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Type:100 100 #:SOMERSET (14)
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Meeting Date:2018-Feb-28 2018-Feb-28 2 Ward:SOMERSET (14)
Meeting Type:City Council Video: View Video
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 2nd1002018-Feb-28City Council
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Passed    Motion To: COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS That Council approve: 1. That the plaza located at the southwest corner of Preston Street and Somerset Street West adjacent to the Plant Recreation Centre, as shown in Document 1, be designated “Saigon Square”; and 2. That a commemorative boulder and plaque be erected in this location, as described in this report, with the cost to be covered by the Vietnamese Canadian Centre; and 3. That the wording on the plaque be displayed as “This Square was named “Saigon” in recognition of the contribution to the City Of Ottawa by the Vietnamese Refugees who came to Canada in search of freedom”; and 4. That the General Manager of Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services be delegated the authority to negotiate and execute an agreement with the Vietnamese Canadian Centre detailing the terms, conditions and responsibilities for this project, to approve the final design and installation details of the boulder and plaque and to approve the final wording for the plaque in consultation with the Ward Councillor.
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) R. Chiarelli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) E. El-Chantiry  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Blais  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Taylor  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) J. Harder  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Cloutier  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) R. Brockington  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) M. Wilkinson  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) T. Tierney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Leiper  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) A. Hubley  Yes
(Mayor / Maire) J. Watson  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) T. Nussbaum  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Yes