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The mandate of the Committee is to provide recommendations to Council after receiving and reviewing the information provided by Administration and any of its third-party consultants regarding the development, construction, operation and management, and leasing and financing of an Event Centre.  

The Committee will:
 - receive and review information provided by Administration and any of its third-party consultants regarding the development, construction, operation and management, and leasing and financing of an Event Centre;
 - identify the opportunities, issues, and risks (including those related to sustainability and climate impacts) in alignment with Council policy and Council priorities related to all options the Committee considers relevant and significant to the project;
- demonstrate that the exploration process and recommended approach incorporates a commitment to reconciliation, including alignment with The City's report White Goose Flying: A Report to Calgary City Council on the Indian Residential School Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action (2016);
- ensure the recommended approach aligns with Council's 2022 January 12 direction (C2022-0068), and all subsequent related Council direction.

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Board Information

The Committee shall consist of 5 members as follows: 

3 Members of Council; and
2 public members, being a board member or senior executive representative from each of the following organizations:
   - Calgary Economic Development Ltd.; and 
   - Calgary Chamber of Commerce

The Committee will meet as required to carry out its mandate. Meetings of the Committee will be called or cancelled at the call of the Chair.

Quorum for the Committee is greater than 50% of all voting members.

Internal – Advisory

Legislative Advisors

CommitteeClerk@calgary.ca

Council

Committee meetings are open to the public; however, the Committee may use its discretion under section 197(2) of the Municipal Government Act to close all or part of its meetings to the public if a matter to be discussed is within one of the exceptions to disclosure in Division 2 of Part 1 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. F-25.

The Committee may also, by majority vote, permit public submissions on an item at a Committee meeting.

Name Position Term Start Term End Status Appointed By
Councillor Chabot, Andre Member of Council 28 Oct 2022 31 Oct 2024 Active
Councillor Sharp, Sonya Member of Council; Chair 08 Mar 2022 31 Oct 2024 Active
Councillor Wong, Terry Member of Council 01 Nov 2022 31 Oct 2024 Active
Parry, Brad Public member, representative of Calgary Economic Development 08 Mar 2022 31 Oct 2024 Active
Yedlin, Deborah Public member, representative of Calgary Chamber of Commerce 08 Mar 2022 31 Oct 2024 Active