Motion To: That City Council approve that the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider the following motion, as the next Council meeting is April 11, 2018 and the City’s motion confirming participation in the 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) bid must be made now to meet the deadline for the bid process of April 9, 2018: WHEREAS the City’s Bid More, Win More, Host More strategy, is designed to attract world-class conferences and events to Ottawa and promote economic prosperity and growth; and WHEREAS the City seeks to host the 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024 AMO annual general meetings (AGMs), conferences and tradeshows; and WHEREAS the AMO conference involves over 2000 participants annually from municipalities and other organizations across Ontario and results in an economic impact of over 1.6 million each year; and WHEREAS AMO requires that its member municipalities pass a council resolution for each bid submitted to host AMO’s AGMs, confer
Absent/RecusedS. Moffatt (a)
A. Hubley (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2018-03-28 regarding agenda item MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE.