Motion To: at the Rules of Procedure be suspended to consider the following motion to allow for use of the devices, as the first event would occur before the next Council meeting on May 9, 2018. WHEREAS the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) would like to use smoke devices at Ottawa Fury Games at TD Place; and WHEREAS OSEG has developed procedures to ensure the safety of staff and patrons of the events; and WHEREAS the City of Ottawa prohibits the use of smoke devices in By-law No. 2003-237, being the Fireworks By-law; and WHEREAS OSEG piloted smoked devices in 2017 and received no complaints; and WHEREAS Ottawa Fire Services has been consulted on the smoke devices and believes these devices can be used safely; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Ottawa grant an exemption to By-law No. 2003-237 to the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (“OSEG”), to allow for the use of smoke devices for Fury Games starting April 28, 2018, for home games during the 2018 season and
Absent/RecusedJ. Mitic (a)
Vote recorded from City Council on 2018-04-25 regarding agenda item MOTIONS REQUIRING SUSPENSION OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE.