Arts Commons Advisory Committee

Terms of Reference
 
Mandate:
The mandate of the Committee is to complete a fulsome review and assessment of the renovation and expansion of the Arts Commons facility [Arts Commons Transformation project "ACT Project"], as adopted by Council (CPS2011-48) and report back to Council.

The Committee's specific responsibilities include:
- A review and assessment of the ACT Project including:
    > the proposed project's alignment with Council priorities and The City's strategy, plans, research and policies;
    > the community need for and benefit of the proposed project's programs and offerings; and
    > the proposed project consistent with the Investing in Partnerships Policy capital project evaluation framework including the project business case; functional plan/program; operating plan and proformas; project budget (including costing); governance and project funding.
- Provide a recommendation to Council regarding the ACT Project viability, funding, governance and implementation.
 
Composition:
The Committee consists of five (5) voting members as follows:
3 Councillors
1 City Manager, or designate, City of Calgary
1 Board Chair, board member or senior executive from the organization, Calgary Municipal Land Corporation
In addition, the Committee will include the following non-voting members:
1 General Manager, Community Services or designate, City of Calgary (non-voting)
1 Board Chair, board member or senior executive from the organization, Arts Commons (non-voting)
1 Board Chair, board member or senior executive from the organization, Calgary Arts Development Authority Ltd. (non-voting)
Other non-voting representatives as decided by the Committee

The Chair and Vice-Chair shall be members of Council. The Chair of the Committee is appointed by Council resolution for the initial term of the Committee. For subsequent terms, the Chair is elected by the voting Committee members annually at their first meeting after the Organizational Meeting.
The Vice-Chair shall be elected by the Voting Committee members at its first meeting and annually at their first meeting after the Organizational Meeting.
Term:
One-year term expiring annually at the Organizational Meeting
Term Expiry Month:
October
Meetings:
Day:  
Time:  
Location:  
Quorum:
Greater than 50%, that is, three (3) voting members.
Resource Staff:
Kerr, Lori (403) 268-5080)
Mahoney, Meghan ((403) 268-8299)
Administrative Contact:
Legislative Advisors
City Clerk's Office
The City of Calgary
P.O. Box 2100, Station M, Mail Code #8007
Calgary AB T2P 2M5
Bus: 403-268-5861
Reports To:
Council


ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
   Patti PonRepresentative, Calgary Arts Development Authority2020N/A
   Kate ThompsonRepresentative, Calgary Municipal Land Corporation2020N/A
   Greg EptonRepresentative, Arts Commons2020N/A
   Henry SykesRepresentative, Arts Commons2020N/A
  Councillor Gian-Carlo CarraCouncillor20192021
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 Councillor Druh FarrellCouncillor20192021
  Councillor Jyoti GondekCouncillor20192021
   Katie BlackGM, Community Services20192021
   Stuart DalgleishCity Manager designate20202021



Authority  Description Decision
1. 2019 January 28, C2019-0135 1) Establishment of the Arts Commons Assessment Committee; 2) Appoint a Councillor as Chair. Nominate up to 2 Councillors to be appointed by the 2019 February 04 Combined Meeting of Council. 3) Develop Terms of Reference and report no later than April 30, 2019 for review and approval.
2. 2019 February 04, C2019-0161 1) Appointment of 2 Councillors. 2) Direct that the Committee returns to Council with Terms of Reference no later than 2019 March.
3. 2019 February 25, C2019-0293 1) Adopt the Terms of Reference for the Arts Commons Advisory Committee; 2) Schedule the first meeting of the Arts Commons Advisory Committee at 1:00 p.m. to take place on 2019 March 12 in the Legal Traditions Boardroom.