Finance and Audit Committee – December 16, 2020


The following recommendations will be going to Council for final approval:

Culture and Event Grants 2021 - Fund Recommendations to Support Community Vibrancy and Resilience
Approve 2021 Cultural Grant funding (Operating, Project and Downtown Event) recommendations of $478,166.

Administer a special rapid response program for 2021 (Resilience Grant) with the remaining funds of $28,559 to support resilience in Nanaimo’s arts and culture sector.

View the following 2021 Culture and Event Grant recommendations on the agenda here:

  • 2021 Culture & Heritage Operating Grants
  • 2021 Culture & Heritage Project Grants
  • 2021 Downtown Event Revitalization Grants

Section 7 a

Proposal for Welcome Pole at Maffeo Sutton Park
Allocate $50,000 from Public Art budgeted in the years 2020 and 2021 for a permanent artwork at Maffeo Sutton Park to the realization of a Welcome Pole by Snuneymuxw artist Noel Brown.
Section 7 b

Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program Adaptation, Resilience and Disaster Mitigation
Submit an application to the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program – Adaptation, Resilience and Disaster Mitigation for the Seabold Drive and Ptarmigan Way Drainage Upgrade project and commit to funding any cost overruns of the project. 
Section 7 d

Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program COVID Resilience Infrastructure Stream
Submit an application to the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program for the Generators for Beban Park Complex and the Water Treatment Plant.
Section 7 e 

December 16, 2020 Finance and Audit Committee Meeting – agenda, documents and video


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