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File #: AR-17-097    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Reports Status: Passed
File created: 1/25/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/20/2017 Final action: 3/20/2017
Title: Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with City of Edmonton and Soccer Association Presented by: Gilles Prefontaine, GM Development Services
Attachments: 1. MOU Regional Community Recreation Facility, 2. Site Context Map, 3. Site Plan, 4. Location Map
TAMRMS#: B06

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Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with City of Edmonton and Soccer Association
Presented by: Gilles Prefontaine, GM Development Services

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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That the Mayor be authorized to sign the Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Edmonton and the St. Albert Soccer Association, provided as an attachment entitled "MOU Regional Community Recreation Facility" to the March 20, 2017 Agenda Report entitled "Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with City of Edmonton and Soccer Association".

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PURPOSE OF REPORT

As requested by Council, Administration has collaborated with the City of Edmonton and the St. Albert Soccer Association (SASA) to present a Memorandum of Understanding for Council’s consideration to explore the feasibility of partnering on the development of a regional field house / Sportplex.

COUNCIL DIRECTION

On January 9, 2017 Council passed the following motion:

(CM-16-074)
That the City of St. Albert enter into an MOU with the City of Edmonton and the St. Albert Soccer Association to explore the feasibility of partnering on the development of a regional field house / Sportplex and return to Council by the end of Q1 2017.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

Since 2015 SASA has presented to Council on several occasions the concept and possibility of the construction of a regional field house in partnership with the City of Edmonton and the City of St. Albert.

During SASA’s last presentation to Council on November 7, 2016, Craig Cameron of SASA requested the City's assistance in advancing their vision for their proposed soccer complex. Mr. Cameron requested that the City work with SASA to have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed with the City of Edmonton in order to procure the land they require for the complex.

Council directed Administration to prepare an MOU with the City of Edmonton and SASA on January 9, 2017.

Administration met with the City of Edmonton and the SASA on several occasions t...

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