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File #: CB-17-005    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Committee Business Status: Passed
File created: 2/27/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/12/2017 Final action: 6/12/2017
Title: CSAB Recommendations - Community Events Grant Presented by: Anna Royer, Business Manager
Attachments: 1. C-CS-02CommunityEvents
TAMRMS#: B06


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CSAB Recommendations - Community Events Grant
Presented by: Anna Royer, Business Manager

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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That the following St. Albert Community Event Grants be awarded:

St. Albert Sailfish Swim Club: $2,500 for the Summer Sailfish Swim Meet
Heritage Lakes Community Association: $1,087 for the 2017 Family Day Event
St. Albert Curling Club: $5,000 for the 2018 Canadian Stick Curling Championships
St. Albert Chamber Music Society: $1,200 for the Summer Music Concerts
St. Albert Bicycle Motocross Association: $2,500 for their Race Series Summer Event
St. Albert Community Information & Volunteer Centre: $2,750 for the 2017 Volunteer Fair
Stop Abuse in Families Society: $2,500 for Autorama 2017
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PURPOSE OF REPORT

This report brings forward a recommendation from the Community Services Advisory Board (CSAB) for allocation from the 2017 spring intake of applications for the “Ad Hoc” Community Events Grant Program for Council’s consideration and approval, as per attached Policy C-CS-02.

COUNCIL DIRECTION

The Council direction that has resulted in this matter being brought before Council is contained in Council Policy C-CS-02 Community Events Grant Program and the corresponding administrative procedures.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

In accordance with City Policy C-CS-02, Community Events Grant Program, this report provides recommendations resulting from the April 25, 2017 Community Services Advisory Board meeting. The applicants have applied under the “Ad Hoc” community event category in this grant program.

The CSAB has recommended funding for the applicants as follows:

Application #1 - Sailfish Summer Swim Meet
Organizing Group: St. Albert Sailfish Swim Club
Funding Request: $5,000
CSAB Recommended Funding: $2,500
This annual swim competition plays host to over 250 swimmers from as far away as Jasper. This is a two-day event held at Fountain Park Recreation Centre and involves over 150 volunteers. To...

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