City council is hosting a public input session for organizations who are looking for municipal funds and planning large projects that will leave a lasting impression in or on the community.
On Nov. 27, public and private organizers of such projects in 2016 or 2017 are invited to attend a session of council to pitch their ideas. The meeting will take place at 9 a.m. in the council chamber at Tom Davies Square.
Not sure if your project qualifies? Here’s the criteria the city is using:
The project must have a significant and lasting economic impact through job creation, investment or tourism;
Application for municipal funding for the project will happen in 2016 or 2017, through the municipal budget process;
The project must align with the strategic pillars of Council (Growth and economic development, Responsive, fiscally prudent open governance, Quality of life and place, and
The project must enhance civic engagement and build social capital, for instance by enhancing community pride, health and well-being, diversity and safe communities.
To take part, complete and return the Large Project Presentation Form by Nov. 16 at noon.
The form can be found online at GreaterSudbury.ca/largeprojects, by calling 311, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person at the Clerk’s Office on the Second Floor of Tom Davies Square.
Each group will have 20 minutes to present. Pre-registration is required.
The Nov. 27 meeting is open to the public and will be live streamed at GreaterSudbury.ca.