Minutes

To be Confirmed



Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council


Meeting No. 13   Contact Nancy Martins, Committee Administrator
Meeting Date Wednesday, June 20, 2018
  Phone 416-397-4579
Start Time 3:00 PM
  E-mail edc@toronto.ca
Location Committee Room 2, City Hall
  Chair   Councillor Josh Colle  


No quorum was present at the meeting time at 3:15 p.m. on June 20, 2018.  After calling for quorum, the Clerk called the roll at 3:16 p.m. and recorded the following members present:

  

Councillor Josh Colle, Chair

Spencer Sutherland, Co-chair 
Derek Andrews

Mary An Blom

Councillor Christin Carmichael Greb

Jeff Cohen

Murray Foster

Councillor Mary Fragedakis

Tracey Jenkins

Noah Mintz

Rodney Murphy

Roberta Smith

Andrew Weir

Peter Zakarow

 

Notwithstanding that quorum was not present, in accordance with the simplified procedures governing advisory bodies, the meeting proceeded on an informal basis at the request of the members present until 5:32 p.m., with the following members in attendance:

 

- Amanda Martinez 

- Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon

MA13.1

Presentation 

No Quorum 

 

Ward:All 

Working Group Updates

Committee Decision

Members of the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council discussed the item informally.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Working Groups leads gave an update to members.

Summary

Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council Working Group Leads will present updates, upcoming activities and recommendations from the three Working Groups:

 

-     Venue Protection and Sustainability

-     Community Outreach

-     City Partnerships

Background Information
Community Outreach Working Group - Notes
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ma/bgrd/backgroundfile-117427.pdf)


MA13.2

Presentation 

No Quorum 

 

Ward:All 

Night-time Economy and Music Venues

Committee Decision

Members of the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council discussed the item informally.

Decision Advice and Other Information

Paul Seres, Owner and Founding Trustee, New York City Hospitality Alliance gave a presentation on the Evolution of a Hospitality Alliance.

Summary

Paul Seres, Owner and Founding Trustee,  New York City Hospitality Alliance will give a presentation on the New York City Hospitality Alliance

 

Background Information
Presentation on The Evolution of a Hospitality Alliance
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ma/bgrd/backgroundfile-117433.pdf)


MA13.3

Presentation 

No Quorum 

 

Ward:All 

Responsible Hospitality Institute - Update

Committee Decision

Members of the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council discussed the item informally.

Decision Advice and Other Information

Spencer Sutherland, Co-chair provided and update on the work with the Responsible Hospitality Institute.

Summary

Spencer Sutherland, Co-chair, Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council, will update members on the work and upcoming research on Toronto’s Night-Time Economy to be undertaken by the Responsible Hospitality Institute (RHI).

 


MA13.4

Presentation 

No Quorum 

 

Ward:All 

Music Passport Program

Committee Decision

Members of the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council discussed the item informally.

Decision Advice and Other Information

Tracey Jenkings read an update from Shaun Bowring, Co-organizer, Toronto Music Passport Program on Live Music Passport Toronto, July 13 to September 2, 2018, Summer Session.

Summary

Shaun Bowring, Co-organizer, Toronto Music Passport Program will give a presentation on the Music Passport summer 2018 program.

Background Information
Presentation on Live Music Passport Toronto
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ma/bgrd/backgroundfile-117436.pdf)


MA13.5

Presentation 

No Action 

 

Ward:All 

TOcore and Music Venues

Committee Decision

Members of the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council discussed the item informally.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Music Sector Development Officer, Economic Development and Culture gave an update on City-approved Venue Protection Measures including TOCore and "Agent of Change".

Summary

Economic Development and Culture staff will give a presentation on the effect of the recently approved TOcore Downtown Plan, on live music venues in Toronto.

Background Information
(June 20, 2018) Summary from the Music Development Officer, Economic Development and Culture on City-Approved Venue Protection Measures including TOcore and Agent of Change
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ma/bgrd/backgroundfile-117429.pdf)


MA13.6

ACTION 

No Quorum 

 

Ward:All 

Improving Transit Service to Major Music Festivals

Committee Decision

Members of the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council discussed the item informally.

Decision Advice and Other Information

Stuart Green, Senior Communications Specialist, Media Relations, Toronto Transit Commission and Scott Haskell, Senior Planner, Toronto Transit Commission gave a presentation on Music and the TTC.

Origin
(May 10, 2018) Letter from the Head of Commission Services, Toronto Transit Commission
Summary

At its meeting on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 the TTC Board considered a report titled “Improving Transit Service to Major Music Festivals” and forwards the report to the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council for information.

Background Information
(May 10, 2018) Letter from the Head of Commission Services, Toronto Transit Commission on Improving Transit Service to Major Music Festivals
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ma/bgrd/backgroundfile-116462.pdf)

(May 8, 2018) Attachment 1 - Report from the Chief Operating Officer, Toronto Transit Commission on Improving Transit Service to Major Music Festivals
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ma/bgrd/backgroundfile-116463.pdf)

Presentation - Music and the TTC
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ma/bgrd/backgroundfile-117520.pdf)


MA13.7

Presentation 

No Quorum 

 

Ward:All 

Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council - Summary of Accomplishments

Committee Decision

Members of the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council discussed the item informally.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Chair and Co-Chair, Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council (TMAC) gave an Overview of TMAC's Key Accomplishments 2014 - 2018.

Summary

Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council (TMAC) Co-Chairs, Spencer Sutherland and Councillor Colle, will give a presentation summarizing the TMAC's accomplishments. 

 

The Co-Chairs will also seek feedback on the future reconstitution of TMAC.

Background Information
(June 19, 2018) Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council - Overview of Key Accomplishments 2014 - 2018
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ma/bgrd/backgroundfile-117426.pdf)


Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Councillor Josh Colle, Chair, Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council
Meeting Sessions
Session Date Session Type Start Time End Time Public or Closed Session
2018-06-20 Afternoon 3:15 PM 3:16 PM Public
Attendance
Members were present for some or all of the time period indicated.
Date and Time Quorum Members
2018-06-20
03:15 PM - 03:16 PM
(Public Session)
Lost Present: Derek Andrews, Mary An Blom, Christin Carmichael Greb, Jeff Cohen, Josh Colle (Chair), Murray Foster, Mary Fragedakis, Tracey Jenkins, Noah Mintz, Rodney Murphy, Roberta Smith, Spencer Sutherland, Andrew Weir, Peter Zakarow
Not Present: Eric Alper, Vivian Barclay, Dan Broome, Melissa Bubb-Clarke, Jeff Craib, Jay Devonish, Jay Douglas, John Filion, Adam Gill, Derek "drex" Jancar, Andreas Kalogiannides, Jesse Kumagai, Melissa Langley, Robert Lanni, Amanda Martinez, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Mervon Mehta, Miranda Mulholland, Jeffrey Remedios, Patti-Anne Tarlton, Amy Terrill, Michael Thompson