Grants to Centennial Hall

By-Law Number
As Amended by

Legislative History: Enacted June 13, 2017 (By-law No. CPOL.-29-225); Amended June 26, 2018 (By-law No. CPOL.-341-332); Amended August 10, 2021 (By-law No. CPOL.-29(a)-232); Amended July 25, 2023 (By-law No. CPOL.-29(b)-201)

Last Review Date: July 25, 2023

Service Area Lead: Director, Financial Planning & Business Support

1. Policy Statement

The purpose of this policy is to formalize and clarify practices on grants to organizations utilizing Centennial Hall.

2. Definitions

Not Applicable.

3. Applicability

This policy applies to the use of Centennial Hall as it relates to organizations receiving financial assistance from the City of London.

4. The Policy

A policy establishing that should Municipal Council wish to support an organization using Centennial Hall, Municipal Council should give direct financial assistance to that organization without any reference to Centennial Hall.

It is noted that by following this procedure, the organization receiving the financial assistance from the City of London would be expected to deal directly with the Management of Centennial Hall on the same basis as any other individual or group wishing to use Centennial Hall and its facilities.

It is also noted that the following concepts and understandings are hereby accepted by Municipal Council with respect to Centennial Hall, namely:

a) Centennial Hall was constructed as a multi-purpose building and because of this fact its diversity is its strength, permitting it to cater to a cross-section of the community; and,

b) the original intention of Municipal Council was that Centennial Hall would be managed as closely as possible in a private enterprise manner, and Municipal Council continues to support the Centennial Hall Management in this concept.

Last modified:Tuesday, April 09, 2024