Outstanding London Ambassador Award Policy

By-Law Number
As Amended by

Legislative History: Adopted June 13, 2017 (By-law No. CPOL.-50-246); Amended July 24, 2018 (By-law No. CPOL.-50(a)-394)

Last Review Date: July 25, 2023

Service Area Lead: City Clerk

1. Policy Statement

1.1 This policy establishes a City Council award in recognition of an individual, business or organization for outstanding contributions that bring a positive national and international recognition to London which may encourage people to move to London, businesses to invest in London, or encourage people to visit London.

2. Definitions

2.1 Not applicable.

3. Applicability

3.1 This Council policy applies to the nominator, Nominating Committee, as well as eligible nominees.

4. The Policy

4.1 Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee shall be comprised of the City of London’s Senior Leadership Team.

4.2 Eligibility Requirements

a) A nominee may be an individual, business or organization that brings a positive national and international recognition to London that may result in encouraging people to move to London, businesses to invest in London, or people to visit London.

b) An individual, business or organization shall only be eligible to receive the Outstanding London Ambassador Award once.

4.3 Award Process

a) All Londoners, local boards, commissions and agencies, and the London Chamber of Commerce shall be invited to submit their nominations using the Nomination Form available on the City’s website or obtained through the City Clerk’s Office, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 300 Dufferin Avenue.

b) All nominations shall be submitted by October 31st each year, for consideration by the Nominating Committee.

c) The Nominating Committee, when deliberating on the nominees for the Outstanding London Ambassador Award, shall consider the degree to which the individual, organization or business has brought positive recognition to London and the resulting benefits to the City of London.

d) The Nominating Committee shall recommend one nominee to City Council, via the appropriate Standing Committee.

e) There will be a maximum of one Award presented each year.

f) The successful nominee will be presented with the Award by the Mayor, on behalf of City Council, at the first Council meeting in January following the nomination deadline.

The Award shall be comprised of a lapel pin, as well as the posting of the recipient’s name on a designated plaque at City Hall.

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