Council seeks input from organizers of upcoming large projects in the city

Nov 2, 2015

For immediate release
Monday, November 2, 2015

City of Greater Sudbury Council is hosting a public input session for organizations who are planning large projects with significant and lasting impacts on the future of our community in the next several years.

On Friday, November 27, public and private organizers of large projects planning to seek municipal funding 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 Council Chamber at Tom Davies Square.

Large-scale initiatives conceived and developed by the members of this community are critical to the future of our city. City Council is calling on key stakeholders to help them set priorities and shape our city by sharing information on key projects with significant impact on the community in the near future.

In order to be eligible to present at this public input session, projects must meet one or more of the following criteria:

• 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 Sustainable infrastructure).
• The project must enhance civic engagement and build social capital, for instance by enhancing community pride, health and well-being, diversity and safe communities.

All presenters must complete and return the Large Project Presentation Form by Monday, November 16 at noon. The form can be found online at, by calling 311, by email at, or in person at the Clerk’s Office, located on the Second Floor of Tom Davies Square.

Each group will have a maximum of twenty minutes to present and pre-registration is required.

As part of an open and transparent government, this meeting is open to the public and will be live streamed at Presentation and project information will be available to the public through Agendas Online at