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Event Centre Assessment Committee Announces Chair, Vice Chair

Calgary, AB – The Event Centre Assessment Committee (ECAC) today announces that Councillor Davison has been named the Chair of the Committee. The Committee also announces that Councillor Sutherland has been named the Vice Chair.

The new Committee, formed by Council on May 28, 2018, consists of Councillor Davison (Chair), Councillor Sutherland (Vice Chair), Councillor Keating, City Manager J. Fielding, Calgary Municipal Land Corporation President M. Brown, Calgary Economic Development Chair S. Allan, and Calgary Municipal Land Corporation Chair, L. Edwards.

The five voting members of the committee are the three City Councillors, the City Manager, and the President of the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation. The others join as non-voting advisory members. The committee may add advisory members as needed.

“It is now time for us to explore the best options for our key stakeholder: the citizens of Calgary,” said Councillor Davison. “I am very pleased to see this committee established and ready to go.”

“I’m excited about getting to work”, said Councillor Keating. “It’s time to leave the past behind us and focus on moving forward. What matters now is outcomes, and I believe we can find an outcome that works well for all parties involved.”

“Our committee’s mandate is to determine the development of a new Event Centre, a multi-purpose building that fits the goals of the City of Calgary,” said Councillor Sutherland. “I look forward to engaging all the partners necessary to accomplish a successful outcome for all.”

The Committee will meet monthly to discuss its exploratory work. -30-

Media contact:

Frano Cavar, Communications and Policy Liaison to Councillor Jeff Davison

E: T:403-519-6046​​

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