59. The arts council has the following functions :
(1) to draw up and keep a permanent list of the associations, societies, organizations, groups or persons engaged in artistic and cultural activities in the territory of the city ;
(2) to combine, co-ordinate and promote artistic or cultural initiatives in the territory of the city ; and
(3) in keeping with the strategic guidelines adopted by the city council and within the limits of the funds available for that purpose, to designate the associations, societies, organizations, groups or persons and the artistic or cultural events that are to be paid a grant, and to fix the amount of the grant.
The city council may, by by-law, confer any other power on the arts council or impose on it any other duty it considers advisable to better enable it to attain its objects.
2000, c. 56, Sch. I, s. 59; 2006, c. 60, s. 7.