May 12, 2012 28-May-2012 
On May 12, 2012 approximately 20 people attended the meeting on Field Permit Fees hosted by the Toronto Sports Council. Participants represented sport groups from cross the City of Toronto.
The purpose of this forum was to develop advice in response to City Council’s request that the Toronto Sports Council and permit fee holders be consulted on solutions to issues raised by the proposed implementation of new field permit fees for children and youth. Following remarks fromKaren Pitre (Chair, Toronto Sports Council) participants were asked to provide advice on the following:
1. Quality of fields
2. Permit issues around rain out and block bookings
3. Consultation process
4. Introduction of fees
Key messages from feedback received during the meeting are summarized below. This summary was written by Nicole Swerhun, part of the independent facilitation team that helped run the meeting. It was subject to review by participants prior to being finalized.
What advice does the sport community have for the City regarding how to address issues raised by the proposed implementation of new field permit fees for children and youth?
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