New rules would translate into an annual discount of about $1,000 for a business property assessed at $600,000 that now pays about $15,000 a year in taxes.
Eatery owners argued the 10-customer, one-size-fits-all cap was unfair to owners of larger establishments.
Proposal calls for an 11-storey and a 10-storey tower with a total of 159 suites.
Wellington West merchants say they're confused by lack of clear set of rules regarding guidelines for getting back in business.
Plan for controversial addition to the iconic downtown hotel will now go to full council for consideration on Feb. 24.
The money will go to musicians whose livelihoods have been upended by the COVID-19 crisis.
Councillors gave a unanimous thumbs-up to the plan that would see pedestrian plazas set up along major streets and a “destination building” replace the Clarence Street parking garage.
OSEG managing partner and executive chairman Roger Greenberg made the pledge in a letter to Mayor Jim Watson and Coun. Mathieu Fleury on Monday.
Mayor Jim Watson and Coun. Mathieu Fleury, the city’s sport commissioner, are urging the teams' owners to commit to operating the franchises at TD Place until at least 2032.
Mayor also suggests "some form of opening for those businesses should at least be considered" after data shows only two per cent of recent outbreaks were linked to bars and restaurants.