The City has delegated varying levels of authority to its agencies, boards and commissions to deliver services on Council's behalf.
With this assignment of responsibilities also comes the obligation to conduct business in a manner consistent with City objectives.
City Council has approved a number of relationship frameworks clarifying the relationship between the City of Toronto and a specific agency, board or commission. Each framework sets out City Council's delegation of authority, expectations and requirements for the respective board.
In addition, there are certain accountability requirements that apply to various City boards under the City of Toronto Act, 2006.
For City-owned corporations, Council as the shareholder approves Shareholder Directions to the boards of directors.
Listing of Council-approved relationship frameworks
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