November 19, 1998.
To:Strategic Policies and Priorities Committee
Re:Toronto Zoo - 1998 Operating Budget Variance Report and Contingency Request
The Budget Committee on November 18, 1998 recommended to the Strategic Policies
and Priorities Committee and Council that:
(1)the communication (October 27, 1998) from the General Manager and Chief
Executive Officer of the Toronto Zoo be received as information;
(2)consideration of the request that the additional net program expenditure amount of
$750,000.00 above the approved budget amount of $6,975,000.00 be funded from the
City Contingency Account, be deferred to the end of 1998; and
(3)the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer provide a cash flow to allow the Toronto
Zoo to meet its operating expenditure requirements.
The Budget Committee also reports having requested the Chief Financial Officer and
Treasurer to provide a report to the Budget Committee on a policy for the use of the Corporate
The Budget Committee on November 18, 1998, had before it a report (October 27, 1998) from
the General Manager and CEO, Toronto Zoo regarding the 1998 operating budget variance
report and contingency request.
Mr. Cal White, General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Zoo, appeared before
the Budget Committee in connection with this matter.
Item No. 14
c.Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Director of Budgets
General Manager and CEO, Toronto Zoo