The Mayor has special powers and duties under Part VI.1 of the City of Toronto Act.  These include powers to:

  • Appoint the City Manager
  • Hire and dismiss certain City officials and determine the organizational structure of the City of Toronto
  • Create committees of Council assign their functions and appoint the Chairs and Vice Chairs of committees of Council
  • Propose the City’s budget subject to Council amendments, a Mayoral veto and a Council override process

A power to bring forward matters for Council consideration or veto by-laws will come into effect when regulations prescribing Provincial priorities come into force. Mayoral Decisions will be posted below.

The Mayor is required to exercise those powers in writing and make them available to the public, subject to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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1-2022 To establish committees of Council and to assign their functions.
2-2022 To appoint the chairs and vice-chairs of committees.
3-2022 To give written approval of by-law(s) prepared for the November 23 and 24, 2022 meeting of City Council.
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