In accordance with Section 27-24 and Section 27-26 of Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 27, Council Procedures, the City Clerk is issuing notice of the following:

First Meeting of City Council – December 4, 5 and 13

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
First Meeting of City Council
2 p.m., Council Chamber

  • to conduct ceremonial business and elect a Speaker and Deputy Speaker
  • seating in the public gallery will be reserved for invited guests only
  • additional unreserved seating will be available in Committee Room 1
  • this session and all meetings of City Council will be streamed live at

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
First Meeting continues
9:30 a.m., Council Chamber

  • to consider a report from the City Manager and City Clerk on impacts of the reduction of the size of Council on governance structures and processes including the committee structure, community council boundaries, members appointments and amendments to the Council Procedures; and
  • to introduce and enact bills

Thursday, December 13
First Meeting continues
9:30 a.m., Council Chamber

  • to consider the report of the Striking Committee on Member appointments and the 2019 meeting schedule
  • to consider urgent business from City Officials
  • to consider Member motions
  • to introduce and enact bills

The following additional meetings have also been scheduled

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Community Councils
9:30 a.m., Toronto City Hall (meeting rooms to be announced)

  • the community councils, yet to be formally established by City Council at its December 5 session, will meet to elect their chairs and vice chairs.
  • no other business will be considered.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Striking Committee
9:30 a.m., Committee Room 1

  • to consider Member preferences for appointments to committees, local boards and other bodies; and
  • to consider the 2019 schedule of meetings.

Agenda closings and distribution

The agenda closing and distribution dates for the first meeting are as follows:

December 5 session:

  • agenda materials, including bills, due by Monday, November 26, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.
  • agenda to be distributed on Wednesday, November 28, 2018

December 13 session:

  • agenda materials, including officials’ reports, member motions and bills, due by Thursday, December 6, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.
  • agenda materials to be distributed on Monday, December 10, 2018


The following meetings, originally scheduled by City Council, are cancelled:

December 5, 2018 – Striking Committee
December 6, 2018 – Community Councils
December 7, 2018 – Executive Committee

To view the most up to date schedule of meetings, which incorporates the above, please visit