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STRATEGIC POLICIES AND PRIORITIES COMMITTEE

SPECIAL MEETING

A G E N D A

Date of Meeting: Thursday, October 1, 1998 Enquiry: Christine Archibald
Time: 9:00 a.m. Interim Contact
Location: Committee Room A

2nd Floor - Metro Hall

55 John Street, Toronto

392-7039

E-mail address of

carchiba@city.toronto.on.ca



DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST PURSUANT TO

THE MUNICIPAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST ACT. 1.VETERANS' CLUBHOUSES AND LEGION HALLS

City Clerk

(September 30, 1998)

Forwarding the action of the Assessment and Tax Policy Task Force to the Strategic Policies and Priorities Committee and recommending that the report (September 22, 1998) from the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer be amended by deleting the words, "November 15, 1998" from Recommendation No. (6) and replacing them with "November 11, 1998" , and that the report, as amended, be adopted.

2.REASSESSMENT AND TAX POLICY INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS PLAN

City Clerk

(September 30, 1998)

Forwarding the action of the Assessment and Tax Policy Task Force to the Strategic Policies and Priorities Committee and recommending that the Chair of the Task Force and the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer be authorized to meet with provincial officials to discuss valuation models, quality control studies and the review of the quality and accuracy of the reassessment in Toronto, and report back to the Task Force on those discussions, at its meeting to be held on October 22, 1998.

3.ONTARIO PROPERTY ASSESSMENT CORPORATION - RECOVERY OF 1998 COSTS

City Clerk

(September 30, 1998)

Forwarding the action of the Assessment and Tax Policy Task Force to the Strategic Policies and Priorities Committee and recommending that:

(1)the report (September 15, 1998) from the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer be adopted;

(2)the Mayor, and interested Members of Council, be requested to meet with the Minister of Finance to ensure that the City of Toronto has the number of members on the Board of Ontario Property Assessment Corporation proportional to the percentage of its levy;

(3)Councillor Chong be appointed an ex-officio member of the Assessment and Tax Policy Task Force; and

(4)Council's position be forwarded to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario with the request that it endorse the City's position.

4.OWNER-OCCUPIED CONDOMINIUMS

City Clerk

(September 30, 1998)

Forwarding the action of the Assessment and Tax Policy Task Force to the Strategic Policies and Priorities Committee and recommending that the administrative process set out in the report (September 12, 1998) from the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer be approved.

5.EXTENSION OF PROPERTY ASSESSMENT APPEAL DEADLINE

City Clerk

(September 30, 1998)

Forwarding the action of the Assessment and Tax Policy Task Force to the Strategic Policies and Priorities Committee and City Council, and recommending that Council request all parties in the Ontario legislature to ensure that amending legislation to extend the property assessment appeal deadline to October 30, 1998 is supported in the house and approved without delay.

6.CAPPING OF BUSINESS AND REALTY TAXES FOR BIAs

City Clerk

(September 30, 1998)

Forwarding the action of the Assessment and Tax Policy Task Force to the Strategic Policies and Priorities Committee and recommending that:

(1)the provincial government be requested to amend legislation in order that individual BIAs may create their own tax policies on BIA levies, at the individual discretion of each BIA; and

(2)TABIA be advised of the City's request to the provincial government, in order that it may inform its members.

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