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Meeting No. 42   Contact Marilyn Toft, Manager
Meeting Date Monday, November 30, 2009
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Friday, December 4, 2009
Monday, December 7, 2009
  Phone 416-392-7032
Start Time 9:30 AM
  E-mail clerk@toronto.ca
Location Council Chamber, City Hall
     


CALL TO ORDER - 9:44 a.m.
 
Speaker Bussin took the Chair and called the Members to order.
 
The meeting opened with O Canada.

City Council - Routine Matters - Meeting 42
RM42.1

Information

Received 

 

 

Moment of Silence
City Council Decision

November 30, 2009

 

Members of Council observed a moment of silence and remembered the following persons who passed away:

 

Brian Cochrane

Henry David (Hank) Hinch-Young

Marciano (Sito) Mungcal

The 14 women murdered at L'Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal on December 6, 1989

 

December 1, 2009

 

Members of Council observed a moment of silence and remembered the following person who passed away:

 

             John Niedra

Background Information (City Council)
Condolence Motion for Brian Cochrane
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25463.pdf)

Condolence Motion for Henry David (Hank) Hinch-Young
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25464.pdf)

Condolence Motion for Marciano (Sito) Mungcal
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25465.pdf)

Condolence Motion Commemorating the National Day of Remembrance on December 6th
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25466.pdf)

Condolence Motion for John Niedra
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25620.pdf)


RM42.2

ACTION

Adopted 

 

 

Confirmation of Minutes
City Council Decision

City Council confirmed the Minutes of Council from the meeting of October 26 and 27, 2009, in the form supplied to the Members.

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Minutes moved by Councillor Shelley Carroll (Carried)

That the Minutes of Council from the meeting of October 26 and 27, 2009, be confirmed in the form supplied to the Members.


RM42.3

ACTION

Adopted 

 

 

Introduction of Committee Reports and New Business from the Mayor and City Officials
City Council Decision

Committee Reports and New Business Items were presented to City Council for consideration.

Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Mayor David Miller (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 36 of the Executive Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


2 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor John Filion (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 26 of the Board of Health listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


3 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Adam Vaughan (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 21 of the Civic Appointments Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


4 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 28 of the Community Development and Recreation Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


5 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Kyle Rae (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 26 of the Economic Development Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


6 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Mike Del Grande (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 26 of the Government Management Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


7 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Howard Moscoe (Carried)
That the Report from Meeting 25 of the Licensing and Standards Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.

8 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Norman Kelly (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 33 of the Planning and Growth Management Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


9 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 28 of the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


10 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Frances Nunziata (Carried)
That the Report from Meeting 31 of the Etobicoke York Community Council listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.

11 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Karen Stintz (Carried)
That the Report from Meeting 29 of the North York Community Council listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.

12 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Mike Del Grande (Carried)

 That the Report from Meeting 30 of the Scarborough Community Council listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


13 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Pam McConnell (Carried)
That the Report from Meeting 29 of the Toronto and East York Community Council listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.

14 - Motion to Introduce Report moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

That the New Business from the Mayor and City officials listed on the Agenda of Council be presented for consideration.


Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

That Council adopt the Introduction of the Committee Report and the New Business from the Mayor and City officials.


Vote (Adopt Item)

Nov-30-2009 10:18 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Introduce Committee Reports and New Business
Yes: 31 Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Di Giorgio, Filion, Ford, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Pantalone, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Thompson, Vaughan 
No: 6 Del Grande, Lee, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Stintz, Walker 
Absent: 8 Ainslie, Augimeri, Feldman, Fletcher, Grimes, Mammoliti, Parker, Shiner 

15 - Motion to Waive the Rules moved by Councillor Adam Vaughan (Carried)

That the Report from Meeting 22 of the Civic Appointments Committee be presented for consideration.  (This procedural motion requires a two-thirds vote to carry.)


RM42.4

Information

Received 

 

 

Petitions
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, received the following petitions and submissions for information:

 

1.         (November 30, 2009) submitted by Councillor Karen Stintz, Ward 16 - Eglinton Lawrence, submitting e-mails from approximately 454 persons respecting the City's Ice Allocation Policy.

 

2.         (November 30, 2009) submitted by Councillor Rob Ford, Ward 2 - Etobicoke North, from the Bergamot's Tenants Association, containing the names of approximately 170 residents respecting the installation of pay and display parking machines.

 

3.         (November 30, 2009) submitted by Mayor David Miller, from the Toronto Leaside Girls Hockey Association, containing approximately 3,000 names respecting the City's Ice Allocation Policy.

 

4.         (November 30, 2009) submitted by Councillor Doug Holyday, Ward 23 - Etobicoke Centre, containing the names of approximately 570 persons regarding Heathercrest Park.

Motions (City Council)
Petition Filed (Carried)

That Council receive the petitions for information.


RM42.5

Information

Received 

 

 

Presentations, Introductions and Announcements
City Council Decision

Various presentations, introductions and announcements were made to City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009.  Refer to the Minutes of the Meeting for details.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

November 30, 2009

 

Toronto 175th Anniversary Celebrations

Deputy Mayor Pantalone, Chair of Toronto's 175th Anniversary Celebrations, addressed Council with respect to the success of the many activities and events, which included literature, dance, film, music, photography, visual arts, archival displays and multi-media exhibits that celebrated the City's diversity, unity and heritage.  He thanked the following participating organizations and the many City staff involved in the celebrations for their hard work and dedication to this project:

 

- The St. George's Society of Toronto

- Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples

- Masala! Mehndi! Masti!

- Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

- Vortex

- West Toronto Junction Historical Society

- Royal Ontario Museum

- Dominion Modern Gallery

- The Dominion Institute

- Heritage Toronto

 

Mayor Miller thanked Deputy Mayor Pantalone for his leadership with respect to the 175th Anniversary Celebrations.

 

Human Rights Awards

Mayor Miller welcomed the 2009 recipients of City Council's Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards.  The awards were presented to the following persons and organizations as part of the City's annual commemoration of Human Rights Day, which is recognized around the world on December 10:

 

- Kimberley Murray - Aboriginal Affairs Award

- John Rae, the Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre, and the Committee for Accessible Aids Treatment - Access Award for Disability Issues

- John Campey - Pride Award

- Ann Buller and Sonja Greckol - Constance E. Hamilton Award on the Status of Women

- Adrienne Shadd, Paul NgYuen, and the Scadding Court Community Centre - William P. Hubbard Award for Race Relations.

 

Mayor Miller thanked the recipients, on behalf of the people of Toronto and City Council, for making lives richer, the City stronger and a better place to live.

 

Mayor Miller, during the morning session of the meeting, welcomed the Sisters of St. Joseph, present in the Chamber.

 

Speaker Bussin, during the morning session of the meeting, welcomed students from Lord Roberts Public School, present in the Chamber.

 

December 1, 2009

 

Courage Canada

Councillor Nunziata introduced Mark DeMontis, a young resident of Weston who lost his sight at age 17.  He founded Courage Canada, a registered charitable organization that raises funds for learn-to-skate programs, skill development and hockey programs for blind youth.  Between June and October, 2009, Mr. DeMontis travelled 5,000 km across Canada on in-line skates to raise awareness and funds for Courage Canada.  Mayor Miller presented Mr. DeMontis with a congratulatory scroll, and thanked him for being an inspiration and undertaking his amazing journey.

 

Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment Awards

Councillor Fletcher advised Council that on June 16, 2009, the City of Toronto and Exhibition Place received national recognition from the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) for their efforts in addressing climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  The CCME comprises 14 environment ministers from federal, provincial and territorial governments in Canada.  The City of Toronto was given the award in recognition of the actions being taken by City Council through its Climate Change, Clean Air and Sustainable Energy Action Plan and the fact that emissions from corporate operations have been reduced by over 40 percent against 1990 levels.  Exhibition Place received an honourable mention for its ongoing implementation of various energy efficiency initiative.

 

December 4, 2009

 

Councillor Ootes congratulated Councillor Michael Feldman and his wife Sue on the occasion of their 60th Wedding Anniversary.

 

Speaker Bussin, during the afternoon session of the meeting, welcomed students from Loretto Abby Catholic Secondary School, present in the Chamber.

 

December 7, 2009

 

Councillor Mihevc congratulated Councillor Mark Grimes and his wife on the occasion of their 25th Wedding Anniversary.

 

Councillor Thompson thanked the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards, and the staff of his division for their work in cleaning-up a business in his ward which had received various dumping violations.

 

Speaker Bussin, during the morning session of the meeting, introduced students from Lampton Kingsway Public School, present in the Chamber.


RM42.6

ACTION

Adopted 

 

 

Review of Order Paper - November 30, 2009
City Council Decision

City Council adopted the November 30, 2009 Order Paper, and all other Items not held on consent.

Motions (City Council)
Review Order Paper

November 30, 2009 at 10:26 a.m. - Speaker Bussin advised Council of the following:

 

            The Mayor has two Key Matters:

 

            Executive Committee Item EX36.9, headed " The Power to Live Green: Toronto's Sustainable Energy Strategy", and Government Management Committee Item GM26.32, headed "Union Station Revitalization Award of Contracts".  These will be the first Items of business today.

 

            It is proposed that Council consider North York Community Council Item NY29.37, headed "Final Report – York University Secondary Plan Update" immediately following the Mayor's Key Matters.  This matter needs to be dealt with today as it relates to an urgent Ontario Municipal Board matter.

 

            Council will consider the other Items in agenda order and the following sets of Executive Committee Items will be considered together:

 

            EX36.23, EX36.25 and EX36.26, relating to the 2010 Capital and Operating Budgets and Rates for Solid Waste Management Services, and

 

            EX36.22, EX36.24 and EX36.27, relating to the 2010 Capital and Operating Budgets and Service Rates for Toronto Water. 


Motion to Adopt Order Paper (Carried)

November 30, 2009 at 11:05 a.m. - That Council adopt the November 30, 2009 Order Paper and all other Items not held on consent.


1 - Motion to Extend the Meeting moved by Councillor Mike Del Grande (Lost)

November 30, 2009 at 6:10 p.m. - That Council remain in session past the 8:00 p.m. recess, if necessary, in order to complete the closed session portion of the meeting.


2 - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Ron Moeser (Lost)

That motion 1 by Councillor Del Grande be amended so that Council remains in session until 10:00 p.m. only.


3 - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Lost)

That motion 1 by Councillor Del Grande be amended so that Council remains in session until 9:00 p.m. only.


Vote (Amend Motion)

Nov-30-2009 6:15 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - Extend to 9:00 p.m. - Perks - Motion 3
Yes: 12 Ainslie, Bussin (Chair), Davis, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Moscoe, Parker, Perks, Vaughan 
No: 24 Augimeri, Carroll, Cho, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Ford, Giambrone, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Mihevc, Milczyn, Moeser, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Pantalone, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz, Walker 
Absent: 9 Ashton, De Baeremaeker, Feldman, Grimes, Mammoliti, Miller, Minnan-Wong, Shiner, Thompson 

RM42.7

ACTION

Adopted 

 

 

Review of Order Paper - December 1, 2009
City Council Decision

City Council adopted the December 1, 2009 Order Paper.

Motions (City Council)
Review Order Paper

December 1, 2009 at 9:54 a.m. - Speaker Bussin advised Council of the following:

 

            There are 36 Items left on the agenda.  I have been advised that the Mayor's 2nd Key Matter, GM26.32 on Union Station is now ready to proceed.  Following the release of Member holds, Council will consider the Mayor's Key Item. Immediately following that Item, Council will consider Planning and Growth Management Committee Item PG33.10 on the new sign by-law.  There will be a staff presentation on this Item.

 

            Notices of Motions will be considered at 2:00 p.m. today.

           

            Council will consider Item CC42.1 on Girl's Hockey in City-Owned Arenas at 5:00 p.m. today.


Motion to Adopt Order Paper (Carried)

December 1, 2009 at 10:04 a.m. - That Council adopt the December 1, 2009 Order Paper.


1 - Motion to Fix Reconvened Meeting moved by Councillor Case Ootes (Carried)

December 1, 2009 at 4:59 p.m. - That, in the event Council does not complete its Agenda today, Council reconvene its regular Meeting 42 on December 2, 2009, immediately following Special Council Meeting 43.


Vote (Fix Reconvened Meeting)

Dec-01-2009 5:00 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Reconvene on December 2 after meeting 43
Yes: 35 Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, McConnell, Mihevc, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Pantalone, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Stintz, Thompson, Vaughan, Walker 
No: 1 Fletcher 
Absent: 9 Ainslie, Feldman, Ford, Grimes, Lee, Milczyn, Minnan-Wong, Saundercook, Shiner 

2 - Motion to Fix Reconvened Meeting moved by Deputy Mayor Joe Pantalone (Carried)

December 2, 2009 at 7:44 p.m. - That Council reconvene its regular Meeting 42 on December 4, 2009, at 10:00 a.m.


RM42.8

ACTION

Adopted 

 

 

Review of Order Paper - December 4, 2009
City Council Decision

City Council adopted the December 4, 2009 Order Paper.

Motions (City Council)
Review Order Paper

December 4, 2009 at 10:14 a.m. - Speaker Bussin advised Council of the following:

 

            There are 28 Items left on the agenda.  Council will consider Item CC42.1 on Girl's Hockey in City-Owned Arenas, followed by Planning and Growth Management Committee Item PG33.10 on the new sign by-law.  Council has started the debates on these Items.

 

            I have been advised by the City Solicitor that the settlement offer on Item CC42.9 respecting the Toronto Port Authority will expire at 5:00 p.m. today.  If Council has not completed the girl's hockey and sign by-law items by 2:00 p.m., I will be seeking a motion to re-order the agenda to bring Item CC42.9 forward for consideration at that time.

 

            Sundown is 4:42 p.m. today.  Council will adjourn the meeting at 3:30 p.m.


1 - Motion to Extend the Meeting moved by Councillor Gloria Lindsay Luby (Carried)

That Council remain in session during the scheduled lunch break at 12:30 p.m.


Vote (Extend the Meeting)

Dec-04-2009 10:18 AM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - Work through lunch
Yes: 33 Ainslie, Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Ford, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Pantalone, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Saundercook, Thompson, Walker 
No: 2 Minnan-Wong, Rae 
Absent: 10 Augimeri, Feldman, Giambrone, Grimes, Jenkins, McConnell, Milczyn, Shiner, Stintz, Vaughan 

2 - Motion to Waive the Rules moved by Councillor John Filion (Carried)

That no votes be taken on Item PG33.10, headed "New Sign Regulation and Revenue Strategy for the City of Toronto" during the previously scheduled lunch break from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Vote (Waive the Rules)

Dec-04-2009 10:22 AM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - Vote on Sign By-law not to be taken during lunch
Yes: 26 Ainslie, Ashton, Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Heaps, Holyday, Lee, Mihevc, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Pantalone, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Walker 
No: 7 Del Grande, Ford, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, Minnan-Wong, Thompson 
Absent: 12 Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Feldman, Giambrone, Grimes, Hall, Jenkins, McConnell, Milczyn, Shiner, Stintz, Vaughan 

Motion to Adopt Order Paper (Carried)

December 4, 2009 at 10:29 a.m. - That Council adopt the December 4, 2009 Order Paper.


3 - Motion to Fix Reconvened Meeting moved by Councillor Norman Kelly (Carried)

December 4, 2009 at 3:27 p.m. - That Council reconvene its regular Meeting 42 on December 7, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. 


Vote (Fix Reconvened Meeting)

Dec-04-2009 3:27 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Reconvene on December 7 at 10:30 a.m.
Yes: 34 Ainslie, Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Pantalone, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan 
No: 4 Ford, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Walker 
Absent: 7 Feldman, Grimes, Lee, Mammoliti, Miller, Shiner, Thompson 

RM42.9

ACTION

Adopted 

 

 

Review of Order Paper - December 7, 2009
City Council Decision

City Council adopted the December 7, 2009 Order Paper.

Motions (City Council)
Review Order Paper

December 7, 2009 at 10:46 a.m. - Speaker Bussin advised Council of the following:

 

            There are 18 Items left on the agenda.  I will take the release of Member holds.  After that, Council will resume its debate on Planning and Growth Management Committee Item PG33.10 on the new sign by-law.


Motion to Adopt Order Paper (Carried)

December 7, 2009 at 10:48 a.m. - That Council adopt the December 7, 2009 Order Paper.


1 - Motion to Amend the Order Paper moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Lost)

December 7, 2009 at 7:29 p.m. - That Council amend the Order Paper to now consider Item MM42.3, headed "Reimbursement of Legal Expenses Incurred by Councillor Heaps as a result of the 2006 Municipal Election", instead of Item CC42.8, headed "620 Avenue Road, 215 to 217 Lonsdale Road - Ontario Municipal Board Hearing".


Vote (Amend the Order Paper)

Dec-07-2009 7:30 PM

Result: Lost Two-Thirds Required - Amend the order paper to reverse the last 2 items
Yes: 17 Ashton, Carroll, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Fletcher, Kelly, Lindsay Luby (Chair), McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Moeser, Moscoe, Palacio, Pantalone, Perks, Perruzza, Vaughan 
No: 9 Cho, Grimes, Holyday, Jenkins, Lee, Minnan-Wong, Parker, Stintz, Walker 
Absent: 19 Ainslie, Augimeri, Bussin, Davis, Di Giorgio, Feldman, Filion, Ford, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Mammoliti, Miller, Nunziata, Ootes, Rae, Saundercook, Shiner, Thompson 

2 - Motion to Extend the Meeting moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Carried)

December 7, 2009 at 7:54 p.m. - That Council remain in session past the 8:00 p.m. recess in order to complete the Agenda.


Executive Committee - Meeting 36
EX36.1

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

Development Charge By-law - Technical Amendment
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt the proposed amendment to Development Charge By-law 275-2009, attached to the report (October 16, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer as Appendix 1.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor, in consultation with the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to make such stylistic and minor changes to the amendment to Development Charge By-law 275-2009 attached to the report (October 16, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer as necessary to give effect to the recommendations contained herein. 

Statutory - Development Charges Act, SO 1997
Background Information (Committee)
Development Charge Bylaw - Technical Amendment
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24556.pdf)

Development Charge Bylaw - Technical Amendment - Proposed Bylaw
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24638.pdf)

Development Charge By-law - Technical Amendment - Addendum
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24639.pdf)

Development Charge Bylaw - Technical Amendment - Background Study
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24640.pdf)


EX36.2

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: 19 

Fort York Pedestrian/Cycle Bridge Class Environmental Assessment
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council grant authority to the Deputy City Manager whose responsibilities include Waterfront Revitalization, to issue a Notice of Study Completion following completion of the Environmental Study Report to the satisfaction of the Director, Waterfront Secretariat and the General Manager, Transportation Services, substantially in the form outlined in the report (October 19, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, and to file the Environmental Study Report for the Fort York Pedestrian/Cycle Bridge Class Environmental Assessment Study on the public record for 30 days in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment.

 

2.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto. 

Background Information (Committee)
Fort York Pedestrian/Cycle Bridge Class Environmental Assessment
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24510.pdf)

Appendix 1 - Evaluation of Alternative Solutions
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24511.pdf)

Appendix 2 - Alternative Design Concepts Alignment and Structure
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24512.pdf)

Appendix 3 - Evaluation of Alternative Design Concepts
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24513.pdf)

Appendix 4 - Recommended Preferred Design Concepts
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24514.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

EX36.3

ACTION

Adopted 

 

 

Exhibition Place Hotel Development Plan and Agreement to Lease
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve of the Board of Governors entering into a 49-year lease agreement with HKH substantially on the terms and conditions contained in Appendix “A” in the report (October 14, 2009) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place, and in the Confidential Attachment 1 to the aforementioned report, and such other terms and conditions satisfactory to the Board’s Chief Executive Officer and the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Attachment 1 to the report (October 14, 2009) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place, not be released publicly in order to protect the competitive position and future economic interests of Exhibition Place and the City of Toronto.

 

3.         City Council approve the HKH Design Proposal for the first phase of a hotel development consisting generally of a podium and tower (approximately 26 floors for the tower) as set out in the proposed design plan and situated on the Phase I lands all as provided in Appendices “A”, “B” and “C” attached to the report (October 14, 2009) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place, subject to the alternative site plan review process developed for Exhibition Place by City Planning.

 

4.         City Council request the City of Toronto to complete all necessary steps to declare the hotel lands surplus.

 

5.         City Council direct that the Hotel make provisions for a taxi stand on site, large enough to accommodate the needs of hotel patrons and related venues.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 14, 2009) from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place, remains confidential in its entirety, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to the security of the property of the municipality or local board.

Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board
Background Information (Committee)
Exhibition Place Hotel Development Plan and Agreement to Lease
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24463.pdf)

Appendix "A" - Letter of Intent
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24464.pdf)

Appendix "B" - HKH Design
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24465.pdf)

Appendix "C' - HKH Plans
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24466.pdf)

Appendix "D" - C. Hawkins - Current Climate Re Hotel
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24467.pdf)

Appendix "E" Horwath - Hospitality Industry
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24468.pdf)

Appendix "F" - Toronto Tourism Support
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24469.pdf)

Appendix "G" - City/Economic Development, Culture Tourism Support
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24470.pdf)

Appendix "H" - City Planning Support
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24471.pdf)

Background Information (City Council)
(November 23, 2009) Supplementary report from the Integrity Commissioner (EX36.3a)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25455.pdf)

Appendix 1 to Integrity Commissioner's supplementary report - Chronology of Events
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25456.pdf)

Appendix 2 to Integrity Commissioner's supplementary report - Relevant Provisions of the Code of Conduct Complaint Protocol Restricted Definition) and the Code of Conduct for Members of Local Boards
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25457.pdf)

(November 6, 2009) Supplementary report from the Chief Executive Officer, Exhibition Place (EX36.3b)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25611.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(July 16, 2007) Letter from Paul Clifford, President, UNITE HERE Local 75 (EX.Main.EX36.3.1)
Communications (City Council)
(November 30, 2009) E-mail from Ross Bobak (CC.New.EX36.3.2)
Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Receive Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)
That the Item be received for information.

Vote (Receive Item)

Nov-30-2009 4:04 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX36.3 - Ford - Motion 1
Yes: 4 Ford, Minnan-Wong, Nunziata, Ootes 
No: 36 Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Palacio, Pantalone, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz, Thompson, Vaughan, Walker 
Absent: 5 Ainslie, Del Grande, Feldman, Grimes, Shiner 

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item)

Nov-30-2009 4:05 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.3 - Adopt the Item
Yes: 36 Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Palacio, Pantalone, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz, Thompson, Vaughan, Walker 
No: 4 Ford, Minnan-Wong, Nunziata, Ootes 
Absent: 5 Ainslie, Del Grande, Feldman, Grimes, Shiner 

EX36.4

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

2010 Interim Operating Budget Estimates
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the 2010 Interim Operating Gross Budget Estimates as detailed by City Program, Agency, Board and Commission in Appendix 1 attached to the report (October 13, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, amended by reducing the total amount of $3.407 billion by 5%.

 

2.           City Council authorize the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to make net disbursements of $2.822 billion during the period January 1, to April 30, 2010, including cash transfers of $588 million to Agencies, Boards and Commissions as detailed in the attached Appendix 1, to the report (October 13, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer.

 

3.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City Officials to take the necessary action go give effect thereto.

Background Information (Committee)
2010 Interim Operating Budget Estimates
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24472.pdf)

Appendix 1 - 2010 Interim Operating Gross Budget Estimates
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24473.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Mike Del Grande (Lost)

That Recommendation 1 of the Executive Committee be amended to now read as follows:

 

1.         City Council approve the 2010 Interim Operating Gross Budget Estimates as detailed by City Program, Agency, Board and Commission in Appendix 1 attached to the report (October 13, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, amended by reducing the total amount of $3.407 billion by 5%.


Vote (Amend Item)

Nov-30-2009 2:39 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX36.4 - Del Grande - Motion 1
Yes: 16 Augimeri, Del Grande, Ford, Holyday, Jenkins, Lee, Milczyn, Minnan-Wong, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Parker, Stintz, Thompson, Walker 
No: 19 Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Hall, Heaps, McConnell, Mihevc, Miller, Moeser, Pantalone, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Vaughan 
Absent: 10 Ainslie, Carroll, Feldman, Giambrone, Grimes, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, Saundercook, Shiner 

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item)

Nov-30-2009 2:41 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.4 - Adopt the Item
Yes: 25 Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Hall, Heaps, Jenkins, Kelly, McConnell, Mihevc, Miller, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Moscoe, Palacio, Pantalone, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Vaughan 
No: 11 Del Grande, Ford, Holyday, Lee, Milczyn, Nunziata, Ootes, Parker, Stintz, Thompson, Walker 
Absent: 9 Ainslie, Carroll, Feldman, Giambrone, Grimes, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, Saundercook, Shiner 

EX36.5

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

Property Taxes: 2010 Interim Levy By-law
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct that the 2010 interim levy for all property classes be based on 50 percent of the total 2009 taxes billed for each property, adjusted, as necessary, to reflect any additional taxes added to the previous year’s taxes as a result of assessment added to the tax roll.

 

2.         City Council direct that the 2010 interim levy by-law provide that the interim levy will apply to assessments added to the tax roll for 2009 that were not on the assessment roll when the by-law was passed.

 

3.         City Council direct that the Interim Bill payment due dates for property tax accounts paid on the eleven (11) instalment pre‑authorized payment plan be:  February 16, March 15, April 15, May 17, and June 15, 2010.

 

4.         City Council direct that the Interim Bill payment due date for the two (2) instalment pre-authorized payment plan be March 1, 2010.

 

5.         City Council direct that the Interim Bill payment due dates for all other property tax accounts on the regular instalment option or on the six (6) instalment pre‑authorized payment plan be:  March 1, April 1, and May 3, 2010.

 

6.         City Council provide authority for:

 

a.         the collection of interim taxes;

b.         imposing a penalty charge for non-payment of interim taxes at a rate of 1.25 per cent of taxes due and unpaid and the addition of such charges on the first day of default; and

c.         imposing an interest charge on all outstanding taxes accruing from the first day of default at a rate of 1.25 per cent per month;

 

7.         City Council grant authority for the introduction of the necessary bill in Council on November 30 and December 1, 2009, providing for the levying and collection of the 2010 interim taxes prior to the adoption of the estimates for 2010, which by-law, when enacted, will be effective as of January 1, 2010.

 

8.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

Background Information (Committee)
Property Taxes: 2010 Interim Levy By-law
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24474.pdf)


EX36.6

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 20 

Preservation of the Former Canada Malting Silos and Phased Development Plan for Silos Site - 5 Eireann Quay
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve a phased plan to preserve the Canada Malting silos and a master planning exercise to complete improvements to the remainder of the site for public and private use as described in the report (October 26, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer.

 

2.         City Council direct staff to proceed immediately with Phase I improvements which have been funded in the Approved 2009 Capital Budget

 

i.          the remediation of the east face of the silos to facilitate the opening of the East Promenade to Ireland Park including removal and storage of the marine leg;

ii.         repairs to the eastern dockwall; and

iii.        demolition of the structures to the immediate west of the 1929 and 1944 concrete silo structures.

 

3.         City Council direct staff to prepare a Phase II Master Plan for the silos site and surrounding parkland identifying additional improvements and funding sources including a potential private development site in accordance with the framework outlined in this report.

 

4.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer, in consultation with the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division, to explore the private development potential for a portion of the site.

 

5.         City Council authorize the Chief Planner and Executive Director to proceed at the appropriate time with all necessary planning studies required to consider and/or accommodate the proposed redevelopment on the Canada Malting site.

 

6.         City Council direct that any redevelopment of the Canada Malting site retain the 1929 and 1944 silos as iconic, landmark elements and that proceeds from any sale or lease of adjacent lands be directed to complete the required restoration as a first priority.

 

7.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to enter into negotiations with the Toronto District School Board to amend the lease and licence agreements and any other relevant agreements between the parties on such terms and conditions as are deemed appropriate by the Chief Corporate Officer to facilitate any proposed redevelopment of the Canada Malting site.

 

8.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer, in consultation with the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division to take the necessary steps to amend or remove the restrictive covenants on title to the Canada Malting site to allow for the proposed redevelopment, on such terms and conditions as are deemed appropriate by them, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

Background Information (Committee)
Preservation of the Former Canada Malting Silos and Phased Development Plan for Silos Site - 5 Eireann Quay
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24719.pdf)


6a Preservation Alternatives for the Former Canada Malting Complex
Background Information (Committee)
Preservation Alternatives for the Former Canada Malting Complex
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24475.pdf)


6b 5 Eireann Quay - Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act
Background Information (Committee)
5 Eireann Quay - Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - Letter
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24476.pdf)

5 Eireann Quay - Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24477.pdf)

5 Eireann Quay - Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act - Toronto Preservation Board Letter
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24478.pdf)

5 Eireann Quay - Intention to Designate under Part IV, Section 29 of the Ontario Heritage Act -YONA Letter
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24479.pdf)


EX36.8

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

A Governance Model for Nathan Phillips Square Governance
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council endorse the concepts presented in the proposed governance framework for the effective management and renewal of Nathan Phillips Square described in the report from the Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization Public Advisory Group (NPSRPAG), Attachment 1 contained in the report (October 19, 2009) from the City Manager.

 

2.         City Council reconstitute the NPSRPAG as the Nathan Phillips Square Community Advisory Committee, comprised of 15 members and adopt Attachment 2 of the report (October 19, 2009) from the City Manager as the Terms of Reference for the Committee.

 

3.         City Council amend the Public Appointments Policy to incorporate Nathan Phillips Square Community Advisory Committee along with other City-wide, Council-appointed committees using information from Attachment 2 in the report (October 19, 2009) from the City Manager regarding term, composition, qualifications, and an open, advertised  selection process including diversity objectives.

 

4.         City Council appoint the current members of the NPSRPAG to the new Nathan Phillips Square Community Advisory Committee and direct the City Clerk and the Civic Appointments Committee to begin the recruitment process for the additional members of the Committee.

 

            Current members of the Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization Public Advisory Group are:

 

Tony Coombes

Scott Sorli

David Anselmi

Marion Joppe

Janice Oliver

Larry Richards

Lila Karim

Samantha Sannella

Scott Mullin.

 

5.         City Council direct staff to review the by-laws governing Nathan Phillips Square, with a view to enabling implementation of the vision for revitalization, effective management and future programming of the Square.

 

6.         City Council request the City Manager to evaluate the model after one full year of operation, and at that time, give consideration to either replicating it for other Civic Squares (e.g. Mel Lastman Square, Metro Hall Square) or extending the responsibility for other Civic Squares to the NPSCA Committee. 

Background Information (Committee)
A Governance Model for Nathan Phillips Square Governance
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24580.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

EX36.9

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

The Power to Live Green: Toronto's Sustainable Energy Strategy
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

RE: VISION, PRINCIPLES, AND TARGETS FOR THE POWER TO LIVE GREEN

 

1.         City Council adopt the following as its vision, principles and targets for Toronto’s sustainable energy future, building upon its adopted goals for reducing greenhouse and smog causing emissions:

 

a.         Vision Statement

 

            In the year 2050 Toronto is a low carbon city, having achieved the greenhouse gas emission reduction targets adopted unanimously by City Council in 2007. At the same time the city has a clean, reliable and affordable energy supply that meets our environmental, economic, social and consumer needs in 2050 and beyond.

 

b.         Principles

 

                        Implementation of the Power to Live Green: Toronto’s Sustainable Energy Strategy will be built upon the following key principles:

 

            i           Energy conservation and efficiency – the cleanest form of energy is the one that was never produced and our first priority.

 

ii.         Renewable energy – replacing polluting fossil fuel sources with sufficient clean renewable energy sources.

 

iii.        Smart energy distribution – will improve reliability, provide security of supply, reduce waste, and promote energy efficiency and conservation.

 

c.         Cumulative Targets

 

            (Based on 2007 levels of 5,000 Megawatts (MW) of electricity consumption and 4,200 Million cubic metres (Mm3) of natural gas consumption.)

 

 

SOURCE

By 2012

By 2020

By 2050

 

Conservation – Electricity

Reduce by 200 MW

 

Reduce by 550 MW

Reduce by 1050 MW

Conservation – Natural Gas Heat

Reduce by 240 Mm3

 

Reduce by 730 Mm3

Reduce by 1560 Mm3

Renewable Electricity Generation

Increase by 120 MW

 

Increase by 550 MW

Increase by 1000 MW

Renewable Thermal Energy

Displace 20 Mm3 of Natural Gas

 

Displace 90 Mm3 of Natural Gas

Displace  200 Mm3 of Natural Gas

 

Note: Conservation targets are in addition to existing Ontario Power Authority Toronto directive for 330 MW reduction.

 

RE: MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO LIVE GREEN

 

2.         City Council work with all appropriate stakeholders to make it possible for residents and businesses to take action on climate change and energy and water conservation and efficiency, and renewable energy programs by facilitating a one-window approach through the following directions:

 

a.                   Direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to facilitate before the end of 2010 the formation of an active partnership, to be called the ‘Live Green Toronto Energy and Water Efficiency Initiative’, among the City of Toronto and its Agencies, Boards, Commissions, Corporations, and Divisions, such as Toronto Water and Toronto Hydro, and other appropriate stakeholders, such as Enbridge and Enwave. This initiative will see the parties involved working collaboratively in the design, delivery and co-ordination of energy efficiency and water conservation programs and renewable energy programs for all market sectors in Toronto and would include:

 

i.          Coordination of programs, policies and resources.

 

ii.         Building upon existing community support programs, door-to-door and marketing efforts and other outreach activities to more fully engage residents and businesses in taking action.

 

iii.        Development of new programs and initiatives to address emerging issues associated with supporting residents and businesses in taking action.

 

iv.        Investigation and development of new financing tools and options to support residents and businesses in taking action.

 

v.         Coordination of initiatives that involve installation of simple energy efficiency, water conservation, and climate change adaptation measures.

 

vi.        Establishing of reporting guidelines to track performance against the targets of the Sustainable Energy Strategy and the Climate Change Action Plan.

 

vii.       Providing a one-stop resource to access information and resources on, but not limited to:

 

                               1.        Grants, finance options and financial incentives;

                               2.        Options for completing energy and water consumption audits;

                               3.        Assistance in the preparation of conservation and renewable energy plans;

                                     4.        Identification of and advice on obtaining required permits;

                                     5.        Advice on how to find qualified contractors and installers; and

                                     6.        Educational programs.

 

b.         Direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to work with all appropriate City Agencies, Boards, Commissions, Corporations and Divisions to ensure:

 

i.          Conformity of all existing policies, programs and initiatives with the vision, principles, targets, and recommendations from this staff report and the Power to Live Green:  Toronto’s Sustainable Energy Strategy.

 

ii.         Integration of the goal and objectives of the Power to Live Green:  Toronto’s Sustainable Energy Strategy into planning efforts.

 

iii.        Integration of the goal and objectives of the Power to Live Green:  Toronto’s Sustainable Energy Strategy in the design of  sustainable community planning frameworks used for community based neighbourhood redevelopment planning.

 

                        c.          Direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and other city staff to make local procurement and manufacturing a priority by:

 

i.          Identifying the potential products that will be used for the "Live Green Toronto Energy and Water Efficiency Initiative," potential local manufacturers of these products and opportunities for creating new manufacturing capacity for these products within Toronto.

 

ii.         Integrating this information in the development of the "Live Green Toronto Energy and Water Initiative" in such a way that local procurement and local manufacturing are promoted as much as possible.

 

RE: IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN EXISTING BUILDINGS

 

3.         City Council recognize that to achieve the 80% greenhouse gas reduction target by 2050, the majority of existing homes, businesses and industries will need to become much more energy efficient - net zero in terms of their emissions and, therefore, City Council:

 

a.                   Direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to develop by 2011, a by-law(s) that will establish an energy efficiency standard for all buildings, both for new construction and existing retrofits that will assist in the achievement of the City of Toronto’s stated greenhouse gas emission reduction targets and that this plan address the following:

 

i.          Strategy for phase-in of the by-law(s);

 

ii.         Proposes energy efficiency standards for both new and existing buildings;

 

iii.        Thresholds that trigger application of the by-law(s);

 

iv.        Economic impact of the plan and a stakeholder engagement process;

 

v.         Financial and other supports that will be provided to property owners to bring their buildings into compliance with the by-law(s); and

 

vi.        Timelines for the phased-in implementation of the by-law(s);

 

b.         Direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to identify all opportunities where the City could encourage residents and businesses to consider implementing energy efficiency retrofits (e.g. Committee of Adjustment; building permit applications; licensing applications) and create the necessary operational changes to take advantage of those opportunities.

 

c.         Direct the Chief Corporate Officer to build upon existing programs and successes and prepare in 2010 a plan to further enhance the building efficiency and integration of renewable energy in all City-owned facilities.

 

d.         Direct the Director of the Toronto Environment Office to coordinate  advocacy efforts to federal and provincial regulators and the banking industry to allow for and offer, respectively, more competitive lending practices for energy retrofits and renewable energy projects.

 

e.         Direct the Chief Planner to consider during the 2011 review of the City’s Official Plan changes, including implementation plans, strategies and guidelines, that will help advance the objectives of the Climate Change Action Plan and the Sustainable Energy Strategy.

 

f.          Direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to undertake the actions necessary in 2010 for the City to evaluate and implement a building energy benchmarking and  energy use labelling program, initially for institutional buildings and subsequently for commercial/multi-unit and residential buildings.

 

RE: GREENING THE GRID FOR TORONTO TO BECOME THE RENEWABLE ENERGY CAPITAL OF CANADA

 

4.         City Council work with key stakeholders and  the community to aggressively “green the grid” by embracing new renewable energy opportunities under the Green Energy and Green Economy Act and its related Feed-in-Tariff provisions and that City Council:

 

a.                   Direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to ensure that all City, Agency, Board, Commissions and Corporation by-laws, permit processes, policies and operational procedures are designed to accommodate and streamline the installation of renewable energy systems on public and private property.

 

b.                  Direct the Chief Planner to consider during the  2011 review of the City’s Official Plan changes, including implementation plans, strategies and guidelines, that will help advance the renewable energy goals and targets set by Climate Change Action Plan and the Sustainable Energy Strategy.

 

c.                   Direct the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to coordinate the actions necessary, including accessing the Feed-in Tariff, that will see by 2020 the installation of renewable energy systems, where feasible, on all City owned buildings and properties, and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer or his designate be authorized to execute all agreements necessary to access the Feed-in Tariff.

 

d.                  Direct the General Managers of Solid Waste Management and Toronto Water, to implement all viable opportunities for utilizing the bio-gas generated from the processing of waste at landfills, source separated organic facilities and waste water treatment facilities.

 

e.         Direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and other city staff to make local procurement and manufacturing a priority by:

 

i.          identifying the potential products that will be used for "greening the grid," potential local manufacturers of these products and opportunities for creating new manufacturing capacity for these products within Toronto; and

 

ii.          integrating this information into the development of the green grid in such a way that local procurement and local manufacturing are promoted as much as possible.

 

RE: INVESTING IN DISTRIBUTED ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE

 

5.         City Council facilitate the development of district/distributed energy system in existing and new neighbourhoods to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance energy security of supply and that City Council:

 

a.         Direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to work with key stakeholders to establish in 2010 the system potential, identify barriers and potential mechanisms to facilitate the installation of district/distributed energy infrastructure including:

 

i.          Identifying the geographic areas with the greatest potential for district/distributed energy installations, based on energy utilization mapping and other research, experiences of existing programs, such as the Mayor’s Tower Renewal, and assessments of neighbourhood interest.

 

ii.         Identifying and assessing appropriate energy sources for the district/distributed energy systems that will help achieve the greenhouse gas and smog causing emission reduction targets set in the Climate Change Action Plan.

 

iii.        Coordinating the installation of the infrastructure with other City infrastructure and stakeholder work, in order to reduce start-up costs.

 

iv.        Identifying and addressing any issues associated with existing City of Toronto by-laws and policies.

 

v.         Advocating for any required changes or investments from the Province of Ontario, the Ontario Power Authority, the Ontario Energy Board or other relevant provincial bodies.

 

vi.        Developing any necessary provisions, as permitted, under the City of Toronto Act.

 

vii.           Identifying the potential products that will be used for creating a distributed energy infrastructure, potential local manufacturers of these products and opportunities for creating new manufacturing capacity for these products within Toronto.

 

RE: SUPPORTING DEVELOPMENT OF A SMART GRID

 

6.         City Council acknowledge that Toronto Hydro is investing in the development and implementation of a smart grid in the City of Toronto that will modernize an aging infrastructure, significantly improve the efficiency of the existing electricity distribution system, provide access for renewable energy and smart grid technology, prepare for electrified transportation, and empower customers with information, options, and control, to manage their electricity and reduce their carbon footprint, and that City Council:

 

a.                   Direct the City Manager to continue to monitor and encourage the development by Toronto Hydro and provincial and federal authorities of smart grid technologies and innovations.

 

b.                  Direct the Director of the Toronto Environment Office to collaborate with Toronto Hydro to support Toronto Hydro’s Smart Grid education, outreach and advocacy plan to enhance the public profile of Smart Grid and its relevance to the City’s Energy Strategy.

 

c.                   Direct the Chief Corporate Officer to ensure all City owned buildings are fully equipped and enabled to take advantage of the smart grid, innovative technology and pending rate options.

 

RE: FOSTERING THE GREEN ECONOMY AND GREEN JOBS

 

7.                  City Council build upon its adoption in July 2007 of the Green Economic Sector Development Strategy and its recognition of the significant job creation and economic opportunities being created by the shift to energy conservation/efficiency and renewable energy and that City Council:

 

a.                   Direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to work with stakeholder partners and renewable energy business associations to ensure that any mechanical, structural, and related inspection requirements specific to Toronto and/or Ontario are integrated into existing and contemplated national and provincial training programs.

 

b.                  Direct the General Manager of Economic Development, Culture and Tourism to market and promote existing energy efficiency and renewable energy certification programs available in Toronto and the GTA.

 

c.                   Direct the Director of the Toronto Environment Office to work with local school boards on the design of a training course as part of the Specialty High School Majors program in the area of energy efficiency retrofits and renewable energy generation.

 

d.                  Direct the Director of the Toronto Environment Office to work with appropriate stakeholders to develop a program that will provide job placement support to the community for skilled trades people positions in the areas of retrofitting buildings and generating renewable energy.

 

e.                   Direct the Director of the Toronto Environment Office to work with local Community Colleges in the design, development and marketing of training programs that will generate people with the skills necessary to assist property owners in complying with emerging energy efficiency and renewable energy by-laws and regulations.

 

f.                   Direct the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to establish in 2010 the business processes necessary for internal coordination within the City of Toronto to more proactively evaluate, pilot and implement new and emerging energy conservation and renewable energy technologies.

 

g.         Direct the City Manager to prioritize local procurement and manufacturing, where feasible, in the implementation of the recommendations in this report by:

 

i.          Ensuring all procurement decisions made by City Divisions, Agencies, Boards and Commissions as a result of implementing these recommendations give priority to local manufacturing, where feasible.

 

ii.         Working with industry associations to identify and promote local manufacturing opportunities that emerge out of the implementation of these recommendations.

 

RE: SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION AND DEPLOYMENT OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE INFRASTRUCTURE

 

8.         City Council continue to build upon its existing efforts in the area of sustainable transportation and that City Council:

 

a.         Direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to ensure that the first priority for transportation planning and infrastructure development is for net zero energy modes of commuting such as walking and cycling, and, as a second priority, for alternatives such as telecommuting, public transit and car-pooling.

 

b.                  Direct the Director of the Toronto Environment Office, working with all appropriate internal and external stakeholders, to complete an analysis of mobile source emissions among trucks, cars, rail, airports, and other sources to help inform the design of and priorities for mitigation measures, including potential by-laws, as previously authorized under the Climate Change Plan.

 

c.                   Direct the Chief Corporate Officer to ensure the City’s Green Fleet Plan incorporates the integration and utilization of electric vehicles, where appropriate for City operations.

 

d.                  Direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, building upon the existing work of the City of Toronto, the Toronto Atmospheric Fund, Toronto Hydro and others, to initiate and undertake economically viable actions necessary to support and facilitate the utilization of electric powered motor vehicles in corporate and commercial fleets.

 

e.                   Direct the Chief Planner to consider during the 2011 review of the City’s Official Plan policies and guidelines changes, including implementation plans, strategies and guidelines, that will help advance infrastructure requirements for and deployment of electric vehicles.

 

RE: INNOVATIVE FINANCIAL TOOLS

 

9.         City Council direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to explore with key stakeholder partners all viable funding options including, but not limited to, revenue bond financing, grants, tax incentives, funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, funding from the rate-base through Ontario Energy Board, and funding from Ontario Power Authority, in particular the new Municipal Renewable Energy Program.

 

RE: ADVOCATING FOR ACTION PROVINCIALLY, NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY

 

10.       City Council continue to show leadership in advocating for action on climate change, energy conservation and efficiency and renewable energy generation and that City Council:

 

a.                   Direct the City Manager to engage provincial and federal authorities on the following Sustainable Energy Strategy issues and, if necessary, pursue alternative, local measures as permitted under the City of Toronto Act:

 

i.          Amendments of the Planning Act, Building Code Act and/or related laws to remove barriers to more widespread energy efficiency, renewable energy, and “smart” distribution.

 

ii.         Amendments of the City of Toronto Act, the Planning Act, Building Code Act and/or related laws to explicitly authorize application of the appropriate elements in the Toronto Green Standard to existing residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial buildings, triggered by action such as renovations or changes in ownership.

 

iii.        Amendments of provincial laws to require energy audits and disclosure of energy consumption of buildings at point of sale and that the Province of Ontario fund the required energy audits.

 

iv.        Higher energy efficient standards for appliances and heating and cooling systems.

 

v.         Economic support and other measures to remove barriers hindering the growth of the local, green building materials industry.

 

vi.        Allowing more competitive lending practices to the commercial, institutional, and industrial sectors for conservation and demand management processes.

 

vii.       City representation on the advisory board established under the Green Energy and Green Economy Act for reforming the Ontario Building Code to assure greater energy efficiency.

 

viii.      Stronger incorporation of renewable energy into the provincial and federal governments’ long-term energy reliability planning so that aspects of the City’s future energy and climate change actions, that may contribute to an increase on the load (e.g. increased number of street cars/light rail cars; promotion of  electric vehicles) do not generate substantial increases in greenhouse gas emissions.

 

ix.        Reduction and removal of barriers that hinder growth and competitiveness of a locally produced, low carbon, green building materials.

 

x.         Reducing and removing barriers that contravene City policies or adopted targets or otherwise limit the City's ability to secure Ontario Power Authority funding for renewable energy generation projects and conservation measures undertaken by the City.

 

xi.        Implement stricter standards for corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards and alternative fuel development for internal combustion vehicles.

 

b.         Direct the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director of the Toronto Environment Office, with support from Legal Services, to intervene when needed to support City objectives at the Ontario Energy Board in connection with the City’s Climate Change Action Plan and Sustainable Energy Strategy goals.

 

11.       City Council forward a copy of the Toronto Sustainable Energy Strategy to the Prime Minister of Canada and the Federal Government’s Chief Negotiator, and communicate a request on behalf of the people of the City of Toronto, that Canada support and at least match Toronto’s Green House Gas Reduction Target outlined within it, in any agreement signed in Copenhagen as part of the United Nation’s conference meeting in December of 2010 that will be setting the new post Kyoto Protocol.

 

12.       City Council forward a copy of this Item to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Committee on Sustainability and the Environment, for its consideration.

 

RE: MONITOR AND REPORT REGULARLY ON PROGRESS

 

13.       City Council direct the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to prepare, starting in 2010, an annual environmental achievements and challenges report that:

 

a.                   Integrates reporting on the implementation of the Climate Change Action Plan, the Sustainable Energy Strategy and related initiatives, such as the Green Economic Development Sector Strategy, the Sustainable Transportation Initiatives and the Water Efficiency Plan.

 

b.                  Identifies the outcomes of these policy, program and other activities.

 

c.                   Identifies emerging issues and challenges and makes recommendations for new or amended actions required to further achieve the targets established in the Climate Change Action Plan and the Sustainable Energy Strategy.

 

14.              City Council direct the Director of the Toronto Environment Office to augment its existing responsibilities to monitor, inventory and report on the greenhouse gas and smog causing emissions reductions within the context of the targets set in the Climate Change Action Plan, by also monitoring and reporting, with the cooperation of stakeholders, on energy consumption and renewable energy generation within the context of the targets set in the Sustainable Energy Strategy.

 

15.       City Council request Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to include in the next annual review, specifics on how the community will be involved in implementing Toronto's Sustainable Energy Strategy, including residents and communities marked by marginalization and social exclusion.

Background Information (Committee)
The Power to Live Green: Toronto's Sustainable Energy Strategy
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24583.pdf)

Attachment A: The Power to Live Green: Toronto's Sustainable Energy Strategy.
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24584.pdf)

Attachment B: Toronto Hydro 500/500: Renewable Power and Conservation Plan - Summary
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24585.pdf)

Toronto's Sustainable Energy Strategy, October 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24947.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 1, 2009) E-mail from Martin Rovers, Business Development, Better Place Canada (EX.Main.EX36.9.1)
(November 2, 2009) Letter from Franz Hartmann, Executive Director, Toronto Environmental Alliance (EX.Main.EX36.9.2)
Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Carried)

That Recommendation 4(c) be amended by adding at the end the words, "and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer or his designate be authorized to execute all agreements necessary to access the Feed-in Tariff", so that it now reads as follows:

 

4c.       Direct the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to coordinate the actions necessary, including accessing the Feed-in Tariff, that will see by 2020 the installation of renewable energy systems, where feasible, on all City owned buildings and properties, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer or his designate be authorized to execute all agreements necessary to access the Feed-in Tariff. 


Vote (Amend Item)

Nov-30-2009 12:21 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.9 - Perks - Motion 1
Yes: 34 Ainslie, Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Pantalone, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Thompson, Vaughan 
No: 1 Ford 
Absent: 10 Augimeri, Davis, Feldman, Grimes, Mammoliti, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Shiner, Stintz, Walker 

2a - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Adam Vaughan (Carried)

That Council forward a copy of the Toronto Sustainable Energy Strategy to the Prime Minister of Canada and the Federal Government’s Chief Negotiator, and communicate a request on behalf of the people of the City of Toronto, that Canada support and at least match Toronto’s Green House Gas Reduction Target outlined within it, in any agreement signed in Copenhagen as part of the United Nation’s conference meeting in December of 2010 that will be setting the new post Kyoto Protocol.


Vote (Amend Item (Additional))

Nov-30-2009 12:22 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.9 - Vaughan - Motion 2a
Yes: 31 Ainslie, Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Pantalone, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Thompson, Vaughan 
No: 4 Ford, Holyday, Lindsay Luby, Parker 
Absent: 10 Augimeri, Davis, Feldman, Grimes, Mammoliti, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Shiner, Stintz, Walker 

2b - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Adam Vaughan (Carried)

That City Council forward a copy of this Item to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Committee on Sustainability and the Environment, for its consideration.


Vote (Amend Item (Additional))

Nov-30-2009 12:22 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.9 - Vaughan - Motion 2b
Yes: 34 Ainslie, Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Pantalone, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Thompson, Vaughan 
No: 1 Ford 
Absent: 10 Augimeri, Davis, Feldman, Grimes, Mammoliti, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Shiner, Stintz, Walker 

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended)

Nov-30-2009 12:23 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.9 - Adopt the Item, as amended
Yes: 33 Ainslie, Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Pantalone, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Thompson, Vaughan 
No: 2 Ford, Holyday 
Absent: 10 Augimeri, Davis, Feldman, Grimes, Mammoliti, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Shiner, Stintz, Walker 

EX36.10

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

Live Green Toronto: Update Report
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend the framework for the Live Green Toronto Capital Projects Fund, adopted by City Council in May 2008, by reducing the minimum threshold for financial assistance from $25,000 to $10,000.

 

2.         City Council authorize the Director of the Toronto Environment Office to make financial contributions of up to $75,000 directly to Green Living Enterprises for the annual Green Toronto Awards as required in Chapter 71 of the Financial Control By-law.

Background Information (Committee)
Live Green Toronto: Update Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24481.pdf)


EX36.11

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 1 

Agreement with Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning to Provide Funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for the Humber Arboretum Project
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         The City enter into a grant agreement with Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning (“Humber College”) to provide to Humber College grant funds to be received from FCM for the purposes of financing the eligible project costs of the Humber Arboretum Centre for Urban Ecology (the “Project”).

 

2.         The agreement shall require Humber College to comply with the terms of the City’s loan and grant agreements with FCM, and shall be on terms and conditions satisfactory to the City Solicitor, the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation (the “General Manager”).

 

3.         The City enter into an agreement to obtain an irrevocable licence from Humber College to use all intellectual property and other materials associated with the Project for non-commercial purposes, on terms and conditions satisfactory to the City Solicitor and the General Manager.

 

4.         The release of the funds to Humber College be conditional upon Humber College signing the agreements and submitting all necessary reporting information to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM).

 

5.         City Council direct that once Humber College has signed the agreements with the City, and submitted the reports required by (FCM), the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer be authorized to pay Humber College the full amount of the grant as and when received from (FCM).

 

6.         City Council direct that the grant recommended in Recommendation 1 be deemed to be in the interests of the City. 

Background Information (Committee)
Agreement with Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning to Provide Funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for the Humber Arboretum Project
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24482.pdf)


EX36.12

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: 28 

Staff Review of Waterfront Toronto's Proposed Sale of City Lands for Waterfront Revitalization - Parkside
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council grant authority for the City, as vendor of the City-owned lands shown as Parts 1 and 2 on Figure 1 attached to the report (October 21, 2009) from Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, together with the Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation (WT), as vendor of the WT-owned lands shown as Part 4 on Figure 1, attached to the aforementioned report, to enter into an Agreement of Purchase and Sale (APS) with Great Gulf (Downtown Properties) Ltd. (GGH), as purchaser, for:

 

a.         The sale of the City-owned lands shown as Part 1 on Figure 1 contained in the report.

 

b.         The sale of portions of Bonnycastle Street and Lake Shore Boulevard East shown as Part 2 on Figure 1 subject to Council authorizing the permanent closure of said portions of the public highways.

 

c        An access easement in favour of GGH over the City-owned lands fronting onto Queens Quay East shown as Part 3 on Figure 1 until such time as the easement lands are dedicated as public highway.

 

d        All other ancillary agreements including any licence, encroachment, easement, closing agreement, or other agreement, contemplated under the APS 

 

(collectively, the “Sale Transaction”) substantially on the terms and conditions set out in Attachment 2 of the report (October 21, 2009) from Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, together with such other terms and conditions as may be deemed appropriate by the Deputy City Manager whose responsibilities include Waterfront Revitalization in consultation with the Chief Corporate Officer and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor, subject to Part  2. of the aforementioned report.

 

2.         City Council direct that prior to the City entering into the APS, the following matters be completed or provided for to the satisfaction of the Deputy City Manager whose responsibilities include Waterfront Revitalization, in consultation with the City Solicitor and other City officials as appropriate:

 

a.         Council shall have authorized the permanent closure of the public highway lands shown as Part 2 on Figure 1 attached to the report (October 21, 2009) from Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, or in the alternative, the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation shall have settled the major terms and conditions for an encroachment by GGH of that part of Sherbourne Park being not greater than one metre along the western boundary of Parts 1 and 4 on Figure 1 of the aforementioned report for the purposes of below grade parking.

 

b.         WT and GGH having entered into the Development Agreement and WT shall have provided the City with an undertaking that WT will circulate all amendments to the Development Agreement and associated agreements to the City for input on all matters which materially affect the City’s interest as vendor.

 

c.         WT shall have provided an undertaking to the City that funds received from GGH under the Sale Transaction in accordance with Part 3 of the aforementioned report shall be used for re-investment in the revitalization of the waterfront in accordance with Policy and Finance Committee Report 9, Clause 1, headed “Governance Structure for Toronto Waterfront Revitalization” adopted by Council at its meeting of November 30, December 1 and 2, 2004.

 

d.         WT shall have provided an undertaking to the City to pay, on behalf of the City, all costs and expenses payable or incurred by the City under the Sale Transaction, including purchase price adjustments, interest charges, costs of surveys and reference plans, registration and closing costs and out of pocket expenses pertaining to highway closings.

 

e.         WT shall have provided an undertaking to the City to take the lead in the management of the APS on behalf of both WT and the City as vendors under the APS, including monitoring the performance of GGH under the APS and consulting with the Deputy City Manager whose responsibilities include Waterfront Revitalization, in consultation with the City Solicitor and other City officials as appropriate.

 

f.          WT shall have provided confirmation to the City that it has completed a satisfactory due diligence review of GGH and its ability to complete its obligations under the Sale Transaction.

 

3.         City Council grant authority for the City to direct GGH to pay all deposits, the balance of the purchase price and all other amounts payable to the City under the Sale Transaction to WT.

 

4.         City Council direct the Waterfront Project Director that the following amounts shall be recognized as part of the City’s overall contribution to waterfront renewal, and be reported by WT in its quarterly funding reports submitted to the three orders of government as part of the Waterfront Renewal Accounting Protocol:

 

a.         The City’s proportionate share of the purchase price under the Agreement of Purchase and Sale (APS) based on the City’s land contribution of Parts 1 and 2 on Figure 1 attached to the report (October 21, 2009) from Deputy City Manager, Cluster Bas compared to WT’s land contribution of Part 4 on Figure 1.

 

b.         Any other amounts payable by GGH to the City for any ancillary agreements under the Sale Transaction.

 

c.         The value of the parkland contribution as would apply to the development parcels, being Parts 1 to 4 on Figure 1of the aforementioned report.

 

d.         The value of the affordable housing and infrastructure contribution as would apply to the development parcels, being Parts 1 to 4 on Figure 1 of the aforementioned report.

 

5.         City Council deem the values attributed to the parkland dedication as provided for in this transaction to satisfy all parkland dedication requirements for this development.

 

6.         City Council authorize the Deputy City Manager whose responsibilities include Waterfront Revitalization, in consultation with the Chief Corporate Officer and  City Solicitor, to have executed the APS, including any amendments in relation to the agreement not materially inconsistent with the major terms and conditions described in Attachment 2 attached to the report (October 21, 2009) from Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, as approved by Council.

 

7.         City Council direct that if the APS is not finalized and executed by December 31, 2010, the Deputy City Manager whose responsibilities include Waterfront Revitalization, be directed to report back to the Executive Committee with a recommended course of action.

 

8.         City Council grant authority for the Chief Corporate Officer, his successor/designate, in consultation with the Waterfront Project Director, to provide any consents, approvals, waivers, and notices under the APS provided that the Chief Corporate Officer may, at any time, refer consideration of such matters (including their content) to City Council for its determination and direction.

 

9.         City Council direct that subject to Part 10 of the report (October 21, 2009) from Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, and with the written consent of WT, the City consent to GGH acting as the City’s agent as owner of the City lands described in Part 1. of the aforementioned report to sign any planning or development applications and agreements in furtherance of the development and construction of the City-owned lands provided the APS has been executed and all requirements and obligations of GGH therein are in good standing; or alternatively, that the City itself execute such documentation solely in its capacity as owner of the lands, on terms satisfactory to the Deputy City Manager whose responsibilities include Waterfront Revitalization, and in form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

10.       City Council direct that all actions described in the report (October 21, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B shall be taken by or on behalf of the City in its capacity as land owner and not in its capacity as a planning authority under the Planning Act, the City of Toronto Act, 2006, or otherwise and such actions are not intended to and do not fetter the City’s planning and municipal rights and responsibilities.

 

11.       City Council direct that the City consent to WT acting as the City’s agent as owner of the City lands described in Part 1. attached to the report (October 21, 2009) from Deputy City Manager, Cluster B report to sign any planning and development, infrastructure, servicing or any other applications and agreements including agreements with Toronto Hydro, Enbridge Gas or any third party utility provider, required for the development of the lands or alternatively that the City itself execute such documentation solely in its capacity as land owner, provided WT agrees to assume all obligations including costs and liabilities under such documentation and subject to such other terms satisfactory to the Deputy Manager whose responsibilities include Waterfront Revitalization, and in form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

12.       City Council authorize severally the Chief Corporate Officer and the Deputy City Manager whose responsibilities include Waterfront Revitalization, to execute and deliver all such documentation described in Parts 9. and 11. attached to the report (October 21, 2009) from Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, on behalf of the City.

 

13.       City Council authorize the public release of the confidential information in Attachment 4 attached to the report (October 21, 2009) from Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, upon the completion of the development of the publicly-owned lands in East Bayfront (EBF) as determined by the Deputy City Manager whose responsibilities include Waterfront Revitalization.

 

14.       City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

 

Confidential Attachment 4 to the report (October 21, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, remains confidential in its entirety at this time, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it contains information related to the security of the property of the municipality or local board.  The confidential information will be made public upon the completion of the development of the publicly-owned lands in East Bayfront (EBF) as determined by the Deputy City Manager whose responsibilities include Waterfront Revitalization.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on November 30, 2009, and considered confidential information on this Item as it relates to the security of the property of the municipality or local board.

Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board
Background Information (Committee)
Staff Review of Waterfront Toronto's Proposed Sale of City Lands for Waterfront Revitalization - Parkside
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24608.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Report of Committee of the Whole

November 30, 2009 at 7:48 p.m. - Speaker Bussin advised Council that Committee of the Whole had completed its closed session consideration of confidential information related to this Item.  Council would now proceed with the public debate on this Item.


Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item)

Dec-07-2009 3:53 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.12 - Adopt the Item
Yes: 31 Ainslie, Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Filion, Fletcher, Grimes, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, McConnell, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Perks, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan 
No: 2 Ford, Minnan-Wong 
Absent: 12 Davis, Di Giorgio, Feldman, Giambrone, Mihevc, Ootes, Pantalone, Parker, Perruzza, Shiner, Thompson, Walker 

EX36.14

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

Occupational Health and Safety Report - Second Quarter, 2009
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council receive, for information, the report (September 29, 2009) from the Employee and Labour Relations Committee entitled "Occupational Health and Safety Report - Second Quarter, 2009".

Background Information (Committee)
Occupational Health and Safety Report - Second Quarter, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24312.pdf)

Appendix A - WSIB Claims Data, by Division (Jan-Jun)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24313.pdf)

Appendix B - LTI Frequency
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24314.pdf)

Appendix C - WSIB Costs for All Firm Numbers (2005-2009)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24315.pdf)

Appendix Di - WSIB Invoice Costs by Division (Jan-Jun) Less than $100,000
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24316.pdf)

Appendix Dii - WSIB Invoiced Costs by Division (Jan-Jun) More than $100,000
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24317.pdf)


EX36.15

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Integrated By-law Enforcement - Municipal Licensing and Standards 2009 In-Year Budget Adjustments
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt the in-year technical budget adjustments for the 70% Solid Waste Diversion Program, itemized in Appendix A of the report (October 7, 2009) from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards to provide:

 

a.          Gross Expenditures of $1,316,090 for the establishment of 11 staff positions and related non-staff costs.

 

b.         Inter-Divisional Recoveries of $1,316,090 from the Solid Waste Management Division.

 

c.         Resulting in a Net Zero Budget Expenditure in Municipal Licensing and Standards Division, with no Net financial impact to the City’s Operating Budget.

 

2.         City Council adopt the in-year technical budget adjustments for Parks By-law Enforcement, itemized in Appendix B of the report (October 7, 2009) from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards to provide:

 

a.         Gross Expenditures of $1,119,971 for the transfer of 14 staff positions and related non-staff costs.

 

b.         Sundry Revenues of $1,250.

 

c.         Resulting in a Net Budget Expenditure of $1,118,721 in Municipal Licensing and Standards Division, with no Net financial impact to the City’s Operating Budget.

Background Information (Committee)
Integrated By-law Enforcement - Municipal Licensing and Standards 2009 In-Year Budget Adjustments - Letter
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24491.pdf)

Integrated By-law Enforcement - Municipal Licensing and Standards 2009 In-Year Budget Adjustments - report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24492.pdf)

Integrated By-law Enforcement - Municipal Licensing and Standards 2009 In-Year Budget Adjustments - Appendices A and B
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24493.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
Declared Interests (City Council)

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Councillor Peter Milczyn - as his wife is employed in the Municipal Licensing and Standards Division.


EX36.19

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 27 

Proposed Amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 636 - Yonge Dundas Square
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend Chapter 636 of the Toronto Municipal Code, Public Squares, substantially as set out in Appendix 1 in the report (October 19, 2009) from the City Manager, in accordance with the Yonge Dundas Square Board’s request to:

 

a.                   Increase the number of members of the Board of Management from 13 to 14, by adding a position to be nominated from Massey Hall by the Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thompson Hall.

 

b.         Include a provision to redefine quorum, so that the ward Councillor appointed to the Board shall not be included for the purpose of determining what constitutes a quorum of the Board, but the Ward Councillor attending a meeting of the Board may be counted in order to achieve quorum.

 

c.         Update the names of two member organizations as follows: from “Ryerson Polytechnic University” to “Ryerson University”, and from “Toronto Theatre Alliance” to “Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts”.

 

d.         Clarify that the member representing the Toronto Parking Authority is on the Board in a non-voting capacity, which is not currently specified in the Municipal Code as intended.

 

2.         City Council grant authority to the City Solicitor to submit any bills required to amend Chapter 636 of the Municipal Code, and for the City Manager to amend the Relationship Framework to reflect these changes.

Background Information (Committee)
Proposed Amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 636 - Yonge Dundas Square
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24613.pdf)


EX36.20

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: 20 

Authority for Licence Agreement with Toronto Community Housing Corporation for Construction on Blocks 32 and 36 of the Railway Lands
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize a licence agreement (the “Licence Agreement”) with Toronto Community Housing Corporation (“TCHC”) for construction staging and access at Fort York Boulevard east of Bathurst Street on an area shown on Appendix “C” attached to the report (October 21, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the Deputy City Manager Responsible for the Affordable Housing Office, for a three (3) year term with a one (1) year renewal option, substantially on the terms and conditions outlined in Appendix “A” to the aforementioned report and on such other terms and conditions as approved by the Chief Corporate Officer, or his or her designate, and in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council authorize a licence agreement (the “Blocks 32 and 36 Licence Agreement”) with TCHC to facilitate the beginning of the affordable housing development on Blocks 32 and 36 of the Railway Lands on the area shown on Appendix “C” to the attached report (October 21, 2009)  from the Chief Corporate Officer and the Deputy City Manager Responsible for the Affordable Housing Office for a period of six months or until the lands are transferred to TCHC, substantially on the terms and conditions outlined in Appendix “B” to the aforementioned report and on such other terms and conditions as approved by the Chief Corporate Officer, or his or her designate, and in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor.

 

3.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to administer and manage the Licence Agreement and Blocks 32 and 36 Licence Agreement and any extension thereof, including the provision of any consents, approvals, notices and notices of termination provided that the Chief Corporate Officer may, at any time, refer consideration of such matters (including their content) to City Council for its determination and direction.

 

4.         City Council authorize severally each of the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director of Real Estate Services to execute the Licence Agreements on behalf of the City.

Background Information (Committee)
Authority for Licence Agreement with Toronto Community Housing Corporation for Construction on Blocks 32 and 36 of the Railway Lands
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24642.pdf)

Appendix A - Terms and Conditions of Licence Agreement for a Portion of Fort York Boulevard
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24643.pdf)

Appendix B - Terms and Conditions of Blocks 32 and 36 Licence Agreement
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24644.pdf)

Appendix C - Site Maps
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24645.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item)

Nov-30-2009 10:33 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.20 - Adopt the Item
Yes: 37 Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Pantalone, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz, Thompson, Vaughan, Walker 
No: 1 Ford 
Absent: 7 Ainslie, Ashton, Augimeri, Feldman, Grimes, Mammoliti, Shiner 

20a Authority for Licence Agreement with Toronto Community Housing for Construction on Blocks 32 and 36
Background Information (Committee)
Authority for Licence Agreement with Toronto Community Housing for Construction on Blocks 32 and 36 of the Railway Lands - Portion of Fort York Boulevard
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24504.pdf)

Authority for Licence Agreement with Toronto Community Housing for Construction on Blocks 32 and 36 of the Railway Lands - Portion of Fort York Boulevard - Attachment
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24505.pdf)


EX36.21

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

 

Multi-Faith Alliance to End Homelessness
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council endorse in principle Bill C-304 - A Bill to Establish a National Housing Strategy and the contents therein.

 

2.          City Council so advise the Prime Minister of Canada, Federal and Provincial Ministers of Housing and Member of Parliament Libby Davies (BC).

 

3.         City Council urge the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities to schedule public hearings on Bill C-304, and request to appear before that Committee.

Background Information (Committee)
MultiFaith Alliance to End Homelessness - Letter
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24506.pdf)

Bill C-304
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24507.pdf)


EX36.22

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Toronto Water 2010 - 2019 Capital Program
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.          City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Capital Budget for Toronto Water with a total project cost of $1.491 billion, and 2010 cash flow of $720.672 million and future year commitments of $2.894 billion comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.           239 new/change in scope sub-projects with a 2010 total project cost of $1.491 billion that requires cash flow of $114.417 million in 2010 and a future year commitment of $220.295 million in 2011; $238.098 million in 2012; $157.527 million in 2013; $322.225 million in 2014; $120.454 million in 2015; $105.022 million in 2016; $87.163 million in 2017; $67.065 million in 2018; and, $58.837 million in 2019;

 

ii.          201 previously approved sub-projects with a 2010 cash flow of $555.488 million and a future year commitment of $513.422 million in 2011; $452.962 million in 2012; $355.610 million in 2013; $104.954 million in 2014; $76.534 million in 2015; $13.552 million in 2016; and, $0.620 million in 2017;

 

b.         2009 approved cash flow for 36 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2009 into 2010 totalling $50.767 million.

 

2.          City Council approve that no new debt be issued to finance the 2010 cash flow requirement for the capital program and that the 2010 Recommended Toronto Water Capital Budget be fully funded from service charges; available reserve funds; Infrastructure Stimulus Fund (IFS); development charges; and other revenues.

 

3.          City Council approve the 2011-2019 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Water totalling $8.016 billion in project estimates, comprised of $791.863 million in 2011; $827.695 million in 2012; $835.068 million in 2013; $873.154 million in 2014; $907.109 million in 2015; $918.496 million in 2016; $913.508 million in 2017; $959.178 million in 2018; and, $989.930 million in 2019.

 

4.          City Council approve operating impacts of ($29.884) million from 2010 to 2019 emanating from the approval of the 2010 Recommended Capital Budget, for inclusion in the 2010 and future year operating budgets.

 

5.          City Council consider the report (October 19, 2009) from the City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, entitled "Toronto Water 2010-2019 Capital Program", concurrently with the 2010 Water and Wastewater Service Rate Report (October 13, 2009), from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager for Toronto Water.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council considered the following Items together:

 

-        EX36.22, headed "Toronto Water 2010 - 2019 Capital Program";

 

-        EX36.24, headed "2010 Water and Wastewater Service Rate"; and

 

-        EX36.27, headed "Toronto Water 2010 Operating Budget".

Background Information (Committee)
Toronto Water 2010-2019 Capital Program - Budget Letter
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24678.pdf)

Water and Wastewater Development Charges in the Greater Toronto Area - staff report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24674.pdf)

Toronto Water 2010 - 2019 Capital Program - Analyst Briefing Notes, October 19, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24675.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 2, 2009) Presentation from the General Manager, Toronto Water, on the 2010 Operating Budget and the 2010-2019 Capital Budget for Toronto Water (EX.Main.EX36.22.1)
(November 2, 2009) Letter from Mark Ferguson, President, CUPE Local 416 (EX.Main.EX36.22.2)
Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

That Council adopt Item EX36.24, as amended, and Items EX36.22 and EX36.27, without amendment, except as they all relate to the Blue Flag Program.


Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

That Council adopt the balance of Item EX36.24, as amended, and the balance of Items EX36.22 and EX36.27, without amendment.


EX36.23

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Solid Waste Management Services 2010 Operating Budget
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.          City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Solid Waste Management Services of $319.821 million gross funded by $319.821 million in solid waste user rates and other recoveries comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

Net

($000s) 

Program Support

66,388.5

(195,743.5)

Collection

109,022.1

104,203.8

Transfer

26,480.8

17,154.2

Processing

52,112.9

30,289.2

Disposal

65,817.2

44,096.3

Total Program Budget

319,821.4

0.0

 

2.          City Council request the General Manager of Solid Waste Management Services and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to develop a multi-year fee strategy and report to the Budget Committee as part of the 2011 Budget process.

 

3.          City Council request the General Manager of Solid Waste Management Services and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to report to the Budget Committee as part of the 2010 Year-End Variance Report on the actual net contribution to the Waste Management Reserve Fund.

 

4.          City Council direct that Solid Waste Management Services, in consultation with the Financial Planning Division, review the long-term adequacy of the Waste Management Reserve Fund including contribution levels required to fund the Solid Waste Management Capital Plan prior to the 2011 Operating Budget process.

 

5.         City Council direct that the report (October 19, 2009) from the City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, entitled "Solid Waste Management Services 2010 Operating Budget", be considered concurrently with the “Recommended 2010 Solid Waste Rates” (October 16, 2009) report from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager of Solid Waste Management Services. 

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council considered the following Items together:

 

-        EX36.23, headed "Solid Waste Management Services 2010 Operating Budget";

 

-        EX36.25, headed "Solid Waste Management Services 2010-2019 Capital Program"; and

 

-        EX36.26, headed "Recommended 2010 Solid Waste Rates".

Background Information (Committee)
Solid Waste Management Services 2010 Operating Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24679.pdf)

Review of Landfill Disposal Fees Delegation
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24676.pdf)

Solid Waste Management 2010 Operating Budget Analyst Briefing Notes
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24677.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 2, 2009) Presentation from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, on the 2010 Capital & Operating Budget (EX.Main.EX36.23.1)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/comm/communicationfile-12605.pdf)

(November 2, 2009) Letter from Mark Ferguson, President, CUPE Local 416 (EX.Main.EX36.23.2)
Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

That Council adopt Items EX36.23, EX36.25 and EX36.26.


Vote (Adopt Item)

Nov-30-2009 4:26 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.23, EX36.25 and EX36.26 - Adopt the Items
Yes: 27 Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Di Giorgio, Filion, Hall, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Moscoe, Palacio, Parker, Perks, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan 
No: 4 Ainslie, Del Grande, Ford, Holyday 
Absent: 14 Ashton, Feldman, Fletcher, Giambrone, Grimes, Heaps, Mammoliti, Nunziata, Ootes, Pantalone, Perruzza, Shiner, Thompson, Walker 

EX36.24

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

2010 Water and Wastewater Service Rate
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the following:

 

a.         Effective January 1, 2010, the water and wastewater rates charged to metered consumers shall be as shown below and in Appendix A (Schedule 1) attached to the report (October 13, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

Annual Consumption

Paid on or before the due date, $/m3

Paid after the due date, $/m3

Block 1 - All consumers, including Industrial consumption of first 6,000 m3

$2.0616

$2.1701

Block 2 - Industrial tax class, volumes consumed over 6,000 m3, representing 28.6%  reduction from the Block 1 Rate

$1.4726

$1.5501

 

b.         The water and wastewater rates charged to flat rate consumers be, effective January 1, 2010, increased by 9.0%, to the rates shown in Appendix A (Schedule 2) attached to the report (October 13, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

c.         The necessary amendments be made to Municipal Code Chapter 441, Fees and Charges and Municipal Code Chapter 849, Water and Sewage Services and Utility Bill, to give effect to a. and b. above; and

 

2.         City Council direct that with respect to assistance for low-income seniors and low-income disabled persons:

 

a.         The 2010 rebate for eligible low-income seniors and low-income disabled persons be set at a rate of $0.5890 /m3, representing a 28.6% reduction from the Block 1 Rate.

 

b.         The due date for submitting an actual meter reading to the City and/or allowing access to City staff to obtain an actual meter reading as required under Municipal Code Chapter 849-14.3 be extended from December 31st, of the year for which the rebate is sought, to January 31st of the following year.

 

c.         The criteria for assistance for low-income seniors and low-income disabled persons be adjusted to a household annual consumption of less than 400 m3 rather than the existing 300 m3.

 

d.         The necessary amendments be made to Municipal Code Chapter 849, Water and Sewage Services and Utility Bill, to give effect to a., b. and c. above.

 

3.         City Council grant authority to the City Solicitor to introduce any necessary Bills required to implement these recommendations, subject to any necessary refinements, including stylistic, format and organization, as may be identified by the City Solicitor, the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

4.         The report (October 13, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water, entitled "2010 Water and Wastewater Service Rate", be considered concurrently with the 2010-2019 Capital Plan and the 2010 Operating Budget.

 

5.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary actions to give effect thereto.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council considered the following Items together:

 

-        EX36.22, headed "Toronto Water 2010 - 2019 Capital Program";

 

-        EX36.24, headed "2010 Water and Wastewater Service Rate"; and

 

-        EX36.27, headed "Toronto Water 2010 Operating Budget".

 

Background Information (Committee)
2010 Water and Wastewater Service Rate
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24680.pdf)

2010 Water and Wastewater Service Rate - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24681.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 2, 2009) Presentation from the General Manager, Toronto Water, on the 2010 Operating Budget and the 2010-2019 Capital Budget from Toronto Water (EX.Main.EX36.24.1)
(November 2, 2009) Letter from Mark Ferguson, President, CUPE Local 416 (EX.Main.EX36.24.2)
Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Anthony Perruzza (Carried)

That Council:

 

1.       add the following new Recommendation 2 c:

 

2c.       The criteria for assistance for low-income seniors and low-income disabled persons be adjusted to a household annual consumption of less than 400 m3 rather than the existing 300 m3; and

 

2.         2.       renumber the current Recommendation 2c. as Recommendation 2d.


Vote (Amend Item)

Nov-30-2009 4:24 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.24 - Perruzza - Motion 1
Yes: 29 Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Ford, Hall, Heaps, Jenkins, Lee, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan, Walker 
No: 7 Ainslie, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Holyday, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, Parker 
Absent: 9 Ashton, Feldman, Giambrone, Grimes, Mammoliti, Ootes, Pantalone, Shiner, Thompson 

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That Council adopt Item EX36.24, as amended, and Items EX36.22 and EX36.27, without amendment, except as they all relate to the Blue Flag Program.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That Council adopt the balance of Item EX36.24, as amended, and the balance of Items EX36.22 and EX36.27, without amendment.


EX36.25

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Solid Waste Management Services 2010-2019 Capital Program
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.          City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Capital Budget for Solid Waste Management Services with a total project cost of $51.576 million and a 2010 cash flow of $75.128 million and future year commitments of $96.389 million. The 2010 Recommended Capital Budget consists of the following:

 

a.          New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.           11 new sub-projects with a 2010 total project cost of $51.576 million that requires cash flow of $40.700 million in 2010 and future year commitments of $8.626 million in 2011, $1.350 million in 2012 and $0.900 million in 2013;

 

ii.         13 previously approved sub-projects with a 2010 cash flow of $21.213 million and future year commitments of $78.313 million in 2011 and $7.200 million in 2012; and

 

b.          2009 approved cash flow for 7 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2009 into 2010 totalling $13.115 million.

 

2.          City Council approve the operating impacts of $5.790 million in 2011 to 2019 including $4.774 million in 2011, $0.195 million in 2012, $0.228 million in 2013, $0.103 million in 2014, $0.105 million in 2015, $0.107 million in 2016, $0.053 million in 2017, $0.111 million in 2018 and $0.114 million in 2019 that emanate from the approval of the 2010 Recommended Capital Budget be considered within the overall scope of Solid Waste Management Services’ 2011 Operating Budget and future year operating budgets.

 

3.          City Council approve that all sub-projects with third party financing be approved conditionally, subject to the receipt of such funding and if such financing is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

4.          City Council approve the 2011-2019 Capital Plan for Solid Waste Management Services totalling $473.975 million in project estimates, comprised of $158.249 million in 2011, $131.326 million in 2012, $65.078 million in 2013, $33.409 million in 2014; $16.250 million in 2015, $14.852 million in 2016, $14.918 million in 2017, $20.193 million in 2018, and $19.700 million in 2019.

 

5.         City Council request the General Manager of Solid Waste Management Services to report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee by May 2010, to provide a status update of the assessment appeal related to the Green Lane Land Transfer Tax and on the likelihood of recouping the reserve funding.

 

6.         City Council direct that the report (October 19, 2009) from the City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, entitled "Solid Waste Management Services 2010-2019 Capital Program", be considered concurrently with the 2010 Recommended Residential Solid Waste Rate Report (October 16, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager for Solid Waste Management Services.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council considered the following Items together:

 

-        EX36.23, headed "Solid Waste Management Services 2010 Operating Budget";

 

-        EX36.25, headed "Solid Waste Management Services 2010-2019 Capital Program"; and

 

-        EX36.26, headed "Recommended 2010 Solid Waste Rates".

Background Information (Committee)
Solid Waste Management Services 2010-2019 Capital Program
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24682.pdf)

Solid Waste Management 2010 - 2019 Capital Program Analyst Briefing Notes - October 19, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24683.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 2, 2009) Presentation from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, on the 2010 Capital & Operating Budget (EX.Main.EX36.25.1)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/comm/communicationfile-12616.pdf)

(November 2, 2009) Letter from Mark Ferguson, President, CUPE Local 416 (EX.Main.EX36.25.2)
Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

That Council adopt Items EX36.23, EX36.25 and EX36.26.


Vote (Adopt Item)

Nov-30-2009 4:26 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.23, EX36.25, EX36.26 - Adopt Items
Yes: 27 Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Di Giorgio, Filion, Hall, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Moscoe, Palacio, Parker, Perks, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan 
No: 4 Ainslie, Del Grande, Ford, Holyday 
Absent: 14 Ashton, Feldman, Fletcher, Giambrone, Grimes, Heaps, Mammoliti, Nunziata, Ootes, Pantalone, Perruzza, Shiner, Thompson, Walker 

EX36.26

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Recommended 2010 Solid Waste Rates
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt the fees outlined in Appendix A of the report (October 29, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer. 

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council considered the following Items together:

 

-        EX36.23, headed "Solid Waste Management Services 2010 Operating Budget";

 

-        EX36.25, headed "Solid Waste Management Services 2010-2019 Capital Program"; and

 

-        EX36.26, headed "Recommended 2010 Solid Waste Rates".

Background Information (Committee)
Recommended 2010 Solid Waste Rates
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24684.pdf)

Recommended 2010 Solid Waste Rates - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24685.pdf)

Appendix A - Proposed 2010 Residential Solid Waste Rates and Solid Waste Management Fees for ABCD's and Schools
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24686.pdf)

Appendix B - Diversion Projections Based on 2% Rate Increase
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24687.pdf)

Appendix C - Summary Impact of 2% Rate Increase
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24688.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 2, 2009) Presentation from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, on the 2010 Capital & Operating Budget (EX.Main.EX36.26.1)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/comm/communicationfile-12620.pdf)

(November 2, 2009) Letter from Mark Ferguson, President, CUPE Local 416 (EX.Main.Ex36.26.2)
Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

That Council adopt Items EX36.23, EX36.25 and EX36.26.


Vote (Adopt Item)

Nov-30-2009 4:26 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.23, EX36.25, EX36.26 - Adopt Items
Yes: 27 Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Di Giorgio, Filion, Hall, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Moscoe, Palacio, Parker, Perks, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan 
No: 4 Ainslie, Del Grande, Ford, Holyday 
Absent: 14 Ashton, Feldman, Fletcher, Giambrone, Grimes, Heaps, Mammoliti, Nunziata, Ootes, Pantalone, Perruzza, Shiner, Thompson, Walker 

26a Impact of Labour Disruption Savings Allocation to the Recommended 2010 Solid Waste Residential Rates
Background Information (Committee)
2009 Labour Disruption Costs and Savings
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24966.pdf)


26b Labour Disruption Savings Allocation to the Recommended 2010 Solid Waste Residential Rates
Background Information (Committee)
Labour Disruption Savings Allocation to the Recommended 2010 Solid Waste Residential Rates
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-25309.pdf)

Appendix A - Recommended 2010 Residential Solid Waste Rates
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-25308.pdf)


EX36.27

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Toronto Water 2010 Operating Budget
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget of $767.708 million with gross operating expenditures of $384.516 million and a capital-from-current contribution of $383.192 million, as funded by the water and wastewater user rates and other recoveries, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

Net

($000s)

Water Supply & Treatment

62,446

0

Wastewater Treatment

101,702

0

District Operations

94,632

0

Water Infrastructure Management

9,883

0

Capital-from-Current Contribution

383,192

0

Business Operations Management

23,159

0

Operational Support

32,943

0

Program Support

59,751

0

Total Toronto Water

767,708

0

 

2.         City Council consider the report (October 19, 2009) from the City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, entitled "Toronto Water 2010 Operating Budget", concurrently with the 2010 Water and Wastewater Service Rate Report (October 13, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager for Toronto Water.

 

3.         City Council direct that the information contained in confidential attachment 1 of the report (October 19, 2009) from the City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, remain confidential until Council’s approval of the Toronto Water 2010 Operating Budget.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 19, 2009) from the City Manager and Chief Financial Officer is now public in its entirety. 

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council considered the following Items together:

 

-        EX36.22, headed "Toronto Water 2010 - 2019 Capital Program";

 

-        EX36.24, headed "2010 Water and Wastewater Service Rate"; and

 

-        EX36.27, headed "Toronto Water 2010 Operating Budget".

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees
Background Information (Committee)
Toronto Water 2010 Operating Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24689.pdf)

Letter (October 20, 2009) from CUPE Local 79
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24690.pdf)

Toronto Water 2010 Operating Budget - Briefing Notes
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24691.pdf)

Background Information (City Council)
Attachment 1 to the report (October 19, 2009) from the City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, made public by City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25624.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 2, 2009) Presentation from the General Manager, Toronto Water, on the 2010 Operating Budget and the 2010-2019 Capital Budget for Toronto Water (EX.Main.EX36.27.1)
(November 2, 2009) Letter from Mark Ferguson, President, CUPE Local 416 (EX.Main.EX36.27.2)
Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

That Council adopt Item EX36.24, as amended, and Items EX36.22 and EX36.27, without amendment, except as they all relate to the Blue Flag Program.


Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

That Council adopt the balance of Item EX36.24, as amended, and the balance of Items EX36.22 and EX36.27, without amendment.

Declared Interests (City Council)

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Councillor Gord Perks - only as it pertains to the Program and Policy Development Unit of Toronto Water, as his wife works at an organization which receives payment for administering the Blue Flag Program.


EX36.28

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

Capital Variance Report for the Nine-month Period Ended September 30, 2009
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve in-year adjustments to the 2009 Approved Capital Budget as detailed in Appendix 2 of the report (October 26, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer.

 

2.         City Council approve additional carry forward funding for 311 Customer Service Strategy and Financial Services for unspent 2008 capital projects totalling $1.835 million as detailed in Appendix 3 of the report (October 26, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, in order to continue work on 2008 approved capital projects. 

Background Information (Committee)
Capital Variance Report for the Nine-month Period Ended September 30, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24692.pdf)

Capital Variance Report for the Nine-Months Ended September 30, 2009 - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24953.pdf)

Appendix 1 - Consolidated Capital Variance Report for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24954.pdf)

Appendix 1.1 - Consolidated Capital Variance Report for the Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 - SOGR
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24955.pdf)

Appendix 2 - Budget and Technical Adjustments for Quarter Ended September 30, 2008
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24956.pdf)

Appendix 3 - 2008 Carry Forwards Funding Adjustments
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24957.pdf)


EX36.29

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

Operating Variance Report for the Nine-month Period Ended September 30, 2009
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve a reduction of $0.196 million to the net Tax-Levy Program savings presented in the “2009 Labour Disruption Costs and Savings” report (September 24, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer (EX35.6).

 

2.         City Council approve a reduction of $0.130 million to the net Toronto Water savings presented in the “2009 Labour Disruption Costs and Savings” report (September 24, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer (EX35.6).

 

3.         City Council approve an increase of $0.069 million to the net Solid Waste Management Services costs presented in the “2009 Labour Disruption Costs and Savings” report (September 24, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer (EX35.6).

 

4.         City Council approve the budget adjustments including the approved position transfers as detailed in Appendix D of the report (October 26, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to amend the 2009 Council Approved Operating Budgets between Programs with no net impact to the Tax-Levy Operating Budgets. 

Background Information (Committee)
Operating Variance Report for the Nine-month Period Ended September 30, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24693.pdf)

Operating Variance Report for the Nine-Month Period Ended September 30, 2009 - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24958.pdf)


EX36.30

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

Budget Adjustment to the Toronto Public Health 2009 Approved Operating Budget and Confirmation of Authority to Sign Agreements - Board of Health Item HL25.8
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council increase the Toronto Public Health 2009 Operating Budget for one-time funding of $500.2 thousand gross and $0.0 net, that is provided by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to cover the cost of implementation of the PECS Solution used to manage electronic record keeping at the planned pH1N1 mass immunization clinics.

 

2.         City Council confirm the authority of the Medical Officer of Health to execute the Protocol for Electronic Clinic System (PECS) License Agreement and the PECS Training and Service Agreement, between the Regional Municipality of Niagara and the City of Toronto, dated September 29, 2009.

Background Information (Committee)
Budget Adjustment to the Toronto Public Health 2009 Approved Operating Budget and Confirmation of Authority to Sign Agreements - Board of Health Item HL25.8- October 29, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24959.pdf)

Letter Budget Adjustment to the Toronto Public Health 2009 Approved Operating Budget and Confirmation of Authority to Sign Agreements - October 19, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24699.pdf)

Attachment 1 - Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24700.pdf)

Attachment 2 - Letter from Board of Health Budget Sub-Committee
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-24701.pdf)


Board of Health - Meeting 26
HL26.7

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

 

Built Environment and Health Project Funding
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.        City Council approve an increase of $25.4 thousand gross and $0.0 net budget to Toronto Public Health’s 2009 Operating Budget and the addition of one temporary position to reflect confirmed 2009 funding from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the lead agency for Coalitions Linking Action and Science for Prevention (CLASP) funding.

Background Information (Committee)
HL26.7 - Built Environment and Health Project Funding - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-25083.pdf)


HL26.8

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

 

Toronto Public Health and University of Toronto Affiliation Agreement
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct that the City of Toronto enter into an affiliation agreement with the University of Toronto to describe and clarify the relationship between the two organizations regarding their common interests in the education of health professionals in public health and related sciences, and research and research training.

 

2.         City Council grant authority to the Medical Officer of Health to execute an affiliation agreement with the University of Toronto in the form or substantially in the form of the agreement in Attachment 1 to the report (November 3, 2009) from the Medical Officer of Health.

Background Information (Committee)
HL26.8 - Toronto Public Health and University of Toronto Affiliation Agreement - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-25081.pdf)

HL26.8 - Attachment 1 - Draft Agreement between the Governing Council of the University of Toronto and the City of Toronto
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-25082.pdf)


HL26.9

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

 

Budget Adjustment to the Toronto Public Health 2009 Operating Budget for the Medical Officer of Health and Associate Medical Officer of Health Compensation Initiative
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council increase the Toronto Public Health 2009 Operating Budget by $547.1 thousand gross and $0.0 net which is an estimate of the total increase in 2009 salaries and benefits for the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) and Associate Medical Officer of Health (AMOH) that will be provided in the Funding Agreement to be issued by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care before the end of 2009.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Manager to approve any further adjustment that may be required to the Toronto Public Health 2009 Operating Budget for 100 per cent provincial funds based on the MOH/AMOH Compensation Funding Agreement received from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Background Information (Committee)
HL26.9 - Budget Adjustment to the Toronto Public Health 2009 Operating Budget for the MOH/AMOH Compensation Initiative - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-25029.pdf)


9a Budget Adjustment to the Toronto Public Health 2009 Operating Budget for the Medical Officer of Health/Associate Medical Officer of Health Compensation Initiative
Background Information (Committee)
HL26.9a - Letter from the Board of Health Budget Sub-Committee
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-25136.pdf)


HL26.15

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Street Food Pilot Project Update
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the street vending location fees for 2010 for existing locations as set out in Attachment A to the report (November 10, 2009) from the Medical Officer of Health.

 

2.         City Council direct that the Vendor agreements be amended to allow the fee to be payable as follows:  10 percent of the annual amount payable on the last working day of April, and 30 percent of the annual amount payable on the last working day of each of June, August and October.

 

3.         City Council direct that the Toronto a la Cart pilot project:

 

a.         include new vending locations and fees as set out in Attachment B to the report (November 10, 2009) from the Medical Officer of Health; and

 

b.         offer the first right of refusal for the new approved locations to the eight current Toronto a la Cart vendors for the remaining term of their Licence Agreements.

 

4.         City Council approve the transfer of all authority with respect to the implementation and administration of the Street Food Pilot Projects previously delegated to the Medical Officer of Health to the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism.

 

5.         City Council request the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, to:

 

             a.        continue efforts to expand healthy food options for existing food vendors; and

 

             b.        investigate, with the cart manufacturer, ways to improve the cart design.

 

6.         City Council approve the transfer of the recommended 2010 budget of $50,000 gross and $0 net for the pilot projects from Toronto Public Health to Economic Development, Culture and Tourism.

 

7.         City Council direct that amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 738 be made as required to implement the recommendations in this report, including:

 

a.         the requirement that the Toronto a la Cart owner shall personally operate the cart for a minimum of 70 percent of the hours of operation be reduced from 70 percent to 50 percent; and

 

b.         deleting the restriction that each Toronto a la Cart vendor may only employ up to three assistants; and

 

c.         revising the description of the Queen’s Park location in Schedule A to the report (November 10, 2009) from the Medical Officer of Health to read as follows: “Queen’s Park (City owned parkland) west side of Queen’s Park Crescent West at Hoskin Avenue (signalized intersection)”; and

 

d.         replacing as necessary all references to the “Medical Officer of Health” with “General Manager of Economic Development, Culture and Tourism” as the official with responsibility for the implementation and administration of the project; and

 

e.         adding the new Toronto a la Cart vending locations as recommended in this report; and

 

f.          adding the location fees for 2010 as set out in Attachments A and B to the report (November 10, 2009) from the Medical Officer of Health.

 

8.         City Council direct that amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 441 be made as required to add the location fees for 2010 as set out in Attachments A and B to the report (November 10, 2009) from the Medical Officer of Health.

 

9.         City Council grant permission to the Toronto a la Cart vendor temporarily relocated to the northwest corner of University Avenue and College Street to remain there for the remaining two years of the current Licence Agreement.

 

10.       City Council direct the Municipal Licensing and Standards Division to review the categories and fees for both Non-Motorized Refreshment Vehicles Licences and for Assistant’s Licences with a view to making it easier and more cost effective for Assistants to obtain licences.

Public Notice Given
Background Information (Committee)
HL26.15 - Street Food Pilot Project Update - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-25253.pdf)

HL26.15 - Street Food Pilot Project Update - Attachment A
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-25242.pdf)

HL26.15 - Street Food Pilot Project Update - Attachment B
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-25243.pdf)

HL26.15 - Street Food Pilot Project Update - Attachment C
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-25244.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 16, 2009) Submission from Kathy and Blair Bonivento (HL.New.HL26.15.1)
Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Howard Moscoe (Out of Order)

That, in light of the changes proposed as a result of the Street Food Pilot Project, the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards Division be directed to prepare a comprehensive harmonized street vendor by-law which includes all street vending in the City of Toronto, to be tabled at the Licensing and Standards Committee no later than April of 2010.


Ruling by Speaker Sandra Bussin
Speaker Bussin ruled motion 1 by Councillor Moscoe out of order as it is beyond the scope of the Item being considered by Council.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Civic Appointments Committee - Meeting 21
CA21.1

ACTION

Adopted 

 

 

Appointment to Fill Vacancy on the Toronto Licensing Tribunal
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the alternate listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Toronto Licensing Tribunal for a term, commencing upon approval and ending on November 30, 2010, and until a successor is appointed.
 

2.         City Council request the City Clerk to make the appointee’s name public once appointed by Council and the appointee has been notified.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 is now public in its entirety and contains the name of the following person appointed to the Toronto Licensing Tribunal:

 

 - Wayne Habbib.

Confidential Attachment - 1 - Personal matters about an identifiable individual being considered for appointment to the Toronto Licensing Tribunal.
Background Information (Committee)
(September 28, 2009) letter from Ed Shiller
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-25208.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

CA21.2

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

 

Appointment to Fill Vacancy on the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the alternate listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority for a term, commencing upon approval and ending on November 30, 2010, and until a successor is appointed.
 

2.         City Council request the City Clerk to make the appointee’s name public once appointed by Council and the appointee has been notified.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 is now public in its entirety and contains the name of the following person appointed to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority:

 

 - Pamela Gough.

Confidential Attachment - 1 - Personal matters about an identifiable individual being considered for an appointment to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority.
Background Information (Committee)
(November 5, 2009) e-mail from Reenga Mathivanan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-25212.pdf)


CA21.3

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

 

Appointment to the Committee of Adjustment Toronto and East York Panel B
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the candidate listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Committee of Adjustment Toronto and East York Panel B for a term, commencing upon approval and ending on November 30, 2010, and until a successor is appointed.
 

2.         City Council request the City Clerk to make the appointee’s name public once appointed by Council and the appointee has been notified.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 is now public in its entirety and contains the name of the following person appointed to the Committee of Adjustment Toronto and East York Panel B:

 

 - David Pond.

Confidential Attachment - 1 - Personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Committee of Adjustment Toronto and East York Panel B.

Civic Appointments Committee - Meeting 22
CA22.1

ACTION

Adopted 

 

 

Appointment to Fill Vacancy on the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the alternate listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place for a term, commencing upon approval and ending on November 30, 2010, and until a successor is appointed.

 

2.         City Council request the City Clerk to make the appointee’s name public once appointed by Council and the appointee has been notified.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 is now public in its entirety and contains the name of the following person appointed to the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place:

 

 - Sheona A. Campbell.

Confidential Attachment - 1 - Personal matters about an identifiable individual being considered for appointment to the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place.
Background Information (Committee)
(September 22, 2009) letter from Rocco Maragna
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-25430.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

CA22.2

ACTION

Adopted 

 

 

Appointment to Fill Vacancy on the Committee of Adjustment Toronto and East York Panel B
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the candidate listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Committee of Adjustment Toronto and East York Panel B for a term, commencing upon approval and ending on November 30, 2010, and until a successor is appointed.

 

2.         City Council request the City Clerk to make the appointee’s name public once appointed by Council and the appointee has been notified.

 

3.         City Council identify the candidate listed in Confidential Attachment 2 as an alternate for the Civic Appointments Committee to consider for appointment, should a vacancy arise.

 

4.         City Council direct that the alternate’s name remain confidential until appointed as a member, under Council’s Public Appointments Policy.

 

5.         City Council authorize and direct the City Solicitor to introduce any necessary bills needed to give effect to the appointments.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 is now public in its entirety and contains the name of the following person appointed to the Committee of Adjustment Toronto and East York Panel B:

 

 - John Tassiopoulos.

 

Confidential Attachment 2 remains confidential in its entirety at this time, in accordance with the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it contains information about an identifiable person.  The alternate's name will be made public if the person is appointed as a member.

Confidential Attachment - 1 and 2 - Personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Committee of Adjustment Toronto and East York Panel B.
Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Community Development and Recreation Committee - Meeting 28
CD28.1

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 27 

Request for Authority to Negotiate a Public Interest Partnership for Redevelopment of the Seaton House Shelter and Revitalization of the George Street Neighbourhood
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, to negotiate with Spike Capital Corporation, Kearns Mancini Architects and others with interests in the adjacent privately owned properties to the south (collectively, "Spike/KMAI”) to develop a non-binding proposal for a public interest partnership for the redevelopment of the Seaton House shelter property and the adjacent properties to the south, which Spike/KMAI has indicated they own or have under contract, into a purpose built facility(s) that may include affordable housing units, supportive housing units, emergency shelter and long-term care beds for the homeless as well as private market uses appropriate for the area.

 

2.         City Council exempt Spike/KMAI’s proposal from the Unsolicited Proposal Policy and the procurement sections of the Public Interest Partnership Framework, on the basis of Spike/KMAI’s interest in the adjacent residential properties to the south of Seaton House, which places Spike/KMAI in a unique position to assist the City with this redevelopment proposal.

 

3.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, to consult with Build Toronto regarding its participation and potential role in the proposed redevelopment, if any, and to involve Build Toronto in the proposal development, if appropriate.

 

4.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, to consult with Toronto Community Housing Corporation regarding the potential to include the social housing building to the south at 291 George Street in the proposed redevelopment.

 

5.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, to consult with Seaton House staff, Seaton House residents, other appropriate City staff, CUPE Local 79 representatives, and the local community in developing affordable housing, supportive housing, emergency shelter and long-term care beds for the homeless and related support services in the context of a new purpose built facility.

 

6.         City Council direct that the results of the negotiations with Spike/KMAI, and the redevelopment proposal, including program details, private market components, projected costs, a transition plan, sources of funding and timelines, be brought back to the Community Development and Recreation Committee and City Council for approval.

Background Information (Committee)
CD28.1 - Request for Authority to Negotiate a Public Interest Partnership for Redevelopment of the Seaton House Shelter and Revitalization of the George Street Neighbourhood - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24905.pdf)

CD28.1 - Appendix A: Redevelopment of Seaton House - Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24906.pdf)

CD28.1 - Appendix B: Redevelopment of Seaton House - Current Services
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24907.pdf)


CD28.2

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44 

Update on the Social Housing Renovation and Retrofit Program
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct that following completion of analysis and review of submissions for Year Two funding, the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, submit a report to the Community Development and Recreation Committee recommending approval of proposed projects for Year Two funding under the Social Housing Renovation and Retrofit Program.

 

2.         City Council refer the following motion to the Board of Directors of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation for consideration: 

 

            Moved by Councillor Moscoe:

 

1.         When staff bring forward the program for the second year of renovation and retrofit, they include for consideration, necessary renovations within Lawrence Heights that will not be rehabilitated in the early years of the Lawrence Heights Renewal Program.

Background Information (Committee)
CD28.2 - Update on the Social Housing Renovation and Retrofit Program - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24902.pdf)

CD28.2 - Appendix A: Year One SHRRP Projects
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24903.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Howard Moscoe (Referred)

When staff bring forward the program for the second year of renovation and retrofit, they include for consideration, necessary renovations within Lawrence Heights that will not be rehabilitated in the early years of the Lawrence Heights Renewal Program.


2 - Motion to Refer Motion moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

That Motion 1 by Councillor Moscoe be referred to the Board of Directors of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation for consideration.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended)

Nov-30-2009 4:42 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD28.2 - Adopt the Item, as amended
Yes: 26 Ainslie, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Filion, Fletcher, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Perks, Perruzza, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan, Walker 
No: 1 Ford 
Absent: 18 Ashton, Cho, Di Giorgio, Feldman, Giambrone, Grimes, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, McConnell, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Pantalone, Parker, Rae, Shiner, Thompson 
Declared Interests (City Council)

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Councillor Pam McConnell - as her husband is the Executive Director of Riverdale Housing Action Group.


CD28.3

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

2010 Funding Allocations from the Provincial Consolidated Homelessness Prevention Program
City Council Decision

 City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council delegate authority to the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing, to enter into service agreements and allocate funds to partnership programs in the amounts shown in Appendix A to the report (October 23, 2009) from the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, for a total allocation of up to $803,452.91 gross and $0 net from the 2010 Consolidated Homelessness Prevention Program, subject to approval of the 2010 Operating Budget, and up to $275,398.16 gross and $0 net from the 2009 Consolidated Homelessness Prevention Program, already approved in the 2009 Operating Budget; to:

 

a.         establish two new drop-in partnership projects;

 

b.         increase funding for four existing partnership drop-in projects to help ensure basic services are delivered;

 

c.         provide extended hours of service at nine existing partnership drop-in centres; and

 

d.         increase funding for one Supports to Daily Living project to permit an expansion in the provision of support services to individuals at three additional housing projects.

 

2.         City Council delegate authority to the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, to enter into service agreements and allocate funds to one time investment programs in the amounts shown in Appendix B to the report (October 23, 2009) from the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, for a total allocation of up to $628,300.00 gross and $0 net from the 2010 Consolidated Homelessness Prevention Program, subject to approval of the 2010 Operating Budget; to:

 

a.         provide interim funding to Eva’s Initiatives for Harm Reduction programming at Eva’s Satellite;

 

b.         continue the Nutritious Food to Drop-in Project, in partnership with the Daily Bread Food Bank;

 

c.         support consistent sector-wide training in the drop-in and housing help sectors.

 

3.         City Council delegate authority to the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, to enter into service agreements to:

 

a.         provide financial resources for the 2010 Health and Safety fund consistent with the terms set out in Appendix D to the report (October 23, 2009) from the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, for a total allocation up to $100,000 gross and $0 net from the 2010 Consolidated Homelessness Prevention Program, subject to approval of the 2010 Operating Budget for Shelter, Support and Housing Administration; and

 

b.         invest in Supports to Daily Living, Drop-In Services, and Housing Help Outside of Shelters for a total allocation of up to $210,000 gross and $0 net from the 2010 Consolidated Homelessness Prevention Program, subject to approval of the 2010 Operating Budget for Shelter, Support and Housing Administration.

Background Information (Committee)
CD28.3 - 2010 Funding Allocations from the Provincial Consolidated Homelessness Prevention Program - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24909.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

CD28.4

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

2010 Per Diem Rates for the Purchase of Service Shelter System and Results of the Review of the Per Diem Funding Model
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the recommended per diem rates, bed capacities and Personal Needs Allowance rates for the shelter system as set out in Appendix A to the report (October 23, 2009) from the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, subject to the approval of the 2010 Operating Budget.

 

2.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, and/or his designate to:

 

a.         enter into purchase of service agreements with community agencies and motel operators for the provision of shelter services and the issuance of Personal Needs Allowance, up to the maximum contract values as outlined in Appendix A to the report (October 23, 2009) from the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, subject to the approval of the 2010 Operating Budget;

 

b.         contract with and issue payments of up to $8.676 million(gross)/$1.737 million (net) to Mental Health Program Services of Metropolitan Toronto (Habitat Services) for the provision of housing and supports for psychiatric consumer survivors living in Habitat contracted boarding or rooming houses, subject to the approval of the 2010 Operating Budget;

 

c.         contract with and issue payments to the Toronto Hostels Training Centre for the administration and provision of training for shelter staff up to a maximum amount of $0.198 million (gross)/$0.099 million (net), subject to the approval of the 2010 Operating Budget;

 

d.         purchase up to $42,000 (gross and net) in training for staff of the directly operated shelters from the Toronto Hostel Training Centre in order to meet the training requirements laid out in the Council approved Toronto Shelter Standards, subject to the approval of the 2010 Operating Budget;

 

e.         pilot a system of advance quarterly per diem payments to shelter operators; and

 

f.          pilot multi-year contracts with shelter providers in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor and Director, Internal Audit, that will reduce the administrative burden on agencies while maintaining accountability to the City.

 

3.         City Council approve the recommendations arising from the Per Diem Funding Model Review, including consultations with community agencies, as outlined in Appendix I to the report (October 23, 2009) from the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, and instruct that these recommendations be forwarded to the Minister of Community and Social Services, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care for consideration. 

Background Information (Committee)
CD28.4 - 2010 Per Diem Rates for the Purchase of Service Shelter System and Results of the Review of the Per Diem Funding Model - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24920.pdf)

CD28.4 - Appendix A: 2010 Recommended Per Diem Rates, Bed Capacities and Personal Needs Allowances
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24921.pdf)

CD28.4 - Appendix B: City of Toronto Shelter Profile Information
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24922.pdf)

CD28.4 - Appendix C: 2008 vs. 2009 Occupancy Information
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24923.pdf)

CD28.4 - Appendix D: Total Number of Unique Individuals Using the Shelter System from 2000-2008
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24924.pdf)

CD28.4 - Appendix E: Summary of Annual Criteria for Per Diem Rate Recommendations
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24925.pdf)

CD28.4 - Appendix F: 2009 vs. 2010 Purchase of Service Per Diem Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24926.pdf)

CD28.4 - Appendix G: 2009 In-Year Adjustments Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24927.pdf)

CD28.4 - Appendix H: Other Service Contracts
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24928.pdf)

CD28.4 - Appendix I: Recommendations regarding the Funding Model for Emergency Shelters
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24929.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 5, 2009) E-mail from Bob Duff, Co-Chair, Ontario Association of Hostels (OAH), Toronto Chapter, and Executive Director, St. Simon's Shelter  (CD.New.CD28.4.1)
Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item)

Nov-30-2009 4:51 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD28.4 - Adopt the Item
Yes: 25 Ainslie, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Davis, Fletcher, Ford, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Perks, Saundercook, Stintz, Thompson, Vaughan 
No: 1 Filion 
Absent: 19 Ashton, Cho, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Feldman, Giambrone, Grimes, Lee, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, McConnell, Minnan-Wong, Pantalone, Parker, Perruzza, Rae, Shiner, Walker 

CD28.5

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

CPIP 2009 Community Services Funding Recommendations and Program Update
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the 2009 Food Security Investment Program (FSIP) allocation  recommendations totalling $306,000.00 to 10 organizations as described in Appendices 1 and 2 to the report (October 19, 2009) from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration.

 

2.         City Council direct that the Food Security Investment Program be administered as part of Community Services Partnership (CSP) program, starting with the 2009 Food Security program update and year end reports; that the CSP annual allocation recommendations include an annual summary of all CSP programs that address food security issues; that the FSIP grant size cap be maintained within the CSP envelope for currently funded FSIP projects.

 

3.         City Council approve Snow Shovelling and Lawn Care Program allocation recommendations of $351,270.00 to 12 organizations and an amount of $32,350.00 for subsidy and transition issues, as described in Appendix 3 to the report (October 19, 2009) from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration.

 

4.         City Council delegate authority to the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration, to approve the one-time re-allocation of up to $65,000.00 in underutilized 2009 CSP funding that may not be released to organizations due to agency closures or performance reviews; that any re-allocation of funds be made to currently funded CSP organizations; and that any re-allocation be reported to Council in the 2010 CSP allocation recommendation report.

Background Information (Committee)
CD28.5 - CPIP 2009 Community Services Funding Recommendations and Program Update - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24885.pdf)


CD28.6

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

Identify N Impact (INI) Investment Program 2009 Allocations
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the Identify ‘N Impact allocations totalling $158,300.00 to 19 applicants as recommended in Appendices A and B to the report (October 21, 2009) from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration, and that an amount of $10,000.00 be held for appeals.

 

2.         City Council approve the 2009 Identify ‘N Impact Investment Program appeals fund allocation totalling $10,000.00 to Ogaden Somali Community Association of Ontario (OSCAO), as recommended in Appendices 1 and 2 of the report (November 24, 2009) from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration.

 

3.         City Council request the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration, to establish a goal for the year 2010 to approve one application in each priority neighbourhood.

Background Information (Committee)
CD28.6 - Identify 'N Impact (INI) Investment Program 2009 Allocations - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24892.pdf)

CD28.6 - Appendix A: Identify 'N Impact Investment Program 2009 Recommendations
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24893.pdf)

CD28.6 - Appendix B: Cover Page
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24894.pdf)

CD28.6 - Appendix B: Detailed Organization Recommendations - Summary Sheets
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24895.pdf)

CD28.6 - Appendix C: Descriptions of 2009 Funded Projects
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24932.pdf)

Background Information (City Council)
(November 24, 2009) Supplementary report from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration (CD28.6a)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25436.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following recommendation contained in the report (November 24, 2009) from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration:

 

1.         City Council approve the 2009 Identify ‘N Impact Investment Program appeals fund allocation totalling $10,000.00 to Ogaden Somali Community Association of Ontario (OSCAO), as recommended in Appendices 1 and 2 of this report.


Vote (Amend Item (Additional))

Nov-30-2009 5:36 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD28.6 - Davis - Motion 1
Yes: 30 Ainslie, Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Parker, Perks, Rae, Saundercook, Thompson, Vaughan 
No: 1 Ford 
Absent: 14 De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Feldman, Grimes, Mammoliti, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Palacio, Pantalone, Perruzza, Shiner, Stintz, Walker 

2 - Motion to Receive Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)
That the Item be received for information.

Vote (Receive Item)

Nov-30-2009 5:34 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - CD28.6 - Ford - Motion 2
Yes: 2 Ashton, Ford 
No: 29 Ainslie, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Parker, Perks, Rae, Saundercook, Thompson, Vaughan 
Absent: 14 De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Feldman, Grimes, Mammoliti, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Palacio, Pantalone, Perruzza, Shiner, Stintz, Walker 

Vote (Receive Item)

Nov-30-2009 5:35 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - CD28.6 - Ford - Revote on Motion 1
Yes: 1 Ford 
No: 30 Ainslie, Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Parker, Perks, Rae, Saundercook, Thompson, Vaughan 
Absent: 14 De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Feldman, Grimes, Mammoliti, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Palacio, Pantalone, Perruzza, Shiner, Stintz, Walker 

Motion to Reconsider Vote moved by Councillor Brian Ashton (Carried)

That, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, Council reconsider the vote on motion 1 by Councillor Ford.  (This procedural motion requires a two-thirds vote to carry.)


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended)

Nov-30-2009 5:37 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD28.6 - Adopt the Item, as amended
Yes: 29 Ainslie, Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, Filion, Fletcher, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Parker, Perks, Rae, Saundercook, Thompson, Vaughan 
No: 1 Ford 
Absent: 15 De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Feldman, Giambrone, Grimes, Mammoliti, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Palacio, Pantalone, Perruzza, Shiner, Stintz, Walker 

CD28.7

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

Sole Source Purchase of Proprietary Shelter Equipment from HDT Expeditionary Systems Inc. for Toronto Heavy Urban Search and Rescue (HUSAR) Team
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize staff to award a sole source contract for the procurement of Base X shelter systems for the Toronto Heavy Urban Search and Rescue Team to HDT Expeditionary Systems Inc., in an amount not to exceed $670,978.33 CDN, net of GST ($645,883.74 US).

Background Information (Committee)
CD28.7 - Sole Source Purchase of Proprietary Shelter Equipment from HDT Expeditionary Systems Inc. for Toronto Heavy Urban Search and Rescue (HUSAR) Team - Staff Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-24901.pdf)


Economic Development Committee - Meeting 26
ED26.1

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

Toronto Region Financial Services Strategy for Enhancing Global Competitiveness
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council endorse the recommendations of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) strategy, Toronto Region Financial Services Strategy for Enhancing Global Competitiveness, distributed at the Committee meeting on November 12, 2009.

 

2.         City Council refer the request for additional resources to support implementation of the BCG recommendations to the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism.

 

3.         City Council and staff continue to collaborate closely with the Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) on the development and implementation of the strategy through the Economic Development, Culture and Tourism Division to:

 

a.         have the Mayor participate on the Financial Services CEO Leadership Council;

b.         collaborate with stakeholders to proactively position and promote Toronto region as a premier international financial centre;

c.         work with stakeholders on the establishment of four leading hubs to enhance global competitiveness as identified in the strategy;

d.         develop policies and strategies to further attract, develop and enhance Toronto’s Talent Advantage; and

e.         provide sector development assistance.

Background Information (Committee)
Toronto Region Financial Services Strategy for Enhancing Global Competitiveness
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-25249.pdf)

Presentation by Janet Ecker
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-25262.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 12, 2009) Presentation from Janet Ecker, President and CEO, Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) (ED.New.ED26.1.1)

ED26.3

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 13, 22, 27 

Citizen Appointment to the Colborne Lodge/Mackenzie House/Spadina Historic House and Gardens Community Museum Management Board
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the public release of the confidential information and recommendations in Attachment 1 of the report (October 1, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, upon adoption of the report.

 

2.         City Council appoint the selected individual listed in Attachment 1 of the report (October 1, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism to the Colborne Lodge/Mackenzie House/Spadina Historic House and Gardens Community Museum Management Board, for a term expiring on or before November 30, 2010, or until a successor is appointed.

 

3.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 1, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, is now public in its entirety and contains the name of the following person appointed to the Colborne Lodge/Mackenzie House/Spadina Historic House and Gardens Community Museum Management Board:

 

-  Rebecca Davies

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees
Background Information (Committee)
Citizen Appointment to the Colborne Lodge/Mackenzie House/Spadina Historic House and Gardens Community Museum Management Board
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-24869.pdf)


ED26.4

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 19 

Citizen Appointments to the Fort York Community Museum Management Board
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the public release of the confidential information and recommendations in Attachment 1 of the report (October 1, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, upon adoption of the report.

 

2.         City Council appoint the selected individuals listed in Attachment 1 of the report (October 1, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism to the Fort York Community Museum Management Board, for a term expiring on or before November 30, 2010, or until a successor is appointed.

 

3.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 1, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, is now public in its entirety and contains the name of the following person appointed to the Fort York Community Museum Management Board:

 

-  Brian Mclean

-  Curtis Barlow

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees
Background Information (Committee)
Citizen Appointments to the Fort York Community Museum Management Board
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-24874.pdf)


ED26.5

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) 2010 Operating Budgets - Report No. 1
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt and certify the 2010 expenditure requests and levy requirements of the following Business Improvement Areas:

 

Business Improvement Area

2010 Expenditure

Estimates

($)

2010 Levy

Funds Required

($)

Corso Italia

271,569

248,694

Danforth Mosaic

329,032

274,248

Danforth Village

612,193

582,815

Gerrard India Bazaar

234,695

138,175

Greektown on the Danforth

1,246,554

425,748

Junction Gardens

342,704

256,807

Korea Town

111,540

40,329

Mimico Village

22,771

15,818

Pape Village

64,475

60,394

St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood

358,338

257,568

The Beach

207,873

181,060

Toronto Entertainment District

1,506,000

1,200,000

Village of Islington

123,477

96,580

Yonge-Lawrence Village

200,554

190,186

 

Background Information (Committee)
Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) - 2010 Operating Budgets - Report No. 1
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-24630.pdf)


ED26.7

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 16, 22 

Business Improvement Area (BIA) Boards of Management - Various Additions and Deletions
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve a deletion to the The Eglinton Way Business Improvement Areas Board of Management as set out in Attachment 1 of the report (October 19, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism.

 

2.         City Council amend Schedule A of the Municipal Code Chapter 19, Business Improvement Areas, to reflect changes to the BIA Board of Management.

Background Information (Committee)
Business Improvement Area (BIA) Boards of Management - Various Additions and Deletions
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-24812.pdf)


ED26.8

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 20 

Annex-Dupont Business Improvement Area (BIA) Poll Results
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         Based on the poll results respecting the intention to designate the Annex‑Dupont BIA, City Council designate the area described in Attachment 1 of the report (October 19, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism as a Business Improvement Area (BIA), under Chapter 19 of the Toronto Municipal Code.

2.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to submit a by-law to designate the area described in Attachment 1 of the report (October 19, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism as a Business Improvement Area. 

Background Information (Committee)
Annex-Dupont Business Improvement Area (BIA) Poll Results
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-24835.pdf)


ED26.9

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 7 

Intention to Expand the Emery Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) Boundaries
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council request the City Clerk to send out a notice of Council’s intent to expand the boundaries of the Emery Village Business Improvement Area to include the area as shown in Attachment 1, and detailed in Attachment 2 of the report (October 19, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, in accordance with Chapter 19 Business Improvement Areas, of the City of Toronto Municipal Code.

 

2.         City Council request the Executive Director, Technical Services to prepare designating by‑law maps of the area, as described by Attachment 1, and detailed in Attachment 2 of the report (October 19, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, and submit them to the City Solicitor.

 

3.         Subject to a positive poll result, City Council direct the Emery Village BIA Board of Management to amend its Streetscape Manual for Landowners and Capital Improvements Master Plan to address capital improvements, historical, identity, branding and other Humber Summit issues, similar to other precincts within the current BIA boundaries.

 

4.         In the event of a successful poll, staff convene meetings with representatives of the Emery Village BIA and the proposed expansion area to develop measures that may be necessary, including constitutional amendments, to address the concerns raised in this report, and report back to the Economic Development Committee on the results of these meetings at the same time as the poll results.

Background Information (Committee)
Intention to Expand the Emery Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) Boundaries
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-24836.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 10, 2009) E-mail from Tony D'Aversa, Steering Committee, Proposed Humber Summit BIA (ED.New.ED26.9.1)
(November 12, 2009) Letter from Larry Perlman (ED.New.ED26.9.2)

9a ED26.9 - Intention to Expand the Emery Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) Boundaries
Background Information (Committee)
Letter from Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-25255.pdf)


ED26.10

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 20, 28 

Toronto Entertainment District Business Improvement Area (BIA) Boundary Expansion
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council designate the area described in Attachment 1 of the report (September 29, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism as the amended Toronto Entertainment District Business Improvement Area (BIA), under Chapter 19 of the Toronto Municipal Code.

 

2.                  City Council direct the City Solicitor to submit a by‑law to designate the area described in Attachment 1 of the report (September 29, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism as a Business Improvement Area.

 

3.         City Council amend Schedule A of the Municipal Code Chapter 19, Business Improvement Areas, to reflect the expanded boundary of the Toronto Entertainment District BIA. 

Background Information (Committee)
Toronto Entertainment District Business Improvement Area (BIA) Boundary Expansion
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-24838.pdf)


ED26.11

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 20 

Poll Result for the Proposed Kensington Market Business Improvement Area
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         Based on the poll results respecting the intention to designate the Kensington Market BIA, City Council designate the area described in Attachment 1 of the report (October 21, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism as a Business Improvement Area (BIA), under Chapter 19 of the Toronto Municipal Code.

 

2.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to submit a by‑law to designate the area described in Attachment 1 of the report (October 21, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism as a business improvement area.

Background Information (Committee)
Poll Result for the Proposed Kensington Market Business Improvement Area
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-24839.pdf)


ED26.12

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Winterlicious and Summerlicious Culinary Programs Full Implementation of New Criteria and Process for Restaurant Participation
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve “Winterlicious and Summerlicious Prix Fixe Promotion Criteria and Process for Participation”, described in Appendix 1 of the report (October 2, 2009) from the General Manager, Economic Development, Culture and Tourism, for full implementation for future Winterlicious and Summerlicious programs. 

Background Information (Committee)
Winterlicious and Summerlicious Culinary Programs Full Implementation of New Criteria and Process for Restaurant Participation
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-24866.pdf)

Winterlicious/Summerlicious Prix-Fixe Promotion - Attachment 1
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-24867.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Government Management Committee - Meeting 26
GM26.1

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

Cancellation, Reduction or Refund of Property Taxes - November 9, 2009 Hearing
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the individual tax appeal applications made pursuant to section 323 of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 resulting in tax reductions (excluding phase-in/capping amounts) totalling $1,763,717.42 including reductions in Business Improvement Area charges, as identified in Appendix A in the report (October 22, 2009) from the Treasurer.

 

2.         City Council approve the individual tax appeal applications made pursuant to section 325 of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 resulting in tax reductions (excluding phase-in/capping adjustments) totalling $231,831.76 including reductions in Business Improvement Area charges, as identified in Appendix B in the report (October 22, 2009) from the Treasurer.

 

3.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

Statutory - City of Toronto Act, 2006
Background Information (Committee)
Report - Cancellation, Reduction or Refund of Property Taxes -November 9, 2009 Hearing
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24968.pdf)

Appendix A - Council Detail Hearing Report, Section 323 of COTA, Hearing 2009H4
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24969.pdf)

Appendix B- Council Detail Hearing Report, Section 325 of COTA, Hearing 2009H4
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24970.pdf)


GM26.2

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: All 

Apportionment of Property Taxes - November 9, 2009 Hearing
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the apportionment of property taxes in the amounts identified in Appendix A and Appendix B of the report (October 22, 2009) from the Treasurer, under the columns entitled “Apportioned Tax” and “Apportioned Phase In/Capping”, excluding the following applications:

 

Page No.

Tax Year

Original Roll No.

Tax Roll No. for Apportioned Properties

Tax Apportionment

Ward No.

Treasurer Initiated Applications - Appendix A:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 0f 5

2009

1904-02-4-220-06300

1904-02-4-220-04501

 

 

 

 

(48 Fisher St.)

1904-02-4-220-04502

 

 

 

 

 

1904-02-4-220-04503

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total:

 

$11,330.12

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taypayers Initiated Applications - Appendix B:

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 of 1

2007

1904-02-4-220-06300

1904-02-4-220-04501

 

 

 

 

(48 Fisher St.)

1904-02-4-220-04502

 

 

 

 

 

1904-02-4-220-04503

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total:

 

$10,344.99

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 of 1

2008

1904-02-4-220-06300

1904-02-4-220-04501

 

 

 

 

(48 Fisher St.)

1904-02-4-220-04502

 

 

 

 

 

1904-02-4-220-04503

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total:

 

$10,612.81

18

 

2.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

Statutory - City of Toronto Act, 2006
Background Information (Committee)
Report - Apportionment of Property Taxes - November 9, 2009 Hearing
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24971.pdf)

Appendix A - Apportionment Report - Treasurer Initiated Tax Apportionments (October 14, 2009)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24972.pdf)

Appendix B - Apportionment Report - Treasurer Initiated Tax Apportionments (October 14, 2009)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24973.pdf)


GM26.3

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

User Fees for Property Tax, Utility and Parking Ticket Accounts
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct that effective January 1, 2010, an administrative fee be charged for every new property tax account created that is added to the tax roll for taxation purposes, with the fee to be set at $50.00 per property tax account created.

 

2.         City Council direct that effective January 1, 2010, the existing fee for the issuance of a Prior Year Tax Receipt be increased from the current $5.00 to $16.00 per account per tax year.

 

3.         City Council direct that effective January 1, 2010, the existing fee for adding charges to the tax roll for collection be increased from the current $35.00 to $50.00 per charge added.

 

4.         City Council direct that effective January 1, 2010, the existing fee for the preparation of a Tax Calculation Statement be increased from the current $35.00 to $50.00 per statement.

 

5.         City Council direct that effective January 1, 2010, the existing fee for using the City of Toronto’s telephone Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system to make a payment for a parking ticket be increased from the current $1.50 to $2.00 per transaction.

 

6.         City Council direct that the fee for payment of parking tickets on-line or by telephone be phased-out over a three-year period.

 

7.         City Council direct that the charge for on-line services made by credit card calculated in error be reversed on the user's credit card if the user can provide evidence of the payment error.

 

8.         City Council request the City Manager to review all charges related to the payment of parking fines with a view to phasing them out and report to the Government Management Committee no later than June 2010.

 

9.         City Council request the Treasurer to report to the Government Management Committee on when tax calculation statements and prior year tax receipts are expected to be available on-line.

 

10.       The City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 441, Fees and Charges, be amended to give effect to these fee changes, and authority be granted for the introduction of the necessary bills.

 

11.       City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials be authorized and directed to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - User Fees for Property Tax, Utility and Parking Ticket Accounts
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24974.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Howard Moscoe (Amended)

That Council adopt Recommendations 1 to 9 of the report (October 21, 2009) from the Treasurer, with the following additions:

 

1.         The Treasurer report to the Government Management Committee on when tax calculation statements and prior year tax receipts are expected to be available on line.

 

2.         The fee for payment of  parking tickets on-line or by telephone be phased-out over a three-year period.

 

3.         The  City Manager be requested to review all charges related to the payment of parking fines with a view to phasing them out and report to the Government Management Committee no later than June 2010.

 

(Amended by motion 2)


Vote (Amend Item (Additional))

Dec-07-2009 5:12 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM26.3 - Moscoe - Motion 1, as amended
Yes: 30 Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Grimes, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Milczyn, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz, Walker 
No: 4 Ashton, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Vaughan 
Absent: 11 Ainslie, Augimeri, Feldman, Ford, Giambrone, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Miller, Pantalone, Shiner, Thompson 

Motion to Amend the Order Paper moved by Councillor Howard Moscoe (Lost)

November 30, 2009 - 6:00 p.m. - That Council amend the Order Paper and complete the questions of City officials on this Item before going into Closed Session.  (This procedural motion requires a two-thirds vote to carry.)


Vote (Amend the Order Paper)

Nov-30-2009 6:02 PM

Result: Lost Two-Thirds Required - GM26.3 - complete questions
Yes: 16 Ainslie, Augimeri, Cho, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Hall, Holyday, Lindsay Luby, Moeser, Moscoe, Ootes, Perruzza, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan 
No: 15 Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Del Grande, Giambrone, Heaps, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, McConnell, Palacio, Pantalone, Perks, Rae, Thompson 
Absent: 14 Davis, De Baeremaeker, Feldman, Ford, Grimes, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Minnan-Wong, Nunziata, Parker, Shiner, Walker 

2a - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Doug Holyday (Lost)

That Motion 1 by Councillor Moscoe be amended by deleting Recommendation 1 from the staff report (October 21, 2009 ) from the Treasurer.


Vote (Amend Motion)

Dec-07-2009 5:03 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - GM26.3 - Holyday - Motion 2a
Yes: 11 Bussin (Chair), Del Grande, Fletcher, Holyday, Kelly, Milczyn, Minnan-Wong, Nunziata, Ootes, Saundercook, Walker 
No: 19 Ashton, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Di Giorgio, Grimes, Hall, Heaps, Jenkins, Lee, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Moeser, Moscoe, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Stintz, Vaughan 
Absent: 15 Ainslie, Augimeri, Carroll, Feldman, Filion, Ford, Giambrone, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Miller, Palacio, Pantalone, Rae, Shiner, Thompson 

2b - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Doug Holyday (Carried)

That Motion 1 by Councillor Moscoe be amended by deleting Recommendation 2 from the staff report (October 21, 2009 ) from the Treasurer.


Vote (Amend Motion)

Dec-07-2009 5:04 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM256.3 - Holyday - Motion 2b
Yes: 17 Bussin (Chair), Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Fletcher, Hall, Holyday, Kelly, Lee, Milczyn, Minnan-Wong, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Parker, Saundercook, Stintz, Walker 
No: 14 Ashton, Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Grimes, Heaps, Jenkins, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Moeser, Perks, Perruzza, Vaughan 
Absent: 14 Ainslie, Augimeri, Feldman, Filion, Ford, Giambrone, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Miller, Palacio, Pantalone, Rae, Shiner, Thompson 

2c - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Doug Holyday (Lost)

That Motion 1 by Councillor Moscoe be amended by deleting Recommendation 6 from the staff report (October 21, 2009 ) from the Treasurer.


Vote (Amend Motion)

Dec-07-2009 5:06 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - GM26.3 - Holyday - Motion 2c
Yes: 13 Bussin (Chair), Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Grimes, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Milczyn, Nunziata, Ootes, Parker, Walker 
No: 18 Ashton, Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Fletcher, Hall, Heaps, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Moscoe, Perks, Perruzza, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan 
Absent: 14 Ainslie, Augimeri, Feldman, Filion, Ford, Giambrone, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Miller, Palacio, Pantalone, Rae, Shiner, Thompson 

2d - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Doug Holyday (Carried)

That Motion 1 by Councillor Moscoe be amended by deleting Recommendation 7 from the staff report (October 21, 2009 ) from the Treasurer.


Vote (Amend Motion)

Dec-07-2009 5:07 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM26.3 - Holyday - Motion 2d
Yes: 17 Bussin (Chair), Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Grimes, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Milczyn, Minnan-Wong, Nunziata, Ootes, Parker, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan, Walker 
No: 15 Ashton, Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Fletcher, Hall, Heaps, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Moeser, Moscoe, Palacio, Perks, Perruzza 
Absent: 13 Ainslie, Augimeri, Feldman, Filion, Ford, Giambrone, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Miller, Pantalone, Rae, Shiner, Thompson 

2e - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Doug Holyday (Lost)

That Motion 1 by Councillor Moscoe be amended by deleting from Recommendation 3 in the report (October 21, 2009) from the Treasurer, the figure "$16.00", and replacing it with "$10.00".


Vote (Amend Motion)

Dec-07-2009 5:09 PM

Result: Lost (tie) Majority Required - GM26.3 - Holyday - Motion 2e
Yes: 16 Bussin (Chair), Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Fletcher, Hall, Holyday, Lee, Milczyn, Minnan-Wong, Moscoe, Nunziata, Parker, Perruzza, Saundercook, Stintz, Walker 
No: 16 Ashton, Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Grimes, Heaps, Jenkins, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Moeser, Ootes, Palacio, Perks, Vaughan 
Absent: 13 Ainslie, Augimeri, Feldman, Filion, Ford, Giambrone, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Miller, Pantalone, Rae, Shiner, Thompson 

2f - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Doug Holyday (Lost)

That Motion 1 by Councillor Moscoe be amended by deleting from Recommendation 4 in the report (October 21, 2009) from the Treasurer, the figure "$50.00", and replacing it with "$40.00".


Vote (Amend Motion)

Dec-07-2009 5:10 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - GM26.3 - Holyday - Motion 2f
Yes: 11 Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Holyday, Lee, Milczyn, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Parker, Perruzza, Stintz, Walker 
No: 22 Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Filion, Fletcher, Grimes, Hall, Heaps, Jenkins, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Perks, Saundercook, Vaughan 
Absent: 12 Ainslie, Augimeri, Feldman, Ford, Giambrone, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Miller, Pantalone, Rae, Shiner, Thompson 

2g - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Doug Holyday (Lost)

That Motion 1 by Councillor Moscoe be amended by deleting from Recommendation 5 in the report (October 21, 2009) from the Treasurer, the figure "$50.00", and replacing it with "$40.00".


Vote (Amend Motion)

Dec-07-2009 5:11 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - GM 26.3 - Holyday - Motion 2g
Yes: 16 Bussin (Chair), Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Hall, Holyday, Lee, Milczyn, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Parker, Saundercook, Stintz, Walker 
No: 18 Ashton, Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Filion, Fletcher, Grimes, Heaps, Jenkins, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Moscoe, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Vaughan 
Absent: 11 Ainslie, Augimeri, Feldman, Ford, Giambrone, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Miller, Pantalone, Shiner, Thompson 

3 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Karen Stintz (Carried)

That charges for on-line services made by credit card calculated in error be reversed on the user's credit card if the user can provide evidence of the payment error.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended)

Dec-07-2009 5:14 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM26.3 - Adopt Item, as amended
Yes: 23 Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Di Giorgio, Fletcher, Grimes, Hall, Heaps, Jenkins, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Milczyn, Nunziata, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan, Walker 
No: 9 Ashton, Del Grande, Holyday, Lee, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Ootes, Palacio, Parker 
Absent: 13 Ainslie, Augimeri, Feldman, Filion, Ford, Giambrone, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Miller, Moscoe, Pantalone, Shiner, Thompson 

GM26.6

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 27 

38-40 Dundas Street East - Lease Extension Agreement
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the lease extension agreement to be entered into with Hakim Optical Laboratory Ltd., substantially on the terms and conditions as set out in Appendix A of the report (October 19, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, together with such other terms and conditions as may be deemed appropriate by the Chief Corporate Officer and in a form approved by the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to administer and manage the lease agreement including the provision of any consents, approvals, notices and notices of termination, provided that the Chief Corporate Officer may, at any time, refer consideration of such matter (including their content) to City Council for its determination and direction.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - 38-40 Dundas Street East - Lease Extension Agreement
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24977.pdf)

Appendix A - Major Terms & Conditions
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24978.pdf)

Appendix B - Location Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24979.pdf)


GM26.7

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 22 

Lease Renewal at 150 Eglinton Avenue East
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize entering into a Lease Renewal Agreement with 150 EAE Property Ltd. for a five (5) year term, years commencing October 31, 2009 and expiring on October 31, 2014, including an option to renew for another five (5) year term and an option to acquire additional space, based substantially on the terms and conditions set out in Appendix “A” in the report (October 21, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, and other terms and conditions acceptable to the Chief Corporate Office, and in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to administer and manage the lease agreements including the provision for any consents, approvals,  notices and notices of termination provided that the Chief Corporate Officer may, at any time, refer consideration of such matters (including their content) to City Council for its determination and direction.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - Lease Renewal at 150 Eglinton Avenue East
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24980.pdf)

Appendix A - Major Terms & Conditions
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24981.pdf)

Appendix B - Map Location
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24982.pdf)


GM26.8

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 33 

Lease Renewal at 1333 Sheppard Avenue East
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize entering into a Lease Renewal Agreement with Healthcare Properties Holdings Ltd. for a five (5) year term, commencing May 1, 2009 and expiring on April 30, 2014, based substantially on the terms and conditions set out in Appendix “A” in the report (October 21, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, and other terms and conditions acceptable to the Chief Corporate Office, and in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to administer and manage the lease agreement, include the provision for any consents, approvals,  notices and notices of termination, provided that the Chief Corporate Officer may, at any time, refer consideration of such matters (including their content) to City Council for its determination and direction.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - Lease Renewal at 1333 Sheppard Ave. E
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24983.pdf)

Appendix A - Major Terms and Conditions
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24984.pdf)

Appendix B - Map Location
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24985.pdf)


GM26.10

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 38 

Lease Extension and Amending Agreement for Use of City Lands Adjacent to 1121 Bellamy Road North
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize a Lease Extension and Amending Agreement with Margaret Wiley Seaver (the “Tenant”), to use and occupy approximately 7,112 square feet of vacant land adjacent to 1121 Bellamy Road North, (the “Property”), substantially on the terms and conditions as set out in Appendix “A” in the report (October 1, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, and on such other terms and conditions as approved by the Chief Corporate Officer, or his or her designate, and in a form and content acceptable to the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to administer and manage the Lease Extension and Amending Agreement, including the provision of any consents, approvals, notices and notices of termination provided that the Chief Corporate Officer may, at any time, refer consideration of such matters (including their content) to City Council for its determination and direction.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - Lease Extension and Amending Agreement for Use of City Lands Adjacent to 1121 Bellamy Road North
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24990.pdf)

Appendix A - Major Terms & Conditions
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24991.pdf)

Appendix B - Location Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24992.pdf)


GM26.11

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 28, 30, 32 

Waterfront Toronto Access to City-Owned Lands For Environmental Testing
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council grant authority to enter into an Access Agreement with Toronto Waterfront Toronto Revitalization Corporation (“WT”) for the City-owned  properties located at 480 Lake Shore Blvd East, 400 Commissioner Street, 545 Commissioner Street and 9 Leslie Street (“Subject Lands”) to conduct geo-environmental baseline investigations and examinations, substantially on the terms and conditions set-out in Schedule “A” in the report (October 9, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer and any other terms and conditions as the City Solicitor may deem necessary to protect the City’s interest.

 

2.         City Council authorize each Chief Corporate Officer and the Director of Real Estate Services severally to execute the Agreement on behalf of the City.

 

3.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - Waterfront Toronto Access to City-Owned Lands For Environmental Testing
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24993.pdf)

Appendix A - Major Terms & Conditions
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24994.pdf)

Appendix B - Location Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24995.pdf)


GM26.12

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 16 

3080 Yonge Street - Rental Rate for Lease Renewal Term
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt the confidential instructions to staff contained in Attachment 1 in the report (October 19, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer.

 

2.         City Council direct that if adopted by Council, the recommendations contained in the confidential instructions to staff be made public at the end of the Council meeting.

 

The following instructions contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 19, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer were adopted by City Council and are now public:

 

1.         City Council grant authority to enter into a Lease Renewal and Amending Agreement that provides for a basic rental rate of $172,500 per annum net, plus all applicable taxes, for the thirty-three (33) year renewal term commencing effective November 7, 2009 substantially on the terms and conditions outlined in Appendix “A” of Attachment 1 to the report (October 19, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, and in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council grant authority to the Chief Corporate Officer to administer and manage the Lease Renewal and Amending Agreement, including the provision of any consents, approvals, notices and notices of termination provided that the Chief Corporate Officer may, at any time, refer consideration of such matters (including their content) to City Council for its determination and direction.

 

3.         City Council grant authority to the City Solicitor to complete the transaction(s) on behalf of the City including making payment of any necessary expenses and amending any relevant dates to such earlier or later date(s) and on such terms and conditions as she may from time to time consider reasonable.

 

Appendix A, headed "Major Terms and Conditions" is now public.  The balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 19, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer remains confidential, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board.

Confidential Attachment - 1 - Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board
Background Information (Committee)
Report - 3080 Yonge Street - Rental Rate for Lease Renewal Term
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24996.pdf)

Confidential Attachment 1
Attachment 2 - Location Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-24999.pdf)

Confidential Appendix A to Confidential Attachment 1
Background Information (City Council)
Appendix A, headed "Major Terms and Conditions", made public by City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25627.pdf)


GM26.13

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: 23 

North York City Centre Service Road Acquisition - 50 Horsham Avenue
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt the confidential recommendations to staff in Attachment 1 in the report (October 15, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer.

 

2.         City Council authorize the public release of the confidential information and recommendations in Attachment 1 in the report, once the transaction has closed.

 

3.         City Council direct that the Offer to Sell from the Owners of the property known as 50 Horsham Avenue, be accepted substantially on the terms outlined in Attachment 1 in this report and that either the Chief Corporate Officer or the Director of Real Estate Services be authorized severally to accept the Offer on behalf of the City.

 

4.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to complete the transaction on behalf of the City, including paying any necessary expenses, amending the closing, due diligence and other dates, and amending and waiving terms and conditions, on such terms as he or she may consider reasonable.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 15, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer remains confidential in its entirety at this time, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to a proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes.  The confidential information and recommendations will be made public once the transaction has closed.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on November 30, 2009, and considered confidential information on this Item as it relates to a proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes.

Confidential Attachment - 1 - A proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes
Background Information (Committee)
Report - North York City Centre Service Road Acquisition 50 Horsham Avenue
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25000.pdf)

Appendix A - Location Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25001.pdf)

Confidential Attachment 1
Motions (City Council)
Report of Committee of the Whole

November 30, 2009 at 7:48 p.m. - Speaker Bussin advised Council that Committee of the Whole had completed its closed session consideration of confidential information related to this Item.  Council would now proceed with the public debate on this Item.


Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item)

Dec-07-2009 3:56 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM26.13 - Adopt the Item
Yes: 31 Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Filion, Fletcher, Grimes, Hall, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Parker, Perks, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan, Walker 
No: 1 Ford 
Absent: 13 Ainslie, Davis, Di Giorgio, Feldman, Giambrone, Heaps, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Pantalone, Perruzza, Rae, Shiner, Thompson 

GM26.14

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: 8, 12 

Transit City - Acquisition of Properties
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council grant authority to negotiate to acquire and, if necessary, to initiate expropriation proceedings for approximately 46.8 acres of vacant land of the former Kodak site detailed in Appendix “B” of the report (October 20, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT Maintenance and Storage Facility.

 

2.         City Council grant authority to negotiate to acquire and, if necessary, to initiate expropriation proceedings, for the property interest detailed in Appendix “C” of the report (October 20, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, for the Finch West LRT Maintenance and Storage Facility.

 

3.         City Council grant authority to the Chief Corporate Officer to serve and publish Notices of Application for Approval to Expropriate, to forward to the Chief Inquiry Officer any requests for hearing that are received, to attend the hearing to present the City’s position and to report the Inquiry Officer’s recommendations to City Council for its consideration

 

4.         City Council delegate to the City Manager authority to approve acquisitions by the City of land for transit projects if the total compensation payable by the City does not exceed $10 million and where the general conditions set out in Appendix “D”, attached to the motion by Councillor Giambrone, have been met.

 

5.         City Council direct that local Councillors be consulted regarding the purchase or lease of land for transit purposes falling within their wards.

 

6.         City Council authorize severally each of the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director of Real Estate Services, to execute the offers, agreements and other relevant documents to give effect to the transaction on behalf of the City.

 

7.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to complete the transactions provided for in the agreements on behalf of the City, including making payment of any necessary expenses, amending the closing and other dates to such earlier or later date(s), and amending or waiving the terms and conditions, as she may from time to time consider reasonable.

 

8.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to submit any bills required to implement the foregoing, including all necessary amendments to City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 27, Council Procedures, and other chapters in the Municipal Code and other by-laws, generally in accordance with the report recommendations and subject to any necessary technical adjustments.

 

9.         City Council request the Chief Corporate Officer, in consultation with the Chief General Manager, Toronto Transit Commission, to provide an information report to the Executive Committee for its January 4, 2010 meeting, that outlines the feasibility of assembling a number of under-utilized industrial properties in the interior of the employment area as an alternative site for the Maintenance and Storage Facility to accommodate two LRTs.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - Transit City - Acquisition of Properties
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25003.pdf)

Background Information (City Council)
Appendix "D" - General Conditions, attached to the motion by Councillor Giambrone
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25612.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Frank Di Giorgio (Carried)

That the Chief Corporate Officer, in consultation with the Chief General Manager, Toronto Transit Commission, be requested to provide an information report to the Executive Committee for its January 4, 2010 meeting, that outlines the feasibility of assembling a number of under-utilized industrial properties in the interior of the employment area as an alternative site for the Maintenance and Storage Facility to accommodate two LRTs.


2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Adam Giambrone (Carried)

That:

 

1.         City Council delegate to the City Manager authority to approve acquisitions by the City of land for transit projects if the total compensation payable by the City does not exceed $10 million and where the general conditions set out in Appendix “D” to this motion have been met.

 

2.         City Council direct that local Councillors be consulted regarding the purchase or lease of land for transit purposes falling within their wards.

 

3.         Each of the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director of Real Estate Services be authorized severally to execute the offers, agreements and other relevant documents to give effect to the transaction on behalf of the City.

 

4.         The City Solicitor be authorized to complete the transactions provided for in the agreements on behalf of the City, including making payment of any necessary expenses, amending the closing and other dates to such earlier or later date(s), and amending or waiving the terms and conditions, as she may from time to time consider reasonable.

 

5.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to submit any bills required to implement the foregoing, including all necessary amendments to City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 27, Council Procedures, and other chapters in the Municipal Code and other by-laws, generally in accordance with the report recommendations and subject to any necessary technical adjustments.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended)

Dec-07-2009 4:12 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM26.14 - Adopt Item, as amended
Yes: 32 Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Grimes, Hall, Heaps, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Mammoliti, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Parker, Perks, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan, Walker 
No: 2 Del Grande, Holyday 
Absent: 11 Ainslie, Feldman, Ford, Lindsay Luby, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Pantalone, Perruzza, Rae, Shiner, Thompson 

GM26.15

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 15 

970 Lawrence Avenue West - Lease Amending and Extension Agreement
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize a Lease Extension and Amending Agreement with Pinedale Properties Limited in Trust for 970 Lawrence Project Limited (the “Landlord”) for the lease of approximately 11,577 square feet of rentable area on the seventh (7th) floor of the building (the “Leased Premises ”) known municipally as 970 Lawrence Ave West (the “Building”)  substantially on the terms and conditions as set out in Appendix “A” in the report (October 5, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer attached hereto and on such other terms and conditions as approved by the Chief Corporate Officer, or his or her designate, and in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to administer and manage the Lease  Extension and Amending Agreement, including the provision of any consents, approvals, notices and notices of termination provided that the Chief Corporate Officer may, at any time, refer consideration of such matters (including their content) to City Council for its determination and direction.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - 970 Lawrence Avenue West - Lease Amending and Extension Agreement
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25004.pdf)

Appendix A - Major Terms & Conditions
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25005.pdf)

Appendix B - Location Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25006.pdf)


GM26.16

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 27 

Land Exchange with Ryerson University for City Land Forming Part of Devonian Square
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council grant authority for the City to enter into a Land Exchange Agreement with Ryerson University (“Ryerson”) for part of Lots 77 and 78 and part of the closed Victoria Street Lane on Plan 22A, shown as Part 2 on Sketch No. PS-2008-064 (“Ryerson Lands”) in exchange for part of the closed Victoria Street Lane on Plan 22A, shown as Part 1 on Sketch No. PS-2008-064, subject to the retention of permanent easement over Part 1 for combined sewer purposes (“City Lands”), substantially on the terms and conditions outlined in Appendix “A” to the report (October 21, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, and such other terms as may be approved by the Chief Corporate Officer in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council approve that the transaction meets the requirements for an exchange of land set out in Chapter 4.3 (Parks and Open Space Areas), Policy 8 of the Official Plan.

 

3.         City Council authorize severally each of the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director of Real Estate Services to accept the terms of the Land Exchange Agreement on behalf of the City.

 

4.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to complete the transactions provided for in the Land Exchange Agreement on behalf of the City, including making payment of any necessary expenses and amending the closing and other dates to such earlier or later date(s) and on such terms and conditions as she may from time to time consider reasonable.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - Land Exchange with Ryerson University for City Land Forming Part of Devonian Square
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25007.pdf)

Appendix A - Major Terms & Conditions
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25008.pdf)

Appendix B - Site Map & Sketch No. PS-2008-064
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25009.pdf)


GM26.23

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 3 

Contract Award - RFP 9119-09-5108, for the Operation and Maintenance of the Multi-Use Soccer Arena Complex at Etobicoke Centennial Park
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council grant authority to enter into an agreement with Soccer City (Etobicoke) Inc. (SCEI) in relation to the operation and maintenance of the Multi-Use Soccer Arena Complex at Etobicoke Centennial Park for a ten-year term from November 1, 2009 to October 31, 2019 with an option to renew at the sole discretion of the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation for an additional ten year period.  Should the option be exercised, the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation will request the Director of Purchasing and Materials Management Division to provide the necessary contract renewals under the terms and conditions outlined in the report (October 16, 2009) from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management Division, and satisfactory in form and content to the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the City Solicitor from November 1, 2019 to October 31, 2029.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - Contract Award - RFP 9119-09-5108, for the Operation and Maintenance of the Multi-Use Soccer Arena Complex at Etobicoke Centennial Park
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25016.pdf)


GM26.25

ACTION

Referred 

 

Ward: All 

Running Around in Circles - Committee Room and Street Names in City Hall
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, referred Item GM26.25 to the Chief Corporate Officer for a report to the Government Management Committee no later than March 2010.

Background Information (Committee)
Memorandum - Running in Circles
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25017.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Refer Item moved by Councillor Howard Moscoe (Carried)

That this Item be referred to the Chief Corporate Officer for a report to the Government Management Committee no later than March 2010.


25a Renaming of City Hall Committee Rooms
Background Information (Committee)
Report - Referral of Member Motion by City Council
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25114.pdf)


GM26.26

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: 7 

Toronto District School Board Property located at 24 Strathburn Boulevard - Melody Public School
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt the recommendations contained in the Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (November 3, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, as amended by confidential instructions issued by City Council.

 

2.         City Council adopt the confidential recommendations in the communication (November 9, 2009) from the Government Management Committee, as amended by confidential instructions issued by City Council.

 

3.         City Council direct that Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (November 3, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, as amended, and the recommendations of the Government Management Committee contained in the communication (November 9, 2009), as amended, remain confidential under the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as they relate to litigation or potential litigation affecting the City.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (November 3, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the confidential recommendations contained in the communication (November 9, 2009) from the Government Management Committee, remain confidential in their entirety, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as they relate to litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on November 30, 2009, and considered confidential information on this Item as it relates to litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board.

Confidential Attachment - 1 - Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board
Background Information (Committee)
Report - Toronto District School Board Property located at 24 Strathburn Boulevard - Melody Public School
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25079.pdf)

Confidential Attachment 1
Melody Public School - 24 Strathburn Boulevard - Notice of Pending Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25097.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Report of Committee of the Whole

November 30, 2009 at 7:48 p.m. - Speaker Bussin advised Council that Committee of the Whole had completed its closed session consideration of confidential information related to this Item.  Council would now proceed with the public debate on this Item.


1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Carried)

That Council adopt the confidential instructions contained in his confidential motion circulated to Members of Council.


Vote (Amend Item)

Dec-04-2009 3:07 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM26.26 - Ford - Motion 1
Yes: 31 Ainslie, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Fletcher, Ford, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, Milczyn, Miller, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Pantalone, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Stintz 
No: 4 Ashton, McConnell, Mihevc, Vaughan 
Absent: 10 Feldman, Filion, Giambrone, Grimes, Lee, Mammoliti, Palacio, Shiner, Thompson, Walker 

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

GM26.27

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 44 

Amendment to Release of City's Interest in the most Easterly Portion of the Untravelled Cherry Street Road Allowance and the Adjoining Lane
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the exchange of interests between the City and Metrolinx substantially as set out in Appendix “A” of the report (October 26, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer and such other terms as may be satisfactory to the Chief Corporate Officer, all in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor, in place of the exchange of interests that was authorized by City Council at its meeting held on October 29 and 30, 2008 by its adoption of the motions in Item GM18.14.

 

2.         City Council authorize all taxes, legal and other fees up to $2,000.00 resulting from the approval of the recommendations in this report be paid from the Land Acquisition Reserve Fund (XR1012).

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to complete the transactions on behalf of the City, including paying any necessary expenses, amending the closing, due diligence and other dates, and amending and waiving terms and conditions as she considers reasonable.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - Amendment to Release of City's Interest in the most Easterly Portion of the Untravelled Cherry Street Road Allowance and the Adjoining Lane
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25018.pdf)

Appendix A - Amended Exchange of Interests between City and Metrolinx
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25019.pdf)

Appendix B - Site Map, Sketch No. PS-2008-074, Sketch No. PS-2009-076a and Draft Reference Plan prepared by Krcmar, dated June 17, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25020.pdf)


GM26.28

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

Delegated Authority to Purchase or Lease Surplus School Board Properties
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council delegate to the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer authority to approve and submit, on behalf of the City of Toronto, binding offers to acquire, by way of purchase or lease, school board properties that have been declared surplus under the Education Act if the funding is included in the current year’s Approved Capital Budget or is available in uncommitted reserve/reserve funds (i.e. where the acquisition satisfies the eligibility requirements of the reserve/reserve funds), the total compensation payable by the City does not exceed $10 million, and where the general conditions set out in Appendix “A” of the report (October 29, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer have been met.

 

2.         City Council delegate to the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer authority to negotiate with the school board regarding the terms of the offer that has been submitted and, if such negotiations are successful, to authorize a lease or agreement of purchase and sale on terms that comply with the conditions of Part 1 above.

 

3.         City Council delegate to the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer authority to withdraw the City’s Offer if negotiations with the school board are unsuccessful.

 

4.         City Council determine not to delegate to City staff authority to submit the City to binding arbitration in order to establish the compensation payable to a school board pursuant to the terms of the Education Act.

 

5.         City Council direct the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to ensure that local Councillors are consulted regarding the purchase or lease of any surplus school properties within their wards.

 

6.         City Council authorize severally each of the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director of Real Estate Services to execute the offers, agreements and other relevant documents to give effect to the transaction on behalf of the City.

 

7.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to complete the transactions provided for in the agreements on behalf of the City, including making payment of any necessary expenses, amending the closing and other dates to such earlier or later date(s), and amending or waiving the terms and conditions, as she may from time to time consider reasonable.

 

8.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to submit any bills required to implement the foregoing, including all necessary amendments to City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 27, Council Procedures, and other chapters in the Municipal Code and other by-laws, generally in accordance with the report recommendations and subject to any necessary technical adjustments.

 

9.         City Council authorize the City Manager to initiate discussions with the Ministry of Education regarding Ontario Regulation 444/98 of the Education Act with a view to implementing changes in accordance with Appendix “A” to the report (November 27, 2009) from the City Manager.

 

10.        City Council direct the City Manager to report back to the Executive Committee with a funding strategy to address both foreseeable and unforeseen pressures that may arise from the proposed sale of a number of surplus school board properties.

 

11.       City Council direct the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager – Cluster A to report back to the Executive Committee on a strategy to acquire surplus school board properties to address the needs of local communities and neighbourhoods.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - Delegated Authority to Purchase or Lease Surplus School Board Properties
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25044.pdf)

Background Information (City Council)
(November 27, 2009) Supplementary report from the City Manager (GM26.28a)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25445.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
1a - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Ron Moeser (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following recommendations contained in the report (November 27, 2009) from the City Manager [GM26.28a]:

 

1.                  City Council authorize the City Manager to initiate discussions with the Ministry of Education regarding Ontario Regulation 444/98 of the Education Act with a view to implementing changes in accordance with Appendix “A”.

 

2.                  City Council direct the City Manager to report back to the Executive Committee with a funding strategy to address both foreseeable and unforeseen pressures that may arise from the proposed sale of a number of surplus school board properties.

 

3.                  City Council direct the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager – Cluster A to report back to the Executive Committee on a strategy to acquire surplus school board properties to address the needs of local communities and neighbourhoods.


1b - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Ron Moeser (Carried)

That the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer be requested ensure that local Councillors are consulted regarding the purchase or lease of any surplus school properties within their wards.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended)

Dec-04-2009 10:33 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM26.28 - Adopt the Item, as amended
Yes: 37 Ainslie, Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Ford, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Minnan-Wong, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Pantalone, Parker, Perks, Perruzza, Rae, Saundercook, Thompson, Walker 
No: 0  
Absent: 8 Augimeri, Feldman, Grimes, Jenkins, McConnell, Shiner, Stintz, Vaughan 

GM26.29

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 2, 7, 14, 15, 20, 29, 31, 36, 37, 38 

Leased Space to Meet Toronto Employment and Social Services Recession Plan Requirements
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize lease agreements for the premises described in, and on terms and conditions not to exceed those outlined in, Confidential Attachment 1 in the report (November 4, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer and on such other terms and conditions as may be acceptable to the Chief Corporate Officer, in consultation with the General Manager of Toronto Employment and Social Services (TESS), and in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to administer and manage the lease agreements, including the provision of any consents, approvals, notices and notices of termination provided that the Chief Corporate Officer may, at any time, refer consideration of such matters (including their content) to City Council for its determination and direction.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to complete the transaction(s) on behalf of the City, including making payment of any necessary expenses and amending any  relevant dates to such earlier or later date(s) and on such terms and conditions as she may from time to time consider reasonable.

 

4.         City Council authorize the public release of the confidential information contained in Attachment 1 of this report upon the commencement of the occupancy of the last of the leased locations.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (November 4, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer remains confidential in its entirety at this time, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to the security of the property of the municipality or local board.  The confidential information will be made public upon the commencement of the occupancy of the last of the leased locations.

Confidential Attachment - 1 - The security of the property of the municipality or local board
Background Information (Committee)
Report - Leased Space to Meet Toronto Employment & Social Services Recession Plan Requirements
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25119.pdf)

Confidential Appendix A - Major Terms & Conditions and Maps
Confidential Appendix B - Major Terms & Conditions and Maps
Confidential Appendix C - Major Terms & Conditions and Maps
Confidential Appendix D - Major Terms & Conditions and Maps
Confidential Appendix E - Major Terms & Conditions and Maps
Confidential Appendix F - Major Terms & Conditions and Maps
Confidential Appendix G - Major Terms & Conditions and Maps
Confidential Attachment 1
Leased Space to Meet Toronto Employment and Social Services Recession Plan Requirements - Notice of Pending Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25128.pdf)


GM26.30

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: 5, 9, 10, 28, 38 

Transfer of Properties to Build Toronto - Fourth Quarter 2009
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend Part 2 c in Appendix 2 of the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer to read as follows:

 

"2 c       Build Toronto work with the local Councillor to ensure community space is included in any future development and that Tropicana Community Services be considered for the space."

 

2.         City Council grant authority to enter into an agreement to transfer the property municipally known as 120 Grangeway Avenue, more particularly described in Appendix 2 of the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, including agreements related thereto, to Build Toronto, substantially on the terms and conditions set out in Appendices 1 and 2 to the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer (as amended), and on such other and amended terms and conditions as may be approved by the Chief Corporate Officer, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

3.         City Council grant authority to enter into an agreement to transfer the property municipally known as 154 Front Street East, more particularly described in Appendix 3 to the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, including agreements related thereto, to Build Toronto, substantially on the terms and conditions set out in Appendices 1 and 3 to the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, and on such other and amended terms and conditions as may be approved by the Chief Corporate Officer, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

4.         City Council grant authority to enter into an agreement to transfer the property municipally known as 64-70 Cordova Avenue, more particularly described in Appendix 4 to the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, including agreements related thereto, to Build Toronto, substantially on the terms and conditions set out in Appendices 1 and 4 to the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, and on such other and amended terms and conditions as may be approved by the Chief Corporate Officer, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

5.         City Council grant authority to enter into an agreement to transfer the property municipally known as 30 Tippett Road, more particularly described in Appendix 5 to the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, including agreements related thereto, to Build Toronto, substantially on the terms and conditions set out in Appendices 1 and 5 to the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, and on such other terms and conditions as may be approved by the Chief Corporate Officer, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

6.         City Council grant authority to enter into an agreement to transfer the property municipally known as 75 Billy Bishop Way, more particularly described in Appendix 6 to the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, including agreements related thereto, to Build Toronto, substantially on the terms and conditions set out in Appendices 1 and 6 to the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, and on such other terms and conditions as may be approved by the Chief Corporate Officer, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

7.         City Council grant authority to enter into an agreement to transfer the property municipally known as 50 Wilson Heights Boulevard, more particularly described in Appendix 7 to the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, including agreements related thereto, to Build Toronto, substantially on the terms and conditions set out in Appendices 1 and 7 to the report (October 30, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, and on such other terms and conditions as may be approved by the Chief Corporate Officer, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

8.         City Council authorize severally each of the Chief Corporate Office and the Director of Real Estate Services to execute the transfer agreements on behalf of the City.

 

9.         City Council grant authority to fund the City’s outstanding expenses related to these properties from future Approved Operating Budgets for Facilities and Real Estate (F&RE), as necessary, and that once these transactions are finalized, the funding for the expenses be transferred from the Land Acquisition Reserve Fund (LARF), with appropriate adjustments to F&RE’s future Approved Operating Budgets, as necessary, through subsequent Quarterly Variance Reports.

 

10.       City Council grant authority to make appropriate budget adjustments to the Toronto Transit Commission’s Operating Budget to address the net revenue loss arising from the transfer to Build Toronto of 154 Front Street East, 64-70 Cordova Avenue, 30 Tippett Road, 75 Billy Bishop Way, and 50 Wilson Heights Boulevard, effective on a date to be agreed upon by the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the TTC.

 

11.       City Council authorize the City Solicitor to complete the transactions to be provided for in the transfer agreements on behalf of the City, including making payment of any necessary expenses, amending the closing and other dates to such earlier or later date(s), and amending or waiving the terms and conditions, as she may from time to time consider reasonable.

 

12.       City Council request Build Toronto, as part of development efforts on the properties at 30 Tippet Road, 75 Billy Bishop Way and 50 Wilson Heights Boulevard, to seek to replace necessary commuter parking spaces that are displaced.

Background Information (Committee)
Report - Transfer of Properties to Build Toronto - Fourth Quarter 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25098.pdf)

Appendices 1-7
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25099.pdf)

Transfer of Properties to Build Toronto - Fourth Quarter 2009 - Notice of Pending Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25100.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Howard Moscoe (Carried)

That City Council request Build Toronto, as part of development efforts on the properties at 30 Tippet Road, 75 Billy Bishop Way and 50 Wilson Heights Boulevard, to seek to replace necessary commuter parking spaces that are displaced.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

GM26.31

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: 8 

Real Estate Expropriations - Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension Project (South of Steeles)
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council, as the Approving Authority, approve the expropriation of the property interests identified in Appendix A of the report (October 21, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, from 3975 Keele Street West and 1150 Finch Avenue West, in connection with the construction of a portion of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension.

 

2.         City Council grant leave for introduction of the necessary Bill in Council to give effect thereto.

 

3.         City Council direct City staff to take all necessary steps to comply with the Expropriations Act, including but not limited to, the preparation and registration of an Expropriation Plan and the service of Notices of Expropriation, Notices of Election as to a Date for Compensation and Notices of Possession, for the properties identified in Appendix A to the report (October 21, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer.

 

4.         City Council further direct City staff to obtain appraisal reports to value the property interests identified in Appendix A to the report (October 21, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, updated to the date of expropriation; and to prepare  and serve offers of compensation on all registered owners, at the appraised values, all in accordance with the requirements in the Expropriations Act.

 

5.            City Council authorize the Director of Real Estate or the Executive Director of Facilities and Real Estate to sign the Notices of Expropriation, Notices of Possession and the Offers of Compensation on behalf of the City for the properties identified in Appendix A to the report (October 21, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer.

               

6.         City Council authorize the Director of Real Estate to negotiate to acquire the property interests listed in Appendix B to the report (October 21, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, including revised property requirements for certain of the properties previously approved by Council at its meeting held January 27 and 28, 2009, and to initiate expropriation proceedings, where necessary.

 

7.         City Council authorize the Director of Real Estate to serve and publish Notices of Application for Approval to Expropriate the property interests listed in Appendix B to the report (October 21, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, to forward any requests for hearing that are received to the Chief Inquiry Officer, to attend the hearings in order to present the City’s position, and to report the Chief Inquiry Officer’s recommendations back to City Council for its consideration.

 

8.         City Council authorize the public release of the confidential information contained in Attachment 1 to the report (October 21, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer, once there has been a final determination of the compensation payable to the Owners by arbitration, appeal or settlement to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 21, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer remains confidential in its entirety at this time, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to a proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes.  The confidential information will be made public once there has been a final determination of the compensation payable to the Owners by arbitration, appeal or settlement to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor.

Confidential Attachment - 1 - A proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes
Background Information (Committee)
Report - Real Estate Expropriations - Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension Project (South of Steeles)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25084.pdf)

Appendices A & B - Property Requirements to be Expropriated & Additional Property Requirements
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25085.pdf)

Appendix C1 - Draft Reference Plan - 3975 Keele Street
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25086.pdf)

Appendix C2 - Draft Reference Plan - 1150 Finch Avenue West
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25087.pdf)

Appendix C3 - Site Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25088.pdf)

Appendix C4 - Site Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25089.pdf)

Appendix C5 - Site Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25090.pdf)

Appendix C6 - Site Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25091.pdf)

Appendix C7 - Site Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25092.pdf)

Confidential Attachment 1
Real Estate Expropriations - Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension Project (South of Steeles) - Notice of Pending Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25101.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

GM26.32

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: 28 

Union Station Revitalization Award of Contracts
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to finalize terms and conditions, award and administer in accordance with Attachment 2 in the report (October 28, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, a General Contractor/Construction Manager contract, and the associated Phase Agreements, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor, in the amount of up to $450,000,000 (net of GST), to the selected General Contractor/Construction Manager, subject to the finalization and signing of the agreements with Metrolinx and the Head Lease Agreement with the Head Lessee.

 

2.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to initiate project work with the selected General Contractor/Construction Manager through the issuance of a Limited Notice to Proceed to a maximum value of $45 million (net of GST) of the $450,000,000 total noted in Part 1 above, until the full General Contractor/Construction Manager contract is executed.

 

3.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to assign relevant Union Station contracts to the General Contractor/Construction Manager.

 

4.         City Council approve Vanbots, a division of Carillion Construction Inc., as the selected General Contractor/Construction Manager for the Union Station Revitalization Project pursuant to the competitive procurement call.

 

5.         City Council authorize revisions to certain terms and conditions of the West Wing sale agreement and lease to be entered into with Metrolinx that were authorized by City Council at its meeting on December 1, 2 and 3, 2008 (GM19.11) and its meeting on August 5 and 6, 2009 (EX33.44), substantially as set out in Confidential Attachment 1 and Attachment 4 to the report (October 28, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management.

 

6.         City Council adopt the confidential instructions to staff in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 28, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management.

 

7.         City Council direct Transportation Services to ensure that the report on the Environmental Assessment of Front Street address the issues related to adequate provision of facilities for taxi operations at Union Station.

 

8.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to extend the retainers for professional services, in accordance with the details (not including taxes) as specified below, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor, such extensions to include the carrying forward of any previously authorized funds, contract terms and approvals for which the funds have not yet been expended:

 

             a.       Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP for legal services for finalizing any necessary legal documents and provision of legal advice for the ongoing Revitalization at a cost not to exceed $500,000;

 

             b.       Deloitte & Touche LLP to undertake ongoing commercial head lessee negotiations and to provide financial and real estate advice at a cost not to exceed $600,000;

 

             c.       ARUP Canada Inc., to provide the Pedestrian Microsimulation Analysis, construction modeling and staging analysis at a cost not to exceed $3.0 million;

 

             d.       NORR Limited Architects & Engineers, to provide design services, contract documentation, bidding and negotiation support, and construction administration services, including remaining heritage approvals at a cost not to exceed $35.4 million;

 

             e.        Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP to provide construction law services at a cost not to exceed $100,000.

 

9.         City Council authorize the public release of the confidential information and recommendations in Attachment 1 to the report (October 28, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, once the sale and lease agreements with Metrolinx have been signed and the Head Lease Agreement has been signed.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 28, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management is now public in its entirety, and contains the following instructions which were adopted by City Council:

 

1.         City Council authorize the City to enter into a Leasing Management Agreement with Redcliff Realty Management Inc., rather than as part of the Head Lease Agreement with the Head Lessee, Redcliff (Union Station) Inc., substantially on the terms approved by City Council at its meeting on August 5 and 6, 2009 (EX33.44) and such other terms and conditions as may be satisfactory to the Chief Corporate Officer and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

The following confidential attachments were also made public on December 11, 2009:

 

-      Confidential Attachment 1 to the report May 28, 2009 [EX33.44a] - made public on December 11, 2009

 

-      Confidential Attachment 1 to the report July 29, 2009 [EX33.44b] - made public on December 11, 2009

 

-      Confidential Attachment 2 to the report July 29, 2009 [EX33.44b] - made public on December 11, 2009

Confidential Attachment - 1 - A proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes
Background Information (Committee)
Report - Union Station Revitalization Award of Contracts
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25038.pdf)

Confidential Attachment 1 - Revised Terms & Conditions for Metrolinx Transactions
Background Information (City Council)
(November 27, 2009) Supplementary report from the Chief Corporate Officer and Director, Purchasing and Materials Management (GM26.32a)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25441.pdf)

Confidential Attachment 1 to the October 28, 2009 report [GM26.32] - made public on December 11, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25629.pdf)

Confidential Attachment 1 to the May 28, 2009 report [EX33.44a] - made public on December 11, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25630.pdf)

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report July 29, 2009 [EX33.44b] - made public on December 11, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25631.pdf)

Confidential Attachment 2 to the report July 29, 2009 [EX33.44b] - made public on December 11, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25632.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Mayor David Miller (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following recommendation contained in the report (November 27, 2009) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management [GM26.32a]:

 

1.         City Council approve Vanbots, a division of Carillion Construction Inc., as the selected General Contractor/Construction Manager for the Union Station Revitalization Project pursuant to the competitive procurement call.


Vote (Amend Item (Additional))

Dec-01-2009 10:12 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM26.32 - Miller - Motion 1
Yes: 28 Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Parker, Perks, Saundercook, Thompson, Vaughan 
No: 4 Ford, Lee, Stintz, Walker 
Absent: 13 Ainslie, Augimeri, Carroll, Feldman, Giambrone, Grimes, Mammoliti, Milczyn, Minnan-Wong, Pantalone, Perruzza, Rae, Shiner 

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended)

Dec-01-2009 10:13 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM26.32 - Adopt the Item, as amended
Yes: 28 Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Hall, Heaps, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lindsay Luby, McConnell, Mihevc, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Ootes, Palacio, Parker, Perks, Saundercook, Thompson, Vaughan 
No: 4 Ford, Lee, Stintz, Walker 
Absent: 13 Ainslie, Augimeri, Carroll, Feldman, Giambrone, Grimes, Mammoliti, Milczyn, Minnan-Wong, Pantalone, Perruzza, Rae, Shiner 

GM26.35

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: 30 

Acquisition of 134 and 136 Broadview Avenue
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council authorize the acquisition of 134 and 136 Broadview Avenue (refer to the Location Map attached to the report (October 26, 2009) from the President, Toronto Parking Authority), from HPH (Broadview) Limited, for the purchase price and all associated costs such as land transfer tax, survey, environmental studies, appraisal, brokerage fees and legal (the “Purchase Amount”) (see Attachment 1 – Confidential Information to the report (October 26, 2009) from the President, Toronto Parking Authority.)

 

2.         City Council authorize an increase to TPA’s 2009 Capital Budget for the Queen / Broadview area by the Purchase Amount which will be funded through the City’s Land Reserve Fund (“LRF”).

 

3.         City Council direct that upon acquisition, the purchased lands to be designated for municipal parking purposes, to be managed by the TPA.

 

4.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to complete the purchase transaction, deliver any notices, pay any expenses and amend the closing and other dates to such earlier or later date(s), on such terms and conditions, as she may, from time to time, determine.

 

5.         City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission to site and configure the new LRT loop with least impact on the surrounding residential community.

 

6.         City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission and the Toronto Parking Authority, in consultation with the Ward Councillor and any appropriate City Departments, to present the plan to surrounding business, the Riverside BIA and residential community for their comments.

 

7.         City Council request the Toronto Parking Authority to continue to work to replace all of the current parking spaces at the Broadview parking lot and as well be requested to try to increase the number of  Green P parking spaces in the Broadview and Queen area.

 

8.         City Council request the Toronto Parking Authority to work with Riverside Artist Network and the Local Councillor with the assistance of the Affordable Housing Office on opportunities to include affordable housing on any of the newly configured TPA lots.

 

9.         City Council direct that a copy of this Item be sent to the Affordable Housing Committee and the Board of Directors of the Toronto Parking Authority.

 

10.       City Council authorize the public release of Attachment 1 to the report (October 26, 2009) from the President, Toronto Parking Authority - Confidential Information, if Council approves the acquisition and the transaction is completed to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor.

 

11.       City Council authorize the appropriate City officials to take the actions necessary to give effect thereto.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (October 26, 2009) from the President, Toronto Parking Authority remains confidential in its entirety at this time, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to a proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes.  The confidential information will be made public once the transaction is completed to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on November 30, 2009, and considered confidential information on this Item as it relates to a proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes.

Confidential Attachment - A proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes
Background Information (Committee)
Report - Acquisition of 134 and 136 Broadview Avenue
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25045.pdf)

Attachment - Site Location Map
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25046.pdf)

Confidential Attachment 1
Motions (City Council)
Report of Committee of the Whole

November 30, 2009 at 7:48 p.m. - Speaker Bussin advised Council that Committee of the Whole had completed its closed session consideration of confidential information related to this Item.  Council would now proceed with the public debate on this Item.


1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Carried)

That a copy of this Item be sent to the Affordable Housing Committee and the Board of Directors of the Toronto Parking Authority.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended)

Dec-07-2009 4:04 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM26.35 - Adopt the Item, as amended
Yes: 27 Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, Di Giorgio, Fletcher, Grimes, Hall, Holyday, Jenkins, Lee, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Parker, Perks, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan 
No: 1 Del Grande 
Absent: 17 Ainslie, De Baeremaeker, Feldman, Filion, Ford, Giambrone, Heaps, Kelly, Miller, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Pantalone, Perruzza, Rae, Shiner, Thompson, Walker 

GM26.36

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 12 

North York Academy of Golf and Practice Range Inc. - Resolution of Claim
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt the confidential recommendations in Attachment 1 of the report (November 3, 2009) from the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council authorize the public release of the confidential recommendations and the settlement agreement attached to the report (November 3, 2009) from the City Solicitor, if adopted by Council.

 

The following instructions contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (November 3, 2009) from the City Solicitor were adopted by City Council and are now public:

 

1.         City Council approve the Minutes of Settlement attached as Attachment 2;

 

2.         City Council authorize appropriate City staff to sign any documents necessary to give effect to the said Minutes of Settlement.

 

The balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (November 3, 2009) from the City Solicitor remains confidential, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality.

 

Confidential Attachment 2, headed "Minutes of Settlement", appended to the report (November 3, 2009) from the City Solicitor, is now public in its entirety.

Confidential Attachment - 1 and 2 - Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board
Background Information (Committee)
Report - North York Academy of Golf and Practice Range Inc. - Resolution of Claim
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25102.pdf)

Confidential Attachment 1
Confidential Attachment 2
North York Academy of Golf and Practice Range Inc. - Resolution of Claim - Notice of Pending Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25105.pdf)

Background Information (City Council)
Confidential Attachment 2, headed "Minutes of Settlement", made public by City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25628.pdf)


GM26.37

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 27 

Amending Report on Proposed Land Exchange at 444 Yonge Street
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council delete and replace paragraph 3 of “Other Conditions” on Appendix “A” of Item GM16.9, adopted by City Council at its meeting held on July 15, 16 and 17, 2008, with the following:

 

"3.        Purchaser and any subsequent owner of the adjoining development site to continue to maintain and repair Parts 1 and 2 (the “Walkways”) on Sketch No. PS-2008-026 in perpetuity and to provide sufficient evidence of insurance coverage, including naming the City as an additional insured, satisfactory to the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and in relation to the walkway shown as Part 2, to provide an indemnity to the City against any claims."

Background Information (Committee)
Report - Amending Report on Proposed Land Exchange at 444 Yonge Street
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25170.pdf)

Appendix A - Sketch No. PS-2008-026
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-25171.pdf)


Licensing and Standards Committee - Meeting 25
LS25.3

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

Motion Controlled Apartment Building Corridor Lighting
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 629, Property Standards, as per Appendix “A” attached to the report (October 19, 2009) from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards.

 

2.         City Council request that the Province amend Ontario Building Code Articles 12.2.2.1 and 12.3.4.9. as they relate to  motion sensor controlled lighting in multi-residential buildings (exceeding three storeys or having a building area over 600 square metres) to require:

 

a.         That emergency lighting levels of 10 lux be maintained in all common areas of a multi-residential building, when the lighting system is dormant and where motion sensor controlled lighting is used.

 

b.           That all zones/areas of an underground garage of a multi-residential building, be fully lighted when occupied, for safety purposes (where motion sensor controlled lighting is used in a particular zone); and

 

c.         Emergency lighting levels of 10 lux, be maintained in the underground garage of a multi-residential building, to address the issue of "no null zones", when the motion sensor controlled lighting system is dormant

 

3.         City Council request the Municipal Licensing and Standards Division, Toronto Building, the City Manager's Tower Renewal Group, the Toronto Environment Office, the Energy Efficiency Office and the Toronto Atmospheric Fund to consult with, among others, the Greater Toronto Apartment Association, tenants associations and the commercial lighting industry, to develop amendments to the City of Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 629, Property Standards, which will allow for widespread utilization of motion sensor technology while recognizing the need for the safety of occupants and visitors to buildings.  Furthermore, should it be deemed necessary, the regulations developed for the City of Toronto Municipal Code will be forwarded to the Province with a recommendation to consider including them in the Ontario Building Code.

 

4.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bill to give effect to the recommendations in this report.

Public Notice Given
Background Information (Committee)
Staff Report from Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/ls/bgrd/backgroundfile-24444.pdf)

Background Information (City Council)
(November 23,2009) Supplementary report from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards (LS25.3a)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25418.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 3, 2009) Letter from Mark Goss, General Manager, Operations, Exhibition Place (LS.New.LS25.3.1)
(November 3, 2009) Letter from Philip Jessup, Director, Cities and Technology, The Climate Group (LS.New.LS25.3.2)
(November 4, 2009) Letter from Shirley Coyle, President, Ruud Lighting Canada / BetaLED (LS.New.LS25.3.3)
(October 31, 2009) Letter from Michele Farley, Senior Fire Code Consultant, FCS Fire Consulting Services Ltd. and Christian DeMarco, Fire Protection Engineer, FCS Fire Consulting Services Ltd. (LS.New.LS25.3.4)
Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Deputy Mayor Joe Pantalone (Carried)

That City Council request the Municipal Licensing and Standards Division, Toronto Building, the City Manager's Tower Renewal Group, the Toronto Environment Office, the Energy Efficiency Office and the Toronto Atmospheric Fund to consult with, among others, the Greater Toronto Apartment Association, tenants associations and the commercial lighting industry, to develop amendments to the City of Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 629, Property Standards, which will allow for widespread utilization of motion sensor technology while recognizing the need for the safety of occupants and visitors to buildings.  Furthermore, should it be deemed necessary, the regulations developed for the City of Toronto Municipal Code will be forwarded to the Province with a recommendation to consider including them in the Ontario Building Code.


2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Howard Moscoe (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following recommendation contained in the report (November 23, 2009) from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards [LS25.3a]:

 

1.         City Council request that the Province amend Ontario Building Code Articles 12.2.2.1 and 12.3.4.9. as they relate to  motion sensor controlled lighting in multi-residential buildings (exceeding three storeys or having a building area over 600 square metres) to require:

 

            a.         That emergency lighting levels of 10 lux be maintained in all common areas of a multi-residential building, when the lighting system is dormant and where motion sensor controlled lighting is used.

 

b.         That all zones/areas of an underground garage of a multi-residential building, be fully lighted when occupied, for safety purposes (where motion sensor controlled lighting is used in a particular zone); and

 

c.         Emergency lighting levels of 10 lux, be maintained in the underground garage of a multi-residential building, to address the issue of "no null zones", when the motion sensor controlled lighting system is dormant


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Planning and Growth Management Committee - Meeting 33
PG33.1

ACTION

Adopted on Consent 

 

Ward: 41 

2301 Brimley Road, 2329-2361 Brimley Road, and 175 Commander Boulevard Rezoning Application Request for Direction Report
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council refuse the rezoning application in its current form as the proposal, which includes the lands at 175 Commander Boulevard, does not conform to the Official Plan, and conflicts and does not conform with the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.

 

2.         If the applicants exclude the 175 Commander Boulevard lands from the proposed shopping centre redevelopment, City staff and the applicant work together on a rezoning proposal which would conform to the policies of the Official Plan and conform and not conflict with the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate staff to attend any Ontario Municipal Board hearing to oppose the rezoning application in its current form.

Background Information (Committee)
2301 Brimley Road, 2329-2361 Brimley Road, and 175 Commander Boulevard Rezoning Application Request for Direction Report
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-24275.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(October 6, 2009) E-mail from Steven A. Zakem, Aird & Berlis LLP (PG.Main.PG33.1.1)

PG33.3

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

Commercial Floorplate Size in New Buildings
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend Attachment 1 of the report (October 14, 2009) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, by adding the following sentence at the end of the proposed Official Plan Amendment:

 

“In commercial heritage conservation districts where the prevailing floorplate size is an important feature of the district’s heritage character, the zoning regulations for ground floor commercial retail uses in new buildings must provide for a maximum store or commercial unit size based on the foregoing considerations, and consistent with the heritage conservation district plan.”

 

2.         City Council amend the Official Plan substantially in accordance with the draft Official Plan Amendment in Attachment 1 as amended, of the report (October 14, 2009) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to make such stylistic and technical changes to the draft official plan amendment as may be required.

Statutory - Planning Act, RSO 1990
Background Information (Committee)
Commercial Floorplate
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-24365.pdf)

Background Information (City Council)
(November 26, 2009) Supplementary report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning (PG33.3a)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-25437.pdf)

Communications (Committee)
(November 4, 2009) Letter from Ron Richards, R.G. Richards & Associates (PG.New.PG33.3.1)
Motions (City Council)
1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Adam Vaughan (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following recommendation contained in the report (November 26, 2009) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning [PG33.3a]:

 

1.         That City Council replace Recommendation 1 of the Planning and Growth Committee’s recommendation for Item PG33.3 with the following:

 

City Council amend Attachment 1 of the report (October 14, 2009) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, by adding the following sentence at the end of the proposed Official Plan Amendment:

 

“In commercial heritage conservation districts where the prevailing floorplate size is an important feature of the district’s heritage character, the zoning regulations for ground floor commercial retail uses in new buildings must provide for a maximum store or commercial unit size based on the foregoing considerations, and consistent with the heritage conservation district plan.”


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

PG33.6

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Approval of 2009 Toronto Heritage Grant Awards
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve awards for the 2009 Toronto Heritage Grant Program for the 42 heritage properties in the City of Toronto, as set out below, to assist in funding the scope of restoration work generally described in Attachment No. 1 of the report (October 19, 2009) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the Toronto Heritage Grant Program previously approved by City Council:

 

a.         252-64 Adelaide Street East, Bank of Upper Canada, commercial, $15,000;

b.         49 Alcina Avenue, house, $5,000;

c.         84 Bedford Road, house, $4,500;

d.         2 Berkeley Street, Berkeley Castle, commercial, $15,000;

e.         95 Brunswick Avenue, house, $500;

f.          283 Carlton Street, house, $5,000;

g.         285 Carlton Street, house, $5,000;

h.         65 Church Street, St James Cathedral Parish House, $30,000;

i.          194 Dowling Avenue, apartment block/recreation centre, $25,000;

j.          15 Draper Street, house, $5,000;

k.         17 Draper Street, house, $5,000;

l.          14 Elm Street, Arts and Letters Club, $10,000;

m.        181 First Avenue, house, $2,000;

n.         558 Gerrard Street East, Governor’s House, Don Jail, Institutional, $10,000;

o.         34 Isabella St. house now Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archive, $5,000;

p.         152 King Street East, Daniel Brooke Building, commercial, $10,000;

q.         12 Laurier Avenue, row housing, $500;

r.          14 Metcalfe Street, house, $2,500;

s.          70 Old Kingston Road, Melville Church, $5,000;

t.          56 Queen Street East, Metropolitan United Church, $6,000;

u.         414 Queen Street West, commercial, $10,000;

v.         580 Queen Street West, commercial, $15,000;

w.        21 Rose Avenue, house, $7,000;

x.         46 Rose Avenue, house, $2,500;

y.         378 Sackville Street, house, $2,000;

z.         380 Sackville Street, house, $2,000;

aa.        43 Salisbury Avenue, house, $2,000;

bb.       118 Spruce Street, house, $3,500;

cc.        120 Spruce Street, house, $2,000;

dd.       1 St Andrew’s Road, Thomson Bonese house, $1,000;

ee.        30 Tiverton Avenue, house, $2,000;

ff.        10 Toronto Street, Seventh Post Office, commercial, $5,000;

gg.       37 Tranby Avenue, house, $2,500;

hh.       56 Tranby Avenue, house, $2,500;

ii.         58 Tranby Avenue, house, $2,500;

jj.         59 Tranby Avenue, house, $1,000;

kk.       60 Tranby Avenue, house, $2,500;

ll.         62 Tranby Avenue, house, $4,500;

mm.     64 Tranby Avenue, house, $4,500;

nn.       419 Wellesley Street East, house, $1,500;

oo.       421 Wellesley Street East, house, $1,500;

pp.       97 Winchester Street, house, $2,000.

 

2.         Use of the grant awards outlined in Recommendation (1) of the report (October 19, 2009) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, be limited to only the proposed restoration work approved by the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, and that issuing of the grant award be subject to the grant recipient satisfying all conditions as set out in the Letter of Understanding between the City and the grant recipient.

Background Information (Committee)
2009 Toronto Heritage Grant
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-24369.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item)

Dec-07-2009 3:58 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PG33.6 - Adopt the Item
Yes: 31 Ashton, Augimeri, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Filion, Fletcher, Grimes, Hall, Holyday, Jenkins, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, McConnell, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Parker, Perks, Saundercook, Stintz, Vaughan, Walker 
No: 1 Ford 
Absent: 13 Ainslie, Davis, Di Giorgio, Feldman, Giambrone, Heaps, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Pantalone, Perruzza, Rae, Shiner, Thompson 

PG33.7

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Design Review Panel: Pilot Project Evaluation and Related Recommendations
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend Attachment 2:  Private Development Thresholds of the report (October 15, 2009) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, as follows:

 

Modify threshold 2) to read:

 

“The application is located along an “Avenue” as identified in the OP Map 2, or a planned Transit City Line and contains significant public realm impacts as a result of location, scale, form or architectural quality.”

 

Remove threshold 3) and replace with:

 

“3)       The application is for:

 

a.         a large development site, fronting on a Major Street identified on Map 3 of the Official Plan, with three or more buildings and one or more new public streets;

 

b.         a large retail development fronting on a Major Street identified on Map 3 of the Official Plan.”

 

2.         City Council approve the Design Review Panel as a permanent component of the development approvals process to be implemented according to procedures outlined in Attachments 3 and 4 of the report (October 15, 2009) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

3.         City Council approve expansion of the Design Review Panel process for public capital projects and for private development as outlined in Attachments 1 and Attachment 2 as amended, of the report (October 15, 2009) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

4.         City Council request all agencies and divisions which conduct capital projects with significant public realm impacts, as identified in Attachment 1 of the report (October 15, 2009) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, to include early consultation with the Design Review Panel as part of undertaking those projects.

 

5.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto, including incorporating an outline of the Design Review Panel process, as per the Attachments of the report (October 15, 2009) from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, into the Toronto Development Guide.

Background Information (Committee)
Design Review Panel
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-24383.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

PG33.8

ACTION

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

Provision of TTC Passes for Units in New Residential Condominium Buildings
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council endorse the provision of a TTC adult Metropass pass during the first year of occupancy for each new condominium unit as a condition of condominium approval in all buildings with 20 or more units located in the City’s targeted mixed use growth areas comprising the Downtown, the Central Waterfront, the Centres and the Avenues.

 

2.         The policy be extended incrementally to targeted mixed growth areas and avenues as they evolve through the planning process.

 

3.         The passes be provided on the basis that they will be at no cost to the purchaser.

 

4.         City Council request the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning  to evaluate and report on the policy after it has been fully operational for two years.

 

5.         City Council forward the report for information to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (Ontario), the Minister of Transportation (Canada), the FCM (Federation of Canadian Municipalities), CUTA (Canadian Urban Transit Association) and APTA (American Public Transit Association).

Background Information (Committee)
TTC Passes
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2009/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-24384.pdf)

Motions (City Council)
Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item)

Dec-04-2009 10:28 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PG33.8 - Adopt the Item
Yes: 31 Ainslie, Ashton, Bussin (Chair), Carroll, Cho, Davis, De Baeremaeker, Del Grande, Di Giorgio, Filion, Fletcher, Giambrone, Hall, Heaps, Kelly, Lee, Lindsay Luby, Mammoliti, Mihevc, Milczyn, Miller, Moeser, Moscoe, Nunziata, Palacio, Pantalone, Perks, Perruzza, Saundercook, Thompson, Walker 
No: 6 Ford, Holyday, Minnan-Wong, Ootes, Parker, Rae 
Absent: 8 Augimeri, Feldman, Grimes, Jenkins, McConnell, Shiner, Stintz, Vaughan 

PG33.10

ACTION

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

New Sign Regulation and Revenue Strategy for the City of Toronto
City Council Decision

City Council on November 30, December 1, 2, 4 and 7, 2009, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend the City of Toronto Municipal Code substantially in accordance with the draft by-law in Appendix A, attached to the report (November 27, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, (which consolidates additional amendments to the draft Sign By-law as detailed in Appendix K to the November 27, 2009 report) to add the proposed Chapter 694, Signs, General, to the City of Toronto Municipal Code regulating the installation of signs on buildings and property, such amendment to come into effect on April 6, 2010, with the following amendments:

 

a.         deleting from sub-section 694-18.C, the hours "12 a.m. and 6 a.m." and inserting instead the hours of "11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.", so that the sub-section now reads:

 

               694-18 Illumination.

 

"C.       No sign shall be illuminated between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. except where:

 

1.         the sign is a first party sign associated with a lawful business which operates during this period and only while the business is actually in operation; or

 

2.          the sign is located in the Downtown Yonge Street Special Sign District, the Dundas Square Special Sign District, or the Gardiner Gateway Special Sign District."

 

b.         adding to sub-section 694.6 A(3), the words "or BIA", so that the sub-section now reads:

 

                          694-6 Exemption from permit requirements.

 

                          "A(3) A sign erected by a charitable, cultural or community organization, or BIA, for the purpose of advertising events held or sponsored by such organization, provided:"

 

2.         City Council direct that no new outdoor advertising concepts be executed or permitted unless specifically identified in the by-law, and that any approach to outdoor advertising be submitted to staff and approved by Council before production and display.

 

3.         City Council direct that electronic fuel pump signs be limited in their application to no more than 50 percent of the fuel pumps on any particular property.

 

4.         City Council direct that the notification provisions which are proposed for owners, be also extended to business and residential tenants and such additional notification may be by way of postal drop or bill distribution all at the expense of the applicant.

 

5.         City Council adopt Schedule ‘A’ - Sign Districts, of the proposed Chapter 694, in a form substantially consistent with Appendix B to the report (November 27, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer.

 

6.         City Council amend Municipal Code Chapter 27, Council Procedures, by repealing 27‑152 B. (8) (a) to remove from Community Councils the delegated power regarding sign by-law amendments and minor variances, leaving within the jurisdiction of the Community Councils appeals of refusals of applications for temporary sign permits under 693‑17B(5) and (6) and appeals of revocations of  temporary sign permits under 693-17C(2) of Chapter 693, Signs.

 

7.         City Council establish a City board named the Sign Variance Committee, as described in Appendix H to the report (October 20, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to make final decisions on first‑party sign variance application appeals and on third party sign variance applications as set out in Part 10 below, with Appendix H amended as follows:

 

a.         Adding to Bullet Point 3 of the Qualifications Section, the words:

 

"and not be an owner, employee or agent of an advertising agency, communications or media relations agency or be an employee, agent or owner of a business which owns, controls or has shares in a media outlet.".

 

b.         Amending Bullet Point 5 of the Qualifications Section to now read:

 

"-   at least 3 members have adjudication experience and 2 members have public speaking and organizational skills, to be able to chair meetings public meetings and maintain order in conflict situations."

 

8.         City Council amend the Public Appointments Policy by incorporating Appendix H, as amended by Part 7 above, to the report as Appendix E.8 to the Policy and authorize the City Clerk to begin the advertised recruitment process to select the first members of the Sign Variance Committee using the qualifications and process described in the Public Appointments Policy, as so amended.

 

9.         City Council delegate to the Chief Building Official the legislative authority, which is deemed to be minor in nature, to grant variances to the provisions of the City of Toronto Municipal Code, dealing with first party signs in accordance with the criteria for evaluating applications for variances set out in Appendix A to the report (October 20, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, subject to a provision for the Ward Councillor(s), the applicant, or any party who received notice in accordance with the provisions in the Sign By-law, to appeal the decision of the Chief Building Official to the Sign Variance Committee, such delegation to come into effect on April 6, 2010.

 

10.       City Council delegate to the Sign Variance Committee the authority to make final decisions on the hearing of appeals of the Chief Building Official’s decisions, on first party sign variance applications and to make decisions on third party sign variance applications in accordance with the criteria for evaluating applications for variances set out in Appendix A to the report (October 20, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, subject to an appeal in respect of approved variances only, at the instance of the Ward Councillor(s) to the Community Council and then to City Council for final decision, such delegation to come into effect on April 6, 2010.

 

11.       City Council request the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to report to the Planning and Growth Management Committee on possible amendments to the by-law and to Chapter 27, Council Procedures, of the City of Toronto Municipal Code, which would implement Part 10 above.

 

12.       City Council repeal Subsection 1 (f) (i) of the Schedule “B” to By-law No. 22980 of the former City of Scarborough; Subsections 297-12N and 297-13 of Chapter 297, Signs, of the Municipal Code of the former City of Toronto, as amended; Sections 835.5.2.42.1, (Sign Review Committee- defined), 835.5.8 (Application for minor variance), and 835.5.9 (Application – minor variance – review) of Chapter 835, Sign, of the Municipal Code of the former City of York, as amended; and, Subsections 215-8B,C and 215-31 of Chapter 215, Signs, of the Municipal Code of the former City of Etobicoke, as amended, such repeal to take effect on April 6, 2010.

 

13.       Council adopt an annual Third Party Sign Tax (the “TPST”), payable by all Third Party Sign Owners on each Third Party Sign owned by them, to be effective on the date the sign by-law comes into effect, in accordance with the design features set out in Appendix E to the report (October 20, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer.

 

14.       City Council establish and adopt tax rates to be applied to the annual Third Party Sign Tax in accordance with the design features set out in Appendix E to the report (October 20, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer.

 

15.       City Council amend Municipal Code Chapter 27, Council Procedures, by adding 27‑126 C. (2)(d) to delegate the hearing of any TPST appeals to the Government Management Committee and designate the Government Management Committee as the City’s appeal and dispute resolution body under the TPST by-law.

 

16.       City Council adopt the fees as set out in Appendix F to the report (October 20, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer,  and authorize Chapter 363, Building Construction and Demolition, and  Chapter 441, Fees and Charges of the Municipal Code to be amended to include such fees.

 

17.       City Council authorize the inclusion within the Toronto Building 2010 interim operating budget of an amount of $205,000 to fund the start-up of the dedicated Sign Unit until April 30, 2010 and forward the full budget for the dedicated Sign Unit, outlined in this report to be funded from the TPST, to the 2010 Operating Budget process for consideration.

 

18.       City Council allocate $1,004,400 in 2010 and $1,158,100 in 2011 from the revenues of the TPST to the dedicated Sign Unit in Toronto Building to fund the administration and enforcement of the sign by-law and the administration and collection of the TPST.

 

19.       City Council authorize an increase in the 2009 Toronto Building Base Budget of $470,600 to secure the space and equipment for the dedicated Sign Unit required to support the administration of the unit, and that such amount be withdrawn from the Public Realm Reserve Fund as a one-time draw, and to be repaid from the revenues of the TPST.

 

20.       City Council allocate $1,413,600 from the revenues of the TPST towards repayment of the Public Realm Reserve Fund for the cost to secure space and equipment and program development costs and refer the remainder of the net revenues to the 2010 budget cycle.

 

21.       City Council request the City Manager to consider and report back to the Planning and Growth Management Committee, prior to the effective date of the tax only if any recommended amendments are required, to be based on any sign industry financial statements, including worksheets, and access to Auditors and third-party Auditors, to be received before March 31, 2010.

 

22.       City Council request the City Manager to review the regulatory program after one full year of operation to ensure that it has sufficient resources to effectively and vigorously enforce the Sign By-law in all of its aspects.

 

23.       City Council request the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to co-ordinate with MPAC to ensure that the assessment of property value with respect to signs is considered in the context of the tax adopted by Council.

 

24.       City Council request the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to report to the Planning and Growth Management Committee on possible amendments to the by-law to permit the installation of signs installed as a parapet above the level of the roof in exchange for the removal of an existing roof sign on the same premises.

 

25.       City Council request the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to report to the Planning and Growth Management Committee on options to restrict signage in the waterfront area, including the possibility of establishing a Special Sign District to apply to the waterfront area.

 

26.       City Council request the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards, to report to the April 29, 2010 meeting of Licensing and Standards Committee, on a mechanism to regulate control and/or eliminate third party signs/billboards on moving vehicles.

 

27.       City Council refer the following motion to the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to address in his one-year review of the new by-law:

 

              Moved by Councillor Kelly:

 

              That the draft sign by-law attached to the report (November 27, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer [PG33.10b] as Appendix A – Revised Appendix A – New Sign By-law for the City of Toronto, be amended by adding to Section 694-22.A, the words "and electronic static copy", so that the sub-section now reads:

 

                        694-22 Third party sign general regulations.

 

"A.       Third party signs are permitted to display mechanical copy and electronic static copy."

 

28.       City Council refer the following motion to the Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building, for a report to the Planning and Growth Management Committee:

 

              Moved by Councillor Mammoliti:

 

              That the draft sign by-law attached to the report (November 27, 2009) from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer [PG33.10b] as Appendix A – Revised Appendix A – New Sign By-law for the City of Toronto, be amended by:

 

              a.       amending Section 694-19, headed "Sign Districts", to include a new sign district for Emery Village, which should include a map outlining the district in Schedule A, and be described as follows:

 

                          (16) EV-SSD   Emery Village Special Sign District.

 

b.         amending Section 694-26, headed "Special sign district sign regulations", to include Emery Village as follows:

 

                         The Emery Village Special Sign District may, subject to conforming to Emery Village Business Improvement Area sign design standards as described in Schedule B of this chapter and the approval of the Emery Village Business Improvement Area sign committee, contain the following third party signs:

 

1.          wall sign erected on a property designated C-Commercial, E-Employment and U-Utility.

 

a          The sign face area shall not exceed 22 square metres.

 

b.         The height shall not exceed 15.0 metres.

 

c.         The sign shall not be erected within 30 metres of the intersection of a major street with any other street.

 

                                     d.        The sign shall not be erected or displayed within 30 metres of any premises located, in whole or part, in a R, RA, or OS sign district.

 

e.         The sign shall not extend beyond either end of the wall on which it is erected.

 

f.          The sign shall have no more than one single face.

 

g.         The sign shall not extend above the wall or parapet wall of the building on which it is erected.

 

2.         A ground sign erected on a property designated C-Commercial,  E-Employment and U-Utility provided:                    

 

a.               The sign face area shall not exceed 22 square metres.

 

b.         The height shall not exceed 10.0 metres.

 

c.         The sign shall not be erected within 30 metres of the intersection of a major street with any other street.

 

d.         The sign shall not be erected within 2.0 metres of a property line.

 

e.         The sign shall not be erected within 6.0 metres of a street line.

 

f.          The sign shall not be erected or displayed within 30 metres of any premises located, in whole or part, in a R, RA, or OS sign district.

 

g.         The sign shall have no more than two sign faces.

 

                              3.   Notwithstanding sub-section 694-15B(2) a roof sign erected on a property designated C-Commercial and E-Employment provided:

 

a.         The sign face area shall not exceed 22 square metres.

 

b.         The sign shall not be erected on a building exceeding 3 stories.

 

c.         The height shall not exceed 10.0 metres from the roof directly below the sign.

 

d.         The sign shall not be erected within 30 metres of the intersection of a major street with any other street.

 

e.         The sign shall not be erected or displayed within 30 metres of any premises located, in whole or part, in a R, RA, or OS sign district.

 

f.          The sign shall have no more than two sign faces.

 

4.         A ground sign containing electronic static copy erected on a property designated as C-Commercial,  E-Employment and U-Utility provided:

 

a.         The sign face area shall not exceed 50 square metres.

 

b.         The height shall not exceed 10.0 metres.

 

c.         The sign shall not be erected within 30 metres of the intersection of a major street with any other street.

 

d.         The sign shall not be erected within 2.0 metres of a property line.

 

e.         The sign shall not be erected within 6.0 metres of a street line.

 

f.          The sign shall not be erected or displayed within 100 metres of any premises located, in whole or part, in a R, RA, or OS sign district.

 

g.         The sign shall not be erected within 200 metres of another third party sign containing electronic static copy.

 

h.         The sign shall have no more than two sign faces.

 

5.         A roof sign containing electronic static copy erected on a property designated as C-Commercial,  E-Employment  provided:

 

a.         The sign face area shall not exceed 50 square metres.

 

b.         The sign shall not be erected on a building exceeding 3 stories.

 

c.         The height shall not exceed 10.0 metres from the roof directly below the sign.

 

d.         The sign shall not be erected within 30 metres of the intersection of a major street with any other street.

 

e.         The sign shall not be erected or displayed within 30 metres of any premises located, in whole or part, in a R, RA, or OS sign district.

 

f.          The sign shall have no more than two sign faces.

 

g.         The sign shall not be erected within 200 <