Item - 2010.EX42.1

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on April 15, 2010 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by Executive Committee on April 7, 2010 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on April 15, 2010.
  • See also By-law 371-2010

EX42.1 - 2010 Operating Budget

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on April 15, 2010, adopted the following:

 

I.          City Council approve the 2010 Budget Committee Recommended Tax Supported Operating Budget of $9.214 billion gross and $3.534 billion net as detailed in Appendix 1 of the report (March 23, 2010) from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, comprised of the following:

 

i.           a Base Budget of $9.158 billion gross and $3.532 billion net to maintain existing services and service levels; and

 

ii.          an investment in strategic new and enhanced service priorities of $56.255 million gross and $2.606 million net.

 

II.        City Council approve the introduction of new user fees and charges, and changes to the rates of existing user fees and charges, with the exception of the one-time account set-up fee for recreational service programs, included in the 2010 Budget Committee Recommended Operating Budgets of City Programs, Agencies, Boards and Commissions, which will generate incremental revenues totalling $15.598 million, less the revenue from the eliminated one-time account up fee noted above.

 

III.       City Council approve the use of $275.721 million from the 2009 Operating Surplus to fund the 2010 Operating Budget.

 

IV.       City Council approve the 2010 sinking fund levies of $147,506,495.33 for the City of Toronto and $2,293,802.99 for the Toronto District School Board.

 

V.        City Council approve the Recommendations for City Programs, Agencies, Boards and Commissions detailed in Appendix 3 of the report (March 23, 2010) from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer:

 

Citizen Centred Services - A

 

311 Customer Service Strategy

 

1.         City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for 311 Customer Strategy of $17.500 million gross and $9.272 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

311 Project Management Office

311 Toronto

4,744.0

12,755.9

 

807.7

8,464.2

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

17,499.9

 

9,271.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Affordable Housing Office

 

2.         City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the Affordable Housing Office of $3.223 million gross and $1.334 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

Housing Improvements

692.1

 

292.1

Housing Programs; Development,                     Policy and Partnerships

 

2,530.5

 

 

1,042.3

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

3,222.6

 

1,334.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children’s Services

 

3.         City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Children’s Services of $378.708 million gross and $70.776 million net, comprised of the following:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000's)

 

Net

($000's)

 

 

 

 

Program Administration

25,127.3

 

8,945.0

Municipal Child Care

71,740.8

 

16,762.8

Purchased Child Care

281,840.2

 

45,068.2

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

378,708.3

 

70,776.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.1       Once a signed agreement is reached with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, City Council direct that the 2010 operating budget for Children’s Services be increased by up to $233,333 gross and $0 net.

 

 

 

4.         City Council direct that the information contained in Confidential Attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Children's Services, remain confidential until the outcome of Council’s decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

5.         City Council approve the following recommendations contained in the report (February 1, 2010) from the General Manager of Children’s Services, entitled “Child Care Development in Thorncliffe Park School”:

 

a.         approve funds of up to $3.8 million for the construction of a new child care centre at Thorncliffe Park Elementary School, 80 Thorncliffe Park Drive, to be funded from the Child Care Capital Reserve Fund

 

b.         the General Manager of Children's Services Division be delegated authority to negotiate and execute agreements on behalf of the City with the Toronto District School Board for the design and construction of this project, and such agreements to be on terms and conditions satisfactory to the General Manager and the City  Solicitor

 

6.         City Council request the General Manager of Children's Services to continue to work with the Province on a funding strategy to address funding pressures on base service delivery, on the elimination of the National Child Care strategy, the elimination of Best Start funding and the introduction of the new Early Learning Program (ELP) on the City, and report to Community Development and Recreation Committee, and Budget Committee in June 2010, on the outcome.

 

Court Services

 

7.         City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Court Services of $52.080 million gross and ($10.082) million net revenue, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

Net

($000s)

 

Finance & Administration

30,762.8

           6,063.9

Court Administration

10,592.2

          (6,330.0)

Court Support

6,149.4

 

           6,149.4

Planning & Liaison

4,034.8

 

           4,034.8

Licensing Tribunal

540.5

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

52,079.6

 

       (10,082.0)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8.         City Council request the Director of Court Services to continue to work with the Province and advocate to implement Bill 212 amendments available under the Good Government Act, 2009 by mid 2010 to reduce the requirement of police officers appearing at trials, improve public service access and to introduce other changes that can result in higher fine collection results.

 

Economic Development and Culture

 

9.         City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Economic Development and Culture of $35.914 million gross and $26.406 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Culture Services

Strategic Growth & Sector Services

Business Services

Program Support

Film Services

20,327.9

4,926.6

5,169.4

4,152.6

1,337.8

 

15,132.6

4,224.1

2,694.3

3,142.6

1,212.8

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

35,914.3

 

26,406.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.1       City Council request the General Manager of Economic Development and Culture to submit a report to the Executive Committee, within the current mandate, on possible strategies for Arts and Cultural Funding in future years, taking into consideration the new revenue stream created by the Billboard Tax and Council’s previously adopted Culture Plan, appended to the report from the Martin Prosperity Institute which evaluates the cost of addressing inflation, as well as matching expected growth in the sector.

 

10.       City Council request the General Manager of Economic Development and Culture to report to Budget Committee on a plan for managing Nathan Phillips Square by June 2010.

 

Emergency Medical Services

 

11.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Emergency Medical Services of $165.266 million gross and $65.647 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Central Ambulance Communication Centre (CACC)

16,439.6

 

99.6

Corporate Charges

5,914.5

 

2,957.2

Operation Support Services

23,251.0

 

8,600.4

Operations

110,963.4

 

50,620.5

Program Development & Service Quality

 

8,697.5

 

3,369.7

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

165,266.0

 

65,647.4

 

12.       City Council request the Province to provide its full share of 100% funding for Emergency Medical Services’ Central Ambulance Communication Centre (CACC) and Systems Services.

 

13.       City Council request the General Manager of Emergency Medical Services to negotiate with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care to continue the EMS Nurses Initiative beyond March 2011 at 100% Provincial funding and to report back on the outcome during the 2011 budget process.

 

14.       City Council direct that the information contained in Confidential Attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Emergency Medical Services, remain confidential until the outcome of Council's decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

Long-Term Care Homes and Services

 

15.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Long-Term Care Homes and Services of $220.626 million gross and $46.773 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Divisional Office

1,444.0

 

111.0

Toronto Homes

207,710.4

 

45,353.7

Community Based Services

   11,472.1

 

  1,308.6

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

220,626.6

 

46,773.4

 

16.       City Council approve the new Nutrition and Dietetic services enhancements as required by the Long-Term Care Homes Act Draft Regulation, ($0.803 million gross, $0 net), subject to Provincial funding.

 

17.       City Council direct that the information contained in Confidential Attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Long-Term Care Homes and Services, remain confidential until the outcome of Council's decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

Parks, Forestry and Recreation

 

18.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Parks, Forestry and Recreation of $359.881 million gross and $260.623 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Parks

Community Recreation

Urban Forestry

Parks Development and Capital Projects

Policy and Strategic Planning

Management Services

126,128.8

162,997.7

41,112.4

7,448.2

4,004.1

18,190.0

 

106,561.3

107,640.9

28,537.1

4,630.1

4,004.1

9,249.6

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

359,881.2

 

260,623.1

 

18.1     Once a signed agreement is reached with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, City Council direct that the 2010 operating budget for Parks, Forestry and Recreation be increased by up to $1,012,445 gross and $0 net and two temporary positions.

 

18.2     City Council eliminate the one-time account set-up fee for recreational service programs.

 

19.       City Council request the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation to allocate available Welcome Policy funding by season, proportional to seasonal registration to a maximum of the budgeted Welcome Policy funding of $8.000 million.

 

20.       City Council request the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the Community Development and Recreation Committee, prior to the 2011 budget process, on a strategy for converting the Welcome Policy program from ‘program-based’ into ‘dollar-based’ subsidy.

 

21.       City Council request the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the Community Development and Recreation Committee, early in 2011 on the development of a strategy for the equitable distribution of all recreation subsidies to children and youth, adults and seniors proportionate to the number of low income residents in each Ward.

 

22.       City Council request the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation to review future impacts of capital projects on operating budgets and consider strategies, including optional models for service delivery, to mitigate future operating budget impacts.

 

23.       City Council direct that any RFP or REOI for the Earl Bales and Centennial Ski Hills include conditions that will provide for continued free programs for Welcome Policy users and continued access for programs targeted to priority neighbourhoods and the disability community.

 

23.1     City Council direct that the information contained in Confidential Attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Parks, Forestry and Recreation, remain confidential until the outcome of Council’s decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

Shelter, Support and Housing Administration

 

24.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Shelter,  Support and Housing Administration of $854.683 million gross and $258.680 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Program Support

2,616.4

 

2,396.5

Social Housing

650,739.5

 

189,806.2

Affordable Housing Programs

32,366.1

 

0

Hostel Services

124,730.3

 

57,274.6

Housing and Homelessness Supports

42,773.5

 

8,199.0

Partnership Development & Support

412.2

 

412.2

Emergency Planning Services

1,045.3

 

591.4

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

854,683.3

 

258,679.9

 

Social Development, Finance and Administration

 

25.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Social Development, Finance and Administration of $24.688 million gross and $13.272 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Financial Oversight and Control

Strategic Policy & Program Support

Community Development

Toronto Office of Partnerships

12,477.2

5,821.1

5,841.1

548.4

 

7,216.0

2,553.9

2,953.7

548.4

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

24,687.8

 

13,272.0

 

25. 1    City Council direct that the information contained in Confidential Attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Social Development, Finance and Administration, remain confidential until the outcome of Council’s decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

25.2     Once a signed agreement is reached with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, City Council direct that the 2010 operating budget for Social Development, Finance and Administration be increased by up to $ 547,859 gross and $0 net and four temporary positions.

 

Toronto Employment and Social Services

 

26.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Employment and Social Services of $1,358.108 million gross and $324.596 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Program Support

Social Assistance

13,757.6

1,344,350.0

 

6,655.7

317,939.9

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

1,358,107.6

 

324,595.6

 

 

Citizen Centred Services - B

 

City Planning

 

27.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for City Planning of $36.182 million gross and $13.222 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

City Planning

36,182.2

 

13,222.3

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

36,182.2

 

13,222.3

 

28.       City Council decrease City Planning’s Application Revenues for Community Planning and Committee of Adjustment applications by $1.429 million in 2010 based on application volume and application mix trends experienced from 2004 to 2009, showing a significant reduction in both volume and revenue per application beginning in 2007.

 

29.       City Council request the Deputy City Manager responsible for City Planning to report back to the Budget Committee in 2010 on the results of the detailed review of development application costs and an approach to increasing community planning and development application process fees in the future to allow for full cost recovery of all City wide costs related to the processing of community planning and development applications.

 

The Executive Committee noted that City Council on March 31 and April 1, 2010, adopted, as amended, Toronto and East York Community Council Item 32.2, titled "Request for Directions Report - 224 King Street West - Rezoning Application (Ward: 20)", and in so doing, included an increase of $185,431.79 gross and $0 net for Heritage Conservation District studies in King-Spadina in the 2010 Operating Budget for the City Planning Division as recommended by Budget Committee on March 26, 2010. Funding will be from two Section 37 agreements and one minor variance (Section 45) approval: $50,000.00 from the Section 37 agreement for 60 John Street and 12-18 Mercer Street (source account 220096), $31,253.49 from the Section 37 agreement for 326-358 King Street West (source account XR3026-3700056), and $104,178.30 from the Section 45 approval at 438 King Street West (source account XR3026-4500013).

 

Fire Services

 

30.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Fire Services of $371.741 million gross and $359.141 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Fire-Operations

300,408.3

 

289,198.5

Fire Prevention & Public Safety

14,473.4

 

14,186.9

Communications & Operational Support

28,492.5

 

27,888.8

Professional Develop. &

Mechanical Support

24,826.0

 

24,426.0

Fire - Headquarters

3,540.9

 

3,440.6

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

371,741.1

 

359,140.8

 

31.       City Council approve the following recommendation contained in the report (February 11, 2010) from the Fire Chief and General Manager of Toronto Fire Services, entitled “Change False Alarm By-law to allow Fire Services to Charge for Attendance at all Nuisance and Malicious False Alarms”:

 

a.         Appendix B - Schedule 1, Fire Services of Chapter 441, Fees, of the Municipal Code be amended to require Owners to pay a fee of $350.00 per hour for each fire vehicle dispatched in response to the first and subsequent malicious false alarms, in respect of the same address, per year, and to require Owners to pay a fee of $350.00 per hour for each fire vehicle dispatched in response to the first and subsequent nuisance false alarms, in respect of the same address, per year.

 

Municipal Licensing and Standards

 

32.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Municipal Licensing and Standards of $50.209 million gross and $19.226 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Head Office

2,068.7

 

2,068.7

Licensing

14,657.9

 

(9,783.4)

Investigations

22,070.3

 

19,533.2

Toronto Animal Services

11,412.0

 

7,407.5

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

50,208.9

 

19,226.0

 

33.       City Council request the Animal Services Council Reference Group to consider, within the strategic planning process that is underway, the following:

 

a.         strategies to ensure that revenue targets around licensing are met;

 

b.         additional revenue options such as:

 

i.          dog adoption fees;

ii.          rental of traps;

iii.         cremation and euthanasia services;

iv.         dead animal pick-up on private property;

v.         fundraising.

 

Policy, Planning, Finance and Administration

 

34.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Policy, Planning, Finance and Administration (PPF&A) of $24.966 million gross and $12.014 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Financial Management

8,566.2

 

4,100.7

Program Support

12,131.8

 

4,053.5

Executive Management

4,267.3

 

3,860.3

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

24,965.3

 

12,014.5

 

35.       City Council direct that the information contained in Confidential Attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Policy, Planning, Finance and Administration, remain confidential until the outcome of Council’s decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

Technical Services

 

36.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Technical Services of $67.682 million gross and $12.207 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Survey and Mapping

23,054.5

 

4,557.6

Development Engineering

6,495.3

 

5,009.3

Facilities and Structures

11,562.0

 

84.4

District Engineering

22,839.9

 

2,076.0

Program Administration

1,381.8

 

560.7

Portfolio Management & Support

2,348.0

 

(81.2)

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

67,681.6

 

12,207.0

 

Toronto Building

 

37.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Building of $45.830 million gross and ($10.801) million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Toronto Building

45,829.6

 

(10,800.6)

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

45,829.6

 

(10,800.6)

 

Toronto Environment Office

 

38.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Environment Office of $12.758 million gross and $3.372 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Toronto Environment Office

12,758.0

 

3,371.7

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

12,758.0

 

3,371.7

 

Transportation Services

 

39.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Transportation Services of $285.660 million gross and $180.815 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Roadway Services

141,255.8

 

102,094.2

Roadside Services

55,782.8

 

32,672.3

Traffic Planning/

Right-Of-Way Management

20,785.6

 

(8,139.6)

Traffic and Safety Services

46,784.1

 

41,923.4

Infrastructure Management

18,835.3

 

15,460.7

District Management & Overhead

1,402.2

 

(2,211.0)

Technical & Program Support

814.6

 

(985.4)

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

285,660.4

 

180,814.7

 

Waterfront Secretariat

 

40.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Waterfront Secretariat of $1.547 million gross and $0.957 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Waterfront Renewal Advancement

1,547.1

 

957.1

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

1,547.1

 

957.1

 

41.       City Council request the Deputy City Manager responsible for the Waterfront Secretariat and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to report back to the Executive Committee on the updated Operating Budget Impacts of New Waterfront Infrastructure in time to inform the preparation of the 2011 Operating Budget.

 

INTERNAL SERVICES

 

Facilities and Real Estate

 

42.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Facilities and Real Estate of $169.629 million gross and $54.262 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Facilities

Real Estate

148,548.7

21,080.7

 

79,686.4

(25,424.7)

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

169,629.5

 

54,261.7

 

43.       City Council direct that the information contained in Confidential Attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Facilities and Real Estate, remain confidential until the outcome of Council's decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

Fleet Services

 

44.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Fleet Services of $47.292 million gross and $0.0 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Fleet Maintenance

26,095.1

 

0.0

Fuel Operations

15,257.3

 

0.0

Fleet Safety and Standards

  1,469.5

 

0.0

Fleet Management

  4,470.1

 

0.0

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

47,292.0

 

0.0

 

45.       Fleet Services continue to review the size of the City’s fleet inventory and report back with further budgetary savings for consideration with the 2011 budget process.

 

Information and Technology

 

46.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Information and Technology of $85.708 million gross and $61.524 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Desktop Computing

51,447.7

 

33,271.5

Application Delivery

30,544.7

 

24,762.5

Voice & Telecommunications

947.0

 

947.0

Land Information Toronto

2,768.3

 

2,542.5

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

85,707.7

 

61,523.5

 

Office of the Chief Financial Officer

 

47.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer of $15.512 million gross and $8.928 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Finance & Administration

3,040.8

 

2,874.6

Corporate Finance

4,103.2

 

1,524.4

Financial Planning

7,789.7

 

4,120.7

Special Projects

   577.8

 

   408.3

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

15,511.5

 

   8,928.0

 

Office of the Treasurer

 

48.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the Office of the Treasurer $75.671 million gross and $29.482 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Pension, Payroll and Employee Benefits

13,420.0

 

10,384.6

Purchasing & Materials Management

10,150.2

 

6,710.7

Accounting Services

13,049.5

 

9,164.0

Revenue Services

39,051.0

 

3,223.0

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

75,670.7

 

29,482.3

 

City Manager’s Office

 

49.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the City Manager’s Office of $41.754 million gross and $37.079 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Executive Management

Strategic and Corporate Policy

Internal Audit

Strategic Communications

Human Resources

2,859.2

4,315.9

1,026.9

3,216.6

30,335.4

 

2,409.2

4,315.9

390.6

2,728.6

27,234.7

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

41,754.0

 

37,079.0

 

50.       City Council direct that the information contained in Confidential Attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to the City Manager's Office, remain confidential until the outcome of Council's decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

OTHER CITY PROGRAMS

 

City Clerk’s Office

 

51.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the City Clerk’s Office of $60.164 million gross and $36.793 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Secretariat

7,705.5

 

6,957.5

Records & Information Management

26,981.5

 

11,828.3

Council and Support Services

6,290.0

 

5,375.8

Corporate Access and Privacy

2,105.9

 

1,719.5

Elections and Registry Services

13,891.6

 

8,751.3

Protocol

3,189.2

 

2,160.1

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

60,163.8

 

36,792.6

 

City Council

 

52.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for City Council of $20.337 million gross and $19.637 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Gross

 

Net

Service:

($000s)

 

($000s)

 

 

 

Councillors’ Salaries & Benefits Budget

5,405.2

 

5,405.2

Councillors’ Staff Salaries & Benefits Budget

10,941.3

 

10,941.3

Councillors’ Office Expenses Budget

2,219.7

 

2,219.7

Councillors’ Business Travel Expenses Budget

50.0

 

50.0

Councillors’ General Expenses Budget

1,720.4

 

1,020.4

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

20,336.6

 

19,636.6

 

Legal Services

 

53.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Legal Services of $39.538 million gross and $19.993 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Municipal Law

Litigation

Administration

Planning & Tribunal

Real Estate

Employment

Prosecutions

6,442.4

6,147.2

2,556.3

4,838.2

5,389.7

2,663.2

11,531.3

 

3,221.2

3,266.3

2,240.8

3,537.8

4,229.9

2,579.2

918.0

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

39,538.3

 

19,993.2

 

 

Mayor’s Office

 

54.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the Mayor’s Office of $2.561 million gross and net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Mayor’s Office

2,560.7

 

2,560.7

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

2,560.7

 

2,560.7

 

 

ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICES

 

Auditor General’s Office

 

55.       City Council approve the 2010 Operating Budget for the Auditor General’s Office of $4.283 million gross and $4.283 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Audit Services

4,283.1

 

4,283.1

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

4,283.1

 

4,283.1

 

Accountability Offices (Excluding the Auditor General’s Office)

 

56.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the Accountability Offices (excluding the Auditor General's Office) of $2.465 million gross and net, comprised of the following offices:

 

 

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Office of the Integrity Commissioner

Office of the Lobbyist Registrar

Office of the Ombudsman

203.9

906.6

1,354.4

 

203.9

906.6

1,354.4 

 

 

 

 

Total

2,464.9

 

2,464.9

 

57.       City Council request the Lobbyist Registrar to submit a report to the Executive Committee on a full cost-recovery fee plan for the 2011 budget process.

 

 

AGENCIES, BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

 

Arena Boards of Management

 

58.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the Arena Boards of Management of $6.396 million gross and $(0.006) million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

George Bell Arena

550.1

 

(1.0)

William H. Bolton Arena

825.6

 

(0.4)

Larry Grossman Forest Hill Memorial Arena

1,011.6

 

(2.7)

Leaside Memorial Community Gardens

961.5

 

0.0

McCormick Playground Arena

678.5

 

(0.2)

Moss Park Arena

726.4

 

(0.5)

North Toronto Memorial Arena

831.5

 

(0.9)

Ted Reeve Arena

810.5

 

(0.3)

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

6,395.7

 

(6.0)

 

Association of Community Centres

 

59.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the Association of Community Centres of $7.370 million gross and $7.180 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

519 Church Street

1,216.4

 

  1,216.4

Applegrove

405.9

 

405.9

Cecil

    669.6

 

     669.6

Central Eglinton

589.2

 

     589.2

Community Centre 55

755.8

 

     755.8

Eastview Neighbourhood

530.1

 

     530.1

Harbourfront

1,215.4

 

  1,215.4

Ralph Thornton

    682.6

 

     643.2

Scadding Court

    864.4

 

     864.4

Swansea Town Hall

    440.0

 

     290.3

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

7,369.7

 

  7,180.3

 

60.       City Council request the Executive Director of Social Development and Administration, along with Financial Planning staff, and in consultation with the Executive Director of Applegrove Community Complex, to undertake a review of operational sustainability of the Applegrove Community Complex, including strategies to address the 2011 budget target before the 2011 Operating Budget process.

 

Exhibition Place

 

61.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Exhibition Place of $62.928 million gross and $0.026 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Exhibition Place & Direct Energy Centre

Canadian National Exhibition

National Soccer Stadium

Allstream Conference Centre

27,290.6

23,812.2

9,942.1

1,882.9

 

986.0

(800.2)

(159.9)

0.1

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

62,927.8

 

26.0

 

62.       City Council approve amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 227, Schedule 14 and to the loan agreement dated January 12, 2009 between the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place and the City of Toronto, to revise the purpose of the “Exhibition Place Conference Centre Reserve Fund” to “Provides a source of funding for any shortfalls in loan payments to the City from Exhibition Place for the new conference centre or to support Exhibition Place’s operating shortfalls between 2010 and 2012, to a maximum of $0.900 million”.

 

Heritage Toronto

 

63.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Heritage Toronto of $0.713 million gross and $0.366 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Heritage Toronto

712.8

 

365.7

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

712.8

 

365.7

 

Parking Tag Enforcement and Operations

 

64.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Parking Tag Enforcement & Operations of $54.620 million gross and $(26.054) million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Parking Enforcement Unit

Parking Revenue Processing

Judicial Processing of Parking Tickets

Parking Tag Revenue

40,128.3

6,214.7

4,276.6

4,000.0

 

39,513.3

6,214.7

4,276.6

(76,058.6)

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

54,619.6

 

(26,053.9)

 

65.       City Council request the Province to increase the regulated administration fee applied to defaulted parking tags and that the Province consider a revenue-sharing agreement with the City for the increased fee value.

 

66.       City Council request City staff to work closely with and monitor the Province’s progress in drafting new regulations to the Provincial Offences Act to include changes that no longer require an officer to appear in court to give evidence at parking ticket trials.

 

67.       City Council request City staff to report back on strategies and initiatives to mitigate expenditure increases and maintain revenues in time for the 2011 Operating Budget Process.

 

Theatres

 

68.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Theatres of $20.617 million gross and $3.488 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts

Toronto Centre for the Arts

10,793.1

4,067.0

5,757.2

 

1,087.1

1,420.2

980.4

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

20,617.3

 

3,487.7

 

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

 

69.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto and Region Conservation Authority of $35.583 million gross and $7.298 million net, of which $4.207 million is a contribution from Toronto Water and $3.269 million is tax-supported, which is comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Watershed Health

17,995.0

 

2,952.6

Public Use Recreation

11,220.0

 

486.6

Rouge Park Interim Management

697.0

 

90.7

Corporate Services

5,671.1

 

3,946.6

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

35,583.1

 

7,476.5

 

 

 

 

Less: Toronto Water Contribution

 

 

(4,207.1)

 

 

 

 

Tax-Supported Budget

 

 

3,269.4

 

70.       City Council direct that the information contained in Confidential Attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, remain confidential until the outcome of Council’s decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

Toronto Atmospheric Fund

 

71.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Atmospheric Fund of $2.236 million gross and $0 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Toronto Atmospheric Fund

2,236.2

 

 

0.0

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

2,236.2

 

0.0

 

72.       City Council request the Toronto Atmospheric Fund to provide a quarterly variance report through 2010 to monitor investment income performance and third party fundraising activities.

 

Toronto Police Service

 

73.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for The Toronto Police Service of $953.844 million gross and $888.089 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Toronto Police Service

953,843.8

 

888,089.3

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

953,843.8

 

888,089.3

 

74.       City Council approve an increase of 80 (including 38 current transit officers) additional uniform positions required for public transit policing, for a revised uniform establishment of 5,588 for the Toronto Police Service.

 

75.       City Council join with the Toronto Police Services Board in advocating for the Federal government to assume its share of the costs of policing.

 

75.1     City Council request the Toronto Police Services Board, with assistance from the Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, report back to the Executive Committee on August 16, 2010, with an updated report on downloaded policing costs by the federal government.

 

76.       City Council request the City Manager and the City’s Chief Financial Officer to meet with the Chief of Police and the Toronto Police Services Board prior to the commencement of the 2011 operating budget process, to consider the impact of the 2010 operating budget.

 

77.       City Council request the City Manager and the Chief Financial Officer to work with the Chief of Police and the Board to develop a process for multi-year financial planning and forecasting.

 

78.       City Council conduct a review of applicable City by-laws with a view to more cost effective use of police resources, as it relates to potential savings in the City budget.

 

79.       City Council request the City Manager and the Chief Financial Officer to review chargebacks, including cleaning services and legal services, in order to determine the most cost effective way of delivering services, while respecting any applicable collective agreements.

 

80.       City Council renew its consideration of cost recovery mechanisms related to the Entertainment District and other high risk licenses in order to cover costs of policing.

 

81.       City Council request the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to provide a timetable for the  initiatives contained in the report (March 11, 2010) from the Acting Chair, Toronto Police Services Board, entitled "Toronto Police Service – 2010 Operating Budget Submission – Revised", as amended.

 

Toronto Police Services Board

 

82.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for The Toronto Police Services Board of $2.348 million gross and net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Toronto Police Services Board

2,347.8

 

2,347.8

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

2,347.8

 

2,347.8

 

Toronto Public Health

 

83.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Public Health of $219.539 million gross and $44.162 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Office of the MOH

1,443.1

 

171.8

Public Health Planning & Policy

13,823.1

 

3,184.4

Healthy Families

59,080.1

 

6,940.3

Communicable Disease

42,620.2

 

8,778.3

Healthy Environments

21,935.0

 

4,925.6

Healthy Living

35,525.9

 

8,481.0

Dental / Oral Health

22,154.5

 

8,748.0

Finance & Administration

22,957.1

 

2,932.5

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

219,539.0

 

44,161.9

 

83.1     Once a signed agreement is reached with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, City Council direct that the 2010 operating budget for Toronto Public Health be increased by up to $692,109 gross and $0 net.

 

84.       City Council direct that the information contained in Confidential Attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Toronto Public Health, remain confidential until the outcome of Council's decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

Toronto Public Library

 

85.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Public Library of $180.581 million gross and $167.094 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Library Services

180,581.1

 

167,093.9

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

180,581.1

 

167,093.9

 

86.       City Council request the Toronto Public Library Board to report to Budget Committee in August 2010 with specific sustainable budget reductions and associated service impacts to accommodate the $0.443 million gross and net unallocated reduction included in Toronto Public Library 2010 Recommended Operating Budget.

 

87.       City Council request the Toronto Library Board to report to Budget Committee on the Special Sick Leave Pay-out cost estimates for 2010 resulting from the implementation of the new Illness or Injury Plan, once the financial impact is known.

 

Toronto Transit Commission

 

88.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the TTC of $1.371 billion gross and $429.804 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

TTC Conventional Service

1,370,919.7

 

429,804.5

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

1,370,919.7

 

429,804.5

 

89.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Wheel-Trans of $87.433 million gross and $82.676 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Wheel-Trans

87,433.2

 

82,675.9

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

87,433.2

 

82,675.9

 

90.       City Council request the Chief General Manager of the Toronto Transit Commission to report to Budget Committee by June of 2010 on any adjustments to ridership projections or passenger revenue based on actual 2010 ridership and revenues to date, and that the TTC identify mitigation strategies including service changes if experience indicates lower than budgeted ridership in 2010.

 

91.       City Council approve the recommendations contained in Confidential Attachment II and direct that the recommendations remain confidential until the outcome of Council's decision has been communicated to the Union and affected staff.

 

92.       City Council request the Chief General Manager of the Toronto Transit Commission to report to Budget Committee in the Spring of 2010 with five-year ridership and service delivery plans for the TTC and Wheel-Trans that will include various options for a multi-year fare strategy.

 

93.       City Council request the Chief General Manager of the Toronto Transit Commission to report back to the Budget Committee prior to the start of the 2011 Operating Budget process on the impact of the Health and Wellness Program on absenteeism and associated savings.

 

94.       City Council request the Chief General Manager of the Toronto Transit Commission to report back to Budget Committee prior to the start of the 2011 Operating Budget process on the impact of the Health and Safety Initiative and the Work Safe – Home Safe program.

 

95.       City Council approve the creation of a long-term TTC subsidy receivable of $25.750 million, representing the value of expected future TTC accident claim expenses, and a long-term Wheel-Trans subsidy receivable of $0.325 million, representing the value of expected future Wheel-Trans accident claim expenses.

 

96.       City Council approve the establishment of an additional long-term subsidy receivable in the amount of $17.6 million to cover post-retirement benefit non-cash expenses for the TTC for 2010 consistent with previous accounting treatment approved by Council and an additional long-term subsidy receivable in the amount of $0.83 million to cover post-retirement benefit non-cash expenses for Wheel-Trans for 2010 consistent with previous accounting treatment approved by Council.

 

97.       City Council request the Chief General Manager of the Toronto Transit Commission and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to continue discussions on partnering with the Province for permanent sustainable funding in order to return the TTC’s provincial funding share to 50%, as it was prior to downloading.

 

98.       City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission to direct the Chief General Manager of the Toronto Transit Commission to ensure that all future budget submissions are in accordance with City of Toronto budget submission requirements that include compliance with all City financial/budgetary policies and provision of complete, detailed budget information in the format and standards set out by the City, to be made available within the timelines of the budget process review schedule, as assigned by the Financial Planning Division, to ensure appropriate time to review, assess and make recommendations and consolidate within the City of Toronto’s financial and budgeting systems.

 

Toronto Zoo

 

99.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Zoo of $44.940 million gross and $11.000 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Conservation, Education & Research

Marketing & Communication

Operations & Administration

General Management, Interpretation,

Culture & Design

Animal & Endangered Species

Revenue & Recoveries

6,037.9

11,777.9

23,624.4

 

3,364.1

136.1

0.0

 

4,279.2

(190.8)

23,315.5

 

1,946.9

0.0

(18,350.4)

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

44,940.4

 

11,000.4

 

99.1     City Council request the Toronto Zoo Board not to reallocate any funds within the 2010 Operating Budget in-year for travel by Board members.

 

Yonge-Dundas Square

 

100.     City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Yonge-Dundas Square of $1.763 million gross and $0.544 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Yonge-Dundas Square

1,762.8

 

543.7

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

1,762.8

 

543.7

 

 

NON-LEVY OPERATIONS

 

Toronto Parking Authority

 

101.     City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the Toronto Parking Authority of $68.735 million gross and ($55.685) million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Off-Street Parking

56,060.1

 

(23,359.1)

On-Street Parking

12,674.5

 

(32,325.5)

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

68,734.6

 

(55,684.6)

 

 

CORPORATE ACCOUNTS

 

Community Partnership and Investment Program

 

102.     City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the Community Partnership and Investment Program of $46.913 million gross and $46.702 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Partnership Program

Investment Program

Administration

38,966.6

5,583.2

2,363.2

 

38,966.6

5,372.2

2,363.2

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

46,913.0

 

46,702.0

 

103.     The Glenn Gould Foundation Award be transformed from the triennial grant of $0.015 million to an annual grant of $0.015 million commencing in 2010.

 

Capital and Corporate Financing/Non-Program Budget

 

104.     City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Capital and Corporate Financing/Non-Program of $1,239.463 million gross and ($86.722) million net, comprised of the following:

 

 

Gross

 

Revenue

 

Net

 

($000s)

 

($000s)

 

($000s)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capital and Corporate Financing

615,454.6

 

30,417.7

 

585,037.0

Non-Program Expenditures

611,188.9

 

137,011.5

 

474,177.4

Non-Program Revenues

12,819.5

 

1,158,756.0

 

(1,145,936.5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

1,239,463.0

 

1,326,185.1

 

(86,722.1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

105.     City Council approve the following recommendations contained in the report from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, entitled “Preliminary Operating Variance Report for the Year Ended December 31, 2009”, as amended by the Budget Committee at its meeting of March 12, 2010:

 

a.         approve the allocation of the 2009 preliminary year-end operating surplus of $354.817 million to the following: $0.156 million to the Exhibition Place Conference Centre Reserve Fund to guarantee repayment of a loan for a new conference centre; $2.958 million to the Social Assistance Stabilization Reserve Fund to offset future Toronto Employment & Social Services budget pressures and provide funding for the French Language Service Enhancement initiative for 2010; $275.721 million as Prior Year Surplus Revenue to fund the 2010 Operating Budget; and that the unapplied balance $75.194 million be transferred to the Property Tax Stabilization Reserve.

 

b.         approve the withdrawal of $1.3 million from the Building Code Act Service Improvement Reserve Fund to fund the net revenue shortfall for Toronto Building resulting from lower building permit volumes impacted by the economic downturn.

 

c.         approve that after funding the Green Lane Landfill Operations of $2.449 million, the $12.986 million of the Solid Waste Management Services’ 2009 preliminary net operating surplus be transferred to the Waste Management Reserve Fund.

 

d.         approve that $2.449 million be reimbursed to the Waste Management Reserve Fund when the Green Lane Landfill Operations generates a sufficient operating surplus.

 

e.         approve the budget adjustments including the approved position transfers as detailed in Appendix D to amend the 2009 Council Approved Operating Budgets between Programs with no net impact to the 2009 Tax-Levy Operating Budget.

 

f.          request the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to report back to the Budget Committee on any changes to the City of Toronto’s 2009 year-end financial position after the 2009 financial statements are finalized.

 

106.     City Council direct the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to develop an exemption from the Personal Vehicle Tax for residents who are over the age of 65 and/or disabled, and who have a gross income of less than $50,000, and to report to the Executive Committee with an implementation plan for the 2011 budget process.

 

106.1   City Council direct that the Province of Ontario be advised of Council's decision with respect to Part 106 above.

 

VI.       City Council approve the 2010 Budget Committee Recommended Operating Budget for the Toronto Parking Authority totalling $68.735 million gross and $55.685 million net.

 

VII.     City Council direct that the 5% reduction target, as recommended by the City Manager in his 4 Point Plan, be set as the 2011 budget target for all City Programs, Agencies, Boards, Commissions and Accountability Offices, and that the City Manager and Chief Financial Officer be requested to prepare the 2011 Operating Budget using this budget reduction target.

 

VIII.    City Council request the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to report back to the Executive Committee by November 2011, with recommendations for the creation of a multi-year budget process commencing in 2012, the recommendations to include a revised budget consultation and approval cycle of January 1 to November 30; and further, the Capital and Operating Budgets be considered simultaneously.

 

IX.       City Council request the City Manager and the City Clerk to report to City Council, through the Executive Committee, early in the next term of Council, on a mechanism to recognize the uneven population growth in some wards, together with accompanying recommendations for the appropriate allocation of resources.  Until such time as the report is considered by City Council, the City Manager be authorized to provide one additional staff member at the constituency assistant level for any ward which exceeds the median by more than 50 percent in both population and households, to be funded through the Council General Expenses Budget.

 

X.        City Council receive the reports, transmittals and communications that are on file with the City Clerk’s Office (including Appendices 4, 4B and 4C) as considered by the Budget Committee at its 2010 budget review meetings.

 

Confidential Attachments I and II to the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes remain confidential in their entirety at this time, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals.  The confidential information will be made public once the outcome of Council's decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

 

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council considered the following Items together:

 

-        EX42.1, headed "2010 Operating Budget"; and

 

-        EX42.2, headed "2010 Property Tax Rates and Related Matters".

 

The City Manager, the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the Director, Financial Planning gave a presentation to City Council on the 2010 Operating Budget.

Background Information (Committee)

2010 Operating Budget - Budget letter
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-28781.pdf
2010 Budget Committee Operating Budget - Staff Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-28782.pdf
2010 Budget Committee Operating Budget - Appendix 3
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-28783.pdf
Wrap-Up Notes to Executive Committee (Meeting of April 7, 2010) 2010 Recommended Operating Budget Summary of Budget Review Process
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-28964.pdf
2010 Operating Budget - Presentation
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-28974.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(April 14, 2010) supplementary report from the Treasurer on Property Tax Increases - 1991 to 2010 (EX42.1a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-29367.pdf
(April 13, 2010) supplementary report from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration on the Toronto Newcomer Initiative, required 2010 divisional Operating Budget adjustments (Ex42.1b)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-29368.pdf
(April 12, 2010) supplementary report from the City Manager and the City Clerk - Equalizing Constituency Support Issues Arising out of Uneven Population Growth in Some City Wards (EX42.1c)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-29379.pdf
(April 12, 2010) Appendix A to supplementary report - Comparison of Population and Households by Ward
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-29380.pdf
(April 15, 2010) Wrap up Notes on the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget submitted by the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer (EX42.1d)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-29392.pdf
(April 14, 2010) supplementary report from the City Manager on Dowloaded Policing Costs by the Federal Government (EX42.1e)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-29402.pdf
(April 14, 2010) Attachment 1 to supplementary report EX42.1e - Toronto Police Services Board Report on cost recovery
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-29403.pdf
(April 14, 2010) Attachment 2 to supplementary report EX42.1e - FCM Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-29404.pdf
(April 15, 2010) Presentation from the City Manager and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on the 2010 Operating Budget (EX42.1f)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-29407.pdf
(April 15, 2010) Charts submitted by the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on 2009 Commercial and Industrial Tax Rates in Toronto versus Select Cities (EX42.1g)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-29419.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(March 15, 2010) E-mail from Marc Petruccelli, President, Dom Sports (EX.Main.EX42.1.1)
(March 17, 2010) Submission from the Budget Committee respecting communications received during the 2010 Operating Budget Deliberations (EX.Main.EX42.1.2)
(March 17, 2010) E-mail from Brad Dickson (EX.Main.EX42.1.3)
(March 17, 2010) E-mail from Brad Dickson (EX.Main.EX42.1.4)
(April 6, 2010) Letter from City Clerk (EX.Main.EX42.1.5)
(March 15, 2010) Letter from Devon Ostrom (EX.Main.EX42.1.6)
(March 16, 2010) E-mail from Devon Ostrom, Curator/Organizer (EX.Main.EX42.1.7)
(March 30, 2010) Letter from Councillor Shelley Carroll (EX.Main.EX42.1.8)
(April 7, 2010) Submission from City Planning, titled "Wrap-up Notes to Executive Committee respecting the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget Summary of Budget Review Process" (EX.New.EX42.1.9)

Communications (City Council)

(April 14, 2010) E-mail from Devon Ostrom, Curator/Organizer, MA Curating (CC.New.EX42.1.10)
(April 15, 2010) Submission from Councillor Janet Davis, Ward 31 Beaches-East York on Provincial operating transfer payments to local governments and current value assessment tax impacts (CC.New.EX42.1.11)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2010/cc/comm/communicationfile-14797.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Lost)

Economic Development and Culture (Recommendations 9 - 10)

 

That City Council delete the following Recommendation 9.1 of the Executive Committee:

 

Delete:

 

9.1       The General Manager of Economic Development and Culture be requested to submit a report to the Executive Committee, within the current mandate, on possible strategies for Arts and Cultural Funding in future years, taking into consideration the new revenue stream created by the Billboard Tax and Council’s previously adopted Culture Plan, appended to the report from the Martin Prosperity Institute which evaluates the cost of addressing inflation, as well as matching expected growth in the sector.

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:16 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Minnan-Wong - Motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 13 Members that voted Yes are Brian Ashton, Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, John Parker, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz
Total members that voted No: 32 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Chin Lee (Lost)

City Council (Recommendation 52)

 

That City Council reduce the Councillors' Office Expenses Budget by a further 5 percent, for a total reduction of 10 percent from the 2009 level, so that the Councillors' Office Expenses budget for 2010 will be $47,900.00 per office.

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:23 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Lee - Motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 21 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 24 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Howard Moscoe, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

3 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti (Amended)

Capital and Corporate Financing/Non-Program Budget (Recommendations 104 - 105)

 

That:

 

1.         The Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer be directed to develop an exemption from the Personal Vehicle Tax for residents who are over the age of 65 and who have a gross income of less than $50,000 and report on an implementation for the 2011 budget process.

 

2.         The Province of Ontario be advised of Council's decision.

 

(Amended by motion 12)

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:42 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 - Mammoliti - Motion 3, as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 9 Members that voted No are Brian Ashton, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Adam Giambrone, Case Ootes, John Parker, Gord Perks, Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Norman Kelly

4 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Michael Walker (Lost)

Capital and Corporate Financing/Non-Program Budget (Recommendation 104 - 105)

 

That Council amend the 2010 Operating Budget by increasing the amount provided to fund the 2010 cost-of-living salary increase for non-unionized and management employees by an additional 1 percent, for a total of 2 percent, so that it matches that of the unionized employees, and that the $75.982 million transfer to the Property Tax Stabilization Reserve be reduced accordingly to fund the increase.

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:32 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Walker - Motion 4
Total members that voted Yes: 18 Members that voted Yes are Brian Ashton, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Raymond Cho, Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 26 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Rob Ford, Adam Giambrone, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Case Ootes

5 - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Bill Saundercook (Out of Order)

That motion 2 by Councillor Lee be amended to provide that the further reduction of 5 percent to the Councillors' Office Expenses Budget not be applied to the budgets of those Members of Council who have a constituency office outside City Hall and the civic centres.

Ruling by Speaker Sandra Bussin
Speaker Bussin ruled motion 5 by Councillor Saundercook out of order as it proposes a change in policy.


6 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Brian Ashton (Carried)

Parks, Forestry and Recreation (Recommendations 18 - 23.1)

 

That the 2010 Operating Budget for Parks, Forestry and Recreation be amended by eliminating the one time account set-up fee for recreational service programs.

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:09 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 - Ashton - Motion 6
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes are Brian Ashton, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Raymond Cho, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 18 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, John Filion, Adam Giambrone, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Howard Moscoe, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

7 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Howard Moscoe (Carried)

Operating Budget - General

 

That:

 

1.         The City Manager and the City Clerk be requested to report to City Council, through the Executive Committee, early in the next term of Council, on a mechanism to recognize the uneven population growth in some wards, together with accompanying recommendations for the appropriate allocation of resources. 

 

2.         Until such time as the report is considered by City Council, the City Manager be authorized to provide one additional staff member at the constituency assistant level for any ward which exceeds the median by more than 50 percent in both population and households, to be funded through the Council General Expenses Budget.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-15-2010 6:36 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 - Moscoe - Motion 7, Part 1 only
Total members that voted Yes: 42 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-15-2010 6:37 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 - Moscoe - Motion 7, Part 2 only
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Howard Moscoe, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Anthony Perruzza, Bill Saundercook, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 17 Members that voted No are Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, A.A. Heaps, Doug Holyday, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Gord Perks, Kyle Rae, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

Point of Order by Councillor Frances Nunziata

Councillor Nunziata requested the Speaker to take separate votes on the two parts of motion 7 by Councillor Moscoe.  Speaker Bussin asked Council to vote on whether to take separate votes on the two parts of motion 7 by Councillor Moscoe.

Vote (Point of Order) Apr-15-2010 6:34 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Motion 7 - Separate Votes on Moscoe Motion 7
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Bill Saundercook, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 18 Members that voted No are Brian Ashton, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Rob Ford, Adam Giambrone, Doug Holyday, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, John Parker, Kyle Rae, David Shiner, Karen Stintz
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

8a - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor A.A. Heaps (Carried)

Operating Budget - General

 

That the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer be requested to report back to the Executive Committee by November 2011, with recommendations for the creation of a multi-year budget process commencing in 2012, the recommendations to include a revised budget consultation and approval cycle of January 1 to November 30; and further, the Capital and Operating Budgets be considered simultaneously.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-15-2010 6:43 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 - Heaps - Motion 8A
Total members that voted Yes: 43 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Rob Ford, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Brian Ashton, Paula Fletcher
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

8b - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor A.A. Heaps (Withdrawn)

That motion 3 by Councillor Mammoliti be amended by adding the following:

 

3.         The Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer be requested to report to the Executive Committee on how to include this provision in the 2011 budget process.


Motion to Withdraw a Motion moved by Councillor A.A. Heaps (Carried)

Councillor Heaps, with the permission of Council, withdrew his motion 8b.


9 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Pam McConnell (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following recommendation contained in the report (April 14, 2010) from the City Manager [EX42.1e]:

 

1.         City Council request the Toronto Police Services Board, with assistance from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to report back to the Executive Committee on August 16, 2010, with an updated report on downloaded policing costs by the federal government.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-15-2010 6:44 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 - McConnell - Motion 9
Total members that voted Yes: 45 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

10a - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)

That Council amend Recommendation II of the Executive Committee by deleting the following new or increased fees:

 

1.         Children's Services - eliminate new user fees.  

 

2.         Parks, Forestry and Recreation

a.         Do not approve the fee increases for camps and aquatic programs.  

b.         Do not approve the new user fees for recreation programs

c.         Do not approve the One Time Account Set Up Fee

d.         Do not approve the Convenience Fees for Debit and Credit Card Transactions

e.         Eliminate the provision of free golf passes for Members of Council.

 

3.         City Planning - eliminate the increases to fees for Committee of Adjustment and Community Planning.

 

4.         Municipal Licensing and Standards - eliminate the increases to hourly rates for reinspection.

 

5.         Transportation Services - do not approve the proposed increases to off-street parking fees and permit parking fees.

 

6.         City Clerk's Office - do not approve the proposed increase ito the property standards appeal fee.

 

7.         Office of the Treasurer

a.         Do not approve an increase to existing user fees, including those for payment of parking tickets by telephone

b.         Eliminate the new tax account set up fee.

 

8.         Toronto Zoo - do not increase parking fees at the zoo.

 

(Part 2c was not voted on due to Council's adoption of motion 6 by Councillor Ashton.

Parts 2e and 7b were ruled out of order.)

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:11 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Ford - Motion 10a, Part 1 only
Total members that voted Yes: 17 Members that voted Yes are Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 27 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Howard Moscoe

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:12 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Ford - Motion 10a, Part 4 only
Total members that voted Yes: 2 Members that voted Yes are Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that voted No: 42 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Peter Milczyn

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:14 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Ford - Motion 10a - Balance
Total members that voted Yes: 5 Members that voted Yes are Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Gloria Lindsay Luby, David Shiner
Total members that voted No: 40 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are
Ruling by Speaker Sandra Bussin
Speaker Bussin ruled Part 2e of motion 10a by Councillor Ford out of order because it does not reduce the budget since there are no funds provided for golf passes.

Speaker Bussin also ruled Part 7b of motion 10a by Councillor Ford pertaining to the elimination of the new tax account set up fee out of order because it is a policy change that would require a re-opening of Council's decision from January, 2010.


10b - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)

Operating Budget - General

 

That the 2010 Operating Budget be reduced by:

 

1.         Reducing City staffing levels across all program areas except Toronto Fire Services and Emergency Medical Services by 1 percent.  (Total savings of approximately $20 million)

 

2.         Requesting all Agencies, Boards and Commissions except the Toronto Police Service to reduce staff levels by 1 percent.  (Total savings of approximately $20 million)

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:37 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Ford - Motion 10b
Total members that voted Yes: 11 Members that voted Yes are Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 28 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Cliff Jenkins, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Janet Davis, Frank Di Giorgio, Norman Kelly, Peter Milczyn, Howard Moscoe, Case Ootes

10c - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)

City Council (Recommendation 52)

 

That the 2010 Operating Budget for City Council be reduced by:

 

1.         reducing the Councillors' Office Expenses Budget by $20,000.00 per year.  (Total savings:  $880,000)

 

2.         reducing Councillors' Staff Salaries and Benefits budget by $20,000.00 per year.  (Total savings:  $880,000)

 

3.         reducing the Councillors' General Expenses Budget by $80,000, which is the budget for food services.  (Total savings to the Taxpayer of $80,000 per year)

 

4.         reducing the Councillors' General Expenses Budget by $25,000, which is the hospitality budget for Community Councils.  (Total savings to the Taxpayer of $25,000 per year)

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:26 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 -Ford - Motion 10c
Total members that voted Yes: 11 Members that voted Yes are Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Karen Stintz
Total members that voted No: 34 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

Point of Order

In response to a request for separate votes on the four parts of motion 10c by Councillor Ford, Speaker Bussin asked Council to vote on the question "Will we take separate votes on motion 10c?"

Vote (Point of Order) Apr-15-2010 6:25 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Separate Votes on Ford Motion 10c
Total members that voted Yes: 17 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, David Shiner, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 28 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Howard Moscoe, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are
Ruling by Speaker Sandra Bussin
Councillor Del Grande advised Council that Section 101 of the Council Procedures states that a Member may request separate votes on each part of a motion. Speaker Bussin ruled that Council had already decided not to allow separate votes on motion 10c by Councillor Ford.


10d - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)

Parks, Forestry and Recreation (Recommendations 18 - 23.1)

 

That the 2010 Operating Budget for Parks, Forestry and Recreation be reduced by eliminating the three proposed new permanent positions for Tree Maintenance and Planting.  (Total savings of approximately $223,534)

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:17 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Ford - Motion 10d
Total members that voted Yes: 8 Members that voted Yes are Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio
Total members that voted No: 37 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

10e - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Out of Order)

Shelter, Support and Housing Administration (Recommendation 24)

 

That the 2010 Operating Budget for Shelter, Support and Housing Administration be reduced by eliminating the free "three bottles of wine a day" program under the Harm Reduction strategy in Shelter Services.  (Total savings of approximately $36,000)

Ruling by Speaker Sandra Bussin (Upheld)
Speaker Bussin ruled motion 10e by Councillor Ford out of order as it proposes a change in policy.
Challenged by Councillor Rob Ford


10f - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)

Toronto Environment Office (Recommendation 38)

 

That the 2010 Operating Budget for the Toronto Environment Office be reduced by eliminating contributions to the C40 Secretariat in London, England for a total savings to the taxpayer of $70,000 in 2010. 

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:20 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Ford - Motion 10f
Total members that voted Yes: 15 Members that voted Yes are Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 30 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Howard Moscoe, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

10g - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)

Facilities and Real Estate (Recommendations 42 - 43)

 

That the 2010 Operating Budget for Facilities and Real Estate be reduced by not approving 3.5 permanent and 1 temporary proposed new positions. (Total estimated savings: $0.447 million gross, $0 net, in 2010)

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:21 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Ford - Motion 10g
Total members that voted Yes: 7 Members that voted Yes are Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 38 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

10h - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)

City Manager's Office (Recommendations 49 - 50)

 

That the 2010 Operating Budget for the City Manager's Office be reduced by:

 

1.         eliminating all 3 issues of the "Our Toronto" newsletter (Total savings to the Taxpayer:  $746,000; $296,000 net); and

 

2.         eliminating the “City Insider” employee newsletter.  (Total savings to the Taxpayer $21,000).

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:22 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Ford - Motion 10h
Total members that voted Yes: 17 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 28 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

10i - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)

Mayor's Office (Recommendation 54)

 

That the 2010 Operating Budget for the Mayor's Office be reduced by 10 percent from the 2009 budget.  (Total savings of approximately $259,600)

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:29 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Ford - Motion 10i
Total members that voted Yes: 15 Members that voted Yes are Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 30 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

10j - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)

Accountability Offices (Excluding the Auditor General's Office) (Recommendations 56 - 57)

 

That the 2010 Operating Budget for the Accountability Offices be reduced by not approving the recommended 2 additional positions in the Office of the Ombudsman. (Total savings:  $135,400 in 2010)

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:29 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Ford - Motion 10j
Total members that voted Yes: 4 Members that voted Yes are Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes
Total members that voted No: 41 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

10k - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Rob Ford (Lost)

Community Partnership and Investment Program (CPIP) (Recommendations 102 - 103)

 

That the 2010 Operating Budget for the Community Partnership and Investment Program (CPIP) be reduced by 10 percent. (Total savings of approximately $4.670 million)

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:32 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Ford - Motion 10k
Total members that voted Yes: 11 Members that voted Yes are Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Case Ootes, David Shiner, Karen Stintz
Total members that voted No: 33 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Bill Saundercook, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Kyle Rae

11a - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

Children's Services (Recommendations 3-6)

Parks, Forestry and Recreation (Recommendations 18-23.1)

Social Development, Finance and Administration (Recommendation 25)

Toronto Public Health (Recommendation 83-84)

 

That Council adopt the following recommendations contained in the report (April 13, 2010) from the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration, and the 2010 Operating Budget be amended to reflect the adjustments:

 

1.         Once a signed agreement is reached with Citizenship and Immigration Canada the following adjustments be made to the 2010 operating budget: the 2010 operating budget for Children’s Services be increased by up to $233,333 gross and $0 net; the 2010 operating budget for Toronto Public Health be increased by up to $692,109 gross and $0 net; the 2010 operating budget for Parks, Forestry and Recreation be increased by up to $1,012,445 gross and $0 net and two temporary positions; the 2010 operating budget for Social Development, Finance and Administration be increased by up to $ 547,859 gross and $0 net and four temporary positions.

 

2.         The appropriate City officials be authorized to take the necessary actions to give effect thereto.

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:15 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 - Davis - Motion 11a
Total members that voted Yes: 43 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Doug Holyday, Bill Saundercook
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:20 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 - Revote on Davis - Motion 11a
Total members that voted Yes: 43 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Doug Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Howard Moscoe
Ruling by Speaker Sandra Bussin
Speaker Bussin advised the Council that the vote on motion 11a by Councillor Davis needs to be retaken. Council revoted on motion 11a by Councillor Davis as noted above.


11b - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

Social Development, Finance and Administration (Recommendation 25)

 

That the following new Recommendation 25.1 be added:

 

25. 1    The information contained in confidential attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Social Development, Finance and Administration, remain confidential until the outcome of Council’s decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-15-2010 6:18 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 - Davis - Motion 11b
Total members that voted Yes: 41 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Sandra Bussin (Chair), Mike Feldman, Denzil Minnan-Wong, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

12 - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Anthony Perruzza (Carried)

That Part 1 of motion 3 by Councillor Mammoliti be amended by adding the words "and/or disabled", so that Part 1 now reads:

 

1.         The Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer be directed to develop an exemption from the Personal Vehicle Tax for residents who are over the age of 65 and/or disabled, and who have a gross income of less than $50,000 and report to the Executive Committee with implementation plan for the 2011 budget process.

Vote (Amend Motion) Apr-15-2010 6:40 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 - Perruzza - Motion 12
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, Anthony Perruzza, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 14 Members that voted No are Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Adam Giambrone, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, David Miller, Case Ootes, John Parker, Gord Perks, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

13 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Gloria Lindsay Luby (Lost)

Legal Services (Recommendation 53)

 

That the 2010 Operating Budget be amended by reducing the gross budget for Legal Services by $353,000 to bring the total to $39.185 million.

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:28 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Lindsay Luby - Motion 13
Total members that voted Yes: 7 Members that voted Yes are Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio
Total members that voted No: 38 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

14 - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Raymond Cho (Lost)

That Part 1 of motion 3 by Councillor Mammoliti be amended by adding the words "or who are unemployed", so that Part 1 now reads:

 

1.         The Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer be directed to develop an exemption from the Personal Vehicle Tax for residents who are over the age of 65, and who have a gross income of less than $50,000, or who are unemployed, and report to the Executive Committee with an implementation plan for the 2011 budget process.

Vote (Amend Motion) Apr-15-2010 6:41 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX42.1 - Cho - Motion 14
Total members that voted Yes: 7 Members that voted Yes are Raymond Cho, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza
Total members that voted No: 38 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Case Ootes, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

15 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Carried)

Toronto Zoo (Recommendation 99)

 

That the Toronto Zoo Board be requested not to reallocate any funds within the 2010 Operating Budget in-year for travel by Board members.

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-15-2010 6:30 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 - Perks - Motion 15
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Rob Ford, Adam Giambrone, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Michael Walker
Total members that voted No: 10 Members that voted No are Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

16 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Shelley Carroll (Carried)

That Council adopt the following recommendations contained in the report (April 14, 2010) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer [EX42.2a]:

 

1.         The 2010 tax rates for school purposes set out in Column II, which will raise an education tax levy for 2010 of $1,929,755,793, be adopted:

 

Column I

Column II

Property Class

2010 Tax Rate for Education  Levy

 Residential

0.241000%

 Multi-Residential

0.241000%

 New Multi-Residential

0.241000%

 Commercial

1.661556%

 Commercial (New Construction)

1.430000%

 Residual Commercial (New Construction)

1.430000%

 Industrial

1.704003%

 Industrial (New Construction)

1.430000%

 Pipelines

1.689027%

 Farmlands

0.060250%

 Managed Forests

0.060250%

 

2.         Council enact a by-law for the 2010 taxation year to reduce tax decreases for the 2010 taxation year on properties in the commercial, industrial and multi-residential property classes by the percentage of the tax decrease set out in Column II in order to recover the revenues foregone as a result of capping:

 

Column I

Column II

Column III

(Property Class)

(Clawback

Percentage)

(Allowable

Decrease)

Commercial

84.963675%

15.036325%

Industrial

60.824993%

39.175007%

Multi-residential

28.928804%

71.071196%

 

 

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-15-2010 6:45 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 and EX42.2 - Carroll - Motion 16
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Brian Ashton, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 10 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Case Ootes, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That Council adopt Items EX42.1 and EX42.2, as amended, except as they pertain to the following programs:

 

-      Children's Services

-      Economic Development and Culture (Special Events)

-      Municipal Licensing and Standards

-      Toronto Police Service

-      Toronto Police Services Board

-      Community Partnership and Investment Program

-      Non-program as it relates to the Toronto Port Authority.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-15-2010 6:48 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 and EX42.2 - Adoption of the Items, as amended, except the 7 exceptions
Total members that voted Yes: 25 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Howard Moscoe, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 20 Members that voted No are Brian Ashton, Raymond Cho, Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That Council adopt Items EX42.1 and EX42.2, as amended, only as they pertain to Children's Services.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-15-2010 6:50 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 and EX42.2 - Adopt the Items, as amended, as they pertain to Children's Services
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 16 Members that voted No are Brian Ashton, Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Case Ootes, John Parker, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Howard Moscoe

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That Council adopt Items EX42.1 and EX42.2, as amended, only as they pertain to Economic Development and Culture (Special Events).

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-15-2010 6:50 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 and EX42.2 - Adopt the Items, as amended, as they pertain to Economic Development and Culture (Special Events)
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Howard Moscoe, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 17 Members that voted No are Brian Ashton, Raymond Cho, Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, John Parker, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Case Ootes

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That Council adopt Items EX42.1 and EX42.2, as amended, only as they pertain to Municipal Licensing and Standards.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-15-2010 6:51 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 and EX42.2 - Adopt the Items, as amended, as they pertain to Municipal Licensing and Standards
Total members that voted Yes: 30 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 14 Members that voted No are Brian Ashton, Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Case Ootes, John Parker, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Peter Milczyn

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That Council adopt Items EX42.1 and EX42.2, as amended, only as they pertain to the Toronto Police Service.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-15-2010 6:52 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 and EX42.2 - Adopt the Items, as amended, as they pertain to the Toronto Police Service
Total members that voted Yes: 34 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Doug Holyday, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 8 Members that voted No are Brian Ashton, Mike Del Grande, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Parker, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Janet Davis, Frank Di Giorgio, Norman Kelly

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That Council adopt Items EX42.1 and EX42.2, as amended, only as they pertain to the Toronto Police Services Board.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-15-2010 6:53 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 and EX42.2 - Adopt the Items, as amended, as they pertain to the Toronto Police Services Board
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Ron Moeser, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 12 Members that voted No are Brian Ashton, Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Parker, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Frank Di Giorgio, Norman Kelly

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That Council adopt Items EX42.1 and EX42.2, as amended, only as they pertain to the Community Partnership and Investment Program.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-15-2010 6:54 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 and EX42.2 - Adopt the Items, as amended, as they pertain to the Community Partnership and Investment Program
Total members that voted Yes: 29 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Joe Pantalone, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Bill Saundercook, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 15 Members that voted No are Brian Ashton, Mike Del Grande, Mike Feldman, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Cliff Jenkins, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Walker
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Kyle Rae

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That Council adopt Items EX42.1 and EX42.2, as amended, only as they pertain to the Non-Program Budget, as it relates to the Toronto Port Authority.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-15-2010 6:55 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX42.1 and EX42.2 - Adopt the Items, as amended, as they pertain to the Non Program Budget related to the Toronto Port Authority
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Sandra Bussin (Chair), Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Mike Feldman, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Adam Giambrone, Mark Grimes, Suzan Hall, A.A. Heaps, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, David Miller, Howard Moscoe, Frances Nunziata, Joe Pantalone, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kyle Rae, Bill Saundercook, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 11 Members that voted No are Brian Ashton, Mike Del Grande, Cliff Jenkins, Chin Lee, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Case Ootes, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Michael Walker

Rulings (City Council)

Ruling by Speaker Sandra Bussin
Speaker Bussin advised Council that as a result of the above decisions made by City Council with respect to the 2010 Operating Budget, Recommendation 105a of the Executive Committee is revised so that the unapplied balance to be transferred to the Property Tax Stabilization Reserve is reduced from $75.982 million to $75.194 million.

Declared Interests (City Council)

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Councillor Janet Davis - as it relates to the Toronto Police Service, as her son has applied to be an employee of the Marine Unit.
Councillor Frank Di Giorgio - as it relates to the Toronto Police Service, as his daughter is a civilian employee of the Toronto Police Service.
Councillor Norman Kelly - as it relates to the Toronto Police Services Board, as his spouse is a civilian employee of the Toronto Police Services Board.
Councillor Peter Milczyn - as it relates to the Municipal Licensing and Standards Division, as his wife is an employee of the Division.
Councillor Howard Moscoe - as it relates to the Children’s Services Division, as his daughter is an employee of the Division.
Councillor Case Ootes - as it relates to Economic Development, Cultural Services, as his son is an employee in Special Events.
Councillor Kyle Rae - as it relates to the Community Partnership and Investment Program, as his spouse paints sets for the National Ballet.
Councillor Michael Walker - as it relates to the Toronto Port Authority, as his daughter is an employee of the Toronto Port Authority.

EX42.1 - 2010 Operating Budget

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

I.          City Council approve the 2010 Budget Committee Recommended Tax Supported Operating Budget of $9.214 billion gross and $3.534 billion net as detailed in Appendix 1 of the report (March 23, 2010) from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, comprised of the following:

 

i.           a Base Budget of $9.158 billion gross and $3.532 billion net to maintain existing services and service levels; and

 

ii.          an investment in strategic new and enhanced service priorities of $56.255 million gross and $2.606 million net.

 

II.        City Council approve the introduction of new user fees and charges, and changes to the rates of existing user fees and charges included in the 2010 Budget Committee Recommended Operating Budgets of City Programs, Agencies, Boards and Commissions which will generate incremental revenues totalling $15.598 million.

 

III.       City Council approve the use of $275.721 million from the 2009 Operating Surplus to fund the 2010 Operating Budget.

 

IV.       City Council approve the 2010 sinking fund levies of $147,506,495.33 for the City of Toronto and $2,293,802.99 for the Toronto District School Board.

 

V.        City Council approve the Recommendations for City Programs, Agencies, Boards and Commissions detailed in Appendix 3 of the report (March 23, 2010) from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer:

 

 

 

 

Citizen Centred Services - A

 

311 Customer Service Strategy

 

1.         City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for 311 Customer Strategy of $17.500 million gross and $9.272 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

311 Project Management Office

311 Toronto

4,744.0

12,755.9

 

807.7

8,464.2

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

17,499.9

 

9,271.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Affordable Housing Office

 

2.         City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for the Affordable Housing Office of $3.223 million gross and $1.334 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

Housing Improvements

692.1

 

292.1

Housing Programs; Development,                Policy and Partnerships

 

2,530.5

 

 

1,042.3

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

3,222.6

 

1,334.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children’s Services

 

3.         City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Children’s Services of $378.708 million gross and $70.776 million net, comprised of the following:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000's)

 

Net

($000's)

 

 

 

 

Program Administration

25,127.3

 

8,945.0

Municipal Child Care

71,740.8

 

16,762.8

Purchased Child Care

281,840.2

 

45,068.2

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

378,708.3

 

70,776.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.         The information contained in confidential attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Children's Services, remain confidential until the outcome of Council’s decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

5.         City Council approve the following recommendations contained in the report (February 1, 2010) from the General Manager of Children’s Services, entitled “Child Care Development in Thorncliffe Park School”:

 

 

a.         approve funds of up to $3.8 million for the construction of a new child care centre at Thorncliffe Park Elementary School, 80 Thorncliffe Park Drive, to be funded from the Child Care Capital Reserve Fund

 

b.         the General Manager of Children's Services Division be delegated authority to negotiate and execute agreements on behalf of the City with the Toronto District School Board for the design and construction of this project, and such agreements to be on terms and conditions satisfactory to the General Manager and the City  Solicitor

 

6.         The General Manager of Children's Services continue to work with the Province on a funding strategy to address funding pressures on base service delivery, on the elimination of the National Child Care strategy, the elimination of Best Start funding and the introduction of the new Early Learning Program (ELP) on the City, and report to Community Development and Recreation Committee, and Budget Committee in June 2010, on the outcome.

 

Court Services

 

7.         City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Court Services of $52.080 million gross and ($10.082) million net revenue, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

Net

($000s)

 

Finance & Administration

30,762.8

           6,063.9

Court Administration

10,592.2

          (6,330.0)

Court Support

6,149.4

 

           6,149.4

Planning & Liaison

4,034.8

 

           4,034.8

Licensing Tribunal

540.5

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

52,079.6

 

       (10,082.0)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 8.     The Director of Court Services continue to work with the Province and advocate to implement Bill 212 amendments available under the Good Government Act, 2009 by mid 2010 to reduce the requirement of police officers appearing at trials, improve public service access and to introduce other changes that can result in higher fine collection results.

 

Economic Development and Culture

 

9.         City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Economic Development and Culture of $35.914 million gross and $26.406 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

 

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Culture Services

Strategic Growth & Sector Services

Business Services

Program Support

Film Services

20,327.9

4,926.6

5,169.4

4,152.6

1,337.8

 

15,132.6

4,224.1

2,694.3

3,142.6

1,212.8

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

35,914.3

 

26,406.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.1       The General Manager of Economic Development and Culture be requested to submit a report to the Executive Committee, within the current mandate, on possible strategies for Arts and Cultural Funding in future years, taking into consideration the new revenue stream created by the Billboard Tax and Council’s previously adopted Culture Plan, appended to the report from the Martin Prosperity Institute which evaluates the cost of addressing inflation, as well as matching expected growth in the sector.

 

10.       The General Manager of Economic Development and Culture report to Budget Committee on a plan for managing Nathan Phillips Square by June 2010.

 

Emergency Medical Services

 

11.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Emergency Medical Services of $165.266 million gross and $65.647 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Central Ambulance Communication Centre (CACC)

16,439.6

 

99.6

Corporate Charges

5,914.5

 

2,957.2

Operation Support Services

23,251.0

 

8,600.4

Operations

110,963.4

 

50,620.5

Program Development & Service Quality

 

8,697.5

 

3,369.7

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

165,266.0

 

65,647.4

 

12.       City Council request the Province to provide its full share of 100% funding for Emergency Medical Services’ Central Ambulance Communication Centre (CACC) and Systems Services.

 

13.       The General Manager of Emergency Medical Services negotiate with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care to continue the EMS Nurses Initiative beyond March 2011 at 100% Provincial funding and to report back on the outcome during the 2011 budget process.

 

14.       The information contained in confidential attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Emergency Medical Services, remain confidential until the outcome of Council's decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

Long-Term Care Homes and Services

 

15.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Long-Term Care Homes & Services of $220.626 million gross and $46.773 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Divisional Office

1,444.0

 

111.0

Toronto Homes

207,710.4

 

45,353.7

Community Based Services

   11,472.1

 

  1,308.6

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

220,626.6

 

46,773.4

 

16.       Council approve the new Nutrition and Dietetic services enhancements as required by the Long-Term Care Homes Act Draft Regulation, ($0.803 million gross, $0 net), subject to Provincial funding.

 

17.       The information contained in confidential attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Long-Term Care Homes and Services, remain confidential until the outcome of Council's decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

Parks, Forestry and Recreation

 

18.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Parks, Forestry and Recreation of $359.881 million gross and $260.623 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Parks

Community Recreation

Urban Forestry

Parks Development and Capital Projects

Policy and Strategic Planning

Management Services

126,128.8

162,997.7

41,112.4

7,448.2

4,004.1

18,190.0

 

106,561.3

107,640.9

28,537.1

4,630.1

4,004.1

9,249.6

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

359,881.2

 

260,623.1

 

19.       The General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation allocate available Welcome Policy funding by season, proportional to seasonal registration to a maximum of the budgeted Welcome Policy funding of $8.000 million.

 

20.       The General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation be requested to report to the Community Development and Recreation Committee, prior to the 2011 budget process, on a strategy for converting the Welcome Policy program from ‘program-based’ into ‘dollar-based’ subsidy.

 

21.       The General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation be requested to report to the Community Development and Recreation Committee, early in 2011 on the development of a strategy for the equitable distribution of all recreation subsidies to children and youth, adults and seniors proportionate to the number of low income residents in each Ward.

 

22.       Parks, Forestry and Recreation review future impacts of capital projects on operating budgets and consider strategies, including optional models for service delivery, to mitigate future operating budget impacts.

 

23.       City Council direct that any RFP or REOI for the Earl Bales and Centennial Ski Hills include conditions that will provide for continued free programs for Welcome Policy users and continued access for programs targeted to priority neighbourhoods and the disability community.

 

23.       1The information contained in confidential attachment I of the Budget Analyst Briefing Notes, as it pertains to Parks, Forestry and Recreation, remain confidential until the outcome of Council’s decision has been communicated to the Unions and affected staff.

 

Shelter, Support and Housing Administration

 

24.       City Council approve the 2010 Recommended Operating Budget for Shelter,  Support and Housing Administration of $854.683 million gross and $258.680 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Program Support

2,616.4

 

2,396.5

Social Housing

650,739.5