Item - 2011.CA11.4

Tracking Status

CA11.4 - Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel, North York Panel, Scarborough Panel and Toronto and East York Panel - Appointments

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on October 24 and 25, 2011, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend the composition of the Committee of Adjustment by reducing the number of North York panels from two panels of 5 members each to one panel of 5 members.

 

2.         City Council appoint the individuals listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel and Toronto and East York Panel, for a term of office starting on November 1, 2011 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

 

3.         City Council waive the term limit provision of the Public Appointments Policy to appoint the individual listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel, for a term of office starting on November 1, 2011 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

 

4.         City Council identify the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 2 as alternates for the Civic Appointments Committee to consider, in the order listed, for appointment to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel and Toronto and East York Panel should a vacancy occur during the term.

 

5.         City Council appoint the 5 individuals listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the transmittal (October 18, 2011) from the Civic Appointments Committee [CA11.4a] to the Committee of Adjustment North York Panel, for a term of office starting on November 1, 2011 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

 

6.         City Council waive the term limit provision of the Public Appointments Policy to appoint the individual listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the transmittal (October 18, 2011) from the Civic Appointments Committee [CA11.4a] to the Committee of Adjustment North York Panel, for a term of office starting on November 1, 2011 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

 

7.         City Council identify the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 2 to the transmittal (October 18, 2011) from the Civic Appointments Committee [CA11.4a] as alternates for the Civic Appointments Committee to consider, in the order listed, for appointment to the Committee of Adjustment North York Panel should a vacancy occur during the term.

 

8.         City Council authorize the Chief Planner to report directly to City Council, should the Chief Planner determine that the composition of the Committee of Adjustment needs to be amended by adding additional members to the North York Panel.

 

9.         City Council appoint the individuals listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the transmittal (October 18, 2011) from the Civic Appointments Committee [CA11.4b] to the Committee of Adjustment Scarborough Panel for a term of office starting on November 1, 2011 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

 

10.       City Council authorize the City Clerk to make the appointees' names public once appointed by Council and the appointees have been notified.

  

11.       City Council direct that the names of the candidates identified as alternates remain confidential until appointed as a member, as required under the Public Appointments Policy.

 

12.        City Council authorize and direct the City Solicitor to introduce any necessary bills needed to give effect to the amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 4 of the City of Toronto Municipal Code and the appointments.

 

City Council has appointed the following persons to the Committee of Adjustment:

 

Etobicoke York Panel

 

-           Douglas Colbourne

-           Fred Dominelli

-           Dominic Gulli

-           Mary-Anne Popescu

-           Paul M. Valenti

 

North York Panel

 

-           Astra Burka

-           Isaac Lallouz 

-           Edwin (Ted) Shepherd

-           Rick Ross

-           Maria Rossin

 

Scarborough Panel

 

-           Sabnavis Gopikrishna

-           Sean Karmali

-           Cynthia Lai

-           Rolf Rogde

-           Worrick Russell

 

Toronto and East York Panel

 

Panel A:

 

-           Robert Brown

-           Christian Chan

-           Barbara Leonhardt

-           Donna McCormick

-           Mary Pitsitikas

 

Panel B:

 

-           Gillian Burton

-           Yim Chan

-           Heather Gardiner

-           David Pond

-           John Tassiopoulos

 

Each of the Confidential Attachments 2 respecting alternates 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 being considered for appointment to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel, North York Panel, and Toronto and East York Panel.  The alternates' names will be made public if appointed to the Committee of Adjustment.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on October 24, 2011, and considered confidential information on this Item as it relates to personal information about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Committee of Adjustment.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel, North York Panel, Scarborough Panel and Toronto and East York Panel

Background Information (City Council)

(October 18, 2011) Transmittal from the Civic Appointments Committee forwarding recommendations on appointments to the Committee of Adjustment North York Panel (CA11.4a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-41894.pdf
(October 18, 2011) Transmittal from the Civic Appointments Committee forwarding recommendations on appointments to the Committee of Adjustment Scarborough Panel (CA11.4b)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-41895.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Report of Committee of the Whole

Speaker Nunziata advised that motion 1 by Councillor Doucette had been brought forward for consideration by City Council.


1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Sarah Doucette (Lost)

That City Council adopt the recommendations contained in the Confidential Attachment to the Motion by Councillor Sarah Doucette.
 

Vote (Amend Item) Oct-25-2011 7:22 PM

Result: Lost (tie) Majority Required - CA11.4 - Doucette - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 19 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, David Shiner, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 19 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mark Grimes, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz

2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Jaye Robinson (Carried)

That City Council adopt the recommendations from the Civic Appointments Committee in its transmittal (October 18, 2011) [CA11.4a] with the recommendations amended now to read as follows:

 

1.         City Council amend the composition of the Committee of Adjustment by reducing the number of North York panels from two panels of 5 members each to one panel of 5 members.

 

2.         City Council appoint the 5 individuals listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Committee of Adjustment North York Panel, for a term of office starting on November 1, 2011 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

 

3.         City Council waive the term limit provision of the Public Appointments Policy to appoint the individual listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Committee of Adjustment North York Panel, for a term of office starting on November 1, 2011 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

 

4.         City Council authorize the City Clerk to make the appointees' names public once appointed by Council and the appointees have been notified.

 

5.         City Council identify the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 2 as alternates for the Civic Appointments Committee to consider, in the order listed, for appointment should a vacancy occur during the term.

 

6.         City Council direct that the names of the candidates identified as alternates remain confidential until appointed as a member, as required under the Public Appointments Policy.

 

7.         City Council authorize and direct the City Solicitor to introduce any necessary bills needed to give effect to the amendments Municipal Code Chapter 4 of the City of Toronto Municipal Code and the appointments.

 

8.         City Council authorize the Chief Planner to report directly to City Council, should the Chief Planner determine that the composition of the Committee of Adjustment needs to be amended by adding additional members to the North York Panel.

Vote (Amend Item) Oct-25-2011 7:23 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA11.4 - Robinson - motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mark Grimes, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Karen Stintz

3a - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

That Recommendation 1 be amended by deleting the date "January 30, 2012" and inserting the date "November 1, 2011"  and deleting the words "at the pleasure of Council" so that it now reads as follows:

 

1.         City Council appoint the individuals listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel and Toronto and East York Panel, for a term of office starting on November 1, 2011 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

Vote (Amend Item) Oct-25-2011 7:25 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA11.4 - Thompson - motion 3a
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mark Grimes, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Karen Stintz

3b - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

That City Council adopt the recommendations from the Civic Appointments Committee in its transmittal(October 18, 2011) [CA11.4b] with the recommendations amended to now read as follows:

 

1.         City Council appoint the individuals listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Committee of Adjustment Scarborough Panel for a term of office starting on November 1, 2011 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Clerk to make the appointees' names public once appointed by Council and the appointees have been notified.

 

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

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Oct-25-2011 7:26 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA11.4 - Thompson - motion 3b
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Shelley Carroll, Janet Davis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gord Perks
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Mark Grimes, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Denzil Minnan-Wong

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Oct-25-2011 7:27 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA11.4 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Shelley Carroll, Sarah Doucette, Mary Fragedakis, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, Gord Perks, Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Mark Grimes, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Denzil Minnan-Wong

CA11.4 - Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel, North York Panel, Scarborough Panel and Toronto and East York Panel - Appointments

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel, North York Panel, Scarborough Panel and Toronto and East York Panel

Committee Recommendations

Civic Appointments Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint the individuals listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel and Toronto and East York Panel, at the pleasure of Council, for a term of office starting on January 30, 2012 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

 

2.         City Council waive the term limit provision of the Public Appointments Policy to appoint the individual listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel, at the pleasure of Council, for a term of office starting on January 30, 2012 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Clerk to make the appointees' names public once appointed by Council and the appointees have been notified.

 

4.         City Council identify the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 2 as alternates for the Civic Appointments Committee to consider, in the order listed, for appointment should a vacancy occur during the term.

  

5.         City Council direct that the names of the candidates identified as alternates remain confidential until appointed as a member, as required under the Public Appointments Policy.

 

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

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Civic Appointments Committee recessed its public session and met in closed session to consider confidential information on this Item related to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel, North York Panel, Scarborough Panel and Toronto and East York Panel.

 

The Civic Appointments Committee deferred consideration of appointments to the Committee of Adjustment North York Panel until its next scheduled meeting.

 

The Civic Appointment Committee did not consider appointments to Committee of Adjustment Scarborough Panel pending Civic Appointments Committee Panel 6 conducting further interviews and reporting back on recommendations to fill the full composition of the Committee of Adjustment Scarborough Panel.

Summary

Civic Appointments Committee Panels 4, 5, 6, and 7 will interview a shortlist of candidates for appointment to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel, North York Panel, Scarborough Panel and Toronto and East York Panel.  The Panels will submit their recommendations to the full Civic Appointments Committee.

 

(Confidential Attachments will be forwarded under separate Confidential cover to Members of the Civic Appointments Committee only.)

Motions

Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

That Civic Appointments Committee defer consideration of appointments to the Committee of Adjustment North York Panel until its next scheduled meeting.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti (Carried)

That Civic Appointments Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint the individuals listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel and Toronto and East York Panel, at the pleasure of Council, for a term of office starting on January 30, 2012 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

 

2.         City Council waive the term limit provision of the Public Appointments Policy to appoint the individual listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Committee of Adjustment Etobicoke York Panel, at the pleasure of Council, for a term of office starting on January 30, 2012 and ending on November 30, 2014 and until successors are appointed.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Clerk to make the appointees' names public once appointed by Council and the appointees have been notified.

 

4.         City Council identify the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 2 as alternates for the Civic Appointments Committee to consider, in the order listed, for appointment should a vacancy occur during the term.

  

5.         City Council direct that the names of the candidates identified as alternates remain confidential until appointed as a member, as required under the Public Appointments Policy.

 

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

Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council