Item - 2011.CA9.4

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on September 21, 2011 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Civic Appointments Committee on September 1, 2011 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on September 21, 2011.
  • See also Item XA1.1

CA9.4 - Metro Toronto Convention Centre Board of Directors - Appointments

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on September 21 and 22, 2011, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Corporation Board of Directors, at the pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on December 31, 2012, renewable without further recruitment for a term ending on November 30, 2014, and until successors are appointed, under Council’s Public Appointments Policy and the Metropolitan Toronto Convention Centre Corporation Act.

 

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 identify the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 2 as alternates for the Civic Appointments Committee to consider for appointment, in the order listed, if a vacancy occurs during the term.

 

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

 

City Council has appointed the following persons to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Corporation Board of Directors:

 

-           Charles Cutts

-           Hatty Reisman

-           Stephen A. Smith

 

Confidential Attachment 2 remains confidential in its entirety at this time, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it contains information about identifiable persons.  The alternates' names will be made public if appointed to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Corporation Board of Directors.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council considered the following Items from the Civic Appointments Committee together:

 

CA4.5, CA6.1, CA6.2, CA9.1, CA9.2, CA9.3, CA9.4, CA9.5, C9.6, CA9.7 and CA9.8.

 

Motions of a general nature moved during consideration of the above noted Items have been included on Item CA9.8.

 

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in four closed sessions on September 21 and 22, 2011, and considered confidential information on these Items as they relate to personal information about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Board of Directors.

Motions (City Council)

3 - Motion to Refer Item moved by Councillor Shelley Carroll (Lost)

That City Council refer the following Items back to the Civic Appointments Committee and the Committee be directed to review its recommended public appointments to ensure that a balance of experienced and new members is achieved, as per the Public Appointments Policy:

 

-   CA9.4 Metro Toronto Convention Centre Board of Directors – Appointments

 

-   CA9.5 Toronto Parking Authority Board of Directors – Appointments

 

-   CA9.6 Toronto Public Library Board – Appointments.

Vote (Refer Item) Sep-22-2011 8:06 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - Carroll - motion 3
Total members that voted Yes: 17 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 27 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio, John Parker (Chair), James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Frank Di Giorgio

4 - Motion to Refer Item moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Lost)

City Council refer the following Civic Appointments Committee Items back to the Civic Appointments Committee for further consideration and the Committee be directed to conduct new interviews:

 

CA6.1 – Toronto Police Services Board

CA6.2 – Toronto Port Authority

CA9.4 – Metro Toronto Convention Centre Board of Directors

CA9.5 – Toronto Parking Authority Board of Directors

CA9.6 – Toronto Public Library Board,

 

and staff be directed to provide the Committee with qualifications summaries and diversity information on the applicants for these boards.

 

Motion 4 by Councillor Perks, as it pertains to CA9.4, was not put to a vote.

Ruling by Deputy Speaker John Parker
Deputy Speaker Parker ruled that portion of motion 4 by Councillor Perks pertaining to CA9.4 redundant, given that City Council had already voted on referral motion 3 by Councillor Carroll, which lost.


Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Sep-22-2011 8:27 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA9.4 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 34 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio, John Parker (Chair), James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 10 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, Chin Lee, Gord Perks, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Frank Di Giorgio

CA9.4 - Metro Toronto Convention Centre Board of Directors - Appointments

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Board of Directors.

Committee Recommendations

The Civic Appointments Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Corporation Board of Directors, at the pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on December 31, 2012, renewable without further recruitment for a term ending on November 30, 2014, and until successors are appointed, under Council’s Public Appointments Policy and the Metropolitan Toronto Convention Centre Corporation Act.

 

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 identify the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 2 as alternates for the Civic Appointments Committee to consider for appointment, in the order listed, if a vacancy occurs during the term.

 

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

Summary

Civic Appointments Committee Panel 1 submits its recommendations on appointments to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Board of Directors.

 

(Confidential Attachments 1 and 2 will be forwarded under separate Confidential cover to Members of the Civic Appointments Committee only.)

Motions

1 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

That the Civic Appointments Committee recommend to City Council that:

 

1.         City Council appoint the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre Corporation Board of Directors, at the pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on December 31, 2012, renewable without further recruitment for a term ending on November 30, 2014, and until successors are appointed, under Council’s Public Appointments Policy and the Metropolitan Toronto Convention Centre Corporation Act.

 

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 identify the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 2 as alternates for the Civic Appointments Committee to consider for appointment, in the order listed, if a vacancy occurs during the term.

 

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

Vote (Adopt Item) Sep-01-2011

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA9.4 - Thompson - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 7 Members that voted Yes are Raymond Cho, Mary Fragedakis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Doug Ford, Jaye Robinson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council