Item - 2011.CC5.1

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on March 8, 2011 with amendments.

CC5.1 - Report on Lobbying during a Procurement Process

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on March 8 and 9, 2011, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council receive the findings in the report (February 28, 2011) from the Lobbyist Registrar.

 

2.         City Council request the City Solicitor in consultation with the Lobbyist Registrar to report back to Council on clarifying and strengthening the Lobbying By-law with respect to lobbying during City procurement processes.

 

3.         City Council request the City Manager and the City Solicitor to report back to Council on measures to require City staff to report breaches of the Lobbying By law to the Lobbyist Registrar.

 

4.         City Council request the City Solicitor and the Lobbyist Registrar to develop guidelines and protocols to deal with the procurement process as it relates to the retention of consultants and in particular report on provisions to condition their lobbying activities after working for the city on contract.

Background Information (City Council)

(February 28, 2011) covering report from the Lobbyist Registrar on lobbying during a procurement process (CC5.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-36209.pdf
(February 28, 2011) report from the Lobbyist Registrar on Lobbying During a Procurement Process
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-36210.pdf
(February 28, 2011) Appendix I - Interpretation Bulletin on Lobbying and Procurements
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-36211.pdf
(February 28, 2011) Appendix II - Exerpts on lobbying from Madame Jusice Bellamy's Report on the Toronto Computer Leasing Inquiry
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-36212.pdf

Motions (City Council)

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

That City Council request the City Solicitor and the Lobbyist Registrar to develop guidelines and protocols to deal with the procurement process as it relates to the retention of consultants and in particular report on provisions to condition their lobbying activites after working for the city on contract.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Mar-09-2011 2:50 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC5.1 - Vaughan motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 9 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, John Filion, Mike Layton, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Mar-09-2011 2:51 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC5.1 - item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, John Filion, Mike Layton, Ron Moeser, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

Declared Interests (City Council)

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Councillor Shelley Carroll - as her brother-in-law has become an employee of the Ontario Volleyball Association.
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council