Item - 2011.CC9.3

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 14, 2011 with amendments.

CC9.3 - Downsview Area Secondary Plan - Official Plan Amendment, Rezoning and Subdivision Applications - Direction Report for Ontario Municipal Board Hearing

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
8 - York West, 9 - York Centre, 10 - York Centre

City Council Decision

City Council on June 14 and 15, 2011, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt the confidential recommendations in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 3, 2011) from the City Solicitor, as amended.

 

2.         City Council authorize the public release of the confidential instructions in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 3, 2011) from the City Solicitor, as amended and Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (June 3, 2011) from the City Solicitor.

 

The following confidential instructions, as amended, contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 3, 2011) from the City Solicitor have been adopted by City Council and are now public:

 

1.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor and other appropriate staff to attend at the Ontario Municipal Board in support of the revised official plan amendment application described in Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (June 3, 2011) from the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council direct the appropriate City staff, through the District Plan process in the Downsview Secondary Plan area, to request that the 2 acres of land required for the new Downsview Toronto Fire Services station be donated by Parc Downsview Park (PDP) to the City of Toronto.

 

3.         City Council request the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, through the District planning process and the review of the development applications in the William Baker District, to ensure the existing woodlot is protected.

 

4.         City Council request the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, through the District planning process and the review of development applications in the William Baker District, to examine minimum and maximum vehicular parking standards within 100 metres and 500 metres of a subway station.

 

5.         City Council authorize City Officials to take all necessary action to give effect to the foregoing.

 

The balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 3, 2011) from the City Solicitor remains confidential in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it contains advice or communications that are subject to solicitor-client privilege and litigation or potential litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies, boards, and commissions in connection with appeals currently at the Ontario Municipal Board.

 

Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (June 3, 2011) from the City Solicitor is now public in its entirety and can be accessed under Background Information (City Council).

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on June 15, 2011, and considered confidential information on this Item that contains advice or communications that are subject to solicitor-client privilege and litigation or potential litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies, boards, and commissions in connection with appeals currently at the Ontario Municipal Board.  City Council issued confidential instructions to staff which are now public.

Confidential Attachment - Advice or communications that are subject to solicitor-client privilege and litigation or potential litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions in connection with appeals currently at the Ontario Municipal Board

Background Information (City Council)

(June 3, 2011) Report from the City Solicitor on Downsview Area Secondary Plan - Official Plan Amendment, Rezoning and Subdivision Applications - Direction Report for Ontario Muncipal Board Hearing
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-38785.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 to report (June 3, 2011) from the City Solicitor
Confidential Attachment 2 to report (June 3, 2011) from the City Solicitor - made public on June 21, 2011
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-38793.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Report of Committee of the Whole

 June 15, 2011 – 7:26 p.m. – Committee of the Whole rose, reconvened as Council and met in public session in the Council Chamber.
 
Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had completed its closed session consideration of Item CC9.3 headed "Downsview Area Secondary Plan – Official Plan Amendment, Rezoning and Subdivision Applications – Direction Report for Ontario Municipal Board Hearing."
 
Council had issued confidential instructions to staff.
 
Speaker Nunziata advised that Council would now proceed with the public debate on this Item.


1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Anthony Perruzza (Out of Order)

 That City Council adopt the instructions contained in the confidential motions from Councillor Perruzza, as circulated.

Ruling by Councillor Frances Nunziata (Upheld)
Speaker Nunziata, having regard for Council's decision in the closed session, ruled motion 1 by Councillor Perruzza out of order.
Challenged by Councillor Anthony Perruzza


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-15-2011 7:35 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC9.3 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes 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, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 12 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council