Item - 2011.EX13.1

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on November 29, 2011 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by Executive Committee on November 21, 2011 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on November 29, 2011.
  • See also By-law 1423-2011

EX13.1 - 2012 Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Water and 2012 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on November 29, 30 and December 1, 2011, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the following:

 

a.         Effective January 1, 2012, the combined water and wastewater rates charged to metered consumers shall be as shown below and in Appendix B attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water:

 

Annual Consumption

Paid on or before the due date, $/m3

Paid after the due date, $/m3

Block 1 - All consumers, including Industrial consumption of first 6,000 m3

 

$2.4897

 

 

$2.6209

 

Block 2 - Industrial tax class, volumes consumed over 6,000 m3, representing 30 percent  reduction from the Block 1 Rate

 

$1.7428

 

 

$1.8345

 

b.         The water and wastewater rates charged to flat rate consumers be increased by 9 percent, effective January 1, 2012, to the rates shown in Appendix B attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

c.         Effective January 1, 2012, the water and wastewater service fees shall be as shown in Appendix C attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

d.         Effective January 1, 2012, an inspection fee be charged for the reuse of residential City sewer connection up to 150 mm with the fee to be set at $500.00 per service to be reused, as set out in Appendix C - Schedule 3, Wastewater Services, Ref. No. 15, attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

e.         Effective January 1, 2012, a fee be charged for Technical Review by Toronto Water staff – Application to Toronto Water for exemption to permit the construction of a driveway sloped downwards towards a residential building with the fee to be set at $1,500.00 per application, as set out in Appendix C - Schedule 3,Wastewater Services, Ref. No. 16, attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

f.          Effective January 1, 2012, a fee be charged for Technical Review by Toronto Water staff – Application to Toronto Water for new connection or relocation of storm, sanitary or water supply connection with the fee to be set at $300 minimum fee; additional $74/hour for each hour after 4 hours to a maximum fee of $1,500 per application, as set out in Appendix C - Schedule 3, Wastewater Services, Ref. No. 17, attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

g.         Effective January 1, 2012, a fee be charged for Technical Review by Toronto Water staff - Application to Toronto Water for request to encroach within a City permanent or temporary easement (related to City water and sewer infrastructure) with the fee to be set at $300 minimum fee; additional $74/hour for each hour after 4 hours to a maximum fee of $1,500 per application, as set out in Appendix C - Schedule 3, Wastewater Services, Ref. No. 18; attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

h.         Effective January 1, 2012, a fee be charged for Technical Review by Toronto Water staff – Application to Toronto Water for request to release from title a City easement (related to City water and/or sewer infrastructure) with the fee to be set at $300 minimum fee; additional $74/hour for each hour after 4 hours to a maximum fee of $1,500 per application, as set out in Appendix C – Schedule 3, Wastewater Services, Ref. No. 19; attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water; and

 

i.          The General Manager, Toronto Water be directed to ensure that only in instances where a Water Service Turn-Off request is followed by a Water Service Turn-On request within 30 minutes of City staff providing the Water Service Turn-Off, the additional $75.00 Water Service Turn-On Fee be waived providing City staff did not leave the given property during the time period.

 

2.         With respect to assistance for low-income seniors and low-income disabled persons, City Council approve the following:

 

a.         The rebate for eligible low-income seniors and low-income disabled persons be set at a rate of $0.7469  /m3, effective January 1, 2012, representing a  30 percent  reduction from the Block 1 Rate (paid on or before the due date).

 

3.          City Council authorize, effective January 1, 2012, amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 849-18 "Eligibility For Block 2 Rate" which would allow the General Manager, Toronto Water, authority to resolve non-compliance issues wherein failure to do so within six (6) months, to the satisfaction of the General Manager, Toronto Water, would remove the Block 2 Rate eligibility.

 

4.         City Council authorize staff to consult with the City's major water stakeholders on funding options to address the capital funding deficiencies of the Program, including potential changes to the water rate pricing structure, and report back through the appropriate Committee in June 2012 so that any approved changes can be incorporated into the 2013 Toronto Water Budget and Rate Setting Process.

 

5.         City Council authorize the necessary amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 441, Fees and Charges and Municipal Code Chapter 849, Water and Sewage Services and Utility Bill, and any other necessary Municipal Code Chapters as may be required, to give effect to Parts 1, 2 and 3, above.

 

6.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce any necessary Bills required to implement Council’s decision, subject to any necessary refinements, including stylistic, format and organization, as may be identified by the City Solicitor, the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

7.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary actions to give effect to Council's decision.

 

Toronto Water - 2012 Recommended Operating Budget

 

8.         City Council approve the 2012 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Water of $381.553 million gross and $511.780 million in capital-from-current contribution, as funded by the water and wastewater user rates and other recoveries, comprised of the following services: 

 

Service(s)

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Water Supply & Treatment

66,916.0

 

0

Wastewater Treatment

103,356.4

 

0

District Operations

88,969.0

 

0

Water Infrastructure Management

9,557.8

 

0

Business Operations Management

17,961.6

 

0

Operational Support

36,398.1

 

0

Program Support

58,667.3

 

0

Capital–from–Current Contribution

511,779.7

 

0

Total Program Budget

893,332.9

 

0

9.         City Council maintain the information in Confidential Attachment 1 as confidential until the outcome of City Council's decision has been communicated to the Union and affected staff. 

 

Toronto Water – 2012-2021 Capital Plan

10.       City Council approve the 2012 Recommended Capital Budget for Toronto Water with a total project cost of ($84.206 million), and 2012 cash flow of $607.517 million and future year commitments of $1.876 billion comprised of the following:

a.         New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.          258 new/change in scope sub-projects with a 2012 total project cost of ($84.206 million) that requires cash flow of $31.181 million in 2012 and a future year commitment/commitment adjustment of ($46.332 million) in 2013, ($116.851 million) in 2014, ($71.573 million) in 2015, $34.857 million in 2016, ($6.715 million) in 2017, $34.232 million in 2018, $32.688 million in 2019, ($9.625 million) in 2020 and $33.932 million in 2021; and

 

ii.         208 previously approved sub-projects with a 2012 cash flow of $576.336 million and a future year commitment of $574.174million in 2013, $503.660 million in 2014, $406.285 million in 2015, $171.223 million in 2016, $121.741 million in 2017, $89.599 million in 2018, $69.707 million in 2019 and $54.928 million in 2020;

11.       City Council approve the 2013-2021 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Water totalling $5.393 billion in project estimates, comprised of $128.956 million in 2013; $351.171 million in 2014; $432.900 million in 2015; $568.497 million in 2016; $659.022 million in 2017; $694.189 million in 2018; $769.076 million in 2019; $883.792 million in 2020; and $905.115 million in 2021.

12.       City Council consider operating impacts of $0.150 million in 2014; $0.397 million in 2015; $0.346 million in 2016; $0.152 million in 2017; $0.053 million in 2018; $0.115 million in 2019; $6.990 million in 2020; and, $4.878 million in 2021 emanating from the approval of the 2012 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2012 and future year operating budgets.

13.       City Council approve the transfer of $18.455 million to the Water Capital Financing Reserve (XR6003) from the Toronto Universal Metering project (CPW515-1).

14.       City Council approve the transfer of $13.760 million to the Wastewater Capital Financing Reserve (XR6004) from the 2004 Sewer Development Charge Reserve (XR2026).

15.       City Council request the General Manager of Toronto Water in consultation with the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to report to the Budget Committee in June 2012 on strategies to maximize funding capacity and/or provide reductions in current project costs to address existing and emerging unfunded capital priorities for consideration prior to the 2013 Capital Budget process.

 

16.       City Council receive for information the Budget Briefing Notes and Wrap Up Notes for the 2012 Operating and Capital Budgets of the 2012 Rate Supported Budget for Toronto Water and 2012 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees.

 

17.       City Council refer the following motions by Councillor De Baeremaeker to the Budget Committee for consideration with the 2013 capital budget process:

 

That:

 

a.         City Council amend the 2012-2021 Capital budget to include a $5 million allocation to the Scarborough Waterfront Trail and Erosion Control Project with the offset to come from the contribution to the Toronto Water Capital Reserve.

  

b.         City Council amend the 2012-2021 Capital budget by including a $3 million increase to the Land Acquisition for Source Water Protection Fund with the offset to come from the contribution to the Toronto Water Capital Reserve.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 referred to in Part 9 above remains confidential in its entirety, at this time, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to personal matters about identifiable individuals.  The confidential information will be made public once the outcome of City Council’s decision has been communicated to the Union and affected staff.

Background Information (Committee)

(November 10, 2011) Letter from the Budget Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42352.pdf
(November 9, 2011) Report and Appendix A from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and General Manager, Toronto Water on the 2012 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42317.pdf
(November 9, 2011) Appendix B - 2012 Water Rates for Metered and Flat Rate Customers and Appendix C 2012 Water and Wastewater Service Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42318.pdf
(November 4, 2011) City Budget 2012 Toronto Water Capital Budget Analyst Notes
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42319.pdf
(November 4, 2011) City Budget 2012 Toronto Water Operating Budget Analyst Notes
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42320.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Revised Toronto Water Program Appendix 3 - 2012 Recommended Capital Budget; 2013 to 2021 Capital Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42330.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Revised Toronto Wastewater Program Appendix 3 - 2012 Recommended Capital Budget: 2013 to 2021 Capital Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42332.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Appendix 4 - Toronto Water Capital Program - 2012 Recommended Cash Flow and Future and Year Commitments
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42322.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Appendix 4 - Toronto Wastewater Capital Program - 2012 Recommended Cash Flow and Future Year Commitments
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42323.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Appendix 5 - Toronto Water Capital Program - 2012 Recommended Capital Project with Financing Details
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42324.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Appendix 5 - Toronto Wastewater Capital Program - 2012 Recommended Capital Project with Financing Details
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42325.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Appendix 3 - Toronto Water Operating Program - Summary of 2012 Recommended Service Changes
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42326.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Appendix 4 - Toronto Water Operating Program - Summary of 2012 Recommended New/Enhanced Service Priority Actions
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42327.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Presentation by General Manager, Toronto Water on the Toronto Water 2012 Recommended Operating Budget and 2012 - 2021 Capital Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42321.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Memo from the Director, Financial Planning Division regarding Rate Supported Programs - Briefing Notes on Toronto Water and Solid Waste Management Issues
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42471.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Wrap-Notes to Executive Committee - 2012 Recommended Operating Budget Rate Supported Programs
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42485.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Wrap-Notes to Executive Committee - 2012-2021 Recommended Capital Budget and Plan - Rate Supported Programs
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42486.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(November 28, 2011) Supplementary report from the General Manager, Toronto Water on water service turn-off/turn-on requests, and single service call implications (EX13.1b)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-42563.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(November 18, 2011) E-mail from Victoria Schei (EX.New.EX13.1.1)
(November 15, 2011) E-mail from Betty Karsh (EX.New.EX13.1.2)
(November 18, 2011) E-mail from Allen Elias (EX.New.EX13.1.3)
(November 20, 2011) E-mail from Gerry Cooper, Public Policy Advisor, People for Safe Drinking Water (EX.New.EX13.1.4)
(November 20, 2011) E-mail from Victoria Schei (EX.New.EX13.1.5)
(November 21, 2011) E-mail from Karen Buck (EX.New.EX13.1.6)
(November 20, 2011) E-mail from Frank Moir (EX.New.EX13.1.7)
(November 21, 2011) E-mail from Submission from Paul Lewkowicz, Centennial Community & Recreation Association (CCRA) with further 133 signatures to the petition submitted to the Budget Committee on November 10, 2011 (BU16.1.3) on file in the Office of the City Clerk (EX13.1.8) (EX.New.EX13.1.8)
(November 18, 2011) E-mail from Anna Schaefer, President, Markland Wood Homeowners Association (EX.New.Ex13.1.9)
(November 18, 2011) E-mail from Danuta and Marian Lewkowicz (EX.New.EX13.1.10)
(November 19, 2011) E-mail from Ralph Jeffers (EX.New.EX13.1.11)
(November 20, 2011) E-mail from Jennifer Karsh (EX.New.EX13.1.12)
(November 20, 2011) E-mail from Anthony Sibley (EX.New.EX13.1.13)
(November 2, 2011) E-mail from Petition containing 10 signatures regarding Highland Creek Treatment Plant (EX.New.EX13.1.14)
(November 18, 2011) Letter from Ann Dembinski, President, CUPE Local 79 (EX.New.EX13.1.15)

Communications (City Council)

(November 24, 2011) E-mail from Tony Sibley (CC.Supp.EX13.1.16)
(November 27, 2011) E-mail from Victoria Schei (CC.Supp.EX13.1.17)
(November 21, 2011) Letter from Paul Lewkowicz, Centennial Community and Recreation Association (CC.Supp.EX13.1.18)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Mike Layton (Lost)

That City Council delete Executive Committee Recommendation 3 and replace it with a new Recommendation 3 as follows:

 

Recommendation 3 to be deleted:

 

3.         City Council authorize, effective January 1, 2012, amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 849 – 18 "Eligibility for Block 2 Rate" by way of removing the eligibility criteria for Block 2 rate customers contained in sections 849 - 18 (C),  (D) and (E)  pertaining to

 

a.         compliance with the City's Sewers By-law;

 

b.         installing effluent monitoring equipment accessible to City staff on a twenty-four hour basis; and

 

c.         providing a comprehensive water conservation plan.

 

New Recommendation 3:

 

3.         City Council request the General Manager of Toronto Water to report through the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on the advantages and disadvantages of the current eligibility criteria for the Block 2 rate customers contained in Municipal Code Chapter 849 – 18 "Eligibility for Block 2 Rate" and options for improving administration of the program while achieving city policy objectives.

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-29-2011 4:00 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX13.1 - Layton Motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 21 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 23 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Michael Thompson

2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Lost)

That:

 

1.         City Council amend Executive Committee Recommendation 4 by inserting the words "and other interested groups" so that Recommendation 4 now reads as follows:

 

4.         City Council authorize staff to consult with the City's major water stakeholders and other interested groups on funding options to address the capital funding deficiencies of the Program, including potential changes to the water rate pricing structure, and report back through the appropriate Committee in June 2012 so that any approved changes can be incorporated into the 2013 Toronto Water Budget and Rate Setting Process.

 

2.         City Council add the following recommendation:

 

             City Council request the Government of Canada to continue funding water infrastructure projects.

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-29-2011 4:03 PM

Result: Lost (tie) Majority Required - EX13.1 - Motion 2 - Davis
Total members that voted Yes: 22 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 22 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Michael Thompson

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

That City Council delete Executive Committee Recommendation 3 and replace it with a new Recommendation 3 as follows:

 

Recommendation 3 to be deleted

 

3.         City Council authorize, effective January 1, 2012, amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 849 – 18 "Eligibility for Block 2 Rate" by way of removing the eligibility criteria for Block 2 rate customers contained in sections 849 - 18 (C),  (D) and (E)  pertaining to

 

a.         compliance with the City's Sewers By-law;

 

b.         installing effluent monitoring equipment accessible to City staff on a twenty-four hour basis; and

 

c.         providing a comprehensive water conservation plan.

 

New Recommendation 3

 

3.         City Council authorize, effective January 1, 2012, amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 849-18 "Eligibility For Block 2 Rate" which would allow the General Manager, Toronto Water, authority to resolve non-compliance issues wherein failure to do so within six (6) months, to the satisfaction of the General Manager, Toronto Water, would remove the Block 2 Rate eligibility. 

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-29-2011 4:02 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX13.1 - Carroll - Motion 3
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, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, 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, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Ron Moeser, John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Michael Thompson

4 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following recommendations contained in the report (November 28, 2011) from the General Manager, Toronto Water [EX13.1b]:

 

1.         City Council direct the General Manager, Toronto Water ensure that only in instances where a Water Service Turn-Off request is followed by a Water Service Turn-On request within 30 minutes of City staff providing the Water Service Turn-Off, the additional $75.00 Water Service Turn-On Fee be waived providing City staff did not leave the given property during the time period, and that;

 

2.                  City Council authorize the  necessary amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 441, Fees and Charges and Municipal Code Chapter 849, Water and Sewage Services and Utility Bill, and any other necessary Municipal Code Chapters as may be required, to give effect to Recommendation (1) above.

 

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-29-2011 4:04 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX13.1 - Shiner - Motion 4
Total members that voted Yes: 37 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, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Mike Del Grande, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Michael Thompson

5a - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Cesar Palacio (Out of Order)

That City Council direct the General Manager, Toronto Water, take steps to ensure that:

 

1.         Catch basins on Roseneath Gardens, Glenhurst Avenue and neighboring side streets be  maintained in a clean condition at all times;

 

2.         The sewer systems be flushed and maintained in a clean condition and roads swept and flushed to prevent accumulation of construction and leaf debris that could block catch basins;

 

3.         Sewage holding tanks be inspected frequently and cleaned as necessary and cleaning equipment and crews to be on standby when significant rainstorms are forecast;

 

4.         Residents be encouraged to install back flow protection valves and sump pumps and be informed of subsidies available under the Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program;

 

5.         Applications filed under the City's Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program by those in Study Area 3 with a history of basement flooding be processed as a priority to help guard against further basement flooding; and

 

6.         Due consideration be given to installing additional catch basins to alleviate basement flooding hardships dealt with by the local neighbourhood.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata ruled motion 5a by Councillor Palacio out of order as the subject of the motion was not before Council for debate.


5b - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Cesar Palacio (Out of Order)

That following the installation of the underground holding water tank in Nairn Park, listed as Project #3-04 on Table 1 Basement Flooding Protection Program - Project List 2012-2016 as referenced in Briefing Note 1 dated November 10, 2011, City Council direct the General Manager, Toronto Water, in conjunction with the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the local Ward Councillor to meet to ensure that the local Park is restored, including existing ammenities like walking paths, trees, lights and a playground with a water splash pad.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata ruled motion 5b by Councillor Palacio out of order as the subject of the motion was not before Council for debate.


6 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Adam Vaughan (Out of Order)

That:

 

1.         City Council direct the General Manager, Toronto Water to provide $156,000 in new funding to support Environment Days, and to source this funding from the current communication, environmental awareness programmes and community engagement budgets.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata (Upheld)
Speaker Nunziata ruled motion 6 by Councillor Vaughan out of order as there is no available money in the identified account and the subject of the motion is not part of the Item before Council.
Challenged by Councillor Adam Vaughan


7a - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Referred)

That City Council amend the 2012-2021 Capital budget to include a $5 million allocation to the Scarborough Waterfront Trail and Erosion Control Project with the offset to come from the contribution to the Toronto Water Capital Reserve.

 

Referred by motion 8 by Councillor Minnan-Wong.


7b - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Referred)

That City Council amend the 2012-2021 Capital budget by including a $3 million increase to the Land Acquisition for Source Water Protection Fund with the offset to come from the contribution to the Toronto Water Capital Reserve.

 

Referred by motion 8 by Councillor Minnan-Wong.


8 - Motion to Refer Motion moved by Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That motions 7a and 7b by Councillor De Baeremaeker be referred to the Budget Committee for consideration with the 2013 capital budget process.

Vote (Refer Motion) Nov-29-2011 4:05 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX13.1 - Motion 8 - Minnan Wong - Refer 7a and 7b
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz
Total members that voted No: 16 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Michael Thompson

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Nov-29-2011 4:06 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX13.1 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 43 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Michael Thompson

Declared Interests (City Council)

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Councillor Gord Perks - as it relates to the operating budget for Toronto Water's Blue Flag program, as his spouse works for an organization that receives a small fee to run the organization.

1a - Budget Briefing Notes and Wrap Up Notes - 2012 Rate Supported Budgets -Toronto Water and 2012 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees

Background Information (Committee)

(November 21, 2011) Memo from the Director, Financial Planning Division regarding Rate Supported Programs - Briefing Notes on Toronto Water and Solid Waste Management Issues
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42473.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Capital Budget - Budget Briefing Notes - Table of Contents - Toronto Water
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42475.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Budget Briefing Note 1 - 2012 Capital Budget Briefing Note - Basement Flooding Protection Program - Project List: 2012 to 2016
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42476.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Budget Briefing Note 2 - 2012 Capital Budget-Implementation of Automated Meter Reading as a Result of the Transfer of $18 million to the Capital Reserve
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42477.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Operating Budget Briefing Notes-Table of Contents-Toronto Water and Solid Waste Management Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42479.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Budget Briefing Note 1 - 2012 Operating Budget Briefing Note - Cost Assumptions for revenue loss regarding eligibility criteria for Block 2 rate customers
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42478.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Wrap-Notes to Executive Committee - 2012 Recommended Operating Budget Rate Supported Programs
(November 21, 2011) Wrap-Notes to Executive Committee - 2012-2021 Recommended Capital Budget and Plan - Rate Supported Programs
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42488.pdf

EX13.1 - 2012 Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Water and 2012 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the following:

 

a.         Effective January 1, 2012, the combined water and wastewater rates charged to metered consumers shall be as shown below and in Appendix B attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

Annual Consumption

Paid on or before the due date, $/m3

Paid after the due date, $/m3

Block 1 - All consumers, including Industrial consumption of first 6,000 m3

 

$2.4897

 

 

$2.6209

 

Block 2 - Industrial tax class, volumes consumed over 6,000 m3, representing 30 percent  reduction from the Block 1 Rate

 

$1.7428

 

 

$1.8345

 

b.         The water and wastewater rates charged to flat rate consumers be increased by 9 percent, effective January 1, 2012, to the rates shown in Appendix B attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

c.         Effective January 1, 2012, the water and wastewater service fees shall be as shown in Appendix C attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

d.         Effective January 1, 2012, an inspection fee be charged for the reuse of residential City sewer connection up to 150 mm with the fee to be set at $500.00 per service to be reused, as set out in Appendix C - Schedule 3, Wastewater Services, Ref. No. 15, attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

e.         Effective January 1, 2012, a fee be charged for Technical Review by Toronto Water staff – Application to Toronto Water for exemption to permit the construction of a driveway sloped downwards towards a residential building with the fee to be set at $1,500.00 per application, as set out in Appendix C - Schedule 3,Wastewater Services, Ref. No. 16, attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

f.          Effective January 1, 2012, a fee be charged for Technical Review by Toronto Water staff – Application to Toronto Water for new connection or relocation of storm, sanitary or water supply connection with the fee to be set at $300 minimum fee; additional $74/hour for each hour after 4 hours to a maximum fee of $1,500 per application, as set out in Appendix C - Schedule 3, Wastewater Services, Ref. No. 17, attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

g.         Effective January 1, 2012, a fee be charged for Technical Review by Toronto Water staff - Application to Toronto Water for request to encroach within a City permanent or temporary easement (related to City water and sewer infrastructure) with the fee to be set at $300 minimum fee; additional $74/hour for each hour after 4 hours to a maximum fee of $1,500 per application, as set out in Appendix C - Schedule 3, Wastewater Services, Ref. No. 18; attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

h.         Effective January 1, 2012, a fee be charged for Technical Review by Toronto Water staff – Application to Toronto Water for request to release from title a City easement (related to City water and/or sewer infrastructure) with the fee to be set at $300 minimum fee; additional $74/hour for each hour after 4 hours to a maximum fee of $1,500 per application, as set out in Appendix C – Schedule 3, Wastewater Services, Ref. No. 19; attached to the report (November 9, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, and the General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

2.         With respect to assistance for low-income seniors and low-income disabled persons City Council approve the following:

 

a.         The rebate for eligible low-income seniors and low-income disabled persons be set at a rate of  $0.7469  /m3, effective January 1, 2012, representing a  30 percent  reduction from the Block 1 Rate (paid on or before the due date).

 

3.         City Council authorize, effective January 1, 2012, amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 849 – 18 "Eligibility for Block 2 Rate" by way of removing the eligibility criteria for Block 2 rate customers contained in sections 849 - 18 (C),  (D) and (E)  pertaining to

 

a.         compliance with the City's Sewers By-law;

 

b.         installing effluent monitoring equipment accessible to City staff on a twenty-four hour basis; and

 

c.         providing a comprehensive water conservation plan.

 

4.         City Council authorize staff to consult with the City's major water stakeholders on funding options to address the capital funding deficiencies of the Program, including potential changes to the water rate pricing structure, and report back through the appropriate Committee in June 2012 so that any approved changes can be incorporated into the 2013 Toronto Water Budget and Rate Setting Process.

 

5.         City Council authorize the necessary amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 441, Fees and Charges and Municipal Code Chapter 849, Water and Sewage Services and Utility Bill, and any other necessary Municipal Code Chapters as may be required, to give effect to Recommendations (1), (2) and (3) above.

 

6.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce any necessary Bills required to implement these recommendations, subject to any necessary refinements, including stylistic, format and organization, as may be identified by the City Solicitor, the Deputy City Manager & Chief Financial Officer and General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

7.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary actions to give effect thereto.

 

Toronto Water - 2012 Recommended Operating Budget

 

8.         City Council approve the 2012 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Water of $381.553 million gross and $511.780 million in capital-from-current contribution, as funded by the water and wastewater user rates and other recoveries, comprised of the following services: 

 

Service(s)

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Water Supply & Treatment

66,916.0

 

0

Wastewater Treatment

103,356.4

 

0

District Operations

88,969.0

 

0

Water Infrastructure Management

9,557.8

 

0

Business Operations Management

17,961.6

 

0

Operational Support

36,398.1

 

0

Program Support

58,667.3

 

0

Capital–from–Current Contribution

511,779.7

 

0

Total Program Budget

893,332.9

 

0

9.         City Council maintain the information in Confidential Attachment 1 as confidential until the outcome of City Council's decision has been communicated to the Union and affected staff. 

 

Toronto Water – 2012-2021 Capital Plan

10.       City Council approve the 2012 Recommended Capital Budget for Toronto Water with a total project cost of ($84.206 million), and 2012 cash flow of $607.517 million and future year commitments of $1.876 billion comprised of the following:

a.         New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.          258 new/change in scope sub-projects with a 2012 total project cost of ($84.206 million) that requires cash flow of $31.181 million in 2012 and a future year commitment/commitment adjustment of ($46.332 million) in 2013, ($116.851 million) in 2014, ($71.573 million) in 2015, $34.857 million in 2016, ($6.715 million) in 2017, $34.232 million in 2018, $32.688 million in 2019, ($9.625 million) in 2020 and $33.932 million in 2021; and

 

ii.         208 previously approved sub-projects with a 2012 cash flow of $576.336 million and a future year commitment of $574.174million in 2013, $503.660 million in 2014, $406.285 million in 2015, $171.223 million in 2016, $121.741 million in 2017, $89.599 million in 2018, $69.707 million in 2019 and $54.928 million in 2020;

11.       City Council approve the 2013-2021 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Water totalling $5.393 billion in project estimates, comprised of $128.956 million in 2013; $351.171 million in 2014; $432.900 million in 2015; $568.497 million in 2016; $659.022 million in 2017; $694.189 million in 2018; $769.076 million in 2019; $883.792 million in 2020; and $905.115 million in 2021;

12.       City Council consider operating impacts of $0.150 million in 2014; $0.397 million in 2015; $0.346 million in 2016; $0.152 million in 2017; $0.053 million in 2018; $0.115 million in 2019; $6.990 million in 2020; and, $4.878 million in 2021 emanating from the approval of the 2012 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2012 and future year operating budgets;

13.       City Council approve the transfer of $18.455 million to the Water Capital Financing Reserve (XR6003) from the Toronto Universal Metering project (CPW515-1);

14.       City Council approve the transfer of $13.760 million to the Wastewater Capital Financing Reserve (XR6004) from the 2004 Sewer Development Charge Reserve (XR2026); and

15.       City Council request the General Manager of Toronto Water in consultation with the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to report to the Budget Committee in June 2012 on strategies to maximize funding capacity and/or provide reductions in current project costs to address existing and emerging unfunded capital priorities for consideration prior to the 2013 Capital Budget process.

 

16.       City Council receive for information the Budget Briefing Notes and Wrap Up Notes for the 2012 Operating and Capital Budgets of the 2012 Rate Supported Budget for Toronto Water and 2012 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Executive Committee requested the General Manager, Toronto Water, to report directly to Council on changes to service fees to facilitate same day turn on/turn off of water service to facilitate same day repairs.

 

The General Manager, Toronto Water, made a presentation to the Executive Committee.

Origin

(November 10, 2011) Letter from the Budget Committee

Summary

This report presents the recommended 2012 water and wastewater consumption rates and service fees arising from concurrent adoption of the recommended 2012 Toronto Water Operating and Capital Budgets.  It is recommended that the Block 1 and Block 2 rates for all users and flat rate accounts be increased by 9 percent effective January 1, 2012.  In addition, the report recommends: fee increases for seven services, reflecting market conditions and current costs to Toronto Water; the introduction of five new service fees reflecting costs incurred for technical reviews of property development specific matters;  and  amendments to the eligibility criteria for Block 2 rates, to improve customer service and enhance the economic competitiveness of industrial water consumers in the City of Toronto.

 

Background Information

(November 10, 2011) Letter from the Budget Committee
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42352.pdf
(November 9, 2011) Report and Appendix A from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and General Manager, Toronto Water on the 2012 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42317.pdf
(November 9, 2011) Appendix B - 2012 Water Rates for Metered and Flat Rate Customers and Appendix C 2012 Water and Wastewater Service Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42318.pdf
(November 4, 2011) City Budget 2012 Toronto Water Capital Budget Analyst Notes
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42319.pdf
(November 4, 2011) City Budget 2012 Toronto Water Operating Budget Analyst Notes
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42320.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Revised Toronto Water Program Appendix 3 - 2012 Recommended Capital Budget; 2013 to 2021 Capital Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42330.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Revised Toronto Wastewater Program Appendix 3 - 2012 Recommended Capital Budget: 2013 to 2021 Capital Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42332.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Appendix 4 - Toronto Water Capital Program - 2012 Recommended Cash Flow and Future and Year Commitments
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42322.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Appendix 4 - Toronto Wastewater Capital Program - 2012 Recommended Cash Flow and Future Year Commitments
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42323.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Appendix 5 - Toronto Water Capital Program - 2012 Recommended Capital Project with Financing Details
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42324.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Appendix 5 - Toronto Wastewater Capital Program - 2012 Recommended Capital Project with Financing Details
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42325.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Appendix 3 - Toronto Water Operating Program - Summary of 2012 Recommended Service Changes
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42326.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Appendix 4 - Toronto Water Operating Program - Summary of 2012 Recommended New/Enhanced Service Priority Actions
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42327.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Presentation by General Manager, Toronto Water on the Toronto Water 2012 Recommended Operating Budget and 2012 - 2021 Capital Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42321.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Memo from the Director, Financial Planning Division regarding Rate Supported Programs - Briefing Notes on Toronto Water and Solid Waste Management Issues
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42471.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Wrap-Notes to Executive Committee - 2012 Recommended Operating Budget Rate Supported Programs
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42485.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Wrap-Notes to Executive Committee - 2012-2021 Recommended Capital Budget and Plan - Rate Supported Programs
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42486.pdf

Communications

(November 18, 2011) E-mail from Victoria Schei (EX.New.EX13.1.1)
(November 15, 2011) E-mail from Betty Karsh (EX.New.EX13.1.2)
(November 18, 2011) E-mail from Allen Elias (EX.New.EX13.1.3)
(November 20, 2011) E-mail from Gerry Cooper, Public Policy Advisor, People for Safe Drinking Water (EX.New.EX13.1.4)
(November 20, 2011) E-mail from Victoria Schei (EX.New.EX13.1.5)
(November 21, 2011) E-mail from Karen Buck (EX.New.EX13.1.6)
(November 20, 2011) E-mail from Frank Moir (EX.New.EX13.1.7)
(November 21, 2011) E-mail from Submission from Paul Lewkowicz, Centennial Community & Recreation Association (CCRA) with further 133 signatures to the petition submitted to the Budget Committee on November 10, 2011 (BU16.1.3) on file in the Office of the City Clerk (EX13.1.8) (EX.New.EX13.1.8)
(November 18, 2011) E-mail from Anna Schaefer, President, Markland Wood Homeowners Association (EX.New.Ex13.1.9)
(November 18, 2011) E-mail from Danuta and Marian Lewkowicz (EX.New.EX13.1.10)
(November 19, 2011) E-mail from Ralph Jeffers (EX.New.EX13.1.11)
(November 20, 2011) E-mail from Jennifer Karsh (EX.New.EX13.1.12)
(November 20, 2011) E-mail from Anthony Sibley (EX.New.EX13.1.13)
(November 2, 2011) E-mail from Petition containing 10 signatures regarding Highland Creek Treatment Plant (EX.New.EX13.1.14)
(November 18, 2011) Letter from Ann Dembinski, President, CUPE Local 79 (EX.New.EX13.1.15)

Speakers

Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker
Councillor Janet Davis
Councillor Shelley Carroll

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

That the General Manager, Toronto Water, report directly to Council on changes to service fees to facilitate same day turn on/turn off of water service to facilitate same day repairs.


2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor David Shiner (Lost)
That City Council defer all costs for the the Ashbridges Bay - UV  project until 2013.

3 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor David Shiner (Lost)
That all positions at Toronto Water currently gapped at 3% be permanently deleted.

4 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Doug Holyday (Carried)

That City Council receive for information the Budget Briefing Notes and Wrap Up Notes for the 2012 Operating and Capital Budgets of the 2012 Rate Supported Budget for Toronto Water and 2012 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees.

 


5 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Doug Holyday (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Nov-21-2011

Result: Carried Majority Required
Total members that voted Yes: 10 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday (Chair), Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson

1a - Budget Briefing Notes and Wrap Up Notes - 2012 Rate Supported Budgets -Toronto Water and 2012 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees

Origin

(November 21, 2011) Memo from the Director, Financial Planning Division

Summary

Memo from the Director, Financial Planning Division attaching Budget Briefing Notes and Wrap Up Notes for 2012 Rate Supported Budgets -Toronto Water and 2012 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees.

Background Information

(November 21, 2011) Memo from the Director, Financial Planning Division regarding Rate Supported Programs - Briefing Notes on Toronto Water and Solid Waste Management Issues
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42473.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Capital Budget - Budget Briefing Notes - Table of Contents - Toronto Water
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42475.pdf
(November 10, 2011) Budget Briefing Note 1 - 2012 Capital Budget Briefing Note - Basement Flooding Protection Program - Project List: 2012 to 2016
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42476.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Budget Briefing Note 2 - 2012 Capital Budget-Implementation of Automated Meter Reading as a Result of the Transfer of $18 million to the Capital Reserve
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42477.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Operating Budget Briefing Notes-Table of Contents-Toronto Water and Solid Waste Management Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42479.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Budget Briefing Note 1 - 2012 Operating Budget Briefing Note - Cost Assumptions for revenue loss regarding eligibility criteria for Block 2 rate customers
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42478.pdf
(November 21, 2011) Wrap-Notes to Executive Committee - 2012 Recommended Operating Budget Rate Supported Programs
(November 21, 2011) Wrap-Notes to Executive Committee - 2012-2021 Recommended Capital Budget and Plan - Rate Supported Programs
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-42488.pdf
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council