Item - 2011.EX3.2

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on February 23, 2011 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Executive Committee on February 17, 2011 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on February 23, 2011.
  • See also By-laws 335-2011, 389-2011

EX3.2 - Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Water and Solid Waste Management

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 23 and 24, 2011, adopted the following:

 

Toronto Water – Operating Budget

 

1.         City Council approve the 2011 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Water of $390.022 million gross and $430.976 million in capital-from-current contribution, as funded by the water and wastewater user rates and other recoveries, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Water Supply & Treatment

Wastewater Treatment

District Operations

Water Infrastructure Management

Business Operations Management

Operational Support

Program Support

Capital-from-Current Contribution

66,324.2

105,435.9

92,069.5

9,875.7

20,586.8

35,717.4

60,012.0

430,976.3

 

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

820,997.8

 

0.0

 

2.         City Council approve a moratorium on the Voluntary Downspout Disconnection Program for 2011.

 

2.1       City Council request the City Manager to notify each homeowner on the Downspout Disconnection waiting list that the program has been cancelled and they are no longer eligible to receive any financial support from the City for downspout disconnection.

 

3.         City Council request the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee to consider a Voluntary Downspout Disconnection Program in 2012.

 

4.         City Council approve a moratorium on the Drain Grant Program for 2011.

 

4.1       City Council request the City Manager to notify residents through media and inserts in the water bills that the City of Toronto has cancelled the drain grant program and water efficiency rebate programs and they will no longer be eligible to receive any financial support from the City.

 

5.         City Council request the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee to consider a Drain Grant Program in 2012.

 

Toronto Water – Capital Budget

 

6.          City Council approve the 2011 Recommended Capital Budget for Toronto Water with a total project cost of $494.093 million, and 2011 cash flow of $653.591 million and future year commitments of $2.581 billion comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.          224 new/change in scope sub-projects with a 2011 total project cost of $494.093 million that requires cash flow/cash flow adjustments of ($104.428 million) in 2011 and a future year commitment of ($56.613 million) in 2012; $97.417 million in 2013; $90.481 million in 2014; $222.297 million in 2015; $79.649 million in 2016; $52.958 million in 2017; $34.534 million in 2018; $22.870 million in 2019 and $54.928 million in 2020;

 

ii.         208 previously approved sub-projects with a 2011 cash flow of $664.104 million and a future year commitment of $632.949 million in 2012; $476.757 million in 2013; $413.179 million in 2014; $183.988 million in 2015; $101.074 million in 2016; $72.783 million in 2017; $55.065 million in 2018 and $46.837 million in 2019;

 

b.         2010 approved cash flow for 29 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2010 into 2011 totalling $93.915 million.

 

7.         City Council approve the 2012-2020 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Water totalling $5.488 billion in project estimates, comprised of $147.125 million in 2012; $225.430 million in 2013; $342.104 million in 2014; $510.573 million in 2015; $742.106 million in 2016; $816.426 million in 2017; $864.648 million in 2018; $907.710 million in 2019; and, $931.480 million in 2020.

 

8.         City Council consider operating impacts of $0.095 million in 2012; $0.288 million in 2013; $0.588 million in 2014; $0.453 million in 2015; $0.257 million in 2016; 0.159 million in 2017; $0.111 million in 2018 and $0.171 million in 2019 emanating from the approval of the 2011 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2012 and future year operating budgets.

 

9.         City Council approve 11.0 temporary positions from 2011 to 2017 required for the delivery of the Water Metering Program capital project.

 

10.       Land Acquisition for Source Water Protection funding also be available for Erosion Control projects, located within the City of Toronto limits.

 

11.       Toronto Water continue to review HST impacts on a project by project basis and apply required adjustments to the capital program through the 2012 Capital Budget Submission and transfer any savings identified in 2011 back to the Water and Wastewater Capital Reserve.

 

2011 Water and Wastewater Rates

 

12.       The report (January 5, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water, entitled "2011 Water and Wastewater Rates", be considered concurrently with the 2011-2020 Capital Plan and the 2011 Operating Budget, and that:

 

a.         Effective March 1, 2011, the combined water and wastewater rates charged to metered consumers shall be as shown below and in Appendix A attached to this report;

 

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

$2.2842

 

$2.4045

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

$1.5989

 

$1.6831

 

b.         The water and wastewater rates charged to flat rate consumers be increased by 10.8%, effective March 1, 2011, to the rates shown in Appendix A attached to the report (January 5, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

c.          Effective March 1, 2011, the water and wastewater service fees shall be as shown in Appendix B attached to the report (January 5, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water, with the Appendix amended by eliminating the rate increase for the Water Meter Accuracy Test (from $60.00 to $350.00) and the new fee for the CCTV Inspection for Reuse of Residential Sanitary Sewer Connections ($500.00) to be offset as follows:

 

-     A reduction in expenditures by $78,000 in account PW2002-3091 (2011 Operating Budget is $830.3K); and

 

-     A reduction in revenues by $78,000 in account PW8008-9450 (2011 Operating Budget is $300.3K); and

 

d.         Effective March 1, 2011, an administrative fee be charged to reflect a change in ownership on an existing utility account, with the fee to be set at $35.00 per ownership change per utility account, as set out in Appendix B - Water Services, Ref. No. 33.

 

13.       With respect to assistance for low-income seniors and low-income disabled  persons:

 

a.         The rebate for eligible low-income seniors and low-income disabled persons be set at a rate of $0.6853 /m3, effective March 1, 2011, representing a 30% reduction from the Block 1 Rate.

 

14.       The necessary amendments be made 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) and (2) in the report (January 5, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

15.       Authority be granted to 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 and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

16.       The appropriate City officials be authorized and directed to take the necessary actions to give effect thereto

 

Lead in Drinking Water Mitigation Strategy

 

17.       The Water Service Replacement Program be modified as proposed in the report (January 5, 2011) from the General Manager, Toronto Water, entitled "Lead in Drinking Water Mitigation Strategy", to target the replacement of 5,000 substandard water service connections per year, through planned infrastructure renewal programs, emergency responses and priority replacements.

 

18.       Emergency replacement of the City-owned section of the water service will be provided in cases where:

 

a.         the water service is broken; or

 

b.         if the water service cannot deliver the minimum flow of seven litres per minute measured at the first entry point to the house for single-family, duplex or triplex residential properties; and where

 

c.         the seven litre per minute criterion does not apply to non-residential properties (including mixed use of residential and non-residential properties) where the owners of these properties must apply and pay for an upgraded new service if the existing service does not meet its minimum flow requirements.

 

19.       Priority replacements of the City-owned section of lead water service connections, shall be targeted at 1,500 replacements per year, and will only be undertaken in cases where:

 

a.         the City owned section is lead; and

 

b.         the property owner replaces the privately-owned section of the lead service connection prior to, or at the same time, the City owned section is replaced.

 

20.       The City-owned sections of substandard water service connections will be replaced with:

 

a.         a 19 mm copper service, in accordance with the City's current standard, when the existing City section of the service connection is 19 mm in diameter or smaller, at no cost to the property owner; or

 

b.         the same size connection in cases where the existing City section of the service connection is greater than 19 mm, at no cost to the property owner;

 

c.         a larger diameter copper service, as may be requested by the property owner, subject to charges, paid for by the property owner, Effective March 1, 2011, of:

 

i.          a $500 flat fee for 25 mm services; or

 

ii.          the actual replacement cost plus 15% administration fee for services greater than 25 mm.

 

21.       Drinking water quality testing for lead continue to be provided at no cost to the property owner.

 

22.       The existing Faucet Filter Rebate Program be expanded to provide:

 

a.          one free NSF–053 certified faucet mounted lead removal filter per year to the property owner, until the Corrosion Control Plan takes effect, and where:

 

i.          there is a child under six (6) years old and/or a pregnant woman living in the home; and

 

ii.          the home is a single family, duplex or triplex building; and

 

iii.         the annual household income is less than $50,000; and

 

b.         a one-time free NSF–053 certified faucet mounted lead removal filter to the property owner along with a door-hanger immediately following the replacement of City-owned section of the water service.

 

23.       Pending approval of the Corrosion Control Plan submitted by Toronto Water to the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Toronto Water undertake to complete the necessary studies to finalize the design of works/measures in accordance with the schedule and requirements prescribed by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment.

 

24.       A Public Education and Communication Program supporting the City’s new Lead in Drinking Water Mitigation Strategy be developed to include:

 

a.         a public communication strategy to provide information to residents regarding the City’s strategy to address lead concerns in drinking water;

 

b.         a user-friendly website that will provide residents up-to-date information about the City’s comprehensive strategy featuring content provided by and approved by Toronto Water and Toronto Public Health; and

 

c.         a public notification protocol for all water service replacement construction projects, which includes the use of advance notification letters and post-replacement public education material to allow residents sufficient time to plan and prepare for possible replacement of the privately-owned portion of the lead water service, as well as advise them of the necessary post-replacement actions they must take to further reduce their exposure to lead from drinking water.

 

24.1     The General Manager of Toronto Water, in consultation with the Medical Officer of Health, report to the Public Works and Infrastructure in July 2011, on the proposed Corrosion Control Plan and Public Education and Communication Program for the new "Lead in Drinking Water Mitigation Strategy."

 

24.2     The General Manager of Toronto Water provide City Councillors with the locations and projected timelines for the "planned" lead water-service program projects in their wards for 2011/2012.

 

25.       The necessary amendments be made 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 10 above.

 

26.       Authority be granted to 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 and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

27.       The appropriate City officials be authorized and directed to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

 

Water Efficiency Plan Update - 2011

 

Report (January 11, 2011) from the General Manager, Toronto Water, entitled "Water Efficiency Plan Update – 2011"

 

28.       Effective March 1, 2011:

 

a.         All existing financial incentive programs provided for the change-out of toilets, urinals and clothes washers through the City’s Water Efficiency Plan be terminated.

 

b.         The "Summer Water Saver Program" be terminated.

 

c.         Toronto Water continue to offer the "Capacity Buy-Back Program" to the business community to help achieve water efficiencies. Efficiencies achieved are to be reported annually through Toronto Water’s Capital Budget submission.

 

d.         Toronto Water continue, through the Capacity Buy-Back Program, to seek out opportunities with other Utilities to cost-share, where possible, the implementation of water efficiency measures and fixtures.

 

e.         Toronto Water implement a City-Wide Water Loss Reduction and Leak Detection Program, beginning in 2011.

 

f.          The General Manager, Toronto Water, report through the annual Capital Budget and Water and Wastewater Rate Report submissions on progress made in reducing water consumption and water losses within its water transmission and distribution system.

 

29.       The appropriate City Officials be authorized and directed to take the necessary actions to give effect thereto.

 

Solid Waste Management – Operating Budget

 

1.         City Council approve the 2011 Recommended Operating Budget for Solid Waste Management Services of $342.631 million gross and $0.0 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Program Support

Collection

Transfer

Processing

Disposal

58,403.4

113,725.8

24,620.7

48,733.4

97,148.1

 

(201,470.8)

109,394.6

16,613.6

29,383.1

46,079.5

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

342,631.4

 

0.0

 

2.         The General Manager Solid Waste Management Services and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer report to Budget Committee as part of the 2011 Year-End Variance Report on the actual net contribution to the Waste Management Reserve Fund.

 

3.         Solid Waste Management Services, in consultation with the Financial Planning Division and Fleet Services, confirm the future year fleet requirements and associated cash flow funding for Fleet Replacement prior to the 2012 Budget Process.

 

4.         The General Manager of Solid Waste Management and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer develop a Multi-Year Strategic Plan to reflect Council's current strategic direction regarding the 70% Diversion Plan and report on a multi-year fee strategy to Budget Committee prior to the 2012 Budget Process.

 

4.1       The General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee as soon as possible on the financial impact of transporting sludge to the Green Lane Landfill Site.

 

5.         This report be considered concurrently with the “Recommended 2011 Solid Waste Rates” (January 2011) report from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and General  Manager for Solid Waste Management Services.

 

Solid Waste Management – Capital Budget

 

6.         City Council approve the 2011 Recommended Capital Budget for Solid Waste Management Services with a total project cost of $74.229 million, and 2011 cash flow of $146.064 million and future year commitments of $73.987 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.          31 new sub-projects with a 2011 total project cost of $74.229  million that requires cash flow of $32.727 million in 2011, $7.133 million in 2012, $12.764 million in 2013, $15.805 million in 2014 and $5.800 million in 2015;

 

ii.         16 previously approved sub-projects that require cash flow of $63.458 million in 2011, $19.345 million in 2012, $12.875 million in 2013 and $0.265 million in 2014;

 

iii.        1 previously approved sub-project with carry forward funding from 2009 into 2011 totalling $1.067 million;

 

b.         2010 approved cash flow for 14 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2010 into 2011 totalling $48.812 million;

 

7.         City Council approve new debt service costs of $0.272 million in 2011 and incremental debt costs of $1.696 million in 2012, $2.943 million in 2013, $2.990 million in 2014, $1.728 million in 2015 and $0.525 million in 2016  resulting from the approval of the 2011 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2011 and future year operating budgets.

 

8.         City Council approve the 2012-2020 Recommended Capital Plan for Solid Waste Management Services totalling $371.917 million in project estimates, comprised of $54.653 million in 2012; $103.914 million in 2013; $91.971 million in 2014; $26.786 million in 2015; $16.866 million in 2016;  $17.106 million in 2017; $19.230 million in 2018; $19.340 million in 2019; and, $22.051 million in 2020.

 

9.         City Council consider operating impacts of $0.030 million in 2011; and savings of $0.846 million in 2012 (including an additional position) and $2.139 million in 2013 emanating from the approval of the 2011 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2011 and future year operating budgets.

 

10.       City Council approve that all sub-projects with third party financing be approved conditionally, subject to the receipt of such funding and if such financing is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

11.       This report be considered concurrently with the 2011 Recommended Residential Solid Waste Rate Report (January 2011), from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and General Manager for Solid Waste Management Services.

 

12.       The General Manager of Solid Waste Management and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer report on a multi-year fee strategy to Budget Committee prior to the 2012 Budget Process.

 

Residential Solid Waste Rates

 

Appendix A of the report (January 7, 2011) "Recommended 2011 Residential Solid Waste Rates" to become effective March 1, 2011:

 

                   Curbside Collection Rates

 

13.       Recommended 2011 single residential annual curbside collection rates per bin

 

Bin Size

Rate

Annual Rebate

Net Bin Cost

Small

$221.16

$224.00

$2.84 credit

Medium

$271.93

$224.00

$47.93

Large

$369.31

$224.00

$145.31

Extra Large

$428.36

$224.00

$204.36

 

Note that in 2011 the existing rate will apply for January and February, therefore the actual amount paid in 2011 will range from $219.97 to $425.97 per bin.

 

The annual rebate per household for all the customers above will be $224.00 *

 

* Please note there will be a $15.00 structural adjustment to all the single family rates which is offset by a corresponding $15.00 adjustment to the rebate (from $209.00 to $224.00 per unit), resulting in a net zero effect to the customer.

 

14.       Recommended 2011 single residential annual curbside bag only collection rates per bin

 

Bi-Weekly

$137.66

 

15.       Recommended 2011 residential annual RUAC collection rates per bin

 

Bin Size

Bi-Weekly

Weekly

Small

$221.16

$271.93

Medium

$271.93

$369.31

Large

$369.31

$523.68

Extra Large

$428.36

$841.73

 

16.       Recommended 2011 residential annual RUAC bag only collection rates

 

Bi-Weekly

$137.66

Weekly

$104.92

 

              Bag Tag Fees

 

Residential bag tag fees will remain unchanged at $3.10

 

Bulk Collection Rates

 

17.       Recommended 2011 multi-residential bulk collection rates

 

Base Allotment Fee (per unit/yr)

$191.30

Fee for excess waste: un-compacted (per yd3)

$13.27

Fee for excess waste: compacted (per yd3)

$26.55

 

The annual rebate per unit will be $185.00 *

 

* Please note there will be a $10.00 structural adjustment to the multi-residential base rate which is offset by a corresponding $10.00 adjustment to the rebate (from $175.00 to $185.00 per unit), resulting in a net zero effect to the customer.

 

 The Solid Waste Management multi-residential bulk collection rates are based on an allowable base volume rate of 1.917 cubic yards of un-compacted waste per unit per year or 0.9585 cubic yards of compacted waste per unit per year.  Waste in excess of 1.917 cubic yards of un-compacted waste per unit per year or 0.9585 cubic yards of compacted waste per unit per year will be charged the fees for excess waste.

 

18.       Recommended 2011 multi-residential Static collection rates per bin

 

                        Collection Frequency

Rate

Bi-Weekly

$428.36

Weekly

$718.44

Twice Weekly

$1,300.68

 

The annual rebate per unit will remain unchanged at $157.00

 

Background Information (Committee)

Letter from the Budget Committee - Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Water and Solid Waste Management
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-35835.pdf
Presentation - City of Toronto 2011 Recommended Capital and Operating Budgets
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-36028.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(February 16, 2011) Letter from Councillor Mike Layton, Ward 19 - Trinity-Spadina (EX.New.EX3.2.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/comm/communicationfile-19624.pdf
(February 17, 2011) Letter from Councillor John Filion, Ward 23 - Willowdale (EX.New.EX3.2.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/comm/communicationfile-19625.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(February 23, 2011) Submission from Councillor Mike Layton, Ward 19 - Trinity-Spadina, providing information on the drain grant program by ward, various water efficiency incentives, including the washer and toilet incentive programs, and on the financial impact of motions that amend the Toronto Water budget (CC.New.EX3.2.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/cc/comm/communicationfile-19661.pdf

Motions (City Council)

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

That City Council:

 

1.         Delete Recommendations 2, 4 and 28(a) of the Executive Committee.

 

2.         Amend the Proposed Toronto Water 2011 operating and capital budgets to:

 

a.         establish a grant with a maximum reimbursement of up to $500 per household for eligible households currently on the waiting list for the Voluntary Downspout Disconnection Program;

 

b.         reinstate the Drain Grant program; and

 

c.         reinstate the Water Efficiency rebate programs for residential, multi-unit residential, industrial, commercial and institutional sectors.

 

3.         Offset the financial impact of Part 2 above by deferrals to the state-of-good-repair as outlined in the Wrap-up Notes to Budget Committee, January 25, 2011, Rate Supported Programs, Attachment 1.

 

4.         Direct the General Manager, Toronto Water to report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on 2012 improvements to the Water Efficiency rebate program to ensure that eligibility is limited to fixtures and appliances with industry leading flow rates.

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-23-2011 6:03 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX3.2 - Layton - Motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 19 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 26 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, 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, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

Solid Waste Management – Bulk Collection Rates – EX3.2

 

That City Council amend Recommendation 17 by adding the following additional explanatory note:

 

The Solid Waste Management multi-residential bulk collection rates are based on an allowable base volume rate of 1.917 cubic yards of un-compacted waste per unit per year or 0.9585 cubic yards of compacted waste per unit per year.  Waste in excess of 1.917 cubic yards of un-compacted waste per unit per year or 0.9585 cubic yards of compacted waste per unit per year will be charged the fees for excess waste.

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-23-2011 6:15 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Minnan-Wong - Motion 2
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, 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, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Mark Grimes
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

3 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Lost)

Toronto Water

 

1.         That the City honour its commitment to the families who signed up for the Downspout Disconnection Program, with the cost of finishing the program being offset in the Capital Budget by limiting the increase in the State of Good Repair budget by an equal amount and in the Operating Budget by reducing the Capital from Current Contribution and limiting the State of Good Repair Capital Budget by an equal amount, as outlined in the Wrap-up Notes to Budget Committee, January 25, 2011, Rate Supported Programs, Attachment 1.

 

2.         That the City continue all of its water efficiency programs with the cost of the program being offset in the Capital Budget by limiting the increase in the State of Good Repair budget by an equal amount and in the Operating Budget by reducing the Capital from Current Contribution and limiting the State of Good Repair Capital Budget by an equal amount, as outlined in the Wrap-up Notes to Budget Committee, January 25, 2011, Rate Supported Programs, Attachment 1.
 

3.         That the General Manager, Toronto Water, report back to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on ways and means to maximize the benefits of the program to the City in terms of both water efficiency and financial savings.

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-23-2011 6:06 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX3.2 - De Baeremaeker - Motion 3, Part 1
Total members that voted Yes: 19 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 26 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, 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, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-23-2011 6:07 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX3.2 - De Baeremaeker - Motion 3, Part 3
Total members that voted Yes: 21 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, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 24 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-23-2011 6:07 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - EX3.2 - De Baeremaeker - Motion 3, Part 2
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, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 28 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

4a - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

Toronto Water

 

That Recommendation 19 be amended by replacing "capped" with "targeted" so that it reads:

 

"19.      Priority replacements of the City-owned section of lead water service connections, shall be targeted at 1,500 replacements per year, and will only be undertaken in cases where:

 

a.         The City owned section is lead; and

 

b.         The property owner replaces the privately-owned section of the lead service connection prior to, or at the same time, the City owned section is replaced."

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-23-2011 6:09 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Davis - Motion 4a
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 19 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

4b - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

Toronto Water

 

That:

 

1.         City Council request the General Manager of Toronto Water, in consultation with the Medical Officer of Health, to report to the Public Works and Infrastructure in July 2011, on the proposed Corrosion Control Plan and Public Education and Communication Program for the new "Lead in Drinking Water Mitigation Strategy."

 

2.         City Council request the General Manager of Toronto Water to provide City Councillors with the locations and projected timelines for the "planned" lead water-service program projects in their wards for 2011/2012.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Feb-23-2011 6:10 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Davis - Motion 4b
Total members that voted Yes: 30 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, 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: 15 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Karen Stintz
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

5 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Ron Moeser (Carried)

Solid Waste Management

 

That City Council request the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, to report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee as soon as possible on the financial impact of transporting sludge to the Green Lane Landfill Site.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Feb-23-2011 6:16 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Moeser - Motion 5
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Doug Holyday, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz
Total members that voted No: 17 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Janet Davis, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, John Parker, Gord Perks, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

6 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Carried)

Toronto Water

 

1.          That, in the event that a moratorium is approved on the Downspout Disconnection Program, City Council request the City Manager to notify each homeowner on the Downspout Disconnection waiting list that the program has been cancelled and they are no longer eligible to receive any financial support from the City for downspout disconnection.

 

2.         That, in the event that a moratorium is approved on the Drain Grant Program and the Water Efficiency rebate programs, City Council request the City Manager to notify residents through media and inserts in the water bills that the City of Toronto has cancelled the drain grant program and water efficiency rebate programs and they will no longer be eligible to receive any financial support from the City.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Feb-23-2011 6:12 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Fletcher - Motion 6, Part 1
Total members that voted Yes: 25 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 20 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Feb-23-2011 6:13 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Fletcher - Motion 6, Part 2
Total members that voted Yes: 25 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 20 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), John Parker, James Pasternak, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

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

2011 Water and Wastewater Rates

 

That in order to avoid increases to the fee for the Water Meter Accuracy Test from $60.00 to $350.00 and the new fee of $500.00 for CCTV Inspection for Reuse of Residential Sanitary Sewer Connections, City Council amend Recommendation 12.c to read as follows:

 

c.   Effective March 1, 2011, the water and wastewater service fees shall be as shown in Appendix B attached to the report (January 5, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water with the Appendix amended by eliminating the rate increase for the Water Meter Accuracy Test and the new fee for the CCTV Inspection for Reuse of Residential Sanitary Sewer Connections;

 

      To be offset as follows:

 

-     A reduction in expenditures by $78,000 in account PW2002-3091 (2011 Operating Budget is $830.3K); and

 

-     A reduction in revenues by $78,000 in account PW8008-9450 (2011 Operating Budget is $300.3K).

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-23-2011 6:14 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Shiner - Motion 7
Total members that voted Yes: 40 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, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Mike Del Grande

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That City Council adopt item EX3.2, as amended, except as it pertains to Toronto Water's Blue Flag Program.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-23-2011 6:17 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Adopt item as amended except Blue Flag
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, 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, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 12 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Janet Davis, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That City Council adopt item EX3.2, as amended, only as it pertains to Toronto Water's Blue Flag Program.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-23-2011 6:18 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Adopt item as amended as it pertains to Blue Flag
Total members that voted Yes: 43 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, 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, 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, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Janet Davis
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Gord Perks

Motion to Extend Speaking Time (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata proposed that Councillor Layton's speaking time be extended so that he could complete his remarks.

 

Vote (Extend Speaking Time) Feb-23-2011 2:43 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Speaking Extension for Councillor Layton
Total members that voted Yes: 35 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, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Mary Fragedakis, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson

Motion to Extend Speaking Time (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata proposed that Councillor De Baeremaeker's speaking time be extended so that he could complete his remarks.

 

Vote (Extend Speaking Time) Feb-23-2011 2:55 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Speaking Extension for Councillor De Baeremaeker
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, 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, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Rob Ford, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Parker, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson

Motion to Extend Speaking Time (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata proposed that Councillor Davis's speaking time be extended so that she could complete her remarks.

 

Vote (Extend Speaking Time) Feb-23-2011 3:23 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Speaking Extension for Councillor Davis
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are 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, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, 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: 7 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, Peter Milczyn, John Parker, David Shiner

Motion to Extend Speaking Time (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata proposed that Councillor Filion's speaking time be extended so that he could complete his remarks.

 

Vote (Extend Speaking Time) Feb-23-2011 3:42 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Speaking Extension for Councillor Filion
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, 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, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, 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: 10 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Raymond Cho, Mike Del Grande, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Parker, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

Motion to Extend Speaking Time (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata proposed that Councillor Vaughan's speaking time be extended so that he could complete his remarks.

 

Vote (Extend Speaking Time) Feb-23-2011 3:54 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Speaking Extension for Councillor Vaughan
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, 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, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, 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, Vincent Crisanti, Pam McConnell, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson

Motion to Extend Speaking Time (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata proposed that Councillor Perks' speaking time be extended so that he could complete his remarks.

 

Vote (Extend Speaking Time) Feb-23-2011 4:17 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Speaking Extension for Councillor Perks
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), John Parker, 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: 10 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Mike Del Grande, Mary Fragedakis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

Motion to Extend Speaking Time (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata proposed that Councillor Carroll's speaking time be extended so that she could complete her remarks.

 

Vote (Extend Speaking Time) Feb-23-2011 4:30 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Speaking Extension for Councillor Carroll
Total members that voted Yes: 40 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, 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, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, 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: 5 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak

Motion to Extend Speaking Time (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata proposed that Councillor Shiner's speaking time be extended so that he could complete his remarks.

 

Vote (Extend Speaking Time) Feb-23-2011 4:40 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Speaking Extension for Councillor Shiner
Total members that voted Yes: 40 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, 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, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, 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: 5 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Mike Del Grande, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak

Motion to Extend Speaking Time (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata proposed that Councillor Del Grande's speaking time be extended so that he could complete his remarks.

Vote (Extend Speaking Time) Feb-23-2011 4:56 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX3.2 - Speaking Extension for Councillor Del Grande
Total members that voted Yes: 45 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, 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, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 0 Members that were absent are

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 oversees Toronto Water's Blue Flag program on a contract basis.

2a - Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Water - 2011 Operating and Capital Budgets; 2011 Water and Wastewater Rates

Background Information (Committee)
(January 26, 2011) Letter - Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Water - 2011 Operating and Capital Budgets; 2011 Water and Wastewater Rates
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-35880.pdf

2b - Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management - 2011 Operating and Capital Budgets; 2011 Residential Solid Waste Rates

Background Information (Committee)
(January 26, 2011) Letter - Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management - 2011 Operating and Capital Budgets; 2011 Residential Solid Waste Rates
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-35878.pdf

EX3.2 - Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Water and Solid Waste Management

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

Toronto Water – Operating Budget

 

1.         City Council approve the 2011 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Water of $390.022 million gross and $430.976 million in capital-from-current contribution, as funded by the water and wastewater user rates and other recoveries, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Water Supply & Treatment

Wastewater Treatment

District Operations

Water Infrastructure Management

Business Operations Management

Operational Support

Program Support

Capital-from-Current Contribution

66,324.2

105,435.9

92,069.5

9,875.7

20,586.8

35,717.4

60,012.0

430,976.3

 

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

820,997.8

 

0.0

 

2.         City Council approve a moratorium on the Voluntary Downspout Disconnection Program for 2011.

 

3.         City Council request the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee to consider a Voluntary Downspout Disconnection Program in 2012.

 

4.         City Council approve a moratorium on the Drain Grant Program for 2011.

 

5.         City Council request the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee to consider a Drain Grant Program in 2012.

 

Toronto Water – Capital Budget

 

6.         City Council approve the 2011 Recommended Capital Budget for Toronto Water with a total project cost of $494.093 million, and 2011 cash flow of $653.591 million and future year commitments of $2.581 billion comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.          224 new/change in scope sub-projects with a 2011 total project cost of $494.093 million that requires cash flow/cash flow adjustments of ($104.428 million) in 2011 and a future year commitment of ($56.613 million) in 2012; $97.417 million in 2013; $90.481 million in 2014; $222.297 million in 2015; $79.649 million in 2016; $52.958 million in 2017; $34.534 million in 2018; $22.870 million in 2019 and $54.928 million in 2020;

 

ii.         208 previously approved sub-projects with a 2011 cash flow of $664.104 million and a future year commitment of $632.949 million in 2012; $476.757 million in 2013; $413.179 million in 2014; $183.988 million in 2015; $101.074 million in 2016; $72.783 million in 2017; $55.065 million in 2018 and $46.837 million in 2019;

 

b.         2010 approved cash flow for 29 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2010 into 2011 totalling $93.915 million.

 

7.         City Council approve the 2012-2020 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Water totalling $5.488 billion in project estimates, comprised of $147.125 million in 2012; $225.430 million in 2013; $342.104 million in 2014; $510.573 million in 2015; $742.106 million in 2016; $816.426 million in 2017; $864.648 million in 2018; $907.710 million in 2019; and, $931.480 million in 2020.

 

8.         City Council consider operating impacts of $0.095 million in 2012; $0.288 million in 2013; $0.588 million in 2014; $0.453 million in 2015; $0.257 million in 2016; 0.159 million in 2017; $0.111 million in 2018 and $0.171 million in 2019 emanating from the approval of the 2011 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2012 and future year operating budgets.

 

9.         City Council approve 11.0 temporary positions from 2011 to 2017 required for the delivery of the Water Metering Program capital project.

 

10.       Land Acquisition for Source Water Protection funding also be available for Erosion Control projects, located within the City of Toronto limits.

 

11.       Toronto Water continue to review HST impacts on a project by project basis and apply required adjustments to the capital program through the 2012 Capital Budget Submission and transfer any savings identified in 2011 back to the Water and Wastewater Capital Reserve.

 

2011 Water and Wastewater Rates

 

12.       The report (January 5, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water, entitled "2011 Water and Wastewater Rates", be considered concurrently with the 2011-2020 Capital Plan and the 2011 Operating Budget, and that:

 

a.         Effective March 1, 2011, the combined water and wastewater rates charged to metered consumers shall be as shown below and in Appendix A attached to this report;

 

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

$2.2842

 

$2.4045

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

$1.5989

 

$1.6831

 

b.         The water and wastewater rates charged to flat rate consumers be increased by 10.8%, effective March 1, 2011, to the rates shown in Appendix A attached to the report (January 5, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

c.         Effective March 1, 2011, the water and wastewater service fees shall be as shown in Appendix B attached to the report (January 5, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water; and

 

d.         Effective March 1, 2011, an administrative fee be charged to reflect a change in ownership on an existing utility account, with the fee to be set at $35.00 per ownership change per utility account, as set out in Appendix B - Water Services, Ref. No. 33.

 

13.       With respect to assistance for low-income seniors and low-income disabled  persons:

 

a.         The rebate for eligible low-income seniors and low-income disabled persons be set at a rate of $0.6853 /m3, effective March 1, 2011, representing a 30% reduction from the Block 1 Rate.

 

 

 

14.       The necessary amendments be made 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) and (2) in the report (January 5, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

15.       Authority be granted to 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 and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

16.       The appropriate City officials be authorized and directed to take the necessary actions to give effect thereto

 

Lead in Drinking Water Mitigation Strategy

 

17.       The Water Service Replacement Program be modified as proposed in the report (January 5, 2011) from the General Manager, Toronto Water, entitled "Lead in Drinking Water Mitigation Strategy", to target the replacement of 5,000 substandard water service connections per year, through planned infrastructure renewal programs, emergency responses and priority replacements.

 

18.       Emergency replacement of the City-owned section of the water service will be provided in cases where:

 

a.         the water service is broken; or

 

b.         if the water service cannot deliver the minimum flow of seven litres per minute measured at the first entry point to the house for single-family, duplex or triplex residential properties; and where

 

c.         the seven litre per minute criterion does not apply to non-residential properties (including mixed use of residential and non-residential properties) where the owners of these properties must apply and pay for an upgraded new service if the existing service does not meet its minimum flow requirements.

 

19.       Priority replacements of the City-owned section of lead water service connections, shall be capped at 1,500 replacements per year, and will only be undertaken in cases where:

 

a.         the City owned section is lead; and

 

b.         the property owner replaces the privately-owned section of the lead service connection prior to, or at the same time, the City owned section is replaced.

 

 

 

20.       The City-owned sections of substandard water service connections will be replaced with:

 

a.         a 19 mm copper service, in accordance with the City's current standard, when the existing City section of the service connection is 19 mm in diameter or smaller, at no cost to the property owner; or

 

b.         the same size connection in cases where the existing City section of the service connection is greater than 19 mm, at no cost to the property owner;

 

c.         a larger diameter copper service, as may be requested by the property owner, subject to charges, paid for by the property owner, Effective March 1, 2011, of:

 

i.          a $500 flat fee for 25 mm services; or

 

ii.         the actual replacement cost plus 15% administration fee for services greater than 25 mm.

 

21.       Drinking water quality testing for lead continue to be provided at no cost to the property owner.

 

22.       The existing Faucet Filter Rebate Program be expanded to provide:

 

a.         one free NSF–053 certified faucet mounted lead removal filter per year to the property owner, until the Corrosion Control Plan takes effect, and where:

 

i.          there is a child under six (6) years old and/or a pregnant woman living in the home; and

 

ii.         the home is a single family, duplex or triplex building; and

 

iii.        the annual household income is less than $50,000; and

 

b.         a one-time free NSF–053 certified faucet mounted lead removal filter to the property owner along with a door-hanger immediately following the replacement of City-owned section of the water service.

 

23.       Pending approval of the Corrosion Control Plan submitted by Toronto Water to the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Toronto Water undertake to complete the necessary studies to finalize the design of works/measures in accordance with the schedule and requirements prescribed by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment.

 

24.       A Public Education and Communication Program supporting the City’s new Lead in Drinking Water Mitigation Strategy be developed to include:

 

a.         a public communication strategy to provide information to residents regarding the City’s strategy to address lead concerns in drinking water;

 

b.         a user-friendly website that will provide residents up-to-date information about the City’s comprehensive strategy featuring content provided by and approved by Toronto Water and Toronto Public Health; and

c.         a public notification protocol for all water service replacement construction projects, which includes the use of advance notification letters and post-replacement public education material to allow residents sufficient time to plan and prepare for possible replacement of the privately-owned portion of the lead water service, as well as advise them of the necessary post-replacement actions they must take to further reduce their exposure to lead from drinking water.

 

25.       The necessary amendments be made 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 10 above.

 

26.       Authority be granted to 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 and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

27.       The appropriate City officials be authorized and directed to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

 

Water Efficiency Plan Update - 2011

 

Report (January 11, 2011) from the General Manager, Toronto Water, entitled "Water Efficiency Plan Update – 2011"

 

28.       Effective March 1, 2011:

a.         All existing financial incentive programs provided for the change-out of toilets, urinals and clothes washers through the City’s Water Efficiency Plan be terminated.

 

b.         The "Summer Water Saver Program" be terminated.

 

c.         Toronto Water continue to offer the "Capacity Buy-Back Program" to the business community to help achieve water efficiencies. Efficiencies achieved are to be reported annually through Toronto Water’s Capital Budget submission.

 

d.         Toronto Water continue, through the Capacity Buy-Back Program, to seek out opportunities with other Utilities to cost-share, where possible, the implementation of water efficiency measures and fixtures.

 

e.         Toronto Water implement a City-Wide Water Loss Reduction and Leak Detection Program, beginning in 2011.

 

f.          The General Manager, Toronto Water, report through the annual Capital Budget and Water and Wastewater Rate Report submissions on progress made in reducing water consumption and water losses within its water transmission and distribution system.

 

29.       The appropriate City Officials be authorized and directed to take the necessary actions to give effect thereto.

 

Solid Waste Management – Operating Budget

 

1.         City Council approve the 2011 Recommended Operating Budget for Solid Waste Management Services of $342.631 million gross and $0.0 million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

 

 

 

Program Support

Collection

Transfer

Processing

Disposal

58,403.4

113,725.8

24,620.7

48,733.4

97,148.1

 

(201,470.8)

109,394.6

16,613.6

29,383.1

46,079.5

 

 

 

 

Total Program Budget

342,631.4

 

0.0

 

2.         The General Manager Solid Waste Management Services and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer report to Budget Committee as part of the 2011 Year-End Variance Report on the actual net contribution to the Waste Management Reserve Fund.

 

3.         Solid Waste Management Services, in consultation with the Financial Planning Division and Fleet Services, confirm the future year fleet requirements and associated cash flow funding for Fleet Replacement prior to the 2012 Budget Process.

 

4.         The General Manager of Solid Waste Management and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer develop a Multi-Year Strategic Plan to reflect Council's current strategic direction regarding the 70% Diversion Plan and report on a multi-year fee strategy to Budget Committee prior to the 2012 Budget Process.

 

5.         This report be considered concurrently with the “Recommended 2011 Solid Waste Rates” (January 2011) report from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and General  Manager for Solid Waste Management Services.

 

Solid Waste Management – Capital Budget

 

6.         City Council approve the 2011 Recommended Capital Budget for Solid Waste Management Services with a total project cost of $74.229 million, and 2011 cash flow of $146.064 million and future year commitments of $73.987 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.          31 new sub-projects with a 2011 total project cost of $74.229  million that requires cash flow of $32.727 million in 2011, $7.133 million in 2012, $12.764 million in 2013, $15.805 million in 2014 and $5.800 million in 2015;

 

ii.         16 previously approved sub-projects that require cash flow of $63.458 million in 2011, $19.345 million in 2012, $12.875 million in 2013 and $0.265 million in 2014;

 

iii.        1 previously approved sub-project with carry forward funding from 2009 into 2011 totalling $1.067 million;

 

b.         2010 approved cash flow for 14 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2010 into 2011 totalling $48.812 million;

 

7.         City Council approve new debt service costs of $0.272 million in 2011 and incremental debt costs of $1.696 million in 2012, $2.943 million in 2013, $2.990 million in 2014, $1.728 million in 2015 and $0.525 million in 2016  resulting from the approval of the 2011 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2011 and future year operating budgets.

 

8.         City Council approve the 2012-2020 Recommended Capital Plan for Solid Waste Management Services totalling $371.917 million in project estimates, comprised of $54.653 million in 2012; $103.914 million in 2013; $91.971 million in 2014; $26.786 million in 2015; $16.866 million in 2016;  $17.106 million in 2017; $19.230 million in 2018; $19.340 million in 2019; and, $22.051 million in 2020.

 

 

 

9.         City Council consider operating impacts of $0.030 million in 2011; and savings of $0.846 million in 2012 (including an additional position) and $2.139 million in 2013 emanating from the approval of the 2011 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2011 and future year operating budgets.

 

10.       City Council approve that all sub-projects with third party financing be approved conditionally, subject to the receipt of such funding and if such financing is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

11.       This report be considered concurrently with the 2011 Recommended Residential Solid Waste Rate Report (January 2011), from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and General Manager for Solid Waste Management Services.

 

12.       The General Manager of Solid Waste Management and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer report on a multi-year fee strategy to Budget Committee prior to the 2012 Budget Process.

 

Residential Solid Waste Rates

 

Appendix A of the report (January 7, 2011) "Recommended 2011 Residential Solid Waste Rates" to become effective March 1, 2011:

 

            Curbside Collection Rates

 

13.       Recommended 2011 single residential annual curbside collection rates per bin

 

Bin Size

Rate

Annual Rebate

Net Bin Cost

Small

$221.16

$224.00

$2.84 credit

Medium

$271.93

$224.00

$47.93

Large

$369.31

$224.00

$145.31

Extra Large

$428.36

$224.00

$204.36

 

Note that in 2011 the existing rate will apply for January and February, therefore the actual amount paid in 2011 will range from $219.97 to $425.97 per bin.

 

The annual rebate per household for all the customers above will be $224.00 *

 

* Please note there will be a $15.00 structural adjustment to all the single family rates which is offset by a corresponding $15.00 adjustment to the rebate (from $209.00 to $224.00 per unit), resulting in a net zero effect to the customer.

 

14.       Recommended 2011 single residential annual curbside bag only collection rates per bin

 

Bi-Weekly

$137.66

 

 

 

15.       Recommended 2011 residential annual RUAC collection rates per bin

 

Bin Size

Bi-Weekly

Weekly

Small

$221.16

$271.93

Medium

$271.93

$369.31

Large

$369.31

$523.68

Extra Large

$428.36

$841.73

 

16.       Recommended 2011 residential annual RUAC bag only collection rates

 

Bi-Weekly

$137.66

Weekly

$104.92

 

Bag Tag Fees

 

Residential bag tag fees will remain unchanged at $3.10

 

 

 

Bulk Collection Rates

 

17.       Recommended 2011 multi-residential bulk collection rates

 

Base Allotment Fee (per unit/yr)

$191.30

Fee for excess waste: un-compacted (per yd3)

$13.27

Fee for excess waste: compacted (per yd3)

$26.55

 

The annual rebate per unit will be $185.00 *

 

* Please note there will be a $10.00 structural adjustment to the multi-residential base rate which is offset by a corresponding $10.00 adjustment to the rebate (from $175.00 to $185.00 per unit), resulting in a net zero effect to the customer.

 

18.       Recommended 2011 multi-residential Static collection rates per bin

 

              Collection Frequency

Rate

Bi-Weekly

$428.36

Weekly

$718.44

Twice Weekly

$1,300.68

 

The annual rebate per unit will remain unchanged at $157.00

 

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Executive Committee, in accordance with Section 27-145(5) of Council's Procedures By-law adopted the following:

 

"That any proposed motion that increases any Capital or Operating expenditure, without an identified funding source which can be used to offset the expenditure increase, is out of order."

Origin

(January 26, 2011) Letter from the Budget Committee

Summary

Letter forwarding the recommendations of  the Budget Committee from its meeting of January 24 and 25, 2011, on the following programs:

 

1.         Rate Supported Budgets -Toronto Water – 2011 Operating and Capital Budgets; 2011 Water and Wastewater Rates; and

 

2.         Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management 2011 Operating and Capital Budgets; 2011 Residential Solid Waste Rates.

Background Information

Letter from the Budget Committee - Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Water and Solid Waste Management
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-35835.pdf
Presentation - City of Toronto 2011 Recommended Capital and Operating Budgets
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-36028.pdf

Communications

(February 16, 2011) Letter from Councillor Mike Layton, Ward 19 - Trinity-Spadina (EX.New.EX3.2.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/comm/communicationfile-19624.pdf
(February 17, 2011) Letter from Councillor John Filion, Ward 23 - Willowdale (EX.New.EX3.2.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/comm/communicationfile-19625.pdf

Speakers

Councillor Shelley Carroll, Ward 33 - Don Valley East
Councillor Mike Layton, Wardon19 - Trinity-Spadina

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That the recommendations of the Budget Committee (Items EX3.2A and EX3.2B) be adopted.

2a - Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Water - 2011 Operating and Capital Budgets; 2011 Water and Wastewater Rates

Origin
(January 26, 2011) Letter from the Budget Committee
Summary

The Budget Committee on January 10, 12, 24 and 25, 2011, considered:

 

a.         the recommendations in the Operating Analyst Notes for Toronto Water;

 

b.         the report (January 5, 2011) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water, entitled "2011 Water and Wastewater Rates";

 

c.         the report (January 5, 2011) from the General Manager, Toronto Water, entitled "Lead in the Drinking Water Mitigation Strategy";

 

d.         the report (January 11, 2011) from the General Manager, Toronto Water, entitled "Water Efficiency Plan Update – 2011";

 

e.         the recommendations in the Capital Analyst Notes for Toronto Water; and

 

f.          the letter (June 14, 2010) from the City Clerk, referring the following recommendation of the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee to the Budget Committee for consideration as a new project during the 2011 Property Tax and Rate Capital Budget process:

 

"City Council approve the completion of the Scarborough Waterfront Trail [Option C in the report (March 31, 2010) from the General Manager, Toronto Water] with an additional $2 million for fisheries habitat improvements and authorize the General Manager, Toronto Water, to make the necessary provisions in the 2011 Capital Budget to expedite the implementation of the Scarborough Waterfront Trail, funded at a rate of $7 million/year."

 

The following Members of Council addressed the Budget Committee on January 10, 2011:

 

-           Councillor Carroll

-           Councillor Colle

-           Councillor Davis

-           Councillor De Baeremaeker

-           Councillor Fletcher

-           Councillor McMahon

-           Councillor Perks

 

The following Members of Council addressed the Budget Committee on January 24, 2011:

 

-           Councillor Davis

-            Councillor De Baeremaeker

-            Councillor Layton

-            Councillor Mihevc

-           Councillor Perks

-            Councillor Vaughan

 

The Budget Committee received the following Briefing Notes from Toronto Water:

 

-           "Elimination of Voluntary Downspout Disconnection Program" (BN#2); and

-           "Elimination of Drain Grant Program" (BN #6).

 

The Budget Committee received the following Confidential Briefing Notes from Legal Services:

 

-           "Elimination of Voluntary Downspout Disconnection Program"; and

-           "Elimination of Drain Grant Program";

 

and that these Briefing Notes remain confidential.

 

Background Information
(January 26, 2011) Letter - Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Water - 2011 Operating and Capital Budgets; 2011 Water and Wastewater Rates
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-35880.pdf

2b - Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management - 2011 Operating and Capital Budgets; 2011 Residential Solid Waste Rates

Origin
(January 26, 2011) Letter from the Budget Committee
Summary

The Budget Committee on January 10, 12, 24 and 25, 2011, considered:

 

a.         the recommendations in the Operating Analyst Notes for Solid Waste Management Services;

 

b.         the report (January 7, 2011) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer entitled "Recommended 2011 Residential Solid Waste Rates";

 

c.         the recommendations in the Capital Analyst Notes for Solid Waste Management Services;

 

The Budget Committee on January 10, 2011, received a presentation from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services, entitled "2011 Recommended Operating Budget and the 2011 – 2020 Capital Plan".

 

The following Members of Council addressed the Budget Committee on January 10, 2011:

 

-           Councillor Carroll

-           Councillor De Baeremaeker

-            Councillor McMahon

-           Councillor Perks

-           Councillor Vaughan

 

The Budget Committee received the following Briefing Notes:

 

-           Funding Model for Solid Waste Collection and Recommended Increase in Rates and -Rebate Amounts, January 12, 2011 (BN#3)

-           Solid Waste Collection in City Parks, January 12, 2011 (BN#4)

-           Automated Collection Program, January 12, 2011 (BN#5)

 

 

 

Background Information
(January 26, 2011) Letter - Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management - 2011 Operating and Capital Budgets; 2011 Residential Solid Waste Rates
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-35878.pdf
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council