Item - 2011.MM11.1

Tracking Status

  • City Council considered this item on September 21, 2011 and referred this item to an official or another committee or body. Consult the text of the decision for further information on the referral.

MM11.1 - Relieving Congestion by Increasing Fines and Enforcement for Motorists and Delivery Vehicles that Obstruct Traffic During Rush Hour Periods - by Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Mike Layton

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on September 21 and 22, 2011, referred Motion MM11.1 to the Government Management Committee.

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM11.1
(September 21, 2011) Fiscal Impact Statement from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer

Communications (City Council)

(September 20, 2011) E-mail from Jennifer Dickie (MM.New.MM11.1.1)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Lost)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM11.1 be referred to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee.  A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Sep-22-2011 2:17 PM

Result: Lost Two-Thirds Required - MM11.1 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 23 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 20 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford

Point of Order by Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong

Councillor Minnan-Wong rose on a Point of Order and asked the Speaker whether referral of Motion MM11.1 to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee was appropriate, given that the Committee does not deal with set fine issues.  Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and advised City Council that the Motion would be referred to the appropriate Committee.

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