Item - 2011.NY5.10

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on April 12, 2011 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by North York Community Council on March 22, 2011 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on April 12, 2011.

NY5.10 - Application to Remove a Private Tree - 9 Berkinshaw Crescent

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
25 - Don Valley West

City Council Decision

City Council on April 12 and 13, 2011, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council deny the request for a permit to remove one (1) privately-owned tree at 9 Berkinshaw Crescent.

Background Information (Community Council)

(February 25, 2011) Report and Attachment 1 from the Acting Director, Urban Forestry, Parks, Forestry and Recreation - Applicaton to Remove a Private Tree at 9 Berkinshaw Crescent
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-36145.pdf

Motions (City Council)

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

That the North York Community Council recommendation be deleted and that City Council adopt the staff recommendation contained in the report (February 25, 2011) from the Acting Director, Urban Forestry, Parks, Forestry and Recreation.

 

Recommendation to be deleted

 

1.          City Council approve the request for a permit to remove one (1) privately-owned tree at 9 Berkinshaw Crescent, conditional on the owner agreeing to provide for the planting of three (3) large growing trees.

 

Staff recommendation

 

1.         City Council deny the request for a permit to remove one (1) privately-owned tree at 9 Berkinshaw Crescent.

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-13-2011 9:06 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - NY5.10 - Davis - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Raymond Cho, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan

NY5.10 - Application to Remove a Private Tree - 9 Berkinshaw Crescent

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
25 - Don Valley West

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the request for a permit to remove one (1) privately-owned tree at 9 Berkinshaw Crescent, conditional on the owner agreeing to provide for the planting of three (3) large growing trees.

Origin

(February 25, 2011) Report from the Acting Director, Urban Forestry, Parks, Forestry and Recreation

Summary

The report requests that City Council deny the request for a permit to remove a privately-owned tree located at the rear of 9 Berkinshaw Crescent.

 

The tree in question is a 66 cm diameter honey locust tree.  The tree is a healthy and viable specimen, and a significant component of the mature forest canopy in the area. Urban Forestry cannot support removal of this tree due to its viable condition.

Background Information

(February 25, 2011) Report and Attachment 1 from the Acting Director, Urban Forestry, Parks, Forestry and Recreation - Applicaton to Remove a Private Tree at 9 Berkinshaw Crescent
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2011/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-36145.pdf

Speakers

Craig Wallace

Motions

Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor John Parker (Carried)

That:

 

1.         City Council approve the request for a permit to remove one (1) privately-owned tree at 9 Berkinshaw Crescent, conditional on the owner agreeing to provide for the planting of three (3) large growing trees.

Vote (Amend Item) Mar-22-2011

Result: Carried Majority Required
Total members that voted Yes: 5 Members that voted Yes are Josh Colle, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Parker, James Pasternak, Karen Stintz
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri (Chair), Shelley Carroll, John Filion, Anthony Perruzza
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Maria Augimeri (Lost)

That:

 

1.         North York Community Council adopt the staff recommendation in the Recommendation Section of the report (February 25, 2011) from the Acting Director, Urban Forestry, Parks, Forestry and Recreation.

Vote (Adopt Item) Mar-22-2011

Result: Lost Majority Required
Total members that voted Yes: 4 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri (Chair), Shelley Carroll, John Filion, Anthony Perruzza
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Josh Colle, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Parker, James Pasternak, Karen Stintz
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Jaye Robinson, David Shiner
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council