Item - 2012.MM22.12

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on April 10, 2012 with amendments.

MM22.12 - Union-Pearson Air Rail Link - by Councillor Frances Nunziata, seconded by Councillor Mike Layton

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on April 10 and 11, 2012, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council request that the Premier of Ontario direct Metrolinx to alter the current plans for the Union-Pearson Air Rail Link to add a minimum of nine additional stops to the two planned at Weston and Bloor, with one of the added stops to be at Eglinton Avenue West to integrate with the Eglinton LRT.  That other stops considered include Liberty Village, the Junction, Carleton Village, Jane Street, Etobicoke North, Woodbine, Humber and  St. Clair Avenue West.

 

2.         City Council reiterates its preference for electrification of the track and affordability of trips, so that the Air Rail Link best serves all Torontonians.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM22.12 be referred to the Executive Committee.  A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Apr-11-2012 2:39 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM22.12 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob 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, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Gary Crawford, John Filion, Doug Holyday, Peter Milczyn, John Parker, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Vincent Crisanti, Ron Moeser

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Adoption of MM22.12, as amended by Councillor Mihevc, as follows:

 

That City Council amend Recommendation 1 by adding the following words "St. Clair Avenue West" and by deleting the number "eight" and inserting instead the number "nine" so that the recommendation now reads:

 

1.          City Council request that the Premier of Ontario direct Metrolinx to alter the current plans for the Union-Pearson Air Rail Link to add a minimum of nine additional stops to the two planned at Weston and Bloor, with one of the added stops to be at Eglinton Avenue West to integrate with the Eglinton LRT.  That other stops considered include Liberty Village, the Junction, Carleton Village, Jane Street, Etobicoke North, Woodbine, Humber and St. Clair Avenue West.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-11-2012 2:40 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM22.12 - Adopt the item as amended
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, 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, 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, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Vincent Crisanti, Ron Moeser
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council