Item - 2012.MM25.50

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on July 11, 2012 with amendments.

MM25.50 - Extending Hours of Operation at City of Toronto Wading Pools - by Councillor Cesar Palacio, seconded by Councillor Frances Nunziata

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on July 11, 12 and 13, 2012, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to review opportunities to extend the hours of operation of the City's wading pools and splash pads during heat alerts for the remainder of the 2012 summer season, within the existing Operating Budget.

 

2.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report back to the Parks and Environment Committee on the feasibility of implementing this strategy in future years.

 

3.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report back to the Parks and Environment Committee on the feasibility of adding the spray feature to higher traffic wading pools where appropriate.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Introduce Motion without Notice moved by Councillor Cesar Palacio (Carried)

That Councillor Palacio be permitted to add to the agenda of today's meeting an urgent Motion without Notice concerning:

 

-            Extending Hours of Operation at City of Toronto Wading Pools

 

Reason for urgency:

 

This item is time sensitive as there is no other Committee or Council meeting scheduled before September.  It is imperative that this motion be introduced at this Council meeting in order to provide this crucial service to residents for the balance of this summer given that the City issued yet another heat alert today.

Vote (Introduce Motion without Notice) Jul-12-2012 12:26 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds full Council Required - Palacio - Add Urgent Motion - Wading Pools
Total members that voted Yes: 32 Members that voted Yes are 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, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, John Parker (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 13 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Mike Del Grande, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, David Shiner, Karen Stintz

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Cesar Palacio (Carried)

That City Council amend Recommendation 1 by adding the words "and splash pads during heat alerts" after the word "pools" so that it now reads as follows:

 

1.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to review opportunities to extend the hours of operation of the City's wading pools and splash pads during heat alerts for the remainder of the 2012 summer season, within the existing Operating Budget.

Vote (Amend Item) Jul-12-2012 5:44 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM25.50 - Palacio - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, John Filion, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jul-12-2012 5:46 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM25.50 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 34 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, 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: 11 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, John Filion, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council