Item - 2012.PE10.1

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on February 6, 2012 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by Parks and Environment Committee on January 27, 2012 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on February 6, 2012.
  • See also By-law 144-2012

PE10.1 - Amendments to Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608 Parks

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 6 and 7, 2012, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608, Parks, by adopting the amendments contained in Appendix A attached to the report (January 11, 2012) from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards, as amended below, subject to any necessary minor substantive or stylistic refinements as may be identified by the Executive Director and the City Solicitor, with Appendix A amended by adding to section 608.8 Alcohol, the following new section:

           

"608.8.C.         Consume, serve or sell liquor unless in a designated area, authorized by permit and with the approval of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario."

 

2.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bill to give immediate effect to Council's decision.

 

3.         City Council request that the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards, in consultation with the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, work with Strategic Communications and Members of Council to build a public awareness strategy pertaining to the by-law amendment changes listed in PE10.1.

Background Information (Committee)

(January 11, 2012) Report from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards on Amendments to Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608 Parks
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/pe/bgrd/backgroundfile-44357.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 25, 2012) E-mail from Councillor Sarah Doucette, Parkdale High Park Ward 13 (PE.New.PE10.1.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/pe/comm/communicationfile-28302.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Norman Kelly (Carried)

That City Council amend Parks and Environment Committee Recommendation 1 by amending Appendix 'A' headed "Amendments to Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608 Parks" to the report (January 11, 2012) from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards, by adding to section 608.8 Alcohol the following new section:

           

"608.8.C.         Consume, serve or sell liquor unless in a designated area, authorized by permit and with the approval of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario."

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-06-2012 6:51 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PE10.1 - Kelly - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 32 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Mike Layton, Mary-Margaret McMahon
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, John Filion, Mark Grimes, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-06-2012 6:53 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PE10.1 - 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, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Mark Grimes, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Ron Moeser, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam

PE10.1 - Amendments to Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608 Parks

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Parks and Environment Committee recommends that:

 

1          City Council amend City of Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 608, Parks, by adopting the amendments contained in Appendix "A" attached to the report (January 11, 2012) from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards, subject to any necessary minor substantive or stylistic refinements as may be identified by the Executive Director and the City Solicitor.

 

2.         City Council direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bill to give immediate effect to the recommendations in the report.

 

3.         City Council request that the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and standards, in consultation with the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, work with Strategic Communications and members of Council to build a public awareness strategy pertaining to the by-law amendment changes listed in PE10.1.

Origin

(January 11, 2012) Report from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards

Summary

The purpose of this report is to amend Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608 Parks.  The amendments address operational enforcement issues identified by staff during the course of their work.  These amendments include but are not limited to, hazardous conditions which have been created to intentionally injure park patrons, situations where members of the public have removed park furniture and/or equipment to locations away from the park and to make persons utilizing fire for cooking or other purposes responsible for having appropriate extinguish capabilities available.

 

In addition there are amendments which bring Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608 Parks definitions in line with Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 813 Trees.

 

This report was prepared in consultation with Parks, Forestry and Recreation staff.

Background Information

(January 11, 2012) Report from the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards on Amendments to Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608 Parks
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/pe/bgrd/backgroundfile-44357.pdf

Communications

(January 25, 2012) E-mail from Councillor Sarah Doucette, Parkdale High Park Ward 13 (PE.New.PE10.1.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2012/pe/comm/communicationfile-28302.pdf

Speakers

Councillor Paula Fletcher, Toronto-Danforth Ward 30

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor James Pasternak (Carried)

That the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and standards, in consultation with the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, work with Strategic Communications and members of Council to build a public awareness strategy pertaining to the by-law amendment changes listed in PE10.1.


2 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Norman Kelly (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council