Item - 2013.CC30.1

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on February 20, 2013 without amendments.

CC30.1 - Appointment of Citizen Members to the Board of Directors of Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 20 and 21, 2013, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council, with regard to one individual, waive Section 3.2 of the Public Appointments Policy.

 

2.         City Council appoint the individuals listed in Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (January 21, 2013) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel, to serve as members of the Board of Directors of Waterfront Toronto effective  March 1, 2013 for a term ending February 28, 2016, or until a successor is appointed.

 

3.         City Council identify the individual named in Confidential Attachment 3 to the report (January 21, 2013) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel, as an alternate member of the Board of Directors of Waterfront Toronto so that in the event there is a citizen vacancy on the Waterfront Toronto board during the term they may be approached to determine their continued interest and availability for the Board and be considered by Council for appointment at that time.

 

4.         City Council direct that Confidential Attachments 1 and 2 to the report (January 21, 2013) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel be made public following City Council’s approval and after the individuals named in the Attachments have been notified of Council's decision.

 

5.         City Council direct that Confidential Attachment 3 to the report (January 21, 2013) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel remain confidential in its entirety after consideration of this report by Council.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 21, 2013) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel is now public as follows:

 

The incumbent Chair, Mark Wilson, has served on the Waterfront Toronto Board since January 2002 which is beyond the limit of two consecutive terms provided for in City Council’s Public Appointments Policy. The Panel recommends that the incumbent Chair be re-appointed to serve on the Board for another term in order for the Board to benefit from his broad business and strategic management skills, extensive knowledge and experience in waterfront matters, solid relationships with other Board members and the Federal and Provincial Governments, stabilizing presence leading up to the Pan-Am Games in 2015 and his availability to prepare potential successors for the Chair role.

 

Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (January 21, 2013) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel is now public.  City Council has appointed the following individuals to the Board of Directors of Waterfront Toronto:

 

Janet E. Graham (Incumbent)

Chartered Accountant, MBA

IQ Alliance Incorporated

Past Managing Director/Vice-President Investment Banking, CIBC Wood Gundy Securities Inc. 

Member of Board and Chair of Audit Committee, Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation

Member of Board, Chair of Audit Committee and Member of Investment and Real Estate Committee, Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation

Past member of Board and Chair of Special and Audit Committees, Charter Real Estate Investment Trust

Past member of Board and Special, Audit, Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees, Crystal River Capital Inc. 

 

Mark Wilson (Incumbent)

Chair, Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation

Strategy Consultant, IBM Inc.

Past Director, Evergreen

Past Director, Toronto Economic Development Corporation (TEDCO)

Past Member, Waterfront Revitalization Task Force

 

Gary Wright

Former Chief Planner and Executive Director of City Planning, City of Toronto

 

Confidential Attachment 3 to the report (January 21, 2013) from the Chair, Corporations Nominating Panel remains confidential in its entirety in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it contains personal information about an identifiable individual.  The alternate's name will be made public if appointed to the Board of Directors of Waterfront Toronto.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on February 20, 2013, and considered confidential information on this Item as relates to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Board of Directors of Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Board of Directors of Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation

Background Information (City Council)

(January 21, 2013) Transmittal from Mayor Rob Ford on the Appointment of Citizen Members to the Board of Directors of Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation (CC30.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-56157.pdf
(January 21, 2013) Report from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel on the Appointment of Citizens to the Board of Directors of Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-56158.pdf
(January 21, 2013) Confidential Attachment 1: Confidential Information
Confidential Attachment 2: Recommended Citizen Appointments to the Board of Directors of Waterfront Toronto
Confidential Attachment 3: Recommended Alternate Citizen Member of the Board of Directors of Waterfront Toronto

Motions (City Council)

Report of Committee of the Whole

February 20, 2013 - 7:23 p.m. - Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had completed its closed session consideration of the CC30.1 - Appointment of Citizen Members to the Board of Directors of Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation.  No motions were moved during the closed session.  Council would now proceed with the public debate on the Item.


1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Lost)

That:

 

1.         City Council receive the Recommendations from the Corporations Nominating Panel.

 

2.         City Council request Mayor Ford to establish a new Corporations Nominating Panel to consider the appointments to the Board of Directors of Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation.

 

3.         City Council extend the appointments of the following three current citizen representatives on the board of the Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation until their successors are appointed:

 

- Janet Graham;

- Matti Siemiatycki; and

- Mark Wilson.

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-20-2013 7:57 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - CC30.1 - Minnan-Wong - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 12 Members that voted Yes are Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio
Total members that voted No: 27 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Mike Del Grande, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Jaye Robinson, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-20-2013 7:58 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC30.1 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Denzil Minnan-Wong
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Mike Del Grande, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Jaye Robinson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council