Item - 2013.CC32.6

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on April 3, 2013 with amendments.

CC32.6 - Appointment of Citizen Members to the Board of Directors of Toronto Hydro Corporation

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on April 3 and 4, 2013, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the individuals listed in Confidential Attachment 1, as amended, to the report (March 25, 2013) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel to serve at pleasure of Council as members of the Board of Directors of Toronto Hydro Corporation effective April 15, 2013, for a term ending April 14, 2015, with a renewal term of two years, or until a successor is appointed.

 

2.         City Council identify the individuals named in Confidential Attachment 2, as amended, to the report (March 25, 2013) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel as alternate members of the Board of Directors of Toronto Hydro Corporation so that in the event there is a citizen vacancy on the Toronto Hydro 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.

 

3.         City Council direct that Confidential Attachment 1, as amended, to the report (March 25, 2013) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel be made public following City Council’s approval and after the individuals named therein have been notified of Council's decision.

 

4.         City Council direct that the contents of Confidential Attachment 2, as amended, to the report (March 25, 2013) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel be kept confidential in their entirety after consideration of this report by Council.

 

City Council has appointed the following individuals to the Board of Directors of Toronto Hydro Corporation:

 

David Williams CGA, ICD.D (Incumbent Member and Recommended Chair)

Former President and CEO, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

Former Executive Vice-President, Loblaw Companies Limited

Former Executive Vice-President, George Weston Limited

Former President, National Grocers Limited

 

Colum Bastable FCA (IRL), LL. D.

Board Member, Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited

Trustee, Member of Audit Committee and Chair of Governance and Nominating Committee, Brookfield Office Properties Canada REIT

Former President and CEO, Royal LePage Ltd. 

Former Managing Partner, Commercial Real Estate Services, Brascan Corporation

Former Chairman, Cushman and Wakefield Ltd. 

Former Member and Chair, Board of Governors, McMaster University

 

Vince Brescia CMA (Incumbent)

President and CEO, Federation of Rental-Housing Providers of Ontario

Board Member and Past Chair, Canadian Federation of Apartment Associations

Former Board Member, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation

 

Isabel Meharry MBA, FCA, CPA, C.Dir.

Chief Financial Officer, Green Shield Canada

Former President and CEO, Financial Executive International

Board Chair and Chair of Audit and Nominating Committees, Kerry Place Autism Services

Board Chair and Chair of Audit and Credit and Risk Committees, Ontario Infrastructure and Lands Corporation (“Infrastructure Ontario”)

Member, Governing Council, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

Board Chair, Audit Committee, APRIO

Board Chair, Audit Committee, Hope Air

 

Glenna Carr ICD. D

Former Board Chair, Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.

Former Board Chair, Independent Electricity System Operator

Former Board Chair, Technical Standards and Safety Authority

Board member, Ault Foods Limited

Former Secretary, Management Board of Cabinet/Chair of Civil Service, Government of Ontario

Former Deputy Minister, Consumer and Commercial Relations, Government of Ontario

Former Deputy Minister, Skills Development, Government of Ontario

 

Derek Cowbourne ICD. D (Incumbent)

Former Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, Independent Electricity System Operator

Fellow, Institution of Engineering and Technology

Member, Professional Engineers of Ontario

 

Paulette Kennedy (Incumbent)

Commissioner, Ontario Securities Commission

Member, Governing Council and Business Board and Pension Committee and Chair, Audit Committee, University of Toronto

Former Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, AEGON Canada, Inc. 

Former Senior Vice-President and Chief Auditor, Sobey’s Inc.

Former Vice-President, Finance and Actuarial, Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada

 

Sara Gelgor LL.B., LL.M., MBA

Chief Compliance Officer and Ombudsman, ScotiaLife Financial, Scotiabank

Governor and Treasurer, North York General Hospital Foundation

Chair, Audit and Finance Committee, North York General Hospital Foundation

Former Vice-President and Director, Canadian National Exhibition Board of Directors

Past Chair, Board of Directors, Humewood House

Member, Humewood House Advisory Board

Past Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, The Financial Advisors Association of Canada

Former MBA Course Instructor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

 

Confidential Attachment 2, as amended, to the report (March 25, 2013) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel remains confidential in its entirety at this time, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it contains personal information about identifiable persons.  The alternates' names will be made public if appointed to the Board of Directors of Toronto Hydro Corporation.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on April 4, 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 Hydro Corporation.

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

Background Information (City Council)

(March 25, 2013) Transmittal from Mayor Rob Ford on the Appointment of Citizen Members to the Board of Directors of Toronto Hydro Corporation (CC32.6)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-57147.pdf
(March 25, 2013) Report from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel on the Appointment of Citizens to the Board of Directors of Toronto Hydro Corporation
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-57148.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1: Recommended Citizen Appointments to the Board of Directors of Toronto Hydro Corporation
Confidential Attachment 2: Recommended Alternate Citizen Members of the Board of Directors of Toronto Hydro Corporation

Motions (City Council)

Report of Committee of the Whole

April 4, 2013 at 8:07 p.m. - Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had not completed its closed session consideration of Item C32.6 - Appointment of Citizen Members to the Board of Directors of Toronto Hydro Corporation.  Council proceeded with the public debate on this Item.


1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Mayor Rob Ford (Carried)

That City Council adopt the recommendations contained in the Confidential Attachment to the motion by Councillor Josh Colle moved in closed session.

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-04-2013 8:25 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC32.6 - Mayor Ford - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are 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, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Ron Moeser, John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Peter Milczyn, Michael Thompson

2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Gloria Lindsay Luby (Redundant)

That the Item be amended as follows:

 

1          Candidate #21 being recommended for appointment be deleted and Candidate #96 be appointed instead.

 

2.         Candidates #21 and #47 be identified as alternates.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata ruled motion 2 by Councillor Lindsay Luby redundant, as motion 1 by Mayor Ford had carried.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-04-2013 8:25 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC32.6 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are 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, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Peter Milczyn, Michael Thompson

Motion to End Debate moved by Councillor Raymond Cho (Carried)

That in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council end the debate on Item CC32.6 and take the vote immediately.

Vote (End Debate) Apr-04-2013 8:23 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC32.6 - End debate
Total members that voted Yes: 30 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 9 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Doug Ford, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, John Parker, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Peter Milczyn, Michael Thompson

Point of Privilege by Councillor Janet Davis

Councillor Davis, rising on a point of privilege, stated that during the closed session, she had made remarks that were construed as critical of the City Manager's staff.  Councillor Davis stated that it was not her intent to question the integrity of staff and apologized for her remarks.

Rulings (City Council)

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Councillor Ainslie, rising on a point of privilege, stated that Councillor Carroll, during her remarks, had said that a member of the nominating panel had requested her to place a motion on this Item. Councillor Ainslie stated that he had not made such a request and asked Councillor Carroll to apologize and withdraw her remarks.
Speaker Nunziata accepted the point of privilege and asked Councillor Carroll to withdraw her remarks.
Councillor Carroll apologized for her anger but did not withdraw her remarks.

Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council