Item - 2013.CC36.8

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 11, 2013 with amendments.

CC36.8 - Appointment of Citizens to the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc.

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on June 11, 12 and 13, 2013, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the individuals listed in Confidential Attachment 1, as amended, to the report (June 3, 2013) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel to serve at the pleasure of Council as members of the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc., including one individual to serve as Chair of the Board of Directors, effective June 24, 2013, for a term ending June 23, 2015, with a renewal term of two years, or until a successor is appointed.

 

2.         City Council waive the Public Appointments Policy residency requirement for membership for the one individual listed in Confidential Attachment 1, as amended, to the report (June 3, 2013) from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel to permit service on the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc. according to the terms in Part 1 above.

 

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

 

4.         City Council request the incoming Chair for the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc. to  provide, through the City Manager, a confidential report to City Council setting out the Chief Executive Officer selection process undertaken and conclusions reached by the Board prior to the Board finalizing its selection of a candidate for the position of Chief Executive Officer.

 

5.         City Council, acting as Shareholder, direct that following the appointment of new Board members that the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc. reconstitute its Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee and that the Committee re-start the process of reviewing applications, short-listing and interviewing candidates for the Chief Executive Officer position.

 

City Council has appointed the following six individuals to the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc.:

 

Michael Bernstein

President and CEO, Capstone Infrastructure Corporation

Former President, Macquarie Capital Funds Canada Ltd.

Former Executive Director, CIBC World Markets Inc.

Member of the Board of Trade’s Infrastructure Committee

Board Member, Youth in Motion

Former Member, Steering Committee for the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)

 

Nancy Cohen

Managing Director, Corporate Occupier and Investor Services, Cushman & Wakefield

Former Senior VP and Director, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)

Former VP and Director, CB Commercial Real Estate Group Canada Inc.

Member, Cushman & Wakefield Green Council

Former Architect

Former Member, Ontario Association of Architects Sustainability Committee

 

Chris Hardwicke

Senior Associate, Sweeney Sterling Finlayson & Co Architects

Adjunct Professor, University of Waterloo School of Architecture

Visiting Critic, Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto

Former Instructor, Urban Design & Planning for Green Development, OPPI Professional Development

Member, Downsview Park Design Review Panel

Member, Steering Committee of the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation

 

Ucal Powell (Recommended waiver of Public Appointments Policy residency requirement)

Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario

Chairman, Employee Bargain Agency, Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario

Trustee, Carpenters’ Local 27 Health & Welfare and Pension Fund

Board Member, Humber River Regional Hospital Foundation

Board Member, Ontario College of Trades

Former Member, Provincial Advisory Committee for General Carpentry and the

Provincial Advisory Committee of Apprenticeship Training for Resilient Flooring

 

Daniel Sullivan (Recommended Chair)

Board Member, Allied Properties REIT

Board Member, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

Director, St. Michaels’s Hospital Foundation

Former Consul General for Canada in New York, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Former Deputy Chair, Scotia Capital Inc.

Former Director, Monarch Development Corporation

Former Chairman, Toronto Stock Exchange

 

Moshe Wertheim

President, Veritable Systems Inc.

President, Wertheim Consulting Inc. Collaborative Real Estate Solutions

Former Senior Project Officer, Waterfront Toronto

Former Senior VP, Innovations and Engineering, Brookfield Properties Corporation

Former Senior VP, Property Operations and Engineering, O&Y Properties Inc.

Former Member, Technical Standards and Safety Authority

 

City Council also issued confidential instructions to the Corporation Nominating Panel respecting the appointment of an additional Member and the identification of alternates for the Build Toronto Board.

 

Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (June 3, 2013) from the Chair, Corporation 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 identifiable persons.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on June 11, 2013, to consider confidential information on this Item as relates to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc.  City Council subsequently did not consider this Item in the June 11, 2013 closed session.

 

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on June 13, 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 Build Toronto Inc.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc.

Background Information (City Council)

(June 3, 2013) Transmittal from Mayor Rob Ford on the Appointment of Citizen Members to the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc. (CC36.8)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-59195.pdf
(June 3, 2013) Report from the Chair, Corporation Nominating Panel on the Appointment of Citizens to the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc.
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-59196.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1: Recommended Citizen Appointments to the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc.
Confidential Attachment 2: Recommended Alternate Citizen Members of the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc.

Motions (City Council)

Report of Committee of the Whole

June 11, 2013 - 7:46 p.m. - Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had not considered Item CC36.8 in the closed session.


Report of Committee of the Whole

June 13, 2013 at 7:35 p.m - Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had completed its closed session consideration of the CC36.8 - Appointment of Citizens to the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc.  No motions were moved during the closed session.


1 - Motion to Amend Motion moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Carried)

That City Council adopt the recommendation contained in the Confidential Attachment to the motion by Councillor Fletcher.

Vote (Amend Motion) Jun-13-2013 7:43 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC36.8 - Fletcher - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Josh Matlow, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho, Frank Di Giorgio, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson

2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Josh Colle (Carried)

That:

 

1.         City Council request the incoming Chair for the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc. to  provide, through the City Manager, a confidential report to City Council setting out the Chief Executive Officer selection process undertaken and conclusions reached by the Board prior to the Board finalizing its selection of a candidate for the position of Chief Executive Officer.

 

2.         City Council, acting as Shareholder, direct that following the appointment of new Board members that the Board of Directors of Build Toronto Inc. reconstitute its Human Resources and Corporate Governance Committee and that the Committee re-start the process of reviewing applications, short-listing and interviewing candidates for the Chief Executive Officer position.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Jun-13-2013 7:44 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC36.8 - Colle - motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho, Frank Di Giorgio, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson

3 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Peter Milczyn (Amended)

That City Council adopt the recommendations contained in the Confidential Attachment to the motion by Councillor Milczyn.

 

Amended by motion 1 by Councillor Fletcher.

Vote (Amend Item) Jun-13-2013 7:43 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC36.8 - Milczyn - motion 3 as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 32 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho, Frank Di Giorgio, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-13-2013 7:45 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC36.8 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Mark Grimes
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho, Frank Di Giorgio, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council