Item - 2013.CC44.1

Tracking Status

CC44.1 - Proposed Suspension and Substitution of Special Rules in Chapter 27, Council Procedures and Amendments to the Powers, Duties and Office Operations of the Mayor

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on November 18, 2013 adopted the following:

 

That as a temporary measure until November 30, 2014:

 

1.         City Council reallocate the operating budget of the Office of the Mayor as follows:

 

a.         the budget of the Office of the Mayor be set at $95,000 for the remainder of 2013 and the budget of the Office of the Mayor for January 1 to November 30, 2014, be set at $712,000, plus the amount of the Mayor's salary and benefits; and

 

b.         the balance of the operating budget in 2013 in the amount of  $429,880, and for January 1 to November 30, 2014 in the amount of $882,820 be re-allocated to the City Clerk's Office to be administered under the oversight of the Deputy Mayor.

 

2.         In the best interests of the City's continued effective operation, City Council authorize the Deputy Mayor, in consultation with the City Clerk, to assume the responsibility for staffing and effect the transfer of existing staff of the Mayor's Office to the Office of the City Clerk, in accordance with the reallocated operating budget and to provide options to staff not transferred in relation to their continued employment or severance in accordance with clause 15 of their employment contracts.

 

3.         City Council suspend the necessary rules and substitute new rules that give effect to the following:

       

a.         the Deputy Mayor is the chair of the Executive Committee;

 

b.         the Executive Committee elects a vice chair from among its own members;

 

c.         the Mayor is no longer a member of all Council committees by virtue of office, and does not enjoy the rights and privileges of other committee members when present at a committee meeting;

 

d.         the Mayor can no longer designate or set times for key matters;

 

e.         the Mayor can no longer elect to speak first or last on agenda items;

 

f.          the Deputy Mayor chairs the Striking Committee by virtue of office and the Mayor no longer has the power to chair or assign the chair's position;

 

g.         if a vacancy in the chair of the Civic Appointments Committee occurs, City Council fills the vacancy and the committee elects its own chair;

 

h.         if a vacancy occurs in the position designated by the Mayor on the Affordable Housing Committee, City Council fills the vacancy; and

 

i.          the City Clerk consults with the Speaker instead of the Mayor on the urgency of motions without notice received after the agenda closing and before the Council meeting under Section 27-65.

 

4.         City Council amend the Public Appointments Policy to provide that City Council appoints the Corporations Nominating Panels.

 

5.         City Council amend Section 27-112 of the Council Procedures to provide that the Clerk and the Chair of the meeting signs minutes of meetings once adopted.

 

6.         City Council amend Chapter 30, Debenture and Other Borrowing, to:

 

a.         remove the Mayor as a member of the Debenture Committee;

 

b.         appoint the Deputy Mayor as the Chair of the Debenture Committee;

 

c.         remove the Deputy Mayor and Chair of the Budget Committee as the Mayor's Alternates in respect to certain authorities currently granted to the Mayor under that Chapter;

 

d.         remove the Mayor's authority, together with the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to enter into agreements during the remainder of the current term of Council for the issuance and sale of debentures, and to enter into any additional agreements to provide for the reduction of interest rate or currency risk;

 

e.         remove the Mayor's authority, together with the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to apply on behalf of the City to regulatory bodies for any approval required for any agreement for the issuance of debentures;

 

f.          remove the Mayor's authority to authorize the temporary borrowing of funds together with the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, during the remainder of the current term of Council, for both current expenditures and for capital works which are to financed by debenture or bank loans; and

 

g.         to delegate authority to the Deputy Mayor in respect of the powers removed from the Mayor under Parts 6.d., e. and f., above.

Background Information (City Council)

Petition under s. 27-30 of the City of Toronto Council Procedures bearing the names and signatures of 28 Members of City Council
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-63805.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(November 18, 2013) Letter from George Rust-D'Eye, Barrister and Solicitor, submitted by Mayor Rob Ford (CC.New.CC44.1.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/comm/communicationfile-41201.pdf
(November 16, 2013) E-mail from David Bourque (CC.New.CC44.1.2)
(November 18, 2013) E-mail from George Krickovic and Michelle Henderson (CC.New.CC44.1.3)
(November 17, 2013) E-mail from Zelda Ruth Harris (CC.New.CC44.1.4)
(November 18, 2013) Submission from Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ward 34 Don Valley East - excerpt from the City of Toronto Act, 2006 (CC.New.CC44.1.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/comm/communicationfile-41344.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor John Filion (Carried)

That:

 

1.         City Council delete Recommendation 1.

 

2.         City Council delete Recommendation 2 and insert the following:

 

"2.        City Council reallocate the operating budget of the Office of the Mayor as follows:

 

(a)             the budget of the Office of the Mayor be set at $95,000 for the remainder of 2013 and the budget of the Office of the Mayor for January 1 to November 30, 2014, be set at $712,000, plus the amount of the Mayor's salary and benefits.

 

(b)             the balance of the operating budget in 2013 in the amount of  $429,880, and for January 1 to November 30, 2014 in the amount of $882,820 be re-allocated to the City Clerk's Office to be administered under the oversight of the Deputy Mayor."

 

3.         City Council delete Recommendation 3 and insert the following:

 

"3.              In the best interests of the City's continued effective operation, City Council authorize the Deputy Mayor, in consultation with the City Clerk, to assume the responsibility for staffing and effect the transfer of existing staff of the Mayor's Office to the Office of the City Clerk, in accordance with the reallocated operating budget and to provide options to staff not transferred in relation to their continued employment or severance in accordance with clause 15 of their employment contracts."

 

4.         That City Council insert new parts to Recommendation 4 as follows:

 

"d.       The Mayor can no longer designate or set times for key matters

 

e.         The Mayor can no longer elect to speak first or last on agenda items

 

f.          The Deputy Mayor chairs the Striking Committee by virtue of office and the Mayor no longer has the power to chair or assign the chair's position.

 

g.         If a vacancy in the chair of the Civic Appointments Committee occurs, City Council fills the vacancy and the committee elects its own chair.

 

h.         If a vacancy occurs in the position designated by the Mayor on the Affordable Housing Committee, City Council fills the vacancy.

 

i         The City Clerk consults with the Speaker instead of the Mayor on the urgency of motions without notice received after the agenda closing and before the Council meeting under s. 27-65"

 

5.         City Council amend the public appointments policy to provide that City Council appoints the Corporations Nominating Panels.

 

6.         City Council amend s.27-112 of the Council Procedures to provide that the Clerk and the Chair of the meeting signs minutes of meetings once adopted.

 

7.         City Council amend Chapter 30, Debenture and Other Borrowing, to

 

a.         remove the Mayor as a member of the Debenture Committee;

 

b.         appoint the Deputy Mayor as the Chair of the Debenture Committee;

 

c.         remove the Deputy Mayor and Chair of the Budget Committee as the Mayor's Alternates in respect to certain authorities currently granted to the Mayor under that Chapter;

 

d.         remove the Mayor's authority, together with the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to enter into agreements during the remainder of the current term of Council for the issuance and sale of debentures, and to enter into any additional agreements to provide for the reduction of interest rate or currency risk, ;

 

e.         remove the Mayor's authority, together with the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to apply on behalf of the City to regulatory bodies for any approval required for any agreement for the issuance of debentures;

 

f.          remove the Mayor's authority to authorize the temporary borrowing of funds together with the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, during the remainder of the current term of Council, for both current expenditures and for capital works which are to financed by debenture or bank loans; and

 

g.         to delegate authority to the Deputy Mayor in respect of the powers removed from the Mayor under parts (d), (e) and (f) above.

 

So it now reads as follows:

 

"That as a temporary measure until November 30, 2014:

 

1.         City Council reallocate the operating budget of the Office of the Mayor as follows:

 

(a)         the budget of the Office of the Mayor be set at $95,000 for the remainder of 2013 and the budget of the Office of the Mayor for January 1 to November 30, 2014, be set at $712,000, plus the amount of the Mayor's salary and benefits.

 

 (b)        the balance of the operating budget in 2013 in the amount of  $429,880, and for January 1 to November 30, 2014 in the amount of $882,820 be re-allocated to the City Clerk's Office to be administered under the oversight of the Deputy Mayor.

 

2.         In the best interests of the City's continued effective operation, City Council authorize the Deputy Mayor, in consultation with the City Clerk, to assume the responsibility for staffing and effect the transfer of existing staff of the Mayor's Office to the Office of the City Clerk, in accordance with the reallocated operating budget and to provide options to staff not transferred in relation to their continued employment or severance in accordance with clause 15 of their employment contracts."

 

3.         City Council suspend the necessary rules and substitute new rules that give effect to the following:

        

a.         the Deputy Mayor is the chair of the Executive Committee.

 

b.         the Executive Committee elects a vice chair from among its own members.

 

c.         the Mayor is no longer a member of all Council committees by virtue of office, and does not enjoy the rights and privileges of other committee members when present at a committee meeting.

 

d.       The Mayor can no longer designate or set times for key matters

 

e.         The Mayor can no longer elect to speak first or last on agenda items

 

f.          The Deputy Mayor chairs the Striking Committee by virtue of office and the Mayor no longer has the power to chair or assign the chair's position.

 

g.         If a vacancy in the chair of the Civic Appointments Committee occurs, City Council fills the vacancy and the committee elects its own chair.

 

 h.         If a vacancy occurs in the position designated by the Mayor on the Affordable Housing Committee, City Council fills the vacancy.

 

i.          The City Clerk consults with the Speaker instead of the Mayor on the urgency of motions without notice received after the agenda closing and before the Council meeting under s. 27-65"

 

4.         City Council amend the public appointments policy to provide that City Council appoints the Corporations Nominating Panels.

 

5.         City Council amend s. 27-112 of the Council Procedures to provide that the Clerk and the Chair of the meeting signs minutes of meetings once adopted.

 

6.         City Council amend Chapter 30, Debenture and Other Borrowing, to

 

a.         remove the Mayor as a member of the Debenture Committee;

 

b.         appoint the Deputy Mayor as the Chair of the Debenture Committee;

 

c.         remove the Deputy Mayor and Chair of the Budget Committee as the Mayor's Alternates in respect to certain authorities currently granted to the Mayor under that Chapter;

 

d.         remove the Mayor's authority, together with the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to enter into agreements during the remainder of the current term of Council for the issuance and sale of debentures, and to enter into any additional agreements to provide for the reduction of interest rate or currency risk,

 

e.         remove the Mayor's authority, together with the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to apply on behalf of the City to regulatory bodies for any approval required for any agreement for the issuance of debentures;

 

f.          remove the Mayor's authority to authorize the temporary borrowing of funds together with the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, during the remainder of the current term of Council, for both current expenditures and for capital works which are to financed by debenture or bank loans; and

 

g.         to delegate authority to the Deputy Mayor in respect of the powers removed from the Mayor under parts (d), (e) and (f) above."

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:04 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 1
Total members that voted Yes: 40 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, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:05 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 2a
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:06 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 2b
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Anthony Perruzza
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:06 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 3
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Anthony Perruzza
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:07 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 4d
Total members that voted Yes: 32 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, John Parker, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 10 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Chin Lee, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:08 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 4e
Total members that voted Yes: 30 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, John Parker, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 12 Members that voted No are Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Mark Grimes, Chin Lee, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:09 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 4f
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Michelle Berardinetti, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Mark Grimes, Frances Nunziata (Chair), David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:10 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 4g
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Doug Ford, Mark Grimes, Frances Nunziata (Chair), David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:10 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 4h
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Mark Grimes, Frances Nunziata (Chair), David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:11 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 4i
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:12 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 5
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:12 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 6
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Doug Ford, Mark Grimes, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:13 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 7a
Total members that voted Yes: 34 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 8 Members that voted No are Michelle Berardinetti, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Peter Leon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:14 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 7b
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, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:14 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 7c
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:15 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 7d
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:16 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 7e
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Peter Leon, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:16 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 7f
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Vote (Amend Item) Nov-18-2013 5:17 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC44.1 - Filion - motion 1 - Part 7g
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, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

2 - Motion to Defer Item moved by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti (Lost)

That City Council defer Item CC44.1 to such time as a medical opinion has been given to the City Clerk on a confidential basis by an independent health care provider on the Mayor’s ability to continue the duties of the Mayor’s Office, or if a medical leave would be required.  Further, until such a medical opinion is received by City Council, that the Deputy Mayor’s Office work closely with the Mayor and Mayoral staff to ensure continuity of the City's business.

Vote (Defer Item) Nov-18-2013 3:18 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - CC44.1 - Mammoliti - motion 2 - defer the item
Total members that voted Yes: 6 Members that voted Yes are Vincent Crisanti, Doug Ford, Rob Ford (Chair), Giorgio Mammoliti, Frances Nunziata, Cesar Palacio
Total members that voted No: 30 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 9 Members that were absent are Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Mary Fragedakis, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, John Parker, Karen Stintz

3 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Doug Ford (Out of Order)

That City Council request the Province of Ontario to enact legislation permitting City Council to call an election for the Office of Mayor before October 2014, such election to be composed of a thirty-day nomination period with the election to follow 45-days after the end of the nomination period.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Councillor Perks requested Speaker Nunziata to rule on Motion 3 by Councillor Ford.

Speaker Nunziata ruled Motion 3 by Councillor Ford out of order, as the Election is not before City Council on this Item.


4 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor James Pasternak (Lost)

That the measures in Item CC44.1 stay in place until such time as Council debates and votes on the Integrity Commissioner's investigation report requested under MM41.25.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Nov-18-2013 5:18 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - CC44.1 - Pasternak - motion 4
Total members that voted Yes: 9 Members that voted Yes are Michelle Berardinetti, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Karen Stintz
Total members that voted No: 32 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

5 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Ron Moeser (Lost)

That City Council request the City Manager to report back to Council on the progress of the transition of duties to the Deputy Mayor.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Nov-18-2013 5:20 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - CC44.1 - Moeser - motion 5
Total members that voted Yes: 11 Members that voted Yes are Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Peter Leon, Pam McConnell, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Jaye Robinson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 30 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

As it pertains to Part 4a.

Vote (Adopt Item) Nov-18-2013 5:22 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC44.1 - Part 4a
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Anthony Perruzza
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

As it pertains to Part 4b.

Vote (Adopt Item) Nov-18-2013 5:23 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC44.1 - Part 4b
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, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

As it pertains to Part 4c.

Vote (Adopt Item) Nov-18-2013 5:24 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC44.1 - Part 4c
Total members that voted Yes: 32 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 9 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Mark Grimes, Peter Leon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Nov-18-2013 5:24 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC44.1 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Anthony Perruzza
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti

Point of Order by Councillor Paula Fletcher

Councillor Fletcher, rising on a Point of Order, stated that the Mayor's legal team should not be sitting in the staff seating area, and requested that they move to the Member's Lounge.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and requested Mayor Ford's Solicitors to be re-seated in the public seating area.


Point of Order by Mayor Rob Ford

Mayor Ford, rising on a Point of Order, stated that there was no room in the public seating area, and requested four seats in the public seating area.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order, and requested that room be made in the public seating area for Mayor Ford's Solicitors.


Point of Order by Councillor John Filion

Councillor Filion, rising on a Point of Order, stated that he had provided advanced circulation of the amendment he would be moving, and requested that Members be permitted to ask questions of staff concerning the motion before it is moved.


Point of Order by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti

Councillor Mammoliti, rising on a Point of Order, stated that City Council should vary the seating protocol to permit Mayor Ford's Solicitors to sit in the area reserved for City Staff.

 

Speaker Nunziata put the proposal to vary the seating protocol to City Council for a vote.

Vote (Point of Order) Nov-18-2013 12:43 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Vary the seating protocol
Total members that voted Yes: 41 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, 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, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Pam McConnell
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Gloria Lindsay Luby, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Point of Privilege by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti

Councillor Mammoliti, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that it was not in his best interest to vote on the Item, and that he would try to move amendments on the Item but not participate in this illegal meeting.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon

Councillor McMahon, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that a person was walking with the Mayor and filming persons sitting in the public gallery, while wearing what appears to be a City of Toronto security badge. Councillor McMahon asked for the identity of the person and why he was filming.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and asked the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to respond.

The Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer advised that the individual in question was a member of Mayor Ford's staff and a former member of Corporate Security, no longer with Corporate Security.

The Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer advised Council that he was not able to say why the person was filming.


Point of Order by Councillor Doug Ford

Councillor Doug Ford, rising on a Point of Order, stated that he had accidentally removed his name from the speakers' list, and requested that his name be added back in the same position in the speaking order.

Ruling by Mayor Rob Ford
Mayor Ford accepted the Point of Order and advised that with Council's consent, Councillor Ford would be permitted to resume his position in the speaking order.


Motion to Waive the Rules moved by Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That City Council vary the speaking order to permit Councillor Ford to speak before Councillor Minnan-Wong.

Vote (Waive the Rules) Nov-18-2013 3:09 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - Vary speaking order to allow Councillor Ford to speak
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford (Chair), Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, 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 Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Mary Fragedakis, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Karen Stintz

Point of Privilege by Councillor Paula Fletcher

Councillor Fletcher, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that Mayor Ford had knocked over Councillor McConnell during the recess, and requested Mayor Ford to apologize to Councillor McConnell.

Ruling by Mayor Rob Ford
Mayor Ford accepted the Point of Privilege and apologized to Councillor McConnell.


Point of Order by Councillor John Filion

Councillor Filion, rising on a Point of Order, stated that Motion 3 by Councillor Ford was out of order.

Ruling by Mayor Rob Ford
Mayor Ford accepted the Point of Order and advised that a ruling would be made after the discussion on the Item was completed.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Janet Davis

Councillor Davis, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that Councillor Ford was making threatening remarks to a Member of Council and requested Speaker Nunziata to give Councillor Ford a final warning.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and requested Councillor Ford to retract his comment to Councillor Cho.

Councillor Ford retracted his comments.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Doug Ford

Councillor Ford, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that he did not threaten any Member, and requested that Councillor Davis retract her remarks.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata did not accept the Point of Privilege and advised that as Councillor Ford has d previously apologized the issue was finished.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Paula Fletcher

Councillor Fletcher, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that Councillor Mammoliti was continuing to interrupt Members of Council and requested that Speaker Nunziata address the issue.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and issued a first warning to Councillor Mammoliti.

Councillor Mammoliti apologized to Councillor Cho.


Point of Privilege by Mayor Rob Ford

Mayor Ford, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that he had just received a letter from the Integrity Commissioner, and that based on the advice in the letter, he would not be voting on the Item.

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