Item - 2013.CD22.1

Tracking Status

CD22.1 - Recreation Service Plan 2013-2017 Implementation Plan

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on July 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2013, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt the 2013-2017 Recreation Service Plan Implementation Plan attached as Appendix A to the report (June 12, 2013) from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and refer the financial impacts to Budget Committee for consideration, noting that it may be amended as reports on priority centres, welcome policy, user fees and universal access, youth engagement strategy, and open streets have been reviewed by Committee and Council.

 

2.         City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to fully participate in the youth consultation framework developed for the Youth Equity Strategy (Item CD22.8 Toronto Youth Equity Framework) and work with the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration to identify points of integration, partnership and collaboration across departments and the two strategies.

 

3.         City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the September 18, 2013 meeting of the Community Development and Recreation Committee on the Youth Engagement Strategy, at the same time as the Youth Equity Strategy.

 

4.         City Council support the elimination of leisure swimming fees for children and youth for 2014.

 

5.         City Council direct the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report on the review of user fees to the September 18, 2013 meeting of the Community Development and Recreation Committee, and include the financial implications of eliminating of leisure swimming fees for children and youth in 2014.

 

6.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report on a strengthened capital plan for parks and recreation services during the 2014 budget process.

 

7.         City Council request the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, in preparing for the 2014 Operating budget, to include the incremental costs of this Implementation Plan outside the regular staff budget setting targets.

 

8.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report back to the Community Development and Recreation Committee on expanding the Duke of Edinburgh award or a similar program.

 

9.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report back to the Community Development and Recreation Committee in early 2014 on expanding the use of school pools to the 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. period for use by Parks, Forestry and Recreation to achieve the goals of the Implementation program in early 2014.

 

10.       City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the October 28, 2013 meeting of the Community Development and Recreation Committee on all matters, including youth engagement and the welcome policy usage review, that may have 2014 operating budget implications.

 

11.       City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the Community Development and Recreation Committee, with the upcoming reports in Fall 2013, on minimum requirements for Priority Centre programming, including capacity and hours, to be applied to all current and future Priority Centres.

Background Information (Committee)

(June 12, 2013) Report from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation on Recreation Service Plan 2013 - 2017 Implementation Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-59524.pdf
Appendix A - Recreation Service Plan Implementation Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-59498.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(June 19, 2013) E-mail from Jeffrey Reitz (CD.New.CD22.1.1)
(June 26, 2013) E-mail from Mark J. Richardson (CD.New.CD22.1.2)
(June 26, 2013) Submission from Mark J. Richardson (CD.New.CD22.1.3)

Communications (City Council)

(June 26, 2013) Letter from Asma Ali, She Moves Toronto (CC.Main.CD22.1.4)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/comm/communicationfile-38984.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jul-17-2013 6:32 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD22.1 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 32 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, David Shiner, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Frank Di Giorgio
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Rob Ford, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, John Parker, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson

CD22.1 - Recreation Service Plan 2013-2017 Implementation Plan

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Community Development and Recreation Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council adopt the 2013-2017 Recreation Service Plan Implementation Plan attached as Appendix A to the report (June 12, 2013) from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and refer the financial impacts to Budget Committee for consideration, noting that it may be amended as reports on priority centres, welcome policy, user fees and universal access, youth engagement strategy, and open streets have been reviewed be Committee and Council.

 

2.         City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to fully participate in the youth consultation framework developed for the Youth Equity Strategy (Item CD22.8 Toronto Youth Equity Framework) and work with the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration to identify points of integration, partnership and collaboration across departments and the two strategies.

 

3.         City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry to report to the September 18, 2013 meeting of the Community Development and Recreation Committee on the Youth Engagement Strategy, at the same time as the Youth Equity Strategy.

 

4.         City Council support the elimination of leisure swimming fees for children and youth for 2014.

 

5.         City Council direct the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report on the review of user fees to the September 18, 2013 meeting of the Community Development and Recreation Committee, and include the financial implications of eliminating of leisure swimming fees for children and youth in 2014.

 

6.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report on a strengthened capital plan for parks and recreation services during the 2014 budget process.

 

7.         City Council request the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, in preparing for the 2014 Operating budget, to include the incremental costs of this Implementation Plan outside the regular staff budget setting targets.

 

8.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report back to the Community Development and Recreation Committee on expanding the Duke of Edinburgh award or a similar program.

 

9.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report back to the Community Development and Recreation Committee in early 2014 on expanding the use of school pools to the 4 to 6 p.m. period for use by the City's recreation division to achieve the goals of the Implementation program in early 2014.

 

10.       City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the October 28, 2013 meeting of the Community Development and Recreation Committee on all matters, including youth engagement and the welcome policy usage review, that may have 2014 operating budget implications.

 

11.       City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the Community Development and Recreation Committee, with the upcoming reports in Fall 2013, on minimum requirements for Priority Centre programming, including capacity and hours, to be applied to all current and future Priority Centres.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Community Development and Recreation Committee:

 

1.         Requested the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to consider the recommendations made in today's public presentations when reporting back to the Community Development and Recreation Committee on the Recreation Service Plan 2013-2017 Implementation Plan in the Fall of 2013.

Origin

(June 12, 2013) Report from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation

Summary

This report recommends an Implementation Plan for the City of Toronto 2013-2017 Recreation Service Plan.  The Plan was adopted by Council in November 2012.  The Recreation Service Plan will guide the City of Toronto's delivery of recreation programs and services over the next five years.

 

The Implementation Plan sets out the timelines, benchmark activities and resource requirements to implement the actions contained in the Recreation Service Plan.

Background Information

(June 12, 2013) Report from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation on Recreation Service Plan 2013 - 2017 Implementation Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-59524.pdf
Appendix A - Recreation Service Plan Implementation Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-59498.pdf

Communications

(June 19, 2013) E-mail from Jeffrey Reitz (CD.New.CD22.1.1)
(June 26, 2013) E-mail from Mark J. Richardson (CD.New.CD22.1.2)
(June 26, 2013) Submission from Mark J. Richardson (CD.New.CD22.1.3)

Speakers

Lishai Peel, Community Recreation for All and Toronto Women's City Alliance
Alex Murphy, Community Recreation for All
Mark Richardson
Terryl Knox Magbanua
Trevain Britton, Toronto Youth Cabinet
Carol Nash, Alpha II Alternative School
Councillor Janet Davis
Councillor Paula Fletcher

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Maria Augimeri (Carried)

That:

 

1.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the Community Development and Recreation Committee, with the upcoming reports in Fall 2013, on minimum requirements for Priority Centre programming, including capacity and hours, to be applied to all current and future Priority Centres.


2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Maria Augimeri (Carried)

That the Community Development and Recreation Committee:

 

1.         Request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to consider the recommendations made in today's public presentations when reporting back to the Community Development and Recreation Committee on the Recreation Service Plan 2013-2017 Implementation Plan in the Fall of 2013.


3 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Carried)

That:

 

1          City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to fully participate in the youth consultation framework developed for the Youth Equity Strategy (Item CD22.8 Toronto Youth Equity Framework) and work with the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration to identify points of integration, partnership and collaboration across departments and the two strategies.

 

2.         City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry to report to the September 18, 2013 meeting of the Community Development and Recreation Committee on the Youth Engagement Strategy, at the same time as the Youth Equity Strategy.


4 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Carried)

That:

 

1.         City Council support the elimination of leisure swimming fees for children and youth for 2014.

 

2.         City Council direct the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report on the review of user fees to the September 18, 2013 meeting of the Community Development and Recreation Committee, and include the financial implications of eliminating of leisure swimming fees for children and youth in 2014.


5 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Carried)

That:

 

1.         Recommendation 1 in the report be amended to add:

 

            "noting that it may be amended as reports on priority centres, welcome policy, user fees and universal access, youth engagement strategy, and open streets have been reviewed be Committee and Council."

 

2.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report on a strengthened capital plan for parks and recreation services during the 2014 budget process.

 

3.         City Council request the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, in preparing for the 2014 Operating budget, to include the incremental costs of this Implementation Plan outside the regular staff budget setting targets.

 

4.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report back to the Community Development and Recreation Committee on expanding the Duke of Edinburgh award or a similar program.

 

5.         City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report back to the Community Development and Recreation Committee in early 2014 on expanding the use of school pools to the 4 to 6 p.m. period for use by the City's recreation division to achieve the goals of the Implementation program in early 2014.

 

6.         City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the October 28, 2013 meeting of the Community Development and Recreation Committee on all matters, including youth engagement and the welcome policy usage review, that may have 2014 operating budget implications.


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