Item - 2013.CD23.10

Tracking Status

CD23.10 - 2014 Service Level Review - Community Development and Recreation Programs

Decision Type:
Presentation
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on October 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2013, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct that the following service standards be included in Cluster A and direct the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget, and that these service level standards be included without any Division having to offset with Divisional service level cuts, subject to the 2014 budget review process:

 

Community Recreation:

 

a.         drop-in youth programs be expanded to include 10 new sites;

 

b.         priority Centre expansion to include the implementation of 17 new centres, as approved by City Council;

 

c.         implementation of the Swim to Survive program, which is included in the approved Recreation Plan Implementation Strategy; and

 

d.         implementation of the Youth Leadership program, which is included in the approved Recreation Service Plan timeline and implementation strategy.

 

Hostel Services:

 

e.         actual bednights as a percentage of capacity to never fall below the Council approved rate of 90 percent.

 

Housing Stabilization Fund:

 

f.          the 2014 service levels be maintained at 2013 service levels.

 

2.         City Council direct that the following service standards be included in the 2014 Service Standards for the Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget, subject to the 2014 budget review process:

 

a.         all leisure swim programs have the same levels of service access as priority centre pools;

 

b.         all priority centres have equitable hours of programming with no centre losing existing hour of programming; and

 

c.         2014 service access for Welcome Policy users be maintained at 2013 levels.

 

3.         City Council direct that the following service standard be included in the 2014 Service Standards for the Children's Services, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget, subject to the 2014 budget review process:

 

a.         the equity service standard for infant, toddler, pre-school groups be increased by 2 percent (528 spaces).

 

4.         City Council direct that the following service standard be included in the 2014 Service Standards for Social Development, Finance and Administration, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget, subject to the 2014 budget review process:

 

a.         CPIP service levels be set based on the assessed high priority applications meeting all program criteria in the 2013 review cycle.

 

5.         City Council direct that the following service standard be included in the 2014 Service Standards for the Affordable Housing Office, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget, subject to the 2014 budget review process:

 

a.         the 2013 target of 1641 affordable rental housing starts be maintained in 2014.

Background Information (Committee)

(September 18, 2013) Presentation from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Overview Service Level Review
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-61308.pdf
(September 10, 2013) Staff Presentation on Affordable Housing Office, Children's Services, Community Recreation, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Services, Long-Term Care Homes and Services, Office of Emergency Management, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, Social Development, Finance and Administration (excluding Youth Employment), Toronto Office of Partnerships
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-61332.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(October 7, 2013) Supplementary report from the City Manager, the Deputy City Manager, Cluster A and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Community Development and Recreation Committee Service Level Recommendations - Estimated 2014 Budget Impact (CD23.10a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-62367.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(September 18, 2013) E-mail from Tim Maguire, President, Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 79 (CD.New.CD23.10.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/comm/communicationfile-39892.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

That City Council amend Community Development and Recreation Committee Recommendations 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 by inserting the words "subject to the 2014 budget review process" after the word "cuts", so that they now reads as follows:

 

1.         City Council direct that the following service standards be included in Cluster A and direct the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget, and that these service level standards be included without any Division having to offset with Divisional service level cuts subject to the 2014 budget review process:

 

Community Recreation:

 

a.         Drop-in youth programs be expanded to include 10 new sites;

 

b.         Priority Centre expansion to include the implementation of 17 new centres, as approved by City Council;

 

c.         Implementation of the Swim to Survive program, which is included in the approved Recreation Plan Implementation Strategy; and

 

d.         Implementation of the Youth Leadership program, which is included in the approved Recreation Service Plan timeline and implementation strategy.

 

Hostel Services:

 

e.         Actual bednights as a percentage of capacity to never fall below the Council approved rate of 90%.

 

Housing Stabilization Fund:

 

f.          The 2014 service levels be maintained at 2013 service levels.

 

2.         City Council direct that the following service standards be included in the 2014 Service Standards for the Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget subject to the 2014 budget review process:

 

a.         all leisure swim programs have the same levels of service access as priority centre pools;

 

b.         all priority centres have equitable hours of programming with no centre losing existing hour of programming; and

 

c.         2014 service access for Welcome Policy users be maintained at 2013 levels.

 

3.         City Council direct that the following service standard be included in the 2014 Service Standards for the Children's Services, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget subject to the 2014 budget review process:

 

a.         the equity service standard for infant, toddler, pre-school groups be increased by 2% (528 spaces).

 

4.         City Council direct that the following service standard be included in the 2014 Service Standards for Social Development, Finance and Administration, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget subject to the 2014 budget review process:

 

a.         CPIP service levels be set based on the assessed high priority applications meeting all program criteria in the 2013 review cycle.

 

5.         City Council direct that the following service standard be included in the 2014 Service Standards for the Affordable Housing Office, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget subject to the 2014 budget review process:

 

a.         The 2013 target of 1641 affordable rental housing starts be maintained in 2014.

Vote (Amend Item) Oct-11-2013 12:15 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD23.10 - Davis - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 24 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Gord Perks, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Gary Crawford, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, John Parker, Jaye Robinson
Total members that were Absent: 14 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Peter Milczyn, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Oct-11-2013 12:16 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD23.10 - Adopt item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Mike Del Grande, Gloria Lindsay Luby, John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 14 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Peter Milczyn, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam

CD23.10 - 2014 Service Level Review - Community Development and Recreation Programs

Decision Type:
Presentation
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Community Development and Recreation Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council direct that the following service standards be included in Cluster A and direct the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget, and that these service level standards be included without any Division having to offset with Divisional service level cuts:

 

Community Recreation:

 

a.         Drop-in youth programs be expanded to include 10 new sites;

 

b.         Priority Centre expansion to include the implementation of 17 new centres, as approved by City Council;

 

c.         Implementation of the Swim to Survive program, which is included in the approved Recreation Plan Implementation Strategy; and

 

d.         Implementation of the Youth Leadership program, which is included in the approved Recreation Service Plan timeline and implementation strategy.

 

Hostel Services:

 

e.         Actual bednights as a percentage of capacity to never fall below the Council approved rate of 90%.

 

Housing Stabilization Fund:

 

f.          The 2014 service levels be maintained at 2013 service levels.

 

2.         City Council direct that the following service standards be included in the 2014 Service Standards for the Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget:

 

a.         all leisure swim programs have the same levels of service access as priority centre pools;

 

b.         all priority centres have equitable hours of programming with no centre losing existing hour of programming; and

 

c.         2014 service access for Welcome Policy users be maintained at 2013 levels.

 

3.         City Council direct that the following service standard be included in the 2014 Service Standards for the Children's Services, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget:

 

a.         the equity service standard for infant, toddler, pre-school groups be increased by 2% (528 spaces).

 

4.         City Council direct that the following service standard be included in the 2014 Service Standards for Social Development, Finance and Administration, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget:

 

a.         CPIP service levels be set based on the assessed high priority applications meeting all program criteria in the 2013 review cycle.

 

5.         City Council direct that the following service standard be included in the 2014 Service Standards for the Affordable Housing Office, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget:

 

a.         The 2013 target of 1641 affordable rental housing starts be maintained in 2014.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Community Development and Recreation Committee:

 

1.         Requested the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration to review and report on human services metrics and develop a "Social Development dashboard".

 

2.         Requested the Fire Chief to develop service standards in diversity recruitment and report to the Community Development and Recreation Committee in early 2014.

Summary

City Council on July 16, 17, 18 and 19, 2013, in adopting Item EX33.29, approved the review of divisional service levels and activities for City Programs at appropriate Standing Committees in September 2013 (http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2013.EX33.29).

 

Staff will make presentations to the Community Development and Recreation Committee on the following:

 

-           Affordable Housing Office

-           Children's Services

-           Community Recreation

-           Emergency Medical Services

-           Fire Services

-           Long-Term Care Homes and Services

-           Office of Emergency Management

-           Shelter, Support and Housing Administration

-           Social Development, Finance and Administration (excluding Youth Employment)

-           Toronto Office of Partnerships

Background Information

(September 18, 2013) Presentation from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Overview Service Level Review
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-61308.pdf
(September 10, 2013) Staff Presentation on Affordable Housing Office, Children's Services, Community Recreation, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Services, Long-Term Care Homes and Services, Office of Emergency Management, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, Social Development, Finance and Administration (excluding Youth Employment), Toronto Office of Partnerships
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-61332.pdf

Communications

(September 18, 2013) E-mail from Tim Maguire, President, Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 79 (CD.New.CD23.10.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/comm/communicationfile-39892.pdf

Speakers

Tim Maguire, President, Canadian Union Public Employees (CUPE) Local 79
Mark J. Richardson
Councillor Janet Davis
Councillor Gord Perks
Councillor Adam Vaughan

Motions

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

That:

 

1.         City Council direct that the following service standards be included in Cluster A and direct the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget, and that these service level standards be included without any Division having to offset with Divisional service level cuts:

 

Community Recreation:

 

a.         Drop-in youth programs be expanded to include 10 new sites;

 

b.         Priority Centre expansion to include the implementation of 17 new centres, as approved by City Council

 

c.         Implementation of the Swim to Survive program, which is included in the approved Recreation Plan Implementation Strategy

 

d.         Implementation of the Youth Leadership program, which is included in the approved Recreation Service Plan timeline and implementation strategy

 

Hostel Services:

 

e.         Actual bednights as a percentage of capacity to never fall below the Council approved rate of 90%

 

Housing Stabilization Fund:

 

f.          The 2014 service levels be maintained at 2013 service levels.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Sep-18-2013

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD23.10 - Mihevc - Motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 3 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Joe Mihevc, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Josh Matlow, Anthony Perruzza (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri

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

Request the Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration review and report on human services metrics and develop a "Social Development dashboard".

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Sep-18-2013

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD23.10 - Mihevc - Motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 4 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Joe Mihevc, Anthony Perruzza (Chair), Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Josh Matlow
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri

3 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That:

 

1.         City Council direct that the following service standards be included in the 2014 Service Standards for the Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget:

 

a.         all leisure swim programs have the same levels of service access as priority centre pools;

 

b.         all priority centres have equitable hours of programming with no centre losing existing hour of programming; and

 

c.         2014 service access for Welcome Policy users be maintained at 2013 levels.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Sep-18-2013

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD23.10 - Wong-Tam - Motion 3
Total members that voted Yes: 3 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Joe Mihevc, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Josh Matlow, Anthony Perruzza (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri

4 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That:

 

1.         City Council direct that the following service standard be included in the 2014 Service Standards for the Children's Services, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget:

 

a.         the equity service standard for infant, toddler, pre-school groups be increased by 2% (528 spaces).

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Sep-18-2013

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD23.10 - Wong-Tam - Motion 4
Total members that voted Yes: 3 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Joe Mihevc, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Josh Matlow, Anthony Perruzza (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri

5 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That:

 

1.         City Council direct that the following service standard be included in the 2014 Service Standards for Social Development, Finance and Administration, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget:

 

a.         CPIP service levels be set based on the assessed high priority applications meeting all program criteria in the 2013 review cycle.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Sep-18-2013

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD23.10 - Wong-Tam - Motion 5
Total members that voted Yes: 3 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Joe Mihevc, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Josh Matlow, Anthony Perruzza (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri

6 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

Request the Fire Chief to develop service standards in diversity recruitment and report to the Community Development and Recreation Committee in early 2014.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Sep-18-2013

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD23.10 - Wong-Tam - Motion 6
Total members that voted Yes: 3 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Joe Mihevc, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Josh Matlow, Anthony Perruzza (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri

7 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Ana Bail„o (Carried)

That:

 

1.         City Council direct that the following service standard be included in the 2014 Service Standards for the Affordable Housing Office, and that the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer include the necessary resources in the 2014 recommended budget:

 

a.         The 2013 target of 1641 affordable rental housing starts be maintained in 2014.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Sep-18-2013

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD23.10 - Bail„o - Motion 7
Total members that voted Yes: 3 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Joe Mihevc, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Josh Matlow, Anthony Perruzza (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri

8 - Motion to Refer Motion moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Lost)

That Motions 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7 by Councillors Mihevc, Bailão, and Wong-Tam be referred to the Budget Committee, the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer for consideration as part of the 2014 Budget Process.

Vote (Refer Motion) Sep-18-2013

Result: Lost Majority Required - CD23.10 - Matlow - Motion 8
Total members that voted Yes: 2 Members that voted Yes are Josh Matlow, Anthony Perruzza (Chair)
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Ana Bail„o, Joe Mihevc, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri

9 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Sep-18-2013

Result: Carried Majority Required - CD23.10 - Mihevc - Motion 9
Total members that voted Yes: 3 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Joe Mihevc, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Josh Matlow, Anthony Perruzza (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council