Item - 2013.EX28.7

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on February 20, 2013 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Executive Committee on February 5, 2013 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on February 20, 2013.

EX28.7 - Toronto Public Library - Location of St. Lawrence Branch at the First Parliament Site (Item BU38.3)

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
28 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale

City Council Decision

City Council on February 20 and 21, 2013, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council approve the First Parliament site for the relocation of the St. Lawrence Branch currently slated to begin in 2016, to the First Parliament site at 271 Front Street East, subject to successful negotiation of the exchange of lands at 271 Front Street East and 25 Berkeley Street for 281 Front Street and 43A Parliament Street.

Background Information (Committee)

(January 18, 2013) Letter from the Budget Committee on Toronto Public Library - Location of St. Lawrence Branch at the First Parliament Site
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-55366.htm
(November 19, 2012) Report from the City Librarian on Toronto Public Library - Location of St. Lawrence Branch at the First Parliament Site
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-55363.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-20-2013 11:02 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX28.7 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Cesar Palacio, John Parker (Chair), Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, James Pasternak

Declared Interests (City Council)

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Councillor James Pasternak - as his spouse works for the Toronto Public Library

EX28.7 - Toronto Public Library - Location of St. Lawrence Branch at the First Parliament Site (Item BU38.3)

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
28 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council approve the First Parliament site for the relocation of the St. Lawrence Branch currently slated to begin in 2016, to the First Parliament site at 271 Front Street East, subject to successful negotiation of the exchange of lands at 271 Front Street East and 25 Berkeley Street for 281 Front Street and 43A Parliament Street.

Origin

(January 18, 2013) Letter from the Budget Committee

Summary

The purpose of this report is to seek City Council approval for the First Parliament site at 271 Front Street East to be the future location for the St. Lawrence branch, which is slated for relocation with construction beginning in 2016.

Background Information

(January 18, 2013) Letter from the Budget Committee on Toronto Public Library - Location of St. Lawrence Branch at the First Parliament Site
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-55366.htm
(November 19, 2012) Report from the City Librarian on Toronto Public Library - Location of St. Lawrence Branch at the First Parliament Site
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-55363.pdf

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Paul Ainslie (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council