Item - 2013.EX32.5

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 11, 2013 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Executive Committee on May 28, 2013 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on June 11, 2013.

EX32.5 - Toronto Port Lands Company - 2011 Professional, Technical and Consulting Fees

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 receive the report (May 12, 2013) from the City Manager for information.

 

2.         City Council request the Deputy City Manager and the Chief Financial Officer to meet with the Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Port Lands Company and the Chair of the Board to review the City's standard of practice in the area of procurement accounting and public reporting.

 

3.         City Council request the Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Port Lands Company to provide the 2011 Portlands Conceptual Design and the Port Lands Master Plan, as well as all reports related to the Environmental Assessment for the Lower Donlands to the Deputy City Manager responsible for the Waterfront and the Chief Executive Officer, Waterfront Toronto.

 

4.         City Council direct that the balance of redacted Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (May 12, 2013) from the City Manager remains confidential in accordance with the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it involves the security of the property of the City or a local board and litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the City or a local board.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (May 12, 2013) from the City Manager was redacted and publicly distributed on June 12, 2013.  The balance of Confidential Attachment 1 remains confidential in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 as it pertains to the security of property of the City and its wholly-owned corporation and  litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board.

Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

Background Information (Committee)

(May 12, 2013) Report from the City Manager on Toronto Port Lands Company - 2011 Professional, Technical and Consulting Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-58446.pdf
(May 12, 2013) Confidential Attachment 1 - Report on Toronto Port Lands Company's 2011 Consulting Fees

Background Information (City Council)

Redacted Confidential Attachment 1 was made public on June 12, 2013
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-59488.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(June 12, 2013) E-mail from the President and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Port Lands Company, submitted by Councillor Paula Fletcher, Ward 30, Toronto-Danforth (CC.New.EX32.5.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/comm/communicationfile-38264.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Point of Order by Councillor Paula Fletcher

Councillor Fletcher, rising on a Point of Order, stated that in her view, much of the information in Confidential Attachment 1 to this Item should have been reported publicly.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and advised that staff would review the matter and provide Council with public information where possible.


1 - Motion to Defer Item moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Withdrawn)

That consideration of the item be deferred until the July 16 and 17, 2013 meeting of Council.


Motion to Withdraw a Motion moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Carried)

That Councillor Fletcher be permitted to withdraw her motion 1. 

Vote (Withdraw a Motion) Jun-13-2013 3:45 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX32.5 - Fletcher - Withdraw motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Doug Holyday, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Doug Ford
Total members that were Absent: 13 Members that were absent are Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Carried)

That City Council request the Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Port Lands Company (TPLC) to provide the 2011 Portlands Conceptual Design and the Port Lands Master Plan, as well as all reports related to the Environmental Assessment for the Lower Donlands to the Deputy City Manager responsible for the Waterfront and the Chief Executive Officer, Waterfront Toronto.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Jun-13-2013 3:46 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX32.5 - Fletcher - motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, 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, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Doug Ford
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson

3 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Pam McConnell (Carried)

That City Council request the Deputy City Manager and the Chief Financial Officer to meet with the Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Port Lands Company and the Chair of the Board to review the City's standard of practice in the area of procurement accounting and public reporting.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Jun-13-2013 3:47 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX32.5 - McConnell - motion 3
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, 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, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Doug Ford, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-13-2013 3:48 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX32.5 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 34 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, 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, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Doug Ford
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak

EX32.5 - Toronto Port Lands Company - 2011 Professional, Technical and Consulting Fees

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council receive the report (May 12, 2013) from the City Manager for information.

 

2.         City Council direct that Attachment 1 to the report (May 12, 2013) from the City Manager remain confidential in its entirety in accordance with the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it involves the security of the property of the City or a local board and litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the City or a local board.

Origin

(May 12, 2013) Report from the City Manager

Summary

This report responds to Council’s request for the City Manager to report to the Executive Committee in early 2013 on the nature, costs and results of consulting work completed by Toronto Port Lands Company (TPLC) in 2011.

 

The confidential report from Toronto Port Lands Company CEO and Chair of the Board (Attachment 1 to this report) shows a total of $1.16 million expended on professional, technical and consulting fees by Toronto Port Lands Company in 2011. This total is broken down into five categories of expenditures: legal fees, environmental monitoring, accounting and audit fees, and project/property consulting. The report notes that these fees represent 3.8% of Toronto Port Lands Company's total operating expenditures for 2011. Attachment 1 to this report should remain confidential as it involves the security of property of the City and its wholly-owned corporation and litigation of the corporation.

Background Information

(May 12, 2013) Report from the City Manager on Toronto Port Lands Company - 2011 Professional, Technical and Consulting Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-58446.pdf
(May 12, 2013) Confidential Attachment 1 - Report on Toronto Port Lands Company's 2011 Consulting Fees

Motions

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