Item - 2013.EX35.13

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on November 13, 2013 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Executive Committee on October 30, 2013 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on November 13, 2013.

EX35.13 - Acquisition of 248-250 Dufferin Street for Parkland

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
14 - Parkdale-High Park

City Council Decision

City Council on November 13, 14, 15 and 18, 2013, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council amend the 2013 Capital Budget of Parks, Forestry and Recreation by the addition of a project "248-250 Dufferin Street Parkland Acquisition" for the amount and funding source contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (August 21, 2013) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation.

 

2.         City Council direct that the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director, Real Estate Services, be severally authorized to execute the Offer to Sell on behalf of the City.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to complete the transaction contemplated in the Offer to Sell on behalf of the City, including paying any necessary expenses, amending the closing, due diligence and other dates, and amending and waiving terms and conditions, on such terms as she considers reasonable.

 

4.         City Council authorize the public release of the confidential information and recommendations contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (August 21, 2013) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, once the transaction contemplated in the Attachment has closed.

 

5.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City Officials to take the necessary action to give effect to Council's decision.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (August 21, 2013) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation remains confidential, in its entirety, at this time in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006. The confidential information and recommendations contained in Confidential Attachment 1 will be made public once the transaction contemplated in the Attachment has closed.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on November 13, 2013, to consider confidential information on this Item as it relates to the proposed or pending acquisition or sale of  land for municipal or local board purposes. City Council subsequently did not consider this Item in the November 13, 2013 closed session.

Confidential Attachment - A proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes

Background Information (Committee)

(October 2, 2013) Letter from the Budget Committee on Acquisition of 248-250 Dufferin Street for Parkland
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-62281.htm
(September 9, 2013) Letter from the Government Management Committee on Acquisition of 248-250 Dufferin Street for Parkland
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-62275.htm
(August 21, 2013) Report from the Chief Corporate Officer and the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, on Acquisition of 248-250 Dufferin Street for Parkland
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-62274.pdf
(August 21, 2013) Confidential Attachment 1, with Appendices A, B, and C - Acquisition of 248 - 250 Dufferin Street for Parkland

Motions (City Council)

Report of Committee of the Whole

November 13, 2013 at 7:52 p.m - Speaker Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council did not consider Item EX35.13 in the closed session.


Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Nov-14-2013 2:14 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX35.13 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 29 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 16 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, John Filion, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Parker, James Pasternak, David Shiner, Karen Stintz

EX35.13 - Acquisition of 248-250 Dufferin Street for Parkland

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
14 - Parkdale-High Park

Confidential Attachment - A proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council amend the 2013 Capital Budget of Parks, Forestry and Recreation by the addition of a project "248-250 Dufferin Street Parkland Acquisition" for the amount and funding source contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (August 21, 2013) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation.

 

2.         City Council direct that the Chief Corporate Officer and the Director of Real Estate Services, be severally authorized to execute the Offer to Sell on behalf of the City.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to complete the transaction contemplated in the Offer to Sell on behalf of the City, including paying any necessary expenses, amending the closing, due diligence and other dates, and amending and waiving terms and conditions, on such terms as she considers reasonable.

 

4.         City Council authorize the public release of the confidential information and recommendations contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (August 21, 2013) from the Chief Corporate Officer and the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, once the transaction contemplated herein has closed.

 

5.         City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City Officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Executive Committee recessed its public session to meet in closed session to consider this item as it relates to a proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes.

Origin

(October 2, 2013) Letter from the Budget Committee

Summary

The purpose of this report is to obtain authority to acquire the property known as 248-250 Dufferin Street, consisting of approximately 2,233 square meters or 0.552 acres, (the "Property") from the Salvation Army for the purpose of expanding Dufferin King Park.

Background Information

(October 2, 2013) Letter from the Budget Committee on Acquisition of 248-250 Dufferin Street for Parkland
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-62281.htm
(September 9, 2013) Letter from the Government Management Committee on Acquisition of 248-250 Dufferin Street for Parkland
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-62275.htm
(August 21, 2013) Report from the Chief Corporate Officer and the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, on Acquisition of 248-250 Dufferin Street for Parkland
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-62274.pdf
(August 21, 2013) Confidential Attachment 1, with Appendices A, B, and C - Acquisition of 248 - 250 Dufferin Street for Parkland

Motions

1 - Motion to Meet in Closed Session moved by Mayor Rob Ford (Carried)

That the Executive Committee recess its public session to meet in closed session to consider item EX35.13 titled “Acquisition of 248-250 Dufferin Street for Parkland”, the reason being to consider a matter relating to the proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes.


2 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Oct-30-2013

Result: Carried Majority Required - Adopt - Motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 8 Members that voted Yes are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Peter Leon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, David Shiner
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Rob Ford (Chair), Norman Kelly
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Giorgio Mammoliti, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council