Item - 2013.GM19.8

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on February 20, 2013 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by Government Management Committee on January 21, 2013 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on February 20, 2013.

GM19.8 - Contract Award - RFP 9119-12-7173 for the Development and Operation of a Children's Amusement Area, including the Animal Display Area known as Far Enough Farm on Toronto Centre Island

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

City Council Decision

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

 

1.         City Council authorize the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to negotiate and enter into a License Agreement with William Beasley Enterprises Limited meeting the requirements of RFP No. 9119-12-7173 in relation to the Development and Operation of a Children's Amusement Area, including Rides, Food and Merchandise Concession Outlets along with the Animal Display Area known as Far Enough Farm located on Toronto Centre Island for a term commencing March 1, 2013 to October 31, 2022, with an option to renew at the sole discretion of the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation (the "General Manager") for an additional ten-year term expiring on October 31, 2032.

 

2.         City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management to ensure that the contract awarded for RFP 9119-12-7173 be contingent upon full compliance with the Service Delivery Standards – Animal Operations Standards which was included in the RFP document.

 

3.         City Council direct that the Proponent be required to consult with the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, prior to the permanent relocation of an animal from Far Enough Farm, major changes in the health of any animal, such as those that require significant medical intervention, and before any animal can be euthanized due to sickness or age.

 

4.         City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to establish a regular monitoring regime to ensure that all conditions are met for the care of the animals.

 

5.         City Council direct that the information contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 3, 2013) from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, remain confidential until a License Agreement is awarded to the Recommended Proponent.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 3, 2013) from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management remains confidential in its entirety at this time in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 as it pertains to the security of the property of the municipality or local board.  Confidential Attachment 1 will be made public when a License Agreement is awarded to the Recommended Proponent.

Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board

Background Information (Committee)

(January 3, 2013) Report from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management on Contract Award - RFP 9119-12-7173 for the Development and Operation of a Children's Amusement Area, including the Animal Display Area known as Far Enough Farm on Toronto Centre Island
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-54740.pdf
(January 3, 2013) Confidential Attachment 1 on Contract Award - RFP 9119-12-7173 for the Development and Operation of a Children's Amusement Area, including the Animal Display Area known as Far Enough Farm on Toronto Centre Island

Background Information (City Council)

(January 31, 2013) Supplementary report from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management on Animal Service Standards within RFP 9119-12-7173 for Far Enough Farm (GM19.8a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-56143.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(February 14, 2013) Letter from Lynn Mortimore (CC.Supp.GM19.8.1)
(February 19, 2013) Petition from Sandy Krzyzanoushi, containing the names of 31 persons (CC.New.GM19.8.2)

Motions (City Council)

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

That:

 

1.         City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management to ensure that the contract awarded for RFP 9119-12-7173 be contingent upon full compliance with the Service Delivery Standards – Animal Operations Standards which was included in the RFP document.

 

2.         City Council direct that the Proponent be required to consult with the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, prior to the permanent relocation of an animal from Far Enough Farm, major changes in the health of any animal, such as those that require significant medical intervention, and before any animal can be euthanized due to sickness or age.

 

3.         City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to establish a regular monitoring regime to ensure that all conditions are met for the care of the animals.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Feb-21-2013 9:05 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM19.8 - McConnell - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Cesar Palacio, John Parker (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are John Filion, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, David Shiner, Michael Thompson

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-21-2013 9:06 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM19.8 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Doug Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Cesar Palacio, John Parker (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Matlow
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are John Filion, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata, David Shiner, Michael Thompson

GM19.8 - Contract Award - RFP 9119-12-7173 for the Development and Operation of a Children's Amusement Area, including the Animal Display Area known as Far Enough Farm on Toronto Centre Island

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

Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board

Committee Recommendations

The Government Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council grant authority to negotiate and enter into a License Agreement with William Beasley Enterprises Limited meeting the requirements of RFP No. 9119-12-7173 in relation to the Development and Operation of a Children's Amusement Area, including Rides, Food and Merchandise Concession Outlets along with the Animal Display Area known as Far Enough Farm located on Toronto Centre Island for a term commencing March 1, 2013 to October 31, 2022, with an option to renew at the sole discretion of the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation (the "General Manager") for an additional ten-year term expiring on October 31, 2032.

 

2.         City Council direct that the information contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 3, 2013) from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, remain confidential until a License Agreement is awarded to the Recommended Proponent.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Government Management Committee requested the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, to submit a report to City Council on February 20, 2013, on the animal service standards within the RFP.

Origin

(January 3, 2013) Report from General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management

Summary

The purpose of this report is to provide information on the results of the Request for Proposal (RFP) 9119-12-7173 for the Development and Operation of a Children's Amusement Area, including Rides, Food and Merchandise Concession Outlets and the Animal Display Area known as Far Enough Farm on Toronto Centre Island and to request authority to negotiate and enter into a License Agreement with the recommended proponent, William Beasley Enterprises Limited (referred to in this report as "Beasley").

Background Information

(January 3, 2013) Report from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management on Contract Award - RFP 9119-12-7173 for the Development and Operation of a Children's Amusement Area, including the Animal Display Area known as Far Enough Farm on Toronto Centre Island
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-54740.pdf
(January 3, 2013) Confidential Attachment 1 on Contract Award - RFP 9119-12-7173 for the Development and Operation of a Children's Amusement Area, including the Animal Display Area known as Far Enough Farm on Toronto Centre Island

Motions

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

That the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, and the Director, Purchasing and Materials Management, be requested to submit a report to City Council on February 20, 2013, on the animal service standards within the RFP.


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