Item - 2014.CA27.1

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 6, 2014 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Civic Appointments Committee on April 24, 2014 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on May 6, 2014.

CA27.1 - Toronto Zoo Board of Management - Applicant Interviews and Appointment

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on May 6, 7 and 8, 2014, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council appoint the candidate listed in Confidential Attachment 1, as amended, to the Toronto Zoo Board of Management, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2014, and until a successor is appointed.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Clerk to make the appointee's names public once appointed by Council and the appointee has been notified.

 

3.         City Council identify the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 2, as amended, as alternates for the Civic Appointments Committee to consider for appointments, in the order listed, should a vacancy occur during the term.

 

4.         City Council direct that the names of the candidates identified as alternates remain confidential until appointed as a member, as required under the Public Appointments Policy.

 

City Council has appointed the following person to the Toronto Zoo Board of Management:

 

-           Dr. Ming Tat Cheung

 

Confidential Attachment 2 remains confidential in accordance with the provision of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 as it contains personal information about identifiable persons. The alternates' names will be made public if appointed to the Toronto Zoo Board of Management.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on May 6, 2014, to consider confidential information on this Item as it relates to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Zoo Board of Management.  City Council subsequently considered this Item in public session only.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Zoo Board of Management

Background Information (Committee)

(April 7, 2014) Confidential Attachment - Interview Schedule for the Toronto Zoo Board of Management

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Gloria Lindsay Luby (Carried)

That City Council adopt the recommendation contained in the Confidential Attachment to this Motion by Councillor Gloria Lindsay Luby.

Vote (Amend Item) May-08-2014 11:48 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA27.1 - Lindsay Luby - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 23 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 15 Members that voted No are Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Mark Grimes, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), John Parker, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) May-08-2014 11:50 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA27.1 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 13 Members that voted No are Gary Crawford, Mike Del Grande, Mark Grimes, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Peter Milczyn

Report of Committee of the Whole

May 6, 2014 at 7:54 p.m. – Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council did not consider Item CA27.1 headed "Toronto Zoo Board of Management - Applicant Interviews and Appointment" in closed session.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Mary Fragedakis

Councillor Fragedakis, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that Councillor Pasternak's remarks disparage another Councillor in the Chamber. 

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and advised that during answers to questions on her motion, Councillor Lindsay Luby stated that she had not reviewed the applications.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Gloria Lindsay Luby

Councillor Lindsay Luby, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that she would never put down another Councillor for not attending a meeting and further, Councillor Lindsay Luby asked Speaker Nunziata to request Councillor Pasternak to withdraw his remarks.

Ruling by Councillor Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata, accepted Councillor Lindsay Luby's Point of Privilege, and requested Councillor Pasternak to withdraw his remarks. Councillor Pasternak withdrew his remarks.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Gloria Lindsay Luby

Councillor Lindsay Luby, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that Speaker Nunziata should not editorialize while in the Chair.

CA27.1 - Toronto Zoo Board of Management - Applicant Interviews and Appointment

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Zoo Board of Management

Committee Recommendations

The Civic Appointments Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council appoint the candidate listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Toronto Zoo Board of Management, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2014, and until a successor is appointed.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Clerk to make the appointee's names public once appointed by Council and the appointee has been notified.

 

3.         City Council identify the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 2 as alternates for the Civic Appointments Committee to consider for appointments, in the order listed, should a vacancy occur during the term.

 

4.         City Council direct that the names of the candidates identified as alternates remain confidential until appointed as a member, as required under the Public Appointments Policy.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Civic Appointments Committee recessed its public session and met in closed session on April 24, 2014, to consider confidential information on this Item related to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Zoo Board of Management.

Summary

The Civic Appointments Committee will interview candidates for appointment to the Toronto Zoo Board of Management.

 

(The Interview Schedule will be forwarded under separate confidential cover to Members of the Civic Appointments Committee and relevant officials only.  Copies of confidential applications and the confidential qualifications and diversity summary provided by the City Manager were previously distributed under confidential cover to the Members of the Civic Appointments Committee.)

Background Information

(April 7, 2014) Confidential Attachment - Interview Schedule for the Toronto Zoo Board of Management

Motions

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

That the Civic Appointments Committee recommend that:

 

1.         City Council appoint the candidate listed in Confidential Attachment 1 to the Toronto Zoo Board of Management, at the pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2014 and until a successor is appointed.

 

2.         City Council authorize the City Clerk to make the appointee's name public once appointed by Council and the appointee has been notified.

 

3.         City Council identify the candidates listed in Confidential Attachment 2 as alternates for the Civic Appointments Committee to consider for appointments, in the order listed, should a vacancy occur during the term.

 

4.         City Council direct that the names of the candidates identified as alternates remain confidential until appointed as a member, as required under the Public Appointments Policy.

Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council