Item - 2014.CC55.5

Tracking Status

  • City Council considered this item on August 25, 2014 and referred this item to an official or another committee or body. Consult the text of the decision for further information on the referral.

CC55.5 - Integrity Commissioner Annual Report - 2013-2014

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Referred
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on August 25, 26, 27 and 28, 2014, referred Item CC55.5 to the City Clerk and the City Solicitor for consideration with their forthcoming report to the Executive Committee on reporting mechanisms for the Accountability Officers.

Background Information (City Council)

(August 1, 2014) Integrity Commissioner Annual Report - 2013-2014 (CC55.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72919.pdf
Appendix 1 - Summary of Activities of the Integrity Commissioner: July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72904.pdf
Appendix 2 - Report (May 8, 2014) from the Integrity Commissioner to the Executive Committee on Integrity by Design: Report on the Review of the Code of Conduct for Members of Council
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72905.pdf
Appendix 2 - Attachment 1 - Proposed Amendments to the Code of Conduct for Members of Council (Black Lined Version)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72906.pdf
Appendix 2 - Attachment 2 - Proposed Amendments to the Code of Conduct for Members of Council (Clean Version)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72907.pdf
Appendix 2 - Attachment 3 - Code of Conduct Declaration
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72929.pdf
Appendix 2 - Attachment 4 - Doner Declaration Form
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72930.pdf
Appendix 2 - Attachment 5 - Travel Declaration
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72931.pdf
Appendix 2 - Attachment 6 - Gifts and Benefits Declaration Form
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72932.pdf
Appendix 2(a) - Integrity Commissioner Press Release
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72933.pdf
Appendix 3 - Section 160, City of Toronto Act 2006
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72934.pdf
Appendix 4 - Memorandum of Understanding between the Office of the Lobbyist Registrar and the Office of the Integrity Commissioner
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72935.pdf
Appendix 5 - Social Media Policy during 2014 Election
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72936.pdf
Appendix 6 - Integrity Commissioner's Office Budget and Expenditures (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72937.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Anthony Perruzza (Redundant)

That City Council request the Integrity Commissioner to review the Code of Conduct and to report to Council on proposed amendments and improvements in the second quarter of 2015, and that the Integrity Commissioner consult with Members of Council as part of her review.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata ruled motion 1 by Councillor Perruzza redundant due to Council's adoption of motion 3 by Deputy Mayor Kelly.


2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Redundant)

That City Council direct the City Manager to report to the Executive Committee in early 2015 on amending policies respecting the reimbursement of legal expenses for Members of Council and complainants related to Code of Conduct investigations.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata ruled motion 2 by Councillor Matlow redundant due to Council's adoption of motion 3 by Deputy Mayor Kelly.


3 - Motion to Refer Item moved by Deputy Mayor Norman Kelly (Carried)

That City Council refer the Item to the City Clerk and the City Solicitor for consideration with their forthcoming report to Executive Committee on reporting mechanisms for the Accountability Officers.

Vote (Refer Item) Aug-26-2014 7:06 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC55.51 - Kelly - motion 3 - Refer the item
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, James Maloney, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, David Shiner, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 10 Members that voted No are Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Jaye Robinson
Total members that were Absent: 9 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson

Point of Privilege by Councillor Josh Matlow

Councillor Matlow, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that Councillor Lindsay Luby's remark that his motion is mean-spirited is inaccurate, but that he would not be asking her to withdraw her remarks.

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