Item - 2014.CC55.8

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on August 25, 2014 with amendments.

CC55.8 - Report on an Inquiry into Lobbying about Tender Call Nos. 67-2013 and 152-2013

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on August 25, 26, 27 and 28, 2014, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council receive the findings in the report (August 20, 2014) from the Lobbyist Registrar on an inquiry into lobbying about tender calls 67-2013 and 152-2013.

 

2.         City Council request the Lobbyist Registrar to include examples of Lobbyists breaching the Lobbying By-law in briefing and training materials for Councillors for the next term of Council.

Background Information (City Council)

(August 20, 2014) Covering Report from the Lobbyist Registrar on an Inquiry into Lobbying about Tender Call Nos. 67-2013 and 152-2013 (CC55.8)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72946.pdf
Report to Council on an Inquiry into Lobbying about Tender Call Nos. 67-2013 and 152-2013
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-72957.pdf
(August 21, 2014) Supplementary report from the Lobbyist Registrar on Inquiry into Lobbying about Tender Call Nos. 67-2013 and 152-2013 (CC55.8a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-73049.pdf
Appendix A - Email dated August 21, 2014 from Michael Binetti, Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-73069.pdf
Appendix B - Letter dated August 21, 2014 from the Lobbyist Registrar
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-73050.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Carried)

That City Council request the Lobbyist Registrar to include examples of Lobbyists breaching the Lobbying By-law in briefing and training materials for Councillors for the next term of Council.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Aug-27-2014 11:27 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC55.8 - Perks - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Karen Stintz, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 17 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Gloria Lindsay Luby, James Maloney, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Aug-27-2014 11:28 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC55.8 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 30 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 15 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Gloria Lindsay Luby, James Maloney, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council