Item - 2014.EX41.3

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 6, 2014 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by Executive Committee on April 23, 2014 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on May 6, 2014.

EX41.3 - Remuneration and Expenses of Members of Council and of Council Appointees to Agencies, Corporations and Other Bodies for the year ended December 31, 2013

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 receive the report (March 24, 2014) from the Treasurer and the City Clerk, for information, with Appendix B2 replaced by the revised Appendix B2 and a new Appendix B3 attached to the supplementary report (April 29, 2014) form the Treasurer and the City Clerk.

 

2.         City Council request the City Manager to report to the May 27, 2014 meeting of Executive Committee on a protocol where Councillors approve expense estimates for constituency or office renovations in advance of the work being done.

 

3.         City Council request the City Manager to report to the May 27, 2014 meeting of the Executive Committee on a method where Councillors can obtain three competitive quotes on renovations to constituency offices in non-City-owned properties to reduce the costs estimated by City staff and submit these to the City Clerk's Office for approval.

 

4.         City Council request the Treasurer and the City Clerk to report to the July 2, 2014 meeting of the Executive Committee on Council staff travel in 2013 funded by the Constituency Services and Office Budget, the Council Business Travel Budget, or by divisions, agencies and corporations, other bodies or personal funds.

 

5.         City Council request that future annual reports on remuneration and expenses for Members of Council include information on Council staff travel funded by the Constituency Services and Office Budget, or the Council Business Travel Budget, or by divisions, agencies and corporations, other bodies or personal funds.

 

6.         City Council request that the actual amount of expenses paid by outside groups for Members of Council and their staff be included in future remuneration and expenses reports.

 

7.         City Council request that staff amend the format of Appendix C attached to the report (March 24, 2014) from the Treasurer and the City Clerk, in future remuneration reports so that conference and other travel expenses paid for by City funds are separate and distinct from those paid for by other bodies and not directly City-funded.

 

8.         City Council request the City Manager to provide more details on the conference and other travel expenses report for Members of Council report, including the purpose of the expense, i.e. FCM Business, Committee Chair requirements and other details as required, and that these report amendments be incorporated into future remuneration reports in 2015 and beyond.

Background Information (Committee)

(March 24, 2014) Report from the Treasurer and the City Clerk on Remuneration and Expenses of Members of Council and of Council Appointees to Agencies, Corporations and Other Bodies for the year ended December 31, 2013
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-68167.pdf
(March 24, 2014) Attachment 1 - Summary of Remuneration and Expenses for Members of Council for the year ended December 31, 2013 and Appendices A, B1, B2, C, D, E, F, G, and H
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-68168.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(April 29, 2014) Supplementary report from the Treasurer and the City Clerk on Amended Appendix for EX41.3, Remuneration and Expenses of Members of Council and Council Appointees to Agencies, Corporations and Other Bodies for the year ended December 31, 2013 (EX41.3a with recommendations)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-68923.pdf
Attachment 1 - Appendix B2 (revised) - Councillors' Expenses from the Council General Expense Budget Excluding Constituency Office Renovations - Attachment 2 - Appendix B3 (new) - Councillors' Expenses from the Council General Expense Budget Excluding Constituency Office Renovations Coordinated and Decided by City staff
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-68924.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(April 23, 2014) Submission from Councillor Mammoliti (EX.New.EX41.3.1)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Deputy Mayor Norman Kelly (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following recommendation contained in the supplementary report (April 29, 2014) from the Treasurer and City Clerk [EX41.3a]:

 

1.         City Council replace Appendix B2 in EX41.3 with the revised Appendix B2 and new Appendix B3 as attached to this report.

Vote (Amend Item) May-06-2014 10:32 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX41.3 - Kelly - 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, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Mike Del Grande, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) May-06-2014 10:33 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX41.3 - Adopt the item as amended
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, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Mike Del Grande, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson

EX41.3 - Remuneration and Expenses of Members of Council and of Council Appointees to Agencies, Corporations and Other Bodies for the year ended December 31, 2013

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council receive the report (March 24, 2014) from the Treasurer and the City Clerk, for information.

 

2.         City Council request the City Manager to report to the May 27, 2014 Executive Committee meeting on a protocol where Councillors approve expense estimates for constituency or office renovations in advance of the work being done.

 

3.         City Council request the City Manager to report to the May 27, 2014 Executive Committee meeting on a method where Councillors can obtain three competitive quotes on renovations to constituency offices in non-City-owned properties to reduce the costs estimated by City staff and submit these to the City Clerk's Office for approval.

 

4.         City Council request the Treasurer and the City Clerk to report to the July 2, 2014 Executive Committee meeting on Council staff travel in 2013 funded by the Constituency Services and Office Budget, the Council Business Travel Budget, or by divisions, agencies and corporations, other bodies or personal funds.

 

5.         City Council request that future annual reports on remuneration and expenses for Members of Council include information on Council staff travel funded by the Constituency Services and Office Budget, or the Council Business Travel Budget, or by divisions, agencies and corporations, other bodies or personal funds.

 

6.         City Council request that the actual amount of expenses paid by outside groups for members of Council and their staff be included in future remuneration and expenses reports.

 

7.         City Council request that staff amend the format of Appendix C in future remuneration reports so that conference and other travel expenses paid for by City funds are separate and distinct from those paid for by other bodies and not directly City-funded.

 

8.         City Council request that the City Manager provide more details on the conference and other travel expenses report for Members of Council report, including the purpose of the expense, i.e. FCM Business, Committee Chair requirements and other details as required, and that these report amendments be incorporated into future remuneration reports in 2015 and beyond.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Executive Committee:

 

1.         Requested the Treasurer and the City Clerk to report directly to the May 6, 2014 meeting of City Council with a revised attachment that moves expenses related to constituency office renovations coordinated and decided by City staff from the Councillor's budget to another category.

Origin

(March 24, 2014) Report from the Treasurer and the City Clerk

Summary

This report is submitted for information purposes as required under Section 223 (1) of the City of Toronto Act 2006.  It provides an itemized statement on Remuneration and Expenses of Members of Council and of Council Appointees to Agencies, Corporations and Other Bodies for the year ended December 31, 2013.

Background Information

(March 24, 2014) Report from the Treasurer and the City Clerk on Remuneration and Expenses of Members of Council and of Council Appointees to Agencies, Corporations and Other Bodies for the year ended December 31, 2013
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-68167.pdf
(March 24, 2014) Attachment 1 - Summary of Remuneration and Expenses for Members of Council for the year ended December 31, 2013 and Appendices A, B1, B2, C, D, E, F, G, and H
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-68168.pdf

Communications

(April 23, 2014) Submission from Councillor Mammoliti (EX.New.EX41.3.1)

Speakers

Miroslav Glavic
Councillor Shelley Carroll

Motions

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

That:

 

1.         The Treasurer and the City Clerk to report to the July 2, 2014 Executive Committee meeting on Council staff travel in 2013 funded by the Constituency Services and Office Budget, the Council Business Travel Budget, or by divisions, agencies and corporations, other bodies or personal funds.

 

2.         Future annual reports on remuneration and expenses for Members of Council include information on Council staff travel funded by the Constituency Services and Office Budget, or the Council Business Travel Budget, or by divisions, agencies and corporations, other bodies or personal funds.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-23-2014

Result: Carried Majority Required - Minnan-Wong - Motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 12 Members that voted Yes are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Norman Kelly (Chair), Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Peter Milczyn

2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Mayor Rob Ford (Carried)

That:

 

1.         The actual amount of expenses paid by outside groups for members of Council and their staff be included in future remuneration and expenses reports.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-23-2014

Result: Carried Majority Required - Ford - Motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 12 Members that voted Yes are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Norman Kelly (Chair), Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Peter Milczyn

3 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

That:

 

1.         Staff amend the format of Appendix C in future remuneration reports so that conference and other travel expenses paid for by City funds are separate and distinct from those paid for by other bodies and not directly City-funded.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-23-2014

Result: Carried Majority Required - Thompson - Motion 3
Total members that voted Yes: 12 Members that voted Yes are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Norman Kelly (Chair), Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Peter Milczyn

4 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti (Carried)

That:

 

1.         The Treasurer and the City Clerk to report directly to the May 6, 2014 meeting of City Council with a revised attachment that moves expenses related to constituency office renovations coordinated and decided by City staff from the Councillor's budget to another category.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-23-2014

Result: Carried Majority Required - Mammoliti - Motion 4
Total members that voted Yes: 12 Members that voted Yes are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Norman Kelly (Chair), Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Peter Milczyn

5 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Peter Leon (Carried)

That:

 

1.         The City Manager provide more details on the conference and other travel expenses report for Members of Council report, including the purpose of the expense, i.e. FCM Business, Committee Chair requirements and other details as required, and that these report amendments be incorporated into future remuneration reports in 2015 and beyond.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-23-2014

Result: Carried Majority Required - Leon - Motion 5
Total members that voted Yes: 12 Members that voted Yes are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Norman Kelly (Chair), Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Peter Milczyn

6 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

That:

 

1.         The City Manager to report to the May 27, 2014 Executive Committee meeting on a protocol where Councillors approve expense estimates for constituency or office renovations in advance of the work being done.

 

2.         The City Manager to report to the May 27, 2014 Executive Committee meeting on a method where Councillors can obtain three competitive quotes on renovations to constituency offices in non-City-owned properties to reduce the costs estimated by City staff and submit these to the City Clerk's Office for approval.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-23-2014

Result: Carried Majority Required - Shiner - Motion 6
Total members that voted Yes: 12 Members that voted Yes are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Norman Kelly (Chair), Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Peter Milczyn

7 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Deputy Mayor Norman Kelly (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-23-2014

Result: Carried Majority Required - Kelly - Adopt item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 12 Members that voted Yes are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Norman Kelly (Chair), Peter Leon, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Peter Milczyn
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council