Item - 2014.GM28.11

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on April 1, 2014 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by Government Management Committee on February 24, 2014 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on April 1, 2014.

GM28.11 - Unpaid Property Taxes at 3500 Eglinton Avenue West

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
12 - York South-Weston

City Council Decision

City Council on April 1, 2 and 3, 2014, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council adopt the confidential instructions to staff contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (February 7, 2014) from the Treasurer and the City Solicitor, as amended by the Government Management Committee in its confidential transmittal (February 24, 2014) to City Council.

 

2.         City Council direct that Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (February 7, 2014) from the Treasurer and the City Solicitor, as amended by the Government Management Committee, remain confidential as it contains advice and information that is subject to solicitor-client privilege and pertains to litigation or potential litigation.

 

3.         City Council authorize the public release of all or a portion of the confidential instructions once adopted by City Council at the discretion of the City Solicitor.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (March 11, 2014) from the City Solicitor, as amended by the Government Management Committee remains confidential in its entirety at this time in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it contains advice or communications that are subject to solicitor client privilege and it pertains to litigation or potential litigation, affecting the City or one of its agencies, boards, and commissions.  The confidential instructions in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (March 11, 2014) from the City Solicitor, as amended by the Government Management Committee, will be made public at the discretion of the City Solicitor.

Confidential Attachment - The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege. This report is about litigation or potential litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions.

Background Information (Committee)

(February 7, 2014) Report from the Treasurer and the City Solicitor on Unpaid Property Taxes at 3500 Eglinton Avenue West
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-66795.pdf
(February 7, 2014) Confidential Attachment 1 - Unpaid Property Taxes at 3500 Eglinton Avenue West

Background Information (City Council)

(February 24, 2014) Confidential Transmittal from the Government Management Committee (GM28.11a)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Apr-01-2014 7:53 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM28.11 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 42 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, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Peter Milczyn, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Chin Lee, Denzil Minnan-Wong

GM28.11 - Unpaid Property Taxes at 3500 Eglinton Avenue West

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
12 - York South-Weston

Confidential Attachment - The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege. This report is about litigation or potential litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions.

Committee Recommendations

The Government Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council adopt the confidential instructions to staff contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (February 7, 2014) from the Treasurer and the City Solicitor, as amended by the Government Management Committee in its confidential transmittal (February 24, 2014) to City Council.

 

2.         City Council direct that Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (February 7, 2014) from the Treasurer and the City Solicitor, as amended, remain confidential as it contains advice and information that is subject to solicitor-client privilege and pertains to litigation or potential litigation.

 

3.         City Council authorize the public release of all or a portion of the confidential instructions once adopted by City Council at the discretion of the City Solicitor.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Government Management Committee recessed its public session and met in closed session to consider confidential information on this Item as it relates to the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege and pertains to litigation or potential litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions. The Government Management Committee issued instructions to staff in closed session.

Origin

(February 7, 2014) Report from the Treasurer and the City Solicitor

Summary

The purpose of this report is to advise Council of property tax arrears which are outstanding at 3500 Eglinton Avenue West, and to seek Council's approval for a plan to attempt to collect the unpaid amount.

Background Information

(February 7, 2014) Report from the Treasurer and the City Solicitor on Unpaid Property Taxes at 3500 Eglinton Avenue West
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-66795.pdf
(February 7, 2014) Confidential Attachment 1 - Unpaid Property Taxes at 3500 Eglinton Avenue West

Motions

1 - Motion to Meet in Closed Session moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

2:47 p.m. - That the Government Management Committee meet in closed session to consider this item as it relates to the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege and pertains to litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions.


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

That City Council adopt the confidential instructions to staff contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report from the Treasurer and the City Solicitor, as amended by the Government Management Committee in Closed Session.


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