Item - 2014.GM32.17

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on August 25, 2014 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by Government Management Committee on August 11, 2014 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on August 25, 2014.

GM32.17 - Required Land Acquisitions and Related Costs to Complete East-West Road between Rean Drive and Kenaston Gardens

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
24 - Willowdale

City Council Decision

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

 

1.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to execute and deliver an Offer to Purchase on 13 Barberry Place, such Offer to be consistent with the confidential information in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (July 24, 2014) from the Chief Corporate Officer and that the necessary amount be financed from the Land Acquisition Reserve Fund.

 

2.         In the event that the southerly 3 metres of 11 Kenaston Gardens and all of 15 Kenaston Gardens cannot be acquired by the City for nominal consideration through the development process and if the Ontario Municipal Board does not require the conveyance of these properties to the City for public road purposes as a condition of development approval, City Council authorize the initiation of the expropriation process to acquire the southerly 3 metres of 11 Kenaston Gardens and all of 15 Kenaston Gardens, including serving and publishing Notices of Application for Approval to Expropriate, forwarding to the Chief Inquiry Officer any requests for hearing received, attending at the hearing to present the City’s position, and reporting the Inquiry Officer’s recommendation to City Council for its consideration, along with identification of funding sources for the expropriations.

 

3.         In the event that 23 Barberry Place cannot be acquired by the City for nominal consideration through the development process if and when a development application is submitted, City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to initiate the expropriation process for 23 Barberry Place.

 

4.         City Council direct that Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (July 24, 2014) from the Chief Corporate Officer remain confidential as it is about a proposed or pending land acquisition by the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions, or if the City decides to acquire these properties for the purpose of constructing a new east-west road connecting Rean Drive to Kenaston Gardens, this information is to remain confidential until all of the properties required to construct the road have been acquired by the City.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (July 24, 2014) from the Chief Corporate Officer, remains confidential in its entirely at this time in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it relates to a proposed or pending land acquisition by the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions.  If the City decides to acquire these properties for the purpose of constructing a new east-west road connecting Rean Drive to Kenaston Gardens, Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (July 24, 2014) from the Chief Corporate Officer will be made public once all of the properties required to construct the road have been acquired by the City.

Confidential Attachment - A proposed or pending land acquisition by the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions

Background Information (Committee)

(July 24, 2014) Report and Appendices A and B to the Report from the Chief Corporate Officer on Required Land Acquisitions and Related Costs to Complete East-West Road between Rean Drive and Kenaston Gardens
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-72187.pdf
(July 24, 2014) Confidential Attachment 1 - Required Land Acquisitions and Related Costs to Complete East-West Road between Rean Drive and Kenaston Gardens

Motions (City Council)

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

That City Council amend Government Management Committee Recommendation 3 by deleting the words "such Offer to be conditional upon City Council approving the transaction terms and necessary funding for this acquisition" so that Recommendation 3 now reads:

 

3.         In the event that 23 Barberry Place cannot be acquired by the City for nominal consideration through the development process if and when a development application is submitted, City Council grant authority to the Chief Corporate Officer to initiate the expropriation process for 23 Barberry Place.

Vote (Amend Item) Aug-26-2014 2:56 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM32.17 - Shiner - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, James Maloney, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Mark Grimes
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Gord Perks

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Aug-26-2014 2:57 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM32.17 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 40 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Doug Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, James Maloney, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Rob Ford
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Giorgio Mammoliti

GM32.17 - Required Land Acquisitions and Related Costs to Complete East-West Road between Rean Drive and Kenaston Gardens

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
24 - Willowdale

Confidential Attachment - A proposed or pending land acquisition by the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions

Committee Recommendations

The Government Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to execute and deliver an Offer to Purchase on 13 Barberry Place, such Offer to be consistent with the confidential information in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (July 24, 2014) from the Chief Corporate Officer and that the necessary amount be financed from the Land Acquisition Reserve Fund.

 

2.         In the event that the southerly 3 metres of 11 Kenaston Gardens and all of 15 Kenaston Gardens cannot be acquired by the City for nominal consideration through the development process and if the OMB does not require the conveyance of these properties to the City for public road purposes as a condition of development approval, City Council grant authority to initiate the expropriation process to acquire the southerly 3 metres of 11 Kenaston Gardens and all of 15 Kenaston Gardens, including serving and publishing Notices of Application for Approval to Expropriate, forwarding to the Chief Inquiry Officer any requests for hearing received, attending at the hearing to present the City’s position, and reporting the Inquiry Officer’s recommendation to City Council for its consideration, along with identification of funding sources for the expropriations.

 

3.         In the event that 23 Barberry Place cannot be acquired by the City for nominal consideration through the development process if and when a development application is submitted, City Council grant authority to the Chief Corporate Officer to initiate the expropriation process for 23 Barberry Place, such Offer to be conditional upon City Council approving the transaction terms and necessary funding for this acquisition.

 

4.         City Council direct that Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (July 24, 2014) from the Chief Corporate Officer remain confidential as it is about a proposed or pending land acquisition by the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions, or if the City decides to acquire these properties for the purpose of constructing a new east-west road connecting Rean Drive to Kenaston Gardens, this information is to remain confidential until all of the properties required to construct the road have been acquired by the City.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Government Management Committee recessed its public session to meet in closed session to consider Item GM32.17 titled "Required Land Acquisitions and Related Costs to Complete East-West Road between Rean Drive and Kenaston Gardens" as it relates to a proposed or pending land acquisition by the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions.

Origin

(July 24, 2014) Report from the Chief Corporate Officer

Summary

The purpose of this report is to provide the Government Management Committee with information about the land acquisitions necessary to complete a new connecting east/west road running from Rean Drive to Kenaston Gardens, the potential costs involved in acquiring these lands, and the source of funds which could be used to acquire these lands.

 

The properties that would be affected by the creation of this new road are:

 

1.         591 Sheppard Avenue East

2.         13 Barberry Place

3.         11 Kenaston Gardens

4.         15 Kenaston Gardens

5.         23 Barberry Place

 

All other lands required to complete this road have already been conveyed to the City through the development approval process.

Background Information

(July 24, 2014) Report and Appendices A and B to the Report from the Chief Corporate Officer on Required Land Acquisitions and Related Costs to Complete East-West Road between Rean Drive and Kenaston Gardens
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-72187.pdf
(July 24, 2014) Confidential Attachment 1 - Required Land Acquisitions and Related Costs to Complete East-West Road between Rean Drive and Kenaston Gardens

Speakers

Ryan M. Guetter, Vice President, Weston Consulting

Motions

1 - Motion to Meet in Closed Session (Carried)

That the Government Management Committee recess its public session to meet in closed session to consider Item GM32.17 titled "Required Land Acquisitions and Related Costs to Complete East-West Road between Rean Drive and Kenaston Gardens" as it relates to a proposed or pending land acquisition by the City or one of its agencies, boards and commissions.


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

 That: 

 

1.         City Council authorize the Chief Corporate Officer to execute and deliver an Offer to Purchase on 13 Barberry Place, such Offer to be consistent with the confidential information in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (July 24, 2014) from the Chief Corporate Officer and that the necessary amount be financed from the Land Acquisition Reserve Fund.

 

2.         In the event that the southerly 3 metres of 11 Kenaston Gardens and all of 15 Kenaston Gardens cannot be acquired by the City for nominal consideration through the development process and if the OMB does not require the conveyance of these properties to the City for public road purposes as a condition of development approval, City Council grant authority to initiate the expropriation process to acquire the southerly 3 metres of 11 Kenaston Gardens and all of 15 Kenaston Gardens, including serving and publishing Notices of Application for Approval to Expropriate, forwarding to the Chief Inquiry Officer any requests for hearing received, attending at the hearing to present the City’s position, and reporting the Inquiry Officer’s recommendation to City Council for its consideration, along with identification of funding sources for the expropriations.

 

3.         In the event that 23 Barberry Place cannot be acquired by the City for nominal consideration through the development process if and when a development application is submitted, City Council grant authority to the Chief Corporate Officer to initiate the expropriation process for 23 Barberry Place, such Offer to be conditional upon City Council approving the transaction terms and necessary funding for this acquisition.


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