Item - 2014.MM48.12

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on February 19, 2014 without amendments.

MM48.12 - Providing Authority for Staff to Take the Next Steps in the process to designate Public Lands along the Humber and Don River Valleys and the Etobicoke Creek as part of the Greenbelt - by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker, seconded by Councillor Maria Augimeri

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on February 19 and 20, 2014, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, in conjunction with the appropriate City staff, to begin the process of making an application to the Province for Urban River Valley designation for public lands in the Humber and Don River Valleys and Etobicoke Creek. Specifically, City staff shall:

 

            a.         initiate coordination with other public landowners to identify lands suitable for Urban River Valley designation;

 

             b.        develop a cost estimation for the Urban River Valley designation;

 

            c.         work with the Province of Ontario to agree on the scope and extent of public consultation required before proceeding;

 

             d.        work with the Province of Ontario on ways in which the Greenbelt Plan can be improved to better assist municipalities with Urban River Valley-designated lands in necessary restoration and stewardship actions; and

 

            e.         report back to the Planning and Growth Management Committee by May 2014 with a plan and cost estimates to expand the Provincial Greenbelt by designating selected public lands as Urban River Valley, as outlined in Provincial legislation.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM48.12 be referred to the Planning and Growth Management Committee.  A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Feb-20-2014 2:46 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM48.12 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 32 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, 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, Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 11 Members that voted No are Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Norman Kelly, Frances Nunziata (Chair), John Parker, James Pasternak, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Josh Colle, Giorgio Mammoliti

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-20-2014 2:46 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM48.12 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 41 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, 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, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Josh Colle, Giorgio Mammoliti
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council