Item - 2014.MM51.44

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 6, 2014 with amendments.

MM51.44 - Submission by the Board of Directors of the Hummingbird (Sony) Centre for the Performing Arts of Confidential Information in Response to City Council's Request in MM48.31 - by Councillor David Shiner, seconded by Councillor Frank Di Giorgio

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 for information the submission from the Chair of the Board, on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Hummingbird (Sony) Centre for the Performing Arts, regarding the Sony CEO search in response to City Council's request in Member Motion MM48.31, as set out in the Confidential Attachment 1 made public with redactions and Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (May 5, 2014) from the City Manager.

 

2.         City Council direct that the balance of Confidential Attachment 1 and all of Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (May 5, 2014) from the City Manager remain confidential in their entirety because they deal with personnel matters and contain third-party personal information.

 

3.         City Council confirm the confidential instructions issued to staff in the Closed Session.

 

The balance of Confidential Attachment 1 and all of Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (May 5, 2014) from the City Manager remain confidential in their entirety in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as they pertain to labour relations or employee negotiations and personal matters that may identify individuals including municipal or local board employees.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (May 5, 2014) from the City Manager was made public with redactions on May 6, 2014 and can be accessed under Background Information (City Council).

 

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on May 6, 2014, and considered confidential information on this Item as it relates to labour relations or employee negotiations and personal matters that may identify individuals including municipal or local board employees.

 

City Council issued confidential instructions to staff in closed session as permitted by the City of Toronto Act, 2006, which remain confidential in their entirety as they relate to labour relations or employee negotiations and personal matters that may identify individuals including municipal or local board employees.

Confidential Attachment - Labour relations or employee negotiations and personal matters that may identify individuals including municipal or local board employees

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM51.44
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-69065.pdf
(May 5, 2014) Report from the City Manager, regarding Submission by the Board of Directors of the Hummingbird (Sony) Centre for the Performing Arts of Confidential Information in Response to City Council's Request in MM48.31
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-69086.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - Letter from Chair, Board of Directors, Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, April 15, 2014
Confidential Attachment 2 - Letter from Chair, Board of Directors, Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, May 5, 2014
Confidential Attachment 1 to MM51.44 (MM51.44a) - made public with redactions on May 6, 2014
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2014/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-69176.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Notice (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the necessary provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, need to be waived to permit introduction of Motion MM51.44.  A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive notice.

Vote (Waive Notice) May-06-2014 11:05 AM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM51.44 - Waive notice
Total members that voted Yes: 40 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, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, 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: 5 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Joe Mihevc, Jaye Robinson

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM51.44 be referred to the Etobicoke York Community Council.  A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) May-06-2014 11:05 AM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM51.44 - Waive referrral
Total members that voted Yes: 40 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, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, 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: 5 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Joe Mihevc, Jaye Robinson

Report of Committee of the Whole

May 6, 2014 at 7:54 p.m. - Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had completed its closed session consideration of Item MM51.44 - Submission by the Board of Directors of the Hummingbird (Sony) Centre for the Performing Arts of Confidential Information in Response to City Council's Request in MM48.31.  City Council adopted a motion giving confidential instructions to staff while in closed session.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

That City Council confirm confidential instructions issued to staff during the Closed Session.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) May-06-2014 7:54 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM51.44 - Adopt the item as amended by the confidential instructions in closed session
Total members that voted Yes: 30 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Doug Ford, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Glenn De Baeremaeker, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Ron Moeser
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Raymond Cho, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, James Pasternak, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson

Motion to End Debate moved by Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council end the debate on Item MM51.44 and take the vote immediately.

Vote (End Debate) May-06-2014 7:53 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM51.44 - Minnan-Wong - End debate
Total members that voted Yes: 25 Members that voted Yes are Michelle Berardinetti, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Doug Ford, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Peter Milczyn, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Adam Vaughan, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 9 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Gary Crawford, Glenn De Baeremaeker, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Ron Moeser, Anthony Perruzza
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Raymond Cho, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, James Pasternak, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson

Point of Order by Councillor Paula Fletcher

Councillor Paula Fletcher, rising on a Point of Order, stated that some of the confidential information provided to Members is public and should be provided  publicly prior to debate.

 

Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and advised Council that she would review the confidential materials with the Clerk and rule after the lunch recess.

Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council