Item - 2014.MM54.13

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on July 8, 2014 without amendments.

MM54.13 - Fair Media Access on City Property - by Councillor Paula Fletcher, seconded by Councillor Sarah Doucette

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct that for all events held by the City, Mayor or Councillors to which media are invited, held at City Hall or in a City facility, all media outlets that are members of the City Hall Press Gallery be included.

 

2.         City Council direct that City staff, including facilities and communications staff, only support events to which media are invited in spaces large enough to accommodate the expected numbers of media, such as the Members Lounge.

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 MM54.13 be referred to the Government Management Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Jul-09-2014 2:48 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM54.13 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 38 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, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, James Maloney, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Rob Ford, John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Josh Colle, David Shiner, Michael Thompson

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jul-09-2014 2:49 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM54.13 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 38 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, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, James Maloney, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Mike Del Grande, Rob Ford, John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Josh Colle, Doug Ford, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council