Item - 2014.MM54.14

Tracking Status

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

MM54.14 - A Sign of Citizen Engagement: Improving Development Proposal Public Notices - by Councillor Josh Matlow, seconded by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

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 request the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to:

 

a.         undertake a review of the Development Proposal Public Notices toward signs that are attractive, use language that is informative and easy to understand while encouraging citizen involvement in the planning process;

 

b.         consult with residents' associations, development industry representatives and other relevant stakeholders while conducting the review; and

 

c.         report on the outcome of the review to the March 2015 meeting of the Planning and Growth Management Committee.

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 MM54.14 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) Jul-09-2014 2:50 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM54.14 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, 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, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, James Maloney, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, 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 Shelley Carroll, Mike Del Grande, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Josh Colle, Doug Ford, Norman Kelly, David Shiner, Michael Thompson

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jul-11-2014 4:49 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM54.14 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 15 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Mike Del Grande, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, James Maloney, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Karen Stintz
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council