Item - 2014.MM55.50

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on August 25, 2014 without amendments.

MM55.50 - Enhancing Accessibility on Sidewalks in the City of Toronto - by Councillor Frances Nunziata, seconded by Councillor Peter Leon

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

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

 

1.         City Council request the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services, in consultation with the Director, Equity, Diversity and Human Rights and the General Manager, Transportation Services, to review current standards as they relate to sidewalk cross-slopes and to report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on whether current standards should be amended to reduce the maximum allowable cross-slope on sidewalks constructed in the City of Toronto to enhance accessibility for all.

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 MM55.50 be referred to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Aug-26-2014 4:32 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM55.50 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bailo, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Doug Ford, Rob 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, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are John Parker
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Mike Del Grande, Paula Fletcher, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Jaye Robinson

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Aug-26-2014 4:33 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM55.50 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bailo, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Doug Ford, Rob 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, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Mike Del Grande, Paula Fletcher, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Jaye Robinson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council