Item - 2014.MM55.64

Tracking Status

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

MM55.64 - Accountability of Major Capital Projects to provide Accurate Capital Budget Estimates - by Mayor Rob Ford, seconded by Councillor Vincent Crisanti

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

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

 

1.         Notwithstanding the implementation of enhancements recommended by the Auditor General's Office to enhance the reporting of the City's major capital projects, as well as a new capital budget estimates process recently implemented for major Facilities Management capital projects, City Council request the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to report to City Council, through the Budget Committee and Executive Committee, in the first quarter of 2015 on:

 

a.         options to increase accountability around capital projects and to ensure that City staff present more accurate capital budget estimates for these projects;

 

b.         options to ensure City staff adhere to the capital project budgets set by City Council; and

 

c.         how this will contribute to more accountable, transparent, and accurate capital budgeting.

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 MM55.64 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Aug-26-2014 5:20 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM55.64 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, Gloria Lindsay Luby, James Maloney, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Karen Stintz, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 10 Members that voted No are Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Joe Mihevc, John Parker, Gord Perks, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, Doug Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, David Shiner, Michael Thompson

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Aug-28-2014 8:48 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM55.64 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 20 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mark Grimes, Peter Leon, James Maloney, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 13 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Janet Davis, Mike Del Grande, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, John Parker, Gord Perks, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, James Pasternak, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Vote (Adopt Item) Aug-28-2014 8:50 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM55.64 - Adopt the item - REVOTE
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Josh Colle, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Peter Leon, James Maloney, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Shelley Carroll, Mike Del Grande, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, John Parker, Gord Perks, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, James Pasternak, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Reconsider Vote moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Carried)

That in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, Council reconsider the vote to adopt MM55.64.

Vote (Reconsider Vote) Aug-28-2014 8:49 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM55.64 - Reconsider the vote to adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 32 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Josh Colle, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Mike Del Grande, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Peter Leon, James Maloney, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, John Parker, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Karen Stintz, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Shelley Carroll
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Doug Ford, Norman Kelly, Gloria Lindsay Luby, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, James Pasternak, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council