Item - 2015.CA9.2

Tracking Status

CA9.2 - Appointment of Member to the Toronto Police Services Board

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on July 7, 8 and 9, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council appoint Andrew Pringle to the Toronto Police Services Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2018 and until a successor is appointed.

 

2. City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachments 1, 2 and 3 to the report (June 5, 2015) from the City Clerk remain confidential in their entirety as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Police Services Board.

 

Confidential Attachments 1, 2 and 3 to the report (June 5, 2015) from the City Clerk remain confidential in their entirety in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Police Services Board.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

Appointee's biography:

 

Andrew Pringle

 

Andrew Pringle is a long-time Toronto resident who worked in the investment business at RBC Capital Markets from 1972 to 2002, where he retired as Managing Director, Head of Global Fixed Income and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. He is currently chair of the fixed income investment management company, RP Investment Advisory. Andrew is the Chair of the Shaw Festival and also of the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) having previously served as CANFAR's president.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals who are being considered for appointment to the Toronto Police Services Board

Background Information (Committee)

(June 17, 2015) Letter from the Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Police Services Board on Appointment of Member to the Toronto Police Services Board
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-81671.htm
Confidential Attachment to the Decision Letter from the Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Police Services Board
(June 5, 2015) Report from the City Clerk on Appointment of Member to the Toronto Police Services Board
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-81672.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - List of Candidates and Qualifications Summary, and Applications for Appointment to the Toronto Police Services Board (previously distributed with item CA6.3)
Confidential Attachment 2 - Confidential Voluntary Diversity Information Summary (previously distributed with item CA6.3)
Confidential Attachment 3 - Interview Schedule for the Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Police Services Board, May 29 and June 17, 2015 (previously distributed with item XT2.1)

Communications (City Council)

(June 30, 2015) E-mail from Bev Salmon (CC.Main.CA9.2.1)
(June 30, 2015) E-mail from BD Jolly (CC.Main.CA9.2.2)
(June 30, 2015) Letter from John Sewell for Toronto Police Accountability Coalition (CC.Supp.CA9.2.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/comm/communicationfile-53901.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Refer Item moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Lost)

That City Council refer the item back to the Civic Appointments Committee with the direction that the Committee reconsider the item and recommend a different candidate for appointment.

Vote (Refer Item) Jul-09-2015 10:59 AM

Result: Lost Majority Required - CA9.2 - Thompson - motion 1 - Refer the item
Total members that voted Yes: 11 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mike Layton, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 28 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Jim Karygiannis, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to End Debate moved by Councillor Raymond Cho (Carried)

That in accordance with Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council end the debate on Item CA9.2 and take the vote immediately.

Vote (End Debate) Jul-09-2015 11:00 AM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CA9.2 - Cho - End debate
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 5 Members that voted No are Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Stephen Holyday, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Jim Karygiannis, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Ron Moeser, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jul-09-2015 11:01 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CA9.2 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 11 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Rob Ford, Jim Karygiannis, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Point of Privilege by Councillor Norman Kelly

Councillor Kelly, rising on a Point of Privilege, requested a revote on Item CA9.2.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and ruled that as the same Members were no longer present in the Chamber, it would be inappropriate to take the vote again.

CA9.2 - Appointment of Member to the Toronto Police Services Board

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable individuals who are being considered for appointment to the Toronto Police Services Board

Committee Recommendations

The Civic Appointments Committee recommends that:

 

1. City Council appoint Andrew Pringle to the Toronto Police Services Board, at pleasure of Council, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2018 and until a successor is appointed.

 

2. City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachments 1, 2 and 3 remain confidential in their entirety as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to the Toronto Police Services Board.

Decision Advice and Other Information

Candidate's Biography:

 

Andrew Pringle

 

Andrew Pringle is a long-time Toronto resident who worked in the investment business at RBC Capital Markets from 1972 to 2002, where he retired as Managing Director, Head of Global Fixed Income and a member of the firm's Executive Committee.  He is currently chair of the fixed income investment management company, RP Investment Advisory.  Andrew is the Chair of the Shaw Festival and also of the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) having previously served as CANFAR's president.

Origin

(June 17, 2015) Letter from the Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Police Services Board

Summary

The Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Police Services Board conducted interviews on May 29, 2015 and June 17, 2015, and forwards its recommended candidate to the Civic Appointments Committee.

Background Information

(June 17, 2015) Letter from the Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Police Services Board on Appointment of Member to the Toronto Police Services Board
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-81671.htm
Confidential Attachment to the Decision Letter from the Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Police Services Board
(June 5, 2015) Report from the City Clerk on Appointment of Member to the Toronto Police Services Board
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-81672.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - List of Candidates and Qualifications Summary, and Applications for Appointment to the Toronto Police Services Board (previously distributed with item CA6.3)
Confidential Attachment 2 - Confidential Voluntary Diversity Information Summary (previously distributed with item CA6.3)
Confidential Attachment 3 - Interview Schedule for the Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Police Services Board, May 29 and June 17, 2015 (previously distributed with item XT2.1)

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Lost)

That the candidate listed in the Confidential Attachment to the Decision Letter from the Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Police Services Board be deleted and replaced with the candidate listed in the confidential attachment to this motion.

Vote (Amend Item) Jun-23-2015

Result: Lost Majority Required - CA9.2 - Fletcher - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 1 Members that voted Yes are Paula Fletcher
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Christin Carmichael Greb, Raymond Cho, Justin J. Di Ciano, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Denzil Minnan-Wong (Chair), Cesar Palacio
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Giorgio Mammoliti

2 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jun-23-2015

Result: Carried Majority Required - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 7 Members that voted Yes are Christin Carmichael Greb, Raymond Cho, Justin J. Di Ciano, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Denzil Minnan-Wong (Chair), Cesar Palacio
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Paula Fletcher
Total members that were Absent: 1 Members that were absent are Giorgio Mammoliti
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council