Item - 2015.CC5.5

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on March 31, 2015 with amendments.

CC5.5 - Annual Report of the Lobbyist Registrar for the Year 2014

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on March 31, April 1 and 2, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council receive the Annual Report of the Lobbyist Registrar for the Year 2014 for information.

 

2.  City Council request the City Manager, in consultation with the City Solicitor and the Lobbyist Registrar, to report to City Council on:

 

a.  changes to policies and reporting protocols to ensure that the records of lobbying activities on the public website are accurate; and

 

b.  a "Lobbyist Lens" as a regular part of staff reports to City Council, such a lens to simply note the registered lobbying that has taken place on a particular issue.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

The Lobbyist Registrar gave a presentation to City Council on her 2014 Annual Report.

Background Information (City Council)

(March 23, 2015) Covering Report on the Annual Report of the Lobbyist Registrar for the Year 2014 (CC5.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-78182.pdf
(March 23, 2015) Annual Report of the Lobbyist Registrar for the Year 2014
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-78183.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(April 1, 2015) Memo from the Integrity Commissioner and the Lobbyist Registrar on holiday gift giving and events, addressed to Members of Council and submitted by Councillor James Pasternak, Ward 10, York Centre (CC.New.CC5.5.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/comm/communicationfile-52142.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

That City Council request the City Manager, in consultation with the City Solicitor and the Lobbyist Registrar, to report to City Council on changes to policies and reporting protocols to ensure that the records of lobbying activities on the public website are accurate.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-01-2015 7:24 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC5.5 - Davis - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, John Campbell, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Tory

2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Carried)

That City Council request the City Manager, in consultation with the City Solicitor and the Lobbyist Registrar, to report to City Council on a "Lobbyist Lens" as a regular part of staff reports to Council, such a lens to simply note the registered lobbying that has taken place on a particular issue.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-01-2015 7:26 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC5.5 - Mihevc - motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 9 Members that voted No are Christin Carmichael Greb, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, John Campbell, Raymond Cho, Joe Cressy, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Tory

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-01-2015 7:27 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC5.5 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, 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, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, John Campbell, Joe Cressy, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, John Tory
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council