Item - 2015.CC6.5

Tracking Status

CC6.5 - Appointment of a City Manager

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on May 5, 6 and 7, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council appoint Peter Wallace to the position of City Manager for the City of Toronto, reporting to Council, effective July 13, 2015, conditional upon agreement to employment terms prior to this date, with all the powers and duties imposed upon the City Manager by Municipal Code Chapter 169, City Officials, and as Chief Administrative Officer under Section 140 of the City of Toronto Act, 2006.

 

2.  City Council authorize the Mayor in consultation with the Executive Director of Human Resources and the City Solicitor, to negotiate the terms and conditions of employment for the new City Manager based on mutually satisfactory terms and reflective of the City's employment and compensation policies, and to execute any related documents as necessary.

 

3.  City Council repeal section 1 and 2 of By-law No. 1032-2008, "To Appoint Joseph P. Pennachetti as City Manager effective May 9, 2015.

 

4.  City Council authorize the public release of the appointee's name and biography.

 

5.  City Council appoint John Livey, effective May 9 to July 12, 2015, in an acting capacity as the City Manager for the City of Toronto, reporting to Council, with all the powers and duties imposed upon the City Manager by Municipal Code Chapter 169, and as chief administrative officer under Section 140 of the City of Toronto Act, 2006.

 

6.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the necessary bills to City Council to give effect to City Council's decision.

 

The following biography for Peter Wallace is now public:

 

Curriculum Vitae Summary

 

Professional

 

2014-2015 Ontario Public Service Visiting Fellow

School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto

 

2011 – 2014 Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Ontario Public Service

 

2008-2011 Deputy Minister of Finance and Secretary to Treasury Board

 

2007-2008 Deputy Minister of Energy

 

2004 – 2007 Deputy Minister of Policy and Associate Secretary to the Cabinet

 

2001- 2004 Assistant Deputy Minister, Natural Resource Management Division,

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

 

2001 -2003 Assistant Deputy Minister, Environmental Health and Safety, Cabinet Office

(Walkerton tragedy policy response, overlapping with MNR responsibilities)

 

1999-2001 Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Planning,

Cabinet Office

 

1997-1999 Assistant Deputy Minister, Program Management and Estimates Division,

Management Board Secretariat

 

1997 Assistant Deputy Minister, Integrated Financial Information System

 

1994 – 1997 Director, Expenditure Management Division

Management Board Secretariat

 

1990 – 1994 Management roles in Ontario Ministry of Finance –forecast branch, structural economics, current issues

 

1985 – 1990 Executive Assistant to the Deputy Minister, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Technology

 

1981-1985 Various economics and policy advisor roles in trade, industrial and technology policy

 

Education

 

Master of Public Administration

University of Toronto, 1981

 

BA in Political Economy

University of Toronto, 1980

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in two closed sessions on May 5, 2015 to consider confidential information on this Item as it relates to personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees. 

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees

Background Information (City Council)

(May 4, 2015) Report from Mayor John Tory on Appointment of a City Manager (CC6.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-79822.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1
(April 27, 2015) Report from Mayor John Tory on Appointment of a City Manager - Notice of Pending Report (CC6.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-79619.pdf

Motions (City Council)

a - Report of Committee of the Whole

May 5, 2015 at 7:53 p.m. - Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had started but not completed its closed session consideration of Item CC6.5 headed "Appointment of a City Manager".


b - Report of Committee of the Whole

May 5, 2015 at 10:25 p.m. - Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had completed its closed session consideration of Item CC6.5 headed "Appointment of a City Manager".

 

City Council will now proceed to the public debate on this Item.

 


Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) May-05-2015 10:26 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC6.5 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, 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, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Raymond Cho, Rob Ford, Jim Karygiannis, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, Michael Thompson

Motion to End Debate moved by Councillor Justin J. Di Ciano (Carried)

That in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council end the debate on Item CC6.5 and take the vote immediately.

Vote (End Debate) May-05-2015 10:25 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - CC6.5 - End debate
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Glenn De Baeremaeker, Paula Fletcher, Josh Matlow, Anthony Perruzza
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Raymond Cho, Rob Ford, Jim Karygiannis, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Ron Moeser, Michael Thompson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council