Item - 2015.CC7.12

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 10, 2015 with amendments.

CC7.12 - Results of Tenant Election to Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board of Directors

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on June 10, 11 and 12, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council appoint Robert Carlo and Catherine Wilkinson, the tenant representatives elected by tenants, to serve at pleasure of Council as members of the Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing Corporation effective June 15, 2015 for a two-year term ending June 14, 2017 or until their successors are appointed.

 

2.  City Council designate Conrad Hall and Anita Dressler as first and second alternate board members to be considered by Council for appointment as tenant representatives to the Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board of Directors for the remainder of the term of the member they replace, or until their successor is appointed, as long as they are eligible when such vacancy occurs.

 

3.  City Council request the City Manager, in consultation with the Toronto Community Housing Corporation and Toronto Community Housing Corporation tenants, to review the process for the election and appointment of tenants to the Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board of Directors, including experience to date and report back to City Council, as the Shareholder, reflecting best practices for Board appointments to enhance the current process, clarify the role of tenant representatives on the Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board and recommend any changes required prior to the next tenant election in order for changes to take effect for the 2017 tenant election.

Background Information (City Council)

(June 1, 2015) Report from the Acting City Manager on Results of Tenant Election to Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board of Directors (CC7.12)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-81034.pdf
Attachment 1 - Letter (May 25, 2015) from the Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Community Housing Corporation
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-81035.pdf

Motions (City Council)

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

That:

 

1.  City Council delete Recommendation 3:

 

Recommendation to be deleted

 

3. City Council request the Board of Directors of TCHC to complete its review of the current tenant election process and report to the City, as the Shareholder, on any changes required prior to the next tenant election in order for changes to take effect for the 2017 tenant election process.

 

and adopt instead the followoing new Recommendation 3:

 

3.  City Council request the City Manager, in consultation with the Toronto Community Housing Corporation and Toronto Community Housing Corporation tenants, to review the process for the election and appointment of tenants to the Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board of Directors, including experience to date and report back to City Council, as the Shareholder, reflecting best practices for Board appointments to enhance the current process, clarify the role of tenant representatives on the Toronto Community Housing Corporation Board and recommend any changes required prior to the next tenant election in order for changes to take effect for the 2017 tenant election.

Vote (Amend Item) Jun-12-2015 3:45 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC7.12 - Fletcher - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 32 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Stephen Holyday, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 13 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-12-2015 3:46 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC7.12 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council