Item - 2015.GM5.7

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on July 7, 2015 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Government Management Committee on June 15, 2015 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on July 7, 2015.

GM5.7 - Payments in lieu of Taxes for PortsToronto

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 adopt the recommendations contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (May 29, 2015) from the City Solicitor and the Treasurer.

 

2.  City Council direct that Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (May 29, 2015) from the City Solicitor and the Treasurer, including all Appendices, remain confidential as it contains advice and information that is subject to solicitor-client privilege and pertains to litigation or potential litigation and City Council authorize the public release of all or a portion of the confidential instructions at the discretion of the City Solicitor.

 

3. City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect to Council's decision.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (May 29, 2015) from the City Solicitor and the Treasurer remains confidential in its entirety at this time in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it is are subject to solicitor-client privilege and pertains to litigation or potential litigation.  All or a portion of the confidential instructions contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (May 29, 2015) from the City Solicitor and the Treasurer will be made public at the discretion of the City Solicitor.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on July 7, 2015, to consider confidential information on this Item as it contains advice or communications that are subject to solicitor-client privilege and pertains to litigation or potential litigation that affects the City.

Confidential Attachment - This report contains advice or communications that are subject to solicitor-client privilege and pertains to litigation or potential litigation that affects the City.

Background Information (Committee)

(May 29, 2015) Report from the City Solicitor and the Treasurer on Payments in lieu of Taxes for PortsToronto
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-81028.pdf
Attachment 1 - Confidential Information - Payments in lieu of Taxes for PortsToronto

Motions (City Council)

Report of Committee of the Whole

July 7, 2015 at 6:50 p.m. – Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had completed its closed session consideration of Item GM5.7 headed "Payments in lieu of Taxes for PortsToronto". No motions were placed in the closed session. Council would now proceed to the public debate on the item.


Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jul-07-2015 6:50 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM5.7 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, David Shiner, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 14 Members that were absent are Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Rob Ford, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam

GM5.7 - Payments in lieu of Taxes for PortsToronto

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Confidential Attachment - This report contains advice or communications that are subject to solicitor-client privilege and pertains to litigation or potential litigation that affects the City.

Committee Recommendations

The Government Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council adopt the recommendations contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (May 29, 2015) from the City Solicitor and the Treasurer.

 

2.  City Council direct that Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (May 29, 2015) from the City Solicitor and the Treasurer, including all Appendices, remain confidential as it contains advice and information that is subject to solicitor-client privilege and pertains to litigation or potential litigation. City Council authorize the public release of all or a portion of the confidential instructions once adopted by City Council at the discretion of the City Solicitor.

 

3. City Council authorize and direct the appropriate City officials to take the necessary action to give effect thereto.

Origin

(May 29, 2015) Report from the City Solicitor and the Treasurer

Summary

This report updates City Council on the advice provided by the federal Dispute Advisory Panel in January 2014 respecting two properties owned by PortsToronto (formerly named the Toronto Port Authority). This report also recommends approval of a proposed comprehensive agreement resolving the City of Toronto's dispute with PortsToronto over Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILTs) for the two properties considered by the Panel as well as other properties owned by PortsToronto.

Background Information

(May 29, 2015) Report from the City Solicitor and the Treasurer on Payments in lieu of Taxes for PortsToronto
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-81028.pdf
Attachment 1 - Confidential Information - Payments in lieu of Taxes for PortsToronto

Motions

1 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Mark Grimes (Carried)

2 - Motion to Reconsider Item moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

3 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Paul Ainslie (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council