Item - 2015.MM2.3

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on December 11, 2014 with amendments.

MM2.3 - Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario Liquor Licence Application - Nine at 9 Roncesvalles Avenue - by Councillor Gord Perks, seconded by Councillor Joe Cressy

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
14 - Parkdale-High Park

City Council Decision

City Council on December 11, 2014, adopted the following:

 

1.         City Council direct the City Clerk to advise the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario that the issuance of a liquor licence for Nine at 9 Roncesvalles Avenue is not in the public interest having regard to the needs and wishes of the residents unless conditions are placed on the licence and that the Registrar should issue a Proposal to Review the liquor licence application.

 

2.         City Council request the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to provide the City of Toronto with an opportunity to participate in any proceedings with respect to the Premises.

 

3.         City Council authorize the City Solicitor to attend all proceedings before the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario in this matter and direct the City Solicitor to take all necessary actions to give effect to Council's decision, including adding conditions to any liquor licence issued for the Premises.

 

4.         In the event the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario does not provide the City with an opportunity to register conditions on this licence, City Council direct the City Manager to:

 

a.         write to the Premier and the Attorney General of Ontario to request regulatory changes that require the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to notify the City of liquor licence applications upon receipt of the applications; and

 

b.         write to the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario requesting a change to the administrative practice to ease the process of granting the City standing at Liquor Licence Hearings.

 

5.         City Council direct the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards to take Council's decision into consideration and conduct a multi-stakeholder review of issues related to this liquor licence.

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM2.3 be referred to the Toronto and East York Community Council. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.


1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Carried)

That:

 

1.         In the event that the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario does not provide the City with an opportunity to register conditions on this licence, City Council direct the City Manager to:

 

a.         write to the Premier and the Attorney General of Ontario to request regulatory changes that require the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to notify the City of liquor licence applications upon receipt of the applications; and

 

b.         write to the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario requesting a change to the administrative practice to ease the process of granting the City standing at Liquor Licence Hearings.

 

2.         City Council direct the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards to take Council's deicision into consideration and conduct a multi-stakeholder review of issues related to this liquor licence.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Dec-11-2014 5:10 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM2.3 - Perks - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, 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, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, 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, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Vincent Crisanti, Rob Ford, Ron Moeser, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Dec-11-2014 5:11 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM2.3 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, 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, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Rob Ford, Ron Moeser, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council