Item - 2015.MM6.5

Tracking Status

  • City Council considered this item on May 5, 2015 and referred this item to an official or another committee or body. Consult the text of the decision for further information on the referral.

MM6.5 - Flexible Work Arrangements / Alternative Work Arrangements for City Staff - by Councillor Michelle Berardinetti, seconded by Councillor Gary Crawford

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on May 5, 6 and 7, 2015, referred Motion MM6.5 to the Executive Committee.

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM6.5
Administration Committee Report 4, Clause 45 - adopted by the City Council on April 16, 17 and 18, 2002

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Lost)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM6.5 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) May-06-2015 2:25 PM

Result: Lost Two-Thirds Required - MM6.5 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 23 Members that voted Yes are Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 16 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, John Campbell, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Ron Moeser, Gord Perks, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, John Filion, Rob Ford, Chin Lee, David Shiner, Michael Thompson

Point of Order by Councillor Janet Davis

Councillor Davis, rising on a Point of Order, stated that she needed clarification on why MM6.5 was subject to referral to the Executive Committee and not to the Employee and Labour Relations Committee.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and ruled that Member Motions are only referred to standing committees and that the Executive Committee can refer the matter to the Employee and Labour Relations Committee if it wishes.

Source: Toronto City Clerk at