Item - 2015.MM7.1

Tracking Status

  • City Council considered this item on June 10, 2015 and postponed its consideration to a later date. Consult the text of the decision for further information on the deferral.

MM7.1 - Request to Protect a 250 Year Old Red Oak Tree, Thought to be the Largest and Oldest Red Oak in Toronto - by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti, seconded by Councillor Sarah Doucette

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on June 10, 11 and 12, 2015, deferred consideration of Item MM7.1 until the July 7 and 8, 2015 City Council meeting.

Confidential Attachment - A proposed or pending acquisition or sale of land for municipal or local board purposes

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM7.1
Attachment 1 - Photographs of the Red Oak Tree
(April 14, 2015) Attachment 2 - Letter from David Grant, Founder and Director, Cabbagetown ReLeaf, Rob Keen, RPF, CEO, Forests Ontario and Peter Wynnyczuk, Executive Director, Ontario Urban Forest Council
(May 6, 2015) Confidential Fiscal Impact Statement from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer

Communications (City Council)

(June 2, 2015) Submission from Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti, Ward 7, York West - North York Mirror Article on the 250-year old Red Oak Tree and photographs of the tree (MM.Main.MM7.1.1)
(June 8, 2015) Letter from Eileen Denny, Vice Chair, Confederation of Resident and Ratepayer Associations in Toronto (MM.Supp.MM7.1.2)
(June 9, 2015) E-mail from Michael Brothers (MM.Supp.MM7.1.3)
(June 8, 2015) Letter from David Fleming, Executive Secretary, Swansea Area Ratepayer's Association / Swansea Area Ratepayer's Group (MM.New.MM7.1.4)
(June 10, 2015) E-mail from Michael Low (MM.New.MM7.1.5)
(June 9, 2015) Letter from Hilde Reis-Smart, Secretary, Teddington Park Residents Association Inc. (MM.New.MM7.1.6)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Defer Item moved by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti (Carried)

That consideration of the item be deferred until the July 7 and 8, 2015 meeting of City Council.

Vote (Defer Item) Jun-11-2015 9:50 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM7.1 - Mammoliti - motion 1 - Defer the item
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Shelley Carroll
Total members that were Absent: 9 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Justin J. Di Ciano, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Josh Matlow, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at