Item - 2015.MM7.11
- City Council adopted this item on June 10, 2015 with amendments.
MM7.11 - Protection for Monarch Butterflies and Bees - by Councillor Michelle Berardinetti, seconded by Councillor Gary Crawford
- Decision Type:
City Council Decision
City Council on June 10, 11 and 12, 2015, adopted the following:
1. City Council request the City Manager to review and to report back to City Council on potential options and programs through which the City can promote and incentivize private and public landowners to work in collaboration to protect and encourage natural habitats so as to sustain and renew the populations of Monarch butterflies (Milkweed planting) and bees that are a critical part of our ecosystem.
2. City Council request the City Manager to review the City of Edmonton's backyard Bee Keeping Pilot Program and report back to City Council on its applicability to the City of Toronto.
Background Information (City Council)
Motions (City Council)
Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM7.11 be referred to the Parks and Environment Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.
1. City Council request the City Manager to review the City of Edmonton's backyard Bee Keeping Pilot Program and report back to City Council on its applicability to the City of Toronto.