Item - 2015.MM8.14

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on July 7, 2015 without amendments.

MM8.14 - Investigation of the Possible installation of Street or Intersection Murals in Toronto - by Councillor Cesar Palacio, seconded by Councillor Gary Crawford

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on July 7, 8 and 9, 2015, adopted the following:


1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Transportation Services to report back to Public Works and Infrastructure Committee in the fourth quarter of 2015 on a process to permit community groups to install "street or intersection murals" on local streets, including the benefits to communities, any traffic impacts, and staffing and other cost implications for such a program.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM8.14 be referred to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Jul-08-2015 6:22 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM8.14 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Janet Davis, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Rob Ford, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Cesar Palacio, Michael Thompson

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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