Item - 2015.MM9.9

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on September 30, 2015 without amendments.

MM9.9 - Making a Splash: Public Access to Private Pools - by Councillor Shelley Carroll, seconded by Councillor Justin J. Di Ciano

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on September 30, October 1 and 2, 2015, adopted the following:


1.  City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the City Solicitor to report to the Community Development and Recreation Committee on what would be required to manage the risk and legal concerns if an agreement was struck between the City of Toronto and a condo board for public use of its swimming facilities.


2.  City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report on staff's ability to provide swimming instruction programs if such an agreement as outlined in Part 1 above were negotiated.

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 MM9.9 be referred to the Community Development and Recreation Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Oct-01-2015 2:38 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM9.9 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 31 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Michelle Berardinetti, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 11 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Frank Di Giorgio, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, John Tory
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are John Filion, Rob Ford, David Shiner

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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