Item - 2015.PG3.8

Tracking Status

PG3.8 - Audio Visual Recording of Committee of Adjustment Hearings

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on May 5, 6 and 7, 2015, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council request the Chief Corporate Officer to pilot audio visual recordings of the Committee of Adjustment meetings in two locations (North York Civic Centre and City Hall) from September to December, 2015 using existing equipment and resources within the 2015 operating budget, to validate the feasibility of recording all Committee of Adjustment meetings in 2016, and report the interim progress back to the Planning and Growth Management Committee on November 16, 2015.

 

2.  City Council request the Chief Corporate Officer and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning consult to optimize the schedule adjustments required to minimize costs and number of overall locations required for the audio visual recording of all Committee of Adjustment meetings in 2016. Any financial impact (equipment and resources) to be included for consideration in the Facilities, Real Estate, Environment and Energy's 2016 budget submissions.

 

3.  Should City Council wish to include York Civic Centre for audio video recording of the Committee of Adjustment meetings the cost of implementation of equipment ($200,000) and additional staffing resources be included for consideration in the Facilities, Real Estate, Environment and Energy's 2016 budget submissions.

Background Information (Committee)

(March 27, 2015) Report from the Chief Corporate Officer on Audio Visual Recording of Committee of Adjustment Hearings
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-78642.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) May-05-2015 5:10 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PG3.8 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 38 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Rob Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Michelle Berardinetti, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Michael Thompson

PG3.8 - Audio Visual Recording of Committee of Adjustment Hearings

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Planning and Growth Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council request the Chief Corporate Officer to pilot audio visual recordings of the Committee of Adjustment meetings in two locations (North York Civic Centre and City Hall) from September to December, 2015 using existing equipment and resources within the 2015 operating budget, to validate the feasibility of recording all Committee of Adjustment meetings in 2016, and report the interim progress back to the Planning and Growth Management Committee on November 16, 2015.

 

2.  City Council request the Chief Corporate Officer and Chief Planner consult to optimize the schedule adjustments required to minimize costs and number of overall locations required for the audio visual recording of all Committee of Adjustment meetings in 2016. Any financial impact (equipment and resources) to be included for consideration in the Facilities, Real Estate, Environment and Energy's 2016 Budget Submissions.

 

3.  Should City Council wish to include York Civic Centre for audio video recording of the Committee of Adjustment meetings the cost of implementation of equipment ($200,000) and additional staffing resources be included for consideration in the Facilities, Real Estate, Environment and Energy's 2016 Budget Submissions.

Origin

(March 27, 2015) Report from the Chief Corporate Officer

Summary

This report responds to a request from the Planning and Growth Management Committee respecting the resources and equipment required to provide audio visual recordings of all Committee of Adjustment hearings.  Funds are not available in the Facilities Management Division's Capital and Operating Budget to install audio visual equipment at the York Civic Centre nor to provide the staff required to facilitate audio-visual recording at all Committee of Adjustment hearings.

Background Information

(March 27, 2015) Report from the Chief Corporate Officer on Audio Visual Recording of Committee of Adjustment Hearings
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-78642.pdf

Motions

Motion to Add New Business at Committee moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

That:

 

1.  City Council request the Chief Corporate Officer to pilot audio visual recordings of the Committee of Adjustment meetings in two locations (North York Civic Centre and City Hall) from September to December, 2015 using existing equipment and resources within the 2015 operating budget, to validate the feasibility of recording all Committee of Adjustment meetings in 2016, and report the interim progress back to the Planning and Growth Management Committee on November 16, 2015.

 

2.  City Council request the Chief Corporate Officer and Chief Planner consult to optimize the schedule adjustments required to minimize costs and number of overall locations required for the audio visual recording of all Committee of Adjustment meetings in 2016. Any financial impact (equipment and resources) to be included for consideration in the Facilities, Real Estate, Environment and Energy's 2016 Budget Submissions.

 

3.  Should City Council wish to include York Civic Centre for audio video recording of the Committee of Adjustment meetings the cost of implementation of equipment ($200,000) and additional staffing resources be included for consideration in the Facilities, Real Estate, Environment and Energy's 2016 Budget Submissions.

 


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council