Item - 2016.ED10.7

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on March 31, 2016 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by Economic Development Committee on February 26, 2016 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on March 31, 2016.

ED10.7 - Toronto Music Strategy: An Action Plan

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on March 31 and April 1, 2016, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council approve the Toronto Music Strategy: Supporting and Growing the City’s Music Sector, in Attachment 1 to the report (January 29, 2016) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture.

 

2.  City Council direct the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture to report back during the 2017 budget process with an implementation plan for the Toronto Music Strategy: Supporting and Growing the City's Music Sector, including overall financial impact and costs to the City.

 

3. City Council direct the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, in consultation with the Mayor's Office, the Chair, Economic Development Committee, the Arts Advocate and the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council (TMAC), to implement those elements of the Toronto Music Strategy.

 

4.  City Council direct that any proposed changes to the City's noise regulations in parks and public spaces as part of the Music Strategy be considered by the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards as part of the current Noise By-law review which includes public consultation.

Background Information (Committee)

(January 29, 2016) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on Toronto Music Strategy: An Action Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-90442.pdf
Attachment 1: Toronto Music Strategy: Supporting and Growing the Cityís Music Sector
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-90615.pdf
Presentation from Toronto Music Advisory Council on Toronto Music Strategy - Supporting and Growing the City's Music Sector
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-90757.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(March 29, 2016) E-mail from Ben Daube, President, The Sherwood Park Residents' Association (CC.Supp.ED10.7.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/cc/comm/communicationfile-59662.pdf
(March 29, 2016) E-mail from Martin Myers, President, Deer Park Residents Group (CC.Supp.ED10.7.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/cc/comm/communicationfile-59658.pdf
(March 29, 2016) E-mail from Janet Griffin (CC.Supp.ED10.7.3)
(March 29, 2016) E-mail from Lynn Robinson, Toronto Island Noise Committee (CC.Supp.ED10.7.4)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/cc/comm/communicationfile-59677.pdf
(March 30, 2016) Letter from Ian Carmichael and John Caliendo, Co Presidents, ABC Residents Association (CC.Supp.ED10.7.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/cc/comm/communicationfile-59678.pdf
(March 30, 2016) E-mail from Liz Sauter (CC.Supp.ED10.7.6)
(March 30, 2016) E-mail from Tamara Bernstein (CC.Supp.ED10.7.7)
(March 30, 2016) E-mail from Janet C. Griffin (CC.Supp.ED10.7.8)
(March 30, 2016) E-mail from Ulla Colgrass, York Quay Neighbourhood Association, Planning Committee (CC.Supp.ED10.7.9)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/cc/comm/communicationfile-59682.pdf
(March 30, 2016) E-mail from Dieter Riedel, Wellington Place Neighbourhood Association (CC.Supp.ED10.7.10)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/cc/comm/communicationfile-59683.pdf
(March 30, 2016) E-mail from George Prodanou (CC.New.ED10.7.11)
(March 30, 2016) E-mail from Catherine Mitchell (CC.New.ED10.7.12)
(March 30, 2016) E-mail from Kuntesh Chandaria (CC.New.ED10.7.13)
(March 30, 2016) E-mail from Nandy Heule (CC.New.ED10.7.14)
(March 30, 2016) E-mail from Arlene Hofstader (CC.New.ED10.7.15)
(March 30, 2016) E-mail from Harold B. Smith (CC.New.ED10.7.16)
(March 30, 2016) E-mail from Michael R. Landry, President, Greater Yorkville Residents'Association (CC.New.ED10.7.17)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/cc/comm/communicationfile-59694.pdf
(March 30, 2016) Letter from Geoff Kettel and Cathie Macdonald, Co-Chairs, Federation of North Toronto Residents' Associations (CC.New.ED107.18)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/cc/comm/communicationfile-59695.pdf
(March 30, 2016) Letter from Eileen Denny, Chair, Confederation of Resident and Ratepayer Associations in Toronto (CC.New.ED10.7.19)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/cc/comm/communicationfile-59696.pdf
(April 1, 2016) E-mail from Catherine Kerwin (CC.New.ED10.7.20)
(March 30, 2016) Letter from Arlena Hebert, President, Lytton Park Residents' Organization Inc. (CC.New.ED10.7.21)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/cc/comm/communicationfile-59717.pdf
(April 1, 2016) Letter from Andreas Kalogiannides, Co-Chair, Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council, (CC.New.ED10.7.22)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/cc/comm/communicationfile-59718.pdf
(April 1, 2016) E-mail from Daina Z. Green (CC.New.ED10.7.23)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That City Council direct that any proposed changes to the City's noise regulations in Parks and Public Spaces as part of the Music Strategy be considered by the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards as part of the current Noise By-law review which includes public consultation.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-01-2016 11:18 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED10.7 - Wong-Tam - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 32 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, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Josh Colle, Mary-Margaret McMahon
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

That City Council amend recommendation 3 to delete the words "and" before the words "the Arts Advocate" and delete the words "which could commence in 2016", and to include the words "and the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council (TMAC)" after the words "the Arts Advocate" so that the recommendation now reads as follows:

 

3. City Council direct the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, in consultation with the Mayor's Office and the Chair of the Economic Development Committee, the Arts Advocate and the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council (TMAC), to implement those elements of the Toronto Music Strategy.

Vote (Amend Item) Apr-01-2016 11:19 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED10.7 - Thompson - motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 34 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Apr-01-2016 11:20 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED10.7 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 34 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Raymond Cho, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Ron Moeser, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

ED10.7 - Toronto Music Strategy: An Action Plan

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Economic Development Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council approve the “Toronto Music Strategy: Supporting and Growing the City’s Music Sector,” found in Attachment 1 to the report (January 29, 2016) from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture.

 

2.  City Council direct the General Manager of Economic Development and Culture to report back during the 2017 budget process with an implementation plan for the "Toronto Music Strategy: Supporting and Growing the City's Music Sector", including overall financial impact and costs to the City.

 

3. City Council direct the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, in consultation with the Mayor's Office and the Chair of the Economic Development Committee, and the Arts Advocate, to implement those elements of the Toronto Music Strategy which could commence in 2016.

Decision Advice and Other Information

Mary An Blom and Andreas Kalogiannides, members of the Toronto Music Industry Advisory Council presented the Toronto Music Strategy to the Economic Development Committee.

Origin

(January 29, 2016) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture

Summary

The purpose of this staff report is to present the Toronto Music Advisory Council's “Toronto Music Strategy: Supporting and Growing the City’s Music Sector” to the Economic Development Committee.

 

Toronto is a thriving music city, with an annual economic impact on the city estimated by the Toronto Star at $700 million in 2014. The Toronto Music Strategy describes the benefits of being a music city and outlines the roles the City of Toronto can play in promoting and growing the music sector.

Background Information

(January 29, 2016) Report from the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on Toronto Music Strategy: An Action Plan
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-90442.pdf
Attachment 1: Toronto Music Strategy: Supporting and Growing the Cityís Music Sector
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-90615.pdf
Presentation from Toronto Music Advisory Council on Toronto Music Strategy - Supporting and Growing the City's Music Sector
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2016/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-90757.pdf

Motions

Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

That:

 

1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, in consultation with the Mayor's Office and the Chair of the Economic Development Committee, and the Arts Advocate, to implement those elements of the Toronto Music Strategy which could commence in 2016.


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