Item - 2017.CC32.2

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on October 2, 2017 with amendments.

CC32.2 - Declaring the Office of Councillor, Ward 28 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale Vacant and Deciding the Method to Fill the Vacancy

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on October 2, 3 and 4, 2017, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council declare a vacancy in the office of Councillor, Ward 28 – Toronto Centre-Rosedale.

 

2. City Council fill the vacancy by appointing a person qualified to hold office in the City of Toronto at a special meeting to be held on November 2, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chamber, in accordance with the following:

 

a. the City Clerk shall advertise the vacancy inviting any interested and qualified applicants to seek appointment to City Council;

 

b. interested persons shall complete a Consent of Nominee and Acknowledgement of Qualifications and provide personal identification showing their name and qualifying address within the City of Toronto;

 

c. the deadline for submitting the required forms to the City Clerk shall be October 23, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.;

 

d. the City Clerk shall submit a report with the list of applicants for publication on the agenda of the November 2, 2017 City Council meeting;

 

e. each applicant shall be provided the opportunity to address City Council for up to 5 minutes;

 

f. the order in which applicants address City Council shall be determined by lot drawn by the City Clerk when City Council begins its debate on the item;

 

g. Members of City Council shall be entitled to ask one question of each candidate;

 

h. City Council shall vote on the appointment by ballot in accordance with the Council Procedures; and

 

i. City Council shall enact a by-law confirming the appointment of the successful candidate to the office for the remainder of the term of the present Council.

Background Information (City Council)

(September 10, 2017) Report from the City Clerk on Declaring the Office of Councillor, Ward 28 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale Vacant and Deciding the Method to Fill the Vacancy, including Appendices A and B (CC32.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-107195.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That:

 

1. City Council declare a vacancy in the office of Councillor, Ward 28 – Toronto Centre-Rosedale.

 

2. City Council adopt the following Option A – Appointment contained in the report (September 10, 2017) from the City Clerk:

 

a. City Council fill the vacancy by appointing a person qualified to hold office in the City of Toronto at a special meeting to be held on November 2, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chamber, in accordance with the following:

 

1. The City Clerk shall advertise the vacancy inviting any interested and qualified applicants to seek appointment to City Council;

 

2. Interested persons shall complete a Consent of Nominee and Acknowledgement of Qualifications and provide personal identification showing their name and qualifying address within the City of Toronto;

 

3. The deadline for submitting the required forms to the City Clerk shall be October 23, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.;

 

4. The City Clerk shall submit a report with the list of applicants for publication on the agenda of the November 2, 2017 City Council meeting;

 

5. Each applicant shall be provided the opportunity to address City Council for up to 5 minutes;

 

6. The order in which applicants address City Council shall be determined by lot drawn by the City Clerk when City Council begins its debate on the item;

 

7. Members of City Council shall be entitled to ask one question of each candidate;

 

8. City Council shall vote on the appointment by ballot in accordance with the Council Procedures; and

 

9. City Council shall enact a by-law confirming the appointment of the successful candidate to the office for the remainder of the term of the present Council.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Oct-04-2017 2:11 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC32.2 - Minnan-Wong - motion 1 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 29 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Michael Ford, Neethan Shan
Total members that were Absent: 13 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, John Campbell, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Mark Grimes, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council