Item - 2017.EX29.19

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on December 5, 2017 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by Executive Committee on November 28, 2017 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on December 5, 2017.
  • See also By-law 1427-2017

EX29.19 - 2018 Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management Services and Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Rates and Fees

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on December 5, 6, 7 and 8, 2017, adopted the following:

 

Rates and Fees

 

1.  City Council adopt the Solid Waste Management Services Rates and Fees in 2018 as set out in Appendix A to the report (October 31, 2017) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Interim Chief Financial Officer, to become effective on January 1, 2018.

 

2.  City Council authorize the necessary amendments to Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges, and any other necessary Municipal Code Chapters as may be required, to give effect to City Council's decision.

 

3.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce any necessary Bills required to implement City Council's decision, subject to any necessary refinements, including stylistic, format and organization, as may be identified by the City Solicitor, the Interim Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services.

 

4.  City Council direct that all the rates, fees and charges set out in Appendix A to the report (October 31, 2017) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Interim Chief Financial Officer, adopted in Part 1 above, continue in full force and effect until such time as they are amended or repealed by City Council.

 

Capital Budget

 

5.  City Council approve the 2018 Recommended Capital Budget for Solid Waste Management Services with a total project cost of $56.857 million, and 2018 cash flow of $114.406 million and future year commitments of $149.404 million comprised of the following:


a.  New Cash Flow Funds for:


i.  36 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2018 total project cost of $56.857 million that requires cash flow of $8.516 million in 2018 and future year cash flow commitments of $9.597 million for 2019; $15.135 million for 2020; $5.195 million for 2021; $4.930 million for 2022; $3.561 million for 2023; $3.241 million for 2024; $3.241 million for 2025; $0.441 million for 2026 and $3 million for 2027; and


ii.  25 previously approved sub-projects with a 2018 cash flow of $84.285 million; and future year cash flow commitments of $47.445 million for 2019; $18.022 million for 2020; $12.580 million for 2021; $14.001 million for 2022; $3.515 million for 2023; $1 million for 2024; $1million for 2025; and $3.5 million for 2026; and


b.  2017 approved cash flow for 18 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2017 into 2018 totalling $21.605 million.


6.  City Council approve the 2019 - 2027 Recommended Capital Plan for Solid Waste Management Services totalling $384.671 million in project estimates, comprised of $23.792 million for 2019; $28.801 million for 2020; $32.442 million for 2021; $39.853 million for 2022; $53.918 million for 2023; $48.932 million for 2024; $42.128 million for 2025; $54.237 million for 2026 and $60.568 million in 2027.


7.  City Council consider the operating costs of $2.044 million net in 2018; $(0.961) million net in 2019; $0.095 million net in 2020; $0.105 million net in 2021; $(0.019) million net in 2022; $(0.022) million for 2023; $(0.026) million for 2024; $(0.029) million for 2025; $0.046 million for 2026 and $0.046 million in 2027, resulting from the approval of the 2018 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2018 and future year operating budgets.


8.  City Council approve 3 new temporary capital positions for the delivery of 2018 capital projects and that the duration for each temporary position not exceed the life and funding of its respective projects / sub-projects.

 

Operating Budget

 

9.  City Council approve the 2018 Recommended Operating Budget for Solid Waste Management Services of $382.163 million gross, $23.026 million capital contribution for the following services:

 

Service

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

City Beautification

36,590.9

 

34,953.3

Residual Management

79,839.4

 

33,793.8

Solid Waste Collection and Transfer

119,910.7

 

(182,211.1)

Solid Waste Education and Enforcement

6,303.8

 

6,299.8

Solid Waste Processing and Transport

139,518.2

 

84,138.4

Total Program Budget

382,163.0

 

(23,025.8)

 

10.  City Council approve the 2018 service levels for Solid Waste Management Services as outlined on pages 15, 18, 21, 24, and 27 of the report (October 31, 2017) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Interim Chief Financial Officer, and associated staff complement of 1,116.74 positions, comprising 34.53 capital positions and 1,082.21 operating positions.


11.  City Council approve the fee changes for Solid Waste Management Services identified in Appendix A to the report (October 31, 2017) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Interim Chief Financial Officer, for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 "Fees and Charges".


12.  City Council direct Solid Waste Management Services and Financial Planning to report to the Budget Committee on a multi-year rate strategy for the 2019 Budget Process.

 

13.  City Council request the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture to include the escalating costs of utilities, water and solid waste fees and charges in the proposed economic development study Policies and Programs to support the City's retail areas.

  

14. City Council direct the General Manager, Solid Waste Management, to report to the Budget Committee in Spring 2018 to provide a financial update on trends over the next 10 years for the cost of organics processing per tonne for the City of Toronto, giving consideration to the City's reliance on private processors and organics processing contracts reaching their expiration date, as well as the shortage of organics processing capacity across the Province of Ontario and the proposed Ontario Organics Framework.

 

15.  City Council direct the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the General Manager, Facilities Management to ensure all serveries in City-owned buildings are zero waste.

Public Notice Given

Background Information (Committee)

(November 10, 2017) Letter from the Budget Committee on 2018 Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management Services and Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Rates and Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-108971.pdf
(October 31, 2017) Report from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Acting Chief Financial Officer on 2018 Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management Services and Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Rates and Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109203.pdf
Attachment 1 - Appendix A - Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Management Services Rates and Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109204.pdf
(October 27, 2017) Public Notice - 2018 Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management Services and Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Rates
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109205.pdf
(October 27, 2017) Public Notice - Appendix A - Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Rates and Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109206.pdf
(November 3, 2017) 2018 Staff Recommended Capital Budget Notes - Solid Waste Management Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109207.pdf
(November 24, 2017) Revised 2018 Staff Recommended Capital Budget Notes - Solid Waste Management Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109386.pdf
(November 20, 2017) REVISED 2018 Staff Recommended Operating Budget Notes - Solid Waste Management Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109208.pdf
(November 27, 2017) 2018 Capital Budget Briefing Note #5 - Long Term Waste Management Strategy - Improving Multi-Residential and Organic Waste Diversion in 2018
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109453.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Carried)

That City Council direct the General Manager, Solid Waste Management, to report to the Budget Committee in Spring 2018 to provide a financial update on trends over the next 10 years for  the cost of organics processing per tonne for the City of Toronto, giving consideration to the City's reliance on private processors and organics processing contracts reaching their expiration date, as well as the shortage of organics processing capacity across the Province of Ontario and the proposed Ontario Organics Framework.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Dec-08-2017 11:15 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX29.19 - Mihevc - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Christin Carmichael Greb, Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong

2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon (Carried)

That City Council direct the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the General Manager, Facilities Management to ensure all serveries in City-owned buildings are zero waste.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Dec-08-2017 11:16 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX29.19 - McMahon - motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Josh Colle, Michael Ford, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Dec-08-2017 11:17 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX29.19 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Vincent Crisanti, Michael Ford, Michelle Holland, Cesar Palacio
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Justin J. Di Ciano, Mark Grimes, Giorgio Mammoliti

EX29.19 - 2018 Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management Services and Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Rates and Fees

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Public Notice Given

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

Rates and Fees

 

1.  City Council adopt the Solid Waste Management Services Rates and Fees in 2018 as set out in Appendix A to the report (October 31, 2017) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Acting Chief Financial Officer, to become effective on January 1, 2018.

 

2.  City Council consider the report (October 31, 2017) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Acting Chief Financial Officer concurrently with the 2018 Recommended Capital Budget, 2018-2027 Recommended Capital Plan and the 2018 Recommended Operating Budget of the Solid Waste Management Services Division.

 

3.  City Council authorize that the necessary amendments be made to Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges, and any other necessary Municipal Code Chapters as may be required, to give effect to these Recommendations.

 

4.  City Council grant authority to the City Solicitor to introduce any necessary Bills required to implement these Recommendations, subject to any necessary refinements, including stylistic, format and organization, as may be identified by the City Solicitor, the Acting Chief Financial Officer and General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services.

 

5.  City Council direct that all the rates, fees and charges set out in Appendices A to the report (October 31, 2017) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Acting Chief Financial Officer, adopted by Council in Recommendation 1 above, continue in full force and effect until such time as they are amended or repealed by Council.

 

Capital Budget

 

6.  City Council approve the 2018 Recommended Capital Budget for Solid Waste Management Services with a total project cost of $56.857 million, and 2018 cash flow of $114.406 million and future year commitments of $149.404 million comprised of the following:


a.  New Cash Flow Funds for:


i.  36 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2018 total project cost of $56.857 million that requires cash flow of $8.516 million in 2018 and future year cash flow commitments of $9.597 million for 2019; $15.135 million for 2020; $5.195 million for 2021; $4.930 million for 2022; $3.561 million for 2023; $3.241 million for 2024; $3.241 million for 2025; $0.441 million for 2026 and $3 million for 2027;


ii.  25 previously approved sub-projects with a 2018 cash flow of $84.285 million; and future year cash flow commitments of $47.445 million for 2019; $18.022 million for 2020; $12.580 million for 2021; $14.001 million for 2022; $3.515 million for 2023; $1 million for 2024; $1million for 2025; and $3.5 million for 2026;


b.  2017 approved cash flow for 18 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2017 into 2018 totalling $21.605 million.


7.  City Council approve the 2019 - 2027 Recommended Capital Plan for Solid Waste Management Services totalling $384.671 million in project estimates, comprised of $23.792 million for 2019; $28.801 million for 2020; $32.442 million for 2021; $39.853 million for 2022; $53.918 million for 2023; $48.932 million for 2024; $42.128 million for 2025; $54.237 million for 2026 and $60.568 million in 2027.


8.  City Council consider the operating costs of $2.044 million net in 2018; $(0.961) million net in 2019; $0.095 million net in 2020; $0.105 million net in 2021; $(0.019) million net in 2022; $(0.022) million for 2023; $(0.026) million for 2024; $(0.029) million for 2025; $0.046 million for 2026 and $0.046 million in 2027, resulting from the approval of the 2018 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2018 and future year operating budgets.


9.  City Council approve 3 new temporary capital positions for the delivery of 2018 capital projects and that the duration for each temporary position not exceed the life and funding of its respective projects / sub-projects.


10.  City Council consider the 2018 - 2027 Recommended Capital Budget and Plan - Solid Waste Management Services concurrently with the report (October 31, 2017) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Acting Chief Financial Officer.

 

Operating Budget

 

11.  City Council approve the 2018 Recommended Operating Budget for Solid Waste Management Services of $382.163 million gross, $23.026 million capital contribution for the following services:

 

Service

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

City Beautification

36,590.9

 

34,953.3

Residual Management

79,839.4

 

33,793.8

Solid Waste Collection & Transfer

119,910.7

 

(182,211.1)

Solid Waste Education & Enforcement

6,303.8

 

6,299.8

Solid Waste Processing & Transport

139,518.2

 

84,138.4

Total Program Budget

382,163.0

 

(23,025.8)

 

12.  City Council approve the 2018 service levels for Solid Waste Management Services as outlined on pages 15, 18, 21, 24, and 27 of this report, and associated staff complement of 1,116.74 positions, comprising 34.53 capital positions and 1,082.21 operating positions.


13.  City Council approve the fee changes for Solid Waste Management Services identified in Appendix 1, for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 "Fees and Charges".


14.  City Council consider the 2018 Recommended Operating Budget - Solid Waste Management Services concurrently with the report (October 31, 2017) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Acting Chief Financial Officer.


15.  City Council direct that Solid Waste Management Services and the Financial Planning Division report to Budget Committee on a multi-year rate strategy for the 2019 Budget Process.

 

16.  City Council request the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, to include the escalating costs of utilities, water and solid waste fees and charges in the proposed economic development study Policies and Programs to support the City's retail areas.   

Origin

(November 10, 2017) Letter from the Budget Committee

Summary

The Budget Committee submits its recommendations on the 2018 Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management Services and Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Rates and Fees.

Background Information

(November 10, 2017) Letter from the Budget Committee on 2018 Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management Services and Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Rates and Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-108971.pdf
(October 31, 2017) Report from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Acting Chief Financial Officer on 2018 Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management Services and Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Rates and Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109203.pdf
Attachment 1 - Appendix A - Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Management Services Rates and Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109204.pdf
(October 27, 2017) Public Notice - 2018 Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management Services and Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Rates
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109205.pdf
(October 27, 2017) Public Notice - Appendix A - Recommended 2018 Solid Waste Rates and Fees
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109206.pdf
(November 3, 2017) 2018 Staff Recommended Capital Budget Notes - Solid Waste Management Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109207.pdf
(November 24, 2017) Revised 2018 Staff Recommended Capital Budget Notes - Solid Waste Management Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109386.pdf
(November 20, 2017) REVISED 2018 Staff Recommended Operating Budget Notes - Solid Waste Management Services
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109208.pdf
(November 27, 2017) 2018 Capital Budget Briefing Note #5 - Long Term Waste Management Strategy - Improving Multi-Residential and Organic Waste Diversion in 2018
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-109453.pdf

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon (Carried)

That Council request the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, to include the escalating costs of utilities, water and solid waste fees and charges in the proposed economic development study Policies and Programs to support the City's retail areas.   


2 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council