Item - 2017.GM19.15

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on April 26, 2017 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by Government Management Committee on April 3, 2017 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on April 26, 2017.

GM19.15 - Parking Ticket Activity - 2016

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on April 26, 27 and 28, 2017, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council request the Toronto Police Services Board to request the Toronto Police Service, Parking Enforcement Unit, to consult with the Director, 311 Toronto and report to the Government Management Committee on the feasibility, possible approach, and considerations to integrating the 311 service with parking enforcement dispatch and customer service functions in order to better serve citizens with parking complaints, to find efficiencies, and to provide valuable information on requests for service.

 

2.  City Council direct the General Manager, Transportation Services, in consultation with the Director, Revenue Services, to review the fine associated with the three Hour Parking Limit By-law, including a review of comparable fines in nearby jurisdictions, and to report to the Government Management Committee on any recommended changes.

Background Information (Committee)

(March 17, 2017) Report and Attachments 1 to 4 from the Treasurer on Parking Ticket Activity - 2016
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-102102.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(April 19, 2017) Letter from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board with attached report (GM19.15a)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-103090.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(March 31, 2017) Letter from Councillor Stephen Holyday, Ward 3, Etobicoke Centre (GM.New.GM19.15.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/gm/comm/communicationfile-68167.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Stephen Holyday (Carried)

That City Council direct the General Manager, Transportation Services, in consultation with the Director, Revenue Services, to review the fine associated with the three Hour Parking Limit by-law, including a review of comparable fines in nearby jurisdictions, and to report to the Government Management Committee on any recommended changes.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Apr-27-2017 10:01 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM19.15 - Holyday - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Janet Davis, Neethan Shan
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Vincent Crisanti, Paula Fletcher, Jim Karygiannis, Anthony Perruzza

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

GM19.15 - Parking Ticket Activity - 2016

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Government Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council request the Toronto Police Services Board to request the Toronto Police Service, Parking Enforcement Unit, to consult with the Director 311, and report to the Government Management Committee on the feasibility, possible approach, and considerations to integrating the 311 service with parking enforcement dispatch and customer service functions in order to better serve citizens with parking complaints, to find efficiencies, and to provide valuable information on requests for service.

Origin

(March 17, 2017) Report from the Treasurer

Summary

This report provides information on the total number and type of parking infraction notices (i.e., parking tickets) issued in 2016, as well as information on cancellation activity, trial requests, court conviction activity, and collection rates.  Usually this report is submitted to the Government Management Committee together with an annual report from Toronto Police Service on Parking Enforcement Unit Estimated Tag Issuance which identifies enforcement related activity.  The Toronto Police Service report will be considered by the Toronto Police Services Board at its meeting on March 23, 2017.

Background Information

(March 17, 2017) Report and Attachments 1 to 4 from the Treasurer on Parking Ticket Activity - 2016
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-102102.pdf

Communications

(March 31, 2017) Letter from Councillor Stephen Holyday, Ward 3, Etobicoke Centre (GM.New.GM19.15.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/gm/comm/communicationfile-68167.pdf

Speakers

Derek Moran
Councillor Stephen Holyday

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Paul Ainslie (Lost)

That:

 

1.   The General Manager, Transportation Services, in consultation with the Director, Revenue Services, be requested to review the fine associated with the 3 Hour Parking Limit by-law, including a review of comparable fines in nearby jurisdictions, and report to the Government Management Committee on any recommended changes.


2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Paul Ainslie (Carried)

That:

 

1.  City Council request the Toronto Police Services Board to request the Toronto Police Service, Parking Enforcement unit, to consult with the Director 311, and report to the Government Management Committee on the feasibility, possible approach, and considerations to integrating the 311 service with parking enforcement dispatch and customer service functions in order to better serve citizens with parking complaints, to find efficiencies, and to provide valuable information on requests for service.

Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council