Item - 2017.GM23.16

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on December 5, 2017 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Government Management Committee on November 13, 2017 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on December 5, 2017.

GM23.16 - Expropriation of 1269 Danforth Road, Scarborough Subway Extension

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
38 - Scarborough Centre

City Council Decision

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

 

1.  City Council authorize the Director, Real Estate Services to negotiate the acquisition of the property known municipally as 1269 Danforth Road (the Property), depicted on the Property Sketch in Appendix A and as shown on the Location Map attached as Appendix B to the report (October 25, 2017) from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services, and if the negotiations are unsuccessful, authorize staff to initiate the expropriation process for the Property.

 

2.  City Council authorize staff to serve and publish Notices of Application for Approval to Expropriate the Property, to forward to the Chief Inquiry Officer any requests for hearing that are received, to attend the hearing to present the City's position and to report the Inquiry Officer's recommendations to City Council for its consideration.

Background Information (Committee)

(October 25, 2017) Report and Appendices A and B from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on Expropriation of 1269 Danforth Road, Scarborough Subway Extension
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-108427.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(November 9, 2017) E-mail from Sharon Yetman (GM.New.GM23.16.1)

Communications (City Council)

(December 6, 2017) E-mail from Sharon Yetman (CC.New.GM23.16.2)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Dec-06-2017 5:09 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM23.16 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Chin Lee, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, John Tory, Lucy Troisi
Total members that voted No: 8 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson

Point of Order by Councillor David Shiner

Councillor Shiner, rising on a Point of Order, stated that the length of a bus ride has nothing to do with the matter before Council.  Councillor Shiner further stated that the Member should deal with the matter before Council and not with a matter that Council has already dealt with.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and ruled that the matter before Council is an expropriation and Councillor Matlow should not use the item to deal with his personal issues.


Point of Order by Councillor Janet Davis

Councillor Davis, rising on a Point of Order, stated that she had a motion on this Item.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and ruled that Council had already started voting and Councillor Davis had taken her name off the Speakers list.

GM23.16 - Expropriation of 1269 Danforth Road, Scarborough Subway Extension

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
38 - Scarborough Centre

Committee Recommendations

The Government Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council authorize the Director, Real Estate Services to negotiate the acquisition of the property known municipally as 1269 Danforth Road (the Property), depicted on the Property Sketch in Appendix A and as shown on the Location Map attached as Appendix B to the report (October 25, 2017) from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services, and if the negotiations are unsuccessful, authorize staff to initiate the expropriation process for the Property.

 

2.  City Council grant authority to serve and publish Notices of Application for Approval to Expropriate the Property, to forward to the Chief Inquiry Officer any requests for hearing that are received, to attend the hearing to present the City's position and to report the Inquiry Officer's recommendations to City Council for its consideration.

Origin

(October 25, 2017) Report from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services

Summary

The purpose of this report is to obtain authority to initiate expropriation proceedings at 1269 Danforth Road, (the "Property"), required for a traction power sub-station for the Scarborough Subway Extension ("SSE").

 

Staff will continue to negotiate terms of an agreement with the owner of the Property. However, if an agreement cannot be reached, expropriation may be necessary.

Background Information

(October 25, 2017) Report and Appendices A and B from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on Expropriation of 1269 Danforth Road, Scarborough Subway Extension
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-108427.pdf

Communications

(November 9, 2017) E-mail from Sharon Yetman (GM.New.GM23.16.1)

Speakers

Derek Moran

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Neethan Shan (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council