Item - 2017.HL19.8

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 24, 2017 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Board of Health on May 17, 2017 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on May 24, 2017.

HL19.8 - 2017 Student Nutrition Program Service Subsidies

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on May 24, 25 and 26, 2017, adopted the following:  

 

1. City Council authorize the Medical Officer of Health to enter into agreements totalling $12,235,979 with the Angel Foundation for Learning ($3,201,246.86) and the Toronto Foundation for Student Success ($9,034,732.14) to administer the 2017 approved municipal funding to eligible student nutrition programs across the City of Toronto.

 

2. City Council authorize the Medical Officer of Health to take the necessary action to give effect to Part 1 above, including the execution of legal agreements with the Angel Foundation for Learning and the Toronto Foundation for Student Success on behalf of the City.

 

3. City Council request the Province of Ontario to increase its grant funding investment proportionally to match increased City investment.

 

4. City Council urge the Province of Ontario to provide annual adjustments to provincial Student Nutrition Program funding in consideration of the impact of food inflation.

 

5. City Council reiterate its request to the Federal Government to provide core funding for a national student nutrition program.

Background Information (Board)

(May 3, 2017) Report from the Medical Officer of Health on 2017 Student Nutrition Program Service Subsidies
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-103493.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) May-24-2017 6:44 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - HL19.8 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 38 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, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Stephen Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Michael Thompson

HL19.8 - 2017 Student Nutrition Program Service Subsidies

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Board Recommendations

The Board of Health recommends that:  

 

1. City Council grant authority to the Medical Officer of Health to enter into agreements totalling $12,235,979 with the Angel Foundation for Learning ($3,201,246.86) and the Toronto Foundation for Student Success ($9,034,732.14) to administer the 2017 approved municipal funding to eligible student nutrition programs across the City of Toronto.

 

2. City Council grant authority to the Medical Officer of Health to take the necessary action to give effect to Recommendation (1), including the execution of legal agreements with the Angel Foundation for Learning and the Toronto Foundation for Student Success on behalf of the City.

 

3. City Council request that the Province of Ontario increase its grant funding investment proportionally to match increased City investment.

 

4. City Council urge the Province of Ontario to provide annual adjustments to provincial Student Nutrition Program funding in consideration of the impact of food inflation.

 

5. City Council reiterate its request to the federal government to provide core funding for a national student nutrition program.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Board of Health forwarded the report (May 3, 2017) from the Medical Officer of Health for information to the:

 

a. Ontario Minister of Children and Youth Services;

b. Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care;

c. Ontario Ministry of Education;

d. Toronto District School Board;

e. Toronto Catholic District School Board;

f. le Conseil scolaire Viamonde;

g. le Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud;

h. Toronto Foundation for Student Success; and

i. Angel Foundation for Learning and FoodShare Toronto.

Origin

(May 3, 2017) Report from the Medical Officer of Health

Summary

This report outlines recommendations for the 2017 Student Nutrition Program service subsidy allocations.  The proposed combined allocations to the Angel Foundation for Learning and the Toronto Foundation for Student Success total $12,235,979 including $100,000 held in reserve for appeals/late applications.

Background Information

(May 3, 2017) Report from the Medical Officer of Health on 2017 Student Nutrition Program Service Subsidies
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-103493.pdf

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Trustee Chris Glover (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council