Item - 2017.MM29.8

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on May 24, 2017 with amendments.

MM29.8 - City of Toronto Digital Literacy Day - by Councillor Michelle Holland, seconded by Councillor Michael Thompson

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

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

 

1. City Council direct the City Manager to work with the appropriate City staff and the Mayor’s Advocate for the Innovation Economy to report to the Economic Development Committee in September 2017 on the resources required to declare a Digital Literacy Day in May 2018.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM29.8 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) May-25-2017 2:28 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM29. 8 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 13 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, Stephen Holyday, Josh Matlow, Pam McConnell, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Josh Colle, Paula Fletcher, Anthony Perruzza

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

That City Council amend the Recommendation by deleting the words "determine an appropriate date each year designating a Digital Literacy Day in the City of Toronto and that the first date occur in the early Fall of 2017' and inserting the words "report to the Economic Development Committee in September 2017 on the resources required to declare a Digital Literacy Day in May, 2018" so that it now reads as follows:

 

1. City Council direct the City Manager to work with the appropriate City staff and the Mayor’s Advocate for the Innovation Economy to report to the Economic Development Committee in September 2017 on the resources required to declare a Digital Literacy Day in May, 2018.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council