Item - 2017.MM31.5

Tracking Status

MM31.5 - Accepting Donations for Programming at the SH Armstrong Community Centre/Duke of Connaught Pool - by Councillor Mark Grimes, seconded by Councillor Frances Nunziata

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
32 - Beaches-East York

City Council Decision

City Council on July 4, 5, 6 and 7, 2017, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council authorize the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to accept a donation of $0.03 million from The Daniels Corporation to fund the restoration of programming at SH Armstrong Community Centre/ Duke of Connaught Pool, in compliance with the City's Policy on Donations for Community Benefits, and to negotiate and sign a donor agreement on terms and conditions satisfactory to the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

2.  City Council authorize the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to accept a donation of $0.015 million from Sierra Building Group to fund the restoration of programming at SH Armstrong Community Centre/ Duke of Connaught Pool, in compliance with the City's Policy on Donations for Community Benefits, and to negotiate and sign a donor agreement on terms and conditions satisfactory to the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

 

3. City Council increase the Approved 2017 Parks, Forestry and Recreation Operating Budget by $0.055 million, and increase the staff complement by 0.35 to reverse the Parks, Forestry, and Recreation service efficiency "relocation of programming from SH Armstrong Community Centre/Duke of Connaught Pool", to be funded by the $0.045 million donation in Parts 1 and 2 above, and a withdrawal of $0.01 million from the Tax Stabilization Reserve.

 

4.  City Council offer the following swim programs at SH Armstrong Community Centre/Duke of Connaught Pool from September to December 2017:

 

a. Women-only swim times; and

 

b. City instructional swim programs for the public, particularly toddlers, children and youth.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council re-opened Item EX22.2 for further consideration, only as it pertains to the service adjustment of the SH Armstrong Community Centre/Duke of Connaught Pool contained in the approved 2017 Operating Budget for Parks, Forestry and Recreation.

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM31.5
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-105400.pdf
(July 5, 2017) Fiscal Impact Statement from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-105712.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(July 4, 2017) Petition from Councillor Paula Fletcher, Ward 30, Toronto-Danforth, headed "Reinstate Funding for S.H. Armstrong Pool", containing the signatures of approximately 519 persons, filed during the Routine Matters portion of the meeting (MM.New)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Re-open Item (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that consideration of Motion MM31.5 requires a re-opening of Item EX22.2 (City Council – February 15 and 16, 2017). A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to re-open the Item.

Vote (Re-open Item) Jul-05-2017 2:29 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM31.5 - Re-open item
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, 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, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Jaye Robinson
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Michelle Holland, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, David Shiner

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jul-06-2017 7:01 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM31.5 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, 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, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Josh Matlow
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Michelle Holland, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, Michael Thompson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council