Item - 2017.MM32.3

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on October 2, 2017 with amendments.

MM32.3 - Let's Keep Going Round and Round - Saving Toronto's Antique Carousel - by Councillor Paula Fletcher, seconded by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on October 2, 3 and 4, 2017, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Parks Forestry and Recreation and the Chief Corporate Officer,  in consultation with the City Solicitor and the Treasurer, to negotiate an amendment to the Licence Agreement for the "Children's Amusement Area", known as Centreville, between William Beasley Enterprises and the City of Toronto to ensure the heritage carousel owned by the licencee remains at Centreville and City Council direct the General Manager, Parks Forestry and Recreation and the Chief Corporate Officer to report back to the Government Management Committee on the results of the negotiations.

Background Information (City Council)

Revised Member Motion MM32.3
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-107161.pdf
(October 3, 2017) Fiscal Impact Statement from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-107753.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(October 3, 2017) Petition from Councillor Paula Fletcher, Ward 30, Toronto-Danforth regarding saving Toronto's antique carousel, containing the names of approximately 364 persons, filed during the Routine Matters portion of the meeting (MM.New)
(October 3, 2017) Petition from Councillor Sarah Doucette, Ward 13, Parkdale-High Park regarding saving Toronto's antique carousel, containing the names of approximately 264 persons, filed during the Routine Matters portion of the meeting (MM.New)
(October 3, 2017) Petition from Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker, Ward 38, Scarborough Centre, regarding saving Toronto's antique carousel, containing the names of approximately 264 persons, filed during the Routine Matters portion of the meeting (MM.New)
(October 3, 2017) Petition from Councillor Mary Fragedakis, Ward 29, Toronto-Danforth, regarding saving Toronto's antique carousel, containing the names of approximately 264 persons, filed during the Routine Matters portion of the meeting (MM.New)
(October 3, 2017) Petition from Councillor Maria Augimeri, Ward 9, York Centre, regarding saving Toronto's antique carousel, containing the names of approximately 264 persons, filed during the Routine Matters portion of the meeting (MM.New)
(October 3, 2017) Petition from Councillor James Pasternak, Ward 10, York Centre, regarding saving Toronto's antique carousel, containing the names of approximately 277 persons, filed during the Routine Matters portion of the meeting (MM.New)
(October 3, 2017) Petition from Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ward 27, Toronto Centre-Rosedale, regarding saving Toronto's antique carousel, containing the names of approximately 264 persons, filed during the Routine Matters portion of the meeting (MM.New)
(October 3, 2017) Petition from Councillor Justin J. Di Ciano, Ward 5, Etobicoke-Lakeshore, regarding saving Toronto's antique carousel, containing the names of approximately 264 persons, filed during the Routine Matters portion of the meeting (MM.New)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM32.3 be referred to the Government Management Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.


1 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Carried)

That:

 

1.  City Council delete the recommendation:

 

Recommendation to be deleted

 

1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Parks Forestry and Recreation, in consultation with the City Solicitor and the Treasurer, to negotiate an amendment to the License Agreement, including potential license fee reduction, for the "Children's Amusement Area", known as Centreville, between William Beasley Enterprises Ltd. and the City of Toronto in order to secure the purchase of the historic carousel owned by the licensee and to report back to the Government Management Committee on the results of the negotiations.

 

and adopt instead the following new recommendation:

 

1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Parks Forestry and Recreation and the Chief Corporate Officer,  in consultation with the City Solicitor and the Treasurer, to negotiate an amendment to the Licence Agreement for the "Children's Amusement Area", known as Centreville, between William Beasley Enterprises Ltd. and the City of Toronto to ensure the heritage carousel owned by the licencee remains at Centreville and direct the General Manager, Parks Forestry and Recreation and the Chief Corporate Officer to report back to the Government Management Committee on the results of the negotiations.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Oct-04-2017 9:00 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM32.3 - Fletcher - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Christin Carmichael Greb, Gary Crawford, Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Jaye Robinson
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are John Campbell, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, John Filion, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, James Pasternak, David Shiner
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council