Item - 2017.MM35.27

Tracking Status

MM35.27 - Expropriation of property located at the rear of 8 Cumberland Street - by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, seconded by Councillor Janet Davis

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
27 - Toronto Centre-Rosedale

City Council Decision

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

 

1.  City Council delete Part 6 of its decision on Item TE23.8 headed "826-834 Yonge Street and 2-8 Cumberland Street Zoning amendment Application - Final Report", and instead adopt the following:

 

6. City Council authorize the initiation of the expropriation process for the City to acquire a property located at the rear of 8 Cumberland Street depicted as the "Orphaned Lane" on Attachment 2 (the "Lands") to the report (March 14, 2017) from the Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District, for the completion of a public laneway, conditional upon the Owner of the property located at 8 Cumberland Street entering into a binding agreement, in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor, in which, among other things, the Owner agrees to pay costs associated with the City's acquisition or expropriation of the Lands and the remediation of the subject lands to City standards for laneway purposes as set out in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 4, 2017) from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services and provides such funding to secure the aforementioned obligations satisfactory to the Director, Real Estate Services and the General Manager, Transportation Services, prior to publishing notices of Application for Approval to Expropriate Land.

 

2.  City Council amend the 2018-2027 Capital Budget and Plan for Facilities, Real Estate, Environment and Energy to add a new capital project called "8 Cumberland Street" with project costs, cash flows and funding sources as identified in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 4, 2017) from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services.

 

3.  City Council direct that the confidential information in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 4, 2017) from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services remain confidential at the discretion of the City Solicitor.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 4, 2017) from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services remains confidential in its entirety as this time in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as pertains to a proposed or pending land acquisition by the City or one of its agencies or corporations.  Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 4, 2017) from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services will be made public at the discretion of the City Solicitor.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council reopened Item TE23.8 only as it pertains to Part 6 of City Council's decision.

Confidential Attachment - Proposed or pending land acquisition by the City or one of its agencies or corporations

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM35.27
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-109728.pdf
(December 4, 2017) Report from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on Expropriation of property located at the rear of 8 Cumberland Street and Appendices A and B
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-109729.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1
(December 6, 2017) Fiscal Impact Statement from the Interim Chief Financial Officer
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-109823.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Notice (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, need to be waived to permit introduction of Motion MM35.27. A two-thirds vote of Council Members present is required to waive notice.


Motion to Re-open Item (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that consideration of Motion MM35.27 requires a re-opening of Item TE23.8 (City Council – April 26, 27 and 28, 2017). A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to re-open the Item.


Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Dec-07-2017 2:12 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM35.27 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Justin J. Di Ciano, Mark Grimes, Michelle Holland, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council