Item - 2017.PE18.3

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on April 26, 2017 without amendments and without debate.
  • This item was considered by Parks and Environment Committee on April 6, 2017 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on April 26, 2017.

PE18.3 - Donation from St. George's (Islington) Church Nursery School Inc. (formerly Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation) to Revitalize Humbertown Park

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
4 - Etobicoke Centre

City Council Decision

City Council on April 26, 27 and 28, 2017, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council authorize the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to accept an in-kind donation of park refurbishments valued up to $1 million from St. George's (Islington) Church Nursery School Inc. (formerly Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation), in compliance with the City's Policy on Donations for Community Benefits.

 

2.  City Council authorize the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to negotiate and sign a donation and construction agreement with St. George's (Islington) Church Nursery School Inc. (formerly Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation), subject to the City receiving satisfactory evidence that the St. George's (Islington) Church Nursery School Inc. (formerly Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation) has sufficient funds to complete the upgrades, on terms and conditions satisfactory to the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

Background Information (Committee)

(March 23, 2017) Report from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation on Donation from Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation to Revitalize Humbertown Park
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/pe/bgrd/backgroundfile-102302.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(March 30, 2017) E-mail from Michael Holloway (PE.New.PE18.3.1)

PE18.3 - Donation from St. George's (Islington) Church Nursery School Inc. (formerly Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation) to Revitalize Humbertown Park

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
4 - Etobicoke Centre

Committee Recommendations

The Parks and Environment Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council authorize the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to accept an in-kind donation of park refurbishments valued up to $1 million from St. George's (Islington) Church Nursery School Inc. (formerly Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation), in compliance with the City's Policy on Donations for Community Benefits.

 

2.  City Council authorize the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to negotiate and sign a donation and construction agreement with St. George's (Islington) Church Nursery School Inc. (formerly Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation), subject to the City receiving satisfactory evidence that the St. George's (Islington) Church Nursery School Inc. (formerly Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation) has sufficient funds to complete the upgrades, on terms and conditions satisfactory to the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

Origin

(March 23, 2017) Report from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation

Summary

The purpose of this report is to seek approval from City Council to accept an in-kind donation and enter into an agreement with Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation (Kingsway College School), a Toronto-based registered charity, for the revitalization of Humbertown Park. The scope of work on this project includes upgrades to the playground and improvements to the sports field to address current drainage issues.

Background Information

(March 23, 2017) Report from the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation on Donation from Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation to Revitalize Humbertown Park
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/pe/bgrd/backgroundfile-102302.pdf

Communications

(March 30, 2017) E-mail from Michael Holloway (PE.New.PE18.3.1)

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon (Carried)

That recommendations 1 and 2 be amended by replacing "Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation" with "St. George's (Islington) Church Nursery School Inc. (formerly Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation)" so that the recommendations now read:

 

1.  City Council authorize the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to accept an in-kind donation of park refurbishments valued up to $1 million from St. George's (Islington) Church Nursery School Inc. (formerly Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation), in compliance with the City's Policy on Donations for Community Benefits.

 

2.  City Council authorize the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to negotiate and sign a donation and construction agreement with St. George's (Islington) Church Nursery School Inc. (formerly Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation), subject to the City receiving satisfactory evidence that the St. George's (Islington) Church Nursery School Inc. (formerly Kingsway Etobicoke School Corporation) has sufficient funds to complete the upgrades, on terms and conditions satisfactory to the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, and in a form satisfactory to the City Solicitor.

Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council