Item - 2017.ST13.4

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on October 2, 2017 with amendments.
  • City Council considered this item on July 4, 2017 and postponed its consideration to a later date. Consult the text of the decision for further information on the deferral.
  • This item was considered by Striking Committee on June 23, 2017 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on July 4, 2017.

ST13.4 - 2018 Schedule of Meetings

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 approve the 2018 meeting schedule dates in Attachment 1 to the report (June 15, 2017) from the City Clerk and that the published schedule serve as notice for these meetings.

 

2.  City Council request the City Clerk to distribute the approved schedule to the City's agencies and special purpose bodies with a request that they:

 

a. avoid scheduling meetings, whenever possible, that conflict with the approved schedule; and

 

b. avoid scheduling public meetings, forums, public consultations and large scale meetings on days of cultural or religious significance as noted in the approved schedule.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

The meeting schedules considered by the Striking Committee and City Council are on file in the City Clerk's Office.

 

To view the 2018 meeting schedule, please visit www.toronto.ca/council.

Background Information (Committee)

Striking Committee Recommended 2018 Meeting Schedule
(June 15, 2017) Report from the City Clerk on 2018 Schedule of Meetings
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-105193.pdf
Attachment 1 - 2018 Proposed Meeting Schedule
Attachment 2 - Days of cultural or religious significance
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-105195.pdf
August 2018 Meeting Schedule attached to motion 1 by Deputy Mayor Minnan-Wong

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Carried)

That City Council delete the Striking Committee Recommendations and adopt instead the following recommendations contained in the report (June 15, 2017) from the City Clerk:

 

1. City Council approve the 2018 meeting schedule dates in Attachment 1 to the report (June 15, 2017) from the City Clerk and that the published schedule serve as notice for these meetings.

 

2. City Council request the City Clerk to distribute the approved scheduled to the City's agencies and special purpose bodies with a request that they:

 

a. avoid scheduling meetings, whenever possible, that conflict with the approved schedule; and

 

b. avoid scheduling public meetings, forums, public consultations and large scale meetings on days of cultural or religious significance as noted in the approved schedule.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Oct-03-2017 11:35 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ST13.4 - De Baeremaeker - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 22 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Joe Mihevc, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner
Total members that voted No: 17 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Frank Di Giorgio, Jim Hart, Jim Karygiannis, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, John Tory

2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Anthony Perruzza (Lost)

That City Council amend:

 

a. the February 2018 Meeting Schedule so that the special meeting of City Council is February 13 and 14;

 

b. the March 2018 Meeting Schedule so that the City Council meeting is March 27, 28 and 29; and

 

c. the July 2018 Meeting Schedule so that the City Council meeting is July 24, 25 and 26.

Vote (Amend Item) Oct-03-2017 11:37 AM

Result: Lost Majority Required - ST13.4 - Perruzza - motion 2 Part a
Total members that voted Yes: 11 Members that voted Yes are John Campbell, Janet Davis, Frank Di Giorgio, Michael Ford, Jim Karygiannis, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 26 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Michael Thompson
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Joe Mihevc, John Tory

Vote (Amend Item) Oct-03-2017 11:38 AM

Result: Lost Majority Required - ST13.4 - Perruzza - motion 2 Part b
Total members that voted Yes: 12 Members that voted Yes are John Campbell, Frank Di Giorgio, Michael Ford, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner
Total members that voted No: 25 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Gord Perks, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Joe Mihevc, John Tory

Vote (Amend Item) Oct-03-2017 11:39 AM

Result: Lost Majority Required - ST13.4 - Perruzza - motion 2 Part c
Total members that voted Yes: 11 Members that voted Yes are John Campbell, Frank Di Giorgio, Michael Ford, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner
Total members that voted No: 26 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Gord Perks, Neethan Shan, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Joe Mihevc, John Tory

3 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti (Out of Order)

That City Council meetings be scheduled for 2 days only and that City Council be cut in half.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata ruled motion 3 by Councillor Mammoliti out of order as the number of Members of Council is not before City Council.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Point of Order by Councillor Janet Davis

Councillor Davis, rising on a Point of Order, stated that motion 2 by Councillor Perruzza should be voted on first.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and ruled that the motions would be voted on in the order they were placed.

ST13.4 - 2018 Schedule of Meetings

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Deferred
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on July 4, 5, 6  and 7, 2017, deferred Item ST13.4 to the October 2, 3 and 4, 2017 Council meeting or to a special meeting to be called by the Mayor.

Background Information (Committee)

Striking Committee Recommended 2018 Meeting Schedule
(June 15, 2017) Report from the City Clerk on 2018 Schedule of Meetings
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-105193.pdf
Attachment 1 - 2018 Proposed Meeting Schedule
Attachment 2 - Days of cultural or religious significance
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-105195.pdf
August 2018 Meeting Schedule attached to motion 1 by Deputy Mayor Minnan-Wong

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Defer Item moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)

That City Council defer consideration of this Item remaining on the agenda to the October 2, 3 and 4, 2017 Council meeting or to a special meeting to be called by the Mayor.

ST13.4 - 2018 Schedule of Meetings

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Striking Committee recommends that:  

 

1.  City Council approve the Striking Committee Recommended 2018 meeting schedule dates which includes a meeting cycle in August and that the published schedule serve as notice for these meetings.

 

2.  City Council request the City Clerk to distribute the approved scheduled to the City's agencies and special purpose bodies with a request that they:

 

a. avoid scheduling meetings, whenever possible, that conflict with the approved schedule; and

 

b. avoid scheduling public meetings, forums, public consultations and large scale meetings on days of cultural or religious significance as noted in the approved schedule.

Origin

(June 15, 2017) Report from the City Clerk

Summary

The purpose of this report is to establish the 2018 meeting schedule for Council and its committees.

Background Information

Striking Committee Recommended 2018 Meeting Schedule
(June 15, 2017) Report from the City Clerk on 2018 Schedule of Meetings
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-105193.pdf
Attachment 1 - 2018 Proposed Meeting Schedule
Attachment 2 - Days of cultural or religious significance
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/st/bgrd/backgroundfile-105195.pdf
August 2018 Meeting Schedule attached to motion 1 by Deputy Mayor Minnan-Wong

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That City Council amend the 2018 Schedule of Meetings by adding an August meeting cycle as attached to this motion.


2 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That the Striking Committee recommend that: 

 

1.  City Council approve the 2018 meeting schedule dates in Attachment 1 to the report (June 15, 2017) from the City Clerk as amended and that the published schedule serve as notice for these meetings.

 

2.  City Council request the City Clerk to distribute the approved scheduled to the City's agencies and special purpose bodies with a request that they:

 

a. avoid scheduling meetings, whenever possible, that conflict with the approved schedule; and

 

b. avoid scheduling public meetings, forums, public consultations and large scale meetings on days of cultural or religious significance as noted in the approved schedule.

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