Item - 2018.CA19.2

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 31, 2018 without amendments and without debate.
  • This item was considered by the Civic Appointments Committee on January 23, 2018 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on January 31, 2018.

CA19.2 - Appointment of Member to PortsToronto Board of Directors

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on January 31 and February 1, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council appoint the following candidate to the PortsToronto Board of Directors, at

pleasure of Council, for a term of office commencing April 1, 2018 and ending March 31,

2021, and until a successor is appointed:

 

Amanda Walton

 

2.  City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachments 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 to the report (January 10, 2018) from the City Clerk remain confidential in their entirety as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to PortsToronto.

 

Confidential Attachments 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 to the report (January 10, 2018) from the City Clerk remain confidential in their entirety in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to PortsToronto.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

Appointee's Biography:

 

Amanda Walton

 

Amanda Walton is an independent communications consultant. She is a former Senior Vice President and Partner of a leading Toronto communications and public affairs firm and has more than 25 years of experience in communications strategy and public policy analysis.  A graduate of the University of Toronto with an Honours History degree, Amanda is currently the City of Toronto member of the Board of Ports Toronto, a former Governor of Crescent School and a Past Director of Ontario Place Corp.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual who is being considered for appointment to the PortsToronto Board of Directors

Background Information (Committee)

(January 17, 2018) Decision Letter from the Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Port Authority
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-111647.pdf
(January 10, 2018) Report from the City Clerk on Appointment of Member to PortsToronto Board of Directors
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-111649.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - List of candidates, diversity and qualifications summary, and applications for Appointment to the PortsToronto Board (previously distributed with Item CA18.2)
Confidential Attachment 2 - Confidential Voluntary Diversity Information summary (previously distributed with Item CA18.2)
Confidential Attachment 3 - Current member's interest in being reappointed (previously distributed with Item CA18.2)
Confidential Attachment 4 - Interview Schedule for PortsToronto on January 17, 2018 (previously circulated under separate cover)
Confidential Attachment 5 - Interview Questions for PortsToronto on January 17, 2018 (previously circulated under separate cover)

CA19.2 - Appointment of Member to PortsToronto Board of Directors

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual who is being considered for appointment to the PortsToronto Board of Directors

Committee Recommendations

The Civic Appointments Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council appoint the following candidate to the PortsToronto Board of Directors, at

pleasure of Council, for a term of office commencing April 1, 2018 and ending March 31,

2021, and until a successor is appointed:

 

Amanda Walton

 

2.  City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachments1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 to the report (January 10, 2018) from the City Clerk remain confidential in their entirety as they relate to personal matters about identifiable individuals being considered for appointment to PortsToronto.

Decision Advice and Other Information

Candidate's Biography:

 

Amanda Walton

 

Amanda Walton is an independent communications consultant. She is a former Senior Vice President and Partner of a leading Toronto communications and public affairs firm and has more than 25 years of experience in communications strategy and public policy analysis.  A graduate of the University of Toronto with an Honours History degree, Amanda is currently the City of Toronto member of the Board of Ports Toronto, a former Governor of Crescent School and a Past Director of Ontario Place Corp.

Origin

(January 17, 2018) Letter from the Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Port Authority

Summary

The Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Ports Authority will conduct interviews during its

meeting on January 17, 2018 and recommend one candidate to the Civic Appointments

Committee for appointment to the PortsToronto Board of Directors.

Background Information

(January 17, 2018) Decision Letter from the Interview Subcommittee for Toronto Port Authority
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-111647.pdf
(January 10, 2018) Report from the City Clerk on Appointment of Member to PortsToronto Board of Directors
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ca/bgrd/backgroundfile-111649.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - List of candidates, diversity and qualifications summary, and applications for Appointment to the PortsToronto Board (previously distributed with Item CA18.2)
Confidential Attachment 2 - Confidential Voluntary Diversity Information summary (previously distributed with Item CA18.2)
Confidential Attachment 3 - Current member's interest in being reappointed (previously distributed with Item CA18.2)
Confidential Attachment 4 - Interview Schedule for PortsToronto on January 17, 2018 (previously circulated under separate cover)
Confidential Attachment 5 - Interview Questions for PortsToronto on January 17, 2018 (previously circulated under separate cover)

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Justin J. Di Ciano (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council