Item - 2018.CC36.8

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 31, 2018 with amendments.

CC36.8 - 203 Jarvis Street- Zoning By-law Amendment Application - Request for Direction

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

City Council Decision

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

 

1.  City Council adopt the confidential recommendations in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 19, 2018) from the City Solicitor, as amended by the confidential recommendations attached to motion 1 by Councillor Wong-Tam.

 

2.  City Council authorize the public release of the confidential recommendations in Confidential Attachment 1 and Confidential Appendix A to the report (January 19, 2018) from the City Solicitor, as amended by the confidential recommendations attached to motion 1 by Councillor Wong-Tam.

 

3.  City Council direct that the balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 19, 2018) from the City Solicitor remain confidential as it contains advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege.

 

The confidential recommendations in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 19, 2018) from the City Solicitor were adopted by City Council, as amended by the confidential recommendations attached to motion 1 by Councillor Wong-Tam and are now public, as follows:

 

1.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor, and other appropriate staff, to attend the Ontario Municipal Board hearing scheduled to commence March 12, 2018 in support of the Zoning by-law amendment application for 203 Jarvis Street, as revised and described in Appendix A, as amended to Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 19, 2018) from the City Solicitor, subject to the following conditions being addressed to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor:

 

a.  prior to the Board issuing its order:

 

i.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor, in consultation with the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, to finalize the elements of the settlement, including the zoning by-law amendment and any other related planning instruments and City Council authorize the City Solicitor, in consultation with the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to request that the Ontario Municipal Board to approve the development in accordance with same;

 

ii.  the owner shall enter into an agreement with the City of Toronto pursuant to Section 37 of the Planning Act, to be registered on title and to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor, which shall include the following benefits:

 

a. a cash contribution of $1,000,000, allocated as follows:

 

i. $400,000 for local area streetscape and park improvements;

 

ii. $‎300,000 for capital improvements in cultural, community and recreation city-owned facilities; and

 

iii. $300,000 to improve new or existing affordable housing;

 

b. a community benefits package/strategy that provides, as a minimum, using best efforts to the local hiring of construction workers and hotel workers; and 

 

c. the proposed hotel will provide union jobs and not function as a bed-and-breakfast establishment; 

 

iii.  the Functional Servicing Report shall be completed to the satisfaction of Executive Director of Engineering and Construction Services; and

 

iv.  the owner shall enter into a Limiting Distance Agreement, to be registered on title and to the satisfaction of the City Solicitor.

 

Confidential Appendix A, as amended to Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 19, 2018) from the City Solicitor is now public and can be accessed under Background Information (City Council).

 

The balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 19, 2018) from the City Solicitor remains confidential in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it contains advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege.

Confidential Attachment - Contains advice or communications that are subject to solicitor-client privilege

Background Information (City Council)

(January 19, 2018) Report from the City Solicitor on 203 Jarvis Street- Zoning By-law Amendment Application - Request for Direction (CC36.8)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-111798.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1
Confidential Appendix A as amended - made public on February 6, 2018
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-111800.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That City Council amend Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (January 19, 2018) from the City Solicitor in accordance with the confidential attachment to this Motion.

Vote (Amend Item) Feb-01-2018 4:58 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC36.8 - Wong-Tam - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Giorgio Mammoliti, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council