Item - 2018.CC38.9

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on March 26, 2018 without amendments.

CC38.9 - Midtown in Focus Parks, Open Space and Streetscape Plan (Official Plan Amendment 289) - Request for Directions regarding an Ontario Municipal Board Appeal

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
16 - Eglinton-Lawrence, 22 - St. Paul's, 25 - Don Valley West

City Council Decision

City Council on March 26 and 27, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1.  Council adopt the confidential recommendations in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (March 16, 2018) from the City Solicitor.

 

2.  City Council authorize the public release of the confidential recommendations in Confidential Attachment 1 and Confidential Appendices A and B to the report (March 16, 2018) from the City Solicitor and City Council direct that the balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (March 16, 2018) from the City Solicitor remain confidential.

 

The confidential recommendations in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (March 16, 2018) from the City Solicitor were adopted by City Council and are now public, as follows:

 

1.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor to request that the Ontario Municipal Board make the following changes to Official Plan Amendment 289 in order to facilitate an Ontario Municipal Board settlement:

 

a.  replace policy 2.2.7 (c) of Official Plan Amendment 289 with a new, stand-alone policy as follows:

 

The City and local School Boards, working in partnership, will ensure the provision of recreational and landscaped open space on existing, reconfigured or redeveloped school properties, including but not limited to those identified on Map 21-4, and pursue their greater utilization for community access through the development of shared-use open spaces and recreation facilities;

 

b.  edit Policy 2.2.7 (b) as follows:

 

pursue opportunities arising from development to secure land for new parkland and improve existing parkland, including the parkland priority improvements identified in policy 2.30 2.28 and on Map 21-4;

 

c.  replace the existing Map 21-4 with the Map attached as Confidential Appendix A to the report (March 16, 2018) from the City Solicitor; and

 

d.  replace the existing Map 21-5 with the Map attached as Confidential Appendix B to the report (March 16, 2018) from the City Solicitor.

 

2.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate City Staff to attend at the Ontario Municipal Board hearing into this matter in support of the settlement.

 

The balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (March 16, 2018) from the City Solicitor remains confidential in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it pertains to litigation or potential litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies or corporations and it contains advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege.

 

Confidential Appendices A and B to the report (March 16, 2018) from the City Solicitor are now public and can be accessed under Background Information (City Council).

Confidential Attachment - Litigation or potential litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies or corporations and advice or communications that are subject to solicitor-client privilege

Background Information (City Council)

(March 16, 2018) Report from the City Solicitor on Midtown in Focus Parks, Open Space and Streetscape Plan (Official Plan Amendment 289) - Request for Directions regarding an Ontario Municipal Board Appeal (CC38.9)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-113482.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1
Confidential Appendices A and B - made public on April 5, 2018
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-113484.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Mar-26-2018 6:46 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC38.9 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, 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, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, 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 Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Sarah Doucette, Michelle Holland, Norman Kelly, Chin Lee, Giorgio Mammoliti, Joe Mihevc, Jaye Robinson, John Tory

Declared Interests (City Council)

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Mayor John Tory - as his mother resides in a condo close by the area affected by this item.
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council