Item - 2018.CC43.20

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 26, 2018 with amendments.

CC43.20 - Proposed Sale of 20 Castlefield Avenue and 565 Duplex Avenue, Yonge-Eglinton Area

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
16 - Eglinton-Lawrence

City Council Decision

City Council on June 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council adopt the confidential instructions to staff in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 19, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the City Solicitor, as amended by the confidential instructions to staff attached to motion 1 by Councillor Matlow, as amended in the closed session.

 

2. City Council direct that the confidential instructions to staff in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 19, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the City Solicitor, as amended, remain confidential at the discretion of the City Solicitor and City Council direct that the balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 19, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the City Solicitor remain confidential as it relates to potential litigation against the City and it contains advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 19, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the City Solicitor remains confidential in its entirety at this time in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 as it contains information about the proposed terms of a commercial transaction and it contains advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege relating to the proposed transaction and potential litigation. The confidential instructions to staff in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 19, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the City Solicitor, as amended, will be made public at the discretion of the City Solicitor.

 

July 20, 2018:

 

The following portions of the confidential instruction to staff in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 19, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the City Solicitor, as amended, are now public on the advice of the City Solicitor:

 

City Council direct that notice be given to 2500 Yonge Street Limited (the "Purchaser") that the City does not approve the Agreement of Purchase and Sale between Toronto Parking Authority ("TPA") and 2500 Yonge Street Limited dated December 22, 2016 (the "Agreement").

 

City Council direct that City staff take all appropriate steps to remove the "City-Owned Opportunity Site" label from the City Lands as now shown in the Midtown in Focus: Final Report and proposed Official Plan Amendment 405.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on June 28 and 29, 2018, to consider confidential information on this Item as it contains information about the proposed terms of a commercial transaction and advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege relating to the proposed transaction and potential litigation.

 

City Council issued confidential instructions to staff during closed session as permitted by Section 190(6)(b) of the City of Toronto Act.

Confidential Attachment - Information about the proposed terms of a commercial transaction and advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege relating to the proposed transaction and potential litigation.

Background Information (City Council)

(June 19, 2018) Report from the Interim City Manager and the City Solicitor on Proposed Sale of 20 Castlefield Avenue and 565 Duplex Avenue, Yonge-Eglinton Area and including Public Attachment 1, Location Map (CC43.20)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-117372.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1

Motions (City Council)

Report of Committee of the Whole

June 29, 2018 at 12:56 a.m. - Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had completed its closed meeting consideration of Item CC43.20 headed "Proposed Sale of 20 Castlefield Avenue and 565 Duplex Avenue, Yonge-Eglinton Area".  City Council issued confidential instructions to staff in the closed session. City Council would now proceed with the public debate on the item.


1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Amended)

That City Council amend the confidential instructions to staff in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 19, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the City Solicitor in accordance with the confidential instructions to staff attached to this motion.

 

Amended in the closed session.

Vote (Amend Item) Jun-29-2018 12:58 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC43.20 - Matlow - motion 1 as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 19 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, John Filion, Michael Ford, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Jonathan Tsao

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-29-2018 12:59 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC43.20 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 18 Members that were absent are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Michael Ford, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Jonathan Tsao
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council