Item - 2018.CC43.7

Tracking Status

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

CC43.7 - Report Regarding the Conduct of Councillor Josh Matlow

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

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

 

1. City Council adopt a finding that Councillor Josh Matlow contravened Article XII (Conduct Respecting Staff) of the Code of Conduct.

 

2. City Council reprimand Councillor Matlow as an expression of its commitment to the Code of Conduct.

Background Information (City Council)

(June 18, 2018) Cover report from the Integrity Commissioner on the Conduct of Councillor Josh Matlow (CC43.7)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-117206.pdf
(June 18, 2018) Integrity Commissioner Report Regarding the Conduct of Councillor Josh Matlow
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-117207.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(June 25, 2018) E-mail from Eric Mills (CC.Supp.CC43.7.1)
(June 25, 2018) E-mail from Brenda Thompson (CC.Supp.CC43.7.2)
(June 25, 2018) E-mail from Hamish Wilson (CC.New.CC43.7.3)
(June 26, 2018) E-mail from Carolyn Johnson (CC.New.CC43.7.4)
(June 28, 2018) Letter from Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22 St. Paul's (CC.New.CC43.7.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/comm/communicationfile-85408.pdf
(June 28, 2018) Submission from Councillor Josh Matlow. Ward 22 St. Paul's (CC.New.CC43.7.6)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/comm/communicationfile-85421.pdf
(June 28, 2018) Submission from Councillor Josh Matlow, Ward 22 St. Paul's (CC.New.CC43.7.7)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/comm/communicationfile-85409.pdf
(June 28, 2018) Submission from Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker, Ward 38 Scarborough Centre (CC.New.CC43.7.8)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/comm/communicationfile-85418.pdf
(June 28, 2018) Submission from Andy Byford, submitted by Councillor Josh Colle, Ward 15 Eglinton-Lawrence (CC.New.CC43.7.9)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Receive Item moved by Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti (Lost)

That the item be received for information.

Vote (Receive Item) Jun-28-2018 5:25 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - CC43.7 - Mammoliti - motion 1 - Receive the item
Total members that voted Yes: 13 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Janet Davis, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Miganoush Megardichian, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 26 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Michelle Holland, Joe Mihevc, John Tory

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jun-28-2018 5:26 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC43.7 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao
Total members that voted No: 12 Members that voted No are Maria Augimeri, Janet Davis, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Miganoush Megardichian, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Michelle Holland, Joe Mihevc, John Tory

Motion to End Debate moved by Councillor Jim Karygiannis (Lost)

That in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council end the debate on Item CC43.7 and take the vote immediately.

Vote (End Debate) Jun-28-2018 5:17 PM

Result: Lost Two-Thirds Required - CC43.7 - Karygiannis - End debate
Total members that voted Yes: 15 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Jim Hart, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Lucy Troisi
Total members that voted No: 25 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Christin Carmichael Greb, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Miganoush Megardichian, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, Michael Thompson, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Mark Grimes, Michelle Holland, Joe Mihevc, David Shiner, John Tory

Point of Order by Councillor Jim Karygiannis

Councillor Karygiannis, rising on a Point of Order, asked the Speaker to explain to Councillor Perruzza that Members are entitled to place a motion to end debate on a matter.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and thanked the Member for his remarks.

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