Item - 2018.ED26.10

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 31, 2018 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Economic Development Committee on January 18, 2018 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on January 31, 2018.

ED26.10 - Film Studio Capacity Pressures

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 request Waterfront Toronto to attend the next Film Board Infrastructure Working Group meeting to discuss parameters of a construction mitigation plan related to building the new river mouth, and flood-proofing the Port Lands, the Gardiner Expressway rebuild and the Coxwell Bypass.

 

2.  City Council request the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, Waterfront Toronto and CreateTO to report to the February 5, 2018 meeting of the Toronto Film, Television, and Digital Media Board on the requirements for the temporary relocation of the film studio infrastructure located with the new river and the Villiers Precinct.

 

3.  City Council request both Waterfront Toronto and the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to consider the Toronto Film, Television and Digital Media Board to be an official stakeholder on any Port Lands related matters.

Background Information (Committee)

(December 19, 2017) Letter from the Toronto Film, Television and Digital Media Board on Studio Capacity Pressures
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-110620.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jan-31-2018 10:07 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - ED26.10 - 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, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, 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, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Neethan Shan, 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: 10 Members that were absent are Christin Carmichael Greb, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

ED26.10 - Film Studio Capacity Pressures

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Economic Development Committee recommends that: 

 

1.  City Council request Waterfront Toronto to attend the next Film Board Infrastructure Working Group meeting to discuss parameters of a construction mitigation plan related to building the new river mouth, and flood-proofing the Port Lands, the Gardiner Expressway rebuild and the Coxwell Bypass.

 

2.  City Council request the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, Waterfront Toronto and the Toronto Realty Agency to report to the February 5, 2018 meeting of the Toronto Film, Television, and Digital Media Board on the requirements for the temporary relocation of the film studio infrastructure located with the new river and the Villiers Precinct.

 

3.  City Council request both Waterfront Toronto and the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, to consider the Toronto Film, Television and Digital Media Board to be an official stakeholder on any Port Lands related matters.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Economic Development Committee:

 

1. Requested the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to attend the next Film Board Infrastructure Working Group meeting to discuss the Unilever Master Plan and options for including film friendly design in streets, open spaces and buildings.

 

2. Request the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning (Waterfront Secretariat) to attend the next Film Board Infrastructure Working Group meeting to discuss parameters of a construction mitigation plan related to building the new river mouth, and flood-proofing the Port Lands, the Gardiner Expressway rebuild and the Coxwell Bypass.

 

3. Requested that the following reports and updates be submitted to the Toronto Film, Television and Digital Media Board on February 5, 2018:

 

a. initial results of the Option for Film Studio Infrastructure report by N. Barry Lyon Consultants (NBLC);

 

b. an update from General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on the relocation efforts for the film studio capacity associated with the Unilever Master Plan;

 

c. an update from General Manager, Economic Development and Culture on the start up of operations at Showline.

Origin

(December 19, 2017) Letter from the Toronto Film, Television and Digital Media Board

Summary

At its meeting on December 19, 2017, the Toronto Film, Television and Digital Media Board

considered Item FB15.1 on Studio Capacity Pressures.

Background Information

(December 19, 2017) Letter from the Toronto Film, Television and Digital Media Board on Studio Capacity Pressures
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ed/bgrd/backgroundfile-110620.pdf

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Mark Grimes (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council