Item - 2018.EX35.3

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 26, 2018 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Executive Committee on June 19, 2018 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on June 26, 2018.

EX35.3 - Enhanced Security Measures at Toronto City Hall

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

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

 

1.  City Council approve the use of patron baggage security screening, through physical checks of baggage, on the East and West sides of the main floor in the Rotunda, and at the Hagerman entrance of Toronto City Hall.

 

2.  City Council approve the use of patron screening, using walk-through metal detectors, for the Council Chamber at Toronto City Hall.

 

3.  City Council approve the installation of a physical measure to provide a delineation of public and reserved space at Toronto City Hall in Committee Rooms 1 and 2.

 

4.  City Council approve the installation of a physical security measure to replace the ropes in the Council Chamber.

 

5.  City Council direct the City Clerk, in consultation with Facilities Management and Security, to review the feasibility of reinstating the receptionists for the second floor Councillor's Offices during business hours, Monday to Friday, and to report through the 2019 budget process.

 

6.  City Council direct the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services to report back to City Council through the applicable Standing Committee on any recommended changes or enhancements to Parts 1 and 2 above prior to the end of 2019.

 

7.  City Council direct that Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 12, 2018) from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services remain confidential in its entirety as it pertains to the security of the property of the municipality or local board.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 12, 2018) from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services remains confidential in its entirety in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it pertains to the security of the property of the municipality or local board.

Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board

Background Information (Committee)

(June 12, 2018) Revised Report from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on Enhanced Security Measures at Toronto City Hall
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-117051.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - Recommended Enhanced Security Measures at Toronto City Hall
Attachment 2 - Summary of Survey Results
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-116663.pdf
Attachment 3 - The Strategic Counsel Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-116683.pdf
Attachment 4 - Community and Subject Matter Experts Engagements Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-116664.pdf
Attachment 5 - Indigenous Peoples Community Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-116684.pdf
(June 5, 2018) Report from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on Enhanced Security Measures at Toronto City Hall - Notice of Pending Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-116047.pdf
(June 12, 2018) Report from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on Enhanced Security Measures at Toronto City Hall
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-116682.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(June 26, 2018) E-mail from Miguel Avila Velarde (CC.New.EX35.3.1)
(June 25, 2018) E-mail from Kris Langenfeld (CC.New.EX35.3.2)
(June 28, 2018) E-mail from D!ONNE Renťe (CC.New.EX35.3.3)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Sarah Doucette (Carried)

That City Council direct the City Clerk, in consultation with Facilities Management and Security, to review the feasibility of reinstating the receptionists for the second floor Councillor's Offices during business hours, Monday to Friday, and report through the 2019 budget process.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Jun-28-2018 9:07 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX35.3 - Doucette - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 24 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Christin Carmichael Greb, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, Lucy Troisi
Total members that voted No: 9 Members that voted No are Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Josh Colle, Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Jaye Robinson, John Tory
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Adoption of Executive Committee Recommendation 1 only:

1.  City Council approve the use of patron baggage security screening, through physical checks of baggage, on the East and West sides of the main floor in the Rotunda, and at the Hagerman entrance of Toronto City Hall.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-28-2018 9:09 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX35.3 - Adoption of Executive Committee Recommendation 1 only
Total members that voted Yes: 25 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 8 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Paula Fletcher, Norman Kelly, Gord Perks, Neethan Shan, Lucy Troisi
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Adoption of Executive Committee Recommendation 2 only:

 

2.  City Council approve the use of patron screening, using walk-through metal detectors, for the Council Chamber at Toronto City Hall.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-28-2018 9:10 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Adoption of Executive Committee Recommendation 2 only
Total members that voted Yes: 22 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 11 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Paula Fletcher, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Neethan Shan, Lucy Troisi
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Adoption of Executive Committee Recommendation 3 only:

 

3.  City Council approve the installation of a physical measure to provide a delineation of public and reserved space at Toronto City Hall in Committee Rooms 1 and 2.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-28-2018 9:11 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Adoption of Executive Committee Recommendation 3 only
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Paula Fletcher, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Lucy Troisi
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

 Adoption of Executive Committee Recommendation 4 only:

 

4.  City Council approve the installation of a physical security measure to replace the ropes in the Council Chamber.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-28-2018 9:11 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - Adoption of Executive Committee Recommendation 4 only
Total members that voted Yes: 25 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 8 Members that voted No are Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Gord Perks, Lucy Troisi
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Adoption of the balance of the Item, as amended.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-28-2018 9:12 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX35.3 - Adopt balance of the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Paula Fletcher, Norman Kelly, Gord Perks, Neethan Shan
Total members that were Absent: 12 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Point of Privilege by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker

Councillor De Baeremaeker, rising on a Point of Privilege, apologized to Councillor Davis for his impolite behaviour when he interrupted the Councillor while the Councillor was asking questions of staff.

EX35.3 - Enhanced Security Measures at Toronto City Hall

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council approve the use of patron baggage security screening, through physical checks of baggage, on the East and West sides of the main floor in the Rotunda, and at the Hagerman entrance of Toronto City Hall.

 

2.  City Council approve the use of patron screening, using walk-through metal detectors, for the Council Chamber at Toronto City Hall.

 

3.  City Council approve the installation of a physical measure to provide a delineation of public and reserved space at Toronto City Hall in Committee Rooms 1 and 2.

 

4.  City Council approve the installation of a physical security measure to replace the ropes in the Council Chamber.

 

5.  City Council direct that Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 12, 2018) from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services remains confidential in its entirety, as it contains information that pertains to the the security of the property of the municipality or local board.

 

6.  City Council direct the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services, to report back to City Council, through the applicable Standing Committee, on any recommended changes or enhancements to Recommendations 1 and 2 above prior to the end of 2019.

Origin

(June 12, 2018) Report from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services

Summary

This report recommends changes to the current "Enhanced" level of security at Toronto City Hall for approval by City Council. These recommendations are based upon assessments from the Toronto Police Service and Public Safety Canada, best practices, benchmarking, and feedback from community conversations. The primary goals of these recommendations are to maintain an accessible, safe, and secure Toronto City Hall while providing a reasonable level of protection from foreseeable threats.

Background Information

(June 12, 2018) Revised Report from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on Enhanced Security Measures at Toronto City Hall
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-117051.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - Recommended Enhanced Security Measures at Toronto City Hall
Attachment 2 - Summary of Survey Results
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-116663.pdf
Attachment 3 - The Strategic Counsel Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-116683.pdf
Attachment 4 - Community and Subject Matter Experts Engagements Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-116664.pdf
Attachment 5 - Indigenous Peoples Community Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-116684.pdf
(June 5, 2018) Report from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on Enhanced Security Measures at Toronto City Hall - Notice of Pending Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-116047.pdf
(June 12, 2018) Report from the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on Enhanced Security Measures at Toronto City Hall
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-116682.pdf

Speakers

Miroslav Glavic
Walied Khogali
Derek Moran
Miguel Avila-Velarde
Sureya Ibrahim
Councillor Janet Davis
Councillor Frances Nunziata

Motions

1 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council