Item - 2018.EX36.49

Tracking Status

  • City Council considered this item on July 23, 2018 and referred this item to an official or another committee or body. Consult the text of the decision for further information on the referral.
  • This item was considered by the Executive Committee on July 17, 2018 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on July 23, 2018.

EX36.49 - Coordination between the Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx Boards

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Referred

City Council Decision

City Council on July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 30, 2018, referred Item EX36.49 to the City Manager for consideration and report back to City Council with the pending report on governance changes to Metrolinx.

Background Information (Committee)

(July 13, 2018) Letter from Head of Commission Services, Toronto Transit Commission on Coordination between the Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx Boards
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-118725.pdf
Attachment 1 - Notice of Motion - Coordination between the Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx Boards
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-118708.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Refer Item moved by Councillor Janet Davis (Carried)

That City Council refer the item back to the City Manager for consideration and to report back to City Council with the pending report on governance changes to Metrolinx.

Vote (Refer Item) Jul-25-2018 6:02 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.49 - Davis - motion 1 - Refer the item
Total members that voted Yes: 25 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao
Total members that voted No: 7 Members that voted No are Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 13 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Justin J. Di Ciano, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Michelle Holland, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Anthony Perruzza, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Vote (Refer Item) Jul-25-2018 6:04 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - EX36.49 - Davis - motion 1 - Refer the item - REVOTE
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao
Total members that voted No: 6 Members that voted No are Gary Crawford, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 13 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Josh Colle, Justin J. Di Ciano, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Michelle Holland, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Anthony Perruzza, David Shiner, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to Reconsider Vote moved by Councillor Sarah Doucette (Carried)

That in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council reconsider the vote on referral motion 1 by Councillor Davis.

EX36.49 - Coordination between the Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx Boards

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council make representations to the new Provincial Government to increase coordination in transit planning in the Greater Toronto Area and enact any legislative amendments that may be required in order to provide for the appointment of a Toronto Transit Commission Board member on the Metrolinx Board of Directors.

 

2.  City Council amend Municipal Code Chapter 279, Toronto Transit Commission, relating to the composition of the Toronto Transit Commission Board to permit the appointment of a representative from the Metrolinx Board of Directors to the Toronto Transit Commission Board.

Origin

(July 13, 2018) Letter from the Head of Commission Services, Toronto Transit Commission

Summary

At its meeting on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 the Toronto Transit Commission  Board considered the attached Notice of Motion titled "Coordination between the Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx Boards".

 

The Board adopted the recommendations in the Notice of Motion, as follows:

 

1.  The Toronto Transit Commission Board request Toronto City Council to make representations to the new Provincial Government to increase coordination in transit planning in the Greater Toronto Area and enact any legislative amendments that may be required in order to provide for the appointment of a Toronto Transit Commission Board member on the Metrolinx Board of Directors.

 

2.  The Toronto Transit Commission Board request Toronto City Council to amend Chapter 279 of the Municipal Code relating to the composition of the Toronto Transit Commission Board to permit the appointment of a representative from the Metrolinx Board of Directors to the Toronto Transit Commission Board.

 

3.  That a copy of this motion be forwarded to Metrolinx for information.

 

The recommendations of the Toronto Transit Commission as set out above are submitted for City Council approval through the Executive Committee.

Background Information

(July 13, 2018) Letter from Head of Commission Services, Toronto Transit Commission on Coordination between the Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx Boards
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-118725.pdf
Attachment 1 - Notice of Motion - Coordination between the Toronto Transit Commission and Metrolinx Boards
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-118708.pdf

Motions

1 - Motion to Add New Business at Committee moved by Councillor Frank Di Giorgio (Carried)

2 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council