Item - 2018.GM29.15

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on July 23, 2018 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Government Management Committee on July 3, 2018 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on July 23, 2018.

GM29.15 - 250 Year Old Oak Tree - 76 Coral Gable Drive

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
7 - York West

City Council Decision

City Council on July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 30, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council authorize the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services to negotiate the acquisition of 76 Coral Gable Drive, in consultation with the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the Toronto Office of Partnerships, subject to a successful arboricultural assessment of the 250 year old oak tree; and at least 50 percent of the determined market value being funded from private donations.

 

2.  City Council approve the acquisition of the property municipally known as 76 Coral Gable Avenue from its current owner on the terms and conditions outlined in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 26, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services, and on such other terms and conditions as determined by the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services and in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor with 50 percent or more of the determined market value being funded from private donations.

 

3.  City Council authorize the public release of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 26, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services following the closing of any related transaction.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 26, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services remains confidential in its entirety at this time in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it pertains to a proposed or pending land acquisition by the City.  Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 26, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services will be made public following the closing of any related transaction.

Confidential Attachment - A proposed or pending land acquisition by the City

Background Information (Committee)

(June 26, 2018) Report from the Interim City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on 250 Year Old Oak Tree - 76 Coral Gable Drive
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-117716.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1
(June 14, 2018) Report from the Interim City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on 250 Year Old Oak Tree - 76 Coral Gable Drive - Notice of Pending Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-117302.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(June 27, 2018) E-mail from Donald B. Smith (GM.Supp.GM29.15.1)
(June 27, 2018) E-mail from Judy Fricker (GM.Supp.GM29.15.2)
(June 27, 2018) E-mail from Mary Kelly (GM.Supp.GM29.15.3)
(June 27, 2018) E-mail from Marjorie Stuart (GM.Supp.GM29.15.4)
(June 28, 2018) Letter from Sandra Farina, Emery Village Business Improvement Area (GM.New.GM29.15.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/gm/comm/communicationfile-85416.pdf
(June 29, 2018) E-mail from Doreen Wilson (GM.New.GM29.15.6)
(June 29, 2018) E-mail from Giulio Villani (GM.New.GM29.15.7)
(June 27, 2018) E-mail from Edith George (GM.New.GM29.15.8)
(June 29, 2018) E-mail from Alice Casselman, Association for Canadian Educational Resources (ACER) (GM.New.GM29.15.9)
(June 29, 2018) E-mail from Randy Hawtin (GM.New.GM29.15.10)
(June 29, 2018) E-mail from Maria and Sophia Maiolo (GM.New.GM29.15.11)
(July 2, 2018) E-mail from Cherri Hurst, Weston Historical Society (GM.New.GM29.15.12)
(July 3, 2018) Submission from Trevor Comer (GM.New.GM29.15.13)
(July 3, 2018) E-mail from Brett Davis (GM.New.GM29.15.14)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jul-26-2018 10:35 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - GM29.15 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 39 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Michael Ford, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, Paula Fletcher, Michelle Holland

GM29.15 - 250 Year Old Oak Tree - 76 Coral Gable Drive

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
7 - York West

Confidential Attachment - A proposed or pending land acquisition by the City

Committee Recommendations

The Government Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council authorize the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services to negotiate the acquisition of 76 Coral Gable Drive in consultation with the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation and the Toronto Office of Partnerships, subject to a successful arboricultural assessment of the 250 year old oak tree; and at least 50 percent of the determined market value being funded from private donations.

 

2.  City Council approve the acquisition of the property municipally known as 76 Coral Gable Avenue from its current owner on the terms and conditions outlined in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 26, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services, and on such other terms and conditions as determined by the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services, and in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor with 50 percent or more of the determined market value being funded from private donations.

 

3.  City Council authorize the public release of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (June 26, 2018) from the Interim City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services following the closing of any related transaction.

Origin

(June 26, 2018) Report from the Interim City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services

Summary

City Council at its meeting of May 23, 24 and 25, 2018 requested the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services to report back to the meeting of Government Management Committee on July 3, 2018, on the feasibility of acquiring 76 Coral Gable Drive using the west parkland acquisition fund XR2203 should private fundraising reach 50 percent of the estimated value of the property.  City Council also directed the Toronto Office of Partnerships to work with private donors to fundraise 50 percent of the estimated property value for the use of purchasing 76 Coral Gable Drive and preserving the 250 year old oak tree.

Background Information

(June 26, 2018) Report from the Interim City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on 250 Year Old Oak Tree - 76 Coral Gable Drive
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-117716.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1
(June 14, 2018) Report from the Interim City Manager and the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services on 250 Year Old Oak Tree - 76 Coral Gable Drive - Notice of Pending Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/gm/bgrd/backgroundfile-117302.pdf

Communications

(June 27, 2018) E-mail from Donald B. Smith (GM.Supp.GM29.15.1)
(June 27, 2018) E-mail from Judy Fricker (GM.Supp.GM29.15.2)
(June 27, 2018) E-mail from Mary Kelly (GM.Supp.GM29.15.3)
(June 27, 2018) E-mail from Marjorie Stuart (GM.Supp.GM29.15.4)
(June 28, 2018) Letter from Sandra Farina, Emery Village Business Improvement Area (GM.New.GM29.15.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/gm/comm/communicationfile-85416.pdf
(June 29, 2018) E-mail from Doreen Wilson (GM.New.GM29.15.6)
(June 29, 2018) E-mail from Giulio Villani (GM.New.GM29.15.7)
(June 27, 2018) E-mail from Edith George (GM.New.GM29.15.8)
(June 29, 2018) E-mail from Alice Casselman, Association for Canadian Educational Resources (ACER) (GM.New.GM29.15.9)
(June 29, 2018) E-mail from Randy Hawtin (GM.New.GM29.15.10)
(June 29, 2018) E-mail from Maria and Sophia Maiolo (GM.New.GM29.15.11)
(July 2, 2018) E-mail from Cherri Hurst, Weston Historical Society (GM.New.GM29.15.12)
(July 3, 2018) Submission from Trevor Comer (GM.New.GM29.15.13)
(July 3, 2018) E-mail from Brett Davis (GM.New.GM29.15.14)

Speakers

Trevor Comer
Alice Casselman, Association for Canadian Educational Resources (ACER)

Motions

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