Item - 2018.HL24.6

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 31, 2018 without amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Board of Health on January 22, 2018 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on January 31, 2018.
  • See also By-law 145-2018

HL24.6 - Appointment of Associate Medical Officer of Health

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 appoint Dr. Allison Chris, MD, CCFP, FRCPC as Associate Medical Officer of Health for the City of Toronto Health Unit.

 

2.  City Council repeal the By-laws and/or By-laws parts appointing former Associate Medical Officers of Health Dr. Nicholas Brandon, MD, MA, CCFP, FRCPC and Dr. Barbara Yaffe, MD, MHSc, FRCPC.

 

3.  City Council forward its decision to the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care for approval of the Associate Medical Officer of Health appointment in Part 1 above and for information regarding the rescinding of individual Associate Medical Officer of Health appointments in Part 2 above.

 

4.  City Council authorize the introduction of the necessary Bill in City Council to appoint 

Dr. Allison Chris, MD, CCFP, FRCPC as Associate Medical Officer of Health, subject to the approval of the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.

 

5.  City Council authorize the introduction of the necessary Bill in City Council to rescind the appointments of Dr. Nicholas Brandon, MD, MA, CCFP, FRCPC and Dr. Barbara Yaffe, MD, MHSc, FRCPC.

 

6.  City Council authorize the release of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 18, 2017) from the Medical Officer of Health.

 

Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 18, 2017) from the Medical Officer of Health is now public in its entirety. The information in the Confidential Attachment has been made public in City Council's decision above and can also be accessed under Background Information (City Council).

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees

Background Information (Board)

(December 18, 2017) Report from the Medical Officer of Health on Appointment of Associate Medical Officer of Health
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-110670.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - made public on February 6, 2018
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-110671.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

Confidential Attachment 1 - made public on February 6, 2018
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-112636.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Jan-31-2018 10:05 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - HL24.6 - 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

HL24.6 - Appointment of Associate Medical Officer of Health

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees

Board Recommendations

The Board of Health recommends that:

 

1.  City Council appoint the physician named in Section 1 of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 18, 2017) from the Medical Officer of Health as Associate Medical Officer of Health for the City of Toronto Health Unit.

 

2.  City Council repeal the By-laws and/or parts thereof appointing former Associate Medical Officers of Health named in Section 2 of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 18, 2017) from the Medical Officer of Health.

 

3.  City Council forward the report (December 18, 2017) and Confidential Attachment 1 from the Medical Officer of Health to the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care for approval of the Associate Medical Officer of Health appointment in Recommendation 1 and for information regarding the rescinding of individual Associate Medical Officer of Health appointments in Recommendation 2.

 

4.  City Council grant authority to introduce the necessary Bill in City Council to appoint the physician named in Section 1 of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 18, 2017) from the Medical Officer of Health as Associate Medical Officer of Health, subject to the approval of the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.

 

5.  City Council grant authority to introduce the necessary Bill in City Council to rescind the appointments of the individuals named in Section 2 of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 18, 2017) from the Medical Officer of Health.

 

6.  City Council authorize the release of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (December 18, 2017) from the Medical Officer of Health once adopted.

Origin

(December 18, 2017) Report from the Medical Officer of Health

Summary

This report recommends the appointment of a public health physician as Associate Medical Officer of Health (AMOH) for the City of Toronto Health Unit and updates the status of AMOH appointment By-laws.

Background Information

(December 18, 2017) Report from the Medical Officer of Health on Appointment of Associate Medical Officer of Health
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-110670.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - made public on February 6, 2018
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-110671.pdf

Motions

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