Item - 2018.HL27.3

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 26, 2018 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by the Board of Health on June 18, 2018 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on June 26, 2018.

HL27.3 - 2018 Student Nutrition Program Service Subsidies

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 authorize the Medical Officer of Health to enter into agreements totalling $14,360,117 with the Angel Foundation for Learning ($3,922,199) and the Toronto Foundation for Student Success ($10,437,918) to administer the 2018 approved municipal funding to eligible Student Nutrition Programs across the City of Toronto.

 

2.  City Council authorize the Medical Officer of Health to take the necessary action to give effect to Part 1 above, including the execution of legal agreements with the Angel Foundation for Learning and the Toronto Foundation for Student Success, on behalf of the City of Toronto.

 

3.  City Council request the Province of Ontario to increase its grant funding investment proportionally to match the City of Toronto's increased investment.

 

4.  City Council request the Province of Ontario to provide annual adjustments to provincial Student Nutrition Program funding in consideration of the impact of food inflation.

 

5.  City Council request the Federal Government to provide core funding for a national Student Nutrition Program.

 

6.   City Council endorse Senate Motion 398 that recommends consultations with interested stakeholders to develop a national cost-shared universal healthy school food program that would enable all students to have access to healthy morning meals at school every day. 
 

7.  City Council direct that this Item be forwarded to Senator Art Eggleton and the appropriate Federal Ministers, including Member of Parliament, Julie Dabrusin and Member of Parliament, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development.

Background Information (Board)

(June 4, 2018) Report from the Medical Officer of Health on 2018 Student Nutrition Program Service Subsidies
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-116017.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Joe Mihevc (Carried)

That:

 

1.   City Council endorse Senate Motion 398 that recommends consultations with interested stakeholders to develop a national cost-shared universal healthy school food program that would enable all students to have access to healthy morning meals at school every day. 
 

2.  City Council direct that this Item be forwarded to Senator Art Eggleton and the appropriate Federal Ministers, including Member of Parliament, Julie Dabrusin and Member of Parliament, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Jun-26-2018 2:33 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - HL27.3 - Mihevc - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, 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, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Stephen Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Christin Carmichael Greb, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Michelle Holland, Mike Layton, David Shiner

Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jun-26-2018 2:34 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - HL27.3 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 35 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, 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, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Stephen Holyday, Giorgio Mammoliti
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Paul Ainslie, Christin Carmichael Greb, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Michelle Holland, Mike Layton, David Shiner

HL27.3 - 2018 Student Nutrition Program Service Subsidies

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Board Recommendations

The Board of Health recommends that:

 

1.  City Council grant authority to the Medical Officer of Health to enter into agreements totalling $14,360,117 with the Angel Foundation for Learning ($3,922,199) and the Toronto Foundation for Student Success ($10,437,918) to administer the 2018 approved municipal funding to eligible Student Nutrition Programs across the City of Toronto.

 

2.  City Council grant authority to the Medical Officer of Health to take the necessary action to give effect to Recommendation 1 in the report (June 4, 2018) from the Medical Officer of Health, including the execution of legal agreements with the Angel Foundation for Learning and the Toronto Foundation for Student Success, on behalf of the City of Toronto.

 

3.  City Council request the Province of Ontario to increase its grant funding investment proportionally to match the City of Toronto's increased investment.

 

4.  City Council request the Province of Ontario to provide annual adjustments to provincial Student Nutrition Program funding in consideration of the impact of food inflation.

 

5.  City Council request the federal government to provide core funding for a national Student Nutrition Program.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Board of Health:  

 

1.  Requested the Province of Ontario to increase its grant funding investment proportionally to match the City of Toronto's increased investment.

 

2.  Requested the Province of Ontario to provide annual adjustments to provincial Student Nutrition Program funding in consideration of the impact of food inflation.

 

3.  Requested the federal government to provide core funding for a national Student Nutrition Program.

 

4.  Directed that a copy of the report (June 4, 2018) from the Medical Officer of Health be forwarded to the Ontario Minister of Children and Youth Services, the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, the Ontario Minister of Education, the Toronto District School Board, the Toronto Catholic District School Board, le Conseil scolaire Viamonde, le Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir, the Toronto Foundation for Student Success, the Angel Foundation for Learning, and FoodShare Toronto.

Origin

(June 4, 2018) Report from the Medical Officer of Health

Summary

This report outlines recommendations for the 2018 Student Nutrition Program service subsidy allocations. The proposed combined allocations to the Angel Foundation for Learning and the Toronto Foundation for Student Success total $14,360,117, including $100,000 held in reserve for appeals/late applications.

Background Information

(June 4, 2018) Report from the Medical Officer of Health on 2018 Student Nutrition Program Service Subsidies
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/hl/bgrd/backgroundfile-116017.pdf

Motions

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