Item - 2018.MM36.19

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 31, 2018 without amendments.

MM36.19 - Temporary Delegation of Authority to Direct Attendance on Appeals of Committee of Adjustment Decisions - by Councillor Mary Fragedakis, seconded by Councillor Paula Fletcher

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on January 31 and February 1, 2018, adopted the following:


1.  City Council direct the City Solicitor to attend hearings on appeals of Committee of Adjustment decisions or to appeal a Committee of Adjustment decision on behalf of the City of Toronto at the request of the Ward Councillor after consultation with the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, or designate, during the period from the completion of City Council's January 31 and February 1, 2018 meeting to the start of City Council's March 26, 27 and 28, 2018 meeting; the delegation shall include the authority to direct appropriate City staff to attend at the hearing and for the City Solicitor to retain outside consultants, as necessary; and City Council authorize the City Solicitor to take all steps necessary to bring resolution to the matter in consultation with the Ward Councillor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Introduce Motion without Notice moved by Councillor Mary Fragedakis (Carried)

That Councillor Mary Fragedakis be permitted to add to the agenda of today's meeting an urgent Motion without Notice concerning: 


Temporary Delegation - Authority to Direct Attendance on Appeals of Committee of Adjustment Decisions

Reason for Urgency:


This Motion is urgent as a temporary delegation of authority must be in place by the end of this City Council meeting.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Feb-01-2018 2:31 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM36.19 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 41 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, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, 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: 4 Members that were absent are Christin Carmichael Greb, Frank Di Giorgio, Giorgio Mammoliti, Jaye Robinson
Source: Toronto City Clerk at