Item - 2018.MM38.7

Tracking Status

MM38.7 - Helping Seniors, Parents and People with Disabilities Access City Services - Amendment to Council Constituency Services and Office Budget - by Councillor Chin Lee, seconded by Councillor Cesar Palacio

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on March 26 and 27, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council delete Part 229 of City Council's decision on Item EX31.2, headed "2018 Capital and Operating Budgets".

 

Part to be deleted:

 

229. City Council direct that, beginning in the 2018-2022 term of Council, Councillor Constituency Offices paid for from the Council General Expense must be located in Civic Centres or other City-owned or agency-owned buildings where the rent is comparable to civic centre space, and that the Council Constituency Services and Office Budget (CSOB) and related policies be updated to reflect this change.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council reopened Item EX31.2 only as it pertains to Part 229 of City Council's decision.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Re-open Item (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that consideration of Motion MM38.7 requires a re-opening of Item EX31.2 (City Council – February 12, 2018). A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to re-open the Item.

Vote (Re-open Item) Mar-27-2018 2:30 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM38.7 - Reopen item EX31.2
Total members that voted Yes: 28 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 10 Members that voted No are Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday, Josh Matlow, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Jaye Robinson
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Sarah Doucette, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, Michael Thompson, John Tory

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Jon Burnside (Lost)

That City Council direct that the leasing costs for Constituency Offices paid from the Council General Budget be capped at $15,000 per office, per year.

Vote (Amend Item (Additional)) Mar-27-2018 9:10 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - MM38.7 - Burnside - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 13 Members that voted Yes are Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Frank Di Giorgio, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, Lucy Troisi
Total members that voted No: 24 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Christin Carmichael Greb, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Sarah Doucette, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Mar-27-2018 9:11 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM38.7 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 22 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Joe Mihevc, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 15 Members that voted No are Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Justin J. Di Ciano, Michael Ford, Jim Hart, Stephen Holyday, Chin Lee, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Sarah Doucette, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio

Motion to End Debate moved by Councillor James Pasternak (Lost)

That in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council end the debate on Item MM38.7 and take the vote immediately.

Vote (End Debate) Mar-27-2018 8:52 PM

Result: Lost Two-Thirds Required - MM38.7 - Pasternak - End debate
Total members that voted Yes: 25 Members that voted Yes are John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi
Total members that voted No: 13 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, Josh Colle, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Sarah Doucette, Giorgio Mammoliti, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio

Point of Privilege by Councillor Neethan Shan

Councillor Shan, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated he was not sure if the Speaker had spoken the word "shame" after the vote on the Item and, if the Speaker had, that the remark should be withdrawn.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and withdrew her remark.

Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council