Item - 2018.MM38.9

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on March 26, 2018 with amendments.

MM38.9 - Deterring Bike Theft Near Toronto Parks - by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, seconded by Councillor Gord Perks

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

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

 

1.  City Council direct the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards in conjunction with the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to consult with the Toronto Police Service and Cycle Toronto on the creation of a bike assembly and disassembly ban by-law, which may entail the offending parties being banned from a given park for a specific period of time to be determined; this would not include basic bike maintenance activities, such as inflating tires or do-it-yourself bike tune-up stations. 

 

2. City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the June 8, 2018 Parks and Environment Committee meeting on an implementation plan and draft by-law for park-specific bike assembly and disassembly bans.

Background Information (City Council)

Communications (City Council)

(March 27, 2018) Letter from The Church-Wellesley Village Business Improvement Area submitted by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, Ward 27 Toronto Centre-Rosedale (MM.New.MM38.9.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/mm/comm/communicationfile-79264.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM38.9 be referred to the Parks and Environment Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Mar-27-2018 2:34 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM38.9 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 27 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 12 Members that voted No are Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Justin J. Di Ciano, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 6 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Sarah Doucette, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, John Tory

1 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That City Council delete MM38.9 Recommendations 1 and 2:

 

Recommendations to be deleted:

1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to consult with the Toronto Police Service and the Municipal Licensing and Standards Division on the creation of a bike assembly and disassembly ban by-law, which upon second violation, would entail the offending parties being banned from a given park for a specific period of time to be determined; this would not include basic bike maintenance activities, such as inflating tires.

 

2. City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the May 3, 2018 Parks and Environment Committee meeting on an implementation plan and draft by-law for park-specific bike assembly and disassembly bans.

 

and adopt the following new Recommendations 1 and 2:

1.  City Council direct the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards in conjunction with the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to consult with the Toronto Police Service and Cycle Toronto on the creation of a bike assembly and disassembly ban by-law, which may entail the offending parties being banned from a given park for a specific period of time to be determined; this would not include basic bike maintenance activities, such as inflating tires or do-it-yourself bike tune-up stations.

 

2. City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the June 8, 2018 Parks and Environment Committee meeting on an implementation plan and draft by-law for park-specific bike assembly and disassembly bans.

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