Item - 2018.NY27.31

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 31, 2018 with amendments.
  • This item was considered by North York Community Council on January 16, 2018 and was adopted with amendments. It will be considered by City Council on January 31, 2018.

NY27.31 - Application to Remove a City Tree - 4 Clovelly Avenue

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
15 - Eglinton-Lawrence

City Council Decision

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

 

1. City Council deny the request for a permit to remove one (1) City-owned tree located at 4 Clovelly Avenue.

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 8, 2017) Report and Attachment 1 from the Director, Urban Forestry, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, on an Application to Remove a City Tree at 4 Clovelly Avenue
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-109937.pdf

Communications (Community Council)

(January 15, 2018) E-mail from Jonathan Mandel (NY.New.NY27.31.1)
(January 15, 2018) E-mail from Jonathan Mandel (NY.New.NY27.31.2)
(January 15, 2018) E-mail from Jonathan Mandel (NY.New.NY27.31.3)

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Carried)

That City Council delete the North York Community Council Recommendation and adopt instead the following recommendation contained in the report (December 8, 2017) from the Director, Urban Forestry, Parks, Forestry and Recreation:

 

1. City Council deny the request for a permit to remove one (1) City-owned tree located at 4 Clovelly Avenue.

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jan-31-2018 2:13 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - NY27.31 - De Baeremaeker - motion 1 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 26 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, Shelley Carroll, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 9 Members that voted No are John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, John Filion, Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday, Chin Lee, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak
Total members that were Absent: 10 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Mark Grimes, Michelle Holland, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner

NY27.31 - Application to Remove a City Tree - 4 Clovelly Avenue

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
15 - Eglinton-Lawrence

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1. City Council approve the request for a permit to remove one (1) City-owned tree located at 4 Clovelly Avenue, conditional upon:

 

a. the owner providing payment of the appraised value of the tree to be removed ($1,884.00);

 

b. the owner removing the tree at their expense; 

 

c. the owner providing five (5) replacement trees, which can be achieved in a combination of on-site planting and cash-in-lieu of planting; and

 

d. the owner providing a tree planting security deposit to cover the cost of replacement for a period of two years for all trees to be planted on City property.

Origin

(December 8, 2017) Report from the Director, Urban Forestry, Parks, Forestry and Recreation

Summary

The report recommends that City Council deny the request for a permit to remove one (1) City-owned tree located adjacent to the property at 4 Clovelly Avenue. The application indicates the reasons for removal are that the tree has a poor form, is unsightly and diseased, sheds branches, and leans.

 

The subject tree is a Colorado spruce (Picea pungens), measuring 37 cm in diameter. The Street Tree By-law does not support the removal of this tree as it is healthy and maintainable.

Background Information

(December 8, 2017) Report and Attachment 1 from the Director, Urban Forestry, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, on an Application to Remove a City Tree at 4 Clovelly Avenue
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-109937.pdf

Communications

(January 15, 2018) E-mail from Jonathan Mandel (NY.New.NY27.31.1)
(January 15, 2018) E-mail from Jonathan Mandel (NY.New.NY27.31.2)
(January 15, 2018) E-mail from Jonathan Mandel (NY.New.NY27.31.3)

Speakers

Jonathan Mandel

Motions

Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Josh Colle (Carried)

That North York Community Council recommend that:

 

1. City Council approve the request for a permit to remove one (1) City-owned tree located at 4 Clovelly Avenue, conditional upon:

 

a. the owner providing payment of the appraised value of the tree to be removed ($1,884.00);

 

b. the owner removing the tree at their expense; 

 

c. the owner providing five (5) replacement trees, which can be achieved in a combination of on-site planting and cash-in-lieu of planting; and

 

d. the owner providing a tree planting security deposit to cover the cost of replacement for a period of two years for all trees to be planted on City property.

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