Item - 2018.NY27.5

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 31, 2018 without amendments and without debate.
  • This item was considered by the North York Community Council on January 16, 2018 and adopted without amendment. It will be considered by City Council on January 31, 2018.
  • See also By-law 16-2019

NY27.5 - Authority to Enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement - 4700 Keele St (Hoover House)

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
8 - York West

City Council Decision

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

 

1. City Council authorize the entering into of a heritage easement agreement under Section 37 of the Ontario Heritage Act with the owner of the Hoover House at 4700 Keele Street in a form and content satisfactory to the City Solicitor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

2. City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the necessary bill in Council authorizing the entering into a heritage easement agreement for the property at 4700 Keele Street.

Background Information (Community Council)

(November 29, 2017) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division, on Authority to Enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement for 4700 Keele St (Hoover House)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-109950.pdf

5a - Authority to Enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement -4700 Keele St (Hoover House)

Background Information (Community Council)

(December 14, 2017) Decision Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board on Authority to Enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement -4700 Keele St (Hoover House)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-110050.pdf

NY27.5 - Authority to Enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement - 4700 Keele St (Hoover House)

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Ward:
8 - York West

Community Council Recommendations

North York Community Council recommends that:

 

1. City Council authorize the entering into of a heritage easement agreement under Section 37 of the Ontario Heritage Act with the owner of the Hoover House at 4700 Keele Street in a form and content satisfactory to the City Solicitor and the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division.

 

2. City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the necessary bill in Council authorizing the entering into a heritage easement agreement for the property at 4700 Keele Street.

Origin

(November 29, 2017) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division

Summary

This report recommends that Toronto City Council grant authority for the execution of a Heritage Easement Agreement under Section 37 of the Ontario Heritage Act for the Hoover House on the property at 4700 Keele Street and that Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce any necessary bill in Council to this effect. The subject property is part of the York University Campus. Council-approved conditions relating to a 2015 plan of subdivision and rezoning for York University included the condition that York University enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement for the Hoover House. A Heritage Easement Agreement will allow for the protection of the designated heritage property in perpetuity.

Background Information

(November 29, 2017) Report from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division, on Authority to Enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement for 4700 Keele St (Hoover House)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-109950.pdf

Motions

Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Anthony Perruzza (Carried)

5a - Authority to Enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement -4700 Keele St (Hoover House)

Origin

(December 14, 2017) Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board

Summary

This report recommends that Toronto City Council grant authority for the execution of a Heritage Easement Agreement under Section 37 of the Ontario Heritage Act for the Hoover House on the property at 4700 Keele Street and that Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce any necessary bill in Council to this effect. The subject property is part of the York University Campus. Council-approved conditions relating to a 2015 plan of subdivision and rezoning for York University included the condition that York University enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement for the Hoover House. A Heritage Easement Agreement will allow for the protection of the designated heritage property in perpetuity.

Background Information

(December 14, 2017) Decision Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board on Authority to Enter into a Heritage Easement Agreement -4700 Keele St (Hoover House)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/ny/bgrd/backgroundfile-110050.pdf
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council