Item - 2018.PG25.4

Tracking Status

PG25.4 - Prioritization of Outstanding Heritage Conservation District Studies and Interim Protective Measures

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

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

 

1. City Council adopt the proposed City Planning strategy for scheduling of outstanding Heritage Conservation District Studies set out in the report (November 30, 2017) from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

2. City Council direct that Heritage Conservation District studies be initiated for Beaconsfield, Belmont-Hillsboro, Harbord Village Phase 3, Lawrence Park West, St. Lawrence Phase 2: Esplanade, Sunshine Valley, The Junction Phase 1, West Annex Phase 2 and Weston Area Phase 2 study areas as shown in Attachment 1 to the report (November 30, 2017) from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

3. City Council direct that four Cultural Heritage Resource Assessment Studies be initiated for the Agincourt, Leaside, Liberty Village and Summerhill study areas shown in Attachment 2 to the report (November 30, 2017) from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

4. City Council request the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to forecast and report  yearly on the initiation and delivery of Heritage Conservation District Studies and associated Cultural Heritage Resource Assessment Studies in the City Planning Study Work Program to the Planning and Growth Management Committee.

 

5. City Council direct that the boundary of the Heritage Conservation District for The Junction Phase 1 be expanded westward to Gilmour Avenue.

 

6. City Council direct that the boundary of the Heritage Conservation District for The Harbord Village Phase III, be expanded south of Ulster Street south to College Street on Major Street and the west side Lippincott Street north of King Edward School.

 

7. City Council request the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to identify and implement interim monitoring measures for the Harbord Village Phase 3 and the West Annex Phase 2 Heritage Conservation District study areas, where feasible and appropriate, that will support and maintain the character, sense of place and stability of Heritage Conservation District Study Areas as authorized by City Council, but not yet commenced.

 

8. City Council increase the 2018 Budget Committee Recommended Operating Budget for City Planning by $122,000 gross and $0 net, and an increase of 1 temporary capital position, fully funded from a contribution from the Heritage Conservation District Capital Account CUR028-41.

 

9. City Council direct the Executive Committee, at its meeting of February 6, 2018, to amend the 2018 Budget Committee Recommended Operating Budget for City Planning by $122,000 gross and $0 net, and the increase of 1 temporary capital position.

Background Information (Committee)

(November 30, 2017) Report and Attachments 1 and 2 from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on Prioritization of Outstanding Heritage Conservation District Studies and Interim Protective Measures
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-109880.pdf
Presentation from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on Overview of City of Toronto's Heritage Tool Kit.
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-110854.pdf

Background Information (City Council)

(January 31, 2018) Supplementary report from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on Prioritization of Outstanding Heritage Conservation District Studies and Interim Protective Measures (PG25.4b)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-112370.pdf

Communications (Committee)

(January 10, 2018) E-mail from David and Sheila Latham (PG.Supp.PG25.4.1)
(January 15, 2018) Letter from Uwe Sehmrau, Vice-President, The Beach and East Toronto Historical Society (PG.New.PG25.4.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/comm/communicationfile-74962.pdf
(January 15, 2018) Submission from Susan Stock (PG.New.PG25.4.3)
(January 15, 2018) Presentation from Leslie Thompson, Harbord Village Residents' Association (PG.New.PG25.4.4)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/comm/communicationfile-74990.pdf
(January 11, 2018) Letter from David Harrison, The Annex Residents Association (PG.New.PG25.4.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/comm/communicationfile-75587.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(January 29, 2018) Letter from Geoff Kettel and Carol Burtin Fripp, Co-Presidents, Leaside Property Owners Association Incorporated (CC.Supp.PG25.4.6)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/comm/communicationfile-78407.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

That City Council adopt the following recommendations in the supplementary report (January 31, 2018) from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive director, City Planning:

 

1. City Council approve an increase to the 2018 Budget Committee Recommended Operating Budget for City Planning by $122,000 gross and $0 net, and an increase of 1 temporary capital position, fully funded from a contribution from the Heritage Conservation District Capital Account CUR028-41.

 

2. Subject to the approval of recommendation 1, City Council directs Executive Committee at its meeting of February 6, 2018, to amend the 2018 Budget Committee Recommended Operating Budget for City Planning by $122,000 gross and $0 net, and the increase of 1 temporary capital position.


2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Joe Cressy (Carried)

That City Council request the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning Division to identify and implement interim monitoring measures for the Harbord Village Phase 3 and the West Annex Phase 2 Heritage Conservation District study areas, where feasible and appropriate, that will support and maintain the character, sense of place and stability of Heritage Conservation District Study Areas as authorized by City Council, but not yet commenced.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Feb-01-2018 5:05 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PG25.4 - Adopt the item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 37 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, 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, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Frank Di Giorgio, John Filion, Giorgio Mammoliti, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson

4a - Prioritization of Outstanding Heritage Conservation District Studies and Interim Protective Measures

Background Information (Committee)

(December 14, 2017) Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board on Prioritization of Outstanding Heritage Conservation District Studies and Interim Protective Measures
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-110524.pdf

PG25.4 - Prioritization of Outstanding Heritage Conservation District Studies and Interim Protective Measures

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

Committee Recommendations

The Planning and Growth Management Committee recommends that:

 

1. City Council adopt the proposed City Planning strategy for scheduling of outstanding Heritage Conservation District Studies set out in the report (November 30, 2017) from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

2. City Council direct that Heritage Conservation District studies be initiated for Beaconsfield, Belmont-Hillsboro, Harbord Village Phase 3, Lawrence Park West, St. Lawrence Phase 2: Esplanade, Sunshine Valley, The Junction Phase 1, West Annex Phase 2 and Weston Area Phase 2 study areas as shown in Attachment 1 to the report (November 30, 2017) from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

3. City Council direct that four Cultural Heritage Resource Assessment Studies be initiated for the Agincourt, Leaside, Liberty Village and Summerhill study areas shown in Attachment 2 to the report (November 30, 2017) from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning.

 

4. City Council request the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to forecast and report  yearly on the initiation and delivery of Heritage Conservation District Studies and associated Cultural Heritage Resource Assessment Studies in the City Planning Study Work Program to the Planning and Growth Management Committee.

 

5. City Council direct that the boundary of the Heritage Conservation District for The Junction Phase 1, be expanded westward to Gilmour Avenue.

 

6. City Council direct that the boundary of the Heritage Conservation District for The Harbord Village Phase III, be expanded south of Ulster Street south to College Street on Major Street and the west side Lippincott Street north of King Edward School.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Planning and Growth Management Committee:

 

1.   Requested the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to review the proposed expanded area bound by Elm Street, Springmount Avenue, Macdonald Avenue, Pine Street and Church Street prior to commencing the Weston Phase 2 Heritage Conservation District Study and bring forward a study authorization report to revise the boundary should the area merit study as a heritage conservation district, no later than the first quarter of 2019.

 

2.  Requested the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to report directly to City Council on means to advance the multi-year heritage work program including consideration of retaining a temporary project manager in 2018 utilizing funding from the City Planning capital budget.

 

The Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning gave a presentation on Overview of City of Toronto's Heritage Tool Kit.

Origin

(November 30, 2017) Report from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning

Summary

This report makes recommendations for the prioritization for the thirteen outstanding Heritage Conservation District studies, with reference to authorization dates, and will recommend interim protective measures that will be undertaken while authorized areas await study. This report is in response to a request from the Planning and Growth Management Committee (April 5, 2017) concerning the Division's Update on Heritage Studies.

 

This report was developed in accordance with the Council-adopted Heritage Conservation Districts in Toronto: Procedures, Policies and Terms of Reference (2012).

Background Information

(November 30, 2017) Report and Attachments 1 and 2 from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on Prioritization of Outstanding Heritage Conservation District Studies and Interim Protective Measures
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-109880.pdf
Presentation from the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on Overview of City of Toronto's Heritage Tool Kit.
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-110854.pdf

Communications

(January 10, 2018) E-mail from David and Sheila Latham (PG.Supp.PG25.4.1)
(January 15, 2018) Letter from Uwe Sehmrau, Vice-President, The Beach and East Toronto Historical Society (PG.New.PG25.4.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/comm/communicationfile-74962.pdf
(January 15, 2018) Submission from Susan Stock (PG.New.PG25.4.3)
(January 15, 2018) Presentation from Leslie Thompson, Harbord Village Residents' Association (PG.New.PG25.4.4)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/comm/communicationfile-74990.pdf
(January 11, 2018) Letter from David Harrison, The Annex Residents Association (PG.New.PG25.4.5)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/comm/communicationfile-75587.pdf

Speakers

Cherri Hurst, Weston Heritage Conservation District
Susan Stock
Tina Leslie, Chair, The Junction Heritage Conservation District Board
Uwe Sehmrau, Vice President, The Beach & East Toronto Historical Soc.
Leslie Thompson, Harbour Village Residents Association Heritage Committee
Paul Farrelly, Chair, Toronto East York Community Preservation Board
Councillor Sarah Doucette
Councillor Janet Davis
Councillor Frances Nunziata

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

That the Planning and Growth Management Committee:

 

1.  Request the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to report directly to City Council on means to advance the multi-year heritage work program including consideration of retaining a temporary project manager in 2018 utilizing funding from the City Planning capital budget.

 

2.  That Recommendations 5 and 6 in the letter (December 14, 2017) from the Toronto Preservation Board be adopted.


2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Ana Bail„o (Carried)

That the Planning and Growth Management Committee:

 

1.  Request the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning to review the proposed expanded area bound by Elm Street, Springmount Avenue, Macdonald Avenue, Pine Street and Church Street prior to commencing the Weston Phase 2 Heritage Conservation District Study and bring forward a study authorization report to revise the boundary should the area merit study as a heritage conservation district, no later than the first quarter of 2019.


3 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

4a - Prioritization of Outstanding Heritage Conservation District Studies and Interim Protective Measures

Origin

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

Summary

The Toronto Preservation Board on December 14, 2017 considered a report (November 30, 2017) from the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning on Prioritization of Outstanding Heritage Conservation District Studies and Interim Protective Measures.

Background Information

(December 14, 2017) Letter from the Toronto Preservation Board on Prioritization of Outstanding Heritage Conservation District Studies and Interim Protective Measures
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-110524.pdf
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council