Item - 2018.PG27.6

Tracking Status

PG27.6 - Request for Direction of Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Appeals of Official Plan Amendment 231 and Ice Arena Permissions

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

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

 

1.  City Council adopt the confidential instructions to staff in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (February 5, 2018) from the City Solicitor.

 

2.  City Council authorize the public release of:

 

a.  the recommendations in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (February 5, 2018) from the City Solicitor with the balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (February 5, 2018) from the City Solicitor to remain confidential, as it contains advice subject to solicitor-client privilege; and

 

b.  Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (February 5, 2018) from the City Solicitor.

 

The confidential instructions to staff in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (February 5, 2018) from the City Solicitor were adopted by City Council and are now public, as follows:

 

1. City Council instruct the City Solicitor to seek a modification to OPA 231 from the Ontario Municipal Board substantially in accordance with Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (February 5, 2018) from the City Solicitor in order to remove permissions for ice arenas in Employment Areas.

 

The balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (February 5, 2018) from the City Solicitor remains confidential in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it pertains to litigation or potential litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies or corporations and it contains advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege.

 

Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (February 5, 2018) from the City Solicitor is now public and can be accessed under Background Information (City Council).

Confidential Attachment - Litigation or potential litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies or corporations and advice subject to solicitor-client privilege.

Background Information (Committee)

(February 5, 2018) Report from the City Solicitor on Request for Direction of OMB Appeals of Official Plan Amendment 231 and Ice Arena Permissions
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-112658.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - Confidential Instructions to Staff and Confidential Advice Subject to Solicitor-Client Privilege
Confidential Attachment 2 - Confidential Information

Background Information (City Council)

Confidential Attachment 2 - made public on April 5, 2018
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-113844.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Mar-27-2018 10:05 AM

Result: Carried Majority Required - PG27.6 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 33 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Christin Carmichael Greb, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, David Shiner, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Mark Grimes
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Justin J. Di Ciano, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Jim Karygiannis, Chin Lee, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza

PG27.6 - Request for Direction of Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Appeals of Official Plan Amendment 231 and Ice Arena Permissions

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

Confidential Attachment - Litigation or potential litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies or corporations and advice subject to solicitor-client privilege.

Committee Recommendations

The Planning and Growth Management Committee recommends that:

 

1.  City Council adopt the confidential instructions to staff in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (February 5, 2018) from the City Solicitor.

 

2.  If the confidential instructions in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (February 5, 2018) from the City Solicitor are adopted, City Council authorize the public release of:

 

a.  the recommendations contained in Confidential Attachment 1, to the report (February 5, 2018) from the City Solicitor with the remainder of Confidential Attachment 1 to remain confidential, as it contains advice subject to solicitor-client privilege; and

 

b.  Confidential Attachment 2 to the report (February 5, 2018) from the City Solicitor.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Planning and Growth Management Committee recessed its public session to meet in closed session to consider this item as it relates to litigation or potential litigation that affects the city or one of its agencies or corporations and contains advice subject to solicitor-client privilege.

Origin

(February 5, 2018) Report from the City Solicitor

Summary

City Council adopted Official Plan Amendment No. 231 (OPA 231) regarding Employment Areas in December 2013. OPA 231 is currently under appeal before the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB).  The OMB has scheduled July 9 to 13, 2017 to hear the remaining appeals regarding contested uses in Employment Areas.  This report requests direction from City Council for the OMB hearing respecting the permission for ice arenas within Employment Areas.

Background Information

(February 5, 2018) Report from the City Solicitor on Request for Direction of OMB Appeals of Official Plan Amendment 231 and Ice Arena Permissions
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/pg/bgrd/backgroundfile-112658.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - Confidential Instructions to Staff and Confidential Advice Subject to Solicitor-Client Privilege
Confidential Attachment 2 - Confidential Information

Motions

Motion to Meet in Closed Session moved by Councillor John Campbell (Carried)

4:20 - That the Planning and Growth Management Committee recessed its public session to meet in closed session to consider Item PG27.6 as it relates to litigation or potential litigation that affects the City or one of its agencies or corporations and relates to advice subject to solicitor-client privilege.


Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor John Campbell (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council