Item - 2018.TE34.54

Tracking Status

TE34.54 - 281-289 Avenue Road - Site Plan Control Application Final Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
22 - St. Paul's

City Council Decision

City Council on July 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 30, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council approve, in principle, the conditions set out in Attachment 7 to the report (March 12, 2018) from the Acting Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District for the proposed 9-storey residential building at 281-289 Avenue Road.

 
2. City Council delegate back to the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning or designate the authority to issue final Site Plan Approval.

 

3.  City Council request the General Manager, Transportation Services to consider all options to encourage the developer of 281-289 Avenue Road to locate its staging area off of Avenue Road, consistent with the Mayor's commitment to limiting the frequency, duration and size of road occupancy permits.

Background Information (Community Council)

(March 12, 2018) Report and Attachments 1 - 7 from the Acting Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - 281-289 Avenue Road - Site Plan Control Application Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-117432.pdf
REVISED 2 Attachment 7
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-117431.pdf

Communications (City Council)

(July 24, 2018) Letter from David Hirsh, Davies Development Corp (CC.New.TE34.54.1)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/cc/comm/communicationfile-87078.pdf

Motions (City Council)

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Carried)

That:

 

1.  City Council delete Toronto and East York Community Council Recommendation 3:

 

Recommendation to be deleted

 

3.  City Council direct that, notwithstanding any delegation powers given by City Council to the General Manager, Transportation Services in relation to temporarily closing to vehicular and pedestrian traffic any highway or portion of highway during the 2018 City Council break, the General Manager, Transportation Services not be permitted to authorize the temporary closure of any northbound traffic lanes on Avenue Road between Cottingham Street and Macpherson Avenue to pedestrian and vehicular traffic from July 26, 2018 to January 31, 2019 for construction, repair or improvement work which is privately initiated other than by a utility company with statutory rights or a municipal access agreement with the City of Toronto allowing occupancy of the highway.

 

2.  City Council request the General Manager, Transportation Services to consider all options to encourage the developer of 281-289 Avenue Road to locate its staging area off of Avenue Road, consistent with the Mayor's commitment to limiting the frequency, duration and size of road occupancy permits.

Vote (Amend Item) Jul-27-2018 2:42 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - TE34.54 - De Baeremaeker - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 23 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi
Total members that voted No: 11 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Christin Carmichael Greb, Joe Cressy, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Miganoush Megardichian, Gord Perks, David Shiner, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that were Absent: 11 Members that were absent are Vincent Crisanti, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, John Tory, Jonathan Tsao

Vote (Amend Item) Jul-27-2018 2:44 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - TE34.54 - Debaeremaeker - motion 1 REVOTE
Total members that voted Yes: 25 Members that voted Yes are Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, John Campbell, Josh Colle, Gary Crawford, Vincent Crisanti, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Justin J. Di Ciano, Frank Di Giorgio, Paula Fletcher, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Norman Kelly, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 11 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Christin Carmichael Greb, Joe Cressy, Janet Davis, Sarah Doucette, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Miganoush Megardichian, Joe Mihevc, Gord Perks, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 9 Members that were absent are John Filion, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, John Tory, Jonathan Tsao

Motion to Reconsider Vote moved by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker (Carried)

That in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council reconsider the vote on motion 1 by Councillor De Baeremaeker.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Point of Privilege by Councillor Janet Davis

Councillor Davis, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that she wished to vote in the negative on the motion to re-open Item TE34.54.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and ruled that she had already taken the vote to adopt the Item and Councillor Davis had not asked for a recorded vote.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Mike Layton

Councillor Layton, rising on a Point of Privilege stated that the Speaker had asked Councillor De Baeremaeker three times to stop speaking while the Speaker was making her ruling.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and ruled that Councillor De Baeremaeker should stop speaking while she rules on Councillor Davis' Point of Privilege.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Joe Cressy

Councillor Cressy, rising on a Point of Privilege stated that if a Councillor moves a motion to re-open an Item in another Councillor's Ward, Members should be given time to consider the motion before voting.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and ruled that she had called the vote to re-open and no Member asked for a recorded vote.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Janet Davis

Councillor Davis, rising on a Point of Privilege stated that the Speaker did not ask Members whether they were opposed to the motion to re-open the item.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and ruled that if a Member wishes to vote to oppose a motion, they need to request that the vote be recorded.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker

Councillor De Baeremaeker, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that Councillor Matlow should withdraw his remark that the applicant is a "bully" and apologize to the applicant, as the applicant was simply following City staff advice.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and asked Councillor Matlow to withdraw his remark. Councillor Matlow said that he would not withdraw his remark.


Point of Privilege by Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker

Councillor De Baeremaeker, rising on a Point of Privilege, stated that Councillor Matlow should withdraw his remark that Council would capitulate to the developer by adopting City staff recommendations. 

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Privilege and ruled that Council would move on with its business.

TE34.54 - 281-289 Avenue Road - Site Plan Control Application Final Report

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Ward:
22 - St. Paul's

Community Council Recommendations

The Toronto and East York Community Council recommends that:

 

1. City Council approve, in principle, the conditions set out in Attachment 7 to report (March 12, 2018) for the proposed 9-storey residential building at 281-289 Avenue Road.

 
2. City Council delegate back to the Acting Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning or designate the authority to issue final Site Plan Approval.

 

3.  City Council direct that, notwithstanding any delegation powers given by City Council to the General Manager, Transportation Services in relation to temporarily closing to vehicular and pedestrian traffic any highway or portion of highway during the 2018 City Council break, the General Manager, Transportation Services not be permitted to authorize the temporary closure of any northbound traffic lanes on Avenue Road between Cottingham Street and Macpherson Avenue to pedestrian and vehicular traffic from July 26, 2018 to January 31, 2019 for construction, repair or improvement work which is privately initiated other than by a utility company with statutory rights or a municipal access agreement with the City of Toronto allowing occupancy of the highway.

Origin

(March 12, 2018) Report from the Acting Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District

Summary

This application proposes to construct a new 9-storey residential building containing 36 dwelling units at 281-289 Avenue Road. At the request of the local Councillor, staff were directed to report to City Council, through Toronto and East York Community Council, as per the 'bump up' provision in By-law No. 438-2000 for Site Plan Control applications.

 

This report reviews and recommends approval, in principle, of the Site Plan Control application for 281-289 Avenue Road.

Background Information

(March 12, 2018) Report and Attachments 1 - 7 from the Acting Director, Community Planning, Toronto and East York District - 281-289 Avenue Road - Site Plan Control Application Final Report
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-117432.pdf
REVISED 2 Attachment 7
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2018/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-117431.pdf

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Josh Matlow (Carried)

That:

 

1.  City Council direct that, notwithstanding any delegation powers given by City Council to the General Manager of Transportation Services in relation to temporarily closing to vehicular and pedestrian traffic any highway or portion of highway during the 2018 City Council break, the General Manager not be permitted to authorize the temporary closure of any northbound traffic lanes on Avenue Road between Cottingham Street and Macpherson Avenue to pedestrian and vehicular traffic from July 26, 2018 to January 31, 2019 for construction, repair or improvement work which is privately initiated other than by a utility company with statutory rights or a municipal access agreement with the City of Toronto allowing occupancy of the highway.


2 - Motion to Adopt Minutes moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council