Item - 2019.CC1.27

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on December 4, 2018 without amendments.
  • See also By-law 72-2019

CC1.27 - Appointment of a Deputy City Manager

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on December 4, 5 and 13, 2018, adopted the following:


1.  City Council appoint Tracey Cook to the position of Deputy City Manager for the City of Toronto, with such appointment to be effective January 30, 2019, subject to an agreement of employment terms prior to this date, with all the powers and duties imposed upon the Deputy City Manager by Chapter 169, City Officials, of the City of Toronto Municipal Code.


2.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce the necessary Bills to give effect to City Council's decision.


3.  City Council authorize the public release of Tracey Cook's biography.


The following biography for Tracey Cook is now public:


Curriculum Vitae Summary


Employment History


2012 - present                                  City of Toronto

                                                         Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards


2009 - 2012                                       Securitas Security Services

                                                          Vice President, Greater Toronto Area


2002 - 2009                                       Coca - Cola Bottling Company

                                                          Director, Canadian Field Security Operations


1984 - 2002                                       Toronto Police Service





EMBA, Queen's University, Kingston ON (Convocation 2019)

Certificate in Public Sector Leadership   Queen's University, Kingston ON 2016

Certificate in Business Management       Ryerson University, Toronto ON 1998

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

City Council recessed its public session and met as Committee of the Whole in closed session on December 13, 2018 to consider confidential information on this Item as it relates to personal matters about an identifiable person.

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable person

Background Information (City Council)

(December 12, 2018) Report from the City Manager on Appointment of a Deputy City Manager (CC1.27)
Confidential Attachment 1
(December 6, 2018) Report from the City Manager on Appointment of a Deputy City Manager - Notice of Pending Report

Motions (City Council)

Report of Committee of the Whole

December 13, 2018 at 8:04 p.m. - Speaker Nunziata advised that City Council had completed its closed session consideration of Item CC1.27 headed "Appointment of a Deputy City Manager".  No motions were placed in the closed session.  City Council would now proceed with the public debate on the Item.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Dec-13-2018 8:05 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC1.27 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 22 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 4 Members that were absent are Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Mark Grimes, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Source: Toronto City Clerk at