Item - 2019.MM2.3

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 30, 2019 with amendments.

MM2.3 - Community Environment Days - Don't Divide 3 by 2 - by Councillor Paula Fletcher, seconded by Councillor Mike Layton

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on January 30 and 31, 2019, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services to provide each City Councillor the opportunity to host a second Community Environment Day and to undertake the administrative process of booking one additional Community Environment Day per Ward for Councillors who request it, in preparation for the 2019 season, with the implementation of the days pending the outcome of the 2019 Budget process.

 

2.  City Council direct the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services to revise the Community Environment Day booking policy, such that events can be booked on any day of the week and not restricted to weekends.

 

3.  City Council direct that the opportunity for City Councillors to host a second Community Environment Day become the new City of Toronto standard.

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM2.3
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-123810.pdf
(January 29, 2019) Fiscal Impact Statement from the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-124147.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM2.3 be referred to the Infrastructure and Environment Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Jan-31-2019 2:08 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM2.3 - Waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 18 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday, Jaye Robinson
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Anthony Perruzza, John Tory

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Carried)

That City Council amend Recommendation 1 in Motion MM2.3 by deleting the words "in their Ward during 2019" and adding the words "and to undertake the administrative process of booking one additional Community Environment Day per Ward for Councillors who request it, in preparation for the 2019 season, with the implementation of the days pending the outcome of the 2019 Budget process" so that Recommendation 1 now reads as follows:

 

1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services to provide each City Councillor the opportunity to host a second Community Environment Day and to undertake the administrative process of booking one additional Community Environment Day per Ward for Councillors who request it, in preparation for the 2019 season, with the implementation of the days pending the outcome of the 2019 Budget process.

Vote (Amend Item) Jan-31-2019 3:52 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM2.3 - Fletcher - motion 1
Total members that voted Yes: 21 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday, Denzil Minnan-Wong
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Mike Colle, Kristyn Wong-Tam

2 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Stephen Holyday (Lost)

That:

 

1. City Council delete the recommendations in Motion MM2.3:

 

Recommendations to be deleted:

 

1.  City Council direct the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services to provide each City Councillor the opportunity to host a second Community Environment Day in their Ward during 2019.

 

2.  City Council direct that the opportunity for City Councillors to host a second Community Environment Day become the new City of Toronto standard.

 

and insert the following new recommendation:

 

1. City Council cancel all community environment days.

Vote (Amend Item) Jan-31-2019 3:51 PM

Result: Lost Majority Required - MM2.3 - Holyday - motion 2
Total members that voted Yes: 1 Members that voted Yes are Stephen Holyday
Total members that voted No: 22 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, 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 were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Mike Colle, Michael Ford, Kristyn Wong-Tam

3 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor James Pasternak (Carried)

That City Council direct the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services to revise the Community Environment Day booking policy, such that events can be booked on any day of the week and not restricted to weekends.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item as Amended) Jan-31-2019 3:53 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM2.3 - Adopt the Item as amended
Total members that voted Yes: 21 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday, Denzil Minnan-Wong
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Mike Colle, Kristyn Wong-Tam

Motion to End Debate moved by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Lost)

That in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, City Council end the debate on Item MM2.3 and take the vote immediately.

Vote (End Debate) Jan-31-2019 3:48 PM

Result: Lost Two-Thirds Required - MM2.3 - End debate
Total members that voted Yes: 9 Members that voted Yes are Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Mark Grimes, Cynthia Lai, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Gord Perks, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 12 Members that voted No are Paul Ainslie, Brad Bradford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, John Tory
Total members that were Absent: 5 Members that were absent are Mike Colle, Michael Ford, Jennifer McKelvie, Jaye Robinson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council