Item - 2019.MM9.47

Tracking Status

  • City Council considered this item on July 16, 2019 and referred this item to an official or another committee or body. Consult the text of the decision for further information on the referral.

MM9.47 - Diverting Coffee Pods from Landfills - by Councillor Michael Ford, seconded by Councillor Joe Cressy

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Referred
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on July 16, 17 and 18, 2019, referred Motion MM9.47 to the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services for consideration.

Background Information (City Council)

Communications (City Council)

(July 17, 2019) E-mail from Nicole Corrado (MM.New.MM9.47.1)
(July 18, 2019) Letter from Councillor Michael Ford, Ward 1 Etobicoke North (MM.New.MM9.47.2)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/mm/comm/communicationfile-96225.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Introduce Motion without Notice moved by Councillor Michael Ford (Carried)

That Councillor Michael Ford be permitted to add to the agenda of today's meeting an urgent Motion without Notice concerning: 

 

Diverting Coffee Pods from Landfills

 

Reason for Urgency:

 

This Motion is urgent as inaction on this issue will potentially lead to hundreds of lost jobs in Etobicoke.

Vote (Introduce Motion without Notice) Jul-16-2019 5:48 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds full Council Required - Add urgent motion - Ford
Total members that voted Yes: 20 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 4 Members that voted No are Shelley Carroll, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Gord Perks, Jaye Robinson
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Paula Fletcher, Cynthia Lai

1 - Motion to Refer Item moved by Councillor Gord Perks (Carried)

That City Council refer Motion MM9.47 to the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services for consideration.

Vote (Refer Item) Jul-18-2019 6:34 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM9.47 - Refer the item - Perks
Total members that voted Yes: 14 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 3 Members that voted No are Stephen Holyday, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair)
Total members that were Absent: 9 Members that were absent are Brad Bradford, Mike Colle, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Jim Karygiannis, James Pasternak, Michael Thompson, John Tory

Point of Order by Councillor Gord Perks

Councillor Perks, rising on a Point of Order, stated that when the Motion without Notice was introduced, the reason given for the urgency was existing jobs at stake. Councillor Perks further stated that he read through the Motion without Notice and did not find any reference at all to existing jobs, and therefore no reason why it was urgent.  

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and ruled that Councillor Perks might like to hold the Item down.


Point of Order by Councillor Michael Ford

Councillor Ford, rising on a Point of Order stated that Council voted to add the Item to the agenda.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and ruled that Councillor Ford was correct.

Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council