Item - 2021.CC35.13

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on July 14, 2021 without amendments and without debate.

CC35.13 - 579-585 Lawrence Avenue West - Zoning By-law Amendment Application - Request for Directions

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted on Consent
Ward:
8 - Eglinton - Lawrence

City Council Decision

City Council on July 14, 15 and 16, 2021, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council adopt the confidential instructions to staff in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (July 2, 2021) from the City Solicitor.

 

2.  City Council authorize the public release of the confidential instructions to staff in Confidential Attachment 1 and Confidential Appendices A and B to the report (July 2, 2021) from the City Solicitor.

 

3.  City Council direct that the balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (July 2, 2021) from the City Solicitor remain confidential at the discretion of the City Solicitor, as it contains advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege.

 

The confidential instructions to staff in Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (July 2, 2021) from the City Solicitor were adopted by City Council and are now public as follows:

 

1.  City Council accept the “without prejudice and confidential” settlement offer as described in Confidential Appendices A and B (the “Settlement Offer”) to the report (July 2, 2021) from the City Solicitor and subject to Parts 2 to 4 below.

 

2.  City Council authorize the City Solicitor and appropriate City Staff to attend the Ontario Land Tribunal (formerly Local Planning Appeal Tribunal) hearing on this matter in support of the Settlement Offer for the lands municipally known as 579 – 585 Lawrence Avenue West.

 

3.  City Council instruct the City Solicitor to request the Ontario Land Tribunal (formerly Local Planning Appeal Tribunal) to withhold its Order on the Zoning By-law Amendment until such time as the Ontario Land Tribunal (formerly Local Planning Appeal Tribunal) has been advised by the City Solicitor that:

 

a.  the proposed Zoning By-law Amendment is in a final form satisfactory to the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, and the City Solicitor;

 

b.  the owner has submitted a revised Functional Servicing Report, including confirmation of water and fire flow, sanitary and storm water capacity, Storm Water Management Report and Hydro-geological Report (“Engineering Reports”) to the satisfaction of the Chief Engineer and Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services, in consultation with the General Manager, Toronto Water; and

 

c.  the owner pays for and constructs any improvements to the municipal infrastructure in connection with the Engineering Reports, to be submitted for review and acceptance by the Chief Engineer and Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services, should it be determined that improvements to such infrastructure are required to support this development arising from the accepted Engineering Reports.

 

4.  City Council authorize and direct City Officials to take the necessary steps to implement City Council's decision.

 

Confidential Appendices A and B to the report (July 2, 2021) from the City Solicitor are now public and can be accessed under Background Information (City Council).

 

The balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (July 2, 2021) from the City Solicitor remains confidential at this time in accordance with the provisions of the City of Toronto Act, 2006, as it contains advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege.  The balance of Confidential Attachment 1 to the report (July 2, 2021) from the City Solicitor will be made public at the discretion of the City Solicitor.

Confidential Attachment - Advice or communications that are subject to solicitor-client privilege and information regarding potential litigation

Background Information (City Council)

(July 2, 2021) Report from the City Solicitor on 579-585 Lawrence Avenue West - Zoning By-law Amendment Application - Request for Directions (CC35.13)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2021/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-168951.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1
Confidential Appendix A - made public on July 26, 2021
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2021/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-168953.pdf
Confidential Appendix B - made public on July 26, 2021
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2021/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-168954.pdf
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council