Item - 2021.MM34.51

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 8, 2021 with amendments.

MM34.51 - Getting the Band Back Together: A Pathway Forward for Musical Performance on Patios - by Councillor Brad Bradford, seconded by Councillor Ana Bail„o

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Wards:
9 - Davenport, 14 - Toronto - Danforth, 19 - Beaches - East York

City Council Decision

City Council on June 8 and 9, 2021, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council authorize the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards, in consultation with any relevant divisions, to develop and implement a scoped pilot for amplified live performances by musicians on patios in the public right of way located within Ward 14, Ward 19 and Ward 9 for implementation in summer 2021, as public health measures permit.

 

2. City Council direct the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards to develop and implement the pilot program in Part 1 above, in consultation with the local Ward Councillors, public health guidance, and music, restaurant and local business sector stakeholders, and to report back to the relevant committee with data and results of the pilot at an appropriate juncture.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Introduce Motion without Notice moved by Councillor Brad Bradford (Carried)

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

  

Getting the Band Back Together: A Pathway Forward for Musical Performance on Patios 

 

Reason for Urgency:

 

This Motion is urgent because staff need authority and preparation is required in response to the Province of Ontario's accelerated timeline for transition into Stage One reopening beginning June 11, 2021.


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

That City Council amend Recommendation 1 by inserting the words "Ward 14" so that it now reads as follows:

 

1. City Council authorize the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards, in consultation with any relevant divisions, to develop and implement a scoped pilot for amplified live performances by musicians on patios in the public right of way located within Ward 14, Ward 19 and Ward 9 for implementation in summer 2021, as public health measures permit.


Motion to Adopt Item as Amended (Carried)

Point of Order by Councillor Paula Fletcher

Councillor Fletcher, on a Point of Order, asked whether the recommendations in the Motion were City-wide or for just two Wards.

Ruling by Speaker Frances Nunziata
Speaker Nunziata accepted the Point of Order and ruled that it was for two Wards.

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