Item - 2023.MM5.42
- City Council adopted this item on March 29, 2023 without amendments.
MM5.42 - Accepting an in-kind donation to convert the outdoor basketball courts into fully accessible courts at Confederation Park Ward 24 - by Councillor Paul Ainslie, seconded by Deputy Mayor Jennifer McKelvie
- Decision Type:
- 24 - Scarborough - Guildwood
City Council Decision
City Council on March 29, 30 and 31, 2023, adopted the following:
1. City Council authorize the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to accept the in-kind donation up to $500,000.00 from Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities for the purposes of upgrades to the current basketball courts to inclusive accessible outdoor basketball courts at Confederation Park, in compliance with the Donations to the City of Toronto for Community Benefits Policy.
2. City Council authorize the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to negotiate, enter into, and execute a construction and donation agreement with Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities for the purpose of enhancing the outdoor basketball courts at Confederation Park, on terms and conditions acceptable to the General Manager of Parks, Forestry and Recreation, in a form and content satisfactory to the City Solicitor, and in compliance with City policies applicable to capital projects.
Background Information (City Council)
Motions (City Council)
That Councillor Ainslie be permitted to add to the agenda of today's meeting an urgent Motion without Notice concerning:
Accepting an in-kind donation to convert the outdoor basketball courts into fully accessible courts at Confederation Park Ward 24
Reason for Urgency:
This motion is urgent as planning and construction is scheduled to start in spring 2023 to fulfill the obligations of the charity.