Item - 2023.MM7.4

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on June 14, 2023 without amendments.

MM7.4 - Authorization to Release Section 37 Funds from the Development at 1-25 Defries Street to the Transportation Services Division for the design and construction of a new sidewalk - by Councillor Chris Moise, seconded by Councillor Shelley Carroll

Decision Type:
13 - Toronto Centre

City Council Decision

City Council on June 14 and 15, 2023, adopted the following:


1. City Council increase the 2023-2032 Capital Budget for Transportation Services on a one-time basis by $350,000 gross debt, fully funded by Section 37 community benefits obtained from the development of 1-25 Defries Street (Source Account: XR3026- 3701146), categorized as Service Improvement and Enhancement, for improvements including, but not limited to, implementing a new sidewalk on the west side of the Bayview Avenue between 1-25 Defries Street and Queen Street East (Cost Centre: CTP423-05).


2. City Council direct the General Manager, Transportation to install signage on the construction fencing for this project informing residents of construction project information and estimated timelines and recognizing that the project was funded using Section 37 community benefits.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM7.4 be referred to the Executive Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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