In accordance with Section 27-24 and Section 27-26 of Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 27, Council Procedures, the City Clerk is issuing notice of the following:

First Meeting of City Council December 4, 5 and 13


Tuesday, December 4, 2018

First Meeting of City Council

2:00 pm, Council Chamber


-       to conduct ceremonial business and elect a Speaker and Deputy Speaker

-       seating in the public gallery will be reserved for invited guests only

-       additional unreserved seating will be available in Committee Room 1

-       this session, and all meetings of City Council will be streamed live at


Wednesday, December 5, 2018

First Meeting continues

9:30 am, Council Chamber


-       to consider a report from the City Manager and City Clerk on impacts of the reduction of the size of Council on governance structures and processes including the committee structure, community council boundaries, members appointments and amendments to the Council Procedures; and

-       to introduce and enact bills


Thursday, December 13, First Meeting continues

9:30 am, Council Chamber


-       to consider the report of the Striking Committee on Member appointments and the 2019 meeting schedule

-       to consider urgent business from City Officials

-       to consider Member motions

-       to introduce and enact bills


The following additional meetings have also been scheduled:


Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Community Councils

9:30 am, Toronto City Hall (meeting rooms to be announced)


-       the community councils, yet to be formally established by City Council at its December 5 session, will meet to elect their chairs and vice chairs.

-       no other business will be considered.


Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Striking Committee

9:30 am, Committee Room 1


-       to consider Member preferences for appointments to committees, local boards and other bodies; and

-       to consider the 2019 schedule of meetings.


Agenda closings and distribution:


The agenda closing and distribution dates for the first meeting are as follows:


December 5 session:

-       agenda materials, including bills, due by Monday, November 26, 2018 at 4:30 pm

-       agenda to be distributed on Wednesday, November 28, 2018


December 13 session:

-       agenda materials, including officials' reports, member motions and bills, due by Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 4:30 pm

-       agenda materials to be distributed on Monday, December 10, 2018




The following meetings, originally scheduled by City Council, are cancelled:


December 5, 2018 - Striking Committee


December 6, 2018 - Community Councils


December 7, 2018 - Executive Committee



To view the most up to date schedule of meetings, which incorporates the above, please visit