Agenda

Consolidated



City Council


Meeting No. 43   (Special)   Contact Marilyn Toft, Manager
Meeting Date Friday, November 15, 2013
  Phone 416-392-7032
Start Time 10:40 AM
  E-mail clerk@toronto.ca
Location Council Chamber, City Hall
     


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November 14, 2013


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Routine Matters - Meeting 43
RM43.1

Presentation 

 

 

Ward: All 

Call to Order
Summary

• O Canada

• Moment of Silence

• Declarations of Interest under the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act


RM43.2

Information 

 

 

Ward: All 

Petition
Summary

Members of Council may file petitions.


RM43.3

Presentation 

 

 

Ward: All 

Presentations, Introductions and Announcements
Summary

Various presentations and announcements will be made at the City Council meeting.


RM43.4

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: All 

Review of the Order Paper
Summary

City Council will review the Order Paper.

Background Information
November 15, 2013 Order Paper for Special Meeting 43
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/rm/bgrd/backgroundfile-63808.pdf)


City Council - Meeting 43
CC43.1

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: All 

Reassigning the Powers of the Mayor under Chapter 3, Accountability Officers and Chapter 59, Emergency Management
A vote of 30 Members is required to amend Chapter 3, Accountability Officers.

Bills 1592 and 1593 have been submitted on this Item.
Recommendations

That City Council:

 

1.         Amend Chapter 59, Emergency Management to provide that the Deputy Mayor assume those powers and duties that have been delegated by City Council to the Mayor under its own authority, to be in effect until November 30, 2014.

 

2.         Amend the selection process provisions of Chapter 3, Accountability Officers, to provide that the selection panels are appointed by the Deputy Mayor and chaired by the Deputy Mayor or the Deputy Mayor's designate, to be in effect until November 30, 2014.

 

3.         Introduce and enact any necessary bills.

Summary

In accordance with the provisions set out in Section 191(b) of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 and Section 27-30 of Chapter 27, Council Procedures of the City of Toronto Municipal Code, a petition signed by 24 Members of Toronto City Council has been submitted to the City Clerk to set the date, time and purpose for a special meeting of City Council.

 

The motion outlined in the petition proposes to reassign the powers of the Mayor under Chapter 3, Accountability Officers, and Chapter 59, Emergency Management, to the Deputy Mayor until November 30, 2014.

Background Information
Petition under s. 27-30 of the City of Toronto Council Procedures bearing the names and signatures of 24 Members of City Council
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-63792.pdf)

(November 15, 2013) Office of Emergency Management - List of EOC Activations, 2010-2013, submitted by the Deputy City Manager (CC43.1a)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-63809.pdf)


Bills and By-laws - Meeting 43
BL43.1

ACTION 

 

 

Ward: All 

Introduction and Enactment of Bills for the Special Meeting
Summary

City Council will introduce and enact any necessary Bills for this special meeting.

Background Information
(November 19, 2013) Consolidated By-law Index for November 15, 2013 Special City Council Meeting 43
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/bl/bgrd/backgroundfile-63769.htm)