Decisions

 



Subcommittee to Review Billy Bishop Airport Consultant Reports


Meeting No. 2   Contact Rosalind Dyers, Committee Administrator
Meeting Date Tuesday, December 3, 2013
  Phone 416-392-7033
Start Time 9:30 AM
  E-mail teycc@toronto.ca
Location Council Chamber, City Hall
  Chair   Councillor Mike Layton  


The Decision Document and Decision Summary are for preliminary reference purposes only.  Please refer to the Minutes for the official record.

 

Minutes Confirmed - Meeting of November 7, 2013

TY2.1 

ACTION 

Amended 

 

Ward: 20, 28 

Discussion of Consultants' Reports Related to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
Subcommittee Decision

The Subcommittee to Review Billy Bishop Airport Consultant Reports requested:

 

1.         The City Solicitor to read and review the Lake Ontario Waterkeeper Legal Brief (December 3, 2013) and submit a report directly to City Council on December 16, 2013, on the issues raised in this Brief.

 

2.         The Acting Director, Waterfront Secretariat, to:

 

i.          Create diagrams showing the Marine Exclusion Zone expansions on the size of the runway at Billy Bishop Airport spoken to in the Consultant's report and submit them directly to City Council on December 16, 2013.

 

ii.         Contact the Toronto Port Authority and request them to provide the Airport Wildlife Management Plan directly to City Council on December 16, 2013.

Summary

Continuation of discussion of consultants' reports related to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, particularly with respect to issues raised by the Subcommittee at its meeting on November 7, 2013:

 

-           Safety and security issues

-           Parks

-           Health

-           Waterfront Toronto

-           Source water protection and monitoring requirements

-           Impact on land values along the Waterfront

-           The extent of functioning of the Tank Farm

-           Regulations affecting residential proximity to airports

-           Further traffic options needed to address the additional car trips

-           Clarification on the status of the Island Bird Sanctuary.

Background Information
(October 28, 2013) Letter from Councillor Adam Vaughan - Discussion of Consultants' Reports Related to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63987.pdf)

(July 3, 2013) EX33.18 - Update on Request from Porter Airlines for Exemption to Commercial Jet Ban at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63995.pdf)

(September 24, 2013) EX34.14 - Further Update on Request from Porter Airlines for Exemption to Commercial Jet Ban at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63996.pdf)

(June 26, 2013) Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - Porter Airlines Proposal Review - Interim Results/Findings - Prepared by AirBiz Aviation Strategies Ltd. - Part 1
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63997.pdf)

(June 26, 2013) Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - Porter Airlines Proposal Review - Interim Results/Findings - Prepared by AirBiz Aviation Strategies Ltd. - Part 2
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63990.pdf)

(June 26, 2013) Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - Porter Airlines Proposal Review - Interim Results/Findings - Prepared by AirBiz Aviation Strategies Ltd. - Part 3
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63991.pdf)

(June 26, 2013) Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - Porter Airlines Proposal Review - Interim Results/Findings - Prepared by AirBiz Aviation Strategies Ltd. - Part 4
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63992.pdf)

(August 29, 2013) Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport - Porter Airlines Proposal Review - Interim Results and Findings Addendum - Prepared by AirBiz Aviation Strategies Ltd.
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63998.pdf)

(August 27, 2013) Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Review - Preliminary Land Use Evaluation - Prepared by Urban Strategies Inc.
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63999.pdf)

(June 26, 2013) Economic Impact Considerations of an Expanded Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - Prepared by HLT Advisory
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-64000.pdf)

(August 26, 2013) Porter Airlines Runway Extension Proposal Review - Coastal Processes and Environments - Prepared by CH2M Hill Canada Limited - Part 1
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63988.pdf)

(August 26, 2013) Porter Airlines Runway Extension Proposal Review - Coastal Processes and Environments - Prepared by CH2M Hill Canada Limited - Part 2
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63993.pdf)

(August 26, 2013) Porter Airlines Runway Extension Proposal Review - Coastal Processes and Environments - Prepared by CH2M Hill Canada Limited - Part 3
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63994.pdf)

Toronto City Centre Airport - Chronology and Planning Issues Summary
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-63989.pdf)

(November 7, 2013) TY1.2 - November 7, 2013 Decision of the Subcommittee to Review Billy Bishop Airport Consultant Reports
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-64002.pdf)

Communications
(November 13, 2013) E-mail from Richard Reinert (TY.Supp.TE2.1.1)
(November 8, 2013) E-mail from Peter Ashby (TY.Supp.TE2.1.2)
(November 8, 2013) E-mail from Stefani Brown (TY.Supp.TY2.1.3)
(November 10, 2013) E-mail from John LeMay (TY.Supp.TY2.1.4)
(November 11, 2013) E-mail from Erin Carey (TY.Supp.TY2.1.5)
(November 10, 2013) E-mail from Wadoodi Tribe (TY.Supp.TY2.1.6)
(November 8, 2013) E-mail from Michael Holloway (TY.Supp.TY2.1.7)
(November 19, 2013) E-mail from Doug Green (TY.Supp.TY2.1.8)
(November 26, 2013) E-mail from Ann Vanderhoof (TY.Supp.TY2.1.9)
(November 28, 2013) E-mail from Reena Lalla (TY.Supp.TY2.1.10)
(November 26, 2013) E-mail from John F. Ross (TY.Supp.TY2.1.11)
(November 26, 2013) E-mail from Rosalind Ross (TY.Supp.TY2.1.12)
(November 27, 2013) E-mail from Conrad Hall (TY.Supp.TY2.1.13)
(November 29, 2013) E-mail from Michael Colgrass (TY.Supp.TY2.1.14)
(November 30, 2013) E-mail from Elizabeth and Michael Martin (TY.New.TY2.1.15)
(December 2, 2013) E-mail from Francine Ruggles (TY.New.TY2.1.16)
(December 1, 2013) E-mail from Estelle Doyle (TY.New.TY2.1.17)
(December 2, 2013) E-mail from Hamish Wilson (TY.New.TY2.1.18)
(December 2, 2013) Letter from William Roberts, Chair, Confederation of Resident and Ratepayer Associations in Toronto (TY.New.TY2.1.19)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/comm/communicationfile-41997.pdf)

(December 2, 2013) E-mail from Adrienne Young (TY.New.TY2.1.20)
(December 2, 2013) E-mail from John Alexopoulos (TY.New.TY2.1.21)
(December 3, 2013) E-mail from Eddie Ho (TY.New.TY2.1.22)
(December 3, 2013) E-mail from Kevin Allis (TY.New.TY2.1.23)
(December 3, 2013) E-mail from Kevin Allis (TY.New.TY2.1.24)
(December 3, 2013) E-mail from Kevin Allis (TY.New.TY2.1.25)
(December 3, 2013) Submission from Teresa Ascencao, Citizens for a Healthy Toronto Waterfront (TY.New.TY2.1.26)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/comm/communicationfile-42014.pdf)

(December 3, 2013) Letter from Lela Gary (TY.New.TY2.1.27)
(December 3, 2013) Submission from Pippa Feinstein, Articling Student, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper (TY.New.TY2.1.28)
(December 3, 2013) E-mail from Elaine Ellingham (TY.New.TY2.1.29)
Speakers

Pippa Feinstein, Articling Student, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper (Submission Filed)
Robert Rasmussen, Co-Chair, York Quay Neighbourhood Association
Max Moore, Harbourfront Community Association
Teresa Ascencao, Citizens for a Healthy Toronto Waterfront
Jess Dawe
Gautam Malkani
Merilee Wright, National Yacht Club
Braz Menezes, York Quay Neighbourhood Association
Gordon Woodmansey, Transport Action Ontario
Ron Jenkins
Hamish Wilson
John LeMay
Cathie MacDonald
David Sprague, Secretary, Toronto Island Pilots Association
Alex Giannelia, Toronto Island Pilots Association
Brenda Roman


1a Letter of Response from Waterfront Secretariat
Origin
(November 28, 2013) Letter from Acting Director, Waterfront Secretariat
Summary

In response to the request of the Subcommittee in TY1.2 for various staff to attend the December 3, 2013 meeting and for information on the Island Bird Sanctuary.

Background Information
(November 28, 2013) Letter from Fiona Chapman, Acting Director, Waterfront Secretariat - Subcommittee to Review Billy Bishop Airport Consultant Reports
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-64400.pdf)

(November 21, 2013) Attachment - Letter from Nancy Gaffney, Waterfront Specialist, Watershed Management Division, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-64403.pdf)


1b Addition to List of Consultant Reports Under Review - Reports and Background submitted with EX36.7
Origin
(November 28, 2013) Letter from Councillor Adam Vaughan, Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina
Summary

I would like to request that the report EX36.7 - Request to Amend the Tripartite Agreement for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport be added to the list of reports to be reviewed by the subcommittee at its meeting on December 3, 2013.

Background Information
(November 28, 2013) Letter from Councillor Adam Vaughan, Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina - Subcommittee to Review Billy Bishop Airport Consultant Reports Addition of Report EX36.7 to List of Reports Under Review
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-64401.pdf)

Attachment to Councillor Vaughan's Letter - Item EX36.7 Request to Amend the Tripartite Agreement for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
Reports and Background Information submitted with Executive Committee Item EX36.7


1c Addition to List of Consultant Reports Under Review - Reports and Background submitted with HL27.3
Origin
(November 29, 2013) Letter from Councillor Adam Vaughan, Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina
Summary

I would like to request that the report HL27.3 - Health Impacts Associated with Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Expansion be added to the list of reports to be reviewed by the subcommittee at its meeting on December 3, 2013.

Background Information
(November 29, 2013) Letter from Councillor Adam Vaughan, Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina - Subcommittee to Review Billy Bishop Airport Consultant Reports Addition of Report HL27.3 to List of Reports Under Review
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/ty/bgrd/backgroundfile-64428.pdf)

Attachment to Councillor Vaughan's Letter - Item HL27.3 - Health Impacts Associated with Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Expansion
Reports and Background Information submitted with Board of Health Item HL27.3


Meeting Sessions
Session Date Session Type Start Time End Time Public or Closed Session
2013-12-03 Morning 9:45 AM 12:33 PM Public
2013-12-03 Afternoon 1:37 PM 4:15 PM Public
Attendance
Members were present for some or all of the time period indicated.
Date and Time Quorum Members
2013-12-03
09:45 AM - 12:33 PM
(Public Session)
Present Present: Mike Layton (Chair), Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Gord Perks, Adam Vaughan
Not Present: Paula Fletcher
Also present (non-members): Raymond Cho and Peter Leon
2013-12-03
01:37 PM - 04:15 PM
(Public Session)
Present Present: Mike Layton (Chair), Pam McConnell, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Gord Perks, Adam Vaughan
Not Present: Paula Fletcher
Also present (non-members): Mary Fragedakis and Peter Leon