Minutes

Confirmed on
March 25, 2015



Executive Committee


Meeting No. 3   (Special)   Contact Jennifer Forkes, Committee Administrator
Meeting Date Monday, March 2, 2015
  Phone 416-392-4666
Start Time 9:30 AM
  E-mail exc@toronto.ca
Location Committee Room 1, City Hall
  Chair   Mayor John Tory  

EX3.1

ACTION 

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

2015 Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Water and 2015 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees
Public Notice Given
Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

Rates and Fees:

 

1.         City Council adopt, effective March 13, 2015:

 

a.         the combined water and wastewater consumption rates charged to metered consumers as shown below and in Appendix B to the report (January 13, 2015) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water:

 

Annual Consumption

Paid on or before the due date, $/m3

Paid after the due date, $/m3

Block 1 - All consumers, including Industrial consumption of first 6,000 m3

("Block 1 rate")

3.1945

3.3626

Block 2 - Industrial process – use water consumption over 6,000 m3, representing 30% reduction from the Block 1 Rate ("Block 2 rate')

2.2361

2.3537

 

b.         an increase of 8% to the water and wastewater consumption rates charged to flat rate consumers, as set out in Appendix B to the report (January 13, 2015) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

c.         the water and wastewater service fees, as set out in Appendix C to the report (January 13, 2015) from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water;

 

d.         the deletion of the Revenue Services fee of $25.50 for water certification, Ref. No. 34, Chapter 441– Fees and Charges, Appendix D, Schedule 2, Water Services; and

 

e.         the water rebate for eligible low-income seniors and low-income disabled persons be set at a rate of $0.9584 /m3, representing a 30% reduction from the Block 1 rate (paid on or before the due date).

 

2.         City Council adopt the following policies with respect to reserve and reserve fund adequacy:

 

a.         the Water Stabilization Reserve (XQ1003) maintain a maximum balance of $12.9 million, with any excess amount to be transferred to the Water Capital Reserve Fund (XR6003); and

 

b.         the Wastewater Stabilization Reserve (XQ1004) maintain a maximum balance of $17.1 million, with any excess amount to be transferred to the Wastewater Capital Reserve Fund (XR6004).

 

3.         City Council authorize that the necessary amendments be made to Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges, Municipal Code Chapter 849 - Water and Sewage Services and Utility Bill, and Municipal Code Chapter 681- Sewers, and any other necessary Municipal Code Chapters as may be required, to give effect to Recommendations 1 and 2 above.

 

Capital Budget:

 

4.         City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Toronto Water with a total project cost of $1.121 billion, and 2015 cash flow of $782.403 million and future year commitments of $2.983 billion comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          286 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $1.121 billion that requires cash flow of $42.771 million in 2015 and increases in future year cash flow commitments of $218.605 million in 2016; $227.416 million for 2017; $173.716 million for 2018; $111.014 million for 2019; $129.441 million for 2020; $119.762 million for 2021; $29.548 million for 2022; $28.368 million for 2023 and $39.930 million for 2024; and

 

ii.         219 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $683.650 million; and future years cash flow commitments of $630.161 million in 2016; $527.741 million for 2017; $294.364 million for 2018; $186.100 million for 2019; $91.861 million for 2020; $65.631 million for 2021; $56.959 million for 2022; and $52.152 million for 2023.

 

5.         City Council the 2014 approved cash flow for 122 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $55.982 million.

 

6.         City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Water totalling $7.275 billion in project estimates, comprised of $149.421 million in 2016; $309.883 million for 2017; $704.947 million for 2018; $934.350 million for 2019; $992.975 million for 2020; $1.063 billion for 2021; $1.085 billion for 2022; $1,001.498 billion for 2023; and $1.034 billion in 2024.

 

7.         City Council consider the operating costs of $0.820 million net in the 2015, ($898.2 million) net in 2016; ($0.121 million) net in 2017; $5.895 million net in 2018; $5.895 million net in 2019; $2.504 million net in 2020; and $0.050 million net in 2021 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

8.         City Council approve 3 temporary capital positions for the delivery of new 2015 capital projects and that the duration for each temporary position not exceed the life and funding of its respective project / sub-project.

 

9.         City Council request the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer in consultation with the General Manager, Toronto Water to advance the 2016 cashflow for the Basement Flooding projects into 2015, should it become evident that greater than planned volume of work can be completed, and that the 2016 – 2024 budgeted cash flows be adjusted accordingly as part of the 2016 Budget process.

 

10.       City Council request General Manager, Toronto Water to report back with an update on the state of good repair backlog as part of the 2016 Budget Process.

 

Operating Budget:

 

11.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating for Toronto Water of $422.452 million gross, and $658.221 million net in capital-from-current contribution, comprised the following services:

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

Net

($000s)

Water Treatment & Supply

186,712.5

330,608.9

Wastewater Collection & Treatment

213,424.8

346,634.5

Stormwater Management

22,314.4

(19,022)

Total Program Budget

422,451.7

658,221.1

 

12.       City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Toronto Water as outlined on pages 20, 24 and 28 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Water and the associated staff complement of 1,754.65 positions.

 

13.       City Council grant authority to the City Solicitor to introduce any necessary Bills required to implement these recommendations, subject to any necessary refinements, including stylistic, format and organization, as may be identified by the City Solicitor, the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and General Manager, Toronto Water.

 

14.       City Council request the General Manager, Toronto Water, to initiate and expedite the completion of new Basement Flooding Protection Environmental Assessment studies for the remainder of the City, specifically identified as Study Areas 42 through 67 and in the order of priority as shown in Schedule A of the report (December 18, 2014) from the General Manager, Toronto Water.

Origin
(February 20, 2015) Letter from the Budget Committee
Summary
City Council will consider the 2015 Rate Supported Budgets for Toronto Water and the 2015 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees at its meeting on March 10 and 11, 2015.
Background Information
(February 20, 2015) Letter from the Budget Committee on 2015 Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Water and 2015 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77560.htm)

(January 13, 2015) Report and Appendix A from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the General Manager, Toronto Water on 2015 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77554.pdf)

Appendix B - 2015 Water Rates for Metered and Flat Rate Customers
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77555.pdf)

Appendix C - 2015 Water and Wastewater Service Fees
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77556.pdf)

(January 23, 2015) Notice of Public Meeting - 2015 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77548.pdf)

(January 23, 2015) Notice of Public Meeting - 2015 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees - Appendix A - Water and Wastewater Consumption Rates
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77549.pdf)

(January 23, 2015) Notice of Public Meeting - 2015 Water and Wastewater Rates and Service Fees - Appendix B - Water Services Fees
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77550.pdf)

(January 27, 2015) Presentation from Toronto Water - 2015 Recommended Operating Budget, Capital Plan and Water Rate
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77551.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Toronto Water (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77557.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Water (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77558.pdf)

(December 17, 2014) 2015 Capital Budget Briefing Note #1 - Basement Flooding Protection Program - Project List: 2015 to 2019
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77552.pdf)

(December 17, 2014) 2015 Capital Budget Briefing Note #2 - Water Meter Program
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77553.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Capital Budget Briefing Note #6 - Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program (BFPSP)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77545.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Capital Budget Briefing Note #7 - Lead Water Service Replacements
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77547.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Capital Budget Briefing Note #8 - Strengthening Green Infrastructure in Basement Flooding Environmental Assessment and Projects
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77540.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #33 - Mandatory Downspout Disconnection Program (MDDP)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77544.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #34 - Impact of City Policies Enhancing Industrial Competitiveness
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77546.pdf)

(February 13, 2015) 2015 Recommended Operating Budget Rate Supported Programs and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 13, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77541.pdf)

(February 13, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Revised Briefing Note #38 - Water Rate Increases and Economic Competitiveness
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77542.pdf)

(February 13, 2015) 2015 - 2024 Budget Committee Recommended Capital Budget and Plan Rate Supported Program and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 13, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77543.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 - 2024 Budget Committee Recommended Capital Budget and Plan Rate Supported Program and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 20, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77538.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Recommended Operating Budget Rate Supported Programs and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 20, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77539.pdf)

Speakers

Councillor Janet Davis
Councillor Josh Matlow
Councillor Frances Nunziata
Councillor Mike Layton
Councillor Gord Perks

Motions
1 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item)

Mar-02-2015

Result: Carried Majority Required
Yes: 11 Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford, Frank Di Giorgio, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory (Chair) 
No: 0  
Absent: 2 Ana Bail„o, Michael Thompson 

1a Basement Flooding Protection - Infrastructure Upgrades New Study Areas and Progress Update
Origin
(December 18, 2014) Report from the General Manager, Toronto Water
Summary

The purpose of this report is to advise City Council on the city wide expansion of the Basement Flooding Protection Program.  This report details the boundaries of new study areas, the proposed schedule for completion of the new studies, and provides a ward by ward update regarding infrastructure upgrade accomplishments.

Background Information
(December 18, 2014) Report and Schedule A from the General Manager, Toronto Water on Basement Flooding Protection - Infrastructure Upgrades New Study Areas and Progress Update
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77355.pdf)

Schedule B - Ward by Ward Summaries - Environmental Assessment Study and Construction Program Progress
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77356.pdf)


1b Financial Issues Involving Metrolinx - Georgetown South, GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions, and Union Station
Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board
Origin
(March 1, 2015) Report from City Manager anhd the Deputy City Manager Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer
Summary

City staff have just concluded months long discussions with Metrolinx and Provincial officials regarding a number of financial matters involving the parties.

 

1.                  Georgetown South Project

 

Metrolinx is seeking payment from the City for a portion of the direct costs paid by Metrolinx to upgrade rail and municipal infrastructure in the Kitchener GO Rail corridor that includes both the Georgetown South Expansion Project and the Union Pearson Express (the “Georgetown South Project”) as specified in the Confidential Attachment.

 

The payment requested by Metrolinx for the Georgetown South Project represents a share of capital costs paid by Metrolinx during the past few years that provided for new and expanded grade separations, reconstruction of road and rail bridges, and other improvements where City and railway infrastructure overlap. These improvements will permit more frequent rail service in the corridor including operation of the Union Pearson Express. Metrolinx believes the City is responsible to pay a portion of the work pursuant to certain cost-sharing agreements and cost-sharing guidelines which Metrolinx believes are applicable to this work.

 

The City derived benefits from Metrolinx' investments in the Georgetown South Project. Municipal infrastructure, comprised of water, sewer and transportation assets, was upgraded to current standards and the economic life of those assets was renewed. The City also specified various streetscape and public realm improvements that exceeded Metrolinx' scope of work for the Georgetown South Project. Finally, the City derived a benefit from the construction of new grade separations that improve pedestrian and vehicular safety along a rail corridor that will see a significant increase in traffic including all day, two-way GO Rail service and operation of the Union Pearson Express.

The City and Metrolinx have been discussing:

·         the rationale for cost-sharing by the City in a Provincial project;

 

·         the validity and relevance of the previous agreements, orders and guidelines that Metrolinx has relied upon in seeking payment from the City;

 

·         the consequences to both parties if the City contests the application of the agreements, orders and guidelines; and,

 

·         the value of benefits derived by the City including new and upgraded municipal infrastructure.

 

As of the date of this report, tentative agreement has been reached with Metrolinx on the terms and conditions of a cost-sharing agreement for work on the Georgetown South Project. This report and confidential attachment set out:

 

·         the principles upon which a cost-sharing settlement may be reached;

 

·         the rationale for determining the proposed amount and timing of payment by the City in respect of the Georgetown South Project;

 

·         the precedent that this settlement might establish in respect of subsequent cost-sharing requests from Metrolinx for other rail corridors within Toronto, including the announced plans to increase the frequency of rail service and electrify rail operations.

 

2.                  GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions

 

The City and other GTHA municipalities are required by statute to make annual contributions to GO Transit Capital Expansion based on a cost sharing formula. Under an arrangement with the Ministry of Transportation, the City pays a $20 million annual installment in satisfaction of the required annual contribution, through to March 2017.   The payment is not allocated to specific projects but forms part of GO Transit's (now Metrolinx's) sources of capital funding.

 

Staff have indicated to Provincial officials that the City has not included further capital contributions to GO Transit capital expansion in its 2015 – 2024 Capital Budget and Plan, and is seeking to renegotiate the balance of payments to the Province arising from the City's statutory and contractual obligations to contribute to GO Transit Capital Expansion as described in the Confidential Attachment.

 

3.                  Union Station Funding

 

Finally, this report provides an update regarding the Province's response to petitioning for additional funding related to cost sharing/ recovery for the Union Station project. The City requested the following from Metrolinx:

 

·         $15 million in respect of general cost escalation increases of $80 million

·         $20 million in respect of the $40 million cost increase for the North West Path

 

The Province has rejected both requests and will not increase its current contributions to the Union Station project.

 

The City Manager seeks authority from City Council to:

 

·         negotiate and execute an immediate settlement between the City and Metrolinx  in accordance with the terms and conditions  described  in the confidential attachment;

 

·         set aside funds for payment to Metrolinx  in the 2015 – 2024 Capital Budget and Plan as described in  the confidential attachment;

 

·         apply the same cost-sharing principles in future negotiations in respect of other Metrolinx rail corridor improvements; and,

 

·         affirm the suspension of future GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions in the 2015 – 2024 Capital Budget and Plan, and direct the City Manager to continue to negotiate an end, or revision, to any legal obligations to make these contributions.

 

The City Manager will also be seeking to negotiate a new master agreement that resolves outstanding and addresses future joint City/Metrolinx transit capital expansion matters.

Background Information
(March 1, 2015) Report from the City Manager, the Deputy City Manager Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Financial Issues Involving Metrolinx - Georgetown South, GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions, and Union Station
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77644.pdf)

Confidential Attachment - Appendices 1 and 2

EX3.2

ACTION 

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

2015 Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management Services and Recommended 2015 Solid Waste Rates
Public Notice Given

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

Rates and Fees:

 

1.         City Council adopt a 3% (2.25% annualized) increase on all Solid Waste Rates and Fees in 2015 as set out in Appendix A to the report (January 15, 2015) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, to become effective on April 1, 2015.

 

2.         City Council approve the introduction of fees for the sale of Clean Fill from the Green Lane Landfill as set out in Appendix A to the report (January 15, 2015) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer.

 

3.         City Council approve the adjustment of the transfer station Drop and Load Fees to reflect market rates as set out in Appendix A to the report (January 15, 2015) from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer.

 

4.         City Council allow Non-Residential customers that are or will be eligible to participate in the Waste Diversion Rate Waiver Program (adopted by City Council on July 8, 9, 10 and 11, 2014 – Item PW32.19 Waste Diversion Rate Waiver Program for Non-Residential Charitable Sector) and that apply for the waiver in 2015 only, to have such waiver apply retroactively from approval date back to April 1, 2015 regardless of when during 2015 the customer applies for the waiver.

 

Capital Budget:

 

5.         City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Solid Waste Management Services with a total project cost of $11.796 million, and 2015 cash flow of $67.924 million and future year commitments of $231.718 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          40 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $11.796 million that requires increased / (decreased) cash flow of ($53.017 million) in 2015 and future year cash flow commitments of $33.506 million in 2016; $20.623 million in 2017; $11.411 million in 2018; ($2.634 million) in 2019; $0.765 million in 2020; $0.061 million in 2021; $1.206 million in 2022 and ($0.125 million) in 2023;

 

ii.         42 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $85.105 million; and future year cash flow commitments of $53.786 million in 2016; $27.240 million in 2017; $20.820 million in 2018; $18.045 million in 2019; $17.016 million in 2020; $13.389 million in 2021; $13.968 million in 2022 and $2.640 million in 2023; and,

 

iii.        13 sub-projects from previously approved projects with carry forward funding from 2013 and prior years requiring 2015 cash flow of $35.836 million which requires Council to reaffirm its commitment; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 14 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $8.083 million.

 

6.         City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.616 in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $5.152 million in 2016; $7.606 million for 2017; $5.887 million for 2018; $6.431 million for 2019; $5.183 million for 2020; $5.137 million for 2021; $3.394 million for 2022; $2.049 million for 2023; and $1.851 million for 2024 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

7.         City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Solid Waste Management Services totalling $372.114 million in project estimates, comprised of $15.985 million in 2016; $27.980 million for 2017; $67.913 million for 2018; $69.858 million for 2019; $69.116 million for 2020; $48.388 million for 2021; $15.281 million for 2022; $26.774 million for 2023; and $30.819 million in 2024.

 

8.         City Council consider operating costs (or savings) of $0.022 million net in 2015; $0.268 million net in 2016; ($1.143 million) in 2017; ($1.485 million) in 2018; ($1.956 million) in 2019; ($0.155 million) in 2020; ($0.117 million) in 2021; ($0.123 million) in 2022; ($0.122 million) in 2023 and ($0.117 million) in 2024, emanating from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

9.         City Council direct that, pending completion of a capital asset condition assessment, Solid Waste Management staff work with the Financial Planning Division to review the state of good repair of capital assets and report any changes as part of the 2016 Budget process.

 

Operating Budget:

 

10.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Solid Waste Management Services:

 

Service:

Gross ($000)

Net ($000)

City Beautification

33,585.7

32,230.9

Solid Waste Collection & Transfer

115,928.6

(158,340.0)

Solid Waste Processing & Transport

119,941.1

72,548.4

Residual Management

95,105.9

47,336.8

Solid Waste Education & Enforcement

6,223.8

6,223.8

Total Program Budget

370,785.1

0.0

 

11.       City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Solid Waste Management Services as outlined on pages 22, 25, 29, 33 and 36 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget for Solid Waste Management Services, and the associated staff complement of 1,108.7 positions.

 

12.       City Council request the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services consult with the Financial Planning Division to finalize the Solid Waste Management Services performance measures prior to the 2016 Budget Process.

 

13.       City Council request the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to report back to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee prior to the 2016 Budget process on the results of a study regarding price hedging agreements as a means of stabilizing, directly or indirectly, Solid Waste Management Services annual revenue from the sale of its recyclable materials.

 

14.       City Council direct the City Solicitor to submit the necessary bills to City Council required to implement the above recommendations.

Origin
(February 20, 2015) Letter from the Budget Committee
Summary

City Council will consider the 2015 Rate Supported Budgets for Solid Waste Management Services and the Recommended 2015 Solid Waste Rates at its meeting on March 10 and 11, 2015.

Background Information
(February 20, 2015) Letter from the Budget Committee on 2015 Rate Supported Budgets - Solid Waste Management Services and Recommended 2015 Solid Waste Rates
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77561.htm)

(January 15, 2015) Report from the General Manager, Solid Waste Management Services and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Recommended 2015 Solid Waste Rates
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77532.pdf)

Appendix A - Recommended 2015 Solid Waste Rates
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77533.pdf)

(January 23, 2015) Notice of Public Meeting - 2015 Solid Waste Rates
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77529.pdf)

(January 23, 2015) Notice of Public Meeting - 2015 Solid Waste Rates - Appendix A - Proposed 2015 Solid Waste Rates, Fees, and Rebate Changes
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77530.pdf)

(January 27, 2015) Presentation from the Solid Waste Management Services Staff Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77531.pdf)

(January 23, 2015) Revised - 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Solid Waste Management Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77535.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Solid Waste Management Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77534.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #31 - Solid Waste Rate Sustainability Methodology
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77527.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #32 - Toxic Taxi Program and Opportunities for Expansion
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77528.pdf)

(February 13, 2015) 2015 - 2024 Budget Committee Recommended Capital Budget and Plan Rate Supported Program and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 13, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77536.pdf)

(February 13, 2015) 2015 Recommended Operating Budget Rate Supported Programs and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 13, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77537.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 - 2024 Budget Committee Recommended Capital Budget and Plan Rate Supported Program and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 20, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77525.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Recommended Operating Budget Rate Supported Programs and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 20, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77526.pdf)

Speakers

Councillor Gord Perks
Councillor Janet Davis
Councillor Shelley Carroll

Motions
1 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Cesar Palacio (Lost)

That the City Manager report directly to Council on the benefits of and the means to create a Solid Waste Rebate program for low-income seniors and low-income persons with disabilities who meet the eligibility criteria as prescribed in the Municipal Code, Chapter 849 that deals with the Water Rate Rebate program, such report to include the cost of producing this staff report, and the cost of the proposal.


2 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)

That Recommendation 1 be adopted.


Vote (Adopt Item)

Mar-02-2015

Result: Carried Majority Required - Motion 2 - To Adopt Recommendation 1 from the Budget Committee
Yes: 9 Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford, Frank Di Giorgio, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, John Tory (Chair) 
No: 2 Cesar Palacio, David Shiner 
Absent: 2 Ana Bail„o, Michael Thompson 

3 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)

That Recommendations 2 - 14 be adopted.


EX3.3

ACTION 

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

2015 Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Parking Authority
Public Notice Given

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

Capital Budget:

 

1.         City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Toronto Parking Authority with a total project cost of $41.970 million, and 2015 cash flow of $47.725 million and future year commitments of $14.042 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          40 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $41.970 million that requires cash flow of $27.928 million in 2015 and an increase in future year cash flow commitments of $14.042 in 2016.

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 24 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $19.797 million.

 

2.         City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Parking Authority totalling $347.643 million in project estimates, comprised of $60.405 million in 2016; $43.485 million for 2017; $57.312 million for 2018; $33.439 million for 2019; 23.068 million for 2020; $24.297 million for 2021; $31.027 million for 2022; $34.659 million for 2023; and $39.942 million in 2024.

 

3.         City Council consider the operating savings of $1.045 million net in 2016; $4.032 million net in 2017; $2.123 million net in 2018; $0.965 million in 2019; $1.439 million in 2020; $0.850 million in 2021; $0.910 million in 2022; $1.245 million in 2023; and $1.425 million in 2024 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

Operating Budget:

 

4.         City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Parking Authority of $81.984 million gross and ($52.246) million net, for the following services:

 

Gross

Net

Service:

($000s)

($000s)

Off-Street Parking:

67,391.5

(17.526.5)

On-Street Parking:

13,679.2

(34,719.2)

Bike- Share:

913.1

0.0

Total Program Budget

81,983.8

(52,245.7)

 

5.         City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Toronto Parking Authority as outlined on pages 16 and 19 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Parking Authority, and the associated staff complement of 299.40 positions.

 

6.         City Council direct that the appropriate City staff ensure coordination of major transit and transportation or City building capital projects in close consultation with Toronto Parking Authority.

 

7.         City Council receive the report (January 12, 2015) from the President, Toronto Parking Authority, titled, "Toronto Parking Authority - Multi-Year Plan for 'Greening' Surface Parking Lots”.

Origin
(February 20, 2015) Letter from the Budget Committee
Summary

City Council will consider the 2015 Rate Supported Budgets for the Toronto Parking Authority at its meeting on March 10 and 11, 2015.

Background Information
(February 20, 2015) Letter from the Budget Committee on 2015 Rate Supported Budgets - Toronto Parking Authority
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77562.htm)

(January 23, 2015) Notice of Public Meeting - Toronto Parking Authority - 2015 Parking Rate
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77373.pdf)

(January 27, 2015) Presentation from the Toronto Parking Authority - Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77376.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Toronto Parking Authority (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77374.pdf)

(January 23, 2015) Revised 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Parking Authority (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77375.pdf)

(February 13, 2015) 2015 - 2024 Budget Committee Recommended Capital Budget and Plan Rate Supported Program and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 13, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77372.pdf)

(February 13, 2015) 2015 Recommended Operating Budget Rate Supported Programs and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 13, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77377.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 - 2024 Budget Committee Recommended Capital Budget and Plan Rate Supported Program and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 20, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77370.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Recommended Operating Budget Rate Supported Programs and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 20, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77371.pdf)

Motions
1 - Motion to Adopt Item moved by Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That the recommendations of the Budget Committee and the recommendation in the report (January 12, 2015) from the President, Toronto Parking Authority be adopted.


3a Toronto Parking Authority - Multi-Year Plan for 'Greening' Surface Parking Lots
Origin
(January 12, 2015) Report from the President, Toronto Parking Authority
Summary

This report serves to outline the Toronto Parking Authority's multi-year plan to retrofit and apply the design guidelines outlined in the Design Guidelines for 'Greening' Surface Parking Lots ('Greening Guidelines').  The Toronto Parking Authority ('TPA' or 'the Authority') recognizes the need to incorporate environmentally responsible features in all of its parking facilities, adopting a less conventional approach when designing its surface carparks, where typically maximizing the numbers of parking spaces, maintenance and servicing efficiencies are priority considerations. This report will address the Authority's multi-year plan for 'greening', whereby the TPA will retrofit its existing and future surface parking lots.

 

The application of the Greening Guidelines at the Toronto Parking Authority will occur with:

-           New Development/Acquisition of Surface Parking Lots and Garages

-           Major Redevelopment Initiatives

-           Retrofitting in conjunction with the Surface Carpark Repaving Program

 

The majority of existing surface parking lots will require retrofitting in conjunction with the Surface Carpark Repaving Program. TPA has identified about 130 carparks that need 'greening', that is, approximately 7 carparks per year in a 19 year time span between 2015 and 2033. TPA staff has determined that given its existing staff resources a maximum of 7 carparks per year can be retrofitted.

Background Information
(January 12, 2015) Report from the President, Toronto Parking Authority on Toronto Parking Authority - Multi-Year Plan for 'Greening' Surface Parking Lots
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77378.pdf)


EX3.4

ACTION 

Amended 

 

Ward: All 

2015 Capital and Operating Budgets
Public Notice Given
Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees, labour relations or employee negotiations, and security of the property of the municipality or local board.

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

2015 Capital Budget

 

1.         City Council approve the 2015 Budget Committee Recommended (Tax Supported) Capital Budget of $2.976 billion, including $1.995 billion in new cash flow funding and $981.326 million in carry forward funding; total project cost authority of $3.337 billion and future year commitments totalling $6.650 billion, as detailed in Appendix 1 to the report (February 27, 2015) from the City Manager and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer comprised of:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.          new and change in scope projects / sub-projects with a total project cost of $3.337 billion requiring: 2015 cash flow of $584.026 million and future year commitments totalling $2.753 billion, as set out in Appendix 1(ii) to the report (February 27, 2015) from the City Manager and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer;

 

ii.          previously approved projects / sub-projects requiring: 2015 cash flow of $1.411 billion and future year commitments totalling $3.896 billion , as set out in Appendix 1(iii) to the report (February 27, 2015) from the City Manager and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer;

 

iii.         previously approved projects / subprojects with carry forward funding from 2013 and prior years requiring 2015 cash flow of $98.898 million, which forms part of the affordability debt target and requires Council to reaffirm their commitment; and

 

b.          2015 cash flow for previously approved projects / sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $981.326 million, as set out in Appendix 1(vi) to the report (February 27, 2015) from the City Manager and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer.

 

2.            City Council approve funding sources for the 2015 Budget Committee Recommended (Tax Supported) Capital Budget comprised of $587.993 million from Reserves and Reserve Funds; $198.447 million in Capital from Current funding; $137.942 million in Developmental Charge funding; $340.863 million in Provincial Grants and Subsidies; $244.111 million in Federal Subsidies; $49.437 million in Recoverable Debt; $306.524 million from other sources; and $1.111 billion of debt; inclusive of 2014 carry forward debt funding of $981.326 million (see Appendix 1(iv) to the report (February 27, 2015) from the City Manager and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer).

 

3.          City Council approve new incremental debt service costs of $16.528 million in 2015 and incremental costs of $26.023 million in 2016; $44.895 million in 2017; $61.038 million in 2018; $41.982 million in 2019; and, reduction of $22.891 million in years 2020-2024.

 

4.          City Council consider incremental operating impacts resulting from approval of the 2015 Budget Committee Recommended Capital Budget of $3 million in 2015; and incremental costs of $10 million in 2016; $8 million in 2017; $9 million in 2018; $8 million in 2019; and, $10 million in 2020 to 2024, for inclusion in the 2015 and future years' operating budgets.

 

5.          City Council approve the 2016 to 2024 Budget Committee Recommended Capital (Tax Supported) Plan project estimates totalling $11.026 billion comprised of $601.270 million in 2016; $910.870 million in 2017; $1.094 billion in 2018; $1.711 billion in 2019; $1.687 billion in 2020; $1.572 billion in 2021; $1.407 billion in 2022; $1.125 billion in 2023; and, $919.080 million in 2024.

 

6.          City Council approve the 2015 sinking fund levies of $217.299 million for the City and $2.293 million for the Toronto District School Board, with the latter to be fully recovered from the Toronto District School Board.

 

7.          City Council, in approving the 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan, express its intent to ensure that the increase in the need for services attributable to the anticipated development will be met and that any future excess capacity identified will be paid for by development charges or other similar charges.

 

 

CITIZEN CENTRED SERVICES "A"

 

Children's Services

 

8.         City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Children's Services with a total project cost of $7.880 million, with 2015 cash flow of $5.088 million and future year commitments of $10.747 million comprised of the following: 

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.          3 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $7.880 million that requires cash flow of $2.980 million in 2015 and future year cash flow commitments of $2.670 million in 2016; and, $2.230 million in 2017; and

 

ii.         2 previously approved sub-projects requiring a 2015 cash flow of $1.060 million; a 2016 cash flow of $2.191 million; a 2017 cash flow of $2.356 million; and a 2018 cash flow of $1.300 million; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 4 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totaling $1.048 million.

 

9.         City Council approve new debt service costs of $0.039 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.262 million in 2016; $0.120 million in 2017; and $0.055 million in 2018 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

10.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Children's Services totaling $26.745 million in project estimates, comprised of $1.542 million in 2016; $1.969 million in 2017; $3.143 million in 2018; $3.515 million in 2019; $3.396 million in 2020; $4.767 million in 2021; $3.097 million in 2022; $2.658 million in 2023; and, $2.658 million in 2024.

 

11.       City Council approve 2.0 temporary capital positions for delivery of the 2015 capital projects and that the duration for each temporary position does not exceed the life and funding of its respective capital projects / sub projects.

 

12.       City Council recommend all sub-projects with third party financing be approved conditionally, subject to the receipt of such funding in 2015, and if such funding is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

Economic Development and Culture

 

13.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Economic Development and Culture with a total project cost of $15.077 million, and 2015 cash flow of $34.838 million and future year commitments of $2.643 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          30 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $15.077 million that requires cash flow of $12.434 million in 2015 and future year cash flow commitments of $2.643 million in 2016;

 

ii.         17 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $11.529 million; and

 

iii.        3 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2013 and prior years requiring 2015 cash flow of $0.924 million that requires Council to reaffirm its commitment; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 33 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $9.951 million.

 

14.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.134 million in 2015 and incremental debt  costs of $0.982 million in 2016; and $1.013 million in 2017; resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

15.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Economic Development and Culture totalling $117.137 million in project estimates, comprised of $13.670 million in 2016; $13.520 million for 2017; $12.835 million for 2018; $12.862 million for 2019; $12.520 million for 2020; $12.770 million for 2021; $12.770 million for 2022; $13.120 million for 2023; and $13.070 million in 2024.

 

16.       City Council consider the operating costs of $0.010 million net in 2015 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

17.       City Council conditionally approve all sub-projects with third party financing, subject to the receipt of such financing in 2015 and if such funding is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

Long-Term Care Homes and Services

 

18.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Long-Term Care Homes and Services with a total project cost of $6.890 million, and 2015 cash flow of $32.940 million and future year commitments of $11.300 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          7 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $8.690 million that requires cash flow of $6.890 million in 2015 and $1.800 million in 2016; and

 

ii.         2 previously approved sub-project with a 2015 cash flow of $20.250 and a future year cash flow commitment of $9.500 million in 2016; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 3 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $5.800 million.

 

19.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.117 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.717 million in 2016 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

20.       City Council consider operating costs of $2.200 million net and related increase of 118 positions in 2016, emanating from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

21.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Long-Term Care Homes and Services totalling $73.164 million in project estimates, comprised of $8.690 million in 2016; $8.690 million for 2017; $8.690 million for 2018; $8.690 million for 2019; $7.727 million for 2020; $7.727 million for 2021; $7.650 million for 2022; $7.650 million for 2023; and $7.650 million in 2024.

 

Parks, Forestry and Recreation

 

22.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Parks, Forestry and Recreation with a total project cost of $124.487 million, and 2015 cash flow of $219.549 million and future year commitments of $107.870 million comprised of the following:

 

               a.       New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          149 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $124.487 million that requires cash flow of $87.568 million in 2015 and future year cash flow commitments of $20.104 million in 2016; $9.907 million for 2017; and $6.908 million for 2018;

 

ii.         46 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $48.846 million; and future years cash flow commitments of $22.232 million in 2016; $28.670 million for 2017; $10.946 million for 2018; and $9.103 million for 2019; and

 

iii.        56 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2013 and prior years requiring 2015 cash flow of $37.720 million that requires Council to reaffirm its commitment; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 113 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $45.415 million.

 

23.        City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.881 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $5.508 million in 2016, $0.639 million for 2017; $0.697 million for 2018; and $0.349 million for 2019 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

24.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Parks, Forestry and Recreation totalling $873.815 million in project estimates, comprised of $92.029 million in 2016; $109.990 million for 2017; $117.313 million for 2018; $96.615 million for 2019; $106.624 million for 2020; $102.619 million for 2021; $91.827 million for 2022; $81.496 million for 2023; and $75.302 million in 2024.

 

25.       City Council consider the operating costs of $0.228 million net in the 2015, $2.957 million net in 2016; $1.499 million net in 2017; $0.554 million net in 2018; and $1.166 million in 2019 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

26.       City Council approve conditionally all sub-projects with third party financing, subject to the receipt of such financing in 2015 and if such funding is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

27.       City Council approve 7 temporary and 3 permanent capital positions for the delivery of new 2015 capital projects and that the duration for each temporary position not exceed the life and funding of its respective projects / sub-projects.

 

Shelter, Support and Housing Administration

 

28.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Shelter, Support and Housing Administration with a total project cost of $3.323 million, and 2015 cash flow of $7.237 million, comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.           four new sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $3.323 million that require cash flow of $3.323 million in 2015;

 

ii.          one previously approved sub-project that requires cash flow of $1.000 million in 2015; and

 

iii.         one previously approved sub-project with carry forward funding from 2013 into 2015 totaling $2.061 million; and,

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for two previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totaling $0.853 million.

 

29.       City Council approve new debt service costs of $0.072 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

30.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Shelter, Support and Housing Administration totaling $89.578 million in project estimates, comprised of $15.541 million in 2016; $21.032 million in 2017; $21.032 million in 2018; $22.449 million in 2019; and, $9.524 million for 2020 - 2024.

 

31.       City Council approve one new temporary capital position for the delivery of the 2015 capital projects and that the duration for the temporary position does not exceed the life of the funding of its respective capital projects / sub projects.

 

32.       City Council request the General Manager, Shelter, Support and Housing Administration in collaboration with Long-Term Care Homes and Services to report to Budget Committee through the Executive Committee on the details of the George Street Revitalization proposal including the financing plan by the third quarter of 2015 in time for the 2016 Budget process.

 

Toronto Paramedic Services

 

33.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Toronto Paramedic Services with a total project cost of $14.265 million, and 2015 cash flow of $8.485  million and future year commitments of $20.350 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          6 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $14.265 million that requires cash flow of $4.960 million in 2015 and increases in future year cash flow commitments of $5.205 million in 2016; and $4.100 million for 2017;

 

ii.         4 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $1.380 million; and future years cash flow commitments of $9.045 million in 2016; and $2.000 million for 2017; and

 

iii.        1 previously approved sub-project with carry forward funding from 2013 and prior years requiring 2015 cash flow of $1.345 million that requires Council to reaffirm its commitment; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 1 previously approved sub-project with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $0.800 million.

 

34.       City Council approve new debt service costs of $0.024 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.181 million in 2016, $0.284 million in 2017 and $0.308 million in 2018 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

35.       City Council consider operating cost (savings) of ($0.075 million) net in 2015, $0.709 million net in 2016; ($0.355 million) net in 2017 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

36.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Paramedic Services totaling $43.088 million in project estimates, comprised of $3.110 million in 2016; $3.530 million in 2017; $2.257 million in 2018; $6.606 million in 2019; $2.285 million in 2020; $2.980 million in 2021; $10.700 million in 2022; $2.450 million in 2023; and $9.170 million in 2024.

 

37.       City Council approve conditionally sub-projects with third party financing, subject to the receipt of such financing in 2015 and if such funding is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

38.       City Council request the Chief and General Manager, Toronto Paramedic Services to report back in time for the 2016 Budget process on potential operational efficiencies and capital savings in its operational strategy of moving to a multi-function station system which may entail the consolidation of Toronto Paramedic Services' 45 geographically dispersed ambulance stations and service district centres.

 

39.       City Council request the Chief and General Manager, Toronto Paramedic Services to provide an update in time for the 2016 Budget process on the Power Stretchers project with a total project cost of $8.000 million based on the progress of the pilot project that is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2015.

 

 

CITIZEN CENTRED SERVICES "B"

 

City Planning

 

40.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for City Planning with a total project cost of $6.726 million, and 2015 cash flow of $7.395 million and future year commitments of $0.831 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          8 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $6.726 million that requires cash flow of $5.895 million in 2015 and a future year cash flow commitments of $0.831 million in 2016; and

 

ii.         2014 approved cash flow for 2 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $1.500 million.

 

41.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.053 in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.338 million in 2016; and $0.049 million for 2017; resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

42.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for City Planning totalling $52.576 million in project estimates, comprised of $5.585 million in 2016; $5.903 million for 2017; $5.931 million for 2018; $5.803 million for 2019; $5.834 million for 2020; $5.768 million for 2021; $5.768 million for 2022; $5.768 million for 2023; and $6.216 million in 2024.

 

43.       City Council approve 2.0 temporary capital positions for the delivery of 2015 capital projects and that the duration for each temporary position not exceed the life and funding of its respective project / sub-project.

 

 Fire Services

 

44.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Fire Services with a total project cost of $10.045 million, and 2015 cash flow of $20.715 million and future year commitments of $16.258 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          10 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $10.045 million that requires cash flow of $3.320 million in 2015 and increases in future year cash flow commitments of $6.725 million in 2016;

 

ii.         4 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $4.433 million; and future years cash flow commitments of $6.708 million in 2016 and $2.825 million for 2017; and

 

iii.        2 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2013 and prior years requiring 2015 cash flow of $2.908 million that requires Council to reaffirm its commitment; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 7 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $10.054 million.

 

45.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.101 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.667 million in 2016, $0.255 million for 2017; resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

46.       City Council consider the operating costs of $0.176 million net in the 2016 including 1 positions, $2.300 million net in 2017 including 21 positions; $2.012 million net in 2018 including 21 positions; ($0.048 million) in 2019 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

47.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Fire Services totalling $33.274 million in project estimates, comprised of $2.200 million in 2016; $5.950 million for 2017; $0.820 million for 2018; $1.150 million for 2019; $4.450 million for 2020; $1.250 million for 2021; $0.150 million for 2022; $8.186 million for 2023; and $9.118 million in 2024.

 

48.       City  Council approve 2.0 temporary capital positions for the delivery of 2015 capital projects and that the duration of each temporary position not exceed the life and funding of its respective project/sub-project.

 

49.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for the Radio Communication System Replacement project with a total project cost of $3.786 million, and 2015 cash flow of $10.557 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          1 change in scope sub-project with a 2015 total project cost of $3.786 million that requires cash flow of $3.786 million in 2015; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 4 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $6.791 million.

 

50.       City Council amend the existing contract with Motorola Solutions Canada to increase the contract value by $3.030 million subject to the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Radio Communication Replacement project.

 

Transportation Services

 

51.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Transportation Services with a total project cost of $1.071 billion, and 2015 cash flow of $463.852 million and future year commitments of $980.878 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          62 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $1.071 million that requires cash flow of $201.495 million in 2015 and increases / (decreases) in future year cash flow commitments of $223.608 million in 2016; $249.942 million for 2017; $259.179 million for 2018; $121.451 million for 2019; $4.485 million for 2020; $4.497 million for 2021; $(0.017) million for 2022; $(0.907) million for 2023; and $7.100 million for 2024; and

 

ii.         36 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $130.751 million; and future years cash flow commitments of $26.401 million in 2016; $25.649 million for 2017; $19.788 million for 2018; $9.159 million for 2019; $7.688 million for 2020; $7.431 million for 2021; $7.617 million for 2022; and $7.807 million for 2023.

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 55 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $131.606 million.

 

52.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $2.220 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $17.315 million in 2016, $21.530 million for 2017; $22.007 million for 2018; $23.964 million for 2019; $11.781 million for 2020; $0.602 million for 2021; and $0.493 million for 2022; resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

53.       City Council consider the operating costs of $0.321 million net in 2015 and $0.216 million net in 2016 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

54.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Transportation Services totalling $2.587 billion in project estimates, comprised of $114.976 million in 2016; $150.807 million for 2017; $142.822 million for 2018; $273.719 million for 2019; $404.603 million for 2020; $411.047 million for 2021; $405.429 million for 2022; $342.669 million for 2023; and $340.781 million in 2024.

 

55.       City Council direct that following condition assessments of existing capital infrastructure, the General Manager, Transportation Services incorporate any required adjustments to current accumulated state of good repair backlog for each of Transportation Services' asset categories as part of the 2016 Budget process.

 

56.       City Council direct the General Manager, Transportation Services to prepare a list of environmental assessments for transportation initiatives (including the estimated cost of each) that have not been funded in the current 2015-2024 Capital Plan, along with a recommended set of criteria to identify priorities for funding and report through Public Works and Infrastructure Committee and subsequently through Budget Committee for consideration during the 2016 Budget process.

 

Waterfront Revitalization Initiative

 

57.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for the Waterfront Revitalization Initiative with a total project cost of $4.673 million, and 2015 cash flow of $24.711 million and future year commitments of $93.856 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          12 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $4.673 million that results in a cash flow decrease of $11.786 million in 2015 and a future year cash flow commitments of a decrease of $10.016 million in 2016; increases of $14.143 million in 2017; $3.720 million in 2018; $8.656 million in 2019; and a decrease of $0.044 million in 2020; and

 

ii.         15 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $36.497 million; and a future year cash flow commitment of $44.636 million in 2016; $5.012 million in 2017; $21.205 million in 2018; $6.300 million in 2019; and $0.244 million in 2020; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 5 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $6.725 million.

 

58.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.059 in 2015 and incremental increased/ (decreased) debt costs of ($0.135 million) in 2016; ($0.206 million) in 2017; $0.213 million in 2018; ($0.251 million) in 2019; ($0.039 million) in 2020 and ($0.002 million) in 2021; resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

59.       City Council consider the operating costs of $0.108 million net in the 2015, $2.246 million net in 2016; $0.368 million net in 2017; $1.371 million net in 2018; and $4.401 million in 2019 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

 

INTERNAL SERVICES AND OTHER CITY PROGRAMS

 

311 Toronto

 

60.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for 311 Toronto with a total project cost of $4.732 million, and 2015 cash flow of $6.672 million and future year commitments of $5.592 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          3 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $4.732 million that requires cash flow of $0.786 million in 2015 and a future year cash flow commitments of $3.946 million in 2016; and

 

ii.         2 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $4.093 million and a future year cash flow commitments of $1.646 million in 2016; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 2 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $1.793 million.

 

61.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.013 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.169 million in 2016, $0.425 million for 2017; resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

62.       City Council consider the operating costs of $0.694 million net in 2016 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

63.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for 311 Toronto totalling $17.504 million in project estimates, comprised of $1.325 million for 2016; $2.465 million for 2017; $1.807 million for 2018; $3.427 million for 2019; $1.696 million for 2020; $1.696 million for 2021; $1.696 million for 2022; $1.696 million for 2023; and $1.696 million in 2024.

 

64.       City Council approve 3.75 temporary capital positions for the delivery of 2015 capital projects and that the duration for each temporary position not exceed the life and funding of its respective project / sub-project.

 

65.       City Council request the Director, 311 Toronto to report the results after further assessment and study regarding the future service integrations with Municipal Licensing and Standards and Toronto Building as part of the 2016 Budget process.

 

Facilities Management and Real Estate Services

 

66.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Facilities Management and Real Estate Services with a total project cost of $68.116 million, and 2015 cash flow of $248.297 million and future year commitments of $294.078 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          67 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $68.116 million that requires cash flow of $34.414 million in 2015 and future year cash flow commitments of $28.160 million in 2016; $5.279 million for 2017; $0.130 million for 2018; and $0.133 million for 2019; and

 

ii.         82 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $75.702 million; and future year cash flow commitments of $179.484 million in 2016 and $80.893 million for 2017; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 89 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $138.182 million.

 

67.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.403 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $3.048 million in 2016, $2.790 million for 2017; $0.100 million for 2018; $0.018 million for 2019; and $0.015 million for 2020 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

68.       City Council consider the operating costs of $0.070 million net in 2016; $0.015 million net in 2017; and $0.015 million net in 2018 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

69.       City Council approve the 2016 - 2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Facilities Management and Real Estate Services totalling $516.589 million in project estimates, comprised of $39.417 million in 2016; $58.698 million for 2017; $65.478 million for 2018; $53.568 million for 2019; $50.843 million for 2020; $52.749 million for 2021; $52.315 million for 2022; $71.239 million for 2023; and $72.282 million in 2024.

 

70.       City Council approve conditionally all sub-projects with third party financing, subject to the receipt of such financing in 2015 and if such funding is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

Financial Services

 

71.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Financial Services with a total project cost of $26.446 million, and 2015 cash flow of $21.039 million and future year commitments of $30.844 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          7 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $11.796 million that requires cash flow of $5.991 million in 2015 and a future year cash flow commitments of $5.805 million in 2016; and

 

ii.         10 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $6.562 million; and a future year cash flow commitment of $9.263 million in 2016; $5.115 million in 2017; $9.705 million in 2018 and $0.956 million in 2019; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 10 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $8.486 million.

 

72.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.186 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $1.481 million in 2016; $1.777 million in 2017; $0.848 million in 2018; $0.711 million in 2019; $0.226 million in 2020; $0.520 million in 2021; $0.342 million in 2022 and $0.012 million for 2024 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

73.       City Council consider operating costs of $0.115 million net in 2016, emanating from the approval of the 2015 Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

74.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Financial Services totalling $14.650 million in project estimates, comprised of $1.033 million in 2016; $3.147 million for 2017; $0.390 million for 2018; $0.325 million for 2019; $4.550 million for 2020; $3.505 million for 2021; $0.125 million for 2022; $0.375 million for 2023; and $1.200 million in 2024; and

 

75.       City Council approve 21.0 temporary capital positions for the delivery of 2015 capital projects and that the duration for each temporary position not exceed the life and funding of its respective project / sub-project.

 

Fleet Services

 

76.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Fleet Services with a total project cost of $56.145 million, and 2015 cash flow of $70.762 million and future year commitments of $20.697 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          23 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $56.145 million that requires cash flow of $35.448 million in 2015 and future year cash flow commitments of $20.697 million in 2016;

 

ii.         18 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $27.933 million; and

 

iii.        11 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2013 and prior years requiring 2015 cash flow of $0.477 million that requires Council to reaffirm its commitment; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 21 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $6.904 million.

 

77.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Fleet Services totalling $403.173 million in project estimates, comprised of $41.922 million in 2016; $37.780 million for 2017; $40.031 million for 2018; $50.420 million for 2019; $45.356 million for 2020; $34.802 million for 2021; $61.798 million for 2022; $52.050 million for 2023; and $39.014 million in 2024.

 

78.       City Council direct the 2015 Capital Budget for Fleet Services be adjusted to agree with Programs' 2015 budgeted contributions to the Vehicles Reserves to reflect any changes to the contributions that may occur during the 2015 Budget process, and the funding availability of the Programs' vehicle reserve account.

 

 Information and Technology

 

79.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Information and Technology with a total project cost of $69.235 million, and 2015 cash flow of $65.232 million and future year commitments of $41.607 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          51 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $69.235 million that requires cash flow of $48.879 million in 2015 and a future year cash flow commitment of $6.590 million in 2016; and

 

ii.         9 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $10.575 million; and a future year cash flow commitment of $10.667 million in 2016; $7.630 million in 2017; $16.060 million in 2018 and $0.660 million in 2019; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 8 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $5.778 million.

 

80.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.593 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $4.587 million in 2016; $5.120 million in 2017; $3.035 million in 2018; $2.590 million in 2019; $2.203 million in 2020; $2.078 million in 2021; $2.078 million in 2022, $2.109 million in 2023 and $0.012 million for 2024 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

81.       City Council consider operating costs of $0.625 million net in 2015, $5.254 million in 2016; $3.055 million in 2017 and $0.980 million in 2018  emanating from the approval of the 2015 Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

82.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Information and Technology totalling $308.354 million in project estimates, comprised of $39.941 million in 2016; $33.010 million for 2017; $32.841 million for 2018; $35.552 million for 2019; $39.125 million for 2020; $32.421 million for 2021; $27.795 million for 2022; $30.919 million for 2023; and $36.750 million in 2024.

 

83.       City Council approve 49.0 temporary capital positions for the delivery of 2015 capital projects and that the duration for each temporary position not exceed the life and funding of its respective project / sub-project.

 

Accountability Offices:

 

84.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for the Accountability Offices with a total project cost of $1.225 million, and 2015 cash flow of $0.623 million and future year commitments of $0.602 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          2 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $1.225 million that requires cash flow of $0.623 million in 2015 and a future year cash flow commitment of $0.602 million in 2016.

 

85.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.010 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.077 million for 2016; $0.065 million for 2017 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

86.       City Council consider the operating costs of $0.005 million net in 2017 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

87.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for the Accountability Offices totalling $1.360 million in project estimates, composed of $0.660 million in 2016 and $0.700 million in 2023.

 

Sustainable Energy Plan

 

 88.      City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for the Sustainable Energy Plan with a total project cost of $15.473 million, and 2015 cash flow of $14.037 million and future year commitments of $6.314 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          10 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $15.473 million that requires cash flow of $10.595 million in 2015 and decreases in future year cash flow commitments of $4.878 million in 2016; and

 

ii.         8 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $3.442 million; and future year cash flow commitments of $0.452 million in 2016; $0.367 million for 2017; and $0.367 million for 2018; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 12 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $7.873 million.

 

89.       City Council consider the operating savings of $0.082 million in 2019, $0.015 million in 2020, and $0.161 million in 2024 emanating from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

90.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for the Sustainable Energy Plan totalling $139.150 million in project estimates, comprised of $15.500 million in 2016; $16.650 million for 2017; $14.000 million for 2018; $16.000 million for 2019; $16.000 million for 2020; $16.000 million for 2021; $15.000 million for 2022; $15.000 million for 2023; and $15.000 million in 2024.

 

91.       City Council approve that any project utilizing the recoverable debt model completely repay all associated costs necessary to bring the project into use, including operating costs, prior to any operational savings being realized by the Program or Agency.

 

92.       City Council direct the Environment and Energy Division and Financial Planning to monitor and report energy consumption and any associated operating savings through the City's annual budget process.

 

City Clerk's Office

 

93.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for the City Clerk's Office with a total project cost of $21.640 million, and 2015 cash flow of $4.758 million and future year commitments of $22.011 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          11 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $21.640 million that requires cash flow of $1.585 million in 2015 and future year cash flow commitments of $17.205 million in 2016; $2.680 million for 2017; $0.350 million for 2018; and decrease of $0.180 million for 2019; and

 

ii.         8 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $2.165 million; and future years cash flow commitments of $0.756 million in 2016; $0.200 million for 2017; $0.400 million for 2018; and $0.600 million for 2019; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 6 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $1.008 million.

 

94.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.046 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.651 million in 2016, $1.824 million for 2017; $0.261 million for 2018; $0.307 million for 2019; $0.335 million for 2020; $0.335 million for 2021; $0.323 million for 2022; $0.268 million for 2023; and $0.268 million in 2024 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

95.       City Council consider the operating costs of $0.308 million net in the 2015, $0.433 million net in 2016; $0.407 million net in 2017; $0.075 million net in 2018; and $0.085 million in 2019 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

96.       City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for City Clerk's Office totalling $23.302 million in project estimates, comprised of $0.425 million in 2016; $1.002 million for 2017; $2.600 million for 2018; $3.045 million for 2019; $4.005 million for 2020; $4.625 million for 2021; $2.900 million for 2022; $2.500 million for 2023; and $2.200 million in 2024.

 

97.       City Council approve 9.25 temporary capital positions for the delivery of new 2015 capital projects and that the duration of each temporary position not exceed the life and funding of its respective project / sub-project.

 

Pan Am Games

 

98.       City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Pan/Parapan American Games with a total project cost decrease of $1.000 million that requires 2015 cash flow of $3.935 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          3 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost decrease of $1.000 million that require a cash flow decrease of $1.000 million in 2015;

 

ii.         4 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $2.439 million; and

 

iii.        1 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2013 and prior years requiring 2015 cash flow of $0.165 million that requires Council to reaffirm its commitment; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 3 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $2.331 million.

 

99.       City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.003 in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.021 million in 2016 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

100.     City Council approve conditionally all sub-projects with third party financing, subject to the receipt of such financing in 2015 and if such funding is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

101.     City Council request the City Manager to report back at the end of 2015 on final capital costs for the Pan Am projects.

 

 

AGENCIES

 

Exhibition Place

 

102.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Exhibition Place with a total project cost of $6.735 million, and 2015 cash flow of $7.383 million and future year commitments of $2.230 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          13 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $6.735 million that requires cash flow of $4.505 million in 2015 and a future year cash flow commitments of $2.230 million in 2016; and

 

ii.         1 previously approved sub-project with a 2015 cash flow of $0.700 million; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 5 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $2.178 million.

 

103.     City Council approve the new debt service costs of $4.510 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $4.715 million in 2016, $4.390 million for 2017; $4.465 million for 2018; $5.345 million for 2019; $11.820 million for 2020; $11.538 million for 2021; $11.415 million for 2022; and $11.985 million for 2023; resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

104.     City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Exhibition Place totalling $76.378 million in project estimates, comprised of $2.485 million in 2016; $4.390 million for 2017; $4.465 million for 2018; $5.345 million for 2019; $11.820 million for 2020; $11.538 million for 2021; $11.415 million for 2022; $12.985 million for 2023; and $11.935 million in 2024.

 

105.     City Council approve conditionally all sub-projects with third party financing, subject to the receipt of such financing in 2015 and if such funding is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

 

106.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Sony Centre for the Performing Arts with a total project cost of $3.563 million, and 2015 cash flow of $4.917 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          9 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $2.563 million that requires cash flow of $2.563 million in 2015; and

 

ii.         1 previously approved sub-project with carry forward funding from 2013 and prior years requiring 2015 cash flow of $1.000 million that requires Council to reaffirm its commitment; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 5 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $1.354 million.

 

107.     City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.030 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.182 million in 2016 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

108.     City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Sony Centre for the Performing Arts totalling $4.730 million in project estimates, comprised of $0.130 million in 2016; $0.0081 million for 2017; $0.477 million for 2018; $0.350 million for 2019; $0.562 million for 2020; $0.687 million for 2021; $0.938 million for 2022; $0.753 million for 2023; and $0.752 million in 2024.

 

109.     City Council approve conditionally all sub-projects with third party financing, subject to grant approval or the receipt of such funding in 2015 and if such funding is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

110.      Sony Centre for the Performing Arts report back on the availability of the federal grant during the 2015 Budget process, and if such funding is not forthcoming, the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget and 2016-2024 Capital Plan be amended as follows:

 

a.         The "Specialized Equipment" sub-project of $1.1 million gross in 2015 be deleted;

 

b.         The 2015 Recommended Capital Budget be revised to $2.498 million gross and $1.498 million net, excluding carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015; and

 

c.         The 2017 Recommended Capital Plan be revised to $0.371 million gross and net.

 

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

 

111.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Toronto and Region Conservation Authority with a total project cost and 2015 cash flow of $14.069 million.

 

112.     City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.050 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.306 million in 2016 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

113.     City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto and Region Conservation Authority totalling $155.522 million in project estimates, comprised of $14.171 million in 2016; $15.275 million for 2017; $15.382 million for 2018; $16.992 million for 2019; $17.104 million for 2020; $17.219 million for 2021; $17.337 million for 2022; $20.958 million for 2023; and $21.084 million in 2024.

 

114.     City Council request that the General Manager, Toronto Water and the Chief Administrative Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, in consultation with Financial Planning, work more closely together on the selection of priorities for erosion control and source water protection projects in the City of Toronto, in light of the additional City investment for these initiatives.

 

Toronto Police Service

 

115.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Toronto Police Service with a total project cost of $47.648 million, and 2015 cash flow of $53.099 million and future year commitments of $10.454 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          21 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $47.648 million that requires cash flow of $37.194 million in 2015 and future year cash flow commitments of $4.768 million in 2016 and $5.686 million for 2017; and

 

ii.         2 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $6.113 million; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 12 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $9.792 million.

 

116.     City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.175 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $1.181 million in 2016, $0.652 million for 2017 and $0.623 million for 2018 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

117.     City Council consider the operating costs of $2.755 million net in the 2015, $0.051 million net in 2016; $0.509 million net in 2017; $0.925 million net in 2018; ($0.033) million in 2019; $0.017 million in 2020; $0.017 million in 2021; $0.017 million in 2022; $0.017 million in 2023; and $0.017 million in 2024 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

118.     City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Police Service totalling $499.750 million in project estimates, comprised of $52.403 million in 2016; $70.425 million for 2017; $62.917 million for 2018; $66.851 million for 2019; $57.386 million for 2020; $44.399 million for 2021; $30.932 million for 2022; $58.351 million for 2023; and $56.086 million in 2024.

 

119.     Toronto Police Service staff continue discussions with the City to identify any potential shared services opportunities and report back on the outcomes prior to submitting the Service's 2016-2025 Capital Budget and Plan request.

 

120.     Toronto Police Service report on the project location and construction plans, including any changes to the project cost, for the Peer to Peer Site project to the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer once the location is finalized and prior to submitting the Service's 2016-2025 Capital Budget and Plan request.

 

121.     Toronto Police Service report back on the results of the Service's review of the required State of Good Repair work, State of Good Repair backlog and plan to address it prior to submitting the Service's 2016-2025 Capital Budget and Plan request.

 

Toronto Public Health

 

122.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Toronto Public Health with a total project cost of $3.191 million, and 2015 cash flow of $5.233 million and future year commitments of $2.860 million comprised of the following:

 

a.         New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          One new sub-project and four change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $3.191 million that requires cash flow of $1.015 million in 2015 and increases/ (decreases) in future year cash flow commitments of $1.363 million in 2016; and $0.813 million for 2017; and

 

ii.         Three previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $2.957 million; and future years cash flow commitments of $0.684 million in 2016; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for three previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $1.261 million.

 

123.     City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.010 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.092 million in 2016, $0.156 million for 2017; and $0.089 million for 2018; resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

124.     City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Public Health totalling $23.556 million in project estimates, comprised of $1.445 million in 2016; $2.575 million for 2017; $3.363 million for 2018; $3.373 million for 2019; $3.400 million for 2020; $3.000 million for 2021; $2.500 million for 2022; $2.200 million for 2023; and $1.700 million in 2024.

 

125.     City Council approve 33.5 temporary positions for the delivery of new 2015 capital projects and that the duration for each temporary position not exceed the life and funding of its respective project/sub-project.

 

126.     City Council approve conditionally all sub-projects with third party financing, subject to the receipt of such financing in 2015 and if such funding is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

127.     City Council request Toronto Public Health work with Financial Planning to capture any operating savings to be realized from the implementation of proposed system enhancements as well as identify on-going system maintenance costs for inclusion in future year budget submissions.

 

Toronto Public Library

 

128.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for Toronto Public Library with a total project cost of $49.743 million, and 2015 cash flow of $ 21.184 million and future year commitments of $67.891 million comprised of the following:

 

a.          New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          11 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $49.743 million that requires cash flow of $8.865 million in 2015 and increases in future year cash flow commitments of $11.837 million in 2016; $11.508 million for 2017; $9.336 million for 2018; and $8.197 million for 2019; and

 

ii.         9 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $10.469 million; and future years cash flow commitments of $13.750 million in 2016; $11.234 million for 2017; and  $1.939 million for 2018; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 5 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $ 1.850 million.

 

129.     City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.147 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $1.169 million in 2016, $1.556 million for 2017; $1.490 million for 2018; $1.224 million for 2019; and $0.899 million for 2020; resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

130.     City Council consider the operating costs of $0.767 million net in the 2015, $0.083 million net in 2016; $0.099 million net in 2017; $0.969 million net in 2018; $0.915 million in 2019; $0.018 million in 2020; $0.048 million in 2021; $0.112 million in 2022; $0.082 million in 2023; and $0.021 million in 2024 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

131.     City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Public Library totalling $155.142 million in project estimates, comprised of $1.704 million in 2016; $10.004 million for 2017; $20.588 million for 2018; $15.882 million for 2019; $20.236 million for 2020; $23.868 million for 2021; $24.709 million for 2022; $22.045 million for 2023; and $16.106 million in 2024.

 

132.     City Council approve conditionally all sub-projects with third party financing, subject to the receipt of such financing in 2015 and if such funding is not forthcoming, their priority and funding be reassessed by City Council relative to other City-financed priorities and needs.

 

133.     City Council direct Toronto Public Library to provide the State of Good Repair requirements across all branches grouped and prioritized by asset category to enable the City and Toronto Public Library to monitor and evaluate the impact of State of Good Repair investment on the Program's backlog in time for the 2016 Budget process.

 

Toronto Transit Commission

 

134.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) with a total project cost of $1.666 billion, and 2015 cash flow of $1.077 billion and future year commitments of $4.447 billion comprised of the following:

 

a.          New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          47 new / change in scope sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $1.666 billion that results in a cash flow increases of $13.714 million in 2015 and future year cash flow commitments of $368.963 million in 2016; $258.478 million for 2017; $278.163 million for 2018; $213.930 million for 2019; $219.882 million for 2020; $115.429 million for 2021; $38.667 million for 2022; $74.049 million for 2023; and $84.820 million for 2024;

 

ii.         51 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $807.752 million; and future years cash flow commitments of $767.735 million in 2016; $656.069 million for 2017; $475.963 million for 2018; $410.674 million for 2019; $170.963 million for 2020; $81.463 million for 2021; $100.552 million for 2022; $73.368 million for 2023; and $71.693 million for 2024; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 25 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $255.891 million.

 

135.     City Council approve increases / (decreases) in new debt service costs of ($1.678) million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of ($7.039) million in 2016, $6.355 million for 2017; $11.852 million for 2018; $14.208 million for 2019; $6.772 million for 2020; $0.803 million for 2021; ($0.416) million for 2022; ($2.827) million for 2023; and $0.068 million for 2024; resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

136.     City Council consider the operating costs (savings) of ($1.814)  million net in the 2015, $0.036 million net in 2016; $1.838 million net in 2017; $0.029 million net in 2018; ($0.675) million in 2019; ($0.067) million in 2020; $0.149 million in 2021; $0.118 million in 2022; $0.112 million in 2023; and $0.142 million in 2024 resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

137.     City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Toronto Transit Commission totalling $1.381 billion in project estimates, comprised of $13.709 million in 2016; $149.933 million for 2017; $239.766 million for 2018; $245.098 million for 2019; $146.857 million for 2020; $151.127 million for 2021; $148.323 million for 2022; $145.561 million for 2023; and $140.360 million in 2024.

 

138.     City Council approve a transfer in 2015 to provide capital funding from the capital reserve (the amount to include carry forward funding of 2014 unspent funds) of $71.224 million from the Provincial Gas Tax Revenues for Public Transit Reserve Fund (XR3018).

 

139.     City Council direct Toronto Transit Commission to assess its future fleet procurement requirements outside of the 2015-2024 10-year horizon and develop a strategy for the replacement of the next generation of Subway Cars, Streetcars and Buses intermittently over an extended period in order to minimize substantial concurrent capital costs.

 

140.     City Council direct Toronto Transit Commission to maintain the State of Good Repair backlog, developed during the 2015-2024 Capital Planning process, and to review the State of Good Repair backlog each year during future budget processes to ensure that critical State of Good Repair work is being performed.

 

141.     City Council direct Toronto Transit Commission to work with the City’s Information and Technology and Financial Planning Divisions on leveraging SAP technology.

 

142.     City Council direct Toronto Transit Commission staff to report back to Budget Committee prior to the 2016 budget process to identify the full operating impacts from the SAP-ERP Implementation Program, and the PRESTO fare system.

 

143.     City Council direct the Toronto Transit Commission, City Manager, and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to pursue a tri-party partnership between the Federal government, Provincial government, and the City of Toronto for a dedicated, long-term, stable funding plan to address its rolling stock, State of Good Repair, capacity building, service improvement and growth needs.

 

144.     City Council approve the 2015 Capital Budget for the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension with no new project cost, and  2015 cash flow of $444.180 million and future year commitments of $445.830 million comprised of the following:

 

a.          New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.          1 previously approved sub-project with a 2015 cash flow of $444.180 million; and a future year cash flow commitment of $445.830 million in 2016; and,

 

b.         2015 approved cash flow for 1 previously approved sub-project with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $298.297 million.

 

145.     City Council consider operating costs of $13.599 million net in 2016, $13.130 million net in 2017, $0.240 million net in 2018 resulting from the approval of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for inclusion in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

146.     City Council approve the 2015 Capital Budget for the Scarborough Subway Extension with a total project cost of $37.204 million, and 2015 cash flow of $50.258 million and no future year commitments comprised of the following:

 

a.          New Cash Flow Funding for:

 

i.          1 previously approved sub-project with a 2015 cash flow of $37.204 million in 2015; and no future year cash flow commitments; and,

 

b.         2015 approved cash flow for 1 previously approved sub-project with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $13.054 million.

 

147.     City Council direct the Toronto Transit Commission to seek City Council approval of any additional cash flow funding required for the Scarborough Subway Extension in 2015 and cash flow funding commitments for 2016-2024 as cash flows between 2016-2024 will be budgeted as planned forecasts with no authority to spend.

 

148.     City Council approve the 2016-2024 Capital Plan for the Scarborough Subway Extension totalling $3.372 in project estimates, comprised of $120.118 million in 2016; $185.550 million in 2017; $268.162 million in 2018; $756.903 million in 2019; $711.403 million in 2020; $618.395 million in 2021; $464.992 million in 2022; $215.273 million in 2023; and $31.000 million in 2024.

 

Toronto Zoo

 

149.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget for the Toronto Zoo with a total project cost of $1.250 million, and 2015 cash flow of $12.440 million and future year commitments of $7.445 million comprised of the following:

 

a.          New Cash Flow Funds for:

 

i.          4 new sub-projects with a 2015 total project cost of $1.250 million that require cash flow of $1.250 million in 2015; and

 

ii.         2 previously approved sub-projects with a 2015 cash flow of $6.440 million; and future years cash flow commitments of $4.945 million in 2016; and $2.500 million in 2017; and

 

b.         2014 approved cash flow for 3 previously approved sub-projects with carry forward funding from 2014 into 2015 totalling $4.750 million.

 

150.     City Council approve the new debt service costs of $0.021 million in 2015 and incremental debt costs of $0.170 million in 2016, $0.290 million for 2017, and $0.530 million for 2018, resulting from the approval of the 2015 Recommended Capital Budget, to be included in the 2015 and future year operating budgets.

 

151.     City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for the Toronto Zoo totalling $55.845 million in project estimates, comprised of $6.845 million in 2016; $6.500 million for 2017; $6.500 million for 2018; $6.000 million for 2019; $6.000 million for 2020; $6.000 million for 2021; $6.000 million for 2022; $6.000 million for 2023; and $6.000 million in 2024.

 

152.     City Council request the Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Zoo report to the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on the Toronto Zoo's new Capital Master Plan prior to the 2016 Capital Budget process.

 

Yonge-Dundas Square

 

153.     City Council approve the 2016-2024 Recommended Capital Plan for Yonge-Dundas Square totalling $0.450 million in project estimates, comprised of $0.050 million in each of the years from 2016 to 2024.

 

154.     City Council direct the Board of Management of Yonge-Dundas Square and Facilities Management to ensure that the structural review and facility audit report be completed in time to provide guidance for the development of the Yonge-Dundas Square's 2016-2025 Capital Budget and Plan submission.

 

 

2015 Operating Budget

 

155.     City Council approve the 2015 Budget Committee Recommended Tax Supported Operating Budget of $9.902 billion gross and $3.873 billion net including the special levy for the Scarborough Subway Extension, or $9.877 billion gross and $3.849 billion net excluding the special levy for the Scarborough Subway Extension, as detailed in Appendix 1 to the report (February 27, 2015) from the City Manager and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, comprised of the following:

 

a.         a Base Budget of $9.703 billion gross and $3.834 billion net to maintain core services and service levels;

 

b.          an investment in strategic new and enhanced service priorities of  $146.458 million gross and $14.506 million net; and

 

c.         funding for the Scarborough Subway Extension of $12.207 million gross and net from the 2014 special levy and additional $12.640 million gross and net from the 2015 special levy.

 

 

CITIZEN CENTRED SERVICES "A"

 

Affordable Housing Office:

 

156.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for the Affordable Housing Office of $2.764 million gross, $1.195 million net for the following services:

 

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

New Affordable Housing Development:

Housing Improvement Loans and Grants:

Housing Policy and Partnerships:

1,004.3

879.9

880.0

 

398.1

398.8

397.9

 

 Total Program Budget

2,764.3

 

1,194.8

 

 

157.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for the Affordable Housing Office as outlined on pages 14, 17, and 20 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Affordable Housing Office (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 19.0 positions.

 

Children's Services

 

158.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Children's Services of $452.405 million gross, $76.716 million net, for the following services:

 

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

Child Care Delivery:

Child Care System Management:

  360,878.0

   91,526.6

 

64,434.0

12,282.4

 

  Total Program Budget

452,404.6

 

76,716.4

 

 

159.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Children's Services as outlined on pages 16 and 20 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Children's Services (Analyst Notes) and the associated staff complement of 982.6 positions.

 

160.     City Council approve the user fees recommended for discontinuation as identified in Appendix 7c to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Children's Services (Analyst Notes), for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

161.      City Council authorize the General Manager, Children's Services:

 

a.              to flow up to an additional $20.528 million gross, $0 net; to child care operators for the provincial Wage Enhancement program,

 

b.         to enter into new contracts and amend existing contracts as required to promote and administer the Wage Enhancement program, ensure accountability and implement system changes, in consultation with the City Solicitor; and

 

c.         to work with Human Resources and Labour Relations staff to determine how to best implement the program for impacted staff in the City's directly operated child care and home child care agency.

 

162.     City Council request the General Manager, Children's Services report to Council in 2015 on a long-term strategy to address the division's projected shortfall and to ensure the continued viability of new Afterschool Recreation and Care programs beyond the life of the National Child Benefit Supplement Reserve and the Child Care Expansion Reserve.

 

163.      City Council approve the following service standard adjustments for inclusion in the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Children's Services:

 

a.         the number of fees subsidies for infant, toddler, and pre-school age groups be increased by 184, for a total of $3.371 million;

 

b.         funding for Special Needs Resourcing be increased by $0.360 million;

 

c.         following Council approval of a recommended Funding Model, increase base funding by $1.6 million to support the transition to a new funding model and begin to address current funding inequities in the child care system; and

 

d.         expansion of Afterschool Recreation and Care by 10 programs in 2015, with locations to be selected by Children’s Services and Parks, Forestry and Recreation, serving approximately 300 school-age children.

 

Court Services

 

164.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Court Services of $49.527 million gross, ($5.057) million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Provincial Offences/Licensing Tribunal Dispute Resolution:

Default Fine Collection Management:

Court Case Management:

8,492.4

5,483.9

 35,550.4

 

 7,382.6

  4,693.5

(17,133.1)

 

Total Program Budget

49,526.8

 

  (5,056.9)

 

  

165.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Court Services as outlined on pages 14, 17, and 20 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Court Services (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 282 positions.

 

166.          City Council request the Director, Court Services and the City Solicitor to report back on the benefits resulting from the implementation of the use of certified statements in certain provincial offences court proceedings through the 2015 third quarter operating variance report.

 

  Economic Development and Culture

 

167.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Economic Development and Culture of $79.613 million gross and $53.869 million net, for the following services:

 

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

Economic Competitiveness Services

Cultural Services

Business Services

8,858.7

63,580.5

7,173.8

 

5,459.1

44,747.8

3,661.8

 

 Total Program Budget

79,613.0

 

53,868.7

 

 

168.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Economic Development and Culture as outlined on pages 16, 20, and 24 of  the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Economic Development and Culture (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 309.6 positions.

 

169.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes above the inflationary adjusted rate for Economic Development and Culture identified in Appendix 7a to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Economic Development and Culture (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

170.     City Council request the General Manager, Economic Development and Culture together with the General Manager, Toronto Water and in consultation with the manufacturing industry, environmental experts and other key stakeholders, report to Budget Committee prior to the 2016 Budget Process on:

 

a.         all costs levied locally on manufacturers by the City of Toronto and its agencies and corporations, including an assessment of how competitive these charges are with respect to competitive jurisdictions in North America, including a consideration of all key cost drivers; and

 

b.         an assessment of the impacts of various alternatives for charging for all aspects of water use (volume, waste water, storm water, parameters, etc.).

 

Long-Term Care Homes and Services

 

171.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Long-Term Care Homes and Services of $242.102 million gross, $46.159 million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

                  Net

($000s)

Community Based Program:

  12,183.8

 

1,395.3

Long-Term Care Homes:

229,917.7

 

44,763.5

Total Program Budget

242,101.5

 

46,158.8             

 

172.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Long-Term Care Homes and Services as outlined on pages 17 and 22 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Long-Term Care Homes and Services (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 2,225.9 positions.

 

Parks, Forestry and Recreation

 

173.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Parks, Forestry and Recreation of $437.897 million gross, $308.121 million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Community Recreation

Parks

Urban Forestry

221,009.0   146,906.3     69,982.0

 

150,869.3

117,989.2

39,262.2

 

Total Program Budget

437,897.3

 

308,120.6

 

 

 174.    City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Parks, Forestry and Recreation as outlined on pages 21, 33 and 42 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Parks, Forestry and Recreation (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 4,497.0 positions.

 

175.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended new user fees, recommended technical adjustments to user fees, recommended market rate user fee changes, recommended rationalized user fees, and other fee changes for Parks, Forestry and Recreation identified in Appendix 7 to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Parks, Forestry and Recreation (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

176.     City Council direct Parks, Forestry and Recreation to complete the full cost recovery analysis of all user fees over the next three years to include both the direct and indirect operating costs, including capital replacement costs as follows:  Urban Forestry user fee analysis to be completed in time for the 2016 budget process; Parks and Recreation permits in time for the 2017 budget process, and Community Recreation registered program user fees in time for the 2018 budget process.

 

177.     City Council direct the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to review all future impacts of capital projects on operating budgets and consider strategies to mitigate future operating budget impacts.

 

178.     City Council request Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report back in time for the 2016 Operating Budget process funding consideration on the feasibility of increasing the Ferry Reserve contribution by 25% as proposed in the Ferry Replacement Reserve Continuity Schedule.

 

 179.    City Council request the General Manager, Parks, Forestry and Recreation to report to the May 19, 2015 Parks and Environment Committee meeting on the viability of extending the 2015-2016 outdoor artificial ice rink season, such report to include:

 

a.              participation statistics for the current 2014-2015 outdoor artificial ice rink season; and

b.              all viable options and associated costs related to extending the 2015-2016 outdoor artificial ice rink season.

 

 Shelter, Support and Housing Administration

 

180.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Shelter, Support and Housing Administration of $650.487 million gross, $283.441 million net for the following services:

 

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

Homeless and Housing First Solutions

182,886.8

 

70,817.9

 

 

Social Housing System Management

467,600.3

212.623.3

 

 Total Program Budget

650,487.1

 

283,441.2

 

 

181.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Shelter, Support and Housing Administration as outlined on pages  21, 22 and 26 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Shelter, Support and Housing Administration (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 708.2 positions.

 

182.     City Council reaffirm to the Province the necessity to reinstate the Provincial subsidy so that the City can meet the legislative requirements for Social Housing.

 

183.     City Council advocate to the Federal government the need to continue federal funding after mortgage expiration, as its share of funding Social Housing.

 

184.     City Council reiterate its request for Toronto Community Housing to report back annually, through the Toronto Community Housing Corporation Annual Report, with an updated Ten-Year Capital Financing Plan including details on the capital repairs expenditures from the prior year, outstanding capital repairs, and changes in estimates to current and future capital repair requirements and capital repair funding, to allow the City to include the Toronto Community Housing backlog with the City's annual budget process.

 

 

Social Development, Finance and Administration

 

185.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Social Development, Finance and Administration of $47.391 million gross, $30.970 million net, for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Community and Neighbourhood Development

Community Partnership Investment Program

Financial Management and Program Support

Social Policy and Planning

Toronto Office of Partnerships

Corporate Leadership (DCM)

14,789.0

21,170.9

5,756.7

3,074.2

1,390.4

1,209.7

 

3,879.8

18,800.9

4,420.4

1,967.4

782.3

1,119.6

 

Total Program Budget

47,390.9

 

30,970.4

 

 

186.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Social Development, Finance and Administration as outlined in Part II of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Social Development, Finance and Administration (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 128.5 positions.

 

187.     City Council authorize the Acting Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration to enter into an agreement with the Ministry of Children and Youth Services to develop a Youth Asset Mapping Tool.

 

188.     City Council request the Director, Toronto Office of Partnerships, in consultation with other city divisions and staff, as necessary, to aggressively pursue significantly increased private sector contributions, sponsorships and partnerships for Toronto's student nutrition programs.

 

 

Toronto Employment and Social Services

 

189.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Employment and Social Services of $1,113.171 million gross, $151.348 million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

                         Gross

($000s)

     Net

     ($000s)

Employment Services:

71,566.8

 

19,252.5

Financial Supports:

907,935.7

 

80,284.2

Integrated Case Management & Service Planning:

133,668.7

 

51,810.8

Total Program Budget

1,113,171.2                     

 

151,347.5          

 

190.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Toronto Employment and Social Services as outlined on pages 16, 20, and 24 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Employment and Social Services (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 2,091.0 positions.

 

 

Toronto Paramedic Services

 

191.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Paramedic Services of $197.806 million gross, $74.705 million net for the following services:

 

  

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Community Paramedicine and Emergency Call Mitigation:

Emergency Medical Care:

City Emergency and Major Event Mass Casualty Care:

Emergency Medical Dispatch and Preliminary Care:

3.331.6 

163,450.3

4,463.9

26,560.6

 

832.1

72,525.8

893.5

454.1

Total Program Budget

197,806.4

 

74,705.4

 

192.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Toronto Paramedic Services as outlined on pages 21, 25, 28 and 31 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Paramedic Services (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 1,391.8 positions.

 

193.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended new user fee for Toronto Paramedic Services identified in Appendix 7b to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Paramedic Services (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

 

CITIZEN CENTRED SERVICES "B"

 

City Planning

 

194.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for City Planning of $43.086 million gross, $15.608 million net for the following services:

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

Net

($000s)

Development Review, Decision and Implementation

24,200.5

34.1

City Building and Policy Development

18,885.1

 

15,574.2

Total Program Budget

43,085.5

 

15,608.3

 

195.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for City Planning as outlined on pages 16, 17, 20, 21 and 22 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - City Planning (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 373 positions.

 

196.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes above the inflationary adjusted rate for City Planning identified in Appendix 7a to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - City Planning (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

197.     City Council direct the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, to report back to the Budget Committee through the Planning and Growth Management Committee on all outstanding studies, and current studies underway (including Heritage Studies, Secondary Plans, Policy Studies, and work in support of appeals), criteria for ranking their priority, whether completed studies achieved their intended results, and any recommended staffing and budgetary adjustments for the 2016 Budget process.

 

198.     City Council request the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, to include in the Service Level Review staffing and budgetary adjustments, if necessary, to achieve the 2016 and future work plan needs.

 

Engineering and Construction Services

 

199.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Engineering and Construction Services of $66.848 million gross, $7.554 million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Municipal Infrastructure Construction

Engineering Review and Acceptance

Engineering Information

45,619.3

12,346.9

8,882.1

 

1,453.5

2,779.9

3,320.9

 

Total Program Budget

66,848.3

 

7,554.3

 

 

200.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Engineering and Construction Services as outlined on pages 16, 20 and 24 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Engineering and Construction Services (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 540.1 positions.

 

201.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes above the inflationary adjusted rate for Engineering and Construction Services identified in Appendix 7a to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Engineering and Construction Services (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

Fire Services

 

202.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Fire Services of $432.927 million gross, $415.927 million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Fire Rescue and Emergency Response:

Disaster Response and Event Support:

Fire Prevention, Inspection and Enforcement:

Fire Safety Education:

405,485.1

3,729.0

19,236.4

4,476.6

 

391,843.7

882.3

18,735.6

4,465.3

 

Total Program Budget

432,927.1

 

415,926.9

 

 

203.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Toronto Fire Services as outlined on pages 19, 21, 25 and 28 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Fire Services (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 3,156.8 positions.

 

Municipal Licensing and Standards

 

204.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Municipal Licensing and Standards of $50.894 million gross and $21.075 million net, for the following services:

 

Service:

Gross

                         Net

($000s)

($000s)

Animal Care, Control and Sheltering

10,462.9

7,299.7

Business Licensing, Enforcement & Permitting

8,506.1

   (14,776.2)

By-Law Enforcement

15,838.9

14,049.9

Property Standards, Inspect. and Compliance

16,086.5

14,501.8

Total Program Budget

50,894.4

21,075.2

  

205.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Municipal Licensing and Standards as outlined on pages 18, 22, 26 and 30 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Municipal Licensing and Standards (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 460.0 positions.

 

206.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes for Municipal Licensing and Standards identified in Appendix 7a to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Municipal Licensing and Standards (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

207.     City Council request the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to report to the Budget Committee prior the 2016 Budget process on the findings and budget impact of the Municipal Licensing and Standards comprehensive user fee and revenue review.

 

208.     City Council request the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards to consult with the Financial Planning Division prior to the 2016 Budget process on the results of the Municipal Standards Officer pilot vehicle project in order to re-evaluate the pilot project and determine any further requirements including adding new vehicles in replacement of the Municipal Standards Officers' pilot vehicles.

 

209.      City Council request the Executive Director, Municipal Licensing and Standards to report to the Licensing and Standards Committee on:

 

a.          focussed nuisance issues (e.g., conduct in parks and dumping of waste, body rub parlours), and to manage community related issues related to housing (e.g., rooming houses). The report should include a description of the strategies in detail, including where, how and when they will be implemented; and

 

b.         how Toronto compares to other cities in terms of number of by-law, investigative and enforcement officers and response rates. The report should also include the expected level of staff/resources needed for Toronto to achieve the response rates of comparable cities.

 

Policy, Planning, Finance and Administration

 

210.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Policy, Planning, Finance and Administration of $22.109 million gross, $9.757 million net, for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Organizational Effectiveness

Financial Management

Program Support

Corporate Leadership (DCM)

Office of Emergency Management

1,938.0

8,172.0

8,189.4

777.6

3,032.0

 

670.3

3,984.9

1,527.0

777.6

2,797.0

 

Total Program Budget

22,108.9

 

9,756.8

 

 

 211.    City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Policy, Planning, Finance and Administration as outlined on pages 14, 17, 18, 21 and 26 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Policy, Planning, Finance and Administration (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 199.4 positions.

 

Toronto Building

 

212.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Building of $50.339 million gross, ($10.861) million net, comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Building Permission and Information

Building Compliance

  27,869.9

22,468.7

 

(5,974.7)

(4,886.5)

 

Total Program Budget

50,338.6

 

(10,861.2)

 

 

213.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Toronto Building as outlined on pages 15, 16 and 20 of the  2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget -Toronto Building (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 448.0 positions.

 

214.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes above the inflationary adjusted rate for Toronto Building identified in Appendix 7a to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget -Toronto Building (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

Transportation Services

 

215.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Transportation Services of $346.840 million gross, $205.275 million net, for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

Permits and Applications

Road and Sidewalk Management:

Transportation Safety and Operations

15,808.7

241,755.4

89,275.5

 

(16,946.6)

143,436.7

   78,784.8

 

 

Total Program Budget

346,839.7

 

     205,274.9

 

 216.    City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Transportation Services as outlined on pages 19, 23 and 32 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Transportation Services (Analyst Notes) associated staff complement of 1,109.3 positions;

 

217.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes above the inflationary adjusted rate for Transportation Services identified in Appendix 7a to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Transportation Services (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

218.     City Council request Transportation Services report to the April 9, 2015 meeting of the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on with the detailed fees and implementation plan following further consultation regarding the Lane Occupancy Fee and Street Event Fee provisions contained in the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Transportation Services (Analyst Notes).

 

 

INTERNAL SERVICES AND OTHER CITY PROGRAMS

 

311 Toronto

 

219.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for 311 Toronto of $18.920 million gross, $10.591 million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

311 Development:

311 Service Delivery:

311 Information and Business Processing:

311 Performance Reporting:

3,713.4

13,381.0

1,550.2

275.8

 

677.1

8,087.4

1,550.2

275.8

Total Program Budget

18,920.4

 

10,590.5

 

220.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for 311 Toronto as outlined on pages 14, 16, 19 and 22 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - 311 Toronto (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 182.0 positions.

 

Facilities Management, Real Estate Services, and Environment and Energy Office

 

221.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Facilities Management, Real Estate Services, and Environment and Energy Office of $189.210 million gross, $65.319 million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Facilities Management:

Real Estate:

Environment and Energy:

120,662.6

27,315.8

41,232.0

 

69,779.0

(27,807.1)

23,347.2

Total Program Budget

189,210.4

 

65,319.1

 

222.     City Council direct that the confidential information contained in Confidential Attachment 1 to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Facilities Management, Real Estate Services, and Environment and Energy Office (Analyst Notes), remain confidential until the outcome of City Council's decision has been communicated to Unions and affected staff.

 

223.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Facilities Management, Real Estate Services, and Environment and Energy Office as outlined on pages 17, 20, and 23 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Facilities Management, Real Estate Services, and Environment and Energy Office (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 1,007.5 positions.

 

224.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes above the inflationary adjusted rate for Facilities Management, Real Estate Services, and Environment and Energy Office identified in Appendix 7a to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Facilities Management, Real Estate Services, and Environment and Energy (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

Fleet Services

 

225.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Fleet Services of $50.697 million gross, ($1.700 million) net for the following services:

 

Service

Gross             ($000s)

 

Net                     ($000s)

Fleet Management

Fuel Management

33,851.4

16,845.2

 

(496.7)

(1,203.3)

Total Program Budget

  50,696.6

 

(1,700)

 

226.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Fleet Services as outlined on pages 8, 18 and 22 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Fleet Services (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 176 positions.

 

Information and Technology

 

227.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Information and Technology of $119.987 million gross, $70.745 million net, for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Business IT Solutions:

Computer and Communications Technology Infrastructure

42,475.5

45,479.7

 

21,730.5

29,847.8

Enterprise IT Planning and Client Services:

32,032.1

 

19,166.7

Total Program Budget

119,987.3

 

70,745.0

 

228.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Information and Technology as outlined on pages 18, 22 to 24 and 29 to 31 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Information and Technology (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 823 positions.

 

229.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes above the inflationary adjusted rate for Information and Technology in Appendix 7a to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Information and Technology (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

Office of the Chief Financial Officer

 

230.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer of $16.227 million gross, $9.446 million net, for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Finance and Administration:

Corporate Finance:

Financial Planning:

2,771.9

5,477.0

7,977.6

 

2,585.6

1,762.3

5,097.9

 

Total Program Budget

16,226.5

 

9,445.8

 

 

231.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer  as outlined on pages 16-17, 22-26 and 31 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 114 positions.

 

Office of the Treasurer

 

232.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for the Office of the Treasurer of $77.283 million gross, $30.373 million net, for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Pension, Payroll and Employee Benefits:

Purchasing and Materials Management:

Accounting Services:

Revenue Services:

16,687.2

11,330.5

13,001.4

36,264.1

 

11,417.8

7,483.5

10,670.1

801.9

 

Total Program Budget

77,283.2

 

30.373.3

 

 

233.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for the Office of the Treasurer as outlined on pages 18, 23, 28-30 and 34-36 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Office of the Treasurer (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 737 positions.

 

234.      City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes above the inflationary adjusted rate for the Office of the Treasurer in Appendix 7a to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Office of the Treasurer (Analyst Notes).

 

235.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended new user fee identified in Appendix 7b and recommended user fee rationalization identified in Appendix 7f to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Office of the Treasurer (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

City Manager's Office

 

236.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for the City Manager's Office of $55.061 million gross, $46.922 million net, for the following services:

  

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Executive Management:

Strategic and Corporate Policy:

Internal Audit:

Strategic Communications:

Equity, Diversity and Human Rights:

HR Employee and Labour Relations:

HR Employment Services:

HR Organization and Employee Effectiveness:

HR Safe and Healthy Workplaces:

2,979.3

4,386.2

1,134.4

6,366.8

1,811.8

7,851.9

11,689.8

7,560.9

11,280.2

 

2,979.3

3,534.6

523.4

4,789.1

1,809.3

6,714.9

9,711.1

6,231.1

10,629.1

 

Total Program Budget

55,061.3

 

46,921.9

 

 

237.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for the City Manager's Office as outlined on pages 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 33, 37, 40 and 44 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - City Manager's Office (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 443.5 positions.

 

238.     City Council request the City Manager, prior to the 2016 Budget process:

 

a.         Report on provincial funding shortfalls to municipal projects and programs including shortfalls to:

 

i.             TTC operating and capital projects;

ii.          Housing; and

iii.         Social Assistance

 

b.         Develop and submit for Council's consideration an advocacy campaign for fair and equitable municipal taxation reform based on the findings of this report.

 

City Clerk's Office

 

239.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for City Clerk's Office of $50.178 million gross, $32.763 million net of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Elect Government:

Make Government Work:

Open Government:

5,269.5

20,271.5

24,636.9

 

0.0

18,023.3

14,739.4

 

Total Program Budget

50,177.9

 

32,762.7

 

 

240.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for City Clerk's Office as outlined on pages 14, 17 and 20 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - City Clerk's Office (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 415.4 positions.

 

241.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee rate changes related to other adjustments for the City Clerk's Office identified in Appendix 7a as well as discontinued fees identified in Appendix 7c to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - City Clerk's Office (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

Legal Services

 

242.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Legal Services of $49.609 million gross, $20.348 million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

Net

($000s)

Civil Litigation:

Prosecution:

Solicitor:

13,547.0

16,181.2

19,880.8

  7,968.4

  2,423.0

  9,956.3

 

Total Program Budget

49,608.9

 

20,347.7

 

 243.    City Council approve the 2015 recommended service level for Legal Services as outlined on page 8 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Legal Services (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 302.4 positions.

 

244.     City Council direct the City Solicitor to develop service levels for each service and performance measures for each service and activity in time for the 2016 Budget process.

 

245.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes above the inflationary adjusted rate for Legal Services identified in Appendix 7a to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Legal Services (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

 

City Council

 

246.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for City Council of $20.815 million gross, $20.685 million net, of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

City Council

20,815.0

 

20,685.0

 

Total Program Budget

20,815.0

 

20,685.0

 

 

247.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for City Council as outlined on page 7 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - City Council (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 176.0 positions.

 

248.     City Council approve the allocation of $0.044 million  of the Council General Expense Budget to a fund to be used by Councillors for the provision of accessibility services to meet the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act during meetings or events.

 

249.     City Council approve the amendment to the entitlement  related to the meeting of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) in the Constituency Services and Office Budget Policy so that use of the $0.044 million  fund in Recommendation 246 above replaces the current entitlement of up to $0.001 million  per Councillor and provides that:

 

a.         use of this fund will be based on a first-come first-served basis;

 

b.         there is no limit per Councillor; and

 

c.         Councillors wishing to use this pooled fund must first contact the City Clerk's Office to ensure that funds are available.

 

Office of the Mayor

 

250.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for the Office of the Mayor of $2.297 million gross, $2.297 million net of the following:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

Net

($000s)

Office of the Mayor :

2,297.1

2,297.1

 

Total Program Budget

 2,297.1

 

 2,297.1

 

 

251.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended staff complement for the Office of the Mayor of 20.0 positions.

 

Accountability Offices:

252.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for the Accountability Offices of $7.850 million gross and $7.850 million net, composed of the following Offices:

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

Net

($000s)

Auditor General's Office

Office of the Integrity Commissioner

Office of the Lobbyist Registrar

Office of the Ombudsman

4,716.6

338.7

1,123.9

1,670.5

4,716.6

338.7

1,123.9

1,670.5

 

Total Program Budget

7,849.7

7,849.7

 

 

253.     City Council approve the Accountability Offices staff complement of 50.8 positions.

 

AGENCIES

 

Arena Boards of Management

 

254.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Arena Boards of Management of $8.400 million gross, ($0.007) million net for the following services:

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net                   

 ($000s)

 

 

 

George Bell Arena

669.2

0.0

William H. Bolton Arena

1,138.5

(0.8)

Larry Grossman Forest Hill Memorial Arena

1,150.4

(1.2)

Leaside Memorial Community Gardens

1,936.9

(3.5)

McCormick Playground Arena

725.2

(0.2)

Moss Park Arena

854.3

(0.1)

North Toronto Memorial Arena

988.4

(0.9)

Ted Reeve Arena

937.6

(0.0)

Total Program Budget

8,400.4

(6.8)

 

255.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Service Levels for the Arena Boards of Management as outlined on page 7 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Arena Boards of Management (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 66.6 positions.

 

256.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended market rate user fee changes for Arena Boards of Management identified in Appendix 7 to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Arena Boards of Management (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

257.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended new user fees for Leaside Garden and George Bell Arena Boards of Management as identified in Appendix 7b (Recommended New User Fees) to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Arena Boards of Management (Analyst Notes) for addition to the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

Association of Community Centres

 

258.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for the Association of Community Centres of $7.872 million gross and $7.474 million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

Net

($000s)

519 Church Street Community Centre:

1,422.8

1,278.8

Applegrove Community Complex:

368.7

368.7

Cecil Community Centre:

700.6

700.6

Central Eglinton Community Centre:

632.1

632.1

Community Centre 55:

758.9

758.9

Eastview Neighbourhood Community Centre:

547.3

547.3

Harbourfront Community Centre:

1296.9

1296.9

Ralph Thornton Centre:

698.6

659.2

Scadding Court Community Centre:

910.3

910.3

Swansea Town Hall:

535.7

320.8

Total Program Budget               

 7,871.9           

 

7,473.7

 

259.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for the Association of Community Centres as outlined on pages 9 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Association of Community Centres (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 77.9 positions.

 

260.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes above the inflationary adjusted rate for Swansea Town Hall identified in Appendix 7a to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Association of Community Centres (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

Exhibition Place

 

261.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Exhibition Place of $38.131 million gross, ($0.300) million net for the following services:

 

Service

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

 

Conventions, Conferences and Meetings

       4,794.5

 

              0.0

Exhibitions and Events

     15,842.0

 

    (9,409.2)

Exhibition Place Asset Management

     15,153.7

 

     13,458.2

Exhibition Place Parking Access

       2,340.7

 

    (4,349.1)

Total Program Budget

     38,130.9

 

       (300.0)

 

262.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Service Levels for Exhibition Place as outlined on pages 14,16,18, and 20 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Exhibition Place (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 395.0 positions.

 

263.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes for Exhibition Place identified in Appendix 7 to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Exhibition Place (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

Heritage Toronto

 

264.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Heritage Toronto of $0.761 million gross, $0.312 million net of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Heritage Promotion and Education

Heritage Fundraising and Partnership Development

484.0

277.3

 

111.5

200.3

 

Total Program Budget

761.3

 

311.8

 

 

265.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Heritage Toronto as outlined on pages 10 and 12 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Heritage Toronto (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 7 positions.

 

Theatres

 

266.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Theatres of $23.126 million gross, $5.148 million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts

Toronto Centre for the Arts

16,274.6

3,446.8

3,404.8

 

1,637.3

1,747.9

1,762.5

 

Total Program Budget

 23,126.2

 

5,147.7

 

 

267.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Theatres as outlined on page 15 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Theatres (Analyst Notes)  and associated staff complement of 163.1 positions.

 

268.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended market-based user fee changes for St. Lawrence Centre's Jane Mallet Theatre identified in Appendix 7a to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Theatres (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

269.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee rationalization for the Toronto Centre's Main Stage Theatre identified in Appendix 7f to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Theatres (Analyst Notes) for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

 

270.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto and Region Conservation Authority of $40.187 million gross and $3.456 million net:

 

Service:

Gross

 ($000s)

 

                Net

                ($000s)

TRCA

40,187.0

 

8,054.0

Total Program Budget

40,187.0          

 

8,054.0          

Less: Toronto Water Contribution

 

 

4,598.0

Tax-Supported

 

 

3,456.0

 

Toronto Atmospheric Fund

 

271.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for the Toronto Atmospheric Fund of $2.575 million gross and $0 million net for the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

Net

($000s)

 

Toronto Atmospheric Fund

  2,575.0

0

 

Total Program Budget

   2,575.0

0

 

 

272.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service level for the Toronto Atmospheric Fund as outlined on page 7 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Atmospheric Fund (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 8 positions.

 

Toronto Police Service

 

273.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Police Service of $1.150 billion gross and $952.661 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Toronto Police Service

1,149,534.4

 

952,661.2

 

 

Total Program Budget

1,149,534.4

 

952,661.2

 

 

274.     City Council confirm the revised Toronto Police Service uniform establishment of 5,462 officers and civilian establishment of 2,218 that was approved by the Toronto Police Services Board.

 

275.     City Council request the Toronto Police Services Board work with City staff to establish service standards and service levels for the Toronto Police Service, as previously requested by City Council, in time for the 2016 Budget process.

 

276.     City Council request, as a result of the review of the Lifeguard and School Crossing Guard Programs, Toronto Police Service continue to deliver these functions and that the associated funding be transferred from the City's Non-Program Budget to the Service's Operating Budget as part of the March 31, 2015 First Quarter Variance Report.

 

Toronto Police Services Board

 

277.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Police Services Board of $3.066 million gross, $2.316 million net for the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Toronto Police Service

3,065.8

 

2,315.8

 

Total Program Budget

3,065.8

 

2,315.8

 

 

278.     City Council approve the Toronto Police Services Board's staff complement of 7 positions.

 

Parking Tags Enforcement and Operations

 

279.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for the Parking Tags Enforcement and Operations of $63.461 million gross, ($31.808) million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Police Parking Enforcement:

Parking Revenue Processing:

Judicial Processing:

Parking Tag Revenue:

45,604.8

6,494.0

6,362.4

5,000.0

 

44,120.2

6,494.0

6,362.4

(88,785.4)

 

Total Program Budget

63,461.2

 

(31,808.8)

 

 

280.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Parking Tags Enforcement and Operations as outlined on pages 14, 16 and 18 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Parking Tags Enforcement and Operations (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 394 positions.

 

 Toronto Public Health

 

281.          City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Public Health of $252.198 million gross, $56.945 million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Chronic Diseases and Injuries:

Emergency Preparedness:

Environmental Health:

Family Health:

Infectious Diseases:

Public Health Foundations:

34,359.4

3,169.7

23,977.2

98,905.5

62,984.3

28,801.9

 

9,566.1

763.2

5,435.9

16,551.2

13,476.8

11,151.3

 

Total Program Budget

252,198.0

 

56,944.5

 

 

282.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Toronto Public Health as outlined on pages 18, 19, 26, 30, 31, 35, 36 and 37 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Public Health (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 1,874.1 positions

 

283.     City Council request Toronto Public Health work with Financial Planning to update service levels which provide concise language and to provide service levels for the Public Health Foundations service in time for the 2016 Budget process.

 

284.     City Council request that Financial Planning work with the Medical Officer of Health to ensure any annualized cost for the new Day Nursery Immunization program is included in the 2016 Budget.

 

Toronto Public Library

 

285.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Public Library of $188.446 million gross, $171.930 million net, for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Library Collections and Borrowing:

Branch and E-Services:

Partnerships, Outreach and Customer Engagement:

71,501.9

110,070.3

6,873.7

 

65,675.5

99,619.9

6,634.5

Total Program Budget

188,446.0

 

171,929.9

 

 286.    City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Toronto Public Library as outlined on pages 17, 21, 22, 23, 26 and 27 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Toronto Public Library (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 1,739.9 positions.

 

287.     City Council request Toronto Public Library to report back on any progress achieved in the cost, terms and conditions to acquire and circulate e-material in time for the 2016 Budget process.

 

Toronto Transit Commission (Conventional and Wheel-Trans)

 

288.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Transit Commission Conventional Service of $1.694 billion gross and $473.931 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

TTC Conventional Service

1,694,020.3

 

473,930.8

 

Total Program Budget

1,694,020.3

 

473,930.8

 

 

289.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended staff complement for Toronto Transit Commission Conventional Service of 13,780 positions.

 

290.     City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission to continue to work with the City to develop a multi-year funding framework that includes projected City funding, passenger revenue and a fare policy that considers increased ridership and the rate of inflation and accounts for cost-cutting initiatives, customer service improvements and key performance indicators for 2014.

 

291.     City Council request Toronto Transit Commission staff to continue to work with City staff to establish service standards and service levels for both the Toronto Transit Commission Conventional Service and Wheel-Trans Service for 2016.

 

292.     City Council request the Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Transit Commission and the City Manager to continue discussions on partnering with the Province for permanent sustainable funding in order to return the Toronto Transit Commission's provincial funding for Toronto Transit Commission operations to the 50% level of the mid-1990s.

 

293.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Transit Commission Wheel-Trans Service of $115.313 million gross and $108.799 million net, comprised of the following service:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Wheel-Trans

115,313.1

 

108,798.8

 

Total Program Budget

115,313.1

 

108,798.8

 

 

294.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended staff complement for Toronto Transit Commission Wheel-Trans Service of 562 positions.

 

295.     City Council request the Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Transit Commission and the City Manager to continue discussions on partnering with the Province for permanent sustainable funding for impacts of legislated requirements on Wheel-Trans services such as the impacts of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

 

296.     City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission to continue to work with City staff to develop 2017 and 2018 plan estimates which will include the operating impacts from completed transit expansion projects prior to the 2016 Budget process, including operating costs associated with the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension and the PRESTO fare system.

 

297.      City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission Board of Directors to direct the Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Transit Commission, in consultation with other city divisions, as appropriate, to report to the Toronto Transit Commission Board of Directors in the third quarter of 2015 with an organizational review of the Toronto Transit Commission, including staffing levels, with a focus on a more efficient, streamlined structure.

 

298.     City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission Board of Directors to direct the Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Transit Commission to report to the Toronto Transit Commission Board of Directors in the third quarter of 2015 with a detailed analysis of the reasons for the delay of the Automatic Train Control and options to accelerate the implementation of Automatic Train Control

 

Toronto Zoo

 

299.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Zoo of $50.563 million gross, $11.708 million net, for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Zoo Conservation and Science

Zoo Fundraising and Strategic Partnership

Zoo Visitor Services

17,799.9

2,890.7

29,872.3

 

15,804.9

(239.9)

(3,857.2)

 

Total Program Budget

50,562.9

 

11,707.8

 

 

300.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended service levels for Toronto Zoo as outlined on pages 15, 16, and 18 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Zoo (Analyst Notes) and associated staff complement of 402.5 positions.

 

301.     City Council approve the 2015 recommended user fee changes above the inflationary adjusted rate for Toronto Zoo identified in Appendix 7a as well as user fee technical adjustments identified in Appendix 7b to the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Zoo (Analyst Notes), for inclusion in the Municipal Code Chapter 441 - Fees and Charges.

 

Yonge-Dundas Square

 

302.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Yonge-Dundas Square of $2.266 million gross, $0.393 million net for the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Yonge-Dundas Square:

2,265.6

 

392.9

 

Total Program Budget

2,265.6

 

392.9

 

 

303.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Service Levels for Yonge-Dundas Square as outlined on page 6 of the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Yonge-Dundas Square (Analyst Notes), and associated staff complement of 6.5 positions.

 

304.     City Council request the General Manager of Economic Development and Culture to report back in response to "Governance and Policy Framework for Toronto's Public Squares" (item EX34.6) to the Executive Committee by June 2015.

 

 

CAPITAL AND CORPORATE FINANCING/NON-PROGRAM

 

305.     City Council approve the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Capital and Corporate Financing/Non-Program of $1,357.696 million gross and $51.430 million net comprised of the following services:

 

 

Service:

Gross

($000s)

 

Revenue

($000s)

 

Net

($000s)

Capital and Corporate Financing

Non-Program Expenditures

Non-Program Revenues

671,929.0

636,327.2

49,440.0

 

28,602.9

165,346.6

1,112,316.6

 

      643,326.1

      470,980.6

(1,062,876.6)

 

Total Program Budget

1,357,696.2

 

1,306,266.1

 

51,430.1

 

 

 

GENERAL

 

 

306.          City Council authorize the City Manager to undertake a Participatory Budget Pilot in the three (3) areas of Ward 33, Rustic (in Ward 12) and Oakridge (in Ward 35) and set aside up to $450,000 in capital funding for this purpose.

 

307.     City Council authorize the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to draw up to $150,000 from the Parkland Reserve Fund, Public Realm Reserve Fund and/or the Capital Financing Reserve Fund based on the identified community improvement projects aligned with the reserve fund purpose.

 

308.     City Council authorize the Deputy City Manager, Cluster A to dedicate $300,000 of Neighbourhood Improvement Area capital funding in the City's Facilities 2015-2024 Recommended Capital Budget and Plan

 

309.     City Council request the City Manager to report out the community improvement projects identified through the 2015 Participatory Budgeting Process to confirm final reserve fund draws.

 

310.     City Council request the City Manager to report later in 2015 on the results of the Participatory Budgeting Pilot including an evaluation of the 2015 Participatory Budgeting Pilot process and options for Participatory Budgeting Processes in the 2016 and future year's annual budget cycle.

 

311.     City Council receive the following for information:

 

a.         the report (December 16, 2014) from the Director, Fleet Services, and the Director, Financial Planning (item EX3.4l)

 

b.         the letter (November 17, 2014) from the Board of Health (item EX2.4m)

 

c.         the report (January 29, 2015) from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer (item EX3.4r)

 

d.         the report (February 3, 2015) from the Chief Financial and Administration Officer, Toronto Transit Commission (item EX3.4t)

 

e.         the report (February 3, 2015) from the Chief Financial and Administration Officer, Toronto Transit Commission (item EX3.4u)

 

f.          the report (February 19, 2015) from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer (item EX3.4ab)

 

g.         the report (February 19, 2015) from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer (item EX3.4ac)

 

312.     City Council forward to the Board of Health for information the report (February 17, 2015) from the Medical Officer of Health, titled "Day Nursery Immunization Program" [item EX3.4aa].

 

313.     City Council direct that Confidential Operating Budget Briefing Note #20 remain confidential as it pertains to the security of the property of the municipality or local board.

Decision Advice and Other Information

The Executive Committee:

 

1. Amended Recommendation 1 in the report (March 1, 2015) from the City Manager, Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, "Financial Issues Involving Metrolinx: Georgetown South, GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions, and Union Station" [EX3.1b/EX3.4ai] by deleting the words "to report back to Council if such an agreement cannot be reached" and inserting the words "report back to Council through the Executive Committee".

 

2. Requested the City Manager to report directly to Council with further detail on Recommendation 1 as amended, and Recommendations 3 and 4 in the report (March 1, 2015) from the City Manager, Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, titled, "Financial Issues Involving Metrolinx: Georgetown South, GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions, and Union Station" [Item EX3.1b/EX3.4ai].

 

3. Requested the Chief Corporate Officer to report directly to City Council on the details of the 2015 Capital Plan for 703 Don Mills Road.

 

 

The City Manager, the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and the Director, Financial Planning gave a presentation on Tax and Rate Supported Operating and Capital Budget.

 

The Executive Committee recessed its public meeting and met in closed session to ask questions on the report (March 1, 2015) from the City Manager, the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, titled “Financial Issues Involving Metrolinx - Georgetown South, GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions, and Union Station”, [EX3.1b/EX3.4ai] as it pertains to the security of the property of the municipality or local board.

Origin
(February 20, 2015) Letter from the Budget Committee
Summary

CAPITAL BUDGET

 

This report presents the City of Toronto's Tax Supported 2015 - 2024 Budget Committee (BC) Recommended Capital Budget and Plan and seeks Council approval of the 2015 Recommended Budget of $1.995 billion (excluding 2014 carry forward funding) and future year cash flow commitments of $6.650 billion for capital projects.  Furthermore, this report requests Council’s approval of the 2016 - 2024 Capital Plan of $11.022 billion, which will form the basis for developing future capital budgets, in accordance with the City’s multi-year financial planning and budgeting policies and practices.

 

The City's capital requirements are growing, driven by the city's population growth, maintenance of aging infrastructure, as well as requirements to consistently meet service needs and industry standards and legislated requirements. As of 2014, the City has $74 billion in infrastructure and physical assets, as well has $7 billion in unmet capital investments needs.

 

2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan balances City's priority for State Of Good Repair (SOGR) capital work and growth needs to address service gaps. 10-Year Capital Budget and Plan allocates $12.166 billion or 61.9% of its capital investments to State Of Good Repair projects and $6.687 billion or 34% to service improvement and growth related projects.

 

The City focused on prioritizing capital projects based on needs and benefits.  Comparing the 2014 – 2023 Capital Budget and Plan, the 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan includes $1.566 billion of additional debt funding to address priority needs in areas such as: transit, transportation, facilities, technology, as well as to provide funding to stabilize the City's state of good repair backlog. As a result, the accumulated state of good repair backlog is expected to be maintained at 6% to 6.8% of the total estimated asset value over the next 10 years.

 

Notwithstanding significant funding challenges, the 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan is fiscally prudent. The 2015-2025 Capital Plan ensures that the City’s debt burden remains just below the Council approved maximum debt service charge ratio of 15% of the tax levy, while meeting our capital spending needs. Additionally, the debt funding plan also helps in addressing the shortfall in CFC (Capital from Current) as part of the strategy to mitigate the $86 million Provincial funding loss for social Housing. Approval of the 10-Year Recommended Capital Plan, results in debt service charges inclusive of the Scarborough Subway budgeted at 11.5% in 2015, peaking at 14.9% in 2020 before declining to 12.9% in 2024.

 

In order to manage debt, the 10-Year Capital Budget and Plan continues to implement the non-debt capital funding strategies comprised of the continuation of the Surplus Management Policy (75% of operating budget surplus allocated to capital financing), proceeds from the monetization of the City’s marketable assets; maximizing Development Charges funding; and new Provincial and Federal funding targets to offset future capital plan pressures.

 

In preparation for the 2016 Budget process, staff will undertake a detailed review of the City's 2016-2025 capital requirements to ensure the City's highest needs are addressed within the approved debt affordability framework.

 

OPERATING BUDGET

 

This report presents the 2015 Budget Committee (BC) Recommended Tax Supported Operating Budget and seeks Council’s approval for the services, service levels, and spending plans detailed therein.  The 2015 BC Recommended Tax Supported Operating Budget is $9.848 billion gross and $3.849 billion net (excluding the Scarborough Subway Extension special levy).

 

The 2015 BC Recommended Tax Supported Operating Budget focuses on "Getting Toronto Moving" by improving transit services and transportation infrastructure, making key investments to help families and support for the City's most vulnerable residents through poverty reduction initiatives.  In addition to maintain the current service level, the City makes new investments as directed by City Council while keeping the cost of City services affordable and a property tax increase below inflation.  The major investments include support for the 2015 PanAm and Parapan American Games of $93 million, transit and transportation of $36 million and poverty reduction initiatives of $17 million.  Moreover, the 2015 BC Recommended Operating Budget makes major strides in addressing the loss of Toronto Pooling Compensation for Social Housing from the Province.

 

For a third consecutive year, significant advancements were made in achieving fiscal sustainability by eliminating the use of prior year’s surplus.  Revenue sources were maximized in accordance with expenditure growth.  Furthermore, the 2015 Budget Committee Recommended Tax Supported Operating Budget includes a moderate TTC fare increase of 10 cents to fund service improvements and a 1.5% average tax levy increase over the 2014 budget which is below the general rate of inflation.  Based on the City's tax policy, this results in a 2.25% residential and 0.75% non-residential property tax increase.  With City Council approving the additional tax levy for the Scarborough Subway construction (0.50% residential and 0.17% non-residential) the overall recommended total municipal tax increase in 2015 will be 1.8% resulting in 2.75% for residential and 0.92% for non-residential.

 

2016 and 2017 Plan

 

The City continues to face budgetary pressures in upcoming years.  It is estimated that the pressure in 2016 and 2017 will be $305 million and $276 million respectively after taking into account a potential moderate tax rate, assessment growth and TTC fare increases.  The pressures are primarily driven by inflationary costs of providing prior year services and service levels including cost of living adjustments, the annualized costs for 2015 service investments and budget adjustments to address the loss of Provincial funding for Social Housing.  It is critical that the City find budget adjustments and/or revenues of $44 million in 2016 and $45 million in 2017 to compensate for the loss of Provincial funding for Social Housing.

Background Information
(February 20, 2015) Letter from the Budget Committee on 2015 Capital and Operating Budgets
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77563.htm)

(February 27, 2015) Report from the City Manager and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on 2015 - 2024 Budget Committee Recommended Tax Supported Capital Budget and Plan and Appendices 1 - 5
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77630.pdf)

(February 27, 2015) Report from the City Manager and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on 2015 Budget Committee Recommended Tax Supported Operating Budget and Appendices 1 - 4
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77631.pdf)

2015 Budget Review Schedule
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77508.pdf)

(January 23, 2015) Notice of Public Meeting - 2015 Proposed Changes to User Fees
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77423.pdf)

(January 27, 2015) Notice of Public Meeting - 2015 Proposed Changes to User Fees - Appendix A - Recommended User Fee Changes
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77424.pdf)

(January 27, 2015) Notice of Public Meeting - 2015 Proposed Changes to User Fees - Appendix B -Recommended New User Fees
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77425.pdf)

(January 26, 2015) Presentation from the Deputy City Manager Cluster A, on Staff Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77494.pdf)

(January 26, 2015) Presentation from Toronto Public Health - City Manager Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77492.pdf)

(January 26, 2015) Presentation from Toronto Public Library on Staff Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77415.pdf)

(January 27, 2015) Presentation from the Deputy City Manager, Cluster B on Staff Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77426.pdf)

(January 27, 2015) Presentation from the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority on Staff Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77442.pdf)

(January 28, 2015) Presentation from the Toronto Transit Commmission on Staff Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77483.pdf)

(January 28, 2015) Presentation from the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Internal Services Staff Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77427.pdf)

(January 29, 2015) Presentation from the Toronto Police Service (including Parking and Board budgets) on Staff Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77436.pdf)

(January 29, 2015) Presentation from the Auditor General on the 2015 Operating Budget Request and 2015 - 2024 Capital Request and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77445.pdf)

(January 29, 2015) Presentation from the City Manager and Deputy City Manager on Loss of Toronto Pooling Compensation for Social Housing - Budget Strategy
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77453.pdf)

(January 29, 2015) Presentation from the Integrity Commissioner on the 2015 Operating Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77454.pdf)

(January 29, 2015) Presentation from the Lobbyist Registrar on the 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77455.pdf)

(January 29, 2015) Presentation from the Toronto Ombudsman on the 2015 Operating Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77456.pdf)

(January 29, 2015) Presentation from Toronto 2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games on Staff Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 Capital Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77435.pdf)

(January 29, 2015) Presentation from the City Manager on the City Managerís Office - Staff Recommended 2015 Operating Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77444.pdf)

(January 29, 2015) Presentation from Legal Services on Staff Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77446.pdf)

(January 29, 2015) Presentation from the City Clerkís Office on Staff Recommended 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77443.pdf)

(February 4, 2015) Presentation from the City Manager on 2015 Participatory Budgeting (PB) Pilot
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77414.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - 311 Toronto (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77437.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - 311 Toronto (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77464.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan Budget Request Overview - Accountability Officers
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77506.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Request Overview - Accountablity Officers
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77466.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Affordable Housing Office (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77480.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Arena Boards of Management (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77476.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Association of Community Centres (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77475.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Children's Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77499.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Children's Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77467.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - City Clerk's Office (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77482.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - City Clerk's Office (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77431.pdf)

(January 29, 2015) Revised 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - City Council (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77447.pdf)

(January 28, 2015) Revised 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - City Manager's Office (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77418.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - City Planning (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77417.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - City Planning (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77416.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Court Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77420.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Economic Development and Culture (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77507.pdf)

(January 26, 2015) Revised 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Economic Development and Culture (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77459.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Engineering and Construction Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77451.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Exhibition Place (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77474.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Exhibition Place (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77477.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Facilities Management and Real Estate Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77481.pdf)

(January 23, 2015) Revised 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Facilities Management, Real Estate Services, and Environment and Energy Office (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77484.pdf)

Confidential Attachment 1 to 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Facilities Management, Real Estate Services, and Environment and Energy Office (Analyst Notes)
(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Financial Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77498.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Fire Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77491.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Fire Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77434.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Fleet Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77438.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Fleet Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77465.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Heritage Toronto (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77428.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Information and Technology (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77497.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Information and Technology (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77460.pdf)

(January 28, 2015) Revised with Revised Recommendations -2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Legal Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77487.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Long-Term Care Homes and Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77488.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Long-Term Care Homes and Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77432.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Municipal Licensing and Standards (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77433.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Office of the Chief Financial Officer (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77461.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Office of the Mayor (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77449.pdf)

(January 26, 2015) Revised 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Office of the Treasurer (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77440.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Pan/Parapan American Games (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77504.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Parking Tags Enforcement and Operations (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77472.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Parks, Forestry and Recreation (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77496.pdf)

(February 19, 2015) Revised with Revised Recommendations - 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Parks, Forestry and Recreation (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77495.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Policy, Planning, Finance and Administration (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77478.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Shelter Support and Housing Administration (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77457.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Shelter, Support and Housing Administration (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77462.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Social Development, Finance and Administration (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77450.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77505.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Sustainable Energy Plan (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77439.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Theatres (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77448.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77422.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77471.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Atmospheric Fund (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77473.pdf)

(January 23, 2015) Revised 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget -Toronto Building (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77479.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Employment and Social Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77441.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Toronto Paramedic Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77421.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Paramedic Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77463.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Toronto Police Service (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77470.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Police Service (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77429.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Police Services Board (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77419.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Toronto Public Health (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77502.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Public Health (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77469.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Toronto Public Library (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77503.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Public Library (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77489.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Toronto Transit Commission (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77500.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Transit Commission (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77490.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Toronto Zoo (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77468.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Toronto Zoo (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77493.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Transportation Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77452.pdf)

(January 20, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Transportation Services (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77458.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Capital Budget - Waterfront Revitalization Initiative
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77501.pdf)

(January 19, 2015) 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget - Yonge-Dundas Square (Analyst Notes)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77430.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #1 - Staff Recommended Gapping
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77510.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #2 - 2015 -2018 Revenue Projections for Third Party Sign Tax
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77511.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Revised Briefing Note #3 - Close the Housing Gap Campaign 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77516.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #4 - Equity Targets and Child Care Expansion Reserve Fund (CCER)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77517.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Capital/Operating Budget Briefing Note #5 - Children's Services: Let's Talk Child Care Campaign
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77518.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #6 - Court Services - Revenue, Costs and Court Processes
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77519.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #7 - Meals on Wheels Costs and Fees
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77520.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #8 - Funding for Implementation of the Parks Service Plan in 2015 and 2016
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77521.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #9 - Tree Planting Program
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77522.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #10 - Ice and Pool Provision Service Profile Reporting Changes
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77523.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #11 - City Planning - Policy Staff Working on Transit Related and Social Planning Initiatives
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77524.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #12 - Impacts Arising from 2014 Budget Reductions
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77402.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #13 - Impacts of Gapping and Attrition on Response Time
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77486.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #14 - Vertical Response Times
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77509.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #15 - Staff Recommended Position Changes
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77394.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #16 - 2015 Funding related to Report EX37.1, Clause 228 entitled "2014 Capital and Operating Budgets"
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77395.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #17 - Service Charges and User Fees - Municipal Licensing and Standards
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77396.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #18 - Categorization of Municipal Licensing and Standards Service Levels in 2014 and 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77397.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #19 - Plan to Achieve a Service Level of 80% of Calls Answered Within 75 Seconds for 311 Toronto
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77398.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Confidential Operating Budget Briefing Note #20 - Enhanced Security Measures at City Hall
(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #21 - Cost to Provide Wi-Fi Services to Committee Rooms in Civic Centres
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77400.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #22 - Unpaid Provincial Offences Fines
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77401.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #23 - Tax Increment Equivalent Grant (TIEG) Programs
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77403.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #24 - Information Regarding Ontario Municipal Board Hearings
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77404.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #25 - Accessibility of Council, Committee and Other City Meetings
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77405.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #26 - Meeting Accessibility and AODA Compliance
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77406.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #27 - The Toronto Local Appeal Body
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77407.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #28 - Future Budget Pressures On Wheel-Trans Due To Toronto's Aging Population
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77408.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #29 - Wheel-Trans Users That Could Use TTC Conventional Services If All Stations Were Accessible
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77409.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #30 - Annualized Budget Costs for Toronto Transit Commission Special Constables and Fare Enforcement
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77410.pdf)

(February 13, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #39 - Changes to Existing User Fees and New User Fees in the 2015 Staff Recommended Operating Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77512.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Capital Budget Briefing Note #3 - Cost for Parks, Forestry and Recreation to Undertake 20 Additional Playground Replacements Per Year Over the Ten-Year Capital Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77411.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Capital Budget Briefing Note #4 - Federal Gas Tax Fund
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77412.pdf)

(February 12, 2015) 2015 Capital Budget Briefing Note #5 - Long-Term Peak Headway Projections for Streetcar Routes
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77413.pdf)

(February 13, 2015) 2015 Recommended Operating Budget Tax Supported Programs and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 13, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77513.pdf)

(February 13, 2015) 2015 - 2024 Budget Committee Recommended Capital Budget and Plan Tax Supported Program and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 13, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77514.pdf)

(February 13, 2015) Presentation from the City Manager on Loss of Toronto Pooling Compensation for Social Housing - Budget Strategy Follow Up
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77515.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #24(a) - 2015 - Addendum to Briefing Note #24 Information Regarding Ontario Municipal Board Hearings
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77384.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #40 - Contributions to and Withdraws from Reserves/Reserve Funds
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77383.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #41 - Swim to Survive Expansion
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77385.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #42 - Toronto Youth Equity Strategy Implementation
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77386.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #43 - Council Approved City Strategies - Financial Implications
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77387.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #44 - Itemized Budget Allocations Across Divisions for Urban Agricultural Initiatives
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77388.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #45 - Program for Maintenance of Surplus Properties
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77389.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Operating Budget Briefing Note #46 Specific Actions to Meet $5 Million TTC Budget Reduction Target
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77379.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Capital Budget Briefing Note #9 - Status of Bloor Street - Dupont Street Bikeway Study
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77390.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Capital Budget Briefing Note #10 - Funding for Corridor Signal Coordination Studies of Additional 500 Traffic Signals
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77391.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Capital Budget Briefing Note #11 - Bike Share Capital Funding
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77392.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Capital Budget Briefing Note #12 - Eglinton Crosstown LRT Extension
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77393.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 - 2024 Budget Committee Recommended Capital Budget and Plan Tax Supported Program and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 20, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77380.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) 2015 Recommended Operating Budget Rate Supported Programs and Agencies Wrap-Up Notes for February 20, 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77381.pdf)

(February 20, 2015) Presentation from Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell on TO Prosperity - Toronto Poverty Reduction Strategy - Allocation of Strategic Initiatives
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77382.pdf)

(March 2, 2015) Presentation from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on City Budget Presentation to Executive Committee - Tax and Rate Supported Operating and Capital Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77634.pdf)

Communications
(February 23, 2015) E-mail from Ken Lindsay (EX.Main.EX3.4.1)
(February 24, 2015) E-mail from Karen Bell, Manager, Policy and Stakeholder Relations, Community Living Toronto (EX.Main.EX3.4.2)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51566.pdf)

(February 19, 2015) E-mail from Sharon Yetman (EX.Supp.EX3.4.3)
(February 22, 2015) E-mail from Lauren Renzetti, Board Chair and Wayne Walder, Minister, Neighbourhood Unitarian Universalist Congregation (EX.Supp.EX3.4.4)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51557.pdf)

(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Kyle Baptista (EX.Supp.EX3.4.5)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Darryl Dash (EX.Supp.EX3.4.6)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Yvonne Bambrick (EX.Supp.EX3.4.7)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Alex Kolsteren (EX.Supp.EX3.4.8)
(February 24, 2015) E-mail from Sharon Yetman (EX.Supp.EX3.4.9)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Karen Bell (EX.Supp.EX3.4.10)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Hilary Cook (EX.Supp.EX3.4.11)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Janice Spellerberg (EX.Supp.EX3.4.12)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Claire Nelischer (EX.Supp.EX3.4.13)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Laura Mather (EX.Supp.EX3.4.14)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Colin Wolfe (EX.Supp.EX3.4.15)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Matthew Zambri (EX.Supp.EX3.4.16)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Che Yu Lin (EX.Supp.EX3.4.17)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Blair Clark (EX.New.EX3.4.18)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from David Simmons (EX.Supp.EX3.4.19)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from George Court (EX.Supp.EX3.4.20)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Eric Woodley (EX.Supp.EX3.4.21)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Sandra (EX.Supp.EX3.4.22)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Patricia Cavanagh (EX.Supp.EX3.4.23)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Geoff Kettel, Co-Chair FoNTRA and George Milbrandt, Co-Chair, FoNTRA (EX.Supp.EX3.4.24)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51591.pdf)

(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Michael Harrison (EX.Supp.EX3.4.25)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Guy Allen (EX.Supp.EX3.4.26)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Joseph Koole (EX.Supp.EX3.4.27)
(February 26, 2015) E-mail from Henrik Bechmann (EX.Supp.EX3.4.28)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Heather Nicol (EX.Supp.EX3.4.29)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Janet Hethrington (EX.Supp.EX3.4.30)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Elsa Lam (EX.Supp.EX3.4.31)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Robert Wasserman (EX.Supp.EX3.4.32)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Penny Gerrie (EX.Supp.EX3.4.33)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Geoffrey Jones, President, South Eglinton Ratepayers' and Residents' Association (SERRA) (EX.Supp.EX3.4.34)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51602.pdf)

(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Francisco Alvarez, Executive Director, Catherine Marshall, Chair, Alexandria Pike, Past-Chair and Peter Ortved, Former Chair, Heritage Toronto (EX.Supp.EX3.4.35)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51603.pdf)

(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Sue Dexter (EX.Supp.EX3.4.36)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Gee Chung, President, The Greater Yorkville Residents' Association (EX.Supp.EX3.4.37)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51605.pdf)

(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Eileen Denny, Vice-Chair, Confederation of Resident and Ratepayer Associations in Toronto (CORRA) (EX.Supp.EX3.4.38)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51606.pdf)

(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Erin Dunphy (EX.Supp.EX3.4.39)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Michael Occhipinti (EX.Supp.EX3.4.40)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Gail Otulakowski (EX.Supp.EX3.4.41)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Jean Trivett (EX.Supp.EX3.4.42)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Kinsley Wilson (EX.Supp.EX3.4.43)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Therese McGuirk (EX.Supp.EX3.4.44)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Steven Barnes and Julie Li (EX.Supp.EX3.4.45)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Tyler Greenleaf (EX.Supp.EX3.4.46)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Hania Sokolski (EX.Supp.EX3.4.47)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Glenn Yaffee (EX.Supp.EX3.4.48)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Linda Lapointe (EX.Supp.EX3.4.49)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from David Fleming, Executive Secretary, Swansea Area Ratepayers' Association (EX.Supp.EX3.4.50)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51622.pdf)

(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Melissa Goldstein, Housing Action Now (EX.Supp.EX3.4.51)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51623.pdf)

(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Sharon Yetman (EX.Supp.EX3.4.52)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Jessica Wilson, President, Ossington Community Association (EX.Supp.EX3.4.53)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51625.pdf)

(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Lisa Logan (EX.Supp.EX3.4.54)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Paul MacLean (EX.Supp.EX3.4.55)
(March 27, 2015) E-mail from Kathryn Stockwood (EX.Supp.EX3.4.56)
(February 28, 2015) E-mail from Susan Stock (EX.Supp.EX3.4.57)
(February 28, 2015) E-mail from Tara Christie (EX.Supp.EX3.4.58)
(February 28, 2015) E-mail from Justin Davis (EX.Supp.EX3.4.59)
(February 28, 2015) E-mail from Barbara Roston (EX.Supp.EX3.4.60)
(February 28, 2015) E-mail from Diane McKenzie (EX.Supp.EX3.4.61)
(February 28, 2015) E-mail from Hope Humphrey (EX.Supp.EX3.4.62)
(February 28, 2015) E-mail from Barbi Lazarus (EX.Supp.EX3.4.63)
(March 1, 2015) E-mail from Teresa Hannigan (EX.Supp.EX3.4.64)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Andrew Judge, President, Toronto Industry Network (EX.Supp.EX3.4.65)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51641.pdf)

(March 1, 2015) E-mail from John Hughes (EX.Supp.EX3.4.66)
(February 27, 2015) E-mail from Julie Mathien, President, Huron-Sussex Residents Organization (EX.Supp.EX3.4.67)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51643.pdf)

(March 1, 2015) E-mail from Myrette Paul-Chowdhury (EX.Supp.EX3.4.68)
(March 1, 2015) E-mail from Rick Whitten-Stovall, President, Bay Cloverhill Community Association (EX.Supp.EX3.4.69)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/comm/communicationfile-51645.pdf)

(March 1, 2015) E-mail from Arthur Lockhart (EX.Supp.EX3.4.70)
(March 1, 2015) E-mail from Joeanne Wojcik (EX.Supp.EX3.4.71)
(March 1, 2015) E-mail from Michael Freeman (EX.Supp.EX3.4.72)
(March 1, 2015) E-mail from Sue Chenette (EX.Supp.EX3.4.73)
(March 1, 2015) E-mail from Georgina Rimmer (EX.Supp.EX3.4.74)
Speakers

Councillor Shelley Carroll
Councillor Janet Davis
Councillor Mike Layton
Councillor Gord Perks
Councillor Josh Matlow
Councillor Pam McConnell
Councillor Sarah Doucette

Motions
1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Gary Crawford (Carried)

That the Executive Committee adopt the recommendations in the report (January 26, 2015) from the General Manager, Children's Services, titled "Children's Services Amendment to 2015 Operating Budget to Reflect Increase in Provincial Contributions" [Item EX3.4q]:

 

1.  City Council amend the proposed Children's Services 2015 Operating Budget to reflect the 2015 provincial funding allocation as follows:

 

a.  an additional $28.411 million in provincial funding;

 

b.  a reduction of $0.500 million to the recommended 2015 draw from the Child Care Expansion Reserve Fund;

 

 

c.  an expenditure increase of $5.331 million gross, $0 net; for service standard adjustments detailed in Recommendation 5a, b, and c below;

 

d.  an expenditure increase of $2.052 million gross, $0 net; to administer the Wage Enhancement program fully funded by the Province; and

 

e.  an additional $20.528 million gross, $0 net; to fund child care operators as part of the provincial Wage Enhancement program, in consultation with the City Solicitor.

 

2.  City Council authorize the General Manager, Children's Services:

 

a.  to flow up to an additional $20.528 million gross, $0 net; to child care operators for the provincial Wage Enhancement program;

 

b.  to enter into new contracts and amend existing contracts as required to promote and administer the Wage Enhancement program, ensure accountability and implement system changes, in consultation with the City Solicitor; and

 

c.  to work with Human Resources and Labour Relations staff to determine how to best implement the program for impacted staff in the City's directly operated child care and home child care agency.

 

3.  City Council amend the Recommended Children's Services and Parks, Forestry and Recreation 2015 Operating budgets, through an interdivisional charge/recovery to reflect the following:

 

a.  A transfer of $0.725 million of the $2.2 million contribution from the National Child Benefit Supplement Reserve, included in Children's Services 2015 Recommended Budget, is recommended to be reallocated to fund Middle Childhood expansion in 2015.  Expansion targets include 10 new Afterschool Recreation and Care (ARC) programs, in partnership with Parks Forestry and Recreation (PFR), serving approximately 300 school-age children; and

 

b.  Increase Parks, Forestry and Recreation's gross expenditure budget by $0.760 million, $0 net, funded by $0.725 million through interdepartmental recovery (IDR) from Children's Services. Additional funding of $0.035 million in 2015 is based on Council approved user fees for the Afterschool Recreation and Care program.  Parks, Forestry and Recreation's complement will be amended to include 9.8 FTE in 2015.

 

4.  That the General Manager, Children's Services report to Council in 2015 on a long-term strategy to address the division's projected shortfall and to ensure the continued viability of new Afterschool Recreation and Care (ARC) programs beyond the life of the National Child Benefit Supplement Reserve and the Child Care Expansion Reserve.

 

5.  City Council approve the following service standard adjustments for inclusion in the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Children's Services:

 

a.  the number of fees subsidies for infant, toddler, and pre-school age groups be increased by 184, for a total of $3.371 million;

 

b.  funding for Special Needs Resourcing be increased by $0.360 million;

 

c.  following Council approval of a recommended Funding Model, increase base funding by $1.6 million to support the transition to a new funding model and begin to address current funding inequities in the child care system; and

 

d.  expansion of Afterschool Recreation and Care (ARC) by 10 programs in 2015, with locations to be selected by Children’s Services and PFR, serving approximately 300 school-age children.


2 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Gary Crawford (Carried)

That the Executive Committee adopt the recommendations in the report (February 2, 2015) from the City Manager, titled "2015 Participatory Budgeting (PB) Pilot" [Item EX3.4s]:

 

1.  City Council authorize the City Manager to undertake a Participatory Budgeting (PB) Pilot in the three (3) areas of Ward 33, Rustic (in Ward 12) and Oakridge (in Ward 35) and set aside up to $450,000 in capital funding for this purpose;

 

2.  City Council authorize the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to draw up to $150,000 from the Parkland Reserve Fund, Public Realm Reserve Fund and/or the Capital Financing Reserve Fund based on the identified community improvement projects aligned with the reserve fund purpose.

 

3.  City Council authorize the Deputy City Manager A to dedicate $300,000 of Neighbourhood Improvement Area capital funding in the City's Facilities 2015-2024 Recommended Capital Budget and Plan.

 

4.  City Council request the City Manager to report out the community improvement projects identified through the 2015 Participatory Budgeting Process to confirm final reserve fund draws.

 

5.  City Council request the City Manager to report later in 2015 on the results of the Participatory Budgeting Pilot including an evaluation of the 2015 Participatory Budgeting Pilot process and options for Participatory Budgeting Processes in the 2016 and future years’ annual budget cycle.

 


3 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Gary Crawford (Carried)

That the Executive Committee adopt the recommendations in the report (February 10, 2015) from the Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, titled "Sign By-Law Enforcement Resources" [Item EX3.4y]:

 

1.  City Council approve, subject to City Council's approval of Item PG1.2 "Enforcement Strategy for Chapter 694 of the Municipal Code", the amendment to the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget to include an increase in funding of $0.083 million gross, $0 net, for two inspector positions dedicated to proactive enforcement of the Sign By-Law. The amendment will be reflected in the following Programs:

 

a.   Toronto Building's 2015 Recommended Operating Budget increase by $0.083 million gross and net in Building Compliance service, and the addition of 2.0 positions; and

 

b.  Court Services' 2015 Recommended Operating Budget increase by $0.083 million in fine revenue, resulting in a net reduction of $0.083 million in Court Case Management service.

 


4 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Gary Crawford (Carried)

That the Executive Committee adopt the recommendations in the report (February 13, 2015) from the Acting Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration, titled "Ministry of Children and Youth Services Funding for the Development of a Youth Asset Mapping Tool" [Item EX3.4z]:

 

1.  City Council authorize the Acting Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration to enter into an agreement with the Ministry of Children and Youth Services to develop a Youth Asset Mapping Tool.

 

2.  City Council amend the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Social Development, Finance and Administration to reflect the following:

 

a.  a one-time $0.130 million increase in gross expenditures and  $0.130 million increase in Provincial funding with $0 net; and

 

b.  an increase of one temporary position.

 


5 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Gary Crawford (Carried)

That the 2015 ROperating Budget for Toronto Public Library be amended to accurately account for the changes made to the Toronto Public Library's 2015 Operating Budget and staff complement associated with Toronto Public Library's Poverty Reduction Initiatives recommended by the Budget Committee as follows:

 

1.  The 2015 Operating Budget for Toronto Public Library be increased by $0.250 million gross and $0.375 million net and 2 positions comprised of:

 

a. $0.050 million gross and $0.175 million net for Library Access-Fine Forgiveness Pilot project; and

 

b. $0.200 million gross and net and 2 permanent positions in 2015 with incremental funding of $0.200 million and 2 permanent positions in 2016 for Youth Hubs expansion at 4 new sites.


6 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Gary Crawford (Carried)

That Recommendation 239 regarding a change in policy for the City Solicitor’s services associated with liquor licenses and attendance at Ontario Municipal Board hearings resulting from Committee of Adjustment decision appeals be deleted to coincide with the Budget Committee’s recommendation to re-instate $0.160 million in funding for the one Solicitor position.

 


7 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor David Shiner (Carried)

That:

 

1.  The 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for City Planning be increased by $0.525 million gross and net and 8.0 positions to reflect the addition of new positions planned to enhance Area Studies; Heritage Conservation District (HDC) Plans / Studies; and the Strategic Initiatives, Policy and Analysis unit.

 

2.  Subject to approval of the Recommendation 1 above respecting the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for City Planning, that the 2015 Recommended Budget for Capital from Current (CFC) funding be decreased by $0.525 million gross and net.

 

3.  In order to support the 2015 recommended enhanced service level for Heritage Conservation and Area Studies, that the City Planning 2015 – 2024 Capital Budget and Plan be increased by $5.0 million gross and $4.635 million in debt funding over the 10-year period, reflecting an annual increase of $0.5 million to the Heritage Conservation District Studies capital project (from $0.5 million per year to $1.0 million per year).

 


Vote (Amend Item)

Mar-02-2015

Result: Carried Majority Required
Yes: 10 Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory (Chair) 
No: 1 Frank Di Giorgio 
Absent: 2 Ana Bail„o, Michael Thompson 

8 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Michelle Berardinetti (Carried)

That:

 

1.  City Council direct the Chief Planner  and Executive Director, City Planning, to report back to the Budget Committee through the Planning and Growth Management Committee on all outstanding studies, and current studies underway (including Heritage Studies, Secondary Plans, Policy Studies, and work in support of appeals), criteria for ranking their priority, whether completed studies achieved their intended results, and any recommended staffing and budgetary adjustments for the 2016 Budget process.

 

2. City Council request the Chief Planner and Executive Director, City Planning, to include in the Service Level Review staffing and budgetary adjustments, if necessary, to achieve the 2016 and future work plan needs.

 


9 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor James Pasternak (Carried)

That the Chief Corporate Officer report directly to City Council on the details of the 2015 Capital Plan for 703 Don Mills Road.


10 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Jaye Robinson (Carried)

That City Council request the Director, Toronto Office of Partnerships, in consultation with other city divisions and staff, as necessary, to aggressively pursue significantly increased private sector contributions, sponsorships and partnerships for Toronto's student nutrition programs.


11 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Jaye Robinson (Carried)

That:

 

1.    City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission Board of Directors to direct the Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Transit Commission, in consultation with other city divisions, as appropriate, to report to the Toronto Transit Commission Board of Directors in the third quarter 2015 with an organizational review of the Toronto Transit Commission, including staffing levels, with a focus on a more efficient, streamlined structure.

 

2.    City Council request the Toronto Transit Commission Board of Directors to direct the Chief Executive Officer of the Toronto Transit Commission to report to the Toronto Transit Commission Board of Directors in the third quarter 2015 with a detailed analysis of the reasons for the delay of Automatic Train Control and options to accelerate the implementation of Automatic Train Control.

 


12 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor James Pasternak (Carried)

That Recommendation 1 in the report (March 1, 2015) from the City Manager, Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, "Financial Issues Involving Metrolinx: Georgetown South, GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions, and Union Station" [EX3.1b/EX3.4ai] be amended by deleting the words  "to report back to Council if such an agreement cannot be reached" and inserting the words "report back to Council through the Executive Committee".


13 - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)

That the City Manager report directly to Council with further detail on Recommendation 1 as amended, and Recommendations 3 and 4 in the report (March 1, 2015) from the City Manager, Deputy City Manager, Cluster B, and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer, titled, "Financial Issues Involving Metrolinx: Georgetown South, GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions, and Union Station" [EX3.1b/EX3.4ai].


14 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)

That the Toronto Public Library 2015 Operating Budget and 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan, as amended, be adopted.


Vote (Adopt Item as Amended)

Mar-02-2015

Result: Carried Majority Required
Yes: 10 Paul Ainslie, Michelle Berardinetti, Gary Crawford, Frank Di Giorgio, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Cesar Palacio, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner, John Tory (Chair) 
No: 0  
Absent: 3 Ana Bail„o, James Pasternak, Michael Thompson 

15 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That the Information and Technology, Toronto Police Services, Toronto Transit Commission and Toronto Community Housing Budgets as they pertain to funds allocated to expansion and provision of telephone, wireless, internet and television services, be adopted.


16 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong (Carried)

That the Strategic Communications Budget as it pertains to funds allocated to the provision of news summary services provided by Canada News Wire be adopted.


17 - Motion to Adopt Item as Amended moved by Mayor John Tory (Carried)

That the balance of the 2015 Capital and Operating Budgets be adopted as amended.

Declared Interests

The following member(s) declared an interest:

Councillor James Pasternak - as it relates to Toronto Public Library, as his spouse is an employee of the Toronto Public Library.
Mayor John Tory - the Information and Technology, Toronto Police Services, Toronto Transit Commission and Toronto Community Housing Budgets as they pertain to funds allocated to expansion and provision of telephone, wireless, internet and television services, due to his interest in Rogers Communications Inc., and the Strategic Communications Budget as it pertains to funds allocated to the provision of news summary services provided by Canada News Wire, due to his interest in Rogers Communications Inc.


4a Auditor General's Office 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan
Origin
(January 15, 2015) Report from the Auditor General
Summary

This report requests a Budget Committee recommendation for City Council to approve the Auditor General's Office 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan.  The Auditor General has never submitted a capital request and it is anticipated that this will be the only capital request submitted during the Auditor General's seven-year term.

 

The Auditor General's request is for $695,000 over the 10 year period for the state of good repair of the complaint management system and for the implementation of new audit management software.

 

1.         The plan includes a request for $565,000 to be funded over a two year period for the development of a replacement fraud and waste complaint management system for the Auditor General's Forensic Unit.

 

2.         A new audit management software that will improve staff efficiency in completing audits and result in the ability for staff to conduct and complete more audits at a cost of $130,000.

 

The Forensic Unit is integral to the Auditor General's Office and the fraud and waste complaint management database is a key component to enabling the Unit to conduct its work.  The current database is nearing the end of its useful life and has limited functionality.  The Auditor General will leverage the database system used by the Toronto Ombudsman's Office and customize it to meet unique needs of the Office.

 

Customizing the existing Ombudsman's complaint management system is required to meet specific workflow and reporting requirements of the Auditor General's Office.  The replacement system will provide a secure environment to track process and analyze fraud and waste allegations over the next 10 years.  

 

In off-election years, the Auditor General's budget is usually submitted to the Audit Committee in November, prior to submission to the Budget Committee.  The 2014 municipal election resulted in a compressed budget process time frame and as the first 2015 Audit Committee is scheduled for February 27, 2015 submission to the Audit Committee prior to the Budget Committee was not possible. 

 

As a result, an approved budget will be submitted at the February Audit Committee for information along with the Audit Work Plan.   

 

The Budget Committee Chair and the former Chair of the Audit Committee have been apprised of this change.

Background Information
(January 15, 2015) Report from the Auditor General on Auditor General's Office 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77115.pdf)

Appendix 1 - 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan Budget Request Overview - Accountability Officers
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77114.pdf)


4b Auditor General's Office - 2015 Operating Budget
Origin
(January 6, 2015) Report from the Auditor General
Summary

This report provides information relating to the 2015 budget for the Auditor General's Office and a recommended budget for approval by the Budget Committee.

 

The Auditor General's 2015 budget request is $4,716,600.  This equates to a $31.5 thousand (0.67 per cent) increase over the 2014 Council approved budget. 

 

In normal circumstances the budget of the Auditor General's Office would be tabled with the Audit Committee sometime in November, prior to submission to the Budget Committee.  Due to the election and the compressed budget process time frame, this was not possible.  The current process is consistent with the approach taken following the 2010 election.

 

Discussions were held with the City Clerk's Office and it was determined that a direct submission of the 2015 budget to Budget Committee would be appropriate.

 

The current Budget Chief and the former Chair of the Audit Committee have been updated on the approach being taken this year, and that is consistent in past practice.

Background Information
(January 6, 2015) Report and Appendices 1-3 from the Auditor General on Auditor General's Office - 2015 Operating Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77117.pdf)

Appendix 4 - 2015 Operating Budget Request Overview - Accountablity Officers
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77118.pdf)


4c Office of Lobbyist Registrar - 2015 -2024 Capital Budget and Plan
Origin
(January 8, 2015) Report from the Lobbyist Registrar
Summary

This report seeks Budget Committee’s recommendation for City Council to approve the Office of Lobbyist Registrar’s 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan.  This 10-Year Capital Budget and Plan enables the Office of the Lobbyist Registrar (OLR) to continue to provide and maintain an accessible, publicly available online lobbyist registry as required by the City of Toronto Act, 2006, s. 165.  The Capital Budget and Plan totals $0.660 million over the period from 2015 to 2024 for a capital project for State of Good Repair and development of critical features of the Lobbyist Registry system.

Background Information
(January 8, 2015) Report from the Lobbyist Registrar on Office of Lobbyist Registrar - 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77119.pdf)

Attachment 1 - 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan Budget Request Overview - Accountability Officers
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77120.pdf)


4d Office of the Lobbyist Registrar - 2015 Operating Budget Request
Origin
(January 8, 2015) Report from the Lobbyist Registrar
Summary

This report seeks Budget Committee's recommendation for City Council to approve the Office of the Lobbyist Registrar's 2015 Operating Budget Request of $1,123.9 thousand net.  The 2015 Operating Budget Request represents a 3.4 percent increase over the 2014 Approved Operating Budget.  There is no change in approved staff positions as a result of the 2015 Operating Budget Request.

Background Information
(January 8, 2015) Report from the Lobbyist Registrar on Office of the Lobbyist Registrar - 2015 Operating Budget Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77123.pdf)

Attachment 1 - 2015 Operating Budget Request Overview - Accountablity Officers
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77122.pdf)


4e Office of the Integrity Commissioner - 2015 Operating Budget
Origin
(January 15, 2015) Report from Integrity Commissioner
Summary
This report details information related to the 2015 Operating Budget for the Office of the Integrity Commissioner ("OIC") and recommends a full-year 2015 budget of $637.2 thousand for consideration by the Budget Committee.  This includes base budget pressures of $39.6 thousand and enhancements of $298.5 thousand.
Background Information
(January 7, 2015) Report from the Integrity Commissioner on Office of the Integrity Commissioner - 2015 Operating Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77124.pdf)

Appendix 1 - Statistics
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77125.pdf)

Attachment 1 - 2015 Operating Budget Request Overview - Accountablity Officers
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77126.pdf)


4f Office of the Ombudsman - 2015-2024 Capital Plan
Origin
(January 14, 2015) Report from the Ombudsman
Summary

This report requests that Budget Committee recommends that City Council approve the Office of the Ombudsman's 2015 - 2024 Capital Budget and Plan.  The plan includes a requirement of $1.230 million over the 10-year period for state of good repair maintenance of the case management system.

Background Information
(January 14, 2015) Report from the Ombudsman on Office of the Ombudsman - 2015-2024 Capital Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77127.pdf)

Attachment 1 - 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan Budget Request Overview - Accountability Officers
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77128.pdf)


4g Office of the Ombudsman - 2015 Operating Budget
Origin
(December 31, 2014) Report from the Ombudsman
Summary

This report details information about the 2015 operating budget for the Office of the Ombudsman, including a recommended full-year 2015 operating budget of $2,110.5 thousand gross and net for approval by City Council.

Background Information
(December 31, 2014) Report from the Ombudsman on Office of the Ombudsman - 2015 Operating Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77129.pdf)

Appendix I - 2015 Operating Budget Request Overview - Accountablity Officers
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77130.pdf)


4h Toronto Police Service - 2015 - 2024 Capital Program Request
Origin
(November 27, 2014) Report from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board
Summary

The purpose of this report is to provide the Budget Committee with the 2015-2024 capital program request for the Toronto Police Service (the "Service").

Background Information
(November 27, 2014) Report and Attachment A from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board on Toronto Police Service - 2015 - 2024 Capital Program Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77274.pdf)


4i Toronto Police Service - 2015 Operating Budget Request
Origin
(November 27, 2014) Report from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board
Summary

The purpose of this report is to provide the Budget Committee with the 2015 operating budget request for the Toronto Police Service (the "Service").

Background Information
(November 27, 2014) Report and Attachment A from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board on Toronto Police Service - 2015 Operating Budget Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77132.pdf)


4j Toronto Police Services Board - Proposed 2015 Net Operating Budget Request
Origin
(November 27, 2014) Report from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board
Summary

The purpose of this report is to provide the Budget Committee with the proposed 2015 net operating budget for the Toronto Police Services Board ('the Board').

Background Information
(November 27, 2014) Report and Appendix A from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board on Toronto Police Services Board - Proposed 2015 Net Operating Budget Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77275.pdf)


4k Toronto Police Service - Parking Enforcement Unit - 2015 Operating Budget Request
Origin
(November 27, 2014) Report from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board
Summary

The purpose of this report is to provide the Budget Committee with the 2015 operating budget request for the Toronto Police Service - Parking Enforcement Unit.

Background Information
(November 27, 2014) Report and Appendix A from the Chair, Toronto Police Services Board on Toronto Police Service - Parking Enforcement Unit - 2015 Operating Budget Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77276.pdf)


4l Vehicle Capital Reserve Contributions Shortfalls
Origin
(December 16, 2014) Report from the Director, Fleet Services, and the Director, Financial Planning
Summary

This report provides a status update on the recommendations outlined in the staff report titled Vehicle Capital Reserve Contribution Shortfalls, dated November 21, 2013. The report projected the City's Vehicle and Equipment Replacement Reserve will be in a deficit position of $5.004 million by 2017 and highlighted the potential growth to the City's vehicle replacement backlog and increase in age of the vehicles due to the lack of adequate funding.

 

Following the November 2013 Report, Fleet Services and Financial Planning have developed and began to implement a strategy consisting of three point action plan in order to attain a multi-year plan that will eliminate the backlog of vehicle replacements and fund each division's optimal vehicle replacements requirements.

 

The strategy has already yielded positive results. Overall, the deficit balance of the Reserves has improved from the forecasted deficit position of $5.004 million at the end of 2017, to the current forecasted deficit position of $0.698 million at the end of 2019. As the strategy continues to be implemented, it will address the forecasted deficit prior to 2019 by optimizing replacement requirements with lifecycles, change in business practices, and balancing contributions with optimal replacements.

 

Replacing vehicles and equipment based on optimum life is one of the key pillars of a good fleet optimization model. As an asset begins to reach high operating hours and/or kilometres, unscheduled downtime and associated maintenance costs can begin to escalate. Timing of the replacement of vehicles and equipment is impacted by vehicle type, and the nature and intensity of its use. Effective lifecycle analysis and timely replacement are important for controlling vehicle costs, availability, reliability and safety.

Background Information
(December 16, 2014) Report from the Director, Fleet Services and the Director, Financial Planning on Vehicle Capital Reserve Contributions Shortfalls
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77277.pdf)

Appendix 1 - 10 Year Vehicle Replacement Reserve Forecast (2014-2024)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77278.pdf)


4m Student Nutrition Program - Five-Year Plan Status Update and 2015 Operating Budget Request
Origin
(November 17, 2014) Letter from the Board of Health
Summary

The Toronto Board of Health on November 17, 2014, considered a report (August 1, 2014) from the Medical Officer of on Student Nutrition Program: Five-Year Plan Status Update and 2015 Operating Budget Request.

Background Information
(November 17, 2014) Letter from the Board of Health on Student Nutrition Program: Five-Year Plan Status Update and 2015 Operating Budget Request HL34.16
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77279.pdf)

(August 1, 2014) Report from the Medical Officer of Health on Student Nutrition Program: Five-Year Plan Status Update and 2015 Operating Budget Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77280.pdf)

(August 1, 2014) Appendix 1 - Summary of Proposed Municipal Investment to Strengthen and Expand Student Nutrition Programs in Toronto
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77281.pdf)

(August 1, 2014) Appendix 2 - Toronto Nutrition Programs - Summary of Municipal and Provincial Funding 1998-2014
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77282.pdf)


4n Toronto Public Health 2015 Operating Budget Request
Origin
(November 17, 2014) Letter from the Board of Health
Summary

This report outlines the Toronto Public Health (TPH) 2015 Operating Budget Request for consideration by the Board of Health. The TPH 2015 Operating Budget Request totals $250,816.4 thousand gross / $55,626.1 thousand net. This request is $3,255.6 thousand gross and $643.9 thousand net above the 2014 Operating Budget. The net increase of $643.9 thousand over the 2014 Operating Budget is comprised primarily of: base budget increases for the negotiated collective agreement, and non-payroll economic factors increases of $840.1 thousand net; reduction options of $313.2 thousand net; and, new and enhanced services of $117.0 thousand net.

Background Information
(November 17, 2014) Decision Letter from Board of Health on Toronto Public Health 2015 Operating Budget Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77283.pdf)

(November 7, 2014) Report from the Medical Officer of Health on Toronto Public Health 2015 Operating Budget Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77284.pdf)

(November 7, 2014) Attachment 1 - Toronto Public Health Operating Budget Request 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77285.pdf)


4o Toronto Public Health 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan Request
Origin
(November 17, 2014) Letter from the Board of Health
Summary

This report provides an overview of the Toronto Public Health (TPH) 2015 Capital Budget and 2016-2024 Capital Plan and Forecast.

 

Toronto Public Health is submitting a 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan request of $29.895 million, including a 2015 Capital Budget of $3.579 million and future year commitments of $2.760 million and a 2016-2024 Capital Plan and Forecast of $23.556 million. The Debt Affordability Target provided by the City for TPH is $3.396 million in 2015, $3.392 million in 2016, $3.388 million in 2017, $3.363 million in 2018, $3.373 million in 2019 and, $12.800 million for 2020 to 2024 for a total of $29.712 million. TPH will receive 100 percent Provincial funding for one IT project (Infectious Disease Control Information System) for $0.183 million in 2015.

 

The 10-Year Capital Budget and Plan request will provide funding for seventeen Information and Technology (IT) projects that support improvement of service delivery with the development and enhancement of systems while complying with Provincial mandatory reporting requirements. There is no additional operating impact associated with these seventeen IT projects.

Background Information
(November 17, 2014) Decision Letter from the Board of Health on Toronto Public Health 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77286.pdf)

(October 31, 2014) Report from the Medical Officer of Health on Toronto Public Health 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77287.pdf)

(October 31, 2014) Appendix 1 - Toronto Public Health 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77288.pdf)


4p Toronto Public Library - Revised 2015 Operating Budget Request
Origin
(January 22, 2015) Letter from the City Librarian and Chair, Toronto Public Library Board
Summary

At its meeting on January 19, 2015, the Library Board considered the 2015 operating budget being recommended by City staff representing a 2.3% increase, which includes a $0.216 million cut to the collections budget and a proposal to standardize service hours at neighbourhood branches, with 24 branches losing hours and 31 branches gaining hours for a net increase of 28 weekly hours, for a saving of $0.290 million.

 

At the meeting, the Library Board adopted the following recommendation:

 

1.         reconfirms its rejection of the City staff-recommended cut to the collections budget of $0.216 million and changes to open hours at neighbourhood branches resulting in a savings of $0.290 million, and approves the following:

 

a.         revises the further reduction to the security guard budget from $0.513 million to $0.200 million for a revised annual budget of $1.313 million; and

 

b.         revises the increase in the draw from development charges reserve from $0.507 million to $0.306 million, for a revised annual draw of$3.476 million, to fund collections;

 

resulting in a revised 2015 operating budget request of$171.555 million net ($188.196 million gross), which maintains open hours and collections, and meets the City staff-recommended net budget increase of 2.3%.

 

As noted in the recommendation, the Board's revised budget represents a 2.3% increase, which is the same budget increase being recommended by City staff. Details of the Board revised 2015 budget are shown in the following table:

 

[See table in the letter (January 22, 2015)
from the City Librarian and Chair, Toronto Public Library Board]

Background Information
(January 26, 2015) Report from the City Librarian and Chair, Toronto Public Library Board on Toronto Public Library - Revised 2015 Operating Budget Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77289.pdf)


4q Children's Services Amendment to 2015 Operating Budget to Reflect Increase in Provincial Contributions
Origin
(January 26, 2015) Report from the General Manager, Children's Services
Summary

This report seeks approval to amend the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Children's Services to reflect $28.411 million in additional provincial Funding. This additional funding is comprised of an additional $5.831 million for the annual provincial base funding increase, and additional funding of $22.580 million to deliver the new provincial Wage Enhancement program.

 

On January 13, 2015, the City received notification of its 2015 base funding allocation from the Ministry of Education, which will increase the base subsidy from $296.018 million to $304.809 million, an increase of $8.791 million, or 3%.

 

On January 20, 2015, the Province formally announced a new Provincial Wage Enhancement program to support the licensed child care sector.  This program is a component of the Province's Poverty Reduction Strategy.  As service system manager, the City will promote, implement and administer this program.  Children's Services has also been allocated $2.052 million gross, $0 net, to administer the Wage Enhancement program, fully funded from provincial funding.  This amount reflects 10 % of the City's 2015 allocation for Wage Enhancement, which is estimated to be up to $20.528 million.

 

The 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Children's Services, developed prior to the provincial announcements, is $424.494 million gross, and includes a projected 1% increase in provincial funding of $2.960 million and a $13.220 million withdrawal from the Child Care Expansion Reserve Fund to maintain 2014 service levels.

 

This report recommends amendments to the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Children's Services that support the Council-approved Child Care Service Plan and maximizes provincial funding available to support children and families in Toronto. Recommended amendments will increase the Gross Budget to $452.405 million gross; reduce the draw for the Child Care Expansion Reserve Fund to $12.720 million.

Background Information
(January 26, 2015) Report from the General Manager, Children's Services on Children's Services Amendment to 2015 Operating Budget to reflect Increase in Provincial Contributions
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77290.pdf)


4r Loss of Toronto Pooling Compensation for Social Housing - Budget Strategy
Origin
(January 29, 2015) Report from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer
Summary

In 2008 the Province initiated a Toronto Pooling Compensation program to compensate the City for the termination of GTA Equalization ("pooling") payments and Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) grants formerly provided to mitigate the disproportionate cost of downloaded housing and social service costs borne by the City. 

 

In June 2013 the Province unexpectedly announced the phase-out of Toronto Pooling Compensation over three years, from 2014 to 2016, creating a $129 million annual revenue shortfall by 2016.  In 2014 the City funded the first $43 million shortfall with one time sources. In 2015 the shortfall is $86 million. 

 

On January 19, 2015 the province indicated that it would facilitate a short term lending program to assist the City with the phasing-out of the grant. This report describes the results of discussions with the province, and how staff propose to address the situation.

Background Information
(January 29, 2015) Report from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Loss of Toronto Pooling Compensation for Social Housing - Budget Strategy
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77291.pdf)


4s 2015 Participatory Budgeting (PB) Pilot
Origin
(January 30, 2015) Report from the City Manager
Summary

Participatory Budgeting (PB) is a specific type of engagement process where city residents propose and vote on community investment projects, funded through a pre-determined portion of the municipal budget. PB is used across a range of jurisdictions around the world and continues to grow.  The benefits of PB include greater transparency in government, increased civic engagement of residents, strengthened and empowered communities and local budget decisions.

 

This report recommends a Participatory Budgeting (PB) Pilot for Toronto in 2015 in three (3) areas of the City to allocate up to $150,000 of capital funding each for community improvement projects identified through a PB process. The three (3) pilot areas are: Ward 33 and two Neighbourhood Improvement Areas - Oakridge in the East District (in Ward 35) and Rustic in the West District (in Ward 12). 

 

The PB pilot will follow the key elements for PB and use a range of outreach and engagement methods tailored to each pilot area. Standard education, communication and information materials will be developed and used across all pilot areas.  Partners and local networks will also be leveraged for community outreach and engagement.  Councillors from the PB pilot areas will play a key role with staff in the process including convening community meetings, supporting outreach and engagement and facilitating proposal development. The community-identified improvement projects will be reported out to City Council to confirm final funding sources for inclusion in the City's 2015 Capital Budget.

 

The timing for the PB pilot is:

 

-           March 2015 – Council approval of PB Pilot,

-           April/May 2015 – A series of community meetings to educate residents about PB, identify project ideas and identify community delegates; and

-           May 2015 to September 2015 – Proposal development and community vote to select projects.

 

The PB pilot will be evaluated and the City Manager will report further to City Council on its results and recommendations for a Participatory Budgeting process for inclusion in the 2016 and future years' budget process.

Background Information
(January 30, 2015) Report from the City Manager on 2015 Participatory Budgeting (PB) Pilot
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77292.pdf)


4t 2015 Toronto Transit Commission and Wheel-Trans Operating Budgets
Origin
(February 3, 2015) Report from the Chief Financial and Administration Officer, Toronto Transit Commission
Summary

At its meeting on Monday, February 2, 2015 the Toronto Transit Commission Board considered the attached report entitled "2015 TTC and Wheel-Trans Operating Budgets".

 

The Board adopted the recommendation in the report, as follows:

 

“It is recommended that the Board:

 

1.         Approve the 2015 TTC Operating Budget as detailed in this report and as summarized in Appendix A;

 

2.         Approve the 2015 Wheel-Trans Operating Budget as detailed later in this report and as summarized in Appendix B;

 

3.         Approve, effective March 1, 2015:

 

-           a 10 cent increase in the price of a single adult token and a proportionate increase in all other fares (except for cash and children’s fares);

-           a one-trip increase in the price of the Adult Metropass; and

-           children aged 12 and under will ride for free

 

            as detailed in this report and set out in Appendix C

 

4.         Forward this report to the City of Toronto for submission into the City Budget process and for  confirmation of the 2015 operating subsidy levels;

 

5.         Forward this report to the Metrolinx Board; and

 

6.         Forward this report to the Ontario Minister of Transportation”.

 

The Board also adopted the following ancillary motions:

 

i.          That Staff report back by May 2015 on a more rigorous TTC budget process involving the TTC Board.

 

ii.         That social service agencies that purchased bulk TTC tokens are offered tokens at the same cost in 2015 as in 2014; the maximum number of discounted tokens to be equal to the amount purchased in 2014.

 

iii.        That the TTC with the City petition the Province to restore operating subsidies to the TTC to historic levels as part of its 2015 budget; and that the TTC work with the City to develop an advocacy plan in 2015 to that end.

 

iv.        That the TTC reaffirm its commitment to discounted fares for low income residents and that TTC work with the City and outside stakeholders prior to the 2016 TTC budget with a plan within the context of a poverty reduction strategy.

 

v.         That staff:

 

a.         develop a draft campaign to achieve a Provincial Operating Subsidy on a per rider basis; and

 

b.         consult with the City Manager's office before bringing the requested draft campaign to the TTC Board.

 

The foregoing is forwarded for submission into the City Budget process and for confirmation of the 2015 operating subsidy levels.

Background Information
(February 3, 2015) Report from the Chief Financial and Administration Officer, Toronto Transit Commission on 2015 Toronto TransitC and Wheel-Trans Operating Budgets
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77293.pdf)

(February 3, 2015) Attachment Report No. 3a on Toronto Transit Commission on 2015 Toronto TransitC and Wheel-Trans Operating Budgets
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77294.pdf)


4u 2015 - 2024 Toronto Transit Commission Capital Budget
Origin
(February 3, 2015) Report from the Chief Financial and Administration Officer, Toronto Transit Commission
Summary

At its meeting on Monday, February 2, 2015 the Toronto Transit Commission Board considered the attached report entitled “2015 – 2024 TTC Capital Budget”.

 

The Board adopted the recommendation in the report, as follows:

 

“It is recommended that the Board:

 

1.         Approve the 2015-2024 TTC Capital Budget (including the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension and Scarborough Subway Extension) as summarized in Appendix A and detailed in this report and contained in Appendix B (the Blue Pages); noting that there are $2.4 billion of Unfunded Projects as shown on Appendix D;

 

2.         Forward this report to the City of Toronto for submission to the City’s budget process;

 

3.         Forward this report to the Metrolinx Board; and

 

4.         Forward this report to the Ontario Minister of Transportation and to the Federal Minister of Transportation”.

 

The foregoing is forwarded for submission into the City Budget process.

Background Information
(February 3, 2015) Report from the Chief Financial and Administration Officer, Toronto Transit Commission on 2015 - 2024 Toronto Transit Commission Capital Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77295.pdf)

(February 3, 2015) Attachment Report 3b on Toronto Transit Commission on 2015 - 2024 Toronto Transit Commission Capital Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77296.pdf)


4v Report from the Budget Subcommittee for City Hall and Scarborough Civic Centre Consultation
Origin
(February 9, 2015) Letter from the Budget Subcommittee for City Hall and Scarborough Civic Centre Consultation
Summary

The Budget Subcommittee for City Hall and Scarborough Civic Centre Consultation received for information, the public presentations and the communications submitted by members of the public, at its meetings of:

 

February 2, 2015 (City Hall)

Meeting 1 - 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and

Meeting 2 - 6:00 p.m.

 

and

 

February 3, 2015 (Scarborough Civic Centre)

Meeting 3 - 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and

Meeting 4 - 6:00 p.m.

Background Information
(February 9, 2015) Letter from Budget Subcommittee for City Hall and Scarborough Civic Centre Consultation on Meeting 1 (City Hall)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77297.htm)

(February 9, 2015) Letter from Budget Subcommittee for City Hall and Scarborough Civic Centre Consultation on Meeting 2 (City Hall)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77298.htm)

(February 9, 2015) Letter from Budget Subcommittee for City Hall and Scarborough Civic Centre Consultation on Meeting 3 (Scarborough Civic Centre)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77299.htm)

(February 9, 2015) Letter from Budget Subcommittee for City Hall and Scarborough Civic Centre Consultation on Meeting 4 (Scarborough Civic Centre)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77300.htm)


4w Report from the Budget Subcommittee for Etobicoke Civic Centre and North York Civic Centre Consultation
Origin
(February 9, 2015) Letter from the Budget Subcommittee for Etobicoke Civic Centre and North York Civic Centre Consultation
Summary

The Budget Subcommittee for Etobicoke Civic Centre and North York Civic Centre Consultation received for information, the public presentations and the communications submitted by members of the public, at its meetings of:

 

February 2, 2015 (Etobicoke Civic Centre)

Meeting 1 - 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and

Meeting 2 - 6:00 p.m.

 

and 

 

February 3, 2015 (North York Civic Centre)

Meeting 3 - 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and

Meeting 4 - 6:00 p.m. onwards.

Background Information
(February 9, 2015) Letter from Budget Subcommittee for Etobicoke and North York Civic Centres Consultation on Meeting 1 (Etobicoke Civic Centre)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77301.htm)

(February 9, 2015) Letter from Budget Subcommittee for Etobicoke and North York Civic Centres Consultation on Meeting 2 (Etobicoke Civic Centre)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77302.htm)

(February 9, 2015) Letter from Budget Subcommittee for Etobicoke and North York Civic Centres Consultation on Meeting 3 (North York Civic Centre)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77303.htm)

(February 9, 2015) Letter from Budget Subcommittee for Etobicoke and North York Civic Centres Consultation on Meeting 4 (North York Civic Centre)
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77304.htm)


4x Toronto Pooling Compensation for Social Housing - Budget Strategy Follow up
Origin
(February 12, 2015) Report from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer
Summary

The purpose of this report is to respond to Budget Committee direction to recommend a short term financing strategy to replace the loss of Toronto Pooling Compensation (TPC) grants for Social Housing from the Province.  At the same time, staff have recommended budget adjustments to begin to address the funding shortfall on a permanent basis in 2015.

 

The recommended strategy is based on spreading the budget impact of the TPC grants elimination over four years to allow time to identify budget adjustments to mitigate the revenue loss and a related increase in capital financing costs.  The interim operating shortfall would be managed by temporarily reducing capital contributions in the operating budget by an aggregate of $130 million over three years, and commensurately increasing (short term) debt financed capital. 

 

The recommended financing approach is to use internal borrowing rather than bank loans or public debenture issues, for reasons of administrative simplicity, cost and flexibility. The City's long term fiscal strategy would be maintained as the borrowing would be paid off within 6 years, Capital From Current funding fully restored, including scheduled increases, and, according to current forecasts, the debt service ratio maintained below the 15% of property tax revenues threshold. Nevertheless, staff propose to undertake a thorough review of the 2016-2025 capital plan to identify projects that might be deferred and report back to the Budget Committee early in the 2016 Budget process.

Background Information
(February 12, 2015) Report and Appendices 1A, 1B, 2 and 3 from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Toronto Pooling Compensation for Social Housing - Budget Strategy Follow up
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77305.pdf)


4y Sign By-Law Enforcement Resources
Origin
(February 10, 2015) Report from the Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building, and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer
Summary

This report recommends reinstating two Sign Examiner-Inspector positions that were eliminated as part of the 2012 Operating Budget process.  The positions would be dedicated to the proactive enforcement of Chapter 694 of the City of Toronto Municipal Code (the "Sign By-Law").

 

At the inception of the Sign By-Law Unit in 2010, a total of four positions were dedicated to proactive enforcement.  In the 2011 Operating Budget process, one position was eliminated.  As part of the Core Service Review and 2012 Operating Budget process, two additional positions were eliminated.  The remaining position was reassigned to the collection and administration of the Third Party Sign Tax ("TPST").

 

The Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building is seeking to reinstate two positions in order to implement the enforcement strategy described in PG1.2 Enforcement Strategy for Chapter 694 of the Municipal Code presented at the Planning and Growth Management Committee meeting of January 8, 2015, for proactive inspections of all illegal signs in specific areas of the City.

 

The positions will be funded through the new enforcement strategy, subject to City Council approval, which will include the issuance of Certificates of Offence under the Provincial Offences Act ("Part 1 Tickets"). Revenue from tickets issued, subject to the volume of enforcement action taken and payment of fines, will offset the cost of the two positions recommended in this report, resulting in a net zero impact on the City's 2015 Recommended Operating Budget.

Background Information
(February 10, 2015) Report from the Chief Building Official and Executive Director, Toronto Building, and Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Sign By-Law Enforcement Resources
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77306.pdf)


4z Ministry of Children and Youth Services Funding for the Development of a Youth Asset Mapping Tool
Origin
(February 13, 2015) Report from the Acting Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration
Summary

This report seeks approval to amend the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Social Development, Finance and Administration (SDFA) to receive a one-time Provincial grant for the development of a Youth Asset Mapping Tool.

 

The 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for SDFA prior to the announcement of the additional Provincial grant is $46.707 million gross and $30.416 million net. The incremental impact will increase the 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for SDFA by $0.130 million gross, $0 net, and increase the Recommended Staff Complement by 1 temporary position.

 

The development of a Youth Asset Mapping Tool will support improved planning and delivery of youth-serving programs and services, supporting the implementation of the Toronto Youth Equity Strategy.

Background Information
(February 13, 2015) Report from the Acting Executive Director, Social Development, Finance and Administration on Ministry of Children and Youth Services Funding for the Development of a Youth Asset Mapping Tool
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77307.pdf)


4aa Day Nursery Immunization Program
Origin
(February 17, 2015) Report from the Medical Officer of Health
Summary

The current outbreak of measles in Toronto is a reminder that the control of vaccine preventable diseases requires high levels of immunization in the population.  The Ontario Public Health Standards require local boards of health to implement a number of vaccine preventable disease control programs, including measures, to ensure high levels of immunization in children attending day nurseries.  There are approximately 950 day nurseries serving 40,000 non-school aged children in the City of Toronto.

 

Toronto Public Health does not currently have some of the key requirements of a comprehensive day nursery immunization program, including the ability to receive and assess immunization records for children in day care, and contact parents whose children have incomplete immunization records to ensure they are up-to-date. This program would also facilitate rapid assessment of immunization status when necessary for the control of outbreaks in day nurseries. 

 

This report requests additional funding in the Toronto Public Health 2015 Operating budget to begin implementation of a day nursery immunization program in 2015 by hiring two permanent nurses to visit all 950 centres and provide day nursery operators with education, promotional materials, recommendations and tools to assist them in meeting their responsibilities with regards to immunizations and increasing their knowledge about their role for immunization under the Day Nurseries Act. The program would create additional promotional materials that day nursery operators can distribute to parents to increase compliance. This would allow TPH to meet four of the six requirements in the Ontario Public Health Standards, and would support planning to determine the most efficient way to transfer immunization records from Toronto day nurseries into the provincial electronic immunization database, Panorama.

Background Information
(February 17, 2015) Report from the Medical Officer of Health on Day Nursery Immunization Program
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77308.pdf)


4ab Student Nutrition Program - Adding Funding for 2015
Origin
(February 19, 2015) Report from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer
Summary

At its meeting of February 13, 2015, the Budget Committee requested the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to report to the Budget Committee final wrap-up meeting on February 20, 2015 on strategies to fund the shortfall for the third installment of the Student Nutrition Program. This report responds to the Committee's request.

 

The 2015 Recommended Operating Budget for Toronto Public Health includes additional funding for the inflationary increases in cost of food (COLA) of $381,879 gross and net. An additional $356,000 gross and net to extend municipal funding for up to 27 new student nutrition programs to open in publically funded schools in higher need communities in 2015 is being recommended as part of the Poverty Reduction Strategic Actions included in the communication entitled "Poverty Reduction Initiatives" from Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell which will be before Budget Committee for consideration on February 20th, 2015.  This brings the total funding for the Student Nutrition Program in 2015 to $7,809,718 representing around 14% municipal investment as a percentage of overall Program costs. 

 

Given the City's financial constraints, exacerbated by the loss in Provincial funding of $86 million for Social Housing, the additional funding of $963,658 to increase the City's investment rate to 16% for the existing Student Nutrition programs in 2015, as well as $199,542 for the expansion component to be at 16%, as requested by the Board of Health at its meeting of November 17, 2014 is not recommended.  Any further enhancements to the Student Nutrition Program will be considered as part of future year budget processes.

Background Information
(February 19, 2015) Report from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Student Nutrition Program - Adding Funding for 2015
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77309.pdf)


4ac Scarborough Subway Extension Project - Metrolinx Sunk Costs
Origin
(February 19, 2015) Report from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer
Summary

As a condition of its financial support for the Scarborough Subway Extension (SSE), the Province requires that it be reimbursed by the City for sunk costs relating to work undertaken on the Scarborough Light Rail Transit (LRT) (the "sunk costs").  As directed by Council, this report provides a summary of the amount of sunk costs that have been agreed upon by Metrolinx and the City.  This amount will be incorporated into a subsequent SSE funding agreement, presently being negotiated between the City and the Province.  It should be noted that the sunk costs dealt with in this report do not include any potential costs associated with the cancellation of the LRT vehicle supply contract.  These costs, if any, are the subject of separate negotiations which have not been concluded.

Background Information
(February 19, 2015) Report from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Scarborough Subway Extension Project - Metrolinx Sunk Costs
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77310.pdf)


4ad Toronto Police Service - 2015 Operating Budget - Revised Request
Origin
(February 19, 2015) Report from the Acting Vice-Chair, Toronto Police Services Board
Summary

The purpose of this report is to provide the Budget Committee with the Toronto Police Service's revised 2015 operating budget request.

Background Information
(February 19, 2015) Report and Appendix A from the Acting Vice-Chair, Toronto Police Services Board on Toronto Police Service - 2015 Operating Budget - Revised Request
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77311.pdf)


4ae Intergovernmental Infrastructure Funding Priorities in the 2015-2024 Recommended Capital Budget and Plan
Origin
(February 20, 2015) Report from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer
Summary

This report outlines the City's priorities under existing federal and provincial infrastructure funding programs as identified in the 2015-2024 Recommended Capital Budget and Plan. The City receives funding under the Provincial Gas Tax (Dedicated Gas Tax for Public Transportation Program), the Federal Gas Tax Fund, the Streetcar (LRV) Fleet Replacement Program, and the Building Canada Fund. Building Canada Fund projects are also supported by other federal sources of funding such as Transit Secure and VIA Rail, as well as provincial funding such as the Move Ontario Trust and Metrolinx.

 

Capital projects committed for funding under each program are identified through the capital budget process and are summarized in this report. The City has also identified its priority projects proposed for funding under the federal New Building Canada Fund.

 

The 2015 Recommended Tax Supported Capital Budget identifies a total of $350 million in funding from other orders of government (federal - $181 million; provincial - $169 million). In total, the Government of Canada and the Province of Ontario are expected to contribute $5.762 billion (18%) towards the 2015-2014 Recommended Tax and Rate Supported Capital Budget and Plan (federal: $2.459 billion; provincial: $3.303 billion).

Background Information
(February 20, 2015) Report and Appendices A and B from the City Manager and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer on Intergovernmental Infrastructure Funding Priorities in the 2015-2024 Recommended Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77565.pdf)


4af 2015 Toronto Transit Commission Operating Budget Amendments
Origin
(February 26, 2015) Letter from the Chief Financial and Administration Officer
Summary

At its meeting on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 the Toronto Transit Commission Board considered the attached report entitled “2015 Toronto Transit Commission Operating Budget Amendments”.

 

The Board adopted the recommendation in the report, as follows:

 

It is recommended that:

 

1.         The Toronto Transit Commission Board approve staff’s proposed reduction of $5 million in budgeted expenditures and the reduction of 108 workforce positions as detailed in this report.

 

The foregoing amendments are submitted for consideration through the City Budget process.

Background Information
(February 26, 2015) Letter from the Chief Financial and Administration Officer, Toronto Transit Commission on 2015 Toronto Transit Commission Operating Budget Amendments
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77611.pdf)

(February 25, 2015) Report and Appendix A from the Toronto Transit Commission Board on 2015 Toronto Transit Commission Operating Budget Amendments
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77587.pdf)


4ag Auditor Generalís Office - 2015 Operating Budget
Origin
(February 27, 2015) Letter from the Audit Committee
Summary

This report provides information relating to the 2015 Operating Budget for the Auditor General’s Office.

 

The Auditor General’s 2015 Operating Budget request is $4,716,600. This equates to a $31.5 thousand (0.67 per cent) increase over the 2014 Council approved budget. 

 

In normal circumstances the budget of the Auditor General’s Office would be tabled with the Audit Committee sometime in November, prior to submission to the Budget Committee. Due to the election and the compressed budget process time frame, this was not possible. The current process is consistent with the approach taken following the 2010 election.

 

Discussions were held with the City Clerk’s Office and it was determined that a direct submission of the 2015 budget to Budget Committee would be appropriate.

 

The current Budget Chief and the former Chair of the Audit Committee have been updated on the approach being taken this year, and that is consistent in past practice. The Auditor General's Office 2015 Budget was presented to the Budget Committee on January 29, 2015.

Background Information
(February 27, 2015) Letter from the Audit Committee on Auditor Generalís Office - 2015 Operating Budget
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77632.htm)


4ah Auditor General's Office - 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan
Origin
(February 27, 2015) Letter from the Audit Committee
Summary

This report provides information relating to the 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan for the Auditor General's Office.

 

The Auditor General’s Office has never submitted a capital request and it is anticipated that this will be the only capital request submitted during the current Auditor General's seven-year term.

 

The Auditor General's request is for $695,000 over the 10 year period for the state of good repair of the complaint management system and for the implementation of new audit management software.

 

1. The plan includes a request for $565,000 to be funded over a two year period for the development of a replacement fraud and waste complaint management system for the Auditor General’s Forensic Unit.

 

2. Audit management software at a cost of $130,000 that will improve staff efficiency in completing audits and result in the ability for staff to conduct and complete more audits. 

 

The Forensic Unit is integral to the Auditor General’s Office and the fraud and waste complaint management database is a key component to enabling the Unit to conduct its work. The current database is nearing the end of its useful life and has limited functionality. The Auditor General will leverage the database system used by the Toronto Ombudsman’s Office and customize it to meet the unique needs of the Office.

 

Customizing the existing Ombudsman's complaint management system is required to meet specific workflow and reporting requirements of the Auditor General’s Office. The replacement system will provide a secure environment to track, process and analyze fraud and waste allegations over the next 10 years.

 

In off-election years, the Auditor General’s budget is submitted to Audit Committee in November, prior to submission to the Budget Committee. Due to the election in 2014 and the compressed budget process time frame, this was not possible. The current process is consistent with the approach taken following the 2010 election.

 

Discussions were held with the City Clerk’s Office and it was determined that a direct submission of the 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan to Budget Committee would be appropriate.

 

The current Budget Chief and the former Chair of the Audit Committee have been updated on the approach being taken this year, and that is consistent with past practice. The Auditor General's Office 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan was presented to the Budget Committee on January 29, 2015.

Background Information
(February 27, 2015) Letter from the Audit Committee on Auditor General's Office - 2015-2024 Capital Budget and Plan
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77633.htm)


4ai Financial Issues Involving Metrolinx - Georgetown South, GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions, and Union Station
Confidential Attachment - The security of the property of the municipality or local board
Origin
(March 1, 2015) Report from City Manager and the Deputy City Manager Cluster B, and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer
Summary

City staff have just concluded months long discussions with Metrolinx and Provincial officials regarding a number of financial matters involving the parties.

 

1.                  Georgetown South Project

 

Metrolinx is seeking payment from the City for a portion of the direct costs paid by Metrolinx to upgrade rail and municipal infrastructure in the Kitchener GO Rail corridor that includes both the Georgetown South Expansion Project and the Union Pearson Express (the “Georgetown South Project”) as specified in the Confidential Attachment.

 

The payment requested by Metrolinx for the Georgetown South Project represents a share of capital costs paid by Metrolinx during the past few years that provided for new and expanded grade separations, reconstruction of road and rail bridges, and other improvements where City and railway infrastructure overlap. These improvements will permit more frequent rail service in the corridor including operation of the Union Pearson Express. Metrolinx believes the City is responsible to pay a portion of the work pursuant to certain cost-sharing agreements and cost-sharing guidelines which Metrolinx believes are applicable to this work.

 

The City derived benefits from Metrolinx' investments in the Georgetown South Project. Municipal infrastructure, comprised of water, sewer and transportation assets, was upgraded to current standards and the economic life of those assets was renewed. The City also specified various streetscape and public realm improvements that exceeded Metrolinx' scope of work for the Georgetown South Project. Finally, the City derived a benefit from the construction of new grade separations that improve pedestrian and vehicular safety along a rail corridor that will see a significant increase in traffic including all day, two-way GO Rail service and operation of the Union Pearson Express.

The City and Metrolinx have been discussing:

·         the rationale for cost-sharing by the City in a Provincial project;

 

·         the validity and relevance of the previous agreements, orders and guidelines that Metrolinx has relied upon in seeking payment from the City;

 

·         the consequences to both parties if the City contests the application of the agreements, orders and guidelines; and,

 

·         the value of benefits derived by the City including new and upgraded municipal infrastructure.

 

As of the date of this report, tentative agreement has been reached with Metrolinx on the terms and conditions of a cost-sharing agreement for work on the Georgetown South Project. This report and confidential attachment set out:

 

·         the principles upon which a cost-sharing settlement may be reached;

 

·         the rationale for determining the proposed amount and timing of payment by the City in respect of the Georgetown South Project;

 

·         the precedent that this settlement might establish in respect of subsequent cost-sharing requests from Metrolinx for other rail corridors within Toronto, including the announced plans to increase the frequency of rail service and electrify rail operations.

 

2.                  GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions

 

The City and other GTHA municipalities are required by statute to make annual contributions to GO Transit Capital Expansion based on a cost sharing formula. Under an arrangement with the Ministry of Transportation, the City pays a $20 million annual installment in satisfaction of the required annual contribution, through to March 2017.   The payment is not allocated to specific projects but forms part of GO Transit's (now Metrolinx's) sources of capital funding.

 

Staff have indicated to Provincial officials that the City has not included further capital contributions to GO Transit capital expansion in its 2015 – 2024 Capital Budget and Plan, and is seeking to renegotiate the balance of payments to the Province arising from the City's statutory and contractual obligations to contribute to GO Transit Capital Expansion as described in the Confidential Attachment.

 

3.                  Union Station Funding

 

Finally, this report provides an update regarding the Province's response to petitioning for additional funding related to cost sharing/ recovery for the Union Station project. The City requested the following from Metrolinx:

 

·         $15 million in respect of general cost escalation increases of $80 million

·         $20 million in respect of the $40 million cost increase for the North West Path

 

The Province has rejected both requests and will not increase its current contributions to the Union Station project.

 

The City Manager seeks authority from City Council to:

 

·         negotiate and execute an immediate settlement between the City and Metrolinx  in accordance with the terms and conditions  described  in the confidential attachment;

 

·         set aside funds for payment to Metrolinx  in the 2015 – 2024 Capital Budget and Plan as described in  the confidential attachment;

 

·         apply the same cost-sharing principles in future negotiations in respect of other Metrolinx rail corridor improvements; and,

 

·         affirm the suspension of future GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions in the 2015 – 2024 Capital Budget and Plan, and direct the City Manager to continue to negotiate an end, or revision, to any legal obligations to make these contributions.

 

The City Manager will also be seeking to negotiate a new master agreement that resolves outstanding and addresses future joint City/Metrolinx transit capital expansion matters.

Background Information
(March 1, 2015) Report from the City Manager, the Deputy City Manager Cluster B and the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer Financial Issues Involving Metrolinx: Georgetown South, GO Transit Capital Expansion Contributions, and Union Station
(http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2015/ex/bgrd/backgroundfile-77643.pdf)

Confidential Attachment - Appendices 1 and 2

EX3.5

ACTION 

Adopted 

 

Ward: All 

2015 Property Tax Rates and Related Matters

Committee Recommendations

The Executive Committee recommends that:

 

1.         City Council adopt the 2015 tax ratios shown in Column II for each of the property classes set out below in Column I, which together with the graduated tax rate for the Residual Commercial Class as recommended in Recommendation 2 and the 2015 levy increase of 2.75% (inclusive of the Scarborough Subway Extension) on the residential, new multi-residential, farmland, managed forest and pipeline property classes and approximately 0.92% (inclusive of the Scarborough Subway Extension) on the commercial, industrial, multi-residential property classes, will result in the 2015 ending tax ratios shown in Column III. 

 

Column I

Column II

Column III

Property Class

2015 Recommended Tax Ratios (before Graduated Tax Rates)

2015 Ending Ratios

(after Graduated Tax Rates and Budgetary Levy Increase)

Residential

1.000000

1.000000

Multi-Residential

3.054000

2.999485

New Multi-Residential

1.000000

1.000000

Commercial General - Unbanded

3.054000

2.999485

Residual Commercial – Lowest Band

2.836000

2.501553

Residual Commercial – Highest Band

2.836000

2.999485

Industrial

3.054000

2.999485

Pipeline

1.923564

1.923564

Farmlands

0.250000

0.250000

Managed Forests

0.250000

0.250000

 

2.         City Council continue the previous adoption of two bands of assessment of property in the Residual Commercial property class, for the purposes of facilitating graduated tax rates for the Residual Commercial property class in 2015 as set out in the Enhancing Toronto's Business Climate initiative, and setting such bands of assessment for each band shown in Column II at the amount shown in Column III, and setting the ratio of the tax rates for each band in relation to each other at the ratio shown in Column IV.

 

Column I

Column II

Column III

Column IV

Property Class

Bands

Portion of Assessment

Ratio of Tax Rate to Each Other

Residual Commercial

Lowest Band

Less than or equal to $1,000,000

0.8339940

Residual Commercial

Highest Band

Greater than $1,000,000

1.0000000

 

3.

a.         City Council adopt the tax rates set out below in Column IV, which rates will raise a local municipal general tax levy for 2015 of $3,860,841,943, inclusive of a 2.25% residential, new multi-residential, pipeline, farmlands and managed forest tax rate increase, and a 0.75% commercial, industrial, and multi-residential tax rate increase; and

 

b.         City Council adopt the additional tax rates set out below in Column V, which rates will raise an additional local municipal general tax levy of $12,639,726 for the purposes of funding the City’s share of the cost of construction of the Scarborough Corridor Subway, in accordance with Council's direction through Clause CC39.5 adopted by City Council on October 8, 2013.

 

 

Column I

Column II

Column III

Column IV

Column V

Column VI

Property Class

2015 Tax Rate for General Local Municipal Levy After Graduated Tax Rates

2015 Additional Tax Rate to Fund Budgetary Levy Increase

2015 Municipal Tax Rate (excluding Charity rebates)

(Column II+III)

2015 Additional Tax Rate to Fund Scarborough Subway

2015 Municipal Tax Rate Inclusive of Subway Rate

(excluding Charity rebates)

(Column IV+V)

Residential

0.4969320%

0.0111870%

0.5081190%

0.0024847%

0.5106037%

Multi-Residential

1.5176304%

0.0113884%

1.5290188%

0.0025294%

1.5315482%

New Multi-Residential

0.4969320%

0.0111870%

0.5081190%

0.0024847%

0.5106037%

Commercial

1.5176304%

0.0113884%