The Chair of the Budget Committee has advised the City Clerk of the
rescheduling of the following
meetings under s. 27-34 of the Council Procedures.
The meeting of the Budget Committee originally scheduled for December 8, 2011 to hear public
deputations on the 2012 Capital and Operating Budgets has been rescheduled to Wednesday,
December 7 at 9:30 a.m.
The meeting originally scheduled for December 7, 2011 to hear from
and will be combined with the Budget Review meeting on December 2, 5 and 6, 2011. Councillors
may attend these sessions, question staff and address the Committee on all aspects of the Budget to
be considered on those days.
The Chair of the Budget Committee has indicated that he intends to propose procedural motions that
will give effect to the following:
1. Only persons who have preregistered to speak by 4:00 p.m. on December 6, 2011 will be
allowed to address the Budget Committee.
2. The meeting on December 7, 2011 will recess at 9:30 p.m. and, if necessary, will reconvene
at 9:30 a.m. on December 8, 2011 to hear any deputants remaining on the speakers list.
3. The public hearing session of the Budget Committee will adjourn by 9:30 p.m. on
December 8, 2011. No additional time will be allocated for public deputations.
4. To ensure that the Budget Committee hears from the maximum number of people, a motion
may be made to reduce the speaking and question times for the public and Members of
Notice to people writing or making presentations to the Budget Committee: The
City of Toronto Act,
2006 and the City of Toronto Municipal Code authorize the City of Toronto to collect any personal
information in your communication or presentation to City Council or its committees.
The City collects this information to enable it to make informed decisions on the relevant issue(s). If you are
submitting letters, faxes, e-mails, presentations or other communications to the City, you should be aware
that your name and the fact that you communicated with the City will become part of the public record and
will appear on the City’s website. The City will also make your communication and any personal information
in it – such as your postal address, telephone number or e-mail address – available to the public, unless you
expressly request the City to remove it.
The City videotapes committee and community council meetings. If you make a presentation to a committee
or community council, the City will be videotaping you and City staff may make the video tapes available to
If you want to learn more about why and how the City collects your information, write to the City Clerk’s
Office, City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto ON M5H 2N2 or by calling 416-392-7340.
Closed Meeting Requirements: If the Budget Committee wants to meet in closed session (privately), a
member of the committee must make a motion to do so and give the reason why the Committee has to meet
privately. (City of Toronto Act, 2006)