POLICE BOARD TO MEET JULY 27, 2017

Police Board to meet Thursday July 27, 2017
 
TORONTO:  The next scheduled meeting of the Toronto Police Services Board will take place on Thursday July 27, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Auditorium, 40 College Street.  Copies of the agenda are available on the Board’s website at www.tpsb.ca, from the Board office, and limited copies will be available at the meeting.
 
The Board meeting may be viewed via LiveStream on YouTube using the following link:    
https://youtu.be/FP_GARyD178.
 
Those members of the public who would like to make a deputation to the Board regarding an item on the agenda should be reminded that in accordance with the Board’s Procedural By-Law, requests must be made by no later than noon on Wednesday July 26 using the following link: http://www.tpsb.ca/meetings/making-a-deputation.
 
Items of interest include:
 
 
ABUSE AND MISUSE OF ACCESSIBLE PARKING PERMITS
 
The Board will consider a report from the Chair regarding the City of Toronto’s consideration of a report from the Board requesting that Council support a number of motions pertaining to the abuse and misuse of accessible parking permits.  As the report notes, Council considered the Board motions, in addition to correspondence from the Toronto Accessibility Advisory Committee pertaining to the matter, and adopted an amended suite of motions, including direction to the City Manager to establish an inter-divisional working group to discuss concerns relating to the enforcement and use of accessible permits.  The report states that the Board will be invited to participate in this working group.
 
RESPONSE TO JURY RECOMMENDATIONS IN INQUEST INTO DEATH OF DANIEL NICKOLAS CLAUSE
 
The Board will consider a report from the Chief containing a response to the jury recommendations from the Coroner’s Inquest into the death of Mr. Daniel Nickolas Clause.  The report responds to the four recommendations directed to the Toronto Police Service, noting that the Service concurs with the recommendations and is either currently in compliance or taking steps to ensuring compliance, and provides discussion on each.  The report also notes that as a result of the inquest and recommendations, the Service has conducted a review of Service governance, training and current practices and that the Service will continue to review options that will improve service in similar situations.   
 
 
 
MEDAL OF MERIT – DEPUTY CHIEF MICHAEL FEDERICO
 
The Board will consider a report from Chief Saunders recommending that the Board award a Medal of Merit to Deputy Chief Michael Federico, who is retiring after 45 years of service.  As the report notes, the Medal of Merit is the second highest award that can be granted to a police officer or civilian member.  The report is recommending that Deputy Chief Federico be awarded with this honour, based on his long and distinguished policing career, his outstanding record of public service and his inspiring leadership.
 
 
 
Contact:  Sandy Murray
                  416-808-8090