Toronto City Council

The Toronto City Council is the governing body of the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Members represent wards throughout the city, and are known as councillors.

For ease of electoral division, wards are based upon the city's provincial electoral districts, with each district divided into two city wards. (The provincial boundaries were redistributed in 2007 along the lines of the new federal boundaries; as of the 2010 election, a similar adjustment which would increase the number of councillors from 44 to 45 or 46 has not been made, so the districts remain slightly uncoordinated.)

The city council has 45 members: 44 ward councillors plus the mayor. The city posts agendas for council and committee meetings.

The salary for the mayor was $167,769.94 for 2012. The salary for a city councillor was $102,608 for 2012.

Read more about Toronto City CouncilCommittees, Community Councils, Current City Council, Vacancies, Political Families

Other articles related to "toronto city council, city, toronto":

Rob Davis (Ontario Politician) - Toronto City Council
... The City of York was amalgamated into the new City of Toronto in 1997, and Davis was elected to Toronto City Council in the 1997 election as one of two members for Ward 28 ... He served as chair of Toronto's crime prevention task force, and in 2000 was the driving force behind a gun buyback program which allocated fifty dollars to any city resident who surrendered a gun ... considered a success, and Davis has said that the city was able to collect over 2,000 guns in less than two weeks ...
Toronto City Council - Political Families
... Josh Colle – current city councillor son of former Metro Toronto Councillor and City of York Councillor, and current MPP Michael Colle Mayor Ralph Day's son married to the daughter of Mayor Allan A ... Lamport Rob Ford – current (and outgoing) mayor and former city councillor brother Doug Ford, Jr ... is current city councillor Brothers William Holmes Howland and Oliver Aiken Howland both served as Mayor of Toronto Mike Layton – current city councillor son of former city councillors Jack ...
Betty Disero - Electoral Record
... Toronto City Council, Ward Seventeen, 2000 municipal election Candidate Total votes % of total votes (x)Betty Disero 8,711 83.33 Romolo Cimaroli 1,743 16.67 Total valid votes 10,454 100.00 ... Toronto City Council, Ward Twelve, 1994 municipal election Candidate Total votes % of total votes (x)Betty Disero 6,360 68.41 Fred Dominelli 2,937 31.59 Total valid votes 9,297 100.00 Toronto ... Toronto Public School Board, Separate School Representative, Area One, 1982 municipal election (238/240) Candidate Total votes % of total votes Betty Disero 3,341 37.51 Steve Horodecky 2,7 ...
Toronto Municipal Election, 1994 - Toronto - Toronto City Council
... Nick Figliano - 2,627 Hank Young - 500 Ward 5 (Financial District, Toronto - University of Toronto) Dan Leckie - 4,342 Benson Lau - 3,546 Spiro Karagianis ...

Famous quotes containing the words council and/or city:

    Parental attitudes have greater correlation with pupil achievement than material home circumstances or variations in school and classroom organization, instructional materials, and particular teaching practices.
    —Children and Their Primary Schools, vol. 1, ch. 3, Central Advisory Council for Education, London (1967)

    In soliciting donations from his flock, a preacher may promise eternal life in a celestial city whose streets are paved with gold, and that’s none of the law’s business. But if he promises an annual free stay in a luxury hotel on Earth, he’d better have the rooms available.
    Unknown. Charlotte Observer (October 6, 1989)