The Fourth Wall Scorecard

One of the most exciting things about this exhibit is that some of our propsals are actually moving forward at City Halll. Reports and recommendatins often gather dust and fade from memory. With the Fourth Wall, we are working closely with Councillors and with City Staff to ensure that these ideas don't fall off the map.

Here's a snapshot of where things are at:

# Proposal Update 1 Update 2 Update 3
1 Public notices should be completely re-designed, as 'marketing' materials Motion moved by Councllor Ainslie Staff report Status unkown....
2 The Ontario Planning Act should be amended to allow for public notice re-design No progress    
3 Public notices should be published in more than one newspaper No progress    
4 Let's explore participatory budgets for Toronto's neighbourhoods      
5 The number of community information sessions across the city should be increased Motion moved by Councllor Ainslie Staff report Status unkown....
6 The budget process should be promoted more widely, using plain language Motion moved by Councllor Ainslie Staff report Status unkown....
7 Our provincial curriculum should include a full course on municipalities and neighbourhoods Motion moved by Councillor Ainslie Status unkown....  
8 A 'City Hall School' should be created with a designated classroom at Toronto City Hall No progress    
9 Let's lower the voting age to 16 No progress    
10 It's time to retire the title of "worship" No progress    
11 Toronto should create tributes to non-elected (and unwealthy) community leaders      
12 Citizens should decide in a poll who we name landmarks after, rather than politicians naming things after themselves No progress    
13 The City should have several staff positions dedicated to supporting residents' groups Motion moved by Councillor Ainslie Staff report Status unkown....
14 Let's create and support an active city-wide association of resident's groups No progress    
15 Let's bring ranked ballots and Instant Runoff Voting to Toronto Motion moved by Councllor Ainslie Council formally requests permission from Province.  
16 Our municipal elections should be held on a Saturday or Sunday Motion moved by Councllor Ainslie    
17 Let's dump the four-year term, since no one asked for it in the first place No progress    
18 Legislation should be created imposing a binding referendum on future term extensions No progress    
19 Our elections website needs a makeover including a fully integrated ward search function Motion moved by Councllor Ainslie Staff have implemented this!!  
20 Campaigns should be allowed to easily provide contact information online Motion moved by Councllor Ainslie Staff have implemented this!!  
21 The election website should include active hyperlinks to candidates' websites Motion moved by Councllor Ainslie Staff are reviewing....  
22 The city should pro-actively promote the nomination process and encourage nominations Staff are reviewing....    
23 New regulations should restrict the introduction of controversial motions without notice Motion moved by Councillor Ainslie Status unkown....  
24 Overnight consultations should be banned due to inaccessibility No progress    
25 A minimum deputation length should be established, one that cannot be over-ruled Motion moved by Councillor Ainslie Status unkown....  
26 Let's explore the viability of evening meetings for Community Councils (6-9pm) Motion moved by Councillor Ainslie Status unkown....  
27 "Timed items" should be introduced more frequently, to make attendance easier Motion moved by Councillor Ainslie Status unkown....  
28 Childcare opportunities should be explored for public meetings Motion moved by Councllor Ainslie Staff report Status unkown....
29 Snacks and beverages should be provided at all public meetings No progress    
30 Meetings should be better promoted with good design, plain language and translations No progress    
31 Our ward boundaries should be redrawn, to reduce the discrepancy in sizes Motion moved by Councillor Ainslie Status unkown....  
32 Let's explore new models of subsidiarity for Toronto's neighbourhoods and former cities No progress    
33 The proposed "Dialogue on reconnecting people with government" should be launched in 2012 Motion moved by Councillor Ainslie Staff report Status unkown....
34 Better signage and outreach/education materials should be created in our City Hall lobby Motion moved by Councillor Ainslie Staff report Partial implementation...
35 Free and open Wi-Fi should be immediately installed at City Hall and all Civic Centres Partially implemented, 2012 Fully implemented, August 2013  
36 A "one stop" resource centre for citizen engagement should be created at City Hall Motion moved by Councillor Ainslie Staff report Status unkown....