• The “budget bulletin board” will try to shine a light on the real costs of running the parks, ultimately to answer the question: ''could a conservancy return Ward 18 parks to having most activities wholly tax-supported without extra fees?"
Freedom of Information Document 2012-0679: Ward 18 budget spreadsheet, 2011 (actual) and 2012 (projected):
Operating Expenditures Details for Ward 18 (pdf)
Operating Expenditures Details for Ward 18 (spreadsheet)
Operating Expenditures Details for Ward 18 (google fusion table)
Freedom of Information Document 2012-0679: Highlights and Commentary
2010 Sunshine list for City PFR staff relating to Ward 18
2010 Sunshine list from the blog "Surly Hamiltonian" (2011 numbers are due March 31 2012)
2011 Sunshine list City of Toronto
google fusion table (google fusion tables are under development)
Tip: in the "classic" view search is case sensitive, and surnames are all upper case. In "experimental" view, search is not case sensitive.
Full-time City PFR supervisors or co-ordinators working directly in Ward 18, some or all of the time
Aquatics: Gary Sanger (some of the time, as well as in half the other Toronto/East York wards)
Parks: Derek Vandervecht (wards 14, 18)
Parks General Supervisor: Peter White (wards 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22)
2011 and 2012 CELOS financial statements and donation transfers to Parks, Forestry and Recreation
Five Years Ward 18 Rinks Electricity Consumption
Volunteer researchers: let us know if you want to read this analysis and send in relevant sections for posting: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Statistics Canada 2006 (last census) information about Ward 18:
"Dufferin Grove" neighbourhood
"Little Portugal" neighbourhood
Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction neighbourhood (only part of this is in Ward 18)
KPMG City of Toronto Core Services Review
KPMG Standing Committee Summary
KPMG Final Report to City Manager
City Manager's Report
Context: a Maytree Foundation analysis of the fiscal ideas in the Drummond report. How do those ideas apply to Ward 18 parks?