The Waterfront Toronto Board of Directors oversees the Corporation and its affairs, helping to ensure the mandate of Waterfront Toronto, as outlined below, is delivered in an accountable, transparent manner:
- developing accessible new waterfront communities that offer a high quality of life for residents and visitors alike
- attracting innovative, knowledge-based industries to the designated waterfront area
- engaging the community as an active partner in revitalization
- developing strategic partnerships to attract private sector investment
- seeking government approval of business strategies, annual business plans and precinct plans.
Under the Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Act, as amended, the Waterfront Toronto Board of Directors is made up of a maximum of 13 members:
- one citizen Chair, jointly appointed by the City of Toronto and the federal and provincial governments
- a maximum of 4 citizen members appointed by the federal government
- a maximum of 4 members, including up to one elected official, appointed by the City, and
- a maximum of 4 members, including up to one elected official, appointed by the provincial government.
The City of Toronto currently appoints 3 citizens and the Mayor or his designate, as appointed by Council, to serve on the board. The term of office for Board members is up to 3 years, with the possibility of renewal.
There are 6 to 8 regularly scheduled meetings of the Waterfront Toronto Board per year with additional meetings as required. Meetings are held at:
Waterfront Toronto Board of Directors
20 Bay Street, Suite 1310
Toronto, ON M5J 2N8