Agenda Package: Business Board - June 18, 2020

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Pursuant to section 33(i) of By-Law Number 2,
it will be proposed that consideration of items 20 through 23 take place in camera.


  1. Chair’s Remarks

  2. Annual Report of the Senior Appointments and Compensation Committee for 2019-2020 (for information)*

  3. Update: COVID-19 Initiatives (oral report)

  4. Annual Report: Vice President, Operations & Real Estate Partnerships (for information)*

  5. Annual Report: Vice-President, Communications (for information)*

  6. Financial Statements (arising from the meeting of the Audit Committee, June 17, 2020)

    1. Audited Financial Statements for the Fiscal Year ended April 30, 2020 (for approval)*

      Be It Recommended to the Governing Council
      THAT the University of Toronto audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2020 be approved.

    2. Supplementary Report by Fund April 30, 2020 (for information)*

  7. Appointment of the External Auditors (arising from the meeting of the Audit Committee, June 17, 2020) (for approval)*

    Be it Recommended to the Governing Council
    THAT the recommendations of the Audit Committee for the appointment of external auditors be approved.

  8. Debt Policy Limit, Debt Allocations, Outstanding Debt Issued and Status of the Long Term Borrowing Pool to April 30, 2020 (for information)*

  9. Establishment of Business Ancillary: University Development and Campus Services (for approval)*

    Be it Resolved
    THAT the establishment of the University Development and Campus Services Ancillary, as described in the Memorandum from Professor Scott Mabury, Vice-President, Operations and Real Estate Partnerships, dated June 4, 2020, be approved.

  10. Reports of the Administrative Assessors (oral reports)


  1. Report of the Previous Meeting – Report Number 252, April 28, 2020 (for approval)*

  2. Business Arising from the Report of the Previous Meeting

  3. Report of the Audit Committee – Report Number 137, April 27, 2020 (for information)*

  4. Health and Safety Requirements – Quarterly Report on Compliance (April 1 – June 30, 2020) (for information)*

  5. Status Report on Debt to May 31, 2020 (for information)*

  6. Report on Capital Projects to May 30, 2020 (for information)*


  1. Date of the Next Meeting – Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

  2. Other Business


  1. In Camera Reports of the Administrative Assessors (oral reports)

  2. Quarterly Report on Gifts and Pledges over $250,000: February 1, 2020 to April 30, 2020 (for information)+

  3. Capital Project: Report of the Project Planning Committee for Trinity College in the University of Toronto New Student Residence & Academic Building - The Lawson Centre for Sustainability – Execution of Project (for approval)+

  4. Report of the Striking Committee: Co-opted Membership of the Business Board and the Audit Committee for 2020-2021 (for approval)+++

* Documentation included.
**Documentation for consent items included. This item will be given individual consideration by the Business Board only if a member so requests. Members with questions or who would like a consent item to be discussed by the Business Board are invited to notify the Secretary, Patrick F. McNeill, at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting by telephone at 416-978-8428 or by email at
+ Confidential documentation for members only.
++ The Financial Report and the recommendation to appoint the auditors are confidential until the financial statements and the appointment of auditors have been recommended for approval by the Audit Committee. Following the meeting of the Audit Committee, the documents will become public.
+++ The Report of the Striking Committee remains confidential. The names of co-opted members will become public with the release of the Board's Report.