TORONTO - City Police matters were discussed during Monday's City Council meeting.
Third Ward Councilman Jason Fogle, chairman of the safety committee, presented council with the police report for the month of September.
The report included the department investigating 16 accidents; responding to 18 animal calls; filing 60 charges; arresting three individuals on assault charges; two incidents of simple assault; 10 alarm calls; 15 motorist assists; 17 assists to other city departments; the investigation of three burglaries, including one business and two attempted residential burglaries; responding to 11 domestic violence calls; responding to 18 emergency medical calls; responding to 68 disturbances; investigating 27 juvenile-related incidents; answering five tavern calls. The department also made two indecent exposure arrests; investigated 12 suspicious persons; responded to 16 theft calls; investigated three fraud charges; investigated 13 larceny incidents; wrote 23 traffic citations; arrested one person for driving under the influence; answered 10 vandalism calls; filed six drug charges; and took 486 miscellaneous calls.
In other matters:
City auditor Joe Motto presented council with a list of changes needed to be made to the 2013 budget, including the formation of a new revenue fund. The changes have to be made now according to state law, 2nd Ward Councilman Dorothy Blaner, chairman of the finance committee, said. Council approved the changes 7-0.
Council discussed the parking situation near the Roosevelt Senior Center, with most agreeing more parking is needed. Council members indicated they would discuss the matter further.
There will be a meeting of the finance committee at 6 p.m. on Monday, with a service committee meeting to follow. Both meetings will be in council chambers.