THE COUNCIL OF

THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL

FEBRUARY 12, 1998

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 1:35 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.

1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Dale recited the prayer.

 

Members Present: R. Begley; L. Bissell; C. Cooper; D. Culham*; F. Dale; S. Fennell; E. Kolb; K. Mahoney; G. Milesw; M. Morrison; P. Mullin; M. Prentice*; P. Robertson; P. Saito*; C. Seglins; R. Whitehead*

Members Absent: C. Corbasson; C. Gyles, due to illness; N. Iannicca, due to illness; H. McCallion, due to other municipal business; P. Palleschi, due to illness; I. Sinclair, due to other municipal business

Also Present: R. Maloney, Acting Chief Administrative Officer; B. Zeran, Regional Clerk; P. Allen, Commissioner of Planning; K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; J. Pennachetti, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; P. Vezina, Commissioner of Social Services; K. Ward, Acting Commissioner of Housing; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; A. Appleton, Manager, Legislative Services

2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

 

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) January 22, 1998, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Dale,

Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on January 22, 1998, be approved.

Carried 98-96

Councillor Prentice arrived at 1:36 p.m.

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Dale,

Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That the agenda for the February 12, 1998, Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 98-97

 

5. DELEGATIONS

a) Eldred King, Chair, GO Transit; Jean Norman, Director, Administration, GO Transit; Francis Chung, Director, Finance, GO Transit; R.D. Boyle, Director, Engineering and Marketing Services, GO Transit regarding GO Transit Operations and Leases

Received 98-98

See also Resolution 98-99

Councillor Whitehead arrived at 1:48 p.m.

Councillors Culham and Saito arrived at 1:53 p.m.

Moved by Councillor Fennell,

Seconded by Councillor Culham;

Whereas the co-ordination of GO Transit and local transit authorities is important;

And whereas, expansion plans contemplated by GO Transit also need co-ordination with the existing transit services;

And whereas, a strategic goal since 1994 is to review the organization and delivery of public transit throughout the Region of Peel;

Therefore be it resolved, that a study be commenced reviewing public transportation in the Region of Peel;

And further, Peter Allen, Commissioner of Planning, include a representative from GO Transit on the study committee.

Carried 98-99

See also Resolution 98-98

Councillor Miles departed at 2:15 p.m. due to other municipal business.

b) Mark Sanderson, Vice President, Corporate Development, Professional Services Group regarding Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) Process for the South Peel Water and Wastewater Facilities Competitive Operations Contract

Received 98-100

See also Resolutions 98-101 and 98-123

Reports - Public Works Committee Recommendation PW-2-98 was dealt with.

F2. South Peel Water and Wastewater Facilities Competitive Operations Contract

Moved by Councillor Bissell,

Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That Recommendation PW-2-98 of the Public Works Committee of February 3, 1998, be amended to read:

"That the four highest rated consortia be invited to submit proposals relating to the competitive operations contract for the South Peel Water and Wastewater Facilities;

And further, that the South Peel Project Team be expanded to include Regional Councillors Carmen Corbassson, Marolyn Morrison and Maja Prentice;

And further, that all proponents be thanked for their efforts in submitting Requests for Qualifications.

Carried 98-101

See also Resolutions 98-100 and 98-123

 

6. STAFF PRESENTATIONS

 

7. COMMUNICATIONS

 

8. REPORTS

P-98-1 - Planning Committee

Committee Chair Fennell presided.

A. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

 

B. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION P-1-98:

That the agenda for the February 3, 1998, Planning Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 98-102

 

C. DELEGATIONS

C1. Ronald K. Webb, Davis, Webb and Schulze regarding the proposed Airport Policy for Inclusion in the Regional Official Plan

Withdrawn 98-103

See also Resolution 98-108

Items E3. to E5. inclusive were dealt with.

E3. Amendments Numbered 70 and 71 to the City of Brampton Official Plan, The Bram West Secondary Plan Area

RECOMMENDATION P-2-98:

That the Commissioner of Planning report back to the March 3, 1998 Planning Committee on the Amendments Numbered 70 and 71 to the City of Brampton Official Plan, The Bram West Secondary Plan Area.

Approved 98-104

E4. Delegation of Approval Authority for Area Municipal Official Plan Amendments

RECOMMENDATION P-3-98:

That the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated January 13, 1998, titled "Delegation of Approval Authority for Area Municipal Official Plan Amendments" be forwarded to the City of Mississauga, the City of Brampton and the Town of Caledon for information.

Approved 98-105

E5. Town of Orangeville - Due Diligence Study of the Streetsville to Orangeville Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Rail Line

RECOMMENDATION P-4-98:

That Regional staff further report to Planning Committee after the completion of the Town of Orangeville "Due Diligence Study" of the Streetsville to Orangeville Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Rail Line.

Approved 98-106

 

D. Planning General

D1. Planning Initiatives for 1998 (Oral)

Postponed to the March 3, 1998, Planning Committee Meeting 98-107

 

E. Development Review and Transportation Planning

E1. Regional Official Plan Airport Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Hearing Update and Revision to Policy 5.6.6.2.3b

Presentation by Doug Billet, Director of Development Review and Transportation Planning

RECOMMENDATION P-6-98:

That the Ontario Municipal Board be requested to approve revised Policy 5.6.6.2.3b) as set out in the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated January 28, 1998, titled "Regional Official Plan Airport Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Hearing Update and revision to policy 5.6.6.2.3b)";

And further, that a copy of the subject report be submitted to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) and forwarded to the City of Mississauga, City of Brampton, the Town of Caledon, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, the Air Transport Association of Canada and all parties to the Airport Phase of the Regional Official Plan OMB Hearing.

Approved 98-108

E2. West Side Lester B. Pearson International Airport (LBPIA) Access Transportation Study

Presentation by Rick Warner, Senior Planner, Transportation Planning

RECOMMENDATION P-7-98:

That Regional Public Works staff conduct a feasibility study at the Dixie Road/Derry Road intersection to assess the feasibility of a grade separation and include provision in a future Capital Forecast for this improvement, after Highway 407 is opened to Highway 403 (1998) and the Area 4 cargo facilities are re-located to the west side of Lester B. Pearson International Airport (LBPIA), which is expected in year 2000;

And further, that Regional staff conduct counts at all intersections on Dixie Road between Derry Road and Highway 401, after the Area 4 cargo facilities are relocated to the west side of the Airport (LBPIA), which is expected in year 2000;

And further, that Regional Transportation Planning staff prepare a monitoring report for Regional Council once the cargo facilities are re-located to the west side of the Airport and every two years thereafter;

And further, that the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) be advised that the Region of Peel supports in principle, a proposed ramp from westbound Highway 401 into the re-located cargo facilities on the west side of the Airport, and public access from that ramp indirectly to Britannia Road East, to reduce congestion at the Highway 401/Dixie Road interchange;

And further, that the joint MTO/Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) study recently initiated to examine this ramp, include alternatives which allows public access to the ramp;

And further, that the GTAA be requested to protect the option of a future service road connection between the Dixie Road - Midway Boulevard intersection and Courtneypark Drive, should such a connection be required in the future;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated December 23, 1997, titled "West Side Lester B. Pearson International Airport (LBPIA) Access Transportation Study" and a copy of the technical report titled "West Side LBPIA Access Transportation Study" be sent to the Regional Public Works Department, the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, and the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) for action;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated December 23, 1997 titled "West Side Lester B. Pearson International Airport (LBPIA) Access Transportation Study" and a copy of the subject technical report be sent to the City of Mississauga, the City of Brampton, and the City of Toronto for information.

Approved 98-109

E3. Amendments Numbered 70 and 71 to the City of Brampton Official Plan, The Bram West Secondary Plan Area

This item was dealt with under Resolution 98-104

E4. Delegation of Approval Authority for Area Municipal Official Plan Amendments

This item was dealt with under Resolution 98-105

E5. Town of Orangeville - Due Diligence Study of the Streetsville to Orangeville Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Rail Line

This item was dealt with under Resolution 98-106

 

F. Planning Policy and Research

F1. The Need to Monitor Commercial and Industrial Development in Peel Region

Received 98-110

F2. Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group Update

Received 98-111

 

G. COMMUNICATIONS

G1. Tony Clement, Minister of Transportation regarding Highway 410 extension to Highway 10 and the Use of Red-Light Cameras

Received 98-112

G2. Tony Clement, Minister of Transportation regarding Regulatory Reform of Ontarioís Intercity Bus Industry

Received 98-113

G3. Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) regarding the third installment of the GTAA Regional Report

Received 98-114

G4. Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Consultative Committee, December 2, 1997, Minutes of Meeting

Received 98-115

G5. The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority regarding Environmentally Significant Areas

Received 98-116

G6. Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) regarding MNR Role in Fish Habitat Management under Section 35 of the Federal Fisheries Act.

Received 98-117

G7. Patrick Northey, President, The Georgian Bay Association regarding the Region of Yorkís Planning Process and Proposed Water Takings from Lake Simcoe

Received 98-118

See also Resolution 98-120

G8. David Crombie, Commissioner, Waterfront Regeneration Trust regarding the Excellence on the Waterfront Award

Received 98-119

G9. Region of York regarding a letter from Georgian Bay Association

Received 98-120

See also Resolution 98-118

Moved by Councillor Dale,

Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on February 3, 1998, be adopted.

Carried 98-121

 

PW-98-1 - Public Works Committee

Committee Chair Bissell presided.

A. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

 

B. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION PW-1-98:

That the agenda for the February 3, 1998, Public Works Committee meeting, be approved.

Approved 98-122

C. DELEGATIONS

 

D. Administration

D1. South Peel Water and Wastewater Facilities Competitive Operations Contract

Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Terry Stephens and Sandy Struthers, Price Waterhouse

Received 98-123

See also Resolutions 98-100 and 98-101

Item F2. was dealt with.

F2. South Peel Water and Wastewater Facilities Competitive Operations Contract

This item was dealt with under Resolution 98-101

 

E. Engineering and Construction

E1. Lift and Dedicate a 0.3 Metre Reserve Access Application East Side of Dixie Road, North of Highway 401, Project D-04105"E" - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION PW-3-98:

That a by-law be prepared to lift a 0.3 metre reserve on Dixie Road, to provide a right-in/out, access to the proposed development (Project D-04105"E"), located on the east side of Dixie Road, north of Highway 401, in the City of Mississauga.

Approved 98-124

E2. Parking Prohibition Consideration, Regional Road 17 (Cawthra Road) between Breckenridge Road and Burnhamthorpe Road - City of Mississauga, Wards 3 and 4

RECOMMENDATION PW-4-98:

That By-law 48-94 be amended such that the parking prohibition on both sides of Regional Road 17 (Cawthra Road) from:

be removed from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, 1998, and from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, 1998, and from 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 7, 1998, to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, 1998;

And further, that such consideration not apply to global parking restrictions respecting driveway and fire hydrant access;

And further, that, notwithstanding the existing parking prohibition on Regional Road 17 (Cawthra Road) in the vicinity of St. Maryís Ukrainian Catholic Church, the City of Mississauga Parking Control and Peel Regional Police be informed of the removal of the parking prohibition for the above noted dates and times.

Approved 98-125

See also By-law 8-98

E3. Amendments to the Highway Traffic Act (HTA), Sub-section 144(31) Ontario Ministry of Transportation Legal Approval of Traffic Control Signals No Longer Required

RECOMMENDATION PW-5-98:

That the Director, Engineering and Construction and the Manager, Engineering and Infrastructure Planning of the Public Works Department be designated to provide approval of Regional Traffic Control Signal Installations;

And further, that the City of Mississauga, the City of Brampton and the Town of Caledon not be required to submit traffic control signal drawings to the Region of Peel for approval;

And further, that the Region of Peelís Policy W30-14 be amended to reflect the changes outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated January 21, 1998, titled "Amendments to the Highway Traffic Act (HTA), Sub-section 144(31) Ontario Ministry of Transportation Legal Approval of Traffic Control Signals No Longer Required";

And further, that By-law 131-74 be repealed as outlined in Appendix 1 of the subject report.

Approved 98-126

E4. Right Turn Yield Controls Capital Project 98-4100, Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway), Leanne Boulevard/Fowler Drive to Sheridan Park Drive/Lincoln Green Way - City of Mississauga, Wards 2 and 8

RECOMMENDATION PW-6-98:

That a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing northbound to eastbound right turn yield control at the intersection of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) at Leanne Boulevard/Fowler Drive, in the City of Mississauga;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing southbound to westbound right turn yield control at the intersection of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) at Leanne Boulevard/Fowler Drive, in the City of Mississauga;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing northbound to eastbound right turn yield control at the intersection of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) at the private access located 300 metres north of Leanne Boulevard/Fowler Drive, in the City of Mississauga;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing southbound to westbound right turn yield control at the intersection of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) at Sheridan Park Drive/Lincoln Green Way, in the City of Mississauga;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing eastbound to southbound right turn yield control at the intersection of Regional Road 1 at Sheridan Park Drive/Lincoln Green Way, in the City of Mississauga.

Approved 98-127

See also By-law 11-98

E5. New Regional Road Designations for Regional Road 21 (Queen Street East), Regional Road 24 (Highway 50) and Regional Road 25 (Main Street, Queen Street East, Porterfield Road) and Ministry of Transportation of Ontario Transfer of Highway 24 and Highway 50 to the Region of Peel - City of Brampton, Wards 7, 10 and 11 and Town of Caledon, Wards 1, 4 and 5

RECOMMENDATION PW-7-98:

That Regional Road 21 (Queen Street East - formerly Highway 7) in the City of Brampton, be re-assigned Regional Road Number 107;

And further, that Regional Road 24 (Main Street/Queen Street East/Porterfield Road - formerly Highway 136) in the City of Brampton, be re-assigned Regional Road Number 136;

And further, that Regional Road 25 (Highway 50) from Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) to Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) in the City of Brampton, be re-assigned Regional Road Number 50;

And further, that Highway 50 from Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) to Highway 9, excluding the section between Wilton Drive/Allan Drive to the north limits of Bolton, in the Town of Caledon, be assigned Regional Road Number 50;

And further, that Regional Road 11 (Charleston Sideroad) from Regional Road 7 (Airport Road) to Highway 10, be re-assigned Regional Road Number 24, in the Town of Caledon;

And further, that Highway 24 from Highway 10 to the Peel/Wellington boundary, in the Town of Caledon, be assigned Regional Road Number 24;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to incorporating all new Regional Road Numbers in Schedule I of the Region of Peelís consolidated Traffic By-law.

Approved 98-128

E6. Removal of Left Turn Prohibitions, Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) at the Private Access Located 200 metres East of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) - City of Mississauga, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION PW-8-98:

That a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to removing the northbound left turn prohibition on Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) at the private access located 200 metres east of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway), in the City of Mississauga;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to removing the westbound left turn prohibition on Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) at the private access located 200 metres east of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway), in the City of Mississauga.

Approved 98-129

See also By-law 6-98

E7. Application RCA-01-98 to Close Regional Road 22 (Old Church Road) by the Region of Peel, Project 98-4810 - Town of Caledon, Ward 4

Withdrawn 98-130

E8. Application RCA-02-98 to Close Regional Road 9 (King Street) and Regional Road 12 (Olde Base Line Road) by the Region of Peel, Project 98-4820 - Town of Caledon, Wards 1 and 2

Moved by Councillor Morrison,

Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That Recommendation PW-9-98 of the Public Works Committee of February 3, 1998, be amended to read:

"That Application RCA-02-98 by the Region of Peel to close Regional Road 9 (King Street) between Mississauga Road and Winston Churchill Boulevard, in the Town of Caledon, from March 23, 1998 until May 15, 1998, and to close Regional Road 12 (Olde Base Line Road), between McLaughlin Road and Chinguacousy Road in the Town of Caledon, from March 30, 1998 to June 30, 1998, be approved;

And further, that advance notice signage be placed two weeks prior to road closure;

And further, that all emergency services be notified by the Region of Peel."

Carried 98-131

E9. Traffic By-laws, Regional Road 50 (Highway 50), Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) and Regional Road 136 (Main Street, Queen Street East, Porterfield Road) - City of Brampton, Wards 7, 10 and 11 and Town of Caledon, Ward 1

RECOMMENDATION PW-10-98:

That a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing an 80 km/hr speed limit on Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) from Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) to Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East), in the City of Brampton;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to providing for northbound and southbound centre left turn lane designations on Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) from 300 metres north of Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) to 400 metres south of Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East), in the City of Brampton;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to designating Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) as a through highway from the north limit Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) to the south limit of Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East), in the City of Brampton;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing an 80 km/hr speed limit on Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) from Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) to 460 metres west of Regional Road 7 (Airport Road), in the City of Brampton;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing a 60 km/hr speed limit on Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) from 460 metres west of Regional Road 7 (Airport Road) to 150 metres west of Laurelcrest Street/West Drive, in the City of Brampton;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing a parking prohibition on Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) from Chrysler Drive/Gateway Boulevard to Laurelcrest Street/West Drive, in the City of Brampton;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to providing for southbound dual left turn lane designations at the intersection of Regional Road 7 (Airport Road) at Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East), in the City of Brampton;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to designating Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) as a through highway from the west limit of Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) to 150 metres west of Laurelcrest Street/West Drive, in the City of Brampton;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing an 80 km/hr speed limit on Regional Road 136 (Main Street) from Regional Road 24 (Charleston Sideroad) to 550 metres north of Beechgrove Sideroad, in the Town of Caledon;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing an 80 km/hr speed limit on Regional Road 136 (Queen Street East/Porterfield Road) from 135 metres east of the CPR crossing to 250 metres south of Regional Road 23 (East Garafraxa Townline), in the Town of Caledon;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing northbound, southbound, and eastbound stop control at the intersection of Regional Road 136 (Main Street/Queen Street East) at Queen Street West, in the Town of Caledon;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing a yield control for northbound to eastbound traffic at the intersection of Regional Road 136 (Main Street/Queen Street East) at Queen Street West, in the Town of Caledon;

And further, that Regional Road 136 (Main Street/Queen Street East/Porterfield Road) be designated as a through highway from the north limit of Regional Road 24 (Charleston Sideroad) to the boundary between the Region of Peel and the County of Dufferin, in the Town of Caledon.

Approved 98-132

RECOMMENDATION PW-10A-98:

That the Commissioner of Public Works review and report back on the speed limits on Regional Road 107 (Queen Street E.) from Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) to 460 metres west of Regional Road 7 (Airport Road) and on Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) from Regional Road 107 (Queen Street E.) northerly to the southern limits of Bolton, in the City of Brampton and the Town of Caledon;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works report back on the design speeds of the subject road sections.

Approved 98-133

E10. Interregional Water and Wastewater Servicing - Region of Halton

Received 98-134

E11. Cheltenham/Terra Cotta Water Supply System, Projects 94-1192 and 94-1195 - Town of Caledon, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION PW-11-98:

That properties benefiting from the watermain constructed under Project 94-1192 and 94-1195, be assessed, as outlined in Appendix 1 of the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated January 21, 1998, titled "Cheltenham/Terra Cotta Water Supply System, Projects 94-1192 and 94-1195 - Town of Caledon, Ward 2";

And further, that an annual waterworks rate of $34 per metre ($10.36 per foot) payable over 15 years plus imputed interest, as certified by the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, be imposed as due and payable as soon as an immediate benefit is derivable on lots for which a deferred benefit accrues;

And further, that the property owners for which a deferred benefit accrues, be given the opportunity to commute payment of the waterworks rate by advanced payment;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Regional Council to impose a waterworks rate on lots for which a deferred benefit accrues as soon as an immediate benefit is derivable.

Approved 98-135

E12. McVean Pumping Station - Odour Control System, Project 96-2450 - City of Brampton, Ward 10

RECOMMENDATION PW-12-98:

That a project budget of $300,000 be allocated to Project 96-2450 from Project 97-2000 for the implementation of an Odour Control System for the McVean Pumping Station to be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that the consulting firm of Acres & Associated Environmental Limited be retained to provide engineering services for the detailed design, procurement of equipment and contract administration of the Odour Control System at a cost of $70,000;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Regional Corporation's duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 98-136

E13. Truck Routing and Regulation Study - City of Brampton, Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 and Town of Caledon, Wards 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Postponed to the March 31, 1998, Public Works Committee meeting 98-137

 

F. Operations and Maintenance

F1. Eastern Ontario and Quebec Ice Storm - Region of Peel Public Works Department Initiatives

Received 98-138

F2. South Peel Water and Wastewater Facilities Competitive Operations Contract

This item was dealt with under Resolution 98-101

F3. Water Quality Monitoring for a Healthy Humber

Received 98-139

F4. Supervisory Control Data Acquisition System (SCADA) Modifications Consultant Selection

RECOMMENDATION PW-13-98:

That Proctor and Redfern Limited be retained to undertake the modifications to the Region of Peelís Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) to allow for the automated monitoring of South Peel;

And further, that staff enter into direct negotiations pursuant to the Purchasing By-law 50-96, section 5.1 and 5.2.1;

And further, that work proceed upon the successful negotiation within the approved budget;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Regional Corporation's duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 98-140

F5. South Peel Water and Wastewater Systems Competitive Operations Contract Consulting Fees

RECOMMENDATION PW-14-98:

That additional funding in the amount of $220,000 to a total commitment of $420,000 be provided for under Project 96-1630;

And further, that the necessary funding be provided from Capital Account 97-1000 to be financed from the Rate Stabilization Reserve Fund.

Approved 98-141

 

G. Waste Management

G1. Purchase of Hydraulic/Electronic Vehicle Scales for the Bolton Community Recycling Centre - Town of Caledon, Ward 5, the Caledon Sanitary Landfill Site (CSLS) - Town of Caledon, Ward 1 and the Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site (BSLS) - City of Mississauga, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION PW-15-98:

That subject to rezoning and all necessary approvals, the contract for the supply and installation of vehicle scales at the Bolton Community Recycling Centre be awarded to Canadian Scale Company Limited;

And further, that the cost for supply and installation of $100,719.40 including all applicable taxes be provided for under Project 92-6300;

And further, that the supply and installation of vehicle scales at the Caledon Sanitary Landfill Site, be awarded to Canadian Scale Company Limited;

And further, that the cost for supply and installation be $89,794.40 including all applicable taxes;

And further, that funds in the amount of $115,000 be transferred from the Public Works Waste Buildings Reserve, R1960 to Capital Project 98-6265 Caledon Sanitary Landfill Site Scale Replacement;

And further, that the fund transfer be required for the cost of the supply and installation of the Caledon scales, in the amount of $89,794.40 and the cost of foundations and repositioning of the existing scalehouse;

And further, that the supply and installation of vehicle scales at the Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site be awarded to Mettler Toledo Incorporated;

And further, that the cost for supply and installation in the amount of $47,600.34 including all applicable taxes be provided for under Project 92-6200;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Regional Corporation's duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 98-142

G2. Alignment of Waste Collection Contracts within the Town of Caledon

RECOMMENDATION PW-16-98:

That the following existing waste collection contracts be converted to a cost per tonne basis of payment;

And further, that these contracts be extended to April 30, 2001;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Regional Corporation's duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 98-143

G3. 1998 Community Programs, Interim Funding Request for EcoSource Mississauga, Brampton Clean City Committee (BCCC) and Citizens for a Clean Caledon (CCC)

RECOMMENDATION PW-17-98:

That the 1998 Regional Budget for EcoSource Mississauga (formerly Mississauga Clean City Committee), Brampton Clean City Committee (BCCC) and Citizenís for a Clean Caledon (CCC) not be approved until March, 1998;

And further, that because EcoSource Mississauga, BCCC and CCC require funding in order to maintain operations prior to the approval of the 1998 Regional Budget, that funding equalling 25 percent of received 1997 funding levels be provided to EcoSource Mississauga in the amount of $32,455.50, BCCC in the amount of $2,306.25, and CCC in the amount of $1,123 in February, 1998;

And further, that EcoSource Mississauga, BCCC and CCC receive a copy of the 1998 Community Programs Interim Funding Request;

And further, that funding be financed from the 1998 Waste Program Planning Operating Budget WW00110.

Approved 98-144

G4. Extension of Contract 92T-048, Excavation and On-Site Movement of Earth Fill

RECOMMENDATION PW-18-98:

That contract 92T-048 for the excavation and on-site movement of earth fill be extended from December 1, 1997 for an additional seven (7) month period, estimated at $875,000, to a maximum of ten (10) months, estimated at $1,250,000, be approved;

And further, that funding for the expenditures come from previously approved Capital Projects 92-6200, 97-6821 and 98-6820;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Regional Corporation's duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 98-145

G5. Proposal Call 97PT-013, Yard Waste Composting

RECOMMENDATION PW-19-98:

That the contract for Yard Waste Composting be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible vendor, All Treat Farms Limited, in the approximate amount of $1,257,200 for a 12 month period with the option of one additional year;

And further, that the funds in the amount of $1,257,200, be provided and allocated from Cost Centre WW70310 in Accounts 3880 and 3881;

And further, that should the scope of work increase during the contract period, that the Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to increase this contract for similar requirements for the current and one subsequent period, subject to available funds, where the actual seasonal requirements exceed the estimates, without further approval;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Regional Corporation's duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 98-146

G6. Multi-Residential Recycling Program Enhancement

RECOMMENDATION PW-20-98:

That the Region of Peel initiate a multi-residential recycling bag program, including an information package for distribution to both residents and superintendents within the multi-residential sector;

And further, that a reusable two-handled polyethylene recycling bag be provided free of charge to each multi-residential unit to better facilitate the collection and diversion of recyclables;

And further, that a tender be issued to supply the recycling bag;

And further, that the expenditures estimated at $322,000 be funded from Capital Project 97-6325;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Regional Corporation's duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 98-147

G7. Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site (BSLS) Golf Course Operation and Maintenance - City of Mississauga, Ward 6

Postponed to the March 3, 1998, Public Works Committee meeting 98-148

G8. Minutes of the January 20, 1998 Waste Management Subcommittee Meeting

Election of Chair and Vice-Chair

RECOMMENDATION WM-1-98:

That Councillor Lorna Bissell be elected to the position of Chair of the Waste Management Subcommittee.

Approved 98-149

RECOMMENDATION WM-2-98:

That Councillor Marolyn Morrison be elected to the position of Vice-Chair of the Waste Management Subcommittee.

Approved 98-150

Chair Bissell assumed the chair.

 

1. Declarations of Conflicts of Interest

 

2. Approval of Agenda

RECOMMENDATION WM-3-98:

That the agenda for the January 20, 1998, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 98-151

3. Delegations

4. Waste Management Updates

a) Review Status of Current Waste Management Issues

Presentation by M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works

Received 98-152

Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works, gave an overview on the following waste management issues:

Landfill Site (CSLS) and Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site (BSLS)

The following recommendations came out of the discussions:

North Sheridan Landfill Site (Springbanks)

RECOMMENDATION WM-4-98:

That the Commissioner of Public Works report back to Waste Management Subcommittee regarding the additional end use proponents at the North Sheridan Landfill Site and identify any possible legal implications.

Approved 98-153

HUWS Corporation

RECOMMENDATION WM-5-98:

That the Commissioner of Public Works and the Caledon Clean City (CCC) Group report back to Waste Management Subcommittee on the possibility of the Region of Peel partnering with horticultural groups and local municipalities with respect to finished compost disposal;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works report back to Waste Management Subcommittee on providing composting services to Dufferin County.

Approved 98-154

Multi-Residential Recycling Program Improvement

RECOMMENDATION WM-6-98:

That the Commissioner of Public Works report back to the Waste Management Subcommittee on the success of current apartment recycling initiatives.

Approved 98-155

Property Policy

RECOMMENDATION WM-7-98:

That the Commissioner of Public Works report back on the development of a policy relating to properties adjacent to inactive and active landfill sites.

Approved 98-156

Scales Report for Bolton Community Recycling Centre (CRC), Caledon Sanitary Landfill Site (CSLS) and Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site (BSLS)

RECOMMENDATION WM-8-98:

That the Commissioner of Public Works provide an update on the Bolton Community Recycling Centre (CRC) to the Waste Management Subcommittee.

Approved 98-157

b) 1998 Meeting Schedule

RECOMMENDATION WM-9-98:

That the Chair of the Waste Management Subcommittee and the Legislative Co-ordinator provide projected dates for future Waste Management Subcommittee meetings for the period February 1998 through to December 1998.

Approved 98-158

5. Communications

a) Dennis Hearse, Regional Clerk, York Region regarding "Disposal/Diversion Strategy"

Received 98-159

b) Mark Collins, Chair, Association of Municipal Recycling Corporation (AMRC) regarding Funding for Ontario Recycling Programs

Received 98-160

c) Michael Harris, Premier of Ontario regarding Deposit/Return System for Wine and Spirit Packaging

Received 98-161

 

6. Other Business

RECOMMENDATION WM-10-98:

That the Commissioner of Public Works provide a report to Waste Management Subcommittee on the status of user pay programs in North America.

Approved 98-162

7. Next Meeting Date

The next meeting was tentatively scheduled for February 25, 1998.

8. Adjournment

The meeting adjourned at 4:20 p.m.

 

H. COMMUNICATIONS

H1. Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police regarding Red Light Camera Program

Received 98-163

See also Resolution 98-169

H2. Ontario Hydro regarding Metal Discharges from Ontario Hydro Fossil Fuel Generating Stations

Referred to Public Works for report 98-164

H3. Regional Municipality of York regarding Woodbridge Sewage Servicing to Peel Region

Received 98-165

H4. Town of Caledon regarding Queen Street Link, Wilton Drive to North of the Southerly Intersection of Centennial Drive

Referred to Public Works for report 98-166

H5. UMA Engineering Limited regarding Highway 7 and Conestoga Drive Intersection Improvements, Initial Notification

Received 98-167

H6. Premier of Ontario regarding Development of a Broad Based Product Stewardship Model

Received 98-168

H7. Minister of Transportation regarding Photo Enforcement Technologies for Traffic Light Violations

Received 98-169

See also Resolution 98-163

H8. Minister of Transportation regarding Community Reinvestment Fund

Received 98-170

H9. Minister of Transportation regarding Highway 410 Extension to Highway 10

Received 98-171

H10. City of Brampton regarding Steeles Avenue Intersection at Orchard Drive and Hartford Trail

Referred to Public Works for report 98-172

H11. City of Toronto regarding Amendment to Agreement for Sewage Treatment - South Peel Trunk Sewer System

Received 98-173

H12. Marshall Macklin Monaghan (MMM) regarding York Region - Ninth Line/Sixteenth Avenue Trunk Sewers Environmental Study

Received 98-174

H13. Association of Municipal Recycling Coordinators regarding Funding for Ontario Recycling Programs

Received 98-175

Moved by Councillor Dale,

Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That the minutes of the Public Works Committee meeting held on February 3, 1998, be adopted, as amended.

Carried 98-176

 

BAHC -98-1 - 1998 Budget Ad hoc Committee

Regional Chair Kolb presided.

A. Declarations of Conflict of Interest

B. Approval of Agenda

RECOMMENDATION BAHC-1-98:

That the agenda for the February 10, 1998 Budget Ad hoc Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 98-177

 

C. Presentations

C1. 1998 Region of Peel Budget Overview

Presentation by Emil Kolb, Regional Chair; Roger Maloney, Acting Chief Administrative Officer; and Joe Pennachetti, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance.

Received 98-178

Regional Chair Kolb presented an overview of the 1998 Budget process.

Roger Maloney, Acting Chief Administrative Officer, presented an overview of the 1998 Region of Peel Current Budget.

The Committee recessed at 10:33 a.m.

The Committee reconvened at 10:45 a.m.

Joe Pennachetti, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, presented an overview of the 1998 Region of Peel Capital Budget.

 

D. Reports

D1. 1998 Water and Wastewater Rates and 1998 Current and Capital Utility Budgets

Joe Pennachetti, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, presented an overview of the 1998 Water and Wastewater Rates.

Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works, presented an overview of the 1998 Water and Wastewater Budgets.

RECOMMENDATION BAHC-2-98:

That the 1998 water and wastewater rates remain the same as the 1997 rates at $1.80 per 1,000 gallons (39.594 cents per m3) and $2.23 per 1,000 gallons (49.053 cents per m3) respectively;

And further, that the 1998 Current Budget for the utility rate supported water and wastewater programs totalling $109,080,000 be approved as detailed in the water and wastewater sections of the 1998 Budget document;

And further, that the 1998 Capital Budget for utility rate supported water and wastewater programs totalling $41,445,000, contained in Appendix A of the joint report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance and the Commissioner of Public Works, dated January 28, 1998, titled "1998 Water and Wastewater Rates and 1998 Current and Capital Budgets" be approved and projects identified with an "A" for approved funding status be authorized to proceed in accordance with the Financial Control By-law and as detailed in the 1998 Budget document;

And further, that the 1998 Capital Budget and Forecast to 2007 for utility rate supported water and wastewater programs totalling $557,776,000 be approved in principle for financial planning purposes.

Approved 98-179

Moved by Councillor Bissell,

Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the minutes of the Budget Ad hoc Committee meeting held on February 10, 1998, be adopted.

Carried 98-180

 

9. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

10. BY-LAWS

a) Regional

Three Readings

By-law 5-98: To accept, assume and dedicate lands for public highway purposes.

By-law 6-98: To remove the northbound to eastbound left turn prohibition on Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) at the private access located 200 metres east of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway), to remove the westbound to southbound left turn prohibition on Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) at the private access located 200 metres east of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway), and to amend By-law Number 48-94 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of the Regional Municipality of Peel.

See also Resolution 98-129

By-law 8-98: To remove the parking prohibition on both sides of Regional Road 17 (Cawthra Road) from 30 metres north of Breckenridge Road to 30 metres south of Runningbrook Drive, and from 30 metres north of Runningbrook Drive to 100 metres south of Burnhamthorpe Road from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, 1998, and from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, 1998, and from 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 7, 1998, to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, 1998, and to amend By-law Number 48-94 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of the Regional Municipality of Peel.

See also Resolution 98-125

By-law 9-98: To accept, assume and dedicate lands for public highway purposes.

By-law 10-98: To accept, assume and dedicate lands for public highway purposes.

By-law 11-98: To implement northbound to eastbound right turn yield control at the intersection of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) at Leanne Boulevard/Fowler Drive, to implement southbound to westbound right turn yield control at the intersection of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) at Leanne Boulevard/Fowler Drive, to implement northbound to eastbound right turn yield control at the intersection of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) at the private access located 300 metres north of Leanne Boulevard/Fowler Drive, to implement southbound to westbound right turn yield control at the intersection of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) at Sheridan Park Drive/Lincoln Green Way, to implement eastbound to southbound right turn yield control at the intersection of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) at Sheridan Park Drive/Lincoln Green Way, and to amend By-law Number 48-94 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of the Regional Municipality of Peel.

See also Resolution 98-127

Moved by Councillor Bissell,

Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council meeting agenda, being By-laws 5-98, 6-98, 8-98, 9-98, 10-98 and 11-98, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 98-181

b) Area Municipal

City of Mississauga Traffic By-law 18-98: To amend By-law 444-79, as amended, for the regulation of through highways and stop signs in the City of Mississauga.

City of Mississauga Traffic By-law 19-98: To amend By-law 444-79, as amended, for the regulation of through highways and stop signs in the City of Mississauga.

City of Brampton Traffic By-law 9-98: To amend By-law 93-93, as amended, for the regulation of through highways and fire routes in the City of Brampton.

Moved by Councillor Bissell,

Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the City of Mississauga by-laws, being By-laws 18-98 and 19-98, and the City of Brampton by-law, being By-law 9-98 listed on the Regional Council meeting agenda, be approved.

Carried 98-182

 

11. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Consideration of In Camera Matters by Management Committee on February 17, 1998

Moved by Councillor Cooper,

Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That Management Committee be permitted to meet In Camera on February 17, 1998, to consider matters relating to the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose, pursuant to Section 55 (5) of the Municipal Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter M.45, as amended.

Carried 98-183

12. NOTICES OF MOTION

 

13. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor Dale,

Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider reports relating to:

a) A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes.

Carried 98-184

Moved by Councillor Dale,

Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That Council move out of In Camera.

Carried 98-185

 

14. BUSINESS ARISING FROM IN CAMERA MATTERS

a) A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

Moved by Councillor Bissell,

Seconded by Councillor Cooper;

That the Offer to Sell Agreement from Morista Properties Limited for the lands located in Part of Lot 1, Concession 3, South of Dundas Street, in the Town of Oakville, Regional Municipality of Halton (formerly the Township of Trafalgar, County of Halton), designated as Parts 1 and 3 on Reference Plan 20R-12540 for a total purchase price of $27,000.00 to be financed from Public Works Project Number 95-4060, Winston Churchill Boulevard Reconstruction, Lakeshore Road to Royal Windsor Drive, in the City of Mississauga, be accepted by the Regional Corporation;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Regional Corporationís duly authorized signing officers;

And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to complete the transactions including the execution of all affidavits, statutory declarations and undertakings required.

Carried 98-186

15. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Dale,

Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That By-law 13-98 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on February 12, 1998, and to authorize the execution of documents in accordance with the Region's by-laws relating thereto, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 98-187

 

16. ADJOURNMENT

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,

Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That Regional Council now adjourn.

Carried 98-188

 

The meeting adjourned at 2:55 p.m.

 

 

     

Regional Clerk

 

Regional Chair