THE COUNCIL OF

THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL

February 15, 2001


Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:50 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.

  1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL
  2. Councillor Corbasson recited the prayer.


    Members: R. Begley, L. Bissell, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco, S. Fennell, C. Gyles, C. Harker, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion*, G. Miles, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, M. Prentice, C. Seglins, R. Whitehead*
    Members Absent: N. Iannicca, due to illness; P. Saito, due to illness; I. Sinclair, due to other municipal business
    Also Present: R. Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer; K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; J. Pennachetti, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; P. Vezina, Commissioner of Social Services; P. Graham, Commissioner of Health; Dr. D. McKeown, Medical Officer of Health; Paul Vivian, Director of Human Resources; B. Zeran, Director of Clerk’s and Regional Clerk; A. Macintyre, Legislative Co-ordinator

  3. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Councillor Mahoney declared a conflict of Interest with Items Related to Public Works – Item PW-B4. Banning Plastic Bags from the Curbside Collection of Leaf and Yard Waste, listed on the January 18, 2001 Regional Council Minutes as her husband and son are both involved in the industry. She therefore refrained from voting thereon.

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

    1. January 18, 2001, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;
That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on January 18, 2001 be approved.

Carried 2001-52

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the agenda for the February 15, 2001 Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 2001-53


  1. DELEGATIONS/STAFF PRESENTATIONS

    1. Regional Chair Emil Kolb; Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer, Region of Peel; and Alf Blayney, Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Peel Region regarding the 2000 Region of Peel Employees’ United Way Campaign
    2. Received 2001-54

      See also Resolutions 2001-55 and 2001-56

The Region of Peel United Way Campaign team was congratulated by Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for their contribution in the 2000 Campaign.

Roger Maloney, CAO was congratulated for the leadership he demonstrated in steering the 2000 campaign.

Alf Blayney was thanked for the contributions he made over the years to the United Way of Peel Region.

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT – Item M-A1 was dealt with.

      M-A1. 2000 Region of Peel Employees’ United Way Campaign

      Received 2001-55

      See also Resolutions 2001-54 and 2001-56

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT – Item M-A2 was dealt with.

      M-A2. Update on United Way of Peel Region

      Received 2001-56

      See also Resolutions 2001-54 and 2001-55

    1. Katheleen M. Ellis, Executive Director, Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada and Guy Morrison, Brain Tumor Survivor regarding Brain Tumor Brochure
    2. Received 2001-57

The delegation requested the Region of Peel to support their Foundation by raising awareness in the Region of Peel regarding early detection of Brain Tumors.

Chair Kolb suggested that Joe Pennachetti, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance investigate a means of distributing information pamphlets to the public via water bills inserts.

    1. Janet Nicholls, Steering Committee Chairperson, Habitat for Humanity regarding Working Toward Affiliating with Habitat for Humanity Canada

    Received 2001-58

Chair Kolb suggested that the delegation contact Public Works staff to review the possibility of reusing recycling facilities as part of their program. Council was informed that the Site Selection Contact person working with Habitat for Humanity is Mark Winters, Structural Engineer, he can be reached at 905-454-0491.

6. COMMUNICATIONS

7. REPORTS

Staff Reports

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

Chaired by Chair Kolb

P-A. Development Review and Transportation Planning

P-A1. Sub-delegation of Subdivision and Condominium Approval Authority to the Town of Caledon

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That Regional Council sub-delegate its authority for the approval of plans of subdivision and condominium to the Town of Caledon, effective March 1, 2001;

And further, that all existing subdivision and condominium applications in process filed with the Region of Peel after March 28, 1995, be transferred to the Town of Caledon;

And further, that the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing be requested to issue an Order withdrawing the Region of Peel’s approval authority for plans of subdivision and condominium submitted before March 28, 1995, and to delegate this authority to the Town of Caledon;

And further, that the necessary By-law with procedural conditions be enacted by Regional Council following appropriate notice being provided;

And further, that the Town of Caledon, the development industry, commenting agencies and applicants be notified.

Carried 2001-59


P-B. Planning Policy and Research

P-B1. Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group Membership (PAAWG), 2001 – 2003

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the members and alternates to the Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group (PAAWG), identified in the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated February 1, 2001, titled "Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group Membership, 2001-2003" be appointed for the Term 2001-2002, or until a successor is appointed;

And further, that the members and alternates be so advised of their appointment.

Carried 2001-60

P-C. COMMUNICATIONS

P-C1. Donald Barber, The Cawthra Ratepayers' and Residents' Association regarding Applewood Acres

Received 2001-61

P-C2. Gary McNeil, Managing Director, GO Transit regarding Pay-for-Parking in GO Transit Lots

Received 2001-62

P-C3. Greater Toronto Transit Authority - GO Transit - Agenda, January 19, 2001

Received 2001-63


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

Chaired by Councillor Mullin

H-A. Housing

H-A1. No Place Like Home – A Special Report by Frances Bula

Received 2001-64

H-A2. Rental Market in Peel Continues to Tighten

Received 2001-65

H-B. Property

H-B1. Transfer of Part of Region Owned Property to the Ministry of Transportation for the Widening of Highway 10 through the Village of Caledon, Town of Caledon, Ward 1

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the lands described as Part of Lot 13, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Caledon), Regional Municipality of Peel, more particularly identified as Part 9 on Reference Plan 43R-24532 be declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation.

Carried 2001-66

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the Property Purchase Agreement Received from Her Majesty The Queen in right of the Province of Ontario represented by the Minister of Transportation for the Province of Ontario for the lands described as Part of Lot 13, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Caledon), Regional Municipality of Peel, more particularly identified as Part 9 on Reference Plan 43R-24532 for a purchase price of $11,050.00, be accepted by the Regional Corporation;

And further, that the funds from the sale of land be deposited to Cost Centre WP27001 and Account 86805 on closing;

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

And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to complete the transaction including the execution of all Affidavits, Statutory Declarations and Undertakings required.

Carried 2001-67

H-B2. Disposal of Region Owned Surplus Land, Southwest Corner of Peter Robertson Boulevard and Sunny Meadow Boulevard, City of Brampton, Ward 10

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the lands described as Part of Block 160, Plan 43M-1222, designated as Part 6 on Reference Plan 43R-24310, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, be declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation, subject to the reservation in the nature of a right of way in favour of The Regional Municipality of Peel for the purposes of vehicular and pedestrian ingress and egress.

Carried 2001-68

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the lands described as Part of Block 160, Plan 43M-1222, designated as Part 6 on Reference Plan 43R-24310, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, be conveyed gratuitously to Chinguacousy Health Services Centre, subject to the reservation in the nature of a right of way in favour of The Regional Municipality of Peel for the purposes of vehicular and pedestrian ingress and egress;

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

And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to complete the transaction including the execution of all Affidavits, Statutory Declarations and Undertakings required.

Carried 2001-69

Councillor Miles requested that consideration be given to waiting for land to be transferred to the William Osler Health Care Centre to save on legal/transfer fees.

H-B3. Region Owned Property – Copper Road Works Yard, Request for Hydro Easement from Brampton Networks Inc. (Brampton Hydro) for Electrical Supply to the Future Homeless Shelter Building at 2 Copper Road, City of Brampton – Ward 8

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That an easement interest for the purposes of a hydro transformer pad and duct route over the lands described as Part of Block B, Registered Plan M-269, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-24924 be declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation.

Carried 2001-70

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That an easement be granted gratuitously in favour of Brampton Networks Inc. for the purpose of entering onto, constructing, operating and maintaining a hydro transformer pad and duct route over the lands described as Part of Block B, Registered Plan M-269, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-24924;

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

And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to complete the transaction including the execution of all Affidavits, Statutory Declarations and Undertakings required.

Carried 2001-71

H-B4. Security Retrofit Project – Contract Award

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That KPMG Investigation and Security Inc. be awarded the contract for the Security Retrofit project at a cost of $290,000.00 excluding GST;

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

Carried 2001-72

H-C. COMMUNICATIONS

H-C1. Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) – Canadian Housing Update – January 2001

Received 2001-73

H-C2. Joanne Monaghan, President, Federation of Canadian Municipalities regarding the FCM National Housing Policy Options Team

Received 2001-74

H-C3. Fred Cane, Heritage Conservation Officer, Heritage and Libraries Branch, Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation regarding the Ontario Heritage Properties Database

Received 2001-75

H-C4. Steven W. Mahoney, MP, Mississauga West regarding correspondence Received from Kimberley Jones, Student, on her plans to build a home for needy children

Received 2001-76

Councillor Mullin requested that a copy of the response to Kimberly Jones' letter regarding her plans to build a home for needy children be brought to an upcoming General Committee meeting.

H-C5. Canadian Property Management magazine article titled "Peel: Inspections Yield Consistent Data and Cost Savings"

Received 2001-77

H-C6. Dorothy Ross, Mississauga Resident, acknowledging the Region’s efforts to meet community housing needs

Received 2001-78

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES
Chaired by Councillor Begley

HEALTH

HS-A. Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases

HS-A1. Hepatitis C Program Development

Received 2001-79


HS-B. Healthy Lifestyles

HS-B1. Association of Local Public Health Agencies 2001 Annual Conference

Received 2001-80

Councillor McCallion arrived at 10:55 a.m.


HS-C. Family Health

HS-C1. New Early Identification Component to Support Healthy Child Development in the Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program

Received 2001-81

HS-C2. New Prenatal Component for Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program

Received 2001-82


HS-D. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-D1. Robert Kyle, Commissioner and Medical Officer of Health, The Regional Municipality of Durham regarding tuberculosis control among immigrants, refugees and visitors to Canada

Received 2001-83

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Councillor Morrison

PW-A. Administration

PW-A1. Public Works to Deliver Four (4) Papers at the 107th International Public Works Congress & Exposition

Received 2001-84

PW-A2. National Public Works Week - May 20 -26, 2001

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That the week of May 20 to 26, 2001 be proclaimed as National Public Works Week in the Region of Peel.

Carried 2001-85

See also Resolution 2001-96 and 2001-111

PW-B. Engineering and Construction

PW-B1. Lift and Dedicate 304.29 Metres of a 0.3 Metre Reserve – Regional Road 6, Queen Street West, City of Brampton, Ward 6

Moved by Councillor Bissell,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That a by-law be enacted to lift the existing 0.3 metre (one-foot) reserve on the south side of Queen Street West, along the proposed development, to permit an access to the residential development (Engineering file T-97003b – 43M-1379) for Lionhead Subdivision, located on the south side of Queen Street West, west of Creditview Road.

Carried 2001-86

PW-B2. Implementation of Stopping Prohibitions, Regional Road 10 (Bovaird Drive) and Regional Road 107 (Queen Street) – City of Brampton, Wards 10 and 11

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94 with respect to implementing a stopping prohibition on both sides of Regional Road 10 (Bovaird Drive) from a point 70 metres (230 feet) west of Mountainash Road to a point 230 metres (755 feet) east of Mountainash 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 stopping prohibition on both sides of Regional Road 107 (Queen Street) from Chrysler Drive/Gateway Boulevard to Torbram Road, in the City of Brampton.

Carried 2001-87

See also Resolution 2001-109

PW-B3. Local Improvement Project for a Sanitary Sewer Extension on Woodchuck Lane, Mississauga Road to Existing Sewer on Woodchuck Lane – City of Mississauga, Ward 8

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That a 250 mm (10 inch) diameter sanitary sewer extension be constructed on Woodchuck Lane, from just west of Mississauga Road to the existing sanitary sewer on Woodchuck Lane, a total distance of approximately 180 metres (591 feet), at a total estimated cost of $105,000, under Project 01-2020;

And further, that the amount of $78,306 be allocated from the 2000 Capital Budget Item 99-2000, to be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that debentures in the amount of $26,694 be issued to the Utility Rate Stabilization Reserve to finance the property owners’ portion of the total costs;

And further, that these actions will not affect the Region’s debt capacity, as this type of financing is considered "self-liquidating" by the Province of Ontario;

And further, that a portion of these works, based on the current Regional Council approved flat rate frontage charge of $215 per metre ($65.53 per foot) and a connection fee of $1,550 per lot, be assessed annually against the abutting property owners for fifteen (15) years, including an interest rate which shall be determined at the time of the passing of a by-law to authorize the issuance of debentures;

And further, that the property owners be given an opportunity to commute the special assessment by advance payment at any time during the fifteen (15) year period;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Council authorizing the undertaking on the works and the imposition of a sanitary sewer frontage rate and connection charge under the Local Improvement Act.

Carried 2001-88

PW-C. Operations and Maintenance

PW-C1. Children's Water Festival, June 6-12, 2001

Presentation by Lesley Radman, Technical Analyst, Operations and Maintenance

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor DiMarco;

That Regional Council proclaim the period of June 6-12, 2001 as Children’s Water Awareness Week in the Region of Peel.

Carried 2001-89

See also Resolution 2001-112


PW-D. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-D1. Expansion of the Caledon East Reservoir Project No. 00-1225, Document 2000-282P - Town of Caledon, Ward 3

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Harker;

That the consulting engineering firm, MacViro Consultants Inc. be retained to provide design and contract administration services for the Caledon East Reservoir Expansion at a total estimated cost of $151,000.00, excluding GST, under Project 00-1225;

And further, that the required additional funds have been allocated to Project 00-1225 in the 2001 Capital Budget.

Carried 2001-90

PW-D2. Wellhead Protection Area Program - Town of Caledon

Moved by Councillor Harker,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That AMEC Limited be retained through direct negotiation to complete the design and contract administration of the Early Warning Well Monitoring Network and develop the Alternative Well Site Strategy in the Town of Caledon under Project 01-1605;

And further, that the necessary funding, in the amount of $120,000 be financed from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Region’s duly authorized signing officers.

Carried 2001-91

PW-E. Waste Management

PW-E1. Backyard Composter Program

Moved by Councillor Harker,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That the Region of Peel continue to subsidize the Backyard Composter Program for 2001;

And further, that the distribution of 8,000 composters under the 2001 Backyard Composter Program, at a cost of $200,000, be financed from Capital Project 99-6110.

Carried 2001-92

Councillor Prentice requested an update on residential use of composters.


PW-F. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-F1. David Turnbull, Minister of Transportation responding to Peel’s Resolution 2000-998 Concerning Red Light Cameras and Photo Radar to Complement Traffic Enforcement

Received 2001-93

Councillor Mullin requested information regarding results of photo radar enforcement versus traditional enforcement methods.

PW-F2. Dan Newman, Minister of the Environment responding to the Large Urban Mayor’s Caucus of Ontario’s (LUMCO) Resolutions regarding Sustainable Water Management, Renewal of the Canada-Ontario Agreement (COA) Respecting the Great Lakes Ecosystem, Ballast Water Management and Water Levels In the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region

Received 2001-94

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the correspondence from Dan Newman, Minister of the Environment regarding Sustainable Water Management be referred to Vicki Barron, Manager, Credit Valley Conversation Authority for review and to provide resulting comments;

And further, that Regional staff follow-up with the provincial government to request that municipalities be kept informed of applications for well permits;

And further, that Regional staff provide an update on the number of permits that have been refused and the amount of water that has been taken;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works urge the Province to keep municipalities informed on the impact of biosolids on wells.

Carried 2001-95

Councillor Whitehead arrived at 11:25 a.m.

PW-F3. American Public Works Association (APWA) regarding the 37th Annual National Public Works Week

Received 2001-96

See also Resolutions 2001-85 and 2001-111

Councillor Bissell advised Council members that the City of Brampton Received an award at the 2000 APWA Conference. The Region of Peel also received "Honourable Mention" at the 2000 Conference for their contributions.

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Councillor Whitehead

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

M-A. Chief Administrative Officer

M-A1. 2000 Region of Peel Employees’ United Way Campaign

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-55

M-A2. Update on United Way of Peel Region

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-56

CORPORATE SERVICES

M-B. Legal Services

M-B1. Tobacco Control Act Prosecutions - Significant Decision

Received 2001-97

Councillor Palleschi requested an outline of the financial implications to the Region for pursuing and prosecution of the offender.

FINANCE

M-C. Controller’s Division

M-C1. Statement of Remuneration and Expenses

Received 2001-98

Councillor Palleschi requested the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance revise Appendix 1 of the report dated January 23, 2001 and titled "Statement of Remuneration and Expenses" to clearly define the heading "Other Remuneration and/or other expenses".

M-C2. Accounts Receivable Recommended for Write-off

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That accounts receivable in the amount of $390,255.93 as set out in the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance dated January 23, 2001 and titled "Statement of Remuneration and Expenses" be approved for write-off;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be given authority to write off any account receivable, in any amount, that in his opinion, is deemed uncollectible, so long as the write-off and its justification are clearly documented and available for audit purposes and that the treasurer subsequently disclose the extent of management actions through the triannual reporting process.

Carried 2001-99

M-C3. Delegation of Regional Tax Ratio - Setting Authority

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That the delegation of the upper-tier tax ratio setting authority under Section 364 of the Municipal Act, as amended, be approved;

And further, that the appropriate by-law be enacted;

And further, that the Minister of Finance be requested to defer the February 28th, 2001 deadline, in order to allow municipalities sufficient time to fully review implications of "delegation", once regulations are issued by the Minister.

Carried 2001-100

See also Resolution 2001-109

M-D. COMMUNICATIONS

M-D1. David M. Collenette, MP, Minister of Transport regarding proposed amendments to the by-laws of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA)

Received 2001-101

M-D2. James M. Flaherty, MPP, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Native Affairs regarding the Implementation of the Provincial Offences Act (POA) Transfer Initiative

Received 2001-102

M-D3. Marjory Morden, Clerk, Town of Caledon regarding Protocol for Joint Capital Projects

Received 2001-103

M-D4. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care regarding Base Hospital Program Services for Peel

Received 2001-104

M-D5. Helen Johns, MPP, Minister of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation regarding Ontario’s Volunteer Recognition Programs for 2001

Received 2001-105

M-D6. Helen Johns, MPP, Minister of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation regarding the Lincoln M. Alexander Awards

Received 2001-106

M-D7. Ann Mulvale, President, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) regarding Peel’s Continued Support of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario

Received 2001-107

M-D8. Leonard J. Mikulich, Clerk, City of Brampton regarding By-law No. 21-2001 to Exempt Chinguacousy Wellness Centre from all Taxes for Municipal and School Purposes

Received 2001-108

8. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

9. BY-LAWS

a) Regional

Three Readings

By-law 5-2001: A by-law to implement a stopping prohibition on both sides of Regional Road 10 (Bovaird Drive) from a point 70 metres west of Mountainash Road to a point 230 metres east of Mountainash Road, to implement a stopping prohibition on both sides of Regional Road 107 (Queen Street) from Chrysler Drive/Gateway Boulevard to Torbram Road, 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 Reports - Items Related to Public Works – Item
PW-B2)

By-law 6-2001: A by–law to delegate to the Council of each area municipality the authority to pass a by-law establishing tax ratios and setting out a method by which the portion of Regional levies that will be raised in each area municipality can be determined. (See also Reports – Items Related to Management – Item
M-C3)

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 5-2001 and 6-2001, 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.

Carried 2001-109

See also Resolutions 2001-87 and 2001-100

b) Area Municipal

    City of Brampton Traffic By-law 1-2001: To amend By-law 93-93, as amended, for the regulation of fire routes, through highways and maximum rate of speed in the City of Brampton.

    City of Brampton Traffic By-law 13-2001: To amend By-law 93-93, as amended, for the regulation of fire routes and pedestrian crossovers in the City of Brampton.

    City of Brampton Traffic By-law 23-2001: To amend By-law 93-93, as amended, for the regulation of a parking prohibition in the City of Brampton.

    City of Mississauga Traffic By-law 618-2000: To amend By-law 444-79, as amended, for the regulation of no stopping in the City of Mississauga.

    City of Mississauga Traffic By-law 619-2000: To amend By-law 444-79, as amended, for the regulation of maximum rate of speed in the City of Mississauga.

    City of Mississauga Traffic By-law 620-2000: To amend By-law 444-79, as amended, for the regulation of through highways in the City of Mississauga.

    City of Mississauga Traffic By-law 621-2000: To amend By-law 444-79, as amended, for the regulation of stop signs in the City of Mississauga.

    City of Mississauga Traffic By-law 18-2001: To amend By-law 444-79, as amended, for the regulation of no stopping, through highways and stop signs in the City of Mississauga.

    City of Mississauga Traffic By-law 21-2001: To amend By-law 444-79, as amended, for the regulation of through highways in the City of Mississauga.

    Moved by Councillor DiMarco,
    Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

    That the City of Brampton by-laws, being By-laws 1-2001, 13-2001 and 23-2001, and the City of Mississauga by-laws, being By-laws 618-2000 to 621-2000 inclusive, 18-2001 and 21-2001 listed on the Regional Council meeting agenda, be approved.

    Carried 2001-110

10. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Proclamation – National Public Works Week, May 20 – 26, 2001, as requested by the Department of Public Works

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor Gyles;

Whereas the Region of Peel is responsible for water production and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, the collection and processing of waste, Regional road maintenance, environmental control and the design and construction of Regional projects and programs;

And whereas Regional Council has approved a strategic plan with the goal to be a strong and effective Regional government;

And whereas Public Works Week will raise awareness of the Public Works employee’s role in attaining our goal;

And whereas the Region of Peel promotes understanding and appreciation of the importance of the Public Works Departments in the community;

Therefore, be it resolved that the week of May 20 to 26 be declared Public Works Week in the Region of Peel.

Carried 2001-111

See also Resolutions 2001-85 and 2001-96

b) Proclamation – Children’s Water Awareness Week, June 6 – 12, 2001 as requested by the Departments of Public Works, Planning and Health

Moved by Councillor Harker,
Seconded by Councillor DiMarco;

Whereas both surface water and groundwater quality and quantity are essential for life on the planet;

And whereas human activities impact the quality and quantity of surface and groundwater;

And whereas the 2001 Peel Children’s Water Festival will be held June 6th, 7th, 8th, 11th, and 12th, at the Vic Johnson Community Centre and Streetsville Memorial Park in the City of Mississauga;

And whereas up to 5000 Peel elementary school students in Grades 3, 4, and 5 will learn the importance of protecting, respecting and conserving water resources, the natural environment, and that the Peel Children’s Water Festival, empowers them to become harbingers for positive change;

And whereas Peel Public Works, Peel Health, and Peel Planning have worked together with many community partners including Credit Valley Conservation, Peel school boards, the City of Mississauga, the City of Brampton, the Ministry of the Environment, and the private sector to organize the Festival;

And whereas the objectives of the Festival are consistent with Goals 2 and 4 of Beyond 2000: Directions for Peel’s Future, and in particular Strategic Direction 4.1, "Increase awareness of environmental issues and encourage community-based strategies to protect the environment";

Therefore, be it resolved that the week of June 6th to June 12th, 2001 be proclaimed Children’s Water Awareness Week.

Carried 2001-112

See also Resolution 2001-89

c) Resolution regarding Appointments to Conservation Halton

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That Jean Williams and Danny Sugimoto be appointed to Conservation Halton for a term ending November 30, 2003 or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2001-113

11. NOTICES OF MOTION

12. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider the Council Reports related to the following:

  • The security of the property of the Regional Corporation


  • A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

  • Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation
Carried 2001-114

RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 12:50 p.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 1:28 p.m.

ROLL CALL

Members: R. Begley, L. Bissell, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco, S. Fennell, C. Gyles, C. Harker, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion, G. Miles, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, M. Prentice, C. Seglins, R. Whitehead
Members Absent: N. Iannicca, due to illness; P. Saito, due to illness; I. Sinclair, due to other municipal business;


Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That Council move out of In Camera.

Carried 2001-115

13. BUSINESS ARISING FROM IN CAMERA MATTERS

a) The security of the property of the Regional Corporation

That direction "In Camera" given to the Commissioner of Public Works be approved, and voted upon in accordance with Section 55 (9) of the Municipal Act R.S.O. 1990 4c.M.45;

And further, that this matter be deferred to the February 22, 2001 Special Regional Council Meeting.

Carried 2001-116

b) The security of the property of the Regional Corporation

Deferred to the February 22, 2001 Special Regional Council Meeting 2001-117

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

Moved by Councillor Bissell,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That the Offer to Sell Agreement from Crystal Springs Inc. for the lands described as Part of the West Half of Lot 23, Concession 1, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Albion), Regional Municipality of Peel, being identified as Part 1 on draft reference plan 20-00-029-000 by Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ontario Limited, OLS for the purchase price of $100,000.00 be accepted by the Regional Corporation;

And further that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 00-1220;

And further that the required documents be executed by the Regional Corporation’s duly authorized signing officers;

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

Carried 2001-118

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

Moved by Councillor Bissell,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That subject to approval of minor modifications as necessary by the Office of the Regional Solicitor, a Sublease Agreement between The Regional Municipality of Peel as Sublandlord and Erinoak Serving Young People with Physical Disabilities as Subtenant, for approximately 9,900 square feet of space located on the third floor at 180B Sandalwood Parkway, in the City of Brampton, as outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and the Commissioner of Health dated January 30, 2001, be approved;

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

And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to complete the transaction and to execute all necessary notices and other documents to register Notice of Sublease.

Carried 2001-119

e) Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation

Moved by Councillor Bissell,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor be authorized to move in the Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court) to have the Region of Peel added as a party to the Application for Judicial Review initiated by the Town of Caledon under Court File No. 727/2000, and to take all measures, necessary or desirable to effect the active participation of the Region in the Judicial Review Application including if necessary the commencement of a separate parallel application.

Carried 2001-120

14. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Bissell,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That By-law 7-2001 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on February 15, 2001, 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 2001-121

  1. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 1:50 p.m.



B. Zeran
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  E. Kolb
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Regional Clerk

 

Regional Chair