THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
May 31, 2001

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:35 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Miles recited the prayer.

Members: R. Begley, L. Bissell, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale*, S. DiMarco, S. Fennell, C. Gyles, C. Harker, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion*, G. Miles, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, P. Saito, C. Seglins, I. Sinclair, R. Whitehead*
   
Members Absent: M. Prentice
   
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; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; P. Vezina, Commissioner of Social Services; P. Graham, Commissioner of Health; Dr. D. McKeown, Medical Officer of Health; P. Vivian, Director of Human Resources; B. Zeran, Director of Clerk's and Regional Clerk; A. Macintyre, Legislative Co-ordinator


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) May 10, 2001, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Harker;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on May 10, 2001 be approved.

Carried 2001-473


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Begley,
Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That the agenda for the May 31, 2001 Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 2001-474


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Emil Kolb, Regional Chair presenting Awards to Aloma Crescent Public School, Pheasant Run Public School, Lorne Park Public School, Metropolitan Andrei Separate School and Credit View Public School, Winners of the Composting Awareness Week School Gardening Contest

Received 2001-475

The Regional Chair congratulated winners from four local public schools on their success in the Gardening Contest. Representatives from Aloma Crescent Public School were unable to attend.

b) Emil Kolb, Regional Chair, Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Joe Pennachetti, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance presenting Roy Wiseman, Director of Information Technology Services on Behalf of Information Technology Services Staff with a Technology in Government Award and a Showcase Ontario Award for the Public Sector Network (PSN)

Received 2001-476

Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Joe Pennachetti, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance gave an overview of the Public Service Network (PSN). The PSN is based on a shared vision in which the Region of Peel, the City of Mississauga, City of Brampton and the Town of Caledon should be able to build a common network for the benefit of all. It is one of the largest municipal networks in the world. The Regional Chair congratulated Regional and Area Municipal Staff for their accomplishments.

The CAO recognized three other municipal awards received by the Region of Peel: First place for the Education award for Peel Children's Ground Water Festival; second place for the Willis Award for Innovation for our Intake Screening Unit; and a National Communications Award of Merit from the Canadian Public Relations Society for the way Peel communicated its Blue/Grey Box initiative to the public.

Councillor Whitehead arrived at 9:46 a.m.

Councillor Dale arrived at 9:55 a.m.

6. COMMUNICATIONS


7. REPORTS

General Committee

  GC-2001-6 - General Committee Minutes
  Meeting held May 24, 2001

A. ROLL CALL


B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-67-2001:

That the agenda for the May 24, 2001, General Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2001-477


D. DELEGATIONS

D1. David Regan, Chairman, Board of Directors, Raymond Applebaum, Executive Director, Peel Senior Link and Wayne Squibb, President of Realstar Management announcing the Launch of Peel Senior Link's Seventh Supportive Housing Site

Received 2001-478

It was suggested that the Board of Directors of Peel Senior Link meet with the Commissioner of Housing to determine which resources might be used in the development of respite beds.

D2. Vince Kishimoto, Executive Director, Central Ontario Chapter of the National Golf Course Owners Association (Canada) regarding Concerns and Impact of the New Methodology used by Ontario Property Assessment Corporation (OPAC) to Value Golf Facilities

RECOMMENDATION GC-68-2001:

That the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance review the impact of the new assessment methodology on Peel Golf facilities;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance review the assessment of the Britannia Hills and Lakeview Golf Facilities to determine the accuracy of the assessment values.

Approved 2001-479


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

Planning Policy and Research

P1. Niagara Escarpment Plan Review

RECOMMENDATION GC-69-2001:

That the additional comments of Planning staff on the final proposed amendments to the Niagara Escarpment Plan attached as Appendix 1 to the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated May 10, 2001, titled "Niagara Escarpment Plan Review", be endorsed;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC) and the Town of Caledon for their information.

Approved 2001-480


COMMUNICATIONS

P2. Brian Coburn, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in response to Peel's Resolution 2001-219 regarding Environmental Farm Plan (EFP)

Received 2001-481

See also Resolution 2001-482

P3. John Hirsch, Co-Chair, Etobicoke-Mimico Task Force, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) regarding the Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) and Cuts to Federal/Provincial Funding Programs

RECOMMENDATION GC-70-2001:

The Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel endorse the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) resolution that reads:

"That the Etobicoke and Mimico Creek Watersheds Task Force strongly supports the Environmental Farm Plan as an implementation tool for improving the quality of our creek's water as well as aquatic and terrestrial habitats in the rural headwater areas of the Etobicoke Creek watershed;

That the Etobicoke and Mimico Creek Watersheds Task Force is seriously concerned to learn that funding for this especially important rural environmental management program, particularly in light of the recent rural water quality disaster in Walkerton, Ontario, is in jeopardy;

That the Etobicoke and Mimico Creek Watersheds Task Force strongly supports the efforts of the Town of Caledon in working with other municipal, provincial and federal levels of government to ensure that Funding for environmental projects in agricultural areas is continued;

And further that letters of support for the continuance of the Environmental Farm Plan, or a comparable replacement program, from the Etobicoke and Mimico Creek Watershed Task Force, be sent to all municipalities, Members of Provincial Parliament, and Members of Parliament whose area of jurisdiction is within the Etobicoke or Mimico Creek Watersheds."

Approved 2001-482

See also Resolution 2001-481

P4. Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) advising of Possible Aircraft Noise Impacts Due to Extensive Construction Upgrades to Lester B. Pearson International Airport's (LBPIA) Airside Facilities

Received 2001-483


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

Housing

H1. Replacement Reserve Funds

Received 2001-484

H2. Sponsored Immigrant Access to Social Assistance through Federal Government Website

RECOMMENDATION GC-71-2001:

That the Commissioner of Social Services provide a summary of immigration statistics including the number of failed sponsored immigrants, number of illegal immigrants and billing information provided to the Federal Government.

Approved 2001-485


Property

H3. Encroachment Agreement Mississauga Road (Regional Road No. 1) - Town of Caledon - Ward 1, Owners: Mary and Gordon Phillpott

RECOMMENDATION GC-72-2001:

That the encroachment on Mississauga Road, being a portion of a verandah of a house known municipally as 17176 Main Street (Mississauga Road) in the Village of Belfountain, Town of Caledon, be permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions in the Encroachment Agreement dated the 29th day of March, 2001 between The Regional Municipality of Peel and Mary Phillpott and Gordon Phillpott;

And further, that all documents relating thereto or required to complete this transaction be executed by the Regional Corporation's duly authorized signing officers;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Regional Council.

Approved 2001-486

H4. Road Closing and Conveyance of Lands, East Side of Silken Laumann Way, North of Britannia Road, City of Mississauga, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION GC-73-2001:

That the lands described as Part of Lot 6, Concession 2, West of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, and more particularly described as Parts 1 and 3 on Reference Plan 43R-15495, be stopped-up, closed and deprived of its character as public highway or street;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Regional Council for first and second readings;

And further, that the notice of the proposed by-law and proposed conveyance of land be advertised in a local newspaper once a week for four successive weeks, the cost of which is to be borne by Project # 98-4180;

And further, that upon completion of the advertising, the by-law be referred back to Regional Council for a third and final reading.

Approved 2001-487

RECOMMENDATION GC-74-2001:

That the lands described as Part of Lot 6, Concession 2, West of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, and more particularly described as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-15495, be declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation.

Approved 2001-488

RECOMMENDATION GC-75-2001:

That the Offer to Purchase Agreement from Fitzwood Investments Limited for the lands described as Part of Lot 6, Concession 2, West of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, and more particularly described as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-15495, as declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation, for a purchase price of $10.00, be accepted by the Regional Corporation;

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.

Approved 2001-489


COMMUNICATIONS

H5. Ontario Home Builder, Spring 2001 Issue; The Affordability Conundrum by Wayne Dempsey, President, Ontario Home Builders Association

Received 2001-490

H6. GTA Municipal News, April 18, 2001; Peel to Build Affordable Housing

Received 2001-491

H7. Alfonso Gagliano, Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation regarding the 2001-2002 Rental and Rooming House Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP)

Received 2001-492


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS1. Recent Release of National Quality of Life Report

Received 2001-493

SOCIAL SERVICES

Ontario Works in Peel

HS2. National Child Benefit Reinvestment Strategy - 2001

RECOMMENDATION GC-76-2001:

That Regional Council approve Peel's 2001 reinvestment strategy for the National Child Benefit to agencies and services as presented in Appendix I, of the report of the (Interim) Commissioner of Social Services, dated April 16, 2001, titled "National Child Benefit Reinvestment Strategy - 2001" totalling $1,200,000;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the Ministry of Community and Social Services.

Approved 2001-494

HS3. Social Services Department Role in Community Emergencies

Received 2001-495


HEALTH

Environmental Health

HS4. Electrical Generating Station Proposals Sithe Energies Canadian Development Limited, Goreway Drive, City of Brampton, Ward 9 and Winston Churchill Boulevard, City of Mississauga, Ward 2

Referred to the May 31, 2001 Regional Council Meeting 2001-496

HS5. West Nile Virus - 2001 Initiatives

Received 2001-497

See also Resolutions 2001-499 and 2001-500


Healthy Lifestyles

HS6. Breathing Space - Smoke Free Homes Campaign Wins Awards

Received 2001-498


COMMUNICATIONS

HS7. Michael D. Harris, MPP, Premier of Ontario regarding the Development of a Provincial Response Plan with Respect to the West Nile Virus

Received 2001-499

See also Resolutions 2001-497 and 2001-500

HS8. Catherine Frank, Manager, Corporate Correspondence Unit, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care regarding the Development of a Provincial Response Plan with Respect to the West Nile Virus

Received 2001-500

See also Resolutions 2001-497 and 2001-499

HS9. Helen Lisi, Town Clerk, The Corporation of the Town of Milton regarding the Launching of the Smoking By-law Campaign

Received 2001-501

HS10. Elizabeth Witmer, MPP, Minister of the Environment providing Information Related to the Ministry's Timetable for the Conversion of the Lakeview Generating Station from Coal to Natural Gas

Received 2001-502


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

Engineering and Construction

PW1. Expansion of the Dixie Road/Derry Road Feasibility Study, Project 99-4340 - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-77-2001:

That Regional Public Works staff extend the Dixie Road/Derry Road Intersection Feasibility Study to incorporate the necessary network level analysis;

And further, that the consulting firm of SNC Lavalin Engineers continue to be retained to provide the additional engineering services on the expanded Dixie Road/Derry Road Intersection Feasibility Study at the regional road network level around the Dixie Road/Derry Road intersection under Project 99-4340 in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 50-96, at the estimated cost of $79,235 plus G.S.T;

And further, that the amount of $100,000 be allocated to Project 99-4340 from Capital Budget Item 01-4300 to be financed from Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve. The $100,000 includes Consultant fees, Engineering Fees and Presentation Fees;

And further, that authorities be given to increase/extend this contract for additional engineering services to the Vendor for contingencies and unforeseen works where the actual requirements exceed the estimates to the maximum limit allowed by the Purchasing By-Law;

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

Approved 2001-503

PW2. The Board of the Greater Toronto Transit Authority's Resolution to Proclaim in Force Section 142.1 of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA)

RECOMMENDATION GC-78-2001:

That Regional Council endorse the resolution put forth by the Board of the Greater Toronto Transit Authority to the Province of Ontario to proclaim in force Section 142.1 of the Highway Traffic Act, which gives priority to buses attempting to re-enter the flow of traffic from a bus bay;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Public Works dated April 30th 2001 titled The Board of the Greater Toronto Transit Authority's Resolution to Proclaim in Force Section 142.1 of the Highway Traffic Act be forwarded to the Minister of Transportation.

Approved 2001-504


Operations and Maintenance

PW3. Request For Proposal Winter Control Services - Route and Operations Optimization Analysis

RECOMMENDATION GC-79-2001:

That Request for Proposal 2000-280P for the Winter Control Services - Route Optimization Analysis be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible vendor, Delcan Consultants for the estimated cost of $139,240.00 exclusive of all applicable taxes;

And further that funding for Winter Control Services - Route Optimization Analysis be provided from Capital Project 01-4360;

And further, that authorities be given to increase/extend this contract for additional requirements by 20% for contingencies and unforeseen works where actual requirements exceed the estimates to the limits allowed by the Purchasing By-laws;

And further, that the following conditions be adhered to:

  • That the information is available and compatible
  • Assessment should be based on current levels, not on provincial standards
  • Consultant should be dealt with through a steering committee, not through the Region of Peel

Approved 2001-505

Waste Management

PW4. Consultant Retention for the Southwest and Southeast Peel Community Recycling Centres (CRC), Proposals 2001-041P and 2001-011P

Referred to the May 31, 2001 Regional Council meeting pending an amendment to the staff recommendation 2001-506

See also Resolution 2001-525

PW5. Feasibility of Alternating Weekly Recycling Collection for the Town of Caledon

RECOMMENDATION GC-80-2001:

That the Town of Caledon receive weekly recycling collection of Blue and Grey Box materials, concurrently with the City of Mississauga and Brampton in conjunction with the commencement of the Three Bag Standard in June 2001.

Approved 2001-507


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

CORPORATE SERVICES

Legal Services

M1. Emergency and Protective Services Committee

RECOMMENDATION GC-81-2001:

That a subcommittee of Council be established to be known as the Emergency and Protective Services Committee (EPSC);

And further, that the initial members of the EPSC be the same as the Emergency Communications Ad hoc Committee;

And further, that the initial terms of reference for the EPSC shall be those attached as Appendix "1" to the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services dated May 4, 2001 titled Emergency and Protective Services Committee;

And further, that the Emergency Communications Ad hoc Committee be dissolved and that its matters be transferred to the EPSC.

Approved 2001-508

M2. Changes to Limitation Periods

RECOMMENDATION GC-82-2001:

That the Attorney General be advised that the Region of Peel does not support the changes affecting municipalities contained in the legislation to reform limitation periods titled Bill 10: An Act to Revise the Limitations Act, specifically the proposed changes to the Municipal Act regarding actions for failure to maintain or repair highways.

Approved 2001-509


Ambulance and Emergency Programs

M3. Peel Regional Ambulance Services Update to May 2001

RECOMMENDATION GC-83-2001:

That Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor provide a status report on Peel Regional Ambulance Service staffing issues including staff complement prior to commencement of the Regional of Peel providing ambulance services and current staffing complement, staff qualifications and staff training.

Approved 2001-510


FINANCE

Controller's Division

M4. GO Transit Development Charges - Region of Peel

RECOMMENDATION GC-84-2001:

That staff be authorized to proceed immediately with the GO Transit Development Charge process and timetable pursuant to the Development Charges Act, 1997 in order to recommend a development charge by-law to Council and to commence GO Transit growth related funding by September, 2001;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be authorized in accordance with Section 5.2.5 of the Purchasing by-law to engage C.N. Watson and Associates Ltd., to assist in the preparation of the Peel GO Transit Development Charge background study;

And further, that Regional staff be authorized to take necessary actions to implement the above recommendations;

And further, that a copy of the report dated May 4, 2001 titled GO Transit Development Charges - Region of Peel be forwarded to the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton, the Town of Caledon, the GTA Regions and the Cities of Toronto and Hamilton, the Urban Development Institute (Ontario and Peel Chapter), the Greater Toronto Homebuilders Association, the Greater Toronto Services Board, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the Minister of Transportation and Peel Regional MPPs.

Approved 2001-511

See also Resolution 2001-520

The Commissioner of Finance undertook to provide a high level background study on Peel GO Transit development charges prior to the June 21, 2001 Regional Council meeting.

The Commissioner of Finance was requested to arrange tabling an updated report outlining pros and cons of dealing with Development Charges at the upcoming Finance and Administration Committee of the Greater Toronto Services Board (GTSB).

Councillor McCallion requested the Commissioner of Finance to review and confirm the latest figures of the GO Transit Capital Budget, which are used to calculate development charges.

M5. Proposed Deferred Frontage at 421 King Street, Terra Cotta, A Local Improvement Constructed Under Municipal Act Project 94-1130, Town of Caledon, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION GC-85-2001:

That the frontage charge be deferred for the property at 421 King Street, Terra Cotta, Town of Caledon, Project 94-1130, with the deferred charge of $2,074 being financed from the Local Improvement Reserve (R0241);

And further, that staff be authorized to take all necessary steps to implement the deferred charge.

Approved 2001-512

M6. Tax Policy Update

Withdrawn 2001-513


Information Technology Services

M7. Disclosure - Licences for Symposium Telephone System

RECOMMENDATION GC-86-2001:

That payments to Williams Communications be authorized to cover the cost of Licences for the Symposium telephone call centre system including other related networking costs, which were incurred in support of the Ontario Works Intake Screening Unit Implementation and the Health Department Office relocation and consolidation, in the amount of $396,652 excluding applicable taxes.

Approved 2001-514


COMMUNICATIONS

M8. Jack Wilkinson, President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) regarding Assessment and Taxation of Farm Property

Received 2001-515

M9. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB) regarding Telecommunications - Admission of Additional Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) User Units to the VCOM Radio System

RECOMMENDATION GC-87-2001:

That the following motion passed by the Regional Municipality of Peel Police Services Board on April 19, 2001 be endorsed:

"That the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) be authorized, pursuant to the terms of the amended VCOM Agreement, to add additional units of user gear, growing to no more than 400 units of user gear through the life of the system, at a cost of $937.35 per unit in excess of the initial 200 units authorized through Resolution 98-1285, such costs to be payable for each unit of user gear at the time of admission".

Approved 2001-516

M10. Joe Scalise, Chairman, North Cooksville Community Association (NCCA) requesting Updated Information from the Region of Peel regarding Meetings, Decisions and Directions

Received 2001-517

M11. Allan Gotlieb, Chairman, Ontario Heritage Foundation (OHF) regarding Participation in the Foundation's Heritage Community Recognition Program 2001

Received 2001-518

M12. Robert A. Richards, President and CAO, Ontario Property Assessment Corporation (OPAC) regarding the 2000 Annual Report and Financial Statements

Received 2001-519

M13. Elizabeth McLaren, Acting Executive Director, Greater Toronto Services Board (GTSB) regarding Development Charges - GO Transit

Received 2001-520

See also Resolution 2001-511


Additional Item

M14. Ms. Cathy Szabo, Chief Executive Officer, Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) of Peel regarding Labour Negotiations with Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) Staff

Received 2001-521

Councillor McCallion arrived at 10:05 a.m.


Staff Reports

a) Electrical Generating Station Proposals, Sithe Energies Canadian Development Limited, Goreway Drive, City of Brampton - Ward 9 and Winston Churchill Boulevard, City of Mississauga - Ward 2

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That before any approval of the Sithe Southdown proposal in the City of Mississauga, the Ministry of the Environment be requested to undertake a study of the existing airshed and review the current methods of health risk assessment used for regulating air emissions and evaluate the current standards to ensure that they are set and be protective of human health.

Carried 2001-522

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) reconsider the current "point of impingement" method of regulating air emission applications and move toward an air shed approach which takes into consideration the ambient background concentration of contaminants of concern;

And further, that the MOE review the current ambient air quality standards for nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulphur dioxide (SO2), ozone (O3), carbon dioxide (CO2), and particulate matter to ensure that the Ontario standards are adequately protective of human health;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioners of Health, Planning and Medical Officer of Health (MOH) dated May 7, 2001, titled Electrical Generating Station Proposals, Sithe Energies Canadian Development Limited, Goreway Drive, City of Brampton - Ward 9 be forwarded to the City of Brampton and the Ministry of the Environment as Peel Health comments on the Sithe Goreway proposal;

And further, that the MOE be requested to include the following additional conditions of approval of the Sithe Goreway proposal:

  • That stack emission testing be required once normal operating conditions have been established, and quarterly thereafter and that the results be reported back to the Medical Officer of Health;
  • That air emissions for normal operating conditions be limited not to O. Reg. 346 point of impingement standards but to the anticipated emissions set out by Sithe in their application for certificate or approval.

Carried 2001-523

b) 2001 Regional Property Tax Policy Update

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the Regional Chair and the mayors of the three area municipalities request a meeting immediately with the Minister of Finance to discuss issues relating to the increase of residential education taxes due to the provincially set educational tax rates;

And further, that the meeting include discussions related to the $4.4 million property tax funding shortfall in the multi-residential class due to provincial capping legislation.

Carried 2001-524

c) Consultant Retention for the Southwest and Southeast Peel Community Recycling Centres (CRC), Proposals 2001-041P and 2001-011P

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the consulting firm, MacViro Consultants Incorporated, be retained to provide engineering and architectural design work; and, subject to all necessary planning approvals being obtained, and upon successful completion of the planning and design phase, that the vendor provide contract administration and construction supervision for the South West Peel Community Recycling Centre (CRC), at an estimated total cost of $284,548, not including GST, under Capital Project 99-6508;

And further, that additional funding in the amount of $60,000 be allocated to Project 99-6508 from the New Capital Waste Reserve R1145;

And further, that the consulting firm, Planning & Engineering Initiatives Limited, be retained to provide engineering and architectural design work; and, subject to all necessary planning approvals being obtained, and upon successful completion of the planning and design phase, that the vendor provide contract administration and construction supervision for the South East Peel Community Recycling Centre (CRC), at an estimated total cost of $228,132, not including GST, under Capital Project 99-6505;

And further, that authorities be given to increase/extend these contracts for unforeseen Works in accordance with the Purchasing By-law 50-96 without further approvals, subject to necessary funding being available in Capital Projects 99-6508 and 99-6505;

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

Carried 2001-525

See also Resolution 2001-506

Councillor McCallion requested that staff report back to Council should any extra work and/or additional funding be required to complete the project.

d) Peel Regional Housing Corporation (PRHC) Board of Directors

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the following members of Council be appointed to the Peel Regional Housing Corporation (PRHC) Board of Directors:

Chair Kolb, Councillor Begley, Councillor Bissell, Councillor Corbasson, Councillor Gyles, Councillor Mahoney, Councillor Morrison, Councillor Mullin, Councillor Palleschi, Councillor Prentice, Councillor Seglins, Councillor Sinclair and Councillor Whitehead

Carried 2001-526

e) Overview of the Three Bag Limit Communications Package Distributed to Peel Residents (Oral)
Presentation by Andrew Pollock, Director of Waste Management

Received 2001-527

Staff was requested to review options of where the public can place garbage bags, grey boxes and blue boxes in residential/commercial areas where curbside space is limited.

f) Smog Summit 2001

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Whitehead;

That the Region of Peel's Actions to Improve Air Quality as outlined in Appendix I of the report of the Commissioner of Health dated May 30, 2001, titled Smog Summit 2001, be approved.

Carried 2001-528

g) Meeting with Halton Region to Discuss Smoke Free By-laws

Received 2001-529


8. UNFINISHED BUSINESS


9. BY-LAWS

a) Regional

Three Readings

By-law 30-2001: A by-law to provide for the Regional Corporation's consent to permit an encroachment onto parts of Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) in the Town of Caledon.

First and Second Reading Only

By-law 31-2001: A by-law to stop-up, close, and deprive of its character as part of the public highway being described as Part of Lot 6, Concession 2, West of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga, Regional Municipality of Peel (formerly Township of Toronto, County of Peel) and designated as Parts 1 and 3 on Reference Plan 43R-15495, known as Silken Laumann Way and reconvey a portion to the owner of abutting lands.

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 30-2001 and 31-2001 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 thereto.

Carried 2001-530


10. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item

a) Update on Immigration

Councillor McCallion updated members of Council on recent issues regarding illegal immigrants and requested that the Regional Chair and Social Services staff review information and meet with the Minister of Immigration to address concerns.


11. NOTICES OF MOTION

a) Regional Participation in Design and Configuration of King Street and Coleraine Drive Intersection - Town of Caledon, Ward 4

Moved by Councillor Sinclair;

That the Region participate with the Town of Caledon during 2001 in the design and property acquisition required for the configuration of the King Street and Coleraine Drive intersection as approved in the Bolton Arterial Roads Environmental Assessment;

And further, that the Region participate with the Town of Caledon during 2002 in the reconstruction of the approved re-configuration of the King Street and Coleraine Drive intersection.

To be considered at the June 21, 2001 Regional Council meeting


12. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider the In Camera General Committee Minutes of May 24, 2001 and Council reports relating to:

  • A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

Carried 2001-531


Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That Council move out of In Camera.

Carried 2001-532


13. BUSINESS ARISING FROM IN CAMERA MATTERS

General Committee

  GC-2001-6 - General Committee In Camera Minutes
  Meeting held May 24, 2001

F1. A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

RECOMMENDATION GC-88-2001:

That the Lease Renewal Agreement between The Corporation of the City of Brampton as Landlord and The Regional Municipality of Peel as Tenant for 7,765 square feet of space at 150 Central Park Drive, in the City of Brampton, as outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property dated May 2, 2001, be approved;

And further, that the costs for this Lease be charged to Cost Centre NH00015 and Account Number 23904;

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 Lease.

Approved 2001-533

F2. Labour relations or employee negotiations

Received 2001-534


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

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That the Offer to Sell Agreement from Roy Giffen Laidlaw and Clifford James Laidlaw and Grant Roy Laidlaw for the lands described as Part of Lot 15, Concession 3, West of Hurontario Street, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, as described in Instrument Number RO1009232, for the purchase price of $735,520.00, be accepted by the Regional Corporation;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 98-4180;

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 2001-535

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the lands described as Part of Lot 15, Concession 3, West of Hurontario Street, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, as described in Instrument Number RO1009232, save and except Part 26 on draft reference plan 00-B3929 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc., be declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation;

And further, that compliance with the procedures governing the sale and disposition of real property by the Regional Corporation are expressly waived pursuant to By-law No. 23-95, Section 11, in connection with the sale of the lands described as Part of Lot 15, Concession 3, West of Hurontario Street, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, as described in Instrument Number RO1009232, save and except Part 26 on draft reference plan 00-B3929 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc.

Carried 2001-536

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the Offer to Purchase Agreement from Brampton West 1-2 Limited for the lands described as Part of Lot 15, Concession 3, West of Hurontario Street, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, as described in Instrument Number RO1009232, save and except Part 26 on draft reference plan 00-B3929 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. for the purchase price of $449,600.00, and the conveyance of Parts 23, 24, and 25 on draft reference plan 00-B3929 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc., be accepted by the Regional Corporation;

And further, that notice of the proposed sale will have been given by the posting of a Public Notice from May 28, 2001 to May 31, 2001 inclusive in the lobby of Regional Headquarters at 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, Ontario, as designated by the Regional Clerk;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 98-4180;

And further, that the funds from the sale be deposited into Public Works Project Number 98-4180;

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 2001-537


14. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Harker,
Seconded by Councillor DiMarco;

That By-law 32-2001 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on May 31, 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 2001-538


15. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 12:07 p.m.

 

B. Zeran
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Regional Clerk
  E. Kolb
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Regional Chair