THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
October 4, 2001

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:40 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Sinclair recited the prayer.

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


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


Councillor Mahoney declared a conflict of interest with Delegations/Presentations - Item 5a, Roberto Campitelli, Comptroller, Able Disposal Services Limited regarding Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots; Item 5b, Ernie Pietrobon, Owner, Recycle Plus regarding Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots; Item 5c, Robert Cook, President, Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) regarding Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots; and Staff Reports - Item 7b, Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots, as a family member is a proponent in the tender process. She therefore refrained from discussion and voting thereon.


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) September 13, 2001, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on September 13, 2001 be approved.

Carried 2001-826


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the agenda for the October 4, 2001 Regional Council meeting be amended to include a resolution regarding traffic signals at the intersection of King Street West and Station Road/Deer Valley Drive, to be dealt with under Other Business;

And further, that the Delegations of Mitchell Fasken, Chair, Peel Chapter of the Urban Development Institute (UDI) regarding GO Transit - Region of Peel Development Charges By-law and Paula Tenuta, Municipal Government Advisor, Greater Toronto Home Builders regarding GO Transit - Region of Peel Development Charges By-law be added to the agenda;

And further, that the agenda for the October 4, 2001 Regional Council be approved, as amended.

Carried 2001-827

See also Resolutions 2001-828, 2001-829, 2001-830, 2001-891 and 2001-892

Councillor G. Miles arrived at 9:45 a.m.

Additional Item

d) Mitchell Fasken, Chair, Peel Chapter of the Urban Development Institute (UDI) regarding GO Transit - Region of Peel Development Charges By-law

Received 2001-828

See also Resolutions 2001-827, 2001-829, 2001-830 and 2001-891

e) Paula Tenuta, Municipal Government Advisor, Greater Toronto Home Builders Association (GTHBA) regarding GO Transit - Region of Peel Development Charges By-law

Received 2001-829

See also Resolutions 2001-827, 2001-828, 2001-830 and 2001-891


Staff Reports - Item 7a was dealt with.

a) GO Transit - Region of Peel Development Charges By-law

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the Regional Municipality of Peel 2001 Capital Budget and 2002 to 2010 Capital Forecast be amended to include the Region's share of the GO Transit 2001-2010 development-related capital forecast as approved by the Greater Toronto Services Board all as shown on Tables 4-3 and 4-4 and Appendix "D" of the "2001 Development Charge Background Study for the GO Transit Service in each of the following municipalities: Region of Durham, Region of Halton, City of Hamilton, Region of Peel, City of Toronto and Region of York dated 8 June 2001" prepared and completed by C.N. Watson and Associates Ltd. and as shown on Tables 2 and 2-3 of the "Regional Municipality of Peel Development Charge Background Study for the GO Transit Service dated 21 June 2001" prepared and completed by C.N. Watson and Associates Ltd.;

And further, that the "2001 Development Charge Background Study for the GO Transit Service in each of the following municipalities: Region of Durham, Region of Halton, City of Hamilton, Region of Peel, City of Toronto and Region of York dated 8 June 2001" prepared and completed by C.N. Watson and Associates Ltd. and the "Regional Municipality of Peel Development Charge Background Study for the GO Transit Service dated 21 June 2001" prepared and completed by C.N. Watson and Associates Ltd. be received as together making up the Background Study under section 10 of the Development Charges Act, 1997;

And further, that the "2001 Development Charge Background Study for the GO Transit Service in each of the following municipalities: Region of Durham, Region of Halton, City of Hamilton, Region of Peel, City of Toronto and Region of York dated 8 June 2001" prepared and completed by C.N. Watson and Associates Ltd and the "Regional Municipality of Peel Development Charge Background Study for the GO Transit Service dated 21 June 2001" prepared and completed by C.N. Watson and Associates Ltd. including the anticipated development assumptions, anticipated capital grants, subsidies and other contributions, the financing plan and the calculation of the development charge in that study be approved;

And further, that Regional Council expresses its intention that development-related cost of post 2010 capacity identified in the "2001 Development Charge Background Study for the GO Transit Service in each of the following municipalities: Region of Durham, Region of Halton, City of Hamilton, Region of Peel, City of Toronto and Region of York dated 8 June 2001" prepared and completed by C.N. Watson and Associates Ltd. shall be paid for by development charges or other similar charges;

And further, that Council determines that no further public meetings are required under section 12 of the Development Charges Act, 1997;

And further, that Council enact the necessary by-law as per Attachment 1 to establish a development charges rate for purposes of funding GO Transit as set out in the report from the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance entitled "GO Transit Development Charges By-law - Region of Peel" dated October 3, 2001;

And further, that the By-law come into force effective October 4, 2001;

And further, that in addition to any notice required under the Development Charges Act, 1997, notice of the enactment of this by-law be forwarded to the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton, the Town of Caledon, the Urban Development Institute (UDI Ontario and Peel Chapters), the Greater Toronto Services Board, the Greater Toronto Home Builders' Association (GTHBA), the Minister of Municipal Affairs, the Minister of Transportation, the Minister of Finance and Peel Regional MPPs.

Carried 2001-830


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Roberto Campitelli, Comptroller, Able Disposal Services Limited regarding Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots

Received 2001-831

See also Resolutions 2001-832, 2001-833 and 2001-834

b) Ernie Pietrobon, Recycle Plus regarding Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots

Received 2001-832

See also Resolutions 2001-831, 2001-833 and 2001-834

c) Robert Cook, Executive Director, Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) regarding Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots

Deferred to the October 18, 2001 General Committee Meeting 2001-833

See also Resolutions 2001-831, 2001-832 and 2001-834

Staff Reports - Item 7b was dealt with.

b) Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots

Deferred to the October 18, 2001 General Committee Meeting 2001-834

See also Resolutions 2001-831, 2001-832 and 2001-833


6. COMMUNICATIONS


7. REPORTS

General Committee

  GC-2001-8 - General Committee Minutes
  Meeting held September 27, 2001

A. ROLL CALL


B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Councillor Mahoney declared a conflict of interest with Delegations/Presentations - Item D5, Robert Cook, President and Blair McArthur, Executive Director, Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) regarding Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots, Item D6, Ernie Pietrobon, Owner, Recycle Plus regarding Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots and Items Related to Public Works - Item PW-B2, Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots, as a family member is a proponent in the tender process. She therefore refrained from discussion and voting thereon.


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-113-2001:

That the agenda for the September 27, 2001, General Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2001-835

Councillor McCallion requested the Commissioner of Public Works report back to a future General Committee meeting on the issue of the Enviroganic Waste Diversion Partnership identified in the letter dated September 19, 2001 from the Town of Kirkland Lake. Councillor McCallion requested that staff prepare a report on the security of Regional Facilities and Buildings, including Water and Sewage Facilities and report back to a future General Committee meeting.


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair presenting the Regional Chair's Award for Paramedic Excellence

Received 2001-836

Chair Kolb welcomed Region of Peel paramedics and recognized their extraordinary service to the Region, specifically their efforts in co-ordinating the black ribbon campaign. Joseph Moore, General Manager, Ambulance and Emergency Services awarded Jeremy Asselbergs, Graham Blair, Shauna Pereira, and Tammy Wheelans with the Chair's Award for Paramedic Excellence. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor introduced and welcomed Rob Turner, the new Manager of Dufferin-Caledon Ambulance Services. The Dufferin-Caledon Ambulance Services provides service to Peel Regional Ambulance Services.

D2. Carolyn Clubine, Administrator, Peel Manor; Wendy Beattie, Administrator, Vera M. Davis Centre; and Inga Mazuryk, Administrator, Sheridan Villa presenting Regional Chair Kolb with the Certificate of Accreditation that was Awarded to the Region's Three Long-Term Care Facilities

Received 2001-837

See also Resolution 2001-852

Chair Kolb accepted the Certificate of Accreditation on behalf of the Region of Peel and congratulated the three Administrators of Peel Manor, Vera M. Davis Centre and Sheridan Villa for their efforts and accomplishments.

D3. The Honourable Chris Hodgson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to sign a Certificate of Transfer of Social Housing Businesses to the Region of Peel

Withdrawn 2001-838

D4. Dr. Joe Niedoba, Medical Director, Vera M. Davis Centre; Dr. Peter Bolland, Medical Director, Sheridan Villa; and Dr. Harry Earle, Medical Director, Peel Manor presenting the Medical Director Annual Reports for the Region's Three Long-Term Care Facilities

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-853

D5. Robert Cook, President and Blair McArthur, Executive Director, Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) regarding Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots

Received 2001-839

See also Resolutions 2001-840 and 2001-862

Robert Cook, President and Blair McArthur, Executive Director, Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) presented concerns to Committee about the Region's Managed Competition process. They asked that the process be reviewed and modified and that the Region's bid for providing waste and haulage services for the Brampton and the Bolton Community Recycling Centres (CRC) be suspended and reviewed by an independent third party.

D6. Ernie Pietrobon, Owner, Recycle Plus regarding Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots

Received 2001-840

See also Resolutions 2001-839 and 2001-862

Ernie Pietrobon, Owner, Recycle Plus expressed concerns about the Region's Managed Competition process for Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots.


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. Housing

HO-A1. Bill 128 Regulations (Part V) Overview and Analysis of Their Implications

RECOMMENDATION GC-114-2001:

That Council authorize the Commissioner of Housing and Property to sign all necessary agreements with Housing Providers located in Peel's service area in accordance with the requirements of Bill 128;

And further, that a copy of the Commissioner of Housing and Property's report, dated September 11, 2001 and entitled "Bill 128 Regulations (Part V) Overview and Analysis of Their Implications," be forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for information.

Approved 2001-841

HO-A2. Proposed Peel Internal Review Process

RECOMMENDATION GC-115-2001:

That the review process as described in the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property dated September 4, 2001, titled "Proposed Peel Internal Review Process", that was developed to comply with the Social Housing Reform Act (2000) and related Regulation be endorsed;

And further, that Resolution 2001-365 be repealed;

And further, that staff of the Housing and Property Department be directed to work with members of the Stakeholders Transition Advisory Committee (STAC) to establish an additional optional process, including a Peer Review Committee, and begin operation.

Approved by 2/3 vote 2001-842

RECOMMENDATION GC-116-2001:

Whereas the Province of Ontario has introduced a Social Housing Reform Act Regulation requiring that an Internal Review be conducted by Service Managers in response to concerns raised by clients within 10 business days, and in some cases, 5 business days;

And whereas, the Region of Peel has experienced great value and success in having a customer-friendly, personal approach to dealing with client concerns;

And whereas, extensive staff resources are often required to fully research and review cases in order to provide clients with a fair and comprehensive resolution;

And whereas, this interactive approach will be negatively compromised by the time constraints imposed by the Regulation;

Therefore, be it resolved that the Premier of Ontario, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, area MPPs be advised of Council's concern that the interests and quality of service currently received by our clients will be negatively impacted by this Regulation and that Cabinet be requested to amend the Regulation in this regard to permit Service Managers to design their own Internal Review processes.

Approved 2001-843


HO-B. Property

HO-B1. Energy Procurement Consulting Services

RECOMMENDATION GC-117-2001:

That the Region of Peel and Peel Living secure the consulting services of Earth Tech Canada Inc. to develop an energy purchasing strategy for the Region at a cost of $130,400 excluding GST under project number 00-7050; And further, that the required documents be executed by the Region's duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 2001-844

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-A. Children's Services

HS-A1. Child Care Service Management Plan

Received 2001-845

HS-A2. One-Time Funding Allocation for Child Care Services

RECOMMENDATION GC-118-2001:

That Regional Council authorize the distribution of $839,750 gross, $83,150 net in one-time only funding to community child care agencies, including the Region of Peel: to address Health and Safety concerns; to provide curriculum support and classroom assistance; and to assist with the relocation of a resource centre, Child Development Resource Connection Peel (CDRCP);

And further, that $83,150 representing the Region's share of these expenditures be financed from the National Child Benefit account (CF10101-56110).

Approved 2001-846

HS-A3. Amendments to Children's Services Service Agreement

RECOMMENDATION GC-119-2001:

That amendments and additions to the Children's Services Annual Service Agreement be approved as outlined in Appendix 1 of the report of the Commissioner (Interim) Social Services, dated August 27, 2001, titled "Amendments to Children's Services Service Agreement".

Approved 2001-847


HS-B. Transhelp

HS-B1. Transhelp Eligibility

RECOMMENDATION GC-120-2001:

That Transhelp's current eligibility criteria and process be maintained

Approved 2001-848

The Commissioner of Social Services was requested to investigate the flexibility of the Transhelp eligibility criteria to accommodate Caledon residents who do not have access to Public Transit and advise Councillor Seglins accordingly.

HS-B2. Transhelp Updated Growth Plan

RECOMMENDATION GC-121-2001:

That the recommended action plan as outlined in the report of the Commissioner (Interim) Social Services, dated September 12, 2001, titled "Transhelp Updated Growth Plan" be adopted as a basis for budget planning for 2002-2004;

And further, that staff explore an alternative transportation program for dialysis patients, and report annually to Council on the progress of this initiative.

Approved 2001-849


HEALTH

HS-C. Communicable Diseases

HS-C1. Universal Influenza Immunization Program

Received 2001-850


HS-D. Family Health

HS-D1. World Breastfeeding Week 2001

RECOMMENDATION GC-122-2001:

WHEREAS the week of October 1-7 2001 is World Breastfeeding Week in Canada and breastfeeding is promoted by UNICEF, The World Health Organization (WHO), The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), Health Canada, Infant Feeding Action Coalition (INFACT Canada), and the Canadian Pediatric Society;

AND WHEREAS the health benefits of breastfeeding are many for both mothers and children;

AND WHEREAS the provincial goal of 50% of infants breastfeeding until six months of age has not yet been achieved;

AND WHEREAS women need community support and information to continue breastfeeding into a child's first year;

AND WHEREAS breastfeeding information and services need strong marketing strategies to counteract aggressive advertising of breast milk substitutes; AND WHEREAS a more effective use of current communication strategies is required to market breastfeeding to the community;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT October 1-7, 2001 be proclaimed WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Approved 2001-851


HS-E. Long Term Care

HS-E1. Peel's Long-Term Care Facilities Receive Accreditation

Received 2001-852

See also Resolution 2001-837


Delegations/Presentations - Item D4 was dealt with.

D4. Dr. Joe Niedoba, Medical Director, Vera M. Davis Centre; Dr. Peter Bolland, Medical Director, Sheridan Villa; and Dr. Harry Earle, Medical Director, Peel Manor presenting the Medical Director Annual Reports for the Region's Three Long-Term Care Facilities

Received 2001-853

See also Resolution 2001-854

HS-E2. Medical Directors Annual Reports

Received 2001-854

See also Resolution 2001-853

HS-E3. Review of Long-Term Care Level of Service Report

Received 2001-855


HS-F. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-F1. Helen Howes, Vice President, Sustainable Energy Development, Ontario Power Generation (OPG), Letter dated August 31, 2001, Providing Information about the Environmental Initiatives OPG has Underway to help Improve Ontario's Air Quality

Received 2001-856

See also Resolution 2001-857

HS-F2. Ontario Clean Air Alliance, A Critique of OPG's Recent Advertising Supplement (Summer 2001)

Received 2001-857

See also Resolution 2001-856


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Watermain on Mayfield Road - Municipal Act, Project 01-1375 - Town of Caledon, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-123-2001:

That a 300mm (12 inch) diameter watermain be constructed on Mayfield Road from Coleraine Drive to House # 8602 Mayfield Road, a total distance of 485 metres (1455 feet), more or less, at a total estimated cost of $155,000 under Project 01-1375;

And further, that the cost share for the Mayfield Road watermain be financed from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve as follows:

Owners' Contribution $ 30,005
Region's Contribution $124,995

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 the special assessment be based on a frontage rate of $164 per metre ($50 per foot) to a maximum of 61 metres per lot (200 feet per lot), and the special assessment be an annual waterworks rate payable over fifteen (15) years, plus imputed interest, as certified by the Treasurer;

And further that an annual waterworks rate, based on a frontage rate of $164 per metre ($50 per foot) to a maximum of 61 metres per lot (200 feet per lot), payable over fifteen (15) years, plus imputed interest, as certified by the Treasurer, be imposed as due and payable on lots for which a deferred benefit accrues as soon as an immediate benefit is delivered;

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 of the works and imposition of a waterworks rate under the Municipal Act;

And further, that Staff be authorized to directly negotiate a contract extension for the above-noted work with Clearway Construction Inc. who are completing watermain works on Mayfield Road and Coleraine Drive, adjacent to the above-noted section, under Project 01-1375;

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

Approved 2001-858

PW-A2. Queen Street East from Airport Road to Highway 50 Consultant Services for Detailed Design, Project Number 01-4030 - City of Brampton, Wards 7,8,9 and 11

RECOMMENDATION GC-124-2001:

hat the consulting engineering firm of SNC-Lavalin Engineers and Constructors, be retained to provide detailed design services for the widening of Queen Street East from Airport Road to Highway 50 in the City of Brampton, at a total estimated cost of $585,000 (excluding GST), under Project 01-4030;

And further, that additional funding in the amount of $140,000 be allocated to Project 01-4030 from Capital Budget Item 01-4000, to be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that authorities be given to increase/extend this contract for additional consulting services by 20% of the estimated fee for unforeseen works where the actual requirements exceed the estimates to the limits allowed by the Purchasing By-law;

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

Approved 2001-859

Additional Item

PW-A3. Sump Pump Installation, Port Credit - City of Mississauga, Ward 1 (Oral)

Referred to Public Works for a report at the October 4, 2001 Regional Council meeting 2001-860


PW-B. Waste Management

PW-B1. Agreement with the City of Toronto for the Utilization of their Disco Road Waste Transfer Station

RECOMMENDATION GC-125-2001:

That staff enter into negotiations with the City of Toronto for the short term use of the City of Toronto Disco Road Waste Transfer Station for the purpose of managing and transferring the Region of Peel's waste for haulage and final disposal;

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

Approved 2001-861

PW-B2. Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots

RECOMMENDATION GC-126-2001:

That the Commissioner of Public Works report to the October 4, 2001 Regional Council meeting regarding the tendering process of Tender Document 2001-193T including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Issues raised by Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) and Recycle Plus; Detailed analysis of the Waste and Recycling Haulage contract;

  • Information regarding the 5% differential for Region bids;

  • Review of the Region's Managed Competition process; and

  • Information concerning the recent purchase of waste-related mobile trucks and bins
  • Approved 2001-862

    See also Resolutions 2001-839 and 2001-840

    PW-B3. Minutes of the Waste Management Subcommittee Meeting held September 18, 2001

    1. Declarations of Conflicts of Interest

    2. Approval of Agenda

    RECOMMENDATION WM-11-2001:

    That the agenda for the September 18, 2001, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be approved.

    Approved 2001-863

    3. Delegations

    4. Waste Management Updates

    a. Waste Flow (Oral)
    Presentation by Andrew Pollock, Director of Waste Management

    Received 2001-864

    Andrew Pollock, Director of Waste Management provided members with information regarding the projected Waste Flow for the years 2001-2006.

    In 2001, programs utilized to address Peel's Waste Management needs are:

  • 3 Bag Standard program (Phase 1);

  • Weekly Blue/Grey Recycling Program;

  • Yard Waste in Plastic Bag Ban; and

  • alternate uses of KMS Bottom Ash.


  • Waste Management initiatives in 2002 are:

  • 3 Bag Standard - Phase 2 (February 2002);

  • 3 Bag Standard - Phase 3 (September 2002);

  • Community Recycling Centres (CRC) open in South West Mississauga (November 2002) and East Brampton (January 2002).


  • In the years 2003 to 2005 inclusive, the Region of Peel will open Community Recycling Centres (CRC) in:

  • Central Brampton (February 2003);

  • West Brampton (October 2004); and

  • South-East Mississauga (September 2003).

    Furthermore, a Region-wide 2 Bag Standard program concurrent with an Organic Waste Collection will be implemented in May 2005.

    Staff are projecting that in the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton diversion programs will succeed by up to 57% and reduce disposal to an estimated 200,000 tonnes by 2006.
  • b. Second Quarter Update of Remaining Volumes at the Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site - April 1, 2001 to June 30, 2001

    Received 2001-865

    c. Operational and Enforcement Issues for the Three Bag Standard Program

    Referred to Public Works 2001-866

    There is an estimated 10,300 street addresses with legally registered basement apartments in the Region of Peel. To address the waste disposal needs of these Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) within the 3 Bag Standard program, stickers to identify these ADU household waste receptacles have been developed. The result would see homes with up to 6 approved waste receptacles, 3 from the homeowner and 3 from the ADU unit.

    In addition, staff have identified approximately 250 multi-plexes, representing some 990 ADU units. Given that 250 addresses are negligible, staff recommended the noting of these locations by staff and recording of untagged receptacles.

    Staff advised that addresses which are not considered under the ADU 3 Bag Standard program such as: homes businesses, professional, day-care centres, and rooming/boarding homes.

    Subcommittee members raised concerns with the creation of exceptions to the 3 Bag Standard program and requested staff to review proposals further.

    d. Peel Organics Composting Program (POCP) Composition Study

    Members were advised of a correction within the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated September 13, 2001, titled "Peel Organics Composting Program (POCP) Composition Study, page 2, section 1a), the last sentence of the paragraph should read as follows:

    "The capture rate for compostables was 75% compared to capture rate of 84% for Grey Box Materials and 67% for Blue Box materials."

    Received 2001-867

    5. Communications

    6. Next Meeting

    The next meeting date of the Waste Management Subcommittee is scheduled for October 9, 2001, at 1:00 p.m., 5th Floor Boardroom, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, Ontario.


    PW-C. COMMUNICATIONS

    PW-C1. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated September 19, 2001, Requesting the Region of Peel to Assume Responsibility of the North West Quadrant and Coleraine Corridor

    Referred to Public Works 2001-868

    Additional Item

    PW-C2. Phillip Green, Resident, City of Mississauga, Ward 2 Advising the Region of possible initiatives that the Region and Area Municipalities can undertake to improve water quality.

    Referred to Public Works 2001-869


    ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

    EXECUTIVE OFFICE

    MA-A. Chief Administrative Officer

    MA-A1. Awards Received by the Region of Peel in 2000 - 2001

    Received 2001-870


    CORPORATE SERVICES

    MA-B. Clerk's

    MA-B1. 2002 Regional Council and General Committee Meeting Schedule

    RECOMMENDATION GC-127-2001:

    That the 2002 Regional Council and General Committee meeting schedule, attached as Appendix 1 to the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated September 11, 2001, titled "2002 Regional Council and General Committee Meeting Schedule", be approved.

    Approved 2001-871

    RESOLUTION 2001-871 RESCINDED BY 2001-902

    MA-C. Ambulance and Emergency Programs

    MA-C1. Minutes of the Emergency and Protective Services Committee held on September 18, 2001

    1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

    2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

    RECOMMENDATION EPSC-6-2001:

    That the agenda for the September 18, 2001, Emergency and Protective Services Committee meeting, be approved.

    Approved 2001-872

    Councillor Seglins offered her congratulations and thanks to Emergency Services in Peel for their assistance during the September 11, 2001 tragedy in the United States and to the organizers of the Black Ribbon Campaign on behalf of the Committee.

    3. PEEL REGIONAL AMBULANCE SERVICES

    a) Provincial Ambulance Funding Initiatives

    Received 2001-873

    See also Resolution 2001-874

    b) Communication: Bart Maves, Parliamentary Assistant, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Letter dated August 20, 2001, Regarding Land Ambulance Implementation Steering Committee (LAISC) Requesting Assistance in Improving Ambulance Response Times

    Received 2001-874

    See also Resolution 2001-873

    c) Ambulance Coverage Plan Adjustments Update
    Presentation by J. Moore, General Manager, Ambulance and Emergency Programs

    RECOMMENDATION EPSC-7-2001:

    That staff report back to the Emergency and Protective Services Committee on the credibility of information on call volume provided by the Province, the financial impact to the Region of the subsequent adjustments to service and the impact of the delay in Emergency Room admissions at hospitals and the time paramedics are required to spend out of service in this regard.

    Approved 2001-875

    d) Region of Peel Ambulance Fleet Maintenance Cost Summary

    Received 2001-876

    Councillor Prentice requested information on the qualifications of each respondent to the last tender of Ambulance Fleet Repair and Maintenance Services. Additional Item Provision of Private Ambulance Coverage Services Councillor Seglins suggested that staff prepare a protocol for responding to requests for ambulance coverage at civic, charitable and non-profit events.

    4. EMERGENCY PROGRAMS

    a) Regional Fire Coordination

    RECOMMENDATION EPSC-8-2001:

    That Fire Chief Boyd Finger, Caledon Fire and Emergency Services be appointed Regional Fire Coordinator for the year 2001;

    And further, that Fire Chief Verrall Clark, Brampton Fire and Emergency Services and Fire Chief Gary Morden, Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services be appointed Deputy Fire Coordinators for the year 2001;

    And further, that Fire Chief Verrall Clark, Brampton Fire and Emergency Services be thanked for this efforts during 2000 in ensuring that the plans of the Fire Departments of the Region of Peel were fully coordinated;

    And further, that in future years beginning in 2002, subject to any future Council decisions to the contrary, the position of Regional Fire Coordinator shall be rotated annually among the Chiefs of the Fire Services of Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon in that order beginning with the Fire Chief of Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services so that each office effective as of January of each year and ends on December 31 of the same year, without need of any further Council resolution or by by-law;

    And further, that the two positions of Deputy Fire Coordinators be filled annually during the term of each Fire Coordinator by the Fire Chiefs of the are municipalities who are not holding the position of Fire Coordinator for that year without need of any further Council resolution or by-law.

    Approved 2001-877

    J. Moore, General Manager, Ambulance and Emergency Programs, commended the Regional Fire Coordinators for the level of communication that was provided and his ongoing liaison with Regional staff during the September 11, 2001 tragedy in the United States.

    Additional Item

    Emergency Measures Training

    Councillor Seglins requested that information on emergency measures training be circulated to all Councillors when it is available.

    b) Regional Emergency Measures Plan

    RECOMMENDATION EPSC-9-2001:

    That the Regional Municipality of Peel Emergency Measures Plan be revised as outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor dated August 29, 2001 and titled "Regional Emergency Measures Plan";

    And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Council enacting the revised Regional Municipality of Peel Emergency Measures Plan.

    Approved 2001-878

    c) Emergency Communications Review
    Presentation by R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and J. Moore, General Manager, Ambulance and Emergency Programs

    RECOMMENDATION EPSC-10-2001:

    That the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor titled "Emergency Communications Review" dated August 28, 2001 be forwarded to the agencies that provide emergency communications for 9-1-1, Police, Fire and Ambulance for the Region of Peel for review and comment;

    And further, that those agencies be requested to provide comment to the Emergency and Protective Services Committee on the findings included within the subject report by November 1, 2001.

    Approved 2001-879

    d) Defibrillators in Public Facilities

    Deferred to a future meeting 2001-880

    5. POLICE SERVICES BOARD PROTOCOL

    a) Police Services in Peel

    RECOMMENDATION EPSC-11-2001:

    That the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor titled "Police Services in Peel", dated August 30, 2001 be forwarded to the Peel Police Services Board for information;

    And further, that the Peel Police Services Board be requested to advise the Emergency and Protective Services Committee of its position and comments on the issues of broadening representation of the membership on the Peel Police Services Board in the light of the amendments to the Police Services Act that expressly acknowledge the role of the Police Services Board in the hybrid policing situations now in effect in Peel.

    Approved 2001-881

    b) Adequacy Regulations and Protocol with the Police Services Board and the Ontario Provincial Police

    Received 2001-882

    c) Communication: David Turnbull, MPP, Solicitor General, Letter dated August 27, 2001, Responding to a Letter from the Chair Regarding Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Services in the Town of Caledon

    Received 2001-883


    FINANCE

    MA-D. Corporate Finance

    MA-D1. Consideration of Tax Rebates for Royal Canadian Legions

    RECOMMENDATION GC-128-2001:

    That the Tax Rebate Program for Eligible Charities be amended for the 2001 and subsequent taxation years, so that eligible charities occupying commercial or industrial property be provided a tax rebate in the amount of 40% of the property taxes paid;

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

    Approved 2001-884

    MA-D2. Document 2001 - 260P Enterprise Storage Solution

    RECOMMENDATION GC-129-2001:

    That EMC Corporation of Canada be awarded the contract for an Enterprise Storage Solution including three years support and maintenance for an estimated total dollar value of $1,532,296 excluding applicable taxes;

    And further, that authorities be given to increase/extend this contract for additional requirements to a maximum of 20% to the lowest responsive and responsible Vendor for unforeseen work, where actual requirements exceed the estimates to the limits allowed by the Purchasing By-law;

    And further, that subject to Purchasing By-law 50-96, the Manager of Purchasing be authorized to enter into direct negotiation with EMC Corporation of Canada for annual support and maintenance beyond the initial three year coverage for as long as the equipment is being utilized by the Region;

    And further, that subject to Purchasing By-law 50-96, the Manager of Purchasing be authorized to purchase upgrade Components, as required, from EMC Corporation of Canada for as long as the equipment is being utilized by the Region.

    Approved 2001-885


    MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

    MA-E1. Pat Moyle, Executive Director, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Letter dated August 28, 2001, Advising of the 2001 AMO Conference Proceedings

    Received 2001-886

    MA-E2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Letter dated August 30, 2001 Regarding AMO Response to MPP Marcel Beaubien's Property Tax Classification Review

    Received 2001-887

    MA-E3. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated August 31, 2001, Providing Peel Regional Police Information Services, VCOM Group Annual Report

    Received 2001-888


    F. OTHER BUSINESS

    Additional Item

    Update on Underground Parking at 10 Peel Centre Dr. (Oral) Received 2001-889 Councillor Prentice requested information regarding the status of renovations to the P2 Underground Parking at Regional Headquarters. The Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) undertook to provide details of the work at the October 4, 2001 Regional Council meeting.


    Staff Reports

    a) GO Transit - Region of Peel Development Charges By-law

    This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-830

    b) Award of Tender Document 2001-193T for Waste and Recycling Haulage from Public Drop Off Depots

    This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-834

    c) Sump Pump Installation, Port Credit - City of Mississauga, Ward 1

    Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
    Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

    That Regional Council give approval to make a goodwill payment of $2,500 for selected residences on The Greenway, Beechwood Avenue, Richey Crescent, Lakeside Avenue, Hampton Crescent and Montbeck Crescent to subsidize the installation of approximately 112 sump pumps to handle stormwater inflow, at a total cost of $280,000;

    And further, that approval be given to expand the existing check valve installation program, by installing an additional 35 check valves, to be installed in Port Credit, a total cost of $73,500;

    And further, that these costs be financed from the Wastewater Capital Reserve (R0242).

    Carried 2001-890

     

    8. UNFINISHED BUSINESS


    9. BY-LAWS

    a) Regional

    Three Readings

    By-law 45-2001: A by-law to impose development charges against lands to pay for increased capital costs required because of increased needs for GO Transit Service arising from development within the Regional Municipality of Peel.

    By-law 47-2001: A by-law to amend by-law 83-1999 being a by-law to establish an Emergency Measures Plan and Program and to repeal By-law 38-1994, as amended by By-laws 35-1995, 29-1996 and 31-1997.

    By-law 48-2001: A by-law to repeal by-laws 58-1998 and 51-1999 and establish a by-law to create a Tax Rebate Program for Registered Charities

    Moved by Councillor Miles,
    Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

    That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 45-2001, 47-2001 and 48-2001, be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chair and Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed.

    Carried 2001-891

    See also Resolutions 2001-827, 2001-828, 2001-829 and 2001-830


    10. OTHER BUSINESS

    a) Traffic Signals at the Intersection of King Street West and Station Road/Deer Valley Drive

    Moved by Councillor Harker
    Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

    Whereas, the Town of Caledon is in the process of reorganizing traffic patterns in the Bolton West area;

    And whereas, as the result of this action, there will be considerably more traffic and traffic turns at the intersection of King Street West and Station Road/Deer Valley Drive;

    And whereas, previous studies have demonstrated that the intersection was nearing the point of meeting the warrants for traffic signals;

    Be it resolved that Peel Regional Council instruct staff to carry out the necessary traffic analysis and prepare a report to Council to indicate whether the required warrants are met for the installation of traffic signals at the intersection of King Street West and Station Road/Deer Valley Drive.

    Carried 2001-892

    See also Resolution 2001-827


    11. NOTICES OF MOTION


    12. IN CAMERA MATTERS

    Moved by Councillor DiMarco,
    Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

    That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider the In Camera General Committee minutes of September 27, 2001.

    Carried 2001-893

    Moved by Councillor DiMarco,
    Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

    That Council move out of In Camera.

    Carried 2001-894


    General Committee

      GC-2001-7 - General Committee In Camera Minutes
      Meeting held September 27, 2001

    G. IN CAMERA MATTERS

    G1. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation

    RECOMMENDATION GC-130-2001:

    That upon agreement by the Region of York to incorporate modifications to Region of York Official Plan Amendment Number 19 to satisfactorily address Peel's transportation infrastructure concerns, Region of Peel staff be authorized to withdraw Peel's objection to the approval of Amendment Number 19 to the Region of York Official Plan;

    And further, that Regional Council direct staff to prepare a draft amendment to the Region of Peel Official Plan and issue notice of a Public Meeting to be held at the next available Regional Council meeting concerning modifications to Official Plan policies 5.6.2.11 and 5.6.3.2.3 to address York's transportation infrastructure concerns;

    And further, that subject to securing conditions for any necessary Highway 50 and Major Mackenzie Drive intersection improvements as may be determined necessary by a traffic impact study, and limiting the approval to the 3 ha proposed for immediate development, Region of Peel staff be authorized to withdraw Peel's objection to City of Vaughan Official Plan Amendment Number 534 (Guscon Mackenzie Ltd.);

    And further, that subject to review of a supplemental report by Marshall, Macklin, Monaghan confirming that no potential future Highway 427 extension alignment infrastructure works are impacted, and subject to securing conditions for any necessary intersection or access requirements, Region of Peel staff be authorized to withdraw Peel's objection to Region of York Official Plan Amendment Number 26 (Petro Canada);

    And further, that Region of Peel staff continue to undertake to completion the partnership arrangement with the Region of York concerning the Peel/York Boundary Transportation Study; And further, that Region of Peel staff together with the City of Brampton and Town of Caledon continue to work with the Region of York and City of Vaughan to ensure our mutual transportation interests are protected;

    And further, that the Regional Clerk provide copies of the subject report to the Region of York, City of Vaughan, City of Brampton and the Town of Caledon for information.

    Approved 2001-895


    13. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

    Moved by Councillor Dale,
    Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

    That By-law 51-2001 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on October 4, 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 2001-896


    14. ADJOURNMENT

    The meeting adjourned at 10:40 a.m.

     

    B. Zeran
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    Regional Clerk
      E. Kolb
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    Regional Chair