THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
December 6, 2001

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:42 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Corbasson recited the prayer.

Members: L. Bissellw, G. Carlson, C. Corbassonw, F. Dale, S. DiMarcow, S. Fennellw, C. Gyles, C. Harker, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoneyw, H. McCallionw, G. Milesw, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, M. Prenticew, C. Seglins, I. Sinclair, R. Whitehead
 
Members Absent: R. Begley due to illness; P. Saito due to a personal matter
 
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

Councillor Mahoney declared a conflict of interest with Other Business regarding Contract Awards - New Long-Term Care Facilities as her son is an employee of Bird Construction. She therefore refrained from discussion and voting thereon.


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) November 15, 2001, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on November 15, 2001 be approved.

Carried 2001-1020

Chair Kolb made a formal farewell announcement to Paul Vezina, Commissioner of Social Services and Paul Vivian, Director of Human Resources as they are retiring at the end of this year. He thanked them both for their dedication to the Region of Peel.


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the agenda for the December 6, 2001 Regional Council meeting be amended to include a resolution submitted by Councillor Sinclair concerning the Town of Orangeville Sewage Treatment Plant;

And further, that the agenda for the December 6, 2001 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2001-1021

See also Resolution 2001-1120


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Kathryn Pagonis, President and C.E.O., United Way of Peel Region and Paul Vezina, Commissioner of Social Services to Announce the Community Involvement Initiative "On the Road to a Better Way"

Received 2001-1022

b) Paul Van Zant, Mayfield School presenting a Certificate to the Region of Peel in Recognition of its November 14, 2001 Geographic Information System (GIS) Day

Withdrawn 2001-1023

c) Shelley Jennings, Chairperson, Bolton Business Improvement Area (BIA) and Daryl Black, Downtown Property Owner, Bolton representing the Merchants and Vendors of the Bolton Downtown Core Requesting the Temporary Removal of Stopping Prohibitions on Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) in Bolton, Town of Caledon, Wards 4 and 5

Received 2001-1024

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Harker;

That staff be requested, as soon as possible, to report on the feasibility of constructing a North-West link of the Bolton Arterial Roadway as a Regional Road component of the arterial road system.

Carried 2001-1025

d) Councillor Maja Prentice providing an Update on Affordable Housing

Received 2001-1026

Councillor Prentice updated Council on "Good news" housing information. The Region will receive a proportion of $680 million dollars allocated by the Federal Government for affordable housing. The Region will continue to work with partners in the community to develop initiatives and strategies for affordable Housing. Councillor Prentice also noted that current low interest rates promote new construction as building costs are lower.

e) Councillor Paul Palleschi presenting a Donation to Constable Angela Kennedy, Administrator, Toys for Tots Program

Received 2001-1027

f) Councillor Paul Palleschi presenting a Donation to Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, and Joe Moore, General Manager, Ambulance and Emergency Programs for the Ambulance Mascot Program

Received 2001-1028

g) Glen Schnarr, Organizer, Emil Kolb Hootenanny and Carol Jones, District Manager, Peel Red Cross presenting a Donation to the Red Cross

Received 2001-1029


RECESS

Council recessed at 11:28 p.m.

Council reconvened at 11:34 p.m.

ROLL CALL

Members: L. Bissellw, G. Carlson, C. Corbassonw, F. Dale, S. DiMarcow, S. Fennellw, C. Gyles, C. Harker, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoneyw, H. McCallionw, G. Milesw, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, M. Prenticew, C. Seglins, I. Sinclair, R. Whitehead
 
Members Absent: R. Begley due to illness; P. Saito due to a personal matter


6. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Judy Sgro, MP, York West and Chair, Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues, Letter dated November 12, 2001, Acknowledging Receipt of Regional Council's Resolution on the Impact of Management of Immigration Systems and Advising that the Resolution and Supporting Documentation will be Added to the Written Submissions that the Task Force is Considering in Preparation of the Interim Report to be Presented to the Prime Minister in April 2002

Received 2001-1030

b) James Flaherty, MPP, Minister of Finance and Chris Hodgson, MPP, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated November 8, 2001, Regarding the Community Reinvestment Fund (CRF) in 2002 and the New "Transit Bonus"

Received 2001-1031

c) Brad Clark, MPP, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated November 14, 2001, Advising that the Province Will Provide Ongoing Funding for Transit Capital Renewal by Cost-Sharing up to One-Third of Eligible Municipal Requirements; the Establishment of an Operating Authority to Assume 100% of GO Transit Operating and Base Capital Funding; and a Request for a Regional Council Resolution which Supports the Release of Municipal Levy Funds to Support Transit Priorities

Received 2001-1032

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

Whereas the repatriation of GO Transit responsibilities to the Province of Ontario and the dissolving of the Greater Toronto Services Board (GTSB) on January 1, 2002 have resulted in approximately $16.8 million per year no longer being required to be transferred to the GTSB from the Region of Peel;

Therefore, be it resolved that Council commit the former GTSB levied funds each year for the period of the Provincial transit investment initiative (10 years) to the operation or capital expenditure requirements of transit systems within the Region of Peel.

Carried 2001-1033

RESOLUTION 2012-887 RESCINDED BY Resolution 2002-182


7. REPORTS

General Committee

  GC-2001-11 - General Committee Minutes
  Meeting held November 29, 2001

B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Councillor Mahoney declared a conflict of interest with Items Related to Human Services - Item HS-E1 regarding Contract Awards - New Long-Term Care Facilities as her son is an employee of Bird Construction. She therefore refrained from discussion and voting thereon.


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-176-2001:

That the agenda for the November 29, 2001 General Committee be amended to include a delegation concerning Items Related to Human Services - Item HS-E1 regarding "Contract Awards - Tender Results for the New Facilities";

And further, that the agenda for the November 29, 2001, General Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2001-1034

See also Resolutions 2001-1036


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Councillor Palleschi providing an update on Affordable Housing

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-1037

D2. Phyllis Hili, School Services Officer and David Pedwell, Superintendent of School Services, Peel District School Board; Dan Compagnon, Vice Principal, Loyola Catholic Secondary School; Janette Smith, Director, Healthy Lifestyles and Dr. David McKeown, Medical Officer of Health regarding Comprehensive School Health Strategy

Received 2001-1035

See also Resolution 2001-1043


Additional Item

D3. Clive Thurston, President, Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) regarding Contract Awards - Long Term Care Facilities

Received 2001-1036

See also Resolutions 2001-1034, 2001-1052, 2001-1053 and 2001-1134

Item D1 was dealt with.

D1. Councillor Palleschi providing an update on Affordable Housing

Received 2001-1037

Councillor Palleschi requested that the media be active participants in stressing the need for Affordable Housing in the Region of Peel.


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Rotary Resolve House (St. Leonard's)
Presentation by Rick Brown, Executive Director, St. Leonard's House and John Lomax, President, St. Leonard's House

Received 2001-1038

HS-A2. Early Years Initiatives Funding Supports

RECOMMENDATION GC-177-2001:

That Council approve $50,000 for the Early Years Initiatives to be funded through the National Child Benefit reinvestment account (CF10101-56110).

Approved 2001-1039

HS-A3. Food Service Contract for Long-Term Care Facilities and Day Care Centres

RECOMMENDATION GC-178-2001:

That the One Stop Shop for Food Services be awarded to Serca Food Service Inc. partnering with Complete Purchasing Services Inc. for a period of 12 months commencing January 1, 2002 for an annual estimated cost of $1.1 million for the Health, Long-Term Care Division and an estimated cost of $300,000 for the Social Services, Children's Services Division for a total estimated annual cost of $1.4 million for 2002;

And further, that subject to performance and pricing, an additional two 12 month periods be offered to Serca Food Service Inc. with the total estimated annual cost of $1.6 million for the first optional year, which includes the inclusion of the two new long-term care facilities opening on August 1, 2003;

And further, that a total annual cost of $2 million is estimated for the second optional 12 month period for Children's Services and Long-Term Care;

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

Approved 2001-1040


HEALTH

HS-B. Finance and Administration

HS-B1. Public Health, A Three - Year Service Delivery Plan

RECOMMENDATION GC-179-2001:

That the report of the Commissioner of Health and Medical Officer of Health (MOH) dated November 6, 2001, titled "Public Health, A Three-Year Service Delivery Plan" be referred to the December 13, 2001 Special General Committee meeting for further discussion.

Approved 2001-1041


HS-C. Communicable Diseases

HS-C1. Healthy Sexuality Program Review

Received 2001-1042


HS-D. Healthy Lifestyles

HS-D1. Comprehensive School Health Service Update

Received 2001-1043

See also Resolution 2001-1035


HS-E. Long-Term Care

HS-E1. Contract Awards - New Long-Term Care Facilities

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-1052


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-F. Children's Services

HS-F1. Child Care Centres Extended Hours Survey

Received 2001-1044


HS-G. Ontario Works in Peel

HS-G1. Ontario Works - Consolidated Verification Process Results

Received 2001-1045


HS-H. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-H1. Jack Gibbons, Chair, Ontario Clean Air Alliance, Letter dated October 29, 2001, Thanking the Region of Peel for its Support of the Ontario Clean Air Alliance's Request for the Environmental Assessment of Ontario Power Generation's (OPG's) Proposal to Install Selective Catalytic Reduction Units (SCRs) on its Nanticoke and Lambton Coal-fired Power Plants

Received 2001-1046

See also Resolutions 2001-1050 and 2001-1051

HS-H2. Cam Jackson, MPP, Minister of Citizenship, Letter dated November 1, 2001, Advising of the Ministry's Vision Statement

Received 2001-1047

HS-H3. News Article: Toronto Star dated November 1, 2001, Regarding Ottawa's Plans for Decrease in Immigration Levels

Received 2001-1048

HS-H4. John Baird, MPP, Minister of Community and Social Services, Letter dated October 30, 2001, Commending the Region of Peel for its Innovation and Success in the Delivery of the Ontario Works Program

Received 2001-1049

HS-H5. Elizabeth Witmer, MPP, Minister of Environment, Letter dated October 24, 2001, Advising that the Proposed Installation of the Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Units on the Lambton and Nanticoke Coal-fired Power Plants are not subject to an Environmental Assessment (EA)

Received 2001-1050

See also Resolutions 2001-1046 and 2001-1051

HS-H6. David Anderson, MP, Federal Minister of the Environment, Letter dated October 23, 2001, Acknowledging the Region's Letter of July 19, 2001 Concerning Ontario Power Generation's Proposals for Nitrogen Oxide (Nox) Reduction at the Coal-fired Power Plants in Southern Ontario and that a Decision to Submit Ontario Power Generation's Proposal to a Review Panel under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (EA) will be made in the near Future

Received 2001-1051

See also Resolutions 2001-1046 and 2001-1050


Item HS-E1 was dealt with.

HS-E1. Contract Awards - Long Term Care Facilities

RECOMMENDATION GC-180-2001:

That the Commissioner of Health seek a formal request from the Ontario General Contractors Association (OGCA) outlining specific concerns with regards to the tendering process undertaken for the long term care facilities;

And further, that the Commissioner of Health prepare a report in response to the concerns formally addressed by OGCA and report back to the December 6, 2001 Regional Council meeting.

Approved 2001-1052

See also Resolution 2001-1036, 2001-1053 and 2001-1134

RECOMMENDATION GC-181-2001:

That staff develop a process to be used to address concerns related to tendering processes prior to the matter becoming a public issue.

Approved 2001-1053

See also Resolution 2001-1036, 2001-1052 and 2001-1134


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Regional Initiatives and Programs to Manage and Protect Water Resources in the Region of Peel

Received 2001-1054

PW-A2. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of 0.3 Metre (one-foot) Reserve Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road), East of Mavis Road - City of Mississauga, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION GC-182-2001:

That a by-law be enacted to lift a 0.3 metre (one-foot) reserve on Britannia Road, to permit a right in/right out access to a commercial development (Engineering file D-3019N, site plan SP01-053).

Approved 2001-1055

PW-A3. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of 0.3 Metre (one-foot) Reserve Regional Road 5 (Derry Road), East of Hurontario Street - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-183-2001:

That a by-law be enacted to lift a 0.3 metre (one-foot) reserve on the south side of Derry Road to provide an access to an industrial development (Engineering file D-05102.5S, site plan SP01-015).

Approved 2001-1056

PW-A4. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of 0.3 Metre (one-foot) Reserve Regional Road 10 (Bovaird Drive), East of Mountainash Road - City of Brampton, Wards 10 and 11

RECOMMENDATION GC-184-2001:

That a by-law be enacted to lift a 0.3 metre (one-foot) reserve on the north side of Bovaird Drive to provide an access to the proposed commercial development (Engineering file D-10008N, site plan SP95-16).

Approved 2001-1057

PW-A5. Steeles Avenue and Heritage Road Watermain Installation and Steeles Avenue Widening from Chinguacousy Road to Mississauga Road, Additional Road, Sewer and Watermain Works, Project Number 98-4180 and 99-1970 - City of Brampton, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION GC-185-2001:

That Public Works staff be authorized to directly negotiate a contract extension with Mardave Construction Limited for additional watermain works in the amount of $459,000 under Project Number 99-1970;

And further, that Public Works staff be authorized to directly negotiate a contract extension with Mardave Construction Limited for additional road and sewer works in the amount of $375,000 under Project Number 98-4180;

And further, that development charge funding in the amount of $75,000 be provided for the construction of the Eastbound right turn lane at Financial Drive under Project Number 98-4180, to be funded from the Development Charge Reserves (R3505);

And further, that additional funding in the amount of $1,480,000 be provided from the Roads Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve for Project Number 98-4180;

And further, that Project Number 01-2150 be set up in the amount of $45,000 for sanitary sewer works, to be totally recovered from H&R Development under a servicing agreement;

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

Approved 2001-1058

PW-A6. Sanitary Sewer Hydraulic Improvement Works on The Greenway and Easement, Beechwood Avenue, Richey Crescent and Montbeck Crescent, Project Number 01-2260 - City of Mississauga, Ward 1

RECOMMENDATION GC-186-2001:

That the contract for sanitary sewer hydraulic improvement works on The Greenway and Easement, Beechwood Avenue, Richey Crescent and Montbeck Crescent, be awarded to Con-Ker Construction in the amount of $224,900 (excluding taxes) under Project Number 01-2260;

And further, that the necessary funding for Project Number 01-2260 in the amount of $315,000 be funded from Capital Budget Item No. 01-2000 to be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

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

Approved 2001-1059


PW-B. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-B1. Lorne Park Water Treatment Plant Expansion - City of Mississauga, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION GC-187-2001:

That the existing Purchase Order for Bennett Contracting Millgrove Ltd. be increased from $23,266,000 to $26,486,000 (excluding GST);

And further, that the existing Purchase Order for KMK Consultants Limited be increased from $2,767,000 to $3,767,000 (excluding GST) to cover identified additional works and SCADA programming;

And further, that the additional funding in the amount of $2,801,600 be brought forward to Project Number 00-1930 from Project Number 04-1910 to be funded from DC South Peel Water Reserve R3520;

And further, that the additional funding in the amount of $1,545,000 be allocated to Project Number 00-1930 from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve R0241;

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

Approved 2001-1060

PW-B2. Lakeview Wastewater Treatment Facility, Update on Odour Control Initiatives

Received 2001-1061


PW-C. Waste Management

Additional Item

Update on the Three-Bag Standard Program - Enforcement Options (Oral)

Council received information regarding the following enforcement options:

Moved by Councillor Bissell,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the Commissioner of Public Works implement a strategy to enforce the three bag standard program whereby a fourth and subsequent waste receptacle left at the curb after the day of collection, be collected by the Region of Peel;

And further, that the offending municipal address be recorded to confirm against subsequent offences, and that educational material be presented to home owners to assist in their understanding of the three bag standard program;

And further, that where subsequent offences are recorded against a municipal address, a Waste Offence Ticket be issued in accordance with the Waste Collection By-law, as amended.

Carried 2001-1062

See also Resolutions 2001-1063 and 2001-1067

PW-C1. Three Bag Standard Program - Implementation Status Report

RECOMMENDATION GC-188-2001:

That the Commissioner of Public Works investigate methods of reporting and tracking offences of the three bag limit by-law, including new technologies such as Global Positioning System (GPS) and electronic ticketing devices;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works advise waste collectors that garbage bins are not to be placed in the middle of residential driveways.

Approved 2001-1063

See also Resolutions 2001-1062 and 2001-1067

PW-C2. Stabilate Process Update

RECOMMENDATION GC-189-2001:

That staff report back with the result of market development activities related to stabilate no later than June 2002;

And further, that funds received from the sale of the Stabilate Facility baler in the amount of $36,100 which is currently in the Public Works Waste Building Reserve, Account 19350 R1960, be transferred to Capital Project Number 97-6202 Account 86299.

Approved 2001-1064

PW-C3. Waste Collection By-Law Amendments

RECOMMENDATION GC-190-2001:

That the Waste Collection By-law be amended as outlined in Appendix 1 of the report of the Commissioner of Public Works dated November 8, 2001, titled "Waste Collection By-law Amendments";

And further, that the Waste Collection By-law be amended to require the mandatory use of Region of Peel waste diversion programs as described in the subject report;

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

Approved 2001-1065

See also Resolution 2001-1066

RECOMMENDATION GC-191-2001:

That the Commissioner of Public Works review the Waste Collection By-law to ensure that the by-law is able to accommodate waste collection to residences designed with rear laneways;

And further, that Section 20 of By-law 20-2001, being "A by-law to regulate the collection of waste in the Region of Peel", be amended to read as follows:

"The Commissioner of Public Works, at his or her sole discretion, may waive strict compliance with any provision of this by-law, subject to Council approval."

And further, that all references to the delegation of authority in By-law 20-2001 be reviewed by the Commissioner of Public Works and amended accordingly.

Approved 2001-1066

See also Resolution 2001-1065

PW-C4. Third Quarter Update of Remaining Volumes at the Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site - July 1, 2001 to September 21, 2001

RECOMMENDATION GC-192-2001:

That the Region of Peel have no definitive closing date for the Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site;

And further, that any closing date referred to in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works dated October 18, 2001, titled "Third Quarter Update of Remaining Volumes at the Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site - July 1, 2001 to September 21, 2001" be removed.

Approved 2001-1067

See also Resolutions 2001-1062, 2001-1063, and 2001-1069

PW-C5. Minutes of the Waste Management Subcommittee Meeting held November 13, 2001

1. Declarations of Conflicts of Interest


2. Approval of Agenda

RECOMMENDATION WM-12-2001:

That the agenda for the November 13, 2001, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2001-1068

3. Delegations


4. Waste Management Updates

a. Republic Negotiations Update (Oral)
Presentation by Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-1078

b. Stabilate Facility Update (Oral)
Presentation by Larry Conrad, Manager of Landfill Operations

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-1070

c. Third Quarter Update of Remaining Volumes at the Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site (BSLS) - July 1, 2001 to September 21, 2001

Andrew Pollock, Director of Waste Management advised members that the closure date of Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site (BSLS) is scheduled for June 30, 2002.

Councillors expressed the importance of the communications strategy informing area residents of the June 30, 2002 closure date and the operations that will take place after the closure date.

Councillor Sinclair questioned staff on the impact to the Caledon Landfill Site with the closure of BSLS. Staff advised that Caledon will operate without change, meaning there will be no waste diverted to Caledon. However, there is an opportunity to use bottom ash as ground cover at the Caledon site which would have been spread at BSLS. Further, there is consideration to place decommissioned fly ash from the KMS Peel Facility into the Caledon Landfill Site.

RECOMMENDATION WM-13-2001:

That the report of the Commissioner of Public Works dated October 18, 2001, titled "Third Quarter Update of Remaining Volumes at the Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site - July 1, 2001 to September 21, 2001" be referred back to Public Works staff for appropriate amendments;

And further, that the subject report be presented to the November 29, 2001 General Committee meeting.

Approved 2001-1069

See also Resolution 2001-1067

Item 4b. was dealt with.

b. Stabilate Facility Update (Oral)
Presentation by Larry Conrad, Manager of Landfill Operations

Received 2001-1070

Larry Conrad, Manager of Landfill Operations provided an update to the subcommittee members regarding the marketing of a greenhouse project which will be heated by Stabilate and other waste resources from within the Region of Peel. The proposal was submitted under a Green Municipal Enabling Fund (GMEF) to assist in funding marketing strategies.

A staff report regarding Stabilate Process will be presented to General Committee on November 29, 2001.

Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works informed members that an evaluation and business case will be developed on the use of the greenhouse site. The estimated size of the greenhouse development will be 5 or 10 acres (2.02 - 4.04 hectares).

Andrew Pollock advised that emissions testing from the burning of waste resources to heat the greenhouse are said to be well below Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines.

Chair Kolb inquired on the use of the excess waste when the demand from the greenhouse for heat is low, such as July and August. Staff advised that the use of energy will be based on the crop to be grown within the Greenhouse, and should there be excess heat, steam could be diverted for the generation and sale of electricity.

d. Chinguacousy Landfill Site Hydrogeological Status

Received 2001-1071

Staff provided an update on the status of the leachate-impacted ground water collected at the site, and suggested that approximately 50 - 60 cubic metres (10998 - 13198 gallons) of leachate is pumped out of the site on a daily basis.

Councillor Morrison requested staff to keep her appraised of operations taking place on the site in an effort to address residents' concerns. Communication strategies for the site will be improved in an effort to gain resident confidence in Peel's management of the site.

e. Biannual Ground and Surface Water Monitoring Programs at Regional Landfill Sites

Received 2001-1072

Councillors questioned the commercial use of old landfill sites. Staff advised that there have been inquiries on the use of various sites, however none have proceeded beyond the inquiry stage. Further, the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) has a key role to play in approving the alternate use of landfill sites.

f. Review of Unsolicited New Waste Management Technologies

Received 2001-1073

Councillors expressed interests in revisiting the emerging technologies by touring sites in an effort to reacquaint themselves with the technologies.

g. Three-Bag Standard Program - Garbage Tag Pricing

Received 2001-1074

Andrew Pollock advised that the $2.00 per waste receptacle tag was for the cost of curbside waste collection and disposal only. This price excludes recycling, yard waste and apartments.

Mitch Zamojc reminded members of a previous presentation on user pay initiatives of industrial-residential cross subsidy impacts and the removal of subsidies should Peel choose to go to a full user pay program. Chair Kolb requested that the Commissioner of Public Works present the user pay initiatives of industrial-residential subsidies at the subcommittee's meeting scheduled for December 11, 2001.


Additional Items

h. Bolton Pilot Project - Update

Received 2001-1075

Councillor Harker requested an update on the Bolton Pilot Project. Andrew Pollock advised members that a report on the project will be presented at the December 11, 2001 subcommittee meeting.

i. Catch Basin Storm Water Waste Charges

Received 2001-1076

Councillor Harker requested an explanation of the costs billed to the Town of Caledon for the disposal of catch basin storm water waste. Staff were directed to contact Caledon staff to explain the changes by the Ministry of the Environment's (MOE) new requirements to test catch basin waste.

j. Closed Landfill Sites Use

Received 2001-1077

Chair Kolb requested staff to consider the use of landfill sites that have been closed. Specifically, is there merit for the cities and town, if they so choose, to develop the sites with bike paths and recreational uses. The Commissioner of Public Works agreed to review the options available.

Item 4a. was dealt with.

a. Republic Negotiations Update (Oral)
Presentation by Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management

Received 2001-1078

5. Communications


6. Next Meeting

The next meeting date of the Waste Management Subcommittee is scheduled for Tuesday, December 11, 2001 at 1:00 p.m., 5th Floor Boardroom, 10 Peel Centre Dr..


PW-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-D1. Barbara Bukowski, Resident of Kirkland Lake, Letter dated November 13, 2001, Requesting the Region of Peel to Make a Petition to Gordon McGuinty of Notre Development about the Kirkland Lake Residents Opposition on the Adams Mine Dump Proposal

Received 2001-1079

See also Resolutions 2001-1080 and 2001-1081

PW-D2. Anne Dmytruk, Resident of Kirkland Lake, Letter dated November 13, 2001, Opposing the Adams Mine Dump Proposal

Received 2001-1080

See also Resolutions 2001-1079 and 2001-1081

PW-D3. L. Gilbert, Resident of Martier Township, Letter dated November 13, 2001, Opposing the Adams Mine Dump Proposal

Received 2001-1081

See also Resolutions 2001-1080 and 2001-1081

PW-D4. Elizabeth Witmer, MPP, Minister of the Environment, Letter dated November 14, 2001, Granting the Region of Peel Financial Assistance for the Groundwater Studies

Received 2001-1082


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-A. Chief Administrative Officer

MA-A1. ROAD WATCH Decals on Regional Vehicles

RECOMMENDATION GC-193-2001:

Whereas the Region of Peel endorses the efforts of the ROAD WATCH Program to reduce aggressive driving on our roads and help make our community safe;

Therefore, be it resolved that all Region of Peel vehicles display ROAD WATCH decals to increase awareness of this important program in the community;

And further, that all future references to the title "ROAD WATCH" contained in Region of Peel reports, communications, and correspondence be formatted in capital letters.

Approved 2001-1083

MA-A2. Region of Peel Submissions to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues and the Prime Minister's Task Force on Future Opportunities in Farming

RECOMMENDATION GC-194-2001:

That the document "Region of Peel Submission to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues", attached as Appendix 1 of the report of the Chief Administrative Officer dated November 22, 2001, titled "Region of Peel Submissions to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues and Prime Minister's Task Force on Future Opportunities in Farming" be adopted as the Region of Peel's Submission to Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues;

And further, that copies of the submission be forwarded to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues and the area municipalities;

And further, that the document "Region of Peel Submission to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Future Opportunities in Farming", attached as Appendix 2 of the report of the Chief Administrative Officer dated November 22, 2001, titled "Region of Peel Submissions to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues and Prime Minister's Task Force on Future Opportunities in Farming" be adopted as the Region of Peel's Submission to Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Future Opportunities in Farming;

And further, that copies of the submission be forwarded to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Future Opportunities in Farming and the area municipalities;

And further, that the report of the Town of Caledon titled "Brief to the Prime Minister's Task Force on the Future Opportunities in Farming" be attached to the subject report for submission.

Approved 2001-1084


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B. Ambulance and Emergency Programs

MA-B1. 2001 - 2002 Fleet And Equipment Requirements For Peel Regional Ambulance Services

RECOMMENDATION GC-195-2001:

That Regional Council approve a payment of $705,000, including applicable taxes, to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Emergency Health Services Branch, for the purchase of five (5) ambulances, one (1) first response vehicle, and related patient transportation and medical equipment in 2001;

And further, that Regional Council approve the award of a contract to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Emergency Health Services Branch, for the purchase of six (6) ambulances, one (1) first response vehicle, and related patient transportation and medical equipment in 2002 for a total approximate value of $730,000, subject to Regional Council approval of the 2002 Region of Peel Capital Budget submission;

And further, that funds be provided from Capital Project Number 017900 account #25039 and Capital Project Number 017902 account #25030;

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

Approved 2001-1085


MA-C. Clerk's

MA-C1. Appointment to the Chinguacousy Health Services Board

RECOMMENDATION GC-196-2001:

That Councillor Gael Miles be appointed to the Chinguacousy Health Services Board for a term ending on December 31, 2002, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Approved 2001-1086

MA-C2. Document Execution By-law Update

Received 2001-1087


MA-D. Communication Services

MA-D1. Region of Peel Web Site Redesign

Received 2001-1088


FINANCE

MA-E. Corporate Finance

MA-E1. 2002 Sinking Fund Provisional Payments Regarding Outstanding Sinking Fund Debenture Debt

RECOMMENDATION GC-197-2001:

That the City of Mississauga, the City of Brampton, the Town of Caledon and the Peel District School Board be advised of their 2002 sinking fund payments of $2,575,000 as outlined per Appendix "A" of the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance dated November 13, 2001, titled "2002 Sinking Fund Provisional Payments regarding Outstanding Sinking Fund Debenture Debt".

Approved 2001-1089


MA-F. Financial Services

MA-F1. Purchasing By-law - Consolidated

RECOMMENDATION GC-198-2001:

That the new Purchasing By-law recommended for presentation to Council by the Audit Subcommittee through recommendation ASC-12-2001 further reflect those changes required so that the new by-law governs the purchase of goods and services for both Region municipal and Peel Regional Police purposes, as set out in the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated November 15, 2001 and titled "Purchasing By-law - Consolidated."

Approved 2001-1090

See also Resolution 2001-1092


MA-G. Internal Audit

MA-G1. Minutes of the Audit Subcommittee Meeting held on November 15, 2001

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-11-2001:

That the agenda for the November 15, 2001, Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2001-1091


3. REPORTS

a) Purchasing By-law

RECOMMENDATION ASC-12-2001:

That the Purchasing By-law 50-96 be repealed;

And further, that a new by-law referred to as the "Region of Peel Purchasing By-law, 2001" be enacted to incorporate the changes recommended in the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance dated September 20, 2001, titled "Purchasing By-law";

And further, that the new by-law govern the purchase of goods and services for both municipal and Peel Regional Police purposes;

And further, that a consolidated report on the new Purchasing By-law, including the legal opinion presented at the November 15, 2001 Audit Subcommittee, be presented to General Committee on November 29, 2001.

Approved 2001-1092

See also Resolution 2001-1090


MA-H. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-H1. Len Mikulich, City Clerk, Clerk's Office, City of Brampton, Letter dated October 29, 2001, Regarding City of Brampton Governance

Received 2001-1093

MA-H2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 30, 2001, Regarding the End of Public Hearings in the Walkerton Inquiry Process (Receipt recommended)

Received 2001-1094

MA-H3. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 6, 2001, Regarding the Introduction of the Ontarians with Disabilities Act (ODA)
Received 2001-1095

MA-H4. Dick O'Brien, Chair, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated October 25, 2001, Regarding TRCA Annual Report for 2000

Received 2001-1096

MA-H5. Andy Mitchell, Secretary of State for Rural Development and Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, Letter dated November 2, 2001, Regarding Federal and Provincial Support of the Canada Ontario Infrastructure Program (COIP) Projects

Received 2001-1097


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Administration

PL-A1. Region of Peel, Regional Planning Atlas, Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) Excellence in Planning Award 2001

Received 2001-1098

PL-A2. Planning Department Organization - Revised

RECOMMENDATION GC-199-2001:

That the Commissioner of Planning be authorized to proceed with the recruitment of the two vacant Directors' positions in the Planning department.

Approved 2001-1099


PL-B. Development Review and Transportation Planning

PL-B1. Sub-Delegation of Subdivision and Condominium Approval Authority to the Town of Caledon

RECOMMENDATION GC-200-2001:

That Regional By-law 9-2001 delegating the Town of Caledon authority to approve plans of subdivision and condominium be amended to include applications submitted before March 28, 1995;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated November 5, 2001 titled "Sub-delegation of Subdivision and Condominium Approval Authority to the Town of Caledon" be forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the Town of Caledon for information.

Approved 2001-1100

PL-B2. The Honourable David Collenette's Letter and the Airport Rail Link to Pearson Airport

RECOMMENDATION GC-201-2001:

That the letter shown in Appendix I of the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated November 13, 2001, titled "The Honourable David Collenette's Letter and the Airport Rail Link to Pearson Airport" from the Federal Minister of Transport, the Honourable David Collenette, dated October 31, 2001 which outlines the Government of Canada's position on funding for municipal transit, be received;

And further, that Transport Canada demonstrate and ensure that the proposed direct rail link between Pearson Airport and downtown Toronto (the Airport Rail Link) will enhance planned GO Rail services on the Georgetown GO Line to provide a higher level of transit service to the residents of Malton and Brampton and points west of Peel;

And further, that Transport Canada involve the Regional Municipality of Peel, the City of Brampton, the City of Mississauga and GO Transit in the Steering Committee directing the Airport Rail Link study;

And further, that the Federal Government use the Greater Toronto Services Board (GTSB) report "Making Progress in Removing Roadblocks", which has identified seven transit corridors in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), two of which are in Peel, and GO Rail improvements such as all day service on the Milton and Georgetown GO Lines, as having a higher priority than a transit link to the Airport;

And further, that the Federal Government assist with the funding of these high priority projects;

And further, that the subject report be forwarded to the Federal Minister of Transport (Honourable David Collenette) along with Council Resolution 1999-743 for action;

And further, that the subject report be forwarded to the City of Mississauga, the City of Brampton, the Town of Caledon, the Ministry of Transportation, the City of Toronto, GO Transit, the City of Hamilton, Regional Municipalities in the GTA, Peel Area MP's, MPP's and the Greater Toronto Services Board for information.

Approved 2001-1101

PL-B3. Region of York Official Plan Amendment Number 19 and Amendment Number 26 (Petro Canada) and City of Vaughan Official Plan Amendment Number 534 (Guscon)

Received 2001-1102


PL-C. Planning Policy and Research

PL-C1. Impacts of Bill 122 and the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan

RECOMMENDATION GC-202-2001:

That Regional Council receive the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated November 15, 2001, titled "Impacts of Bill 122 and the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan" and the attached appendices;

And further, that the subject report and appendices be forwarded to the Province as the Region of Peel's input into Bill 122 and the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan;

And further, that Regional Council request the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to amend the proposed Bill 122 and draft Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan in accordance with the subject report;

And further, that Provincial staff be requested to consult with the Region of Peel on the development of implementation regulations, manuals and guidelines being prepared by the Province in support of Bill 122 and the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be sent to the area municipalities in Peel Region, adjacent Regions and area municipalities, Counties and Conservation Authorities, the Region of Durham, and interested parties, for their information;

And further, that the Region of Peel request additional funding from the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing for the additional responsibilities downloaded to the Region of Peel for the Oak Ridges Moraine conservation plan.

Approved 2001-1103

PL-C2. Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 3

RECOMMENDATION GC-203-2001:

That the necessary by-law adopting Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 3 be presented to Regional Council;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated November 15, 2001 titled "Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 3" be forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), the City of Mississauga, the City of Brampton, the Town of Caledon and those parties who requested notification, for information.

Approved 2001-1104

See also Resolutions 2001-1105 and 2001-1106

PL-C3. Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 4

RECOMMENDATION GC-204-2001:

That the necessary by-law adopting Regional Official Plan Amendment (OPA) Number 4 be presented to Regional Council;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated November 15, 2001 titled "Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 4" be forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), the City of Mississauga, the City of Brampton, the Town of Caledon and those parties who requested notification, for their information.

Approved 2001-1105

See also Resolutions 2001-1104 and 2001-1106

PL-C4. Minutes of the Public Meeting on the Proposed Official Plan Amendment (OPA) Numbers 3 and 4 to the Official Plan (OP) held November 15, 2001

Received 2001-1106

See also Resolutions 2001-1104 and 2001-1105


PL-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-D1. Minutes of the Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group (PAAWG) Meeting held on October 23, 2001

Received 2001-1107

PL-D2. Chris Hodgson, MPP, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated October 12, 2001, Regarding Premier Mike Harris' Announcement about the Government of Ontario's Plan on the Public Transit System

Received 2001-1108

PL-D3. Len Mikulich, City Clerk, City of Brampton, Letter dated November 2, 2001, Regarding the City of Brampton's Response to the Provincial Policy Statement, Five Year Review

Referred to Planning 2001-1109

PL-D4. Peter Dorton, Project Manager, Ministry of Transportation, Letter dated November 6, 2001, Acknowledging the Region of Peel's Letter on the Joint Report of the Commissioner of Planning and Commissioner of Public Works dated June 7, 2001, titled "Springdale Transportation Cap - Increase to 13,000 Units"

Referred to Planning and Public Works 2001-1110

The Regional Chair requested a motion to waive the rules of Procedural By-law 54-1999 to extend the General Committee meeting curfew to finish the remaining items on the agenda.

RECOMMENDATION GC-205-2001:

That the General Committee meeting curfew of 3:30 p.m. be extended in order to complete the remaining business on the agenda.

Approved 2001-1111


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. Housing

HO-A1. City of Toronto Report on New Rental Housing

RECOMMENDATION GC-206-2001:

That the report of the Commissioners of Housing and Property and Planning dated November 13, 2001, titled "City of Toronto Report on New Rental Housing", be endorsed in order to support the City of Toronto report "Unlocking the Opportunity for New Rental Housing: A Call to Action" and encourage opportunities to build much needed rental housing in Peel Region;

And further, that Council endorse the recommendations 1-12 in Appendix I of the subject report from the City of Toronto report aimed at encouraging the Federal and Provincial governments to take immediate action to stimulate the development of much needed new rental housing;

And further, that Council request that Housing and Planning staff, in consultation with area municipal staff, review and report back on the feasibility of taking action on recommendations 13-16 in Appendix I of the subject report from the City of Toronto "Rental Action Plan" report and prepare a joint report on the potential for municipal implementation;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be distributed to area MP's and MPP's, the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and the City of Toronto as Peel's support of the City of Toronto report recommendations, and the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon, for information.

Approved 2001-1112

HO-A2. Merger of Peel Regional Housing Corporation and Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation

RECOMMENDATION GC-207-2001:

That the Regional Corporation, in its capacity as sole shareholder of Peel Regional Housing Corporation (PRHC), authorize PRHC to amalgamate with Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation ("Peel Living") on substantially the same terms and conditions in the draft agreement and plan of arrangement attached as Appendix I to the Report dated November 1, 2001 by the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager of Peel Living entitled Merger of Peel Regional Housing Corporation and Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation;

And further, that the Regional Corporation consent in writing to the following Special Resolution of the Peel Regional Housing Corporation (PRHC):

"Be it resolved that:

1. The Corporation be and is hereby authorized and directed to enter into an arrangement with Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation ("PNPHC"), a corporation incorporated under Part III of the Corporations Act (Ontario), including the amalgamation of the Corporation with PNPHC effective December 31, 2001, or as soon thereafter as possible, pursuant to Section 182 of the Business Corporations Act (Ontario), and for such purpose to enter into an Arrangement Agreement with PNPHC dated the 6th day of December, 2001 (the "Arrangement Agreement"), in or substantially in, the same form and containing substantially the same terms and conditions as the draft agreement presented to the undersigned sole shareholder.

2. Any Officer or Director of the Corporation be and is hereby authorized and directed to execute the Arrangement Agreement on behalf of the Corporation and to do all acts and things and to execute or cause to be executed whether under corporate seal or otherwise all such transfers, assignments, instruments, agreements and documents, to apply for and obtain the requisite order of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and to send Articles of Arrangement to the Director under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario), all as may be necessary or desirable to secure approval and to complete the arrangement."

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

Approved 2001-1113

HO-B. Property

HO-B1. Encroachment Agreement, Mississauga Road (Regional Road 1) and Mayfield Road (Regional Road 14) Owner: Pioneer Hi-Bred Production Ltd. - Town of Caledon, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION GC-208-2001:

That the encroachment on Mississauga Road and Mayfield Road, being a post and wire fence at 12111 Mississauga Road in the Town of Caledon, be permitted to remain in accordance with the terms and conditions in the Encroachment Agreement dated the 22nd day of October, 2001 between The Regional Municipality of Peel and Pioneer Hi-Bred Production Ltd., as permitted under Section 308, Paragraph 3 of the Municipal Act;

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;

And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to affix electronically the signatures of the Regional Solicitor and the Regional Clerk to those documents required for title registration purposes.

Approved 2001-1114

HO-B2. Provision of Real Estate Services to the Town of Caledon, Reconstruction of Albion-Vaughan Road and Caledon-King Town Line from King Street Northerly and George Bolton Parkway, from Highway 50 to Albion-Vaughan Road

RECOMMENDATION GC-209-2001:

That the Agreement from the Town of Caledon for the provision of Regional real estate services for Town of Caledon projects (i) Reconstruction of Albion-Vaughan Road and Caledon-King Town Line from King Street Northerly; and (ii) George Bolton Parkway from Highway 50 to Albion-Vaughan Road, be approved by the Regional Corporation;

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

Approved 2001-1115

HO-B3. Peel Ownership Demonstration Project, West Side of Cawthra Road, North of CNR Railway Line - City of Mississauga, Ward 1

Deferred to the January 17, 2002 General Committee meeting 2001-1116

Staff Reports

a) Provincially Funded Groundwater Studies - Region of Peel Confirmation

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That the Region of Peel agrees with the Ministry of Environment (MOE) Terms and Conditions for Provincially Funded Groundwater Studies issued in November 2001;

And further, that the Region of Peel will undertake the Provincially Funded Studies in the Region in accordance with the above Terms and Conditions;

And further, that the Region of Peel will contribute financial resources to the balance required to complete the studies;

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

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the Ministry of Environment (MOE).

Carried 2001-1117


8. BY-LAWS

a) Regional

Three Readings

By-law 39-2001: A by-law governing the execution of documents on behalf of The Regional Municipality of Peel, and to repeal By-law 81-88, as amended and By-law 57-89, as amended.

By-law 56-2001: A by-law to amend By-law 9-2001, being a by-law to delegate the authority to approve plans of subdivision and condominium descriptions under Section 51.2(2) of the Planning Act.

By-law 58-2001: A by-law to amend By-law 20-2001 titled "A by-law to repeal By-law 80-96 and establish a by-law to regulate the collection of waste in the Region of Peel".

By-law 59-2001: A by-law to provide for the Regional Corporation's consent to permit an encroachment onto parts of Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) and Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road) in the Town of Caledon.

By-law 61-2001: A by-law to amend By-law 54-1999 titled "A by-law to govern the calling, place, and proceedings of the meetings of Council and its committees and the conduct of their members and to repeal By-law 50-95, as amended by By-laws 20-96 and 35-97".

By-law 62-2001: A by-law governing the purchase and disposal of goods and services and to repeal By-law 50-96.

By-law 63-2001: A by-law to adopt Official Plan Amendment Number 3.

By-law 64-2001: A by-law to adopt Official Plan Amendment Number 4.

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 39-2001 as revised, 56-2001, 58-2001, 59-2001, and 61-2001 to 64-2001 inclusive, be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed.

Carried 2001-1118


9. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Nomination Process - 2002 - Update

Received 2001-1119

The Regional Clerk's memo regarding the extension of the terms of office for the GTAA Board members was briefly discussed. The Clerk advised in her communication to Council members, that the GTAA Board of Directors passed By-law Number 12 authorizing a one year extension of the current board's terms of office, further to Region of Peel Resolution 2001-972. Both the GTAA by-law and Peel's resolution are expected to be well received by the Minister of Transport.

b) Contract Awards - Long Term Care Facilities

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-1134

Additional Item

c) Town of Orangeville Sewage Treatment Plant

Moved by Councillor Sinclair,
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That the Chair write a letter to the Honourable Elizabeth Witmer, Minister of the Environment regarding the Town of Orangeville Sewage Treatment Plant to request the following information:

1. The designed and approved capacity of the plant in relation to the population and commercial/industry served;

2. The number duration and volume of sewage spills during the year 2001;

3. What actions the Ministry of Environment has taken in response to the sewage spills;

4. What actions the Ministry of Environment has requested the Town of Orangeville take to prevent future spills;

5. Why the citizens of the Town of Orangeville and the Town of Caledon were not informed of the spills and when will they be;

6. The status and results of the monitoring program required by the decision of the 1982 Environmental Assessment Hearing for the Orangeville Sewage Treatment Plant;

And further, that copies of the request be circulated to the Mayors and Councils of the Cities of Brampton, Mississauga, Town of Caledon, Town of Orangeville and the Credit Valley Conservation.

Carried 2001-1120

See also Resolution 2001-1021


In Camera Matters - General Committee In Camera Minutes and Items 11a to 11d inclusive were dealt with.

General Committee

  GC-2001-11 - General Committee In Camera Minutes
  Meeting held November 29, 2001

Additional Item

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

Received 2001-1121


In Camera Matters - Item G9 was dealt with.

G9. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation

Referred to Corporate Services 2001-1122


Additional Item

G10. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation

Received 2001-1123


Waste Management Subcommittee

  WMSC-2001-6 Waste Management Subcommittee In Camera Minutes
  Meeting held November 13, 2001

4. The security of the property of the Regional Corporation

Received 2001-1124


G1. A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

RECOMMENDATION GC-210-2001:

That the Offer to Sell Agreement for Fee Simple, Permanent and Temporary Easements from ACP Holdings Ltd., Otfri Holdings Ltd., Hewepe Holdings Ltd. and Geromaco Inc. for the lands described as Part of Block 5 on Registered Plan 43M-589, City of Mississauga, Regional Municipality of Peel (formerly Township of Toronto, County of Peel), for the purchase price of $80,000 plus GST be accepted by the Regional Corporation;

And further that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 00-4030;

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 affix electronically the signatures of the Regional Solicitor and the Regional Clerk to those documents required for title registration purposes;

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

Approved 2001-1125

G2. The security of the property of the Regional Corporation

Referred to December 6, 2001 Regional Council meeting 2001-1126

G3. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation

RECOMMENDATION GC-211-2001:

That a motion be brought to the Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court) for leave to appeal from Decision No. 1659 of the Ontario Municipal Board dated October 12, 2001 in the matter of certain appeals under the Development Charges Act brought by or through Mid-Airport Developments Ltd. respecting lands within Registered Plan 43M-931 located east of Airport Road, north of Highway 407 and south of Intermodal Drive in the City of Brampton; and

Further, that additional funding of $140,000 be transferred from the Corporate Working Funds Reserve to capital project 99-7602 to include an amount of $80,000 required for extended purchasing authority to retain the services of Kagan, Zucker, Feldbloom, Shastri for the conduct of the appeal.

Approved 2001-1127

G4. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation

RECOMMENDATION GC-212-2001:

That Council authorize the purchase of legal and expert services including disbursements to a maximum of $350,000 for the purpose of defending claims concerning land expropriation for the Mavis Road and Highway 407 Interchange;

And further, that the funds be drawn from capital project 964122.

Approved 2001-1128

G5. A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Harker;

That Recommendation GC-213-2001 be amended to read as follows:

"That the Lease Extension Agreement between Orlando Corporation as Landlord and The Regional Municipality of Peel as Tenant for the premises located on Matheson Boulevard in the City of Mississauga, as outlined in the In Camera report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property dated November 12, 2001, be approved subject to the approval of the Peel Police Services Board on December 14, 2001;

And further, that the Region has, at the Region's sole discretion, the option to extend the Lease Extension Agreement for up to an additional four months on the same terms and conditions upon notice and prepayment of rent to the Landlord;

And further, that funds for and associated with the Lease and Lease Extension Agreement be provided from Cost Centre PA20200 and Account 23904;

And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to affix electronically the signatures of the Regional Solicitor and the Regional Clerk to those documents required for title registration purposes;

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."

Carried 2001-1129

G6. A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

RECOMMENDATION GC-214-2001:

That the Offer to Sell Agreement from GlaxoSmithKline Inc. for the lands described as Part of Lot 12, Concession 4 West of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga, Regional Municipality of Peel (formerly Township of Toronto, County of Peel), for the purchase price of $ 43,920 plus GST. be accepted by the Regional Corporation;

And further, that the Regional Corporation construct, at GlaxoSmithKline's expense, for a price estimated at $ 41,000, a north bound right turn lane and install traffic signal conduits and handwells as outlined in the Offer to Sell Agreement;

And further, that the encroachments of two stone retaining wall and landscaping structures onto Mississauga Road (Regional Road #1) be permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions in the Encroachment Agreement dated the 5th day of November, 2001 between The Regional Municipality of Peel and GlaxoSmithKline Inc.;

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

And further that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 00-4030;

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 this transaction including the execution of all statutory declarations and undertakings required;

And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to affix electronically the signatures of the Regional Solicitor and the Regional Clerk to those documents required for title registration purposes.

Approved 2001-1130

G7. Labour relations or employee negotiations

Received 2001-1131

G8. Labour relations or employee negotiations

Received 2001-1132

G9. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-1122


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

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That the purchase from 2725312 Canada Inc. of the Fee Simple, Permanent and Temporary Easement requirements over the lands described as Part of Lots 3 and 10 on Registered Plan 43M-964 and Part of Block 18 on Registered Plan 43M-965, City of Mississauga, Regional Municipality of Peel (formerly Township of Toronto, County of Peel), for the purchase price of $ 31,221 plus GST, be approved by the Regional Corporation subject to obtaining a signed Offer to Sell Agreement in a form satisfactory to the Commissioner of Public Works and the Office of the Regional Solicitor;

And further that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 00-4030;

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 this transaction including the execution of all statutory declarations and undertakings required;

And further that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to affix electronically the signatures of the Regional Solicitor and the Regional Clerk to those documents required for title registration purposes.

Carried 2001-1133

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

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the purchase from Pitminster Investments Ltd. of the Fee Simple and Permanent Easement requirements over the lands described as Part of Block 4 on Registered Plan 43M-589, City of Mississauga, Regional Municipality of Peel (formerly Township of Toronto, County of Peel), for the purchase price of $78,000 plus GST, be approved by the Regional Corporation subject to obtaining a signed Offer to Sell Agreement in a form satisfactory to the Commissioner of Public Works and the Office of the Regional Solicitor;

And further that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 00-4030;

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 this transaction including the execution of all statutory declarations and undertakings required;

And further that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to affix electronically the signatures of the Regional Solicitor and the Regional Clerk to those documents required for title registration purposes.

Carried 2001-1134

c) Labour relations or employee negotiations

Received 2001-1135

d) Labour relations or employee negotiations

Received 2001-1136


10. NOTICES OF MOTION

RECESS

Council recessed at 12:28 p.m.

Council reconvened at 1:07 p.m.

ROLL CALL

Members: L. Bissellw, G. Carlson, F. Dale, S. DiMarcow, S. Fennellw, C. Gyles, C. Harker, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, H. McCallionw, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, M. Prenticew, C. Seglins, I. Sinclair, R. Whitehead
 
Members Absent: R. Begley due to illness; C. Corbasson, K. Mahoney, G. Miles due to other municipal business; P. Saito due to a personal matter

11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Gyles;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider a Council report relating to:

  • The security of the property of the Regional Corporation

    Carried 2001-1137

Councillor Fennell departed at 1:31 p.m.
Councillor DiMarco departed at 1:40 p.m.
Councillor Bissell departed at 2:25 p.m.

Additional Item

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

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

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

Carried 2001-1138

Councillor McCallion departed at 2:50 p.m.
Councillor Prentice departed at 2:55 p.m.

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That Council move out of In Camera.

Carried 2001-1139

Other Business - Item 9b was dealt with.

b) Contract Awards - Long Term Care Facilities

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That subject to approval by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) a contract for the construction of the 160 bed Long Term Care Facility in Brampton, be entered into with Bondfield Construction Company Limited in the amount of $22,535,000 (excluding taxes) under Capital Project Number 01-0060;

And further, that subject to approval by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) a contract for the construction of the 160 bed Long Term Care Facility located in Mississauga, be entered into with Bondfield Construction Company Limited in the amount of $22,879,000 (excluding taxes) under Capital Project Number 07-0070;

And further, that staff be authorized to approve such changes, additions and/or deletions from the work as may be reasonably required for the proper management of these projects, provided that they are within the funding available for the approved capital budgets for these projects;

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

Carried 2001-1140

See also Resolutions 2001-1036, 2001-1052 and 2001-1053

  GC-2001-11 - General Committee In Camera Minutes
  Meeting held November 29, 2001

This item was dealt with under Resolutions 2001-1121 to 2001-1132 inclusive

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

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-1133

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

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-1134

c) Labour relations or employee negotiations

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-1135

d) Labour relations or employee negotiations

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-1136

e) The security of the property of the Regional Corporation

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That an agreement be entered into with Republic Services Inc., Republic Services of Canada Inc., Republic Services of Michigan I, LLC, doing business as Carleton Farms, and Wilson Logistics Inc. for the haulage and disposal of waste in Michigan, in accordance with the terms outlined in the in camera report from the Commissioner of Public Works dated November 12, 2001;

And further, that the Regional Corporation's duly authorized signing officers be authorized to execute all documents required.

Carried 2001-1141


11A. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA MATTERS

Three Readings

By-law 60-2001: 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 City of Mississauga.

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Whitehead;

That the by-law listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-law 60-2001, be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed.

Carried 2001-1142


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Harker;

That By-law 66-2001 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on December 6, 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 2001-1143


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 3:11 p.m.

B. Zeran
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Regional Clerk
  E. Kolb
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Regional Chair