THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
May 30, 2002

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:36 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.

1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Prentice recited the prayer.

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

R. Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer and Acting Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; D. Labrecque, Director, Corporate Finance; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; D. Szwarc, Commissioner of Social Services; P. Graham, Commissioner of Health; Dr. D. McKeown, Medical Officer of Health; L. Nashman, Director of Human Resources; C. Gravlev, Acting Regional Clerk; A. Macintyre, Legislative Co-ordinator


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) May 9, 2002, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Bissell,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on May 9, 2002 be approved.

Carried 2002-573


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Gyles,
Seconded by Councillor Harker;

That the minutes of the May 23, 2002 General Committee minutes be amended to reflect Councillor Prentice departing due to other municipal business;

And further, that By-law 33-2002, section 5-11 be revised prior to enactment as follows:

"No occupier/owner shall set out recycling material, white goods, yard waste and where the Peel Organic Composting Program Service is provided composting material in a garbage receptacle or in a contrainer used for the purpose of on site collection";

And further, that the agenda for the May 30, 2002 Regional Council meeting, as amended, be approved.

Carried 2002-574

See also Resolution 2002-580


Item 7-2-a was dealt with.

7. REPORTS

2. Staff Reports

a) Regional Programs Win Seven Awards for Communications Excellence
Presentation by Michael Goldrup, Director, Communication Services

Received 2002-575

Members of Council and the Executive Management Team commended Mike Goldrup, Director of Communication Services, for his leadership and the Communication Services staff for their excellent quality of work and tremendous sense of co-operation.


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Keith Ward, Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager of Peel Living Regarding Social Housing Reserve Fund Adequacy

Received 2002-576

b) Neil Davis, Davis Webb Schulze & Moon, Barristers and Solicitors Regarding Eight Acres Limited/Freehold International and the Release of Draft Plans of Subdivision 21T-86082B and 21T-86103B Located at Ray Lawson Boulevard and Chinguacousy Road, City of Brampton

Received 2002-577

See also Resolutions 2002-578 and 2002-579


Councillor Dale departed at 10:40 a.m., due to other municipal business

c) R. I. Hooshley, Vice President, Metrus Development Inc. Regarding Eight Acres Limited/Freehold International and Repayment to King Knoll Developments Ltd. for Sanitary Sewer Servicing of Subdivision 21T-86082B and 21T-86103B Located at Ray Lawson Boulevard and Chinguacousy Road, City of Brampton

Received 2002-578

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That Regional Council deny the request of Davis Webb Schulze & Moon, Barristers and Solicitors, to release plans on 21T-86082B and 21T-86103B of subdivision for registration with respect to a sanitary sewer and pumping station and forcemain.

Carried 2002-579

See also Resolution 2002-577 and 2002-578


6. COMMUNICATIONS


Item 8a. was dealt with.

8. BY-LAWS

a) Regional

Three Readings

By-law 33-2002: A by-law to consolidate the by-laws that regulate the collection of waste in the Region of Peel and to repeal By-laws 20-2001, 50-2001, and 58-2001.

Deferred to the June 20, 2002 Regional Council Meeting to allow for further amendments 2002-580

See also Resolutions 2002-574 and 2002-617


RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 11:48 a.m.
Regional Council reconvened at 11:57 a.m.

ROLL CALL

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

Additional Item

GO Parking Site in Brampton (Oral)

Received 2002-581

Councillor Palleschi expressed his disappointment with GO's purchase of a site zoned as high density residential for use as a GO parking lot.


7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2002-8) meeting held on May 23, 2002

C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-100-2002:

That the agenda for the May 23, 2002, General Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2002-582


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair and Joseph Moore, General Manager of Ambulance and Emergency Programs Presenting an Award for Bravery to Brennan Kerrigan, a Peel Regional Ambulance Services Paramedic

Received 2002-583

Chair Emil Kolb and Joseph Moore, General Manager of Ambulance and Emergency Programs, presented the Award for Bravery to Brennan Kerrigan, a Peel Regional Ambulance Services Paramedic for his heroic efforts in saving the life of a Mississauga man. Brennan and two Peel Regional Police Officers pulled the man from a burning vehicle seconds before it exploded and was engulfed in flames.


D2. Christine Majeau, Teacher, and Kaylea Warrick, Student, Allan A. Martin Senior Public School Speaking About the Tobacco Youth Initiative at their School

Received 2002-584

See also Resolution 2002-607

Councillor Harker presented two Region of Peel T-shirts to Christine Majeau and Kaylea Warrick for their initiative in addressing tobacco use at their school.


D3. Drew Brown, Mayor, Town of Orangeville; Rick Schwarzer, Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Orangeville; Gael Campbell, Councillor, Town of Orangeville; Jerry Fitchko, Principal, Beak Environmental Specialists; and Peter Rupcic, Client Services Representative, Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) Regarding the Operation of the Town of Orangeville's Water Pollution Control Plant

Received 2002-585

The delegation addressed concerns that were raised at a previous General Committee meeting regarding a spill that occurred last year at the Orangeville Water Pollution Control Plant. Drew Brown, Mayor of the Town of Orangeville advised that the article released by the Toronto Star titled "Unsafe Sewage Discharged by Plant" was inaccurate and misleading. Members of the delegation stated that the spill was a result of an unlikely combination of circumstances and the Mayor committed to improving communications with the Region of Peel and the Town of Caledon to address natural environmental issues.


Item D5. was dealt with.

D5. Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Andrew Pollock, Director of Waste Management Regarding the Three Bag Standard Program - Garbage Tag Pricing Received 2002-586

See also Resolution 2002-623

D4. Gordon Stewart, Chair, Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) of Peel Regarding the Rationale for Changes to Community Care Access Centres and the Potential Impacts They May Have on the Residents of Peel

Received 2002-587

Gordon Stewart thanked Committee members for the invitation to appear to provide an update on the recent changes to CCACs brought about by Bill 130. He advised that CCACs provide services in homes and institutions such as schools and long term care facilities to people of all ages. Under Bill 130 the CCACs are responsible for forming a Community Advisory Council whose membership will include senior staff selected by the CCAC, hospitals, long-term care facilities and community support services.

D5. Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Andrew Pollock, Director of Waste Management Regarding the Three Bag Standard Program - Garbage Tag Pricing

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2002-586


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Planning Policy and Research

PL-A1. Authorization to Appeal City of Vaughan Official Plan Amendment Applications by G.M. Plummer (York Truck Centre) and C. Livingston (Hydraulic Equipment and Service Facility)

RECOMMENDATION GC-101-2002:

That the Commissioner of Planning appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments by the City of Vaughan regarding applications by G.M. Plummer (York Truck Centre) and C. Livingston (Hydraulic Equipment and Service Facility) if Notice of Approval under Section 17 of the Planning Act is received prior to satisfying Region of Peel interests and concerns;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated May 7, 2002, titled "Authorization to Appeal City of Vaughan Official Plan Amendment Applications by G.M. Plummer (York Truck Centre) and C. Livingston (Hydraulic Equipment and Service Facility)" be forwarded to the City of Vaughan, Region of York, City of Brampton and Town of Caledon for their information.

Approved 2002-588

PL-A2. Public Meeting to Consider Amendment Number 5 to the Regional Official Plan (OPA) (Airport Operating Area)

RECOMMENDATION GC-102-2002:

That a Public Meeting regarding Official Plan Amendment Number 5 commence at 9:30 a.m. on June 20, 2002;

And further, that the regularly scheduled Regional Council meeting commence immediately following the Public Meeting.

Approved 2002-589

Councillor Saito made an amendment to the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated May 14, 2002, titled "Public Meeting to Consider Amendment Number 5 to the Regional Official Plan (OPA) (Airport Operating Area)" Section 5.6.6.2.4 of Appendix 1 to read as follows:

To prohibit the development, redevelopment and infill of new residential and sensitive land uses, as defined for the purposes of this section as hospitals, nursing homes daycare facilities and public and private schools in L.B.P.I.A. Operating Area outlined on Schedule "H".


PL-C. Transportation Planning

PL-C1. GO Train Station Proposed in Bolton

To be dealt with at the May 30, 2002 Regional Council Meeting

See also Resolution 2002-635


PL-B. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-B1. Judy Sgro, MP, York West and Chair, Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues; Dr. Bernard Patry, MP, Pierrefonds-Dollard and Vice-Chair, Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues; and, The Honourable Tommy Banks, Senator (Alberta), Vice-Chair, Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues, Letter dated April 30, 2002, Presenting to the Prime Minister the Interim Report of the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues

RECOMMENDATION GC-103-2002:

Whereas the Prime Minister's Task Force on Urban Issues has been tabled with recommendations;

And whereas, the Government of Canada recognizes the need to sustain urban regions;

And whereas, the Task Force recognizes the need to participate in community building with an emphasis on housing and transportation issues;

Therefore be it resolved that the Region of Peel respond to the recommendations and request further dialogue and consultation before the final report is submitted.

Approved 2002-590

PL-B2. Bob Speller, MP, Haldimand-Norfolk-Brant, Letter dated April 17, 2002, Presenting the Interim Report of the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Future Opportunities in Farming

Received 2002-591

PL-B3. Edward Sajecki, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), Letter dated April 24, 2002, Regarding the Final Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan

Referred to Planning 2002-592

PL-B4. Cheri Cowan, Town Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated May 9, 2002, Regarding Privatization of Hydro One and the Transmission Corridors

Received 2002-593

PL-B5. Len Mikulich, City Clerk, City of Brampton, Letter dated May 6, 2002, Regarding City of Brampton Official Plan Review

Received 2002-594

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. Housing

HO-A1. Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA) - Asset and Income Limit Policies

RECOMMENDATION GC-104-2002:

That Regional Council affirm that no asset limits or income limits be set at this time, pursuant to Council's authority under the Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA).

Approved 2002-595

HO-A2. Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA) - Implementing Rent Increases of $10 or Less

RECOMMENDATION GC-105-2002:

That Council approve the administrative procedures as set out in Appendix I of the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living, dated May 9, 2002, titled "Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA) - Implementing Rent Increases of $10 or Less".

Approved 2002-596

HO-A3. Rent Supplement Programs

Received 2002-597


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-B1. Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA) - Canadian Housing Update - April 2002

Received 2002-598

HO-B2. Chris Hodgson, MPP, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated April 29, 2002, Responding to the Region's Letter of February 14, 2002 Concerning the Positions Taken by Regional Council on Current Issues in Social Housing Programs Administered by the Region of Peel

Received 2002-599

HO-B3. John Manley, Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Letter dated April 15, 2002, Acknowledging the Region's Letter of February 25, 2002, Regarding Affordable Housing

Received 2002-600

HO-B4. Chris Hodgson, MPP, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated April 17, 2002, Acknowledging the Region's Letter of February 25, 2002, Concerning the Social Housing Reform Act, 2000 as it Relates to Victims of Family Violence

Received 2002-601

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-A. General Services

HS-A1. Community Programs Funding/Multi-Year Funding Agreements with Established Agencies

RECOMMENDATION GC-106-2002:

That Regional Council approve Caledon/Dufferin Victim Services for funding under a two year funding agreement in the amount of $12,750 per year for 2002 and 2003 to be financed from Social Services current budget (CF00012 56743);

And further, that funding be approved for Boys and Girls Club of Peel in the amount of $25,000 for 2002 to be financed from Social Services current budget (CF00012 56743).

Approved 2002-602


HS-B. Children's Services

HS-B1. Children's Services' Transfer of Responsibility Update

Received 2002-603


HEALTH

HS-C. Environmental Health

HS-C1. Smog Summit 2002

RECOMMENDATION GC-107-2002:

That Regional Council approve the 2002 Joint Smog Summit Initiatives as outlined in Appendix I and the Region of Peel's 2002 Actions to Improve Air Quality as outlined in Appendix II of the joint report of the Commissioners of Health, Planning, Housing and Property and General Manager of Peel Living, Public Works, and Medical Officer of Health, dated April 29, 2002, titled "Smog Summit 2002".

Approved 2002-604

HS-C2. Resolution in Support of the Kyoto Protocol

RECOMMENDATION GC-108-2002:

That Regional Council adopt the resolution urging the Canadian government to ratify the Kyoto Protocol as set out in appendix 1 of the report of the Commissioners of Health and Public Works dated April 29, 2002 titled "Resolution in Support of the Kyoto Protocol":

Whereas climate change causes drought, permafrost melting, sea-level rise and floods that damage municipal infrastructure, displace citizens and create a financial burden for municipal governments;

And whereas economic activity in rural and northern communities relying on fisheries, tourism, forestry and agriculture is disrupted by climate change;

And whereas investments in building retrofits, community energy systems, water conservation, renewable energy technologies, waste reduction, landfill gas capture, fleet management and public transit reduce municipal operating costs, help maintain community services and protect human health while cutting greenhouse gas emissions contributing to climate change;

And whereas forestry and agriculture sectors can expand business opportunities by increasing the capacity of trees and soils to absorb carbon dioxide and by developing renewable fuels like ethanol;

And whereas fossil fuel producers are increasing investments in renewable energy and alternative fossil fuel technologies that reduce the amount of carbon dioxide going into the air;

And whereas 72 percent of Canadians (according to poll results from Decima Research Inc., June 2001) want the Kyoto Protocol ratified;

Therefore be it resolved that the Regional Municipality of Peel endorses ratification of the Kyoto Protocol;

And further, that this resolution be communicated to local area MPs and MPPs, provincial environmental and energy Ministers, federal and provincial opposition leaders, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Association of Ontario Municipalities for information.

Approved 2002-605

HS-D. Communicable Diseases

HS-D1. Vaccines for Today and for the Future

RECOMMENDATION GC-109-2002:

That Regional Council urge the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Tony Clement, to provide public funding for the following vaccines recommended by the National Advisory Committee on Immunization: varicella vaccine, hepatitis A vaccine, conjugate meningococcal vaccine against serogroup C, and conjugate pneumococcal vaccine, and that copies of the report of the Commissioner of Health and Medical Officer of Health, dated May 8, 2002, titled "Vaccines for Today and for the Future" be sent to Members of Provincial Parliament in Peel Region for information.

Approved 2002-606


HS-E. Healthy Lifestyles

HS-E1. The Peel Tobacco Youth Initiative

Received 2002-607

See also Resolution 2002-584


HS-F. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-F1. Barbara Horvath, President, Peel Children's Aid, Letter dated April 26, 2002, Regarding the Peel Children's Aid Board of Directors' Acceptance of John Huether's Resignation as Executive Director Effective November 15, 2002

Received 2002-608

HS-F2. Fernando Saldanha, Chairperson of the Fair Share for Peel Task Force, Letter dated May 3, 2002, Congratulating the Honourable Brenda Elliott on her Appointment as Minister of Community, Family and Children's Services

Received 2002-609

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Proposed Watermain Replacement on Keenan Crescent, Project 02-1330 - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-110-2002:

That the existing 150mm (6 inch) diameter ductile iron watermain on Keenan Crescent, from Brandon Gate Drive to Brandon Gate Drive, City of Mississauga, a total distance of approximately 700m (2,333 feet), be replaced under Project 02-1330;

And further, that the necessary funding for Project 02-1330, estimated in the amount of $373,000 be allocated from Capital Budget Item 02-1000, to be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that the subject works be awarded to Rymall Construction Inc. under Project 02-1330.

Approved 2002-610

PW-A2. Temporary Wastewater Servicing to the Fletchers Creek Trunk Sewer - City of Brampton, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION GC-111-2002:

That the Region of Peel assign a capacity within the Fletchers Creek Trunk Sewer to service the projected wastewater flows from the Springbrook Upscale Executive Housing Community (maximum 50 litres per second) and the Williams Parkway Extension Lands (maximum 110 litres per second) on an interim basis, subject to the conditions outlined under Section 3 (Proposed Policy Direction) in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works and the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated April 22, 2002, titled "Temporary Wastewater Servicing to the Fletchers Creek Trunk Sewer - City of Brampton, Ward 6";

And further, that a copy of the subject report be provided to the City of Brampton for information.

Approved 2002-611

PW-A3. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of 0.3 Metre Reserve, Regional Road 5 (Derry Road), East of Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) and Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) North of Regional Road 5 (Derry Road) - City of Mississauga, Wards 6 and 9

RECOMMENDATION GC-112-2002:

That a by-law be enacted to lift a 0.3 metre (one-foot) reserve in the City of Mississauga, Wards 6 and 9, on the north side of Regional Road 5 (Derry Road) and on the east side of Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) to provide a right in / right out access to the proposed office development (2725312 Canada Inc. Engineering file D-01133E, site plan SP01-160).

Approved 2002-612


PW-B. Operations and Maintenance

PW-B1. Managed Competition (2001-365T) Roadside Ditching Services within the Region of Peel

RECOMMENDATION GC-113-2002:

That Georgian Aggregates provide Roadside Ditching Services within the Region of Peel, primarily in the Caledon area, under the terms and conditions set out in the tender document number 2001-365T, for a minimum of three (3) seasonal periods on the basis of a firm price of $481,000 for its duration;

And further, that based on satisfactory price, performance and service, that authority be given to extend this contract for the two optional periods in accordance with the contract documents.

Approved 2002-613


PW-C. Waste Management

PW-C1. Negotiations with KMS Peel to Secure Fifth Line Capacity and to Accommodate International Airline Waste

RECOMMENDATION GC-114-2002:

That an amending agreement be entered into between the Region of Peel and KMS Peel Inc. to secure 31,000 tonnes of annual capacity on the 5th line effective July 1, 2002;

And further, that the tipping fee charged by KMS Peel Inc. for the revised 5th line capacity shall be equal to the fee charged under the existing 5th line agreement as of July 1, 2002 (March 2002 rate is $50.58 per tonne) plus a premium of $6.00 per tonne;

And further, that this agreement is subject to the airlines confirming that they will ship their international airline waste to KMS Peel Inc.;

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

Lost 2002-614


Councillor Miles put forward an amendment to the main motion

That the fourth paragraph of the main motion, which reads:

"And further, that the four existing agreements with KMS Peel Inc. be consolidated into a single agreement;"

be split from the main motion and referred back to Public Works for consideration.

Part 1:

RECOMMENDATION GC-115-2002:

That an amending agreement be entered into between the Region of Peel and KMS Peel Inc. to secure 31,000 tonnes of annual capacity on the 5th line effective July 1, 2002;

And further, that the tipping fee charged by KMS Peel Inc. for the revised 5th line capacity shall be equal to the fee charged under the existing 5th line agreement as of July 1, 2002 (March 2002 rate is $50.58 per tonne) plus a premium of $6.00 per tonne;

And further, that this agreement is subject to the airlines confirming that they will ship their international airline waste to KMS Peel Inc.;

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

Approved 2002-615

Part 2:

RECOMMENDATION GC-116-2002:

That the four existing agreements with KMS Peel Inc. be consolidated into a single agreement.

Referred to Public Works staff 2002-616

Councillor Palleschi acknowledged John Pappain, Executive Vice President - Canadian Operations, KMS Peel Inc., on his retirement and thanked him for the exceptional service he has provided the Region over the years.

PW-C2. Consolidation of Waste Collection By-law

RECOMMENDATION GC-117-2002:

That a by-law to consolidate Waste Collection By-law 20-2001, as amended be presented for enactment; And further, that a consolidated Waste Collection By-law include amendments as generally outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated April 25, 2002, titled "Consolidation of Waste Collection By-law".

Approved 2002-617

See also Resolution 2002-580

PW-C3. The Awarding of the Brampton Community Recycling Centre (CRC) Reuse Retail Outlet to a Charitable Non-Government Organization

RECOMMENDATION GC-118-2002:

That Request for Proposal Document 2001- 349P for the operation of the Reuse Retail Outlet at the Brampton Community Recycling Centre (CRC) be awarded to Goodwill Industries of Toronto;

And further, that the final operations agreement with Goodwill Industries of Toronto be entered into by the Region of Peel;

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

Approved 2002-618

PW-C4. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2002-4) Meeting held May 16, 2002

1. Declarations of Conflicts of Interest

2. Approval of Agenda

RECOMMENDATION WM-16 -2002:

That the agenda for the May 16, 2002, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2002-619


3. Delegations


4. Waste Management Updates

a. Thermo-Depolymerization (TDP) Technology Review

Received 2002-620


b. Extending Hours of Operation One Night a Week at Recycling Facilities

Received 2002-621


c. Update of External Funding Grants Received during 2001/2002

Received 2002-622


d. Three Bag Standard Program - Garbage Tag Pricing

RECOMMENDATION WM-17 -2002:

Whereas the Three Bag Standard Program and the move to user fees for garbage disposal forms an integral part of the Council approved Long Term Waste Resource Management Strategy (LTWRMS) to achieve 70 per cent waste diversion from landfill by 2016;

And whereas, on March 8, 2001 Regional Council approved Resolution 2001-243 establishing a Three Bag Standard per residential unit effective June 4, 2001;

And whereas, on April 19, 2001 Regional Council approved Resolution 2001-337 implementing a communications strategy for the Three Bag Standard Program including tag fees;

And whereas, on June 4, 2001 weekly blue and grey box collection commenced in Region of Peel;

And whereas, with the move to a tag system for garbage, there is a need to make blue and grey boxes more easily available to residents of Peel;

Therefore, let it be resolved that a $1.00 per tag fee for garbage tags be introduced effective September 16, 2002;

And further, that free blue and grey boxes be distributed to residents of Peel, upon request, for a one year period effective September 1, 2002.

Approved 2002-623

See also Resolution 2002-586


Additional Items

Waste Diversion Act

Received 2002-624


Waste Collection Costs - Property Tax Bill

Received 2002-625


2005 Waste Collection and processing Contracts Working Group - Membership

Received 2002-626


5. Communications


6. In Camera Matters


PW-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-D1. Cheri Cowan, Town Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated May 9, 2002, Regarding Correspondence from County of Dufferin and Town of Orangeville, South Arterial Road as a Component of the Region of Peel's Major Road Network

Referred to Public Works and Planning 2002-627

Additional Item

Water-wise Gardens Book

Received 2002-628

Members of Committee recognized and commended Public Works staff for the creation of the user-friendly booklet that provides tips on environmentally friendly gardening techniques.

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A. Clerk's

MA-A1. Legislative Services Annual Report

Received 2002-629

Councillor Miles recognized the diligent work of Legislative Services staff, in co-ordinating and managing meetings of Regional Council, and extended her thanks.


FINANCE

MA-B. Financial Services

MA-B1. Document 2002-159P Technical Resources - PeopleSoft Financials Release 8.0 Upgrade

RECOMMENDATION GC-119-2002:

That Document 2002-159P be awarded to Team Software Group Inc. in an estimated amount of $131,250 excluding applicable taxes, for the provision of a Technical Lead resource;

And further that Document 2002-159P also be awarded to The Leaside Group, Inc. in an estimated amount of $105,000 excluding applicable taxes, for the provision of a Technical Analyst resource;

And further, that if either of these two agencies are unavailable to complete the work assignment, that approval be granted to Purchasing to directly negotiate with any of the RFP respondents to select alternate resources;

And further, that approval be granted to allow Finance to contract for a Data Architect and a Document Writer for a total amount not exceeding $100,000, in August, 2002.

Approved 2002-630


MA-C. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-C1. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 6, 2002, Regarding AMO Response to the Provincial Government's Consultation on the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) Report on Autonomy and Governance

Received 2002-631

MA-C2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 3, 2002, Regarding AMO Comments on the Interim Report on the Prime Minister's Task Force on Urban Issues "Canada's Urban Strategy"

Received 2002-632

MA-C3. News Release: From the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated April 22, 2002, Announcing that Twenty-five Municipal Governments and their Partners will Receive 1.2 Million Dollars to Improve Municipal Infrastructure and the Environmental Performance of their Communities from the Green Municipal Funds (GMF)

Received 2002-633

MA-C4. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 22, 2002, Providing Information on the New Taxation Regulations Released by the Ministry of Finance

Received 2002-634


F. OTHER BUSINESS


2. Staff Reports

a) Regional Programs Win Seven Awards for Communications Excellence
Presentation by Michael Goldrup, Director, Communication Services

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2002-575

b) GO Train Station Proposed in Bolton

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Harker;

That Regional Council endorse the recommendations of the "Bolton GO Station Needs and Feasibility Study", as outlined in Appendix I of the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated May 14, 2002, titled "GO Train Station Proposed in Bolton";

And further, that Council instruct staff to work with the Town of Caledon staff to determine the necessary actions to protect the recommended site and report back to Council;

And further, that the Regional Municipality of Peel request GO Transit to conduct a feasibility study of commuter rail service to Bolton; to examine bus services to Bolton and surrounding area with the objective of providing improved connections to the GO Rail network, in order to build ridership for the future Bolton GO Rail service;

And further, that staff initiate a Regional Official Plan Amendment to confirm site C as the site of the proposed GO Train Station in Bolton;

And further, that staff be directed not to pursue site B and to immediately release Peel's interest in the site;

And further, that staff request GO Transit to commit financial resources for the development of site C;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the Ministry of Transportation, GO Transit, Town of Caledon, City of Vaughan and the Region of York for their review and consideration.

Carried 2002-635

 

RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 12:28 p.m.
Regional Council reconvened at 1:06 p.m.

ROLL CALL

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

 

c) Expansion and Upgrade of the South Peel Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities - City of Mississauga, Wards 1 and 2

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the consulting engineering firm, KMK Consultants Limited, be retained to provide pre-design, design and contract administration services for the expansion and upgrade of the Lakeview WWTP at a fixed cost of $1,537,004 for pre-design with an additional pre-design contingency of $200,000 for a total of $1,737,004;

And further, that the consulting engineering firm, KMK Consultants Limited, be retained to provide pre-design, design and contract administration services for the expansion and upgrade of the Biosolids Facility at the Lakeview WWTP at a fixed cost of $1,264,536 for pre-design with an additional pre-design contingency of $180,000 for a total of $1,444,536;

And further, that the consulting engineering firm, Earth Tech Canada Inc., be retained to provide pre-design, design and contract administration services for the expansion and upgrade of the Clarkson WWTP at a fixed cost of $1,424,867 for pre-design with an additional pre-design contingency of $190,000 for a total of $1,614,867;

And further, that the consulting engineering firm, CH2MHill Canada Limited, be retained to provide pre-design, design and contract administration services for the expansion and upgrade of the Lakeview WTP at a fixed cost of $1,667,826 for pre-design including Environmental Assessment with an additional pre-design contingency of $225,000 for a total of $1,892,826;

And further, that the Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to approve the design and contract administration fees negotiated with the vendors;

And further, that the Commissioners of Finance and Public Works will report back to Council, within the Triannual Report, in regards to any action undertaken;

And further, that a Steering Committee be struck comprising of the Regional Chair; Councillor Marolyn Morrison, Town of Caledon; Councillor Gael Miles, City of Brampton; Councillor Carmen Corbasson, City of Mississauga; Councillor Pat Mullin, City of Mississauga; the Commissioner of Public Works; the Director of Water and Wastewater Treatment, and the appropriate staff from Legal Services and the Finance Department.

Carried 2002-636


8. BY-LAWS

a) Regional

Three Readings

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2002-580


9. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Items

a) West Nile Virus Update (Oral)
Presentation by Dr. Howard Shapiro, Associate Medical Officer of Health

Received 2002-637

Dr. Shapiro advised that a dead crow found in South Mississauga on May 19, 2002 is presumed positive for West Nile virus. He added this is the first bird found this year in Ontario and that risk to people are low.

b) Walkerton Report (Oral)

Received 2002-638

Councillor Mullin requested an update on the Walkerton report and changes and impacts to the Region of Peel.


10. NOTICES OF MOTION


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider the In Camera General Committee minutes of May 23, 2002 and Council reports relating to the following:


Additional Item

Carried 2001-639

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That Council proceed out of In Camera.

Carried 2002-640


1. Committee Reports

a) In Camera Minutes of the General Committee (GC-2002-8) meeting held on May 23, 2002

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-120-2002:

That the offer to sell agreement from Pitminster Investments Ltd., as the Owner, and Rumble Automation Inc., as the Tenant, for the purchase 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 total compensation of $105,000.00 plus G.S.T., be approved;

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

Approved 2002-641

G2. A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

RECOMMENDATION GC-121-2002:

That the offer to sell agreement from 984115 Ontario Limited, as the Owner, for the purchase of the Fee Simple, Permanent and Temporary Easement requirements over the lands described as Part of Lot 28, Concession 7, Town of Caledon, Regional Municipality of Peel (formerly Township of Albion), for the purchase price of $57,600.00 plus G.S.T. be approved;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 00-1230.

Approved 2002-642

G3. Labour relations or employee negotiations

RECOMMENDATION GC-122-2002:

That the Memorandum of Settlement for the contract renewal negotiated by the Regional Municipality of Peel and the Canadian Union of Public Employees and its Local 3162 representing unionized employees in Public Works and Finance be ratified; And further, that the Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to implement the terms and provisions as negotiated;

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

Approved 2002-643


2. Staff Reports

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

Moved by Councillor Sinclair,
Seconded by Councillor Whitehead;

That the Offer to Sell Agreement from Stephen F. Harasymchuk, as the Owner, for the fee simple purchase of the lands and buildings described as Part of Lot 18, Concession 1, East of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, and more particularly described as Parts 1 and 2 on Reference Plan 43R-7528, and known municipally as 3060 Mayfield Road, Brampton, Ontario for a purchase price $285,000.00, inclusive of costs, be approved;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 01-4830.

Carried 2002-644


Councillor Morrison departed at 2:09 p.m.


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

Referred to the June 13, 2002 General Committee Meeting 2002-645


Additional Item

c) Labour relations or employee negotiations

Moved by Councillor Harker,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That the Memorandum of Settlement for the contract renewal negotiated by the Regional Municipality of Peel and the Canadian Union of Public Employees and its Local 3733 representing unionized employees in the Ontario Works Division of the Social Services be ratified;

And further, that the Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to implement the terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement and the Pay Equity Maintenance Plan as negotiated;

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

Carried 2002-646

 

12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That By-law 34-2002 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on May 30, 2002, 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 2002-647

 


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 2:10 p.m.


J. Daly
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Acting Regional Clerk
  E. Kolb
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Regional Chair