THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
June 20, 2002

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:47 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: G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco*, C. Gyles, C. Harker, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion¨, G. Miles, M. Morrison, P. Palleschi, P. Saito, I. Sinclair, R. Whitehead
   
Members Absent: R. Begley; L. Bissell, due to other municipal business; S. Fennell, due to other municipal business; P. Mullin, due to other municipal business; M. Prentice, due to other municipal business; C. Seglins, due to a personal matter
   
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 Director of Clerk's and Regional Clerk; A. Macintyre, Legislative Co-ordinator


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) May 30, 2002, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on May 30, 2002 be approved.

Carried 2002-648

Councillor DiMarco arrived at 9:50 a.m., due to other municipal business

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated June 13, 2002, titled "Transportation Priorities in the Region of Peel" be added to the agenda for the June 20, 2002 Regional Council meeting as Item 7-2-c;

And further, that Item PW-A1, titled "Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Noise Attenuation Wall on Derry Road West, Project 02-4520 - City of Mississauga, Ward 9" from the June 13, 2002 General Committee meeting be dealt with separately;

And further, that the agenda for the June 20, 2002 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2002-649

Item 7-3-a was dealt with.

7. REPORTS

3. Regional Chair Reports

a) Road Watch Program Receives Two Awards Recognizing Councillor Morrison's Contribution to Community Safety
Presentation by Emil Kolb, Regional Chair and Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer

Received 2002-650

Regional Chair Kolb congratulated Councillor Morrison and recognized her as an enthusiastic leader to Community Safety.


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Chief Noel Catney, Peel Regional Police Regarding Police Overview/Status Report and Provincial Adequacy Regulations

Received 2002-651

Chief Noel Catney provided Council with a detailed overview of current policing issues and activities.

Some of the items covered in the presentation included:

Council requested the Chief to follow-up on several issues. Chief Catney undertook to report back to Council in the fall of 2002.

Chair Kolb introduced Baljit Gosal, new member of the Peel Police Services Board, to Members of Council and noted that Rollie Willis is also a new member of the Board.


RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 12:01 p.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 12:38 p.m.

ROLL CALL

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


6. COMMUNICATIONS


7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2002-9) meeting held on June 13, 2002

C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-123-2002:

That the agenda for the June 13, 2002, General Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2002-652


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. John Huether, Executive Director and Alf Blayney, Member of the Board of Directors, Children's Aid Society of the Region of Peel Providing an Update on Peel Children's Aid

Received 2002-653

Alf Blayney provided committee members with an update on the activities of the Region of Peel Children's Aid Society. He advised that ongoing discussions with the Ministry of Community, Family and Children's Services are underway to seek support in securing a single service centre.

He also advised that a foundation is being created to support the expanding needs of the organization and added that the purpose will be to raise funds for the capital needs of the Society.

Alf Blayney acknowledged the retirement of John Huether and thanked him for his leadership in the community and dedication to the organization over the past 15 years.


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-A. Chief Administrative Officer

MA-A1. Summary of Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues Interim Report

RECOMMENDATION GC-124-2002:

That Regional staff prepare a response to the recommendations of the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues interim report, including a request that the Task Force engage in further dialogue and consultation before the final report is released;

And further, that copies of the report of the Chief Administrative Officer dated June 5, 2002, titled, "Summary of Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues Interim Report," be forwarded to Region of Peel MPs.

Approved 2002-654


FINANCE

MA-B. Internal Audit

MA-B1. Report of the Audit Subcommittee meeting (ASC-2002-2) held on May 30, 2002

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-4-2002:

That the agenda for May 30, 2002, Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2002-655


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS


4. REPORTS

a) 2001 Region of Peel Consolidated Financial Statements
Presentation by Dave Bingham, Director, Financial Services

Received 2002-656

b) External Audit Management Letters 2001 and 2000

RECOMMENDATION ASC-5-2002:

That staff report back to the Audit Subcommittee on observations and recommendations related to contract management as identified in the 2001 External Audit Management Letter.

Approved 2002-657

c) Internal Audit Business Plan 2002 to 2004

RECOMMENDATION ASC-6-2002:

That the Internal Audit division staff be supported in the initiatives contained in their 2002 to 2004 Internal Audit Business Plan by the members of the Audit Subcommittee.

Approved 2002-658


5. SCHEDULE OF FUTURE MEETINGS

RECOMMENDATION ASC-7-2002:

That staff report back to the Audit Subcommittee at their next meeting on June 20, 2002 regarding the schedule of future meetings.

Approved 2002-659


MA-C. Corporate Finance

MA-C1. Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP) Year 2

RECOMMENDATION GC-125-2002:

That the report of the Chief Administrative Officer and Acting Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated May 30, 2002, titled "Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP) Year 2" be referred back to staff for further dialogue and input from the area municipalities;

And further, that Regional Council request the Province of Ontario to prepare a report summarizing the results of the 2000 and 2001 Performance Measurement Program and to provide the report as public information.

Approved 2002-660

MA-C2. Insurance Coverage 2002-2003

RECOMMENDATION GC-126-2002:

That the provision of insurance coverage be awarded to Frank Cowan Company Limited in a total amount of $564,645 for the term of insurance from July 1, 2002 to July 1, 2003, exclusive of applicable taxes;

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

Approved 2002-661

MA-C3. Development Charges By-law Update

RECOMMENDATION GC-127-2002:

That staff be authorized to retain the services of C.N. Watson and Associates as required to facilitate and expedite the new development charges by-law with an initial procurement authority of $50,000 to be funded from the development charge update project number 02-7602;

And further, that staff be authorized to negotiate with The Urban Development Institute (UDI) and The Greater Toronto Homebuilders Association (GTHBA) to extend the term of the GO Transit Service Development Charges by-law;

And further, that staff be directed to provide regular process updates to Council;

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

Approved 2002-662


MA-D. Financial Services

MA-D1. External Audit Services - 2002 to 2006

RECOMMENDATION GC-128-2002:

That Request for Proposal Number 2002-075P be awarded to KPMG LLP in the total amount of $600,778 including applicable taxes, for the provision of the Region of Peel External Audit Services for a five year period.

Approved 2002-663

MA-D2. 2002 Triannual Financial Report - April

Received 2002-664


MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-E1. Bob Fowler, Secretary, Ontario Property and Environmental Rights Alliance (OPERA), Letter dated April 16, 2002, Regarding the Conservation Land Tax Incentive Program (CLTIP)

Received 2002-665

MA-E2. Chris Hodgson, MPP, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated May 14, 2002, Providing a Copy of the Summary of Consultations of the Five-Year Review of the Provincial Policy Statement (PPS)

Received 2002-666

MA-E3. Pete Tartline, Deputy Secretary of Administration, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Letter dated May 6, 2002, Thanking Yvonne Holland, Director of Property Services for Attending their Annual Facilities Conference in State College Pennsylvania

Received 2002-667

MA-E4. Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Providing the Biannual Report to the Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel, June 2002

Received 2002-668

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Planning Policy and Research

PL-A1. Implementing the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan, Regional Official Plan Conformity

RECOMMENDATION GC-129-2002:

That the proposed timetable for the preparation of a Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) to bring Peel's Official Plan (OP) into conformity with the Oak Ridges Moraine (ORM) Conservation Plan, be endorsed;

And further, that the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated, May 29, 2002 titled, "Implementing the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan Regional Official Plan Conformity" be forwarded to the Province of Ontario as the Region of Peel's intended timetable for bringing the Peel Official Plan (ROP) into conformity;

And further, that the Province of Ontario be requested to allocate sufficient funding to assist municipalities in implementing the requirements of the Oak Ridges Moraine (ORM) Conservation Plan;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the area municipalities in Peel Region, the Region's of York, Durham, and Halton, adjacent area municipalities, counties, and conservation authorities, and other interested parties for their information.

Approved 2002-669

PL-A2. Phase 2 - York/Peel/Durham Groundwater Management Strategy Study - Status Update

RECOMMENDATION GC-130-2002:

That Regional Council receive the report of the Commissioner of Planning and the Commissioner of Public Works, dated May 29, 2002, titled "Phase 2- York/Peel/Durham Groundwater Management Strategy Study - Status Update";

And further, that Regional Council continue to support the tri-regional initiative and the York/Peel/Durham (YPD) Groundwater Management Strategy Study to investigate and carry out joint technical work and policy development for groundwater management;

And further, that the subject report be forwarded to the local municipalities for their information;

And further, that Regional Council direct staff to encourage the Province to continue to financially support the efforts of the YPD Groundwater Management Strategy Study.

Approved 2002-670


PL-B. Transportation Planning Division

PL-B1. Report on the West-Central Peel Transportation Study

RECOMMENDATION GC-131-2002:

That the report of the Commissioner of Planning and the Commissioner of Public Works, dated May 29, 2002, titled "Report on the West-Central Peel Transportation Study", and the suggested amendments thereto, be referred back to staff to revise and prioritize the recommendations contained in the report.

Approved 2002-671

RECOMMENDATION GC-132-2002:

That the document titled "West-Central Peel Transportation Study 2002" be referred to the area municipal Councils and staff for review and comment.

Approved 2002-672


PL-C. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-C1. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 29, 2002, Announcing AMO's Success in Convincing the Provincial Government on the Proposed Hydro Bill to Keep the Transmission Corridors in Public Hands

Received 2002-673

PL-C2. Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Providing a copy of her letter dated May 13, 2002 to the Minister of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) about the Additional Toll Lanes on Highway 403 through the City of Mississauga

Received 2002-674

PL-C3. Office of the City Clerk, Corporate Services Department, City of Mississauga, dated May 16, 2002, Regarding the Adoption of the City's Resolution (0128-2002) Requesting the Government of Ontario to Review the Role of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) in the Matters of Provincial Policy and Approval of Official Plans

Received 2002-675

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. Housing

HO-A1. Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA) - Divestment of Residential Property Procedure and Interim Overhoused Transfer Procedure

Received 2002-676

HO-A2. Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA) - Fluctuating Employment Income

RECOMMENDATION GC-133-2002:

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, May 14, 2002, titled "Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA) - Fluctuating Employment Income".

Approved 2002-677

HO-A3. Peel Regional Housing Corporation (PRHC) - Resolutions in Lieu of Annual General Meeting of the Shareholders

RECOMMENDATION GC-134-2002:

That the Regional Corporation, in its capacity as sole shareholder of Peel Regional Housing Corporation (PRHC), consent in writing to the resolutions attached in Appendix 1 to the Report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager of Peel Living and the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated June 5, 2002, titled Peel Regional Housing Corporation - Resolutions in Lieu of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders;

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

Approved 2002-678

HO-A4. New Affordable Housing Development

RECOMMENDATION GC-135-2002:

That the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager of Peel Living, dated June 5, 2002, titled "New Affordable Housing Development" be referred to the June 20, 2002 Regional Council meeting to allow staff to review potential funding impacts on reserves.

Approved 2002-679

HO-B. Property

HO-B1. Proposed Reciprocal License Agreement Between the Greater Toronto Transit Authority (Go Transit) and the Regional Municipality of Peel, Bus Loop and Access at the Meadowvale Water Tower Site - City of Mississauga, Ward 9

RECOMMENDATION GC-136-2002:

That The Regional Municipality of Peel enter into a Reciprocal License Agreement dated May 24, 2002 with the Greater Toronto Transit Authority (GO Transit) to permit GO Transit to construct, maintain and operate a bus loop around the Meadowvale Water Tower and to provide the Region with additional access to the Meadowvale Water Tower site, in the City of Mississauga;

And further, that Regional staff continue to meet with the City of Mississauga and GO Transit staff to prepare an amendment to the agreement, prior to the implementation date, to include use of the bus loop by Mississauga Transit.

Approved 2002-680


HO-C. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-C1. Ann Mulvale, President, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Letter dated May 30, 2002, Providing Information to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Regarding the May 23, 2002 Meeting of AMO's Affordable Housing and Homelessness Task Force

Received 2002-681

HO-C2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 31, 2002, Regarding the Governments of Canada and Ontario Signing an Affordable Housing Program Agreement which with Municipal and Other Partners will Provide $489.42 Million over the Next Five years to Help Increase the Supply of Affordable Housing in the Province

Received 2002-682

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Region of Peel - 2001 Emergency Shelters and New Shelter Initiatives Annual Report
Presentation by Janet Menard, Director, Ontario Works and David Szwarc, Commissioner of Social Services

Received 2002-683


HEALTH

HS-B. Environmental Health

HS-B1. Tobacco Sales to Minors - "Not to Kids" New Initiative

Received 2002-684


HS-C. Health Planning

HS-C1. Peel Health Volunteer Resources 2001

Received 2002-685


HS-D. Healthy Lifestyles

HS-D1. The Safe Community for Children Campaign

Received 2002-686

SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-E. Children's Services

HS-E1. Commission on Early Learning and Child Care for the City of Toronto

RECOMMENDATION GC-137-2002:

That the Regional Chair write to the Minister of Community, Family and Children's Services requesting that future Early Childhood Development Initiative funding from the Federal Government be used to support the full range of early learning and development priorities including subsidized child care services.

Approved 2002-687


HS-F. Ontario Works in Peel

HS-F1. National Child Benefit Reinvestment Strategy - 2002

RECOMMENDATION GC-138-2002:

That Regional Council approve Peel's 2002 reinvestment strategy for the National Child Benefit to agencies as outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Social Services, dated May 27, 2002, titled "National Child Benefit Reinvestment Strategy - 2002" totalling $1,500,000;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the Ministry of Community, Family and Children's Services.

Approved 2002-688

HS-F2. Korean Delegation to Ontario Works in Peel

Received 2002-689


HS-G. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-G1. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 31, 2002, Outlining the Municipal Concerns Regarding the Future of Health Care to Commissioner Romanow and the Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada

Received 2002-690


Additional Item

Mayor McCallion presented the Regional Chair with the City of Mississauga's Waterfront Festival Poster and Book and a "Don't Be A Litter Bug" Campaign Poster. The Festival runs from June 14-16, 2002 and takes place in Port Credit Memorial Park on the banks of the Credit River.

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Noise Attenuation Wall on Derry Road West, Project 02-4520 - City of Mississauga, Ward 9

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2002-711

PW-A2. Intersection Safety Program to Reduce Red-Light Running in the Region of Peel

RECOMMENDATION GC-139-2002:

That the Intersection Safety Program to Reduce Red-Light Running Project to operate red-light camera systems for a third year (November 2002 - November 2003) at an estimated expenditure of $300,000 be extended;

And further, that funding for this extension be provided from Capital Project 02-4455;

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

And further, that staff negotiate the cost of operation and maintenance of red light camera systems for a fourth year.

Approved 2002-691

PW-A3. Trunk Sewer Inspection and Condition Assessment, Project 00-2620

RECOMMENDATION GC-140-2002:

That M.E. Andrews and Associates Limited be awarded the contract under Project 00-2620 to carry out inspections and condition assessments of selected sections of the Regional sanitary trunk sewer system, as described in Section 3 (Proposed Direction) of the report of the Commissioner of Public Works and the Chief Administrative Officer and Acting Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated May 15, 2002 titled "Trunk Sewer Inspection And Condition Assessment, Project 00-2620";

And further, that the necessary funding for this contract award, estimated in the amount of $591,000, be provided from Capital Budget Item 00-2620 to be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that the Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to approve increases/extensions to this contract for unforeseen work in accordance with the Purchasing By-law without further approvals, subject to the necessary funding being available in Capital Budget Item 00-2620;

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

Approved 2002-692

PW-A4. York / Peel Boundary Area Transportation Study (BATS) Final Report - City of Brampton, Wards 9, 10 and 11

RECOMMENDATION GC-141-2002:

That the report of the Commissioner of Public Works and the Commissioner of Planning, dated May 31, 2002, titled "York / Peel Boundary Area Transportation Study (BATS) Final Report - City of Brampton, Wards 9, 10 and 11" be referred back to Public Works to allow for further consultation with City of Brampton and Brampton Transit staff;

And further, that the York/Peel Transportation Study reflect the association of the West-Central Peel Transportation Study.

Approved 2002-693


PW-B. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-B1. Hanlan Pumping Station Expansion - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-142-2002:

That the existing Purchase Order for engineering and contract administration for Ainley Group Consulting Engineers be extended by $107,000 (inclusive of GST) for additional design and contract administration services related to York Region Servicing included in the design of the expansion of the Hanlan Pumping Station;

And further, that the additional funding, in the amount of $107,000 (inclusive of GST) for Project 00-1955 be advanced from the 2003 Capital Budget under Project 03-1980, be financed as follows:

Capital Finance Stabilization Reserve

$ 42,800

External Recoveries (York)

$ 64,200

Total:

$107,000

Approved 2002-694

PW-B2. East Brampton Reservoir Expansion - City of Brampton, Ward 7

RECOMMENDATION GC-143-2002:

That the existing Purchase Order for engineering and contract administration for KMK Consultants Limited, be extended by $124,224.17 (exclusive of GST) for additional design and contract administration services related to unforeseen additional requirements.

Approved 2002-695

PW-B3. Beckett Sproule Transfer Station - City of Brampton, Ward 3

RECOMMENDATION GC-144-2002:

That the existing assignment for engineering and contract administration for Acres and Associated be increased by $408,500 (exclusive of GST) for the design and contract administration services for the Beckett Sproule Transfer Station to York Region;

And further, that funding in the amount of $408,500 (exclusive of GST) be financed from the 2002 Capital Budget under Project 02-1920, where 50 percent of the cost will be funded by York Region.

Approved 2002-696

PW-B4. Triple M Metals Spill into the Mimico Creek on April 11, 2002 - City of Brampton, Ward 10

Received 2002-697

PW-B5. Walkerton Inquiry Report Part Two: General Overview

Received 2002-698


PW-C. Waste Management

PW-C1. Long Term Waste Resource Management Strategy 2001 Update

RECOMMENDATION GC-145-2002:

That the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated May 1, 2002, titled "Long Term Waste Resource Management Strategy 2001 Update", be referred to a future Waste Management Workshop to be scheduled tentatively in the month of September 2002.

Approved 2002-699

PW-C2. Landfill Compactor Replacement for Operations at the Caledon Sanitary Landfill Site

RECOMMENDATION GC-146-2002:

That pursuant to the Purchasing By-Law 62-2001, authorization be given to enter into a Direct Negotiation with Toromont CAT for the purchase of a Caterpillar Model 816 Landfill Compactor valued at approximately $410,000, plus applicable taxes, for use at the Caledon Sanitary Landfill Site;

And further, that authorization be given to trade in the Caterpillar Model 836 Landfill Compactor from Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site (approximate value $277,200) and the Caterpillar Model 518 Landfill Compactor from Caledon Sanitary Landfill Site (approximate value $15,000) for the purchase of the Caterpillar Model 816 Landfill Compactor;

And further, that additional funds in the amount $78,000 be provided to Capital Project 00-6251 from the Reserve R1620 - Waste Vehicle Landfill;

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

Approved 2002-700


PW-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-D1. Karin Ann Brent, General Committee Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated May 24, 2002, Requesting the Region of Peel and the City of Brampton to Endorse Mississauga's Recommendation (GC-0345-2002) on City-Wide Conversion to Light Emitting Diode (LED) Traffic Signal Heads

Referred to Public Works 2002-701

Councillor Morrison advised the Members of Committee that Councillor Saito was elected to the Elected Official Committee at the recent Ontario Traffic Conference.

F. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item

Presentation on Peel Alert (Oral)

Received 2002-702

Councillor Mahoney advised of a Toronto Star Press Release which indicated that the City of Mississauga refused to pass a motion seeking funding from the Province was incorrect. She added that the City requested more information. Councillor Mahoney requested the Commissioner of Social Services to provide information on allocation of provincial funds for mental health and addiction services to assist Mississauga and Peel in developing an all encompassing message to send to the Province.

a) Resolution from Councillor Hazel McCallion Regarding Funding of Affordable Housing (Notice of Motion given at the May 9, 2002 Regional Council meeting)

Referred to the July 4, 2002 Affordable Housing Workshop 2002-703


2. Staff Reports

a) Appointment of General Committee Section Chairs and Vice-Chairs and Appointment of Members to the Audit Subcommittee and Waste Management Subcommittee

Moved by Councillor Sinclair,
Seconded by Councillor Whitehead;

That the Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the General Committee Sections for the term commencing on July 1, 2002 and ending November 30, 2003, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council, be as follows:

Housing and Property Section:

Chair: Councillor P. Mullin, Vice-Chair: Councillor P. Palleschi

Human Services Section:

Chair: Councillor K. Mahoney, Vice-Chair: Councillor G. Carlson

Management Section:

Chair: Councillor R. Whitehead, Vice-Chair: Councillor G. Miles

Planning Section:

Chair: Councillor I. Sinclair, Vice-Chair: Councillor P. Saito

Public Works Section:

Chair: Councillor M. Morrison, Vice-Chair: Councillor M. Prentice

AUDIT SUBCOMMITTEE

That Chair Kolb (ex officio) and Councillors G. Miles, P. Mullin and R. Whitehead be appointed to the Audit Subcommittee, for a term commencing July 1, 2002 and ending November 30, 2003, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

WASTE MANAGEMENT SUBCOMMITTEE

That Chair Kolb (ex officio) and Councillors L. Bissell, C. Harker, M. Morrison, M. Prentice, P. Saito and I. Sinclair be appointed to the Waste Management Subcommittee, for a term commencing July 1, 2002 and ending November 30, 2003, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2002-704

b) New Affordable Housing Development

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

Whereas the Federal and Provincial Government have signed an agreement on a new affordable housing program;

And whereas, the Provincial Government's participation in the new affordable housing program is negligible and the Provincial Government intends to require municipalities to contribute to the program in a way which may impact adversely upon property taxes;

And whereas, more time is required to assess the impact of participation in the new supply program;

And whereas, the Twin Pines and Confederation Place II projects have planning approvals in place and attractive financial numbers;

And whereas, Regional Council believes these two projects can proceed at minimal risk and minimal financial impact;

And whereas, construction can commence this year on the Twin Pines and Confederation Place II projects;

And whereas, the subject projects will be the most substantial affordable rental projects to begin construction, not just in the Region of Peel, but in the entire Province;

Now therefore, be it resolved that Regional Council defer a decision on participation in the Federal Affordable Housing Program until at least its August meeting;

And further, that Council approve budget funding for the following capital projects:

  Twin Pines Confederation Place II
Project Number 02-5022 02-5023
Total Budget $13,380,000 $15,100,000
Funded by:    

Social Housing Reserve

500,000 0

Municipal Recoveries

553,000 0

Long-term Financing

$12,327,000 $15,100,000

And further, that staff be authorized to negotiate with the City of Mississauga for the partial exemption of Parkland fees for Twin Pines project in the amount of $251,000;

And further, that staff be directed to report back on a final financing plan taking into account the exemption of Regional Development Charges and ultimate sources for longer term financing;

And further, that staff be directed to work with the Area Municipal finance staff in bringing forward a plan to Council which will provide these projects with longer term property tax rates equivalent to the single family residential rate;

And further, that Regional Council authorize the procurement, negotiation and execution of all necessary contracts and agreements to proceed with the development of the Twin Pines and Confederation Place II seniors projects, including the competitive procurement of construction services for the Twin Pines project and Direct Negotiation with Martinway Confederation Place Limited for the Confederation Place II project;

And further, that the Social Housing Reserve Fund be used to offset payment of the Regional Development Charges for the Twin Pines project, for payment of any amount of the proposed reduction of the Cash-in-lieu of parkland fee for the Twin Pines project which is not obtained, and for any property tax payments in excess of the single family residential rate.

Carried 2002-705


Additional Item

c) Transportation Priorities in the Region of Peel

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor DiMarco;

That the highway and transit priorities noted in the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated June 13, 2002, titled "Transportation Priorities in the Region of Peel" be endorsed by Regional Council;

And further, that copies of the subject report be forwarded to the Central Ontario Smart Growth Panel, highlighting the need to implement these priority projects as soon as possible to increase transit use, reduce road congestion, support growth, promote economic development and trade, and protect future transportation corridors;

And further, that the Recommendations contained in the Council report of the Commissioner of Planning and the Commissioner of Public Works, dated May 29, 2002, titled "Report on West-Central Peel Transportation Study", which is shown as Appendix I, be endorsed;

And further, that copies of the subject report and Appendix I be forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Ministry of Transportation, GO Transit and Area Municipalities for their information and action.

Carried 2002-706

Councillor McCallion departed at 12:54 p.m.

3. Regional Chair Reports

a) Road Watch Program Receives Two Awards Recognizing Councillor Morrison's Contribution to Community Safety
Presentation by Emil Kolb, Regional Chair and Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2002-650


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.

Referred to the Waste Management Subcommittee 2002-707

By-law 35-2002: A by-law to accept, assume and dedicate lands for public highway purposes.

Moved by Councillor Gyles,
Seconded by Councillor Harker;

That the by-law listed on the June 20, 2002 Regional Council agenda, being By-law 35-2002, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and Regional Clerk and that the corporate seal be affixed.

Carried 2002-708


9. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Installation of Fire Hydrants in New Communities (Oral)

Received 2002-709

Councillor Saito expressed concerns with regards to the placement of fire hydrants on new streets. She advised that the fire hydrants were installed in the middle of parking areas causing a loss of two parking spaces for each hydrant.

Councillor Saito requested the Commissioner of Public Works to work with City of Mississauga Works staff on the Servicing Plan to ensure that the placement of future hydrants will not create parking problems in communities, and to report back to Council with concluding information.

b) Credit Valley Trunk Sewer Extension Environmental Study

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the viewing period for the Credit Valley Trunk Sewer Extension Environmental Study Report (ESR) document be extended to July 12, 2002;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works provide a presentation to update Regional Councillors on the Credit Valley Trunk Sewer Extension at the July 11, 2002 Regional Council meeting;

And further, that a letter be sent to the Minister of the Environment advising him of the extension;

And further, that the Region continue to meet and work with the Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) staff and City of Mississauga staff to address their concerns and negotiate a resolution of issues within this extended review period;

And further, that the Region of Peel prepare a response to the two Part II Order (bump-up) requests that were submitted to Honorable Chris Stockwell by Brampton Environmental Community Advisory Panel (BECAP) and Ms. Marianne Gairns, resident of the City of Mississauga.

Carried 2002-710

Councillor Morrison commended Public Works staff, Philip Rowe in particular, for their efforts toward resolution of this matter.


Item PW-A1. from the June 13, 2002 General Committee Minutes was dealt with.

Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Noise Attenuation Wall on Derry Road West, Project 02-4520, City of Mississauga, Ward 9

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

Whereas, the staff at the Region of Peel and the City of Mississauga are undertaking design work for the intersection improvements of Derry Road and Winston Churchill Boulevard including the widening of Derry Road to 6 lanes from the westside of Winston Churchill Boulevard to Copenhagen Road, this work would include a noise barrier on Derry Road;

And whereas, noise issue for some time and noise levels substantially exceed the Regional noise level standards;

And whereas, it is desirable to pre-install the noise wall ahead of the road reconstruction in order to mitigate the impact on the residents;

And whereas, a delay at this time in installation of the noise barrier will create hardship to the residents;

And whereas, sufficient funding is available in the approved Capital Budget Item 00-4290;

Therefore, be it resolved that Regional staff be authorized to proceed with the construction of the noise barrier on both sides of Derry Road from Winston Churchill Boulevard to Copenhagen Road in 2002 ahead of the road works in 2003.

Carried 2002-711


10. NOTICES OF MOTION


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor Gyles,
Seconded by Councillor Harker;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider the In Camera General Committee minutes of June 13, 2002 and Council reports relating to the following:

  • A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

Carried 2001-712

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That Council proceed out of In Camera.

Carried 2002-713


1. Committee Reports

a) In Camera Minutes of the General Committee (GC-2002-9) meeting held on June 13, 2002

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-147-2002:

That The Regional Municipality of Peel as Tenant enter into a Renewal Lease dated October 1, 2002 with Investors Group Trust Co. Ltd. as Trustee for Investors Real Property Fund as Landlord for approximately 6,331 square feet (588 square metres) for the premises located at 2 County Court Boulevard, Suites 210, 335 and 401, City of Brampton;

And further, that the funds for and associated with the Renewal Lease be provided from Cost Centre CF00003 and Account 23904;

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

Approved 2002-714

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

Received 2002-715

2. Staff Reports

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

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That The Regional Municipality of Peel as Tenant enter into a Lease Renewal Agreement with The Corporation of the City of Brampton as Landlord for approximately 4,233 square feet (393.25 square metres) within the premises located at 1100 Central Park Drive, City of Brampton;

And further, that The Regional Municipality of Peel as Tenant enter into a Lease Renewal Agreement with The Corporation of the City of Brampton as Landlord for approximately 4,213 square feet (391.39 square metres) within the premises located at 150 Howden Boulevard, City of Brampton;

And further, that the funds for and associated with the Lease Renewals be provided from the Social Services current budget and charged to Cost Centre CD11013 and CD11012;

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 2002-716

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

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That the Offer to Sell Agreement from Mary Teresa Sadler and William James Sadler, as the Owners, for the fee simple purchase of the lands and buildings described as Part of Lot 15, Concession 3, West of Hurontario Street, as described in Instrument Number RO1083460, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Caledon), Regional Municipality of Peel, as described in PIN Numbers 14271-0130 LT, 14271-0139 LT, and 14271-0131 LT and Part of Lot 15, Concession 3, West of Hurontario Street, as described in Instrument Number CA22901, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Caledon), Regional Municipality of Peel, as described in PIN Number 14271-0128 for a purchase price of $375,000.00, plus GST, land transfer tax, legal fees, and moving costs, be approved;

And further, that the funds for this transaction be allocated to NF00002 Conservation General Levy from the Conservation Capital Financing Reserve R0220.

Carried 2002-717


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That By-law 36-2002 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on June 20, 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 2002-718


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 1:30 p.m.


C. Gravlev
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Acting Regional Clerk
  E. Kolb
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Regional Chair