THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
August 8, 2002

Acting Regional Chair Harker called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:38 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.

1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Begley recited the prayer.

Members: R. Begley, L. Bissell¨, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale¨, S. DiMarco*, C. Gyles, C. Harker, N. Iannicca, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion*, G. Miles, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, P. Saito¨, C. Seglins*¨, R. Whitehead*
   
Members Absent: E. Kolb, due to illness; S. Fennell, due to vacation; M. Prentice, due to a personal matter; I. Sinclair, due to vacation
   
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. Schiller, Acting Commissioner of Public Works; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; D. Szwarc, Commissioner of Social Services; C. Clark, Acting Commissioner of Health; Dr. H. Shapiro, Associate Medical Officer of Health; C. Gravlev, Acting Director of Clerk's and Acting Regional Clerk; A. Macintyre, Legislative Co-ordinator


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) July 11, 2002, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on July 11, 2002 be approved.

Carried 2002-826


Councillor Seglins arrived at 9:40 a.m.


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That the agenda for the August 8, 2002 Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 2002-827


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Arthur Peters, Trustee and Stephanie Perkovic, Planner, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board Requesting the Installation of Traffic Signals at the Intersection of Dixie Road and the Unnamed Access Road at the Location of the Newly Constructed St. Marguerite d'Youville Secondary School

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the request for a traffic signal installation on Dixie Road and the unnamed access road at the newly constructed St. Marguerite d'Youville Secondary School be approved.

Carried 2002-828


Councillor McCallion arrived at 9:44 a.m.
Councillor DiMarco arrived at 9:51 a.m.
Councillor Whitehead arrived at 9:54 a.m.


Item 5d was dealt with.

d) Murray Calder, MP Discussing Local Issues

Received 2002-829


b) Tom Atkins, President and Don Prince, Chief Land Securement Officer, Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust Regarding Securing Environmentally Sensitive and Significant Lands in Peel

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That the requests relating to securing environmentally sensitive and significant lands in Peel made by Tom Atkins, President and Don Prince, Chief Land Securement Officer, Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust, be referred to staff for examination and report to Council on potential ways in which the Region may be of assistance.

Carried 2002-830

See also Resolution 2002-856


Councillor Saito departed at 10:53 a.m.


Item 5e was dealt with.

e) David Hughes, Resident, Town of Caledon, Regarding Sewage Sludge Application, Lot 13, St. Andrew's Road - Town of Caledon

Received 2002-831

See also Resolution 2002-833


Rules of Procedure Waived

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That in accordance with Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, Section III-2(i), be waived to permit the Peel Living Board of Directors Meeting to commence after the regular scheduled time in order for Regional Council to complete its discussion Sewage Sludge Application, Lot 13, St. Andrew's Road - Town of Caledon.

Carried 2002-832


RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 11:54 a.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 11:58 a.m.

ROLL CALL

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


Discussion relating to Item 5e continued.

e) David Hughes, Resident, Town of Caledon, Regarding Sewage Sludge Application, Lot 13, St. Andrew's Road - Town of Caledon

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That Regional Council request the Minister of Environment and Energy (MOEE) to advise the Region of Peel on the status of the overall guidelines review of land application of biosolids, given the outcome of the Walkerton recommendations;

And further, that the Region of Peel express its concerns about the specific site described by the delegation of Mr. David Hughes of Sewage Sludge Application, Lot 13, St. Andrew's Road, Caledon as the information provided indicates serious watershed/groundwater issues;

And further, that the Region of Peel request the opportunity to be involved in both the guideline and application review by the MOEE and that consideration of the environmental assessment process be applied;

And further, that a copy of the subject resolution be forwarded to the Peel Area MPPs and the Peel Federation of Agriculture.


Councillor Whitehead requested a recorded vote.

In Favour: Councillors Begley, Carlson, Dale, Gyles, Harker, Iannicca, McCallion, Miles, Morrison, Mullin, Seglins, Whitehead
Total: 12

Opposed: Nil
Total: Nil

Absent: Councillors Bissell, Corbasson, DiMarco, Kolb, Fennell, Mahoney Palleschi, Prentice, Saito, Sinclair
Total: 10

Carried 2002-833

See also Resolution 2002-831


RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 12:06 p.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 12:43 p.m.

ROLL CALL

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

 

c) Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management Regarding the Three Bag Standard - Tag Distribution Locations

Received 2002-834


d) Murray Calder, MP Discussing Local Issues

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2002-829


e) David Hughes, Resident, Town of Caledon, Regarding Sewage Sludge Application, Lot 13, St. Andrew's Road - Town of Caledon

This item was dealt with under Resolutions 2002-831 and 2002-833


f) Steve Runowski, Manager, Environmental Control and Elaine Gilliland, Supervisor, Pollution Control, Water and Wastewater Treatment Division, Regarding Triple M Metal - Special Request to Discharge Contaminated Storm Water to the Sanitary Sewer

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That Council approve the one-time only discharge of 500,000 litres to the sanitary sewer under a compliance agreement as prescribed in the Region's Sewer Use By-law;

And further, that compliance agreement conditions be adhered to including constant monitoring of the process which shall be conducted at the expense of Triple M Metal;

And further, that a review of the Sewer Use By-law be undertaken to provide for charges of over-strength effluent.

Carried 2002-835


Additional Item

g) Dr. Howard Shapiro, Associate Medical Officer of Health Providing an Update on the West Nile Virus

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the Medical Officer of Health be directed to initiate pesticide spraying within South Mississauga , if necessary, on a site specific basis against West Nile Virus infection, with concurrence from the City of Mississauga.

Councillor Whitehead requested a recorded vote.

In Favour: Councillors Begley, Carlson, Corbasson, DiMarco, Gyles, Mahoney, McCallion, Morrison, Mullin, Palleschi
Total: 10

Opposed: Councillors Harker, Seglins, Whitehead
Total: 3

Absent: Councillors Bissell, Dale, Iannicca, Kolb, Fennell, Miles, Prentice, Saito, Sinclair
Total: 9

Carried 2002-836


Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That the Medical Officer of Health, the Mayor of the City of Mississauga, and the two affected Mississauga ward Councillors and a representative each from the City of Brampton and the Town of Caledon meet with the Ministry of Health, City of Mississauga officials, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) staff and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) staff to put an action plan in place to deal with the West Nile Virus situation;

And further, that the Medical Officer of Health seek information on the success of pesticide spraying and any other data that may be of assistance from the experiences of other areas that have utilized pesticide spraying and report back to Regional Council as soon as possible;

And further, that the Medical Officer of Health effectively communicate the status of the West Nile Virus and the proposed action plan to the residents of Peel.

Carried 2002-837


Councillor Dale departed at 3:02 p.m.


6. COMMUNICATIONS


7. REPORTS

Staff Reports

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

Chaired by Councillor R. Whitehead

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-A. Chief Administrative Officer

MA-A1. Region of Peel Response to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues Interim Report

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That the document "Region of Peel Response to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues Interim Report", attached as Appendix 1 to the report of the Chief Administrative Officer, dated July 22, 2002, titled "Region of Peel Response to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues Interim Report" be adopted as the Region of Peel's response to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues interim report;

And further, that copies of the response be forwarded to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Urban Issues, the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister of Canada, Region of Peel MPs and the area municipalities.

Carried 2002-838


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B. Legal Services

MA-B1. Proposed Task Force on Ontario Municipal Board Reform

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That the Commissioner of Planning and the Director of Legal Services, or their designates, as staff representatives, along with Members of Regional Council expressing interest, be forwarded as representatives for the Region of Peel for the task force on Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) reform;

And further, that any report developed will not represent the position of Peel Regional Council, unless and until it is endorsed by Council resolution with or without such amendments as Council may determine;

And further, that the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and the Commissioner of Planning, dated July 23, 2002, titled "Proposed Task Force on Ontario Municipal Board Reform" be forwarded to the area municipalities;

And further, that the Region of Durham be requested to include area municipal representation on the subject task force;

And further, that recommendations of the task force be forwarded to the Central Ontario Zone Smart Growth Panel.

Carried 2002-839


MA-B2. Standard Form Agreement with Competitive Local Exchange Carriers for the Provision of Enhanced 9-1-1 Service (E9-1-1)

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That the Region's duly authorized signing officers be authorized to execute agreements between the Region and Competitive Local Exchange Carriers in substantially the form attached in Appendix I to the Report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated July 19, 2002, titled "Standard Form Agreement with Competitive Local Exchange Carriers for the Provision of Enhanced 9-1-1 Service (E9-1-1)".

Carried 2002-840


MA-B3. Proposed Amendments to the Constitutional By-law of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario

Received 2002-841


MA-C. Ambulance and Emergency Programs

MA-C1. Paramedic Week - September 23 to 28, 2002

Moved by Councillor DiMarco,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

Whereas each year Peel Regional Ambulance Services responds to approximately 93,000 calls for assistance;

And whereas Paramedics responding to these calls are highly trained and dedicated professionals;

And whereas Paramedics often find themselves in dangerous and traumatic situations requiring spontaneous decision making;

And whereas Paramedics provide a vital pre-hospital service to the residents of Peel;

Therefore, be it resolved that the week of September 23 to 28, 2002 be proclaimed Paramedic Week in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Carried 2002-842


FINANCE

MA-D. Corporate Finance

MA-D1. Holland Christian Homes - Deferral of Development Charges

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That staff be authorized to negotiate and enter into an agreement with Holland Christian Homes Inc. and the City of Brampton, with regard to the deferral of development charges on the Nursing Home/Seniors Residence expansion project on site plan SP01-97.

Carried 2002-843


MA-D2. Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP) Year 2 - Update

Received 2002-844


MA-D3. Development Charges - Section 14 Issues

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That Council approve the extension of an Ex-Gratia credit against development charges to landowners who failed to submit a timely claim for credit within the time set out in the Development Charges Act (1997), Ontario Regulation 82/98;

And further, that the maximum allowable credit under this policy will be $1,500 per claim;

And further, that the delivery to the Region of a full and final release be required as a pre-condition to the allowance of the credit;

And further, that such credits be financed by tax and utility rate sources.

Carried 2002-845


MA-D4. Funding of Capped Property Tax Increases

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That a by-law which notifies of the amounts of reductions to tax decreases required to fund the capped tax increases of properties in the commercial, industrial and multi-residential classes, be enacted;

And further, that Council provide an additional $268,736 from the 2002 non-program current operating tax budget to finance the 5 per cent capping related shortfall in the multi-residential property class above the budgeted amount of $2,439,228;

And further, that Council request that the Minister of Finance initiate legislative change to allow municipalities the option of whether or not to participate in the currently mandatory New Construction policy;

And further, that copies of the report from the Chief Administrative Officer and Acting Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated July 30, 2002, titled "Funding of Capped Property Tax Increases" be circulated to Region of Peel MPPs so that they are updated as to the impacts of tax capping and the related issues as identified in the report.

Carried 2002-846

See also Resolution 2002-894


MA-E. Financial Services

MA-E1. Setting the Interest Rate for Local Improvement Projects 94-2040, 96-2030, 97-2010, 99-2010 and 01-2020, and Enacting the Necessary By-law

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That the interest rate charged on the owner's portion of the works for Local Improvement Project's 94-2040, 96-2030, 97-2010, 99-2010 and 01-2020 be set at 5.54 per cent per annum;

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

Carried 2002-847

See also Resolution 2002-894


MA-F. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-F1. Tibor Frank, Executive Director, Canadian Urban Institute (CUI), Letter dated June 28, 2002, Thanking Chair Kolb for Hosting the Study Tour of Slovakian Professionals at the Region of Peel on June 7, 2002

Received 2002-848


MA-F2. Tim Hudak, Minister, Ministry of Consumer and Business Services, Letter dated July 5, 2002, Responding to Chair Kolb's Correspondence Regarding Ontario's Proposed Privacy Legislation

Received 2002-849


MA-F3. Kathy Zammit, Director of Administration and Acting City Clerk, City of Brampton, Letter dated July 8, 2002, Regarding the Passing of By-laws 161-2002, A By-law to Change the Number of Members of the City Council from 17 to 11; and By-law 162-2002, A By-law to Provide for the Redivison of the Wards and the Election of the Members of the Councils of the City of Brampton and the Regional Municipality of Peel

Received 2002-850


MA-F4. David Lindsay, President and CEO, Ontario SuperBuild Corporation, Ministry of Finance, Letter dated July 10, 2002, Responding to Chair Kolb's Correspondence Regarding SuperBuild's 2001-2002 Progress Report (Receipt recommended)

Received 2002-851


MA-F5. Louis Turpen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated July 12, 2002, Regarding Proposals for Cellular Coverage at Lester B. Pearson International Airport (LBPIA)

Received 2002-852

See also Resolutions 2002-853 and 2002-854


MA-F6. Peter Barnes, President and CEO, Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), Letter dated July 15, 2002, Regarding Wireless Communications at Toronto's Lester B. Pearson International Airport (LBPIA)

Received 2002-853

See also Resolutions 2002-852 and 2002-854


MA-F7. George Cope, President & CEO, TELUS Mobility; Nadir Mohamed, President & CEO, Rogers Wireless Inc.; Michael Neuman, President & COO, Bell Mobility; and Alain Rheaume, President & CEO, Microcell SCP, Letter dated July 23, 2002, Regarding Wireless Communications at Toronto's Lester B. Pearson International Airport (LBPIA)

Received 2002-854

See also Resolutions 2002-852 and 2002-853


MA-F8. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated July 24, 2002, Regarding the Proclamation of The Ontarians with Disabilities Act (ODA) on September 30, 2002

Received 2002-855

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

Acting Regional Chair Harker presided.

PL-A. Planning Policy and Research

PL-A1. Securing Environmentally Sensitive and Significant Lands in Peel

Moved by Councillor Palleschi;
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That the establishment of a working group, to provide a forum to discuss securing environmentally sensitive and significant lands, amongst the area municipalities, agencies, non-government agencies and other interested parties be endorsed;

And further, that the parties listed in Section 2 of the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated July 23, 2002, titled "Securing Environmentally Sensitive and Significant Lands in Peel" be invited to attend a meeting at the Region of Peel to discuss the most appropriate format that the forum should take;

And further, that Regional staff report back to Council on the outcome of the subject meeting and develop a recommended approach for moving forward with securing environmentally sensitive and significant lands in Peel;

And further, that staff be directed to prepare detailed Terms of Reference and/or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to clearly define the scope and mandate of the workgroup;

And further, that the detailed Terms of Reference and/or Memorandum of Understanding be endorsed by participating area municipalities prior to reporting back to the Regional Council.

Carried 2002-856

See also Resolution 2002-830


PL-A2. Regional Official Plan Strategic Update (ROPSU) - Organizational Framework

Received 2002-857


PL-A3. Response to the Interim Report of the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Future Opportunities in Farming

Moved by Councillor Begley;
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated July 22, 2002, titled "Response to the Interim Report of the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Future Opportunities in Farming" and the document "Region of Peel Response to the Interim Report of the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Future Opportunities in Farming" attached as Appendix 3, be submitted to the Prime Minister's Caucus Task Force on Future Opportunities in Farming for consideration;

And further, that a copy of the subject report and appendices be sent to Federal MP, Murray Calder and the area municipalities for their information.

Carried 2002-858


PL-B. Transportation Planning Division

PL-B1. 2001 Screenline/Cordon Count Program

Moved by Councillor Morrison;
Seconded by Councillor DiMarco;

That the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated July 24, 2002, titled "2001 Screenline/Cordon Count Program" be endorsed by Council;

And further, that a copy of the report be forwarded to the Town of Caledon, City of Mississauga, City of Brampton, Brampton Transit, Mississauga Transit, Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, Transport Canada, Greater Toronto Airport Authority, GO Transit, City of Toronto, Town of Orangeville, Dufferin County, and the County of Simcoe for their information;

And further, that Regional staff continue to work with staff from other municipalities/agencies in the preparation of the GTA Cordon Count Report.

Carried 2002-859



PL-C. Development Planning Services Division

PL-C1. Appeal of Decision of the City of Mississauga Committee of Adjustment Dismissed (Ward 5)

Received 2002-860


PL-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-D1. Kathy Stranks, Executive Assistant, Chair and CAO, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated July 2, 2002, Providing a Copy of a TRCA Resolution on a Program called "Earth Charter"

Received 2002-861


PL-D2. Len Mikulich, City Clerk, City of Brampton, Letter dated July 5, 2002, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton's Resolution and Report on Smart Growth Transportation Priorities

Received 2002-862


PL-D3. Kathy Zammit, Director of Administration & Acting City Clerk, Legal Services Department, City of Brampton, Letter dated July 25, 2002, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Official Plan Review

Received 2002-863


PL-D4. Bev Hendry, Regional Director, Municipal Services Office, Central Region, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), Letter dated July 29, 2002, Responding to Correspondence from the Regional Clerk's Office Regarding Resolution 2002-699 Concerning the Oak Ridges Moraine Official Plan Conformity Exercise

Received 2002-864

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

Chaired by Councillor P. Mullin

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HO-A1. National Council of Welfare Report - The Cost of Poverty

Received 2002-865


HO-A2. Housing and Shelter in Peel Region: Second Annual Report Card on Housing and Homelessness Initiatives

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager of Peel Living, Commissioner of Social Services and Commissioner of Health, dated July 19, 2002, titled "Housing and Shelter in Peel Region: Second Annual Report Card on Housing and Homelessness Initiatives" be forwarded to all area MPPs and MPs for their information;

And further, that the staff presentation by Robert Yamashita, Manager, Homelessness and Housing Initiatives Coordination, originally scheduled for the August 8, 2002 Regional Council meeting be deferred to the September 12, 2002 General Committee.

Carried 2002-866


Councillor Seglins departed at 3:15 p.m.


HO-B. Housing

HO-B1. Social Housing Reform Act (SHRA) - Earliest Application Date for Social Housing

Moved by Councillor Begley;
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That Regional Council endorse the consensus view of the Peel Stakeholders Transitional Advisory Committee (STAC) and agree to accept the earliest social housing application date for the placement of households on the centralized waiting list for rent geared-to-income housing.

Carried 2002-867


HO-B2. An Update on Private Rental Housing in the United States

Received 2002-868


HO-B3. Peel Regional Housing Corporation - Merger with Peel Living and Appointment of Auditor

Moved by Councillor McCallion;
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the Regional Corporation, in its capacity as sole shareholder of Peel Regional Housing Corporation, consent in writing to the following resolution:

Be it resolved that:

The merger of Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation (Peel Living) and Peel Regional Housing Corporation (PRHC) take effect as of the close of business on December 31, 2002;

And further, that the firm of KPMG be appointed the auditor of PRHC to hold office for 2002 at such remuneration as may be fixed by the Directors;

And further, that any Officer or Director of the Corporation be and is hereby authorized and directed to execute any document on behalf of the Corporation and to do all acts and things as may be necessary or desirable to affect the merger as directed herein.

Carried 2002-869


HO-C. Heritage Complex

HO-C1. Acquisition of the 1851 Journal of Dr. Joseph Adamson

Received 2002-870


HO-D. Property

HO-D1. Encroachment Agreement, Bovaird Drive (Regional Road 107) and Mississauga Road (Regional Road 1), Owner: Calldron Gas Bars Ltd. - City of Brampton, Ward 6

Moved by Councillor Miles;
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That the encroachment on Bovaird Drive (Regional Road 107) and Mississauga Road (Regional Road 1), and adjacent 0.30m reserve, being a chain-link fence at 2025 Highway 7 West in the City of Brampton be permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions in the Encroachment Agreement dated April 5, 2002 between The Regional Municipality of Peel and Calldron Gas Bars Ltd., as permitted under Section 308(3), of the Municipal Act;

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

Carried 2002-871

See also Resolution 2002-894


HO-D2. Sale of Region Owned Surplus Land, Former Peel Ownership Demonstration Project, West Side of Cawthra Road, North of CNR Railway Line - City of Mississauga, Ward 1

Moved by Councillor Corbasson;
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That the Offer to Purchase Agreement between Claredale Norstar Inc. as Purchaser and The Regional Municipality of Peel as Vendor for the 3.95 acre parcel of land legally described as Lots 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131 and 132 on Registered Plan B-19, save and except Parts 1, 2 and 3 on Reference Plan 43R-12562, City of Mississauga, Regional Municipality of Peel, for a purchase price of $1,510,000.00, be accepted by the Regional Corporation;

And further, that a three (3) percent sales commission be paid by The Regional Municipality of Peel to the selling broker from the proceeds of the sale on closing;

And further, that the net proceeds from the sale be deposited in the Social Housing Reserve Fund under Cost Centre R1285 and Account 19350 to be specifically designated for development purposes.

Carried 2002-872


HO-E. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-E1. Chris Hodgson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated July 2, 2002, Responding to Chair Kolb's Correspondence dated March 18, 2002, Regarding Region of Peel's Proposal to Increase its Stock of Affordable Housing

Received 2002-873


HO-E2. Keith Ward, Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living, Region of Peel, Letter dated July 22, 2002, Responding to Royson James, Editor, Toronto Star, Regarding the Column dated June 10, 2002, Titled "Affordable Housing Deal Nothing but a Fraud"

Received 2002-874


HO-E3. Keith Ward, Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living, Region of Peel, Letter dated July 22, 2002, Responding to John Barber, Editor, Globe and Mail, Regarding the Column dated July 4, 2002, Titled "Cheap Housing still a Suburban Hot Potato"

Received 2002-875

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

Chaired by Vice-Chair G. Carlson

SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-A. Transhelp

HS-A1. Transhelp Bus Subsidy Allocation

Moved by Councillor Miles;
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That a request for allocation be approved by Council in the amount of $120,812 for Provincial subsidy towards the replacement of seven lift-equipped Transhelp buses in 2002;

And further, that the Regional Chair, the Regional Treasurer and the Regional Clerk be authorized to file the attached forms ON-T-02 and ON-T-09, attached as Appendix I, with the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario.

Carried 2002-876


HS-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-B1. Colin O. D'Cunha, MBBS, MHSc, FRCPC, Director, Public Health Branch and Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated July 17, 2002, Responding on Behalf of Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Regarding Chair Kolb's Correspondence dated June 14, 2002, on Vaccines for Today and for the Future

Received 2002-877


HS-B2. Cheri Cowan, CMO, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated June 20, 2002, Requesting Financial Assistance from the Region of Peel in the Amount of $25,000 for the Activities of Dufferin-Caledon Physician Search Committee to Attract New Physicians to the Community and Help Relieve the Current Acute Physician Shortage

Referred to Health 2002-878


HS-B3. Chris Stockwell, Minister of Environment and Energy (MOEE), Letter dated June 26, 2002, Responding to Chair Kolb's Correspondence dated March 11, 2002, Regarding the Comprehensive Provincial Water Policy

Moved by Councillor Morisson;
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That the Acting Regional Chair send a further message to the Minister of Environment and Energy reiterating Peel's position regarding the provincial water policy, specifically with respect to water bottling and the removal of water from aquifers.

Carried 2002-879


HS-B4. David Anderson, MP, Minister of the Environment (MOE), Letter dated July 18, 2002, Acknowledging Chair Kolb's Correspondence dated July 10, 2002, Regarding Council Resolution 2002-605 in Support of Ratification of the Kyoto Protocol and Enclosing a Discussion Paper on Canada's Contribution to Addressing Climate Change

Moved by Councillor McCallion;
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the Acting Regional Chair forward a second message to the Federal Minister of the Environment urging him to approve the Kyoto Protocol.

Carried 2002-880

See also Resolution 2002-881


HS-B5. Joe Clark, Leader, Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, Letter dated July 15, 2002, Responding to Chair Kolb's Correspondence dated June 20, 2002, Regarding Council Resolution 2002-605 in Support of Ratification of the Kyoto Protocol

Received 2002-881

See also Resolution 2002-880


HS-B6. Brenda Elliott, Minister of Community, Family and Children's Services, Letter dated July 10, 2002, Responding to Chair Kolb's Correspondence to Honourable John Baird dated May 15, 2002, Concerning the Ontario Early Years Centres and the Town of Caledon

Received 2002-882


HS-B7. Cheri Cowan, CMO, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated July 23, 2002, Regarding Funding for Child Care Centres

Received 2002-883

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

Chaired by Councillor M. Morrison

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Sanitary Sewer on Cawthra Road, Project 02-2720 - City of Mississauga, Ward 4

Moved by Councillor Corbasson;
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That a 250mm (10 inch) diameter sanitary sewer be constructed on Cawthra Road from the existing sanitary sewer located south of House 4126 Cawthra Road to approximately 258 metres (846 feet) north, ending and connecting to the existing sanitary sewer north of House 4210 Cawthra Road, at a total estimated cost of $190,000 under Project 02-2720;

And further, that the required funds in the amount of $119,451 be allocated from Capital Budget Item 02-2000, to be financed by the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that debentures in the amount of $70,549 be issued to the Utility Rate Stabilization Reserve to finance the property owners total costs;

And further, that these actions will not affect the Region's debt capacity as this type of financing is considered "self liquidating" by the Province of Ontario;

And further, that a portion of these works, based on the current Regional Council approved frontage rate of $215 per metre ($65.53 per foot) plus a one time connection fee of $1,550 per lot, be assessed annually against the abutting property owners for fifteen (15) years, including an interest rate which shall be determined at the time a by-law to authorize the issuance of debentures is passed;

And further, that property owners be given the opportunity to commute the special assessment by advance payment at any time during the fifteen (15) year period;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Council authorizing the undertaking of the works and imposition of a sanitary sewer frontage rate and connection fee under the Local Improvement Act at the completion of construction;

And further, that the Regional Clerk forward a copy of the subject resolution and a "Notice to Amend" the tax rolls of the affected owners to the City of Mississauga;

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

Carried 2002-884


PW-B. Operations and Maintenance

PW-B1. Award Recommendation for Tender Document (2001-364T) Under Managed Competition for Closed Circuit Television Inspection of Sanitary Sewers Within the Region of Peel

Moved by Councillor McCallion;
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That Capital Commercial Pipe Services be awarded the contract to provide Colour Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) camera inspection and analysis of sanitary sewers within the Region of Peel;

And further, that under the terms and conditions set out in tender document Number 2001-364T, established under Managed Competition, the aforementioned vendor be retained to provide CCTV inspection and analysis services for a minimum of one (1) seasonal period on the basis of a firm price of $411,464.40 for its duration, to commence in 2003;

And further, that the necessary funds for this award be provided from Current Cost Centres WP22102, WP52102, WP62102 and the balance of the contract amount from Capital Project Number 02-2100 in the following amounts respectively: $13,843, $116,028, $204,385 and $193,120.40, subject to council approval;

And further, that based on satisfactory performance and service that authority be given to extend this contract for the four (4) optional periods in accordance with the contract documents.

Carried 2002-885


PW-C. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-C1. Amendment of 2001 Sanitary Surcharge for the Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) Co., 5900 Falbourne Street - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

Moved by Councillor Iannicca;
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That the fourth quarter result of 12,200 mg/litre Carbonaceous Biochemical Oxygen Demand (CBOD) obtained on October 31 - November 1, 2001 be eliminated from the calculation of the Sanitary Surcharge for The Pepsi Bottling Group (Canada) Co. for 2001 and that the remaining twenty three (23) samples be used to calculate their surcharge costs.

Carried 2002-886


PW-D. Waste Management

PW-D1. Region-Wide Litter Strategy Update

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the Commissioner of Public Works review the feasibility of the Region of Peel adopting the provincial responsibility of cleaning highway interchanges including costs associated with providing such service;

And further, that the requested information be brought back to Regional Council to determine whether or not the Region should undertake this provincial responsibility.

Carried 2002-887


PW-D2. Sale of Electricity from the Britannia Landfill Gas Recovery Project

Moved by Councillor McCallion;
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated July 15, 2002, titled "Sale of Electricity from the Britannia Landfill Gas Recovery Project" be deferred to the September 12, 2002 General Committee meeting to allow Regional staff further discussions with Enersource.

Carried 2002-888


Rules of Procedure Waived

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor DiMarco;

That in accordance with Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, Section III-2(i), be waived to allow for the August 8, 2002 Regional Council meeting to continue past 3:30 p.m. in order to complete the items on the agenda.

Carried 2002-889


PW-D3. Glass Markets and Residue Disposal - Fewster Drive Material Recovery Facility

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That a one year agreement be entered into between the Region and Recyclable Materials Marketing to secure haulage and disposal of Fewster Drive Material Recovery Facility processing residues effective August 1, 2002;

And further, that a one year agreement be entered into between the Region and Recyclable Materials Marketing to secure haulage and marketing of Fewster Drive Material Recovery Facility glass commodities, effective August 1, 2002;

And further, that authority to extend the contract arrangement with Recyclable Materials Marketing through direct negotiation with the vendor be granted to the Purchasing Manager;

And further, that the one year cost for this arrangement is approximately $593,000, as compared to the projected one year cost for the current arrangement of $696,000, and that the funding will be provided through current operations waste budget WW70210;

And further, that the authority to change destinations used for glass recycling and residue disposal be granted to the Purchasing Manager, within the approved operations waste budget WW70210 until April 30, 2005, the end of the Material Recovery Facility Processing Contract;

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

Carried 2002-890

PW-D4. Environment Day Event Locations for Fall 2002

Moved by Councillor Corbasson;
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That two fall Environment Day 2002 events be held at CRL/Golder Associates in Northwest Mississauga and at Xerox in Southwest Mississauga as in 2001;

And further, that the concurrent Environment Day events held at the Community Recycling Centres (CRC's) and Recycling Depots be replaced with Exemption Weeks from September 3 to 13, 2002 to coincide with Waste Collection Exemption Weeks;

And further, that in 2003, two spring Environment Days be held in Southwest and Southeast Mississauga.

Carried 2002-891


Moved by Councillor Gyles;
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That staff be directed to undertake discussions with Councillor Gyles and the Mayor of the City of Mississauga to explore alternatives to having the Brampton site serve as the recycling centre for the residents of Malton;

And further, that staff be directed to consider Councillor Morrison's request for a possible alternate recycling centre for the residents of the southern part of Caledon.

Carried 2002-892


PW-E. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-E1. Doug Barnes, Assistant Deputy Minister, Integrated Environmental Division and Carl Griffith, Assistant Deputy Minister, Division, Ministry of Environment and Energy (MOEE), Letter dated July 12, 2002, Providing an Update on the Amendments to Drinking Water Protection Regulation (O. Reg. 459/00)

Referred to Public Works 2002-893

 

8. BY-LAWS

a) Regional

Three Readings

By-law 45-2002: A by-law to provide for the Regional Corporation's consent to permit an encroachment onto parts of Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive) and Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) in the City of Brampton.

By-law 47-2002: A by-law to set the interest rate for local improvement projects 94-2040, 96-2030, 97-2010, 99-2010 and 01-2020, and to repeal section 5 of By-law 161-94.

By-law 48-2002: A by-law to establish a Percentage by which Tax Decreases are limited for 2002 for Properties in the Commercial, Industrial and Multi-Residential Property Classes.

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-law 45-2002, 47-2002 and 48-2002, be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the corporate seal be affixed.

Carried 2002-894

See also Resolutions 2002-846, 2002-847 and 2002-871


9. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Resolution Regarding Appointment to the Etobicoke Mimico Watersheds Coalition

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That Regional Councillors Lorna Bissell and Cliff Gyles be nominated and appointed to the Etobicoke Mimico Watersheds Coalition for the term September, 2002 to November 30, 2003, or until a successor is appointed;

And further, that Andrea Warren, Planner, and Alina Korniluk, Hydrogeologist, (previously appointed under resolution 2002-798) be forwarded as staff representatives for the term September, 2002 to June, 2005;

And further, that the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) be so advised.

Carried 2002-895


Additional Item

Two Left Turning Lanes on Britannia Road into a Plaza

Moved by Councillor McCallion;
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the Commissioner of Public Works report back on the approval process that authorized two (2) left turn lanes into a plaza off of Britannia Road.

Carried 2002-896


10. NOTICES OF MOTION


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider Council reports relating to the following:

  • A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

  • Labour relations or employee negotiations

Carried 2002-897


Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That Council proceed out of In Camera.

Carried 2002-898



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

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the Offer to Sell Agreement from Carman Leroy Foster Livingston, as the Owner, for the fee simple purchase of the lands and buildings described as Part of Lot 1, Concession 6, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Albion), Regional Municipality of Peel, and more particularly described as Parts 3 and 4 on Reference Plan 43R-18513, for a purchase price $500,000.00 inclusive of costs, plus G.S.T. and Land Transfer Tax, be approved;

And further, that funds in the amount of $170,000, representing a portion of the costs of this transaction, be provided to Public Works Project Number 01-4007 from the Roads Unallocated Project 02-4000, to be financed by the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that the balance of the funds required for this transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 01-4007.

Carried 2002-899

b) Labour relations or employee negotiations

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

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 1483-A representing unionized employees at Transhelp be ratified;

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

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

Carried 2002-900

Letter dated August 7, 2002 from a Former Staff Member Providing Details of Employment with Transhelp

Received 2002-901



12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That By-law 49-2002 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on August 8, 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 2002-902

 


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 3:50 p.m.


C. Gravlev
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Acting Regional Clerk
  C. Harker
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Acting Regional Chair