THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
May 29, 2003

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:43 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Corbasson recited the prayer.

Members: R. Begley, L. Bissell, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco, S. Fennell*, C. Harker, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, G. Miles, M. Morrison, P. Palleschi, P. Saito, C. Seglins, I. Sinclair, R. Whitehead
 
Members Absent:

G. Carlson, due to illness; C. Gyles; H. McCallion; P. Mullin, due to other municipal business; M. Prentice, due to other municipal business

 
Also Present:

R. Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; P. Graham, Commissioner of Health; D. Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; L. Nashman, Commissioner of People, Information and Technology; D. Szwarc, Commissioner of Social Services; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; B. Zeran, Deputy Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Co-ordinator

 

2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) May 8, 2003, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on May 8, 2003 be approved.

Carried 2003-514


b) May 22, 2003, Special Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the minutes of the Special Regional Council meeting held on May 22, 2003 be approved.

Carried 2003-515


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the consolidated agenda for the May 29, 2003 Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 2003-516


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

Additional Items

Video Excerpt on the Emergency Preparedness Week Activities

Received 2003-517


Peter Graham, Commissioner of Health Providing an Update on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and West Nile Virus (Oral)

Received 2003-518

Peter Graham, Commissioner of Health, advised the Members of Council that 300 Peel residents are currently in isolation due to their exposure to people displaying systems of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). He advised that at this time, Peel Health's main focus is the dissemination of information to Peel physicians and hospitals.


Councillor Fennell arrived at 10:04 a.m.

a) Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and Peter Dundas, Director, Ambulance and Emergency Programs Presenting Ambulance Workshop Up-Date and Next Steps

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillors Dale and Morrison;

That the current Service Performance Agreements with the Region of Peel's contract providers for the delivery of Land Ambulance Services be extended for an additional one year period from January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2004.

Carried 2003-519


6. COMMUNICATIONS


7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Minutes of the General Committee (GC-2003-7) meeting held on May 22, 2003

B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-120-2003:

That the consolidated agenda for the May 22, 2003, General Committee meeting be amended to include an additional item under In Camera Matters relating to the litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation;

And further, that the consolidated agenda for the May 22, 2003, General Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2003-520


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A. Legal Services

MA-A1. "Indians on the Credit" Mural

RECOMMENDATION GC-121-2003:

That an agreement be entered into between the City of Mississauga, the Credit Valley Conservation Authority (CVC) and the Regional Municipality of Peel to permit the permanent relocation of the mural "Indians on the Credit" to a facility owned and operated by the City of Mississauga;

And further, that the Regional Municipality of Peel's signing officers be authorized to execute the agreement.

Approved 2003-521


MA-B. Ambulance and Emergency Programs

MA-B1. Minutes of the Emergency and Protective Services Committee Meeting (EPSC-2003-2) held on May 15, 2003

A quorum of voting members was not present thirty minutes after the scheduled commencement time and in accordance with Section III-4(d) of Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, the meeting stood adjourned.

Consequently, all items not dealt with during this meeting were placed on the added agenda of the next scheduled General Committee meeting of May 22, 2003.

See also Resolutions 2003-522 and 2003-523

MA-B2. Regional Fire Coordinator's 2002 Annual Report

RECOMMENDATION GC-122-2003:

That Fire Chief Garry Morden, Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services be thanked for his efforts during 2002 in ensuring that the plans of the Fire Departments of the Region of Peel were fully coordinated.

Approved 2003-522

MA-B3. 2002 Annual Report of the 9-1-1 Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION GC-123-2003:

That the members of the 9-1-1 Advisory Committee be thanked for their ongoing support to the Region's 9-1-1 Emergency Number Service.

Approved 2003-523


MA-C. Clerk's

MA-C1. Regional Representation on the William Osler Health Centre Board of Directors

RECOMMENDATION GC-124-2003:

That Councillor DiMarco be appointed to serve on the William Osler Health Centre Board of Directors for the term commencing on June 18, 2003 and ending on November 30, 2003, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Approved 2003-524

MA-C2. Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001, Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) Joint Peel - Caledon AAC

RECOMMENDATION GC-125-2003:

That subject to the approval of the Council of the Town of Caledon and despite Regional Council Resolution 2002-1221, a Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee be established to advise both Regional Council and Caledon Council pursuant to the requirement of the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001;

And further, that upon approval of the Council of the Town of Caledon, the Terms of Reference for the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee attached as Appendix 1 to the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated May 6, 2003, titled "Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001, Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) Joint Peel-Caledon AAC" be approved and adopted as applicable to the Joint Peel-Caledon AAC;

And further, that subject to the approval of the Council of the Town of Caledon, the following persons be appointed to the Joint Peel-Caledon AAC for such period of time and on such terms and conditions as set out in the Terms of Reference for the Joint Peel-Caledon AAC: Glenn Barnes, Havinder Bajwa, Beverley Davis, Terri Hamilton, Marlowe Horn and Maureen Tymkow;

And further, that in addition to the Regional Chair as member ex officio, two Regional Councillors, at least one of whom shall be elected in the Town of Caledon, be appointed to the Joint Peel-Caledon AAC;

And further, that section VII-5(b) of the Region's Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended that restricts appointments that extend beyond the term of Council be waived in respect of the appointments of persons who are not members of Regional Council so that they may serve for the term set out in the Terms of Reference (until December 31, 2004);

And further, that if approval from the Council of the Town of Caledon as to the Joint Peel-Caledon AAC, the Terms of Reference and the appointment of members is not received, the members appointed under this resolution of Regional Council shall be deemed to be appointed to a Peel only AAC and the Terms of Reference attached as Appendix I to the subject report shall apply with such changes as may be necessary;

And further, that a copy of the subject report and resolution be forwarded to the Town of Caledon for their approval.

Carried by two-thirds vote 2003-525

See also Resolution 2003-582

MA-C3. Delegation of the Land Division Committee Function to the Town of Caledon

RECOMMENDATION GC-126-2003:

That the authority of Regional Council to give consents under section 53 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P. 13, as amended, with respect to lands situated in the Town of Caledon be delegated to the Council of the Corporation of the Town of Caledon effective as of and from the second day of June, 2003;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Regional Council for the required number of readings.

Approved 2003-526

See also Resolution 2003-581


FINANCE

MA-D. Corporate Finance

MA-D1. 2003 Regional Levy By-law

RECOMMENDATION GC-127-2003:

That the necessary by-law be presented to Council for approval which apportions the net levy requirement of $518,000,000 to the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon in accordance with the Council approved apportionment formula and per the Financial Control by-law, as detailed in Appendix I to the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated May 12, 2003, titled "2003 Regional Levy By-law", inclusive of technical adjustments related to waste management expenditures.

Approved 2003-527

See also Resolution 2003-581

MA-D2. Statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds - Fiscal 2002

RECOMMENDATION GC-128-2003:

That Council receive the attached statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds for Fiscal 2002 as described in Appendix I to the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated April 28, 2003, titled "Statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds - Fiscal 2002";

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be directed to forward the statement to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in accordance with the Development Charges Act, 1997.

Approved 2003-528


MA-E. Internal Audit

MA-E1. Minutes of the Audit Subcommittee Meeting (ASC-2003-2) held on May 8, 2003

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-4-2003:

That the agenda for the May 8, 2003 Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2003-529


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS


4. REPORTS

a) Region of Peel Audited 2002 Consolidated Financial Statement

Received 2003-530

b) 2002 External Audit Management Letter

RECOMMENDATION ASC-5-2003:

That further information be submitted at the next Audit Subcommittee meeting outlining the Region of Peel's practice and experience in respect to the provision of vacation time and commenting on the Region's liability and exposure as a result of the findings in respect to negative police vacation balances.

Approved 2003-531

c) 2003 Status of Management Action Plans

Received 2003-532

d) 2002 Internal Audit Work Plan Budget vs. Actual Time

Received 2003-533


5. SCHEDULE OF FUTURE MEETINGS

a) Internal Audits in Progress (Oral)
Remarks by Larry Hawes, Director, Internal Audit

Received 2003-534


6. OTHER BUSINESS


MA-F. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-F1. Pat Vanini, Executive Director, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Letter dated April 24, 2003, Responding to Chair Kolb's Correspondence Supporting the Prime Minister's Task Force on Urban Issues

Received 2003-535

MA-F2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 25, 2003, Announcing How the Electricity Market will be Managed in the Post Bill 210 World

Received 2003-536

MA-F3. Janet Ecker, MPP, Minister of Finance, Letter received April 29, 2003, Announcing that the Ontario Municipal Economic Infrastructure Financing Authority (OMEIFA) is Ready to Accept Applications from Municipalities for Subsidized Loans to Support Critical Infrastructure Investments

Received 2003-537

MA-F4. Steve Shaw, Vice President, Corporate Affairs & Communications, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated April 29, 2003, Advising that Mr. Louis Parsons has been Selected for Appointment to the GTAA Board of Directors in the Region of Peel Position

Received 2003-538

MA-F5. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair, The Regional Municipality of Peel, Letter dated April 30, 2003, Responding to Correspondence from Mr. Zulfiqar A. Dhakan, Resident of Brampton, Regarding Employment of Asian Immigrants at the Region of Peel

Received 2003-539

MA-F6. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 6, 2003, Advising that the Provincial Government has Filed a Regulation Under the New Municipal Act, Regarding Municipal Business Corporations

Received 2003-540

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Planning Policy and Research

PL-A1. Update on Initiatives to Develop a Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Agricultural Action Plan

Received 2003-541

PL-A2. Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Task Force on Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Reform

Referred to the May 29, 2003 Regional Council meeting 2003-542

See also Resolutions 2003-579 and 2003-580

PL-A3. 2001 Census Release: Visible Minorities and Home Languages

Received 2003-543


PL-B. Development Planning Services

PL-B1. Cooksville Creek Special Policy Area Study

RECOMMENDATION GC-129-2003:

That the Cooksville Creek Special Policy Area (SPA) Report - Technical Findings dated April 2003 prepared by the Planning and Building Department of the City of Mississauga be supported;

And further, that the Final Draft of the SPA study for the Cooksville Creek Flood Plain report prepared for the City of Mississauga Planning and Building Department by Phillips Engineering Ltd., dated February 28, 2003 be supported;

And further, that the City of Mississauga be commended for their detailed and inclusive approach with agencies and the consultants throughout the study process;

And further, that the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated April 16, 2003, titled "Cooksville Creek Special Policy Area Study" be forwarded to the City of Mississauga, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the Credit Valley Conservation (CVC).

Approved 2003-544

PL-B2. Renaming of Highway 7 West and Bovaird Drive to Bovaird Drive West and Bovaird Drive East - City of Brampton, Wards 1, 2, 5, 6 and 10

RECOMMENDATION GC-130-2003:

That Highway 7 West from Hurontario Street westerly to the Region of Peel boundary be renamed Bovaird Drive West;

And further, that Bovaird Drive from Hurontario Street easterly to Airport Road be renamed Bovaird Drive East;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Regional Council as required by the Municipal Act;

And further, that the Public Works Departments of the Region and the City of Brampton initiate changes to streetname signs as may be necessary;

And further, that the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario be requested to change the advance streetname signs on their Highways;

And further, that the City of Brampton, Canada Post and all emergency service providers be notified.

Approved 2003-545

See also Resolution 2003-581


PL-B3. Request for Private Waste Collection, 210-240 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Site Plan Application SP 02-217 - City of Mississauga, Ward 7

RECOMMENDATION GC-131-2003:

That the Council of the Region of Peel permit private waste collection services for the proposed condominium apartment development at 210-240 Burnhamthorpe Road West;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioners of Planning and Public Works, dated April 22, 2003, titled "Request for Private Waste Collection, 210-240 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Site Plan Application SP 02-217, City of Mississauga, Ward 7" be forwarded to the City of Mississauga and the applicant.

Approved 2003-546

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Document No. 2002-307P, Contract Administration and Inspection Services for Intersection Improvement Works at Derry Road and Winston Churchill Boulevard, Project 00-4290 - City of Mississauga, Ward 9

RECOMMENDATION GC-132-2003:

That Document No. 2002-307P be extended to include administration and inspection services for Intersection Improvement Works at Derry Road and Winston Churchill Boulevard in the City of Mississauga, Ward 9, to Totten Sims Hubicki Associates in the amount of $135,000, for a total commitment of $303,700 (excluding G.S.T.), under Project 00-4290.

Approved 2003-547

PW-A2. 247 Regional Road 20 (Queensway) - Agreement to Defer Property Dedication - City of Mississauga, Ward 7

RECOMMENDATION GC-133-2003:

That the property dedication requirements for 247 Regional Road 20 (Queensway) pursuant to site plan application 00/170 W7 be deferred until such time as same are required by the Region of Peel and terms set out in an agreement with the registered owner of the property, such terms to be satisfactory to the Commissioner of Public Works;

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

Approved 2003-548

RESOLUTION 2003-548 RESCINDED BY 2005-55

PW-A3. Public Works Revised 2004 to 2012 Capital Forecast - Region of Peel

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2003-576


PW-B. Waste Management

PW-B1. Minutes of the Waste Management Subcommittee Meeting (WMSC-2003-2) held on May 15, 2003

1. Declarations of Conflicts of Interest


2. Approval of Agenda

RECOMMENDATION WM-4-2003:

That the agenda be amended to include a delegation by Dr. Robert Hiscox, owner of 118 Queen Street West, requesting reconsideration of the Region's decision to cease curbside waste pick-up for his property;

And further, that the agenda be amended to include discussion on setting a date for the Caledon Open House;

And further, that the agenda be amended to include an item relating to Mayor McCallion's request for information on the Region's back-up plan for waste transport in the event that the Michigan landfill is no longer accessible;

And further, that the agenda be amended to include a request for information on industrial/commercial/ institutional tonnages with reference to the total tonnage and cost for Peel as a whole, and identifying the Mississauga portion;


And further, that the agenda for the May 15, 2003, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2003-549


3. Delegations

Additional Item

b) Dr. Robert Hiscox, Dentist and Owner of 118 Queen Street West, Requesting Reconsideration of the Region's Decision to Cease Curbside Waste Pick-up for his Property

RECOMMENDATION WM-5-2003:

That the matter of curbside collection for the property at 118 Queen Street West be referred to staff for resolution;

And further, that Waste Management staff examine the broader issue of waste collection for medical buildings and bring forward a report on this matter.

Approved 2003-550

a) Roy Brown, President & Chief Executive Officer and Carmen McClelland, Knowaste LLC, Regarding Knowaste's Diaper Recycling Process

Received 2003-551


4. Waste Management Updates

a) Collection and Recycling of Diapers (Oral)
Presentation by Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management

Referred to Waste Management staff for more information 2003-552

b) Waste Disposal for Non-Profit Organizations (Oral)
Presentation by Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management

RECOMMENDATION WM-6-2003:

That the Region maintain the current tipping fees policy for Non-Profit Agencies;

And further, that staff work with Non-Profit Organizations to establish Waste Reduction Plans.

Approved 2003-553

c) Update on the Educational Publication on Recycled Materials - December 19, 2002 Delegation to Waste Management Subcommittee (Oral)
Update by Annette Geldbert, Public Affairs Associate, Waste Management

Received 2003-554

d) Setting a Date for the Caledon Open House (Oral)

RECOMMENDATION WM-7-2003:

That the Peel Composting Facility Proposed Expansion Open House be held on Saturday, June 14th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Caledon Sanitary Landfill, with a presentation to take place at 2:00 p.m.

Approved 2003-555

e) Request by Mayor McCallion for Information on the Region's Back-up Plan for Waste Transport in the Event that the Michigan Landfill is No Longer Accessible

Referred to Waste Management 2003-556

See also Resolution 2003-566

f) Request for Information on Industrial/Commercial/Institutional (ICI) Tonnage Distribution (Oral)

Referred to Waste Management 2003-557


5. Communications

a) Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Memorandum dated May 5, 2003, Forwarding an E-mail dated May 3, 2003 from Mr. Leonard Smith Requesting that Additional Waste Collection Facilities be Established in Mississauga

Received 2003-558

See also Resolution 2003-559

Additional Item

b) Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management, E-mail Communication, dated May 15, 2003, to Mr. Leonard Smith Responding to his Request for Additional Waste Collection Facilities in Mississauga

Received 2003-559

See also Resolution 2003-558


PW-B2. Transtor Container System for Community Recycling Centres, Capital Project 03-6501

RECOMMENDATION GC-134-2003:

That the agreement between the Region of Peel and VQuip Inc. (supplier of the Transtor System manufactured by Haul-All Equipment Systems) be extended to include the supply and installation of the Transtor System at the Battleford Community Recycling Centre (CRC) and the Clarkson CRC at a cost of $2,723,980 (including GST);

And further, that the 2003 pending balance of $1,723,980 under Capital Project 03-6501 be approved;

And further, that the budget for Capital Project 03-6501 be increased by an additional $1,000,000 (identified in the 2004 and 2005 Capital Forecast in the amounts of $700,000 and $300,000 respectively);

And further, that the necessary funds for Capital Project 03-6501 in the amount of $2,723,980 be financed from the Waste Management Reserve R1010;

And further, that the Transtor System be incorporated into the design of all future CRCs.

Approved 2003-560

PW-B3. First Quarter Waste Management Tonnage Report

Received 2003-561

PW-B4. Consultant Retention for the Central Community Recycling Centre, Proposal 2002-147P, Project 99-6507

RECOMMENDATION GC-135-2003:

That the agreement for consulting services between the Region of Peel and Earth Tech (Canada) Inc. be extended to provide Contract Administration and Construction Supervision for the Central (Battleford) Community Recycling Centre at a cost of $177,330 (excluding GST) under Capital Project 99-6507, giving a total consulting services cost of $389,040 (excluding GST);

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

Approved 2003-562

PW-B5. Long Term Waste Resource Management Strategy 2002 Update

Received 2003-563


PW-C. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-C1. John Schmal, President, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Letter dated March 24, 2003, Encouraging Involvement in the Municipal Infrastructure Lobby

Received 2003-564

PW-C2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 23, 2003, Seeking Consultation on the Provincial Source Water Protection Framework Report

Referred to Public Works 2003-565

PW-C3. Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works, Memorandum dated May 21, 2003, Responding to a Request from Mayor Hazel McCallion for the Region of Peel's Waste Management Contingency Plan

Received 2003-566

See also Resolution 2003-556

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. Property

HO-A1. Transfer of Stormwater Easements in Connection with Construction of the New Peel Regional Police Training Facility at 180 Derry Road East - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-136-2003:

That easement interests for the purpose of stormwater drainage over the lands described as Part of Lot 10, Concession 1 East of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1 and 2 on Reference Plan 43R-27588 be declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation.

Approved 2003-567

RECOMMENDATION GC-137-2003:

That an easement be transferred gratuitously in favour of the owner of 160 Derry Road East for the purpose of entering onto, operating and maintaining a stormwater easement over the lands described as Part of Lot 10, Concession 1 East of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-27588;

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

Approved 2003-568

RECOMMENDATION GC-138-2003:

That an easement be transferred gratuitously in favour of the owner of 140 Derry Road East for the purpose of entering onto, operating and maintaining a stormwater easement over the lands described as Part of Lot 10, Concession 1 East of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 2 on Reference Plan 43R-27588;

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

Approved 2003-569

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Clean Air Council 2003 Smog Summit

RECOMMENDATION GC-139-2003:

That Regional Council approve the 2003 Region of Peel proposed commitments and draft Joint GTA Clean Air Council Smog Summit commitments as outlined in Appendix I to the report by the Executive Management Team, dated May 7, 2003, titled "Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Clean Air Council 2003 Smog Summit".

Approved 2003-570

HS-A2. Region of Peel Smog Response Strategy

RECOMMENDATION GC-140-2003:

That Regional Council approve the Smog Response Strategy as set out in Appendix II to the report by the Executive Management Team, dated May 7, 2003, titled "Region of Peel Smog Response Strategy".

Approved 2003-571



HS-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-B1. Dr. Hanif S. Kassam, Acting Commissioner of Health Services and Medical Officer of Health, York Region, Letter dated April 25, 2003, Thanking Region of Peel Health Department Staff for their Involvement in York Region's Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Emergency Response

Received 2003-572

See also Resolution 2003-573

HS-B2. Michael Garret, Chief Administrative Officer, York Region, Letter dated May 7, 2003, Thanking Peter Graham, Commissioner of Health, Region of Peel for his Generous Assistance during the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Outbreak

Received 2003-573

See also Resolution 2003-572

HS-B3. Jean L. Williams, Chairman, Conservation Halton, Letter dated May 6, 2003, Enclosing Conservation Halton's Brochure on West Nile Virus Called Watershed Viewpoint (Receipt recommended)

Received 2003-574


Additional Item

Update on West Nile Virus Communication (Oral)

Received 2003-575


F. OTHER BUSINESS



7. REPORTS

2. Staff Reports

a) 2003 Development Charge Background Study
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Norma Trim, Director, Corporate Finance

Moved by Councillor Bissell,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That increases to the 2004 to 2012 Capital Forecast of $48,051,000 for the Water Program (from $586,176,000 to $634,227,000), of $220,979,000 for the Wastewater Program (from $231,154,000 to $452,133,000), and of $57,245,000 for the Roads Program (from $294,657,000 to $351,902,000) be approved in principle for planning purposes;

And further, that funding for the $48,051,000 increase to the Water Program 2004-2012 Capital Forecast be provided in principle from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve R0241 for $469,000 from Development Charge Reserve Funds R3520, R3530, R3620, and R3630 for $21,582,000 and from external recoveries for $26,000,000;

And further, that funding for the $220,979,000 increase to the Wastewater Program 2004-2012 Capital Forecast be provided in principle from the Wastewater Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve R0242 for $78,601,000, from Development Charge Reserve Funds R3515, R3525, R3615, and R3625 for $124,785,000, and from external recoveries for $17,593,000;

And further, that funding for the $57,245,000 increase to the Roads Program 2004-2012 Capital Forecast be provided in principle from the Roads Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve R0210 for $4,431,000, from Development Charge Reserve Fund R3505 for $49,917,000, and from external recoveries for $2,897,000;

And further, that the approved 2003 Capital Budget and revised 2004 to 2012 Capital Forecast form the basis for the 2003 Development Charges By-law and Background Study.

Carried 2003-576

See also Resolution 2003-577

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the proposed 2003 Residential and Non-Residential Development Charges as outlined in Tables 5 and 7 of the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated May 15, 2003, titled "2003 Development Charge Background Study" be received for consideration and the preparation of a detailed development charges by-law for presentation to Council on August 14, 2003;

And further, that the statutory public meeting to consider the 2003 Development Charges By-law and supporting Background Study be held on June 19, 2003;

And further, that all submissions received by Regional Council and written submissions received by the Regional Treasurer by July 4, 2003, including those opinions expressed verbally or in writing at the June 19, 2003 Public Meeting, be referred to Regional staff for consideration in the preparation of the final development charge recommendations and by-law for Council consideration and approval on August 14, 2003;

And further, that staff be directed to continue to meet with the Peel Chapter of the Urban Development Institute (UDI) and the Greater Toronto Home Builders Association (GTHBA), Boards of Trade and Chambers of Commerce to discuss outstanding Development Charge policy/by-law issues prior to final Development Charges By-law approval in August 2003.

Carried 2003-577

See also Resolutions 2003-576 and 2003-578

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

Whereas it is difficult to raise 30% for hospitals to meet provincial formula requirements;

Therefore be it resolved that staff be directed to investigate and report back in August 2003 on a policy for collecting funds for hospitals.

Carried 2003-578

See also Resolution 2003-577


b) Comments on the City of Mississauga Report on the Task Force on Ontario Municipal Board Reform

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

Whereas the Ontario Municipal Board was created to resolve municipal land use issues at a time when municipal governments were small and had limited planning expertise;

And whereas the role and mandate of the Ontario Municipal Board have not been significantly altered in response to increased municipal planning skills or expanded municipal responsibilities for land use planning under the Planning Act;

And whereas the Ontario Municipal Board has broad planning powers and can make decisions in the absence of a full municipal review of a planning application and can overturn local planning decisions;

And whereas Ontario Municipalities invest significant resources in staff time, legal and other associated costs in establishing and implementing local planning policy;

And whereas there is growing concern from municipalities and citizens that the decisions of the Ontario Municipal Board are eroding local planning authority;

And whereas there have been numerous Council Resolutions, municipal reports and reports from planning professionals and academics advocating reform of the Ontario Municipal Board;

And whereas the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Task Force on Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Reform, an informed group of municipal elected representatives and staff, after study and consultation, has made practical recommendations for improvements to the planning appeal process;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel endorses the report of the GTA Task Force on OMB Reform dated March 7, 2003;

And further, that this resolution be circulated to the Chair of the GTA Task Force on OMB Reform, the Attorney General, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and the provincial party leaders;

And further, that Council express support to the Province of the City of Mississauga's position that the Ontario Municipal Board should become a true appellate body and that Ontario Municipal Board decisions should conform to the Provincial Policy Statements.

Carried 2003-579

See also Resolutions 2003-542 and 2003-580

c) Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Task Force on Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Reform

Received 2003-580

See also Resolutions 2003-542 and 2003-579


8. BY-LAWS

a) Regional

Three Readings

By-law 21-2003: by-law to change the name of part of Bovaird Drive and Regional Road 107 between Airport Road and the westerly boundary of the Region of Peel to be renamed as Bovaird Drive East and Bovaird Drive West, in the City of Brampton

By-law 22-2003: A by-law to adopt estimates of all sums required during the year 2003 for the purposes of the Regional Corporation and to provide a general levy and special levies on Area Municipalities

By-law 28-2003: A by-law to withdraw from the Land Division Committee, the authority of Council to give consent under the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 Chapter P. 13, as amended; to delegate such authority to the Town of Caledon; and to repeal By-Law 66-97

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws
21-2003, 22-2003 and 28-2003, be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Deputy Clerk, and that the corporate seal be affixed.

Carried 2003-581

See also Resolutions 2003-526, 2003-527 and 2003-545


9. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Resolution Seeking a Third Regional Representative to be Appointed to the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC)

Referred to the June 12, 2003 General Committee meeting 2003-582

See also Resolution 2003-525


Additional Item

b) Tires on Orenda Road, City of Brampton (Oral)

Received 2003-583

The Regional Chair undertook to work with the Chief Administrative Officer and staff to investigate and take appropriate immediate action, on the issue of removing tires located at 124 and 255 Orenda Road City of Brampton. Regional staff was requested to report back on the June 12, 2003 General Committee meeting on the status of this issue.


10. NOTICES OF MOTION


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

1. General Committee

a) In Camera Minutes of the General Committee (GC-2003-7) meeting held on May 22, 2003


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

RECOMMENDATION GC-141-2003:

That Regional Council authorize staff to attend an Ontario Municipal Board Hearing with party status to defend the Regional Official Plan and to support the City of Brampton and its Official Plan Amendment regarding the Credit Valley Secondary Plan (OP93-197);

And further, that the funds in the amount of $45,000 be allocated from Capital Project 99-7850, Regional Official Plan Implementation and Protection Capital Account;

And further, that the report of the Commissioners of Planning and Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated May 5, 2003, titled "Ontario Municipal Board Hearing, City of Brampton - Credit Valley Secondary Plan, Official Plan Amendment (OP93-197)" be made public and sent to the City of Brampton and parties of the hearing for information.

Approved 2003-584

G2. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation

RECOMMENDATION GC-142-2003:

That Regional Council direct staff to withdraw the appeal of City of Brampton Zoning By-law Amendment 365-2002 by Regional staff in the matter of an application by Cavese Investments Limited to permit the expansion of its existing warehouse operations;

And further, that a copy of the In Camera report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated May 1, 2003, be forwarded to the City of Brampton and the Town of Caledon for information.

Approved 2003-585

G3. A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

RECOMMENDATION GC-143-2003:

That the Offer to Sell Agreement from Pala Holdings Limited for a Permanent Easement and Temporary Working Easement plus compensation for disturbance on and over a portion of the lands described as Part of Block 1, Plan 43M-468 and Part of Block 8, Plan 43M-469, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1 and 2 on Reference Plan 43R-27903, for a purchase price of $145,658.57, plus taxes and costs, be approved;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 02-1970.

Approved 2003-586

G4. A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

RECOMMENDATION GC-144-2003:

That the Offer to Sell Agreement from Westmount Property Management Inc. for the Permanent Easement and Temporary Working Easement plus compensation for disturbance on and over a portion of the lands described as Parcel Block 2-4, Section 43M-469, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, and designated as Part 3 on Reference Plan 43R-17451, for a purchase price of $34,500.00, plus taxes and costs, be approved;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 02-1970.

Approved 2003-587

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-145-2003:

That the Offer to Sell Agreement from Senwood Developments Inc. for the Permanent Easement on and over a portion of the lands described as Part of Lot 11, Concession 10 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 3 on Reference Plan 43R-1813, for a purchase price of $59,130.00, plus taxes and costs, be approved;

And further, that the Offer to Sell Agreement from Senwood Developments Inc. for the Permanent Easement on and over a portion of the lands described as Part of Lot 11, Concession 10 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-1813, for a purchase price of $40,590.00, plus taxes and costs, be approved;

And further, that the funds for these transactions be provided from Public Works Project Number 02-1970.

Approved 2003-588

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-146-2003:

That Regional Council approve the expenditure of $1,500,000 for a Child Care Centre/Laboratory School and High/Scope research centre on the Davis Campus of Sheridan College;

And further, that Capital Project No. 03-0302 be established in the amount of $1,500,000 from the Ontario Works Reserve R1261, to fund this expenditure;

And further, that the release of funds be conditional upon the signing of an agreement between the Region of Peel and Sheridan College that satisfies the principles listed in Appendix 1, as amended, to the In Camera report of the Commissioner of Social Services, dated May 7, 2003.

Approved 2003-589

G7. A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

RECOMMENDATION GC-147-2003:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 4, Concession 10 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 and 34 on draft reference plan number 02-B4428E prepared by Young and Young Surveying Inc. dated December 6, 2002;

And further, that the necessary by-law be authorized for presentation to Regional Council;

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Expropriation, the Application and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2003-590

See also Resolution 2003-601

G8. A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

RECOMMENDATION GC-148-2003:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as part of the common elements of Peel Condominium Plan No. 435, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1 and 2 on draft reference plan number 20-02-105-100 prepared by Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ontario Limited dated January 20, 2003;

And further, that the necessary by-law be authorized for presentation to Regional Council;

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Expropriation, the Application and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2003-591

See also Resolution 2003-601

RECOMMENDATION GC-149-2003:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 5, Concession 4 East of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 8 and 9 on draft reference plan number 20-02-105-200 prepared by Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ontario Limited dated January 20, 2003;

And further, that the necessary by-law be authorized for presentation to Regional Council;

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Expropriation, the Application and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2003-592

See also Resolution 2003-601

RECOMMENDATION GC-150-2003:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Block X, Registered Plan 857, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 22, 23 and 24 on draft reference plan number 20-02-105-400 prepared by Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ontario Limited dated March 12, 2003;

And further, that the necessary by-law be authorized for presentation to Regional Council;

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Expropriation, the Application and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2003-593

See also Resolution 2003-601

G9. A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

RECOMMENDATION GC-151-2003:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced for the acquisition of a permanent easement and temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 6, Concession 7 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 9 and 10 on Reference Plan 43R-27902;

And further, that the necessary by-law be authorized for presentation to Regional Council;

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Expropriation, the Application and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2003-594

See also Resolution 2003-601

RECOMMENDATION GC-152-2003:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced for the acquisition of a permanent easement and temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 6, Concession 7 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 11 and 12 on Reference Plan 43R-27902;

And further, that the necessary by-law be authorized for presentation to Regional Council;

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Expropriation, the Application and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2003-595

See also Resolution 2003-601

RECOMMENDATION GC-153-2003:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced for the acquisition of a permanent easement and temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part of Block 1, Plan 43M-468 and Part of Block 8, Plan 43M-469, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1 and 2 on Reference Plan 43R-27903;

And further, that the necessary by-law be authorized for presentation to Regional Council;

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Expropriation, the Application and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2003-596

See also Resolution 2003-601

RECOMMENDATION GC-154-2003:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced for the acquisition of a permanent easement and temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part of Block 1, Plan 43M-469, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 3, 4 and 5 on Reference Plan 43R-27903;

And further, that the necessary by-law be authorized for presentation to Regional Council;

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Expropriation, the Application and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2003-597

See also Resolution 2003-601

RECOMMENDATION GC-155-2003:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced for the acquisition of a permanent easement and temporary easement interest in the lands described as part of the common elements of Peel Condominium Corporation Plan Number 463, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 6 and 7 on Reference Plan 43R-27903;

And further, that the necessary by-law be authorized for presentation to Regional Council;

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Expropriation, the Application and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2003-598

See also Resolution 2003-601

RECOMMENDATION GC-156-2003:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced for the acquisition of a permanent easement and temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part of Block 2, Plan 43M-469, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 10, 11, 12 and 13 on Reference Plan 43R-27903;

And further, that the necessary by-law be authorized for presentation to Regional Council;

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Expropriation, the Application and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2003-599

See also Resolution 2003-601


Additional Item

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-157-2003:

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

Approved 2003-600


11A. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA ITEMS

Three Readings

By-law 24-2003: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 4, Concession 10, Northern Division, in the City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), designated as Parts 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 and 34 on draft reference plan number 02-B4428E prepared by Young and Young Surveying Inc.

By-law 25-2003: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being part of the common elements of Peel Condominium Plan No. 435, in the City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1 and 2 on draft reference plan number 20-02-105-100 prepared by Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ontario Limited.

By-law 26-2003: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 5, Concession 4 East of Hurontario Street, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 8 and 9 on draft reference plan number 20-02-105-200 prepared by Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ontario Limited.

By-law 27-2003: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Block X, Registered Plan 857, in the City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 22, 23 and 24 on draft reference plan number 20-02-105-400 prepared by Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ontario Limited.

By-law 29-2003: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 6, Concession 7, Northern Division, in the City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), designated as Parts 9 and 10 on Reference Plan 43R-27902

By-law 30-2003: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 6, Concession 7, Northern Division, in the City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), designated as Parts 11 and 12 on Reference Plan 43R-27902

By-law 31-2003: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Part of Block 1, Plan 43M-468 and Part of Block 8, Plan 43M-469, in the City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1 and 2 on Reference Plan 43R-27903

By-law 32-2003: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Part of Block 1, Plan 43M-469, in the City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 3, 4 and 5 on Reference Plan 43R-27903

By-law 33-2003: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of the common elements of Peel Condominium Corporation Plan Number 463, in the City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 6 and 7 on Reference Plan 43R-27903

By-law 34-2003: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Block 2, Plan 43M-469, in the City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 10, 11, 12 and 13 on Reference Plan 43R-27903.


Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That the by-laws relating to the In Camera item added to the Regional Council meeting agenda, being By-laws 24-2003 to 27-2003 inclusive and 29-2003 to 34-2003 inclusive, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chair and the Deputy Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2003-601

See also Resolutions 2003-590 to 2003-599 inclusive



12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Begley,
Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That By-law 35-2003 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on May 29, 2003, 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 Deputy Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2003-602


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 11:34 a.m.



B. Zeran
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Deputy Clerk
  E. Kolb
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Regional Chair