THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
September 18, 2003

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


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Mahoney recited the prayer.

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

C. Gyles; C. Harker, P. Palleschi, due to illness; M. Prentice, due to illness

   
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; Dr. D. McKeown, Medical Officer of Health; B. Zeran, Deputy Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Co-ordinator

 


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) August 14, 2003, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Sinclair,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on August 14, 2003 be approved.

Carried 2003-895

Councillor Bissell arrived at 9:30 a.m.

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the consolidated agenda for the September 18, 2003 Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 2003-896

5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and Glenn Barnes, Chair, the Region of Peel's Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Presenting the Region of Peel's First Annual Accessibility Plan

Councillor DiMarco arrived at 9:45 a.m.
Councilor Whitehead arrived at 9:46 a.m.

Received 2003-897

See also Resolution 2003-898

Item 7-2b was dealt with.

b) Region of Peel's First Annual Accessibility Plan - September 2003

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the Region of Peel's first Annual Accessibility Plan dated September 2003 attached as Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor dated September 2, 2003 and titled "The Regional Municipality of Peel Accessibility Plan, September 2003" be approved;

And further, that the cost of providing support to the Region of Peel's Accessibility Planning Program under the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 including the position of Accessibility Coordinator and the expenses of the Accessibility Advisory Committee be provided through cost centre GC11103;

And further, that Council authorizes the necessary funds for the remainder of 2003 be reallocated from the Working Funds General Government Reserve R1250 up to a maximum of $50,000 and that funding for 2004 be determined through the 2004 Budget process.

Carried 2003-898

See also Resolution 2003-897

Item 5.e) was dealt with.

e) Ronald Webb, Solicitor and Jennifer Rogers, Director, Lorraine Sims and Penny Richardson,Coalition of Concerned Citizens (Caledon), regarding the James Dick Quarry Application

Received 2003-899

b) Robert Morton, Executive Director, Community Care Access Centre of Peel (CCAC), Presenting the Activities of the Community Care Access Over the Past Year

Referred to the October 2, 2003 General Committee meeting 2003-900

c) Paul Favaro, Ph.D., Chief of Research and Evaluation, Understanding the Early Years (UEY), Kathleen Russell, M.Sc., Research Coordinator, UEY and Janet McDougald, Chair, Peel District School Board (PDSB), Presenting Findings of UEY Project Currently Underway in South-East Mississauga Dixie/Bloor Neighbourhoods

Received 2003-901

d) Daniela Giecewicz, Oakville Chemicals, Discussing Concerns with On-site Drainage and Neighbouring Property Development

Referred to the October 2, 2003 General Committee meeting 2003-902

e) Ronald Webb, Solicitor, Jennifer Rogers, Director, Lorraine Sims and Penny Richardson, Coalition of Concerned Citizens (Caledon), regarding the James Dick Quarry Application

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2003-899


RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 11:37 a.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 11:41 a.m.

ROLL CALL

 
Members:
R. Begley, L. Bissell, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale,S. DiMarco, S. Fennell, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb,
K. Mahoney, H. McCallion, G. Miles, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, C. Seglins, I. Sinclair, R. Whitehead
     
 
Members Absent:

C. Gyles; C. Harker, P. Palleschi, due to illness; M. Prentice, due to illness; P. Saito, due to other municipal business

     

6. COMMUNICATIONS


7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Rockfort Quarry Steering Committee Meeting (RQSC-2003-4) held on September 4, 2003


1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION RQSC-5-2003:

That the agenda for the September 4, 2003, Joint Peel-Caledon Rockfort Quarry Steering Committee meeting be amended to add a request by Councillor McCallion for an update on the status of information relative to the Rockfort Quarry Application as a Business Item;

And further, that the agenda be amended to include a letter from Hazel Breton, Manager Water Resources and Bob Morris, Biologist, Credit Valley Conservation, dated September 3, 2003 as a Communication item, for receipt;

And further, that the agenda be amended to add a further In Camera item related to litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation and the receiving of advice of that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose;

And further, that the agenda for the September 4, 2003 Joint Peel-Caledon Rockfort Quarry Steering Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2003-903


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS


4. BUSINESS ITEMS

Additional Item

Request by H. McCallion for an Update on the Status of Information Relative to the Rockfort Quarry Application (Oral)

Received 2003-904


5. COMMUNICATIONS

Additional Item

Hazel Breton, Manager Water Resources and Bob Morris, Biologist, Credit Valley Conservation, dated September 3, 2003 providing technical comments on the Rockfort Quarry Application

Received 2003-905


6. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Committee moved In Camera to consider items related to:

Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation and the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Committee moved out of In Camera

b) Report of the General Committee (GC-2003-9) meeting held on September 11, 2003


A. ROLL CALL


B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-183-2003:

That the consolidated agenda for the September 11, 2003 General Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2003-906

D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Janet Mellor, Executive Director, Peel HIV/AIDS Network and David Pavanel, Vice-President, Board of Directors, Peel HIV/AIDS Network, Calling for Action on Program Funding Cuts

Received 2003-907

D2. Gurbax Malhi, MP, and Krista Campbell, Participant, Open the Door Program, Children Services, Presenting Cheque for "Open the Door to Better Futures Project"

Received 2003-908

See also Resolution 2003-909

Item HS-E3 was dealt with.

HS-E3. Children's Services "Open the Door to Better Futures" Project

Received 2003-909

See also Resolution 2003-908

D3. Carolyn Parrish, MP, Presenting the Prime Minister's Award of Excellence for Early Childhood Educators to Sonia Tavares, Resource Teacher, Cooksville Child Care Centre

Received 2003-910

See Item Resolution 2003-911

Item HS-E2 was dealt with.

HS-E2. Prime Minister's Award of Excellence for Early Childhood Educators

Received 2003-911

See Item Resolution 2003-910

D4. Paul Zarnke, Executive Director, Peel Children's Aid Society and Lucie Baistrocchi, Director, Communications & Community Relations, Providing an Update on Peel Children's Aid Society

Received 2003-912

D5. Harold Murphy, General Counsel, Carosi Construction Limited and Tony Carosi, Carosi Construction Limited, Discussing Contractual Issues Between Carosi Construction and the Region of Peel and Outlining Difficulties Experienced in the Resolution of Financial Matters

Committee moved In Camera at 10:24 a.m. to deal with matters relating to:

  • Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including Regional employees (Oral)

Additional Item

  • The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose (Oral)

In Camera Matters - Items G1 - G4 were dealt with.

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

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

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

G4. In Camera Minutes of the Joint Peel-Caledon Rockfort Quarry Steering Committee Meeting (RQSC-2003-3) held on August 21, 2003


Item PW-B3 was dealt with.

PW-B3. Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility, Capital Project 99-6275, Document 2003-149P - City of Brampton, Ward 9
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management

RECOMMENDATION GC-184-2003:

That subject to successful negotiations, Contract Document 2003-149P for the Design-Build of the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility (including a Material Recovery Facility, Waste Transfer Station and Site Works) for the estimated capital cost of $23,751,786 (exclusive of GST) under Capital Project 99-6275, and for operation and maintenance of the Material Recovery Facility for a five year period, be awarded to Canadian Waste Services, Inc. in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that funds of $35,250,000, shown as pending in Capital Project 99-6275 in the 2003 Capital Budget, be approved, funded from the Waste Management Capital Construction Reserves R1010 ($26,475,000) and R1145 ($8,775,000) for the design-build phase of the contract, as well as for project contingencies, project administration, approvals, landscaping and Torbram Road improvements.

Approved 2003-913


6. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES


HEALTH

HS-A. Communicable Diseases

HS-A1. Influenza Immunization Campaign

Received 2003-914

HS-B. Health Planning

HS-B1. Public Health Service Levels in Peel
Presentation by Donna Nadolny, Manager, Health Planning

RECOMMENDATION GC-185-2003:

That the Ministry of Health and Long Term-Care Mandatory Program Indicator Results 2001 and the 2002 questionnaire documenting the level of service provided by Public Health in the Region of Peel be received;

And further, that the Regional Chair submit the 2002 completed questionnaire to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care;

And further, that the Commissioner of Health convene a public health forum for Regional Council early in 2004 to review current services provided and to establish a renewed three year service plan.

Approved 2003-915


HS-C. Family Health

HS-C1. World Breastfeeding Week 2003 - October 1-7, 2003

RECOMMENDATION GC-186-2003:

WHEREAS the week of October 1-7, 2003 is World Breastfeeding Week in Canada and breastfeeding is promoted by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), The World Health Organization (WHO), The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), Health Canada, Infant Feeding Action Coalition (INFACT Canada), and the Canadian Pediatric Society;

AND WHEREAS, the health of mothers and children is enhanced through breastfeeding;

AND WHEREAS, Health Canada, The Canadian Pediatric Society Nutrition Committee and Dietitians of Canada recommend that "breastfeeding is the optimal method of feeding infants and breastfeeding may continue for up to 2 years of age and beyond";

AND WHEREAS, families need objective and evidenced based sources for information and support for breastfeeding;

AND WHEREAS, breastfeeding information and services need strong and innovative strategies to counteract the marketing of breast milk substitutes and early weaning;

AND WHEREAS the diverse ethnic population of Peel needs accessible and multi-strategy service delivery and communication related to breastfeeding;

AND WHEREAS breastfeeding supports child health in times of infectious disease outbreaks, poverty, natural disasters and emergencies;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT October 1-7, 2003 be proclaimed World Breastfeeding Week in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Approved 2003-916


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-D. General Services

HS-D1. New Study Released on the State of the Non-Profit Sector

Received 2003-917

HS-E. Children's Services

HS-E1. Week of the Child - October 18-26, 2003

RECOMMENDATION GC-187-2003:

WHEREAS the Children's Services Division provides leadership in the effective planning, management, development and delivery of a range of high quality child care services in the Region of Peel;

AND WHEREAS the Region of Peel operates 11 Child Care Centres with 761 licensed spaces throughout Brampton and Mississauga and provides financial assistance so that families can access care in 3604 spaces in over 350 child care and recreation programs throughout Peel;

AND WHEREAS the Region of Peel's Child Care Centres offer children an inclusive learning environment where they develop intellectually by receiving a quality early childhood education;

AND WHEREAS access to and informed choices about child care allow parents to continue to work or increase skills through training and education;

AND WHEREAS children are vital to the growth and spirit of communities;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the week of October 18- 26, 2003 be proclaimed WEEK OF THE CHILD in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Approved 2003-918

HS-E2. Prime Minister's Award of Excellence for Early Childhood Educators

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2003-911


HS-E3. Children's Services "Open the Door to Better Futures" Project

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2003-909


HS-F. Transhelp

HS-F1. Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Van Services for Transhelp

RECOMMENDATION GC-188-2003:

That the contract awards with Blue and White Taxi, City Peel Taxi, Dial-a-Cab Ltd., and A-1 Taxi Inc., for the provision of wheelchair accessible taxi van services be increased by $770,000 exclusive of applicable taxes, to reflect the increase in approved budgets since the contract was signed.

Approved 2003-919


HS-G. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-G1. Steve Isaak, Executive Director, Halton-Peel District Health Council (HPDHC), Letter dated July 31, 2003, Announcing the Appointment of Mr. John Oliver as the new Board Chair for the Halton-Peel District Health Council

Received 2003-920

HS-G2. The Honourable Denis Coderre, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Letter dated August 11, 2003, Announcing that Canada's Citizenship Week will be held October 13 - 19, 2003

Received 2003-921

HS-G3. Denise Peternell, Committee Coordinator, Corporate Services Department, Office of the City Clerk, City of Mississauga, Letter dated August 14, 2003, Confirming the Adoption of Resolution 0186-2003 Regarding Region of Peel's Smoke-Free By-law

Received 2003-922

HS-G4. Brenda Elliott, Minister of Community, Family and Children's Services, Letter dated June 16, 2003, Acknowledging the Region's Letter on Behalf of the Urban Consolidated Municipal Service Managers (CMSM) Commissioners Group Offering to Work with the Ontario Government in Implementing the Framework on Early Learning and Child Care Funding

Received 2003-923

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A. Ambulance and Emergency Programs

MA-A1. Execution of Agreement to Provide Advanced Care Paramedic Training

RECOMMENDATION GC-189-2003:

That a three year agreement with Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, School of Health Sciences to provide advanced care paramedicine education be executed by the Region's duly authorized signing officers;

And further, that the Director, Ambulance and Emergency Programs report to a future meeting of General Committee on the feasibility of implementing measures to ensure the retention of staff subsequent to training investments incurred by the Region of Peel.

Approved 2003-924


MA-B. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-B1. Carl DeFaria, Minister of Citizenship and Minister Responsible for Seniors, Letter dated August 2, 2003, Informing Municipalities that the Guidelines and Criteria for the 2003/2004 Community AccessAbility Program are now Available

Referred to the Region of Peel's Accessibility 2003-925
Advisory Committee

MA-B2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated August 27, 2003, Advising that the Province will Compensate Municipalities for Costs Incurred while Dealing with the Recent Power Outage

Received 2003-926

MA-B3. David Young, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated August 6, 2003, Advising Municipalities that the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has Produced "A Guide to Developing Procurement Bylaws: Meeting the Requirements of the Municipal Act, 2001" to Assist Municipalities and their Local Boards Address the Procurement Policy Requirements Outlined in Section 271 of the Municipal Act, 2001

Received 2003-927

MA-B4. Karin Ann Brent, Coordinator, Safe Driving Committee, City of Mississauga, Letter dated August 14, 2003 Advising that Mississauga's Safe Driving Committee Supports the Use of Photo Radar on Municipal Roadways and Requesting the Region of Peel Council's Support and Endorsement of the Principal of Implementing Photo-Radar in the Region of Peel

Referred to Public Works staff 2003-928

MA-B5. Police Employment Law News, January/February 2003, Payne v. Peel (Regional Municipality) Police Services Board. Ontario Divisional Court Ruling with Regards to Procedural Fairness in Reference to the Ontario's Police Services Act

Received 2003-929

MA-B6. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated September 2, 2003, Advising that AMO will be Providing Members Copies of the Speaking Points Prepared Regarding Election Issues that Impact Municipal Government

Received 2003-930

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Administration

PL-A1. Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Rockfort Quarry Steering Committee Meeting (RQSC-2003-3) held on August 21, 2003


1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Committee moved In Camera to consider items related to:

  • The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Committee moved out of In Camera

RECOMMENDATION RQSC-4-2003:

That the agenda for the August 21, 2003, Joint Peel-Caledon Rockfort Quarry Steering Committee meeting be amended to move Item 3.a. In Camera;

And further, that a letter from Donald C. Hindson, Cattanach Hindson Sutton VanVeldhuizen, dated August 20, 2003 be added as a communication item;

And further, that the subject of notice requirements for the Aggregate Resources Act application be added as a Business Item;

And further, that the agenda for the August 21, 2003 Joint Peel-Caledon Rockfort Quarry Steering Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2003-931


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a. Update on Transportation Issues (Oral)
Presentation by Geri Kozorys-Smith, Marshall Macklin Monahan

This item was dealt under Resolution 2003-973


4. BUSINESS ITEMS

a. Discussion of September 3, 2003 Public Meeting Agenda (Oral)

Received 2003-932

Additional Item

b. Notice Requirements for the Aggregate Resources Act Application

Received 2003-933


5. COMMUNICATIONS

Additional Item

a. Donald C. Hindson, Cattanach Hindson Sutton VanVeldhuizen, Letter dated August 20, 2003, Offering to Appear as a Delegation before the Steering Committee or meet with Peer Review Consultants

Referred to Staff and Legal Counsel 2003-934


6. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Committee moved In Camera to consider items related to:

Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation and the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Committee moved out of In Camera


PL-B. Planning Policy and Research

PL-B1. Nutrient Management Act Regulations Release

RECOMMENDATION GC-190-2003:

That Region of Peel staff continue to monitor the implementation of the Nutrient Management Act and Regulations and work with the provincial Nutrient Management Advisory Committee to address outstanding Regional concerns;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be sent to the area municipalities within Peel and the Regional Municipalities within the Greater Toronto Area for their information.

Approved 2003-935

See also Resolution 2003-941

PL-C. Development Planning Services

PL-C1. Circulation of Development Applications and the Impact to the Peel Regional Police Budget

Referred to the Regional Chair for further discussion 2003-936
with Peel Regional Police


PL-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-D1. Dick O'Brien, Chair, Toronto and Region Conservation, Letter dated uly 30, 2003, Advising that the 2002 Annual Report of the Toronto and Region Conservation, titled "Focusing on Sustainability", is Available

Received 2003-937

PL-D2. Helen Johns, Minister of Agriculture and Food, Letter dated August 8, 2003, Regarding the 2003/2004 Tile Loan Program

Received 2003-938

PL-D3. Nance MacDonald, General Manager, Square One Shopping Centre, Fax dated August 11, 2003, Providing Resolutions of the City of Toronto and the Region of York in Respect to Exemptions Given from the Provisions of the Retail Business Holidays Act

Referred to Legal Services for report back to a future 2003-939
General Committee meeting

See also Resolution 2003-940

PL-D4. Kathleen D. Matchett, General Manager, Dixie Outlet Mall, Letter dated August 11, 2003, Requesting the Chair's Assistance in Allowing Retailers in the Region of Peel to Remain Open on Statutory Holidays, if They Choose To Do So

Referred to Legal Services for report back to a future 2003-940
General Committee meeting

See also Resolution 2003-939

PL-D5. Peter Meerveld, Director, Nutrient Management Branch, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Fax dated August 25, 2003, Advising of Upcoming Municipal Information Sessions on the Nutrient Management Act, Regulation 267/03, and the Role of Municipalities

Received 2003-941

See also Resolution 2003-935

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS


PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan Review, Capital Projects 03-1020 and 03-2030

Deferred to the October 2, 2003 General Committee meeting 2003-942

PW-A2. Domenic Maida, Sorrento Developments Limited Request that the Region of Peel Remove the Requirement of a Watermain at Mandy Court, Committee of Adjustment File Numbers "B" 76 to 82/01 - City of Mississauga, Ward 6

Deferred to the October 2, 2003 General Committee meeting 2003-943


PW-B. Waste Management

PW-B1. Coordination of Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Waste Planning Activities

Received 2003-944

PW-B2. Direct Negotiation with Canadian Resource Recovery Ltd., Document #2003-286N

RECOMMENDATION GC-191-2003:

That the Region of Peel enter into a Direct Negotiation with Canadian Resource Recovery Ltd. to extend the existing purchase order for waste transfer and haulage services for waste from the Brampton Community Recycling Centre and the Britannia Public Waste and Recycling Depot, and for unacceptable waste from the KMS Peel Energy from Waste Facility, for a 6 month period ending December 31, 2003 at an estimated cost of $580,000, excluding applicable taxes, pursuant to the Purchasing By-Law 62-2001 for a total commitment of $730,400 excluding applicable taxes;

And further, that the funds for this work be provided from the Current Dept ID WW61000.

Approved 2003-945

PW-B3. Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility, Capital Project 99-6275, Document 2003-149P - City of Brampton, Ward 9
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2003-913


PW-C. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-C1. David Young, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated July 24, 2003, Responding to Mayor McCallion's Letter of May 5, 2003 in Respect to Concerns About Development in the Town of Orangeville

Received 2003-946

PW-C2. Gordon McGuinty, Managing Director, Adams Mine Rail Haul, Letter dated August 25, 2003, Responding to a Letter from Dalton McGuinty, MPP, Leader of the Official Opposition, to the Editor of The Temiskaming Speaker printed August 13, 2003 with Respect to the Adams Mine Waste Proposal

Received 2003-947

Rules of Procedure Waived

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-192-2003:

That in accordance with Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, Section III-2(i), be waived in order that the September 11, 2003 General Committee meeting continue past 3:30 p.m.

Approved 2003-948

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY


HO-A. Housing

HO-A1. Breakwater Court Update - Long-Term Financing Requirements and Impact on Current Operational Budget, City of Mississauga, Ward 7

RECOMMENDATION GC-193-2003:

That Council approve and award, the construction contract to Andrin Breakwater Limited for the long term financing portion of the Capital project 03-5000 Breakwater Court in the amount of $12,480,000, for a total construction contract of $17,576,000;

And further, that Council approve the project funding for the Capital project 03-5000 Breakwater Court, to include a long term financing requirement of $12,480,000, federal subsidies of $2,548,000, provincial subsidies of $224,000 and a contribution from the Social Housing reserve of $2,324,000;

And further, that Council authorize the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance to provide long term financing of $12,480,000 for the Capital project 03-5000 Breakwater Court through internal loans;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be authorized to establish the appropriate terms and conditions on any internal loans subject to reporting back to Council to disclose the final arrangements;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be authorized to conduct negotiations for external financing to replace internal loans subject to Council approval.

Approved 2003-949

HO-A2. John Street Update - Long-Term Financing Requirements and Impact on Current Operational Budget, City of Brampton, Ward 3

RECOMMENDATION GC-194-2003:

That Council approve and award, the construction contract to Martinway Contracting Limited for the long term financing portion of the Capital project 03-5001 John St. in the amount of $21,343,000, for a total construction contract of $26,443,000;

And further, that Council approve the project funding for the Capital project 03-5001 John St., to include a long term financing requirement of $21,343,000, federal subsidies of $2,550,000, provincial subsidies of $400,000 and a contribution from the Social Housing reserve of $2,150,000;

And further, that Council authorizes the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance to provide long term financing of $21,343,000 for the Capital project 03-5001 John St. through internal loans;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be authorized to establish the appropriate terms and conditions on any internal loans subject to reporting back to Council to disclose the final arrangements;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be authorized to conduct negotiations for external financing to replace internal loans subject to Council approval.

Approved 2003-950

HO-A3. Affordable Housing in Canada: In Search of a New Paradigm - A Discussion Report by TD Economics

Received 2003-951


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-B1. Ken Boshcoff, President, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) and Ann Mulvale, Chair, AMO Affordable Housing and Homelessness Task Force, Letter dated July 25, 2003 Regarding Affordable Housing Program Review

Received 2003-952

HO-B2. Allan Gotlieb, Chairman, Ontario Heritage Foundation (OHF), Letter dated July 25, 2003, Inviting Council Members to Participate in the Ontario Heritage Foundation's Heritage Community Recognition Program 2003

Received 2003-953

F. OTHER BUSINESS


G. IN CAMERA MATTERS

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

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2003-970

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

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2003-971


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

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2003-972

G4. Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Rockfort Quarry Steering Committee Meeting (RQSC-2003-3) held on August 21, 2003

This item was dealt with under Resolutions 2003-973 to 2003-976 inclusive

c) Report of the Public Meeting on the Proposed Official Plan Amendment (OPA), Number 10 to the Regional Official Plan (ROP) held on September 11, 2003

2. OPENING OF PUBLIC MEETING


3. CONFIRMATION OF NOTIFICATION


4. FURTHER NOTICE REQUEST


5. STAFF PRESENTATIONS

a) Robert Gepp, Director, Development Planning Services
Overview of Procedures and Timing for Proposed Official Plan Amendment Number 10

Received 2003-954

b) Tom AppaRao, Director, Transportation Planning Outlining the Purpose and Effect of Proposed Official Plan Amendment Number 10

Received 2003-955


6. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

a) Oral Submissions

i) Brad Beech, on behalf of Brite Manufacturing Inc.

Received 2003-956

ii) Garry Moore, Resident, Mount Hope Road

Received 2003-957


b) Written Submissions

i) Bob Bryan, President, Brite Manufacturing Inc., Letter dated August 25, 2003, Expressing Concerns with Respect to Proposed OPA Number 10

Received 2003-958

ii) Juli Laudadio, Project Manager, Metrus Development Inc., Letter dated September 8, 2003, Requesting that Terms of Compensation be Finalized Between the Parties Prior to Adoption of Proposed OPA Number 10

Received 2003-959


7. CONCLUSION AND CLOSING OF PUBLIC MEETING


2. Staff Reports

a) GTA East-West Transportation Corridor

Received 2003-960

b) Region of Peel's First Annual Accessibility Plan - September 2003

This item was dealt with under Resolutions 2003-897and 2003-898

 

8. BY-LAWS

a) Regional

Three Readings

By-law 40-2003: A by-law to stop-up, close, and deprive of its character as part of the public highway the lands being described as Block B on Registered Plan M-206, City of Mississauga, Regional Municipality of Peel, and more particularly described as Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 on draft Reference Plan prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. (Project No. 03-B4512) and transfer Parts 1 and 6 on draft Reference Plan to William Stewart Reid and Lynda Lee Reid, and Parts 2, 3 and 7 on draft Reference Plan to Robert George Peckover and Helen Norma Peckover, and Parts 4, 5 and 10 on draft Reference Plan to Thomas Walker Bain and Patricia Leslie Bain.

Moved by Councillor Begley,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That the by-law listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-law 40-2003, 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 thereto.

Carried 2003-961

9. OTHER BUSINESS


10. NOTICES OF MOTION


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider the In Camera Minutes of the Joint Peel-Caledon Rockfort Quarry Steering Committee Minutes, the In Camera General Committee minutes and Council reports relating to the following:


Additional Items

Carried 2003-962

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Whitehead;

That Council move out of "In Camera"

Carried 2003-963


1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Rockfort Quarry Steering Committee Meeting (RQSC-2003-4) held on September 4, 2003

6. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Additional Item

Item 6d was dealt with.

d. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation and the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Received 2003-964

a. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation and the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Received 2003-965

b. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation and the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Received 2003-966

c. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation and the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Received 2003-967

d. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation and the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2003-964

b) Report of the General Committee (GC-2003-9) meeting held on September 11, 2003

Items Related to Delegations/Presentations - Item D5 was dealt with.

D5. Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including Regional employees (Oral)

Received 2003-968

Additional Item

G5. The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purposes (Oral)

Received 2003-969

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

Received 2003-970

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-195-2003:

That a by-law be enacted authorizing and directing that the following steps be taken with respect to the expropriation of the lands being 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:

(a) approval of the expropriation;
(b) registration of a plan of expropriation;
(c) service of the Notice of Expropriation;
(d) preparation of appraisal report of the market value of the lands and damages for injurious affection;
(e) service upon the registered owners of offers in full compensation and offers for immediate payment of 100 percent of the market value, together with the appraisal report; and
(f) service of Notice of Possession;

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

Approved 2003-971

See also Resolution 2003-980

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-196-2003:

That the Lease Agreement between The Corporation of the City of Brampton as Landlord and The Regional Municipality of Peel as Tenant for 9,298 square feet (863.78 square metres) of space in Suites 210 and 310 of the North Tower at 150 Central Park Drive, in the City of Brampton, be approved;

And further, that funds for and associated with the subject Lease Agreement be provided from Housing and Property Cost Centre NH00015, and recovered from the client cost centres that occupy the space, for an annual amount of $161,878.18 for the first year and an increase of $1.05 per square foot annually on the anniversary of the commencement date;

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

Approved 2003-972

G4. Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Rockfort Quarry Steering Committee Meeting (RQSC-2003-3) held on August 21, 2003

Items Related to Delegations/Presentations - Item 3.a was dealt with.

a. The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege,including communications necessary for that purpose

Received 2003-973


6. IN CAMERA MATTERS

a. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation and the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Received 2003-974

b. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation and the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Received 2003-975

c. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation and the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Received 2003-976

G5. The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purposes (Oral)

This item was dealt with under 2003-969


2. Staff Reports

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

Received 2003-977

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

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

Whereas the information provided to date by James Dick Construction Limited in support of the Rockfort Quarry Application is insufficient to satisfy Regional Council regarding the following Regional issues;

Therefore, be it resolved that Regional Council oppose the proposed Rockfort Quarry application;

And further, that Regional Council direct Regional Staff and legal counsel to focus the Region's participation in the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) prehearing process and hearing on the following Regional issues, consistent with Regional roles and responsibilities:

  • Conformity with the Regional Official Plan (ROP) - to ensure that all relevant policies of the ROP are fully considered;
  • Hydrogeology and related engineering design issues - to ensure the protection of groundwater and surface water resources, including natural features and functions and drinking water supplies;
  • Natural Environment features and functions - to ensure the protection of wetlands, fisheries, cold water streams and other components of the Regional Greenlands system;
  • Transportation and Traffic issues - to ensure that impacts to the Regional Road network are appropriately considered and, if the quarry is approved, that the Applicant pay the full costs of any upgrades and/or increased costs that are required as a result of the quarry;
  • Enforcement, Financial Securities and Cost implications to the Region - to ensure that the issues of enforcement are appropriately addressed, and that the taxpayers of the Region of Peel do not bear the burden of short term or long term costs or risks associated with any of the above issues relating to the proposed quarry;

And further, that the Region continue to support the Town's position that OPA 161 should apply to the Rockfort Application;

And further, that Regional staff, legal counsel and peer review consultants be directed to meet with the Applicant, together with the Town of Caledon and other interested parties, as appropriate, to discuss and determine whether the Applicant is able and willing to provide the information and commitments necessary to address Regional issues to the satisfaction of the Regional Council;

And further, that staff and legal counsel provide Regional Council with a status report on this matter in January 2004;

And further, that legal counsel for the Region be instructed to advise the OMB that Regional Council recognizes the importance of local issues, including: compliance with the Town of Caledon official plan; social impacts; and other potential impacts on the local community and residents, and that Regional Council requests that the OMB fully and carefully consider such local issues, together with the above Regional issues, in determining whether or not to approve the proposed Rockfort Quarry;

And further, that Capital project 03-7712, "Rockfort Quarry Application", for $650,000 be established for costs associated with the hearing;

And further, that funding of $431,100 be provided to Capital Project 03-7712 from Planning Working Fund Reserve R1272;

And further, that funding of $99,000 be redeployed to Capital Project 03-7712 from Capital Project 02-7508, funded from Planning Working Fund Reserve R1272;

And further, that funding of $119,900 be redeployed to Capital Project 03-7712 from Capital Project 99-4320, funded from Development Charges Regional Roads Reserve (R3505);

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioners of Planning, Public Works and Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, titled "Rockfort Quarry Application" dated September 18, 2003 be provided to the area municipalities, adjacent municipalities, James Dick Construction Limited, Credit Valley Conservation, Niagara Escarpment Commission and the Coalition of Concerned Citizens;

And further, that the subject report be made available to the public.

Carried 2003-978

Additional Items

c) Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including Regional employees

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

Whereas ss. 259(1)(a) of the Municipal Act 2001 provides that the office of a member of council becomes vacant if that member is disqualified from holding the office of a member of council under sections 256, 257 or 258 of the Municipal Act, 2001;

And whereas ss. 258(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001 provides that a member of council is disqualified from holding office if at any time during the term of office that member would be prohibited from voting in an election for the office held if an election was held at that time;

And whereas s. 17 of the Municipal Elections Act identifies the qualifications of electors in municipal elections and ss. 17(3) of the Municipal Elections Act specifically states that "a person who is serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institutions", is a person prohibited from voting in a municipal election;

And whereas on September 10, 2003, City of Mississauga, Ward 5 Councillor, Clifford Gyles, was sentenced to two (2) years in a penitentiary on one set of criminal charges and two and one half (2 1/2) years on the other set of charges for which he was found guilty on June 25, 2003, which terms are to be served concurrently and immediately began serving a sentence of imprisonment in a penal or correctional institution thereby disqualifying him from holding the office of a member of council under ss. 258(2)(c) of the Municipal Act, 2001;

And whereas ss. 262 of the Municipal Act, 2001 requires Council at its first meeting after the office of a member becomes vacant to declare the office to be vacant and to forward its decision to the council of the local municipality;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT:

1. In accordance with ss. 262(1) of the Municipal Act, 2001 Regional Council hereby declares the seat of Regional Councillor, Clifford Gyles, to be vacant.

2. The Deputy Clerk forward a copy of Council's resolution to the City of Mississauga.

Carried 2003-979



11A. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA MATTERS

Three Readings

By-law 58-2003: A by-law to approve the expropriation of 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. dated December 6, 2002 and the taking of all steps necessary to obtain the possession of those lands.

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That the by-law relating to In Camera item being By-law 58-2003 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 2003-980

See also Resolution 2003-971


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That By-law 59-2003 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on September 18, 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 2003-981


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 1:08 p.m.



B. Zeran
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Deputy Clerk
  E. Kolb
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Regional Chair