THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
March 4, 2004

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:35 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Groves recited the prayer.

Members: E. Adams*, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco*,A. Groves, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, D. Lyons, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, R. Paterak, P. Saito, J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart
   
Members Absent:

S. Fennell, due to other municipal business; M. Prentice, due to vacation

   
Also Present:

R. K. Gillespie, Acting Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor;
D. Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; N. McLeod, Acting Commissioner of Social Services; P. Graham, Commissioner of Health; H. Shapiro, Associate Medical Officer of Health; A. Macintyre, Acting Regional Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Co-ordinator


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) February 12, 2004 Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on February 12, 2004 be approved.

Carried 2004-208


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the consolidated agenda for the March 4, 2004 Regional Council meeting be amended to include the Communications items referred from the February 26, 2004 Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Liaison Committee meeting due to a lack of quorum;

And further, that the consolidated agenda be amended to move the
In Camera presentation on the New Joint Use Facility to the public agenda;

And further, that the consolidated agenda be approved as amended.

Carried 2004-209

See also Resolutions 2004-214 and 2004-215

Items 6a - 6e were dealt with.


6. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Mike Cowbrough, Chief Weed Inspector, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Memorandum dated February 17, 2004, Advising that the Regional Municipality of Peel is to Notify the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, by March 31, 2004, of the Names of Individuals that have been Appointed as Municipal Weed Inspectors

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That Len Gardiner, Supervisor, Roads Systems Operations and Theodorous Broeders, Technician, Roads Systems Operations be appointed as the Region of Peel's Area Weed Inspectors in accordance with Section 6(1) of the Weed Control Act, R.S.O. 1990;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works nominate Area Weed Inspectors and present amending by-laws to Regional Council in accordance with The Weed Control Act, R.S.O. 1990;

And further, that the appropriate by-law be presented in this regard;

And further, that the Ministry of Agriculture and Food be so advised.

Carried 2004-210

See also Resolution 2004-280

Additional Items

b) David Collenette, Minister of Transport, Letter dated April 30, 2003, Responding to Chair Kolb's Letters of February 6 and 11, 2003 With Respect to Changes to the Governance Structure of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA)

Received 2004-211

See also Resolution 2004-209

c) Douglas Love, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated December 8, 2003, Providing an Overview of the GTAA Board Structure and Changes to Board Composition and Describing the Process Relating to Board Membership

Received 2004-212

See also Resolutions 2004-209, 2004-213 and 2004-214

d) James Sardo, Mississauga Resident, Letter dated January 22, 2004, Asking the Region of Peel to Advance his Name in Nomination for the Greater Toronto Airports Authority Non-Governmental Organization At-Large Appointment

Received 2004-213

See also Resolutions 2004-209, 2004-212 and 2004-214

e) Emil Kolb, Chair, The Regional Municipality of Peel, Letter dated February 16, 2004, Responding to the Request of James Sardo and Advising that Mr. Sardo's Letter dated January 22, 2004 would be Listed for Consideration on the Greater Toronto Airports Authority Liaison Committee Agenda for the Meeting Scheduled for February, 26, 2004

Received 2004-214

See also Resolutions 2004-209, 2004-212 and 2004-213



5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

Additional Item

a) Claudina Sula and Carl Blanchaer, Principals, WZMH Architects, Lead Proponent and Designers, Regarding the New Joint Use Facility and Regional Police Facility

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That staff investigate the merits of constructing the Peel Regional Police facility independently from the proposed Regional facility;

And further, that staff report back to Regional Council on their findings.

Carried 2004-215

See also Resolution 2004-209

Councillor DiMarco arrived at 10:13 a.m.
Councillor Adams arrived at 10:45 a.m.


6. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Mike Cowbrough, Chief Weed Inspector, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Memorandum dated February 17, 2004, Advising that the Regional Municipality of Peel is to Notify the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, by March 31, 2004, of the Names of Individuals that have been Appointed as Municipal Weed Inspectors

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-210


Additional Items

b) David Collenette, Minister of Transport, Letter dated April 30, 2003, Responding to Chair Kolb's Letters of February 6 and 11, 2003 With Respect to Changes to the Governance Structure of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-211

c) Douglas Love, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated December 8, 2003, Providing an Overview of the GTAA Board Structure and Changes to Board Composition and Describing the Process Relating to Board Membership

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-212

d) James Sardo, Mississauga Resident, Letter dated January 22, 2004, Asking the Region of Peel to Advance his Name in Nomination for the Greater Toronto Airports Authority Non-Governmental Organization At-Large Appointment

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-213

e) Emil Kolb, Chair, The Regional Municipality of Peel, Letter dated February 16, 2004, Responding to the Request of James Sardo and Advising that Mr. Sardo's Letter dated January 22, 2004 would be Listed for Consideration on the Greater Toronto Airports Authority Liaison Committee Agenda for the Meeting Scheduled for February, 26, 2004

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-214


7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2004-3) meeting held on February 26, 2004


A. ROLL CALL


B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-47-2004:

That the consolidated agenda for the February 26, 2004, General Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2004-216


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Raymond Applebaum, Executive Director, Peel Senior Link and Janet Huber, Vice-Chair, Peel Senior Link, Board of Directors Discussing Serving Seniors Housing and Support Service Needs in Peel Together

RECOMMENDATION GC-48-2004:

That the recommendations submitted by the delegation with respect to the partnership arrangement between Peel Senior Link and Peel Living be referred to the Peel Living Board of Directors for consideration;

And further, that staff prepare a report on the recommendations to the next Peel Living Board of Directors meeting.

Approved 2004-217


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATION

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES


HEALTH

HS-A. Environmental Health

HS-A1. Food Safety Performance Disclosure

RECOMMENDATION GC-49-2004:

That the Medical Officer of Health and the Commissioner of Health develop a food safety performance disclosure program featuring the following components:

  • Mandatory posting of colour-coded signs and other information indicating the results of the last public health inspection at retail food premises in plain view of patrons
  • Posting summarized food safety performance information on the Regional website
  • Posting any convictions for non-compliance with pertinent food safety legislation on the Regional website;

And further, that a public consultation be undertaken with food operators, industry associations, and the public regarding the details of the program;

And further, that the Medical Officer of Health and the Commissioner of Health report back to Regional Council on the results of the consultations and full details of the program prior to implementation.

Approved 2004-218


HS-B. Health Planning

Additional Item

News Release: From the Associate Medical Officer of Health, dated February 26, 2004 Regarding a Brampton Body Piercing Business

Received 2004-219

HS-B1. Communicable Disease Report 2003
Presentation by Dr. Howard Shapiro, Associate Medical Officer of Health and Grace Rylett, Director of Communicable Diseases

Received 2004-220


HS-C. Family Health

HS-C1. Early Child Development Funding Increase

RECOMMENDATION GC-50-2004:

That the hiring of four additional Full Time Equivalent (FTE) complement, fully funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, in order to effectively implement expansion of the Early Child Development projects, be approved.

Approved 2004-221


HS-D. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-D1. Sonya Pacheco, Legislative Coordinator, City Clerk's Office, City of Brampton, Letter dated January 27, 2004, Regarding Resolution Requesting for the Liberal Government to Begin Debate and Eventual Implementation of No Smoking within all Retail/Business/Entertainment Establishments Throughout the Province

Received 2004-222

HS-D2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 3, 2004, Regarding the Negotiating Ontario's Well-being (NOW) Alliance Resolution on Doctor Shortages

Received 2004-223

HS-D3. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 4, 2004, Commenting on New Health Privacy Legislation

Received 2004-224

HS-D4. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 10, 2004, Concerning the Historical Discussion by the Three Orders of Government on Immigration Issues

Received 2004-225

 

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

Additional Item

Update on Councillor McCallion's Meeting with the Federal Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure (Oral)

Received 2004-226


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A. Legal

MA-A1. Greater Toronto Airports Authority Governance Changes

Referred to the March 4, 2004 2004-227
Regional Council meeting

See also Resolution 2004-277


FINANCE

MA-B. Corporate Finance

MA-B1. Tax Relief for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities By-Law

Referred back to staff for further consultation 2004-228
with area municipalities

See also Resolution 2004-280


MA-B2. Amendment to User Fees and Charges

Referred to the March 4, 2004 2004-229
Regional Council meeting

See also Resolutions 2004-230, 2004-278 and 2004-280


MA-B3. Amendment to User Fee By-Laws - Request for Additional Information

Received 2004-230

See also Resolutions 2004-229, 2004-278 and 2004-280

MA-C. Internal Audit

MA-C1. Report of the Audit Subcommittee meeting (ASC-2004-1) held on February 12, 2004

1. ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR

a) Election of the Audit Subcommittee Chair

RECOMMENDATION ASC-1-2004:

That Councillor Miles be appointed as Chair of the Audit Subcommittee for a term ending June 30, 2005.

Approved 2004-231

b) Election of the Audit Subcommittee Vice Chair

RECOMMENDATION ASC-2-2004:

That Councillor Stewart be appointed as Vice Chair of the Audit Subcommittee for a term ending June 30, 2005.

Approved 2004-232


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-3-2004:

That the agenda for the February 12, 2004 Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2004-233


4. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Fiscal Responsibility and Accountability of the Region, and the Role of the Internal and External Auditors
Presentation by Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer, Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, Larry Hawes, Director, Internal Audit and Ian Murray, Engagement Partner, KPMG

Received 2004-234

b) Audit Subcommittee Oversight Manual
Overview by Larry Hawes, Director, Internal Audit

Received 2004-235


5. REPORTS

a) Internal Audit

i) Update Terms of Reference for Audit Subcommittee Operations

RECOMMENDATION ASC-4-2004:

That the Audit Subcommittee Terms of Reference be approved as outlined in the report of the Chief Administrative Officer, dated January 21, 2004, titled "Update Terms of Reference for Audit Subcommittee Operations".

Approved 2004-236

ii) KPMG Audit Planning Report
Presentation by Ian Murray, Engagement Partner, KPMG

Received 2004-237


6. COMMUNICATION


7. SCHEDULE OF FUTURE MEETINGS

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

Received 2004-238


MA-D. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-D1. Harinder S. Takhar, MPP, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated January 21, 2004, Informing the Regional Municipality of Peel that Bill 2, Which Included an Amendment to the GO Transit Act, 2001, Received Royal Assent on December 18, 2003 and Advising of the December 18, 2003 Filing of Ontario Reg. 436/03, the Regulation that Extends the Existing GO Transit By-law that Apportions GO Transit's Capital Costs

Received 2004-239

MA-D2. News Release: From the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated February 2, 2004, Informing Members of the Prime Minister's Speech From the Throne Committing to Raising the Municipal GST Rebate to 100 Per Cent and to Work with the Provinces and Territories to Share with Municipalities a Portion of the Gas Tax Revenues or Find Mechanisms to the Same Goals

Received 2004-240

See also Resolutions 2004-241, 2004-243, 2004-248 and 2004-249

MA-D3. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 2, 2004, Advising of AMO's Intent to Seek a Trilateral Framework Agreement Based on The Federal Government Throne Speech Initiatives to Work with the Municipalities to Provide a Basis For New Sources of Revenue and Revenue Sharing

Received 2004-241

See also Resolutions 2004-240, 2004-243, 2004-248 and 2004-249

MA-D4. Brian Denney, Chief Administrative Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Letter dated February 3, 2004, Advising Council of the Humber Watershed Alliance and Inviting the Region of Peel to Appoint One Regional Councillor and One Staff Member to the Humber Watershed Alliance by February 26, 2004 for the 2004 to 2006 Term

RECOMMENDATION GC-51-2004:

That Councillors Sprovieri and Stewart be appointed to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Humber Watershed Alliance, for the term of February 26, 2004 to November 2006, or until a successor is appointed;

And further, that Andrea Warren, Principal Planner, be appointed to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Humber Watershed Alliance as the Region of Peel's staff liaison;

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

Approved 2004-242

MA-D5. News Release: From the Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA), dated February 3, 2004, Informing of the OGRA's Support of The Prime Minister's Commitment to Work with Provinces to Share With Municipalities A Portion of the Gas Tax Revenues or to Determine Other Fiscal Mechanisms Which Achieves the Same Goals

Received 2004-243

See also Resolutions 2004-240, 2004-241 2004-248 and 2004-249

MA-D6. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 4, 2004, Informing Members that Municipal Leaders are Invited to Participate in a Television Fundraising Campaign for TVOntario

Received 2004-244

MA-D7. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 4, 2004, Advising of Premier Dalton McGuinty's Changes to Deputy Minister Appointments

Received 2004-245

MA-D8. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated February 4, 2004, Advising that the Peel Police Services Board has Passed a Motion Electing Emil Kolb as Chair of the Peel Police Services Board for 2004

Received 2004-246

See also Resolution 2004-247

MA-D9. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated February 4, 2004, Advising that the Peel Police Services Board has Passed a Motion Electing Gael Miles as Vice-Chair of the Peel Polices Services Board for 2004

Received 2004-247

See also Resolution 2004-246

MA-D10. News Release: From the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated February 5, 2004, Informing Members of the Decision by the Government to Refund 100 Per Cent of the GST Paid by Municipalities on Essential Local Services

Received 2004-248

See also Resolutions 2004-240, 2004-241, 2004-243 and 2004-249

MA-D11. John Gerretsen, MPP, Minister of Municipal Affairs, Letter dated February 10, 2004, Reaffirming the Provincial Government's Commitment to Support Municipalities Through the GST Rebate

Received 2004-249

See also Resolutions 2004-240, 2004-241, 2004-243 and 2004-248

MA-D12. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 12, 2004, Advising Members on AMO's Pre-Budget Submission to the Legislative Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

Received 2004-250

MA-D13. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 13, 2004, Updating Members on the Recent Announcements Regarding the Minimum Wage, Employment Standards Act (ESA) 60-hour Workweek and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

Received 2004-251

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Transportation Planning

PL-A1. Urban Transportation Showcase Program: Smart Commute Initiative

Referred back to staff for additional consultation 2004-252
with area municipal staff


PL-B. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-B1. M. Bredeson, Executive Correspondence Officer, Office of the Prime Minister, Letter dated January 9, 2004, Thanking Chair Kolb for his Letter dated December 4, 2003 Regarding the Toronto Air Rail Link

Received 2004-253

PL-B2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 12, 2004, Advising of the Ministry of the Environment's White Paper Setting Out a Proposed Legislative Framework on the Process of Development and Approval of Source Water Plans and Improvements for Water Takings

Received 2004-254

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Speed Limit Reduction, Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) - City of Mississauga, Wards 2, 6, 8, and 9, and City of Brampton, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION GC-52-2004:

That a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 41-2001 by deleting the existing 80 km/h (50 mph) speed limit on Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) from 300 metres (984 feet) north of the Highway 401 westbound off ramp to 1190 metres (3904 feet) south of Regional Road 6 (Embleton Road);

And further, that a by-law be enacted to delete the existing 70 km/h (43 mph) speed limit on Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) from North Sheridan Way to 300 metres (984 feet) north of Highway 401 westbound off ramp;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to implement a 70 km/h (43 mph) speed limit on Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) from North Sheridan Way to 1190 metres (3904 feet) south of Regional Road 6 (Embleton Road);

And further, that the Peel Regional Police be so advised.

Approved 2004-255

See also Resolution 2004-280

PW-A2. Audible Pedestrian Signal Equipment, Regional Road 5 (Derry Road) and Rosehurst/Lisgar Drive, Capital Project 03-4422 - City of Mississauga, Ward 9

RECOMMENDATION GC-53-2004:

That the Region of Peel install audible pedestrian signal equipment at the intersection of Regional Road 5 (Derry Road) at Rosehurst/Lisgar Drive in the City of Mississauga;

And further, that costs estimated at $25,000 (including applicable taxes) be funded from Capital Project 03-4422.

Approved 2004-256

PW-A3. Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Sanitary Sewer on Obeck Crescent, Capital Project 04-2710 - City of Mississauga, Ward 8

RECOMMENDATION GC-54-2004:

That a 250 mm (10 inch) diameter sanitary sewer be constructed on Obeck Crescent from the existing sanitary sewer located at the intersection of Obeck Crescent and Beemer Avenue to approximately 433 metres (1,421 feet) north, ending at 2160 Obeck Crescent, at a total estimated cost of $485,000 (including taxes) under Capital Project 04-2710;

And further, that the Region's portion of the funding of $249,553 be allocated from the Unallocated Wastewater Capital Project 04-2000, financed from the Wastewater Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve (R0242);

And further, that the owners' portion of $235,447 be set up as an external recovery and collected as a special assessment;

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

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Council authorizing the undertaking of the works, and imposition of a sanitary sewer frontage rate of $285 per metre ($86.87 per foot) plus a mandatory connection fee of $1,550 per lot, under the Municipal Act, at the completion of construction;

And further, that the abutting property owners be assessed annually for fifteen (15) years, including an interest rate which shall be determined at the time a by-law is enacted;

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

And further, that the Acting Regional Clerk forward a copy of this Council Resolution and a "Notice to Amend" the tax rolls of the petitioned owners to the area municipality.

Approved 2004-257


PW-B. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-B1. Safe Drinking Water Act
Presentation by Mark Schiller, Director, Water and Wastewater Treatment, and Elvis Oliveira, Manager, Plant Operations

Received 2004-258


PW-C. Waste Management

PW-C1. 2004 Community Programs Funding for Ecosource Mississauga, Brampton Clean City Committee and Citizens for a Clean Caledon

RECOMMENDATION GC-55-2004:

That EcoSource Mississauga receive a maximum of $210,066, and that Brampton Clean City Committee receive a maximum of $48,996, and that Citizens for a Clean Caledon receive a maximum of $13,750 for the 2004 Community Programs Funding initiative;

And further, that the Region of Peel enter into separate funding agreements with EcoSource Mississauga, Brampton Clean City Committee and Citizens for a Clean Caledon under the Community Programs Funding Guidelines;

And further, that EcoSource Mississauga, Brampton Clean City Committee and Citizens for a Clean Caledon work with the Region of Peel on special waste diversion projects as they arise in 2004;

And further, that EcoSource Mississauga, Brampton Clean City Committee and Citizens for a Clean Caledon be requested to acknowledge Region of Peel and area municipal financial support on all formal communications;

And further, that funding be provided from the 2004 Waste Planning operating budget, cost centre WW00100 56230;

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

Approved 2004-259

PW-C2. 2003 Year End Waste Management Tonnage Report

Received 2004-260

PW-C3. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee Meeting (WMSC-2004-2) held on February 19, 2004


1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION WM-4-2004:

That the agenda for the February 19, 2004, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2004-261


3. DELEGATIONS

a) Dave Gordon, Environmental Manager, Clorox, Canada and Joan King, J. K. Consulting, Discussing the Potential for Enhancing Curbside Recycling in the Region of Peel through the Use of Blue Bags

RECOMMENDATION WM-5-2004:

That staff consider the inclusion of bag-breaking equipment at the new Material Recovery Facility (MRF) and report back to the Waste Management Subcommittee;

And further, that staff make arrangements with the delegation for a tour of the City of Guelph material recovery facility employing bag-breaking equipment.

Approved 2004-262


4. WASTE MANAGEMENT UPDATES

a) Changes to Sharps Program at Household Hazardous Waste Facilities

Received 2004-263


5. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Rod Muir, Founder, Waste Diversion Toronto and Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, GTA Group and Eastern Canada Chapter, Letter dated January 28, 2004, Requesting that the Region of Peel Join the Region of York in their Attempt to Reduce the Quantity of Packaging in Solid Waste Through Revised Packaging Legislation

Referred to Public Works 2004-264

b) Rod Muir, Founder, Waste Diversion Toronto and Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, GTA Group and Eastern Canada Chapter, Letter dated January 30, 2004, Providing Comments on the Oral Report titled "Waste Management Overview" Presented by Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management, Region of Peel, to the Waste Management Subcommittee on January 29, 2004

Referred to Public Works 2004-265

See also Resolution 2004-266

c) Rod Muir, Founder, Waste Diversion Toronto and Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, GTA Group and Eastern Canada Chapter, Letter dated February 10, 2004, Encouraging the Region of Peel to Investigate Food scrap Organics Collection Programs

Received 2004-266

See also Resolution 2004-265


6. IN CAMERA MATTERS

The Subcommittee moved In Camera to consider matters relating to:

a) A matter in respect of which a council, board, committee or other body may hold a closed meeting under an Act other than the Municipal Act, 2001

The Subcommittee moved out of In Camera.


PW-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-D1. Louise Morris, Manager, China Integrated Municipal Development Project (CIMDP), Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Letter dated January 17, 2004, Expressing Appreciation for the Presentation Given by Public Works staff to the Delegation from Baoji, China

Received 2004-267

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY


HO-A. Housing

HO-A1. New Housing Policy and Procedure: Opportunity to Comment Process and Peer Review Process

RECOMMENDATION GC-56-2004:

That staff be authorized to implement the new Peer Review Process policy and procedure as set out in Appendix I of the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living, dated February 6, 2004, titled "New Housing Policy and Procedure: Opportunity to Comment Process and Peel Review Process".

Approved 2004-268


HO-B. Property

HO-B1. Security Upgrade Project

RECOMMENDATION GC-57-2004:

That the upgrade and expansion of the corporate security system to integrate security systems at 10 Peel Centre Dr., 5 Wellington Street East, 150 Central Park Drive, three Public Works facilities, five Ontario Works facilities and eleven Child Care Centres as set out in the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living, dated February 9, 2004, titled "Security Upgrade Project", be approved;

And further, that Document Number 2003-418P for the supply of upgrade and expansion of security system be awarded to Access Control Network in the amount of $373,275 exclusive of applicable taxes under Capital Project Number 99-7050 being the most cost effective solution in accordance with the Purchasing By-law Number 62-2001;

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

Approved 2004-269


HO-C. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-C1. Publication: From the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA), dated January 2004, Providing an Update on Canadian Housing

Received 2004-270


F. OTHER BUSINESS

1. Appointment of Councillor Iannicca to the Audit Subcommittee

RECOMMENDATION GC-58-2004:

That Councillor Iannicca be appointed to the Audit Subcommittee for a term ending June 30, 2005, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Approved 2004-271

b) Report of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA-2004-1) meeting held on February 26, 2004

A quorum of voting members was not present within 30 minutes after the appointed time as published, and in accordance with section III-4(f.) of the Region of Peel's Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, the Ad hoc committee members received information from the GTAA Board Members being item 3(a) of the agenda, and in accordance with Section III 4(e) of the Procedural by-law, the items not received being 4(a) to 4(d) shall be placed on the agenda for the March 4, 2004 Regional Council meeting.


1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA


3. REPORT/ITEMS

a) Peel's Representatives on the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Board of Directors - Update (Oral)


c) Report of the Public Meeting on a Proposed Amendment to the Official Plan of the Region of Peel (File 03-001, the Telecommunications Amendment)


2. OPENING OF PUBLIC MEETING

Regional Chair Kolb called the public meeting to order at 9:33 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton. He stated that the public meeting was open and was being held pursuant to Section 17(15) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter P.13.

Chair Kolb reminded all present that if a person or public body does not make oral submissions at a public meeting in regard to the amendment or make written submissions before this proposed Official Plan Amendment is adopted by Council, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) may dismiss all or part of an appeal to the OMB.


3. CONFIRMATION OF NOTIFICATION

The Acting Regional Clerk stated that the Notice of the Public Meeting was given in accordance with Section 17, subsections (15) and (17) of the Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, Chapter, P. 13, by publication in the following news media which have general circulation in the area surrounding the site that is subject to the proposed amendment:

Mississauga News - Saturday, January 31, 2004
Brampton Guardian - Sunday, February 1, 2004
Caledon Enterprise - Saturday, January 31, 2004
Toronto Star - Monday, February 2, 2004

Further, it was advised that notice was mailed to telecommunications providers and other commenting agencies on Tuesday, February 3, 2004. In addition, the Notice of Public Meeting was available on the Region's website (www.peelregion.ca) as of January 30, 2004 and information on the proposed amendment was available to the public as of the same date.


4. FURTHER NOTICE REQUEST

Regional Chair Kolb stated that if any person would like further notice of Council's decision on this proposed Official Plan Amendment, that he/she should give his/her full name, address, postal code, and telephone number in writing at the Clerk's Reception Counter prior to leaving the meeting.


5. PRESENTATIONS

Regional Chair Kolb emphasized that the proposal before the public was in draft form. He then called upon Lou Spittal, Planning Manager, Development Planning Services to provide an overview of the proposed amendment.

a) Lou Spittal, Planning Manager, Development Planning Services
Overview of the Proposed Official Plan Amendment (File No. 03-001)

Received 2004-272


6. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

a) Oral Submissions

ii) Wayne Corrigan, Regional Manager, External Liaison, Bell Canada

Received 2004-273

b) Written Submissions

i) Wayne Corrigan, Regional Manager, External Liaison, Bell Canada, Letter dated February 18, 2004, Providing Comments in Respect to the Proposed Official Plan Amendment

Received 2004-274

ii) John Armstrong, Director, Municipal & Industry Relations, Rogers Cable, Letter dated February 20, 2004 Expressing Concern with Regard to the Proposed Official Plan Amendment

Received 2004-275


7. CONCLUSION AND CLOSING OF PUBLIC MEETING

Regional Chair Kolb thanked those in attendance for their time and input, and stated that all comments received will be taken into consideration and advised that a final report on the proposed official plan amendment would be considered by Regional Council at a subsequent meeting. He reiterated that those who wished to be notified of Council's decision on the subject application should leave their name and address at the Clerk's Reception Counter.


2. Staff Reports

a) Enterprise Energy Management Software

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That Document #2003-704P(A) Energy Management Software be awarded to Itron Inc. in the estimated amount of $325,615 (exclusive of applicable taxes) for the acquisition, installation and commissioning of an Enterprise Energy Management System;

And further, that approval be granted to award the contract for annual maintenance for an additional five year term with Itron Inc., based on satisfactory service performance and pricing at an estimated annual amount of $26,000 (exclusive of applicable taxes);

And further, that staff be authorized to negotiate with this Vendor for the future acquisition, installation and commissioning of software enhancement modules for Price Forecasting and Demand Energy Management at an estimated amount of $145,000 (exclusive of applicable taxes);

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

Carried 2004-276


b) Greater Toronto Airports Authority Governance Changes

Referred to the March 25, 2004 2004-277
General Committee meeting


c) Amendment to User Fees and Charges

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the user fees and charges proposed in Appendix 1 to the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance dated January 30, 2004 titled "Amendment to User Fees and Charges" be approved;

And further, that By-law 66-2002, being the Fees By-law, be amended as proposed in the subject report;

And further, that "Schedule A" to By-law 66-2002, being the Fees By-law, be amended as proposed in Appendix 1 to the subject report;

And further, that the user fees and charges in "Schedule A" to By-law 66-2002 take effect on the day the By-law is passed.

Carried 2004-278

See also Resolutions 2004-279 and 2004-280


d) Amendment to User Fee By-laws - Request for Additional Information at the February 26, 2004 General Committee Meeting

Received 2004-279

See also Resolutions 2004-278 and 2004-280

 

8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 1-2004: A by-law to amend By-Law 66-2002 titled the "Amended User Fees and Charges By-Law"

By-law 6-2004: A by-law to reduce the speed limit on Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) from 80 km/hr to 70 km/hr from 300 metres north of the Highway 401 westbound off ramp to a point 1190 metres south of Regional Road 6 (Embleton Road) and to amend By-law Number 41-2001 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of the Regional Municipality of Peel.

By-law 22-2004: A by-law to repeal By-law 37-2001 and establish a by-law to provide for the deferral of part of a property tax increase for low-income persons with disabilities.

By-law 30-2004: A by-law to amend By-law Number 73-75, as amended, being a By-law to appoint an Area Weed Inspector for the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws
1-2004, 6-2004 and 30-2004 be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Acting Regional Clerk, and that the corporate seal be affixed thereto;

And further, that the by-law listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-law 22-2004 be deferred to a future meeting.

Carried 2004-280

See also Resolutions 2004-210, 2004-228, 2004-255, 2004-278 and 2004-279


9. OTHER BUSINESS


10. NOTICES OF MOTION

RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 11:55 a.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 12:27 p.m.

ROLL CALL

Members: E. Adams*, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco, A. Groves, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb¨ , D. Lyons, K. Mahoney¨ , H. McCallion¨ , G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, R. Paterak, J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart
   
Members Absent:

S. Fennell, due to other municipal business; M. Prentice, due to vacation; P. Palleschi, P. Saito

   


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider the In Camera General Committee minutes of February 26, 2004 and Council reports relating to the following:

" a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

Carried 2004-281

Councillor McCallion departed at 12:29 p.m.
Councillor Adams arrived at 12:33 p.m.
Councillor Mahoney departed at 12:43 p.m.
Chair Kolb departed at 12:44 p.m.

Acting Chair Councillor DiMarco presided.


Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That Council proceed out of "In Camera".

Carried 2004-282


1. Committee Reports

a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2004-3) meeting held on February 26, 2004

G1. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

Deferred to a future meeting 2004-283

See also Resolution 2004-286

G2. In Camera Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee Meeting (WMSC-2004-2), held on February 19, 2004

a) A matter in respect of which a council, board, committee or other body hold a closed meeting under an Act other than the Municipal Act (Oral)
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works

RECOMMENDATION WM-6-2004:

That staff be authorized to enter into negotiations with Canadian Waste Services on a new waste collection contract and a contract for Ontario-based disposal capacity, in accordance with the terms and conditions described in the confidential Memorandum of Understanding dated January 29, 2004;

And further, that staff report back to Council on the results of the negotiations.

Approved 2004-284


2. Staff Reports

a) A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board (Oral)

Moved by Councillor Adams,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the Region enter into a direct negotiation with Herhof-Umwelttechnik GmbH to design and construct an organics composting system at the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility at an estimated cost of $8,700,000 (including GST), to be funded from approved Capital Budget 03-6300;

And further, that the original contract with Canadian Waste Services Inc. for the design and construction of the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility be amended to incorporate the Herhof organics composting system, and to provide enhancements to the original facility design, at an additional cost of $11,100, 000 (including GST), to be funded from approved Capital Budget 99-6275.

Carried 2004-285


b) A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

Referred to the March 25, 2004 2004-286
General Committee meeting

See also Resolutions 2004-215 and 2004-287


3. Communications

a) A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

Received 2004-287

See also Resolutions 2004-215 and 2004-286



12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That By-law 29-2004 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on March 4, 2004, 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 Acting Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2004-288


13. ADJOURNMENT


The meeting adjourned at 1:09 p.m.

 

A. Macintyre
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Acting Regional Clerk
  E. Kolb
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Regional Chair