THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
June 3, 2004

Acting Chair, Councillor Mahoney 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 Palleschi recited the prayer.

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

E. Adams, E. Kolb, due to vacation

   
Also Present:

R. Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; D. Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; L. Nashman, Commissioner of People, Information and Technology; J. Smith, Acting Commissioner of Health; 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; C. Gravlev, Regional Clerk;
C. Thomson, Legislative Co-ordinator


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) May 13, 2004, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Lyons;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on May 13, 2004 be amended to replace Resolution 2004-484 with the following:

That the Financial Control By-law 49-96 be repealed;

And further, that the Petty Cash By-law 14-74 be repealed;

And further, that a new by-law be enacted to incorporate the changes recommended in the report of the Commissioner of Finance, dated May 4, 2004, titled "Financial Control By-law Update";

And further, that the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on May 13, 2004 be approved, as amended.

Carried 2004-545

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the agenda for the June 3, 2004 Regional Council meeting be amended to withdraw Items Related to In Camera Matters - Item 11-2a;

And further, that the agenda be amended to include an item regarding the naming of Regional facilities;

And further, that the agenda for the June 3, 2004 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2004-546

See also Resolutions 2004-547 and 2004-629

Councillor Prentice arrived at 9:41 a.m.

Additional Item

New Derry Road Police Facility (Oral)

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That the naming of the new Derry Road police facility as the "Emil V. Kolb Centre for Police Excellence", be endorsed.

Carried 2004-547

See also Resolution 2004-546


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS


6. COMMUNICATIONS


7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2004-7) meeting held on May 27, 2004

A. ROLL CALL


B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTERES
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C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-126-2004:

That the consolidated agenda for the May 27, 2004 General Committee meeting be amended to defer Items Related to In Camera Matters - Item G3 to the June 17, 2004 General Committee meeting;

And further, that the consolidated agenda for the May 27, 2004, General Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2004-548

See also Resolution 2004-627


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and Mike Goldrup, Director, Communication Services, Presenting Highlights of Communications Awards Received to Date in Partnership with Client Departments

Received 2004-549

D2. Bonnie Yagar, Chair of the Fair Share Task Force, Providing an Update on the Social Services Funding Inequity in Peel

Received 2004-550

D3. Noel Catney, Chief, Larry Button, Chief Administrative Officer - Policing; John MacNeil, Manager, Organizational Development; Peel Regional Police and Louise Doucette, Generations Research, Presenting the Findings of the Recently Completed Peel Regional Community Survey

Received 2004-551

D4. Robert (Bob) Morton, Executive Director, Community Care Access Centre of Peel (CCAC), Providing an Update on the Homemaker and Nurses Services Act

Received 2004-552

See also Resolution 2004-553


Items Related to Human Services - Item HS-A2 was dealt with.

HS-A2. Provincial Funding of Homemakers and Nurses Services in Peel

RECOMMENDATION GC-127-2004:

That the Regional Chair write to the Provincial Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to support the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) request that the $800,000 Provincial funding allocated annually for homemaking and nursing services in Peel be released to the CCAC to fund services, without the requirement of municipal cost-sharing.

Received 2004-553

See also Resolution 2004-552


Items Related to Management - Item MA-E10 was dealt with.

MA-E10. Linda Mailer, Council Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Correspondence dated May 26, 2004, Regarding City of Mississauga Resolution 0124-2004, Requesting the Minister of Finance to Extend the Deadline to Establish Tax Ratios for the City of Mississauga

RECOMMENDATION GC-128-2004:

Whereas the Minister of Finance announced on March 15, 2004 the availability of a provincial tool to give municipalities the flexibility to address tax shifts due to reassessment by permitting the tax ratio of one or more business property classes to be increased to the extent necessary to maintain the existing municipal tax burdens between the residential and business classes, for the 2004 taxation year;

And whereas as part of the Minister of Finance's announcement the deadline for a number of tax policy decisions, including ratio and rate setting for municipalities would be extended to May 31, 2004;

And whereas the City of Mississauga has requested the Minister of Finance by way of City Council resolution 0116-2004 on May 12, 2004 to regulate new transition ratios for the City of Mississauga and, to date, has not received a response from the Minister;

And whereas the City of Mississauga Council has adopted resolution 0124-2004 on May 26, 2004, further requesting the Minister of Finance to extend the deadline to establish new transition ratios;

Therefore be it resolved that the Region of Peel requests the Minister of Finance to extend the deadline for tax ratio and tax rate setting from May 31, 2004 to June 30, 2004, in order that the Region and the area municipalities have adequate time to establish tax ratios.

Approved 2004-554


6. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. Housing

HO-A1. Peel Access to Housing (PATH) Family Applicant Survey - Risks and Costs Associated with the Wait for Housing

Received 2004-555

HO-A2. Special Needs Access

Received 2004-556


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-B1. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Minister Responsible for Seniors, Letter Received April 21, 2004, Providing Information and Updates on the New Proposed Legislation to Improve Ontario's Rental Housing Market

Received 2004-557

HO-B2. Elizabeth Harding, Director, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter Received April 30, 2004, Providing an Update on Contact Information and Town Hall Meeting Schedule for the Rent Reform Consultations

Received 2004-558

HO-B3. Andy Scott, Minister of State (Infrastructure), Letter dated April 23, 2004, Acknowledging Receipt of the Region of Peel's Letter dated November 27, 2003, Concerning Affordable Housing Programs

Received 2004-559

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Smog Summit 2004

RECOMMENDATION GC-129-2004:

That the Region of Peel 2004 actions to improve air quality as outlined in Appendix I to the report of the Medical Officer of Health; Commissioners of Health; Planning; Public Works; People, Information and Technology; Social Services; the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living; the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated May 7, 2004, titled, "Smog Summit 2004", be approved.

Approved 2004-560

HS-A2. Provincial Funding of Homemakers and Nurses Services in Peel

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-553


HEALTH

HS-B. Health Planning

HS-B1. Public Health Reform in Ontario: Recommendations from the Interim Report of the SARS Commission and the Final Report of the Ontario Expert Panel on SARS and Infectious Disease Control

Received 2004-561

See also Resolution 2004-568


HS-C. Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

HS-C1. Peel Health Response to Extreme Weather Conditions

Received 2004-562


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-D. Children's Services

HS-D1. Family Literacy Program
Presentation by Laura Mitchell, Family Literacy Program Co-ordinator and Opal Hudson, Volunteer Program Facilitator

Received 2004-563


HS-E. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-E1. Judy Sgro, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Letter dated April 30, 2004, Acknowledging Receipt of the Region of Peel's Letter dated February 19, 2004, Concerning Region of Peel's Interest in the New Federal-Provincial Immigration Agreement (Resolution 2004-86)

Received 2004-564

See also Resolutions 2004-565, 2004-566 and 2004-567

HS-E2. Gurbax Malhi, MP, Bramalea-Gore-Malton-Springdale, Letter dated April 19, 2004, Acknowledging Receipt of the Region of Peel's Letter dated April 5, 2004, Concerning Peel's Position in Tri-Level Immigration Consultations (Resolution 2004-363)

Received 2004-565

See also Resolutions 2004-564, 2004-566 and 2004-567

HS-E3. Judy Sgro, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada and Marie Bountrogianni, Minister of Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Letter received May 7, 2004, Advising of the Signing of a Letter of Intent with Respect to a Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement

Received 2004-566

See also Resolutions 2004-564, 2004-565 and 2004-567

HS-E4. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 7, 2004, Concerning Canada - Ontario Immigration Agreement and the Active Role of Municipal Government

Received 2004-567

See also Resolutions 2004-564, 2004-565 and 2004-566

HS-E5. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Minister Responsible for Seniors, Letter dated March 31, 2004, Advising of Approval of Application under the Ontario Government's Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Municipal Assistance Program

Received 2004-568

See also Resolution 2004-561

HS-E6. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 13, 2004, Advising of the Province's Commitment of $531 Million in Funding to Protect Seniors through a Long-Term Care Reform Strategy

Received 2004-569

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

MA-A1. Bill C-45 an Act to Amend the Criminal Code Respecting the Criminal Liability of Organizations Regarding Injuries to Workers and the Public
Presentation by Mimi Singh, Senior Legal Council and John Austin, Manager, Workplace Health and Safety

Received 2004-570


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B. Clerk's

MA-B1. Report of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2004-3) Meeting held on May 13, 2004


1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-8-2004:

That the agenda for the May 13, 2004, Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Received 2004-571

Item 4a was dealt with.


4. IN CAMERA MATTERS

The Subcommittee moved In Camera to consider a matter relating to:

a) The security of the property of the municipality or local board.

Subcommittee moved out of In Camera.


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Presentation on the External Audit 2003 Management Letter
Presentation by Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer; Larry Hawes, Director, Internal Audit; Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Ian Murray, Engagement Partner, KPMG

Received 2004-572

b) Internal Audit Awareness Day
Presentation by Larry Hawes, Director, Internal Audit

Received 2004-573


4. IN CAMERA MATTERS

a) The security of the property of the municipality or local board

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-628


5. REPORTS

a) Financial Control By-law Update
Presentation by Norma Trim, Director, Corporate Finance and Jennifer Weinman, Supervisor, Business Planning Projects, Corporate Finance

Referred to the May 13, 2004 Regional Council meeting 2004-574

See also Resolution 2004-617


6. COMMUNICATIONS


7. SCHEDULE OF FUTURE MEETINGS

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

Received 2004-575


FINANCE

MA-C. Corporate Finance

MA-C1. Tax Relief for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities By-Law

Deferred to the June 17, 2004 General Committee meeting 2004-576

MA-C2. Regional Procurement Policies and Procedures

Received 2004-577

MA-C3. 2004 Annual Debt Repayment Limit

Received 2004-578


PEOPLE, INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

MA-D. Information Technology Services

MA-D1. Replacement of Computers for Ontario Works and Extension of Computer Replacement Cycle

RECOMMENDATION GC-130-2004:

That the existing contract with Hypertec Systems Inc., for the purchase of desktop and notebook computers along with associated peripheral equipment for the Region of Peel, Peel Regional Police and Peel Living be expanded to include the purchase of additional computers and peripheral devices for Ontario Works in the amount of $720,100 (exclusive of taxes);

And further, that $720,100 (exclusive of taxes), for this purchase be authorized for Capital Project 04-7545, Desktop Replacement OW;

And further, that $720,100 (exclusive of taxes), for Capital Project 04-7545 Desktop Replacement OW be financed from the Working Funds, Social Assistance Stabilization Reserve R1261;

And further, that the contract with Hypertec Systems Inc., be extended from the current three year term to a four year term, to coincide with the Region of Peel new four year replacement cycle for desktop and notebook computers;

And further, that Purchase Order 9553 issued to Hypertec Systems Inc., be increased from $5,662,000 to $6,751,433 (exclusive of taxes), to cover the purchase of computers and peripherals in the fourth year for the Region of Peel (now to include Ontario Works) and Peel Living including the extended warranty on the existing computers;

And further, that the necessary funds for the increase to Purchase Order 9553 be provided from 02-7545 Desktop and Notebook Replacement;

And further, that Purchase Order 9612 issued to Hypertec Systems Inc., be increased from $2,400,000 to $2,804,357, (exclusive of taxes), to cover the purchase of computers and peripherals in the fourth year for the Peel Regional Police and for the extended warranty on the existing computers;

And further, that the necessary funds for the increase to Purchase Order 9612 be provided from the Peel Regional Police Operating Budget.

Approved 2004-579


MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-E1. Steve Shaw, Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Letter dated April 19, 2004, Advising of the Nominated Candidates for Appointment to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority Board

Received 2004-580

MA-E2. Larry Clay, Director, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated April 26, 2004, Advising that the Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP) Release of 2001 Summary Data Report has been Finalized

Received 2004-581

MA-E3. Greg Sorbara, Minister of Finance, Letter dated April 26, 2004, Providing an Update on the 2004 Education Property Tax Regulations

Received 2004-582

MA-E4. George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated April 28, 2004, Advising that the Judson Street Ambulance Supply Centre will Remain Operational under a New Service Mandate

Received 2004-583

MA-E5. Nancy Naylor, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance, Letter dated April 30, 2004, Providing an Update Regarding the Assessment of Residential Trailers for the 2003 Taxation Year

Received 2004-584

MA-E6. News Release: From the Ministry of Consumer and Business Services, dated May 5, 2004, Reminding Shoppers and Merchants of the Mandatory Store Closures for Victoria Day, Monday, May 24, 2004

Received 2004-585

MA-E7. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 5, 2004, Regarding Bill 63, Employment Standards Amendment Act with Respect to Hours of Work and Other Matters

Received 2004-586

MA-E8. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 14, 2004, Regarding the Federal Budget Commitment to Fully Refund GST for Municipal Governments

Received 2004-587

MA-E9. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 18, 2004, Advising of the Municipal Highlights from the 2004 Provincial Budget that was Delivered on May 18, 2004

Received 2004-588

MA-E10. Linda Mailer, Council Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Correspondence dated May 26, 2004, Regarding City of Mississauga Resolution 0124-2004, Requesting the Minister of Finance to Extend the Deadline to Establish Tax Ratios for the City of Mississauga

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-554

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Planning Policy and Research

PL-A1. Quality of Life in Peel Region

Received 2004-589

PL-A2. Summary of the April 29, 2004 Liveable Peel Council Workshop

Received 2004-590

PL-A3. Regional Official Plan Strategic Update - Regional Official Plan Amendment Proposing Changes to Human Services Planning Policies (File ROPA 03-004)

RECOMMENDATION GC-131-2004:

That a statutory Public Meeting be scheduled to commence at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 8, 2004, pursuant to Section 17(15) of the Planning Act to inform the public and to obtain their input with respect to a proposed Amendment to the Region of Peel Official Plan as it relates to Human Services Planning Policies;

And further, that the regularly scheduled Regional Council meeting commence immediately following the Public Meeting;

And further, that the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated May 7, 2004, titled "Regional Official Plan Strategic Update - Regional Official Plan Amendment Proposing Changes to Human Services Planning Policies (File ROPA 03-004)" be forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga, the Town of Caledon, and all other municipalities adjacent to the Region of Peel for comment;

And further, that staff bring forward a final proposed Region of Peel Official Plan Amendment, which takes into consideration the comments received from the statutory Public Meeting and public agency consultation, for adoption at a future Regional Council meeting.

Approved 2004-591


PL-B. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-B1. Garth Turner, CEO, Credit River Company, Letter dated April 26, 2004 Addressed to the Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC), Disputing NEC Claims that the Development Permit for the Belfountain Village Store has Been Breached by Recent Interior Renovations

Received 2004-592


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

PW-A1. Proposed Watermain Construction on Highway 50 from Old Church Road to Patterson Sideroad and Albion Hills Conservation Area Water Supply, Capital Projects 04-1397, 04-1649 and 04-3304 - Town of Caledon, Ward 4

RECOMMENDATION GC-132-2004:

That approval be granted for the construction of approximately 3,200 m (10,500 feet) of 300 mm (12 inch) diameter watermain on Highway 50 (Regional Road 50) from Old Church Road to Patterson Sideroad at an estimated cost of $2,000,000 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 04-1397 to provide enhanced system security for the Palgrave water system and provide municipal water supply to the Albion Hills Conservation Area, to be financed as follows: $500,000 in external contribution from Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), $300,000 from Unallocated Funds Project 04-1000 funded from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve R0241, and $1,200,000 from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve R0241;

And further, that the TRCA contribution to Highway 50 watermain construction be set up as Capital Project 04-1649 for the purpose of funding the $500,000 share of cost for the Regional works, to be funded from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve R0241;

And further, that the TRCA Albion Hills and Glen Haffy Conservation Area Waterworks Capital Project 04-3304 be increased by $550,000 (including applicable taxes), from $250,000 to $800,000 in order to fund the internal water system upgrades, to be funded from the Conservation - Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve R0220;

And further, that the Region of Peel and TRCA enter into a Memorandum of Understanding outlining TRCA cost commitments, system ownership and operational responsibilities for the Albion Hills Conservation Area water system;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Public Works and the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated May 6, 2004, titled "Proposed Watermain Construction on Highway 50 from Old Church Road to Patterson Sideroad and Albion Hills Conservation Area Water Supply, Capital Projects 04-1397, 04-1649 and 04-3304, Town of Caledon, Ward 4" be forwarded to the TRCA and Town of Caledon for information.

Approved 2004-593


PW-B. Administration

PW-B1. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2004-4) Meeting held on May 20, 2004

RECOMMENDATION GC-133-2004:

That Item 4e, Recommendation WM-11-2004, be amended to indicate that extended evening hours on Thursdays apply during the months of Daylight Savings time.

Approved 2004-594

See also Resolution 2004-601


1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION WM-8-2004:

That the agenda for the May 20, 2004, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2004-595


3. DELEGATIONS

a) Rod Muir, Founder, Waste Diversion Toronto and Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, GTA Group and Eastern Canada Chapter, Discussing Alternative Methods for the Promotion of Waste Diversion

Withdrawn 2004-596


4. WASTE MANAGEMENT UPDATES

a) Region-wide Organics Program
Presentation by Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management

Received 2004-597

b) Blue and Grey Box Litter Management

Received 2004-598

c) Toner Cartridge Recycling Pilot Review

RECOMMENDATION WM-9-2004:

That the Toner Cartridge Recycling Program at the Brampton Community Recycling Centre be expanded to include all Community Recycling Centres;

And further, that staff be authorized to issue and award a tender for the collection of toner cartridges at all Community Recycling Centres, effective immediately.

Approved 2004-599

d) Grass Ban Strategy Update

RECOMMENDATION WM-10-2004:

That the decision to implement a grass ban be postponed until 2007 after the roll-out of the Region-wide Organics program.

Approved 2004-600

e) Implementation of New Operating Hours at the Battleford and Brampton Community Recycling Centres

RECOMMENDATION WM-11-2004:

That operating hours at the Battleford and Brampton Community Recycling Centres be expanded to 7 days per week, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with extended evening hours from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday during the months of Daylight Savings time;

And further, that additional funds of $870,000 be provided to Cost Centre WW20372 ($455,000) and WW20332 ($415,000) financed from Waste Rate Stabilization Reserve R0015;

And further, that all dedicated loads of Blue and Grey Box materials, household hazardous waste and reusable materials delivered to all Community Recycling Centres be accepted free of charge;

And further, that all users of Community Recycling Centres be required to pre-sort loads into the various recyclable and non-recyclable materials to maximize waste diversion and improve on site traffic flow;

And further, that the new procedures be incorporated in an updated Waste Management By-law;

And further, that staff be authorized to notify the public on the proposed implementation of a minimum user fee of $2.00 per load with an additional $0.08 per kilogram charged for loads greater than 25 kilograms (other than dedicated loads of Blue and Grey Box material, household hazardous waste and reusable items), in accordance with the new Provincial requirements for changes to the Regional Fees By-law.

Approved 2004-601

See also Resolution 2004-594


5. COMMUNICATIONS


6. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Process/Procedures for Staff Reporting to the Waste Management Subcommittee (Oral)

Received 2004-602

Additional Item

b) Tour of Waste Management Facilities (Oral)

Received 2004-603


PW-C. Engineering and Construction

PW-C1. Ministry of Transportation of Ontario Control Access Highway Designation of Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) 440 Metres (1,444 feet) East of the Centre Point of Highway 410 at the Steeles Avenue Interchange to West Drive/Tomken Road - City of Brampton, Ward 3

RECOMMENDATION GC-134-2004:

That the Region of Peel support the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario lifting their Control Access Highway designation on the portion of Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) 440 metres (1,444 feet) easterly of Highway 410 to West Drive/Tomken Road;

And further, that control of this portion of roadway be assumed by the Regional Municipality of Peel;

And further, that a copy of the resolution assuming control of this portion of roadway be forwarded to the Minister of Transportation of Ontario.

Approved 2004-604

PW-C2. Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Sanitary Sewer on Camilla Place, Capital Project 04-2715 - City of Mississauga, Ward 7

RECOMMENDATION GC-135-2004:

That a 250 mm (10 inch) diameter sanitary sewer be constructed on Camilla Place from the existing sanitary trunk sewer located west of Camilla Place to approximately 115 metres (377 feet) east, ending at 146 Camilla Place, at a total estimated cost of $140,000 (including taxes), under Capital Project 04-2715;

And further, that the Region of Peel portion of the funding of $112,949.40 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 $27,050.60 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 under the Municipal Act, 2001, 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, current on the date the petition was issued, at the completion of construction;

And further, that the abutting property owners be assessed annually for 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 15 year period;

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

Approved 2004-605

PW-C3. Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Sanitary Sewer on South Sheridan Way, Capital Project 04-2705 - City of Mississauga, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION GC-136-2004:

That a 250 mm (10 inch) diameter sanitary sewer be constructed on South Sheridan Way from the existing sanitary sewer located at the intersection of South Sheridan Way and Pierre Place to approximately 115 metres (377 feet) west, ending at 1820 South Sheridan Way, at a total estimated cost of $128,800 (including taxes) under Capital Project 04-2705;

And further, that the Region of Peel portion of the funding of $103,735.45 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 $25,064.55 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 under the Municipal Act, 2001, and imposition of a sanitary sewer frontage rate of $285 per metre ($86.87 per foot) and the mandatory connection fee of $1,550 per lot, current on the date the petition was issued, at the completion of construction;

And further, that the benefiting property owners be assessed annually for 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 15 year period;

And further, that the 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 2004-606

PW-C4. Stopping Prohibitions, Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive East and West) - City of Brampton, Wards 1, 2 and 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-137-2004:

That a by-law be enacted to implement a stopping prohibition on both sides of Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive East) from 100 metres (328 feet) east of South Lake Boulevard to 325 metres (1066 feet) west of South Lake Boulevard at anytime;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to implement a stopping prohibition on the north side of Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive East) from 150 metres (492 feet) west of Kennedy Road to 225 metres (738 feet) west of Kennedy Road at anytime;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to implement a stopping prohibition on the south side of Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive East) from 50 metres (164 feet) west of Yellowbrick Road/Sunforest Drive to 310 metres (1017 feet) west of Yellowbrick Road/Sunforest Drive at anytime;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to implement a stopping prohibition on the south side of Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive West) from Main Street North/Hurontario Street to 250 metres (820 feet) west of Main Street North/Hurontario Street at anytime;

And further, that Peel Regional Police and City of Brampton By-law Enforcement staff be advised.

Approved 2004-607

See also Resolution 2004-617

PW-C5. Watermain Replacement and Sanitary Sewer Construction Peel Centre Dr., Capital Projects 04-1316 and 04-2316 - City of Brampton, Ward 7

RECOMMENDATION GC-138-2004:

That replacement of a structurally deficient 300mm (12 inch) watermain and construction of 375mm (15 inch) sanitary sewer on Peel Centre Dr. from Central Park Drive to approximately 700 metres (2300 feet) west of Central Park Drive, included in the 2004 Capital Budget and 2005 to 2014 Capital Budget forecast as Capital Project 05-1315 for $396,000 (including GST), and Capital Project 05-2315 for $366,000 (including GST), be advanced to 2004 and approved in order fulfill Regional obligations;

And further, that the necessary funds for Capital Project 04-1316 of $396,000 be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserves for Water (R0241);

And further, that the necessary funds for Capital Project 04-2316 of $366,000 be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserves for Wastewater (R0242).

Approved 2004-608


PW-D. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-D1. Water Efficiency Initiatives for 2004

Referred to the June 3, 2004 Regional Council meeting 2004-609

See also Resolution 2004-615


PW-E. Waste Management

PW-E1. 2004 First Quarter Waste Management Tonnage Report

Received 2004-610

PW-F. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-F1. Erica Arnett, ROAD WATCH Huron Coordinator, Communication received May 6, 2004 Advising of the Upcoming ROAD WATCH…Watch Us Grow Conference to be held on September 19 and 20, 2004 at the Oakwood Inn, Grand Bend Ontario

Received 2004-611

PW-F2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 6, 2004, Advising of the Federal, Provincial and Municipal Governments Signing Letters of Intent Related to Investment in Municipal Rural Infrastructure

Received 2004-612

PW-F3. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 12, 2004, Advising of the Ministry of the Environment's Announcement of a Delay on Parts of the Drinking Water Systems Regulation 170/03 and Commitment to a Review Process

Received 2004-613

F. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item

a) Distribution of the Final 2004 Regional Budget Materials (Oral)

Received 2004-614

The Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance was requested to provide copies of the approved budget to Regional Councillors in electronic format (compact disc) commencing in 2005.


2. Staff Reports

a) Water Efficiency Initiatives for 2004

Received 2004-615

Additional Item

Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, Memo dated June 3, 2004 Regarding Royal Bank of Canada Service Disruption

Received 2004-616

Councillor McCallion arrived at 9:45 a.m.


8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 38-2004: A by-law to implement stopping prohibitions on Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive East and West) at South Lake Boulevard, Kennedy Road, Yellowbrick Road/Sunforest Drive and Main Street North/Hurontario Street and to amend By-law Number 41-2001 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of the Region of Peel.

By-law 45-2004: A by-law establishing financial controls related to the Current Budget, the Capital Budget and reserve management of the Regional Municipality of Peel, and to repeal By-law 49-96 and By-law 14-74.

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws
38-2004 and 45-2004, be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Acting Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2004-617

See also Resolutions 2004-574 and 2004-607

Councillor Iannicca arrived at 9:47 a.m.


9. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Items

a) Waste Collection for Mixed Commercial/Residential Properties (Oral)

Received 2004-618

The Commissioner of Public Works was requested to report on the process for collecting waste from mixed commercial/residential buildings and provide recommendations on an appropriate collection protocol that would ensure that residential units in mixed use buildings are subject to the same fees and controls as other residential dwellings.

b) Comments on the Region of Halton Official Plan (Oral)

Received 2004-619

The Commissioner of Planning confirmed that staff are preparing their comments on the Region of Halton Official Plan which will note the omission of two major aggregate locations from the Plan, and will be the subject of a future report to Council.


10. NOTICES OF MOTION


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

1. General Committee

a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2004-7) meeting held on May 27, 2004

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-139-2004:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Mayfield Road from west of Hurontario Street to Heart Lake Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on draft reference plan number 04-B4795R1 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated April 29, 2004 and for the acquisition of a temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 6 on draft reference plan number 04-B4795R1 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated April 29, 2004;

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

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

Approved 2004-620

See also Resolution 2004-630

RECOMMENDATION GC-140-2004:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Mayfield Road from west of Hurontario Street to Heart Lake Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 2 on draft reference plan number 04-B4795R1 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated April 29, 2004 and for the acquisition of a temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 5 on draft reference plan number 04-B4795R1 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated April 29, 2004;

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

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

Approved 2004-621

See also Resolution 2004-630

RECOMMENDATION GC-141-2004:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Mayfield Road from west of Hurontario Street to Heart Lake Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 3 on draft reference plan number 04-B4795R1 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated April 29, 2004 and for the acquisition of a temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 4 on draft reference plan number 04-B4795R1 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated April 29, 2004;

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

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

Approved 2004-622

See also Resolution 2004-630

RECOMMENDATION GC-142-2004:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Mayfield Road from west of Hurontario Street to Heart Lake Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lots 65 and 66, Plan CH-8, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy),
Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 4 on Reference Plan 43R-28785;

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

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

Approved 2004-623

See also Resolution 2004-630

RECOMMENDATION GC-143-2004:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Mayfield Road from west of Hurontario Street to Heart Lake Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lots 66, 67 and 68, Plan CH-8, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 5 on Reference Plan 43R-28785;

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

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

Approved 2004-624

See also Resolution 2004-630

RECOMMENDATION GC-144-2004:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Mayfield Road from west of Hurontario Street to Heart Lake Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 68, Plan CH-8, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 6 on Reference Plan 43R-28785;

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

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

Approved 2004-625

See also Resolution 2004-630

G2. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

Referred to the June 3, 2004 Regional Council meeting 2004-626

See also Resolution 2004-629

G3. Labour relations or employee negotiations

Deferred to the June 17, 2004 General Committee meeting 2004-627

See also Resolution 2004-548

G4. In Camera Report of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2004-3) Meeting held on May 13, 2004

4. IN CAMERA MATTERS

a) The security of the property of the municipality or local board

Received 2004-628


2. Staff Reports

a) Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

Withdrawn 2004-629

See also Resolutions 2004-546 and 2004-626

11A. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA MATTERS

Three Readings

By-law Number 39-2004: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1 and 6 on draft reference plan number 04-B4795R1 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated April 29, 2004

By-law Number 40-2004: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 2 and 5 on draft reference plan number 04-B4795R1 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated April 29, 2004

By-law Number 41-2004: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 3 and 4 on draft reference plan number 04-B4795R1 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated April 29, 2004

By-law Number 42-2004: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lots 65 and 66, Plan CH-8, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 4 on Reference Plan 43R-28785

By-law Number 43-2004: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lots 66, 67 and 68, Plan CH-8, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 5 on Reference Plan 43R-28785

By-law Number 44-2004: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 68, Plan CH-8, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 6 on Reference Plan 43R-28785

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the by-laws relating to In Camera item, item G1, being By-laws 39-2004 to 44-2004 inclusive, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Acting Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2004-630

See also Resolutions 2004-620 to 2004-625 inclusive


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor DiMarco;

That By-law 46-2004 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on June 3, 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 Acting Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2004-631


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 9:50 a.m.

 

 

 

C. Gravlev
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Regional Clerk
  K. Mahoney
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Acting Regional Chair