THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
June 24, 2004

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Paterak recited the prayer.

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

P. Saito

   
Also Present:

P. Graham, Acting Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioner of Health; 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; N. McLeod, Acting Commissioner of Social Services; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; Damian Albanese, Acting Commissioner of Public Works; Dr. H. Shapiro, Associate Medical Officer of Health; C. Gravlev, Regional Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Co-ordinator


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) June 3, 2004, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Stewart,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on June 3, 2004 be approved.

Carried 2004-632

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Paterak
Seconded by Councillor Stewart;

That the agenda for the June 24, 2004 Regional Council meeting be amended to include an additional item under Other Business, regarding an appointment by Regional Council to the William Osler Health Care Centre Board of Directors;

And further, that item 5c be brought forward to be dealt with following item 5a;

And further, that the agenda for the June 24, 2004 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2004-633

See also Resolutions 2004-635 and 2004-699


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Lynda White, Warden and Scott Wilson, Chief Administrative Officer, County of Wellington, Discussing the 2004 Association of County and Regional Officials (ACRO) Conference Being Hosted by the County of Wellington from October 3 to October 6, 2004

Received 2004-634

Councillor Mahoney arrived at 9:37 a.m.
Councillor Miles arrived at 9:37 a.m.
Councillor Palleschi arrived at 9:41 a.m.

Item 5c was dealt with.

c) Ronald Webb, Davis Webb Schulze & Moon, Glen Schnarr, Glen Schnarr & Associates and Ignat Kaneff, President, Kaneff Properties Limited, on behalf of Kaneff Properties Limited, Requesting that Regional Council Make a Determination on Whether a Regional Official Plan Amendment is Required to Facilitate the Development of the Proposed Royal Caledon Golf Course - Town of Caledon, Ward 1

Received 2004-635

See also Resolution 2004-636

Councillor DiMarco arrived at 9:45 a.m.
Councillor Fennell arrived at 9:46 a.m.
Councillor Adams arrived at 10:13 a.m.

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Stewart;

WHEREAS Regional Council has received a delegation on behalf of Kaneff Properties Limited advising of a proposal for the development of an 18 hole championship golf course to be known as the Royal Caledon Golf Course on approximately 126.7 ha (313 acres) of land east of Highway 10 and north of Olde Base Line Road in the Town of Caledon;

AND WHEREAS Regional Council views the Royal Caledon Golf Course proposal to be a desirable development which is compatible with the natural beauty and rural atmosphere of the surrounding countryside;

AND WHEREAS Regional Council values the enhancement of the assessment base and the jobs which will result from the development of the proposal;

AND WHEREAS Kaneff Properties Limited has advised Regional Council of its commitment to the highest standards of environmental stewardship in the development of the proposal;

AND WHEREAS Kaneff Properties Limited has requested that Regional Council provide an interpretation pursuant to the Regional Official Plan Policy 7.2.2.4 as to the absence of a need for a Regional Official Plan Amendment in support of the proposal;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Regional Council support the Royal Caledon Golf Course proposal and its development at the location proposed for it, in principle;

AND FURTHER THAT Regional Council interprets the Regional Official Plan in accordance with its Policy 7.2.2.4 as not requiring a Regional Official Plan Amendment.

Carried 2004-636

See also Resolution 2004-635

b) Noel Catney, Chief and Larry Button, Chief Administrative Officer - Policing, Peel Regional Police, Presenting an Overview and Status Report on Provincial Adequacy Regulations

Received 2004-637

See also Resolutions 2004-638 to 2004-641 inclusive

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the Chief of Peel Regional Police report to the August 12, 2004 Regional Council meeting with a program to heighten our options with respect to creative solutions on weapons and child pornography.

Deferred to later in the meeting to allow for further discussion 2004-638

See also Resolutions 2004-637, 2004-639, 2004-640 and 2004-641

RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 12:10 p.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 12:55 p.m.

ROLL CALL

Members: E. Adams, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, 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, M. Prentice, J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart
   
Members Absent:

F. Dale, S. Fennell, P. Saito

   


Councillor Miles requested that the previous motion related to the Peel Regional Police delegation be amended to replace the word "heighten" with "focus on".

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the motion be amended to replace the word "heighten" with "focus on".

Carried 2004-639

See also Resolutions 2004-637, 2004-638, 2004-640 and 2004-641


Councillor Sprovieri requested that the motion be further amended to delete the words "weapons and child pornography" and replace them with the word "policing".

Moved by Councillor Sprovieri,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the motion be amended to delete the words "weapons and child pornography" and replace them with the word "policing".

Carried 2004-640

See also Resolutions 2004-637, 2004-638, 2004-639 and 2004-641


The main motion as amended was voted upon.

Moved by Councillor Sprovieri,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the Chief of Peel Regional Police report to the August 12, 2004 Regional Council meeting with a program to focus on our options with respect to creative solutions on policing.

Carried 2004-641

See also Resolutions 2004-637 to 2004-640 inclusive

c) Ronald Webb, Davis Webb Schulze & Moon and Glen Schnarr, Glen Schnarr & Associates, on behalf of Kaneff Properties Limited, Requesting that Regional Council Make a Determination on Whether a Regional Official Plan Amendment is Required to Facilitate the Development of the Proposed Royal Caledon Golf Course - Town of Caledon, Ward 1

This item was dealt with under Resolutions 2004-635 and 2004-636

6. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated June 10, 2004, Advising of City of Mississauga Council Resolutions 0137-2004 and 0297-2002, Regarding Separation from the Region of Peel, and a Copy of the Report from Janice M. Baker, Acting City Manager, City of Mississauga, titled "A Plan to Take Significant Steps Towards Separation From the Region of Peel", dated June 7, 2004

Received 2004-642

b) News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 2, 2004, Advising of the Introduction of Provincial Legislation to Fix Provincial Election Dates and the Length of the Campaign Period

Received 2004-643

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the following draft resolution be referred to the area municipalities:

Whereas the Province of Ontario recently introduced legislation to fix Provincial election dates and the length of the provincial election campaign period;

And whereas electoral reform and democratic renewal was a platform of Premier Dalton McGuinty and the Provincial Liberal party during the 2003 provincial election campaign;

Therefore be it resolved that the Regional Chair write to Premier Dalton McGuinty and Michael Bryant, Minister Responsible for Democratic Renewal, to congratulate them on these reforms regarding fixed Provincial election dates and the length of the campaign period;

And further, that the Province of Ontario be requested to consider reforming the municipal election cycle to four years from the current three years as part of the democratic renewal initiative;

And further, that the municipal and provincial elections be staggered every two years so that they do not occur in the same year;

And further, that the current municipal term be extended by one year in order to accommodate the proposed four-year municipal election cycle;

And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario seeking endorsement and support for this change in legislation.

Carried 2004-644

See also Resolutions 2004-643 and 2004-666


7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2004-8) meeting held on June 17, 2004

A. ROLL CALL


B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-145-2004:

That the agenda for the June 17, 2004, General Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2004-645


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Barbara Jensen, Teacher, Credit View Public School and Conductor of the Blue Box Band, Outlining the History of the Band and Thanking Regional Council for Providing the Blue Boxes by Performing a Variety of Rhythm Pieces

Received 2004-646

D2. Deb Keen, Manager, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Introducing Students from John Fraser Secondary School and Fletcher's Creek Senior Public School, Presenting Smoking Isn't Kool (SIK.ca), a Youth Tobacco-Use Prevention Program in Peel Health

Received 2004-647

See also Resolution 2004-653

D3. Mike Puddister, Supervisor of Natural Heritage and Stewardship, Credit Valley Conservation and Ron Dewell, Manager, Property/Asset Management, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Discussing the Greenlands Securement Strategy

RECOMMENDATION GC-146-2004:

That the presentation from Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) on the Greenlands Securement Strategy be received;

And further, that Regional Council endorse CVC's Draft Greenlands Securement Strategy in principle;

And further, that Regional Council direct Regional staff to continue to work with staff from the two Conservation Authorities:

  • to develop a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate the implementation of the CVC Strategy, and the continued implementation of TRCA's Natural Heritage Lands Protection Project 2001-2005, and the future strategy to be developed; and
  • to identify staffing and financial implications associated with their implementation; and,
  • to assist the Conservation Authorities in prioritizing their action plans to facilitate implementation as deemed necessary by Council;

And further, that staff from the Conservation Authorities consult with area municipal staff regarding identification of specific areas of top priority that meet the plan's criteria;

And further, that staff report back to Regional Council prior to finalization of the 2005 budget.

Approved 2004-648

See also Resolution 2004-649

D4. Dena Lewis, Senior Planning Ecologist and David Burnett, Senior Planner/Oak Ridges Moraine Specialist, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Discussing the TRCA Draft Terrestrial Natural Heritage System Strategy

Received 2004-649

See also Resolution 2004-648

6. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-A. General Services

HS-A1. Community Programs Funding Guidelines

RECOMMENDATION GC-147-2004:

That funding through the Community Programs Funding Guidelines as provided in Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Social Services, dated June 1, 2004, titled "Community Programs Funding Guidelines" totaling $730,697 for the year 2004, $730,130 for the year 2005, and $746,137 for the year 2006, to be funded from Social Services account (CF00012 56743), be approved;

And further, that $35,000 of the 2004 allocation be funded from the Community Grants Reserve R1260 to offset the costs of a one-time grant for an organizational review for a funded agency.

Approved 2004-650


HS-B. Transhelp

HS-B1. Transfer of Funds from Transhelp's Building Reserve

RECOMMENDATION GC-148-2004:

That $350,000 be transferred from Transhelp Building Reserve R1904 to Capital Project 04-0246 to finance renovations of the Transhelp building at 3190 Mavis Road.

Approved 2004-651


HEALTH

HS-C. Environmental Health

HS-C1. Rabies Control in the Region of Peel and Ontario

Received 2004-652


HS-D. Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

HS-D1. Smoking Isn't Kool Youth Program

Received 2004-653

See also Resolution 2004-647


HS-E. Long-Term Care

HS-E1. Long Term Care Medical Lifting Equipment

RECOMMENDATION GC-149-2004:

That the Long Term Care Division be authorized to enter, through Direct Negotiation, into a three year contract with BHM Medical Inc. (formerly Medi-Man) for the supply of Medi-Man resident lifts and slings, training and preventative maintenance package for an estimated total amount of $275,000, (excluding applicable taxes);

And further, that the necessary funds for the current year purchases of equipment be provided from Capital Project 02-0065 Zero Lift Program;

And further, that the necessary funds for the future years' purchases of equipment be provided for in each year's Capital Budget;

And further, that the necessary funds for training and preventative maintenance be funded through each year's Current Budget.

Approved 2004-654


HS-F. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-F1. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 28, 2004, Providing Details from the Minister of Health and Long Term Care Regarding the Uploading of Public Health Costs

Received 2004-655

HS-F2. John Gerretsen, Minister Responsible for Seniors, Letter dated June, 2004, Encouraging Participation in the 2004 Senior Achievement Award Program by Nominating a Deserving Senior in the Community

Received 2004-656

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

FINANCE

MA-A. Corporate Finance

MA-A1. Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP) Year 4

Received 2004-657

MA-A2. Tax Relief for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities By-Law

RECOMMENDATION GC-150-2004:

That Financial Policy F40-04, Property Tax Deferral for Low-income Seniors/Disabled Residential Property Owners be cancelled;

And further, that By-law 37-2001, the current Tax Relief for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities By-law, 2001, be repealed;

And further, that a new Tax Relief for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities By-law that eliminates the $100 deductible and mandates that the amount of the deferral shall be registered on title be presented to Regional Council for approval.

Approved 2004-658

See also Resolution 2004-698

MA-A3. Insurance Coverage 2004 - 2005

RECOMMENDATION GC-151-2004:

That the contract for the provision of insurance coverage be awarded to Frank Cowan Company Limited in the total amount of $917,110 for the policy term of insurance from July 1, 2004 to July 1, 2005 (exclusive of applicable taxes);

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be authorized to negotiate and procure medical malpractice insurance for the Peel Regional Ambulance Services effective at the service transfer date;

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

Approved 2004-659

MA-B. Financial Services

MA-B1. 2004 Triannual Financial Report - April

RECOMMENDATION GC-152-2004:

That the budget for Capital Project 04-1676 for the Sustainable Water Management Strategy of the Credit Valley Conservation Authority (CVC) be increased from $167,000 to $198,000;

And further, that additional funds in the amount of $31,000 be provided to Capital Project 04-1676 from Capital Project 04-1639, CVC Subwatershed 17, financed from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve R0241;

And further, that the funds in the amount of $208,936 received from the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care be deposited to Capital Projects 03-5300 Public Health Clinics ($25,490), 03-5301 Information Systems Improvement Inspection Service ($14,208) and 03-5306 Airport Road Move ($169,238);

And further, that the funding within each Project be adjusted to reflect the external funding by returning $194,728 to Health Development Charges Reserve Fund R3550 and $14,208 to Health Working Fund Reserve R1280;

And further, that the budget for Capital Project 00-1350 for the watermain replacement for Hensall Circle, Dundas Street and Cawthra Road be increased from $1,841,500 to $1,941,840 in order to fund increased costs due to a change in project scope;

And further, that additional funds of $100,340 be provided to Capital Project 00-1350, financed from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve, R0241;

And further, that the budget for Capital Project 03-4300 for Transportation Studies and Planning be increased from $800,000 to $924,520;

And further, that additional funds of $124,520 be provided to Capital Project 03-4300, financed from the Roads Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve, R0210.

Approved 2004-660


MA-C. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-C1. Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated May 11, 2004, Providing a Newsletter Regarding the City of Mississauga's Desire to Separate from the Region of Peel

Received 2004-661

MA-C2. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board, Letter dated May 20, 2004, Advising of the Provincial Appointment of Mr. James Murray as a Member of the Regional Municipality of Peel Police Services Board

Received 2004-662

MA-C3. Steve Zorbas, Chair, Municipal Finance Officers' Association of Ontario, Letter dated May 20, 2004, Offering Congratulations to Chair Kolb and Region of Peel Budget Staff for Winning the Government Finance Officers' Association Award for Budget Excellence in 2003, Presented Each Year to Governments in the United States and Canada that Prepare Budget Documents of the Highest Quality

Received 2004-663

MA-C4. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 21, 2004, Regarding the New Income Tax Measure Announced in the 2004 Provincial Budget as it Relates to the new "Ontario Health Premium"

Received 2004-664

MA-C5. Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated May 31, 2004, Advising of Council Resolution 0125-2004, Supporting the Elimination of the Property Tax Exemption for Highway 407 ETR

RECOMMENDATION GC-153-2004:

WHEREAS 407 ETR is being operated on a for-profit basis through tolls;

AND WHEREAS the Province is considering expanding the use of toll roads in Ontario;

AND WHEREAS municipal roads connected to the 407 ETR are subject to increased vehicular traffic placing additional demand on local infrastructure;

AND WHEREAS the Province makes payments-in-lieu of taxes on lands owned or controlled by the Province where taxable tenants occupy the land;

AND WHEREAS the Council of the Corporation of the City of Mississauga has passed a resolution (0125-2004) calling upon the Province of Ontario to repeal section 3(1) 8.1 of the Assessment Act which exempts land that is a toll highway that is leased from the Crown and that 407 ETR be required to pay their fair share of property taxes;

AND WHEREAS other municipalities in the Greater Toronto Area have voiced their support for the 407 ETR to pay its fair share of property taxes through the adoption of similar resolutions;
AND WHEREAS the Council of the Corporation of the City of Mississauga has requested the Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel to support the resolution (0125-2004);

Therefore be it resolved that the Regional Municipality of Peel supports the resolution by the Council of the Corporation of the City of Mississauga calling upon the Province of Ontario to repeal section 3(1) 8.1 of the Assessment Act which exempts land that is a toll highway that is leased from the Crown such that 407 ETR commence paying property taxes;

And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Premier of Ontario, the Minister of Finance, the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the Minister of Transportation, Region of Peel MPPs, the Association of Municipalities of Ontario and the municipalities in which the 407 ETR occupies land.

Approved 2004-665

MA-C6. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 2, 2004, Advising of the Introduction of Provincial Legislation to Fix Provincial Election Dates and the Length of the Campaign Period

Referred to the June 24, 2004 Regional Council meeting 2004-666

See also Resolutions 2004-643 and 2004-644

MA-C7. News Release: From the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Outlining the Importance of the Concerns of Canadian Cities and Communities in the Federal Election Campaign

Received 2004-667

MA-C8. Submission to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Consultations on the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) dated March 2004, titled "From the Municipal Front Door and Beyond: Achieving Barrier-Free Communities"

RECOMMENDATION GC-154-2004:

That the Submission from the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Consultations on the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001, be endorsed;

And further, that a copy of AMO's Submission be forwarded to the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee.

Approved 2004-668

MA-C9. Marie Bountrogianni, Minister of Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Letter dated May, 2004, Providing a Nomination Form for the Lincoln M. Alexander Award to Honour Young Ontarians

Received 2004-669

MA-C10. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 8, 2004, Regarding the Province Introducing Legislation to Enshrine Memorandum of Understanding with AMO in the Municipal Act

Received 2004-670

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-A1. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 1, 2004, Advising of the Minister of Municipal Affairs' Release of the New Draft Provincial Policy Statement and Consultation Papers on the Ontario Municipal Board and General Planning Reform

Received 2004-671

See also Resolution 2004-672

PL-A2. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter received June 9, 2004, Advising of the Scheduled Consultation Sessions for Comment on the New Draft Provincial Policy Statement and Ontario Municipal Board and General Planning Reform

Received 2004-672

See also Resolution 2004-671

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of a 0.3 metre Reserve, Regional Road 10 (Bovaird Drive East), East of Bramalea Road - City of Brampton, Ward 9

RECOMMENDATION GC-155-2004:

That a by-law be enacted to lift a 0.3 metre (one foot) reserve in the City of Brampton, Ward 9, on the north side of Regional Road 10 (Bovaird Drive East) east of Bramalea Road to provide one full moves access 44.02 metres (144.42 feet) in width and one right in/right out access 26.97 metres (88.48 feet) in width to the institutional development, the William Osler Health Centre, (Engineering File No.: D-01002359N).

Approved 2004-673

PW-A2. Construction of Watermains and Sanitary Sewers in the Vicinity of Airport Road and Castlemore Road, Capital Projects 04-1196, 04-1197, 04-1198, 04-1383 and 03-2225 - City of Brampton, Ward 10

RECOMMENDATION GC-156-2004:

That a Zone 5, 750 mm (30 inch) diameter feedermain be constructed along Cottrelle Parkway, from the Airport Road Pumping Station to Humberwest Parkway, under Capital Project 04-1196;

And further, that the necessary funding for Capital Project 04-1196, estimated in the amount of $480,000, be allocated as follows:

Development Charge (R3630) $260,000
Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve $220,000
Total $480,000

And further, that a Zone 5, 600 mm (24 inch) diameter feedermain be constructed along Cottrelle Parkway, from the Airport Road Pumping Station to the intersection of Airport Road and North Park Drive, under Capital Project 04-1197;

And further, that the necessary funding for Capital Project 04-1197, estimated in the amount of $630,000, be financed from the Out of By-Law Development Charges Reserve (R3630);

And further, that a Zone 4, 600 mm (24 inch) diameter feedermain be constructed along Cottrelle Parkway, from the Airport Road Pumping Station to Humberwest Parkway, under Capital Project 04-1198;

And further, that the necessary funding for Capital Project 04-1198, estimated in the amount of $360,000, be advanced from Capital Project 05-1114, to be financed from the Out of By-Law Development Charge Reserve (R3630);

And further, that the existing 400 mm (16 inch) diameter feedermain on Castlemore Road, from Airport Road to the future north/south road, approximately 220 metres (720 feet) easterly, be replaced with a 300 mm diameter watermain, under Capital Project 04-1383;

And further, that portions of the existing 400 mm (16 inch) diameter feedermain be relocated under Capital Project 04-1383, with new 400 mm diameter pipes where the existing pipes conflict with the construction of the two new bridges on Castlemore Road, between Airport Road and Goreway Drive;

And further, that the necessary funding for Capital Project 04-1383, estimated in the amount of $340,000, be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve (R0241);

And further, that the design and construction of Capital Projects 03-2225, 04-1196, 04-1197 and 04-1198, be awarded by Direct Negotiation to Mattamy Homes, provided the subject works are awarded to the lowest bid acceptable to the Region;

And further, that Capital Project 04-1383, be awarded to Graham Brothers Limited as they were the contractor submitting the lowest overall bid to the City of Brampton for the widening of Castlemore Road, from Airport Road to Goreway Drive;

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

Approved 2004-674

PW-A3. Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Sanitary Sewer on Tortoise Court, Capital Project 04-2720 - City of Brampton, Ward 10

RECOMMENDATION GC-157-2004:

That a 250 mm (10 inch) diameter sanitary sewer be constructed on Tortoise Court from the existing sanitary sewer located at the intersection of Tortoise Court and Goreway Drive to approximately 630 metres (2,067 feet) west, ending at the western end of Tortoise Court, at a total estimated cost of $705,600 (including applicable taxes), under Capital Project 04-2720;

And further, that the Region of Peel portion of the funding of $322,554 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 $383,046 be set up as an external recovery and collected as a special assessment;

And further, that these actions will not affect the Region of Peel 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 the 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 abutting property owners be assessed annually for fifteen years, including an interest rate which shall be determined at the time a by-law is enacted;

And further, that those property owners be given the opportunity to commute the special assessment by advance payment at any time during the fifteen 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 2004-675

PW-A4. Mississauga Road Reconstruction from Highway 407 to Queen Street West, Capital Projects 02-4020 and 02-4120, Document 2003-616P - City of Brampton, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION GC-158-2004:

That Document 2003-616P for the provision of detailed design services for the Mississauga Road Reconstruction work from Highway 407 to Queen Street West, City of Brampton be awarded to SNC-Lavalin Inc., at an estimated cost of $533,215 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 02-4020 and 02-4120, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that additional funds in the amount of $50,000 be provided to Capital Project 02-4120 financed from surplus property;

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

Approved 2004-676

PW-A5. Contracting Services for Cured in Place Pipe Lining at Various Locations in the Region of Peel, Capital Projects 03-2381, 03-2382, 04-2381 and 04-2382, Document 2004-104P - City of Mississauga, Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 and City of Brampton, Wards 3, 4, 5 and 8

RECOMMENDATION GC-159-2004:

That Document 2004-104P for Contracting Services for year one of a three year contract for Cured in Place Pipe Lining program at various locations in the Region of Peel be awarded to Insituform Technologies Limited at a total estimated cost of $5,035,000 (excluding applicable taxes), for year one of a three year contract, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that funding be provided as follows: $850,000 under Capital Project 03-2381, $340,000 under Capital Project 03-2382, $3,500,000 under Capital Project 04-2381 and $345,000 under Capital Project 04-2382;

And further, that the Region's duly authorized signing officers be given authority to award this contract for years two and three, subject to satisfactory performance by Insituform Technologies Limited;

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

Approved 2004-677

PW-A6. Hydrogeological and Geotechnical Report, Detailed Design and Contract Administration of the Credit Valley Trunk Sanitary Sewer from Highway 401 to Steeles Avenue, Capital Project 01-2930, Document 2004-108P - City of Brampton, Ward 6 and City of Mississauga, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION GC-160-2004:

That Document 2004-108P for provision of the Hydrogeological and Geotechnical report, detailed design, contract administration and inspection services for the Credit Valley Trunk Sanitary Sewer from Highway 401 to Steeles Avenue, be awarded to MacViro Consultants Incorporated at an estimated cost of $2,122,030 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 01-2930, in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 62-2001;

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

Approved 2004-678

PW-A7. Derry Road/Airport Road Retaining Walls and Watermain Relocation, Capital Projects 02-4445 and 04-1346, Document 2004-124T - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-161-2004:

That Document 2004-124T for the replacement of retaining walls and watermain relocation be awarded to Grascan Construction Ltd., in the amount of $2,087,200 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 02-4445 and 04-1346 in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 62-2001;

And further, that additional funds for Capital Project 02-4445, in the amount of $1,311,600 be provided from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve (R0210);

And further, that Purchase Order 11223, for Engineering Services by McCormick Rankin Corporation, be increased by $40,000 for a total commitment of $233,925 (excluding applicable taxes);

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

Approved 2004-679


PW-B. Operations and Maintenance

PW-B1. Environment Canada Final Code of Practice for the Environmental Management of Road Salts

Received 2004-680


PW-C. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-C1. Emergency Standby Power Contingency Plan Update, Capital Projects 03-1575 and 02-1920, Document 2004-013P - City of Mississauga and City of Brampton

RECOMMENDATION GC-162-2004:

That Document 2004-013P for consulting services for the update to the Region of Peel Water Servicing Emergency Standby Power Contingency Plan be awarded to the consulting engineering firm Earth Tech Canada Incorporated for an estimated cost of $294,499 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 03-1575 and 02-1920, in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 62-2001.

Approved 2004-681

PW-C2. Lakeview Water Treatment Plant Expansion, Purchase of Ozone System Equipment, Capital Project 02-1945, Document 2003-404P - City of Mississauga, Ward 1

RECOMMENDATION GC-163-2004:

That Document 2003-404P for the supply of an ozone system for the Lakeview Water Treatment Plant be awarded to FUJI Electric Corporation of America at an estimated total cost of $2,531,520 (excluding GST), under Capital Project 02-1945, in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 62-2001.

Approved 2004-682


PW-D. Waste Management

PW-D1. Bottom Ash Marketing

Received 2004-683


PW-D2. 2003 Stack Testing Program, Algonquin Power Energy-From-Waste Inc. - City of Brampton, Ward 8

Received 2004-684


PW-E. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-E1. Raymond J. Mantha, Civil Engineer, Ministry of Transportation Ontario, Letter dated May 12, 2004 in Response to Region of Peel Resolution 2004-407 Concerning Fluorescent School Zone Signs, Doubling of Traffic Violation Fines and Removal of School Areas from Community Safety Zones

Received 2004-685

PW-E2. Kristen Connolly, Special Assistant - Ontario, Ministry of Transport Canada, Letter dated May 21, 2004 in Response to Region of Peel Resolution 2004-336 Concerning Train Whistle Cessation at the Canadian Pacific Railway Crossing on Regional Road 9 (King Street) at the MacTier Subdivision - Town of Caledon, Ward 4

Received 2004-686

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HO-A1. Transfer of Region Owned Property to Credit Valley Conservation Located at Skywood Park Well Numbers 1 and 2, McGregor Drive - Town of Caledon, Ward 1

RECOMMENDATION GC-164-2004:

That the fee simple lands described as the whole of Block 29, on Plan 43M-701, Town of Caledon, (formerly Township of Caledon), Regional Municipality of Peel, subject to an easement in favour of Ontario Hydro as described in Instrument LT828272 be declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation.

Approved 2004-687

RECOMMENDATION GC-165-2004:

That the fee simple lands described as the whole of Block 29, on Plan 43M-701, Town of Caledon, (formerly Township of Caledon), Regional Municipality of Peel, subject to an easement in favour of Ontario Hydro as described in Instrument LT828272 be transferred gratuitously to Credit Valley Conservation;

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

And further, that the costs associated with the transfer be provided from Cost Centre 04-1004.

Approved 2004-688

HO-A2. Strong Communities Rent Supplement and Ontario Works Pilot Project

Received 2004-689

HO-A3. Encroachment Agreement Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway), Owner: The Credit Valley Hospital - City of Mississauga, Ward 8

RECOMMENDATION GC-166-2004:

That the encroachment on Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) being a portion of a "V" shaped sign located at 2200 Eglinton Avenue West, City of Mississauga, be permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions in the Encroachment Agreement dated March 16, 2004 between The Regional Municipality of Peel and The Credit Valley Hospital;

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

Approved 2004-690

See also Resolution 2004-698


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-B1. Media Release: From Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA), dated May 19, 2004, Expressing Disappointment with the Lack of Financial Support Given to Affordable and Supportive Housing in the May 18, 2004 Provincial Budget

Received 2004-691

See also Resolutions 2004-692 and 2004-693

HO-B2. Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA) Urgentfacts dated May 20, 2004, Providing a Summary of the May 18, 2004 Provincial Budget as it Relates to Housing and its Impact on the Affordable Housing Program

Received 2004-692

See also Resolutions 2004-691 and 2004-693

HO-B3. Joyce Potter, President, Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA), E-mail dated May 28, 2004, Providing an Overview on the Position of Affordable Housing in the 2004 Federal Election Campaigns

Received 2004-693

See also Resolutions 2004-691 and 2004-692

HO-B4. John D'Angelo, Partner, Martinway Contracting Ltd., Letter dated May 19, 2004, Thanking Region of Peel Staff for their Cooperation and Ongoing Support of Projects Related to Affordable Housing

Received 2004-694


G. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item

a) Newsletter: From the National Forum on Economic Growth of the Big Cities in Canada titled "Investing in the Competitiveness and Attractiveness of Canadian City Regions for the Well-Being of our Citizens"

Received 2004-695

2. Staff Reports

a) 2005 Business Planning Process and Overview of Budget Pressures

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That the timelines for the 2005 Business Planning process set out in the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated May 31, 2004 and titled "2005 Business Planning Process and Overview of Budget Pressures" be approved;

And further, that the following dates be reserved for the September Service Level Reviews: September 16, 2004 following Regional Council, and full days on September 23 and September 30, 2004, subject to confirmation of Members availability;

And further, that Regional Council establish a Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee to participate in the September Service Level discussions on behalf of Regional Council and report back to Regional Council with specific recommendations;

And further, that Councillors Miles, Moore, Mullin, Stewart and Committee Chairs, Councillors DiMarco and Prentice be appointed as members of the Ad hoc Committee, along with any other interested Regional Councillors;

And further, that the subject report be forwarded to the Police Services Board and that they be requested to submit their budget along with all documentation required for presentation to Regional Council by October 1, 2004.

Carried 2004-696

b) Funding of Capped Property Tax Increases

Moved by Councillor Lyons,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That a by-law be enacted pursuant to section 330 of the Municipal Act, 2001 (the "Act") to establish percentages ("clawback factors") by which tax decreases shall be limited for 2004 for properties in the commercial, industrial and multi-residential property classes in order to recover all of the revenues foregone as a result of the application of section 329 of the Act (the "five per cent cap on tax increases");

And further, that the by-law delegate, to the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, authority to calculate and determine the numerical values of such percentages;

And further, that once the clawback factors are determined, the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance report at the next available Regional Council meeting on the clawback factors used to fully fund the capping requirements for 2004 without any further requirement of enactment or ratification on the part of Regional Council.

Carried 2004-697

See also Resolution 2004-698

8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

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 seniors and low income persons with disabilities.

By-law 47-2004: A by-law to provide for the Regional Corporation's consent to permit an encroachment onto parts of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) in the City of Mississauga.

By-law 50-2004: A by-law to establish percentages by which tax decreases are limited for 2004 for properties in the Commercial, Industrial and Multi-residential property classes in order to fund the Five Per Cent Cap in those classes and to delegate to the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance the function of calculating and determining the numerical value of such percentages.

Moved by Councillor Groves,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 22-2004, 47-2004 and 50-2004, be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2004-698

See also Resolutions 2004-658, 2004-690 and 2004-697


9. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item

a) Appointment to the William Osler Health Care Centre Board of Directors

Moved by Councillor DiMarco,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That Councillor P. Palleschi be appointed to serve on the William Osler Health Care Centre Board of Directors for the term commencing on July 1, 2004 and ending on the date of the Health Care Centre's Annual General Meeting, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2004-699

See also Resolution 2004-633

10. NOTICES OF MOTION


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

1. Committee Reports

a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2004-8) meeting held on June 17, 2004

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-167-2004:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel as Tenant enter into a Lease Renewal and Amending Agreement with Peel Housing Corporation as Landlord to extend the lease term for an additional five years at 30 Hanson Road, City of Mississauga, on the terms outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager of Peel Living and the Commissioner of Social Services, dated June 1, 2004, regarding a proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board;

And further, that the funds for and associated with the Lease Renewal and Amending Agreement be provided from Cost Centre CD31012 and Account 23904;

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

Approved 2004-700

G2. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

RECOMMENDATION GC-168-2004:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel, as Purchaser, enter into an agreement with Mattamy (Springpark) Limited, as vendor, for the purchase of permanent easements over the lands described as Part of Lot 9, Concession 7 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1 and 2 on draft reference plan number 04-B4807 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated May 21, 2004, for a purchase price of $97,020.00, plus taxes and costs;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project Number 97-1906.

Approved 2004-701

G3. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

RECOMMENDATION GC-169-2004:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Airport Road between Bovaird Drive and Mayfield Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 8, Registered Plan TG-2, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on draft reference plan number 03-28-837-04-A prepared by J.D. Barnes Limited dated May 21, 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 Regional Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2004-702

See also Resolution 2004-709

RECOMMENDATION GC-170-2004:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Airport Road between Bovaird Drive and Mayfield Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 12, Concession 6, East of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on draft reference plan number 03-28-837-04-B prepared by J.D. Barnes Limited dated May 20, 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 2004-703

See also Resolution 2004-709

G4. Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

RECOMMENDATION GC-171-2004:

That the agreement for the purchase of the assets and business of The District of Halton and Mississauga Ambulance Services operating as Superior Emergency Medical Services related to the provision of land ambulance services in Peel, for a purchase price of $590,000 (exclusive of taxes), be approved;

And further, that the agreement for the purchase of the assets and business of Headwaters Health Care Centre, formerly known as Dufferin-Caledon Healthcare Corporation, related to the provision of land ambulance services in Peel, for a purchase price of $120,000 (exclusive of taxes), be approved;

And further, that the funds for these purchases be allocated from the Ambulance Working Fund Reserve R1212;

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

Approved 2004-704

G5. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

RECOMMENDATION GC-172-2004:

That the direction given "In Camera" to the Commissioner of Public Works be approved, and voted upon in accordance with section 239(6)(b) of the Municipal Act, 2001.

Approved 2004-705

G6. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

Received 2004-706

G7. Labour relations or employee negotiations

Referred to the July 8, 2004 Regional Council meeting 2004-707


COMMUNICATIONS

G8. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

Received 2004-708

11A. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA MATTERS

Three Readings

By-law 48-2004: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 8, Registered Plan TG-2, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on draft reference plan number 03-28-837-04-A prepared by J.D. Barnes Limited dated May 21, 2004.

By-law 49-2004: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 12, Concession 6 East of Hurontario Street, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on draft reference plan number 03-28-837-04-B prepared by J.D. Barnes Limited dated May 20, 2004.

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Adams;

That the by-laws relating to the In Camera item, Item G3, being By-laws 48-2004 and 49-2004, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2004-709

See also Resolutions 2004-702 and 2004-703


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Adams,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That By-law 51-2004 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on June 24, 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 Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2004-710

13. ADJOURNMENT


 

 

C. Gravlev
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Regional Clerk
  E. Kolb
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Regional Chair