THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
October 7, 2004


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


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Sprovieri 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, P. Saito, J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart
   
Members Absent:

nil

   
Also Present:

R. Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer; M. Goldrup, Acting Commissioner of Corporate Services; P. Graham, Commissioner of Health; D. Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; L. Nashman, Commissioner of People, Information and Technology; L. Reid, Acting Commissioner of Social Services; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; Dr. H. Shapiro, Acting Medical Officer of Health; C. Gravlev, Regional Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Co-ordinator

 

2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


Additional Item

Appointment of a Facilitator (Oral)

Chair Kolb advised Members of Regional Council that he, the three Area Municipal Mayors and the Chief Administrative Officer Roger Maloney had participated in a conference call earlier in the day with the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH). The Minister confirmed the appointment of The Honourable George W. Adams, Q.C. as a facilitator to assist in achieving greater service efficiencies in the Region of Peel and advised that terms of reference have been set out for these discussions.

Chair Kolb indicated that the Minister would be sending a fax to the conference call participants to confirm the discussion and that the communication would be distributed to all Members of Regional Council when received.


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) September 9, 2004, Special Regional Council meeting

Moved by Councillor Stewart,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That the minutes of the Special Regional Council meeting held on September 9, 2004, be approved.

Carried 2004-917


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That the consolidated agenda for the October 7, 2004 Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 2004-918


Councillor Fennell arrived at 9:40 a.m.
Councillor Adams arrived at 9:45 a.m.


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Murray McLeod, Manager, Transportation Planning, Region of Peel and Peter Plumeau, Director, Urban and Metropolitan Planning Services, Wilbur Smith Associates, Outlining the Results of the Peel Goods Movement Study Including the Importance of Goods Movement for Peel Region, Best Practices from other Municipal Regions and Policy Directions for Addressing Goods Movement Needs in Peel

Referred to the Inter-Municipal Planning Subcommittee 2004-919

See also Resolution 2004-920


Items Related to Planning - Item PL-A1 was dealt with.

PL-A1. Study of Goods Movement in Peel: Strategic Overview

Referred to the Inter-Municipal Planning Subcommittee 2004-920

See also Resolution 2004-919


Items Related to Human Services - Item HS-B1 was dealt with.

HS-B1. Canada Post Literacy Award for Educators

Received 2004-921

Regional Chair Kolb presented the Educators Award for Literacy from Canada Post to Luisa Bertrame, Early Years Literacy Consultant from Children's Services.


b) Glenn Barnes, Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), and Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Co-ordinator, Presenting the 2004 Region of Peel Accessibility Plan

Received 2004-922

See also Resolutions 2004-923 and 2004-924



Items Related to Management - Item MA-C1 was dealt with.

MA-C1.The Regional Municipality of Peel Accessibility Plan - September 2004

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the second annual Region of Peel Accessibility Plan, as endorsed by the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee and attached as Appendix I to the report of the Chair of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee and the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor dated August 12, 2004, titled "The Regional Municipality of Peel Accessibility Plan - September 2004", be approved.

Carried 2004-923

See also Resolutions 2004-922 and 2004-924


c) France Tolhurst, Executive Director and Linda Soulliere, Staff Member, Coalition for Persons with Disabilities, Peel-Halton-Dufferin, Glenn Barnes, Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), and Laura Nashman, Commissioner of People, Information and Technology Providing a Disabilities Sensitivity Training Session

Received 2004-924

See also Resolutions 2004-922 and 2004-923


6. COMMUNICATIONS


7. REPORTS

Staff Reports

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

Chaired by Councillor G. Miles

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-A. Chief Administrative Officer

MA-A1. Joint Use Facility Update

Received 2004-925

See also Resolution 2004-926


Notice of Motion - Item 10b was dealt with.

b) Notice of Motion from Councillors Miles and Moore regarding the pending motion from the August 12, 2004 Regional Council meeting, being the recommendations of the report titled "Joint Use Facility Update"

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

WHEREAS at the August 12, 2004 meeting of Peel Regional Council the following now pending motion was placed regarding Item MA-AI, being the recommendations of the report titled, "Joint Use Facility Update":

"That Regional Council authorize staff to proceed with the construction documents phase and the tendering process for the Joint Use Facility (JUF) project;

And further, that staff report back on the results of the tendering process and seek final approval to construct the Joint Use Facility.";

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that consideration of this matter be postponed (deferred) to the December 9, 2004 Regional Council meeting.

Councillor McCallion requested a friendly amendment to the main motion to strike out the words "December 9, 2004 Regional Council meeting" and replace it with "the first meeting of Regional Council in January 2005", which was accepted.

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

WHEREAS at the August 12, 2004 meeting of Peel Regional Council the following now pending motion was placed regarding Item MA-AI, being the recommendations of the report titled, "Joint Use Facility Update":

"That Regional Council authorize staff to proceed with the construction documents phase and the tendering process for the Joint Use Facility (JUF) project;

And further, that staff report back on the results of the tendering process and seek final approval to construct the Joint Use Facility.";

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that consideration of this matter be postponed (deferred) to the first meeting of Regional Council in January 2005.

Carried 2004-926

See also Resolution 2004-925


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B. Ambulance and Emergency Programs

MA-B1. Report of the Emergency and Protective Services Committee (EPSC 2004-2) Meeting held on Wednesday, September 1, 2004


1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION EPSC-5-2004:

That the agenda for the September 1, 2004 Emergency and Protective Services Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2004-927


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) R. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and Mary Ellen Duff, Manager of Administration, Peel Regional Ambulance and Emergency Programs on behalf of Peter Dundas, Director of Ambulance and Emergency Programs, Corporate Services, Providing an Ambulance Transition Status Update

Received 2004-928


4. PEEL REGIONAL AMBULANCE SERVICES

a) Funding Proposal to the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) for Additional Service Hours

RECOMMENDATION EPSC-6-2004:

That a proposal for increased funding for the provision of Land Ambulance Services by the Region of Peel be submitted to the Emergency Health Services Branch of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care;

And further, that without prejudice to the position of the Region of Peel, that funding should be at the amount of 50 per cent of the true cost of delivering the Land Ambulance Service, this proposal will be based on 50 per cent of the cost per service hour that was established by the Ministry for response time funding purposes in 2002 being $37.36 per hour, subject to annual adjustments established by the Ministry;

And further, that the funding proposal shall include payment for unfunded service hours for the years 2001 to 2004 inclusive, and that the funding base be adjusted to reflect proposed service hours for 2005.

Approved 2004-929

b) Peel Base Hospital Merger

Received 2004-930

c) Peel Regional Ambulance Services 2003 Annual Report

Received 2004-931


5. EMERGENCY PROGRAMS

a) 2003 Annual Report of the 9-1-1 Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION EPSC-8-2004:

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

Approved 2004-932

b) Regional Fire Coordinator's 2003 Annual Report

RECOMMENDATION EPSC-9-2004:

That Fire Chief Verrall Clark (Chief Clark retired in August 2003), and his successor, Terry Irwin of the City of Brampton be thanked for their efforts during 2003 in ensuring that the plans of the Fire Departments of the Region of Peel were fully coordinated.

Approved 2004-933


MA-C. Clerk's

MA-C1. The Regional Municipality of Peel Accessibility Plan - September 2004

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-923

MA-C2. Response from the Regional Clerk to Directions from Council at the September 9, 2004 Regional Council Meeting

Received 2004-934


FINANCE

MA-D. Corporate Finance

MA-D1. Report of the Service Level Review Ad Hoc Committee (SLRA-2004-1) Meeting held on September 23, 2004

A. ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR

RECOMMENDATION SLRA-1-2004:

That Councillor Moore be appointed Chair of the Service Level Review Ad Hoc Committee for a term ending with the completion of the 2004 Service Level Review process;

And further, that Councillor Paterak be appointed as a member of the Service Level Review Ad Hoc Committee for a term ending with the completion of the 2004 Service Level Review process;

And further, that Councillor Paterak be appointed Vice-Chair of the Service Level Review Ad Hoc Committee for a term ending with the completion of the 2004 Service Level Review process.

Approved 2004-935


B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION SLRA-2-2004:

That the agenda for the September 23, 2004, Service Level Review Ad Hoc Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2004-936


D. OPENING REMARKS

1) 2005 Region of Peel Service Level Review
Presentation by Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer and Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance

Received 2004-937

 

E. 2005 PROGRAM REVIEWS

1) Ambulance and Emergency Programs
Presentation by R. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and Peter Dundas, Director, Ambulance and Emergency Programs

Received 2004-938

2) Social Services
Presentation by David Szwarc, Commissioner of Social Services

Received 2004-939

3) Public Health
Presentation by Peter Graham, Commissioner of Health and Dr. Howard Shapiro, Acting Medical Officer of Health

Received 2004-940

4) Long Term Care
Presentation by Peter Graham, Commissioner of Health

Received 2004-941

5) Housing and Property
Presentation by Keith Ward, Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Housing Corporation (Peel Living)

Deferred to the September 30, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-942

See also Resolution 2004-952

6) Public Works
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works

Deferred to the September 30, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-943

See also Resolution 2004-951

7) Regional Planning
Presentation by Nick Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning

Deferred to the September 30, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-944

See also Resolution 2004-953

8) Internal Support

a. Finance, Executive Office and Council Operations
Presentation by Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance

Deferred to the September 30, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-945

See also Resolution 2004-954

b. People, Information and Technology
Presentation by Laura Nashman, Commissioner of People, Information and Technology

Deferred to the September 30, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-946

See also Resolution 2004-955

c. Corporate Services
Presentation by R. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor

Deferred to the September 30, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-947

See also Resolution 2004-956

d. Property Services
Presentation by Keith Ward, Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Housing Corporation (Peel Living)

Deferred to the September 30, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-948

See also Resolution 2004-957


F. REPORTS


G. COMMUNICATIONS


H. OTHER BUSINESS


I. SCHEDULE OF FUTURE MEETING

RECOMMENDATION SLRA-3-2004:

That the next meeting of the Service Level Review Ad Hoc Committee meeting be scheduled for Thursday, September 30, 2004 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the 5th floor Council Chambers, Region of Peel Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.

Approved 2004-949


MA-D2. Report of the Service Level Review Ad Hoc Committee (SLRA-2004-2) Meeting held on September 30, 2004

A. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


B. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION SLRA-4-2004:

That item E6 be brought forward to be dealt with as the first item of business;

And further, that item E7 be brought forward to be dealt with immediately following item E6;

And further, that the agenda for the September 30, 2004, Service Level Review Ad Hoc Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2004-950

See also Resolutions 2004-951 and 2004-953


E. 2005 PROGRAM REVIEWS

Item E6 was dealt with.

6) Public Works
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Shaun Hewitt, Director of Business and Information Services

Received 2004-951

See also Resolutions 2004-950 and 2004-943

5) Housing and Property
Presentation by Keith Ward, Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Housing Corporation (Peel Living)

Deferred to the October 7, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-952

See also Resolution 2004-942


6) Public Works
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Shaun Hewitt, Director, Business and Information Services

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-951


7) Regional Planning
Presentation by Nick Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning

Deferred to the October 7, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-953

See also Resolutions 2004-950 and 2004-944


8) Internal Support

a. Finance, Executive Office and Council Operations
Presentation by Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance

Deferred to the October 7, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-954

See also Resolution 2004-945

b. People, Information and Technology
Presentation by Laura Nashman, Commissioner of People, Information and Technology

Deferred to the October 7, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-955

See also Resolution 2004-946

c. Corporate Services
Presentation by R. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor

Deferred to the October 7, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-956

See also Resolution 2004-947

d. Property Services
Presentation by Keith Ward, Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Housing Corporation (Peel Living)

Deferred to the October 7, 2004 Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee Meeting 2004-957

See also Resolution 2004-948


F. REPORTS


G. COMMUNICATIONS


H. OTHER BUSINESS


I. NEXT MEETING

RECOMMENDATION SLRA-5-2004:

That the next meeting of the Service Level Review Ad hoc Committee meeting be scheduled for Thursday, October 7, 2004, immediately following Regional Council, in the 5th floor Council Chambers, Region of Peel Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.

Approved 2004-958


MA-D3. Housing Provider Mortgage Portfolio

Received 2004-959


MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-E1. News Release: From Hicks Morley, Barristers and Solicitors, dated August 26, 2004, Regarding the Province Reiterating its Commitment to Eliminate Mandatory Retirement and Release its Plan to Engage in Public Consultations

Received 2004-960

MA-E2. Louis A. Turpen, President and CAO, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated August 26, 2004, Advising of his Retirement, Effective September 30, 2004, and the Appointment of Mr. John Kaldeway as the New President and CAO

Received 2004-961

MA-E3. Debbie Zimmerman, Chair, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Board of Directors, Letter dated September 21, 2004, Regarding the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC)

Received 2004-962

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

Chaired by Councillor E. Moore

PL-A. Transportation Planning

PL-A1. Study of Goods Movement in Peel: Strategic Overview

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-920

See also Resolution 2004-919

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

Chaired by Councillor M. Prentice

PW-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

PW-A1. Shelltown Construction Limited; Phase I 21T-86088M Construction of 400mm Diameter Watermain on Confederation Parkway South of Eglinton Avenue, Capital Project 04-1186 - City of Mississauga, Ward 4

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor DiMarco;

That a 798 metre (2,625 feet) length of 400 mm (16 inch) diameter watermain along future Confederation Parkway south of Eglington Avenue, included in the 2007 Capital Budget and Forecast Capital Project 07-1180 (component 3664) for $450,400 be advanced to 2004 and approved in order to co-ordinate construction with the advancement of the Confederation Parkway extension;

And further, that staff be authorized to enter into direct negotiations with Shelltown Construction Limited for the construction of the 798m (2,625 feet) of 400mm (16 inch) diameter watermain along the proposed Confederation Parkway extension for an amount not to exceed $399,000 (less $42,000 in recoveries from the Developer);

And further, that Capital Project 04-1186 be established in the amount of $357,000 (a reduction of $42,000 from the Developer's total estimated cost of $399,000), financed from the Regional Water Development Charge Reserve, R3530.

Carried 2004-963


PW-B. Engineering and Construction

PW-B1. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of 0.3 Metre Reserve, Regional Road 20 (Queensway), West of Stanfield Road - City of Mississauga, Ward 1

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Lyons;

That a by-law be enacted to lift a 0.3 metre (one foot) reserve in the City of Mississauga, Ward 1, on the north side of Regional Road 20 (Queensway) to a right in / right out access 16.44 metres (53.94 feet) in width to the proposed industrial development AstraZeneca Canada Inc., (Engineering file D-02002220N, site plan SP 03-186M).

Carried 2004-964

PW-B2. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of 0.3 Metre Reserve, Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road), South of Sandalwood Parkway - City of Brampton, Ward 10

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That a by-law be enacted to lift a 0.3 metre (one foot) reserve in the City of Brampton, Ward 10, on the west side of Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road), south of Sandalwood Parkway to provide a full moves access 16.50 metres (54.13 feet) in width to the recreation centre (Engineering file D-00424503W, site plan SP04-025B).

Carried 2004-965

PW-B3. Looping Existing Watermain on Various Streets, Capital Projects 04-1385 and 04-1386, Document 2004-325T - City of Brampton, Wards 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 10

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor DiMarco;

That Document 204-325T for the construction of 50mm diameter watermains on various streets, City of Brampton, be awarded to Wardet Limited at an estimated cost of $424,918 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 04-1385 and 04-1386, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that additional funds of $88,588 be provided to 04-1385 from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve (R0241);

And further, that additional funds of $13,165 be provided to 04-1386 from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve (R0241).

Carried 2004-966


PW-C. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-C1. West Brampton Reservoir and Pumping Station, Capital Project 03-1975, Document 2004-367P - City of Brampton, Ward 6

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That Document 2004-367P for consulting services for the design and contract administration services for the West Brampton Reservoir and Pumping Station be awarded to the consulting engineering firm MacViro Consultants Incorporated for an estimated cost of $1,126,791 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 03-1975, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001.

Carried 2004-967

PW-C2. Purchase of Catalytic Media Filter Systems for Iron and Manganese Removal at Selected Wells in the Town of Caledon, Capital Projects 04-1810, 02-1835 and 00-1230, Document 2001-004P - Town of Caledon, Wards 1, 2, 3 and 4

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Stewart;

That Document 2001-004P for the supply of catalytic media filter systems for iron and manganese removal at selected wells in the Town of Caledon be awarded to Ozogram Inc. at an estimated total cost of $3,623,594 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 04-1810 (MOE/GUDI Mandated Improvements), 02-1835 (Cheltenham Pumping Station Expansion) and 00-1230 (Palgrave Well 4), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that new building additions as part of the Ministry of the Environment well upgrades be expanded to accommodate future needs.

Carried 2004-968

PW-C3. Lakeview Water Treatment Facility Expansion, Capital Projects 02-1945, 02-1950 and 02-1990 - City of Mississauga, Ward 1

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That the budget for Capital Project 02-1945 (Lakeview Water Plant Expansion) be increased from $75,367,722 to $91,373,340 to facilitate construction tendering, and to provide additional capacity in the expansion;

And further, that the existing contract with Zenon Environmental Inc. under Capital Project 02-1945 be increased from $14,170,108 to $15,170,108 (exclusive of GST) for purchase of additional membrane modules, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that staff be directed to undertake the required administrative actions as detailed in the financial implications section of the subject report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated August 9, 2004, titled "Lakeview Water Treatment Facility Expansion, Capital Projects 02-1945, 02-1950 and 02-1990 - City of Mississauga, Ward 1".

Carried 2004-969

PW-C4. Lakeview Wastewater Treatment Facility, Construction of a New Headworks Facility, Contract 6, Capital Project 02-2925, Document 2004-005T - City of Mississauga, Ward 1

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That Document 2004-005T for the construction of the Lakeview Wastewater Treatment Facility Headworks be awarded to the contracting firm Bennett Contracting Millgrove Limited at a total estimated cost of $23,977,000 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 02-2925 in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001.

Carried 2004-970


Councillor Moore requested that the Minutes of the October 5, 2004 Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be amended to show that her absence was due to other municipal business.

PW-D. Waste Management

PW-D1. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2004-6) Meeting held on October 5, 2004

A quorum of voting members was not present, and in accordance with Section 111-4 (f) of Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, the Subcommittee received information from delegations and staff.

A quorum of voting members was achieved.


1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION WM-13-2004:

That the agenda for the October 5, 2004 Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2004-971


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Rod Muir, Founder, Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, GTA Group and Eastern Canada Chapter, discussing the following:

  • A Review by Joe Arthur, Collector, an Employee of Canadian Waste Management on Review of Organic Collection Containers

  • GTA Group and Eastern Canada Chapter's Recommendation on Region Wide Organics Collection Programs Throughout the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

Received 2004-972


4. WASTE MANAGEMENT UPDATES

a) Region-Wide Organics Update - Container Tender Specifications (Oral)
Update by Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management

Received 2004-973


b) Waste Collection By-Law Review (Oral)
Presentation by Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management

Received 2004-974


A quorum of voting members was lost, and in accordance with Section III-4(f) of the Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, the subcommittee continued to receive information from staff.

As a quorum of voting members was not achieved and as all business had been reviewed, in accordance with Section III-4(d) of Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, the meeting stood adjourned at 11:25 a.m.


PW-D2. Operating Agreement for Bolton Community Recycling Centre Reuse Store - Town of Caledon, Ward 5

Moved by Councillor Groves,
Seconded by Councillor Lyons;

That the Region of Peel enter into a revised 10 year agreement with Caledon Community Services (CCS) to operate the CCS ReUstore at the Bolton Community Recycling Centre, effective May 1, 2004, at a total cost to the Region of $19,158.30 (taxes not applicable), through Current Cost Centre WW20000, account 23950.

Carried 2004-975


PW-E. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-E1. Roger Anderson, Regional Chair, Durham Region, Letter dated September 1, 2004, Informing of the Great Lakes Cities Initiative Conference held During the Summer of 2004 and Encouraging Regional Municipalities to Participate in this Initiative

Referred to Public Works staff 2004-976

PW-E2. Harinder Takhar, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated August 10, 2004, Advising that Bill 149, the Red Light Cameras Pilot Projects Extension Act, was Amended on August 1, 2004, to Allow Permanent Use of Red Light Cameras By Designated Municipalities

Received 2004-977

PW-E3. Caroline Alepin, Project Engineer, KMK Consultants Limited, Letter dated September 22, 2004, Advising of a Notice of Public Information Centre, to be held on Tuesday, October 12, 2004 at Kleinburg Public School, City of Vaughan, Regarding the Region of York Class Environmental Assessment - Water and Wastewater Project to Provide Water Supply and Sewage Servicing Capacity to Meet the Needs of the Kleinburg-Nashville Community

Received 2004-978

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

Chaired by Councillor P. Palleschi

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HO-A1. Transfer of Easement to Hydro One Brampton Networks Inc. for Hydro Lines and Transformer on Region Owned Property for the Lakelands Sewage Pumping Station at 26 Stoneylake Avenue - City of Brampton, Ward 1

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That a permanent easement interest in the land described as Part of Block 493, Registered Plan 43M-1613, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-29191 be declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation.

Carried 2004-979

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That a permanent easement interest be transferred gratuitously to Hydro One Brampton Networks Inc. for the purpose of installing and maintaining hydro cables, transformer, electrical equipment and all appurtenances thereto on the land described as Part of Block 493, Registered Plan 43M-1613, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-29191.

Carried 2004-980

HO-A2. Lakeview Wastewater Treatment Facility, 1300 Lakeshore Road East South Side of Lakeshore Road East, West of Dixie Road, Project 02-2935 - City of Mississauga, Ward 1

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the lands legally described as Part of Lot 6, Concession 3, South of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga, Regional Municipality of Peel (formerly in the Township of Toronto) now designated as Parts 1 and 2, on draft reference plan number 20-04-080-000 prepared by Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ontario Limited dated August 27, 2004 be declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation.

Carried 2004-981

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the lands legally described as Part of Lot 6, Concession 3, South of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga, Regional Municipality of Peel (formerly in the Township of Toronto) now designated as Parts 1 and 2, on draft reference plan number 20-04-080-000 prepared by Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ontario Limited dated August 27, 2004 be conveyed gratuitously to the Corporation of the City of Mississauga;

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

Carried 2004-982


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-B1. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair, Region of Peel, Letter dated September 13, 2004, Congratulating Joseph Fontana, Minister of Labour and Housing on his Recent Appointment and Expressing Support and Encouragement in Moving Towards a Resolution of the Affordable Housing Crisis that Exists Within and Outside of Peel

Received 2004-983

See also Resolution 2004-984

HO-B2. B. Funes, Executive Correspondence Officer, Office of the Prime Minister, Letter dated September 15, 2004, Acknowledging Receipt of Chair Kolb's Letter of July 21, 2004, Regarding Funding for Affordable Housing and Advising that a Copy of Subject Correspondence has been Forwarded to Joseph Fontana, Minister of Labour and Housing

Received 2004-984

See also Resolution 2004-983

HO-B3. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Minister Responsible for Seniors, Letter dated September 24, 2004, Informing that the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has Launched the Ontario Regional Area Municipal Portal Northwest (OnRAMP - NW), an Online Information and Advisory Service for the Municipal Services Office (MSO) Clients in Northwestern Ontario

Received 2004-985

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

Chaired by Councillor A. Groves

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Success By 6

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Lyons;

That Chair Kolb (ex-officio), Regional Councillors Moore, Morrison, and Mahoney, be appointed to the Success by 6 Peel Council of Champions, as outlined in Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Social Services, Commissioner of Health, and the Acting Medical Officer of Health, dated September 27, 2004, titled "Success By 6";

And further, that Councillor Groves be appointed as an alternate member to Councillor Morrison on the Success by 6 Peel Council of Champions;

And further, that the allocation of $30,000 from the Community Programs Funding Reserve R1260 to cost center CF00012 for the Success By 6 Peel initiative, be approved.

Carried 2004-986


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-B. Children's Services

HS-B1. Canada Post Literacy Award for Educators

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-921

HS-B2. Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day - October 27, 2004

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

WHEREAS thirty years of research confirms the benefits of high quality child care for young children's intellectual, emotional, social and physical development and later life outcomes;

AND WHEREAS child care promotes the well-being of children and responds to the needs of parents, child care workers and the broader community by supporting quality of life so that citizens can fully participate in and contribute to the economic and social life of their community;

AND WHEREAS recent studies clearly show trained and knowledgeable child care workers are the most important element in quality child care, and further that good wages and working conditions are associated with higher job satisfaction and morale, lower staff turnover all of which predict higher quality care;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that October 27, 2004 be proclaimed "Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day" in the Regional Municipality of Peel in recognition of the influence, dedication and commitment of child care workers and early childhood educators to children, their families and quality of life of the community.

Carried 2004-987

See also Resolution 2004-992

HS-B3. Week of the Child - October 16 - 23, 2004

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

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

AND WHEREAS the Region of Peel operates 11 Child Care Centres with 761 licensed spaces throughout Brampton and Mississauga and provides financial assistance so that families can access care in 3034 spaces in over 350 child care and recreation programs throughout Peel;

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

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

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

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the week of October 16 - 23, 2004, be proclaimed "Week of the Child" in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Carried 2004-988



HS-C. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-C1. Ratna Omidvar, Executive Director, Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) and The Maytree Foundation, Letter dated September 3, 2004, Providing a Copy of a Letter Sent by Dominic D'Alessandro, Chair of TRIEC to Prime Minister Paul Martin, Outlining Six Recommendations for the Government of Canada in Order to Better Facilitate the Integration of Skilled Immigrants into the Workforce

Received 2004-989

HS-C2. Narendra Shah, Regional Director, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated August 6, 2004, Responding to the Region of Peel's Letter dated June 10, 2004, Regarding the Lack of Homemakers and Nurses in Peel

Received 2004-990

See also Resolutions 2004-991 and 2004-994

HS-C3. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair, Region of Peel, Letter dated September 23, 2004 to Narendra Shah, Regional Director, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Thanking him for his Response to the Letter to the Ministry and Recommending that the Ministry Funds Allocated for Homemakers and Nurses Services (HNS) be Transferred to the Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)

Received 2004-991

See also Resolutions 2004-990 and 2004-994

HS-C4. Patrick (Sid) Ryan, President, The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario and Shellie Bird, Co-President, The Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care (OCBCC), Letter dated September 16, 2004, Requesting Regional Council Proclaim October 27, 2004 as Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

Received 2004-992

See also Resolution 2004-987

HS-C5. Sandra Pupatello, Minister of Community and Social Services and Minister Responsible for Women's Issues, Letter dated September 13, 2004, Responding to the Region of Peel's Letter dated June 21, 2004, Concerning the Need for Additional Funding for Child Care and Early Learning Programs in the Region of Peel

Received 2004-993

HS-C6. Kathryn Miller, Chief Administrative Officer, Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board (CDSSAB), Letter dated July 28, 2004 to John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Expressing Concerns Regarding the Funding Shortfall from the Downloading of Provincial Costs for Community Social and Health Services

Received 2004-994

See also Resolutions 2004-990 and 2004-991


8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 68-2004: A by-law to amend By-law 22-2004 titled "Tax Relief for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities" in order to provide for the deferral of a property tax increase for low-income seniors and low-income persons with disabilities.

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the by-law listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-law 68-2004, 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 2004-995


9. OTHER BUSINESS


10. NOTICES OF MOTION

a) Resolution from the Council of the City of Mississauga in Response to the News Release Issued by the Region of Peel, dated August 13, 2004, titled "Mississauga Councillors Walk Out of Region of Peel Council Meeting"

WHEREAS on August 12, 2004 the meeting of the Peel Regional Council failed for lack of quorum;

AND WHEREAS the Region of Peel issued a press release on August 12, 2004 including comments from the Regional Chair, and the Mayors of Brampton and Caledon on the events at the meeting;

AND WHEREAS the Mayor and Council of the City of Mississauga were not circulated a draft of the press release as is normal practice;

AND WHEREAS the Mayor of Mississauga was not provided the opportunity to be quoted as the other Mayors were;

AND WHEREAS the press release did not accurately represent the events or the position of the Council of the City of Mississauga and contained statements that were inflammatory and insulting to members of Mississauga Council;

AND WHEREAS the press release was authorized by Chair Kolb as per his memorandum to Mayor McCallion dated August 27, 2004;

AND WHEREAS the Regional Chair has a duty to be fair and impartial in his duties and to represent all three municipalities equally;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, THAT the Regional Chair issue a written apology to the Mayor and Council of the City of Mississauga;

And further, that the Region review its policy on the issuance of press releases to include mandatory approval of all three municipalities for any releases dealing with issues of significance such as governance;

And further, that the draft revised policy be brought back to Regional Council for approval.

Received 2004-996

The Regional Chair was requested to prepare a policy on the issuance of press releases which includes mandatory approval of all three municipalities for any releases dealing with issues of significance, such as governance.

b) Notice of Motion from Councillors Miles and Moore regarding the pending motion from the August 12, 2004 Regional Council meeting, being the recommendations of the report titled "Joint Use Facility Update"

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2004-926


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider the In Camera Emergency and Protective Services Committee minutes of September 1, 2004 and Council reports relating to the following:

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

  • The security of the property of the municipality or local board

Carried 2004-997

Moved by Councillor Stewart,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That Council proceed out of In Camera.

Carried 2004-998


1. Committee Reports

a) In Camera Report of the Emergency and Protective Services Committee (EPSC-2004-2) meeting held on September 1, 2004

6. IN CAMERA MATTERS

a) The receiving of information regarding labour relations or employee negotiations

Received 2004-999


2. Staff Reports

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

Moved by Councillor Groves,
Seconded by Councillor Lyons;

That the Region of Peel provide Credit Valley Conservation the sum of $52,000 for the purchase, survey, two appraisals and legal requirements related to the transfer of land to complete the acquisition of the Lunn Property (Charleston Side Road Concession 3, WHS Part Lot 16, Town of Caledon);

And further, that the funds for the acquisition be provided from Cost Centre NF00002-25010, offset by a contribution of $52,000 from the Conservation Reserve account R0220.

Carried 2004-1000


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

Moved by Councillor Sprovieri,
Seconded by Councillor Stewart;

That the amount of $38,600 plus 6 months interest at 6 per cent be paid to the Accountant of the Superior Court of Justice as compensation for the expropriation of lands described as Part of Lot 4, Concession 10, Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 on the Expropriation Plan registered on October 9, 2003 as PR520367;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project 01-4031.

Carried 2004-1001

c) The security of the property of the municipality or local board (Oral)

Deferred to October 21, 2004 General Committee Meeting 2004-1002


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That By-law 72-2004 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on October 7, 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 2004-1003


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 12:19 p.m.

 

 

 

C. Gravlev
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Regional Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair