June 16, 2005 Regional Council Minutes
Page Content:
1. Prayer and Roll Call
2. Declarations of Conflicts of Interest
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Approval of Agenda
5. Delegations/Presentations
6. Communications
7. Reports
1. Committee Reports
a) Minutes of the General Committee (GC-2005-07) meeting held on June 9, 2005
     
2. Staff Reports
a) Regional Official Plan Strategic Update (ROPSU) Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton
b) Organics Composting System for the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility
c) Appointment of General Committee Section Chairs and Vice-Chairs; Appointment of Members to the Audit Subcommittee and Waste Management Subcommittee; and Appointment to the William Osler Health Care Centre Board of Directors
d) Highway 427 Extension - Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Terms of Reference
8. By-laws
9. Other Business
10. Notices of Motion
11. In Camera Matters
1. Committee Reports
a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2005-7) meeting held on June 9, 2005
2. Staff Reports
11A. By-laws Relating to In Camera Matters
12. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
13. Adjournment


THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
June 16, 2005

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 10:25 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

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

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* See text for arrivals
¨See text for departures

2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) May 26, 2005, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on May 26, 2005 be approved.

Carried 2005-650

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That the consolidated agenda for the June 16, 2005 Regional Council meeting be amended to include delegations regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton, by the following:

  • Christopher Witecki, Concerned Citizen;
  • Peter Orphanos, Sierra Club of Peel;
  • Anna Przychodzki, Sustainable Communities Collaborators;

And further, that the consolidated agenda for the June 16, 2005 Regional Council meeting be amended to include two additional communication items regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton;

And further, that the consolidated agenda for the June 16, 2005 Regional Council meeting be amended to include a resolution from the City of Mississauga regarding the Northwest Brampton Urban Boundary Expansion;

And further, that Staff Reports - Item 7-2a be considered immediately following Delegations/Presentations;

And further, that that the consolidated agenda for the June 16, 2005 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2005-651

See also Resolutions 2005-656 to 2005-667 inclusive



5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) John Corbett, Commissioner of Planning, City of Brampton, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton

Received 2005-652

See also Resolutions 2005-653 to 2005-660 inclusive, 2005-664 to 2005-668 inclusive and 2005-749

Councillor Adams arrived at 10:35 a.m.

b) Nick Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning and Bryan Hill, Planning Manager, Planning Department, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton

Received 2005-653

See also Resolutions 2005-652, 2005-654 to 2005-660 inclusive, 2005-664 to 2005-668 inclusive and 2005-749

Item 5d was dealt with.

d) Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Damian Albanese, Director, Engineering and Construction, Public Works Department, Regarding the Northwest Brampton Water and Wastewater Servicing

Received 2005-654

See also Resolutions 2005-652, 2005-653, 2005-655 to 2005-660 inclusive, 2005-664 to 2005-668 inclusive, 2005-727 and 2005-749

c) Scott Snider, Turkstra Mazza Associates, Lawyer for Landowners in Northwest Brampton, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 15, Northwest Brampton Urban Boundary Expansion

Received 2005-655

See also Resolutions 2005-652 to 2005-654 inclusive, 2005-656 to 2005-660 inclusive, 2005-664 to 2005-668 inclusive and 2005-749


Items 5h to 5j inclusive were dealt with.

h) Christopher Witecki, Concerned Citizen of the City of Mississauga, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton

Received 2005-656

See also Resolutions 2005-651 to 2005-655 inclusive, 2005-657 to 2005-660 inclusive, 2005-664 to 2005-668 inclusive and 2005-749


Councillor Prentice departed at 12:09 p.m.

i) Peter Orphanos, Sierra Club of Peel, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton

Received 2005-657

See also Resolutions 2005-651 to 2005-656 inclusive, 2005-658 to 2005-660 inclusive, 2005-664 to 2005-668 inclusive and 2005-749


j) Anna Przychodzki, Sustainable Communities Collaborators, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton

Received 2005-658

See also Resolutions 2005-652 to 2005-657 inclusive, 2005-659, 2005-660, 2005-664 to 2005-668 inclusive and 2005-749

Communications - Items 6a to 6g inclusive were dealt with.

6. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Denise Pratt, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated June 6, 2005, Requesting the Region of Peel to Approve the City of Brampton Official Plan Amendment OPA93-245 (Northwest Brampton Urban Boundary)

Received 2005-659

See also Resolutions 2005-652 to 2005-658 inclusive, 2005-660, 2005-664 to 2005-668 inclusive and 2005-749

b) Len Mikulich, City Clerk, City of Brampton, Letter dated June 6, 2005, Forwarding City of Brampton Official Plan Amendment OPA93-245 (Northwest Urban Boundary)

Received 2005-660

See also Resolutions 2005-652 to 2005-659 inclusive, 2005-664 to 2005-668 inclusive and 2005-749

c) Steve Jacobs, Project Manager, URS Canada Inc., Letter dated June 3, 2005, Providing Details on the Third Public Information Centre which will Take Place on June 22, 2005 Regarding the GO Transit Lakeshore West Corridor Rail Expansion Between Port Credit Station, City of Mississauga and Kerr Street, Town of Oakville

Received 2005-661

d) Rod Muir, Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, Letter dated May 2, 2005, Offering Assistance to the Region of Peel to Solicit Sponsorship in Support of the Region-wide Organics Program

Received 2005-662

See also Resolutions 2005-743, 2005-744 and 2005-745

e) Sean Richardson, President, Ross Clair, Contractors and Construction Management, Letter dated June 6, 2005, Regarding Peel Regional Police Headquarters Renovation Project

Received 2005-663

Additional Items

f) Linda Pim, Acting Director, Conservation and Science, Federation of Ontario Naturalists, Letter dated June 15, 2005, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton

Received 2005-664

See also Resolutions 2005-651 to 2005-660 inclusive, 2005-665 to 2005-668 inclusive and 2005-749


g) Beverly Hendry, Regional Director, MSO-Central, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), Letter dated June 15, 2005, Regarding Proposed Draft Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Northwest Brampton Urban Boundary Expansion

Received 2005-665

See also Resolutions 2005-651 to 2005-660 inclusive, 2005-664, 2005-667, 2005-668 and 2005-749


Staff Reports - Item 7-2a was dealt with.

7. REPORTS

2. Staff Reports

a) Regional Official Plan Strategic Update (ROPSU) Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That a by-law be enacted to adopt Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary (Northwest Brampton), attached as Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated June 10, 2005, titled "Regional Official Plan Strategic Update (ROPSU): Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary", to include the lands in Northwest Brampton;

And further, that Regional Council deems Amendment Number 15 to be consistent with the 2005 Provincial Policy Statement;

And further, that the subject report be forwarded for information, to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), the City of Brampton, Town of Caledon, City of Mississauga, Halton Region and Town of Halton Hills;

And further, that notice of decision of Council's adoption of Amendment Number 15 be given in accordance with the Planning Act.

An amendment to the main motion, based on a Resolution from the City of Mississauga, was then placed.

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 15 be approved in principle, subject to the following:

1. That Regional Council, as the approval authority, in accordance with Section 17 (34) of the Planning Act, "refuse to approve" the Mississauga Population Household and Employment Forecasts in Table 1, Population, Household and Employment Forecasts;
   
2. That Table 1, Population, Household and Employment Forecasts be amended by including the census undercount for all population forecasts;
   
3. That Section 5.3.4.1.3 be amended by adding the words "and local area municipalities" to read as follows: "To provide major infrastructure while minimizing the financial impact on Peel Region and area municipalities";
   
4. That 5.3.4.2.1 (a) be amended by adding the words "prior to approval of Secondary Plans" to read as follows: "Prior to the approval of Secondary Plans, a natural heritage system be designated in conformity with sub-watershed studies approved by Credit Valley Conservation prepared under Terms of Reference approved by and to the satisfaction of Credit Valley Conservation";
   
5. That Section 5.3.4.2.1 (d) be amended by adding the words "not be funded by the Regional Tax Levy and will" to read as follows: "That development of any subsequent phase of Northwest Brampton, beyond Phase 1, shall be permitted to proceed only if the development can be supported by the existing and planned arterial road network and transit systems, inclusive of a North-South Transportation Corridor, and only after the alignment, jurisdiction and financing mechanism of a viable North-South Transportation Corridor has been determined to the Region's satisfaction such that the construction of a highway within the North-South Transportation Corridor will not be funded by the Regional Tax Levy and will occur in time to meet traffic demands including traffic demands generated from the subsequent phases of development";
   
6. That Section 5.3.4.2.1 (g) be amended by adding the words "and area municipalities" to read as follows: "Provide measures to minimize the financial impact of major infrastructure development on the Region and area municipalities";
   
7. That ROPA 15 be amended by adding the following additional policies (h) and (i) to Section 5.3.4.2:
   
  h. Adequate financial arrangements are made to compensate Mississauga for measures to mitigate downstream impacts to Fletcher's Creek and the Credit River (such as flooding, erosion control and water quality) resulting from development of Northwest Brampton;
     
  i. Prior to the approval of a secondary plan(s) for the Northwest Brampton Urban Development Area, a joint study by Brampton, Mississauga and the Region of Peel be undertaken to review plans for both roads and transit across the entire Brampton/Mississauga boundary to ensure that the transportation plans of all three jurisdictions, both roads and transit, are integrated. In addition, as part of the secondary plan process for Northwest Brampton, a further review of transportation impacts be undertaken;
     
And further,
     
(a) That the Regional Development Charges By-law be amended to cover all Regional growth-related costs for servicing both residential and non-residential development in Northwest Brampton;
   
(b) That a plan outlining the future changes required to the water and wastewater infrastructure through Mississauga, in support of the urban boundary expansion for Northwest Brampton, be provided to the City of Mississauga for input and the Region of Peel commits to include Mississauga in the Environmental Assessment for water and wastewater works in Mississauga and the Water and Wastewater Master Plan Update;
   
(c) That the Water and Wastewater Master Plan be amended to show the twinning of the future West Trunk sanitary sewer south of Highway 401 along the Creditview Road right-of-way, as noted in the July 2003 Addendum to the Environmental Study Report for the Class Environmental Assessment for the Credit Valley Sanitary Trunk Sewer Extension (May 2002); and,
   
(d) That during the preparation of sub-watershed plans for Northwest Brampton, the environmental studies be updated to incorporate the revised growth forecasts.

 

Additional Item

John Calvert, Planner, City of Mississauga, Providing clarification on the issues contained in the City of Mississauga Resolution regarding the Northwest Brampton Urban Boundary Expansion

Received 2005-666

See also Resolutions 2005-652 to 2005-660 inclusive, 2005-664, 2005-665, 2005-667, 2005-668 and 2005-749

Subsequent to discussion on the proposed amendments, Councillors McCallion and Iannicca revised the amending motion to read as follows:

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) 15 be approved, subject to the following:

1. That Section 5.3.4.1.3 be amended by adding the words "and member area municipalities" to read as follows: "To ensure the provision of major infrastructure while minimizing the financial impact on Peel Region and member area municipalities";
   
2. That Section 5.3.4.2.1 (g) be amended by adding the words "and member area municipalities" to read as follows: "Provide measures to minimize the financial impact of major infrastructure development on the Region and member area municipalities".

Councillor Fennell requested a recorded vote.

In Favour: Councillors Adams, Carlson, Corbasson, Dale, DiMarco, Fennell, Groves, Iannicca, Lyons, Mahoney, McCallion, Miles, Moore, Morrison, Mullin, Palleschi, Paterak, Sprovieri, Stewart
Total: 19
   
Opposed: Nil
Total: 0
   
Absent: Councillors Prentice, Saito
Total: 2

Carried 2005-667

See also Resolution 2005-651

The amending motion carried unanimously.

A vote was then taken on the main motion, as amended:

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) 15 be approved, subject to the following:

1. That Section 5.3.4.1.3 be amended by adding the words "and member area municipalities" to read as follows: "To ensure the provision of major infrastructure while minimizing the financial impact on Peel Region and member area municipalities";
   
2. That Section 5.3.4.2.1 (g) be amended by adding the words "and member area municipalities" to read as follows: "Provide measures to minimize the financial impact of major infrastructure development on the Region and member area municipalities".

And further, that a by-law be enacted to adopt Regional Official Plan Number 15, as amended - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary (Northwest Brampton), attached as Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated June 10, 2005, titled "Regional Official Plan Strategic Update (ROPSU): Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary", to include the lands in Northwest Brampton;

And further, that Regional Council deems Amendment Number 15 to be consistent with the 2005 Provincial Policy Statement;

And further, that the subject report be forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), the City of Brampton, Town of Caledon, City of Mississauga, Halton Region and Town of Halton Hills, for information;

And further, that notice of decision of Regional Council's adoption of Amendment Number 15 be given in accordance with the Planning Act.

Councillor Fennell requested a recorded vote.

In Favour: Councillors Adams, Carlson, Corbasson, Dale, DiMarco, Fennell, Groves, Iannicca, Lyons, Mahoney, McCallion, Miles, Moore, Morrison, Mullin, Palleschi, Paterak; Sprovieri, Stewart
Total: 19
   
Opposed: Nil
Total: 0
   
Absent: Councillors Prentice, Saito
Total: 2

Carried 2005-668

See also Resolutions 2005-651 to 2005-660 inclusive, 2005-664 to 2005-667 inclusive and 2005-749

The motion, as amended, carried unanimously.



RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 12:52 p.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 1:06 p.m.

Members Present: 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, J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart
   
Members Absent: M. Prentice, P. Saito


Committee Reports - Item 7-1a was dealt with.

7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2005-7) meeting held on June 9, 2005

B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-136-2005:

That the consolidated agenda for the June 9, 2005, General Committee meeting be amended to refer Items Related to Public Works - Item PW-B4 to the June 16, 2005 Regional Council meeting;

And further, that the consolidated agenda for the June 9, 2005, General Committee meeting be amended to deal with Items Related to Public Works at 12:00 p.m.;

And further, that the consolidated agenda for the June 9, 2005, General Committee meeting be amended to postpone Delegations/Presentations - Item D1 to 1:00 p.m.;

And further, that the consolidated agenda for the June 9, 2005, General Committee meeting be amended to include a discussion regarding the agenda for the June 16, 2005 Regional Council meeting;

And further, that the consolidated agenda for the June 9, 2005, General Committee meeting be amended to add a delegation by Harvey S. Dorsey, Solicitor for Four Seasons Site Development Ltd. in reference to Items Related to Public Works - Item PW-A5;

And further, that the consolidated agenda for the June 9, 2005, General Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2005-669


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Tom Gutfreund, Manager, Local Government, Municipal Services Office - Central Ontario, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Honouring Chair Kolb for his 40 Years of Political Service to the Community and the Residents of the Town of Caledon and the Region of Peel

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-733

D2. Janette Smith, Director, Long Term Care; Charles Lynch, Residents' Council President, Vera M. Davis Centre; Leonard Marion, Residents' Council Vice-President, Malton Village; Shirley Brown, Residents' Council President, Peel Manor; Eugene Koley, Residents' Council President, Sheridan Villa and Patrick Boyle, Residents' Council President, Tall Pines Regarding Residents' Councils in Peel's Long Term Care Centres

Received 2005-670

See also Resolution 2005-684

D3. Bob Nairn, Program Director, GO Transit; Fouad Mustafa, Program Manager, GO Transit and Greg Ashbee, Senior Program Manager, GO Transit Regarding the Current Status of the Environmental Assessments for the Expansion of the Georgetown Line/Air Rail Link

Received 2005-671


Additional Item

D4. Harvey S. Dorsey, Solicitor for Four Seasons Site Development Ltd. and Gord Randall, Chief Operating Officer, Four Seasons Site Development Ltd. Regarding the Awarding of a Contract for the Hot Mix Asphalt Resurfacing and the Replacement of Concrete Noise Walls on Kennedy Road - City of Brampton, Wards 1 and 3 and Hot Mix Asphalt Resurfacing on Airport Road and on Old Church Road - Town of Caledon, Wards 2 and 3

Received 2005-672

See also Resolution 2005-722


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

Items Related to Public Works were dealt with under Resolutions 2005-718 to 2005-736 inclusive

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HO-A1. Encroachment Agreement, Regional Road 50 (Highway 50), Owner: 1489767 Ontario Limited - Town of Caledon, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-137-2005:

That the encroachment on Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) being a portion of a building located at 62 Queen Street North, Bolton, Town of Caledon, be permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions in the Amending Agreement dated March 22, 2004 between The Regional Municipality of Peel and 1489767 Ontario Limited, being an amendment to an Encroachment Agreement dated November 1991 between The Corporation of the Town of Caledon and Haralambos (Harry) Bidzios and Virginia Karapalides;

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

Approved 2005-673

See also Resolution 2005-749

HO-A2. Appointment of Administrator and Deputy Administrator under the Social Housing Reform Act, 2000

RECOMMENDATION GC-138-2005:

That the Director, Housing Policy and Programs be appointed as the Administrator under Section 15 of the Social Housing Reform Act, 2000 (the "Act") and be authorized to perform all of the duties and exercise all of the powers of the Service Manager under the Act, with the exception of the powers of the Service Manager under Section 5(1)(a) to (f) and 5(2) of the Act;

And further, that the Manager, Provider Relations be appointed as the Deputy Administrator under Section 15 of the Act and be authorized to act as Administrator and to exercise all of the duties and powers of the Administrator, when the Administrator is absent or unable to act, or when the office of the Administrator is vacant;

And further, that the Peel Internal Review Process be amended to reflect that internal review decisions under the Act shall be made by the Administrator, or by the Deputy Administrator when the Administrator is absent or unable to act, or when the office of the Administrator is vacant.

Approved 2005-674


HO-B. Housing

HO-B1. Rent Supplement Funding Update (Oral)

Deferred to a future General Committee meeting 2005-675

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Angela's Place

Received 2005-676

HS-A2. Peel Youth Village

RECOMMENDATION GC-139-2005:

That Document 2005-231P for the Provision of Peel Youth Village Programs required by Social Services Department be awarded to YMCA of Greater Toronto in the estimated amount of $2,404,655 for one eighteen month term commencing July 1, 2005 and expiring on December 31, 2006 being the most cost-effective solution in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 62-2001;

And further, that staff increase or extend this contract for similar requirements to the limit of the Social Services approved program operating budgets for the Peel Youth Village Programs where actual annual requirements exceed the estimates;

And further, that the contract be extended for four additional 12 month periods, based on satisfactory service, performance, and pricing, in an amount not to exceed the approved operating budgets for Social Services for the Youth Village Programs for each optional year.

Approved 2005-677


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-B. General Services

HS-B1. Portraits of Peel: Facing the Facts

RECOMMENDATION GC-140-2005:

That staff develop a comprehensive, action oriented motion to address disparity in Peel, and which also addresses pooling, and potential involvement with Mayor David Miller of the City of Toronto and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO).

Approved 2005-678

See also Resolution 2005-750

HS-C. Children's Services

HS-C1. Ontario - Canada Agreement on Child Care

RECOMMENDATION GC-141-2005:

That the Regional Chair be directed to write a letter to both the Federal and Provincial governments which seeks the assurance of sustainable funding;

And further, that a copy of the subject letter be forwarded to the Provincial Caucus of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities via Joan Lougheed, Chair of the Ontario Caucus.

Approved 2005-679


HS-D. Ontario Works in Peel

HS-D1. Addiction Services in Ontario Works

RECOMMENDATION GC-142-2005:

That an increase in Ontario Works gross expenditure budget up to $546,170, and equivalent increase in Provincial subsidy for 2005 for the mandatory drug addiction services component of the Ontario Works program, be approved.

Approved 2005-680

HS-D2. JobsNow

Received 2005-681


HEALTH

HS-E. Business and Information Services

HS-E1. Appointment of Associate Medical Officer of Health

RECOMMENDATION GC-143-2005:

That Dr. Megan Ward be appointed as an Associate Medical Officer of Health for Public Health with the Region of Peel;

And further, that the concurrence of the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care be requested.

Approved 2005-682


HS-F. Family Health

HS-F1. Preconception Health Media Strategy

Received 2005-683


HS-G. Long-Term Care

HS-G1. Residents' Councils in Peel's Long-Term Care Centres

Received 2005-684

See also Resolution 2005-670


HS-H. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-H1. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 11, 2005, Informing that on May 6, 2005, the Governments of Canada and Ontario signed an Agreement in Principle on Early Learning and Child Care

Received 2005-685

HS-H2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 24, 2005, Informing that on May 17, 2005, the Minister of Community and Social Services, Announced Additional Changes to the Ontario Works Program that Support Ontario Works Recipients in Moving from Welfare to Work

Received 2005-686

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-A. Chief Administrative Officer

MA-A1. Report of the Joint Use Facility (JUF) Steering Committee (JUFSC-2005-5) Meeting held on May 26, 2005

1. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION JUFSC-6-2005:

That the agenda for the May 26, 2005, Joint Use Facility Steering Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2005-687


Items Related to Reports - Item 3a was dealt with.

3. REPORTS

a. Update on Discussions with Morguard Investments Limited and the City of Brampton

Received 2005-688


2. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a. Review of the Joint Use Facility (JUF) Steering Committee Recommendation to Regional Council

RECOMMENDATION JUFSC-7-2005:

Whereas on March 10, 2005, the Joint Use Facility Steering Committee was directed to:

1. Work with the Architect and consultants to complete the working drawings related to the Joint Use Facility (JUF);
2. Review all feasible parking options;
3. Review the projected staffing numbers, and;
4. Report back to Regional Council as soon as possible with the final working drawings and updated costs of the project, including parking options;

And whereas, the Joint Use Facility Steering Committee has considered the specific issues related to the project, including geotechnical testing, design, parking, and staff growth projections, and has reached consensus on preferred approaches;

Now therefore be it resolved, that construction document preparation and issuance be authorized for a six-storey, 200,000 square foot building, linked on the ground floor to 10 Peel Centre Dr.;

And further, that universal space standards be utilized for office areas to provide for a capacity of 1078 Regional office staff and 270 police staff;

And further, that 16 above grade parking spaces and a three-storey underground garage having 694 parking spaces in addition to the 158 spaces at 10 Peel Centre Dr., together with 227 parking spaces on an adjacent site, to be finalized in consultation with the City of Brampton and Morguard Investments, and in addition to 263 spaces on Morguard-owned lots to the west of 10 Peel Centre Dr., to be the subject of an agreement with Morguard to ensure zoning compliance of 10 Peel Centre Dr., be approved;

And further, that a budget increase in the amount of $4,500,000 be approved, in principle, to offset projected inflation estimated to the commencement of construction;

And further, that staff be directed to consider all possible efficiencies in procurement, design and scheduling, and report back to Regional Council on the savings identified;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance and the Commissioner of Housing and Property report to Regional Council, as the development schedule is confirmed in accordance with subsequent decisions regarding the procurement process and value of resulting awards, regarding the final budgetary requirements.

Recommendation JUFSC-7-2005 was unanimously approved at the May 26, 2005 Regional Council Meeting (Resolution No. 2005-617)


3. REPORTS

a. Update on Discussions with Morguard Investments Limited and the City of Brampton

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-688

4. COMMUNICATIONS


5. NEXT MEETING


6. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Letter of Intent dated May 25, 2005 - Between Morguard Investments Limited and the Region of Peel with Respect to the Availability of Parking Spaces for Use by the Region and its Employees and Invitees

Received 2005-689


FINANCE

MA-B. Internal Audit

MA-B1. Report of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2005-3) Meeting held on May 26, 2005

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-3-2005:

That Items Related to Delegations/Presentations - Item 3a be dealt with immediately following Reports - Item 4d;

And further, that the agenda for May 26, 2005, Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2005-690


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Internal Audit Awareness Day

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-695

4. REPORTS

a) Review of Information Technology Related Project Management Practices at Peel Police

Received 2005-691

b) 2005 Status of Management Action Plans

Received 2005-692

c) Financial Controls and Practices Review of Victim Services of Peel

Received 2005-693

d) Disposal of 2004 Surplus Assets

Received 2005-694


Item 3a was dealt with.

3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Internal Audit Awareness Day

Received 2005-695


5. COMMUNICATIONS


6. SCHEDULE OF FUTURE MEETINGS


7. OTHER BUSINESS


MA-C. Corporate Finance

MA-C1. Insurance Coverage 2005-2006

RECOMMENDATION GC-144-2005:

That the contract for the provision of insurance coverage be awarded to Frank Cowan Company Limited in the total amount of $999,660 (excluding applicable taxes) for the policy term of insurance from July 1, 2005 to July 1, 2006;

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

Approved 2005-696


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-D. Clerk's

MA-D1. Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2005-4) Meeting held on April 12, 2005

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

RECOMMENDATION AAC-11-2005:

That the minutes of the March 1, 2005 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2005-697


3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AAC-12-2005:

That Presentation Item 5b be brought forward to be dealt with prior to Presentation Item 5a;

And further, that a group discussion regarding the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee tour of the Region of Peel Summerville Pines seniors rental building be added under Other Business as Item 9a;

And further, that the agenda for the April 12, 2005 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2005-698


4. COMMUNICATION ITEMS


5. PRESENTATIONS

a) Brian Lauder, Intermediate Planner, Town of Caledon, Regarding the Site Plan Review Process

Received 2005-699

RECOMMENDATION AAC-13-2005:

That staff from Town of Caledon Planning department, and the Region of Peel Housing and Property department review the City of Mississauga and the City of Brampton guidelines regarding accessibility considerations utilized in the site plan and municipally owned facilities approval process;

And further, that Regional Housing and Property staff prepare a report to the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee regarding the adoption of similar guidelines for the review of Regional buildings;

And further, that Town of Caledon Planning department staff investigate and report back to the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee on the feasibility of incorporating similar guidelines into the Caledon site plan review process;

And further, that Regional Housing and Property staff advise the Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Specialist of all Regional leases upon approval by Regional Council for the purpose of obtaining an accessibility review of facility floor plans;

And further, that the Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Specialist liaise with the Chair of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee, when necessary, to consider the eligibility of plans for review by the Committee as a whole.

Approved 2005-700

b) Terri LeRoux, Executive Director, and Carla Warwick, Resource Councillor, Learning Disabilities Association of Mississauga, Presenting an Awareness Session on Learning Disabilities

Deferred to the July 12, 2005 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting 2005-701


6. REPORTS


7. REPORT FROM THE ACCESSIBILITY PLANNING COORDINATORS

a. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon

Received 2005-702


b. Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel

Received 2005-703


8. REPORT OF THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIR

Received 2005-704


9. OTHER BUSINESS


10. NEXT MEETING


MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-E1. Greg Sorbara, Minister of Finance, Letter dated April 22, 2005, Responding to Chair Kolb's Letter on the Ontario Health Premium, Reiterating the Ministry's View that the OHP is a Tax on Individual Income (Resolution 2005-187)

Received 2005-705

MA-E2. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Regional Municipality of Peel Police Services Board, Letter dated May 3, 2005, Requesting a Resolution Authorizing Execution of the Community Policing Partnerships (CPP) Program Agreement Renewal

RECOMMENDATION GC-145-2005:

WHEREAS in 1998 the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services (at that time, the Ministry of the Solicitor General) established the Community Policing Partnerships (CPP) Program (the "Program") as part of the Government of Ontario's commitment to make Ontario communities safer by enhancing police visibility;

AND WHEREAS the Regional Municipality of Peel (the "Region") and the Regional Municipality of Peel Police Services Board (the "Board") applied to the Ministry in December 1998 for funding under the Program to increase front-line operational policing presence;

AND WHEREAS the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services wishes to continue to fund the Board by granting funds to the Region for the purpose of maintaining the increased number of sworn officers of the Peel Regional Police Service for enhanced police visibility;

AND WHEREAS on April 29, 2005 the Board adopted a resolution requesting the Regional Council to authorize execution of an agreement respecting the Program;

AND WHEREAS the form of the agreement proposed for execution has been provided as part of a request directed by the Executive Director of the Board to the Regional Clerk dated May 3, 2005 which has been placed as a communication item on the agenda of the General Committee meeting of the Regional Council scheduled for June 9, 2005 as item MA-E2-1 (the "Request");

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Region's signing officers be authorized to execute an agreement substantially in the form of the Community Policing Partnerships Program Agreement provided as part of the Request.

Approved 2005-706

MA-E3. Brian Denney, Chief Administrative Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated May 5, 2005, Advising of the 2005 Municipal Levy and Providing a Copy of the 2005 Operating and Capital Budget Summary

Received 2005-707

MA-E4. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 11, 2005, Cautioning that the 2005 Provincial Budget Offers Little for Municipalities in Terms of New Revenue, Appropriate Cost Sharing or Added Powers

Received 2005-708

MA-E5. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 12, 2005, Explaining that the 2005 Provincial Budget does not Include a Plan to Balance the Deficit in Provincial-Municipal Fiscal Arrangements

Received 2005-709

MA-E6. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 13, 2005, Regarding the AMO Report on Alternative Voting Methods which is Now Available Online at www.amo.on.ca

Received 2005-710

MA-E7. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 17, 2005, Explaining its Position on the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) Introduced by the Provincial Government in March, 2005

Received 2005-711

MA-E8. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 25, 2005, Informing About Matters Discussed at the May Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Meeting Between the Various Provincial Ministries

Received 2005-712

MA-E9. Emil Kolb, Chair, Region of Peel, Letter dated May 26, 2005, to Jeanette Erskine, Sending Condolences on Behalf of the Members of Council on the Recent Passing of James Erskine, Former Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police

Received 2005-713

MA-E10. Larry McCabe, Secretary-Treasurer and Kathy Zammit, Chief Returning Officer, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Letter dated May 31, 2005, Requesting Nominations to the 2005-2006 AMO Board of Directors

Received 2005-714

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Administration

PL-A1. Highway 427 Extension - Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Terms of Reference

Referred to the June 16, 2005 Regional Council meeting 2005-715

See also Resolution 2005-748


PL-B. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-B1. Lois Griffin, Chair, Humber Watershed Alliance, Letter dated May 16, 2005, Regarding Comments in Support of Bill 133 - Environmental Enforcement Statute Law Amendment Act, 2004

Received 2005-716


Additional Item

Transportation Network Workshop Scheduled for June 16, 2005 Regional Council meeting

RECOMMENDATION GC-146-2005:

That the Transportation Network Workshop scheduled for the June 16, 2005 Regional Council meeting be referred to the June 30, 2005 General Committee meeting.

Approved 2005-717


Items Related to Public Works were dealt with.

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. North East Brampton E4 Reservoir, Pumping Station and Feedermain Class Environmental Assessment Additional Funding Request, Project 03-1505, Document 2003 - 312N - City of Brampton, Ward 10, and Town of Caledon, Ward 4

RECOMMENDATION GC-147-2005:

That contract Document 2003-312N for engineering and consulting services, between the Region of Peel and Trow Associates Inc., be extended to reassess the Reservoir site selection in order to provide a cost effective solution and to address the Part II Order Request ("bump-up"), in the estimated amount of $90,000 (excluding applicable taxes), under existing Capital Project 03-1505, for a total commitment of $305,328 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that additional funds of $220,000 be provided to Capital Project 03-1505, financed from the Water Development Charges Reserve, R3530;

And further, that the Trow Associates Inc. award be increased to complete the work related to any additional unforeseen project issues up to the limit of the approved budget.

Approved 2005-718

PW-A2. Schedule "C" Class Environmental Assessment for Britannia Road from Queen Street to Hurontario Street Additional Funding Request, Project 02-4360, Document 2002-308P - City of Mississauga, Wards 5 and 6

RECOMMENDATION GC-148-2005:

That contract Document 2002-308P for engineering and consulting services, between the Region of Peel and iTRANS Consulting Inc., be extended to provide the required additional scope of work to complete the Class Environmental Assessment, Schedule 'C' project for the widening of Britannia Road, from Queen Street to Hurontario Street, in the estimated amount of $136,000 (excluding applicable taxes), under existing Capital Project 02-4360, for a total commitment of $472,000 (excluding applicable taxes) in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that additional funds of $250,000 be provided to Capital Project 02-4360, financed from the Road Development Charges Reserve, R3505;

And further, that the iTRANS Consulting Inc. award be increased to complete the work related to any additional unforeseen project issues up to the limit of the approved budget.

Approved 2005-719

PW-A3. Review of Signing in School Areas and Community Safety Zone Locations on Regional Roads, Region of Peel

Received 2005-720

PW-A4. Consolidation of Traffic By-law 41-2001, as Amended, and Approval of Proposed Set Fines, Parts I and II

RECOMMENDATION GC-149-2005:

That the necessary by-law be presented to Regional Council to consolidate the Region of Peel Traffic By-law 41-2001, as amended;

And further, that a copy of the consolidated Traffic By-law be forwarded to the City of Brampton, the City of Mississauga, the Town of Caledon, Peel Regional Police and to the Ontario Provincial Police - Caledon Detachment, for information;

And further, that the proposed Set Fines Part I and Part II schedules as generally outlined in Appendix I of the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated May 18, 2005, titled "Consolidation of Traffic By-law 41-2001, as amended, and Approval of Proposed Set Fines Parts I and II", be approved;

And further, that staff submit the proposed Set Fines Parts I and Part II schedules for moving violations and parking and stopping offences to the Regional Senior Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice for approval.

Approved 2005-721

See also Resolution 2005-749

PW-A5. Hot Mix Asphalt Resurfacing and the Replacement of Concrete Noise Walls on Kennedy Road, Capital Projects 05-4620, 04-4630 and 04-4510, Document 2005-106T - City of Brampton, Wards 1 and 3; Hot Mix Asphalt Resurfacing on Airport Road and on Old Church Road, Capital Project 05-4640 - Town of Caledon, Wards 2 and 3

RECOMMENDATION GC-150-2005:

That Document 2005-106T for the hot mix asphalt resurfacing and replacement of concrete noise walls on Kennedy Road, City of Brampton, and hot mix asphalt resurfacing on Airport Road and on Old Church Road, Town of Caledon be awarded to Graham Bros. Construction Limited, in the amount of $6,378,661.12 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 05-4620, 04-4630, 04-4510 and 05-4640, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

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

Approved 2005-722

See also Resolution 2005-672

PW-A6. Alternative Measures to Enhance Intersection Safety

Received 2005-723



PW-B. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-B1. Shoreline Algae in Lake Ontario, Capital Project 99-1920 - City of Mississauga, Wards 1 and 2

RECOMMENDATION GC-151-2005:

That $30,000 be made available from Capital Project 99-1920 (Taste and Odour Control), to support the Ontario Water Works Research Consortium in their efforts to seek a long-term solution to Cladophora algae;

And further, that Regional staff work on a coordinated communication plan with the Ontario Water Works Research Consortium, the Regional Municipality of Halton, and the City of Mississauga to better educate residents along the Lake Ontario shoreline while a solution to the issues caused by Cladophora algae is sought.

Approved 2005-724

See also Resolution 2005-746

PW-B2. Mobile Water Treatment and Bottling System, Capital Project 04-1005, Document 2004-343P

RECOMMENDATION GC-152-2005:

That document 2004-343P for a Mobile Water Treatment and Bottling System be awarded to BI Pure Water Canada Inc. in the estimated amount of $350,000 (excluding applicable taxes), under existing Capital Project 04-1005, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that additional funds of $100,000 be provided to Capital Project 04-1005, Joint Municipal Water Bottling, which also receives financing from the City of Toronto and the Region of York.

Approved 2005-725

PW-B3. Inglewood Wastewater Treatment Plant Additional Funds Under the Cost Sharing Agreement, Capital Project 02-2990 - Town of Caledon, Ward 1

RECOMMENDATION GC-153-2005:

That Vendor Contract 1052 for construction services between the Region of Peel and Inglewood Village Estates Limited be extended to provide upgrades in the estimated amount of $184,288 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 02-2990, for a total commitment of $886,596.41 (excluding applicable taxes) in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001.

Approved 2005-726

PW-B4. Northwest Brampton Water and Wastewater Servicing (Oral)
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works

Referred to the June 16, 2005 Regional Council meeting 2005-727

See also Resolution 2005-654


PW-C. Waste Management

PW-C1. Consulting Services for the Region-Wide Organics Communication Strategy, Document 2004-444P

RECOMMENDATION GC-154-2005:

That Document 2004-444P for a Region-Wide Organics Communications Strategy - Part B (2) be awarded to Fingerprint Communications Inc. in the amount of $620,800 for an estimated contract total of $741,600 (excluding applicable taxes) under existing Capital Budget 04-6630, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that staff negotiate with Fingerprint Communications Inc. for additional works related to the development and implementation of the communications strategy, based on rates established in the document to the limit of the approved budget.

Approved 2005-728

PW-C2. Long Term Waste Resource Management Strategy 2004 Update

Received 2005-729

PW-C3. Revised Waste Collection Design Standards Manual

RECOMMENDATION GC-155-2005:

That the revisions to the document titled "Waste Collection Design Standards Manual" dated June 2005, as described in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated May 9, 2005, titled "Revised Waste Collection Design Standards Manual" be approved for use by staff when reviewing new development and re-development applications.

Approved 2005-730

PW-C4. Organics Composting System for the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works

Withdrawn 2005-731


Item PW-C6 was dealt with.

PW-C6. Peel Region Organics Collection Program: Preliminary In-Depth Research (Oral)
Presentation by Tim Keenleyside, Co-Creative Director, Fingerprint Communications Inc.

Received 2005-732

See also Resolutions 2005-734 and 2005-736

PW-C5. Recommendation Regarding Compost Bags Within the Region Wide Organics Program

Further discussion regarding Item PW-C5 was deferred to later in the meeting under Resolution 2005-734

Delegations/Presentations - Item D1 was dealt with.

D1. Tom Gutfreund, Manager, Local Government, Municipal Services Office - Central Ontario, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Honouring Chair Kolb for his 40 Years of Political Service to the Community and the Residents of the Town of Caledon and the Region of Peel

Received 2005-733


Discussion regarding Items Related to Public Works - Item PW-C5 resumed.

PW-C5. Recommendation Regarding Compost Bags Within the Region Wide Organics Program

RECOMMENDATION GC-156-2005:

WHEREAS the focus group research conducted by Informa Market Research Ltd. indicates that residents are highly motivated to start organics composting, but want it to be as convenient as possible;

AND WHEREAS focus group participants indicated a strong preference for the ability to use plastic bag liners to start off the organics collection program;

AND WHEREAS Resolution 2005-460 stated that Regional staff work toward the goal of using only compostable products;

THEREFORE, be it resolved that:

1. The initial communications messages for Region-wide organics promote compostable plastic and paper liner bags, and allow non-compostable plastic bag liners;

2. The Region establish a deadline of 12 months after complete Region-wide organics implementation to phase-out the use of non-compostable plastic liner bags;

3. Staff report back to Council in September and December 2006 regarding a strategy for communicating the phase-out of the use of non-compostable plastic liners by residents, based on program monitoring results; and

4. With a start date of April 1, 2006, that the intention be to eliminate non-compostable plastic liner bags by April 1, 2007.

Approved 2005-734

See also Resolutions 2005-732 and 2005-736

PW-C6. Peel Region Organics Collection Program: Preliminary In-Depth Research (Oral)
Presentation by Tim Keenleyside, Co-Creative Director, Fingerprint Communications Inc.

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-732


PW-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-D1. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 30, 2005, Advising of the New Regulation Under the Safe Drinking Water Act and Proposed Amendments to Regulation 170/03

Received 2005-735

PW-D2. Paul van der Werf, EPIC Municipal Representative, Environment and Plastics Industry Council (EPIC), Letter dated June 2, 2005, Requesting an Opportunity to Provide Information and Advice to Regional Council Prior to the Consideration of a Ban on the Use of Plastic Bags in the Region Wide Organics Program

Received 2005-736

See also Resolutions 2005-732 and 2005-734


F. OTHER BUSINESS

F1. Proposed Resolution from the City of Mississauga with regards to the Waste Disposal Needs of Commercial and Industrial Waste as well as Residential Waste

Deferred to the June 30, 2005 General Committee meeting 2005-737


Staff Reports - Item 7-2c was dealt with.

7. REPORTS

2. Staff Reports

c) Appointment of General Committee Section Chairs and Vice-Chairs; Appointment of Members to the Audit Subcommittee and Waste Management Subcommittee; and Appointment to the William Osler Health Care Centre Board of Directors

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That Regional Council make the appointments and conduct such elections as are necessary to fill the positions outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated May 20, 2005, titled "Appointment of General Committee Section Chairs and Vice-Chairs; Appointment of Members to the Audit Subcommittee and Waste Management Subcommittee; and Appointment to the William Osler Health Care Centre Board of Directors".

Carried 2005-738

ELECTION OF GENERAL COMMITTEE SECTION CHAIRS AND VICE-CHAIRS

Two nominations were put forward for the position of Chair of the Public Works Section, therefore a vote was taken.

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That Councillor Elaine Moore be appointed Chair of the Public Works Section of General Committee for an 18 month term ending November 30, 2006, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

In Favour: Councillors DiMarco, Fennell, Groves, Iannicca, Miles, Moore, Morrison, Palleschi, Paterak, Sprovieri, Stewart
Total: 11
   
Absent: Councillors Adams, Lyons, Prentice, Saito
Total: 4

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That Councillor Pat Saito be appointed Chair of the Public Works Section of General Committee for an 18 month term ending November 30, 2006, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

In Favour: Councillors Carlson, Corbasson, Dale, Mahoney, McCallion, Mullin
Total: 6
   
Absent: Councillors Adams, Lyons, Prentice, Saito
Total: 4

Councillor Elaine Moore received a majority of votes.

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That the Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the General Committee Sections for an 18 month term ending November 30, 2006, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council, be appointed as follows:

Housing and Property Section
Chair: Pat Mullin
Vice-Chair: Paul Palleschi

Human Services Section
Chair: Susan DiMarco
Vice-Chair: Annette Groves

Management Section
Chair: Gael Miles
Vice-Chair: Nancy Stewart

Planning Section
Chair: Richard Paterak
Vice-Chair: John Sprovieri

Public Works Section
Chair: Elaine Moore
Vice-Chair: Maja Prentice

Carried 2005-739


AUDIT SUBCOMMITTEE

Moved by Councillor Lyons,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That Chair Kolb (ex-officio) and Councillors Iannicca, Miles, Paterak and Stewart be appointed to the Audit Subcommittee, for a term ending November 30, 2006, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2005-740


WASTE MANAGEMENT SUBCOMMITTEE

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That Chair Kolb (ex-officio) and Councillors Carlson, Moore, Morrison, Mullin, Paterak, Prentice, Saito, Sprovieri and Stewart be appointed to the membership of the Waste Management Subcommittee for a term ending November 30, 2006, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2005-741


WILLIAM OSLER HEALTH CARE CENTRE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That Councillor Palleschi be nominated to the William Osler Health Care Centre Board of Directors for the term of July 1, 2005 until the Annual General Meeting of the William Osler Health Care Centre Board of Directors in 2006, or until a successor is nominated by Regional Council.

Carried 2005-742

RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 2:14 p.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 2:42 p.m.

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

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* See text for arrivals
¨See text for departures


d) Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works, Regarding the Northwest Brampton Water and Wastewater Servicing

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-654

Councillor Paterak departed at 3:25 p.m.

e) Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works, Regarding the Region-wide Organics Program (5 minutes)

Received 2005-743

See also Resolutions 2005-662, 2005-744 and 2005-745


Staff Reports - Item 7-2b was dealt with.

7. Reports

2. Staff Reports

b) Organics Composting System for the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That Document 2005-328N for the design, construction and commissioning of a 60,000 tonne per year organics composting system at the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility be awarded to Maple Reinders Constructors Limited, in the amount of $8.3 million (excluding GST), under existing Capital Project 99-6275, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, to facilitate the construction of the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility projects, the approved capital funds in the amount of $14,600,000, be redeployed from Capital Project 03-6300, Account 80617 (Region-Wide Organics Program) to Capital Project 99-6275, Account 80617 (Waste Management Multi Purpose Facility);

And further, that Document 2002-498P, as amended by Resolution 2005-406, for the construction, supervision and administration of the organics composting system with MacViro Consultants be increased by $65,000 (excluding applicable taxes), under existing Capital Project 99-6275, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001.

Carried 2005-744

See also Resolutions 2005-662, 2005-743 and 2005-745


f) Rod Muir, Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, Regarding Sponsorship Opportunities in Support of the Region-wide Organics Program

Withdrawn 2005-745

See also Resolutions 2005-662, 2005-743 and 2005-744

g) Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works, and Mark Schiller, Director, Water and Wastewater Treatment, Update on Concerns With Respect to Shoreline Algae in Lake Ontario

Referred to a future General Committee meeting 2005-746

See also Resolution 2005-724

Additional Items

h) Christopher Witecki, Concerned Citizen, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-656

i) Peter Orphanos, Sierra Club of Peel, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-657

j) Anna Przychodzki, Sustainable Communities Collaborators, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-658


6. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Denise Pratt, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated June 6, 2005, Requesting the Region of Peel to Approve the City of Brampton Official Plan Amendment OPA93-245 (Northwest Brampton Urban Boundary)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-659

b) Len Mikulich, City Clerk, City of Brampton, Letter dated June 6, 2005, Forwarding City of Brampton Official Plan Amendment OPA93-245 (Northwest Urban Boundary)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-660

c) Steve Jacobs, Project Manager, URS Canada Inc., Letter dated June 3, 2005, Providing Details on the Third Public Information Centre which will Take Place on June 22, 2005 Regarding the GO Transit Lakeshore West Corridor Rail Expansion Between Port Credit Station, City of Mississauga and Kerr Street, Town of Oakville

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-661

d) Rod Muir, Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, Letter dated May 2, 2005, Offering Assistance to the Region of Peel to Solicit Sponsorship in Support of the Region-wide Organics Program

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-662

e) Sean Richardson, President, Ross Clair, Contractors and Construction Management, Letter dated June 6, 2005, Regarding Peel Regional Police Headquarters Renovation Project

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-663

Additional Items

f) Linda Pim, Acting Director, Conservation and Science, Federation of Ontario Naturalists, Letter dated June 15, 2005, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-664

g) Beverly Hendry, Regional Director, MSO-Central, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), Letter dated June 15, 2005, Regarding Proposed Draft Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Northwest Brampton Urban Boundary Expansion

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-665


7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2005-7) meeting held on June 9, 2005

This item was dealt with under Resolutions 2005-669 to 2005-737 inclusive


2. Staff Reports

a) Regional Official Plan Strategic Update (ROPSU) Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 - Amendment to Extend the Regional Urban Boundary to Include the Lands in Northwest Brampton

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-668

b) Organics Composting System for the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-744

c) Appointment of General Committee Section Chairs and Vice-Chairs; Appointment of Members to the Audit Subcommittee and Waste Management Subcommittee; and Appointment to the William Osler Health Care Centre Board of Directors

This item was dealt with under Resolutions 2005-738 to 2005-742 inclusive


Rules of Procedure Waived

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Stewart;

That in accordance with Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, Section III-2(i), be waived in order that the June 16, 2005 Regional Council meeting continue past 3:30 p.m.

Carried 2005-747


d) Highway 427 Extension - Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Terms of Reference

Moved by Councillor Stewart,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That the Draft 427 Transportation Corridor Environmental Assessment Terms of Reference, be endorsed;

And further, that the Regional Council affirm i) the need for Highway 427 to be extended to the general vicinity of Mayfield/Major Mackenzie to meet the current transportation needs in eastern Peel Region and ii) a need for a further extension to Highway 9 and beyond by 2021 to address future needs;

And further, that staff continue to work with Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) and other municipalities to support the Highway 427 Transportation Corridor Environmental Assessment Study and assist in its early, successful completion;

And further, that staff work with MTO, York Region, Cities of Brampton and Vaughan and the Town of Caledon to initiate and conduct a study of an East-West arterial connection(s) to Highway 427 in the vicinity of Mayfield Road and Major Mackenzie Drive;

And further, that a copy of the report from the Commissioners of Planning and Public Works, dated May 17, 2005, titled "Highway 427 Extension - Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Terms of Reference" be forwarded to MTO, York Region, Cities of Brampton, Vaughan, Town of Caledon and King Township.

Carried 2005-748

See also Resolution 2005-715

8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 52-2005: A by-law to provide for the Regional Corporation's consent to permit an encroachment onto parts of Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) in the Town of Caledon.

By-law 57-2005: A by-law to consolidate the by-laws that regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of The Regional Municipality of Peel, and to repeal By-laws Numbered 41-2001, 4-2002, 12-2002, 13-2002, 15-2002, 16-2002, 17-2002, 27-2002, 28-2002, 29-2002, 30-2002, 39-2002, 41-2002, 42-2002, 2-2003, 3-2003, 11-2003, 36-2003, 44-2003, 45-2003, 46-2003, 47-2003, 48-2003, 49-2003, 50-2003, 51-2003, 91-2003, 6-2004, 32-2004, 38-2004, 57-2004, 58-2004, 127-2004, 129-2004.

By-law 58-2005: A by-law to adopt Official Plan Amendment 15, as amended, being an Amendment to Expand the 2021 Regional Urban Boundary to Include Northwest Brampton and Amend the Planning Horizon for the Urban System in the Regional Official Plan from 2021 to 2031.


Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-law 52-2005, 57-2005 and 58-2005, 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 2005-749

See also Resolutions 2005-652 to 2005-660 inclusive, 2005-664 to 2005-668 inclusive, 2005-673, and 2005-721


9. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Resolution Regarding Social Spending

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor DiMarco;

WHEREAS municipalities in Ontario have seen a significant increase in their social spending since 1989 while the provincial and federal governments have decreased their social spending in proportion to the economy;

AND WHEREAS municipalities rely on property taxes which raise less than 12 per cent of all government revenues in Canada;

AND WHEREAS the level of transfers from federal to provincial and from provincial to municipal governments in proportion to the economy has declined steadily since1993;

AND WHEREAS there is little public accountability as to how the current transfer of social funding from federal to provincial governments is spent in Ontario;

AND WHEREAS the Provincial government has been requiring municipalities to provide cost sharing for Federal funding provided to the province for child care programs;

AND WHEREAS the Provincial government has been providing 100 per cent funding for an initial period of service and requiring municipalities to contribute to sustaining costs such as Addiction Services in Ontario Works, Child Care pay equity, and the Federal Early Learning and Child Care fee subsidy expansion;

AND WHEREAS under-funding of provincially funded community social services is particularly acute in Peel, as documented by "Portraits of Peel: Facing the Facts";

AND WHEREAS chronic under-funding of preventative social programs will only add to future costs for health care, safety and emergency interventions;

AND WHEREAS the City of Toronto has requested new powers in Provincial legislation;

AND WHEREAS the Region of Peel and other 'GTA Regions' are currently subsidizing Toronto's social services through "Pooling", funded through their local property taxes;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Regional Municipality of Peel request the Premier of Ontario and the Ministers of Finance, Community and Social Services, Children and Youth Services and Municipal Affairs and Housing to:

  • implement full provincial funding of social services costs downloaded to municipal governments since 1997;
  • revise funding formulas for provincially funded social agencies and services to take account of population growth, prevalence and local conditions, so as to ensure equitable and stable service levels throughout Ontario;
  • ensure the unique social services needs of the City of Toronto are met without requiring neighbouring municipal property tax bases to support the cost of those service needs through 'Pooling';
  • make 2005 the last year that those neighbouring municipalities are required to contribute to the City of Toronto through 'Pooling';
  • fully honour the Memorandum of Understanding with the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), by ensuring political-level consultations prior to implementing any new service or change in programs that could impact on municipal budgets;
  • fully fund at 100 per cent provincial cost any new social services mandated by the Province;
  • make the spending of federal social transfer dollars fully transparent to the public by not requiring municipalities to provide cost sharing on Federal funds provided to the province for social services, including child care and employment programs;

And further, that the Region of Peel petition the Prime Minister of Canada to bring municipal governments, through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), directly into negotiations to ensure full accountability of federal social funding transfers to the provinces;

And further, that a copy of the subject resolution be distributed to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), the Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA) and the Regions of Halton, York and Durham and the City of Toronto, for endorsement and action.

Carried 2005-750

See also Resolutions 2005-678


10. NOTICES OF MOTION


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor Lyons,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider the report of the In Camera General Committee meeting of June 9, 2005 and Council reports relating to the following:

  • Labour relations or employee negotiations

Carried 2005-751

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Lyons;

That Council proceed out of In Camera.

Carried 2005-752


1. General Committee

a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2005-7) meeting held on June 9, 2005

G1. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

RECOMMENDATION GC-158-2005:

That the Region of Peel oppose the two new off-site options for sanitary servicing proposed as part of the G. C. Jain appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) for a re-zoning and official plan amendment contained in the report dated April 2005, prepared by R. J. Burnside & Associates Limited, File No.: PBE 08670, titled "Preliminary Functional Servicing Report, G. C. Jain Investments Limited, 7905 Mayfield Road, City of Brampton" (the Burnside Report") on the basis that the off-site options do not conform with Regional policies;

And further, that in the alternative, the Region of Peel seek an order from the OMB that the G. C. Jain appeal be restricted to a consideration of only one of the two proposed off-site servicing options;

And further, that this resolution be sent to the Parties to the Hearing.

Approved 2005-753

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-159-2005:

That a by-law be enacted authorizing and directing that the following steps be taken with respect to the expropriation of a temporary easement interest for a period of two years in the lands described as Part of Lot 10, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1 and 2 on Reference Plan 43R-29934 for the purpose of grading and other construction works:

(a) approval of the expropriation;
(b) execution of a Certificate of Approval;
(c) registration of a plan of expropriation;
(d) service of the Notice of Expropriation;
(e) preparation of appraisal report of the market value of the lands, damages for injurious affection, and other compensation;
(f) service upon the registered owners of offers in full compensation and offers for immediate payment of 100 per cent of the market value in accordance with s. 25 of the Expropriations Act, together with the appraisal report; and
(g) service of Notice of Possession and delivery of Notice of Election form.

Approved 2005-754

See also Resolutions 2005-755 and 2005-760

RECOMMENDATION GC-160-2005:

That a by-law be enacted authorizing and directing that the following steps be taken with respect to the expropriation of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Block I, Registered Plan M-286, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 7, 8, 18, 26, 27 and 28 on Reference Plan 43R-29965 for the purpose of widening Bovaird Drive and works ancillary thereto:

(a) approval of the expropriation;
(b) execution of a Certificate of Approval;
(c) registration of a plan of expropriation;
(d) service of the Notice of Expropriation;
(e) preparation of appraisal report of the market value of the lands, damages for injurious affection, and other compensation;
(f) service upon the registered owners of offers in full compensation and offers for immediate payment of 100 per cent of the market value in accordance with s. 25 of the Expropriations Act, together with the appraisal report; and
(g) service of Notice of Possession and delivery of Notice of Election form.

Approved 2005-755

See also Resolutions 2005-754 and 2005-760

G3. Labour relations or employee negotiations (Oral)

Received 2005-756

The following motion was placed with respect to in camera matters, Item G3.

RECOMMENDATION GC-157-2005:

That notwithstanding the provisions of By-law 25-2004, as amended, the waiving of drop-off fees for all residential garbage, recyclables and yard waste at the Battleford and Brampton Community Recycling Centres be approved, commencing immediately and to conclude once normal collection operations resume.

Approved 2005-757


2. Staff Reports

a) Labour relations or employee negotiations

Moved by Councillor Stewart,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That the arbitrated award and those matters settled by negotiation for the contract renewal with the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 277 representing Paramedics in the Corporate Services Department, be ratified with respect to those matters settled by negotiation;

And further, that the Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to implement the terms and provisions as awarded by the arbitrator and negotiated by agreement;

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

Carried 2005-758

b) Labour relations or employee negotiations (Oral)

Received 2005-759


11A. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA ITEMS

Three Readings

By-law 53-2005: A by-law to approve the expropriation of land being Part of Block I, Registered Plan M-286, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 7, 8, 18, 26, 27 and 28 on Reference Plan 43R-29965 and the taking of all steps necessary to obtain the possession of those lands.

By-law 54-2005: A by-law to approve the expropriation of land being Part of Lot 10, Concession 1, West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1 and 2 on Reference Plan 43R-29934 and the taking of all steps necessary to obtain the possession of those lands.

Moved by Councillor Lyons,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That the by-laws relating to the In Camera item, Item G2, being By-laws 53-2005 and 54-2005, 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 2005-760

See also Resolutions 2005-754 and 2005-755



12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That By-law 62-2005 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on June 16, 2005, 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 2005-761


ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 3:47 p.m.

 

 
C. Gravlev
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Regional Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair