July 7, 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.
6. Communications
7. Reports
1. Committee Reports
    a) Minutes of the General Committee (GC-2005-08) meeting held on June 30, 2005
 

     
2. Staff Reports
 

8. By-laws
9. Other Business
10. Notices of Motion
11.
12. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
13. Adjournment


THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
July 7, 2005

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:32 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Paterak recited the prayer.

Members:
E. Adams*, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco*, 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
 
Members Absent:
S. Fennell, due to other municipal business; J. Sprovieri, due to vacation; N. Stewart, due to personal matters
 
Also Present:
D. Szwarc, Acting Chief Administrative Officer and Commissioner of Social Services; R. K. Gillespie, 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; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; Dr. H. Kassam, Medical Officer of Health; D. Albanese, Acting Commissioner of Public Works; R. Gepp, Acting Commissioner of Planning; 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) June 16, 2005, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on June 16, 2005 be approved.

Carried 2005-762

Peter Graham, Commissioner of Health, formally introduced the new Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Hanif Kassam, to the Members of Regional Council.

Councillor DiMarco arrived at 9:36 a.m.

 

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor DiMarco;

That the agenda for the July 7, 2005 Regional Council meeting be amended to withdraw Staff Reports - Items Related to Management - Item MA-B7.

Lost 2005-763

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the consolidated agenda for the July 7, 2005 Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 2005-764



5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Debbie Smith, Boys and Girls Club of Peel and Jonathan Charron, Breakfast for Kids Coordinator, Discussing Student Nourishment Program and Breakfast for Kids Month

Received 2005-765

See also Resolution 2005-766


Staff Reports - Items Related to Human Services - Item HS-A1 was dealt with.

HS-A1. Social Services Partners with Boys and Girls Club of Peel to Implement a Region Wide Student Nourishment Program

Received 2005-766

See also Resolution 2005-765


b) Mark Schiller, Director, Water and Wastewater Treatment, Providing an Update on Concerns with Respect to Shoreline Algae in Lake Ontario

Received 2005-767

See also Resolutions 2005-768 and 2005-780


Staff Reports - Items Related to Public Works - Item PW-B1 was dealt with.

PW-B1. Update on the Control of Seasonal Taste and Odour in Drinking Water

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That a contribution in the amount of $15,000 be made from Project 99-1920 Taste and Odour Control to fund research in 2005 into the cause of taste and odour in drinking water;

And further, that this research be carried out by the Ontario Water Works Research Consortium.

Carried 2005-768

See also Resolutions 2005-767

c) Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, Providing an Update on the GO Transit Development Charges Background Study

Received 2005-769

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

WHEREAS the Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel has adopted Resolution 2004-541 at its meeting held on May 13, 2004, and Resolution 2004-1224 at its meeting held on December 9, 2004, advising the Province of Ontario of the position of the Regional Municipality of Peel to limit the municipal contribution to the GO Transit Growth Capital Plan to the amount raised through GO Transit development charges;

AND WHEREAS municipalities currently fund one-third of the GO Transit 10-year Growth Capital Plan and the affordability of the Growth Capital Plan is of considerable concern to municipalities, given its increased scope;

AND WHEREAS the Province of Ontario had indicated that it would conduct a review of the Development Charges Act commencing in early 2005, which has yet to be undertaken;

AND WHEREAS the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) municipalities and the City of Hamilton had requested the Province of Ontario to proceed with amendments to the Development Charges Act, as they pertain to GO Transit, in advance of changes that may be made after provincial consultations;

AND WHEREAS the lack of action on the municipal request by the Province of Ontario and the delay in commencing consultations regarding the Development Charges Act have not allowed municipalities a meaningful opportunity to affect potential changes;

AND WHEREAS a number of other issues have been raised with the Province of Ontario and GO Transit during the development charges background study process including the feasibility of implementing new GO Transit development charge by-laws in each municipality prior to December 31, 2005, when the current by-laws expire;

AND WHEREAS the GTA and City of Hamilton Treasurers have substantially completed the development charges background study for GO Transit purposes;

AND WHEREAS the Minister of Transportation indicated that the Province of Ontario will not forward gas tax funding for the TransHelp service should the Regional Municipality of Peel not continue to fully support the GO Transit Growth Capital Plan;

AND WHEREAS the Regional Chair had communicated to the Minister of Transportation that the Region was committed to funding its portion of the municipal one-third share for 2005, as an act of good faith, allowing for sufficient time to address and resolve municipal concerns;

AND WHEREAS delays in updating the Development Charges Act has resulted in the loss of almost $50 million over the last two years;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Province of Ontario be requested to extend the existing GO Transit development charge by-laws for one additional year to allow the Province of Ontario sufficient time to consult on the Development Charges Act and implement changes to address municipal concerns;

And further, that Regional Council reiterates its position requesting the Province of Ontario to amend the Development Charges Act to facilitate the requirement of Regional Council to limit its contribution to the GO Transit Growth Capital Plan, to only the level of development charges collected;

And further, that the subject resolution be circulated to the Minister of Transportation, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, all Region of Peel MPPs, and the Regions of Durham, Halton and York and the Cities of Hamilton and Toronto.

Carried 2005-770

6. COMMUNICATIONS

 

7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Minutes of the General Committee (GC-2005-8) Meeting held on June 30, 2005

B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-161-2005:

That the consolidated agenda for the June 30, 2005, General Committee meeting be amended to move Items Related to Management - Item MA-D1 to be dealt with under Delegations/Presentations;

And further, that the consolidated agenda for the June 30, 2005, General Committee meeting be amended to include a recommendation from the Regional Clerk regarding a correction to the May 26, 2005 Regional Council Minutes, under Other Business;

And further, that the consolidated agenda for the June 30, 2005, General Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2005-771

See also Resolution 2005-878


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Noel Catney, Chief and Larry Button, Chief Administrative Officer - Policing, Peel Regional Police, Presenting an Overview and Status Report on Provincial Adequacy Regulations

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-774

D2. Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; Steven Hall, Director, Corporate Energy Management and Gary Wilde, Manager, Demand Response, Corporate Energy Management, Presentation of Leadership Award from the Ontario Conservation Action Team

Received 2005-772

See also Resolutions 2005-853 and 2005-876


Items Related to Management - Item MA-D1 was dealt with.

MA-D1. Awards for Communication Excellence
Presentation by Cynthia Ulba, Manager, Public Affairs, Communication Services

Received 2005-773

Delegations/Presentations - Item D1 was dealt with.

D1. Noel Catney, Chief and Larry Button, Chief Administrative Officer - Policing, Peel Regional Police, Presenting an Overview and Status Report on Provincial Adequacy Regulations

Received 2005-774

Items Related to Management - Item MA-B1 was dealt with.

MA-B1. 2006 Business Planning Process and Overview of Budget Pressures

Referred to the August 11, 2005 Regional Council meeting 2005-775


Delegations/Presentations - Item D7 was dealt with.

D7. Nick Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning, Leading a Transportation Network Workshop

Referred to the August 11, 2005 Regional Council meeting 2005-776

D3. Maureen Etkin, Regional Consultant, Central West, The Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Co-Chair Peel Elder Abuse Network, Raising Council's Awareness of the Elder Abuse Issues in Peel and Identifying the Collective Collaborative Approach Taken by the Peel Community Agencies

Received 2005-777

D4. Mathew Shulman, Executive Director, Peel-Halton-Dufferin Adult Learning Network and Luisa Beltrame, Early Years Literary Specialist, Social Services Department, Region of Peel Discussing Peel-Halton-Dufferin Adult Learning Network Programs and Services to the Region of Peel

Received 2005-778

See also Resolution 2005-779


Items Related to Human Services - Item HS-F1 was dealt with.

HS-F1. Literacy Month in Peel - September 2005

RECOMMENDATION GC-162-2005:

WHEREAS, the Region of Peel - Ontario Works, the Region of Peel - Children's Services and the Peel-Halton-Dufferin Adult Learning Network have partnered to raise awareness of events promoting literacy and lifelong learning in Peel throughout the month of September 2005;

AND WHEREAS, each year United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrates International Literacy Day on September 8th to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and society;

AND WHEREAS, Canada Post recognizes contributions made by individuals and organizations whose work raises literacy skills and support individual literacy successes;

AND WHEREAS, over the last year more than 275,000 hours of training to more than 2,000 learners was delivered by service providers;

AND WHEREAS, 20,000 children per year are using and participating in quality, literacy-rich programs;

AND WHEREAS, the Regional Values include a supportive and respectful environment, teamwork and quality service which are integral in partnerships and providing quality literacy services throughout the Region;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the month of September 2005, be declared LITERACY MONTH in the Region of Peel.

Approved 2005-779

See also Resolution 2005-778


D5. 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 the July 7, 2005 Regional Council meeting 2005-780

See also Resolution 2005-767

D6. Rod Muir, Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, Regarding Positioning Theme and Key Messages for the Region-Wide Organics Communication Strategy

Received 2005-781

D7. Nick Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning, Leading a Transportation Network Workshop

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-776


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Administration

PL-A1. Report of the Public Meeting held on June 16, 2005, Regarding Proposed Amendment Number 16 to the Region of Peel Official Plan (ROP)

2. OPENING OF PUBLIC MEETING

Regional Chair Kolb called the public meeting to order at 9:37 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton. He stated that the public meeting was open and was being held pursuant to Section 17 (15) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended.

Chair Kolb remarked that if a person or public body does not make oral submissions regarding this amendment at this public meeting or make written submissions before this proposed Official Plan Amendment is adopted by the Regional Municipality of Peel, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) may dismiss all or part of an appeal.


3. CONFIRMATION OF NOTIFICATION

The Regional Clerk stated that Notice of the Public Meeting was given in accordance with Section 17 (15) of the Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, as amended, by publication in the following news media:

Mississauga News - May 15, 2005
Brampton Guardian - May 15, 2005
Caledon Enterprise - May 14, 2005

Further, it was noted that Notice of the Public Meeting was posted on the Regional website as of May 13, 2005 (www.peelregion.ca) and the Draft Official Plan Amendment was available to the public on the website as of May 13, 2005.


4. FURTHER NOTICE REQUEST

The Regional Chair stated that if any person would like further notice of the future passage of this proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) they should give their full name, address, postal code, and telephone number in writing at the Clerk's reception prior to leaving the meeting.


5. STAFF PRESENTATIONS

a) Nick Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning and Tom AppaRao, Director, Transportation Planning, Outlining the Proposed Changes to the Transportation Network and Policies as Provided for in the Regional Official Plan (File Number ROPA 05-016)

Received 2005-782


6. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

a) Oral Submissions

i) Therese Taylor, Conservation Chair, Peel Region Group, Sierra Club of Canada and Resident of Mississauga

Received 2005-783

ii) Robert Sasaki, Manager, Transportation Planning, Transportation and Works Department, City of Mississauga

Withdrawn 2005-784

iii) Deanne McKay, Resident, City of Mississauga

Received 2005-785


b) Written Submissions

i) Colin Chung, Associate, Glen Schnarr and Associates Inc., Letter dated May 26, 2005, Representing the Bram West Landowners Group

Received 2005-786

ii) Don Bell, Resident, City of Mississauga, Letter dated June 9, 2005

Received 2005-787


iii) Geoff Woods, Development Review Coordinator, Canadian National, Letter dated June 15, 2005

Received 2005-788


PL-B. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-B1. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated May 27, 2005, Regarding the City of Brampton Official Plan Review - Environment and Open Space Discussion Paper

Received 2005-789

PL-B2. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated May 27, 2005, Regarding Highway 427 Extension - Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Terms of Reference Report

Received 2005-790

PL-B3. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated June 1, 2005, Regarding Changes to Implementation Dates for Specific Requirements of the Building Code Statute Law Amendment Act, 2002 (Bill 124)

Received 2005-791

PL-B4. News Release: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated June 2, 2005 Advising of the Appointment of the Greenbelt Council and Its Membership

Received 2005-792

See also Resolution 2005-794

PL-B5. Public Notice: GO Transit/Greater Toronto Transit Authority (GTTA), Received June 8, 2005, Regarding GO Transit Rail Improvement Program, Georgetown-Weston Corridor Rail Expansion Environmental Assessment

Received 2005-793

PL-B6. News Release: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated June 16, 2005, Advising of the New Greenbelt Foundation and Its Membership

Received 2005-794

See also Resolution 2005-792

PL-B7. Shalini Alleluia, Committee Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated June 10, 2005, Requesting that the Region of Peel Amend Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 16 - Transportation Planning to Reflect Planning and Development Committee Recommendation PDC-0059-2005

Referred to Planning staff 2005-795

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

PW-A1. Environmental Assessment Reform - Report of the Environmental Assessment Advisory Panel (March 2005)

Received 2005-796


PW-B. Engineering and Construction

PW-B1. Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan, Capital Projects 05-1569 and 05-2550, Document 2005-325N

RECOMMENDATION GC-163-2005:

That the Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan proceed to the Class Environmental Assessment process, following the adoption by Regional Council of Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 15 and revised Peel-wide growth forecasts;

And further, that the October 2003 award to KMK Consultants Limited under Council Resolution 2003-1015 be extended to complete the Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan Class Environmental Assessment for the lake-based and groundwater-based water and wastewater systems, at a total estimated cost of $325,000 (excluding applicable taxes);

And further, that funding for the groundwater component of the Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan Class Environmental Assessment be made available from Capital Project 05-1569;

And further, that funding for the wastewater component of the Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan Class Environmental Assessment be made available from Capital Project 05-2550;

And further, that the lake-based water component of the Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan Class Environmental Assessment, included in the 2005 to 2014 Capital Forecast as Capital Project 06-1580 for $200,000, financed from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve R0241 ($100,000) and Development Charge Regional Water-Out of By-Law Reserve R3630 ($100,000) be advanced from 2006 to 2005, and that the funding be placed in Capital Project 05-1569 in order to initiate this project component in 2005;

And further, that staff be authorized to increase the award to KMK Consultants Limited to a maximum of $475,000 to address any unforeseen works;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated June 8, 2005, titled "Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan, Capital Projects 05-1569 and 05-2550, Document 2005-325N" be provided to the City of Brampton, the City of Mississauga and the Town of Caledon for their information;

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

Approved 2005-797


PW-B2. Steeles Avenue and Hurontario Street Intersection Improvements, Capital Project 00-4225, Document 2004-073T and Document 2000-133P - City of Brampton, Ward 3

RECOMMENDATION GC-164-2005:

That the contract (Document 2004-073T) for Construction Services between the Region of Peel and Pave-Al Limited for the Steeles Avenue and Hurontario Street Intersection Improvements be extended to provide additional construction services, in the estimated amount of $1,800,000, (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 00-4225, for a total commitment of $6,937,386.32 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that the contract (Document 2000-133P) for Engineering Services between the Region of Peel and SNC-Lavalin Engineers and Constructors Inc. for the Steeles Avenue and Hurontario Street Intersection Improvements be extended to provide additional contract administration and construction supervision services, at a total estimated cost of $180,000 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 00-4225, for a total commitment of $645,778.23 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that authority be given to increase the award to SNC-Lavalin Engineers and Constructors Inc. to complete the work related to any additional unforeseen project issues up to the limit of the approved budget;

And further, that additional funds of $1,980,000 be provided to Capital Project 00-4225, financed by the City of Brampton ($1,370,000), Roads Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve, R0210 ($91,500), and from Development Charges Reserve, R3505 ($518,500).

Approved 2005-798


PW-B3. 1200mm (48 inch) Sanitary Sewer Diversion from Fletcher's Creek Trunk Sewer to Etobicoke Creek Trunk Sewer, Capital Project 03-2280, Document 2005-123P - City of Mississauga, Ward 5 and City of Brampton, Wards 3 and 8

RECOMMENDATION GC-165-2005:

That Document 2005-123P for detailed design and contract administration of the 1200mm (48 inch) diameter sanitary sewer diversion from the Fletcher's Creek Trunk Sewer to the Etobicoke Creek Trunk Sewer be awarded to KMK Consultants Limited in the estimated amount of $904,015 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 03-2280, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001.

Approved 2005-799


PW-C. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-C1. Palgrave Well 4, Capital Project 00-1230, Document 2000-232P - Town of Caledon, Ward 4

RECOMMENDATION GC-166-2005:

That Contract Document 2000-232P for the design and contract administration services for Palgrave Well 4 and its connection to the existing water distribution system awarded to KMK Consultants Limited be extended to provide additional engineering services in the estimated amount of $163,600 (excluding applicable taxes), for a total commitment of $425,000 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001.

Approved 2005-800

PW-C2. Cheltenham Firehall/Pumping Station Upgrade, Capital Project 02-1835, Document 2003-658N - Town of Caledon, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION GC-167-2005:

That Document 2003-658N for the design and contract administration of the Cheltenham Pumping Station Upgrade between the Region of Peel and R.J. Burnside and Associates be extended to provide additional engineering services in the estimated amount of $95,500 (excluding applicable taxes), for a total commitment of $350,000 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that additional funds of $100,000 be provided to Capital Project 02-1835 financed from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve, R0241.

Approved 2005-801


PW-D. Waste Management

PW-D1. 2005 Fall Environment Day - City of Mississauga, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION GC-168-2005:

That an additional Environment Day event be scheduled for the fall of 2005 at the Petro-Canada Lubricants Facility - City of Mississauga, Ward 2;

And further, that funding in the amount of $50,000 be provided to Cost Centre WW42230, through the Waste Management Disposal Reserve R1010, to cover all costs associated with hosting the Environment Day event.

Approved 2005-802

PW-D2. Minutes of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2005-5) Meeting held on June 23, 2005

Referred to the July 7, 2005 Regional Council meeting 2005-803

See also Resolutions 2005-894 to 2005-903 inclusive


Additional Item

Appointment to the Waste Management Subcommittee

RECOMMENDATION GC-169-2005:

That Councillor Lyons be appointed to the membership of the Waste Management Subcommittee for a term ending November 30, 2006 or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Approved 2005-804


PW-E. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-E1. Wayne Riviere, Marketing Manager, W. Ralston (Canada), Inc., Letter dated May 11, 2005, Congratulating Chair Kolb and Peel Regional Council for its Recent Decision to Adopt a "Made in Peel" Organic Waste Solution

Received 2005-805

PW-E2. Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of the Environment, Letter dated May 13, 2005, Responding to Chair Kolb's Letter on Funding for the Blue Box Program Plan (BBPP), Outlining Resources for Further Information on Blue Box Funding and Advising that a Decision About Changes to the Funding System will be Rendered Following the Ministry's Review of Proposed Amendments and Public Comments

Received 2005-806

PW-E3. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 30, 2005 Advising that the Ministry of the Environment Released New Regulation Under the Safe Drinking Water Act and Proposed Subsequent Amendments to Regulation 170/03

Received 2005-807

PW-E4. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 31, 2005 Advising that AMO is Pleased with the Results of the Drinking Water Progress Report from Ontario's Chief Drinking Water Inspector

Received 2005-808

PW-E5. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 3, 2005, Advising that the Ministry of the Environment has Confirmed that the Environmental Penalties Provided in Bill 133 Do Not Apply to Municipalities

Received 2005-809

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HO-A1. New Funding Model: Business Cases

RECOMMENDATION GC-170-2005:

That the changes to the draft benchmarks for the Social Housing Providers as outlined in Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living and the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated June 6, 2005, titled "New Funding Model: Business Cases", be approved.

Approved 2005-810


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-B1. News Release: From the Mississauga Real Estate Board, dated May 13, 2005, Regarding the Government Luncheon held by the Mississauga Real Estate Board

Received 2005-811

HO-B2. News Release: From the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated June 13, 2005, Announcing the Appointment of the New Chair of the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal

Received 2005-812

HO-B3. Joe Fontana, Minister of Labour and Housing, Letter dated May 13, 2005, Responding to Mayor McCallion's Letter dated March 28, 2005, Regarding Rent Supplements as a Means to Address the Need for Affordable Housing in Ontario and Providing an Update on the Various Affordable Housing Programs

Received 2005-813

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Regulation of Small Drinking Water Systems

Received 2005-814


HEALTH

HS-B. Environmental Health

HS-B1. Regional By-law for Food Safety Performance Disclosure

RECOMMENDATION GC-171-2005:

That the Regional Food Disclosure By-law as outlined and attached as Appendix II to the report of the Commissioner of Health and the Acting Medical Officer of Health, dated June 2, 2005, titled "Regional By-law for Food Safety Performance Disclosure", be presented to Regional Council.

Approved 2005-815

See also Resolutions 2005-916


HS-C. Communicable Diseases

HS-C1. Integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS) Service Level Agreement with Smart Systems Health Agency (SSHA)

RECOMMENDATION GC-172-2005:

That the Region's signing officers be authorized to execute a hosting services agreement as outlined and attached as Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Health and the Acting Medical Officer Of Health, dated June 10, 2005, titled "Integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS) Service Level Agreement with Smart Systems Health Agency (SSHA)", pending review and final negotiation by the Regional Solicitor;

And further, that the Region's signing officers be authorized to execute future hosting modules under the SSHA as developed and directed by the Ministry of Health and Long- Term Care for the delivery of public health services, subject to terms and conditions satisfactory to both the Commissioner of Health and the Regional Solicitor.

Approved 2005-816


HS-D. Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

HS-D1. Smoke-Free Bingo Campaign, Region of Peel Smoke-Free By-law and Smoke-Free Ontario Act (Bill 164) Update

Received 2005-817


HS-E. Family Health

HS-E1. Teen Prenatal Supper Club Evaluation

Received 2005-818


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-F. Children's Services

HS-F1. Literacy Month in Peel - September 2005

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-779

HS-F2. Evening Care at Chinguacousy Child Care Centre

Received 2005-819


HS-G. Transhelp

HS-G1. TransHelp Advisory Committee Terms of Reference

RECOMMENDATION GC-173-2005:

That the TransHelp Advisory Committee Terms of Reference be revised to allow the Committee to determine the appropriate method to recruit new members;

And further, that the revised portions of the Terms of Reference as identified in Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Social Services, dated June 14, 2005, titled "TransHelp Advisory Committee Terms of Reference", be approved.

Approved 2005-820


HS-H. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-H1. Gail Paech, Lead, System Integration (LHINs), Health Results Team, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated May 9, 2005, Responding to Chair Kolb's Letter dated March 30, 2005, Regarding Concerns about Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) Boundaries and their Effect on Peel Region

Received 2005-821

HS-H2. Kirk Corkery, Chair, GTA/905 Healthcare Alliance, Letter dated May 10, 2005, Thanking the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Mayors and Chairs Committee for their Support in Bringing about Fair Hospital Funding for the GTA/905 Residents and Providing a Copy of a Recently Released Report by the GTA/905 Healthcare Alliance, titled "The State of Hospital Care in the GTA/905"

Received 2005-822

See also Resolution 2005-823

HS-H3. Bill Fisch, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, The Regional Municipality of York, Letter dated May 20, 2005 to Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Regarding Funding Inequities for GTA/905 Health Care Services

Received 2005-823

See also Resolution 2005-822

HS-H4. Ken Dryden, Minister of Social Development, Letter dated May 24, 2005, Responding to Chair Kolb's Letter dated December 21, 2004, Regarding the Importance of Early Learning and Child Care for Canadian Families (Resolution 2004-1268)

Received 2005-824

 

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

FINANCE

MA-A. Internal Audit

MA-A1. Report of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2005-4) Meeting held on June 16, 2005

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-4-2005:

That the agenda for the June 16, 2005, Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2005-825


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS


4. REPORTS

a) KPMG 2004 Management Letter & Audit Findings Report

Received 2005-826

b) KPMG 2004 Audit Findings Report for Peel Housing Corporation

Received 2005-827

c) Financial Appointment and Remuneration of Auditors for Peel Housing Corporation

Received 2005-828


5. COMMUNICATIONS


6. SCHEDULE OF FUTURE MEETINGS


7. OTHER BUSINESS


MA-B. Corporate Finance

MA-B1. 2006 Business Planning Process and Overview of Budget Pressures

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-775

MA-B2. Triannual Financial Report - April 2005

Received 2005-829

MA-B3. Statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds - Fiscal 2004

RECOMMENDATION GC-174-2005:

That the attached statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds for Fiscal 2004 as described in Appendix I of the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated June 14, 2005, titled "Statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds - Fiscal 2004" be received;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance forward the statement to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in accordance with the Development Charges Act, 1997 and Ontario Regulation 82/98.

Approved 2005-830


MA-C. Financial Services

MA-C1. Supply, Delivery, Installation and Replacement of Water Meters

RECOMMENDATION GC-175-2005:

That Document 2005-007P for the Supply, Delivery, Installation and Replacement of Water Meters be awarded to Neptune Technology Group in the estimated amount of $4,980,000 (excluding applicable taxes) for a three year period, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that approval be granted to award the contract for up to four additional 12 month periods, in accordance with document 2005-007P, subject to satisfactory service, performance and pricing;

And further, that approval be granted to increase the contract for this and subsequent periods for additional items or services such as hardware, software, maintenance and services necessary to address future system growth, technological upgrades, research and development and obsolescence.

Approved 2005-831


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-D. Communication Services

MA-D1. Awards for Communication Excellence
Presentation by Cynthia Ulba, Manager, Public Affairs, Communication Services

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-773


MA-E. Clerk's

MA-E1. Interim Status Report - Accessibility Plan - September 2004

Received 2005-832

MA-E2. Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2005-5) Meeting held on May 31, 2005

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

RECOMMENDATION AAC-14-2005:

That the minutes of the April 12, 2005 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2005-833


3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AAC-15-2005:

That the agenda for the May 31, 2005 Joint Peel-Caledon, City of Brampton and City of Mississauga Accessibility Advisory Committees meeting be approved.

Approved 2005-834


4. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

a) Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated November 19, 2004 to the Honourable Harinder Takhar, Minister of Transportation, Encouraging the Filing of Amendments to Regulation 629 of the Highway Traffic Act to Allow the Sale of Rear-Load Minivans for Commercial Use in Ontario

Received 2005-835

b) Wendy Goss, Accessibility Coordinator, City of Brampton, Memo dated April 12, 2005 Enclosing the City of Brampton Accessibility Handbook

Received 2005-836

c) Region of Peel Communication, Dated May 3, 2005, titled "Accessibility Advisory Committee Tours the Region's Newest Affordable Seniors' Apartments"

Received 2005-837

d) Brampton Guardian Article, Dated May 6, 2005, Regarding a New Brampton Business that Offers Discounts on Pre-owned Accessibility Equipment

Received 2005-838

e) Brampton Guardian Article, Dated May 11, 2005, Regarding Accessibility Improvements to the Brampton Transit System

Received 2005-839

f) David Szwarc, Commissioner of Social Services, Region of Peel, Memo dated May 16, 2005, Introducing Lisa Jones as the Transportation Accessibility Specialist for the Region of Peel

Received 2005-840

g) Region of Peel Press Release, Dated May 17, 2005, titled "The Province Passes New Legislation Aimed at Creating Full Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities"

Received 2005-841


5. PRESENTATIONS

a. Taxi Regulation

i. Cliff Sherman, Manager, Parking, Enforcement and By-law Services; Council Liaison and Acting Supervisor of Property Standards, City of Brampton

Received 2005-842

ii. James Bisson, Manager, Vehicle Licensing, Corporate Services Department, Enforcement Division, City of Mississauga

Received 2005-843

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

Received 2005-844

b. Transit Provision

i. Henrik Zbogar, Project Leader - AcceleRide, and Jane Chandra, Senior Operations Supervisor, Brampton Transit

Received 2005-845

ii. Ettore Iannacito, Manager, Service Development, Transportation and Works Department, and Evie Przybyla, Transit Planning Technologist, Mississauga Transit

Received 2005-846

iii. Corrina Demelo, Supervisor, Administration and Support Services, and Shelley Ayres, Supervisor, Operations, TransHelp, Social Services Department, Region of Peel

Received 2005-847

iv. Silvan Bruno, Transportation Planner, Marketing and Planning Department, GO Transit

Received 2005-848

v. Susan Cameron, Executive Director, Caledon Community Services

Received 2005-849


6. REPORTS


7. REPORT FROM THE ACCESSIBILITY PLANNING COORDINATORS

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

Deferred to the July 12, 2005 AAC Meeting 2005-850

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

Deferred to the July 12, 2005 AAC Meeting 2005-851


8. REPORT OF THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIR

9. OTHER BUSINESS

a. Discussion regarding the hosting of the next joint meeting of the area municipal Accessibility Advisory Committees.

Received 2005-852


10. NEXT MEETING


MA-F. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-F1. Donna Cansfield, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy, Chair, Conservation Action Team, Letter dated May 10, 2005, Announcing the Selection of the Region of Peel as an Outstanding Leader in Sustainable Energy Practices

Received 2005-853

See also Resolutions 2005-772 and 2005-876

MA-F2. Navdeep Singh Bains, MP Mississauga-Brampton South, Letter dated May 10, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb Seeking Support for the Quick Adoption of the Revised Budget and the $400 Million Investment in Improving Public Transit

Received 2005-854

MA-F3. Ralph Goodale, Minister of Finance (Ontario), Letter dated May 17, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb Supporting the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Partners for Climate Protection Program and the Green Municipal Funds (Resolution 2005-289)

Received 2005-855

MA-F4. Paul G. Haggis, President and Chief Executive Officer, OMERS, Letter dated May 24, 2005, Enclosing a Copy of OMERS 2004 Annual Report

Received 2005-856

MA-F5. J. Humeniuk, President, Osprey Valley Resorts Inc., Letter dated May 24, 2005 to Rae Horst, General Manager, Credit Valley Conservation, Regarding a Review of the Credit Valley Conservation Authority Mandate

Received 2005-857

MA-F6. Linda Jeffrey, MPP, Brampton-Centre, Letter dated May 24, 2005, Seeking Support for a Private Member's Bill - Bill 141, The Home Fire Sprinkler Act, 2004

Referred to Housing and Property and Public Works 2005-858

MA-F7. David Caplan, Minister, Public Infrastructure Renewal, Letter dated May 25, 2005, Introducing ReNew Ontario, a Five-Year Plan that Will Invest More than $30 Billion In Public Infrastructure in Ontario

Received 2005-859

MA-F8. Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated May 27, 2005, to Harinder Takhar, Minister of Transportation, Urging the Province to Take On Primary Funding Responsibility for the GO Transit Capital Budget, Without Requiring a Municipal Contribution

Received 2005-860

MA-F9. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 30, 2005, Announcing the Launch of the Second of Three Application Intakes for the Canada-Ontario Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (COMRIF)

Received 2005-861

MA-F10. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 1, 2005, Announcing the Introduction of Legislation by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Changing the Governance Structure of the OMERS Board and Allowing for the Creation of Supplemental Plans

Received 2005-862

MA-F11. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 1, 2005, Warning that the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) Devolution Bill will Increase Costs for Municipalities and Municipal Employees

Received 2005-863

MA-F12. News Release: Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Business Services, dated June 1, 2005, Announcing the Launch of Legislation on July 30, 2005 that will Strengthen the Provincial Consumer Protection Regulations; Safeguard the Rights of Consumers and Promote a Competitive Economy in Ontario

Received 2005-864

MA-F13. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 1, 2005, Announcing an Additional $800 Million in Funding for Municipal Transit from the Federal Government

Received 2005-865

MA-F14. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 1, 2005, Announcing the Pledge by the Federal Government to Provide an Additional $310 Million in Funding for Municipal Transit in Ontario

Received 2005-866

MA-F15. Petra Wolfbeiss, Senior Policy Advisor, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Letter dated June 2, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb on Bill 118 and Providing a Copy of the AMO Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy

Referred to the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee 2005-867

MA-F16. News Release: Ontario Ministry of Labour, dated June 7, 2005, Introducing Legislation to End Mandatory Retirement in Ontario

Received 2005-868

See also Resolution 2005-869

MA-F17. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 9, 2005, Providing Legislative Updates on Bill 128 Regarding Marijuana Home Grow Operations and Legislation to End Mandatory Retirement

Received 2005-869

See also Resolution 2005-868

MA-F18. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 13, 2005, Advising of the July 29, 2005 Deadline For Comments and Questions to be Submitted to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Regarding the Line Fences Act

Received 2005-870

MA-F19. News Release: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated June 13, 2005, Announcing the Passing of New Legislation that Recognizes the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the Province and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO)

Received 2005-871

MA-F20. News Release: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated June 13, 2005, Announcing the Passing of New Legislation Increasing the Number of Seats on Peel Regional Council from 22 to 25

Received 2005-872

MA-F21. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 15, 2005, Announcing the Securing of Per Capita Allocation for Federal Gas Tax Funding

Received 2005-873

MA-F22. Status Report: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 16, 2005, Providing a Comprehensive List of Legislation Relating to Municipal Governments on which AMO has been Consulted, or for which AMO will be Providing Submissions to Standing Committees

Received 2005-874

MA-F23. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 17, 2005, Announcing the Signing of Two Federal Gas Tax Agreements Providing $2.2 Billion for Ontario Municipalities

Received 2005-875

MA-F24. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated June 20, 2005, Congratulating the Region of Peel on Being Selected an Outstanding Leader in Sustainable Energy Practices by the Ontario Conservation Action Team

Received 2005-876

See also Resolutions 2005-772 and 2005-853


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

Referred to the Waste Management Subcommittee 2005-877


F2. Recommendation from the Regional Clerk Regarding a Correction to the May 26, 2005 Regional Council Minutes

RECOMMENDATION GC-176-2005:

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on May 26, 2005 be amended to replace the previously recorded receipt of In Camera Item 11-2a with the adopted recommendation as contained in the report of the Chief Administrative Officer, dated May 24, 2005, titled "Appointment of Peel's Medical Officer of Health".

"Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That Dr. Hanif Kassam be appointed as Medical Officer of Health for Peel Region effective July 4, 2005, this appointment being subject to the approval of the Minister of Health pursuant to Section 64 of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990 Chapter H.7;

And further, that the Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to finalize the necessary documents in accordance with normal policy".

Approved 2005-878

See also Resolution 2005-771


Councillor Adams arrived at 10:31 a.m.

7. REPORTS

2. Staff Reports

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

Chaired by Regional Chair E. Kolb

PEOPLE INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

MA-A. Information Technology Services

MA-A1. Hypertec Contract Increase 2005

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the contract with Hypertec Systems Inc. for the purchase of desktop and notebook computers and associated peripheral equipment for the Region of Peel, Peel Regional Police and Peel Living be increased by $920,000 for a total revised value of $10,475,790 pursuant to clause 5.1 of Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that funds be provided from Capital Project 02-7545, Desktop and Notebook Replacement, in the amount of $750,000 and from Police Operating budget in the amount of $170,000;

And further, that an increase of $750,000 be authorized for Capital Project 02-7545, Desktop and Notebook Replacement, to fund the additional purchases, to be financed from the IT Services PC Replacement Reserve R2311.

Carried 2005-879


MA-B. COMMUNICATIONS

Item MA-B7 was dealt with

MA-B7. Kathy Zammit, Director of Council and Administrative Services, City of Brampton, Letter dated June 28, 2005, Requesting an Opinion from the Regional Solicitor as to the Legality of Establishing Regional Wards in Mississauga Different from Local Wards

Received 2005-880


MA-B1. Dick O'Brien, Chair, Toronto and Region Conservation (TRC), Letter dated June 10, 2005, Providing a Copy of the 2004 TRC Annual Report

Received 2005-881

MA-B2. News Release: From the Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Business Services, dated June 23, 2005, Introducing the Consumer Protection Act, 2002, Coming Into Effect on July 30, 2005

Received 2005-882

MA-B3. Linda Mailer, Council Coordinator, Office of the City Clerk, City of Mississauga, Letter dated June 24, 2005, Attaching a Resolution and a copy of By-law 0235-2005 Increasing Representation on Peel Regional Council from the Current 10 Members to 12 Members Pursuant to Bill 186, Being the Region of Peel Act, 2005

Received 2005-883

MA-B4. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 27, 2005, Advising of the Status of the Committee Hearings Regarding the OMERS Devolution and the Municipal Act Review

Received 2005-884

MA-B5. News Release: From the Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Business Services, dated June 27, 2005, Regarding the Implementation of Changes to the Travel Industry Act, 2002, Coming Into Effect on July 1, 2005

Received 2005-885

MA-B6. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 28, 2005, Encouraging Municipalities to Implement Immediate Actions to Reduce Electricity Consumption in their Communities

Received 2005-886

MA-B7. Kathy Zammit, Director of Council and Administrative Services, City of Brampton, Letter dated June 28, 2005, Requesting an Opinion from the Regional Solicitor as to the Legality of Establishing Regional Wards in Mississauga Different from Local Wards

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-880

MA-B8. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 30, 2005, Regarding the Recruitment of Chair, Vice-Chair and Members of the Accessibility Standards Advisory Council

Received 2005-887

MA-B9. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, The Regional Municipality of Peel Police Services Board, Letter dated June 29, 2005, Attaching the Updated Peel Regional Police Organizational Chart

Received 2005-888

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

Chaired by Regional Chair E. Kolb

PL-A. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-A1. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated June 16, 2005, Regarding the City of Brampton Official Plan Review - Urban Form/Development Design Discussion Paper

Received 2005-889

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

Chaired by Regional Chair E. Kolb

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Steeles Avenue Widening from West of Mavis Road/Chinguacousy Road to West of Hurontario Street, Capital Projects 02-4080, 04-1391, 04-2391 and 05-1183, Documents 2005-130T and 2002-467P - City of Brampton, Wards 3 and 4

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That the construction of 1,240 metres (4,067 feet) of 900mm (36 inch) diameter Watermain on Steeles Avenue from McMurchy/Malta Avenue to West of Windmill/Tait Boulevard for $1,796,150 be set up under Capital Project 05-1183;

And further, that the necessary funds for Capital Project 05-1183 of $1,796,150 be financed from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve, R0241;

And further, that the contract (Document 2002-467P) for Engineering Services between the Region of Peel and Stantec Consulting Ltd. for the Steeles Avenue widening from west of Mavis Road to west of Hurontario Street be extended to provide additional contract administration and construction supervision services, at a total estimated cost of $206,000 (excluding applicable taxes) under Capital Project 02-4080, and additional design, contract administration and construction supervision services for the construction of 1,240m (4,067 feet) of 900mm (36 inch) watermain on Steeles Avenue from McMurchy/Malta Avenue to west of Windmill/Tait Boulevard, at a total estimated cost of $194,150 (excluding applicable taxes) under Capital Project 05-1183, for a total commitment of $1,009,250 (excluding applicable taxes) in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 62-2001;

And further, that authority be given to increase the award to Stantec Consulting Ltd. to complete work related to any additional unforeseen project issues up to the limit of the approved budget;

And further, that Document 2005-130T for the construction of the Steeles Avenue widening from west of Mavis Road/Chinguacousy Road to west of Hurontario Street, be awarded to Graham Bros. Construction Limited in the amount of $9,423,301.63 (excluding applicable taxes) under Capital Projects 02-4080, 04-1391, 04-2391 and 05-1183, being the most effective solution in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 62-2001.

Carried 2005-890

PW-A2. Additional Funding Requirements for the Class Environmental Assessment Study for Queensway from Etobicoke Creek to Hurontario Street and Dixie Road from Kendall Road to Blundell Road, Project 99-4360, Document 1999-145P - City of Mississauga, Wards 1 and 7

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the contract Document 1999-145P for a Schedule 'C', Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for Queensway from Etobicoke Creek to Hurontario Street and for Dixie Road from Kendall Road to Blundell Road between the Region of Peel and McCormick Rankin Corporation be extended to provide additional traffic analysis and road design alternatives and to complete the Class EA Study initiated in 1999, in the estimated amount of $25,000 (excluding applicable taxes) under Capital Project 99-4360, for a total commitment of $154,490 (excluding applicable taxes) in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that the award to McCormick Rankin Corporation be increased to complete the work related to any additional unforeseen project issues up to the limit of the approved budget;

And further, that additional funds of $80,000 be provided to Capital Project 99-4360 financed from the Development Charges Reserve Fund (R3505).

Carried 2005-891


PW-A3. Widening of Mississauga Road from Highway 407 to Queen Street, New Watermain and New Sanitary Sewer on Mississauga Road, Capital Projects 02-4020, 02-4120, 05-1119 and 05-2108 - City of Brampton, Ward 6

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor DiMarco;

That the contract (Document 2003-616P) for Engineering Services between the Region of Peel and SNC Lavalin be extended to provide contract administration and inspection services in the estimated amount of $645,680 (excluding applicable taxes) under Capital Project 02-4020 ($264,910) and Capital Project 02-4120 ($380,770), and additional engineering services for watermain, sewer and bridge works, in the estimated amount of $608,065 (excluding applicable taxes) under Capital Projects 05-1119 ($448,785), 05-2108 ($103,730) and 02-4020 ($55,550) (excluding applicable taxes) for a total commitment of $1,786,960 (excluding applicable taxes) in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that authority be given to increase the award to SNC Lavalin to complete the work related to any additional unforeseen project issues up to the limit of the approved Capital Project budget;

And further, that additional funding of $225,000 be provided to Capital Project 05-1119 for additional engineering services for a new 600mm (24 inch) watermain from Queen Street to 1200m (3935 feet) south of Embleton Road, financed from the Water Development Charges Reserve Fund (R3530);

And further, that additional funding of $45,000 be provided to Capital Project 05-2108 for additional engineering services for a 375mm (15 inch) sanitary sewer from Steeles Avenue to a point 800m (2625 feet) northerly, financed from the Wastewater Development Charges Reserve Fund (R3525).

Carried 2005-892

PW-A4. Current Pavement Marking Contract, Document Number 2005-388N

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the supply and application of traffic binder paint and reflectorized glass beads for the Region of Peel Regional Road Retrace Program be awarded to Metro Pavement Markings Limited in the estimated amount of $582,925 (excluding applicable taxes) under Cost Centre WC45001 Account 23855, for 2005, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that staff be authorized to extend the contract with Metro Pavement Markings Limited for the 2006 and 2007 periods, subject to satisfactory performance, pricing and funds being available within approved budgets;

And further, that staff be authorized to increase or extend the contract for similar requirements for this and subsequent periods, where the actual annual or seasonal requirements exceed the estimates to the limits allowed by the budget.

Carried 2005-893


PW-B. Water and Wastewater

PW-B1. Update on the Control of Seasonal Taste and Odour in Drinking Water

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-768


PW-C. Waste Management

PW-C1. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2005-5) Meeting held on June 23, 2005

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION WM-13-2005:

That the consolidated agenda for the June 23, 2005, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2005-894


3. DELEGATIONS

a) Martin Powell, Commissioner, Transportation and Works Department, City of Mississauga, Providing an Update on New and Emerging Technologies in Waste Management

Received 2005-895

b) Rod Muir, Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, Regarding Region-Wide Organics Communication Strategy

Withdrawn 2005-896


4. REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Blue Box Material Review

Received 2005-897

b) Two Bag Standard Program Implementation Options (Oral)
Presentation by Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management

Received 2005-898

c) Mississauga Reuse Stores (Oral)
Presentation by Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management

Received 2005-899


5. UPDATES

a) Region-Wide Organics Communication Strategy (Oral)
Update by Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management

Received 2005-900


6. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Paul van der Werf, Municipal Representative, Environment and Plastics Industry Council (EPIC), Letter dated April 26, 2005, Thanking Members of Waste Management Subcommittee for Hearing their Deputation on April 21, 2005

Received 2005-901

b) Rod Muir, Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, Letter dated May 2, 2005, Regarding the Foodscrap Collection Program in Peel Region

Received 2005-902

c) Rod Muir, Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, Letter dated June 10, 2005, Responding to the Presentation by Tim Keenleyside, Fingerprint Communications, at the June 9, 2005 General Committee Meeting, Regarding Compost Bags Within the Region-Wide Organics Program

Received 2005-903


PW-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-D1. Pam Hillock, Deputy Clerk, County of Dufferin, Letter dated April 20, 2005, Responding to Chair Kolb's Letter dated March 3, 2005, Regarding Public Works Committee Reconsideration of Participation in the 2006 Transportation Tomorrow Survey (TTS)

Received 2005-904

PW-D2. News Release: From the Ministry of the Environment, dated June 22, 2005, Regarding Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 170, Drinking Water Regulation

Received 2005-905

See also Resolution 2005-907

PW-D3. Alert: From the Ontario Goods Road Association (OGRA), dated June 23, 2005, Announcing that Joe Tiernay will be Joining OGRA as Executive Director on August 15, 2005

Received 2005-906

PW-D4. Alert: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 22, 2005, Regarding Proposed Amendments to Regulation 170, Testing and Treatment Requirements for Small and Rural Water Systems

Received 2005-907

See also Resolution 2005-905

PW-D5. Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of the Environment, Letter dated June 17, 2005, Responding to Correspondence dated March 15, 2005, Regarding Comments on the Environmental Registry Posting of the Implementation Committee and Technical Experts Committee Reports on Source Water Protection (Resolution 2005-250)

Received 2005-908

PW-D6. Damian Albanese, Director of Engineering and Construction and Acting Commissioner of Public Works, Regarding Steeles Avenue and Hurontario Street Intersection Improvements (Capital Project Number 00-4225) - Cost Breakdown

Received 2005-909


Additional Item

Test Drilling and Notification of Water Testing Results (Oral)

Received 2005-910

Councillor Palleschi advised of a concern related to the communication of water test results to affected residents.

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

Chaired by Regional Chair E. Kolb

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HO-A1. Encroachment Agreement, Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway), Owner: The Credit Valley Hospital - City of Mississauga, Ward 8

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the encroachment on Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) being shrub and perennial plantings, in-ground floodlighting, various types of concrete sidewalks and paving, and a sign with concrete footings located at 2200 Eglinton Avenue West, City of Mississauga, be permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions in the Encroachment Agreement dated June 22, 2005 between The Regional Municipality of Peel and The Credit Valley Hospital;

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

Carried 2005-911

See also Resolution 2005-916



HO-B. Housing

HO-B1. Procurement Award for the Supply of Office Seating

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That Document 2004-674P for the Supply of Office Seating be awarded to Harts Upholstered Products Inc. for a 36 month contract term in the estimated amount of $125,000 per annum for a total award amount of $375,000 (excluding applicable taxes) for the supply, installation and service of Office Seating as required, all in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that the contract be extended on an annual basis, for an additional two 12 month contract terms, subject to satisfactory quality, price and service;

And further, that staff increase or extend this contract for similar requirements to the lowest responsive and responsible Vendor as required, based on the unit pricing received for this and subsequent periods, where the actual annual requirements exceed the estimates to the limits of the individual budget amounts for the periods indicated;

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

Carried 2005-912

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

Chaired by Regional Chair E. Kolb

HEALTH

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Social Services Partners with Boys and Girls Club of Peel to Implement a Region Wide Student Nourishment Program

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-766


HS-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-B1. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Letters dated June 23, 2005 to Paul Martin, Prime Minister of Canada; Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario; Greg Sorbara, Ontario Minister of Finance; Michael Coleman, President, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and David Miller, Mayor, City of Toronto, Regarding Resolution on Social Spending (Resolution 2005-750)

Received 2005-913

HS-B2. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Letter dated June 10, 2005 to Marie Bountrongianni, Ontario Minister of Children and Youth Services and Ken Dryden, Minister of Social Development, Regarding Resolution on Ontario - Canada Agreement on Child Care (Resolution 2005-679)

Received 2005-914

HS-B3. George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated June 8, 2005, Informing that the McGuinty Government has Launched an Aggressive Strategy to Prevent and Control Tobacco Use

Received 2005-915


8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 59-2005: A by-law to regulate disclosure of food safety inspection information to the public.

By-law 63-2005: A by-law to accept, assume and dedicate lands for public highway purposes.

By-law 64-2005: A by-law to provide for the Regional Corporation's consent to permit an encroachment onto parts of Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway) in the City of Mississauga.

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-law 59-2005, 63-2005 and 64-2005, 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 2005-916

See also Resolutions 2005-815 and 2005-911


9. OTHER BUSINESS


10. NOTICES OF MOTION


RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 11:22 a.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 11:53 a.m.

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



11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider the report of the In Camera General Committee meeting of June 30, 2005 and Council reports relating to the following:

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

    Carried 2005-917

Moved by Councillor Lyons,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That Council proceed out of In Camera.

Carried 2005-918



1. Committee Reports

a) In Camera Minutes of the General Committee (GC-2005-8) meeting held on June 30, 2005

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

Received 2005-919

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-177-2005:

That The Regional Municipality of Peel, as purchaser, enter into an agreement with Nicolino De Francesco, as vendor, for the purchase of fee simple lands described as Part of Lot 5, Concession 9 Northern Division (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, more particularly identified as Part 6 on Reference Plan 43R-29785 for a purchase price of $41,000 plus taxes and costs;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project 03-4020.

Approved 2005-920

RECOMMENDATION GC-178-2005:

That The Regional Municipality of Peel, as purchaser, enter into an agreement with Nino Di Gregorio and Mary Di Gregorio, as vendor, for the purchase of fee simple lands described as Part of Lot 5, Concession 9 Northern Division (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, more particularly identified as Part 7 on Reference Plan 43R-29785 for a purchase price of $50,000 plus taxes and costs;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project 03-4020.

Approved 2005-921



2. In Camera Notice of Motion

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

Moved by Councillor Groves,
Seconded by Councillor Lyons;

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

Carried 2005-922


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That By-law 65-2005 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on July 7, 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 2005-923


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 12:00 p.m.


 
C. Gravlev
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Regional Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair