October 27, 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) Report of the General Committee (GC-2005-11) meeting held on October 20, 2005
   
2. Staff Reports
a) 2006 Regional Council and General Committee Meeting Schedule
    b) Report of the October 20, 2005 Public Meeting Regarding By-laws to Impose Fees or Charges for the Use of the Water, Wastewater (Sewage) and Waste Management Systems of the Region of Peel
8. By-laws
9.
10. Notices of Motion
11. In Camera Matters
a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2005-11) meeting held on October 20, 2005
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
October 27, 2005

 

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:33 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Stewart recited the prayer.

Members:
E. Adams*, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. Fennell, A. Groves*, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, D. Lyons, H. McCallion*, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, R. Paterak, P. Saito, J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart
 
Members Absent:
S. DiMarco; K. Mahoney, due to other municipal business; M. Prentice, due to illness
 
Also Present:
D. Szwarc, Acting Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; D. Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; L. Nashman, Commissioner of People, Information and Technology; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; J. MacCrae, Acting Commissioner of Housing & Property; J. Menard, Acting Commissioner of Social Services; J. Smith, Acting Commissioner of Health; Dr. M. Ward, Acting Medical Officer of Health; Dr. H. Kassam, Medical Officer of Health; A. Macintyre, Acting 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) October 6, 2005, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on October 6, 2005 be approved.

Carried 2005-1184

b) October 20, 2005, Special Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the minutes of the Special Regional Council meeting held on October 20, 2005 be approved.

Carried 2005-1185

 

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Lyons;

That the agenda for the October 27, 2005 Regional Council meeting be amended to include a presentation by the Acting Chief Administrative Officer and the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance to introduce the Service Level Reviews;

And further, that the agenda for the October 27, 2005 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2005-1186

See also Resolution 2005-1261



5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) John Kearns, Chairman, Amalgamated Waste Disintegrators Ltd. and Rick Sampson, Chief Executive Officer, Amalgamated Waste Disintegrators Ltd. Regarding the Kearns Waste Disintegrator System

Received 2005-1187

See also Resolution 2005-1188

John Kearns, Chairman, Amalgamated Waste Disintegrators Ltd. discussed a Transportable Twenty Tons Per Day (TPD) Disintegration system, developed by his company that is expected to exceed the published guidelines of every major regulatory body around the globe, and proposed a pilot project in the Region of Peel.

Councillor McCallion arrived at 9:49 a.m.
Councillor Adams arrived at 9:52 a.m.

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That staff report to a future Regional Council meeting with details regarding the implementation of a pilot project of the Kearns Waste Disintegrator System, including potential sites to pilot the project, legal agreements and liability issues.

Carried 2005-1188

See also Resolution 2005-1187

Councillor Groves arrived at 10:41 a.m., due to other municipal business


Additional Item - 5b

b) Chief Garry Morden, Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services and Chief Fire Prevention Officer Brian Maltby, Brampton Fire and Emergency Services Regarding Single Unit Residential Sprinkler Systems

Received 2005-1189

Chief Garry Morden, Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services, indicated his support of single unit residential sprinkler systems.

6. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Brian Denney, Chief Administrative Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Letter dated October 3, 2005, Providing the Report titled "Integration of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation into Municipal Policy and Programs: A Focus on Water Management", and Extending an Invitation to the Workshop on November 3, 2005

Received 2005-1190

b) Crystal Greer, Director of Legislative Services & City Clerk, City of Mississauga, Letter dated September 28, 2005 to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills, Enclosing a Resolution from the City of Mississauga Outlining its Grave Concerns in regards to Bill 123, the Transparency in Public Matters Act, 2004

Received 2005-1191

See also Resolutions 2005-1192 and 2005-1193

c) Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated October 18, 2005, Providing a Resolution from the Town of Caledon Urging the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to Vote Against Bill 123, the Transparency in Public Matters Act, 2004 if the Reference to 'Municipal Councils" is not Removed

Received 2005-1192

See also Resolutions 2005-1191 and 2005-1193

d) City of Brampton Resolution, Letter dated September 26, 2005, Endorsing the Region of Peel Resolution on Bill 123, the Transparency in Public Matters Act, 2004 (Resolution 2005-1013)

Received 2005-1193

See also Resolutions 2005-1191 and 2005-1192

7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2005-11) meeting held on October 20, 2005

B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-216-2005:

That the agenda for the October 20, 2005, General Committee meeting be amended to include an update from the Medical Officer of Health regarding the Avian Flu;

And further, that the agenda for the October 20, 2005, General Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2005-1194

See also Resolution 2005-1208


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Richard Hanneman, President, Salt Institute, and Ric Robertshaw, Director of Operations and Maintenance, Region of Peel, Presenting the Salt Institute Storage "Excellence" Award - Repeat Winner to Public Works, Operations and Maintenance Division, Copper Road

Received 2005-1195

See also Resolution 2005-1251

D2. Dr. Harry T. Earle, Medical Director, Peel Manor; Dr. Peter G. Bolland, Medical Director, Sheridan Villa and Dr. Joseph Niedoba, Medical Director, Davis Centre, Presenting the Annual Reports of the Long Term Care Facilities

Received 2005-1196

See also Resolution 2005-1213


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Planning Policy and Research

PL-A1. Watershed Planning - From Recommendations to Municipal Policies: A Guidance Document

Received 2005-1197

PL-A2. Response to Recommendations from the Credit River Alliance

RECOMMENDATION GC-217-2005:

That the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated October 2, 2005, titled "Response to Recommendations from the Credit River Alliance" be forwarded to the Credit River Alliance, Credit Valley Conservation, the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon for their information;

And further, that the subject report be referred to the Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group (PAAWG) and the Peel Federation of Agriculture for comments.

Approved 2005-1198


PL-B. Development Planning Services

PL-B1. World Town Planning Day - November 8, 2005

RECOMMENDATION GC-218-2005:

WHEREAS, November 8 of each year has been celebrated as World Town Planning Day since its inception in 1949 and is currently celebrated in over 30 countries on 4 continents;

AND WHEREAS, the Region of Peel Planning Department, with affiliations to the 5800 member Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and the 2500 member Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI), endorses World Town Planning Day as an opportunity to highlight the contribution that sound planning makes to the quality of our communities and environment;

AND WHEREAS, the celebration of World Town Planning Day gives us an opportunity to publicly recognize the participation and dedication of citizens who have contributed time and effort to the improvement of our communities;

AND WHEREAS, the Region of Peel recognizes the many valuable contributions made by professional planners and their commitment to public service;

AND WHEREAS, particular recognition should be given to the Planning staff at the Town of Caledon and the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga, and the continuing partnerships with Regional Planning staff;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, November 8, 2005 be proclaimed World Town Planning Day in the Region of Peel.

Approved 2005-1199


PL-C. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-C1. J. Humeniuk, President, Osprey Valley Resorts Inc., Letter dated September 19, 2005, Recommending Revisions to the Credit Valley Conservation Authority (CVC) Guidelines for the Review of Golf Course Developments

Received 2005-1200

PL-C2. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated September 22, 2005, Advising that the Town of Caledon has Provided Funding to the Gray Association for Better Planning to Defray the Cost of the Court Case to Establish "Water Taking" as a Land Use under the Planning Act

Received 2005-1201

PL-C3. Susan Lathan, Deputy Clerk, The Regional Municipality of Halton, Letter dated October 6, 2005, Regarding the Regional Official Plan Amendment for the Ninth Line Corridor - Review of the Need for a Functional Planning Study for the Lower Base Line Area and Presentation of a Final Land Use Plan

Received 2005-1202

PL-C4. Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), Letter dated October 6, 2005, Regarding Notice of Public Open House Session to Present their New Regulation and Mapping Schedules for the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga

Received 2005-1203

PL-C5. Report of the Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group (PAAWG) Meeting Held on June 2, 2005

Received 2005-1204

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

These items were dealt with under Resolutions 2005-1249 to 2005-1256 inclusive

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. Housing

HO-A1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Study: Effects of Mixed-Income, Multi-Family Rental Housing Developments on Single-Family Housing Values

Received 2005-1205

HO-A2. Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program: Housing Allowance Program Component

RECOMMENDATION GC-219-2005:

That participation by the Region of Peel in the Housing Allowance Program component of the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program be authorized;

And further, that the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living be authorized to sign a memorandum of agreement with the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) that sets up the Housing Allowance Program administration and funding;

And further, that the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living be authorized to develop delivery plans that identify target populations in Peel for involvement in this Housing Allowance Program;

And further, that the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living be authorized to execute all landlord and other agreements as required by the terms and conditions of the Housing Allowance Program.

Approved 2005-1206


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-B1. News Release: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated September 23, 2005, Announcing that Ontario will Co-Lead with the Federal Government the Development of a National Housing Framework

Received 2005-1207

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

Additional Item - Item HS-C2

HS-C2. Update from the Medical Officer of Health regarding the Avian Flu (Oral)

Received 2005-1208

See also Resolution 2005-1194


HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Great Beginnings, Early Childhood Development Initiative

Received 2005-1209


HEALTH

HS-B. Business and Information Services

HS-B1. Setting Directions for Public Health in Peel, 2005-2007 Update

Received 2005-1210


HS-C. Communicable Diseases

HS-C1. Influenza Immunization Campaign

Received 2005-1211

Additional Item - HS-C2

HS-C2. Update from the Medical Officer of Health regarding the Avian Flu (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1208


HS-D. Family Health

HS-D1. Woman Abuse Screening-Health Professional Outreach

Received 2005-1212



HS-E. Long-Term Care

HS-E1. Annual Reports of the Long Term Care Medical Directors

Received 2005-1213

See also Resolution 2005-1196


HS-F. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-F1. P.M. Madill, Regional Clerk, The Regional Municipality of Durham, Letter dated September 9, 2005, Addressed to Paul Martin, Prime Minister of Canada, Advising that the Council of the Regional Municipality of Durham has Endorsed the Resolution Adopted by the Region of Peel Regarding Municipal Social Spending (Resolution 2005-750)

Received 2005-1214

See also Resolution 2005-1215

HS-F2. Joyce Savoline, Regional Chair, The Regional Municipality of Halton, Letter dated September 19, 2005, Addressed to John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Advising that the Council of the Regional Municipality of Halton has Endorsed the Resolution Adopted by the Region of Peel Regarding Municipal Social Spending (Resolution 2005-750)

Received 2005-1215

See also Resolution 2005-1214

HS-F3. Cheri Cowan, Town Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated September 20, 2005, Informing that the Council of the Town of Caledon passed Resolution W-402-2005 in Support of Chair Kolb's Letter dated September 9, 2005, Addressed to David Miller Regarding GTA Pooling

Received 2005-1216

 

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

MA-A1. Maintenance of Water, Wastewater (Sewer) and Waste Management Systems Fees and Charges

RECOMMENDATION GC-220-2005:

That the User Fees and Charges included in the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance and the Commissioner of Public Works, dated October 20, 2005, titled "Maintenance of Water, Wastewater (Sewer) and Waste Management Systems Fees and Charges" be approved;

And further, that by-laws be presented for enactment to impose the water consumption rate, the wastewater (sewer) system fees and charges and the waste management systems fees and charges as described in the subject report;

And further, that the water, wastewater and waste management system fees and charges take effect on the day the by-laws are passed;

And further, that By-law Numbers 54-2004, 132-2004, 133-2004 and 134-2004 be repealed.

Approved 2005-1217

See also Resolution 2005-1259


FINANCE

MA-B. Internal Audit

MA-B1. Report of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2005-5) meeting held on October 6, 2005

1. ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR

a) Election of the Audit Subcommittee Chair

RECOMMENDATION ASC-5-2005:

That Councillor N. Stewart be appointed Chair of the Audit Subcommittee for a term ending November 30, 2006 or until a successor is appointed.

Approved 2005-1218


b) Election of the Audit Subcommittee Vice Chair

RECOMMENDATION ASC-6-2005:

That Councillor N. Iannicca be appointed Vice Chair of the Audit Subcommittee for a term ending November 30, 2006 or until a successor is appointed.

Approved 2005-1219


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-7-2005:

That the agenda for the October 6, 2005, Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2005-1220


4. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Internal Audit Accomplishments, Challenges and Direction for 2006 (Oral)
Presentation by Beate Wilson, Director, Internal Audit

Received 2005-1221


5. REPORTS

a) Employee Benefits Review

Received 2005-1222

b) Review of Water and Wastewater Capital Project Management

Received 2005-1223


6. COMMUNICATIONS


MA-C. Corporate Finance

MA-C1. Hydro One Brampton Operating-Connection Agreement

RECOMMENDATION GC-221-2005:

That the document "Operating-Connection Agreement Between Hydro One Brampton Networks Inc. and the Regional Municipality of Peel" be executed by the Region's duly authorized signing officers;

And further, that similar agreements with Enersource and Hydro One (Caledon) be executed as routine documents when these agreements are finalized.

Approved 2005-1224

MA-C2. 2005 Triannual Financial Report - August

RECOMMENDATION GC-222-2005:

That the budget for Capital Project 04-2715, a local improvement project for a sanitary sewer on Camilla Place, be increased by $87,000, financed from the Wastewater Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve R0242, bringing the total approved budget to $227,000 for this project.

Approved 2005-1225


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-D. Clerk's

MA-D1. 2006 Regional Council and General Committee Meeting Schedule

Referred to the October 27, 2005 Regional Council meeting 2005-1226

See also Resolution 2005-1257

MA-D2. Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2005-8) meeting held on October 11, 2005

A quorum of voting members was not present, and in accordance with section III-4(f) of the Region of Peel Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee received information from staff.

1. CALL TO ORDER

Items 4 a. through 8 inclusive were dealt with.

4. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

a. Glenn Barnes, Committee Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee, Letter dated September 27, 2005 to David Lepofsky, Chair, Ontarians with Disabilities Act (ODA) Committee, Thanking him for his Efforts in Bringing Forward the Disability Movement in Ontario

b. Glenn Barnes, Committee Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee, Letter dated September 27, 2005 to Carol MacEachern, Regional Co-ordinator, Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada Supporting its Call for the Creation of New Co-operative Housing Accessible to All Persons in Canada

5. PRESENTATIONS

a. Town of Caledon Annual Accessibility Plan (Oral)
Presentation by Nadia Koltun, Town Counsel and Director of Legal Services, and Eriks Eglite, Director of Recreation and Property Services, Town of Caledon

b. Barrier Identification Tracking Tool (BITT) (Oral)
Presentation by Emily Tsoa, Acting Accessibility Specialist

c. "Making Way" Update (Oral)
Presentation by Emily Tsoa, Acting Accessibility Specialist


7. REPORT FROM THE ACCESSIBILITY PLANNING COORDINATORS

a. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon - August (Oral)

b. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon - September (Oral)

c. Emily Tsoa, Acting Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel


8. REPORT FROM THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIR

A quorum of voting members was achieved.

Items 2 and 3 were dealt with.

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

RECOMMENDATION AAC-21-2005:

That the minutes of the September 13, 2005 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2005-1227

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AAC-22-2005:

That an update on the Margaret Dunn Library in the Town of Caledon be added to the agenda under Other Business Item as Item 9a;

And further, that the agenda for the October 11, 2005 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2005-1228

See also Resolution 2005-1238


4. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

a. Glenn Barnes, Committee Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee, Letter dated September 27, 2005 to David Lepofsky, Chair, Ontarians with Disabilities Act (ODA) Committee, Thanking him for his Efforts in Bringing Forward the Disability Movement in Ontario

Received 2005-1229

b. Glenn Barnes, Committee Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee, Letter dated September 27, 2005 to Carol MacEachern, Regional Co-ordinator, Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada Supporting its Call for the Creation of New Co-operative Housing Accessible to All Persons in Canada

Received 2005-1230

5. PRESENTATIONS

a. Town of Caledon Annual Accessibility Plan (Oral)
Presentation by Nadia Koltun, Town Counsel and Director of Legal Services, and Eriks Eglite, Director of Recreation and Property Services, Town of Caledon

RECOMMENDATION AAC-23-2005:

That the third Annual Town of Caledon Accessibility Plan dated September 2005, with the endorsement of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), be forwarded to the Council of the Town of Caledon for approval.

Approved 2005-1231

b. Barrier Identification Tracking Tool (BITT) (Oral)
Presentation by Emily Tsoa, Acting Accessibility Specialist

Received 2005-1232

c. "Making Way" Update (Oral)
Presentation by Emily Tsoa, Acting Accessibility Specialist

Received 2005-1233


6. REPORTS

7. REPORT FROM THE ACCESSIBILITY PLANNING COORDINATORS

a. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon - August (Oral)

Deferred to the November 1, 2005 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting 2005-1234

b. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon - September (Oral)

Deferred to the November 1, 2005 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting 2005-1235

c. Emily Tsoa, Acting Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel

Received 2005-1236


8. REPORT FROM THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIR

Deferred to the November 1, 2005 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting 2005-1237


9. OTHER BUSINESS

a. Update on Margaret Dunn Library, Town of Caledon

Received 2005-1238

See also Resolution 2005-1228


PEOPLE, INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

MA-E. Information Technology Services

MA-E1. Konica Minolta Contract Extension - 2006

RECOMMENDATION GC-223-2005:

That Document #2000-239P awarded to Konica Minolta Business Solutions (CAN) for the lease of Convenience Copiers for the Region of Peel, Peel Living and Peel Regional Police be extended for a one year period from April 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007 at an estimated annual cost of $427,000 (excluding applicable taxes);

And further, that authority be given to extend this contract for similar requirements to the limit of the Purchasing Manager's authority where actual annual requirements exceed the estimates providing that they are within the approved current budget.

Approved 2005-1239


MA-F. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-F1. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated September 21, 2005, to the Provincial Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills, Attaching the Written Submission of the Town of Caledon Endorsing the Resolution of the Region of Peel Opposing the Enactment of Bill 123 as it Currently Reads (Resolution 2005-1013)

Received 2005-1240

See also Resolutions 2005-1246 and 2005-1248

MA-F2. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated September 21, 2005, Providing a Status Report on Bill 206 Regarding the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) and Expressing Concerns over the Short Timeframe for Municipalities and other Stakeholders to Comment

Received 2005-1241

See also Resolution 2005-1243

MA-F3. Debbie Zimmerman, Chair, Board of Directors, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), Letter dated September 26, 2005, Providing Details on the Progress of the Province-Wide Assessment and its Impact on Ontario Municipalities

Received 2005-1242

MA-F4. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated September 27, 2005, Urging Municipalities to Review the Information Provided by the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) on the Potential Cost of the Bill 206 Supplemental Plans

Received 2005-1243

See also Resolution 2005-1241

MA-F5. Harinder S. Takhar, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated September 27, 2005, Advising of the Terms and Conditions for the 2005 Ontario Transit Vehicle Program (OTVP)

Received 2005-1244


MA-F6. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated September 30, 2005, Providing the Start of Session Status for Various Bills Relating to Municipal Governments

Received 2005-1245

MA-F7. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 4, 2005, Providing a Model Resolution on Bill 123 and a Link to AMO's Written Submission to the Standing Committee and Verbal Presentation

Received 2005-1246

See also Resolutions 2005-1240 and 2005-1248

MA-F8. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 5, 2005, Providing an Update on the Implementation of Federal Gas Tax Funding

Received 2005-1247

MA-F9. Denise Pratt, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated October 6, 2005, Attaching a City of Brampton Report on Bill 123 - Transparency in Public Matters Act, 2004

Received 2005-1248

See also Resolutions 2005-1240 and 2005-1246

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

PW-A1. Proposed Lease Agreement and Cost-Sharing Agreement for the Cheltenham/Terra Cotta Pumphouse at 14190 Creditview Road - Town of Caledon, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION GC-224-2005:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel, as Tenant, enter into a Lease Agreement with the Corporation of the Town of Caledon, as Landlord, for 6,179 square feet (574.03 square metres) of equipment space at 14190 Creditview Road, in the Town of Caledon;

And further, that the Regional Municipality of Peel enter into a Cost-Sharing Agreement with the Corporation of the Town of Caledon to recover a portion of the construction costs for the expansion of the adjacent Town of Caledon fire station and community centre at 14190 Creditview Road in the amount of $1,020,000 to be deposited into Public Works Project 02-1835;

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

Approved 2005-1249


PW-B. Administration

PW-B1. Comments on the Report of the Provincial Water Strategy Expert Panel

Received 2005-1250


PW-C. Operations and Maintenance

PW-C1. Salt Institute Storage "Excellence" Award - Repeat Winner

Received 2005-1251

See also Resolution 2005-1195


PW-D. Waste Management

PW-D1. Extension to the Fewster Drive Material Recovery Facility Operation and Maintenance Agreement

RECOMMENDATION GC-225-2005:

That the Fewster Drive Material Recovery Facility Operation and Maintenance Agreement, dated March 22, 2005, between the Region of Peel and Waste Management of Canada Corporation (WMCC) (formerly Canadian Waste Services Inc.), expiring October 31, 2005, be extended for up to three months, until January 31, 2006, at an estimated cost of $1,150,000 (excluding applicable taxes), for an estimated total of $16.75 million (excluding applicable taxes), under Cost Centre WW70210, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that the operation and maintenance of the Fewster Drive Material Recovery Facility during the extension period be performed at the Processing Fee in effect on May 1, 2005;

And further, that authority be given to extend this contract for similar requirements to the limit allowed by the approved budget where the actual requirements exceed the estimates;

And further, that approval be granted to award the contract for additional one month periods, based on satisfactory service, performance, and pricing, should the extension exceed the January 2006 date above.

Approved 2005-1252

PW-D2. Award of Contract Disposal and Collection Services

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1256

PW-D3. Fuel Price Escalation for the November 1, 2005 to March 31, 206 Extension of the 2000-2005 Rural Waste Collection Contract, Document 2005-076N

RECOMMENDATION GC-226-2005:

That the five month extension of the Agreement dated March 21, 2005, between the Region of Peel and Sandhill Disposal and Recycling Inc., for the period of November 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006 for the provision of rural waste collections services, be amended to include a fuel price escalation clause, as directed by Regional Council at its meeting on October 6, 2005;

And further, that the fuel price escalation formula presented in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated October 17, 2005, titled "Fuel Price Escalation for the November 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006 Extension of the 2000-2005 Rural Waste Collection Contract, Document 2005-076N", be used during the five month extension period to adjust unit pricing on a monthly basis for the provision of rural waste collection services for the period of November 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006.

Approved 2005-1253


PW-E. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-E1. Dennis Darby, Chair, Stewardship Ontario and Gemma Zecchini, Chair, Waste Diversion Ontario, Letter dated September 30, 2005, Regarding the Second Instalment of Stewardship Ontario Funding for 2005 to Help Pay for Blue Box Recycling Program

Received 2005-1254

PW-E2. News Release: The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 6, 2005, Advising of a Free Recycler Workshop to be held on November 3, 2005

Received 2005-1255


F. OTHER BUSINESS

Items Related to Public Works - Item PW-D2 was dealt with.

PW-D2. Award of Contract Disposal and Collection Services

Referred to the October 20, 2005 Special Regional Council meeting 2005-1256


7. REPORTS

2. Staff Reports

a) 2006 Regional Council and General Committee Meeting Schedule

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the 2006 Regional Council and General Committee meeting schedule, attached as Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated September 15, 2005, titled "2006 Regional Council and General Committee Meeting Schedule", be approved;

And further, that Section III-2 (a) (iv) of the Region of Peel Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, which stipulates the meetings of July and August occur on the second Thursday of each month, be waived.

Carried 2005-1257

See also Resolution 2005-1226

b) Report of the October 20, 2005 Public Meeting Regarding By-laws to Impose Fees or Charges for the Use of the Water, Wastewater (Sewage) and Waste Management Systems of the Region of Peel

2. OPENING OF PUBLIC MEETING

Regional Chair Kolb called the public meeting to order at 9:36 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton. He stated that the public meeting was open and being held pursuant to the Region of Peel Notice By-law 63-2003 and Fees and Charges Regulation 244-02 under the Municipal Act, 2001.

Regional Chair Kolb advised that this was a public meeting to consider the intention of the Region of Peel to pass by-laws to impose the water, wastewater (sewage) and waste management system fees and charges. The proposed by-laws will not impose any fees or charges which are not already in effect, nor will these by-laws increase or change any fees or charges which are currently in force.

Regional Chair Kolb advised that following the staff presentation there would be an opportunity for persons to make oral submissions, give written submissions and ask questions of staff.

Regional Chair Kolb further advised that a sign-in sheet was available at the Clerk's reception counter for anyone who wished to make comments and for anyone who wished to be notified of the decision of Council regarding these by-laws.

3. CONFIRMATION OF NOTIFICATION

Charlotte Gravlev, Regional Clerk, stated that Notice of the Public Meeting was given in accordance with Regulation 244-02 under the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Region of Peel Notice By-law 63-2003 by publication in the following news media which have general circulation:

Mississauga News - Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Brampton Guardian - Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Caledon Enterprise - Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Further, it was noted that Notice of the Public Meeting was posted on the Regional website (www.peelregion.ca) as of September 23, 2005 and information on the proposed amendments was available to the public as of October 14, 2005.

4. FURTHER NOTICE REQUEST

Regional Chair Kolb stated that if any person would like further notice of the decision of Council on the proposed by-laws regarding the water, wastewater (sewage) and waste management system fees and charges, that he or she should submit his or her full name, address, postal code, and telephone number, in writing, at the Clerk's reception counter prior to leaving the meeting.


5. PRESENTATIONS

Regional Chair Kolb called upon Shaun Hewitt, Director of Business, Information and Technology, to make a brief presentation.

a) User Fee By-laws

Received 2005-1258

6. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

a) Oral Submissions - Nil

b) Written Submissions - Nil

7. CONCLUSION AND CLOSING OF PUBLIC MEETING

Regional Chair Kolb declared that, having received no oral or written submissions from persons or public bodies, the public meeting was officially closed.


8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 80-2005: A by-law to repeal and replace By-law 133-2004, titled the "Sewer Surcharge Rate and Sewer Waste Disposal Charge By-law, 2005".

By-law 81-2005: A by-law to repeal and replace By-law 132-2004, titled the "Wastewater System Fees and Charges (Sewer Charge Rates) By-law, 2005".

By-law 82-2005: A by-law to repeal and replace By-law 54-2004, titled the "Amended Waste Management System Fees and Charges By-law, 2004".

By-law 83-2005: A by-law to repeal and replace By-law 134-2004, titled the "Amended Water System Fees and Charges By-law, 2005".

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-law
80-2005 to 83-2005 inclusive, be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Acting Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2005-1259

See also Resolution 2005-1217

9. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item - 9-2 was dealt with

2. Cost of Bottling Purely Peel Water (Oral)

Referred to Public Works staff for report 2005-1260


1. PROGRAM REVIEWS

Additional Item - 9-1c was dealt with

c) Introduction to Service Review Programs
Presentation by David Szwarc, Acting Chief Administrative Officer and Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance

Received 2005-1261

See also Resolution 2005-1186


RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 11:22 a.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 11:40 a.m.

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

Councillor Morrison arrived at 11:43 a.m.

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

Received 2005-1262

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That staff be directed to exclude any service level reductions in the Paramedic Program in 2006;

And further, that staff include service pressures identified in the Service Review when considering the 2006 budget;

And further, that staff investigate the potential for charge backs to high users of the Paramedic Service such as the airport (Greater Toronto Airports Authority);

And further, that staff continue to work with the Health community on a solution to the patient off-load delays;

And further, that staff continue to press for adequate program funding from the Province;

And further, that staff continue to push for the end of pooling.

Carried 2005-1263


RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 12:38 p.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 1:09 p.m.

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

Councillor Miles arrived at 1:13 p.m.
Councillor Sprovieri arrived at 1:15 p.m.
Councillor Adams arrived at 1:18 p.m.
Councillor Saito departed at 1:22 p.m.
Councillor Dale departed at 1:28 p.m.
Councillor Groves arrived at 1:32 p.m.
Councillor Adams departed at 2:03 p.m.
Councillor Lyons departed at 2:10 p.m.


b) Waste Management Division
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Andrew Pollock, Director of Waste Management

Received 2005-1264

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That staff be directed to include the following in the 2006 Budget:

i) utilization of the excess recyclable processing capacity at Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility (PIWMF);
ii) utilization of excess organics composting capacity, and
iii) a $10 fee for collection of white goods;

as approved, in principle, at the October 27, 2005 Regional Council meeting;

And further, that staff review the proposed $10 fee for the pick-up of white goods and report back;

And further, that staff review the hours of operation of the Community Recycling Centres (CRC) to identify if revised operating hours over a seven-day period would result in better utilization of resources.

Carried 2005-1265


Additional Item - 9-1c

c) Introduction to Service Review Programs
Presentation by David Szwarc, Acting Chief Administrative Officer and Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1261

Additional Item - 9-2

2. Cost of Bottling Purely Peel Water (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1260


10. NOTICES OF MOTION


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

1. General Committee

a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2005-11) meeting held on October 20, 2005

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-227-2005:

That the Council of The Regional Municipality of Peel consider the Report of the Inquiry Officer, Victor L. Freidin, Q.C. from a Hearing of Necessity pursuant to the Expropriations Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. E.26, as amended (the "Expropriations Act") and approve the expropriation of the permanent easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, North of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 2 and 6 on draft reference plan 04-B4710 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated May 31, 2004 for the purpose of constructing, installing, operating, maintaining, inspecting, altering, removing, replacing, reconstructing, enlarging and repairing a sanitary trunk sewer along the future Webb Drive in the City of Mississauga, and the expropriation of the temporary easement interest for a term of one year in the lands described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, North of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1 and 5 on draft reference plan 04-B4710 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated May 31, 2004 to facilitate the construction and adopt the written reasons for its decision as set out in the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager of Peel Living and the Commissioner of Public Works dated September 22, 2005 in accordance with subsection 8(1) of the Expropriations Act;

And further, that a by-law be enacted authorizing and directing that the following steps be taken with respect to the expropriation of the permanent easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, North of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 2 and 6 on draft reference plan 04-B4710 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated May 31, 2004 for the purpose of constructing, installing, operating, maintaining, inspecting, altering, removing, replacing, reconstructing, enlarging and repairing a sanitary trunk sewer along the future Webb Drive in the City of Mississauga, and for the expropriation of a temporary easement interest for a term of one year in the lands described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, North of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1 and 5 on draft reference plan 04-B4710 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated May 31, 2004 to facilitate the construction:

(a) approval of the expropriation by Council of The Regional Municipality of Peel for the written reasons as set out in the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager of Peel Living and the Commissioner of Public Works dated September 22, 2005;
(b) service of the decision to approve the expropriation and the written reasons therefor upon the parties to the Hearing of Necessity and the Inquiry Officer;
(c) execution of a Certificate of Approval;
(d) registration of a Plan of Expropriation;
(e) preparation of an appraisal report setting out the market value of the expropriated lands and damages for injurious affection, if any, to the remaining lands;
(f) service upon the registered owners of offers of compensation and offers for the immediate payment of 100 per cent of the market value of the expropriated lands, in accordance with Section 25 of the Expropriations Act, together with the supporting appraisal report; and
(g) service of Notice of Expropriation, Notice of Possession and delivery of Notice of Election form.

And further, that the landowner that requested the Hearing of Necessity be paid costs in the amount $200 in accordance with subsection 7(10) of the Expropriations Act to be provided from Public Works Project 04-2122.

Approved 2005-1266

See also Resolution 2005-1269

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-228-2005:

That The Regional Municipality of Peel, as Purchaser, enter into an agreement with Jean Elizabeth Dickey and Lynn Elizabeth Dickey, as Vendor, for the purchase of fee simple lands described as Part Lot 18, Registered Plan 347, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 8 on Reference Plan 43R-29830 for a purchase price of $31,500, plus taxes and costs;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project 02-4080.

Approved 2005-1267

G3. Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Received 2005-1268

 

11A. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA MATTERS

Three Readings

By-law 85-2005: A by-law to approve the expropriation of land being Part of Lot 17, Concession 1, North of Dundas Street, in the City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1, 2, 5 and 6 on draft reference plan 04-B4710 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. dated May 31, 2004 and the taking of all steps necessary to obtain the possession of those lands.

Moved by Councillor Stewart,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That the by-law relating to the In Camera item, Item G1, being By-law 85-2005, be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Acting Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2005-1269

See also Resolution 2005-1266


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That By-law 89-2005 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on October 27, 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 Acting Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2005-1270


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 2:12 p.m.

 
A. Macintyre
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Acting Regional Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair