April 20, 2006 Special 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
8. By-laws
9. Other Business
10. Notices of Motion
11. In Camera Matters
12. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
13. Adjournment


THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
SPECIAL MEETING
April 20, 2006

PURPOSE: To Appoint a Chief Administrative Officer of the Regional Corporation


Regional Chair Kolb called the Special meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:38 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Prentice recited the prayer.

Members:

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

Members Absent:
S. DiMarco, due to vacation; R. Paterak, due to other municipal business
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; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; J. Menard, Acting Commissioner of Social Services; J. Smith, Acting Commissioner of Health; Dr. M. Ward, Acting Medical Officer of Health; A. Macintyre, Deputy 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


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Stewart;

That the agenda for the April 20, 2006 Special Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 2006-386

5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS


6. COMMUNICATIONS


7. REPORTS

1. Staff Reports

a) Appointment of Chief Administrative Officer (Oral)

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell and Councillor Morrison;

Whereas a four month nation-wide search was conducted on behalf of the Regional Municipality of Peel by the executive search firm of Lovas Stanley/Ray and Berndtson Inc.;

And whereas, candidates were interviewed by Lovas Stanley/Ray and Berndtson Inc., and members of Regional Council in March and April respectively;

Therefore be it resolved, that as a result of this process, David Szwarc be appointed to the position of Chief Administrative Officer of the Regional Municipality of Peel, effective April 20, 2006;

And further, that the Regional Chair be authorized to finalize any formal documents in accordance with the direction of Regional Council;

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

And further, that By-law 35-98 be repealed.

Carried unanimously 2006-387

See also Resolution 2006-388

Councillor Adams arrived at 9:46 a.m.

Councillor McCallion extended her congratulations to David Szwarc and noted the positive comments made by Mississauga staff with respect to the working relationship between the Region of Peel and the City of Mississauga, during the tenure of David Szwarc as Acting Chief Administrative Officer for the Region of Peel.

Councillor Fennell congratulated David Szwarc on behalf of the Council of the City of Brampton and acknowledged that the leadership abilities of David Szwarc stood out through the interview process demonstrated by his recognition of the strength of Peel employees; respect for the three area municipalities and vision for future challenges.

Councillor Morrison noted that members of Caledon Council attended interviews and gave their support to the selection of David Szwarc for the position of Chief Administrative Officer. Councillor Morrison praised the vision and action plan articulated by David Szwarc and congratulated him on his appointment.


8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 25-2006: A by-law to appoint a Chief Administrative Officer and to repeal By-law Number 35-98.

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the by-law listed on the Special Regional Council agenda, being By-law 25-2006, be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Deputy Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2006-388

See also Resolution 2006-387


9. OTHER BUSINESS


10. NOTICES OF MOTION


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

 

12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That By-law 26-2006 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its special meeting held on April 20, 2006, 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 Deputy Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2006-389

13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 9:50 a.m.

 

 

A. Macintyre
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Deputy Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair