April 27, 2006 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-2006-5) meeting held on April 20, 2006
 
  2. Staff Reports
8. By-laws
9. Other Business
10. Notices of Motion
11. In Camera Matters
a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2006-5) meeting held on April 20, 2006
12. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
13. Adjournment


THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
April 27, 2006

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 Sprovieri 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, R. Paterak, M. Prentice, P. Saito*, J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart

Members Absent:
S. DiMarco, due to vacation
Also Present:
D. Szwarc, 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; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; J. Menard, Acting Commissioner of Social Services; A. Fenwick, 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

a) April 9, 2006 Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Sprovieri,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on April 6, 2006 be approved.

Carried 2006-390

b) April 20, 2006 Special Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the minutes of the Special Regional Council meeting held on April 20, 2006 be approved.

Carried 2006-391

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the agenda for the April 27, 2006 Regional Council meeting be amended to include an announcement by Councillor Morrison, under Other Business;

And further, that the agenda for the April 27, 2006 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2006-392

Councillor McCallion arrived at 9:34 a.m.
Councillor Adams arrived at 9:34 a.m.

Additional Item - Item 9b:

9. OTHER BUSINESS

b) General Committee Meeting Scheduled for June 1, 2006 (Oral)

Chair Kolb advised that some Members of Regional Council would be travelling on June 1, 2006 to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Conference and suggested that the General Committee meeting scheduled for June 1, 2006 be cancelled due to a potential lack of quorum.

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the General Committee meeting scheduled for June 1, 2006 be cancelled, due to potential lack of quorum as a result of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) 2006 Annual Conference and Municipal Expo being held from June 2 - 5, 2006.

Carried 2006-393

Additional Item - Item 9a was dealt with.

a) Town of Caledon Switches to Green Power Effective April 27, 2006 (Oral)

Received 2006-394

Councillor Morrison advised Regional Council that at 2:30 p.m., April 27, 2006 the Town of Caledon would be switching to Green Power, making Caledon the first Ontario municipality to "go green" with their power.


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS


6. COMMUNICATIONS

Councillor Fennell arrived at 9:37 a.m.

a) Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 13, 2006, Providing Information on Recently Announced Provincial Programs, including the Regulated Price Plan, Every Kilowatt Counts and the Ontario Home Electricity Relief Program

Received 2006-395

b) Media Release: United Way of Peel Region, dated April 11, 2006, Announcing that the United Way of Peel Region Will Make a Total Investment of More than $8.2 Million in Programs and Services that Address the Most Important Human Care Needs and Strengthen Social Services Agencies in Peel; and, Expressing Concern Regarding the Intense Demands Faced by Health and Human Services Agencies in the Community

Received 2006-396

c) Debbie Zimmerman, Chair, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Board of Directors, Letter dated April 11, 2006, Providing a Detailed Response to the Report of the Ontario Ombudsman on MPAC Practices and Processes Related to Property Assessment in Ontario

Received 2006-397

See also Resolutions 2006-428 and 2006-429

Councillor Saito arrived at 9:47 a.m. due to other municipal business.


7. REPORTS

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2006-5) meeting held on April 20, 2006


B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-82-2006:

That the agenda for the April 20, 2006, General Committee meeting be amended to include a discussion regarding Financing for GO Transit;

And further, that the agenda for the April 20, 2006, General Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2006-398

See also Resolution 2006-401


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Gayle Bursey, Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Introducing Vaibhav Gupta, Jasleen Singh, and Clint Wilson, Peer Leaders, Presenting an Update on the Tobacco Peer Leader Program.

Received 2006-399

See also Resolution 2006-406

D2. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair and David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer, Region of Peel, Presenting the Government Finance Officers Association Canadian Award for Financial Reporting for the year ending December 31, 2004 to Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; Monique Hynes, Manager, Accounting Services; and Mike Grey, Financial Analyst

Received 2006-400

Item F1 was dealt with.


F. OTHER BUSINESS

1. Financing for GO Transit (Oral)

Received 2006-401


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-A. General Services

HS-A1. Report of the Grants Ad Hoc Committee (GRC-2006-1) Meeting held on April 13, 2006


1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GRC-1-2006:

That the agenda for the April 13, 2006 Grants Ad hoc Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2006-402


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS


4. REPORTS

a) Community Programs Funding Update/Recommendations
Presentation by Sandra Solonik, Acting Manager, Community Services and Special Projects

Received 2006-403

RECOMMENDATION GRC-2-2006:

That the Community Programs Funding policy for the multi-year operating and one-year program funding application process be amended, as outlined in the report of the Acting Commissioner of Social Services, dated March 27, 2006, titled "Community Programs Funding Update/Recommendations", for the funding term of 2007-2009, subject to available funds, and financed under the approved 2007 Social Services budget (CF00012 56743);

And further, that the following guidelines/policies for the multi-year operating funding applications for agricultural agencies, be approved;

  • That all agricultural applications support and develop the agricultural industry and community in Peel through outreach, education and public awareness;
  • That the Community Program multi-year operating funding agricultural application reference the Regional Official Plan;
  • That the multi-year funding requirements for agricultural funding applications be revised to support requests by new agricultural organizations by eliminating the requirement for two years of consecutive one-year program funding for new applicants;
  • That the Manager of Community Programs Funding guide and support agricultural organizations to apply for funds from other funding sources;

And further, that Community Program multi-year operating funding application identify a cost of living increase option;

And further, that a Peel service level assessment of community program needs be completed and provided to Grants Ad hoc Committee to assist with 2007-2009 multi-year operating funding recommendation decisions;

And further, that the Manager of the Community Programs Funding develops a guiding principle outlining Peel community program needs for 2007 one-year program funding applications;

And further, that one-year program funding consideration be given to program applications outside of the program areas identified in the guiding principle for 2007;

And further, that both the one-year program and multi-year operating funding application forms state that agencies/organizations may be required to present to Regional staff and members of the Grants Ad hoc Committee as part of the funding approval process.

Approved 2006-404


5. COMMUNICATIONS


6. NEXT MEETING

RECOMMENDATION GRC-3-2006:

That staff schedule a meeting in early fall 2006 to hear the presentations of Community Program Funding applicants as requested by the Grants Ad hoc Committee;

And further, that the next meeting of the Grants Ad hoc Committee be scheduled in late fall 2006 to review the 2006 one-year funding applications and both the 2007 one-year funding and 2007-2009 multi-year operating funding application recommendations.

Approved 2006-405


HEALTH

HS-B. Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

HS-B1. Smoke-Free Ontario Act

Received 2006-406

See also Resolution 2006-399


HS-C. Family Health

HS-C1. Breastfeeding Practices in Peel

Received 2006-407


HS-D. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-D1. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 8, 2006, Informing that the Minister of Community and Social Services Announced Changes to the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

Received 2006-408

HS-D2. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated March 23, 2006, Informing of a Resolution Passed by the Town of Caledon on March 21, 2006 which Supports the Region of Peel Resolution Regarding the Canada-Ontario Agreement on Child Care (Resolution 2006-19)

Received 2006-409

HS-D3. Mary Anne Chambers, Minister of Children and Youth Services, Letter dated March 27, 2006, Regarding the Cancellation by the Government of Canada of the 2005 Early Learning and Child Care Agreement (ELCC)

Received 2006-410

HS-D4. Harinder S. Takhar, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated March 29, 2006, Advising of a One-Time Grant of $128,205 to the Region of Peel in Advance of the New "Move Ontario" 1.2 Billion Multi-Year Transit Vehicle Funding Program

Received 2006-411

HS-D5. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated March 30, 2006, Informing that the Region of Peel will Receive $248,192 of Additional Funding under the Provincial Rent Bank Program

Received 2006-412

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

MA-A1. Council Chamber Retrofit - Accommodation of Three Additional Councillors

Referred back to the Steering Committee for consideration of additional options 2006-413

CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B. Ambulance and Emergency Services

MA-B1. Emergency Preparedness Week - May 7-13, 2006

RECOMMENDATION GC-83-2006:

WHEREAS each year thousands of Canadians are affected by emergencies;

AND WHEREAS these situations have an abnormal impact on life, health and property;

AND WHEREAS people are often not adequately prepared for such events;

AND WHEREAS the Region of Peel has undertaken a full review of its Emergency Management Plan and departmental sub-plans;

AND WHEREAS the Region of Peel is collaborating with local area municipal emergency management offices and other community agencies to ensure that the safety and well-being of the residents of Peel is safeguarded in the event of a serious emergency or disaster;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, THAT the week of May 7-13, 2006 be proclaimed EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS WEEK in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Approved 2006-414

MA-B2. Paramedic Week - May 15-21, 2006

RECOMMENDATION GC-84-2006:

WHEREAS each year Peel Regional Paramedic Services will respond to approximately 65,000 emergency calls for assistance;

AND WHEREAS, the Paramedics of Peel Regional Paramedic Services are ready to provide life saving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week;

AND WHEREAS, access to quality pre-hospital emergency medical care dramatically improves the survival and recovery rate of those who experience sudden illness or injury;

AND WHEREAS, Paramedics, engage in thousands of hours of specialized training and continuing medical education to enhance their life saving skills and abilities;

AND WHEREAS, Paramedics often find themselves in dangerous and traumatic situations requiring urgent critical decisions;

AND WHEREAS, Paramedics provide a vital, valuable pre-hospital emergency medical service to the residents of Peel;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, THAT the week of May 15-21, 2006 be proclaimed PARAMEDIC WEEK in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Approved 2006-415


MA-C. Clerk's

MA-C1. 2006 Inaugural Meeting of Peel Regional Council

RECOMMENDATION GC-85-2006:

That Section III-1(c) of Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, be waived with respect to the venue of the 2006 Inaugural Council meeting;

And further, that the 2006 Inaugural Council meeting, scheduled for December 7, 2006, be held at the Rose Theatre in the City of Brampton;

And further, that the next Inaugural Council meeting be held in the Town of Caledon, at a location to be determined.

Approved 2006-416

See also Resolution 2006-427

MA-C2. Report of the Court of Revision (COR-2006-1) held on March 30, 2006

Received 2006-417


FINANCE

MA-D. Internal Audit

MA-D1. Internal Audit Awareness Day - May 18, 2006

RECOMMENDATION GC-86-2006:

WHEREAS the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association with approximately 117,000 members representing 160 countries around the globe;

AND WHEREAS, the IIA is the recognized authority, principal educator, and acknowledged leader in the Internal Audit profession worldwide;

AND WHEREAS, the IIA has declared the month of May as International Internal Audit Awareness Month;

AND WHEREAS, Internal Audit assists Audit Subcommittee in ensuring that the Region is operating in a fiscally responsible and accountable manner and also provides assurance that programs are working effectively and are being delivered efficiently;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, THAT May 18, 2006 be proclaimed INTERNAL AUDIT AWARENESS DAY in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Approved 2006-418


MA-E. Corporate Finance

MA-E1. 2005 Triannual Financial Report - Year End

RECOMMENDATION GC-87-2006:

That changes to the budget for Capital Projects 04-5020 - Transitional or Supportive Housing Options; 03-5019 - Peel Youth Village; and 03-5021 - Angela's Place to reflect a temporary funding adjustment, as detailed in the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated April 4, 2006, titled "2005 Triannual Financial Report - Year End", be approved.

Approved 2006-419

MA-E2. 2006 Capping Policy

RECOMMENDATION GC-88-2006:

That the necessary by-law be presented to Regional Council to authorize the Region to apply one or more of the optional tools available to it under paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 4 of subsection 329.1(1) of the Municipal Act, 2001, for the calculation of the amount of property taxes for municipal and school purposes payable regarding commercial, industrial and multi-residential property classes for the 2006 taxation year.

Approved 2006-420

See also Resolution 2006-456

MA-E3. Corporate Energy Management Workplan Update

Received 2006-421


MA-F. Financial Services

MA-F1. Credit Valley Conservation Treasury Services

RECOMMENDATION GC-89-2006:

That staff be authorized to enter into an agreement with Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) to facilitate the provision of Treasury services to the CVC, as set out in the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated March 28, 2006, titled "Credit Valley Conservation Treasury Services".

Approved 2006-422


MA-G. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-G1. D. Wayne Fyffe, Secretary, Board of Governors, Credit Valley Hospital, Letter dated February 23, 2006, Advising of the Proposed Elimination of the Region of Peel Council Representative on the Credit Valley Hospital Board of Governors Coinciding with the Municipal Council Term Ending November 30, 2006

Received 2006-423

RECOMMENDATION GC-90-2006:

Whereas the Credit Valley Hospital Board of Governors was established under the Public Hospitals Act, to manage the affairs of Credit Valley Hospital with regards to administration, and the quality of hospital facilities and treatment;

And whereas, Regional Council by Resolution 2003-1178 passed on December 18, 2003, appointed Councillor Mahoney as the Region of Peel representative on the Credit Valley Hospital Board for a term ending November 30, 2006 or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council;

And whereas, the Credit Valley Hospital Board of Governors recently undertook a governance review for adopting current best practices in corporate governance by reducing the size of the board and reducing or eliminating ex-officio positions;

And whereas, the Credit Valley Hospital Board of Governors will hold an Annual General Meeting in June 2006 to introduce hospital by-law amendments that will eliminate the requirement of representation from the Region of Peel;

And whereas, the proposed change to the hospital by-law will come into effect at the end of the current appointment of Councillor Mahoney on November 30, 2006;

Therefore be it resolved, that Councillor Mahoney be thanked for her dedication and commitment to the Credit Valley Hospital Board of Governors.

Approved 2006-424

MA-G2. Harry Turnbull, President, Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) Ontario, Letter dated March 15, 2006, Recognizing the Region of Peel as an Ideal Site for Conferences and Providing Positive Feedback Regarding the Information Technology Security Conference held in November, 2005

Received 2006-425

MA-G3. Debbie Zimmerman, Chair, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Board of Directors, Letter dated March 27, 2006, Encouraging Municipalities to Take Advantage of the Supplemental List of Electors and Seeking Municipal Support for Access to Birth and Death Information by MPAC in its Efforts to Maintain Service Delivery Obligations in Preparing a Preliminary List of Electors (PLE)

Received 2006-426

MA-G4. Susan Fennell, Mayor, City of Brampton, Letter dated March 27, 2006, Requesting that the 2006 Inaugural Meeting of Peel Regional Council be held at the Rose Theatre in the City of Brampton

Received 2006-427

See also Resolution 2006-416

MA-G5. André Marin, Ombudsman, Ombudsman Ontario, Letter dated March 28, 2006, Enclosing the Final Report under s.11 of the Ombudsman Act, Regarding Transparency of the Property Assessment Process and the Integrity and Efficiency of Decision-Making at the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC)

Received 2006-428

See also Resolutions 2006-397 and 2006-429

MA-G6. Debbie Zimmerman, Chair, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Board of Directors, Letter dated March 28, 2006, Attaching a Press Statement Responding to the Report by the Ontario Ombudsman on MPAC Practices and Processes Related to Property Assessment in Ontario

Received 2006-429

See also Resolutions 2006-397 and 2006-428

MA-G7. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 31, 2006, Advising of a New Loan Program for Purchasing Energy Efficient Lighting and Appliances for Social Housing Announced by the Province at the Energy Matters Summit Organized by AMO, along with Ontario Power Authority Conservation Bureau and the Region of Peel

Received 2006-430

MA-G8. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 31, 2006, Announcing the Release of an Additional $50 Million in Provincial Funding for 2005/06 to Municipalities and District Social Services Administration Boards (DSSABs) Delivering Land Ambulance Services

Received 2006-431

MA-G9. Brian Denney, Chief Administrative Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated March 31, 2006, Giving Notice Pursuant to Ontario Regulation 139/96 that the TRCA will be Considering its 2006 Budget Including Non-Matching Municipal Levy on April 28, 2006

Received 2006-432

MA-G10. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 4, 2006, Providing Highlights of the Throne Speech Delivered by Governor-General Michaelle Jean Opening the First Session of the Thirty-Ninth Parliament of Canada

Received 2006-433

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Transportation Planning

PL-A1. Smart Commute Initiative Update

Received 2006-434


PL-B. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-B1. Shalini Alleluia, Committee Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated March 14, 2006, Providing a Copy of the City of Mississauga Report titled "Power Generating Facilities - Report on Comments"

Received 2006-435

PL-B2. Warren Hurren, Chairman of the Board, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated March 28, 2006, Advising that the GTAA Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee has Selected Mr. Stanley Archdekin to Represent the Region of Peel on the GTAA Board of Directors

Received 2006-436

See also Resolution 2006-438

PL-B3. Wayne Wilson, Chair, Conservation Authorities Moraine Coalition (CAMC), Letter received March 31, 2006, Enclosing a Brochure Detailing the 2005 Accomplishments of the CAMC

Received 2006-437

PL-B4. Steve Shaw, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated April 4, 2006, Providing a List of the Members of the 2006 GTAA Board of Directors, who will be Formally Appointed on May 10, 2006

Received 2006-438

See also Resolution 2006-436

PL-B5. Eric Bianchini, Office Manager/Scheduler to the Minister of Natural Resources, Letter dated April 3, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated March 2, 2006, Requesting a Meeting with David Ramsay, Minister of Natural Resources, Advising that the Minister of Natural Resources is Currently Unable to Meet with Chair Kolb and Mayor Morrison to Discuss Issues Raised by Peel Stakeholders with regard to the "Generic Regulations"

Received 2006-439

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

PW-A1. Ambulance Fleet Maintenance
Presentation by Peter Dundas, Director, Ambulance and Emergency Programs and Lynne Germaine, Manager, Operations Support

Received 2006-440


PW-B. Engineering and Construction

PW-B1. Regional Road Reconstruction - Project Management
Presentation by Damian Albanese, Director, Engineering and Construction and Simon Hopton, Manager, Capital Works, Engineering and Construction

Referred to the April 27, 2006 Regional Council meeting to allow staff time to prepare requested information 2006-441

See also Resolutions 2006-452 and 2006-453

PW-B2. Odour and Corrosion Control Strategy/Master Plan, Capital Project 04-2525, Document 2005-632P

RECOMMENDATION GC-91-2006:

That Document 2005-632P for a Strategy/Master Plan to control odour and corrosion in the wastewater system be awarded to AndrewsInfrastructure Limited, in the estimated amount of $648,910 (excluding applicable taxes) under Capital Project 04-2525, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001, as amended;

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

Approved 2006-442

PW-C. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-C1. Strategic Technology and Automation Master Plan, Capital Project 04-1905, Document 2006-046P

RECOMMENDATION GC-92-2006:

That Document 2006-046P for a Strategic Technology and Automation Master Plan be awarded to EMA Canada Incorporated, in partnership with Earth Tech Canada Incorporated, in the estimated amount of $561,115 (excluding applicable taxes) under Capital Project 04-1905, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001, as amended;

And further, that authority be given to extend the contract with EMA Canada Incorporated to complete the work related to any additional unforeseen project issues up to the limit of the approved budget, subject to disclosure of any such actions undertaken in the regularly scheduled Triannual Report.

Approved 2006-443

PW-C2. Clarkson Wastewater Treatment Facility New Outfall, Capital Project 06-2925 Document 2006-044P - City of Mississauga, Ward 2

Referred to the April 27, 2006 Regional Council meeting 2006-444

See also Resolution 2006-455


PW-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-D1. Denis Kelly, Regional Clerk, Region of York, Letter dated March 24, 2006, Providing a Copy of the Region of York Report titled "Proposed Clean Water Act, 2005 and Proposed Matters to be Addressed In Support of the Act"

Received 2006-445

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. Housing

HO-A1. Region of Peel Centralized Waiting List

Received 2006-446


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-B1. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated March 21, 2006, Informing that the Region of Peel will Receive $4,212,000 Under the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program (AHP) - Housing Allowance/Rent Supplement Component

Received 2006-447

See also Resolution 2006-449

HO-B2. E-mail from a Teacher with the Peel District School Board dated March 22, 2006 to David Somers, Curator, Peel Heritage Complex, Commending Alicia Mitchell, Education Co-ordinator, Peel Heritage Complex for Her Successful Delivery of Educational Programs to Students

Received 2006-448

HO-B3. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated March 27, 2006, Informing that Under the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program (AHP), the Region of Peel will Receive an Additional Funding Allocation of $700,000 for 10 Supportive Units Dedicated to Persons with Dual Diagnosis such as Developmental Delay and Mental Illness

Received 2006-449

See also Resolution 2006-447


F. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Items - F1 to F3:

1. Financing for GO Transit (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-401

2. First Annual Conservation Authorities Gala (Oral)

Received 2006-450

3. Equalization Grants (Oral)

Received 2006-451

2. Staff Reports

a) Regional Road Reconstruction - Project Management
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Damian Albanese, Director, Engineering and Construction

Received 2006-452

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the Public Works department hire an additional five staff in the Engineering and Construction Division to support the Capital Road Reconstruction Program, as presented to Regional Council on December 15, 2005, with no impact on the Current Budget.

Carried 2006-453

Additional Item - Item 9c:

9. OTHER BUSINESS

c) Crime Prevention Award Presented to Councillor Pat Saito (Oral)

Received 2006-454

Councillor McCallion acknowledged and congratulated Councillor Pat Saito for her receipt of the Detective Robert Boyne Memorial Award, presented at the Regional Municipality of Peel Police Services Board Award Ceremony held on April 26, 2006.

The Detective Robert Boyne Memorial Award is presented to a member of Peel Regional Police Services or to a resident of the Region of Peel, who has demonstrated exceptional initiative and commitment to the concept of crime prevention, an ideal which is highly valued by the police service.

Councillor Fennell departed at 10:36 a.m. due to other municipal business
Councillor McCallion departed at 10:36 a.m. due to other municipal business

b) Clarkson Wastewater Treatment Facility New Outfall, Capital Project 06-2925, Document 2006-044P - City of Mississauga, Ward 2

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Lyons;

That Document 2006-044P for the Pre-design, Design and Construction Administration services for a new outfall at the Clarkson Wastewater Treatment Facility be awarded to R.V. Anderson Associates Limited in the estimated amount of $1,747,750 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 06-2925, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001, as amended.

Carried 2006-455

8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 23-2006: A by-law to adopt the optional tools for calculating the amount of taxes for municipal and school purposes payable in respect of property in the commercial classes, industrial classes or multi-residential property class for 2006.

Moved by Councillor Groves,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the by-law listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-law
23-2006, 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 2006-456

See also Resolution 2006-420

9. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Items - 9a to 9c:

a) Town of Caledon Switches to Green Power Effective April 27, 2006 (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-394

b) General Committee Meeting Scheduled for June 1, 2006 (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-393

c) Crime Prevention Award Presented to Councillor Pat Saito (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-454

10. NOTICES OF MOTION


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 held on April 20, 2006.

Carried 2006-457

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That Council proceed out of In Camera.

Carried 2006-458

1. Committee Reports

a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2006-5) meeting held on April 20, 2006

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

RECOMMENDATION GC-93-2006:

That The Regional Municipality of Peel, as Purchaser, enter into an agreement with OPB Realty Inc., as Vendor, for the purchase of a permanent easement interest in the lands described as Part Lot 12, Concession 6, West of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga, formerly in the Township of Toronto, Regional Municipality of Peel, identified as Part 3 on Reference Plan 43R-30509 for a purchase price of $82,880, plus taxes and costs and a temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part Lot 12, Concession 6, West of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga, formerly in the Township of Toronto, Regional Municipality of Peel, identified as Part 4 on Reference Plan 43R-30509 for a purchase price of $6,120 plus taxes and costs;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project 02-1930.

Approved 2006-459

G2. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

Deferred to a future meeting to allow further review and discussion by staff 2006-460

G3. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

RECOMMENDATION GC-94-2006:

That the Region of Peel seek full party status in the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Hearing to consider appeals to consent application B44/04 to the Committee of Adjustment of the Town of Caledon made by Pasquale Rocca in Trust for Donna Fox, Leonardo Laurenza, John Cimicata and Antonio Gallo;

And further, that staff attend the hearing to defend the decision of the Town of Caledon Committee of Adjustment and ensure that Prime Agricultural areas are protected to the satisfaction of the Region of Peel;

And further, that the subject report be made public once it has been approved by Regional Council;

And further, that a copy of the joint report of the Commissioner of Planning and the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated April 3, 2006, titled "Authorization to Attend the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Hearing on Proposed Consent Application B44/04, Pasquale Rocca In Trust for Donna Fox, Leonardo Laurenza, John Cimicata and Antonio Gallo, Town of Caledon, Ward 4", be forwarded to the Town of Caledon.

Approved 2006-461

G4. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

RECOMMENDATION GC-95-2006:

That "In Camera" direction given to the Commissioner of Planning and 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.

Approved 2006-462

Additional Item - Item G5:

G5. Labour relations or employee negotiations (Oral)

Received 2006-463

12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Lyons;

That By-law 11-2006 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on April 27, 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 2006-464

13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 10:50 a.m.

 

 

A. Macintyre
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Deputy Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair