May 18, 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-2006-6) meeting held on May 11, 2006
 
8. By-laws
9. Other Business
10. Notices of Motion
11. In Camera Matters
  1. Committee Reports
a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2006-5) meeting held on May 11, 2006
12. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
13. Adjournment


THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
May 18, 2006

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:34 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. DiMarco*, S. Fennell*, N. Iannicca*, E. Kolb, D. Lyons, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion*, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, M. Prentice, N. Stewart

Members Absent:
A. Groves, due to other municipal business; P. Palleschi, due to vacation; R. Paterak, due to other municipal business; P. Saito, due to illness; J. Sprovieri, due to other municipal business
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; J. Smith, Acting Commissioner of Health; Dr. M. Ward, Acting Medical Officer of Health; J. Payne, Acting 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 27, 2006 Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Lyons;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on April 27, 2006 be approved.

Carried 2006-465

Councillor Fennell arrived at 9:35 a.m.


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the agenda for the May 18, 2006 Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 2006-466

Councillor DiMarco arrived at 9:36 a.m.

Regional Chair Kolb invited Members of Regional Council to attend the Barbecue Lunch and Truck Rodeo taking place at noon, in the west parking lot, Regional headquarters, in recognition of Public Works and Paramedic Week.


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Beate Wilson, Director, Internal Audit Regarding Internal Audit Awareness Day

Received 2006-467

Beate Wilson, Director, Internal Audit, provided a brief overview of some of the activities undertaken by the Region of Peel Internal Audit staff in recognition of Internal Audit Awareness Day.


6. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Larry McCabe, Secretary-Treasurer and Kathy Zammit, Chief Returning Officer, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Letter dated May 5, 2006, Requesting Nominations for the 2006-2007 AMO Board of Directors

Received 2006-468

Councillor Iannicca arrived at 9:40 a.m.

b) News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 8, 2006, Announcing Consultation Sessions on Best Practices in Recycling will be Held by the Association of Municipal Recycling Coordinators (AMRC), in Ottawa on June 2, 2006

Received 2006-469

7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2006-6) meeting held on May 11, 2006

B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-96-2006:

That the consolidated agenda for the May 11, 2006, General Committee meeting be amended to include an In Camera item regarding personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees;

And further, that the consolidated agenda for the May 11, 2006, General Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2006-470

See also Resolution 2006-551

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

PW-B. Operations and Maintenance

PW-B1. Ontario Public Works Association Awards: Management Innovation; Wally Wells Young Leader; and Engineering and Construction Project of the Year
Presentation by Ric Robertshaw, Director, Operations and Maintenance

Received 2006-471


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Jim Dillane, Director, Finance and Business Services, and Ron Dewell, Senior Manager, Conservation Lands and Property, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Presenting the Greenlands Acquisition Project 2006-2010

Received 2006-472

See also Resolutions 2006-473 and 2006-474

Items Related to Planning - Items PL-B1 and PL-C1 were dealt with.

PL-B. Planning Policy and Research

PL-B1. Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Greenlands Acquisition Project for 2006-2010

RECOMMENDATION GC-97-2006:

That the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Greenlands Acquisition Project for 2006-2010, as generally outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated April 20, 2006, titled "Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Greenlands Acquisition Project for 2006-2010", be endorsed;

And further, that staff work with the Greenlands Securement Committee (GSC) and TRCA to examine the funding needs of TRCA on an annual basis as it relates to the availability of Regional funding for land securement;

And further, that staff investigate the opportunities for protection of Greenlands through measures other than fee simple acquisition, such as donations and conservation easements and report to a future meeting with the findings;

And further, that staff investigate ways in which owners of land in the greenlands system can be supported through the tax systems and report to a future meeting with the findings.

Approved 2006-473

See also Resolutions 2006-472 and 2006-474


PL-C. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-C1. Brian Denney, Chief Administrative Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated February 27, 2006, Requesting Support from Regional Council for the TRCA Greenlands Acquisition Project for 2006-2010

Received 2006-474

See also Resolutions 2006-472 and 2006-473

D2. Shelley White, Executive Director, The United Way of Peel and Wayne Fyffe, President, Credit Valley Hospital, Informing Regional Council about a New Strong Communities Coalition which is Advocating for more Social and Health Funding in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)/905

Received 2006-475

See also Resolution 2006-476

Items Related to Human Services - Item HS-A3 was dealt with.

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A3. Strong Communities Coalition

Received 2006-476

See also Resolution 2006-475

D3. Janette Smith, Acting Commissioner of Health and Dr. Megan Ward, Acting Medical Officer of Health, Providing an Overview on the Highlights of the Recently Released Public Health Capacity Review Committee (CRC) Final Report

Received 2006-477

See also Resolution 2006-478

Items Related to Human Services - Item HS-F5 was dealt with.

HS-F. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-F5. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 4, 2006, Providing Highlights of the Recently Released Public Health Capacity Review Committee (CRC) Final Report

Received 2006-478

See also Resolution 2006-477

E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HO-A1. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15, 2006

RECOMMENDATION GC-98-2006:

WHEREAS the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse has designated that June 15, 2006 be the first World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a time to share information about the state of elder abuse and to encourage older adults to seek support if they are experiencing a form of abuse;

AND WHEREAS the Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognizes that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights and are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood (article 1);

AND WHEREAS the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms recognizes that "Every individual is equal before and under the law and has the right to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law without discrimination and, in particular, without discrimination based on race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, sex, age or mental or physical disability" (section 15.1); and that "Everyone has the right not to be subjected to any cruel and unusual treatment or punishment" (section 12);

AND WHEREAS there are citizens in Peel, and other communities across the Province, who are experiencing or have experienced some form of elder abuse;

AND WHEREAS Canada, Ontario and the Region of Peel are actively involved with networks to combat this serious problem;

AND WHEREAS the Regional Municipality of Peel supports and collaborates on a range of activities that support the health and well-being of older adults;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT June 15, 2006, be proclaimed "World Elder Abuse Awareness Day" in the Regional Municipality of Peel and that our partners be encouraged to continue to work towards a society where our latter years of life will be free from abuse, neglect and exploitation.

Approved 2006-479


HO-B. Housing

HO-B1. John Street Apartments Update, Request Authorities to Proceed - City of Brampton, Ward 3

RECOMMENDATION GC-99-2006:

That the budget for Capital Project 03-5001, John Street, in the amount of $25,855,675 be further amended in the amount of $14,500,325 to $40,356,000 to include the municipal parking garage, changes in building design, and cost escalation;

And further, that the funding for Capital Project 03-5001 be adjusted to reflect the revisions as detailed in the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living, dated April 28, 2006, titled "John Street Apartments Update, Request Authorities to Proceed - City of Brampton, Ward 3";

And further, that a memorandum of understanding for the John Street property be executed with Peel Housing Corporation (Resolution 2006-128);

And further, that the internal loan referred to in the memorandum of understanding be executed at an annual interest rate of 4.9 per cent for a term of up to 10 years, with an initial amortization period of 35 years on a fully open basis;

And further, that Document 2003-416P with Martinway Contracting Limited for Capital Project 03-5001 John Street, in the amount of $23,056,500 (exclusive of land and applicable taxes) be further amended in the amount of $14,293,500 to include the construction costs of the municipal parking garage, change in building design, and cost escalation, to give a combined total contract amount of $37,350,000 (exclusive of land and applicable taxes) for the project;

And further, that the Commissioner of Housing and Property be authorized to accept additional funds from the City of Brampton and to increase the budget for Capital Project 03 5001 and the contract award to Martinway Contracting Limited in the amount of such additional funds and to report back to Council on the amount of such increases upon completion of the project;

And further, that the Commissioner of Housing and Property be authorized to directly solicit private-sector contributions for the John Street project and report back to Council on the amounts and deployment of donations received upon completion of the project;

And further, that the Commissioner of Housing and Property be authorized to accept private sector contributions to increase the budget for Capital Project 03-5001 and contract award to Martinway Contracting Limited in the amount of any such donations, and report back to Council on the amount and deployment of donations received upon completion of the project;

And further, that the foregoing recommendations be conditional upon the City of Brampton's budget approval of the City's contribution to the project.

Approved 2006-480

RECOMMENDATION GC-100-2006:

That a permanent subsurface easement interest in the land described as Part of Lots 4, 5 and 6, Plan BR-22, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 on Reference Plan 43R-14567, save and except Parts 1 and 2 on Reference Plan 43R-26052 be declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation.

Approved 2006-481

RECOMMENDATION GC-101-2006:

That a permanent subsurface easement interest be transferred gratuitously to the Corporation of the City of Brampton for the purpose of entering onto, operating and maintaining an underground municipal parking garage over the lands described as Part of Lots 4, 5 and 6, Plan BR-22, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 on Reference Plan 43R-14567, save and except Parts 1 and 2 on Reference Plan 43R-26052.

Approved 2006-482


HO-C. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-C1. Deborah Schlichter, President, Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA), Open Letter to the Prime Minister, Requesting that Immediate Action be Taken to Implement the $1.6 Billion Affordable Housing Fund Authorized by Parliament in June 2005

Received 2006-483

See also Resolutions 2006-484 to 2006-486 inclusive

HO-C2. National Coalition on Housing and Homelessness, Letter dated March 20, 2006 to Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development and James Michael Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Requesting that Immediate Action be Taken to Implement the $1.6 Billion Affordable Housing Fund Authorized by Parliament in June 2005

Received 2006-484

See also Resolutions 2006-483, 2006-485 and 2006-486

HO-C3. Anglican Church of Canada, Letter dated March 30, 2006 to the Prime Minister, Requesting, on behalf of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, the United Church of Canada and the Christian Reformed Church in North America, that the $1.6 Billion Affordable Housing Fund Authorized by Parliament in June 2005 be Used to Benefit the People of Aboriginal Communities as well as Cities and Provinces Facing Homelessness

Received 2006-485

See also Resolutions 2006-483, 2006-484 and 2006-486

HO-C4. Gloria Kovach, President, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Letter dated March 27, 2006 to Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Requesting that Immediate Action be Taken to Implement the $1.6 Billion Affordable Housing Fund Authorized by Parliament in June 2005

Received 2006-486

See also Resolutions 2006-483 to 2006-485 inclusive

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. 2006 Air Quality Initiatives

RECOMMENDATION GC-102-2006:

That the Region of Peel 2006 Actions to Improve Air Quality as outlined in Appendix I to the report of the Medical Officer of Health, Acting Commissioners of Health and Social Services; the Commissioners of Planning, Public Works; People, Information and Technology; the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living; the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated March 23, 2006, titled "2006 Air Quality Initiatives" be approved;

And further, that the Region of Peel 2006 Actions to Improve Air Quality, as outlined in Appendix I to the subject report, be communicated at the 2006 Smog Summit.

Approved 2006-487

HS-A2. Seniors' Month - June 2006

RECOMMENDATION GC-103-2006:

WHEREAS Seniors' Month is an annual nation-wide celebration;

AND WHEREAS seniors have contributed and continue to contribute immensely to the life and vibrancy of this community;

AND WHEREAS seniors continue to serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers and important and active members of this community;

AND WHEREAS, their contributions past and present warrant appreciation and recognition and their stories deserve to be told;

AND WHEREAS, the health and well-being of seniors is in the interest of all and further adds to the health and well-being of the community;

AND WHEREAS, the knowledge and experience seniors pass on to us continues to benefit all;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT June, 2006 be proclaimed SENIORS' MONTH in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Approved 2006-488

HS-A3. Strong Communities Coalition

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-476


HEALTH

HS-B. Business and Information Services

HS-B1. On-Call Coverage from Neighbouring Health Units

RECOMMENDATION GC-104-2006:

That in accordance with section 69(1) of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, the Medical Officers of Health and Associate Medical Officers of Health of adjoining health units be appointed to serve as Acting Medical Officer of Health for the Region of Peel in the short term absence of the Medical Officer of Health and Associate Medical Officers of Health for the Region of Peel;

And further, that Dr. Megan Ward, Acting Medical Officer of Health for the Region of Peel, be authorized and directed to establish a schedule for the Medical Officers of Health and Associate Medical Officers of Health for Toronto, Halton, York, Hamilton, Simcoe, Durham, and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph to serve as Acting Medical Officer of Health for the Region of Peel in the short term absence of the Medical Officer of Health and Associate Medical Officers of Health for the Region of Peel.

Approved 2006-489

HS-B2. Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

Received 2006-490


HS-C. Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

HS-C1. Enhancing Peel's Response to Heat-Related Extreme Weather Conditions

Received 2006-491


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-D. General Services

HS-D1. Accessible Transportation Plan: Implementation of "Study of Transportation for Persons with Disabilities"

Received 2006-492


HS-E. Ontario Works in Peel

HS-E1. Addiction Services Initiative at Ontario Works

RECOMMENDATION GC-105-2006:

That the 2006 gross operating budget for Ontario Works be increased by $878,226, to be fully funded by the Province through the Addiction Services Initiative.

Approved 2006-493

HS-E2. JobsNow-Employment Placement and Extended Retention Pilot Project

RECOMMENDATION GC-106-2006:

That an agreement be entered into with WCG International Consultants Ltd. to deliver employment placement and employment retention services as part of the JobsNow program;

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

Approved 2006-494

HS-F. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-F1. Beverly Stevenson, Rabies Research and Development Unit, Ministry of Natural Resources, Letter dated April 3, 2006, Informing of the Annual Provincial Wildlife Rabies Control Operations for 2006

Received 2006-495

HS-F2. Mike Colle, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Letter dated April 7, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated February 8, 2006, Regarding the Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement (COIA) (Resolution 2006-19)

Received 2006-496

HS-F3. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 21, 2006, Urging Municipalities to Lobby the Federal Government to Honour the Early Learning and Child Care Agreement (ELCC)

Received 2006-497

HS-F4. Mike Colle, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Letter dated April, 2006, Encouraging Participation in the Lincoln M. Alexander Award for the Year 2006 by Submitting Nominations of Deserving Young Ontarians who have Demonstrated Exemplary Leadership in Eliminating Racial Discrimination

Received 2006-498

HS-F5. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 4, 2006, Providing Highlights of the Recently Released Public Health Capacity Review Committee (CRC) Final Report

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-478

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

MA-A1. Council Chamber Retrofit - Accommodation of Three Additional Councillors
Presentation by Steven Belanger, Capital Project Manager, Facilities Construction and Real Estate, Housing and Property Department; and John Daly, Statutory Specialist, Corporate Services Department

Received 2006-499

RECOMMENDATION GC-107-2006:

That Option 3, attached as Appendix III to the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated April 27, 2006, titled "Council Chamber Retrofit - Accommodation of Three Additional Councillors" be approved.

Approved 2006-500


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B. Clerk's

MA-B1. Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2006-4) meeting held on April 25, 2006

1. CALL TO ORDER

Item 3 was dealt with.


3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AAC-9-2006:

That the agenda for the April 25, 2006 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be amended to include a letter from Dr. Kuldip S. Kular, MPP, responding to William Goursky, Citizen Member, regarding the proposed changes to the Ontario Human Rights system, under Item 4 - Communications;

And further, that the agenda for the April 25, 2006 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be amended to include an article from the Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) Inc. providing information on assistive devices and how to improve the quality of life for persons with disability, under Item 4 - Communications;

And further, that the agenda for the April 25, 2006 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be amended to include an invitation from the Mississauga Accessibility Advisory Committee to attend the Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee Forum being held Tuesday, June 13, 2006, under Item 4 - Communications;

And further, that the agenda for the April 25, 2006 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be amended to defer Item 5b to a future Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) meeting;

And further, that the agenda for the April 25, 2006 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be amended to defer Item 5d to a future Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) meeting;

And further, that the agenda for the April 25, 2006 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2006-501


2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

RECOMMENDATION AAC-10-2006:

That the minutes of the March 28, 2006 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2006-502

RECOMMENDATION AAC-11-2006:

That the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) visit seniors' residences and long term care facilities in the Region of Peel.

Approved 2006-503


3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-501


4. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

a) Business Abilities Website (www.businessabilities.ca), Article by Kash Sher, LLB, Regarding the Responsibility of All Businesses to Become More Accessible under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

Received 2006-504

b) Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, Access Update, Volume 3, Issue 1, Winter 2006

Received 2006-505

Additional Items - 4c to 4e inclusive

c) Dr. Kuldip S. Kular, MPP, Bramalea-Gore-Malton-Springdale, Letter dated April 19, 2006, Responding to William Goursky, Citizen Member, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), regarding the Proposed Changes to the Ontario Human Rights System

Received 2006-506

d) Article: Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT) Inc., dated April 2005, Providing Information on Assistive Devices and How to Improve the Quality of Life for Persons with Disability

Received 2006-507

e) Invitation from the Mississauga Accessibility Advisory Committee to the Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee Forum Being Held Tuesday, June 13, 2006 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Mississauga Valley Community Centre, Hazel McCallion Room

Received 2006-508

5. PRESENTATIONS

a. Lisa Jones, Transportation Accessibility Specialist, Social Services Department, Presenting an Update on the Accessible Transportation Coordination Office

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-512

b. Steven Belanger, Capital Project Manager, Facilitites Construction and Real Estate, Housing and Property Department; and John Daly, Statutory Specialist, Corporate Services Department, Regarding the Council Chamber Retrofit Project

Deferred to a future Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) meeting 2006-509

c. Dev Mutta, Community Development Officer, Business and Information Services, Health Department, Regarding the Upcoming Lunch and Learn Session to be Hosted by the Health Department on June 7, 2006 to Raise Awareness about how to Communicate with Persons with Disabilities

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-514

d. R. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor Regarding the Proposed Structure of the Accessibility Planning Program and its Specific Goals and Purpose

Deferred to a future Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) meeting 2006-510


6. REPORTS


7. REPORT FROM THE ACCESSIBILITY PLANNING COORDINATORS

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

Received 2006-511

Presentations - Item 5a was dealt with.

5. Presentations

a. Lisa Jones, Transportation Accessibility Specialist, Social Services Department, Presenting an Update on the Accessible Transportation Coordination Office

Received 2006-512


7. REPORT FROM THE ACCESSIBILITY PLANNING COORDINATORS

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

Received 2006-513

Presentations - Item 5c was dealt with.

5. Presentations

c. Dev Mutta, Community Development Officer, Business and Information Services, Health Department, Regarding the Upcoming Lunch and Learn Session to be Hosted by the Health Department on June 7, 2006 to Raise Awareness about how to Communicate with Persons with Disabilities

Received 2006-514

Other Business - Item 9a was dealt with.

9. OTHER BUSINESS

a. Recognition of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) Contributions to the Region of Peel by the Clerk's Division (Oral)

Received 2006-515


8. REPORT OF THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIR

Received 2006-516

9. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item - 9a:

a. Recognition of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) Contributions to the Region of Peel by the Clerk's Division (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-515


FINANCE

MA-C. Internal Audit

MA-C1. Report of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2006-2) meeting held on April 27, 2006

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-2-2006:

That the agenda for the April 27, 2006, Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2006-517


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Fred Chorley, Executive Director, Victim Services of Peel (VSOP), Presenting a Plaque to Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; Beate Wilson, Director; Joan Appleton, Manager; Frank Medeiros, Senior Auditor; and Michelle Morris, Senior Auditor, Internal Audit in Recognition of the Recent VSOP Audit Conducted by the Region of Peel Internal Audit Team

Received 2006-518


4. REPORTS

a) Peel Audited and Consolidated 2005 Financial Statements

Received 2006-519

b) KPMG 2005 Management Letter and Audit Findings Report

Received 2006-520

c) Peel Housing Corporation Audited 2005 Financial Statements

Received 2006-521

d) KPMG 2005 Management Letter and Audit Findings Report for Peel Housing Corporation

Received 2006-522


5. COMMUNICATIONS


6. SCHEDULE OF FUTURE MEETINGS


7. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item - 7a

a) Audit Subcommittee Oversight Manual - Internal Audit Risk Based Work Plan 2006 - 2008

Received 2006-523

MA-D. Corporate Finance

MA-D1. Section 300 - Service Improvements and Barriers to Improvement

Received 2006-524


MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-E1. George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated March 28, 2006, Advising of the Additional Grant Funding of $5,615,734 to the Region of Peel for Land Ambulance Services for the Year 2006

Received 2006-525

MA-E2. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated April 5, 2006, Providing a Copy of a Motion and a PPSB Report titled "#50/06 External Funding Assistance - Public Police Programs" dated March 13, 2006

Received 2006-526

MA-E3. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 19, 2006, Issuing a Reminder to Municipalities about the Communication Requirements for Construction Signage of Projects Financed Under the Municipal Funding Agreement

Received 2006-527

MA-E4. Alert and News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 2, 2006, Providing an Overview of the 2006 Federal Budget and its Impact on Ontario Municipalities

Received 2006-528

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

PL-A1. Request for Private Waste Collection, 3038 Fifth Line West, Site Plan Application Number SP-05-350M - City of Mississauga, Ward 8

RECOMMENDATION GC-108-2006:

That private waste collection services be permitted for the proposed 13-unit, two-storey condominium townhomes to be located at 3038 Fifth Line West, in the City of Mississauga, Ward 8;

And further, that the joint report of the Commissioners of Planning and Public Works, dated April 11, 2006, titled, "Request for Private Waste Collection, 3038 Fifth Line West, Site Plan Application Number SP-05-350M, City of Mississauga, Ward 8", be forwarded to the City of Mississauga and the applicant for their information.

Approved 2006-529


PL-B. Planning Policy and Research

PL-B1. Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Greenlands Acquisition Project for 2006-2010

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-473


PL-C. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-C1. Brian Denney, Chief Administrative Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated February 27, 2006, Requesting Support from Regional Council for the TRCA Greenlands Acquisition Project for 2006-2010

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-474

PL-C2. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated April 6, 2006, Providing a Copy of a Town of Caledon Resolution Adopting a Report titled "Update on Kennedy Road Transportation Corridor Improvement Municipal Class Environmental Assessment and Consultant Selection"

Received 2006-530

PL-C3. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated April 12, 2006, Providing a Copy of a City of Brampton Recommendation and a Report titled "City of Brampton Comment - Caledon Official Plan Draft Amendment - Mayfield West Community Secondary Plan"

Received 2006-531

PL-C4. Michael Di Lullo, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated April 17, 2006, Providing a Copy of a City of Brampton Resolution and a Report titled "Request to Appeal Brampton Official Plan Amendment OP93-245 to the Ontario Municipal Board"

Received 2006-532

PL-C5. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated April 18, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated March 20, 2006, Regarding the Position of the Region of Peel on Bill 51, that the Comments and Suggestions Provided by the Region of Peel (Resolution number 2006-194) will be Considered

Received 2006-533

PL-C6. Shalini Alleluia, Committee Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated April 18, 2006, Providing a Copy of a City of Mississauga Recommendation and a Report titled "Region of Halton - Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment for 5768 Ninth Line"

Received 2006-534

PL-C7. Shalini Alleluia, Committee Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated April 18, 2006, Providing a Copy of a City of Mississauga Recommendation and a Report titled "Conservation Authority Regulations and Mapping"

Received 2006-535

PL-C8. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated April 20, 2006, Providing a Copy of a Town of Caledon Resolution and a Report titled "Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan Update: Draft Provincial Decision Regarding Official Plan Amendment 186"

Received 2006-536


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Speed Limit Change on Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) from Terry Fox Way to Creditview Road - City of Mississauga, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION GC-109-2006:

That the existing posted speed limit of 80 km/h on Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) be reduced to 70 km/h, from Terry Fox Way to Creditview Road, in the City of Mississauga;

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

And further, that Peel Regional Police be advised.

Approved 2006-537

See also Resolution 2006-548


PW-B. Operations and Maintenance

PW-B1. Ontario Public Works Association Awards: Management Innovation; Wally Wells Young Leader; and Engineering and Construction Project of the Year
Presentation by Ric Robertshaw, Director, Operations and Maintenance

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2006-471


PW-C. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-C1. Source Protection Grant Program, Capital Projects 06-1550 and 06-1595

RECOMMENDATION GC-110-2006:

That the grant funds received from the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) for a Great Lakes Technical Study in the amount of $595,000, be deposited to Cost Centre WP10000;

And further, that revenue account 85525 and expenditure account 23800 within Cost Centre WP10000 both be increased by $595,000 for the purpose of receiving and distributing this one time grant, resulting in a net impact of zero on the overall 2006 Water Program budget;

And further, that the grant funds received from the MOE for a Groundwater Technical Study in the amount of $201,560, be deposited to Capital Project 06-1550 in the amount $76,000, and to Capital Project 06-1595 in the amount of $124,960.

Approved 2006-538

PW-C2. Hanlan Pumping Station, Capital Projects 04-1955, 04-1965, 04-1999, 06-1905, Document 2005-676P - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-111-2006:

That Document 2005-676P for consulting services for the design and contract administration services for the Hanlan Transfer Pumping Station be awarded to the consulting engineering firm MacViro Consultants Incorporated in the estimated amount of $1,692,212.50, (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 04-1999, 04-1955, 04-1965 and 06-1905, in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 62-2001, as amended;

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

Approved 2006-539


PW-D. Waste Management

PW-D1. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2006-4) meeting held on May 4, 2006

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION WM-10-2006:

That the agenda for the May 4, 2006, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2006-540


3. DELEGATIONS


4. REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Managing Difficult Materials at Curbside
Presentation by Andrew Pollock, Director of Waste Management

Received 2006-541

b) Region Wide Organics (RWO) Communications Strategy Update
Presentation by Andrew Pollock, Director of Waste Management

Received 2006-542


5. UPDATES


6. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Glenda Gies, Executive Director, Waste Diversion Ontario, Letter dated April 6, 2006, Advising that the 2006 Blue Box Funding to the Region of Peel has been Reduced due to the Implementation of 'Reasonable Cost' Bands

Referred to Public Works 2006-543

b) Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of the Environment, Letter dated April 10, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated February 1, 2006, Advising that the Federal Government is Limited in its Mandate to Regulate Packaging but will Continue to Advance Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) through its Provincial and Territorial Partners

Received 2006-544

c) Dr. Kuldip Kular, MPP, Bramalea-Gore-Malton-Springdale, Letter dated April 12, 2006, Providing a Copy of a Statement Given in the Ontario Legislature Regarding the Launch of the Region of Peel Single-Stream Material Recovery Facility at the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility

Received 2006-545

d) Laurel C. Broten, Minister of the Environment, Letter dated April 19, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated January 31, 2006, Providing an Overview of the Provincial Approach to Various Waste Management Concerns Raised by Regional Council

Received 2006-546


PW-E. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-E1. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated April 20, 2006, Advising that Town of Caledon Public Works and Engineering Staff will be Formalizing a Beautification Committee in Wildfield Consisting of Members from the City of Brampton, Town of Caledon, Local and Regional Councillors and Residents of Wildfield

Referred to Public Works 2006-547


8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 27-2006: A by-law to reduce the speed limit on Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) to 70 km/h from Terry Fox Way to Creditview Road and to amend By-law Number 57-2005 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the by-law listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-law 27-2006, be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Acting Deputy Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2006-548

See also Resolution 2006-537

9. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item - Item 9a:

a) 2006 Census (Oral)

Received 2006-549

Councillor Fennell spoke of the importance of all Peel residents completing the 2006 Census and encouraged Regional staff to assist in spreading the message of its importance.

Councillor Adams arrived at 9:48 a.m.
Councillor McCallion arrived at 9:52 a.m.


10. NOTICES OF MOTION


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

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-112-2006:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel, as Purchaser, enter into an agreement with 1489079 Ontario Inc., as Vendor, for the purchase of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part Lot 6, Concession 2, West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton, formerly in the Township of Chinguacousy, Regional Municipality of Peel, identified as Part 7 on draft Reference Plan 182-2-05 prepared by David B. Searles Surveying Ltd., dated January 31, 2006 for a purchase price of $26,000, plus taxes and costs;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Public Works Project 04-4030.

Approved 2006-550

Additional Item - Item G2:

G2. Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees (Oral)

Received 2006-551

See also Resolution 2006-470

12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Stewart,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That By-law 29-2006 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on May 18, 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 Acting Deputy Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2006-552

13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 10:00 a.m.

 

 

J. Payne
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Acting Deputy Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair