February 14, 2008 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. Staff Reports
 
8. By-laws
9. Other Business
10. Notices of Motion
11. In Camera Matters
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
February 14, 2008

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:41 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Dale recited the prayer.

Members:

E. Adams, G. Carlson, F. Dale, G. Gibson, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, H. McCallion, S. McFadden, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, C. Parrish, R. Paterak, M. Prentice, P. Saito, J. Sanderson, A. Thompson, R. Whitehead

Members Absent:

C. Corbasson, due to a personal matter; S. Fennell, due to vacation; A.  Groves, due to other municipal business; K. Mahoney, due to vacation; P. Palleschi, due to vacation; J. Sprovieri, due to vacation

Also Present:

D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; C. Reid, Acting Commissioner of Employee and Business Services; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services; D. Labrecque, Chief Financial Officer; K. Ward, Commissioner of Human Services; J. Smith, Commissioner of Health Services; C. Gravlev, Regional Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist

   

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2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) January 24, 2008 Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on January 24, 2008, be amended as follows:

That Resolution Number 2008-36 with respect to Items Related to Environment, Transportation and Planning – Item ETP-C3, regarding the Local Improvement Project, Construction of Noise Attenuation Wall on Regional Road 1 (Erin Mills Parkway),– City of Mississauga, Ward 8, as contained in the Minutes of the Regional Council meeting held January 24, 2008, be amended by striking all references to Capital Project Number 07-4510 and replacing them with Capital Project Number 08-4540;

And further, that the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on January 24, 2008 be approved, as amended.

Carried 2008-105


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the agenda for the February 14, 2008 Regional Council meeting be amended to include a report from the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, dated February 6, 2008, titled “Greenlands Securement Project – 2008 Project Proposals”, to be dealt with under In Camera Matters as item 11e);

And further, that the agenda for the February 14, 2008, Regional Council meeting be amended to refer Items Related to Environment, Transportation and Planning – Item ETP-A1 to a future meeting of the Waste Management Subcommittee;

And further, that the agenda for the February 14, 2008 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2008-106

See also Resolutions 2008-142 and 2008-172


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS - Nil


6. COMMUNICATIONS - Nil


7. REPORTS

Staff Reports

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Councillor G Miles

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

MA-A1. Transfer of Region Owned Property in Connection with the Hanlan Reservoir and Pumping Station Expansion at 6025 Tomken Road - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

Moved by Councillor Adams,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the lands described as Part of Lot 6, Concession 3 East of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 on draft reference plan 20-07-093-000 prepared by Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ontario Limited be declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation.

Carried 2008-107

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the lands described as Part of Lot 6, Concession 3 East of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 on draft reference plan 20-07-093-000 prepared by Marshall Macklin Monaghan Ontario Limited be conveyed gratuitously to The Corporation of the City of Mississauga, subject to the reservation of any required easements.

Carried 2008-108

MA-A2. Transfer of Overhead Hydro Line Easement to Enersource Hydro Mississauga in Connection with the Expansion of the North Meadowvale Reservoir and Pumping Station at 2720 Meadowvale Boulevard – City of Mississauga, Ward 9

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor McFadden;

That a permanent easement interest over the lands described as Part of Lot 13, Concession 6 West of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-27946 be declared surplus to the needs of the Regional Corporation.

Carried 2008-109

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That a permanent easement interest be transferred gratuitously to Enersource Hydro Mississauga Inc. for the purpose of entering onto, operating and maintaining an overhead hydro line over the lands described as Part of Lot 13, Concession 6 West of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-27946.

Carried 2008-110

MA-A3. Encroachment Agreement, Regional Road 17 (Cawthra Road), Owner: WAB Investments & Developments Limited – City of Mississauga, Ward 3

Moved by Councillor McFadden,
Seconded by Councillor Gibson;

That the encroachment on Regional Road 17 (Cawthra Road) being a pylon sign and parking spaces located at 734 Burnhamthorpe Road East in the City of Mississauga, be permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions in the Encroachment Agreement dated January 21, 2008 between The Regional Municipality of Peel and WAB Investments & Developments Limited;

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

Carried 2008-111

See also Resolution 2008-164

MA-A4. Municipal Infrastucture Investment Initiative (MIII) Application

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the Chief Financial Officer be authorized to submit a Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative (MIII) application to Infrastructure Ontario for an $11 million grant to support the construction of the Jack Darling Park Sewage Station;

And further, that the Chief Financial Officer be authorized to undertake the necessary project financing changes to Project Number 05-2990 upon approval of the Region’s grant request;

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

Carried 2008-112

See also Resolutions 20088-139 and 2008-164


MA-B. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

MA-B1. Authority to Execute the Letter of Agreement with the Province of Ontario for Dedicated Gas Tax Funds

Moved by Councillor McFadden,
Seconded by Councillor Gibson;

That the Regional Chair and the Chief Financial Officer be authorized to execute the Letter of Agreement with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation for the Dedicated Gas Tax Funds for Public Transportation Program in order to allow the Province of Ontario to release the 2007/2008 funding to the Region of Peel;

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

Carried 2008-113

See also Resolution 2008-164

MA-B2. Corporate Asset Management Award of Consulting Services

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That Document 2007-482P for consulting services to support the development of Corporate Asset Management for the Region of Peel be awarded to Urban and Environmental Management Inc., estimated in the amount of $900,000 (exclusive of applicable taxes), for a twenty-four (24) month term, being the most cost effective solution in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 37-2007, subject to consultation by the Chief Administrative Officer with staff from the three area municipalities regarding the potential to combine resources;

And further, that authority be given to extend the contract to Urban and Environmental Management Inc. to the limit of the approved client budget for five (5) additional optional 12 month periods, based on satisfactory service, performance and pricing for each previous and optional period;

And further, that funding for the consulting support services be provided from Capital Project 07-7202;

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

Carried 2008-114

MA-B3. Delegation of Tax Ratio Setting Authority

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the delegation to the lower-tier municipalities of the tax ratio setting for both lower-tier and upper-tier purposes for 2008, as authorized under s.310 of the Municipal Act be approved;

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

And further, that the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing be requested to make a regulation designating the Region of Peel as a delegated municipality for 2008.

Carried 2008-115

See also Resolution 2008-164


MA-C. CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-C1. Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2008-1) meeting held on January 29, 2008

1. CALL TO ORDER


2. ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR

a. Election of the Accessibility Advisory Committee Chair

RECOMMENDATION AAC-1-2008:

That William Goursky be appointed as Chair of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) for the period January 29, 2008 to December 31, 2008 or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Approved 2008-116

b. Election of the Accessibility Advisory Committee Vice-Chair

RECOMMENDATION AAC-2-2008:

That Naz Husain be appointed as Vice-Chair of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) for the period January 29, 2008 to December 31, 2008 or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Approved 2008-117


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

RECOMMENDATION AAC-3-2008:

That the minutes of the November 27, 2007 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2008-118


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AAC-4-2008:

That an item be added under Other Business as Item 10a regarding the establishment of a Universal Design Subcommittee;

And further, that the agenda for the January 29, 2008 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2008-119

Items Related to Presentations – Items 6a and 6b were dealt with.


6. PRESENTATIONS

a. Larry Ducharme, General Manager, London Transit and Kelly Paleczny, Director, Finance and Administration, London Transit, Providing an Overview of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and a Summary of the Key Requirements of the Draft Transportation Standard

Received 2008-120

b. Kristina Liivoja, Coordinator, Peel Children's Water Festival, Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, Region of Peel, Providing an Overview of the 2008 Peel Children’s Water Festival Activities

Received 2008-121


5. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

a. AODA Alliance, e-mail dated January 8, 2008, Providing an Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act Alliance Update and Attaching Correspondence from Al Cormier, Chair, Transportation Standards Development Committee and a Response from the Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community and Social Services

Received 2008-122

See also Resolution 2008-130

b. Toronto Star, Article dated January 11, 2008, titled “Disabled Win in Airline Ruling”

Received 2008-123

c. Toronto Star, Article dated January 20, 2008, titled “How to Make Housing Affordable”

Received 2008-124

d. United Nations, Enable, Fact sheet on Persons with Disabilities

Received 2008-125


6. PRESENTATIONS

a. Larry Ducharme, General Manager, London Transit and Kelly Paleczny, Director, Finance and Administration, London Transit, Providing an Overview of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and a Summary of the Key Requirements of the Draft Transportation Standard

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-120

b. Kristina Liivoja, Coordinator, Peel Children's Water Festival, Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, Region of Peel, Providing an Overview of the 2008 Peel Children’s Water Festival Activities

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-121


7. REPORTS - Nil


8. REPORT FROM THE ACCESSIBILITY PLANNING COORDINATORS

a. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon (December 2007)

Deferred to the February 26, 2008 AAC meeting 2008-126

b. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon (January 2008)

Deferred to the February 26, 2008 AAC meeting 2008-127

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

Received 2008-128


9. REPORT OF THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIR AND MEMBERS

a. William Goursky, Member, Joint Peel Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on City of Brampton Provincial Offences Court Data Regarding Disabled Parking Infractions

Deferred to the February 26, 2008 AAC meeting 2008-129

b. Glenn Barnes, Member, Joint Peel Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update Regarding the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Alliance Position on Proposed Accessibility Transportation Standards

Received 2008-130

See also Resolution 2008-122


10. OTHER BUSINESS

a. Report of the Universal Design Sub-Committee meeting held on January 28, 2008

Received 2008-131


MA-D. EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-D1. Licensing Agreements Between the Region of Peel, the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the Province of Ontario

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Gibson;

That the Regional Municipality of Peel enter into a royalty-free licensing agreement with the Province of Ontario for the purpose of reproducing copyright material from the Project Management Centre of Excellence, Modernization Division;

And further, that the Regional Municipality of Peel enter into a licensing agreement with the Project Management Institute (PMI) for the purpose of reproducing PMI copyright material embedded in the material received from the Province of Ontario at a one time, non-refundable total royalty fee of $1,000.00 (US) paid to the PMI;

And further, that staff be authorized to renew such licensing agreements with the Province of Ontario and the Project Management Institute, on an annual basis or as required;

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

Carried 2008-132

MA-D2. Report of the Government Relations Committee (GRC-2008-1) meeting held on January 24, 2008

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GRC-1-2008:

That the agenda for the January 24, 2008, Government Relations Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2008-133


3. REPORTS

a) Review of Action Items Arising from the Minutes of the Government Relations Committee (GRC) meeting held on November 29, 2007 (Oral)

Received 2008-134

b) Update on Meeting with J. Watson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (Oral)

Received 2008-135

c) Overview of Orientation Binders (Oral)

Received 2008-136

d) Queen’s Park Update (Oral)

Received 2008-137

e) Proposed Work Plan for the Government Relations Committee

Received 2008-138


MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-E1. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated January 14, 2008, Providing an Update on the Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative (MIII)

Received 2008-139

See also Resolution 2008-112

MA-E2. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated January 30, 2008, Providing Highlights of the 2008 AMO Pre-Budget Submission to the Provincial Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, a Complete Copy of the Submission is Available from the AMO Website: amo.on.ca

Received 2008-140

MA-E3. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated January 30, 2008, Advising of a Response by Doug Reycraft, President of AMO to a Financial Post Editorial by Kevin Gaudet, Ontario Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, dated January 28, 2008, titled “Municipal Spending is Out of Control”

Received 2008-141


ITEMS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore

ETP-A. ENVIRONMENT

ETP-A1. Installation of a Gore Cover System at the Peel Curing Facility, Capital Project 07-6655, Document 2008-051N – Town of Caledon, Ward 2

Referred to a future meeting of the Waste Management Subcommittee 2008-142

See also Resolution 2008-106

ETP-A2. Use of Processed Bottom Ash as Daily Cover at the Halton Waste Management Site, Document 2008-083N

Moved by Councillor Adams,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That the Region of Peel enter into a Direct Negotiation with the Regional Municipality of Halton for the beneficial use of processed bottom ash from the Algonquin Power Energy-from-Waste Facility at the Halton Waste Management Site for the period ending April 24, 2012, at an estimated cost of approximately $4,200,000 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 37-2007;

And further, that staff be authorized to increase the quantities where actual tonnages differ from estimates to the limit of the approved budget;

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

Carried 2008-143

ETP-A3. Lakeview Water Treatment Facility Expansion - Phase 2, Purchase of Membrane Filtration Equipment, Capital Project 07-1936, Document 2008-046N – City of Mississauga, Ward 1

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the Region of Peel enter into negotiations with GE Water and Process Technologies for the supply of membrane filtration equipment for the Lakeview Water Treatment Facility Expansion, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 37-2007;

And further, that GE Water and Process Technologies continue to supply maintenance, parts, and other services beyond the warranty period until such time as the membrane filtration equipment is no longer being used;

And further, that upon successful negotiations, the Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to approve the award.

Carried 2008-144

ETP-A4. Terms of Reference for the South Peel Water and Wastewater Agreement Steering Committee and Communications Strategy

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Parrish;

That the Terms of Reference for the South Peel Water and Wastewater Agreement Steering Committee (SPWWASC) as outlined in Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation, and Planning Services, dated January 25, 2008, titled “Terms of Reference for the South Peel Water and Wastewater Agreement Steering Committee and Communications Strategy” be approved;

And further, that correspondence or communication be through the Project Manager for the South Peel Water and Wastewater Agreement, as a single point of contact.

Carried 2008-145


ETP-B. TRANSPORTATION

ETP-B1. Consulting Services for Detailed Design and Contract Administration and Supervision for Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) Widening Construction, Capital Projects 06-4025, 02-4090, 07-2225, 08-1210 and 08-1107, Document 2007-152P – City of Brampton, Ward 6

Moved by Councillor Gibson,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the contract (Document 2007-152P) for detailed design, contract administration and construction supervision services for Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) widening and underground servicing be awarded to The Municipal Infrastructure Group Limited, in the estimated amount of $2,251,599.20 (excluding applicable taxes) under Capital Projects 06-4025 ($1,091,099.20), 02-4090 ($190,000), 07-2225 ($630,000), 08-1210 ($240,000) and 08-1107 ($100,500), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 37-2007;

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

Carried 2008-146

ETP-B2. Increase to the Vendor Contract for Construction of Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive), Capital Project 02-4090, Document 2004-611T – City of Brampton, Wards 1, 2 and 5

Moved by Councillor Gibson,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That the contract (Document 2004-611T) between the Region of Peel and Pave-Al Limited for the widening of Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive) from Sunforest Drive to McLaughlin Road be increased by $850,000 under Capital Project 02-4090, for a total commitment of $11,400,000 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 37-2007;

And further, that staff undertake to recover the delayed construction costs attributable to the utility companies.

Carried 2008-147

ETP-B3. Consulting Services for Detailed Design and Contract Administration for Regional Road 19 (Winston Churchill Boulevard), Capital Projects 04-4020 and 06-4015, Document 2007-755P – City of Brampton, Ward 6

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the contract (Document 2007-755P) for detailed design and contract administration for Regional Road 19 (Winston Churchill Boulevard) road improvements be awarded to Triton Engineering Services Limited, in the estimated amount of $1,697,400 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 04-4020 ($1,516,400) and 06-4015 ($181,000) in accordance with Purchasing By-law 37-2007.

Carried 2008-148


ETP-C. COMMUNICATIONS

ETP-C1. Susan Self, Chair, CTC Source Protection Committee, Letter dated January 16, 2008, Advising of the Notice of Commencement of the Terms of Reference in the CTC Source Protection Region Pursuant to the Clean Water Act, 2006 and Ontario Regulation 287-07

Referred to Environment, Transportation and Planning Services 2008-149

See also Resolution 2008-152

ETP-C2. Dr. Rob McLaughlin, President and Chair of the Board, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (RAWF) Association, Letter dated January 2008, Advising that Member Organizations May Appoint One Member to the RAWF Association’s Board of Governors for 2008 and Requesting that the Appointment be Finalized Prior to the April 9, 2008 RAWF Association Annual General Meeting

Referred to Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group 2008-150

ETP-C3. Denis Kelly, Regional Clerk, Region of York, Letter dated January 25, 2008, Providing a Copy of a Region of York Recommendation and a Report titled “Smart Commute Initiative – Transition to the Greater Toronto Transportation Authority (Metrolinx)”

Received 2008-151

ETP-C4. Karen Hortopan, Communications Administration Coordinator, CTC Region, Email dated January 25, 2008, Regarding the CTC Source Protection Committee Meeting Schedule for January to August 2008

Received 2008-152

See also Resolution 2008-149


ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH
Chaired by Councillor E. Adams

HE-A. PUBLIC HEALTH

HE-A1. Additional Resources for Peel Case Management Program

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the Commissioner of Health Services be authorized to execute a service agreement with the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) whereby MCYS would fully fund up to $150,000 in 2008 for the Peel Case Management Program;

And further, that the addition of 2.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) employees to implement the program expansion, fully funded by MCYS, be approved;

And further, that the 2008 Peel Public Health budget be adjusted to reflect the approved program costs and 100 per cent annualized MCYS funding.

Carried 2008-153

HE-A2. No Smoking in Vehicles with Children

Moved by Councillor McFadden,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the Regional Chair write to the Premier of Ontario and the Minister of Health Promotion requesting an amendment to the Smoke-Free Ontario Act to ban smoking in vehicles carrying children under 16 years of age.

Carried 2008-154

See also Resolution 2008-157


HE-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HE-B1. Donna A. Rubin, Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS), Open Letter dated December 4, 2007 to George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Informing of the Long Term Care Objectives to be Achieved Over the Next Four Years

Referred to Health Services 2008-155

HE-B2. George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated December 14, 2007, Advising of a Funding Increase to the 2008 Planned Grant Funding to Assist in Strengthening the Land Ambulance Services

Received 2008-156

HE-B3. Charles Gardner, Medical Officer of Health, Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, Letter dated January 21, 2008 to George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Advising of the Passing of Resolution 08-01 in Support of Bill 11, which Provides Protection to Children under 16 Years of Age from Secondhand Smoke in Personal Motor Vehicles

Received 2008-157

See also Resolution 2008-154


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES
Chaired by Councillor P. Mullin

HS-A. HOUSING

HS-A1. Peel's Transitional Housing Initiative - Angela's Place

Received 2008-158

HS-A2. Peel's Transitional Housing Initiative – Peel Youth Village

Received 2008-159


HS-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-B1. Rick Williams, Commissioner of Community Services, The District Municipality of Muskoka, Letter dated January 7, 2008, Advising that The District Municipality of Muskoka has Endorsed the Region of Peel Resolution Regarding Social Housing Financing (Resolution 2007-1118)

Received 2008-160

HS-B2. Communiqué: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated January 16, 2008, Providing the Findings of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Report which Indicates that Affordable Housing is Still Scarce in Canadian Cities

Received 2008-161

HS-B3. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated January 23, 2008, Advising that AMO Supports the Position of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) in Calling for Intergovernmental Action on Housing and Homelessness

Received 2008-162

Additional Item

Phasing out Social Housing (Oral)

Received 2008-163

Councillor Parrish enquired if a comparative study of privately managed non-profit housing providers versus publicly managed providers, has been undertaken in the Region of Peel, noting that the City of Toronto is conducting such a review in the areas of quality and resident satisfaction.

Keith Ward, Commissioner of Human Services, advised that the Region of Peel had considered such a review, and that a consultant retained by the Region had recommended that clear, standard performance measurements be developed to ensure consistent comparisons.

Councillor Parrish advised that she would prepare a motion for consideration at the next General Committee meeting requesting that a comparative study of the management of social housing be undertaken.

Councillor Mullin requested that the Commissioner of Human Services report to the next General Committee meeting on the detailed standard performance measures that have been developed for conducting comparative studies with respect to the quality and satisfaction of residents living in social housing units in Peel.


8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 20-2008: A by-law to provide for the Regional Corporation’s consent to permit an encroachment onto parts of Regional Road 17 (Cawthra Road) in the City of Mississauga.

By-law 21-2008: A by-law to authorize the construction of a Sanitary Sewer on Gordon Drive in the City of Mississauga, and undertake such work as a local improvement.

By-law 23-2008: A by-law to delegate to each lower-tier municipality the authority to pass a by-law establishing tax ratios and setting out a method by which the portion of Regional levies that will be raised in each lower-tier municipality can be determined.

By-law 24-2008: A by-law to authorize the Regional Chair and the Chief Financial Officer to execute a Letter of Agreement between the Province of Ontario and the Regional Municipality of Peel related to funding provided by the Province of Ontario to the Regional Municipality of Peel under the Dedicated Gas Tax Funds for Public Transportation Program for 2007/2008.

By-law 25-2008: A by-law to authorize the submission of an application to the Ontario Infrastructure Projects Corporation (“OIPC”) for funding from the Municipal Infrastructure Investment Initiative for a new eligible capital project of The Regional Municipality of Peel (the “Regional Corporation”), and to approve the expenditure of funds on said eligible capital project.

Moved by Councillor Parrish,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 20-2008, 21-2008, and By-laws to 23-2008 to 25-2008 inclusive, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2008-164

See also Resolutions 2008-111 to 2008-113 inclusive and 2008-115


9. OTHER BUSINESS - Nil


10. NOTICES OF MOTION - Nil


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

At 10:33 a.m., in accordance with section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, a motion was placed, and was carried, to move into closed session to consider the following subject matters:

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That Council proceed “In Camera” to consider Council reports relating to the following:

a) Appeal by Danlauton Holdings Limited Against the City of Vaughan's Failure to Adopt a Proposed Official Plan Amendment (Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting a municipality or local board)

b) Application for Approval to Expropriate Lands, Regional Road 6 (Queen Street) Widening, Chinguacousy Road to Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) - City of Brampton, Ward 6 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

c) Proposed Property Acquisition, Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) Widening from Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) to Clark Boulevard - City of Brampton, Ward 3 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

d) Payment of Compensation for the Expropriation of Lands, Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive), Highway 410 to Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road), Phase 1B Yellow Brick Road/Sunforest Drive to Fletcher's Creek - City of Brampton, Wards 1, 2, 5 and 6 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

e) Greenlands Securement Project - 2008 Project Proposals (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Carried 2008-165

See also Resolution 2008-106


Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That Council proceed out of closed session.

Carried 2008-166

Council moved out of closed session at 10:49 a.m.

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the recommendations contained within the confidential reports related to Items 11a to 11d inclusive, listed on the February 14, 2008 Regional Council meeting agenda, be approved, and become public upon adoption;

And further, that In Camera direction be provided to staff in regard to Item 11e, in accordance with Section 239 of the Municipal Act.


Carried 2008-167

Staff Reports

a) Appeal by Danlauton Holdings Limited Against the City of Vaughan's Failure to Adopt a Proposed Official Plan Amendment (Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting a municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Parrish;

That staff be authorized to attend the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Hearing to oppose the appeal made by Danlauton Holdings Limited against the City of Vaughan’s failure to adopt an Official Plan Amendment to permit highway commercial uses and a construction and demolition waste recycling operation on the east side of Highway 50 (Regional Road 50) in the City of Vaughan - File Number OP.99.014V;

And further, that a copy of the joint report of the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, and the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated January 21, 2008, titled “Appeal by Danlauton Holdings Limited against the City of Vaughan’s Failure to Adopt a Proposed Official Plan Amendment (Litigation or Potential Litigation, Including Matters Before Administrative Tribunals, Affecting a Municipality or Local Board)”, be forwarded to the City of Brampton, the Regional Municipality of York and the City of Vaughan;

And further, that the subject report be made available to the public upon its approval by Regional Council;

And further, that the funds be provided from Capital Project 07-7750, Regional Official Plan Implementation and Protection.

Carried 2008-168

b) Application for Approval to Expropriate Lands, Regional Road 6 (Queen Street) Widening, Chinguacousy Road to Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) - City of Brampton, Ward 6 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Gibson,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That a by-law be enacted authorizing and directing that the following steps be taken with respect to the expropriation of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 5, Concession 4 West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1 and 2 on Reference Plan 43R-8685 for the purpose of widening Queen Street and works ancillary thereto;

(a) approval of the expropriation;
(b) execution of a Certificate of Approval;
(c) registration of a plan of expropriation;
(d) service of the Notice of Expropriation;
(e) preparation of an appraisal report of the market value of the lands, damages for injurious affection, and other compensation;
(f) service upon the registered owners of offers in full compensation and offers for immediate payment of 100 percent of the market value in accordance with s.25 of the Expropriations Act, together with the appraisal report;
(g) service of Notice of Possession and delivery of Notice of Election form; and
(h) any actions required to secure access for environmental testing prior to the possession date.

Carried 2008-169

See also Resolution 2008-173

c) Proposed Property Acquisition, Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) Widening from Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) to Clark Boulevard - City of Brampton, Ward 3 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That The Regional Municipality of Peel, as Purchaser, enter into an agreement with Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited, as Vendor, for the purchase of fee simple lands described as Part of Block A, Registered Plan 676, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-31229 and a temporary easement interest in the lands described as Block A, Registered Plan 676, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 2 on Reference Plan 43R-31229;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be provided from Environment, Transportation and Planning Services Project 06-4020.

Carried 2008-170

d) Payment of Compensation for the Expropriation of Lands, Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive), Highway 410 to Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road), Phase 1B Yellow Brick Road/Sunforest Drive to Fletcher's Creek - City of Brampton, Wards 1, 2, 5 and 6 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That The Regional Municipality of Peel enter into a Final Compensation Agreement and Full and Final Release with TRI-CAV Investments Limited for payment of $73,557.72, plus interest costs estimated to be approximately $5,100 in accordance with the terms of the Agreement in exchange for a full and final release of all claims arising from the expropriation of fee simple lands described as Part of Lot 11, Concession 1 West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 10 and 11 on Expropriation Plan PR836030;

And further, that the funds be provided from Environment, Transportation and Planning Services Project 02-4090.

Carried 2008-171

Additional Item – Item 11e):

e) Greenlands Securement Project - 2008 Project Proposals (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That direction given “In Camera” to the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services be approved, and voted upon in accordance with Section 239(6) (b) of the Municipal Act, 2001.

Carried 2008-172

See also Resolution 2008-106

11A. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA MATTERS

Three Readings

By-law 18-2008: A by-law to approve the expropriation of land being Part of Lot 5, Concession 4 West of Hurontario Street, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1 and 2 on Reference Plan 43R-8685 and the taking of all steps necessary to obtain the possession of those lands.

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the by-law relating to In Camera Item 11b, being By-law 18-2008, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2008-173

See also Resolution 2008-169


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That By-law 26-2008 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on February 14, 2008, and to authorize the execution of documents in accordance with the Region's by-laws relating thereto, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2008-174


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 10:50 a.m.

 

 

 

C. Gravlev
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Regional Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair