March 6 , 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. Reports
  7.1a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2008-3) meeting held on February 28, 2008
 
  7.2a) Staff Reports
8. By-laws
9. Other Business
10. Notices of Motion
11. In Camera Matters
  11.1a) February 14, 2008 Closed Session Minutes
  11.2a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2008-3) meeting held on February 28, 2008
  11.3a Staff Reports
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
March 6, 2008

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:36 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Groves recited the prayer.

Members:

E. Adams* , G. Carlson, F. Dale, G. Gibson, A. Groves, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, S. McFadden, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, C. Parrish, R. Paterak, M. Prentice, P. Saito, J. Sanderson, J. Sprovieri, A. Thompson, R. Whitehead

Members Absent:

C. Corbasson, due to vacation; S. Fennell, due to other municipal business; H. McCallion, due to other municipal business; G. Miles, due to vacation; P. Palleschi, due to vacation

Also Present:

D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; L.  Nashman, 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; C. Clubine, Acting Commissioner of Health Services; Dr. D. Mowat, Medical Officer of Health; C. Gravlev, Regional Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist

   

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* See text for arrivals
¨See text for departures


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) February 14 , 2008 Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Sprovieri,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on February 14, 2008 be approved.

Carried 2008-175

See also Resolution 2008-245


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the agenda for the March 6, 2008 Regional Council meeting be amended to include an In Camera report from the Commissioners of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services and Employee and Business Services, dated March 4, 2008, titled “Expropriation Proceedings (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)”, to be dealt with under In Camera Matters as item 11-3a);

And further, that the agenda for the March 6, 2007 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2007-176

See also Resolution 2008-249


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) The Honourable Steven W. Mahoney, Chair, Workplace Safety & Insurance Board, Regarding the Community Workplace Health and Safety Charter

Received 2007-177

See also Resolutions 2008-178, 2008-190 and 2008-208

Steve Mahoney, Chair, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) advised that the WSIB offices in Toronto receive an average of 40 claims per hour, 24 hours a day, seven days a week for an average of approximately 360,000 claims every year. In addition, there are approximately 100 fatalities per year involving workplace accidents, for an average of two job-related fatalities per week in Ontario.

Steve Mahoney requested that Regional Council join the WSIB Campaign “On the Road to Zero” to help eliminate accidents in the workplace by endorsing the Community Workplace Health and Safety Charter and displaying the Charter prominently in Regional facilities.

Councillor Morrison commended the WSIB ad campaign, noting that the ads are appealing to younger audiences. She further congratulated the WSIB for establishing a committee that promotes road safety and recognizes the potential hazards associated with work related travel.

Items Related to Staff Reports – Item 7-2a was dealt with.

7. REPORTS

2. Staff Report

a) Community Workplace Health and Safety Charter – Amended Report

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Parrish;

That the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Workplace Health and Safety Charter be endorsed by Regional Council;

And further, that an official signing of the Charter by the Regional Chair occur at the March 6, 2008, meeting of Regional Council.

Carried 2008-178

See also Resolutions 2008-177, 2008-190 and 2008-208


6. COMMUNICATIONS - Nil


7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2008-3) meeting held on February 28, 2008


B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-29-2008:

That the agenda for the February 28, 2008, General Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2008-179


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair; David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; and Paul Tetzlaff, Deputy Chief, Peel Regional Police, Presenting a Cheque for $371,523 on behalf of the 2007 Region of Peel and Peel Regional Police Employees' United Way Campaigns to Shelley White, Chief Executive Officer, Campaign Manager, United Way of Peel Region

Received 2008-180

See also Resolution 2008-198

D2. Jim Grieve, Director, Peel District School Board and Elena Di Battista, Director, Success by Six Peel, Informing Regional Council of the Collaborative “Learning in Our Neighbourhoods Strategy” (LIONS) Mobile Early Learning and Child Development Programs for High Growth Areas of Peel

Received 2008-181

See also Resolution 2008-182

Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-B1 was dealt with.

HS-B. CHILDREN’S SERVICES

HS-B1. Learning in our Neighbourhoods Strategy - Mobile Early Learning Hubs

RECOMMENDATION GC-30-2008:

That the Region of Peel enter into a partnership with Success by Six Peel and the Ontario Early Years Centres serving Brampton Wards 6 and 10, to provide mobile early learning programs in underserved, new growth neighbourhoods;

And further, that staff purchase, retrofit and maintain two recreational vehicles in accordance with Purchasing By-law 37-2007 to be used as Early Learning Mobile Centres;

And further, that the additional $2.4 million for Capital Project 07-0310 to fund the mobile early learning centres and the increased costs of the Peel District School Board (PDSB) Best Start Child Care Centres, funded from the Best Start Reserve R1258, be approved;

And further, that the Commissioner of Human Services and General Manager of Peel Living and the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor be authorized to develop and execute the necessary agreements to clarify roles, responsibilities, and risk management on behalf of all parties.

Approved 2008-182

See also Resolution 2008-181

D3. Janet Menard, Executive Director, Human Services Transition and Integration, Providing Information Regarding Federal Employment Insurance Policies

Received 2008-183

See also Resolution 2008-184

Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-A1 was dealt with.

HS-A. DEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. The Employment Insurance Program in Canada

RECOMMENDATION GC-31-2008:

That the Regional Chair write to the Federal Minister of Human Resources and Social Development urging them to pay close attention to the recommendations of the many recent published reports on the Employment Insurance system during the federal government’s review of Employment Insurance as promised in the October 2007 throne speech;

And further, that the Regional Chair, informed by staff monitoring the progress of the promised review of Employment Insurance by the federal government, consult with the Chair of the Human Services Committee and the Chair of the Government Relations Committee to develop additional advocacy measures.

Approved 2008-184

See also Resolution 2008-183

 

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. DEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. The Employment Insurance Program in Canada

This item was dealt with under Resoluton 2008-184

See also Resolution 2008-183

HS-A2. Peel Immigration Research Funding

RECOMMENDATION GC-32-2008:

That the Region of Peel enter into an agreement with Citizenship and Immigration Canada to prepare research in support of successful integration of immigrants in Peel in support of Regional human services planning and the Peel Newcomer Strategy Group;

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

And further, that Capital Project 08-0190, called “Immigration Project Research” in the amount of $138,000 fully funded from the Citizenship and Immigration Canada funding, be established.

Approved 2008-185

See also Resolutions 2008-186 and 2008-189

HS-A3. Federal Funding of Peel Newcomer Strategy Group

Received 2008-186

See also Resolutions 2008-185 and 2008-189


HS-B. CHILDREN’S SERVICES

HS-B1. Learning in our Neighbourhoods Strategy - Mobile Early Learning Hubs

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-182

See also Resolution 2008-181


HS-C. HOUSING

HS-C1. Approval to Govern Funding Under the Federal Homelessness Partnering Strategy

RECOMMENDATION GC-33-2008:

That the duly authorized signing officers of the Regional Corporation be authorized to execute an agreement and all other necessary documents required for the provision of the federal Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) in the amount of $1,874,020 in accordance with the HPS program requirements;

And further, that the revised 2007-2009 Community Plan formatted to meet the requirements under the Homelessness Partnering Strategy, to address issues of homelessness in the Region of Peel, be approved;

And further, that the Commissioner of Human Services and General Manager of Peel Living be authorized to utilize Federal Homelessness Partnering Strategy funding to pursue the established local priorities according to the Community Plan.

Approved 2008-187


HS-D. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-D1. Communiqué: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated January 23, 2008, Announcing the Release of a National Action Plan to End Homelessness and Deliver Affordable Housing.

Received 2008-188

HS-D2. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 8, 2008, Advising of the Canada and Ontario Call for Proposals on Local Immigration Partnerships.

Received 2008-189

See also Resolutions 2008-185 and 2008-186

 

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

MA-A1. Community Workplace Health and Safety Charter

RECOMMENDATION GC-34-2008:

That the report of the Commissioner of Employee and Business Services, the Commissioner of Health Services and the Medical Officer of Health, dated January 22, 2008, titled “Community Workplace Health and Safety Charter”, be amended to include additional information highlighting Regional involvement in a number of programs including road safety, the Peel Youth Violence Prevention Network, Safe Cities and a number of other safe workplace programs;

And further, that the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Workplace Health and Safety Charter be endorsed;

And further, that an official signing of the Workplace Health and Safety Charter by the Regional Chair occur at a future meeting of Regional Council.

Approved 2008-190

See also Resolutions 2008-177, 2008-178 and 2008-208


MA-B. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

MA-B1. Transfer of Region of Peel Federal Gas Tax Allocation - 2008

RECOMMENDATION GC-35-2008:

That $9,784,010.71 in federal gas tax allocation received by the Region of Peel in 2008 be transferred to the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon based on the allocation method identified in the report from the Chief Financial Officer, dated February 7, 2008, titled “Transfer of Region of Peel Federal Gas Tax Allocation – 2008”;

And further, that staff be directed to report to Regional Council when the 2006 census population undercount is made available by Statistics Canada advising of the impact on the federal gas tax amounts transferred to each of the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon from the Region of Peel;

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

Approved 2008-191

See also Resolutions 2008-213, 2008-215 and 2008-241

MA-B2. GO Transit 2007/08 and 2008/09 Growth Capital Plan Liability

Received 2008-192

MA-B3. Credit Valley Conservation Authority Expansion Project – Financing

Referred back for further consultation and assistance from Regional staff with project review and costing 2008-193


MA-C. CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-C1. Appointment of an Investigator of Complaints Regarding Closed Meetings of Regional Council and its Committees (Sections 239.1 and 239.2 of the Municipal Act, 2001); Administrative Fee Upon Requesting an Investigation

RECOMMENDATION GC-36-2008:

That a fee in the amount of $170 be paid by a person who makes a complaint under section 239.1 of the Municipal Act, 2001, that Regional Council or a Committee of Council has not complied with section 239.1 of the Act or the Procedural By-law 57-2006, as amended, in respect of a meeting or part of a meeting that was closed to the public;

And further, that the said fee be refunded in full to the person who has made a complaint, if after making an investigation, the person appointed to investigate the complaint is of the opinion that the meeting or part of the meeting that is the subject matter of the investigation appears to have been closed to the public contrary to section 239.1 of the Municipal Act, 2001, or the Procedural By-law 57-2006, as amended;

And further, that the Fees By-law 43-2002, as amended, be further amended to include such administrative fee.

Approved 2008-194

See also 2008-241

RESOLUTION 2008-194 AMENDED BY 2016-501

MA-C2. Council Chamber Technology Replacement

Received 2008-195

See also Resolution 2008-196

RECOMMENDATION GC-37-2008:

That the 2008 Regional Council and Committee schedule be amended to cancel the Regional Council meeting scheduled for August 7, 2008 in order to facilitate Council Chamber system upgrades, as outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated January 30, 2008 and titled “Council Chamber Technology Replacement”.

Approved 2008-196

See also Resolution 2008-195


MA-D. EMPLOYEE AND BUSINESS SERVICES

MA-D1. Participation in Earth Hour Campaign

RECOMMENDATION GC-38-2008:

That participation of the Region of Peel in the global Earth Hour 2008 Campaign on March 29, 2008, be approved.

Approved 2008-197

See also Resolution 2008-212


MA-E. EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-E1. 2007 Region of Peel Employees’ United Way Campaign

Received 2008-198

See also Resolution 2008-180

MA-E2. Peel Region Residents’ Attitudes Toward the Region of Peel

Received 2008-199

MA-E3. Report of the Government Relations Committee (GRC-2008-2) meeting held on February 21, 2008

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GRC-2-2008:

That the agenda for the February 21, 2008, Government Relations Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2008-200


3. REPORTS

a) Review of Action Items Arising from the Minutes of the Government Relations Committee (GRC) meeting held on January 24, 2008 (Oral)

Received 2008-201

b) Government Relations Strategy including Proposed Priority Issues (Oral)
Presentation by Bob Richardson, President, The Devon Group

Received 2008-202

c) Approach for Interaction between Government Relations Committee (GRC) and Other Committees of Council (Oral)
Discussion led by Carolyn Parrish, Chair, Government Relations Committee

Received 2008-203

d) Mechanism to Keep the Government Relations Committee Informed of Other Government Relations Activities (Oral)
Discussion led by Curry Clifford, Director, Strategic Initiatives, Executive Office

Received 2008-204

e) Proposed Workplan Budget

Received 2008-205

See also Resolutions 2008-206 and 2008-207

f) Proposed Government Relations Committee Recommendations to Regional Council (Oral)
Discussion led by Carolyn Parrish, Chair, Government Relations Committee

Received 2008-206

See also Resolution 2008-207

RECOMMENDATION GRC-3-2008:

That, in order to fulfill its mandate, the function of the Government Relations Committee be to assist other Committees of Regional Council in their efforts to improve funding and public policy for needed programs and services in Peel;

And further, that the Government Relations Committee focus its advocacy efforts in 2008 on the following three Human Services issues:

1. reducing/eliminating provincial downloading of human services costs to municipalities;
2. enhancement of newcomer/immigration supports; and
3. development of a growth-based funding formula for programs and services for people who call Peel home.

And further, that Government Relations Committee activities be directed at building relationships with Peel MPPs, MPs and other stakeholders to support the efforts of Regional Council to advance key issues with the Province of Ontario and the Government of Canada, specifically targeting, for the next two to twelve months, paramedic and ambulance services, social housing shortages and adequate funding for New Canadian settlement;

And further, that subject to the recommendation of the Chief Financial Officer on the appropriate source of funding, a budget not to exceed $190,000 be approved to support the Government Relations Committee 2008 Workplan.

Approved 2008-207

See Resolutions 2008-205 and 2008-206


MA-F. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-F1. The Honourable Steven W. Mahoney, Chair, Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB), Letter dated November 27, 2007, Requesting to Appear before Regional Council to Present the Principles Supporting the Community Workplace Health and Safety Charter

Received 2008-208

See also Resolutions 2008-177, 2008-178 and 2008-190

MA-F2. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated January 29, 2008, Providing a Copy of the 2007 Annual Report on PPSB Activities

Received 2008-209

MA-F3. Sonya Pacheco, Legislative Coordinator, Clerk’s Office, City of Brampton, Letter dated February 1, 2008, Providing a Copy of a City of Brampton Recommendation (CW031-2008) and a Report titled “Ontario Auto Insurance Legislation”

Received 2008-210

MA-F4. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 5, 2008, Providing Highlights of the January 2008 AMO Board of Directors Meeting

Received 2008-211

MA-F5. Kathy Stranks, Manager, Chair and CAO’s Office, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated February 5, 2008, Attaching TRCA Resolution #A312/07 Approving its Participation in the 2008 Earth Hour on March 29, 2008

Received 2008-212

See also Resolution 2008-197

MA-F6. Communiqué: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated February 13, 2008, Calling on the Government of Canada to Include a Permanent Gas Tax Fund in the Next Federal Budget

Received 2008-213

See also Resolutions 2008-191 and 2008-215

MA-F7. Communiqué: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated February 14, 2008, Providing a Statement Released by the President of FCM, Gord Steeves, Explaining How the Statistics Canada Report Supported the Call for Long-Term Funding to Fix the Municipal Infrastructure Deficit

Received 2008-214

MA-F8. Communiqué: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated February 15, 2008, Applauding the Commitment from Stéphane Dion, Leader of the Opposition, to Make the Gas Tax Transfer Permanent and Invest a Portion of the Federal Surplus in Cities and Communities

Received 2008-215

See also Resolutions 2008-191, 2008-213 and 2008-216

MA-F9. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 19, 2008, Regarding the Federal Liberal Party Pledge to Provide New Funding for Municipalities to Eliminate Infrastructure Deficit

Received 2008-216

See also Resolution 2008-215


ITEMS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING

ETP-A. ENVIRONMENT

ETP-A1. Emergency Feedermain Construction on Erin Mills Parkway and Battleford Road, Capital Project 07-1336, Document 2007-877N – City of Mississauga, Wards 9 and 11

RECOMMENDATION GC-39-2008:

Whereas, in November 2007, Capital Project 07-1336 was established for emergency repairs on Erin Mills Parkway and Battleford Road and funded from Water unallocated Capital Project 07-1000;

And Whereas, the Water unallocated Capital Project 07-1000 was only able to fund the emergency repairs up to $500,000 (excluding applicable taxes) out of the total estimated cost of $1,300,000 (excluding applicable taxes) due to insufficient funding available;

And Whereas, the costs for emergency construction of the feedermain and pipeline assessment were $855,605 (excluding applicable taxes) and $47,095 (excluding applicable taxes), respectively, and the remaining amount was associated with internal charges and restoration work, totaling for $397,300;

Therefore be it resolved, that the budget for Capital Project 07-1336 for emergency repairs be increased from $500,000 (excluding applicable taxes) to $1,300,000 (excluding applicable taxes), financed from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve, R0241, in order to finance the work completed;

And further, that the contract (Document 2007-877N) for emergency construction of the feedermain be extended to Bennett Contracting Millgrove Ltd. by $355,605 for a new estimated amount of $855,605 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 37-2007;

And further, that the contract (Document 2007-877N) for pipeline assessment be awarded to Pressure Pipe Inspection Company in the estimated amount of $47,095 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 37-2007.

Approved 2008-217

ETP-A2. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2008-1) meeting held on February 14, 2008

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION WM-1-2008:

That the agenda for the February 14, 2008, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting, be approved.

Approved 2008-218


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management and Larry Conrad, Manager, Waste Operations, Regarding the Installation of a Gore Cover System at the Peel Curing Facility, Town of Caledon, Ward 2

Received 2008-219

See also Resolutions 2008-220 and 2008-221

RECOMMENDATION WMSC-2-2008:

That the report of the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, dated January 22, 2008, titled “Installation of a Gore Cover System at the Peel Curing Facility, Town of Caledon, Ward 2” listed as Item ETP-A1 on the February 14, 2008 Regional Council agenda, be referred to a future Waste Management Subcommittee meeting;

And further, that staff prepare a comprehensive report, to include the following:

  • solid waste processing, recycling and composting program planning, including cost and environmental savings, to meet service demands in the Region of Peel over the next 25 to 30 years;
  • information on current program waste management facilities, including the Peel Curing Facility, and the potential for these sites to accommodate increased capacity resulting from continued population growth;
  • financial plan for any unforeseen circumstances that could compensate the lack of reserve funds and how the money may be recovered by the Region when the reserve funds for facility management has been depleted;
  • possibility of lowering the compost system cost by getting more than $10 per tonne in revenue by enhancing the marketing strategy of the Region for the compost products; and
  • use the Gore Cover System as a primary composting system;

And further, that staff report back on the feasibility of establishing a pilot project to evaluate the performance of the Gore Cover System.

Approved 2008-220

See also Resolutions 2008-219 and 2008-221

b) Giovanni Merenda, Landowner, Town of Caledon, Ward 2, Regarding the Installation of a Gore Cover System at the Peel Curing Facility, Town of Caledon, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION WMSC-3-2008:

That the delegation of Giovanni Merenda be referred to a future Waste Management Subcommittee meeting, at which the Gore Cover System is to be considered.

Approved 2008-221

See also Resolutions 2008-219 and 2008-220

ETP-A3. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2008-2) meeting held on February 21, 2008

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION WM-4-2008:

That the agenda for the February 21, 2008, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be amended to include a motion regarding the establishment of the Waste Management Communications Strategy Advisory Group, in relation to Delegations/Presentations – Item 3a;

And further, that the agenda for the February 21, 2008, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2008-222

See also Resolutions 2008-219 and 2008-223


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management and Annette Geldbert, Acting Senior Public Affairs Associate for Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, Providing an Update on the Waste Management Communications Strategy - Councillor Advisory Group

Received 2008-223

RECOMMENDATION WM-5-2008:

That a Waste Management Communications Strategy Advisory Group, comprised of interested members of the Waste Management Subcommittee identified as: Councillors Saito, Sanderson and Thompson, be established and include the following Region of Peel staff:

• Director, Waste Management;
• Manager, Waste Planning;
• Supervisor, Waste Planning;
• Technical Analyst, Waste Planning;
• Acting Senior Public Affairs Associate for Environment, Transportation and Planning Services; and
• Public Affairs Associate for Waste Management.

Approved 2008-224

See also Resolutions 2008-222


4. REPORTS

a) Recycling Plastics at the Material Recycling Facility

Received 2008-225

b) Cart Based Collection Program Roll-Out Schedule for Business Improvement Areas

RECOMMENDATION WM-6-2008:

That a cart-based waste collection program for the Clarkson, Streetsville and Bolton Business Improvement Areas, at a total cost of $54,000 (excluding applicable taxes), be approved.

Approved 2008-226

c) Program Update - Organics Recycling

Received 2008-227

d) Summary of 2007 Environment Day Events and Proposed 2008 Conservation Days

RECOMMENDATION WM-7-2008:

That two Conservation Days be held in the spring of 2008;

And further, that these events only collect household hazardous waste, reusable goods, scrap electronics and confidential fine paper for shredding;

And further, that these events promote and sell backyard composters, blue boxes, green carts, rain barrels and water efficiency kits.

Approved 2008-228


ETP-B. TRANSPORTATION

ETP-B1. Eastbound to Westbound U-Turn Prohibition, Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue East) at a Private Access Located 215 Metres (705 Feet) East of the Highway 410 Northbound Off Ramp – City of Brampton, Ward 3

RECOMMENDATION GC-40-2008:

That a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 57-2005 with respect to implementing an eastbound to westbound U-turn prohibition on Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue East) at the private access located 215 metres (705 feet) east of the Highway 410 northbound off ramp;

And further, that the Peel Regional Police be advised.

Approved 2008-229

See also Resolution 2008-241

ETP-B2. Stopping Prohibition, Regional Road 50 (Highway 50), 300 Metres (984 Feet) South of Ebenezer Road to 300 Metres (984 Feet) North of Cottrelle Parkway/Langstaff Road – City of Brampton, Ward 10

RECOMMENDATION GC-41-2008:

That a by-law be enacted to implement a stopping prohibition on both sides of Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) from 300 metres (984 feet) north of Cottrelle Parkway/Langstaff Road to 300 metres (984 feet) south of Ebenezer Road at anytime;

And further, that the Peel Regional Police and City of Brampton By-law Enforcement staff be advised.

Approved 2008-230

See also Resolution 2008-241

ETP-B3. Northbound Dual Left Turn Lane Designation, Regional Road 7 (Airport Road) at Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) – City of Brampton, Wards 7, 8 and 10

RECOMMENDATION GC-42-2008:

That a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 57-2005 with respect to implementing a northbound dual left turn lane designation at the intersection of Regional Road 7 (Airport Road) and Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East);

And further, that the Peel Regional Police be advised.

Approved 2008-231

See also Resolution 2008-241

ETP-B4. Accessible Transportation Fare Increase and Introduction of Monthly Pass

RECOMMENDATION GC-43-2008:

That the Accessible Transportation (TransHelp) fare be increased from $2.50 to $2.75 effective April 1, 2008;

And further, that a Monthly Pass of $99.00 be introduced to the Clients of Accessible Transportation programs to take effect on April 1, 2008;

And further, that the Fees By-law be amended to include the user fees outlined in Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, dated February 11, 2008, titled “Accessible Transportation Fare Increase and Introduction of Monthly Pass”;

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

Approved 2008-232

See also Resolution 2008-241

Items ETP-D1 to ETP-D4 inclusive, were dealt with.

ETP-D. TRANSPORTATION

ETP-D1. Maureen Pogue, Executive Assistant, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), Letter dated January 25, 2008, Requesting that the Natural Heritage Systems Approach be Accommodated in the Region of Peel Official Plan Review

Referred to Environment, Transportation and Planning Services 2008-233

ETP-D2. Kathryn Ironmonger, Clerk, Town of Erin, Letter dated January 28, 2008, Providing a Copy of a Town of Erin Water Department Report titled “CVC Management Strategy Staff Update” and Encouraging Participating Partner Municipalities to Consider the Concerns Raised by Erin

Referred to Environment, Transportation and Planning Services 2008-234

ETP-D3. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated February 1, 2008, Providing a Copy of a City of Brampton Recommendation (PDD008-2008) and Report titled “Solmar Development Corporation’s Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment to Update Population, Household and Employment Forecasts”

Referred to Environment, Transportation and Planning Services 2008-235

ETP-D4. Sybil Fernandes, Deputy City Clerk, City of Vaughan, Letter dated February 15, 2008, Providing a Copy of a City of Vaughan Resolution and an Extract from the City of Vaughan Council Meeting Minutes held on February 11, 2008 Regarding Enhancing Public Transit Options in West Vaughan

Received 2008-236


ETP-C. PLANNING

ETP-C1. Highlights from the 2006 Census and Peel Data Centre Update
    Presentation by Arvin Prasad, Director, Planning, Policy and Research and Sarah Cannon, Planner, Transportation and Planning Services

Received 2008-237


ETP-D. COMMUNICATIONS

ETP-D1. Maureen Pogue, Executive Assistant, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), Letter dated January 25, 2008, Requesting that the Natural Heritage Systems Approach be Accommodated in the Region of Peel Official Plan Review

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-233

ETP-D2. Kathryn Ironmonger, Clerk, Town of Erin, Letter dated January 28, 2008, Providing a Copy of a Town of Erin Water Department Report titled “CVC Management Strategy Staff Update” and Encouraging Participating Partner Municipalities to Consider the Concerns Raised by Erin

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-234

ETP-D3. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated February 1, 2008, Providing a Copy of a City of Brampton Recommendation (PDD008-2008) and Report titled “Solmar Development Corporation’s Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment to Update Population, Household and Employment Forecasts”

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-235

ETP-D4. Sybil Fernandes, Deputy City Clerk, City of Vaughan, Letter dated February 15, 2008, Providing a Copy of a City of Vaughan Resolution and an Extract from the City of Vaughan Council Meeting Minutes held on February 11, 2008 Regarding Enhancing Public Transit Options in West Vaughan

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-236

 
ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH

HE-A. LONG-TERM CARE

HE-A1. Medical Services in Long Term Care

Received 2008-238


HE-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HE-B1. News Release and Related Backgrounder: From Peel Children’s Centre, dated January 28, 2008, Announcing “Children in Peel with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder to Receive Coordinated Community Support Thanks to Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant”

Received 2008-239


F. OTHER BUSINESS

 Additional Item – Item F1:

  1.   Update on the Retail Business Holidays Act (RBHA) (Oral)

 Received 2008- 240

 

2. Staff Reports

b) Community Workplace Health and Safety Charter – Amended Report

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008- 178

 

8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 22-2008: A by-law to allocate federal gas tax revenue funds to the City of Brampton, the City of Mississauga and the Town of Caledon for the year 2008.

By-law 27-2008: A by-law to amend By-law 43-2002 titled the “Fees By-law”.

By-law 28-2008: A by-law to designate dual northbound left turn lanes at the intersection of Regional Road 7 (Airport Road) and Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) 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.

By-law 29-2008: A by-law to designate a stopping prohibition on Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) from 300 metres and south of Ebenezer Road and 300 metres north of Cottrelle Parkway/Langstaff Road 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.

By-law 30-2008: A by-law to prohibit eastbound to westbound U-turns on Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue East) at private access 215 metres east of the Highway 410 northbound off ramp 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.

By-law 33-2008: A by-law to amend By-law 43-2002 titled the “Fees By-law”.

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 22-2008, 27-2008 to 30-2008 inclusive and By-law 33-2008, 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 2008-241

See also Resolutions 2008-191, 2008-194, 2008-229 to 2008-232 inclusive

Councillor Adams arrived at 9:56 a.m.


9. OTHER BUSINESS - Nil


10. NOTICES OF MOTION - Nil


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

At 9:58 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 matter:

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Whitehead;

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

• Expropriation Proceedings (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Carried 2008-242

See also Resolutions 2008-244 and 2008-249

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That Council proceed out of “In Camera”.

Carried 2008-243

Council moved out of closed session at 10:05 a.m.

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That the recommendation contained within the confidential report related to Item 11-3a be approved and become public upon adoption.

Carried 2008-244

See also Resolutions 2008-242 and 2008-249

1. Approval of Minutes

a) February 14, 2008 Closed Session Minutes

Received 2008-245

See also Resolution 2008-175

2. General Committee

a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2008-3) meeting held on February 28, 2008

G1. Payment of Compensation for the Expropriation of Lands, Webb Drive Sanitary Trunk Sewer, Project 04-2122 – City of Mississauga, Ward 7 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

RECOMMENDATION GC-45-2008:

That compensation and costs in the amount of $193,000 be paid to 2044274 Ontario Limited, in accordance with the terms of a Full and Final Release Agreement in exchange for a full and final release of all claims arising from the expropriation of the permanent easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 1 North of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 2 and 4 on Expropriation Plan PR962127 and for the expropriation of the temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 17, Concession 1 North of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1 and 3 on Expropriation Plan PR962127;

And further, that the funds be provided from Environment, Transportation and Planning Services Project 04-2122.

Approved 2008-246

G2. Expropriation Proceedings, Regional Road 9 (King Street) and Coleraine Drive Intersection Realignment – Town of Caledon, Ward 5 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

RECOMMENDATION GC-46-2008:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the King Street and Coleraine Drive intersection realignment, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 9, Concession 6, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Albion), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-20104;

And further, that the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

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

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Approval to Expropriate Land, the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2008-247

See also Resolution 2008-250

RECOMMENDATION GC-47-2008:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the King Street and Coleraine Drive intersection realignment, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of the Road Allowance between Concession 5 and 6 closed by By-law VS255337 and Part of Lot 9, Concession 6, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Albion), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 2 on Reference Plan 43R-20104;

And further, that the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

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

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Approval to Expropriate Land, the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2008-248

See also Resolution 2008-250

Additional Item – Item 11-3a:

3. Staff Reports

a) Expropriation Proceedings – Payment of Compensation for the Expropriation of Lands, Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) from Highway 407 to North of Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) – City of Brampton, Ward 6 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That the Regional Municipality of Peel enter into a Final Compensation Agreement and Full and Final Release in a form satisfactory to the Regional Solicitor with Wonderland Farms Ltd, and all who have an interest in the expropriated lands for a full and final release of all claims arising from the expropriation of a fee simple interest in lands described as Parts 1, 2, 5, 6, 7 and 8 on the Plan of Expropriation registered as PR1415981 and a temporary easement interest for two years in lands described as Part 3 and 4 on the Plan of Expropriation registered as PR1415981;

And further, that the funds be financed from Capital Project 02-4020.

Carried 2008-249

See also Resolutions 2008-176, 2008-242 and 2008-249

11A. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA MATTERS

Three Readings

By-law 31-2008: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of the Road Allowance between Concession 5 and 6 closed by By-law VS255337 and Part of Lot 9, Concession 6 in the Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Albion), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 2 on Reference Plan 43R-20104.

By-law 32-2008: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 9, Concession 6 in the Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Albion), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-20104.

Moved by Councillor Groves,
Seconded by Councillor Gibson;

That the by-laws relating to In Camera Item 11-2a, being By-laws 31-2008 and 32-2008, 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 2008-250

See also Resolutions 2008-247 and 2008-248


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Adams;

That By-law 37-2008 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on March 6, 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 2008-251


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 10:08 a.m.

 

 

 

C. Gravlev
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Regional Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair