May 8 , 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-2008-6) meeting held on May 1, 2008
 
8. By-laws
9. Other Business
10. Notices of Motion
11. In Camera Matters
  11.1a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2008-6) meeting held on May 1, 2008
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
May 8, 2008

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


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor McFadden recited the prayer.

Members:

C. Corbasson, S. Fennell* , G. Gibson, A. Groves, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion*, S. McFadden, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, R. Paterak, M. Prentice, P. Saito, J. Sanderson, J. Sprovieri, R. Whitehead

Members Absent:

E. Adams , due to a personal matter; G. Carlson, due to other municipal business; F. Dale, due to other municipal business; P. Palleschi, due to vacation; C. Parrish, due to other municipal business; A. Thompson, due to other municipal business

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; J. Smith, 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) April 17 , 2008 Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on April 17, 2008 be approved.

Carried 2008- 507


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the agenda for the May 8, 2008 Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 2008- 508


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Shelagh Karstoff, Chair, Peel Children’s Charter of Rights Committee, Success By 6 Peel, Barry Van Dompseler, Teacher, Lancaster Public School, Peel District School Board, Prithvi Meduri, Jay Rabari, Grahi Desai and Nadira Suckoo, Grade 3 Students, Lancaster Public School, Presenting the Peel Children’s Charter of Rights Statement titled “The Right to Make Friends and Freely Meet in Groups”

Received 2008-509

Councillor McCallion arrived at 9:48 a.m.

Regional Chair Kolb commended staff and students of Lancaster Public School noting that their stories about the importance of making friends will help to teach others about the value of friendships.

Mayor McCallion noted that Lancaster Public School has been a major contributor in bringing the Malton community together and acknowledged the dedication of its teachers.

b) David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer and Laura Nashman, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services, Regarding the Contract for the Supply of a Corporate Telephone System and Services

Received 2008-510

See also Resolutions 2008-511, 2008-512, 2008-523 to 2008-528 inclusive and 2008-566

Councillor Fennell arrived at 10:06 a.m.

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That Deloitte be selected as the successful bidder to undertake the technical audit in relation to the contract for the supply of a Corporate Telephone System and Services.

Carried 2008-511

See also Resolutions 2008-510, 2008-512, 2008-523 to 2008-528 inclusive and 2008-566

Councillor McCallion requested that the minutes reflect her vote in the negative.

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That the Internal Auditor be directed to conduct a review of the procurement process in relation to the contract for the supply of the Corporate Telephone System and Services;

And further, that the review include questions raised by Members of Council with respect to the procurement process.

Carried 2008-512

See also Resolutions 2008-510, 2008-511, 2008-523 to 2008-528 inclusive and 2008-566


6. COMMUNICATIONS
- Nil


7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2008-6) meeting held on May 1, 2008

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That the report of the General Committee (GC-2008-6) meeting held on May 1, 2008 be amended to correct the wording on page 116, item D1, paragraph 3, “the technically preferred route” to read as “the City of Vaughan and Region of York position”;

And further, that the report of the General Committee (GC-2008-6) meeting held on May 1, 2008, be adopted, as amended.

Carried 2008-513


B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST – Nil


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-103-2008:

That the agenda for the May 1, 2008, General Committee meeting be amended to include a presentation by Laura Nashman, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services; regarding the procurement process with respect to the purchase of a Corporate telephone system and services;

And further, that the agenda for the May 1, 2008 General Committee meeting be amended to include a delegation by Terry Bacon, Sales Specialist - Major Bids, Mike Krumm, Sales Manager - Central Region and Kevin Watson, Senior Vice President - Unified Communications, MTS Allstream, regarding Resolution 2008-472 which awarded a contract for the purchase of Telephone System Hardware, Software and Associated Installation Services;

And further, that the agenda for the May 1, 2008 General Committee meeting be amended to include a delegation by Robert Stroud, President, Eclipse Technology Solutions Inc., regarding Resolution 2008-472 which awarded a contract for the purchase of Telephone System Hardware, Software and Associated Installation Services;

And further, that the agenda for the May 1, 2008 General Committee meeting be amended to include an item of communication from Bob Warburton, President, Smart IP Inc., dated April 30, 2008 regarding Resolution 2008-472, to be dealt with under Items Related to Management – Item MA-B9;

And further, that the agenda for the May 1, 2008 General Committee meeting be amended to include a motion to combine the May 22, 2008 General Committee meeting and the May 29, 2008 Regional Council meeting to accommodate Members of Regional Council attending the 2008 Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Conference, to be dealt with under Other Business – Item F2;

And further, that the agenda for the May 1, 2008, General Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2008-514

See also Resolutions 2008-524 to 2008-526 inclusive, 2008-566 and 2008-590

Items Related to Delegations/Presentations – Item D3 was dealt with.

D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D3. Laura Palmer Korn, Senior Vice President Operation, Employment and Community, YMCA of Greater Toronto Rachel Gray, Acting Director, National Initiatives and a Peel Youth Village Resident, Recognizing the Peel Youth Village Residential Program for Receiving the 2008 Eva’s Initiatives Award for Innovation

Received 2008-515

See also Resolution 2008-516

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

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-B. HOUSING

HS-B1. 2008 Eva’s Award for Innovation – Peel Youth Village – City of Mississauga, Ward 4

Received 2008-516

See also Resolution 2008-515

Items Related to Delegations/Presentations – Item D2 was dealt with.

D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D2. Sonia Tavares, Co-ordinator, Early Child Development and Karen Kovacs, Principal, St. John Fisher Elementary School, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, Providing Awareness to Members of Regional Council regarding the St. John Fisher Neighbourhood Learning Place Program which Promotes Healthy Early Childhood Development and School Readiness

Received 2008-517

See also Resolution 2008-518

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

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A1. St. John Fisher Neighbourhood Learning Place – City of Brampton, Wards 7 and 8

Received 2008-518

See also Resolution 2008-517


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Dean Kemper, Senior Project Manager, Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) and Michael Chiu, Senior Project Engineer, McCormick Rankin Corporation, Regarding the 427 Transportation Corridor Environmental Assessment

Received 2008-519

See also Resolutions 2008-520 to 2008-522 inclusive

RECOMMENDATION GC-104-2008:

That the presentation by Dean Kemper, Senior Project Engineer, Ministry of Transportation Ontario and Michael Chiu, Deputy Manager, Planning and Transportation, McCormick Rankin Corporation to the May 1, 2008 General Committee meeting be received with thanks;

And further, that the technically preferred route for the Highway 427 Extension (from Highway 7 to Rutherford Road) be endorsed;

And further, that Regional Council support the westerly alignment for the route north of Rutherford Road (to Major Mackenzie Drive);

And further, that in the event that the westerly route cannot be approved, that an alignment as far west of the central route be recommended;

And further, that staff be directed to consult with Ministry staff and relevant stakeholders and report back to a future General Committee meeting on the final recommended route;

And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the area municipalities for endorsement.

Approved 2008-520

See also Resolutions 2008-519, 2008-521 and 2008-522

RECOMMENDATION GC-105-2008:

Whereas there needs to be Ministry of Transportation (Ontario) (MTO) planning for the future northerly extension of Highway 427 to Highway 9;

And whereas the 427 Transportation Corridor Study is closely related to three other studies being carried out in the vicinity of the study area, these studies being:

i) MTO GTA West Corridor EA Study;
ii) Joint Peel Municipal Study – the Peel-Highway 427 Extension Area Transportation Master Plan;
iii) York Region’s Western Vaughan EA Study;

And whereas it is essential to develop the Highway 427 long-term plan beyond the Major Mackenzie Drive terminus;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Region of Peel request the Province to begin Phase III to plan for this northerly extension immediately;

And further, that the MTO Municipal Advisory Group (MAG) work with the Region of Peel and the area municipalities to identify the appropriate corridor protection strategies related to this extension;

And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Minister of Transportation, the Minister of Infrastructure Renewal, Peel area MPPs, and Metrolinx by way of a letter from Regional Chair Kolb;
And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the area municipalities for endorsement.

Approved 2008-521

See also Resolutions 2008-519, 2008-520 and 2008-522

RECOMMENDATION GC-106-2008:

Whereas Municipalities need to do planning and will have to make decisions in the near future;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Region of Peel requests the Province of Ontario to move forward immediately on designating a corridor for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) West Economic Corridor which allows municipalities to make appropriate planning decisions;

And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Premier of Ontario, the Minister of Transportation (Ontario), Peel area MPPs and Metrolinx;

And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the area municipalities for endorsement.

Approved 2008-522

See also Resolutions 2008-519 to 2008-521 inclusive

D2. Sonia Tavares, Co-ordinator, Early Child Development and Karen Kovacs, Principal, St. John Fisher Elementary School, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, Providing Awareness to Members of Regional Council regarding the St. John Fisher Neighbourhood Learning Place Program which Promotes Healthy Early Childhood Development and School Readiness

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-517

D3. Laura Palmer Korn, Senior Vice President Operation, Employment and Community, YMCA of Greater Toronto and Rachel Gray, Acting Director, National Initiatives, Recognizing the Peel Youth Village Residential Program for Receiving the 2008 Eva’s Initiatives Award for Innovation

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-515

Additional Item – Item D5 was dealt with.

D5. Laura Nashman, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services, Regarding Resolution 2008-472 which Awarded a Contract for the Supply of a Corporate Telephone System and Services

Received 2008-523

See also Resolutions 2008-510 to 2008-512 inclusive, 2008-514, 2008-524 to 2008-528 inclusive and 2008-566

D4. Ken Harrison, Major Account Manager, Black Box Network Services, Requesting Further Review of the Awarding of a Contract for the Purchase of Telephone System Hardware, Software and Associated Installation Services

Received 2008-524

See also Resolutions 2008-510 to 2008-512 inclusive, 2008-514, 2008-523, 2008-525 to 2008-528 inclusive and 2008-566

Additional Items – Items D5 to D7 inclusive:

D5. Laura Nashman, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services, Regarding Resolution 2008-472 which Awarded a Contract for the Supply of a Corporate Telephone System and Services

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-523

D6. Terry Bacon, Sales Specialist – Major Bids; Mike Krumm, Sales Manager – Central Region and Kevin Watson, Senior Vice President – Unified Communications, MTS Allstream, Objecting to Resolution 2008-472 which Awarded a Contract for the Supply of a Corporate Telephone System and Services

Received 2008-525

See also Resolutions 2008-510 to 2008-512 inclusive, 2008-514, 2008-523, 2008-524, 2008-526 to 2008-528 inclusive and 2008-566

D7. Robert Stroud, President, Eclipse Technology Solutions Inc., Objecting to Resolution 2008-472 which Awarded a Contract for the Supply of a Corporate Telephone System and Services

Received 2008-526

See also Resolutions 2008-510 to 2008-512 inclusive, 2008-514, 2008-523 to 2008-525 inclusive, 2008-527, 2008-528 and 2008-566

Additional Item - G4:

G4. Review of Corporate Telephone Contract Award (Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose) (Oral)

RECOMMENDATION GC-107-2008:

That direction given “In Camera” to the Chief Administrative Officer and the Commissioner of Employee and Business Services, be approved, and voted upon in accordance with Section 239(6) (b) of the Municipal Act, 2001.

Approved 2008-527

See also Resolutions 2008-510 to 2008-512 inclusive, 2008-514, 2008-523 to 2008-526 inclusive, 2008-528 and 2008-566

RECOMMENDATION GC-108-2008:

That the implementation of the contract (Document 2007-403P) for the purchase of telephone system hardware, software and associated installation services for the Region of Peel, awarded to Avaya Canada Inc. by Resolution number 2008-472 be delayed pending the outcome of an independent audit to evaluate the cost, efficiency and technical merits of the alternatives that were offered in the final phase of the procurement process.

Approved 2008-528

See also Resolutions 2008-510 to 2008-512 inclusive, 2008-514, 2008-523 to 2008-527 inclusive and 2008-566


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A1. Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2008-4) meeting held on April 22, 2008

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

RECOMMENDATION AAC-11-2008:

That the minutes of the March 25, 2008 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2008-529

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AAC-12-2008:

That the agenda for the April 22, 2008 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be amended to include a resolution from the Town of Newmarket regarding Disabled Parking Spaces, to be dealt with under Report of the Accessibility Advisory Committee Chair and Members – Item 8f;

And further, that the agenda for the April 22, 2008 Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2008-530

4. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

a. Experience Toronto, Special Events Info - People in Motion Event, June 6 and 7, 2008

Received 2008-531

b. The Standard, St. Catharines, Article dated April 7, 2008, titled “Removing Barriers: City Committee Touts Benefits of Being Accessible”

Received 2008-532

5. PRESENTATIONS

a. Dave Ball, Project Manager and Heather Montgomery, Interior Designer, Leasing and Space Planning, Employee and Business Services, Region of Peel, Presenting Floorplans for the 10 Peel Centre Drive Expansion Project (10 PEP)

Received 2008-533

b. Sharon Harbajan, Project Manager, Corporate Services Department, Region of Peel, Providing an Update on Accessibility Projects

Received 2008-534

c. Lisa Jones, Transportation Accessibility Specialist, and Mark Castro, Supervisor, Operations, Environment, Transportation and Planning Department, Region of Peel, Providing an Update on the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) - Transportation Standard as it Applies to the Region of Peel

Received 2008-535

See also Resolution 2008-543

6. REPORTS - Nil

7. REPORT FROM THE ACCESSIBILITY PLANNING COORDINATORS

a. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon (March 2008)

Deferred to the May 20, 2008 AAC meeting 2008-536

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

Deferred to the May 20, 2008 AAC meeting 2008-537

c. Susan Fisher, Acting Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel

Received 2008-538

8. REPORT OF THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIR AND MEMBERS

a. William Goursky, Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the Upcoming Connections 2008 Resource Fair for Persons with Disabilities, May 9-10, 2008

Received 2008-539

b. William Goursky, Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the 2008 Peel Children’s Water Festival

Received 2008-540

c. William Goursky, Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the 3rd South Asian Heritage Day and Awards Ceremony in Vaughan, May 3, 2008

Received 2008-541

d. Naz Husain, Vice-Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the Employment Accessibility Standards Development Committee

Received 2008-542

e. Glenn Barnes, Member, Joint Peel Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the Accessible Transportation Standards Development Committee

Received 2008-543

See also Resolution 2008-535

Additional Item – 8f:

f. William Goursky, Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Resolution from the Town of Newmarket regarding Disabled Parking Spaces

Deferred to the May 20, 2008 AAC meeting 2008-544

9. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Items:

a. Appointment of New Manager of Regulatory Compliance (Oral)

Received 2008-545

b. Future Meeting Locations for the Joint Peel Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meetings (Oral)

Received 2008-546

c. Rick Hansen Wheels in Motion Event (Oral)

Received 2008-547

MA-A2. Report of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2008-2) meeting held on April 17, 2008

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-2-2008:

That the agenda for the April 17, 2008 Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2008-548

3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) R. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, Update Regarding Region of Peel Audit Subcommittee Agenda Management

Received 2008-549

4. REPORTS

a) 2007 Region of Peel Audited and Consolidated Financial Statements

Received 2008-550

b) 2007 KPMG Audit Findings Report

Received 2008-551

c) Peel Housing Corporation Audited 2007 Financial Statements

Received 2008-552

d) KPMG 2007 Audit Findings Report and Management Letter for Peel Living Corporation

Received 2008-553

5. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Dan Labrecque, Chief Financial Officer, Region of Peel, Memo dated March 19, 2008, Announcing that the Finance Department has Won its Sixth Consecutive Government of Finance Officers Association Canadian Award for Financial Reporting for its 2006 Annual Financial Report

Received 2008-554

MA-A3. 211 Information and Referral Services

Received 2008-555

MA-A4. Customer Contact Centre Update

Received 2008-556

MA-A5. Amendments to Document Execution By-law 39-2001

RECOMMENDATION GC-109-2008:

That Schedule 1 of the Document Execution By-law 39-2001 be amended as outlined in Appendix 1 to the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, dated April 2, 2008, titled “Amendments to Document Execution By-law 39-2001”;

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

Approved 2008-557

See also Resolution 2008-594


MA-B. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-B1. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 25, 2008, Providing Details of an Additional $1 Billion for Municipal Infrastructure Announced in the 2008-2009 Provincial Budget

Received 2008-558

MA-B2. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 2, 2008, Attaching a Proposed Resolution Calling on the Federal and Provincial Governments to Provide Funding under the Building Canada Fund (PCF) to Ontario Municipalities

Received 2008-559

MA-B3. Al Horsman, Acting Director, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated April 2, 2008, Attaching Regulation 67/08 Designating the Region Under Subsection 310(4) of the Municipal Act, 2001, Setting Out the Sharing Ratios for the Apportionment of the Upper-Tier Requisition

Received 2008-560

MA-B4. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated April 10, 2008, Advising of Grants Available under the $20 Million Municipal Eco Challenge Fund to Make Municipal Buildings More Energy Efficient

Received 2008-561

MA-B5. Communiqué: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated April 15, 2008, Announcing the Results of the Largest Ever National Survey on Municipal Issues

Received 2008-562

MA-B6. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 16, 2008, Reminding Municipalities that the Federal Gas Tax Award Deadline is May 16, 2008

Received 2008-563

MA-B7. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 16, 2008, Providing a Report to Members on the March 2008 AMO Board of Directors Meeting

Received 2008-564

MA-B8. Jim Wilson, Secretary-Treasurer and Kathy Zammit, Chief Returning Officer, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Memo dated April 18, 2008, Requesting Nominations to the 2008-2009 AMO Board of Directors

Referred to the May 22, 2008 Regional Council meeting 2008-565

Additional Item – Item MA-B9:

MA-B9. Bob Warburton, President, Smart IP Inc., Letter dated April 30, 2008, Objecting to Resolution 2008-472 which Awarded a Contract for the Supply of a Corporate Telephone System and Services

Received 2008-566

See also Resolutions 2008-510 to 2008-512 inclusive, 2008-514, 2008-523 to 2008-528 inclusive

ITEMS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING

ETP-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

ETP-A1. Rockfort Quarry Update
    Presentation by Stephen Garrod, Solicitor, Garrod Pickfield, LLP

Received 2008-567

See also Resolution 2008-568

RECOMMENDATION GC-110-2008:

That the Inter-Municipal Planning Subcommittee (IMPSC) be appointed as the appropriate body to consider the Rockfort Quarry Application;

And further, that the Inter-Municipal Planning Subcommittee establish a series of dates starting in the fall of 2008 to June 2009 to receive regular updates and make recommendations on the application at its meeting of June 5, 2008.

Approved 2008-568

See also Resolution 2008-567


ETP-B. ENVIRONMENT

ETP-B1. Municipal Drinking Water Licensing Program

RECOMMENDATION GC-111-2008:

That the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services be delegated the signing authority, on behalf of the owner, to endorse the Region of Peel’s Operational Plans to meet the requirements of the Drinking Water Quality Management Standard in accordance with the Municipal Drinking Water Licensing Program filed under the Safe Drinking Water Act.

Approved 2008-569


ETP-C. TRANSPORTATION

ETP-C1. Consulting Services for a Schedule 'C' Class Environmental Assessment for Regional Road 9 (King Street) from Humberlea Road to York/Peel Boundary, Capital Project 08-4380, Document 2008-050P – Town of Caledon, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-112-2008:

That the contract (Document 2008-050P) for a Schedule ‘C’ Class Environmental Assessment for Regional Road 9 (King Street) from Humberlea Road to York/Peel boundary be awarded to R. J. Burnside and Associates Limited, in the estimated amount of $299,800 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 08-4380, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 37-2007;

And further, that additional funds in the amount of $75,000 be provided to Capital Project 08-4380, financed from the Roads Development Charges Reserves, R3505;

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

Approved 2008-570

ETP-C2. Consulting Services for a Schedule 'C' Class Environmental Assessment for Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) from Regional Road 107 (Bovarid Drive) to Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road), Capital Project 08-4330, Document 2008-127P – City of Brampton, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION GC-113-2008:

That the contract (Document 2008-127P) for a Schedule ‘C’ Class Environmental Assessment for Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) from Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive) to Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road) be awarded to Earth Tech Canada Inc., in the estimated amount of $433,805 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 08-4330, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 37-2007;

And further, that additional funds in the amount of $150,000 be provided to Capital Project 08-4330, financed from the Roads Development Charges Reserves, R3505;

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

Approved 2008-571

ETP-C3. Consulting Services for a Schedule 'C' Class Environmental Assessment for Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) from Regional Road 107 (Queen Street) to Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road), Capital Project 08-4320, Document 2008-128P – City of Brampton, Wards 7, 8 and 9

RECOMMENDATION GC-114-2008:

That the contract (Document 2008-128P) for a Schedule ‘C’ Class Environmental Assessment for Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) from Regional Road 107 (Queen Street) to Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road) be awarded to Totten Sims Hubicki Associates in the estimated amount of $395,521 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 08-4320, 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.

Approved 2008-572

ETP-C4. Various Intersection Improvements at Regional Road 5 (Derry Road) and Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road), Capital Projects 99-4215, 99-4250, 05-4260, 06-4275, 00-4220, 00-4230 and 00-4240, Documents 2007-847T and 2006-225P – City of Brampton, Wards 3 and 8; and City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-115-2008:

That the contract (Document 2007-847T) for the construction of intersections on Regional Road 5 (Derry Road West) at Vicar Gate and at Saint Barbara Boulevard, City of Mississauga, be awarded to Con-Ker Construction in the estimated amount of $1,174,000, (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 99-4215 and 99-4250, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 37-2007;

And further, that additional funds of $793,389 (excluding applicable taxes), be provided to Capital Projects 99-4215 ($370,200) and 99-4250 ($423,189) financed from the Development Charge Regional Roads Reserve, R3505;

And further, that the existing contract (Document 2006-225P) for engineering services with Delcan Corporation under Capital Projects 99-4215, 99-4250, 05-4260, 06-4275, 00-4220, 00-4230 and 00-4240, be increased by $913,700 (excluding applicable taxes), to cover the contract administration and construction supervision for the various intersections on Regional Road 5 (Derry Road West) and Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road), for a total commitment of $1,329,500 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 37-2007.

Approved 2008-573

ETP-C5. Regional Road Construction from Regional Road 9 (King Street) to Regional Road 50 (Highway 50/Queen Street) – Town of Caledon, Wards 4 and 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-116-2008:

That the Region of Peel proceed with the detailed design, construction, contract administration, and future maintenance of the proposed connecting arterial link road (by-pass), to be built in northwest Bolton, connecting Regional Road 9 (King Street) and Regional Road 50 (Highway 50/Queen Street), in the Town of Caledon;

And further, that the proposed connecting arterial link be known as Regional Road 150;

And further, that the Region of Peel By-law Numbers 95-2007 and 57-2005, also known as Road System and Consolidated Traffic By-law respectively, be amended by including the proposed Regional Road 150 when the roadway is nearing completion;

And further, that the necessary by-laws amending Regional By-laws 95-2007 and 57-2005 be presented to a future meeting of Regional Council for enactment;

And further, that the matter of jurisdiction of the road be referred to the Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee (ARRASC);

And further, that the report of the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, dated April 21, 2008, titled “Regional Road Construction from Regional Road 9, (King Street) to Regional Road 50 (Highway 50/Queen Street) - Town of Caledon, Wards 4 and 5” be forwarded to the Town of Caledon, for information.

Approved 2008-574

ETP-C6. 2006 Transportation Tomorrow Survey

Received 2008-575


ETP-D. COMMUNICATIONS

ETP-D1. Debbie Sheffield, Legislative Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Memo dated March 28, 2008, Providing a Copy of a City of Mississauga Resolution and Report titled “Mississauga Natural Areas System”

Received 2008-576

ETP-D2. Gary Wilkins, Humber Watershed Specialist, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated April 2, 2008, Encouraging the Region of Peel to Develop Action Plans for Implementing the Actions Outlined in TRCA Report Card titled “A Report Card on the Health of the Humber River Watershed, 2007”

Received 2008-577

ETP-D3. Kathy Stranks, Manager, Chair and CAO’s Office, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated April 8, 2008, Providing a TRCA Resolution and Report titled “Biogas Market Development”

Received 2008-578


ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH

HE-A. DEPARTMENTAL

HE-A1. Recognizing Canada Health Day, Nursing Week and Paramedic Week in the Region of Peel

RECOMMENDATION GC-117-2008:

Whereas, the Canadian Public Health Association and the Canadian Healthcare Association designated May 12 as Canada Health Day in 1981;

And whereas, hundreds of health facilities and agencies, community health organizations and public health units across Canada celebrate Canada Health Day every year;

And whereas, the Region of Peel currently employees over 2,200 staff, who provide a wide range of health and emergency services that benefit every resident of Peel, 24 hours a day, seven days a week;

And whereas, Peel Health Services staff in Long Term Care, Paramedic Services, Public Health, and Business and Information Services are dedicated to preventing diseases and injuries, promoting health, saving lives and improving the quality of life in our communities;

Therefore be it resolved, that May 12, 2008, be proclaimed "Canada Health Day" in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Carried 2008-579

RECOMMENDATION GC-118-2008:

Whereas, National Nursing Week is sponsored by the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and is celebrated every year to coincide with Florence Nightingale’s birthday;

And whereas, National Nursing week is a time to celebrate nurses, the history of their profession and where they see the future of nursing going;

And whereas, nurses are the largest group of health-care providers in Canada, representing more than one-third of the health-care workforce;

And whereas, at the Region of Peel there are nurses working in long term care centres providing direct client care daily; in public health preventing illness and promoting health for residents of all ages; and in human resources contributing to a healthy work environment;

And whereas, nurses demonstrate excellence and innovation in public health while striving to improve the health of our community;

Therefore be it resolved, that the week of May 12 to 18, 2008, be proclaimed “Nursing Week” in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Carried 2008-580

RECOMMENDATION GC-119-2008:

Whereas, each year Peel Regional Paramedic Services responds to over 75,000 emergency calls for assistance;

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

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

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

And whereas, Paramedics often find themselves in dangerous and traumatic situations requiring urgent critical decisions;

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

Therefore be it resolved, that the week of May 19 to 23, 2008, be proclaimed "Paramedic Week" in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Carried 2008-581


HE-B. PUBLIC HEALTH

HE-B1. Implementation of Small Drinking Water Systems Program

RECOMMENDATION GC-120-2008:

That the Regional Chair be authorized to execute the “Further Conditions for Small Drinking Water Systems (SDWS) Program Funding” Agreement set out in Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Health Services and the Medical Officer of Health, dated April 1, 2008, titled “Implementation of Small Drinking Water Systems Program”, to enable access to initial provincial program funding.

Approved 2008-582

HE-B2. Public Health - Healthy Sexuality Program Social Marketing Campaign (Oral)
    Presentation by Dr. David Mowat, Medical Officer of Health, Adele Lane, Manager and Vanessa Secan, Acting Supervisor, Healthy Sexuality Program, Communicable Diseases

Received 2008-583


HE-C. COMMUNICATIONS

HE-C1. Mimi Lowi-Young, Chief Executive Officer, Central West Local Health Integration Network, Letter dated March 31, 2008 to Janette Smith, Commissioner of Health Services, Regarding Acuity Increase

Received 2008-584


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. St. John Fisher Neighbourhood Learning Place – City of Brampton, Wards 7 and 8

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-518


HS-B. HOUSING

HS-B1. 2008 Eva’s Award for Innovation – Peel Youth Village – City of Mississauga, Ward 4

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-516

HS-B2. Social Housing Provider Office Rental Charges for Community Agencies

RECOMMENDATION GC-121-2008:

That a new policy exempting non-profit community agencies, providing on-site support services to tenants/members with physical and/or mental health needs, from rental charges for office space within Peel social housing provider projects, as described in the report of the Commissioner of Human Services, and General Manager of Peel Living, dated April 9, 2008, titled “Social Housing Provider Office Rental Charges For Community Agencies”, be approved;

And further, that the proposed rent charge policy be applied to five community agencies currently utilizing space within Peel social housing buildings as office units: Peel Senior Link, March of Dimes, Participation House, Supportive Housing in Peel and the Victoria Order of Nurses (VON);

And further, that the proposed rental charge exemption for the five community agencies take effect on January 1, 2008;

And further, that future consideration for additional office space by community agencies be based in a manner that is consistent with the proposed rental charge policy and be dependent upon the financial impact on the Service Manager.

Approved 2008-585


HS-C. ONTARIO WORKS IN PEEL

HS-C1. Canada-Ontario Labour Market Agreement

Received 2008-586

HS-C2. Immigration Project – Labour Market Survey

Received 2008-587


HS-D. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-D1. Monte Solberg, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Letter dated April 11, 2008, to Keith Ward, Commissioner of Human Services and General Manager, Peel Living, Thanking Him for Participating as the Master of Ceremonies during the Funding Announcement for Affordable Housing in Brampton on February 21, 2008

Received 2008-588


F. OTHER BUSINESS

F1. Resolution Regarding the Membership of Councillor Groves on the Humber Watershed Alliance Committee

RECOMMENDATION GC-122-2008:

Whereas, Regional Council by Resolution 2007-621 received a letter from the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Watershed Management Division, seeking appointments of one Regional Councillor and one staff member to each of the Humber Watershed Alliance and the Etobicoke-Mimico Watersheds Coalition;

And whereas, Regional Council by Resolution 2007-622 appointed Caledon Regional Councillor Annette Groves to the Humber Watershed Alliance, for the term of June 2007 to June 2009, or until a successor is appointed;

And whereas, Regional Council by Resolution 2007-622 appointed Leilani Lee-Yates, Planner, to the Humber Watershed Alliance as the Region of Peel staff liaison, for the term of June 2007 to June 2009, or until a successor is appointed;

And whereas, Caledon Regional Councillor Annette Groves has requested resignation from the Humber Watershed Alliance effective immediately;

Therefore be it resolved, that Councillor Groves be removed from the Humber Watershed Alliance effective immediately;

And further, that Regional Chair Kolb be appointed to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Humber Watershed Alliance, for the term of April 2008 to April 2009, or until a successor is appointed;

And further, that Mark Head, Principal Planner, Region of Peel, be appointed to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) Humber Watershed Alliance as the Region of Peel staff liaison, in place of Leilani Lee-Yates, for the term April 2008 to April 2009, or until a successor is appointed;

And further, that the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) be so advised.

Approved 2008-589

Additional Items – Items F2 to F4 inclusive:

F2. May 22, 2008 General Committee Meeting

RECOMMENDATION GC-123-2008:

That the General Committee meeting scheduled for May 22, 2008 and the Regional Council meeting scheduled for May 29, 2008 be combined, to occur on May 22, 2008 to accommodate Members of Regional Council attending the 2008 Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Conference.

Approved 2008-590

See also Resolution 2008-514

F3. Ontario Corn Fed Beef Program (Oral)

Received 2008-591

F4. Habitat for Humanity National Conference (Oral)

Received 2008-592


G. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Chaired by Regional Chair E. Kolb

Additional Item – Item G4:

G4. Review of Corporate Telephone Contract Award (Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose) (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-527

See also Resolutions 2008-510 to 2008-512 inclusive, 2008-514, 2008-523 to 2008-526 inclusive and 2008-528

RECOMMENDATION GC-124-2008:

That the recommendations contained within the confidential reports related to Items G1, G2 and G3 be forwarded to the May 8, 2008 meeting of Regional Council for approval and to become public upon adoption.

Approved 2008-593

See also Resolutions 2008-598 to 2008-601 inclusive


8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 45-2008: A by-law to authorize the construction of a noise attenuation wall on Erin Mills Parkway in the City of Mississauga, and undertake such work as a local improvement.

By-law 46-2008: A by-law to amend By-law 39-2001, being a by-law governing the execution of documents on behalf of The Regional Municipality of Peel and to repeal By-law 70-2007.

Moved by Councillor Gibson,
Seconded by Councillor Groves;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 45-2008 and 46-2008, 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 2008-594

See also Resolution 2008-557


9. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Items – Items 9a and 9b:

a) Water Smart Program (Oral)

Received 2008-595

Councillor Mullin requested that the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services bring forward a communication plan to educate residents about the effects of algae and phosphates in Lake Ontario, noting that algae is produced by phosphates. Regional Chair Kolb suggested that Regional staff work with staff at the Credit Valley Conservation Authority with respect to the proposed communications plan.

b) Update on Waste Initiatives (Oral)

Received 2008-596

Councillor Prentice requested that the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services report to a future meeting of the Waste Management Subcommittee on initiatives undertaken by the City of Vancouver to address waste management.


10. NOTICES OF MOTION
- Nil


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Council opted not to move into closed session to consider the following items:

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor Groves;

That the In Camera report of the General Committee (GC-2008-6) meeting held on May 1, 2008, be adopted, and that the recommendations contained therein become public.

Carried 2008-597

1. General Committee

a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2008-6) meeting held on May 1, 2008

Additional Item – Item G4 was dealt with.

G4. Review of Corporate Telephone Contract Award (Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose) (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-527

See also Resolutions 2008-510 to 2008-512 inclusive, 2008-514, 2008-523 to 2008-528 inclusive and 2008-566

G1. Application for Approval to Expropriate Lands (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

RECOMMENDATION GC-125-2007:

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 1, Concession 1, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Albion), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-31458 for the purpose of constructing the Tullamore Reservoir and Pumping Station 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 and other compensation;
(f) service upon the registered owners of offers in full compensation and offers for immediate payment of 100 per cent of the market value in accordance with s.25 of the Expropriations Act, together with the appraisal report; and

(g) service of Notice of Possession and delivery of Notice of Election form.

Approved 2008-598

See also Resolution 2008-602

RECOMMENDATION GC-126-2007:

That the Report of the Inquiry Officer, Gillian M. Burton, from a Hearing of Necessity pursuant to the Expropriations Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. E.26, as amended (the “Expropriations Act”) be considered and the expropriation of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 1, Concession 1, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Albion), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 2 on Reference Plan 43R-31458 for the purpose of constructing the Tullamore Reservoir and Pumping Station and works ancillary thereto, be approved, and the written reasons be adopted and provided to the registered owner(s) of the decision to expropriate as set out in the report of the Commissioner of Employee and Business Services and the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services dated April 7, 2008 and titled “Application for Approval to Expropriate Lands” in accordance with subsections 8(1) and 8(2) of the Expropriations Act;

And further, that a by-law be enacted authorizing and directing that the following steps be taken with respect to the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 1, Concession 1, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Albion), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 2 on Reference Plan 43R-31458 for the purpose of constructing the Tullamore Reservoir and Pumping Station and works ancillary thereto:

(a) approval of the expropriation by Council of The Regional Municipality of Peel for the written reasons as set out in the report of the Commissioner of Employee and Business Services and the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services dated April 7, 2008;
(b) service of the decision to approve the expropriation and written reasons therefor upon the parties to the Hearing of Necessity and the Inquiry Officer;
(c) execution of a Certificate of Approval;
(d) registration of a Plan of Expropriation;
(e) service of the Notice of Expropriation;
(f) preparation of an appraisal report of the market value of the lands, and other compensation;
(g) service upon the registered owners of offers in full compensation and offers for immediate payment of 100 per cent of the market value in accordance with s.25 of the Expropriations Act, together with the appraisal report; and
(h) service of Notice of Possession and delivery of Notice of Election form.

Approved 2008-599

See also Resolution 2008-602

G2. Ontario Municipal Board Hearing, Minutes of Settlement (Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation)

RECOMMENDATION GC-127-2007:

That the Minutes of Settlement, dated March 3, 2008, in the appeals by G.C. Jain Investments Limited to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB), under OMB files O040020 and Z030142, regarding the development of a temple and a community facility at 7905 Mayfield Road in the City of Brampton, as executed by legal counsel for the parties be approved.

Approved 2008-600

G3. Memorandum of Settlement: Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 966 (Bargaining Employees in the Long-Term Care Centres of Malton Village, Peel Manor, Sheridan Villa and Tall Pines (Labour relations or employee negotiations)

RECOMMENDATION GC-128-2007:

That the Memorandum of Settlement for the contract renewal negotiated by the Regional Municipality of Peel and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and its Local 966 representing employees in Malton Village Long-term Care Centre be ratified;

And further, that the Memorandum of Settlement for the contract renewal negotiated by the Regional Municipality of Peel and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and its Local 966 representing employees in Peel Manor Home for the Aged be ratified;

And further, that the Memorandum of Settlement for the contract renewal negotiated by the Regional Municipality of Peel and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and its Local 966 representing employees in Sheridan Villa Home for the Aged be ratified;

And further, that the Memorandum of Settlement for the contract renewal negotiated by the Regional Municipality of Peel and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and its Local 966 representing employees in Tall Pines Long-term Care Centre be ratified;

And further, that the Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to implement the terms and provisions as negotiated;

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

Approved 2008-601

Additional Item - G4:

G4. Review of Corporate Telephone Contract Award (Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose) (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2008-527


11A. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA MATTERS

Three Readings:

By-law 42-2008: A by-law to approve the expropriation of land being Part of Lot 1, Concession 1, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Albion), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-31458 and the taking of all steps necessary to obtain the possession of those lands.

By-law 43-2008: A by-law to approve the expropriation of land being Part of Lot 1, Concession 1, Town of Caledon (formerly Township of Albion), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 2 on Reference Plan 43R-31458 and the taking of all steps necessary to obtain the possession of those lands.

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That the by-laws relating to In Camera Item G1, being By-laws 42-2008 and 43-2008, 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 2008-602

See also Resolutions 2008-598 and 2008-599


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor McFadden,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That By-law 47-2008 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on May 8, 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- 603


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 10:42 a.m.

 

 

 

C. Gravlev
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Regional Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair