September 22, 2011 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. Reports
  1. Proclamations
  2. Staff Reports
     
7. By-laws
8. Other Business
9. Notices of Motion
10. In Camera Matters
10A. By-laws Relating to In Camera Matters
11. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
12. Adjournment

THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
September 22, 2011

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:33 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Whitehead recited the prayer.

Members Present:

G. Carlson; F. Dale; S. Fennell*¨; P. Foley; C. Fonseca; S. Hames; N. Iannicca*; E. Kolb; K. Mahoney; H. McCallion; S. McFadden; G. Miles; E. Moore; M. Morrison*; P. Mullin*; P. Palleschi; R. Paterak; P. Saito; J. Sanderson; R. Starr; J. Tovey*; R. Whitehead

   
Members Absent:

J. Sprovieri, due to vacation; A. Thompson, due to other municipal business

   

Also Present:

D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services; D. Labrecque, Commissioner of Public Works; N. Trim, Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services; J. Menard, Commissioner of Human Services; J. Smith, Commissioner of Health Services; Dr. E. De Villa, Acting Medical Officer of Health; P. O’Connor, Regional Solicitor and Director, Legal and Risk Management; C. Reid, 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

Councillor Morrison arrived at 9:35 a.m.


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) September 8 , 2011, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Starr,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on September 8, 2011 be approved.

Carried 2011-869

Regional Chair Kolb clarified that the Snelgrove Housing Project, to be known as Snelgrove Place, which was the subject of Resolution 2011-862 from the September 8, 2011 Regional Council meeting, is being funded through a partnership between the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario (Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing) and the Region of Peel, with the Coptic Church providing the land for residential use.


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Starr,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the agenda for the September 22, 2011 Regional Council meeting be amended to include an additional communication from Labreche Patterson and Associates Inc. regarding the City of Mississauga Official Plan, to be dealt with under Items Related to Public Works – Item PW- D2;

And further, that the agenda for the September 22, 2011 Regional Council meeting be amended to include an additional communication from Brock Criger, Manager, Development Services, Public Works, regarding partial approval of the City of Mississauga Official Plan, to be dealt with under Items Related to Public Works – Item PW-D3;

And further, that the agenda for the September 22, 2011 Regional Council meeting be amended to include an additional delegation from Glen Broll, Partner, Glen Schnarr & Associates, regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment 21B (ROPA 21B), to be dealt with under Delegations/Presentations – Item 5c;

And further, that the agenda for the September 22, 2011 Regional Council meeting be amended to include an additional communication from Glen Broll, Partner, Glen Schnarr & Associates, regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment 21B (ROPA 21B), to be dealt with under Items Related to Management – Item MA-C4;

And further, that the agenda for the September 22, 2011 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2011-870

See also Resolutions 2011-875, 2011-936, 2011-941 and 2011-942

Councillor Fennell arrived at 9:38 a.m.
Councillor Iannicca arrived at 9:40 a.m.


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Akinade O. Oduntan, School Monitor, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, Providing an Overview of English as a Second Language (ESL) Training in Support of the Human Services Report and Proclamation on ESL

Received 2011-871

See also Resolutions 2011-872 and 2011-873

Akinade O. Oduntan, Health and Safety Specialist/Analyst, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, spoke of the challenges and barriers he faced as a newcomer to Canada with respect to language skills and how participation in English as a Second Language courses has enabled him to be confident in his public speaking and to overcome barriers related to communication.

Members of Council congratulated Akinade Oduntan on his accomplishments. Councillor Fennell noted that the ability to speak multiple languages is a valuable tool and that everyone should be encouraged to learn a second language.

Item 6.1a was dealt with.

6. REPORTS

1. Proclamation Reports

a) English as a Second Language Week in Peel Region – October 23 to 29, 2011

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the week of October 23 to 29, 2011, be proclaimed “English as a Second Language Week” in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Carried 2011-872

See also Resolutions 2011-871 and 2011-873

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

HS-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-B1. Sheila Nicholas, Chair, Teachers of English as a Second Language Association of Ontario, Letter dated April 28, 2011, Urging Peel Regional Council to Support the Teachers of English as a Second Language (TESL) Ontario Initiative to Proclaim the Week of October 23 to 29 as English as a Second Language Week

Received 2011-873

See also Resolutions 2011-871 and 2011-872

b) Janet Menard, Commissioner, Human Services, and Muliwa Mwarigha, Director of Residential Property Management and General Manager, Peel Housing Corporation, Providing an Update on the Housing Tour and Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA) Forum held in May 2011 in the United Kingdom/Scotland

Received 2011-874

Councillor Mullin arrived at 10:06 a.m.

Janet Menard, Commissioner of Human Services, provided an overview of the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA) Large Providers Housing Study Tour of the United Kingdom (UK) held from May 16 to 20, 2011. She highlighted key observations in the comparison of social housing programs between the UK and Ontario, particularly in the areas of government involvement, tenant experience and sustainability.

Councillor Miles noted that she also attended the tour and stated that the UK has a long history of providing social housing and approximately 40 per cent of the population utilize social housing. She added, that there is no stigma associated with social housing as is the case in Canada. Housing associations are operated like businesses and compete with one another to attract tenants, with an emphasis on quality of life and support programs. Councillor Miles suggested that in Canada, where there is a much smaller social housing portfolio, there may be merit in the Region of Peel adapting its role to one of providing support to help strengthen private housing providers and to expand the type of housing that is available.

Councillor McCallion stated that in her opinion, the Region should not be in the business of providing housing or human services and suggested that social housing and homes for the aged should be provided by the private sector, with government monitoring and subsidies. She requested that the Commissioner of Human Services report the findings from the UK tour to the Housing Task Force established by the Province, noting that the amount of money spent on housing administration could be used to build more housing units.

Councillor Tovey arrived at 10:21 a.m.

Councillor Fonseca noted that she would be interested in meeting with the Commissioner of Human Services and Muliwa Mwarigha to obtain additional information on their findings related to the level of tenant involvement, and the various financial models that are in place.

Councillor Paterak noted the 3-day turnaround of vacant units in the UK and requested that staff look at opportunities to reduce the turnaround time for vacant units in the Region of Peel, stating that reducing the turnaround time would reduce costs. Muliwa Mwarigha advised that when a social housing unit becomes available in the Region of Peel, the waiting list must be assessed to determine the most suitable tenant and currently, this process takes approximately ten days.

Councillor Paterak requested that staff report to a future meeting of Regional Council with details related to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) position on co-operative housing units. He further requested staff to report to a future meeting with information on the relationship between supportive housing and the level of the minimum wage, in Ontario and in Europe, noting that it appears that in Ontario, low wage providers are subsidized through affordable housing.

Councillor Fennell requested that staff report to a future meeting of Regional Council with a summary of current affordable housing projects in the Region of Peel and the associated funding partners.

Councillor Whitehead stated that Richmond, Virginia is a high-growth area that is statistically comparable to the Region of Peel and suggested that the Richmond, Virginia Hope 6 model should be explored further to determine its viability in the Region of Peel.

Additional Item – Item 5c:

c) Glen Broll, Partner, Glen Schnarr and Associates, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment 21B (ROPA 21B)

Received 2011-875

See also Resolutions 2011-870, 2011-876 and 2011-936

Glen Broll, Partner, Glen Schnarr & Associates Inc., advised that his firm represents Jerry Humeniuk and the associated owners of Osprey Valley Resorts and Golf Club, and that their analysis and negotiations with staff with respect to Regional Official Plan Amendment 21B have not been completed. He requested that consideration of Item MA-A1, listed on the September 22, 2011 Regional Council agenda be deferred for one month to allow his client and their environmental consultant to supply additional field data and analysis which will have an effect on the development potential of the lands.

In response to a question from Councillor Paterak, Arvin Prasad, Director, Integrated Planning, advised that staff have no objection to a one month deferral of Regional Official Plan Amendment 21B.

Items Related to Management – Item MA-A1 was dealt with.

MA-A. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A1. Regional Official Plan Amendment 21B (ROPA 21B) - Regional Comments on Provincial Modifications

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That the responses to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Draft Decision on ROPA 21B as set out in the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated July 6, 2011, titled “Regional Official Plan Amendment 21B (ROPA 21B) – Regional Comments on Provincial Modifications”, be deferred to the October 27, 2011 Regional Council meeting;

And further, that staff review the request submitted by Osprey Valley Resorts and Golf Club, received September 22, 2011, meet with Jerry Humeniuk and report back to the October 27, 2011 Regional Council meeting with a recommendation.

Carried 2011-876

See also Resolutions 2011-875 and 2011-936

Items Related to Public Works – Item PW-A1 was dealt with.

PW-A. DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

PW-A1. Partial Approval of the City of Mississauga Official Plan

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That partial approval to the new Mississauga Official Plan as recommended in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works and Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated August 18, 2011, titled “Partial Approval of the City of Mississauga Official Plan”, as amended, be granted, save and except for the lands located at 2960, 2970 and 2980 Drew Road in Mississauga, which have been referred to the Ontario Municipal Board for a Hearing;

And further, that staff be directed to issue a Notice of Decision on the City of Mississauga Official Plan, including the modifications and non-decisions outlined in Appendix I of the subject report.

Carried 2011-877

See also Resolutions 2011-941 and 2011-942

Councillor Whitehead requested that the wording contained in the communication from staff, listed as item PW-D3 be amended to clearly state that Regional Council cannot grant partial approval in relation to lands that are under appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board, however, can proceed to put the Plan in effect for all lands except those under appeal.


6. REPORTS

1. Proclamation Reports

a) English as a Second Language Week in Peel Region – October 23 to 29, 2011

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-872

b) World Breastfeeding Week 2011 – October 1 to 7, 2011

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the week of October 1 to 7, 2011, be proclaimed “World Breastfeeding Week” in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Carried 2011-878

2. Staff Reports
ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES
Chaired by Councillor P. Palleschi

HS-A. DEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy Update: Housing Services Act, 2011 Regulations and Ontario Housing Policy Statement

Received 2011-879

See also Resolution 2011-880

Councillor Mullin requested that staff report to a future meeting of Regional Council or the Peel Housing Corporation Board of Directors, with a comprehensive and concise summary of the various funding mechanisms and partnerships related to the provision of Affordable Housing.


HS-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-B1. Sheila Nicholas, Chair, Teachers of English as a Second Language Association of Ontario, Letter dated April 28, 2011, Urging Peel Regional Council to Support the Teachers of English as a Second Language (TESL) Ontario Initiative to Proclaim the Week of October 23 to 29 as English as a Second Language Week

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-873

HS-B2. Janet Hope, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated August 12, 2011, Announcing that the Investment in Affordable Housing for Ontario (IAH) Program has been Developed as a Joint Initiative between the Province of Ontario and the Federal Government

Received 2011-880

See also Resolution 2011-879

HS-B3. Paul Zarnke, Executive Director, Peel Children’s Aid, Letter dated August 18, 2011 Providing Information on the Peel Children’s Aid Child Abuse Prevention Campaign and Statistics of Child Abuse in the Peel Community and Urging the Region of Peel to Officially Proclaim October 2011 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in the Regional Municipality of Peel

Received 2011-881

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Councillor R. Whitehead

MA-A. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A1. Regional Official Plan Amendment 21B (ROPA 21B) - Regional Comments on Provincial Modifications

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-876


MA-A2. 2012 Regional Council and Committee Meeting Schedule

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the 2012 Regional Council and Committee meeting schedule, attached as Appendix I to the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services dated August 16, 2011, titled “2012 Regional Council and Committee Meeting Schedule”, be
amended by rescheduling the March 22, 2012 Regional Council and Peel Housing Corporation meetings to March 29, 2012;

And further, that the 2012 Regional Council and Committee meeting schedule be approved, as amended.

Carried 2011-882

MA-A3. Semi-Annual Performance Report - June 2011

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the 2011 one per cent capital allocation for Tax supported programs, as described in the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated August 19, 2011, titled “Semi-Annual Performance Report – June 2011”, be approved.

Carried 2011-883

Councillor Paterak requested that staff report to a future meeting with information related to the impact of the water consumption rate if there was no misuse of water in the Region. He further requested that the future report include recommendations related to establishing a different water consumption rate for industrial users who sell water.

Councillor Palleschi advised that in the State of Florida, a graduating scale is utilized for water consumption rates whereby one price is paid for usage up to 2,000 litres, after which, a higher rate is applied and he suggested that consideration be given to implementing a graduating scale for water consumption rates in the Region of Peel.

Councillor McCallion requested that the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, report to a future meeting of Regional Council with a list of Capital Projects to be financed through Development Charges which could be deferred.

Councillor Morrison requested that staff investigate different models for funding future infrastructure requirements through partnerships.

Councillor Hames requested that any recommendations related to a graduating scale for water consumption rates take into consideration the needs of young families.

Councillor Tovey requested that future reports related to financial performance include information related to the amount of interest charged and how much the interest may increase before levelling out.

Councillor Fonseca requested that staff report to a future meeting with details related to the percentage of projects that are over-budget and by how much. She further requested that staff include a comparison of the Region’s debt position with other Regions.

Councillor Fennell departed at 11:42 a.m.

MA-A4. Financial Control By-Law Reporting Requirements and Status of Working Fund Reserves

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

Whereas the Financial Control By-law requires that staff report to Regional Council twice per year on certain activity related to budget and reserve management;

And whereas, the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated August 9, 2011, titled “Financial Control By-law Reporting Requirements and Status of Working Fund Reserves” details the status of these requirements for the period ended June 30, 2011, with recommendations;

Therefore be it resolved,

  1. That the budget for Capital Project 04-4040 for Queensway/Dixie Rd, be increased by $1,046,749 to reflect the additional work being undertaken and funded by the City of Mississauga;

  2. That Capital Project 12-8696 Communications Centre Management Software in the amount of $147,000, and Capital Project 12-8697 Communications Centre ACD System in the amount of $600,000 identified in the 2011 10 Year Peel Regional Police Capital budget, be advanced to 2011;

  3. That the budget for Capital Project 09-5620 for the new OPP Detachment Facility be increased by $1,000,000 from $8,000,000 to $9,000,000 to accommodate a LEED’s Silver designation and enhanced architectural design as per the Town of Caledon Resolution 2011-499 dated August 16, 2011;

And further, that the $1,000,000 increase be financed from the OPP Facilities Reserve R0002 in the amount of $1,000,000.

Carried 2011-884

MA-A5. Update of Region of Peel Credit Rating

Received 2011-885

MA-A6. Statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds - Fiscal 2010

Councillor Mullin stated the need for an analysis of future capital projects which have not commenced to date, future municipal growth, future development charges (DC’s), the associated risks, and issuance of future debentures.

Councillor Mullin placed the following motion:

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

Whereas Regional Council approved the 2007 Development Charges Background Study with the understanding that debt would need to be issued in order to help fund the growth infrastructure;

And whereas, Regional development charges have decreased significantly due to the downturn in the economy over 2008-2010 and continue to amount to less than forecasted in the 2007 Development Charges Background Study;

And whereas, the Region of Peel over the recent few years has made significant investments in major capital works particularly at its water and wastewater treatment plants and distribution and collection facilities which will continue over the next several years;

And whereas, the Region of Peel has issued $521.9 million in debt to date for development charges funded projects and plans to continue issuing debt in future years;

And whereas, the Development Charges Background Study to support the pending 2012 DC By-law update is underway and will be presented to Council in early 2012;

And whereas, it is highly desirous to keep any borrowing at a manageable level;

Therefore be it resolved, that staff be directed to undertake as part of the Development Charges Background Study a thorough review of all development charge funded projects to determine the financial and service planning implications of deferring any projects not already underway;

And further, that the findings of the requested analysis be shared with Regional Council as part of the Development Charges Background Study.

Carried 2011-886

See also Resolutions 2011-887 and 2011-888

Councillor McCallion raised concern that development charges have not kept up with growth and the Province wants municipalities to increase density which will not be supported by a development charge levy. She requested that the three area Mayors, Regional Chair and financial staff from the Region of Peel and area municipalities meet to review the DC challenges and make a presentation to the Provincial government.

Councillor Palleschi noted that growth should pay for itself and suggested that the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) and all municipalities that collect DC’s need to lobby the Province.

Councillor McCallion placed the following motion:

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That the three Mayors, Regional Chair and the CAOs and CFOs of the Region of Peel and the three area municipalities meet to discuss and develop a presentation to take to the Province to address development charges issues.

Carried 2011-887

See also Resolutions 2011-886 and 2011-888

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated August 18, 2011, titled “Statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds – Fiscal 2010” be approved;

And further, that the Regional Treasurer be directed to forward the statement contained in Appendix I, to the subject report, to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in accordance with the Development Charges Act, 1997 and Ontario Regulation 82/98.

Carried 2011-888

See also Resolutions 2011-886 and 2011-887

Council recessed at 12:04 p.m.

Council reconvened at 12:42 p.m.

  Members: G. Carlson; F. Dale; P. Foley; S. Hames; E. Kolb; K. Mahoney; H. McCallion; S. McFadden¨; G. Miles; E. Moore; M. Morrison; P. Mullin; P. Palleschi; R. Paterak; P. Saito; J. Sanderson; R. Starr; J. Tovey; R. Whitehead
     
  Members Absent: S. Fennell; C. Fonseca; N. Iannicca; J. Sprovieri, due to vacation; A. Thompson, due to other municipal business


At 12:44 p.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 Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Whitehead;

Carried 2011-889

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That Council proceed out of “In Camera”.

Carried 2011-890

Council moved out of In Camera at 12:47 p.m.

Moved by Councillor Starr,
Seconded by Councillor Whitehead;

That the recommendation contained with the confidential report related to item 10.2a listed on the September 22, 2011 Regional Council agenda be approved, and become public upon adoption.

Carried 2011-891

See also Resolution 2011-889

Item Related to In Camera Matters – Item 10.2a was dealt with.

10. IN CAMERA MATTERS

2. Staff Reports

a) Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 24 (ROPA 24) (Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Starr,
Seconded by Councillor Whitehead;

That the proposed settlement between the Regional Municipality of Peel (the Region) and the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (the Province) regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 24 (ROPA 24) as set out in the In Camera report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services and the Regional Solicitor dated August 11, 2011, titled “Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 24 (ROPA 24) be approved;

And further, that the Regional Solicitor be authorized to execute Minutes of Settlement substantially in accordance with Appendix I and Appendix II A as attached to the subject report;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the cities of Mississauga and Brampton, the Town of Caledon and the Conservation Authorities having jurisdiction in the Region of Peel for their information;

And further, that the subject report be made available to the public upon ratification of the subject settlement by the cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon.

Carried 2011-892

See also Resolution 2011-964

 

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Councillor R. Whitehead

MA-A. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CORPORATE SERVICES

  MA-A7. Region of Peel Debt Management Policy
      Presentation by Norma Trim, Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services; and David Bingham, Treasurer and Director of Corporate Finance, Region of Peel

Received 2011-893

See also Resolution 2011-894

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the proposed Regional Debt Management Policy attached as Appendix I to the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services dated August 18, 2011, and titled “Region of Peel Debt Management Policy”, be approved;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented for enactment to amend Schedule A to By-law 26-2011, “A by-law to establish a Debt Issuance Committee” to revise the Public Notice provision of the Debt Issuance Committee from 2 days to 24 hours;

And further that the approved Regional Debt Management Policy be forwarded to the area municipal councils to provide guidance to their staff when coordinating with Regional staff both for the planning and issuance of long-term debt by the Region on the behalf of the area municipalities;

And further, that the amended Terms of Reference, Debt Issuance Committee, be approved.

Carried 2011-894

See also Resolutions 2011-893 and 2011-961

Councillor Saito noted that page three of the subject report states that, in accordance with the Municipal Act, 2001, “any member of Council who votes to divert funds that were originally raised to retire debt, will be disqualified from holding any municipal office for two years”, and requested that staff include a specific clause in the budget book to advise when funds cannot be re-directed under legislation.

MA-A8. 2011 Debenture Borrowing Update - Town of Caledon

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the authorization of debenture issue(s) in 2011 include the issuance of debentures in the maximum principal amount of $641,088 and not to exceed a term of 20 years on behalf of the Town of Caledon.

Carried 2011-895

MA-A9. Report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2011-7) meeting held on August 30, 2011

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That the report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2011-7) meeting held on August 30, 2011, be adopted.

Carried 2011-896

1. CALL TO ORDER

A quorum of voting members was not present, and in accordance with section III-4(g) of the Region of Peel Procedural By-law 57-2006, as amended, the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) received information.

Communication Items – Items 4a to 4d were dealt with.

4. COMMUNICATIONS

a. Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance (AODA Alliance), E-mail dated July 19, 2011, Providing a Copy of a Letter sent to Ontario’s Three Major Political Parties Asking for Election Commitments Regarding Disability Accessibility

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-899

b. thestar.com, Article dated August 1, 2011, titled “Global Voices: Why Do We Ignore Those with Disabilities When Making Development Decisions?”

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-900

c. peoplefirst4aoda.com, Article dated August 4, 2011, titled “AODA: Why Do I Have to Notify the Public When There is a Disruption of Services?”

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-901

d. Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) Magazine, Volume Six, Issue 4, August 2011 (Page 8), Article titled “New Government Requirement for Employers”

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-902

A quorum of voting members was achieved.

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AAC-10-2011:

That the agenda for the August 30, 2011 Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be amended to include an item from Maureen Tymkow, AAC Member, regarding the Town of Caledon AAC Meeting and Dinner Invitation, to be dealt with under Reports – Item 6d-ii as Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member Updates;

And further, that the agenda for the August 30, 2011 Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2011-897

See also Resolution 2011-911

3. PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES

a. Minutes of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2011-6) meeting held on June 21, 2011

Received 2011-898

4. COMMUNICATIONS

a. Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance (AODA Alliance), E-mail dated July 19, 2011, Providing a Copy of a Letter sent to Ontario’s Three Major Political Parties Asking for Election Commitments Regarding Disability Accessibility

Received 2011-899

b. thestar.com, Article dated August 1, 2011, titled “Global Voices: Why Do We Ignore Those with Disabilities When Making Development Decisions?”

Received 2011-900

c. peoplefirst4aoda.com, Article dated August 4, 2011, titled “AODA: Why Do I Have to Notify the Public When There is a Disruption of Services?”

Received 2011-901

See also Resolution 2011-902

d. Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) Magazine, Volume Six, Issue 4, August 2011 (Page 8), Article titled “New Government Requirement for Employers”

Received 2011-902

See also Resolution 2011-901

5. PRESENTATIONS

a. Joel Rieder, President, Reinders + Rieder Ltd. and Ashwani Sinha, Capital Project Manager, Real Property Asset Management, Region of Peel, Providing a Review of the Wilkinson Shelter Renovation Project located at 15 Wilkinson Road - City of Brampton, Ward 8

Received 2011-903

See also Resolution 2011-904

RECOMMENDATION AAC-11-2011:

That the site plan for the Wilkinson Shelter Renovation Project located at 15 Wilkinson Road - City of Brampton, Ward 8, be amended to include:

• Fully accessible outdoor open shelters, including the addition of curb cuts;

• Automatic door openers in the accessible entrance; and

• An automatic door opener in the barrier free washroom.

And further, that the City of Brampton, Planning, Design and Development Department be notified of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee decision to support the site plan for the Wilkinson Shelter Renovation Project located at 15 Wilkinson Road - City of Brampton, Ward 8, as amended.

Approved 2011-904

See also Resolution 2011-903

b. Nancy Diane Barry, Program Lead and Carling Barry, Peer Program Assistant, Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT), Providing Information regarding Programs Offered by CILT and the Diner’s Club Guide for Peel Residents

Received 2011-905

c. Natasha Langlois and Michelle Goland, Communications Officers, Elections Ontario, Providing Information on Elections Ontario and Elections Ontario’s Accessibility Initiatives

Received 2011-906

6. REPORTS

a. Education and Awareness Working Group – International Day of Persons with Disabilities Update (Oral)
Update by Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel

Received 2011-907

Item 6c was dealt with.

c. Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Program Updates (Oral)

Received 2011-908

b. Visioning Exercise and Facilitators (Oral)
Update by Victoria Ghandour, Acting Manager, Regulatory Compliance, Region of Peel

Received 2011-909

See also Resolution 2011-910

RECOMMENDATION AAC-12-2011:

That staff be authorized to move forward with the retention of a facilitator and meeting planning for the visioning exercise.

Approved 2011-910

See also Resolution 2011-909

c. Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Program Updates (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-908

d. Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member Updates

Additional Item – Item 6d-ii was dealt with.

ii. Town of Caledon AAC Meeting and Dinner Invitation (Oral)
Invitation by Maureen Tymkow, Committee Member

Received 2011-911

See also Resolution 2011-897

i. Social Assistance Review (Oral)
Update and Open Discussion by William Goursky, Committee Chair

Received 2011-912

ii. Town of Caledon AAC Meeting and Dinner Invitation

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-911

MA-A10. Report of the Greenlands Securement Subcommittee (GSSC-2011-4) meeting held on September 1, 2011

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Foley;

That the report of the Greenlands Securement Subcommittee (GSSC-2011-4) meeting held on September 1, 2011, be adopted.

Carried 2011-913

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GSSC-11-2011:

That the agenda for the September 1, 2011 Greenlands Securement Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2011-914

3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Susan Jorgenson, Manager, Environmental Planning, City of Brampton, Regarding the City of Brampton Parkland Acquisition Program

Received 2011-915

See also Resolutions 2011-916 and 2011-917

b) David Marcucci, Manager, Park Planning; and Eric Lucic, Planner, Park Planning, City of Mississauga, Regarding the City of Mississauga Parks and Natural Areas Land Acquisition Program

Received 2011-916

See also Resolutions 2011-915 and 2011-917

4. REPORTS

a) Protecting Natural Areas under the Greenlands Securement Program in the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga

Received 2011-917

See also Resolutions 2011-915 and 2011-916

5. COMMUNICATIONS - Nil

6. IN CAMERA MATTERS

a) DELEGATIONS

i) Eric Baldin, Senior Conservation Lands Planner, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), Regarding a CVC Funding Request (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-965

b) REPORTS

i) Credit Valley Conservation Funding Request - September 2011 - Town of Caledon, Ward 1 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-968

7. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Discussion Regarding the Greenlands Securement 2012 Budget Recommendation (Oral)

Received 2011-918

See also Resolution 2011-919

RECOMMENDATION GSSC-12-2011:

That the annual contribution to the Greenlands Securement Reserve R0221 remain at $750,000 for the 2012 Budget;

And further, that the $250,000 increase recommended for the 2012 Budget as part of the 2011 budget presentation be deferred for consideration as part of the 2013 Budget.

Approved 2011-919

See also Resolution 2011-918


MA-B. EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-B1. Report of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee (IRAC-2011-4) meeting held on September 1, 2011

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That the report of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee (IRAC-2011-4) meeting held on September 1, 2011 be adopted.

Carried 2011-920

See also Resolutions 2011-943 to 2011-945 inclusive

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION IRAC-9-2011:

That the agenda for the September 1, 2011 Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee meeting, be amended to include an additional communication from the Minister of Transportation, to be dealt with under Item 6b;

And further, that the agenda for the September 1, 2011 Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee meeting, be amended to include an oral update on recent discussions with staff of the Peel-area Local Health Integration Networks (LHINS), to be dealt with under Other Business – Item 8b;

And further, that the agenda for the September 1, 2011 Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee meeting, be approved, as amended.

Approved 2011-921

See also Resolutions 2011-927 and 2011-930

3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Wladyslaw Lizon, MP, Mississauga East-Cooksville, Regarding Opportunities for Collaboration on Issues within the Mississauga East-Cooksville Riding

Received 2011-922

4. REPORTS

a) 2011 Federation of Canadian Municipalities Annual Conference (Oral)
Discussion led by Allan Thompson, Chair, Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee

Received 2011-923

b) Association of Municipalities of Ontario’s (AMO) 2011 Annual Conference
Discussion led by Allan Thompson, Chair, Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee

Received 2011-924

5. GOVERNMENT RELATIONS STATUS REPORT AND CURRENT ACTIVITIES (Oral)
Discussion led by Lowell Rubin-Vaughan, Senior Advisor, Government Relations, Office of Strategic Innovation and Policy

b) Federal News

c) Provincial News

d) Local News

Received 2011-925

6. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Draft: MP/MPP Advocacy Update – Fall 2011

Received 2011-926

Additional Item – Item 6b:

b) Kathleen Wynne, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated August 29, 2011, Thanking Members of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee for their Attendance at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Conference in London, Ontario

Received 2011-927

See also Resolution 2011-921

7. IN CAMERA MATTERS - Nil

8. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Update: “Peel in Ottawa Day” (Oral)
Discussion led by Lowell Rubin-Vaughan, Senior Advisor, Government Relations, Office of Strategic Innovation and Policy

Received 2011-928

See also Resolution 2011-929 and 2011-943 to 2011-945 inclusive

RECOMMENDATION IRAC-10-2011:

That the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee endorse a “Peel in Ottawa Day”;

And further, that staff be authorized to commence planning a “Peel in Ottawa Day” for October 18 – 19, 2011;

And further, that staff provide an update on the status of the planning of the “Peel in Ottawa Day” at the October 6, 2011 meeting of the IRAC.

Referred back to the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee for a detailed report 2011-929

See also Resolutions 2011-928 and 2011-943 to 2011-945 inclusive

Additional Items – Item 8b to 8d inclusive:

b) Update on Discussions with the Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) (Oral)

Received 2011-930

See also Resolution 2011-921

c) Update on “peelaskswhy.ca” (Oral)

Received 2011-931

d) Affordable Housing Mortgages (Oral)

Received 2011-932


MA-C. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-C1. Brian Denney, Chief Administrative Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated July 12, 2011, Requesting a New Regional Municipality of Peel Appointment to the Partners in Project Green Steering Committee

Deferred to the October 13, 2011 Regional Council meeting 2011-933

MA-C2. Dan Mathieson, Chair, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Board of Directors, Letter dated August 18, 2011, Announcing the New President and Chief Administrative Officer of MPAC

Received 2011-934

MA-C3. Brock Carlton, Chief Executive Officer, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Letter dated August 18, 2011, Advising of Payment to the Toronto Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) for the Second Contribution for the Green Municipal Fund Study Grant Agreement - Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan

Received 2011-935

Additional Items - Item MA-C4:

MA-C4. Glen Broll, Partner, Glen Schnarr & Associates, Letter dated September 21, 2011, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment 21B (ROPA 21B)

Received 2011-936

See also Resolutions 2011-875 and 2011-876

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Vice-Cair Councillor R. Starr

PW-A. DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

PW-A1. Partial Approval of the City of Mississauga Official Plan

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-877


PW-B. TRANSPORTATION

PW-B1. Professional Engineering Services for a Schedule “C” Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for Steeles Avenue (Regional Road 15) from Chinguacousy Road to Winston Churchill Boulevard, Capital Project 11-4330 – City of Brampton, Ward 6

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the contract (Document 2011-310P), for Professional Engineering services for a Schedule ‘C’ Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for Steeles Avenue (Regional Road 15) from Chinguacousy Road to Winston Churchill Boulevard in the City of Brampton, be awarded to AMEC Earth and Environmental, a Division of AMEC Americas Limited, in the estimated amount of $496,218 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 11-4330, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008.

Carried 2011-937


PW-C. WATER

PW-C1. Professional Engineering Services for a Schedule “C” Class Environmental Assessment for Zone 5 Sub-Transmission Main, Capital Project 10-1383, Document Number 2011-197P – City of Brampton, Wards 1 to 10

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That the contract (Document 2011-197P) for Professional Engineering services for a Schedule “C” Class Environmental Assessment for Zone 5 Sub-Transmission Main be awarded to The Municipal Infrastructure Group (TMIG) under Capital Project 10-1383 in the estimated amount of $641,315 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008.

Carried 2011-938

PW-C2. Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Watermain on Willow Lane, Capital Project 11-1701 – City of Mississauga, Ward 11

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That a 150-mm (6-inch) diameter watermain be constructed on Willow Lane, from 1125 Willow Lane to 1155 Willow Lane, in the City of Mississauga, Ward 11, at a total estimated cost of $146,510 (excluding applicable taxes), as a Local Improvement under Ontario Regulation (O.Reg.) 586/06;

And further, that Capital Project 11-1701 be established for the proposed watermain construction;

And further, that one hundred per cent of the cost of the project be allocated to the property owners in the amount of $146,510 (excluding applicable taxes), and be set up as an external recovery, under Capital Project 11-1701, and collected as a special charge;

And further, that these actions will not affect the debt capacity of the Region, as this type of financing is considered “self liquidating” by the Province of Ontario;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented for enactment, authorizing the undertaking of the work under the Local Improvement Charges – Priority Lien Status Regulation O.Reg. 586/06, filed under the Municipal Act, 2001, and the imposition of a watermain assessed frontage rate of $823.55 per metre ($251.02 per foot) will be due and payable at the completion of construction;

And further, that notice of the intention to pass a Local Improvement construction by-law be given in accordance with O.Reg. 586/06;

And further, that the benefiting property owners be charged annually for 15 years, including an interest rate which shall be determined at the time the by-law is enacted;

And further, that those property owners be given the opportunity to commute the special charge by advance payment at any time during the 15-year period;

And further, that the Regional Clerk forward a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated August 17, 2011, titled “Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Watermain on Willow Lane, Capital Project 11-1701 – City of Mississauga, Ward 11” to the City of Mississauga;

And further, that the Regional Clerk forward a copy of this resolution and a “Notice to Amend” the tax rolls of the petitioned owners to the City of Mississauga for appropriate action.

Carried 2011-939


PW-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-D1. Paul Temple, Senior Vice President, Regulatory and Strategic Affairs, Pelmorex Communications Inc., Letter dated August 25, 2011, Extending their Appreciation to the Region of Peel for its Support for Pelmorex Communication Inc. – The Weather Network/MétéoMédia to Keep the Network on Basic Cable

Received 2011-940

Additional Items – Items PW-D2 and PW-D3:

PW-D2. Victor Labreche, Senior Principal, Labreche Patterson and Associates Inc., Letter dated September 21, 2011 Requesting that Regional Council Defer Approval of Certain Sections of the new Official Plan for the City of Mississauga

Received 2011-941

See also Resolutions 2011-870, 2011-877 and 2011-942

PW-D3: Brock Criger, Manager, Development Charges, Public Works, dated September 19, 2011, Regarding Updated Recommendation for Report on Partial Approval of the New City of Mississauga Official Plan

Received 2011-942

See also Resolutions 2011-870, 2011-877 and 2011-941

Councillor McCallion requested that the Recommendation IRAC-10-2011 from the report of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee meeting held on September 1, 2011, be re-considered.

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That Recommendation IRAC-10-2011 from the report of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee meeting held on September 1, 2011, be re-considered.

Carried by two-third majority vote 2011-943

See also Resolutions 2011-920, 2011-944 and 2011-945

Councillor McCallion requested that recommendation IRAC-10-2011, from the September 1, 2011 meeting of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee (IRAC) be referred back to the Committee for further details related to the proposed approach of the “Peel in Ottawa Day”. She stated that, in her opinion, the Region of Peel’s federal representatives should be invited to attend a meeting in the Region of Peel instead of a delegation from Peel travelling to Ottawa. She further stated that any such delegation by the Region of Peel should be led by the Regional Chair and that the three area municipal Mayors should be included at any such meetings.

Councillor Tovey noted the challenges of coordinating a meeting with the federal representatives in the Region of Peel and stated that the intent of the “Peel in Ottawa Day” is to discuss priority policy issues that have been previously endorsed by Regional Council.

David Arbuckle, Manager, Public Policy, advised that the “Peel in Ottawa Day” was part of the government relations strategy approved by the Regional Council in February, 2011 and that it was the intention that the Regional Chair would lead the delegation.

Councillor Tovey expressed concern that deferring the planning of a “Peel In Ottawa Day” would result in the event be delayed to the spring, 2012 and suggested that staff could circulate the previously approved policy positions to Regional Council for comment and that any interested member of Council would be welcome to attend.

Councillor Saito noted that it is important to invite the Mayors and Regional Chair to any advocacy event and stated her support for a delegation from Peel going to Ottawa.

Councillor McCallion clarified her previous remarks by stating that it was not her intention to suggest that attendance by Councillors should be limited but rather, the information provided related to the proposed event is inadequate and that she would like additional information on the purpose of the trip to Ottawa.

Councillor McCallion placed the following motion:

That recommendation IRAC-10-2011 from the September 1, 2011 meeting of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee meeting, be referred back to the Committee for a detailed report;

And further, that federal Ministers and Peel-area Members of Parliament be invited to attend an information session in the Region of Peel.

Councillor Morrison requested that the motion be divided and vote upon separately.

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That recommendation IRAC-10-2011 from the September 1, 2011 meeting of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee meeting, be referred back to the Committee for a detailed report.

Carried 2011-944

See also Resolutions 2011-920, 2011-943 and 2011-945

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That Federal Ministers and Peel-area Members of Parliament be invited to attend an information session in the Region of Peel.

Lost 2011-945

See also Resolutions 2011-920 , 2011-943 to 2011-945 inclusive

ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH
Chaired by Vice-Chair Councillor R. Paterak

HE-A. DEPARTMENTAL

HE-A1. Expanded Role for the Community Care Access Centres

Received 2011-946

The Commissioner of Health Services was requested by Councillor Paterak to report to a future meeting of Regional Council to provide additional clarification on the role of the Community Care Access Centre with respect to the provision of supports for clients in buildings where supportive housing services are provided.

Councillor McFadden departed at 1:41 p.m.


HE-B. LONG-TERM CARE

HE-B1. Long Term Care Homes Act Status Update

Received 2011-947


HE-C. PARAMEDIC SERVICES

HE-C1. Report of the Emergency and Protective Services Committee (EPSC 2011 3) meeting held on September 15, 2011

Councillor Saito requested the support of Regional Council for recommendation EPSC-10-2011 contained in the report of the Emergency and Protective Services Committee meeting held on September 15, 2011, noting that the cost of any related studies would be shared among the Region and its area municipalities.

Councillor Paterak suggested that the Chair or Vice Chair of the Health Section of Regional Council be included on the Steering Committee established to develop the terms of reference for the study of the delivery and funding of Fire and Paramedic services in the Region of Peel.

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That Councillor Moore be appointed to the Steering Committee established to develop the terms of reference for the study for the delivery and funding of Fire and Paramedic services in the Region of Peel.

Carried 2011-948

See also Resolutions 2011-955and 2011-956

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That the report of the Emergency and Protective Services Committee meeting held on September 15, 2011, be approved.

Carried 2011-949

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION EPSC-7-2011:

That the agenda for the September 15, 2011 Emergency and Protective Services Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2011-950

3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS - Nil

4. REPORTS

a) 2010 Paramedic Services Certification

Received 2011-951

b) Base Hospital Services Agreement

RECOMMENDATION EPSC-8-2011:

That a Base Hospital Services agreement with the Sunnybrook Centre for Pre-Hospital Medicine (SCPM) to monitor both the quality of care and certification of paramedics be executed by the Region’s duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 2011-952

c) Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

RECOMMENDATION EPSC-9-2011:

Whereas, the Region of Peel has demonstrated its commitment to working with and supporting community partners to respond to the health needs of Peel residents;

And whereas, the Region of Peel has been asked to support “Physicians and Paramedic Urging Lifesaving Education” in their efforts to make Ontario a leader in bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR);

Therefore be it resolved, that the Regional Chair write to the Minister of Education, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and to the Minister of Finance on behalf of Regional Council, to request that their ministries adopt the measures proposed by “Physicians and Paramedics Urging Lifesaving Education” to increase bystander CPR;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Health Services dated August 10, 2011, titled “Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation” and its corresponding resolution be sent to designated delivery agents for land ambulance in Ontario and to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario for their information and support.

Approved 2011-953

d) Paramedic Services 10 Year Facility Plan Update

Received 2011-954

e) Paramedic and Fire Services Related Studies

Received 2011-955

See also Resolutions 2011-948 and 2011-956

RECOMMENDATION EPSC-10-2011:

That the Region of Peel undertakes a study of the delivery and funding of Fire and Paramedic services in the Region of Peel to identify opportunities to increase the effectiveness of the Fire and Paramedic response to emergency calls;

And further, that a Steering Committee be established to develop the Terms of Reference for the study, and report back to the Emergency and Protective Services Committee (EPSC) and Regional Council for approval of those Terms of Reference and an estimate of the cost of undertaking the study;

And further, that the members of the Steering Committee include all of the Council members of EPSC and the Chief of Peel Regional Paramedic Services as well as the Fire Chiefs from each municipality and union representatives from paramedics and firefighters of each municipality;

And further that the Councils for the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga, and Town of Caledon be asked to endorse the study and the participation of the Chiefs of their Fire Services on the Steering Committee;

And further that the union representing the Peel Regional Paramedics, and the unions representing the Firefighters in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga, each be invited to appoint a representative to be a member of the Steering Committee;

And further that the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care be invited to send a senior staff person to be a member of the Steering Committee;

And further that Dr. Sheldon Cheskes, Medical Director, Sunnybrook Centre for Pre-Hospital Medicine be invited to be a member of the Steering Committee;

And further, that once the Terms of Reference are approved, that the study proceed upon agreement from the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga, and Town of Caledon to share equally the cost of the study with the Region of Peel.

Approved 2011-956

See also Resolutions 2011-948 and 2011-955

5. COMMUNICATIONS

a. Marolyn Morrison, Mayor, Town of Caledon, Letter dated August 9, 2011, Expressing Concerns Regarding Simultaneous Notification of the Fire Services with Emergency Medical Services to Medical Emergencies

Received 2011-957


HE-D. PUBLIC HEALTH

HE-D1. Public Health Provincial Funding Update

Moved by Councillor Foley,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That the 2011 revenue and expenditure budgets be revised for the Public Health programs moving from one-time to base funding, as set out in Appendix I of the report of the Commissioner of Health Services dated August 15, 2011, titled “Public Health Provincial Funding Update”, with no net increase.

Carried 2011-958


HE-E. COMMUNICATIONS

HE-E1. Mary Gallagher, Manager of Legislative Services/Deputy Clerk, City of Hamilton, Letter dated August 15, 2011 in Response to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated July 11, 2011 Regarding Peel Regional Council’s Resolution on Provincial Fees in Health Services

Received 2011-959

HE-E2. Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated September 2, 2011, Advising that the Ministry will provide a New One-Time Funding of up to $173,101 for the 2011/2012 Fiscal Year for Dedicated Nurses to Receive Ambulance Patients at Locally Selected Hospitals

Received 2011-960

Councillor Palleschi suggested that when Regional press releases are issued with respect to newly announced provincial funding, that they state whether the funds are one-time funding or an increase to base funding and also highlight the true cost of the program.

Councillor McCallion stated that the provision of paramedic and land ambulance services should be a provincial responsibility and acknowledged the provincial liberal government for meeting their obligation to pay 50 per cent of the service.

The Commissioner of Health Services was requested to report to a future meeting of Regional Council with details related to the funding of paramedic and land ambulance services.


7. BY-LAWS

Three Readings:

By-law 125-2011: A by-law to amend By-law 26-2011, being a by-law to establish a Debt Issuance Committee.

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That the by-law listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-law 125-2011, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and the corporate seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2011-961

See also Resolution 2011-893


8. OTHER BUSINESS - Nil


9. NOTICES OF MOTION
- Nil


10. IN CAMERA MATTERS

At 2:03 p.m. accordance with section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, a motion was placed, and was carried, to move into closed session to consider the following subject matters:

Moved by Councillor Hames,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That Council proceed “In Camera” to consider the In Camera report of the Greenlands Securement Subcommittee (GSSC-2011-4), meeting held on September 1, 2011, the September 8, 2011 Closed Session Minutes and Council reports and a related by-law relating to the following:

Carried 2011-962

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Hames;

That Council proceed out of “In Camera”.

Carried 2011-963

Council moved out of closed session at 3:08 p.m.

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Foley;

That the recommendation contained within the confidential report related to item 10.1a listed on the September 22, 2011 Regional Council agenda be approved, and become public upon adoption;

And further, that the September 8, Closed Session Minutes be received;

And further, that the recommendations contained within the confidential report related to items10.2b to 10.2d inclusive and related by-law, listed on the September 22, 2011 Regional Council agenda be approved, and become public upon adoption;

And further, that direction given "In Camera" to the Commissioner of Human Services, be approved, and voted upon in accordance with Section 239(6) (b) of the Municipal Act, 2011, as amended.

Carried 2011-964

See also Resolutions 2011-965 to 2011-975 inclusive

1. Approval of Minutes

a) In Camera Report of the Greenlands Securement Subcommittee (GSSC-2011-4) meeting held on September 1, 2011

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That the In Camera report of the Greenlands Securement Subcommittee (GSSC-2011-4) meeting held on September 1, 2011 be adopted.

Carried 2011-965

See also Resolution 2011-964

a) DELEGATIONS

i) Eric Baldin, Senior Conservation Lands Planner, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), Regarding a CVC Funding Request (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Received 2011-966

See also Resolution 2011-968

b) REPORTS

ii) Credit Valley Conservation Funding Request - September 2011 - Town of Caledon, Ward 1 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

RECOMMENDATION GSSC-13-2011:

That an amount not to exceed $152,050 be provided to the Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) to cover an amount not to exceed 50 per cent of the final total cost related to the transfer of 20.9 hectares (51.6 acres) to complete the securement of property in the Town of Caledon as described in the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated July 28, 2011, titled “Credit Valley Conservation Funding Request - September 2011 - Town of Caledon, Ward 1” in accordance with the Region of Peel and CVC Land Acquisition Agreement;

And further, that the funds for the acquisition be provided from the Greenlands Securement Capital Project 11-3310 subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the subject report.

Approved 2011-967

See also Resolution 2011-965

b) September 8, 2011 Regional Council Closed Session Minutes

Received 2011-968

2. Staff Reports

a) Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 24 (ROPA 24) (Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2011-892

b) Proposed Property Acquisition 2400MM Feedermain Construction from Lakeview Water Treatment Plant to Hanlan Reservoir and Pumping Station - City of Mississauga, Ward 3 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That The Regional Municipality of Peel, as Purchaser, enter into an Offer to Sell Agreement with Rockwood Mall Limited, Outfield Holdings Limited, as Vendor, for the purchase of the temporary working easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 5, Concession 2 North of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga, Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1 and 2 on draft reference plan 153-0-10 prepared by David B. Searles Surveying Ltd. for the purpose of the storage of material and equipment, related works and ancillary purposes;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be financed from Capital Project 10-1205.

Carried 2011-969

See also Resolution 2011-964

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

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That The Regional Municipality of Peel, as Purchaser, enter into an Offer to Sell Agreement with the Estate of Erika Redinger, as Vendor, for the purchase of fee simple, permanent and temporary easement interests in the lands described as follows:

  • fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Block B, Registered Plan 640, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 15 on draft reference plan 09-B5911-18 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc.

  • permanent easement interests in the lands described as Part of Block B, Registered Plan 640, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 5, 6, 13, 14 and 16 on draft reference plan 09-B5911-18 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc.,

  • temporary easement interest in lands described as Part of Block B, Registered Plan 640, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 7 on draft reference plan 09-B5911-18 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc.

And further, that the funds for the transaction be financed from Capital Project 06-4020;

And further, that the encroachment on Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) being light standards at the property known municipally as 8044 – 8050 Dixie Road, Brampton, be permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions in the Encroachment Agreement dated July 28, 2011 between The Regional Municipality of Peel and the Estate of Erika Redinger;

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

Carried 2011-970

See also Resolutions 2011-964 and 2011-975

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

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That The Regional Municipality of Peel, as Purchaser, enter into an agreement with Eilchem Company Ltd., as Vendor, for the purchase of fee simple, permanent and temporary easement interests in the lands described as follows:

  • fee simple interest in the lands described as Part Block A, Registered Plan 640, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 on Reference Plan 43R-33674;

  • permanent easement interest in the lands described as Part Block A, Registered Plan 640, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 9 on Reference Plan 43R-33674;

  • temporary working easement in the lands described as Part Block A, Registered Plan 640, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Parts 7, 8, 10 and 11 on Reference Plan 43R-33674;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be financed from Capital Project 06-4020.

Carried 2011-971

See also Resolutions 2011-964 and 2011-972

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That The Regional Municipality of Peel, as Purchaser, enter into an agreement with Rogers Communications Inc., as Vendor, for the purchase of fee simple and permanent easement interests in the lands described as follows:

  • fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Block A, Registered Plan 640, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-33925;

  • permanent easement interest in the lands described as Part of Block A, Registered Plan 640, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, designated as Part 3 on Reference Plan 43R-33925;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be financed from Capital Project 06-4020.

Carried 2011-972

See also Resolutions 2011-964 and 2011-971

e) Labour Relations or Employee Negotiations (Oral)

Received 2011-973

See also Resolutions 2011-964 and 2011-974

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

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

Carried 2011-974

See also Resolutions 2011-964 and 2011-973


10A. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA MATTERS

Three Readings:

By-law 126-2011: A by-law to provide for the Regional Corporation’s consent to permit an encroachment onto parts of Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) in the City of Brampton.

Moved by Councillor Foley,
Seconded by Councillor Hames;

That the by-law relating to In Camera Item 10.2c, being By-law 126-2011, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2011-975

See also Resolutions 2011-964 and 2011-970

11. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That By-law 127-2011 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on September 22, 2011, 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 the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2011-976


12. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 3:10 p.m.

 

 

C. Reid
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Regional Clerk

E. Kolb
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Regional Chair