March 21, 2013 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
6. Reports
  1. Staff Reports
     
7. By-laws
8. Other Business
9. Notices of Motion
10. In Camera Matters
11. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
12. Adjournment

THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
March 21, 2013

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:34 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Foley recited the prayer.

     
  Members Present:
G. Carlson; B. Crombie*; F. Dale; P. Foley; C. Fonseca; N. Iannicca*; E. Kolb; K. Mahoney; E. Moore; M. Morrison; P. Mullin; P. Palleschi; J. Sanderson; J. Sprovieri; R. Starr; A. Thompson; J. Tovey
     
  Members Absent: S. Fennell, due to other municipal business; S. Hames; H. McCallion, due to other municipal business; S. McFadden;
G. Miles, due to vacation; R. Paterak, due to other municipal business (attending NEC meeting); P. Saito, due to other municipal business; R. Whitehead, due to illness
     
  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; K. Lockyer, Regional Clerk and Director of Clerk’s; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist; J. Schwartz, Acting Legislative Technical Coordinator; M. Ali, Acting Legislative Technical Coordinator

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*See text for arrivals
¨See text for departures


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on February 28, 2013 be approved.

Carried 2013-210


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the agenda for the March 21, 2013 Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 2013-211


5. DELEGATIONS

a) Regional Chair Emil Kolb; David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; Inspector Paul Beatty and Constable Dan Dimitroff, Peel Regional Police, Presenting a Cheque in the Amount of $492,979, Representing Funds Raised in the 2012 United Way Campaign, to Shelley White, Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Peel Region (UWPR)

Received 2013-212

See also Resolution 2013-267

Regional Chair Kolb announced that both the Region of Peel and Peel Regional Police Employees United Way Campaigns exceeded their 2012 fundraising goals; raising a combined total of close to half a million dollars for the United Way of Peel Region to support their work in changing lives for the better in our community. He introduced Constable Dan Dimitroff and Inspector Paul Beatty, who were in attendance on behalf of Peel Regional Police (PRP), and noted that $142,337 was raised through the PRP employee campaign.

David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer, noted that the Region of Peel employee campaign exceeded its 2012 goal by raising a total of $350,642 under the leadership of Judette Walker-Miller and Gagan Buttar, Campaign Co-Chairs from Health Services. He further acknowledged the contributions and participation by both union and non-union employees of the Region of Peel.

Shelley White, Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Peel Region, extended her appreciation to the Region of Peel and Peel Regional Police leadership team and employees, noting that due to the tremendous and continuous support for the United Way, a total of $492,979 was raised through the combined campaigns.

Councillor Iannicca arrived at 9:37 a.m.
Councillor Crombie arrived at 9:40 a.m.


6. REPORTS

1. Staff Reports

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Councillor A. Thompson

PW-A. OPERATIONS SUPPORT

PW-A1. Supply, Delivery, Installation, Maintenance and Support for Non-Emergency User Radio Equipment and Accessories - Document Number 2012-683P

Moved by Councillor Starr,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That the contract (Document 2012-683P) for the supply, delivery, installation, maintenance and support for user radio equipment and accessories be awarded to Glentel Inc. in the estimated amount of $713,811.50 (excluding applicable taxes), for the initial purchase up to December 31, 2014, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;

And further, that approval be granted to renew the contract on a yearly basis for the lifecycle of the VCOM system infrastructure, in the estimated amount of $50,000 (excluding applicable taxes), based on satisfactory service, performance and pricing for additional radios, accessories, parts, etc.

Carried 2013-213


PW-B. TRANSPORTATION

PW-B1. Report of the Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee (ARRASC-2013-1) meeting held on February 21, 2013

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the report of the Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee (ARRASC-2013-1) meeting held on February 21, 2013 be adopted.

Carried 2013-214

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST – Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ARRASC-1-2013:

That the agenda for the February 21, 2013 Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee meeting, be approved.

Approved 2013-215

3. DELEGATIONS – Nil

4. REPORTS

a) ARRASC Staff Work Plan - Status Update

RECOMMENDATION ARRASC-2-2013:

That the update on the status of the traffic signals management work plan; implementation of jurisdictional changes for Option 4A in Caledon; and, progress on other ARRASC related items, as presented to the Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee (ARRASC) at its meeting held on February 21, 2013, be received;

And further, that the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services review all necessary information from the City of Mississauga, City of Brampton and Town of Caledon to determine the financial implications of potential changes of accountability with respect to transportation services within the Regional Right-of-Way;

And further, that the Regional Solicitor review the legal implications of potential changes of accountability;

And further, that a workshop be held on May 16, 2013, in lieu of the scheduled ARRASC meeting, for Members of the ARRASC, Regional and area municipal staff to consider the financial and legal issues and develop appropriate recommendations regarding road jurisdictions within the Regional Right-of-Way, for the consideration of Regional Council.

Approved 2013-216

RESOLUTION 2013-216 AMENDED BY 2013-371

A quorum of voting members was not present, and in accordance with section III-4(g) of the Region of Peel Procedure By-law 100-2012, the Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee continued to receive information.

PW-B2. Peel Goods Movement Strategic Plan – Update

Received 2013-217

PW-B3. Update on the Use of Recycled Aggregates in Regional Road Construction Projects

Received 2013-218


PW-C. WASTE MANAGEMENT

PW-C1. Report of the Waste Management Committee (WMC-2013-2) meeting held on March 7, 2013

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That the report of the Waste Management Committee (WMC-2013-2) meeting held on March 7, 2013 be adopted.

Carried 2013-219

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST – Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION WM-3-2013:

That the agenda for the March 7, 2013, Waste Management Committee meeting include a communication item from Norman Lee, Director, Waste Management regarding Long Term Waste Disposal, to be dealt with under Communications – Item 5a;

And further, that the agenda for the March 7, 2013, Waste Management Committee meeting include an article from Solid and Waste Recycling Magazine regarding Ontario’s Battery Incentive Program (BIP), to be dealt with under Communications – Item 5b;

And further, that the agenda for the March 7, 2013, Waste Management Committee be approved, as amended.

Approved 2013-220

See also Resolutions 2013-225 and 2013-226

3. DELEGATIONS – Nil

4. REPORTS

a) Professional Services to Supply, Install and Integrate Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) System for Waste Collection Reporting
Presentation by Norman Lee, Director, Waste Management

Received 2013-221

See also Resolution 2013-222

RECOMMENDATION WM-4-2013:

That the contract (Document 2012-344P) for Supply, Installation and Integration of a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) System for Waste Collection Reporting be awarded to Lyngsoe Systems Ltd. in the estimated amount of $297,655 (excluding applicable taxes), for a one year Design and Testing Phase (referred to as Pilot Test in RFP document), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;

And further, that the Director of Purchasing be authorized to award the Full Scale Implementation of the RFID system and system licensing, maintenance and support for a period of five years following the Full Scale Implementation, at an estimated cost of $657,228 (excluding applicable taxes), subject to the successful completion of the Design and Testing Phase of the project;

And further, that staff be authorized to increase the contract for the purchase of additional licenses, hardware and professional services and upgrades after the completion of the Full Scale Implementation;

And further, that staff be authorized to extend the contract for upgrades, maintenance, support and hosting or licensing services beyond the five-year post implementation period, for the duration of the useful life of the system.

Approved 2013-222

See also Resolution 2013-221

b) 2016 Waste Collection Contracts
Presentation by Norman Lee, Director, Waste Management

Received 2013-223

See also Resolution 2013-224

RECOMMENDATION WM-5-2013:

That Regional staff proceed with a competitive procurement process for waste collection services for the Region of Peel, as described in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated February 22, 2013, titled “2016 Waste Collection Contracts”.

Approved 2013-224

See also Resolution 2013-223

5. COMMUNICATIONS

Additional Items – Items 5a and 5b:

a) Norman Lee, Director, Waste Management, Project/Issue Update dated March 7, 2013, Regarding Long Term Waste Disposal

Received 2013-225

See also Resolution 2013-220

b) Solid Waste and Recycling Article by Clarissa Morawski, February/March 2013 Edition, titled “BIP, Battery Recycling Gets a Blue Box Bump”

Referred to Public Works 2013-226

See also Resolution 2013-220


PW-D. WASTEWATER

PW-D1. Developer Agreement for Pre-Servicing of Gordon Woods Community, Capital Project 12-2010 - City of Mississauga, Ward 7

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That staff be authorized to enter into an Agreement with the TFCMG Ltd. to permit the construction of 200m (600 ft) of 250mm (10 inch) diameter sanitary sewer from Lynchmere Avenue to Parker Drive and a 250mm diameter sanitary sewer on Parker Drive from the 250mm sanitary on the easement southerly for approximately 60 metres in the City of Mississauga;

And further, that the budget for Capital Project 12-2010 “Gordon Woods”, 250mm Wastewater Main on Easement from Lynchmere Avenue to Parker Drive and 250mm sanitary sewer on Parker Drive, City of Mississauga be increased by $550,000 to be financed from the Wastewater Capital Stabilization Reserve R0242, for a total project budget of $800,000;

And further, that staff be authorized to enter into direct negotiations with the TFCMG Ltd. for the construction of the sanitary sewer under Capital Project 12-2010 at the lowest tendered price, not to exceed an upset limit of $750,000, in accordance with the Purchasing By-law 63-2008;

And further, that staff be authorized to enter into and execute an Agreement with TFCMG Ltd. to reimburse TFCMG Ltd. for all costs incurred to change servicing configuration and extend services through an easement located at 2114 Parker Drive and along Parker Drive in the City of Mississauga, to ensure the option for a future gravity connection is available to service the Gordon Woods Community.

Carried 2013-227

Dan Labrecque, Commissioner of Public Works, clarified that the Region of Peel would not recover the $750,000 invested to secure the future ability to construct a gravity and low pressure wastewater system for the Gordon Woods Community. However, the investment will serve to protect both the Region of Peel and the affected residents from incurring additional costs that would be associated with a pump station based option.

Councillor Iannicca extended his appreciation to staff for their efforts in moving the project forward, noting that the work is appreciated by area residents.

PW-D2. Direct Negotiation for Laboratory Services and the Sale of Assets and Equipment with Maxxam Analytics International Corporation

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That the Region of Peel enter into direct negotiations with Maxxam Analytics International Corporation (Maxxam) for the provision of Laboratory Services for a five-year term, in the estimated amount of $6,062,707 (excluding applicable taxes) (this agreement would include an optional 12-month period);

And further, that staff negotiate for the sale of the Peel Regional Laboratory assets and equipment by Maxxam at a minimum price of $1,050,000, plus applicable taxes;

And further, if negotiations with Maxxam are not finalized by May 31, 2013, that discussions with Maxxam be terminated and staff proceed to tender for the provision of laboratory services and extend the existing contracts until the new tender is awarded;

And further, that the Director of Purchasing, upon successful negotiation with Maxxam Analytics International Corporation, be authorized to approve the award;

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

Carried 2013-228


PW-E. WATER

PW-E1. Water Treatment and Quality, 2012 Annual Summary Report: Municipal Water Supplies

Received 2013-229


PW-F. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-F1. Mike Cowbrough, Chief Weed Inspector, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Letter dated February 26, 2013, Regarding the Appointment of Weed Inspectors as Required under the Weed Control Act R.S.O. 1990

Received 2013-230

See also Resolutions 2013-231 and 2013-271

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That Len Gardiner, Supervisor, Roads, Operations and Maintenance and John Kolb, Supervisor, Roads, Operations and Maintenance, be appointed as the Region of Peel's Area Weed Inspectors, in accordance with Section 6(1) of the Weed Control Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter W.5;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works be delegated authority to appoint Area Weed Inspectors in accordance with the Weed Control Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter W.5, and present by-laws in this regard;

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

And further, that the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs be so advised.

Carried 2013-231

See also Resolutions 2013-230 and 2013-271

PW-F2. Shauna Danton, Legislative Coordinator, City Clerk’s Office, City of Brampton, Letter dated March 4, 2013, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Recommendation and Report titled “City Initiated Official Plan Amendment – North Airport Road/Industrial and Mayfield Road/Goreway Drive Special Study Areas”

Referred to Public Works 2013-232

ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore

HE-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HE-A1. Service Accountability Agreement for Long Term Care Homes

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That the Regional Corporation’s signing officers be authorized to execute the 2013-2016 Long Term Care Service Accountability Agreements (LSAA) with the Mississauga Halton and Central West Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) in respect of the Long Term Care homes for which the Region of Peel holds the license to operate as issued by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care;

And further, that the Regional Chair and the Director of Long Term Care be authorized to sign the Compliance Declarations required by the LSAA, provided that they are satisfied that the Compliance Declaration for each compliance period is appropriate;

And further, that the Director of Long Term Care be authorized to sign all reports required to fulfill the Region’s reporting obligations to the LHINs under the LSAA.

Carried 2013-233

Councillor Mullin expressed concern with some of the provisions in the Service Accountability Agreement for Long Term Care homes and potential financial impacts on the Region.

Janette Smith, Commissioner of Health Services, stated that a standard agreement is used for multiple providers, including private, non-profit and government operated homes. She noted that staff from the Region of Peel and the LHINs engage in regular meetings, including meetings with both LHIN Board Chairs and Regional Chair Kolb, and have established good working relationships. As a result, staff do not have concerns with signing the agreement.

HE-B. LONG-TERM CARE

HE-B1. 2012 Long Term Care Resident Satisfaction Survey Results

Received 2013-234


HE-C. PUBLIC HEALTH

HE-C1. Building Public Health Workforce Capacity to Use Data and Evidence

Received 2013-235


HE-D. COMMUNICATIONS

HE-D1. Carmela Radice, Legislative Coordinator, Legislative Services Department, City of Mississauga, Letter dated March 7, 2013, Providing a Copy of Resolution 0037-2013 Consenting to Regional By-law 20-2013 Prohibiting Smoking in Areas Where Children Play and at the Entrances and Exits to Municipal Buildings and Facilities

Received 2013-236

In response to a question from Councillor Sanderson, the Regional Solicitor confirmed that the statute that permits the passing of a by-law related to smoking in areas where children play and at entrances and exits to municipal buildings and facilities, contains a restriction that prohibits the passing of by-laws on road allowances, therefore, any changes to that statute would need to be initiated by the Province for a statutory amendment.

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES
Chaired by Vice-Chair Councillor P. Palleschi

Item HS-B1 was dealt with.

HS-B. DEPARTMENTAL

HS-B1. Recent Changes to the Federal Government and the Province of Ontario Immigration Policies and Programs

Received 2013-237

Councillor Morrison inquired if staff could confirm that funding for immigrant settlement from the federal government is decreasing for the Region of Peel.

Janet Menard, Commissioner of Human Services, confirmed that the changes announced by the federal government contain a change in where the funding is being allocated, due to higher immigration growth in other provinces, compared to Ontario as a whole. She added that while the Region of Peel is still an attractive area for immigrants, the funding for settlement goes to the province rather than to the municipality. The issue is being discussed with the province by the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) for a more fair allocation within Ontario to those communities in most need of immigrant settlement dollars.


HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Recent Changes to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP)

Received 2013-238


HS-B. DEPARTMENTAL

HS-B1. Recent Changes to the Federal Government and the Province of Ontario Immigration Policies and Programs

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-237

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Vice-Chair Councillor C. Fonseca

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

MA-A1. Region of Peel Sustainable Development Guidelines

Received 2013-239

MA-A2. Greenlands System Policy Implications on Property Assessment

Received 2013-240

Councillor Morrison noted that the amount of managed forest land in 2010, as stated in the subject report, is lower than the amount in 2008 and she requested that staff investigate whether the acreage has actually decreased and why, and report back to a future meeting of Regional Council with the findings.

MA-A3. Growing the Greenbelt – Amendment 1 to the Greenbelt Plan – Glenorchy Lands and Urban River Valleys

Received 2013-241

See also Resolutions 2013-242 and 2013-243

Items MA-D1 and D4 were dealt with.

MA-D1. Janet Mason, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated February 20, 2013, Regarding the Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Greenbelt Plan and Greenbelt Area Boundary Regulation

Received 2013-242

See also Resolutions 2013-241 and 2013-243

MA-D4. Shauna Danton, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated March 4, 2013, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Recommendation and Report titled “City of Brampton Response – Amendment No.1 to the Greenbelt Plan”

Received 2013-243

See also Resolutions 2013-241 and 2013-242

MA-A4. Transfer of Region of Peel Federal Gas Tax Allocation – 2013

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That $29,518,741.00 of the federal gas tax allocation received by the Region of Peel in 2013 be transferred to the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon based on the allocation method identified in the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated January 22, 2013, titled “Transfer of Region of Peel Federal Gas Tax Allocation - 2013”;

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

And further, that the indemnity agreements that form Schedule A to the by-law be executed by the duly authorized signing officers of the Regional Corporation to enact the transfer of the funds to the lower-tier municipalities.

Carried 2013-244

See also Resolution 2013-271

MA-A5. 2012 Statement of Remuneration and Expenses

Received 2013-245

MA-A6. Response to Regional Council Request for Additional Information Regarding the Focus GTA Semi-Annual Survey

Received 2013-246

MA-A7. Let Your Green Show - Phase Two Campaign Launch
Presentation by Simone Banz, Manager, Performance Measurement and Reporting

Received 2013-247

A copy of the presentation is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk.

Simone Banz, Manager, Integrated Planning, provided an overview of the three phases of the “Let Your Green Show” campaign and noted that Phase 1 has been completed with City of Mississauga Ward 1 winning the “Greenest Ward Award”. Phase 2 of the campaign, “Use Less Water” will launch on March 22, 2013 and will include opportunities for residents and businesses to complete “green” actions and receive rewards. Actions include installing high efficiency showerheads, installing water efficient toilets and using rain barrels. The event will include free skating and an environmental fair to be held at Port Credit Arena and is open to the public.

Councillor Tovey noted that the residents of Ward 1 in Mississauga enjoyed participating in the Greenest Ward challenge and he suggested that staff consider a “Greenest Ward in the Region of Peel“ Award.

MA-A8. Report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2013-2) meeting held on February 26, 2013

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2013-2) meeting held on February 26, 2013, be adopted.

Carried 2013-248

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AAC-3-2013:

That the agenda for the February 26, 2013, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting, include a communication from the Ministry of Community and Social Services, to be dealt with under Communications – Item 4b;

And further, that the agenda for the February 26, 2013, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting, include a communication from the Peel Housing and Homelessness Team, to be dealt with under Communications – Item 4c;

And further, that the agenda for the February 26, 2013, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting, include an update regarding a site visit to Creditvale Mills, to be dealt with under Reports – Item 6d-iii;

And further, that the agenda for the February 26, 2013, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting, include an item regarding the Residential Rehabilitation and Assistance Program (RRAP), to be dealt with under Reports – Item 6d-iv;

And further, that the agenda for the February 26, 2013, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2013-249

See also Resolutions 2013-252, 2013-253, 2013-263 and 2013-264

3. PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES

a. Minutes of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2013-1) meeting held on January 29, 2013

Received 2013-250

4. COMMUNICATIONS

a. Jerry Ford, Director, Corporate Services, EqualiTV Inc. E-mail dated February 10, 2013, Requesting Support for EqualiTV’s Mandatory Carriage by all Canadian Cable Distribution Companies

Received 2013-251

Additional Items – Item 4b and 4c:

b. Marg Rappolt, Deputy Minister of Community and Social Services, E-mail dated February 20, 2013, titled “The Accessibility Directorate of Ontario – On the Move”

Received 2013-252

See also Resolution 2013-249

c. Peel Housing and Homelessness Team, E-mail dated February 20, 2013, titled “Have Your Say! - Peel's Housing & Homelessness Plan”

Received 2013-253

See also Resolution 2013-249

5. DELEGATIONS – Nil

6. REPORTS

a. Accessible Transportation Master Plan Update (Oral)
Update by Hillary Calavitta, Principal Planner, Transportation Planning Division, Region of Peel

Received 2013-254

b. Region of Peel 2013 Accessibility Advisory Committee Work Plan
Presentation by Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel

Received 2013-255

See also Resolution 2013-256

RECOMMENDATION AAC-4-2013:

That the 2013 Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Work Plan, be adopted.

Approved 2013-256

See also Resolution 2013-255

c. Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Program Monthly Update (February) (Oral)
Update by Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel

Received 2013-257

d. Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member Updates

i) Resolutions Regarding the Absence of Glenn Barnes and Harvinder Bajwa

Received 2013-258

See also Resolutions 2013-259 and 2013-260

RECOMMENDATION AAC-5-2013:

Whereas Glenn Barnes, Citizen Member of the Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), for health reasons, has been absent from the Accessibility Advisory Committee meetings since April 2012;

And whereas, it is the wish of the Accessibility Advisory Committee that the membership of Glenn Barnes not be jeopardized due to his illness;

Therefore be it resolved, that Glenn Barnes be authorized to be absent from the Accessibility Advisory Committee for more than three successive meetings.

Approved 2013-259

See also Resolutions 2013-258 and 2013-260

RECOMMENDATION AAC-6-2013:

Whereas Harvinder Bajwa, Citizen Member of the Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), for health reasons, has been absent from the Accessibility Advisory Committee meetings since September 2012;

And whereas, it is the wish of the Accessibility Advisory Committee that the membership of Harvinder Bajwa not be jeopardized due to her illness;

Therefore be it resolved, that Harvinder Bajwa be authorized to be absent from the Accessibility Advisory Committee for more than three successive meetings.

Approved 2013-260

See also Resolutions 2013-258 and 2013-259

ii) Roundabouts in the Region of Peel (Oral)
Discussion led by William Goursky, AAC Vice-Chair

Received 2013-261

See also Resolution 2013-262

RECOMMENDATION AAC-7-2013:

That the AAC Site Plan Subcommittee be consulted regarding future roundabouts on Regional roads prior to their development.

Approved 2013-262

See also Resolution 2013-261

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

iv) Residential Rehabilitation and Assistance Program (RRAP)
Discussion led by William Goursky, AAC Vice-Chair

Received 2013-263

See also Resolution 2013-249

iii) Site Visit to the Creditvale Mills (Oral)
Update provided by Naz Husain, AAC Chair

Received 2013-264

See also Resolution 2013-249

iv) Residential Rehabilitation and Assistance Program (RRAP)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-263


MA-B. EMPLOYEE AND BUSINESS SERVICES

MA-B1. Professional Technical Services to Update the Human Resource Management System (HRMS) - Document 2012-206P and Document 2011-614P

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That the contract (Document 2012-206P) for the supply of Professional Technical Services for the Implementation of Various PeopleSoft Modules including: Time and Labour with Absence Management, eBenefits, Talent Acquisition Manager and Applicant Gateway and Enterprise Learning Management as well as the up-date of the Peoplesoft HRMS system to version 9.2 be awarded to Spyre Solutions Inc. in the estimated amount of $2,212,615 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;

And further, that the Commissioner of Employee and Business Services be authorized to execute the required agreements with Spyre Solutions Inc. together with such further documents that may be required;

And further, that the contract (Document 2011-614P) for the design and implementation of the PeopleSoft Benefit Administration module awarded to Spyre Solutions Inc. be increased by $150,000 for a revised total commitment of $486,400 (excluding applicable taxes). for additional design services.

Carried 2013-265

MA-B2. Public Sector Network (PSN) Update and Budget

Moved by Councillor Crombie,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That the Public Sector Network (PSN) 2012 Financial Results set out in the Subscriber Revenue and Expenditure Statement for the Year Ending December 31, 2012 included in Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Employee and Business Services, dated February 15, 2013, titled “Public Sector Network (PSN) Update and Budget”, be approved;

And further, that the PSN Subscriber Revenue and Expenditure Statement Projection for the Year Ending December 31, 2013 included in Appendix I of the subject report be approved as the 2013 PSN budget in accordance with the PSN partnership agreement.

Carried 2013-266


MA-C. EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-C1. 2012 Region of Peel Employees’ United Way Campaign

Received 2013-267

See also Resolution 2013-212


MA-D. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-D1. Janet Mason, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated February 20, 2013, Regarding the Approval of Amendment No. 1 to the Greenbelt Plan and Greenbelt Area Boundary Regulation

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-242

MA-D2. Allison Stuart, Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Letter dated February 8, 2013, Congratulating the Region of Peel on the Completion of the Mandatory Emergency Management Program Elements

Received 2013-268

MA-D3. Brock Carlton, Chief Executive Officer, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Letter dated February 4, 2013, Regarding the Third and Final Contribution Made to the Green Municipal Fund Study Grant Agreement for the Sustainable Neighbourhood Retrofit Action Plan

Received 2013-269

MA-D4. Shauna Danton, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated March 4, 2013, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Recommendation and Report titled “City of Brampton Response – Amendment No.1 to the Greenbelt Plan”

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-243

MA-D5. Arvin Prasad, Director, Integrated Planning, Memo dated March 6, 2013, Regarding the Rescheduling of the Growth Management Workshop from April 18, 2013 to May 30, 2013

Received 2013-270


7. BY-LAWS

Three Readings:

By-law 27-2013: A by-law to allocate federal gas tax revenue funds to the City of Brampton, the City of Mississauga and the Town of Caledon for the year 2013.

By-law 28-2013: A by-law to amend By-law 73-75, as amended, being a by-law to appoint an Area Weed Inspector for the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Moved by Councillor Crombie,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 27-2013 and 28-2013, 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 2013-271

See also Resolutions 2013-230, 2013-231 and 2013-244


8. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item – 8a:

a) Reduction of Speed Limit on Mayfield Road (Oral)

Received 2013-272

Councillor Palleschi noted his frustration with staff’s response to a previous request for a speed limit reduction and signage on Mayfield Road, noting that the request was made 18 months ago and that commitments were made to area residents, which have not been fulfilled.

Damian Albanese, Director, Transportation, confirmed that staff have completed the required investigation and undertook to report on the matter to the April 11, 2013 Regional Council meeting.


9. NOTICES OF MOTION
- Nil

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


1. Staff Reports

a) Closure of Peel Region Laboratory (Labour Relations or Employee Negotiations)

Received 2013-273


10. IN CAMERA MATTERS
- Nil


11. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Foley;

That By-law 29-2013 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on March 21, 2013, 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 2013-274


12. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 10:56 a.m.

 


K. Lockyer
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Regional Clerk

E. Kolb
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Regional Chair