December 12, 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
December 12, 2013

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:31 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Tovey recited the prayer.

  Members Present: G. Carlson
B. Crombie
F. Dale
S. Fennell
P. Foley
C. Fonseca
S. Hames
N. Iannicca*
E. Kolb
K. Mahoney
G. Miles

E. Moore
M. Morrison*
P. Mullin
R. Paterak
P. Saito
J. Sanderson
J. Sprovieri
R. Starr
A. Thompson
J. Tovey
R. Whitehead

       
  Members Absent: S. McFadden
H. McCallion
P. Palleschi
(Illness)
(personal matter)
       
  Also Present: D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; K. Hale, Acting 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. D. Mowat, 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; S. Singh, Legislative Technical Coordinator; V. Montesdeoca, 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

a) November 28, 2013, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

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

Carried 2013-1111


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That the agenda for the December 12, 2013 Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 2013-1112


5. DELEGATIONS
- Nil

6. REPORTS

1. Staff Reports

ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore

HE-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HE-A1. Report of the Aging Population Term of Council Priority Steering Committee (APSC-2013-5) meeting held on November 21, 2013

Moved by Councillor Foley,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That the report of the Aging Population Term of Council Priority Steering Committee (APSC-2013-5) meeting held on November 21, 2013, be adopted.

Carried 2013-1113

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION APSC-9-2013

That the agenda for the November 21, 2013, Aging Population Term of Council Priority Steering Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2013-1114

3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) APSC Meeting #5: Overview and Follow-up on Action Items (Oral)
Presentation by Janette Smith, Commissioner of Health Services

Received 2013-1115

b) Michael Cleland, Central Recreations Service Manager, City of Mississauga, Providing an Overview of the City of Mississauga's Planning for the Aging Population and Delivery of Services to Seniors

Received 2013-1116

c) Sharon Bonello, Recreation Supervisor, Flower City Seniors Centre, City of Brampton, Providing an Overview of the City of Brampton's Planning for the Aging Population and Delivery of Services to Seniors

Received 2013-1117

d) Doug Barnes, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Town of Caledon, Providing an Overview of the Town of Caledon's Planning for the Aging Population and Delivery of Services to Seniors

Received 2013-1118

e) Public Health Programming for Seniors (Oral)
Presentation by Dr. David Mowat, Medical Officer of Health, and Gayle Bursey, Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

Received 2013-1119

4. REPORTS

a) List of Low-Cost Proposed Changes to Ontario Building Code Related to Accessibility and Age-Friendly Principals

Received 2013-1120

b) Overview of Canadian Municipal Initiatives and Strategies to Support an Aging Population

Received 2013-1121

c) Regional Collaboration and Partnership with Community Care Access Centres

Received 2013-1122

d) Role of Paramedics to Support an Aging Population

Received 2013-1123

e) Overview of Regional Programs and Services for Seniors

Received 2013-1124

As a quorum of voting members was not present, and as all business had been reviewed, in accordance with Section III-5(g) of the Region of Peel Procedure By-law 100-2012, the Aging Population Term of Council Priority Steering Committee stood adjourned at 3:19 p.m.

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES
Chaired by Councillor G. Miles

HS-A. DEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Affordable Transit Pass Pilot Program

Received 2013-1125


HS-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-B1. Ken Seiling, Chair, Mayors and Regional Chairs of Ontario of Single Tier Cities and Regions (MARCO), Letter dated November 26, 2013, Informing Regional Council of its Support for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Call for the Development of a New Long-Term Federal Plan to Fix Canada's Housing Crunch

Received 2013-1126

Councillor Morrison arrived at 9:34 a.m. (other municipal business)

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Councillor R. Whitehead

MA-A. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A1. 2014 Interim Regional Requisition By-law

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That the 2014 interim Regional requisition be approved at a sum not to exceed 50 per cent of the 2013 general tax levy to the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon;

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

Carried 2013-1127

See also Resolution 2013-1159

MA-A2. Report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2013-8) meeting held on November 19, 2013

Moved by Councillor Foley,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That the report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2013-8) meeting held on November 19, 2013, be adopted.

Carried 2013-1128

1. CALL TO ORDER

A quorum of voting members was not present, and in accordance with section III-5(g) of the Region of Peel Procedural By-law 100-2012, the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) received information.

Presentation - Item 4a was dealt with.

4. DELEGATIONS

a. Diya Gill, Manager of Education, Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA), Providing Information on OMSSA's work in Developing Resources to Help Build Accessible Community Engagement

A quorum of voting members was achieved.

4. DELEGATIONS

a. Diya Gill, Manager of Education, Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA), Providing Information on OMSSA's in Developing Resources to Help Build Accessible Community Engagement

Received 2013-1129

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AAC-20-2013:

That the agenda for the November 19, 2013, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be amended to include the Resignation of Glenn Barnes from the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee, to be dealt with under Communications - Item 5c;

And further, that the agenda for the November 19, 2013, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be amended to include a communication from thestar.com, titled "Ontario Businesses Ignore Provincial Accessibility Law", to be dealt with under Communications - Item 5d;

And further, that the agenda for the November 19, 2013, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be amended to include a communication from Councillor Richard Paterak regarding the frequency and location of AAC meetings, to be dealt with under Communication - Item 5e;

And further, that the agenda for the November 19, 2013, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2013-1130

See also Resolutions 2013-1135 to 2013-1137 inclusive

3. PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES

a. Minutes of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2013-7) meeting held on October 29, 2013

Received 2013-1131

4. DELEGATIONS

a. Diya Gill, Manager of Education, Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA), Providing Information on OMSSA's Work in Developing Resources to Help Build Accessible Community Engagement

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1129

b. William Goursky, Resident, City of Brampton, Regarding the 2014 AAC Meeting Schedule

Received 2013-1132

See also Resolutions 2013-1134, 2013-1135 and 2013-1133

Item Related to Reports - Item 6c-vi) was dealt with.

6. REPORTS

c. Updates

vi) 2014 Meeting Schedule (Oral)

RECOMMENDATION AAC-21-2013:

That the AAC meeting schedule for 2014 be amended to continue to hold the AAC meetings monthly and on Tuesday, except for the summer months, where one meeting would be held, as is the current practice;

And further, that 2014 being an election year, AAC meetings not be scheduled beyond the month of September.

Approved 2013-1133

See also Resolutions 2013-1129, 2013-1134 and 2013-1135

Items Related to Communications - Item 5b and 5e were dealt with.

5. COMMUNICATIONS

b. Kathryn Lockyer, Regional Clerk and Director of Clerks, Memo dated November 12, 2013, Background Information Regarding the 2014 AAC Meeting Schedule

Received 2013-1134

See also Resolutions 2013-1132, 2013-1135 and 2013-1133

Additional Item - Item 5e:

e. Richard Paterak, Regional Councillor, Town of Caledon, Ward 1, E-mail dated November 18, 2013, Regarding the Frequency and Location of AAC Meetings

Received 2013-1135

See also Resolutions 2013-1130, 2013-1132, 2013-1134, and 2013-1133

5. COMMUNICATIONS

a. Accessibility Experts Ltd., November Ability Sheet titled, "Persons with Mental Health Disabilities"

Received 2013-1136

b. Kathryn Lockyer, Regional Clerk and Director of Clerks, Memo dated November 12, 2013, Background Information Regarding the 2014 AAC Meeting Schedule

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1134

Additional Items - Item 5c to 5e:

c. Glenn Barnes, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member, E-mail dated November 14, 2013, Advising of his Resignation from the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION AAC-22-2013:

That the email from Glenn Barnes regarding his resignation from the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), be deferred to the January AAC meeting;

And further, that staff report back to the January 2014 AAC meeting with the list of the candidates recommended for membership on the AAC for the remainder of the term.

Approved 2013-1137

See also Resolution 2013-1130

d. thestar.com, Article dated November 18, 2013, titled “Ontario Businesses Ignore Provincial Accessibility Law"

Received 2013-1138

See also Resolution 2013-1130

e. Richard Paterak, Regional Councillor, Town of Caledon, Ward 1, E-mail dated November 18, 2013, Regarding the Frequency and Location of AAC Meetings

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1135

Item Related to Reports - Item c-i) was dealt with.

6. REPORTS

c. Updates

i) AAC Recruitment Update (Oral)
Update by Aretha Adams, Manager, Regulatory Compliance

Received 2013-1139

6. REPORTS

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

Received 2013-1140

See also Resolution 2013-1141

RECOMMENDATION AAC-23-2013:

That the key recommendations for the Accessible Transportation Master Plan as outlined in the presentation of the Principal Planner, Transportation Planning Division, Region of Peel at the Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) meeting held on November 19, 2013, be endorsed.

Approved 2013-1141

See also Resolution 2013-1140

b. 2013 Accessibility Compliance Report to the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment

Received 2013-1142

c. Updates

i) AAC Recruitment Update (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1139

ii) Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Program Monthly Update (November) (Oral)
Update by Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist

Received 2013-1143

iii) Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Work Plan Update

Received 2013-1144

iv) Subcommittee Updates - Nil

v) Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member Updates - Nil

vi) 2014 Meeting Schedule (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1133

MA-A3. Report of the Growth Management Committee (GMC-2013-2) meeting held on November 21, 2013

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Foley;

That the report of the Growth Management Committee (GMC-2013-2) meeting held on November 21, 2013, be adopted.

Carried 2013-1145

1. ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR

RECOMMENDATION GMC-4-2013:

That Councillor Tovey be elected Chair of the Growth Management Committee for the term ending November 30, 2014 or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Approved 2013-1146

RECOMMENDATION GMC-5-2013:

That Councillor Foley be elected Vice Chair of the Growth Management Committee for the term ending November 30, 2014 or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Approved 2013-1147

2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GMC-6-2013:

That the agenda for the November 21, 2013 Growth Management Committee meeting, be approved.

Approved 2013-1148

4. DELEGATIONS - NIL

5. REPORTS

f) GMC Meeting #2: Context of Growth Management Committee (Oral)
Presentation by Arvin Prasad, Director, Integrated Planning Division

Received 2013-1149

g) Request to Extend the Term of the Growth Management Committee

RECOMMENDATION GMC-7-2013:

That the term of membership of the Growth Management Committee be extended for a term that ends upon completion of the mandate of the Committee or at the end of the term of Regional Council, which ever comes first;

And further, that the Terms of Reference for the Growth Management Committee be updated.

Approved 2013-1150

h) Peel 2041, Regional Official Plan Review (Peel 2041) - Work Program

RECOMMENDATION GMC-8-2013:

That the work program and schedule as set out in Appendices I and II in the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated October 11, 2013, titled "Peel 2041, Regional Official Plan Review (Peel 2041) - Work Program, be endorsed as the basis for the Peel 2041, Regional Official Plan Review (Peel 2041).

Approved 2013-1151

i) Region of Peel Annual Residential Intensification Rate 2007-2012

Received 2013-1152

j) Addressing Water Resources in Peel 2041 (Oral)
Presentation by Mark Head, Manager, Research and Analysis, Integrated Planning Division

Received 2013-1153

Councillor Iannicca arrived at 9:36 a.m. (illness)

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Councillor A. Thompson

PW-A. DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

PW-A1. South Albion-Bolton Employment Land and North Hill Supermarket Settlement Expansion - Regional Official Plan Amendment Application (ROP-10-002C) by the Town of Caledon

Moved by Councillor Foley,
Seconded by Councillor Whitehead;

That the Regional Municipality of Peel hold a Public Meeting on January 23, 2014 to consider the application (ROP-10-002C) by the Town of Caledon for a Regional Official Plan Amendment for the South Albion-Bolton Employment Land and North Hill Supermarket settlement boundary expansion to the Regional Official Plan.

Carried 2013-1154

See also Resolution 2013-1158


PW-B. OPERATIONS SUPPORT

PW-B1. Fleet Services for Credit Valley Conservation Authority

Received 2013-1155

The Commissioner of Public Works undertook to provide Councillor Starr with a detailed breakdown of costs related to the provision of fleet services for the Credit Valley Conservation Authority (CVC).


PW-C. TRANSPORTATION

PW-C1. Professional Engineering Services for the Detailed Design and Contract Administration for Improvements on Regional Road 50 from Castlemore Road to Mayfield Road and Mayfield Road from Regional Road 50 to Coleraine Drive, Capital Projects 11-4060 and 11-4080, Document Number 2013-088P - City of Brampton, Ward 10 and Town of Caledon, Wards 4 and 5

Moved by Councillor Sprovieri,
Seconded by Councillor Foley;

That the contract (Document 2013-088P) for professional engineering services for detailed design and contract administration for improvements on Regional Road 50 from Castlemore Road to Mayfield Road and Mayfield Road from Regional Road 50 to Coleraine Drive, be awarded to R.V. Anderson Associates Limited, in the estimated amount of $2,503,021 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 11-4060 and 11-4080, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 113-2013.

Carried 2013-1156


PW-D. WATER

PW-D1. York-Peel Water Supply Agreement Update

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That the Region of Peel reduce the volume of water provided to the Region of York from an annual maximum water flow of 388.32 MLD to an annual maximum water flow of 331.0 MLD;

And further, that the Region of Peel partially reimburse the Region of York, by way of credit on future capital contributions as outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated November 26, 2013, titled "York-Peel Water Supply Agreement Update", for its contributions to the existing Peel system;

And further, that the duly authorized signing officers of the Regional Corporation execute an amended Water Supply Agreement and Minutes of Settlement with the Region of York to provide for the matters described in the subject report and such related matters as may be desirable to implement the negotiated settlement which it describes;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the Clerk of the Region of York, for information.

Carried 2013-1157

In response to a question from Councillor Crombie, Dan Labrecque, Commissioner of Public Works, advised that the reduction in the amount of water provided to the Region of York is as a result of a settlement agreement between the Region of Peel and York Region. He stated that Peel was in effect "buying back", capacity from York and as such, the need for the Region of Peel to spend upwards of $500 million to expand the Hanlan and Beckett Sproule Pump Stations and Reservoirs would not need to be advanced until beyond 2031.

The Commissioner of Public Works undertook to report to the next meeting of the Growth Management Committee with an overview of the history of the water supply agreement with the Region of York.


PW-E. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-E1. Barbara Karrandjas, Council/Committee Co-ordinator, Town of Caledon, Letter dated November 27, 2013, Providing a Copy of the Town of Caledon Report and Resolution titled "South Albion-Bolton Land Expansion and North Hill Supermarket Settlement Boundary Expansion - Regional Official Plan Amendment Application Addendum"

Received 2013-1158

See also Resolution 2013-1154


7. BY-LAWS

Three Readings:

By-law 115-2013: A by-law to requisition from the lower-tier municipalities a sum not exceeding 50 per cent of the amount that in By-law 31-2013 was to be raised in each lower-tier municipality, before the adoption of the final Regional estimates for the year 2014.

By-law 116-2013: A by-law to accept, assume and dedicate lands for public highway purposes.

By-law 117-2013: A by-law to amend By-law 100-2012 being a by-law to govern the calling, place and proceedings of the meetings of Council and its committees and the conduct of their members.

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 115-2013 to 117-2013 inclusive, 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 2013-1159

See also Resolutions 2013-1127


8. OTHER BUSINESS - Nil


9. NOTICES OF MOTION
- Nil


10. IN CAMERA MATTERS

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


1. Staff Reports

a) Proposed Property Acquisition - Regional Road 8 (The Gore Road) Widening from Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) to Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) - City of Brampton, Ward 10 and the City of Vaughan (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Sprovieri,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That The Regional Municipality of Peel, as Purchaser, enter into an Offer to Sell Agreement with 2205086 Ontario Inc., as Vendor, for the purchase of fee simple interest and temporary easement interest in the lands described as follows:

And further, that the funds for the transaction be financed from Capital Project 10-4070.

Carried 2013-1160

 

11. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That By-law 123-2013 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on December 12, 2013, and to authorize the execution of documents in accordance with the Region of Peel 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 2013-1161


12. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 10:04 a.m.


K. Lockyer
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Regional Clerk

E. Kolb
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Regional Chair