May 8, 2014 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
6-13. Staff Reports and Communications
     
14. By-laws
15. Other Business
16. Notices of Motion
17. In Camera Matters
18. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
19. Adjournment

THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
May 8, 2014

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:32 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Moore 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
H. McCallion
S. McFadden

G. Miles
E. Moore
P. Mullin
R. Paterak
P. Saito
J. Sanderson
J. Sprovieri
R. Starr
A. Thompson
J. Tovey*
R. Whitehead*
       
  Members Absent:
M. Morrison
P. Palleschi

(personal matter)
(Vacation)
       
  Also Present:

D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; G. Sabat, Commissioner of Service Innovation, Information and Technology; N. Trim, Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services; P. O'Connor, Regional Solicitor and Director, Legal and Risk Management; D. Labrecque, Commissioner of Public Works; J. Menard, Commissioner of Human Services; J. Smith, Commissioner of Health Services; Dr. E. de Villa, Acting Medical Officer of Health; K. Lockyer, Regional Clerk and Director of Clerk's; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist; S. Singh, Legislative Technical Coordinator; V. Montesdeoca, Legislative Technical Coordinator;
L. Sieben, Acting Legislative Technical Coordinator

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*See text for arrivals
¨See text for departures

2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Councillor McCallion stated her conflict of interest with respect to Item 17.1 contained within the Minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on April 24, 2014, due to a personal interest in the matter.


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

3.1. April 24, 2014, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on April 24, 2014 be approved.

Carried 2014-377


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor McFadden,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the agenda for the May 8, 2014 Regional Council meeting include an additional delegation from Giorgio Bicego, General Manager, Canadian Phoenix Steel Products, regarding the Hanlan Feedermain Project, to be dealt with under Delegations - Item 5.6;

And further, that the agenda for the May 8, 2014 Regional Council meeting include an additional In Camera report from the Regional Solicitor, titled, "Legal Advice Regarding Hanlan Project Contract 3 (Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose)", to be dealt with under In Camera Matters - Item 17.2;

And further, that the agenda for the May 8, 2014 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2014-378

See also Resolutions 2014-387 and 2014-430

David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer, introduced Gilbert Sabat, the new Commissioner of Service Innovation, Information and Technology to Members of Regional Council.


5. DELEGATIONS

5.1. Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai and the University Network Hospitals, and Provincial Lead, Senior's Strategy, Providing Information on the Development of Ontario's Strategy for Providing Care to the Population Aged 65 and Older

Received 2014-379

See also Resolution 2014-380

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

Dr. Samir Sinha, Director of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai and the University Network Hospitals and Provincial Lead for Ontario's Senior's Strategy, presented findings from his work in developing a Province-wide strategy in caring for Ontarians as they age, and provided suggestions for municipalities to consider with respect to the provision of current and future services.

Councillor McCallion highlighted the need for municipalities to plan communities that are all-age friendly, with all segments of the population given priority.

In response to comments from Members of Regional Council, Dr. Sinha stated that all levels of government need to work together to ensure communities are accessible and that residents know how to access information related to available supports and services.

Councillor Whitehead arrived at 9:45 a.m.
Councillor Tovey arrived at 9:55 a.m. (other municipal business)
Councillor Fennell arrived at 9:55 a.m. (personal matter)

Items Related to Health - Item 12.1 was dealt with.

12.1. Update On Ontario's Seniors Strategy

Received 2014-380

See also Resolution 2014-379

5.2. Dr. Kathleen Dooling, Associate Medical Officer of Health and Loretta Rowan, Manager, Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Communicable Diseases, Region of Peel, Presenting on the Immunization of School Pupils Act

Received 2014-381

See also Resolution 2014-382

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

Dr. Kathleen Dooling, Associate Medical Officer of Health, outlined the new requirements under the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) which require students to be immunized against three additional diseases, effective July 1, 2014: Pertussis (whooping cough); Varicella (chicken pox); and Meningitis. She stated that currently, 59,000 students do not have a record in the system for the required vaccines and 18,000 students did not receive their grade 7 dose of meningitis vaccine. Peel Public Health will be communicating the new requirements to parents and will provide the opportunity to submit immunization records or obtain the vaccines, within one year. Compliance will be enforced commencing in fall, 2015.

In response to a question from Councillor Mullin, Dr. Dooling stated that the Region of Peel has had excellent uptake and coverage of vaccines in schools.

Items Related to Health - Item 12.5 was dealt with.

12.5. Amendments to the Immunization of School Pupils Act (R.S.O. 1990, REG. 645)

Received 2014-382

See also Resolution 2014-381

5.3. Tony DiMillo, Principal and Travis Hartman, Project Manager, Southland Technicore Mole J.V., Regarding the All Tunnel Proposal for Tomken Road on Hanlan Feedermain and Mississauga City Centre Watermain Contract 3

Received 2014-383

See also Resolutions 2014-384 to 2014-389 inclusive and 2014-428

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

Tony Di Millo, Principal and Travis Hartman, Project Manager, Southland Technicore Mole, J.V., outlined Value Engineering Change Proposal 1 for Contract 3 of the Hanlan Feedermain project which includes the tunnelling of the Tomken Road portion. Benefits of an all-tunnel approach include fewer traffic lane closures, decreased construction traffic and a lesser impact on local residents and businesses. The project would be completed within the time allowed in the contract documents at no additional cost to the Region of Peel.

Regional Chair Kolb requested that the recommendations related to Contract 3 (paragraphs 3 and 4) contained in the report of the Acting Commissioner of Public Works, listed as Item 10.5 on the May 8, 2014 Regional Council agenda be dealt with.

Items Related to Public Works - Item 10.5 was dealt with.

10.5. Value Engineering Change Proposal Review and Update on the Hanlan Feedermain and Mississauga City Centre Watermain Project, Capital Projects 10-1205 and 10-1121 - City of Mississauga, Wards 1, 3, 4 and 5

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That Value Engineering Change Proposal 1 from the Southland Technicore Mole Joint Venture for Contract 3 of the Hanlan Feedermain (2013-490T) as outlined in the subject report, be accepted;

And further, that Value Engineering Change Proposal 2 from the Southland Technicore Mole Joint Venture for Contract 3 of the Hanlan Feedermain (2013-490T) as outlined in the subject report, not be accepted.

Carried 2014-384

See also Resolutions 2014-383, 2014-385 to 2014-389 inclusive and 2014-428

5.4. Gerry Mulhern, President, Canadian Concrete Pipe Association, Regarding the Hanlan Project Pipe Material Selection for Project Currently in Progress

Received 2014-385

See also Resolutions 2014-383, 2014-384, 2014-386 to 2014-389 and 2014-428

Gerry Mulhern, President, Canadian Concrete Pipe Association (CCPA), encouraged the continued use of concrete pressure pipe (CPP) for the Hanlan Feedermain project, highlighting CPP's history of being reliable pipe material with a lower failure rate than steel pipe. He further noted that the use of CPP support Ontario jobs in the companies that manufacture CPP and their supply chain in Ontario and Canada.

Gerry Mulhern expressed concern with the statement contained in the report listed as Item 10.5. on the May 8, 2014 Regional Council agenda which states that the review of a report presented to Regional Council in July 2012, titled “Water Main Break Rates in the USA and Canada: A Comprehensive Study” did not confirm failure rates four to five times greater in steel versus CPP. He provided information related to failure rates for each pipe material that support the findings contained in the report presented in July 2012 and indicated that the statement contained within the subject staff report challenges the credibility of the CCPA.

5.5. Jim Tully, Executive Vice President, Munro Ltd., Regarding the Hanlan Project Pipe Material Selection for Project Currently in Progress

Received 2014-386

See also Resolutions 2014-383 to 2014-385 inclusive, 2014-386 to 2014-389 inclusive and 2014-428

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

Jim Tully, Executive Vice President, Munro Ltd., requested that Regional Council maintain its buy-Canadian policy and continue to utilize concrete pressure pipe for the Hanlan Feedermain Project. He also expressed concern with statements contained in the staff report listed as Item 10.5 on the May 8, 2014 Regional Council agenda with respect to failure rates of concrete versus steel pipe material.

Additional Item - Item 5.6:

5.6. Giorgio Bicego, General Manager, Canadian Phoenix Steel Products, Providing an Overview of the Canadian Phoenix Steel Products as it Relates to the Hanlan Feedermain Project

Received 2014-387

See also Resolutions 2014-378, 2014-383 to 2014-386 inclusive, 2014-388, 2014-389 and 2014-428

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

Giorgio Bicego, General Manager, Canadian Phoenix Steel Products, provided an overview of the company and requested that Regional Council reconsider the use of steel pipe for the Hanlan Feedermain project based on the history of steel pipes, its performance and cost advantages. He encouraged Regional Council to maintain a buy local/Canadian policy regardless of the material used for the project.

The recommendations related to Contracts 1 and 2 (paragraphs 1 and 2) contained in the report of the Acting Commissioner of Public Works, listed as Item 10.5 on the May 8, 2014 Regional Council agenda were dealt with.

Moved by Councillor Crombie,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That Value Engineering Change Proposal 1 from McNally Construction for Contract 1 of the Hanlan Feedermain (2013-006T), as outlined in the report of the Acting Commissioner of Public Works, titled “Value Engineering Change Proposal Review and Update on the Hanlan Feedermain and Mississauga City Center Watermain Project, Capital Projects 10-1205 and 10-1121 - City of Mississauga, Wards 1, 3, 4 and 5”, be accepted;

And further, that Value Engineering Change Proposal 1 from the TD2MP Joint Venture for Contract 2 of the Hanlan Feedermain (2013-131T) as outlined in the subject report, not be accepted.

Carried 2014-388

See also Resolutions 2014-383 to 2014-387 inclusive, 2014-389 and 2014-428

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That the use of both AWWA C200 steel pipe and concrete pressure pipe, where appropriate, on future Region of Peel watermain projects installed via tunneling be endorsed.

Deferred to a future meeting of Regional Council 2014-389

See also Resolutions 2014-383 to 2014-388 inclusive and 2014-428

Councillor McCallion requested that the recommendation related to the use of both steel pipe and concrete pressure pipe on future Region of Peel watermain projects (paragraph 5) contained in the report of the Acting Commissioner of Public Works, listed as Item 10.5 on the May 8, 2014 Regional Council agenda be deferred to a future meeting of Regional Council to allow staff to address the concerns raised by delegates with respect to the failure rates of steel versus concrete pressure pipe material.


6. ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES
Chaired by Councillor G. Miles

6.1. The Province of Ontario's Proposed Regulatory Changes to The Day Nurseries Act (DNA)

Received 2014-390

6.2. Peel Renovates Update 2014

Received 2014-391

Councillor Paterak requested that staff explore opportunities to ensure the application process for the Peel Renovates program is administered in such a manner that qualified applicants are selected on a random basis.

Councillor Saito requested that staff determine how to ensure program applicants are prioritized based on financial need.

6.3. Financial Update on Affordable Housing

Received 2014-392


7. COMMUNICATIONS

7.1. Barbara Hall, Chief Commissioner, Ontario Human Rights Commission, Letter dated February 20, 2014, Providing a Copy of "Room for Everyone: Human Rights and Rental Housing Licensing"

Received 2014-393

7.2. Laurie Leblanc, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated March 27, 2014, Providing Comments on "Peel's Housing and Homelessness Plan: A Community Strategy 2014-2024"

Received 2014-394

8. ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Councillor R. Whitehead

8.1. 2013 Operating Financial Performance Triannual Report - Year End (Unaudited)

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That staff be authorized to implement the 2013 surplus management actions and administrative adjustments as outlined in the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, titled “2013 Operating Financial Performance Triannual Report - Year End (Unaudited)".

Carried 2014-395

See also Resolution 2014-396

8.2. 2013 Capital Performance and Impact on Capital Reserves and Reserve Funds - Year End (Unaudited)

Received 2014-396

See also Resolution 2014-395

8.3. Budget Policy & Reserve Management Policy Compliance Update - December 2013

Received 2014-397

8.4. Analysis of Recent Canadian Federation of Independent Business Report

Received 2014-398

Councillor Paterak noted that municipalities are required to spend money on provincial initiatives and requirements instead of only for matters within municipal jurisdiction. The additional requirements are funded from the 8 cents per dollar of total government taxes municipalities directly collect.

8.5. Report of the Growth Management Committee (GMC-2/2014) meeting held on April 17, 2014

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Foley;

That the report of the Growth Management Committee (GMC-2/2014) meeting held on April 17, 2014 be approved.

Carried 2014-399

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GMC-3-2014:

That the agenda for the April 17, 2014 Growth Management Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2014-400


3. DELEGATIONS - Nil


4. REPORTS

4.1. GMC Meeting #4: Context of Growth Management Committee (Oral)
    Presentation by Arvin Prasad, Director, Integrated Planning Division

Received 2014-401

See also Resolution 2014-402

RECOMMENDATION GMC-4-2014:

Whereas Amendment 2 to the Places to Grow Growth Plan (the "Provincial Amendment") allocates additional growth to the Region of Peel;

And whereas, the Region of Peel has already incurred $1.3 billion of debt to service growth;

And whereas, a business case establishing the extent of further growth which the Region of Peel can affordably sustain has not yet been approved;

Therefore be it resolved, that staff are directed to bring forward a sustainable business plan outlining the amount of growth the Region of Peel can afford, for implementation in response to the Provincial Amendment;

And further, that the proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) 27 be brought forward with policies regarding health and the built environment, age-friendly planning, and housing;

And further, that ROPA 27 not otherwise proceed until Regional Council has approved the business plan.

Approved 2014-402

See also Resolution 2014-401

4.2. Transportation - Planning and Delivering for Growth (Oral)
    Presentation by Damian Albanese, Director, Transportation Division and Sabbir Saiyed, Manager, Transportation Division

Received 2014-403


5. COMMUNICATIONS

5.1. Carey deGorter, Director of Administration/Town Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated March 24, 2013, Regarding the Provincial Plan Review

Received 2014-404

5.2. Carey deGorter, Director of Administration/Town Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated March 24, 2013, Regarding Growth Forecasts Review - Recommended Growth Option

Referred to Corporate Services 2014-405

5.3. Carey deGorter, Director of Administration/Town Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated March 24, 2013, Regarding Growth Forecasts Review - Adjustment of 2041 Employment Forecast

Referred to Corporate Services 2014-406

8.6. Report of the Audit Committee (AC-2/2014) meeting held on April 17, 2014

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That the report of the Audit Committee (AC-2/2014) meeting held on April 17, 2014 be approved.

Carried 2014-407

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AC-4-2014:

That the agenda for the April 17, 2014, Audit Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2014-408


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

3.1. Norma Trim, Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services; Dave Bingham, Treasurer and Director, Corporate Finance; Monique Hynes, Manager, Accounting Services, Presenting the 2012 Government Finance Officers Association Canadian Award for Financial Reporting

Received 2014-409


4. REPORTS

Item 4.2 was dealt with.

4.2. Review of Engineering Consultant Contract Extensions
    Presentation by Jennifer Weinman, Manager, Internal Audit and James Macintyre, Director, Purchasing

Received 2014-410

4.1. 2013 Fraud Information
    Presentation by Joan Appleton, Manager, Internal Audit

Received 2014-411

4.2. Review of Engineering Consultant Contract Extensions
    Presentation by Jennifer Weinman, Manager, Internal Audit and James Macintyre, Director, Purchasing

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2014-410


9. COMMUNICATIONS

9.1. Avi Benlolo, President and CEO, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies, Letter dated April 2, 2014, Thanking Regional Council Members for Their Interest and Participation in the Tour for Humanity

Received 2014-412


10. ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Councillor A. Thompson

10.1. Supply and Implementation of a Utility Billing System for Water and Wastewater Services, Capital Projects 11-7400 and 07-7400

Moved by Councillor Starr,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the contract for the supply of a Utility Billing System be awarded to Oracle Canada ULC in the estimated amount of $1,909,946.45 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 113-2013;

And further, that the contract for the implementation of a Utility Billing System be awarded to Black and Veatch Canada Company in the estimated amount of $8,272,000.00 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 113-2013;

And further, that approval be granted to the Director of Purchasing to increase/extend the subject contracts for any products and services that are deemed proprietary or similar in nature, to maintain the lifecycle of the system and to the limit of the approved budget.

Carried 2014-413

10.2. Term of Council Priority No. 4 Improve Stormwater Management

Moved by Councillor Starr,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That the report of the Commissioner of Public Works titled “Term of Council Priority No. 4, Improve Stormwater Management”, be endorsed;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Credit Valley Conservation Authority, City of Mississauga, City of Brampton and Town of Caledon for endorsement.

Carried 2014-414

Councillor Miles commended staff for undertaking a comprehensive review of the issue of stormwater management and stressed the need for Regional Council to consider funding for additional infrastructure to ensure the Region of Peel is prepared to deal with disasters such as the July 8, 2013 flooding and December 2013 ice storm.

Members of Regional Council recognized staff for their efforts in assisting residents whose properties were affected by the severe weather events and highlighted the importance of a collaborative approach by the Region, area municipalities and Conservation Authorities for dealing with future issues.

10.3. Updates to the Basement Flooding Remediation Program
    Presentation by Mark Schiller, Executive Director, Water and Wastewater Divisions

Received 2014-415

See also Resolution 2014-416

Moved by Councillor Crombie,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That the pilot Cooksville Creek Basement Flooding Remediation Program be closed effective May 8, 2014, and a new comprehensive program be established that includes two new items: Voluntary Roof Downspout Disconnection Rebate Program and the Sanitary Backwater Valve Rebate Program;

And further, that a Voluntary Roof Downspout Disconnection Rebate Program (VRDDRP) be implemented on July 1, 2014 with the first phase ending June 30, 2015;

And further, that the initial focus be on residential properties that were built before 1975 in previously flooded areas with a maximum subsidy of $75 per home or unit;

And further, that the Sanitary Backwater Valve Rebate Program (SBVRP) be implemented, commencing on July 1, 2014;

And further, that the initial focus be on residential properties that were previously flooded as outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, titled “Updates to the Basement Flooding Remediation Program”, with a maximum subsidy of $700 per residential property;

And further, that staff report the results of the new program back to Regional Council in January 2015 to determine if phase two of the rebate program is implemented and how the Mandatory program is implemented and enforced.

Carried 2014-416

See also Resolution 2014-415

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

Mark Schiller, Executive Director, Water and Wastewater, provided an overview of the Region of Peel's basement flooding Risk Reduction Program which includes a multi-phase Downspout Disconnection Program, Sanitary Backwater Valve rebate program; sanitary manhole sealing program and working with area municipalities to develop a common education and outreach plan while collectively attempting to better manage storm water.

In response to a question from Councillor Fonseca, Mark Schiller confirmed that Region of Peel staff would be available to attend public information meetings hosted by the area municipalities with respect to flooding remediation.

In response to a question from Councillor Tovey, Mark Schiller stated that Region of Peel staff are working with area municipal and Conservation Authority staff to ensure all residents affected advise the Region and ensure consistent information related to flooding remediation is provided to residents.

Councillor Miles suggested that an educational video be developed for use at community meetings.

10.4. Sanitary Servicing Local Improvement Project for the Construction of Sanitary Sewers in the Gordon Woods Area on Parker Drive, Harborn Trail and Gordon Drive - City of Mississauga, Ward 7

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor McFadden;

That a proposed local improvement initiative to construct a 250 mm diameter sanitary sewer in the Gordon Woods Area in the City of Mississauga pending the receipt of a petition from area residents to support the reduction of partial servicing and provide opportunity for property owners to replace their existing private septic systems with municipal wastewater servicing be specially assessed based on a frontage rate of $1365.00 per metre to a maximum of 22 metres per lot;

And further, that if a sufficient petition is obtained from the owners in the Gordon Woods Area to construct the sanitary sewer as a local improvement project, staff present the necessary by-law to Regional Council for enactment.

Carried 2014-417

10.5. Value Engineering Change Proposal Review and Update on the Hanlan Feedermain and Mississauga City Centre Watermain Project, Capital Projects 10-1205 and 10-1121 - City of Mississauga, Wards 1, 3, 4 and 5

This item was dealt with under Resolutions 2014-384, 2014-388 and 2014-389


11. COMMUNICATIONS

11.1. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 14, 2014, Providing a Notice of the Premier's Announcement of $29 Billion for Transit and Transportation Infrastructure

Received 2014-418


12. ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore

12.1. Update On Ontario's Seniors Strategy

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2014-380

12.2. Report of the Aging Population Term of Council Priority Steering Committee (APSC - 3/2014) meeting held April 17, 2014

Moved by Councillor McFadden,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That the report of the Aging Population Term of Council Priority Steering Committee (APAC-3/2014) meeting held on April 17, 2014, be approved.

Carried 2014-419

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION APSC-3-2014:

That the agenda for the April 17, 2014, Aging Population Term of Council Priority Steering Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2014-420


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS - Nil


4. REPORTS

4.1 Aging Population Term of Council Priority Steering Committee's Findings Report
    Presentation by Janette Smith, Commissioner of Health Services, and Janet Menard, Commissioner of Human Services

Received 2014-421


5. COMMUNICATIONS

5.1. Good Times Article by Wendy Haaf, January 2013 edition, titled "Living Together"

Referred to Human Services 2014-422

12.3. Paramedic Facility Co-Locate at Highway 50 and Cross Country Blvd. with the Corporation of the Town of Caledon

Moved by Councillor Foley,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the Regional Municipality of Peel enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with The Corporation of the Town of Caledon to commence design and construction of a co-located Fire and Paramedic station to be located at Highway 50 and Cross Country Blvd. in the Town of Caledon;

And further, that the Town of Caledon be reimbursed in the estimated amount of $1,300,000 (excluding of applicable taxes), for the Region of Peel's capital costs for the design and construction of the Paramedic Station at Highway 50 and Cross Country Blvd. in the Town of Caledon, in accordance with Purchasing By-Law 63-2008;

And further, that the Commissioner of Health Services be given the delegated authority to execute the Memorandum of Understanding and any and all other documents and agreements relating to the co-locate referred to herein, including but not limited to construction agreements, design and development agreements, and project payments to the satisfaction of the Regional Solicitor.

Carried 2014-423

12.4. 2013 Performance Management System Results for LTC Division

Received 2014-424

12.5. Amendments to the Immunization of School Pupils Act (R.S.O. 1990, REG. 645)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2014-382


13. COMMUNICATIONS

13.1. Minister Deb Matthews, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Letter dated April 2, 2014, Advising of Additional Base Funding to be Provided for the Land Ambulance Services Grant

Received 2014-425


14. BY-LAWS - Nil


15. OTHER BUSINESS

15.1. Request from Kim Gavine, General Manager, Conservation Ontario, to Delegate to the May 29, 2014 Conservation Authorities Advisory Committee Meeting Regarding Conservation Ontario's Whitepaper and Role with Flood Management and Mitigation

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the request from Kim Gavine, General Manager, Conservation Ontario, to delegate to the May 29, 2014 Conservation Authorities Advisory Committee meeting regarding Conservation Ontario's Whitepaper and Role with Flood Management and Mitigation, be approved.

Carried 2014-426

15.2. Request from Brian Denney, Chief Executive Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), to Delegate to the May 29, 2014 Conservation Authorities Advisory Committee Meeting Regarding Public Lands Transfer to TRCA: A Strategy for Managing Palgrave Estates

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the request from Brian Denney, CEO, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority to delegate to the May 29, 2014 Conservation Authorities Advisory Committee meeting regarding Public Lands Transfer to TRCA: A Strategy for Managing Palgrave Estates, be approved.

Carried 2014-427

Additional Item - Item 15.3.:

15.3. Request for Information Related to the Hanlan Feedermain Project (Oral)

Received 2014-428

See also Resolutions 2014-383 to 2014-389 inclusive

Councillor Starr requested that staff report to a future meeting of Regional Council with an analysis of the costs associated with tunneling versus open cut shafts related to the Hanlan Feedermain project.

Councillor McCallion requested that the report include costs associated with the impacts of tunneling versus open-cut on local businesses, transit, emergency services, traffic management, project ambassadors and monitoring.


16. NOTICES OF MOTION - Nil


17. IN CAMERA MATTERS

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


17.1. Labour Relations or Employee Negotiations

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the Memorandum of Settlement for the implementation of the new Collective Agreement between The Regional Municipality of Peel and the Ontario Public Service Employees' Union Local 277 representing employees in Peel Regional Paramedic Services Vehicle, Equipment Preparation Assistants, be ratified;

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

Carried 2014-429

Additional Item - Item 17.2:

17.2. Legal Advice Regarding Hanlan Project Contract 3 (Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose)

Received 2014-430

See also Resolution 2014-378


18. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

That By-law 38-2014 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on May 8, 2014, 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 2014-431


19. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 12:53 p.m.





K. Lockyer
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Regional Clerk

E.Kolb
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Regional Chair