THE COUNCIL OF THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL

HELD IN BRAMPTON

JUNE 13, 1974

 

The regular meeting of the Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel was held on the above date at 1:30 p.m.

The Regional Chairman called the meeting to order.

Councillor J. I. McMullin recited the opening prayer.

All members were present except Councillor F. R. Dalzell; Councillor M. E. Gregory; Councillor H. E. Kennedy; Councillor E. V. Kolb; Councillor F. J. McKechnie, who was absent due to other municipal business; Councillor A. C. Raeburn; Councillor J. R. Whitehead, who arrived at 1:50 p.m.

Moved by Councillor H. M. McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor H. G. Wolf;

That the Minutes of the Meeting held May 23, 1974, be adopted.

Carried 74-220

Moved by Councillor H. McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor H. G. Wolf;

That the Agenda be approved.

Carried 74-221

COMMUNICATIONS:

a) City of Mississauga resolution outlining the restructured Political Technical Committee for the Transportation Planning Study, and report from the Regional Clerk regarding the Ontario Housing Action Program.

Received

b) City of Brampton resolution relating to its meetings and discussions with Mr. J. D. Strachan, Housing Co-ordinator, in connection with the Ontario Housing Action Program, as suggested by Regional Council Resolution 74-102.

Received

c) Mr. J. D. Strachan, Housing Co-ordinator, Ministry of Housing, advising that he had met with the Councils of all three Area Municipalities to discuss the Regional implications of the Ontario Housing Action Program, and reporting on the progress to date.

Received

DELEGATIONS

Representatives of Peelton Hills Limited and Paramount Development Corporation Limited were present and addressed Council regarding development plans for their holdings located in Lot 1, Concession 1,  W.H.S., City of Brampton, and requesting that a temporary pumping station be installed on Steeles Avenue at their cost so that their holdings north of Steeles Avenue could be developed immediately. On motion, the request was referred to the Public Works Committee.

PETITIONS

Nil.

Moved by Councillor M. H. Spence,
Seconded by Councillor R. A. Searle;

That Council move into Committee of the Whole to deal with Reports.

Carried 74-222

REPORTS:

a) Consideration was given to the following Reports of Committees:

PW-74-10 - PUBLIC WORKS meeting held June 4, 1974.

RECOMMENDATION PW-119-74:

That reference plans be prepared and registered showing the required road widenings on Dixie Road between Derry Road and Steeles Avenue, and that the Property Department be authorized to commence negotiations for the land required for these widenings in anticipation of 1975 construction.

Approved 74-223-1

RECOMMENDATION PW-120-74:

This recommendation was amended to read:

"That W. Strok and Associates be engaged to prepare the required plans and tender documents for the reconstruction and widening of Derry Road between the proposed grade separation and the easterly Regional boundary, including a pre-design report on the proposed road section, other design criteria and an estimated cost;

And further, that the Public Works Committee review data and legislation covering Railway Relocation, and advise whether or not this program could apply to the Four Corners in Malton."

Approved 74-223-2

RECOMMENDATION PW-121-74:

That Marshall, Macklin and Monaghan be retained to complete the property reference plans for the Derry Road - Airport Road intersection;

And further, that W. Strok and Associates be retained on an on-going basis to determine the necessary property requirements at the Derry Road - Airport Road intersection, to make recommendations on proposed development applications, location of access points and installation of utilities, and to submit a report on possible temporary improvements for right turns in all four quadrants, these improvements to be undertaken as soon as possible.

Approved 74-223-3

RECOMMENDATION PW-122-74:

That McCormick, Rankin and Associates Limited be retained to prepare the necessary plans and tender documents for the improvements to Regional Road 1 between Thomas Street and the Canadian Pacific Railway, including a preliminary report indicating the design criteria and preliminary cost estimate.

Approved 74-223-4

RECOMMENDATION PW-123-74:

That the City of Mississauga By-law 200-74, a by-law prohibiting left turns for north bound traffic at the intersection of Oriole Avenue and the GO Train Parking Lot Entrance between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, be approved.

Approved 74- 223-5

RECOMMENDATION PW-124-74:

That the lands described in Deeds of Conveyance to the Corporation of the County of Peel and the Regional Municipality of Peel as listed below, be accepted and assumed for Public Highway purposes:

Date of Deed & Date Registered

Instrument Number

Municipality

From

October 5, 1973
December 28, 1973

17682

Town of Mississauga

Ignat Kaneff, in Trust

July 23, 1973
November 20, 1973

290825 VS

Town of Mississauga

Corporation of the Town of Mississauga

October 17, 1973
November 22, 1973

291099 VS

Town of Streetsville

Reginald Galway

October 23, 1973
December 4, 1973

292986 VS

Town of Streetsville

Iona May Hawn and Royal Alva Hawn

November 19, 1973
December 17, 1973

294647 VS

Town of Mississauga

Jack H. Goddard and Margaret M. Goddard

November 19, 1973
January 3, 1974

296370 VS

City of
Mississauga

Martin Joseph Peter McDonell

August 29, 1973
January 9, 1974

296946 VS

City of
Mississauga

F. B. McFarren Limited

November 22, 1973
January 11, 1974

297220 VS

City of
Mississauga

Adelino Teixeira Araujo and Severina Correia Araujo

December 31, 1973
The February 1, 1974

300204 VS

City of
Mississauga

The Director, Veterans' Land Act

January 23, 1974
February 5, 1974

300642 VS

City of
Mississauga

Jo-Ann Scott, Ex. of Estate of Evelyn Ann Butler and Vincent F. Butler

November 30, 1973
February 25, 1974

302782 VS

City of
Mississauga

Angela Pinarello

February 20, 1974
February 27, 1974

302980 VS

City of
Mississauga

William Hooper and Jean M. Hooper

November 20, 1973
March 25, 1974

306465 VS

City of
Mississauga

Clifford Thomas Ganton and Mary Isobel Ganton

 

And further, that the lands described in Deeds of Conveyance to the Corporation of the County of Peel, as listed below, be accepted:

September 26, 1973 March 5, 1974

304080 VS

City of Mississauga

Desi Developments Limited

 

Approved 74-223-6

RECOMMENDATION PW-125-74:

That the following expenditures for subsidy purposes be approved and submitted to the Ministry of Transportation and Communications:

Road Construction

$4,122,000.00

Road Maintenance

$1,450,000.00

Traffic Signal Installation

$ 135,000.00


Approved 74-223-7

RECOMMENDATION PW-126-74:

That the existing speed limit on Regional Road 19 (Boundary Road) be reduced to 30 miles per hour, commencing at the existing 30 miles per hour zone at the intersection of Regional Roads 9 and 19 to a point one mile south.

Approved 74-223-8

RECOMMENDATION PW-127-74:

That Mr. J. D. Kerr of 2239 Denise Road be paid the sum of $458.85 for landscaping lands abutting The Queensway, upon receipt of a signed release from Mr. Kerr against any further claim.

Approved 74-223-9

RECOMMENDATION PW-128-74:

That the Region of Peel not object to the proposal of the City of Brampton to stop up that part of Orenda Road shown as Part 4 on Plan Number RD.-305, registered in the Registry Office for the Registry Division of Peel (Number 43).

Approved 74-223-10

RECOMMENDATION PW-129-74:

That the Offer from the City of Brampton (formerly the Township of Toronto Gore) in the amount of $1,585.58, for 3,963 square feet of land, in the east half of Lot 6, Concession 9, Toronto Gore, shown as Part 6 on Reference Plan 43R-1545, required in connection with the widening of Regional Road Number 8, be accepted and the transaction completed forthwith.

Approved 74-223-11

RECOMMENDATION PW-130-74:

That the Offer from Manufacturers Life Insurance Company and Kaneff Construction Limited in the amount of $1,120.00, for 448 square feet of land in Lot 16, Concession 2, S.D.S., Mississauga, shown as Part 9 on Reference Plan 43R-680, required in connection with the widening of The Queensway, be accepted and the transaction completed forthwith.

Approved 74-223-12

RECOMMENDATION PW-131-74:

That Mr. B. Hoflich be advised that sanitary sewer installation on Kane Road in the City of Mississauga will be considered for inclusion in the 1975 Capital Works Program.

Approved 74-223-13

RECOMMENDATION PW-132-74:

That the installation of sanitary sewers on Whiteoaks Avenue in the City of Mississauga be added to the 1974 Capital Works Program.

Approved 74-223-14

RECOMMENDATION PW-133-74:

That the Region proceed with design and construction of the outstanding portion of the Bramalea sanitary trunk sewer required to service Residential Neighbourhood Number 10, subject to interim financing being funded and secured by Bramalea Consolidated Developments Limited;

And further, that Paul Theil Associates Limited be engaged as engineering consultants to prepare tenders for this work.

Approved 74-223-15

RECOMMENDATION PW-134-74:

That the Town of Caledon engage a consulting engineer to study the storm drainage problems on King Street in Bolton, and in particular, the branch of the Humber River in the area of Bolton, and that the consultant's report should indicate how the storm drainage should be improved to minimize sanitary drainage problems.

Approved 74-223-16

RECOMMENDATION PW-135-74:

That the Erindale Water Pollution Control Plant be sold to the City of Mississauga for the nominal sum of one dollar.

Approved 74-223-17

RECOMMENDATION PW-136-74:

That the existing 21" inch galvanized watermain on Inglewood Road (Regional Road 24) be replaced with a 6 inch watermain, complete  with hydrants, at an estimated cost of $9,200.00, and that the watermain be financed on a cash basis, with the amount of $5,300.00 to be obtained from the Roads Division and the amount of $3,900.00 from current revenue as an interim measure;

And further that the Town of Caledon be requested to provide the estimated amount of $3,900.00 from development funds.

Approved 74-223-18

RECOMMENDATION PW-137-74:

That an 8 inch watermain be constructed on Havenwood Drive from 450 feet north of Haven Glenn to Gulleden Drive in the City of Mississauga, a distance of 390 feet, more or less, at an estimated cost of $6,ooo.oo;

And further, that the City of Mississauga be requested to provide development funds for the work and that interim financing be provided from current revenue.

Approved 74-223-19

RECOMMENDATION PW-138-74:

That proceedings be initiated to expropriate a watermain easement from Central Parkway Developments Limited, along the northerly limit of Burnhamthorpe Road through Lot 13, Concession 2, N.D.S., in the City of Mississauga;

And further, that the Regional staff attempt to resolve this matter in liaison with the staff of the City of Mississauga, and that a copy of the report from the Commissioner of Public Works dated May 27, 1974, be forwarded to Mississauga.

Approved 74-223-20

RECOMMENDATION PW-139-74:

That the Region endorse recirculation of waste materials as may be economically feasible, and that the matter of initiation of such a program be considered by the Solid Waste Technical Committee.

Approved 74-223-21

RECOMMENDATION PW-140-74:

That the request from the Credit Valley Conservation Authority to dump garbage from their project SWEEP operations at Regional landfill sites be approved.

Approved 74-223-22

RECOMMENDATION PW-141-74:

That tenders be called for the purchase of four vehicles for the Surveys and Inspection Sections at a total cost of approximately $24,000.00;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works investigate the possibility of expanding the contract contained in the tender for vehicles to be opened by the Public Works Committee on June 18, 1974.

Approved 74-223-23

SS-74-8 - SOCIAL SERVICES meeting June 4, 1974.

RECOMMENDATION SS-40-74:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel enter into an agreement with the City of Brampton to connect its internal fire alarm system located at Peel Manor to the Central Fire Alarm Panel of the City of Brampton, which is located at 150 Central Park Drive, Bramalea, and that a by- law to execute the agreement be authorized for presentation to Council;

And further, that the existing fire alarm system between Peel Manor and the Chapel Street Fire Station be disconnected.

Approved 74-223-24

RECOMMENDATION SS-41-74:

That Councillor J. J. Yarrow be appointed the Regional Representative to the Chinguacousy Health Services Board for the year 1974.

Approved 74-223-25

RECOMMENDATION SS-42-74:

That the Social Services Inventory be distributed to those agencies listed therein;

And further, that it be used by the Social Services Department as a working document to identify social concerns and to determine, in co-operation with private agencies, methodology to find ways to bring about social change.

Approved 74-223-26

RECOMMENDATION SS-43-74:

That A Place to Stay be encouraged to continue its present operation until September 30, 1974, with the $5,000.00 grant from the Region;

And further, that A Place to Stay submit a request to the United Way for additional financial support to continue its operation through to December, 1974;

And further, that A Place to Stay implement immediately a "fee for service" of:

a) $10.00 to each private individual seeking accommodation; and
b) $25.00 to each Agency seeking placement assistance;

And further, that the Social Services Department review the progress of this Agency and report back to Committee by September 30, 1974, with a further recommendation.

Approved 74-223-27

RECOMMENDATION SS-44-74:

That the Contact Centre be permitted to utilize the present building at 44 Nelson Street West as per its agreement with the City of Brampton, and that an agreement be entered into between the City of Brampton and the Region in the same context as the previous agreement between the former County of Peel and the Town of Brampton for rental of the building;

And further, that the necessary by-law to execute the agreement be authorized for presentation to Council.

Approved 74-223-28

RECOMMENDATION SS-45-74:

That Council approve the Contact Centre as a hostel;

And further, that the Ministry of Community and Social Services be asked to participate on a per diem basis with respect to subsidies.

Approved 74-223-29

RECOMMENDATION SS-46-74:

That the Social Services Department rewrite and submit new agreements at $25.00 per week for each subsidized child in Private Day Care Centres, effective June 1, 1974.

Approved 74-223-30

RECOMMENDATION SS-47-74:

That the present fee structure for children in Municipal Day Care Centres in the Region of Peel be increased from $20.00 per week to $25.00 per week, effective August 1, 1974.

Approved 74-223-31

P-74-8 - PLANNING meeting June 6, 1974.

RECOMMENDATION P-58-74:

That the Credit Valley Conservation Authority be requested to undertake a Hazard Land Study of the Credit River and its tributaries, to determine which lands should be protected from development and be controlled by the Authority.

Approved 74-223-32

RECOMMENDATION P-59-74:

That the Secretary of the Ontario Municipal Board be advised that the Region of Peel has no objections to By-law Number 155-74 of the City of Mississauga with respect to lands on the north side of Britannia Road;

And further, that the By-law does not appear to conflict with any policies contained in the Mississauga Official Plan.

Approved 74-223-33

RECOMMENDATION P-60-74:

That the Secretary of the Ontario Municipal Board be advised that the Region of Peel has no objection to the approval of By-law Number 156-74 of the City of Mississauga, with respect to lands on the north side of The Queensway West, and that the By-law does not appear to conflict with any policies contained in the Mississauga Official Plan.

Approved 74-223-34

RECOMMENDATION P-61-74:

That the Secretary of the Ontario Municipal Board be advised that the Region of Peel has no objections to the approval of By-law Number 161-74 of the City of Mississauga, with respect to lands on the west side of Wolfdale Road, and that the By-law does not appear to conflict with any policies contained in the Mississauga Official Plan.

Approved 74-223-35

RECOMMENDATION P-62-74:

That the Secretary of the Ontario Municipal Board be advised that the Region of Peel has no comments on By-law 186-74 of the City of Mississauga, with respect to lots on Gafney Drive, Merrydew Court, Bonham Boulevard and Joycelyn Drive;

And further, that the By-law does not appear to conflict with any policies contained in the Mississauga Official Plan.

Approved 74-223-36

RECOMMENDATION P-63-74:

That the tentative work program contained in the report from the Commissioner of Planning dated June 6, 1974, regarding the preparation of the Regional Official Plan be approved, and that the work in progress continue, as outlined in the report.

Approved 74-223-37

RECOMMENDATION P-64-74:

That the Director of Transportation Planning be authorized to be the Region's representative on the Ground Transportation Technical Committee with respect to the joint Federal and Provincial study of ground access to the two Toronto International Airports.

Approved 74-223-38


T-74-4 - TRANSIT meeting June 6, 1974.

RECOMMENDATION T-6-74:

This recommendation was amended to read:

"That the Region of Peel and the City of Brampton enter into an agreement to provide an Interim Transit Plan for the City of Brampton;

And further, that the staffing for the study be referred to the Planning Committee."

Approved 74-223-39


AF-74-10 - ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE meeting June 10, 1974.

RECOMMENDATION AF-109-74:

That the Governors of the Mississauga Hospital Board be requested to consider amending their by-laws and constitution for their next annual meeting to permit the Region to appoint a Council member to the Board.

Approved 74-223-40

RECOMMENDATION AF-110-74:

That the Commissioner of Finance be authorized to make advance payment to Conservation Authorities levying funds under Section 24 (1) of The Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1970, as amended, for the purposes of administration operations, maintenance, land acquisition and general capital development in conservation areas;

And further, that the basis for payment be what was received last year times the ratio of the number of months in the calendar year to date, and thereafter on a twelfth basis until such time as the Regional Budget has been approved by the Regional Council;

And further, that the requests for advance payment be by written application to the Commissioner of Finance.

Approved 74-223-41

RECOMMENDATION AF-111-74:

That the necessary by-law under Section 392 of The Municipal Act to authorize one-third of salary, indemnity, allowance or other remuneration paid to Council or local boards as expenses incident to the discharge of their duties, be authorized for presentation to Council.

Approved 74-223-42

RECOMMENDATION AF-112-74:

That the necessary by-law to establish an Emergency Measures Programme be authorized for presentation to Council.

Approved 74-223-43

RECOMMENDATION AF-113-74:

This recommendation was amended to read:

"That Resolution CW-25-74 be amended by adding the words 'and land severances' after the words 'residential subdivisions' in paragraph No. 1, and by adding the words 'and further, that the exemption of 20 per cent for each of water and sewer purposes be extended to rural areas where water and/or sanitary sewer service is not now contemplated', so that Item No. 1 in CW-25-74 reads as follows:

'Resolved that:

1. An interim policy for the imposition of Regional Levies is hereby adopted with respect to all Residential Subdivisions and Land Severances in the Region of Peel, effective January 1, 1974, based on $150.00 per capita or more particularly in the following amounts:

a) $650.oo per dwelling unit having three bedrooms or more.
b) $457.00 per dwelling unit having two bedrooms.
c) $200.00 per dwelling unit having one bedroom or less. The above levies shall be reduced by 20 per cent for each of water and sewer purposes where by prior agreement developers have been exempted from payment of levies for these purposes; and further, that the exemption of 20 per cent for each of water and sewer purposes be extended to rural areas where water and/or sanitary sewer service is not now contemplated."'

Approved 74-223-44

RECOMMENDATION AF-114-75:

This recommendation was amended to read:

"That a copy of the 1974 Budget, with a short explanation by staff, be given to each member of Council prior to Council adjournment on June 13, 1974;

And further, that the Planning Committee scheduled to meet at 9:30 a.m., June 20, 1974, now meet at 8:30 a.m., June 20, 1974;

And further, that the Administration and Finance Committee, scheduled to meet at 3:00 p.m., June 20, 1974, now meet at 8:30 a.m., June 20, 1974;

And further, that the Social Services Committee, scheduled to meet June 18, July 2 and July 16, 1974, not meet on these dates and now meet at 11:30 a.m., July 8, 1974;

And further, that the Public Works Committee meeting scheduled for 9:30 a.m., June 18, 1974, be cancelled;

And further, that Council meet in Committee of the Whole at 9:30 a.m., June 20, 1974, to consider the 1974 budget."

Approved 74-223-4

RECOMMENDATION AF-115-74:

That the report from the Director of Personnel dated May 28, 1974, regarding Group Insured Benefits, be approved.

Referred to Council for consideration In Camera. 74-223-46

b) Chairman.

Nil.

c) Chief Administrative Officer.

Nil.

CW-29-74

Moved by Councillor R. A. Searle;

That the Committee rise and report to Council.

Carried

Moved by Councillor R. A. Searle,
Seconded by Councillor M. H. Spence;

That Reports considered in Committee of the Whole and the recommendations approved be adopted.

Carried 74-223

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Reports from the Commissioner of Public Works, with respect to the following Tender Openings, were considered:

1) Contract for Hot-Mix Paving on Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) and Regional Road 23 (Thomas Street).

Moved by Councillor J. I. McMullin,
Seconded by Councillor J. A. Clarkson;

That the contract for Hot-Mix Paving on Dixie Road from Highway 401 to Derry Road and Thomas Street from C.P.R. Tracks to Erin Mills Parkway, be awarded to Armbro Materials and Construction Ltd. at a total price of $140,062.00, this being the lowest tender received.

Carried 74-224

2) Supply of one only 8 Cubic Yard Salt and Sandspreader Body.

Moved by Councillor J. I. McMullin,
Seconded by Councillor J. A. Clarkson;

That the contract for the supply of one only 8 Cubic Yard Salt and Sandspreader Body be awarded to King Seagrave Limited at a total price of $9,445.09, this being the only tender received.

Carried 74-22

3) Supply of one only Hydraulic Telescoping Boom Type Excavator.

Moved by Councillor J. I. McMullin,
Seconded by Councillor J. E. Archdekin;

That the contract for the supply of one only Hydraulic Telescoping Boom Type Excavator be awarded to Maur Equipment Limited at a total price of $65,858.50, this being the only tender received.

Carried 74-226

Moved by Councillor J. I. McMullin,
Seconded by Councillor J. E. Archdekin;

That an application be made by the Regional Municipality of Peel for approval by the Ontario Municipal Board, pursuant to Section 64 (8) of The Ontario Municipal Board Act, R.S.O. 1970, c. 323, of expenditures during 1974 for the construction, reconstruction and widening of roads forming part of the Regional Road System under Part III of The Regional Municipality of Peel Act, 1973, and relocation of utilities, grading, granular base, asphalt pavements, storm sewers, curbs and gutters in connection therewith, constituting the 1974 Regional Road Program at an estimated cost of $5,739,000.00, of which $2,869,500.00 is to be raised by the sale of debentures.

Carried 74-227

Moved by Councillor J. J. Yarrow,
Seconded by Councillor K. G. Whillans;

That the following resolution passed by Council on November 22, 1973, be rescinded: "That certain wells included in the Ontario Water Resources Commission System be kept in operation as a service to needs of local residents."

Carried 74-228

Moved by Councillor M. L. Dobkin,
Seconded by Councillor J. A. Clarkson;

That Councillor J. I. McMullin be the representative from Regional Council to the Political Technical Committee for the Transportation Planning Study of the City of Mississauga.

Carried 74-229

Moved by Councillor C. J. Killaby,
Seconded by Councillor M. H. Spence;

That the Commissioner of Social Services or his delegate be invited to sit on the Political Technical Committee for the Transportation Planning Study of the City of Mississauga.

Carried 74-230

Moved by Councillor T. P. Miller,
Seconded by Councillor H. M. McCallion;

That the Region of Peel strike a Housing Task Force Committee to co-ordinate and determine the various concerns expressed in the City of Mississauga resolution dated February 22, 1974;

And further, that the Planning Committee determine the Terms of Reference for the Area Task Force and the Regional Task Force.

Carried 74- 231

Moved by Councillor J. I. McMullin,
Seconded by Councillor J. A. Clarkson;

Whereas the Council has authorized the purchase of two portable buildings for the survey and inspection forces of the Public Works Department at an estimated cost of $18,000.00, and

Whereas the Peel Board of Education has recently tendered for the construction of seventeen portable units, and

Whereas Regis Construction has been awarded the contract at an approximate cost of $9,915.00 per unit, and

Whereas the specifications for school purposes exceed the requirements for Public Works purposes;

Resolved that the Public Works Department, through the Supplies and Services Section of the Treasury Department, be authorized to negotiate and award an extension of the Board of Education contract or a separate agreement with Regis Construction to provide the Public Works Department requirements.

Carried 74- 232

Moved by Councillor M. L. Dobkin,
Seconded by Councillor H. M. McCallion;

Whereas, under Bill 138 sanitary sewers became a Regional function and storm sewers became a local function, and

Whereas, the confusion exhibited on the evening of May 16, 1974, revealed possible inadequacies of the present system;

Resolved that the Public Works Committee study in depth the present sewer arrangement under Bill 138, and bring forward to Regional Council a recommendation as soon as possible.

Carried 74- 233

Moved by Councillor M. L. Dobkin,
Seconded by Councillor H. M. McCallion;

Whereas, numerous complaints have been forthcoming from the former Town of Port Credit over the past several months regarding the inadequacies of the sanitary sewer system;

Resolved that the Public Works Committee examine the situation in Port Credit, and report back to Regional Council with a recommendation.

Carried (In Camera) 74- 234

Moved by Councillor J. E. Archdekin,
Seconded by Councillor J. A. Clarkson;

That the following report from the Director of Personnel dated May 28, 1974, regarding Group Insured Benefits, be approved:

GROUP INSURED BENEFITS

1. Group insured benefits as contained in Sections V, IX and X be approved.

Section V -   For non-bargaining salaried employees.
Section IX -   For hourly paid bargaining unit employees (Mississauga bargaining unit personnel excluded).
Section X -   For hourly paid non-bargaining unit employees engaged at Sheridan Villa.

2. Benefits program(s) be implemented July 1, 1974.

3. The present sick leave credit days benefits be frozen as of July 1, 1974, for all non-bargaining salaried personnel and on the understanding that no employee shall lose any of his/her vested unused sick leave credit benefits.

4. Employees (statutory or non-statutory) engaged from the City of Mississauga and who in bargaining units with the Region retain and continue to retain the group insured benefits they had with Mississauga until such time as a new benefits package can be negotiated.

That the City of Mississauga administer the plan premiums during the interim period.

5. Regional bargaining unit personnel (e.g. C.U.P.E. locals, Public Health Association) to continue with sick leave credit days scheme (Mississauga bargaining unit personnel excluded because they would be treated as "special" - noted in 4 above).

6. The sick leave credit days scheme be discontinued for hourly non-bargaining personnel at Sheridan Villa and replaced with a plan known as "weekly disability plan" to be paid 100% by the Region which would apply as follows:

The plan would provide the employee with weekly benefit up to 2/3rds of earnings up to the U.I.C. maximum ($113/week) for disability periods lasting up to 52 weeks. 

Benefits begin with the 1st day of injury or hospitalization and on the 4th day of sickness.

The cost for such a program would not be greater than $1.00 per $10.00 of insured benefit. For example, a person earning $150 per week would have an insured benefit of $100 per week. The monthly premium cost would be $10.00.

7. The Region to pay 100% of the O.H.I.P. premium cost. Currently the Region pays 85% for non-bargaining personnel, 100% for employees in C.U.P.E. locals and 78% for Health Association bargaining members.

The net monthly additional cost would be:

single coverage $1.65
family coverage $3.30

(The cost would be slightly higher for Public Health Association Unit.)

8. William M. Mercer Limited be engaged as the agent of record for the reasons outlined in Section 8 of Mercer's report commencing page 63.

SECTION V
GROUP INSURED BENEFITS FOR NON- BARGAINING SALARIED PERSONNEL.

1. LIFE INSURANCE    
To provide 200% of annual earnings rounded to the next higher $1000.   100% employer paid.
     
2. RETIREMENT    
To provide $1000 paid up policy at time of retirement.   100% employer paid.
     
3. SEMI-PRIVATE HOSPITAL    
To provide semi-private hospital room and board expenses on a 1st dollar paid basis - unlimited and no deductible.   100% employer paid.
     
4. MAJOR MEDICAL    
To provide extended health benefits on the basis of $10 per person or $20 per family calendar year deductible, no co-insurance.   100% employer paid.
     
5. VOLUNTARY GROUP INSURANCE PLAN    
To provide accidental death and dismemberment insurance on a 24 hour a day basis 365 days a year against any type of accident for employee and made available for employee's family.   Region to contribute the first $10,000 of employee coverage with employee option to purchase insurance in multiples of $10,000 subject to minimum of $10,000 and a maximum of $100,000 (for self and family.)
     
6. SICK LEAVE PLAN    

To provide employees with a benefit so designed so as to recognize length of service of the employees providing continuation of salary, in part, for the first 15 weeks if an employee is off work due to illness or accident on the basis of full salary and/or 2/3rds of salary.

(For complete details please see page 36 et seg in Mercer's report)

  100% self insured by the Region.
     
7. LONG TERM DISABILITY BENEFITS    

To provide employee with 60% tax free benefits up to a maximum of $2,000 per month payable to age 65, after expiration of sick leave plan benefit.

(Please see Section VI Long Term Disability Benefits for complete details in Mercer's report commencing page 43.)

  100% paid by the employee.

 

SECTION IX
ANALYSIS OF INSURED BENEFITS MONTHLY COSTS FOR BARGAINING UNIT PERSONNEL (EXCLUDING CITY OF MISSISSAUGA HIRES)

 

Yearly Earnings

Life Benefit

Life Insurance
& Retirement

Semi-Private Hospital &
Major Medical

Monthly Sick Leave Days

EE

-

-

-

5,000

10,000

(19.16/day)

ER

2.60

1.20 (S)

12.77

4.35 (F)

7.98

EE

-

-

-

10,000

20,000

(38.31/day)

ER

5.20

1.20 (S)

25.54

4.35 (F)

15.96

EE

-

-

-

15,000

20,000

(57.47/day)

ER

5.20

1.20 (S)

38.32

4.35 (F)

23.95

 

SECTION X
ANALYSIS OF INSURED BENEFITS MONTHLY
COST FOR SHERIDAN VILLA HOURLY PERSONNEL

 

BENEFITS

@ $6000 yearly earnings earnings

@ $8000 yearly earnings earnings

@ $10,000 yearly earnings earnings

EE
$

ER
$

EE
$

ER
$

EE
$

ER
$
Life Insurance ($20,000 maximum) Retirement -   3.12 -     4.16 - 5.20
Semi-Private Hospital & Major Medical - 1.20 (S) - 1.20 (S) - 1.20 (S)
  4.35 (F) - 4.35 (F) -   4.35 (F)
Weekly Indemnity Estimate $1.00 for $10.00 of weekly benefit - 10.00 - 10.00 - 10.00

Carried 74- 235


BY-LAWS:

Moved by Councillor K. G. Whillans,
Seconded by J. R. Whiteheadj

That By-law Number 68-74, a by-law to accept and assume lands from various parties, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Clerk, and the Regional Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 74-236

Moved by Councillor K. G. Whillans,
Seconded by Councillor J. R. Whitehead;

That By-law Number 69-74, a by-law to authorize the Chairman and the Clerk to execute an Engineering Agreement with Ocala Develop- ments Limited and Dazwell Investments Limited, the Corporation of the City of Mississauga, Windhill Construction Limited, Frederick D. Stanfield and Gertrude L. Stanfield, Norman Alexander Brown and Rose Kathleen Brown, and Hugh Wilfred Price and Etta Margaret Price, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Clerk, and the Regional Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 74-237

Moved by Councillor K. G. Whillans,
Seconded by Councillor J. R. Whitehead;

That By-law Number 70-74, a by-law to note the deemed expense portion of Councillors' Remuneration as one-third, be given the required  number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Clerk, and the Regional Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 74-238

Moved by Councillor K. G. Whillans,
Seconded by Councillor J. R. Whitehead;

That By-law Number 71-74, a by-law to establish an Emergency Measures Programme, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Clerk, and the Regional Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 74-239

Moved by Councillor K. G. Whillans,
Seconded by Councillor J. R. Whitehead;

That By-law Number 72-74, a by-law to authorize the Chairman and the Clerk to execute a Consent of Encumbrancer Form under The Condominium Act, with respect to Silver Rose Construction Limited Registration of Condominium, Block E, Plan M-7, Mississauga, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Clerk, and the Regional Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 74-240

Moved by Councillor K. G. Whillans,
Seconded by Councillor J. R. Whitehead;

That By-law Number 73-74, a by-law to authorize the Chairman and the Clerk to execute a Consent of Encumbrancer Form under The Condominium Act, with respect to Dunjon Properties Limited Registration of Condominium, Block B, Plan M-l, Mississauga, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Clerk, and the Regional Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 74-241

Moved by Councillor K. G. Whillans,
Seconded by Councillor J. R. Whitehead;

That By-law Number 74-74, a by-law to authorize the Chairman and the Clerk to execute an Easement Conveyance from Wharton Industrial Developments Limited and Ambler-Courtney Investments Limited to the Corporation of the City of Mississauga and the Regional Municipality of Peel, for the installation of sewers through Parts 8 and 9, Plan 43R-1411, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Clerk, and the Regional Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 74-242

Moved by Councillor K. G. Whillans,
Seconded by Councillor J. R. Whitehead;

That By-law Number 75-74, a by-law to authorize the Chairman and the Clerk to execute an Easement Conveyance from Wharton Industrial Developments Limited and Ambler-Courtney Investments Limited to the Corporation of the City of Mississauga and the Regional Municipality of Peel, for the installation of sewers through Parts 1 and 2, Plan 43R-1844, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Clerk, and the Regional Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 74-243

RESOLUTIONS

Nil.

NOTICES OF MOTION

Nil

OTHER BUSINESS - INQUIRIES BY MEMBERS:

Moved by Councillor M. L. Dobkin,
Seconded by Councillor H. M. McCallion;

Whereas, Bill 138 has outlined a procedure for the selection method for the next Regional Chairman;

Resolved that a sub-committee be formed of the committee chairmen and three citizens from each municipality to review in depth the question of the selection of the Regional Chairman, and to come back to Council with a recommendation.

Tabled for 18 months. 74-244

Moved by Councillor H. M. McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor C. J. Killaby;

That the Region of Peel arrange a seminar for Regional Councillors and Regional Staff from the Regions established to date in Ontario to discuss Regional matters;

And further, that the Region of Peel be the host for the seminar to be held early in the Fall of 1974;

And further, that the Province of Ontario (Treasury, Economics and Intergovernmental Affairs) be requested to participate in the seminar and finance the cost of the host Region;

And further, that a committee be set up to make all arrangements for such a seminar; accommodation, program, etc.

Carried 74-245

The following information was received:

a) Report from the Regional Chairman on the first meeting of the Advisory Committee - Environment held in Toronto on May 30, 1974.

b) Report from the Chief Administrative Officer on the Additions and Terminations of Employees during the month of April, 1974.

c) Statement by Mayor J. W. Bird, President of the Canadian Federation of Mayors and Municipalities, to the Annual Meeting in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on June 3, 1974.

d) Report from the Regional Chairman regarding the Parkway Belt West, and attaching a Statement to the Legislature made June 4, 1974, by The Honourable John White, Treasurer of Ontario and Minister of Economics and Intergovernmental Affairs.

e) Memorandum from the Chief Administrative Officer regarding the Emergency Measures By-law and enclosing an Office Consolidation copy of The Emergency Measures Act.

f) 1974 Preliminary Budget of the Region, with a short explanation by the Commissioner of Finance.

g) Press Release from the Regional Chairman with respect to the 1974 Preliminary Budget.


CONFIRMING BY-LAW:

Moved by Councillor K. G. Whillans,
Seconded by Councillor J. R. Whitehead;

That By-law Number 76-74, a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its session held June 13, 1974, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Clerk, and the Regional Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 74-246

Moved by Councillor K. G. Whillans,
Seconded by Councillor J. R. Whitehead;

That Council now adjourn to meet again Thursday, June 27, 1974, at 1:30 p.m., or at the call of the Chairman.

Carried 74-247

Councillors M. L. Dobkin and M. H. Spence left at 4:20 p.m.
Councillor D. J. Culham left at 4:55 p.m.
Councillor C. J. Killaby left at 5:00 p.m.

After singing the National Anthem, Council adjourned at 5:20 p.m.

 

H. Rutherford
_________________________
Clerk
L. Parsons
_________________________
Chairman