PEEL REGIONAL COUNCIL


Brampton, March 4, 1976

Chairman L. H. Parsons called the meeting of the Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel to order at 7:30 p.m. Councillor W. J. Hunter recited the opening prayer.

All members were present except Councillor H. E. Kennedy and Councillor C. M. Murray; and Councillor M. H. Spence who arrived at 8:10 p.m.

Moved by Councillor F. R. Dalzell,
Seconded by CouncillorE. V. Kolb;

That the Minutes of the meeting held February 26, 1976, be adopted.

Carried 76-72

Moved by Councillor F. R. Dalzell,
Seconded by Councillor E. V. Kolb;

That the Agenda be approved.

Carried 76-73

DELEGATION

Mr. Harry Molly addressed Council with respect to the recent increase in Regional levies as they apply to his property at 53 Eaglewood Boulevard, Lots 19 and 20, Plan C-20, City of Mississauga. He requested that he not be subject to the increased levies. The matter was referred to staff for a report for the March 18, 1976, Council meeting.

COMMUNICATIONS

a) Mr. Michael J. Walsh, President, Board of Directors, St. Leonard's House (Peel), requesting Peel Regional Council to appoint a member of Council to their Board of Directors.

Received.

b) Mr. D. B. Cowtan, Secretary-Treasurer of the Land Division Committee, advising that the Committee on January 26, 1976, re-elected Mr. Sanford A. Moore as Committee Chairman with term to expire on December 31, 1976, or at such time as a successor is appointed or a re-appointment is effected.

Received.

c) Mr. John T. Corney, Executive Secretary, Board of Commissioners of Police, advising of the Board's comments on Recommendation PW-6-76, as requested in Council Resolution 76-9 with respect to the enforcement of the new 50 miles per hour speed limit on Regional roads.

Received.

d) Borough of Etobicoke, enclosing a resolution of their Board of Health requesting the Provincial Minister of Health to fund any Mosquito Larvicidal Programme required, and requesting support by Peel Regional Council.

Received.

e) Mr. Moffat Hill, General Chairman, Applewood United Church, expressing concern over the proposed reduction in the Social Services budget generally and to the grant to Mississauga Meals-on-Wheels specifically.

Received.


Moved by Councillor F. R. Dalzell,
Seconded by Councillor E. V. Kolb;

That Council move into Committee of the Whole to consider Reports.

Carried 76-74

REPORTS

a) Regional Chairman.

Nil.

b) Chief Administrative Officer.

CAO-76-8 - SITE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT, MINlSKOOLS LIMITED, CHURCH STREET AND KENNEDY ROAD, BRAMPTON, FILE PL3.63-75.

RECOMMENDATION CAO-8-76:

That the necessary by-law authorizing the execution of a Site Development Agreement between Mini-Skools Limited, the City of Brampton and the Region of Peel with respect to Part of Lot 5, Registered Plan BR-26, be presented to Council.

Approved 76-75-1

CAO-76-9 - ACCOMMODATION FOR PEEL REGIONAL HEALTH UNIT.

RECOMMENDATION CAO-9-76:

That staff be authorized to seek forthwith, the acquiescence of the Ministry of Health and the necessary approval of the Ontario Municipal Board for the relocation of the Peel Region Health Unit in the Brampton Mall, and that a by-law be adopted to authorize the Regional Clerk and the Regional Chairman to execute the lease agreement upon receipt of such acquiescence and approval, and subject to its being approved by the Regional Solicitor as to form.

Approved 76-75-2

c) Committees.

GR-76-3 - GRANTS REVIEW meeting March 2, 1976.

Received 76-75-3

SS-76-3 - SOCIAL SERVICES meeting March 2, 1976.

RECOMMENDATION SS-12-76:

That the Regional Chairman, the Chairman of the Social Services Committee and the Chairman of the Administration and Finance Committee and any other interested Councillors meet with the Regional Members of the Provincial and Federal Governments to advise them of the total impact of the restraints programs and to consider a method of accessibility to a fair cost sharing program.

Approved 76-75-4

RECOMMENDATION SS-13-76:

That a joint meeting of the Regional Chairman and Area Mayors be set and that the report of the Commissioner of Social Services entitled "Social Group Homes in Peel" and dated February 23, 1976, be included as an item of the agenda;

And further, that interested groups be allowed to present briefs at the public meeting of these same officials to suggest ways and means of developing a program for the establishment of Group Homes in Peel.

Approved 76-75-5

RECOMMENDATION SS-14-76:

This recommendation was amended to read:

"That the recommendation of the Ontario Advisory Council on the Physically Handicapped which calls upon the Ministry of Transportation and Communications to subsidize a parallel public transit system for the disabled to the amount of 75% for capital costs and 50% operating deficits, be supported."

Approved 76-75-6

RECOMMENDATION SS-15-76:

That funds be provided by the Regional Municipality of Peel to ensure that the services of Peel Handicare are continued for 1976.

Approved 76-75-7

RECOMMENDATION SS-16-76:

That existing public transportation undergo minor modifications so as to facilitate their use by the less severely handicapped person, and that the Region of Peel request the Ministry of Transportation and Communications to subsidize the minor modifications under the existing subsidy programme of 75% of capital costs and 50% of operating deficits;

And further, that representatives from the Regional Departments of Public Works and Planning and from Peel Association for Handicapped Adults meet regularly during 1976 in order to develop a specific proposal for a Regionwide system of transportation for handicapped persons and that this proposal be submitted to the Province of Ontario;

And further, that the aforementioned proposal address itself to:

a) development and maintenance of an adequate level of transportation service to those persons who are so severely disabled as to require a specially adapted vehicle,

b) development and maintenance of an adequate level of transportation service to those persons who do not necessarily require a special vehicle but whose disability prohibits their use of public transit,

c) development and maintenance of an adequate level of service to those persons who are predominantly mobile but who experience significant difficulty in the use of public transit;

And further, that this recommendation be forwarded to the appropriate Area Municipality Transit body with a request that they respond to the recommendation as soon as possible.

Approved 76-75-8

RECOMMENDATION SS-17-76:

That the proposed report from the Regional Planning and Public Works Departments and the Peel Association for Handicapped Adults be scheduled for completion in time to generate a formal response from the Provincial Government by September of this year and that unless such response is positive, an alternative operating system - by the Transit Authorities, by Taxi Companies or by the Association - be developed on a break-even basis with provision being made for subsidization of those in need - based on a means test and in a manner similar to the subsidization provided with respect to the purchase of drugs and prescriptions.

Approved 76-75-9

RECOMMENDATION SS-18-76:

That the Region of Peel Department of Social Services study in detail the need and demand for housing accommodation of a temporary nature, and that the study should begin by documenting the instances of people requiring temporary accommodation during 1976.

Approved 76-75-10

RECOMMENDATION SS-19-76:

That the Region of Peel Department of Social Services study the feasibility of establishing hostels to provide temporary accommodation to people in need of emergency housing under the non-profit programme.

Approved 76-75-11

RECOMMENDATION SS-20-76:

That the Region of Durham resolution proposing amendments to the Child Welfare Act be endorsed in principle and that the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services be requested to review the cost sharing formula particularly of children placed in a group home setting under the Juvenile Delinquent Act;

And further, that a copy of the Commissioner of Social Services' report dated February 2, 1976, be forwarded with the notice of the aforementioned request.

Approved 76-75-12

RECOMM ENDATION SS-21-76:

That the Ministry of Community and Social Services be advised that the Region of Peel has developed a macro Social Service budget for 1976 and notwithstanding it is understood that we are not in agreement with the 5.5% restraints and therefore this decision is without prejudice to our continuing right to appeal and object;

And further, that it is requested that the Region be allowed to allocate the Provincial 1976 subsidy dollars within the framework of that budget recognizing that Provincial overall guidelines must be adhered to in the following programs:

a) Social Assistance- General Welfare Assistance Act and Homemakers & Nurses Services Act.
b) Senior Citizens Division - Homes for the Aged Act.
c) Childrens Services Division - Day Nurseries Act.

Approved 76-75-13

RECOMMENDATION SS-22-76:

This recommendation was amended to read:

"That the cost of the court orders for 1976 estimated to be some $708,000.00 be charged to General Government but that the administrative and social controls be carried out by the Department of Social Services, it being understood that further representation is to be made by the Region to the Province on this matter."

Approved 76-75-14

RECOMMENDATION SS-23-76:

That the Region of Peel absorb $134,000.00 of the $314,000.00 estimated cut in Provincial subsidies while ensuring the Department of Social Services' budget estimates are within the 10% Regional guideline.

CW-60-76:

Moved by Councillor H. M. McCallion;

That $190,000.00 be deleted from the Social Services Budget.

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor H. M. McCallion.

In favour: Dalzell, Dobkin, McCallion, Robinson, Yarrow.
Total 5.
Opposed: Archdekin, Clarkson, Culham, Hunter, Killaby, Kolb, McKechnie,
Miller, Raeburn, Searle, Spence, Whillans, Whitehead, Wolf.
Total 14.
Absent: Kennedy, Murray.
Total 2.

Resolution CW-60-76 was lost. 76-75-15

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor H. M. McCallion on Recommendation SS-23-
76.

In favour: Archdekin, Clarkson, Culham, Hunter, Killaby, McKechnie, Miller,
Raeburn, Searle, Spence, Whillans, Whitehead, Wolf, Yarrow.
  Total 15.
   
Opposed: Dalzell, Dobkin, McCallion, Robinson.
  Total 4.
   
Absent: Kennedy, Murray.
  Total 2.

Recommendation SS-23-76 was approved. 76-75-16

RECOMMENDATION SS-24-76:

That a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Social Services dated February 25, 1976, be sent to all Regional M.P.s and M.P.P.s in order to acquaint them of the difficulties of the present fiscal policies so they may be able to answer the questions that will be raised by their constituents and notwithstanding it is understood that we are not in agreement with the 5.5% restraints and therefore this decision is without prejudice to our continuing right to appeal and object.

Approved 76-75-17

RECOMMENDATION SS-25-76:

That the Canadian Red Cross Society Homemakers program be allowed a 10% increase in the 1975 rate effective January 1, 1976, as noted hereunder:

 
1975
1976
Per Hour
$ 3.50
$ 3.85
Per Day
28.00
30.80
Per Full Day
42.00
46.20

providing the total cost of the program not to exceed 8,528 days at the $30.80 rate which totals $262,700.00.

Approved 76-75-18

RECOMMENDATION SS-26-76:

That the Victorian Order of Nurses and the St. Elizabeth Society be allowed a 10% rate increase effective January 1,1976, as noted hereunder:

 
1975
1976
Hourly
$ 9.35
$10.30

providing the total cost in 1976 not to exceed 4,788 visits times $10.30 per visit for a grand total of $49,300.00.

Approved 76-75-19

RECOMMENDATION SS-27-76:

That $25,000.00 be provided in the General Govenrment estimates for legal fees in order that steps can be taken against any court order over $36.00 per diem or the actual cost of the service, whichever is less.

Approved 76-75-20

RECOMMENDATION SS-28-76:

That the residential care rate in Peel Manor and Sheridan Villa be $18.80 per diem effective January 1, 1976, as projected in the preliminary estimates.

Approved 76-75-21

RECOMMENDATION SS-29-76:

That the residential care rate in the Pines Satellite Home be raised to $14.25 effective January 1, 1976, as projected in the preliminary estimates.

Approved 76-75-22

RECOMMENDATION SS-30-76:

That the Social Service grants remain as previously tentatively allocated by Council on January 22, 1976.

Recommendation SS-30-76 was dealt with in conjunction with Recommendation AF-45-76. 76-75-23

RECOMMENDATION SS-31-76:

That the eligibility requirements for sitting on any board or commission in the Region be the same as those required for sitting on Regional Council;

And further, that if this is not the case, the board or commission be requested to so amend their constitution.

Approved 76-75-24

RECOMMENDATION SS-32-76:

That the revised Capital Budget and Forecast 1976-1980 for Day Care Centre Construction, be approved.

Approved 76-75-25

RECOMMENDATION SS-33-76:

That the Federal Government extend the length of time one must work in order to receive Unemployment Insurance Benefits to three months, and that the number of benefit weeks be reviewed with a view to a reduction and further that where two cheques are paid to a family unit that the total payout be adjusted to only meet the basic needs.

Recommendation SS-33-76 was deferred pending a staff report. 76-75-26

RECOMMENDATION SS-34-76:

That Provincial legislation be amended to permit extended care charge back costs to be the same as those for residential care in all Homes for the Aged.

Approved 76-75-27

RECOMMENDATION SS-35-76:

That the Province of Ontario be requested to set a growth factor in Peel prior to implementing their budget restraints guidelines in 1976 and future budget years;

And further, that this recommendation be placed on the agenda for the April 13, 1976, meeting with the three Deputy Ministers.

Approved 76-75-28

RECOMMENDATION SS-36-76:

That the Province of Ontario be requested to provide the Region of Peel with a special assistance grant to help meet the costs of children in trouble until such time as there is an amendment to the appropriate legislation that will provide for children in trouble to be cost shared by the Provincial, Federal and Municipal Governments.

Approved 76-75-29

P-76-5 - PLANNING meeting March 4, 1976.

RECOMMENDATION P-79-76:

That the map and information pertaining to the engineering properties of geologic units in Peel Region contained in the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated February 19, 1976, be used as input in the development of Regional Official Plan land use policies, and that this and other soils engineering information be considered by the Development Control Division in processing plans of subdivision;

And further, that the aforementioned report be circulated to the three Area Municipalities, the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Peel Health Unit, of their information.

Approved 76-75-30

RECOMMENDATION P-80-76:

That the annexation of any of the Town of Caledon to the County of Dufferin not be supported;

And further, that Commissioner Hardy be requested to examine the alternative of the Town of Orangeville and its environs becoming part of the Town of Caledon;

And further, that the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated February 24, 1976, be submitted to Commissioner Hardy as the position of the Region of Peel;

And further, that the aforementioned report be forwarded to the Town of Caledon, the City of Brampton and the City of Mississauga for their information.

A motion to add the following clause to the end of paragraph 2 of Recommendation P-80-76 was considered:

"or alternatively a fourth Area Municipality within the Region of Peel."

Not Approved 76-75-31

The original Recommendation P-80-76 was approved. 76-75-32

RECOMMENDATION P-81-76:

That the Region of Peel Department of Social Services study in detail the need and demand for housing accommodation of a temporary nature, and that the study should begin by documenting the instances of people requiring temporary accommodation during 1976.

Approved 76-75-33

RECOMMENDATION P-82-76:

That the Region of Peel Department of Social Services study the feasibility of establishing hostels to provide temporary accommodation to people in need of emergency housing under the non-profit programme.

Approved 76-75-34

RECOMMENDATION P-83-76:

That Councillor J. E. Archdekin chair the first public meeting of March 24, 1976, at which the Issues and Concerns Brochure - Regional Recreational Resources, will be discussed.

Approved 76-75-35

RECOMMENDATION P-84-76:

That the Ministry of Housing be advised that the Region of Peel considers Plan of Subdivision 21T-24533 within the City of Brampton within the southeast half of Lot 13, Concession 1, W.H.S. of the former Township of Chinguacousy now in the City of Brampton to be premature and recommends that it not be draft approved at this time.

Approved 76-75-36

RECOMMENDATION P-85-76:

That the Ministry of Housing be advised with respect to the request for referral under Section 17(3) of the Planning Act to amend the City of Mississauga Official Plan by Tuscany Developments Limited, Estate Building and Wyler Development Limited that:

a) the applicant be required to demonstrate, through a market analysis of retail commercial facilities in the Cooksville Community that the development proposed is needed and could be supported by the Community;

b) the Restricted Area Appeal under Section 35(22) affecting the subject lands and the subject request for referral under Section 17(3) be considered at the same time by the Ontario Municipal Board;

c) prior to any approval of the requested redesignation that the applicant satisfy the requirements of the Regional Public Works Department with respect to the necessary cash payments as a contribution towards the installation of a watermain on North Service Road;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated February 20, 1976, be forwarded to the applicant, the City of Mississauga and the Ontario Municipal Board for information.

Approved 76-75-37

RECOMMENDATION P-86-76:

That the Planning staff and the Regional Solicitor be instructed to attend the Ontario Municipal Board hearing on March 15, 1976, with respect to restricted area appeal by Dunbar Meadows to give the necessary evidence in support of the Regional conditions.

Approved 76-75-38

RECOMMENDATION P-87-76:

That the Ministry of Housing be advised that the Region of Peel has no objections to the approval of Subdivision Plan 21 T-22381 with respect to lands east of Creditview Road opposite Kenninghall Boulevard subject to:

a) those conditions and requirements of the City of Mississauga with three additions as set out in the Commissioner of Planning's report of February 25, 1976, which also include some of the Region's requirements;

b) an Engineering Agreement being entered into between the Region, the City of Mississauga and the Developer prior to the registration of the plan to establish exact requirements for the installation of water and sewer services;

c) a Financial Agreement being entered into between the City of Mississauga and the Developer prior to the registration of the plan for the payment of Regional levies, in a form satisfactory to the Region;

And further, that a copy of the Ministry of Housing's questionnaire forms T1a and V1 as completed by the City of Mississauga and the Region of Peel respectively be forwarded to the Ministry together with a copy of the City's revised plan and recommendations, and a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated February 25, 1976.

Approved 76-75-39

RECOMMENDATION P-88-76:

That the report of the Commissioner of Planning entitled "The Planning Act Review" dated February 10, 1976, not be amended to include any revisions to Section 29(2b) of the Planning Act as discussed in the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated February 24, 1976.

Approved 76-75-40

RECOMMENDATION P-89-76:

That the resolution by Mississauga Council regarding the bridge over the Credit River, at the Queensway be endorsed and incorporated as Regional Policy;

And further, that the Queensway right-of-way across the Credit River be preserved so that reconsideration of the issue will be possible if, at a later date, it is determined to reconsider the construction of a bridge, that option will still be open to the Council of the day;

And further, that the Province and the Region take into account the above in considering concept plans for the Queen Elizabeth Way.

 

Councillor H. M. McCallion requested that each clause of Recommendation P-89-76 be voted on separately.

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor H. M. McCallion on the first clause of Recommendation P-89-76.

In favour: Archdekin, Clarkson, Culham, Dalzell, Dobkin, Hunter, Killaby, Kolb, McCallion, McKechnie, Miller, Raeburn, Robinson, Searle, Spence, Whillans, Whitehead, Wolf, Yarrow.
  Total 19.
   
Opposed: Nil.
   
Absent: Kennedy, Murray.
  Total 2.

The first clause of Recommendation P-89-76 was approved. 76-75-41

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor H. M. McCallion on the second clause of Recommendation P-89-76.

In favour: Archdekin, Clarkson, Culham, Dalzell, Hunter, Kolb, Miller, Raeburn, Robinson, Searle, Whillans, Whitehead, Yarrow.
  Total 13.
   
Opposed: Dobkin, Killaby, McCallion, McKechnie, Spence, Wolf.
  Total 6.
   
Absent: Kennedy, Murray.
  Total 2.

The second clause of Recommendation P-89-76 was approved. 76-75-42

The third clause of Recommendation P-89-76 was approved. 76-75-43

Recommendation P-89-76 was approved. 76-75-44

RECOMMENDATION P-90-76:

That the Brampton origin - destination survey proposed in the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated February 10, 1976, together with its data processing, be approved.

Approved 76-75-45


PW-76-5 - PUBLIC WORKS meeting March 4, 1976.

RECOMMENDATION PW-67-76:

That the Transportation Services portion of the Capital Budget Estimates and Forecast 1976-1980 as presented in the program summary sheets dated March 1, 1976, be approved in principle;

And further, that page PW-60 of the Waste Management portion of the aforementioned budget as presented in the program summary sheets dated March 1, 1976, be amended by deferring for one year the expenditures for Transfer Stations in each of the years 1976 to 1979 inclusive, and that the remainder of this portion of the budget be approved as presented;

And further, that the Sanitary Sewer, Water Works and Engineering Services and Administration portions of the aforementioned budget as presented in the program summary sheets dated March 1, 1976, be approved.

Approved 76-75-46

RECOMMENDATION PW-68-76:

That the local M.P.s be requested to approach the Canadian Transportation Commission in order to impress upon them the need for speedy approval of funds for grade separations in the Region presently before the Commission.

Approved 76-75-47

RECOMMENDATION PW-69-76:

That the Region of Peel offer no objection to City of Mississauga By-law 37-76 which closes that portion of the Fifth Line West shown as Parts 1 to 9 on a plan prepared by R. H. McBain, O.L.S. and numbered M75-34-B.

Approved 76-75-48

RECOMMENDATION PW-70-76:

That the lands described in Deeds of Conveyance to the Regional Municipality of Peel, listed as Schedule "A" to Report No.7 from the Commissioner of Public Works dated February 19, 1976, be dedicated for Public Highway purposes.

Approved 76-75-49

RECOMMENDATION PW-71-76:

That the Region proceed with the design and construction of a sub-trunk sanitary sewer to service Bramalea Residential Neighbourhood 7 from Central Park Drive along Highway 7, Dixie Road and through park lands along a watercourse to Williams Parkway, a total distance of approximately 8,500 feet;

And further, that Knox, Martin, Kretch Limited be engaged as engineering consultants to prepare detailed plans and estimates for this work.

Approved 76-75-50

RECOMMENDATION PW-72-76:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel enter into a service agreement with the Corporation of the City of Brampton for a connection from 69 Eastern Avenue to the Brampton Fire Department Central Alarm Panel;

And further, that the Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to contract for such services as and when required in the future.

Approved 76-75-51

RECOMMENDATION PW-73-76:

That the contract for the dismantling and re-erection of the Snelgrove elevated water tank be awarded to the low bidder, Horton CBI Limited in the amount of $667,300.00 using the Brampton Works Yard as the new site for the tank, subject to Ontario Municipal Board approval of the additional bulk application for water works purposes;

And further, that a by-law be presented to Council authorizing this work and applications to the Ministry of the Environment and the Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation for the necessary grants.

Approved 76-75-52

RECOMMENDATION PW-74-76:

That Douglas and Helen Fowler be compensated in the amount of $67,475.00 for the outright purchase of 6990 Dixie Road, being Part of Lot 10, Concession 3 E.H.S., in the City of Mississauga, shown as Parts 7 and 9 on Reference Plan 43R-2825, required in connection with the proposed widening of the Dixie Road/Derry Road intersection;

And further, that a sum equal to twenty percent (20%) of the purchase price, being $13,495.00 be paid to the Vendor upon acceptance of the Offer to Sell by the Regional Municipality of Peel, the Agreement be accepted and approved, and the Property Section be instructed to complete the transaction within the appropriation in the 1975 Capital Budget for the reconstruction of Dixie Road, Derry Road to Steeles Avenue.

Approved 76-75-53

RECOMMENDATION PW-75-76:

That George Lew be compensated in the amount of $150,000.00 for the outright purchase of 2914 Derry Road, being Part of Lot 10, Concession 6 E.H.S., in the City of Mississauga, shown as Parts 15, 16 and 22 on Reference Plan 43R-3786, required in connection with the proposed improvements to be made at the Malton Four Corners;

And further, that the Agreement be accepted and approved, and the Property Section be instructed to complete the transaction, to be financed from the Malton Four Corners - Land Acquisition appropriation in the 1975 Capital Budget.

Approved 76-75-54

RECOMMENDATION PW-76-76:

That a by-law to approve the expropriation of lands required for the widening of Airport Road, shown as Part 11 on Reference Plan 43R-537 and a by-law to expropriate and to authorize the Chairman and the Clerk to sign a Certificate of Approval, be presented to Council, and that the Property Section be authorized to have prepared a Plan of Expropriation;

And further, that this transaction be funded under "Land for Future Works" in the 1975 Capital Budget.

Approved 76-75-55

RECOMMENDATION PW-77-76:

That Mary and Kenneth Brubacher be compensated in the amount of $5,148.19 for 0.248 acres of land being Part of Lot 1, Concession 5 W.H.S., in the City of Brampton, shown as Part 3 on Reference Plan 43R-671, required in connection with the widening of Steeles Avenue West, and which amount includes appraisal and legal fees;

And further, that the Agreement be accepted and approved and the Property Section be instructed to complete the transaction with the cost thereof being charged to the 1975 Current Transportation Budget appropriation for Land Acquisition.

Approved 76-75-56

RECOMMENDATION PW-78-76:

That Lehndorff (Central) Holdings Limtied be compensated in the amount of $363,240.00 for 9.081 acres of land in Part Lot 15, Concession 4 E.H.S., City of Brampton, shown as Parts Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 12 according to a Reference Plan prepared by E. W. Petzold O.L.S. and referred to as Project 74-3236-1, required in connection with the widening of Steeles Avenue East and the grade separation at the Canadian National Railway crossing;

And further, that the agreement be accepted and approved and the Property Section be instructed to complete the transaction, to be financed from the Steeles Avenue - Dixie Road to Bramalea Road appropriation in the 1975 Capital Budget.

Approved 76-75-57

RECOMMENDATION PW-79-76:

This recommendation was amended to read:

"That staff investigate the means whereby funds might be found to meet the cost of maintaining Second Line East from 17 Sideroad to 27 Sideroad."

Approved 76-75-58

AF-76-5 - ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE meeting March 4, 1976.

RECOMMENDATION AF-43-76:

Whereas the owners of property in the Tecumseh Park Drive area of the City of Mississauga were advised at a public meeting on January 7, 1975, that the sanitary sewer proposed for the area would service all but one house;

And whereas, after construction of the said sanitary sewer, it was found that a number of houses could not be served;

Now, therefore be it resolved that Council confirm the intent of Resolution 75-408-6 which provides for a reduction in frontage charges as follows:

Ladell, 1176 Tecumseh Park Drive
$ 475.12
McLeod, 1182 Tecumseh Park Drive
471.97
Jones, 1190 Tecumseh Park Drive
622.12
Angus, 1209 Tecumseh Park Crescent
603.75
 
$2, 172.96


And further, that at such time as a Local Improvement Special Assessment Roll is prepared for this project, it provide for a reduction of 75% in the frontage charge for the above-mentioned properties thereby resulting in the following frontage charges:

Ladell, 1176 Tecumseh Park Drive
$ 158.37
McLeod, 1182 Tecumseh Park Drive
157.32
Jones, 1190 Tecumseh Park Drive
207.37
Angus, 1209 Tecumseh Park Crescent
201.25
 
$ 724.31

And further, that the Clerk be directed to advise the Court of Revision that this reduction is authorized because of the special circumstances related to mistaken information given at the public meeting of January 7, 1975, and that this action should not be taken as a precedent for application in the case of future appeals involving partial service where sanitary sewers are constructed under the Local Improvement Act.

Approved 76-75-59

RESOLUTION 76-75-59 AMENDED BY
78-157-10

RECOMMENDATION AF-44-76:

That the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be authorized to write-off an unpaid water bill in the amount of $21.46 for account 6-31-003-0361 under the name of R. Harding.

Approved 76-75-60

CW-61-76:

Moved by Councillor C. J. Killaby;

That the grants budget other than Social Services grants and the grants to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and Peel Federation of Agriculture, be reduced by 20% and the sum of $4,520.00 be used in the following manner:

1) Peel Region After Four
$ 600.00
2) Volunteer Centre
1,500.00
3) Mississauga Meals-on-Wheels
700.00
4) Rent Supplement for 43 families for one month
1,720.00
 
$ 4,520.00

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor H. M. McCallion.

In favour: Dobkin, Killaby, McCallion, McKechnie, Miller, Spence, Wolf.
  Total 7.
   
Opposed: Archdekin, Clarkson, Culham, Dalzell, Hunter, Kolb, Raeburn, Robinson, Searle, Whillans, Whitehead, Yarrow.
  Total 12.
   
Absent: Kennedy, Murray.
  Total 2.

Resolution CW-61-76 was Lost. 76-75-61

RECOMMENDATION AF-45-76:

This recommendation was amended to read:

"That the 1976 grants for those organizations other than Social Service agencies remain as previously allocated by Council on January 22, 1976, subject to final budget deliberations."

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor H. M. McCallion.

In favour: Archdekin, Clarkson, Culham, Dalzell, Hunter, Kolb, Raeburn,
Robinson, Searle, Whillans, Whitehead, Yarrow.
  Total 12.
   
Opposed: Dobkin, Killaby, McCallion, McKechnie, Miller, Spence, Wolf.
  Total 7.
   
Absent: Kennedy, Murray.
  Total 2.

Recommendation AF-45-76 was approved. 76-75-62

At this point in the meeting Recommendation SS-30-76, as amended, was considered:

"That the Social Services grants remain as previously allocated by Council on January 22, 1976, subject to final budget deliberations.

Approved 76-75-63

RECOMMENDATION AF-46-76:

That the revised General Government Summary of the 1976 Capital Budget and 1977-1980 Forecast as described in the report of the Chief Administrative Officer dated March 4, 1976, be approved subject to the appropriation being renamed "Office Accommodation - Region of Peel";

And further, that the revised Protection of Persons and Property, Police Programme Summary, as described in the above-mentioned report of the Chief Administrative Officer, be approved subject to the deletion of the 1978 Appropriation for a Divisional Building in the amount of $1,961,000.00;

And further, that the revised Protection of Persons and Property, Conservation Authority Programme Summary, as described in the above-mentioned report of the Chief Administrative Officer, be approved;

And further, that the revised Conservation of Health, Hospitals Summary, as described in the above- mentioned report of the Chief Administrative Officer, be approved subject to the 1979 appropriation being renamed "Future Hospital".

Approved 76-75-64

RECOMMENDATION AF-47-76:

This recommendation was amended to read:

"That the Regional Chairman and the President of the Children's Aid Society approach the Family Court Judge to again request co-operation to obtain temporary financial relief for the Regional taxpayers this year in order to allow Regional Council more time to resolve the problems of children in outside institutional care."

Approved 76-75-65

RECOMMENDATION AF-48-76:

That the Executive Director of the Children's Aid Society be asked to reply to the letter of the Chief Administrative Officer dated February 25, 1976, requesting information regarding children in outside institutional care.

Approved 76-75-66

RECOMMENDATION AF-49-76:

That the Credit Valley Conservation Authority Current Budget for 1976 be accepted and that the Regional Municipality of Peel offer no objections to this level of spending for the current year;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance report in detail on the various Capital Projects after the Credit Valley Conservation Authority have responded to Council Resolution 76-51-11 with respect to Capital Expenditures for the 1976-1980 period, so that a decision can be made as to which of these projects are to be charged directly to the Area Municipalities and which should be included in the Region's General Levy.

Approved 76-75-67

RECOMMENDATION AF-50-76:

That Baycrest Homes Limited be released from financial agreement with respect to Lot 111, Plan 1001, City of Brampton, and that the necessary by-law be authorized for presentation to Council.

Approved 76-75-68


CW-62-76:

Moved by Councillor H. M. McCallion;

That the Committee rise and report to Council.

Carried 76-75-69

Moved by Councillor H. M. McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor W. J. Hunter;

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

Carried 76-75


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

a) A report of the Commissioner of Public Works recommending approval of City of Brampton Traffic By-law 32-76, designating Through Highways was considered.

Moved by Councillor H. M. McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor J. E. Archdekin;

That City of Brampton By-laws 32-76, designating Through Highways, be approved.

Carried 76-76

b) A report of the Commissioner of Public Works recommending the signing of a petition for 1975 expenditures for subsidy was considered.

Moved by Councillor H. M. McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor J. E. Archdekin;

That the Regional Chairman, the Regional Clerk, the Commissioner of Finance and the Commissioner of Public Works be authorized to sign the petition for subsidy to the Ministry of Transportation and Communications in the amount of $6,780,973.20 on 1975 Road Expenditures and $121,696.62 on 1975 Traffic Signal Installations.

Carried 76-77

c) A report of the Chief Administrative Officer recommending revisions to the 1976-1980 Regional Capital Budget was considered.

Moved by Councillor T. P. Miller,
Seconded by Councillor F. R. Dalzell;

That Council Resolution 76-51-8 (CW-50-76) adopted February 19, 1976, be amended by deleting the figure of "$11,000,000" and inserting in its place the figure of "$10,600,000" so that the Resolution reads:

"That expenditures of $10,600,000 in the 1976 to 1980 Capital Budget Estimates and Forecast for solid waste recovery facilities be deferred until such expenditures can be substantiated as being economically advantageous and viable."

And further, that the revised 1976 Capital Budget as shown on Table 2 of the Chief Administrative Officer's report of March 4, 1976, be approved;

And further, that the revised 1976 Capital Budget and Forecast 1977-1980 as shown on Tables 1 through 6 of the Chief Administrative Officer's report of March 4, 1976, be approved for submission to the Ontario Municipal Board;

And further, that the 1976-1980 Capital Financing Plan as shown on Table 7 of the Chief Administrative Officer's report of March 4, 1976, be approved.

Carried 76-78

BY-LAWS

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

That the by-laws listed on the Council meeting agenda, being By-law Numbers 43-76 to 50-76 inclusive, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Clerk and the Regional Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 76-79

By-law 43-76 - To authorize the Chairman and the Clerk to execute a Site Development Agreement with Mini-Skools Limited and the City of Brampton.

By-law 44-76 - To accept and assume lands and dedicate for Public Highway purposes.

By-law 45-76 - To authorize the construction of a Sanitary Sub-Trunk Sewer to service Bramalea Residential Neighbourhood 7, in the City of Brampton, at a total estimated cost of $228,000.00

By-law 46-76 - To authorize the dismantling and re-erection of the Snelgrove elevated water tank in the City of Brampton at an estimated cost of $800,000.00.

By-law 47-76 - To approve a proposed expropriation of lands in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

By-law 48-76 - To expropriate lands in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

By-law 49-76 - To authorize the Chairman and the Clerk to execute a Release Form with the Corporation of the City of Brampton, the HydroElectric Commission of the City of Brampton and Baycrest Homes Limited, Plan 1001, City of Brampton.

By-law 50-76 - To authorize the Chairman and the Clerk to execute a Lease Agreement with Samola Apartments Limited.

 

RESOLUTIONS

Moved by Councillor T. P. Miller,
Seconded by Councillor J. J. Yarrow;

That the Region of Peel sponsor and carry out a complete Mosquito Spraying Program to protect its inhabitants from a possible outbreak of St. Louis Encephalitis subject to the direction and plan of the Medical Officer of Health of the Region of Peel;

And further, that the costs of the program be determined by staff and this Region seek subsidy from the Province, if applicable.

Deferred to Council meeting of March 18, 1976, for a report from the Chief Administrative Officer. 76-80

Moved by Councillor J. J. Yarrow,
Seconded by Councillor J. R. Whitehead;

Whereas it appears that Police Commissions in Ontario can levy at any level they wish in any particular year, unless and until there is a budget agreement between said Commission and the Region;

And whereas appeals to any Regional constraint program not acceptable to the Police Commission can cause said agreement to be delayed up to six months or more;

Therefore be it resolved that the Province of Ontario be petitioned to change the applicable police legislation, in order to cause agreement to be obligatory or an appeal to be lodged by the Commission, not later than the last day of February in any particular year;

And further, that where an appeal is lodged successfully by the Police Commission, and where the resoluting levy increase over the previous year is greater than Provincial guidelines permit subsidy for, then the Province agree to increase the percentage of subsidy in direct relation to the increased levy allowed by its own Provincial agency (Ontario Police Commission).

Carried 76-81

Moved by Councillor M. L. Dobkin,
Seconded by Councillor J. R. Whitehead;

Whereas the Region of Peel and local Municipalities are operating under financial restraints in 1976;

And whereas all departments of the Region have been requested to prepare budget estimates based on the guideline that the recommendations not exceed a 10% impact on the Regional levy;

Therefore be it resolved that the Region of Peel request the Peel Police Board of Commissioners to drawn up their 1976 operating budget on this same 10% Regional levy impact guideline.

Carried 76-82

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

That the Region request the Province to take over Airport Road from its southerly limits to No. 9 Highway as a Provincial Highway and that the Counties of Dufferin and Simcoe be requested to support this request.

Carried 76-83

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

That the Commissioner of Social Services be authorized to tender the operation of the Streetsville Day Care Centre.

Carried 76-84

RESOLUTIONS PURSUANT TO NOTICES OF MOTION

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

That no land in the Region be released for draft approval unless a staff report is available outlining the Regional financial implications for that growth, both capital and operating.

Carried 76-85


The following information was received:

a) Association of Counties and Regions of Ontario enclosing a copy of the CFMM brief, "Action Program on Federal Aid for Urban Transportation", which the CFMM has adopted as its urban transportation policy statement.

b) Steering Committee, Restructuring Municipal Utilities, EUR Newsletter, March 1976, Number 2.

Moved by Councillor H. M. McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor D. J. Culham;

That By-law Number 51-76, a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held March 4, 1976, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Clerk and the Regional Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 76-86

Moved by Councillor H. M. McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor D. J. Culham;

That Council now adjourn to rneet again Thursday, March 18, 1976, at 1:30 p.m. or at the call of the Chairman.

Carried 76-87

After singing the National Anthem, Council adjourned at 9:50 p.m.



_________________________
Clerk

_________________________
Chairman

 

LEB:ag