THE COUNCIL OF

THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL

HELD IN BRAMPTON

NOVEMBER 24,1977.

 

 

Chairman L. H. Parsons called the meeting of the Council of the Regional Municipality of Peel to order at 1:30 p.m.

Councillor P. Robertson recited the opening prayer.

All members were present except Councillor M. H. Spence who arrived at 1:40 p.m.

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

That the minutes of the meeting held November 10, 1977, be adopted as amended, by the amendment of Resolution 77-392 to read as follows:

"WHEREAS, since January 1st, 1974, the staff of the Region of Peel, including Peel Regional Police has been steadily climbing;

AND WHEREAS the time has come for a thorough review of the staff structure prior to Council adopting the 1978 Regional Budget;

THEREFORE, be it resolved that the Chief Administrative Officer be requested to present to Council a scenario and program review based on zero increase in departmental Budgets for 1978."

And by the inclusion of the following under enquiries:

"Councillor L. Taylor inquired as to when a report regarding individual water meters would be forthcoming and requested that this matter be discussed at the November 24, 1977, Council meeting."

Carried 77-396

Moved by Councillor F. R. Dalzell,
Seconded by Councillor J. Archdekin;

That the Agenda be approved.

Carried 77-397

DELEGATION

Mr. Larry Bryan, Chairman of the Peel Olympic Committee, presented a status report outlining the Committee's purpose - to gather, organize and deliver community resources to assist Peel's athletes in preparation for the next Olympic games.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

a) The Honourable George A. Kerr, Minister of the Environment responding to the Region's request for approval of the designation of the Town of Caledon for the administration of Part VII of the Environmental Protection Act, which pertains to the inspection of septic tanks.

Received.

b) The Honourable George A. Kerr, Minister of the Environment submitting a copy of "The Environmental Assessment Act and Municipalities". (A copy of this document is available for inspection in the Clerk's Office).

Received.

c) The Honourable John R. Rhodes, Minister of Housing requesting submission of an Annual Housing Review. (Material giving further information is available for inspection in the Clerk's Office).

Received.

d) Mr. Gerald Sheff of Cadillac Fairview confirming his company's intention to sell to the Region a site for the proposed second hospital in Mississauga.

Received and referred to the Streetsville Provisional Hospital Board.

e) The Honourable W. Darcy McKeough enclosing a copy of Bill 98 (after first reading) which replaces Bill 49, An Act to Revise the Municipal Elections Act, 1972, and outlining the significant changes. (A copy of Bill 98 is available in the Clerk's Office).

Received.

f) Association of Peel People Evaluating Agricultural Land, expressing concern over Council Recommendation P-123-77 adopted November 10, 1977, enclosing APPEAL Newsletter, November 1977, and requesting to appear at the next Planning Committee meeting.

Received.

g) Ministry of Health regarding construction of a new hospital in Streetsville and enclosing News Release of Health Minister Dennis Timbrell's Speech of November 8, 1977.

Received.

h) Copy of letter from the Roads Committee of Meadowvale Village Community Association to the Deputy Clerk of the Ontario Executive Council regarding the Parkway Belt West Development Plan and the realignment of Derry Road West.

Received.

i) The Regional Chairman to the Premier of Ontario requesting support for the inclusion of a three year Council term in the proposed revisions to the Municipal Elections Act.

Received.

Moved by Councillor F. R. Dalzell,
Seconded by Councillor J. Archdekin;

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

Carried 77-398

REPORTS

Committees

PW-77-15 - PUBLIC WORKS meeting November 15, 1977.

RECOMMENDATION PW-286-77:

That traffic signals be installed at the intersection of Dixie Road at Meyerside Drive as soon as possible in 1978 and that the necessary funds for this work be considered in the 1978 traffic signal budget;

And further, that intersection improvements, including the construction of left turn lanes on Dixie Road at Meyerside Drive, be carried out in conjunction with the installation of the traffic signals, and that the necessary funds be considered in the 1978 budget for intersection improvements. considered under resolutions.

77-399-1

RECOMMENDATION PW-287-77:

That the City of Brampton's By-law Numbers 228-77 and 227-77 not be approved.

Not Approved 77-399-2


CW-148-77:

Moved by Councillor F. R. Dalzell;

That City of Brampton By-law Numbers 228-77 and 227-77 be approved.

Carried 77-399-3


RECOMMENDATION PW-288-77:

That by resolution of Council, Canadian Pacific Railway be requested to carry out necessary improvements immediately on the Thomas Street crossing in the City of Mississauga (Mileage 20.67, Galt Subdivision).

Approved 77-399-4

RECOMMENDATION PW-289-77:

This recommendation was a mended to read:

"That the Ministry of Transportation and Communications be requested to retain the surplus lands located on the south-east corner of Dixie Road and Highway 7, shown as the hatched area on Plan P-1899-60 for possible use for future intersection improvements."

Approved 77-399-5

RECOMMENDATION PW-290-77:

That a 6 inch watermain be constructed on Centennial Drive in Bolton at an estimated cost of $44,000.00 under Section 362 of the Municipal Act as follows:

a) From the existing 6 inch watermain on Whitehead Crescent via an easement to Highway No. 50 and along Highway No. 50 to Centennial Drive, a distance of 700 feet more or less;

b) On Centennial Drive from Highway No. 50 southerly, a distance of 1,050 feet more or less;

And further, that a portion of this work be assessed against the owners abutting the works on a basis of $6.00 per foot of frontage with frontage in excess of 200 feet considered deferred and flankage being exempt for the first 150 feet and assessable thereafter at $6.00 per foot; that the annual rate per foot frontage be established at $0.6809 for a period of twenty years with the interest rate at 9 1/2% per annum; and that the portion of the cost to be assessed against the abutting owners shall be an estimated amount of $4,644.00 and the remainder of $39,356.00 shall be the Region's share;

And further, that funds in the amount of $44,000.00 be provided from the 1977 Capital Budget Item for Miscellaneous Local Improvements (77-101.1) to be financed by debenture subject to Ontario Municipal Board approval, and that the necessary by-law be presented to Council to authorize the works under the Municipal Act, Section 362, and to repeal By-law 33-77 and that Resolution 77-11-23 be rescinded;

And further, that a letter be sent to the residents involved explaining the details of the proposal as now conceived.

Approved 77-399-6

RECOMMENDATION PW-291-77:

That sanitary sewers and private drain connections be constructed to serve Centennial Drive in the Town of Caledon (Bolton) at a total estimated cost of $90,000.00 as set out in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works dated November 4, 1977 and that a by-law be presented to Council to undertake the work as a local improvement on petition, (Project No. 90433772060);

And further, that the works be financed through debentures from the "Unallocated" portion of the 1977 Sanitary Sewer Capital Budget, (Project No. 90433-772200).

Approved 77-399-7

RECOMMENDATION PW-292-77:

That the funding obligation of $200,000.00 for the Central Britannia Road Sanitary Landfill Site from the Reserve for Working Funds be replaced by $130,000.00 from the Current Revenue Contribution and by $70,000.00 from the Capital Development Fund;

And further, that the remaining $1,580,000.00 from the Capital Development Fund allocated to the Central Britannia Road Sanitary Landfill Site (Project No. 77-620.0) be approved for use in further implementing this project.

Approved 77-399-8

RECOMMENDATION PW-293-77:

That the Chairman and the Clerk of the Region of Peel be authorized to execute a quit claim to a permanent easement for sanitary sewer purposes, which is described as Schedule "B" on Instrument Number 81776, and located in Lot 11 Concession 1 S.D.S., Mississauga as requested by the legal firm of Harvey Freedman and that all legal and survey expenses incurred be borne by the Grantee.

Approved 77-399-9

RECOMMENDATION PW-294-77:

That Daniel Ignat Kaneff Holdings Limited be compensated in the amount of $12,900.00 for 0.645 acres of land in part of Lot 6, Concession 3 W.H.S., in the City of Mississauga, shown as Part 6 on Reference Plan 43R-2741, required in connection with the widening and reconstruction of Britannia Road West from Highway No. 10 to Second Line West; and that the Agreement be accepted and approved and the Property Division be instructed to complete the transaction with the cost thereof being charged to the 1977 Capital Budget, Project No. 90443-776230;

And further, that all reasonable legal and appraisal fees and Land Transfer Tax costs incurred in connection with this transaction, be accepted and approved; and that the necessary by-law authorizing the Chairman and the Clerk to execute the Offer to Sell document be presented to Council.

Approved 77-399-10

RECOMMENDATION PW-295-77:

That Maxan Investments Limited be compensated in the amount of $35,680.00 for 1.784 acres of land in part of Lot 6, Concession 1 W.H.S., in the City of Mississauga, shown as Part 3 on Reference Plan 43R-2742, required in connection with the widening and reconstruction of Britannia Road West from Highway No. 10 to Second Line West; that the Agreement be accepted and approved and that the Property Division be instructed to complete the transaction with the cost thereof being charged to the 1977 Capital Budget, Project No. 90443-776230;

And further, that all reasonable legal and appraisal fees and Land Transfer Tax costs incurred in connection with this transaction be accepted and approved; and that the necessary by-law authorizing the Chairman and the Clerk to execute the Offer to Sell document be presented to Council.

Approved 77-399-11

RECOMMENDATION PW-296-77:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel commence the necessary actions to expropriate lands required for road widening purposes for the reconstruction of Britannia Road from Highway 10 to Second Line West (Project 90443776230), shown on Reference Plan 43R-2742 as Part 1 owned by Texaco Canada Limited, Part 2 owned by Susan Lancaster, Part 10 owned by Imperial Oil Limited, Part 3 owned by Maxan Investments Limited, Part 6 owned by Petrance Investments Limited (shown on Plan as Albert P. Lucchetta), Part 8 owned by Arthur O. and Hilda Sawdon and Part 5 owned by Helen and Allan Cooper (shown on Plan as Director, The Veterans' Land Act); and that the Chairman and the Clerk be authorized to sign Forms 1, 2 and 4;

And further, that the Council of The Regional Municipality of Peel, as approving authority, approve an Application to expropriate these lands, that service and publication of Notice of this Application be in accordance with the requirements of The Expropriations Act, and that the results of this Notice, as aforesaid, including the recommendation of any necessary enquiry, be reported to Council for its further determination;

And further, that the necessary by-laws be authorized for presentation to Council.

Approved 77-399-12

RECOMMENDATION PW-297-77:

That Mario A. Piane be compensated in the amount of $3,650.00, for 0.067 acres of land being part of Lot 10, Concession 9, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), shown as Part 23 on Reference Plan 43R-1545, required in connection with the proposed widening of Regional Road No. 8 (The Gore Road), and that the Agreement be accepted and approved and that the Property Division be instructed to complete the transaction, with the cost thereof being charged to the 1977 Current Budget, Account No. 7042520-7100;

And further, that all reasonable legal and appraisal fees and Land Transfer Tax costs incurred in connection with this transaction be accepted and approved, and that the necessary by-law authorizing the Chairman and the Clerk to execute the Offer to Sell document be presented to Council.

Approved 77-399-13

RECOMMENDATION PW-298-77:

That James E. and Margaret M. Stinson be compensated in the amount of $55,000.00 for the outright purchase of the land and buildings being part of Lot 10, Concession 10, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), shown as Parts 40 and 41 on Reference Plan 43R-2493, required in connection with the proposed widening of Regional Road No. 8 (The Gore Road) and that a sum equal to fifty percent (50%) of the purchase price, being $27,500.00, be paid to the Vendor upon acceptance of the Offer to Sell by the Regional Municipality of Peel; which Offer shall be conditional on availability of funds in the 1978 Capital Budget;

And further, that the Agreement be accepted and approved and that the Property Division be instructed to complete the transaction, in 1978, with the cost thereof being charged to the 1978 Miscellaneous Land Acquisition account;

And further, that all reasonable legal and appraisal fees and Land Transfer Tax costs incurred in connection with this transaction be accepted and approved, and that the necessary by-law authorizing the Chairman and the Clerk to execute the Offer to Sell document be presented to Council.

Approved 77-399-14

RECOMMENDATION PW-299-77:

That Margaret Olexy be compensated in the amount of $65,000.00 for the outright purchase of the land and building at 1138 Cawthra Road, in the City of Mississauga, being part of Lot 127, Registered Plan B-l9, required for the future construction of Cawthra Road, and that the Agreement be accepted and approved and that the Property Division be instructed to complete the transaction, with the cost thereof being charged to the Cawthra Road Project, Account No. 90423-750691;

And further, that all reasonable legal and appraisal fees and Land Transfer Tax costs incurred in connection with this transaction be accepted and approved, and that the necessary by-law authorizing the Chairman and the Clerk to execute the Offer to Sell document be presented to Council.

Approved 77-399-15

RECOMMENDATION PW-300-77:

That Audrey Juelich be compensated in the amount of $5,300.00 for 0.156 acres of land in part of Lot 1, Concession 4 W.H.S., City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy) expropriated for the widening of Steeles Avenue West from McLaughlin Road to Mississauga Road, provided that Audrey Juelich indemnifies the Region of Peel from any claim by Gary Dament, together with an amount of $500.00 for legal fees and an amount of $200.00 for appraisal fees, and that the Property Division be instructed to complete the transaction, as per the solicitor's recommendation, with the cost thereof being charged to the 1977 Current Budget Account No. 7042520-7100;

And further, that Land Transfer Tax costs payable in connection with this transaction be accepted and approved, and that the necessary by-law to give effect to the foregoing be presented to Council.

Approved 77-399-16

RECOMMENDATION PW-301-77:

That Longo Construction Company be compensated in the amount of $27,268.00 for 1.604 acres of land being part of Lot 15, Concession 5 W.H.S., City of Brampton (formerly Town of Mississauga), shown as Part 3 on Reference Plan 43R-4699, required in connection with the widening and reconstruction of Mississauga Road, Highway 401 to Steeles Avenue, and that the Agreement be accepted and approved and the conditions outlined there in be complied with and the Property Division be instructed to complete the transaction, with the cost thereof being charged to the 1976 Capital Budget, Project No. 78-4021, and that an amount of $13,000.00 be transferred to this project from 75-1021 to cover this expenditure;

And further, that all reasonable legal and appraisal fees and Land Transfer Tax costs incurred in connection with this transaction be accepted and approved, and that the necessary by-law authorizing the Chairman and the Clerk to execute the Offer to Sell document be presented to Council.

Approved 77-399-17

A report of the Commissioner of Public Works briefly reviewing the highlights of the European tour of resource recovery facilities was considered.

Received . 77-399-18

SS-77-12 - SOCIAL SERVICES meeting November 15,1977.

RECOMMENDATION SS-48-77:

This recommendation was amended to read:

"That resolution 77-364-22 as amended by resolution 77-370-49, both pertaining to Recommendation 6.4 of the Robarts Report be reconsidered.''

Approved 77-399-19

CW-149-77:

Moved by Councillor E. Mitchell;

That the Council Resolution 77-370-49 be rescinded and that Council Resolution 77-364-22 be amended to read as follows:

"That Recommendation 6.4 of the Robarts Report suggesting that authority over special purpose bodies be assigned to municipal councils be endorsed except in the case of Conservation Authorities."

And further, that the following recommendations of the Metropolitan Toronto and Region Conservation Authority be endorsed:

a) That Technical Advisory Committees be formed to co-ordinate the works of the authority with those of its participating municipalities, and that these be similar to Metropolitan Toronto's Technical Advisory Committee on Parks and Conservation;

b) That the authority work with each municipality, through these Technical Advisory Committees to recommend priorities for further development, to review desirable changes in practices and procedures, and to consider further transfer of suitable authority lands where management capability exists and where the location and characteristics of the site permit;

c) That provincial financing for parkland acquisition and recreational area development be extended to Regional municipalities;

d) That the authority continue its programme of information, education and historic sites adapting the components to changing circumstances and working in close co-operation with all participating bodies;

e) That the authority continue to be responsible for the control, development and management of water front lands; and

f) That the authority continue to be responsible for the control, the Petticoat, Duffin and Carruthers Creeks.

Carried 77-399-20

RECOMMENDATION SS-49-77:

That Recommendations 16.1,16.2,16.3,16.4 of the Robarts Report, pertaining to human services systems, be endorsed.

Approved 77-399-21

RECOMMENDATION SS-50-77:

That the Region of Peel indicate that it has no comment on Recommendations 17.1 to 17.8 in the chapter of the Robarts Report dealing with Education.

Approved 77-399-22

RECOMMENDATION SS-51-77:

That the Region of Peel indicate that it has no comment on Recommendation 18.1 to 18.5 in the chapter of the Robarts Report dealing with health recommendations.

Approved 77-399-23

RECOMMENDATION SS-52-77:

That recommendations 19.1, 19.2, 19.3 and 19.4 of the Robarts Report, pertaining to Social Services, be endorsed.

Approved 77-399-24

RECOMMENDATION SS-53-77:

That recommendation 19.5 of the Robarts Report, pertaining to Social Services, be endorsed in principle subject to the word "abolish" being deleted.

Approved 77-399-25

RECOMMENDATION SS-54-77:

That recommendation 19.6 of the Robarts Report, pertaining to Social Services, be endorsed.

Approved 77-399-26

RECOMMENDATION SS-55-77:

That the Region of Peel indicate that it has no comment on Recommendation 20.1 in the Chapter of the Robarts Report dealing with Recreation, Libraries and Culture.

Approved 77-399-27

RECOMMENDATION SS-56-77:

That a follow-up of persons receiving counselling services from Peel Family Services be carried out by Regional staff.

Approved 77-399-28

AF-77-14 - ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE meeting November 17, 1977.

Councillor M. H. Spence requested that it be noted that her absence from the Administration and Finance Committee meeting was due to illness.

RECOMMENDATION AF-208-77:

That Council authorize the additional payment of $2,007.45 to Halton Region Conservation Authority, to cover the Region's portion of the increase in the Authority's general levy and that financing be made through the contingency provision.

Approved 77-399-29

RECOMMENDATION AF-209-77:

That the Province be requested to pay rent on the former Brampton Jail for the balance of the 1977 calendar year at which time the provisions of the lease will expire.

Approved 77-399-30

RECOMMENDATION AF-210-77:

That a by-law be authorized for presentation to Council to amend By-law Number 63-77 to provide for the appointment of additional Peace Officers to enforce the by-laws of the City of Brampton.

Approved 77-399-31

RECOMMENDATION AF-211-77:

That application be made to the Credit Valley Conversation Authority to undertake necessary storm water control works on Lornewood Creek in Mississauga (in 1978), subject to the approval of the Minister of Natural Resources to the City of Mississauga being named the designated cost sharing area;

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

Approved 77-399-32

RECOMMENDATION AF-212-77:

That the resolution of the Council of the Borough of Etobicoke regarding the control of pornography be endorsed as follows:

"That the Attorney General for Canada be petitioned to request the Provincial Attorneys General and the Provincial Solicitors General to have placed on their next meeting's agenda the matter of pornography and its exposure to children;

And further, that this Resolution be circulated to all municipalities in Ontario for their support."

Approved 77-399-33

RECOMMENDATION AF-213-77:

That Baycrest Homes Limited be released from the financial agreement with respect to Lots 21 and 44, Plan 1001, City of Brampton, and that the necessary by-law be authorized for presentation to Council.

Approved 77-399-34

The Regional Chairman reported verbally that he had sent a letter to the Credit Valley Conservation Authority offering the rental of the space vacated by the Registry Office.

Received . 77-399-35

 

CW-150-77:

Moved by Councillor J. Archdekin,

That the Committee rise and report to Council.

Carried 77-399-36

Moved by Councillor E. F. Leavers,
Seconded by Councillor R. F. Bean;

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

Carried 77-399

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

a) A report of the Commissioner of Planning recommending approval of an application by the Town of Caledon to use Parks Reserve Funds for renovation of the Old Town Hall, was considered.

Moved by Councillor J. A. Archdekin,
Seconded by Councillor E. V. Kolb;

That the Town of Caledon application to expend $3,000.00 from the Parks Reserve Fund (Special Parks Account) for renovation of the "Old Town Hall" on Highway Number 10 (former Village of Caledon), be approved.

Carried 77-400

b) A report of the Acting Commissioner of Public Works recommending the approval of City of Mississauga Traffic By-law 625-77, was considered.

Moved by Councillor R. F. Bean,
Seconded by Councillor H. M. McCallion;

That the City of Mississauga By-law 625-77 be approved.

Carried 77-401

c) A report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance regarding the renaming of the former Finance Department Water Services Division, was considered.

Received. 77-402

d) A report of Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance recommending a contribution of $20,000.00 from 1977 Current Funds to the Capital Budget for the Peel Manor Renovations, was considered.

Moved by Councillor T. P. Miller,
Seconded by Councillor L. Taylor;

That the $20,000.00 current fund contribution to capital previously allocated tentatively to the Police project, the CADRE system, be transferred from account 701-2630-4302 (Current Contribution to Police Capital) to account 701-2630-4311 (Current Contribution to Social Services Capital) and the necessary $17,563.00 be used as a source of financing for the renovations to Peel Manor.

Carried 77-403

e) A report of the Commissioner of Planning regarding the recommendations to the Ontario Cabinet from the Provincial Treasurer on the Parkway Belt West Development Plan, was considered.

Referred to the Planning Committee. 77-404

f) A report of the Regional Clerk recommending a by-law to amend By-laws Number 126-77, 127- 77 and 128-77, which is necessary to correct Ontario Municipal Board approval and file numbers on road reconstructions.

Moved by Councillor F. Bean,
Seconded by Councillor T. P. Miller;

That a by-law be presented to Council to correct the Ontario Municipal Board approval and file numbers which appear in the preamble of By-laws Number 126-77,127-77 and 128-77.

Carried 77-405

g) A report of the Commissioner of Planning regarding Assessment of Pits and Quarries in Peel Region.

Moved by Councillor J. A. Clarkson,
Seconded by Councillor E. V. Kolb;

That it be recommended to the Assessment Division of the Ministry of Revenue and to the Peel-Halton Assessment office, that changes be made to existing practices in the assessment of pits and quarries and holdings licensed for extraction to more equitably and accurately reflect the market value of the different types of land use and activities within properties, before, during and after extraction, this also being a possible incentive toward:

i) progressive rehabilitation,

ii) reduction in the size of the mining area; and,

iii) retention of farming as an interim use on resource lands held for future extraction;

And further, that in support of the foregoing, the report of the Commissioner of Planning entitled "Assessment of Pits and Quarries in Peel Region" be forwarded to the Executive Director of the Assessment Division and to the Commissioner of Assessment for Peel-Halton;

And further, that the aforementioned report be sent to the Minister of Natural Resources for his consideration of the comments and proposals contained therein regarding rehabilitation of pits and quarries, and forwarded to the three Area Municipalities for their information and comment.

Carried 77-406

BY-LAWS

Moved by Councillor F. Bean,
Seconded by Councillor T. P. Miller;

That the by-laws listed on the Council meeting agenda, being By-laws Number 197-77 to 202-77 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 77-407

By-law 197-77 - To authorize the construction of a watermain on Centennial drive in the Town of Caledon at a total estimated cost of $44,000.00.

By-law 198-77 - To authorize the construction of sanitary sewers and private drain connections on Centennial Drive in the Town of Caledon at a total estimated cost of $90,000.00.

By-law 199-77 - To authorize the application for approval to expropriate lands for municipal purposes.

By-law 200-77 - To amend By-law Number 203-76 being a by-law to appoint Peace Officers for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of the Corporation of the City of Mississauga Traffic By-law.

By-law 201-77 - To amend By-law Number 63-77 being a by-law to appoint Peace Officers for the purpose of enforcing the by-laws of the Corporation of the City of Brampton, and for the service of summons.

By-law 202-77 - To amend By-laws Number 126-77,127-77 and 128-77 being by-laws to authorize the reconstruction of portions of Mississauga Road and Derry Road and the construction of the Derry Road realignment in the City of Mississauga.

 

RESOLUTIONS

Moved by Councillor R. Searle,
Seconded by Councillor F. J. McKechnie;

Be it resolved that further to recommendation PW-286-77, Chairman L. Parsons be authorized by Council to instruct staff to take whatever measures are possible to correct immediately the hazardous problems existing at the intersection of Dixie Road and Meyerside Drive including signalization and intersection improvement on either a temporary or permanent basis;

And further, that the Chief Administrative Officer recommend the method of financing to Council.

Carried 77-408

Moved by Councillor E. V. Kolb,
Seconded by Councillor H. E. Kennedy;

That the contents of the Regional Chairman's letter addressed to Premier Davis (dated November 24, 1977) with respect to Council's support for a three year term of office for Municipal Councillors, be endorsed.

Carried 77-409

Moved by Councillor E. V. Kolb,
Seconded by Councillor J. A. Clarkson;

That the Peel Region Board of Health be requested to make available a member of its staff at the Town of Caledon Municipal Officers two or three days a week for the purpose of facilitating the inspection and approval of septic tanks.

Carried 77-410

Moved by Councillor H. Kennedy,
Seconded by Councillor E. V. Kolb;

That the City of Mississauga Traffic Bylaw 638-77 be approved.

Carried 77-411

 

ENQUIRIES BY MEMBERS

a) Councillor E. Mitchell requested the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance to prepare a report for the next Council meeting on the implications of mortgage companies no longer collecting municipal taxes as part of monthly mortgage payments and particularly on the possibility of a resulting increase in tax arrears.

The following information was received:

a) Sanitary Sewer Charge Appeal Committee - Decisions of meeting held October 25, 1977.

b) Sanitary Sewer Charge Appeal Committee - Agenda of meeting November 22, 1977.

c) Municipal Liaison Committee NEWSLETTER, October, 1977.

d) Federation of Canadian Municipalities, ANNOUNCEMENT, Municipal Research Support Program, dated November 10,1977.

e) Children's Aid Society of the Region of Peel, minutes of Board of Directors meeting held October 19,1977.

f) Chairman L. H. Parsons, excerpts from the Municipal Liaison Committee, Report of the Joint Committee on the Clarification of Municipal and Educational Tax Bills, with respect to the Sudbury Experience.

g) Minutes of the meeting of the Peel Regional Board of Commissioners of Police held November 9,1977.

h) A copy of a letter from the Regional Solicitor to the City of Mississauga Solicitor with respect to the Dunbar Meadows rezoning application.

 

Council suspended regular business at 3:00 p.m. in order to hear the presentation of the Airport Consultative Committee.

Council reconvened at 4:30 p.m.

Moved by Councillor E. Mitchell,
Seconded by Councillor H. M. Allan;

That Council move into Committee of the Whole, In Camera, to consider reports.

Carried 77-412

 

REPORTS

AF-77-14 - ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE meeting November 17, 1977.

RECOMMENDATION AF-214-77:

That Resolution 1974-375-3 related to Leave of Absence-Bereavement be rescinded;

And further, that the following be adopted as Policy Number 2-3-15.6:

"Any permanent full time non-bargaining salaried employee will upon request be granted leave of absence of up to three (3) days with pay at his/her regular rate to attend the funeral of a member of his or her immediate family i.e. mother, father, sister, brother, spouse, daughter, son, father-in-law, mother-in- law;

An employee will upon request, be granted leave of absence of one (1) day with pay at his or her regular rate to attend the funeral of his or her brother- in-law, sister-in-law, or grandparents;

The day of the funeral and any additional days granted will be paid for only if they occur on the days the employee would otherwise have been scheduled to work."

Approved 77-413-1

RECOMMENDATION AF-215-77:

This recommendation was amended to read:

"That the Peel Manor Home for the Aged negotiated settlement with Local 966, Canadian Union of Public Employees, be accepted;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Council authorizing the Chairman and the Clerk to execute the Collective Agreement embodying the negotiated settlement."

Approved 77-413-2

Report from the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance with respect to a letter from the Credit Valley Conservation Authority regarding the settlement of the Rattray Park Estates acquisition.

CW-151-77:

Moved by Councillor M. H. Spence;

That payment to the Credit Valley Conservation Authority of the Region of Peel's share of the cost of the Rattray Park Estates acquisition, in the amount of $633,228.00 be approved;

And further, that an earmarked underlevy be carried at the end of 1977 and be levied on the City of Mississauga, as the designated cost-sharing area, in 1978.

Carried 77-413-3

Report from the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance with respect to a letter from the Credit Valley Conservation Authority regarding the settlement of the Adamson-Proteus acquisition.

CW-152-77:

Moved by Councillor K. G. Whillans;

That payment to the Credit Valley Conservation Authority of the Region of Peel's share of the Adamson-Proteus property acquisition estimated at $575,415.00, be approved;

And further, that an earmarked underlevy be carried at the end of 1977 and be levied on the City of Mississauga, as the designated cost-sharing area, in 1978.

Carried 77-413-4

CW-153-77:

Moved by Councillor E. Mitchell;

That the Committee rise and report to Council.

Carried 77-413-5

Moved by Councillor E. Mitchell,
Seconded by Councillor H. M. Allan;

That the reports considered in Committee of the Whole, In Camera, and the recommendations approved, be adopted.

Carried 77-413

At this point in the meeting, Regional Chairman L. H. Parsons drew the attention of Council to the priority setting questionnaire and requested that the responses be returned to the Region by Friday December 2, 1977.

Moved by Councillor H. M. Allan,
Seconded by Councillor J. Archdekin;

That By-law Number 203-77, a by-law to confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held November 24, 1977, and to authorize the Chairman and the Clerk to execute all documents listed in Schedule "A" thereto, including the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 966, Peel Manor Home for the Aged, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Clerk and the Regional Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 77-414

Councillors H. McCallion and J. Clarkson left the meeting at 3:30 p.m. Councillors T. Butt and L. Taylor left the meeting at 4:30 p.m. Councillors F. Dalzell, F. Hooper, E. F. Leavers, A. C. Raeburn, P. Robertson and R. Searle left the meeting at 4:40 p.m.

Moved by Councillor H. M. Allan,
Seconded by Councillor J. Archdekin;

That Council now adjourn to meet again Thursday, December 15, 1977, at 1:30 p.m. or at the call of the Chairman.

Carried 77-415

Council adjourned at 4:55 p.m.

Richard L. Frost
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Clerk
Louis H. Parsons
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Chairman

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