THE COUNCIL OF

THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL

SPECIAL MEETING

HELD AT BRAMPTON

MARCH 30, 1989

PURPOSE:

1. Presentation - United Way Award

2. 1989 Current Budget

3. Public Works Items

4. In Camera Items

Chairman Bean called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:40 a.m.

1. PRAYER

Councillor Currie recited the prayer.

2. ROLL CALL

Members Present: F. Andrews, F. Bean, R. Begley, D. Culham, D. Currie, E. Carter who arrived at 1:00 p.m., F. Dale,
C. Glassford, N. Iannicca, H. Kennedy, E. Kolb, D. Lane, H. McCallion, F. McKechnie, P. Mullin, R. Pallett, M. Prentice,
P. Robertson, F. Russell, C. Seglins, E. Southorn, K. Whillans

Members Absent: Nil

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Currie,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That the agenda for the March 30, 1989 Special Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 89-213

4. PRESENTATION

a) Mr. Larry Button, United Way of Peel Region, regarding the Region of Peel - United Way Award

Received 89-214

Roger Maloney, Chairman of the Peel Region United Way was presented with the Gold Achievement Award for outstanding employee contributions.

The Planning Department was presented with the United Way Gold Award for "Most Participation". The Finance Department was presented with the United Way Silver Award for "Most Improved Department". Transhelp was presented with a United Way Award for "Most Improved Section".

5. BUSINESS

a) Regional Chairmen's Proposal on Waste Management Chairman Bean gave a brief verbal report.

Received 89-215

The Regional Chairman and Chief Administrative Officer were requested to investigate and report back to the Public Works Committee on the advantages and disadvantages of the Environmental Assessment process as experienced by the Region of Halton regarding Waste Management.

Reserve Block in Draft Plan of Subdivision 21T-87001M, Barstev Holdings Inc., City of Mississauga.

Moved by Councillor Southorn,
Seconded by Councillor Kennedy;

That whereas Regional Council draft approved plan of subdivision 21T-87001M, Barstev Holdings Inc., on March 9, 1989 with a reserve block within the 500 metre influence area measured from the 170 acre emergency expansion area;

And whereas there is now no real purpose in attempting to protect the portion of the plan of subdivision within 500 metres of the expansion area;

Therefore, be it resolved that the conditions of approval to the Barstev Holdings Inc. subdivision be amended by deleting the conditions relating to the reserve block within the 500 metre area of influence, with the effect that all of the individual lots, blocks and streets within the 500 metre be draft approved;

And further, that the issuance of building permits on the two specific blocks not be withheld.

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor McCallion.

In favour: Andrews, Begley, Culham, Currie, Dale, Glassford, Iannicca, Kennedy, Kolb, Lane, McCallion, McKechnie, Mullin, Pallett, Prentice, Southorn, Whillans
Total - 17

Opposed: Robertson, Seglins
Total - 2

Absent: Carter, Russell
Total - 2

Carried 89-216

b) 1989 Draft Current Budget

The Chief Administrative Officer gave a slide presentation with regards to the 1989 Draft Current Budget.

The Budget Sub-Committee Chairman, also presented a brief overview of the 1989 Draft Current Budget. Recess

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Southorn;

That Regional Council recess at 11:45 a.m. and reconvene at 1:00 p.m.

Carried 89-217

Regional Council reconvened at 1:10 p.m.

Reports, In Camera were dealt with at this time.

6. COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, IN CAMERA, TO CONSIDER REPORTS

Moved by Councillor Currie,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

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

Carried 89-218

7. REPORTS, IN CAMERA

a) Commissioner of Social Services Vacancy

CW-109-89:

Moved by Councillor Andrews;

That the new Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to engage a consulting firm to re- advertise and to conduct a further search for Commissioner of Social Services' candidates;

And further, that in the meantime, Paul Vezina be named Acting Social Services Commissioner.

Carried 89-219-1

b) Office Space Needs

CW-110-89:

Moved by Councillor Prentice;

It is therefore recommended that Regional Council give approval in principal to the leasing of 40,000 (more or less) square feet of office space for occupancy on or before December 1, 1989 within the geographic area defined as the Highway 10 Corridor in the Region of Peel;

And further, that proposals be solicited from interested parties and that the proposal process be expedited;

And further, that the Regional Clerk report back to Regional Council on the results of the proposal call and staff's recommendation on or before the Regional Council meeting of April 27, 1989.

And further, that funds in the amount of $100,000.00 to be funded from Capital Development Funds be approved for the completion of a Space Needs Analysis Study including the cost of a seconded project manager (Budget Item 89-7020).

Carried 89-219-2

c) Mississauga Works Yard

CW-111-89:

Moved by Councillor McCallion;

That Resolution 89-57-3 passed by Regional Council on January 26, 1989 regarding the expropriation of lands for the purpose of acquiring lands owned by Manheim Auto Auctions for a works yard, be rescinded.

Carried 89-219-3

d) Sewer Back-up, Bolton, September 17, 1988

CW-112-89:

Moved by Councillor Kolb;

That Regional Council approve the payment of a further $1,421.74 to Mr. D. Hutchinson and a further $9,500.00 to Mr. and Mrs. Henderson in settlement of their respective claims;

And further, that once all claims have been finalized, a claim be made against Pit On Construction to recover the amounts paid out by the Region of Peel;

And further, that staff be authorized to institute legal action against Pit On Construction should the Region's claim not be honoured in full and against McCormick, Rankin, Consulting Engineers, should Legal Services so recommend;

And further, that payment of a further $300.00 to Mr. P. Wylie in settlement of his claim, be approved.

Carried 89-219-4

e) Contract Negotiations, Cupe Local 3162 (Outside Workers)

CW-113-89:

Moved by Councillor Southorn;

That the report of the Director of Human Resources dated March 28, 1989, titled "Contract Negotiations Cupe Local 3162 (Outside Workers)" be approved.

Carried 89-219-5

8. COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, IN CAMERA, RISE AND REPORT

CW-114-89:

Moved by Councillor Begley, That the Committee of the Whole, In Camera, rise and report to Council.

Carried 89-219-6

9. ADOPTION OF COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, IN CAMERA, PROCEEDINGS

Moved by Councillor Begley,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

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

Carried 89-219

Items 5b), c) and d) were dealt with at this time.

5. b) 1989 Current Budget (continued from page 165) Conflicts of Interest

Councillor McCallion declared a Conflict of Interest with respect to the Peel Regional Police Budget and pursuant to the Conflict of Interest Act stated that the reason was due to her son's employment with the Peel Regional Police Force and refrained from the discussion and voting thereon.

Councillor Andrews declared a Conflict of Interest with respect to the budgeted salary figures and pursuant to the Conflict of Interest Act stated that the reason was due to his daughter's employment with the Region of Peel and refrained from the discussion and voting thereon. Rules of Procedure

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the rules of procedure with regard to voting on amendments to the main question be waived.

Carried 89-220

Peel Regional Police

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That a further 40 constables and 26 civilians be added to the 1989 Draft Current Budget for the Peel Regional Police Force at a gross net cost of $263,000.00 and 16 civilians for hire in 1989 at a gross net cost of $319,000.00 with the balance of 18 constables and 10 civilians for hire in 1990 which increases the 1989 draft mill rate by 0.6%;

And further, that the Commission be advised now that Regional Council approves this 1989 request conditional on the 1990 submission being limited to 70 new personnel, 18 of which would be early 1991 hires in accordance with the normal recruitment process.

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor McKechnie.

In favour: Andrews, Carter, Currie, Dale, Iannicca, Kennedy, Kolb, Lane, McKechnie, Mullin, Pallett, Prentice, Seglins, Southorn Total - 14

Opposed: Begley, Culham, Glassford, Robertson, Russell Total - 5

Abstention: McCallion
Total - 1

Absent: Whillans Total - 1

Carried 89-221

Tax Supported Waste Cost Per Tonne

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor McKechnie;

That the tax supported waste cost per tonne be reduced from $59.00 to $49.00 which results in the reduction of the transfer to the Waste Disposal Account by $3,086,000.00 in 1989 and reduces the 1989 draft mill rate increase by 3.15%.

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor McKechnie.

In favour: Dale, Lane, McCallion, McKechnie, Southorn
Total - 5

Opposed: Begley, Carter, Culham, Currie, Kennedy, Kolb, Mullin, Pallett, Prentice, Robertson, Russell, Seglins, Whillans
Total - 13

Absent: Andrews, Glassford, Iannicca
Total - 3

Lost 89-222

Community Health Nurses

Moved by Councillor Lane,
Seconded by Councillor McKechnie;

That Regional Council authorize up to a maximum of 22 Community Health Nurses for recruitment in 1990, such recruitment to be conditional upon affordability, or in other words, the total Community Health Nurses salary budget amount will not exceed $833,235.00 gross and $208,300.00 net in 1989 dollars for both the additional salaries for the new complement, as well as the negotiated salary increases for the existing staff subject to a further report brought back to Regional Council before any action is taken.

Carried 89-223

9-1-1 Emergency Service

Moved by Councillor Robertson,
Seconded by Councillor Russell;

That the Regional Chairman write to the appropriate government official in the Niagara Region or any other jurisdiction to say that the Region of Peel will support and go in partners with any request to go to the Canadian Radio Television &

Telecommunications Commission to have a portion of the 911 charges paid by the telephone subscribers rather than the Regional government.

Carried 89-224

Freedom of Information Officer

Moved by Councillor McKechnie,
Seconded by Councillor Pallett;

That the hiring of a Freedom of Information Officer at a gross and net cost of $21,000.00 be deleted from the 1989 Draft Current Budget.

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor McCallion.

In favour: Dale, Kennedy, Kolb, Lane, McCallion, McKechnie, Mullin, Pallett, Prentice, Robertson, Russell, Southorn
Total - 12

Opposed: Andrews, Begley, Carter, Culham, Currie, Glassford, Whillans
Total - 7

Absent: Iannicca, Seglins
Total - 2

Carried 89-225

Dufferin Area Hospital/Transhelp/Workers' Compensation

Moved by Councillor McKechnie,
Seconded by Councillor Lane;

That the 1989 Draft Current Budget be reduced by the following amounts for the following purposes:

a) $585,000.00 gross and net in grants to the Dufferin Area Hospital, reducing the 1989 draft mill rate increase by 0.5%;

b) $318,400.00 gross and $146,200.00 net in costs for Transhelp service expansion, reducing the 1989 draft mill rate increase by 0.2%;

c) $500,000.00 gross and net in contributions to the Workers' Compensation Reserve, reducing the 1989 draft mill rate increase by 0.5%.

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor McKechnie.

Councillor McKechnie's motion was dealt with and voted on in three parts.

The first part of the resolution, as follows, was then considered:

"a) $585,000.00 gross and net in grants to the Dufferin Area Hospital, reducing the 1989 draft mill rate increase by 0.5%;"

In favour: Begley, Carter, Dale, Glassford, Iannicca, Kennedy, Kolb, Lane, McCallion, McKechnie, Pallett, Robertson, Russell, Seglins, Southorn, Whillans
Total - 16

Opposed: Andrews, Culham, Currie, Mullin, Prentice
Total - 5

Absent: Nil
Total - 0

Carried 89-226

Administration and Finance Staff was requested to prepare a report on Hospital Funding of the Dufferin Area Hospital for the Administration and Finance Committee.

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor McKechnie.

The second part of the resolution, as follows, was then considered:

"b) $318,400.00 gross and $146,200.00 net in costs for Transhelp service expansion, reducing the 1989 draft mill rate increase by 0.2%;"

In favour: Lane, McKechnie
Total - 2

Opposed: Andrews, Begley, Carter, Culham, Currie, Dale, Glassford, Iannicca, Kennedy, Kolb, McCallion, Mullin, Pallett, Prentice, Robertson, Russell, Seglins, Southorn, Whillans
Total - 19

Absent: Nil
Total - 0

Lost 89-227

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor McKechnie.

The third part of the resolution, as follows, was then considered:

"c) $500,000.00 gross and net in contributions to the Workers' Compensation Reserve, reducing the 1989 draft mill rate increase by 0.5%;"

In favour: Carter, Lane, McCallion, McKechnie, Robertson, Russell, Seglins, Southorn
Total - 8

Opposed: Andrews, Begley, Culham, Currie, Dale, Glassford, Iannicca, Kennedy, Kolb, Pallett, Mullin, Prentice, Whillans
Total - 13

Absent: Nil
Total - 0

Lost 89-228

Peel Regional Police

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the Peel Regional Police Department 1989 Draft Current Budget, as amended, in the amount of $81,201,020.00 gross and $79,082,000.00 net and increasing the 1989 draft mill rate increase by 12.8%, be approved.

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor McKechnie.

In favour: Andrews, Carter, Currie, Dale, Glassford, Iannicca, Kennedy, Kolb, Lane, McKechnie, Mullin, Pallett, Prentice, Russell, Seglins, Southorn, Whillans
Total - 17

Opposed: Begley, Culham, Robertson
Total - 3

Abstention: McCallion
Total - 1

Carried 89-229

1989 Draft Current Budget

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the 1989 Draft Current Budget be amended to include the following:

a) Deletion of twenty-two Community Health Nurses originally for hire in January 1990, pending the negotiation of the 1989 contract for nurses' salaries, resulting in a 1989 budget reduction of $23,010.00 gross and $5,760.00 net expenditure for furniture and equipment;

b) Incorporation of the final amounts for 1989 Bell Canada Receipts, 1989 estimated Payments in Lieu of Taxes and 1988 under/over levy as follows:

Bell Receipts Payment in Lieu 1988 (Under)/
Over Levy
  From To From To From To
Mississauga $ 1,125,000.00 $ 1,176,204.00 $ 230,000.00 $ 230,000.00 (568) (568)
Brampton $ 412,000.00 $ 411,525.00 $ 125,000.00 $ 125,000.00 $ 9,352.00 $ 9,352.00
Caledon $ 48,000.00 $ 47,635.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 10,000.00 $ 10,391.00
Peel $ 1,585,000.00 $ 1,635,364.00 $ 355,000.00 $ 355,000.00 $ 18,784.00 $ 19,175.00

c) Approval of a commercial/industrial tipping fee increase from $49.50 per tonne to $70.00 effective July 1, 1989, a further increase of $90.00 per tonne effective January 1, 1990 and to $95.00 per tonne effective July 1, 1990, resulting in a 1989 budget reduction in fee- related revenues of $4,056,100.00 and an equal reduction in the budgeted contribution to the Waste Rate Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that the grant request from the Credit Valley Preservationists for $10,000.00 for analytical assistance be denied;

And further, that Regional Council endorse the bid of the Olympic Committee of Peel in making the Region of Peel a venue for the 1996 Toronto Summer Olympic Games, but that consideration of funding participation be deferred until such time as a decision has been reached regarding the location of the games;

And further, that staff report to Regional Council concerning the 1989 mill rates and average homeowner tax burden which would have resulted, both for Regional services and Area Municipal services, if the tax supported costs of Waste Management had been recovered from the Area Municipalities in Peel this year, and the potential benefits of implementing this approach in future years;

And further, that the 1989 Draft Current Budget, as amended, excluding the Peel Regional Police Department, be approved in the amount of $266,182,151.00 gross and $112,466,217.00 net Regional expenditure, having a general mill rate impact of 6.1% (5.7% including Conservation Authority special levy), a 4.5% increase in sewer rates and a 4.9% in water rates.

A recorded vote was requested by Councillor McCallion.

In favour: Andrews, Begley, Carter, Culham, Dale, Glassford, Iannicca, Kennedy, Kolb, Lane, Mullin, Pallett, Prentice, Russell, Seglins, Southorn, Whillans
Total - 17

Opposed: McCallion, McKechnie
Total - 2

Absent: Currie, Robertson
Total - 2

Carried 89-230

i) 1989 Tax Bill Inserts - Presentation of Waste Management Taxation

Moved by Councillor Currie,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That Regional staff pursue the implementation of the waste management related tax presentation in the tax bill inserts of the City of Mississauga and the City of Brampton as outlined in Schedules "A" and "B" in the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance dated March 22, 1989 titled "1989 Tax Bill Inserts - Presentation of Waste Management Taxation;

And further, that staff report later in the year regarding a suitable presentation of waste management related taxation for the Town of Caledon newspaper budget announcement.

Carried 89-231

ii) Commercial/Industrial Waste Tipping Fee Increase Phase-In Options

Received 89-232

c) Watermain Replacement on Alexandra Avenue, Alexandra Boulevard and Asgard Avenue, City of Mississauga

Moved by Councillor Currie,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That the contract for the construction of watermains on Alexandra Avenue, Alexandra Boulevard and Asgard Drive, in the City of Mississauga be awarded to D'Orazio Drain and Watermain Co. Limited, in the amount of $643,371.50, under Projects 88-1480 and 89-1400;

And further, that authorization to sign the documents be in accordance with the Region's by-laws relating thereto.

Carried 89-233

d) Municipal Water Supply and Road Improvements in the Cheltenham Area, Town of Caledon

Moved by Councillor Currie,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That the Region of Peel concur with the request of the Ministry of Natural Resources to act as the proponent in the development of the municipal water supply and road improvements in the Cheltenham area, Town of Caledon subject to no costs accruing to the Region of Peel;

And further, that a Letter of Credit in the amount of $50,000.00, in a form acceptable to the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, be received from Brampton Brick Limited to cover the cost of further design works;

And further, that the consulting firm of Long Associates Consulting Limited be retained to complete the design works;

And further, that authorization to sign the documents be in accordance with the Region's by-laws relating thereto;

And further, that applications be made to the Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Transportation for any grants and subsidies available for the construction of the works.

Carried 89-234

Additional Items

e) Canadian Red Cross - Ontario Division/Request For Funding

Moved by Councillor Begley,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

That Regional Council provide a grant in the amount of $3,000.00 from contingency funds to the Ontario Division of the Canadian Red Cross Society as the Region of Peel's contribution in support of the organization's annual conference.

Carried 89-235

f) Historic Peel Courthouse Renovations

Moved by Councillor Begley,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

That C.A. Ventin Architects Ltd. (Simcoe, Ontario) be engaged to carry out design work for the renovation/restoration of the Historic Peel County Courthouse at a cost correlative with the suggested fee schedule of the Ontario Association of Architects;

And further, that Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation be retained as Project Managers to oversee the construction and design elements of the project;

And further, that the cost of the Courthouse Renovations - Phase I be funded from Capital Budget Item 89-7010 at an estimated gross cost of $2,350,000.00 to be financed as follows:

Provincial Subsidy $ 750,000.00
Current Revenue $ 1,600,000.00

And further, that the Materials Manager issue the necessary documents in accordance with Purchasing By-law Number 19-83.

Carried 89-236

10. ENQUIRIES BY MEMBERS

1. Councillor McCallion requested that staff prepare an updated report on the Regional Lot Levy Policy.

The Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance responded that the Lot Levy update will be dealt with before August, 1989.

2. Councillor McCallion requested an update on Ambulance Services in Peel.

Councillor Andrews, Chairman of the Ambulance Services Sub-Committee replied that a report would be brought to Regional Council in April, 1989.

11. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Begley, Seconded by Councillor Currie;

That By-law Number 15-89 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on March 30, 1989 and to authorize the execution of documents in accordance with the Region's by-law relating thereto, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Regional Clerk, and the Corporate Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 89-237

12. ADJOURNMENT

Moved by Councillor Begley,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

That Regional Council now adjourn to meet again on April 13, 1989 at 1:30 p.m. or at the call of the Chairman.

Carried 89-238

The meeting adjourned at 5:35 p.m.

Regional Clerk Chairman