THE COUNCIL OF

THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL

HELD IN BRAMPTON

SEPTEMBER 12, 1991

Chairman Bean called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 1:40 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.

1. PRAYER

Councillor Robertson recited the prayer.

2. ROLL CALL

Members Present:F. Andrews, F. Bean, R. Begley, P. Beisel, E. Carter, D. Culham*, D. Currie, 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

Members Absent:nil

3. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICT/PECUNIARY INTERESTS

a) Councillor Seglins declared a conflict of interest with respect to COMMUNICATIONS - 8b and pursuant to the Conflict of Interest Act stated that she was a retailer in the Region of Peel. She vacated the room thus refraining from the discussion and voting thereon.

4. ADOPTION OF MINUTES

a) Minutes of the Regional Council Meeting held August 8, 1991

Moved by Councillor Pallett,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on August 8, 1991 be adopted.

Carried 91-306

5. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Pallett,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

That the agenda for the September 12, 1991 Regional Council meeting be approved.

Carried 91-307

6. DELEGATIONS

a) Mr. E. Geen, Resident, City of Mississauga regarding Application by Courtesy Transfer and Recycling Incorporated for an Amendment to their Certificate of Approval for a Waste Disposal Site (Transfer) - City of Mississauga, Ward 4

Councillor Lane arrived at 1:54 p.m.
Councillor Culham arrived at 2:06 p.m.
Councillor Mullin arrived at 2:10 p.m.
Councillor Prentice arrived at 2:10 p.m.

Received 91-308

See also Resolution 91-309

Public Works - Item 9 was brought forward and dealt with at this time.

9. Application by Courtesy Transfer and Recycling Incorporated for an Amendment to their Certificate of Approval for a Waste Disposal Site (Transfer) - City of Mississauga, Ward 4

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That Recommendation PW-67-91 be amended to read:

"That the application by Courtesy Transfer and Recycling Incorporated for an amendment to their certificate of approval for a Waste Disposal Site (Transfer) in the City of Mississauga be deferred to the September 26, 1991 Regional Council;

And further, that Councillor Dale hold a public meeting on the application with City of Mississauga and Regional Staff in attendance prior to September 26, 1991.

Carried 91-309

The Commissioner of Public Works was requested to review the issue of processing applications for certificates of approvals for those waste disposal sites abutting residential areas with respect to notifying affected residents prior to consideration by Committee.

See also Resolution 91-308

Councillor McCallion arrived at 2:25 p.m.

7. PRESENTATIONS

a) Mr. M. Garrett, Chief Administrative Officer and Mr. R. Richards, Commissioner and Treasurer of Finance regarding Hopcroft Report on the Provincial-Municipal Financial Relationship

Received 91-310

Reports, CAO-91-2 was brought forward and dealt with at this time.

CAO-91-2 - Hopcroft Report on the Provincial-Municipal Financial Relationship

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

Whereas the existing Provincial-Municipal relationship is characterized by overly complex financial arrangements, an absence of clear political accountability, and growing taxpayer frustration with the needless overlap and duplication of public services;

Therefore be it resolved that Regional Council endorse the Hopcroft Report in principle as an appropriate starting point for disentangling the roles and responsibilities of municipal governments and the Province of Ontario;

And further, that the disentanglement negotiating teams be requested to carefully examine the shared-cost programs identified in the Hopcroft Report with a view to delineate Provincial-Municipal roles, particularly, accountability for service delivery.

Carried 91-311

The Chief Administrative Officer was requested to apply the Hopcroft Report specifically to the Region of Peel and report back to the Administration and Finance Committee on the implications.

See also Resolution 91-312

COMMUNICATIONS - 8a) and 8b) were brought forward and dealt with at this time.

8.a) City of Mississauga regarding Hopcroft Report on the Provincial-Municipal Financial Relationship

Received 91-312

See also Resolution 91-311

8.b) Mr. B. Takhar on behalf of Retailers located on Airport Road, City of Mississauga regarding Retail Business Holidays Act

Received 91-313

See also Resolution 91-314

Moved by Councillor McKechnie,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

Whereas Regional Council has received correspondence from the owners of six retail business establishments as to the interpretation and effect of By-law 128-80 as amended by By-law 184-82 passed under the Retail Business Holidays Act, R.S.O. 1980, chapter 453 (the "RBHA");

And whereas the said By-law exempts antique stores, arts and craft stores and art galleries; auction centres, including flea markets; book stores; fruit markets; tobacco, gift and souvenir shops, which are located on the west side of Airport Road between Derry Road and the Canadian National Railway right-of-way, from the requirement to close on Sundays and other holidays;

And whereas the owners of the six establishments maintain that they are exempt under the provisions of the said By-law or under the exemptions in the RBHA but are nevertheless being charged by the Peel Regional Police with contravention of the RBHA for opening on Sunday;

And whereas Regional Council is concerned that these retail business establishments are being improperly charged;

Now therefore, be it resolved that:

1. The Regional Municipality of Peel Police Services Board and the Peel Regional Police Chief be requested to thoroughly review the facts and law regarding the application of the RBHA and By-law 128-80 as amended by By-law 184-82 to the retail business establishments listed hereunder, in order to ensure that any of those businesses which are exempt, are not improperly charged under the RBHA:

- India Saree Fashion Limited, 7048 Airport Road, Mississauga;

- Sona Jewellers, 7046 Airport Road, Mississauga;

- Gurpreet Fashions, 7044 Airport Road, Mississauga;

- Gill Jewellers, 7042 Airport Road, Mississauga;

- Prince Jewellers, 7054 Airport Road, Mississauga; and

- Manpreet Fashion, 7060 Airport Road, Mississauga;

And further, that the Police Services Board and the Peel Regional Police Chief be advised that these businesses are included in the exemptions provided for in By-law 128-80 as amended by By-law 184- 82.

Carried 91-314

See also Resolution 91-313

Presentations - 7b) was dealt with at this time.

7.b) Mr. D. Billett, Director, Development Review and Transportation Policy and Mr. R. Bacquie, Senior Planner, Transportation Policy regarding York-Peel Boundary Transportation Study

Received 91-315

See also Resolution 91-316

New Business - 15e) was brought forward and dealt with at this time.

e) York-Peel Boundary Transportation Study

Moved by Councillor Robertson,
Seconded by Councillor Kolb;

That the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated, August 23, 1991, titled "York-Peel Boundary Transportation Study" and its Executive Summary be forwarded to the City of Brampton, the Town of Caledon, the City of Mississauga, the Region of York, the City of Vaughan and the Township of King for their comments;

And further, that Regional staff report on these comments to the November 19, 1991 Regional Planning Committee.

Carried 91-316

See also Resolution 91-315

Councillor Mullin departed at 4:19 p.m. for other municipal business.
Councillor Prentice departed at 4:20 p.m. for other municipal business.

8. COMMUNICATIONS

a) City of Mississauga regarding Hopcroft Report on the Provincial-Municipal Financial Relationship

This item was dealt with under Resolution 91-312

b) Mr. B. Takhar on behalf of Retailers located on Airport Road, City of Mississauga regarding Retail Business Holidays Act

This item was dealt with under Resolution 91-313

9. PETITIONS

10. COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO CONSIDER REPORTS

Moved by Councillor Pallett,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

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

Carried 91-317

11. REPORTS

Chief Administrative Officer

CAO-91-2 - Hopcroft Report on the Provincial-Municipal Financial Relationship

This item was dealt with under Resolution 91-311

Committees

PW-91-8 - PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE

Committee Chairman Kolb presided.

Items - 9 and 20 were brought forward and dealt with at this time.

DELEGATIONS

20. Mr. P. Mangialardi, Courtesy Transfer and Recycling Incorporated regarding Application by Courtesy Transfer and Recycling Incorporated for an Amendment to their Certificate of Approval for a Waste Disposal Site (Transfer) - City of Mississauga, Ward 4

Received 91-318-1

Waste Management

9. Application by Courtesy Transfer and Recycling Incorporated for an Amendment to their Certificate of Approval for a Waste Disposal Site (Transfer) - City of Mississauga, Ward 4

This item was dealt with under Resolution 91-309

The Commissioner of Public Works was requested to report on the control of non-Peel residual wastes entering Peel landfill sites after being processed at private material recovery facilities in the Region of Peel.

The Commissioner of Public Works was requested to add a representative from the Town of Caledon Planning Department to the notification list of the Regional/Technical Review Committee for Waste Facilities.

ADMINISTRATION

1. Minister of the Environment's Report regarding the Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site

Referred to the September 12, 1991 Special Regional Council Meeting without recommendation 91-318-2

The Commissioner of Public Works was requested to:

i) arrange for Mr. T. Baker of Baker Salmona Limited, landscape architect of the proposed golf course, to be present at the September 12, 1991 Special Council meeting to discuss the implications of the Minister of the Environment's Report regarding the Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site; and

ii) provide maps of existing development surrounding the Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site at the time of its initial opening and at present for the September 12, 1991 Special Regional Council meeting.

The Regional Clerk and Director of Administration was requested to have all resolutions passed by Regional Council with regards to the Ministry of the Environment's Order on the Britannia Sanitary Landfill Site and any related correspondence between the Region of Peel and the Ministry of the Environment, available for the September 12, 1991 Special Regional Council meeting.

Engineering and Construction

2. Widening of Derry Road from Mississauga Road to Argentia Road, including a New Highway 401 Structure, Project 91-4060 - City of Mississauga, Ward 9

RECOMMENDATION PW-68-91:

That Derry Road, from Mississauga Road to Argentia Road, City of Mississauga be reconstructed to four-lanes including the new Highway 401 structure and Highway 401 roadworks under Project 91-4060, at an estimated cost of $8,246,000.00;

And further, that additional funds in the amount of $8,000,000.00 be provided from the 1991 Capital Budget Item 91-4060, to be financed as follows:

Ministry of Transportation

$ 5,180,000.00

Recovery Current Revenue

$ 1,903,000.00

Capital Development Fund

$ 917,000.00

Approved 91-318-3

3. Reconstruction of Bovaird Drive from Highway 410 to Dixie Road - City of Brampton, Wards 7, 10 and 11

RECOMMENDATION PW-69-91:

That Resolution 91-94-22 be amended to extend the closure at Dixie Road, from Bovaird Drive to Countryside Drive, City of Brampton to September 30, 1991;

And further, that in accordance with By-law Number 119-75 Application RCA-2-91, Dixie Road, from Bovaird Drive to Northcliffe Street, City of Brampton be closed from October 1, 1991 to October 31, 1991 to accommodate the reconstruction of the Dixie Road/Bovaird Drive intersection.

Approved 91-318-4

4. Caledon East Well No. 4 Pumping Station, Granite Stone Estates, Project 91- 1160 - Town of Caledon, Ward 1

RECOMMENDATION PW-70-91:

That the design of the Caledon Well Number 4 Pumping Station in the Granite Stone Estates Area, Town of Caledon be awarded to Proctor & Redfern Limited under Project 91-1160;

And further, that execution of the related documents be in accordance with the Region's by-laws relating thereto.

Approved 91-318-5

5. Pumping Station Modifications - Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System

RECOMMENDATION PW-71-91:

That the quotation received from Summa Engineering Limited, in the amount of $43,628.20, for the purchase of eleven (11) Chlorine Residual Analyzers, be accepted;

And further, that the Purchasing Division be authorized to issue the necessary purchase order.

Approved 91-318-6

6. Evaluation of Cowton's Bridge on Derry Road, Project 91-4130 - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION PW-72-91:

That Ecos Garatech Associates Limited be retained to carry out a structural evaluation of the Cowton's Bridge at an estimated cost of $10,000.00 under Project 91-4130;

And further, that the necessary funds in the amount of $10,000.00 be provided from the 1991 Capital Budget Item 91-4030 to be financed by debentures under Ontario Municipal Board Order E890255;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Regional Council.

Approved 91-318-7

Operations

7. Computerized Central Traffic Control System Upgrades, Project 91-4491 - City of Brampton

RECOMMENDATION PW-73-91:

That the Region of Peel participate in the City of Brampton's Central Traffic Control System Upgrades under Project 91-4491;

And further, that an amount of $29,000.00 be allocated from Project 91-4400 - General Traffic Signals to be financed from Current Revenues.

Approved 91-318-8

8. Road Closure Application RCA-4-91 - Caledon Agricultural Society Fall Fair Parade - Town of Caledon, Ward 1

RECOMMENDATION PW-74-91:

That in accordance with paragraph four (4) of By-law Number 119-75, Application RCA-4-91 by the Caledon Agricultural Society, to close Regional Road 11 (15 Sideroad), between Highway 10 and Chester Drive, on Saturday, September 7, 1991, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon, be approved.

Approved 91-318-9

Waste Management

9. Application by Courtesy Transfer and Recycling Incorporated for an Amendment to their Certificate of Approval for a Waste Disposal Site (Transfer) - City of Mississauga, Ward 4

This item was dealt with under Resolution 91-309

10. Application by City of Mississauga for a Certificate of Approval for a Waste Processing Site (Composting) - City of Mississauga, Ward 8

RECOMMENDATION PW-75-91:

That the report of the Acting Commissioner of Public Works, dated August 21, 1991, titled "Application by City of Mississauga for a Certificate of Approval for a Waste Processing Site (Composting) at Concession 1, Part of Lot 5, North of Dundas Street in Mississauga, Ward 8 - City of Mississauga" be approved;

And further, that Mr. Robert Adcock of the Ministry of the Environment, Oakville, be advised that a Public Hearing is not required for this site;

And further, that the City of Mississauga and the Ministry of the Environment be sent a copy of this report for their information.

Approved 91-318-10

11. Regional Hazmat Vehicle

RECOMMENDATION PW-76-91:

That authorization be granted to execute the Hazardous Materials Vehicle Agreement in accordance with the Region's by-laws relating thereto;

And further, that upon receipt of signed copies of this agreement from the area municipalities, the Commissioner of Public Works be authorized to transfer the vehicle to the Regional Fire Co-ordinator for use under the terms of the Agreement.

Approved 91-318-11

The Regional Clerk and Director of Administration was requested to investigate increasing the promotion of the Regional Hazmat Vehicle.

12. Sole Source Gas Barrier Installation North Sheridan Sanitary Landfill Site, Project 91-6801 - City of Mississauga, Ward 8

RECOMMENDATION PW-77-91:

That based on the findings of staff and taking the specific difficulties at the North Sheridan Sanitary Landfill Site into account, the Region of Peel enter into an Agreement with Nilex Geotechnical Products Inc., 520 Piercey Road, Bolton, Ontario, L7E 5B4, to install a composite High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) liner at the North Sheridan Sanitary Landfill Site to prevent gas migration off-site and to permit the extraction of gases generated within the site through the composite structure of the liner;

And further, that the liner be installed using the vibrating beam slurry method technique to a depth of up to 8m (26') at a total cost based on $107.6/m2 ($10.00/sq.ft.) for an estimated total of $800,000.00;

And further, that financing for this project be obtained from Capital Project 91-6801 for $300,000.00, to be financed from the Waste Management Rate Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that the balance of $500,000.00 be financed from the Waste Management Rate Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that this $500,000.00 be added to Capital Project 91-6801 for a total of $800,000.00;

And further, that execution of the document be in accordance with the Region's by-laws relating thereto.

Approved 91-318-12

13. Sewer By-law Prosecution - Alkaril Chemicals Ltd., 3265 Wolfedale Road - City of Mississauga, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION PW-78-91:

That the charge against Alkaril Chemicals Ltd./Rhône-Poulenc Specialty Chemicals Ltd. be withdrawn;

And further, that this company be sent a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated August 31, 1991, titled "Sewer By- law Prosecution - Alkaril Chemicals Ltd., 3265 Wolfedale Road - City of Mississauga, Ward 6" for their information.

Approved 91-318-13

The Commissioner of Public Works was requested to investigate foaming in the Wolfedale Creek, south of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga.

Items for Information

14. Recent Destruction of Polychlorinated Biphenyls by Mobile Units within the Region of Peel

Received 91-318-14

15. Subdivision Pre-Servicing - Bovaird Estates, South West Corner of Bovaird Drive and Hinchley Wood Avenue - City of Brampton, Ward 1

Received 91-318-15

16. Subdivision Pre-Servicing - Caledon Hills Estates - Town of Caledon, Ward 2

Received 91-318-16

COMMUNICATIONS

17. Ministry of the Environment regarding Waste Management Improvement Program Grant

RECOMMENDATION PW-79-91:

That the Regional Chairman, in coordination with Regional Waste Management staff, write to the Minister of the Environment in response to the communication received from the Ministry of the Environment, dated July 23, 1991 regarding funding of the Britannia Landfill Leachate Treatment Facility under the Waste Management Improvement Program.

Approved 91-318-17

18. Region of Halton regarding Traffic By-laws for Winston Churchill Boulevard, Town of Halton Hills

Received 91-318-18

19. Ministry of Transportation regarding Environmental Study Report of Highway 401 Express Lanes, City of Mississauga

Received 91-318-19

DELEGATIONS

20. Mr. P. Mangialardi, Courtesy Transfer and Recycling Incorporated regarding Application by Courtesy Transfer and Recycling Incorporated for an Amendment to their Certificate of Approval for a Waste Disposal Site (Transfer) - City of Mississauga, Ward 4

This item was dealt with under Resolution 91-318-1

See also Resolution 91-309

Additional Item

21. Landfill Site Search

RECOMMENDATION PW-80-91:

Whereas the Interim Waste Authority represented by Mr. E. McIntyre made a presentation to Regional Council members at the public open house meeting on August 15, 1991;

And whereas Mr. E. McIntyre advised that the Province has loaned the Authority seventeen million dollars to locate landfill sites in three Regions;

And whereas Mr. E. McIntyre was requested to supply the Region of Peel with the detailed budget for this project and the Region of Peel was advised it could not be provided;

And whereas Mr. E. McIntyre advised the Region of Peel that the cost of locating the landfill sites would form a part of the tipping fee for the new site;

Therefore be it resolved that the Minister of the Environment be advised that the Region of Peel demands that a detailed budget be provided, if it is correct that the cost will become a part of the tipping fee to be paid by the residents of Peel.

Approved 91-318-20

HC-91-6 - HOUSING COMMITTEE

Committee-Vice Chairman Pallett presided.

Staff Reports

1. Seniors' Home Equity Seminar

Received 91-318-21

2. Halton Recovery House

Received 91-318-22

3. Hiring of Community Development Caseworker

Received 91-318-23

Ms. D. Langtry was introduced as the new Community Development Case Worker

4. The Grow Home: McGill University, School of Architecture Project Paper No. 3

RECOMMENDATION HC-9-91:

That the report of the Commissioner of Housing and General Manager of Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation, dated August 9, 1991, titled "The Grow Home: McGill University, School of Architecture Project Paper No. 3" be forwarded to the City of Mississauga, the City of Brampton, the Town of Caledon, all area M.P.'s and M.P.P.'s, the Ministry of Housing and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs for their information.

Approved 91-318-24

5. Inclusionary Zoning Mechanisms, Density/Conversion Bonuses and Density Transfers

RECOMMENDATION HC-10-91:

That Regional Council support initiatives of any of the area municipalities to undertake linkage fee studies to gather relevant Region of Peel data, and indicate its willingness to cost-share such studies pending approval from the Ministry of Housing using monies already allocated by the Region of Peel and the Ministry of Housing to an investigation of inclusionary zoning mechanisms through the Joint Housing Action Agenda;

And further, that Regional Council seek the opportunity to participate in Phase II of the City of Toronto's Inclusionary Zoning Study;

And further, that Regional Council endorse the formalized use of density bonuses, conversion bonuses and density transfers in the Region of Peel for government sponsored assisted housing, under strictly controlled conditions;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Housing and General Manager of Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation, dated August 20, 1991, titled "Inclusionary Zoning Mechanisms, Density/Conversion Bonuses and Density Transfers", be forwarded to the City of Mississauga, the City of Brampton, the Town of Caledon, the Ministry of Housing, and all area M.P.'s and M.P.P.'s for their information.

Approved 91-318-25

6. Provincial Land Use Planning for Housing Policy Statement - Status of Response by the Region of Peel/Local Area Municipalities

RECOMMENDATION HC-11-91:

That the report of the Commissioner of Housing and General Manager of Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation, dated August 20, 1991, titled "Provincial Land Use Planning for Housing Policy Statement - Status of Response by the Region of Peel/Local Area Municipalities" be approved;

And further, that the Commissioner of Housing and General Manager of Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation be directed to request the Ministry of Housing to revise the existing Convert-to-Rent Program to create a more flexible definition of "non-self-contained units" and begin active implementation of that component of the program;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the Region of Peel's Planning Department, the City of Mississauga, the City of Brampton, the Town of Caledon, the Ministry of Housing, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, and all area M.P.'s and M.P.P.'s for their information.

Approved 91-318-26

The Commissioner of Housing and General Manager of Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation was requested to ensure the Treasurers of the area municipalities in the Region of Peel provide comments to the Peel Consultation Committee created to resolve regulatory issues with the Province of Ontario regarding residential intensification.

The Commissioner of Housing and General Manager of Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation was requested to include within the Peel Consultation Committee report the issues of right of entry, amendments to the Assessment Act and other controls which the area municipalities deem appropriate plus provincial requirements for residential intensification.

7. Region of Peel Response to a Housing Framework for Ontario Issues for Consultation

RECOMMENDATION HC-12-91:

That the report of the Commissioner of Housing and General Manager of Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation, dated August 16, 1991, titled "Region of Peel Response to a Housing Framework for Ontario Issues for Consultation" be approved;

And further, that the subject report be forwarded to the Commissioner of Planning, the City of Mississauga, the City of Brampton, the Town of Caledon, and all area M.P.'s and M.P.P.'s for their information;

And further, that Ministry of Housing staff be requested to consult with the Region regarding the review of all non-profit project applications within the Region of Peel prior to granting funding approval so that the housing projects will be distributed equitably throughout the Region and thereby avoid a concentration of units in any particular area;

And further, that the subject report be forwarded to the Minister of Housing as the Region of Peel's response to the consultation paper titled "A Housing Framework for Ontario" for their consideration.

Approved 91-318-27

The Commissioner of Housing and General Manager of Peel Non-Profit Housing Corporation was requested to clarify in the Executive Summary of the Region of Peel Response to a Housing Framework for Ontario Issues for Consultation that the Ministry of Housing should delegate responsibility for allocation decisions in Peel to the Region.

Communication

8. Canadian Housing and Renewal Association regarding Canadian Housing Update - July 30, 1991

Received 91-318-28

H-91-6 - HEALTH COMMITTEE

Committee Chairman Lane presided.

Delegation

1. Dr. Lesbia Smith, Senior Medical Consultant, Environmental and Toxicology, Ontario Ministry of Health regarding Health Effects, Electromagnetic Fields from Power Lines

Received 91-318-29

New Business - 15d) was brought forward and dealt with at this time. 15.d)Health Effects, Electromagnetic Fields from Power Lines

CW-188-91:

Moved by Councillor Lane;

Whereas epidemiologic evidence has shown an association between exposure to electric and magnetic fields and health effects but no evidence of a cause and effect relationship;

And whereas more recent studies clarifying wiring configurations and exposure are pending and are not likely to be available for three to five years;

Therefore be it resolved that Regional Council endorse the development of a "prudent avoidance policy" with respect to electric and magnetic fields;

And further, that a letter to this effect be sent to the Ontario Hydro Commission, the Minister of Health, the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Labour.

Carried 91-318-30

Policy and Procedure Review

2. Community Health Nursing - Nobody's Perfect Program Staff Presentation by A. M. Bilan and H. Kearns, Community Health Nurses

RECOMMENDATION H-14-91:

That the policies related to Community Health Nursing - Nobody's Perfect Program be approved as outlined in the report of the Commissioner and Medical Officer of Health, dated August 21, 1991, titled "Community Health Nursing - Nobody's Perfect Program."

Approved 91-318-31

The Commissioner and Medical Officer of Health was requested to explore the possibility of Regional Health Department employees training other organizations in order to provide the Nobody's Perfect Program to a greater number of clients.

Staff Reports

3. Respite Care Program, Approval of Contracts

RECOMMENDATION H-15-91:

That the Region of Peel approve the agreement with the Province of Ontario to provide a Respite Care Program for the period January 1, 1991 to December 31, 1991;

And further, that the two long term contract positions under the Respite Care Program be given complement status;

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

Approved 91-318-32

4. Radon Gas Testing in Schools

RECOMMENDATION H-16-91:

That the Commissioner and Medical Officer of Health review the results of the repeat testing regarding Radon Gas to be carried out by the Metropolitan Toronto School Boards;

And further, that based on the information currently available no further action be taken at this time;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner and Medical Officer of Health, dated August 20, 1991, titled "Radon Gas Testing in Schools" be forwarded to the Dufferin-Peel Roman Catholic Separate School Board and the Peel Board of Education for their information.

Approved 91-318-33

Items for Information

5. Vietnamese Single Mother Drop-In Group

Received 91-318-34

6. Parents' Support Group

Received 91-318-35

7. Parent Workshop on the Boards' of Education Identification, Placement and Review Committee (IPRC) Process

Received 91-318-36

8. Dixie Road/Queensway Soil Replacement Project Lead in Soil - Industrial Lands

Received 91-318-37

9. Methods for Informing the Public about the Results of an Investigation of Health Problems in the Community

Received 91-318-38

COMMUNICATIONS

10. Dr. S. J. Corber, Medical Officer of Health, Ottawa-Carleton Health Department regarding Gun Control

Received 91-318-39

AF-91-8 - ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE COMMITTEE

Councillor Currie presided.

ADMINISTRATION

1. Restoration of Historic Peel Courthouse Construction Management Contract

RECOMMENDATION AF-56-91:

That a Construction Management Contract for the former County Courthouse be awarded in the amount of 2.45 percent of total construction cost, under project 89-7010;

And further, that expenditures on the project be limited to $1,600,000.00 pending receipt of the Provincial subsidy to be funded from Current Revenue;

And further, that the necessary agreements be executed in accordance with the Region's by-laws relating thereto.

Approved 91-318-40

2. 1992 Regional Council and Standing Committee Schedule

RECOMMENDATION AF-57-91:

That the meeting schedule attached as Appendix I to the report of the Regional Clerk and Director of Administration, dated August 23, 1991, titled "1992 Regional Council and Standing Committee Schedule" be approved.

Approved 91-318-41

3. Proposed Amendments to the Ontario Labour Relations Act

RECOMMENDATION AF-58-91:

That Regional Council advise the Ministry of Labour of its concerns regarding potential changes to the Labour Relations Act;

And further, that the Region of Peel request the Province of Ontario to undertake a broad consultation process with all employer representative groups prior to the introduction of any legislation to amend the Ontario Labour Relations Act.

Approved 91-318-42

See also Items 12 and 13

4. Consultation Committee on Municipal Conflict of Interest

This item was dealt with under Resolution 91-321

5. Delegation of Authority to the Chief Administrative Officer to Consent on Behalf of the Regional Corporation to the use of the name "Peel"

RECOMMENDATION AF-59-91:

That By-law Number 4-74, as amended, be further amended by adding thereto the following new subsection 3(r):

"(r) consent on behalf of the Regional Corporation to the use of the name "Peel" by any other person, corporation, partnership, association or any other body whatsoever, where such consent is requested and where the Chief Administrative Officer determines that the granting of such consent will comply with the policies of the Regional Corporation in that regard."

Approved 91-318-43

6. Greater Toronto Area Co-ordinating Committee

RECOMMENDATION AF-60-91:

That the Chief Administrative Officer be confirmed as the official representing the Region of Peel on the Greater Toronto Area Co- ordinating Committee;

And further, that the Chief Administrative Office report to Regional Council periodically on the Greater Toronto Area Co-ordinating Committee.

Approved 91-318-44

7. Amendments to the Regional Municipality of Peel Act and other Related Statutes under the Municipal Statute Law Amendment Act, 1991

Received 91-318-45

The Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance was requested to investigate tendering external auditing for the Region of Peel.

8. Compensation Systems

Received 91-318-46

9. Air Raid Sirens

Received 91-318-47

The Regional Clerk and Director of Administration was requested to contact Captain Pottage of the Canadian Federal Warning Centre regarding a re- examination of the location of the air raid sirens within the Region of Peel and the procedures citizens are to follow once the air raid sirens are activated.

10. Employees' Suggestion Awards Program

Received 91-318-48

Finance

11. Petition for Interim/Annual Subsidy - Transhelp

RECOMMENDATION AF-61-91:

That Regional Council approve the Regional Municipality of Peel January 1, 1991 to June 30, 1991 Petition for Interim/Annual Subsidy submission for Transhelp.

Approved 91-318-49

COMMUNICATIONS

12. City of Mississauga regarding Proposed Amendments to the Labour Relations Act

Received 91-318-50

See also Item 13 and Recommendation AF-58-91

13. City of Kitchener regarding Proposed Amendments to the Labour Relations Act

Received 91-318-51

See also Item 12 and Recommendation AF-58-91

14. Canadian Society of Safety Engineering regarding Acknowledgement of the Region's Promotion of Health and Safety Week 1991

Received 91-318-52

12. COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, RISE AND REPORT

CW-189-91:

Moved by Councillor Pallett;

That the Committee of the Whole rise and report to Council.

Carried 91-318-53

13. ADOPTION OF COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE PROCEEDINGS

Moved by Councillor Pallett,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

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

Carried 91-318

14. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

15. NEW BUSINESS

a) Replacement of Watermain on Paisley Boulevard, from Hurontario Street to Camilla Road, Project 91-1320 - City of Mississauga, Ward 7

Moved by Councillor Currie,
Seconded by Councillor Pallett;

That the Region of Peel concur with the award of the contract by the City of Mississauga for the replacement of the watermain on Paisley Boulevard, from Hurontario Street to Camilla Road, City of Mississauga to the lowest overall bidder, Ontario Paving Co. Ltd. under Project 91-1320;

And further, that the City of Mississauga be reimbursed for the cost of the construction, plus an allowance for administration, to an estimated total amount of $138,980.00.

Carried 91-319

b) Intersection Improvements on Mayfield Road and McLaughlin Road - City of Brampton, Wards 6 and 2 and Town of Caledon, Ward 2

Moved by Councillor Pallett,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

That left turn lanes be constructed on all approaches at the intersection of Mayfield Road and McLaughlin Road, City of Brampton and Town of Caledon under Project 89-4220 at an estimated cost of $200,000.00;

And further, that the necessary funds be provided from the 1991 Capital Budget Item 91-4200 to be financed from Current Revenue.

Carried 91-320

c) Consultation Committee on Municipal Conflict of Interest

Referred to Administration and Finance Committee 91-321

d) Health Effects, Electromagnetic Fields from Power Lines

This item was dealt with under Resolution 91-318-30

e) York-Peel Boundary Transportation Study

This item was dealt with under Resolution 91-316

Additional Item

f) Back on Track

Moved by Councillor Carter,
Seconded by Councillor Begley;

That the communication from the Regional Chairman to the Minister of Municipal Affairs regarding the Province's "Back on Track" legislation dated September 12, 1991 be deferred to the September 26, 1991 Regional Council meeting for consideration.

Carried 91-322

16. BY-LAWS

Moved by Councillor Andrews,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council meeting agenda, being By-laws Numbered 72-91 to 73-91 inclusive, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Regional Clerk and Director of Administration, and the Corporate Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 91-323

Three Readings

By-law Number 72-91: To amend By-law Number 51-88 being a by-law to regulate traffic on the roads under the jurisdiction of the Regional Municipality of Peel.

By-law Number 73-91: To amend By-law Number 53-91 titled "A by-law to authorize watermain replacement works on Dundas Street from Neilco Court to Little Etobicoke Creek and from Universal Drive to Etobicoke Creek, City of Mississauga" to provide for revised funding.

17. RESOLUTIONS

a) Proclamation - Waste Reduction Week, September 29 - October 6, 1991 as requested by Recycling Council of Ontario

Moved by Councillor Andrews,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

WHEREAS the week of September 29 to October 6, 1991 has been proclaimed Waste Reduction Week by the Recycling Council of Ontario, and area municipalities and regions have been encouraged to participate in promoting reduction;

AND WHEREAS Ontario is striving to reduce its solid waste by at least 25 per cent by next year and in half by the year 2000; AND WHEREAS the Region of Peel recognizes that 3R's (reducing, reusing, recycling) are fundamental to sound waste management practices for waste minimization and the conservation of valuable landfill space;

AND WHEREAS there is a broad community support for an increased emphasis on waste reduction efforts in Peel;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT the week of September 29 - October 6, 1991 be proclaimed WASTE REDUCTION WEEK in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Carried 91-324

b) Proclamation - School Safety Awareness Month, September 1991 as requested by the Dufferin-Peel Roman Catholic Separate School Board, the Peel Board of Education, and Peel Regional Police

Moved by Councillor Andrews,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

WHEREAS September is the beginning of a new school year;

AND WHEREAS more than fifty thousand children are being transported by school bus and thousands of other children walk to school daily within the Region of Peel;

AND WHEREAS the greatest danger facing children is drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses loading or discharging passengers;

AND WHEREAS it is imperative that special emphasis be placed on safety;

AND WHEREAS the safety of our children is not only our legitimate concern, but our mutual responsibility;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT the month of September, 1991 be proclaimed SCHOOL SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Carried 91-325

18. NOTICES OF MOTION

19. OTHER BUSINESS - ENQUIRIES BY MEMBERS

20. VERBAL REPORTS

SPECIAL PURPOSE BODIES

21. ITEMS PRESENTED FOR INFORMATION

(Copies available in the Office of the Clerk)

a) Minutes of the Halton Region Conservation Authority, Authority Meeting, June 20, 1991

b) Minutes of the Halton Region Conservation Authority, Resource Planning - Fill and Flood Plain Advisory Board Meeting, June 27, 1991

c) Minutes of the Halton Region Conservation Authority, Conservation Areas/Community Relations Advisory Board, July 4, 1991

d) Minutes of the Halton Region Conservation Authority, Executive Committee Meeting, July 10, 1991

e) Minutes of the Halton Region Conservation Authority, Water Management Advisory Board, July 18, 1991

f) County of Wellington - City of Guelph Landfill Site Selection Study, August 29, 1991

g) Agenda for the Peel Police Services Board, August 16, 1991

h) Minutes of the Credit Valley Conservation Authority, Executive Committee Meeting, July 26, 1991

i) Minutes of the Credit Valley Conservation Authority, Executive Committee Meeting, August 9, 1991

j) Ministry of the Environment, Study Outlines Procedure for Determining Waste Generation and Composition, July 23, 1991

k) Minutes of the Metropolitan Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Authority Meeting, July 26, 1991

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

Moved by Councillor Andrews,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

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

Carried 91-326

23. REPORTS, IN CAMERA

Committees

PW-91-08 - PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE

Engineering and Construction

a. Widening and Reconstruction of Mayfield Road and McLaughlin Road Intersection - City of Brampton, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION PW-81-91:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel commence the procedures to expropriate lands owned by James W. Hewson, for the purpose of widening and reconstruction of the intersection at Mayfield Road and McLaughlin Road, shown as Part 2 on Reference Plan 43R-17739, in fee simple;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Regional Council;

And further, that Council of the Regional Corporation, as approving authority, approve an Application to expropriate these lands under Project 89-4220;

And further, that service and publication of the Notice of this application be in accordance with the requirements of the Expropriations Act;

And further, that the results of the Notice, as aforesaid, including the recommendation of any necessary inquiry, be reported to Regional Council for its further determination.

Approved 91-327-1

b. Widening and Reconstruction of Mayfield Road and McLaughlin Road Intersection - City of Brampton, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION PW-82-91:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel commence the procedures to expropriate lands owned by Michael E. Weir, for the purpose of widening and reconstruction of the intersection at Mayfield Road and McLaughlin Road, shown as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-17739, in fee simple;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Regional Council;

And further, that Council of the Regional Corporation, as approving authority, approve an Application to expropriate these lands under Project 89-4220;

And further, that service and publication of the Notice of this application be in accordance with the requirements of the Expropriations Act;

And further, that the results of the Notice, as aforesaid, including the recommendation of any necessary inquiry, be reported to Regional Council for its further determination.

Approved 91-327-2

C. Widening and Reconstruction of Mayfield Road and McLaughlin Road Intersection - City of Brampton, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION PW-83-91:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel commence the procedures to expropriate lands owned by Marvel Templeton, for the purpose of widening and reconstruction of the intersection at Mayfield Road and McLaughlin Road, shown as Part 3 on Reference Plan 43R-17739, in fee simple;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Regional Council;

And further, that Council of the Regional Corporation, as approving authority, approve an Application to expropriate these lands under Project Number 89-4220;

And further, that service and publication of the Notice of this application be in accordance with the requirements of the Expropriations Act;

And further, that the results of the Notice, as aforesaid, including the recommendation of any necessary inquiry, be reported to Regional Council for its further determination.

Approved 91-327-3

Councillor McCallion departed at 4:50 p.m.

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

CW-190-91:

Moved by Councillor Andrews;

That the Committee of the Whole, In Camera, rise and report to Council.

Carried 91-327-4

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

Moved by Councillor Andrews,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

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

Carried 91-327

26. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Andrews,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

That By-law Number 74-91 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on September 12, 1991 and to authorize the execution of documents in accordance with the Region's by-laws relating thereto, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chairman and the Regional Clerk and Director of Administration, and the Corporate Seal affixed thereto.

Carried 91-328

27. ADJOURNMENT

Moved by Councillor Andrews,
Seconded by Councillor Currie;

That Regional Council now adjourn to meet again on Thursday, September 12, 1991 at 7:30 p.m. or at the call of the Chairman.

Carried 91-329

The meeting adjourned at 4:51 p.m.

Regional Clerk and Director of Administration Chairman