THE COUNCIL OF

THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL

HELD IN BRAMPTON

APRIL 24, 1997

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:46 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.

1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Mahoney recited the prayer.

Members Present: R. Begley, C. Corbasson, D. Culham, F. Dale, S. Fennell, D. Hughes, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion, G. Miles, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, M. Prentice, P. Robertson, P. Saito, C. Seglins

Members Absent: L. Bissell, due to illness; P. Klein, due to vacation; F. McKechnie, due to illness; R. Whitehead, due to illness

Also Present: M. Garrett, Chief Administrative Officer; B. Zeran, Regional Clerk; K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; P. Allen, Commissioner of Planning; P. Cole, Commissioner and Medical Officer of Health; K. Ward, Director of Policy Development; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; J. Pennachetti, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; P. Vezina, Commissioner of Social Services; S. Youngson, Acting Manager, Legislative Services

2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

a) Councillor Hughes declared a conflict of interest with respect to Communications - 7.a) regarding Region of Peel Official Plan (Aggregate Resources) and Communications - 7.c) regarding Ontario Municipal Board Hearing on the Aggregate Policies in the Regional Official Plan. He stated that he is an appellant of the Regional Official Plan and pursuant to the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, he refrained from the discussion and voting thereon. Chief Catney was introduced and congratulated on his new position as Chief of Peel Regional Police by the Regional Councillors.

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That Resolution 97-383 regarding impact of Provincial funding changes to social services passed by Regional Council on April 10, 1997, be amended to read:

Whereas the property tax has always been classified as a regressive tax;

And whereas, the property tax was never intended to pick up the cost of services clearly defined as income redistribution;

And whereas, the associated costs of these services which the Province announced as being transferred to the property tax are extremely difficult to forecast;

And whereas, it is recognized that administration of these services at the local level is most appropriate;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Province be advised that the Region of Peel is strongly opposed to the transfer of funding of these services to the property tax;

And further, that the Premier, the Minister if Municipal Affairs and Housing, area MPPs and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) be so advised.

Carried 97-462

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That Resolution 97-415 regarding devolution of social housing passed by Regional Council on April 10, 1997, be amended to read:

That staff be directed to prepare a business case regarding the need for the Federal and Provincial Governments to continue to fund social housing programs;

And further, that staff be directed to continue their attempts to obtain information necessary to prepare a business case on the amalgamation of the Peel Regional Housing Authority with Peel Living;

And further, that the Region of Peel continue to be the municipal government in Peel that deals with the issue of devolution of social housing to municipalities as long as it does not impact on the property tax.

Carried 97-463

a) April 10, 1997, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Culham,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on April 10, 1997, be approved, as amended.

Carried 97-464

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Culham,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the issue of the Regional Chair s brief on Bill 106 - The Fair Municipal Finance Act be added to the agenda;

And further, that the agenda for the April 24, 1997, Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 97-465

See also Resolution 97-469

5. DELEGATIONS

6. STAFF PRESENTATIONS

7. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Town of Orangeville regarding Region of Peel Official Plan (Aggregate Resources)

Received 97-466

b) Lester B. Pearson International Airport Consultative Committee regarding February 11, 1997, Meeting Highlights

Received 97-467

c) Ministry of the Attorney General regarding Ontario Municipal Board Hearing on the Aggregate Policies in the Regional Official Plan

Received 97-468

Councillor Miles departed at 10:38 a.m.

d) Bill 106 - The Fair Municipal Finance Act (Oral)

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

Whereas the fundamental principles outlined in Bill 106 - The Fair Municipal Finance Act provide for within class tax fairness through assessment reform, between class fairness through tax policy reform, and a fair apportionment of upper tier costs;

And whereas, there are numerous significant implementation and technical issues which need to be clarified, such as the farm tax rebate, business occupancy tax and Bell Canada receipts;

Therefore, be it resolved that the Province be informed that the Council of the Region of Peel has technical and implementation taxation concerns that still require resolution prior to the enactment of the legislation and the subsequent regulations.

Carried 97-469

See also Resolution 97-465

Councillor Robertson departed at 11:22 a.m.

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the Regional Chair seek Regional Council s endorsement of Regional Position Papers prior to submission to Provincial Legislative Committees.

Carried 97-470

8. REPORTS

Committee Reports

PW-97-3 - Public Works Committee

Committee Vice-Chair Saito presided.

A. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

B. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION PW-40-97:

That the agenda for the April 15, 1997, Public Works Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 97-471

C. DELEGATIONS

D. Engineering and Construction

D1. Watermain on Airport Road, Project 95-1010 - Town of Caledon, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION PW-41-97:

That properties benefiting from the watermain constructed on Airport Road under Project 95-1010, be assessed as outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated April 2, 1997, titled Airport Road Watermain - Town of Caledon, Ward 2 ;

And further, that an annual waterworks rate of $151 per metre ($46.02 per foot), payable over 15 years plus imputed interest, as certified by the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, be imposed as due and payable as soon as an immediate benefit is derivable on lots for which a deferred benefit accrues;

And further, that the property owners of lots for which a deferred benefit accrues, be given the opportunity to commute payment of the waterworks rate by advanced payment;

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

Approved 97-472

D2. Replacement of Culvert on Old Church Road and The Gore Road, Project 96-4820 - Town of Caledon, Ward 4

RECOMMENDATION PW-42-97:

That the contract for the replacement of culverts on Old Church Road and The Gore Road, in the Town of Caledon, under Project 96-4820 be awarded to Winstar Construction Corporation in the amount of $476,370.65;

And further, that additional funds in the amount of $100,000 be provided from Cost Centre 97-4000, to be financed by Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that Falby Burnside & Associates Ltd. continue to be retained for construction administration and supervision of the project;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Regional Corporation's duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 97-473

D3. Local Improvement Sanitary Sewer on Birchwood Drive, Project 97-2010 - City of Mississauga, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION PW-43-97:

That a 250 mm (10 inch) diameter sanitary sewer be constructed on Birchwood Drive from Greenoaks Drive to Glen Road, and on Glen Road from Birchwood Drive, to approximately 200 metres (656 feet) southerly, a total distance of 720 metres (2,362 feet), more or less, at a total estimated cost of $425,000 under Project 97-2010;

And further, that the amount of $314,392 be allocated from Capital Budget Item 97-2010 to be financed from Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that debentures in the amount of $110,608 be issued to the Utility Rate Stabilization Reserve to finance the property owners portion of the total costs;

And further, that these actions will not affect the Region of Peel s debt capacity, as this type of financing is considered self-liquidating by the Province of Ontario;

And further, that a portion of these works, based on a frontage charge of $155 per metre plus a connection charge of $1,550 per lot, be assessed annually against the abutting property owners for 15 years with an opportunity to commute the cost by advance payment;

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented to Regional Council authorizing the undertaking of the works and the imposition of a sanitary sewer frontage rate and connection charge under the Local Improvement Act.

Approved 97-474

D4. Widening of Airport Road from Ripon Street to Morning Star Drive, Project 96-4160 - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION PW-44-97:

That the detailed design and the preparation of a tender package for the widening, pedestrianization and beautification of Airport Road from Ripon Street to Morning Star Drive, in the City of Mississauga, be awarded to Giffels Associates Limited under Project 96-4160;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Regional Corporation's duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 97-475

D5. Application RCA-4-97 to Close Regional Road 12 (Olde Baseline Road) by the Region of Peel to Reconstruct the Intersection at Chinguacousy Road (2nd Line West), Project 95-4220 - Town of Caledon, Wards 1 and 2

RECOMMENDATION PW-45-97:

That Application RCA-4-97 by the Region of Peel to close Regional Road 12 (Olde Baseline Road), between McLaughlin Road and Creditview Road, in the Town of Caledon, from May 26, 1997, until August 30, 1997, pending approvals and property acquisition, be approved;

And further, that additional funds for Project 95- 4220 in the amount of $300,000 be provided from Capital Budget Item 97-4000 to be financed from Capital Financing Stabilization Revenue;

And further, that all affected services be notified by Regional staff.

Approved 97-476

D6. Replacement of Sanitary Sewer on Bromsgrove Road from West of Tredmore Drive to Seagull Drive, Project 97- 2260 - City of Mississauga, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION PW-46-97:

That the Region of Peel concur with the award of the contract by the City of Mississauga, for the replacement of the sanitary sewer on Bromsgrove Road from west of Tredmore Drive to Seagull Drive, in the City of Mississauga, to the lowest overall bidder, Daimerson Construction Co. Ltd. under Project 97-2260;

And further, that the City of Mississauga be reimbursed for the cost of construction, plus an allowance for Goods and Services Tax (GST), survey and administration, to an estimated total amount of $335,500;

And further, that additional funds for Project 97- 2260 in the amount of $120,500 be provided from Capital Budget Item 97-2000 to be financed from Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Regional Corporation's duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 97-477

Additional Item

D7. Extending Services to the Bram East Area, City of Brampton

RECOMMENDATION PW-47-97:

Whereas the cost of extending services to the Bram East area, in the City of Brampton, will be covered under the Development Charges Act;

Therefore be it resolved, that Front End Financing Agreements in accordance with the Development Charges Act be utilized for the provision of services in Bram East south of Castlemore area, as, and if required;

And further, that staff report back to Public Works Committee on the issue of liability of the agreement and phasing as it relates to the Regional Official Plan (ROP).

Approved 97-478

E. Engineering Services

E1. Endorsement of Building Code Water Conservation

RECOMMENDATION PW-48-97:

That the revised water efficiency measures in the Ontario Building Code be adopted as Regional Policy.

Approved 97-479

F. Operations

F1. Parking Restriction on Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) between McLaughlin Road and Churchville Road - City of Brampton, Wards 4 and 6

RECOMMENDATION PW-49-97:

That a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 48-94, as amended, with respect to implementing a parking prohibition on Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) between McLaughlin Road and Churchville Road, in the City of Brampton.

Approved 97-480

See also By-law 34-97

F2. Northbound Advance Left Turn Phase on Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) at Regional Road 16 (Kennedy Road) - City of Brampton, Ward 3

Received 97-481

F3. Warning Clauses on Lands Abutting Underground Sewage Pumping Stations

Received 97-482

G. Waste Management

G1. Caledon Sanitary Landfill Site - Landfill Remediation Program - Town of Caledon, Ward 1

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That Recommendation PW-50-97 be amended to read as follows:

That additional investigations into the remediation of the Caledon Sanitary Landfill Site (CSLS) by landfill mining be undertaken and funded under Project 97-6201 in the amount of $225,000;

And further, that the results of the investigation be reported to Regional Council;

And further, that the construction of environmental controls (leachate and gas) at the CSLS be approved and that staff be directed to begin to design such controls;

And further, that an overall plan for the remediation of the entire site be brought forward to be discussed with the local ratepayers groups and other interested residents in the area;

And further, that the Terms of Reference be brought back to the Public Works Committee for consideration and approval;

And further, that staff prepare a detailed business plan for Public Works Committee for approval.

Carried 97-483

G2. Material Recovery Facilities (Privately Owned) Monitoring Activities in 1996

Received 97-484

G3. Wasteline Customer Service

Received 97-485

H. COMMUNICATIONS

H1. Region of York regarding York Region/Consumers Utilities - Long Term Water Project

Received 97-486

H2. Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) regarding Financing Urban Transportation

Received 97-487

H3. Minister of Environment and Energy regarding South Peel Water and Sewage System

Received 97-488

H4. Minister of Environment and Energy regarding Soft Drink Containers

Received 97-489

H5. Town of Caledon regarding Town of Orangeville, Phase 1- 2 Class EA, Additional Water Supply

RECOMMENDATION PW-51-97:

That the Region of Peel endorse the resolution contained in the communication, dated April 1, 1997, from the Township of East Garafraxa regarding a request to bump up the Town of Orangeville s Phase 1-2 Class EA for the development of additional water supply;

And further, that the Town of Orangeville, the Town s consultant RJ Burnside and Associates Ltd., the Conservation Authorities, the Townships of East Garafraxa and Amaranth, the Town of Caledon and the Minister of Environment and Energy, be so advised.

Approved 97-490

H6. Knowaste regarding Diaper Collection for Recycling

RECOMMENDATION PW-52-97:

That staff prepare a report for the May 13, 1997 Public Works Committee

Approved 97-491

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the minutes of the Public Works Committee meeting held on April 15, 1997, be adopted, as amended.

Carried 97-492

9. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

10. BY-LAWS

a) Regional

Three Readings

By-law 9-97: To prohibit stopping on the north and south sides of Regional Road 9 (King Street) from Highway 10 to a point 230 metres westerly, in the Town of Caledon, and to amend By-law 48-94 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of the Regional Municipality of Peel.

By-law 31-97: To amend By-law 38-94, as amended, titled "A by-law to establish a Comprehensive Emergency Measures Plan and Program and to repeal By-law 53-84".

By-law 32-97: To designate a head of the Regional Municipality of Peel and to delegate the powers and duties of the head, for the purposes of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, RSO 1990, c. M.56, as amended, and to repeal By-law 70-90.

By-law 33-97: To repeal By-law 84-83, titled A by-law to regulate the offering and paying of rewards on the conviction of offenders and for information leading to the location or the return of missing persons or property ; and to repeal By-law 94-87, titled A by-law to confirm no smoking regulations in Regional Buildings .

By-law 34-97: To prohibit parking on Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) between McLaughlin Road and Churchville Road, in the City of Brampton and to amend

By-law 48-94 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of the Regional Municipality of Peel.

See also Resolution 97-480

By-law 35-97: To amend By-law 50-95, as amended, titled A by-law to govern the calling, place, and proceedings of the meetings of Council and its committees and the conduct of their members, and to repeal By-law 8-88 .

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council meeting agenda, being By-laws 9-97 and 31-97 to 35-97 inclusive, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 97-493

b) Area Municipal

City of Brampton Traffic By-law 65-97: A by-law to amend By-law 93-93, as amended, for the regulation of through highways, stop signs, no parking and no stopping, in the City of Brampton.

City of Mississauga Traffic By-law 166-97: A by-law to amend By-law 444-79, as amended, for the regulation of through highways, stop signs and prohibited U-turns, in the City of Mississauga.

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the City of Brampton by-law, being By-law 65- 97 and the City of Mississauga by-law, being By- law 166-97 listed on the Regional Council meeting agenda, be approved.

Carried 97-494

11. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Proclamation - Celebrate Your Watershed Week, May 4 - 10, 1997, as requested by the Metropolitan Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (MTRCA)

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

Whereas watershed management is an essential component of our public water supply;

And whereas, the Region of Peel is involved in promoting clean water and a clean environment;

And whereas, watersheds are vital to the health of our community and environment;

And whereas, the residents of the Region of Peel should become aware of the need for watersheds; Therefore, be it resolved that the week of May 4 - 10, 1997, be proclaimed Celebrate Your Watershed Week in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Carried 97-495

12. NOTICES OF MOTION

a) No Truck Route - Mayfield Road, City of Brampton

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,

That Mayfield Road between Highway 10 and Heart Lake Road, in the City of Brampton be designated a No Truck Route;

And further, that staff report back with what should be the designated route, for example, Highway 10 south to Bovaird Drive east to Highway 410.

To be considered at the May 8, 1997 Regional Council meeting

13. IN CAMERA MATTERS

14. BUSINESS ARISING FROM IN CAMERA MATTERS

a) Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation

Received 97-496

15. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That By-law 12-97 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on April 24, 1997 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 Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 97-497

16. ADJOURNMENT

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That Regional Council now adjourn.

Carried 97-498

The meeting adjourned at 11:42 a.m.

Regional Clerk Regional Chair