THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
July 12, 2001

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 10:37 a.m. in the Council Chambers, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Mullin recited the prayer.

Members: L. Bissell, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dalew, S. DiMarco, S. Fennell, C. Harker, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoneyw, H. McCallion, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, M. Prenticew, P. Saito, C. Seglins, I. Sinclair, R. Whiteheadw
 
Members Absent: R. Begley, due to vacation; C. Gyles, due to other municipal business; G. Miles due to vacation
 
Also Present: R. Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer; K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; J. Pennachetti, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; J. Savage, Acting Commissioner of Public Works; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; Y. Holland, Acting Commissioner of Housing & Property; P. Vezina, Commissioner of Social Services; P. Graham, Commissioner of Health; Dr. D. McKeown, Medical Officer of Health; P. Vivian, Director of Human Resources; B. Zeran, Director of Clerk's and Regional Clerk; P. Hillock, Manager, Legislative Services


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) June 21, 2001, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on June 21, 2001 be approved.

Carried 2001-612

Councillor McCallion requested that both metric and imperial measurements be included in Regional reports.

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Seglins,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the agenda for the July 12, 2001 Regional Council meeting be amended to include an item to be dealt with under In Camera matters relating to a personal matter about an identifiable individual, including Regional employees;

And further, that the agenda for the July 12, 2001 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2001-613


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Warren Wishart, Project Vice-President, Canada, of US Filter presenting the CAMA/US Filter 2001 Awards to the Region of Peel for the Children's Groundwater Festival (Education Award); and for the Ontario Works Intake Screening Unit (Honourable Mention, Innovation Award)

Received 2001-614

Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) accepted two awards on behalf of the Region of Peel, and donated the money from the award to the United Way of Peel.

Item 5c was dealt with.

c) Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor presenting the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Award to Emil Kolb, Regional Chair for Peel's Grey Box Communication Strategy

Received 2001-615

See also Resolution 2001-642

b) Jim Levac, MCIP, RPP, Korsiak & Company and Carlo Odorico, Ralph Giannone Architect requesting Private Waste Collection for Site Plan Application

Received 2001-616

Moved by Councillor Sinclair,
Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider:

  • The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Carried 2001-617

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That Council move out of In Camera.

Carried 2001-618


Item PW-C3 was dealt with.

PW-C3. Request for Private Waste Collection, 65 Port Street East - City of Mississauga, Ward 1

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That the request from Fram Building Corporation to permit private waste collection for the proposed condominium at 65 Port Street East in the City of Mississauga - Ward 1 be approved, subject to provisions to be included in the Condominium Declaration to:

a) indemnify the Region of Peel and the City of Mississauga with respect to any claim or liability arising from the private collection of waste from the subject site;

b) require first loss insurance coverage against such risk in favour of the Region of Peel and the City of Mississauga as additional named insureds in terms acceptable to the Region of Peel and the City of Mississauga;

And further, that the City of Mississauga include the requirement for these provisions as a condition of the site plan and condominium approvals for the subject site.

Carried 2001-619


c) Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor presenting the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) Award to Emil Kolb, Regional Chair for Peel's Grey Box Communication Strategy (See also Items related to Management - Item M-B1)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-615


6. COMMUNICATIONS


7. REPORTS

Item M-D5 was dealt with.

M-D5. 1999 Region of Peel Development Charge Administration Issues

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That Regional Council dismiss the Section 20 (Development Charges Act 1997) complaints made by Giffels Management Limited, Midair Court, City of Brampton, for the lands described as Registered Plan 43M-931 - Lots 2,3,5,6 and Part Lot 4 and Sheriff (Midair) Development Ltd. for the lands described as Midair Court, City of Brampton, Registered Plan
43M-931, Lot 7.

Carried 2001-620

Staff Reports

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

Chaired by Councillor M. Morrison

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Transfer of Highway 7 from Highway 410 from the Peel/Halton Boundary, Project 01-4380

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That the jurisdiction of Highway 7, from Highway 410 to the Peel/Halton boundary, be transferred from the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to the Region of Peel;

And further, that the Regional Official Plan (ROP) be amended to include Highway 7, from Highway 410 to the Peel/Halton boundary;

And further, that a consulting engineer be retained to undertake a Class Environmental Assessment to examine the potential widening of Highway 7, from Highway 410 to the Peel/Halton boundary, under Project 01-4380;

And further, that the necessary funds for Project 01-4380, in the amount of $300,000 (related to the environment assessment), be provided from Capital Budget Item 01-4000, to be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve (R0210);

And further, that after undergoing a full consultant selection process, staff be authorized to award the consulting assignment to carry out the environmental assessment for Highway 7 to the preferred engineering consultant without further reporting to Council, provided the cost of works are below the approved funding allotted for Project 01-4380;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Region's duly authorized signing officers subject to further negotiations with the Ministry of Transportation;

And further, that a copy of the report of the report of the Commissioner of Public Works dated June 28, 2001, titled "Transfer of Highway 7 from Highway 410 to the Peel/Halton Boundary - Project 01-4380" be forwarded to the Ministry of Transportation (MTO), the City of Brampton and the Region of Halton for information;

And further, that staff be directed to proceed with the estimates of development charges relating to development along Highway 7.

Carried 2001-621

RECESS

Regional Council recessed at 12:24 p.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 1:05 p.m.

ROLL CALL

Members: L. Bissell, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, S. DiMarco, S. Fennell, C. Harker, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoneyw, H. McCallion, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, M. Prenticew, P. Saito, C. Seglins, I. Sinclair, R. Whiteheadw
 
Members Absent: R. Begley, due to vacation; F. Dale; C. Gyles, due to other municipal business; G. Miles due to vacation


PW-A2. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of 0.3 Metre (one foot) Reserve, Regional Road 7 (Airport Road), North of Intermodal Drive - City of Brampton, Wards 9 and 10

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That a by-law be enacted to lift a 0.3 metre (one-foot) reserve in the City of Brampton, Wards 9 and 10, on the east side of Regional Road 7 (Airport Road) to provide a right in/right out access to the proposed commercial development (Engineering file D-07082E, site plan SP98-85).

Carried 2001-622

PW-A3. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of 0.3 Metre (one foot) Reserve, Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) North of Advance Boulevard - City of Brampton, Ward 8

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That a by-law be enacted to lift a 0.3 metre (one-foot) reserve in the City of Brampton, Ward 8, on the east side of Dixie Road to provide a right in/right out access to the commercial development (Engineering file D-04169E, site plan 00-054).

Carried 2001-623

PW-A4. Amendment of the Original Award to Rymall Construction for Replacement of Sanitary Sewers on Frederick Street, Elizabeth Street and Sheard Avenue, Project No. 00-2230 - City of Brampton, Ward 4

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That the award for the replacement of sanitary sewers on Frederick Street, Elizabeth Street and Sheard Avenue, City of Brampton - Ward 4, Project No. 00-2230 to Rymall Construction Inc. be increased by $176,550 for a total commitment of $1,613,550.

Carried 2001-624

PW-A5. Proposed Intersection Improvements at Derry Road and Winston Churchill Blvd., Project No. 00-4290 - City of Mississauga, Ward 9

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That channelized right turn lanes at all four approaches be constructed at the intersection of Derry Road and Winston Churchill Boulevard, at a total estimated cost of $600,000, under Project 00-4290;

And further, that the funding in the amount of $600,000 be provided under the 2001 Capital Budget Item 00-4290 to be financed as follows:

Development Charges $480,000
Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve $120,000
   
Total $600,000

And further, that Regional staff be authorized to award the contract to the lowest bidder without further Regional approval subject to the cost being within the approved budget.

Carried 2001-625

PW-A6. Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) at Aerowood Drive - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That northbound and southbound advance left turn phasing be installed at the intersection of Region Road 4 (Dixie Road) at Aerowood Drive in the City of Mississauga - Ward 5;

And further, that Resolution 96-896 be rescinded.

Carried 2001-626

PW-A7. Proposed Watermain Replacement on Constitution Blvd., Queen Frederica Drive, Jaguar Valley Drive, Lolita Gardens and Breckenridge Road, Project 01-1350 - City of Mississauga, Wards 3, 4 & 7

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the contract for replacement of watermains on Constitution Blvd., Queen Frederica Drive, Jaguar Valley Drive, Lolita Gardens and Breckenridge Road, City of Mississauga, Wards 3, 4 & 7 be awarded to Comer Construction Ltd., in the amount of $1,384,672.65 (excluding taxes) under Project No. 01-1350;

And further, that additional funds in the amount of $510,042 be provided from the unallocated Project 01-1000 to be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

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

Carried 2001-627

PW-A8. Proposed Sanitary Sewer Relocation Across Highway 409 East of Airport Road, Project 01-2320 - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That a 525 mm (21 inch) diameter sanitary sewer be relocated across Highway 409 east of Airport Road, a total distance of approximately 334 metre (1095 feet) under Project Number 01-2320;

And further, that the works be included in the roadwork being done by the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA);

And further, that the funding in the amount of $250,000 be provided from the 2001 Capital Budget Item 01-2000 to be financed from Wastewater Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve Fund;

And further, that upon completion of the works, a share of the costs for the project estimated in the amount of $250,000 be paid to the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) in accordance with the "MTO Cost Sharing Policy";

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

Carried 2001-628

PW-A9. Proposed Additional Lane on Derry Road from Millcreek Drive to Argentia Road, Project 01-4060 - City of Mississauga, Ward 9

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That an additional eastbound lane be constructed on Derry Road, from Millcreek Drive to Argentia Road, at a total estimated cost of $300,000 under Project 01-4060;

And further, that the necessary funds for Project 01-4060, in the amount of $300,000 be financed as follows:

Development Charges Reserve $250,000
Capital Budget Item 01-4000 (CFSR - R0210) $50,000
   
Total $300,000

Carried 2001-629

PW-A10. Region of Halton Request for Water Service - West Side of Ninth Line South of Derry Road - City of Mississauga, Ward 9

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That the Region of Peel enter into an agreement with the Region of Halton and Union Gas Limited, being the property owners of the lands on Ninth Line south of Derry Road in the Town of Milton, to provide municipal water servicing;

And further, that the property owner be responsible for all costs for watermain construction along Ninth Line, connection charges and legal disbursements, including a system "buy-in" charge equivalent to the water component of the Region of Peel's residential Development Charge;

And further, that the Regional Municipality of Halton and the property owners be so advised;

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

Carried 2001-630

Staff was requested that, where possible, the Ninth Line road surface referred to in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works dated June 18, 2001, titled "Region of Halton Request for Water Service - West Side of Ninth Line South of Derry Road - City of Mississauga, Ward 9" not be torn up during construction since it was recently repaved and that drilling underneath the road be undertaken instead, and that all costs associated with the repairs be charged to Union Gas.

PW-A11. Additional Funding for the Construction of a Watermain on McLaughlin Road, Nanwood Drive and Edgemount Drive, Project 01-1380 - City of Brampton, Wards 1, 3 & 4

Moved by Councillor Bissell,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the contract for replacement of watermains on McLaughlin Road, Nanwood Drive and Edgemount Drive, City of Brampton, Wards 1, 3 & 4, be awarded to London Excavators and Trucking Ltd. in the amount of $678,456.89 (excluding taxes) under Project 01-1380;

And further, that additional funding in the amount of $130,000 be provided from unallocated Project 01-1000, to be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve for Project 01-1380;

And further, that the required documents be executed by the Region of Peel's duly authorized signing officers.

Carried 2001-631


PW-B. Water and Wastewater Treatment

PW-B1. Review of the Water Treatment Infrastructure - South Peel, Project Number 01-1980, Document 2001-132P

Moved by Councillor Sinclair,
Seconded by Councillor Whitehead;

That the consulting engineering firm, KMK Consultants Limited, be retained to provide engineering services for a Review of the Water Treatment Infrastructure - South Peel at a total estimated cost of $244,000, excluding GST, under Project 01-1980;

And further, that the additional funds in the amount of $50,000 be provided to Project 01-1980 from Capital Budget item 99-1900 to be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that approval be given to increase/extend this contract for additional requirements by 20% to a maximum of $100,000 to the Vendor for contingencies and unforeseen site Works, where actual requirements exceed the estimates to the limits allowed by the Purchasing By-Law.

Carried 2001-632

PW-B2. Upgrade of the Herridge Pumping Station, Project 00-1915, Document 2001-158P - City of Mississauga, Ward 2

Moved by Councillor Bissell,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the consulting engineering firm, R.J. Burnside & Associates, be retained to provide design and contract administration services for the expansion and upgrade of the Herridge Pumping Station at a total estimated cost of $361,800 under Project 00-1915.

Carried 2001-633

PW-B3. Upgrade of the Hanlan Pumping Station, Project 00-1955, Document 2001-161P - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Bissell;

That the consulting engineering firm, Ainley Group Consulting Engineers, be retained to provide design and contract administration services for the expansion and upgrade of the Hanlan Pumping Station at a total estimated cost of $264,600 under Project 00-1955;

And further, that the additional funds in the amount of $60,000 be provided to Project 00-1955 from Capital Budget item 99-1900 to be financed from the Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve;

And further, that approval be given to increase/extend this contract for additional requirements by 20% to a maximum of $100,000 to the Vendor for contingencies and unforeseen site Works, where actual requirements exceed the estimates to the limits allowed by the Purchasing By-Law.

Carried 2001-634

PW-B4. Expansion of the North Brampton Reservoir and Pumping Station, Project 00-1950, Document 2001-163P - City of Brampton, Ward 10

Moved by Councillor Bissell,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the consulting engineering firm, Chisholm Fleming and Associates, be retained to provide design and contract administration services for the expansion and upgrade of the North Brampton Reservoir and Pumping Station at a total estimated cost of $357,300 under Project 00-1950.

Carried 2001-635

PW-B5. Upgrade of the Meadowvale North Pumping Station, Project 00-1935, Document 2001-160P - City of Mississauga, Ward 9

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That the consulting engineering firm, KMK Consultants Limited, be retained to provide design and contract administration services for the expansion and upgrade of the Meadowvale North Pumping Station at a total estimated cost of $318,885 under Project 00-1935.

Carried 2001-636


PW-C. Waste Management

PW-C1. Long Term Waste Resource Management Strategy (LTWRMS) 2000 Update

Received 2001-637

Councillor McCallion requested that written confirmation of an amendment to the report of the Commissioner of Public Works dated June 8, 2001, titled "Long Term Waste Resource Management Strategy (LTWRMS) 2000 Update" concerning the passive venting system be forwarded to her.

Councillor Morrison requested that the subject report be dealt with at a future Waste Management Subcommittee meeting.

PW-C2. Introduction of the Waste Diversion Act 2001 and Waste Diversion Ontario (WDO)

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Sinclair;

That the Waste Diversion Act 2001 and Waste Diversion Ontario (WDO) be endorsed;

And further, that the Minister of the Environment (MOE) be advised that the membership of the WDO Board of Directors should be amended to provide equal representation between municipalities and industries;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Public Works dated July 3, 2001, titled "Introduction of the Waste Diversion Act 2001 and Waste Diversion Ontario (WDO)" be forwarded to the Minister of the Environment for consideration.

Carried 2001-638

See also Resolution 2001-639

PW-C3. Request for Private Waste Collection, 65 Port Street East - City of Mississauga, Ward 1

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-619


PW-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-D1. Elizabeth Witmer, MPP, Minister of the Environment, letter dated June 13, 2001, Regarding its Commitment to, and Focus on, Establishing Long-Term Waste and Diversion Initiatives to the Waste Diversion Organization (WDO)

Received 2001-639

See also Resolution 2001-638

PW-D2. Communities in Bloom in Partnership with the Greater Saint John Hosting Communities of Grand Bay-Westfield, Quispamsis, Rothesay and Saint John, Regarding 2001 Communities in Bloom National Symposium & Awards, September 19 - 23, 2001 to be held in Saint John, New Brunswick

Received 2001-640

Councillor Bissell requested that Council be kept informed about the Snelgrove Bridge reconstruction and possible traffic re-routing.

Chair Kolb updated Regional Council on the status of the Peel/York Water Servicing Agreement and will work with the Commissioner of Public Works to ensure that proper wording in the agreement addresses all concerns about odour problems. The agreement will be brought back to Council for final approval.

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

Chaired by Councillor R. Whitehead

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

M-A. Chief Administrative Officer

M-A1. Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP)

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

Whereas information, data and statistics between levels of government are outdated, inconsistent and difficult to adequately compare;

And whereas, the Region of Peel, City of Brampton, Town of Caledon and City of Mississauga hereby resolve to use similar statistics for reports, analysis and policies;

Therefore, be it resolved that any per capita indicators as part of MPMP utilize the latest population information available to the municipalities;

And further, that Regional Council endorse the City of Brampton resolution C219-2001 that reads:

"That the concerns with respect to Population and Household figures and impact on high growth municipalities be forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing";

And further, that this resolution be forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing.

Carried 2001-641

See also Resolution 2001-655


CORPORATE SERVICES

M-B. Communications

M-B1. Grey Box Communication Strategy Wins CPRS Award

Received 2001-642

See also Resolution 2001-615


FINANCE

M-C. Internal Audit

M-C1. Minutes of the Audit Subcommittee Meeting held June 21, 2001

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-7-2001:

That the agenda for the June 21, 2001, Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2001-643


3. REPORTS

a) Internal Audit Business Plan 2001 to 2004

Received 2001-644

b) Review of PeopleSoft Payables

Received 2001-645


4. SCHEDULE OF FUTURE MEETINGS

a) Internal Audits in Progress (Oral)
Remarks by L. Hawes, Director, Internal Audit

Received 2001-646

RECOMMENDATION ASC-8-2001:

That the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance work with the Commissioner of Public Works to bring forward an update report on user fees for waste collection and present the report to the Waste Management Subcommittee.

Approved 2001-647


5. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Finance Department Realignment

J. Pennachetti, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance indicated that he would be preparing a report for an upcoming General Committee meeting on the Finance department realignment.


M-D. Corporate Finance

M-D1. Credit Valley Conservation, Acquisition of Land North of Peel Regional Road 24 on the West Bank of the Credit River in the Town of Caledon, Concession 3W, Lot 16

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the Region of Peel grant permission in the form of funding to Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) to acquire the property located north of Peel Regional Road 24 on the west bank of the Credit River in the Town of Caledon, Concession 3W, Lot 16 (the Lunn property), as detailed in Appendix I of the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance and the Commissioner of Planning dated June 21, 2001, titled "Credit Valley Conservation, Acquisition of Land North of Peel Regional Road 24 on the West Bank of the Credit River in the Town of Caledon, Concession 3W, Lot 16";

And further, that funds in the amount of $40,000 be allocated to NF00002 Conservation General Levy from the Conservation Capital Financing Reserve R0220 to fund this purchase.

Carried 2001-648

M-D2. Statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds - Fiscal 2000

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That Council receive the attached statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds for fiscal 2000 as described in Appendix I of the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance dated June 21, 2001, titled "Statement of Development Charge Reserve Fund - Fiscal 2000";

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be directed to forward the statement to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in accordance with the Development Charges Act, 1997.

Carried 2001-649

M-D3. Tax Rebate Program for Eligible Charitable Organizations

Deferred to the August 9, 2001 Regional Council meeting 2001-650

Councillor Palleschi requested that information from a City of Brampton report concerning a tax exemption for Royal Canadian Legions be included in the report.

Councillor Fennell requested that background information to be obtained from the City of Brampton about previous Royal Canadian Legion tax exemptions also be included in the report.

M-D4. Tax Relief for Low-Income Senior and Disabled Homeowners

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That Financial Policy F40-04 be amended to reflect that effective the 2001 taxation year, that the existing tax deferral program, for low-income seniors and disabled homeowners, be utilized to allow for the deferral of any general tax increases, in accordance with legislated amendments adopted in Bill 140.

Carried 2001-651

M-D5. 1999 Region of Peel Development Charge Administration Issues

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-620


M-E. COMMUNICATIONS

M-E1. L. J. Mikulich, City Clerk, City of Brampton, letter dated June 18, 2001, Regarding a Request from the County of Peterborough for Funding from the Provincial Government for Land Ambulance Services

Received 2001-652

M-E2. David J. Johnson, Chair, Assessment Review Board, letter dated June 19, 2001, Regarding an Ontario Property Assessment Corporation (OPAC) Request for Pre-hearings Beyond the Board's Scheduling Strategy

Received 2001-653

M-E3. James M. Flaherty, MPP, Minister of Finance, letter dated June 12, 2001, Announcing that the Province will be Seeking Input from Stakeholders on the Community Reinvestment Fund (CRF) for 2002 and Subsequent Years

Received 2001-654

M-E4. Chris Hodgson, MPP, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, letter dated June 18, 2001, Providing an Update on Changes to the Municipal Performance Measurement Program

Received 2001-655

See also Resolution 2001-641

M-E5. News Release: "Message from Newly Elected Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) President, Jack Layton", dated June 22, 2001

Received 2001-656

M-E6. Pat Vanini, Director, Policy and Government Relations, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), letter dated June 19, 2001, Responding to a Letter from the Chair Concerning the Funding of Non-Emergency Transportation of Hospital Patients and the Proposed Changes to the Regulation for Water Quality Testing

Received 2001-657

M-E7. John Burrett, Acting Director, Policy and Public Affairs, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), letter dated June 12, 2001, Inviting Members to Submit Resolutions on Subjects of National Municipal Interest for the September Meeting of the National Board of Directors

Received 2001-658

M-E8. Chris Stockwell, MPP, Minister of Labour, letter dated May 31, 2001, Responding to the Chair's letter Concerning the Application of the Trades Qualification and Apprenticeship Act (TQAA) on Municipal Premises with Respect to the Installation of Water Meters

Received 2001-659

M-E9. John Baird, MPP, Minister of Community and Social Services, letter dated June 5, 2001, Advising that Proposals Submitted by the Region of Peel under the Ontario Works Placement Fund have been Approved

Received 2001-660

M-E10. Louis A. Turpen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), letter dated June 28, 2001, Announcing the Re-appointment of Michael Butt as Chairman of the Board of Directors

Received 2001-661

Councillor Prentice requested that staff report back to Council on details surrounding Michael Butt's appointment as Chair of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and a request that Ronald Dennis be re-appointed to the GTAA.

 

ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

Chaired by Councillor P. Saito

P-A. Planning Policy and Research

P-A1. Peel's Position on the Provincial Smart Growth Initiative

Deferred to Planning for the August 9, 2001 Regional Council meeting 2001-662

P-A2. Planning Department Organization

Deferred to a future meeting 2001-663


P-B. Development Review and Transportation Planning

P-B1. Greater Toronto Airport's Authority (GTAA) Airport Master Plan

Received 2001-664

Councillor McCallion requested that Regional staff request the Greater Toronto Airport's Authority (GTAA) to provide public access to the proposed off-ramp from Highway 401 directly to the infield.


P-C. COMMUNICATIONS

P-C1. J. Craig Mather, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), letter dated June 21, 2001, Advising of their Board's Comments on Smart Growth Initiative

Referred to Planning 2001-665

Councillor McCallion requested that the Commissioner of Planning report back to Regional Council with comments with respect to paragraph 3 on page 2 of the subject Communication, dated June 21, 2001.

P-C2. L. J. Mikulich, City Clerk, City of Brampton, letter dated June 12, 2001, Advising that the Greater Toronto Airport's Authority (GTAA) will be Establishing an Air Quality Study Process, and Recommends that Affected Municipalities Participate in the Study

Received 2001-666

P-C3. Lyle Vanclief, MP, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food, letter dated June 1, 2001, Responding to Peel's Resolution on Ontario's Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) Program

Received 2001-667


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

Chaired by Councillor P. Mullin

H-A. Property

H-A1. Sale of Region Owned Surplus Land East Side of Professional Court, South of Derry Road, City of Mississauga, Ward 5

Moved by Councillor Prentice,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That Resolution Number 2001-368-1 be rescinded and the Offer to Purchase Agreement between The Light Korean Presbyterian Church as Purchaser and The Regional Municipality of Peel as Vendor for the 3.5 acre parcel of land described as Part of Block 1, Registered Plan 43M-926, in the City of Mississauga, Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 on Reference Plan 43R-19168 for a purchase price of $1,225,000, be accepted by the Regional Corporation;

And further, that the funds from the sale be deposited to Cost Centre GC02003 and Account 86694 on closing;

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

And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to complete this transaction, including the execution of all Affidavits, Statutory Declarations and Undertakings required;

And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to affix electronically the signatures of the Regional Solicitor and the Regional Clerk to those documents required for title registration purposes.

Carried by two thirds vote 2001-668


H-B. COMMUNICATIONS

H-B1. Murray Calder, MP, Dufferin-Peel-Wellington-Grey, letter dated May 31, 2001, Responding to Council's Correspondence Enclosing the Report "Homeless Youth Task Force/Network" and Asking that he be Advised of how he may Assist on the Project

Received 2001-669


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

Chaired by Vice-Chair Councillor K. Mahoney

SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-A. Transhelp

HS-A1. Transhelp Quality of Service: Passenger Survey

Received 2001-670

Councillor Fennell requested that passenger eligibility for Transhelp service be reviewed.

HS-A2. Transhelp Role in Mississauga Transit Accessibility Plan

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That registered Transhelp passengers transferring from Mississauga Transit services to Peel Transhelp be allowed to do so, free of any additional fare, as requested in the report of the Commissioner of Transportation and Works of the City of Mississauga dated May 1, 2001, titled "Mississauga Transit- Accessibility Plan";

And further, that the Transhelp Advisory Committee be requested to continue to offer advice as needed to Mississauga and Brampton Transit in the implementation of their accessibility strategies.

Carried 2001-671


HEALTH

HS-B. Environmental Health

HS-B1. Ontario Power Generation Proposal for Selective Catalytic Reduction at Nanticoke and Lambton Power Generating Stations

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Health and Medical Officer of Health dated June 26, 2001, titled "Ontario Power Generation Proposal for Selective Catalytic Reduction at Nanticoke and Lambton Power Generating Stations" be forwarded to the Minister of the Environment for Ontario, the MOE Environmental Assessment and Approvals Branch, and to the Federal Minister of the Environment;

And further, that Regional Council request the provincial and federal Ministers of the Environment to require an individual environmental assessment of the Ontario Power Generation proposal to install selective catalytic reduction units on coal-fired generators at the Nanticoke and Lambton Generating Stations, with direction to consider actions that would have the greatest capacity to reduce all air emissions;

And further, that Regional Council request that both Ministers of the Environment establish a joint review panel to undertake the environmental assessment of the Ontario Power Generation selective catalytic reduction proposals.

Carried 2001-672

HS-B2. Smoke-Free By-Law - Update

Received 2001-673


HS-C. Health Planning

HS-C1. Peel Health Volunteer Resources 2000

Received 2001-674


HS-D. Family Health

HS-D1. Early Years Community Steering Committee

Received 2001-675


HS-E. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-E1. Marguerite Maveal, City of Mississauga Resident, letter dated May 29, 2001, Submitting a Petition from Area Residents Outlining their Concerns with the Presence of Rats, Mice and Snakes on and around their Properties which back onto a Small Stream at Huron Park

Referred to Health 2001-676

Councillor Prentice departed at 2:33 p.m.

HS-E2. Sylvia Fenton, Chairperson, Timiskaming Board of Health, letter dated June 7, 2001, Regarding a Resolution Passed by that Board with regarding Additional Staffing Costs of Maintaining an On-call System

Received 2001-677


8. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Additional Item

Appointments to Oak Ridges Moraine Advisory Committee

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That the Region of Peel request the Province of Ontario to appoint a member of Regional Council to sit on the Oak Ridges Moraine Advisory Committee.

Carried 2001-678

Councillor Mahoney departed at 2:45 p.m.

Councillor Whitehead departed at 2:47 p.m due to other municipal business


9. BY-LAWS

a) Regional

Third Reading

By-law 31-2001: A by-law to stop-up, close, and deprive of its character as part of the public highway being described as Part of Lot 6, Concession 2, West of Hurontario Street, City of Mississauga, Regional Municipality of Peel (formerly Township of Toronto, County of Peel) and designated as Parts 1 and 3 on Reference Plan 43R-15495, known as Silken Laumann Way and reconvey a portion to the owner of abutting lands.

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the by-law listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-law 31-2001 be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chair and the Regional Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed.

Carried 2001-679

b) Area Municipal

City of Brampton By-law 180-2001: To amend By-law 93-93, as amended, for the regulation of stop signs and through highways in the City of Brampton.

City of Brampton By-law 185-2001: To amend By-law 93-93, as amended, for the regulation of stop signs and through highways in the City of Brampton.

City of Brampton By-law 186-2001: To amend By-law 93-93, as amended, for the regulation of U-turns in the City of Brampton.

City of Brampton By-law 187-2001: To amend By-law 93-93, as amended, for the regulation of no parking in the City of Brampton.

City of Mississauga By-law 270-2001: To amend By-law 555-2000, as amended, for the regulation of prohibited U-turns in the City of Mississauga.

City of Mississauga By-law 271-2001: To amend By-law 555-2000, as amended, for the regulation of no heavy trucks in the City of Mississauga.

City of Mississauga By-law 324-2001: To amend By-law 555-2000, as amended, for the regulation of through highways and stop signs in the City of Mississauga.

City of Brampton By-law 145-2001: To amend By-law 93-93, as amended, for the regulation of fire routes, no stopping and designated turning lanes in the City of Brampton.

Moved by Councillor Sinclair,
Seconded by Councillor Seglins;

That the City of Brampton by-laws, being By-laws 180-2001, 185-2001, 186-2001, 187-2001 and 145-2001, and the City of Mississauga by-laws being By-laws 270-2001, 271-2001 and 324-2001 listed on the Regional Council meeting agenda be approved.

Carried 2001-680


10. OTHER BUSINESS


11. NOTICES OF MOTION


12. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That Council proceed "In Camera" to consider Council reports relating to:

  • Labour relations or employee negotiations

  • A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

  • The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

  • A personal matter about an identifiable individual, including Regional employees

Carried 2001-681

a) Labour relations or employee negotiations

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That direction "In Camera" given to the Director of Human Resources be approved, and voted upon in accordance with Section 55 (9) of the Municipal Act R.S.O. 1990 4c.M.45.

Carried 2001-682

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That Council move out of In Camera.

Carried 2001-683


13. BUSINESS ARISING FROM IN CAMERA MATTERS

a) Labour relations or employee negotiations

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2001-682

b) A proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal purposes

Deferred to the August 9, 2001 Regional Council meeting 2001-684

c) The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Deferred to the August 9, 2001 Regional Council meeting 2001-685

d) The receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

Referred to Staff 2001-686

e) A personal matter about an identifiable individual, including Regional employees

Received 2001-687

Additional Item

Land Severance Application B47/99

The Chief Administrative Officer was directed to provide Council with the letter received from Long Environmental Consultants Inc. with respect to Land Severance Application B47/99, Donald Reid and Anne Hoskins, Part of Lot 14, Conc. 5 W.H.S, to the August 9, 2001 Regional Council meeting.


14. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That By-law 34-2001 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on July 12, 2001, 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 2001-688


15. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 3:37 pm.


B. Zeran
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Regional Clerk
  E. Kolb
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Regional Chair