December 15, 2005 Regional Council Minutes
Page Content:
1. Prayer and Roll Call
2. Declarations of Conflicts of Interest
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Approval of Agenda
5. Delegations/Presentations
6. Communications
7. Reports
1. Committee Reports
a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2005-13) meeting held on December 8, 2005
 
7.2 Staff Reports
8. By-laws
9. Other Business
10. Notices of Motion
11. In Camera Matters
a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2005-12) meeting held on November 10, 2005
11A. By-laws Relating to In Camera Matters
12. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
13. Adjournment


THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
December 15, 2005

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:45 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Mahoney recited the prayer.

Members:
C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco, S. Fennell, A. Groves, N. Iannicca¨ , E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, R. Paterak, M. Prentice, P. Saito, J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart
Members Absent:
E. Adams, G. Carlson, due to illness; D. Lyons, due to other municipal business
Also Present:
D. Szwarc, Acting Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; D. Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; L. Nashman, Commissioner of People, Information and Technology; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; Dr. H. Kassam, Medical Officer of Health; J. Menard, Acting Commissioner of Social Services; J. Smith, Acting Commissioner of Health; A. Macintyre, Deputy Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Co-ordinator
   

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* See text for arrivals
¨See text for departures


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Councillor Saito declared a conflict of interest with respect to Staff Reports - Item 7-2a, 2006 Regional Current Budget, as a family member is employed with the Children's Services Division of the Social Services department.

Councillor Miles declared a conflict of interest with respect to Staff Reports - Item 7-2a, 2006 Regional Current Budget, as a family member is employed with the Communications Division of the Corporate Services department.

Councillor Moore declared a conflict of interest with respect to Staff Reports - Item 7-2a, 2006 Regional Current Budget, as a family member is employed with the Waste Management Division of the Public Works department.

Chair Kolb declared a conflict of interest with respect to Delegations/Presentations - Item 5d and Staff Reports - Item 7-2a, 2006 Regional Current Budget, as a family member is employed with the Peel Regional Police.

Councillor McCallion declared a conflict of interest with respect to Delegations/Presentations - Item 5d and Staff Reports - Item 7-2a, 2006 Regional Current Budget, as a family member is employed with the Peel Regional Police.


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) November 17, 2005, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on November 17, 2005, be approved.

Carried 2005-1382

b) December 1 2005, Special Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor DiMarco,
Seconded by Councillor Groves;

That the minutes of the Special Regional Council meeting held on December 1, 2005, be approved.

Carried 2005-1383

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That the agenda for the December 15, 2005 Regional Council meeting be amended to include an additional item under In Camera Matters regarding labour relations and employee negotiations;

And further, that the agenda for the December 15, 2005 Regional Council meeting be amended to include an additional staff report regarding GTA Pooling, as requested at the December 8, 2005 General Committee meeting;

And further, that the agenda for the December 15, 2005 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2005-1384

See also Resolutions 2005-1503, 2005-1515 and 2005-1516


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Peter Dundas, Director, Ambulance and Emergency Programs, and Deborah McDonald, Officer in Charge, Communications, Peel Regional Police (PRP), Presenting the Paul Schram Memorial Award - Emergency Communicator of the Year Award to Nina Gut, Emergency Communicator, Peel Regional Police

Received 2005-1385

The Paul Schram Memorial Award was presented to Nina Gut, Emergency Communicator, Peel Regional Police (PRP), for her handling of an incident at Fletcher Meadows Secondary School, Brampton. Each year, the award is presented to an Emergency Communicator who displays outstanding dedication, professionalism and achievement on the job.

b) John Magill, Chair, and Michael Fenn, CEO, Mississauga-Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), Joe McReynolds, Chair, and Mimi Lowi-Young, CEO, Central West Local Health Integration Network, Providing an Update on the Future Plans for Mississauga-Halton LHIN and Central West LHIN

Received 2005-1386

John Magill, Chair, and Michael Fenn, CEO, Mississauga-Halton Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), Joe McReynolds, Chair, and Mimi Lowi-Young, CEO, Central West Local Health Integration Network, summarized the role of the Local Health Integration Networks (LHIN) and expressed their optimism for continued good working relationships with the elected officials of Peel.

Councillor Iannicca departed at 10:30 a.m.

c) Inspector Andy Karski, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Sam Jones, Treasurer and Director of Corporate Services, Town of Caledon, Providing a High Level 2006 Budget Summary

Received 2005-1387

See also Resolutions 2005-1388 and 2005-1500

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Stewart;

Whereas the Region of Peel 2006 Current Budget estimates, as presented to Regional Council on December 8, 2005, incorporate preliminary estimates, prepared and reviewed by a joint Town/OPP/Region staff team in November, for the Ontario Provincial Police detachment serving the Town of Caledon;

And whereas, the Town of Caledon reviewed a proposed business plan for the detachment at its meeting held on December 6, 2005;

And whereas, the Town of Caledon agreed to increase the level of police service by the addition of six sworn officers, that are anticipated to cost an estimated $450,518, net of anticipated provincial grants, in fiscal 2006;

Therefore be it resolved, that the overall 2006 Net Expenditure for the Policing of Caledon be amended to reflect the additional service enhancement, from $7,524,482 to $7,975,000.

Carried 2005-1388

See also Resolutions 2005-1387 and 2005-1500

Regional Council recessed at 11:18 a.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 11:22 a.m.

Members:
E. Adams*, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco, S. Fennell, A. Groves, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, R. Paterak, M. Prentice, P. Saito, J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart
 
Members Absent:
G. Carlson, due to illness; D. Lyons, due to other municipal business; N. Iannicca


d) Chief Noel Catney, Peel Regional Police (PRP) and Fred Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Providing a High Level 2006 Budget Summary

Received 2005-1389

See also Resolutions 2005-1390 and 2005-1500

Several Members of Council acknowledged Chief Catney's accomplishments and contributions to the Peel Regional Police Force. Councillors further recognized his commitment and support to all residents of Peel and extended their best wishes upon his retirement.

Councillor Adams arrived at 11:25 a.m.

Additional Item

Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated December 14, 2005, Regarding Peel Regional Police 2006 Revised Draft Current Budget

Received 2005-1390

See also Resolutions 2005-1389 and 2005-1500

Regional Council recessed at 12:47 p.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 1:22 p.m.

Members:
E. Adams, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco¨ , S. Fennell, A. Groves, D. Lyons*, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion, G. Miles¨ , E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin¨, P. Palleschi, R. Paterak, M. Prentice¨ , P. Saito, J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart
 
Members Absent:
GG. Carlson, due to illness; N. Iannicca


6. COMMUNICATIONS

7. REPORTS

1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2005-13) meeting held on December 8, 2005


B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-255-2005:

That the agenda for the December 8, 2005, General Committee meeting be amended as follows:

  • to include, under Other Business, the Service Review presentations which were not dealt with at the December 1, 2005 Special Regional Council meeting, due to a lack of quorum;

  • to move all Items Related to Management, Section MA-F Corporate Finance - Budget, to the Other Business section of the agenda;

  • to refer Items Related to Management, Item MA-E5 to the Chief Administrative Officer;

  • to refer Items Related to Management, Item MA-G7 to the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor for a report;

  • to include an additional item regarding the Region of Peel Material Review Committee;

  • to include an additional item related to the membership of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC);

  • And further, that the agenda for the December 8, 2005, General Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2005-1391

See also Resolutions 2005-1444, 2005-1458, 2005-1467 and 2005-1474, 2005-1475 to 2005-1479 inclusive; 2005-1480 to 2005-1490 inclusive


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Glen Shipp, Treasurer, PLASP Board of Directors and Sylvia M. Leal, Chief Executive Officer, PLASP Child Care Services, Thanking the Region of Peel for its Ongoing Support of the PLASP Child Care Services Program; Presenting a Brief Update on Growth of Service throughout the Region, and; Requesting that Regional Council Continue to Recognize the Need for Further Support for Families and Continue to Urge the Province for an Equitable Share of Child Care Funding

Received 2005-1392

D2. Rae Horst, General Manager and Mike Puddister, Manager of Land & Stewardship, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and Ron Dewell, Manager of Property/Assessment and Jim Dillane, Director, Finance and Business Services, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Supporting the Proposed Region of Peel Land Securement Funding Program

Received 2005-1393

See also Resolution 2005-1394

Items Related to Planning - Item PL-A1 was brought forward.

PL-A1. Sustainable Source of Funding and Agreement for Land Securement

RECOMMENDATION GC-256-2005:

That the establishment of a "Greenlands Securement Reserve" to support the Conservation Authorities and other partners to protect, maintain and enhance the ecological quality and integrity of the Greenlands System in Peel Region by securing significant natural heritage lands, be approved;

And further, that $500,000 be transferred from the Conservation Authorities Reserve R0220 to the new Greenlands Securement Reserve;

And further, that the Greenlands Securement Reserve be financed as a component of the overall Conservation Authority Current Budget, described as "Option One" in Appendix V of the joint report of the Commissioner of Planning and Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated November 22, 2005, titled "Sustainable Source of Funding and Agreement for Land Securement", and that the amount of funding be determined through the 2006 and subsequent budget processes;

And further, that the Regional Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to approve land securement funding requests no greater than $250,000, subject to recommendation from the Land Securement Internal Review Committee, from the new "Land Securement Capital Project" funded from the Greenlands Securement Reserve;

And further, that funding for the long-term management of secured lands be included as an Operations Item in the General Levy for the Conservation Authorities, and that the source and amount of funding be determined through the 2006 and subsequent Regional budget processes;

And further, that the Land Securement Internal Review Committee continue to work with Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), and Conservation Halton (CH) to finalize a "Land Acquisition Agreement" as generally outlined in the subject report and that authority be given to the Land Securement Internal Review Committee to make changes to the form and content of the Agreement as required;

And further, that two Councillors from Council's membership on Credit Valley Conservation and Toronto and Region Conservation be appointed to the Land Securement Internal Review Committee;

And further, that a "Land Acquisition Agreement" be entered into with Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), and Conservation Halton (CH) and that the required documents be executed by the duly authorized signing officers of the Regional Corporation;

And further, that Regional staff meet with the local area municipalities and Conservation Authorities, as soon as possible, to discuss opportunities and protocols for securing locally significant lands, and include the private sector, whenever possible.

Approved 2005-1394

See also Resolution 2005-1393


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. State of the Region's Health 2005 - Focus on Overweight, Obesity and Related Health Consequences in Adults
Presentation by Dr. Hanif Kassam, Medical Officer of Health

RECOMMENDATION GC-257-2005:

That the Regional Chair write to the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and the Ontario Minister of Health Promotion to advocate for provincial legislation which would limit advertising of unhealthy foods during children's television programming, as has been done in Quebec;

And further, that the Regional Chair write to the Ontario Ministers of Health and Long-Term Care; Health Promotion; Transportation and Municipal Affairs and Housing to advocate for policies which strengthen public and active transportation options;

And further, that the Commissioner of Health, the Medical Officer of Health and the Commissioner of Planning work with the Planning Commissioners and the Commissioners of Community Services of the three area municipalities to study and make recommendations for planning policies and processes that provide greater opportunities for active living in Peel;

And further, that Health staff be requested to comment on any development applications that come to the Region for comment;

And further, that staff work in partnership with the school boards in Peel to initiate and implement programs and policies that educate and support children to eat healthy and be active.

Approved 2005-1395

HS-A2. Families First Research Evaluation Project

Received 2005-1396

HS-A3. Modification of Name and Mandate - Region of Peel Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION GC-258-2005:

That the report of the Chair of the Region of Peel Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) Advisory Committee and Acting Commissioner of Health, dated November 22, 2005, titled "Modification of Name and Mandate - Region of Peel Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) Advisory Committee", be referred to the Regional Chair;

And further, that the Region of Peel Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) Committee be dissolved.

Approved 2005-1397

HEALTH

HS-B. Business and Information Services

HS-B1. Public Health Capacity Review - Interim Report

RECOMMENDATION GC-259-2005:

That the Regional Chair write to the Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to recommend that the Peel Public Health Unit remain part of the Region of Peel corporation, with consistent boundaries, to ensure that the public health of Peel residents remains the responsibility of the elected Regional Council;

And further, that a copy of the Chair's letter be sent to all Peel area MPPs, the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Capacity Review Committee (CRC), the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), and the Association of Local Public Health Agencies (alPHa);

And further, that a copy of the report of the Acting Commissioner of Health and the Medical Officer of Health, dated November 18, 2005, titled "Public Health Capacity Review - Interim Report" be forwarded to all Regional Public Health Units in Ontario to solicit their support.

Approved 2005-1398


HS-C. Environmental Health

HS-C1. Air Quality Modelling Pilot Project

RECOMMENDATION GC-260-2005:

That the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Region of Peel and the Clean Air Partnership attached as Appendix I to the report of the Acting Commissioner of Health and the Medical Officer of Health, dated November 4, 2005, titled "Air Quality Modelling Pilot Project" be executed by the duly authorized signing officers of the Region of Peel;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the area municipalities requesting their participation in the Air Quality Modelling Pilot Project.

Approved 2005-1399

HS-C2. Greater Toronto Atmospheric Fund

RECOMMENDATION GC-261-2005:

That the Regional Chair write to the Ontario Minister of Energy, the Ontario Minister of the Environment and the Ontario Minister of Finance supporting the creation of a Greater Toronto Atmospheric Fund (GTAF) and requesting that the GTAF be placed on the list of projects for provincial-federal negotiation under the Climate Change Action Plan, Partnership Fund.

Approved 2005-1400

HS-C3. Tobacco Enforcement Activities

Received 2005-1401


HS-D. Communicable Diseases

HS-D1. Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness and Education Campaign Launch

Received 2005-1402


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-E. Children's Services

HS-E1. Best Start Network Terms of Reference and Best Start Transition Plan

RECOMMENDATION GC-262-2005:

That the Best Start Terms of Reference and Best Start Transition Plan attached as Appendix I and Appendix II to the report of the Acting Commissioner of Social Services, dated November 14, 2005, titled "Best Start Network Terms of Reference and Best Start Transition Plan", be approved;

And further, that staff be authorized to enter into contracts with service providers and school boards to create and/or operate new early learning and child care spaces, to be funded from the approved capital and annual operating budgets;

And further, that the Regional Chair write to the Minister of Children and Youth Services to recommend that the deadline for the creation of the initial 755 Best Start spaces be extended to
September 2006, or alternatively, that the capital funding envelope be expended over the three year allocation period.

Approved 2005-1403


HS-F. Ontario Works in Peel

HS-F1. Ontario Works: Qualifications of Participants

Received 2005-1404

HS-F2. Recovery of Social Assistance Overpayments

Received 2005-1405


HS-G. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-G1. Rick Williams, President, Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA), Letter dated October 25, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated June 23, 2005, Regarding Social Spending by Municipalities (Resolution 2005-750)

Received 2005-1406

HS-G2. News Release: Citizenship and Immigration Canada, dated October 31, 2005, Announcing that in 2004, Canada reached its Targeted Annual Immigration Levels for the Fifth Consecutive Year and Presenting the Minister's 2005 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration

Received 2005-1407

HS-G3. Mary Anne Chambers, Minister of Children and Youth Services, Letter dated November 2, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated September 8, 2005, Regarding the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) (Resolution 2005-1029)

Received 2005-1408

HS-G4. Sandra Pupatello, Minister of Community and Social Services, Letter dated November 4, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated September 16, 2005, Regarding the Special Diet Allowance for Social Assistance Recipients (Resolution 2005-1031)

Received 2005-1409

HS-G5. Mike Colle, Ontario Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, E-mail dated November 21, 2005, Informing of the Signing of the Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement

Referred to Social Services 2005-1410

See also Resolution 2005-1412

HS-G6. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 22, 2005, Advising that Representatives of the Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS) are calling on the Provincial Government to Fulfill its Election Promise to Invest in Better Nursing Home Care

Received 2005-1411

HS-G7. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 21, 2005, Announcing that Canada and Ontario have Signed a $920 Million Immigration Agreement which Includes a Groundbreaking Commitment to Partnership with Municipalities

Received 2005-1412

See also Resolution 2005-1410


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

Items Related to Management were dealt with under Resolutions 2005-1447 to 2005-1459 inclusive, 2005-1480 and 2005-1484 to 2005-1488 inclusive.


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

PL-A1. Sustainable Source of Funding and Agreement for Land Securement
Presentation by Nick Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1394


PL-A2. Liveable Peel: A Community Sustainability Plan to 2051

Received 2005-1413

PL-A3. Appeals of Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 16

RECOMMENDATION GC-263-2005:

That Regional staff be authorized and directed to support Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 16 at the upcoming Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing to deal with appeals made respecting Amendment Number 16 to the Regional
Official Plan for the purpose of defending the amendment, which proposes changes to the transportation network and policies of the Region of Peel;

And further, that the Ontario Municipal Board be requested to schedule such a hearing after ROPA Number 15 (Northwest Brampton) has been resolved;

And further, that staff be directed to initiate discussions with appellants to seek opportunity to resolve their concerns;

And further, that the Region of Peel retain the services of external legal counsel, if necessary, for the purpose of dealing with the appeals up to and including the hearing.

Approved 2005-1414


PL-B. Administration

PL-B1. Report of the Public Meeting held on November 17, 2005, Regarding Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 17 to the Region of Peel Official Plan (ROP)

2. OPENING OF PUBLIC MEETING

Regional Chair Kolb called the public meeting to order at 9:35 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton. He stated that the public meeting was open and was being held pursuant to Section 17 (15) of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, as amended.

Chair Kolb stated that if a person or public body does not make oral submissions regarding this amendment at this public meeting or make written submissions before this proposed Official Plan Amendment is adopted by the Regional Municipality of Peel, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) may dismiss all or part of an appeal.


3. CONFIRMATION OF NOTIFICATION

Ava Macintyre, the Acting Regional Clerk stated that Notice of the Public Meeting was given in accordance with Section 17 (15) of the Planning Act, R.S.O 1990, as amended, by publication in the following news media:

Mississauga News - October 19, 2005
Brampton Guardian - October 19, 2005
Caledon Enterprise - October 19, 2005

Further, it was noted that Notice of the Public Meeting was posted on the Regional website as of October 13, 2005 (www.peelregion.ca) and the Draft Official Plan Amendment was available to the public on the website as of October 20, 2005. In addition, notice was provided to approximately 1300 affected property owners within the study area.


4. FURTHER NOTICE REQUEST

The Regional Chair stated that if any person would like further notice of the future passage of this proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) that they should give their full name, address, postal code, and telephone number in writing at the Clerk's reception prior to leaving the meeting.


5. STAFF PRESENTATIONS

a) Andrea Warren, Planning Manager, Development Planning Services, Regarding the Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA 17), to Establish an Amended 2021 Mayfield West Rural Service Centre Boundary by Including Approximately 437 Hectares (1080 acres) of Land for Residential and Related Employment, Commercial, and Institutional Land Uses to Accommodate a Total of 7,700 to 8,300 People

Received 2005-1415

See also Resolutions 2005-1421, 2005-1426 and 2005-1505


6. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

a) Oral Submissions

b) Written Submissions

i) Stephen Townsend, Vice President, Valleywood Residents Association, Advising that the Valleywood Residents Association is Opposed to the Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 17

Received 2005-1416

ii) Robert W. Harrison, Resident, Town of Caledon, Providing his Objections to the Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 17

Received 2005-1417


7. CONCLUSION AND CLOSING OF PUBLIC MEETING

See also Resolutions 2005-1421 and 2005-1426


PL-C. Planning Policy and Research

PL-C1. Regional Official Plan Strategic Update (ROPSU): Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 13 - Environmental Mapping Update of Schedule A - Core Areas of the Greenlands System in Peel
Presentation by Arvin Prasad, Director, Planning Policy and Research

RECOMMENDATION GC-264-2005:

That Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 13 - Environmental Mapping Update of Schedule A, attached as Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated October 25, 2005, titled "Regional Official Plan Strategic Update (ROPSU): Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment 13 - Environmental Mapping Update of Schedule A - Core Areas of the Greenlands System in Peel", be approved;

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

And further, that Regional Council deems that no further public meetings are required as per the provisions of Section 17 of the Planning Act;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded for information, to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga, the Town of Caledon, Credit Valley Conservation, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Conservation Halton, municipalities adjacent to the Region of Peel, and those parties requesting notification.

Approved 2005-1418

See also Resolutions 2005-1423, 2005-1424 and 2005-1505


PL-C2. Launch of the Peel Data Centre

Received 2005-1419

PL-C3. Delegation of Regional Authority under the Municipal Act, 2001, Regarding Tree By-laws

RECOMMENDATION GC-265-2005:

That authority be delegated to pass by-laws respecting the destruction or injuring of trees in woodlands to the City of Brampton and City of Mississauga under section 135(8) of the Municipal Act, 2001, as described in the report of the Commissioner of Planning dated November 25, 2005, titled "Delegation of Regional Authority under the Municipal Act, 2001 Regarding Tree By-laws";

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

And further, that a copy of the approved by-laws be sent to the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga.

Approved 2005-1420

See also Resolution 2005-1505

Councillor Morrison stated that no delegation of authority is required for the Town of Caledon.

PL-D. Development Planning Services

PL-D1. Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 17 - Amendment to Establish the 2021 Mayfield West Rural Service Centre Boundary

RECOMMENDATION GC-266-2005:

That Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 17 - Amendment to Establish the 2021 Mayfield West Rural Service

Centre Boundary, attached as Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Planning, dated November 25, 2005, titled "Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 17 - Amendment to Establish the 2021 Mayfield West Rural Service Centre Boundary", be approved;

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

And further, that ROPA Number 17 be considered to be consistent with the 2005 Provincial Policy Statement (PPS);

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded for information to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), City of Brampton, Town of Caledon and the City of Mississauga;

And further, that Notice of Adoption of ROPA Number 17 be given in accordance with the Planning Act.

Approved 2005-1421

See also Resolutions 2005-1415 to 2005-1417 inclusive, 2005-1426 and 2005-1505

PL-E. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-E1. Report of the Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group (PAAWG) Meeting Held on August 18, 2005

Received 2005-1422

PL-E2. Carl Brawley, Planner, Glenn Schnarr and Associates Inc., Letter dated November 9, 2005, Providing Comments in Opposition to the Proposed Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 13 on behalf of 840966 Ontario Limited

Referred to Planning 2005-1423

See also Resolutions 2005-1418 and 2005-1424

PL-E3. Shalini Alleluia, Committee Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated November 12, 2005, Providing a Copy of Recommendation PDC-0109-2005, Advising that the City of Mississauga Supports the Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 13

Received 2005-1424

See also Resolutions 2005-1418 and 2005-1423

PL-E4. Denise Pratt, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated November 22, 2005, Providing a Copy of the Report titled "Bram West Secondary Plan and North West Brampton Future Urban Development"

Received 2005-1425

PL-E5. Jeffrey L. Davies, Davies Howe Partners, Letter dated November 23, 2005, Providing Support for the Application to Amend the Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 17, Mayfield West Rural Service Centre Boundary on behalf of the Kennedy Heart Lake Owners' Group

Received 2005-1426

See also Resolutions 2005-1415 to 1417 inclusive and 2005-1421

PL-E6. David Caplan, Minister of Public Infrastructure and Renewal, Letter dated November 24, 2005, Providing a Copy of the Report titled "Places to Grow, Better Choices, Brighter Future: Proposed Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe"

Referred to Planning 2005-1427

Items Related to Housing and Property were dealt with.

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HO-A1. Encroachment Agreement Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue), Owner: 1599045 Ontario Limited - City of Brampton, Ward 8

RECOMMENDATION GC-267-2005:

That the encroachment on Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) being a pylon sign, canopy overhang and concrete curb/asphalt pavement located at 2434 Steeles Avenue East and 7970 Torbram Road, City of Brampton, be permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions in the Encroachment Agreement dated October 17, 2005 between The Regional Municipality of Peel and 1599045 Ontario Limited;

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

Approved 2005-1428

See also Resolution 2005-1505

HO-A2. Encroachment Agreement Regional Road 107 (Queen Street), Owner: Eden Oak Industrial Park Inc. - City of Brampton, Ward 10

RECOMMENDATION GC-268-2005:

That the encroachment on Regional Road 107 (Queen Street) being a landscape buffer located at the southwest corner of Queen Street and Goreway Drive in the City of Brampton, be permitted in accordance with the terms and conditions in the Encroachment Agreement dated November 21, 2005 between The Regional Municipality of Peel and Eden Oak Industrial Park Inc.;

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

Approved 2005-1429

See also Resolution 2005-1505

HO-A3. Peel Youth Village - Request to Upgrade the Heating Ventilation and Air-Conditioning System

RECOMMENDATION GC-269-2005:

That the recommended air-conditioning solution for Peel Youth Village as outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living and the Acting Commissioner of Social Services, dated November 23, 2005, titled "Peel Youth Village - Request to Upgrade the Heating Ventilation and Air-Conditioning System", be approved;

And further, that Capital Project 05-5025 be established in the amount of $1,600,000 for the Peel Youth Village - Air Conditioning System;

And further, that Capital Project 04-5021 Preservation and Enhancement of Housing Stock, be redeployed to Capital Project 05-5025 in the amount of $444,099;

And further, that $800,000 be redeployed from the Social Services Cost Centre CF10108, Account 23800 to Capital Project 05-5025;

And further, that $155,000 from Housing Reserve R1160 be allocated to Capital Project 05-5025;

And further, that the balance of $201,000 funding for Capital Project 05-5025 be provided by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) Youth Fund;

And further, that document 2003-362N with Levitt Goodman Architects for architectural services at Peel Youth Village in the amount of $670,287 and document 2003-085T with Martinway Contracting for the construction of Peel Youth Village in the amount of $6,110,000 both be further amended to incorporate the air conditioning change order in accordance with the existing contracts provided they are within the approved capital budgets for the project, in the combined amount of $1,600,000, all in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001, as amended.

Approved 2005-1430


HO-B. Housing

HO-B1. Toward a New Canadian Housing Framework

Received 2005-1431

HO-B2. Identifying Returns on Investment: New Affordable Housing Built in Peel Region

RECOMMENDATION GC-270-2005:

That a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living, dated November 18, 2005, titled "Identifying Returns on Investment: New Affordable Housing Built in Peel Region", be sent to all Peel area MPs and MPPs, all Peel area candidates in the upcoming Federal Election and the Brampton Board of Trade;

And further, that staff prepare questions for Federal Election candidates regarding significant issues affecting the Region of Peel, for use by the Brampton Board of Trade at the upcoming debate which they will be hosting.

Approved 2005-1432


HO-C. Property

HO-C1. Office Systems Furniture Contract Extension for Interim Space Requirements

RECOMMENDATION GC-271-2005:

That the existing contract for Knoll Office Systems Furniture with Drechsel Business Interiors in the amount of $250,000 for the period September 1, 2004 to August 31, 2005, be amended by $15,000, and extended for the additional period of September 1, 2005 to April 30, 2006 requiring a further amendment of $100,000, for a combined total contract award of $365,000 (excluding applicable taxes);

And further, that funding for these products be provided through the Internal Client group Operating Budgets;

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

Approved 2005-1433


HO-D. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-D1. News Article: From UN-HABITAT, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Regarding the Third Session of the World Urban Forum (WUFIII) to be Hosted by the Government of Canada in Vancouver, Canada, from June 19 to 23, 2006

Received 2005-1434

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

PW-A1. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of 0.3 Metre Reserve Regional Road 5 (Derry Road) East of McLaughlin Road - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-272-2005:

That a by-law be enacted to lift a portion of the 0.3 metre (1 foot) reserve in the City of Mississauga, Ward 5, on the south side of Regional Road 5 (Derry Road) east of McLaughin Road to provide a right in/out access, 11.00 metres (36.09 feet) in width to a proposed commercial automotive section station with car wash, Petro-Canada.

Approved 2005-1435

See also Resolution 2005-1505

PW-A2. Detailed Design and Contract Administration for Intersection Improvement Works at Various Intersections on Cawthra Road, Capital Project 99-4040, Document 2000-078P - City of Mississauga, Wards 1, 3, 4 and 7

RECOMMENDATION GC-273-2005:

That the contract Document 2000-079P for detailed design and contract administration between the Region of Peel and Marshall Macklin Monaghan Limited be extended to provide additional detailed design and contract administration for various intersections on Cawthra Road, at an estimated cost of $76,145 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 99-4040, for a total commitment of $410,783 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001.

Approved 2005-1436

PW-A3. Airport Road Widening from Countryside Drive to Mayfield Road, New Bridge Structure, Engineering Services and Contract Extension, Capital Projects 01-4035 and 03-4040, Documents 2002-383P and 2004-123T - City of Brampton, Ward 10

RECOMMENDATION GC-274-2005:

That the contract Document 2002-383P for Engineering Services between the Region of Peel and Giffels Associates Limited be extended to provide engineering services for bridge design and associated utility design, at an estimated cost of $247,840 (excluding applicable taxes) under Capital Projects 01-4035 and 03-4040, for a total commitment of $1,638,840 (excluding applicable taxes) in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that the contract Document 2004-123T between the Region of Peel and Graham Bros. Construction Limited be extended in order to undertake the construction of a new bridge structure and associated utility works at an estimated cost of $2,000,000 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 01-4035 and 03-4040 for a total commitment of $21,081,161 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that authority be given to increase the contract with Giffels Associates Limited to complete the work related to any additional unforeseen project issues up to the limit of the approved budget.

Approved 2005-1437

PW-A4. Bovaird Drive Reconstruction - Highway 410 to Mississauga Road, Tender Award and Additional Funding, Capital Projects 02-4090, 04-1112 and 04-1114 - City of Brampton, Wards 1, 2 and 6

RECOMMENDATION GC-275-2005:

That the budget for Capital Project 02-4090 for the widening of Bovaird Drive from Highway 410 to Mississauga Road be increased by a total of $8,282,791 from $38,217,209 to $46,500,000, to be advanced from the 2006 Capital Budget and Forecast to be financed 86 per cent ($7,123,200) from the Regional Roads Development Charges Reserve Fund (R3505) and 14 per cent ($1,159,591) from the Road Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve (R0210), in order to provide sufficient funding to undertake the widening of Bovaird Drive, in accordance with the Financial Control By-law;

And further, that the budget for Capital Project 04-1114 for the watermain installation on Bovaird Drive from Mississauga Road to Creditview Road be increased from $2,088,450 to $2,550,000, to be advanced from the 2006 Capital Budget and Forecast to be financed 60 per cent ($276,930) from the Water Development Charges Reserve Fund (R3530) and 40 per cent ($184,620) from the Water Out of By-law Development Charges Reserve Fund (R3630), in order to undertake the installation of a new 900mm (36 inch) diameter watermain on Bovaird Drive, in accordance with the Financial Control By-law;

And further, that the contract Document 2005-546T for the widening of Bovaird Drive from Lake Louise Drive to 300m west of Mississauga Road, which includes the installation of 900mm (36 inch) and 400mm (16 inch) watermains from Mississauga Road to Creditview Road, be awarded to Graham Bros. Construction Limited, in the amount of $11,000,000 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 02-4090 ($8,485,000), 04-1114 ($2,244,000) and 04-1112 ($271,000) in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that the existing contract Document 2004-611T for the widening of Bovaird Drive from Sunforest Drive to McLaughlin Road, awarded to Pave-Al Limited, be extended in order to undertake the remediation and demolition of the gas station and associated building located at 30 Bovaird Drive West and the demolition of residential dwellings at 40, 46 and 54 Bovaird Drive East, at an estimated amount of $750,000 for a new contract total of $9,550,000 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that the existing contract Document 2003-216P for Engineering Services between the Region of Peel and UMA Engineering Ltd. be extended to provide engineering services for additional road and watermain works, at an estimated cost of $191,455 under Capital Project 02-4090, for a new contract total of $1,401,474 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that authority be given to increase the contract with UMA Engineering Ltd. to complete the work related to any additional unforeseen project issues up to the limit of the approved budget;

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

Approved 2005-1438

See also Resolutions 2005-1439, 2005-1502 and 2005-1505

RECOMMENDATION GC-276-2005:

That the Commissioner of Public Works employ a staff member to supervise the work being undertaken on the Bovaird Drive project between the hours of 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at all intersections where work is taking place;

And further, that all costs associated with the requested supervision of works be recovered from the consulting engineering firm for the project;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works report to a future meeting with information related to the responsibility for costs associated with the contamination of lands that resulted when tanks were removed from a gas station, as part of the Bovaird Drive reconstruction project;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works report to the December 15, 2005 Regional Council meeting with the rationale for the requirement in the Bovaird Drive reconstruction contract, to have Pave-Al demolish the existing gas station, instead of a demolition company;

And further, that the Acting Chief Administrative Officer work with staff from Public Works and Legal Services to improve the wording that is used in contracts with respect to project management and supervision;

And further, that the Acting Chief Administrative Officer report to a future meeting with a recommended solution to improve management of future works.

Approved 2005-1439

See also Resolutions 2005-1438 and 2005-1502

PW-B. Waste Management

PW-B1. Processed Bottom Ash Use as Daily Cover, Document 2003-337N

RECOMMENDATION GC-277-2005:

That the Region of Peel enter into a Direct Negotiation with Waste Management of Canada Corporation (WMCC) to extend the existing purchase order to utilize processed bottom ash from the Algonquin Power Energy-from-Waste Facility as daily cover at the Petrolia Sanitary Landfill Site, and to transport the processed bottom ash to the Petrolia Sanitary Landfill Site from the Algonquin Power Energy-from-Waste Facility for a period commencing June 1, 2005 and terminating June 30, 2007, at a combined estimated cost to the Region of Peel of approximately $3.41 million (excluding applicable taxes), under Document 2003-337N, pursuant to Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

And further, that staff be authorized to increase or extend for similar services where actuals exceed estimates, to the limit of the approved budget;

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

Approved 2005-1440

PW-B2. Contract for Processing Mixed Broken Glass, Document 2005-673P

RECOMMENDATION GC-278-2005:

That staff be authorized to award the Request for Proposals for Provision of Processing Capacity for Mixed Broken Glass (Region reference Document 2005-673P) to Unical-Gaudreau Group, based on the terms of the cooperative Request for Proposals for the Provision of Processing Capacity for Mixed Broken Glass issued by Stewardship Ontario on March 8, 2005, for a term of seven years plus three optional one year extensions at an estimated cost of $1.25 million (excluding applicable taxes), under Cost Centre WW70210, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001;

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

Approved 2005-1441

PW-B3. Single Stream Recycling in the Town of Caledon, Document 2005-076N

RECOMMENDATION GC-279-2005:

That Sandhill Disposal and Recycling Inc. be directed to begin collecting single stream recyclable material in the Town of Caledon for delivery to the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility effective January 3, 2006;

And further, that the collection of single stream recyclable material be performed at the unit price of $162.00 per tonne, subject to an adjustment for variations in fuel pricing, commencing January 3, 2006 and ending March 31, 2016;

And further, that staff be authorized to increase or extend for similar services where actuals exceed estimates to the limit of the approved budget.

Approved 2005-1442

PW-B4. Tipping Fees for Recyclables and Organics at Regional Processing Facilities

RECOMMENDATION GC-280-2005:

That the Commissioner of Public Works be authorized to establish variable tipping fees at the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility and at the Caledon Waste Management Facility for receipt of blue and grey box recyclable material and organic waste from third parties, on a system cost recovery basis, with such fees varying according to the quality and composition of the received material.

Approved 2005-1443

Additional Item: PW-B5

PW-B5. Region of Peel Material Review Committee (Oral)

RECOMMENDATION GC-281-2005:

That the Commissioner of Public Works report on the history and parameters of the Materials Review Committee;

And further, that the subject report include a comparison to similar committees in other municipalities;

And further, that the subject report include the current composition of the Committee and the feasibility of council membership on the committee.

Approved 2005-1444

See also Resolution 2005-1391


PW-C. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-C1. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 15, 2005, Advising of the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) Process for Consultation on Environmental Penalties Regulations

Referred to Public Works 2005-1445

PW-C2. New Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 16, 2005, Advising of Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Under the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) New Water Taking and Transfer Regulation

Referred to Public Works 2005-1446


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

These items were dealt with under Resolutions 2005-1428 to 2005-1434 inclusive


Items Related to Management were dealt with.

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A. Ambulance and Emergency Services

MA-A1. Regional Fire Coordinator - Continuation of Position

RECOMMENDATION GC-282-2005:

That the position of Regional Fire Coordinator be continued pursuant to the mandate of the Regional Corporation under the Emergency Management Act R.S.O. 1990 c E.9, as amended, and its powers as a natural person under the Municipal Act, 2001 to appoint such officers and employees as it deems necessary;

And further, that Regional Policy G10-02, as approved by Resolution 97-426, which sets out the requirements of the position of Regional Fire Coordinator, be repealed and the following requirements related to the position be adopted:

1. The position of Fire Coordinator be rotated annually among the Fire Chiefs of the area municipalities of the Region;

2. The two Fire Chiefs not currently serving as Fire Coordinator shall be appointed Deputy Fire Coordinators;

3. The Regional Fire Coordinator is responsible for maintaining a Regional Fire Services Emergency Plan to coordinate the activities of the fire services of the Region in response to serious fires and other emergency situations in accordance with the Region of Peel Emergency Management Program and for reporting to Council annually on the status of Regional Fire Coordination and activities undertaken during the previous year;

4. The coordination of appointments and the submission of an annual budget relating to Regional Fire Coordination activities shall be the responsibility of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor;

5. Unless otherwise directed by Regional Council, the annual honorarium paid to area municipal Fire Chiefs for Regional Fire activities shall be as follows:

(a) Regional Fire Coordinator: $2,500
(b) Deputy Fire Coordinators: $750 (each); and

6. No Regional benefits shall be paid to, or on behalf of, the Fire Coordinator and the Deputy Fire Coordinators.

Approved 2005-1447

MA-B. Clerk's

MA-B1. Report of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Liaison Committee (GTAA-2005-2) meeting held on November 17, 2005

A quorum of voting members was not present, and in accordance with section III-4(f) of the Region of Peel Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Liaison Committee received information.

3. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

5. REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS

a. Update from the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) on the Management and Operation of Toronto Pearson International Airport (TPIA) (Oral), Presentation by Steve Shaw, Vice-President of Corporate Affairs and Lorrie McKee, General Manager, Government Affairs; Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA)

Received 2005-1448

6. COMMUNICATIONS

7. IN CAMERA MATTERS

8. NEXT MEETING DATE

As a quorum of voting members was not achieved and as all business had been reviewed, in accordance with Section III-4(f) of the Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, the meeting stood adjourned at 9:10 a.m.


PEOPLE, INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

MA-C. Human Resources

MA-C1. Consulting Services - Executive Search for Chief Administrative Officer

RECOMMENDATION GC-283-2005:

That Document 2005-612P for Consulting Services, Executive Search for Chief Administrative Officer, be awarded to Ray & Berndtson Inc. in the estimated amount of $40,000 (excluding applicable taxes) in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001, as amended;

And further, that staff be authorized to increase and/or extend the contract for similar requirements to the limits allowed by the budget.

Approved 2005-1449


FINANCE

MA-D. Financial Services

MA-D1. Proposed Deferred Waterworks Rate for 301 King Street, Terra Cotta - Local Improvement Constructed Under the Municipal Act, Project 94-1130 - Town of Caledon, Ward 2

RECOMMENDATION GC-284-2005:

That the waterworks rate imposed for the construction of a watermain in Terra Cotta be deferred for the property at 301 King Street, Terra Cotta, in the Town of Caledon, Project 94-1130;

And further, that the deferred charge of $2,074 be financed from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve (R0241);

And further, that the charges that have been collected to date in the amount of $667.95 be refunded to the property owner from the current cost centre NP10201;

And further, that the deferred charge become due and payable at the time of connection to the watermain;

And further, that a by-law to amend By-law 29-95 reflecting the deferred rate be presented to Regional Council;

And further, that staff be authorized to take all necessary steps to implement the deferred charge.

Approved 2005-1450

See also Resolution 2005-1505

MA-D2. Proposed Deferred Waterworks Rate for 60 Victoria Street and 7780 Creditview Road - Local Improvement Constructed Under the Municipal Act, Project 96-1010, in the Village of Churchville - City of Brampton, Ward 6

RECOMMENDATION GC-285-2005:

That the waterworks rate imposed for the construction of watermains in the Village of Churchville be deferred for the property at 60 Victoria Street, Brampton and the property at 7780 Creditview Road, Brampton, in the Village of Churchville, Project 96-1010;

And further, that the deferred charge of $7,818.60 be financed from the Water Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve (R0241);

And further, that the deferred charge become due and payable at the time of connection to the watermain;

And further, that By-law 53-2000 be amended to reflect the deferred rate;

And further, that staff be authorized to take all necessary steps to implement the deferred charge.

Approved 2005-1451

See also Resolution 2005-1505

MA-D3. Imposing a Waterworks Rate Under the Local Improvement Act - Projects 01-2030, 02-2710 and 02-2720

RECOMMENDATION GC-286-2005:

That the imposition of a waterworks rate upon the owners or occupants of land who derive or may derive a benefit from the construction of Projects 01-2030, 02-2710 and 02-2720 in the City of Mississauga, be authorized;

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

Approved 2005-1452

See also Resolution 2005-1505

MA-D4. Imposing a Waterworks Rate Under the Municipal Act - Local Improvement Projects 01-1375 and 01-1385

RECOMMENDATION GC-287-2005:

That the imposition of a waterworks rate upon the owners or occupants of land who derive or may derive a benefit from the construction of Projects 01-1375 and 01-1385 in the Town of Caledon and the City of Brampton, be authorized;

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

Approved 2005-1453

See also Resolution 2005-1505


MA-E. Corporate Finance

MA-E1. Transfer of Growth Funds to William Osler Health Centre

Received 2005-1454

MA-E2. Proposal for the Provision of Banking Services

RECOMMENDATION GC-288-2005:

That Document 2005-180P for the Provision of Banking Services be awarded to RBC Financial Group for Cash Management Services in the estimated amount of $128,215 for a five-year period commencing January 1, 2006 and expiring on December 31, 2010 and a contract for Custody Services in the estimated amount of $60,745 for a three-year period commencing January 1, 2006 and expiring on December 31, 2008 being the most cost-effective solution in accordance with Purchasing By-law 62-2001, as amended;

And further, that authority be given to increase/extend this contract for similar requirements to the limit of the clients approved program operating budgets for banking services where actual annual requirements exceed the estimates;

And further, that approval be granted to extend the contract for Custody Services for two additional 12 month periods, based on satisfactory service, performance, and pricing, in an amount not to exceed the approved operating budget for the Treasury section for custody services for each optional year.

Approved 2005-1455

MA-E3. Bill 21, "Energy Conservation Responsibility Act, 2005"

Received 2005-1456

MA-E4. GO Transit Funding - Update

RECOMMENDATION GC-289-2005:

That the Province be requested to take immediate action to resolve the municipal concerns outlined in the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated November 16, 2005, titled "GO Transit Funding - Update" that affect the municipal funding contribution to the GO Transit 10-year Capital Growth Budget;


And further, that the revised Region of Peel contribution to the 10-year GO Transit Capital Growth Budget for 2006, estimated at $16.5 million, which is to be funded from Development Charges Reserve ($6.6 million - R3510) and the GO Transit Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve ($9.9 million - R1211) subject to final approval of the 2006 Budget, be approved in principle;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be sent to the Ministry of Transportation, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the Regions of Durham, Halton and York and the Cities of Hamilton and Toronto, for their consideration.

Approved 2005-1457

MA-E5. Preliminary Review of Application of the Region of Peel's Allocation of Federal Gas Tax Funding

Referred to the Chief Administrative Officer 2005-1458

See also Resolution 2005-1391

MA-E6. Authority to Execute the Municipal Funding Agreement with AMO and Establish a Reserve Fund for Federal Gas Tax Funds

RECOMMENDATION GC-290-2005:

That the Regional Chair and Regional Clerk be authorized to execute the Municipal Funding Agreement (MFA) for the transfer of federal gas tax revenues under the New Deal for Cities and Communities with the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) in order to allow AMO to release the federal gas tax funds allocated to the Region of Peel;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be authorized to establish a dedicated federal gas tax reserve fund account in order to allow the Region of Peel to effectively administer the federal gas tax funds;

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

Approved 2005-1459

See also Resolution 2005-1505


MA-F. Corporate Finance - Budget

MA-F1. Current and Capital Budget Overview (Oral)
Presentation by David Szwarc, Acting Chief Administrative Officer and Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1480

MA-F2. 2006 Regional Current Budget

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1484

MA-F3. 2006 Capital Budget and 2007 to 2015 Capital Forecast

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1485

MA-F4. Amendment of Water, Wastewater (Sewer) and Waste Management Systems Fees and Charges

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1486

MA-F5. Amendments to User Fees and Charges

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1487

MA-F6. 2006 Property Tax Supported Operating Budget Estimates - Special Purpose Bodies and Non-Program

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1488


MA-G. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-G1. Robert W. Runciman, MPP, Leeds-Grenville, Transcript from the 38th Parliament of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, dated October 18, 2005, titled "MPP Runciman Responds to Throne Speech"

Received 2005-1460

MA-G2. Harinder Takhar, MPP, Mississauga Centre, Letter dated October 28, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb Regarding the Exemption of "Ambulance Workers" from the Meal Break Provision under the Employment Standards Act (Resolution 2005-1171)

Received 2005-1461

See also Resolution 2005-1471

MA-G3. Bill Fisch, Regional Chair and CEO, York Region, Letter dated October 31, 2005, Supporting the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) Response to the Consultation Paper titled "The Funding of Jointly-Sponsored Defined Benefit Pension Plans" issued by the Ministry of Finance on August 21, 2005

Received 2005-1462

See also Resolutions 2005-1469 and 2005-1472

MA-G4. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 3, 2005, Providing a Status Report on the Canada-Ontario-Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (COMRIF)

Received 2005-1463

MA-G5. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 4, 2005, Providing Links to the AMO Original Submission and a Presentation made by Roger Anderson, AMO President, to the House of Commons' Standing Committee on Finance

Received 2005-1464

MA-G6. Debbie Zimmerman, Chair, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Board of Directors, Letter dated November 4, 2005, Providing an Update on the 2005 Assessment Notices Sent to Ontario Property Owners, the Subsequent Investigation by Ombudsman André Marin, and the Opportunity for Public Information Sessions or Presentations to Explain the Process

Received 2005-1465

MA-G7. Douglas A. Love, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Letter dated November 8, 2005, Requesting that the Region of Peel provide a list of Three Eligible and Qualified Nominees of which one will be Selected by the GTAA Board of Directors for Appointment to the GTAA Board

Received 2005-1466

See also Resolutions 2005-1467 and 2005-1501

RECOMMENDATION GC-291-2005:

That the correspondence from Douglas A. Love, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, dated November 8, 2005, be referred to the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor for report to the December 15, 2005 Regional Council meeting;

And further, that staff be directed to begin the process for seeking applications for nomination.

Approved 2005-1467

See also Resolutions 2005-1466, 2005-1391 and 2005-1501

MA-G8. Janet McDougald, Chair, Peel District School Board, Letter dated November 9, 2005 to Gerald Kennedy, Minister of Education, Requesting a Review of the Formula Utilized to Determine the Number of Trustees for School Boards as a Result of Unprecedented Growth in the Region of Peel

Received 2005-1468

MA-G9. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 15, 2005, Providing a Link to the AMO Presentation to the Standing Committee on Bill 206 and Strongly Encouraging Municipal Governments to make a Written Submission to the Committee

Received 2005-1469

See also Resolutions 2005-1462 and 2005-1472

MA-G10. Kathy Stranks, Supervisor, Board Member Services, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated November 15, 2005, Attaching the TRCA Meeting Schedule for 2006-2007

Received 2005-1470

MA-G11. Steve Peters, Minister of Labour, Letter dated November 16, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb Regarding the Exemption of "Ambulance Workers" from the Meal Break Provision under the Employment Standards Act (Resolution 2005-1171)

Received 2005-1471

See also Resolution 2005-1461

MA-G12. Leonard J. Mikulich, City Clerk, Brampton, Letter dated November 17, 2005, Attaching a Brampton Resolution Regarding the Proposed Provincial Legislation - Bill 206, "An Act to Revise the Ontario Government Municipal Retirement System Act"

Received 2005-1472

See also Resolutions 2005-1462 and 2005-1469

MA-G13. Joanne McPhail, Acting Manager, Organizational Development, Peel Regional Police, Letter dated November, 2005, Enclosing a Copy of the Peel Regional Police Strategic Plan 2005-2007

Received 2005-1473

ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

These items were dealt with under Resolutions 2005-1428 to 2005-1434 inclusive


F. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item: F-c) was dealt with.

c) Membership of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee

RECOMMENDATION GC-292-2005:

That the resignation of Councillor Saito from the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) effective December 31, 2005, be accepted;

And further, that Councillor Carlson be appointed as the Mississauga Regional Councillor to serve on the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) for a term commencing January 1, 2006 until November 30, 2006, or until a successor is appointed.

Approved 2005-1474

See also Resolution 2005-1391


a) Housing and Property Department

i) Housing Policy and Programs
Presentation by Keith Ward, Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager of Peel Living and Bruce Hynes, Director of Policy and Programs

Received 2005-1475

See also Resolution 2005-1391

ii) Heritage
Presentation by Keith Ward, Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager of Peel Living and Bruce Hynes, Director of Policy and Programs.

Received 2005-1476

See also Resolution 2005-1391

RECOMMENDATION GC-293-2005:

That staff be directed to include the two service reduction options as identified in the Housing and Property Service Review, in the 2006 Budget.

Approved 2005-1477

The motion carried and was subsequently reconsidered later in the meeting under Resolution 2005-1490

See also Resolutions 2005-1391 and 2005-1489


b) Internal Support
Presentation by David Szwarc, Acting Chief Administrative Officer

Received 2005-1478

RECOMMENDATION GC-294-2005:

That staff be directed to include the three service reductions identified in the Internal Support Service Review, in the 2006 Budget.

Approved 2005-1479

See also Resolutions 2005-1391 and 2005-1500

Additional Item F-c

c) Membership of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1474


Items Related to Management - Section MA-F. Corporate Finance - Budget were dealt with.

MA-F. Corporate Finance - Budget

MA-F1. Current and Capital Budget Overview (Oral)
Presentation by David Szwarc, Acting Chief Administrative Officer and Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance

Received 2005-1480

See also Resolution 2005-1391


Rules of Procedure Waived

RECOMMENDATION GC-295-2005:

That in accordance with Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, Section III-2(i), be waived in order that the December 8, 2005 General Committee meeting continue past 3:30 p.m.

Approved 2005-1481


RECOMMENDATION GC-296-2005:

That staff be directed to remove the projected increase to Pooling in the 2006 Budget;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance write a letter to the Province to advise them of Council's decision.

Approved 2005-1482

See also Resolution 2005-1500


RECOMMENDATION GC-297-2005:

That representatives from the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and Conservation Halton (CH), be notified that budget presentations scheduled for the December 15, 2005 Regional Council meeting are no longer required.

Approved 2005-1483

MA-F2. 2006 Regional Current Budget

Referred to the December 15, Regional Council meeting 2005 2005-1484

MA-F3. 2006 Capital Budget and 2007 to 2015 Capital Forecast

Referred to the December 15, Regional Council meeting 2005-1485

MA-F4. Amendment of Water, Wastewater (Sewer) and Waste Management Systems Fees and Charges

Referred to the December 15, Regional Council meeting 2005-1486

MA-F5. Amendments to User Fees and Charges

Referred to the December 15, Regional Council meeting 2005-1487

MA-F6. 2006 Property Tax Supported Operating Budget Estimates - Special Purpose Bodies and Non-Program

Referred to the December 15, Regional Council meeting 2005-1488


RECOMMENDATION GC-298-2005:

That recommendation GC-293-2005 be reconsidered.

Approved 2005-1489

See also Resolutions 2005-1477 and 2005-1490

The motion to reconsider was passed by a two-thirds vote.

RECOMMENDATION GC-299-2005:

That staff be directed to exclude the two service reduction options as identified in the Housing and Property Service Review, from the 2006 Budget.

Approved 2005-1490

See also Resolutions 2005-1477, 2005-1489 and 2005-1500


b) Report of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2005-6) meeting held on December 8, 2005

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-8-2005:

That the agenda for the December 8, 2005, Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2005-1491


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS


4. REPORTS

a) Peel Regional Police Computer Services, Information Technology Procurement Practices

Received 2005-1492

b) KPMG Audit Planning Report for the Year Ending December 31, 2005

Received 2005-1493

c) KPMG 2004 Management Letter for Peel Housing Corporation

Received 2005-1494

d) Current Status of Actions Taken as a Result of the 2003 and 2004 External Audit Management Letters

Received 2005-1495


5. COMMUNICATIONS


2. Staff Reports

a) 2006 Regional Current Budget

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2005-1500

b) 2006 Capital Budget and 2007 to 2015 Capital Forecast

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

That the 2006 Capital Budget for the Property Tax and Utility Rate Supported Programs totaling $452,429,000 as set out in Appendix I of the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated November 24, 2005, titled "2006 Capital Budget and 2007 to 2015 Capital Forecast" be approved and projects identified with an "A" for approved funding status be authorized to proceed in accordance with the Financial Control By-law;

And further, that the Consolidated 10 year Capital Plan totaling $3,056,050,000 as summarized in Appendix II of the subject report be approved in principle, for planning purposes;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be directed to implement the necessary workplan to update the general Development Charges By-law for the Region of Peel;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be authorized to transfer $17 million from GO Transit Capital Stabilization Reserve R1211 to Roads Capital Stabilization Reserve R0210.

Carried 2005-1496


Councillor Lyons arrived at 1:28 p.m.

c) Amendment of Water, Wastewater (Sewer) and Waste Management Systems Fees and Charges

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the User Fees and Charges as generally outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works and the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated November 18, 2005, titled "Amendment of Water, Wastewater (Sewer) and Waste Management Systems Fees and Charges", be approved;

And further, that the necessary by-laws be presented to Regional Council for enactment imposing the water consumption rate, the wastewater (sewer) system fees and charges and the waste management systems fees and charges as described in the subject report;

And further, that the water and wastewater rates as outlined in the subject report take effect on all water bills rendered on or after April 1, 2006;

And further, that the waste management system fees and charges and the sewer surcharge rate and sewer waste disposal charge, as described in the subject report, take effect on the day the subject fees by-laws are passed;

And further, that the necessary by-laws be presented to Regional Council for third reading in 2006.

Carried 2005-1497

d) Amendments to User Fees and Charges

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That the user fees and charges proposed in Appendix I and Appendix II to the report of the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated December 1, 2005, titled "Amendments to User Fees and Charges" be approved;

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

And further, that the user fees and charges in "Schedule A" take effect on January 1, 2006.

Carried 2005-1498

See also Resolution 2005-1505

e) 2006 Property Tax Supported Operating Budget Estimates - Special Purpose Bodies and Non-Program

Received 2005-1499

Item 7-2a was dealt with.

a) 2006 Regional Current Budget

Moved by Councillor Stewart,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

Whereas Regional Council has reviewed a report titled "2006 Regional Current Budget", at its meeting held on December 8, 2005;

And whereas, Council's Service Review of the Housing Department identified a further $1,000,000 reduction to the Contribution to New Housing Capital Reserve;

And whereas, Council's Service Review of the Internal Support Services identified further reductions of $170,000 to the Finance Department and $200,000 to the People, Information and Technology Department;

And whereas, Council has determined that it will hold the line of the tax impact resulting from the unfair downloading of Pooling costs by reducing the staff recommendation by $2,885,000; so that the 2006 impact of Pooling on the Peel property tax base will remain at the 2005 level of $59,115,000;

And whereas, the OPP budget has been enhanced through the addition of six sworn officers, including four which will receive support from the newly announced provincial S.C.O.O.P. subsidy program, and requires a gross increase of $550,518 and a net increase of $450,518, for a revised total net budget of $7,975,000;

And whereas, the Peel Regional Budget will benefit from an incremental subsidy, from the S.C.O.O.P. initiative, of $1,429,839;

Therefore be it resolved, that the 2006 Current Budget be approved at a revised value of $1,186,092,197, as set out in Appendix I of the aforementioned report, as amended by the above noted Council directed reductions;

And further, that the appropriate by-law be brought forward in order to apportion the $637,087,869 net levy funding required, for a new tax rate impact of 3.3 percent;

And further, that the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance be authorized to carry out any necessary technical adjustments and present the necessary levy by-law to Council.

Carried 2005-1500

See also Resolutions 2005-1388, 2005-1389, 2005-1390, 2005-1479, 2005-1482 and 2005-1490

f) Appointment of Region of Peel Nominees to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Board of Directors

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Prentice;

Whereas, the Region of Peel received a request from the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Board of Directors (the Board) to provide a list of three names of eligible nominees for consideration of appointment to a single available position on the Board by January 27, 2006;

And whereas, the Region of Peel is no longer able to effectively appoint a member to the Board, rather the Board is required only to consider the list of three nominees presented by the Region of Peel;

And whereas, the existing selection process of the Region of Peel involves a lengthy interview and selection process;

And whereas, Regional Council has directed that advertisements for applicants be published in accordance with the existing GTAA candidate selection and nomination process and an application deadline of January 10, 2006 will be set;

Therefore, it is recommended that the GTAA Liaison Committee or designates meet to review applications and select three names;

And further, that the GTAA Liaison Committee or designates report to the first Regional Council meeting of the New Year, scheduled for January 26, 2006, with a list of three names for consideration and approval;

And further, that formal interviews may be dispensed with at the discretion of the members of the GTAA Liaison Committee in order to meet the strict timelines imposed by the Board.

Carried 2005-1501

See also Resolutions 2005-1466 and 2005-1467

Councillor Miles departed at 1:52 p.m.

g) Bovaird Drive Reconstruction Update (Oral)
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works

Received 2005-1502

See also Resolutions 2005-1438 and 2005-1439

Councillor Mullin departed at 2:15 p.m.
Councillor DiMarco departed at 2:26 p.m.
Councillor Prentice departed at 2:38 p.m.

Additional Item - Item 7-2h:

h) GTA Pooling

Received 2005-1503

See also Resolution 2005-1384

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Lyons;

That By-law 115-2005 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council to this point of the meeting held on December 15, 2005, 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 Deputy Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2005-1504


8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings

By-law 92-2005: A by-law to defer the waterworks rate imposed for the construction of watermains in Cheltenham and Terra Cotta for the property at 301 King Street, Terra Cotta, in the Town of Caledon, and to amend By-law 29-95.

By-law 93-2005: A by-law to defer the waterworks rate imposed for the construction of watermains in the Village of Churchville for the property at 60 Victoria Street, Brampton and 7780 Creditview Road, Brampton, in the Village of Churchville, and to amend By-law 53-2000.

By-law 95-2005: A by-law to amend By-law 54-1999, as amended by By-law 61-2001, being a by-law to govern the calling, place, and proceedings of the meetings of Council and its committees and the conduct of their members.

By-law 97-2005: A by-law to authorize the execution of the Municipal Funding Agreement with the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (referred to herein as "AMO") which will allow AMO to release the federal gas tax funding to the Region of Peel under the Agreement for the Transfer of Federal Gas Tax Revenues Under the New Deal for Cities and Communities.

By-law 98-2005: A by-law to authorize the establishment of a reserve fund for the receipt of federal gas tax funds under the Municipal Funding Agreement For The Transfer of Federal Gas Tax Revenues Under The New Deal For Cities and Communities (referred to herein as "MFA") with the Association of Municipalities Ontario (referred to herein as "AMO").

By-law 99-2005: A by-law to provide for the Regional Corporation's consent to permit an encroachment onto parts of Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) in the City of Brampton.

By-law 101-2005: A by-law to provide for the Regional Corporation's consent to permit an encroachment onto parts of Regional Road 107 (Queen Street) in the City of Brampton.

By-law 102-2005: A by-law to amend By-law 135-2004, titled the "Amended User Fees and Charges By-law, 2005".

By-law 104-2005: A by-law to authorize the construction of a watermain on Mississauga Road from the existing watermain located at the intersection of Mississauga Road and Sevenoaks Drive north to 2725 Mississauga Road, in the City of Mississauga as a local improvement.

By-law 105-2005: A by-law to delegate to the City of Brampton all power to pass a by-law respecting the destruction or injuring of trees in woodlands, within the jurisdictional boundaries of the City of Brampton.

By-law 106-2005: A by-law to delegate to the City of Mississauga all power to pass a by-law respecting the destruction or injuring of trees in woodlands, within the jurisdictional boundaries of the City of Mississauga.

By-law 108-2005: A by-law to authorize the construction of a watermain on Mayfield Road, in the Town of Caledon.

By-law 109-2005: A by-law to authorize the construction of a watermain on Mayfield Road from house Number 8664 to House Number 8782, in the Town of Caledon and the City of Brampton.

By-law 110-2005: A by-law to authorize the construction of a sanitary sewer on Bianco Lane, in the City of Mississauga, Ward 5.

By-law 111-2005: A by-law to authorize the construction of a sanitary sewer on Old Creditview Road, in the City of Mississauga, Ward 6.

By-law 112-2005: A by-law to authorize the construction of a sanitary sewer on Cawthra Road, in the City of Mississauga, Ward 4.

By-law 113-2005: A by-law to adopt Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 17 being an amendment to establish the 2021 Mayfield West Rural Service Centre Boundary.

By-law 114-2005: A by-law to adopt Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 13 being an amendment to Schedule A - Core Areas of the Greenlands System in Peel, to provide a more accurate illustration of the areas to which the Region of Peel Greenlands Core Areas policies apply.

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 92-2005, 93-2005, 95-2005, 97-2005 to 102-2005 inclusive, 104-2005 to 106-2005 inclusive, and 108-2005 to 114-2005 inclusive be given the required amount of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Deputy Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2005-1505

See also Resolutions 2005-1418, 2005-1420, 2005-1421, 2005-1428, 2005-1429, 2005-1450 to 2005-1453 inclusive, 2005-1459 and 2005-1498


9. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item - Item 9a:

a) Pond Hockey Event in the Town of Caledon (Oral)

Received 2005-1506

Councillor Morrison challenged Members of Council to enter teams in the Canadian Pond Hockey Tournament, to be hosted by Paul Coffey at the Royal Ambassador, in the Town of Caledon from February 10 to 12, 2006.


10. NOTICES OF MOTION


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

1. General Committee

a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2005-13) meeting held on December 8, 2005

G1. Labour relations or employee negotiations

RECOMMENDATION GC-293-2005:

That the Memorandum of Settlement for the contract negotiated by the Regional Municipality of Peel and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and its Local 966 representing employees in the Malton Village Long-Term Care Centre, be ratified;

And further, that the Acting Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to implement the terms and provisions as negotiated;

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

Approved 2005-1507

G2. Labour relations or employee negotiations

RECOMMENDATION GC-294-2005:

That the Memorandum of Settlement for the contract renewal negotiated by the Regional Municipality of Peel and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and its Local 966 representing employees in the Peel Manor Long-Term Care Centre, be ratified;

And further, that the Acting Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to implement the terms and provisions as negotiated;

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

Approved 2005-1508

G3. Labour relations or employee negotiations

RECOMMENDATION GC-295-2005:

That the Memorandum of Settlement for the contract renewal negotiated by the Regional Municipality of Peel and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and its Local 966 representing employees in the Sheridan Villa Long-Term Care Centre, be ratified;

And further, that the Acting Chief Administrative Officer be authorized to implement the terms and provisions as negotiated;

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

Approved 2005-1509

G4. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

RECOMMENDATION GC-296-2005:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the expansion of the Caledon East Well Number 4 and Pumping Station, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Block A, Registered Plan M-55, Town of Caledon, Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-30234 and for the acquisition of the permanent easement interest in the lands described as Part of Block A, Registered Plan M-55, Town of Caledon, Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 3 on Reference Plan 43R-5223 for the purpose of removing the registered easement interest from lands owned by The Regional Municipality of Peel;

And further, that the necessary by-law and Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

And further, that following service and publication of the Notice of Application for Approval to Expropriate Land, the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land and recommendation of any inquiry be reported to Council for its decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2005-1510

See also Resolution 2005-1517

G5. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

RECOMMENDATION GC-297-2005:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel, as Tenant, enter into a Lease Renewal Agreement for approximately 15,575 square feet (1446.96 square metres) of rentable space at a facility in the City of Mississauga;

And further, that the funds for and associated with the Lease Renewal Agreement be provided from Cost Centre PA20200 and Account 23904;
And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to execute all necessary notices and other documents to register Notice of Lease.

Approved 2005-1511

G6. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

RECOMMENDATION GC-298-2005:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel, as Tenant, enter into an Offer to Lease Agreement with Northspring Properties Inc., as Landlord, for approximately 264.77 square metres (2,850 square feet) of combined garage and storage space at 170 Wilkinson Road, Unit 13, City of Brampton;

And further, that the funds for and associated with the Offer to Lease Agreement be provided from Peel Regional Police Capital Cost Centre 998011 and Account 23800;

And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be authorized to execute all necessary notices and other documents to register Notice of Lease.

Approved 2005-1512

G7. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

RECOMMENDATION GC-299-2005:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel, as Subtenant, enter into a Sublease Agreement with Ingram-Micro Logistics LP, as Sublandlord, for approximately 2,101.47 square metres (22,620 square feet) of space at 55 Standish Court, City of Mississauga;

And further, that the funds for and associated with the lease costs and project start-up costs of up to $200,000 be provided from Cost Centre HA00010 Account Number 23904 and that the funds for leasehold improvements of up to $375,000 be provided under Capital Project 06-5306 pending approval of the 2006 Capital Budget;

And further, that the Office of the Regional Solicitor be

authorized to execute all necessary notices and other documents to register Notice of Lease.

Approved 2005-1513

G8. Labour relations or employee negotiations

RECOMMENDATION GC-300-2005:

That the implementation of the 2006 Salary Pay Band Increases and Pay for Performance program as outlined in the joint In Camera report of the Commissioner of People, Information and Technology and the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, dated November 25, 2005, titled "2006 Salary Pay Band Increases and Pay for Performance Program for Non-Bargaining Employees and Members of Council" be authorized.

Approved 2005-1514


2. COMMUNICATIONS

Additional Item - Item 11-2a:

a) Labour relations or employee negotiations

Received 2005-1515

See also Resolutions 2005-1384 and 2005-1516

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the correspondence received from Councillor Saito be referred to the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor for a report to the January 19, 2006 General Committee meeting.

Carried 2005-1516

See also Resolutions 2005-1384 and 2005-1515

11A. BY-LAW RELATING TO IN CAMERA MATTERS

Three Readings

By-law 100-2005: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Block A, Registered Plan M-55, in the Town of Caledon, Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 1 on Reference Plan 43R-30234 and Part 3 on Reference Plan 43R-5223.

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That the by-law relating to the In Camera item, Item G4, being By-law 100-2005, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Chair and the Deputy Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2005-1517

See also Resolution 2005-1510


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Groves;

That By-law 107-2005 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on December 15, 2005, 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 Deputy Clerk, and that the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2005-1518


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 2:45 p.m.



 

A. Macintyre
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Deputy Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair