June 4, 2009 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
 
7.1a)
Report of the General Committee (GC-2009-6) meeting held on May 28, 2009
 
8. By-laws
9. Other Business
10. Notices of Motion
11. In Camera Matters
 
11.1a)
In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2009-6) meeting held on May 28, 2009
12. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
13. Adjournment


THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
June 4, 2009

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:35 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor McFadden recited the prayer.

Members:

E. Adams; G. Carlson; C. Corbasson; G. Gibson; A. Groves; N. Iannicca; E. Kolb; K. Mahoney; S. McFadden; G. Miles; E. Moore; P. Palleschi; R. Paterak; P. Saito; J. Sanderson; J. Sprovieri; A. Thompson; R. Whitehead

Members Absent:

F. Dale, due to other municipal business; S. Fennell, due to other municipal business; H. McCallion, due to other municipal business; M. Morrison, due to other municipal business; P. Mullin, due to other municipal business; C. Parrish, due to a personal matter; M. Prentice, due to other municipal business

Also Present:

D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services; D. Labrecque, Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services; N. Trim, Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services; J. Menard, Acting Commissioner of Human Services; J. Smith, Commissioner of Health Services; P. O’Connor, Regional Solicitor and Director, Legal and Risk Management; J. Payne, Deputy Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialis

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2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) May 14 , 2009, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Corbasson,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on May 14, 2009 be approved.

Carried 2009-584


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Adams,
Seconded by Councillor Gibson;

That the agenda for the June 4, 2009 Regional Council meeting be amended to include an additional communication from the Premier of Ontario, thanking Regional Chair Kolb for his correspondence supporting the Provincial Poverty Reduction Strategy, to be dealt with under Communications – Item 6a;

And further, that the agenda for the June 4, 2009 Regional Council meeting be amended to include an update regarding support provided to displaced tenants at Arcadia Glen, to be dealt with under Other Business – Item 9a;

And further, that the agenda for the June 4, 2009 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2009-585

See also Resolutions 2009-587 and 2009-677


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) Deirdre Morrison-Mohamed, Fund Development Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel, Providing an Update on Big Brothers Big Sisters and Recognizing this Year's Trophy Winners

Received 2009-586

Deirdre Morrison-Mohamed, Fund Development Manager, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel provided an update on the activities of the organization.

Deirdre Morrison-Mohamed stated that the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel operate six core mentoring programs which provide services for 1,350 children. There are 1,600 active volunteers involved in the agency and Big Brothers and Big Sisters hold four major fundraising events each year. Deirdre Morrison-Mohamed stated that Big Brothers and Big Sisters programs enable young people to learn about themselves and the world in a healthy, meaningful way that instils self-confidence and prepares them for the future.

Deirdre Morrison-Mohamed reported that agency highlights for 2008 included:

• A 21.8 per cent increase in volunteer inquires;
• A 12.7 per cent increase in applications for a Big Brother or Big Sister;
• 100 additional children were served by Big Brothers Big Sisters;
• The School Mentoring program is no operating in 82 local schools;
• The Go Girls program was expanded to 19 local schools;
• The Host Conversation Club pilot project was established.

Deirdre Morrison-Mohamed reported that through financial support from the United Way of Peel Region, corporate partnerships and donations, the New Community Campaign for Kids and agency fundraising events, the organization raised $1.4 million in 2008.

Councillor Saito thanked Deirdre Morrison-Mohamed for her presentation and recognized the work done by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel.

Councillor Thompson asked how many children are currently on the waiting list for a Big Brother or Big Sister. Deirdre Morrison-Mohamed reported that there are over 300 children currently on the waiting list for a Big Brother or Big Sister.

Deirdre Morrison-Mohamed presented Councillor Saito with the 2008 Top Fundraiser Award and Councillor Gibson with an award recognizing the City of Brampton as the winning team at the Bowl for Kids Sake event.


6. COMMUNICATIONS

Additional Item – Item 6.a)

a) Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated May 29, 2009, Thanking Regional Chair Kolb for his Correspondence Supporting the Provincial Poverty Reduction Strategy

Received 2009-587

See also Resolution 2009-585


7. REPORTS

 1. Committee Reports

a) Report of the General Committee (GC-2009-6) meeting held on May 28, 2009

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the report of the General Committee (GC-2009-6) meeting held on May 28, 2009, be adopted.

Carried 2009-588

B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GC-71-2009:

That the agenda for the May 28, 2009 General Committee meeting be amended to withdraw Items Related to Environment, Transportation and Planning – Item ETP-E10;

And further, that the agenda for the May 28, 2009 General Committee meeting be amended to include a motion regarding the Employment Insurance (EI) Program, to be dealt with under Other Business – Item F1;

And further, that the agenda for the May 28, 2009 General Committee meeting be amended to include a motion regarding Fair Trade and Equal Access with the United States, to be dealt with under Other Business – Item F2;

And further, that the agenda for the May 28, 2009 General Committee meeting be amended to include a Notice of Motion from Councillor Paterak requesting that the Region of Peel provide a grant to the Alton Legion, to be dealt under Other Business – Item F3;

And further, that the agenda for the May 28, 2009, General Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2009-589

See also Resolutions 2009-628 and 2009-672 to 2009-674 inclusive


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

D1. Helen Lewis-Fitzgerald, Community Engagement Specialist, Early Learning Services, Debbie Alves, Vice Chair, Peel Aboriginal Steering Committee and President, Credit River Métis Council and Sharon McBride, Vice-Chair, Métis Nation of Ontario, Providing Details on the Second Annual “A Gathering: Peel's Aboriginal Celebration” to be held at Chinguacousy Park, Brampton on June 6, 2009

Received 2009-590

See also Resolution 2009-646

D2. Hon. William Davis, Ambassador, Peel Children's Charter of Rights and Jim Grieve, Co-Chair, Success by 6 Peel, Presenting the Peel Children’s’ Charter of Rights, The Right to Play

Received 2009-591

See also Resolution 2009-649

Item D4 was dealt with.

D4. Shelley White, Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Peel, Providing an Update on the Funding Gap in Health and Social Services in the Greater Toronto Area/905

Received 2009-592

See also Resolutions 2009-593 and 2009-639

RECOMMENDATION GC-71a-2009:

Whereas, Ontarians believe in the principle of fairness; that fairness defines who we are and how we live;

And whereas, the high growth communities in Ontario grow at more than twice the rate of the provincial population growth rate and are aging at twice the provincial rate;

And whereas, population growth in these regions will further intensify due to Ontario’s 25-year growth plan, Places to Grow;

And whereas, as of 2008/09 Ontarian’s residing in the Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) within high growth communities are receiving $255 less per resident in provincial funding for local hospital services compared to residents in other LHINs in Ontario, which translates into a $1.4 billion annual operating funding gap for local hospital services – and these provincial funding gaps are worsening each year;

And whereas, residents of the Region of Peel as part of the Mississauga-Halton LHIN and Central West LHIN are receiving $272 less per resident in provincial funding for local hospital services compared to the average Ontarian, which translates into a $272 million annual operating funding gap for local hospital services;

And whereas, Ontarians living in high growth communities of the GTA/905 are receiving $193 less per resident for provincially funded local social services when compared to the average Ontarian, which translates into a $641.9 million annual operating funding gap for local provincially funded social services – and these provincial funding inequities also worsening each year;

And whereas, the Government of Ontario has acknowledged the growing funding gaps for hospital services in high growth communities by committing during the 2007 provincial election to provide $100 million in additional annual operating funding to high growth hospitals;

And whereas, the provision of $30 million in hospital growth funding for 2008/09 still means that the provincial funding gap for hospital care continues to widen in high growth communities;

And whereas, the Government of Ontario has announced that it is developing and will implement a new Health Based Allocation Model (HBAM) to allocate new health care resources to Local Health Integration Networks based on patient care needs and to address health care funding inequities in Ontario;

And whereas, the Government of Ontario has successfully secured from the federal government greater fairness for Ontario resulting in additional funding for Ontario through the Canada Health Transfer;

Therefore be it resolved, that in order to improve timely and local access to health and social services in the Region of Peel and across high growth communities in Ontario, the Council of the Region of Peel asks the Government of Ontario to:

  1. Speed up implementation of the $100m hospital growth funding commitment ensuring that growth funding is targeted to high growth hospitals and provide growth funding for social services;
  2. Quickly implement “Health Based Allocation Model” (HBAM) i.e., population-needs-based funding for provincial hospital and health care services and develop a population-needs-based funding formula for social services, and,
  3. Develop a health and social services growth plan for Ontario high growth communities to complement Places to Grow,

And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Premier of Ontario, the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, the Minister of Finance, all Peel-area MPPs, High Growth Communities Mayors and Chairs, and the Mississauga-Halton LHIN and Central West LHIN.

Approved 2009-593

See also Resolutions 2009-592 and 2009-639

D3. Glenn Barnes, Chair, TransHelp Advisory Committee, Presenting the 2008 TransHelp Annual Report

Received 2009-594

See also Resolution 2009-613

D4. Shelley White, Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Peel, Providing an Update on the Funding Gap in Health and Social Services in the Greater Toronto Area/905

This item was dealt with under Resolutions 2009-592 and 2009-593


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS

ITEMS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING

ETP-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

ETP-A1. Peel Active Transportation Initiative

RECOMMENDATION GC-72-2009:

That staff be directed to implement the Active Transportation Communication/Social Marketing Strategy in collaboration with area municipal staff as set out in the report of the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services and the Commissioner of Health Services, dated April 30, 2009, titled, “Peel Active Transportation Initiative”;

And further, that the Regional Chair and the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services be authorized to execute the Letter of Agreement with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) for the dedicated Transportation Demand Management (TDM) grant from the Ontario Municipal TDM Grant Program to assist the Region in developing the Interactive Web-based Active Transportation Map Project;

And further, that the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services be authorized to establish a dedicated reserve fund to meet the requirement for receiving the TDM grant;

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

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the City of Brampton, City of Mississauga, Town of Caledon, Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO), City of Toronto, York Region, Halton Region, and Metrolinx for their information.

Approved 2009-595

See also Resolution 2009-676


ETP-B. ENVIRONMENT

ETP-B1. Consulting Services for South Peel Water and Wastewater Contract Negotiations, Document 2008-448N

RECOMMENDATION GC-73-2009:

That the contract (Document 2008-448N) for consulting services with EMA Canada Inc. be increased by $100,000 for a total commitment of $340,000 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;

And further, that should additional services be required, the Chief Financial Officer be authorized to increase the contract.

Approved 2009-596

ETP-B2. Engineering Services for Class Environmental Assessments for New Water Supply in the Communities of Alton/Caledon Village, Cheltenham and a New Water Supply Reservoir in the Community of Caledon East, Capital Projects 08-1506, 08-1507, 06-1580, Document 2008-762P - Town of Caledon, Wards 1, 2 and 3

RECOMMENDATION GC-74-2009:

That the contract (Document 2008-762P) for three Class Environmental Assessments (EA) for new municipal water supply in the communities of Alton/Caledon Village, Cheltenham and a new water supply and reservoir in the community of Caledon East be awarded to Hatch Mott MacDonald Ltd. in the estimated amount of $1,845,627 (excluding applicable taxes), to be financed under Capital Project 06-1580 ($637,378), Capital Project 08-1506 ($655,281) and Capital Project 08-1507 ($552,968), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;

And further, that additional funds in the total amount of $413,450 be provided to Capital Projects 06-1580 ($198,500), 08-1506 ($159,500) and 08-1507 ($55,450) financed from Development Charges Regional Water Reserve R3530 (Capital Projects 08-1506 and 08-1507) and from Development Charges South Peel Water Reserve R3520 (Capital Project 06-1580).

Approved 2009-597

ETP-B3. Construction of a 600mm Feedermain on Countryside Drive Part 1, Between Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) to East of Bramalea Road, Capital Project 08-1152, Document 2009-029T - City of Brampton, Ward 9

RECOMMENDATION GC-75-2009:

That the contract (Document 2009-029T) for the construction of a 600mm feedermain on Countryside Drive from Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) to east of Bramalea Road be awarded to London Excavators and Trucking Ltd. in the estimated amount of $2,468,367.31 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 08-1152, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008.

Approved 2009-598

ETP-B4. Class Environmental Assessment, Detailed Design and Construction Administration for Watermains at Various Locations in the Region of Peel, Various Capital Projects - Town of Caledon, Wards 4 and 5; City of Brampton, Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 and 10; City of Mississauga, Wards 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 11

RECOMMENDATION GC-76-2009:

That the contract (Document 2009-075P) for the class environmental assessment, detailed design, and construction administration for watermain construction at various locations in the Region of Peel be awarded to the following consultants:

  • Assignment 2009A to UEM Dessau in the estimated amount of $318,780 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 09-1322, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;
  • Assignment 2009B to AECOM Canada Inc. in the estimated amount of $503,590 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 09-1315, 09-1345, 09-1350, 09-1355, 09-1390, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;
  • Assignment 2009C to Trow Associates Inc. in the estimated amount of $397,680 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 09-1360, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;
  • Assignment 2009D to Gamsby Mannerow Limited in the estimated amount of $780,440 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 08-1106, 08-1157, 08-2101, 09-1115, 09-1145, 09-1396, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008.

Approved 2009-599

ETP-B5. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2009-3) Meeting held on May 21, 2009

RECOMMENDATION GC-77-2009:

That the report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2009-3) meeting held on May 21, 2009, be amended to reflect the absence of Councillors Paterak and Saito as due to other municipal business;

And further, that the report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2009-3) meeting held on May 21, 2009, be approved, as amended.

Approved 2009-600

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION WM-9-2009:

That the agenda for the May 21, 2009, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be amended to include an oral presentation by Norman Lee, Director, Waste Management relating to the Material Recovery Facility End Market Condition and Economic Impact Update – to be dealt with under Item 3a;

And further, that the agenda for the May 21, 2009, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be amended to include a verbal presentation by Norman Lee, Director, Waste Management relating to Extended Producer Responsibility – to be dealt with under Item 3b;

And further, that the agenda for the May 21, 2009, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be amended to include an update on the Blue Box Lid Program and the 2 Bag Limit, to be dealt with under Other Business – Item 7a;

And further, that the agenda for the May 21, 2009, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be amended to include an item regarding the Open House at the Peel Curing Facility, to be dealt with under Other Business – Item 7b;

And further, that the agenda for the May 21, 2009, Waste Management Subcommittee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2009-601

See also Resolutions 2009-602, 2009-603, 2009-608 and 2009-609

3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

Additional Items – Items 3a) and 3b):

a) Norman Lee, Director, Waste Management, Presenting Information on Material Recovery Facility End Market Condition and Economic Impact Update

Received 2009-602

See also Resolution 2009-601

b) Norman Lee, Director, Waste Management, Presenting Information on Extended Producer Responsibility

Received 2009-603

See also Resolution 2009-601

4. REPORTS

a) Managed Competition Contract 2001-193T Waste and Recycling Haulage – Response to Inquiry from the Ontario Waste Management Association

Received 2009-604

b) Diaper Recycling

RECOMMENDATION WM-10-2009:

Whereas, the Regional Municipality of Peel is responsible for the collection and processing of waste for over one million residents in the Region;

And whereas, disposable diapers and incontinence and sanitary hygiene products in the Region of Peel comprise approximately five per cent of the waste stream;

And whereas, the Regional Municipality of Peel is concerned with decisions made by manufacturers to market non-recoverable products;

And whereas, presently there is no viable technology to recycle diapers in Ontario;

And whereas, non-recoverable products increase municipal collection, processing and disposal costs;

And whereas, staff of the Regional Municipality of Peel will continue to monitor new technologies for diaper recycling;

And whereas, extended producer responsibility for non-recoverable products is under consideration in other jurisdictions;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Ontario Minister of the Environment be requested to direct Stewardship Ontario, through Waste Diversion Ontario (WDO), to:

a) establish a Program Plan to deal with disposable diapers, incontinence and sanitary hygiene products, with deadlines and action plans to be approved by the Minister; and

b) report back to the Minister with a plan to facilitate recovery of these materials in the municipal waste management system, with deadlines and action plans to be approved by the Minister.

And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to all Peel area MPPs.

Approved 2009-605

See also Resolution 2009-610

c) Waste Collection By-Law Revision

Received 2009-606

See also Resolution 2009-676

5. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississuaga, Letter dated April 23, 2009 Advising of the Adoption of a Resolution in Support of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Position with Respect to the Ministry of the Environment’s Discussion Paper titled “Towards a Zero Waste future – Review of Ontario’s Waste Diversion Act”

Received 2009-607

6. IN CAMERA MATTERS - Nil

7. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Items – Items 7a) and 7b):

a) Dan Labrecque, Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, Providing an Update on the 2-Bag Limit

Received 2009-608

See also Resolution 2009-601

b) Peel Curing Facility (Oral)

Received 2009-609

See also Resolution 2009-601

Additional Item – Item F4 was dealt with.

F4. Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) (Oral)

RECOMMENDATION GC-78-2009:

Whereas, the Region of Peel is responsible for the collection and processing of waste for over one million residents in the Region;

And whereas, entrenching extended producer responsibility (EPR) principles into the policy framework of provincial diversion programs will ensure industry stewards are responsible for the cost of managing their products and packaging once they become waste;

And whereas, the Region of Peel has been a long-term proponent of EPR; and has, along with other municipalities, been advocating for the introduction of EPR programs in order to correct the current disincentive for industry to increase the recyclability of products and packaging, and the fiscal imbalance borne by the general tax base for the end-of-life management of these materials;

And whereas, the Region of Peel believes consistent EPR policy application across the country is key to achieving meaningful change in the product and packaging industries;

And whereas, the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) has released two discussion papers for consultation seeking to provide guidance on the development and implementation of a Canada-wide Action Plan for EPR programs, that includes a national sustainable packaging strategy;

Therefore be it resolved, that the CCME be advised that the Region of Peel:

a) supports CCME’s efforts aimed at harmonizing EPR applications across Canada;

b) believes that for EPR policies to be effective, they must include financial incentives and penalties, binding diversion targets, timely measurement and reporting, and effective enforcement; and

c) recommends that the list of products and materials proposed for EPR programs in section 4 of the discussion paper be expanded to include all products and materials currently designated under EPR programs in Ontario and the following additional products: diapers and incontinence products; and wood and wood composite products;

And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Ontario Minister of the Environment and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario.

Approved 2009-610

See also Resolution 2009-605


ETP-C. TRANSPORTATION

ETP-C1. Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) Stopping Prohibition – South of Ebenezer Road - City of Brampton, Ward 10

RECOMMENDATION GC-79-2009:

That a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 57-2005 with respect to implementing a stopping prohibition for the east and west sides of Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) from a point 250 metres (820.2 feet) south of Ebenezer Road to Ebenezer Road in the City of Brampton;

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

And further, that the City of Brampton and Peel Regional Police be advised.

Approved 2009-611

See also Resolution 2009-676

ETP-C2. Northbound Left Turn and Through/Right Turn Lane Designations, Regional Road 5 (Derry Road West) at Maritz Drive - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-80-2009:

That a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 57-2005 with respect to implementing lane designations for the northbound left turn and through/right turn movements at the intersection of Regional Road 5 (Derry Road West) and Maritz Drive, in the City of Mississauga;

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

And further, that the City of Mississauga and Peel Regional Police be advised.

Approved 2009-612

See also Resolution 2009-676

ETP-C3. TransHelp Advisory Committee 2008 Annual Report

RECOMMENDATION GC-81-2009:

That the TransHelp Advisory Committee 2008 Annual Report attached as Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, dated May 15, 2009, titled “TransHelp Advisory Committee 2008 Annual Report”, be received.

Approved 2009-613

See also Resolution 2009-594

ETP-C4. U-Turn Prohibition, Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

RECOMMENDATION GC-82-2009:

That a by-law be enacted to amend By-law 57-2005 with respect to implementing a northbound to southbound U-turn prohibition on Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road), 110 metres (360.9 feet) north of Eglinton Avenue, at anytime;

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

And further, that the City of Mississauga and Peel Regional Police be advised.

Approved 2009-614

See also Resolution 2009-676

ETP-C5. Class Environmental Assessment for Reconstruction of Regional Road 19 (Winston Churchill Boulevard) from 1200m South of Sideroad 32 (Ballinafad Road) to Regional Road 12 (Olde Base Line Road), Capital Projects 02-4370 and 08-4360, Document 2005-633P - Town of Caledon, Wards 1 and 2

RECOMMENDATION GC-83-2009:

That the contract (Document 2005-633P) for engineering services for Schedule ‘C’ Class Environmental Assessment for reconstruction of Regional Road 19 (Winston Churchill Boulevard), from 1200 metres south of Sideroad 32 (Ballinafad Road) to Regional Road 12 (Olde Base Line Road), with Morrison Hershfield Limited be increased in the amount of $110,000 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 08-4360, for a total commitment of $343,520 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008.

Approved 2009-615


ETP-D. PLANNING

ETP-D1. Report of the Inter-Municipal Planning Subcommittee (IMPSC-2009-1) Meeting held on May 14, 2009

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST – Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION IMPSC-1-2009:

That the agenda for the May 14, 2009, Inter-Municipal Planning Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2009-616

3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

  a) Update on Peel Regional Official Plan Review (PROPR) Including Results of the April 30, 2009 Growth Management Workshop
     

Presentation by Arvin Prasad, Director, Planning and Policy Research, Environment, Transportation and Planning Services

Received 2009-617


ETP-E. COMMUNICATIONS

ETP-E1. Patricia Boeckner, Director, Policy and Planning Division, Ministry of Transportation, Letter dated April 15, 2009 Providing an Update on the Ministry of Transportation’s Process in Regards to the GTA West Corridor Environmental Assessment Study

Received 2009-618

ETP-E2. John Gerretsen, Minister, Ministry of the Environment, Letter dated April 23, 2009 Acknowledging Receipt of a Town of Caledon Resolution Regarding the Proposed Rockfort Quarry in the Town of Caledon

Received 2009-619

ETP-E3. Suri Weinberg-Linsky, Outreach Committee, Clean Train Coalition, Letter dated April 28, 2009 in Regards to the Metrolinx Regional Expansion with the Georgetown Corridor

Received 2009-620

ETP-E4. Debbie Thompson, Legislative Services Supervisor/Deputy Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated April 29, 2009 Providing a Copy of the Town of Caledon Resolution and Report titled “South Albion-Bolton Employment Land and North Hill Supermarket Settlement Boundary Expansion: Project Update and Proposed Revisions to the Work Program”

Received 2009-621

ETP-E5. Janice Badgley, Aboriginal & Community Relations Liaison, TransCanada, Letter dated April 29, 2009 Advising of Project Schedule Change for the Proposed TransCanada Pipeline Project Parkway Loop

Received 2009-622

ETP-E6. Gail Cosman, President, Nestle Waters Canada, Letter dated May 5, 2009 Expressing Concern in Regards to a Possible Ban of Bottled Water in the Region of Peel

Received 2009-623

ETP-E7. Jennifer Haley, Chair, Homegrown Ontario Steering Committee, Letter dated May 5, 2009 Requesting Support for a Motion to Purchase Meat and Poultry from Ontario Farmers

Referred to Employee and Business Services 2009-624

ETP-E8. John Wright, Director, Business Development, Northland Power, Letter dated May 8, 2009 Requesting Consideration for Construction of a Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant in the Southwest GTA

Received 2009-625

See also Resolution 2009-626

RECOMMENDATION GC-84-2009:

Whereas, Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) is one of the companies invited by the Ontario Power Authority to bid on the construction of a natural gas-fired power plant in the southwest Greater Toronto Area;

And whereas, Northland Power Inc. has requested in correspondence to the Regional Chair dated May 8, 2009 that Council instruct staff to enter into discussions to determine the conditions under which the Region of Peel would be willing to supply Northland’s proposed power plant with treated waste water for use as a coolant;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Northland Power Inc. request be considered premature and that staff be directed to refrain from such discussions at this time, either with Northland or with any other company invited by the Ontario Power Authority to bid.

Approved 2009-626

See also Resolution 2009-625

ETP-E9. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) dated May 13, 2009 Notifying of a Memorandum of Cooperation between AMO and the Union of Municipalities of Quebec that was Signed at a Joint meeting on May 12, 2009 in Gatineau, Quebec

Received 2009-627

ETP-E10. Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) dated May 15, 2009 Advising of a Response to the Draft Proposed Employment Standard on the Ability of Municipalities to Meet the Obligations of this and all other Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) Standards

Withdrawn 2009-628

See also Resolution 2009-589


ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH

HE-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HE-A1. 2009 Actions to Improve Air Quality

Received 2009-629

HE-A2. Seniors’ Month – June 2009

RECOMMENDATION GC-85-2009:

Whereas, Seniors’ Month is an annual nation-wide celebration;

And whereas, seniors have contributed and continue to contribute immensely to the life and vibrancy of this community;

And whereas, seniors continue to serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers and important and active members of this community;

And whereas, their contributions past and present warrant appreciation and recognition and their stories deserve to be told;

And whereas, the well-being of seniors is in the interest of all and further adds to the health and well-being of the community;

And whereas, the knowledge and experience seniors pass on to us continues to benefit all;

Therefore be it resolved, that the month of June, 2009 be proclaimed “Seniors' Month” in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Carried 2009-630

HE-A3. Update on Peel Youth Violence Prevention Network

Received 2009-631


HE-B. PARAMEDIC SERVICES

HE-B1. Report of the Deputy Clerk Regarding Emergency and Protective Services Committee (EPSC 2009 2) meeting held on May 21, 2009

Received 2009-632

See also Resolutions 2009-633 and 2009-634

Additional Items – Items HE-B2 and HE-B3:

HE-B2. Extension of Agreement with Humber College to Provide Advanced Care Paramedic Training

RECOMMENDATION GC-86-2009:

That the existing agreement with Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning (Humber), School of Health Sciences for the provision of advanced care paramedicine education be extended for an additional three (3) year period in the estimated annual amount of $869,000 (excluding applicable taxes), being the most cost effective solution in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;

And further, that the Agreement reflect the new tuition fees for the three year period;

And further, that the Agreement be executed by the Region’s duly authorized signing officers.

Approved 2009-633

See also Resolution 2009-632

HE-B3. Regional Fire Coordinator - Annual Report

RECOMMENDATION GC-87-2009:

That the 2008 Annual Fire Coordinator’s Report of John McDougall, Fire Chief, City of Mississauga, dated February 13, 2009, and attached as Appendix I to the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated May 14, 2009, titled “Regional Fire Coordinator – Annual Report”, be received;

And further, that Chief McDougall be thanked for his efforts during 2008.

Approved 2009-634

See also Resolution 2009-632


HE-C. PUBLIC HEALTH

HE-C1. 100 Per Cent Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) Funded Staffing Resources

RECOMMENDATION GC-88-2009:

That the agreement for the enhancement of the Infection Prevention and Control program be executed;

And further, that the 2009 Public Health Budget be adjusted upward by $80,000 and 0.8 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) to reflect the additional infection prevention and control funding effective January 1, 2009 and its related program costs;

And further, that the 2009 Public Health Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination program be allowed to convert two contract staff to Full Time Equivalents which is fully funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC).

Approved 2009-635

HE-C2. Clean Air Website

Received 2009-636

HE-C3. Region of Peel’s Low-Income Seniors’ Dental Program Update

Referred to Health Services 2009-637


HE-D. COMMUNICATIONS

HE-D1. David Caplan, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated March 11, 2009 in Response to a Letter dated December 16, 2008 from Donna Rubin, Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors, Regarding the Development of a Provincial Strategy for Mental Health and Addictions

Received 2009-638

HE-D2. Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated April 23, 2009, to Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario Regarding the Health Care and Social Services Growth Plan for High Growth Communities in Ontario

Received 2009-639

See also Resolutions 2009-592 and 2009-593

HE-D3. Emil Kolb, Chair, Region of Peel, Letter dated April 27, 2009 to Joe McReynolds, Chair, Central West Local Health Integration Network, Regarding the Multi-Sectoral Service Accountability Agreement

Received 2009-640

HE-D4. Colleen Sonnenberg, Manager, Long-Term Care Homes Act Regulation Project, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated May 1, 2009 Addressed to Long-Term Care Home Operators and Staff, Providing an Update on the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Most Recent Activity Involving the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 (LTCHA) and Regulation Development

Referred to Health Services 2009-641

HE-D5. Tim Burns, Director, Performance Improvement and Compliance Branch, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Memo dated May 7, 2009 Addressed to Long-Term Care Home Administrators, Advising of the 24/7 Nursing Requirements Confirmed Under Regulations of the Nursing Homes Act, the Homes for Aged and Rest Homes Act and the Charitable Institutions Act, which will be Required under the Long-Term Care Homes Act (2007) when Proclaimed

Received 2009-642

HE-D6. News Release and Related Backgrounder: From the Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Announcing an Investment of $5,048,261 to Assist with the Aging at Home Strategy and Alternate Levels of Care Initiatives which will Reduce the Need to Use Emergency Room and Hospital Care Services

Received 2009-643


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Economic Indicators and Human Services Program Impacts

RECOMMENDATION GC-89-2009:

That the estimated additional increase in social assistance benefit costs of $5.6 million be funded from Social Assistance Stabilization Reserve (R1261) if other 2009 year end surplus alternatives do not materialize;

And further, that upon consultation with the Regional Chair, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, for every caseload increase of 700, the Commissioner of Human Services be given the delegated authority to hire a team of additional caseworkers and increase supporting resources in support of social assistance caseload management efforts;

And further, that upon consultation with the Regional Chair, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, a delegated authority be given to the Commissioner of Human Services to increase current program service levels and introduce new service delivery programs;

And further, that the additional costs for caseworkers, caseload supporting resources, expansion of current program service levels and new service delivery initiatives, estimated at $3.7 million be funded from the General Government Working Fund (R1250) if other 2009 year end surplus alternatives do not materialize;

And further, that the Commissioner of Human Services and Chief Financial Officer report back every four months to Regional Council on the changing status of economic conditions, Human Services program impacts and costing of program and financial resources used to mitigate the economic downturn.

Approved 2009-644

HS-A2. Review of Food Distribution in Peel

Received 2009-645


HS-B. DEPARTMENTAL

HS-B1. A Gathering: Peel’s Aboriginal Celebration

Received 2009-646

See also Resolution 2009-590

HS-B2. Support Provided by the Child Care Fee Subsidy Program

Received 2009-647

HS-B3. Update on Meeting with Premier Regarding Poverty in Peel

Received 2009-648


HS-C. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-C1. Jim Grieve and Ron Lenyk, Co-Chairs, Success By 6 Peel, Letter to Regional Chair Kolb dated March 9, 2009, Expressing Appreciation for the Generous Funding Amount of $300,000 Approved by Peel Regional Council on January 22, 2009 to Assist Success By 6’s Comprehensive Plan to Work with the Community to Address Important Issues and Needs of Young Children in Peel

Received 2009-649

See also Resolution 2009-591

HS-C2. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated May 1, 2009 in Response to Regional Chair Kolb’s Letter dated April 2, 2009, Regarding the Toronto Children’s Aid Society Report, “Greater Trouble in Greater Toronto (GTA): Child Poverty in the GTA”

Received 2009-650

HS-C3. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated May 4, 2009 Acknowledging Receipt of Regional Chair Kolb’s Letter dated April 2, 2009, Regarding Child Poverty in Peel and the Greater Toronto Area

Received 2009-651

HS-C4. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated May 8, 2009 in Response to Regional Chair Kolb’s Letter dated April 23, 2009, Regarding Universal Accessibility Standards for Affordable Housing Projects

Received 2009-652

HS-C5. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 12, 2009, Reporting that the Ontario Government has Announced Bridge Funding for 2010-2011 to Support Ontario’s Municipalities and Families in Looming Child Care Crisis

Received 2009-653


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A1. Report of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2009-3) meeting held on May 7, 2009

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST – Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ASC-5-2009:

That the agenda for May 7, 2009, Audit Subcommittee meeting be approved.

Approved 2009-654

3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

  a) Risk is Everyone’s Business
      Presentation by Beate Wilson, Director, Internal Audit and Jennifer Weinman, Manager, Internal Audit

Received 2009-655

4. REPORTS

a) 2008 Corporate Wide Risk Assessment Results

Received 2009-656

b) Internal Audit Risk Based Work Plan 2009 – 2011

Received 2009-657

  c) Human Resources Non Union Benefit Plan Audit
      Presentation by Mike Goldrup, Director, Human Resources

Received 2009-658

See also Resolution 2009-659

  d) Human Resources Non Union Sick Leave Plan Audit
      Presentation by Mike Goldrup, Director, Human Resources

Received 2009-659

See also Resolution 2009-658

MA-A2. Funding of Capped Tax Increases - 2009

RECOMMENDATION GC-90-2009:

That a by-law be presented for enactment to establish a percentage by which tax decreases respecting the commercial, industrial and multi-residential property classes are limited for the 2009 taxation year as required to fund the capped tax increases of properties in those property classes for that year.

Approved 2009-660

See also Resolution 2009-676


MA-B. EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-B1. Report of the Government Relations Committee (GRC-2009-2) meeting held on May 21, 2009

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GRC-2-2009:

That the agenda for the May 21, 2009, Government Relations Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2009-661

Item 6a was dealt with.

a) Proposed Future Direction of the Government Relations Committee

RECOMMENDATION GRC-3-2009:

That the Government Relations Committee be dissolved;

And further, that an Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee be established;

And further, that the Director of Strategic Innovation and Policy prepare a report setting out the proposed structure and functions of the Intergovernmental Advisory Committee for consideration at a future meeting of General Committee.

Approved 2009-662

3. GOVERNMENT RELATIONS STATUS REPORTS AND CURRENT ACTIVITIES - Nil

a) Federal Government

Received 2009-663

b) Provincial Government

Received 2009-664

c) Local Government – Nil

4. ITEMS DEFERRED FROM PREVIOUS GOVERNMENT RELATIONS COMMITTEE MEETINGS

a) Support Requirements for the Government Relations Committee

Received 2009-665

b) GRC Principles and Tactics Continued: Supporting all Committees of Regional Council

Withdrawn 2009-666

5. REQUESTS FROM REGIONAL COUNCIL FOR GOVERNMENT RELATIONS SUPPORT - Nil

6. REPORTS

a) Proposed Future Direction of the Government Relations Committee

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2009-662


MA-C. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-C1. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), dated May 4, 2009, Requesting Endorsement and Execution of an Agreement Renewal for the Community Policing Partnership (CPP) Program for the Period April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010

Received 2009-667

See also Resolution 2009-668

RECOMMENDATION GC-91-2009:

Whereas, on April 24, 2009, the Regional Municipality of Peel Police Services Board (the “Board”) adopted a recommendation endorsing the execution of a contractual agreement between the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, The Regional Municipality of Peel (the “Region”) and the Board with respect to the Community Policing Partnership (CPP) Program;

And whereas, the form of the agreement proposed for execution has been provided as part of a request directed by the Executive Director of the Board to the Deputy Clerk dated May 4, 2009 which has been placed as a communication item on the agenda of the General Committee meeting May 28, 2009 as Item MA-C1 (the “Request”);

Therefore be it resolved, that the Region’s signing officers be authorized to execute an agreement substantially in the form of the Community Policing Partnerships Program Agreement provided as part of the Request.

Approved 2009-668

See also Resolution 2009-667

MA-C2. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 5, 2009, Advising Establishment of Task Force to Foster Local Economic Development Opportunities

Received 2009-669

MA-C3. Tony Clement, Minister of Industry Canada, dated May 11, 2009, Advising of the New Recreational Infrastructure Canada Program in Ontario (RINC Ontario) Providing Financial Support For Renovations and Upgrades to Various Types of Recreational Facilities

Received 2009-670

MA-C4. John Baird, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and George Smitherman, Deputy Premier and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, dated May 11, 2009, Regarding the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund and Second Intake of the Communities Component of the Building Canada Fund

Received 2009-671


F. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Items – Items F1 to F4 inclusive:

F1. Employment Insurance (EI) Program (Oral)

RECOMMENDATION GC-92-2009:

Whereas, the Employment Insurance (EI) Program is meant to be the primary social safety net program for unemployed workers in Canada;

And whereas, the percentage of unemployed workers receiving EI drastically dropped following legislative changes by the federal government in the early and mid 1990s;

And whereas, the percentage of unemployed workers receiving EI in Ontario (30 per cent) and the Greater Toronto Area (22 per cent) are amongst the lowest in the country and well below the national average of 43 per cent;

And whereas, EI eligibility and duration of benefits are based on the number of hours worked and the regional unemployment rate in one’s area;

And whereas, the unemployment rate in Peel has more than doubled to 10.9 per cent in the first quarter of 2009 from 5.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2008;

And whereas, Peel Region has lost 77,000 jobs since the first quarter of 2008, including 20,000 manufacturing jobs;

And whereas, EI applicants are currently waiting 8 to 12 weeks to receive benefits, putting pressure on the social assistance system and imposing hardship on the applicants;

And whereas, the social assistance caseload in Peel reached 12,306 cases in April 2009, exceeding 12,000 cases for the first time since August 1995.

And whereas, the average monthly social assistance caseload in Peel for the period January 2009 to April 2009 is 20 per cent higher than it was for the same time last year;

And whereas, Ontario and Toronto CMA usually have lower unemployment rates than most other regions and workers therefore need to work more hours to qualify and receive EI benefits for a shorter duration;

And whereas, the average unemployed worker in Ontario receives nearly $4,630 less than the average unemployed worker in the rest of Canada;

And whereas, in 2002 Ontario contributed $4.6 billion more in EI contributions than it received in EI benefits and Toronto CMA contributed $2.4 billion in excess;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Federal government treat all unemployed workers equally across Canada by:

  • allowing more unemployed workers to be eligible for EI by reducing the number of work hours required to qualify, and
  • eliminating the regionalization of EI eligibility and benefits (which are tied to regional unemployment rates) and moving towards a system which is based on a minimum number of hours worked that would be the same across the country;

And further that the Federal government enhance benefits from current levels (55 per cent of claimant’s weekly average earnings);

And further that the Federal government eliminate the two week waiting period for EI.

Approved 2009-672

See also Resolution 2009-589

F2. Fair Trade and Equal Access with the United States (Oral)

RECOMMENDATION GC-93-2009:

Whereas, the world’s economy has entered into a period of slow economic growth;

And whereas, Governments throughout the world have introduced various stimulus packages to encourage economic growth;

And whereas, the United States of America is Canada’s largest trading partner and a signatory of the North American Free Trade Agreement;

And whereas, the Greater Toronto Area Countryside Mayor’s Alliance is supportive of Free Trade between Canada and the United States which has existed for many years;

And whereas, the Government of the United States of America has introduced infrastructure stimulus packages including the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) which includes “Buy American” provisions for steel and other manufactured products;

And whereas, these restrictive provisions which are contrary to the spirit of free trade will prevent Canadian companies from bidding contracts which contain the “Buy American” provisions at the municipal and state levels in the United States since NAFTA and The General Procurement Agreement of the World Trade Organization do not nullify such provisions at those levels;

And whereas, Canadian stimulus infrastructure programs do not contain any restrictions on manufacturers from other countries including the United States bidding on such contracts in Canada;

And whereas, Canadian companies may be adversely affected by these restrictions possibly leading to lay-offs and financial losses and further could lead to the erosion of their overall ongoing viability;

And whereas, the Greater Toronto Area Countryside Mayor’s Alliance is supportive of Free Trade between the United States and Canada and that the restrictive “Buy American” provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are contrary to the spirit of free trade;

And whereas, the Greater Toronto Area Countryside Mayor’s Alliance supports the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters in its quest to have the United States Congress reconsider and repeal their current “Buy American” requirements for the United States stimulus packages;

And whereas, the Greater Toronto Area Countryside Mayor’s Alliance supports the position that Canadian municipalities consider the feasibility of a procurement policy that future Canadian Infrastructure projects at the municipal level, including environmental projects such as water and wastewater treatment projects, require that any goods and materials required for the projects be bought only from companies whose countries of origin do not impose local trade restrictions against goods and materials manufactured in Canada to better ensure open, fair and competitive practices across the globe;

Therefore be it resolved, that The Regional Municipality of Peel supports the Greater Toronto Area Countryside Mayor’s Alliance resolution and the presentation of this resolution to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities for their consideration of endorsement, with a request that it be presented at its annual convention, June 5-8, 2009;

And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Prime Minister, the Premier of Ontario, the Federal and Provincial Ministers of Trade and Industry, AMO, CME, Region of Durham, Region of York, and Region of Halton.

Approved 2009-673

See also Resolution 2009-589

F3. Notice of Motion from Councillor Paterak Requesting the Region of Peel to Provide a Grant to the Alton Legion

RECOMMENDATION GC-94-2009:

Whereas the Alton Legion received a Trillium grant to make its building accessible;

And whereas, the Alton Legion hosts most public events in Alton in its facility at no charge;

And whereas, the Town of Caledon has granted the Alton Legion a grant equal to the Development Charges required by the Town for this project;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Region of Peel provide the Alton Legion with a grant equivalent to the Region of Peel Development Charges estimated to be in the amount $498.17.

To be considered at the June 4, 2009 Regional Council meeting 2009-674

See also Resolutions 2009-589 and 2009-678

F4. Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2009-610


G. IN CAMERA MATTERS

RECOMMENDATION GC-95-2009:

That the recommendations contained within the confidential reports related to Items G1, G2 and G3, be forwarded to the June 4, 2009 meeting of Regional Council for approval.

Approved 2009-675


8. BY-LAWS

Three Readings:

By-law 48-2009: A by-law to amend By-law 91-2007 titled “A by-law to regulate the collection of waste in the Region of Peel.”

By-law 49-2009: A by-law to accept, assume and dedicate lands for public highway purposes.

By-law 50-2009: A by-law to authorize the Regional Chair and the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services to execute the Letter of Agreement between the Province of Ontario and the Regional Municipality of Peel related to funding provided by the Province of Ontario to the Regional Municipality of Peel under the Ontario Municipal Transportation Demand Management Grant Program.

By-law 51-2009: A by-law to establish a reserve fund for the maintenance of the dedicated Ontario Municipal Transportation Demand Management Grant associated with the development of the Interactive Web-based Active Transportation Map.

By-law 53-2009: A by-law to establish percentages by which tax decreases are limited for 2009 for properties in the commercial, industrial and multi-residential property classes.

By-law 54-2009: A by-law to designate a north to west left turn lane and shared northbound through/north to east right turn lane, at the intersection of Regional Road 5 (Derry Road West) at Maritz Drive and to amend By-law Number 57-2005 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of The Regional Municipality of Peel.

By-law 55-2009: A by-law to implement a “U” turn prohibition on Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) 110 metres north of Eglinton Avenue and to amend By-law Number 57-2005 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of the Regional Municipality of Peel.

By-law 56-2009: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 6, Concession 10 Northern Division, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), and Part of Block 142, Registered Plan 43M-1549, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 25, 26, 27 and 28 on Reference Plan 43R-32796.

By-law 57-2009: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 7, Concession 10 Northern Division, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 17 on Reference Plan 43R-32796.

By-law 58-2009: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 7, Concession 10 Northern Division, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 18 on Reference Plan 43R-32796.

By-law 59-2009: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 7, Concession 10 Northern Division and Part of the Original Road Allowance between Concessions 10 and 11 Northern Division, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 19 on Reference Plan 43R-32796.

By-law 60-2009: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 7, Concession 11 Northern Division, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 20 on Reference Plan 43R-32796.

By-law 61-2009: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 8, Concession 11 Northern Division, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 21 on Reference Plan 43R-32796.

By-law 62-2009: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 8, Concession 11 Northern Division, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 22 on Reference Plan 43R-32796.

By-law 63-2009: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 8, Concession 11 Northern Division, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 23 and 24 on Reference Plan 43R-32796.

By-law 64-2009: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 10, Concession 11 Northern Division, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 2 and 3 on draft reference plan 07-B5677P-5 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc.

By-law 65-2009: A by-law to authorize an Application for Approval to Expropriate Land being Part of Lot 10, Concession 11 Northern Division, in the City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 4 on draft reference plan 07-B5677P-5 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc.

By-law 66-2009: A by-law to prohibit stopping on both sides of Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) from a point 250 metres south of Ebenezer Road to Ebenezer Road and to amend By-law Number 57-2005 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 48-2009 to 51-2009 inclusive and By-laws 53-2009 to 66-2009 inclusive, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Deputy Clerk, and the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2009-676

See also Resolutions 2009-595, 2009-606, 2009-611, 2009-612, 2009-614, 2009-660 and 2009-681 to 2009-690 inclusive


9. OTHER BUSINESS


Additional Item – Item 9.a):

a) Support to Displaced Residents at Arcadia Glen (Oral)

Received 2009-677

See also Resolution 2009-585

Janet Menard, Interim Human Services Commissioner reported that on May 18, 2009 there was a fire at the Arcadia Glen housing facility. Region of Peel Outreach staff worked to find alternate living arrangements for the 24 families that were displaced by the fire. A number of the Arcadia Glen residents have moved to other housing facilities operated by the Region of Peel while others are staying with friends or family. Fire officials are working to determine the cause of the fire.

Councillor Saito thanked the firefighters and outreach workers for their efforts and advised that fundraising dinner to aid the displaced families will take place on June 25, 2009. An account has also been set up with the Royal Bank to accept donations to help assist the Arcadia Glen residents.

Councillor Miles advised that a recent fire at Darras Court, Brampton has displaced residents of eight townhomes.

Councillor Miles extended her appreciation to Human Services Outreach workers and Emergency Services for their fast response.


10. NOTICES OF MOTION

a) Notice of Motion from Councillor Paterak Regarding the Alton Legion

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

Whereas the Alton Legion received a Trillium grant to make its building accessible;

And whereas, the Alton Legion hosts most public events in Alton in its facility at no charge;

And whereas, the Town of Caledon has granted the Alton Legion a grant equal to the Development Charges required by the Town for this project;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Region of Peel provide the Alton Legion with a grant equivalent to the Region of Peel Development Charges estimated to be in the amount $498.17.

Carried 2009-678

See also Resolutions 2009-589 and 2009-674


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Council opted not to move into closed session to consider the following item:

• In Camera report of the General Committee (GC-2009-6) meeting held on May 28, 2009

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the recommendations contained within the confidential report related to Item 11.1a) listed on the June 4, 2009 Regional Council meeting be approved, and become public upon adoption.

Carried 2009-679

1. General Committee

a) In Camera Report of the General Committee (GC-2009-6) meeting held on May 28, 2009

G1. West Side of Heritage Road, South of Highway 407 - City of Brampton, Ward 6 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

RECOMMENDATION GC-96-2009:

That The Regional Municipality of Peel, as Purchaser, enter into an agreement with Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Ontario as represented by The Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, as Vendor, for the purchase of a permanent easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 14, Concession 6 West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, more particularly identified as Parts 4, 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21 on draft reference plan 119-5-04 prepared by David B. Searles Surveying Ltd. and a temporary easement interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 14, Concession 6 West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, more particularly identified as Parts 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 on draft reference plan 119-5-04 prepared by David B. Searles Surveying Ltd. on the terms and conditions satisfactory to the Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services and the Office of the Regional Solicitor;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be financed from Capital Project 03-1205.

Approved 2009-680

See also Resolutions 2009-675

G2. Expropriation Proceedings Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) Widening from Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) to Castlemore Road - City of Brampton, Ward 10 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

RECOMMENDATION GC-97-2009:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Regional Road 50 from Queen Street to Castlemore Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 6, Concession 10 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), and Part of Block 142, Registered Plan 43M-1549, City of Brampton, Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 25, 26, 27 and 28 on Reference Plan 43R-32796 for the purpose of widening Regional Road 50 and works ancillary thereto;

And further, that the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

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

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 consideration and decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2009-681

See also Resolutions 2009-675, 2009-676 and 2009-682 to 2009-690 inclusive

RECOMMENDATION GC-98-2009:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Regional Road 50 from Queen Street to Castlemore Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 7, Concession 10 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 17 on Reference Plan 43R-32796 for the purpose of widening Regional Road 50 and works ancillary thereto;

And further, that the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

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

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 consideration and decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2009-682

See also Resolutions 2009-675, 2009-676, 2009-681 and 2009-683 to 2009-690 inclusive

RECOMMENDATION GC-99-2009:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Regional Road 50 from Queen Street to Castlemore Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 7, Concession 10 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 18 on Reference Plan 43R-32796 for the purpose of widening Regional Road 50 and works ancillary thereto;

And further, that the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

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

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 consideration and decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2009-683

See also Resolutions 2009-675, 2009-676, 2009-681, 2009-682 and 2009-684 to 2009-690 inclusive

RECOMMENDATION GC-100-2009:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Regional Road 50 from Queen Street to Castlemore Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 7, Concession 10 Northern Division and Part of the Original Road Allowance between Concessions 10 and 11 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 19 on Reference Plan 43R-32796 for the purpose of widening Regional Road 50 and works ancillary thereto;

And further, that the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

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

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 consideration and decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2009-684

See also Resolutions 2009-675, 2009-676, 2009-681 to 2009-683 inclusive and 2009-685 to 2009-690 inclusive

RECOMMENDATION GC-101-2009:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Regional Road 50 from Queen Street to Castlemore Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 7, Concession 11 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 20 on Reference Plan 43R-32796 for the purpose of widening Regional Road 50 and works ancillary thereto;

And further, that the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

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

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 consideration and decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2009-685

See also Resolutions 2009-675, 2009-676, 2009-681 to 2009-684 inclusive and 2009-686 to 2009-690 inclusive

RECOMMENDATION GC-102-2009:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Regional Road 50 from Queen Street to Castlemore Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 8, Concession 11 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 21 on Reference Plan 43R-32796 for the purpose of widening Regional Road 50 and works ancillary thereto;

And further, that the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

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

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 consideration and decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2009-686

See also Resolutions 2009-675, 2009-676, 2009-681 to 2009-685 inclusive and 2009-687 to 2009-690 inclusive

RECOMMENDATION GC-103-2009:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Regional Road 50 from Queen Street to Castlemore Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 8, Concession 11 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 22 on Reference Plan 43R-32796 for the purpose of widening Regional Road 50 and works ancillary thereto;

And further, that the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

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

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 consideration and decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2009-687

See also Resolutions 2009-675, 2009-676, 2009-681 to 2009-686 inclusive and 2009-687 to 2009-690 inclusive

RECOMMENDATION GC-104-2009:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Regional Road 50 from Queen Street to Castlemore Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 8, Concession 11 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 23 and 24 on Reference Plan 43R-32796 for the purpose of widening Regional Road 50 and works ancillary thereto;

And further, that the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

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

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 consideration and decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2009-688

See also Resolutions 2009-675, 2009-676, 2009-681 to 2009-687 inclusive, 2009-689 and 2009-690

RECOMMENDATION GC-105-2009:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Regional Road 50 from Queen Street to Castlemore Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 10, Concession 11 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 2 on draft reference plan 07-B5677P-5 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. for the purpose of widening Regional Road 50 and works ancillary thereto and for the acquisition of a temporary easement for a term of three years commencing on registration of the expropriation plan in the lands described as Part of Lot 10, Concession 11 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 3 on draft reference plan 07-B5677P-5 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. for the purpose of entering upon and occupying the land with all necessary vehicles, machinery, equipment and material required to facilitate the widening of Regional Road 50 and for grading and works ancillary thereto;

And further, that the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

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

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 consideration and decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2009-689

See also Resolutions 2009-675, 2009-676, 2009-681 to 2009-688 inclusive and 2009-690

RECOMMENDATION GC-106-2009:

That expropriation proceedings be commenced regarding the widening of Regional Road 50 from Queen Street to Castlemore Road, said proceedings for the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 10, Concession 11 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 4 on draft reference plan 07-B5677P-5 prepared by Young & Young Surveying Inc. for the purpose of widening Regional Road 50 and works ancillary thereto;

And further, that the Application for Approval to Expropriate Land be presented to Regional Council;

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

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 consideration and decision as the approving authority under the Expropriations Act.

Approved 2009-690

See also Resolutions 2009-675, 2009-676 and 2009-681 to 2009-689 inclusive

G3. Proposed Lease Renewal Agreement (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

RECOMMENDATION GC-107-2009:

That the Regional Municipality of Peel, as Tenant, enter into a Lease Renewal Agreement with 544663 Ontario Limited, as Landlord, for approximately 26,237 square feet (2,437.5 square metres) of space at 21 Coventry Road, in the City of Brampton;

And further, that funds for and associated with the Lease Renewal Agreement be provided form the General Working Fund Reserve (R1250);

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 2009-691

See also Resolution 2009-675


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Groves;

That By-law 52-2009 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on June 4, 2009, 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 the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2008-692


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 10:14 a.m.

 

J. Payne
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Deputy Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair