January 21, 2010 Regional Council-Budget Minutes
Page Content:
1. Roll Call
2. Declarations of Conflicts of Interest
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Approval of Agenda
5. Delegations/Presentations
6. Communications
7. Reports
8. By-laws
9. Other Business
10. Notices of Motion
11. In Camera Matters
  1.a Labour Relations or Employee Negotiations
12. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
13. Adjournment


THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
REGIONAL COUNCIL - BUDGET MEETING
January 21, 2010

Regional Chair Kolb called the Budget meeting of Regional Council to order at 12:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, Brampton.

1. ROLL CALL

Members Present:

G. Carlson; C. Corbasson; F. Dale; G. Gibson; N. Iannicca; E. Kolb; K. Mahoney; S. McFadden; G. Miles; E. Moore; M. Morrison; P.  Mullin; P. Palleschi; C. Parrish; M. Prentice; P. Saito; J. Sanderson; J. Sprovieri; A. Thompson; R. Whitehead

Members Absent:

E. Adams; S. Fennell, due to other municipal business; A. Groves, due to illness; H. McCallion due to other municipal business, R. Paterak, due to other municipal business.

Also Present:

D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services; M. Goldrup, Director, Employee Business Services Administration; D. Labrecque, Commissioner of Public Works; N. Trim, Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services; S. VanOfwegen, Director, Business Planning and Financial Support Services; J.  Menard, 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; H. West, Legislative Specialist

   

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* See text for arrivals
¨See text for departures


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Regional Chair Kolb declared a conflict of interest with respect to the salary portion of the Peel Regional Police Budget, as a family member is employed with Peel Regional Police.

Councillor Miles declared a conflict of interest with respect to the salary portion of the Region of Peel Budget, as well as the January 14, 2010 Regional Council Budget minutes, as a family member is employed with the Region of Peel.

Councillor Moore declared a conflict of interest with respect to the salary portion of the Region of Peel Budget, as well as the January 14, 2010 Regional Council Budget minutes, as family members are employed with the Region of Peel.

Councillor Saito declared a conflict of interest with respect to the salary portion of the Region of Peel Budget, as well as the January 14, 2010 Regional Council Budget minutes, as a family member is employed with the Region of Peel.


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) January 14, 2010 Regional Council Budget Meeting

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Corbasson;

That the minutes of the January 14, 2010 Regional Council – Budget meeting be approved.

Carried RCB-2010-11

Councillor Miles referred to a memo received from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated January 20, 2010, titled, “New FCM Survey Shows Canadians Want Federal Infrastructure Funding Protected as Government Reduces Deficit”. Councillor Miles stated that the survey opinion could be transferred down to local municipalities and noted that the City of Mississauga has included 0.5 per cent for a capital reserve contribution in their 2010 budget. Councillor Miles requested that Regional Council consider a 0.5 per cent capital reserve contribution to the 2010 budget.

Jeff Payne, Deputy Clerk stated that in accordance with Section 7 (c) of Procedural By-law 57-2006, as amended, a two-thirds majority vote is required, on a motion to amend a previously decided motion.

The following motion was voted upon:

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That Council amend the previously decided motion approved at the January 14, 2010 Regional Council Budget meeting regarding the capital reserve contribution, 2010 Current and Capital Budget.

  In Favour: G. Carlson, G. Gibson, K. Mahoney, S. McFadden, G, Miles, M. Morrison, C. Parrish, P. Saito, J. Sanderson,
J. Sprovieri, A. Thompson, R. Whitehead
  Total: 12
     
  Opposed:

C. Corbasson, F. Dale, N. Iannicca, E. Moore, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, M. Prentice

  Total: 7
     
  Absent: E. Adams, S. Fennell, A. Groves, H. McCallion, R. Paterak
  Total 5

13 votes in favour were required to amend the previously approved motion

Lost RCB-2010-12


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Parrish;

That the agenda for the January 21, 2010 Regional Council Budget meeting be approved.

Carried RCB-2010-13


5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS
- Nil


6. COMMUNICATIONS - Nil


7. REPORTS
- Nil


8. BY-LAWS - Nil


9. OTHER BUSINESS
- Nil


10. NOTICES OF MOTION
- Nil


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

At 1:10 p.m., in accordance with section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, a motion was placed, and was carried, to move into closed session.

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Parrish;

That Council proceed “In Camera” to consider the following matter:

• Labour Relations or Employee Negotiations

Carried RCB-2010-14

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Parrish;

That Council proceed out of “In Camera”.

Carried RCB-2010-15

Council moved out of closed session at 1:35 p.m.

1. Staff Reports

  a) Labour Relations or Employee Negotiations (Oral)
      Presentation by R. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services, and Norma Trim, Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services

Received RCB-2010-16

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services be authorized to include $1.9 million in salary adjustment in the 2010 Current and Capital Budget as a technical adjustments to finalize the net levy by-law.

Carried RCB-2010-17

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That Members of Regional Council forego the 2 per cent salary band adjustment for 2010.

Carried RCB-2010-18

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the Chief Administrative Officer for the Region of Peel forego the 2 per cent salary band adjustment for 2010;

And further, that the Region of Peel Executive Management Team forego the 2 per cent salary band adjustment for 2010.

Carried RCB-2010-19


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Gibson,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That By-law 20-2010 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its Budget meeting held on January 21, 2010, 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 RCB-2010-20


13. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 1:40 p.m.

 

J. Payne
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Deputy Clerk
E. Kolb
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Regional Chair