March 29, 2012 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
6. Reports
  1. Proclamation Reports
    To Recognize Annually April 28 as a Day of Mourning in Honour of Lives Lost and Injuries in the Workplace
  2. Staff Reports
     
7. By-laws
8. Other Business
9. Notices of Motion
10. In Camera Matters
11. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
12. Adjournment

THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
March 29, 2012

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:40 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Sanderson recited the prayer.

  Members Present:
G. Carlson; B. Crombie; F. Dale; P. Foley; C. Fonseca*; S. Hames; N. Iannicca; E. Kolb; K. Mahoney; H. McCallion*; E. Moore; M. Morrison; P. Mullin; P. Palleschi; R. Paterak; P. Saito; J. Sanderson; J. Sprovieri; R. Starr; A. Thompson; J. Tovey*; R. Whitehead
     
  Members Absent: S. Fennell, due to a personal matter; S. McFadden, due to vacation; G. Miles
     
  Also Present:

D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services; D. Labrecque, Commissioner of Public Works; N. Trim, Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services; J. Menard, Commissioner of Human Services; J. Smith, Commissioner of Health Services; Dr. D. Mowat, Medical Officer of Health; P. O’Connor, Regional Solicitor and Director, Legal and Risk Management; C. Reid, Regional Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist

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* See text for arrivals
¨See text for departures

2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Councillor Sanderson declared a conflict of interest regarding Items Related to Management - Item MA-A1 as his family own property in the area.


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) March 8 , 2012, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on March 8, 2012 be approved.

Carried 2012-403


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the agenda for the March 29, 2012 Regional Council meeting include an additional communication item from Darren Steedman, Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), regarding the 2012 Peel Region Development Charges Study – Preliminary Findings Report, to be dealt with under Items Related to Management - Item MA-E1;

And further, that the agenda for the March 29, 2012 Regional Council meeting include an additional oral update from the Regional Solicitor regarding advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose, to be dealt with under In Camera Matters – Item 10.1d;

And further, that the agenda for the March 29, 2012 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2012-404

See also Resolutions 2012-409 and 2012-459


5. DELEGATIONS

a) Dr. Robert Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC); and Lisa Purdy, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Presenting Peel Public Health with the 2011 Institute of Public Administration of Canada Silver Award in the Health Care Category of the IPAC/Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Awards

Received 2012-405

See also Resolution 2012-426

Councillor Fonseca arrived at 9:47 a.m., due to other municipal business.

Dr. Robert Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) and Lisa Purdy, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP, congratulated Peel Public Health for receiving the 2011 IPAC Silver Award in the Health Care category of the IPAC/Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Awards. The Region of Peel’s submission presented a unique and novel approach to evidence-informed decision making that is transferrable to other sectors and Dr Taylor explained that evidence-informed decision making is critical to effectively use limited resources, design appropriate services, and provide the best advice to citizens.

Janette Smith, Commissioner of Health Services, stated that the team led by Dr. Mowat have brought a very strong discipline of using research and evidence across public health as well as influencing the rest of the corporation.

Dr. Mowat recognized the more than 70 staff members who were directly involved in the project and in particular, noted the contributions of Dr. Ward and Dr. Donna Ciliska, Professor, Faculty of Nursing, McMaster University who were instrumental in assisting with access to resources, providing training and consultation.

Janette Smith, Commissioner of Health Services, provided an update on Term of Council Priority #11, “Assess the Impacts of the Aging Population on Heath and Human Services Delivered”, noting that the priority is designed to engage the Region in preparedness planning for the aging population in Peel. Phase I consisted of an Impact Analysis which found that nine programs delivered by the Health and Human Services departments will be most impacted by the aging population in the areas of Paramedic Services, Long Term Care, Social Housing, Public Health, Low-Income Seniors’ Dental Program and Project Lifesaver Peel. The analysis also revealed that there is limited understanding of the projected and evolving needs of seniors in the Region of Peel relative to the services available in Peel.

Janette Smith stated that Phase II will include the development of a seniors’ related advocacy strategy; engaging in further research that will help project the needs of the seniors’ population in Peel and assist Council in future decision-making and creating a tool to support the integration of a seniors’ perspective into other Regional Term of Council Priorities.

Councillor Mullin noted that the report states that immigrants account for 70 per cent of the seniors’ population in Peel Region and she inquired how many have been in Canada for less than five years and what level of assistance is provided by the federal government. Janette Smith undertook to investigate and report back to a future meeting with the requested information.

b) Oscar Castaneda, GIS Analyst and Inspector Paul Donnelly, Officer In Charge, Operational Planning and Resources, Peel Regional Police, Presenting the Crime Mapping Application to be Launched on the Peel Regional Police Internet Website

Received 2012-406

Councillor McCallion arrived at 10:11 a.m.

A copy of the presentation is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk.

Oscar Castaneda, GIS Analyst, and Inspector Paul Donnelly, Officer in Charge, Operational Planning and Resources, Peel Regional Police, stated that to meet the growing demand for crime data, Peel Regional Police developed an in-house internet crime mapping application that will provide residents of Brampton and Mississauga with a graphic and interactive tool that shows a snap shot of crime in their neighbourhoods. The mapping application will be available on the Peel Regional Police public website at www.peelpolice.ca. Crime types that will be displayed using the application include homicide, robbery, break and enters, auto theft, theft from auto and mischief to property. The application will provide residents of, and visitors to Peel Region, with an interactive mapping to assist them in learning more about criminal activity in their communities and to provide an impetus for engaging in problem solving.

In response to a question from Councillor Saito, Oscar Castaneda undertook to work with the Peel Regional Police Webmaster to ensure the mapping application will be available in alternate formats that are compatible with Apple computers and i-phones.

Councillor Moore suggested the application be linked to the area municipal and school board websites.

At 10:15 a.m. in accordance with section 239(2) of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, a motion was placed, and was carried, to move into closed session to consider the following subject matter:

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

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

Additional Item – Item 10.1d:

Carried 2012-407

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That Council proceed out of “In Camera”.

Carried 2012-408

Councillor Tovey arrived at 10:40 a.m., due to a personal matter.

Council moved out of closed session at 11:25 a.m.


10. IN CAMERA MATTERS

Additional Item – Item 10.1d was dealt with.

d) Advice that is Subject to Solicitor-Client Privilege, Including Communications Necessary for that Purpose (Oral)

Received 2012-409

See also Resolutions 2012-404, 2012-410 and 2012-411

Regional Council recessed at 11:25 a.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 11:32 a.m.

  Members Present: G. Carlson; B. Crombie; F. Dale; P. Foley; C. Fonseca; S. Hames; N. Iannicca; E. Kolb; K. Mahoney; H. McCallion; E. Moore; M. Morrison; P. Mullin; P. Palleschi; R. Paterak; P. Saito; J. Sanderson; J. Sprovieri; R. Starr; A. Thompson; J. Tovey; R. Whitehead
     
  Members Absent: S. Fennell, due to a personal matter; S. McFadden, due to vacation; G. Miles
     
  Also Present: D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services; D. Labrecque, Commissioner of Public Works; N. Trim, Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services; J. Menard, Commissioner of Human Services; J. Smith, Commissioner of Health Services; Dr. D. Mowat, Medical Officer of Health; P. O’Connor, Regional Solicitor and Director, Legal and Risk Management; C. Reid, Regional Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist


The following motion was voted upon:

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

Whereas Regional Council adopted Resolution 2012-354 on February 23, 2012, directing that staff negotiate an agreement for a five to seven year term and renewal options for Peel’s waste supply agreement in parallel with Algonquin Power Energy From Waste Inc., Covanta Energy Corporation and Waste Management of Canada Corporation (the “Proponents”), and report back to Council by March 29, 2012;

And whereas, staff have conducted such negotiations and have submitted to Regional Council the Report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated March 21, 2012, titled “Short Term Waste Disposal Agreement Negotiations Document 2012-225N”, reporting on offers received, based on proposals submitted by each Proponent on March 9, 2012 and their written clarifications;

And whereas, Regional Council has been informed of the possibility that a Proponent delegating at today’s meeting of Regional Council intends to propose substantive alterations to its proposal during its delegation;

And whereas, in the interests of procedural fairness it is appropriate that Proponents not be afforded opportunities to make substantive changes to their proposals, and that Regional Council refrain from hearing and considering any such substantive changes;

Therefore be it resolved, that Proponents not be entitled to delegate at the March 29, 2012 meeting of Regional Council.

Carried by two-thirds vote 2012-410

See also Resolutions 2012-409 and 2012-411

c) Mike Snow, President, and Chris Jarratt, Vice Chair, Algonquin Power, Regarding the Algonquin Power Energy from Waste Proposal for Waste Disposal

This item was withdrawn in accordance with Resolution 2012-410

d) Joey Neuhoff, Vice President, Business Development, Covanta Energy Corporation, Regarding the Region of Peel’s Waste Supply Agreement

This item was withdrawn in accordance with Resolution 2012-410

Items Related to Public Works – Item PW-C1 was dealt with.

PW-C. WASTE MANAGEMENT

PW-C1. Short Term Waste Disposal Agreement Negotiations, Document Number 2012-225N

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That staff finalize negotiations of a short term waste disposal agreement with Waste Management of Canada Corporation at an estimated total cost of $54,832,000 (excluding applicable taxes, annual CPI and fuel adjustments) for a five year term with renewal options as described in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works dated March 21, 2012 titled “Short Term Waste Disposal Agreement Negotiations Document 2012-225N”, and otherwise on terms satisfactory to the Commissioner of Public Works in a form satisfactory to the Regional Solicitor;

And further, that if negotiations with WMCC are not finalized by June 29, 2012, that staff report back to Regional Council;

And further, that annual savings resulting from the short term waste disposal agreement be allocated to a long term waste disposal reserve to be established;

And further, that the report listed as Items Related to Public Works – Item PW-C1, be received.

Councillor Mullin requested a recorded vote.

  In Favour: G. Carlson; B. Crombie; F. Dale; P. Foley; C. Fonseca; N. Iannicca; K. Mahoney; H. McCallion; E. Moore; M. Morrison; P. Mullin; R. Paterak; P. Saito;J. Sanderson; J. Sprovieri; R. Starr; A. Thompson; J. Tovey; R. Whitehead
  Total: 19
     
  Opposed: S. Hames; P. Palleschi
  Total: 2
     
  Absent: S. Fennell; S. McFadden; G. Miles
  Total: 3

Carried 2012-411

See also Resolutions 2012-409 and 2012-410


6. REPORTS

1. Proclamation Reports

a) To Recognize Annually April 28 as a Day of Mourning in Honour of Lives Lost and Injuries in the Workplace

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That April 28 be proclaimed annually as a “Day of Mourning” in honour of lives lost and injuries in the workplace and to represent the Region of Peel’s commitment to a safe and healthy workplace.

Carried 2012-412

2. Staff Reports

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Councillor A. Thompson

PW-A. OPERATIONS SUPPORT

PW-A1. Imposing a Special Charge under the Municipal Act, Project 06-2720, Village of Inglewood – Town of Caledon, Ward 1

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the imposition of a special charge upon the owners or occupants of land who derive or may derive a benefit from the construction of Project 06-2720 in the Town of Caledon, be approved;

And further, that the necessary by-law to impose the special charges be presented for enactment.

Carried 2012-413

See also Resolution 2012-460

PW-A2. Imposing a Special Charge under the Municipal Act, Project 06-2730 – City of Brampton, Ward 6

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the imposition of a special charge upon the owners or occupants of land who derive or may derive a benefit from the construction of Project 06-2730 on Creditview Road, Churchville Road, Martin’s Boulevard and Hallstone Road in the City of Brampton, be approved;

And further, that the budget for Project 06-2730 be adjusted to increase the Region’s contribution by $69,923, financed from the Wastewater Capital Financing Stabilization Reserve (R0242);

And further, that the necessary by-law to impose the special charges be presented for enactment.

Carried 2012-414

See also Resolution 2012-460


PW-B. TRANSPORTATION

PW-B1. Schedule “C” Class Environmental Assessment for Mississauga Road, from Bovaird Drive to Mayfield Road, Capital Projects 08-4330 and 10-4040, Document Number 2008-127P – City of Brampton, Ward 6

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That the contract (Document 2008-127P) for engineering consulting services between the Region of Peel and AECOM Canada Ltd. be extended to provide additional engineering services, in the estimated amount of $100,000 (excluding applicable taxes) under Capital Project 08-4330, for a total commitment of $713,805 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;

And further, that the additional funding in the amount of $100,000 be redeployed from Capital Project 10-4040, to Capital Project 08-4330, financed from Development Charges Regional Road Reserve, R3505.

Carried 2012-415


PW-C. WASTE MANAGEMENT

PW-C1. Short Term Waste Disposal Agreement Negotiations, Document Number 2012-225N

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2012-411

PW-C2. Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste Agreement with Stewardship Ontario

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the “New Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste Services Agreement” dated July 1, 2011 and the “Amended Agreement - New Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste Services Agreement” dated January 27, 2012 with Stewardship Ontario be executed by April 1, 2012;

And further, that staff continue to work individually and in collaboration with the Regional Public Works Commissioners of Ontario and Association of Municipalities of Ontario and the Municipal Waste Association on the key terms and pricing of the Stewardship Ontario Agreements.

Carried 2012-416

PW-C3. Transportation and Processing Services for Excess Source Separated Organics, Immature Compost, Yard Waste and Vacuum Leaves, Document Number 2011-637N

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the contract for the supply of transportation and processing services for excess source separated organics (Green Bin), immature compost, yard waste and vacuum leaves for a firm five-year term in the estimated annual amount of $1,500,500 (excluding applicable taxes) be awarded to All Treat Farms Limited, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;

And further, that staff be authorized to increase the contract for similar requirements during the five-year term where the actual annual or seasonal requirements exceed the estimates to the limits allowed by the budget.

Carried 2012-417


PW-D. WATER

PW-D1. Water Treatment and Quality, 2011 Annual Summary Report: Municipal Water Supplies

Received 2012-418


PW-E. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-E1. Damian Albanese, Director, Transportation Division, Public Works, Region of Peel, Memo dated February 15, 2012, Regarding the Halton Region/Peel Region Boundary Agreement

Received 2012-419

PW-E2. Mike Cowbrough, Chief Weed Inspector, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Letter dated February 17, 2012, Regarding Weed Control Act R.S.O 1990 and Appointment of Weed Inspectors

Received 2012-420

See also Resolution 2012-421 and 2012-460

Moved by Councillor Starr,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That Len Gardiner, Supervisor, Roads, Operations and Maintenance and Warren Nicholishen, Supervisor, Roads, Operations and Maintenance, be appointed as the Region of Peel's Area Weed Inspectors, in accordance with Section 6(1) of the Weed Control Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter W.5;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works be delegated authority to appoint Area Weed Inspectors in accordance with the Weed Control Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter W.5, and present by-laws in this regard;

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

And further, that the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs be so advised.

Carried 2012-421

See also Resolutions 2012-420 and 2012-460

PW-E3. Carmela Radice, Legislative Coordinator, Legislative Services Division, City of Mississauga, Letter dated February 24, 2012, Regarding the Closure of the Ministry of Transportation Peel District Enforcement Office

Referred to the Peel Goods Movement Task Force 2012-422

Councillor Thompson requested the Commissioner of Public Works to report to a future meeting of Regional Council should it be determined that municipalities will be financially impacted as a result of the closing of the Ministry of Transportation Peel District Enforcement Office.

PW-E4. Ashley Mancuso, Council and Committee Services Coordinator, Town of Halton Hills, Letter dated February 28, 2012, to the Minister of Transportation Regarding the Town of Halton Hills Report and Resolution titled “GTA West Corridor Planning and EA Study – Stage 1 Scope of Additional Work in the Halton Area”

Received 2012-423

Regional Council recessed at 11:52 a.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 12:30 p.m.

  Members Present: G. Carlson; B. Crombie; F. Dale; P. Foley; C. Fonseca; S. Hames; N. Iannicca*¨; E. Kolb; K. Mahoney; H. McCallion; E. Moore; M. Morrison; P. Mullin*; P. Palleschi*; R. Paterak; J. Sanderson; J. Sprovieri*; R. Starr; A. Thompson; R. Whitehead
     
  Members Absent: S. Fennell, due to a personal matter; S. McFadden, due to vacation; G. Miles; P. Saito, due to other municipal business; J. Tovey, 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 Public Works; N. Trim, Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services; J. Menard, Commissioner of Human Services; J. Smith, Commissioner of Health Services; Dr. D. Mowat, Medical Officer of Health; P. O’Connor, Regional Solicitor and Director, Legal and Risk Management; C. Reid, Regional Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist


ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore

HE-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HE-A1. Update on Term of Council Priority #11: Assess the Impacts of the Aging Population on Health and Human Services Delivered
      Presentation by Janette Smith, Commissioner of Health Services

Received 2012-424

A copy of the presentation is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk.

Councillor Mullin arrived at 12:32 p.m.
Councillor Sprovieri arrived at 12:32 p.m.
Councillor Iannicca arrived at 12:33 p.m.
Councillor Paterak arrived at 12:34 p.m.

Janette Smith, Commissioner of Health Services, provided an update on Term of Council Priority #11, “Assess the Impacts of the Aging Population on Heath and Human Services Delivered”, noting that the priority is designed to engage the Region in preparedness planning for the aging population in Peel. Phase I consisted of an Impact Analysis which found that nine programs delivered by the Health and Human Services departments will be most impacted by the aging population in the areas of Paramedic Services, Long Term Care, Social Housing, Public Health, Low-Income Seniors’ Dental Program and Project Lifesaver Peel. The analysis also revealed that there is limited understanding of the projected and evolving needs of seniors in the Region of Peel relative to the services available in Peel.

Janette Smith stated that Phase II will include the development of a seniors’ related advocacy strategy; engaging in further research that will help project the needs of the seniors’ population in Peel, and; creating a tool to support the integration of a seniors’ perspective into Regional priorities.

Councillor Mullin noted that the report states that immigrants account for 70 per cent of the seniors’ population in Peel Region and she inquired how many have been in Canada for less than five years and what level of assistance is provided by the federal government. Janette Smith undertook to investigate and report back to a future meeting with the requested information.


HE-B. PUBLIC HEALTH

HE-B1. 2010 Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer of Health of Ontario: Health, Not Health Care - Changing the Conversation

Received 2012-425

See also Resolution 2012-427

HE-B2. 2011 Institute of Public Health Administration of Canada Award for Peel Public Health

Received 2012-426

See also Resolution 2012-405


HE-C. COMMUNICATIONS

HE-C1. Arlene King, Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated December 29, 2011, Providing a copy of the 2010 Annual Report Health, Not Health Care – Changing the Conversation

Received 2012-427

See also Resolution 2012-425

HE-C2. Linda Mailer, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated February 23, 2012, Advising that Brampton City Council Passed Resolution C018-2012 in Support of the Region of Peel Fire and Paramedic Services Review

Referred to Health Services 2012-428

HE-C3. Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated February 24, 2012, Advising that the City of Mississauga Passed Resolution 0036-2012 Regarding Possible Health Concerns to City Staff with the Placement of Cell Towers on City Properties

Referred to Health Services 2012-429

HE-C4. David Tilson, MP, Dufferin-Caledon, Letter dated March 1, 2012, in Response to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated February 6, 2012, Regarding the Region of Peel’s Resolution on Fluoride Levels in Drinking Water and Toothpaste

Received 2012-430


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Councillor R. Whitehead

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

MA-A1. 2012 Development Charges Study - Preliminary Findings

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services dated March 21, 2012, titled “2012 Development Charges Study – Preliminary Findings” be adopted;

And further, that a Preliminary 2012 Development Charges Background Study be prepared and made available to the public and to the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) to facilitate its detailed review of the estimated development charge rates and related information;

And further, that staff be authorized to arrange an informal, open meeting on May 17, 2012 for Members of Regional Council with BILD to review the findings within the subject report and discuss options for minimizing the costs of growth in the current environment, and that the Rules of Procedure be suspended for the purposes of the informal meeting;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the area municipalities for their information;

And further, that the Regional Municipality of Peel hold a Public Meeting on June 14, 2012 immediately following the Retail Business Holidays Act (RBHA) Public Meeting, as required under Section 12 (1) of the Development Charges Act.

Carried unanimously 2012-431

See also Resolution 2012-459

Councillor Palleschi requested that staff report to a future meeting of Regional Council with recommendations for approaching the Province to request that municipalities be permitted to collect Development Charges related to hospital funding.


MA-B. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B1. Transfer of Region of Peel Federal Gas Tax Allocation – 2012

Moved by Councillor Mahoney,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That the $29,518,741.00 federal gas tax allocation received by the Region of Peel in 2012 be transferred to the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon based on the allocation method identified in the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated January 23, 2012, titled “Transfer of Region of Peel Federal Gas Tax Allocation - 2012”;

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

And further, that the indemnity agreements that form Schedule A to the by-law be executed by the duly authorized signing officers of the Regional Corporation to enact the transfer of the funds to the lower-tier municipalities.

Carried 2012-432

See also Resolution 2012-460

MA-B2. 2011 Statement of Remuneration and Expenses

Received 2012-433

MA-B3. 2012 Final Levy By-law

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That the 2012 Current Budget be adjusted to include the technical adjustment identified in the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated February 1, 2012, titled “2012 Final Levy By-law”;

And further, that the shortfall of $909,250 in assessment levy growth included in the 2012 Current Budget be funded from the Working Funds Assessment Reserve (R1213);

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented for enactment which apportions the 2012 Regional net levy requirement of $854,695,989 to the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon in accordance with the Council approved apportionment formula, as detailed in Appendix I to the subject report.

Carried 2012-434

See also Resolution 2012-460

MA-B4. Professional Consulting Services to Support Long Term Financial Modelling – Document Number 2012-073P

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the contract (Document Number 2012-073P) for Professional Consulting Services to support Long Term Financial Modelling, including the initial installation of the software, data population, support and professional services be awarded to Hemson Consulting Ltd. in the estimated amount of $256,580 (excluding applicable taxes) in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008.

Carried 2012-435

MA-B5. Report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2012-2) meeting held on February 28, 2012

Moved by Councillor Fonseca,
Seconded by Councillor Foley;

That the report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2012-2) meeting held on February 28, 2012, be adopted.

Carried 2012-436

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AAC-7-2012:

That the agenda for the February 28, 2012 Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting include an update by William Goursky, Committee Chair, regarding Abilities Bulletin – February 2012, to be dealt with under Reports – Item 6b-i, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member Updates;

And further, that the agenda for the February 28, 2012 Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting include a discussion on the Connections 2012 Resource Fair for Persons with Disabilities, to be dealt with under Reports – Item 6b-ii, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member Updates;

And further, that the agenda for the February 28, 2012 Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting include an update from Naz Husain, Committee Vice-Chair, on the ESCAP/Leonard Cheshire Disability Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, to be dealt with under Reports – Item 6b-iii, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member Updates;

And further, that the agenda for the February 28, 2012, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2012-437

See also Resolutions 2012-438 and 2012-448

Additional Item – Item 6b-iii was dealt with.

6. REPORTS

b. Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member Updates

  iii. ESCAP/Leonard Cheshire Disability Conference – Bangkok, Thailand (Oral)
      Update by Naz Husain, Committee Vice-Chair

Received 2012-438

See also Resolution 2012-437

3. PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES

a. Minutes of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2012-1) meeting held on January 31, 2012

Received 2012-439

4. COMMUNICATIONS

a. South Asian Focus, Article dated January 31, 2012, titled “When Kids Don’t Get Alliances Since a Sibling is Disabled”

Received 2012-440

b. Brampton Guardian, Article dated February 5, 2012, titled “Grants Help Disabled Athletes Play”

Received 2012-441

c. CTVNews.ca, Article dated February 7, 2012, titled “Let’s Talk Campaign Chair Turns Tragedy into Message of Hope”

Received 2012-442

See also Resolution 2012-443

d. Region of Peel, Article titled “Let’s Talk Day: Opening Conversations about Mental Health”

Received 2012-443

See also Resolution 2012-442

5. DELEGATIONS

a. Peter Hossack, Architect, Hossack & Associates Architects, Bob Ho, Capital Project Manager, Real Property Asset Management and Mark Centrone, Project Manager, Health Facility Planning, Region of Peel, Providing a Review of the Peel Regional Paramedic Services Satellite Station located at 40 Victoria Crescent – City of Brampton, Ward 8

Received 2012-444

See also Resolution 2012-445

RECOMMENDATION AAC-8-2012:

That the update provided to the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) on February 28, 2012 by Region of Peel Real Property Asset Management staff regarding the site plan for the Peel Regional Paramedic Services Satellite Station located at 40 Victoria Crescent – City of Brampton, Ward 8, be received;

And further, that notification of the support of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee for the subject site plan, be provided to the City of Brampton, Planning, Design and Development department.

Approved 2012-445

See also Resolution 2012-444

b. Julie Pehar, Equity Vision Consulting, Presenting the Results of the Peel Counts 2011 Report

Received 2012-446

6. REPORTS

a. Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Program Updates (Oral)
Update by Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel

Received 2012-447

b. Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member Updates

i) Abilities Bulletin (Oral)
Discussion led by William Goursky, Committee Chair

Received 2012-448

See also Resolution 2012-437

ii) Connections 2012 Resource Fair for Persons with Disabilities (Oral)
Update by William Goursky, Committee Chair

Received 2012-449

See also Resolution 2012-437

iii. ESCAP/Leonard Cheshire Disability Conference – Bangkok, Thailand (Oral)
Update by Naz Husain, Committee Vice-Chair

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2012-438


MA-C. EMPLOYEE AND BUSINESS SERVICES

  MA-C1. Professional Services for Desktop Virtualization – Document Number 2011-531P
      Presentation by R. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services and Geovanni Mosquera, Director, Information Systems and Technology Services

Received 2012-450

See also Resolution 2012-451

Moved by Councillor Starr,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the contract (Document Number 2011-531P) for Professional Services for Desktop Virtualization be awarded to Onx Enterprise Solutions Ltd. in the estimated amount of $512,983.50 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008.

Carried 2012-451

See also Resolution 2012-450

A copy of the presentation is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk.

Members of Regional Council asked questions of clarification with respect to the budget for computer acquisitions, the use of dedicated reserves to meet the future needs of the Region of Peel and the licensing requirements for the various software applications that support Regional programs.

Councillor Iannicca departed at 1:50 p.m.

MA-C2. Public Sector Network (PSN) Update and Budget

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Foley;

That the Public Sector Network (PSN) 2011 Financial Results set out in the Subscriber Revenue and Expenditure Statement for the Year Ending December 31, 2011 included in Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Employee and Business Services, dated February 15, 2012, titled “Public Sector Network (PSN) Update and Budget”, be approved;

And further, that the PSN Subscriber Revenue and Expenditure Statement Projection for the Year Ending December 31, 2012 included in Appendix I of the subject report be approved as the 2012 PSN budget in accordance with the PSN partnership agreement.

Carried 2012-452


MA-D. EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-D1. Appointment to Housing Services Corporation

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That Region of Peel Chief Administrative Officer, David Szwarc, be selected, in conjunction with his joint selection by the Regional Municipalities of Halton, Durham and York, for appointment to the Board of Directors of the Housing Services Corporation (HSC) pursuant to section 128(2)3 of the Housing Services Act, 2011.

Carried 2012-453

MA-D2. Report of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee (IRAC-2012-2) meeting held on March 1, 2012

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the report of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee (IRAC-2012-2) meeting held on March 1, 2012, be adopted.

Carried 2012-454

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION IRAC-2-2012:

That the agenda for the March 1, 2012 Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee meeting, be approved.

Approved 2012-455

3. DELEGATIONS - Nil

4. REPORTS

  a) 2012 Government Relations Strategic Opportunities and Advocacy Priorities
      Presentation by David Arbuckle, Manager of Public Policy, Office of Strategic Innovation & Policy

Received 2012-456

See also Resolution 2012-457

RECOMMENDATION IRAC-3-2012:

That the Government Relations Strategic Opportunities and Advocacy Priorities identified in the report of the Chair, Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee, dated February 6, 2012, titled “2012 Government Relations Strategic Opportunities and Advocacy Priorities”, be approved.

Approved 2012-457

See also Resolution 2012-456

5. GOVERNMENT RELATIONS STATUS REPORT AND CURRENT ACTIVITIES (Oral)
Discussion led by Lowell Rubin-Vaughan, Senior Advisor, Government Relations, Office of Strategic Innovation and Policy

a) Federal News

b) Provincial News

c) Local News

Received 2012-458

Additional Item – Item MA-E1:

MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS:

MA-E. Darren Steedman, Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), Letter dated March 27, 2012, Regarding the 2012 Peel Region Development Charges Study – Preliminary Findings Report

Received 2012-459

See also Resolutions 2012-404 and 2012-431


7. BY-LAWS

Three Readings:

By-law 19-2012: A by-law to impose a special charge upon the owners of lands who will or may derive a benefit from the construction of Project 06-2720 in the Village of Inglewood, Town of Caledon, Ward 1.

By-law 20-2012: A by-law to impose a special charge upon the owners of lands who will or may derive a benefit from the construction of Project 06-2730 on Creditview Road, Churchville Road, Martin’s Boulevard and Hallstone Road, City of Brampton, Ward 6.

By-law 22-2012: A by-law to authorize the construction of a sanitary sewer on Portway Avenue, including Atrium Court, in the City of Mississauga, Ward 8, and undertake such work as a local improvement.

By-law 24-2012: A by-law to allocate federal gas tax revenue funds to the City of Brampton, the City of Mississauga and the Town of Caledon for the year 2012.

By-law 25-2012: A by-law to adopt estimates of all sums required during the year 2012 for the purposes of the Regional Corporation and to provide a general levy and special levies on lower-tier municipalities.

By-law 26-2012: A by-law to amend By-law Number 73-75, as amended, being a By-law to Appoint an Area Weed Inspector for the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Foley;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 19-2012, 20-2012, 22-2012 and 2012-24 to 26-2012 inclusive, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2012-460

See also Resolutions 2012-413, 2012-414, 2012-420, 2012-421, 2012-432 and 2012-434


8. OTHER BUSINESS

a) Resolution Regarding Early Learning and Child Care in Peel Council Task Force

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

Whereas, Regional Council Resolution 2012-364, passed on March 8, 2012 established the Early Learning and Child Care in Peel Council Task Force;

And whereas, the Regional Chair was asked to reduce the anticipated number of Task Force meetings to coincide with Council Members’ availability;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Task Force convene prior to each Regional Council meeting up to and including the July 5, 2012 meeting, with the exception of the June 14 meeting, and subsequently on July 19 if required;

And further, that the Task Force meet from 8:30 am to 10:45 a.m. on April 12, 2012 at 7120 Hurontario Street, prior to the regularly scheduled Regional Council meeting;

And further, that all delegations to the Task Force meetings be by invitation only, and that written communications to the Task Force will be accepted at the following email address taskforce@peelregion.ca;

And further, that the Regional Council meeting scheduled for April 12, 2012, and all subsequent meetings until and including the July 5, 2012 meeting, with the exception of the June 14 meeting, be scheduled to commence at 11:00 a.m.

Carried 2012-461

RESOLUTION 2012-461 AMENDED BY 2012-842 AND 2012-843

Regional Chair Kolb reminded Members of Regional Council that the April 12, 2012 Regional Council meeting will be held at 7120 Hurontario Street, Mississauga and will commence following the meeting of the Early Learning and Child Care in Peel Council Task Force.


9. NOTICES OF MOTION
- Nil


10. IN CAMERA MATTERS

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

1. Staff Reports

a) Proposed Property Acquisition (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the Regional Municipality of Peel, as Purchaser, enter into an agreement with 1217246 Ontario Inc., as Vendor, for the purchase of the fee simple interest in lands being part of Block 3, Plan 43M-1624, City of Brampton, The Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly described as Parts 1 and 2 on draft reference plan drawing number 21-12-007-000 prepared by MMM Geomatics Ontario Limited;

And further, that the funds for the transaction be financed from Cost Centre 11-7830.

Carried 2012-462

b) Payment of Compensation Pursuant to the Expropriations Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.E. 26 Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) and Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) Intersection Improvements - City of Brampton, Ward 8 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That The Regional Municipality of Peel approve the Compensation and Release Agreement with Concert Real Estate Corporation for a full and final settlement and release of all claims arising from the expropriation of land and easements described as follows:

  • Fee simple lands described as Part of Block H, Registered Plan 636, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly described as Parts 1, 2, and 3 on Expropriation Plan PR2111937;

  • Permanent easement lands described as Part of Block H, Registered Plan 636, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly described as Part 4 on Expropriation Plan PR2111937 for the purpose of constructing storm sewers and drains and all related appurtenances;

  • Permanent easement lands described as Part of Block H, Registered Plan 636, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly described as Part 6 on Expropriation Plan PR2111937 for the purpose of constructing traffic signals and all related appurtenances;

  • Permanent easement or rights in the nature of a permanent easement in, on, over, through, across, along and upon the lands described as Part of Block H, Registered Plan 636, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly described as Parts 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 on Expropriation Plan PR2111937 for the purpose of constructing road works, including the accommodation, construction, installation, operation, maintenance, inspecting, alteration, removal, replacement, reconstruction, relocation, enlargement or repair of electricity transmission/distribution line or lines, and all related appurtenances and accessories thereto;

  • Temporary easement for three (3) years commencing upon the registration of the Expropriation Plan on, over, under and through lands shown as Part 18 on Expropriation Plan PR2111937 for the purpose of entering upon and occupying the land with all necessary vehicles, machinery, equipment and material required to construct, enlarge and repair storm sewers and drains and works ancillary thereto;

And further, that the funds be financed from Capital Project 06-4020.

Carried 2012-463

c) Litigation or Potential Litigation, including Matters before Administrative Tribunals, affecting the Municipality or Local Board

Received 2012-464

Additional Item – Item 10.1d:

d) Advice that is Subject to Solicitor-client Privilege, Including Communications Necessary for that Purpose (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2012-409


11. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Hames,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That By-law 27-2012 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on March 29, 2012, and to authorize the execution of documents in accordance with the Region's by-laws relating thereto, be given the required number of readings, taken as read, signed by the Regional Chair and the Regional Clerk, and the Corporate Seal be affixed thereto.

Carried 2012-465


12. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 2:02 p.m.

 

 

C. Reid
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Regional Clerk

E. Kolb
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Regional Chair