June 14, 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
    a) Pride Week - July 9 to 15, 2012
  2. Staff Reports
     
7. By-laws
8. Other Business
9. Notices of Motion
10. In Camera Matters
10A. By-laws Relating to In Camera Matters
11. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
12. Adjournment

THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
June 14, 2012

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 1:29 p.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, Brampton.

1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Whitehead recited the prayer.

  Members Present:
G. Carlson; B. Crombie¨; F. Dale; S. Fennell; P. Foley¨; C. Fonseca; S. Hames*; E. Kolb; H. McCallion; S. McFadden¨; 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: N. Iannicca, due to other municipal business; K. Mahoney, due to a personal matter; G. Miles, due to vacation; P. Saito, due to vacation
     
  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 and Director of Clerk’s; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist

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* See text for arrivals
¨See text for departures


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) May 24, 2012, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on May 24, 2012 be approved.

Carried 2012-696


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Mullin,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That Delegations - Items 5b and 5c, listed on the June 14, 2012 Regional Council agenda, be withdrawn;

And further, that the agenda for the June 14, 2012 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2012-697


5. DELEGATIONS

a) Thomas Fischer, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity Brampton, Ebrahim Khan, Partner Family Member, Habitat for Humanity Mississauga, Providing an Overview of the Habitat for Humanity Peel Affiliate's Mandate, Future Building Plans in Peel and a Positive Perspective from a Participant of the Program

Received 2012-698

See also Resolution 2012-699

Thomas Fischer, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity Brampton, stated that funding provided by the Region of Peel significantly accelerates the Habitat for Humanity Build Program and allows more homes to be built, faster. He noted that the Region of Peel is not responsible for ongoing maintenance or capital replacement and that homeowners become contributors to the municipality through payment of taxes and utility bills.

Thomas Fischer provided information on build projects that are currently in progress or being considered in the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga, noting that in addition to constructing new homes, Habitat for Humanity also purchases, renovates and sells homes to families on a no-interest mortgage geared to income basis.

Ebrahim Khan, Partner Family Member, Habitat for Humanity Mississauga, spoke of his family’s experience in working with Habitat for Humanity and moving into their new home which has greatly benefited the family. He expressed his family’s appreciation for the program and to the organizations, such as the Region of Peel, that help families secure safe, well-built, affordable homes.

Members of Regional Council congratulated Habitat for Humanity for the excellent work they do and relayed success stories related to Habitat homes in their communities.

Councillor McFadden stated that successful partnerships contribute to the program’s success, noting that the Daniels Corporation contributed to the Habitat home recently constructed in Ward 10, Mississauga.

Councillor Morrison noted that the Town of Caledon is looking forward to the first Habitat for Humanity home to be built in Ward 2; noting that a builder in that area has committed to provide building lots.

Councillors Carlson and Starr stated that the Re-Store operated by Habitat for Humanity has many new and almost new products at very reasonable prices; and that all funds raised through the store are directed to build projects.

Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-A1 was dealt with.

HS-A. DEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Habitat for Humanity Partnership

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That the Region of Peel enter into a formalized partnership with Habitat for Humanity Brampton and Habitat for Humanity Mississauga;

And further, that funding be increased for Habitat for Humanity Peel Affiliates from up to $75,000 per unit to $90,000 per unit for up to 50 units from 2012-2017, funded under the Housing Investment Plan;

And further, that Regional staff be granted the authority to explore additional partnership opportunities through Habitat for Humanity’s potential program expansion.

Carried 2012-699

See also Resolution 2012-698

b) Larry Zacher, Executive Director; Eric Shaw, Project Coordinator and Michelle Shaw, Programs Director, Brampton Safe City Association, Providing an Overview of a Neighbourhood Revitalization Project in Brampton Funded by the Region of Peel's Neighbourhood Capacity-building Strategy and Highlighting how the Neighbourhood is being Transformed

This Item was withdrawn under Resolution 2012-697

c) Daniel Cullen, Founder, H.O.P.E. Coalition, Discussing the Employee Strike at the Region of Peel

This Item was withdrawn under Resolution 2012-697


6. REPORTS

1. Proclamation Reports

a) Pride Week - July 9 to 15, 2012

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That July 9 to 15, 2012 be proclaimed “Pride Week” in the Regional Municipality of Peel.

Carried 2012-700


2. Staff Reports

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Councillor R. Whitehead

MA-A. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-A1. Dan Mathieson, Chair, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Board of Directors, Letter dated May 9, 2012 in Response to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb, dated February 17, 2012, Providing Additional Detail on the MPAC Budget Increase

Received 2012-701

MA-A2. Kathleen Wynne, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), Letter dated May 14, 2012 in Response to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb, dated February 17, 2012, Regarding Planning Issues in the Region of Peel

Received 2012-702

MA-A3. Mike Galloway, Secretary-Treasurer, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Letter dated May 17, 2012, Requesting Nominations for the 2012-2014 AMO Board of Directors

Received 2012-703

See also Resolution 2012-704

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

Whereas the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), in accordance with the governing By-law regarding the election of the AMO Board of Directors, requires that qualified nominees submit a Council resolution of support that specifies one of AMO’s named caucuses, prior to close of nominations;

Therefore be it resolved, that Councillor Morrison be nominated for the position of Region of Peel representative for 2012-2014 on the Regional and Single Tier Caucus of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario.

Carried 2012-704

See also Resolution 2012-703

MA-A4. Patti Foley, Regional Councillor, Town of Caledon, Ward 5, Letters dated May 25, 2012 and May 31, 2012, Tendering of Her Resignation from the Greenlands Securement Subcommittee, the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee, and the Peel Regional Police Internet Safety Committee

Received 2012-705

See also Resolution 2012-706

Moved by Councillor Fonseca,
Seconded by Councillor McFadden;

That the resignation of Councillor Foley from the following Committees of Regional Council, effective August 31, 2012, be accepted:

• Greenlands Securement Subcommittee
• Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee
• Peel Regional Police Internet Safety Committee

Carried 2012-706

See also Resolution 2012-705


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Councillor A. Thompson

PW-A. TRANSPORTATION

PW-A1. Professional Engineering Services to Support a Schedule 'C' Class Environmental Assessment Study for Improvements to Regional Road 7 (Airport Road) from 1.0 km North of Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road) to 0.6 km North of Regional Road 9 (King Street), Capital Project 12-4380, Document Number 2012-050P - Town of Caledon, Ward 2

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the contract (Document 2012-050P) for professional engineering services to support a Schedule ‘C’ Class Environmental Assessment Study for improvements to Airport Road from 1.0 km north of Mayfield Road to 0.6 km north of King Street, in the Town of Caledon, be awarded to IBI Group in the estimated amount of $302,650 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 12-4380, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008.

Carried 2012-707

PW-B. WASTE MANAGEMENT

PW-B1. Long Term Waste Disposal – P3 Canada Fund

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That an application be submitted to PPP Canada to obtain funding under the P3 Canada Fund for the Region of Peel’s long term waste disposal (thermal conversion) facility;

And further, that staff be directed to follow the P3 Canada Fund process for procurement of the long term waste disposal facility.

Carried 2012-708


PW-C. WATER

PW-C1. Contract Extension for the Class Environmental Assessment Study for the North Bolton Elevated Tank/Reservoir and Feedermain and Detailed Design for Sections of the Feedermain Crossing the Humber River, Downtown Bolton and Ann Street, Capital Projects 07-1540 and 09-1115, Document Number 2008-184P - Town of Caledon, Ward 5

Moved by Councillor Foley,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the contract (Document 2008-184P) for consulting engineering services for the North Bolton Elevated Tank/Reservoir and Feedermain Class Environmental Assessment (EA), between the Region of Peel and AECOM Canada Ltd., be extended to provide additional work related to the Class Environmental Assessment Study, detailed design work, and contract administration services, in the estimated amount of $360,810 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Project 09-1115 ($255,810) and 07-1540 ($105,000), for a total commitment of $1,338,705 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;

And further, that the estimated amount of $57,799 for work related to contract administration services for the Town of Caledon’s projects, be reimbursed to the Region of Peel by the Town of Caledon, as part of the $255,810 being requested under Capital Project 09-1115.

Carried 2012-709


PW-D. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-D1. Carmela Radice, Legislative Coordinator, Legislative Services Division, City of Mississauga, Letter dated May 10, 2012, Providing a Copy of the City of Mississauga Resolution Regarding Peel Region Active Transportation Plan

Referred to Public Works 2012-710

See also Resolution 2012-712

PW-D2. Margaret Best, Minister of Consumer Services, Letter dated May 11, 2012, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated October 27, 2011, Regarding the Retail Business Holidays Act

Received 2012-711

PW-D3. Sonya Pacheco, Legislative Coordinator, City Clerk’s Office, City of Brampton, Letter dated May 16, 2012, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Recommendation and Report titled “Region of Peel Active Transportation Study”

Received 2012-712

See also Resolution 2012-710

PW-D4. Barbara Karrandjas, Council/Committee Co-ordinator, Town of Caledon, Letter dated May 18, 2012, Providing a Copy of the Town of Caledon Resolution Regarding the Petition from the Caledon East Revitalization Committee Concerning Traffic in Caledon East

Referred to Public Works 2012-713

ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore

HE-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HE-A1. Youth Violence Prevention Update

Received 2012-714

Regional Council viewed a short video highlighting the youth who participated in the “Express Yourself Contest” organized by the IMPACT Youth advisory Group and the Peel Youth Violence Prevention Working Group comprised of community organizations serving youth in Peel.

Janette Smith, Commissioner of Health Services, noted that art work submitted through the “Express Yourself Contest” was on display in the Council lobby. The purpose of the contest was to engage youth on the issue of bullying and violence.



HE-B. PUBLIC HEALTH

HE-B1. Nutritional Information of Food Served in Cafeteria – 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton

Received 2012-715

See also Resolution 2012-716

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor McFadden;

Whereas, high amounts of fat, trans fat and sodium found in commercially prepared food is a health concern, and is associated with an increased risk of cardio vascular disease;

And whereas, point of purchase strategies such as calorie, fat, trans fat and sodium labeling on menus in places where food is served and sold are effective approaches to lowering their consumption;

And whereas, decreasing consumption of energy dense, nutrient poor foods and beverages and increasing access to healthy foods is a major objective in achieving both the Term of Council Priority # 18 and Peel Public Health’s Supportive Environments, Healthy Weights Strategic priority;

Therefore be it resolved, that Peel Public Health Nutrition staff work with the food vendors to increase awareness of and access to healthy food in cafeterias in both 7120 Hurontario Street and 10 Peel Centre Drive by implementing calorie, sodium and fat labeling on foods sold in cafeterias and vending machines;

And further, that a nutrition policy be developed in conjunction with Peel Public Health Nutrition staff which will encompass all foods served or sold in Regional and Municipal buildings in Peel.

Carried 2012-716

See also Resolution 2012-715

Councillor Paterak requested that the Medical Officer of Health report to a future meeting of Regional Council with information related to the New York City physical activity and healthy eating initiatives.

HE-B2. Peel Public Health’s Diabetes Prevention Project

Received 2012-717

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES
Chaired by Councillor P. Palleschi

HS-A. DEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Habitat for Humanity Partnership

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2012-699

HS-A2. Report of the Early Learning and Child Care in Peel Council Task Force (ELCCTF-2012-3) meeting held on May 24, 2012

Deferred to the June 28, 2012 Regional Council meeting 2012-718

HS-A3. The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) Report

Received 2012-719

The Commissioner of Human Services was requested by Councillor Paterak to report to a future meeting of Regional Council with information related to the process used by the City of Barrie to measure the well being of its residents.


HS-B. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-B1. Janet Hope, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated May 11, 2012, Approving the Region of Peel Program Delivery and Fiscal Plan (PDFP) for Years 2 to 4 of the Investment in Affordable Housing (IAH) for Ontario Program

Received 2012-720


7. BY-LAWS
- Nil


8. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Items – 9a and 9b:

a) Condolences on the Passing of Former Regional Councillor Rhoda Begley (Oral)

Received 2012-721

Regional Chair Kolb advised that he conveyed condolences on behalf of Regional Council and staff to the family of Rhoda Begley, former Regional Councillor, who passed away on June 12, 2012.

b) Peel Elder Abuse Prevention Network Walkathon (Oral)

Received 2012-722

Councillor Crombie encouraged Members of Regional Council to participate in the Peel Elder Abuse Prevention Network Walkathon to be held on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Meadowvale Community Centre.


9. NOTICES OF MOTION
- Nil


10. IN CAMERA MATTERS

At 2:04 p.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 matters:

Moved by Councillor Whitehead,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That Council proceed “In Camera” to consider the May 24, 2012 Closed Session report, Council reports and related By-laws relating to the following:

Carried 2012-723

Councillor Hames arrived at 2:11 p.m., due to a personal matter.
Councillor Starr departed at 2:15 p.m.
Councillor McFadden departed at 2:24 p.m., due to other municipal business.
Councillor Foley departed at 2:35 p.m., due to other municipal business.
Councillor Morrison departed at 2:35 p.m., due to other municipal business.
Councillor Whitehead departed at 2:35 p.m., due to other municipal business.
Councillor Crombie departed at 3:31 p.m.

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That Council proceed out of “In Camera”.

Carried 2012-724

Council moved out of closed session at 3:42 p.m.

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That in accordance with Procedural By-law 57-2006, as amended, Section III-2(n), be waived in order that the June 14, 2012 Regional Council continue past 3:30 p.m.

Carried 2012-725


1. Approval of Minutes

a) May 24, 2012 Regional Council Closed Session Report

Received 2012-726


2. Staff Reports

a) Regional Official Plan Amendment 24 Settlements (Oral) (Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose)

Received 2012-727

See also Resolution 2012-728

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That Region of Peel Legal Counsel and staff be authorized to finalize the settlement of the outstanding issues of the North West Brampton Landowner Group (NWBLG) relating to the Regional Official Plan Amendment 24 Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing and the associated modifications to Brampton OPA 043-2006, on the basis recommended by Legal Counsel during the In Camera presentation to Regional Council on June 14, 2012.

Carried 2012-728

See also Resolution 2012-727

b) Expropriation Proceedings Beechwood Sewage Pumping Station - City of Mississauga, Ward 1 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That a by-law be enacted authorizing and directing that the following steps be taken with respect to the expropriation of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 12, Concession 2 South of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1, 2, 3, 6 and 7 on draft reference plan 89-0-09 prepared by David B. Searles Surveying Ltd. for the purpose of constructing a sewage pumping station and works ancillary thereto, and for the acquisition of a permanent easement or rights in the nature of a permanent easement in, under, over, through, across, along and upon the lands described as Part of Lot 12, Concession 2 South of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Part 8 on draft reference plan 89-0-09 prepared by David B. Searles Surveying Ltd. for the purpose of vehicular and pedestrian ingress and egress to and from the sewage pumping site:

(a) approval of the expropriation;
(b) execution of a Certificate of Approval;
(c) registration of a Plan of Expropriation;
(d) service of the Notice of Expropriation, Notice of Possession and Notice of Election;
(e) preparation of an appraisal report of the market value of the expropriated lands, and, if applicable, damages for injurious affection and other compensation, be obtained;
(f) service upon the registered owners of offers of full compensation and the offer for immediate payment of 100 per cent of the market value of the expropriated lands in accordance with s. 25 of the Expropriations Act, together with the appraisal report;
(g) payment of compensation offered pursuant to s.25 of the Expropriations Act, upon acceptance by the owners; and
(h) all necessary steps be taken to obtain possession of the lands

Carried 2012-729

See also Resolution 2012-734

c) Proposed Lease Extension, Morguard Investments Ltd. (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That the licence agreement with Morguard Investments Ltd. for the use of 242 underground parking spaces at the Bramalea City Centre in the amount of approximately $130,000 per annum, be approved.

Carried 2012-730

d) Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That Kathryn Lockyer be appointed Regional Clerk effective July 7, 2012;

And further, that a by-law to appoint Kathryn Lockyer as the Clerk of the Regional Municipality of Peel, in accordance with Section 228(1) of the Municipal Act, be presented for enactment;

And further, that upon the effective date of the appointment of Kathryn Lockyer as the Clerk for the Regional Municipality of Peel, By-law 7-2010 be repealed.

Carried 2012-731

See also Resolution 2012-734

e) Labour Relations or Employee Negotiations (Oral)

Received 2012-732

See also Resolution 2012-733

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That direction given “In Camera” to the Chief Administrative Officer be approved, and voted upon in accordance with Section 239(6) (b) of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended.

Carried 2012-733

See also Resolution 2012-732


10A. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA MATTERS

Three Readings:

By-law 68-2012: A by-law to approve the expropriation of land being Part of Lot 12, Concession 2 South of Dundas Street, City of Mississauga (formerly Township of Toronto), Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 on draft reference plan 89-0-09, prepared by David B. Searles Surveying Ltd.

By-law 69-2012: A by-law to appoint a Clerk for the Regional Corporation Under Sub-section 1 of Section 228 of the Municipal Act, S.O.2001, c. 25 and to repeal By-law 7-2010.

Moved by Councillor Sprovieri,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That the by-laws relating to In Camera Matters - Items 10.2b and 10.2d, being By-laws 68-2012 and 69-2012, 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 2012-734

See also Resolutions 2012-729 and 2012-731


11. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That By-law 70-2012 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on June 14, 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- 735


12. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 3:44 p.m.

 

 

C. Reid
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Regional Clerk

E. Kolb
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Regional Chair