November 28, 2013 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. 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
November 28, 2013

Regional Chair Kolb called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 9:32 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, Brampton.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Starr recited the prayer.

  Members Present: G. Carlson
B. Crombie*
F. Dale
P. Foley
S. Hames
N. Iannicca*
E. Kolb
H. McCallion*
G. Miles
E. Moore
R. Paterak
P. Saito
J. Sanderson
J. Sprovieri
R. Starr
A. Thompson
R. Whitehead
       
  Members Absent: S. Fennell
C. Fonseca
K. Mahoney
S. McFadden
M. Morrison
P. Mullin
P. Palleschi
J. Tovey
(other municipal business)
(other municipal business)
(personal matter)
(illness)
(personal matter)
(personal matter)
(vacation)
(other municipal business)
       
  Also Present: D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; C. Cecchini, Acting 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; P. O’Connor, Regional Solicitor and Director, Legal and Risk Management; K. Lockyer, Regional Clerk and Director of Clerk’s; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist; S. Singh, Legislative Technical Coordinator; V. Montesdeoca, Legislative Technical Coordinator;S. Valleau, Acting Legislative Technical Coordinator

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*See text for arrivals
¨See text for departures


2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a) November 14, 2013, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on November 14, 2013, be approved.

Carried 2013-992

Councillor Crombie arrived at 9:35 a.m.


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That the agenda for the November 28, 2013 Regional Council meeting include a communication from the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) to be dealt with under Items Related to Management – Item MA-E2;

And further, that the agenda for the November 28, 2013 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2013-993

See also Resolution 2013-1023

Councillor Iannicca arrived at 9:36 a.m.


5. DELEGATIONS

a) Pam Banks, Executive Director and John Switzer, Chair, Research Innovation Commercialization (RIC) Centre, Presenting an Update on RIC Centre Activities Supporting Entrepreneurs and Innovation in Peel Region

Received 2013-994

See also Resolution 2013-995

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

Pam Banks, Executive Director and John Switzer, Chair, Research Innovation Commercialization Centre (RIC) provided an overview of the services available through the RIC that support new companies and promote the growth of a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation in Peel Region. The RIC offers coaching and mentoring, as well as entrepreneurial training, market intelligence and access to financing and provides clients with connections to services and programs to gain a competitive edge. The RIC is funded through the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE) which is a collaborative network of organizations across Ontario, designed to help technology entrepreneurs commercialize their ideas.

In response to a question from Councillor Starr, Pam Banks advised that the RIC is currently working with approximately 200 clients and that clients whose businesses do not align with the RIC’s goals are referred to small business enterprise centres.

Councillor Thompson inquired as to the level of participation in the VentureStart Program which cultivates entrepreneurship among graduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Pam Banks advised that the RIC received a $7.5 million investment from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario for the VentureStart Program and to date, $5.5 million has been allocated to many entrepreneurs.

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

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Research, Innovation and Commercialization Centre

Received 2013-995

See Resolution 2013-994

b) Varsha Naik, Chair, and Monica Valencia, Coordinator, The Regional Diversity Roundtable, Requesting Endorsement of the Diversity and Inclusion Charter of Peel

Received 2013-996

See also Resolution 2013-997

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

Varsha Naik, Chair and Monica Valencia, Coordinator, The Regional Diversity Roundtable (the RDR), provided an overview of the Diversity and Inclusion Charter of Peel (the "Charter"), stating that it is a living document created through a regional initiative to foster inclusiveness and equity in the Region of Peel and that it supports the implementation of existing national and provincial legislation. The Charter was created to address challenges and opportunities created by Peel’s demographic growth and diversity and was developed through a community engagement process. Regional Council was requested to join the 86 organizations, individuals and businesses that have endorsed the Charter, to date.

Councillor Crombie indicated her support for the Diversity and Inclusion Charter of Peel and inquired what else should be done to eliminate racism in the community.

Varsha Naik suggested that Regional Councillors talk about diversity and inclusions at community events, noting that common understanding of the issues would fuel change.

Councillor Paterak suggested that rather than supporting diversity, the focus should be on celebrating diversity and that both Council and staff should consider how the goals of the Charter could be achieved.

Councillor Saito commended the RDR for recognizing that diversity relates to more than just culture, but also to youth, seniors and persons with disabilities.

Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-B1 was dealt with.

HS-B. DEPARTMENTAL

HS-B1. Diversity and Inclusion Charter of Peel

Moved by Councillor Crombie,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the Diversity and Inclusion Charter of Peel, attached as Appendix I to the report of Commissioner of Human Services, dated November 1, 2013, titled “Diversity and Inclusion Charter of Peel,” be endorsed;

And further, that a copy of the Diversity and Inclusion Charter of Peel be forwarded to the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga for their information.

Carried 2013-997

See also Resolution 2013-996

Councillor McCallion arrived at 10:18 a.m.

c) Janet Horner, Executive Director, Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance, Regarding a Funding Request to Complete Implementation of the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Action Plan

Received 2013-998

See also Resolutions 2013-999 and 2013-1000

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

Janet Horner, Executive Director, Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance, requested financial support in the amount of $30,000 per year, for five years, in order to create a sustainable funding model to implement the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Action Plan and to leverage provincial funding through matching cost-share funds. The funds would also support administration and communication of the Action Plan.

Several Councillors commended the valuable work the Food and Farming Alliance is doing in the community but expressed concern that the Region of Peel is being requested to fund an initiative that falls under the provincial area of responsibility.

Councillor Miles suggested that the request for funding be considered through the Community Investment Program.

Councillor Thompson stated that support of the funding request would be a good financial investment for the Region of Peel, to enable it to work in collaboration with other Regional municipalities within the Golden Horseshoe and stated that the Action Plan directly relates to planning and policy.

Councillor Saito expressed concern that municipalities are being requested to invest a total of $210,000 in support of the Action Plan however, only half of that amount would be used to leverage provincial funding while the other half would be used to cover office expenses.

Councillor Saito stated that she would support referral of the funding request to the 2014 Budget deliberations and requested that the recommendation contained within the report listed as Item MA-B1 on the November 28, 2013 Regional Council agenda, be amended by removing reference to Regional Council’s endorsement of the request.

Items Related to Management – Items MA-B1 and MA-E1 were dealt with.

MA-B. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B1. Update on the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance and Request for Funding Support

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the letter from Janet Horner, Executive Director of the Golden Horseshoe Food & Farming Alliance, attached as Appendix I to the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services dated October 17, 2013, titled “Update on the Golden Horseshoe Food & Farming Alliance and Request for Funding Support” be received;

And further, that the Golden Horseshoe Food & Farming Alliance’s request for annual funds of $30,000 a year for five years from the Region of Peel to implement the ‘Golden Horseshoe Food & Farming Action Plan, 2021’ be referred to 2014 Budget meetings for consideration as part of the annual budget approvals process;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be circulated to the Town of Caledon, City of Brampton, City of Mississauga, the GTA Regional Municipalities, the Regional Municipality of Niagara, the Cities of Hamilton and Toronto, the Ministries of Agriculture and Food, Rural Affairs, and Municipal Affairs and Housing, and the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance, for information.

Carried 2013-999

See also Resolutions 2013-998 and 2013-1000


MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-E1. D. Bowen, Regional Clerk/Director of Legislative Services, Regional Municipality of Durham, Letter dated November 1, 2013, Providing a Copy of the Durham Region Resolution and Report titled “Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance, Request for Funding”

Received 2013-1000

See also Resolutions 2013-998 and 2013-999

d) Freba Jones, Resident, City of Brampton, Regarding her Water Bill

Received 2013-1001

Freba Jones, Resident, City of Brampton, requested that Regional Council consider waiving her September 2013 water bill of approximately $2,300 due to financial constraints.

Councillor Sprovieri requested that Regional Council consider waiving the wastewater portion of the resident’s water bill, which would represent approximately 50 per cent of the total bill.

Dan Labrecque, Commissioner of Public Works, provided an overview of the Region’s policy on water bills and the circumstances that resulted in the resident’s high water bill. He advised that it had been determined that the OZ Filter in the home had not been turned off subsequent to it being backwashed. Staff offered the resident a payment plan of two years with no interest. He added that staff do not have authority to write-off water bills.

The Commissioner of Public Works was requested by Councillor Sprovieri to consider including information related to the maintenance of OZ Filters in future water bills.

Councillor McCallion stated that the existing policy regarding water bills has worked extremely well in the past and noted that the resident was provided the opportunity to resolve the issue.

Councillor Sprovieri withdrew his motion and requested that staff continue to work with Ms. Jones on a payment plan for the resolution her water bill.

The Commissioner of Public Works was requested by Councillor Paterak to investigate whether insurance companies offer policies related to equipment malfunctions within the home.

Regional Council recessed at 11:40 a.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 12:56 p.m.

  Members Present:
G. Carlson
B. Crombie
F. Dale
P. Foley¨
S. Hames
E. Kolb
H. McCallion
G. Miles
E. Moore
R. Paterak
P. Saito
J. Sanderson
J. Sprovieri
R. Starr
A. Thompson
R. Whitehead
     
  Members Absent: S. Fennell
C. Fonseca
N. Iannicca
K. Mahoney
S. McFadden
M. Morrison
P. Mullin
P. Palleschi
J. Tovey
(other municipal business)
(other municipal business)
(other municipal business)
(personal matter)
(illness)
(personal matter)
(personal matter)
(vacation)
(other municipal business)
     
  Also Present: D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; K. Hale, Acting 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; K. Lockyer, Regional Clerk and Director of Clerk’s; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist; S. Singh, Legislative Technical Coordinator; V. Montesdeoca, Legislative Technical Coordinator; S. Valleau, Acting Legislative Technical Coordinator


6. REPORTS

1. Staff Reports

ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES
Chaired by Councillor G. Miles

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Research, Innovation and Commercialization Centre

This item was dealt with under 2013-995


Item HS-B2 was dealt with.

HS-B2. CivicAction DiverseCity Fellows Program

Received 2013-1002

Councillor Moore recognized Federico Cartin-Arteaga, Supervisor, Strategic Planning, who was recently selected to join CivicAction’s DiverseCity Fellows initiative for 2013-2014.

Councillor Miles congratulated Mr. Cartin-Arteaga on behalf of all Members of Regional Council.

HS-A2. Peel’s 10-Year Housing Plan
     

Presentation by Sue Ritchie, Manager, Design and Development and Federico Cartin-Arteaga, Supervisor, Strategic Planning


Received 2013-1003

See also Resolution 2013-1004

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That Peel’s 10-Year Housing and Homelessness Plan be approved;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioners of Human Services, Health Services and the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated November 5, 2013, titled, “Peel’s 10-Year Housing Plan” and the Plan be forwarded to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing as the Service Manager’s submission, for Ministerial review and comments, as required by the Housing Services Act, 2011;

And further, that a copy of the subject report and the Plan be forwarded to the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga, and the Town of Caledon, for their information.

Carried 2013-1004

See also Resolution 2013-1003

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

Sue Ritchie, Manager, Design and Development and Federico Cartin-Arteaga, Supervisor, Strategic Planning, provided an overview of the Region of Peel’s 10-Year Housing Plan which was developed in accordance with the Provincial Long Term Affordable Housing Strategy requirements. The Plan integrates housing and homelessness in alignment with regional, municipal and community initiatives and strategies and focuses on what Regional Council can influence through funding, policy and planning. The Plan was developed with community input and sets a strategic vision for housing in Peel.

Councillor McCallion stated that having a roof over one’s head is essential to all Canadians however, the federal government is not meeting its responsibilities related to the provision of affordable housing.

In response to a question from Councillor Thompson, Sue Ritchie advised that a priority of the community reference group would be to develop and implement an advocacy strategy for the Housing Plan.

Councillor Miles noted that in order for the Plan to be successfully implemented, funding from all levels of government is imperative and she suggested that the Plan include the amount of funding required for its implementation.

Regional Chair Kolb suggested that a robust social media strategy highlighting the importance of investment by other levels of government in the Housing Plan should be developed in advance of the provincial and federal elections, to ensure candidates are aware of the issue.

David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer, confirmed that staff are working on a strategy to improve access to Regional services by harnessing technology and that the strategy could also address another channel for advocacy.

HS-B. DEPARTMENTAL

HS-B1. Diversity and Inclusion Charter of Peel

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-997

HS-B2. CivicAction DiverseCity Fellows Program

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1002

HS-B3. Report of the Early Learning and Child Care Task Force (ELCCTF-2013-3) meeting held on October 31, 2013

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That the resignation of Councillor Saito from the Early Learning and Child Care Task Force, be accepted.

Carried 2013-1005

Councillor Moore requested that the Commissioner of Human Services report to the next meeting of the Early Learning and Child Care Task Force on the next steps related to early learning and child care in Peel.

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That the report of the Early Learning and Child Care Task Force (ELCCTF-2013-3) meeting held on October 31, 2013, be adopted.

Carried 2013-1006

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ELCCTF-5-2013:

That the agenda for the October 31, 2013, Early Learning and Child Care Task Force meeting be approved.

Approved 2013-1007

3. PRESENTATIONS/DELEGATIONS

  a) Early Learning and Child Care System Update (Oral)
      Presentation by Joan Kaczmarski, Director, Service System Management, and Terrence Balliram, Supervisor of Finance and Program Administration

Received 2013-1008

Item 3.d was dealt with.

d) Jim Grieve, Assistant Deputy Minister, Early Years Division, Ministry of Education, Providing an Update on the Ministry of Education’s Planning and Priorities

Received 2013-1009

Items related to Reports – Item 4.c was dealt with.

c) Proposed 2014 Early Learning and Child Care Funding Allocation Approach

RECOMMENDATION ELCCTF-6-2013:

That the proposed allocation approach for Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) funding in the 2014 budget, be supported;

And further, that Regional ELCC funding of $265,000 in 2013 and $279,000 in 2014 be approved to support requests made to the Community Investment Program (CIP) from agencies serving children and families for total one-time funding of $544,000 over two years.

Approved 2013-1010

b) Kristi Morgan, ErinoakKids and Lindsay Hillier, Surrey Place Centre, Special Needs Steering Committee Members, Presenting the Peel Special Needs Strategy for Early Learning

Received 2013-1011

Items related to Reports – Item 4.d was dealt with.

d) Peel Special Needs Strategy for Early Learning and Child Care

RECOMMENDATION ELCCTF-7-2013:

That the Peel Special Needs Strategy for Early Learning and Child Care be supported, as satisfying the direction of Regional Council.

Approved 2013-1012

  c) Update on Withdrawal from Direct Delivery of Child Care Services (Oral)
      Presentation by Sonia Pace, Director, Children's Services Operations

Received 2013-1013

d) Jim Grieve, Assistant Deputy Minister, Early Years Division, Ministry of Education, Providing an Update on the Ministry of Education’s Planning and Priorities

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1009

4. REPORTS

a) 2013 Early Learning and Child Care Special Purpose and Capital Retrofit Funding Distribution

RECOMMENDATION ELCCTF-8-2013:

That $800,000 in Capital Retrofit funds be transferred to Best Start reserve (R1258), as permitted by Provincial guidelines, to support non-profit licensed child care agencies with planned retrofits in 2014.

Approved 2013-1014

b) Child Care Fee Subsidy For 3.8-5 Year Olds

RECOMMENDATION ELCCTF-9-2013:

That the availability of fee subsidy for Full Day Kindergarten (FDK) eligible children once Year 5 of FDK implementation occurs in 2014 be limited to extended day programs for non-instructional hours.

Approved 2013-1015

c) Proposed 2014 Early Learning and Child Care Funding Allocation Approach

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1010

d) Peel Special Needs Strategy for Early Learning and Child Care

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1012

5. COMMUNICATIONS – Nil

6. IN CAMERA MATTERS

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1109

HS-B4. Poverty and Employment Precarity in Southern Ontario Research

Received 2013-1016


HS-C. HOUSING

HS-C1. Social Housing – End of Operating Agreements

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That Regional Council advocate for solutions to deal with the impact of the end of social housing provider operating agreements from senior levels of government in conjunction with sector organizations such as the Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO), the Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA), the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA), the Co-operative Housing Federation (CHF) and the Housing Services Corporation (HSC).

Carried 2013-1017


HS-D. COMMUNICATIONS

HS-D1. Media Release: From the Ontario Association of Food Banks, dated November 4, 2013, Advising of the Passing of an Amendment to Bill 36, the Local Food Act, to Include a Tax Credit for Ontario Farmers who Donate Fruits and Vegetables to Ontario Food Banks

Received 2013-1018

HS-D2. Lisa Vammus, Managing Director, Precious Jewels Daycare Centre Inc., Letter dated November 4, 2013, Asking Regional Council for Choice for Subsidized Families to use their Subsidy on their Preferred Kindergarten Option

Received 2013-1019

See also Resolutions 2013-1015 and 2013-1020

HS-D3. Nichola Vammus, Director of Operational Support, Mini-Skool “A Child’s Place”, Letter dated November 5, 2013, Asking Regional Council for Choice for Subsidized Families to use their Subsidy on their Preferred Kindergarten Option

Received 2013-1020

See also Resolutions 2013-1015 and 2013-1019


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Councillor R. Whitehead

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

MA-A1. Proposed Encroachment Agreement - Regional Road 6 (Queen Street West) Owner: Eduardo Amaral - City of Brampton, Ward 6

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the encroachment on Regional Road 6 (Queen Street West), being existing improvements of parking, be approved in accordance with the terms and conditions as outlined in the Encroachment Agreement dated June 14, 2013 between The Regional Municipality of Peel and Eduardo Amaral;

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

Carried 2013-1021

See also Resolution 2013-1106

MA-A2. Capital Financing of Growth Infrastructure

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That Regional staff conduct a review to determine which areas of development within the Region of Peel requiring Regional growth infrastructure could be subject to mandatory application of front-end financing agreements and report back to Regional Council;

And further, that Regional staff consult with the area municipalities on the impact of front-end financing outlined in the joint report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, and the Commissioner of Public Works, dated November 7, 2013, titled “Capital Financing of Growth Infrastructure” on local development plans;

And further, that the findings of the review of the impact of front-end financing be shared with the development industry;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be circulated to the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon for information.

Carried 2013-1022

See also Resolutions 2013-1026 and 2013-1023

Additional Item – Item MA-E2 was dealt with.

MA-E2. Paula J. Tenuta, Vice President, Policy and Government Relations, Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), Letter dated November 27, 2013 Requesting Deferral of Item MA-A2 listed on the November 28, 2013 Regional Council Agenda

Received 2013-1023

See also Resolutions 2013-993 and 2013-1022

David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer, confirmed that upon Regional Council’s endorsement of the report listed as Item MA-A2 on the November 28, 2013 Regional Council agenda, staff would be engaging in discussions with area municipal staff and the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) with respect to the impact of front-end financing agreements.


MA-B. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B1. Update on the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance and Request for Funding Support

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-999

  MA-B2. An Analysis of the Recent Recession on Peel’s Economy – Impact and Recovery
      Presentation by Steven VanOfwegan, Director, Business Planning and Financial Support Services; and Judith McWhinney, Principal Planner, Integrated Planning Division

Received 2013-1024

See also Resolution 2013-1025

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

Steven VanOfwegan, Director, Business Planning and Financial Support Services and Judith McWhinney, Principal Planner, Integrated Planning Division, provided an overview of Peel’s changing economy and highlighted the following long term trends: population growth, large and increasingly diverse business sector, changing labour market and resilient and diversified economy.

Councillor McCallion inquired if individual data is available for each of the area municipalities. Judith McWhinney responded that the sample size for each area municipality is too small for Statistics Canada to provide individual municipal data.

In response to a question from Councillor Starr, Judith McWhinney undertook to provide him with information related to the United States economic downturn recession.

Councillor Thompson noted that manufacturing has become mechanized with robotics and inquired if there is any data depicting labour force unemployment rates resulting from mechanization. Judith McWhinney responded that the manufacturing labour force is not broken down into subsectors, however she undertook to request the related data from Statistics Canada.

MA-B3. Managing Through a Changing Economic Environment

Received 2013-1025

See also Resolution 2013-1024

MA-B4. Overview and Update on the Status of Reserves

Received 2013-1026

See also Resolutions 2013-1022 and 2013-1027

MA-B5. Annual Development Charge Adequacy Update

Received 2013-1027

See also Resolutions 2013-1022 and 2013-1026

MA-B6. Provincial Upload – Update

Received 2013-1028

MA-B7. Process for Appointing the Regional Chair

Received 2013-1029

Councillor McCallion requested that staff ensure adequate public notice is given to the public regarding the eligibility requirements for appointment as Regional Chair, specifically that potential nominees do not have to be elected as Councillor in order to be eligible.

MA-B8 Process for Registering for the Role of Regional Chair

Received 2013-1030

MA-B9. Report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2013-7) meeting held on October 29, 2013

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That the report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2013-7) meeting held on October 29, 2013, be adopted.

Carried 2013-1031

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AAC-18-2013:

That the agenda for the October 29, 2013, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2013-1032

3. PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES

a. Minutes of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2013-6) meeting held on September 17, 2013

Received 2013-1033

4. DELEGATIONS

a. Sue Ritchie, Manager, Program Design and Development, Federico Cartin-Arteaga, Supervisor, Strategic Planning and Archana Vyas, Specialist, Strategic Planning, Policy, and Partnerships Division, Presenting the Peel Housing and Homelessness Plan

Received 2013-1034

5. COMMUNICATIONS

a. News Release: Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment, dated September 10, 2013, titled “Dean Mayo Moran to Review Ontario's Accessibility Laws”

Received 2013-1035

b. Tammi Jackson, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated September 12, 2013, Providing a Copy of a Recommendation Regarding TransHelp Eligibility for Ridership

Received 2013-1036

See also Resolution 2013-1040

c. Accessibility Directorate of Ontario, E-mail dated September 27, 2013, titled “Ontario’s Accessibility Standards. What You Need to Know: September 2013 – It’s Back-to-School Season”

Received 2013-1037

d. Accessibility Directorate of Ontario, E-mail dated September 27, 2013, titled “Ontario’s Accessibility Standards. What You Need to Know: September 2013 – Are You a Large Private or Non-Profit Organization”

Received 2013-1038

e. Sue Ritchie, Manager, Program Design and Development, Human Services Department, Memo dated October 29, 2013, Providing an Update on the Peel Renovates Program

Received 2013-1039

6. REPORTS

a. Accessible Transportation Master Plan Update (Oral)
Update by Mark Castro, Manager, Accessible Transportation, Public Works, Region of Peel

Received 2013-1040

See also Resolution 2013-1036

b. Updates

i) Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Program Monthly Update (October) (Oral)
Update by Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel

Received 2013-1041

Item 6b-iii) was dealt with.

iii) Subcommittee Updates (Oral)

Received 2013-1042

ii) Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Work Plan Update

Received 2013-1043

iii) Subcommittee Updates (Oral)

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1042

iv) Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member Updates – Nil

v) 2014 Meeting Schedule (Oral)

Deferred to the November 19, 2013 AAC meeting 2013-1044

See also Resolution 2013-1045

RECOMMENDATION AAC-19-2013:

That the AAC meeting schedule for 2014 be amended to continue to hold the AAC meetings monthly and on Tuesday, except for the summer months, where one meeting would be held, as is the current process.

Deferred to the November 19, 2013 AAC meeting 2013-1045

See also Resolution 2013-1044

MA-B10. Report of the Audit Committee (AC-2013-5) meeting held on November 7, 2013

Moved by Councillor Starr,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the report of the Audit Committee (AC-2013-5) meeting held on November 7, 2013, be adopted.

Carried 2013-1046

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION AC-8-2013:

That the agenda for the November 7, 2013 Audit Committee meeting, be approved.

Approved 2013-1047

3. DELEGATIONS - Nil

4. REPORTS

a) 2013 Government Finance Officers’ Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Award

Received 2013-1048

b) Procurement Update – Supplementary Information
Presentation by James Macintyre, Director, Purchasing and Project Management

Received 2013-1049

c) Procurement Update

Received 2013-1050

d) Integrated Risk Management Policy
Presentation by Anil Persaud, Director, Internal Audit; and Michelle Morris, Advisor, Integrated Risk Management

Received 2013-1051

See also Resolution 2013-1052

RECOMMENDATION AC-9-2013:

That the Integrated Risk Management Policy, attached as Appendix I to the report of the Director, Internal Audit, dated September 23, 2013, titled “Integrated Risk Management Policy”, be approved.

Approved 2013-1052

See also Resolution 2013-1051

e) Revised 2013 Internal Audit Risk Based Work Plan (Oral)
Presentation by Anil Persaud, Director, Internal Audit

Received 2013-1053

See also Resolution 2013-1054

RECOMMENDATION AC-10-2013:

That the changes to the 2013 Audit Work Plan as outlined in the report of the Director, Internal Audit, dated September 26, 2013, titled “Revised 2013 Internal Audit Risk Based Work Plan” be approved.

Approved 2013-1054

See also Resolution 2013-1053


MA-C. EMPLOYEE AND BUSINESS SERVICES

MA-C1. Underground Parking Garage Repair at 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, - Document 2013-247T

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That the Contract (Document 2013-247T) awarded to Conterra Restoration Ltd. for underground parking garage repair at 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, be increased by $900,000 (excluding applicable taxes), for a new total commitment of $3,089,000 (excluding applicable taxes) in accordance with Purchasing By-law 63-2008;

And further, that authority be given to the Director of Purchasing to increase the subject Contract to cover additional unforeseen conditions to complete the project as may be required up to the limit allowed by the approved project budget.

Carried 2013-1055

Councillor Foley departed at 2:34 p.m., due to other municipal business.

MA-C2. Region of Peel Purchasing By-law

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the report of the Acting Commissioner of Employee and Business Services, dated November 11, 2013, titled “Region of Peel Purchasing By-law” be approved;

And further, that Region of Peel Purchasing By-law 63-2008 be repealed;

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

Carried 2013-1056

See also Resolution 2013-1106

Councillor Saito requested that the wording under Section 7.8.1 of the proposed Purchasing By-law be amended to be consistent with the wording under Section 7.8.3 which restricts interactions with potential vendors during the Bid Solicitation process or any subsequent award.


MA-D. EXECUTIVE OFFICE

  MA-D1. Annual Progress Report - Strategic Planning Cycle Including Term of Council Priorities
      Presentation by Arvin Prasad, Director; and Simone Banz, Manager, Rural/Environment Policy Development, Integrated Planning Division

Received 2013-1057

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

MA-D2. The Peel Regional Council Code of Conduct Committee

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor McCallion;

That the Terms of Reference for the Peel Regional Council Code of Conduct Committee (PRCCCC), as outlined in Appendix I to the report of the Chief Administrative Officer, dated October 22, 2013, titled “The Peel Regional Council Code of Conduct Committee”, be approved;

And further, that Regional Chair Kolb (ex-officio), Councillors Miles, Paterak and Saito, be appointed to the Peel Regional Council Code of Conduct Committee;

And further, that Members of the Peel Regional Council Code of Conduct Committee be appointed for a term ending upon the dissolution of the Committee or at the end of the current term of Council, whichever comes first;

And further, that the first meeting of the Peel Regional Council Code of Conduct Committee be scheduled to be held on Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Carried 2013-1058

Councillor Saito stated that, in her opinion, a Council Code of Conduct should be developed by Council as opposed to staff and that a Code of Conduct implemented at the Region of Peel should not be contrary to what is in place at the area municipalities. She noted that one of the purposes of the Peel Regional Code of Conduct Committee (PRCCCC) would be to determine if a Code is required at the Regional level.

Councillor Paterak requested that staff identify areas of commonality and differences among the three area municipal Codes of Conduct and report to the first meeting of the PRCCCC with the findings, and provide the Committee with copies of the three Codes of Conduct.

MA-D3. Report of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee (IRAC-2013-5) meeting held on November 7, 2013

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That the report of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee (IRAC-2013-5) meeting held on November 7, 2013, be adopted.

Carried 2013-1059

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION IRAC-10-2013:

That the agenda for the November 7, 2013 Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee meeting, be approved.

Approved 2013-1060

3. DELEGATIONS

a) Terrance Edgar, Executive Director and Doug Kwan, Staff Lawyer, Mississauga Community Legal Services (MCLS), Seeking Support for Fair Funding for Community Legal Services

Received 2013-1061

See also Resolution 2013-1062

RECOMMENDATION IRAC-11-2013:

That the Regional Chair write to the Minister of the Attorney-General, on behalf of Regional Council, to request that a Community Legal Services clinic remain within the Region of Peel and funded at an equitable level as other such clinics located across the Province of Ontario.

Approved 2013-1062

See also Resolution 2013-1061

4. REPORTS

a) 2013 Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Annual Conference Update (Oral)
Discussion led by Allan Thompson, Chair, Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee

Received 2013-1063

See also Resolution 2013-1067

b) Council Endorsed Advocacy Position Prioritization
Presentation by David Arbuckle, Manager, Public Policy

Received 2013-1064

See also Resolution 2013-1065

RECOMMENDATION IRAC-12-2013:

That the general advocacy themes and specific advocacy positions outlined in Section 3 of the report of the Chief Administrative Officer, dated October 8, 2013, titled “Council Endorsed Advocacy Position Prioritization”, be endorsed;

And further, that the general advocacy themes and the corresponding specific advocacy positions as outlined in the subject report, be endorsed as the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee’s priority advocacy positions to be highlighted through advocacy and government relations activities for the remainder of the current term of Regional Council.

Approved 2013-1065

See also Resolution 2013-1064

5. GOVERNMENT RELATIONS STATUS REPORT AND CURRENT ACTIVITIES (Oral)
Discussion led by L. Rubin-Vaughan, Senior Advisor, Government Relations, Executive Office

a) Federal News
b) Provincial News
c) Local News

Received 2013-1066

6. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Allan Thompson, Regional Councillor & Chair, Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee, Memo dated September 4, 2013, Regarding the 2013 Association of Municipalities of Ontario Annual Conference

Received 2013-1067

See also Resolution 2013-1063

b) Draft Fall 2013 MP/MPP Advocacy Update

Received 2013-1068

c) Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Update: Dated October 28, 2013 Requesting Support for the National Housing Campaign

Received 2013-1069


MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-E1. D. Bowen, Regional Clerk/Director of Legislative Services, Regional Municipality of Durham, Letter dated November 1, 2013, Providing a Copy of the Durham Region Resolution and Report titled “Golden Horseshoe Food & Farming Alliance, Request for Funding”

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1000

Additional Item – Item MA-E2:

MA-E2. Paula J. Tenuta, Vice President, Policy and Government Relations, Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), Letter dated November 27, 2013 Requesting Deferral of Item MA-A2 listed on the November 28, 2013 Regional Council Agenda

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1023

ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Councillor A. Thompson

PW-A. OPERATIONS SUPPORT

PW-A1. Imposing a Special Charge under the Municipal Act, 2001 – City of Mississauga, Ward 8

Moved by Councillor Starr,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

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 11-4520 in the City of Mississauga, be approved;

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

Carried 2013-1070

See also Resolution 2013-1106


PW-B. TRANSPORTATION

PW-B1. Road Operations and Maintenance Level of Service – All Wards

Received 2013-1071

PW-B2. Report of the Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee (ARRASC-2013-3) meeting held on November 21, 2013

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That the report of the Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee (ARRASC-2013-3) meeting held on November 21, 2013 be adopted.

Carried 2013-1072

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ARRASC-5-2013:

That the agenda for the November 21, 2013 Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee meeting, be approved.

Approved 2013-1073

3. DELEGATIONS – Nil

4. REPORTS

a) Traffic Signal Operations and Maintenance Service Agreements between the Region of Peel and the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga – All Wards

RECOMMENDATION ARRASC-6-2013:

That subject to cost neutrality, the Commissioner of Public Works be authorized to execute a Traffic Signal Operations and Maintenance Service Agreement with each of the Corporation of the City of Brampton and the Corporation of the City of Mississauga, on the terms as substantially set out in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated October 24, 2013, titled “Traffic Signal Operations and Maintenance Service Agreements between the Region of Peel and the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga, All Wards” and to the satisfaction of the Regional Solicitor;

And further, that subject to cost neutrality, the Commissioner of Public Works be authorized to execute any amendments to the Traffic Signal Operations and Maintenance Service Agreements that may be required from time to time;

And further, that a copy of the subject report be forwarded to the City of Brampton, the City of Mississauga, and the Town of Caledon for information.

Approved 2013-1074

b) Transfer of Coleraine Drive from the Town of Caledon to the Region of Peel

Received 2013-1075


PW-C. WASTE MANAGEMENT

PW-C1. Report of the Waste Management Committee (WMC-2013-5) meeting held on November 7, 2013

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the report of the Waste Management Committee (WMC-2013-5) meeting held on November 7, 2013 be adopted.

Carried 2013-1076

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION WM-17-2013:

That the agenda for the November 7, 2013 Waste Management Committee meeting include a communication from Norman Lee, Director, Waste Management, regarding the Peel Energy Recovery Centre Update, to be dealt with under Communications – Item 5g;

And further, that the agenda for the November 7, 2013 Waste Management Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2013-1077

See also Resolution 2013-1089

3. DELEGATIONS

a) Marion Axmith, Consultant, Canadian Plastics Industry Association, Regarding the Region of Peel's Response to the Potential Ban of Plastic Shopping Bags in Mississauga Report

Received 2013-1078

See also Resolutions 2013-1079 and 2013-1080 to 2013-1084 inclusive

Items related to Reports - Item 4b was dealt with.

b) Region of Peel's Response to the Potential Ban of Plastic Shopping Bags in Mississauga

RECOMMENDATION WM-18-2013:

That the Region of Peel not support a ban of plastic shopping bags at this time.

Approved 2013-1079

See also Resolutions 2013-1078 and 2013-1080 to 2013-1084 inclusive

Items related to Communications - Items 5b to 5f inclusive were dealt with.

b) Carol Hochu, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Plastics Industry Association, E-mail dated November 4, 2013, Supporting the Region of Peel Position to Continue the Use of Plastic Bags in Peel

Received 2013-1080

See also Resolutions 2013-1078, 2013-1079 and 2013-1081 to 2013-1084 inclusive

c) Craig Russ, Vice-President of Sales, Balcan Plastics Ontario, E-mail dated November 4, 2013, Supporting the Region of Peel Position to Continue the Use of Plastic Bags in Peel

Received 2013-1081

See also Resolutions 2013-1078 to 2013-1080 inclusive and 2013-1082 to 2013-1084 inclusive

d) Joseph LaPierre, Director of Sales, Marketing and Procurement, Nexcycle, E-mail dated November 4, 2013, Supporting the Region of Peel Position to Continue the Use of Plastic Bags in Peel

Received 2013-1082

See also Resolutions 2013-1078 to 2013-1081 inclusive, 2013-1083 and 2013-1084

e) Patrick Kerrigan, General Manager and Vice-President of Manufacturing and Distribution, Alphapoly Packaging Solutions, E-mail dated November 4, 2013, Supporting the Region of Peel Position to Continue the Use of Plastic Bags in Peel

Received 2013-1083

See also Resolutions 2013-1078 to 2013-1082 inclusive and 2013-1084

f) Martin Vogt, President and Chief Executive Officer, EFS-Plastics Inc., Letter dated November 5, 2013, Supporting the Region of Peel Position to Continue the Use of Plastic Bags in Peel

Received 2013-1084

See also Resolutions 2013-1078 to 2013-1083 inclusive

4. REPORTS

a) Procurement Process for the Operation of Reuseable Goods Facilities at Peel Community Recycling Centres

RECOMMENDATION WM-19-2013:

That staff commence a competitive procurement process for the operation of the reusable goods drop-off facilities and stores at the Battleford, Brampton, Bolton and Fewster Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) as described in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated October 24, 2013, and titled “Procurement Process for the Operation of Reusable Goods Facilities at Peel Community Recycling Centres”.

Approved 2013-1085

b) Region of Peel's Response to the Potential Ban of Plastic Shopping Bags in Mississauga

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1079

c) Update on Bill 91, Waste Reduction Act, 2013 and Waste Reduction Strategy

Received 2013-1086

d) Update on the Region of Peel’s Agencies, Boards, Commissions and Departments (ABCDs) Waste Reduction Initiatives

Received 2013-1087

5. COMMUNICATIONS

a) Norman Lee, Director, Waste Management, Project/Issue Update dated October 1, 2013, Regarding Peel Energy Recovery Centre Update

Received 2013-1088

See also Resolution 2013-1089

b) Carol Hochu, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Plastics Industry Association, E-mail dated November 4, 2013, Supporting the Region of Peel Position to Continue the Use of Plastic Bags in Peel

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1080

c) Craig Russ, Vice-President of Sales, Balcan Plastics Ontario, E-mail dated November 4, 2013, Supporting the Region of Peel Position to Continue the Use of Plastic Bags in Peel

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1081

d) Joseph LaPierre, Director of Sales, Marketing and Procurement, Nexcycle, E-mail dated November 4, 2013, Supporting the Region of Peel Position to Continue the Use of Plastic Bags in Peel

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1082

e) Patrick Kerrigan, General Manager and Vice-President of Manufacturing and Distribution, Alphapoly Packaging Solutions, E-mail dated November 4, 2013, Supporting the Region of Peel Position to Continue the Use of Plastic Bags in Peel

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1083

f) Martin Vogt, President and Chief Executive Officer, EFS-Plastics Inc., Letter dated November 5, 2013, Supporting the Region of Peel Position to Continue the Use of Plastic Bags in Peel

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2013-1084

Additional Item – Item 5g:

g) Norman Lee, Director, Waste Management, Project/Issue Update dated November 7, 2013, Regarding Peel Energy Recovery Centre Update

Received 2013-1089

See also Resolutions 2013-1078 and 2013-1088


PW-D. WASTEWATER

PW-D1. Term of Council Priority Number 6 – Enhance Integrity of Wastewater Collection System Including Flood Remediation Program

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That the Region of Peel develop a mandatory roof downspout disconnection program for those areas that are connected to the sanitary sewer system with considerations for financial grants or incentives and report to Regional Council in March 2014 or earlier for adoption into the Sewer Use By-law;

And further, that a copy of the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, dated October 22, 2013, titled “Term of Council Priority Number 6 – Enhance Integrity of Wastewater Collection System including Flood Remediation Program” be forwarded to the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga, the Town of Caledon, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and Credit Valley Conservation Authority, for information.

Carried 2013-1090


PW-E. COMMUNICATIONS

PW-E1. Deb Bowen, Regional Clerk and Director of Legislative Services, The Regional Municipality of Durham, Letter dated October 31, 2013, Providing a Copy of The Regional Municipality of Durham Resolution and By-law titled “2013 Sewer Use By-law”

Received 2013-1091

ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore

HE-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HE-A1. Report of the Aging Population Term of Council Priority Steering Committee (APSC-2013-4) meeting held on October 31, 2013

Moved by Councillor Paterak,
Seconded by Councillor Hames;

That the report of the Aging Population Term of Council Priority Steering Committee (APSC-2013-4) meeting held on October 31, 2013, be adopted.

Carried 2013-1092

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION APSC-8-2013

That the agenda for the October 31, 2013, Aging Population Term of Council Priority Steering Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2013-1093

3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

a) APSC Meeting #4: Overview and Follow-up on Action Items
Presentation by Janette Smith, Commissioner of Health

Received 2013-1094

b) Scott McLeod, CEO, Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) and Bill MacLeod, CEO, Mississauga Halton LHIN, Providing Information Regarding the LHIN’s Involvement in Services to the Aging Population

Received 2013-1095

4. REPORTS

a) Local Health Integration Networks in Peel

Received 2013-1096

b) Report on Long Term Care Innovation in Ontario

Received 2013-1097

5. COMMUNICATIONS

c) Colin Campbell, President, Board of Directors and Theresa Greer, Executive Director, Heart House Hospice, Letter dated September 19, 2013, Extending their Appreciation for the Region of Peel’s Support for Hospice Palliative Care

Received 2013-1098


HE-B. PARAMEDIC SERVICES

HE-B1. Report of the Emergency and Protective Services Committee (EPSC-2013-4) meeting held on November 7, 2013

Moved by Councillor Crombie,
Seconded by Councillor Carlson;

That the report of the Emergency and Protective Services Committee (EPSC-2013-4) meeting held on November 7, 2013, be adopted.

Carried 2013-1099

A quorum of voting members was not present, and in accordance with Section III-5(g) of the Region of Peel Procedure By-law 100-2012, the Emergency and Protective Services Committee received information.

4. REPORTS

a) Proposed Changes to the Peel Regional Paramedic Services 10 Year Facility Capital Plan (2008-2017) (Oral)
Presentation by Peter Dundas, Chief and Director, Paramedic Services and Renaud Campbell, Manager, Health Facility Planning

Received 2013-1100

A quorum of voting members was achieved.

Items 2 and 4a were dealt with.

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION EPSC-9-2013

That the agenda for the November 7, 2013, Emergency and Protective Services Committee meeting be approved.

Approved 2013-1101

4. REPORTS

a) Proposed Changes to the Peel Regional Paramedic Services 10 Year Facility Capital Plan (2008-2017)

RECOMMENDATION EPSC-10-2013:

That the recommended changes to the 10 Year Facility Capital Plan, as outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Health Services, dated October 28, 2013, titled “Proposed Changes to the Peel Regional Paramedic Services 10 Year Facility Capital Plan (2008 – 2017)”, be approved.

Approved 2013-1102


HE-C. PUBLIC HEALTH

HE-C1. Update on Improvements to Foodcheck Peel Food Safety Performance Disclosure Program

Received 2013-1103

HE-C2. Use of Local Data to Better Target the Region of Peel’s Oral Health School Screening Program

Received 2013-1104

HE-C3. Peel Postpartum Mood Disorder Program Update – Peel Public Health

Received 2013-1105


7. BY-LAWS

Three Readings:

By-law 109-2013: A by-law to amend Schedule “A” to By-law 106-2012, titled “A by-law to impose a special charge upon the owners of lands who will or may derive a benefit from the construction of a sanitary sewer on Creditview Road, Churchville Road and Walnut Road in the City of Brampton, Ward 6”.

By-law 110-2013: A by-law to impose a special charge upon the owners of lands who derive or may derive a benefit from the construction of a noise attenuation wall on Erin Mills Parkway in the City of Mississauga, Ward 8.

By-law 112-2013: A by-law to provide for the Regional Corporation’s consent to permit an encroachment onto parts of Regional Road 6 (Queen Street West) in the City of Brampton.

By-law 113-2013: A by-law to govern the purchase and disposal of goods and services and to repeal By-law 63-2008.

Moved by Councillor Dale,
Seconded by Councillor Hames;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 109-2013, 110-2013, 112-2013 and By-law 113-2013, as amended, 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 2013-1106

See also Resolutions 2013-1070, 2013-1021 and 2013-1056


8. OTHER BUSINESS
- Nil


9. NOTICES OF MOTION

a) Notice of Motion from Councillor Sanderson regarding the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) National Municipal Rail Safety Working Group

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

Whereas, the Region of Peel has many rail systems coexisting with its commercial, residential, agricultural and industrial communities;

And whereas, first responders should have all available information about rail cargo to provide for their own safety and that of the communities they serve;

And whereas, rail safety is a matter for all communities across Canada;

And whereas, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) National Municipal Rail Safety Working Group has produced communiqué endorsing three key principles of rail safety, including the following areas:

1. Equip and support municipal first responders to rail emergencies;
2. Ensure federal and industry policies and regulations address the rail safety concerns of municipalities; and
3. Prevent downloading of rail safety and emergency response costs to local taxpayers.

Therefore be it resolved, that the FCM National Municipal Rail Safety “Working Group communiqué” be endorsed and the FCM call on the Federal Government to provide municipalities with adequate information on the dangerous goods that are being transported through their communities, be supported;

And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Prime Minister of Canada; the Federal Minister of Transport; Members of Parliament representing the Region of Peel; and FCM for consideration.

Carried 2013-1107


10. IN CAMERA MATTERS

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

• In Camera Report of the Early Learning and Child Care Task Force (ELCCTF-2013-3) meeting held on October 31, 2013

1. Approval of Minutes

a) In Camera Report of the Early Learning and Child Care Task Force (ELCCTF-2013-3) meeting held on October 31, 2013

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the In Camera Report of the Early Learning and Child Care Task Force (ELCCTF-2013-3) meeting held on October 31, 2013 be adopted.

Carried 2013-1108

6. IN CAMERA MATTERS

a) Proposed Leases for Child Care Facilities (Proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Received 2013-1109


11. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Sanderson;

That By-law 111-2013 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on November 28, 2013, and to authorize the execution of documents in accordance with the Region of Peel 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 2013-1110


12. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 3:01 p.m.

 

K. Lockyer
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Regional Clerk

E. Kolb
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Regional Chair