June 12 2014 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
6-12. Staff Reports and Communications
     
13. By-laws
14. Other Business
15. Notices of Motion
16. In Camera Matters
17. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
18. Adjournment

THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
June 12, 2014

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

Regional Chair Kolb advised that the June 12, 2014 Regional Council meeting would recess later in the morning to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Peel Regional Police (PRP). Members of PRP will be participating in a ceremonial parade that will conclude at Region of Peel headquarters and be followed by a short ceremony. The 'March on Peel' is in keeping with a longstanding military recognition and privilege dating back to the 15th century, known as 'Freedom of the City'.

Councillor Dale introduced Joy Parsons, the last surviving sibling of the Region of Peel's first Regional Chair, Lou Parsons, and Lou Parson's son Michael Parsons, who were in attendance in honour of the Region of Peel and Peel Regional Police 40th Anniversaries.


1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL

Councillor Mullin recited the prayer.

  Members Present: G. Carlson
F. Dale
S. Fennell
P. Foley
C. Fonseca
N. Iannicca
E. Kolb

K. Mahoney
H. McCallion
S. McFadden
G. Miles
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: B. Crombie
S. Hames

(vaction)
       
  Also Present: D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; G. Sabat Commissioner of Service Innovation, Information and Technology; P. O'Connor, Acting Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and Director, Legal and Risk Management; S. VanOfwegen, Chief Financial Officer; D. Labrecque, Commissioner of Public Works; J. Menard, Commissioner of Human Services; J. Smith, Commissioner of Health Services; Dr. D. Mowat, Medical Officer of Health; K. Lockyer, Regional Clerk and Director of Clerk's; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist; S. Singh, Legislative Technical Coordinator; L. Sieben, Acting Legislative Technical Coordinator

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*See text for arrivals
¨See text for departures

2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Regional Chair Kolb declared a conflict of interest with respect to the minutes of the Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee meeting held on May 15, 2014 listed as item 6.2 on the June 12, 2014 Regional Council agenda.


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

3.1. May 22, 2014, Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That the minutes of the Regional Council meeting held on May 22, 2014 be approved.

Carried 2014-491

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor Foley;

That the agenda for the June 12, 2014 Regional Council meeting include a communication from Dr. Gerald Smith, President, Ontario Dental Association, dated June 10, 2014, regarding Community Water Fluoridation, to be dealt with under Items Related to Health - Item 9.2;

And further, that the agenda for the June 12, 2014 Regional Council meeting include a communication from Dr. Brian Tenaschuk, President, Halton-Peel Dental Association, dated June 10, 2014, regarding Community Water Fluoridation, to be dealt with under Items Related to Health - Item 9.3;

And further, that the agenda for the June 12, 2014 Regional Council meeting include a communication from the Graduate Program in Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, dated June 10, 2014, regarding Community Water Fluoridation, to be dealt with under Items Related to Health - Item 9.4;

And further, that the agenda for the June 12, 2014 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2014-492

See also Resolutions 2014-514 to 2014-516 inclusive

5. DELEGATIONS

5.1. Jennifer Evans, Chief, Peel Regional Police, Presenting an Overview and Status Report of Provincial Adequacy Regulations

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2014-518

5.2. Jane Van Berkel, Executive Director, Child Development Resource Connection Peel, Providing an Update on the Work of the Ontario Early Years Centres

Received 2014-493

See also Resolution 2014-494

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

Jane Van Berkel, Executive Director, Child Development Resource Connection Peel, provided an update on the work of the Ontario Early Years Centres (OEYCs) which have been operated by community non-profit organizations since 2003. Services are provided at eight main sites and numerous satellite sites located in schools, libraries and other community locations. The goals of the OEYCs are to promote healthy child development; support parents and build on parent's strengths; and, strengthen early childhood development and reinforce how play-based learning supports child development. The OEYC offers unique programs that are reflective of neighbourhoods and responsive to community needs.

Members of Regional Council commended the work of the OEYCs.

Councillor Saito offered her congratulations to the Parent Child Resource Centres that are celebrating their 30th Anniversary of providing support to the community.

Items Related to Human Services - Item 10.1 was dealt with.

10.1. Update on Ontario Early Years Centres

Received 2014-494

See also Resolution 2014-493

Councillor Saito advised that the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette was presented to Mayor Hazel McCallion at a special ceremony held at the residence of the Consul General of Japan in Toronto, in recognition of her strong leadership in supporting Japanese businesses in Mississauga and her commitment to relations with the City of Mississauga sister-city Kariya, Japan.

Mayor McCallion extended her appreciation to her Council colleagues at the City of Mississauga and Region of Peel, noting that the ability to work as a team has helped her to attain this esteemed recognition.


6. ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Councillor A. Thompson

6.1. Report from the Clerk Regarding the Public Meeting held on May 22, 2014 to Consider an Application by the Town of Caledon to Amend the Regional Official Plan ROP-14-001) for Mayfield West Phase 2 Settlement Expansion

Received 2014-495

6.2. Report of the Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee (ARRASC 2/2014) meeting held on May 15, 2014

This item was dealt with under Resolutions 2014-505 to 2014-510 inclusive

6.3. Amendments to Traffic By-law 15-2013, All-Way Stop Control on Winston Churchill Boulevard, Town of Caledon, Ward 2

Moved by Councillor Morrison,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That a by-law be enacted to implement stop control for all four directions of travel (all-way stop) on Regional Road 19 (Winston Churchill Boulevard) at Ballinafad Road/Erin Halton Hills Townline;

And further, that a by-law be enacted to implement stop control for all three directions of travel (all-way stop) on Regional Road 19 (Winston Churchill Boulevard) at Regional Road 12 (Olde Base Line Road);

And further, that the necessary by-law be presented for enactment to amend By-law 15-2013;

And further, that the Ontario Provincial Police, the Town of Caledon and Wellington County be advised.

Carried 2014-496

See also Resolution 2014-543

6.4. Peel Goods Movement Action Item 4: Prioritizing At-Grade Rail Crossings on Regional Roads

Received 2014-497

6.5. Consolidation of Waste Collection By-law 91-2007 as Amended and Approval of Proposed Set Fines Part 1 Schedule

Moved by Councillor Sanderson,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That a new Region of Peel Waste Collection By-law, as outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, titled 'Consolidation of Waste Collection By-law 91-2007 as Amended and Approval of Proposed Set Fines Part 1 Schedule' be approved;

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

And further, that the proposed Set Fines Part 1, as generally outlined in Appendix I of the subject report, be approved;

And further, that staff submit the proposed Set Fines Part 1 schedule for the proposed new Region of Peel Waste Collection By-law to the Regional Senior Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice for approval;

And further, that the Regional Solicitor be authorized to approve and implement any minor changes required by the Regional Senior Justice of the Ontario Court of Justice to the Set Fines as outlined in the subject report, that are acceptable in form and content;

And further, that a copy of the approved consolidated Waste Collection By-law and Set Fines Part 1 schedule, as approved by the Regional Senior Justice, be forwarded to the area municipalities for their information.

Carried 2014-498

See also Resolutions 2014-499 and 2014-543

6.6. By-law to Designate By-law Enforcement Officers

Moved by Councillor Carlson,
Seconded by Councillor Dale;

That By-law 49-2001 and 9-2003, being By-laws to appoint By-law Enforcement Officers, be repealed;

And further, that Council Resolution 2001-916, which delegated authority to the Commissioner of Public Works to appoint By-law Enforcement Officers and present amending By-laws, be repealed;

And further, that the definition of 'Enforcement Officer' in By-law 53-2010, being a By-law to regulate the discharge of matter into the sanitary and storm sewage systems, be amended in accordance with the description contained in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works and the Regional Solicitor titled 'By-law to Designate By-law Enforcement Officers';

And further, that a new By-law to designate By-law Enforcement Officers be presented for enactment.

Carried 2014-499

See also Resolution 2014-543

6.7. 2013 Annual Performance Review of the South Peel Water and Wastewater Management, Operations and Maintenance Agreement with the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA)

Received 2014-500

Dan Labrecque, Commissioner of Public Works undertook to provide Councillor Starr with information related to how the 10 year budget projections are determined for the management, operations and maintenance agreement between the Ontario Clean Water Agency and the Region of Peel, and any actual increases over budget projections.

6.8. Professional Engineering Services for Condition Assessment of the Beckett Sproule 1200mm, 1500mm and Meadowvale North 900mm Feedermains, Capital Projects 11-1405, 12-1405 and 13-1405, Document 2014-161N - City of Mississauga, Wards 5, 9 and 11, and City of Brampton, Ward 3

Moved by Councillor McFadden,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the contract (Document 2014-161N) for Professional Engineering Services for the condition assessment of the Beckett Sproule 1200mm and 1500mm, and Meadowvale North 900mm feedermains be awarded to Pure Technologies Ltd. in the estimated amount of $1,469,900 (excluding applicable taxes), under Capital Projects 11-1405, 12-1405 and 13-1405, in accordance with Purchasing By-law 113-2013.

Carried 2014-501

6.9. Professional Engineering Services for Municipal Class Environmental Assessment for Sewage Pumping Station and East to West Diversion Force Main, Projects 13-2201 and 13-2901

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That the contract (Document 2014-120P) for professional engineering services for Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) for Sewage Pumping Station and East to West Diversion Force Main be awarded to GM Blue Plan Engineering Limited under Capital Project 13-2201 and 13-2901, in the estimated amount of $895,595 (excluding applicable taxes), in accordance with Purchasing By-law 113-2013.

Carried 2014-502

7. COMMUNICATIONS

7.1. Norman Lee, Director, Waste Management, Project/Issue Update dated May 8, 2014, Providing an Update on the Peel Energy Recovery Centre

Received 2014-503

7.2. Shauna Danton, Legislative Coordinator, City Clerk's Office, Letter dated May 15, 2014, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Report and Resolution titled "City of Brampton Initiated Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments - Hurontario-Main Street Corridor Secondary Plan - Wards 3 and 4

Referred to Public Works 2014-504

Item 6.2 was dealt with.

Regional Chair Kolb left the meeting room due to a previously declared conflict of interest.

6.2. Report of the Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee (ARRASC 2/2014) meeting held on May 15, 2014

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Paterak;

That the report of the Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee (ARRASC 2/2014) meeting held on May 15, 2014 be adopted.

Carried 2014-505

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST – Nil


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION ARRASC-2-2014:

That the agenda for the May 15, 2014 Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee meeting, be approved.

Approved 2014-506


3. DELEGATIONS - Nil


4. REPORTS

4.1 Streetlighting Service Delivery Model on Regional Roads

RECOMMENDATION ARRASC-3-2014:

That the service delivery model for the operations and maintenance of streetlighting on Regional Roads, within the boundaries of the City of Brampton, the City of Mississauga and the Town of Caledon, by way of contract through the development of standardized Service Agreements with each respective municipality, be endorsed;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works be authorized to execute a streetlighting operations and maintenance Service Agreement with each of the City of Brampton, the City of Mississauga and Town of Caledon on the terms as set out in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, titled 'Streetlighting Service Delivery Model on Regional Roads', and to the satisfaction of the Regional Solicitor;

And further, that the Region of Peel be responsible for the operating and capital costs of streetlighting on Regional roads, to be verified by Regional staff, and incorporated in the Regional budget commencing with the 2015 budget, subject to the execution of Service Agreements;

And further, that the Commissioner of Public Works be authorized to execute any amendments to the streetlighting operations and maintenance Service Agreements that may be required from time to time, and, to approve any amendments to the budgeted amount based on verification of the actual cost of the project;

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 their information.

Approved 2014-507

See also Resolution 2014-508

4.2 Transfer of Jurisdictional Responsibilities for Sidewalks and Multi-Use Trails within the Regional Road Right-of-Way

Received 2014-508

See also Resolution 2014-507

4.3 The Transfer of Coleraine Drive from the Town of Caledon to the Region of Peel and the Future Designation of the Northwest Bolton Connecting Arterial Link

RECOMMENDATION ARRASC-4-2014:

That Coleraine Drive, from Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road) to Regional Road 9 (King Street) / Harvest Moon Drive (west leg), in the Town of Caledon, be transferred to the Region of Peel, effective June 27, 2014, as outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Public Works, titled 'The Transfer of Coleraine Drive from the Town of Caledon to the Region of Peel and the Future Designation of the Northwest Bolton Connecting Arterial Link';

And further, that the necessary by-laws be presented to Regional Council for enactment to amend the Regional Road System By-law 95-2007 and subsequently the Region of Peel Traffic By-law 15-2013 by adding Regional Road 150 Coleraine Drive to Schedule 'A' of the subject by-laws, effective June 27, 2014;

And further, that an Agreement between The Regional Municipality of Peel and the Town of Caledon, to provide for the collection of development charges respecting the debt obligation by the Town and transfer to the Region of Peel, pending an amendment of the Regional development charge by-law, be authorized;

And further, that upon enactment of the subject by-laws, staff be authorized to take all required steps to effect the transfer;

And further, that the subsequent amendments to By-laws 95-2007 and 15-2013 be presented at a future meeting of Regional Council for enactment with respect to:

And further, that the Regional Treasurer be authorized to execute the Agreement with the Town of Caledon on the terms as set out in the subject report and to the satisfaction of the Regional Solicitor;

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

And further, that a copy of this resolution and necessary amending by-laws be forwarded to the Peel Regional Police and the Caledon Ontario Provincial Police.

Approved 2014-509

See also Resolutions 2014-510 and 2014-543

5. COMMUNICATIONS - Nil

6. IN CAMERA MATTERS - Nil

7. OTHER BUSINESS

Additional Item - Item 7.1:

7.1 Resolution regarding the Naming of the Northwest Bolton Connecting Arterial Link Regional Road 150 from Regional Road 9 (King Street) and Harvest Moon to Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) to Emil Kolb Parkway

RECOMMENDATION ARRASC-5-2014:

Whereas, under the provisions of sections 11 (3) and 27 (1) of the Municipal Act, S.O. 2001, c.25, as amended, the Council of the Regional Corporation may pass by-laws respecting highways under the jurisdiction of the Region;

And whereas, the Region of Peel By-law 95-2007 sets out the Regional Road System and the common names assigned to Regional Roads;

And whereas, Regional Council at its meeting held on May 8, 2008 approved that the Northwest Bolton connecting arterial link from Regional Road 9 (King Street) to Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) in the Town of Caledon, be known as Regional Road 150, as per Resolution 2008-574;

And whereas, the Region of Peel Road System and Traffic By-laws will be amended to include the portion known as Regional Road 150 north of Harvest Moon when the roadway is nearing completion;

And whereas, the necessary amending by-laws will be presented to Regional Council for enactment at a future meeting;

And whereas, Emil V. Kolb has served as a member of Regional Council since the formation of the Region of Peel 40 years ago;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Northwest Bolton Connecting Arterial Link Regional Road 150 from Regional Road 9 (King Street) and Harvest Moon to Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) be named the 'Emil Kolb Parkway' as a tribute to his contributions to the Region of Peel and dedication to public service.

Approved 2014-510

See also Resolutions 2014-509 and 2014-543

Regional Chair Kolb expressed his appreciation for the naming of the Northwest Bolton Connecting Arterial Link Road from King Street to Harvest Moon, as 'Emil Kolb Parkway'.

Councillor Morrison requested that staff report to a future meeting of Regional Council, prior to the end of the current term of Council, with recommendations related to the naming of a Regional Road in honour of Canadian Veterans and Peacekeepers, noting that it should be a road that spans all three area municipalities.

8. ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore

8.1. Creating Supportive Environments for Healthy Living in Licensed Child Care

Received 2014-511


8.2. Canadian Public Health Association - R.D. Defries Award

Received 2014-512

Janette Smith, Commissioner of Health Services, advised that on May 27, 2014, the Canadian Public Health Association presented Dr. David Mowat, Medical Officer of Health, with its highest award, the R. D. Defries Award, which is presented to those who have made outstanding contributions to the broad field of public health, ideally with impacts across the country. She noted that Dr. Mowat's career has spanned all three levels of government and he is known as a national leader on the impact of the built environment on health.

Members of Regional Council congratulated Dr. Mowat and commended his thoroughness and insightfulness.

9. COMMUNICATIONS

9.1. Liesa Cianchino, Resident of Mississauga, Concerned Residents of Peel, Letter dated June 5, 2014, Regarding Concerns with Water Fluoridation in the Region of Peel

Received 2014-513

See also Resolutions 2014-492 and 2014-514 to 2014-517 inclusive

Councillor Sprovieri requested that Regional Council receive the correspondence from Liesa Cianchino, Resident of Mississauga, Concerned Residents of Peel, wherein among other items, she requests that a lawyer be permitted to delegate to Regional Council, on her behalf, to present a legal opinion regarding the fluoridation of Peel's drinking water and Councillor Sprovieri placed the following motion:

Moved by Councillor Sprovieri,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

Whereas in 2012 the residents of Peel requested a round table discussion with Health Canada and the Chief Medical Officer of Ontario to discuss the issue of Artificial Water Fluoridation;

And whereas, Health Canada and the Chief Medical Officer of Ontario refused to attend the round table discussion with the residents of Peel opposed to Artificial Water Fluoridation;

And whereas, Health Canada agreed to respond to the residents of Peel and Members of Council questions in writing;

And whereas, Health Canada failed to provide the toxicology tests it recommends on the Hydrofluorosilicic Acid that is added to Peel Region's drinking water supply;

And whereas, Health Canada failed to answer the Councillors' question of whether Peel Council is violating the Food and Drug Act by adding a toxic substance known as Hydrofluorosilicic Acid to Peel's drinking water;

Therefore be it resolved, that Peel Regional Council agree to a delegation on behalf of Liesa Cianchino to the June 26, 2014 Regional Council meeting to present their legal opinion to Regional Council.

Regional Council recessed at 10:32 a.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 11:19 a.m.

   


 
  Members Present: G. Carlson
F. Dale
S. Fennell
P. Foley
C. Fonseca
N. Iannicca
E. Kolb

K. Mahoney
H. McCallion
G. Miles
E. Moore
M. Morrison
P. Mullin
P. Palleschi
R. Paterak
P. Saito*
J. Sanderson
J. Sprovieri
R. Starr
A. Thompson
J. Tovey
       
  Members Absent:

B. Crombie
S. Hames
S. McFadden
R. Whitehead


(vacation)

(other municipal business)

       
  Also Present: D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; G. Sabat Commissioner of Service Innovation, Information and Technology; P. O'Connor, Acting Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and Director, Legal and Risk Management; S. VanOfwegen, Chief Financial Officer; D. Labrecque, Commissioner of Public Works; J. Menard, Commissioner of Human Services; J. Smith, Commissioner of Health Services; Dr. D. Mowat, Medical Officer of Health; K. Lockyer, Regional Clerk and Director of Clerk's; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist; S. Singh, Legislative Technical Coordinator; L. Sieben, Acting Legislative Technical Coordinator

9. COMMUNICATIONS

Additional Items 9.2 to 9.4 were dealt with.

9.2. Dr. Gerald Smith, President, Ontario Dental Association, dated June 10, 2014, Regarding Community Water Fluoridation

Received 2014-514

See also Resolutions 2014-492 and 2014-515 to 2014-517 inclusive

9.3. Dr. Brian Tenaschuk, President, Halton-Peel Dental Association, dated June 10, 2014, Regarding Community Water Fluoridation,

Received 2014-515

See also Resolutions 2014-492, 2014-513, 2014-514, 2014-516, and 2014-517

9.4. Graduate Program in Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, dated June 10, 2014, Regarding Community Water Fluoridation,

Received 2014-516

See also Resolutions 2014-492, 2014-513, 2014-514, 2014- 515 and 2014-517

Discussion related to Item 9.1 continued.

Councillor McCallion indicated her support to hear the lawyer and that hearing information is not reopening the issue, but simply receiving information.

Councillor Mullin indicated her support for the request to delegate to the June 26, 2014 Regional Council meeting and requested a friendly amendment to the motion by deleting the “whereas” clauses which was agreed to by Councillor Sprovieri.

Councillor Tovey suggested that the delegate be requested to provide the legal opinion to the Regional Solicitor prior to the June 26, 2014 Regional Council meeting.

Councillor Miles expressed concern that the agenda for the June 26, 2014 Regional Council meeting is expected to be quite heavy and suggested that consideration be given to an earlier meeting start time.

Councillor Sprovieri noted that there will be only one delegation and it is not expected to take more than 15 minutes.

Moved by Councillor Sprovieri,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That Peel Regional Council agree to a delegation on behalf of Liesa Cianchino to the June 26, 2014 Regional Council meeting to present their legal opinion to Regional Council.

Councillor Sprovieri requested a recorded vote.

In favour: G. Carlson, F. Dale, S. Fennell, P. Foley, C. Fonseca, N. Iannicca, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, R. Paterak, P. Saito, J. Sanderson, J. Sprovieri, R. Starr, A. Thompson, J. Tovey,
Total: 20
   
Opposed: Nil
Total: 0
   
Absent: B. Crombie, S. Hames, S. McFadden, R. Whitehead
Total: 4

Carried unanimously 2014-517

See also Resolutions 2014-514 to 2014-513 inclusive

Additional Items - Items 9.2 to 9.4 inclusive

9.2. Dr. Gerald Smith, President, Ontario Dental Association, dated June 10, 2014, Regarding Community Water Fluoridation

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2014-514

9.3. Dr. Brian Tenaschuk, President, Halton-Peel Dental Association, dated June 10, 2014, Regarding Community Water Fluoridation,

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2014-515

9.4. Graduate Program in Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, dated June 10, 2014, Regarding Community Water Fluoridation

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2014-516

Item 5.1 was dealt with.


5. DELEGATION

5.1. Jennifer Evans, Chief, Peel Regional Police, Presenting an Overview and Status Report of Provincial Adequacy Regulations
Received 2014-518

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

Jennifer Evans, Chief, Peel Regional Police (PRP), provided an overview of the police workload, proactive initiatives and strategies for achieving the 2015 Budget target. She also highlighted the 2013 Community Survey that confirmed high satisfaction with the work of PRP.

In response to a question from Councillor Mullin, Chief Evans advised that a legal opinion had been obtained that indicates there may be opportunity for local by-laws to be enacted to allow for the recovery of costs associated with police attendance at private events.

Councillor Sprovieri requested that the Chief provide a breakdown of the number of accidents and fatalities that are associated with distracted driving.

The Chief Administrative Officer undertook to raise police issues as part of a report regarding Council advocacy positions to be considered at the June 26, 2014 Regional Council meeting.

Councillor McCallion requested that the Chief provide Members of Regional Council with information related to the amount of time police officers spend in Court.

Regional Chair Kolb advised that Chief Evans would be taking on the role as President of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police for the 2014-2015 year.

Several Members of Regional Council offered their congratulations to PRP on its 40th Anniversary and noted their pride in Peel's police force.

Councillor Iannicca departed at 12:30 p.m.

Items Related to Management - Item 11.4 was dealt with.

11.4. Report of the Growth Management Committee (GMC 3/2014) meeting held on May 15, 2014

Moved by Councillor Palleschi,
Seconded by Councillor Mullin;

That Recommendation GMC-7-2014 contained within the Report of the Growth Management Committee meeting held on May 15, 2014 be amended by striking the word 'consider' from the fourth clause and replacing it with the word 'understand';

And further, that the report of the Growth Management Committee meeting held on May 15, 2014 be approved, as amended.

Carried 2014-519

Councillor Palleschi requested that Recommendation GMC-7-2014 contained within the Report of the Growth Management Committee (GMC) meeting held on May 15, 2014 be amended by striking the fourth clause. He stated that the fourth clause directs Region of Peel staff to consider the financial implications of growth for the area municipalities, which is not within the jurisdiction of the Region of Peel.

Councillor Tovey stated that the intent of the fourth clause is to direct Regional staff to collaborate with area municipal staff to provide the GMC with the full implications related to growth.

David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer, confirmed that Region of Peel staff would not be conducting work on the area municipalities' behalf but would work with area municipal staff to obtain information that would assist the GMC to understand the full cost of development. He suggested that the word 'consider' be changed to 'understand' in the fourth clause of recommendation GMC-7-2014. Councillor Palleschi indicated his support for the revised wording.


1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Ni

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION GMC-5-2014:

That the agenda for the May 15, 2014 Growth Management Committee meeting be amended to include a communication from Orlando Corporation, titled 'Peel Employment Trends and Forecast Study Reports', to be dealt with under Communications - Item 5.4;

And further, that the agenda for the May 15, 2014 Growth Management Committee meeting be amended to include a communication from IBI Group, titled 'Peel Employment Trends and Forecast Study Report', to be dealt with under Communications - Item 5.5;

And further, that the agenda for the the May 15, 2014 Growth Management Committee meeting be approved, as amended.

Approved 2014-520

See also Resolutions 2014-528 and 2014-529


3. DELEGATIONS
- Nil


4. REPORTS

4.1. GMC Meeting #5: Context of Growth Management Committee (Oral)
Presentation by Arvin Prasad, Director, Integrated Planning Division

Received 2014-521

4.2. Peel Employment Trends and Forecast Study
Presentation by John Yeh, Principal Planner, Integrated Planning Division

Received 2014-522

See also Resolution 2014-523

RECOMMENDATION GMC-6-2014:

That the results of the Peel Employment Trends and Forecast Study as outlined in Appendix I of the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services, titled 'Peel Employment Trends and Forecast Study' be used to inform the next Region of Peel Development Charges By-law update.

Approved 2014-523

See also Resolution 2014-522

4.3 Response to the Growth Management Committee Directions to Prepare a Sustainable Financing Business Plan for the Forecasted Growth in Peel

RECOMMENDATION GMC-7-2014:

That the report of the Chief Financial Officer and Commissioner of Corporate Services titled 'Response to the Growth Management Committee Directions to Prepare a Sustainable Financing Business Plan for the Forecasted Growth in Peel' be approved;

And further, that a workshop be held with stakeholders, including senior-level Provincial staff and Members of Regional Council, to consider sharing financial risks associated with growth and determine possible options for sustainable financing of growth;

And further, that Regional staff consider input from the workshop to develop sustainable financing options for regional services as the basis for a Sustainable Development Program;

And further, that Regional staff initiate discussions with area municipal staff to understand the financial implications of growth for area municipal services;

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

Approved 2014-524


5. COMMUNICATIONS

5.1. Mumtaz Alikhan, Legislative Co-ordinator, City of Mississauga, Email received April 30, 2014, Providing a Copy of the City of Mississauga Report titled, "Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) 27 - Peel 2041"

Received 2014-525

5.2. Barbara Karrandjas, Council/Committee Coordinator, Town of Caledon, Letter dated April 30, 2014, Providing a Copy of the Town of Caledon's Resolution Regarding the Provincial Plan Review

Referred to Corporate Services 2014-526

5.3. Emily Cation, Town of Caledon Property Owner, Letter dated May 13, 2014, Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) 27 Employment Forecast

Received 2014-527

Additional Items - Items 5.4 and 5.5:

5.4. Phil J. King, President, Orlando Corporation, Letter dated May 14, 2014, Regarding Peel Employment Trends and Forecast Study Reports

RECOMMENDATION GMC-8-2014:

That the letter dated May 14, 2014 from Phil J. King, President, Orlando Corporation, regarding Peel Employment Trends and Forecast Study Reports be received;

And further, that staff set up a meeting with the Orlando Corporation and other regional industrial developers to review the results of the Peel Employment Trends and Forecast Study.

Approved 2014-528

See also Resolution 2014-520

5.5. Audrey Jacob, Deputy Regional Director, IBI Group, Letter dated May 14, 2014, Regarding Peel Employment Trends and Forecast Study Reports

Received 2014-529

See also Resolution 2014-520

Regional Council recessed at 1:04 p.m.

Regional Council reconvened at 1:34 p.m.

   


 
  Members Present:

G. Carlson
F. Dale
S. Fennell
P. Foley
C. Fonseca
E. Kolb
K. Mahoney¨
H. McCallion
G. Miles
E. Moore

M. Morrison
P. Mullin
R. Paterak
P. Saito*
J. Sanderson
J. Sprovieri
R. Starr
A. Thompson
J. Tovey
       
  Members Absent:

B. Crombie
S. Hames
N. Iannicca

S. McFadden
P. Palleschi
R. Whitehead


(vacation)


(personal matter)

(other municipal business)

       
  Also Present:

D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; G. Sabat Commissioner of Service Innovation, Information and Technology; P. O'Connor, Acting Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and Director, Legal and Risk Management; S. VanOfwegen, Chief Financial Officer; D. Labrecque, Commissioner of Public Works; J. Menard, Commissioner of Human Services; J. Smith, Commissioner of Health Services; Dr. D. Mowat, Medical Officer of Health; K. Lockyer, Regional Clerk and Director of Clerk's; C. Thomson, Legislative Specialist; S. Singh, Legislative Technical Coordinator; L. Sieben, Acting Legislative Technical Coordinator

10. ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES
Chaired by Councillor G. Miles

10.1. Update on Ontario Early Years Centres

Received 2014-530

See also Resolution 2014-493

Councillor Mahoney departed at 1:37 p.m.

10.2. Request for an Amendment to Resolution 2009-391 to Allow the Region of Peel to Enter Into a Fee Subsidy Agreement with For-Profit Operators Located in School Based Sites Where a Non Profit Agency is Not Available to Provide Child Care Services

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That Resolution 2009-391 be amended to permit the Region of Peel to enter into Purchase of Service Agreements with 'for-profit' licensed child care providers in schools for child care fee subsidy in circumstances that are permitted under provincial legislation.

Carried 2014-531

10.3. Report of the Community Investment Committee (CIC 1/2014) meeting held on May 15, 2014

Moved by Councillor Fennell,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the report of the Community Investment Committee (CIC 1/2014) meeting held on May 15, 2014 be adopted.

Carried 2014-532

Councillor Fennell expressed concern with the impact that changes to the Community Investment Program have had on community agencies and requested that staff report to a future meeting of Regional Council with a review of how agencies have been impacted and have responded to the change.

Councillor Morrison requested that the report to a future meeting include details related to how funding for a staff fundraiser position has been spent and whether unspent funds would be returned to the Region of Peel.

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil


2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

RECOMMENDATION CIC-1-2014:

That the agenda for the May 15, 2014 Community Investment Committee meeting, be approved.

Approved 2014-533


3. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

3.1. Al Britton, Inspector and Jeff Jensen, Sergeant, Peel Regional Police, Presenting the Community Safety Model

Received 2014-534

3.2. Anita Stellinga, Vice-President, Community Investment, United Way of Peel, Regarding Mental Health Community Hubs

Received 2014-535


4. REPORTS

4.1. Homelessness Partnering Strategy: 2011-2014 Conclusion & 2014-2019 Renewal

RECOMMENDATION CIC-2-2014:

That the Region of Peel's duly authorized signing officers execute agreements with community agencies approved for funding, and other documents that may be required to participate in the 2014-2019 Homelessness Partnering Strategy;

And further, that the Commissioner of Human Services and the duly authorized Director have on-going authority to approve and allocate 2014-2019 Homelessness Partnering Strategy funds, as recommended by the Community Advisory Board.

Approved 2014-536


4.2. Community Investment Program Update
Presentation by Melissa Toney, Supervisor, Community Partnerships Division, and Sandra Solonik, Advisor, Community Investment

Received 2014-537

See also Resolution 2014-538

RECOMMENDATION CIC-3-2014:

Whereas local non-profit organizations are resource-limited;

And whereas, it is time consuming and challenging for many local non-profit organizations to identify and obtain funding resources;

And whereas, the Region of Peel is committed to providing capacity support to its non-profit sector;

Therefore be it resolved, that funding be redirected within the Community Investment Program budget to support the development of an inventory of available funding opportunities for the non-profit sector in Peel.

Approved 2014-538

See also Resolution 2014-537

11. ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Vice-Chair Councillor C. Fonseca

11.1. Authority to Execute the Ten Year Municipal Funding Agreement for the Transfer of Federal Gas Tax Funds with AMO and for the Transfer of Region of Peel Federal Gas Tax Allocation – 2014

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That the Regional Chair and Regional Clerk be authorized to execute the ten year Municipal Funding Agreement with the Association of Municipalities of Ontario ('AMO') to expedite the release of the federal gas tax funds to the Region of Peel;

And further, that $31,166,322.34 in the federal gas tax allocation received by the Region of Peel in 2014 be transferred to the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon based on the allocation method identified in the report from the Chief Financial Officer, titled 'Authority to Execute the Ten Year Municipal Funding Agreement for the Transfer of Federal Gas Tax Funds with AMO and for the Transfer of Region of Peel Federal Gas Tax Allocation - 2014';

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

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

Carried 2014-539

See also Resolution 2014-543

11.2. Pending Review of Provincial Plans

Received 2014-540

Arvin Prasad, Director, Integrated Planning, confirmed that Region of Peel staff would be coordinating its activities with respect to the pending review of Provincial Plans with area municipal staff.

11.3. Bequest to the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives, Estate of Benson Alvin Madill

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That the Regional Solicitor be authorized to execute such documents reasonably required in the opinion of the Regional Solicitor as may be necessary and appropriate for receipt of the bequest of the Estate of Benson Madill to the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives/The Regional Municipality of Peel and related estate administration.

Carried 2014-541

Councillor Thompson requested that staff investigate whether the model of the original barn built by Benson Alvin Madill could be retained by the Region of Peel for historical preservation.

11.4. Report of the Growth Management Committee (GMC 3/2014) meeting held on May 15, 2014

This item was dealt with under Resolutions 2014-520 to 2014-529 inclusive

12. COMMUNICATIONS


12.1. Media Release: From the Association of Municipalities Ontario (AMO), received May 8, 2014, Regarding 2014-2016 Request for Nominations, AMO Board of Directors

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Fennell;

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 Thompson be nominated for the position of Region of Peel representative for 2014 on the Regional and Single Tier Caucus of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario.

Carried 2014-542

13. BY-LAWS

Three Readings:

By-law 44-2014: 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 2014.

By-law 45-2014: A by-law to authorize the execution of the Municipal Funding Agreement with the Association of Municipalities of Ontario for the release of federal gas tax funding to the Region of Peel under the Administrative Agreement on the Federal Gas Tax Fund.

By-law 46-2014: A by-law to implement a 4-Way Stop at the intersection of Regional Road 19 (Winston Churchill Boulevard) at Ballinafad Road/Erin Halton Hills Townline; to implement a 3-Way Stop at the intersection of Regional Road 19 (Winston Churchill Boulevard) at Regional Road 12 (Olde Base Line Road); and, to amend By-law Number 15-2013 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of The Regional Municipality of Peel.

By-law 47-2014: A by-law to consolidate the by-laws that regulate the collection of waste in The Regional Municipality of Peel and to repeal By-laws 91-2007, 17-2008, 48-2009 and 43-2010.

By-law 48-2014: A by-law to designate By-law Enforcement Officers and to repeal By-laws 49-2001 and 9-2003, and to amend By-law 53-2010.

By-law 49-2014: A by-law to prohibit stopping, to designate a through highway and to set speed limits on Regional Road 150 (Coleraine Drive) from the north limit of Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road) to the south limit of Regional Road (King Street) / Harvest Moon Drive west leg; and to amend By-law Number 15-2013 being a by-law to regulate traffic on roads under the jurisdiction of The Regional Municipality of Peel.

By-law 50-2014: A by-law to amend By-law 95-2007 being a by-law to set out all the roads in the Regional Road System to add Regional Road 150 (Coleraine Drive) from Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road) (north limit) to Regional Road 9 (King Street) / Harvest Moon Drive west leg.

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 44-2014 to 50-2014 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.

See also Resolutions 2014-496, 2014-498, 2014-499 and 2014-539

Carried 2014-543

14. OTHER BUSINESS


15. NOTICES OF MOTION
-Nil


16. IN CAMERA MATTERS

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

16.1. Payment of Compensation Pursuant to the Expropriations Act, R.S.O. 1990, C.E. 26 Regional Road 8 (The Gore Road) Widening from Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) to Castlemore Road - City of Brampton, Ward 10 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That The Regional Municipality of Peel approve a Final Compensation Agreement and Full and Final Release with Mario Di Santo and Anne Di Santo for a full and final settlement and release of all claims arising from the expropriation of the fee simple interest in the lands described as Part of Lot 8, Concession 10 Northern Division, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Toronto Gore) Regional Municipality of Peel, being more particularly identified as Parts 1, 2 and 3 on Expropriation Plan PR1711631;

And further, that the funds be financed from Capital Project 07-4030.

Carried 2014-544

16.2. Proposed Disposal of Region Owned Surplus Property - City of Brampton, Ward 6 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

Moved by Councillor McCallion,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the fee simple interest in land and buildings being Part of Lot 6, Concession 3, West of Hurontario Street, City of Brampton (formerly Township of Chinguacousy), Regional Municipality of Peel, more particularly described as Part 2 on Reference Plan 43R-35107, save and except a 0.3 metre reserve along a portion of the frontage of the property be declared surplus to the needs of The Regional Municipality of Peel;

And further, that the “In Camera” direction to the Commissioner of Corporate Services, as set out in the In Camera report dated June 3, 2014, titled “Proposed Disposal of Region Owned Surplus Property - City of Brampton, Ward 6 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board), be approved and voted upon in accordance with section 239(6)(b) of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended;

And further, that the Office of The Regional Solicitor be authorized to complete any transaction arising from the “In Camera” direction, including the execution of all Affidavits, Statutory Declarations and Undertakings required;

And further, that the net proceeds from the sale be deposited into Capital Project 05-4045 account 86694 – Sale of Land.

Carried 2014-545


17. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Morrison;

That By-law 53-2014 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at its meeting held on June 12, 2014, 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 2014-546

18. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 2:04 p.m.





K. Lockyer
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Regional Clerk

E.Kolb
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Regional Chair