December 11, 2014 Regional Council Minutes
Page Content:
1. Prayer
2. Declarations of Conflicts of Interest
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Approval of Agenda
5. Delegations
6. Staff Reports
    Appointments of Section Chairs and Vice-Chairs and Other Appointments
7. Communications
8. Other Business
9. Notices of Motion
10. By-laws
11. In Camera Matters
12. By-laws Relating to In Camera Matters
13. By-law to Confirm the Proceedings of Council
14. Adjournment

THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
December 11, 2014

Regional Chair Dale called the meeting of Regional Council to order at 1:09 p.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, Brampton.


1. PRAYER

  Members Present: B. Crombie
F. Dale
J. Downey
C. Fonseca
G. Gibson
A. Groves
N. Iannicca
J. Innis
L. Jeffrey
M. Mahoney
S. McFadden
M. Medeiros
G. Miles
E. Moore
M. Palleschi
K. Ras
P. Saito
B. Shaughnessy
J. Sprovieri
R. Starr*
A. Thompson
J. Tovey
       
  Members Absent:

G. Carlson
C. Parrish


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

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*See text for arrivals
¨See text for departures

2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST - Nil

Councillor Mahoney declared a conflict of interest with respect to the Regional Council Inaugural minutes listed as item 3.2 on the December 11, 2014 Regional Council agenda.

Regional Chair Dale declared a conflict of interest with respect to item 8.1, Declaration of Regional seat to become vacant as the vacancy results from his appointment to the office of Regional Chair.

Councillor Ras declared a conflict of interest with respect to item 7.17 listed on the
December 11, 2014 Regional Council agenda as a family member is employed with the Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance.


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

3.1. September 25, 2014 Regional Council Meeting

Moved by Councillor Crombie,
Seconded by Councillor McFadden;

That the minutes of the September 25, 2014 Regional Council meeting be amended to note Councillor Saito's late arrival as due to other municipal business;

And further, that the minutes of the September 25, 2014 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2014-855

3.2. December 4, 2014 Regional Council Inaugural Meeting

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Groves;

That the minutes of the December 4, 2014 Regional Council Inaugural meeting be approved.

Carried 2014-856


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That the agenda for the December 11, 2014 Regional Council meeting include an additional item from Councillor Sprovieri regarding the establishment of a committee to review the issue of water fluoridation, to be dealt with under Other Business 8.2;

And further, that the agenda for the December 11, 2014 Regional Council meeting be approved, as amended.

Carried 2014-857

See also Resolution 2014-884


5. DELEGATIONS - Nil


6. REPORTS

6.1. 2011-2014 Strategic Plan and Term of Council Priorities Final Progress Report
   

Presentation by David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer

Received 2014-858

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

David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer, reviewed the Term of Council Priorities (ToCPs) from the last term of Regional Council and provided an overview of Regional services in the community. He highlighted the development and approval of the Long Term Financial Strategy which allows for 10-year tax and utility rate impacts forecasting. He also summarized the Region of Peel's current fiscal status, noting that both tax and utility rate supported programs are forecast to be within the budget accuracy target of plus/minus three per cent.

Councillor Starr arrived at 1:20 p.m.

Item 6.7 was dealt with.

6.7. 2014 Triannual Financial Performance Report - August 31, 2014

Received 2014-859

Additional Item - Item 8.1:

8. OTHER BUSINESS

8.1. Declaration of Regional Seat to become Vacant

Regional Chair Dale declared a conflict of interest with respect to the vacancy declaration of the Regional Council seat for the City of Mississauga, Ward 4, as the vacancy results from his appointment to the Office of Regional Chair.

Councillor Tovey presided.

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor McFadden;

Whereas Section 259 (1) (e) of the Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, directs that the office of a member of council becomes vacant if the member is appointed to fill any vacancy in any other office on the same council;

And whereas, at its Inaugural Meeting held on December 4, 2014, Regional Council appointed Councillor Frank Dale to the Office of Chair of The Regional Municipality of Peel;

And whereas, the appointment of Frank Dale to the Office of Chair of The Regional Municipality of Peel creates such a vacancy;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Regional Council seat of Councillor Frank Dale, Ward 4, City of Mississauga, be declared vacant.

Councillor Thompson requested a recorded vote:

  In Favour: B. Crombie, J. Downey, C. Fonseca, G. Gibson, A. Groves, N. Iannicca, J. Innis, L. Jeffrey, M. Mahoney, S. McFadden, M. Medeiros, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Palleschi, K. Ras, P. Saito, B. Shaughnessy, J. Sprovieri, R. Starr, A. Thompson, J. Tovey
  Total: 21
     
  Opposed: Nil
  Total: 0
     
  Absent: G. Carlson, C. Parrish
  Total: 2

Carried unanimously 2014-860

In response to a question from Councillor Crombie, the Regional Clerk confirmed that legislation prescribes that the area municipality is responsible for costs related to a by-election.

Regional Chair Dale presided.

6.2. Section Chairs and Vice-Chairs and Other Appointments

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the appointments and elections be conducted that are necessary to fill the positions outlined in Appendix I of the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services, titled "Election of Council Section Chairs and Vice-Chairs and Other Appointments";

And further, that the Committees outlined in Appendix II to the subject report be suspended until further review following the establishment of the Council priorities;

And further, that the Terms of Reference for the Growth Management Committee as outlined in Appendix III to the subject report, be approved;

And further, that Members of Regional Council be appointed to the Growth Management Committee for the term that ends upon completion of the mandate of the Committee or at the end of the current term of Regional Council, whichever comes first;

And further, that the Terms of Reference for the Waste Management Strategic Advisory Committee as outlined in Appendix IV to the subject report, be approved;

And further, that Members of Regional Council be appointed to the Waste Management Strategic Advisory Committee for a term ending November 30, 2016, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council;

And further, that any new proposed Committee be directed to the Regional Clerk by way of resolution, to report back with a mandate and Terms of Reference for Council approval prior to the establishment of the Committee;

And further, that the Regional Clerk report to the next meeting of Regional Council with draft Terms of Reference for the Emergency and Protective Services Committee and the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee, for the consideration of Regional Council.

Carried 2014-861

See also Resolutions 2014-862 to 2014-883 inclusive, 2014-904, 2014-917, 2014-923 and 2014-926

Councillor Saito requested that the Emergency and Protective Services Committee (EPSC) remain as a Committee of Council, noting that there is a need for the committee to continue to support the building of paramedic services outreach and educational programs.

Councillor Thompson requested that the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee (IRAC) be retained, noting that there will be upcoming federal and provincial elections.

ELECTION OF CHAIRS AND VICE-CHAIRS AND OTHER APPOINTMENTS

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That the Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the Sections of Regional Council for a 24-month term ending November 30, 2016, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council, be as follows:

Enterprise Programs and Services

Chair: Chris Fonseca
Vice-Chair: Martin Medeiros

Health

Chair: Elaine Moore
Vice-Chair: Grant Gibson

Human Services

Chair: Gael Miles
Vice-Chair: Jim Tovey

Public Works

Chair: Ron Starr
Vice-Chair: Annette Groves

Carried 2014-862

See also Resolution 2014-861

PEEL HOUSING CORPORATION (PEEL LIVING)

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That the number of directors of the Corporation within the minimum and maximum number of directors provided for in the articles of the Corporation is hereby determined to be eleven (11) consisting of six (6) members of Regional Council and five (5) residents of the Region of Peel who are not Members of Council;

And further, that the six members of Regional Council be appointed as follows:

Regional Chair Dale and Councillors Fonseca, Miles, Moore, Parrish and Shaughnessy;

And further, that the Council Members of The Peel Housing Corporation Board of Directors are appointed for the term ending November 30, 2018, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council or until they otherwise cease to hold office;

And further, that the five (5) residents of the Region of Peel be appointed at a future Regional Council meeting;

And further, that a copy of this Resolution of the Shareholder of Peel Housing Corporation be signed by the Regional Chair and Regional Clerk and placed with the minutes of the Corporation.

Carried 2014-863

COMMITTEEES, AD HOC COMMITTEES AND ADVISORY COMMITTEES

AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Gibson;

That Regional Chair Dale (ex-officio) and Councillors Fonseca, Medeiros, Ras, Starr and Thompson be appointed to the Audit and Risk Committee, for a term ending November 30, 2016, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-864

COMMITTEE OF REVISION

Moved by Councillor Gibson,
Seconded by Councillor Groves;

That Regional Chair Dale (ex-officio) and Councillors Innis, Moore and Sprovieri be appointed to the Committee of Revision for a term ending November 30, 2018, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-865

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That Regional Chair Dale (ex-officio), Councillors Groves, Innis, McFadden, Medeiros, Palleschi, Ras, Saito and Tovey be appointed to the Emergency Management Program Committee for a term ending November 30, 2018, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-866

FRIENDS OF PAMA ADVISORY BOARD

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Sprovieri;

That Councillor Medeiros be appointed to the Friends of PAMA Advisory Board for a term ending November 30, 2018, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-867

GROWTH MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Moved by Councillor Ras,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That Regional Chair Dale (ex-officio), Councillors Crombie, Downey, Iannicca, Jeffrey, Moore, Shaughnessy, Thompson and Tovey, be appointed to the Growth Management Committee for a term ending upon completion of the mandate of the Committee or at the end of the current term of Council, whichever comes first.

Carried 2014-868

See also Resolution 2014-861

HANLAN FEEDERMAIN AND MISSISSAUGA CITY CENTRE SUBTRANSMISSION MAIN ADVISORY GROUP

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That Regional Chair Dale (ex-officio) and Councillors Crombie, Fonseca, Groves, Palleschi, Parrish, Starr and Tovey be appointed to the Hanlan Feedermain and Mississauga City Centre Subtransmission Main Advisory Group for the term ending upon completion of the mandate of the Committee or at the end of the current term of Regional Council, whichever comes first.

Carried 2014-869

HOUSING OPTIONS FOR OLDER ADULTS IN PEEL

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That Councillors Carlson, Groves, Parrish and Tovey be appointed to the Housing Options for Older Adults in Peel, for a term ending November 30, 2018, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-870

REGION OF PEEL ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Saito;

That Regional Chair Dale (ex-officio) and Councillors Groves, Mahoney and Palleschi be appointed to the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee, for a term ending November 30, 2018, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-871

WASTE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Ras;

That Regional Chair Dale (ex-officio), Councillors Crombie, Groves, Innis, Palleschi, Starr, Thompson and Tovey, be appointed to the Waste Management Strategic Advisory Committee for a term ending November 30, 2016, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-872

See also Resolution 2014-861

LOCAL BOARDS AND SPECIAL PURPOSE BODIES

CONSERVATION HALTON

Moved by Councillor Downey,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That Councillor McFadden be appointed to Conservation Halton for a term ending December 31, 2017, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council;

And further, that Councillor McFadden be reappointed to Conservation Halton for an additional term of January 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council;

And further, that the City of Mississauga be requested to confirm its selection of a citizen appointee to Conservation Halton.

Carried 2014-873

See also Resolution 2014-904

CREDIT VALLEY CONSERVATION

Moved by Councillor Shaughnessy,
Seconded by Councillor Mahoney;

That Councillors Downey, Iannicca, Medeiros, Palleschi, Ras, Starr and Tovey be appointed to Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) for a term ending December 31, 2017, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council;

And further, that Councillors Downey, Iannicca, Medeiros, Palleschi, Ras, Starr and Tovey be reappointed to CVC for an additional term of January 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018, or until successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-874

GOLDEN HORSESHOE FOOD AND FARMING ALLIANCE

Moved by Councillor Shaughnessy,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That Councillor Thompson be appointed to the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance for a term ending November 30, 2016 or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council;

And further, that Councillor Downey be appointed as an alternate to the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance for a term ending November 30, 2016 or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-875

GREATER TORONTO AREA AGRICULTURAL ACTION COMMITTEE

Moved by Councillor Innis,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That Councillor Shaughnessy be appointed to the Greater Toronto Area Agricultural Action Committee for a term ending November 30, 2016 or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council;

And further, that Councillor Innis be appointed as an alternate to the Greater Toronto Area Agricultural Action Committee for a term ending November 30, 2016 or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-876

PEEL AGRICULTURAL ADVISORY WORKING GROUP

Moved by Councillor Downey,
Seconded by Councillor Medeiros;

That Regional Chair Dale (ex-officio) and Councillor Innis be appointed to the Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group for a term ending November 30, 2018, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-877

PEEL POLICE SERVICES BOARD

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That Regional Chair Dale be appointed to the Peel Police Services Board for a term ending November 30, 2018, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council;

And further, that Councillor Crombie be appointed to the Peel Police Services Board for a term commencing January 1, 2015 and ending December 31, 2016;

And further, that Councillor McFadden be appointed to the Peel Police Services Board for a term commencing January 1, 2017 and ending November 30, 2018, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council;

And further, that Councillor Jeffrey be appointed to the Peel Police Services Board for a term ending November 30, 2018, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-878

PEEL POLICE SERVICES BOARD NOMINATION AD HOC COMMITTEE

Moved by Councillor Groves,
Seconded by Councillor Starr;

That Regional Chair Dale (ex-officio) and Councillors Carlson, Palleschi and Thompson be appointed to the Peel Police Services Board Nomination Ad Hoc Committee, for a term ending November 30, 2018, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council;

And further, that the first meeting of the Peel Police Services Board Nomination Ad Hoc Committee be scheduled for January 8, 2015 at 8:30 a.m., to be held in the Chair's Boardroom, 5th Floor, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A, Brampton, Ontario.

Carried 2014-879

PEEL GOODS MOVEMENT TASK FORCE

Moved by Councillor Jeffrey,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That Regional Chair Dale (ex-officio) and Councillors Crombie, Medeiros and Thompson be appointed to the Peel Goods Movement Task Force for a term ending November 30, 2018, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-880

PEEL REGIONAL POLICE INTERNET SAFETY COMMITTEE

Moved by Councillor Starr,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That Councillors Downey, Palleschi and Ras be appointed to the Peel Regional Police Internet Safety Committee for a term ending November 30, 2018, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-881

TORONTO AND REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That Councillors Fonseca, Innis, Mahoney, Sprovieri and Tovey be appointed to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) for a term ending December 31, 2017, or until their successors are appointed by Regional Council;

And further, that Councillors Fonseca, Innis, Mahoney, Sprovieri and Tovey be reappointed to TRCA for an additional term of January 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018, or until successors are appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-882

TORONTO AND REGION CONSERVATION AUTHORITY - PARTNERS IN PROJECT GREEN EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Moved by Councillor Tovey,
Seconded by Councillor Thompson;

That Councillor Fonseca be appointed to the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority - Partners in Project Green Executive Management Committee for a term ending December 31, 2016, or until their successor is appointed by Regional Council.

Carried 2014-883

Additional Item - Item 8.2 was dealt with.

8. OTHER BUSINESS

8.2. Request from Councillor Sprovieri to Establish a Committee to Review the Issue of Fluoridation of Drinking Water

Moved by Councillor Sprovieri,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That the Regional Clerk report to the next meeting of Regional Council with a Mandate and Terms of Reference for the proposed Water Fluoridation Review Committee, for the consideration of Regional Council.

Carried 2014-884

See also Resolution 2014-857

Councillor Sprovieri advised that at its meeting held on September 11, 2014, Regional Council referred the issue of establishing a working group for fluoride to the 2014-2018 Term of Regional Council. He requested that consideration be given to establishing a group to review the issue of water fluoridation and report its findings to Regional Council.

6.3. Revised 2015 Regional Council and Committee Meeting Schedule

Moved by Councillor Miles,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That the Revised 2015 Regional Council and Committee Meeting Schedule, attached as Appendix I to the report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services titled "Revised 2015 Regional Council and Committee Meeting Schedule", be amended to cancel the January 8, 2015 Regional Council meeting;

And further, that the "Revised 2015 Regional Council and Committee Meeting Schedule", be approved, as amended.

Carried 2014-885

Councillor Miles advised that the Council of the City of Brampton had unanimously passed a resolution requesting that the Region of Peel Council amend the proposed structure of meetings for 2015 to begin on January 15, 2015.

Councillor Miles requested that the 2015 Regional Council and Committee Meeting Schedule be revised to accommodate a two week break in March.

Regional Chair Dale suggested that consideration of amendments to the March 2015 meeting schedule be considered at a later date, if required.

6.4. 2015 Interim Regional Requisition By-law

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Fonseca;

That the 2015 interim Regional requisition be approved at a sum not to exceed 50 per cent of the 2014 general tax levy to the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon;

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

Carried 2014-886

See also Resolution 2014-927

6.5. 2015 Capital Budget Pre-Approvals

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

That the 2015 Capital Projects outlined in the report of the Commissioner of Finance and Chief Financial Officer titled "2015 Capital Budget Pre-approvals" be approved and authorized to proceed in accordance with the Financial Management By-law.

Carried 2014-887

6.6. Procurement Activity Quarterly Report - Q3 2014

Received 2014-888

6.7. 2014 Triannual Financial Performance Report - August 31, 2014

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2014-859

6.8. Appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board by the Region of Peel for the City of Brampton Official Plan Amendment OP2006-105

Moved by Councillor Ras,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That the City of Brampton's Official Plan Amendment OP2006-105, also known as the Highway 427 Industrial Secondary Plan (Area 47) be appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board as it is not consistent with modifications to the GTA West Corridor policies and mapping of the Regional Official Plan endorsed by Council (the "Council Endorsed Modifications");

And further, that staff be directed to advocate at the Ontario Municipal Board hearing that the Highway 427 Industrial Secondary Plan (Area 47) be modified to be consistent with the Council Endorsed Modifications to the Regional Official Plan.

Carried 2014-889

See also Resolution 2014-896

Councillor Jeffrey advised that the position of the City of Brampton is that the GTA West Corridor Protection Area that was refined in June 2012 would result in the loss of 1.1 million square feet of warehousing space and local jobs in the City of Brampton. She stated that the area defined in the pre-June 2012 study would allow for employment growth while enabling a reasonable range of alignment options to be considered.

Regional Chair Dale undertook to meet with the Mayors of the three area municipalities to discuss the issue.

6.9. Naming of a Veterans Memorial Roadway in the Region of Peel

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Moore;

That Councillors Innis, Parrish and Sprovieri be appointed to champion the Veterans Memorial Roadway Project.

Carried 2014-890

6.10. Speed Limit Revision on Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) from Hurontario Street to Creditview Road - City of Mississauga, Wards 5 and 11

Moved by Councillor Crombie,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That the existing posted speed limit of 80 km/hr on Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) be reduced to 70 km/hr, from Hurontario Street to Terry Fox Way/Silken Laumann Way, in the City of Mississauga;

And further, that the existing posted speed limit of 60 km/hr on Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) from Creditview Road to 195 metres (640 feet) west of River Grove Avenue/Tillsdown Drive be extended to 70 metres (230 feet) east of Creditview Road;

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

And further, that Peel Regional Police and the City of Mississauga be so advised.

Carried 2014-891

See also Resolution 2014-927

In response to a question from Councillor Moore, Joe Avsec, Manager, Transportation Engineering, advised that staff are in the process of reviewing complaints related to the inconsistent speed limits on Mississauga Road, north of Highway 407 and he undertook to provide Councillor Moore with the outcome of the review.

6.11. Supply of Resident Lifting Equipment Including Accessories, Supplies, Maintenance and Repairs for Long Term Care, 2014-368N

Moved by Councillor Iannicca,
Seconded by Councillor Ras;

That the contract (Document 2014-368N) for the Supply of Resident Lifting Equipment Including Accessories, Supplies, Maintenance and Repairs in the Long Term Care Centres be awarded to ArjoHuntleigh Canada Inc. in the estimated annual amount of $543,000 (excluding applicable taxes) in accordance with Purchasing By-law 113-2013;

And further, that approval be granted to award the contract for two additional 12 month periods, subject to available budget, satisfactory service, performance and pricing;

And further, that authority to increase this contract, if additional funding is provided by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and/or approved capital budget, be granted to the Director of Purchasing.

Carried 2014-892


7. COMMUNICATIONS

7.1. Shauna Danton, Legislative Coordinator, City Clerk's Office, City of Brampton, Letter dated September 19, 2014, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Resolution and Report titled "Municipal Comprehensive Review - Employment Land Conversion Requests"

Received 2014-893

7.2. Shauna Danton, Legislative Coordinator, City Clerk's Office, City of Brampton, Letter dated September 19, 2014, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Resolution and Report titled "Application to Amend the Zoning By-law - Norval Quarry Re-Zoning and Aggregate Licence Application - Brampton Brick Ltd. - Ward 6"

Received 2014-894

7.3. Stephen Collins, Director, Infrastructure Management and Project Management Office, Region of York, Letter dated September 25, 2014, Regarding a Notice of Commencement of the Region of York Transportation Master Plan Update

Received 2014-895

7.4. Terri Brenton, Legislative Coordinator, City Clerk's Office, City of Brampton, Letter dated October 1, 2014, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Resolution Regarding the City of Brampton Initiated Official Plan Amendment - Highway 427 Industrial Secondary Plan (Area 47) - Ward 10

Received 2014-896

See also Resolution 2014-889

7.5. Selma M. Lussenburg, Vice President, Corporate Safety and Security, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated October 9, 2014, Acknowedging the Support of the Region of Peel for the Re-apppointment of Stephen Griggs to the GTAA Board of Directors

Received 2014-897

7.6. Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, Letter dated October 10, 2014, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb Regarding the Improvements to Southern Ontario Border Crossings and Encouraging the Government of Canada to Support Border Infrastructure and Technology

Received 2014-898

7.7. Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, Letter dated October 14, 2014, Responding to Mayor Hazel McCallion Regarding City of Mississauga Resolution 0203-2013

Received 2014-899

The Commissioner of Human Services was requested by Councillor Fonseca to report back to Regional Council in early 2015 with details related to the amount of funds anticipated through the Investment in Affordable Housing Program, the timing of the expiration of mortgage agreements with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and the expected financial impact to the Region of Peel as a result of the expiration of the agreements.

7.8. Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated October 15, 2014, Thanking Chair Kolb for his Letter Regarding the Proposed Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014

Received 2014-900

7.9. Carey deGorter, Director of Administration/Town Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated October 16, 2014, Providing a Copy of a Letter to Industry Canada Regarding the Town of Caledon Resolution and Report titled "Proposed Rogers Communications Tower, 17049 Winston Churchill Boulevard, Ward 1"

Received 2014-901

7.10. Ben Shepherd, Acting Director, Waste Management, Project/Issue Update dated October 24, 2014, Regarding the Community Recycling Centre Extended Hours Pilot Project

Received 2014-902

7.11. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated October 31, 2014, Regarding 2014 Base Funding for Region of Peel Public Health Initiatives and Services

Received 2014-903

7.12. John Vice, Chair, Conservation Halton, Letter dated November 2014, Requesting Nominations for Conservation Halton's Board of Directors

Received 2014-904

See also Resolution 2014-873

7.13. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long Term Care, Letter dated November 5, 2014, Regarding One-Time Funding for Dedicated Nurses to Recieve Ambulance Patients at Locally Selected Hospitals

Received 2014-905

7.14. Bal Gosal, MP, Bramalea-Gore-Malton, Letter dated November 6, 2014, Regarding the United Way's Analysis of Mental Health Issues in Peel Region and Canada

Referred to Health Services 2014-906

7.15. J.W. Tiernay, Executive Director, Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA), Email dated November 11, 2014, Regarding the Extension of Deadline for Nominations to the OGRA 2015-2016 Board of Directors

Received 2014-913

See also Resolution 2014-914

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

That the nomination of Councillor Starr to the 2015/2016 Board of Directors of the Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA), be endorsed;

And further, that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Ontario Good Roads Association, for consideration.

Carried 2014-914

See also Resolution 2014-913

7.16. Meric S. Gertler, President, University of Toronto, Letter dated November 12, 2014, Supporting the Government of Ontario's Major Capacity Expansion Program

Received 2014-915

7.17. George Hanus, President and CEO, Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance (GTMA), Letter dated November 19, 2014, Requesting Nominations to the GTMA Board of Directors

Received 2014-916

See also Resolution 2014-917

Councillor Ras declared a conflict of interest as a family member is employed with the Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance.

Moved by Councillor Gibson,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

Whereas the Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance (GTMA) requests the nomination of a Mayor or the Regional Chair to serve as the Region of Peel representative to the GTMA Board of Directors;

Therefore be it resolved, that Councillor Jeffrey be nominated for the position of Region of Peel representative on the Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance Board of Directors for the term ending November 30, 2018 or until a successor is appointed.

Carried 2014-917

See also Resolution 2014-916

7.18. Vijay Kanwar, Chairman of the Board, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated November 20, 2014, Advising Regional Council of Updates to Operations and Customer Service

Received 2014-918

7.19. Breaking News: From Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), received November 26, 2014, Updating Regional Council on Bill 8, Accountability and Transparency Measures

Received 2014-919

7.20. Ron Eddy, Chair, Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA), Email dated December 1, 2014, Requesting Nominations for Zone Representatives to the 2015-2019 ROMA Board

Received 2014-920

See also Resolution 2014-921

Moved by Councillor Saito,
Seconded by Councillor Miles;

Whereas the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) requests the nomination of a Zone 4 Representative to the ROMA Board of Directors;

Therefore be it resolved, that Councillor Thompson be nominated for the position of Zone 4 Representative on the Rural Ontario Municipal Association Board of Directors for the term ending November 30, 2018 or until a successor is appointed.

Carried 2014-921

See also Resolution 2014-920

7.21. Coralia Bulhoes, Chief Elections Officer, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Email dated December 1, 2014, Requesting Representatives to the FCM Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 Term

Received 2014-922

See also Resolution 2014-923

Moved by Councillor Thompson,
Seconded by Councillor Tovey;

Whereas the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) represents the interests of municipalities on policy and program matters that fall within federal jurisdiction;

And whereas, FCM's Board of Directors is comprised of elected municipal officials from all regions and sizes of communities to form a broad base of support and provide FCM with the prestige required to carry the municipal message to the federal government;

Therefore be it resolved, that the Council of the Region of Peel endorse Councillor Fonseca to stand for election on FCM's Board of Directors for the 2014 2015 term.

Carried 2014-923

See also Resolution 2014-922

7.22. Terri Brenton, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated December 2, 2014, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Resolution titled "Appointment of Additional Regional Councillor for the 2014-2018 Term of Council"

Received 2014-924

7.23. Debbie Thompson, Manager of Legislative Services/Deputy Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated December 9, 2014, Providing a Copy of the Town of Caledon Resolution titled "Niagara Escarpment Commission"

Received 2014-925

See also Resolution 2014-926

Moved by Councillor Moore,
Seconded by Councillor Palleschi;

That Regional Councillors Downey and Shaughnessy and Local Caledon Councillor Doug Beffort be nominated for the position of Region of Peel representative on the Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC);

And further, that the names of the nominees be forwarded to the Province of Ontario for final appointment.

Carried 2014-926

See also Resolution 2014-925


8. OTHER BUSINESS

8.1. Declaration of Regional Seat to become Vacant

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2014-860

Additional Items - Item 8.2:

8.2. Request from Councillor Sprovieri to Establish a Committee to Review the Issue of Fluoridation of Drinking Water

This item was dealt with under Resolution 2014-884


9. NOTICES OF MOTION - Nil


10. BY-LAWS

Three Readings:

By-law 77-2014: A by-law to authorize a Franchise Agreement between The Regional Municipality of Peel and Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.

By-law 78-2014: A by-law to reduce the speed limit on Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) from 80 km/hr to 70 km/hr from Hurontario Street to Terry Fox Way/Silken Laumann Way; to reduce the speed limit from 70 km/hr to 60 km/hr on Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) from Creditview Road to 70 metres east of Creditview 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 79-2014: A by-law to requisition from the lower-tier municipalities a sum not exceeding 50 per cent of the amount that in By-law 32-2014 was to be raised in each lower-tier municipality, before the adoption of the final Regional estimates for the year 2015.

Moved by Councillor Downey,
Seconded by Councillor Crombie;

That the by-laws listed on the Regional Council agenda, being By-laws 77-2014 to 79-2014 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.

Carried 2014-927

See also Resolutions 2014-886 and 2014-891


11. IN CAMERA MATTERS

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


Approval of Minutes


11.1. September 25, 2014 Regional Council Closed Session Report

Received 2014-928


12. BY-LAWS RELATING TO IN CAMERA MATTERS - Nil


13. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL

Moved by Councillor Groves,
Seconded by Councillor Iannicca;

That by-law 80-2014 to confirm the proceedings of Regional Council at this meeting held on December 11, 2014, and to authorize the execution of documents in accordance with the Region of Peel by-laws relating thereto, be give 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 2014-929


14. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 3:08 p.m.

 



K. Lockyer
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Regional Clerk

F. Dale
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Regional Chair