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Committee of the Whole

 

The Regional Municipality of York

 

Report No. 11
of the Committee of the Whole
Meeting Held on June 21, 2018

 

For Consideration by
The Council of The Regional Municipality of York
on June 28, 2018



[Accessible formats or communication supports are available upon request
Contact: Regional Clerk’s Office, regional.clerk@york.ca, 18774649675 extension 71320]


The Committee of the Whole meeting was called to order at 9 a.m. on June 28, 2018 with Regional Chair Emmerson in the chair.

 

The following were also in attendance:

Members

J. Altmann, N. Armstrong, D. Barrow, N. Davison, G. Dawe,
M. Ferri, V. Hackson, J. Heath, B. Hogg, J. Jones, J. Li,
S. Pellegrini, M. Quirk, G. Rosati, F. Scarpitti, S. Singh,
V. Spatafora, J. Taylor, T. Van Bynen

Staff

S. Alibhai, D. Basso, L. Bigioni, L. Brooks, A.M. Carroll, P. Casey,
K. Chislett, P. Freeman, E. Hankins, J. Hulton, P. Jankowski,
M. Kavanagh, B. Macgregor, E. Mahoney, P. May, L. Mirabella,
M. Rabeau, C. Raynor, R. Roy, M. Shatil, L. Sheppard, J. Silva,
J. Steele, K. Strueby, M.F. Turner, K. Whitney


Table of Contents

 

Planning and Economic Development Items

Finance and Administration Items

Private Session

 

Opening Remarks from Regional Chairman

 

1. Regional Chair Emmerson made the following remarks:

 

“I would like to begin today’s meeting by acknowledging that York Region extends over lands originally used and occupied by Indigenous Peoples, and on behalf of York Region, I would like to thank First Nations and the Métis for sharing this land.

I would also like to acknowledge the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation as our closest First Nation community.”

 

Presentation

 

2. The Future of Mobility

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

1. Receipt of the memorandum from Paul Jankowski, Commissioner of Transportation Services and Mary-Frances Turner, President of YRRTC regarding “Introduction of Dr. George Hazel”.

2. Receipt of the presentation by Dr. George Hazel, Strategic Advisor, MaaS Scotland regarding “Delivering Mobility as a Service”.

 

Planning and Economic Development

 

Regional Councillor Li chaired the Planning and Economic Development section of Committee of the Whole.

 

3. Communications – Planning and Economic Development

 

[Click on the titles of the following Communications to view them]

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt of the communication from Vicki Tytaneck, Town Clerk, Town of Oakville dated May 7, 2018 regarding “In Consideration of a Renewed Commitment to the Greenbelt”.

 

2. Receipt of the communication from Paul Freeman, Chief Planner dated June 21, 2018 regarding “Inclusionary Zoning Final Regulation”.

 

3. Receipt of the communication from Paul Freeman, Chief Planner dated June 21, 2018 regarding “York Region Comments on Draft Provincial Guidance to Support Implementation of the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, 2017”.

 

[Click on the titles of the following Reports to view them]

 

4. Draft Rental Housing Incentives Guideline and Community Improvement Plan

 

5. Servicing Capacity Assignment for Aurora, East Gwillimbury and Newmarket

 

6. Bird-Friendly Standards

 

Finance and Administration

 

Mayor Barrow chaired the Finance and Administration section of Committee of the Whole.

 

7. Communications – Finance and Administration

 

[Click on the title of the following Communication to view it]

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt of the communication from Bill Hughes, Commissioner of Finance dated June 21, 2018 regarding “Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Canadian Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program (CAnFR Program) and Popular Annual Financial Reporting Award Program (PAFR Program)”.

 

[Click on the titles of the following Reports to view them]

 

8. Mid-Year Capital Reprofiling

 

9. 2019 Interim Appropriations

 

10. Temporary Borrowing Authorization for 2019

 

11. Professional Services for Risk Management Software System Support

 

(See Clause 26.)

 

12. Court Services Annual Report 2017

 

13. Update of Delegated Authorities

 

14. Upper York Sewage Solutions Health Impact Assessment and Traditional Ecological Knowledge Study

 

15. Review and Update of Council-Approved Policies

 

16. Acquisition of Land - Affordable Housing Development - 5676 Main Street, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville

 

(See Clause 27.)

 

17. Compensation for Expropriation - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - Yonge Street from Sawmill Valley Drive/Savage Road to Davis Drive, Town of Newmarket

 

(See Clause 28.)

 

18. Expropriation of Land - Rutherford Road from Peter Rupert Avenue to Bathurst Street, City of Vaughan

 

19. Expropriation of Land - West Vaughan Sewage Servicing Project - City of Vaughan

 

20. Expropriation of Land - Yonge Street North of Green Lane - Town of East Gwillimbury

 

21. Expropriation of Land - York Durham Sewage System Modifications - Town of Newmarket and Town of Aurora

 

22. Leasing of Real Property Policy Revisions  

 

Other Business

 

23. Regional Councillor Hogg and Regional Councillor Spatafora Not Seeking Re-Election

 

Regional Chair Emmerson advised that Regional Councillor Hogg and Regional Councillor Spatafora announced that they will not be seeking re-election for the next term of Council.

Regional Chair Emmerson congratulated Regional Councillor Hogg and Regional Councillor Spatafora on their pending retirement and stated that they would be missed at York Region, as well as at the Town of Richmond Hill.

 

24. 2017 Community Report

 

Regional Chair Emmerson thanked York Region staff for their support in completing the 2017 Community Report, which provides an update on activities being undertaken in York Region’s 2015 to 2019 Strategic Plan. It also provides an overview of York Region’s financial management policies, multi-year budgeting and the Regional Fiscal Strategy.

 

25. Housing York Inc., York Region Rapid Transit Corporation and YTN Network Inc. Shareholder Meetings

 

Regional Chair Emmerson reminded Committee that on June 28, 2018 at 9 a.m. Shareholder Meetings will be held for York Region’s three corporations, being Housing York Inc., York Region Rapid Transit Corporation and YTN Network Inc.

 

Private Session

 

Committee of the Whole resolved into private session at 11:11 a.m. to consider the following:

 

1. Private Attachment to Clause 11 - Professional Services for Risk Management Software System Support - Security of Property

2. Private Attachment to Clause 16 - Acquisition of Land - Affordable Housing Development - 5676 Main Street, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville - Land Acquisition

3. Private Attachment to Clause 17 - Compensation for Expropriation - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - Yonge Street from Sawmill Valley Drive/Savage Road to Davis Drive, Town of Newmarket - Land Acquisition

 

Committee of the Whole resumed in public session at 11:21 a.m. and reported the following:

 

26. Private Attachment to Clause 11 - Professional Services for Risk Management Software System Support

 

Committee of the Whole recommends receipt of the private attachment referred to in Clause 11 and that the private attachment be forwarded for consideration at Council’s private session on June 28, 2018.

 

27. Private Attachment to Clause 16 - Acquisition of Land - Affordable Housing Development - 5676 Main Street, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville

 

Committee of the Whole received the private attachment referred to in Clause 16.

 

28. Private Attachment to Clause 17 - Compensation for Expropriation - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - Yonge Street from Sawmill Valley Drive/Savage Road to Davis Drive, Town of Newmarket

 

Committee of the Whole received the private attachment referred to in Clause 17.

 

The Committee of the Whole meeting adjourned at 11:22 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

June 21, 2018                                                                              W. Emmerson
Newmarket, Ontario                                                                  Regional Chair

C. Raynor
1-877-464-9675 x71300

 

 


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