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Committee of the Whole

 

The Regional Municipality of York

 

Report No. 14
of the Committee of the Whole
Meeting Held on October 12, 2017

 

For Consideration by
The Council of The Regional Municipality of York
on October 19, 2017


[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 October 12, 2017 with Regional Chair Emmerson in the chair.

 

The following were also in attendance:

Members

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

Staff

D. Basso, L. Bigioni, P. Casey, P. Freeman, E. Hankins, B. Hughes, J. Hulton, P. Jankowski, B. Macgregor, C. Raynor, V. Shuttleworth, M.F. Turner, K. Whitney


Table of Contents

 

Development Charge Complaint Hearing

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.”

 

Development Charge Complaint Hearing

 

2. 6053971 Canada Inc. - 70 Whitmore Road, City of Vaughan

 

Pursuant to Section 20 of the Development Charges Act, 1997, the Regional Committee of the Whole held a hearing to consider a complaint regarding development charges payable by 6053971 Canada Inc. regarding 70 Whitmore Road, City of Vaughan. 

 

The Committee received:

 

[Click on the following Deputation Request and Communication to view them]

 

1. The deputation by Leo Longo, Aird & Berlis LLP on behalf of 6053971 Canada Inc.


2. The communication from Leo Longo, Aird & Berlis LLP on behalf of 6053971 Canada Inc. dated May 16, 2017.


The Committee did not render a decision at this time.  Further consideration of the matter will take place during Private Session at Council’s October 19, 2017 meeting.

(See Clause 15)

 

Planning and Economic Development

 

Mayor Dawe chaired the Planning and Economic Development section of Committee of the Whole.

 

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

 

3. Implications of the New Provincial Plans and Regional Municipal Comprehensive Review Work Plan

 

4. York Telecom Network Implementation and Board Appointment

 

5. Holiday Shopping Bylaw

 

6. York Region Agriculture and Agri-food Update and Strategy

 

7. Referral Request to the Ontario Municipal Board - Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville [6 MB]

 

8. Broadband Strategy Advisory Task Force - Report No. 8

 

Finance and Administration

 

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

 

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9. Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital Capital Funding

 

10. Temporary Borrowing Authorization for 2018

 

11. 2017 Open Data Program Update

 

12. Expropriation of Land - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - Yonge Street from Sawmill Valley Drive/Savage Road to Davis Drive - Town of Newmarket

 

Private Session

 

Committee of the Whole resolved into private session at 10:21 a.m. to consider the following:

 

1. Development Charge Complaint - Development Charge Rates for 6053971 Canada Inc., City of Vaughan – Potential Litigation

 

2. Labour Relations Verbal Update – Labour Relations

 

Committee of the Whole resumed in public session at 10:37 a.m., and reported the following:

 

13. Labour Relations Verbal Update

 

Committee of the Whole recommends receipt of the confidential verbal update from Bruce Macgregor, Chief Administrative Officer.

 

Other Business

 

14. Canada 150 Farm Family Recognition

 

Regional Chair Emmerson recognized the significant contribution of the following individuals who have been farming in York Region for the last 150 years or more:

 

Joanne Akroyd

Alvin & Brenda Brooks

Betty Burkholder

Murray & Kim Empringham

Wayne Forsyth

Charlotte Frisby

Donald Howard

Bart Johnson

Barry Little

James Lockie

Donald Miller

Richard & Barbara Munro

John & Suzetta Pike

Donald Rae

Walter Rae

Dale Reesor

Paul Reesor

 

Each farmer was presented with a commemorative certificate and sign.

 

Private Session

 

Committee of the Whole resolved into private session at 12:02 p.m. to further consider the following:

 

1. Development Charge Complaint - Development Charge Rates for 6053971 Canada Inc., City of Vaughan – Potential Litigation

 

Committee of the Whole resumed in public session at 12:36 p.m. and reported the following:

 

15. Development Charge Complaint - Development Charge Rates for 6053971 Canada Inc., City of Vaughan – Potential Litigation

 

Further consideration of this matter will occur at the Private Session being held as part of the October 19, 2017 Council meeting, to allow time for staff to provide additional information on this matter.

(See Clause 2)

 

The Committee of the Whole meeting adjourned at 12:38 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

October 12, 2017                                          W. Emmerson
Newmarket, Ontario                                    Regional Chair

C. Raynor
1-877-464-9675 x71300

 

 


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