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Committee of the Whole

 

The Regional Municipality of York

 

Report No. 2
of the Committee of the Whole
Meeting Held on February 4, 2016

 

For Consideration by
The Council of The Regional Municipality of York
on February 18, 2016


[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 9:01 a.m. on February 4, 2016 with Regional Chair Emmerson in the chair.

 

The following were also in attendance:

Members

J. Altmann, D. Barrow, G. Dawe, M. Di Biase, M. Ferri, V. Hackson,
J. Heath, B. Hogg, S. Pellegrini, M. Quirk, G. Rosati, V. Spatafora,
J. Taylor, T. Van Bynen

Staff

S. Alibhai, D. Basso, L. Bigioni, A.M. Carroll, P. Casey, S. Collins,
S. Fung, L. Gonsalves, R. Huetl, J. Hulton, D. Kelly, D. Kostopoulos,
Dr. K. Kurji, B. Macgregor, E. Mahoney, L. McDowell, M. Rabeau,
R. Roy, V. Shuttleworth, K. Strueby, B. Titherington, M-F. Turner,
A. Urbanski


 

Table of Contents

 

Transportation Services Items

Environmental Services Items

Community and Health Services Items

Private Session

 

Transportation Services

 

Regional Councillor Spatafora chaired the Transportation Services section of Committee of the Whole.

 

1. Deputation – Transportation Services

 

Committee of the Whole recommends receipt and referral to staff of the deputation by John Abel, Councillor, Town of Aurora regarding “Regional GO Transit Shuttle – Town of Aurora”.

 

2. Communications – Transportation Services

 

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

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt and referral to staff of the communication from Stephen Huycke, dated December 18, 2015 regarding “Regional GO Transit Shuttle - Town of Aurora”.

 

2. Receipt of the communication from Daniel Kostopoulos, Commissioner of Transportation Services, dated February 4, 2016 regarding “York Region Transit (YRT/Viva) Ridership Statistics – 2015 Fourth Quarter”.

 

3. Receipt of the communication from Daniel Kostopoulos, Commissioner of Transportation Services, dated February 4, 2016 regarding “Mobility Plus Eligibility Appeal Panel Update”.

 

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3. Transportation Master Plan Update - Draft Policy Principles and Actions [5MB]

 

4. Cooperative Purchasing Contract for Red Light Camera System

 

5. 2015 Annual Report - Municipal Streetscape Partnership Program [2.9 MB]

 

6. York Region Transit (YRT/Viva) Driver Management System Contract Award

 

Environmental Services

 

Regional Councillor Ferri chaired the Environmental Services section of Committee of the Whole.

 

7. Communications – Environmental Services

 

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

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt and referral to staff of the communication from David Pearce, Supply Chain Officer, Stewardship Ontario, dated December 31, 2015 regarding “Industry Funding for Municipal Blue Box Recycling for Third Quarter of 2015 Program Year”.

 

2. Receipt of the communication and Attachment 1 as amended, from Erin Mahoney, Commissioner of Environmental Services, dated February 4, 2016 regarding “2015 Annual Report on Source Water Protection Implementation as required under the Clean Water Act, 2006”.

 

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8. Waste-Free Ontario Act - Update on Proposed Waste Management Legislation

 

Community and Health Services

 

Regional Councillor Taylor chaired the Community and Health Services section of Committee of the Whole.

 

9. Communication – Community and Health Services

 

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

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt of the communication from Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, dated January 7, 2016 regarding “Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care - Fluoridation of Municipal Drinking Water Systems”.

 

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10. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Discussion Paper Consultation Process

 

11. Enforcement of the Immunization of School Pupils Act

 

12. Renewal of Contracted Services - Homelessness Prevention Program

 

Other Business

 

13. Refugee Sponsorship Information Event

 

Members of Committee provided information about a very successful and well-attended Refugee Sponsorship Information Event held at the Welcome Centre in the City of Markham on February 2, 2016, and commended members of York Region staff for their efforts. 

 

14. Zika Virus

 

Committee received a verbal update on the Zika Virus from the Medical Officer of Health, who also advised that a memorandum with more information will be included on the agenda for the February 18, 2016 Regional Council meeting.

 

15. Live Audio/Video Streaming and Archiving

 

Committee of the Whole recommends adoption of the following recommendation:

1. That staff report back with options for live audio/video streaming and archiving of Regional Committee of the Whole and Council meetings.

 

Private Session

 

Committee of the Whole resolved into private session at 12:30 p.m. to consider the following:

 

1. Durham York Energy Centre Update – Solicitor-Client Privilege

 

Committee of the Whole resumed in public session at 12:34 p.m. and reported the following:

 

16. Durham York Energy Centre Update

 

Committee of the Whole recommends receipt of the confidential memorandum from Erin Mahoney, Commissioner of Environmental Services, dated February 4, 2016 and that the memorandum be forwarded for consideration at Council’s private session on February 18, 2016.

 

The Committee of the Whole meeting adjourned at 12:34 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

February 4, 2016                                                                                                       W. Emmerson
Newmarket, Ontario                                                                                                 Regional Chair

D. Kelly
(905) 830-4444 x71300

 

 

 


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