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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 2, 2017

 

For Consideration by
The Council of The Regional Municipality of York
on February 16, 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 February 2, 2017 with Regional Chair Emmerson in the chair.

 

The following were also in attendance:

Members

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

Staff

C. Abankwa, N. Barrette, D. Basso, A.M. Carroll, P. Casey,
R. Huetl, B. Hughes, J. Hulton, P. Jankowski, Dr. K. Kurji,
B. Macgregor, E. Mahoney, L. McDowell, J. Petrungaro,
C. Raynor, R. Roy, V. Shuttleworth, D. Szeptycki,
M.F. Turner, A. Urbanski


Table of Contents

 

Transportation Services Items

Environmental Services Items

Community and Health Services Items

 

Transportation Services

 

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

 

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1. Amending York Region Transit Bylaw to Improve Traveller Experience

 

2. Consultant Selection for Class Environmental Assessment Study - Kennedy Road from Steeles Avenue to Major Mackenzie Drive, City of Markham

 

Environmental Services

 

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

 

3. Communications – Environmental Services

 

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Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt of the communication from Erin Mahoney, Commissioner of Environmental Services, dated January 25, 2017 regarding “Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship and Education Centre LEED® Platinum Certification”.

 

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4. Operational Best Practice Guidelines for Municipally Collected Commercial and Institutional Waste

 

5. Award of Contract for Health and Safety Training

 

Community and Health Services

 

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

 

6. Communications – Community and Health Services

 

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Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt of the communication from Debi Wilcox, Regional Clerk/Director of Legislative Services, Durham Region dated December 14, 2016 regarding “Ambulance Dispatch Reforms”.

 

2. Receipt of the communication from Adelina Urbanski, Commissioner of Community and Health Services dated February 2, 2017 regarding “Update on Discretionary Benefits”.

 

3. Receipt of the communication from Dr. Karim Kurji, Medical Officer of Health dated February 2, 2017 regarding “Large Scale Immunization Sites”.

 

4. Receipt of the communication from Adelina Urbanski, Commissioner of Community and Health Services dated February 2, 2017 regarding “Human Services Planning Board of York Region 2016 to 2018 Action Plan”.

 

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7. Social Determinants of Health

 

8. Legislative Changes and Potential Impact of Provincial Reforms across Social Services

 

9. Update on the Transformation of the Housing Stability and Homelessness Prevention System in Ontario

 

10. Long-Term Care Homes Food Product Procurement Services

 

Other Business

 

11. Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City – Moment of Silence

 

Regional Chair Emmerson led a moment of silence as a gesture of respect for the six people who were killed during an incident on January 29, 2017 at the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City, a mosque in Sainte-Foy, Quebec City.

 

12. Gas Tax Funds for Transit

 

Regional Chair Emmerson advised that Premier Kathleen Wynne has denied Toronto’s request to charge tolls on the Don Valley Parkway and the Gardiner Expressway, in favour of giving Ontario municipalities a bigger share of gas tax funds for transit.

 

13. Building Canada Fund - Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component

 

Regional Chair Emmerson advised that The Honourable Jane Philpott, Federal Minister of Health and The Honourable Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation will provide details on York Region’s share of the Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component of the Building Canada Fund. The announcement will take place on February 6, 2017 at 9 a.m. in the Great Hall, York Region Administrative Centre.

 

14. Chinese New Year

 

Regional Chair Emmerson recognized Chinese New Year on January 28, 2017, as well as the many celebrations that took place throughout York Region.

 

15. Ontario Public Works Association 2016 Merit Award - Erin Mahoney, Commissioner of Environmental Services

 

Regional Councillor Ferri congratulated Erin Mahoney, Commissioner of Environmental Services on receiving the 2016 Merit Award from the Ontario Public Works Association.

 

The Committee of the Whole meeting adjourned at 9:50 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

February 2, 2017                                                                                               W. Emmerson
Newmarket, Ontario                                                                                         Regional Chair

C. Raynor
1-877-464-9675 x71300

 

 


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