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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 1, 2018

 

For Consideration by
The Council of The Regional Municipality of York
on February 15, 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 February 1, 2018 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, J. Heath, 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, P. Casey, K. Chislett, R. Farrell, P. Freeman, B. Hughes, J. Hulton, P. Jankowski, W. Kemp, S. Kennedy, Dr. K. Kurji, B. Macgregor, E. Mahoney, J. Petrungaro, C. Raynor, R. Roy, J. Steele, B. Titherington, M.F. Turner


Table of Contents

 

Transportation Services Items

Environmental Services Items

Community and Health Services 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.”

 

Transportation Services

 

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

 

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

 

2. All-Way Stop Control - Ravenshoe Road and Victoria Road/Concession 7, Town of Georgina

 

3. U-Turn Restrictions

 

Environmental Services

 

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

 

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

 

4. Communication – Environmental Services

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

1. Receipt of the communication from The Honourable Kathryn McGarry, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, dated January 16, 2018 regarding “Funding Request - Mitigating the Impacts of Invasive Species”.

2. The Regional Clerk forward the communication to the local municipalities.

3. That staff investigate potential funding within two funding sources; the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s Land Stewardship and Habitat Restoration Program and the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change’s Great Lakes Guardian Community Fund, and report back to Council.

 

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

 

5. Greening Strategy - Environmental Land Protection and Preservation, Partnership Acquisition, Clark Property, Township of King

 

6. Update to Corporate Asset Management Policy

 

7. Comments on Proposed Provincial Food and Organic  Waste Framework [2.3 MB]

 

8. Establishment of New Source Separated Organic Waste  Processing Contract with Cornerstone Renewables

 

Community and Health Services

 

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

 

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

 

9. Granting of Easement and Acquisition of Land for Housing York Inc. at Keswick Gardens in the Town of Georgina

 

10. Participation in the Social Housing Apartment Improvement Program

 

Other Business

 

11. Upper York Sewage System

 

Bruce Macgregor, Chief Administrative Officer, provided an update on the environmental assessment process for the Upper York Sewage Solutions project. 

 

12. Mayor Tony Van Bynen Not Seeking Re-Election

 

Regional Chair Emmerson advised that Mayor Tony Van Bynen announced that he will not be seeking re-election for the next term of Council.  Regional Chair Emmerson congratulated Mayor Van Bynen on his pending retirement and stated that he would be missed at York Region as well as at the Town of Newmarket.

 

13. Bell Let’s Talk Event

 

Regional Chair Emmerson highlighted the Bell Let’s Talk event, which took place in the Administrative Centre Great Hall on January 31, 2018 in support of mental health awareness.

 

14. Councillor Bill Cober – Alternate Member for King Township

 

Regional Chair Emmerson advised that the Township of King appointed Councillor Bill Cober as its Alternate Member of Regional Council.  Councillor Cober will be attending Regional Council on February 15, 2018.

 

15. Council Education Session – Cannabis

 

Regional Chair Emmerson confirmed that a Council Education Session regarding Cannabis is scheduled on February 15, 2018 immediately following the Regional Council meeting.

 

16. YTN Telecom Network – First Board Meeting

 

Regional Chair Emmerson advised that the first board meeting of YTN Telecom Network Inc. is scheduled on February 15, 2018 at 1 p.m.

 

Private Session

 

Committee of the Whole resolved into private session at 10:51 a.m. to consider the following:

 

1. Update on Processing Restrictions at Waste Processing Facility – Potential Litigation

2. Update on Collective Bargaining with the Ontario Nurses Association – Labour Relations

 

Committee of the Whole resumed in public session at 12:04 p.m. and reported the following:

 

17. Update on Processing Restrictions at Waste Processing Facility

 

Committee of the Whole recommends adoption of the recommendation contained in the confidential report of the Commissioner of Environmental Services, dated January 18, 2018 and that the report be forwarded for consideration at Council’s private session on February 15, 2018.

 

Following the disposition of the above, the Committee considered a report of the Commissioner of Environmental Services titled ‘Establishment of New Source Separated Organic Waste Processing Contract with Cornerstone Renewables’.  Committee’s recommendations are recorded in Clause 8 of this Committee Report.

 

18. Update on Collective Bargaining with the Ontario Nurses Association

 

Committee of the Whole received the confidential verbal update from the Chief Administrative Officer and the Executive Director of Human Resources.

 

The Committee of the Whole meeting adjourned at 12:05 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

February 1, 2018                                           W. Emmerson
Newmarket, Ontario                                     Regional Chair

C. Raynor
1-877-464-9675 x71300

 

 


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