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Committee of the Whole

 

The Regional Municipality of York

 

Report No. 3
of the Committee of the Whole
Meeting Held on February 8, 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 9:01 a.m. on February 8, 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, B. Hogg, J. Jones, J. Li, M. Quirk, G. Rosati, F. Scarpitti, S. Singh, V. Spatafora, J. Taylor, T. Van Bynen

Staff

D. Basso, P. Casey, K. Chislett, P. Freeman, L. Gonsalves, E. Hankins, B. Hughes, J. Hulton, P. Jankowski, D. Lindeblom, B. Macgregor, C. Raynor, M. Shatil, 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.”

 

Planning and Economic Development

 

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

 

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

 

2. Communications – Planning and Economic Development

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

1. Receipt of the communication from Barbara McEwan, City Clerk, City of Vaughan dated February 7, 2018 regarding “Request from SmartCentres for Minister’s Zoning Order for Relocation of Large Format Retail Store in the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre”, and endorsement of the motion from the City of Vaughan as outlined in the correspondence.

 

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

 

3. Housing Initiatives and Incentives Update

 

4. York Region 2017 Employment and Industry Report [4.8 MB]

 

5. York Region Planning Advisory Committee - Report No. 1

 

Finance and Administration

 

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

 

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

 

6. Draft 2018 Development Charge Background Study and Proposed Draft Bylaw Amendment [3.8 MB]

 

7. Acquisition of Land - Major Mackenzie Drive from Canadian Pacific Railway Crossing to Islington Avenue - Disposition of Land - 6191 Major Mackenzie Drive - City of Vaughan

 

8. Acquisition of Land - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - 57 and 101 Northview Boulevard - City of Vaughan

 

9. Disposition of Land - Bathurst Street and Beverley Glen Boulevard - City of Vaughan

 

10. Expropriation Settlement - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - 4500 Highway 7 West - City of Vaughan

 

11. Expropriation Settlement - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - 17555 Yonge Street - Town of Newmarket

 

Other Business

 

12. 2018 Winter Olympics

 

Regional Chair Emmerson, on behalf of the Region, wished all Team Canada athletes good luck and great success at the upcoming Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. He also acknowledged athletes from York Region including:

 

Derek Livingston – Snowboarding, from Aurora

Gabrielle Daleman – Figure Skating, from Newmarket

Laura Stacey – Ice Hockey, from Kleinburg

Paul Poirier – Figure Skating, from Unionville

Phylicia George – Bobsled, from Markham

 

13. Cannabis Education Session

 

Regional Chair Emmerson reminded the Committee of the Cannabis Education Session that is scheduled immediately following Council on February 15, 2018.  Bruce Macgregor, Chief Administrative Officer advised Committee that information will be provided by Deputy Chief Carrique, York Regional Police, Joy Hulton, Regional Solicitor, and Dr. Kurji, Medical Officer of Health.

 

Private Session

 

Committee of the Whole resolved into private session at 11:05 a.m. to consider the following:

 

1. Private Attachment to Clause 7 - Acquisition of Land - Major Mackenzie Drive from Canadian Pacific Railway Crossing to Islington Avenue - Disposition of Land - 6191 Major Mackenzie Drive - City of Vaughan - Acquisition and Disposition of Land

2. Private Attachment to Clause 8 - Acquisition of Land - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - 57 and 101 Northview Boulevard - City of Vaughan - Land Acquisition

3. Private Attachment to Clause 9 - Disposition of Land - Bathurst Street and Beverley Glen Boulevard - City of Vaughan - Land Disposition

4. Private Attachment to Clause 10 - Expropriation Settlement - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - 4500 Highway 7 West - City of Vaughan - Land Acquisition

5. Private Attachment to Clause 11 - Expropriation Settlement - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - 17555 Yonge Street - Town of Newmarket - Land Acquisition

 

Committee of the Whole resumed in public session at 11:06 a.m. and reported the following:

 

14. Private Attachment to Clause 7 - Acquisition of Land - Major Mackenzie Drive from Canadian Pacific Railway Crossing to Islington Avenue - Disposition of Land - 6191 Major Mackenzie Drive - City of Vaughan - Acquisition and Disposition of Land

 

Committee of the Whole received the private attachment referred to in Clause 7.

 

15. Private Attachment to Clause 8 - Acquisition of Land - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - 57 and 101 Northview Boulevard - City of Vaughan - Land Acquisition

 

Committee of the Whole received the private attachment referred to in Clause 8.

 

16. Private Attachment to Clause 9 - Disposition of Land - Bathurst Street and Beverley Glen Boulevard - City of Vaughan - Land Disposition

 

Committee of the Whole received the private attachment referred to in Clause 9.

 

17. Private Attachment to Clause 10 - Expropriation Settlement - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - 4500 Highway 7 West - City of Vaughan - Land Acquisition

 

Committee of the Whole received the private attachment referred to in Clause 10.

 

18. Private Attachment to Clause 11 - Expropriation Settlement - Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor - 17555 Yonge Street - Town of Newmarket - Land Acquisition

 

Committee of the Whole received the private attachment referred to in Clause 11.

 

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

 

Respectfully submitted,

February 8, 2018                                            W. Emmerson
Newmarket, Ontario                                      Regional Chair

C. Raynor
1-877-464-9675 x71300

 

 


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