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Committee of the Whole

 

The Regional Municipality of York

 

Report No. 4
of the Committee of the Whole
Meeting Held on March 2, 2017

 

For Consideration by
The Council of The Regional Municipality of York
on March 23, 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 March 2, 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. Di Biase, M. Ferri, V. Hackson, J. Heath, J. Jones,
J. Li, S. Pellegrini, M. Quirk, G. Rosati, F. Scarpitti, V. Spatafora,
T. Van Bynen

Staff

S. Alibhai, N. Barrette, D. Basso, L. Bigioni, A.M. Carroll, P. Casey, R. Farrell, P. Freeman, R. Huetl, B. Hughes, J. Hulton, P. Jankowski, Dr. K. Kurji, S. Love, B. Macgregor, E. Mahoney, P. May, L. McDowell, J. Petrungaro, M. Rabeau, C. Raynor, R. Roy, J. Scholten, V. Shuttleworth, D. Szeptycki, B. Titherington, A. Urbanski


Table of Contents

 

Transportation Services Items

Environmental Services Items

Community and Health Services Items

Private Session

 

Tribute

 

1. Donald Cousens – Former Member of Regional Council and Former Mayor of the City of Markham

 

Regional Chair Emmerson announced with sadness, the passing of Donald Cousens, former Member of Regional Council from 1994 to 2006 and former Mayor of the City of Markham, where he served four successive terms.

Regional Chair Emmerson described Donald Cousens as a great friend and politician with a wonderful sense of humour, who worked hard and loved to help people.

Members of Committee and all those present in the Council Chambers joined in a moment of silence in honour of Donald Cousens.

 

Presentation

 

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

 

2. Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital Update [7.3 MB]

 

Committee of the Whole recommends receipt of the presentation by Altaf Stationwala, President and CEO, Mackenzie Health, Hafeez Habib, Vice President, Project Delivery, Plenary Group, Stuart Elgie, Senior Principal, Business Sector Leader, Stantec Architecture and Andrew Cryne, Project Manager, PCL Constructors Canada Inc.

 

Transportation Services

 

Regional Chair Emmerson chaired the Transportation Services section of Committee of the Whole.

 

3. Communications – Transportation Services

 

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

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

3.1 Metrolinx GO Regional Express Rail Program

 

1. Receipt of the presentation by John Jensen, Chief Capital Officer, Erin Moroz, Director of Community Relations and Randal Dreise, Manager, Barrie Corridor, Metrolinx regarding “Creating Connections in York Region”.

 

2. Receipt of the communication from Paul Jankowski, Commissioner of Transportation Services, dated February 23, 2017 regarding “Metrolinx GO Regional Express Rail Program Update”.

 

3.2 ACS Alcolock System

 

1. Receipt of the communication from Carolyn Lance, Council Services Coordinator Town of Georgina dated January 27, 2017, forwarding correspondence from Anne Leonard, Executive Director, Arrive Alive and a motion passed by the City of Pickering regarding “ACS Alcolock System” [2.2 MB].

 

2. Receipt of the communication from Christopher Harris, Town Clerk, Town of Whitby dated February 2, 2017 regarding “ACS Alcolock System”.

 

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4. Implementation of the Travel Smart Program [4.2 MB]

 

5. Purchase of Six Electric Buses

 

6. Consultant Services Fee for Additional Scope of Work - Bathurst Street from Highway 7 to Teston Road/Elgin Mills Road - City of Vaughan and Town of Richmond Hill

 

7. Contract Award for the Expansion and Upgrade of York Region Transit (YRT/Viva) Off-Board Fare Collection System

 

Environmental Services

 

Regional Chair Emmerson chaired the Environmental Services section of Committee of the Whole.

 

8. Communications – Environmental Services

 

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

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt of the communication from Erin Mahoney, Commissioner of Environmental Services dated February 17, 2017 regarding “Update on Water and Wastewater Research and Innovation”.

 

2. Receipt and referral to staff of the communication from Carolyn Lance, Council Services Coordinator, Town of Georgina dated January 23, 2017 regarding “Regional Producer Responsibility Bylaw”.

 

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9. 2016 Drinking Water Systems Report [8.3 MB]

 

10. 2016 Integrated Management System Update Report for Water, Wastewater and Waste Management

 

11. 2017 State of the Forests In York Region [5.7 MB]

 

12. Contractor and Consulting Services for Sewer Rehabilitation Project in the City of Markham

 

Community and Health Services

 

Regional Chair Emmerson chaired the Community and Health Services section of Committee of the Whole.

 

13. Communications – Community and Health Services

 

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

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt of the communication from Adelina Urbanski, Commissioner of Community and Health Services, dated March 2, 2017 regarding “2016 Paramedic Response Time Performance Plan Final Results”.

 

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14. Update to the Donation Guidelines for Decommissioned Paramedic Services' Ambulances

 

15. York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee - Report No. 1

 

Private Session

 

Committee of the Whole resolved into private session at 11:12 a.m. to consider the following:

 

1. Unionville Affordable Seniors Housing Project Update – Acquisition of Property

2. Licensing Issue – Labour Relations and Potential Litigation

 

Committee of the Whole resumed in public session at 11:16 a.m. and reported the following:

 

16. Unionville Affordable Seniors Housing Project Update

 

Committee of the Whole received the confidential memorandum from the Commissioner of Community and Health Services dated March 2, 2017.

 

17. Licensing Issue

 

Committee of the Whole received the confidential memorandum from the Commissioner of Environmental Services dated March 1, 2017.

 

The Committee of the Whole meeting adjourned at 11:17 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

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

 

C. Raynor
1-877-464-9675 x71300

 

 


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