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Committee of the Whole

 

The Regional Municipality of York

 

Report No. 6
of the Committee of the Whole
Meeting Held on April 6, 2017

 

For Consideration by
The Council of The Regional Municipality of York
on April 20, 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 April 6, 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, B. Hogg,
J. Jones, J. Li, S. Pellegrini, M. Quirk, G. Rosati, F. Scarpitti,
V. Spatafora, T. Van Bynen

Staff

C. Abankwa, S. Alibhai, N. Barrette, D. Basso, L. Bigioni,
A.M. Carroll, P. Casey, K. Chislett, S. Fung, L. Gonsalves,
J. Hulton, P. Jankowski, Dr. K. Kurji, B. Macgregor, E. Mahoney,
J. Petrungaro, M. Rabeau, C. Raynor, R. Roy, V. Shuttleworth,
K. Strueby, R. Takagi, B. Titherington, M.F. Turner


Table of Contents

 

Transportation Services Items

Environmental Services Items

Community and Health Services Items

Private Session

 

Presentation

 

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1. Approval of a New PRESTO Agreement between the Region and Metrolinx

 

Committee of the Whole recommends receipt of the presentation by Ann-Marie Carroll, General Manager, Transit regarding “Approval of a New PRESTO Agreement between the Region and Metrolinx”.

 

Transportation Services

 

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

 

2. Communications – Transportation Services

 

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Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt and referral to staff of the communication from Gloria Collier, Deputy Town Clerk, Town of Richmond Hill, dated March 9, 2017 regarding “Traffic Signal located at Dariole Drive and Bayview Avenue”.

 

2. Receipt of the communication from Paul Jankowski, Commissioner, Transportation Services, dated March 23, 2017 regarding “National Public Works Week - May 21-27, 2017”.

 

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3. Transportation Services Capital Infrastructure Status Update [11.5 MB]

 

4. 2016 Transit System Performance Update

 

5. 2017 Speed Limit Revisions

 

6. Transit/High-Occupancy Vehicle Lanes

 

Environmental Services

 

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

 

7. Communications – Environmental Services

 

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Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt and referral to staff of the communication from Marilyn Iafrate, Councillor, City of Vaughan dated April 4, 2017 regarding “Water Tower Painting Policy”.

 

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8. Environmental Services Water and Wastewater Capital Infrastructure Status Update

 

Community and Health Services

 

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

 

9. Communications – Community and Health Services

 

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Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt of the communication from Katherine Chislett, Commissioner of Community and Health Services, dated April 6, 2017 regarding “Update on the Implementation of the York Region Seniors Strategy”.

 

2. Receipt of the communication from Katherine Chislett, Commissioner of Community and Health Services, dated April 6, 2017 regarding “Low Income Dynamics in York Region, 2004 to 2013”.

 

3. Receipt of the communication from Dr. Karim Kurji, Medical Officer of Health, dated April 6, 2017 regarding “York Region Public Health Opioid Response”.

 

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10. Update on Emergency and Transitional Housing - Belinda’s Place and Youth Hub

 

11. Vector-Borne Disease Program 2016/2017 Annual Update

 

12. Protecting York Region’s School Children through Immunization

 

Other Business

 

13. Decommissioned Ambulance Donation to St. Lucia

 

Regional Councillor Spatafora advised that a decommissioned ambulance, donated by York Region, was presented to St. Jude Hospital in St. Lucia on March 29, 2017 at a ceremony which he attended along with Norm Barrette, Chief and General Manager of Paramedic and Seniors Services.

 

14. Presentations on Bill 68 - Modernizing Ontario’s Municipal Legislation Act, 2017

 

Mayor Van Bynen advised that the Standing Committee on Social Policy is holding public hearings on Bill 68 in Toronto on April 10 and 11, 2017. Anyone wishing to make an oral presentation at one of the hearings should provide their contact name, mailing address, phone number, and email address to the Clerk of the Committee by 9 a.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017.  The contact information is:

Katch Koch, Clerk
Standing Committee on Social Policy
Room 1405, Whitney Block
Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON  M7A 1A2
Telephone: (416) 325-3526
E-mail:  kkoch@ola.org

 

15. York Region Planning Advisory Committee Recruitment

 

Regional Chair Emmerson reminded Members of Council that York Region is currently recruiting for members of the community to sit on the Planning Advisory Committee. Once formed, the committee will support York Regional Council and staff by providing input on topics that impact the long-term community vision for the Region. Applications are being accepted until April 28, 2017.

 

Private Session

 

Committee of the Whole resolved into private session at 11:49 a.m. to consider the following:

 

1. Settlement for Additional Construction Services for the Leslie Street Sewage Pumping Station Upgrades - Litigation

 

Committee of the Whole resumed in public session at 11:50 a.m. and reported the following:

 

16. Settlement for Additional Construction Services for the Leslie Street Sewage Pumping Station Upgrades

 

Committee of the Whole recommends adoption of the recommendation contained in the confidential report of the Commissioner of Environmental Services, dated March 1, 2017 and that the report be forwarded for consideration at Council’s private session on April 20, 2017.

 

The Committee of the Whole meeting adjourned at 11:50 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

April 6, 2017                               W. Emmerson
Newmarket, Ontario                 Regional Chair

C. Raynor
1-877-464-9675 x71300

 

 


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