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Committee of the Whole

 

The Regional Municipality of York

 

Report No. 8
of the Committee of the Whole
Meeting Held on May 11, 2017

 

For Consideration by
The Council of The Regional Municipality of York
on May 25, 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 9:01 a.m. on May 11, 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, J. Taylor, 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, S. Kennedy, Dr. K. Kurji, B. Macgregor, E. Mahoney, L. McDowell, J. Petrungaro, M. Rabeau, C. Raynor, R. Roy, D. Szeptycki, 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

 

Transportation Services

 

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

 

1. Communications – Transportation Services

 

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

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt of the communication from Janet Jaynes, Deputy City Clerk, City of Kingston, dated April 12, 2017 regarding “Transportation of Hazardous Materials”.

 

2. Receipt of the communication from Geoffrey Dawe, Mayor, Town of Aurora, dated April 12, 2017 regarding “York University GO Train Station”.

 

3. Receipt and referral to staff of the communication from Barbara A. McEwan, City Clerk, City of Vaughan dated April 26, 2017 regarding “Highway 400 Widening Update - Major Mackenzie Drive to King Road”[7.7 MB].

 

4. Receipt and referral to staff of the communication from Kimberley Kitteringham, City Clerk, City of Markham dated April 27, 2017 regarding “Smart Commute - Markham, Richmond Hill”.

 

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2. All-Way Stop Control - Major Mackenzie Drive East and Reesor Road, City of Markham

 

3. Traffic Control Signal Installation - Mount Albert Road and Centre Street, Town of East Gwillimbury

 

4. York Region Transit 2016 Enforcement and Security Annual Report 

 

5. Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension Operations and Maintenance Agreement

 

6. York Region Parking Bylaw Amendment For Administrative Monetary Penalties

 

Environmental Services

 

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

 

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7. 2016 Greening Strategy Achievements and Partnership Agreements [3.8 MB]

 

8. Water and Wastewater Services from City of Toronto to Developments in City of Vaughan [3.9 MB]

 

9. Direct Purchase of Equipment for Capacity Expansion of the Maple Water Pumping Station

 

10. Direct Purchase of Consulting Services for Duffin Creek Plant Biosolids Treatment Replacement Project

 

11. Natural Gas Procurement Update

 

12. Painting of Region and Community Identifiers on Elevated Water Tank in Kleinburg [2.9 MB]

 

Community and Health Services

 

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

 

13. Communications – Community and Health Services

 

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

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt of the communication from Curtiss Law, Legislative Specialist, Region of Peel, dated March 29, 2017 regarding “Alternative Approaches to the Current Community Water Fluoridation in the Region of Peel”.

 

2. Receipt of the communication from Katherine Chislett, Commissioner of Community and Health Services, dated May 11, 2017 regarding “Update on the Ontario Early Years Child and Family Centre Provincial Initiative”.

 

3. Receipt of the communication from Dr. Karim Kurji, Medical Officer of Health, dated May 11, 2017 regarding “Standards for Public Health Programs and Services Consultation Document” [7.4 MB].

 

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14. 2017-2021 York Region Newcomer Strategy - Celebrating Diversity. Strengthening Community. [7 MB]

 

15. Community Investment Strategy and Refugee Settlement Funding - 2016 Activity Report

 

16. Memorandum of Agreement - York Region Data Consortium

 

17. Hospital Capital Funding - Memorandum of Understanding Allocations - 2017

 

18. York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee - Report No. 2

 

Other Business

 

19. National Emergency Preparedness Week

 

Regional Chair Emmerson advised that May 7-13, 2017 is National Emergency Preparedness Week and this year’s theme is “Plan. Prepare. Be Aware.”.

 

20. Infrastructure Week

 

Regional Chair Emmerson advised that May 15-18, 2017 is Infrastructure Week.  The Commissioner of Environmental Services assured Council that, although there was extensive rainfall over the past several consecutive days, there were no bypasses from any of York Region’s facilities, including the pumping stations and the flagship plant which discharges into Lake Ontario.

 

21. Governance Review

 

Regional Chair Emmerson advised that the Regional Clerk has sent a letter to each of the local municipalities requesting that they provide their consent, or lack of consent by May 31, 2017 to a bylaw which would increase the number of members from the City of Vaughan from four to five.

 

The Committee of the Whole meeting adjourned at 10:20 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

May 11, 2017                              W. Emmerson
Newmarket, Ontario                  Regional Chair

C. Raynor
1-877-464-9675 x71300

 

 

 


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