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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 3, 2018

 

For Consideration by
The Council of The Regional Municipality of York
on May 17, 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 May 3, 2018 with Regional Chair Emmerson in the chair.

 

The following were also in attendance:

Members

J. Altmann, N. Armstrong, D. Barrow, N. Davison, G. Dawe,
M. Ferri, V. Hackson, J. Heath, B. Hogg, J. Jones, J. Li,
S. Pellegrini, M. Quirk, F. Scarpitti, S. Singh, V. Spatafora,
J. Taylor, T. Van Bynen

Staff

C. Abankwa, S. Alibhai, K. Antonio-Hadcock, N. Barrette,
D. Basso, A.M. Carroll, P. Casey, K. Chislett, R. Farrell, P. Freeman,
L. Gonsalves, R. Huetl, B. Hughes, J. Hulton, P. Jankowski,
W. Kemp, Dr. K. Kurji, D. Kuzmyk, B. Macgregor, E. Mahoney,
P. May, L. McDowell, J. Petrungaro, M. Rabeau, C. Raynor,
J. Scholten, J. Steele, K. Strueby, B. Titherington


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.”

 

Moment of Silence

 

2. Attack on Pedestrians in the City of Toronto

 

Regional Chair Emmerson, on behalf of Regional Council and the residents of York Region, paid tribute and offered deepest sympathy to those affected by the tragedy of the recent attack on pedestrians in the City of Toronto.  Regional Chair Emmerson offered continued support to the City of Toronto.  The Committee observed a moment of silence in honour of the victims, victims’ families and first responders who were involved in this incident.

 

Transportation Services

 

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

 

3. Communications – Transportation Services

 

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

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Receipt of the presentation by Brian Titherington, Director, Transportation and Infrastructure Planning, Transportation Services and the communication from Paul Jankowski, Commissioner, Transportation Services dated May 3, 2018 regarding “2016 Transportation Tomorrow Survey - Key Findings [5.8 MB]”.

 

2. Receipt of the communication from Paul Jankowski, Commissioner, Transportation Services dated May 3, 2018 regarding “York Region Transit 2017 Enforcement and Security Annual Report”.

 

3. Receipt of the communication from Paul Jankowski, Commissioner, Transportation Services dated May 3, 2018 regarding “Update on Transit Ridership in the Vicinity of the Spadina Subway "Line 1" Extension into York Region”.

 

4. Receipt of the communication from Paul Jankowski, Commissioner, Transportation Services dated May 3, 2018 regarding “Transport Canada's National Trade Corridors Fund Update”.

 

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4. 2014-2018 Council Accomplishments and Highlights - Transportation Services

 

5. Award of Mobility Plus and On-Demand Transit Service  Contracts

 

Environmental Services

 

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

 

6. 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 John Espinosa, Town Clerk, Town of Georgina dated March 3, 2018 regarding “Upper York Sewage Solutions”.

 

2. Receipt of the communication from Joanne Doyley, Communications Specialist, Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority dated April 3, 2018 regarding “Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority - Watershed  Hero Award”.

 

3. Receipt of the communication from Erin Mahoney, Commissioner of Environmental Services dated April 25, 2018 regarding “Update on Impact of Export Market Policy Changes for  Recycled Newsprint

 

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7. Corporate Asset Management Plan [12 MB]

 

8. 2014-2018 Council Accomplishments and Highlights - Environmental Services

 

9. Central Lake Ontario, Toronto Region and Credit Valley Source Protection Plan and Toronto & Region Assessment Report Amendments

 

Community and Health Services

 

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

 

10. 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 Katherine Chislett, Commissioner of Community and Health Services dated April 19, 2018 regarding “2014-2018 Housing York Inc. Board Accomplishments on Council Priorities”.

 

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11. 2014-2018 Council Accomplishments for Community and Health Services

 

12. Software Licenses, Maintenance & Contract Renewals

 

13. Participation in the GreenON Social Housing Program

 

14. Community Investment Fund – 2017 Activity Update, Evaluation Findings and Program Improvements

 

15. Update on the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee

 

16. Additional Funding Allocation for the Investment in Affordable Housing Program and Social Infrastructure Fund Program

 

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

 

Other Business

 

18. Emergency Preparedness Week

 

Regional Chair Emmerson highlighted Emergency Preparedness Week, which is a Canada-wide initiative from May 6 to 12, 2018 to increase awareness of individual and family preparedness.

 

Private Session

 

Committee of the Whole resolved into private session at 10:46 a.m. to consider the following:

 

1. Private Attachment 1 to Clause 12 – Software Licenses, Maintenance and Contract Awards – Security of Property

2. Political and Election Campaign Advertising on York Region Transit Property – Solicitor-Client Privilege

 

Committee of the Whole resumed in public session at 11:12 a.m. and reported the following:

 

19. Private Attachment 1 to Clause 12 – Software Licenses, Maintenance and Contract Awards

 

Committee of the Whole recommends receipt of the private attachment and that it be forwarded for consideration at Council’s private session on May 17, 2018.

 

20. Political and Election Campaign Advertising on York Region Transit Property

 

Committee of the Whole recommends receipt of the private memorandum from Joy Hulton, Regional Solicitor, dated May 3, 2018.


The Committee of the Whole meeting adjourned at 11:13 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

May 3, 2018                                                  W. Emmerson
Newmarket, Ontario                                    Regional Chair

C. Raynor
1-877-464-9675 x71300


 


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