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Regional Council Minutes

 

The Council of The Regional Municipality of York

Minutes of the
Meeting Held on January 26, 2017


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Contact: Regional Clerk’s Office, regional.clerk@york.ca, 18774649675 extension 71320]

 

Regional Council met at 9:01 a.m. in the Council Chambers, York Region Administrative Centre, 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, with Regional Chair Emmerson presiding.

 

The following were also in attendance:

Mayors:

J. Altmann, D. Barrow, M. Bevilacqua, G. Dawe, V. Hackson,
S. Pellegrini, M. Quirk, T. Van Bynen

Regional Councillors:

N. Armstrong, N. Davison, M. Di Biase, M. Ferri, J. Heath, B. Hogg,
J. Jones, J. Li, G. Rosati, J. Taylor

Staff:

D. Basso, B. Hughes, J. Hulton, P. Jankowski, K. Kurji, B. Macgregor, E. Mahoney, V. Shuttleworth, M.F. Turner, A. Urbanski


 

Disclosures of Interest

 

1 New Kirby GO Station in Block 27, City of Vaughan

 

Clause 2.2 of Committee of the Whole Report No. 1

 

Regional Councillor Di Biase declared an interest in Clause 2.2 of Committee of the Whole Report No. 1 - Communication from Jeffrey Abrams, City Clerk, City of Vaughan regarding ‘New Kirby GO Station in Block 27, City of Vaughan’ due to his children owning property within Block 27. Regional Councillor Di Biase did not take part in the discussion of or vote on this item.

 

(See Minute No. 5)

 

Minutes

 

2 Minutes of the Council Meeting held on December 15, 2016

 

It was moved by Mayor Altmann, seconded by Regional Councillor Armstrong that Council confirm the Minutes of the Council meeting held on December 15, 2016 in the form supplied to the Members, with additional clarification under Disclosures of Interest.

Carried

Communications

 

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

 

Council considered the following communications:

 

3 Enhancing Municipal Collection of Defaulted POA Fines - York Region Submission

 

It was moved by Mayor Dawe, seconded by Regional Councillor Armstrong that Council receive the communication from Joy Hulton, Regional Solicitor dated January 26, 2017.

Carried

 

4 Class Environmental Assessment for Nobleton Water and Wastewater Servicing

 

It was moved by Mayor Pellegrini, seconded by Mayor Hackson that Council receive the communication from Michael Melling, Davies Howe Partners LLP dated January 19, 2017.

Carried

(See Minute No. 5)

 

Consideration and Adoption of Reports

 

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

 

5 Report No. 1 of Committee of the Whole – January 19, 2017

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Taylor, seconded by Mayor Van Bynen that Council adopt the recommendations in Report No. 1 of Committee of the Whole with a recorded vote on the following:

 

Amendments No. 10 and 243 to the Official Plan of the City of Markham (Clause 15)

 

A recorded vote on the adoption of Clause 15 was as follows:

 

For: Altmann, Armstrong, Barrow, Davison, Dawe, Di Biase, Ferri, Hackson, Jones, Li, Pellegrini, Quirk, Rosati, Taylor, Van Bynen  (15)

Against:  Heath, Hogg (2) 

Carried

 

Introduction and Approval of Bylaws

 

[Click on the numbers of the following Bylaws to view them]

 

6 Bylaws

 

It was moved by Mayor Van Bynen, seconded by Mayor Hackson that Council approve and enact the following bylaws in the form as noted on the Revised Agenda.

 

Bylaw No. 2017-1

 

2017 Emergency Management Program

 

Bylaw No. 2017-2

 

2017 Interim Tax Levy

 

Bylaw No. 2017-3

 

To acquire certain lands for or in connection with the construction of the proposed Water Reclamation Centre, Town of East Gwillimbury

 

Bylaw No. 2017-5

 

A bylaw to establish public highways - 14th Avenue (Y.R. 71)

Carried

 

Motions

 

7 June 2017 Meeting Schedule Changes

 

It was moved by Mayor Quirk, seconded by Regional Councillor Ferri that the following changes be made to the 2017 Council and Committee Meeting Schedule:

Meetings originally scheduled on June 8, 2017 be moved to June 15, 2017

Meetings originally scheduled on June 15, 2017 be moved to June 22, 2017

The Regional Council meeting be moved from June 22, 2017 to June 29, 2017

 

[View the updated meeting Calendar]

Carried

 

8 Appointment to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

 

Regional Chair Emmerson informed Council that he has appointed Mayor Pellegrini as York Region’s representative on the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Board of Governors.

Carried

 

9 Appointment to the Canadian National Exhibition Association

 

Regional Chair Emmerson informed Council that he has appointed Dino Basso, Commissioner of Corporate Services, as York Region’s representative on the Canadian National Exhibition Association.

Carried

 

10 Appointment of Regional Clerk – Christopher Raynor

 

It was moved by Mayor Barrow, seconded by Mayor Pellegrini that York Region appoint Christopher Raynor as Regional Clerk and enact Bylaw No. 2017-6 to confirm the appointment.

 

A recorded vote on the adoption of the motion was as follows:

 

For: Altmann, Armstrong, Barrow, Bevilacqua, Davison, Dawe, Di Biase, Ferri, Hackson, Heath, Hogg, Jones, Li, Pellegrini, Quirk, Rosati, Taylor, Van Bynen  (18)

Against:  (0)

Carried

 

Confirmatory Bylaw

 

11 Bylaw 2017-4

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Rosati, seconded by Regional Councillor Davison, that Council enact Bylaw No. 2017-4 to confirm the proceedings of this meeting of Council held on January 26, 2017.

 

The Council meeting adjourned at 9:21 a.m.

 

____________     
Regional Clerk

 

Minutes [to be] confirmed and adopted at the meeting of Regional Council held on February 16, 2017.

     

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Regional Chair

 

 


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