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The Council of The Regional Municipality of York
Minutes of the
Meeting Held 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]

 

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:

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

Regional Councillors:

N. Armstrong, N. Davison, M. Ferri, J. Heath, B. Hogg, J. Jones,
J. Li, S. Singh, V. Spatafora, J. Taylor

Staff:

D. Basso, K. Chislett, P. Freeman, B. Hughes, J. Hulton, P. Jankowski, K. Kurji, B. Macgregor, E. Mahoney, M.F. Turner


Opening Remarks from Regional Chairman

 

76 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.”

 

Minutes

 

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77 Minutes of the Council Meeting Held on April 19, 2018

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Ferri, seconded by Mayor Hackson that Council confirm the Minutes of the Council meeting held on April 19, 2018 in the form supplied to the Members.

Carried

 

Presentation

 

78 Greater Toronto Airports Authority

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Jones, seconded by Regional Councillor Li that Council receive the presentation from Michelle Samson-Doel, Board Member and Lorrie McKee, Director of Public Affairs and Stakeholder Relations, Greater Toronto Airports Authority.

Carried

 

Deputation

 

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79 United Way Toronto and York Region

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Taylor, seconded by Mayor Scarpitti that Council receive the deputation from Daniele Zanotti, President and Chief Executive Officer, United Way.

Carried

 

Communications

 

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80 York Region Pride Week

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Hogg, seconded by Mayor Van Bynen that Council receive the communication from Jacob Gal, Development and Communications, York Pride Festival dated April 30, 2018 and recognize June 8 to 17, 2018 as York Region Pride Week.

Carried

 

81 2014-2018 York Region Rapid Transit Corporation Accomplishments & Highlights [5 MB]

 

It was moved by Mayor Scarpitti, seconded by Mayor Bevilacqua that Council receive the communication from Mary-Frances Turner, President, York Region Rapid Transit Corporation dated May 17, 2018.

Carried

 

82 Updated Procedure Bylaw Provisions relating to Notices of Motion

 

It was moved by Mayor Pellegrini, seconded by Mayor Barrow that Council receive the communication from Dino Basso, Commissioner of Corporate Services dated May 10, 2018.

Carried

 

83 2018 Provincial Budget

 

It was moved by Mayor Dawe, seconded by Regional Councillor Singh that Council receive the communication from Bill Hughes, Commissioner of Finance and Regional Treasurer dated May 10, 2018.

Carried

 

Consideration and Adoption of Reports

 

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84 Report No. 8 of Committee of the Whole– May 3, 2018

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Spatafora, seconded by Regional Councillor Taylor that Council adopt the recommendations in Report No. 8 of Committee of the Whole.

Carried

 

85 Report No. 9 of  Committee of the Whole – May 10, 2018

 

It was moved by Mayor Barrow, seconded by Regional Councillor Li that Council adopt the recommendations in Report No. 9 of Committee of the Whole.

Carried

 

Introduction and Approval of Bylaws

 

86 Bylaws

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Davison, seconded by Regional Councillor Heath that Council approve and enact the following bylaws in the form as noted on the Revised Agenda, with the following amendment to Bylaw No. 2018-40:

 

17.4  A Notice of Motion shall be:

(e) included as a motion on the agenda of the next appropriate Committee of the Whole meeting, or as determined.

 

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Bylaw No. 2018-40 Procedure Bylaw

 

A bylaw to govern the proceedings of Council and its Committees

 

Bylaw No. 2018-42 2018 Development Charge Amending Bylaw

 

A bylaw to amend Bylaw 2017-35, being a bylaw to impose development charges against lands to pay for increased capital costs required because of increased needs for services arising from development within The Regional Municipality of York

 

Bylaw No. 2018-43 2018 Property Tax Capping

 

A bylaw to delegate authority to the Regional Treasurer to establish “clawback” percentages for the 2018 taxation year for the commercial and industrial property classes

 

Bylaw No. 2018-44 Amendment to Indemnification Bylaw

 

A bylaw to amend Bylaw No. A-0263-1999-064 to provide for certain insurance and reimbursement of members of Council and employees by The Regional Municipality of York

 

Bylaw No. 2018-45 Appointment of Deputy Treasurers

 

A bylaw to amend Bylaw No. 2017-49 being a bylaw to appoint Deputy Treasurers

 

Bylaw No. 2018-46 Appointment of Risk Management Inspector

 

A bylaw to amend Bylaw No. 2011-57 being a bylaw to appoint a risk management official and risk management inspectors

 

Bylaw No. 2018-47 Yonge Street – Land Acquisition for Bus Rapid Transit Corridor

 

To acquire certain lands for or in connection with the construction of the Viva Bus Rapid Transit Corridor along Yonge Street, Town of Richmond Hill (Y2.2)

Carried

 

Other Business

 

87 Nomination to the Association of Municipalities of Ontario

 

It was moved by Mayor Van Bynen, seconded by Mayor Quirk that Regional Councillor Naomi Davison be nominated for the Association of Municipalities of Ontario Board of Directors Regional and Single Tier Caucus for the 2018-2020 term.

Carried

 

88 Rescheduling of June 2018 Committee Meetings

 

Regional Chair Emmerson announced the following changes to the meeting schedule for June 2018:

 

Audit Committee – rescheduled to June 6, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Committee of the Whole 1 – rescheduled to June 7, 2018 at 9 a.m.

Housing York Inc. – rescheduled to June 7, 2018 at 1 p.m.

 

89 National Road Safety Week

 

Regional Chair Emmerson advised that May 15-21, 2018 is National Road Safety Week which is a Canada-wide campaign aiming to make Canada’s roads the safest in the world.

 

Consideration and Adoption of Private Items

 

90 Private Session

 

It was moved by Mayor Scarpitti, seconded by Regional Councillor Hogg that Council convene in Private Session for the purpose of considering the following:

 

1. Private Attachment 1 to Clause 12 of Committee of the Whole Report No. 8 – Software Licenses, Maintenance and Contract Awards – Security of Property

2. Private Attachment 1 to Clause 14 of Committee of the Whole Report No. 9 – Technology System Contract Renewals and Extensions – Security of Property

3. Private Attachment 1 to Clause 17 of Committee of the Whole Report No. 9 – Direct Purchase Award for an Electronic Timekeeping Solution – Security of Property

4. Private Memorandum to Clause 29 of Committee the Whole Report No. 9 – Development Charge Bylaw Amendment – Solicitor-Client Privilege

Carried

 

Council met in Private Session at 10:25 a.m. and reconvened in public at 10:32 a.m.

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Heath, seconded by Mayor Hackson that Council rise and report from Private Session.

Carried

 

91 Private Attachment 1 to Clause 12 of Committee of the Whole Report No. 8 – Software Licenses, Maintenance and Contract Awards

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Heath, seconded by Mayor Hackson that Council receive the private attachment.

Carried

 

92 Private Attachment 1 to Clause 14 of Committee of the Whole Report No. 9 – Technology System Contract Renewals and Extensions

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Heath, seconded by Mayor Hackson that Council receive the private attachment.

Carried

 

93 Private Attachment 1 to Clause 17 of Committee of the Whole Report No. 9 – Direct Purchase Award for an Electronic Timekeeping Solution

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Heath, seconded by Mayor Hackson that Council receive the private attachment.

Carried

 

94 Private Memorandum to Clause 29 of Committee the Whole Report No. 9 – Development Charge Bylaw Amendment

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Heath, seconded by Mayor Hackson that Council receive the private memorandum of the Regional Solicitor dated May 10, 2018.

Carried

 

Confirmatory Bylaw

 

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95 Bylaw 2018-48

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Jones, seconded by Mayor Pellegrini that Council enact Bylaw No. 2018-48 to confirm the proceedings of this meeting of Council held on May 17, 2018.

 

The Council meeting adjourned at 10:33 a.m.

 

____________     
Regional Clerk

 

Minutes confirmed and adopted at the meeting of Regional Council held on June 28, 2018.

 

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Regional Chair

 

 


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