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The Council of The Regional Municipality of York

Minutes of the
Meeting Held on May 19, 2016


[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 9:06 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:

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

Regional Councillors:

N. Armstrong, M. Di Biase, M. Ferri, J. Heath, B. Hogg, J. Li,
V. Spatafora, J. Taylor, D. Wheeler

Staff:

D. Basso, B. Hughes, J. Hulton, D. Kostopoulos, B. Macgregor,
E. Mahoney, V. Shuttleworth, M-F. Turner, A. Urbanski


 

Public Meeting

 

71 Area-Specific Development Charges Bylaw – Nobleton, Township of King

 

[Click on the name of the following Presenter to view the Presentation]

 

Regional Council held a public meeting, pursuant to the Development Charges Act, 1997, to receive input on an area-specific bylaw for imposing wastewater development charges on property owners in the Village of Nobleton, in the Township of King.

There were no deputations or communications in relation to this matter.

It was moved by Mayor Pellegrini, seconded by Regional Councillor Hogg that Council receive the presentation by Andrew Grunda, Principal, Watson & Associates Economist Ltd.

Carried

Regular Meeting

 

Disclosures of Interest

 

72 Strategy for a Safer Ontario

 

Mayor Quirk declared an interest in the communication from Mayor Frank Scarpitti, Chair, The Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board, dated April 29, 2016 regarding “Strategy for a Safer Ontario” due to her stepson being a member of York Regional Police and her husband being a retired member of and under contract to York Regional Police.  Mayor Quirk did not take part in any consideration or discussion of or vote on this item.

(See Minute No. 75.)

 

73 Contract Awards Report – January 1, 2016 to March 31, 2016

 

Clause 11 of Committee of the Whole Report No. 9

Mayor Scarpitti declared an interest in Clause 11 of Committee of the Whole Report No. 9 - “Contract Awards Report – January 1, 2016 to March 31, 2016” as it relates to contract P-15-118, due to his brother being employed by Compugen. Mayor Scarpitti did not take part in the consideration or discussion of or vote on this portion of the report.

(See Minute No. 81)

 

Minutes

 

74 Minutes of the Council Meeting Held on April 21, 2016

 

It was moved by Mayor Quirk, seconded by Regional Councillor Di Biase that Council confirm the Minutes of the Council meeting held on April 21, 2016 in the form supplied to the Members.

Carried

 

Communications

 

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

 

Council considered the following communications:

 

75 Strategy for a Safer Ontario

 

It was moved by Mayor Hackson, seconded by Regional Councillor Wheeler that Council receive the communication from Mayor Frank Scarpitti, Chair, The Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board, dated April 29, 2016 regarding the Board’s submission on the proposed legislative amendments to the Police Services Act and related regulations.

Carried

 

76 Seniors’ Month – June 2016

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Taylor, seconded by Regional Councillor Armstrong that Council receive the communication from The Honourable Mario Sergio, Minister Responsible for Seniors Affairs, dated March 30, 2016, and recognize June 2016 as Seniors’ Month.

Carried

 

77 Pride Week – June 11-19, 2016

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Spatafora, seconded by Regional Councillor Hogg that Council receive the communication from Amanda Knegje, President and Michael Blackburn, Vice President, PFLAG Canada – York Region, dated April 2, 2016 and recognize June 11-19, 2016 as Pride Week.

Carried

 

78 Transportation Master Plan Update – Draft Network Alternatives

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Wheeler, seconded by Mayor Dawe that Council receive the communication from Kathryn Moyle, Director of Clerks/Bylaw Enforcement, Township Clerk, Township of King, dated April 28, 2016.

Carried

(See Minute No. 80)

 

79 York Region Receives Six International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Awards

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Wheeler, seconded by Regional Councillor Ferri that Council receive the communication from Dino Basso, Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated May 19, 2016 and congratulate York Region staff on the awards.

Carried

 

Consideration and Adoption of Reports

 

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

 

80 Report No. 8 of Committee of the Whole – May 5, 2016

 

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

Carried

81 Report No. 9 of Committee of the Whole – May 12, 2016

 

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

Carried

 

Introduction and Approval of Bylaw

 

82 Bylaw

 

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

 

[Click on the number of the following Bylaw to view it]

 

Bylaw No. 2016-36 

 

A bylaw to add lands to the Regional Roads System in the Town of Richmond Hill

Carried

 

Other Business

 

83 Public Works Rodeo

 

Regional Chair Emmerson congratulated Mayor Dawe and the Town of Aurora for their success at the annual Family Fun Day Public Works Rodeo in East Gwillimbury on May 14, 2016. The event celebrates the contributions of approximately 1,400 public works staff from each of York Region’s municipalities.

 

Consideration and Adoption of Private Items

 

84 Private Session

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Wheeler, seconded by Regional Councillor Spatafora that Council convene in Private Session for the purpose of considering the following.

1. Lease Extension – 1091 Gorham Street, Newmarket – Land Acquisition

2. CUPE Mandate – Labour Relations

Carried

 

Council met in Private Session at 9:28 a.m. and reconvened in public at 9:52 a.m.

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

Carried

85 Lease Extension – 1091 Gorham Street, Newmarket

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Taylor, seconded by Mayor Van Bynen that Council adopt the recommendations in the private report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services, dated May 12, 2016 as follows:

1. Council authorize a five-year lease extension commencing January 1, 2016 for 6,360 square feet of existing office space located at 1091 Gorham Street, Newmarket, in accordance with the financial terms contained in the confidential report.

2. The Commissioner of Corporate Services be authorized to execute the necessary agreements with Skyline Commercial Real Estate Holdings Inc., subject to review by Legal Services.

Carried

 

86 CUPE Mandate

 

It was moved by Mayor Pellegrini, seconded by Mayor Van Bynen that Council adopt the confidential direction to staff contained in the private report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services dated May 19, 2016.

Carried

 

Confirmatory Bylaw

 

87 Bylaw 2016-37

 

It was moved by Regional Councillor Spatafora, seconded by Regional Councillor Li that Council enact Bylaw No. 2016-37 to confirm the proceedings of this meeting of Council held on May 19, 2016.

 

The Council meeting adjourned at 9:55 a.m.

 

____________
Regional Clerk


Minutes confirmed and adopted at the meeting of Regional Council held on June 23, 2016.

 

____________
Regional Chair

 

 


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