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York Region Rapid Transit Corporation
Board of Directors
Minutes of the
Board Meeting Held on June 16, 2016

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The Board of Directors of York Region Rapid Transit Corporation met at 1:16 p.m. in Committee Room A, Regional Administrative Centre, 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, Ontario. Mayor Scarpitti chaired the meeting.


Directors present:

Mayor Scarpitti, Chair
Mayor Bevilacqua, Vice-Chair
Regional Chair Emmerson
Mayor Barrow
Regional Councillor Jones
Regional Councillor Spatafora
Mayor Van Bynen


D. Albers, M. Cheong, P. May, C. Ryall, C. Slattery, M.F. Turner
Regional Staff:   D. Basso, P. Casey, P. Duggan, B. Hughes, J. Hulton,
D. Kostopoulos, B. Macgregor, D. Miles, C. Raynor, M. Shatil


Disclosures of Interest




16-16     Minutes of the Board Meeting held on May 12, 2016


It was moved by Regional Councillor Spatafora and seconded by Regional Chair Emmerson that the Board confirm the Minutes of the May 12, 2016 meeting of the Board of Directors of York Region Rapid Transit Corporation with an amendment to Item 16-10 to clarify that some subway cost information may not be available to share, which was Carried.


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16-17     Delegation of Authority – York Region Rapid Transit Corporation


Ms. M-F. Turner, President, York Region Rapid Transit Corporation, presented information related to the proposed delegation of certain authorities related to the SmartREIT Terminal in Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, Millway Avenue and Cornell Bus Terminal projects.


A report of the President, dated June 16, 2016, was presented recommending that:

1. The Board seek Regional Council’s approval authorizing York Region Rapid Transit Corporation to undertake all project management steps to execute all agreements, arrangements and memorandums of understanding (including amendments thereto) related to the following funded rapid transit projects: (i) SmartREIT Terminal - Vaughan Metropolitan Centre (VMC), (ii) Millway Avenue, and (iii) the Cornell Bus Terminal, including without limitation, managing the completion of design and engineering work, securing site plan approvals, undertaking required procurement processes and awarding and executing the contracts, administering the contracts, and such other steps necessary or ancillary thereto.

2. The Board seek Regional Council’s authorization to permit, subject to applicable legislation, York Region Rapid Transit Corporation to act as the Region’s duly authorized agent in undertaking the project management steps set forth in recommendation 1 of this Report.

It was moved by Mayor Bevilacqua and seconded by Mayor Barrow that the foregoing presentation be received and that the foregoing recommendations be adopted, which was Carried.


16-18     Other Business


There was brief discussion on the Yonge Street rapidway and discussions with the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority.


16-19     Private Session


The Board resolved in private session from 1:21 p.m. to 2:48 p.m.

There being no further business, the Board adjourned at 2:48 p.m.



Mayor Scarpitti, Chair



Christopher Raynor, Assistant Secretary




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