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COUNCIL

 

OF

 

THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK

 

May 24, 2012

 

Regional Council met at 9:38 a.m. in the Council Chambers, York Region Administrative Centre, 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, with Regional Chair Fisch presiding.

 

 

The following were present at this Meeting:

 

Mayor:  Barrow, Bevilacqua, Emmerson, Grossi, Pellegrini, Scarpitti and Van Bynen 

           

Regional Councillor:  Heath, Hogg, Jones, Landon, Li, Rosati, Schulte,

Spatafora, Taylor and Wheeler

           

Staff:  Davidson, Hulton, Kurji, Llewellyn-Thomas, Macgregor, Mahoney, Hughes, Turner and Urbanski

 

 

103      DISCLOSURES

 

None

 

 

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104      REPORT

 

It was moved by Mayor Bevilacqua, seconded by Regional Councillor Jones that Council consider Report No. 1 of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and the Commissioner of Transportation and Community Planning.

Carried

 

 

105      PRIVATE SESSION

 

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

 

Report No. 1 of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and the Commissioner of Transportation and Community Planning, Private Presentation from the President, York Region Rapid Transit Corporation and Private Memorandum of the Regional Solicitor -- Bus Facility in Richmond Hill -- Solicitor-Client 

 

Private Report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and Private Presentation from the President, York Region Rapid Transit Corporation -- Settlement of Expropriation and Other Land and Business Arrangements Vaughan -- Land Acquisition

Carried

 

Council met in Private Session at 9:41 a.m. and reconvened in Council at 10:47 a.m.

 

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

Carried

 

106      Design-Build Contract for the York Region Transit/Viva Operations, Maintenance and Storage Facility -- Richmond Hill

 

It was moved by Mayor Barrow, seconded by Regional Councillor Spatafora, that Council:

 

1. Receive the Private Memorandum of the Regional Solicitor and the Private Presentation from the President, York Region Rapid Transit Corporation

 

2.  Adopt the recommendations in Report No. 1 of the Commissioner of Corporate Services and the Commissioner of Transportation and Community Planning, as amended, as follows:

 

1. The Commissioner of Corporate Services be authorized to award a design-build contract to the successful proponent in the request for proposals RFP-11-070-RT to design and construct an operations, maintenance and storage facility, located northeast of the intersection at 16th Avenue and Leslie Street, in the Town of Richmond Hill, the contract to be substantially in the form set out in the request for proposals, subject to:

 

a. The issuance of a post-closing addendum to the proponents whose financial envelopes were opened on May 14, 2012 that sets out a revised scope for the project; and

 

b. Confirmation that the Federal government, as per the provisions of the Canada Strategic Infrastructure Fund (CSIF) Contribution Agreement made as of March 11, 2011, agrees to the Region's request that up to 20% of the funding from other project components and prior savings under the Agreement, be reallocated to this project; and

 

c. The steps taken in subparagraphs a. and b. eliminating the project budget overrun.

 

2. Subject to recommendation 1, if required, the Commissioner of Corporate Services be authorized to issue, contemporaneously with the award, a Notice to Proceed to the successful proponent, for a limited scope and duration to allow for the successful proponent's mobilization and the commencement of earthworks on the site this summer, while the design-build contract is being finalized.

 

3. Subject to recommendation 1, the design-build contract awarded to the successful proponent, shall not exceed the guaranteed maximum price set forth in the successful proponent's response to the post-closing addendum.

 

4. Council approve the revised allocation of the CSIF -- FLOW budget for the Viva Operations, Maintenance and Storage facility as outlined in the Private Memorandum from the Regional Solicitor.

Carried

 

 

107      Settlement of Expropriation and Other Land and Business Arrangement Vaughan Metropolitan Centre

 

It was moved by Mayor Bevilacqua, seconded by Regional Councillor Rosati that Council receive the private presentation from the President, York Region Rapid Transit Corporation and adopt the recommendations in the Private Report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services, as follows:

 

1. Council authorize entering into Principles of Understanding and Minutes of Settlement with Calloway REIT (Sevenbridge) Inc. and the Toronto Transit Commission with respect to outstanding claims for compensation and associated business arrangements for the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension project and York Region Transit bus terminal at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, on the terms set out in this report.

 

2. Council approve the name "Smart!Centres Terminal - Vaughan Metropolitan Centre" for the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre bus terminal, for a term not to exceed 60 years.

 

3. Council authorize the acquisition of the following additional lands from Calloway REIT (Sevenbridge) Inc:

 

(a) Fee simple interest (surface) in Parts 12, 15, 19, 21, 31 and 33 on Plan YR1631750;

(b) Fee simple interest (surface and sub-surface) in Parts A, B and F on Attachment 1;

(c) Temporary easement in Parts C and G on Attachment 1; and

(d) Leasehold interest in Parts C and E on Attachment 1.

 

4. Council authorize the conveyance of the following surplus lands from the Region to Calloway REIT (Sevenbridge) Inc:

 

(a) Fee simple interest in Parts 24, 26 and 46 on Plan YR1631750; and

(b) Temporary easement in Parts 70, 71 and 79 on Plan YR1631750.

 

5. The Commissioner of Corporate Services be authorized to execute the Principles of Understanding and Minutes of Settlement in accordance with the terms set out in this report and execute all necessary documents to complete the transactions contemplated in this settlement.

 

6. Staff report back on the final capital budget for the construction of the terminal, including the reallocation of approved 2012 capital budget for the project

Carried

 

 

[The following link opens a .pdf file of the Bylaw]

 

108      CONFIRMATORY BYLAW

 

It was moved by Mayor Barrow, seconded by Regional Councillor Schulte that Council enact the following bylaw to confirm the proceedings of this meeting of Council.

 

Bylaw No. 2012-40      

To confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on May 24, 2012.

Carried

 

 

 

The Council meeting adjourned at 10:49 a.m.

                       

                       

                       

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Regional Clerk

           

           

Minutes confirmed and adopted at the meeting of Regional Council held on June 28, 2012.

           

           

           

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Regional Chair

 

           

 

 

 
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