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October 24, 2013


Regional Council met at 9:32 a.m. in the Seminar Room, York Region Administrative Centre, 17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket, with Regional Chair Fisch presiding.


The following were present at this meeting:



Mayor:                          Bevilacqua, Dawe, Scarpitti and Van Bynen 


Regional Councillor:        Heath, Landon, Li, Rosati, Schulte, Spatafora, Taylor and Wheeler


Staff:                            Basso, Hughes, Hulton, Leary, Macgregor and Mahoney




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145      MOTION


It was moved by Mayor Bevilacqua, seconded by Mayor Scarpitti that:


1. Council receive the email from Jennifer Franks, Senior Policy Advisor, Province of Ontario containing Ontario Regulation 279/13 which permits York Region to exercise its powers under section 218 of the Municipal Act to change the size of its council by increasing the number of members from The Corporation of the City of Vaughan from four to five.


2. The Regional Clerk forward a copy of this email and Regulation and the previous report to Council from the Chief Administrative Officer, dated September 10, 2012, to the local municipalities with a request that they provide their consent, by December 18, 2013, to a bylaw changing the composition and size of Regional Council by increasing the number of members from The Corporation of the City of Vaughan from four to five.


3. Regional Council schedule a public meeting at 9:30 a.m. on December 19, 2013 for the purpose of considering this bylaw.


4. Staff publish notice of Council's intention to pass the bylaw.


            Carried Unanimously


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


Bylaw No. 2013-85      

To confirm the proceedings of Council at its meeting held on October 24, 2013.




The Council meeting adjourned at 9:38 a.m.









Regional Clerk



Minutes to be confirmed and adopted at the meeting of Regional Council held on November 21, 2013.






Regional Chair

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