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REVISED
 

 

THE REGIONAL MUNICPALITY OF YORK

 

REPORT NO. 2

OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

MEETING HELD ON SEPTEMBER 19, 2013

 

For Consideration by

The Council of The Regional Municipality of York

on September 26, 2013

 

 

 

 

The Committee of the Whole meeting was called to order at 9:33 a.m. on September 19, 2013 with Regional Chair Fisch in the chair.

 

The following were also in attendance:

 

Members        

D. Barrow, M. Bevilacqua, G. Dawe, M. Di Biase, W. Emmerson, R. Grossi, V. Hackson, J. Heath, J. Jones, G. Landon, J. Li, S. Pellegrini, D. Schulte, V. Spatafora, J. Taylor, T. Van Bynen, D. Wheeler

 

Staff   

D. Basso, L. Bigioni, B. Bloxam, P. Casey, L. Cugalj, J. Davidson, B. Hughes, J. Hulton, D. Kelly, D. Kostopoulos, D. Kuzmyk, R. Leary, B. Macgregor, E. Mahoney, W. Marshall, R. Masad, L. McDowell, K. Strueby, G. Szobel, B. Titherington, E. Wilson, K. Whitney

 

 

 

 


STATUTORY PUBLIC MEETING

 

 

[The following links open .pdf files of the Deputation and Communication]

 

1.            DEVELOPMENT CHARGES COMPLAINT HEARING

 

Committee of the Whole held a public hearing on September 19, 2013, pursuant to the Development Charges Act, to consider a complaint regarding Development Charges payable by H&W Development Corp., Condominium Development at South Town Centre Blvd. & Clegg Road, City of Markham and recommends:

 

1.       Receipt of the deputation by John Mascarin, Aird & Berlis

 

2.       Receipt of the communication from John Mascarin, Aird & Berlis, dated March 22, 2013

 

(see also Clause 3)

 

 

REGULAR MEETING

 

 

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

 

 

[The following links open .pdf files of the Deputations]

 

2.            2012 DEVELOPMENT CHARGE BYLAW DEVELOPMENT CHARGE PREPAYMENT AGREEMENTS REQUESTS FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1.       Receipt of the following deputations:

 

a)   Antonio Conte, Solicitor, A. Conte Professional Corporation, Barrister and Solicitor, regarding Briarwood Estates

 

b)   Clay Leibel regarding Forest Bay Homes

 

c)   Stephen Hunt, Prinicipal, Hunt Design Associates Inc. regarding Mekara Investments

 

d)   Olivia Muzzo, Pemberton Group, regarding Tralee Development Inc.

 

e)   Michael Larkin, Larkin & Associates regarding Ardree Management Inc.

 

f)    Gennaro DiSanto, President, 2149629 Ontario Inc., regarding Genview Homes

 

g)   Barry A. Horosko, Brattys LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, regarding Allegra on Woodstream Inc.

 

h)   Anthony J. Potestio, Potestio Law, regarding Maple Lane Lands & Development Co. Ltd., Subdivision Coon's Road, Richmond Hill

 

(see also Clause 4)

 

 

PRIVATE SESSION

 

Committee of the Whole resolved into private session at 11:24 a.m. to consider the following:

 

1. Development Charge Complaint, Development Charge Rates for H&W Development Corp., City of Markham Solicitor-Client Privilege and Potential Litigation

 

2. 2012 Development Charge By-law Development Charge Prepayment Agreements Requests for Special Consideration Solicitor-Client Privilege

 

Regional Chair Fisch chaired the Private Session of Committee of the Whole.

 

Committee of the Whole recessed at 12:20 p.m.

 

Committee of the Whole resumed in public session at 1 p.m. to further consider the two items referred to above and the remainder of the items on its agenda.

 

3.         DEVELOPMENT CHARGES COMPLAINT HEARING (continued)

 

Gabe Szobel, Senior Counsel addressed Committee regarding the Development Charges Complaint.

 

John Mascarin responded on behalf of H&W Development Corp.

 

Committee of the Whole concluded the public hearing regarding development charge rates payable by H&W Development Corp. and recommends adoption of the recommendations contained in the private report dated August 22, 2013 from the Commissioner of Finance, as follows:

  

1.    Council dismiss the Development Charge Complaint lodged by H & W Development Corp.

 

2.       Council authorize staff to defend the dismissal of the Development Charge Complaint at the Ontario Municipal Board should H & W Development Corp. appeal Council's decision.

 

Council authorize the Commissioner of Finance to settle the Development Charge Complaint and execute Minutes of Settlement if appropriate.

 

(See also Clause 1)

 

The Committee's recommendations will be forwarded for consideration to Council's Private Session on September 26, 2013.

 

 

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION (continued)

 

Mayor Barrow chaired the Finance and Administration section of Committee of the Whole.

 

 

[The following links open .pdf files of the Reports including Attachments and of the Communications]

 

4.            2012 DEVELOPMENT CHARGE BYLAW DEVELOPMENT CHARGE PREPAYMENT AGREEMENTS REQUESTS FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION 

         (continued)
 

Communications:

  

a)      Antonio Conte, Solicitor, A. Conte Professional Corporation, Barrister and Solicitor, dated July 5, 2013 regarding Briarwood Estates

 

b)      Joseph Martinello, Martinello & Associates, dated August 21, 2013 regarding Gladebrook Developments Inc.

 

c)       Anthony J. Potestio, Potestio Law, dated September 17, 2013 regarding Maple Lane Lands & Development Co. Ltd., Subdivision Coon's Road, Richmond Hill

 

d)      Olivia Muzzo, Pemberton Group, dated September 18, 2013 regarding Tralee Development Inc.

 

e)   Barry A. Horosko, Brattys LLP, Barristers and Solicitors, dated September 18, 2013 regarding Allegra on Woodstream Inc.

 

f)    Patrick O'Hanlon, President, Kylemore Communities, dated September 18, 2013 regarding Kylemore Communities (West Village) Ltd./Angus Glen Village Ltd.

 

(See also Clause 2)

 

 

[The following links open .pdf files of the Communications] 

 

5.            COMMUNICATIONS FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1.       Receipt of the communication from the Honourable Linda Jeffrey, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated August 1, 2013 regarding 'Regional Council Representation'

 

2.       Receipt of the following communications regarding 'Region of York Consolidated Fire Services':

 

a)      John D. Leach, Director of Customer and Legislative Services/Town Clerk, Town of Aurora, dated March 27, 2013

 

b)      Lisa Lyons, Deputy Clerk, Town of Newmarket, dated April 2, 2013                                          

 

c)       Jeffrey A. Abrams, City Clerk, City of Vaughan, dated April 29, 2013

 

d)      Yvonne Aubichon, Town Clerk, Town of Georgina, dated May 9, 2013

 

e)      Donna McLarty, Town Clerk, Town of Richmond Hill, dated May 31, 2013

 

f)        Fernando Lamanna, Town Clerk, Town of East Gwillimbury, dated June 20, 2013

 

g)      Kimberley Kitteringham, City Clerk, City of Markham, dated August 19, 2013

 

 

[The following links open .pdf files of the Reports including Attachments]

 

6.          CONTRACT AWARDS REPORT JANUARY 1, 2013 - MARCH 31, 2013 

 

7.          APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL TO EXPROPRIATE WIDENING AND RECONSTRUCTION OF BAYVIEW AVENUE, TOWN OF RICHMOND HILL 

 

8.          APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL TO EXPROPRIATE DAVIS DRIVE (D1) VIVANEXT PROJECT 90991, TOWN OF NEWMARKET 

 

9.           APPROVAL TO EXPROPRIATE LANDS RAVENSHOE ROAD, UMPHREY AND UDORA BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS, TOWN OF GEORGINA

  

10.        DEVELOPMENT CHARGE COMPLAINT OMB HEARING OUTCOME W.J. SHANAHAN LIMITED AUTOMOTIVE DEALERSHIP

  

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

 

Regional Councillor Spatafors chaired the Environmental Services section of Committee of the Whole.

 

 

[The following links open .pdf files of the Communications]

 

11.    COMMUNICATIONS - ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES 

  

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1.       Receipt of the communication from Barbara A. McEwan, Deputy City Clerk, City of Vaughan, dated July 2, 2013 regarding 'Council Reserve Capacity, City-Wide, Vaughan'

 

2.       Receipt and referral to staff of the communication from Barbara A. McEwan, Deputy City Clerk, City of Vaughan, dated July 2, 2013 regarding 'Site Development, File DA.13.027, Regional Municipality of York, Ward 1 Vicinity of Teston Road and Bathurst Street'

 

3.       Receipt of the communication from Erin Mahoney, Commissioner of Environmental Services, dated September 19, 2013 regarding 'York Region 2012 Waste Diversion Report' [5.5MB]

 

4.       Receipt of the communication from Erin Mahoney, Commissioner of Environmental Services, dated September 19, 2013 regarding 'Forest Conservation Bylaw Consultation Update'

 

5.       Receipt of the communication from Clifford Curtis, Commissioner of Works, Durham Region, dated September 4, 2013 regarding 'Recognition of Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant'

 

6.       Receipt and referral to staff of the communication from Susan Self, Chair, CTC Source Water Protection Committee, dated August 23, 2013 regarding 'CTC Source Water Protection Program Update'

 

7.       Receipt of the communication from Kathy Stranks, Manager, Corporate Secretariat, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, dated July 31, 2013 regarding 'Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Headwater Drainage Feature Guidelines'

 

8.       Receipt and referral to staff of the communication from Kathy Stranks, Manager, Corporate Secretariat, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, dated August 6, 2013 regarding 'Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Flood Management for the July 8 Severe Weather Event

 

 

[The following links open .pdf files of the Reports including Attachments and Presentations]

 

12.        ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES ANNUAL ENERGY COST ANALYSIS AND GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS REDUCTION PLAN 

 

13.        FINALIZATION OF SM4RT LIVING INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT MASTER PLAN AND IMPLEMENTATION PLAN [5.8MB] 

 

14.         REVIEW OF BILL 91, PROPOSED WASTE REDUCTION ACT, 2013 

 

15.        FOREST CONSERVATION BYLAW SPECIAL PERMIT 17391 WOODBINE AVENUE, TOWN OF WHITCHURCH-STOUFFVILLE

  

16.        CONSULTANT SELECTION FOR THE 2015 WATER AND WASTEWATER MASTER PLAN UPDATE

 

17.       PRESENTATION

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1. Deferral of the presentation by Daniel Kostopoulos, Director, Capital Planning and Delivery, regarding 'Energy From Waste and Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant Update' to the October 10, 2013 Committee of the Whole meeting.

 

 

18.       OTHER BUSINESS

 

Committee of the Whole recommends deferral of the following private reports to Council's Private Session on September 26, 2013:

 

1. Acquisition of Land for Municipal Purposes, Newmarket Land Acquisition

 

2. Residual Waste Management Potential Litigation

 

 

The Committee of the Whole meeting adjourned at 3:13 p.m.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

September 19, 2013                                                                                       B. Fisch

Newmarket, Ontario                                                                                        Regional Chair

 

 

D. Kelly

(905) 830-4444 x1300

 

 

 
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