THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK

 

 

REPORT NO. 3

OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

MEETING HELD ON OCTOBER 3, 2013

 

 

For Consideration by

The Council of The Regional Municipality of York

on October 17, 2013

 

 

The Committee of the Whole meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m. on October 3, 2013 with Regional Chair Fisch in the chair.

 

The following were also in attendance:

 

Members                     D. Barrow, G. Dawe, M. Di Biase, W. Emmerson, V. Hackson, J. Heath, B. Hogg, J. Jones, G. Landon, J. Li, S. Pellegrini, G. Rosati, F. Scarpitti, D. Schulte, V. Spatafora, J. Taylor, T. Van Bynen, D. Wheeler

 

Staff                            D. Basso, L. Bigioni, P. Bottomley, P. Casey, A. Carroll, L. Cheah, L. Gonsalves, D. Horner, B. Hughes, D. Kelly, Dr. K. Kurji, R. Leary, D. Lindeblom, B. Macgregor, J. Mitchell, S. Patterson, G. Szobel, R. Takagi, B. Titherington, A. Urbanski, K. Whitney, E. Wilson

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Transportation Services Items

 

Community and Health Services Items

 

Planning and Economic Development Items

 

Private Session

 

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

 

1.            POTENTIAL CASINO IN VAUGHAN

 

The Committee of the Whole considered the following deputation requests:

 

a)      Franca Stirpe, Vaughan resident, dated September 11, 2013

 

b)      Belle Yuan, Vaughan resident, dated September 23, 2013

 

c)       Sandra Yeung Racco, Councillor, Ward 4, City of Vaughan, dated September 23, 2013

 

d)      Mario G. Racco, Vaughan resident, dated September 23, 2013

 

e)      Andrea Hatzis, Vaughan resident, dated September 25, 2013

 

f)        Rose Savage, Vaughan resident, dated September 26, 2013

 

g)      Rossana Burgos, Vaughan resident, dated September 30, 2013

 

h)      Lynn Wallace, Chair, Government Relations Committee, Vaughan Chamber of Commerce, dated October 2, 2013

 

i)        Mike Yorke, Carpenters Local 27, dated October 2, 2013

 

j)        Shernett Martin, Vaughan resident, dated October 2, 2013

 

k)       Frank Greco, Vaughan resident, dated October 3, 2013.

 

 

Committee of the Whole recommends deferral of the deputations until the later of November 2013 or after the Council of the City of Vaughan makes a final decision on this matter.

 


TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

 

Mayor Emmerson chaired the Transportation Services section of Committee of the Whole.

 

 

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

 

2.            COMMUNICATIONS - TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1.       Receipt of the communication from Richard J. Leary, Acting Commissioner of Transportation and Community Planning, dated September 19, 2013 regarding 'August 2013 York Region Transit (YRT/VIVA) Ridership Statistics'.

 

 

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

 

3.            AWARD OF RFP P-13-37 FOR CO-ORDINATED STREET FURNITURE WITH ADVERTISING AT YORK REGION TRANSIT (YRT/VIVA) FACILITIES

 

4.            NASHVILLE ROAD TRUCK RESTRICTION, CITY OF VAUGHAN       

   

5.            vivaNext Traffic Control Signal Installations, Various Locations

 

6.            Regional Road Assumption Policy Update

 


COMMUNITY AND HEALTH SERVICES

 

Regional Councillor Heath chaired the Community and Health Services section of Committee of the Whole.

 

 

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

 

7.            COMMUNICATIONS - COMMUNITY & HEALTH SERVICES

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1.       Receipt of the communication from Adelina Urbanski, Commissioner of Community and Health Services, dated October 3, 3013 regarding 'Changes to the Implementation Dates for the New Provincial Social Assistance Technology'.

2.       Receipt of the communication from Adelina Urbanski, Commissioner of Community and Health Services, dated October 3, 2013 regarding 'National Housing Day November 22, 2013'.

3.       Receipt of the communication from Adelina Urbanski, Commissioner of Community and Health Services, dated October 3, 3013 regarding 'York Region Health and Wellbeing at a Glance, October 2013'.

 

 

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

 

8.            York Region's Draft 10-Year Housing Plan and Implementation of the Affordable Housing Components of the Regional Official Plan [3.1MB]

  

9.            Provincial Directions and their Implications for the Community and Health Services Department

  

10.        Housing Provider Asset Management Activity

  

11.        Ontario Child Care Management System Contract Renewal 

 

12.        School Travel Planning in York Region 

 

13.        Human Services Planning Board 

 

14.        York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee

  

 

PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

Regional Councillor Taylor chaired the Planning and Economic Development section of Committee of the Whole.

 

 

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

 

15.        Communications PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

Committee of the Whole recommends:

 

1.       Receipt of the communication from Valerie Shuttleworth, Director, Long Range Planning, dated October 3, 2013 regarding 'Application for Places to Grow Implementation Fund'.

 

 

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

 

16.        The Woodbridge Centre Secondary Plan 

 

17.        Thornhill Centre Street Area Land Use Plan Modifications 

 

18.        Amendment No. 207 to the City of Markham Official Plan 1 Steelcase Road

 

19.        GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT MID-YEAR REVIEW 2013 [2.4MB] 

 

20.        Amendment 5 to the York Region Official Plan, 2010
Source Water Protection - Recommendation to Adopt
   

 

21.        York Small Business Enterprise Centre 2013 Summer Company Update

                        

 

OTHER BUSINESS

           

 

22.        International day of the girl child october 11, 2013

 

Committee of the Whole recommends that Regional Council recognize 'International Day of the Girl Child' on October 11, 2013 and that letters of recognition be sent to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and to the Minister of Status of Women in Canada in advance of the October 17, 2013 Council meeting. 

 

 

PRIVATE SESSION

 

 

Committee of the Whole resolved into private session at 12:13 p.m. to consider the following:

 

 

23.        Belinda's Place Update Security of Municipal Property

 

 

Committee of the Whole resumed in public session at 12:16 p.m. The Committee's recommendation will be forwarded for consideration at Council's private session on October 17, 2013.

 

 

 

The Committee of the Whole meeting adjourned at 12:17 p.m.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

October 3, 2013                                                                                       B. Fisch

Newmarket, Ontario                                                                                 Regional Chair

 

 

D. Kelly

(905) 830-4444 x1300

 

 
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