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THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK

 

 

 

REPORT NO. 5

OF THE REGIONAL

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE

MEETING HELD ON MAY 2, 2013

 

 

 

For Consideration by

The Council of The Regional Municipality of York

on May 16, 2013

 

 

 

 

Vice Chair:        Mayor T. Van Bynen

 

Members:          Mayor G. Dawe

Mayor W. Emmerson

Mayor R. Grossi

Mayor V. Hackson

Mayor S. Pellegrini

Regional Chair B. Fisch (ex officio)

 

Also Present:     Regional Councillor D. Schulte

 

Staff Present:    D. Basso, P. Casey, L. Cheah, J. Davidson, E. Hankins, B. Hughes,

J. Hulton, D. Kelly, K. Llewellyn-Thomas, B. Macgregor,  W. Marshall,

K. Strueby, M F Turner

 

 

The Finance and Administration Committee began its meeting at 9:05 a.m. on May 2, 2013.

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

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1  2012 ANNUAL INVESTMENT REPORT [3.3MB]

 

2  ADJUSTING AND LEGAL SERVICES FOR INSURABLE CLAIMS

 

3  DEVELOPMENT CHARGE CREDIT REQUEST - DOVCOM REALTY INC. - MAJOR MACKENZIE DRIVE AND STRICKER AVENUE, CITY OF MARKHAM

 

4  DEVELOPMENT CHARGE CREDIT REQUEST - HOOVER THIRTY DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED - HOOVER PARK DRIVE AND YORK-DURHAM LINE, TOWN OF WHITCHURCH-STOUFFVILLE

 

5  DEVELOPMENT CHARGE CREDIT REQUEST - CORNELL ROUGE DEVELOPMENT CORP. - DONALD COUSENS PARKWAY AND RIVERLANDS AVENUE, CITY OF MARKHAM

 

6  DEVELOPMENT CHARGE CREDIT REQUEST - LASSETER DEVELOPMENTS INC. - MAJOR MACKENZIE DRIVE AND MCCOWAN ROAD, CITY OF MARKHAM

 

7  APPROVAL TO ABANDON EXPROPRIATED LAND - HIGHWAY 7 EAST (H3), VIVANEXT PROJECT 90991, TOWN OF RICHMOND HILL

 

8  APPROVAL TO EXPROPRIATE LANDS - HIGHWAY 7 WEST (H2 VMC EXTENDED), VIVANEXT PROJECT 90991, CITY OF VAUGHAN

 

9  METROLINX INVESTMENT STRATEGY SHORT LIST OF REVENUE TOOLS [6.8MB]

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10 UPDATE - COMMITTEE PROCEEDINGS

 

The Finance and Administration Committee advises Council of the following matters having been considered by the Finance and Administration Committee with the following action.

 

 

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COMMUNICATION

 

1. Ingrid Hebel, Acting Executive Director, The Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board, April 11, 2013, forwarding a report entitled 'York Regional Police Training & Education Facility Update', adopted at the Regional Municipality of York Police Services Board meeting on March 27, 2013.

 

Receive presentation from Police Chief Joliffe and Deputy Police Chief Carrique and recommend approval of the proposed construction of a Training and Education Facility on the Regional lands at 80 and 90 Earl Bales Drive, East Gwillimbury, containing approximately 11.6 acres.

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

2. Regional Council Representation

 

Regional Chair Fisch indicated that he would be asking that the motion moved by Mayor Bevilacqua on October 18, 2012 to request an additional Council Member from the City of Vaughan, which was deferred until after a Council Education Session on April 25, 2013, be placed on the Council Agenda for May 16, 2013.

 

3. Renaming of Highway 7

 

Regional Chair Fisch indicated that there have been further discussions relating to the renaming of Highway 7 and that this matter would be coming back to Committee and Council in the near future.

 

4. Funeral Directors of York Region

 

Committee was informed that the recent funding request from the Funeral Directors of York Region has been referred to the Commissioner of Community Services and Housing.

 

5. Gift of Life

 

Mayor Emmerson indicated that he planned to bring information about the recent 'Gift of Life" community challenge to Council's attention at the May 16, 2013 meeting.

 

6. Parking Fees at Hospitals

 

The matter of parking fees at hospitals is being referred to the respective hospital boards.

 

 

11        PRIVATE SESSION

 

The Committee resolved into private session at 10:48 a.m. to consider the following:

 

1. Private Report of the Commissioner of Corporate Services Lease Extension for Office Space - City of Vaughan Land Acquisition

 

The Committee resumed in public session at 10:50 a.m. and recommended that the recommendations in the private report be adopted.

 

 

The Finance and Administration Committee adjourned its meeting at 10:51 a.m.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

May 2, 2013                                                                                                    D. Barrow

Newmarket, Ontario                                                                                        Chair

 

(Report No. 5 of the Finance and Administration Committee was adopted without amendment, by the Council of The Regional Municipality of York at its meeting on May 16, 2013.)

 

 
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