Agenda
City Council
The Corporation of the City of Brampton

Meeting #:
Date:
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Location:
Council Chambers - 4th Floor, City Hall - Webex Electronic Meeting
Members:
  • Mayor Patrick Brown
  • Regional Councillor R. Santos
  • Regional Councillor P. Vicente
  • Regional Councillor M. Palleschi
  • Regional Councillor M. Medeiros
  • Regional Councillor P. Fortini
  • Regional Councillor G. Dhillon
  • City Councillor D. Whillans
  • City Councillor J. Bowman
  • City Councillor C. Williams
  • City Councillor H. Singh

 

 

 

 

 

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Note: The City Clerk will conduct a roll call at the start of the meeting.

Note: This agenda item will be distributed prior to the meeting.

In keeping with Council Resolution C019-2021, agenda items will no longer be pre-marked for Consent Motion approval. The Meeting Chair will review the relevant agenda items during this section of the meeting to allow Members to identify agenda items for debate and consideration, with the balance to be approved as part of the Consent Motion given the items are generally deemed to be routine and non-controversial.

a) National Volunteer Week – April 24-30, 2022


b) Human Values Day – April 24, 2022


c) Gujarat Day – May 1, 2022


d) National Youth Week – May 1-7, 2022

See Item 12.3 – Committee of Council Recommendation CW168-2022 – April 13, 2022 and By-law ___-2022


Note: Notice regarding this matter was given on the City's website on April 13, 2022

See Item 12.3 (Committee of Council Recommendation CW162-2022 – April 13, 2022) and Item 13.2 (Community Safety Advisory Committee Recommendation BCS005-2022 – March 24, 2022) – Establishment of a Road Safety Committee

Note: Referred from the Committee of Council Meeting of April 13, 2022, pursuant to Recommendation CW165-2022, as follows:

CW165-2022

That the following items be referred to April 20, 2022 City Council meeting:

6.3. Delegation from Sheeraz Shah and Irfan Siddiqui, Founder, Brampton Fashion Week, re: Brampton Fashion Week Grant and Venue

10.3.2. Discussion Item at the request of Regional Councillor Dhillon re: Brampton Fashion Week Grant and Venue


See Item 13.3

Note: This agenda item will be distributed prior to the meeting.

To be received (the recommendations outlined in the minutes were approved by Council on April 6, 2022, pursuant to Resolution C091-2022.

Meeting Chairs:

Regional Councillor Santos, Community Services Section

City Councillor Bowman, Legislative Services Section

Regional Councillor Medeiros, Economic Development Section

City Councillor Singh, Corporate Services Section

Regional Councillor Vicente, Public Works and Engineering Section


To be approved


Note: The minutes will be provided for receipt at the Council Meeting of May 4, 2022.

Note: Deferred from the Council Meeting of April 6, 2022, pursuant to Resolution C086-2022, as follows:

C086-2022

That the staff update re. Government Relations Matters, to the Council Meeting of April 6, 2022, be received; and 

That the following motion be deferred to the April 20, 2022 meeting of Council:

Moved by Regional Councillor Vicente
Seconded by City Councillor Whillans

WHEREAS the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) represents the interests of member municipalities on policy and program matters that fall within federal jurisdiction;

WHEREAS FCM’s Board of Directors is comprised of elected municipal officials from all regions and sizes of communities to form a broad base of support and provide FCM with the united voice required to carry the municipal message to the federal government; and

WHEREAS FCM’s hybrid Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held June 2 to 5, 2022, during which time the Annual General Meeting will be held, followed by the election of FCM’s Board of Directors;

BE IT RESOLVED that Council of the City of Brampton endorse Councillor Rowena Santos (and any other interested member of council) to stand for election on FCM’s Board of Directors for the period starting in June 2022 and ending (INDICATE END DATE - must be at minimum until June 2023); and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Council assumes all costs associated with Councillor Rowena Santos attending FCM’s Board of Directors meetings.


See Item 14.2

Note: Referred from the Committee of Council Meeting of April 13, 2022, pursuant to Recommendation CW162-2022, outlined in part as follows:

CW162-2022

To Refer the following item to the April 20, 2022 City Council meeting:

8.3.1. Minutes – Brampton Community Safety Advisory Committee – March 24, 2022


To be approved

Note: Referred from the Committee of Council Meeting of April 13, 2022, pursuant to Recommendation CW165-2022, as follows:

CW165-2022

That the following items be referred to April 20, 2022 City Council meeting:

6.3. Delegation from Sheeraz Shah and Irfan Siddiqui, Founder, Brampton Fashion Week, re: Brampton Fashion Week Grant and Venue

10.3.2. Discussion Item at the request of Regional Councillor Dhillon re: Brampton Fashion Week Grant and Venue


See Item 7.3

1. Clark A. Somerville, Regional and Local Councillor Halton Hills and Halton Region, President Emeritus of FCM (2016/2017), dated April 11, 2022; 


2. Rory Nisan, City and Regional Councillor, Ward 3, City of Burlington, dated April 11, 2022;


3. Diana Huson, Regional Councillor for the Town of Pelham, Directly elected to the Region of Niagara, dated April 10, 2022;


4. Tina Comi, former Councillor, Town of Collingwood, dated April 13, 2022


See Item 13.1

Moved by City Councillor Williams 
Seconded by Mayor Patrick Brown


WHEREAS Brampton City Council unanimously passed a motion to rename Dixie 407 Sports Park to Emancipation Park in honour of the abolition of slavery, acknowledge the past and reiterate a position of solidarity with Brampton’s Black community


WHEREAS the Pan African flag (Red, Black and Green) is over 100 years old and represents everyone from the African diaspora and anyone who identifies with being of African descent


WHEREAS Brampton is home to Emancipation Park, part of a network of only 4 Emancipation Parks globally, and a permanent flag pole would represents the significance and identity of the space


WHEREAS Emancipation Park is a part of the Emancipation Month strategy to create spaces across Canada that will tell the incredible and heroic story of freedom and the constant pursuit to eliminate racism everywhere


WHEREAS August 1 is Emancipation Day and August is Emancipation Month in Brampton and during this month there are numerous occasions that the Pan African flag should be raised during celebrations and observation in the space of Emancipation Park


WHEREAS The City of Brampton hosts and has approved a number of monuments and structures recognizing the historic events impacting residents of various faiths and community groups choosing to make Brampton their home


WHEREAS the Emancipation Park Committee is planning an Emancipation Cup Soccer tournament in summer of 2022 featuring teams from across Canada, and it would be appropriate to have the flag raised during the beginning of the event to commemorate justice, freedom and equality


THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: 


THAT staff investigate the feasibility of installing permanent a flag pole in Emancipation Park; including the potential to require additional flag poles to accommodate the Canadian, Provincial and Municipal flags according to proper flag pole etiquette


THAT the report returns to Council in a timeframe that would allow for the installation of the flag pole(s) for Emancipation Month in August 2022 and the Emancipation Cup Soccer tournament scheduled to take place in summer of 2022 (date to be confirmed)

Note: In accordance with the Procedure By-law and Council Resolution, the Referred Matters List will be published quarterly on a meeting agenda for reference and consideration. A copy of the current Referred Matters List for Council and its committees, including original and updated reporting dates, is publicly available on the City’s website.

15 Minute Limit (regarding any decision made at this meeting)


During the meeting, the public may submit questions regarding decisions made at the meeting via email to the City Clerk at cityclerksoffice@brampton.ca, to be introduced during the Public Question Period section of the meeting.

18.

See Item 12.3 – Committee of Council Recommendation CW168-2022 – April 13, 2022, and Item 7.1

See Item 12.3 – Committee of Council Recommendation CW176-2022 – April 13, 2022

Note: A separate package regarding this agenda item is provided to Members of Council and senior staff only.

19.1
Closed Session Minutes - Brampton Environment Advisory Committee - April 5, 2022
 

19.2
Closed Session Minutes - City Council - April 6, 2022
 

19.3
Closed Session Minutes - Committee of Council - April 13, 2022
 

19.4
Open Session meeting exception under Section 239 (2) (c) and (k) of the Municipal Act, 2001:
 

A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board; and a position, plan, procedure, criteria or instruction to be applied to any negotiations carried on or to be carried on by or on behalf of the municipality or local board.

19.5
Open Session meeting exception under Section 239 (2) (e) of the Municipal Act, 2001:
 

Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality. 

19.6
Open Session meeting exception under Section 239 (2) (f) and (k) of the Municipal Act, 2001:
 

Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose; and, a position, plan, procedure, criteria or instruction to be applied to any negotiations carried on or to be carried on by or on behalf of the municipality or local board.

Next Meetings:


Wednesday, May 4, 2022 – 9:30 a.m.


Wednesday, May 18, 2022 – 9:30 a.m.

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