Board Meeting


Meeting Info

Date:Tuesday, January 11, 2000
Start Time:1:00 P.M.
Location:Council Chamber, North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street
Meeting No:1978
  • Agenda
  • Meeting Minutes

Declaration Of Interest 

 

Minutes Of The Previous Meetings

  • Meeting No. 1776 - December 8, 1999
  • Meeting No. 1777 - December 17, 1999

Business Arising Out Of Minutes

Nil

Commissioners Correspondence

CC-1 - Chair Howard Moscoe

Deputations

  • 2:00 p.m.

Items Deferred From Last Meeting To Permit Debate/Public Presentations

    Presentations

    GTA Transit Usage Survey Results

  1. Award of Merit - Operator Peter Pimenta
  2. Procurement Matters

  3. Procurement Authorization Comstock Bus Garage Supply of UWE Bus Retrofit Equipment Contact E4-3 Purchase Order Amendment
  4. Procurement Authorization Key Station Accessibility Davisville Station Contract S45-3
  5. Procurement Authorization Sheppard Subway Traction Power Installation Contract SH-00-P06
  6. Procurement Authorization Comstock Bus Garage Facility Contract E4-1 
  7. Supply and Installation of Dust/Fume Extractor System in D.W. Harvey Shops
  8. Procurement Authorization Sheppard Subway Supply of Uninterruptible Power Supplies, Static Inverters and Automatic Transfer Switches Contract SH-00-P07
  9. Purchase of Rear Brake Drums
  10. Procurement Authorization Supply of Photo ID Cards for Adults, Students and Senior Citizens
  11. Other Business

  12. Internal Audit Report (September 1999 – December 1999)
  13. Post-Implementation Review of "Transit-First" Traffic Management Plan
  14. 510 Spadina: Closure of the Remaining Unsignalized Opening at Baldwin Street
  15. SRT Reliability Update
  16. Streetcar Watch Program Progress Report #2
  17. Summary of Authorized Expenditures for the Period October 31, 1999 to November 27, 1999
  18. Request for Travel – Queen’s University Executive Program
  19. Request for Travel – Subway Operations Track and Structure Maintenance and Engineering
  20. Wheel-Trans Prebook Service Usage Policy
  21. GTA Wheel-Trans Specialized Transit Inventory
  22. Outstanding Items List
  23. Staff Response to Commission Inquiries
    • York Mills Station Commemorative Quilt Update
    • Suggestion to Change Weekday Start Time of Day Pass From 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  24. Correspondence – See Attached
  25. New Business
    • Committee of the Whole Resolution

A meeting of the Toronto Transit Commission was held in Committee Room 2, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario on Wednesday, January 12, 2000 commencing at 1:10 p.m.

Present - Committee of the Whole

H. Moscoe (Chair), R. Davis (Vice-Chair), D. Miller, B. Kinahan, B. Ashton, C. Korwin-Kuczynski, and J. Mihevc (Commissioners), R. Ducharme (Chief General Manager), V. Rodo (General Manager – Executive & General Secretary), G. Webster (General Manager – Operations), T. Middlebrook (Chief Engineer - Engineering & Construction), L. Hilborn (Deputy General Manager - Corporate), M. Roche (Chief Financial Officer), B. Leck (General Counsel), A. Priede (Manager – Human Resources), M. Walker (Chief Security Officer), A. Chocorlan (Manager - Materials and Procurement), M. Stambler (Manager – Service Planning), R. Brent (Chief Marketing Officer), W. Buffett (Assistant General Secretary) and F. Stanois (Coordinator – Secretariat Services) were present.

H. Moscoe was in the Chair.

Declaration of Interest - Municipal Conflict of Interest Act

Nil

Award of Merit – Operator Jose Pimenta

Chair Moscoe introduced Operator Jose Pimenta who on November 8, 1999 was operating his vehicle on Norfinch Drive when he came upon a serious traffic accident. Operator Pimenta secured his vehicle and went to the scene of the accident to offer assistance. He observed one of the vehicles on its side, engine running with fluids leaking.

Operator Pimenta observed two small children trapped in the vehicle. He broke one of the windows and removed the two children from the vehicle. He then escorted the two children to the safety of his bus to await the arrival of emergency personnel. Operator Pimenta then returned to the vehicle with a Police Officer to assist in extracting the children’s mother from the vehicle.

On behalf of the Commission, Chair Moscoe presented Operator Pimenta with an Award of Merit in recognition of his courageous actions.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

On Motion Of Commissioner Miller, The Commission Approved The Minutes Of Meeting Nos. 1776 And 1777 And Authorized The Chair And General Secretary To Sign The Same.

Business Arising Out of the Minutes

a) Meeting No. 1776 - Item No. 22c)

Offer to Resign as Chair – Chair Moscoe

Commissioner Kinahan Moved That The Commission Consider The Following Motion By Commissioner Mihevc Which Was Before The Commission At Its Meeting On December 8, 1999:

"Commissioner Mihevc Moved That The TTC Accept Chair Moscoe’s Offer To Resign."

Chair Moscoe Ruled That The Motion Was Out Order. He Indicated That His Offer To Resign Had Been Withdrawn On December 10, 1999 And Therefore The Matter Was No Longer Before The Commission.

Commissioner Kinahan Indicated That It Was His Opinion That A Member Could Not Withdraw A Motion Without The Concurrence Of The Other Members As Per Council’s Procedural By-Law. Councillor Kinahan Then Asked For Clarification From B. Leck, General Counsel.

B. Leck, General Counsel Advised That The Matter Before The Commission On December 8, 1999 Was Not A Motion But An Offer That Contained No Related Timeframe For Acceptance. As A Result, Chair Moscoe Was Within His Rights To Withdraw His Offer At Any Time.

Commissioner Kinahan Then Challenged The Chair With Respect To His Ruling.

Chair Moscoe Called For A Vote On Whether His Ruling Should Be Upheld.

Chair Moscoe, Vice-Chair Davis, Commissioner Ashton, Commissioner Miller And Commissioner Korwin-Kuczynski Voted In Favour With Commissioner Kinahan Opposed. The Ruling By The Chair Was Therefore Upheld On A 5 – 1 Vote.

Commissioner Mihevc was not present to vote on the foregoing motion.

Committee of the whole resolution

Nil

Deputations

a) Report No. 27 – Privatization of Wheel-Trans

Bill Brown

Advisory Committee on Accessible Transportation

(Submitted brief)

The Commission Received The Foregoing Deputation.

(See Report No. 27 For Minute)

b) Report No. 24 – 2000 Service

Plan: Follow-up on Councillors’ Comments

Councillor Maria Augimeri

City of Toronto

Councillor Bas Balkissoon

City of Toronto

Stewart MacSween

Councillor Norm Kelly

City of Toronto

The Commission recessed at 3:15 p.m. due to a loss of quorum.

The Commission reconvened at 3:18 p.m.

Councillor Sherene Shaw

City of Toronto

Philip Webb

The Commission Received The Foregoing Deputations.

(See Report No. 24 For Minute)

c) Correspondence No. 3 – Operation of

Mississauga Transit Buses on Burnhamthorpe Road

Judy Shiels

Burnhamthorpe Residents for Traffic Safety

(Submitted communication)

Charles McLeod

Panos Moschonissios

Bill Bowen

Richard Stephen

Sylvia Giovanella

President, Etobicoke Federation of Residents And Ratepayers Associations

Councillor Gloria Lindsay Luby

City of Toronto

The Commission Received The Foregoing Deputations.

(See Correspondence No. 3 For Minute)

d) Correspondence No. 1 – Request Stop Program

Bernie Morton
Executive Assistant, Councillor John Adams

Patricia MacLeod
(Submitted communication)

The Commission Received The Foregoing Deputation.

(See Correspondence No. 1 For Minute)

e) Report No. 3 – Procurement Authorization Key Station Accessibility Davisville Station Contract S45-3

Artin Chitilian

Torcom Construction Inc.

The Commission Received The Foregoing Deputation.

(See Report No. 3 For Minute)

f) Report No. 11 – Post-Implementation

Review of "Transit First" Traffic Management Plan

Philip Webb

The Commission Received The Foregoing Deputation.

(See Report No. 11 For Minute)

g) Report No. 13 – SRT Reliability

Philip Webb

The Commission Received The Foregoing Deputation.

(See Report No. 13 For Minute)

h) Schedule Information

Councillor Joanne Flint

City of Toronto

The Commission Received The Foregoing Deputation And Requested Staff To Work With Councillor Flint In Relation To Her Initiative Relating To Schedule Information.

Commissioners Correspondence

CC-1) Chair Howard Moscoe dated December 10, 1999 advising that he was withdrawing his offer to resign as Chair of the Toronto Transit Commission.

The Commission Received The Foregoing Communication.

CC-2) Chair Howard Moscoe dated January 12, 2000 extending his apologies for the inadvertent release of information from his office to someone involved in litigation with the Toronto Transit Commission.

Commissioner Ashton Moved That The Minutes Note The Commission’s Position That The Actions Of Commissioner Moscoe, Without Passing Judgement On The Source Of Error, Are Not To The Standards Acceptable To The Commission; And Further That The Commission Accept The Apology From Chair Moscoe Dated January 12, 2000.

Chair Moscoe, Vice-Chair Davis, Commissioner Miller, Commissioner Ashton, Commissioner Mihevc And Commissioner Korwin-Kuczynski Voted In Favour With Commissioner Kinahan Opposed. The Motion Therefore Carried On A 6 – 1 Vote.

Commissioner Kinahan Then Submitted His Communication Dated January 12, 2000 Advising That He Was Resigning From The Commission, Effective Immediately.

Commissioner Kinahan Then Left The Meeting.

The Commission Accepted Commissioner Kinahan’s Resignation And Requested The General Secretary To Send A Letter Of Thanks To Commissioner Kinahan For His Valued Contributions Over The Past Five Years.

The Commission recessed at 1:55 p.m.

The Commission reconvened at 2:15 p.m.

Commissioner Ashton requested a Quorum Call at 2:15 p.m.

Chair Moscoe, Commissioner Ashton, Commissioner Miller and Commissioner Mihevc were present.

Presentations

GTA Transit Usage Survey Results

The Commission Received An Overhead Slide Presentation From M. Stambler, Manager – Service Planning With Respect To The Above Subject Matter.

Chair Moscoe Also Moved That The Commission Once Again Request The Greater Toronto Services Board, Through City Of Toronto Council, The Opportunity To Give The "Seamless Transit" And "GTA Transit Usage Survey Results" Presentations To The Full Greater Toronto Services Board At Its Next Meeting.

The Commission Approved The Foregoing Motion.

Budget Matters


Nil

Procurement Matters

2. Procurement Authorization Comstock Bus Garage Supply of UWE Bus Retrofit Equipment Contract E4-3 Purchase Order Amendment

It is recommended that the Commission authorize the issuance of a purchase order amendment to UWE Inc. in the amount of $531,547.92 for Contract E4-3, Supply of UWE Bus Retrofit Equipment, bringing the total authorized to $831,788.40.

Approved

3. Procurement Authorization Key Station Accessibility Davisville Station Contract S45-3

After Hearing The Deputation, The Commission Approved The Recommendation Contained In The Above Report, As Listed Below:

"It Is Recommended That The Commission Authorize The Acceptance Of The Tender Submitted By Torcom Construction Inc. In The Amount Of $2,859,000.00 For Contract S45-3, Key Station Accessibility - Davisville Station."

4. Procurement Authorization Sheppard Subway - Traction Power Installation Contract SH-00-P06

It is recommended that the Commission authorize acceptance of the tender submitted by Black and McDonald Limited for Contract SH-00-P06 Traction Power Installation for the Sheppard Subway and:

a) award a contract to Black and McDonald Limited in the amount of $3,836,400; and

b) pre-authorize an amendment allowance in the amount of $380,000 for Contract SH-00-P06 Traction Power Installation to cover contract changes and claims within the overall scope of the contract.

Approved

5. Procurement Authorization Comstock Bus Garage Facility Contract E4-1

It is recommended that the Commission authorize the acceptance of the tender submitted by Bondfield Construction Co. in the total amount of $22,127,600 for Contract E4-1, Comstock Bus Garage Facility.

Approved

6. Supply and Installation of Dust/Fume Extractor System in D.W. Harvey Shops

It is recommended that the Commission approve the award of a contract for the supply and installation of a dust/fume extraction system in D.W. Harvey Shops, to Dunview Sheet Metal Ltd., in the amount of $204,965.66 including freight charges and all taxes.

Approved

7. Procurement Authorization Sheppard Subway

• Supply of Uninterruptible Power Supplies, Static

Inverters and Automatic Transfer Switches Contract SH-00-P07

It is recommended that the Commission authorize acceptance of the proposal submitted by Powerware Canada Inc. in the amount of $1,549,906.00 for Contract SH-00-P07 Supply of Uninterruptible Power Supplies, Static Inverters and Automatic Transfer Switches.

Approved

8. Purchase of Rear Brake Drums

It is recommended that the Commission authorize the purchase, for inventory, of 1,700 rear brake drums from Bartlett-Provincial Brake Inc. in the amount of $278,372.45 including applicable taxes.

Approved

9. Procurement Authorization – Supply of Photo ID Cards for Adults, Students and Senior Citizens

It is recommended that the Commission approve the issuance of a purchase order to Trans I.D. Photos Inc. in the upset limit amount of $2,000,000 for the supply of photo identification cards for Adults, Students and Senior Citizens for a three (3) year period of February 1, 2000 to January 31, 2003.

Approved

Other Business

10. Internal Audit Report (September 1999 – December 1999)

It is recommended that the Commission receive for information the attached Internal Audit Report covering the period September 1999 – December 1999).

Received

11. Post-Implementation Review of "Transit-First" Traffic Management Plan

After Hearing The Deputation, The Commission Adopted The Recommendation Contained In The Above Report, As Listed Below:

"It Is Recommended That The Commission:

1. Receive This Report For Information, Noting That:

• The "Transit First" Traffic Management Plan Which Was Implemented For Six Evenings During The Benson And Hedges Symphony Of Fire Events Was Effective In Eliminating Auto-Related Delays To The 29 Dufferin And 511 Bathurst Services In The Area Immediately Adjacent To Exhibition Place;

• TTC Staff Are Exploring Means Of Reducing Automobile Congestion On Bathurst Street For Use When This Plan Is Implemented For The Benson And Hedges Fireworks Events In 2000;

• A Less-Extensive Traffic Management Plan Was Implemented On Weekends During The CNE; An Exclusive Streetcar Right-Of-Way Was Created On Sections Of Fleet Street, As Described Herein And, Despite Some Problems With Motorists Attempting To Drive Across The Streetcar Right-Of-Way, This Plan Resulted In Significant Reductions In Auto-Related Delays On That Section Of The 511 Bathurst And 521 Exhibition Streetcar Services;

• TTC Staff Are Working With City Staff To Evaluate The Feasibility, And Associated Staging, Of Converting Portions Of The Centre Lanes Of Fleet Street To A Permanent Reserved Streetcar Right-Of-Way; And

2. Forward This Report To Councillors Joe Pantalone And Mario Silva, The City Of Toronto, The Toronto Transportation Services Department, The Toronto Police Services Board, The Canadian National Exhibition Association Board Of Directors, Exhibition Place, And Ontario Place."

In addition to those listed in the report, Commissioner Miller also requested that copies of the report be forwarded to his attention and Commissioner Korwin-Kuczynski.

12. Spadina 510: Closure of the Remaining Unsignalized Opening at Baldwin Street

Commissioner Ashton Moved That The Report Be Received And That The Commission Recommend To The Works Committee And City Council The Installation Of A Traffic Signal, As A High Priority, At The Intersection Of Baldwin Avenue And Spadina Avenue, And That Staff Work With The Local Councillors In Establishing A Road Pattern That Both Accommodates The Needs Of The Local Community And The Safety Requirements Of The TTC.

The Commission Approved The Foregoing Motion.

13. SRT Reliability Update

After Hearing The Deputation, The Commission Adopted The Recommendation Contained In The Report, As Listed Below:

"It Is Recommended That The Commission Receive This Report For Information, And That A Copy Be Forwarded To Councillors Berardinetti And Duguid."

14. Streetcar Watch Program Progress Report #2

It is recommended that the Commission receive this report for information.

Received

15. Summary of Authorized Expenditures for the Period October 31, 1999 to November 27, 1999

It is recommended that the Commission receive this report for information. It lists expenditures ($100,000.00 up to $200,000.00) for the period of October 31, 1999 to November 27, 1999, which were approved by Senior Management.

Received

16. Request for Travel - Queens University Executive Program

It is recommended that the Commission approve a travel request for William Crosbie, General Superintendent – Subway Transportation, to attend the Queen’s University Executive Program from April 30 to May 19, 2000.

The total estimated cost of the trip is approximately $20,000.00. This includes the cost of three return trips to Kingston, Ontario, the course registration fee, and all taxes.

Approved

17. Request for Travel - Subway Operations Track and Structure Maintenance and Engineering

It is recommended that the Commission approve the travel request for Mr. Glen Johnstone and Mr. Jason MacDonald – Track and Structure Department, to attend the Railroad Track training course presented by the Institute for Railroad Engineering in Wilmington, Delaware, from January 24 to 28, 2000 at an estimated cost of $8,000.00

Approved

18. Wheel-Trans Prebook Service Usage Policy

It is recommended that the Commission receive this report for information.

Received

19. GTA Wheel-Trans Specialized Transit Inventory

It is recommended that the Commission receive this report on GTA specialized services.

Received

Chair Moscoe Also Moved That Staff Be Requested To Report On The Levels Of Accessible Transit Service Integration That The Toronto Transit Commission Has With The Mississauga Transit System.

The Commission Approved The Foregoing Motion.

Outstanding Commission Items

It is recommended that the Commission receive for information the attached list of outstanding Commission items for the period covering April 1998 to November 1999.

Received

Staff Response to Commission Inquiries

a) York Mills Station Commemorative Quilt Update

The Commission Received A Memorandum Dated January 12, 2000 From R. Ducharme, Chief General Manager Entitled, "Staff Response To Commission Inquiry - York Mills Station Commemorative Quilt Update."

b) Suggestion to Change Weekday Start

Time of Day Pass from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

The Commission Received A Memorandum Dated January 12, 2000 From R. Ducharme, Chief General Manager Entitled, "Staff Response To Commission Inquiry - Suggestion To Change Weekday Start Time Of Day Pass From 9:30 A.M. TO 9:00 A.M."

Correspondence

C-1) Patricia MacLeod suggesting that the TTC Request Stop Program be made available to all passengers.

After Hearing The Deputations, Commissioner Ashton Moved That Staff Be Requested To Review Training Relative To Drivers Discretion For The Request Stop Program And That This Be Carried Out In Consultation With The Chief Security Office Of The Toronto Transit Commission.

C-2) Aubrey Wilkinson, Chair, St. Clair O’Connor Community expressing thanks on behalf of the residents and staff for the quick response by the TTC in providing warm buses for residents who were evacuated from their homes due to a fire.

The Commission Received The Foregoing Communication.

C-3) Angus McDonald, Commissioner, Transportation and Works, City of Mississauga requesting that the Commission give urgent consideration to their offer relating to the operation of Mississauga Transit buses on Burnhamthorpe Road.

After Hearing The Deputations And Noting The Contents Of The Foregoing Communication, Commissioner Miller Moved The Following:

1. That The Commission Instruct The Chair To Write To Mayor Mccallion And Mr. Angus Mcdonald Thanking Them For Their Correspodnence Of November 25, 1999 And December 24, 1999, Respectively;

2. Request Mayor Mccallion And/Or Mr. Mcdonald, Or Staff With Appropriate Authority To Meet With Representatives Of The Burnhamthorpe Residents For Traffic Safety (BRTS), With Appropriate Authority, TTC Staff, Chair Moscoe And A Representative Of The Mayor’s Office To Determine If A More Acceptable Compromise Can Be Reached Later This Month, With The Assistance Of The Greater Toronto Services Board, If Required; And That This Matter Be Deferred To The March Commission Meeting; And

3. That Etobicoke Community Council Be Requested To Recommend To The Next Meeting Of Toronto City Council Any Steps They Deem Necessary With Respect To This Matter.

Chair Moscoe, Commissioner Miller, Commissioner Korwin-Kuczynski And Commissioner Ashton Voted In Favour With Commissioner Mihevc Opposed. The Motion Was Therefore Carried On A 4 – 1 Vote.

Vice-Chair Davis was not present to vote on the foregoing motion.

C-4) Councillor Saundercook, City of Toronto urging the Commission to support the trial for overnight service on the 312 St. Clair route.

The Commission Received The Foregoing Communication.

(See Report No. 24 For Minute)

C-5) Councillor Mario Giansante, City of Toronto requesting the Toronto Transit Commission to stand firm on its previous commitment to not allow the Mississauga Transit buses on Burnhamthorpe Road.

The Commission Received The Foregoing Communication.

(See Correspondence No. 3 For Minute)

C-6) Alex Speigel, Kensington Market Lofts expressing concern with the proposal to restrict left turns from Spadina northbound onto Baldwin Street.

The Commission Received The Foregoing Communication.

(See Report No. 12 Minute)

C-7) James and Tina Shaw encouraging the Toronto Transit Commission to continue its support for not allowing Mississauga Transit buses to use Islington Station.

The Commission Received The Foregoing Communication.

(See Correspondence No. 3 For Minute)

C-8) Patrick Helps urging the Toronto Transit Commission to stand firm and persuade Mississauga to have their buses use Kipling Station rather than Islington Station.

The Commission Received The Foregoing Communication.

(See Correspondence No. 3 For Minute)

Commissioner Miller requested a Quorum Call at 5:09 p.m.

Chair Moscoe, Commissioner Miller, Commissioner Ashton and Commissioner Mihevc were present.

New Business

a) Committee of the Whole Resolution

The Commission Approved A Resolution By Commissioner Mihevc To Meet As The Committee Of The Whole On Wednesday, February 9, 2000 To Deal With Litigation Or Potential Litigation Matters, Labour Relations Or Employee Negotiations And To Receive Advice Which Is Subject To Solicitor-Client Privilege.

Supplementary Agenda

24. 2000 Service Plan: Follow-Up on Councillors’ Comments

After Hearing The Deputations, The Commission Adopted The Recommendation Contained In The Report, As Listed Below:

"It Is Recommended That The Commission:

1. Approve The Extension Of The 312 St Clair Overnight Route To Jane Station For A Trial Period, Beginning On March 19, 2000;

2. Note For Information The Status Of These Matters Raised By Councillors, And The Associated Comments From TTC Staff, As Detailed In This Report:

• University Of Toronto At Scarborough - Proposals For Improved Service - Work In Progress

• 120 Calvington - Proposal For New Off-Peak Service, Monday To Saturday - Not Recommended

• 139 Huntingwood - Possible Reduction In Service - Not Being Implemented

• 12 KINGSTON RD - Proposal For Continuous Service East Of St. Clair Avenue - Not Recommended

• 130 Middlefield - Proposal For Limited Sunday Service - Work In Progress

• 131 Nugget - Proposal For Service North Of Old Finch Avenue - To Be Evaluated In 2001 Service Plan

• 67 Pharmacy - Possible Reduction In Service North Of Highway 401 - Not Being Implemented 

• 67 Pharmacy - Proposed New Sunday Service North Of Highway 401 - To Be Evaluated In 2001 Service Plan

• 68 Warden - Extension To Steeles Avenue - Projected For Mid-2000

• Customer Information Procedures For Service Changes - No Change Recommended

• Minimum Levels Of Service - No Change Recommended

3. Forward This Report To Councillors Altobello, Ashton, Augimeri, Balkissoon, Cho, Disero, Fotinos, Korwin-Kuczynski, Li Preti, Mahood, Miller, Moeser, Nunziata, Saundercook, Shaw, Soknacki, And Scarborough Community Council."

The Commission Also Approved The Following Motions:

1. That Staff Review And Report Back On the Possible Introduction Of Incremental Improvements To The 120 Calvington Bus Route To Take Advantage Of A Proposed New Access Road From The Dehavilland Plant.

2. That Staff Work On Evaluating The 131 Nugget Route With A View To Increasing Service.

3. That The Commission Support, In Principle, Bus Service Between The Scarborough Centre Station And The University Of Toronto Scarborough Campus And Report Back In May, 2000 On How This Service Can Be Accomplished.

4. That The TTC Request The Toronto Transportation Management Association To Invite The Appropriate Representatives From The University Of Toronto Scarborough Campus To Participate In The Discussions Of The Association.

5. That Staff Review The Former 12c Kingston Road Service Again In The 2001 Service Plan To Permit Commissioner Ashton, In The Interim, To Undertake Further Consultation With The Local Community.

6. That Staff Report Back As Part Of The 2001 Service Plan On The Possibility Of Extending The 312 St. Clair Streetcar Route To Jane Street.

7. That Staff Report Back On The Results Of The Trial Relating To The Extension Of The 312 St. Clair Overnight Route To Jane Station Three Months After Implementation.

25. Chief General Manager’s Report Period 11 October 31 to November 27, 1999

It is recommended that the Commission:

(1) Receive for information the attached Executive Summary of the Chief General Manager’s (CGMs) report covering the period October 31 to November 27, 1999; and

(2) Forward a copy of this cover report and the Executive Summary to each City Councillor for information (noting that the detailed CGM’s report is available on request from the Office of the General Secretary of the Commission).

Adopted

26. Procurement Authorization D.W. Harvey Shop New Paint Spray Booth Contract M6-1

It is recommended that the Commission authorize the acceptance of the proposal submitted by Century Group Inc. in the amount of $1,583,000 for Contract M6-1, D.W. Harvey Shop – New Paint Spray Booth.

Approved

27. Privatization of Wheel-Trans Services

After Hearing The Deputations, The Commission Amended The Recommendation Contained In The Report By Deleting The Words, "However, If Council Wishes To Proceed With A Study On The Privatization Of Municipal Transit Services, It Should Be Undertaken After The Initiatives Outlined In The Wheel-Trans Five Year Plan (1997-2002), Which Were Already Endorsed By Council, Are Completed," So Such Recommendation Reads As Follows:

"It Is Recommended The Commission Inform Council That Another Assessment Regarding The Further Privatization Of Wheel-Trans Services Is Inappropriate And An Unnecessary Expense."

The Commission Approved The Report, As Amended.

The meeting adjourned at 5:20 p.m.

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