THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF MARKHAM


EXCERPT CONTAINING ITEM #006a OF THE COUNCIL COMMITTEE (February 16, 16)


CL160216 (1) UPDATE ON WHISTLE CESSATION ON STOUFFVILLE GO LINE (5.12)

            Presentation

1)         That the presentation provided by Brian Lee, Deputy Director of Engineering entitled Update on Whistle Cessation on Stouffville GO Line be received; and,

2)         That Metrolinx and York Region be requested to agree to safety reports and associated crossing upgrades; and,

3)         That Staff be authorized to start the detailed design process; and,

4)         That Staff be authorized, if necessary, to front-end the full cost of the design process estimated at $550-$660k for all 13 crossings; and,

5)         That staff be directed to hold Community Information Meeting in March 2016; and,

6)         That the Mayor & Clerk be authorized to enter into agreements or memorandum of understanding with Metrolinx and York Region for funding partnership for detailed design up to a limit of $660k (including staff administration fees and tax impact); and further,

7)         That Staff provide a further progress update in June 2016

Carried