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THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
G E N E R A L  C O M M I T T E E

A G E N D A


DATE: January 18, 2007
TIME: 9:30 a.m.
PLACE: Regional Council Chambers, 5th Floor
10 Peel Centre Dr.
Brampton, Ontario
MEMBERS: E. Adams, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. Fennell,
G. Gibson, A. Groves, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney,
H. McCallion, S. McFadden, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison,
P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, C. Parrish, R. Paterak, M. Prentice,
P. Saito, J. Sanderson, J. Sprovieri, A. Thompson, R. Whitehead



A. ROLL CALL



B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST



C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA



D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

  D1. John Best, Executive Director, Southern Ontario Gateway Council (SOGC), Informing Members of Council of the Objectives of SOGC and the Role the Region of Peel might Play in Bringing about an Efficient Integrated Transportation System in the Southern Ontario Gateway Region (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Planning – Item PL-C1)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HS-A1. 211 Service Delivery


HEALTH

HS-B. Business and Information Services

  HS-B1. Seniors’ Health Report 2006
Presentation by Dr. Megan Ward, Associate Medical Officer of Health (10 minutes)


HS-C. Family Health

  HS-C1. Provincial Early Child Development Initiative Ends December 2006 (For information)


HS-D. Long-Term Care

  HS-D1. Local Health Integration Networks Update (For information) (See also Item HS-G3)

  HS-D2. Long Term Care Homes Act


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-E. Children's Services

  HS-E1. Income Testing for Child Care Subsidy (For information) (See also Item HS-G5)


HS-F. Ontario Works in Peel

  HS-F1. Ontario Works Caseload Profile (For information)

  HS-F2. Ontario Works: Client Employability Profile (For information)


HS-G. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-G1. Donna Cansfield, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated November 29, 2006, Advising of the New Ontario Bus Replacement Program (OBRP) Scheduled to Commence January 1, 2007 (Receipt recommended)

  HS-G2. Jim Watson, Minister of Health Promotion, Letter received December 1, 2006, Advising that Peel Regional Board of Health will be Receiving $216,652 for the Period of January 1, 2007 to March 31, 2007 for Tobacco Control Strategies in the Community, Funding Subject to the Board of Health Entering into a Grant Funding Agreement with the Ministry (Receipt recommended)

  HS-G3. John N. Magill, Board Chair and Michael Fenn, Chief Executive Officer, Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network, Letter dated December 5, 2006, Providing Information on the Integrated Health Service Plan for the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS-D1)

  HS-G4. David B. Bach, President, Ontario Medical Association, Letter dated December 5, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated November 27, 2006, Regarding the Shortages of Practicing Physicians in Ontario (Receipt recommended)

  HS-G5. Mary Anne Chambers, Minister of Children and Youth Services, Letter dated December 20, 2006, Providing Details of the New Income Test for Child Care Fee Subsidies Effective January 1, 2007 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS-E1)

  HS-G6. Dr. Ken Connelly, President and CEO, Goodwill Industries of Toronto, Letter dated December 21, 2006, Providing Information on “Real Employment to Achieve Community Health” (R.E.A.C.H.) a Major Initiative which Provides Work Opportunities to Individuals Facing Barriers to Employment (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-A. Chief Administrative Officer

  MA-A1. Ontario Municipal CAO’s Benchmarking Initiative (OMBI) Public Report (For information) (Bound copy of Appendix I distributed to Councillors only – Copy available for viewing in the Clerk’s division)


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B. Clerk's

  MA-B1. Internet Audio Broadcasts of Regional Council and Committee Meetings - Update

  MA-B2. Proposed Customer Service Standard – Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) (For information)

  MA-B3. Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Appointment of an Alternate Peel Representative


FINANCE

MA-C. Corporate Finance

  MA-C1. 2007 Temporary Borrowing By-Law to Meet Current Expenditures


MA-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-D1. Greg Sorbara, Minister of Finance, Letter dated November 28, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated August 14, 2006, Regarding the Region of Peel Position on the Two-Year Freeze on Property Assessments in Ontario by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) (Resolution 2006-766) (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-D4)

  MA-D2. George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated December 4, 2006, Announcing Grant Funding Adjustments to the Region of Peel for the Provision of Land Ambulance Services, in the Amounts of $5,615,734 and $3,254,251 for the Years 2006 and 2007, Respectively (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D3. Donna Cansfield, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated December 7, 2006, Announcing the Filing of Regulations Governing Municipal Contributions to GO Transit and a Two-Year Extension of Existing Municipal Development Charge By-laws (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D4. Greg Baxter, Account Manager, Municipal Relations, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), Letter dated December 8, 2006, Informing Council of the Opportunity to Attend a High-Level Property Assessment Information Session, Either as a Workshop or as a Delegation to Council (Direction required) (See also Item MA-D1)

  MA-D5. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated December 11, 2006, Advising of a Series of Ontario Court of Appeal Rulings Upholding the Findings of Labour Arbitrators in Cases Related to the Payment of the Ontario Health Premium (OHP) (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D6. John Kaldeway, President and Chief Executive Officer, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated December 11, 2006, Congratulating Regional Chair Kolb on his Reappointment, and Providing Information on the Airport Development Program at Toronto Pearson International Airport (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D7. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated December 12, 2006, Providing Details on the Implementation of the Rural Infrastructure Investment Initiative (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D8. Press Release: Ontario Municipal Benchmarking Initiative (OMBI) Water and Wastewater Expert Panel, dated December 14, 2006, Recognizing the Region of Peel for its Superior Energy Management Practices Leading to Substantial Energy and Cost Savings in the Provision of Water and Wastewater Services (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D9. Denise Peternell, Committee Coordinator, Office of the City Clerk, City of Mississauga, Letter dated December 18, 2006, Providing City of Mississauga Resolutions Recommending Councillor Appointments to Credit Valley Conservation, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority and Peel Police Services Board (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D10. John McDermid, Board Chair, and Louise Kindree, Chair, Governance and Nominating Committee, Headwaters Health Care Centre, Letter received December 22, 2006, Seeking Two or Three Names of Qualified Nominees for Consideration of Appointment to the Board of Headwaters Health Care Centre (Direction required)

  MA-D11. Communiqué: Political Table of the Provincial-Municipal Fiscal and Service Delivery Review, Providing a Summary of the First Meeting, dated December 2006, Focussing on the Charter for the Political Table (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D12. News Release: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated December 29, 2006, Announcing the Coming into Force of the 2006 Building Code, Incorporating Higher Energy Efficiency Requirements, Effective as of December 31, 2006 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D13. News Release: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated January 1, 2007, Announcing the Proclamation of Amendments to the Municipal Act, 2001, Providing Local Governments with New Broader Powers and Increased Autonomy (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-D14, MA-D15 and MA-D17)

  MA-D14. Backgrounder: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated January 1, 2007, Providing Further Details on the Recent Amendments to the Municipal Act, 2001 (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-D13, MA-D15 and MA-D17)

  MA-D15. Dana Richardson, Assistant Deputy Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated January 3, 2007, Thanking Municipalities Across Ontario for their Assistance in Developing the Municipal Statute Law Amendment Act, 2006, which Received Royal Assent on December 20, 2006 (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-D13, MA-D14 and MA-D17)

  MA-D16. Don Scott, Chair, Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC), Letter dated January 3, 2007, Advising of a Niagara Escarpment Tourism Destination Marketing Initiative Being Proposed by the NEC (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D17. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated January 8, 2007, Providing a Legislative Update on Various Acts (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-D13 to MA-D15)


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  PL-A1. Protocol for the Use of Non-Potable Groundwater Criteria in Brownfield Redevelopments in Peel Region

  PL-A2. Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Proceedings Regarding Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 15 and Brampton Official Plan Amendment Number OP93-245 – OMB Case Numbers PL050743 and PL060347 (For information)


PL-B. Planning Policy and Research

  PL-B1. Overview of the 2007 Regional Official Plan (ROP) Review (For information)

  PL-B2. Places to Grow – Comments on Proposed Methodology for Developing a Built Boundary


PL-C. Transportation Planning

  PL-C1. Southern Ontario Gateway Council (SOGC) (For information) (See also Delegations/Presentations – Item D1)


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Water and Wastewater Treatment

  PW-A1. Expansion and Upgrade of the South Peel Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Capital Projects 02-1945, 02-2935, 02-2965 - City of Mississauga, Wards 1 and 2 (For information)
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Mark Schiller, Director, Water and Wastewater Treatment (10 minutes)


PW-B. Waste Management

  PW-B1. Award of Five Year Leaf and Yard Waste Processing Contract, Document 97PT-013

  PW-B2. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2007-1) meeting held on January 11, 2007 (To be distributed when available)


PW-C. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-C1. Alert: From the Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA), dated December 21, 2006, Advising of Proposed Amendments to Four Areas of the OGRA Constitution (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HO-A1. Disposal of Region Owned Surplus Land, Former Highway 50 Wastewater Pumping Station, West Side of Regional Road 50, North of Mayfield Road - Town of Caledon, Ward 5

  HO-A2. Agreement with Supportive Housing in Peel (SHIP) to Govern Funding Under the Federal National Homelessness Initiative, Supporting Communities Partnership Initiatives (SCPI) Program


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  HO-B1. A. Opalick, Executive Correspondence Officer, Office of the Prime Minister, Letter dated November 29, 2006, Acknowledging Receipt of a Letter from Chair Kolb dated October 13, 2006, Regarding a Resolution Passed by the Region of Peel with Respect to a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Resolution 2006-973) (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HO-B3 and HO-B4)

  HO-B2. A. Opalick, Executive Correspondence Officer, Office of the Prime Minister, Letter dated December 4, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated October 12, 2006, Regarding $45 Million in Efficiencies Achieved by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (Resolution 2006-935) (Receipt recommended)

  HO-B3. Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Letter dated December 11, 2006, Acknowledging Receipt of a Letter from Chair Kolb dated October 13, 2006, Regarding Suggestions made by the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA) on the Design of a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) for Canada (Resolution 2006-973) (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HO-B1 and HO-B4)

  HO-B4. Departmental Correspondence Unit, Department of Finance Canada, Letter dated December 14, 2006, Acknowledging Receipt of a Letter from Chair Kolb dated October 13, 2006, Referred by Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Regarding a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) (Resolution 2006-973) (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HO-B1 and HO-B3)

  HO-B5. News Release and Media Backgrounder: From Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), dated December 19, 2006, Informing of the Federal Commitment of $526 Million to Combat Homelessness and Extend Funding for Renovation Programs (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HO-B6 and HO-B7)

  HO-B6. News Release: From the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated December 19, 2006, Applauding the Announcement by the Federal Government Regarding Continued Funding for Homelessness Initiatives and Home Renovation Programs (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HO-B5 and HO-B7)

  HO-B7. News Release: From the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated December 19, 2006, Providing a Statement by FCM President, Councillor Gloria Kovach, Following the Announcement of the Homelessness Partnership Strategy and the Extension of the Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HO-B5 and HO-B6)


F. OTHER BUSINESS



G. IN CAMERA MATTERS
  G1. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting a municipality or local board

  G2. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

  G3. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

  G4. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

  G5. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board


H. ADJOURNMENT



Script created by Geoff Hunt

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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