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DATE: April 12, 2007
TIME: Immediately following the Public Meeting
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

Chaired by Regional Chair E. Kolb

A. ROLL CALL


B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST


C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA


D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

  D1. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair and David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer, Presenting the Government Finance Officers Association, Canadian Award for Financial Reporting for the year ending December 31, 2005 to Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; Dave Bingham, Director, Financial Services; Monique Hynes, Manager, Accounting Services; and Mike Grey, Supervisor, Analytical Review (10 minutes)

  D2. Jin Wang, Project Co-ordinator, Ministry of Transportation, Ontario (MTO) and Neil Ahmed, P. Eng., Consultant Project Manager, McCormick Rankin Corporation, Providing an Overview of the Progress of the Formal Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) West Corridor and to Discuss the Proposed Terms of Reference for the EA (20 minutes requested)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Councillor G. Miles or Vice-Chair Councillor R Whitehead

CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A. Paramedic and Emergency Services

  MA-A1. Emergency Preparedness Week - May 6 to 12, 2007

  MA-A2. Paramedic Week – May 20 to 27, 2007


MA-B. Clerk's

  MA-B1. Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2007-3) meeting held on March 27, 2007


FINANCE

MA-C. Internal Audit

  MA-C1. Internal Audit Awareness Day


MA-D. Corporate Finance

  MA-D1. Green Municipal Fund (For information)

  MA-D2. 2007 Final Regional Levy By-law

  MA-D3. 2007 Tax Capping Policy

  MA-D4. 2007 Development Charges Background Study and Draft By-law


PEOPLE, INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

MA-E. Human Resources

  MA-E1. Career Bridge Awards for Participation in Internship Program (For information)


MA-F. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-F1. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated March 19, 2007, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb Regarding the Delegation of Authority to Set Tax Ratios (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F2. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 26, 2007, Advising that Infrastructure Ontario has Posted the List of Approved Grants Competing for the Rural Infrastructure Investment Initiative Funding on its Website (www.infrastructureontario.ca) (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING
Chaired by Councillor S. Fennell or Vice-Chair Councillor P. Paterak

PL-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  PL-A1.
Implications of the Clean Water Act, 2006 (Bill 43) in Peel (For information)
Presentation by Nick Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning and Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Public Works – Item PW-D1

  PL-A2. Active Transportation Plan for the Region of Peel


PL-B. Planning Policy and Research

  PL-B1. Report of the Greenlands Securement Subcommittee (GSSC-2007-2) meeting held on March 29, 2007

  PL-B2. 2006 Census Population and Dwelling Counts for Peel Region, the Area Municipalities and Upper Tier Municipalities in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) (For information)


PL-C. Transportation Planning

  PL-C1. 2005 GO Rail Passenger Survey Report (For information)


PL-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  PL-D1. David Caplan, Minister of Public Infrastructure Renewal, Letter dated February 16, 2007, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb, Regarding the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Decision Approving the York Truck Centre Proposal on Regional Road 50 (Resolution 2006-1055) (See also Item PL-D2) (Receipt recommended)

  PL-D2. Donna Cansfield, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated March 13, 2007, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb, Regarding the Proposed Highway 427 Extension (Resolution 2006-1055) (See also Item PL-D1) Receipt recommended)

  PL-D3. Cheri Cowan, Town Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated March 23, 2007, Providing a Copy of a Town of Caledon Resolution (W-143-2007) Requesting that the Region of Peel Investigate the Possibility of Using the Municipal Water Rate to Provide Support for Projects that are Initially Funded through the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) for the Ongoing Protection of Water Quality and Quantity (Referral to Planning, Public Works and Finance staff recommended)

  PL-D4. Vincent Rodo, General Secretary, Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), Letter dated March 27, 2007, Providing a Copy of TTC Recommendations 1 and 2 and a Report Advising of the Endorsement by the TTC of the Toronto Transit City – Light Rail Plan as the Basis and Priority for Rapid Transit Expansion (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the TTC report are available in the Clerk’s Division)

  PL-D5. P.M. Madill, Regional Clerk, Region of Durham, Letter dated March 30, 2007, Providing a Copy of a Region of Durham Committee Recommendation and Report Regarding the Memorandum of Understanding with Partner Municipalities for the Smart Commute Initiative (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore or Vice-Chair Councillor M. Prentice

PW-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  PW-A1. Front End Financing Arrangement and the Advancement of Regional Works for the Springbrook Community Sub Area 2, Capital Projects 08-1107, 08-2150, 08-2160 and 08-2195 - City of Brampton, Ward 6


PW-B. Engineering and Construction

  PW-B1. Regional Road 20 (Queensway) Improvements from Hurontario Street to Etobicoke Creek, Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) Widening between Kendall Road and Blundell Road, Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) Resurfacing between Blundell Road and Golden Orchard Drive, Capital Project 04-4040, Document 2006-679P - City of Mississauga, Wards 1, 3 and 7

  PW-B2. Implementation of Turn Restrictions for Heavy Trucks Except Local Deliveries, Regional Road 9 (King Street) at Nancy Street, Regional Road 9 (King Street) at Jane Street and Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) at Elizabeth Street - Town of Caledon, Ward 5

  PW-B3. Belfountain Stopping Restrictions, Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road/Old Main Street) and Regional Road 11 (Forks of the Credit Road/Bush Street) - Town of Caledon, Ward 1

  PW-B4. Belfountain Speed Limit Changes on Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road/Old Main Street) and Regional Road 11 (Forks of the Credit Road/ Bush Street) Town of Caledon, Ward 1

  PW-B5. Eastbound Dual Left Turn Lane Designation, Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) at Matheson Boulevard - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

  PW-B6. Traffic Signals Policy - Audible Pedestrian Signals, Portable Lane Control Traffic Signals - All Wards


PW-C. Operations and Maintenance

  PW-C1. Salt Management Plan Update


PW-D. Water and Wastewater Treatment

  PW-D1. Municipal Drinking Water Licence Program (For information) (See also Items Related to Planning - Item PL-A1)


PW-E. Waste Management

  PW-E1. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2007-3) meeting held on March 29, 2007


PW-F. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-F1. Martin Sedkowski, Senior Project Manager, Traffic Office, Central Region, Ministry of Transportation, Ontario (MTO), Letter dated March 6, 2007, Outlining Proposed Temporary Speed Limit Changes on Highway 410 in the City of Brampton for Phase 2 of the Highway 410 Extension to Mayfield Road (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY
Chaired by Councillor P. Mullin or Vice-Chair Councillor P. Palleschi

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HO-A1. Encroachment Agreement, Regional Road 17 (Cawthra Road), Owner: 656731 Ontario Limited - City of Mississauga, Ward 1

  HO-A2. Disposal of Region Owned Surplus Land, Former McLeodville Well Number Two Site, North Side of Terry Street, West of Hurontario Street - Town of Caledon, Ward 1


HO-B. Housing

  HO-B1. Service Manager Social Housing Reform Act, 2000 (SHRA) Activities (For information)

  HO-B2. Walker Road Seniors Apartment - Town of Caledon, Ward 3 (See also Item HO-E3)


HO-C. Heritage Complex

  HO-C1. Ontario Heritage Trust Plaque for William Perkins Bull at the Peel Heritage Complex (For information)


HO-D. Property

  HO-D1. Councillor Nameplates in Council Chamber


HO-E. COMMUNICATIONS

  HO-E1. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated February 28, 2007, Thanking the Region of Peel for Participating in the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program, Rental and Supportive Component and Informing that the Service Manager Administration Agreement has been Signed (Receipt recommended)

  HO-E2. Keith Ward, Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living, E-mail dated March 16, 2007 to Mayor Hazel McCallion, Providing Information Pertaining to Social Housing Downloading Issues (Receipt recommended)

  HO-E3. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated March 19, 2007, Confirming that Funding in the Amount of $1,250,000 for 25 Units for the Walker Road Project has been Approved under the Rental and Supportive Component of the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HO-B2)

  HO-E4. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 2, 2007, Informing that the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) Board of Directors is Advocating for a New Framework for Housing Policy and Program Development in Ontario (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES
Chaired by Councillor A. Groves or Vice-Chair Councillor E. Adams

HEALTH

HS-A. Long-Term Care

  HS-A1. Peel Long Term Care Accreditation (For information)


HS-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-B1. Jim Bradley, Minister Responsible for Seniors, Letter received March 16, 2007, Inviting the Region of Peel to Participate in the 2007 Senior of the Year Award by Nominating Outstanding Local Seniors within the Community (Receipt recommended)

  HS-B2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 12, 2007, Providing an Update on the HealthForce Ontario Recruitment Centre and its Initiatives in Increasing the Number of Physicians and Health Care Professionals in Ontario (Receipt recommended)

  HS-B3. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated March 16, 2007, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated February 22, 2007, Regarding Vision and Dental Care Coverage for Seniors (Receipt recommended)

  HS-B4. News Release: From the Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS), dated March 19, 2007, Informing that the Amendments to the New Long-Term Care Homes Act (Bill 140) Give Added Support and Recognition to the Not-for-Profit Sector (Receipt recommended)


F. OTHER BUSINESS



G. IN CAMERA MATTERS
Chaired by Regional Chair E. Kolb

  G1. In Camera Report of the Greenlands Securement Subcommittee (GSSC-2007-2) meeting held on March 29, 2007

  G2. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting a municipality or local board

  G3. 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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