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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: March 25, 2004
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. DiMarco, S. Fennell,
A. Groves, N. Iannicca, D. Lyons, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, R. Paterak, M. Prentice, P. Saito,
J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart



A. ROLL CALL



B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST



C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA



D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

  D1. Dan Corbett, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), National Quality Institute, Presenting the National Quality Institute's Level Three Progressive Excellence Program (PEP) Award for the Region of Peel to Emil Kolb, Regional Chair, and Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

  D2. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair and Roger Maloney, CAO, Region of Peel, Presenting the Government Finance Officers Association Canadian Award for Financial Reporting for the year ending December 31, 2002 to Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, Dave Bingham, Director, Financial Services, Monique Hynes, Manager, Accounting (5 minutes)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A. Legal Services

  MA-A1. Greater Toronto Airports Authority Governance Changes (Referred from March 4, 2004 Regional Council Meeting)


FINANCE

MA-B. Corporate Finance

  MA-B1. 2003 Triannual Financial Report – Year End (Unaudited and Unconsolidated) (For information

  MA-B2. 2003 Statement of Remuneration and Expenses (For information)


MA-C. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-C1. Press Release: From Standard & Poors Rating Services, dated March 10, 2004, Advising of the Affirmation of a ‘AAA’ Long-term Issuer Credit Rating on the Region of Peel Based on the Region’s Continuing Economic and Financial Strengths (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C2)

  MA-C2. Press Release: From Dominion Bond Rating Service Limited (DBRS), dated February 20, 2004, Confirming the Region of Peel’s Long-term Debt ‘AAA’ Rating with a Continuing Stable Trend (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C1)

  MA-C3. J.B. Galway, On Behalf of a Group of Concerned Citizens, Letter dated January 31, 2004, Requesting Regional Council Support to have the Provincial Government Re-evaluate the Current Value Assessment Process and its Impact on Property Tax Payers and Municipalities (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C4. Heather Highet, Chair, Sci-Tech Ontario, Letter dated February 1, 2004, Advising that the Youth Science Foundation Canada has Proclaimed the Month of March as Youth Science Month and Inviting the Region of Peel to Show its Support for Innovative Young People within the Community (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C5. Paul Lucas, 2003 Campaign Chair, United Way of Peel Region, Letter dated February 5, 2004, Thanking the Region of Peel for its Outstanding Contribution to the United Way of Peel Region’s 2003 Campaign (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C6. Harinder Takhar, MPP, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated February 18, 2004, Thanking Chair Kolb for his Congratulatory Letter and Advising of his Commitment to Ensuring a Safe and Reliable Transportation Infrastructure for all Ontarians (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C7. Linda Mailer, Council Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated February 20, 2004, Enclosing a Letter from the Minister of Consumer and Business Services dated February 6, 2004, Regarding the Retail Business Holiday Act (Direction Required)

  MA-C8. Sonya Pacheco, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated February 24, 2004, Advising of the City of Brampton’s Consent to the Delegation of the Upper Tier Tax Ratio Setting Authority to the Lower Tier Municipalities and to a Continuation of the Apportionment Methodology in Place in the 2003 Tax Year Updated for 2004 Assessments (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-C9 and MA-C10)

  MA-C9. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated March 8, 2004, Advising of the Town of Caledon’s Consent to the Enactment of the Regional By-law Delegating Tax Ratio Settings to the Town of Caledon, Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Continuation of the Apportionment Methodology for the 2004 Property Tax Year Updated for 2003 Base Year Current Value Assessment (Receipt Recommended) (See also Items MA-C8 and MA-C10)

  MA-C10. Karin Ann Brent, Coordinator, General Committee, City of Mississauga, Letter dated February 26, 2004, Advising of the City of Mississauga’s Consent to Enactment of the Regional By-law Delegating Tax Ratio Settings to Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon and to a Continuation of the Apportionment Methodology in Place in the 2003 Tax Year Updated for 2004 Assessments (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-C8 and MA-C9)

  MA-C11. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated February 24, 2004 Thanking Chair Kolb for his Letter Regarding the Provincial Government’s Direction for Municipalities and Advising of the Provincial Government’s Commitment to Building Relationships with Municipalities and Collaborating with the Region on Issues of Mutual Interest and Concern (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C12. Donna Cansfield, Parliamentary Assistant, Ministry of Energy, Letter dated March 1, 2004, Advising of the Establishment of the Ontario Conservation Action Team and Inviting the Region of Peel to Submit its Successful Energy Conservation Initiatives and to Provide Any Advice or Recommendation for Consideration (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C13. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated March 3, 2004, Providing a Resolution Passed by the Board and an Accompanying Report Regarding the Admission of Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to the VCOM Radio System at Pearson International Airport (Referral to Corporate Services recommended)

  MA-C14. David Miller, Mayor, City of Toronto, Letter dated March 4, 2004, Inviting the Region of Peel’s Chair and Mayors to Participate in the GTA Mayors and Chairs Meeting being Held on Monday, March 29, 2004 at Toronto City Hall (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C15. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 10, 2004, Advising of the Minister of Finance’s Announcement of the Cancellation of Assessments on Trailers in Seasonal Campgrounds for the 2003 Taxation Year (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C16. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated March 8, 2004, Advising the Province of Ontario, the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Region of Peel that Caledon will not Support the Elimination of Regional Government in Peel (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C17. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 10, 2004, Advising Members that the Minister of Finance, the Honourable Greg Sorbara, Announced Regulation Changes Intended to Provide Municipalities with Greater Flexibility in Establishing Property Tax Rates (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C18)

  MA-C18. Greg Sorbara, MPP, Minister of Finance, Letter received March 15, 2004, Advising Council of the Provincial Government’s Decision to Grant Municipalities Flexibility and Autonomy in Setting Tax Policy for the 2004 Taxation Year (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C17)

  MA-C19. Shelly Porteous, Executive Assistant, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated March 4, 2004, Providing Regional Council with a Copy of the Revised Peel Regional Police Organizational Structure Chart as Requested at the December 18, 2003 Regional Council Meeting (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Administration

  PL-A1. Minutes of the Inter-Municipal Planning Subcommittee Meeting (IMPSC-2004-2) held on March 11, 2004


PL-B. Transportation Planning

  PL-B1. Urban Transportation Showcase Program: Smart Commute Initiative (See also Item PL-D4) (Referred from the March 4, 2004 Regional Council Meeting)


PL-C. Development Planning Services

  PL-C1. Adoption of Regional Official Plan (ROP) Amendment Number 9 – Change to ROP Schedule G-High Order Transit Network, File ROPA 03-003 – City of Mississauga, Ward 9


PL-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  PL-D1. Kathy Stranks, Supervisor, Board Member Services, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated February 23, 2004 Advising of the Adoption of a Resolution in Respect to the Etobicoke-Mimico Creek Watersheds Habitat Implementation Plan (Referral to Planning recommended)

  PL-D2. Dalton McGuinty, MPP, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated February 26, 2004 Thanking Chair Kolb for his Letter of February 19, 2004 in Respect to Council Resolution 2004-169 Regarding Provisions of the Nutrient Management Act (Receipt recommended) (See also Item PL-D3)

  PL-D3. Steve Peters, MPP, Minister of Agriculture and Food, Letter dated March 3, 2004 in Response to Chair Kolb’s Letter of February 19, 2004 in Respect to Council Resolution 2004-169 Regarding Provisions of the Nutrient Management Act (Receipt recommended) (See also Item PL-D2)

  PL-D4. Nick Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning, Region of Peel, Memorandum dated March 12, 2004 to all Regional Councillors Outlining the Results of the Consultation Process Undertaken with Area Municipal Staff on the Urban Transportation Showcase Program: SMART COMMUTE INITIATIVE (Receipt recommended) (See also Item PL-B1)


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Administration

  PW-A1. Proclamation of Event Weeks – Earth Week (April 18 to 24, 2004); Compost Awareness Week (May 2 to 8, 2004); Drinking Water Awareness Week (May 2 to 8, 2004); Public Works Week (May 16 to 22, 2004); and Children’s Water Awareness Week (May 27 to June 2, 2004)


PW-B. Engineering and Construction

  PW-B1. Train Whistle Cessation on Regional Road 9 (King Street), Canadian Pacific Railway Crossing, Mile 22.85 on the MacTier Subdivision – Town of Caledon, Ward 4

  PW-B2. Managed Competition, Water Service Installations, Document 2003-490T


PW-C. Operations and Maintenance

  PW-C1. Extension of Snow Fence Contract for Caledon, Document 2001-296Q

  PW-C2. Street Sweeping and Power Washing Contract, Document 2001-009T


PW-D. Water and Wastewater Treatment

  PW-D1. Lakeview Water Treatment Plant Expansion, Purchase of Four High-Lift Pumps, Capital Project 03-1985, Document 2003-402P – City of Mississauga, Ward 1

  PW-D2. Meadowvale North Reservoir Expansion, Capital Project 04-1925, Document 2004-048P – City of Mississauga, Ward 9

  PW-D3. Annual Compliance Report: Municipal Water Supplies (A Copy of the Annual Water Summary Report is Available for Viewing in the Clerk’s Division)

  PW-D4. Joint Municipal Water Bottling Project, Capital Project 04-1005


PW-E. Waste Management

  PW-E1. 2003 Environment Day Event Summary (For information)

  PW-E2. Britannia Landfill Gas Collection, Capital Project 99-6210

  PW-E3. Extension of Contract for Britannia Earth Works, Capital Project 04-6230


PW-F. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-F1. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated February 10, 2004, Advising of Town of Caledon Council Resolution W-059-2004 Requesting that the Province of Ontario Undertake a Pilot Project to Employ Photo Radar on Regional and Town Roads Within the Town of Caledon (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HO-A1. Rental Market Conditions in Peel, 2003 (For information)

  HO-A2. Transfer of Region Owned Property to the Corporation of the City of Brampton, Eventide Cemetery Land, Located at Peel Manor Long Term Care Facility, 525 Main Street North – City of Brampton, Ward 5


HO-B. Housing

  HO-B1. Client Management System Software Support Services

  HO-B2. Peel Access to Housing (PATH) Family Applicant Survey - Evidence of Housing Need in the Region of Peel (For information)


HO-C. COMMUNICATIONS

  HO-C1. Doug Barnes, Assistant Deputy Minister, Housing Division, Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Letter dated February 23, 2004, Regarding Region of Peel’s Participation in Round One of the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program – Community Rental Housing Funding (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HO-C2, HO-C3 and HO-C4)

  HO-C2. David Caplan, Minister of Public Infrastructure Renewal and John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs, Letter dated February 26, 2004, Confirming that Funding in the Amount of $1,000,000 for 136 Units for the Twin Pines Senior’s Apartments Housing Project in the Region of Peel, has been Approved under the Affordable Housing Program – Community Rental Housing Funding (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HO-C1, HO-C3 and HO-C4)

  HO-C3. David Caplan, Minister of Public Infrastructure Renewal and John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs, Letter dated February 26, 2004, Confirming that Funding in the Amount of $2,950,000 for 200 Units for the John Street Singles Project in the Region of Peel, has been Approved under the Affordable Housing Program – Community Rental Housing Funding (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HO-C1, HO-C2 and HO-C4)

  HO-C4. David Caplan, Minister of Public Infrastructure Renewal and John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs, Letter dated February 26, 2004, Confirming that Funding in the Amount of $408,000 for 48 Units for the Peel Youth Village Project in the Region of Peel, has been Approved under the Affordable Housing Program – Community Rental Housing Funding (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HO-C1, HO-C2 and HO-C3)

  HO-C5. Colin McKone, Special Assistant - Correspondence, Office of the Prime Minister, Letter dated March 8, 2004, Acknowledging Receipt of the Region of Peel’s Letter dated January 2, 2004, Concerning the Prime Minister’s Decision to Not Appoint a Minister of Housing (Resolution 2003-1215) (Receipt recommended)

  HO-C6. Doug Barnes, Assistant Deputy Minister, Housing Division, Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Letter dated March 5, 2004, Providing Key Questions Related to the Affordable Housing Program and Developing Affordable Housing on Ontario Government-Owned Land (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HO-C7)

  HO-C7. Ann Mulvale, President, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) and Chair of AMO Affordable Housing and Homelessness Task Force, Letter dated March 12, 2004, Providing an Update on the AMO Affordable Housing and Homelessness Task Force Meeting held on March 2, 2004 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HO-C6)


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HS-A1. Feasibility of Fluoridation of Caledon Communal Well Water

  HS-A2. Agreement Between Region of Peel and the Rotary Club of Mississauga Lakeshore for a Family Centre at Peel Family Shelter


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-B. General Services

  HS-B1. Peel's Position in Tri-Level Immigration Consultations


HS-C. Ontario Works in Peel

  HS-C1. Ontario Works - Intake Screening Unit (For information)


HEALTH

HS-D. Long Term Care

  HS-D1. Minutes of the Long-Term Care Subcommittee Meeting (LTCSC-2004-1) Held March 11, 2004


HS-E. Finance and Administration

  HS-E1. Public Health Cost Shared Programs: Service and Funding Levels (For information)


HS-F. Environmental Health

  HS-F1. West Nile Virus in the Region of Peel 2003 and West Nile Virus Prevention Plan 2004 (Bound Copy of Appendix I Distributed to Councillors Only – Copies available in Clerk’s)
    Presentation by Dr. Howard Shapiro, Associate Medical Officer of Health (10 minutes)


HS-G. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-G1. Len Little, President/Proprietor, Lucy’s Seafood Restaurant Concepts Inc., Letter dated March 1, 2004, Regarding the Proposed Restaurant Rating Program (Referral to Health recommended)

  HS-G2. Allyson Hewitt, Executive Director, Safe Kids Canada, Letter dated March 2, 2004, Thanking Regional Council for Support to Reduce Hot Tap Water Temperatures in Order to Decrease the Number of Scald Injuries (Receipt recommended)


F. OTHER BUSINESS



G. IN CAMERA MATTERS
  G1. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

  G2. Litigation or potential litigation, including a matter before administrative tribunals, affecting the Regional Corporation


H. ADJOURNMENT



Script created by Geoff Hunt

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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