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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: May 27, 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. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor and Mike Goldrup, Director, Communication Services, Presenting Highlights of Communications Awards Received to Date in Partnership with Client Departments (10 minutes)

  D2. Bonnie Yagar, Chair of the Fair Share Task Force, Providing an Update on the Social Services Funding Inequity in Peel (10 minutes) (Deferred from the April 15, 2004 General Committee meeting)

  D3. Noel Catney, Chief; Larry Button, Chief Administrative Officer - Policing; John MacNeil, Manager, Organizational Development; Joanne McPhail, Coordinator, Corporate Reporting, Peel Regional Police and Louise Doucette, Generations Research, Presenting the Findings of the Recently Completed Peel Regional Community Survey (30 minutes requested)

  D4. Robert (Bob) Morton, Executive Director, Community Care Access Centre of Peel (CCAC), Providing an Update on the Homemaker and Nurses Services Act (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Human Services - Item HS-A2)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. Housing

  HO-A1. Peel Access to Housing (PATH) Family Applicant Survey – Risks and Costs Associated with the Wait for Housing (For information) (Presentation will be provided at the June 3, 2004 Peel Housing Corporation Board of Directors meeting)

  HO-A2. Special Needs Access (For information)


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  HO-B1. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Minister Responsible for Seniors, Letter Received April 21, 2004, Providing Information and Updates on the New Proposed Legislation to Improve Ontario’s Rental Housing Market (Receipt recommended)

  HO-B2. Elizabeth Harding, Director, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter Received April 30, 2004, Providing an Update on Contact Information and Town Hall Meeting Schedule for the Rent Reform Consultations (Receipt recommended)

  HO-B3. Andy Scott, Minister of State (Infrastructure), Letter dated April 23, 2004, Acknowledging Receipt of the Region of Peel’s Letter dated November 27, 2003, Concerning Affordable Housing Programs (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HS-A1. Smog Summit 2004

  HS-A2. Provincial Funding of Homemakers and Nurses Services in Peel (See also Delegations/Presentations – Item D4)


HEALTH

HS-B. Health Planning

  HS-B1. Public Health Reform in Ontario: Recommendations from the Interim Report of the SARS Commission and the Final Report of the Ontario Expert Panel on SARS and Infectious Disease Control (For information) (See also Item HS-E5)


HS-C. Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

  HS-C1. Peel Health Response to Extreme Weather Conditions (For information)


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS. D. Children's Services

  HS-D1. Family Literacy Program (For information)
Presentation by Laura Mitchell, Early Years Literary Specialist (10 minutes)


HS-E. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-E1. Judy Sgro, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Letter dated April 30, 2004, Acknowledging Receipt of the Region of Peel’s Letter dated February 19, 2004, Concerning Region of Peel’s Interest in the New Federal-Provincial Immigration Agreement (Resolution 2004-86) (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HS-E2, HS-E3 and HS-E4)

  HS-E2. Gurbax Malhi, MP, Bramalea-Gore-Malton-Springdale, Letter dated April 19, 2004, Acknowledging Receipt of the Region of Peel’s Letter dated April 5, 2004, Concerning Peel’s Position in Tri-Level Immigration Consultations (Resolution 2004-363) (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HS-E1, HS-E3 and HS-E4)

  HS-E3. Judy Sgro, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Canada and Marie Bountrogianni, Minister of Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, Letter received May 7, 2004, Advising of the Signing of a Letter of Intent with Respect to a Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HS-E1, HS-E2 and HS-E4)

  HS-E4. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 7, 2004, Concerning Canada - Ontario Immigration Agreement and the Active Role of Municipal Government (Receipt recommended) (See also Items HS-E1, HS-E2 and HS-E3)

  HS-E5. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Minister Responsible for Seniors, Letter dated March 31, 2004, Advising of Approval of Application under the Ontario Government’s Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Municipal Assistance Program (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS-B1)

  HS-E6. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 13, 2004, Advising of the Province’s Commitment of $531 Million in Funding to Protect Seniors through a Long-Term Care Reform Strategy (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  MA-A1. Bill C-45 an Act to Amend the Criminal Code Respecting the Criminal Liability of Organizations Regarding Injuries to Workers and the Public (For information)
Presentation by Mimi Singh, Senior Legal Council and John Austin, Manager, Workplace Health and Safety (10 minutes)


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B. Clerk's

  MA-B1. Minutes of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2004-3) Meeting held on May 13, 2004


FINANCE

MA-C. Corporate Finance

  MA-C1. Tax Relief for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities By-Law

  MA-C2. Regional Procurement Policies and Procedures (For information) (Deferred from the May 6, 2004 General Committee meeting)

  MA-C3. 2004 Annual Debt Repayment Limit (For information)


PEOPLE, INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

MA-D. Information Technology Services

  MA-D1. Replacement of Computers for Ontario Works and Extension of Computer Replacement Cycle


MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-E1. Steve Shaw, Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Communications, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Letter dated April 19, 2004, Advising of the Nominated Candidates for Appointment to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority Board (Receipt recommended)

  MA-E2. Larry Clay, Director, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated April 26, 2004, Advising that the Municipal Performance Measurement Program (MPMP) Release of 2001 Summary Data Report has been Finalized (Receipt recommended)

  MA-E3. Greg Sorbara, Minister of Finance, Letter dated April 26, 2004, Providing an Update on the 2004 Education Property Tax Regulations (Receipt recommended)

  MA-E4. George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated April 28, 2004, Advising that the Judson Street Ambulance Supply Centre will Remain Operational under a New Service Mandate (Receipt recommended)

  MA-E5. Nancy Naylor, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance, Letter dated April 30, 2004, Providing an Update Regarding the Assessment of Residential Trailers for the 2003 Taxation Year (Receipt recommended)

  MA-E6. News Release: From the Ministry of Consumer and Business Services, dated May 5, 2004, Reminding Shoppers and Merchants of the Mandatory Store Closures for Victoria Day, Monday, May 24, 2004 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-E7. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 5, 2004, Regarding Bill 63, Employment Standards Amendment Act with Respect to Hours of Work and Other Matters (Receipt recommended)

  MA-E8. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 14, 2004, Regarding the Federal Budget Commitment to Fully Refund GST for Municipal Governments (Receipt recommended)

  MA-E9. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 18, 2004, Advising of the Municipal Highlights from the 2004 Provincial Budget that was Delivered on May 18, 2004 (Receipt Recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Planning Policy and Research

  PL-A1. Quality of Life in Peel Region (For information)

  PL-A2. Summary of the April 29, 2004 Liveable Peel Council Workshop (For information) (Appendix I Printed for Limited Distribution due to Size)

  PL-A3. Regional Official Plan Strategic Update – Regional Official Plan Amendment Proposing Changes to Human Services Planning Policies (File ROPA 03-004)


PL-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  PL-B1. Garth Turner, CEO, Credit River Company, Letter dated April 26, 2004 Addressed to the Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC), Disputing NEC Claims that the Development Permit for the Belfountain Village Store has Been Breached by Recent Interior Renovations (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  PW-A1. Proposed Watermain Construction on Highway 50 from Old Church Road to Patterson Sideroad and Albion Hills Conservation Area Water Supply, Capital Projects 04-1397, 04-1649 and 04-3304 – Town of Caledon, Wards 1 and 4


PW-B. Administration

  PW-B1. Minutes of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2004-4) Meeting held on May 20, 2004 (To be distributed when available)


PW-C. Engineering and Construction

  PW-C1. Ministry of Transportation of Ontario Control Access Highway Designation of Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) 440 Metres (1,444 feet) East of the Centre Point of Highway 410 at the Steeles Avenue Interchange to West Drive/Tomken Road – City of Brampton, Ward 3

  PW-C2. Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Sanitary Sewer on Camilla Place, Capital Project 04-2715 – City of Mississauga, Ward 7

  PW-C3. Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Sanitary Sewer on South Sheridan Way, Capital Project 04-2705 – City of Mississauga, Ward 2

  PW-C4. Stopping Prohibitions, Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive East and West) – City of Brampton, Wards 1, 2 and 5

  PW-C5. Watermain Replacement and Sanitary Sewer Construction on Peel Centre Dr., Capital Projects 04-1316 and 04-2316 – City of Brampton, Ward 7


PW-D. Water and Wastewater Treatment

  PW-D1. Water Efficiency Initiatives for 2004 (For information)


PW-E. Waste Management

  PW-E1. 2004 First Quarter Waste Management Tonnage Report (For information)


PW-F. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-F1. Erica Arnett, ROAD WATCH Huron Coordinator, Communication received May 6, 2004 Advising of the Upcoming ROAD WATCH…Watch Us Grow Conference to be held on September 19 and 20, 2004 at the Oakwood Inn, Grand Bend, Ontario (Receipt recommended)

  PW-F2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 6, 2004, Advising of the Federal, Provincial and Municipal Governments Signing Letters of Intent Related to Investment in Municipal Rural Infrastructure (Receipt recommended)

  PW-F3. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 12, 2004, Advising of the Ministry of the Environment’s Announcement of a Delay on Parts of the Drinking Water Systems Regulation 170/03 and Commitment to a Review Process (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 matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

  G3. Labour relations or employee negotiations

  G4. In Camera Minutes of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2004-3) Meeting held on May 13, 2004


H. ADJOURNMENT



Script created by Geoff Hunt

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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