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DATE: February 10, 2005
TIME: 9:30 a.m.
PLACE: Regional Council Chamber, 5th Floor
10 Peel Centre Dr.
Brampton, Ontario
MEMBERS: E. Adams, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco, S. Fennell, A. Groves, E. Kolb, D. Lyons, N. Iannicca, 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. Janet McDougald, Chair, Peel District School Board; Beryl Ford, Trustee, Peel District School Board, Brampton Wards 7 and 8; Leo Kazlovskis, Superintendent, Elementary Schools in Clarkson, Lorne Park, Port Credit and T. L. Kennedy (Camilla) Families, Peel District School Board and Karen Lane, Vice Principal, Camilla Senior Public School, Peel District School Board, Speaking About the Success of the Terry Fox Run – Pilot Event that was held in Peel on September 24, 2004 (10 minutes)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HS-A1. Food Services for Long Term Care and Child Care Centres

  HS-A2. Follow up Report on Funding of Homemakers and Nurses Services in Peel


HEALTH

HS-B. Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

  HS-B1. New Funding for Tobacco Prevention and Enforcement Programs


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-C. General Services

  HS-C1. Cross-Canada Hearings of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration (See also Items Related to Planning – Item PL-C2)

  HS-C2. The Mentoring Partnership Public Launch – February 28, 2005 (For information)


HS-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-D1. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated January 20, 2005, Responding to Chair Kolb’s Letter dated December 21, 2004, Advising of the Region’s Support of the New Initiatives to Expand the Capacity and Quality of Early Learning and Child Care (Resolution 2004-1268) (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  MA-A1. Brampton Downtown Development Corporation


FINANCE

MA-B. Corporate Finance

  MA-B1. Delegation of Tax Ratio Setting Authority


PEOPLE, INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

MA-C. Information Technology Services

  MA-C1. Public Sector Network Update and Budget


MA-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-D1. Greg Sorbara, Minister of Finance, and John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Minister Responsible for Seniors, Letter dated January 11, 2005, Providing an Update on the Status of the Provincial Government Review of the Community Reinvestment Fund (CRF) and Announcing a Stable Funding Guarantee for 2005 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D2. News Release: The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated January 13, 2005, Outlining the Review Process for the Ontario Centre for Municipal Best Practices (OCMBP) Taking Place in Early 2005 and Encouraging Participation from Municipal Elected Officials and Senior Staff (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D3. Rose Caterini, Deputy City Clerk/Manager of Legislative Services, City of Hamilton, Letter dated January 13, 2005, Acknowledging Receipt of Peel Resolution Number 2004-1224 Regarding GO Transit which was Forwarded to the General Manager of Finance and Corporate Services, City of Hamilton, for a Report to the Corporate Administration Committee (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-D6)

  MA-D4. News Release: The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Advising of Two New Programs Currently Under Consideration, the Bulk Electricity Procurement Program and the 311 Initiative (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D5. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated January 17, 2005, Adopting Peel Resolution Number 2004-1236 Extending the Terms for Non-Elected Members of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) to November 30, 2006 and Requesting an Additional Elected Member from the City of Brampton be Appointed to the AAC (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D6. P.M. Madill, Regional Clerk, Regional Municipality of Durham, Letter dated January 21, 2005, Acknowledging Receipt of Peel Resolution Number 2004-1224 Regarding GO Transit which was Received by the Council of the Regional Municipality of Durham and Providing a Report From R.J. Clapp, Commissioner of Finance, Durham Region (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-D3)

  MA-D7. News Release: The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated January 27, 2005, Advising of the Reduction of Property Tax Pass-Through for Recreational Uses Along Hydro Corridors by the Province of Ontario to 50 per cent from 100 per cent (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D8. News Release: The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 1, 2005, Announcing the National Allocation Formula for Federal Gas Revenues for Municipal Infrastructure (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D9. News Release: The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 1, 2005, Detailing the Highlights of the AMO Presentation on Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) to the Standing Committee on Social Policy on Bill 118 (Referral to the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  PL-A1. Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Decision Regarding an Appeal by a Property Owner (Atchison) (Regional File OZ-03-005C) Against the Town of Caledon Official Plan - Town of Caledon, Ward 3 (For information)


PL-B. Administration

  PL-B1. Minutes of the Public Meeting Regarding a Proposed Amendment Number 13 to the Region of Peel Official Plan (ROP) held on January 27, 2005


PL-C. Planning Policy and Research

  PL-C1. Status Report – Regional Official Plan Strategic Update (ROPSU) (For information)

  PL-C2. An Overview of the Characteristics and Experiences of Peel Immigrants (For information) (See also Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-C1)
Presentation by Ron Jaros, Planning Manager, Planning Policy and Research

  PL-C3. Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group (PAAWG) Amended Terms of Reference


PL-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  PL-D1. Harinder Takhar, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated January 7, 2005, Responding to Chair Kolb’s Letter dated November 9, 2004, Regarding Support for the Expansion of Highway 401 from the Highway 401/410/403 Interchange Westerly to the Credit River (Receipt recommended)

  PL-D2. David Miller, Mayor, City of Toronto, Letter dated January 10, 2005, Commending the Honourable John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), on the Introduction of Bill 135, the Proposed Greenbelt Act and the Draft Greenbelt Plan to Establish a Permanent Greenbelt Across the Greater Golden Horseshoe Area (GGHA) as Part of an Overall Strategy to Manage Growth in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) (Receipt recommended)

  PL-D3. Brad Graham, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ontario Growth Secretariat, Ministry of Public Infrastructure Renewal, Letter received January 19, 2005, Providing Information on Three Key Topics Related to the Development of the Draft Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

  PW-A1. Intersection Safety Program to Reduce Red Light Running Current Program Status (For information)


PW-B. Operations and Maintenance

  PW-B1. Purchase of Vacuum-Excavation Units, Capital Projects 01-9020 and 04-9020, Document Number 2004-279T


PW-C. Waste Management

  PW-C1. Organics Collection Container Tender Procurement


PW-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-D1. Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated January 21, 2005, Requesting Endorsement of City of Mississauga Resolution 0005-2005, Adopted on January, 19, 2005, Requesting the Province of Ontario to Implement a System of Deposit Returns for all Metal, Glass and Plastic Beverage Containers (Endorsement requested)

  PW-D2. David Miller, Mayor, City of Toronto, Letter dated January 20, 2005, Inviting Municipalities to Support and Participate in the City of Toronto 2005 20-Minute Makeover Event, to be held on Friday, April 22, 2005 (Receipt recommended)

  PW-D3. Donna Russett, Volunteer Director, Ontario, Pitch-In Canada, Letter received January 31, 2005, Inviting Members of Council to Participate in the 2005 Pitch-In Canada Week, April 18 - 24, 2005 (Receipt recommended) (Additional information available in Waste Management)


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HO-A1. Community Rental Housing Program Pilot - Guarantee of Provincial Funding to Peel Living for Summerville Pines and Peel Youth Village Projects


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  HO-B1. Pat Mullin, Regional Councillor, City of Mississauga, Ward 2 and Chair, Peel Housing Committee, Letter dated January 17, 2005 to Joseph Fontana, Minister of Labour and Housing, Regarding the Positive Feedback on His Speech Made at the Annual Conference of the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association and Providing Him with Peel’s Centralized Social Housing Waiting List Reports (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. Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose

  G3. Advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose


H. ADJOURNMENT



Script created by Geoff Hunt

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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