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DATE: April 07, 2005
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, E. Kolb, D. Lyons,
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. Stephanie Crocker, Coordinator, Peel Environmental Network (PEN), Highlighting the Non-Profit Environmental Services Provided by PEN (10 minutes)

  D2. Neil Rodgers, President, Urban Development Institute of Ontario, Regarding Places to Grow (10 minutes)

  D3. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair and Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer, Region of Peel, Presenting the Government Finance Officers Association Canadian Award for Financial Reporting for the year ending December 31, 2003 to Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, Dave Bingham, Director, Financial Services and Monique Hynes, Manager, Accounting Services (10 minutes)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Councillor G. Miles or Vice-Chair Councillor N. Stewart

FINANCE

MA-A. Corporate Finance

  MA-A1. Development Charges Amending By-law and Background Study

  MA-A2. 2005 Tax Policy Decisions

  MA-A3. 2005 Final Regional Levy By-law


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B. Ambulance and Emergency Services

  MA-B1. Emergency Preparedness Week - May 1 – 7, 2005


MA-C. Clerk's

  MA-C1. Minutes of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Liaison Committee (GTAA-2005-1) Meeting held on March 10, 2005 (See also Items Related to Management – Item MA-D2)

  MA-C2. Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) (AAC-2005-3) Meeting held on March 1, 2005


MA-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-D1. Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated February 11, 2005 to John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Minister Responsible for Seniors, Recommending that Municipalities be Given the Option of Holding Elections Every Two or Four Years Offset From the Fixed Provincial Election Dates (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D2. Ulli S. Watkiss, City Clerk, City of Toronto, Letter dated February 21, 2005, Regarding the Nomination Process to the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Board of Directors, GTAA Consultative Committee and the GTAA Noise Management Committee (Receipt recommended) (See also Items Related to Management – Item MA-C1)

  MA-D3. News Release: The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 28, 2005, Regarding Provincial Announcements Made at the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) Conference About Municipal Outlet Drains, Line Fences Act Review and New Provincial Policy Statement on Planning Decisions (Receipt recommended) (See also Items Related to Planning – Items PL-E5 and PL-E6 and Items Related to Housing and Property – Item HO-B1)

  MA-D4. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair, The Regional Municipality of Peel, Letter dated March 1, 2005 to John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Minister Responsible for Seniors, Attaching Regional Municipality of Peel By-law Number 35-2005 and Resolutions from the City of Brampton, City of Mississauga and Town of Caledon, Delegating the Tax Ratio-Setting Authority by The Regional Municipality of Peel to the Area Municipalities (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D5. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, The Regional Municipality of Peel Police Services Board, Letter dated March 1, 2005, Informing of the Passing of a Motion Receiving the 2004 Annual Report on Board Activities Outlining the Number of Hours Dedicated to Board Business in 2004 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D6. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated March 7, 2005, Responding to Chair Kolb’s Letter on Council’s Resolution Regarding the Ontario Health Premium (OHP) (Resolution 2005-187) (Receipt recommended) (See also Items Related to Management – Item MA-D9)

  MA-D7. George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated March 9, 2005 Awarding a Special Grant of $225,093 to the Regional Municipality of Peel to Upgrade and Enhance Existing Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Equipment for Land Ambulance Service (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D8. Greg Sorbara, Minister of Finance, Letter dated March 16, 2005 Thanking Chair Kolb for his Recommendations Regarding the 2005 Ontario Budget (Receipt recommended)

  MA-D9. News Release: The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 23, 2005, Regarding a Report Available on the AMO Website on Potential Impacts of the Ontario Health Plan and Providing Advice for Municipal Governments when Negotiating Collective Agreements (Receipt recommended) (See also Items Related to Management – Item MA-D6)


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore or Vice-Chair Councillor D. Lyons

PL-A. Administration

  PL-A1. Request for Private Waste Collection: 1 Shipp Drive, Site Plan Application SP 04-242 – City of Mississauga, Ward 4

  PL-A2. Request for Private Waste Collection: Site Plan Application SP 04-318 – City of Mississauga, Ward 7


PL-B. Planning Policy and Research

  PL-B1. Draft Provincial Growth Plan, Places to Grow: Better Choices, Brighter Future (See also Item PL-E2)

  PL-B2. Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group (PAAWG) Membership, 2003-2006 and 2007-2010


PL-C. Transportation Planning

  PL-C1. Urban Transportation Showcase Program, Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and Hamilton Smart Commute Initiative (For information)

  PL-C2. 2004 Region of Peel Cordon Count Program (For information)

  PL-C3. Participation in Southern Ontario Gateway Council (SOGC) (For information)


PL-D. Development Planning Services

  PL-D1. Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Agricultural Action Plan (Bound copy of Appendix I Distributed to Councillors Only – Copies available in Clerk’s)


PL-E. COMMUNICATIONS

  PL-E1. Gary McNeil, Managing Director, Greater Toronto Transit Authority (GTTA), Memo dated February 4, 2005, Regarding GO Transit Rail Improvement Program (“GO TRIP”), Quarterly Status Report (Receipt recommended)

  PL-E2. David Caplan, Minister of Public Infrastructure Renewal, Letter dated February 16, 2005, Providing a Copy of the Draft Provincial Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) (Receipt recommended) (Additional information available in Clerk’s) (See also Item PL-B1)

  PL-E3. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), Letter dated February 21, 2005, Providing a Copy of the Provincial Policy Statement (PPS) which Came into Effect on March 1, 2005 (Receipt recommended) (Provincial Policy Statement available in Clerk’s) (See also Items PL-E5 and PL-E6 and Items Related to Management – Item MA-D3)

  PL-E4. Carol Mitchell, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture and Food, Letter dated March 2, 2005, Advising of the Creation of a New Agricultural Drainage Infrastructure Program (Receipt recommended)

  PL-E5. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH), Letter dated March 3, 2005, Advising of the New Provincial Policy Statement (PPS) Standard as Approved by Ontario Regulation 63/05 Under the Planning Act to Amend Ontario Regulation 385/04 (Receipt recommended) (See also Items PL-E3 and PL-E6 and Items Related to Management – Item MA-D3)

  PL-E6. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 15, 2005, Regarding the Transitioning Provisions of the New Operative Clause within Ontario Regulation 63/05 Under the Planning Act and the New Provincial Policy Statement (PPS) on Land Use (Receipt recommended) (See also Items PL-E3 and PL-E5 and Items Related to Management – Item MA-D3)

  PL-E7. J. Brad Duke, Director, Clay Brick Association of Canada, Letter dated March 21, 2005, Objecting to the City of Brampton’s Northwest Official Plan Amendment (OPA) (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Councillor M. Prentice or Vice-Chair Councillor P. Saito

PW-A. Business and Information Services

  PW-A1. Proclamations of Event Weeks


PW-B. Engineering and Construction

  PW-B1. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of a 0.3 Metre Reserve, Regional Road 2 (Finch Avenue) and Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) – City of Brampton, Ward 10

  PW-B2. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of a 0.3 Metre Reserve, Regional Road 7 (Airport Road), South of Sandalwood Parkway and Humberwest Parkway – City of Brampton, Ward 10

  PW-B3. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of a 0.3 Metre Reserve, Regional Road 5 (Derry Road) West of Regional Road 4 (Dixie Road) – City of Mississauga, Ward 5

  PW-B4. Engineering Services for Bovaird Drive from Highway 410 to Mississauga Road and Watermain on Bovaird Drive at Kennedy Road, Capital Projects 02-4090 and 04-1328 - City of Brampton, Wards 1, 2, 5 and 6

  PW-B5. Contract Award and Engineering Services for Trunk Sanitary Sewer Replacement at Three Credit River Crossing Locations, Capital Project 05-2420, Document 2005-065T – City of Mississauga, Wards 6 and 8

  PW-B6. Detailed Design and Contract Administration for a 1500 mm (60 inch) Feedermain on Heritage Road and for 750 mm (30 inch) and 1200 mm (48 inch) Watermains on Mississauga Road, Captial Projects 03-1205, 05-1113 and 05-1119, Document 2005-062P - City of Mississauga, Ward 9 and City of Brampton, Ward 6


PW-C. Operations and Maintenance

  PW-C1. Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA) 2004 Better Practices Competition Award, Innovative Management Practice “One-Stop Student Training” (For information)
Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works (5 minutes)


PW-D. Water and Wastewater Treatment

  PW-D1. 2004 Lakeview Community Odour Survey Results – City of Mississauga, Ward 1 (For information)


PW-E. Waste Management

  PW-E1. Minutes of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2005-2) Meeting held on March 10, 2005

  PW-E2. Minutes of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2005-3) Meeting held on March 24, 2005

  PW-E3. Realigning Friday’s Waste Collection Area - City of Brampton, Ward 10

  PW-E4. Addition of a Bag-Breaker to the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility, Capital Project 99-6275

  PW-E5. Contract Administration and Construction Supervision for the Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility, Capital Project 99-6275, Document 2002-498P, 7795 Torbram Road - City of Brampton, Ward 8


PW-F. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-F1. James Knight, Chief Executive Officer, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Letter dated January 25, 2005, Advising of a Payment of $31,788 in Support of the Taste and Odour in Lake Ontario: Cause and Control Project (Receipt recommended)

  PW-F2. Matt Mahoney, Mahoney International, Letter dated March 10, 2005, Providing Feedback on the Waste Management Subcommittee Recommendations Regarding Region Wide Organics (Receipt recommended)

  PW-F3. Julie McDougall, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated March 21, 2005, Advising that the City of Brampton has Endorsed the Resolution Adopted by the Region of Peel Regarding the City of Mississauga’s Resolution Number 0005-2005 Requesting the Province to Implement a System of Deposit Returns for all Metal, Glass and Plastic Beverage Containers (Resolution 2005-169) (Receipt recommended)


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

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HO-A1. Transfer of Overhead Hydro Line Easement to Enersource Hydro Mississauga in Connection with the Expansion of the North Meadowvale Reservoir and Pumping Station at 2720 Meadowvale Boulevard – City of Mississauga, Ward 9


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  HO-B1. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 24, 2005, Requesting AMO Members to Pass a Resolution at Council Conveying Support for Trail Development and Concern over the Continued Burden that Section 20 of the Line Fences Act Places on Municipalities Attempting to Develop Abandoned Railways into Usable Trails (Referral to Housing and Property staff recommended) (See also Items Related to Management – Item MA-D3)


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES
Chaired by Councillor S. DiMarco or Vice-Chair Councillor A. Groves

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HS-A1. Volunteer Week in the Region of Peel – April 17 – 23, 2005


HEALTH

HS-B. Business and Information Services

  HS-B1. Public Health Cost Shared Programs – Service and Funding Levels (For information) (Copies of “2005 Financial Planning and Accountability Guide” Related to Appendix IV Distributed to Councillors Only – Copies available in Clerk’s)

  HS-B2. Support for Family Health Team Model (For information)


HS-C. Environmental Health

  HS-C1. West Nile Virus in the Region of Peel (Bound Copies of Appendix II and III Distributed to Councillors Only – Copies available in Clerk’s)


HS-D. Long-Term Care

  HS-D1. Therapeutic Mattresses for Long Term Care


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-E. General Services

  HS-E1. JobsNow – Employment Placement and Extended Employment Retention Pilot Project (For information) (See also Item HS-G5)


HS-F. Ontario Works in Peel

  HS-F1. Ontario Works – Intake Screening Unit


HS-G. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-G1. Norm Lemke, Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk, County of Renfrew, Letter dated February 28, 2005, Addressed to Ken Dryden, Minister of Social Development and Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, Minister of Children and Youth Services, Advising them that the Council of the Corporation of the County of Renfrew has Endorsed the Resolution Adopted by the Region of Peel Regarding Federal Early Learning and Child Care Funding (Resolution 2004-1268) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-G2. Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Letter dated February, 2005, Encouraging Participation in Ontario’s Volunteer Recognition Program for the year 2005 by Submitting Nominations of Deserving Individuals (Receipt recommended)

  HS-G3. Dr. Sheela V. Basrur, Chief Medical Officer of Health and Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated March 3, 2005, Advising of Amendments to Regulations under the Health Protection and Promotion Act that Support the Merger of the Muskoka-Parry Sound Health Unit with the Simcoe County District Health Unit and with the North Bay and District Health Unit (Receipt recommended)

  HS-G4. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 16, 2005, Advising that the District of Timiskaming, the Rural Areas of Lambton County and Chatham Kent, and the East End of the City of Hamilton are the Three Communities Chosen to Pilot the Government’s Best Start Plan for Children (Receipt recommended)

  HS-G5. Sandra Pupatello, Minister of Community and Social Services, Letter dated March 17, 2005, Thanking the Regional Municipality of Peel for Agreeing to Participate in the New “JobsNow” Pilot Project, an Employment Placement and Extended Employment Retention Pilot Project of the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS-E1)


F. OTHER BUSINESS



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

  G1. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the 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. Labour relations or employee negotiations

  G5. Labour relations or employee negotiations (Limited distribution only)


H. ADJOURNMENT



Script created by Geoff Hunt

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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