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DATE: June 30, 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, 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. Noel Catney, Chief and Larry Button, Chief Administrative Officer - Policing, Peel Regional Police, Presenting an Overview and Status Report on Provincial Adequacy Regulations (1 hour requested) (To be heard at 10:00 a.m.)

  D2. Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance and Steven Hall, Director, Corporate Energy Management, Presentation of Leadership Award from the Ontario Conservation Action Team (5 minutes) (See also Items Related to Management - Item MA-F1)

  D3. Maureen Etkin, Regional Consultant, Central West, The Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Co-Chair Peel Elder Abuse Network, Raising Council's Awareness of the Elder Abuse Issues in Peel and Identifying the Collective Collaborative Approach Taken by the Peel Community Agencies (10 minutes)

  D4. Mathew Shulman, Executive Director, Peel-Halton-Dufferin Adult Learning Network, Discussing Peel-Halton-Dufferin Adult Learning Network Programs and Services to the Region of Peel (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-F1)

  D5. Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works, and Mark Schiller, Director, Water and Wastewater Treatment, Update on Concerns With Respect to Shoreline Algae in Lake Ontario (5 minutes) (As requested by Councillor Pat Mullin) (Referred from the June 16, 2005 Regional Council meeting)

  D6. Rod Muir, Waste Diversion Campaigner, Sierra Club of Canada, Regarding Positioning Theme and Key Messages for the Region-Wide Organics Communication Strategy (5 minutes)

  D7. Nick Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning, Leading a Transportation Network Workshop (1 hour requested) (Deferred from the June 9, 2005 General Committee Meeting)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


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

PL-A. Administration

PL-A1. Minutes of the Public Meeting held on June 16, 2005, Regarding Proposed Amendment Number 16 to the Region of Peel Official Plan (ROP)


PL-B. COMMUNICATIONS

PL-B1. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated May 27, 2005, Regarding the City of Brampton Official Plan Review – Environment and Open Space Discussion Paper (Receipt recommended) (City of Brampton Report Available in Clerk’s)

PL-B2. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated May 27, 2005, Regarding Highway 427 Extension – Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Terms of Reference Report (Receipt recommended) (City of Brampton Report Available in Clerk’s)

PL-B3. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated June 1, 2005, Regarding Changes to Implementation Dates for Specific Requirements of the Building Code Statute Law Amendment Act, 2002 (Bill 124) (Receipt recommended)

  PL-B4. News Release: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated June 2, 2005 Advising of the Appointment of the Greenbelt Council and Its Membership (Receipt recommended) (See also PL-B6)

  PL-B5. Public Notice: GO Transit/Greater Toronto Transit Authority (GTTA), Received June 8, 2005, Regarding GO Transit Rail Improvement Program, Georgetown-Weston Corridor Rail Expansion Environmental Assessment (Receipt recommended)

  PL-B6. News Release: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated June 16, 2005, Advising of the New Greenbelt Foundation and Its Membership (Receipt recommended) (See also PL-B4)

  PL-B7. Shalini Alleluia, Committee Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated June 10, 2005, Requesting that the Region of Peel Amend Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 16 – Transportation Planning to Reflect Planning and Development Committee Recommendation PDC-0059-2005 (Direction required) (Additional Information Available in Clerk’s)


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

PW-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

PW-A1. Environmental Assessment Reform - Report of the Environmental Assessment Advisory Panel (March 2005) (For information)


PW-B. Engineering and Construction

PW-B1. Water and Wastewater Servicing Master Plan, Capital Projects 05-1569 and 05-2550, Document 2005-325N

PW-B2. Steeles Avenue and Hurontario Street Intersection Improvements, Capital Project 00-4225, Document 2004-073T and Document 2000-133P – City of Brampton, Ward 3

PW-B3. 1200mm (48 inch) Sanitary Sewer Diversion from Fletcher’s Creek Trunk Sewer to Etobicoke Creek Trunk Sewer, Capital Project 03-2280, Document 2005-123P – City of Mississauga, Ward 5 and City of Brampton, Wards 3 and 8


PW-C. Water and Wastewater Treatment

  PW-C1. Palgrave Well 4, Capital Project 00-1230, Document 2000-232P – Town of Caledon, Ward 4

  PW-C2. Cheltenham Firehall/Pumping Station Upgrade, Capital Project 02-1835, Document 2003-658N – Town of Caledon, Ward 2


PW-D. Waste Management

  PW-D1. 2005 Fall Environment Day – City of Mississauga, Ward 2

  PW-D2. Minutes of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2005-5) Meeting held on June 23, 2005 (To be distributed when available)


PW-E. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-E1. Wayne Riviere, Marketing Manager, W. Ralston (Canada), Inc., Letter dated May 11, 2005, Congratulating Chair Kolb and Peel Regional Council for its Recent Decision to Adopt a “Made in Peel” Organic Waste Solution (Receipt recommended)

  PW-E2. Leona Dombrowsky, Minister of the Environment, Letter dated May 13, 2005, Responding to Chair Kolb's Letter on Funding for the Blue Box Program Plan (BBPP), Outlining Resources for Further Information on Blue Box Funding and Advising that a Decision About Changes to the Funding System will be Rendered Following the Ministry's Review of Proposed Amendments and Public Comments (Receipt recommended)

  PW-E3. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 30, 2005 Advising that the Ministry of the Environment Released New Regulation Under the Safe Drinking Water Act and Proposed Subsequent Amendments to Regulation 170/03 (Receipt recommended)

  PW-E4. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 31, 2005 Advising that AMO is Pleased with the Results of the Drinking Water Progress Report from Ontario’s Chief Drinking Water Inspector (Receipt recommended)

  PW-E5. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 3, 2005, Advising that the Ministry of the Environment has Confirmed that the Environmental Penalties Provided in Bill 133 Do Not Apply to Municipalities (Receipt recommended)


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

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HO-A1. New Funding Model: Business Cases


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  HO-B1. News Release: From the Mississauga Real Estate Board, dated May 13, 2005, Regarding the Government Luncheon held by the Mississauga Real Estate Board (Receipt recommended)

  HO-B2. News Release: From the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated June 13, 2005, Announcing the Appointment of the New Chair of the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal (Receipt recommended)

  HO-B3. Joe Fontana, Minister of Labour and Housing, Letter dated May 13, 2005, Responding to Mayor McCallion’s Letter dated March 28, 2005, Regarding Rent Supplements as a Means to Address the Need for Affordable Housing in Ontario and Providing an Update on the Various Affordable Housing Programs (Receipt recommended)


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

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

HS-A1. Regulation of Small Drinking Water Systems (For information)


HEALTH

HS-B. Environmental Health

  HS-B1. Regional By-law for Food Safety Performance Disclosure


HS-C. Communicable Diseases

  HS-C1. Integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS) Service Level Agreement with Smart Systems Health Agency (SSHA)


HS-D. Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

  HS-D1. Smoke-Free Bingo Campaign, Region of Peel Smoke-Free By-law and Smoke-Free Ontario Act (Bill 164) Update (For information)


HS-E. Family Health

  HS-E1. Teen Prenatal Supper Club Evaluation (For information)


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-F. Children's Services

  HS-F1. Literacy Month in Peel – September 2005 (See also Delegations/Presentations Item D4)

  HS-F2. Evening Care at Chinguacousy Child Care Centre (For information)


HS-G. Transhelp

  HS-G1. TransHelp Advisory Committee Terms of Reference


HS-H. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-H1. Gail Paech, Lead, System Integration (LHINs), Health Results Team, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated May 9, 2005, Responding to Chair Kolb’s Letter dated March 30, 2005, Regarding Concerns about Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) Boundaries and their Effect on Peel Region (Receipt recommended)

  HS-H2. Kirk Corkery, Chair, GTA/905 Healthcare Alliance, Letter dated May 10, 2005, Thanking the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Mayors’ and Chair Committee for the Support in Bringing about Fair Hospital Funding for the GTA/905 Residents and Providing a Copy of a Recently Released Report by the GTA/905 Healthcare Alliance, titled “The State of Hospital Care in the GTA/905” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the Report Distributed to Councillors Only) (See also Item HS-H3)

  HS-H3. Bill Fisch, Regional Chair and CEO, The Regional Municipality of York, Letter dated May 20, 2005 to Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Regarding Funding Inequities for GTA/905 Health Care Services (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS-H2)

  HS-H4. Ken Dryden, Minister of Social Development, Letter dated May 24, 2005, Responding to Chair Kolb’s Letter dated December 21, 2004, Regarding the Importance of Early Learning and Child Care for Canadian Families (Resolution 2004-1268) (Receipt recommended)


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

FINANCE

MA-A. Internal Audit

MA-A1. Minutes of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2005-4) Meeting held on June 16, 2005


MA-B. Corporate Finance

  MA-B1. 2006 Business Planning Process and Overview of Budget Pressures

  MA-B2. Triannual Financial Report – April 2005 (For information)

  MA-B3. Statement of Development Charge Reserve Funds – Fiscal 2004


MA-C. Financial Services


MA-C1. Supply, Delivery, Installation and Replacement of Water Meters


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-D. Communication Services

MA-D1. Awards for Communication Excellence (For information)
Presentation by Cynthia Ulba, Manager, Public Affairs, Communication Services (10 minutes)


MA-E. Clerk's

  MA-E1. Interim Status Report – Accessibility Plan – September 2004 (For information)

  MA-E2. Report of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2005-5) Meeting held on May 31, 2005


MA-F. COMMUNICATIONS

MA-F1. Donna Cansfield, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Energy, Chair, Conservation Action Team, Letter dated May 10, 2005, Announcing the Selection of the Region of Peel as an Outstanding Leader in Sustainable Energy Practices (Receipt recommended) (See also Delegations/Presentations – Item D2)

MA-F2. Navdeep Singh Bains, MP Mississauga-Brampton South, Letter dated May 10, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb Seeking Support for the Quick Adoption of the Revised Budget and the $400 Million Investment in Improving Public Transit (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F3. Ralph Goodale, Minister, Finance (Ontario), Letter dated May 17, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb Supporting the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Partners for Climate Protection Program and the Green Municipal Funds (Resolution 2005-289) (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F4. Paul G. Haggis, President and Chief Executive Officer, OMERS, Letter dated May 24, 2005, Enclosing a Copy of OMERS 2004 Annual Report (Receipt recommended) (A Copy of the Report is Available for Viewing in Clerk’s)

  MA-F5. J. Humeniuk, President, Osprey Valley Resorts Inc., Letter dated May 24, 2005 to Rae Horst, General Manager, Credit Valley Conservation, Regarding a Review of the Credit Valley Conservation Authority Mandate (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F6. Linda Jeffrey, MPP, Brampton-Centre, Letter dated May 24, 2005, Seeking Support for a Private Member’s Bill - Bill 141, The Home Fire Sprinkler Act, 2004 (Referral to Housing and Property and Public Works recommended)

  MA-F7. David Caplan, Minister, Public Infrastructure Renewal, Letter dated May 25, 2005, Introducing ReNew Ontario, a Five-Year Plan that Will Invest More than $30 Billion In Public Infrastructure in Ontario (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F8. Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated May 27, 2005, to Harinder Takhar, Minister of Transportation, Urging the Province to Take On Primary Funding Responsibility for the Go Transit Capital Budget, Without Requiring a Municipal Contribution (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F9. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 30, 2005, Announcing the Launch of the Second of Three Application Intakes for the Canada-Ontario Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (COMRIF) (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F10. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 1, 2005, Announcing the Introduction of Legislation by the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Changing the Governance Structure of the OMERS Board and Allowing for the Creation of Supplemental Plans (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-F11)

  MA-F11. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 1, 2005, Warning that the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) Devolution Bill will Increase Costs for Municipalities and Municipal Employees (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-F10)

  MA-F12. News Release: Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Business Services, dated June 1, 2005, Announcing the Launch of Legislation on July 30, 2005 that will Strengthen the Provincial Consumer Protection Regulations; Safeguard the Rights of Consumers and Promote a Competitive Economy in Ontario (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F13. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 1, 2005, Announcing an Additional $800 Million in Funding for Municipal Transit from the Federal Government (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-F14, MA-F21 and MA-F23)

  MA-F14. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 1, 2005, Announcing the Pledge by the Federal Government to Provide an Additional $310 Million in Funding for Municipal Transit in Ontario (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-F13, MA-F21 and MA-F23)

  MA-F15. Petra Wolfbeiss, Senior Policy Advisor, Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Letter dated June 2, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb on Bill 118 and Providing a Copy of the AMO Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy (Resolution 2005-202) (Referral to the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee recommended)

  MA-F16. News Release: Ontario Ministry of Labour, dated June 7, 2005, Introducing Legislation to End Mandatory Retirement in Ontario (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-F17)

  MA-F17. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 9, 2005, Providing Legislative Updates on Bill 128 Regarding Marijuana Home Grow Operations and Legislation to End Mandatory Retirement (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-F16)

  MA-F18. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 13, 2005, Advising of the July 29, 2005 Deadline For Comments and Questions to be Submitted to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Regarding the Line Fences Act (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F19. News Release: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated June 13, 2005, Announcing the Passing of New Legislation that Recognizes the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the Province and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F20. News Release: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated June 13, 2005, Announcing the Passing of New Legislation Increasing the Number of Seats on Peel Regional Council to 25 from 22 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F21. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 15, 2005, Announcing the Securing of Per Capita Allocation for Federal Gas Tax Funding (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-F13, MA-F14 and MA-F23)

  MA-F22. Status Report: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 16, 2005, Providing a Comprehensive List of Legislation Relating to Municipal Governments on which AMO has been Consulted, or for which AMO will be Providing Submissions to Standing Committees (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F23. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated June 17, 2005, Announcing the Signing of Two Federal Gas Tax Agreements Providing $2.2 Billion for Ontario Municipalities (Receipt recommended) (Further Information is Available for Viewing in Clerk’s) (See also Items MA-F13, MA-F14 and MA-F21)


F. OTHER BUSINESS

F1. Proposed Resolution from the City of Mississauga with regards to the Waste Disposal Needs of Commercial and Industrial Waste as well as Residential Waste (Deferred from the June 9, 2005 General Committee meeting)


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

  G1. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting a municipality or local board

  G2. 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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