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DATE: September 08, 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



Chaired by Regional Chair E. Kolb


A. ROLL CALL



B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST



C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA



D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

  D1. Therese Taylor, Conservation Chair, Sierra Club of Canada, Peel Region Chapter, Regarding the Proposed Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 16, Transportation Planning Policies (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Planning - Items PL-A1 and PL-B2)

  D2. Dr. Hanif Kassam, Medical Officer of Health, Providing an Update on West Nile Virus Activity in Peel (5 minutes)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


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

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HS-A1. Best Start Allocation and Implementation (See also Item HS-H1)


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-B. Children's Services

  HS-B1. Children’s Program in Family Shelters (For information) (See also Items HS-B2 and HS-B3)
Presentation by Kamalesh Visavadia, Manager, New Initiatives; Donna Palmer, Supervisor, Special Needs Service and Gwyneth Lewis, Program Co-ordinator (10 minutes)

  HS-B2. Neighbourhood Family Connections (For information) (See also Items HS-B1 and HS-B3)

  HS-B3. Family Literacy Program (For information) (See also Items HS-B1 and HS-B2)

  HS-B4. Child Care Costs for Students Receiving Ontario Student Assistance Program

  HS-B5. Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day – October 26, 2005


HS-C. Ontario Works in Peel

  HS-C1. Ontario Works: OCAP (Ontario Coalition Against Poverty) Promotion of Special Diets


HS-D. TransHelp

  HS-D1. TransHelp Service Improvement Initiative (For information)


HEALTH

HS-E. Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

  HS-E1. New Funding for Tobacco Prevention and Enforcement Programs (For information)


HS-F. Family Health

  HS-F1. World Breastfeeding Week – October 1 to 7, 2005


HS-G. Long-Term Care

  HS-G1. Peel Long Term Care Preferred Accommodation Rate Update

  HS-G2. New Provincial Funding for Long-Term Care


HS-H. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-H1. Mary Anne Chambers, Minister of Children and Youth Services, Letter dated July 21, 2005, Providing an Update on the Progress of the Implementation of Phase 1 of the Best Start Program and Documentation to Assist in the Development and Implementation of the Program (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS-A1)

  HS-H2. Beverly Stevenson, Information Officer, Rabies Research and Development Unit, Ministry of Natural Resources, Letter dated August 2, 2005, Providing an Update on the Province of Ontario Annual Wildlife Rabies Control Operations for 2005 (Receipt recommended)

  HS-H3. Paul Zarnke, Executive Director, Peel Children’s Aid, Letter dated August 16, 2005, Requesting that October be Proclaimed as Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month in the Region of Peel (Endorsement requested)

  HS-H4. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated August 5, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated June 23, 2005, Regarding Social Spending by Municipalities (Resolution 2005-750) (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS-H5)

  HS-H5. M. Bredeson, Executive Correspondence Officer, Office of the Prime Minister, Letter dated July 27, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated June 23, 2005, Regarding Social Spending by Municipalities (Resolution 2005-750) and the Canada Social Transfer (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS-H4)

  HS-H6. Mary Anne Chambers, Minister of Children and Youth Services, Letter dated August 15, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated December 21, 2004, Regarding Federal Early Learning and Child Care Funding (Resolution 2004-1268) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-H7. David Miller, Mayor, City of Toronto, Letter dated August 18, 2005, Providing an Update on the GTAF (GTA Atmospheric Fund) Proposal (Receipt recommended)


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

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-A. Chief Administrative Officer

  MA-A1. Presentation of Agenda Materials to Members of Council (Oral)
Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer (10 minutes)


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B. Clerk's

  MA-B1. Catering Arrangements for Council Lunches


MA-C. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-C1. John Gerretsen, Minister, Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated July 18, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb Outlining the Regional Position on Changes to the Development Charges Act, 1997 (Resolution 2005-596) (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C2. Denise Pratt, Legislative Coordinator, City Clerk’s Office, City of Brampton, Letter dated July 26, 2005, Attaching a City of Brampton Report on the Financial Impact of 2004 Provincial Offences Court Operations (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C3. Terri Brenton, Legislative Coordinator, City Clerk’s Office, City of Brampton, Letter dated July 28, 2005, Providing a Copy of Correspondence Received from Monte Kwinter, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, with respect to Safety Concerns Related to the Use of Fireworks (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C4. Peter R. Smith, Chairman, GO Transit, Letter dated August 8, 2005, Attaching Correspondence from the Honourable Jean Lapierre, Minister of Transport Regarding the Toronto Air Rail Link Project (Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance to Provide Comments) (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C5. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated August 11, 2005, Informing of an Extension by the Federal and Provincial Governments to the Deadline for Completing Canada-Ontario Infrastructure Program Projects until March 31, 2008 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C6. John Kaldeway, President and Chief Executive Officer, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated August 11, 2005, Thanking the Regional Municipality of Peel; the Peel Regional Police; Ambulance; Emergency Management Office; and Environmental Control for their Assistance in Response to the Air France Accident at Toronto Pearson International Airport on August 4, 2005 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C7. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated August 12, 2005, Providing Key Program Details of the Safer Communities – 1,000 Officers Partnership Program, Recently Announced by Monte Kwinter, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C8. John Gerretsen, Minister, Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated August 12, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb Regarding GO Transit Development Charges (Resolution 2005-770) (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C9. Shelley Porteous, Executive Assistant, Peel Police Services Board, Letter dated August 12, 2005, Providing a Copy of a Report titled “Routine Police Traffic Stops – Response to Direction of Regional Council” dated July 20, 2005 and a Related Memo From Deputy Chief Metcalf dated July 27, 2005 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C10. Shelley Porteous, Executive Assistant, Peel Police Services Board, Letter dated August 12, 2005, Providing a Copy of a Report titled “Thefts of Motor Vehicles and from Motor Vehicles – 12 Division” dated August 2, 2005 and a Supporting Memo From Deputy Chief Metcalf dated August 2, 2005 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C11. Shelley Porteous, Executive Assistant, Peel Police Services Board, Letter dated August 12, 2005, Providing a Copy of a Report titled “VCom Group Annual Report” dated July 26, 2005 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C12. Sandra Pupatello, Minister, Community and Social Services, Letter dated August 17, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb Regarding GTA Equilization and the Funding of Social Services Costs (Resolution 2005-750) (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C13. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated August 23, 2005, Explaining its Role in Administering the Federal Gas Tax Funding to Ontario Municipalities and the Process which Municipalities will be Required to Follow (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING
Chaired by Councillor R. Paterak or Vice-Chair Councillor J. Sprovieri

PL-A. Transportation Planning

  PL-A1. Regional Official Plan Strategic Update (ROPSU) Regional Official Plan Amendment 16 – Proposing Changes to Transportation Network and Policies (See also Item PL-B2 and Delegations/Presentations – Item D1)


PL-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  PL-B1. Dick O’Brien, Chair, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Letter dated August 5, 2005, Congratulating the Region of Peel on the Success of the 2005 Peel Children’s Water Festival (Receipt recommended)

  PL-B2. Victor Doyle, Manager, Planning and Development, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated August 12, 2005, Providing the One-Window Comments from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing for the Region of Peel Draft Official Plan Amendment Number 16, Transportation Network and Policies (Receipt recommended) (See also Item PL-A1 and Delegations/Presentations – Item D1)

  PL-B3. Harinder Takhar, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated August 18, 2005, Responding to Chair Kolb’s Letter of August 2, 2005, Supporting the Position of the Region of Peel that the Highway 410 Extension Should Proceed as Approved (Receipt recommended)

  PL-B4. David Brown, Chair, Mississauga Traffic Safety Council, Letter dated August 22, 2005, Expressing Concern with Respect to the Wording of Section 27(3) of the Proposed Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act Regarding School Crossings (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore or Vice-Chair Councillor M. Prentice

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

  PW-A1. Class Environmental Assessment Study for Herridge Feedermain, Capital Project 05-1506, Document 2005-010P – City of Mississauga, Ward 2

  PW-A2. Widening of Mayfield Road from Future Highway 410 to Bramalea Road, Capital Project 04-4060, Document 2005-078P – City of Brampton, Ward 9 and Town of Caledon, Ward 2

  PW-A3. Slope Stabilization on the Forks of the Credit Road and King Street West, Capital Project 01-4040, Document 2004-489N – Town of Caledon, Wards 1 and 5


PW-B. Water and Wastewater Treatment

  PW-B1. Upgrade of the Herridge Pumping Station, Capital Project 00-1915, Document 2005-516T – City of Mississauga, Ward 2


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

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HO-A1. Encroachment Agreement, Regional Road 50 (Highway 50), Owner: The Corporation of the Town of Caledon – Town of Caledon, Ward 5


HO-B. Housing

  HO-B1. World Habitat Day – October 3, 2005

  HO-B2. Removing Applicants from Peel Access to Housing’s Centralized Waiting List


HO-C. COMMUNICATIONS

  HO-C1. News Release: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated August 12, 2005, Announcing the Release of the 2006 Provincial Rent Increase Guideline (Receipt recommended)


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. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

  G5. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

  G6. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

  G7. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting a municipality or local board

  G8. Labour relations or employee negotiations


H. ADJOURNMENT



Script created by Geoff Hunt

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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