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DATE: December 8, 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. Glen Shipp, Treasurer, PLASP Board of Directors and Sylvia M. Leal, Chief Executive Officer, PLASP Child Care Services, Thanking the Region of Peel for its Ongoing Support of the PLASP Child Care Services Program; Presenting a Brief Update on Growth of Service throughout the Region, and; Requesting that Regional Council Continue to Recognize the Need for Further Support for Families and Continue to Urge the Province for an Equitable Share of Child Care Funding (10 minutes)

  D2. Rae Horst, General Manager and Mike Puddister, Manager of Land & Stewardship, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and Ron Dewell, Manager of Property/Assessment and Jim Dillane, Director, Finance and Business Services, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Supporting the Proposed Region of Peel Land Securement Funding Program (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Planning – Item PL-A1)


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. State of the Region’s Health 2005 – Focus on Overweight, Obesity and Related Health Consequences in Adults (Bound Copies of the Peel Health Status Report Available in the Clerk’s Division) (Deferred from the November 10, 2005 General Committee meeting)
Presentation by Dr. Hanif Kassam, Medical Officer of Health (10 minutes)

  HS-A2. Families First Research Evaluation Project (For information)

  HS-A3. Modification of Name and Mandate – Region of Peel Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) Advisory Committee


HEALTH

HS-B. Business and Information Services

  HS-B1. Public Health Capacity Review – Interim Report


HS-C. Environmental Health

  HS-C1. Air Quality Modelling Pilot Project

  HS-C2. Greater Toronto Atmospheric Fund

  HS-C3. Tobacco Enforcement Activities (For information)


HS-D. Communicable Diseases

  HS-D1. Sexually Transmitted Infections Awareness and Education Campaign Launch (For information)


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-E. Children's Services

  HS-E1. Best Start Network Terms of Reference and Best Start Transition Plan


HS-F. Ontario Works in Peel

  HS-F1. Ontario Works: Qualifications of Participants (For information)

  HS-F2. Recovery of Social Assistance Overpayments (For information)


HS-G. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-G1. Rick Williams, President, Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA), Letter dated October 25, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated June 23, 2005, Regarding Social Spending by Municipalities (Resolution 2005-750) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-G2. News Release: Citizenship and Immigration Canada, dated October 31, 2005, Announcing that in 2004, Canada reached its Targeted Annual Immigration Levels for the Fifth Consecutive Year and Presenting the Minister’s 2005 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration (Receipt recommended)

  HS-G3. Mary Anne Chambers, Minister of Children and Youth Services, Letter dated November 2, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated September 8, 2005, Regarding the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) (Resolution 2005-1029) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-G4. Sandra Pupatello, Minister of Community and Social Services, Letter dated November 4, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated September 16, 2005, Regarding the Special Diet Allowance for Social Assistance Recipients (Resolution 2005-1031) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-G5. Mike Colle, Ontario Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, E-mail dated November 21, 2005, Informing of the Signing of the Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement (Referral to Social Services recommended) (See also Item HS-G7)

  HS-G6. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 22, 2005, Advising that Representatives of the Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS) are calling on the Provincial Government to Fulfill its Election Promise to Invest in Better Nursing Home Care (Receipt recommended)

  HS-G7. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 21, 2005, Announcing that Canada and Ontario have Signed a $920 Million Immigration Agreement which Includes a Groundbreaking Commitment to Partnership with Municipalities (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS-G5)


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

CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A. Ambulance and Emergency Services

  MA-A1. Regional Fire Coordinator – Continuation of Position


MA-B. Clerk’s

  MA-B1. Report of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Liaison Committee (GTAA-2005-2) meeting held on November 17, 2005


PEOPLE, INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY

MA-C. Human Resources

  MA-C1. Consulting Services – Executive Search for Chief Administrative Officer


FINANCE

MA-D. Financial Services

  MA-D1. Proposed Deferred Waterworks Rate for 301 King Street, Terra Cotta - Local Improvement Constructed Under the Municipal Act, Project 94-1130 - Town of Caledon, Ward 2

  MA-D2. Proposed Deferred Waterworks Rate for 60 Victoria Street, and 7780 Creditview Road - Local Improvement Constructed Under the Municipal Act, Project 96-1010, in the Village of Churchville - City of Brampton, Ward 6

  MA-D3. Imposing a Waterworks Rate Under the Local Improvement Act - Projects 01-2030, 02-2710 and 02-2720

  MA-D4. Imposing a Waterworks Rate Under the Municipal Act - Local Improvement Projects 01-1375 and 01-1385


MA-E. Corporate Finance

  MA-E1. Transfer of Growth Funds to William Osler Health Centre (For information)

  MA-E2. Proposal for the Provision of Banking Services

  MA-E3. Bill 21, “Energy Conservation Responsibility Act, 2005” (For information)

  MA-E4. GO Transit Funding - Update

  MA-E5. Preliminary Review of Application of the Region of Peel’s Allocation of Federal Gas Tax Funding

  MA-E6. Authority to Execute the Municipal Funding Agreement with AMO and Establish a Reserve Fund for Federal Gas Tax Funds


MA-F. Corporate Finance - Budget

  MA-F1. Current and Capital Budget Overview (Oral)
Presentation by David Szwarc, Acting Chief Administrative Officer and Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance (1 hour requested)

  MA-F2. 2006 Regional Current Budget

  MA-F3. 2006 Capital Budget and 2007 to 2015 Capital Forecast

  MA-F4. Amendment of Water, Wastewater (Sewer) and Waste Management Systems Fees and Charges

  MA-F5. Amendments to User Fees and Charges

  MA-F6. 2006 Property Tax Supported Operating Budget Estimates – Special Purpose Bodies and Non-Program (For information)


MA-G. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-G1. Robert W. Runciman, MPP, Leeds-Grenville, Transcript from the 38th Parliament of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, dated October 18, 2005, titled “MPP Runciman Responds to Throne Speech” (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G2. Harinder Takhar, M.P.P., Mississauga Centre, Letter dated October 28, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb Regarding the Exemption of “Ambulance Workers” from the Meal Break Provision under the Employment Standards Act (Resolution 2005-1171) (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-G11)

  MA-G3. Bill Fisch, Regional Chair and CEO, York Region, Letter dated October 31, 2005, Supporting the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) Response to the Consultation Paper titled “The Funding of Jointly-Sponsored Defined Benefit Pension Plans” issued by the Ministry of Finance on August 21, 2005 (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-G9 and MA-G12)

  MA-G4. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 3, 2005, Providing a Status Report on the Canada-Ontario-Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund (COMRIF) (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G5. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 4, 2005, Providing Links to the AMO Original Submission and a Presentation made by Roger Anderson, AMO President, to the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Finance (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G6. Debbie Zimmerman, Chair, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Board of Directors, Letter dated November 4, 2005, Providing an Update on the 2005 Assessment Notices Sent to Ontario Property Owners, the Subsequent Investigation by Ombudsman André Marin, and the Opportunity for Public Information Sessions or Presentations to Explain the Process (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G7. Douglas A. Love, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Letter dated November 8, 2005, Requesting that the Region of Peel Provide a List of Three Eligible and Qualified Nominees of Which One Will Be Selected by the GTAA Board of Directors for Appointment to the GTAA Board (Direction Required) (Copy of GTAA Operating By-law Available in the Clerk’s Division for Viewing)

  MA-G8. Janet McDougald, Chair, Peel District School Board, Letter dated November 9, 2005 to Gerald Kennedy, Minister of Education, Requesting a Review of the Formula Utilized to Determine the Number of Trustees for School Boards as a Result of Unprecedented Growth in the Region of Peel (Receipt Recommended)

  MA-G9. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 15, 2005, Providing a Link to the AMO Presentation to the Standing Committee on Bill 206 and Strongly Encouraging Municipal Governments to make a Written Submission to the Committee (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-G3 and MA-G12)

  MA-G10. Kathy Stranks, Supervisor, Board Member Services, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated November 15, 2005, Attaching the TRCA Meeting Schedule for 2006-2007 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G11. Steve Peters, Minister of Labour, Letter dated November 16, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb Regarding the Exemption of “Ambulance Workers” from the Meal Break Provision under the Employment Standards Act (Resolution 2005-1171) (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-G2)

  MA-G12. Leonard J. Mikulich, City Clerk, Brampton, Letter dated November 17, 2005, Attaching a Brampton Resolution Regarding the Proposed Provincial Legislation – Bill 206, “An Act to Revise the Ontario Government Municipal Retirement System Act” (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-G3 and MA-G9) (Copy of City of Brampton Report Available in the Clerk’s Division)

  MA-G13. Joanne McPhail, Acting Manager, Organizational Development, Peel Regional Police, Letter dated November, 2005, Enclosing a Copy of the Peel Regional Police Strategic Plan 2005-2007 (Receipt recommended) (Copy of the Strategic Plan Available in the Clerk’s Division for Viewing)


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

PL-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  PL-A1. Sustainable Source of Funding and Agreement for Land Securement
Presentation by Nick Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning (10 minutes) (See also Delegations/Presentations – Item D2)

  PL-A2. Liveable Peel: A Community Sustainability Plan to 2051 (For information)

  PL-A3. Appeals of Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 16


PL-B. Administration

  PL-B1. Report of the Public Meeting held on November 17, 2005, Regarding Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 17 to the Region of Peel Official Plan (ROP) (See also Items PL-D1 and PL-E5)


PL-C. Planning Policy and Research

  PL-C1. Regional Official Plan Strategic Update (ROPSU): Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 13 – Environmental Mapping Update of Schedule A – Core Areas of the Greenlands System in Peel
Presentation by Arvin Prasad, Director, Planning Policy and Research (10 minutes) (See also Items PL-E2 and PL-E3) (Deferred from the November 10, 2005 General Committee meeting)

  PL-C2. Launch of the Peel Data Centre (For information)

  PL-C3. Delegation of Regional Authority under the Municipal Act, 2001, Regarding Tree By-laws


PL-D. Development Planning Services

  PL-D1. Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 17 – Amendment to Establish the 2021 Mayfield West Rural Service Centre Boundary (See also Items PL-B1 and PL-E5)


PL-E. COMMUNICATIONS

  PL-E1. Report of the Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group (PAAWG) Meeting Held on August 18, 2005 (Receipt recommended)

  PL-E2. Carl Brawley, Planner, Glenn Schnarr and Associates Inc., Letter dated November 9, 2005, Providing Comments in Opposition to the Proposed Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 13 on behalf of 840966 Ontario Limited (Referral to Planning recommended) (See also Items PL-C1 and PL-E3) (Deferred from the November 10, 2005 General Committee meeting)

  PL-E3. Shalini Alleluia, Committee Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated November 12, 2005, Providing a Copy of Recommendation PDC-0109-2005, Advising that the City of Mississauga Supports the Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 13 (Receipt recommended) (See also Items PL-C1 and PL-E2)

  PL-E4. Denise Pratt, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated November 22, 2005, Providing a Copy of the Report titled “Bram West Secondary Plan and North West Brampton Future Urban Development” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton Report are Available in the Clerk's Division)

  PL-E5. Jeffrey L. Davies, Davies Howe Partners, Letter dated November 23, 2005, Providing Support for the Application to Amend the Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 17, Mayfield West Rural Service Centre Boundary on behalf of the Kennedy Heart Lake Owners’ Group (Receipt recommended) (See also Items PL-B1 and PL-D1)

  PL-E6. David Caplan, Minister of Public Infrastructure and Renewal, Letter dated November 24, 2005, Providing a Copy of the Report titled “Places to Grow, Better Choices, Brighter Future: Proposed Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe” (Referral to Planning recommended) (A Copy of the Places to Grow Report is Available for Viewing in the Clerk’s Division)


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

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

  PW-A1. Lift and Dedicate a Portion of 0.3 Metre Reserve Regional Road 5 (Derry Road) East of McLaughlin Road – City of Mississauga, Ward 5

  PW-A2. Detailed Design and Contract Administration for Intersection Improvement Works at Various Intersections on Cawthra Road, Capital Project 99-4040, Document 2000-078P – City of Mississauga, Wards 1, 3, 4 and 7

  PW-A3. Airport Road Widening from Countryside Drive to Mayfield Road, New Bridge Structure, Engineering Services and Contract Extension, Capital Projects 01-4035 and 03-4040, Documents 2002-383P and 2004-123T – City of Brampton, Ward 10

  PW-A4. Bovaird Drive Reconstruction – Highway 410 to Mississauga Road, Tender Award and Additional Funding, Capital Projects 02-4090, 04-1112 and 04-1114 – City of Brampton, Wards 1, 2 and 6


PW-B. Waste Management

  PW-B1. Processed Bottom Ash Use as Daily Cover, Document 2003-337N

  PW-B2. Contract for Processing Mixed Broken Glass, Document 2005-673P

  PW-B3. Single Stream Recycling in the Town of Caledon, Document 2005-076N

  PW-B4. Tipping Fees for Recyclables and Organics at Regional Processing Facilities


PW-C. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-C1. News Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 15, 2005, Advising of the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) Process for Consultation on Environmental Penalties Regulations (Referral to Public Works recommended)

  PW-C2. New Release: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 16, 2005, Advising of Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Under the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) New Water Taking and Transfer Regulation (Referral to Public Works recommended)


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 15 (Steeles Avenue), Owner: 1599045 Ontario Limited - City of Brampton, Ward 8

  HO-A2. Encroachment Agreement Regional Road 107 (Queen Street), Owner: Eden Oak Industrial Park Inc. - City of Brampton, Ward 10

  HO-A3. Peel Youth Village - Request to Upgrade the Heating Ventilation and Air-Conditioning System


HO-B. Housing

  HO-B1. Toward a New Canadian Housing Framework (For information) (A Copy of the “Final Report - Toward a New Canadian Housing Framework” Available for Viewing in the Clerk's Division)

  HO-B2. Identifying Returns on Investment: New Affordable Housing Built in Peel Region (For information) (Copy of the Final Report “Identifying Returns on Investment: New Affordable Housing Built in Peel Region” Distributed to Councillors only – Copies Available in the Housing Department)


HO-C. Property

  HO-C1. Office Systems Furniture Contract Extension for Interim Space Requirements


HO-D. COMMUNICATIONS

HO-D1. News Article: From UN-HABITAT, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Regarding the Third Session of the World Urban Forum (WUFIII) to be Hosted by the Government of Canada in Vancouver, Canada, from June 19 to 23, 2006 (Receipt recommended)


F. OTHER BUSINESS



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

  G1. Labour relations or employee negotiations

  G2. Labour relations or employee negotiations

  G3. Labour relations or employee negotiations

  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. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the 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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