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THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
G E N E R A L  C O M M I T T E E

A G E N D A


DATE: January 19, 2006
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. Andrew Pollock, Director, Waste Management, Advising Members of Council of the following Two Awards Received by the Region of Peel: “The Silver Award for Infrastructure, 2005 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships”, from the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships for the Britannia Landfill Gas to Electricity Project; and “Mississauga Urban Design Award, Innovation and City-Wide Significance”, from the City of Mississauga for Brae Ben Golf Course (10 minutes)

  D2. Dora Jeffries, Chairperson, and Ed Schmeler, Treasurer, Coalition for a Nuclear Free Peel, Providing Comments on the Potential Expansion and Increase in Volume of Waste Processing Operations at 75 Sun Pac Boulevard in the City of Brampton (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Public Works - Item PW-B1)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HO-A1. Encroachment Agreement Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue), Owner: Loblaw Properties Limited - City of Brampton, Ward 3


HO-B. Housing

  HO-B1. Social Housing Reform Act, 2000 (SHRA) - November 2005 Regulation Changes (For information)

  HO-B2. Transitional and Housing Support Program Local Referral Agreement (For information)


HO-C. COMMUNICATIONS

  HO-C1. News Release: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), dated December 7, 2005, Informing of the Release of the Third Edition of “The Observer”, an Annual Review of the State of Housing in Canada (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HS-A1. Preparing for the Next Influenza Pandemic (For information)
      Presentation by Dr. Hanif Kassam, Medical Officer of Health (10 minutes)

  HS-A2. Update on Homemakers and Nurses Services in Peel


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-B. General Services

  HS-B1. Canada – Ontario Immigration Agreement (See also Item HS-B2)

  HS-B2. New Canada – Ontario Labour Market Agreements (See also Item HS-B1)


HS-C. Ontario Works in Peel

  HS-C1. Ontario Works: Changes to the Special Diet Allowance (For information)


HEALTH

HS-D. Business and Information Services

  HS-D1. Health Reform: Local Health System Integration Act, 2005 (For information)


HS-E. Long-Term Care

  HS-E1. Infection Control Measures in Peel Long Term Care for Legionnaires’ Disease (For information)


HS-F1. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-F1. George Smitherman, Minister, Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated November 15, 2005, Informing that the Province is Providing the Peel Regional Board of Health with $22,980,601 in Funding for 2005, and Providing an Update on Initiatives to Improve the Public Health System in Ontario (Receipt recommended)

  HS-F2. Christopher Bentley, Minister, Training, Colleges and Universities, Letter dated December 16, 2005, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated September 8, 2005, Regarding the Child Care Component of Student Loans Under the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) (Resolution 2005-1029) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-F3. Mary Anne Chambers, Minister, Children and Youth Services, Letter received December 21, 2005, Informing that the Ministry of Children and Youth will Provide Peel Consolidated Municipal Service Managers (CMSM) with a One-Time Unconditional Grant of $24,900,000 to Fund the Child Care Components of the Best Start Program (Receipt recommended)

  HS-F4. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated December 20, 2005, Announcing that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care will be Providing $83.5 Million in Funding for Land Ambulance and Long Term Care Equipment to Municipal Governments (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

FINANCE

MA-A. Corporate Finance

  MA-A1. 2006 Temporary Borrowing By-law to Meet Current Expenditures

  MA-A2. 2006 Interim Regional Requisition By-law

  MA-A3. Minutes of the Public Meeting Regarding the Intention to Pass By-laws to Impose Fees or Charges for the Use of the Water, Wastewater (Sewage) and Waste Management Systems of the Region of Peel held on December 15, 2005


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B. Ambulance and Emergency Services

  MA-B1. Peel Regional Paramedic Services Uniform Request for Proposal - Award


MA-C. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-C1. Jack Gibbons, Chair, Ontario Clean Air Alliance, Letter dated November 14, 2005, Attaching a Report Summary and Fact Sheet Explaining how Ontario can Increase its Electricity Productivity and Create a 100 Per Cent Renewable Electricity System (Receipt recommended) (Report Summary and Fact Sheet are available in the Clerk’s Division for viewing)

  MA-C2. Bill Fisch, Regional Chair and CEO, York Region and Chair, Mayors and Regional Chairs of Ontario (MARCO), Letter dated November 21, 2005, Enclosing the MARCO Submission to the General Government Committee Regarding Bill 206, An Act to Revise the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) Act, 2005 (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-C5 and MA-C11)

  MA-C3. News Release: Ontario Ministry of Labour, dated December 12, 2005, Declaring Mandatory Retirement at Age 65 Illegal in Ontario and Giving Employers One Year to Adapt Human Resources Policies and Practices to Comply with the Ending Mandatory Retirement Statute Law Amendment Act, 2005 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C4. John Tory, MPP, Leader of the Official Opposition, Letter dated December 12, 2005, Explaining the Provincial Conservative Party Decision to Vote Against Bill 37, the Respect for Municipalities Act, 2005 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C5. Ernie Hardeman, MPP, Oxford, Letter dated December 14, 2005, Expressing Concern with Regard to Bill 206, the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) Act, 2005 (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-C2 and MA-C11)

  MA-C6. John Gerretsen, Minister, Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated December 14, 2005, Announcing the Stronger City of Toronto for a Stronger Ontario Act, 2005, an Act that would Grant the City of Toronto Broad Powers Within its Jurisdiction (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C7. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated December 16, 2005, Providing an Implementation Update on the Federal Gas Tax (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C8. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated December 19, 2005, Providing a Summary of Matters Considered at the December Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Meeting with the Various Provincial Ministries (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C9. Alert: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated December 20, 2005, Requesting that Member Municipalities Encourage Residents to Raise Municipal Issues with Local Candidates Running in the Current Federal Election Campaign (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C13)

  MA-C10. John Gerretsen, Minister, Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated December 20, 2005, Acknowledging the Letter of Chair Kolb dated November 23, 2005, Regarding the Region of Peel Position on Bill 123, Transparency in Public Matters Act, 2005 (Resolution 2005-1293) (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C11. John Gerretsen, Minister, Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated December 20, 2005, Providing an Update on Bill 206, the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) Act, 2005 (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-C2 and MA-C5)

  MA-C12. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated December 22, 2005, Providing the End of Session Status for Legislation Relating to Municipal Governments (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C13. Alert: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated January 5, 2006, Urging Municipal Governments to Encourage Local Candidates to Complete the National Election Check-up on Municipal Issues (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C9)


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  PL-A1. Request for Private Waste Collection, 48-50 Port Street – City of Mississauga, Ward 1


PL-B. Planning Policy and Research

  PL-B1. Regional Official Plan Monitoring Program (For information) (Copies of the Regional Official Plan Monitoring Program Technical Report are available for viewing in the Clerk’s Division)

  PL-B2. Regional Response to Proposed Growth Plan


PL-C. Transportation Planning

  PL-C1. Highway 50/Highway 427 Extension Area Arterial Network Study (For information)


PL-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  PL-D1. Marion Plaunt, Senior Strategic Advisor, Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC), Letter dated November 30, 2005, Providing Staff Comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment Terms of Reference for the Niagara to Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Transit Corridor (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the NEC report are available in the Clerk’s Division)

  PL-D2. Kathy Stranks, Supervisor, Board Member Services, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated December 13, 2005, Advising of Amendments to the TRCA Fee Schedule for Planning Services and Permitting (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the TRCA report are available in the Clerk’s Division)

  PL-D3. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated December 14, 2005, Advising that the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) has Introduced Bill 51, the Planning and Conservation Land Statute Law Amendment Act (Receipt recommended)

  PL-D4. Shalini Alleluia, Committee Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated December 14, 2005, Requesting Amendments to Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) Number 17 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item PL-D7) (Copies of the City of Mississauga Report are available in the Clerk’s Division)

  PL-D5. Charles Lalonde, Director, Environmental Policy and Programs Branch, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Letter dated December 15, 2005, Advising that the Revised Minimum Distance Separation (MDS) Formulae are Available for Review and Comment until January 28, 2006 (Referral to Planning recommended)

  PL-D6. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated January 2, 2006, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton report titled “Status Report – Ministry of the Environment’s Watershed Based Source Protection Planning” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton Report are available in the Clerk’s Division)

  PL-D7. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated January 2, 2006, Providing a Copy of the report titled “City of Brampton Comments – Proposed Draft Regional Official Plan Amendment 17 (ROPA 17)” (Receipt recommended) (See also Item PL-D4) (Copies of the City of Brampton Report are available in the Clerk’s Division)

  PL-D8. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated January 2, 2006, Requesting that the Region of Peel Delegate Authority to the City of Brampton to Pass a By-law to Protect Trees from Injury or Destruction Within Woodlots (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton By-law are available in the Clerk’s Division)


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. Engineering and Construction

  PW-A1. Inflow and Infiltration Study, Capital Project 05-2510, Document 2005-405P

  PW-A2. Fletcher's Meadow Phase I Sanitary Trunk Sewer Deficiencies, Capital Project 05-2560 – City of Brampton, Ward 6


PW-B. Waste Management

  PW-B1. Certificate of Approval Application for 75 Sun Pac Boulevard – City of Brampton, Ward 10 (See also Items Related to Delegations/Presentations – Item D2)

  PW-B2. Compost Research Collaboration Agreement


PW-C. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-C1. Sonya Pacheco, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated November 29, 2005, Providing Support for the Mississauga Traffic Safety Council Recommendation Regarding Bill 169 – Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act, 2005 Which Requests the Minister of Transportation to Reconsider Proposed Amendments to the Subject Legislation (Receipt recommended) (See also Item PW-C4)

  PW-C2. Alert: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated December 5, 2005, Regarding a Proposed Clean Water Act (Receipt recommended) (See also Items PW-C5 and PW-C6)

  PW-C3. J. W. Tiernay, Executive Director, Ontario Good Roads Association (OGRA), Letter dated December 7, 2005, Providing the List of Candidates for the 2006 OGRA Board of Directors, and Requesting that Further Nominations be Submitted by February 1, 2006 (Receipt recommended)

  PW-C4. Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated December 15, 2005, Providing a Copy of a Letter to the Minister of Transportation Urging Reconsideration of the Proposed Amendments to the Transportation Statute Law Amendment Act, 2005 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item PW-C1)

  PW-C5. Ian Smith, Director, Drinking Water Program Management Branch, Ministry of the Environment, Letter dated December 22, 2005, Advising that Funding is Available for Technical Studies on Municipal Residential Drinking-Water Systems (Receipt recommended) (See also Items PW-C2 and PW-C6)

  PW-C6. Heather Malcolmson, Manager, Source Protection Planning, Drinking Water Program Management Branch, Ministry of the Environment, Letter dated January 9, 2006, Providing Corrections and Clarifications to Previously Distributed “Source Protection Request for Grant Proposals” Documentation (Receipt recommended) (See also Items PW-C2 and PW-C5)


F. OTHER BUSINESS



G. IN CAMERA MATTERS

  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. Labour relations or employee negotiations (Oral)


H. ADJOURNMENT



Script created by Geoff Hunt

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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