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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: March 30, 2006
TIME: Immediately Following the Special Regional Council Meeting
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. Jim Grieve, Chair, Success By 6 Peel, Providing a Summary of the Community Report Card (10 minutes)

  D2. Glenn Barnes, Chair, TransHelp Advisory Committee, Presenting the TransHelp Advisory Committee 2005 Annual Report (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-D1)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-A. Clerk’s

  MA-A1. Appointment to the Chinguacousy Health Services Board


FINANCE

MA-B. Corporate Finance

  MA-B1. 2005 Investment Report

  MA-B2. 2006 Final Regional Levy By-law

  MA-B3. Development Charges By-law Review (For information)


MA-C. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-C1. Peter Ferreira, Chair, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, Letter dated February 13, 2006, to Gerard Kennedy, Minister of Education, Urging the Province to Review the Formula Used to Determine the Maximum Number of Trustees for School Boards and Recommending an Increase in Trustees for Populations Greater than 100,000 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C12)

  MA-C2. Harinder S. Takhar, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated February 15, 2006, Advising that Bill 18 Received Royal Assent on December 15, 2005, Incorporating an Amendment to the GO Transit Act, 2001 Extending Municipal Development Charges By-laws for GO Transit Capital Costs Until December 31, 2006 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C7)

  MA-C3. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated February 23, 2006, Providing a Copy of a Town of Caledon Staff Report Endorsing a Regional By-law Delegating Tax Ratio Setting from the Region of Peel to the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon, in Accordance with Section 310 of the Municipal Act, 2001, for the 2006 Property Tax Year (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C8) (Copies of the Town of Caledon Report are available in the Clerk’s Division)

  MA-C4. D. Wayne Fyffe, Secretary, Board of Governors, Credit Valley Hospital, Letter dated February 23, 2006, Advising of the Proposed Elimination of the Region of Peel Council Representative on the Credit Valley Hospital Board of Governors Coinciding with the Municipal Council Term Ending November 30, 2006 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C5. David Szwarc, Acting Chief Administrative Officer, Region of Peel, Letter dated February 27, 2006, Replying to a letter from Shirley Hoy, City Manager, City of Toronto, dated February 15, 2006, Regarding the Decision by Region of Peel Council to Limit 2006 GTA Equalization Payments to 2005 Levels (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C6. Shelley Porteous, Executive Assistant, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated February 28, 2006, Providing a Copy of a Report and Motion Regarding the PPSB 2005 Annual Report on Board Activities (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C7. Harinder S. Takhar, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated February 28, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb Regarding Municipal Concerns Affecting the Municipal Funding Contribution to the GO Transit 10-Year Growth Capital Plan (Resolution 2005-1457) (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C2)

  MA-C8. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair, Region of Peel, Letter dated March 1, 2006, to John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Attaching Region of Peel By-law Number 8-2006 Delegating the Tax Ratio-Setting Authority to the Area Municipalities and Enclosing Resolutions from the Area Municipalities Supporting the Decision of the Region of Peel (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C3)

  MA-C9. David Kingston, Chair, Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) Board, Letter dated March 1, 2006, Assuring Employers, Members and Retirees of the Continued Commitment by the Board to Providing Industry Leading Pension Services Following the Passing of Bill 206, An Act to Revise the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System Act (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C11)

  MA-C10. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 3, 2006, Providing Details on its Ongoing Dialogue with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) on the Review of the Municipal Act, 2001 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-C11. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 3, 2006, Urging Municipalities to Track the Financial Impacts of Bill 206, An Act to Revise the Ontario Government Municipal Retirement System (OMERS) Act, Including Supplementary Plans, on Behalf of Taxpayers and Employees (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C9)

  MA-C12. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 3, 2006, Regarding the Recent Provincial Announcement Proposing Four-Year Terms for Local Council Members and School Trustees (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C1)

  MA-C13. Roger Anderson, Co-Chair of the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton (GTAH) Mayors and Regional Chairs Group, Letter dated March 6, 2006, Supporting the Attached Township of Scugog By-law Number 02-06 Regarding the Restrictions of the Use of Replica and Imitation Firearms (Receipt recommended) (Copies of Local Newspaper Articles Supporting the Ban are available in the Clerk’s Division)

  MA-C14. Dwight Duncan, Minister of Finance, Letter dated March 6, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb Regarding the Interpretation of the Ontario Health Premium (OHP) in Public Sector Collective Agreements (Resolution 2005-187) (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Planning Policy and Research

  PL-A1. Liveable Peel Conference: A Sustainable Future for our Community (For information)


PL-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  PL-B1. Report of the Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group (PAAWG) meeting held on November 10, 2005 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item PL-B6)

  PL-B2. Shalini Alleluia, Committee Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated February 23, 2006, Providing a Copy of the City of Mississauga Report Regarding the Town of Oakville Official Plan Amendment Number 117 (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Mississauga Report are available in the Clerk’s Division)

  PL-B3. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated February 23, 2006, Providing a Copy of a Letter to the Provincial Minister of Transportation, and Enclosing the Town of Caledon Report titled the “Greater Toronto Area (GTA) West Corridor Planning and Environmental Assessment Study” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the Town of Caledon Report are available in the Clerk’s Division)

  PL-B4. Kathy Stranks, Manager, Chair and Chief Administrative Officer’s Office, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated February 28, 2006, Providing a Copy of a Report in Support of Bill 51, the Planning and Conservation Statute Law Amendment Act (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the TRCA Report are available in the Clerk’s Division) (See also Item PL-B5)

  PL-B5. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated March 6, 2006, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Report Recommending Amendments to Bill 51, the Planning and Conservation Statute Law Amendment Act (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton Report are available in the Clerk’s Division) (See also Item PL-B4)

  PL-B6. Nick Ferri, Chairman, Peel Agricultural Advisory Working Group (PAAWG), Letter dated March 9, 2006, Responding on Behalf of PAAWG Urging Members of Regional Council to Consider the Importance of the Environmental Farm Plan to Address Sediment Control (Receipt recommended) (See also Item PL-B1)


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. INTERDERPARTMENTAL

  PW-A1. Municipal Access Agreement with Bell Canada for Access to the Region of Peel Rights-of-Way


PW-B. Engineering and Construction

  PW-B1. Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Sanitary Sewer System in the Village of Inglewood, Capital Project 06-2720 – Town of Caledon, Ward 1

  PW-B2. Sanitary Sewer on Regional Road 8 (Gore Road) from Ebenezer Road to Castlemore Road, Engineering Services Extension, Capital Project 03-2210, Document 2003-036P – City of Brampton, Ward 10


PW-C. Water and Wastewater Treatment

  PW-C1. Annual Summary Report: Municipal Water Supplies


PW-D. Waste Management

  PW-D1. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2006-3) meeting held on March 23, 2006 (To be distributed when available)


PW-E. Business and Information Services

  PW-E1. Proclamations of Event Weeks


PW-F. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-F1. James Knight, Chief Executive Officer, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Letter dated February 24, 2006, Advising of the Second Payment to the Region of Peel in Regard to the Integrated Fixed-Film Activated Sludge (IFAS) Demonstration for the Cost-Effective Wastewater Treatment Project (Receipt recommended)

  PW-F2. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated March 13, 2006, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Report in Response to the City of Mississauga Staff Report Regarding Power Generating Facilities (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton Report are available in the Clerk’s Division)


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HS-A1. Testing of Private Wells in Rural Areas when Drilling, Development or Capital Works is Being Conducted


HEALTH

HS-B. Environmental Health

  HS-B1. 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-B2. Safety of Public Drinking Water Fountains (For information)

  HS-B3. Greenfield South Electrical Generating Station


HS-C. Long-Term Care

  HS-C1. Peel Long Term Care 2005 Resident Satisfaction Survey Results (For information)


SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-D. TransHelp

  HS-D1. TransHelp Advisory Committee 2005 Annual Report (See also Delegations/Presentation - Item D2)


HS-E. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-E1. Dr. Sheela V. Basrur, Chief Medical Officer of Health and Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated February 15, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated January 10, 2006, Regarding Public Health Capacity Review – Interim Report (Resolution 2005-1398) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-E2. David O’Toole, Director, Urban and Rural Infrastructure Policy Branch, Ministry of Transportation, Letter dated February 17, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated January 25, 2006, Regarding State of the Region’s Health 2005 – Focus on Overweight, Obesity and Related Health Consequences in Adults (Resolution 2005-1395) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-E3. News Release: From the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, dated March 1, 2006 and Related Backgrounder dated March 1, 2006, Indicating that the Ontario Government is Strengthening the Role of Local Communities in Health Care Decisions Through the New Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) Legislation (Receipt recommended)

  HS-E4. Laurel C. Broten, Minister of the Environment, Letter dated March 1, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated January 9, 2006, Regarding the Proposal to Create a Greater Toronto Atmospheric Fund (Resolution 2005-1400) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-E5. Mike Colle, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Letter dated March 7, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated February 8, 2006, Regarding the Canada - Ontario Immigration Agreement (Resolution 2006-19) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-E6. Navdeep Singh Bains, M.P. Mississauga-Brampton South, Letter dated March 8, 2006, Regarding the Campaign Promise of Prime Minister Stephen Harper to Cancel the National Early Learning and Childcare Program (Receipt recommended)


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


H. ADJOURNMENT



Script created by Geoff Hunt

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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