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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: April 20, 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. Gayle Bursey, Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Introducing Vaibhav Gupta, Jasleen Singh, and Clint Wilson, Peer Leaders, Presenting an Update on the Tobacco Peer Leader Program. (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Human Services - Item HS-B1)

  D2. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair and David Szwarc, Acting Chief Administrative Officer, Region of Peel, Presenting the Government Finance Officers Association Canadian Award for Financial Reporting for the year ending December 31, 2004 to Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; Dave Bingham, Director, Financial Services; Monique Hynes, Manager, Accounting Services; and Mike Grey, Financial Analyst (10 minutes)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-A. General Services

  HS-A1. Report of the Grants Ad Hoc Committee (GRC-2006-1) Meeting held on April 13, 2006 (To be distributed when available)


HEALTH

HS-B. Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

  HS-B1. Smoke-Free Ontario Act (For information) (See also Delegations/Presentations - Item D1)


HS-C. Family Health

  HS-C1. Breastfeeding Practices in Peel (For information)


HS-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-D1. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 8, 2006, Informing that the Minister of Community and Social Services Announced Changes to the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-D2. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated March 23, 2006, Informing of a Resolution Passed by the Town of Caledon on March 21, 2006 which Supports the Region of Peel Resolution Regarding the Canada-Ontario Agreement on Child Care (Resolution 2006-19) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-D3. Mary Anne Chambers, Minister of Children and Youth Services, Letter dated March 27, 2006, Regarding the Cancellation by the Government of Canada of the 2005 Early Learning and Child Care Agreement (ELCC) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-D4. Harinder S. Takhar, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated March 29, 2006, Advising of a One-Time Grant of $128,205 to the Region of Peel in Advance of the New “Move Ontario” 1.2 Billion Multi-Year Transit Vehicle Funding Program (Receipt recommended)

  HS-D5. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated March 30, 2006, Informing that the Region of Peel will Receive $248,192 of Additional Funding under the Provincial Rent Bank Program (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  MA-A1. Council Chamber Retrofit – Accommodation of Three Additional Councillors (For information)


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-B. Ambulance and Emergency Services

  MA-B1. Emergency Preparedness Week – May 7 - 13, 2006

  MA-B2. Paramedic Week – May 15 - 21, 2006


MA-C. Clerk’s

  MA-C1. 2006 Inaugural Meeting of Peel Regional Council (See also Item MA-G4)

  MA-C2. Report of the Court of Revision (COR-2006-1) Meeting held on March 30, 2006


FINANCE

MA-D. Internal Audit

  MA-D1. Internal Audit Awareness Day – May 18, 2006


MA-E. Corporate Finance

  MA-E1. 2005 Triannual Financial Report – Year End

  MA-E2. 2006 Capping Policy

  MA-E3. Corporate Energy Management Workplan Update (For information)


MA-F. Financial Services

  MA-F1. Credit Valley Conservation Treasury Services


MA-G. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-G1. 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) (Deferred from the March 30, 2006 General Committee)

  MA-G2. Harry Turnbull, President, Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) Ontario, Letter dated March 15, 2006, Recognizing the Region of Peel as an Ideal Site for Conferences and Providing Positive Feedback Regarding the Information Technology Security Conference held in November, 2005 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G3. Debbie Zimmerman, Chair, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Board of Directors, Letter dated March 27, 2006, Encouraging Municipalities to Take Advantage of the Supplemental List of Electors and Seeking Municipal Support for Access to Birth and Death Information by MPAC in its Efforts to Maintain Service Delivery Obligations in Preparing a Preliminary List of Electors (PLE) (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G4. Susan Fennell, Mayor, City of Brampton, Letter dated March 27, 2006, Requesting that the 2006 Inaugural Meeting of Peel Regional Council be Held at the Rose Theatre in the City of Brampton (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C1)

  MA-G5. André Marin, Ombudsman, Ombudsman Ontario, Letter dated March 28, 2006, Enclosing the Final Report under s.11 of the Ombudsman Act, Regarding Transparency of the Property Assessment Process and the Integrity and Efficiency of Decision-Making at the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-G6) (Final Report available at www.ombudsman.on.ca; Response to the Report from the Minister of Finance is available in the Clerk’s Division)

  MA-G6. Debbie Zimmerman, Chair, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) Board of Directors, Letter dated March 28, 2006, Attaching a Press Statement Responding to the Report by the Ontario Ombudsman on MPAC Practices and Processes Related to Property Assessment in Ontario (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-G5)

  MA-G7. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 31, 2006, Advising of a New Loan Program for Purchasing Energy Efficient Lighting and Appliances for Social Housing Announced by the Province at the Energy Matters Summit Organized by AMO, along with Ontario Power Authority Conservation Bureau and the Region of Peel (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G8. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 31, 2006, Announcing the Release of an Additional $50 Million in Provincial Funding for 2005/06 to Municipalities and District Social Services Administration Boards (DSSABs) Delivering Land Ambulance Services (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G9. Brian Denney, Chief Administrative Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated March 31, 2006, Giving Notice Pursuant to Ontario Regulation 139/96 that the TRCA will be Considering its 2006 Budget Including Non-Matching Municipal Levy on April 28, 2006 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G10. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 4, 2006, Providing Highlights of the Throne Speech Delivered by Governor-General Michaelle Jean Opening the First Session of the Thirty-Ninth Parliament of Canada (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Transportation Planning

  PL-A1. Smart Commute Initiative Update (For information)


PL-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  PL-B1. Shalini Alleluia, Committee Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated March 14, 2006, Providing a Copy of the City of Mississauga Report titled “Power Generating Facilities – Report on Comments” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Mississauga Report are available in the Clerk’s Division)

  PL-B2. Warren Hurren, Chairman of the Board, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated March 28, 2006, Advising that the GTAA Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee has Selected Mr. Stanley Archdekin to Represent the Region of Peel on the GTAA Board of Directors (Receipt recommended) (See also Item PL-B4)

  PL-B3. Wayne Wilson, Chair, Conservation Authorities Moraine Coalition (CAMC), Letter received March 31, 2006, Enclosing a Brochure Detailing the 2005 Accomplishments of the CAMC (Receipt recommended) (A Copy of the CAMC Brochure is available for viewing in the Clerk’s Division)

  PL-B4. Steve Shaw, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated April 4, 2006, Providing a List of the Members of the 2006 GTAA Board of Directors, who will be Formally Appointed on May 10, 2006 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item PL-B2)

  PL-B5. Eric Bianchini, Office Manager/Scheduler to the Minister, Ministry of Natural Resources, Letter dated April 3, 2006, Responding to Regional Chair Kolb’s Letter dated March 2, 2006, Requesting a Meeting with David Ramsay, Minister of Natural Resources, Advising that the Minister of Natural Resources is Currently Unable to Meet with Chair Kolb and Mayor Morrison to Discuss Issues Raised by Peel Stakeholders with Regard to the “Generic Regulations” (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  PW-A1. Ambulance Fleet Maintenance (For information)
      Presentation by Ric Robertshaw, Director, Operations and Maintenance and Lynne Germaine, Manager, Operations Support (10 minutes)


PW-B. Engineering and Construction

  PW-B1. Regional Road Reconstruction – Project Management
      Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works and Damian Albanese, Director, Engineering and Construction (10 minutes)

  PW-B2. Odour and Corrosion Control Strategy/Master Plan, Capital Project 04-2525, Document 2005-632P


PW-C. Water and Wastewater Treatment

  PW-C1. Strategic Technology and Automation Master Plan, Capital Project 04-1905, Document 2006-046P

  PW-C2. Clarkson Wastewater Treatment Facility New Outfall, Capital Project 06-2925 Document 2006-044P – City of Mississauga, Ward 2


PW-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-D1. Denis Kelly, Regional Clerk, Region of York, Letter dated March 24, 2006, Providing a Copy of the Region of York Report titled “Proposed Clean Water Act, 2005 and Proposed Matters to be Addressed In Support of the Act” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the Region of York Report are available in the Clerk’s Division)


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. Housing

  HO-A1. Region of Peel Centralized Waiting List (For information)


HO-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  HO-B1. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated March 21, 2006, Informing that the Region of Peel will Receive $4,212,000 Under the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program (AHP) - Housing Allowance/Rent Supplement Component (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HO-B3)

  HO-B2. E-mail from a Teacher with the Peel District School Board dated March 22, 2006 to David Somers, Curator, Peel Heritage Complex, Commending Alicia Mitchell, Education Co-ordinator, Peel Heritage Complex for Her Successful Delivery of Educational Programs to Students (Receipt recommended)

  HO-B3. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated March 27, 2006, Informing that Under the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program (AHP), the Region of Peel will Receive an Additional Funding Allocation of $700,000 for 10 Supportive Units Dedicated to Persons with Dual Diagnosis such as Developmental Delay and Mental Illness (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HO-B1)


F. OTHER BUSINESS



G. IN CAMERA MATTERS
  G1. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

  G2. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

  G3. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board

  G4. Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting the municipality or local board


H. ADJOURNMENT



Script created by Geoff Hunt

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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