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THE COUNCIL OF
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL

A G E N D A


DATE: December 14, 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. Fennell,
G. Gibson, A. Groves, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney,
H. McCallion, S. McFadden, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison,
P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, C. Parrish, R. Paterak, M. Prentice,
P. Saito, J. Sanderson, J. Sprovieri, A. Thompson, R. Whitehead



1. PRAYER AND ROLL CALL



2. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST



3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  a) October 26, 2006, Regional Council meeting


4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA



5. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

  a) Emil Kolb, Regional Chair, and Councillor Paul Palleschi, Presenting the Paul Schram Memorial Award for the Emergency Communicator of the Year to Julie Greenslade, Peel Regional Police Communicator, Peel Regional Police; Johanna Dinwoody, Communications Operator, Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga Fire Services; and Kimberly Molella, Ambulance Communications Officer Supervisor, Central Ambulance Communications Centre (CACC), Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (5 minutes)

  b) Julie Pehar, Community Coordinator, Peel Committee on Sexual Assault; Lenora Sleep, Program Manager, Peel Committee Against Woman Abuse and Janette Smith, Acting Commissioner of Health, Providing an Update on the Women and Cities Initiative and Sharing Information on the Involvement of the Region of Peel as One of Six Municipalities Chosen to Represent Canada in the World Urban Forum 3 - United Nations Habitat Conference held in Vancouver in June 2006 (5 minutes) (See also Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-D1)


6. COMMUNICATIONS

  a) Donna Cansfield, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated October 3, 2006, Advising of the Establishment of the Board of Directors for the Greater Toronto Transportation Authority (GTTA) and Requesting that One Name from the Region of Peel be Submitted for Appointment prior to December 31, 2006 (Referred from the October 26, 2006 Regional Council meeting) (See also Items Related to Management - Items MA-D2 and MA-F18)


7. REPORTS

ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  MA-A1. Contract Award for Multifunction Devices


EXECUTIVE OFFICE

MA-B. Chief Administrative Officer

  MA-B1. Strategic Plan Renewal: An Update (For information)


CORPORATE SERVICES

MA-C. Legal Services

  MA-C1. Proposed Annexation of Certain Lands from the Region of Peel (City of Brampton) to the Region of York (City of Vaughan)


MA-D. Clerk's

  MA-D1. Citizen Appointment to the Peel Police Services Board – Selection/Nomination Process

  MA-D2. Election of General Committee Section Chairs and Vice-Chairs and Other Appointments (See also Communications - Item 6a and Items MA-D3, MA-F1, MA-F8, MA-F13, MA-F15 and MA-F18)

  MA-D3. Appointment of New Citizen Members to the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (See also Item MA-D2)

  MA-D4. Initial Proposed Customer Service Standard - Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) (See also Items MA-F2 and MA-F9) (To be distributed when available)


FINANCE

MA-E. Corporate Finance

  MA-E1. Authority to Execute the Letter of Agreement with the Province of Ontario for Dedicated Gas Tax Funds (See also Items MA-E2 and MA-F6 and By-law 59-2006)

  MA-E2. GO Transit Funding Options (See also Items MA-E1 and MA-F5)

  MA-E3. 2007 Interim Regional Requisition By-law (See also By-law 60-2006)

  MA-E4. 2007 Capital Budget Pre-Approvals

  MA-E5. Update on 2007 Business Planning Process (For information)


MA-F. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-F1. Kathy Stranks, Manager, Chair and CAO’s Office, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated October 17, 2006, Providing a Copy of TRCA Resolution A201/06 Recommending that Members be Appointed to Conservation Authorities for a Four-Year Term in Line with Section 6 of the Municipal Elections Act and Requesting that all Municipal Appointments be Finalized Prior to the January 26, 2007 TRCA Meeting (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-D2)

  MA-F2. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 24, 2006, Announcing the Recruitment Process for the Information and Communications Standard Development Committee under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-D4 and MA-F9)

  MA-F3. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 24, 2006, Providing Details of a New Regulation under the Employment Standards Act (ESA) Addressing the Issue of Meal Breaks and Rest Periods for Paramedics Employed by Ontario Municipalities (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F4. John Kaldeway, President and Chief Executive Officer, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated October 24, 2006, Providing Information in Response to Media Criticism About the High Cost of Operating the Toronto Pearson International Airport (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F5. Denis Kelly, Regional Clerk, York Region, Letter received October 25, 2006, attaching a Resolution and Report titled “GO Transit Development Charges By-law Status Update” (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-E2)

  MA-F6. Donna Cansfield, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated October 25, 2006, Announcing $646,661 in Gas Tax Funding to the Region of Peel for the Period October 1, 2006 to September 30, 2007 (Referral to Finance recommended) (Copies of the Letter of Agreement and 2006/2007 Report Guidelines are available in Clerk’s for viewing) (See also Item MA-E1 and By-law 59-2006)

  MA-F7. James M. Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Letter dated October 30, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated July 11, 2006, Advising of a Region of Peel Resolution Supporting Ontario’s Efforts to Address the Federal/Provincial Fiscal Imbalance (Resolution 2006-724) (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F8. Rae Horst, General Manager, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), Letter dated November 1, 2006, Advising of the Region’s Entitlement to Appoint Seven Members to the CVC for Terms Not to Exceed Three Years and Requesting the Names of those Members Appointed (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-D2)

  MA-F9. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 2, 2006, Announcing the Public Review Process for the Customer Service Standards Developed under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) by the Ministry of Community and Social Services (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-D4 and MA-F2)

  MA-F10. News Release: Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, dated November 6, 2006, Announcing the Launch of Employment Ontario and Training Network, Providing Greater Access to Training and Employment Services in Ontario (Receipt recommended) (Copies of Backgrounders available in Clerk’s)

  MA-F11. Gloria Kovach, President, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Letter dated November, 2006, Announcing the 2007 FCM-CH2M HILL Sustainable Community Awards and Soliciting Submissions in Various Categories (Receipt recommended) (Copies of Information and Application Booklet available in Clerk’s for viewing)

  MA-F12. Douglas A. Love, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), Letter dated November 6, 2006, Providing an Overview of the Current GTAA Board Structure and the Process Relating to Appointments (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F13. Don Scott, Chair, Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC), Letter dated November 21, 2006, Requesting the Names of Three Councillors to be Considered for Appointment to the Niagara Escarpment Commission (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-D2)

  MA-F14. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 22, 2006, Confirming the Appointment of Municipal Representatives to the Political Table and the Coordinating Table of the Provincial-Municipal Fiscal and Service Review Process (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F15. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair, Regional Municipality of Peel, Letter dated November 22, 2006 to Minister George Smitherman, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Enclosing Resolution Number 2006-1149 Recommending Direct Operation of the Central Ambulance Communication Centre (CACC) by the Regional Municipality of Peel (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F16. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 23, 2006, Providing a Link to its Written Submission on Bill 151, the Budget Measures Act, 2006, for Consideration by the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs (Receipt recommended) (Copies of AMO’s Submission available in Clerk’s)

  MA-F17. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 27, 2006, Providing Highlights from the November 2006 AMO Board of Directors Meeting (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F18. Donna Cansfield, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated November 28, 2006, Outlining the Objectives of the Greater Toronto Transportation Authority (GTTA) and Requesting a Submission for the Appointment to the GTTA Board of Directors (Receipt recommended) (See also Communications - Item 6a and Item MA-D2)


ITEMS RELATED TO PLANNING

PL-A. Transportation Planning

  PL-A1. Halton-Peel Transportation Network Review (For information)


PL-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  PL-B1. Theodora K. Vasilev, Administrative Assistant, Government Relations, Greater Toronto Homebuliders’ Association-Urban Development Institute (GTHBA-UDI), Letter dated November 3, 2006, Providing a copy of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s (TRCA) Recently Released “Draft Toronto and Region Terrestrial Natural Heritage System Strategy” (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS

PW-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  PW-A1. Identification of Arterial Roads and Road Rationalization within the Region of Peel – Phase One – All Wards (For information)


PW-B. Engineering and Construction

  PW-B1. Engineering Services for a Schedule ‘C’ Class Environmental Assessment for the West Trunk Sewers, Capital Project 06-2520, Document 2006-449P – City of Mississauga, Wards 6, 7, 8 and 11


PW-C. Operations and Maintenance

  PW-C1. Natural Snow Fence Pilot Program – Crop Use Agreement with Local Farmers (For information)


PW-D. Water and Wastewater Treatment

  PW-D1. Inglewood Reservoir Expansion, Capital Project 06-1810, Document 2006-607P – Town of Caledon, Ward 1

  PW-D2. Upgrade of Herridge Pumping Station, Capital Project 00-1915, Document 2001-158P – City of Mississauga, Ward 2


PW-E. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-E1. Donna Cansfield, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated October 19, 2006, Reminding all Road Authorities in Ontario of their Responsibilities Regarding Bridge Safety and Advising that Tools are Available from the Ministry of Transportation for Municipalities to Aid in Ensuring Structural Integrity and Safety of Bridges Under their Jurisdiction (Receipt recommended)

  PW-E2. Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 19, 2006, Announcing that Bill 43, the Clean Water Act, has Received Third Reading, and Advising that the Act will Require Community Involvement in Source Water Protection Planning (Receipt recommended)

  PW-E3. Laurel Broten, Minister of the Environment, Letter dated October 31, 2006, Reporting Changes to the Environment Assessment Act, Announcing the Release of Three of the Five Codes of Practices that Outline the Ministry’s Expectations for Environmental Assessments (EA) and Providing Guidance on the Roles and Responsibilities of all Participants in the EA Process (Receipt recommended)

  PW-E4. Jo-Anne St. Godard, Executive Director, Recycling Council of Ontario, Letter dated November 8, 2006, Thanking the Region of Peel for Hosting and Supporting the Recent Energy from Waste Forum, which had 150 Delegates Representing Government, Industries and Manufacturers, Academics, Consultants and Members of the General Public (Receipt recommended)

  PW-E5. Laurel Broten, Minister of the Environment, Letter dated November 10, 2006, Responding to a letter from Regional Chair Kolb, which Urged the Minister of the Environment to Increase Diversion Measures and Reduce the Amount of Waste Going to Landfills, and Outlining Recent Provincial Measures to Improve Waste Management and Increase Waste Diversion (Resolution 2006-961) (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO HOUSING AND PROPERTY

HO-A. COMMUNICATIONS

  HO-A1. James Knight, Chief Executive Officer, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Letter dated October 6, 2006, Regarding a Payment Made to the Social Housing Services Corporation under the Energy Management Program (Receipt recommended)

  HO-A2. Karen Charlton, President, Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA), Letter dated October 10, 2006, Addressed to Prime Minister Harper, Requesting a Meeting to Discuss Recent Cuts to the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and Concerns Regarding the Future of the Supporting Communities Partnership Initiative (SCPI) and the Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HO-A14)

  HO-A3. Advisory Committee on Seniors’ Housing c/o Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat, Letter dated October 10, 2006, Addressed to George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long Term Care and Jim Bradley, Minister Responsible for Seniors, Informing of a Number of Recommendations Developed by the Advisory Committee on Seniors’ Housing at its Meeting held on September 7, 2006, which could Significantly Enhance the Resources Available to Address the Housing and Care Needs of Seniors (Receipt recommended)

  HO-A4. Omar Alghabra, M.P., Mississauga-Erindale, Letter dated October 16, 2006 Addressed to Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Supporting the Region of Peel Report Regarding the Depletion of Social Housing Provider Replacement Reserves in Ontario and Requesting that a Concrete Plan be Developed to Address the Issue (Receipt recommended)

  HO-A5. A. Opalick, Executive Correspondence Officer, Office of the Prime Minister, Letter dated October 18, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated August 21, 2006, Regarding Capital Reserves in Social Housing in Ontario (Receipt recommended)

  HO-A6. News Release: From the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, dated October 20, 2006 and Related Backgrounder dated October 20, 2006, Informing that the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 will take Effect on January 31, 2007 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HO-A7)

  HO-A7. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter received October 23, 2006, Providing Advanced Notification and Highlights to Tenants and Landlords Regarding the New Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (RTA) which will be Proclaimed on January 31, 2007 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HO-A6)

  HO-A8. News Release: From the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario, dated October 26, 2006, Announcing the Allocation of Funding for Housing Units under the Affordable Housing Program – Brownfields Initiative (Receipt recommended)

  HO-A9. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated November 1, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated October 13, 2006, Regarding the Report by the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA) on the Design of a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Resolution 2006-973) (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HO-A12)

  HO-A10. Bob Posliff, Architect Inc., Letter dated November 7, 2006, Addressed to Keith Ward, Commissioner of Housing and Property and General Manager, Peel Living, Expressing Appreciation and Gratitude to David Somers, Curator and Maureen Couse, Curatorial Assistant for Helping make his Experience as an Art Exhibitor a Positive One (Receipt recommended)

  HO-A11. News Release: From the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario, dated November 8, 2006, Announcing that TD Bank Financial Group and MCAP Financial Corporation have been Selected as the Two Firms to Provide Low-Cost Financing for the Construction of Affordable Housing under the Ontario Mortgage and Housing Initiative (Receipt recommended)

  HO-A12. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated November 17, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated October 13, 2006, Regarding the Report by the Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA) on the Design of a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Resolution 2006-973) (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HO-A9)

  HO-A13. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated November 17, 2006, Thanking the Chair of the Region of Peel for the Ongoing Support and Commitment to the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program (Receipt recommended)

  HO-A14. Neil Prashad, Chair, Peel Advisory Working Group on Older Adults’ Housing, Letter dated November 27, 2006, Addressed to Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Recommending that the Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program (RRAP) Continue Beyond March 31, 2007 and be Designated as a Permanent Program Offered by CMHC (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HO-A2)


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

SOCIAL SERVICES

HS-A. General Services

  HS-A1. Strategic Poverty Review: Follow up and Status of Collaboration (For information)

  HS-A2. Fair Access to Regulated Professions Act


HEALTH

HS-B. Communicable Diseases

  HS-B1. Immunization Coverage Risk Mitigation Plan (For information)


HS-C. Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention

  HS-C1. Funding Proposal Accepted for a Lay Health Educator Breast Screening Program (LHEBSP)


HS-D. Family Health

  HS-D1. Partnerships for Action on Women’s Safety (For information) (See also Delegations/Presentations - Item 5b)


HS-E. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-E1. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 13, 2006, Advising of Various Concerns Relating to the Proposed New Long Term Care Legislation (Bill 140) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-E2. Eric Vandewall, Vice President, Planning and Corporate Services, Trillium Health Centre, Letter dated October 17, 2006, Advising of Change in Names to the Two Trillium Health Centre Sites (Receipt recommended)

  HS-E3. Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Letter dated October 20, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated July 13, 2006, Regarding the Recommendations of the Modernizing Income Security for Working Age Adults (MISWAA) Task Force (Resolution 2006-695) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-E4. Mary Anne Chambers, Minister of Children and Youth Services, Letter dated October 26, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated July 21, 2006, Regarding Funding for the Healthy Babies Healthy Children (HBHC) Program in Peel (Referral to Health recommended)

  HS-E5. Pat M. Madill, Regional Clerk, The Regional Municipality of Durham, Letter dated October 27, 2006, Addressed to Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Endorsing the Region of Peel Resolution Regarding the Repeal of the Exemption of Very Large High Risk Community Events under the Food Premises Regulation (Receipt recommended)

  HS-E6. Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community and Social Services, Letter dated November 15, 2006, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated October 4, 2006, Regarding the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-E7. Ron Sapsford, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Marg Rappolt, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health Promotion, Memo dated November 23, 2006, Informing of the Acting Roles for Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Medical Officer of Health within the Public Health Division During the Medical Leave of Dr. Sheela Basrur (Receipt recommended)


8. BY-LAWS

  a) Three Readings

By-law 59-2006: A by-law to requisition from the lower-tier municipalities a sum not exceeding 50 per cent of the amount that in By-law 21-2006 was to be raised in each lower-tier municipality, before the adoption of the final Regional estimates for the year 2007.

By-law 60-2006:A by-law to authorize the Regional Chair and the Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance to execute a Letter of Agreement between the Province of Ontario and the Regional Municipality of Peel related to funding provided by the Province of Ontario to the Regional Municipality of Peel under the Dedicated Gas Tax Funds for the Public Transportation Program for 2006/2007.


9. OTHER BUSINESS



10. NOTICES OF MOTIONS



11. IN CAMERA MATTERS


1. Staff Reports

  a) Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees


12. BY-LAW TO CONFIRM THE PROCEEDINGS OF COUNCIL



13. ADJOURNMENT



Script created by Geoff Hunt

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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