G E N E R A L  C O M M I T T E E

A G E N D A


DATE: February 28, 2008
TIME: 9:30 a.m.
PLACE: Regional Council Chambers, 5th Floor
10 Peel Centre Drive
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



A. ROLL CALL



B. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST



C. APPROVAL OF AGENDA



D. DELEGATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

  D1.
Emil Kolb, Regional Chair; David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; and Paul Tetzlaff, Deputy Chief, Peel Regional Police, Presenting a Cheque for $371,523 on Behalf of the 2007 Region of Peel and Peel Regional Police Employees' United Way Campaigns to Shelley White, Chief Executive Officer, Campaign Manager, United Way of Peel Region (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Management – Item MA-E1)

  D2.
Jim Grieve, Director, Peel District School Board and Elena Di Battista, Director, Success by Six Peel, Informing Regional Council about the Collaborative Learning in Our Neighborhood (LIONS) Mobile Early Learning and Child Development Programs for High Growth Areas of Peel (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-B1)

  D3. Janet Menard, Executive Director, Human Services Transition and Integration, Providing Information Regarding Federal Employment Insurance Policies (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-A1)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. DEPARTMENTAL

  HS-A1. The Employment Insurance Program in Canada (See also Delegations/Presentations – Item D3)

  HS-A2. Peel Immigration Research Funding

  HS-A3. Federal Funding of Peel Newcomer Strategy Group (For information) (See also Item HS-D2)


HS-B. CHILDREN’S SERVICES

  HS-B1. Learning in our Neighbourhoods Strategy - Mobile Early Learning Hubs (See also Delegations/Presentations – Item D2)


HS-C. HOUSING

  HS-C1. Approval to Govern Funding Under the Federal Homelessness Partnering Strategy


HS-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-D1. Communiqué: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated January 23, 2008, Announcing the Release of a National Action Plan to End Homelessness and Deliver Affordable Housing (Receipt recommended)

  HS-D2. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 8, 2008, Advising of the Canada and Ontario Call for Proposals on Local Immigration Partnerships (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS-A3)


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  MA-A1. Community Workplace Health and Safety Charter (See also Item MA-F1)


MA-B. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

  MA-B1. Transfer of Region of Peel Federal Gas Tax Allocation – 2008 (See also Items MA-F6 and MA-F8)

  MA-B2. GO Transit 2007/08 and 2008/09 Growth Capital Plan Liability (For information)

  MA-B3. Credit Valley Conservation Authority Expansion Project - Financing


MA-C. CORPORATE SERVICES

  MA-C1. Appointment of an Investigator of Complaints Regarding Closed Meetings of Regional Council and its Committees (Sections 239.1 and 239.2 of the Municipal Act, 2001); Administrative Fee Upon Requesting an Investigation

  MA-C2. Council Chamber Technology Replacement (For information)


MA-D. EMPLOYEE AND BUSINESS SERVICES

  MA-D1. Participation in Earth Hour Campaign (See also Item MA-F5)


MA-E. EXECUTIVE OFFICE

  MA-E1. 2007 Region of Peel Employees’ United Way Campaign (For information) (See also Delegations/Presentations - Item D1)

  MA-E2. Peel Region Residents’ Attitudes Toward the Region of Peel (For information)

  MA-E3. Report of the Government Relations Committee (GRC-2008-2) meeting held on February 21, 2008 (To be distributed when available)


MA-F. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-F1. The Honourable Steven W. Mahoney, Chair, Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB), Letter dated November 27, 2007, Requesting to Appear Before Regional Council to Present the Principles Supporting the Community Workplace Health and Safety Charter (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-A1)

  MA-F2. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated January 29, 2008, Providing a Copy of the 2007 Annual Report on PPSB Activities (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F3. Sonya Pacheco, Legislative Coordinator, Clerk’s Office, City of Brampton, Letter dated February 1, 2008, Providing a Copy of a City of Brampton Recommendation (CW031-2008) and a Report titled “Ontario Auto Insurance Legislation” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

  MA-F4. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 5, 2008, Providing Highlights of the January 2008 AMO Board of Directors Meeting (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F5. Kathy Stranks, Manager, Chair and CAO’s Office, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated February 5, 2008, Attaching TRCA Resolution #A312/07 Approving its Participation in the 2008 Earth Hour on March 29, 2008 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-D1)

  MA-F6. Communiqué:Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated February 13, 2008, Calling on the Government of Canada to Include a Permanent Gas Tax Fund in the Next Federal Budget (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-B1 and MA-F8)

  MA-F7. Communiqué: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated February 14, 2008, Providing a Statement Released by the President of FCM, Gord Steeves, Explaining How the Statistics Canada Report Supported the Call for Long-Term Funding to Fix the Municipal Infrastructure Deficit (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F8. Communiqué: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated February 15, 2008, Applauding the Commitment from Stéphane Dion, Leader of the Opposition, to Make the Gas Tax Transfer Permanent and Invest a Portion of the Federal Surplus in Cities and Communities (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-B1, MA-F6 and MA-F9)

  MA-F9. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated February 19, 2008, Regarding the Federal Liberal Party Pledge to Provide New Funding for Municipalities to Eliminate Infrastructure Deficit (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-F8)


ITEMS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING

ETP-A. ENVIRONMENT

  ETP-A1. Emergency Feedermain Construction on Erin Mills Parkway and Battleford Road, Capital Project 07-1336, Document 2007-877N – City of Mississauga, Wards 9 and 11

  ETP-A2. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2008-1) meeting held on February 14, 2008

  ETP-A3. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2008-2) meeting held on February 21, 2008 (To be distributed when available)


ETP-B. TRANSPORTATION

  ETP-B1. Eastbound to Westbound U-Turn Prohibition, Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue East) at a Private Access Located 215 Metres (705 Feet) East of the Highway 410 Northbound Off Ramp – City of Brampton, Ward 3

  ETP-B2. Stopping Prohibition, Regional Road 50 (Highway 50), 300 Metres (984 Feet) South of Ebenezer Road to 300 Metres (984 Feet) North of Cottrelle Parkway/Langstaff Road – City of Brampton, Ward 10

  ETP-B3. Northbound Dual Left Turn Lane Designation, Regional Road 7 (Airport Road) at Regional Road 107 (Queen Street East) – City of Brampton, Wards 7, 8 and 10

  ETP-B4. Accessible Transportation Fare Increase and Introduction of Monthly Pass


ETP-C. PLANNING

  ETP-C1. Highlights from the 2006 Census and Peel Data Centre Update (For information)
      Presentation by Mitch Zamojc, Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services (10 minutes)


ETP-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  ETP-D1. Maureen Pogue, Executive Assistant, Credit Valley Conservation (CVC), Letter dated January 25, 2008, Requesting that the Natural Heritage Systems Approach be Accommodated in the Region of Peel Official Plan Review (Referral to Environment, Transportation and Planning Services recommended)

  ETP-D2. Kathryn Ironmonger, Clerk, Town of Erin, Letter dated January 28, 2008, Providing a Copy of a Town of Erin Water Department Report titled “CVC Management Strategy Staff Update” and Encouraging Participating Partner Municipalities to Consider the Concerns Raised by Erin (Referral to Environment, Transportation and Planning Services recommended)

  ETP-D3. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton,Letter dated February 1, 2008, Providing a Copy of a City of Brampton Recommendation (PDD008-2008) and Report titled “Solmar Development Corporation’s Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment to Update Population, Household and Employment Forecasts” (Referral to Environment, Transportation and Planning Services recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

  ETP-D4. Sybil Fernandes, Deputy City Clerk, City of Vaughan, Letter dated February 15, 2008, Providing a Copy of a City of Vaughan Resolution and an Extract from the City of Vaughan Council Meeting Minutes held on February 11, 2008 Regarding Enhancing Public Transit Options in West Vaughan (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH

HE-A. LONG-TERM CARE

  HE-A1. Medical Services in Long Term Care (For information)


HE-B. COMMUNICATIONS

  HE-B1. News Release and Related Backgrounder: From Peel Children’s Centre, dated January 28, 2008, Announcing “Children in Peel with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder to Receive Coordinated Community Support Thanks to Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant” (Receipt recommended)


F. OTHER BUSINESS



G. IN CAMERA MATTERS

  G1. Payment of Compensation for the Expropriation of Lands, Webb Drive Sanitary Trunk Sewer, Project 04-2122 - City of Mississauga, Ward 7 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

  G2. Expropriation Proceedings, Regional Road 9 (King Street) and Coleraine Drive Intersection Realignment - Town of Caledon, Ward 5 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)


H. ADJOURNMENT


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