G E N E R A L  C O M M I T T E E

A G E N D A


DATE: September 11, 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. Roger Maloney, Chair, Social Housing Services Corporation, Providing an Update on the Activities of the Social Housing Services Corporation (10 minutes) (Referred from the July 3, 2008 Regional Council meeting)

  D2. Dr. Sheldon Cheskes, Medical Director, Peel Region Paramedic Services, Sunnybrook Osler Centre for Pre-Hospital Care, Providing an Update on the Initiatives Underway in the International Research Study, Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) (10 minutes) (Referred from the July 3, 2008 Regional Council meeting)

  D3. Dorothy Peddie, Resident, Regarding Equitable Access for Children with Disabilities at Region of Peel Summer Camps (10 minutes)

  D4. Eric Hartley, Office of the President, Hatch, a Member of Smart Commute Mississauga, Regarding the Success of Smart Commute Mississauga and Smart Commute Brampton-Caledon in Promoting the Smart Commute Initiative and Transportation Demand Management in the Region of Peel (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Environment, Transportation and Planning – Item ETP-C4)

  D5. William Goursky, Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee and Meenu Sikand, Specialist, Accessibility Planning Program, Presenting the 2008 Region of Peel Accessibility Plan (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Management – Items MA-B1 and MA-B4)
     
  D6.

Laurie Ridler, Chief Executive Officer, Supportive Housing in Peel and Robert Ditchburn, Client, Supportive Housing in Peel, Presenting the We are Neighbours: The Impact of Supportive Housing on Community, Social, Economic and Attitude Change Report (5 minutes) (See also Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-C3) (Additional Item)



E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  MA-A1. Transfer of Region Owned Property, Sir Richard's Road and Oneida Crescent – City of Mississauga, Ward 7

  MA-A2. Transfer of Gas Pipeline Easement to Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. on the Southeast Corner of Regional Road 107 (Bovaird Drive West) and Fletcher's Creek Boulevard - City of Brampton, Ward 5


MA-B. CORPORATE SERVICES

  MA-B1. Report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2008-7) meeting held on August 19, 2008 (See also Delegations/Presentations – Item D5 and Item MA-B4)

  MA-B2. 2009 Regional Council and Committee Meeting Schedule (To be distributed when available)

  MA-B3. Customer Service Week

  MA-B4. The Regional Municipality of Peel Accessibility Plan – 2008 (See also Delegations/Presentations – Item D5 and Item MA-B1) (Appendix I distributed to Councillors only. A copy is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

  MA-B5. Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) 2007 Annual Report (For information)


MA-C. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

  MA-C1. 2009 Budget Process and Preliminary Estimates

  MA-C2. Provincial Infrastructure Funding – Investing in Ontario Act (For information) (See also Item MA-F6)


MA-D. EMPLOYEE AND BUSINESS SERVICES

  MA-D1. Special Event Proclamations – Learn at Work Week and Healthy Workplace Month


MA-E. EXECUTIVE OFFICE

  MA-E1. Region to be Recognized at the 2008 Public Sector Quality Fair (For information)


MA-F. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-F1. Fred Eisenberger, Mayor, City of Hamilton, Letter dated June 26, 2008, Regarding the Funding of the Municipal Portion of GO Transit’s 10-Year Growth Capital Plan (Receipt recommended) (A copy of the City of Hamilton Report is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

  MA-F2. Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated July 4, 2008, Providing Highlights of the June 2008 AMO Board of Directors’ Meeting (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F3. Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated July 24, 2008, Providing Information on the Signing of a $6.2 Billion Canada-Ontario Infrastructure Framework Agreement (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F4. Communication: From the Municipal Employer Pension Centre of Ontario (MEPCO), dated July 30, 2008, Announcing the OMERS 2009 Contribution Rates (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F5. Brian Denney, Chief Administrative Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated August 21, 2008 Requesting Payment of the Region of Peel Share of the Costs for the Programs included in the 2008 Budget (Receipt recommended)

  MA-F6. News Release: Ontario Good Roads Association, dated August 25, 2008, Announcing the Additional $1.1 Billion Investment by the Province of Ontario for Municipal Infrastructure under the Investing in Ontario Act, 2008 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-C2)
     
  MA-F7.

Jean Perrault, President, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Email dated September 6, 2008, Providing Comments on Key Priorities for Canadian Municipalities for the October 14, 2008 Federal Election (Receipt recommended) (Additional Item)

     
  MA-F8. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) dated September 4, 2008, Advising of Important Infrastructure Announcements made at the 2008 AMO Conference (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-C2 and MA-F6) (Additional Item)


ITEMS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING

ETP-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  ETP-A1. 2008 Update on Peel Children’s Water Festival and EcoFair (For information)

  ETP-A2. Ontario Bus Replacement Program Funding Allocation


ETP-B. ENVIRONMENT

  ETP-B1. Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2008-5) meeting held on September 4, 2008 (To be distributed when available)

  ETP-B2. Watermain Replacement on Credit Heights Drive and Ryan Place, Capital Project 08-1306 – City of Mississauga, Ward 6

  ETP-B3. Beckett Sproule Facility Upgrades, Capital Projects 02-1920, 03-1912, 04-1522, 04-1945, 04-1990, 04-1997 and 04-1998, Document 2004-172P – City of Brampton, Ward 3

  ETP-B4. Credit Valley Trunk Sewer, Phase 2B from Eldorado Park to Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road), Capital Project 05-2230, Documents 2008-353T and 2004-580P – City of Brampton, Ward 6


ETP-C. TRANSPORTATION

  ETP-C1. Report of the Arterial Roads Review Ad hoc Steering Committee (ARRASC-2008-2) meeting held on July 3, 2008

  ETP-C2. Consulting Services for Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road) from Highway 410 to Airport Road, Capital Projects 04-4060 and 08-1150, Document 2005-078P – City of Brampton, Wards 9 and 10, and Town of Caledon, Ward 2

  ETP-C3. Review of Existing Flashing Speed Limit Zones and a Revision to the Zone on Regional Road 6 (Embleton Road) – City of Brampton, Wards 6 and 9, and Town of Caledon, Wards 1, 2, 4, and 5

  ETP-C4. Smart Commute and Peel Transportation Demand Management Initiative Status Update (For information) (See also Items Related to Delegations/Presentations – Item D4)


ETP-D. PLANNING

  ETP-D1. Greening Greater Toronto (Appendices I to V printed for limited distribution due to size, copies are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)


ETP-E. COMMUNICATIONS

  ETP-E1. R.A. Fowler, Secretary, Ontario Property and Environmental Rights Alliance, E-mail dated June 30, 2008, Regarding the Endangered Species Act, 2007 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item ETP-E5) (A copy of the “Making of Ontario’s New Endangered Species Act: A Campaign Summary Report” is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk for viewing)

  ETP-E2. Jim Bradley, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated July 2, 2008, Responding to a Letter from Mayor McCallion dated May 12, 2008, Regarding the Highway 427 Transportation Corridor Technically Preferred Route and Advising that the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) will Continue to Work with Government Councils, Stakeholders, Agencies, Industries and Metrolinx on the Highway 427 Transportation Corridor EA Project (Receipt recommended) (See also Item ETP-E3)

  ETP-E3. Jim Bradley, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated July 9, 2008, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated May 14, 2008, Regarding the Highway 427 Transportation Corridor Environmental Assessment (EA) of the Ministry of Transportation and the Need for the Ministry to Plan for a Future Extension of Highway 427 Beyond Major Mackenzie Drive to Highway 9 (Resolution 2008-521) (Receipt recommended) (See also Item ETP-E2)

  ETP-E4. Kathy Stranks, Manager, Chair and CAO’s Office, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated July 3, 2008, Providing a TRCA Resolution and Report titled “Environmental Commissioner of Ontario 2006/2007 Report: Grand River Conservation Authority Recommendations” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the TRCA Report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

  ETP-E5. Donna Cansfield, Minister of Natural Resources, Letter dated July 4, 2008, Providing Details on the New Ontario Legislation, Endangered Species Act, 2007, Effective June 30, 2008 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item ETP-E1)

  ETP-E6. Kathy Zammit, City Clerk and Director of Council and Administrative Services, City of Brampton, Letter dated July 4, 2008, Providing a Copy of City of Brampton Resolution PDD154-2008 and a Report titled “Status Report: Brampton’s Response to the Provincial Growth Plan” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

  ETP-E7. Sonya Pacheco, Legislative Co-ordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated July 4, 2008, Providing a Copy of City of Brampton Resolution CW240-2008 and a Report titled “Metrolinx Regional Transportation Plan Update – Comments on White Papers 1 and 2” (Receipt recommended) (See also Items ETP-E8 and ETP-E9) (Copies of the City of Brampton report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

  ETP-E8. Debbie Thompson, Legislative Co-ordinator, Town of Caledon, Letter dated July 9, 2008, Providing a Copy of Town of Caledon Resolution W-380-2008 and a Report titled “Towards a Regional Transportation Plan: Review of Metrolinx White Papers” (Receipt recommended) (See also Items ETP-E7 and ETP-E9) (Copies of the Town of Caledon report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

  ETP-E9. Rob MacIsaac, Chair, Metrolinx, Letter dated July 14, 2008, Notifying of the Updated Timelines for Release of the Draft Regional Transportation Plan and Investment Strategy (Receipt recommended) (See also Items ETP-E7 and ETP-E8)

  ETP-E10. Debbie Thompson, Legislative Co-ordinator, Town of Caledon, Letter dated July 10, 2008, Providing a Copy of Town of Caledon Resolution Regarding the Review of Regional Council’s Planning Role (2008-771) (Receipt recommended)

  ETP-E11. Lynne Peterson, Manager, Provincial Planning Policy Branch, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated July 11, 2008, Advising that as of July 10, 2008 Ontario Regulation 246/08 Prescribed the Region of Peel as an Upper-Tier Municipality for Community Improvement Planning Purposes under Section 28 of the Planning Act (Receipt recommended)

  ETP-E12. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Co-ordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated July 11, 2008, Providing a Copy of City of Brampton Resolution PDD144-2008 and a Report titled “Status Report: Countryside Villages Secondary Plan (Area 48) – Wards 9 and 10” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

  ETP-E13. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Co-ordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated July 11, 2008, Providing a Copy of City of Brampton Resolution PDD151-2008 and a Report titled “Status Report: Highway 427 Industrial Secondary Plan – Ward 10” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

  ETP-E14. Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Co-ordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated July 11, 2008, Providing a Copy of City of Brampton Resolution PDD152-2008 and a Report titled “Preliminary Population and Employment Forecast” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

  ETP-E15. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated July 16, 2008, Regarding the $10 Million in Funding Support for Landfill Gas Capture, offered by the Ministry of Environment to Smaller Municipalities (with a Population less than 250,000) (Receipt recommended)

  ETP-E16. Susan Self, Chair, CTC Source Protection Committee, CTC Source Protection Region, Letter dated July 18, 2008, Providing Notice of Consultation for the Proposed Terms of Reference in the CTC Source Protection Region, Pursuant to the Clean Water Act, 2006 and Ontario Regulation 287/07 (Receipt recommended) (See also Items ETP-E24 and ETP-E25) (A copy of the Draft Proposed Terms of Reference in the CTC Source Protection Region is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk for viewing)

  ETP-E17. Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated July 18, 2008, Regarding Ontario Regulation 231/08, under the Environmental Assessment Act, Exempting Public Transit Projects from the Full Requirements of the Environmental Assessment (EA) Process Under Certain Conditions (Receipt recommended)

  ETP-E18. News Release: Ontario Municipal Benchmarking Initiative (OMBI) and Ontario Centre for Municipal Best Practices (OCMBP), dated July 21, 2008, Acknowledging Eight Ontario Municipalities, including the Region of Peel, for Introducing Measures to Reduce Leaks in the Municipal Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems, Conserve Water and Reduce Annual Costs to Taxpayers (Receipt recommended)

  ETP-E19. Jin Wang, Project Coordinator, Provincial and Environmental Planning Office, Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Neil Ahmed, Consultant Project Manager, McCormick Rankin Corporation, Letter dated July 31, 2008, Announcing the Release of Draft Overview Reports for the GTA West Corridor Environmental Assessment (EA) Study (Receipt recommended)

  ETP-E20. Jim Watson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated August 5, 2008, Responding to a Letter from Regional Chair Kolb dated July 8, 2008, Regarding the Region of Peel Comments on the Provincial Background Paper, “Planning for Employment Land in the Greater Golden Horseshoe” (2008-836) (Receipt recommended)

  ETP-E21. Don Scott, Chair, Niagara Escarpment Commission (NEC), E-mail dated August 6, 2008, Announcing the Release of the NEC Strategic Plan (Receipt recommended) (A copy of the NEC Strategic Plan is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk for viewing)

  ETP-E22. Kathy Stranks, Manager, Chair and CAO’s Office, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated August 6, 2008, Providing a TRCA Resolution and Executive Summary of the Report titled “Terrestrial Volunteer Monitoring Program: Monitoring Results 2002-2007” (Receipt recommended) (See also Item ETP-E23)

  ETP-E23. Kathy Stranks, Manager, Chair and CAO’s Office, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated August 8, 2008, Enclosing a TRCA Resolution and Report titled “Terrestrial Volunteer Monitoring Program Results” (Receipt recommended) (See also Item ETP-E22) (Copies of the TRCA report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

  ETP-E24. Lynn Dollin, Chair, South Georgian Bay – Lake Simcoe Source Protection Committee, Letter dated August 15, 2008, Regarding the Proposed Terms of Reference Documents for the South Georgian Bay Lake Simcoe Source Protection Region (Receipt recommended) (See also Items ETP-E16 and ETP-E25) (A copy of the Proposed Terms of Reference for the South Georgian Bay Lake Simcoe Source Protection Region is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk for viewing)

  ETP-E25. Mark Thompson, Project Manager, Halton-Hamilton Source Water Protection, Letter dated August 19, 2008, Regarding the Proposed Terms of Reference for the Halton-Hamilton Region Source Protection Area (Receipt recommended) (See also Items ETP-E17 and ETP-E24) (A copy of the Proposed Terms of Reference for the Halton-Hamilton Region Source Protection Area is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk for viewing)

  ETP-E26. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated August 21, 2008, Advising of the Ontario Small Waterworks Assistance Program – Part 2 Available to Communities that Provide Drinking Water Services to 1,001 to 5,000 Residents (Receipt recommended)
     
  ETP-E27.

Cameron Mack, Director, Fish and Wildlife Branch, Ministry of Natural Resources, Letter dated September 2, 2008, Providing a List of Municipalities that Requested Sunday Gun Hunting in their Area (Receipt recommended) (Additional Item)



ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH

HE-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  HE-A1. Aging at Home – Adult Day Service Expansion


HE-B. LONG-TERM CARE

  HE-B1. Trends in Long Term Care (For information)


HE-C. PARAMEDIC SERVICES

  HE-C1. Report of the Emergency and Protective Services Committee (EPSC 2008 2) meeting held on September 4, 2008 (To be distributed when available)


HE-D. PUBLIC HEALTH

  HE-D1. World Breastfeeding Week – September 28 to October 4, 2008


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. DEPARTMENTAL

  HS-A1. Literacy Month in Peel


HS-B. CHILDREN’S SERVICES

  HS-B1. Child Care Fee Subsidy Wait List Management Policy (For information)

  HS-B2. Learning in our Neighbourhoods Initiative Mobile Early Learning Centres

  HS-B3. Retroactive Childcare Subsidy


HS-C. HOUSING

  HS-C1. Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA) Report on Waiting List Statistics for Ontario (For information)

  HS-C2. Social Housing Reform Act – Funding Model Changes

  HS-C3. We Are Neighbours: The Impact of Supportive Housing on Community, Social, Economic and Attitude Changes (For information)


HS-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-D1. Debbie Smith, Executive Director, Boys and Girls Club of Peel, Letter dated July, 2008, Advising of the Breakfast for Kids Nutrition Programs and Providing a Copy of the Breakfast for Kids Student Nutrition Program Progress Report 2007 2008 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS D3)

  HS-D2. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated July 18, 2008, Advising of the Municipal Input Requested on Areas of Amendment to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Receipt recommended)

  HS-D3. Debbie Thompson, Legislative Co-ordinator, Town of Caledon, Letter dated August 7, 2008, Regarding the Breakfast for Kids Nutrition Programs and Announcing that the Town of Caledon Proclaims the Month of September 2008 as “Breakfast for Kids” Month (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS-D1)


F. OTHER BUSINESS

  F1. Notice of Motion from Councillor Mullin regarding the findings of the Clarkson Airshed Study conducted by the Ministry of the Environment

  F2. Notice of Motion from Councillor Mullin requesting that the Ministry of the Environment release the findings of the studies of the substances Arolein and Acrylonitrile to the Clarkson Airshed Study Advisory Committee

  F3. Notice of Motion from Councillor Mullin regarding the response to the findings of the Clarkson Airshed Study conducted by the Ministry of the Environment


G. IN CAMERA MATTERS
     
  G1. Proposed Easement Agreement - City of Mississauga, Ward 2 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

  G2. Proposed Lease Renewal Agreement (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

  G3. Temporary Appointment of Deputy Regional Clerk (Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees)


H. ADJOURNMENT


Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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