G E N E R A L  C O M M I T T E E

A G E N D A


DATE: October 02, 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.Dr. Janette Pelletier, Associate Professor, Human Development and Applied Psychology, University of Toronto and Beverley Cousins, Family Literacy Specialist, Early Years Integration, Presenting Results from a Study Conducted by Dr. Janette Pelletier on the Family Literacy Program and Reporting on its Growth and Success (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-B1)

 D2.Paul Zarnke, Executive Director, Peel Children's Aid, Providing an Update on October Child Abuse Prevention Month and Peel Children's Aid (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-A1)

 D3.Jim Grieve, Co-Chair, Success By 6 Peel and Director of Education Peel District School Board and Elena DiBattista, Director, Success By 6 Peel, Discussing Activities, Partnerships and Collaborations of Success By 6 Peel that are Building Community Supports and Strengthening Services for Young Children and their Families (See also Items Related to Human Services – Item HS-A2)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

 HS-A1.Child Abuse Prevention Month in Ontario Peel Children’s Aid (See also Delegations/Presentations – Item D2)

 HS-A2.Success By 6 Peel (For information) (See also Delegations/Presentations – Item D3)


HS-B. DEPARTMENTAL

 HS-B1.Family Literacy Program - 2008 (For information) (See also Delegations/Presentations – Item D1)

 HS-B2.Update on Peel Immigration Web Portal Project (For information)


HS-C. CHILDREN’S SERVICES

 HS-C1.Week of the Child – October 11 to 19, 2008
Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day – October 22, 2008 (See also Item HS-E1)


HS-D. HOUSING

 HS-D1.Lom Nava Co-operative Homes Inc. – Request for Additional Subsidy, City of Mississauga, Ward 9

 HS-D2.Plan for Provincial Grant for Social Housing Repairs (For information)

 HS-D3.Social Housing Provider Surpluses


HS-E. COMMUNICATIONS

 HS-E1.Sid Ryan, President, Ontario Division, Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE Ontario) and Cheryl Degras, Co-President, The Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care (OCBCC), Letter dated August 25, 2008, Requesting that October 22, 2008 be Proclaimed “Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day” (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HS-C1)

 HS-E2.A. Opalick, Executive Correspondence Officer, Office of the Prime Minister, Letter dated August 27, 2008, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated April 24, 2008, Addressed to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Regarding the Employment Insurance Program (Resolution 2008-373) (Receipt recommended)

 HS-E3.Edna Toth, Chair, Peel Poverty Action Group, Letter dated September 8, 2008 to Peel Region Candidates and Political Parties in the 2008 Federal Election, Requesting on behalf of the Peel Poverty Action Group, that all Peel Region Candidates and Political Parties make Poverty an Issue in Campaign Literature and in Talks with Voters during the 2008 Federal Election Process (Receipt recommended)

 HS-E4.Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated September 19, 2008, Announcing that AMO is Seeking Comment on its Immigration Paper: “Putting Out the Welcome Mat: Why Immigration Matters to Ontario’s Municipalities” (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  MA-A1. Increase in Construction Costs (Oral)
  
Presentation Norma Trim, Acting Chief Financial Officer (10 minutes)

 MA-A2.Capital Infrastructure Renewal - Water/Wastewater Program (For information)


MA-B. CORPORATE SERVICES

 MA-B1.Report of the Government Relations Committee (GRC-2008-7) meeting held on September 18, 2008

 MA-B2.Report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2008-8) meeting held on September 23, 2008 (To be distributed when available)


MA-C. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

 MA-C1.Semi-Annual Financial Report – June 2008


MA-D. EMPLOYEE AND BUSINESS SERVICES

 MA-D1.Amendments to the Purchasing By-law 37-2007

 MA-D2.Benefit Cost Containment – Non-Union Plan (For information)


MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

 MA-E1.Lincoln M. Alexander, Chairman, Ontario Heritage Trust, Letter dated August 29, 2008, Seeking Nominations for the 2008 Young Heritage Leaders Program (Receipt recommended) (Copy of Brochure available for viewing from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

 MA-E2.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated September 12, 2008, Advising of the Opening of the Application Site for the Building Canada Fund - Communities Component (Receipt recommended)

 MA-E3.Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated September 12, 2008, Announcing the Proclamation of Local Government Week - October 19 to 25, 2008 (Receipt recommended)

 MA-E4.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated September 18, 2008, Providing an Update to Members on Key Issues Considered at the August 2008 AMO Board of Directors Meeting (Receipt recommended)

 MA-E5.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated September 22, 2008, Encouraging Ontarians to Sign an Online Petition to the Federal Government Seeking Fairness for Ontario and Investment in Communities (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING

ETP-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

 ETP-A1.Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day – November 19, 2008

 ETP-A2.Capital Project Workplan Resource Requirements


ETP-B. ADMINISTRATION

  ETP-B1. Update on Two Selected Projects by the 2008 FCM-CH2M Hill Sustainable Community Awards (For information)
  
Presentation by Shaun Hewitt, Director, Operations Support, and Tom AppaRao, Director, Transportation Planning, Environment, Transportation and Planning Services (5 minutes)


ETP-C. ENVIRONMENT

 ETP-C1.West Brampton Transmission Main, Capital Project 03-1205 – City of Brampton, Ward 6 and City of Mississauga, Ward 9

 ETP-C2.Engineering Services for a Schedule ‘C’ Class Environmental Assessment for Zone 6 Reservoir and Feedermain, Capital Project 07-1506, Document 2008-400P – Town of Caledon, Ward 2

 ETP-C3.Revision to Contract for Sanitary Sewers and Watermain Replacement Along Countryside Drive, Capital Projects 08-1152, 08-1384, 08-2155, 08-2185, 08-2194 and 08-2199, Document 2008-260P – City of Brampton, Wards 9 and 10

 ETP-C4.Source Water Protection Studies and Programs in the Region of Peel


ETP-D. TRANSPORTATION

 ETP-D1.Engineering Services for Detailed Design, Contract Administration and Construction Supervision for Regional Road 150 (Bolton Arterial Road) and a 750mm (30 inch) Watermain, Capital Projects 05-4030 and 09-1231, Document 2008-378P – Town of Caledon, Wards 4 and 5

 ETP-D2.Property Dedication, Knox United Church, 2976 Charleston Sideroad at McFaul Street – Town of Caledon, Ward 1


ETP-E. PLANNING

 ETP-E1.Report of the Inter-Municipal Planning Subcommittee (IMPSC-2008-3) meeting held on September 25, 2008 (To be distributed when available)

 ETP-E2.Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment, Solmar Holdings Corp., Humber Station Villages, West Side of Coleraine Drive, North of Mayfield Road, East of the Gore Road and Generally South of Healey Road – Town of Caledon, Ward 4, Regional File Number 0Z-07-005C (See also Item ETP-E3 and Other Business – Item F1) (Bound copies of Appendices I-V distributed to Councillors only due to size, copies are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

 ETP-E3.Proposed Regional Official Plan Amendment, West Side of Highway 10 in the Mayfield West Study Area – Town of Caledon, Ward 2, File Number ROP-07-001 (See also Item ETP-E2 and Other Business – Item F1) (Bound copies of Appendices I-IV distributed to Councillors only due to size, copies are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)


ETP-F. COMMUNICATIONS

 ETP-F1.Debbie Schaefer, Chair, Concerned Citizens of King Township Inc., Letter dated August 20, 2008, Providing a Copy of a Letter to the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Regarding the Extension of Highway 427 (Receipt recommended) (Resolution 2008-659)

 ETP-F2.Report of the Peel Agricultural and Rural Water Quality Advisory Committee (PARWQAC-2008-4) meeting held on August 28, 2008 (Receipt recommended) (See also Item ETP-F3)

 ETP-F3.Nick Ferri, Chair, Peel Agricultural and Rural Water Quality Advisory Committee (PARWQAC), Letter dated September 4, 2008, Seeking Support for the Country Heritage Park (CHP) by Appointing a Region of Peel Representative to Participate in its Master Development Plan and Requesting Financial Contribution to the Country Heritage Trust Fund (Direction required) (See also Item ETP-F2)

 ETP-F4.Debbie Zimmerman, Chair, Board of Directors, Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC), Letter dated September 4, 2008, Providing a Copy of a Letter Regarding the Region of Durham Resolution on Farmland Assessment and Tax (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-F5.Donna Cansfield, Minister of Natural Resources, Letter dated September 5, 2008, Regarding Two New Strategies Released by the Ministry of Natural Resources for the Prevention of Human-Wildlife Conflicts (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-F6.Donna Cansfield, Minister of Natural Resources, Letter dated September 5, 2008, Requesting Submissions from the Municipalities in Ontario for the Tourism Competitiveness Study that will look at Best Practices and Best Prospects for Growing Tourism in Ontario, including Land and Water in the Province (Referral to Environment, Transportation and Planning Services recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH

HE-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

 HE-A1.Peel Youth Violence Prevention Strategy Resource Needs (For information)


HE-B. LONG-TERM CARE

 HE-B1.Peel Project Lifesaver Program (For information)

 HE-B2.Personal Support Worker Funding for Long Term Care


HE-C. PUBLIC HEALTH

 HE-C1.Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program (For information)

 HE-C2.Public Health Funding Update


HE-D. COMMUNICATIONS

 HE-D1.Allison J. Stuart, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Memo dated August 12, 2008, Announcing the Release of the 2008 Ontario Health Plan for an Influenza Pandemic (OHPIP) (Referral to Health Services recommended)

 HE-D2.David Caplan, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter to Chair Kolb dated August 14, 2008, Expressing Appreciation for the Region of Peel’s Work in Enhancing the Ontario Public Health System and Advising that the Provincial Government is Providing the Peel Regional Board of Health with $36,982,739 in 2008 (including a one-time grant of $862,500) for the Provision of Mandatory and Related Programs in the Region of Peel Community (Referral to Health Services recommended)

 HE-D3.Margarett R. Best, Minister of Health Promotion, Letter to Chair Kolb dated August 26, 2008, Advising that the Provincial Government is providing the Region of Peel with $936,610 (including one-time grants of $20,000) for the Period of January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008 for Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy Programming; Funding is Subject to the Region of Peel Entering into a Grant Funding Agreement with the Ministry of Health Promotion (Referral to Health Services recommended)

 HE-D4.Adam McAllister, Rabies Research and Development Unit, Ministry of Natural Resources, Letter dated July 2008, Providing a Reminder of the Ongoing Provincial Rabies Control Program for 2008 (Receipt recommended)


F. OTHER BUSINESS

 F1.Resolution Regarding Population Growth in the Town of Caledon (Referred from the September 18, 2008 Regional Council meeting)


G. IN CAMERA MATTERS


H. ADJOURNMENT


Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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