G E N E R A L  C O M M I T T E E

A G E N D A


DATE: November 13, 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, Institute of Child Study, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, and Beverly Cousins, Family Literacy Program Specialist, Early Years Integration, Children’s Services, Region of Peel, Presenting Results from a Study Conducted by Dr. Janette Pelletier on the Family Literacy Program and Reporting on its Growth and Success (10 minutes)

 D2.Leslie Woo, General Manager, Metrolinx, Providing an Overview of the Draft Regional Transportation Plan for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) titled “The Big Move: Transforming Transportation in the GTHA” (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Environment, Transportation and Planning Services - Item ETP-C1 and ETP-E8)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING

ETP-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

 ETP-A1.Rockfort Quarry Status Update (For information)


ETP-B. ENVIRONMENT

 ETP-B1.Regional Road 8 (Gore Road) Sewage Pumping Station and Regional Road 8 (Gore Road) Sanitary Forcemain, Capital Projects 04-2983 and 05-2197, Document 2006-364P – City of Brampton, Ward 10

 ETP-B2.Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of Sanitary Sewer on Portway Avenue, Including 1500 Ifield Road, Capital Project 08-2706 – City of Mississauga, Ward 8

 ETP-B3.Battleford Road Watermain Replacement and Derry Road West Watermain Installation, Capital Projects 08-1303 and 08-1322, Document 2008-583T – City of Mississauga, Wards 5 and 9
 
 ETP-B4.Municipal Drinking Water License Program (For information)


ETP-C. TRANSPORTATION

 ETP-C1.Metrolinx Regional Transportation Plan – Comments on the Draft Plan and Draft Investment Strategy (See also Item ETP-E8 and Delegations/Presentations – Item D2) (Bound copies of Appendices I to III distributed to Councillors only due to size, copies are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)


ETP-D. PLANNING

 ETP-D1.2006 Census Highlights (For information) (Bound copies of Appendices I to IV distributed to Councillors only due to size, copies are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)
      Presentation by Arvin Prasad, Director and Ron Jaros, Planning Manager, Research and Information, Planning Policy and Research Division (15 minutes requested)

 ETP-D2.Peel Region Official Plan Review – Results of Managing Growth Stakeholder Workshop (For information) (See also Item ETP-E1) (Bound copy of Appendix I distributed to Councillors only due to size, copies are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)


ETP-E. COMMUNICATIONS

 ETP-E1.John Stillich, General Manager, Sustainable Urban Development Association (SUDA), Letter dated October 8, 2008, Regarding Allocation of Population and Employment Targets (Receipt recommended) (See also Item ETP-D2)

 ETP-E2.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 15, 2008, Regarding the Proposed Amendments by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA) and the Ontario Water Resources Act Related to Brownfield Redevelopment (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-E3.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 17, 2008, Notifying that the Ministry of the Environment is Launching a Review of the Blue Box Program and the Waste Diversion Act (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-E4.Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated October 27, 2008, Providing a Copy of City of Brampton Resolution PDD223-2008 and a Report titled “Mayfield West Secondary Plan (Town of Caledon)” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

 ETP-E5.Dean Young, Watershed Planning Coordinator, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated October 28, 2008, Providing a TRCA Resolution and Report titled “Etobicoke Creek Headwaters Subwatershed Study Synthesis Report” (Receipt recommended) (A copy of the TRCA report is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk for viewing)

 ETP-E6.Jim Watson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated October 28, 2008, Regarding Initiatives Undertaken by the Ministry for Planning Reform, Changes to the Planning Act and Providing Contact Information for the Central Municipal Services Office (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-E7.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 29, 2008, Regarding the Proposed Countering Distracted Driving and Promoting Green Transportation Act, 2008, Introduced by the Minister of Transportation that will Ban the Use of Hand-Held Electronic Communications Devices by Drivers (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-E8.Debbie Thompson, Legislative Services Supervisor/Deputy Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated October 30, 2008, Providing a Copy of the Town of Caledon Report PD-2008-067 titled “Review of Metrolinx Draft Regional Transportation Plan and Investment Strategy” Outlining Caledon’s Position on the Metrolinx Papers (Receipt recommended) (See also Item ETP-C1 and Delegations/Presentations – Item D2) (Copies of the Town of Caledon report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

 ETP-E9.Debbie Thompson, Legislative Services Supervisor/Deputy Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated October 30, 2008, Providing a Copy of the Town of Caledon Resolution W-570-2008 and a Report titled “Mr. Henry Kiri – Delegation Regarding Speeding and Road Damage to Kennedy Road South from King Street” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the Town of Caledon report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)


ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH

HE-A. LONG-TERM CARE

 HE-A1.Sheridan Villa Redevelopment


HE-B. PUBLIC HEALTH

 HE-B1.Infant Feeding: Informed Decision Making Campaign (For information)


HE-C. COMMUNICATIONS

 HE-C1.David Caplan, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated October 31, 2008, Announcing the Release and Transmittal of the Ontario Public Health Standards (OPHS), 2008 and Attaching a List of Background Questions and Answers (Receipt recommended)

 HE-C2.Emil Kolb, Regional Chair, Letter dated October 23, 2008, Responding to a Letter from Dr. Leonard Bajcer, President, Halton Peel Dental Association, dated October 15, 2008, Regarding Peel Region Seniors’ Dental Care Program (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HE-C3)

 HE-C3.Dr. Leonard Bajcer, President, Halton-Peel Dental Association, Letter dated October 15, 2008, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb dated September 22, 2008, Regarding Peel Region Seniors’ Dental Care Program (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HE-C2)


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

 HS-A1.The Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) Subsidy Cash Flow Methodology Change


HS-B. DEPARTMENTAL

 HS-B1.Report of the Grants Ad hoc Committee (GAC-2008-2) meeting held on October 30, 2008


HS-C. CHILDREN’S SERVICES

 HS-C1.Amendment to the Learn.Play.Care. Child Care Centres Food Services Contract

 HS-C2.Region’s Services for Children with Special Needs (For information)


HS-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-D1. Keith Ward, Commissioner of Human Services and General Manager, Peel Living , Letter dated November 7, 2008, to the Editor of the Toronto Star, Responding to an Article dated October 16, 2008, titled “We Need to Fix This”, Published by the Toronto Star Reflecting The 2008 Increase in Homicides in the Region of Peel (Receipt recommended) (Additional Item)


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

 MA-A1.Transfer of Easement to Hydro One Networks Inc. at Palgrave Well Number 4 and Pumping Station Located at 17511 Highway 50 - Town of Caledon, Ward 4

 MA-A2.Reinvestment of WSIB Surpluses

 MA-A3.Economic Update and Impact on the Economy (Oral)
      Presentation by Janet Menard, Executive Director, Human Services Transition and Integration and Judith McWhinney, Economist, Financial Policy and Strategic Analysis, Corporate Finance (10 minutes)

 MA-A4.International Day of Persons with Disabilities – December 3, 2008


MA-B. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

 MA-B1.Provincial Infrastructure Funding Update


MA-C. CORPORATE SERVICES

 MA-C1.Report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2008-9) meeting held on October 21, 2008

 MA-C2.Report of the Government Relations Committee (GRC-2008-9) meeting held on November 6, 2008 (To be distributed when available)


MA-D. COMMUNICATIONS

 MA-D1.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 22, 2008, Providing Highlights of the Fall Economic Statement Delivered by Dwight Duncan, Minister of Finance (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-D2 and MA-D3)

 MA-D2.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 31, 2008, Providing Results of the Report of the Provincial Municipal Fiscal and Service Delivery Review (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-D1 and MA-D3)

 MA-D3.Jim Watson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated October 31, 2008, Addressed to all Heads of Council, Regarding the Report of the Provincial Municipal Fiscal and Service Delivery Review, “Facing the Future Together” which was Released at Queen’s Park on October 31, 2008 (Receipt recommended) (See also Items MA-D1 and MA-D2)

 MA-D4.Member Communication: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 3, 2008, Announcing that the Province of Ontario is Investing $9 Million Towards the Celebrate Ontario Initiative to Assist Communities with Festivals and Events (Receipt recommended)

 MA-D5.Federation of Canadian Municipalities, E-mail dated November 3, 2008, Providing an Update for Municipalities Receiving Federal Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) for Properties Owned by the Federal Government and its Crown Corporations (Receipt recommended)


F. OTHER BUSINESS



G. IN CAMERA MATTERS

 G1.Proposed Lease Amending Agreement (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)



H. ADJOURNMENT



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