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DATE: December 04, 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. Sharad Kerur, Executive Director, Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association, Discussing the Need for Social Housing and Why the Region of Peel Should Utilize its Infrastructure Funding Allocation to Build New Housing (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Management – Items MA-B1 and MA-E5)

  D2. Peter Orphanos, Chair, Sierra Club Peel Region, Requesting Budget Consideration for Environment, Natural Heritage Properties and Conservation Funding (10 minutes) (Withdrawn)

  D3. Dr. David Mowat, Medical Officer of Health and Julie Stratton, Manager of Epidemiology, Peel Public Health, Presenting “A Picture of Health – A Comprehensive Report on Health in Peel 2008” (20 minutes requested)
     
  D4. Annie Liem, Executive Director, Wisma Mega Indah Inc., Urging the Region of Peel to Utilize its Provincial Infrastructure Funding Allocation on Building New Housing (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Management – Items MA-B1 and MA-E5) (Additional Item)
     
  D5. Dave Gordon, Acting Director, Waste Management , Providing an Update Regarding the Urban Waste Collection and Disposal Contracts (10 minutes) (As requested at the November 27, 2008 Waste Management Subcommittee meeting) (See also Items Related to Environment, Transportation and Planning – Item ETP-A1) (Additional Item)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

 MA-A1.Transfer of Region Owned Property, Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue East) and West Drive - City of Brampton, Ward 3

 MA-A2.Encroachment Agreement, Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue), Owner: 1493951 Ontario Inc. - City of Brampton, Ward 8

 MA-A3.Proposed Disposal of Region Owned Surplus Land, Approximately 4.83 Acres (1.95 Hectares) of Vacant Land at the Region of Peel Integrated Waste Management Facility at 7795 Torbram Road - City of Brampton, Ward 8


MA-B. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

 MA-B1.Provincial Infrastructure Funding Update (Deferred from the November 13, 2008 General Committee meeting) (See also Delegations/Presentations Item D1 and Item MA-E5)

 MA-B2.2009 Interim Regional Requisition By-law

 MA-B3.GO Transit Funding Liability Update (For information)


MA-C. CORPORATE SERVICES

 MA-C1.Report of the Audit Subcommittee (ASC-2008-5) meeting held on November 13, 2008

 MA-C2.9-1-1 Awareness Week – December 8 - 12, 2008

 MA-C3.Report of the Emergency Management Program Committee (EMPC-2008-2) meeting held on November 27, 2008 (To be distributed when available)


MA-D. EXECUTIVE OFFICE

 MA-D1.Parking Plan for 10 and 44 Peel Centre Drive


MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

 MA-E1.Dwight Duncan, Minister of Finance and Minister of Revenue; Jim Watson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing; and George Smitherman, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure and Deputy Premier, Letter dated November 10, 2008, Advising that the Region of Peel will be Receiving $67,043,893 in Capital Grants under the Investing in Ontario Act, 2008 (Receipt recommended)

 MA-E2.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 13, 2008, Providing Information from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) on Legal Issues Affecting Municipalities in the Collection of Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILTs) (Receipt recommended)

 MA-E3.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 14, 2008, Informing that the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing have Announced Details of the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund (OMPF) 2009 Allocations (Receipt recommended)

 MA-E4.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 19, 2008, Advising that the Government of Ontario and AMO Issued the First Joint Annual Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Statement (Receipt recommended)

 MA-E5.Phil Gallina, Paramedic, Region of Peel, E-mail dated November 24, 2008, Requesting that Regional Council Utilize $7.7 Million in Provincial Infrastructure Funding to Improve Paramedic Service Delivery and Patient Care (Receipt recommended) (See also Delegations/Presentations – Item D1 and Item MA-B1)
     
  MA-E6. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated November 14, 2008, Thanking the Region of Peel for the Continued Support of Ontario's Fairness Campaign (Receipt recommended) (Additional Item)


ITEMS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING

ETP-A. ENVIRONMENT

 ETP-A1.Report of the Waste Management Subcommittee (WMSC-2008-8) meeting held on November 27, 2008 (To be distributed when available)

 ETP-A2.Peel Curing Facility – Compensation to Residents for Exposure to Odour

 ETP-A3.Extension of the Waste Haulage Agreement, Document 2006-294N

 ETP-A4.One-Year Extension of the Ontario Clean Water Agency (OCWA) Contract for the Operations and Maintenance of the South Peel Water and Wastewater System and the Commencement of Negotiations for a New Long-Term Contract with OCWA (For information)


ETP-B. TRANSPORTATION

 ETP-B1.Execution of Agreement and Development Charges Reimbursement for Construction of Sanitary Sewer on Creditview Road, South of Regional Road 6 (Queen Street West), Capital Project 07-2701, Document 2008-763N – City of Brampton, Ward 6


ETP-C. PLANNING

 ETP-C1.Settlement on Proposed Truck Terminal with Outside Storage by Amar Transport Inc. in the City of Vaughan (For information)


ETP-D. COMMUNICATIONS

 ETP-D1.Don Given, President, Malone Given Parsons Ltd., on behalf of the Nashville Heights Landowners Group, Letter dated October 31, 2008, Regarding the 427 Transportation Corridor Environmental Assessment (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-D2.John Hrynkow, President, Canadian Home Builders’ Association, Letter dated November 4, 2008, Regarding the Municipal Infrastructure Investment and Urging the Prime Minister of Canada to Expedite Infrastructure Projects through Cooperation and Coordination between the Federal Government and the Provinces and Territories (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-D3.Jin Wang, Project Coordinator, Provincial and Environmental Planning Office, Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Neil Ahmed, Consultant Project Manager, McCormick Rankin Corporation, Letter dated November 10, 2008, Providing a Progress Update on the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) West Corridor Environmental Assessment (EA) Study (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-D4.R.A. (Bob) Fowler, Secretary, Ontario Property and Environmental Rights Alliance, E-mail dated November 12, 2008, Regarding Linking Endangered Species and Municipal Drainage Legislation (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-D5.Debbie Sheffield, Legislative Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated November 14, 2008, Providing a Copy of City of Mississauga Resolution PDC-0077-2008 and a Report titled “Natural Areas Survey – 2007 Update” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Mississauga report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

 ETP-D6.Debbie Thompson, Legislative Services Supervisor/Deputy Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated November 18, 2008, Providing a Copy of Town of Caledon Resolution W-599-2008 and a Report titled “Rockfort Quarry Update” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the Town of Caledon report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

 ETP-D7.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 19, 2008, Inviting AMO Members to Join Environment Canada’s Inventory of Climate Networks in Ontario (ICONO) that will Guide Policymaking for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Ontario (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-D8.J.A. (Sandy) Nairn, Environmental Planner, Ecoplans Limited, Letter dated November 19, 2008, Regarding the 30-Day Public Review Period for the Design and Construction Report (DCR), Documenting the Detailed Design and Environmental Protection and Mitigation Measures for the Expansion of Highway 401 from the Highway 401/403/410 Interchange to West of Hurontario (Highway 10), in the City of Mississauga (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-D9.Cat Cybulski, Communications Chair, Our Caledon Our Choice (OCOC), E-mail dated November 21, 2008, Providing a Copy of an OCOC Letter to Key Provincial Government Officials, dated November 20, 2008, Regarding the Challenges to the Town of Caledon’s Growth Management Policies (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-10.Denis Kelly, Regional Clerk, Region of York, Letter dated November 21, 2008, Providing a Copy of the Region of York Resolution and a Report titled “Transportation Master Plan Update - Key Recommendations and Public Consultation” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the Region of York report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

 ETP-11.Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter Received November 24, 2008, Providing a City of Brampton Resolution PDD242-2008 and a Report titled “Growing the Greenbelt: Release of Final Criteria” (Receipt recommended) (Copies of the City of Brampton report are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)


ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH

HE-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

 HE-A1.Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Drinking Water (For information)


HE-B. PARAMEDIC SERVICES

 HE-B1.Report of the Emergency and Protective Services Committee (EPSC 2008 3) meeting held on November 27, 2008 (To be distributed when available)


HE-C. PUBLIC HEALTH

 HE-C1.Children’s Health and Environment Community Survey (For information)

 HE-C2.FoodCheck Peel Evaluation (For information)


HE-D. COMMUNICATIONS

 HE-D1.David L. Mowat, Medical Officer of Health, Peel Region Letter dated November 10, 2008, to Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Regarding the Use of Poppy Powder (Dode) in the Region of Peel, and Advocating that Health Canada Engage in Further Research on this Substance and Supporting the Inclusion and Enforcement of Poppy Powder as a Derivative of Opium in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Receipt recommended)

 HE-D2.Ron Sapsford, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Memo dated November 13, 2008, Announcing the Division of the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) and the Assistant Deputy Minister for Public Health (ADM) Roles, Effective Immediately (Receipt recommended)

 HE-D3.News Release and Related Backgrounder: From the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH), dated November 20, 2008, Providing Information on the 2007 Annual Report of the CMOH, and Announcing the Accomplishments of Operation Health Protection, a Three-year Action Plan to Revitalize Ontario’s Public Health System (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES

HS-A. CHILDREN’S SERVICES

 HS-A1.Full Day Learning for Four and Five Year Olds (For information)


HS-B. HOUSING

 HS-B1.Affordable Housing Program Delivery Plan Update

 HS-B2.Sheard Avenue Project – Supportive Housing in Peel (“SHIP”) Funding Allocation Update, City of Brampton, Ward 4


HS-C. COMMUNICATIONS

 HS-C1.Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated November 10, 2008, Advising that AMO is Seeking Comment on the Draft Joint Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) and Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA) Paper on Poverty Reduction (Referral to Human Services recommended)


F. OTHER BUSINESS



G. IN CAMERA MATTERS

 G1.Expropriation Proceedings (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

 G2.Litigation or potential litigation, including matters before administrative tribunals, affecting a municipality or local board

 G3.Appointment of Commissioner of Environment, Transportation and Planning Services (Personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees) (Limited distribution only)


H. ADJOURNMENT


Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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