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GRC-2009-1
 
THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS COMMITTEE
AGENDA

DATE:
  Thursday, January 29, 2009
TIME:
  9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
PLACE:
 

Regional Administrative Headquarters
5th Floor Boardroom
10 Peel Centre Drive
Brampton, Ontario

MEMBERS:
 

G. Carlson, S. Fennell, A. Groves, E. Kolb, G. Miles,
J. Sanderson, A. Thompson

Chaired by Councillor A. Thompson or Vice-Chair Councillor G. Carlson

1. DECLARATIONS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
     
     
2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

3. GOVERNMENT RELATIONS STATUS REPORTS AND CURRENT ACTIVITIES (As required):

  a) Federal Government
     
  b) Provincial Government
     
  c) Local Government
     
4. ITEMS DEFERRED FROM PREVIOUS GOVERNMENT RELATIONS COMMITTEE MEETINGS  
   
  a) AMO Immigration Paper, report from the Commissioner of Human Services and General Manager of Peel Living dated October 6, 2008 and a Draft Report from AMO titled “Putting Out the Welcome Mat: Why Immigration Matters to Ontario’s Municipalities” (Deferred from the December 18, 2008 Government Relations Committee meeting, due to lack of quorum)
   
  b) Goods Movement in Peel – Issues, Policy Positions and Advocacy (Oral)
      Discussion led by T. AppaRao, Director, Transportation Planning & M. McLeod, Manager, Modelling Goods Action (Deferred from the December 18, 2008 Government Relations Committee meeting, due to lack of quorum)
   
  c) Youth Violence and Policing Issues – Issues, Policy Positions and Advocacy (Oral)
     

Discussion led by G. Miles, Chair, Peel Youth Violence Prevention Network (Deferred from the December 18, 2008 Government Relations Committee meeting, due to lack of quorum)

       
  d)

Report on Advocacy Activities since Previous Committee Meeting (Oral)

      Discussion led by C. Clifford, Director, Strategic Innovation & Policy (Deferred from the December 18, 2008 Government Relations Committee meeting, due to lack of quorum)
   
  e)

Plans to Advocate Priority Public Policy Positions Adopted by Regional Council (For information)

     

Discussion led by C. Clifford, Director, Strategic Innovation & Policy(Deferred from the December 18, 2008 Government Relations Committee meeting, due to lack of quorum)

   
  f) Support Requirements for the Government Relations Committee (For information)
     

Discussion led by C. Clifford, Director, Strategic Innovation & Policy (Deferred from the December 18, 2008 Government Relations Committee meeting, due to lack of quorum)

   
5. REQUESTS FROM REGIONAL COUNCIL FOR GOVERNMENT RELATIONS SUPPORT
   
   
6.

REPORTS

       
  a) GRC Principles and Tactics Continued: Supporting all Committees of Regional Council (To be distributed when available)
      Discussion led by C. Clifford, Director, Strategic Innovation & Policy
       
7. COMMUNICATIONS
       
8. OTHER BUSINESS or CURRENT ISSUES THAT NEED TO BE DISCUSSED
       
9. NEXT MEETING
   
  Thursday, February 19, 2009 -11:00 a.m.
Regional Administrative Headquarters
5th Floor Boardroom
10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A
Brampton, Ontario
   
10.

REQUESTS FROM GOVERNMENT RELATIONS COMMITTEE TO REGIONAL COUNCIL AND SUBCOMMITTEES

   
11. ADJOURNMENT