G E N E R A L  C O M M I T T E E

A G E N D A


DATE: April 16, 2009
TIME: 9:30 a.m.
PLACE: Regional Council Chambers, 5th Floor
10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A
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.Lola Vaz-Rafearo, Senior Project Engineer, Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO), and Michael Chiu, Consultant Project Manager, McCormick Rankin Corporation, Providing an Overview of the Progress of the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Highway 427 Transportation Corridor in Advance of the Public Information Centres Scheduled for April, 2009 (10 minutes)

 D2.Cindy Cowan, Executive Director, Interim Place, Presenting a Citizen Proclamation with Respect to the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (5 minutes)

 D3.Nick Acocella, Greg Pannia and Tony Viola, Coalition of Concerned Residents and Businesses of Bolton (CCRB), Regarding Population Allocation and its Impact on Bolton Businesses (10 minutes)

 D4.William Goursky, Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee; Richard Ngun, Project Manager, Real Property Asset Managemet, and Drew Goursky, Manager, Housing Initiatives, Presenting the Universal Design Standard for New Region of Peel Affordable Housing Projects and an Update on the Chapel View Project, City of Brampton (20 minutes requested)

 D5.Christine Pacini, Principal, SHS Consulting, Presenting Information on Regional Official Plan Amendment 23, the Regional Housing Strategy (10 minutes)

 D6.Rob Harrison, Vice President, Valleywood Resident Association, Providing Evidence of Highway 410 Phase III Design Safety Concerns which may have an Influence on the Rockfort Quarry Application (10 minutes)


E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


ITEMS RELATED TO HUMAN SERVICES
Chaired by Councillor P. Mullin or Vice-Chair Councillor P. Palleschi

HS-A. CHILDREN’S SERVICES
    
  HS-A1. 2009 Multinational Corporate Child Care in Peel
     
 HS-A2.Enhancing Quality Child Care in Peel (For information)


HS-B. HOUSING

 HS-B1.Rental Market Conditions in Peel, 2008 (For information)


HS-C. COMMUNICATIONS

 HS-C1.Michael Chan, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Letter dated March 2009, Providing Information on the Lincoln M. Alexander Award 2009 and Requesting that the Region of Peel Support the Program by Nominating Young Ontarians Believed to be Deserving of Recognition (Receipt recommended)

 HS-C2.Michael Chan, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Letter dated March 2, 2009, Confirming the Award of a Grant in the amount of $20,000 to the Region of Peel as Part of the Municipal Immigration Information Online Program Marketing Initiative 2008-2009 (Receipt recommended)

 HS-C3.Jim Watson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated March 18, 2009, in Response to a Letter from Keith Ward, Commissioner of Human Services and General Manager, Peel Living, Regarding an Extension of the Deadline for the Home Ownership Component of the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program (AHP) (Resolution 2009-10) (Receipt recommended)

 HS-C4.Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 20, 2009, Reporting that the Province has Announced Poverty Reduction Measures by Providing New Housing Funding and Increasing the Provincially Funded Ontario Child Benefit (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO MANAGEMENT
Chaired by Councillor R. Whitehead or Vice-Chair Councillor G. Miles

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

 MA-A1.Proposed Road Closure and Transfer of Easements, Future Carpool and Transit Lot at the Southwest Corner of Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road) and Regional Road 50 (Highway 50), Capital Project 01-4007 - Town of Caledon, Ward 5 and City of Brampton, Ward 10


MA-B. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CORPORATE SERVICES

 MA-B1.Report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2009-3) meeting held on March 24, 2009

 MA-B2.Internal Audit Awareness Day – May 7, 2009


MA-C. EXECUTIVE OFFICE

 MA-C1.Proposed Future Direction of the Government Relations Committee


MA-D. COMMUNICATIONS

 MA-D1.Coralia Bulhoes, Director, Finance and Administration and Chief Elections Officer, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Memo dated February 19, 2009, Regarding a Consent Form for Members Interested in Running for a Position to the FCM National Board (Receipt recommended)

 MA-D2.Bill Manderson, President, Riverbend Legal Group and Smelly-Welly.com, Letter dated March 20, 2009, Calling for Regional Council to Support his Request for Jim Watson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) to Conduct a Forensic Audit for Implementation Against the Corporation for the Township of Puslinch and the Corporation for the County of Wellington (Receipt recommended)

 MA-D3.John Mohle, Wellington Construction Inc., Email dated March 26, 2009, Requesting a Written Response from Regional Council, Regarding Concerns of the Region of Peel Purchasing Policy (Referral to Employee and Business Services recommended)

 MA-D4.James M. Flaherty, Minister of Finance, Letter dated March 31, 2009, Responding to a Correspondence from Regional Chair Kolb Regarding the 2009 Budget (Receipt recommended)

 MA-D5.Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated April 1, 2009, Providing a Copy of a Report titled “2008 External Funding Assistance – Public Police Programs” (Receipt recommended)

 MA-D6.Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 3, 2009, Advising that George Smitherman, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure has Extended the Deadline for Public Sector Regulated Price Plan Eligibility to November 1, 2009 (Receipt recommended)

 MA-D7.Letter and Backgrounder: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and the Government of Canada, dated April 3, 2009, Providing an Update to Municipal Governments on the Development and Implementation of New Federal Infrastructure Programs from John Baird, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and Jean Perrault, President, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) (Receipt recommended)

 MA-D8.Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Calling for Submissions for the 2009 Peter J. Marshall Municipal Innovation Awards (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORTATION AND PLANNING
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore or Vice-Chair Councillor M. Prentice


ETP-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL


 ETP-A1.Provincial Ban on Cosmetic Pesticide Use (For information)

 ETP-A2.Municipally Treated Water Versus Bottled Water


ETP-B. ENVIRONMENT

 ETP-B1.Construction of 400mm Watermain on McLaughlin Road between Regional Road 6 (Queen Street West) and Holtby Avenue, Capital Project 08-1375, Document 2009-116T – City of Brampton, Ward 5

 ETP-B2.York-Peel Water Supply and Woodbridge Area Sewage Servicing Agreements, Capital Projects 04-1205, 04-1999 and 14-1999

 ETP-B3.Greenpath Inc. – Processed Bottom Ash Supply Agreement


ETP-C. TRANSPORTATION

 ETP-C1.Posted Speed Limit Reduction Regional Road 5 (Derry Road) from McLaughlin Road to Regional Road 1 (Mississauga Road) – City of Mississauga, Ward 11

 ETP-C2.Northbound Dual Left Turn Lane Designation, Regional Road 15 (Steeles Avenue) at Rutherford Road/First Gulf Boulevard, Removal of a Southbound Dual Left Turn Lane Designation, Regional Road 7 (Airport Road) at Driver Road – City of Brampton, Wards 3, 8 and 10


ETP-D. PLANNING

 ETP-D1.Rezoning Application File Number RZ-09-6W12-2B of Brampton Brick to Develop a Shale Quarry (Norval Quarry), City of Brampton, Ward 6 (For information) (See also Item ETP-E2)

 ETP-D2.GTA West Corridor Task Force

 ETP-D3.Report of the Greenlands Securement Subcommittee (GSSC-2009-1) meeting held on April 2, 2009

 ETP-D4.Peel Regional Official Plan Review Status Update (Oral)
Presentation by Arvin Prasad, Director, Planning Policy and Research and Naheeda Jamal, Principal Planner, Urban Policy


ETP-E. COMMUNICATIONS

 ETP-E1.Don Lobb, Professional Agrologist, Letter dated March 9, 2009, Regarding the Region of Peel, Peel-Caledon Significant Woodlands and Significant Wildlife Habitat Study that was Prepared for the Peel Region Official Plan Review (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-E2.Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated March 13, 2009, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Resolution and Report titled “Norval Quarry Rezoning Application and Establishment of a Brampton Aggregate Review Committee – North West Brampton – Old Pine Crest Road and Winston Churchill Boulevard – Ward 6” (Receipt recommended) (See also Item ETP-D1) (A copy of the City of Brampton report is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

 ETP-E3.Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated March 13, 2009 Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Resolution and Report titled “Fletchers Creek Trail – Region of Peel: Class Environmental Assessment – Fletchers Creek Trunk Sewer between Queen Street and Steeles Avenue – Ward 4” (Receipt recommended) (A copy of the City of Brampton report is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

 ETP-E4.Rob MacIsaac, Chair, Metrolinx, Letter dated March 13, 2009 Providing a Copy of the Regional Transportation Plan titled “The Big Move: Transforming Transportation in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA)” (Receipt recommended) (A copy of “The Big Move: Transforming Transportation in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA)” is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

 ETP-E5.Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated March 17, 2009, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Resolution and Report titled “City of Brampton Comments on the Draft Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 20 (ROPA 20) Policies for Sustainability and Energy” (Referral to Environment, Transportation and Planning Services recommended)

 ETP-E6.Association of Municipalities of Ontario, dated March 17, 2009 Advising that the Federal Government is Moving Forward with a Two-Year Rule Change for Environmental Assessments (EA) for Projects that have Completed Provincial and Municipal Environmental Approvals (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-E7.Chandra Urquhart, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated March 17, 2009, Providing a Copy of the City of Brampton Resolution and Report titled “Natural System and Conservation Policy Review Discussion Paper (Part of Brampton’s Response to the Growth Plan) (Referral to Environment, Transportation and Planning Services recommended) (A copy of the City of Brampton report is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)

 ETP-E8.Association of Municipalities of Ontario, dated March 26, 2009 Inviting Municipal Representatives to Attend a Meeting and Provide Feedback on the Draft Vision, Goals and Strategies for the Great Lakes (Receipt recommended)

 ETP-E9.Piero Carbone, Garden Foods, Letter dated March 31, 2009 Expressing Concern with the Growth of Commercial Retail Development in Comparison to that of Residential Growth (Receipt recommended)


ITEMS RELATED TO HEALTH
Chaired by Councillor A. Groves or Vice-Chair Councillor G. Gibson

HE-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL
    
  HE-A1. Peel Children’s Water Festival 2009 (For information)
     
 HE-A2.Provincial Roots of Youth Violence Report


HE-B. DEPARTMENTAL

 HE-B1.Recognizing Canada Health Day, Nursing Week and Paramedic Week in the Region of Peel


HE-C. PUBLIC HEALTH

 HE-C1.Vector-Borne Disease Prevention Plan (For information)


HE-D. COMMUNICATIONS

 HE-D1.David Caplan, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter to Chair Kolb dated March 19, 2009, Expressing Appreciation for the Region of Peel’s Continuing Effort and Co-operation in Working with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care to Improve Ontario’s Health Care System and Announcing that the Ministry is Providing a One-time Funding of up to $416,667 to Negotiate Agreements for Dedicated Nurses to Receive Ambulance Patients at Locally Selected Hospitals for the Fiscal Year 2009/2010 (Receipt recommended)


F. OTHER BUSINESS



G. IN CAMERA MATTERS

 G1.Proposed Property Acquisition, Future Battleford Road Booster Pumping Station – City of Mississauga, Ward 9 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

 G2.Proposed Property Acquisition, Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) Widening from Queen Street to Castlemore Road – City of Brampton, Ward 10 (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

 G3.In Camera Report of the Greenlands Securement Subcommittee (GSSC-2009-1) meeting held on April 2, 2009


H. ADJOURNMENT


Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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