G E N E R A L  C O M M I T T E E

A G E N D A


DATE: November 12, 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. Dr. David Mowat, Medical Officer of Health, and Janette Smith, Commissioner of Health Services, H1N1 Response Update (10 minutes as required)

  D2. Angela Nijhar, Director, Peel Committee Against Woman Abuse, and Berna Balanos, Violence Against Women Coordinator, Catholic Cross Cultural Services, Regarding the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (10 minutes) (See also Items Related to Health - Item HE-A1)
Delegation (WITHDRAWN)

  D3. Peter Dundas, Director, Peel Regional Paramedic Services, Recognizing John Thompson, Peel Paramedic for Receiving the Governor General's Award for Exemplary Service (10 minutes)
Delegation
     
  D4. B. Wilson, President, Peel Federation of Agriculture (PFA) and Ian Sinclair, Member, PFA Environment Committee, Regarding Peel Regional Official Plan Review – Regional Official Plan Amendment 21 (10 minutes requested) (See also Item D5 and Items Related to Management – Items MA-A1 and MA-E5) (Additional Item)
Delegation
     
  D5.

Peter Orphanos, Chair, Sierra Club Canada Peel Region Group, To Discuss Gaps in Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA) 21 and the Natural Heritage Policies (10 minutes requested) (See also Item D4 and Items Related to Management – Items MA-A1 and MA-E5) (Additional Item)
Delegation



E. REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS


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

HS-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL


  HS-A1 National Child Day 2009
Report
     
  HS-A2. Neighbourhood Capacity Support Strategy Update (For information)
Report


HS-B. CHILDREN’S SERVICES

  HS-B1. Brampton West Nursery School Opening (For information)
Report

  HS-B2. Learn.Play.Care Food Services Contract Amendment - Document Number 2007-534Q
Report

  HS-B3. The Expanded Early Learning Program within Peel Shelters (For information)
Report

  HS-B4. Peel Children and Youth Initiative (For information)
Report


HS-C. COMMUNICATIONS

  HS-C1. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Letter dated October 6, 2009 to Marolyn Morrison, Mayor, Town of Caledon in Response to her Letter and Enclosure Regarding Child Poverty and Advising that the Correspondence was forwarded to Deb Matthews, Minister of Children and Youth Services for her Information (Receipt recommended)
Communication

  HS-C2. Erin Hannah, Director, Ontario Works, Ministry of Community and Social Services, Memorandum dated October 7, 2009 Providing Details of the Two Per Cent Increase to Social Assistance Rates Announced in the 2009 Ontario Budget (Receipt recommended)
Communication

  HS-C3. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated October 27, 2009 Announcing that AMO Applauds the Ontario Government for Moving Forward on the Implementation of Early Learning and Child Care in Ontario (Receipt recommended)
Communication


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

MA-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL

  MA-A1. Peel Region Official Plan Review (PROPR) - Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment No. 21 - Natural Heritage, Agriculture, Air Quality and Integrated Waste Management Policies (Copies of Appendices distributed to Councillors only due to size, copies are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)
Report

  MA-A2. Peel Region Official Plan Review (PROPR) - Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment No. 23 - Housing Policies (Copies of Appendices distributed to Councillors only due to size, copies are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)
Report


MA-B. CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND CORPORATE SERVICES


  MA-B1. Reserve Sustainability (For information)
Report
     
  MA-B2. Short-Term Financing for Caledon Infrastructure Capital Projects
Report

  MA-B3. Report of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2009-8) meeting held on October 20, 2009
Report

  MA-B4. Report of the Greenlands Securement Subcommittee (GSSC-2009-4) meeting held on October 29, 2009
Report


MA-C. EMPLOYEE AND BUSINESS SERVICES
     
  MA-C1. 311 Service Update (For information)
Report
     
  MA-C2. 9-1-1 Awareness Week - December 7 to 11, 2009
Report


MA-D. EXECUTIVE OFFICE

  MA-D1. Report of the Intergovernmental Relations Advisory Committee (IRAC-2009-3) meeting held on November 5, 2009 (To be distributed when available)


MA-E. COMMUNICATIONS

  MA-E1. Matthew Talbot, Wasaga Sun, Newspaper Article dated October 14, 2009, Advising of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority's (NVCA) Approval of Draft Policy - NVCA-Municipal Streamlining Partnership Agreement for Plan Review and Technical Clearance and Fee Collection (Receipt recommended)
Communication

  MA-E2. Jim Watson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Letter dated October 19, 2009, Advising of Continued Funding for the Provincial 2010-2011 Ontario Municipal Internship Program (MIP) (Receipt recommended)
Communication

  MA-E3. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Dated October 22, 2009, Advising of the Status of Bill 168 the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act (Violence and Harassment in the Workplace) (Receipt recommended)
Communication

  MA-E4. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), Dated October 27, 2009, Advising of the Proposed Good Government Bill to Amend the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (Receipt recommended)
Communication
     
  MA-E5.

Katarzyna Sliwa, Davies Howe Partners, on behalf of Osmington Inc., Letter dated November 10, 2009, Outlining Concerns with Region Official Plan Amendment No. 21 (ROPA 21) (Receipt recommended) (See also Delegations/Presentations – Items D4 and D5 and Item MA-A1)
(Additional Item)
Communication


ITEMS RELATED TO PUBLIC WORKS
Chaired by Councillor E. Moore or Vice-Chair Councillor M. Prentice

PW-A DEPARTMENTAL

  PW-A1. Public Works Capital Works Update (For information)
Report
 

PW-B. OPERATIONAL SUPPORT

  PW-B1. Background Information on Utility Rate Process (For information)
Report


PW-C. TRANSPORTATION

  PW-C1. Peel Region Official Plan Review (PROPR) - Adoption of Regional Official Plan Amendment Number 22 - Transportation Policies (Bound copies of Appendices I and II distributed to Councillors only due to size, copies are available from the Office of the Regional Clerk)
Report


PW-D. WASTE MANAGEMENT

  PW-D1. Report of the Waste Management Committee (WMC-2009-6) Meeting held on November 5, 2009 (To be distributed when available)


PW-E. COMMUNICATIONS

  PW-E1. Denis Kelly, Regional Clerk, York Region, Letter dated October 23, 2009, Providing a Copy of a Region of York Recommendation and Report titled "2008 Travel Time Study Results and Future Study Participation" (Receipt recommended) (A copy of the York Region report is available from the Office of the Regional Clerk for viewing)
Communication

  PW-E2. Neil McKenna, Vice President, Transportation, Canadian Tire Corporation Limited, Letter dated October 26, 2009, Providing Information on Canadian Tire's Use of Long Combination Vehicles (LCV) as Part of its Innovative Business Sustainability Strategy (Receipt recommended)
Communication
     
  PW-E3.

R.H. Ballantyne, President, Canadian Industrial Transportation Association (CITA), Letter dated November 9, 2009, Requesting the Continued Support of Regional Council for the Use of Long Combination Vehicles (LCVs) in Ontario (Receipt recommended) (See also Items PW-E2 and PW-E4) (Additional Item)
Communication

     
  PW-E4.

Ron Madill, Co-ordinator Vehicle Weights and Dimensions, Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Email dated November 9, 2009, Providing October Trip Reports from Participants in the Long Combination Vehicle Pilot Program (Receipt recommended) (See also Items PW-E2 and PW-E3) (Additional Item)
Communication



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

HE-A. INTERDEPARTMENTAL


  HE-A1. International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women (See also Delegations/Presentations - Item D2)
Report


HE-B. LONG-TERM CARE

  HE-B1. National Collaborative on the Prevention of Falls in Long Term Care (For information)
Report


HE-C. PUBLIC HEALTH

  HE-C1. Lay Health Educator Breast Screening Program Evaluation Update (For information)
Report

  HE-C2. Provincial Funding Cuts for Tobacco Prevention and Enforcement Programs (For information)
Report

  HE-C3. Role of the Medical Officer of Health in Commenting on Applications for Certificate of Approval (For information)
Report


HE-D. COMMUNICATIONS

  HE-D1. Henry Clarke, Chair, Board of Health for the Peterborough County-City Health Unit, Letter dated September 30, 2009 to John Gerretsen, Minister of the Environment, Advising that the Board of Health for the Peterborough County-City Health Unit Considered the Staff Report on the Air Quality Health Index and Passed a Motion at its September 9, 2009 Meeting (Receipt recommended)
Communication

  HE-D2. David Caplan, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated October 1, 2009 in Response to a Letter from Regional Chair Emil Kolb dated July 16, 2009 Supporting the Approval of the Appointment of Dr. Kathleen Dooling as Associate Medical Officer of Health for Peel Public Health (Resolution No. 2009-746) (Receipt recommended)
Communication

  HE-D3. David Caplan, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated October 5, 2009 to Regional Chair Emil Kolb Expressing Appreciation for Peel Region's Ongoing Work to Meet the Pandemic H1N1 Influenza (pH1N1) Challenge, and Advising that the Ministry has Provided a One-time Funding for 2009 to Support the Purchase of IT Equipment for Mass Vaccination Clinics (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HE-D4)
Communication

  HE-D4. Allison Stuart, Assistant Deputy Minister (A), Public Health Division, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Letter dated October 7, 2009 to Dr. David Mowat, Medical Officer of Health, Confirming a One-time Funding in 2009 for the Acquisition of IT Equipment for Mass Vaccination Clinics and Specifying the Ministry's Terms, Conditions and Expectations (Receipt recommended) (See also Item HE-D3)
Communication

  HE-D5. Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated October 15, 2009 to Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, Informing Him that the City of Mississauga, at its Meeting on October 14, 2009, Adopted Resolution 0230 2009 Regarding Concerns over the Clarkson Airshed Study (Receipt recommended)
Communication

  HE-D6. Amanda Rawecki, Legislative Coordinator, City of Brampton, Letter dated October 26, 2009 Attaching a Report titled "Greater Toronto Area Clean Air Council: 2008-2010 Intergovernmental Declaration on Clean Air" and Advising that the City of Brampton Passed Resolution C247-2009 at its Meeting on October 7, 2009 in Support of the Declaration (Receipt recommended)
Communication


F. OTHER BUSINESS



G. IN CAMERA MATTERS

  G1. Proposed Amendment to Sublease Agreement (A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board)

  G2. In Camera Report of the Greenlands Securement Subcommittee (GSSC-2009-4) meeting held on October 29, 2009


H. ADJOURNMENT


Revised: Thursday November 12 2009

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