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The following are decisions made by Regional Council on Thursday, March 9, 2000.


International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - March 21, 2000

As originally designated by the United Nations, Regional Council proclaimed March 21, 2000 as International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The elimination of racism and racial discrimination can be accomplished through understanding and respect for the dignity of all people, and is the social and moral responsibility of each person.



Impact of Federal Taxes on Housing and Potential Changes to Promote Production of More Affordable Housing

Regional Council supported the view of the Greater Toronto Home Builders Association (GTHBA), that inequitable tax treatment is negatively impacting investment in new rental and ownership housing and the renovation sector. Council requested the federal government to immediately review federal taxation policy, with the intent to encourage new private sector rental construction by reducing tax related impediments to producing rental housing supply, at a minimum creating equity between rental investment and comparable types of development or investments.



"Building Tomorrow's Government Together"

Regional Council referred the report entitled "Building Tomorrow's Government Together," which outlines an eight-point action plan for change in local governance, to the Region's Area Municipalities, the City of Mississauga, City of Brampton and the Town of Caledon, for comment within 90 days.


Supply of Water Meters Proposal

Regional Council awarded the contract for the supply of water meters for a one-year period, commencing March 1, 2000, to Schlumberger RMS Canada of Mississauga in the amount of $935,000. Subject to satisfactory performance and at the Region of Peel's sole discretion, the contract may be extended annually for four additional one-year periods.


911 Ad hoc Committee Membership

Regional Council added Mayor Carol Seglins, Town of Caledon, to the membership of the ad hoc committee established to review the proposal of additional staffing positions to support 911 services in the Region of Peel.


Public Works

Second Recycling Container

Regional Council approved funding, estimated at $1,471,344, for a second recycling container, to be grey in colour and designated for use as a fibre container.


Watermain Servicing, Intracorp Development Limited - Country Club, Residences of Castlemore Subdivision - City of Brampton, Ward 10

Regional Council awarded the contract for the construction of 1207 metres (3959 feet) of 500mm (20 inch) diameter watermain, to be included in the servicing of the Country Club Residences of Castlemore Subdivision by Intracorp Developments Ltd., in the amount of $671,526.52.


Audible Pedestrian Signals at Regional Intersections - City of Mississauga, Ward 5

Regional Council approved the implementation of audible pedestrian signals at the intersection of Regional Road 7 (Airport Road) and Morningstar Drive during the final stages of roadway construction. Council amended the Audible Pedestrian Signal Policy to authorize installations by Regional staff in conjunction with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.


New Traffic Control Signal Installation, Regional Road 3 (Britannia Road) at Douguy Boulevard - City of Mississauga, Ward 6

Regional Council approved the installation of traffic control signals at the Britannia Road and Douguy Boulevard intersection in the City of Mississauga, Ward 6 for an estimated total cost of $95,000.


Amendments to the Regional Traffic By-law

Regional Council approved an amendment to the Regional Traffic By-law, 48-94 regarding the designation of the following Community Safety Zones on Regional Roads in the Town of Caledon:

  • Regional Road 9 (King Street) between Heart Lake Road and Kennedy Road;
  • Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road) from a point located 500 metres east of Bramalea Road to Bramalea Road;
  • Regional Road 14 (Mayfield Road) from a point located 300 metres west of Creditview Road to a point located 900 metres west of Creditview Road;
  • Regional Road 22 (Olde Church Road) from a point located 600 metres east of Innis Lake Road to a point located 700 metres west of Innis Lake Road;
  • Regional Road 50 (Highway 50) from Patterson Sideroad to Birch Avenue;
  • Regional Road 136 (Main Street) from a point located 200 metres south of McClellan Road to the intersection of Regional Road 136 (Queen Street East) at Queen Street West.


Highway No. 9 Improvements Proposed by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, from Humber Station Road to Tottenham Road - Town of Caledon, Ward 4

Regional Council endorsed the improvements proposed to be undertaken by the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario in the Town of Caledon on Highway 9 from 0.3 km east of Humber Station Road easterly to 0.3 km west of Tottenham Road. In addition, Council requested the Ministry enhance their design of the highway as appropriate during the design process to take into consideration the particulars of the proposed Palgrave Equestrian Centre.


Water Service Replacement Program

Regional Council approved, on a first come first serve basis, the free replacement of the municipal side of the water service for residential homes with 12.5mm (0.5 inch) water services or less, provided they replace the private side at their own expense. Council further approved an increase in the funding for this program to $100,000 per year from $25,000.


Winter Maintenance Agreement, No Wing Zone - City of Mississauga, City of Brampton and Town of Caledon

Regional Council approved the assumption of primary responsibility by the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and Town of Caledon for snow removal on Regional Roads where, depending on accumulation resulting from Peel's snow control program on the roadway, snow removal is required on certain sidewalks situated in commercial areas or areas where sidewalks are located too close to the travelled portion of the roadway. Council approved of the costs for such snow removal being shared on a 50/50 basis between the Area Municipality involved and the Region of Peel.


Next Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, March 30, 2000 - 9:30 a.m.

Next Peel Living Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, March 23, 2000 - 9:00 a.m.

Next General Committee Meeting
Thursday, March 23, 2000 - 9:30 a.m.

All meetings are held in the Region's Council Chambers, Fifth Floor, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, unless otherwise noted.

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