The following are decisions made by Regional Council on Thursday,
March 30, 2000.
National Volunteer Week - April 9 15, 2000
Regional Council proclaimed the week of April 9 15,
2000 as National Volunteer Week in the Region of Peel. The work of
volunteers impacts virtually every aspect of society, including health,
education, social services, youth, culture, sports and recreation,
the arts, and the environment. Across Regional departments, more than
a thousand volunteers assist Regional staff in responding to the health
and social well being of the communitys increasingly large and diverse
Procurement of Nurse/Residents Call System
Regional Council awarded a contract for the supply,
installation and training of a nurse/resident call system for Sheridan
Villa, Home for the Aged to Aatel Communications Inc. at an estimated
cost of $221,587.
Replacement Shelter in the City of Brampton, Ward
Regional Council approved the extension of the operation
of the shelter for men at 52 Rutherford Road in the City of Brampton
until the end of November 2000. Council further approved the establishment
of a shelter at the Regional Public Works Yard at Copper Rd. in the
City of Brampton, Ward 8.
Appointment to the Peel Regional Housing Authority
Regional Council approved the reappointment of Councillor
Lorna Bissell to the Peel Regional Housing Authority (PRHA) for a
term ending on April 30, 2002 or until a successor is appointed.
Maintenance of the Bridge Total Management Program
Regional Council approved the retention of the engineering
consulting firm, Paul Theil Associates Limited to carry out bridge
structure evaluation services for the purposes of bringing the Regional
bridge program up to date, at an estimated cost of $50,000 and to
provide bridge asset management services, as part of the Regions
Total Bridge Management Program for five (5) years, at an estimated
cost of $75,000 per year for a total of $375,000.
Assumption of the Albion-Vaughan Sewage Pumping
Station Town of Caledon, Ward 5
Regional Council approved of entering into an agreement
with 934169 Ontario Limited to assume the ownership, operation and
maintenance of the Albion-Vaughan Sewage Pumping Station, in the
Town of Caledon, Ward 5 and that the Letter of Credit posted to
the Region of Peel in the amount of $150,000 for the operation and
maintenance of the pumping station be returned to 934169 Ontario
Additional Funding Requirements for the Steeles
Avenue West Road Widening, from Creditview Road South Leg to Churchville
Road and the Credit River Bridge Construction
Regional Council approved additional funding in the amount
of $1,800,000 for the widening of Steeles Avenue and the construction
of the Credit River Bridge, to be utilized for the construction
of required floodplain embankments, road widening and traffic detour
routes to accommodate traffic during the bridge construction. Council
further approved the retention of the engineering consulting firm,
SNC Lavalin Engineers and Constructors Inc., to carry out the project
management, contract administration and construction inspection
for the widening of Steeles Avenue and the construction of the Credit
River Bridge, at a total estimated cost of $430,000.
Trinity Common Mall, North Side of Regional Road 10 (Bovaird Drive)
between Great Lakes Drive/Nasmith Street and Highway 410 City
of Brampton, Wards 7 and 10
Regional Council requested that the Minister of Transportation
signalize the intersection of Bovaird Drive (Highway 7) and the
Highway 410 southbound off ramp. Council further requested that
Regional Staff work with the City of Brampton, the Peel Regional
Police, and the owners of the Trinity Common Mall to identify on-site
improvements that the mall owners can make to improve traffic flow.
Odour Control Systems - Lakeview Wastewater Treatment
Plant City of Mississauga, Ward 1
Regional Council approved the allocation of additional
funding in the amount of $3,000,000 to undertake the design and
installation of odour systems for the Lakeview Wastewater Treatment
2000 Property Tax Policy Issues
Regional Council adopted a by-law ratifying the 1998 and
1999 tax decrease phase-in rates. Council limited the Charity and
Similar Organization rebate to Registered Charities for the 2000
taxation year. Council further requested that the Minister of Finance
offset the financial impact of any delays in the 2000 tax billing
process, including interest costs.
Cancellation of May 4, 2000 General Committee
Regional Council cancelled the May 4, 2000 General Committee
meeting to allow Councillors to attend the Canadian Housing and
Renewal Associations (CHRA) 2000 Annual Congress to be held in
Mississauga from May 3 - 6, 2000.
VCOM Radio System Admission of Caledon Hydro
Regional Council endorsed a motion passed by the Peel
Police Services Board regarding authorization for Caledon Hydro
to enter the VCOM System with up to 20 units of user gear, at
a cost of $937.35 per unit. Council approved that user unit fee
revenue, received from Caledon Hydro to a maximum of $18,747,
be deposited to the VCOM reserve fund.
2000 Final Property Tax Levy By-law
Regional Council adopted a by-law that apportions the
net levy requirement of $460,000,000 to Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga
and results in no average Regional tax increase for fiscal 2000.
"Building Tomorrows Government Together"
Regional Council extended the period for receiving comments
from Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga on the report entitled "Building
Tomorrows Government Together" to September 30, 2000.
Oak Ridges Moraine Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) Hearing
Regional Council requested that the Regional Solicitor
seek party status for the Region of Peel at the Ontario Municipal
Board (OMB) hearing regarding certain development applications located
on the Oak Ridges Moraine in the Town of Richmond Hill.
Next Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, April 20, 2000 - 9:30 a.m.
|Next Peel Living Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, April 13, 2000 - 9:00 a.m.
Next General Committee Meeting
Thursday, April 13, 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.
For additional information on any of the items in Decisions, please
contact the Region of Peel, Clerk's at 905-791-7800, ext. 4330.
Decisions is published after each Regional Council
meeting. If you would like to be on our mailing list, please call
905-791-7800 ext. 4526.
For additional information contact the
Manager of Legislative Services at 905-791-7800, ext. 4462
Thursday April 16 2009