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The following are decisions made by Regional Council on Thursday, October 26, 2000.

  Waste Reduction Week November 6-12, 2000
  Regional Council proclaimed the week of November 6 - 12, 2000 as Waste Reduction Week in the Region of Peel, as requested by the Public Works department. This year's theme is "Back to Basics: Putting the 'R' Pieces Together" and challenges individuals to practice the 3R's of Waste Reduction: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle; as well as organic composting.

  Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day
  Regional Council proclaimed November 15, 2000 as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day in the Region of Peel, as requested by the Planning department GIS is a set of technology tools used by staff in many departments and organizations in Peel to assist in planning, co-ordinating and delivering goods and services.

Delegations/Staff Presentations
  Public Works Fundraisers Congratulated
  Regional Council congratulated 22 Public Works Employees for their victory in the Mississauga United Way Bus and Fire Truck Pull challenge held on October 3, 2000.

  Heritage Volunteer Honoured
  Regional Council presented Rowena Cooper with the Ontario Heritage Foundation Achievement Award for over 25 years of volunteer service to Heritage Preservation. For more information, visit the Heritage Foundation's website at http://www.heritagefdn.on.ca

  Petition of Greater Toronto Services Board Act
  Regional Council petitioned the Ontario Government to amend the Greater Toronto Services Board Act, 1998 to expand the GTSB's role in order to provide stronger support in co-ordinating inter-regional services including transportation, environmental protection, countryside planning and economic development.

Public Works
  Weekly Pick up of Recyclables Studied
  Regional Council, in an ongoing environmental effort to reduce waste in the Region of Peel, approved a recommendation to investigate the effectiveness and economic impact of a possible weekly pick up schedule for blue and grey boxes.

  Traffic Signal Equipment Contract Approved
  Regional Council approved an extension of its current contract with Tacel Ltd. for the supply of Traffic Signal Controllers and related equipment in the Region of Peel for the year 2001. The approximate amount of the contract is $119,000.

  Engineering Firm retianed for Water System
  Regional Council approved the retention of KMK Consultants Ltd. to provide design services, contract administration and inspection for new water well and distribution facilities in the Town of Caledon. The estimated cost of this contract is $261,000 and is expected to be completed by the Fall of 2001.

  Expansion of Highway 401 at Mississauga Road
  Regional Council approved an agreement to provide financial support for improving infrastructure in the City of Mississauga by expanding Highway 401 to six through-lanes at the Mississauga Road interchange. Regional Council agreed to finance 34% of the project's cost and the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) will finance the remaining cost. The total cost of this joint venture is not known as of this time.

Housing and Property
  Conservation Trail to be Constructed
  Regional Council, in conjunction with a rehabilitation effort by the Region Conservation Authority, approved an encroachment on Regional Road 50 in the Town of Caledon to allow construction of a pedestrian trail system and pedestrian bridge in the Palgrave Mill Pond area.

Inaugural Meeting of Regional Council
Thursday, December 7, 2000 -- 7:30 p.m.
at the
Mississauga Living Arts Center
4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga

Next Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, December 14, 2000 -- 9:30 a.m.

Next Peel Living Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday January 18, 2001 -- 9:00 a.m.

Next General Committee Meeting
Thursday, January 18, 2001 -- 9:30 a.m.

Municipal Election
Monday, November 13, 2000

Federal Election
Monday, November 27, 2000

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. 4320.

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Revised: Thursday April 16 2009


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