The following are decisions made by Regional Council on
Thursday, December 14, 2000.
Winners of the 2nd
Annual Waste Reduction Recycling Art Exhibition Congratulated
Regional Council presented certificates
to students from Glendale Public School and Balmoral Drive Public
School for winning the junior and intermediate level respectively.
Winners of the primary level from Holy Cross Catholic School were
unable to attend due to weather.
Regional Council elected members
of Council to the following committees for the term ending November
Board of Directors
R. Begley, L. Bissell, G. Carlson,
C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco, S. Fennell, C. Gyles, C.
Harker, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, G. Miles, M. Morrison,
P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, M. Prentice, P. Saito, C. Seglins,
I. Sinclair, R. Whitehead
Regional Council approved a one year
contract with an option to renew to Rowland Auto Electric to
provide maintenance and repair services to vehicles in Peel's
Ambulance Program. The cost of the contract is limited to a
cap of $200,000.
Regional Council approved
a request to obtain a software license from Peoplesoft solutions
to acquire and maintain a computer time clock program known
as Exception Time Reporting (ETR). This new program will replace
the current outdated time clock system used by the Region of
Peel. The total cost of this agreement is $206,168.
Regional Council approved a funding
request of $254,000 for renovations to the William Osler Health
Centre's emergency and ambulance services. The total cost
of this joint venture is approximately $1 million and is shared
between the Region of Peel, Ontario Ministry of Health and
William Osler Health Centre.
Regional Council authorized Peel
Health to contract Elena Di Battista as a consultant to provide
Early Years Co-ordinator services in accordance with direction
and funding provisions from the Ontario Ministry of Health
and Long Term Care. The contract took effect December 14,
2000 and terminates April 30, 2002.
Regional Council received a report
detailing the current success of the Region of Peel's grey box
program. Since the program's implementation in September 2000,
waste diversion in the Region of Peel has increased by 10% and
more recycling boxes are being placed at the curb for pick-up.
The overall response from Peel residents has been favourable
towards the grey box program.
Construction on Cliffside Drive, City of Brampton - Ward 6
Regional Council approved the construction
of a 150 mm (6 inches) diameter watermain. The watermain will
span 250 metres (820 feet) in length from the intersection
of Embleton Road to House 78 on Cliffsdie Drive. The Region
of Peel will fund $56,250 (45%) of the $124,500 estimated
Model and Systematic Flushing Program Proposed
Regional Council approved the retention
of the engineering consulting firm Earth Tech Canada Incorporated
to develop a Water Distribution Model and a Systematic Flushing
Routine Program for the Region of Peel. The Distribution Model
will ensure adequate supplies of water are available to meet
Peel's future consumption and usage demands. The Flushing
Program will provide a tool to optimize water quality in the
Region of Peel. The estimated cost of this project is $540,000.
Regional Council approved City of
Mississauga Traffic By-law 555-2000 to regulate traffic. This
by-law is an updated consolidated traffic by-law and replaces
Mississauga's current traffic by-law 444-79.