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Decisions Newsletter
The following are Decisions made by Regional Council on
Thursday, November 15, 2001.
 

 Topics in this Issue:
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day
- Appointment of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Local Governance Ad hoc Committee
- Affordable Housing in the Region of Peel
- Licensing Fee for Communications Antennae - City of Brampton, Ward 2
- State of the Region's Health Report
- Funding for Community Programs Approved
- Intersection Improvements on Cawthra Road
- Local Improvement Project - Watermain Construction on Mayfield Road - City of Brampton, Ward 10 and Town of Caledon, Ward 5


 Proclamations
  Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day
 

Regional Council proclaimed November 14, 2001 as Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day in the Region of Peel, as requested by the Planning department.

Geographic Information Systems (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.

(2001-994)



 Appointments
  Appointment of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Local Governance Ad hoc Committee

Regional Council appointed Councillor George Carlson as the Chair of the Local Governance Ad hoc Committee and Councillor Ian Sinclair as Vice-Chair for a term ending November 30, 2003. The Local Governance Ad hoc Committee was established in 1992 and meets as required to discuss current issues relating to municipal governance. Councillor Gael Miles was also appointed to the Committee.

(2001-978)
(2001-981)


 Housing and Property
  Affordable Housing in the Region of Peel
P. Mullin

Regional Council designated three minutes at the start of each General Committee and Regional Council meeting for a presentation on issues, statistics and concerns about affordable housing in the Region of Peel. Each Regional Council member will make the presentations on a rotation basis. Councillor Pat Mullin, who requested the presentations, updated Council on affordable housing waiting lists and overnight shelter statistics.

(2001-959)

  Licensing Fee for Communications Antennae - City of Brampton, Ward 2
Public Works - Water and Sewer

Regional Council approved a licensing agreement with Bell Mobility Cellular Inc. for the installation of 4 communications antennae and related equipment on the Snelgrove Water Tower located on Mayfield Road. Under the 5 year agreement, Bell Mobility will pay the Region $15,000 per year for placing their equipment on the Region's land.

(2001-1000)


 Human Services
  State of the Region's Health Report
Read the Health Report

Regional Council was updated on issues, key trends and concerns relating to health in the Region of Peel. In the first of a series of health reports, the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) reported on four issues detailing the relationship between health and wealth, trends in tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases, motor vehicle accidents and the increase of childhood obesity.

(2001-963)

  Funding for Community Programs Approved
 

Regional Council approved funding for six community programming initiatives in the Region of Peel. Initially started in October 2000, each of the six initiatives has proven successful in serving the community and meeting its goals and service targets. Council allocated $219, 520 to continue these programs for another year.

(2001-1004)


 Public Works
  Intersection Improvements on Cawthra Road

Marshall Macklin Monaghan

Regional Council retained Marshall Macklin Monaghan to provide design and contract administration services at an estimated cost of $267,020 for improvements at the intersections of Cawthra Road/North Service Road, Cawthra Road/Queensway East, Cawthra Road/ Burnhamthorpe Road and Cawthra Road/Highway 403/ Eastgate Parkway. The improvements are needed due to increased traffic volume along Cawthra Road. Construction will begin in the Summer of 2002.

(2001-965)

  Local Improvement Project - Watermain Construction on Mayfield Road - City of Brampton, Ward 10 and Town of Caledon, Ward 5
 

Regional Council approved a 300 mm (12 inch) diameter watermain to be constructed on Mayfield Road from house #8664 to house #8782 in the City of Brampton and Town of Caledon. The 412 metre (1352 feet) watermain was requested by affected property owners on Mayfield Road and will cost approximately $155,000. The Region's contribution will be approximately $112,498.

(2001-1013)

 


Next Regular Committee Meeting
Thursday, November 29, 2001 -- 9:30 a.m.

Next Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, December 6, 2001 -- 9:30 a.m.

Next Peel Living Board of Directors Meetings
Thursday, December 6, 2001-- 11:30 a.m.



Special General Commitee Meeting
Purpose: Capital Budget Deliberations
Thursday, December 13, 2001 -- 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. 4320.


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Revised: Thursday August 05 2010

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