Regional Chair Emil Kolb and Joseph Moore, General
Manager of Ambulance and Emergency Programs presented
the Award for Bravery to Brennan Kerrigan a Peel
Ambulance Services Paramedic for saving the life
of a Mississauga man. Brennan and two Peel Regional
Police Officers pulled the man from a burning
vehicle seconds before it exploded and was engulfed
Regional Council approved the holding of a Public
Meeting for Official Plan Amendment Number 5 -
Airport Operating Area. The meeting is to be held
on June 20, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. in the Regional
Council Chambers. The regularly scheduled Regional
Council Meeting will commence immediately following
the Public Meeting.
Regional Council endorsed the recommendations
of the Bolton GO Stations Needs Feasibility Study.
The study was carried out in consultation with
the Town of Caledon and GO Transit staff. Four
sites were assessed and ten different criteria
were used to assess each site for locating the
future Bolton GO Station. A site located 3 km.
northwest of Regional Road 50 was chosen as the
Council requested GO Transit to conduct a feasibility
study of commuter rail service to Bolton in order
to build ridership for the future Bolton Go Rail
Regional Council endorsed the ratification of
the Kyoto Protocol. The Kyoto Protocol was negotiated
in 1997 and set specific reduction in greenhouse
gas emissions for 38 developed countries. Canada
committed to a 6 percent reduction below 1990
levels by 2008 - 2012. In order to meet this commitment
Canada would have to reduce its gas emissions
by between 200-240 million tonnes. The Kyoto Protocol
will enter into force once 55 nations, representing
55 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions,
have ratified the Protocol.
for Roadside Ditching Services in the Region of
Regional Council approved the retention of Georgian
Aggregates to provide Roadside Ditching Services
within the Region of Peel, primarily in Caledon,
for a minimum of three seasonal periods on the
basis of a fixed price of $481,000 for its duration.
KMS Peel Inc. to Secure Fifth Line Capacity and
to Accommodate International Airline Waste
Regional Council approved an amending agreement
between the Region of Peel and KMS Peel Inc. Under
this agreement KMS Peel will secure 31,000 tonnes
of annual capacity until 2012. KMS Peel Inc. will
accommodate up to 15,000 tonnes of international
airline waste from the airlines utilizing Lester
B. Pearson International Airport until 2022.
Council further approved that the existing agreements
between KMS, Peel Inc., and the Region of Peel
be consolidated into a single agreement in order
to simplify contract administration.
Expansion and Upgrade
of the South Peel Water and Wastewater Treatment
Facilities, City of Mississauga, Wards 1 and 2
Regional Council approved the retention of the
consulting engineering firm KMK Consultants Limited,
to provide pre-design, design and contract administration
services for the expansion and upgrade of the
Lakeview WWTP and the Biosolids Facility at Lakeview.
Earth Tech Canada was retained to provide pre-design,
design and contract administration services for
the expansion of the Clarkson WWTP and CH2MHill
Canada Limited was retained to provide the same
services at the Lakeview WTP.