Regional Council proclaimed the week of September
23 to 28, 2002 as Paramedic Week in the Region
of Peel, as requested by Ambulance & Emergency
Programs. Paramedic Week will educate the public
about pre-hospital care and also assist in raising
the profile of Peel Regional Ambulance Services
Regional Council approved the traffic signal
installation at the intersection of Dixie Road
and a currently unnamed access road at the location
of the newly constructed St. Marguerite d'Youville
Sewage Sludge Application
to Lot 13, St. Andrew's Road - Town of Caledon
Regional Council requested that the Minister
of Environment and Energy (MOEE) to advise the
Region of Peel on the status of the overall guidelines
review of land application of biosolids, given
the outcome of the Walkerton recommendations.
Council expressed concern about the application
of biosolids to Lot 13 St. Andrew's Road, Caledon,
which has serious watershed/groundwater issues.
Triple M Metal's
Request to Discharge Contaminated Storm Water to
the Sanitary Sewer
approved a one-time only discharge of 500,000 litres
of contaminated storm water into the sanitary sewer
under a compliance agreement as prescribed in the
Region's Sewer Use By-law. The terms of agreement
include the constant monitoring of the process which
will be conducted at the expense of Triple M Metal.
Council directed the Medical Officer of Health to
initiate pesticide spraying within South Mississauga,
if necessary, on a site specific basis against West
Nile Virus infection, with concurrence from the
City of Mississauga.
further information on The West Nile Virus, Peel
residents are invited to call:
Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700 or e-mail us
Caledon residents can call free of charge at 905-584-2216.
of Peel Living and Peel Regional Housing Corporation
Regional Council approved the merger of Peel
Non-Profit Housing Corporation (Peel Living) &
Peel Regional Housing Corporation (PRHC) which
will take effect at the close of business on December
Project, Proposed Construction of a Sanitary Sewer
on Cawthra Road, Project 02-2720 - City of Mississauga,
Regional Council approved the construction of
a 250mm sanitary sewer for a total distance of
approximately 258 metres (846 feet). The sanitary
sewer abuts ten (10) properties and will be extended
from the existing sanitary sewer located at Cawthra
The total estimated cost for the extension of
the sanitary sewer project is $190,000.
Regional Council approved two Environment Day
event locations for Fall 2002, at CRL/Golder Associates
in Northwest Mississauga, and at Xerox Canada
in Southwest Mississauga.
Concurrent Environment Day events held at the
Community Recycling Centres (CRC's) and Recycling
Depots will be replaced with Exemption Weeks from
September 3 to 13, 2002. Malton residents are
encouraged to use the Brampton CRC during the
Exemption Weeks with all the benefits of a single
Environment Day Event.
Two previous Environment Days which were held
in the spring of 2002 were successful, 3,206 residents
attended events dropping off 170 tonnes of material.