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Decisions Newsletter
The following are Decisions made by Regional Council on
Thursday, August 8, 2002.



 Topics in this Issue:
- 1 Paramedic Week, September 23 to 28, 2002
- 2 Appointments to the Etobicoke Mimico Watersheds Coalition
- 3 Traffic Signal Installation
- 4 Securing Environmentally Sensitive and Significant Lands in Peel
- 5 Sewage Sludge Application to Lot 13, St. Andrew's Road - Town of Caledon
- 6 Triple M Metal's Request to Discharge Contaminated Storm Water to the Sanitary Sewer
- 7 Update on the West Nile Virus in the Region of Peel
- 8 Merger of Peel Living and Peel Regional Housing Corporation
- 9 Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Sanitary Sewer on Cawthra Road, Project 02-2720 - City of Mississauga, Ward 4
- 10 Environment Day Event Locations - Fall 2002


Proclamation
  Paramedic Week, September 23 to 28, 2002
 

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 Paramedics.

(2002-842)
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 Appointments
  Etobicoke Mimico Watersheds Coalition
 

Regional Councillors Lorna Bissell and Cliff Gyles were nominated to the Etobicoke Mimico Watersheds Coalition for the term September, 2002 to November 30, 2003, or until a successor is appointed.

Council also appointed Andrea Warren, Planner, and Alina Korniluk, Hydrogeologist, as Regional staff representatives for the term September, 2002 to June, 2005.

(2002-895)
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 Delegations/Presentations
Traffic Signal Installation
 

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 Secondary School.

(2002-828)
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Securing Environmentally Sensitive and Significant Lands in Peel
 

Representatives from the Oak Ridges Moraine Land Trust requested the Region's assistance in securing environmentally sensitive and significant lands in Peel.

Regional Council subsequently referred the request to staff for examination and to report on potential ways the Region may be of assistance in securing environmentally sensitive and significant lands.

(2002-830)
(2002-856)
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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.

(2002-831)
(2002-833)
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Triple M Metal's Request to Discharge Contaminated Storm Water to the Sanitary Sewer
  Regional Council 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.
(2002-835)
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Update on the West Nile Virus in the Region of Peel

Facts about the West Nile Virus

Regional 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.
(2002-836)
(2002-837)
 
  For further information on The West Nile Virus, Peel residents are invited to call:

Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700 or e-mail us at PeelHealth@peelregion.ca
Caledon residents can call free of charge at 905-584-2216.

 

 Housing
Merger 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 31, 2002.

(2002-869)
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 Public Works
  Local Improvement Project, Proposed Construction of a Sanitary Sewer on Cawthra Road, Project 02-2720 - City of Mississauga, Ward 4
 

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 Road.

The total estimated cost for the extension of the sanitary sewer project is $190,000.

(2002-884)
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Environment Day Event Locations - Fall 2002
 

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.

(2002-891)
(2002-892)
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Meetings at a Glance

Next Emergency and Protective Services Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 5, 2002 - 9:30 a.m.

Next General Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 12, 2002- 9:30 a.m.

Next Audit Subcommittee Meeting
Thursday, September 19, 2002 - 8:30 a.m.

Next Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, September 19, 2002- 9:30 a.m.

Next Peel Living Board of Directors Meeting
Thursday, September 19, 2002 - 11:30 a.m.

Next Inter-Municipal Planning Subcommittee Meeting
Thursday, September 19, 2002 - 1:30 a.m.

Next Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Nomination Ad hoc Committee Meeting
Thursday, September 26, 2002 - 9:30 a.m.

Next 2005 Waste Contracts Working Group
Thursday, September 26, 2002 - 11:00 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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