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Decisions Newsletter
The following are Decisions made by Regional Council on
Thursday, December 12, 2002.



 Topics in this Issue:
- 1 Paul Schram Award for the Emergency Communicator of the Year
- 2 Donation to the Toys for Tots Program
- 3 Chinguacousy Health Services Board
- 4 Procurement Award, Architectural Services
- 5 Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) - Terms of Reference
- 6 Roadside Memorials
- 7 The LCBO Deposit and Return Act
- 8 Credit Valley Sanitary Trunk Sewer Extension Class Environmental Assessment, Project 00-2910 - City of Mississauga, Ward 6 and City of Brampton, Ward 2
- 9 Community Programs Funding 2002, Funding For Six Collaborative Initiatives Supporting Youth And Families


 Delegations/Presentations
Paul Schram Award for the Emergency Communicator of the Year

 

Regional Chair Emil Kolb presented the Paul Schram Award for the Emergency Communicator of the Year Award to Maura Medeiros, Emergency Communicator from Peel Regional Police, for her bravery in assisting a Mississauga resident during a car hijacking.

(2002-1194)

Donation to the Toys for Tots Program
 

Regional Councillor Paul Palleschi, City of Brampton, Wards 2, 6 and 10 presented a donation of $2,000 to the Toys for Tots Program. The cheque was presented to Superintendent Boychuck from the Peel Regional Police who received the donation on behalf of the program.

(2002-1195)

 Appointment
Chinguacousy Health Services Board
 

Regional Councillor Gael Miles was appointed to the Chinguacousy Health Services Board for the term ending November 30, 2003, or until a successor is appointed by Regional Council.

(2002-1220)

 Management
Procurement Award, Architectural Services
 

Regional Council retained WZMH Architects for the development of the Joint Use Regional and Police Facility.

The completion of this project is necessary in order to meet the needs of both the Region of Peel's administrative offices and Peel Regional Police's 21 Division.

(2002-1219)

Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) - Terms of Reference
 

In accordance with the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 (ODA), the Region of Peel established an Accessibility Advisory Committee to consult on the creation and maintenance of an annual municipal accessibility plan.

Regional Council approved the terms of reference for the Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC).

The AAC shall act in an advisory capacity to Regional Council and not as a subcommittee of Council. The overall goal of the AAC, in conjunction with the Accessibility Plan Work Group is to incorporate an accessibility component into the service strategy and business planning process of each department, and by extension the Corporation as a whole. The first Accessibilty Plan shall be completed by September 2003.

(2002-1221)


Public Works
Roadside Memorials
 

Regional Council approved a policy to allow roadside memorials to be placed for a twelve month period after which time they will be removed by Peel staff. Any memorials that become unsafe or require maintenance, Peel Regional Police Major Collision Bureau will deal directly with the family concerned.

(2002-1236)

The LCBO Deposit and Return Act

 

Regional Council has given its support to a Private Member Bill, The LCBO Deposit and Return Act, that will require the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) to implement and administer a deposit and return system for all liquor containers sold in Ontario.

(2002-1246)

Credit Valley Sanitary Trunk Sewer Extension Class Environmental Assessment, Project 00-2910 - City of Mississauga, Ward 6 and City of Brampton, Ward 2
 

Regional Council authorized the closing of the public review period for the Credit Valley Trunk Sewer Extension Environmental Study Report (ESR) document on December 31, 2002.

Regional Council also endorsed the filing of an Addendum to the ESR, which will identify the new trunk sewer alignment from Highway 401 to Queen Street.

(2002-1261)

 Human Services
Community Programs Funding 2002, Funding For Six Collaborative Initiatives Supporting Youth And Families
 

Regional Council approved third year funding totalling $224,450 for Regional Community Programs' six initiatives. The six initiatives involve collaborations and partnerships amongst a total of 35 agencies. In 2001, a total of 826 adults and 1,526 children and youth were served.

The six initatives are as follows:

  • Acorn Community Outreach Network
  • Families and Schools Together Program (F&ST)
  • Youth Education and Safety Project (YES)
  • Youth Empowerment and Community Building Project
  • Byngmount Place
  • Forest Ridge Parent Child Care

Agencies have been notified that this is the final year for Regional funding under this innovative/special project program. Financial support over this three year period has allowed agencies to complete developmental work for the program, establish partnerships and relationships with other service providers, test various program activities and models of service, recruit volunteers and establish connections with other funders.

(2002-1257)




Meetings at a Glance


Next General Committee Meeting
Thursday, January 16, 2003- 9:30 a.m.

Next Audit Subcommittee Meeting
Thursday, January 23, 2003- 8:30 a.m.

Next Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, January 23, 2003- 9:30 a.m.

Next Peel Housing Corporation Meeting
Thursday, January 23, 2003 - 11:30 a.m.

Next Inter-Municipal Planning Subcommittee Meeting
Thursday, January 23, 2003 - 1:30 p.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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