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Decisions Newsletter
The following are Decisions made by Regional Council on
Thursday, April 22, 2004.



 Topics in this Issue:
- Credit Valley Conservation Day - May 13, 2004
- Seniors' Month - June 2004
- Volunteer Week in the Region of Peel - April 18 to 24, 2004
- Internal Audit Awareness Day - May 13, 2004
- Comments on Provincial White Paper on Watershed-Based Source Protection Planning
- Fluorescent Yellow/Green School Zone Signs, Doubling of Traffic Violation Fines in School Zones, Removal of School Area Community Safety Zones
- Operating Agreements for Bolton and Brampton Community Recycling Centre Reuse Stores - Town of Caledon, Ward 5 and City of Brampton, Ward 7
- 2004 Ambulance Fleet Planning


 Proclamations
Credit Valley Conservation Day - May 13, 2004
 

Regional Council proclaimed May 13, 2004 as Credit Valley Conservation Day in the Region of Peel in celebration of CVC's 50th anniversary as requested by Pat Mullin, Chair, Credit Valley Conservation.

Credit Valley Conservation was established fifty years ago on May 13, 1954. CVC was established to assist in dealing with issues related to pollution, flooding and resource management within the Credit Valley Watershed. The Region of Peel is a principal partner in the protection and management of the Credit River Watershed.

(2004-392)
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Seniors' Month - June 2004
 

Regional Council proclaimed the month of June, 2004 as Seniors' Month in the Region of Peel as requested by the Health Department.

Each year the Ontario's Seniors' Secretariat launches Seniors' Month to celebrate and recognize the men and women who continue to contribute in making Ontario a dynamic and vibrant province.

The theme for 2004 is "Active in Body, Mind and Spirit". A number of events will take place at Peel Long Term Care centres; the Davis Centre, Peel Manor and Sheridan Villa for residents and adult day program participants.
(2004-423)
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Volunteer Week in the Region of Peel - April 18 to 24, 2004
 

Regional Council proclaimed the week of April 18 to 24, 2004 as Volunteer Week in the Region of Peel as requested by the Chief Administrative Officer.

Celebrating Volunteer Week in the Region of Peel honours the people who donate their time and energy to their fellow citizens. The week also raises awareness of the vital contribution volunteers make to our communities and to the identity and values of our country.

Over 1,500 volunteers are contributing to the Peel community's health and well-being.

(2004-435)
Internal Audit Awareness Day - May 13, 2004
 
Regional Council proclaimed May 13, 2004 as Internal Audit Awareness Day in the Region of Peel as requested by the Finance Department.

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), a professional organization for internal auditing around the world, declared May of each year International Internal Audit Awareness Month. It is a time for auditing organizations to enhance their promotional activities.

The Region will hold various activities for this event including displays in the lobby at 10 Peel Centre Dr..

(2004-438)
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 Planning
Comments on Provincial White Paper on Watershed-Based Source Protection Planning
 

Regional Council approved a resolution requesting that the Province of Ontario take into account the views of farmers, such as the importance of maintaining the asset value of farms and the potential impact of new policies on agricultural operations, and address the need for compensation and support when developing the legislation resulting from the Provincial White Paper on Watershed-based Source Planning.

(2004-463)
(2004-401)
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 Public Works
Fluorescent Yellow/Green School Zone Signs, Doubling of Traffic Violation Fines in School Zones, Removal of School Area Community Safety Zones
 

Regional Council approved a recommendation requesting that the Ministry of Transportation amend the Highway Traffic Act to include the use of fluorescent yellow/green signs in school zone areas, the doubling of traffic violation fines in school zones and the removal of school zones as candidates for Community Safety Zones.

(2004-407)
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Operating Agreements for Bolton and Brampton Community Recycling Centre Reuse Stores - Town of Caledon, Ward 5 and City of Brampton, Ward 7
 

Regional Council approved a ten year agreement with Caledon Community Services (CCS) to operate the CCS ReUstore at the Bolton Community Recycling Centre, and a ten year agreement with Goodwill Industries of Toronto to operate the Goodwill Reuse Store at the Brampton Community Recycling Centre effective May 1, 2004.

Under both agreements, the Region will receive ten percent of the stores annual net revenue to cover a portion of the cost of providing the retail space. The new agreements will provide continued development and operation of a consistent network of reuse drop off centres and retail stores within the Region's Community Recycling Centres.

(2004-418)
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 Management
2004 Ambulance Fleet Planning
 

Regional Council approved a contract with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOH&LTC), Emergency Health Services Branch for the purchase of 14 ambulances, 1 emergency response vehicle and related patient transportation and medical equipment in 2004 for a total approximate value of $1,690,000, including applicable taxes.

(2004-437)
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Meetings at a Glance


Special Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, May 6, 2004 -- 9:00 a.m.

Next General Committee Meeting
Thursday,May 6, 2004 -- Immediately Following the
Special Regional Council Meeting

Next Regular Council Meeting
Thursday,May 13, 2004 -- 9:30 a.m.

Next Peel Housing Corporation Meeting
Thursday, May 13, 2004 -- 11:30 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 April 16 2009

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