Emil Kolb, Regional Chair and Roger Maloney,
Chief Administrative Officer presented a signed
copy of Peel's commemorative book to Marion Bartlett,
Artist, in appreciation of her donation honouring
Marion is in her third decade as a professional
artist and created an Inukshuk Statue which she
donated to the Region of Peel in honour of volunteerism.
The Inukshuk stands for the importance of friendship
and reminds us of our dependence on one another.
The statue is displayed throughout National Volunteer
Regional Council proclaimed September
24, 2004 as Terry Fox Day in the Region of Peel.
The "Marathon of Hope" was a personal
crusade started by Terry Fox on April 12, 1980
to raise money and awareness for cancer research.
Terry's run was cut short when he died of cancer
in 1981 at the age of 22.
To commemorate the 24th Anniversary of Terry's
"Marathon of Hope", all schools in
the Region of Peel are proud to be involved
in the Peel Pilot Project in preparation for
the 25th Anniversary in 2005, and will participate
in a one-day, unified, student-led event on
Friday, September 24, 2004. It is the first
of its kind to be held in Canada. To date, close
to $350 million has been raised worldwide for
cancer research in Terry's name.
Lakeview Water Treatment
Plant Expansion, Construction of a New High Lift
Pump Station, Capital Projects 03-1985 and 02-1950,
Document #2004-009T - City of Mississauga, Ward
Regional Council awarded the contract for the
construction of a new High Lift Pump Station at
the Lakeview Water Treatment Plant to the contracting
firm, Bennett Contracting Millgrove Limited at
a total estimated cost of $30,440,000 (excluding
applicable taxes), under Capital Project 03-1985.
Draft of the Region of Peel's Strategic Plan - "Fast
Forward Peel: Building a Strong Community Together"
Regional Council approved the final draft of
the Region of Peel's Strategic Plan, titled "Fast
Forward Peel: Building a Strong Community Together".
The Region's Strategic Plan is a high level corporate
plan designed to provide direction during the
2003-2006 term of Regional Council. This document
includes a draft vision for the community of Peel,
the geographic area, and a mission outlining the
Region of Peel's role in achieving that vision.
The plan includes five broad goals that further
define how the Region will deliver its mission.
Each of the goals has a number of supporting strategic
actions. The published document will be circulated
to Regional Councillors, various stakeholders,
area municipal contacts and employees.
to Hours of Operation of Flashing 40 Km/h School
Zone, Palgrave Public School - Town of Caledon,
Regional Council passed By-law 32-2004, a by-law
to amend the existing hours of operation for the
flashing 40 km/h zone in the vicinity of Palgrave
Public School on Regional Road 50 (Highway 50)
from Paterson Sideroad/Gibson Lake Drive to Church
Street East/Pine Avenue in the Town of Caledon
The flashing 40 km/h zone will be programmed
to reflect the new times of operation from the
existing 08:00 - 16:00 to 07:00 - 17:00, as requested
by Palgrave Public School staff.