Regional Chair and
Members of Council Recognize Roger Maloney, CAO
recognized Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative
Officer, (CAO) for his 30 Years of Service to
the Region of Peel and its citizens and extended
best wishes for the future upon his departure.
praised Mr. Maloney for his dedicated service
and loyalty to the Region of Peel. Mr. Maloney
was appointed CAO in 1998 after working his way
up through a number of different positions in
the organization over the course of his 30 year
career with the Region of Peel. Under Mr. Maloney's
leadership, the Region of Peel continues to be
debt-free, and has continued to avoid tax increases
over the past 13 years for directly-controlled
Regional programs. The Region has earned and continues
to maintain a Triple-A credit rating, the highest
rating in Canada.
appointed David Szwarc, Commissioner of Social
Services, as Acting CAO until such time as a CAO
is appointed by Regional Council or Council determines
to appoint another Acting CAO.
Regional Council proclaimed October
17 to 21 Week of the Child in the Region of Peel.
The Week of the Child was established
by the Association of Early Childhood Educators,
Ontario (AECEO), after 1979 was declared the United
Nations International Year of the Child. The Week
of the Child is celebrated annually during the
third week of October when communities are encouraged
to focus on the needs, rights and interests of
In the Region of Peel, the Children's
Services Division provides leadership in the effective
planning, management, development and delivery
of a range of high quality child care services.
The Week of the Child in Peel
is celebrated through the "Krayons for Kids"
Campaign, including a reception and presentation
of an award to a person who has made a significant
contribution to the Early Childhood Education
Regional Council confirmed its
support of the approved alignment of the Highway
Regional Council recognized that
design work for the extension of Highway 410 to
Highway 10 is in the final stages and noted that
it is important to ensure that appropriate measures
to mitigate the impact of the Highway 410 extension
to the residents of the affected areas are included
in the final design.
And further Regional Council acknowledged
the importance of determining the nature of the
appropriate mitigation measures as soon as possible.
The Regional Municipality
of Peel Accessibility Plan - September 2005
Regional Council approved the
third annual Region of Peel Accessibility Plan,
as endorsed by the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility
Similar to the 2004 Accessibility
Plan, the overall goal of the 2005 Plan is to
ensure that an accessibility component is incorporated
into the Service Delivery Strategy and Business
Planning processes of each Regional department.
This will be achieved by systematically integrating
accessibility planning into existing departmental
Four key strategic objectives
continue to be in the Regional Accessibility Plan
To develop the ability of
all Regional Staff to effectively and proactively
identify and address accessibility barriers;
To strengthen organizational
process issues that will support accessibility;
To address policy issues and
optimize advocacy efforts, and;
To build public awareness
and knowledge of accessibility issues.
Public Meeting for
Regional Official Plan Amendment (ROPA 17) to Establish
an Amended 2021 Mayfield West Rural Service Centre
Regional Council will hold a statutory
public meeting to inform the public and obtain
their input with respect to the proposed amendment
to the Region of Peel Official Plan on Thursday,
November 17, 2005 at 9:30 a.m.
The purpose of the proposed amendment,
as submitted by the Town of Caledon, is to establish
the 2021 Rural Service Centre Boundary for Mayfield
Regional Council received a report
highlighting the success of the 2005 Peel Children's
Water Festival (PCWF). The 2005 PCWF marked the
tenth anniversary of the Festival and was the
fifth time that the Region of Peel coordinated
More than 8,500 people participated
in this year's Festival which included over 5,000
elementary students and 500 volunteers who logged
approximately 3,800 hours of service. The Community
Day event brought 1,700 people who raised over
$1,000 through the Charity BBQ, which was sponsored
by Embridge Gas Distribution, for the United Way.
Community Day was found to be a good forum for
communicating environmental messages related to
the protection and stewardship of water resources.