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Decisions Newsletter
The following are Decisions made by Regional Council on
Thursday, May 31, 2007.



 Topics in this Issue:
- 1 Success by 6 Peel and Students Jagitjit Billing, Schae Linton and Kristen Morency
- 2 Carpet Replacement at 10 Peel Centre Dr.
- 3 2007 Actions to Improve Air Quality
- 4 Seniors' Month - June 2007
- 5 Heintzman Leadership Award for Promoting Citizen-Centred Approaches to Service Delivery
- 6 Impacts of the Corporate Reorganization on Council Related Processes and Authorities
- 7 Updated 2007 Grown in Peel, Buy Fresh Guide
- 8 Combined Cart-Based and Front-End Bulk Recycling in Multi-Residential Buildings

Delegations/Presentations
Success by 6 Peel and Students Jagitjit Billing, Schae Linton and Kristen Morency
 

Regional Council endorsed the Peel Children's Charter of Rights as presented by Success by 6 at the May 24 General Committee meeting. To show their support Regional Council has invited a Success By 6 Peel member agency to present one of the Rights, each month, at a Regional Council meeting. Regional Council also proclaimed November 20, 2007 "Day of the Child".

(2007-674)
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Housing
Carpet Replacement at 10 Peel Centre Dr.
 

Regional Council approved the award of a contract for Carpet Replacement at 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton to S&R Flooring Concepts Inc. in the estimated amount of $549,464.

(2007-681)
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Human Services
2007 Actions to Improve Air Quality
 

Regional Council approved the presentation of Peel's 2007 Actions to Improve Air Quality at the 2007 Smog Summit held in Toronto. The eighth annual Smog Summit is scheduled for June 7, 2007, and focus on 'Action for Clean Air'. The Smog Summit provides Federal, Provincial and Municipal government leaders with an opportunity to announce new initiatives that commit to reducing smog, air pollution and greenhouse gases and concludes with the signing of the Toronto and Region 2007 Inter-governmental Declaration on Clean Air. The Region of Peel has been a signatory to the Inter-governmental Declarations since 2001.

(2007-686)
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Seniors' Month - June 2007
 

Regional Council proclaimed June "Seniors' Month," which is an annual nation-wide celebration to honour seniors contribution to the life and vibrancy of this community. Seniors continue to serve as leaders, mentors, volunteers and important and active members of this community. Their contributions past and present warrant appreciation and recognition and their stories deserve to be told.

(2007-691)
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Management
Heintzman Leadership Award for Promoting Citizen-Centred Approaches to Service Delivery
 

Roy Wiseman, the Region of Peel Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Director of Information Technology Services was recognized by Peel Regional Council on May 24th, for winning the 2007 Heintzman Leadership Award. Mr. Wiseman was chosen as the winner by his peers from municipal, provincial, territorial and federal levels of government for his outstanding, innovative and transformational leadership.

(2007-675)
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Impacts of the Corporate Reorganization on Council Related Processes and Authorities
 

Regional Council approved the following changes to the General Committee Sections and the Section Chairs and Vice Chairs:

Human Services Chair, Councillor Mullin;
Human Services Vice Chair, Councillor Palleschi;
Health Chair, Councillor Groves;
Health Vice Chair, Councillor Adams;
Environment, Transportation and Planning Chair, Councillor Moore;
Environment, Transportation and Planning Vice Chair, Councillor Prentice;
Management Chair, Councillor Miles;
Management Vice Chair, Councillor Whitehead;

Mayor Fennell and Councillor Paterak were thanked for their service as Chair and Vice Chair of the former Planning Section of General Committee.

(2007-742)
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Planning
Updated 2007 Grown in Peel, Buy Fresh Guide
 

Regional Council received the updated 2007 Grown in Peel, Buy Fresh Guide which features 26 farms and markets and provides information on when vegetables and fruit are at their peak of freshness and best for picking.

For more information please visit www.GrownInPeel.ca.

(2007-720)
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Public Works
Combined Cart-Based and Front-End Bulk Recycling in Multi-Residential Buildings
 

Regional Council approved amending of the Waste Collection and Disposal Agreement with Waste Management of Canada Corporation (WMCC) to include provisions for front-end bulk recycling collection at approximately 50 per cent of the multi-residential buildings, municipal locations and schools in Mississauga and Brampton, at an estimated total cost of $7,807,063. Regional staff was authorized to purchase front-end bulk recycling bins from WMCC to replace a portion of the existing cart-based system at an estimated total cost of $182,080 in 2007, $136,560 in 2008 and $136,560 in 2009.

(2007-735)
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Meetings at a Glance

Next Emergency and Protective
Services Committee Meeting

Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 9:30 a.m.

Next Waste Management Subcommittee Meeting
Thursday, June 7, 2007 - 1:00 p.m.

Next Joint-Peel Caledon Accessibility
Advisory Committee Meeting

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 - 1:00 p.m.

Next Audit Subcommittee Meeting
Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 8:30 a.m.

Next Public Meeting of Regional
Council - Amendment to ROP

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 9:30 a.m.

Next Regular Council Meeting
Thursday, June 21, 2007 - Immediately
following the Public Meeting

Next Peel Housing Corporation Meeting
Thursday, June 21, 2007 - 11:30 a.m.

Next Inter-Municipal
Planning Subcommittee Meeting

Thursday, June 21, 2007 - Immediately
following Regional Council

 

All meetings are held in the Region of Peel Council Chamber, 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. 4526.


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