PUBLIC MEETING

THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL

MINUTES

October 20, 2005

PURPOSE:

Regarding by-laws to impose fees or charges for the use of the water, wastewater (sewage) and waste management systems of the Region of Peel

 

 

1. ROLL CALL

 
Members Present:
G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, A. Groves, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, D. Lyons, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin*, M. Prentice, P. Saito, J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart
   
 
Members Absent:
E. Adams, S. DiMarco, S. Fennell, due to other municipal business, P. Palleschi, R. Paterak, due to other municipal business
   
 
Also Present:
D. Szwarc, Acting Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; J. Smith, Acting Commissioner of Health; L. Nashman, Commissioner of People, Information and Technology; D. Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; J. Menard, Acting Commissioner of Social Services; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; Dr. H. Kassam, Acting Medical Officer of Health; C. Gravlev, Regional Clerk; C. Thomson, Legislative Co-ordinator
     

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2. OPENING OF PUBLIC MEETING

Regional Chair Kolb called the public meeting to order at 9:36 a.m. in the Council Chamber, Regional Administrative Headquarters, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton. He stated that the public meeting was open and being held pursuant to the Region of Peel Notice By-law 63-2003 and Fees and Charges Regulation 244-02 under the Municipal Act, 2001.

Regional Chair Kolb advised that this was a public meeting to consider the intention by the Region of Peel to pass by-laws to impose the water, wastewater (sewage) and waste management system fees and charges. The proposed by-laws will not impose any fees or charges which are not already in effect, nor will these by-laws increase or change any fees or charges which are currently in force.

Regional Chair Kolb advised that following the staff presentation there would be an opportunity for persons to make oral submissions, give written submissions and ask questions of staff.

Regional Chair Kolb further advised that a sign-in sheet was available at the Clerk's reception counter for anyone who wished to make comments and for anyone who wished to be notified of the decision of Council regarding these by-laws.


3. CONFIRMATION OF NOTIFICATION

Charlotte Gravlev, Regional Clerk, stated that Notice of the Public Meeting was given in accordance with Regulation 244-02 under the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Region of Peel Notice By-law 63-2003 by publication in the following news media which have general circulation:

Mississauga News - Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Brampton Guardian - Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Caledon Enterprise - Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Further, it was noted that Notice of the Public Meeting was posted on the Regional website (www.peelregion.ca) as of September 23, 2005 and information on the proposed amendments was available to the public as of October 14, 2005.


4. FURTHER NOTICE REQUEST

Regional Chair Kolb stated that if any person would like further notice of the decision of Council on the proposed by-laws regarding the water, wastewater (sewage) and waste management system fees and charges, that he or she should submit his or her full name, address, postal code, and telephone number, in writing, at the Clerk's reception counter prior to leaving the meeting.

*Councillor Mullin arrived at 9:37 a.m.


5. PRESENTATIONS

Regional Chair Kolb called upon Shaun Hewitt, Director of Business, Information and Technology, to make a brief presentation.

a) User Fee By-laws

Received


6. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

a) Oral Submissions - Nil

b) Written Submissions - Nil


7. CONCLUSION AND CLOSING OF PUBLIC MEETING

Regional Chair Kolb stated that, having received no oral or written submissions from persons or public bodies, he declared the public meeting officially closed.

Regional Chair Kolb closed the meeting at 9:41 a.m.


 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:

 

Regional Clerk