PUBLIC MEETING

THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF PEEL

MINUTES

February 15, 2007


PURPOSE:

To hold a public meeting to consider the intention to pass 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:
E. Adams, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. Fennell, G. Gibson, A. Groves, N. Iannicca, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion,
S. McFadden, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, C. Parrish, M. Prentice, P. Saito, J. Sanderson,
J. Sprovieri, A. Thompson, R. Whitehead
   
 
Members Absent:
G. Carlson; R. Paterak, due to other municipal business

   
 
Also Present:
D. Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer; R. K. Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor; D. Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance; N. Tunnacliffe, Commissioner of Planning; K. Ward, Commissioner of Housing & Property; M. Zamojc, Commissioner of Public Works; J. Smith, Acting Commissioner 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 11:59 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 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 impose changes to the current fees or charges and may impose new fees and charges.

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 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 the Region of Peel Notice By-law 63-2003 by publication in the following news media which have general circulation:

Mississauga News - Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Brampton Guardian - Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Caledon Enterprise - Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Further, it was noted that Notice of the Public Meeting was posted on the Regional website (www.peelregion.ca) as of Tuesday, January 23, 2007 and information on the proposed amendments was available to the public as of Wednesday, February 7, 2007.


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 prior to leaving the meeting.


5. STAFF PRESENTATIONS

Regional Chair Kolb called upon Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, and Shaun Hewitt, Director of Business and Information Services, to make a brief presentation.

a) Dan Labrecque, Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance, and Shaun Hewitt, Director, Business and Information Services, Presenting the Proposed 2007 Fees and Charges for the Use of Water and Wastewater

A previous report containing detailed information regarding the proposed 2007 Fees and Charges for the use of the Region of Peel Water, Wastewater (Sewage) and Waste Management System was distributed as item PW-A2 on the February 8, 2007 General Committee Meeting agenda. As a result Council determined that the presentation, listed as item 5a) on this Public Meeting agenda, was not required.



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, declared the public meeting officially closed.


8. ADJOURNMENT

Regional Chair Kolb closed the meeting at 12:02 p.m.



RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED:



Regional Clerk