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DATE: April 15, 2004
TIME: 9:30 a.m.
PLACE: Regional Council Chambers, 5th Floor
10 Peel Centre Dr.
Brampton, Ontario
MEMBERS: E. Adams, G. Carlson, C. Corbasson, F. Dale, S. DiMarco, S. Fennell,
A. Groves, N. Iannicca, D. Lyons, E. Kolb, K. Mahoney, H. McCallion, G. Miles, E. Moore, M. Morrison, P. Mullin, P. Palleschi, R. Paterak, M. Prentice, P. Saito, J. Sprovieri, N. Stewart





  D1. Susan Bond, Manager of VON Peel's (Victorian Order of Nurses) Community Support Services and Samina Talat, Program Coordinator of VON Peel's Volunteer Visiting for Mental Health Program, Presenting Information on Service Provision for a Diverse Community (15 minutes requested)

  D2. Bonnie Yagar, Chair of the Fair Share Task Force, Providing an Update on the Social Services Funding Inequity in Peel (10 minutes)

  D3. Fred Chorley, Executive Director, Victim Services of Peel, Providing an Update on the Work of Victim Services of Peel, an Organization that Provides 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days-a-year Crisis Counselling Support to Victims of Crime and Tragedy to the Residents of Brampton and Mississauga (10 minutes)

  D4. Michael Rosenberg, Co-ordinator, Leadership Peel Project, Providing an Overview of the Leadership Peel Initiative, a Joint Project of the Volunteer Centre of Peel, The United Way of Peel, the Region of Peel, the Brampton Board of Trade, the Mississauga Board of Trade, the Mississauga Arts Council and the Flexible Thinker, Enbridge Gas Distribution and the Trillium Foundation (10 minutes)

  D5. Erin Mahoney, Vice President, Earth Tech Canada, Presenting the American Public Works Association (APWA) Management Innovation Award to Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer, Region of Peel (10 minutes)

  D6. Claudina Sula and Carl Blanchaer, Principals, WZMH Architects, Lead Proponent and Designers and Roger Maloney, Chief Administrative Officer, Region of Peel, Regarding the New Joint Use Facility and Regional Police Facility (10 minutes) (As requested at the March 4, 2004 Regional Council meeting)



PL-A. Planning Policy and Research

  PL-A1. Comments on Provincial White Paper on Watershed-Based Source Protection Planning

  PL-A2. Construction Activity in Peel Region and the Greater Toronto Area, Year End 2003 (For information)

PL-B. Development Planning Services

  PL-B1. Appeal of the Town of Orangeville‘s Official Plan Amendment 84 - Official Plan Review (OPA 84) (For information)


  PL-C1. David Miller, Mayor, City of Toronto, Letter dated March 8, 2004 Requesting that the Province of Ontario Immediately Consult with the City of Toronto, the Toronto Transit Commission and Other Municipalities and Transit Operators in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) on the Mandate and Scope of the Proposed Greater Toronto Transportation Authority (Receipt recommended)

  PL-C2. Steve Peters, Minister, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Letter dated March 23, 2004 Thanking Chair Kolb for his Letter of February 18, 2004 Regarding the Greater Toronto Area’s (GTA) Agricultural Action Plan and Noting the Ministry’s Support for a Comprehensive Approach to Ensuring the Future Competitiveness of Agriculture Across the Province (Receipt recommended)

  PL-C3. Leona Dombrowsky, Minister, Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Letter dated March 24, 2004 in Response to Chair Kolb’s Letter of February 19, 2004 in Respect to Council Resolution 2004-169 Regarding Provisions of the Nutrient Management Act (Receipt recommended)


PW-A. Engineering and Construction

  PW-A1. Fluorescent Yellow/Green School Zone Signs, Doubling of Traffic Violation Fines in School Zones, Removal of School Area Community Safety Zones

  PW-A2. Traffic Control Signals at the Intersection of Regional Road 5 (Derry Road) and Kenderry Gate/World Drive, Capital Project 04-4470 – City of Mississauga, Ward 5

PW-B. Operations and Maintenance

  PW-B1. Catch Basin Cleaning Contract, Document #1999-085Q

PW-C. Waste Management

  PW-C1. Minutes of the Waste Management Subcommittee Meeting (WMSC-2004-3) held on April 8, 2004 (To be distributed when available)

  PW-C2. Operating Agreements for Bolton and Brampton Community Recycling Centre Reuse Stores – Town of Caledon, Ward 5 and City of Brampton, Ward 7


  PW-D1. James Knight, Chief Executive Officer, Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), Letter dated March 8, 2004 Presenting the Regional Municipality of Peel with a Cheque in Payment Towards the First Milestone of the Taste and Odour in Lake Ontario: Cause and Control Project (Receipt recommended)

  PW-D2. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated April 5, 2004, Outlining AMOs Response to the Minister of the Environment’s Announcement on a Review of the Environmental Assessment Process and Release of a Waste Diversion Discussion Paper (Receipt recommended)



  HO-A1. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 29, 2004, Advising of Funding for a Provincial Rent Bank Program and Additional Funding for Energy-Related Housing Emergencies (Receipt recommended)



HS-A. Communicable Diseases

  HS-A1. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Future Public Health Threats (For information)

HS-B. Long-Term Care

  HS-B1. Seniors’ Month - June 2004

  HS-B2. Redevelopment of Sheridan Villa Long Term Care Centre


HS-C. General Services

  HS-C1. Minutes of the Grants Ad Hoc Committee Meeting (GRC-2004-1) held on April 1, 2004


  HS-D1. Pauline Burke, Office Manager, Safe Kids Canada, Letter dated March 2, 2004, Providing a Copy of the Article Published in the March 2004 Edition of Paediatric Child Health, Titled: “Hot Tap Water Scalds Prevention: A Case for the Power of Public Health Partnerships in Affecting Regulatory Change” (Receipt recommended)

  HS-D2. Gurbax Malhi, MP, Bramalea-Gore-Malton-Springdale, Letter dated March 24, 2004, Acknowledging Receipt of the Region’s Letter dated February 19, 2004, Concerning Peel’s Interest in the New Federal-Provincial Immigration Agreement (Resolution 2004-86) (Receipt recommended)

  HS-D3. Emil Kolb, Regional Chair, Letter dated March 29, 2004 to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Concerning Regional Council’s Request for Information Regarding the 6,963 Notifications of Sponsorship Defaults that were Circulated in Ontario by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) (Receipt recommended)



MA-A. Regional Chair

  MA-A1. Recognition Event for Retiring Councillors, 2000-2003 Term (For information)

MA-B. Chief Administrative Officer

  MA-B1. Volunteer Week in the Region of Peel (April 18 – 24, 2004)


MA-C. Ambulance and Emergency Programs

  MA-C1. 2004 Ambulance Equipment Planning

  MA-C2. 2004 Ambulance Fleet Planning


MA-D. Internal Audit

  MA-D1. Internal Audit Awareness Day (May 13, 2004)

MA-E. Corporate Finance

  MA-E1. 2004 Regional Levy By-Law

  MA-E2. 2003 Investment Report

  MA-E3. Regional Procurement Policies and Procedures (Deferral to the May 6, 2004 General Committee meeting recommended)


MA-F. Information Technology

  MA--F1. Public Sector Network Update and Budget


  MA-G1. Emil Kolb, Chair, Regional Municipality of Peel, Memorandum dated February 18, 2004, Informing Mayor McCallion of the Recent Issues Surrounding the Ambulance Services and Paramedic Problems in the City of Toronto (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G2. Marolyn Morrison, Mayor, Town of Caledon, Letter dated March 5, 2004, Advising that on March 1, 2004 Caledon Council Passed a Resolution Confirming that Caledon Will Not Support the Elimination of Regional Government in Peel (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G3. Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated March 15, 2004, Providing the Region of Peel with a Copy of the GO Transit 2004/2005 Operating and Capital Budgets Approved by the GO Board on Friday, March 12, 2004 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G4. Dr. Kuldip Kular, MPP, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Letter dated March 16, 2004, Thanking Chair Kolb for his Correspondence Regarding the Funding of Land Ambulance Services (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G5. Nancy Naylor, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance, Letter dated March 18, 2004, Advising Municipalities of the Minister of Finance’s Announcement Regarding the New Initiatives that Permit Municipalities to Apply to the Minister of Finance for New Transition Ratios for 2004 and Criteria for Property Tax Increases Subject to Levy Restrictions (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G6. Jim Bradley, MPP, Minister of Tourism and Recreation, Letter dated March 19, 2004, Regarding the Vital Role that the Tourism Industry has in Contributing to Ontario’s Economic Health and Well Being and Encouraging the Region to Pursue or Expand on its Current Tourism Development (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G7. John Hogg, President/CEO, Cole Layer Trumble Canada Inc. (CLT), Letter dated March 19, 2004, Requesting Regional Council’s Support by way of Resolution of the Concept of a Competitive Property Assessment System in Ontario (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G8. News Release: From the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated March 22, 2004, Advising that the 100 Percent GST Rebate Came Into Effect on February 1, 2004 and Municipalities will Receive the Refund Payment with Interest when the Legislation Receives Royal Assent (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-G9)

  MA-G9. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 23, 2004, Advising that the Federal Budget Implements the Promised GST Rebate and Accelerates the Flow of Federal Investment in Municipal and Rural Infrastructure (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-G8)

  MA-G10. News Release: From the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), dated March 23, 2004, Advising that the Government Confirms its Intention to Work with the Provinces and Territories to Share with Municipal Governments a Portion of the Gas Tax Revenues or Determine Other Fiscal Mechanisms that Achieve the Same Goal (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G11. Ann Mulvale, Mayor, Town of Oakville, Letter dated March 24, 2004 Requesting that Ontario Municipalities Send a Strong Consistent Message to the Senior Levels of Government that the Only Solution to the Financial Burden of Downloading is the New Deal that Would See Their Reinvestment in Municipal Communities (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-G12)

  MA-G12. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 25, 2004, Advising that AMO President Ann Mulvale met with Premier Dalton McGuinty to Discuss the Provincial Government’s Strong Communities Agenda (Receipt recommended) (See also Item MA-G11)

  MA-G13. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated March 26, 2004, Providing Regional Council with a Copy of the 2003 External Funding Assistance – Public Police Programs Report dated March 23, 2004 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G14. News Release: From the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated March 29, 2004, Advising that Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty Signed an Open Letter to All Heads of Council Setting Out His Government’s Vision of Communities in Ontario and Requested Prime Minister Martin to Form a Federal-Provincial-Municipal Working Group for Trilateral Cooperation in Important Fiscal, Governance and Service Delivery Matters (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G15. John Burke, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and Brent Marshall, Chief Administrative Officer, Regional Municipality of Halton, Extending an Invitation to the 2004 Central Ontario Municipal Conference “Bridging the Gap…Governments Working Together” on Behalf of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs on April 22, 2004 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G16. Brian Denney, Chief Administrative Officer, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), Letter dated March 30, 2004, Advising that the TRCA will be Considering its 2004 Budget Including Non-matching Municipal Levy on April 30, 2004 (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G17. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated March 30, 2004, Providing Regional Council with a Copy of the Report Regarding the Successful Completion of the Derry Road Facility Both on Time and Under Budget Using the Design/Build Method of Construction (Receipt recommended)

  MA-G18. Frederick Biro, Executive Director, Peel Police Services Board (PPSB), Letter dated March 30, 2004, Providing Regional Council with a Copy of the Police Services Board – 2003 Annual Report on Board Activities (Receipt recommended)


  G1. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board

  G2. A proposed or pending acquisition or disposition of land by the municipality or local board



Script created by Geoff Hunt

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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