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Human Services Planning Board

 

Clause 11 in Report No. 1 of Committee of the Whole was adopted, without amendment, by the Council of The Regional Municipality of York at its meeting held on January 21, 2016.

 

11

Report No. 1 of the
Human Services Planning Board – York Region
Meeting Held on December 16, 2015

 

For Consideration by
Committee of the Whole of
The Regional Municipality of York
on January 14, 2016


 

[Accessible formats or communication supports are available upon request
Contact: Regional Clerk’s Office, regional.clerk@york.ca, 18774649675 extension 71320]

 

The Human Services Planning Board meeting was called to order at 2:37 p.m. on December 16, 2015. The meeting was co-chaired by Regional Councillor John Taylor and Susan LaRosa.

 

The following were in attendance:

Co-Chairs:

J. Taylor, S. LaRosa

Members:

P. Barata (on behalf of D. Zanotti)
C. Beer
C. Bisanz
C. Bishop (on behalf of E. Jolliffe)
M. Braithwaite
N. Din
K. Dubeau
W. Emmerson
N. Frantellizzi
S. Gaetz
D. Gray
B. Hogarth
P. Horgan
E. Khilji (on behalf of J.P. Parappally)
M. Mahdy
J. Marr
L. Martuscelli
M. May (on behalf of T. DiSimone)
S. McMillan
J. Pugsley
S. Shapson
R. Solomon
A. Urbanski
R. Wong
M. Wong-Tam

Regional Staff:

M. Durante, K. Eastwood, L. Gonsalves, J. Hastings, Y. Malik, C. Martin, R. Farrell


 

Presentations

 

[Click on the titles of the following Presentations to view them]

 

1. The York Region Housing Story

 

The Board received the presentation by Rick Farrell, General Manager, Housing Services, The Regional Municipality of York, who provided an overview of York Region’s Housing Plan including:

• Increasing the rental housing supply

• Sustaining the existing rental housing supply

• Supporting home ownership affordability

• Strengthening the homelessness and housing stability program.

 

Human Services Planning Board Member Updates

 

2. Patient and Family Advisory Program

 

The Board received the presentation by Leah Martuscelli, Director, Human Resources & Privacy, Southlake Regional Health Centre regarding the Patient and Family Advisory Program (PFA) that helps to meet the needs and priorities of Southlake patients.

 

3. Enterprise Promotion and Innovation Centre

 

The Board received the presentation by Noor Din, Chief Executive Officer, Human Endeavour regarding the Enterprise Promotion and Innovation Centre (EPIC) that helps to build the social economy through innovations in community economic development.

 

4. Tenancy Risk Reduction Service for Seniors

 

The Board received the presentation by Christina Bisanz, Chief Executive Officer, CHATS – Community & Home Assistance to Seniors regarding the Tenancy Risk Reduction Service for Seniors Program (TRSS) that supports seniors at risk of tenancy loss due to an inability to maintain their home in a safe living state.

 

Communications

 

[Click on the titles of the following Communications to view them]

 

5. Making Ends Meet in York Region: A Road Map for 2015 to 2018

 

The Board received the communication from Denis Kelly, Regional Clerk, The Regional Municipality of York, dated November 20, 2015 regarding “Making Ends Meet in York Region: A Road Map for 2015 to 2018”.

 

6. York Region Housing Incentives Study

 

Lisa Gonsalves, Director, Strategies and Partnerships, The Regional Municipality of York, dated December 8, 2015 regarding “York Region Housing Incentives Study”.

 

Other Business

 

7. Next Meeting of the Human Services Planning Board

 

The next meeting of the Human Services Planning Board will be a working session to be held on February 5, 2016 at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the York Catholic District School Board.

 

The Human Services Planning Board meeting adjourned at 4:02 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

December 16, 2015                                                                                                                  J. Taylor
Newmarket, Ontario                                                                                                                Co-Chair

 

Carrie Martin
(905) 830-4444 x71303

 

 


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