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Human Services Planning Board


Clause 20 in Report No. 13 of Committee of the Whole was adopted, without amendment, by the Council of The Regional Municipality of York at its meeting held on October 19, 2017.

 

20

Report No. 1 of the
Human Services Planning Board – York Region
Meeting Held on September 22, 2017

 

For Consideration by
Committee of the Whole of
The Regional Municipality of York
on October 5, 2017


[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 9:06 a.m. September 22, 2017. The meeting was co-chaired by Regional Councillor John Taylor and Susan LaRosa.

 

The following were in attendance:

Members:

C. Beer, C. Bisanz, M. Braithwaite, H. Crosbie, N. Din, M. Ferri, B. Harkness, E. Jolliffe, J. Marr, L. Martuscelli, J. Pyper, R. Shields, J. Wedlock, M. Wong-Tam

Regional Staff:

L. Alfieri Sladen, R. Clune, S. Dumont, M. Durante, R. Farrell, L. Gonsalves, R. Gould, V. Shuttleworth


Declarations of Interest

 

None

 

Deputations

 

1. Food Insecurity and Potential Solutions in York Region

 

The Board received the deputation by Joan Stonehocker, Executive Director, Food for Health - Food for All regarding Food Insecurity and Potential Solutions in York Region.

 

Presentations

 

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

 

2. HSPB Strategic Direction

 

The Board received the presentation by Lisa Alfieri Sladen, Manager, Human Services Strategy & Partnerships, York Region regarding the Human Services Planning Board of York Region Strategic Direction.  

 

3. Food Insecurity and Potential Solutions in York Region

 

The Board received the presentation by Dr. Richard Gould, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Community & Health Services, York Region regarding Food Insecurity and Potential Solutions in York Region.

 

4. Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) York Region: Sub-region Planning Update

 

The Board received the presentation by Kim Baker, Chief Executive Officer, Central Local Health Integration Network regarding Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) York Region: Sub-region Planning Update.

 

5. Unleashing Opportunities to Create Affordable Housing 

 

The Board received the presentations by Melissa McEnroe, Manager, Affordable Housing Development, York Region and Kris Tavella, Property Coordinator, EDGE: A Network for Ministry Development - The United Church of Canada regarding unleashing opportunities to create affordable housing.

 

Other Business

 

6. The Gateway Conference

 

Lisa Gonsalves, Director, Strategies and Partnerships, York Region advised that the Region is hosting its third annual Gateway conference for internationally educated professionals who are newcomers to Canada. It will be held on October 30, 2017 and features a series of workshops related to gaining experience in York Region and job development opportunities. 

 

7. Ribbon-cutting Ceremony at 212 Davis Apartments

 

Regional Councillor Taylor extended an invitation to the ribbon-cutting ceremony being held on September 27 at 10 a.m. at 212 Davis Apartments, which is a multi-unit rental building that includes 56 units subsidized for low-income households. 

 

8. 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 November 30, 2017 at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 

The Human Services Planning Board meeting adjourned at 11:47 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

September 26, 2017                                                      J. Taylor
Newmarket, Ontario                                                    Co-Chair

Stephanie Dumont
(905) 830-4444 x71303

 

 

 


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