Clause 10 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.
Report No. 2 of the
Seniors Strategy Advisory Task Force
Meeting Held on December 9, 2015
For Consideration by
Committee of the Whole of
The Regional Municipality of York
on January 14, 2016
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The Seniors Strategy Advisory Task Force meeting was called to order at 9:05 a.m. on December 9, 2015
The following were in attendance:
W. Emmerson, V. Hackson, J. Heath, B. Hogg, G. Rosati, D. Wheeler
N. Barrette, A.M. Carroll, P. Casey, C. Clark, R. Farrell, L. Gonsalves, D. Horner, C. Hotchkiss, Dr. K. Kurji, B. Macgregor, L. McDowell, D. Rennie, K. Strueby, A. Urbanski, S. Williams
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The Task Force recommends receipt of the presentation by Adelina Urbanski, Commissioner, Community and Health Services regarding “Orientation Meeting Recap, October 22, 2015”, which highlighted topics including principles for future discussions, government funded services for seniors, a profile of low income/ vulnerable seniors and discounts and rate reductions.
The Task Force recommends receipt of the presentation by Harry Kitchen, Professor Emeritus, Trent University regarding “Financing Municipal Services in Aging Communities”. Further information is provided in the following report: No Seniors’ Specials - Financing Municipal Services in Aging Communities (http://irpp.org/research-studies/study-no51/)
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The Task Force recommends receipt and referral to staff of the communication from the Markham Ward 6 Seniors Association, dated September 22, 2015 regarding “Well-Being of Seniors in York Region”.
4. Future Topics
The Task Force discussed possible future topics such as national and international best practices, as well as a more detailed review of financial matters relating to seniors.
5. Next Meeting
The next meeting is scheduled on February 24, 2016 at 9 a.m.
The Seniors Strategy Advisory Task Force meeting adjourned at 11:32 a.m.
December 9, 2015 M. Ferri
Newmarket, Ontario Chair
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