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<br /> 2011 ANNUAL REPORT<br /> The Regional Municipality of York, Ontario, Canada<br /> for the year ended December 31, 2011<br /> <br /> 2011 ANNUAL REPORT<br /> The Regional Municipality of York, Ontario, Canada<br /> for the year ended December 31, 2011<br /> PG<br /> 4<br /> Vision, Mission & Values<br /> our vision<br /> Creating strong, caring, safe communities.<br /> our mission<br /> York Region staff are committed to providing cost effective,<br /> quality services that respond to the needs of our<br /> rapidly growing communities.<br /> our values<br /> York Region will provide services to the residents and visitors<br /> of York Region while embracing the following values:<br /> Integrity<br /> Commitment<br /> Accountability<br /> Respect<br /> Excellence<br /> The Regional MunicipaliTy of yoRk<br /> 2011 Annual Report<br /> TaBle oF ConTenTs<br /> Introduction:<br<a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=1"> 2011 ANNUAL REPORT The Regional Mun</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=2"> </a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=3"> 2011 ANNUAL REPORT The Regional Mun</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=4"> PG 4 Vision, Mission & Values our vision Cre</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=5"> The Regional MunicipaliTy of yoRk 2011 Annual Rep</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=6"> PG 6 The Regional MunicipaliTy of yoRk 2011 Cou</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=7"> MayoR ViRginia haCkson MayoR RoB</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=8"> The Regional MunicipaliTy of yoRk Chairman and CE</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=9"> The Regional MunicipaliTy of yoRk Chief Administr</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=10"> PG 10 York Region at a glance The Regional Munic</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=11"> Population 2011 Aurora . . . . . . . . . . . . . </a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=12"> PG 12 Discover York Region A mosaic of culture a</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=13"> Town oF marKham Markham is Canada’s most diverse </a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=14"> Community and Health Services Working together fo</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=15"> proTeCTing and promoTing healTh and independenCe </a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=16"> Finance and Administration The Finance and Admini</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=17"> program eFFiCienCies Goal: Lead the search for pr</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=18"> Planning and Economic Development The Planning an</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=19"> CommuniTy planning Goal: Provide planning directi</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=20"> Rapid Transit As a wholly owned subsidiary of The</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=21"> pre-ConsTruCTion and ConsTruCTion aCTiviTies unde</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=22"> Environmental Services Environmental Services pla</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=23"> Developed and implemented an elevated tank manage</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=24"> Transportation Services The Transportation and Co</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=25"> naTural heriTage and ForesTry Goal: Protect and b</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=26"> York Regional Police Services Board The Regional </a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=27"> maKing a diFFerenCe in our CommuniTy Many program</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=28"> York Regional Police York Regional Police proudly</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=29"> The Anti-Human Trafficking Strategy focuses on th</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=30"> PG 30 2011 Awards and Highlights</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=31"> CommuniTy and healTh serviCes York Region receive</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=32"> The Regional MunicipaliTy of yoRk 2011 Financial </a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=33"> The Regional MunicipaliTy of yoRk Treasurer’s Re</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=34"> revenues Total 2011 revenues of $1.8 billion fin</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=35"> eConomiC overview York Region continued to grow i</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=36"> sTraTegiC planning “York Region: Creating Strong,</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=37"> 2011 To 2015 sTraTegiC plan In May 2011, Council </a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=38"> In addition, an Audit Services Branch exists with</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=39"> 2011 Business plan and BudgeT 10 year gross CapiT</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=40"> The 2011 approved BudgeT The Budget Review Commit</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=41"> CosT per lane KilomeTre oF road mainTenanCe </a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=42"> FinanCial sTaTemenTs The financial statements and</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/42ebaae8?page=43"> gFoa disTinguished BudgeT presenTaTion award Addi</a> <a title="York Region_annual report_2012 page 44" 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