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<br /> <br /> <br /> <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 rapidly<br /> 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 /> Table of Contents<br /> INTRODUCTION<br /> Regional Council . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6<br /> Message from the Chairman and CEO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8<br /> Message from the Chief Administrative Officer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9<b<a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=1"> </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=2"> </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=3"> </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=4"> Our Vision Creating strong, caring, safe communit</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=5"> Table of Contents INTRODUCTION </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=6"> Bill fisCh yoRk Region ChaiRMan </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=7"> MayoR sTeve pellegRini MayoR fRank </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=8"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Chairman and C</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=9"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Chief Administ</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=10"> York Region At A Glance YORK REG</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=11"> VITAL SERVICES York Region provides many vital se</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=12"> Economic Profile With a population of 1,144</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=13"> FINANCIAL, BUSINESS AND INSURANCE SERVICES Ontari</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=14"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Strategic Fram</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=15"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Organizational</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=16"> Community and Health Services </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=17"> PROTECTING AND PROMOTING HEALTH AND INDEPENDENCE </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=18"> Environmental Services </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=19"> INNOVATIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS Goal: Estab</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=20"> Finance and Administration </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=21"> TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES Goal: Support the developmen</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=22"> Planning and Economic Development Planning and </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=23"> Initiated process review and developed highrise g</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=24"> Transportation Services Transpo</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=25"> ROADS AND TRAFFIC Added 62</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=26"> MISSION Our mission is to design and deliver an e</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=27"> York Region Rapid Transit Corporation Board 201</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=28"> York Region Rapid Transit Corporation </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=29"> TRANSFORMING YORK REGION’S MAJOR CORRIDORS Goal: </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=30"> MANDATE The Regional Municipality of York Police </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=31"> York Regional Police Services Board 2014 BOARD </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=32"> York Regional Police For 44</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=33"> Responded to reports of several hate-motivated cr</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=34"> BOARD OF DIRECTORS Housing York Inc. (Housing Yor</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=35"> Housing York Inc. Board 2014 BOARD MEMBERS Top R</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=36"> Housing York Inc. A YEAR OF EXPA</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=37"> Growing, growing, gone! Lakeside Residences 80 pe</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=38"> Awards and Highlights COMMUNITY AND HEALTH SERV</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=39"> Best in Class Award from the Web Marketing Associ</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=40"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK 2014 Financial</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=41"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Treasurer’s Re</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=42"> TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY: THE REGIONAL FISCAL STRAT</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=43"> THE CAPITAL PLAN Development charges pay for the </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=44"> Another key building block of the reserve managem</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=45"> The bulk of the total debt, some 84 per cent, was</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=46"> THE IMPACTS OF THE REGIONAL FISCAL STRATEGY As a </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=47"> COMPARING PLANNED TO ACTUAL RESULTS York Region f</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=48"> RESULTS FOR 2014 York Region achieved a surplus o</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=49"> The net book value of the Region’s assets at Dece</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=50"> Note: In this presentation, interest earnings are</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=51"> Increases in operating expense over the past five</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=52"> This ratio is an important measure of sustainabil</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=53"> Note: The Region’s asset replacement reserves exc</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=54"> YORK REGION OUTLOOK At a high level, the main fac</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=55"> INCREASING URBANIZATION Historically, the dominan</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=56"> ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL MARKET RISKS In addition t</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=57"> CONCLUSION Meeting the fiscal challenges as York </a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=58">   KPMG LL</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=59">   Page 2 Opinion In our opinion, the consolida</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=60"> Financial Statements THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY O</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=61"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Consolidated St</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=62"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Consolidated St</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=63"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Consolidated St</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=64"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=65"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=66"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=67"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=68"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=69"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=70"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=71"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=72"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=73"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=74"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=75"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=76"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=77"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=78">     KP</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=79">   Page 2 Opinion In our opinion, the financial</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=80"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Sinking Fund St</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=81"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Si</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=82">     KP</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=83">   Page 2 Opinion In our opinion, the financial</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=84"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Residents’ Trus</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=85"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Re</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=86"> Statistical Review THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF Y</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=87"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Five Year Revie</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=88"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Five Year Revie</a> <a title="2014_York Region Annual Report page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5e02a0ad?page=89"> </a>