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<br /> 2016<br /> COMMUNITY<br /> REPORT<br /> COMMUNITY REPORT<br /> for the year ended December 31, 2016<br /> The Regional Municipality of York<br /> Ontario, Canada<br /> york.ca<br /> <br /> 2016<br /> COMMUNITY<br /> REPORT<br /> COMMUNITY REPORT<br /> for the year ended December 31, 2016<br /> The Regional Municipality of York<br /> Ontario, Canada<br /> york.ca<br /> Prepared by Corporate Services Department and Finance Department<br /> OUR VISION<br /> Creating strong, caring, safe communities.<br /> OUR MISSION<br /> York Region staff are committed to<br /> providing cost effective, quality services<br /> that respond to the needs of our rapidly<br /> growing communities.<br /> 4 THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK<br /> TABLE OF CONTENTS<br /> INTRODUCTION Regional Council ................................................................. 6<br /> Organizational Structure ........................<a title="2016 Community Report page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=1"> 2016 COMMUNITY REPORT COMMUNITY REPORT for the</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=2"> </a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=3"> 2016 COMMUNITY REPORT COMMUNITY REPORT for the </a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=4"> OUR VISION Creating strong, caring, safe communit</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=5"> TABLE OF CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Regiona</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=6"> Chairman & CEO </a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=7"> REGIONAL COUNCIL One of six Regional governments</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=8"> A MESSAGE FROM THE YORK REGION CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=9"> Bruce Macgregor CAO A MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF ADM</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=10"> YORK REGION. WHO ARE WE? YORK REGION IS A SPECIAL</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=11"> WE ARE COMMITTED TO DELIVERING QUALITY SERVICES: </a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=12"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK | STRATEGIC FRA</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=13"> The York Region 2016 Community Report highlights </a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=14"> 14 THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=15"> strengthening the region's economy </a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=16"> Reasons for businesses to choose York Region as a</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=17"> In 2016, the finance and insurance sector experie</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=18"> 18 THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=19"> supporting community health and well-being </a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=20"> BOOSTING POWER THROUGH IMMUNIZATIONS New provinci</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=21"> both willing and able to remain healthy, active a</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=22"> The improvements reflect a multi-faceted strategy</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=23"> MAKING PROGRESS TO SUPPORT MENTAL HEALTH An incre</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=24"> 24 THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=25"> managing evironmentally sustainable growth </a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=26"> Providing travel options is vital to improving th</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=27"> In support of the first pillar, public transit, t</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=28"> 28 THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=29"> SUPPORTING “ONE WATER” ACROSS YORK REGION One Wat</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=30"> 30 THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=31"> providing responsive and efficient public service</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=32"> BETTER ASSET MANAGEMENT NOW SAVES MONEY LATER A n</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=33"> This is helping to set priorities for the capital</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=34"> 34 THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK INTEG</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=35"> • Installing solar panels at various facilities t</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=36"> 36 THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=37"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK | AWARDS AND HI</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=38"> 2015 TO 2019 STRATEGIC PLAN - FROM VISION TO RESU</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=39"> SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT TREND GOO</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=40"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK 2016 FINANCIAL</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=41"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK TREASURER’S RE</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=42"> FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK The stra</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=43"> Capital Management Debt Management Fiscal Strat</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=44"> The graph below, reflecting 2016 results and the </a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=45"> Impact of the Regional Fiscal Strategy The ratio </a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=46"> MULTI-YEAR BUDGETING In 2015, the Region introduc</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=47"> The Province updated the act in 2015 to allow rec</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=48"> Council’s Audit Committee helps ensure the Region</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=49"> With the planned acceleration in capital spending</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=50"> IMPROVING COMPARABILITY TO THE BUDGET To allow be</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=51"> • Environmental Services was $25.9 million ov</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=52"> Transfer Payments Decline, But Most Other Revenue</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=53"> The Public Sector Accounting Board notes that dep</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=54"> The graph below shows that the ratio declined in </a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=55"> Excluding those results, Community and Health Ser</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=56"> ADDITIONS TO CAPITAL SUPPORT GROWTH AND HELP MANA</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=57"> attributable to the completion of two large housi</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=58"> Major capital projects in other departments are u</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=59"> This means the Region is adding new assets, which</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=60"> Cash from operations, which is the annual surplus</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=61"> OUTLOOK EXTERNAL RISKS Slower-than-expected Grow</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=62"> New Services and Strategies for the Needs of a Ch</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=63"> SHARE OF NEW</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=64"> Through the Regional Express Rail initiative, the</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=65"> The Impacts of a Changing Climate There is growin</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=66"> INTERNAL RISKS Changing Workforce Some risks rela</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=67"> CONCLUSION The trends and financial indicators sh</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=68">     KPMG LLP </a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=69">     Page 2 KPMG LLP  Yonge Corporate Centre</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=70"> FINANCIAL STATEMENTS THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY O</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=71"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Consolidated St</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=72"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Consolidated St</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=73"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Consolidated St</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=74"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=75"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=76"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=77"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=78"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=79"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=80"> THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK Notes to the Co</a> <a title="2016 Community Report page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/715b6222?page=81"> THE 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