If you are visually impaired or blind, you can visit the PDF version by Pressing CONTROL + ALT + 4
<br /> 2008<br /> ANNUAL REPORT<br /> The Regional Municipality of York, Ontario, Canada<br /> Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2008<br /> 2008 Annual Report<br /> TABLE OF CONTENTS<br /> Introduction:<br /> York Regional Council . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6<br /> Message from the Chairman and CEO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8<br /> Message from the Chief Administrative Officer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9<br /> York Region at a glance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10<br /> Discover York Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . <a title="Annual Report 08 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=1"> 2008 ANNUAL REPORT The Reg</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=2"> 2008 Annual Report TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduct</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=3"> Vision,Mission &Values OuR viSiON Creating stro</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=4"> Bi l l fi s C h May</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=5"> May o R Ma R g a R e T Bl a C k To W n s </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=6"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Chairman and C</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=7"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Chief Administ</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=8"> York Region at a glance The Regional Municip</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=9"> YORk REGiON POPuLATiON 2008 Aurora .............</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=10"> DiscoverYork Region TOWN OF AuRORA The Town</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=11"> A mosaic of culture and people, York Region is a </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=12"> Community Services and Housing HOuSiNG Goal: </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=13"> The Community Services and Housing Committee work</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=14"> Finance and Administration </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=15"> The Finance and Administration Committee provides</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=16"> Health and Emergency </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=17"> The Health and Emergency Medical Services Committ</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=18"> Planning and Economic Develo</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=19"> The Planning and Economic Development Committee i</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=20"> Transit and Rapid Transit SERviCE QuALiTY Go</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=21"> The Regional Municipality of York operates three </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=22"> Transportation and </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=23"> The Transportation and Works and Solid Waste Comm</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=24"> york regional police services board MeMbers </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=25"> Our Vision: To Make a Difference in Our Community</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=26"> York Regional Police CRiME PREvENTiON Goal: </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=27"> York Regional Police proudly serves the citizens </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=28"> 2008 Awards and Highli</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=29">  In 2008, the Smart Commute Initiativ</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=30"> 2008 Financial Statements TABLE OF CONTENTS Tre</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=31"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Treasurer’s Re</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=32"> ECONOMiC OvERviEW York Region continued to grow </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=33"> ASSESSMENT GROWTH Consistent with population and </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=34"> iNNOvATivE PARTNERSHiPS In 2008, work continued </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=35"> The water supply from Peel Region commenced in 20</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=36"> GROWTH MANAGEMENT STRATEGY York Region’s policies</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=37"> 2008 BuSiNESS PLAN AND BuDGET 1</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=38"> FiNANCiAL ACCOuNTABiLiTY & RESPONSiBiLiTY Through</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=39"> RESERvE MANAGEMENT The establishment, maintenance</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=40"> Cost per Lane Kilometre of Road Maintenance 4,</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=41"> GFOA CANADiAN AWARD FOR FiNANCiAL REPORTiNG For </a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=42"> MG LLP C artered Accountants Yonge Corporat</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=43"> Financial Statements THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=44"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Consolidated St</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=45"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Consolidated St</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=46"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Notes to the Co</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=47"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Notes to the Co</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=48"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Notes to the Co</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=49"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Notes to the Co</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=50"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Notes to the Co</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=51"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Notes to the Co</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=52"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Notes to the Co</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=53"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Notes to the Co</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=54"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Notes to the Co</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=55"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Notes to the Co</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=56"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Schedule of Cur</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=57"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Schedule of Cap</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=58"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Schedule of Cha</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=59"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Schedule of Res</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=60"> KPMG LLP Chartered Accountants Yonge Corporate Ce</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=61"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Sinking Fund St</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=62"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Notes to the Si</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=63"> KPMG LLP Chartered Accountants Yonge Corporate Ce</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=64"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Residents’ Trus</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=65"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Notes to the Re</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=66"> Statistical Review THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF Y</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=67"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Five Year Revie</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=68"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Five Year Revie</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=69"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Five Year Revie</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=70"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Five Year Revie</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=71"> THE REGiONAL MuNiCiPALiTY OF YORk Five Year Revie</a> <a title="Annual Report 08 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d96194ef?page=72"> How To ConTaCT Us For information on York Regi</a>