Measures and Outcomes

Halton Region Strategic Action Plan 2015 – 2018: Shaping Halton’s Future

Progress on the priorities and actions in the Strategic Action Plan will be reviewed and reported to Regional Council on an annual basis. The outcomes and measures will also be updated annually to reflect developments in program strategies and plans to ensure progress is made toward achieving Council’s priorities.

The following table provides a 2016 status update for each measure and outcome in the Strategic Action Plan. The information is adapted from the 2017 Budget and Business Plan.

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Planning Healthy, Complete Communities Measures and Outcomes
Measure & Outcome 2016 Results (Projected) Target
Investment in Regional Roads Capital Program $141 million
($242 million cumulative)
$480 million by 2018
# of Kilometres of New Active Transportation Infrastructure on Regional Roads (walking, cycling, transit) 29
(57 cumulative)
100 km added by 2018
# of Additional New Road Lane Kilometres 18
(50 cumulative)
80 by 2018
Infrastructure in 2012 Allocation Program Delivered In Progress By 2017
5 Year Review of Regional Official Plan Completed In Progress
Work Plan, directions and public engagement strategy completed
Report LPS110-16 (PDF file)
By 2018 - Contingent on Completion of Provincial Plan Reviews
2018 Allocation Program Completed* In Progress By 2018
Urban Area Intensification Achieved 40%
Infrastructure Identified for Priority Growth Areas and Mobility Hubs Delivered In Progress By 2018

* Previously called “2016/2017 Allocation Program”

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Growing the Regional Economy Measures and Outcomes
Measure & Outcome 2016 Results (Projected) Target
Servicing Plans for Key Employment Areas Completed In Progress Report
LPS103-16 (PDF file)
By 2018
# of Gross Acres of New Serviced Employment Areas In Progress 2700 gross acres serviced by 2018
Development Approval Process for Non-Residential Development Streamlined In Progress By 2017
# of New Businesses Attracted to Halton Annually 12 16
Amount of New Non-Residential Total Floor Area Built Annually 3.3 million sq. ft. per
Report FN-20-16 (PDF file)
3.6 million sq. ft.
# of Hectares of Farmland Under Active Cultivation Achieved Maintained
Rural/Agricultural Strategy Completed Completed
Report LPS93-16 (PDF file)
By 2016
Agricultural Forum Held  Achieved
(70 participants)
Report LPS51-16 (PDF file)
Annually

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Connecting People and Services Measures and Outcomes
Measure & Outcome 2016 Results (Projected) Target
% of Affordable Housing in New Developments Achieved 30%
# of New Assisted Housing Opportunities 201
(cumulative of 376)
360
Investment in the Capacity to Prevent and Address Homelessness increased to provide Halton individuals/families with proactive homelessness prevention supports 5,700 5,000 individuals/ families by 2018*
Annual Response time targets for Paramedic Services Achieved Achieved
Community Investment Fund Increased $1,427,691
Report SS-11-16 (PDF file)
Respond more effectively to Community needs and  eligible fund applications
# of New Licensed Child Care Spaces Completed 140
Halton Region Older Adult Plan Implemented In Progress Under review
Immunization rates among school age children in Halton 65%
Report MO-12-16 (PDF file)
75%
Compliance Rating for all Drinking Water Facilities 100% 100%
‘One-Window’ Access for Human Services Implemented In Progress By 2018
# of Coordinated Responses to High Risk Situations Across Halton Increased (COMMANDE) 176
(387 cumulative)
300 by 2018**

* Previously identified as “$2 million invested”
** Previously identified as “70-300 annually”

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Governing for the Future Measures and Outcomes
Measure & Outcome 2016 Results (Projected) Target
Region’s Credit Rating AAA AAA
Annual Tax Rate for Regional Services Achieved
Report FN-52-15 (PDF file)
At or below inflation
Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Awards for Budget and Financial Reporting Achieved Receive GFOA awards
Development Charge By-law and Financing Plan Updated In Progress
Report LPS17-16/FN-03-16 (PDF file)
By 2017
Asset Management Plan Completed In Progress By 2018
Condition rating for Regional infrastructure Good Good
% of Residents Satisfied with Regional Services Achieved 90%
% of Residents Satisfied with 311 Services Achieved 90%
Web Accessibility Standards Met Achieved W3C Web Accessibility Standard Maintained
# of New Online Services 7 New Online Services Available

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Adapting to Climate Change Measures and Outcomes
Measure & Outcome 2016 Results (Projected) Target
Flood Mitigation Study Completed Completed
Report PW-22-15 (PDF file)
By 2015
Wastewater Infrastructure Optimized $6.5 million
(11.5 million cumulative)
$23.6 million invested by 2018
Annual Emergency Exercises Completed Achieved Exercises Completed
Emergency Plan Updated and Coordinated with Local Municipal Plans In Progress
Report CA-04-16 (PDF file)
By 2018
Public Emergency Response Centres Commissioned In Progress 4 implemented by end of 2016
Peak Volume Call Capacity of 311 Increased Completed By 100%

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Protecting the Natural Environment Measures and Outcomes
Measure & Outcome 2016 Results (Projected) Target
% of Region Maintained in Natural Heritage System Achieved 50%
% of Wastewater Received Full Treatment Prior to Discharge Achieved 99.50%
Implement Source Water Protection Plans* In Progress By 2018
Waste Diversion Rate 60% 62% waste diversion rate by 2018
Greenhouse Gases Related to Regional Services Reduced 1%
(2% cumulative)
5% reduction by 2018

* Previously identified as "Aquifer Management Plans Updated"

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