Greater Toronto Airports Authority - Community Environment & Noise Advisory Committee

Purpose:

  • The Community Environment & Noise Advisory Committee (CENAC) will provide a consultative/communication forum for community stakeholders to meet with Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Management and other aviation community representatives. 
  • The committee will discuss issues relating to the mitigation of aircraft noise in the community and the operation of Toronto Pearson International Airport in an environmentally responsible manner.

Mandate

  • Act in an advisory capacity to the GTAA on all issues relating to Toronto Pearson's noise management and environment policies
  • Provide a forum for the discussion of noise and environment-related matters
  • Decide on the best methods of distributing information to stakeholders and stakeholder groups on an issue-by-issue basis
  • Actively seek the opinions of constituents on noise-related matters and to represent these concerns in the committee forum
  • Disseminate the results of committee discussions to constituent bodies
  • Promote the objectives of the Authority respecting all aspects of noise and environment management
  • Make recommendations to the GTAA Chief Executive Office and/or appropriate committee for consideration

CENAC Responsibilities 

The CENAC will advise on matters related to but not limited to the following:

  • Aircraft operating procedures impacting aircraft noise
  • Examination of alternatives for noise mitigation
  • Investigation of aircraft noise violations
  • Municipal land use
  • Review of GTAA  environmental programs and adherence to ISO targets
  • Examination of potential environmentally sensitive measures

Composition:

Community Members:
City of Brampton (3):
-One elected official, one resident, and one appointed at Council discretion

City of Mississauga (4):
-Two elected officials, two residents

City of Toronto (3):
-One elected official, one resident, and one appointed at Council discretion

Halton Region, York Region, Durham Region (3 total):

- EACH with one representative at Region's discretion

Term of Office:

Each nominating body will set the term of membership with a suggested minimum of two years.

Established By:

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority

Meetings:

Meetings will be held five to six times per year, at 4 p.m. at the GTAA Administration Building, 3111 Convair Drive, Toronto AMF, L5P 1B2, in boardrooms Pearson A & B.
* Meeting dates will be confirmed with the appointed members by the GTAA.

Honorarium:

Voluntary

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