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Committee of the Whole Agenda for February 8, 2010

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City of Hamilton

Monday, February 8, 2010

 

9:30 a.m.

 

Albion Room

Hamilton Convention Centre

Summers Lane

 

Mary Gallagher, Co-ordinator

Committee of the Whole/Council

(905) 546-2424 ext. 4304

 

 

Please note:      All cellular telephones and pagers to be switched to a non-audible

                        function during Council and Committee meetings.

 

                        Agenda available on-line at www.hamilton.ca


  1. CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
  2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
  3. ADOPTION OF MINUTES

    3.1    January 11, 2010

     

    3.2    January 14, 2010 (special)

     

    3.3    January 20, 2010

  4. CONSENT ITEMS

    None

  5. PUBLIC DELEGATIONS

         6.1    Brent Kinnaird, Hamilton Port Authority respecting update on Port Activity and progress of major initiatives  (no copy)

     

              6.2    Madina Wasuge, Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion respecting progress update

  6. PRESENTATIONS

    7.1    Amendments to Schedule 20 (Residential Care Facilities) of the Licensing By-Law 07-170 (PED10005) (City Wide)

     

              (a)     Public Delegations

     

    (i)      Roy Bennett, Ontario Homes for Special Needs Association

     

    (ii)      Steve Rolfe/Graham Cubitt, Homestead Christian Care

     

    (iii)     Lance Bimgman/ Henry Aviles,  Housing Help Centre

     

    (iv)     Bob Wood, McQuesten Legal and Community Services

     

    (v)     Aldo Berlingieri

     

    7.2    City Manager Performance Review (no copy)

  7. MOTIONS

     

  8. NOTICES OF MOTION
  9. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

    11.1  Closed Session Minutes of January 14, 2010

     

    11.2  City v Avero Security (GTA1) Inc, et. al., Superior Court Action No. 09-11760 (LS10001) (City Wide)

    11.3  Verbal Report on RFP C5-37-09

     

    11.4  City Manager’s Performance Evaluation by Council

  10. GENERAL INFORMATION/OTHER BUSINESS
  11. ADJOURNMENT
  12. OUTSTANDING BUSINESS

     

     

    Issue

    Date Action Initiated

    Lead Dept/Div

    Due Date

    Completion Date

    A.      

    Fair Wage Policy within the

    Corporations R.F.P. Process

    Jan. 17/07

    (Originally from Social Services Report 06-007)

    Referral by Emergency and Community Services

    Community Services

    June 9/08

     

    B.      

    Moratorium on Nuclear Power Plants

    May 14/07

     

    TABLED

     

    C.     

    City’s Policy respecting contracting with Parties involved in litigation

    March 26, 2008 Council

    City Solicitor

    September/08

     

     

    D.     

    Ward Boundary Review (FCS08009)

    Feb. 11/08

     

    TABLED

    2010-2014 Council term

    E.      

    City Wide Peak Oil Study - Airport Employment Growth District

    June 25, 2008

     

    PED

    Strategic Services/

    Special Projects Division

     

     

    F.      

    Council Correspondence respecting Social Inclusion and Poverty Reduction

    July 10, 2008

    Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

     

     

    G.     

    Protecting the Taxi Scrip Program from the Recent Increase in Taxi Fares - Recommendation from Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities

    Sept. 9/08

    Public Works

    2011 Budget

     

    H.      

    Operational Oversight Committee

    October 14, 2008

     

     

     

    I.          

    International Year for Culture of Peace

    October 14, 2008

     

     

     

    J.       

    Report of the Provincial Municipal Fiscal and Service Delivery Reviews Facing the Future Together

    November 12, 2008

    City Manager

     

     

    K.      

    Infrastructure Funding opportunities – Hamilton Conservation Authority

    Referred by City Council on February 25, 2009

    GM of Finance and Corp. Services

     

     

    L.       

    Bottled Water

    April 20, 2009

    Community Services/

    Public Works

    Referral by Public Works

     

    M.     

    Agreement – Hamilton harbour Commissioners

    April 29, 2009

    City Manager

    Referral by Council

     

    N.      

    Buy Local – recommendation (b) of FCS09020

    May 9, 2009

    GM of Finance and Corporate Services

    Referred back to staff for consultation

     

    O.     

    West Harbour Waterfront Recreation Master Plan - Process Update (PW09004a) (Item 10.2)

     

    August 11/09

    TABLED to allow further consultation

    Public Works

     

     

    P.      

    Multi-Stakeholder Fundraising Strategy for flood victims

     

    Council – September 16, 2009

    Motion 7.1

     

     

     

    Q.     

    Specific mandate, governance structure, staffing, and financial/legal funding model for a Hamilton Waterfront Development Corporation

    September 15, 2009

    SMT

     

     

    R.      

    Fire on Osprey Drive, Ancaster - Emergency Air Monitoring

    September 15/09

    Public Health/Fire

     

     

    S.      

    Market rent portion of affordable housing projects, and whether any impediments exist which may affect the City’s ability to extend incentives such as interest free loans, tax-rebates

    Council – September 15, 2009

    (Motion 7.2)

    Economic Development Department

    Downtown and Community Renewal Division

    December 7, 2009

     

    T.       

    Storm Water Advisory Committee

    Dec. 4/09

    Council

    Council to determine membership

     

    U.      

    Prioritized Transit Service Level Improvements

    Nov. 9/09

    PW

    Staff to report back on transit service level improvements and implementation strategy – Federal Gas Tax

    July 6, 2010

    V.      

    Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities Report 09-007

    Nov. 9/09

    PW

    Staff to report back on recommendation in Report

     

    W.    

    Area Rating – Citizen’s Forum – Membership Appt.

    Nov. 25/09

     

    January, 2010

     

    X.      

    Opportunities to increase parking through the addition of lots/properties to be procured through funds from parking revenue in Stoney Creek and Ancaster

    January 11, 2010

    Economic Development and Planning

     

     

    Y.       

    Golden Horseshoe Innovation Centre:  Building an Entrepreneurial Community (PED10013)

    Referred Back

    January 11, 2010

     

     

     

    Z.       

    One Third  Expense Allowance for Council

     

     

    To be revisited each term of Council