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Council Agenda for February 14, 2007

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City of Hamilton

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

 

7:00 p.m.

 

Council Chambers

Hamilton City Hall

71 Main Street West

Hamilton

 

 

Kevin C. Christenson

City Clerk

 

 

 

Please note:      All cellular telephones, pagers and blackberries to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

 

                        Agenda available on-line at www.hamilton.ca

 

 


  1. Approval of Agenda

    CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

     The noted items were added to the Agenda.  Please refer to the appropriate section of the Agenda.

     

    1.      CEREMONIAL ACTIVITIES

     

    The following Ceremonial Activities have been deferred to a future meeting:

     

    3.1    BIA Excellence in Property Awards

    3.2    EDAC 2006 Marketing Canada Awards

    3.3    Driver of the Year Award, Council of Driver Trainers

    3.4    Employee Excellence Awards, Canadian Urban Transit Associa-tion

    3.5    2006 Solid Waste Association of North American Excellence Awards

     

    2.      ADDED COMMUNICATION

     

    5.17       Correspondence from Ken and Penny Scearace respecting closure of Mount Albion Road

                 

                  Recommendation:   Be received

     

    5.18       Correspondence from Donald Watson respecting closure of Mount Albion Road

     

                  Recommendation:   Be received

     

    5.19       Correspondence from Carmen Chiaravalle on behalf of The Twenty Road East Land Owners Group respecting Global Warming and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

     

                  Recommendation:   Be received

     

    5.20       Correspondence from Dr. Patel, President, Fallon Ultrasonics Inc., in support of clean energy via Nuclear Power Plants

     

                  Recommendation:   Be received

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    5.21       Correspondence from Dr. Michael Ivanco, Secretary, Society of Professional Engineers and Associates, expressing opposi- tion to the Moratorium on the Construction of any New Power Plants within the Municipal Boundaries of the City of Hamilton

                  (Petition against Council motion signed by 29 members of the Society)

     

                  Recommendation:   Be received

     

    3.      COMMITTEE REPORTS

     

    The following reports are noted as “to be distributed” on the Council Agenda:

     

    6.6    Committee of the Whole Report 07-004(a), February 12, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    6.7    Selection Committee Report 07-001 (to be distributed)

     

     

    4.      MOTIONS

     

    7.5    Appointment of Councillor B. Bratina to Economic Development and Planning Committee

     

     

    5.      PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

     

    10.2  Matter respecting an identifiable individual

     

     

    6.      BY-LAW LISTING

  2. Declaration of Interest
  3. Ceremonial Activities 

    3.1       BIA Excellence in Property Awards

     

    3.2       EDAC 2006 Marketing Canada Awards

     

    3.3       Driver of the Year Award, Council of Driver Trainers

     

    3.4       Employee Excellence Awards, Canadian Urban Transit Association

     

    3.5       2006 Solid Waste Association of North America Excellence Awards

  4. Minutes of the meeting of City Council held on: 4.1       January 24, 2007
  5. Communications 

    5.1      AMO Communication Alert respecting Comments and Support for AMO/AMRC Discussion Paper on Strengthening Extended Producer Responsibilities for Ontario’s Blue Box

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the General Manager of Public Works for a report to the Public Works Committee

     

    5.2      News Release from the Mayors and Regional Chairs GTAH requesting endorsement of resolution to resolve the chronic and increasing shortage of Justices of the Peace

     

                Recommendation:    Be endorsed

     

    5.3    Resolution from The Township of Lanark Highlands respecting regulations regarding the use of Off-Road Vehicles

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.4      Resolution from The Town of Newmarket respecting amendments to the Highway Traffic Act respecting regulations and standards as required regarding school area and school crossing zone signage

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.5      Resolution from The Town of Minto respecting exemption of Royal Canadian Legions from the education portion of property taxes

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.6     Resolution from the Corporation of the Municipality of Arran-Elderslie respecting wind turbines

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the General Manager of Public Works for a report to the Public Works Committee.

     

    5.7     Correspondence from Glenda Gies, Waste Diversion Ontario respecting Marketing of Blue Box Materials

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.8     Correspondence from the Honourable Donna Cansfield, Minister of Transportation respecting provincial gas tax funding and its use towards the implementation of Hamilton’s proposed BRT system

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.9     Correspondence from Ted Broadway, chair, The Citizens Panel on Increasing Organ Donations respecting public consultations across the Province

     

    Recommendation:    Be referred to the Board of Health for discussion

     

    5.10    Correspondence from Jack Gibbons, Chair, Ontari Clean Air Alliance respecting Nanticoke coal-fired power plant

     

                            Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.11    Correspondence from Messrs. Peter George, Don Pether, Roy Adams, Hamilton civic Coalition respecting city’s approach to Economic Development

     

    Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the General Manager of Planning and Economic Development for a report to the Economic Development and Planning Committee

     

    5.12    Correspondence from Martyn Wash, Organization of CANDU Industries respecting Moratorium on the construction of any new Nuclear Power Plants within the Municipal Boundaries of the City of Hamilton

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.13   Correspondence from Roger Pride respecting Moratorium on the construction of any new Nuclear Power Plants within the Municipal Boundaries of the City of Hamilton

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.14    Correspondence from E. Clarke Miller respecting Moratorium on the construction of any new Nuclear Power Plants within the Municipal Boundaries of the City of Hamilton

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.15   Correspondence from Donna Lee Macdonald, Hamilton Artist’s Inc requesting advance of Future Fund Grant monies for Feasibility Study

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the General Manager of Finance and Corporate Services for a report to Committee of the Whole

     

    5.16    FCM 70th Annual Conference and Municipal Expo – Nomination of Council member

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.17     Correspondence from Ken and Penny Scearace respecting closure of Mount Albion Road

     

    Recommendation:   Be received

     

    5.18      Correspondence from Donald Watson respecting closure of Mount Albion Road

     

                  Recommendation:   Be received

     

    5.19      Correspondence from Carmen Chiaravalle on behalf of The Twenty Road East Land Owners Group respecting Global Warming and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

     

                  Recommendation:   Be received

     

    5.20     Correspondence from Dr. Patel, President, Fallon Ultrasonics Inc., in support of clean energy via Nuclear Power Plants

     

                  Recommendation:   Be received

     

     5.21      Correspondence from Dr. Michael Ivanco, Secretary, Society of Professional Engineers and Associates, expressing opposition to the Moratorium on the Construction of any New Power Plants within the Municipal Boundaries of the City of Hamilton   

     

               Recommendation:   Be received

     

  6. NOTICES OF MOTION
  7. STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS
  8. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

    10.1    Matter respecting an Identifiable Individual

     

    10.2  Matter respecting an identifiable individual

     

  9. BY-LAWS By-laws
  10. ADJOURNMENT
  11. OUTSTANDING BUSINESS

     

     

    Issue

    Date Action Initiated

    Lead Dept/Div

    Status

    Agenda Item

    A.  

    Policing Costs

    March 23/05

    Police Services

    Referred to Police Services for comment and report back to Council

    Council communication Item 5.1

    B.  

    BIOX

    April 12, 2006

    Planning

    Tabled by Council

    Item 17 PED06-004