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Council Agenda for February 28, 2007

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City of Hamilton

Wednesday, February 28, 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.      COMMUNICATIONS

     

    5.4    Correspondence from Patrick McMahon, Union Gas respecting Franchise Approval and Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity – Ontario Energy Board Decisions/Orders

     

    Recommendation to be amended as follows:

     

    Corporate and Administration Committee to be deleted and Audit and Administration Committee inserted in lieu thereof.

     

    5.8    Added Council Communication from Grand River Conservation Authority respecting Grand River Conservation Authority General Levy

     

    Recommendation:       Be referred to Committee of the Whole for budget deliberations.

     

     

    2.      COMMITTEE REPORTS

     

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

     

    6.4    Economic Development & Planning Committee Report 07-004, February 20, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    6.5    Board of Health Report 07-002, February 26, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    6.6    Committee of the Whole Report 07-006, February 26, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    6.7    Committee of the Whole Report 07-008, February 28, 2007 (to be distributed)

     


     

    3.      PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL (NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION)

     

    10.1  Typographical error – January 14, 2007 should read January 24, 2007

     

    10.3  Closed Session Minutes of February 20, 2007

     

    10.4  OMB Litigation Matter

     

    10.5  Matter respecting Solicitor Client Privilege

    Economic Development and Planning Committee Report 07-004, Information Item (x) (PED07048) (previously distributed to Council)

     

              10.6  Personal Matter respecting an Identifiable Individual

     

    4.      BY-LAW LISTING

  2. Declaration of Interest
  3. Ceremonial Activities

    3.1       Recognition of Saphia Khambalia

     

    3.2       BIA Excellence in Property Awards

     

    3.3       EDAC 2006 Marketing Canada Awards

     

          3.4       Heritage Property Designations

  4. Minutes of the meeting of City Council held on: 

    4.1      February 15, 2007

     

    4.2       February 20, 2007 (special meeting)

     

  5. Communications

    5.1     Resolution from the City of Stratford requesting support of the recommendations made by Perth County Coalition Against Poverty

     

               Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council.

     

    5.2      Resolution from the Township of Scugog respecting Joint Emergency Preparedness Program funding formula

     

               Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council.

     

    5.3     Alert from the Ontario Good Roads Association respecting The Weather Network on Basic Cable

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.4       Correspondence from Patrick McMahon, Union Gas respecting Franchise Approval and Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity – Ontario Energy Board Decisions/Orders

     

                Recommendation:    Be referred to the City Solicitor for review and a report to the Corporate Administration Committee.

     

    Recommendation to be amended as follows:

     

    Corporate and Administration Committee to be deleted and Audit and Administration Committee inserted in lieu thereof.

     

    5.5    Correspondence from Alice Johnson, PITCH-IN ONTARIO respecting in appreciation for financial support received

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.6      Correspondence from Tim Nolan, Chair, Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities respecting lack of use of Barrier Free Design Standards

     

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

     

    5.7      Correspondence from Tim Nolan, Chair, Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities respecting extension of public transportation hours for persons with disabilities using the specialized transit system

     

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

     

    5.8    Added Council Communication from Grand River Conservation Authority respecting Grand River Conservation Authority General Levy

     

    Recommendation:       Be referred to Committee of the Whole for budget deliberations.

     

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

    10.1    Minutes of Closed Session Meeting January 14, 2007

     

    10.2    Minutes of Closed Session Meeting February 15, 2007

     

  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