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Council Agenda for January 24, 2007

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City of Hamilton

Wednesday, January 24, 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.      ADDED COMMUNICATION

     

    5.9    Correspondence from Carmen Chiaravalle respecting inclusion of land for development through the GRIDS process

     

                       Recommendation:       Be received

     

    2.      COMMITTEE REPORTS

     

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

     

    6.5    Board of Health Report 07-001, January 22, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    6.6    City of Hamilton Licensing Committee Report 07-001, January 18, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

     

     

    3.      MOTIONS/NOTICE OF MOTIONS

     

    7.2    Motion by Councillor Pasuta respecting resignation from Conservation Halton

     

    8.1    Notice of Motion by Councillor McHattie respecting Reduction of Parkland Dedication fees for Non-Profit Housing Seniors Housing – 37 Strathcona Avenue North

     

    8.2    Notice of Motion by Councillor Powers respecting amendment to 12 of Planning and Economic Development Committee Report 04-007 respecting Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board closures – Surplus Sites to be considered for acquisition, Phase 2 

     

    4.      PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

     

              10.2  Personnel Matter (no copy)

     

    5.      BY-LAW LISTING

  2. Declaration of Interest 
  3. Declaration of Interest

    3.1      International Day of Commemoration in memory of victims and survivors of the Holocaust

     

    3.2       Trivia Game Presentation

     

     3.3      Wismer Award for Excellence in High School Coaching

     

  4. Minutes of the meeting of City Council held on: 4.1       January 10, 2007
  5. Communications

    5.1     Correspondence from Dennis Darby, Stewardship Ontario, Gemma Zecchini, Waste Diversion Ontario respecting third quarterly payment for 2006 to assist with residential Blue box recycling program

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.2     Correspondence from The Honourable Donna Cansfield, Minister of Transportation respecting licence plate for veterans who served in World War II or in Korean War

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.3     Correspondence from The Honourable Jim Watson, Minister of Health Promotion respecting funding of the Ontario Heart Health Program

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

     5.4      Correspondence from Joy McLeod, Deputy Chief, Emergency Management Ontario respecting internal program review

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.5      Correspondence from The Honourable George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care respecting land ambulance services and funding adjustments

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.6     Correspondence from The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities respecting federal funding assistance to introduce a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System

     

              Recommendation:    Referred to the General Manager of Public Works for action

     

    5.7     Correspondence from Lorne Langdon, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care respecting approval of 2006/07 Budget and Operating Plan Review for Alcohol, Drug and gambling Services (Substance Abuse program and Problem Gambling Program)

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.8      Correspondence from The Honourable Mary Anne chambers, Minister of Children and Youth Services respecting Income test for Child Care Fee Subsidies 

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.9    Correspondence from Carmen Chiaravalle respecting inclusion of land for development through the GRIDS process

     

                       Recommendation:       Be received

     

  6. STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS
  7. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

    10.1    Matter respecting Solicitor/Client Privilege

    10.2     Personnel Matter (no copy)

  8. ADJOURNMENT
  9. 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