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Council Agenda July 11, 2007

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City of Hamilton

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

 

Following Committee of the Whole

 

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.


  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 COMMUNICATIONS

     

    5.10    Correspondence from The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Lawrence Cannon respecting possible locations for a new VIA Rail Station in Hamilton

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.11    Correspondence from Barb Joy respecting availability of badminton courts in Stoney Creek

     

    Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the General Manager of Community Services for a report to the Emergency and Community Services Committee

     

    5.12    AMO Communication Alert respecting “Province Proclaims the Clean Water Act – Municipal government Action is Required”

     

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

     

    2.      COMMITTEE REPORTS “TO BE DISTRIBUTED”

     

    6.1       Economic Development and Planning Committee Report 07-013, July 9, 2007

     

    6.2       Board of Health Report 07-007, July 11, 2006

     

    6.3       Committee of the Whole Report 07-022, July 10, 2007

     

    6.4       Committee of the Whole Report 07-023, July 11, 2007

     

                6.5       Selection Committee Report 07-002, July 6, 2007

     

    3.      MOTIONS

     

    7.1 (a/b)     Appointment of citizen members to various Committees

     

    7.2              Liquor License, Charlie West, 1686 Main Street West (Reference No. 812836)

     

    7.3              Liquor License, Leaf's Sports Bar & Grill/Khouri Fine Foods, 1837 Main Street West (AGCO Ref. # 200594)

     

     

    4.      BY-LAW LISTING

     

  2. Declaration of Interest
  3. Ceremonial Activities None
  4. Minutes of the meeting of City Council held on: 4.1       June 27, 2007
  5. Communications

    5.1      Correspondence from Mayor Hector MacMillan, Trent Hill requesting council’s endorsement of the efforts of the Canadian Advocates for Tax Awareness working towards the creation of a more fair and equitable system of property taxation in Ontario

     

                Recommendation:    Be endorsed

     

    5.2      Correspondence from Assistant Deputy Minister Ruth Hawkins, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care respecting level of cost sharing for the Public Health Research Education and Development Program

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.3      Correspondence from Monika Turner, Director, Public Health Standards Branch respecting City Council’s review of the Ontario Public Health Standards

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.4      Correspondence from the Honourable Minister of Health Promotion, Jim Watson respecting provincial government’s commitment of $109,035 to the Public Health Services for Healthy Living Hamilton for the period January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.5      Correspondence from the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Donna Cansfield respecting Southern Ontario Gateway Council

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.6      Resolution from United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry respecting separation of farmland and managed forest component from the Ontario Municipal Partnership Fund

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.7      Correspondence from Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority respecting appointment to the Source Protection Committee – Niagara Peninsula Source Protection Area

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.8     Correspondence from J.P. Dutra, Industry Task Force II on 2, 4-D Research Data respecting release of “Proposed Acceptability for Continued Regisration for the Agriculture, Forestry, Aquatic and Industrial Site uses of 2,4-D” 

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the Medical Officer of Health

     

    5.9      Correspondence from Stephanie Strudwick, Chair, Concerned Citizens for Safer neighbourhoods requesting Council’s support of “Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods Act” for the Province of Ontario

     

                Recommendation:    Be endorsed

     

    5.10   Correspondence from The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Lawrence Cannon respecting possible locations for a new VIA Rail Station in Hamilton

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.11    Correspondence from Barb Joy respecting availability of badminton courts in Stoney Creek

     

    Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the General Manager of Community Services for a report to the Emergency and Community Services Committee

     

    5.12    AMO Communication Alert respecting “Province Proclaims the Clean Water Act – Municipal government Action is Required”

     

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

     

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

    10.1    Closed Session Minutes of June 13, 2007

     

    10.2    Closed Session Minutes of June 27, 2007

     

  9. ADJOURNMENT
  10. 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