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Council Agenda for March 28, 2007

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City of Hamilton

Wednesday, March 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

    The noted items were added to the Agenda.

    Please refer to the appropriate section of the Agenda.

     

    1.      COMMUNICATIONS

     

    5.14  Correspondence from the Honourable Greg Sorbara, Minister of Finance respecting the one-time grant of $12,000,000 to the City of Hamilton for the 2007 budget pressures

     

                       Recommendation:       Be received

     

    5.15  Correspondence from Mary Wademan, Office Manager, Ontario General Contractors Association respecting Item 19 of the Audit and Administration Committee Report 07-004 which is Item 6.3 on tonight’s agenda.

     

                       Recommendation:       Be received.

     

     

    2.      COMMITTEE REPORTS

     

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

     

    6.6    Board of Health Report 07-003, March 26, 2007

     

    6.7    Committee of the Whole Report 07-011, March 26, 2007

     

    6.8    Committee of the Whole, Shareholders Report 07-012, March 27, 2007

     

     

    3.      MOTIONS

     

    7.7    Motion by Councillor McHattie respecting Liquor License, Joya Sushi, 1630 Main Street West

     

    7.8    Motion by Councillor Whitehead to Re-establish the Accessible Transit Services (ATS) Review Task Force

     

     

    4.      PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL (NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION)

     

    10.3  Labour Relations Matter (Verbal) - Withdrawn

     

    10.4  Added Private and Confidential issue concerning a personal matter respecting an identifiable individual

     

              10.5  Proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal or local board purposes (PED07048(a)/FCS07042)

     

    Added Items 10.4 and 10.5 are renumbered to 10.3 and 10.4 respectively.

     

      

    5.      BY-LAW LISTING

     

     

    6.      TYPOGRAPHICAL ERROR

     

              Planning and Economic Development Committee Report 07005, Item 22, subsection (e), second line, Waterdown North to read Waterdown.

     

     

  2. Declaration of Interest
  3. Ceremonial Activities

    3.1       Presentation – Water for Life Walk-A-Thon

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

    4.1       February 28, 2007

  5. Communications

    5.1      Correspondence from Grand River Conservation Authority respecting 2007 Budget and Levy Meeting

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.2      Correspondence from Grand River Conservation Authority respecting 2006 Auditor’s Report and Financial Statements and 2007 Budget and Supporting Information

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.3      Correspondence from Conservation Halton respecting 2007 Budget and 2007 Municipal Levy

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.4      Correspondence from Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority respecting 2007 Current and Capital Budget Levy

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.5     Correspondence from J.P. Dutra, Industry Task Force II on 2,4-D Research Data respecting pesticides

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the Pesticides Sub-Committee

     

    5.6     Correspondence from the Region of Niagara respecting “The Vineland Renaissance Project: Establishment of the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.7      Correspondence from Ontario Forestry Coalition respecting Proposed Species at Risk Legislation

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.8      AMO Alert – AMO Releases Rural-Northern Discussion Paper

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.9      Correspondence from the Township of Melancthon objecting to the Grand River Conservation Authorities budget increase

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.10  Correspondence from Al Frisina, Frisina Group respecting New Official Plan for the Rural Hamilton

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.11   Correspondence from Aldo DeSantis, Multi-area Developments Inc. respecting GRIDS and the Rural Official Plan

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.12   Correspondence from the Honourable Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, respecting Red Hill Valley Parkway and the Lincoln Alexander Parkway

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.13   Correspondence from J. Filippetto on behalf of Flamborough Centre residents respecting flooding issues

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.14  Correspondence from the Honourable Greg Sorbara, Minister of Finance respecting the one-time grant of $12,000,000 to the City of Hamilton for the 2007 budget pressures

     

                       Recommendation:       Be received

     

    5.15  Correspondence from Mary Wademan, Office Manager, Ontario General Contractors Association respecting Item 19 of the Audit and Administration Committee Report 07-004 which is Item 6.3 on tonight’s agenda.

     

                       Recommendation:       Be received.

     

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

    10.1    Minutes of the Closed Session meeting of February 28, 2007

     

                10.2    Labour Relations Matter

     

                10.3    Labour Relations Matter

     

    10.3  Labour Relations Matter (Verbal) - Withdrawn

     

    10.4  Added Private and Confidential issue concerning a personal matter respecting an identifiable individual

     

              10.5  Proposed or pending acquisition of land for municipal or local board purposes (PED07048(a)/FCS07042)

     

    Added Items 10.4 and 10.5 are renumbered to 10.3 and 10.4 respectively.

     

  9. 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