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Council Agenda for May 16, 2007

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City of Hamilton

Wednesday, May 16, 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.

    CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

     

    1.         CEREMONIAL ACTIVITIES

     

    3.2       Storm Event Response Group (SERG) Awards

     

    At the request of the delegation, this presentation will be rescheduled to a future Council meeting.

     

     

    2.         ADDED COMMUNICATIONS

     

    5.19    Correspondence from The Honourable Premier of Ontario, Dalton McGuinty respecting City Council’s support of the resolution of the Hamilton District labour Council and the Canadian Auto Workers regarding the Canadian Manufacturing Sector

                           

    Recommendation:    Be received

               

    5.20    Correspondence from Mark Noskiewicz, Goodmans, Barristers and Solicitors respecting City of Hamilton’s Response to the Provincial Draft Decision on the Rural Hamilton Official Plan, meeting of the May 8th Economic Development and Planning Committee meeting

                           

    Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.21    Correspondence from Russell Cheeseman, Russell D. Cheeseman, Barrister and Solicitor respecting Proposed Official Plan for Rural Hamilton

                           

    Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.22    Correspondence from the Clerk, Kimberley Kitteringham, Markam respecting GTASA Airport Taxi/Limousine Issue

     

                            Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.23    Correspondence from  Richard Lewis, Paletta International Corporation respecting Proposed Official Plan for Rural Hamilton.

     

                            Recommendation:    Be received

     

     

     

     

     

    3.         REPORTS TO BE DISTRIBUTED

     

    6.3       Economic Development and Planning Committee Report 07-009, May 8, 2007

     

    6.6       Committee of the Whole Report 07-014, May 10, 2007

     

    6.7       Committee of the Whole Report 07-015, May 11, 2007

     

    6.8       Committee of the Whole Report 07-016, May 14, 2007

               

    6.9       Committee of the Whole Report 07-017, May 16, 2007

     

     

    4.         MOTIONS

     

                7.5       Appointments to Hamilton Future Fund Board of Governors

     

                7.6       Appointment to the Accountability and Transparency Sub-Committee

     

                7.7       Social Housing Services Corporation Board of Directors

     

     

    5.         BY-LAW LISTING

     

     

  2. Declaration of Interest
  3. Ceremonial Activities

    3.1       Presentation to Taylor Ormond, Ontario Tennis Association Provincial Championship

     

    3.2       Storm Event Response Group (SERG) Awards

     

    3.3       Lister Block Working Group Recognition

     

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

    4.1       April 25, 2007

     

  5. Communications

    5.1    Correspondence from Monika Turner, Director, Public health Standards Branch, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care respecting proposed Ontario Public Health Standards

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.2     Correspondence from the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Donna Cansfield respecting provincial funding for the Red Hill Valley Parkway.

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.3    Correspondence from AMO respecting Ontario Forest Industries Association – Position on Bill 184 – An Act to Protect Species at Risk

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

     5.4       Correspondence from Chris Firth-Eagland, Chair, Hamilton Conservation Authority respecting shortfall in Provincial Transfer Payments to Conservation Authorities

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.5    Petition and presentation materials submitted by Kenneth J. Alford respecting Mt. Albion Road Closure Moratorium

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    Note:   Petition was signed by 3,531 citizens and remains in the custody of the City Clerk

     

    5.6      Correspondence from MPAC respecting expansion of property inspection program for 2007

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.7     Alert Communication from AMO respecting Proposed changes to the Waste Diversion Act

     

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

     

    5.8      Correspondence from Don Grant, Superintendent of Business and Treasurer, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board respecting the establishment of a Consultation Committee for Generic School Valuation Framework and the participation of the City on the committee

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.9      Correspondence from AMO respecting Nominations for 2007-2008 AMO Board of Directors

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.10    Correspondence from Hayley Mezei, Canada World Youth respecting support of HIV/AIDS Exchange Program by supplying bus passes for a three month period

     

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

     

    5.11    Correspondence from Deborah Levo, Hamilton Beach Preservation Committee regarding the application for demolition of Dynes Tavern on Beach Boulevard 

     

    Recommendation: Be received and referred to the Economic Development and Planning Committee for discussion.

     

    5.12   Correspondence from The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander respecting nominations for the Ontario Heritage Trust’s Heritage Community Recognition Program – Lister Block Working Group

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.13   Correspondence from the Honourable Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Monte Solberg respecting Residential Rehabilitation Assistance Program budget allocation

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.14   Correspondence from the Honourable Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing John Gerretsen respecting Request for Proposals for the Canada-Ontario Affordable Housing Program and the Hamilton Affordable Housing Partnership Initiative Fund

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.15   Resolution by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Big City Mayors Caucus respecting “Sharing the Wealth for a Strong and Prosperous Canada. 

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.16  Correspondence from FCM respecting the city’s sbmission to the 2007 FCM-CH2M Hill Sustainable Community Awards

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.17   Correspondence from Professor Patricia Daenzer, SISO, respecting Settlement & Integration Services Organization’s (SISO) Auchmar House Proposal – Interest to Purchase

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.18    Correspondence from Elizabeth Gryte, Director, Settlement Programs, Settlement and Intergovernmental Affairs Directorate, Citizenship and Immigration Canada in support of SISO’s proposal to acquire Auchmar

     

                Recommendation:    Be received.

     

    5.19    Correspondence from The Honourable Premier of Ontario, Dalton McGuinty respecting City Council’s support of the resolution of the Hamilton District labour Council and the Canadian Auto Workers regarding the Canadian Manufacturing Sector

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

               

    5.20    Correspondence from Mark Noskiewicz, Goodmans, Barristers and Solicitors respecting City of Hamilton’s Response to the Provincial Draft Decision on the Rural Hamilton Official Plan, meeting of the May 8th Economic Development and Planning Committee meeting

                           

    Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.21    Correspondence from Russell Cheeseman, Russell D. Cheeseman, Barrister and Solicitor respecting Proposed Official Plan for Rural Hamilton

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.22   Correspondence from the Clerk, Kimberley Kitteringham, Markam respecting GTASA Airport Taxi/Limousine Issue

     

                            Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.23    Correspondence from Richard Lewis, Paletta International Corporation respecting Proposed Official Plan for Rural Hamilton.

     

                            Recommendation:    Be received

     

     

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