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Council Agenda for November 14, 2007

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City of Hamilton

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

 

7:00 p.m.

Albion Room

Hamilton Convention Centre

 

 

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.      MINUTES

     

                4.2       Minutes of the November 6, 2007 meeting of City Council

     

    2.      COMMITTEE REPORTS “TO BE DISTRIBUTED”

     

    6.2       Economic Development & Planning Committee Report 07-019, November 6, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    6.5       Committee of the Whole Report 07-030, November 12, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    3.      PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

     

                10.2    OMB Litigation – SCUBE – verbal presentation

                10.3    ATU Negotiations Update – verbal presentation

     

    4.      BY-LAW LISTING

     

  2. Declaration of Interest
  3. Ceremonial Activities

    3.1       Blackout Challenge

     

    3.2       SWANA Awards

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

    4.1       October 24, 2007

    4.2      November 6, 2007 (special) (to be distributed)

  5. Communications

    5.1      Correspondence from Dean Allison, MP, Niagara West-Glanbrook respecting needs assessment Study for proposed Pickering Airport

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.2      Correspondence from Ray Chenier, Manitoulin-Sudbury respecting review of the maximum OW/ODSP shelter component

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.3      Petition from residents of Arcade Crescent respecting second driveway for 95 Arcade Crescent

     

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

     

    5.4      Correspondence from Doug Duke, Heritage Green Community Trust respecting grant to the city of Hamilton for Mud Street Median Beautification Project

     

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

     

    5.5      Correspondence from Ed Robinson, CTV respecting auditions for Canadian Idol, Season 6

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.6      Correspondence from Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology in appreciation for the $1.5 million contribution towards the STARRT Institute (Skilled Trades & Apprenticeship Research, Resources and Training) in Stoney Creek

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the Hamilton Future Fund Board for information

     

    5.7      Correspondence from Ken Phillips, Conservation Halton advising that the Conservation Halton 2008 Budget will be presented to the Board of Directors on November 29, 2007

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.8     Correspondence from Madeleine Levy requesting financial contribution towards initiatives commemorating Holocaust Education Week and International Day of Holocaust Remembrance

               

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.9       Correspondence from Charlotte Gravlev, Region of Peel respecting Resolution regarding Social Housing Financing

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

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

    10.1    Closed Session Minutes of October 24, 2007

    10.2    OMB Litigation – SCUBE – verbal presentation

    10.3    ATU Negotiations Update – verbal presentation

     

  10. BY-LAWS

    By-laws

  11. ADJOURNMENT
  12. 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. 

    Sanitary Sewer

    Construction West 5th Street

    Sept.

    26/07

     

    Tabled by Council

    Subsection (e) of Item 17, Public Works Report 07-011