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Council Agenda for November 28, 2007

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City of Hamilton

Wednesday, November 28, 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.      COMMUNICATIONS

     

    5.18  Correspondence from Burke Austin on behalf of Community Action Parkdale East respecting Bio-solids Master Plan

     

              Recommendation:       For the consideration of Council

     

    5.19  Correspondence from Judith Bishop, Chair, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board respecting safety of students crossing Greenhill Avenue to attend Elizabeth Bagshaw School

     

              Recommendation:       For the consideration of Council

     

    2.      COMMITTEE REPORTS “TO BE DISTRIBUTED”

     

    6.3    Economic Development & Planning Committee Report 07-020, November 22, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    6.4    Board of Health Report 07-011, November 26, 2007) (to be distributed)

     

              Note: Typo on the agenda face page reads Report 06-011

     

    6.5    Committee of the Whole Report 07-033, November 26, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    6.6   Selection Committee Report 07-003, November 22, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

     

    3.      BY-LAW LISTING

     

  2. Declaration of Interest
  3. Ceremonial Activities

    3.1       Excellence in Property Awards

  4. Minutes of the meeting of City Council held on: 4.1       November 14, 2007
  5. Communications

    5.1     Correspondence from Jeffery Feswick, President, Hamilton-Halton Construction Association respecting the City of Hamilton Tendering Liaison Committee

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.2      Correspondence from Karen Davis, Executive Director, Hamilton East Kiwanis Non-Profit Homes Inc. respecting termination of Section 95 operating agreement and replacing with the terms and conditions of the Social Housing Reform Act, 2000

     

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

     

    5.3      Correspondence from Jennifer Shaw, City of Burlington respecting Niagara to GTA Corridor: Status of EA Study and City of Burlington comments

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.4      Correspondence from the Honourable Minister John Gerretsen, former Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing respecting City’s support of brownfield redevelopment

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

     5.5      Correspondence from the Honourable Steven Mahoney, Chair WSIB – Workplace Safety and Insurance board respecting latest social marketing campaign

     

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

     

    5.6      Correspondence from Marlaine Koehler, Executive Director, Waterfront Regeneration Trust respecting support for the creation of a pedestrian crossing over the QEW to the Waterfront Trail and Greenway in east Hamilton

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.7      Correspondence from Helen Hodgson, Ministry of Children and Youth Services respecting Healthy Babies Healthy Children Program and allocated administrative costs

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.8      Correspondence from David Sweet, MP respecting support for motion to have a portion of Cootes Drive renamed the Veterans Memorial Parkway

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.9      Correspondence from Mayor Dave Bronconnier, City of Calgary inviting participation at the Inaugural Association for Commuter Transportation of Canada, November 25th to 28th, 2007

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.10    Correspondence from Phil Hartling, Rogers Home Phone, Rogers Cable Communications Inc. respecting phone service

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

      

    5.11    Correspondence from City of Waterloo respecting Use and Sale of Cosmetic Chemical Pesticides

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

     5.12   Correspondence from Mark Strongman, Ancaster Little League respecting the City of Hamilton hosting the 2010 Canadian little League Championships

     

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

     

    5.13   Correspondence from Howard Hampton, MPP, Leader, Ontario New Democratic Party respecting dedication of one cent of the Goods and Services Tax to new funding for municipality

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.14   Correspondence from Municipality of Morris-Turnberry requesting the Province provide rebate for tire disposal

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.15    Correspondence from the Honourable Minister of Transport, Lawrence Cannon respecting Needs Assessment Study for the proposed Pickering Airport

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.16    Correspondence from Brad Gautreau, Friends of the Eramosa Karst respecting buffer zone to protect the Eramosa Karst and request for an extension to the 90 day moratorium on the planning process

     

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

     

    5.17   Petition submitted by Diane Sprules respecting Discontinuation of Water Fluoridation

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the Board of Health

     

    5.18  Correspondence from Burke Austin on behalf of Community Action Parkdale East respecting Bio-solids Master Plan

     

              Recommendation:       For the consideration of Council

     

    5.19  Correspondence from Judith Bishop, Chair, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board respecting safety of students crossing Greenhill Avenue to attend Elizabeth Bagshaw School

     

              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 November 14, 2007

     

    10.2    Subject matter pertains to labour relations or employee negotiations respecting ATU

     

    10.3    Subject matter pertains to labour relations or employee negotiations respecting CUPE

     

    10.4    Subject matter pertains to litigation before the Ontario Municipal Board respecting a development proposal for 125 Wilson Street West, Ancaster

  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