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Council Agenda for October 24, 2007

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City of Hamilton

Wednesday, October 24, 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.      ADDED COMMUNICATIONS

     

    5.13  Petition received to be added as Communication Item 5.13 respecting Item 7 of the Economic Development and Planning Committee report

     

                        Recommendation:       Be received

     

    5.14  Correspondence from Susan Lathan, Deputy Clerk, Regional Municipality of Halton respecting Waterdown/Aldershot Transportation master Plan Phase 2 Study Update

     

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

     

    5.15  Correspondence from Tim Hudak, MPP elect, Niagara West-Glanbrook requesting that Mt. Albion Road remain open for three years

     

              Recommendation:       Be received

     

    5.16  Correspondence from Julie Brezden on behalf of the Mount Albion Road Concerned Citizens Committee requesting a moratorium on the permanent closure of Mount Albion Road

     

              Recommendation:       Be received

     

    5.17  Petition from Cal DiFalco respecting time restrictions for truck traffic on Fruitland Road

     

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

     

    5.18  Correspondence from Patrick Daly, Chairperson, Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic School Board respecting proposed closure of Mt. Albion Road

     

              Recommendation:       Be received

     

     

     

     

    2.      COMMITTEE REPORTS “TO BE DISTRIBUTED”

     

    6.2    Economic Development and Planning Committee Report 07-018, October 16, 2007

     

    6.5    Board of Health Report 07-010, October 22, 2007

     

    3.      BY-LAW LISTING

     

  2. Declaration of Interest
  3. Ceremonial Activities
  4. Minutes of the meeting of City Council held on:

    4.1       October 10, 2007

  5. Communications

    5.1      Correspondence from Bill Thompson respecting Area Rating

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.2      Correspondence from Reverend Brothers Michael Baldasaro and Walter Tucker respecting locating City Hall to the Stelco Tower

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.3      Correspondence from Grant Thornton respecting transitioning of City of Hamilton Audit Team Responsibilities

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

                Note:   This correspondence has also been received by the Audit and Administration Committee

     

    5.4      Correspondence from Municipality of Brockton requesting the Province revisit funding formula for Conservation Authorities

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.5      Correspondence from Mayor David Miller, City of Toronto respecting call for the Government of Canada to share the equivalent of one cent of the GST with municipalities across Canada

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.6     Correspondence from The Corporation of the Township of Brock in the Regional Municipality of Durham respecting pulp and paper biosolids

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.7      Correspondence from the Township of North Dumfries respecting increasing the fees and royalties charged to aggregate operators

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.8      Correspondence from the Corporation of the Township of Burpee and Mills respecting loss of municipal funding to provincial tax rebate programs

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.9      Correspondence from the Township of Wellington North respecting reducing the lead sampling requirements for small municipal water systems proportionately to the number of samples required for larger municipalities of 100,000 or more

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.10    Petition submitted by Mrs. E.A. Nates signed by residents concerned with the increase of traffic at Upper Ottawa and Mohawk

     

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

     

    5.11    Correspondence from Gordon Froats respecting Mount Albion Road Closure (Reference to Item 7 of Public Works Committee Report 07-013)

     

                Recommendation:  Be received.

     

    5.12   Correspondence from Kenneth Alford respecting Mount Albion Road Closure By-law (Reference to Item 7 of Public Works Committee Report 07-013)

     

                Recommendation:  Be received.

     

     

    5.13 Petition received to be added as Communication Item 5.13 respecting Item 7 of the Economic Development and Planning Committee report

     

                        Recommendation:       Be received

     

    5.14 Correspondence from Susan Lathan, Deputy Clerk, Regional Municipality of Halton respecting Waterdown/Aldershot Transportation master Plan Phase 2 Study Update

     

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

     

    5.15  Correspondence from Tim Hudak, MPP elect, Niagara West-Glanbrook requesting that Mt. Albion Road remain open for three years

     

              Recommendation:       Be received

     

    5.16  Correspondence from Julie Brezden on behalf of the Mount Albion Road Concerned Citizens Committee requesting a moratorium on the permanent closure of Mount Albion Road

     

              Recommendation:       Be received

     

    5.17  Petition from Cal DiFalco respecting time restrictions for truck traffic on Fruitland Road

     

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

     

    5.18 Correspondence from Patrick Daly, Chairperson, Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic School Board respecting proposed closure of Mt. Albion Road

     

              Recommendation:       Be received

     

     

     

     

  6. Committee Reports

                6.1      Public Works Committee Report 07-013, October 15, 2007

     

    6.2     Economic Development & Planning Committee Report 07-018, October 16, 2007 (to be distributed)

     

    6.3       Audit and Administration Committee Report 07-012, October 17, 2007

     

    6.4       Audit and Administration Committee Report 07-013, October 17, 2007 (Special)

     

    6.5       Board of Health Report 07-010, October 22, 2007 (to be distributed)

               

               

  7. NOTICES OF MOTION
  8. STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS
  9. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL 10.1    Matter respecting Labour Relations
  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