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Council Agenda for August 12, 2010

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City of Hamilton

Thursday, August 12, 2010

 

9:30 a.m.

 

Council Chambers

Hamilton City Hall

2nd floor

71 Main Street West

Hamilton, Ontario

 

 

Rose Caterini

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

     

    CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

    The noted items were added to the Agenda.

    Please refer to the appropriate section of the Agenda.

     

    1.      COMMUNICATIONS

     

    5.18    Submission by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club which includes over 3,000 registered comments to the Go East Mountain site

     

    Note:   Due to bulk is available for perusal in the City Clerk’s office as well as on the City’s Website www.hamilton.ca

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.19    Correspondence from Peter O’Hagan respecting Confederation Park site for stadium

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.20    Correspondence from Julia Kollek, Environment Hamilton respecting Cold Spring Creek Valley in Ward 13 to be considered for inclusion in the Ontario’s Greenbelt

     

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

     

    5.21    Letter of resignation of Murray Charlton, Hamilton’s citizen appointee to the Conservation Halton

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.22    Correspondence from Ontario Ombudsman’s Office respecting Ombudsman’s Review of the Committee of the Whole Meeting on February 18, 2010

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

     

    2.      COMMITTEE REPORTS

     

    6.1       Economic Development and Planning Committee Report 10-016, August 9, 2010

     

    6.2       Committee of the Whole Report 10-022, August 10, 2010

     

                6.3       Licensing Tribunal Report 10-006, August 11, 2010

     

     

    3.      BY-LAW LISTING

     

  2. DECLARATION OF INTEREST
  3. CEREMONIAL ACTIVITIES
  4. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING

    4.1       July 8, 2010

  5. COMMUNICATIONS

    5.1       Correspondence from Tony D’Amario, P.Eng. CAO/Secretary-Treasurer, Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority, dated July 22, 2010, respecting 2009 Financial Statements

     

    Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the General Manager of Finance and Corporate Services for review.

     

    5.2       Correspondence from Fred Hahn, President, CUPE Ontario and Tracy Saarikoski, President, Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care, dated July 9, 2010, respecting Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

     

    Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.3       Correspondence from L. Watkins, dated July 8, 2010, respecting Application #fL/A09341 – IBI Group Addressing Concerns with the Application for a Minor Variance for 459 Fifth Concession West, Millgrove, Ontario

     

                            Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.4      Correspondence from the Honourable Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, dated July 2, 2010, respecting the Public Health Research, Education and Development (PHRED) Program Ceasing on December 31, 2010

     

                            Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.5       Correspondence from Mike McDonald, President and Chair, Ronald McDonald House Hamilton, dated June 28, 2010, Appreciation to the City of Hamilton for the Provision of Land for the Expansion of the Ronald McDonald House

     

                            Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.6       Correspondence from Kevin Bain, Regional Clerk, Niagara Region, dated July 16, 2010, respecting Niagara Peninsula Rail Service Expansion Class – Environmental Assessment (EA) Study and Preliminary Design

     

                            Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.7       Correspondence from Angela Morgan, City Clerk, City of Burlington, dated July 21, 2010, respecting a Resolution that Requests the Province of Ontario to Cover All Appeal Costs to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) for Growth Plan Conformity

     

                            Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.8       Correspondence from Mayor R. Bonnette, Town of Halton Hills, dated June 30, 2010, respecting a Resolution that Requests the Province of Ontario to Cover All Appeal Costs to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) for Growth Plan Conformity

     

     Recommendation:   For the consideration of Council

     

    5.9       Correspondence from Janice Mundell, Director of Marketing, Mohawk Shared Services Inc., dated July 12, 2010, respecting the Planting of a Commemorative Tree in a Park in the City of Hamilton

     

                Recommendation:    Be received and referred to the General Manager of Public Works for the appropriate action.

     

    5.10    Correspondence from Carolyn Downs, City Clerk, Corporation of the City of Kingston, dated June 16, 2010, respecting a Proposed Moratorium on the Closure of Prison Farms

     

    Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.11    Correspondence from Denis Lemelin, National President, Canadian Union of Postal Workers, dated June 28, 2010, respecting the Canadian Postal Service Charter and the Future

     

               Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council.

     

    5.12    Correspondence from Andrea D. Fay, Clerk, Corporation of the Town of Midland, dated June 30, 2010, respecting the Residential Tenancies Act

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.13    Correspondence from the Corporation of the Town of Atikokan, dated June 14, 2010, respecting a Review of the Off-Roads Vehicle Act to include Utility Vehicles (UTV’s)

     

                Recommendation:    For the consideration of Council

     

    5.14    Correspondence from Carl Slater, Director, Ontario Water Resources Act, Ministry of the Environment, dated July 30, 2010, respecting a Notice of a Proposed Report regarding the Ontario Water Resources Act, s.62(1)

     

    Recommendation: Be received and referred to the General Manager of the Public Works Department and the General Manager of the Planning and Economic Development Department for appropriate action.

     

    5.15    Report, dated June 15, 2010, by Earl D. Basse, Integrity Commissioner respecting Complaint of Misconduct against Councillor Tom Jackson

     

                Recommendation:    Be received for Information

     

    5.16    Report, dated June 15, 2010, by Earl D. Basse, Integrity Commissioner respecting Complaint of Misconduct against Councillor Lloyd Ferguson

     

                Recommendation:    Be received for Information

     

    5.17    Report, dated June 15, 2010, by Earl D. Basse, Integrity Commissioner, respecting Complaint of Contravention of Code of Conduct against Councillor Terry Whitehead

     

    Recommendation:    Be received for Information

     

    5.18    Submission by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club which includes over 3,000 registered comments to the Go East Mountain site

     

    Note:   Due to bulk is available for perusal in the City Clerk’s office as well as on the City’s Website www.hamilton.ca

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.19    Correspondence from Peter O’Hagan respecting Confederation Park site for stadium

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.20    Correspondence from Julia Kollek, Environment Hamilton respecting Cold Spring Creek Valley in Ward 13 to be considered for inclusion in the Ontario’s Greenbelt

     

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

     

    5.21    Letter of resignation of Murray Charlton, Hamilton’s citizen appointee to the Conservation Halton

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.22    Correspondence from Ontario Ombudsman’s Office respecting Ombudsman’s Review of the Committee of the Whole Meeting on February 18, 2010

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

     

     

  6. NOTICES OF MOTION
  7. STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS
  8. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL
  9. ADJOURNMENT
  10. OUTSTANDING BUSINESS

     

    Issue

    Date Action Initiated

    Lead Dept/Div

    Status

    Agenda Item

    A.  

    Removal of trucks from Centennial Parkway Access, from King Street to Mud Street

     

    June 9, 2010

     

    Deferred

    Sub-section (b)(i)(4) of Item 3 of Public Works Committee Report 10-008