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Council Agenda for August 16, 2013

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City of Hamilton

Friday, August 16, 2013

9:30 a.m.

Council Chambers
City Hall
71 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario

R. Caterini
City Clerk

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  1. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

     

    1.         ADDED COMMUNICATIONS

     

    5.8       Correspondence from the Robert Land Community Association requesting the waiving of development charges and parkland dedication charges.

     

    Recommendation:   Be referred to the General Manager of Finance and Corporate Services for a report back to the Audit, Finance, and Administration Committee

     

                5.9          Correspondence from Wood Bull LLP on behalf of Dakota Shopping Centres Ltd. And SmartCentres Inc. respecting Heritage Highlands Corporation – Applications for Official Plan Amendment and Zoning By-law Amendment for Lands Located at 512 Highland Road West (Stoney Creek) (PED13131) 

     

                         Recommendation:          Be received

     

    2.         ADDED NOTICES OF MOTION

     

                8.1       Emergency Communications and Information Dissemination

     

                8.2       Mobile Urban Park Initiative

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

    4.1         July 12, 2013

  5. COMMUNICATIONS

    5.1       Correspondence from Newalta Corporation responding to the request for an extension of public comment period.

     

                            Recommendation:   Be received

     

    5.2       Correspondence from The Honourable Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport respecting continued funding for the Ontario’s After School Program for children and youth in high-priority communities.

     

                Recommendation:   Be received

     

    5.3       Correspondence from Premier Kathleen Wynne responding to Council’s resolution respecting funding for the Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton and the Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton. 

     

                            Recommendation:   Be received

     

    5.4       Correspondence from The Honourable Michael Chan, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport respecting approval to Access to Affordable Recreation initiative funding. 

     

    Recommendation:   Be received

     

    5.5       Correspondence from the Hamilton Waterfront Trust respecting Hamilton Port Authority Land Lease – parking.

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               Recommendation:     Be referred to the City Manager for a Report back to the General Issues Committee.

     

    5.6       Correspondence from the Toronto Lynx Soccer Club accompanied by letters of support respecting relocation of the franchise operations to the City of Hamilton.

     

    Recommendation:   Be referred to the General Manager of Public Works for a report back to the Public Works Committee.

     

    5.7       Petition from the Ontario Taxi Workers Union respecting increased taxi insurance rates, increasing rates, and potential solutions to aid in this problem. 

     

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

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

    10.1    Closed Session Minutes – June 26, 2013

               

    Pursuant to Section 8.1, Sub-section (b) of the City's Procedural By-law 10-053, and Section 239, Sub-section (b) of the Ontario Municipal Act, 2001, as amended, as the subject matter pertains to personal matters about an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees.

  9. BY-LAWS AND CONFIRMING BY-LAW

    Bill No.

     

     

     

    187

    To Incorporate City Land Designated as Blocks 178 and 179 on Plan 62M-1183 into Springview Drive

     

     

    188

    To Incorporate City Land Designated as Parts 4,6,7 and 8 on Plan 62R-18785 into Arvin Avenue

     

     

    189

    To Amend By-law No. 01-215

    Being a By-law To Regulate Traffic;

    Schedule 2 – Speed Limits
    Schedule 13 – Designated Traffic Lanes
    Schedule 18 – Bike Lanes

     

     

    190

    To Amend By-law No. 01-218, as amended,

    Being a By-law To Regulate On-Street Parking

    Schedule 8 – No Parking Zones

    Schedule 12 – Permit Parking Zones

    Schedule 13 – No Parking Zones

    Schedule 14 – Wheelchair loading zones

     

     

    191

    Being a By-law to Permanently Close a Portion of Public Unassumed Alley abutting 1430 Main Street East, Hamilton, established by Registered Plan 579, City of Hamilton, designated as Part 1 on Plan 62R-19520

     

     

    192

    To Confirm proceedings of council

  10. ADJOURNMENT
  11. 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

     

    Tabled

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

     

    B.  

    Proposed two-hour free parking on Saturdays for Farmers’ Market Patrons

    Feb. 9, 2011

     

    Tabled

    Motion 7.2 of Feb. 9, 2011 Council Minutes

    C. 

    Motion, respecting Request for Moratorium on Industrial Wind Turbine Development

    Jan. 25, 2012

     

    Tabled

    Motion 7.1 of Jan. 25, 2012 Council Minutes

    D. 

    Proposed Settlement of Appeal to Ontario Municipal Board of Zoning By-law Amendment Application – 24 Brock Street North, Dundas (LS13020) (Ward 13)

    June 12, 2013

     

    Deferred

    Item 9, Planning Report 13-009