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Economic Development and Planning Committee Agenda for October 21, 2008

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City of Hamilton

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2008

9:30 am

Albion  Room

Hamilton Convention Centre

1 Summer’s Lane

Hamilton, Ontario

 

Alexandra Rawlings

Co-ordinator, Economic Development and Planning Committee

 

 

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. CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
  2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
  3. DELEGATION REQUESTS
  4. PRESENTATIONS

    7.1       Commercial Market Analysis and Action Plan for the Locke Street Business Improvement Area (B.I.A.) (PED08242) (Ward 1)

     

    7.2       Presentation respecting Institutional Zones (no copy)

     

  5. MOTIONS
  6. NOTICES OF MOTION
  7. GENERAL INFORMATION

    11.1    Parkland dedication report (Outstanding Business list, due October 7, 2008)  

     

    11.2         New City Website Section for Public Meetings, Open Houses and other          public gatherings (Outstanding Business List, due October 21, 2008)

     

    11.3         Natural Areas Protection Fund (Outstanding Business List, due October 21, 2008)

     

    11.4    Ban on hand held phones etc, by taxi drivers (Outstanding Business list, due October 21, 2008)  

     

    11.5    Letter from Town of Newmarket respecting mis-use of disabled parking permits and parking spaces (Outstanding Business list, due October 21, 2008)  

     

    11.6    News from the General Manager (no copy)

     

    11.7         Other Items

  8. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

    12.1    Status of Land Negotiations for the North Glanbrook Industrial Business Park (NGIBP) (PED08083(a))

     

  9. ADJOURNMENT
  10. OUTSTANDING BUSINESS

     

     

    Issue

    Date Action Initiated

    Lead Dept/Div

    Status

    Date

    A 1

    Exemptions to Parkland Dedication By-law relating to new additions to school board facilities and the impact of these exemptions on the Development Charges By-law.

     

    AND

    April 19, 05

    Joint City/Board Committee

    School Board Liaison Committee to meet to review the matter, prior to it coming to Committee.

     

    Report referred to Joint City/Board Committee with report to come back to EDP.

    October 7, 2008

    A 2

    Parkland dedication fees policy; reduction for non-profit affordable housing and School Boards

    Council,

    February 15, 2007

    General Manager,

     P&EDD

    Staff to review the parkland dedication fees policy, to include reduction for non-profit affordable housing and School Boards and report back to Committee

     

    October 7, 2008

    B

    Invitation to Hamilton Port Authority to address Committee on shipping container industry

    April 18, 2006

    P&EDD  Economic Development and Real Estate

    Port has advised that they wish to present their strategic plans, including container shipping to Committee in early 2007

    December 2,  2008

    C

     

     

    Licence plates for veterans who served in World War II or in Korean War

    Council,

    February 15, 2007

    P&EDD Parking and By-law Services

    Staff report approved by Committee on May 20, 2008, Council May 28, 2008,  referred item back  for further report. Staff waiting for information from Provincial government

     

    D

    Implementation of the Sign by-law, possible  exemption to Sign By-law for humanitarian reasons and investigation of  “Yellow Alert” Programme

     

     

    April 17, 2007

    P&EDD Parking and By-law Services

    Staff to report back on the implementation of the by-law, and include details, as set out in Motion

     

    November 18, 2008

    E1

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    AND

    Timing of decisions for applications considered at Public Meetings

     

     

     

     

    April 17, 2007

    P&EDD Planning Division

    Special  Public Meeting held September 22, 2008

    December 2, 2008

    E 2

    Public meeting respecting obtaining different ways of public consultation

    April 24, 2007

    P&EDD Planning Division/

    Clerks

    Special Public Meeting held September 22, 2008

    . December 2, 2008

    F-1

     

     

    AND

    Community Beach  Ponds

     

     

    April 24, 2007

    P&EDD Planning Division

    Staff to report back with further details, as set out in Motion, as part of Official Plan

     

    F-2

    Provincial wetland evaluation for Community Beach Ponds

    May 8, 2007

    P&EDD Planning Division

    MNR has agreed to conduct and pay for the  evaluation, staff to report back thereafter

     

    G

    Potential City wide prohibition on drive-throughs

    May 8, 2007

    P&EDD

    Strategic Services/Special Projects

    Staff to review implications and report back to Committee

    June 2009

    H

    Correspondence from Town of Newmarket respecting mis-use of disabled parking permits and parking spaces

    Council, March 26, 2008

    P&EDD Parking and By-law Services

    Item referred to ACPD Committee for a report, as well as to Planning, for a report to Committee

    October 21, 2008

    I

     

     

     

     

    Urban Braille for New Site Plans- Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities Report -

    June 19, 2007

    P&EDD Planning Division

    Staff to review the recommendations as part of the urban design review, and report back.

    January, 2009)

    J

    Animal Control issues respecting stray cats and dogs(delegation from M Strecker)

    July 9, 2007

    P&EDD Parking and By-law Services

    Staff to consider information presented by Margaret Strecker, on behalf of CARE during Animal Control review. Items include alternative approaches to euthanasia

    To be addressed

    as part of Stake

    holders` Meeting, within Operation-

    al review

    K

     

    Proliferation of liquor licences  in Westdale area

    July 9, 2007

    P&EDD Planning Division

    Staff to consider issue, and report back on use of interim control by-law

    Spring, 2009

    L

    Ban on hand held phones etc, by taxi drivers

    Licencing Committee

    September , 2007

    P&EDD Parking and By-law Services

    Staff to report back to Committee

    Staff to investigate whether there is to be  Provincial action on the matter

    October 21,  2008

    M

    Tow truck Licences

    November 22, 2007

    P&EDD

    Parking and By-law Services

    Staff to report back on issue of tow truck licences

    December 2, 2008

    N

    Natural Areas Protection Fund

    January 15, 2008

    P&EDD

    Planning Division

     

    Staff to review different models of establishment and report back

    October 21 2008

    O

    Petition from Taxi Cab Drivers respecting installation of shields in taxi cabs

    Council January 30, 2008

    P&EDD

    Parking and By-law Services/

    Clerks

    Special Committee Meeting held, June 19, 2008, staff to report back on safety options, including Committee’s preferred option, removable shields.

     Staff working with suppliers on details of shields

     

     

     

     

    P

    Minimum Property Standards for the Maintenance of Heritage Attributes of Designated Heritage Properties

    February 5, 2008

    P&EDD

    Planning Division

    Committee approved staff  report October 7, 2008, will go to Council on October 14, 2008

     

    Q

    Land uses for feeder areas of eramosa karst

    May 9, 2008

    P&EDD

    Planning Division

    Staff to consider options for future land use of area, including open space, and the planning applications needed for these uses, and report back

    November 18, 2008

    R

    New City Website Section for Public Meetings, Open Houses and other   public gatherings

     

     

    May 9, 2008

    P&EDD/

    Communica-

    tions

     

    Staff to consider special section on City web-site, for one stop access to all City open houses, public meetings etc, and report back.

    October 21, 2008

    S1

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    AND

    Designation of 191 Barton Street East, Hamilton

    Original date;

    February 21, 2006

    Revised date;

    April15, 2009

    P&EDD Planning Division

    Staff to review and report back on all three items,

    S1, S2, and S3 and include consideration of approach to designation of properties where the owner does not consent to process

     

    October 21, 2008

    S2

     

     

     

     

     

     

    AND

    Book House,167 Book Road East, Ancaster

    Original date;

    August 7, 2007

    Revised date;

    April15, 2009

    P&EDD

    Planning Division

    See S1 above

    October 21, 2008

    S3

    Request to Designate 397 King Street West, DundasDundas District High School

    Original date;

    September 18, 2007

    Revised date;

    April15, 2009

    P&EDD Planning Division

    See S1 above

    October 21, 2008

    T

     

    Consultation process for wireless telecommuni-

    cation facilities

     

    Council January 30, 2008, referred to A&A Committee, and then referred by A&A to EDP, April 16, 2008.

    P&EDD

    Planning Division

    Staff to report back.

    Copy of the final resolution of  Council to  be forwarded to FCM

     

    November 18, 2008

    U

    Tradeport International Lease Report-proposed release to public

    June 17, 2008

    P&EDD, Legal Services

    Planning and Legal staff to meet with Tradeport, review the sections which are proprietary interest, report back thereafter

     

    V

    St Mark’s Church, Bay Street South

    June 17, 2008

    P&EDD

    Economic Development and Real Estate

    Staff to report back with details of costs to make building structurally sound(excluding Sunday School), annual maintenance costs for building and site as open space, costs of use of site as neighbourhood park

    October 21, 2008

    W

    Official Plan & Zoning for employment lands

    June 23, 2008

    P&EDD

    Staff to hold consultations with various groups and the public, report back

    To be considered at Special Meeting on November 27

    X

    Building and Licensing Division Operational Review Sub-committee Report

    July 7, 2008

    P&EDD Parking and By-law Services

    Report referred by Committee to COW, to come back with a staff presentation

     

    Y

    Review of charity bingo fees

    August 5, 2008

    P&EDD Parking and By-law Services

    Staff to review information from the delegation, staff time involved, and practice of other communities, and report back

    November 18, 2008

    Z

    Potential City loans programme for  Films made in Hamilton

    August 5, 2008

    P&EDD

    Economic Development and Real Estate

    Staff to review information from the delegation and report back on his suggestions

     

    AA

    Multiple Licences for Like Businesses Associated with the Same Establishment

    Council, August 7, 2008

    P&EDD Parking and By-law Services

    Item referred to EDP  by Council

     

    BB

    Auchmar Estates, 66 Fennell Avenue West

    Council, August 7, 2008

     

    Item referred back  to EDP  by Council, for discussion

     

     

    CC

    Copetown Lions proposed Seniors’ Housing

    September 2, 2008

    P&EDD & Legal Services

    Item referred back  to staff to consider a model servicing agreement, with the applicant and report thereafter

     

     

     

     

     

    DD

    Proposal by Keith M. Beck, to create a subsidiary   corporation to hold and transact, in its name, City owned employment lands.

     

    September 16, 2008

    P&EDD

    Staff to report back to Committee

    December 2009

     

     

    EE

    Letter from Sylvia Opl respecting policy to prohibit rodeos in City facilities

    Referred from Council September 10, 2008

    P&EDD Parking and By-law Services

    Staff to report to Committee

     

    FF

    Letter from Nancy Jardine-Leygraaf respecting City By-law prohibiting wild or exotic animals

    Referred from Council September 10, 2008

    P&EDD Parking and By-law Services

    Staff to report to Committee

     

    GG

    Letter from Halton Hills, respecting Places to Grow Act

    Referred from Council September 10, 2008

    P&EDD

    Staff to report to Committee

     

     

     

    HH

     

     

    Sale of City property, 0 Nebo Road.

     

    September 16, 2008

    P&EDD

    Item deferred until February 2009

    February 2009

    II

    Correspondence from Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing respecting the “Growing the Greenbelt” Report – Final Criteria for Expanding the Greenbelt

     

    Referred from Council September 10, 2008

    P&EDD

    Staff to report back to Committee