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Board of Health Agenda for September 27, 2010

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City of Hamilton

Monday, September 27, 2010

 

9:30 a.m.

 

 

Council Chambers

Hamilton City Hall

71 Main Street West

 

Ida Bedioui,

Legislative Assistant

Extension 4605

 

 

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. ANNOUNCEMENTSDeputy Mayors for the Month of September, 2010:Haley Slater and Melissa TraffordCHANGES TO THE AGENDA
  2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
  3. ADOPTION OF MINUTES

    3.1       Minutes of the July 7, 2010 Meeting

  4. PUBLIC HEARINGS/DELEGATIONS

    6.1      Doctor Bryon DeFrance, McMaster University wishes to address the Board respecting Hamilton Health Sciences’ “Access to Best Care” Plan and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s petition to the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN. (See Item 9.1) (Approved July 7, 2010)

  5. PRESENTATIONS
  6. NOTICES OF MOTIONS
  7. GENERAL INFORMATION/OTHER BUSINESS

    11.1    Correspondence

     

    (a)       Correspondence from the Honourable Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long Term Care, dated July 29, 2010 respecting 2010 Provincial funding for the provision of mandatory and related public health programs and services in the City.

     

    Recommendation:    Be received.

     

     

     

     (b)      Copy of letter to the Minister of Health Promotion and Sport from Dennis Roughley, Chair of the Simcoe Muskoka District Board of Health respecting the Harmful Effects of Artificial Tanning along with attached briefing note.

     

    Recommendation:    Be received.

     

    11.2    Outstanding Business List

     

    Proposed New Due Date:

     

    (i)                Item “B” – Report respecting the accreditation application process, timelines and the Board’s participation.

    (Due: September 27, 2010)

    Proposed New Due Date: February 2011

     

     

  8. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

    None.

  9. ADJOURNMENT
  10. OUTSTANDING BUSINESS

    Board of Health

     

    Issue

    Date Action Initiated

    Lead Dept/Div

    Status

    Due date

    A.

    Public Health Services, Public Works and Community Services working group joint report to assess tobacco-free parks, playgrounds and beaches

    March 25, 2008

    Public Health Services, Public Works, and Community Services

    Information report received at the May 25, 2010 meeting.

    Staff to prepare recom-

    mendation report and by-law.

    February 2011

    B.

    Report respecting the accreditation application process, timelines and the Board’s participation.

    August 6, 2008

    Planning and Continuous Improvement Division

    Update provided February 22, 2010.

    Accreditation site visit was completed in June 2010.  Accreditor’s report pending.

    February

    2011

    (Pending Accreditor’s Report)

    C.

    Draft cooling tower and evaporative condenser Registry By-law.

    June 22, 2009

     

     

     

    Report presented to BOH April 26, 2010

     

    Staff to prepare by-law, and report back.

    January 2011

    D.

    Report re:  Community Smog plan to increase communication

    July 9, 2009 Council

     

    Report presented to BOH April 26, 2010

     

     

    Staff to investigate air monitoring pilot project in east end and report back.

    September 27, 2010

    E.

    Collaborative Pedestrian and Walkability Initiatives

    February 22, 2010

    PHS, PW and Planning

    Report BOH09029(a) approved February 22, 2010

    September

    27, 2010 – for 2011, as there are no budget impacts.

    _______

    Report back late 2011 as part of Council deliberatio-ns on 2012 budgets.

    F.

    Community Garden Co-Ordinator

    Referred by Council April 28, 2010

    Healthy Living

    Referred to Community Food Security Stakeholders Committee for report to BOH

    January 24, 2011

    G.

    Smoke Free Ontario Charges

    Staff to report back upon completion of the Smoke Free Ontario review

    Resolution from Timiskaming - May 25, 2010 BOH

     

     

    Upon the Province’s completion of the Smoke Free Ontario review