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Council Agenda for March 7, 2012

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City of Hamilton

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

 

5:00 p.m.

 

Council Chambers

City Hall

71 Main Street West

Hamilton, Ontario

 

R. Caterini

City Clerk

(905) 546-2424 ext. 5409

 

 

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  1. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

    1.         ADDED CORRESPONDENCE

     

    5.5   Correspondence respecting request for reconsideration of the Responsible Animal Ownership By-law:

     

    (t)         Corrine Borsellino       (w)    Wade Armstrong

    (u)        Patricia Parkes       (x)        Kent Hunter Duvar

    (v)        Peter Newton           (y)        Cathy Anstee

     

    Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.9       Correspondence from the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, in response to the December 19, 2011 letter outlining Council’s resolutions regarding municipal infrastructure funding.

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.10    Correspondence from Herman Demirci requesting the Expansion of Downtown Hamilton Financial Incentives to the Downtown areas of Former Municipalities.

               

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

     

    5.11  Correspondence from Murray Noble, Senior Vice-President Infrastructure, Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games, seeking expressions of interest to locate and build a venue for baseball and softball.

     

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

     

    5.12    Correspondence from Georgina Beattie requesting the budgeting of funds in 2012 towards Fifty Road Development. 

     

                Recommendation:    Be received

     

    5.13    Correspondence form Phyllis Kraemer, President Downtown Dundas Business Improvement Area respecting Food Truck Licensing in Hamilton.

     

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

     

                 

     

    2.         ADDED COMMITTEE REPORTS

     

    6.4       Public Works Committee Report 12-003 – March 5, 2012

     

    6.5       Board of Health Report 12-002 – March 5, 2012

     

  2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
  3. CEREMONIAL ACTIVITIES
  4. MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL HELD ON:

    4.1       February 22, 2012

  5. COMMUNICATIONS

    5.1       Correspondence respecting the Municipal Property Assessment Corporations classification of condominiums as residential properties:

               

                (a)        David & Linda Faulkner

    (b)        Laurel Fenton

     

                Recommendation:       Be received.

     

    5.2       Correspondence from Dr. Lynda Lukasik, Executive Director Environment Hamilton respecting recognizing February 28, 2012 as Greenbelt day. 

     

                Recommendation:       Be received.

     

    5.3       Correspondence from Harold W. Becker, President of the Love Foundation respecting recognizing May 1, 2012 as Global Love Day.

     

                Recommendation:       Be received.

     

    5.4      Petition from the Developmental Services Transportation Committee in support of the Accessible Transportation Services Master Plan and changes to the eligibility and registration requirements. 

     

                Recommendation:       Be received.

     

    5.5      Correspondence respecting request for reconsideration of the Responsible Animal Ownership By-law: 

     

    (a)       Eric Heyer

    (b)       Ryan Ruthart

    (c)        Ron Bernardo

    (d)       Kaytee Shulman

    (e)       Sam Lang

    (f)         Shelly Prodaniuk

    (g)       O. Bobeleh

    (h)        Mariann Horvath

    (i)         John Ticki

    (j)         Mandy Grieve

    (k)        April Windus

    (l)         Carrie Sims

    (m)      LeeAnn Watson

     

                Recommendation:    Be received.

     

    5.6      Correspondence from Karen Dowell of the Parkinson Society, Central and Northern Ontario respecting recognizing April as Parkinson Disease Month.

     

    Recommendation:    Be received.

     

    5.7       Correspondence from Lisa Valvasori of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton requesting 400 public transit passes for the Race for Kids event on June 2, 2012. 

     

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

     

    5.8       Correspondence from Robert Finch and Jeff Thiessen of the Monarchist League of Canada, Ruth Nicholson of the United Empire Loyalist Association of Canada respecting commemorating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II in renovations to Gore Park. 

               

                Recommendation:    Be referred to the Director of Tourism and Culture for a report to the Emergency and Community Services Committee. 

               

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

    Bill No.

     

     

     

    053

    To Amend By-laws 09-143, 11-174 and 11-175, Respecting Development Charges on Lands within the City of Hamilton

     

     

    054

    To Amend By-law No. 01-215, To Regulate Traffic:

    Schedule 2 – Speed Limits

     

     

    055

    To Incorporate City Land Designated as Block 41 on Plan 62M-887 into Morgante Court

     

     

    056

    To Amend By-law No. 01-218, as amended, To Regulate On-Street Parking
    Schedule 6 – Time Limit Parking

    Schedule 12 – Permit Parking Zones

     

     

    057

    To Amend Zoning By-law No. 464 (Glanbrook), Respecting Lands Located at 33 Fall Fair Way

     

     

    058

    Respecting Removal of Part Lot Control, Lots 13 – 15, 18 – 29, 31 – 45, 89-97, inclusive, and 99, and Blocks 107, 108, 120 and 121, Plan 62M-1172, “Penny Lane Estates – Phase 1”, 183, 187, 191 211 to 255 and 200 to 256 Penny Lane and 12 to 44 and 52 Bellroyal Crescent

     

     

    059

    To Confirm the Proceedings of City Council

  10. ADJOURNMENT
  11. OUTSTANDING BUSINESS LIST

    OUTSTANDING BUSINESS LIST

     

    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

     

    B.  

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

    Feb. 9, 2011

     

    Tabled

    Motion 7.2 of Feb. 9, 2011 Council

    C. 

    Motion, respecting Request for Moratorium on Industrial Wind Turbine Development

    Jan. 25, 2012

     

    Tabled

    Motion 7.1 of Jan. 25, 2012 Council

    D. 

    Motion respecting Caterpillar Corporation’s Breach of the Investment Canada Act

     Feb. 22,

    2012

     

    Tabled

    Motion 7.2 of Feb 22, 2012 Council