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Emergency and Community Services Committee Agenda for October 19, 2011

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City of Hamilton

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

 

1:30 p.m.

 

 

Council Chambers

City Hall

71 Main Street West

Hamilton, Ontario

 

 

Ida Bedioui, Legislative Assistant

(905) 546-2424 ext. 4605

 

 

 

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  1. CHANGES TO THE AGENDA
  2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

    3.1       Minutes of the September 21, 2011 meeting.

  4. PUBLIC HEARINGS/DELEGATIONS

    6.1       Nancy Kenny, to give a personal impact statement in regards to the Affordable Transit Pass Program.  (No copy.)  (See Item 8.1) (Approved June 8, 2011)

     

    6.2       Kate Crerar Bell, to present research regarding value-for-money assessment of social services in Hamilton and suggest a means of improving those systems as a whole to reduce poverty while improving infrastructure.  (No copy.)   (Approved June 22, 2011)

  5. DISCUSSION ITEMS

    8.1       Affordable Transit Pass Pilot Program Extension (CS11071) (City Wide) (Outstanding Business List Item)

     

    8.2       Villages of Glancaster Signage (verbal update – no copy)

  6. NOTICES OF MOTION
  7. GENERAL INFORMATION/OTHER BUSINESS

    11.1    Outstanding Business List

     

    (a)       Proposed New Due Date:

     

    (i)         Item DInvestigation of Lands Suitable for the Development of Recreation Facilities and Seniors Centres

    Current Due Date: October 19, 2011

     

    (b)       Remove from the Outstanding Business List:

     

    (i)        Item “J” Residential Fire Sprinkler Resolution (private members bill was never approved)

  8. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL
  9. ADJOURNMENT
  10. OUTSTANDING BUSINESS LIST

     

     

    Issue

    Date Action Initiated

    Lead Dept./

    Division

    Status

     

    Due Date

    A

    Farmers’ Market – Implications of Operating the Market by an Independent Operator

    E&CS

    June 20/07

    Item (n)(i)

    CS06008(b)

    Dec. 3/08

    ECS 08-016,

    Item 12

    ECS08062

    Culture Division

    (Anna Bradford)

    That staff be directed to proceed with the undertaking of a Business Case Study, which provides for public consultation, for the creation of a not-for-profit corporation to operate the Hamilton Farmers' Market, as described in Section 6 and 8 of Ontario Regulation 599/06 under the Municipal Act, 2001 and report back to the E&CS Committee.

     

    To be determined by Hamilton Farmers’ Market Transition Sub-committee

     

    B

    City of Hamilton Events Strategy

    Nov. 7/08

    E&CS,

    Report 

    07-013

    Item 3

     

    Culture Division

    (Anna Bradford)

    That staff be directed to prepare and Events Strategy for the City of Hamilton, which outlines the City’s role in the delivery and support of Special Events within Hamilton, and report back to the E&CS Committee.

    November 23, 2011

     

    C

    Recreation Access Policy (Needs Assessment):

     

    The Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities respectfully requests that the Recreation Division undertake a needs assessment to identify the recreational needs of persons with disabilities.

    May 12/08

    COW

    Report 08-019

    Item 4

     

     

    Recreation Division

    (Diane LaPointe-Kaye)

    Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities Report 08-002, April 8, 2008

     

    That Report 08-002 of the Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities be referred to the General Manager of Community Services for review and report back to the E&CS Committee.

     

     

     

    November 23, 2011

     

    D

    Investigation of Lands Suitable for the Development of Recreation Facilities and Seniors Centres

     

    Sept. 3/08

    E&CS

    Report 08-011, Item 3(f)

    Recreation Division

    (Diane

    LaPointe-Kay) and

    Bill Farkas)

    That staff be directed to investigate lands suitable for the development of:

    (i)         the Norman Pinky Lewis Rec. Centre;

    (v)        a new seniors centre in Waterdown;

    (vii)      a new rec. facility in Upper Stoney Creek; and,

    (viii)     a new rec. facility in on the South Hamilton mountain,

    and report back to the E&CS Committee.

     

    October 19, 2011

    E

    Review and Update Option 4 - Strategic Renewal and New Construction Strategy (every 5 years)

     

    Sept. 3/08

    E&CS

    Report 08-

    011, Item 3(d)

    Recreation & Strategic Services Divisions

    (Diane

    LaPointe-Kay / Terry Quinn)

    That staff be directed to review and update those recommendations made in Option 4 - the Strategic Renewal and New Construction strategy, as shown on pages 137-156 of the Use, Renovation and Replacement Study of Hamilton Recreation and Public-Use Facilities (attached as Appendix A (pages 137-156) to Report 08-011), every five years and recommend changes, as necessary, and report back to the E&CS Committee.

     

     

    November 9/13

    F

    Electrocardiogram Monitor Defibrillator and Public Access Defibrillator Manufacturers – Competitive Process

     

    E&CS

    Sept. 17/08

    Report

    08-012,

    Item 14(d)

     

    Emergency Medical Services

    (Brent Browett)

    That staff be directed to investigate, prior to the end of 2012, the capabilities of other electrocardiogram monitor defibrillator and public access defibrillator manufacturers to determine if a competitive process would be appropriate, at that time, and report back to the E&CS Committee.

     

     

    June, 2012

    G

    Auchmar Estate – Business Plan

    Nov. 4/08

    Referred to E&CS by E&DP Report 08-021, Item (t)(i)

    Culture Division

    (Anna Bradford)

    That staff be directed to prepare a Business Plan and report back to E&CS Committee.

     

    March 2012

     

    H

    Public Art Master Plan –

    Annual Update

     

    Feb. 18/09

    E&CS

    Rep. 09-003,

    Item 3(e)

     

    Culture Division

    (Anna Bradford)

    That staff be directed to report to the E&CS Committee respecting the status of the Public Art Master Plan implementation process and recommendations on an annual basis. 

     

     

     

    May 2012

     

     

    I(a)

    Beach Canal Light Station Operational Study and Heritage Building Assessment

     

     

     

    Nov. 18/09

    E&CS

    Report 09-014

    Item 3(b)

     

     

     

     

    Culture Division

    (Anna Bradford)

     

    That staff be directed to investigate the terms to transfer ownership of the Beach Lighthouse and Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage from the Federal Government to the City and report to the E&CS Committee.

     

    (Pending Completion of the Assess-ment)

     

    December 7, 2011

     

     

     

     

    (b)

     

     

    April 20, 2011

    E&CS Report 11-006, Item 1

    CS11018

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Culture Division

    (Anna Bradford)

     

    That staff be directed to investigate the availability of capital contributions from other levels of government, foundations, and the private sector, for the restoration of the buildings and site, and report back on findings

     

     

     

     

     

     

    J

    Residential Fire Sprinkler Resolution

    Dec. 9/09

    Council,

    Item 5.6

    Hamilton Emergency Services

    (Fire Chief)

     

    The resolution from the Town of Newmarket was referred to staff for a report to the E&CS Committee.

     

     

     

    K

    Needs Assessment – Ice Rinks in the Stoney Creek Area

    July 6/10

    COW

    Report 10-020, Item 16

    CS10070

    Recreation Division

    (Diane LaPionte-Kay)

    That staff be directed to do a needs assessment, respecting recreation facilities in Stoney Creek, and to include in the report a survey of residents ability to travel to different proximities, and report back to the E&CS Committee

     

    November 23, 2011

     

    L

    Feasibility of Utilizing the City of Ottawa’s Somerset Gardens Mixed Tenure Affordable Housing Model in Hamilton

    April 20, 2011-04-21 ECS Report 11-006

    Info Item (e)

    CS11043/PED11077

     

    Housing & Homelessness Division

    (Gillian Hendry)

     

    and

     

    Planning & Economic Development Department

    (Greg Macdonald and Kirsten Maxwell)

    Staff were directed to work with area churches, the Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association, and the Hamilton Affordable Hamilton Flagship to investigate the feasibility of utilizing the Ottawa Somerset Gardens Affordable Housing Model in Hamilton and report back to Committee.

     

    November 23, 2011

     

    M

    Street Performance Policy

    October 

    6/10

    E&CS Report

    10-013

    Item (h)

    (CS10096)

    Culture Division

    (Anna Bradford)

    That staff be directed to develop a City of Hamilton Policy for Street Performance, in consultation with local buskers/street performers, Hamilton Police and related stakeholders, and report back to Emergency and Community Services Committee.

     

     

    Dec 7, 2011

     

    N

    Continuation of the Addiction Services Initiative Beyond June 30, 2012

     

    October 

    6/10

    E&CS Report

    10-013

    Item 10(c)

    (CS10086)

     

    Employment & Income Security Support Division

    (Kerry Lubrick)

    That staff be directed to submit a program enhancement, for the costs required to continue the Addiction Services Initiative beyond June 30, 2012, to the 2012 Operating Budget Process for consideration.

     

    2012

    Operating Budget

    Process

    O

     

    Recreation Centre in Winona

    September 15/10

    Council,

    Item 7.2

    Recreation Division

    (Diane LaPointe-Kay)

    (a)       That staff be directed to undertake a feasibility study to review the indoor and outdoor recreation facility and program needs in Winona, and report back to the E&CS Committee as soon as possible in 2011.

    (b)       That, should the Winona Public School, located at Highway 8 and Winona Road, become available for purchase, staff immediately report back to the E&CS Committee respecting the feasibility of purchasing the school property.

     

     

    Dec 12, 2011 GIC

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    P

    Affordable Transit Pass (ATP) Pilot Program

    April 1,7,and 20, 2011 GIC Report 11-005c, Item 19 (d)

    (PW10100)

    Social Development and Early Childhood Services

    Staff were directed to report to E&CS on:

    (i)                 extension of the ATP Pilot Program using current available funds from Social Services Initiatives and OW Stabilization funds:

    (ii)               the financial implications of extending the APT Pilot Program unit April 2012

    October 19, 2011

    Q

    Funding for one Additional Paramedic – MUMC - TABLED

     

    The Financial Impact of the ABC Program

    April 1,7,and 20, 2011

    GIC Report 11-005c,

    Info Item (h)(ii)

     

     

     

    That staff report back before June 30, 2011 with additional information and statistics, including the actual results now that the ABC is finished, how much offloading funding will assist, etc.

    November 23, 2011

    R

    Letter regarding the Needs of the Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre

    Referred from Council May 25, 2011

    Referred to the GM of Community Services for report back to Committee.

     

    December 7, 2011

    S

    Summer Music Events in Gage Park

    Referred from GIC August 11, 2011 (GIC Report 11-025, Item 27.)

     

     

    November 23, 2011

    T

    City of Hamilton Domiciliary Hostel Program Review

    September 8, 2011

    E&CS

    Report 10-010

    Information Item (h)(i)(b)

    Housing & Homelessness Division

    (Gillian Hendry)

    That staff be directed to develop a work plan to address the recommendations contained in the City Of Hamilton Domiciliary Hostel Program Review (attached as Appendix A and B to Report CS100369(a)) and report back to Emergency and Community Services Committee by December 7, 2011

     

    December 7, 2011

    U

    Pilot project proposal respecting fire route signage for Villages of Glancaster

    September 21, 2011

    E&CS

    Report 11-011

    Information Item (f)(i),(ii) & (iii)

    Hamilton Emergency Services

    (Fire Chief)

    Planning – Municipal Law Enforcement

    That the information provided by Ron Watt and Doug Woltz (delegations) be referred to staff for assessment and report back to E&CS Committee.

     

    October 19, 2011


    ANNUAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE PRESENTATIONS

    (For Advisory Committees Reporting to the Emergency & Community Services Committee)

     

    (i)

    Seniors Advisory Committee - Presentation respecting achievements to-date to E&CS Committee.

    Oct. 3/07

    E&CS,

    Report 07-012

    Item 4

    Beverly Neill – Staff Liaison

    That the City of Hamilton Volunteer Committees prepare and provide a presentation, with the assistance of their staff liaisons, to the E&CS Committee on an annual basis, which outlines their achievements to-date.

     

    November 23/11

    (Annual)

    (ii)

    Hamilton Veterans’ Committee

    Presentation respecting achievements to-date to E&CS Committee.

     

    Oct. 3/07

    E&CS,

    Report 07-012

    Item 4

    Anna Bradford – Staff Liaison

    That the City of Hamilton Volunteer Committees prepare and provide a presentation, with the assistance of their staff liaisons, to the E&CS Committee on an annual basis, which outlines their achievements to-date.

     

    September

    21/11

    (Annual)

    (iii)

    Tenant Advisory Committee

    Presentation respecting achievements to-date to E&CS Committee.

    Oct. 3/07

    E&CS,

    Report 07-012

    Item 4

    Jennie Vengris – Staff Liaison

    That the City of Hamilton Volunteer Committees prepare and provide a presentation, with the assistance of their staff liaisons, to the E&CS Committee on an annual basis, which outlines their achievements to-date

    October

    5/11

    (Annual)

    (iv)

    Food, Shelter and Housing Advisory Committee - Presentation respecting achievements to-date to E&CS Committee.

    Oct. 3/07

    E&CS,

    Report 07-012

    Item 4

    Brian Kreps – Staff Liaison

    That the City of Hamilton Volunteer Committees prepare and provide a presentation, with the assistance of their staff liaisons, to the E&CS Committee on an annual basis, which outlines their achievements to-date.

     

    October

    19/11

    (Annual)

    (v)

    Hamilton Historical Board - Presentation respecting achievements to-date to E&CS Committee.

    Oct. 3/07

    E&CS,

    Report 07-012

    Item 4

    Anna Bradford – Staff Liaison

    That the City of Hamilton Volunteer Committees prepare and provide a presentation, with the assistance of their staff liaisons, to the E&CS Committee on an annual basis, which outlines their achievements to-date.

     

    November

    9/11

    (Annual)

    (vi)

    Arts Advisory Commission - Presentation respecting achievements to-date to E&CS Committee.

    Oct. 3/07

    E&CS,

    Report 07-012

    Item 4

    Anna Bradford – Staff Liaison

    That the City of Hamilton Volunteer Committees prepare and provide a presentation, with the assistance of their staff liaisons, to the E&CS Committee on an annual basis, which outlines their achievements to-date.

    November

    23/11

    (Annual)

    (vii)

    Hamilton Youth Advisory Committee - Presentation respecting achievements to-date to E&CS Committee.

    Oct. 3/07

    E&CS,

    Report 07-012

    Item 4

    Mark Weingartner – Staff Liaison

    That the City of Hamilton Volunteer Committees prepare and provide a presentation, with the assistance of their staff liaisons, to the E&CS Committee on an annual basis, which outlines their achievements to-date.

     

    December

    7/11

    (Annual)