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Emergency and Community Services Committee Agenda for March 19, 2012

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City of Hamilton

Monday, March 19, 2012

 

1:30 p.m.

 

 

Council Chambers

City Hall

71 Main Street West

Hamilton, Ontario

 

 

Ida Bedioui, Legislative Co-ordinator

(905) 546-2424 ext. 4605

 

 

 

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  1. CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

    1.         ADDED DELEGATION REQUESTS

     

    4.7       Sally Palmer, Social Action Committee, Ontario Association of Social Workers, Hamilton & District Branch, speaking to “Responses to the Social Assistance Review Commission’s Report”. (Wishing to address Committee at this meeting respecting Item 7.1)  (Copy attached)

     

    4.8       Elizabeth McGuire, Campaign for Adequate Welfare and Disability Benefits, to present the Campaign’s concerns regarding the Social Assistance Review. (Wishing to address Committee at this meeting respecting Item 7.1)  (Copy attached)

     

    4.9       Yvonne Maracle, Chair of the City of Hamilton Aboriginal Advisory Committee regarding the Social Assistance Review. (Wishing to address Committee at this meeting respecting Item 7.1)

     

    4.10    Peter Hutton of the Roundtable on Poverty Reduction to present a short video as a supplement to the specific report of the Working Group on Social Assistance Review. (Wishing to address Committee at this meeting respecting Item 7.1)

     

    2.         ADDED NOTICE OF MOTION

    10.1    New Public Art Installation on York Boulevard  (Copy attached)

  2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING

    3.1       February 13, 2012

  4. PUBLIC HEARINGS/DELEGATIONS

    6.1       Renee Wetselaar, Affordable Housing Flagship, wishing to present their business plan regarding pocket housing and affordable housing in Hamilton.  (No copy) (Approved February 13, 2012)

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

    11.1    Outstanding Business List

     

    (a)       The following Items have been completed - Remove from the Outstanding Business List:

     

    Item N - Correspondence from the Municipality of Central Huron objecting to the Fire Marshal’s Office restricting the use of farm buildings  (Item 5.3 on this agenda).

     

    Item R - Report back on feasibility and consideration of deploying 1 ambulance 12 hours a day, 7 days a week (Item 8.5 on this agenda)

  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 an 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.

    June 11, 2012

     

    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

     

    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.

     

     

     

    May 14, 2012

     

    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

    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.

     

    November 12, 2012

    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

     

    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, 2013

    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 11, 2012

    G

    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 14, 2012

     

     

    H

    Needs Assessment – Ice Rinks in the Stoney Creek Area

    July 6/10

    COW

    Report 10-020, Item 16

    CS10070

    Recreation Division

     

    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

     

    September 12, 2012

     

    I

    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 Services 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.

     

    March 19, 2012

     

    J

    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

    K

     

    Recreation Centre in Winona

    September 15/10

    Council,

    Item 7.2

     

     

     

     

     

    Recreation Division

     

    (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.

    (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.

    Report CS11064(a) approved at GIC Dec 12/11

     

    TBD

     

     

     

     

     

     

    L

    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.

     

    June 11, 2012

    M

    Summer Music Events in Gage Park

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

    Culture Division

    (Anna Bradford)

     

    April 10, 2012

    N

    Correspon-dence from the Municipality of Central Huron objecting to the Fire Marshal’s Office restricting the use of farm buildings

    Referred from Council on November 16, 2011

     

    City Manager’s Office

    Referred to appropriate staff for report back to the Emergency and Community Services

    March 19, 2012

    O

    Motion by Councillor Farr respecting Shuttle Bus Service for the Patrons of the Hamilton Farmers’ Market

    TABLED by E&CS Committee October 19, 2011

     

    Culture Division, and Legal Services

    Referred to staff for report back on details of proposal.

    April 10, 2012

    P

    Development of Youth Strategy that Promotes Diversity and Tolerance and Provides Inclusive Programs & Services for All Young People.

    Dec. 14/11

    Council

    Item 5.8

     

    Social Development and Early Childhood Services

    Referred to staff for a report to the E&CS Committee.

    April 10, 2012

    Q

    How Allocation for Domiciliary Hostel Funding was Spent

    Dec. 7/11

    E&CS

    Report 11-014

    Item 11(c)

     

    Each Domiciliary Hostel operator was directed to report back on how their allocation was spent

    December 10, 2012

    R

    Report back on feasibility and consideration of deploying 1 ambulance 12 hours a day, 7 days a week.

     

    January 18, 2012 E&CS

    Info Item (f)(i)

     

     

    Emergency Medical Services

    (Brent Browett)

     

    March 19, 2012

    S

    Follow-up report re: HHS ABC Program pre and post conditions after one year.

    January 18, 2012 E&CS

    Info Item (f)(i)

     

     

    Emergency Medical Services

    (Brent Browett)

     

    June 11, 2012

    T

    Report back re: CPR training for members of the community and the frequency of CPR performance .

    January 18, 2012 E&CS

    Item 3(c)

     

    Emergency Medical Services

    (Brent Browett)

     

    January, 2013

    U

    Staff to prepare an assessment of the opportunities to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II and report back to the Emergency and Community Services Committee

    February 13, 2012 E&CS

    Info Item (i)

     

     

    Culture Division

    (Anna Bradford)

     

     

     


    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.

     

    2012

    (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.

     

    2012

    (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

    2012

    (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.

     

    2012

    (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.

     

    2012

    (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.

    2012

    (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.

     

    2012

    (Annual)