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General Issues Committee Special Agenda for December 14, 2010

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City of Hamilton

SPECIAL MEETING

 

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

 

9:30 a.m.

 

Council Chambers

2nd Floor, City Hall

71 Main Street West

Hamilton, Ontario

 

Carolyn Biggs, Co-ordinator

Committee Services/Council/Budget

(905) 546-2424 ext. 2604

 

Please note:      All cellular telephones and pagers 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

    CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

     

    ADDITIONAL DELEGATION REQUESTS

     

    For Today’s Meeting

     

    (a)     Delegation Request from Peter Hutton on behalf of the Transit Users Group, respecting the 2011 transit budget and service plan, fare setting policy and affordable transit pass (Added as Item 3.6)

     

    (b)     Delegation Request from Maureen Leyland on behalf of Common Campaign Coalition, respecting views on Public Transit 2011 recommendations and Transit Fare Increase Policy (Added as Item 3.7)

     

    (c)     Delegation Request from Tom Cooper on behalf of the Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction, respecting HRPR’s partnership with the City on the affordable transit pass, and on accessible, affordable public transit services in Hamilton generally (Added as Item 3.8) 

     

    (d)     Delegation Request from William Rosart respecting handi-capped transportation and driver attitudes (Added as Item 3.9)

     

    (e)     Delegation Request from Rose DiGiovanni, More Outreach Program, Saint Thomas More School, respecting students from low-income families who struggle with language and with the cost of bus fare to attend school (Added as Item 3.10)

     

    For Future Meeting(s)

     

    (f)      Delegation Request from Pat Wright on behalf of the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion (HCCI) respecting funding for 2011 (Added as Item 3.11)

     

    (g)     Delegation Request from Dr. Margaret Denton on behalf of Hamilton Council on Aging, to request that the City of Hamilton become a partner in making Hamilton an Age-Friendly City and consider becoming a member of the World Health Organization’s network of age-friendly cities (Added as Item 3.12) 

     

    (h)     Delegation Request from Annelisa Pedersen on behalf of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra respecting issues and impacts of rising costs at Hamilton Place (Added as Item 3.13)

     

    CORRESPONDENCE

     

    (i)     Correspondence from David Hitchcock respecting transit fares

     

    NOTICE OF MOTION

     

    (j)      Request for One-Time Funding – Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club

  2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
  3. PRESENTATIONS

    5.1(a)  2011 Tax Supported User Fees (No Copy)

     

    5.1(b)  2011 Tax Supported User Fees (FCS10093) (City Wide) 

      

    5.2       2011 Transit Operating Budget (No Copy)

  4. DELEGATIONS

     

    6.1       Delegation Request from Budh Dhillon, ATU Local 107, to present the Union’s views on the Transit budget

     

    6.2       Delegation Request from John McIntyre and John McGowan, McMaster Students’ Union, to present the student perspective regarding the HSR and public transit in the City of Hamilton

     

  5. MOTIONS
  6. NOTICES OF MOTION
  7. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL
  8. GENERAL INFORMATION/OTHER BUSINESS
  9. ADJOURNMENT