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Public Works Committee Agenda for November 5, 2007

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City of Hamilton

Monday, November 5, 2007

 

9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

Albion Rooms

Hamilton Convention Centre

One Summer’s Lane

Hamilton, Ontario

 

Carolyn Biggs

Legislative Assistant

 

 

 

 

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

    3.1       Minutes of the October 15, 2007 meeting

  4. CONSENT ITEMS

    5.1       Minutes of Various Committees:

                (FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY)

     

    5.1.1  Solid Waste Management Master Plan Steering Committee – September 6, 2007

     

    5.1.2   EA Process – Phases 3 and 4 – CSO Control and WWTP Expansion

     

                (a)       May 23, 2007

                (b)       July 9, 2007

                (c)        September 27, 2007

     

    5.2       School Zone Speed Limits – Full-Time 40 km/hr (PW07134) (Ward 7)

     

    5.3      Two-Way Left Turn Lanes on Mohawk Road, between Upper Wellington and Upper James Streets, and on Rymal Road East, east of Fletcher Road (PW07139) (Wards 7 and 8)

     

    5.4       Excavation Permits Report CM07020 to Audit and Administration Committee – Staff Update on Permit Language (PW07133)

     

    5.5      Creation of Telecommunication Municipal Access Agreement with Bell Canada (PW07132/LS07015) (City Wide)

  5. PUBLIC HEARINGS/DELEGATIONS
  6. MOTIONS
  7. NOTICES OF MOTIONS
  8. GENERAL INFORMATION/OTHER BUSINESS

    11.1    Outstanding Business Items:

     

    (a)       Peak Oil Report

                Due Date:  November 5, 2007

     

    (b)       Parking Lay-by - Stone Church Road

                Due Date:  November 5, 2007

                (New Due Date:  November 19, 2007)

     

  9. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

    12.1    Staffing the Office of Energy Initiatives on a Permanent Basis (PW07126) (City Wide)

     

  10. ADJOURNMENT
  11. OUTSTANDING BUSINESS







    OUTSTANDING BUSINESS

    PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE

     

    Issue

    Date Action Initiated

    Lead Division

    Status

    Due Date

    A.

    Report respecting controlling volume of cars accessing Garth Street

    July 14, 2004

    (COUNCIL)

    Operations and Maintenance

    Report to include traffic study and traffic claming measures

    Q1 2008

    B.

    Implementation of roundabouts in Ward 4

    Oct. 4/04

    (PW 04-017)

    Operations and Maintenance

    Staff to report back

    Q3 2008

    C.

    Feasibility of roundabout at Highway 52 and Jerseyville Road

    Dec. 5/05

    (PW 05-018)

    Operations and Maintenance

    Staff to review and report back on feasibility of a roundabout

    Q1 2008

    D.

    Expansion of Noise mitigation program to include 252 Hixon Road, 35 Sinclair and 40 Sinclair Court

    Mar. 6/06

    (PW 05-007)

    Red Hill Valley Project

    Staff to report back on feasibility

    December 2008 - pending comple-tion of the noise mitigation program

    E.

    Stoney Creek Trans Cab - In-House Bid

    Apr. 24/06

    (PW 06-008)

    Transit

    Staff to report back on the outcome of the tender with a recommendation considering cost and quality of service implications

    Dec. 3/07

    F.

    Peak Oil Report

    May 10/06

    (COUNCIL)

    Fleet and Facilities

    Referred to staff for report regarding strategies for reduced energy use in Fleet & Facilities

    Nov. 05/07

    G.

    Cleanfield Energy Corporation

    Aug. 9/06

    Committee of the Whole

    (COUNCIL)

     

     

     

    Oct.11/06

    (COUNCIL)

    Fleet and Facilities

    Direction to staff to provide detailed report prior to signing with Cleanfield

    Interim report to PW on Oct. 16

     

    Council direction to install, maintain and test a turbine unit and report back

    Nov. 19/07

    H.

    Parking Lay-by Stone Church Road

    Aug. 9/06

    (COUNCIL)

    Downtown Renewal (P&ED)

    Staff to prepare a comprehensive feasibility report

    Nov. 05/07

    I.

    Report by the Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities respecting Audible Pedestrian Signals

    Aug.  9/06

    (COUNCIL)

    Operations and Maintenance

    Report referred to staff for a report back to Public Works Committee

    Q4 2008

    J.

    Truck Route Master Plan - specifically the area of Upper Mount Albion which is linked to ROPA 9

    Sept. 11/06

    (PW 06-012)

    Operations and Maintenance

    Staff to prepare report

    Q4 2008

    K.

    Traffic Calming Study Scenic Road between Goulding Avenue and Lavender Drive

    Sept. 13/06

    (COUNCIL)

    Operations and Maintenance

    Staff to initiate study and report back in the form of an Information Report

    Q3 2008

    L.

    Federal Gas Tax - Committed and Spent

    Jan. 24/07

    (PW 07-001)

    Transit

    Referred back to the Provincial Gas Tax Transit Master Plan Steering Committee

    Dec. 3/07

    M.

    Greenhill
    Neighbourhood Flooding

    Jan. 24/07

    (PW 07-001)

    Capital Planning and Implementation

    Staff to bring report back in response to concerns expressed by Committee

    Nov. 19/07

    N.

    Railway Crossing Arms at Quigley, Cochrane, Greenhill and Mount Albion Roads

    Mar. 28/07

    (PW07-004)

    Operations and Maintenance

    Staff to contact Transport Canada to request joint site assessment and report back with results and cost implications

    Q3 2008

    O.

    Correspondence from DARTS re:  representation on Provincial Gas Tax Transit Master Plan Steering Committee

    May 28/07

    (PW07-008)

    City Manager

    (Legal Services)

    Referred to City Solicitor for report back re:  Municipal Conflict of Interest Act

     

    P.

    Portable Indoor Air Purification Units Policy

    May 28/07

    (PW07-008)

    Water and Wastewater

    Staff directed to investigate a portable indoor air purification units policy for neighbourhoods near TARO and the Water and Sewage Treatment Plant

    Nov. 05/07

     








    OUTSTANDING BUSINESS

    PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE

     

    Issue

    Date Action Initiated

    Lead Division

    Status

    Due Date

    Q.

    On-Street Cycling Program

    June 18/07

    (PW07-010)

    Operations and Maintenance

    Progress report on cycling and pedestrian programs

    2009

    R.

    Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities regarding use of Segway

    June 18/07

    (PW07-010)

    Operations and Maintenance

    Staff to report back with plan of action and time- lines

    Q1 2008

    Dec. 3/07

    S.

    Biosolids Master Plan

    Aug. 8/07

    (COW 07-024)

    Water and Wastewater

    Presentation of a peer-reviewed analysis in conjunction with 30-day review

    Q1 2008

    T.

    University Transit Pass Program

    Aug. 8/07

    (COW 07-024)

    Transit

    Report back with structure reflective of proposed Agree-ments, concurrent with 2008 Transit budget consid’n.

    Q1 2008

    U.

    Traffic Control, Woodhill Road, Flamborough

    Sept. 12/07

    (COUNCIL)

    Operations and Maintenance

    Staff to report back

    Q1 2008