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Public Works Committee Agenda for September 21, 2009

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City of Hamilton

Monday, September 21, 2009

 

9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

Hamilton Convention Centre

Webster Room

One Summer’s Lane

Hamilton, Ontario

 

Carolyn Biggs

Legislative Assistant

(905)546-2424 Ext. 2604

 

 

 

 

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

    ADDED REPORT:

     

    8.4    Downtown Multi-Modal Transportation Centre (PW08084a/LS09015)

  2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

    3.1      September 14, 2009

  4. DELEGATION REQUESTS
  5. PUBLIC HEARINGS/DELEGATIONS
  6. NOTICES OF MOTIONS
  7. GENERAL INFORMATION/OTHER BUSINESS

    11.1         Outstanding Business Items

     

    (a)       Item I:  Opportunities for Reduction – Public Works Program

                Due Date:  September 21, 2009

                Revised Due Date:  October 19, 2009

     

    (b)       Item L:  Rapid Transit Maintenance Facility Location Review

                Due Date:  October 5, 2009

                Revised Due Date:  November 16, 2009

     

  8. PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

    None

  9. ADJOURNMENT
  10. OUTSTANDING BUSINESS








    OUTSTANDING BUSINESS

    PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE

     

    Issue

    Date Action Initiated

    Lead Division

    Status

    Due Date

    A.

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

    Mar. 6/06

    (PW 05-007)

    Capital Planning & Implementation

    Staff to report back on feasibility

    Oct. 05/09

    B1.

     

     

     

     

     

    B2.

     

     

     

     

     

    B3.

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

     

    Truck Traffic on Fruitland Road Residential Road

     

     

     

    Truck Traffic on Fruitland Road

    Sept. 11/06

    (PW 06-012)

     

     

     

     

    Oct. 25/07

    (COUNCIL)

     

     

     

     

    June 14/09

    (PW 09-010)

    Operations & Maintenance

     

     

     

     

    Operations & Maintenance

     

     

     

     

    Capital Planning & Implementation

    Staff to prepare report

     

     

     

     

    Referred to General Manager for report back to Committee

     

    Staff to report back on status of EA, Stoney Creek OP and SCUBE

    Mar. 22/10

     

     

     

     

     

    Mar. 22/10

    Info Report Sept. 14/09 (PW09078)

     

    Oct. 19/09

    Info Report Sept. 14/09 (PW09078)

    C.

    Biosolids Management Plan

    Aug. 8/07

    (COW 07-024)

    Water & Wastewater

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

    Oct. 05/09

    Report (PW07074b) Sept. 14/09

    D.

    Corporate Energy Policy

    Nov. 5/07

    (PW 07-014)

    Energy, Fleet & Facilities

    Staff to provide quarterly reports showing key performance indicators

    On-going

    E.

    Status of SWMMP

    Nov. 19/07

    (PW 07-015)

    Waste Management

    Staff to review and evaluate potential of user pay or utility-based system

    Nov. 30/09

    F.

    Endorsement of a Sports Field Management Strategy

    Jan. 14/08

    (PW 08-001)

    Operations & Maintenance

    Staff to report back following receipt of comments from stakeholders

    Nov. 30/09

    G.

    Use of Snow Fences in Rural Areas

    Mar. 17/08

    (PW 08-005)

    Operations & Maintenance

    Staff to report back to Committee

    June 14/10

    H.

    Recommendations from the Chamber of Commerce re:  Public Transit Policy

    Apr. 9/08

    (COUNCIL)

    Transit

    Referred to General Manager for report to Committee

    Nov. 30/09

    I.

    Opportunities for Reduction - Public Works Program

    Committee of the Whole

    (COW 08-017)

    Operations & Maintenance

    Staff to report back in the third quarter of 2008 on implications of budget reductions to storm management ponds and outlet control

    Sept. 21/09

    J.

    Control measures to stop dust fall outs resulting from unpaved parking lots and roads on industrial properties

    May 5/08

    (COUNCIL)

    Operations & Maintenance

    Staff to report back on implementation

    June 14/10

    K.

    North End Traffic Management Study (PW08094)

    Jan. 28/09

    (PW 09-002)

    Capital Planning & Implementation

    Item 5 and Info Item (h) referred back to staff for further discussions with N/H reps et al

    Jan. 18/10

    L

    Rapid Transit Maintenance Facility Location Review

    April 6/09

    (PW 09-006)

    Capital Planning & Implementation

    Staff to report back at such time option for properties have been purchased

    Oct. 5/09

    M.

    Parkland Dedication Fees

    April 21/09

    (ED&P 09-009)

    Operations & Maintenance

    Staff to work with Hamilton Trees and Parks Foundation re:  partnership for park acquisition and report back (Transferred from ED&P)

    Nov. 30/09

    N.

    Cosmetic Pesticide Ban – Impact on Sports Field Marking Activities

    Apr. 20/09

    (PW 09-007)

    Operations & Maintenance

    Staff to report back respecting feedback on test outcomes

    Nov. 30/09

    O.

    Public Works Yards Master Plan

    May 5/09

    (PW 09-008)

    Capital Planning & Implementation

    Reports/ business case studies to be brought back to Cte following completion of each component

    Feb. 01/10

    P.

    Green Fleet Implementation Plan Phase 2

    May 5/09

    (PW 09-008)

    Capital Planning & Implementation and Energy, Fleet & Facilities

    Staff to report back with respect to City of Hamilton ranking

    Jan. 18/10

    Q.

    Civic Messaging

    May 25/09

    (PW 09-009)

    Energy, Fleet & Facilities

    Report back with a policy re:  civic messaging on City-owned vehicles

    Mar. 22/10

    R.

    Employee Emergency Ride Home Program

    June 15/09

    (PW 09-010)

    Capital Planning & Implementation

    Staff to report back following one-year trial

    June 14/10

    S.

    Cycling Infrastructure Investment

    June 15/09

    (PW 09-010)

    Operations & Maintenance

    Staff to report back respecting financial investments expended over last decade toward cycling infrastructure

    Mar. 22/10

    T1.

     

     

     

     

     

    T2.

    Standardization of Bus Parts

     

     

     

     

    Standardization of Bus Parts

    June 15/09

    (PW 09-010)

     

     

     

     

    June 15/09

    (PW 09-010)

    Transit

     

     

     

     

     

    Transit

    Staff to report back respecting alternative bus parts purchasing policy

     

    Sub-sections (a) and (b) of Report PW09064 deferred to Q1 2010

    Mar. 22/10

     

     

     

     

     

    Mar. 22/10

    U.

    Littering, Illegal Dumping, Graffiti and Security Issues affecting Municipal Properties abutting Railway Lands

    July 9/09

    (COW 09-020)

    Operations & Maintenance

    Staff to report back on opportunities to address these issues

    March 1/10

    V.

    Petition from Earl Blayney re:  traffic noise at Queenston Road and Reid Avenue

    Aug. 13/09

    (COUNCIL)

    Operations & Maintenance

    Referred to GM of PW for Report to Committee

    Nov. 30/09

    W.

    Petition on behalf of Wentworth Condo. Corp. 132 re:  traffic safety measure at the corner of Queenston Road and Donn Avenue

    Aug. 13/09

    (COUNCIL)

    Operations & Maintenance

    Referred to GM of PW for Report to Committee

    March 1/10