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Public Works Committee Agenda for January 17, 2011

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City of Hamilton

Monday, January 17, 2011

 

9:30 a.m.

 

 

Council Chambers

City Hall

71 Main Street West

Hamilton, Ontario

 

 

Andy Grozelle,  

Legislative Assistant

(905) 546-2424 ext. 5987

 

 

Please note:      All electronic devices to be switched to a non-audible function during Council and Committee meetings.

 

                        Agenda available on-line at www.hamilton.ca


  1. A.        CEREMONIAL ACTIVITIES (i)         Cheque Presentation, Horizon Utilities, Phase II of the District Cooling project  CHANGES TO THE AGENDA

    Changes to the Agenda

     

    (a)    DELEGATION REQUEST

     

            4.3  Delegation Request from Daniel Sinha, respecting the recently installed stop sign at Linington Trail and Newcombe Road (Dundas)  

     

    (b)     GENERAL INFORMATION/OTHER BUSINESS

     

    11.5     Outstanding Vacancy on the Solid Waste Management Plan Steering Committee for the 2010-2014 term of Council

  2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  4. CONSENT ITEMS

    5.1      Minutes of Various Sub-Committees (FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY)

     

    5.1.1   Hamilton Cycling Committee – September 1, 2010

     

    5.1.2   Waste Reduction Task Force

    (a)      April 21, 2010

    (b)       May 19, 2010

    (c)        June 16, 2010

    (d)       July 21, 2010

    (e)       September 15, 2010

    (f)         October 20, 2010

     

    5.2       Minutes of the Halton-Hamilton Source Protection Committee – September 8, 2010

     

     

    5.3       Lake Erie Region Source Protection Committee

                            (a)       September 2, 2010

                            (b)       October 7, 2010

     

    5.4       2011 Budget Request – Public Works Volunteer Committee (Hamilton Cycling Committee (PW11006) (City Wide) 

     

    5.5       2011 Budget Request – Public Works Volunteer Committee (Clean City Liaison Committee) (PW11007) (City Wide) 

     

    5.6     Intersection Control List (PW11001) (Wards 1, 3, 7, 9, 11, 12 and 15) 

     

  5. PUBLIC HEARINGS/DELEGATIONS
  6. PRESENTATIONS
  7. GENERAL INFORMATION/OTHER BUSINESS

    11.1    Appointment to Selection Sub-Committee (two members required) (Memorandum Attached)

     

    11.2    Review and Adoption of Outstanding Business List (referred from previous Public Works Committee)

     

    11.3    Items on the Outstanding Business List

     

    (a)       Verbal Updates on Outstanding Business Items

     

                (i)         Item H:     QEW Underpass Rehabilitation Projects

     

    (b)       Items on the Outstanding Business List requiring approval for removal

     

    (i)         Item J:       Petition - Lack of Proper Sidewalks on Hwy. 53

     

    11.4    Upcoming Public Information Session on the Solid Waste Management Master Plan Review (verbal)

     

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








    OUTSTANDING BUSINESS

    PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE

     

    Issue

    Date Action Initiated

    Lead Division

    Status

    Due Date

    A.

    Biosolids Management Plan

    Apr. 19/09

    (PW 10-006)

    Environment & Sustainable Infrastructure

    Staff to report back following independent analysis of conflicting analysis by Black & Veatch and Liberty Energy

    March 7/11

    B.

    Corporate Energy Policy

    Nov. 5/07

    (PW 07-014)

    Transportation, Energy & Facilities

    Staff to provide quarterly reports showing key performance indicators

    Ongoing

    C.

    Use of Snow Fences in Rural Areas

    Mar. 17/08

    (PW 08-005)

    Operations & Waste Management

    Staff to report back to Committee

    June 20/11

    D.

    Opportunities for Reduction - Public Works Program

    Committee of the Whole

    (COW 08-017)

    Operations & Waste Management

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

    During 2011 budget deliberations

    E.

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

    May 14/08

    (COUNCIL)

    Operations & Waste Management

    Staff to report back on implementation

    March 7/11

    F1.

     

     

     

     

     

    F2.

    Standardization of Bus Parts

     

     

     

     

    Standardization of Bus Parts

    June 15/09
    (PW 09-010)

     

     

     

     

    June 15/09

    (PW 09-010)

    Transportation, Energy & Facilities

     

     

     

    Transportation, Energy & Facilities

    Staff to report back respecting alternative bus parts purchasing policy

     

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

    March 7/11

     

     

     

     

    March 7/11

    G.

    High-Efficiency Toilet Replacement Program

    Jan. 18/10

    (PW 10-001)

    Environment & Sustainable Infrastructure

    Staff to investigate a replacement program and report back

    March 7/11

    H.

    QEW Underpass Rehabilitation Projects - Grays, Winona and Fifty Road Interchanges

    Mar. 10/10

    (COUNCIL)

    Environment & Sustainable Infrastructure

    Staff to report outlining options re:  incorporation of sidewalks and source of funding

    Jan. 2011 pending Capital Budget process

    Verbal update provided at Sept. 20/10 meeting

    I.

    Correspondence from various MP’s re:  Support for Bill C-46 - Federal Legislation for Transit and other Green Commuter Choices

    April 28/10

    (COUNCIL)

    Environment & Sustainable Infrastructure

    Referred to staff for report to Committee

    June 20/11

    J.

    Petition - Lack of Proper Sidewalks on Hwy. 53 between Upper Gage and Upper Wentworth

    June 9/10

    (COUNCIL)

    Environment & Sustainable Infrastructure

    Referred to staff for report to Committee

    Oct. 4/10

    K.

    Smart Commute Hamilton Program

    June 23/10

    (PW 10-009)

    Environment & Sustainable Infrastructure

    Staff to report back annually, commencing September 2011 on funding agreements

    Sept. 19/11

    L.

    Waterdown Aldershot East - West Transportation Master Plan

    June 23/10

    (PW 10-009)

    Environment & Sustainable Infrastructure

    Staff to report back on policy re:  noise and light mitigation

    June 20/11

    M.

    Installation Policy for Intersection and Mid-Block Pedestrian Signals

    July 8/10

    (COUNCIL)

    Environment & Sustainable Infrastructure

    Staff to undertake public review and report back with recommendations to update policy

    Dec. 12/11

    N.

    Hamilton Veterans’ Committee Report 10-002
    Veterans’ Way of Remembrance

    Sept. 15/10

    (Referred from E&CS 10-011)

    Operations & Waste Management

    Staff to report to Public Works Committee re:  request to add “Veterans’ Way of Remembrance”

    Sept. 19/11

    O.

    Litter, Illegal Dumping and Security Issues affecting Municipal Properties abutting Railways

    Sept. 29/10

    (PW 10-010)

    Operations & Waste Management

    Staff to report back following completion of pilot project in November 2011

    Nov. 7/11

    P.

    Provincial Discussion of ten year Infrastructure Plan

    Sept. 29/10

    (PW 10-010)

    Environment & Sustainable Infrastructure

    Staff to report back following dialogue with Provincial and Federal levels re:  funding opportunities

    June 20/11

    Q.

    Backyard Slope Failure - 2 Cherry Road, Hamilton

    Sept. 29/10

    (PW 10-010)

    Environment & Sustainable Infrastructure

    Staff to report back following review of geotechnical report

    Feb. 7/11

    R.

    Winter Control Program Maintenance Service Levels for Cycling Infrastructure

    Oct. 13/10

    (PW 10-011)

    Operations & Waste Management

    Staff to report back by June 2011 with proposed service levels

    June 20/11

    S.

    Proposed Permanent Closure and Sale of Public Unassumed Alley Abutting 50 Cayley Street, Dundas

    Oct. 13/10

    (PW 10-011)

    Operations & Waste Management

    Referred back to staff to consider comments made at Committee meeting

    Feb. 7/11