Council ratified their committee work of the past two weeks including: City position on the Provincial Planning Review, golf courses business marketing plan, Hamilton Health Sciences OMB appeal for increased parking near General Hospital, a City appeal of the decision in Canada Post v. City of Hamilton, a reconsideration motion on selling the Auchmar Estate, a study of land transfer taxes, the annual report on homelessness, and sending the province a bill for the Social Assistance Management Software fiasco.
On Canada Post v. Hamilton, Councillors voted 10 to 5 to proceed with an appeal. On Auchmar, they voted 12 to 3 to suspend the negotiations to sell Auchmar to a private bidder.
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