The City’s Advisory Committee for Persons with Disabilities (ACPD) held their December meeting with two primary topics of discussion: sidewalk quality and accessibility, and ongoing attempts to correct issues with the Hamilton Street Railway.
Ontario Ombudsman Andre Marin says Council’s “Government Relations Contact Team” is not a committee of council for the purpose of open meeting requirements and, as such, their closed door meeting with Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca on July 25, 2014 did not violate the Municipal Act.
Collins said today there was a human error that give him the budget line for the Cannon Bike Track. The Downtown Bus Lane and Cannon Bike Track have nearly identical budget line numbers.
Davis says the amount spent on implementing the bus lane is approximately $245,000.
Council voted to ask Uber to talk with them, asked police to get a further presentation on the proposed new police forensics building, held a closed session of two-and-a-half hours, and – surprisely didn’t debate bus lanes.
Here’s the full wrap-up.
Hamilton’s public housing agency, CityHousing Hamilton, is asking Council for a $3,825,538 budget increase for 2015 citing increased cost due to bed bugs and natural gas costs increases.
The first Planning Committee of this term of Council saw Partridge named chair, Councillor table a controversial secondary use banquet centre in rural Flamborough, debate student housing parking on Main West, and the General Manager of Economic Development and Planning announce changes to his department.
Councillors deferred a decision on a sign variance at the request of the applicant, and referred a special joint bylaw and police noise enforcement proposal to the 2015 Budget debates.
The new Council’s first Public Works Committee meeting is a light one with one public delegation, a Public Works department overview presentation, seven discussion items, and one motion.
The highlights include LED street lights conversion, new bus shelters, and the public delegation regarding lighting around Hamilton General Hospital.
The Committee of Adjustment met today, hearing 11 applications in total. (Full Agenda) Four of them are of note: – 311 & 321 Frances Avenue in Stoney Creek which is a mid-rise residential building proposal – 4 Derek Drive which is home to the Jackson family of Jackson Orchards fame. Jackson Orchards was the last […]
Hamilton’s Veteran’s Committee meets Tuesday to discuss their annual report and prepare for next year’s ceremonies.
The Veteran’s Committee will present to Councillors during the Emergency and Community Services Committee meeting on December 15 at 1:30pm.
Hamilton City Council has four brand new faces, 11 returning incumbents, and Mayor Fred Eisenberger’s second swearing in as Mayor of Hamilton.
Watch live at 5pm as they are sworn in and give their inaugural addresses.