I have moved this motion at the November 2nd, 2015 Public Works Committee meeting: That staff be directed to install an all-way stop control at the intersection of Kittyhawk Drive and Upper Paradise Street. With the support from my council colleagues this 3 way stop can be installed at this location.
When you have closed landfill sites that are too unstable to build on, the options for utilizing this land let alone generating revenue from it are limited. These sites could prove to be an asset for energy production in the city. I believe it is worth investigating whether or not these lands are suitable for this [...]
Hockey Tournament – Affiliated Rates WHEREAS, Amateur sport in Hamilton involves people of all ages and backgrounds; AND WHEREAS, Sporting events and tournaments bring economic uplift to the City of Hamilton and its businesses through increased hotel bookings and restaurant business; AND WHEREAS, The City of Hamilton encourages organizations that promote physical fitness and activity [...]
I have moved this motion at the April 22, 2015 meeting of Council. Whereas the City of Hamilton enacted a by-law which requires Canada Post to first obtain a permit prior to installing community mailboxes in or under roads under Hamilton's jurisdiction; and Whereas Canada Post has been installing community mailboxes without obtaining a permit [...]
As of today the City has received over 700 calls this year for residents who have had their water service disrupted due to frozen pipes. 15% of those (over 100) have been due to frozen pipes on the city side. Today I moved a motion at the Public Works Committee to direct staff to look [...]
WHEREAS, tobogganing is considered a Canadian recreational activity; WHEREAS, legal precedence has been established by the courts on tobogganing litigation; WHEREAS, the City of Hamilton banned tobogganing on city property by by-law, and still remained liable, resulting in a large damage award; WHEREAS, municipalities within the Province of Ontario who have banned; restricted and closed hills to tobogganing [...]
First, the Banner Bylaw In the last number of years we have had several complaints from concerned Mountain residents pertaining to banners overhanging the overpasses on the Linc and addressing the safety concerned. I have been working with staff to adopt a bylaw that prevents any banner, without the permission of the City, to be [...]
CITY OF HAMILTON MOTION Council Date: April 23, 2014 MOVED BY COUNCILLOR T. WHITEHEAD ...................................... SECONDED BY COUNCILLOR ..................................................... REVENUE GENERATION AND COST REDUCTION OPPORTUNITIES WHEREAS one of the City's strategic objectives is to enhance overall sustainability; WHEREAS Council has directed staff to explore non-residential tax revenues; WHEREAS the City of Hamilton has recently realigned [...]
That the Director of Building Services be authorized and directed to issue a demolition permit for 89 Stone Church Road West in accordance with By-Law 09-208, pursuant to Section 33 of the Planning Act, as amended. Read the original HERE.
Ward 8 Area Rating - Buchanan Park Splash Pad (a) That $150,000 from Reserve #108058 – Ward 8 Area Rating Special Capital Reinvestment Reserve – be utilized to partially fund the purchase of 220 Cranbrook Drive/20 Gemini Drive (St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Elementary School) and be transferred to Reserve #104090 – Parkland Dedication Fee to facilitate such [...]