Agenda out for COWSept.25: City wide parking study; skatepark in Lowville; rates and fees; museum redevelopment

Committee of the Whole, 1&6:30 pm, Council Chambers

Rendering of the Joseph Brant expansion.

The following items will be discussed at the Committee of the Whole – Regular, 1pm and 6:30pm, Mon. Sept. 25. Residents can register to delegate (speak to committee) on any item on the agenda for up to 10 minutes.

Advance registration is required: Register as a Delegation

Read complete agenda and reports here: COW Sept. 25

I serve as Chair of COW-Regular. Watch for further articles on these items, including My Take.

Consent Items:

Reports of a routine nature, which are not expected to require discussion and/or debate.  Staff may not be in attendance to respond to queries on items contained in the Consent Agenda.

3.1 Operating budget performance as at June 30, 2017 (F-36-17) 1 – 20

3.2 Financial status report as at June 30, 2017 (F-39-17) 21 – 36

3.3 Local Improvement By-law rate update (CW-71-17) 37 – 40

3.4 Bay area climate change partnership (CW-45-17) 41 – 55

3.5 Sustainable Hamilton Burlington membership (CW-69-17) 56 – 62

3.6 Community Energy Plan – Ministry of Energy Funding agreement (CW- 75-17) 63 – 66

Regular Items:

4.1 Feasibility of skate park in Kilbride or Lowville Park (CW-37-17) 67 – 86 Note: Staff will provide a presentation

4.2 Hamilton Harbour remedial action plan (CW-47-17) 87 – 134 Note:  Staff will provide a presentation

4.3 Joseph Brant Museum transformation project (F-33-17) 135 – 149 Note:  Appendices A, B and C will be distributed under separate cover following the September 20 tender opening

4.4 2018 rates and fees (F-29-17) 150 – 219 Note: Schedule A can be accessed at

4.5 2017 city wide parking study (PB-65-17) 220 – 430 Notes:  This item will be discussed at 6:30 p.m.

Presentation by Peter Richards, IBI Group

Confidential Items:

Confidential reports may require a closed meeting in accordance with the Municipal Act, 2001. Meeting attendees may be required to leave during the discussion.

5.1 Confidential verbal update regarding a labour relations matter

Any motions or recommendations arising from this meeting will go to City Council for final approval Tues. Oct. 10, 6:30 pm, in Council Chambers. Residents can delegate at council for up to five minutes. Advance registration is required: Register as a Delegation

If you already spoke on an item at Committee, you can speak to Council, but must bring new information on that item.

Read the full agenda and related reports here: COW Sept. 25


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Agenda out for P&DSept.26: Zoning by-law amendments; heritage Burlington citizen advisory committee annual report