City Hall: March 19- 23 2012

March 19th, 2:30 pm. Finance & Admin. Cte
#2 – Recommendation to declare a portion of the South Street Lands as surplus:
#3 – Report outlining the Mayor’s Trade Mission to China April 23 – 27th:

March 19th, 4pm. Strategic Priorities & Policy Cte.
#2 – Report examining how incentives might be used to motivate green development. Staff report:  & final report:
#3 – Status update of the Industrial Land development Strategy components and timelines:
#4 – Letter from Minister of Health, Deb Matthews advising council the Ministry will not be appointing an asessor to review the London Middlesex Health Unit. This issue was raised during budget deliberations. Letter:
#6 – Thames Valley District School Board requesting a councillor to sit on the two ARC’s (Accommodation Review Commitee). Letter:

March 20th, 3 pm. Special Planning & Environment Cte.
#2 – Report from City Solicitor regarding Methadone Clinics:

March 20th, 5 pm. COUNCIL
Recommendations of Civic Works Cte
: None of the items are controversial. Despite the sound recommendation of the rehabilitation of Meadowlily woods bridge, it may draw comments.
Recommendations of Planning & Environment Cte: A number of controversial items on the agenda.
#19 – 2118 Richmond St. at Sunningdale. Cte in a 4-2 vote turned down the staff recommendation of refusal (high density), in support of the developer. Staff recommendation: Cte recommendation to council found in link noted above.
#20 – 1103 Adelaide St. N. at Huron. Significant public opposition to the redevelopment proposal. Staff recommendation:
#22. – Amendments to Official Plan for Siting of Methadone Clinics. Staff recommendation:
Recommendations of the Community Services Cte: Number of information items including an outstanding report by Citizen’s Advisory Panel on Social Assistance Review and Economic Inequality in London:
Recommendations of Finance & Admin. Cte:  Items that will generate discussion include:
#5 – Advisory Cte Review. Members of Trees and Forest Advisory Cte and Advisory Cte on Environment are concerned with recommendation to amalgamate the Cte’s.
#19 – World Figure Skating Championship Sound and Light Show:
Recommendations of the Investment & Economic Prosperity Cte:  #3 reflects Cncllr Huberts presentation to the Cte.
Recommendations of the Public Safety Cte: Pleased to see the city taking action on #13 -public encroachment into natural areas

March 21st, 12:15 pm. Council Housing Leadership Cte.
#2 – Given the budget cuts to affordable housing, the Investment in Affordable Housing delivery plan passed by council in the fall must be revised as outlined in the report. (not posted on web).
#3 & #4 Also reflect the change in Affordable Housing strategy as a result of council’s budget cuts and change in strategy. Two reports make recommendations for proposed convert to rent and rent supplement program.

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