SCC Executive Meeting March 10, 2015

The  March 2015 Minutes are available to download as a PDF 7PM – Zion United Church Rec Centre   Meeting commenced:  7:06PM   Present:  Jonathan, Celeste, Santo, Anne, Michelle, Mike, Brian, Lee, Sgt. Gino Ciarmoli, Greg, Ryan, Connie Regrets:  Raychyl, David, Jason, Councillor Johnson, Monica, Ed S Late Arrival:  Dominic Absent:  Maggie, Jen, Mark, Krist, Jessica, Patti, Christine Resigned:  Ed Castonguay   Additions to Agenda: None   Approval of Minutes:   From September:  in abeyance (as per December Minutes “Minutes of last official meeting not approved.  Members who attended last meeting were not in attendance this evening.”   December’s Minutes were inadvertently re-approved instead of September’s Minutes.  To be added to April Agenda.   Motion by Celeste:  To approve February Minutes. Seconded by:   Mike. Carried.   Continuing Topics:   Item #1, Strathcona Crime Report: From February 1st through March 9th there were zero robberies, two break & enters (residential…an unlocked door and a utility shed), 1 incidence of graffiti (offenders were apprehended and charged), and 1 theft from an auto (car unlocked and electronics were stored visibly on seat).  HPS are planning for JUNOS and St. Patrick’s  Day events.   Item #9 (from New Topics), Hess Village Community Liaison Committee: Abundant discussion begun and punctuated with background information from Jonathan.   Jonathan will pass along his HVCLC information (dating back to 2009) to the new rep for this Committee as he is stepping down this involvement.   Motion by Michelle:  For Brian Lewis and Mike Power to represent the SCC on this Committee. Seconded by:  Lee Carried.   Item #2, Ward 1 Update from Councillor Johnson: Councillor Johnson is diligently following up...

SCC Executive Meeting — February 9, 2015

Download as PDF: SCC Minutes February 2015 MINUTES SCC Executive Meeting Monday, February 9, 2015 7PM – Zion United Church Rec Centre   Meeting commenced: 7:11PM Present: Jonathan, David, Celeste, Lee, Councillor Johnson, Connie, Mike, Raychyl, Anne, Michelle, Dominic, Ed C Regrets: Jessica, Santo, Jen, Mark, Kathleen (guest), Roxanne (guest), Christine, Brian, Monica, Ryan, Sgt. Gino Ciarmoli, Greg, Maggie, Jason Early Departures: Lee, Raychyl Additions to Agenda: Treasurer transition: Currently Jen, Dawn and Jonathan are signatories; Dawn was Treasurer; Michelle needs to take Dawn’s spot; Jonathan to organize a meeting between himself, Michelle and Jen asap to finalize transition. Jonathan will let SCC know of any other changes. Ed requested that a copy of the Treasurer’s Report be included at SCC meetings; that will occur once Michelle is transitioned to her new position Jonathan will email a copy of the 2013/2014 SCC Treasurer’s Report from the AGM to all SCC members Approval of Minutes: From September: in abeyance (as per December Minutes “Minutes of last official meeting not approved. Members who attended last meeting were not in attendance this evening.” To be added to March Agenda. Motion by Lee: To approve January Minutes. Seconded by: Mike.   Discussion ensued regarding liaison opportunities/appointments. Concerns were aired regarding lack of process and need for clear procedures, constitution, by-laws, transparency, etc. in these situations.   Constitution SubCommittee continuing to address (more information in Item # 4). Carried.  Ongoing Topics: Item #1, Strathcona Crime Report: No report. Item #2, Ward 1 Update from Councillor Johnson: The Mount St. Joseph building does not have a heritage building designation; the demo permit was approved and issued during...

SCC Executive Meeting — January 12, 2015

Download as PDF: SCC Minutes January 2015 SCC Executive Meeting Monday, January 12, 2015 7PM – Zion United Church Rec Centre Meeting commenced: 7:02PM Present: Jonathan (President), Sgt Gino Ciarmoli (HPS), A/Sgt Steve Whalen (HPS), Dave, Ed, Mark, Brian McHattie, Councillor Johnson, Connie (Secretary), Ed S (VP), Anne, Lee, Michelle (Treasurer), Michael, Celeste Regrets: Jason, Jessica, Raychyl, Krist, Greg, Maggie, Jen Approval of Minutes: From September: in abeyance (as per December Minutes “Minutes of last official meeting not approved. Members who attended last meeting were not in attendance this evening.” From December:   Moved by Dave to approve; seconded by Ed S. Items: Item #1: Sgt. Ciarmoli reports that for the period of December 1, 2014 through January 10, 2015, in the Strathcona neighbourhood, there was one robbery, two residential B&E’s, and two car thefts. This data can now be found via a new HPS tool available through the HPS website. The data shows incidences (to within a block, approximately) and is updated every 24 hours. Data is searchable up to 60 days prior and will soon be linked to CrimeStoppers; suspicious activity can also be reported this way and is helpful for the HPS to have on file. Sgt. Ciarmoli is available to answer questions, gciarmoli@hamiltonpolice.on.ca or 905-540-5093. Item #2: Councillor Johnson brought guest, ex Ward One councillor Brian McHattie, and introduced him in his new role as a sustainable development consultant, currently working with Paul Shaker and David Premi . Brian reports that he is currently consulting on behalf of developer Luciano Mandarino (Locke Street developer) on a project of 7 storeys, 84 units, with mixed use on the ground...

SCC Executive Meeting — December 8, 2014

Download as PDF: SCC Minutes 2014 December Strathcona Community Council Executive Meeting held on December 8, 2014 At Zion Korean United Church   In attendance: Jonathan (President), Mark, Ed (VP), Lee, Dave, Mike, Anna, Michelle (Treasurer), Dominic, Rachel, Celeste, Ryan, Jessica, Cllr. Johnson, Sgt Ciarmoli Regrets: Greg, Krist, Monica, Jen, Connie, Brian Resigned: Dawn Graham We now have 26 members of executive Notation from Lee: The constitution, there is the original version and there is an updated version. Question: Who has copies and of which version?   Agenda Items: Sgt Gino Ciarmoli will be coming late Councillor Aidan Johnson will be coming late Approval of Minutes: Minutes of last official meeting not approved. Members who attended last meeting were not in attendance this evening. Bitcoin Presentation at The Staircase: Remarks were that the presentation was good despite the small turnout due to the weather. We can look at new venues to hold at The Staircase since their goal is to open more often. West Hamilton Seniors: This group was created last November, its mission is to create health and wellness for seniors in the area. They want seniors to able to address fitness, they have knitting and crocheting clubs, they play cards and board games. On Friday December 12, 2014 at St Joseph’s Catholic School, they are holding a Christmas event. The school choir and eukele choir will be performing. Turkey Rhubarb will be performing as well. There is parking available, the location of event is in the Locke and Herkimer area. Please contact Dominic if you have questions. West Hamilton Seniors (cont): This group focuses on people who are...

SCC Executive Meeting — November 13, 2014

Download as PDF: Nov13 2014 Annual General Meeting Agenda MINUTES Agenda & Ballot Strathcona Community Council Annual General Meeting Thursday, November 13th, 2014 7:00 PM Zion Korean United Church Napier St. Rec Centre Entrance   Welcome: Please sign in and declare if you would like to become a member of the executive.   Activity 1 – 7:00-7:40 – Speed-Date the Neighbourhood   Eight tables of local business, activists, and public services. Attendees will pick a table at the start and rotate from one table to the next when signalled. Each table will give attendees a quick summary of their topic. Permitting for some quick questions and answers.   Activity 2 – 7:40-7:50 – Break and Open Discussion   Please, take this time to follow up with any table you found interesting and to partake of the free snacks and drinks.   Activity 3 – 7:50-8:10 – Thank you to Councillor Brian McHattie and his staff and Introduction of incoming Councillor Aidan Johnson   Unfortunately Cllr. McHattie is unable to attend do to other engagements out of the city.   Dale Brown, Executive Assistant to Brian McHattie, read a statement from Brian.   Introduction by Councillor Elect, Aidan Johnson.     Activity 4 – 8:10-8:20 – SCC AGM formal procedure   Introduction by President Jonathan Therien Thank yous: Rolly (Support/food for Screen on the Green – will step up as full sponsor next year!), Young Kim (Zion – great space, so much potential), Midas and De la Sol (sponsor food box depot at York and Locke), Sam Marcazy (donation of chocolate eggs for egg hunt – thanks Dom Sorbara for the...
Annual General Meeting 2014

Annual General Meeting 2014

We would like to invite you and your neighbours to our Annual General Meeting (AGM). Have you been interested in what is going on in Strathcona over the past year? Are you curious about getting involved in planning and promoting local events? Wonder what the community council has been up involved with? This is your chance Come out and meet the council executive. If you’re willing, join our volunteer group. This will also be a unique opportunity for you to meet our new Ward One Councillor Aidan Johnson if you missed your chance during the election campaign. Our AGM is Thursday, November 13th, starting at 7 pm.  It is being held at the Zion United Recreation Centre, 69 Pearl St. N., Hamilton, ON. You can enter the building from the Napier St. entrance. Please feel free to share our invitation to your network either through email, word of mouth or your social media network.   What has the @hamiltonscc done in 2014? Interested? AGM-Thurs, Nov. 13 http://t.co/EzIxjIdXiq #hamont pic.twitter.com/6mf28ca5v4 — Strathcona Community (@hamiltonscc) November 4,...