TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


April 13, 2016  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons, *M. Nickel
*Councillor M. Nickel was named a Member of the Committee to maintain quorum, pursuant to section 151(1) Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

T. Caterina

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson, A. Knack
L. Cochrane, City Manager
S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk
D. Siebold, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                            2

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                          2

1.2        Adoption of Agenda                                                                            2

1.3        Adoption of Minutes                                                                           2

1.4        Protocol Items                                                                                      3

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             3

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      3

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              3

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

4.          REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING      3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

5.1        LRT Concept Planning – Future Requirements                          3

5.2        Capital Profile - Construction of the First Two

             Lanes of Aurum Road                                                                         3

5.3        Capital Profile - Twinning of 167 Avenue for 52A

             Street to 76 Street                                                                                4

5.4        Options for Alley Rehabilitation and Renewal                             4

5.5        North/South Connections to 83rd Avenue                                   5

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Valley Line LRT Phase 1 - Intersection

             Performance Estimates                                                                      5

6.2        2016 Transit Service Reallocation Plan                                         5

6.3        Valley Line LRT (Northwest) - Grade Separations                      7

6.4        Northwest LRT Extension - Grade Separation                            7

6.5        Updates to the Traffic Modelling Process                                    8

6.6        Bylaw 17573 - Closure of vehicular access - 120

             Street NW between 107 Avenue NW and 108 Avenue NW        8

6.7        Bylaw 17582 - Closure of vehicle accesses to a

             titled parcel located at 12103 - 127 Street NW,

             from 121 Avenue NW                                                                          8

6.8        Bylaw 17583 - Closure of vehicle access to a

             titled parcel located at 12049 - 127 Street NW,

             from 121 Avenue NW                                                                          8

6.9        Bylaw 17574 - Closure of vehicular accesses – 118

             Avenue NW between 126 Street NW and 127 Street

             NW, and 127 Street NW between 118 Avenue NW and

             119 Avenue NW                                                                                    9

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE                 9

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           9

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   9

9.1        Waiver of Block Party Permit Fees                                                 9

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                10

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor M. Oshry called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the April 13, 2016, Transportation Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the March 23, 2016, Transportation Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no protocol items.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.8 and 6.9.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

Refer to items 6.2 and 9.1.

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

There were no requests for any items to be dealt with a specific time.

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

LRT Concept Planning – Future Requirements

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 27, 2016, be approved.

 

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Due by:
Apr. 27, 2016

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

5.2

Capital Profile - Construction of the First Two Lanes of Aurum Road

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 27, 2016, be approved.

 

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Due by:
Apr. 27, 2106

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

5.3

Capital Profile - Twinning of 167 Avenue for 52A Street to 76 Street

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 27, 2016, be approved.

 

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Due by:
Apr. 27, 2016

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

5.4

Options for Alley Rehabilitation and Renewal

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 27, 2016, be approved.

 

City Operations

Due by:
Apr. 27, 2016

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

5.5

North/South Connections to 83rd Avenue

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of November 2, 2016, be approved.

 

Sustainable Dev.

Due by:
Nov. 2, 2016

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Valley Line LRT Phase 1 - Intersection Performance Estimates

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, General Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. B. Griffith, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the April 13, 2016, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_3340, be received for information.

 

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

6.2

2016 Transit Service Reallocation Plan

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee hear from the following speakers:

  • M. Cooper, Riverdale Community League
  • V. Gupta, Riverdale Community League
  • R. Feroe, Riverdale Community League

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

 

 

 

 

D. Wandzura, General Manager, and E. Robar, City Operations, made a presentation.

M. Cooper, Riverdale Community League, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.
R. Feroe and V. Gupta, Riverdale Community League, answered the Committee's questions.

D. Wandzura, General Manager, B. Sabey, and
E. Robar, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Administration work with the community of Riverdale on a pilot project, including possible reduced Saturday bus service, to understand the causes of declining bus ridership and explore options to increase ridership.

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

S. McKeen

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Oshry, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the April 13, 2016, City Operations report CR_3449, be received for information.

 

City Operations

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

6.3

Valley Line LRT (Northwest) - Grade Separations

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, General Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. L. Cochrane, City Manager, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That Administration engage with impacted stakeholders, including developers and landowners, to provide them with opportunities for input during grade separation assessments for intersections at 149 Street and Stony Plain Road, 178 Street and 87 Avenue, and 137 Avenue and 113A Street during the next level of design.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

6.4

Northwest LRT Extension - Grade Separation

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, General Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. L. Cochrane, City Manager; and B. Griffith, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That the April 13, 2016, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_3317, be received for information.

 

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

6.5

Updates to the Traffic Modelling Process

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the April 13, 2016, Sustainable Development report CR_2935, be received for information.

 

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

6.6

Bylaw 17573 - Closure of vehicular access - 120 Street NW between 107 Avenue NW and 108 Avenue NW

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee recommend to City Council:

 

That Bylaw 17573 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

6.7

Bylaw 17582 - Closure of vehicle accesses to a titled parcel located at 12103 - 127 Street NW, from 121 Avenue NW

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee recommend to City Council:

 

That Bylaw 17582 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

6.8

Bylaw 17583 - Closure of vehicle access to a titled parcel located at 12049 - 127 Street NW, from 121 Avenue NW

 

 

 

P. Szczepanski, Integrated Infrastructures Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee recommend to City Council:

 

That Bylaw 17583 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

6.9

Bylaw 17574 - Closure of vehicular accesses – 118 Avenue NW between 126 Street NW and 127 Street NW, and 127 Street NW between 118 Avenue NW and 119 Avenue NW

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, General Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee recommend to City Council:

 

That Bylaw 17574 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

9.1

Waiver of Block Party Permit Fees

 

 

 

Councillor E. Gibbons requested permission to make a Motion without Customary Notice regarding the waiver of block party permit fees.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Councillor E. Gibbons be given permission to make a Motion without Customary Notice regarding the waiver of block party permit fees.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee hear from the following speaker:

  • M. Sellers, Edmonton Neighbourhood Watch

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee recommend to City Council:

That permit fees for road use, set up and usage of City owned roadway barricades, be waived for block parties within the city, and that the corresponding budget revenues be adjusted accordingly.

 

 

 

 

M. Sellers, Edmonton Neighbourhood Watch, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

D. Wandzura, General Manager, City Operations, and S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 2:57 p.m.

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk