TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


July 10, 2013  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

D. Iveson, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina
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                                                                                      2

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        137 Avenue Proposed Transit Centre                                           3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Slope Instability and Erosion Repair - Funding                          4

6.2        Edmonton Transit Bus Fleet  - Long Term

             Maintenance and Replacement Plan                                              4

6.3        Yellowhead Trail -  149 Street Interchange

             Concept Plan - Public Project Update                                            4

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                5

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           5

8.1        Yellowhead Trail - 149 Street Interchange Concept

             Plan - Project Update                                                                          5

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   6

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

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Action

 

Action

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Carried

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi called the meeting to order at 9:32 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the July 10, 2013, Transportation Committee meeting agenda be approved with the following additions:

6.2   Edmonton Transit Bus Fleet - Long Term Maintenance and Replacement Plan

6.3   Yellowhead Trail - 149 Street Interchange Concept Plan - Public Project Update

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the June 26, 2013, Transportation Committee meeting minutes be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

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: 6.2, 6.3, and 8.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee hear from the following speakers, in panels when appropriate:

6.3 Yellowhead Trail - 149 Street Interchange Concept Plan - Public Project Update

  • S. Hanson
  • F. Buss
  • W. Tuttle, Yellowhead Motor Inn
  • D. Grimble, Trans Canada Yellowhead Highway Association

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

There were no requests for any items to be dealt with at 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

137 Avenue Proposed Transit Centre

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of August 21, 2013, be approved.

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date:
Aug. 21, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Slope Instability and Erosion Repair - Funding

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the July 10, 2013, Transportation Services report CR_112, be received for information.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

6.2

Edmonton Transit Bus Fleet - Long Term Maintenance and Replacement Plan

 

 

 


R. Boutilier, General Manager, Transportation Services;
S. Rapanos, and J. Sirovyak, Corporate Services, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.
D. H. Edey, General Manager, Corporate Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

Long Term Bus Fleet Strategy

That Administration develop a long term strategy for replacement and growth of the bus fleet, including types of buses and new, emerging technologies, and provide a report to Transportation Committee in 2014.

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date:
To be determined

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

6.3

Yellowhead Trail - 149 Street Interchange Concept Plan - Public Project Update

 

 

 


J. Meliefste, Transportation Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee’s questions.

S. Hanson; F. Buss; W. Tuttle, Yellowhead Motor Inn; and D. Grimble, Trans Canada Yellowhead Highway Association, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

J. Meliefste, B. Latte, and R. Gibbard, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the July 10, 2013, Transportation Services report CR_370, be received for information.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee recommend to City Council:

That Stage 1 of the Yellowhead Trail improvements be considered in the next Supplemental Capital Budget profile and that it be broken down into stages, and that Administration provide a report to Council, concurrent with the 2014 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Yellowhead Trail - 149 Street Interchange Concept Plan - Project Update

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

1. That the May 15, 2013, Transportation Services report 2013TS6173, be received for information.

2. That the May 15, 2013, Transportation Services report 2013TS6173, remain private pursuant to sections 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:41 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk