SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING

 

MINUTES


December 15, 2009   –  COUNCIL CHAMBER

 

 

PRESENT

S. Mandel, K. Leibovici, R. Hayter, A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, B. Anderson, L. Sloan, K. Krushell, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Thiele

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Clerk

T. Orbell, Office of the City Clerk

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                             1

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                          1

1.2        Adoption of Agenda                                                                            2

1.3        Explanation of Public Hearing Process                                        2

1.4        Call for Persons to Speak                                                                 2

2.          REPORTS                                                                                              2

2.1        Process for Public Hearing on the Transportation

             System Bylaw 15101 - December 15, 2009                                    2

3.          BYLAWS                                                                                                 2

3.1        Bylaw 15101 - To Establish a Transportation

             System for the City of Edmonton                                                    2

4.          NOTICES OF MOTION                                                                         6

5.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  7

 

 

 

 

Carried

See Minutes

See Minutes

 

 

Carried

 

 

3 Readings

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel called the meeting to order at 9:33 a.m.

 

Councillor R. Hayter was absent.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved J. Batty - E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the December 15, 2009, Special City Council Public Hearing agenda be adopted.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Leibovici, A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, B. Anderson, L. Sloan, K. Krushell, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Thiele

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

R. Hayter

 

1.3

Explanation of Public Hearing Process

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel explained the public hearing process.

 

Councillor R. Hayter entered the meeting.

 

 

2.

REPORTS

2.1

Process for Public Hearing on the Transportation System Bylaw 15101 - December 15, 2009

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the November 19, 2009, Corporate Services Department/Transportation Department report 2009COC090, be received for information.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Leibovici, R. Hayter, A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, B. Anderson, L. Sloan, K. Krushell, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Thiele

 

3.

BYLAWS

3.1

Bylaw 15101 - To Establish a Transportation System for the City of Edmonton

 

 

 

R. Boutilier, General Manager, Planning and Development Department; and A. Laughlin and B. Latte, Transportation Department, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. P. Ohm, Planning and Development Department; and D. Piecowye, Corporate Services Department (Law), answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel asked if there was any new information anyone in attendance wished to address.

 

J. Kolkman; D. Kereluk, Stony Plain Road and Area BRZ; I. Hunter; A. Knack; and J. Post, Glenwood Community League, made presentations.  M. Makarechian, Edmonton Transit System Advisory Board, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.  G. Broadbent, made a presentation.

 

A handout provided by J. Kolkman was distributed to Members of Council and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - D. Thiele:

 

 

 

That the public hearing on Bylaw 15101 be closed.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Reconsidered

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Leibovici, R. Hayter, A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Thiele

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

 

A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Clerk, answered Council's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici - J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the following motion be reconsidered:

 

Moved:  B. Henderson - D. Thiele:

 

3.1. Bylaw 15101 - To Establish a Transportation System for the City of Edmonton

 

That the public hearing on Bylaw 15101 be closed.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Leibovici, A. Sohi, J. Batty, B. Anderson, L. Sloan, K. Krushell, T. Caterina, D. Iveson

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

R. Hayter, E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, D. Thiele

 

 

Amendment moved K. Leibovici - J. Batty:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 15101 be amended by deleting:

 

1.  From Appendix "C" page 2:  "Then eastward along Stony Plain Road/104 Avenue to 109 Street" and replace with "to an alignment yet to be determinded to 104 Avenue/121 Street, then eastward along 104 Avenue to 109 Street"; and

 

2.  From Appendix "A" to the LRT route "eastward along Stony Plain Road/104 Avenue to 109 Street."

 

 

 

A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Clerk; B. Latte, Transportation Department; D. Piecowye, Corporate Services Department (Law); and P. Ohm, Planning and Development Department, answered Council's questions.

 

A handout provided by I. Hunter was distributed to Members of Council and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

 

A. Laughlin and R. Boutilier, General Manager, Transportation Department, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

K. Leibovici, J. Batty, K. Krushell, T. Caterina, D. Iveson

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

S. Mandel, R. Hayter, A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, B. Anderson, L. Sloan, B. Henderson, D. Thiele

 

 

Amendment moved J. Batty - K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 15101 be amended by deleting the West LRT line and all commentary from Appendix "C" page 2 and by deleting the West LRT line from the map in Appendix "A".

 

 

 

B. Latte, Transportation Department;  R. Boutilier, General Manager, and A. Laughlin, Transportation Department, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

K. Leibovici, A. Sohi, J. Batty, K. Krushell, T. Caterina

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

S. Mandel, R. Hayter, E. Gibbons, B. Anderson, L. Sloan, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Thiele

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel asked if there was any new information anyone in attendance wished to address. No one responded.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - D. Thiele:

 

 

 

That the public hearing on Bylaw 15101 be closed.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Leibovici, R. Hayter, A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, B. Anderson, L. Sloan, K. Krushell, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Thiele

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - D. Thiele:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 15101 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, R. Hayter, A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, B. Anderson, K. Krushell, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Thiele

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici, J. Batty, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - D. Thiele:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 15101 be read a third time

 

Distribution List

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Leibovici, R. Hayter, A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, B. Anderson, K. Krushell, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Thiele

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici - J. Batty:

 

 

 

Impacts of the West LRT

 

1.  That Administration provide an information report on the following impacts related to the West LRT and describe how they will be mitigated through the concept planning and design process:

- traffic impact, specifically accommodating the displaced traffic from Stony Plain Road

- removal of access from abutting properties to the LRT alignment

2.  Administration work with businesses along Stony Plain Road and bring forward a process to understand and mitigate their issues.

 

Transportation

 

Due Date: Apr. 20/2010

 

Motion amended
See June 9/10, Council meeting minutes, page 12

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Leibovici, R. Hayter, A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, B. Anderson, L. Sloan, K. Krushell, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Thiele

 

 

Moved L. Sloan - K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

Contingency Figure Projections

 

If contingency figures for the construction of the LRT that were contained within projections, are subject to adjustments that exceed 10%, Administration return to City Council with revised projections.

 

Transportation

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Leibovici, R. Hayter, A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, B. Anderson, L. Sloan, K. Krushell, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Thiele

 

 

4.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel asked if there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 2:42 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk