TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


March 11, 2015  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson, A. Knack, M. Nickel, A. Sohi, M. Walters
G. Joseph, Office of the City Clerk
C. Johnston, 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                                                                            3

1.3        Adoption of Minutes                                                                           3

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/

             REPORTS RE-ROUTED BY AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE 3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

5.1        Scona Road Traffic Safety and Speed Mitigation

             Strategies                                                                                               3

5.2        Enhanced Coliseum LRT Station and Pedway to

             Northlands Expo Centre                                                                    4

5.3        Bike Lanes on Utility Corridors (E. Gibbons)                               4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        ETS Fare Policy C451 Draft Revision - U-Pass                           4

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                5

7.1        Potholes in Back Alleys (A. Knack)                                                5

7.2        Streetlight Pole Maintenance and Replacement

             Program (B. Anderson)                                                                      5

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           6

8.1        Civic Agencies Recruitment - Chair Interview and

             Short Listing - Verbal report                                                              6

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   6

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

G. Joseph, Office of the City Clerk, called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m.

Election of Chair

G. Joseph, Office of the City Clerk, called for nominations for the position of Chair, Transportation Committee.  

Councillor S. McKeen nominated Councillor M. Oshry for the position of Chair, Transportation Committee.

G. Joseph, Office of the City Clerk, asked if there were any further nominations. There being no other nominations, 
G. Joseph, declared nominations closed.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Councillor M. Oshry be appointed as Chair, Transportation Committee.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons

 

 

 

G. Joseph, Office of the City Clerk, vacated the Chair and Councillor M. Oshry presided.

Election of Vice-Chair

Councillor M. Oshry called for nominations for the position of Vice-Chair, Transportation Committee.

Councillor M. Oshry nominated Councillor S. McKeen, for the position of Vice-Chair, Transportation Committee. 

Councillor M. Oshry asked if there were any further nominations. There being no other nominations, Councillor M. Oshry declared nominations closed.

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That Councillor S. McKeen be appointed as Vice-Chair, Transportation Committee.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the March 11, 2015, Transportation Committee agenda be adopted, with the deletion of the time specific on item 8.1.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the February 25, 2015, Transportation Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons

 

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, 7.1, 7.2 and 8.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

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/ REPORTS RE-ROUTED BY AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Scona Road Traffic Safety and Speed Mitigation Strategies

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 22, 2015, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due by:
Apr 22, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons

 

5.2

Enhanced Coliseum LRT Station and Pedway to Northlands Expo Centre

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of To Be Determined, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due by:
To Be Determined

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons

 

5.3

Bike Lanes on Utility Corridors (E. Gibbons)

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 22, 2015, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due by:
Apr 22, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

ETS Fare Policy C451 Draft Revision - U-Pass

 

 

 

T. Shewchuk, Transportation Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. C. Stolte, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee recommend to City Council: 

That Edmonton Transit System Fare Policy C451F, be replaced with Edmonton Transit System Fare Policy C451G, as set out in Attachment 1 of the March 11, 2015, Transportation Services report CR_2203.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Potholes in Back Alleys (A. Knack)

 

 

 

B. Dunford, G. Cebryk and D. Wandzura, General Manager, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

Options for Alley Rehabilitation and Renewal

That Administration provide a report to return by November 2015, outlining recommended options for alley rehabilitation and renewal, including the following:

a)    Sustainability

b)    Prioritization

c)    Funding

d)    Equity

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due by: 
Nov 9, 2015

 

 

 

B. Dunford and D. Wandzura, General Manager, Transportation Services; and G. Joseph, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons

 

7.2

Streetlight Pole Maintenance and Replacement Program
(B. Anderson)

 

 

 

G. Cebryk and D. Wandzura, General Manager, Transportation Services; and M. Bohn, Corporate Services (Law), answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

Option for Renewal of Current Inventory of Streetlight Poles

That Administration provide a report outlining options for renewal of the current inventory of streetlight poles, including aesthetics, both in public neighbourhoods and business revitalization zones, and return in the first quarter of 2016.

Transportation Svsc.

 

Due by:
First Quarter 2016

 

 

 

C. Walbaum, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Civic Agencies Recruitment - Chair Interview and Short Listing - Verbal report

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 11:23 a.m. pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 11:53 a.m.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

1.    That Administration arrange interviews with the short listed candidates for 10:30 a.m., on March 25, 2015, in the Councillor’s Boardroom.

2.    That the Civic Agencies Recruitment - Chair Interview and short listing verbal report and short list of candidates remain private pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor M. Oshry asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:53 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk