TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


September 17, 2014  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Henderson, A. Knack, M. Nickel
S. McKerry, 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                                                                            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

3.1        Customer Intake Model - DATS (M. Nickel)                                   3

3.2        Streetlight Pole Maintenance and Replacement

             Program (B. Anderson)                                                                      3

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        LRT - Funding Strategies for Other Lines                                     4

5.2        Smart Bus Implementation - Options for Funding

             (A. Sohi/B. Henderson/T. Caterina)                                                 4

5.3        106th Street Bike Route Winter/Spring Maintenance

             Pilot Project                                                                                           4

5.4        Community Traffic Management Plan - Voting

             Requirements (M. Walters/B. Esslinger)                                        4

5.5        Neighbourhood Renewal Process - Bike Lane

             Infrastructure Engagement Plan                                                      5

5.6        North/South Connections to 83rd Avenue                                   5

5.7        Yellowhead Trail Phase 1 - Application for

             National Component of the Building Canada Fund                   6

5.8        Bike Routes - Assessment of Community Needs,

             Safety, and Underused Bike Lanes                                                6

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              6

6.1        Groat Road Paving - Increase of Funds to Contract

             924368 (Transportation Contract 1430)                                         6

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                6

7.1       Transit Oriented Development - Davies Park and

             Ride (M. Walters/A. Sohi)                                                                    6

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           7

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   7

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  7

 

 

 

 

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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 9:33 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the September 17, 2014, Transportation Committee meeting agenda be adopted.  

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the August 20, 2014, Transportation Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

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: 5.4 and 7.1. 

 

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

3.1

Customer Intake Model - DATS (M. Nickel)

 

 

 

That Administration provide a report to Transportation Committee outlining the following information:

What is the process for DATS customers booking trips, procedures followed by staff and what, if any, new technologies are being considered to enhance the customer experience?

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date: Jan. 2015

 

 

 

3.2

Streetlight Pole Maintenance and Replacement Program
(B. Anderson)

 

 

 

 

 

That Administration provide an update on streetlight pole maintenance and the replacement program currently in place, including the number of streetlight poles and the condition of the poles.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date: Jan. 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

LRT - Funding Strategies for Other Lines

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 2015, be approved.

 

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

Due Date: Jan.  2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

5.2

Smart Bus Implementation - Options for Funding
(A. Sohi/B. Henderson/T. Caterina)

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of October 1, 2014, be approved.

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date: Oct. 1, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

5.3

106th Street Bike Route Winter/Spring Maintenance Pilot Project

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

That the revised due date of October 15, 2014, be approved.

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date: Oct. 15, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

5.4

Community Traffic Management Plan - Voting Requirements (M. Walters/B. Esslinger)

 

 

 

G. Cebryk and A. Homes, Transportation Services; and
S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of October 15, 2014, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date: Oct. 15, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

5.5

Neighbourhood Renewal Process - Bike Lane Infrastructure Engagement Plan

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 2015, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date: Jan. 2015

 

 

In Favour

Carried

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Carried

 

5.6

North/South Connections to 83rd Avenue

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 2015, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date: Jan. 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

5.7

Yellowhead Trail Phase 1 - Application for National Component of the Building Canada Fund

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

That the revised due date of October 1, 2014, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date: Oct. 1, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

5.8

Bike Routes - Assessment of Community Needs, Safety, and Underused Bike Lanes

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

That the revised due date of October 15, 2014, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date: Oct. 15, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Groat Road Paving - Increase of Funds to Contract 924368 (Transportation Contract 1430)

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

That an amendment to the agreement with Graham Construction Ltd., as outlined in Attachment 1 of the September 17, 2014, Transportation Services report CR_1564 be approved, and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Transit Oriented Development - Davies Park and Ride
(M. Walters/A. Sohi)

 

 

 

B. Griffiths, Transportation Services, and E. Backstrom, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee’s questions

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the September 17, 2014, Transportation Services report CR_1439, be received for information.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

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 9:58 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk