TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


June 29, 2015  –  Council Chamber

 

 

PRESENT

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons, *D. Iveson
*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson, A. Knack, A. Sohi, M. Walters
S. Kaffo, 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                                                                                      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                                         4

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Joint Road Traffic Safety Strategy - Education,

             Engineering, Enforcement, Evaluation and

             Engagement                                                                                          4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Opportunities for Commercial Development in

             Future LRT/Transit Infrastructures - LRT

             Stations and Lines - Options for Sale or Lease

             of Air Rights                                                                                           4

6.2        Traffic Safety Improvements                                                            5

6.3        Noise Study Data - Southwest Anthony Henday Drive             6

6.4        Public Involvement Plan - Barriers to

             Participation in Public Engagement - Transit

             Strategy                                                                                                  6

6.5        Transportation Services - Public Engagement Review            7

6.6        Relocation of Valve Site and Lowering of

             Pipelines - Sole Source Agreement for the SE to

             West Valley Line                                                                                   7

6.7        Bylaw 17264 - Closure of Vehicular Access - 105

             Avenue NW between 116 Street NW and 117 Street NW           7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                8

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           8

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   8

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  8

 

 

 

 

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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
1:31 p.m. 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the June 29, 2015, Transportation Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following change:

Replacement Pages:

6.4     Public Involvement Plan - Barriers to
          Participation in Public Engagement - Transit
          Strategy
          -
Attachment 1 of 6.4

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the following meeting minutes be adopted:

  • June 15, 2015, Special Transportation Committee
  • June 17, 2015, Transportation Committee

 

 

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, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4 and 6.5.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee hear from the following speakers:

6.2   Traffic Safety Improvements

·   P. Grell

·   D. Sunner

·   P. Pannu

·   W. Chambers

6.4    Public Involvement Plan - Barriers to Participation
         in Public Engagement - Transit Strategy

·   E. Solez

6.5     Transportation Services - Public Engagement
          Review

·   E. Solez

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That item 6.2 Traffic Safety Improvements be made time specific at 1:30 p.m.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Joint Road Traffic Safety Strategy - Education, Engineering, Enforcement, Evaluation and Engagement

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of September 2, 2015, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due by:
Sept. 2, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Opportunities for Commercial Development in Future LRT/Transit Infrastructures - LRT Stations and Lines - Options for Sale or Lease of Air Rights

 

 

 

M.A. McConnell-Boehm, Sustainable Development, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

D. Wandzura, General Manager, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee meet in private pursuant to sections 16 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act to discuss item 6.1.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 2:38 p.m.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the Committee meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

The Committee met in public at 3 p.m.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

Structure of Interdepartmental Approach for Investment in Transit and LRT

That Administration provide a report with plans for an interdepartmental approach to realize more direct and indirect return on investment in Transit and LRT, specifically around the development and redevelopment of lands surrounding existing and future Transit and LRT nodes, including:

1.    Clear lines of authority, accountability, and communication while integrating policy and planning from all City departments.

2.    Ways to optimize the City's economic benefit (in cash or contributed infrastructure) from the private development value uplifts created by Transit and LRT.

3.    Ways to maximize the transportation mobility of citizens and commerce.

4.    Future possible ways to maximize opportunities around other city facilities, e.g. Recreation centres or other activity centres.

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due by:
Oct. 28, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.2

Traffic Safety Improvements

 

 

 

D. Wandzura, General Manager and C. Walbaum, Transportation Services, made presentations.

P. Grell; D. Sunner; P. Pannu; and W. Chambers, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

C. Walbaum and D. Wandzura, General Manager, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the June 29, 2015, Transportation Services report CR_1632, be received for information.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.3

Noise Study Data - Southwest Anthony Henday Drive

 

 

 

A. Homes, Transportation Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. A. Jones and
D. Wandzura, General Manager, Transportation Services; and B. van der Meer, Alberta Transportation, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the June 29, 2015, Transportation Services report CR_2221, be received for information.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.4

Public Involvement Plan - Barriers to Participation in Public Engagement - Transit Strategy

 

 

 

D. Wandzura, General Manager, and S. Feldman,
Transportation Services, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

E. Solez, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

C. Segin, Office of the City Manager; and S. McCabe, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the June 29, 2015, Transportation Services report CR_1862, be received for information.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.5

Transportation Services - Public Engagement Review

 

 

 

M. Chalifoux, Transportation Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

E. Solez made a presentation. 

D. Wandzura, General Manager, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the June 29, 2015, Transportation Services report CR_2559, be received for information.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.6

Relocation of Valve Site and Lowering of Pipelines - Sole Source Agreement for the SE to West Valley Line

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That a sole source agreement between the City of Edmonton and Keyera Partnership in an amount not to exceed $612,000 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

 

 

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

 

6.7

Bylaw 17264 - Closure of Vehicular Access - 105 Avenue NW between 116 Street NW and 117 Street NW

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee recommend to City Council:

That Bylaw 17264 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

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 4:39 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk