TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC WORKS

COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


June 15, 2010  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

Councillor A. Sohi
J. Charchun, Office of the City Clerk
M. Barnes, 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                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

4.          STATUS REPORT                                                                                3

4.1        Environmental Committee of Council                                            3

4.2        Alternative Transit Service Model (K. Leibovici)                          4

5.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

5.1        Summerside and Ellerslie Crossing - Century Park

             LRT Station                                                                                            4

5.2        Bus Service to LRT Stations                                                            4

5.3        Contingency Plans for SLRT Over-Capacity

             Ridership Challenges                                                                         5

5.4        Three-Year Budget and Implementation Strategy for

             Addressing Transit Service Levels                                                 5

5.5        Winter Road Abrasive Mixing Process Technology

             Development Agreement                                                                   6

6.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                7

6.1        Local Improvement Levy – Reduction or

             Compensation of Costs (K. Krushell/ D. Iveson)                         7

7.          PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE                                                             8

8.          NOTICES OF MOTION                                                                         8

9.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  8

 




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DECISION SUMMARY

 

ITEM

 

DECISION

 

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

 

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

 

Councillor D. Iveson called the meeting to order at
9:35 a.m.

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

 

That the June 15, 2010, Transportation and Public Works Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

6.1 Local Improvement Levy – Reduction or Compensation of Costs

 

Replacement Report:

4. Status of Reports Transportation and Public Works Committee

 

Replacement page:

June 3, 2010, Transportation and Public Works Committee meeting minutes

Pages 7/8

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

 

That the following minutes be adopted:

* June 3, 2010, Transportation and Public Works Committee

* June 4, 2010, Special Transportation and Public Works Committee

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

K. Leibovici, R. Hayter, L. Sloan, D. Iveson

 

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Leading in Local Government Participants
( D. Iveson)

On behalf of the Committee, Councillor D. Iveson welcomed the seven new managers who are participants in "Leading in Local Government," a segment of the City Leadership Orientation Program, led by A. Sinclair, City Clerk; and A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Clerk.

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

 

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5 and 6.1.

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

 

There were no requests for time specifics.

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

 

There were no Councillor inquiries.

 

 

4.

STATUS REPORT

 

4.1

Environmental Committee of Council

 

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

 

That the revised due date of July 13, 2010, be approved.

 

Corporate Svcs.

 

Due Date: Jul. 13, 2010

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

4.2

Alternative Transit Service Model (K. Leibovici)

 

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

 

That the revised due date of September 7, 2010, be approved.

 

Transportation

 

Due Date: Sep. 7, 2010

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

5.

REPORTS

 

5.1

Summerside and Ellerslie Crossing - Century Park LRT Station

 

 

 

 

K. Koropeski and R. Boutilier, General Manager, Transportation Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

 

That the May 11, 2010, Transportation Department report 2010TD9483 be received for information. 

Transportation

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

5.2

Bus Service to LRT Stations

 

 

 

 

K. Koropeski and R. Boutilier, General Manager, Transportation Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

 

Neighbourhood Planning Transit Framework

That Administration return to Transportation and Public Works Committee with a report outlining Administration's framework when transit is considered during neighbourhood planning, including pedestrian linkages to transit, and Administration’s recommendations for options to reduce transit traveling time.

Transportation

 

Due Date: Sep. 7, 2010

 

 

 

 

R. Boutilier, General Manager and K. Koropeski, Transportation Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

5.3

Contingency Plans for SLRT Over-Capacity Ridership Challenges

 

 

 

 

R. Boutilier and D. Geake, Transportation Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

 

Future Projected LRT Ridership Challenges and Recommendations

That Administration return to Transportation and Public Works Committee with a report outlining future projected over-capacity LRT ridership challenges and recommendations.

Transportation

 

Due Date: Sep. 7, 2010

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

5.4

Three-Year Budget and Implementation Strategy for Addressing Transit Service Levels

 

 

 

 

R. Boutilier, General Manager and K. Koropeski, Transportation Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

 

City Auditor's Transit Recommendations and Implementation Update

1. That Administration return to Transportation and Public Works Committee with an update on the implementation of the City Auditor's 2006 recommendations for Transit, and Administration’s follow up work in 2009.

 

Framework for Transit Funding Needs Associated with Service Requirements

2. That Administration provide a report to Transportation and Public Works Committee on a broader framework/model for the consideration of funding needs associated with service requirements, incorporating traditional tax levy and alternative sources of funding, and including best practices by other jurisdictions.

Transportation

 

Due Date: Sep. 7, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transportation

 

Due Date: Sep. 7, 2010

 

 

 

 

R. Boutilier, General Manager, Transportation Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

5.5

Winter Road Abrasive Mixing Process Technology Development Agreement

 

 

 

 

B. Stephenson and R. Dunford, Transportation Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

 

That an agreement with the Edmonton Waste Management Centre of Excellence, to develop enhanced process technology for the mixing of winter street sand/chip/salt, for a period of seven years at a value not to exceed $7,000,000 including GST, be approved and that the agreement be in a form acceptable to the City Manager.

Transportation

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

 

Terms of Ownership of Winter Road Abrasive Mixing Process Technology

That Administration return to Transportation and Public Works Committee with a report outlining the potential terms of ownership of enhanced process technology for the mixing of winter street sand/chip/salt, following implementation of the seven year agreement with the Edmonton Waste Management Centre of Excellence.

Transportation

 

Due Date: November 2010

 

 

 

 

R. Dunford and B. Stephenson, Transportation Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

6.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

6.1

Local Improvement Levy – Reduction or Compensation of Costs (K. Krushell/D. Iveson)

 

 

 

 

B. Stephenson, Transportation Department; and I. Johnson, Corporate Services Department (Law), made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

That the June 8, 2010, Transportation Department report 2010TD5590 be received for information.

Transportation

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

7.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

 

8.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

 

 

Councillor D. Iveson asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

 

9.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:50 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk