TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


February 13, 2013  –  Council Chamber

 

 

PRESENT

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, *S. Mandel
* Mayor S. Mandel is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

T. Caterina
C. Mackenzie, 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                                                                                   2

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS                 2

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                    2

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                            2

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                           2

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 2

3.1        Bike Lanes - Consultation Process and Impacts (S. Mandel)     3

3.2        Rememberance Day - Opportunity for Free Transit

             for Veterans (A. Sohi, D. Loken, E. Gibons)                                     3

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                              3

5.1        Road Widening on 50 Street Between Ellerslie and

             Anthony Henday - Service Agreement and

             Implication Questions (A. Sohi)                                              3

6.          REPORTS - NONE                                                                              3

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                   3

7.1        Parking Spots Originally Designated as Passenger

             Pick-up Zones (S. Mandel)                                                                3

7.2        Aurum Road Connection to Anthony Henday - Status

             on Engineering and Construction (E. Gibbons)                             4

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE                                                           4

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                               4

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                               4

 

 

 

 

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Carried

 

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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 9:31 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved B. Anderson

 

 

 

That the February 13, 2013, Transportation Committee agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, S. Mandel

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the January 30, 2013, Transportation Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, S. Mandel

 

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: 5.1, 7.1 and 7.2.

 

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

Bike Lanes - Consultation Process and Impacts (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have received several complaints from businesses about bike lanes and the consultation process. I would like an update on the consultation process and the impact bike lanes are having on communities as it is becoming something far more reaching then I think Council had once anticipated.

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date: Mar. 13, 2013

 

 

 

 

3.2

Remembrance Day - Opportunity for Free Transit for Veterans (A. Sohi/D. Loken/E. Gibbons)

 

 

 

 

 

 

That Administration provide a report to Transportation Committee regarding the opportunity for the City of Edmonton to recognize the sacrifice of our war veterans by offering free public transit (including DATS) on Remembrance Day each year.

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date: May 1, 2013

 

 

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Road Widening on 50 Street Between Ellerslie and Anthony Henday - Service Agreement and Implication Questions
(A. Sohi)

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of March 13, 2013, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date: Mar. 13, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, S. Mandel

 

6.

REPORTS - NONE

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Parking Spots Originally Designated as Passenger Pick-up Zones (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

K. Koropeski, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the February 13, 2013, Transportation Services report 2012TS5490rev, be received for information.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

S. Mandel

 

7.2

Aurum Road Connection to Anthony Henday - Status on Engineering and Construction (E. Gibbons)

 

 

 

B. Latte and J. Meliefste, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the February 13, 2013, Transportation Services report 2013TS7891, be received for information.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi asked whether there were any Notices of Motions. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:50 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk