SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


June 13, 2011  –  Council Chamber

 

 

PRESENT

B. Henderson, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

Councillors A. Sohi, B. Anderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, L. Sloan
L. Sahli, 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

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.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

3.1        Review of City Policy C542, Development Setbacks

             From River Valley/Ravine Crests - One Year Review                 4

3.2        Corporate Performance Measurement - Draft Target

             Setting - Shift Edmonton's Transportation Mode                        4

3.3        Sidewalk and On-Street Bicycle Lane Program                          5

4.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                6

4.1        North Saskatchewan River Valley System (L. Sloan)                6

5.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                            6

5.1        Roadway Closure Implications                                                        6

5.2        Consultation Issue - North LRT Extension Downtown

             to NAIT                                                                                                    7

5.3        Legal Implications Regarding Proposed Bylaw 14380

             Amendments                                                                                         7

6.          NOTICES OF MOTION                                                                         8

7.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  8

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor B. Henderson called the meeting to order at
1:37 p.m.

L. Sahli, Office of the City Clerk; and R. Boutilier, General Manager, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the June 13, 2011, Special Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Addition:

3.2      Corporate Performance Measurement - Draft Target    Setting - Shift Edmonton's Transportation Mode (Revised Report - with the exception of the June 28, 2011, Corporate Performance Measures)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the following new item which was not specified in the Special Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting notice, be added to the agenda:

Addition:

3.3       Sidewalk and On-Street Bicycle Lane Program

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

1.3

Protocol Items

 

 

 

Councillor B. Henderson on behalf of Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, welcomed students from 
St. Teresa Catholic School and their teacher Mr. Isaac.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 4.1. 5.1, 5.2, and 5.3.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

Requests to speak on the following items were previously approved at the May 25, 2011, Transportation and Public Works Committee meeting:

3.1       Review of City Policy C542, Development Setbacks      From River Valley/Ravine Crests – One Year Review

4.1       North Saskatchewan River Valley System
(L.  Sloan)

*  Michael Mooney, Urban Development Institute Greater Edmonton

*  Charles Richmond, Sierra Club

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the following x-referenced items be made time specific at 2:30 p.m:

3.1       Review of City Policy C542, Development Setbacks From River Valley/Ravine Crests – One Year Review

4.1       North Saskatchewan River Valley System (L. Sloan)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

3.

REPORTS

3.1

Review of City Policy C542, Development Setbacks From River Valley/Ravine Crests - One Year Review

 

 

 

Items 3.1 and 4.1 were dealt with together.

P. Ohm, Sustainable Development, made a presentation.

M. Mooney, Urban Development Institute Greater Edmonton; and C. Richmond, Sierra Club, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions. 

P. Ohm, S. Fekner and R. G. Klassen, General Manager, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the May 25, 2011, Planning and Development Department report 2011PPP115, be referred back to Administration to return with additional information on the progress of Next Steps as set out on page 10 of Attachment 1, Review of City Policy C542 Development Setbacks from River Valley/Ravine Crests

Sustainable Dev.

 

Due Date: Feb. 2012

REVISED ROUTING
Exec. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

3.2

Corporate Performance Measurement - Draft Target Setting - Shift Edmonton's Transportation Mode

 

 

 

R. Boutilier, General Manager, B. Latte and S. McCabe, Transportation Services, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

G. Shimko, Transportation Services; and L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Administration provide a report to the July 20, 2011, City Council meeting recommending:

That the draft targets as outlined in Attachment 2 of the June 13, 2011, Financial Services report 2011SM0948REV, be approved for the following measures:

•           transit ridership per capita

•           overall Transportation Mode split

•           business satisfaction survey on the transportation system

•           travel Time and Reliability for Goods and Services Movements on Select Corridors

•           disabled Adult Transit Service (DATS) Ride Accommodation Rate

•           rate of collisions at intersections per 1,000 population, be amended as follows:

•    that the Corporate Measure  4.3.2, Rate of transportation-related injuries per 1,000 population, 3-year Recommended Target and 10-year Recommended Target, “7" be deleted and replaced with "6.6".

Financial Svcs.

 

 

Due Date:
Jul. 20, 2011

 

City Council

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

3.3

Sidewalk and On-Street Bicycle Lane Program

 

 

 

B. Latte and A. Jones, Transportation Services, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

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

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Transportation and Infrastructure Committee recommend to City Council:

That the guideline of 5% of the Transportation Capital Budget (not including LRT) toward Active Transportation Projects for the 2012-2022 Capital Priorities Plan be a minimum guideline amount, and not a cap.

 

 

 

In Favour:

 

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

4.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

4.1

North Saskatchewan River Valley System (L. Sloan)

 

 

 

Items 3.1 and 4.1 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the May 25, 2011, Planning and Development Department report 2011PPP007 be received for information.

 

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

5.

PRIVATE REPORTS

5.1

Roadway Closure Implications

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 5:20 p.m., pursuant to sections 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 5:34 p.m. 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

1.  That the May 25, 2011, Corporate Services Department report 2011COL009 be received for information.

2.  That the May 25, 2011, Corporate Services Department report 2011COL009 remain private pursuant to sections 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

5.2

Consultation Issue - North LRT Extension Downtown to NAIT

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 5:20 p.m., pursuant to sections 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 5:34 p.m.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

1.  That the May 25, 2011 Corporate Services report 2011COL008 be received for information.

2.  That the May 25, 2011, Corporate Services report 2011COL008, remain private pursuant to sections 25 and  27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

5.3

Legal Implications Regarding Proposed Bylaw 14380 Amendments

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 5:20 p.m., pursuant to sections 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 5:34 p.m.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

1.  That the May 25, 2011 Corporate Services Department report 2011COL010 be received for information.

2.  That the May 25, 2011, Corporate Services Department report 2011COL010 remain private pursuant to sections 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

6.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

 

Councillor B. Henderson asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

7.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 5:36 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk