TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


April 3, 2013  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

D. Iveson, K. Diotte, K. Leibovici
L. Sahli, 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                                                                              3

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Funding of 102 Avenue Bridge over Groat Road                        3

6.2        Repairs to High Traffic Roadways - Contract

             Completion Review                                                                             3

6.3        Transit Service Needs - Prioritization                                            4

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                4

7.1        Road Construction Sites (K. Diotte)                                               4

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           5

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

               NOTICE                                                                                                 5

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  5

 

 

 

 

Carried

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See minutes

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Action

 

Action

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Action

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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  1:35 p.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the April 3, 2013, Transportation Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following change:

Addition:

6.3   Transit Service Needs - Prioritization

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That the March 13, 2013, Transportation Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, D. Loken, B. Anderson

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

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 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

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquires.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Funding of 102 Avenue Bridge over Groat Road

 

 

 

B. Belcourt and B. Nicholson, Transportation Services, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions. K. Koropeski, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

Funding of 102 Avenue Bridge over Groad Road – Feasibility and Options

That the April 3, 2013, Transportation Services report 2013TS6227, be referred back to Administration to:

·         examine the feasibility of developing a divided multi-use trail on both sides of the 102 Avenue bridge over Groat Road project (narrowed bridge size)

·         provide options for alternate transit re-routing andpedestrian shuttle options, along with estimated numbers of shuttle users

·         outline the operating impact of the above changes

and return to the April 17, 2013, Transportation Committee meeting with the suggested Capital Profile adjustment.

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date:  Apr 17, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.2

Repairs to High Traffic Roadways - Contract Completion Review

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 7.1 were dealt with together.

 

 

 

Refer to item 7.1.

 

6.3

Transit Service Needs - Prioritization

 

 

 

K. Koropeski, Transportation Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. C. Stolte and
R. Boutilier, General Manager, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

Transit Service Needs Prioritization - Additional Information

That the April 3, 2013, Transportation Services report 2013TS4633 be referred back to Administration to provide additional information on the minimum number of buses needed to address the schedule adherence, overloads and peak hour service issues, and that the report return to Transportation Committee prior to consideration of the 2014 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment.

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date: To be determined

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Road Construction Sites (K. Diotte)

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 7.1 were dealt with together.

B. Stephenson, Transportation Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.     C. Walbaum, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

Road Authority and On-Street Construction - Draft City Policy

That Administration provide a report to Transportation Committee outlining further information regarding the governance and accountability roles of the Road Authority that regulates all on-street construction, and prepare a draft City Policy for the Committee’s consideration.

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date: Jun. 12, 2013

 

 

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 Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3:22 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk