TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC WORKS

COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


September 7, 2010  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan,*S. Mandel

 *Mayor S. Mandel is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150 (2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

Councillors B. Anderson and B. Henderson
A. Giesbrecht, 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                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

3.1        Restriction of Garden Pesticides (L. Sloan/D.

             Iveson/K. Leibovici                                                                              3

4.          STATUS REPORT                                                                                4

4.1        City Auditor's Transit Recommendations and

             Implementation Update                                                                      4

4.2        Future Projected LRT Ridership Challenges and

             Recommendations                                                                              4

4.3        Alternative Transit Service Model (K. Leibovici)                          4

4.4        Framework for Transit Funding Needs Associated

             with Services Requirements                                                             5

4.5        Neighbourhood Planning Transit Framework                             5

4.6        Motorcycle Parking (D. Thiele/ A. Sohi)                                         5

4.7        LRT Long-Term Sustainable Funding Options                           5

4.8        Top-of-Bank Encroachment Follow-Up                                        6

5.          REPORTS                                                                                              6

5.1        Drainage Services Utilities Supplemental

             Information                                                                                            6

5.2        2011 Budget Guideline for the Drainage Services

             Utilities                                                                                                    7

5.3        Updated Utility Fiscal Policy for the Sanitary and Land

             Drainage Utilities                                                                                  7

5.4        Waste Management Utility Supplemental Information               7

5.5        2011 Budget Guideline for the Waste Management

             Utility                                                                                                       8

5.6        Waste Management Utility Fiscal Policy                                        8

6.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                            8

6.1        Purchase of Land for Southeast LRT                                            8

6.2        Purchase of a Leasehold Interest                                                   9

7.          NOTICES OF MOTION                                                                      10

8.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                10

 

 

 

 

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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
1:37 p.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

That the September 7, 2010, Transportation and Public Works Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

6.1.  Purchase of Land for Southeast LRT

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the August 24, 2010, Transportation and Public Works Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

Appreciation Expressed (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Councillor D. Iveson expressed his appreciation to City staff, Office of the City Clerk and the members of the Transportation and Public Works Committee for making his time as Chair so enjoyable.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The Committee selected the following items for debate: 4.8., 5.1., 5.2., 5.3., 5.4., 5.5., 5.6., and 6.2.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

There were no requests for time specific.

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

3.1

Restriction of Pesticides (L. Sloan/D. Iveson/K. Leibovici)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I would like Administration to provide information on the work completed on the development of a bylaw exploring the feasibility of restricting or eliminating public and private lawn and garden pesticide use in Edmonton.

The report is to include the following:

·        legal requirements

·        effectiveness of restriction in other jurisdictions

·        operational impacts

·        cost and resource implications

·        implementation processes

·        public education requirements and timelines

AMPW

 

Due Date:
1st  Quarter 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

STATUS REPORT

4.1

City Auditor's Transit Recommendations and Implementation Update

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 2011 be approved.

 

Transportation

Due Date:
Jan. 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

4.2

Future Projected LRT Ridership Challenges and Recommendations

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 2011 be approved.

 

Transportation

Due Date:
Jan. 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

4.3

Alternative Transit Service Model (K. Leibovici)

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 2011 be approved.

 

Transportation

Due Date:
Jan. 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

4.4

Framework for Transit Funding Needs Associated with Services Requirements

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 2011 be approved.

 

Transportation

Due Date: Jan. 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

4.5

Neighbourhood Planning Transit Framework

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 2011 be approved.

 

Transportation

Due Date: Jan. 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

4.6

Motorcycle Parking (D. Thiele/A. Sohi)

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of February 2011 be approved.

 

Transportation

Due Date: Feb. 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

4.7

LRT Long-Term Sustainable Funding Options

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January/February 2011 be approved.

 

City Manager

Due Date:
Jan./Feb. 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

4.8

Top-of-Bank Encroachment Follow-Up

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Acting General Manager, Asset Management and Public Works Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 2011 be approved.

 

Planning & Dev.

Due Date: Jan. 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

5.

REPORTS

5.1

Drainage Services Utilities Supplemental Information

 

5.2

2011 Budget Guideline for Drainage Services Utilities

 

5.3

Updated Utility Fiscal Policy for the Sanitary and Land Drainage Utilities

 

5.4

Waste Management Utility Supplemental Information

 

5.5

2011 Budget Guideline for the Waste Management Utility

 

5.6

Waste Management Utility Fiscal Policy

 

 

 

Items 5.1., 5.2., 5.3., 5.4., 5.5. and 5.6. were dealt with together.

L. Rosen, Acting Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, and J. Beckett, Utilities Advisor to Council, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

L. Girard, Asset Management and Public Works Department; and A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the September 7, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works Department report 2010PW7011 (Drainage Services Utilities Supplemental Information) be received for information.

AMPW

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That Transportation and Public Works Committee recommend to City Council:

That the first two days of budget deliberation in November 2010 be allocated to debating the 2011 capital and operating budgets for the Waste Management and Sanitary and Land Drainage Utilities.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the June 30, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works Department report 2010PW6508rev (Updated Utility Fiscal Policy for the Sanitary and Land Drainage Utilities) be referred back to Administration to return in the first quarter of 2011 with a revised policy.

AMPW

 

Due Date:
1st Quarter 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the September 7, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works Department report 2010PW6963 (Waste Management Utility Supplemental Information) be received for information.

AMPW

 

 

 

In Favor:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the June 30, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works report 2010PW6343rev (Waste Management Utility Fiscal Policy) be referred back to Administration to return in the first quarter of 2011 with a revised policy.

AMPW

 

Due Date:
1st Quarter 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

Utility Advisor’s Recommendations for 2011

That Administration work with Council’s Utility Advisor to discuss page 7 of the August 9, 2010, Utility Advisor Report, Response to the July 13, 2010, Transportation and Public Works Committee meeting, along with other issues raised at the September 7, 2010, Transportation and Public Works Committee meeting, and that Administration provide a report on the feasibility of achieving these recommendations in 2011.

AMPW

 

Due Date: Jan. 2011

 

 

In Favour:

 

 

 

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

 

6.

PRIVATE REPORTS

6.1

Purchase of Land for Southeast LRT

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

That Transportation and Public Works Committee recommend to City Council:

1.      That the purchase of 7.51 hectares of developed land, as detailed in Attachment 1 and shown on Attachment 2 of the September 7, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works Department report 2010PW0396, be approved based on the contents of this report.

2.      That a Capital Budget adjustment to Profile 10-16-2024 Strategic Land Purchase, as detailed in Attachment 4 of the September 7, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works Department report 2010PW0396, be approved.

3.      That the September 7, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works Department report 2010PW0396 report remain private pursuant to section 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.2

Purchase of a Leasehold Interest

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 3:51 p.m., pursuant to sections 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 The Committee met in public at 3:58 p.m.

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

1.      That the purchase of the leasehold interest, as described in Attachment 1 of the September 7, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works Department report 2010PW9876, be approved.

2.      That the September 7, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works Department report 2010PW9876, remain private pursuant to sections 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

7.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

 

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

 

8.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 5:14 p.m.

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk