URBAN PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


January 15, 2019  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, *D. Iveson
*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 15(3), Council Committees Bylaw 18156

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

T. Cartmell, B. Esslinger,  B. Henderson, M. Nickel
D. Siebold, Office of the City Clerk
W. Allsopp, 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                                                                 4

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        ETSAB First/Last Kilometre Report - Closing the

             Gap on First KM/Last KM Transit Trip Plans                                4

6.2        First km/Last km Transit Challenge                                                5

6.3        Bike Sharing Program Viability                                                        5

6.4        Bike Parking Spaces                                                                          6

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                7

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           7

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   7

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  7

 

 

 

 

Carried
Carried

None

 

See minutes

See minutes

None

None

None

None

 

 

Action

Dealt with

Action

Carried

None

None

 

None

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor M. Walters called the meeting to order at       9:32 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the January 15, 2019, Urban Planning Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the November 13, 2018, Urban Planning Committee meeting minutes be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no protocol items.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

All items were selected for debate.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

That Urban Planning Committee hear from the following speakers, in panels where appropriate:

6.1 ETSAB First/Last Kilometre Report - Closing the Gap on            First KM/Last KM Transit Trip Plans

6.2 First km/Last km Transit Challenge

 

  • R. McKay
  • T. Parmar, Cameron Heights Community League
  • M. Tetterington, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 569
  • D. Begovic, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 569
  • C. Dykstra, Alberta Federation of Labour
  • S. Hallett, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council
  • K. Kreklewetz
  • N. Chrapko, Alberta Council on Aging
  • J. Ragsdale

 

6.3 Bike Sharing Program Viability

 

  • M. Green, BIRD
  • C. Schafer
  • T. Querengesser
  • K. Koufogiannakis, City of Edmonton Youth Council
  • S. Raitz, City of Edmonton Youth Council

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

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 Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

ETSAB First/Last Kilometre Report - Closing the Gap on First KM/Last KM Transit Trip Plans

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

C. Kelly and I. Hubert, Edmonton Transit System Advisory Board, made a presentation.

E. Robar, City Operations, made a presentation.

R. McKay; T. Parmar, Cameron Heights Community League; M. Tetterington and D. Begovic, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 569; C. Dykstra, Alberta Federation of Labour; S. Hallett, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council; and J. Ragsdale made presentations.

Copies of a handout provided by T. Parmar were distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk. A video provided by D. Begovic was played for members of the Committee.

R. McKay; T. Parmar, Cameron Heights Community League; M. Tetterington, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 569; and S. Hallett, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council, answered the Committee's questions.

E. Robar and E. Iannacito, City Operations; and C. Kelly, Edmonton Transit System Advisory Board, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

First/Last km Community Solutions

That Administration return to Committee in November 2019 with a report that includes:

1.    an analysis and redeployment options of community transit service resources to identify possible transit solutions for neighbourhoods.

2.    an additional analysis of neighbourhoods with walking distances greater than a minimum of 600-800 meters to a transit bus stop or facility.

3.    a response to the recommendations presented in the January 15, 2019, Edmonton Transit Services Advisory Board report CR_6413.

4.    options that would increase the number of communities that can be served by the various first km/last km options.

City Ops.

 

 

 

Due by:
Nov. 19, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.2

First km/Last km Transit Challenge

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together. Item dealt with; no motion passed.

 

6.3

Bike Sharing Program Viability

 

 

 

Items 6.3 and 6.4 were dealt with together.

A. Dechamplain and A. Gelinas, City Operations, made a presentation.

M. Green, BIRD; C. Schafer, LIME; T. Querengesser; and S. Raitz, City of Edmonton Youth Council, made presentations and answered the Committee’s questions.

Copies of a handout provided by T. Querengesser  were distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

D. Vriend, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; A. Dechamplain and A. Gelinas, City Operations; and M. Bohn, Financial and Corporate Services (Law), answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That Administration develop a permit regulated system, as outlined in Option C of the January 15, 2019, City Operations report CR_5970, and update associated internal processes to support the operation of bike share systems and scooter share systems for implementation by June 2019.

2. That Administration prepare amendments to Bylaw 2202 - Parkland Bylaw to support the use of e-bikes and electric scooters on city parkland and facilitate the inclusion of e-bikes and electric scooters in any bike share permit system by June 2019, and return to Urban Planning Committee in May 2019.

3. That the Mayor on behalf of City Council write a letter to the provincial government to request an exemption from the Alberta Traffic Safety Act to allow for the inclusion of electric scooters in the City of Edmonton’s shared active transportation system.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.4

Bike Parking Spaces

 

 

 

Items 6.3 and 6.4 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the January 15, 2019, City Operations report CR_6101, be received for information.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor M. Walters asked if there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3:10 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk