TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


May 8, 2012  –  River Valley Room

 

PRESENT

D. Iveson, J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

A. Sohi, B. Henderson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina
M. Nathoo, Deputy City Clerk
M. de Guzman, 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                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

5.1        Additional SLRT Stations (D. Iveson)                                            3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Active Transportation Policy - Possible Amendments              4

6.2        Speed Reduction Pilot Project Draft Policy                                  4

6.3        Speed Management Strategies in Neighbourhoods -

             Summary Document                                                                           5

6.4        Southeast LRT Line - Facility and Development

             Opportunities - Proposed amendments to the

             Southeast LRT concept plan                                                            5

6.5        Open Tenders $20,000,000 or Greater (Inclusive of

             GST) as at April 17, 2012                                                                    6

6.6        Consideration of Gross Vehicle Weight for use in

             Alleys                                                                                                       6

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                7

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           7

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   7

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  7

 

 

 

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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

9:36 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the May 8, 2012, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the April 24, 2012, Transportation and Infrastructure meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

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, 6.4 and 6.6.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hear from the following speakers, in panels when appropriate:

6.1 Active Transportation Policy - Possible Amendment

  • J. Collier, Windsor Park Community League

6.2 Speed Reduction Pilot Project Draft Policy             6.3 Speed Management Strategies in Neighbourhoods - Summary Document

  • I. Corry
  • S. Khan, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

6.4 Southeast LRT Line - Facility and Development Opportunities - Proposed amendments to the Southeast LRT concept plan

  • J. Hertz, Alco Gas & Oil Production Equipment Ltd.
  • P. Desrochers, McCuaig Desrochers LLP

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

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

5.1

Additional SLRT Stations (D. Iveson)

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of June 26, 2012, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date: Jun. 26, 2012

Jul. 9, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Active Transportation Policy - Possible Amendments

 

 

 

A. Jones, Transportation Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions; A. Laughlin, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

J. Collier, Windsor Park Community League, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

Multi-year Neighbourhood Renewal – Update – Additional Information

 

That Administration integrate information into the “Multi-year Neighbourhood Renewal - Update (D. Iveson/K. Krushell)” report due, on June 26, 2012, to include a flow chart of the process on community involvement in the Neighbourhood Renewal Project.

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date: Jun. 26, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

6.2

Speed Reduction Pilot Project Draft Policy

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 6.3 were dealt with together.

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

I. Corry; and S. Khan, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

G. Shimko and C. Walbaum, Transportation Services; and      M. Nathoo, Deputy City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved - D. Iveson

That the May, 8, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS9220, be received for information.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That this item be referred to City Council.

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

D. Iveson

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Motion on item 6.2., put:

 

 

 

That the May 8, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS9220, be received for information.

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

D. Iveson

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That Administration discontinue work on the proposed speed reduction pilot project draft Policy C566.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

D. Iveson

 

6.3

Speed Management Strategies in Neighbourhoods - Summary Document

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 6.3 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the May 8, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS5025, be received for information.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

6.4

Southeast LRT Line - Facility and Development Opportunities - Proposed amendments to the Southeast LRT concept plan

 

 

 

N. Alampi, Transportation Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

J. Hertz, Alco Gas & Oil Production Equipment Ltd., made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions;     P. Desrochers, McCuaig Desrochers LLP, answered the Committee's questions.

D. Piecowye, Corporate Services (Law); M. McConnell-Boehm, Sustainable Development; R. Boutilier, General Manager, and B. Griffith, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions. 

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hold a non-statutory public hearing at the June 12, 2012, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting on the proposed amendments to the Southeast LRT concept plan, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the May 8, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS4245.

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date: Non-Statutory Public Hearing  Jun. 12, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

6.5

Open Tenders $20,000,000 or Greater (Inclusive of GST) as at April 17, 2012

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That Administration award the tender project, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the May 8, 2012, Corporate Services report 2012COP007 and enter into all relevant agreements, such tender to be in accordance with Administration’s normal tendering guidelines.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

6.6

Consideration of Gross Vehicle Weight for use in Alleys

 

 

 

B. Dunford and N. Alampi, Transportation Services; and   M. Koziol, General Manager, Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the May 8, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS9318, be received for information.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

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

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3:05 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk