TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


June 18, 2014  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

A. Sohi, M. Walters, *D. Iveson, *S. McKeen

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

*Councillor S. McKeen was named a Member of the Committee to maintain quorum, pursuant to section 151(1), Procedures and Committee Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

A. Sohi, B. Esslinger

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, M. Oshry
L. Kennedy, Office of the City Clerk
T. Orbell, 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

5.1        Natural Gas Buses and Westwood Garage
            (D. Iveson/A. Sohi)                                                                                3

5.1       Smart Bus Implementation - Options for Funding
            (A. Sohi/B. Henderson/T. Caterina)                                            3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Enclosed Coliseum LRT Station and Pedway to

             Northlands Expo Centre                                                                    4

6.2        Law Courts Pedway Repair Sole Source Agreement                4

6.3        Edmonton Goods Movement Strategy                                          4

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                5

7.1        Overweight Vehicle Concerns (L. Sloan)                                      5

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           6

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   6

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

Carried

Carried

See minutes

 

See minutes

None

None

None

None

 

 

Carried

 

Carried

 

 

Postponed

Carried

Carried

 

Action

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 B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the June 18, 2014, Transportation Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, S. McKeen

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Esslinger

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the June 5, 2014, Transportation Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, S. McKeen

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Esslinger

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

ETS Transit Rodeo (M. Walters)

 

 

 

Councillor M. Walters, on behalf of Transportation Committee, recognized Councillor’s A. Knack and
M. Oshry who participated in the ETS Transit Rodeo and presented them with a photograph.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

All items were selected for debate.

 

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 Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Natural Gas Buses and Westwood Garage  (D. Iveson/A. Sohi)

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of "To be determined", be approved.

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date:
To Be Determined

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, S. McKeen

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Esslinger

 

5.2

Smart Bus Implementation- Options for Funding (A. Sohi/ B.Henderson/T. Caterina)

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of "To be determined", be approved.

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date:
To Be Determined

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, S. McKeen

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Esslinger

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Enclosed Coliseum LRT Station and Pedway to Northlands Expo Centre

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the June 18, 2014, Transportation Services report CR_582, be postponed to the July 9, 2014, Transportation Committee meeting.

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date:
Jul. 9, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, S. McKeen

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Esslinger

 

6.2

Law Courts Pedway Repair Sole Source Agreement

 

 

 

C. Stolte, B. Belcourt and D. Wandzura, General Manager, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That a sole source agreement between the City of Edmonton and Ledcor Construction Limited (Ledcor), in the amount not to exceed $1.805 million, as outlined in the June 18, 2014, Transportation Services report CR_1383, be approved, and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

Transportation Svcs.

 

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 

 

C. Stole, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, S. McKeen

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Esslinger

 

6.3

Edmonton Goods Movement Strategy

 

 

 

Items 6.3 and 7.1 were dealt with together.

 

 

 

H. Hassan, Transportation Services; and J. Simmons, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  D. Aitken, Community Services; R. Toohey and D. Wandzura, General Manager, Transportation Services; and L. Kennedy, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That the Goods Movement Policy C577, as outlined in Attachment 5 of the June 18, 2014, Transportation Services report CR_931, be approved.

2. That the Edmonton Goods Movement Strategy, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 18, 2014, Transportation Services report CR_931, be received for information.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, S. McKeen

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Esslinger

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Overweight Vehicle Concerns (L. Sloan)

 

 

 

Items 6.3 and 7.1 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the June 18, 2014, Community Services report CR_574, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, S. McKeen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Esslinger

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

Community Standards Commercial Vehicle Unit – Additional Peace Officers

That Administration provide a budget package for the 2015 City Council Budget meeting, outlining the possibility of funding to hire five additional Peace Officers for the Community Standards Commercial Vehicle Unit, as outlined in Option II of the June 18, 2014, Community Services report CR_574, using the savings from capital costs.

Community Svcs. 
 Transportation Svcs.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

 

Due Date:
Nov. 26, 2014

City Council Budget

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, S. McKeen

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Esslinger

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

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

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:38 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk