URBAN PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


June 7, 2017  –  River Valley Room

 

 

 

 

PRESENT

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel, *D. Iveson
*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, M. Oshry, M. Walters
S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk
T. Dallimore, 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                                         4

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Proposed Boat Dock – Whitemud Park Location                       4

5.2        Policy Options to Support the Retention of

             Buildings on the Inventory of Historic Resources

             in Edmonton                                                                                          4

5.3        Review of Regulatory Framework for Small Markets

             and Vendors                                                                                          4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Cross-Departmental Planning for Autonomous and

             Connected Vehicle Technology                                                      5

6.2        Public Engagement on Residential Speed Limits                      6

6.3        LRT Right-of-Way Cost and Risk Sharing                                    7

6.4        Transit Smart Fare System Project                                                 7

6.5        RA9 High Rise Apartment Zone Review                                        8

6.6        Draft Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 -

             Opportunities for microbreweries, distilleries

             and wineries                                                                                          8

6.7        Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Achieving

             Higher Quality Development Along Major Corridors                  9

6.8        Park and Ride Strategy and Initiatives Update -

             Transit Oriented Development and New Approaches

             to Non-Accessory Parking                                                                9

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                9

7.1        105 Avenue Corridor Streetscape Project -

             Columbia Avenue (S. McKeen)                                                      10

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                         10

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                10

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                10

 

 

 

 

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Carried

 

 

Action

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Referred

Carried

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Carried

 

Carried

 

 

Carried

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor A. Knack called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the June 7, 2017, Urban Planning Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, M. Nickel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the May 24, 2017, Urban Planning Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, M. Nickel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

Aspiring Supervisors Program (A. Knack)

Councillor A. Knack, on behalf of Urban Planning Committee, welcomed the participants from the Aspiring Supervisors Program and representatives from the City of Edmonton School of Business.

NextGen Committee (A. Knack)

Councillor A. Knack, on behalf of Urban Planning Committee, welcomed the participants from the NextGen Committee.

 

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, 6.5, 6.6, 6.8 and 7.1

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

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

6.1  Cross-Departmental Planning for Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Technology

  • J. Kasbrick, Alberta Motor Association
  • P. Godsmark, Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence

6.2  Public Engagement on Residential Speed Limits

  • T. Pavlek
  • J. Kusiek
  • S. Sobon, Ad-hoc City Wide Group/Transportation
  • J. Ragsdale

 

6.3.  LRT Right-of-Way Cost and Risk Sharing

  • C. Nicholas

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

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

Proposed Boat Dock – Whitemud Park Location

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of March 2018, be approved.

 

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date: March 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

5.2

Policy Options to Support the Retention of Buildings on the Inventory of Historic Resources in Edmonton

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of June 2018, be approved.

 

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date: June 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

5.3

Review of Regulatory Framework for Small Markets and Vendors

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of June 23, 2017, be approved.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date: Jun. 23, 2017

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Cross-Departmental Planning for Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Technology

 

 

 

P. Ohm and E. Toop, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

J. Kasbrick, Alberta Motor Association; and P. Godsmark, Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions. 
A handout provided by J. Kasbrick was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk. 

R. G. Klassen, Deputy City Manager, Regional and Economic Development; P. Ohm, E. Toop and R. Toohey, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Administration prepare an unfunded operating budget service package for consideration by Council during the Fall Supplementary Operating Budget Adjustment deliberations to support the proposed work plan for planning for autonomous and connected vehicle technology.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due by:
Fall Supplementary  Operating Budget Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Update

That Administration provide a report at the September 6, 2017, Committee meeting on:

·         available current capital profiles or other funding sources that could be used to immediately fund the ACTIVE-AURORA Automated and Connected Vehicle Support program

·         an update of the resources required and any additional projects, including an analysis of the positive and negative economic and social impacts, and a review of scope and governance to facilitate a one-city and partners’ approach

·         any relevant updates around Automated Vehicles technology development.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date:
Sept. 6, 2017

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.2

Public Engagement on Residential Speed Limits

 

 

 

T. Pavlek, J. Kusiek, J. Ragsdale and S. Sobon, Ad-hoc City Wide Group/Transportation, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.  A handout provided by S. Sobon, was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

R. G. Klassen, Deputy City Manager, Regional and Economic Development; G. Shimko and G. Cebryk, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

Public and Internal Engagement on Residential Speed Limits

That Administration conduct a more comprehensive public and internal engagement and provide a report on:

·         potential options for residential speed limits

·         identification of appropriate speed limits depending on roadway classification and geometric conditions

·         a plan to move forward on new default speed limit including potential costs of implementation

·         Identification of related safety targets, data and counter measures that align with the Vision Zero Road Safety Strategy.

City Ops.

 

Due by: January 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.3

LRT Right-of-Way Cost and Risk Sharing

 

 

 

R. Toohey, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

C. Nicholas made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

J. Johnson, Financial and Corporate Services (Law);
R. G. Klassen, Deputy City Manager, Regional and Economic Development; R. Toohey and P. Ohm, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

LRT Right-of-Way Cost and Risk
Sharing – City Charter Discussions

That the June 7, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4267, be referred back to allow Administration incorporate the outcome of the City Charter discussions and return to the September 6, 2017, meeting.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date: Sept. 6, 2017

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.4

Transit Smart Fare System Project

 

 

 

G. Googins and E. Robar, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the June 7, 2017, City Operations report CR_4578, be received for information.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

 

6.5

RA9 High Rise Apartment Zone Review

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee hear from the following speaker:

  • A. Preiksaitis, Parioplan

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

 

 

J. Veltkamp, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

A. Preiksaitis, Parioplan, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  A handout provided by A. Preiksaitis was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

J. Veltkamp, L. Balone, D. Hales and C. Kirsop, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions. 

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

Update to the High Rise Apartment Zone (RA9)

That Administration complete additional work, including development modeling and testing and return to committee with a draft mark-up of the proposed text amendment and the modeling analysis including current status of High Rise Residential Overlay.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.


Due by: January 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.6

Draft Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Opportunities for microbreweries, distilleries and wineries

 

 

 

C. Kirsop, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

Text Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 – To Enable Growth

That Administration prepare amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800, as generally outlined in Attachment 2 of the June 7, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_3864, and return to a future City Council Public Hearing.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due by:
To be determined

CCPH

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.7

Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Achieving Higher Quality Development Along Major Corridors

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

Text Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 – Forms of Screening for Major Corridors

That Administration prepare amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800, as generally outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 7, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_3823, and return to a future City Council Public Hearing.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due by:
To be determined

CCPH

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.8

Park and Ride Strategy and Initiatives Update - Transit Oriented Development and New Approaches to Non-Accessory Parking

 

 

 

A. Muhammad, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

P. Ohm, W. Trocenko, S. Feldman, and R. Toohey, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the June 7, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4402, be received for information.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

105 Avenue Corridor Streetscape Project - Columbia Avenue (S. McKeen)

 

 

 

J. Meliefste and R. Gibbard, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the June 7, 2017, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_4484, be received for information.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor A. Knack asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3:34 p.m.

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk