TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC WORKS

COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


February 9, 2010  –  RIVER VALLEY ROOM

 

 

PRESENT

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan, S. Mandel

ABSENT

K. Leibovici

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

Councillors A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, T. Caterina
S. Farbrother, City Manager
J. Charchun, Office of the City Clerk
M. Barnes, 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.          STATUS REPORT / AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE

               POSTPONEMENTS                                                                           3

4.1        Revised Transit Developer Assessment Policy                          3

5.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

5.1        Ellerslie Industrial Area Road Alignment -

             Negotiations with Edmonton Scottish Society                            3

5.2        Southeast and West LRT Concept Planning and

             Engineering - Amending Agreement                                              3

5.3        Transit Smart Cards - Business Case and

             Recommended Funding Strategy                                                   4

5.4        Open Tenders - $20,000,000 or Greater (Inclusive

             of GST) as at January 19, 2010                                                         4

6.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                            5

6.1        Purchase of Land                                                                                5

7.          NOTICES OF MOTION                                                                         6

8.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

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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

9:35 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

That the February 9, 2010, Transportation and Public Works Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the January 26, 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

 

 

 

None

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The Committee selected the following items for debate: 4.1, 5.2, 5.3 and 6.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

None

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

None

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

None

 

4.

STATUS REPORT / AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE POSTPONEMENTS

4.1

Revised Transit Developer Assessment Policy

 

 

 

R. Boutilier, General Manager, Transportation Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of March 16, 2010, be approved.

 

Transportation

 

Due Date: Mar. 16/2010

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

5.

REPORTS

5.1

Ellerslie Industrial Area Road Alignment - Negotiations with Edmonton Scottish Society

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the January 8, 2010, Transportation Department report 2010TD5664 be received for information.

Transportation

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

5.2

Southeast and West LRT Concept Planning and Engineering - Amending Agreement

 

 

 

A. Laughlan, Transportation Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee’s questions.

 

R. Boutilier, General Manager, B. Latte, Transportation Department; and S. Farbrother, City Manager, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved R. Hayter:

 

 

 

That an amendment to the agreement with CH2M Hill Canada Limited, to increase the amount by $2,000,000, plus GST, for concept planning and engineering of the Southeast and West LRT Projects be approved, and that the agreement be in a form acceptable to the City Manager.

Transportation

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

5.3

Transit Smart Cards - Business Case and Recommended Funding Strategy

 

 

 

R. Boutilier, General Manager, Transportation Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

That Transportation and Public Works Committee recommend to City Council:

 

That Administration prepare for the 2010 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment process, a $22.5 million capital request for the implementation of a public transit Smart Card system. (The capital request is to include allocation in 2010 and the balance from the 2011-2014 capital budget.)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

5.4

Open Tenders - $20,000,000 or Greater (Inclusive of GST) as at January 19, 2010

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That Administration award the tender projects, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the January 19, 2010, Corporate Services Department report 2010COP002, and enter into all relevant agreements, such tenders to be in accordance with Administration’s normal tendering guidelines.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, R. Hayter, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.

PRIVATE REPORTS

6.1

Purchase of Land

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 11 a.m. pursuant to sections 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection and Privacy Act.

 

 

 

The Committee met in public at 11:37 a.m.

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

1.  That the purchase of the property shown on Attachment 1, and as outlined in Attachment 3, of the January 27, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works Department report 2009PW9548, be approved.

2.  That the January 27, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works Department report 2010PW9548 remain private pursuant to sections 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

AMPW

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, L. Sloan, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici, R. Hayter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

Update on Purchase of Property

 

1.  That Attachment 4 be added to the January 27, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works Department report 2009PW9548 and remain private pursuant to sections 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

2.  That the actions outlined in Attachment 4 of the January 27, 2010, Asset Management and Public Works Committee Department report 2009PW9548 be approved.

 

 

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

 

 

AMPW

 

Due Date: May. 4/2010

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, L. Sloan, S. Mandel,

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

7.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

 

Councillor D. Iveson asked if there were any Notices of Motions. There were none.

 

8.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:36 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk