TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE

COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


March 20, 2012  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

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

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Loken, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina
M. Nathoo, Deputy City Clerk
N. Rajan, 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                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

5.1        Costs and Opportunities of Liquid Natural Gas

             Buses                                                                                                      3

5.2        Southeast LRT Line - Facility and Development

             Opportunities                                                                                        3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Traffic Safety Annual Report - Summary Report                        4

6.2        Traffic Safety and Photo Radar Program - Cost

             Effectiveness and Performance Measures                                   4

6.3        LRT and Traffic Signal System Synchronization                       5

6.4        North LRT Extension - Requirement for Engineering

             Positions                                                                                                5

6.5        Peace Officer Attrition - Additional Information                           5

6.6        Peace and Transit Officers - Further Information                       6

6.7        ETS Full-Time Equivalent Positions - Control

             Centre Superintendents                                                                     6

6.8        Seniors' Community Buses to Seniors' Hubs                             6

6.9        Land Purchase Investigation of Area 2 and other

             River Valley Areas-Kanata Group - Potential for

             Joint Use or Land Swap                                                                     6

7.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           7

8.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   7

9.          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
9:35 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2012, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

 

Additions:

6.9       Land Purchase Investigation of Area 2 and other
            River Valley Areas/Kanata Group - Potential for Joint
            Use or Land Swap

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the March 6, 2012, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee 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, 6.5, 6.8 and 6.9.

 

 

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

Costs and Opportunities of Liquid Natural Gas Buses

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 24, 2012, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date: Apr. 24, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

5.2

Southeast LRT Line - Facility and Development Opportunities

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 24, 2012, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date: Apr. 24, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Traffic Safety Annual Report - Summary Report

 

 

 

B Stephenson, Transportation Services; and
K. El-Basyouny, Urban Traffic Safety Research Chair, University of Alberta, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS7175, be received for information.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.2

Traffic Safety and Photo Radar Program - Cost Effectiveness and Performance Measures

 

 

 

G. Shimko, Transportation Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  B. Stephenson, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions. A document provided by Transportation Services was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS5777, be received for information.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.3

LRT and Traffic Signal System Synchronization

 

 

 

C. Walbaum, B. Stephenson, D. Geake and R. Boutilier, General Manager, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS3459, be received for information.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.4

North LRT Extension - Requirement for Engineering Positions

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS6533, be received for information.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.5

Peace Officer Attrition - Additional Information

 

 

 

R. Gabruck and C. Stolte, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS6261, be received for information.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.6

Peace and Transit Officers - Further Information

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS5408, be received for information.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

6.7

ETS Full-Time Equivalent Positions - Control Centre Superintendents

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That Transportation and Infrastructure Committee recommend to City Council:

That the March 20, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS6858, be received for information.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.8

Seniors' Community Buses to Seniors' Hubs

 

 

 

K. Koropeski, H. Mahmoud and C. Stolte, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2012, Transportation Services report 2012TS7099, be received for information.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.9

Land Purchase Investigation of Area 2 and other River Valley Areas-Kanata Group - Potential for Joint Use or Land Swap

 

 

 

P. Ohm, Sustainable Development, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. M. Hall and
B. Priebe, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2012, Sustainable Development report 2012SPE007, be received for information.

 

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

Strategies for the Protection and Recreational Use of Area 2

That Administration work with the River Valley Alliance, the North Saskatchewan River Valley Conservation Society, and other conservation and environmental protection organizations, and report back to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee outlining a possible strategy for the protection and recreational use of Area 2, including the Big Island Area, that will include options to align with City policy on parks, natural areas, biodiversity and the river valley.

 

Sustainable Dev.

 

Due Date: Sep. 18, 2012
Sept. 19, 2012

REVISED ROUTING
Community Services Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.

PRIVATE REPORTS – NONE

8.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

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

 

9.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:48 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk