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Halifax Regional Council

Agenda

January 14, 2014
Immediately Following Committee of the Whole
Reconvene 6:00 p.m.
Council Chamber

Summary of Recorded Votes (155KB)

Minutes of January 14, 2014 (142KB)

1. INVOCATION

2. SPECIAL COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTESDecember 3 (56KB) & 10, 2013 (94KB)

4. APPROVAL OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS

5. BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF THE MINUTES
6. MOTIONS OF RECONSIDERATION – NONE
7. MOTIONS OF RESCISSION – NONE
8. CONSIDERATION OF DEFERRED BUSINESS – NONE

 

9. PUBLIC HEARINGS – 6:00 P.M.
9.1

Proposed Administrative Order SC- 75, Respecting closure of a portion of Bluewater Road, Bedford (232 Kb)
Motion - Councillor Outhit – Approve Administrative Order SC-75

 
  Public Hearing Frequently Asked Questions
 
10. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
10.1 Correspondence
10.2 Petitions
 
11. REPORTS
11.1 CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
  11.1.1 Sole Source Award – Efficiency Nova Scotia: Lighting Efficiency Projects (Batch #4) (509 Kb)
  11.1.2 Approval Advanced Project Funding & Award RFP # P13-035 – Halifax Transit AVL/CAD Replacement (288 Kb)
  11.1.3 Award - RFP #P13-098 Multi Year Program Management Office, Halifax Transit (240 Kb)
  11.1.4 Halifax Transit Advanced Capital Funding (188 Kb)
  11.1.5 Duke Tower Lease Renewal, Suite 408 Corporate Training Center (223 Kb)
  11.1.6 Lease Renewal, 81 Ilsley Avenue, Dartmouth – Corporate Information Management (346 Kb)
  11.1.7 Property Disposal – 199 Bedford Highway, Halifax (435 Kb)
  11.1.8 Request for Permanent Encroachment – Ferguson’s Cove Road (354 Kb)
  11.1.9 Case 18817 – Non-Substantive Amendment to an Existing Development Agreement – 1475 Hollis Street and 1496 Lower Water Street, Halifax (968 Kb)
  11.1.10 School Review Process – Phase 2 (122 Kb)
     
11.2 AUDIT AND FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE
  11.2.1 Business Improvement District Contributions Fund – Proposed Policy Amendments (8.1 Mb)
  11.2.2 Framework for Area Rates – Stormwater Right-of-Way Costs (16.9 Mb)
     
11.3 COMMUNITY PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
STANDING COMMITTEE
  11.3.1 Guidelines and Standards – Downtown Planning (DH1) Zone and Downtown Dartmouth Business Improvement District (BID) (77 Kb)
     
11.4 TRANSPORTATION STANDING COMMITTEE
  11.4.1 Request for Enabling Legislation – Transferability of Taxi Owner Licenses (747 Kb)
     
11.5 GRANTS COMMITTEE
  11.5.1 North End Business Association Grant Appeal (276 Kb)
  11.5.2

Proposed Less Than Market Value Lease of a Portion of PID# 40619561, 22835 Highway #7, Sheet Harbour, to the Sheet Harbour & Area Ground Search and Rescue (694 Kb)

     
11.6 HERITAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
  11.6.1 Case H00379 – Substantial Alteration to 1124 Robie Street, Halifax – Oakland Lodge, a Registered Municipal Heritage Property (1.2 Mb)
  11.6.2 Case H00381 – Substantial Alteration to 1877 Hollis Street, Halifax – a Registered Municipal Heritage Property (1.1 Mb)
  11.6.3 Case H00392 – Application to Consider 5518 North Street, Halifax as a Registered Municipal Heritage Property (1.3 Mb)
Motion – Set a date for a heritage hearing
  11.6.4 Case H00393 - Substantial Alteration to 1101 South Park Street, Halifax –Dumaresq House, a Registered Municipal Heritage Property (1.8 Mb)
     
11.7 MEMBERS OF COUNCIL
  11.7.1 Councillor Mason – Review of Peninsula Halifax Sidewalk Snow Removal (24 Kb)
     
12. MOTIONS
     
13. IN CAMERA
Council may rise and go into a private In Camera session, in accordance with Section 19 of the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter, for the purpose of dealing with the following;
     
13.1 In Camera Minutes – December 10, 2013
     
 

Motion:
That the In Camera minutes of December 10, 2013 be approved as circulated.

     
13.2 Property Matter
  A matter pertaining to providing instruction and direction to officers and employees of the Municipality pertaining to the acquisition / sale of land in regard to
  13.2.1 1672 Terrence Bay Road, Terence Bay – Private and Confidential Report
    Motion:
That Halifax Regional Council not seek to acquire the subject property for the purposes of Park, open space, or recreation use, for reasons outlined in this report.
     
  Private and Confidential Information Items
  1. Private and Confidential In Camera Information Report - re: Duke Tower Lease Renewal, Suite 408, Corporate Training Center
  2. Private and Confidential In Camera Information Report - re: Lease Renewal, 81 Ilsley Avenue, Dartmouth – Corporate Information Management
  3.

Private and Confidential In Camera Information Report - re: Property Disposal – 199 Bedford Highway, Halifax

     
14. ADDED ITEMS
 
14.1 Halifax Transit Five Year Service Plan – Moving Forward Together Update
(Committee of the Whole – January 8, 2014)
 

That Halifax Regional Council:

1. Endorse the four (4) Moving Forward principles; and

2. Endorse the change in scope of the “Moving Forward Together Plan” from a five-year plan to an overall system review, as outlined in the January 8, 2014 report to Committee of the Whole.

 
14.2 Solid Waste Strategy Resources Review – Final Report (Committee of the Whole – January 14, 2014
  That Halifax Regional Council:
   

1. Confirm the objectives of the Community Stakeholders Committee Integrated Resource Management Strategy 1995:

   a. Maximize reduction, reuse and recycling of waste resources;
   b. Maximize environmental and fiscal sustainability of the waste program;
   c. Foster public stewardship and conservation.

    2. Direct staff to initiate development of a business case for the source separated organics program to introduce an Anaerobic Digestion processing capability and other program
changes to improve system cost performance and compost quality and return to Regional Council with a revised plan by 30 June, 2014;
   

3. Initiate By-law amendments to improve organics collection, processing and finished compost product quality for residential source separated organics by:

   a. removing boxboard as a mandated green bin product (while still permitted as a kitchen scrap material catcher);

   b. mandating use of kraft paper bags for separate collection of leaf and yard waste; and

   c. banning grass clippings from collection;

    4. Direct staff to site a second household special handling waste depot and introduce annual district mobile household special handling waste events;
    5. Initiate By-law amendments, including a public hearing; to:
    a. mandate clear bags (with one nested opaque bag) for residential collections; and,
    b. reduce garbage bag limits from 6 to 4;
    6. Direct staff to increase:
    a. curb-side education and monitoring;
    b. apartment tenant education and monitoring; and,
    c. ICI load monitoring and inspections at the landfill;
 
14.3 Memorandum from the Director of Planning and Infrastructure dated August 29, 2013 re: Rural Road Standard – Non-substantive Amendment to Development Agreement for Multi-Purpose Trail – Seven Lakes, Porters Lake (Information Item #1, linked below)
 
14.4 Memorandum from the Director of Halifax Transit dated December 19, 2013 re: Integration of Transit Routes 401 & 370 (Information Item #4, linked below)
 
Private and Confidential Information Item:
4. Private and Confidential In Camera Information Report - re: Framework for Area Rates – Stormwater Right-of-Way Costs


15. NOTICES OF MOTION

16. ADJOURNMENT

 


 

INFORMATION ITEMS
January 14, 2014

1. Memorandum from the Director of Planning and Infrastructure dated August 29, 2013 re: Rural Road Standard – Non-substantive Amendment to Development Agreement for Multi-Purpose Trail – Seven Lakes, Porters Lake (472 Kb)

2. Memorandum from the Director of Finance and ICT/CFO dated November 27, 2013 re: Minimum Reserve Bid Tax Sale – November 5, 2013 (365 Kb)

3. Memorandum from the Director of Finance and ICT/CFO dated December 6, 2013 re: Community Grants Program 2013-14: Status of Conditional Awards (251 Kb)

4. Memorandum from the Director of Halifax Transit dated December 19, 2013 re: Integration of Transit Routes 401 & 370 (670 Kb)

5. Memorandum from the Acting Municipal Clerk dated January 6, 2014 re: Requests for Presentation to Council – None (166 Kb)

 

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