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Halifax Regional Council

Agenda

March 18, 2014
1:00 p.m.
Reconvene 6:00 p.m. If Required
Council Chamber

Summary of Recorded Votes (194KB)

Minutes for March 18, 2014 (137KB)

1. INVOCATION

2. SPECIAL COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES Committee of the Whole February 5, 2014 (107KB) and Regional Council February 25, 2014 (156KB)

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. – NONE

10. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
10.1 Correspondence
10.2 Petitions

 

11. REPORTS
11.1 CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
  11.1.1 Award - Tender No. 13-136 – Four (4) Compactor Trucks (183 Kb)
  11.1.2 Award - Unit Price Tender No. 14-222, Captain William Spry Centre Driveway Extension - Spryfield – West Region (260 Kb)
  11.1.3 Award - RFP (Request for Proposal) # P13-326, Uniformed Parking Enforcement (192 Kb)
  11.1.4 First Reading Proposed By-Law R-107, An amendment to By-Law R-100, Respecting the Repeal of By-Laws and Ordinances (1.9 Mb)
Motion – Councillor Mason – Give First Reading
  11.1.5 Second Reading Proposed By-law B-502, An amendment to By-Law B-500, Respecting Building Service Connections (196 Kb)
Motion – Deputy Mayor Fisher – Approve By-law B-502
  11.1.6 Case 19056 – Amendments to the Sackville Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Land Use By-Law (LUB) to Enable Townhouse and Multiple unit Development on Walker Service Road, Lower Sackville (1.1 Mb)
  11.1.7 Case 18510 – Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) & Land Use By-Law (LUB) Amendment for 3400 Dutch Village Road and 3343 Westerwald Street, Halifax (2.1 Mb)
  11.1.8 Buy-Back Agreement – 2421 Brunswick Street, Halifax (194 Kb)
  11.1.9 Requested Amendment to Conditions of Sale – Provincial Purchase of Lands at Burnside for the Proposed Burnside/Sackville Expressway, 107 Bypass (865 Kb)
  11.1.10 2014/2015 Pedestrian Safety Action Plan (3.7 Mb)
  11.1.11 Khyber Arts Society Funding Request (293 Kb)
     
11.2 AUDIT AND FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE
  11.2.1 Award – Tender 13-414 – Ragged Lake Transit Centre Storage Garage Floor Texturing (2.8 Mb)
  11.2.2 Write-off of Uncollectible Accounts (5.0 Mb)
  11.2.3 E-Delivery Investment (4.5 Mb)
  11.2.4 Discovery Centre Funding Request – Capital and Operating Contributions (2.5 Mb)
  11.2.5 Fiscal Year 2013/2014 Financial Report – Sackville Sports Stadium (7.6 Mb)
     
11.3 GRANTS COMMITTEE
  11.3.1 Less Than Market Value Lease – Shakespeare by the Sea Theatre Society for 5480 Point Pleasant Drive, Halifax (1.2 Mb)
  11.3.2 Second Reading Proposed By-law T-230, An amendment to By-Law T-200 Respecting Tax Exemptions for Non Profit Organizations, Proposed Administrative Order 2014-001-ADM Tax Relief to Non Profit Organizations, and Renewals for 2013-14 Fiscal Year – Part 1 (4.7 Mb)
Motion – Councillor Walker – Approve By-Law T-230 and Administrative Order 2014-001-ADM
  11.3.3 Proposed Amendments to Administrative Order 2014-001-ADM, Tax Relief to Non Profit Organizations and Renewals for 2013-14 Fiscal Year Part 2 (2.6 Mb)
Motion – Councillor Walker – Approve Amendments to Administrative Order 2014-001-ADM
     
11.4 MEMBERS OF COUNCIL
  11.4.1 Councillor Mason – Proposed amendments to the Downtown Halifax Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and the existing development agreement to construct a 16 storey building at 1595 Barrington Street (77 Kb)
     
12. MOTIONS
  12.1 Councillor Karsten
  That Halifax Regional Council request a staff report and needs assessment on a pad ready sports field on Baker Drive, Dartmouth.
     

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 Legal Advice

A matter pertaining to legal advice eligible for solicitor-client privilege.

     
  13.1.1

Legislative Amendment – Direction and Update – Private and Confidential Report

Motion:
To convene to In Camera to address the matter.

     
14. ADDED ITEMS
14.1 Deputy Mayor Fisher – Public Access Right to ‘Owner Unknown’ Lands, Lake Fletcher (141 Kb)
     
14.2 Mayor Savage – Proposed Adjustment to 2014 Regional Council Meeting Schedule

Motion:

That Halifax Regional Council replace the Regional Council meeting of May 27, 2014 with a meeting on May 20, 2014.

     

15. NOTICES OF MOTION

     
16. ADJOURNMENT
     

INFORMATION ITEMS
March 18, 2014

1. Proclamation – Red Cross Month – March 2014 (239 Kb)

2. Proclamation – World Plumbing Day – March 11, 2014 (315 Kb)

3. Memorandum from the Chair, Audit and Finance Standing Committee dated March 10, 2014 re: Third Quarter 2013/2014 Financial Report (10 Mb)

4. Memorandum from the Acting Director of Transportation and Public Works dated February 20, 2014 re: Petition for Safe Pedestrian Routes for Smokey Drive and Gertrude Parker Elementary Schools (91 Kb)

5. Memorandum from the Acting Director of Transportation and Public Works dated February 17, 2014 re: Exemptions to Truck Route By-Law (T-400) (974 Kb)

6. Memorandum from Director of Community and Recreation Services dated February 12, 2014 re: Status of Dangerous or Unsightly Orders (403 Kb)

7. Memorandum from the Municipal Clerk dated March 10, 2014 re: Requests for Presentation to Council (41 Kb)
(i) Canadian Union of Postal Workers – Nova Local
(ii) Nature Conservancy of Canada

 

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