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Halifax Regional Council

Agenda

April 1, 2014
Immediately following Committee of the Whole
Reconvene 6:00 p.m.
Council Chamber

Summary of Recorded Votes (141KB)

Minutes of April 1, 2014 (122 Kb)

1. INVOCATION

2. SPECIAL COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTESCommittee of the Whole February 26, 2014 (117KB) and Regional Council March 4, 2014 (146KB)

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 Case 18462 – Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Development Agreement for 7067 Chebucto Road, Halifax (Former Case 17397) (Joint Public Hearing with Halifax & West Community Council)

Public Hearings - Frequently Asked Questions

     
10. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
10.1 Correspondence
10.2 Petitions
     
11. REPORTS
11.1 CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
  11.1.1 Award – Unit Price Tender No. 14-218, Street Recapitalization – Douglas Crescent (Ross Street - Ross Street) – Central Region (241 Kb)
  11.1.2 Feasibility of Road Extension – Sussex Drive (2.4 Mb)
  11.1.3 Petition to Name a Waterbody “Cabin Lake” in Hemlock Ravine Park, Halifax (378 Kb)
  11.1.4 Case 18950 – Amendments to the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law (LUB) – 1047, 1057, 1065 Barrington Street (1.9 Mb)
  11.1.5 DalTRAC Transportation Collaboratory Contribution (185 Kb)
     
11.2 NORTH WEST COMMUNITY COUNCIL
  11.2.1 Case 18423 – Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) Amendments and Development Agreement for Bedford West Sub Area, Bedford and Hammonds Plains
Motion – Give First Reading and Schedule a Joint Public Hearing (14.6 Mb)
  11.2.2 Uniform Charge for Birch Bear Woods Homeowners Association (1.5 Mb)
     
11.3 TRANSPORTATION STANDING COMMITTEE
  11.3.1 Parking Strategy Project - Roadmap (266 Kb)
     
11.4 DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE
  11.4.1 Case 18708 – Amendments to the Downtown Halifax Secondary Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Downtown Halifax Land Use By-law (LUB) and Proposed Administrative Order AO-SC-077, Respecting Closure of Part of Grafton Street, Halifax for the Nova Centre Redesign
Motion – Deputy Mayor Fisher – Give First Reading and Schedule a Public Hearing (5.7 Mb)
     
11.5 HERITAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
  11.5.1 Case H00390 – Revisions to HRM’s Heritage Incentives Program Terms and Conditions, Proposed Administrative Order 2014-002-ADM
Motion – Councillor Hendsbee – Approve Administrative Order 2014-002-ADM (562 Kb)
     
11.6 SPECIAL EVENTS ADVISORY COMMITTEE
  11.6.1 Hallmark Event Grants 2014 (528 Kb)
  11.6.2 Cheer Expo 2015 (483 Kb)
     
11.7 MEMBERS OF COUNCIL
  11.7.1 Councillor Whitman – Exemptions to Truck Route By-Law (T-400)
i) Supplementary Staff Report (3.7 Mb)
ii) Staff Information Report (1.1 Mb)
     
12. MOTIONS
 

12.1 Councillor Watts

That Halifax Regional Council request a staff report on the use of Buy-Back Agreements and the implications of the current policy/practice for both the Municipality and Community groups; and to provide options for consideration that would allow greater flexibility in buy-back agreements for less than market value sales of municipal property.

     
 

12.2 Councillor Hendsbee
Be it resolved that HRM Regional Council request a staff report to respond to the request by the Lake Charlotte Area Heritage Society, in its letter of March 3, 2014 for HRM to provide a capital contribution of $40,000 towards its $440,000 Visitor Experience Enhancement Project, recognizing it as a pro-rata contribution similar in nature to HRM support provided to the Discovery Centre; and


Be it further resolved that HRM provide annual operational support for the Eastern Shore Archives, up to a maximum of $45,000 per year, to match any annual operational funding provided by the Province to the Lake Charlotte Area Heritage Society.

     

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 – March 4, 2014

Motion:
That the In Camera minutes of March 4, 2014 be approved as circulated.

     
14. ADDED ITEMS
  14.1 Halifax & West Community Council - Case 18565 – MPS (Municipal Planning Strategy) and LUB (Land Use By-Law) Amendments for 1034, 1042, 1050, & 1056 Wellington Street, Halifax (2.2 Mb)
Motion – Give First Reading and Schedule a Joint Public Hearing
  14.2 Committee of the Whole – Budget Deliberations (9 Kb)
     
 

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:

Personnel Matter
A matter pertaining to an identifiable individual or group.

Private and Confidential Information Item
1. Private and Confidential In Camera Information Report - re: Personnel Matter

Motion: That Halifax Regional Council convene to in camera to discuss the matter.

     
15. NOTICES OF MOTION
     
16. ADJOURNMENT

 



INFORMATION ITEMS
April 1, 2014

1. Proclamation – Purple Day for Epilepsy – March 26, 2014 (271 Kb)

2. Proclamation – Canadian Oncology Nursing Day – April 1, 2014 (215 Kb)

3. Proclamation – National Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week – April 13-19, 2014 (277 Kb)

4. Memorandum from the Municipal Clerk dated March 24, 2014 re: Requests for Presentation to Council – None (41 Kb)

 

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