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Halifax Regional Council

Agenda

April 15, 2014
Immediately Following Committee of the Whole
Reconvene 6:00 p.m.
Council Chamber

Summary of Recorded Votes (121KB)

Minutes for April 15, 2014 (152KB)

1. INVOCATION

2. SPECIAL COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – March 18, 2014 (137 Kb)

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 17491 – Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Land Use By-law (LUB) Amendments and Development Agreement for 2894 St. Margarets Bay Road, Timberlea (Joint Public Hearing with Halifax & West Community Council)
- Report (1.8 Mb)
- Presentation (612 Kb)

10. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
10.1 Correspondence
  10.1.1 Fly-Past Request – Battle of the Atlantic (92 Kb)
10.2 Petitions
     
10.3 Presentations
  10.3.1 Halifax Regional Water Commission (261 Kb)
11. REPORTS
11.1 CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
  11.1.1 Award – Unit Price Tender No. 14-213 – Micro Surfacing – Phase 1 - Various Locations (368 Kb)
  11.1.2 Award – Unit Price Tender No. 14-238 – Street Planer Patching – Phase 1 – Various Locations (279 Kb)
  11.1.3 2014 Spring Debenture and Temporary Borrowing Resolution (324 Kb)
  11.1.4 Property Matter – Less than Market Value Lease of a Portion of PID #40619561 22835 Highway #7, Sheet Harbour – Amendment (Supplementary Report) (871 Kb)
  11.1.5 Award RFP-P13-325 – Halifax Central Library Café Services (426 Kb)
  11.1.6 Award - Sole Source - Purchase of Adobe Software (169 Kb)
  11.1.7 Award – Unit Price Tender No. 14-203 – Resurfacing, New Sidewalk South Side, Traffic Improvements and Watermain Renewal – Wright Avenue – East Region (415 Kb)
  11.1.8 Case 19060 – Amendments to the Sackville Drive Secondary Planning Strategy (SPS) and Land Use By-law (LUB) to Enable Mixed Use Development at 8 Walker Avenue and 732 Old Sackville Road, Lower Sackville (1.5 Mb)
     
  11.1.9 Second Reading Proposed By-Law R-107, An amendment to By-Law R-100, Respecting the Repeal of By-Laws and Ordinances and the repeal of Administrative Order 23 Motion – Approve By-law R-107 and Repeal Administrative Order 23
    i) Staff Recommendation Report (2.0 Mb)
    ii) Staff Supplementary Information Report (149 Kb)
     
11.2 HALIFAX AND WEST COMMUNITY COUNCIL
  11.2.1 Case 16367 – Herring Cove Road Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Land Use By-law (LUB) Amendments and Development Agreement for 286/290 Herring Cove Road, Halifax (5.6 Mb)
Motion - Give First Reading and Schedule a Joint Public Hearing
     
11.3 NORTH WEST COMMUNITY COUNCIL
  11.3.1 Case 17736 - Open Space Design Development Agreement – Brookhill Drive, Grand Lake (23.4 Mb)
     
11.4 COMMUNITY PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STANDING COMMITTEE
  11.4.1 Dartmouth Sportsplex Revitalization Project (20.1 Mb)
     
11.5 EXECUTIVE STANDING COMMITTEE
  11.5.1 HRM Charter Review (3.6 Mb)
  11.5.2 Process for Citizen Appointments to the Halifax Water Board (10.2 Mb)
  11.5.3

HRM Branding Strategy

     

12. MOTIONS

  12.1 Councillor Dalrymple
That Halifax Regional Council request a staff report on a means to donate $10,000 to Fall River Minor Football prior to June 30, 2014 to finish topsoil and hydro-seed a new community multi-purpose sports field at High Road and Kinclaven Road in Fall River. (47 Kb)
     

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 18, 2014
  Motion:
That the In Camera minutes of March 18, 2014 be approved as circulated.
     

13.2 Personnel Matter

Citizen and Councillor appointments to boards and committees in keeping with the Public Appointment Policy adopted by Regional Council in August 2011, to be found at http://www.halifax.ca/boardscom/documents/Citizenrecruitmentpolicy.pdf

  13.2.1

Candidate Nominations for Halifax International Airport Authority Board (HIAA) – Private and Confidential Report

 
Motion:
That Halifax Regional Council nominate the eight (8) Candidates, as put forward by the Executive Standing Committee, to the Board of the Halifax International Airport Authority.
It is further recommended that this report not be released to the public.

  13.2.2

Citizen Appointments – Board of Police Commissionaires – Private and Confidential Report

 
Motion:
That Halifax Regional Council extend both citizen appointments on the Board of Police Commissioners (due to expire March 31, 2014) to October 31, 2014 to enable the current Board to complete the HRM Police Strategic Planning Process and the Police Governance Conference (in July 2014) and to proceed with the competency based recruiting process to fill the Board positions effective November 2014, and to stagger the subsequent citizen appointment date.
It is further recommended that this report not be released to the public.

  13.2.3

Citizen Appointments to the Heritage Advisory Committee – Private and Confidential Report


Motion:
It is recommended that Halifax Regional Council:

  1. Approve the appointments to the Heritage Advisory Committee as outlined in the Private and Confidential Report from the Community Planning & Economic Development Standing Committee dated April 11, 2014.
  2. Extend the term to November 2016 to allow the member sufficient time to become familiar with and contribute to the Committee.
  3. It is further recommended that the citizen appointments be released to the public following ratification and notification of the successful candidates.

13.3 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

  13.3.1

Briar Lane Municipal Lands to YMCA Development Project (Supplementary Report) – Private and Confidential Report

 
Motion:


Motion:
It is recommended that Halifax Regional Council:

  1. Direct staff to complete the street closure of a portion of Briar Lane, specifically Parcels BL-1 and BL-2, as shown on Attachment B of the staff report dated March 24, 2014;
  2. Direct staff to take the necessary steps to create parcels BL-1 and BL-2 as shown on Attachment B of the staff report dated March 24, 2014;
  3. Declare Parcel BL-1, a portion of Briar Lane shown on Attachment B of the staff report dated March 24, 2014, surplus to municipal requirements and categorize as “Economic Development” as per Administrative Order 50;
  4. Declare Parcel BL-2, a portion of Briar Lane shown on Attachment B of the staff report dated March 24, 2014, surplus to municipal requirements and categorize as “Remnant” as per Administrative Order 50;
  5. Authorise the Mayor and the Municipal Clerk to enter in a Purchase and Sale Agreement with YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth, or Assignee, for the conveyance of Parcel BL-1 as its appraised market value, as per terms and conditions outlined in Table 1 of the staff report dated March 24, 2014;
  6. Authorise the Mayor and the Municipal Clerk to enter in a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Paramount Apartment Limited , for the conveyance of Parcel BL-2, as per terms and conditions outlined in Table 1 of the staff report dated March 24, 2014; and
  7. It is further recommended that this report, with the exception of Attachment B of the staff report dated March 24, 2014, not be released until transactions have closed.
     
Private and Confidential Information Items
  1. Private and Confidential In Camera Information Report - re: Leasing Matter – RFP-P13-325 – Halifax Central Library Café Services
     
14. ADDED ITEMS


15. NOTICES OF MOTION

16. ADJOURNMENT

 


 

INFORMATION ITEMS
February 11, 2014

1. Proclamation – Administrative Professionals Week – April 20-26, 2014 (259 Kb)

2. Proclamation – Parental Alienation Awareness Day – April 25, 2014 (228 Kb)

3. Memorandum from the Director of Planning and Infrastructure dated March 12, 2014 re: Award – Settlement of MacLennan Drive Expropriations (232 Kb)

4. Memorandum from the General Manager of the Halifax Regional Water Commission dated April 4, 2014 re: Stormwater Service Charges (1.6 Mb)

5. Memorandum from the Municipal Clerk dated April 7, 2014 re: Requests for Presentation to Council – None (41 Kb)

6. Memorandum from the Municipal Clerk dated April 1, 2014 re: Notice of Effective Withdrawn Date for Tabled Reports (41 Kb)

 

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