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Halifax Regional Council

Agenda

May 13, 2014
Immediately Following Committee of the Whole
Reconvene 6:00 p.m.
Council Chamber

Summary of Recorded Votes (167 Kb)

Minutes of May 13, 2014 (193Kb)

1. INVOCATION

SPECIAL PRESENTATION – CITIZENSHIP AWARDS – 6:00 P.M.

2. SPECIAL COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – April 1, 2014 (122 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 – April 29, 2014
8.1 Councillor Johns – Community Sign in Middle Sackville – Lucasville (32 Kb)
8.2 HRM Municipal Alcohol Policy Proposed Public Consultation Approach (598 Kb)
     
9. PUBLIC HEARINGS – 6:00 P.M. - NONE
     
10. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
10.1 Correspondence
  10.1.1 Fly-Past Request – Annual Battle of Britain Parade and Ceremony (48 Kb)
  10.1.2 Fly-Past Request – Halifax-Dartmouth Canada Day Committee – Canada Day 2014 (175 Kb)
10.2 Petitions
     
11. REPORTS
11.1 CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
  11.1.1 Award – Unit Price Tender No. 14-012, Larry Uteck Boulevard Extension - Phase 3 – Central Region (494 Kb)
  11.1.2 Award – Tender No. 14-038, Spring Tree Planting Order – 2014 (244 Kb)
  11.1.3 St. Patrick’s Alexandra Site – 2277 Maitland Street, Halifax (9.4 Mb)
     

11.2 AUDIT AND FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE

  11.2.1 Award Quotation No. 13M 145 – Canada Games Centre Solar Heating System (1.8 Mb)
  11.2.2 Award – RFP No. P14-101 – Digital Video Based Driver Training Solution (1.6 Mb)
  11.2.3 Budget Increase – Project Account No. CEO 10001 - Fire Services Equipment Replacement (814 Kb)
     
11.3 COMMUNITY PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
STANDING COMMITTEE
  11.3.1 Destination Eastern & Northumberland Shores (DEANS) (2.5 Mb)
  11.3.2 Aquatic Needs Assessment – Eastern Region (6.6 Mb)
     
11.4 EXECUTIVE STANDING COMMITTEE
  11.4.1

Cogswell Lands Plan

  11.4.2 Summary Report and Recommendations – Governance Review (Internal Committees) (4.7 Mb)
     
11.5 HERITAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
  11.5.1

Case H00395 – Substantial Alternations to 5171 George Street (Bank of Commerce Building); 1813 Granville Street (Hayes Insurance Building); 1819 Granville Street (Merchants Bank of Canada Building); 1824 Hollis Street (Champlain Building); and 1820 Hollis Street (Flinn Building) – 5 Municipally Registered Heritage Properties (11.3 Mb)

     
11.6 MEMBERS OF COUNCIL
  11.6.1 Councillor Mosher – Reinstatement of Chain of Lakes Trail (32 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 – April 1, 2014

Motion:
That the In Camera minutes of April 1, 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

Citizen Appointment to Halifax Regional Library Board – Private and Confidential Report

Motion:
That Halifax Regional Council:
1. Approve the appointment to the Halifax Regional Library Board as outlined in the Private and Confidential Report from the Executive Standing Committee dated April 28, 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 appointment be released to the public following ratification and notification of the successful candidate.

     
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

Parkland Acquisition – Strategic Parcel, Porters Lake – Private and Confidential Report

Motion:
That Halifax Regional Council not expropriate the property as outlined in the private and confidential staff report dated April 7, 2014.

It is further recommended that the private and confidential staff report dated April 7, 2014 not be released.

     
Private and Confidential Information Item
  1. Private and Confidential In Camera Information Report - re: Cogswell Lands Plan
  2. Private and Confidential In Camera Information Report - re: Legal Advice - St. Patrick’s Alexandra School Property
     
14. ADDED ITEMS
  14.1 Councillor Hendsbee – District Capital Funding – Nature Conservancy of Canada (863 Kb)
     
 

14.2 Committee of the Whole – Mayor and Council Review of Task Force on Violence and Public Safety

Committee of the Whole recommends that Halifax Regional Council, as a part of the Healthy Communities Core Priorities Area:

1. Direct the CAO to implement the relocation of the Public Safety Office function from the Halifax Regional Police to the HRM administration, as described in the Mayor and Council Review of Task Force on Violence and Public Safety;

2. Direct the CAO to review and respond as appropriate to the recommendations of the Mayor and Council Review of Task Force on Violence and Public Safety, and to report back to Council no less than twice yearly; and

3. Direct the CAO to consult with the Board of Police Commissioners to obtain feedback on the Clairmont report with respect to the Public Safety Office and ensure it aligns appropriately with the requirements of the Police Act.

     
15. NOTICES OF MOTION
 
16. ADJOURNMENT

 

 




INFORMATION ITEMS
May 13, 2014

1. Proclamation – Leave a Legacy Month – May 2014 (195 Kb)

2. Proclamation – Gaelic Awareness Month – May 2014 (216 Kb)

3. Proclamation – Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month – May 2014 (222 Kb)

4. Proclamation – May is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month – May 2014 (260 Kb)

5. Proclamation – Safe Boating Awareness Week – May 17-23, 2014 (303 Kb)

6. Memorandum from the Chair of the Audit and Finance Standing Committee dated April 30, 2014 re: Investment Activities – Quarter Ending December 31, 2013 (3.4 Mb)

7. Memorandum from the Chair of the Audit and Finance Standing Committee dated April 30, 2014 re: Investment Policy Advisory Committee Report – Quarter Ending December 31, 2013 (2.1 Mb)

8. Memorandum from the Chair of Halifax and West Community Council dated May 2, 2014 re: Case 18762 – Telecommunications Tower – 290 Purcells Cove Road, Halifax (9.5 Mb)

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

 

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