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2. SPECIAL COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – NONE
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
10.1.1 Fly-Past Request – Cole Harbour Harvest Festival (60 Kb)
11.1 CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
11.1.1 Award – Unit Price Tender 14-250 – Street Planer Patching – Phase 2 – Various Locations (98 Kb)
11.1.2 Award – Unit Price Tender 14-268 – Street Recapitalization and Watermain Renewal, Queen Street/South Street/Kent Street, - West Region (226 Kb)
11.1.3 Award – RFP # P13-330, Municipal Security Services (306 Kb)
11.1.4 Case 18388 – Amendments to the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and the Halifax Peninsula Land Use By-law (LUB), and Development Agreement – 6395 and 6399 North Street, Halifax (4.8 Mb)
11.1.5 Case 19158 – Amendments to the Eastern Passage/Cow Bay Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) and Land Use By-Law (LUB) to Enable Mixed Use Development near Hines Road and Howard Avenue, Eastern Passage (720 Kb)
11.1.6 First Reading Proposed By-law O-110, Proposed Amendments to By-Law O-109 Respecting Open Air Burning (199 Kb)
Motion – Councillor Hendsbee – Give First Reading
11.1.7 Administrative Order 50 – Disposal of Surplus Real Property (2.2 Mb)
11.1.8 Nova Scotia Power Street Light Purchase (3.5 Mb) REVISED
11.1.9 Proposed Administrative Order 2014-007-ADM, Respecting Grants to Professional Arts Organizations – Interim Professional Arts Organization Grant Program (128 Kb)
Motion – Councillor Mason – Approve Administrative Order 2014-007-ADM
11.2 JOINT COMMUNITY PLANNING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & AUDIT AND FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEES
iii) Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee - Long Term Arena Strategy – Consolidation of Aging Arenas (13.6 Mb) REVISED
iv) Audit and Finance Standing Committee – Strategic Capital Funding Strategy (185 Kb)
v) Audit and Finance Standing Committee – Building Canada Fund Infrastructure Projects (4.5 Mb)
vi) Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee - Gymnasia Analysis – Peninsula Halifax (Information Report) (194 Kb)
Motion – That Halifax Regional Council Convene to Committee of the Whole
11.3 HERITAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
11.3.1 Case H00387 – Substantial Alternations to 1300 Hollis Street, Halifax – The William Pryor House – a Municipal Registered Heritage Property (5.5 Mb)
11.4 MEMBERS OF COUNCIL
11.4.1 Deputy Mayor Fisher – Amendments to the Land Use By-Law for Dartmouth to Clarify the Definition of “Shipping Container” (22 Kb)
11.4.2 Councillor Watts - Canada Post Service Levels (23 Kb)
12.1 Deputy Mayor Fisher & Councillor McCluskey
That Halifax Regional Council request a staff report on the findings of the Stantec report on weed growth in Lakes Banook and Mic Mac. The report will outline all short-term and long-term options discussed in the Consultants study and provide Council some recommendations and budget implications.
12.2 Councillor Mosher
That Halifax Regional Council request a staff report relating to tender awards for snow removal and ice control contracts. And that in addition to awarding tenders to lowest bidder meeting specifications – consideration be given in the report to procurement specifications also including a proviso that a contractor can only bid if they are in good standing with the municipality and that bidders must not have outstanding legal, procurement, or performance issues.
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 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
13.1.1 Citizen Appointments – Port Wallace Public Participation Committee – Private and Confidential Report
That Halifax Regional Council:
1. Approve the appointments to the Port Wallace Public Participation Committee as outlined in the Attachment #1 of the staff report dated July 22, 2014.
2. It is further recommended that the citizen appointments be released to the public following ratification and notification of the successful candidates
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 Industrial Land Acquisition – Private and Confidential Report
That Halifax Regional Council authorise staff to enter into negotiations for the subject property, as provided in Table 1 of the private and confidential staff report dated July 8, 2014
It is further recommended that Halifax Regional Council authorize staff to also explore the acquisition of the lands as noted in the private and confidential staff report dated July 8, 2014 for industrial park development or for alternate municipal purposes.
It is further recommended that this report not be released to the public.
13.3 Labour Relations
A matter pertaining to reports, advice and recommendations, instruction or direction to officers and employees of the Municipality concerning labour relations and employee negotiations arising out of the contract or contract negotiations with one of the Municipalities unions.
13.3.1 CUPE Local 108 Collective Bargaining - Tentative Agreement – Private and Confidential Report
That Halifax Regional Council convene to In Camera to address the matter.
14. ADDED ITEMS
15. NOTICES OF MOTION
July 29, 2014