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Halifax Regional Council

Agenda

March 20, 2012
1:30 p.m.
Reconvene 6:00 p.m.
Council Chamber

1. INVOCATION

2. SPECIAL COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – February 21 (74KB), 23 (29KB) & 28 (70KB), 2012

    Minutes for March 20, 2012 (130KB)

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 16655
– Amendments to the Regional Municipal Planning

       Strategy, Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Downtown

       Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-Law for

       the YMCA- CBC Project at Sackville and South Park Streets,

       Halifax

(i) Supplementary Staff Report (800 Kb)
(ii) Design Review Committee Report (137 Kb)
(ii) Staff report dated October 31, 2011 (3.3 Mb)

Presentation (6.3 Mb)


10. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
10.1 Correspondence

10.1.1 Request for Fly-Past
(i) Titanic 100 Commemorative Events (37 Kb)
(ii) Battle of Britain (42 Kb)

10.2 Petitions

11. REPORTS
11.1 CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

11.1.1 Cost-Sharing Agreement – Halifax Water Tender

           No. 101029, Dunbrack Street – West Region

           (314 Kb)
11.1.2 Proposed Burnside/Sackville Expressway, 107

           Bypass – Provincial Request to Purchase Lands at

           Burnside Industrial Park (4.4 Mb)

11.1.3 Case 17174 – Amendments to the Halifax

           Municipal Planning Strategy and Peninsula Land

           Use By-Law for 1017 and 1021 Beaufort Avenue,

           Halifax (2.1 Mb)
11.1.4 First Reading Proposed By-Law S-500

           Respecting Charges for Solar City Program

           (259 Kb)


11.2 EXECUTIVE STANDING COMMITTEE

11.2.1 Second Reading Proposed Amendment to

           Administrative Order One – Alignment with

           Robert’s Rules of Order (442 Kb) REVISED


11.3 ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY STANDING COMMITTEE

11.3.1 Harbour East Transmission Line Update (4.5 Mb)


11.4 GRANTS COMMITTEE

11.4.1 Canadian Naval Memorial Trust - Funding Request

           (381 Kb)
11.4.2 Addendum to By-Law T-228 Respecting Tax

           Exemption for Non-Profit Organizations - Appeals

           2011-2012 (supplementary report) (439 Kb)


11.5 MEMBERS OF COUNCIL

11.5.1 Councillor Walker –Request that the Halifax

           Regional Municipality Host the Annual Federation of

           Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Conference in 2018

           (188 Kb)


12. MOTIONS

13. ADDED ITEMS

13.1 - Councillor Hendsbee - 2602 Highway 7, East Preston (49 Kb)

14. NOTICES OF MOTION

15. 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;

15.1 In Camera Minutes – February 21, 23, 28 & March 6, 2012


Motion:
That the In Camera minutes of February 21, 23, 28 & March 6, 2012 be approved as circulated.

15.2 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

15.2.1 Citizen Appointment to Advisory Committee for Accessibility in HRM

Motion:
It is recommended that Halifax Regional Council approve the recommendation of the Transportation Advisory Standing Committee to appoint the applicant as specified in Attachment “A” of the report dated March 6, 2012, to the Accessibility Advisory Committee in HRM, to fill a vacant unexpired term to end November 30, 2012

15.2.2 Appointments to District 12 Planning Advisory Committee

Motion:
It is recommended that Halifax Regional Council approve the recommendation of the Peninsula Community Council to appoint two citizens to the District 12 Planning Advisory Committee as specified in Attachment “A” of the report dated March 6, 2012 for terms to expire November 2012


Private and Confidential Information Items

1. Private and Confidential In Camera Information Report - re: Proposed Burnside/Sackville Expressway, 107 Bypass – Provincial Request to Purchase Lands at Burnside Industrial Park

2. Private and Confidential In Camera Information Report - re: Dismissal/Discontinuance of Legal Matters Against HRM

16. ADJOURNMENT



INFORMATION ITEMS
March 20, 2012

1. Proclamation – Purple Day for Epilepsy – March 26, 2012 (348 Kb)

2. Memorandum from Chair, Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee dated February 23, 2012 re: Review of Economic Development Governance Structure (689 Kb)

3. Memorandum from Chair, Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee dated February 29, 2012 re: Year One Implementation of 2011-2016 Economic Strategy 3rd Quarter Update from October to December 2011 (4.0 Mb)

4. Memorandum from Acting Director, Finance and Information Technology dated March 9, 2012 re: Third Quarter 2011/2012 Financial Report (4.4 Mb)

5. Memorandum from Director, Transportation and Public Works dated February 9, 2012 re: District 20 Flooding Issues due to August 2, 2011 Storm Event (196 Kb)

6. Memorandum from the Municipal Clerk dated March 12, 2012
re: Requests for Presentation to Council – Blue Nose Marathon (131 Kb)

 

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