Skip to content. Accessibility info.

Halifax Regional Council

Agenda

August 7, 2012
10:30 a.m.
Reconvene 6:00 p.m.
Room 100
World Trade and Convention Centre

Summary of Recorded Votes (556 Kb)

1. INVOCATION

2. SPECIAL COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – July 3, 2012 (292 Kb)

    Minutes of August 7, 2012 (120KB)

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
Proposed Less Than Market Value Sale of 3214 Highway #2,

       Fall River to the Lakeview, Windsor Junction, Fall River Firemen’s

       Association (902 Kb)
9.2 Proposed Less Than Market Value Sale of 4693 Highway #7,

       Porter’s Lake, to the Porter’s Lake Community Service

       Association (1.6 Mb)

Public Hearings - Frequently Asked Questions

10. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
10.1 Correspondence – None
10.2 Petitions
10.3 Presentations

10.3.1 Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission re: Bridge Re-decking Project – Steve Snider, General Manager and Chief Executive Officer (1.5 Mb)

11. REPORTS
11.1 CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

11.1.1 Tender 12-276 – Waverley Bridge Replacement, Rocky

           Lake Drive - Central Region

This item was deleted from the agenda.

11.1.2 Tender No. 12-264, Street Sidewalk and Watermain

           Renewal – Bayers Road (Joseph Howe – Samuel

           Walker) and Ashburn Avenue (Bayers – Elliot) – West

           Region (213 Kb)
11.1.3 Tender No. 12-217, Pavement and Watermain

            Renewal - Willow St. (Agricola – Windsor) and Robie

           Street (North – Garrick) - West Region (237 Kb)
11.1.4 Sole Source Award – Voith Schneider Propellers –

           Voith Turbo GmBH and Co. (141 Kb)
11.1.5 First Reading Proposed Administrative Order

           SC-68, Street Closure – Portion of Bright Place Right-

           of-Way, Halifax (363 Kb)
11.1.6 First Reading, as Amended, Proposed By-Law

           C-702, An Amendment to By-Law C-700, Respecting

           Cemeteries and Administrative Order 20 Respecting

           Fees for Cemetery Service

(i) Supplementary Staff Report (782 Kb)
(ii) Staff Report dated December 16, 2011 (819 Kb)

11.1.7 Second Reading Proposed By-Law S-436, An

           amendment to By-Law S-400 Respecting Local

           Improvement Charges, New Paving Projects Outside

           the Core Area 2011 (1.2 Mb)
11.1.8 2012 HRM Citizen Survey Results

(i) Staff Information Report (467 Kb)
(ii) Consultants Report (3.7 Mb)
(iii) Presentation (1.6 Mb)

11.1.9 Halifax Transit Ferry Service Recommendation (152 Kb)


11.2 HARBOUR EAST COMMUNITY COUNCIL

11.2.1 Case 17224 – Municipal Planning Strategy and Land

           Use By-Law Amendments and Development

           Agreement for 1948 Shore Road, Eastern Passage

          REVISED (1.0 Mb)

11.3 AUDIT AND FINANCE STANDING COMMITTEE

11.3.1 Request for Comprehensive Review of Halifax Metro

           Centre Operations (77 Kb)

11.4 TRANSPORTATION STANDING COMMITTEE

11.4.1 MacDonald Bridge Sidewalk Deck Panels (874 Kb)
11.4.2 Smart Trip E-Pass – 2013-14 Fiscal Year (539 Kb)

11.5 GRANTS COMMITTEE

11.5.1 Less Than Market Value Sale of 2041 Hammonds

           Plains Road, Hammonds Plains to Hammonds Plains

           Fire Hall and Community Centre Association (412 Kb)

11.6 MEMBERS OF COUNCIL

11.6.1 Councillor Barkhouse – Addition of Information

            Item 2 from July 10, 2012 Regional Council Agenda

            re: Public Reporting of Senior Employees’ Salaries

            (334 Kb)
11.6.2 Councillor Walker – UNSM Resolution Amendment

          (70 Kb)
11.6.3 Councillor Nicoll – Request for Staff

           Recommendation Report to the Transportation

           Standing Committee re: Transportation Demand

           Management Functional Plan (TDM) – Complete

           Streets Policy (25 Kb)

12. MOTIONS
12.1 Councillor Smith

“That Regional Council support a staff report, to be provided to Regional Council before or during the next 2013/2014 budget deliberations, regarding the implementation of a $200 per year discount coupon system for Senior Citizens resident in HRM over the age of 65. This discount program would have no cash value and would be available for these residents to purchase short term HRM recreational programs or access to public transit.”

12.2 Councillor Lund

“To request that staff review Part 15 of the Halifax Charter relating to unsightly properties to examine opportunities for increased fines and stricter enforcement, to review acceptable and unacceptable criteria under the definition of unsightly, and to bring proposed amendments to the appropriate committee for consideration and subsequent approval by Regional Council.”

This item was deleted from the agenda.

13. ADDED ITEMS

Deletions:

11.1.1 Tender 12-276 – Waverley Bridge Replacement, Rocky Lake Drive - Central Region (To be circulated)

12.2 Motion - Councillor Lund

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 – July 3, 2012

Motion:
That the In Camera minutes of July 3, 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 the Advisory Committee for Accessibility in HRM

Motion:
“That Halifax Regional Council:

1) Adopt the recommendation of the Transportation Standing Committee regarding a citizen appointment to the Advisory Committee for Accessibility in HRM to fill a vacant term position expiring November 30, 2012;

2) That Halifax Regional Council by way of this motion, expresses their appreciation to all residents who have put forward their names to serve on Boards and Committees of Council;

3) It is further recommended that this report be released to public following Council ratification.

 

15.3 Personnel Matter

A matter related to an identifiable individual, including municipal or local board employees

15.3.1 CAO (Chief Administrative Officer) Review

Motion:
That Halifax Regional Council adopt the recommendation; as provided by the Executive Standing Committee

 

15.4 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.

15.4.1 Halifax Regional Police (HRP) Contract Negotiations Update - Oral

Motion:
To convene to In Camera in order to address matters related to Halifax Regional Police contract negotiations

 

Private and Confidential Information Item

1. Private and Confidential In Camera Information Report - re: Land Disposal -Proposed Administrative Order SC-68, Street Closure – Portion of Bright Place Right-of-Way, Halifax

16. ADJOURNMENT

 


 


INFORMATION ITEMS
August 7, 2012

1. Proclamation – Taoist Tai Chi Awareness Day – August 11, 2012 (206 Kb)

2. Memorandum from Director, Halifax Transit dated July 18, 2012 re: Halifax Transit Ridership Trends (388 Kb)

3. Memorandum from Director, Traffic Authority dated June 29, 2012 re: Baker Drive – Marked Crosswalk Request (307 Kb)

4. Memorandum from the Municipal Clerk dated July 30, 2012
re: Requests for Presentation to Council - None (103 Kb)

 

Above content last modified Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 3:02pm.