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Environment and Sustainability
Standing Committee Agenda

February 4, 2016

1:00 p.m.
Council Chamber, City Hall
1841 Argyle Street

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – January 14, 2016

3. APPROVAL OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS

4. BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF THE MINUTES

5. CALL FOR DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTERESTS

6. MOTIONS OF RECONSIDERATION – NONE
7. MOTIONS OF RESCISSION – NONE
8. CONSIDERATION OF DEFERRED BUSINESS – NONE
9. NOTICES OF TABLED MATTERS – NONE

10. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
10.1 Correspondence
10.2 Petitions
10.3 Presentations
10.3.1 Krystal Therien from Nova Scotia Department of Energy re: Our Electricity Future

11. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE

12. REPORTS
12.1 STAFF
12.1.1 Organics Processing and Management (10.42 mb)

12.2 COMMITTEES – NONE
12.3 MEMBERS OF STANDING COMMITTEE – NONE

13. MOTIONS – NONE

14. IN CAMERA (IN PRIVATE)
Standing Committees 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:

14.1 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

14.1.1 Citizen Nominations to Regional Watersheds Advisory Board – Private and Confidential Report
Motion: That the Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee proceed to nominate one citizen to the Regional Watersheds Advisory Board for consideration by Regional Council for a term to November 2017 as outlined in the private and confidential staff report dated January 28, 2016

15. ADDED ITEMS

16. NOTICES OF MOTION

17. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – Thursday, March 3, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.

18. ADJOURNMENT

INFORMATION ITEMS

1. Memorandum from the Municipal Clerk’s Office dated January 27, 2015 re: Presentation Requests
2. Memorandum from Solid Waste re: 8th Canadian Waste Resource Symposium – Oceans of Opportunity: Where Past Success and New Horizons Converge
3. Information Report: Shredding Day

For further information regarding this meeting, please contact
Sherryll Murphy, Deputy Clerk at murphysh@halifax.ca or 902-490-4211