December 1, 2022 Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee

Date:

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual meeting

Agenda

1. CALL TO ORDER AND LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – November 3, 2022

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
.  
11. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE

12. REPORTS
12.1 STAFF
12.1.1    2023 Proposed Meeting Schedule [PDF]
Motion:

That Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee approve the proposed 2023 Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee meeting schedule as outlined in the staff memorandum.

12.1.2 Standing Committee Appointments to Boards and Committees [PDF]
Motion:

That Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee:

1.    Nominate one (1) Councillor from Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee, for appointment by Halifax Regional Council, to serve on the Halifax Regional Water Commission, for a term until the end of the Council term; 

2.    Appoint one (1) Councillor from Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee to serve on Nova Scotia Solid Waste Resource Management Committee, for a term until the end of the Council term; and 

3.    Appoint one (1) Councillor from Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee to serve on Executive Standing Committee, for a term until the end of the Council term. 

12.2 COMMITTEE - NONE

12.3 MEMBERS OF STANDING COMMITTEE 
12.3.1 Deputy Mayor Austin [PDF]
Motion:

That the Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee request a staff report on restricting or banning the use of gasoline powered leaf blowers.

13. MOTIONS - NONE

14. IN CAMERA - NONE

15. ADDED ITEMS

16. NOTICES OF MOTION

17. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

18. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – January 13, 2023 (pending approval of the schedule)

19. ADJOURNMENT
 

INFORMATION ITEMS 

1.    Information Report from the Chief Administrative Officer dated November 14, 2022 re: Dog Waste Collection in Municipal Parks Pilot Project [PDF]
2.    Information Report from the Legislative Assistant dated November 24, 2022 re: Requests for Presentation [PDF] 

For further information regarding this meeting, please contact Jill McGillicuddy, Legislative Assistant, at mcgillj@halifax.ca or 902.483.2810

To submit correspondence, email clerks@halifax.ca 
More information: https://www.halifax.ca/city-hall/regional-council/communicating-halifax-regional-council