January 20, 2022 Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee

Date:

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Virtual Meeting

Agenda

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1. CALL TO ORDER

1.1 ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – December 8, 2021

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
8.1 Halifax Common Master Plan [PDF] (Large Size 35 Mb)
Motion
That Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee recommend that Regional Council:
1. Repeal the 1994 Halifax Common Plan and adopt the Halifax Common Master Plan (Master Plan) as contained in Attachment A, as a guiding document for open space planning, management, and development within the Halifax Common; and 
2. Direct the CAO to undertake periodic reviews at least every five years of the Master Plan for any updates.

9. NOTICES OF TABLED MATTERS – NONE

10. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
10.1 Correspondence 
10.2 Petitions
10.3 Presentations

10.3.1 Every One Every Day Kjpuktuk Project Update – Aimee Gasparetto, Program Director, Wije'winen [PDF]

- Presentation [PDF] (Large Size 7 Mb)

- Handout [PDF]

11. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE

12. REPORTS – NONE 

 
13. MOTIONS
13.1 Councillor Austin: Heritage Grant Program Review [PDF]
Motion: 
That Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee request to review AO-2014-002-ADM the Heritage Incentives Administrative Order, and provide recommendations regarding possible amendments to the maximum amounts available to eligible property owners, the eligibility criteria, and the overall annual budget of the program. The resulting staff report to proceed first to the Heritage Advisory Committee for consideration.

14. IN CAMERA (IN PRIVATE)
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:

14.1 PERSONNEL MATTER – Private and Confidential Report 
A matter pertaining to an identifiable individual or group 
Motion:
That Community Planning and Economic Development Standing Committee: 
1. Adopt the recommendations as outlined in the private and confidential staff report dated December 14, 2021; and 
2. Direct that the staff report dated December 14, 2021 be maintained as private and confidential.

15. ADDED ITEMS

16. NOTICES OF MOTION

17. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

18. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – February 17, 2022

19. ADJOURNMENT


INFORMATION ITEMS 

1. Information report from the Legislative Assistant dated January 14, 2022 re: Presentation Requests [PDF]


For further information regarding this meeting, please contact Simon Ross-Siegel, Legislative Assistant, at rosssis@halifax.ca or 902-292-3962