May 30, 2022 Executive Standing Committee

Date:

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Council Chambers, 3rd Floor City Hall, 1841 Argyle Street, Halifax

Agenda

1. CALL TO ORDER AND LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – April 25, 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 – None 

11. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE

12. REPORTS
12.1 STAFF

12.1.1 2022 District Boundary Review – Phase One Recommendation [PDF]

-Presentation [PDF]

-Presentation [PDF] 

Motion: 
That the Executive Standing Committee recommend that Halifax Regional Council:

1. Confirm the number of polling districts and the number of councillors at sixteen, and direct this to be applied to Phase Two of the 2022 District Boundary Review; and

2. Direct the Chief Administrative Officer to return to Council with a report on the potential electoral reforms set out in the body of the staff report dated April 7, 2022, including any necessary legislative amendments.

12.1.2 Councillor Appointment to Appeals Standing Committee [PDF]
Motion: 
That Executive Standing Committee nominate one (1) Member of Council to the Appeals Standing Committee for a term to November 2024.

12.3 MEMBERS OF STANDING COMMITTEE – NONE 

13. MOTIONS

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 In Camera (Private) Minutes – April 25, 2022
Motion: 

That the In Camera (In Private) minutes of April 25, 2022 be approved as circulated.

14.2 PERSONNEL MATTER – Private and Confidential Report 
A matter pertaining to an identifiable individual or group 
Motion:
That the Executive Standing Committee: 

1. Adopt the recommendations as outlined in the private and confidential staff report dated May 2, 2022; and 

2. Direct that the staff report dated May 2,2022 be maintained as private and confidential.

14.3 PERSONNEL MATTER – Private and Confidential Report
A matter pertaining to an identifiable individual or group 
Motion:
That the Executive Standing Committee: 

1. Adopt the recommendations as outlined in the private and confidential staff report dated May 6, 2022; and 

2. Direct that the staff report dated May 6, 2022 be maintained as private and confidential.

14.4 PERSONNEL MATTER – Private and Confidential Report 
A matter pertaining to an identifiable individual or group 
Motion:
That the Executive Standing Committee: 

1. Adopt the recommendations as outlined in the private and confidential staff report dated May 10, 2022; and 

2. Direct that the staff report dated May 10, 2022 be maintained as private and confidential.

14.5 PERSONNEL MATTER – Private and Confidential Report 
A matter pertaining to an identifiable individual or group 
Motion:
That the Executive Standing Committee: 

1. Adopt the recommendations as outlined in the private and confidential staff report dated May 11, 2022; and 

2. Direct that the staff report dated May 11, 2022 be maintained as private and confidential.

14.6 PERSONNEL MATTER – Private and Confidential Report 
A matter pertaining to an identifiable individual or group 
Motion:
That the Executive Standing Committee: 

1. Adopt the recommendations as outlined in the private and confidential staff report dated May 18, 2022; and 

2. Direct that the staff report dated May 18, 2022 be maintained as private and confidential.

15. ADDED ITEMS

16. NOTICES OF MOTION

17. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

18. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – June 27, 2022

19. ADJOURNMENT

INFORMATION ITEMS 

1.    Memorandum dated May 6, 2022 re: Requests for Presentations to the Executive Standing  
Committee [PDF]

2.    Memorandum dated April 25, 2022 re: Review of AO 2019-001-GOV – Elections Administrative Order [PDF]


For further information regarding this meeting, please contact Catie Campbell, Legislative Assistant, at Catherine.campbell@halifax.ca or 782-641-0796.

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