October 3, 2022 Transportation Standing Committee

Date:

Time: 1:00 p.m.

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

Agenda

1. CALL TO ORDER AND LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – August 25, 2022 & September 14, 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

10.3.1 Porter’s Lake Business Association [PDF]

11. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE
12. REPORTS
12.1 STAFF

12.1.1 Transit Electronic Fare Options [PDF]
Motion:
That the Transportation Standing Committee recommend that Halifax Regional Council adopt By-law U-112, amending By-law U-100, the User Charges By-law, as set out in Attachment D of the staff report dated September 8, 2022.

12.2 MEMBERS OF STANDING COMMITTEE
12.2.1 Councillor Mason [PDF]
Motion:

That the Transportation Standing Committee requests a staff report and recommendations for potential amendments to HRM Bylaw T-1000, Respecting the Regulation of Taxis, Accessible Taxis, Limousines and Transportation Network Companies, the purpose of which is to creating a new category to provide legislation that relates to the tourism industry, operating passenger vehicles, with a maximum seating capacity of 8 passengers within HRM.

13. MOTIONS
13.1.1 Councillor Mason
Motion:

That the Transportation Standing Committee request a staff report which outlines the process for short and long-term traffic diversion from Municipal streets full or partial for the purposes of creating pedestrian focused spaces, events and activations. The report should outline any required regulation or regulatory changes, consultation requirements, stakeholders, organizer, and Municipal responsibilities and authorities along with an appeal process.

14. IN CAMERA (IN PRIVATE)

15. ADDED ITEMS

16. NOTICES OF MOTION

17. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

18. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – October 27, 2022

19. ADJOURNMENT

INFORMATION ITEMS
1. Memorandum dated September 1, 2022 re: Request for Presentations to Transportation Standing Committee [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