AT REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, Wednesday, September 23, 2020

 

AT A MEETING OF Public Works and Infrastructure Committee

HELD IN Public Session

 

AT 9:00 AM

 

These are considered a draft rendering of the official minutes. Official minutes can be obtained through the Office of the City Clerk once approved.

 

Present:

Councillor John Findura, in the Chair

Councillor Lori Bresciani (Videoconference)

Councillor Bob Hawkins (Videoconference)

Councillor Jason Mancinelli (Videoconference)

Councillor Andrew Stevens (Videoconference)

 

Also in Attendance:

Council Officer, Elaine Gohlke

City Solicitor, Byron Werry (Videoconference)

Executive Director, Citizen Services, Kim Onrait

Director, Roadways & Transportation, Chris Warren

Director, Citizen Experience, Jill Sveinson (Videoconference)

Manager, Sweeping & Alleys, Tyler Bien (Videoconference)

Manager, Traffic Engineering, Carolyn Kalim (Videoconference)

Sgt. Mark Verbeek, Regina Police Service (Teleconference)

 

 

 

Approval of Public Agenda


Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the agenda for this meeting be approved, as submitted, and that the delegations and items be heard in the order they are called forward by the Chairperson

Adoption of Minutes

 

Councillor Lori Bresciani moved, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the minutes for the meeting held on May 19, 2020 be adopted, as circulated.

Administration Reports

PWI20-6              Cycling Safety & Passing

Recommendation

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee recommends that City Council:

 

1.              Approve the recommendations as detailed in Appendix A to this report.

 

2.              Remove item CR20-22 from the List of Outstanding Items for the Community and Protective Services Committee.

 

3.              Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaws to amend The Regina Traffic. Bylaw No. 9900 (Traffic Bylaw) to reflect the changes proposed in this report.

 

4.              Approve these recommendations at its September 30, 2020 meeting.

 

David Bernakevitz, representing Bike Regina, addressed the Committee.

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved that the recommendation contained in the report be concurred in.

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved that this matter be referred to Administration to consult with Bike Regina and other cycling organizations regarding further amendments to increase cycling safety to be included in a report to the January 2021 Public Works and Infrastructure Committee meeting.

Councillor Andrew Stevens              Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani              Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli              Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins               Yes
Councillor John Findura              Yes


The motion was put and declared CARRIED. 

PWI20-5              Fencing Setback Regulations

Recommendation

That the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee:

 

1.      Remove item MN20-7 from the List of Outstanding Items.

 

2.      Receive and file this report.


Councillor Jason Mancinelli moved that the recommendation contained in the report be concurred in.

Councillor Jason Mancinelli              Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins               Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens              Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani              Yes
Councillor John Findura              Yes

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

 

PWI20-7              Annual Winter Maintenance Summary Report 2019/ 2020

Recommendation

That the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee receive and file this report.


Councillor Bob Hawkins moved that this report be received and filed.

Councillor Bob Hawkins               Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens              Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani              Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli              Yes
Councillor John Findura              Yes

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

PWI20-8              Winter Maintenance Policy Update

Recommendation

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee recommends that City Council:

 

1.      Consider the Winter Maintenance Policy Update during the 2021 Budget process.

 

2.      Approve this recommendation at its September 30, 2020 meeting.


Councillor Bob Hawkins moved that the recommendation contained in the report be concurred in and that the date for Administration to bring a report with options to amend The Clean Property Bylaw, with respect to sidewalk clearing, be changed from Q3 of 2021 to Q2 of 2021.

 

Councillor Bob Hawkins               Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens              Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani              Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli              Yes
Councillor John Findura              Yes

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.


Adjournment


Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the meeting adjourn.

The meeting adjourned at 11:20 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chairperson                                                                                    Secretary