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April 21, 2010 - Agenda

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City of Richmond Meeting Agenda

Public Works & Transportation Committee

 

Anderson Room, City Hall
6911 No. 3 Road

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
4:30 p.m.

 

 

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ITEM

 

 

 

 

MINUTES

 

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Motion to adopt the minutes of the meeting of the Public Works & Transportation Committee held on Wednesday, March 17, 2010.

 

 

 

NEXT COMMITTEE MEETING DATE

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 (tentative date) at 4:30 p.m. in the Anderson Room

 

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DELEGATION

 

 

 

Ms. Hilda Bechler, Sustainable Community Development Services, regarding Sustainable Waste Management. 

 

 

 

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

 

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1.

TRANSLINK 2010 CAPITAL PROGRAM COST-SHARING SUBMISSIONS - MAJOR ROAD NETWORK, BICYCLE INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSIT-RELATED ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE

(File Ref. No.:  01-0154-04) (REDMS No. 2774719)

 

 

Designated Speaker: Victor Wei 

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

(1)

That the submission of:

 

 

 

(a)

road and traffic signal improvement projects for cost-sharing as part of the TransLink 2010 Major Road Network (MRN) Minor Capital Program;

 

 

 

(b)

bicycle facility improvements for cost-sharing as part of the TransLink 2010 Bicycle Infrastructure Capital Cost-Sharing Program; and

 

 

 

(c)

transit facility improvements for cost-sharing as part of the TransLink 2010 Transit-Related Road Infrastructure Program;

 

 

 

as described in the staff report dated March 26, 2010 from the Director of Transportation, entitled “Translink 2010 Capital Program Cost-Sharing Submissions - Major Road Network, Bicycle Infrastructure And Transit-Related Road Infrastructure”, be endorsed.

 

 

(2)

That should the above submissions be successful, the Chief Administrative Officer and General Manager, Planning and Development be authorized to execute the funding agreements.

 

 

(3)

That the City send a letter to TransLink requesting that the update of the Richmond Area Transit Plan commence as soon as possible to help guide the City’s planning and implementation of transit-related infrastructure improvements.

 

 

(4)

That the additional funds required to construct the Minoru Boulevard Bike Lanes project be sourced from surplus funds in Project No. 41207 (Canada Line Bridge Cycling Connections).

 

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2.

ICBC/CITY OF RICHMOND ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM – PROPOSED PROJECTS FOR 2010

(File Ref. No.:  01-0150-20-ICBC1-01) (REDMS No. 2861294)

 

 

Designated Speaker: Victor Wei

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That:

 

 

(1)

the list of proposed road safety improvement projects, as described in the  staff report dated March 26, 2010 from the Director of Transportation entitled “ICBC/City Of Richmond Road Improvement Program – Proposed Projects For 2010”, be endorsed for submission to the ICBC 2010 Road Improvement Program for cost sharing;

 

 

 

(2)

should the above applications be successful, the Chief Administrative Officer and General Manager, Planning and Development be authorized to negotiate and execute the cost-share agreements.; and

 

 

(3)

in recognition of the Road Improvement Program’s upcoming 20th anniversary, the Mayor send a letter to ICBC to express the City’s appreciation of past funding support and desire for the continuation of the program.

 

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3.

PROPOSED ON-STREET PARKING RESTRICTIONS IN BURKEVILLE

(File Ref. No.:  10-6450-09-01) (REDMS No. 2872195)

 

 

Designated Speaker: Victor Wei

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

(1)

That Option 1, as described in the staff report dated March 29, 2010, from the Director, Transportation, entitled “Proposed On-Street Parking Restrictions in Burkeville”, to address traffic safety and street parking concerns in the Burkeville area be approved and staff be directed to proceed with its immediate implementation.

 

 

(2)

That per Option 4, as described in the staff report dated March 29, 2010, from the Director, Transportation, entitled “Proposed On-Street Parking Restrictions in Burkeville”, staff be directed to work with Coast Mountain Bus Company to re-introduce bus service to Burkeville and that the use of Airport Road (southbound only) for such service be endorsed.

 

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4.

CITY-WIDE STREET FURNITURE PROGRAM – REPORT BACK ON ADDING STREET FURNITURE ELEMENTS

(File Ref. No.:  10-6360-03-01) (REDMS No. 2762173)

 

 

Designated Speaker: Victor Wei

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That:

 

 

(1)

the City continue to pursue the provision of new street furniture without advertising at selected locations as part of new development requirements and special streetscape enhancement projects through to the expiry of the forthcoming 5-year contract with Pattison Outdoor for the provision of selected street furniture elements; and

 

 

(2)

as part of a revised street furniture strategy to be developed near the expiry of the forthcoming contract with Pattison Outdoor, staff include the option of the City purchasing street furniture without advertising as an alternative to involving the third party provision of street furniture in return for advertising rights in the public realm.

 

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5.

PROPOSED DEMONSTRATION WIND TURBINE REVIEW

(File Ref. No.: 01-0370-01) (REDMS No. 2875075)

 

 

Designated Speakers: John Irving and Mark Roozbahani 

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That:

 

 

(1)

the concept of installing a wind turbine at a City owned site in Richmond be endorsed subject to external funding and further site-specific review; and

 

 

(2)

the Chief Administrative Officer and the General Manager, Engineering and Public Works be authorized to sign:

 

 

 

(a)

grant application(s) as required for the UBCM Innovation Fund and other applicable funds;  and

 

 

 

(b)

applications and agreements as required for BC Hydro’s Net Metering program;

 

 

 

for supporting the wind turbine study and implementation.

 

 

6.

MANAGER’S REPORT

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

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