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resolving into committee of the whole
transportation services department
contract award of ottawa's stage 2 light rail transit projects and related matters
Report - Contract Award of Ottawas Stage 2 LRT Project_Final.docx
Document 1. Deal Summaries for Stage 2 Report _FR.docx
Document 1. Deal Summaries for Stage 2 Report.docx
Document 2. Procurement Evaluation Model.docx
Document 2. Procurement Evaluation Model_FR.docx
Document 3. City of Ottawa - Stage 2 CON DBF RFP Fairness Post-Consensus Attestation as of 19-01-10 FINAL_FR.docx
Document 3. City of Ottawa Stage 2 CON DBF RFP Fairness Post Consensus Attestation 19 01 10 FINAL.docx
Document 4. City of Ottawa - Stage 2 TRI DBFM RFP Fairness Post-Consensus Attestation as of 19-01-10 FINAL.docx
Document 4. City of Ottawa - Stage 2 TRI DBFM RFP Fairness Post-Consensus Attestation as of 19-01-10 FINAL_FR.docx
Document 5. Station Descriptions and Technical OverviewRev.docx
Document 6. Construction Methodology.docx
Document 7. Traffic_Mobility and Detours.docx
Document 7. Traffic_Mobility and Detours_FR.docx
Document 8. Trillium Line PA Schedule 32 - City Permits, Licences and Approvals_FR.docx
Document 8. Trillium Line PA Schedule 32 City Permits, Licences and Approvals.docx
Document 9. Confederation Line PA Schedule 35 - Permits, Licences Approvals_FR.docx
Document 9. Confederation Line PA Schedule 35 Permits Licences Approvals.docx
chris swail, director, o-train planning, transportation services department (tsd) and isabelle jasmin, deputy treasurer, corporate services department provided a detailed powerpoint presentation.' a copy of this presentation is held on file with the city clerk.'
the following delegations addressed the committee of the whole with respect to the contract award of ottawa's stage 2 light rail transit projects and related matters. those persons whose names are marked with an asterisk (*) have also provided a written submission, and these documents are held on file with the city clerk.
mark laroche,* president and ceo of the ottawa international airport authority, spoke in support of the project, and the importance of the airport link, for which the airport is a partner and contributor.
catherine callary, vice-president of destination development, ottawa tourism - spoke in support of the project, and its impact tourism ottawa's efforts to market ottawa as a destination for visitors to.
claude brul', senior vice president, academic, algonquin college, spoke in support of the project and its significant impact on algonquin college students, staff and the broader community, as well as the value of the college's partnership with the city on algonquin station.
lise bourgeois, presidente-directrice g'n'rale, la cit', spoke in support of the project, and its significance for the institution, and expressed an interest in seeing the future trim station, which will serve their orleans campus, named in recognition of la cit'.
john harrison, eastern ontario and western quebec building and trades council, spoke in support of the project, and to its economic impacts during and after construction.
guy annable expressed concerns with the lack of publicly-available information available with respect to the criteria and scoring methodology for the procurement, concerns with the preferred proponent for the trillium line extension project, as well as some particular concerns about the suitability of some station designs for canadian weather.
ian faris, president, ottawa board of trade, spoke in support of the project, and impacts of the expansion of lrt on economic growth and the ability for ottawa companies to attract and retain skilled talent, and requested that an economic lens be used in planning future expansion that would include kanata and stittsville neighbourhoods.
veronica farmer, kanata north business association, spoke in support of the project, and the importance of improving transit connectivity to kanata north businesses.
paul black, fotenn consultants inc. spoke on behalf morguard investments and richcraft group,* owners of the lands located at 1424 earl armstrong. he spoke in opposition to the proposed elevation of limebank road over the proposed rail corridor, and requested an alternative design.
Possibly related devapp: D07-12-14-0067
Possibly related devapp: D08-02-16/A-00363
'alex cullen, spoke on behalf of the federation of citizens associations* recommending that the city of ottawa review its transit fare structure in order maximize transit ridership as a means of achieving its target modal share for transit. 'on behalf of the belltown neigbours' association and community associations surrounding lincoln fields, mr. cullen sought assurance that there is scope within station design for lincoln fields station to integrate with the major development around the station as part of a secondary planning process
kathryn moore, director of government relations, university of ottawa, spoke in support of the project and its importance to uottawa and in linking the city's post-secondary institutions.' she also spoke to uottawa's involvement in stage i and willingness to participate in stage ii at the appropriate time.'
trevor hach', healthy transportation coalition*, expresses concerns with process, the public private partnership (p3) model, accountability, equity, and climate change impacts, and recommended alternative transit funding options. he also spoke to the lack of a safe pedestrian crossing on woodridge crescent crossing at bayshore station.
miranda gray* expressed spoke in opposition to the contract award for the trillium line extension project, and in favour of the confederation line east and west connections. she also raised concerns on a number of mobility elements, including lack of bike parking spots, and station designs.
j.p. unger spoke in opposition to the contract award as proposed. he expressed concerns with process, transparency, timing and costs of the project, including concerns with the preferred proponent for the trillium line extension project, and expressed concern with lack of funding for maintenance of other city assets.
geoffrey sharpe expressed concern with limited public consultation and escalating costs of the project, as well as his concerns with the unreliability of existing transit service and the delays in stage i. he also questioned whether the province had committed to their contribution to the project.
anthony friend, action sandy hill, spoke in support of the project. while acknowledging the project resulted from urban sprawl and served the suburbs, he spoke to the benefits of the proposed project for inner city neighbourhoods, including reduced traffic from outside into the inner city.
toon dreessen, architects dca noted the expansion of lrt was necessary, but expressed concerns with the process, lack of time given to council to make its decision, and concerns with the use of the p3 model, including but not limited to greater cost and less control.
amit sanyal, wondered why the project cannot finish on time and on budget, as projects elsewhere have. he also spoke to the fact that while he was overall happy with transit system in ottawa, but is concerned in the winter with icy conditions and snow not removed.'
council also received the following written submissions prior to consideration in committee of the whole, which are held on file with the city clerk:
a) written submission dated february 27, 2019 from benoit-antoine bacon, president and vice-chancellor, carleton university
b) written submission dated february 27, 2019 from monica patten and ian mcconnachie, crystal beach lakeview community association
c) written submission dated february 26, 2019 from margaret knowles, senior vice-president, development, morguard investments limited
d) written submission dated february 26, 2019 from bruce lindsay and penelope gould
e) written submission dated february 4, 2019 from paul baldwin
following delegations and questions to staff in committee of the whole, council tabled an referred the report to the city council meeting of wednesday, march 6, 2019.
corporate services department
long range financial plan transit update
Report - LRFP Transit Update.docx

Votes

ITEM: CONTRACT AWARD OF OTTAWA'S STAGE 2 LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT PROJECTS AND RELATED MATTERS

Motion Yes No Absent/Recused
Motion To: WHEREAS the Contract Award of Ottawa’s Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Projects and Related Matters Report contained a previous version in the “Delegations of Authority” section on pages 85 and 86; and WHEREAS the content of the previous version does not affect the recommendations of the report; and WHEREAS staff have revised the Delegations of Authority section to provide clarity and to expressly identify Algonquin College Agreement which was inadvertently omitted; and WHEREAS the report is to be tabled at Council on Wednesday, February 27, 2019; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the first paragraph of the Delegations of Authority Section of the report be modified to read as follows; “This Report recommends specific delegations of authority to the City Manager with the concurrence of the General Manager, Corporate Services and City Treasurer to execute the Memorandum Agreement with Carleton University, the Memorandum of Agreement with PWGSC, the Crossing Agreement with VIA R
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S. Moffatt
R. Chiarelli
E. El-Chantiry
J. Harder
J. Cloutier
R. Brockington
M. Luloff
A. Hubley
G. Gower
J. Sudds
K. Egli
T. Tierney
L. Dudas
C. Meehan
S. Menard
S. Blais (a)
M. Fleury (a)
G. Darouze (a)
J. Watson (a)
J. Leiper (a)
D. Deans (a)
C. McKenney (a)
T. Nussbaum (a)
T. Kavanagh (a)

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Stephen Blais stephen.blais@ottawa.ca 613-580-2489
Riley Brockington riley.brockington@ottawa.ca 613-580-2486
David Chernushenko david.chernushenko@ottawa.ca 613-580-2487
Rick Chiarelli rick.chiarelli@ottawa.ca 613-580-2478
Jean Cloutier jean.cloutier@ottawa.ca 613-580-2488
George Darouze george.darouze@ottawa.ca 613-580-2490
Diane Deans diane.deans@ottawa.ca 613-580-2480
Keith Egli keith.egli@ottawa.ca 613-580-2479
Eli El-Chantiry eli.el-chantiry@ottawa.ca 613-580-2475
Mathieu Fleury mathieu.fleury@ottawa.ca 613-580-2482
Jan Harder jan.harder@ottawa.ca 613-580-2473
Allan Hubley allan.hubley@ottawa.ca 613-580-2752
Jeff Leiper jeff.leiper@ottawa.ca 613-580-2485
Catherine McKenney catherine.mckenney@ottawa.ca 613-580-2484
Jody Mitic jody.mitic@ottawa.ca 613-580-2472
Scott Moffatt scott.moffatt@ottawa.ca 613-580-2491
Bob Monette bob.monette@ottawa.ca 613-580-2471
Tobi Nussbaum tobi.nussbaum@ottawa.ca 613-580-2483
Shad Qadri shad.qadri@ottawa.ca 613-580-2476
Michael Qaqish michael.qaqish@ottawa.ca 613-580-2751
Mark Taylor mark.taylor@ottawa.ca 613-580-2477
Tim Tierney timothy.tierney@ottawa.ca 613-580-2481
Jim Watson jim.watson@ottawa.ca 613-580-2496
Marianne Wilkinson marianne.wilkinson@ottawa.ca 613-580-2474