Green Line Committee

Terms of Reference
 
Mandate:
The vision for the Green Line LRT Project, developed with thousands of Calgarians, is a transit service that improves mobility in existing communities in north and southeast Calgary connecting people and places and enhancing the quality of life in the city.

The Green Line Committee will consider all Green Line LRT Project-related reports with the exception of reports falling within the mandate of the SPC on Utilities and Corporate Services and the Audit Committee.

The Green Line Committee will:
- Receive quarterly reports from the Green Line Project Team;
- Receive quarterly reports from the Green Line Technical and Risk Committee:
- Receive various technical, financial, and risk update reports from the Green Line Project Team; and
- Provide recommendations to Council.

The Green Line Committee will not receive, recommend or consider any audit-related or land matters related to the Green Line LRT Project.
 
Composition:
The Mayor
The Chair (or Committee Member designate) of the SPC on Transportation and Transit
The Chair (or Committee Member designate) of the SPC on Planning and Urban Development
The Chair (or Committee Member designate) of the SPC on Community and Protective Services
The Chair (or Committee Member designate) of the SPC on Utilities and Corporate Services
2 Members of Council

The Chair and Vice-Chair will be appointed at Council's annual Organizational Meeting.
Term:
1 year term
Term Expiry Month:
October
Meetings:
monthly
Day:  
Time:  At the call of the Chair
Location:  Municipal Complex
Quorum:
Greater than 50% of members, that is, four (4) members.
In the event a Committee Member designate is unable to attend a meeting, that committee chair shall count towards quorum.
Resource Staff:
Administrative Contact:
  {Vacant}
Reports To:
Council, annually or as needed


ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
  Mayor Naheed NenshiMayor2019N/A
  Councillor Gian-Carlo CarraSPC on Community and Protective Services Designate20192021
  Councillor Jeff DavisonSPC on Transportation and Transit Designate20192021
  Councillor Druh FarrellSPC on Planning and Urban Development Designate20192021
 
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Councillor Jyoti GondekMember of Council20192021
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 Councillor Shane KeatingMember of Council20192021
  Councillor Ward SutherlandSPC on Utilities and Corporate Services Designate20192021



Authority  Description Decision
1. 2019 September 30, C2019-1263 Establishment of the Green Line Committee. Council members, including Committee Member designates, will be appointed to the Green Line Committee at the Council's Annual Organizational Meeting for one-year terms expiring on the day of Council's next Organization Meeting of Council or by a resolution of Council.
2. 2019 October 28, Organizational Meeting Council adopted an amendment to the Terms of Reference to add one additional Councillor at Large.
3. 2020 January 13, GC2019-1591 Amendment to the Terms of Reference: 1) addition of a new section "8.1 Public Participation"; and 2) inclusion of an Appendix: "Guiding Principles".