Green Line Board

Bylaw
 
Mandate:
The mandate of the Green Line Board is to use its collective expertise to govern and oversee the successful delivery of the Green Line Stage 1 Program extending from 126th
Avenue Southeast to 16th Avenue North, and to carry out Council direction provided to administration and to the Green Line Board related to the Green Line Stage 1 Program.
 
Composition:
The City Manager shall be a member at all times
Up to 9 Board members
Neither the Mayor nor any member of Council shall be a member of the Board
No member of the administration of The City, other than the City Manager, shall be a member of the Board

Initial members shall be recommended by the City Manager and appointed by Council. Subsequent members shall be recommended by the Board Chair and City Manager and appointed by Council.

The Chair shall be recommended by the City Manager and appointed by Council. The Board shall appoint the Vice-Chair on an annual basis from among the Board members.

The Board members shall have a range of expertise in areas such as governance, leadership, procurement, engineering design, construction, project management, urban design, and P3 transactions in respect of projects comparable to the Program.
Term:
3 members shall serve for an initial term of 3 years and the remaining members shall serve for an initial term of 4 years.
Board members may be reappointed after serving their initial terms for additional terms of 4 years.
Term Expiry Month:
October
Meetings:
Day:  
Time:  
Location:  
Quorum:
Majority of existing appointed members
Resource Staff:
Administrative Contact:
  {Vacant}
Reports To:
Priorities and Finance Committee
Website:
Green Line LRT
Notes:
Board members are not subject to the recruitment and appointment process specified in Council Policy CP2016-03 on "Governance and Appointments of Boards, Commissions and Committees".
Board members do not have to be residents of Calgary.
Board membership shall not be reviewed annually at The City's Organizational Meeting.


ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
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  Don FairbairnBoard member, Inaugural Chair20202021
   David DuckworthCity Manager2020N/A



Authority  Description Decision
1. 2020 July 20, GC2020-0772 1) Adopt Bylaw 21M2020, the Green Line Board Bylaw and Terms of Reference, to establish the Green Line Board as a Committee of Council responsible for governing and overseeing the successful delivery of the Green Line Program; 2) Appoint the City Manager to serve as a member of the Board; and 3) Direct Administration to retain an external search firm and work with the Inaugural Chair to identify candidates for appointment to the Green Line Board, and present appointment recommendations to the Priorities and Finance Committee for its consideration no later than 2020 November 15.
2. 2020 July 20, GC2020-0773 Appoint Don Fairbairn to serve as the inaugural Chair of the Board, to expire no later than 2021 February 28.