COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND

LICENCE APPEAL  COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


February 1, 2018  –  Councillor's Boardroom, City Hall

 

 

PRESENT

M. Banga, S. McKeen, J. Dziadyk

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

S. McDonald, Office of the City Clerk

C. Ashmore, Law Branch

I. Russell, Office of the City Clerk

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                                1

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                             1

1.2        Adoption of Agenda                                                                               1

1.3        Adoption of Minutes                                                                               2

2.          EXPLANATION OF APPEAL HEARING PROCESS                        2

3.          COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND LICENCE APPEAL COMMITTEE

             MATTERS                                                                                                 2

3.1        Appeal of Decision to Refuse to Issue a City of Edmonton

             Drivers Licence to M. S. pursuant to the Vehicle For

             Hire Bylaw 17400.                                                                                    2

3.2        Appeal of Order - W. B., 11004 - 95 Street NW,

             Edmonton, AB, Order pursuant to Section 545(1) of the

             Municipal Government Act.                                                                  3

4.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                     4

 

 

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Clr. M. Banga called the meeting to order at 9:42 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the February 1, 2018, Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee Agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, S. McKeen, J. Dziadyk

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the November 16, 2017, and December 1, 2017, Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, S. McKeen, J. Dziadyk

 

2.

EXPLANATION OF APPEAL HEARING PROCESS

 

 

Councillor M. Banga explained the hearing process and asked if anyone objected to any member of the Community Standards Licence Appeal Committee hearing the appeals. No one objected.

 

3.

COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND LICENCE APPEAL COMMITTEE MATTERS

3.1

Appeal of the Decision to Refuse to Issue a City of Edmonton Driver's Licence - M.S. pursuant to the Vehicle for Hire Bylaw 17400.

 

 

 

Ms. S. Sidhu made a presentation on behalf of the Appellant, Mr. M. Sidhu. Mr. M. Sidhu was also present.

Ms. W. T. Ramirez, Business Licensing and Vehicle for Hire, made a presentation. She was accompanied by Ms. N. Jacobson of Law Branch and Ms. Ramirez and Ms. Jacobson answered the Committee's questions.

Mr. C. Ashmore, Law Branch, provided information and answered the Committee's questions.

The Committee met in private at 10:48 a.m., pursuant to Section 20 of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 11:21 a.m.

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

The Committee upholds the decision to Refuse to Issue a City of Edmonton Driver's Licence to Mr. M. Sidhu.

 

Business Licensing and Vehicle for Hire

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, S. McKeen, J. Dziadyk

 

3.2

Appeal of Order - W. B. 11004 - 95 Street NW, Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the Municipal Government Act.

 

 

 

Councillor M. Banga explained the hearing process and asked if anyone objected to any member of the Community Standards Licence Appeal Committee hearing the appeals. No one objected.

The individual named on the property title, Mr. W. B., was represented by Mr. M. B. Mr. M. B. made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

The Committee voted to extend Orders. 

Mr. J. Lallemand, Citizen Services Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

Mr. C. Ashmore, Law Branch, provided information and answered the Committee's questions.

Photographs taken on May 2, 2017, and January 31, 2018, were provided to the Appellant, Members of the Committee and the Office of the City Clerk.

The Committee met in private at 12:17 p.m., pursuant to Section 20 of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 12.42 p.m.  

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

The Committee adjourns the hearing until March 1, 2018, so it can hear evidence from a Development Officer as to whether the structure could be a valid carport.

At this time the committee is of the opinion that the property would be considered a nuisance as a result of the materials inside the structure at the time the Order was issued.

Citizen Services Dept.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, S. McKeen, J. Dziadyk

 

4.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting was adjourned at 12:43 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk