COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


January 20, 2014  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry, D. Iveson

*Mayor D. Iveson  is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Esslinger, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Walters

L. Sahli, Office of the City Clerk

P. Kalia, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                            2

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                          2

1.2        Adoption of Agenda                                                                            2

1.3        Adoption of Minutes                                                                           2

1.4        Protocol Items                                                                                      2

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             3

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      3

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              3

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

4.          REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING      3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        University of Alberta South Campus - Exploration

             of Arena Joint Venture                                                                        3

6.2        Truth and Reconciliation Commission Alberta

             National Event Request for Support                                               4

6.3        Leisure Access Program                                                                   4

6.4        Options to Further Secure the High Level Bridge                      5

6.5        2014 - 2018 EFCL Business Plan and Civic

             Engagement Strategy                                                                         5

6.6        Edmonton Heritage Council - Community Investment

             Program - 2014 Operational and Project Grants                          5

6.7        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program - Festival Operating Grant

             Recommendations                                                                              6

6.8        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program - Travel Grant Recommendations                                  6

6.9        Business Models, Stadium Options and Needs

             Assessment for Soccer and Field Sports in

             Edmonton                                                                                              7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                7

7.1        Railroad Rolling Stock - Major Disaster Planning

             - (B. Anderson on behalf of all Members of City

             Council)                                                                                                  7

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE                                                            7

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

               NOTICE                                                                                                 7

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  7

 

 

 

 

Carried

Carried

None

 

See Minutes

None

See Minutes

 

None

None

 

 

 

Carried

 

Carried

Carried

Postponed

 

Carried

 

Carried

 

 

Carried

 

Carried

 

 

Deleted

 

 

 

Carried

 

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor T. Caterina called the meeting to order at 9:37 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

1. That the January 20, 2014, Community Services   Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

6.2       Truth and Reconciliation Commission Alberta National Event Request for Support

6.5         2014 - 2018 EFCL Business Plan and Civic     Engagement Strategy

Postponement

6.4       Options to Further Secure the High Level Bridge

           Request to postpone to February 3, 2014

That the January 20, 2014, Community Services report CR_571, be postponed to February 3, 2014.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: February 3, 2014

Deletion:

6.9         Business Models, Stadium Options and Needs                         Assessment for Soccer and Field Sports in Edmonton

1.    That item 6.9 Business Models, Stadium Options and Needs Assessment for Soccer and Field Sport in Edmonton, be deleted from the agenda.

2. That Administration bring the, Business Models, Stadium Options and Needs Assessment for Soccer and Field Sports in Edmonton report, to the March 3, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting.

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date:    March  3, 2014

 2.  Orders of the Day

        That the Orders of the Day be changed as follows:

        12 noon – 3 p.m. Lunch

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry, D. Iveson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the September 10, 2013, and October 30, 2013, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no protocol items.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.5, and 6.6.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

The requests to speak were not considered.

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the following item be made time specific:              

                        1st item of business          

6.5  2014 - 2018 EFCL Business Plan and Civic Engagement Strategy

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry, D. Iveson

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING – NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT – NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

University of Alberta South Campus - Exploration of Arena Joint Venture

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, R. Jevne, Community Services made presentations and answered the Committee’s questions.     L .Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the January 20, 2014, Community Services report CR_97, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry, D. Iveson

 

6.2

Truth and Reconciliation Commission Alberta National Event Request for Support

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, M. Chow, Community Services; Commissioner W. Littlechild and Chief                 C. Alexis; Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

Handouts provided by Commissioner W. Littlechild and Chief C. Alexis, Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, were distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.  

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada be granted $100,000 from 2014 Council Contingency to fund the Alberta National Event.

2. That Community Services, Community Strategies and Development Branch operating budget be increased by $150, 000 from 2014 Council Contingency to fund in-kind municipal services to support the Alberta National Event, with any funds unused by December 1, 2014, to be returned to 2014 Council Contingency.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry, D. Iveson

 

6.3

Leisure Access Program

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, N. Harcus, and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the November 6, 2013, Community Services report CR_449, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

6.4

Options to Further Secure the High Level Bridge

 

 

 

This item was postponed to the February 3, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting. See Item 1.2

 

 

6.5

2014 - 2018 EFCL Business Plan and Civic Engagement Strategy

 

 

 

H. McRae and S. Labonne, Community Services;                     M. Makarechian and A. Bolstad, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues and Community Services, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.  

 

 

Moved : B. Henderson

 

 

 

That the January 20, 2014, Community Services report CR_879, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

 

6.6

Edmonton Heritage Council - Community Investment Program - 2014 Operational and Project Grants

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services; and D. Ridley, and                E. Chemko, Edmonton Heritage Council, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Community Investment Program, 2014 Heritage Operational and Project Grants, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the January 20, 2014, Edmonton Heritage Council report CR_886, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry, D. Iveson

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

 

Update on Alberta Aviation Museum Direction

That Administration work with the Heritage Council and the Aviation Museum to provide a report to the May 5, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting outlining progress on their overall museum direction, including public and interpretive programs, and the status of their 2014 budget.

Community Svcs,

Heritage Council .

 

 

 

Due Date:           May 5, 2014

.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry, D. Iveson

 

6.7

Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment Program - Festival Operating Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Community Investment Program, Festival Operating Grant Recommendations, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the January 20, 2014, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_887, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry, D. Iveson

 

6.8

Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment Program - Travel Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Community Investment Program, Travel and Grant Recommendations, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the January 20, 2014, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_888, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry, D. Iveson

 

6.9

Business Models, Stadium Options and Needs Assessment for Soccer and Field Sports in Edmonton

 

 

 

This item was deleted. See Item 1.2.

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Railroad Rolling Stock - Major Disaster Planning - (B. Anderson on behalf of all Members of City Council)

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the January 20, 2014, Community Services report CR_467, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry, D. Iveson

 

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS – NONE

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor T. Caterina asked if there were any Notices of Motion, there were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:51 a.m.

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk