COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


April 11, 2011  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte, *S. Mandel

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

Councillors A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina
T. Cleveley, Office of the City Clerk
C. Johnston, 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                                                                                      3

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                                         4

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

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

4.1        There were no reports to be released early as part

             of this agenda.                                                                                      4

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                                4

4.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Funding Source for Abbottsfield Recreation Centre                 4

6.2        Second Storey Space for Mill Woods Seniors Centre               5

6.3        Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment

             Program Festival Operating Grant Recommendations              6

6.4        Community Services Advisory Board 2011 Community

             Investment Operating Grant Recommendations                         7

6.5        Bylaw 15694 - A Bylaw to amend the Business

             Licence Bylaw 13138                                                                          7

6.6        Bylaw 15695 - Community Standards Bylaw Amendment

             No. 3                                                                                                        8

6.7        Capital Budget Increase for Abbottsfield

             Recreation Centre                                                                                8

6.8        Potential Funding: Mill Woods Library Seniors

             Centre and Multicultural Facility                                                      8

7.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                            9

8.          NOTICES OF MOTION                                                                         9

9.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  9

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor L. Sloan called the meeting to order at 9:34 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That the April 11, 2011, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions: (Addenda require a Special Resolution)

6.7                 Capital Budget Increase for Abbottsfield Recreation Centre

6.8                 Potential Funding: Mill Woods Library Seniors Centre and Multicultural Facility

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That the March 21, 2011, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

 

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, 6.6, 6.7 and 6.8.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from the following speakers:

6.1  Funding Source for Abbottsfield Recreation Centre

*C. Fidler, Abbottsfield Recreation Centre Society

6.2  Second Storey Space for Mill Woods Seniors Centre

*P. Bennett, Mill Woods Seniors Activity Centre

*L. Cook, Edmonton Public Library

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from the following speakers and that the speakers for item 6.2 be heard in a panel:

6.2   Second Storey Space for Mill Woods Seniors Activity Centre

*A. Shaffeek, Mill Woods Seniors Activity Centre

*A. McNabb, Mill Woods Seniors Activity Centre (to answer questions only)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

There were no requests for time specific.

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING

 

There were no reports released early as part of this agenda.

 

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Funding Source for Abbottsfield Recreation Centre

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.7 were dealt with together.

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services Department, made a presentation. 

C. Fidler, Abbottsfield Recreation Centre Society, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

J. Kabarchuk and M. Koziol, General Manager, Capital Construction Department, answered the Committee's questions.  

 

 

Moved: D. Loken

 

 

 

That the April 11, 2011, Community Services Department report 2011CSR008 be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

6.2

Second Storey Space for Mill Woods Seniors Centre

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 6.8 were dealt with together.

L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

P. Bennett and A. Shaffeek, Mill Woods Seniors Activity Centre, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions. L. Cook, Library Director, Edmonton Public Library, answered the Committee's questions.

J. Kabarchuk , Capital Construction Department; and
L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services Department, answered the Committee's questions.

The Committee met in private at 10:45 a.m., pursuant to sections 23, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 11:15 a.m.

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That the April 11, 2011, Finance and Treasury Department report 2011FS9829 be received for information.

Finance & Treas.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

6.3

Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment Program Festival Operating Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations as outlined in Attachment 1, of the April 11, 2011, Edmonton Arts Council report 2011EAC019, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

 

6.4

Community Services Advisory Board 2011 Community Investment Operating Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations as outlined in Attachment 1, of the April 11, 2011, Community Services Advisory Board report 2011CAAB06, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

 

6.5

Bylaw 15694 - A Bylaw to amend the Business Licence Bylaw 13138

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That Bylaw 15694 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

 

6.6

Bylaw 15695 - Community Standards Bylaw Amendment No. 3

 

 

 

D. Aitken, Planning and Development Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved: B. Anderson

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council: 

That Bylaw 15695 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

6.7

Capital Budget Increase for Abbottsfield Recreation Centre

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.7 were dealt with together.

 

 

 

Motion on the Floor at City Council

Moved  T. Caterina – E. Gibbons (Made at the April 6/7, 2011, City Council meeting):

That the 2009 - 2011 Capital Budget be increased by $5.5 million for the Abbottsfield Recreation Centre, with funding from the Financial Stabilization Reserve as a result of 2010 surplus and Administration proceed with a Request for Proposal as soon as possible.

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council that the above Motion on the Floor at City Council be approved:

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte, S. Mandel

 

 

6.8

Potential Funding: Mill Woods Library Seniors Centre and Multicultural Facility

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 6.8 were dealt with together.

 

 

Motion on the Floor at City Council

Moved A. Sohi – K. Leibovici (Made at the April 6/7, 2011, City Council meeting):

That 9.2 million be allocated to the Mill Woods Library second storey space for the Mill Woods Seniors Centre and Multicultural Facility with the source of funds being the Financial Stabilization Reserve.

 

 

Moved: D. Loken

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Motion on the Floor at City Council be amended as follows:

  1. Replace - "the source of funds being the Financial Stabilization Reserve" with "funding in the 2012 – 2014 Capital Plan to be approved with the source of funding to be determined.”
  2. Part 2 be added as follows:

2.      That the most economical method of providing the required parking be included in the project in addition to the $9.2 million with the amount of funding and source of funding to be determined.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, D. Loken, K. Diotte, S. Mandel

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

 

7.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

8.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

 

Councillor L. Sloan asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none. 

 

9.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The Committee adjourned at 11:58 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk