CITY COUNCIL

 

MINUTES


February 15, 2012  –  Council Chamber

 

 

PRESENT

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty,
K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

ABSENT

L. Sloan

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

S. Farbrother, City Manager
A. Sinclair, City Clerk
L. Sahli, Office of the City Clerk
T. Orbell, 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                                         3

2.4        Vote on Bylaws not Selected for Debate                                      3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                                4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Board Assignments - Local and Composite

             Assessment Review Boards                                                             4

6.2        Appointment of a New Board Member - 124 Street

             and Area Business Revitalization Zone 2012 Board

             of Directors                                                                                            4

6.3        Downtown LRT Concept Plan - Southeast to West LRT

             Connection                                                                                            4

6.4        Transit Oriented Development Policy and Guidelines               6

7.          BYLAWS                                                                                                 7

7.1        Bylaw 15726 - A Bylaw to authorize the City of

             Edmonton to undertake and to finance land

             acquisition for Transportation Project,

             Southeast to West LRT (Phase 1)                                                    7

7.2        Bylaw 15999 - A Bylaw to authorize the City of

             Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance

             Transportation Project, Walterdale Bridge                                    7

7.3        Bylaw 16000 - A Bylaw to authorize the City of

             Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance

             Police Project, Northwest Campus                                                 8

7.4        Bylaw 16024 - Community Investment Grant

             Amendment No. 2                                                                                9

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                         10

8.1        ATU569 Bargaining Update - Main                                               10

8.2        ATU569 Bargaining Update - DATS                                             10

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

               NOTICE                                                                                               11

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                11

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel called the meeting to order at 9:32 a.m.

J. Dowds, City Chaplain, led the assembly in prayer.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved J. Batty - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the February 15, 2012, City Council meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

*8.1  ATU Bargaining Update - Main - PRIVATE

*8.2  ATU Bargaining Update - DATS - PRIVATE

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the following meeting minutes be adopted:

·        January 30, 2012, City Council Public Hearing

·        February 1, 2012, City Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

George P Nicholosn School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed students from George P Nicholson School and their teacher Ms. Syme. Mayor S. Mandel also recognized the school for raising $45,000 for cancer research.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian Water and Wastewater Association Award (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, congratulated the City of Edmonton's Drainage Services for winning the Canadian Water and Wastewater Association Award for Community Outreach who were recognized for "Store It, Don't Pour It" and "Trap It, Trash It, Strain It' public education programs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

York Elementary School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed students from York Elementary School and their teacher Ms. Friesen.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following item was selected for debate:  6.3.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

 

 

 

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

There were no requests for time specifics.

 

 

 

 

 

2.4

Vote on Bylaws not Selected for Debate

 

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

Board Assignments - Local and Composite Assessment Review Boards

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the appointments to Local and Composite Assessment Review Boards, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the February 15, 2012, Corporate Services report 2012COC023, for the purpose of hearing the 2012 assessment complaints, be approved.

 

Corporate Services

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

6.2

Appointment of a New Board Member - 124 Street and Area Business Revitalization Zone 2012 Board of Directors

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the individual recommended in Attachment 1 of the February 15, 2012, Sustainable Development report 2012SHE005, be appointed as Director of the 124 Street and Area Business Revitalization Zone for the term ending December 31, 2012.

 

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

6.3

Downtown LRT Concept Plan - Southeast to West LRT Connection

 

 

 

Moved J. Batty - S. Mandel:

1. That the revisions to the Downtown LRT Concept Plan as outlined in Attachments 7 and 8 of the November 15, 2011, Transportation Services report 2011TS5339rev be approved with the following change:

·        from 95 street to 107 street, routing to be on 103/102A avenue instead of 102 avenue.

2. That Administration bring forward amendments to the Transportation System Bylaw 15101, and any other impacted land use plans and Community Revitalization Levies and conduct consultations and public hearings, as required.

L. Sahli, Office of the City Clerk; B. Latte and A. Laughlin, Transportation Services; and H. McRae, Community Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the Motion on the Floor be amended by deleting all the words following "be approved" and including part 2.

 

 

 

A. Laughlin and B. Latte, Transportation Services; and
P. Ohm, Sustainable Development, answered Council's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, K. Krushell, T. Caterina

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

Motion as Amended, put J. Batty - S. Mandel:

 

 

 

That the revisions to the Downtown LRT Concept Plan as outlined in Attachments 7 and 8 of the November 15, 2011, Transportation Services report 2011TS5339rev be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

Moved J. Batty - K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

Consultation with the Chinese and Boyle Communities and Community Gathering Place

1.  That Administration continue to consult with the Chinese and Boyle community and provide a report to Committee regarding:

a. streetscaping, planning and the design of the portal and station (including egress and access issues)

b. construction/moving/relocating the Harbin Gate and other related issues with respect to LRT development in the area

2.  That Administration review the opportunity to create an additional site-specific experience for a community gathering place between the Chinese residences that front 102 avenue and 102A avenue between 96 street and
95 street, but not limited to this location, and provide a report to Committee. 

 

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due Date: May 22, 2012

 

TI Committee

 

 

 

B. Latte, Transportation Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

6.4

Transit Oriented Development Policy and Guidelines

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

1.That the Transit Oriented Development Policy C565, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the February 8, 2012, Sustainable Development report 2012SPE103, be approved.

2.That the Transit Oriented Development Guidelines, as outlined in Attachment 2 of the February 8, 2012, Sustainable Development report 2012SPE103, be approved.

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

7.

BYLAWS

7.1

Bylaw 15726 - A Bylaw to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake and to finance land acquisition for Transportation Project, Southeast to West LRT (Phase 1)

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 15726 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 15726 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

7.2

Bylaw 15999 - A Bylaw to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance Transportation Project, Walterdale Bridge

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 15999 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 15999 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

7.3

Bylaw 16000 - A Bylaw to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance Police Project, Northwest Campus

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16000 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16000 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

7.4

Bylaw 16024 - Community Investment Grant Amendment No. 2

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16024 be read a first time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16024 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16024 be considered for third reading.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16024 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

ATU569 Bargaining Update - Main

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

1. That the Memorandum of Agreement, between the City of Edmonton and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 569 - Main, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the February 15, 2012, Corporate Services report 2012COH002, be approved.

2. That during the term of the Collective Agreement, those persons who have been authorized to bargain collectively also be authorized to:

- enter into and execute ancillary agreements regarding clarification and interpretation of the collective agreement

- negotiate minor modifications to contractual provisions which do not have substantial financial impacts and resolve grievances.

3. That the February 15, 2012, Corporate Services report 2012COH002 remain private pursuant to sections 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

8.2

ATU569 Bargaining Update - DATS

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

1. That the Memorandum of Agreement, between the City of Edmonton and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 569 - DATS, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the February 15, 2012, Corporate Services report 2012COH003, be approved.

2. That during the term of the Collective Agreement, those persons who have been authorized to bargain collectively also be authorized to:

- enter into and execute ancillary agreements regarding clarification and interpretation of the collective agreement

- negotiate minor modifications to contractual provisions which do not have substantial financial impacts and resolve grievances.

3. That the February 15, 2012, Corporate Services report 2012COH003 remain private pursuant to sections 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel asked if there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:26 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk