COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


June 13, 2011  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

Councillors A. Sohi, B. Henderson, J. Batty, K. Leibovici

T. Cleveley, Office of the City Clerk

L. Long, 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

4.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Animal Control Advisory Board - 2010 Activity

             Report                                                                                                     3

6.2        Gun Sculpture Return to Edmonton                                              4

6.3        Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues -

             Tri-partite License Agreement and Community

             League Grant Policy                                                                            4

6.4        Edmonton Historical Board - 2010 Annual Report                     4

6.5        Provisions within Third Party Project Charters

             for City Construction Projects                                                          5

6.6        Transition of Emergency Medical Services Dispatch

             to the Province                                                                                     5

6.7        Support for the Alberta Aviation Museum Society -

             Funding Issues and Business Plan Development                      6

6.8        2010-2013 Council Initiatives Supported by

             Community Services - Terms of Reference                                  6

6.9        Corporate Performance Measurement - Draft Target

             Setting - Improve Edmonton's Livability                                        7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                8

7.1        Smoking in Outdoor Shared Spaces (A. Sohi)                            8

7.2        Emergency Medical Services Transition, Averages

             and Trends ( L. Sloan)                                                                        9

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                            9

8.1        Civic Agency Applicant Interviews                                               10

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION                                                                      11

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                11

 

 

 

 

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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 9:35 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That the June 13, 2011, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

6.9 Corporate Performance Measurement – Draft Target Setting – Improve Edmonton’s Livability

Replacement Pages:

6.7 Support for the Alberta Aviation Museum Society – Funding Issues and Business Plan Development – Replacement page 3

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the May 24, 2011, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

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, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.9, 7.1, 7.2 and 8.1.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee hear from the following speakers in a panel:

7.1 Smoking in Outdoor Shared Spaces (A. Sohi)

* C. Lakusta, Afton School of the Arts

* R. Johansen, Afton School of the Arts

* J. Swanson, Afton School of the Arts

* A. Sendagire, Afton School of the Arts

* C. Allen, Afton School of the Arts

* J. Rennie, Afton School of the Arts

* L. Hagen, Executive Director, Action on Smoking & Health

* Dr. Candice Nykiforuk, Co-Director, Alberta Policy Coalition for Cancer Prevention

 

 

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 specifics.

 

 

 

 

 

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

Animal Control Advisory Board - 2010 Activity Report

 

 

 

E. Stuebing, Animal Control Advisory Board, made a presentation and answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the June 13, 2011, Animal Control Advisory Board report 2011CAAN01, be received for information.

 

Animal Control Advisory Board

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.2

Gun Sculpture Return to Edmonton

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the June 13, 2011, C ommunity Services report 2011CSG001, be received for information.

 

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.3

Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues - Tri-partite License Agreement and Community League Grant Policy

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That Administration enter into a Tri-partite License Agreement between the City of Edmonton, the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues and individual Community Leagues, and that such an agreement be acceptable in form and content to the City Manager.

 

2. That the Community League Grant Policy C502A, as outlined in  Attachment 1 of the June 13, 2011, Community Services report 2011CSW008, be approved.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.4

Edmonton Historical Board - 2010 Annual Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

K. Tingley, Historian Laureate, and T. Marriotte, Edmonton Historical Board, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the June 13, 2011, Edmonton Historical Board report 2011CAHB01, be received for information.

 

Edmonton Historical Board

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.5

Provisions within Third Party Project Charters for City Construction Projects

 

 

 

M. Koziol, General Manager, Infrastructure Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

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

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That the June 13, 2011, Infrastructure Services report 2011IS2051, be received for information.

 

Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

6.6

Transition of Emergency Medical Services Dispatch to the Province

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the June 13, 2011, Community Services report 2011CSF002, be postponed to the June 27, 2011, Community Services Committee meeting.

 

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Jun. 27, 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.7

Support for the Alberta Aviation Museum Society - Funding Issues and Business Plan Development

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That the requirement for the Aviation Museum Society to provide a business plan be waived at this time, due to capacity and resource constraints.

2. That of the $200,000 one-time increase to the Corporate Expenditure and Revenues 2011 Operating Budget Expenditure:

a. $100,000 be released to fund the 2011 Aviation Museum operations

b. a portion of the $100,000 be directed to assist in the development of a 5-year Business Plan, that is consistent with the Master Plan for the redevelopment of the Edmonton City Centre Airport, and the balance be held in abeyance to address future sustainability issues upon completion of the business plan.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.8

2010-2013 Council Initiatives Supported by Community Services - Terms of Reference

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That the Terms of Reference for the 2010-2013 Council Initiatives, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 13, 2011, Community Services report 2011CSS012, be approved.

2. That the revisited Terms of Reference for the carried forward 2007–2010 Council Initiatives, as outlined in Attachment 2 of the June 13, 2011, Community Services report 2011CSS012, be approved.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.9

Corporate Performance Measurement - Draft Target Setting - Improve Edmonton's Livability

 

 

 

H. McRae, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services; and L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered the Committee's questions.

Moved B. Anderson:

That Administration provide a report to the July 20, 2011, City Council meeting recommending:

That the draft targets be approved as outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 13, 2011, Financial Services report 2011SM01165REV for the following measures: 

·        percentage of admissions/tickets of City of Edmonton services that are subsidized or offered at low cost

·        percentage of households that are in complete communities

·        percentage of Citizens who feel Edmonton is a safe city

·        percentage of fire calls that meet full first alarm targets

Members of the Committee requested that the motion be split for voting purposes.

 

 

Part 1 of Motion, put:

 

 

 

That Administration provide a report to the July 20, 2011, City Council meeting recommending:

That the draft targets be approved as outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 13, 2011, Financial Services report 2011SM01165REV for the following measures:

·        percentage of admissions/tickets of City of Edmonton services that are subsidized or offered at low cost

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

Part 2 of Motion, put:

 

 

 

That Administration provide a report to the July 20, 2011, City Council meeting recommending:

That the draft targets be approved as outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 13, 2011, Financial Services report 2011SM01165REV for the following measures.

·        percentage of households that are in complete communities

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

Part 3 of Motion, put:

 

 

 

That Administration provide a report to the July 20, 2011, City Council meeting recommending:

That the draft targets be approved as outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 13, 2011, Financial Services report 2011SM01165REV for the following measures:

·        percentage of Citizens who feel Edmonton is a safe city

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Anderson, D. Loken

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

K. Diotte

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

Part 4 of Motion, put:

 

 

 

That Administration provide a report to the July 20, 2011, City Council meeting recommending:

That the draft targets be approved as outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 13, 2011, Financial Services report 2011SM01165REV for the following measures:

·        percentage of fire calls that meet full first alarm targets

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

Summary of Committee’s Decision on item 6.9

 

 

 

That Administration provide a report to the July 20, 2011, City Council meeting recommending:

That the draft targets be approved as outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 13, 2011, Financial Services report 2011SM01165REV for the following measures: 

·        percentage of admissions/tickets of City of Edmonton services that are subsidized or offered at low cost

·        percentage of households that are in complete communities

·        percentage of Citizens who feel Edmonton is a safe city

·        percentage of fire calls that meet full first alarm targets

 

Financial Svcs.

Due Date:

Jul. 20, 2011

City Council

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Smoking in Outdoor Shared Spaces (A. Sohi)

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee hear from S. Reed, Policy Analyst, in place of Dr. C. Nykiforuk, Alberta Policy Coalition for Cancer Prevention.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

D. Atkin, Sustainable Development, made a presentation.

C. Lakusta, R. Johansen, J. Sawnson, A. Sendagire,
C. Allen, and J. Rennie, Afton School of the Arts; made a presentation.  C. Allen, Afton School of the Arts, answered the Committee's questions. Documents provided by
C. Lakusta, Afton School of the Arts, were distributed to Members of the Committee and copies were filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

L. Hagen, Executive Director, Action on Smoking & Health; and S. Reed, Policy Analyst, Alberta Policy Coalition for Cancer Prevention, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

D. Atkins, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

Outdoor Smoking - Plan of Action

That Administration provide a report to Community Services Committee outlining the issues with smoking on or near City managed playgrounds, outdoor recreation facilities or parkland, and provide a plan of action to deal with them.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date:

Sep. 6, 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

K. Diotte

 

7.2

Emergency Medical Services Transition, Averages and Trends
( L. Sloan)

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the June 13, 2011, Community Services report 2011CSF003, be postpone to the June 27, 2011, Community Services Committee meeting.

 

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Jun. 27, 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Civic Agency Applicant Interviews

 

 

 

Community Services Committee met in private at
11:40 a.m. pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Community Services Committee met in public at 12.11 p.m.

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

  1. That the citizen-at-large appointment recommendations to the Community Services Advisory Board, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 13, 2011, Community Services Committee report, be approved for the term June 22, 2011, to December 31, 2012.
  2. That Attachment 1, of the June 13, 2011, Community Services Committee report, remain private until approved by City Council, pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

 

Councillor B. Anderson asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 2:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk