EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


February 25, 2013  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

ABSENT

K. Leibovici

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

A, Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, T. Caterina
L. Rosen, Acting City Manager
L. Sahli, Office of the City Clerk
N. Rajan, 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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Costs and Additional Information Regarding

             Renaming South Campus LRT Station                                         4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Bylaw 16340 - Bylaw Amendment No. 14                                      4

6.2        Payback Period for the Upgraded Plants/In-situ

             and Mining Plants Investment                                                          5

6.3        111 Avenue from 101 Street to 82 Street - Options

             for Redevelopment                                                                              5

6.4        Encroachment Agreement Fee Appeal - 11153 - 53

             Street Northwest                                                                                  6

6.5        Review of Trial Member Selection Process -

             Greater Edmonton Foundation                                                        7

6.6        Edmonton - Downtown Academic and Cultural Campus

             - Update Report                                                                                    7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                8

7.1        Employment Opportunities for People with

             Intellectual Disabilities (S. Mandel)                                                  8

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           9

8.1        Sale and Purchase of Lands                                                            9

8.2        Civic Agency Recruitment - Applicant Short Listing                  9

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT
             CUSTOMARY NOTICE                                                                     10

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                10

 

 

 

 

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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 9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the February 25, 2013, Executive Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

6.3       111 Avenue from 101 Street to 82 Street - Options
            for Redevelopment

6.6       Edmonton - Downtown Academic and Cultural
            Campus - Update Report

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That the February 11, 2013, Executive Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

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, 6.4, 6.6, 7.1, 8.1 and 8.2.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from the following speakers, in panels when appropriate:

6.1       Bylaw 16340 - Bylaw Amendment No. 14

·         G. Beatty, 24-7

·         J. Halabi, Formal Limousine Inc.

·         K. Grady, Chauffeurs of Edmonton Coalition

·         P. Strong, Prestige Limo

·         M. Punia, United Cabbies Association of Edmonton

·         J. Deol, United Cabbies Association of Edmonton

·         R. Rakowski

·         B. Manhas, United Cabbies Association of Edmonton

6.6       Edmonton - Downtown Academic and Cultural
            Campus - Update Report

·         I. Kipnes, Edmonton Downtown Academic and
Cultural Centre

·         D. Kipnes, Edmonton Downtown Academic and Cultural Centre

·         J. Brown, Edmonton Downtown Academic and Cultural Centre

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

There were no requests for any items to be dealt with at a specific time.

 

 

 

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor inquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Costs and Additional Information Regarding Renaming South Campus LRT Station

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 2, 2013, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date: Apr. 2, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Bylaw 16340 - Bylaw Amendment No. 14

 

 

 

G. Beatty, 24-7; J. Halabi, Formal Limousine Inc.; K. Grady, Chauffeurs of Edmonton Coalition; P. Strong, Prestige Limo; M. Punia, United Cabbies Association of Edmonton; J. Deol, United Cabbies Association of Edmonton; R. Rakowski; and B. Manhas, United Cabbies Association of Edmonton, made presentations.  J. Halabi; K. Grady; P. Strong and B. Manhas, answered the Committee's questions.  Copies of a document provided by K. Grady were distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

S. Mackie, and G. Dziwenka, Sustainable Development; and N. Jacobsen, Corporate Services (Law), answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee recommend to City Council:

      That Bylaw 16340 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.2

Payback Period for the Upgraded Plants/In-situ and Mining Plants Investment

 

 

 

R. G. Klassen, General Manager, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the February 11, 2013, Sustainable Development report 2013SGM001, be received for information.

 

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.3

111 Avenue from 101 Street to 82 Street - Options for Redevelopment

 

 

 

W. Trocenko, Sustainable Development, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

Progress Report: Physical Infrastructure Improvement along Norwood Boulevard

That Administration provide a report to Committee outlining the progress of implementing Option 2: Improve Physical Infrastructure along Norwood Boulevard, as outlined in the February 25, 2013, Sustainable Development report 2013SHE008.

 

Sustainable Dev.

 

Due Date: May 27, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.4

Encroachment Agreement Fee Appeal - 11153 - 53 Street Northwest

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

1.  That item 6.4 be the last item of business.

2.  That the Committee hear from A. Hodgson.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

 

 

A. Hogson made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

J. Johnson, Corporate Services (Law); and S. Mackie, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

Encroachment Agreement Fee Review - Possible Solutions

That the February 25, 2013, Sustainable Development report 2013SCP101, be referred back to Administration to consult with the stakeholder and return to the April 2, 2013, Executive Committee meeting with possible solutions to the encroachment fee disagreement between the City and the stakeholder.

 

Sustainable Dev.

 

Due Date: Apr. 2, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.5

Review of Trial Member Selection Process - Greater Edmonton Foundation

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the February 25, 2013, Corporate Services report 2013COC016, be received for information.

 

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.6

Edmonton - Downtown Academic and Cultural Campus - Update Report

 

 

 

R. Daviss, Sustainable Development, made a presentation.

J. Brown and I. Kipnes, Edmonton Downtown Academic and Cultural Centre, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. D. Kipnes, Edmonton Downtown Academic and Cultural Centre, answered the Committee's questions. Copies of a document provided by J. Brown were distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from I. Samarasekera, President and Vice Chancellor, University of Alberta.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

 

 

I. Samarasekera, President and Vice Chancellor, University of Alberta; and J. Brown, I. Kipnes and D. Kipnes, Edmonton Downtown Academic and Cultural Centre, answered the Committee's questions.

R. Daviss, Sustainable Development; L. Rosen, Acting City Manager; and R. G. Klassen, General Manager, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

Business Case for a Downtown Academic and Cultural Centre (Performing Arts Centre)

That Administration work with the Arts Visioning Committee and stakeholders to provide a report to the April 29, 2013, Executive Committee meeting, outlining a business case for the potential Downtown Academic and Cultural Centre (Performing Arts Centre).

 

Sustainable Dev.

 

Due Date: Apr. 29, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Employment Opportunities for People with Intellectual Disabilities (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

J. MacPherson, Corporate Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. L. Sahli, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

Employment Opportunities for People with Intellectual Disabilities - Invitation to Stakeholders/Agencies

That the February 11, 2013, Corporate Services report 2013COH001, be referred back to Administration to contact the stakeholders/agencies to invite them to attend to speak at Executive Committee and return to the April 2, 2013, Executive Committee meeting.

 

Corporate Svcs.

 

Due Date: Apr. 2, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Sale and Purchase of Lands

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 11:59 a.m. pursuant to section 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 12:10 p.m.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

1.  That the sale of land detailed in Attachment 1 and shown in Attachment 2 of the February 25, 2013, Sustainable Development report 2013SCO311, be approved, subject to further re-imbursement. 

2.  That the purchase of land detailed in Attachment 3 and shown in Attachment 4 of the February 25, 2013, Sustainable Development report 2013SCO311, be approved, subject to further re-imbursement.

3.  That the February 25, 2013, Sustainable Development report 2013SCO311 remain private pursuant to section 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

8.2

Civic Agency Recruitment - Applicant Short Listing

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 11:59 a.m. pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 12:10 p.m.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the verbal report remain private pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24, of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 12:11 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk