CITY COUNCIL

 

MINUTES


March 13, 2012  –  Council Chamber

 

 

PRESENT

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

ABSENT

K. Krushell

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

S. Farbrother, City Manager
M. Nathoo, Deputy City Clerk
M. Dimitrijevic, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                             1

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                          1

1.2        Adoption of Agenda                                                                            2

1.3        Protocol Items                                                                                      2

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS              2

2.1        Requests to Speak                                                                              2

3.          REPORTS                                                                                              2

3.1        2013 Budget Process                                                                         2

4.          PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE                                                             3

5.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

               NOTICE                                                                                                 4

6.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  4

 

 

 

 

Carried

See Minutes

 

None

 

Action

None

 

None

 

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 9:33 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved J. Batty - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the March 13, 2012, City Council meeting agenda be adopted with the following change:

Additions:

3.1 2013 Budget Process

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

1.3

Protocol Items

 

 

St. Mary School(S. Mandel)

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed students from St. Mary School and their teacher Ms. Laba and Mr. Chin.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

3.

REPORTS

3.1

2013 Budget Process

 

 

Moved J. Batty - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the following sections of the Procedures and Committee's Bylaw 12300 be suspended to facilitate a discussion during the March 13, 2012, City Council meeting:

a. section 54  - a Motion on the Floor is not required to debate an item

b. section 124 - there is no limit to the number of times a Councillor can speak to an item.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T. Burge, L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, and J. Rose, Financial Services, made a presentation.

L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, and J. Rose, Financial Services; S. Farbrother, City Manager; and M. Koziol, General Manager, Infrastructure Services; answered Council's questions. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the Mayor, on behalf of City Council, write to the Province to express concern with respect to the 10% increase in education tax for the City of Edmonton and request an explanation of why the increases are not consistent throughout the Province.

 

Mayor

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

4.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

5.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:26 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk