EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


May 6, 2019  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

D. Iveson, A. Knack, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Esslinger, M. Banga
L. Cochrane, City Manager
K. Gibson, Office of the City Clerk
M. Barnes, 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             2

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      2

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              3

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

4.          UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS                                       3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Fleet Replacement Reserve Policy                                                 3

6.2        Yellowhead Freeway Program - Progress Update                     4

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                4

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           4

8.1        Confidential Expropriation Settlement - Blatchford                   4

8.2        Biotech Lease Extension of Term with Edmonton

             Economic Development Corporation                                             6

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   6

9.1        Distracted Pedestrian Roadway Crossing -

             Restriction Options and Consultation (J. Dziadyk)                     7

 9.2       Appropriate Cycling Behaviours on Shared Roadways

             and Multi-use Trails (J. Dziadyk)                                                      7

 9.3       Video Conference Options for Public Participation in                                       
             Council/Committee Meetings (A. Knack)    
                            7

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  8

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson called the meeting to order at 9:32 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the May 6, 2019, Executive Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, A. Knack, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the April 25, 2019, Executive Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, A. Knack, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

Centennial School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of Executive Committee, welcomed the Grade 2 class from Centennial School and their teacher M. Whitefield.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.1, 6.2 and 8.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee hear from the following speaker.

6.2 Yellowhead Freeway Program - Progress Update

  • G. Dick, Cougar Paint Collision

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, A. Knack, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson

 

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.

UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Fleet Replacement Reserve Policy

 

 

 

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, S. Rapanos and N. Wolfe, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Fleet Replacement Reserve Policy C617, as set out in Attachment 1 of the May 6, 2019, City Operations report CR_6909, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, A. Knack, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson

 

6.2

Yellowhead Freeway Program - Progress Update

 

 

 

J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation.

 

 

 

G. Dick, Cougar Paint and Collision, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

A hand out provided by G. Dick, was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

 

 

 

J. Meliefste, K. Lima and A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the May 6, 2019, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_7032, be received for information.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, A. Knack, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Confidential Expropriation Settlement - Blatchford

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee meet in private pursuant to sections 16, 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, A. Knack, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 10:34 a.m.

In Attendance:

  • D. Iveson (Mayor)
  • T. Caterina (Councillor)
  • A. Knack (Councillor)
  • B. Henderson (Councillor)
  • J. Dziadyk (Councillor)
  • B. Esslinger (Councillor)
  • M. Banga (Councillor)
  • K. Gibson, Office of the City Clerk
  • M. Barnes, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)
  • L. Cochrane, City Manager
  • A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services
  • C. Owen, Deputy City Manager, Communications and Engagement
  • B. Andriachuk, City Solicitor
  • L. Dunham, Office of the City Manager (Law)
  • J. Cobb, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)
  • B. Latte, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, A. Knack, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson

 

 

 

The Committee met in public at 10:43 a.m.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

1. That the settlement, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the May 6, 2019, Office of the City Manager report CR_7168, be approved.

 2. That the May 6, 2019, Office of the City Manager report CR_7168, remain private pursuant to sections 16 (disclosure harmful to business interests of a third party), 25 (disclosure harmful to economic and other interests of a public body) and 27 (legal advice) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

T. Caterina

 

8.2

Biotech Lease Extension of Term with Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

1. That the amending agreement between the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, for extension of term to the
land lease agreement, as set out in Attachment 1 of the May 6, 2019, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_6979, be approved, and that the
agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

2. That May 6, 2019, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_6979, remain private pursuant to sections 16 (disclosure harmful to business interests of a third party) and 25 (disclosure harmful to economic and other interests of a public body) of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, A. Knack, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

9.1

Distracted Pedestrian Roadway Crossing - Restriction Options and Consultation (J. Dziadyk)

 

 

 

Councillor J. Dziadyk stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council, he would move the following:

That Administration provide a report with options to restrict pedestrians from crossing a roadway while distracted, including consultation with stakeholders and a review of comparable bylaws from other municipalities.

• Notice of Motion Given: May 6, 2019, Executive Committee

 

9.2

Appropriate Cycling Behaviours on Shared Roadways and Multi-use Trails (J. Dziadyk)

 

 

 

Councillor J. Dziadyk stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council, he would move the following:

That Administration provide a report regarding appropriate cycling behaviours on shared roadways and multi-use trails, including:

1.    A summary of existing bylaws and provincial legislation applicable to cyclists.

2.    How the existing rules are currently enforced, and by whom.

3.    Options for educating all road users on appropriate conduct.

4.    Best practices from other municipalities for creating safe shared infrastructure.

• Notice of Motion Given: May 6, 2019, Executive Committee

 

9.3

Video Conference Options for Public Participation in Council/Committee Meetings (A. Knack)

 

 

 

Councillor A. Knack stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council, he would move the following:

That Administration provide a report on the following:

  1. Any technical changes that would need to be made in City Hall to ensure a person could participate using video conference options (ex: Skype, FaceTime, etc.)
  2. Any changes that would need to be made to the Procedures Bylaw to more actively encourage people to be able to participate by a communication facility.
  3. Feedback from the Guiding Coalition on Public Engagement and any other interested agencies, boards, and commissions on the pros and cons of expanding the opportunities for people to participate in Council and/or Standing Committee meetings by using various communication facilities. 
  • Notice of Motion Given: May 6, 2019, Executive Committee

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:46 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk