COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


March 7, 2016  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack, *D. Iveson

*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

D. Loken

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

M. Banga, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, M. Oshry
S. Kaffo, 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.          REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING      3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

5.1        Wicihitowin Update                                                                             3

5.2        Net Loss of Amenity Spaces from Flood Mitigiation

             Works                                                                                                      4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Urban Hens Pilot Evaluation                                                            4

6.2        Contractual Reporting – Semi Annual Information

             Report - Edmonton Police Service                                                  5

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                5

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           5

8.1        Funding Strategy and Implementation Plan -

             Accommodation Requirements for Edmonton Police

             Service                                                                                                    5

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   6

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor M. Walters called the meeting to order at
9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the March 7, 2016, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the February 22, 2016, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

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 and 8.1.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

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

6.1 Urban Hens Pilot Evaluation

  • M. Fisher, River City Chickens
  • J. M. Fox, River City Chickens
  • O. Nelson
  • E. Swanson, Vegans and Vegetarians of Alberta
  • L. Johnson
  • K. Nelson
  • S. Belland
  • T. Reece, Voice for Animal Humane Society
  • B. M. Feist
  • S. Cutting

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

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

Wicihitowin Update

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of March 21, 2016, be approved.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:    Mar. 21, 2016

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

5.2

Net Loss of Amenity Spaces from Flood Mitigation Works

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 11, 2016, be approved.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
Apr. 11, 2016

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Urban Hens Pilot Evaluation

 

 

 

R. Pleckaitis, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. L. Balone, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M. Fisher and J. Manning Fox, River City Chickens;
E. Swanson, Vegans and Vegetarians of Alberta; L. Johnson; K. Nelson; S. Belland; T. Reece, Voice for Animal Humane Society; and S. Cutting,  made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L. Balone, Sustainable Development; R. Pleckaitis, K. Scott, and R. Smyth, Acting General Manager, Citizen Services; and N. Jacobson (Law), Financial and Corporate Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the March 7, 2016, Citizen Services report CR_1621, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

6.2

Contractual Reporting – Semi Annual Information Report - Edmonton Police Service

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the March 7, 2016, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_3438, be received for information.

Edmonton Police Commission

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Funding Strategy and Implementation Plan - Accommodation Requirements for Edmonton Police Service

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the Committee meet in private pursuant to section, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the Committee meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

 

 

The Committee met in public at 2:28 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved D. Iveson :

 

 

 

That Attachment 4 be added to the March 7, 2016, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_3308, and remain private pursuant to sections 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Edmonton Police Commission

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

 

Moved D. Iveson :

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That Administration work with the Edmonton Police Commission to pursue the direction outlined in Attachment 4 of the March 7, 2016, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_3308.

2.    That the March 7, 2016, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_3308 report and Attachment 4 remain private pursuant to sections 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor M. Walters asked if there are any Notices of Motions. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 2:29 p.m.

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk