UTILITY COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


September 27, 2019  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

B. Henderson, M. Walters, S. Hamilton, A. Paquette

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

L. Cochrane, City Manager
S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk
C. Kaspick, 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                                                                              2

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        Organics Processing Facilities - P3 Secondary

             Screening                                                                                               3

6.2        Edmonton Composting Facility Deconstruction                        4

6.3        EPCOR Water Services Inc. - Edmonton Wastewater

             Treatment Integrated Resource Plan                                             4

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                4

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           4

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   4

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  5

 

 

 

 

Carried

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See minutes

See minutes

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None

 

 

Carried

Carried

 

Carried

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor B. Henderson called the meeting to order at 9:32 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the September 27, 2019, Utility Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following change:

Replacement Page:

6.2 Edmonton Composting Facility Deconstruction
- Attachment 1

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Walters, S. Hamilton, A. Paquette

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the following minutes be adopted:

  • June 28, 2019, Utility Committee
  • August 29, 2019, Special Utility Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Walters, S. Hamilton, A. Paquette

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no Protocol Items.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

All items were selected for debate.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

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

6.3 EPCOR Water Services Inc. – Edmonton   Wastewater Treatment Integrated Resource Plan

  • J. Rickett, Save Gold Bar Park Alliance
  • N. Crocken, Save Gold Bar Park Alliance
  • P. Benetreau, Save Gold Bar Park Alliance
  • J. Saunderson, Save Gold Bar Park Alliance

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Walters, S. Hamilton, A. Paquette

 

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

Organics Processing Facilities - P3 Secondary Screening

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

 

 

 

P. Ladouceur and K. Pringle, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation.

L. Cochrane, City Manager; J. Meliefste, Deputy City Manager, P. Ladouceur, K. Pringle, Integrated Infrastructure Services; and C. Pooli, Office of the City Manager (Law), answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the September 27, 2019, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_7340, be received for information.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Walters, S. Hamilton, A. Paquette

 

6.2

Edmonton Composting Facility Deconstruction

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Utility Committee recommend to City Council:
That a one-time increase to the 2019 Waste Services expenditure budget, in the amount of $12 million for the deconstruction of the Aeration Hall and South Download Building, be approved and funded through the establishment of a regulatory deferral account in the 2020 Utility Rate filing, as outlined in the September 27, 2019, Integrated Infrastructure Services report, CR_7466.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Walters, S. Hamilton, A. Paquette

 

6.3

EPCOR Water Services Inc. - Edmonton Wastewater Treatment Integrated Resource Plan

 

 

 

C. Bonneville, M. Kennedy and S. Molla, EPCOR, made a presentation.

J. Rickett, P. Benetreau and J. Saunderson, Save Gold Bar Park Alliance, made a presentation.
J. Rickett and P. Benetreau, Save Gold Bar Park Alliance, answered the Committee's questions.

A handout provided by J. Rickett was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

C. Bonneville and S. Molla, EPCOR, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the September 27, 2019, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_7525, be received for information.

Financial and Corp Services

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Walters, S. Hamilton, A. Paquette

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

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

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11: 10 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk