COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


June 12, 2019  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

Councillor S. Hamilton was absent for a portion of the meeting due to City business.

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen

D. Siebold, Office of the City Clerk

R. Yusuf, 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

3.1        Status of the Green Shack Program                                               3

4.          UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS                                       3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

5.1        Kihciy Askiy Partnership Agreement                                             3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        NextGen 2018 Annual Report                                                           4

6.2        City of Edmonton Youth Council Parkland Liquor

             Consumption                                                                                        4

6.3        Further Information - Edmonton Federation of

             Community Leagues 100th Anniversary Project and

             Hawrelak Park Rehabilitation                                                           5

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                5

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           5

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   5

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

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Action

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor S. Hamilton called the meeting to order at
9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the June 12, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the May 22, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

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 Community and Public Services Committee hear from the following speakers, in panels when appropriate:

6.3 Further Information - Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th Anniversary Project and Hawrelak Park Rehabilitation

  • S. Varga
  • N. Begoray, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th Anniversary Project
  • J. Haddow, Freewill Shakespeare Festival
  • A. Bolstad, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th Anniversary Project
  • F. Porter, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th Anniversary Project
  • K. Fransson, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th Anniversary Project
  • E. DiLoreto, Silver Skate

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

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

3.1

Status of the Green Shack Program (B. Henderson)

 

 

 

Can Administration provide an update on the current state of the program, ability of supply to meet demand, how the current criteria is serving the program, and any revisions administration is contemplating to the program.

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
Sept. 4, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

4.

UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Kihciy Askiy Partnership Agreement

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of October 16, 2019, be approved.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Oct. 16, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

NextGen 2018 Annual Report

 

 

 

J. Foord, Citizen Services; R. Stephens and K. Hayes, NextGen, made presentations. R. Stephens and K. Hayes answered the Committee's questions.

 

A handout provided by R. Stephens and K. Hayes was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the June 12, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_7176, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.2

City of Edmonton Youth Council Parkland Liquor Consumption

 

 

 

J. Foord, Citizen Services; and T. Banks, Edmonton Youth Council, made presentations. R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, D. Aiken and J. Foord, Citizen Services;
T. Banks, Edmonton Youth Council; and V. Lee, Office of the City Manager (Law) answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the June 4, 2019, City of Edmonton Youth Council report CR_6952, be referred to Administration to explore the possibility, implications, pros and cons of allowing liquor consumption in public parks and return to Community and Public Services Committee.

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

Alcohol Consumption in Parks and Public Places

That Administration provide a report to Committee on changes to provincial legislation, if any, around alcohol consumption in parks and public places.

Citizen Svcs.


Due by:
March 2020

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.3

Further Information - Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th Anniversary Project and Hawrelak Park Rehabilitation

 

 

 

R. Jevne, Citizen Services, made a presentation.

 

F. Porter, A. Bolstad, N. Begoray, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues; and J. Haddow, Freewill Shakespeare Festival; and E. DiLoreto, Silver Skate, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions. K. Fransson, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, answered the Committee's questions.

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, R. Jevne, and
N. Poirier, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

 

That the June 4, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_7090, be received for information.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

S. Hamilton

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

9.1

Options for Minors when Speaking at City Hall (B. Esslinger)

 

 

 

Councillor B. Esslinger stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council, she would move the following:

That Administration prepare a report to Committee with:

a)    options, including budget, facility, and other considerations, to provide free childcare on request in City Hall for members of the public while they come to speak at Council or Committee meetings.

b)    options to allow minors who register to speak the possibility to be heard first.

  • Notice of Motion Given: June 12, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:53 p.m.

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk