COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


September 18, 2019  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

J. Dziadyk, A. Knack, B. Henderson, S. McKeen, M. Nickel
L. Cochrane, City Manager
I. MacLean, Acting Deputy 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                                                                                      3

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             3

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      3

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

             LRT Station Security Update                                                            4

5.          STATUS REPORT AND REQUESTS TO RE-ROUTE                4

5.1        Residential Speed Limits – Updated Information                       4

5.2        Recreation Facilities - Financial Options                                       4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Update on Alberta Aviation Museum Work Plan                         4

6.2        Edmonton Heritage Council Annual Update                                5

6.3        2019 - 2020 Vision Zero Update                                                       5

6.4        Accessible Taxis - Accessibility Advisory

             Committee Report - Accessible Taxi Service for

             People with Disabilities                                                                      5

6.5        Bylaw 18988 - Vehicle for Hire Bylaw 17400

             Omnibus Amendment                                                                         6

6.6        Accessibility for People with Disabilities Policy

             (C602)                                                                                                      7

6.7        Body Rub Centres - Annual Update                                               8

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                              10

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                         10

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                10

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                10

 

 

 

 

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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 B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the September 18, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions

  • 1.3 Adoption of Minutes
    - September 4, 2019, Community and Public     Services Committee
  • 6.3 2019 - 2020 Vision Zero Update

 

Replacement Pages:

  • 6.5 Bylaw 18988 – Vehicle for Hire Bylaw 17400 Omnibus Amendment
    - Page 3 of Attachment 1 - version 3

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the September 4, 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

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6 and 6.7.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

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

6.6 Accessibility for People with Disabilities Policy (C602)

  • C. Jones, Accessibility Advisory Committee
  • P. Nostrand, Elder and Disabled Committee

6.7 Body Rub Centres – Annual Update

  • J. Kuyt
  • C. Kasur
  • C. Keeler, Beverly Heights Community League
  • S. Holtby
  • K. Quinn, CEASE

 

 

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

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS

 

LRT Station Security Update

 

 

 

Revised Due Date: October 2, 2019 (approved at the June 26, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee).

 

5.

STATUS REPORT AND REQUESTS TO RE-ROUTE

5.1

Residential Speed Limits – Updated Information

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 2020, be approved.

City Ops.

Due Date:
January 2020

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

5.2

Recreation Facilities - Financial Options

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

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

Update on Alberta Aviation Museum Work Plan

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the September 18, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_7463, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.2

Edmonton Heritage Council Annual Update

 

 

 

W. Birch, Edmonton Heritage Council, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. D. Ridley, Edmonton Heritage Council, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the September 18, 2019, Edmonton Heritage Council report CR_7341, be received for information.

Edmonton Heritage Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.3

2019 - 2020 Vision Zero Update

 

 

 

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, and J. Lamarre, City Operations, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the September 18, 2019, City Operations report CR_7550, be received for information.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.4

Accessible Taxis - Accessibility Advisory Committee Report - Accessible Taxi Service for People with Disabilities

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Committee hear from P. Strong, Greater Edmonton Taxi Service.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

 

 

J. Pisesky and T. LaRiviere, Accessibility Advisory Committee, made presentations.

P. Strong, Greater Edmonton Taxi Service made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

J. Pisesky and T. LaRiviere, Accessibility Advisory Committee; W. Ramirez, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; P. Schmold, City Operations; and
J. Foord, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the September 18, 2019, Accessibility Advisory Committee report CR_7224, be postponed to the October 2, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee.

Accessibility Advisory Committee

Due Date:
Oct. 2, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.5

Bylaw 18988 - Vehicle for Hire Bylaw 17400 Omnibus Amendment

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Committee hear from D. Deo; A. AbdiMohamed; and P. Strong, Greater Edmonton Taxi Service.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

 

 

W. Ramirez, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

D. Deo; A. Abdimohmed; and P. Strong, Greater Edmonton Taxi Service, made a presentation. D. Deo and P. Strong answered the Committee's questions.

S. McCabe, Deputy City Manager, W. Ramirez and
K. Petrin, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; N. Jacobsen, Office of the City Manager (Law), answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

 

   That Bylaw 18988 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.6

Accessibility for People with Disabilities Policy (C602)

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Committee hear from J. Pisesky and T. LaRiviere, Accessibility Advisory Committee.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

 

 

P. Ladouceur, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation.

J. Pisesky, T. LaRiviere, and C. Jones, Accessibility Advisory Committee; and P. Nostrand, Elder and Disabled Committee, made a presentation. J. Pisesky and
P. Nostrand, answered the Committee's questions.

P. Ladouceur, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

  1. That City Policy C602 Accessibility for People with Disabilities, as set out in Attachment 1 of the September 18, 2019, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_7096, be approved.
  2. That City Policies C463 Accessibility to City of Edmonton Owned and Occupied Buildings, C466 Integration of Persons with Disabilities, and C589 Accessible Participation in Council Meetings, Committee Meetings, and Public Hearings Meetings for Individuals with Disabilities, be repealed.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.7

Body Rub Centres - Annual Update

 

 

 

S. Holtby; J. Kuyt; C. Kasur; C. Keeler, Beverly Heights Community League; and K. Quinn, CEASE, made presentations. K. Quinn, C. Kasur; S. Holtby; and J. Kuyt, answered the Committee's questions.

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, J. Kain, J. Foord, K. Scott, Citizen Services; N. Jacobsen, Office of the City Manager (Law); and W. Ramirez, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

1.    That Administration cease providing annual reports on the Body Rub Centres initiative and instead provide updates to Council by memo as necessary.

2.    That Administration prepare a report on the merits of a five year exit strategy on licensing Body Rub Centres including information on and from education campaigns and existing strategies to reduce demand such as John school, among others.

3.    That Administration prepare a report on upcoming Provincial legislation on Human Trafficking.

 

 

 

Members of the Committee requested that the motion be split for voting purposes.

 

 

Part 1 of Motion, put:

 

 

 

That Administration cease providing annual reports on the Body Rub Centres initiative and instead provide updates to Council by memo as necessary.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Part 2 of Motion, put:

 

 

 

2.    That Administration prepare a report on the merits of a five year exit strategy on licensing Body Rub Centres including information on and from education campaigns and existing strategies to reduce demand such as John school, among others.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Part 3 of Motion, put:

 

 

 

3.    That Administration prepare a report on upcoming Provincial legislation on Human Trafficking.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Summary of the Committee’s Decision on Item 6.7:

 

 

 

1.    That Administration cease providing annual reports on the Body Rub Centres initiative and instead provide updates to Council by memo as necessary.

Merits of a Five year exit Strategy on Licensing Body Rub Centres

2.    That Administration prepare a report on the merits of a five year exit strategy on licensing Body Rub Centres including information on and from education campaigns and existing strategies to reduce demand such as John school, among others.

Upcoming Provincial Legislation on Human Trafficking

3.    That Administration prepare a report on upcoming Provincial legislation on Human Trafficking.

Citizen Svcs.









Due Date:
June 2020




Comm. and Engagement

Due Date:

To be determined

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

Licensing Processes for Body Rubs Centres, Health Enhancement Centres, and Escort Services

That Administration prepare a report on the current licensing processes for body rubs centres, health enhancement centres, and escort services, including gaps in licensing, current challenges and opportunities for improvement.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.


Due Date:
January 2020

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor S. Hamilton asked if there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3:47 p.m.

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk