COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


May 14, 2013  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, J. Batty, *S. Mandel

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, A. Sohi, D. Loken, E. Gibbons
S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk
L. Long, Office of the City Clerk
P. Kalia, 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             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.          REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING      4

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Edmonton Police Service - Multi-Year Plan for

             Sworn Positions                                                                                   4

6.2        Community Investment Operating Grant - Program

             Priorities and Guidelines for 2014-2016                                         4

6.3        Community Services Advisory Board - Community

             Investment Hosting Grant                                                                  5

6.4        Monto: Spirit of Edmonton Proposal - Update                            5

6.5        Jerry Forbes Centre                                                                            6

6.6        Community Investment Program - Arts Operating

             Grant Recommendations                                                                   6

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                6

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           6

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   7

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  7

 

 

 

 

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Action

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

 

 

Councillor J. Batty called the meeting to order at 9:32 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the May 14, 2013, Community Services Committee meeting be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

That the April 30, 2013, Community Services Committee    meeting be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

1.4

City Hall School (J. Batty)

 

 

 

Councillor J. Batty, on behalf of the Community Services Committee, welcomed Grade 1 students from Westglen School, and their teacher M. Bateman.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.1, 6.2, 6.4 and 6.5.  

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

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

6.4 Monto: Spririt of Edmonton Proposal - Update

  • B. Crier, Samson Cree Nation
  • C. Bruneau, Aboriginal Group of Concerned Citizens 
  • L. Cardinal, Indigenous Peoples’ Art and Culture Coalition
  • D. Faber, Indigenous Peoples’ Art and Culture Coalition

6.5 Jerry Forbes Centre

  • B. Farrell, Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation
  • D. Walker, Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

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 – NONE

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT – NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Edmonton Police Service - Multi-Year Plan for Sworn Positions

 

 

 

S. Sandhu, Edmonton Police Commission, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

R. Knecht and L. Jimmo, Edmonton Police Service, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

That the May 14, 2013, Edmonton Police Commission report 2013POAC03, be received for information.

Police Commission

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

6.2

Community Investment Operating Grant - Program Priorities and Guidelines for 2014-2016

 

 

 

P. O'Hara, Community Services Advisory Board, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

L. Cochrane, General Manager, and J. Smith, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommended to City Council:

 

That the 2014-2016 Program Priorities and Guidelines for the Community Investment Operating Grants for not-for-profit organizations, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the May 14, 2013, Community Services Advisory Board report 2013CAAB09, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

6.3

Community Services Advisory Board - Community Investment Hosting Grant

 

 

 

P. O'Hara, Community Services Advisory Board, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

 

That the March 2013 Community Investment Hosting Grant Awards, totalling $34,200, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the May 14, 2013, Community Services Advisory Board report 2013CAAB06, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

6.4

Monto: Spirit of Edmonton Proposal - Update

 

 

 

B. Crier, Samson Cree Nation; L. Cardinal, and D. Faber, Indigenous Peoples’ Art and Culture Coalition; and             C. Bruneau, Aboriginal Group of Concerned Citizens; made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

A handout provided by C. Bruneau, Aboriginal Group of Concerned Citizens, was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

L. Brenneis and M. Chow, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the May 14, 2013, Community Services report CR_42 be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

6.5

Jerry Forbes Centre

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

B. Farrell and D. Walker, Jerry Forbes Centre Foundation, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the $246,000, be released and the expenditures be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

6.6

Community Investment Program - Arts Operating Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations for Arts Operating Grants as outlined in Attachment 4 of the May 14, 2013, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_62, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor J. Batty asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The Committee meeting adjourned at 11:58 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk