COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND

LICENCE APPEAL  COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES (Draft)


August 16, 2018  –  Churchill Building

 

 

PRESENT

M. Banga, S. McKeen, T. Caterina

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

 

S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk

C. Ashmore, Law Branch

I. Russell, 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

2.          EXPLANATION OF APPEAL HEARING PROCESS                     2

3.          COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND LICENCE APPEAL COMMITTEE

               MATTERS                                                                                            2

3.1        Appeal of Decision to refuse to issue a City of

             Edmonton Driver's Licence under the Vehicle for

             Hire Bylaw 17400 to P. T. (225276549-001)                                   2

3.2        Appeal of Decision to refuse to issue a City of

             Edmonton Driver's Licence under the Vehicle for

             Hire Bylaw 17400 to A. M. (286148259-001)                                   3

3.3        Appeal of Decision to refuse to issue a City of

             Edmonton Driver's Licence under the Vehicle for

             Hire Bylaw 17400 to F. F. (223098015-001)                                    4

3.4        Appeal of Decision to refuse to issue a City of

             Edmonton Driver's Licence under the Vehicle for

             Hire Bylaw 17400 to B. M. (170159931-001)                                   4

3.5         Appeal of Order - M. B., 12006 - 65 Street NW

              Edmonton, AB, Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the

             Municipal Government Act.                                                       5

3.6        Appeal of Order - 2089093 Alberta Ltd., 12748 - Fort

             Road NW, Edmonton, AB, Order Pursuant to Section

             545(1) of the Municipal Government Act.                                6

3.7        Appeal of Order - E. R., 11223 - 86 Street NW,

              Edmonton, AB, Order Pursuant to Section 546(1)(c)

             of the Municipal Government Act.                                            7

3.8        Appeal of Debt Recovery Invoice 37932984 - Weed

             Mowing - K. P.                                                                                       7

4.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Granted

 

 

Refused

 

 

Granted

 

 

Granted

 

 

Order Upheld

 

 

Postponement

 

 

Withdrawn

 

Varied

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

M. Banga called the meeting to order at 9:39 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the August 16, 2018, Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, S. McKeen, T. Caterina

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the July 12, 2018, Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, S. McKeen, T. Caterina

 

2.

EXPLANATION OF APPEAL HEARING PROCESS

 

 

M. Banga explained the appeal hearing process and asked if anyone objected to any member of the Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee hearing the appeals. No one objected.

 

3.

COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND LICENCE APPEAL COMMITTEE MATTERS

3.1

Appeal of Decision to refuse to issue a City of Edmonton Driver's Licence under the Vehicle for Hire Bylaw 17400 to P. Thakur (225276549-001)

 

 

 

P. T., Appellant made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

W. T. Ramirez, General Supervisor, Business Licensing, Inspections and Compliance made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. N. Jacobson, Law Branch, answered the Committee's questions.

The Committee met in private at 10:19 a.m. pursuant to Section 20 (Disclosure harmful to law enforcement) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 11:10 a.m.

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

The Committee grants the appeal and a City of Edmonton Driver's Licence will be issued for one year. Written reasons to follow.

Business Licencing and Vehicle For Hire

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

S. McKeen

 

3.2

Appeal of Decision to refuse to issue a City of Edmonton Driver's Licence under the Vehicle for Hire Bylaw 17400 to A. M. (286148259-001)

 

 

 

A. M. made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

W. T. Ramirez, General Supervisor, Business Licensing, Inspections and Compliance made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

N. Jacobson, Law Branch, answered the Committee's questions.

The Committee met in private at 11:31 a.m., pursuant to section 20 (Disclosure harmful to law enforcement) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 11:43 a.m.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

The Committee denies the appeal. Written reasons to follow.

 

Business Licensing and Vehicle for Hire

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, S. McKeen, T. Caterina

 

3.3

Appeal of Decision to refuse to issue a City of Edmonton Driver's Licence under the Vehicle for Hire Bylaw 17400 to F. F. (223098015-001)

 

 

 

F. F., the Appellant, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

W. T. Ramirez, General Supervisor, Business Licensing, Inspections and Compliance made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

N. Jacobson, Law Branch, answered the Committee's questions.

The Committee met in private at 12:01 p.m. pursuant to Section 20 (Disclosure harmful to law enforcement) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 12:16 p.m.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

The Committee grants the appeal and a City of Edmonton Driver's Licence will be issued for one year. Written reasons to follow.

Business Licensing and Vehicle for Hire

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

S. McKeen

 

3.4

Appeal of Decision to refuse to issue a City of Edmonton Driver's Licence under the Vehicle for Hire Bylaw 17400 to B.M. (170159931-001)

 

 

 

V. M. made a presentation on behalf of B. M., the Appellant, who was also present. V. M. and B. M. answered the Committee's questions.

W. T. Ramirez, General Supervisor, Business Licensing, Inspections and Compliance made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

N. Jacobson, Law Branch, answered the Committee's questions.

The Committee met in private at 1:55 p.m., pursuant to section 20 (Disclosure harmful to law enforcement) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 2:00 p.m.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

The Committee grants the appeal and a City of Edmonton Driver's Licence will be issued for one year. Written reasons to follow.

Business Licensing and Vehicle for Hire

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

S. McKeen

 

3.5

Appeal of Order - M. B. - 12006 - 65 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the Municipal Government Act.

 

 

 

C. Ashmore advised the Committee that M. B., the Appellant, was not in attendance and had provided a written presentation.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Item 3.5 be moved to the last item of today's Agenda

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina, S. McKeen

 

 

 

C. Ashmore, Law Branch, provided a summary of the material contained in Mr. B's written submission and answered the Committee's questions.

C. Perizzolo, General Enforcement Coordinator, complaints and Investigations, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

T. Courtoreille, former General Enforcement Coordinator, Complaints and Investigations, answered the Committee's questions.

Photographs taken on June 15, 2018, and August 15, 2018, were provided to the members of the Committee and the Office of the City Clerk.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

The Committee upholds the Order.

You are therefore ordered to Remove all large appliances, washing machines, dryers, dishwashers and televisions.

Cut and maintain all unkempt, long grass and weeds throughout the property.

Also remove all debris and loose litter from the entire property, and take any action or measures necessary to remedy the unsightly condition.

 Citizen Services Dept.

 

Due Date:  July 12, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, S. McKeen, T. Caterina

 

3.6

Appeal of Order - 2089093 Alberta Ltd., 12748 - Fort Road NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the Municipal Government Act.

 

 

 

M. Banga explained the appeal hearing process and asked if anyone objected to any member of the Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee hearing the appeals. No one objected.

L. P. appeared on behalf of 2089093 Alberta Ltd. He was accompanied by T. B., the corporation's architectural representative. L. P. and T. B. made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

T. Courtoreille, former General Enforcement Coordinator, Complaints and Investigations, Citizen Services, and J. Amerongen, Citizen Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 

Photographs taken on July 6, 2015, June 19, 2018 and August 15, 2018, were provided to the Appellant, members of the Committee and the Office of the City Clerk.

C. Ashmore, Law Branch, provided information and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

The Committee postpones the hearing of this matter to October 18, 2018.

The following items are to be completed  prior to the October 18, 2018 hearing:

1.  Obtain an engineer’s report and provide copies of this report to T. Courtoreille  / J. Amerongen and to D. Johnston, Heritage Planner.

2.  Submit a formal application for heritage designation.

 Citizen Services Dept.

 

Due Date:  October 18, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, S. McKeen, T. Caterina

 

3.7

Appeal of Order - E. R., 11223 - 86 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 546(1)(c) of the Municipal Government Act.

 

 

 

The Committee was advised that Administration has withdrawn Municipal Government Act Order 176747649-001 and will be pursuing this matter at a later date.

 

3.8

Appeal of Debt Recovery Invoice 37932984 - Weed Mowing – K.P.

 

 

 

K. P. made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

C. Perizzolo, General Enforcement Coordinator, Complaints and Investigations, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

Copies of the following documents were provided to the Appellant, members of the Committee and the Office of the City Clerk:

·         Local Authority Notice dated June 25, 2018

·         Photographs taken on July 13, 2018, and July 20, 2018

·         A copy of the contractor’s Invoice dated July 23, 2018

·         A copy of the debt recovery invoice 37932984

T. Courtoreille, former General Enforcement Coordinator, Complaints and Investigations, answered the Committee's questions.

C. Ashmore, Law Branch, provided information to the Committee.

The Committee met in private at 3:35 p.m. pursuant to Sections 20 (Disclosure harmful to law enforcement) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 3:30 p.m.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

The Committee varies the invoice to $267.16 and the $500.00 appeal fee will be refunded.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, S. McKeen, T. Caterina

 

4.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting was adjourned at 4:04 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk