COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


March 9, 2015  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Esslinger, B. Henderson, S. McKeen, M. Oshry, A. Sohi
S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk
L. Long, 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.          REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING      3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Contractual Reporting Semi-Annual Report  -

             Edmonton Police Service                                                                  3

6.2        Status Update on the New Africa Centre Facility

             and Strategy for the Involvement of the African

             Community                                                                                            3

6.3        Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional

             Association - Annual Update                                                            3

6.4        Exemption from Leadership in Energy and

             Environmental Design Silver Certification -

             Varscona Theatre                                                                                4

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                4

7.1        Entrance Signage - (M. Oshry)                                                         4

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           5

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   5

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  5

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor D. Loken called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the March 9, 2015, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the February 23, 2015, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

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 and 7.1.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

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.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Contractual Reporting Semi-Annual Report - Edmonton Police Service

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the March 9, 2015, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_2188, be received for information.

Police Commission

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

6.2

Status Update on the New Africa Centre Facility and Strategy for the Involvement of the African Community

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  L. Cochrane, General Manager, and A. Laughlin, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the March 9, 2015, Community Services report CR_1171, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

6.3

Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional Association - Annual Update

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services; and A. Sladen, Aksis - Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional Association, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the March 9, 2015, Community Services report CR_2031, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

6.4

Exemption from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver Certification - Varscona Theatre

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That an exemption to City Policy C532 - Sustainable Building Policy - Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver, for the Varscona Theatre, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Entrance Signage - (M. Oshry)

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. T. Webb, Office of the City Manager, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

Update on the Image, Brand and Reputation Strategy

That Administration work with Edmonton Economic Development Corporation to provide a report with an update and plan for the Image, Brand and Reputation Strategy, including budget and timeline.

Office of the City Manager

Due Date: Jun 15, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor D. Loken asked if there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned 10:55 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk