COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


July 10, 2019  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

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

Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 15(3), Council Committees Bylaw 18156
Councillor M. Walters was absent for a portion of the meeting without notice.

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen
K. Gibson, Office of the City Clerk
C. Kaspick, 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                                                                      3

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              3

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

3.1        Update on Arena Advisory Committee (M. Walters)               3

4.          UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS                                       3

             LRT Station Security Update                                                            3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Edmonton Safe Cities - Integrating Existing

             Technology                                                                                           3

6.2        Policy for Helping Vulnerable Residents During

             Extreme Weather Incidents                                                               4

6.3        Options to Reduce Idling of Vehicles and School

             Buses                                                                                                      5

6.4        Off-Leash Dog Park - Recommendations                                     5

6.5        Dog Park Options with Urban Development Institute                6

6.6        Unified Approach to Recreation Centre Operations

             and Fees                                                                                                 6

6.7        Challenges and Data on Enforcement of Bylaw 14614             7

6.8        Current Leasing Status of the Orange Hub - Update                 8

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                9

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           9

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   9

9.1        Potential Griesbach Community Hub (B. Esslinger)               9 

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  9

 

 

 

 

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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 9:32 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the July 10, 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 M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the June 26, 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 B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

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

6.1 Edmonton Safe Cities – Integrating Existing Technology

·         H. Sandhu, Women’s Advocacy Voice of Edmonton

·         G. Chabot

·         L. Gotell

·         A. Niemeier, YWCA Edmonton

 

6.2 Policy for Helping Vulnerable Residents During        Extreme Weather Incidents

·         A. Inglis, Boyle Street Community Services

·         D. Kurpjuweit, The Mustard Seed

·         J. Lilley, Edmonton Coalition on Housing and Homelessness 

 

6.4 Off-Leash Dog Park – Recommendations

6.5 Dog Park Options with Urban Development          Institute

·      G. Shelley

·      S. Young

·      M. Gosselin

·      S. Pandza

·      N. Bunting

·      S. Ferbey

·      L. Parish

 

6.6 Unified Approach to Recreation Centre Operations   and Fees

·        N. Parkinson, YMCA of Northern Alberta

 

6.7 Challenges and Data on Enforcement of Bylaw 14614

·        C. Klassen, Old Strathcona Business Association

 

6.8 Current Leasing Status of the Orange Hub – Update

·        D. Bouzek, Ground Zero Productions

·        J. Malanowski, Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta

·        L. Malin

·        M. Henderson, The Thousand Faces Festival Association

·        N. Mcilwraith

 

 

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

Update on Arena Advisory Committee (M. Walters)

 

 

 

Can Administration provide an update on the Arena Advisory Committee, their relationship with Administration and an update on new processes, and provide information on how new groups are able to participate in Edmonton arena allocation.

Citizen Svcs.

 

Due Date: Oct. 2, 2019

 

4.

UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS

 

LRT Station Security Update

 

 

 

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

 

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Edmonton Safe Cities - Integrating Existing Technology

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, J. Foord, and J. Kain, Citizen Services, made a presentation.

H. Sandhu, Women's Advocacy Voice of Edmonton;          G. Chabot; L. Gotell; and A. Neimeier, YWCA Edmonton, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, J. Foord and J. Kain, Citizen Services; and K. Andreychuk, Financial and Corporate Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the July 10, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_7141, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.2

Policy for Helping Vulnerable Residents During Extreme Weather Incidents

 

 

 

J. Foord and J. Kain, Citizen Services, made a presentation.

A. Inglis, Boyle Street Community Services; D. Kurpjweit, The Mustard Seed; and J. Lilley, Edmonton Coalition on Housing and Homelessness, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

A handout provided by J. Lilley was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

J. Foord, J. Kain and C. Kjenner, Citizen Services; and      S. McGee, Homeward Trust, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That City Policy C620 Supporting Vulnerable People            During Extreme Weather Conditions, as set out in Attachment 1 of the July 10, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_6899, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.3

Options to Reduce Idling of Vehicles and School Buses

 

 

 

D. Aitken, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the July 10, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_7142, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

6.4

Off-Leash Dog Park - Recommendations

 

 

 

Items 6.4 and 6.5 were dealt with together.
G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, S. Wagner, City Operations, made a presentation.

G. Shelley; S. Young; M. Gosselin; S. Pandza; N. Bunting; and L. Parish, made presentations. M. Gosselin; and L. Parish, answered the Committee’s questions.

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, and N. Fraser, City Operations; and S. Young, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the July 10, 2019, City Operations report CR_7144, be received for information.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.5

Dog Park Options with Urban Development Institute

 

 

 

Items 6.4 and 6.5 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the July 10, 2019, City Operations report CR_7145, be received for information.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.6

Unified Approach to Recreation Centre Operations and Fees

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services hear from K. Bittorf, YMCA of Northern Alberta

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, and B. Badger, Citizen Services, made a presentation.

N. Parkinson, YMCA of Northern Alberta, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, and B. Badger, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

Alternative Operating Models for Castle Downs YMCA
That Administration explore alternative operating models with the Castle Downs YMCA and report to Committee.

Update on Partnership with YMCA of Northern Alberta
That Administration provide an update to Committee on the recreation partnership opportunities with the YMCA of Northern Alberta.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date: Oct. 2, 2019


Citizen Svcs.

Due By:    July 2020

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.7

Challenges and Data on Enforcement of Bylaw 14614

 

 

 

D. Aitken, Citizen Services, made a presentation.

C. Klassen, Old Strathcona Business Association, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, and D. Aitken, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That Administration work with the impacted Business Improvement Areas, including Old Strathcona, Downtown and 124 Street, to identify appropriate locations for additional ashtrays and install where appropriate as soon as possible.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.8

Current Leasing Status of the Orange Hub - Update

 

 

 

G. Dewar, Citizen Services; S. Kim, Edmonton Arts Council; and J. Mayne, Arts Habitat Edmonton, made a presentation.

D. Bouzek, Ground Zero Productions; J. Malanowski, Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta; L. Malin; M. Henderson, The Thousand Faces Festival Association; and                  N. Mcilwraith, made presentations. D. Bouzek, Ground Zero Productions; and J. Malanowski, Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta, answered the Committee's questions.

G. Dewar, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That an exemption to the Non-Profit Leasing Guidelines, for the lease rates of The Orange Hub, as set out in the June 26, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_6897, be approved.

 

 

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

9.1

 

Potential Griesbach Community Hub (B. Esslinger)

 

 

 

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

That Administration explore the William Griesbach facility as a potential community hub, that considers the Griesbach Community League and ABC Head Start as potential partners, and return to Committee in Q4 2019.

·         Notice of Motion Given: July 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3:57 p.m.

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk