COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


July 7, 2014  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, *D. Iveson, M. Oshry

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Esslinger, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Walters

G. Joseph, 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                                                                              3

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         4

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

4.          REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING      4

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Suicide Prevention (B. Esslinger)                                                   4

5.2        Alberta Aviation Museum Future Vision and

             Business Model                                                                                    4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Community Services Advisory Board  - 2013 Annual

             Report                                                                                                     5

6.2        Urban Beekeeping Pilot Project                                                      5

6.3        Whitemud Equine Learning Centre Phased Approach             6

6.4        Community Services Advisory Board  - Community

             Investment Hosting Grant Recommendations                             6

6.5        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program - Community Arts Project Grant

             Recommendations                                                                              7

6.6        LEED Certification - Costs and Benefits on City

             Projects                                                                                                  7

6.7        Meeting with the City of Edmonton Youth Council -

             VERBAL REPORT                                                                               8

6.8        Helicopter Operations at Villeneuve Airport                                 8

6.9        North West Police Campus Capital Project -

             Follow-up Information                                                                        9

6.10      Development Costs - Public/Private Sector

             Comparison                                                                                           9

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                9

7.1        Vacant and Nuisance Commercial Properties
             (M. Walters)                                                                                            9

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 T. Caterina called the meeting to order at
9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the July 7, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the June 16, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

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: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10 and 7.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

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

6.2  Urban Beekeeping Pilot Project

·         M. Boeckner, YEG Bees

·         J. Crocker, YEG Bees

·         D. Kahane

·         M. Connell

·         R. Elliott

·         B. Burdenkiuk

6.3  Whitemud Equine Learning Centre Phased Approach

·         T. Christman, Whitemud Equine Learning Centre Association

·         L. Rault, Little Bits Therapeutic Riding Assoc.

·         V. Wilson

·         S. Edmonds, Volunteers of WELCA

·         M. Turgeon, Little Bits Therapeutic Riding Assoc.

6.6  LEED Certification - Costs and Benefits on City Projects

·         R. Rosen, City Lumber Corporation

·         B. Burdeniuk

·         T. Doran, Canada Green Building Council - Alberta Chapter

·         B. Dong

·         D. Edwards, Oxford Properties

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the following item be made time specific:

6.9 North West Police Campus Capital Project  
Follow-up Information

2nd item at 3:45 p.m.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Suicide Prevention (B. Esslinger)

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of August 18, 2014, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Aug. 18, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

5.2

Alberta Aviation Museum Future Vision and Business Model

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of Fall 2014, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Nov. 13, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Community Services Advisory Board - 2013 Annual Report

 

 

 

L. Wood Edwards, Community Services Advisory Board, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  L. Brenneis, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.  A handout provided by L. Wood Edwards was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the July 7, 2014, Community Services Advisory Board report CR_1438, be received for information.

Community Services Advisory Board

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

6.2

Urban Beekeeping Pilot Project

 

 

 

M. Boeckner and J. Crocker, YEG Bees; D. Kahane;
M. Connell; R. Elliott; and B. Burdeniuk, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

Handouts provided by M. Connell; and R. Elliott were distributed to Members of the Committee and copies were filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

D. Aiken, Community Services; and P. Ohm, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw - Bees

That Administration provide a report to Community Services Committee on the implementation of the 2014 Urban Beekeeping Pilot Project, including appropriate policy and bylaw changes, in the first quarter of 2015.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: First quarter 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

6.3

Whitemud Equine Learning Centre Phased Approach

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from the following speaker:

  • O. Grimes

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation.

T. Christman, Whitemud Equine Learning Centre Association; L. Rault, Little Bits Therapeutic Riding Association; V. Wilson; S. Edmonds, Volunteers of WELCA; M. Turgeon; and O. Grimes made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

Handouts provided by T. Christman; and V. Wilson were distributed to Members of the Committee and copies were filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

L. Cochrane, General Manager, A. Laughlin, R. Jevne
and L. Brenneis, Community Services; and L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That Capital Profile 12-21-5742 - Whitemud Equine Centre Redevelopment Project, be increased by $2.5 million to a total of $6.5 million, with the source of funds for the
$2.5 million being partner funding.

 

 

 

2.    That Administration prepare a revised Capital Profile 12-21-5742 - Whitemud Equine Centre Redevelopment Project, that reflects the proposed changes to the scope of the project as set-out in the July 7, 2014, Community Services report CR_1060, for Council's consideration at the July 16, 2014, City Council meeting.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Jul. 16, 2014

City Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

6.4

Community Services Advisory Board - Community Investment Hosting Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Community Investment Hosting Grant Awards totalling $52,627.50, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the July 7, 2014, Community Services Advisory Board report CR_1430, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

6.5

Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment Program - Community Arts Project Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Community Arts Project Grant Recommendations, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the July 7, 2014, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_1446, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

6.6

LEED Certification - Costs and Benefits on City Projects

 

 

 

M. Mellross, Sustainable Development, made a presentation.

B. Burdeniuk; T. Doran, Canada Green Building Council - Alberta Chapter; B. Dong; and D. Edwards, Oxford Properties made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

P. Ohm, Sustainable Development; A. Laughlin, Community Services, E. Bill, HDR Corporation, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the July 7, 2014, Sustainable Development report CR_1044, be received for information.

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

6.7

Meeting with the City of Edmonton Youth Council - VERBAL REPORT

 

 

 

C. Guzzo; L. Zhu; M. Valupada; M. Liu; and M. Ali Edmonton Youth Council made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  V. Gunderson, Corporate Services, answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

Bylaw 16895 – A Bylaw to Amend City of Edmonton Youth Council Bylaw 14126

That Administration work with the Edmonton Youth Council to prepare amendments to Bylaw 14126 - City of Edmonton Youth Council Bylaw, reflective of the proposed bylaw changes presented at the July 7, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting, and return to the August 18, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting.

Corporate Svcs.

Aug. 18, 2014

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

6.8

Helicopter Operations at Villeneuve Airport

 

 

 

D. Campbell, Edmonton Police Service, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 
S. Sandhu, Edmonton Police Commission; and K. Galvin and G. Godziuk, Edmonton Police Service, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the July 7, 2014, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_1118, be received for information.

Police Commission

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Nickel,

 

6.9

North West Police Campus Capital Project - Follow-up Information

 

 

 

S. Sandhu, Edmonton Police Commission; and
D. Campbell, Edmonton Police Service, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 
B. Roberts and B. Jolly, Edmonton Police Service;
A. Laughlin, Community Services; and L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the North West Police Campus Capital Project budget be increased by $8.2 million, with the source of funding to be Pay-As-You-Go, as identified in the July 7, 2014, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_1451.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Nickel

 

6.10

Development Costs - Public/Private Sector Comparison

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That the July 7, 2014, Community Services report CR_1045, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Nickel

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Vacant and Nuisance Commercial Properties (M. Walters)

 

 

 

R. Pleckaitis, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee’s questions.  N. Jacobson, Corporate Services (Law); D. Aitken, Community Services; and M. Wispinski, Office of the City Manager, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

Nuisance Retail Commercial Property Enforcement Options

That Administration provide a report outlining:

·         the costs associated with establishing a vacant properties registry

·         the annual inspections conducted

·         options available to increase safety code enforcement within the parameters of the existing bylaw.

Community Svcs.

Due Date:
Oct. 15, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor T. Caterina asked if there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 5:28 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk