URBAN PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


November 13, 2018  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, *D. Iveson
*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 15(3), Council Committees Bylaw 18156

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

S. McKeen, B. Henderson, M. Banga, T.Cartmell, B. Esslinger
L. Cochrane, City Manager
S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk
W. Allsopp, 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                                                                                      3

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                                         4

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

4.          UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS                                       4

             First km/Last km Transit Challenge                                                4

             Gondola Feasibility/Constructability Study Cost                        4

             Bike Sharing Program Viability                                                        4

             Bike Parking Spaces                                                                           4

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        City Plan Phase 2: Building Foundations                                     4

6.2        Infill Implementation                                                                            5

6.3        Row Housing Location Criteria - Residential

             Infill Guidelines Possible Amendments                                         5

6.4        105 Avenue (Columbia Avenue) Preliminary Design                 6

6.5        101 Avenue Corridor Active Transportation

             Opportunities                                                                                        6

6.6        Implementation and Progress of the Touch the

             Water Promenade                                                                                7

6.7        Urban Form Business Transformation - Update 2                     7

6.8        Revised Business Model and Reserve Policy                             8

6.9        Shared use path feasibility along CPR

             right-of-way (Strathcona/Garneau)                                                  9

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                9

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           9

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   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 M. Walters called the meeting to order at        9:30 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

That the November 13, 2018, Urban Planning Committee agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the October 30, 2018, Urban Planning Committee meeting minutes be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

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, 6.4, 6.5, 6.7, 6.8 and 6.9.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee hear from the following speakers, in panels where appropriate:

6.2  Infill Implementation

  • M. Samji, Infill Edmonton

 

6.4 105 Avenue (Columbia Avenue) Preliminary Design

 

  • S. MacLean, MacEwan University
  • L. Viarobo, North Edge Business Improvement Area
  • W. Champion, Central McDougall Community League
  • R. Shuttleworth, Queen Mary Park Community League
  • S. Fall, North Edmonton Business Association

 

6.5 101 Avenue Corridor Active Transportation

      Opportunities

 

  • J. Paquette, Forest Terrace Heights Community League
  • D. Schneider, The Greater Hardisty Community Sustainability Coalition
  •  

6.7   Urban Form Business Transformation - Update 2

 

  • M. Samji, Infill Edmonton
  • B. Hoffman, National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (Edmonton)

 

6.8  Revised Business Model and Reserve Policy

  • B. Hoffman, National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (Edmonton)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

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.

UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS

 

First km/Last km Transit Challenge

 

 

 

Revised Due Date: First Quarter 2019, Urban Planning Committee (approved at the November 6, 2018, Agenda Review Committee)

 

 

Gondola Feasibility/Constructability Study Cost

 

 

 

Revised Due Date: To be determined, Urban Planning Committee (approved at the November 6, 2018, Agenda Review Committee)

 

 

Bike Sharing Program Viability

 

 

 

Revised Due Date: March 19, 2019, Urban Planning Committee (approved at the November 6, 2018, Agenda Review Committee)

 

 

Bike Parking Spaces

 

 

 

Revised Due Date: March 19, 2019, Urban Planning Committee (approved at the November 6, 2018, Agenda Review Committee)

 

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

City Plan Phase 2: Building Foundations

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, City Manager; K. Anderson, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and C. Dyke, Communications and Engagement, made a presentation.

K. Anderson and M. Strong, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and C. Dyke, Communications and Engagement, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the November 13, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6407, be received for information.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.2

Infill Implementation

 

 

 

P. Ohm and H. Quan, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

M. Samji, Infill Edmonton, made a presentation.

P. Ohm and P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and               L. Cochrane, City Manager, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That the November 13, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6223, be received for information.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.3

Row Housing Location Criteria - Residential Infill Guidelines Possible Amendments

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the November 13, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6350, be received for information.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.4

105 Avenue (Columbia Avenue) Preliminary Design

 

 

 

J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation.

S. MacLean, MacEwan University; L. Viarobo, North Edge Business Improvement Area; W. Champion, Central McDougall Community League; and S. Fall, North Edmonton Business Association, made presentations.

S. MacLean, MacEwan University; L. Viarobo, North Edge Business Improvement Area; and W. Champion, Central McDougall Community League, answered the Committee's questions.

J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services; and P. Ohm, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the November 13, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_6409, be received for information.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.5

101 Avenue Corridor Active Transportation Opportunities

 

 

 

R. Toohey, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

J. Paquette, Forest Terrace Heights Community League; and D. Schneider, The Greater Hardisty Community Sustainability Coalition, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

R. Toohey, P. Ohm and P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the November 13, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6127, be received for information.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

101 Avenue Corridor: Active Transportation Prioritization and Funding Plan

That Administration provide a report on the implications of prioritizing actions 7 - 10 within existing operating budget as outlined in the November 13, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6127.

City Ops.

 

Due By:
Mar. 19, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.6

Implementation and Progress of the Touch the Water Promenade

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the November 13, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_5147, be received for information.

 

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.7

Urban Form Business Transformation - Update 2

 

 

 

S. McCabe, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

M. Samji, Infill Edmonton; and B. Hoffman, National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (Edmonton), made presentations.

S. McCabe and P. Ohm, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the November 13, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6037, be received for information.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.8

Revised Business Model and Reserve Policy

 

 

 

S. McCabe, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

B. Hoffman, National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (Edmonton), made a presentation.

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That Policy C610 Fiscal Policy for the Planning and Development Business, as set out in Attachment 3 of the November 13, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6035, be approved.

2.    That Policy C557 Current Planning Branch - Revised Business Model be repealed.

3.    That Policy C570 Current Planning Reserve be repealed.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.9

Shared use path feasibility along CPR right-of-way (Strathcona/Garneau)

 

 

 

P. Ohm, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

P. Ohm, D. Vriend and P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and R. Olson, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That the November 13, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6419, be received for information.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor M. Walters asked if there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:54 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk