CITY COUNCIL

 

MINUTES


September 18/20, 2018  –  Council Chamber

 

 

PRESENT

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton,
*B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

*Participated partially by telephone

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

L. Cochrane, City Manager
D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk
M. de Guzman, 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                                                                           3

1.4        Protocol Items                                                                                      3

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             4

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      4

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              4

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         4

2.4        Vote on Bylaws not Selected for Debate                                      4

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

3.1        Sod (B. Esslinger)                                                                               4

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               5

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Metro Line Update                                                                               5

6.2        Internal Controls on Reserve Spending                                        7

6.3        Community Projects Working Group - Progress Update         7

6.4        Woodbend/Big Island Provincial Park Project Update              7

6.5        Current Planning Reserve - Replenishment of Funds              8

6.6        Fort Edmonton Park Train Barn Rehabilitation                           8

6.7        Residential and Commercial Tax Classification                         9

6.8        Access without Fear to Municipal Services -

             Stakeholder Consultation                                                                  9

6.9        Approach to Community Recreation Facility

             Planning in Edmonton                                                                     10

7.          BYLAWS                                                                                              10

7.1        Bylaw 18339 - To authorize the City of Edmonton

             to construct, finance and assess Sidewalk

             Reconstruction Local Improvements in the

             Allendale Neighbourhood - Crown Land                                    10

7.2        Bylaw 18337 - To authorize the City of Edmonton

             to construct, finance and assess Sidewalk

             Reconstruction Local Improvements in the Prince

             Charles Neighbourhood - Crown Land                                       11

7.3        Bylaw 18550 - Bylaw Amendments to Edmonton Design

             Committee Bylaw 14054                                                                  11

7.4        Bylaw 18451 - Amendments to the Business Licence

             Bylaw 13138: Maintenance Amendments                                   12

7.5        Bylaw 18512 - Amendments to Business Licence

             Bylaw 13138 - Recommendations for Business

             License Fee Reduction Related To Home-Based

             Businesses                                                                                         13

7.6        Bylaw 18397 - Amendments to Bylaw 14614 - Public

             Places Bylaw - Additional Information                                         13

8.          MOTIONS PENDING                                                                         15

8.1        Reduction of Proposed Tax Increase (A. Knack)                     15

9.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                         16

9.1        Chief Recruitment Process - Verbal report                                17

9.2        Bargaining Update - Verbal report                                                18

9.3        Contractual Update - Verbal Report                                             20

9.4        City Charter - Verbal report                                                             22

10.        NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                24

10.1      Changes to Council Calendar (T. Caterina)                               24

10.2      Pending Infrastructure Projects (D. Iveson)                              25

11.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                25

 

 

 

 

Carried

Carried

See minutes

 

See minutes

None

None

See minutes

 

See minutes
None

None

 

Carried

Carried

Carried

Carried

Carried

Carried

Carried

 

Carried

 

Action

 



Second and Third readings

 

 

Second and Third readings

 

Three readings

 

Three readings

 

 

 

Postponed

 

Third reading

 

Carried

 

Carried

Action

Carried

Deleted

 

 

Carried

See minutes

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson called the meeting to order at 9:32 a.m., and acknowledged that Council meets on the traditional land of Treaty 6 Territory. He also acknowledged the diverse Indigenous peoples whose ancestors' footsteps have marked this territory for centuries such as: Cree, Dene, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Nakota Sioux, as well as Metis and Inuit, and now settlers from around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the September 18/20, 2018, City Council meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Deletion:

·         9.4  City Charter – Verbal report - PRIVATE

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved A. Knack - M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the following City Council meeting minutes be adopted:

·         September 4/5, 2018, City Council

·         September 5, 2018, City Council Public Hearing

·         September 7, 2018, City Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

Rio Terrace School(D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 5/6 class from Rio Terrace School and their teacher, R. Sarrate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee:
J. Rae Greening (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, congratulated
J. Rae Greening who was inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame when she received the Stan Kless Builder Award. She is recognized as being among some of the country's finest producers, music publishers, event managers and distributors who have contributed significantly to the advancement of country music in Canada.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edmonton Firefighter C. Scott (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, recognized the exceptional life-saving efforts of firefighter, C. Scott.
On April 16, 2018, C. Scott was on his way to work when he witnessed a car crash on the Campbell Road exit from Anthony Henday Drive. Driver D. Liska had gone into medical distress and lost control of his vehicle which had burst into flames. C. Scott arrived at the scene, climbed in the back seat, through billowing smoke and freed D. Liska from the wreckage and pulled him to safety, with the help of another good samaritan.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate:  6.1, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 9.1, 9.2 and 9.3.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

2.4

Vote on Bylaws not Selected for Debate

 

 

 

See items 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 7.4.

 

 

 

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

3.1

Sod (B. Esslinger)

 

 

 

Would Administration prepare a report on the process that the city and our contractors use in the placement and long term survival of sod throughout the city including but not limited to neighborhood renewal and collector road renewal?

City Ops.

Due by:
Jan. 2019

Community and Pub. Svcs. Committee

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Metro Line Update

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, City Manager; and A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. M. Bohn, Financial and Corporate Services (Law), answered Council's questions.

Council met in private at 5:24 p.m., Tuesday September 18, 2018, pursuant to sections 24, 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson (Mayor)

·         T. Cartmell (Councillor)

·         B. Esslinger (Councillor)

·         S. Hamilton (Councillor)

·         A. Knack (Councillor)

·         S. McKeen (Councillor)

·         M. Nickel (Councillor)

·         A. Paquette (Councillor)

·         M. Walters (Councillor)

·         L. Cochrane, City Manager

·         D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk

·         M. de Guzman, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services

·         S. Padbury, Acting Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services

·         P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development

·         C. Owen, Deputy City Manager, Communications and Engagement

·         G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations

·         J. Foord, Citizen Services (Deputy City Manager Delegate)

·         B. Miekle, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         R. Jevne, Citizen Services (Subject matter expert)

·         N. Poirier, Citizen Services (Subject matter expert)

·         L. Fenger, Financial and Corporate Services (Legal Advisor)

·         M. Bohn, Financial and Corporate Services (Legal advisor)

·         C. Nelson, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         C. McKeown, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         J. Badry, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         M. Laban, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Holstead, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         N. Alampi, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         E. Gyorfi, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         E. Robar, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Turner, Communications and Engagement (Communications Advisor)

·         L. Yarmon, Communications and Engagement (Communications Advisor)

·         T. Lucas, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         B. Smid, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Gentile, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         Q. Nicholson, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

·         J. Cobb, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Oxford, Communications and Engagement (Communications Advisor)

Council met in public at 11:17 a.m., Thursday
September 20, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

1.    That the September 18, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_5428, be received for information.

2.    That Attachment 1 of the September 18, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_5428 remain private pursuant to sections 24 (advice from officials), 25 (disclosure harmful to economic and other interests of a public body) and 27 (privileged information) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, T. Cartmell, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson,
M. Walters

 

6.2

Internal Controls on Reserve Spending

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the September 18, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_5904rev, be received for information.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

6.3

Community Projects Working Group - Progress Update

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

Community Projects Working Group - Progress Update

That Administration provide a report updating the progress and recommendations arising from the Community Projects Working Group.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
Jan. 2019

Exec. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

6.4

Woodbend/Big Island Provincial Park Project Update

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

Woodbend/Big Island Provincial Park Project Update

That Administration prepare a report to Executive Committee providing background on the Woodbend/Big Island Provincial Park project, and an update as to what has occurred in the discussions with the Province since the September 2017 Council report.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due by:
Oct. 15, 2018

Exec. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

6.5

Current Planning Reserve - Replenishment of Funds

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, City Manager; S. Padbury, Acting Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services; and P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That a total of $12.5 million be transferred from the Financial Stabilization Reserve to the Current Planning Reserve on a one-time basis in 2018.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel, A. Paquette

 

6.6

Fort Edmonton Park Train Barn Rehabilitation

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager and J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services; and L. Cochrane, City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved T. Cartmell - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Capital Profile 18-12-1101 Fort Edmonton Park Train Barn Rehabilitation, be funded, as outlined in the
September 10, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_6196.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, T. Cartmell, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton,
B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen, A. Paquette,
M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, M. Nickel

 

6.7

Residential and Commercial Tax Classification

 

 

 

R. Risling, Financial and Corporate Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the September 10, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_4824, be received for information.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

6.8

Access without Fear to Municipal Services - Stakeholder Consultation

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, J. Foord and M. Chow, Citizen Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved S. McKeen - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That City Policy C606 Access to Municipal Services Without Fear Policy as set out in Attachment 1 of the September 12, 2018, Citizen Services report CR_5138, be approved.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen, A. Paquette,
M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, M. Nickel

 

6.9

Approach to Community Recreation Facility Planning in Edmonton

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager and R. Jevne, Citizen Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved S. McKeen - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the Approach to Community Recreation Facility Planning in Edmonton, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the September 12, 2018, Citizen Services report CR_5746, be approved.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen,
M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

B. Esslinger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

Unified Approach to Recreation Centre Operations and Fees

That Administration consult with YMCA's and regional partners on a unified approach to operating and fees at recreation centres and provide a report back to Committee in Second Quarter 2019.

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
Jun. 2019

Community and Pub. Svcs. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

7.

BYLAWS

7.1

Bylaw 18339 - To authorize the City of Edmonton to construct, finance and assess Sidewalk Reconstruction Local Improvements in the Allendale Neighbourhood - Crown Land

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18339 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18339 be read a third time.

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

7.2

Bylaw 18337 - To authorize the City of Edmonton to construct, finance and assess Sidewalk Reconstruction Local Improvements in the Prince Charles Neighbourhood - Crown Land

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18337 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18337 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

7.3

Bylaw 18550 - Bylaw Amendments to Edmonton Design Committee Bylaw 14054

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18550 be read a first time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18550 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18550 be considered for third reading.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18550 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

7.4

Bylaw 18451 - Amendments to the Business Licence Bylaw 13138: Maintenance Amendments

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18451 be read a first time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18451 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18451 be considered for third reading.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18451 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

7.5

Bylaw 18512 - Amendments to Business Licence Bylaw 13138 - Recommendations for Business License Fee Reduction Related To Home-Based Businesses

 

 

Moved M. Walters - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18512 be postponed to the October 9, 2018, City Council meeting.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Postponed: Oct. 9, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

7.6

Bylaw 18397 - Amendments to Bylaw 14614 - Public Places Bylaw - Additional Information

 

 

 

D. Aitken, Citizen Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved S. McKeen - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18397 be read a third time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

D. Aitken, Citizen Services and V. Lee, Financial and Corporate Services (Law), answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the following amendments be made:

·         amend section 6 by replacing “10 metres” with
“5 metres” under section 12(1)(e).

·         amend section 7 by replacing “10 metres” with
“5 metres” under section 12.1(1)(e).

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

D. Iveson, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton,
B. Henderson, S. McKeen

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Cartmell, B. Esslinger, A. Knack, M. Nickel,
A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Motion, put:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18397 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen, A. Paquette,
M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, M. Nickel

 

 

Moved S. McKeen - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

Challenges and Data on Enforcement of Bylaw 14614

That Administration provide a report in Second Quarter 2019 to Committee on any challenges on enforcement of Bylaw 14614 along with data on the number of tickets issued.

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
Jun. 2019

Community and Pub. Svcs. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

8.

MOTIONS PENDING

8.1

Reduction of Proposed Tax Increase (A. Knack)

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved A. Knack - J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

Reduction of Proposed Tax Increase

That Administration provide a list of possible services that could be reduced, changed, or eliminated in order to further reduce any proposed tax increase. This list is to include options that would allow us to achieve budget reductions equivalent to 1% of the tax levy ($16.1 million), a 2% reduction ($32.2 million), a 3% reduction ($48.3 million), and a 4% reduction ($64.4 million). This list to be provided with the budget package.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due Date: Nov. 28, 2018

City Council Budget

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

 

Moved M. Walters - T. Cartmell:

 

 

 

Benchmarking and Productivity Analysis (Fulltime Equivalents, Program and Service Review and Earned Days Off)

That Administration provide a report on the following:

1.    the historical trend of FTE’s/capita for the City of Edmonton and any known municipal benchmarks or metrics of FTE’s/capita for other Canadian cities (i.e. Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary, Ottawa). 

2.    based on the programs and services identified within the Program and Services Review, identify which are predominantly in the jurisdiction of another order of government and to which of those the City of Edmonton currently allocates operating funding.

3.    a productivity analysis of the earned days off (EDO) program and how it affects efficient and effective provision of City services and employee attraction and retention.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

Due Date:
Nov. 28, 2018

City Council Budget

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

9.

PRIVATE REPORTS

 

Moved B. Esslinger - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Council meet in private pursuant to sections 17, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the discussion of items 9.1 and 9.2.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in private at 12:11 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Banga - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Council meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in public at 2:32 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved A. Paquette - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Council meet in private pursuant to sections 24, 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the discussion of items 6.1 and 9.3.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in private at 5:24 p.m., Tuesday September 18, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Council meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, T. Cartmell, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson,
M. Walters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in public at 11:17 a.m., Thursday
September 20, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

9.1

Chief Recruitment Process - Verbal report

 

 

 

Council met in private at 12:11 p.m., pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson (Mayor)

·         M. Banga (Councillor)

·         T. Cartmell (Councillor)

·         T. Caterina (Councillor)

·         J. Dziadyk (Councillor)

·         B. Esslinger (Councillor)

·         S. Hamilton (Councillor)

·         B. Henderson (Councillor)

·         A. Knack (Councillor)

·         S. McKeen (Councillor)

·         M. Nickel (Councillor)

·         A. Paquette (Councillor)

·         M. Walters (Councillor)

·         D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk

·         M. de Guzman, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         M. Ruth, Edmonton Police Commission (Subject matter expert)

·         T. O'Brien, Edmonton Police Commission (Subject matter expert)

Council met in public at 2:32 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

1.    That the September 18, 2018, Edmonton Police Commission verbal report on Chief Recruitment Process, be received for information.

2.    That the September 18, 2018, Edmonton Police Commission verbal report on Chief Recruitment Process remain private pursuant to sections 17 (disclosure harmful to personal privacy) and 24 (advice from officials) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Police Commission

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

9.2

Bargaining Update - Verbal report

 

 

 

Council met in private at 12:11 p.m., pursuant to sections 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson (Mayor)

·         M. Banga (Councillor)

·         T. Cartmell (Councillor)

·         T. Caterina (Councillor)

·         J. Dziadyk (Councillor)

·         B. Esslinger (Councillor)

·         S. Hamilton (Councillor)

·         B. Henderson (Councillor)

·         A. Knack (Councillor)

·         S. McKeen (Councillor)

·         M. Nickel (Councillor)

·         A. Paquette (Councillor)

·         M. Walters (Councillor)

·         L. Cochrane, City Manager

·         D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk

·         M. de Guzman, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         R. Kits, Acting Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         S. Padbury, Acting Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services

·         P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development

·         C. Owen, Deputy City Manager, Communications and Engagement

·         G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations

·         K. Armstrong, Deputy City Manager, Employee Services

·         R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services

·         A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

·         J. Cobb, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

·         M. Beliveau, Employee Services  (Subject matter expert)

·         D. Traynor, Employee Services (Subject matter expert)

Council met in public at 2:32 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters - M. Banga:

 

 

 

1.    That Attachment 1 be added to the September 18, 2018, Employee Services verbal report on Bargaining Update.

2.    That the recommendation set out in Attachment 1 to the September 18, 2018, Employee Services verbal report on Bargaining Update, be approved.

3.    That the September 18, 2018, Employee Services verbal report on Bargaining Update remain private pursuant to sections 24 (advice from officials) and 25 (disclosure harmful to economic and other interests of a public body) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Bargaining Update

4.    That Administration conduct and conclude all negotiations with the relevant Union to reach tentative agreements, and return to Executive Committee or City Council for approval.

Employee Svcs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Due by:
To be determined

Exec. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

9.3

Contractual Update - Verbal Report

 

 

 

Council met in private at 5:24 p.m., Tuesday September 18, 2018, pursuant to sections 24, 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson (Mayor)

·         T. Cartmell (Councillor)

·         B. Esslinger (Councillor)

·         S. Hamilton (Councillor)

·         A. Knack (Councillor)

·         S. McKeen (Councillor)

·         M. Nickel (Councillor)

·         A. Paquette (Councillor)

·         M. Walters (Councillor)

·         L. Cochrane, City Manager

·         D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk

·         M. de Guzman, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services

·         S. Padbury, Acting Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services

·         P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development

·         C. Owen, Deputy City Manager, Communications and Engagement

·         G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations

·         J. Foord, Citizen Services (Deputy City Manager Delegate)

·         B. Miekle, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         N. Poirier, Citizen Services (Subject matter expert)

·         L. Fenger, Financial and Corporate Services (Legal Advisor)

·         M. Bohn, Financial and Corporate Services (Legal advisor)

·         C. Nelson, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         C. McKeown, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         J. Badry, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         M. Laban, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Holstead, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         N. Alampi, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         E. Gyorfi, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         E. Robar, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Turner, Communications and Engagement (Communications Advisor)

·         L. Yarmon, Communications and Engagement (Communications Advisor)

·         T. Lucas, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         B. Smid, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Gentile, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         Q. Nicholson, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

·         J. Cobb, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Oxford, Communications and Engagement (Communications Advisor)

Council met in public at 11:17 a.m., Thursday
September 20, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

1.    That the September 18, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services verbal report on Contractual Update, be received for information.

2.    That the September 18, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services verbal report on Contractual Update remain private pursuant to sections 24 (advice from officials), 25 (disclosure harmful to economic and other interests of a public body) and 27 (privileged information) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, T. Cartmell, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson,
M. Walters

 

9.4

City Charter - Verbal report

 

 

 

This item was deleted. See item 1.2.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

10.1

Changes to Council Calendar (T. Caterina)

 

 

 

Councillor T. Caterina requested permission to make a motion without notice regarding changes to the Council Calendar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Council waive the rules on providing notice of motion as set out in section 32 of Bylaw 18155 - Council Procedures Bylaw to allow Councillor T. Caterina to make a motion without notice regarding changes to the Council Calendar.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the December 14, 2018, City Council Budget continuation meeting from
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., be changed to adjourn at 12 noon.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

10.2

Pending Infrastructure Projects (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council, he would move the following:

That Administration bring a report with the forthcoming city budget identifying which pending infrastructure projects in the four- and 10-year plans could be funded in whole or in part by new cost-allocation tools available to the city in the recently-revised Municipal Government Act and/or City Charter.

·         Notice of Motion Given: September 18/20, 2018,
City Council

 

 

 

 

 

11.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:20 a.m., Thursday
September 20, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

______________________                                   ______________________

Chair                                                                          City Clerk