COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


June 25, 2012  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, *T. Caterina

*Councillor T. Caterina was named a Member of the Committee to maintain quorum, pursuant to section 151(1), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

E. Gibbons

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Henderson, J. Batty

A. Sinclair, 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                                                                                      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                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Family and Community Support Services Funding -

             Request for Increase                                                                           4

5.2        Financial Requirements of iHuman Project                                  4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Monto: The Spirit of Edmonton Proposal -

             Implementation of the proposal presented by

             Lewis Cardinal of the Indigenous Peoples' Arts

             and Culture Coalition                                                                          5

6.2        Expression of Interest for Development of Beach

             Play Area at Hawrelak Park                                                               6

6.3        CASA - Development of a Strategy - Funding Request             6

6.4        Multi-sport Tournament and Recreation Site -

             Lease Agreements                                                                               7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                8

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           8

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

               NOTICE                                                                                                 8

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  8

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi called the meeting to order at 9:35 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the June 25, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

6.1  Monto: The Spirit of Edmonton Proposal - Implementation of the proposal presented by Lewis Cardinal of the Indigenous Peoples' Arts and Culture Coalition

6.2  Expression of Interest for Development of Beach Play Area at Hawrelak Park

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the June 11, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

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 and 6.3

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

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

6.1  Monto: The Spirit of Edmonton Proposal - Implementation of the proposal by Lewis Cardinal of the Indigenous Peoples' Arts and Culture Coalition

·         L. Cardinal, Indigenous Peoples' Art and Culture Coalition

·         2. D. Faber, Indigenous Peoples’ Art and Culture Coalition

6.3  CASA - Development of a Strategy - Funding Request

·         D. Copus, CASA

·         G. Dechant, CASA

·         G. Harris, CASA

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the following items be made time specific:

First item of business:

6.1   Monto – The Sprit of Edmonton Proposal – Implementation of the proposal presented by Lewis Cardinal of the Indigenous Peoples’ Arts and Culture Coalition

Second item of business:

6.3  CASA - Development of a Strategy - Funding Request  

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Family and Community Support Services Funding - Request for Increase

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of August 20, 2012, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Aug. 20, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

5.2

Financial Requirements of iHuman Project

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of November 5, 2012, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Nov. 5, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Monto: The Spirit of Edmonton Proposal - Implementation of the proposal presented by Lewis Cardinal of the Indigenous Peoples' Arts and Culture Coalition

 

 

 

K. Barnhart, Community Services, made a presentation.

L. Cardinal and D. Faber, Indigenous Peoples' Art and Culture Coalition, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

Monto:  The Spirit of Edmonton Proposal - Update

That Administration review the Monto: The Spirit of Edmonton Proposal and provide a report to Community Services Committee with an interim environmental scan and analysis of the Proposal with a focus to assist with the coordination of the Proposal and big pictures of plans within the Aboriginals/Indigenous Peoples' community for recognition and/or celebrations in 2017.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Nov. 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

Potential City Projects/Initiatives for Canada's 150 Celebration in 2017

That Administration provide a report to Community Services Committee with a complete list of all City projects/initiatives that could be potential 2017 celebration projects and projects that could be part of an application for grant funding from the Federal Government.

City Manager

Due Date: Aug. 20, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

6.2

Expression of Interest for Development of Beach Play Area at Hawrelak Park

 

 

 

J. Kabarchuck, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

Development of Beach Play Area at Hawrelak Park – Request for Proposal

That Administration prepare a Request for Proposal for the preliminary design that meets the requirements of theme two "Wading and Play Area with Beach", as outlined in the June 25, 2012, Community Services report 2012CS9544.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Aug. 20, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

6.3

CASA - Development of a Strategy - Funding Request

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation.

G. Harris, D. Copus and G. Dechant, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  A handout provided by D. Copus, was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

L. Cochrane, General Manager, and L. Brenneis, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions. 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

  1. That the CASA capital funding request for a new facility from the City of Edmonton be denied, as it exceeds municipal responsibility.
  2. That the Mayor on behalf of City Council send a letter to the Province of Alberta and to the Federal Government strongly supporting CASA's funding request for a new facility in Edmonton.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

6.4

Multi-sport Tournament and Recreation Site - Lease Agreements

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That three separate lease agreements between the City of Edmonton and

1. Edmonton Minor Soccer Association

2. MTRS Club Soccer

3. Punjab United Sport and Heritage Association,

as outlined in the June 25, 2012, Community services report 2012CSP017, be approved and that the agreements be acceptable in form and content to the City Manager.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

City Manager

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 12:06 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk