COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


August 17, 2015  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

T. Caterina, B. Esslinger, E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry
S. McKerry, 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                                                                           3

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                                                                 3

4.          REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING      3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

5.1        Amendment to the Community Standards Bylaw 14600

             – Fire Pits                                                                                               3

5.2        Wildlife Management (M. Walters)                                                   4

5.3        Amendment to Bylaw 14614 – Public Places Bylaw                  4

5.4        Framework for Partnership Agreement with Edmonton

             Federation of Community Leagues                                                4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Whitemud Equine Centre - Lease Agreement                              5

6.2        Whitemud Equine Centre - Lease Agreement (Updated)          5

6.3        Exemption from Leadership in Energy and

             Environmental Design Silver Certification -

             Whitemud Equine Centre                                                                   6

6.4        Whitemud Equine Centre Project Funding                                   6

6.5        Whitemud Equine Centre - Sponsorship Concept

             Approval                                                                                                 7

6.6        Edmonton Heritage Council 2014 Annual Report                      7

6.7        Louise McKinney Riverfront Park - Environmental

             Impact Assessment and Site Location Study                              7

6.8        Fort Edmonton Park Water Utilities - Sole Source

             Agreement                                                                                             8

6.9        Fort Edmonton Park Management Company - Funding

             Agreement for Catering Kitchen                                                      8

6.10      Edmonton Arts Council – Community Investment

             Program – Travel Grant Recommendations                                 9

6.11      Edmonton Arts Council – Community Investment

             Program – Arts Building Operating Grant

             Recommendations                                                                              9

6.12      Edmonton Arts Council – Community Investment

             Program – Community Arts Project Grant

             Recommendations                                                                            10

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                              10

7.1        Community Recreation Centres - Security - (M. Nickel)          10

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 D. Loken called the meeting to order at 9:31 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the August 17, 2015, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following change:

Deletion:

6.1  Whitemud Equine Centre - Lease Agreement

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the June 29, 2015, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

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: 6.6 and 7.1.

 

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.

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Amendment to the Community Standards Bylaw 14600 – Fire Pits

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of August 31, 2015, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Aug. 31, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

5.2

Wildlife Management (M. Walters)

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of August 31, 2015, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Aug. 31, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

5.3

Amendment to Bylaw 14614 – Public Places Bylaw

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of August 31, 2015, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Aug. 31, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

5.4

Framework for Partnership Agreement with Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of September 14, 2015, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Sep. 14, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Whitemud Equine Centre - Lease Agreement

 

 

 

Item 6.1 was deleted from the agenda.  See items 1.2 and 6.2.

 

6.2

Whitemud Equine Centre - Lease Agreement (Updated)

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the lease agreement between the City of Edmonton and the Whitemud Equine Learning Centre Association, as outlined in Attachment 2 of the August 17, 2015, Community Services report CR_2448rev be approved, and that the lease agreement be acceptable in form and content to the City Manager.

Community Svcs.

City Manager

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

6.3

Exemption from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver Certification - Whitemud Equine Centre

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That an exemption to City Policy C532 - Sustainable Building Policy Leadership in Energy and Environment Design Silver Certification for the Whitemud Equine Centre Riding Arena Replacement Project, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

6.4

Whitemud Equine Centre Project Funding

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That an agreement between the City of Edmonton and the Whitemud Equine Learning Centre Association, outlining responsibilities and partner funding for the Whitemud Equine Centre Riding Arena Replacement project, as outlined in the June 29, 2015, Community Services report CR_2411 be approved, and that the agreement be acceptable in form and content to the City Manager.

2.    That the transfer of $1.5 million from the Building and Facility Rehabilitation Composite capital profile
#CM-75-0100 to the Whitemud Equine Centre capital profile #12-21-5742, to combine the arena replacement and rehabilitation work, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

6.5

Whitemud Equine Centre - Sponsorship Concept Approval

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That concept approval be given for the Whitemud Equine Learning Centre Association to seek facility naming rights in support of the operation and development of the Whitemud Equine Centre subject to the conditions outlined in the Facility Name Sale Policy C477A.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

6.6

Edmonton Heritage Council 2014 Annual Report

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Community Services, and S. Das and D. Ridley, Edmonton Heritage Council, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the August 17, 2015, Community Services report CR_2600, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

6.7

Louise McKinney Riverfront Park - Environmental Impact Assessment and Site Location Study

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the Environmental Impact Assessment and Site Location Study, as outlined in Attachments 1 and 2 of the August 17, 2015, Community Services report CR_2410, be approved.

2.    That the location of the park elements, as outlined in Attachment 2 of the August 17, 2015, Community Services report CR_2410, be deemed essential and approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

6.8

Fort Edmonton Park Water Utilities - Sole Source Agreement

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That a sole source agreement between the City of Edmonton and EPCOR Water Services Inc., to upgrade the water service connection from Brander Gardens as the initial phase of the Fort Edmonton Park Utility Replacement project, for an amount not to exceed $2,500,000 plus GST, be approved, and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

Community Svcs.

City Manager

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

6.9

Fort Edmonton Park Management Company - Funding Agreement for Catering Kitchen

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That a funding agreement in the amount of $1.8 million between the City of Edmonton and the Fort Edmonton Management Company to fund the Fort Edmonton Park Catering Kitchen Project, as outlined in the August 17, 2015, Community Services report CR_2664 be approved, and that the agreement be acceptable in form and content to the City Manager

2.    That a Municipal Improvement Agreement between the City of Edmonton and the Fort Edmonton Management Company, as outlined in the August 17, 2015, Community Services report CR_2664, be approved and that the agreement be acceptable in form and content to the City Manager.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

6.10

Edmonton Arts Council – Community Investment Program – Travel Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Travel Grants as set out in Attachment 1 of the August 17, 2015, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_2823, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

6.11

Edmonton Arts Council – Community Investment Program – Arts Building Operating Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations for Operating Grants as set out in Attachment 1 of the August 17, 2015, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_2824, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

6.12

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

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations for Community Arts Project Grants, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the Edmonton Arts Council report CR_2834, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Community Recreation Centres - Security - (M. Nickel)

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, and R. Smyth, Community Services; and J. Graham and T. Rocchio, Edmonton Police Service, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the August 17, 2015, Community Services report CR_2387, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor D. Loken asked whether there were any notices of motion.  There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:45 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk