COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


June 26, 2019  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, D. Iveson, M. Walters, J. Dziadyk

Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 15(3), Council Committees Bylaw 18156
Councillor M. Banga was absent for a portion of the meeting due to City business and participated by telephone.

Councillor J. Dziadyk was named a Member of Committee, for a portion of the meeting, to maintain quorum, pursuant to section 17 (1) of the Council Committees Bylaw 18156.

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

T. Cartmell, J. Dziadyk, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Nickel
L. Cochrane, City Manager
K. Gibson, Office of the City Clerk
R. Yusuf, 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                                         4

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

3.1        Relocation or Disposition of City-Owned Livestock                  4

4.          UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS                                       4

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Future Cannabis Lounge Regulations                                          5

5.2        Policy for Helping Vulnerable Residents During

             Extreme Weather Incidents                                                               5

5.3        Unified Approach to Recreation Centre Operations

             and Fees                                                                                                 5

5.4        Challenges and Data on Enforcement of Bylaw 14614             5

5.5        LRT Station Security Update                                                           6

5.6        Recreation Facilities - Financial Options                                       6

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              6

6.1        Recover: Edmonton's Urban Wellness Plan -

             Governance Structure                                                                        6

6.2        Snow and Ice Control - Pilot Update                                              7

6.3        Impacts and Actual Costs of Cannabis Legalization                 8

6.4        Edmonton Police Commission - Efficiency Factor

             Business Case                                                                                     8

6.5        Turf Management Policy                                                                   8

6.6        Bylaw 18891 - Amendment to the Public Places

             Bylaw 14614 Shisha and Waterpipe Smoking -

             Engagement with Stakeholders                                                       9

6.7        Integrated Pest Management Policy                                            10

6.8        Current Leasing Status of the Orange Hub - Update               11

6.9        Nature-based Playgrounds                                                            11

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                              11

7.1        Snow and Ice Complaints Process (A. Knack)                          11

7.2        Snow and Ice Contacts to 311 (A. Paquette)                              12

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                         12

8.1        Purchase Approval for Edmonton Police Service

             Replacement of Air 2                                                                         12

8.2        City of Edmonton Youth Council - Chair Interview

             and Shortlisting of Candidates                                                      13

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                14

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                14

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor S. Hamilton called the meeting to order at
9:31 a.m.

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the June 26, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following change:

 

 

Request for Postponement: 

That the June 26, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_6897, be postponed to the July 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting.

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
Jul. 10, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the June 12, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

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 debate: 6.1, 6.2, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.9, 7.1, 7.2 and 8.2.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee hear from the following speakers, in panels when appropriate:

6.1    Recover: Edmonton's Urban Wellness Plan - Governance Structure

·         P. Brown, Recover

·         J. Ku, Urban Matters

·         N. Winter

6.2    Snow and Ice Control

·   C. Gersdorff

·   J. Pisesky, Accessibility Advisory Committee

·   T. LaRiviere, Accessibility Advisory Committee

·   J. Riley

·   J. Lawrence, Tiger Calcium

·   G. Mahura, Tiger Calcium

·   P. Nagel, Tiger Calcium

·   A. Potts

·   J. Ragsdale

6.5     Turf Management Policy

·               Sheryl McCumsey, Pesticide Free Edmonton
(Participated in the meeting by phone as per Schedule A sections (1) and (3) of the Procedures Bylaw)

·               Raquel Feroe

6.6 Bylaw 18891 - Amendment to the Public Places Bylaw 14614 Shisha and Waterpipe Smoking -Engagement with Stakeholders

·         L. Hagen, Action on Smoking and Health

·         A. Webb, Canadian Cancer Society

6.7     Integrated Pest Management Policy

·                  D. Montgomery

·                  R. Olstad, Edmonton Chapter of the Council of Canadians (Participated in the meeting by phone as per Schedule A sections (1) and (3) of the Procedures Bylaw)

·                  S. McCumsey, Pesticide Free Edmonton
(Participated in the meeting by phone as per Schedule A sections (1) and (3) of the Procedures Bylaw)

·                  R. Feroe

·                  T. Pulfer

6.9    Nature-based Playgrounds 

·                  L. Robinson

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

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

3.1

Relocation or Disposition of City-Owned Livestock (M. Nickel)

 

 

 

Can Administration provide a report summarizing the new or modified processes for the relocation or disposition of City-owned livestock and animals implemented since January 2019?

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
Oct 2, 2019

 

4.

UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Future Cannabis Lounge Regulations

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of February 2020, be approved.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Feb. 2020

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

5.2

Policy for Helping Vulnerable Residents During Extreme Weather Incidents

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of July 10, 2019 be approved.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Jul. 10, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

5.3

Unified Approach to Recreation Centre Operations and Fees

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of July 10, 2019 be approved.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Jul. 10, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

5.4

Challenges and Data on Enforcement of Bylaw 14614

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of July 10, 2019, be approved.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Jul. 10, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

5.5

LRT Station Security Update

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of October 2, 2019, be approved.

 

City Ops.

Due Date:
Oct. 2, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

5.6

Recreation Facilities - Financial Options

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of September 18, 2019, be approved.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Sept. 18, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Recover: Edmonton's Urban Wellness Plan - Governance Structure

 

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager; S. Coward, Citizen Services; and L. Wong, MacEwan University, made a presentation.

 

P. Brown, Recover; J. Ku, Urban Matters; and N. Winters made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, S. Coward and
K. Tang, Citizen Services; and L. Wong, MacEwan University, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the June 26, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_6353, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, D. Iveson, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.2

Snow and Ice Control - Pilot Update

 

 

 

Items 6.2, 7.1 and 7.2 were dealt with together.

 

 

 

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager and J. Tecklenborg, City Operations; R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services; and R. Klatchuk, Communications and Engagement, made a presentation.

C. Gersdorff; J. Riley; J. Lawrence, Tiger Calcium; J. Ragsdale; J. Pisesky and T. LaRiviere, Accessibility Advisory Committee;
P. Nagel, Tiger Calcium; and A. Potts made presentations. A. Potts; C. Gersdorff; P. Nagel; J. Lawrence; and J. Riley answered the Committee's questions.

A handout provided by J. Riley was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, S. Rapanos and
J. Tecklenborg, City Operations; C. Owens, Deputy City Manager and R. Klatchuk, Communications and Engagement; and D. Aitken, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the June 26, 2019, City Operations report CR_6851, be received for information.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, D. Iveson, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.3

Impacts and Actual Costs of Cannabis Legalization

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the June 26, 2019, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_6784, be received for information.

Edmonton Police Commission

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.4

Edmonton Police Commission - Efficiency Factor Business Case

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the June 26, 2019, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_6785, be received for information.

*Clerk’s note: Once Council has received the above report for information, funds held pursuant to the amendment (CP 1.1) passed at the November 28, 2018, City Council Budget meeting, may be released.

Edmonton Police Commission

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.5

Turf Management Policy

 

 

 

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager and T. Kennedy, City Operations, made a presentation.

S. McCumsey, Pesticide Free Edmonton, made a presentation.

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager and T. Kennedy, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Turf Management Policy C614, as set out in Attachment 1 of the June 26, 2019, City Operations report CR_6543, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.6

Bylaw 18891 - Amendment to the Public Places Bylaw 14614 Shisha and Waterpipe Smoking - Engagement with Stakeholders

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager and D. Aitken, Citizen Services, made a presentation.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from O. Hagar, EHCC.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

 

L. Hagen, Action on Smoking and Health; A. Webb, Canadian Cancer Society; and O. Hagar, EHCC, made presentations and answered the Committee’s questions.

 

D. Aitken,Citizen Services and N. Jacobsen, Office of the City Manager (Law), answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 18891 be referred to Administration for revisions to prohibit indoor shisha smoking, effective July 1, 2020, and return to a future City Council meeting.

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
Jul. 16, 2019,
City Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.7

Integrated Pest Management Policy

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, R. Gabruck and
M. Jenkins, Citizen Services, made a presentation.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from R. Wilde, The Council of Canadians; and C. Saunders.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

 

D. Montgomery; R. Feroe; T. Pulfer; R. Wilde, Council of Canadians; C. Saunders;  S. McCumsey, Pesticide Free Edmonton; and R. Olstad, Edmonton Chapter of the Council of Canadians; made presentations. C. Saunders; R. Feroe; and T. Pulfer answered the Committee's questions.

 

A handout provided by R. Feroe was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

 

R. Gabruck, D. Aitken and M. Jenkins, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to Council:

  1. That City Policy C501A Integrated Pest Management, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 26, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_6699, be approved.
  2. That City Policy C501 Integrated Pest Management, be repealed.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.8

Current Leasing Status of the Orange Hub - Update

 

 

 

Postponed to the July 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting. See item 1.2.

 

6.9

Nature-based Playgrounds

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager and C. Walbaum, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation.

L. Robinson made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager and C. Walbaum, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the June 26, 2019, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_7221, be received for information.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Snow and Ice Complaints Process (A. Knack)

 

 

 

Items 6.2, 7.1 and 7.2 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the June 26, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_7039, be postponed to the August 21, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting.

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
Aug. 21, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

7.2

Snow and Ice Contacts to 311 (A. Paquette)

 

 

 

Items 6.2, 7.1 and 7.2 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the June 26, 2019, Communications and Engagement report CR_7040, be received for information.

Comm. and Engagement.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Purchase Approval for Edmonton Police Service Replacement of Air 2

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

1.    That a sole source agreement for the purchase of an Airbus H125 Helicopter, for the lifecycle replacement of Air 2, for an amount not to exceed $6.2 million, as outlined in the June 26, 2019, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_7266, be approved.

2.    That the June 26, 2019, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_7266, 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.

Edmonton Police Commission

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

8.2

City of Edmonton Youth Council - Chair Interview and Shortlisting of Candidates

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the Committee meet in 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 to deal with item 8.2.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 3:38 p.m.

In Attendance:

  • S. Hamilton (Councillor)
  • B. Esslinger (Councillor)
  • M. Walters (Councillor)
  • A. Knack (Councillor)
  • K. Gibson, Office of the City Clerk
  • R. Yusuf, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)
  • V. Gunderson, Office of the City Clerk (Subject matter expert)
  • J. Bonner, Office of the City Clerk (Subject matter expert)
  • K. Koufogiannakis, (Subject matter expert)

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the Committee meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

 

The Committee met in public at 4:00 p.m.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

1.    That the City of Edmonton Youth Council Shortlist, as set out in the revised Attachment 1 of the June 26, 2019, Office of the City Manager report CR_7233, be approved.

2.    That the June 26, 2019, Office of the City Manager report CR_7233, 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.

Edmonton Youth Council

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor S. Hamilton asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 5:31 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk