COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


April 23, 2012  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici, *B. Anderson, *S. Mandel

*Mayor S. Mandel is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

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

ABSENT

K. Krushell

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Henderson, D. Iveson, 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                                                                 3

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

4.1        Emergency Medical Services (L. Sloan)                                        3

4.2        Steps to an Edmonton Poverty Reduction Strategy

             (B. Henderson/K. Leibovici)                                                              3

5.          AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE POSTPONEMENTS                 4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Edmonton Historical Board - 2011 Annual Report                     4

6.2        Recommendations for 2012 Community Investment

             Operating Grant Awards                                                                    4

6.3        Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment

             Program Celebrations Grant Recommendations                        4

6.4        Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment

             Program Festival Seed Grant Recommendations                       5

6.5        Historian Laureate Program                                                             5

6.6        Traffic Light Preemptive System                                                     6

6.7        Proposed Community Standards Bylaw Changes                    7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                7

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                            8

8.1        Civic Agency Applicant Interviews - Verbal Report                    8

8.2        Civic Agency Request for Direction to Fill

             Vacancy - Verbal Report                                                                    8

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 E. Gibbons called the meeting to order at
9:31 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the April 23, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, B. Anderson

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the April 10, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

1.4

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, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 8.1 and 8.2.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee hear from the following speaker:

6.7  Proposed Community Standards Bylaw Changes

  • T. Irwin, Canadian Federation of University Woman Edmonton

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the following item be made time specific:

6.7  Proposed Community Standards Bylaw Changes – 4th item of business 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING

4.1

Emergency Medical Services (L. Sloan)

 

 

 

Due Date:  May 7, 2012

 

4.2

Steps to an Edmonton Poverty Reduction Strategy
(B. Henderson/K. Leibovici)

 

 

 

Due Date:  May 7, 2012

 

5.

AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE POSTPONEMENTS

5.1

Steps to an Edmonton Poverty Reduction Strategy
(B. Henderson/K. Leibovici)

 

 

 

Due Date:  May 7, 2012

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Edmonton Historical Board - 2011 Annual Report

 

 

 

T. Marriott, Edmonton Historical Board, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 

 

K. Tingley, Historian Laureate, Edmonton Historical Board, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the Edmonton Historical Board 2011 Annual Report, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the April 23, 2012, Edmonton Historical Board report 2012CAHB01, be received for information.

 

Edmonton Historical Board

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.2

Recommendations for 2012 Community Investment Operating Grant Awards

 

 

 

K. Barnhart and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services; and P. O'Hara, Community Services Advisory Board, answered the Committee's questions. 

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the 2012 Community Investment Operating Grant Award recommendations totalling $2,582,088, as outlined in Attachment 1, of the April 23, 2012, Community Services Advisory Board report 2012CAAB08, be approved.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.3

Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment Program Celebrations Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations for Community Investment Program Celebrations Grants, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the April 23, 2012, Edmonton Arts Council report 2012EAC004, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.4

Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment Program Festival Seed Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations for Community Investment Program Festival Seed Grants, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the April 23, 2012, Edmonton Arts Council report 2012EAC005, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.5

Historian Laureate Program

 

 

 

K. Tingley, Historian Laureate, Edmonton Historical Board, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 

 

R. Smyth, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

Historical Information for Displays

That Administration provide a report with information:

a. about the status of the updating of the history kiosks at City Hall

b. alternatives for including all inclusive historical displays of multicultural heritage within the City hall building

c. interpretative information about the aboriginal history in the area

d. regarding the previous display about Edmonton's Council's history that was located on the wall on the second floor of City Hall, that was replaced about four years ago and its' possible display elsewhere in the City

 

City Manager/

Corporate Svcs./

Community Svcs.

Due Date: July 9, 2012

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Community Services; and K. Tingley, Historian Laureate, Edmonton Historical Board, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

Plan for Canada’s 150 Year History Celebration

That Administration provide a report:

a. reviewing information gathered about the City during the development of the proposal for the 2017 EXPO bid

b. a proposed development of a plan for the celebration of Canada's 150 year history by the City of Edmonton, including consultation with other orders of government

 

City Manager

 

 

Due Date: July 7, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.6

Traffic Light Preemptive System

 

 

 

A. Sinclair, City Clerk; and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the April 23, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSF003, be postponed to the May 7, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting, as first item of business.

 

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: May 7, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.7

Proposed Community Standards Bylaw Changes

 

 

 

T. Irwin, Canadian Federation of University Woman Edmonton, made a presentation.

D. Aitken, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the draft Bylaw 15982 in Attachment 4, of the April 23, 2012, Community Services report 2012CST013, be amended:

a. by replacing references to "3 minutes" to "5 minutes"

b. by amending clause 38.3 (a) as follows:

   (a) All motor vehicles when the outdoor temperature is less than zero degrees Celsius and only to allow safe vehicle operation and maintain clear windows

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: May 2, 2012

 

City Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

 

 

A. Sinclair, City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

Councillor K. Leibovici and Councillor E. Gibbons referred this item to the May 2, 2012, City Council meeting, without a Committee recommendation.

 

 

 

 

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Civic Agency Applicant Interviews - Verbal Report

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 11:32 a.m., pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 1:29 p.m.

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That the individuals named in Attachment 1 of the April 23, 2012, Community Services Committee report, be appointed to the Boards, for terms as shown.

2. That Attachment 1 of the April 23, 2012, Community Services Committee report, remain private until approved by City Council, pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

8.2

Civic Agency Request for Direction to Fill Vacancy - Verbal Report

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 11:32 a.m., pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 1:29 p.m.

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the verbal report be received for information and remain private pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor E. Gibbons asked if there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk