COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


November 20, 2012  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, *S. Mandel

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, K. Krushell

L. Sahli, Office of the City Clerk

L. Long, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

1.0        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                                         4

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Fire Services - Employment Barriers                                             4

5.2        Potential Improvements for Reduction of Bullying                    5

5.3        Monto: The Spirit of Edmonton Proposal - Update                    5

5.4        Development of Beach Play Area at Hawrelak Park -

             Request for Proposal                                                                          5

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              6

6.1        Edmonton Museums Strategy                                                         6

6.2        Violence Reduction Action Plan Update                                       7

6.3        Alberta Aviation Museum - Attraction Vision,

             Development Concept and Strategic Business Plan                 7

6.4        Business Model on the Edmonton Aboriginal

             Business and Professional Association                                       8

6.5        Advisory Board on Services for Persons with

             Disabilities - Advisory Board Review                                             9

6.6        Edmonton Space and Science Foundation Funding

             Agreement                                                                                             9

6.7        Municipal Cemeteries                                                                       10

6.8        Options and Cost to Increase the Number of Public

             Waste Receptacles                                                                            10

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                              10

7.1        International Triathlon Union Event Opportunity

             (J. Batty)                                                                                               10

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                         11

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                11

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                11

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

 

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

 

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor J. Batty called the meeting to order at 9:32 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the November 20, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

·         Alberta Aviation Museum - Attraction Vision, Development Concept and Strategic Business Plan

·         Business Model on the Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional Association

·         7.1 International Triathlon Union Event Opportunity            (J. Batty)

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Iveson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the November 6, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Iveson

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no protocol items.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

 

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.6, 6.8 and 7.1.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from the following speakers, in panels when appropriate:

6.3  Alberta Aviation Museum - Attraction Vision, Development Concept and Strategic Business Plan

·         Dr. R. Macleod, Alberta Aviation Museum Association

·         S. Lundy, Alberta Aviation Museum Association

·         M. Kowalchuk, Alberta Aviation Museum Association

·         T. Hinderks, Alberta Aviation Museum

6.6  Edmonton Space and Science Foundation Funding Agreement

·         A. Schietzsch, Woodcroft Community League

·         S. Baker, Telus World of Science

7.1  International Triathlon Union Event Opportunity           (J. Batty)

·         S. O'Kelly

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, S. Mandel

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

L. Sahli, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the following items be made time specific:

6.3  Alberta Aviation Museum - Attraction Vision, Development Concept and Strategy Business Plan

3rd  item of business

7.1 International Triathlon Union Event Opportunity

11:30 a.m.

6.6  Edmonton Space and Science Foundation Funding Agreement

1:30 p.m.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, S. Mandel

 

 

 

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Fire Services - Employment Barriers

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 15, 2013, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Jan. 15, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, S. Mandel

 

5.2

Potential Improvements for Reduction of Bullying

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of To Be Determined, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date:   To Be Determined

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

5.3

Monto: The Spirit of Edmonton Proposal - Update

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of February 26, 2013, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Feb. 26, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, S. Mandel

 

5.4

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

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of February 26, 2013, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Feb. 26, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, S. Mandel

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Edmonton Museums Strategy

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Community Services; B. Lemire, and D. Ridley, Edmonton Heritage Council, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 

L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

1.    That Administration prepare an unfunded service package in the amount of $250,000, for consideration during the 2013 Operating Budget deliberations to facilitate the implementation of the Comprehensive Museums Strategy Report and the City Museum Development Strategy Report.

Progress of the Edmonton Museums Network

2.    That Administration work with the Heritage Council to provide a report to Committee, in the 2nd quarter of 2013, outlining the progress made to develop the Edmonton Museums Network, as outlined in the November 20, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSP018, including the feasibility of coordinating joint financial initiatives.

Options for Museum Buildings and Capital Profile

3.    That Administration work with the Edmonton Heritage Council to prepare a report to Committee, in the 3rd quarter of 2013, that considers the different options for museum buildings and suggests a capital project profile for a new City Museum for the 2015-2017 Capital Budget.

Community Svcs./  Financial Svcs. and Utilities

Due Date: Nov. 27, 2012

City Council Budget

 

Community Svcs./Heritage

Due Date: Jun. 25, 2013

Community Svcs.

 

 

Community Svcs./Heritage Council

Due Date:

Sep. 10, 2013

 

 

 

4.    That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

a. That the Comprehensive Museums Strategy Report and the City Museum Development Strategy Report, Attachment 1 and 2 of the November 20, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSP018, be accepted.

b. That the Mayor on behalf of City Council, send a letter to the province to inquire about the potential for the City to obtain ownership of the museum building currently occupied by the Royal Alberta Museum.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, S. Mandel

 

6.2

Violence Reduction Action Plan Update

 

 

 

K. Barnhart, Community Services; J. Fox, REACH Edmonton; and Deputy Chief B. Simpson, Edmonton Police Service, made presentations and answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

That the November 20, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW018, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Iveson

 

6.3

Alberta Aviation Museum - Attraction Vision, Development Concept and Strategic Business Plan

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Community Services, made a presentation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M. Kowalchuk, R. Macleod and S. Lundy, Alberta Aviation Museum Association, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  A handout provided by the Alberta Aviation Museum Association, was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

R. Smyth, Community Services; L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; and M. Hall, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

1.    That Administration bring a revised (unfunded) service package for consideration during the 2013 Operating Budget deliberations, to include the 2013 operational need of the Alberta Aviation Museum Association

 

Alberta Aviation Museum – Condition Assessment of Hangar 14 and 15

2.    That Administration provide a report to Committee outlining the results of a condition assessment of Hangar 14 and the implications and tradeoffs of the Alberta Aviation Museum Association’s vision for Hangar 15 and the eastern tarmac.

Edmonton Heritage Council and Alberta Aviation Museum Joint Opportunities Update

3.    That Administration work with the Edmonton Heritage Council and Alberta Aviation Museum Association and provide a report to Committee outlining opportunities for complimentary museum use within the vision of the Alberta Aviation Museum Association.

Community Svcs./ Financial Svcs. and Utilities

Due Date: Nov. 27, 2012, City Council Budget

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date:

Feb. 26, 2013

 

 

 

Due Date:

Jun. 25, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, D. Iveson

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

6.4

Business Model on the Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional Association

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That a budget carry forward of $133,000 from 2012 be approved for 2013, to support the first year operations of the Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional Association.

2.    That a one year funding agreement between the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional Association be approved, and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, S. Mandel

 

6.5

Advisory Board on Services for Persons with Disabilities - Advisory Board Review

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the Advisory Board on Services for Persons with Disabilities 2012 - 2013 work plan, as outlined in Attachment 2 of the November 20, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW030, be approved.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, S. Mandel

 

6.6

Edmonton Space and Science Foundation Funding Agreement

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation.

A. Schietzsch, Woodcroft Community League; and S. Baker, Telus World of Science, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

L. Brenneis, Community Services; and L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That a funding agreement in the amount of $3.696 million, between the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Space and Science Foundation, as outlined in the November 20, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSS019 be approved, and that the agreement be acceptable in form and content to the City Manager.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

6.7

Municipal Cemeteries

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the municipal cemeteries recommendations, as outlined in the November 20, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSP001, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, S. Mandel

 

6.8

Options and Cost to Increase the Number of Public Waste Receptacles

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

Public Waste Receptacles - Update

That Administration provide a report to Committee outlining the progress  implementing option 3 of the November 20, 2012, Community Services report 2012CST017, and return in the spring of 2013.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: 

Jun. 25, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

International Triathlon Union Event Opportunity (J. Batty)

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Community Services and S. O'Kelly, Edmonton Triathlon Academy, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. B. Hlus, Office of the City Manager, answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

  1. That Administration proceed with the next steps, as outlined in the November 20, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSP020, and provide an update to Committee by the end of the 1st quarter of 2013.

2.    That the Community Services 2012 Operating Budget be increased by $100,000, on a one-time basis, to fund the preliminary work required to assess the lake at Hawrelak Park to meet International Triathlon Union standards, with funding from 2012 Council Contingency.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, S. Mandel

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor J. Batty asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The Committee adjourned at 3:22 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk