URBAN PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


April 5, 2017  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel, *S. McKeen

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, M. Walters
S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk
T. Dallimore, 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                                                                 5

4.          REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING      5

5.          STATUS REPORTS                                                                            5

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Community Traffic Management Pilot Project -

             Prince Charles                                                                                      5

6.2        Community Traffic Management Policy                                        5

6.3        Policy on Traffic Shortcutting - Verbal report                              6

6.4        Options to Improve the Efficiency of City

             Buildings                                                                                                6

6.5        Public Consultation Provision in Seven Overlays                      7

6.6        Notice of Intention to Designate the West End

             Telephone Exchange as a Municipal Historic

             Resource                                                                                                7

6.7        Mill Creek Ravine Pedestrian Bridges

             Rehabilitation - Environmental Impact Assessment

             and Site Location Study                                                                     8

6.8        Strategies to Increase Visitable Housing Form                           8

6.9        Progress Report - Infill Sites in Mature

             Neighbourhoods                                                                                  9

6.10      Strathearn Heights Transit Oriented Development -

             Possible financial partnership between the City

             and the developer                                                                                9

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                9

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                         10

8.1        Applicant Interviews - Subdivision and

             Development Appeal Board                                                            10

8.2        Applicant Interviews - Edmonton Transit System

             Advisory Board                                                                                  11

8.3        Applicant Interviews - River Valley Alliance

             Advisory Committee                                                                         11

8.4        Applicant Interviews - Naming Committee                                 12

8.5        Applicant Interviews - Edmonton Design Committee              13

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                13

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                13

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor A. Knack called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the April 5, 2017, Urban Planning Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Replacement Pages:

·         6.6 Notice of Intention to Designate the West End Telephone Exchange as a Municipal Historic Resource
- Attachment 1

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, M. Nickel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the following Urban Planning Committee meeting minutes be adopted:

·         March 15, 2017

·         March 23, 2017

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

  1. Knack, B. Henderson, M. Nickel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

     D. Loken

 

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, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4 and 8.5.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

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

6.1 Community Traffic Management Pilot Project – Prince Charles

·         M. Boychuk 

·         P. Coates

·         K. Jacob

·         C. Schriner, Prince Charles CTMP

·         J. Cyrynowski

6.2 Community Traffic Management Policy 

·         T. Pavlek, Hazeldean Community League

·         S. Sobon, Ad-Hoc Citywide Group/Transportation

·         D. Densmore, Crestwood Community League

·         J. Cyrynowski

6.5 Public Consultation Provision in Seven Overlays

·         B. Zubot, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         E. Solez, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 

6.9 Progress Report – Infill Sites in Mature Neighbourhoods 

·         P. Kobewka 

·         B. Zubot, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         I. Blain, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 

·         S. Poole, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee hear from the following speakers:

6.9 Progress Report - Infill Site in Mature Neighbourhoods

·         M. Samji, Infill Development in Edmonton Association

6.10 Strathearn Heights Transit Oriented Development - Possible financial partnership between the City and the developer

·         P. Adams, Strathearn Redevelopment Inc.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

  1. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

     M. Nickel

 

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 REPORTS - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Community Traffic Management Pilot Project - Prince Charles

 

 

 

P. Ohm and B. Dola, Sustainable Development, made a presentation.

M. Boychuk; P. Coates; K. Jacob; C. Schriner, Prince Charles CTMP; and J. Cyrynowski, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

G. Cebryk, City Operations; P. Ohm, B. Dola and
R. Toohey, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the Prince Charles traffic management measures outlined in Attachment 1 of the April 5, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4183, be approved for permanent installation in conjunction with Neighbourhood Renewal in 2018.

2.    That the trial measures remain in place until construction of the permanent measures.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.2

Community Traffic Management Policy

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 6.3 were dealt with together. 

 

 

 

D. Vriend, Sustainable Development, made a presentation.

T. Pavlek, Hazeldean Community League; S. Sobon, Ad-Hoc Citywide Group/Transportation; D. Densmore, Crestwood Community League; and J. Cyrynowski made presentations and answered the Committee’s questions.

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

P. Ohm and D. Vriend, Sustainable Development;
G. Ceybryk, City Operations; and C. Walbaum and
J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That the existing Public Participation Guidelines for Community Traffic Management Process as outlined in Attachment 1 of the Sustainable Development report CR_4182, be repealed, and that the Community Traffic Management Policy as outlined in Attachment 2 of the April 5, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4182, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.3

Policy on Traffic Shortcutting - Verbal report

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 6.3 were dealt with together. 

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

That the April 5, 2017, Sustainable Development verbal report on Policy on Traffic Shortcutting, be received for information.

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.4

Options to Improve the Efficiency of City Buildings

 

 

W. Trocenko, Sustainable Development answered the Committee’s questions.

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the April 5, 2017, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_4057, be postponed to return to Committee at the same time as the Energy Transition Strategy Annual report.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Postponed:
To be determined

Exec. Committee

*Clerks Note:
As this will be going to Executive Committee, it will require approval of Agenda Review Committee.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, S. McKeen

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.5

Public Consultation Provision in Seven Overlays

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the April 5, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4280, be postponed to the April 19, 2017, Urban Planning Committee meeting, at a time specific to be determined by Agenda Review Committee.

Sustainable Dev.

Postponed:
Apr. 19, 2017

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

6.6

Notice of Intention to Designate the West End Telephone Exchange as a Municipal Historic Resource

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That a Notice of Intention to Designate a Municipal Historic Resource, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the April 5, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4498, be served on the owners of the property occupied by the West End Telephone Exchange, located at 12019 and 12019A 102 Avenue NW, in accordance with Section 26 of the Historical Resources Act, RSA 2000, c H-9.

2.    That funding of up to $342,800 for this project be provided from the Heritage Resources Reserve.

3.    That the City Manager be appointed to implement matters arising from the issuance of the Notice of Intention to Designate a Municipal Historic Resource.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

  1. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

 

6.7

Mill Creek Ravine Pedestrian Bridges Rehabilitation - Environmental Impact Assessment and Site Location Study

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the Environmental Impact Assessment and Site Location Study, as outlined in Attachments 1 and 2 of the April 5, 2017, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_4351, be approved.

2.    That the location of the bridges within the River Valley as presented in Attachment 2 of the April 5, 2017, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_4351, be deemed essential and approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.8

Strategies to Increase Visitable Housing Form

 

 

 

J. Freeman, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions. 

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

Strategies to Increase Visitable Housing Form

That Administration provide a report on the visitable housing pilot project in First Quarter 2019.

Sustainable Dev.

Due by:
First Quarter 2019

*Motion rescinded at the March 5, 2019, Urban Planning Committee meeting – See item 6.4

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

6.9

Progress Report - Infill Sites in Mature Neighbourhoods

 

 

 

L. Balone, Sustainable Development, made a presentation.

B. Zubot, I. Blain and S. Poole, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues; M. Samji, Infill Development in Edmonton Association; and P. Kobewka made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

Handouts provided by P. Kobewka and B. Zubot were distributed to Members of the Committee and copies were filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

L. Balone, N. Domijan, D. Hales and A. Jabs, Sustainable Development; J. Simmons and G. Blaine, Citizen Services; and T. Esch, Financial and Corporate Services (Law), answered the Committee's questions. 

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

Infill Compliance Team Annual Report

That Administration provide dedicated administrative clerical support as generally referenced in the April 5, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_3569 and provide an annual progress report in First Quarter 2018.

Sustainable Dev.

Due by:
First Quarter 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

6.10

Strathearn Heights Transit Oriented Development - Possible financial partnership between the City and the developer

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the April 5, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4236, be received for information.

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee meet in private pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the discussion of items 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, and 8.5.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

The Committee met in private at 3 p.m.

 

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

  1. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

The Committee met in public at 5:29 p.m.

 

8.1

Applicant Interviews - Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

 

 

 

The Committee met in private pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom and Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 5:29 p.m.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the individuals named in Attachment 1 of the April 5, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4575, be appointed to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board for the term of April 11, 2017, to April 30, 2018, and be reappointed to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board for the term of May 1, 2017, to April 30, 2018.

2.    That Attachment 1 of the April 5, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4575 remain private, until approved by City Council, pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

8.2

Applicant Interviews - Edmonton Transit System Advisory Board

 

 

 

The Committee met in private pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom and Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 5:29 p.m.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the individuals named in Attachment 1 of the April 5, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4576, be appointed or reappointed to the Edmonton Transit System Advisory Board for the term of May 1, 2017, to April 30, 2018.

2.    That Attachment 1 of the April 5, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4576 remain private, until approved by City Council, pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

8.3

Applicant Interviews - River Valley Alliance Advisory Committee

 

 

 

The Committee met in private pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom and Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 5:29 p.m.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the individual named in Attachment 1 of the April 5, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4581, be appointed to the River Valley Alliance Advisory Committee for the term of May 1, 2017, to April 30, 2019.

2.    That Attachment 1 of the April 5, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4581 remain private, until approved by City Council, pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

8.4

Applicant Interviews - Naming Committee

 

 

 

The Committee met in private pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom and Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 5:29 p.m.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the individuals named in Attachment 1 of the April 5, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4577, be appointed or reappointed to the Naming Committee for the term of May 1, 2017, to April 30, 2018.

2.    That Attachment 1 of the April 5, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4577 remain private, until approved by City Council, pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

8.5

Applicant Interviews - Edmonton Design Committee

 

 

 

The Committee met in private pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom and Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 5:29 p.m.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the individuals named in Attachment 1 of the April 5, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4580, be appointed or reappointed to the Edmonton Design Committee for the term of May 1, 2017, to April 30, 2018.

2.    That Attachment 1 of the April 5, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4580 remain private, until approved by City Council, pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, D. Loken

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor A. Knack 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