COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


May 9, 2016  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

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

*Councillor A. Knack participated by telephone

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Henderson, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry

L. Cochrane, City Manager

D. Beaudry, Office of the City Clerk

O. Temirova, 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                                                                                      2

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             2

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      2

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

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Annual Activity Report  -  Accessibility Advisory

             Committee                                                                                              3

6.2        Community Services Advisory Board Community

             Investment Hosting Grant - March 2016 Grant

             Award Recommendations                                                                 4

6.3        Community Wellness Approaches to Serve Vulnerable

             Edmontonians                                                                                      4

6.4        Tracktown Canada Operational Support                                      5

6.5        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program - 2016 Arts Operating Grant

             Recommendation                                                                                5

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                5

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           5

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   5

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

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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 May 9, 2016, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Knack

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the April 25, 2016, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Knack

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

Councillor D. Loken, on behalf of Community Services Committee, welcomed the City of Edmonton's employees participating in the City's 2016 Aspiring Supervisors Program.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.1, 6.3 and 6.4.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

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

6.3       Community Wellness Approaches to Serve Vulnerable Edmontonians

  • L. Daniller
  • J. Daly, Boyle Street Community Services
  • C. Blasetti, Boyle McCauley Health Centre
  • L. Garrick, The George Spady Society

6.4       TrackTown Canada Operational Support

  • J. Bouma, TrackTown Canada
  • P. Ogilvie, TrackTown Canada

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Annual Activity Report - Accessibility Advisory Committee

 

 

 

S. Thompson, Accessibility Advisory Committee, made a presentation.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the May 9, 2016, Accessibility Advisory Committee report CR_3627, be received for information.

Accessibility Advisory Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.2

Community Services Advisory Board Community Investment Hosting Grant - March 2016 Grant Award Recommendations

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

            That the recommendations for the March 2016 Community Investment Hosting Grant Awards in the amount of $49,540, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the May 9, 2016, Community Services Advisory Board report CR_3629, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

6.3

Community Wellness Approaches to Serve Vulnerable Edmontonians

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Citizen Services, and B. Roberts, Edmonton Police Service, made presentations.

L. Daniller; J. Daly, Boyle Street Community Services; 
C. Blassetti, Boyle McCauley Health Centre; and L. Garrick,
The George Spady Society, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

L. Brenneis, Citizen Services; B. Roberts, Edmonton Police Service; and C. Palmer, Edmonton Police Commission, answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

            That the Mayor, on behalf of City Council, advocate to the Province and Community Agencies for
short-term and long-term strategies for Community Wellness Approaches to serve vulnerable Edmontonians.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.4

Tracktown Canada Operational Support

 

 

 

Motion on the Floor at City Council:

            MOVED B. Anderson – M. Nickel (Made at the
            April 19, 2016, City Council meeting):

1.    That TrackTown Canada be provided $250,000 to sustain their operations for the period of
August 1, 2016, to March 31, 2017, with funding as follows: $150,000 in 2016 from 2016 Council Contingency; and $100,000 in 2017 from the approved Community and Recreation Facilities 2017 Branch budget.

2.    That Administration work with TrackTown Canada and provide a report to Committee outlining a business case and options for potential City support for TrackTown Canada for 2017 and beyond, and return with this report in the first quarter of 2017.

P. Ogilvie, TrackTown Canada, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

R. Smyth, Acting General Manager, and C. Stasynec, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

            That the Motion on the Floor be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

6.5

Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment Program - 2016 Arts Operating Grant Recommendation

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

            That the Community Investment Program Arts Operating Grants recommendations, as outlined in Attachment 2 of the May 9, 2016, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_3642, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

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 11:32 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk