UTILITY COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


February 26, 2015  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

B. Henderson, *S. McKeen, *M. Oshry, M. Walters

*S. McKeen and M. Oshry were named Members of the Committee to maintain quorum, pursuant to section 151(1), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Oshry
S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk

M. de Guzman, 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

5.          REPORTS RE-ROUTED BY AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE 3

6.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

7.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

7.1        Biosolids Management Agreement                                                3

7.2        Blackmud/Whitemud Creek Watershed Drainage Plan             4

7.3        Shared Services Fair Market Evaluation - Real

             Estate Services                                                                                     4

8.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                4

9.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           4

9.1        Waste Management Item: Grey's Paper Recycling

             Facility Annual Update - Verbal report                                           4

10.        NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   6

11.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

Carried

Carried

None

 

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None

None

None

None

See minutes

None

 

Carried

Deleted

 

See minutes

None

 

 

Action

 

None

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor B. Henderson called the meeting to order at
9:33 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That the February 26, 2015, Utility Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Deletion:

·         7.2 Blackmud/Whitemud Creek Watershed Drainage Plan

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, S. McKeen, M. Oshry

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, M. Walters

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the October 30, 2014, Utility Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no protocol items.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

Items 7.1 and 9.1 were selected for debate.

S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

REPORTS RE-ROUTED BY AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE

 

Lot Grading Guidelines (B. Esslinger) 

 

 

 

Rerouted to March 10, 2015, Executive Committee.

 

 

 

 

 

6.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

7.

REPORTS

7.1

Biosolids Management Agreement

 

 

 

C. Ward, Financial Services and Utilities; and J. Beckett, Utilities Advisor, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the Biosolids Management Agreement between the City of Edmonton and Alberta Capital Region Wastewater Commission, as set out in Attachment 1 of the February 26, 2015, Financial Services and Utilities report CR_2077, be approved, and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi

 

7.2

Blackmud/Whitemud Creek Watershed Drainage Plan

 

 

 

Item 7.2 was deleted. See item 1.2.

 

 

 

 

 

7.3

Shared Services Fair Market Evaluation - Real Estate Services

 

 

 

Item 7.3 was not added to the agenda.

 

 

 

 

 

8.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

9.

PRIVATE REPORTS

9.1

Waste Management Item: Greys Paper Recycling Facility Annual Update - Verbal report

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 9:42 a.m., pursuant to sections 16, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 10:48 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

1. That Attachment 1 be added to the February 26, 2015, Financial Services and Utilities verbal report on Waste Management Item: Grey's Paper Recycling Facility Annual Update.

Greys Paper Recycling Facility - Follow up Information

2. That Administration work with Greys Paper Recycling Facility to provide a report to City Council on the Facility’s progress, as outlined in Attachment 1.

3. That the February 26, 2015, Financial Services and Utilities presentation and Attachment 1 on the Waste Management Item: Greys Paper Recycling Facility Annual Update remain private pursuant to sections 16, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

 

Due by:
Apr. 28, 2015 City Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

1. That the February 26, 2015, Financial Services and Utilities verbal report on Waste Management Item: Greys Paper Recycling Facility Annual Update, be received for information.

2. That the February 26, 2015, Financial Services and Utilities verbal report on Waste Management Item: Greys Paper Recycling Facility Annual Update remain private pursuant to sections 16, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi

 

10.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor B. Henderson asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

11.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:50 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk