COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


April 7, 2014  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, *D. Iveson, M. Oshry

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Esslinger, E. Gibbons, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Walters

M. Nathoo, Office of the 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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Buena Vista/Laurier Park Master Plan                                           3

6.2        Buena Vista/Laurier Park Environmental Impact

             Assessment and Site Location Study                                            4

6.3        ArtsCommon Joint Venture Options                                              4

6.4        Annual Update on the Central McDougall/Queen Mary

             Park Revitalization Strategy                                                              5

6.5        Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional

             Association - Annual Update                                                            5

6.6        Great Divide Waterfall - Alternate Water Source                          5

6.7        Edmonton Valley Zoo Secondary Water Service

             Connection Agreement                                                                      6

6.8        Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment

             Program Travel Grant Recommendations                                    7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                7

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           7

8.1        Civic Agencies Recruitment - Applicant Interviews

             - Verbal report                                                                                       7

8.2        Women's Advocacy Voice of Edmonton Committee -

             Short Listing - Verbal report                                                              8

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   8

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  8

 

 

 

 

Carried

Carried

None

 

See Minutes

See Minutes

See Minutes

None

None

 

 

Postponed

 

Postponed

Action

 

Carried

 

Carried

Action

 

Carried

 

Carried

None

 

 

Action

 

Carried

 

None

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor T. Caterina called the meeting to order at
9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the Agenda for the April 7, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting be adopted with no time specific for Item 8.2 Women's Advocacy Voice of Edmonton Committee - Short Listing.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, M. Oshry

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That the March 17, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, M. Oshry

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

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, 6.6, 8.1 and 8.2.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

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

6.1   Buena Vista/Laurier Park Master Plan

6.2   Buena Vista/Laurier Park Environmental Impact Assessment and Site Location Study

·         B. Young

·         J. Givens

·         D. G. Gay

·         L. McAthey

·         M. McAthey

·         P. Davison

·         C. Richmond, Sierra Club Canada – Edmonton

·         M. Stewart

6.3   ArtsCommon Joint Venture Options

·         L. Huffman, Arts Habitat Edmonton

·         C. Morin, Arts on the Ave Edmonton Society

·         D. Leclair, Alberta Avenue Business Association

·         D. Tam, Arts Habitat Association of Edmonton

·         R. Ritz

·         B. Van Alstine

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

The request for time specific was not considered.

 

 

 

 

 

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

Buena Vista/Laurier Park Master Plan

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

M. Nathoo, Office of the City Clerk; and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the April 7, 2014, Community Services report CR_511, be postponed to the April 23, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting at 1:30 p.m.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Apr. 23, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

6.2

Buena Vista/Laurier Park Environmental Impact Assessment and Site Location Study

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the April 7, 2014, Community Services report CR_779, be postponed to the April 23, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting at 1:30 p.m.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Apr. 23, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

6.3

ArtsCommon Joint Venture Options

 

 

 

S. Labonne and H. McRae, Community Services, made a presentation.

D. Leclair, Arts Habitat Association of Edmonton; C. Morin and R. Ritz, Arts on the Ave Edmonton Society; L. Huffman, Arts Habitat Edmonton; B. Van Alstine; and D. Tam, Arts Habitat Association of Edmonton, made presentations. 
D. Leclair; C. Morin, L. Huffman and D. Tam, answered the Committee's questions.

H. McRae, S. Labonne and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That Option 2 - Fundamental Enhanced, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the April 7, 2014, Community Services report CR_646, with a maximum City of Edmonton Capital contribution of $4,000,000, and the source of funds being the Great Neighbourhoods Capital Program - Profile 12-21-5800, be approved, subject to Partner mortgage financing, grants and fundraising being secured.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

6.4

Annual Update on the Central McDougall/Queen Mary Park Revitalization Strategy

 

 

 

S. Labonne and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That the April 7, 2014, Community Services report CR_1043, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

6.5

Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional Association - Annual Update

 

 

 

T. Coyes, Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional Association, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the April 7, 2014, Community Services report CR_665, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

6.6

Great Divide Waterfall - Alternate Water Source

 

 

 

A. Laughlin and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, and D. Turnbull, Edmonton Arts Council, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Administration work with any interested community groups to determine whether options exist to fund the shortfall for the repair and operation of the Great Divide Waterfall, and report to Community Services Committee.

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, M. Oshry

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the remaining funds allocated to refurbishment of the Great Divide Waterfall under Capital Profile 13-21-5360, be returned to Pay-As-You-Go, as part of the spring Capital Budget Adjustment.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

6.7

Edmonton Valley Zoo Secondary Water Service Connection Agreement

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the sole source agreement with the lowest bidding contractor, for an amount not exceeding $1 million including GST, for Edmonton Valley Zoo Secondary Water Service Construction, be approved and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

6.8

Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment Program Travel Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations for Travel Grants, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the April 7, 2014, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_1191, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Oshry

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Civic Agencies Recruitment - Applicant Interviews - Verbal report

 

 

 

Council met in private at 12:01 p.m. pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Council met in public at 5:50 p.m.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson :

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the citizen-at-large appointments and reappointments set out in Attachment 1 of the April 7, 2014, Community Services Committee report 4, be approved.

2.    That Attachment 1 of the April 7, 2014, Community Services Committee report 4, 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

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

 

8.2

Women's Advocacy Voice of Edmonton Committee - Short Listing - Verbal report

 

 

 

Council met in private at 12:01 p.m. pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Council met in public at 5:50 p.m.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

1.    That the April 7, 2014, Corporate Services verbal report, be postponed to a special Community Services Committee meeting to be called by the Chair.

2.    That the April 7, 2014, Corporate Services verbal report remain private pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Corporate Svcs.

Due Date: To be determined

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor T. Caterina asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The Committee adjourned at 5:55 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk