URBAN PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


August 23, 2017  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

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

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, S. McKeen
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                                                                           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
3.1        Historic and Low Density Character Retention – Stadium Station
             Area Redevelopment Plan and Viewpoint DC1
             (M. Nickel/T. Caterina)                                                                         3

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Amendments to the Zoning Bylaw to Clarify Minor

             and Major Home Based Businesses                                              4

5.2        Administration's Response to ETSAB Recommendations     4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Breathe: Edmonton's Green Network Strategy                           5

6.2        Bylaw 17936 - Access Closure to a Titled Parcel

             at 15860 - 41 Avenue SW on 41 Avenue SW                                 6

6.3        Update on River Valley Alliance Capital Projects

             - Changes to Scope, Schedules and Funding                             6

6.4        LRT Parts: High-Value Non-competitive open-order

             agreements                                                                                            7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                8

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           8

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   8

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  8

 

 

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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 B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the August 23, 2017, Urban Planning Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Replacement Pages:

  • 6.1 Breathe: Edmonton's Green Network Strategy
    -
    Attachment 2, Pages 71, 85, 86, 119, 122 and 123 of 154

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, M. Nickel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the July 5, 2017, Urban Planning Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. 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, 6.3 and 6.4.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

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

6.1 Breathe: Edmonton's Green Network Strategy

  • R. Preston, Urban Development Institute - Edmonton Region
  • C. Richmond, Sierra Club Canada

6.3 Update on River Valley Alliance Capital Projects - Changes to Scope, Schedules and Funding

  • L. Parish, Rossdale Community League

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, M. Nickel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

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

3.1

Historic and Low Density Character Retention - Stadium Station Area Redevelopment Plan and Viewpoint DCI
(M. Nickel
/T. Caterina)

 

 

 

That Administration provide a report on:

  1. The specific direction provided by the Stadium Station Area Redevelopment Plan and Viewpoint DC1 to retain the historic and low density character of the Viewpoint area
  2. The impact of this direction on the proposed subdivision and potential future redevelopment of the property
  3. How potential new DC1s would approach the conservation of historic and low density character of a worthy area in comparison to the Viewpoint DC1.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 


Due by:

November 2017

 

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Amendments to the Zoning Bylaw to Clarify Minor and Major Home Based Businesses

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of
September 6, 2017, be approved.

 

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date: Sept. 6, 2017

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, M. Nickel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

5.2

Administration's Response to ETSAB Recommendations

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of February 2018, be approved.

 

City Ops.

Due Date: February 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, M. Nickel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Breathe: Edmonton's Green Network Strategy

 

 

 

P. Ohm and G. Smith, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

R. Preston, Urban Development Institute - Edmonton Region; and C. Richmond, Sierra Club Canada, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

P. Ohm, and G. Pearsell, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions. 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

  1. That the Open Space Policy C594, as set out  in Attachment 1 of the June 23, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4551, be approved.
  2. That Breathe: Edmonton’s Green Network Strategy, as outlined in Attachment 2 of the June 23, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4551, be approved.

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the following be added at the end of Part 2:

“with the following amendment:

That paragraph (a) of section 3.2.3.3 PROVISION STRATEGIES of Breathe: Edmonton's Green Network Strategy, as outlined in Attachment 2 of the June 23, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4551, be amended by adding “increased child friendly spaces”, after “active living.”

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Motion, as amended, put:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the Open Space Policy C594, as set out  in Attachment 1 of the June 23, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4551, be approved.

2.    That Breathe: Edmonton’s Green Network Strategy, as outlined in revised Attachment 2 of the June 23, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4551, be approved, with the following amendment:

That paragraph (a) of section 3.2.3.3 PROVISION STRATEGIES of Breathe: Edmonton's Green Network Strategy, as outlined in Attachment 2 of the June 23, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4551, be amended by adding “increased child friendly spaces”, after “active living.”

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.2

Bylaw 17936 - Access Closure to a Titled Parcel at 15860 - 41 Avenue SW on 41 Avenue SW

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That Bylaw 17936 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Knack, B. Henderson, M. Nickel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

6.3

Update on River Valley Alliance Capital Projects - Changes to Scope, Schedules and Funding

 

 

 

P. Ohm and P. Foster, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

L. Parish, Rossdale Community League, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services; P. Ohm,
P. Foster, and T. Wyman, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the scope change for the East End Trails and Boat Docks and Launches projects be considered during the Fall 2017 Supplementary Capital Budget Adjustment deliberations.

2.    That pending Council approval of the scope change for the East End Trails and Boat Docks and Launches, Administration negotiate amendments to the July 3, 2014, Master Agreement and the October 14, 2016, Amending Agreement No. 1 between the City of Edmonton and the River Valley Alliance (the “Funding Agreements”) to:
(i) extend the term to December 31, 2018
(ii) amend scope identified within Schedules B and C to allow for changes to the East End Trails and Boat Docks and Launches projects
(iii) remove the Touch the Water Promenade.

3.    That funding for Capital Profile 16-17-6160 - Touch the Water Promenade be released and a new Capital Profile for Touch the Water Promenade be brought forward for Council’s consideration during the 2019-2022 capital budget deliberations.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That Audit Committee work with the City Auditor to conduct a forensic review of what has been learned and what if anything can be learned from the delays with the Touch the Water project.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

Implementation and Progress of the Touch the Water Promenade

That Administration provide a report on the implementation and progress of the Touch the Water Promenade including how to get capital funding ready in 2019.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Due by:
To be determined

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.4

LRT Parts: High-Value Non-competitive open-order agreements

 

 

 

D. Jones, Deputy City Manager; C. McKeown and D. Webb, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That $2,225,000 be approved annually, for a term not to exceed ten years, for non-competitive open-order agreements to purchase parts for Light Rail Vehicles from eleven vendors as outlined in the August 23, 2017, City Operations report CR_5109, and that the agreements be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

City Ops.

City Manager

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

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 11:41 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk