COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


September 26, 2016  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons, *B. Henderson

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

ABSENT

M. Banga

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, A. Knack, M. Nickel, M. Walters

L. Cochrane, City Manager

I. MacLean, 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  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   4

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

5.          STATUS REPORT   4

5.1        Seniors Centres of the Future Strategy  4

5.2        Homelessness  Camps (S. McKeen) 5

6.          REPORTS   5

6.1        Scope of the International Winter Cities Conference and Partner         Funding Opportunities  5

6.2        Edmonton Public Library eplGo Service Point (Storefront Model – South) - Use of Funds  6

6.3        Wicihitowin Update  6

6.4        Edmonton Ski Club - Operational Subsidy Request 6

6.5        Seniors Centres Facilities - Options For Revised Partnership Model 7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES   8

7.1        Transportation Electrical Services Agreement with EPCOR Technologies - (M. Nickel) 8

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS   8

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE   8

10.        ADJOURNMENT   9

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor B. Esslinger called the meeting to order at
9:32 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the September 26, 2016, Community and Public Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Deletions:

7.1       Transportation Electrical Services Agreement With EPCOR Technologies (M. Nickel)

Attachment 3

 

Replacement Report:

6.2       Edmonton Public Library eplGO Service Point (Storefront model – South) – Use of Funds

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the September 12, 2016, Community and Public Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

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 debates: 6.1, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5 and 7.1

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

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

6.3 Wicihitowin Update

  • S. Hughes, Wicihitowin Society
  • A. Greatrix, Wicihitowin Society
  • S. Cardinal, Wicihitowin Society
  • L. Cardinal

6.4 Edmonton Ski Club

  • K. Saunders, Edmonton Ski Club

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the following items be made time specific:

6.4 Edmonton Ski Club - Operational Subsidy Request - first item of business 

6.1 Scope of the International Winter Cities Conference and Partner Funding Opportunities -
first item at 1:30 p.m.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Seniors Centres of the Future Strategy

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of First Quarter 2017 be approved.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
First Quarter 2017

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 


 

5.2

Homelessness Camps (S. McKeen)

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of
October 31, 2016, be approved.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
Oct. 31, 2016

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Scope of the International Winter Cities Conference and Partner Funding Opportunities

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Citizen Services; G. Kubish, ATB Financial; and K. Soles, Soles and Company, made presentations. 
S. Holdsworth, Citizen Services; and G. Kubish answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the September 26, 2016, Citizen Services report CR_3206, be received for information.

Clerk's Note: Once Council has received the above report for information, funds held pursuant to the amendment (OP16), passed at the November 27, 2015, City Council Budget meeting, may be released.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 


 

6.2

Edmonton Public Library eplGo Service Point (Storefront Model – South) - Use of Funds

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services recommend to City Council:

That the September 26, 2016, Edmonton Public Library report CR_3251, be received for information.

Clerk’s Note: Once Council has received the above report for information, funds held pursuant to the amendment (OP19) passed at the November 27, 2015, City Council Budget meeting, may be released.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.3

Wicihitowin Update

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Citizen Services, made a presentation.
L. Brenneis, M. Chow and R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions. 

A. Greatrix and S. Hughes, Wicihitowin Society; and
L. Cardinal made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the September 26, 2016, Citizen Services report CR_3896, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.4

Edmonton Ski Club - Operational Subsidy Request

 

 

 

R. Jevne, Citizen Services, made a presentation. R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, and R. Jevne, Citizen Services;
A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, and
J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services;
L. Cochrane, City Manager; and G. Peskens, Financial and Corporate Services, answered the Committee's questions.

K. Saunders, Edmonton Ski Club, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Edmonton Ski Club be granted $388,000 from the 2016 Citizen Services budget to support the Club's operations and debt reduction for the 2016/2017 season.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

Edmonton Ski Club Unfunded Operating Budget Service Package

That Administration prepare an unfunded operating budget service package for consideration by Council during the
2016 Fall Supplemental Operating Budget Adjustment deliberations for  funding to support the Edmonton Ski Club’s operations and debt reduction.

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
2016 Fall Supplemental Operating Budget Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.5

Seniors Centres Facilities - Options for Revised Partnership Model

 

 

 

J. Meliefste and P. Ladouceur, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made presentations. A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, and J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services; and R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

1. That amendments to the lease agreements between the City of Edmonton and the four Seniors' Centres in City-owned facilities in accordance with Option 4 of the September 26, 2016, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_3649, be approved, and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

Seniors' Centre Investment Program Review

2. That Administration provide a report on the review of the Seniors' Centre Investment Program in consideration and in alignment with the upcoming Seniors' Centres of the Future report (to be brought forward in Q1 2017).

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Due by:
First 
Quarter 2017

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Esslinger, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Transportation Electrical Services Agreement with EPCOR Technologies - (M. Nickel)

 

 

 

D. Jones, Deputy City Manager, G. Cebryk and 
C. Walbaum, City Operations, made presentations.
G. Cebryk and C. Walbaum, City Operations; and
A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions. 

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the September 26, 2016, City Operations report CR_3539, be received for information.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, S. McKeen, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Esslinger, M. Banga

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor S. McKeen asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 2:32 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk