COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


March 20, 2019  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen, A. Paquette
L. Cochrane, City Manager

D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk

R. Yusuf, 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                                                                            3

1.3        Adoption of Minutes                                                                           5

1.4        Protocol Items                                                                                      5

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             5

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      5

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              5

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         6

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 7

4.          UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS                                       7

             Playground Zone Guidelines                                                            7

             First km/Last km Transit Challenge                                                7

             Bike Sharing Program Viability                                                        7

             Bike Parking Spaces                                                                           7

             Vehicle Noise Mitigation Plan                                                           7

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               7

5.1        Raves within the City of Edmonton – Final Report                    7

5.2        Funding for Juno Event - Attraction - Business

             Case                                                                                                        8

5.3        City-Wide Public Washroom Strategy                                            8

5.4        Recover: Edmonton's Urban Wellness Plan -

             Governance Structure                                                                        8

5.5        Wally Footz Baseball Park – Interim Uses                                    8

5.6        Interim Housing                                                                                   9

5.7        Impacts and Actual Costs of Cannabis Legalization                 9

5.8        Efficiency Factor Business Case                                                    9

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              9

6.1        Contractual Reporting – Semi Annual Report -

             Edmonton Police Service                                                                  9

6.2        Vision Zero Annual Report                                                             10

6.3        Traffic Safety and Automated Enforcement Reserve

             Schedule - Implications of Reducing Operations

             Budgets                                                                                                11

6.4        Playground Zone Guidelines - Further Information                 12

6.5        Community Traffic Management Program                                 12

6.6        Residential Speed Limits                                                                12

6.7        Small School Buses on Residential Streets                              12

6.8        Options on the Current Status - Canoe, Kayak and

             Paddling River Access                                                                     12

6.9        Designated Smoking Areas on City Property                            12

6.10      Fire Service to Enoch Cree First Nation                                     13

6.11      Dogs in Open Spaces Implementation Plan                              13

6.12      Status of the Urban Hen Project                                                   13

6.13      Review of Edmonton Federation of Community

             Leagues’ Service Packages                                                           13

6.14      Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th

             Anniversary Project                                                                          13

6.15      Landlord and Tenant Advisory Board – Additional

             Information Post Budget 2019-2022 Discussion                       14

6.16      Alberta Aviation Museum - Work Plan                                         14

6.17      C5 Community Hub - 4-year period Budget and Work

             Plan                                                                                                       14

6.18      Edmonton Arts Council - 2019 Festival Operating

             Grant Recommendations                                                                15

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                              15

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                         15

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                15

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                15

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor S. Hamilton called the meeting to order at
9:30 a.m.

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Addition:

6.6 Residential Speed Limits

 

Request for Postponement:

6.13 Review of Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues’ Service Packages

That the March 20, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_6780, be postponed to the April 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Apr. 10, 2019

Recommendations from Agenda Review Committee

6.7 - Small School Buses on Residential Streets

That the March 20, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_6079, be postponed to the April 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Apr. 10, 2019

 

6.8 - Options on the Current Status - Canoe, Kayak and Paddling River Access

That the March 20, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_6542, be postponed to the April 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Apr. 10, 2019

 

6.11 - Dogs in Open Spaces Implementation Plan

That the March 20, 2019, City Operations report CR_6763, be postponed to the April 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee.

City Ops.

Due Date:
Apr. 10, 2019

 

6.12 - Status of the Urban Hen Project

That the March 20, 2019, City Operations report CR_6776, be postponed to the April 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Apr. 10, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the March 6, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

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: 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.9 and 6.14.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

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

6.2   Vision Zero Annual Report

6.3   Traffic Safety and Automated Enforcement
Reserve Schedule Implications of Reducing Operations Budgets

6.4   Playground Zone Guidelines – Further
  Information

6.5   Community Traffic Management Program

6.6   Residential Speed Limits

·         T. Kasawski

·         S. Finkelman

·         J. Cardillo

·         J. Ragsdale

·         K. El-Basyouny

·         J. Miazga

·         A. Kim

·         T. Querengesser

·         T. Pavlek

·         D. Martin

 

 

6.14      Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues  
100th Anniversary Project

 

·         J. Haddow, Freewill Shakespeare Festival

·         T. Crawshaw, The Rock and Roll Society of Edmonton

·         A. Bolstad, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         L. Cunningham-Shpeley, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         M. Lanteigne, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         A. Armstrong, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         N. Begoray, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         J. St.Cyr, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         D. Dodge, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         L. Smith

·         J. Gibbon, Edmonton Heritage Festival Association

·         R. Barber, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         M. Gosselin, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         L. Rosinski, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         F. Porter, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         C. Wynters, Edmonton Festivals who use William Hawrelak Park

·         J. Ragsdale

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That item 6.14 - Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th Anniversary Project, be made time specific, first item of business at 1:30 p.m.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS

 

Playground Zone Guidelines

 

 

 

Revised Due Date: January 30, 2019 (approved at the January 16, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee).

 

 

First km/Last km Transit Challenge

 

 

 

Dealt with: At the January 15, 2019, Urban Planning Committee meeting.

 

 

Bike Sharing Program Viability

 

 

 

Dealt with: At the January 15, 2019, Urban Planning Committee meeting.

 

 

Bike Parking Spaces

 

 

 

Dealt with: At the January 15, 2019, Urban Planning Committee meeting.

 

 

Vehicle Noise Mitigation Plan

 

 

 

Revised Due Date: April 10, 2019 (approved at the March 6, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee).

 

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Raves within the City of Edmonton – Final Report

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of May 22, 2019, be approved.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
May. 22, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

5.2

Funding for Juno Event - Attraction - Business Case

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 24, 2019, be approved.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Apr. 24, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

5.3

City-Wide Public Washroom Strategy

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 24, 2019, be approved.

Citizen Svcs.
Due Date:
Apr. 24, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

5.4

Recover: Edmonton's Urban Wellness Plan - Governance Structure

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of June 26, 2019, be approved.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Jun. 26, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

5.5

Wally Footz Baseball Park – Interim Uses

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 10, 2019, be approved.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Apr. 10, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

 

5.6

Interim Housing

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of May 8, 2019, be approved.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
May 8, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

5.7

Impacts and Actual Costs of Cannabis Legalization

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of June 26, 2019, be approved.

Edmonton Police Commission

Due Date:
Jun. 26, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

5.8

Efficiency Factor Business Case

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of June 26, 2019, be approved.

 

Edmonton Police Commission

Due Date:
Jun. 26, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Contractual Reporting – Semi Annual Report - Edmonton Police Service

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2019, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_6961, be received for information.

Edmonton Police Commission

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.2

Vision Zero Annual Report

 

 

 

Items 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5 and 6.6 were dealt with together.

 

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager and S. Ibrahim, City Operations, made presentations.

 

T. Kasawski made a presentation and answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee hear from N. Hall.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

 

 

S. Finkelman; J. Cardillo; K. El-Basyouny; T. Querengesser; T. Pavlek; D. Martin; and N. Hall made presentations and answered the Committee's questions. J. Ragsdale; and
A. Kim, made presentations.

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services; C. Owen, Deputy City Manager, Communications and Engagement; G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, B. Simpson, G. Shimko, A. Jones, S. Ibrahim, City Operations; and C. Walbaum, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

Draft Framework and Bylaw Amendments – Local Residential Roads Speed Limits

1.    That Administration draft a framework to change the speed limits on local residential roads from 50 km/hr to 40 km/hr, including draft bylaw amendments, and return to the April 24, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting.

Unfunded Capital Profile – School Safety Program

2.    That Administration bring to the Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustments an unfunded capital profile to increase the number of schools per year within the School Safety Program by 24 to a total of 48 schools.

Unfunded Capital Profile - Pedestrian Crosswalk Enhancements

3.    That Administration bring an unfunded capital profile to the:

a)    Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustments for the completion of outstanding pedestrian crosswalk enhancements from the 2019 program and funding additional locations as per the October 31, 2018, City Operations report CR_5992.

Unfunded Capital Profile – Completion to the Pedestrian Crosswalk

b)    Fall 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustments with an unfunded capital profile to complete the upgrades for 2020-2022.

City Ops.

 

Due Date:
Apr. 24, 2019




City Ops.


Due Date:
May 14, 2019, Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustments


City Ops.


 

Due Date:
May 14, 2019,  
Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustments



City Ops.

Due Date:
Dec. 11, 2019, Fall 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustments

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.3

Traffic Safety and Automated Enforcement Reserve Schedule - Implications of Reducing Operations Budgets

 

 

 

Items 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5 and 6.6 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

 

That the March 20, 2019, City Operations report
CR_6603, be received for information.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.4

Playground Zone Guidelines - Further Information

 

 

 

Items 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5 and 6.6 were dealt with together.

See item 6.2.

 

6.5

Community Traffic Management Program

 

 

 

Items 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5 and 6.6 were dealt with together.

See item 6.2.

 

6.6

Residential Speed Limits

 

 

 

Items 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5 and 6.6 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

Residential Speed Limits – Updated Information

That the March 20, 2019, City Operations report CR_5967, be referred to Administration to fully address the motions passed at the April 24/25, 2018, City Council meeting and return to the September 18, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee.

City Ops.




Due Date: Sept. 18, 2019

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.7

Small School Buses on Residential Streets

 

 

 

Postponed to the April 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting. See item 1.2.

 

6.8

Options on the Current Status - Canoe, Kayak and Paddling River Access

 

 

 

Postponed to the April 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting. See item 1.2.

 

6.9

Designated Smoking Areas on City Property

 

 

 

Motion on the Floor at City Council:

 

MOVED J. Dziadyk - A. Knack (Made at the July 10/11, 2018, City Council meeting):

1.    That Administration establish a dedicated cannabis smoking area in William Hawrelak Park. This type of area should also allow tobacco smoke and be appropriately sited, away from places where children typically congregate.

2.    That Administration consider that designated cannabis smoking areas also be established at other city parks, golf courses, and other areas of public property, at the discretion of the City Manager and that Administration report back by memorandum to Council in the Third Quarter 2019 with an update.

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, and D. Aitken, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the following be adopted as a substitute for the Motion on the Floor:

That Administration provide a memorandum to Council in the third quarter of 2019 with an update on work towards appropriately sited designated cannabis and tobacco smoking areas that have been or could be established at William Hawrelak Park, other City parks, golf courses, and other areas of public property, at the discretion of the City Manager.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.10

Fire Service to Enoch Cree First Nation

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_6698, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.11

Dogs in Open Spaces Implementation Plan

 

 

 

Postponed to the April 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting. See item 1.2.

 

6.12

Status of the Urban Hen Project

 

 

 

Postponed to the April 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting. See item 1.2.

 

6.13

Review of Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues’ Service Packages

 

 

 

Postponed to the April 10, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting. See item 1.2.

 

6.14

Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th Anniversary Project

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, and R. Jevne, Citizen Services, made a presentation.

A. Bolstad, L. Cunningham-Shpeley, M. Lanteigne,
A. Armstrong, N. Begoray, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues; J. Haddow, Freewill Shakespeare Festival; C. Wynters, Edmonton Festivals who use William Hawrelak Park; T. Crawshaw, The Rock and Roll Society of Edmonton; and J. Gibbon, Edmonton Heritage Festival Association, made presentations and answered the Committee’s questions. D. Dodge, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, made a presentation.

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, and R. Jevne, Citizen Services; and C. Walbaum and P. Ladouceur, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

Further Information - Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th Anniversary project and Hawrelak Park Rehabilitation

That Administration work with the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues and the festivals that use Hawrelak Park to resolve outstanding concerns arising from the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th Anniversary project and provide more information on the Hawrelak Park rehabilitation, and return to City Council during consideration of the Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustments.

Citizen Svcs.

 



Due Date:
May 14, 2019, Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustments

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.15

Landlord and Tenant Advisory Board – Additional Information Post Budget 2019-2022 Discussion

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_6783, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.16

Alberta Aviation Museum - Work Plan

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the March 20, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_6841, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.17

C5 Community Hub - 4-year period Budget and Work Plan

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

1.    That the March 20, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_6842, be received for information.

2.    That a funding agreement in the amount of $1,200,000 between the City of Edmonton and Boyle Street Services Society for the C5 North East Community Hub project, as outlined in Attachment 4 of the March 20, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_ 6842, be approved, and that the agreement be acceptable in form and content to the City Manager.

Citizen Svcs.




Office of the City Manager

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.18

Edmonton Arts Council - 2019 Festival Operating Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations set out in Attachment 1 of the March 20, 2019, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_6995, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor S. Hamilton asked if there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 5:15 p.m.

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk