COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


October 9, 2012  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, *S. Mandel

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Diotte, T. Caterina
C. MacKenzie, Office of the City Clerk
N. Rajan, 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/AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE

             POSTPONEMENTS - REVISED                                                        4

5.1        Lifespan and Warranty work of Edmonton Police

             Services Vehicles                                                                                5

5.2        Fire Services - Employment Barriers                                             5

5.3        Utilization of Enterprise Square Galleries and

             Program Space                                                                                     5

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              6

6.1        Edmonton's Poverty Reduction Initiative                                     6

6.2        Utilization of Enterprise Square Galleries and

             Program Space                                                                                     6

6.3        Coronation Community Recreation Centre -

             Feasibility Study                                                                                   6

6.4        Plan for Canada's 150 Year History Celebration -

             Planning and projects, and considerations for

             next steps.                                                                                             7

6.5        Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw - Review                           8

6.6        Establishment of Africa Centre - Follow-up

             Information                                                                                            9

6.7        License Agreement with Hockey Edmonton for

             2012/2013 Winter Ice Arena Rentals                                                9

6.8        Art of Living Implementation Plan - Annual Update                   9

6.9        Federation Internationale de Football Association

             - Commonwealth Stadium Upgrades - Capital

             Development                                                                                       10

6.10       2012 Community Facility Partner Capital Grant -

             2012 Grant Award Recommendations                                         10

6.11      Seniors Transit - High Level Business Plan                              11

6.12      Community Investment Program - Project Grant for

              Individual Artists                                                                               11

6.13       Edmonton Police Commission Radio System

              Maintenance                                                                                       11

6.14       Contractual Reporting - Semi Annual Information

              Report - Edmonton Police Service                                               12

7.           RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                             12

8.           PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                        12

9.           NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

              NOTICE                                                                                               12

10.         ADJOURNMENT                                                                               12

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

 

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor E. Gibbons called the meeting to order at
9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the October 9, 2012, Community Services Committee agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

5.      Status Reports - Community Services Committee -
         October 9, 2012 - Revised

6.3    Coronation Community Recreation Centre –
         Feasibility Study - Revised Attachment 1

6.9    Federation Internationale de Football Association -
         Commonwealth Stadium Upgrades – Capital
         Development

6.11  Seniors Transit - High Level Business Plan

Deletion

6.2  Utilization of Enterprise Square Galleries and Program
       Space

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the September 17, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

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: 5.3, 6.1, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10 and 6.11

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

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

6.1  Edmonton's Poverty Reduction Initiative

·         S. Morrissey, Edmonton Social Planning Council

6.3  Coronation Community Recreation Centre -
       Feasibility Study

·         D. Embury, Argyll Velodrome

·         T. Whitten, Argyll Velodrome

·         A. Schietzsch/L. Thiessen, Woodcroft Community Legue

·         B. Hetherington, Edmonton Triathlon Academy

6.5  Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw - Review

·         S. McDonald, Edmonton Humane Society

·         B. Wagner, Edmonton Humane Society

6.11 Seniors Transit - High Level Business Plan

·         S. Hallett, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the following items be made time specific:

6.5  Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw - Review

4th item of Business

6.11  Seniors Transit - High Level Business Plan

11 a.m.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT/AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE POSTPONEMENTS - REVISED

5.1

Lifespan and Warranty work of Edmonton Police Services Vehicles

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of November 6, 2012, be approved.

 

Police Commission/ Corporate Svcs.

Due Date: Nov. 6, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

5.2

Fire Services - Employment Barriers

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of November 20, 2012, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Nov. 20, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

5.3

Utilization of Enterprise Square Galleries and Program Space

 

 

 

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

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of November 6, 2012, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Nov. 6, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

6.

REPORTS

 

Edmonton's Poverty Reduction Initiative

 

 

 

K. Barnhart, Community Services; and A. Smith, United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, made a presentation.

S. Morrissey, Edmonton Social Planning Council, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

K. Barnhart, and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services; and A. Smith, United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Terms of Reference for the 2012 – 2013 Council Initiative Edmonton’s Poverty Reduction Initiative, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the October 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW027, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

6.2

Utilization of Enterprise Square Galleries and Program Space

 

 

 

This item was deleted. (See item 1.2.)

 

 

 

 

 

6.3

Coronation Community Recreation Centre - Feasibility Study

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation.

A. Schietzsch, Woodcroft Community League; D. Embury, Argyll Velodrome; B. Hetherington, Edmonton Triathlon Academy; and T. Whitten, Argyll Velodrome, made presentations. A document from P. Findlay was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

D. Embury, Argyll Velodrome; B. Hetherington, Edmonton Triathlon Academy; A. Schietzsch, Woodcroft Community League; and T. Whitten, Argyll Velodrome, answered the Committee's questions.

L. Cochrane, General Manager, J. Kabarchuk and
R. Jevne, Community Services; and L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

Unfunded Capital Project Profile for Coronation Community Recreation Centre/Velodrome

1.  That Administration prepare an unfunded capital project profile for full design costs for the Velodrome and triathlon facilities at the Coronation Community Recreation Centre, for consideration at the fall 2012 supplementary capital budget adjustment.

Costs of Keeping the Coronation Arena in Operation as a Temporary Measure

2.  That Administration prepare a report for the October 31, 2012, City Council meeting, outlining detailed information on the costs of keeping the Coronation Arena operation as a temporary measure.

Coronation Arena/Velodrome - Memorandum of Understanding

3.  That Administration consult with the Woodcroft Community League and the stakeholders involved in the Velodrome project, including the Velodrome Association and Triathlon Society, and return to Committee with a report outlining a Memorandum of Understanding, including proposed commitments of support from the provincial and federal governments.

10-Year Arena Capital Development Strategy Update

4.  That Administration prepare a report providing an update on the Arena Capital Development Strategy 2009 – 2019.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Oct. 31, 2012

City Council

 

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Oct. 31, 2012

City Council

 

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Mar.12, 2013

 

 

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Mar.12, 2013

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

 

 

 

6.4

Plan for Canada's 150 Year History Celebration - Planning and projects, and considerations for next steps.

 

 

 

B. Hlus, Office of the City Manager; and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Mayor send a letter to engage the Provincial and Federal Governments in dialogue about their intentions for funding the Celebration of Canada's 150th Birthday and to consider support of legacy projects.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

6.5

Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw - Review

 

 

 

D. Aitken, Community Services, made a presentation.

S. McDonald and B. Wagner, Edmonton Humane Society, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions. A document provided by the Edmonton Humane Society was distributed to Members of the Committee, and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

D. Aitken and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

1.  That Administration prepare, for the October 17, 2012, City Council meeting, a Bylaw to Amend Bylaw 13145, based upon Attachment 4 of the October 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CST014.

Options to Deal with Nuisance Dogs

2.  That Administration provide a report back to Committee that outlines options to deal with owners and nuisance dogs that are chronic offenders or have been involved in dog attacks but have not yet been or will not be deemed restricted.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Oct. 17, 2012  City Council 

Part 2

Due Date
Jan. 29, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.6

Establishment of Africa Centre - Follow-up Information

 

 

 

K. Barnhart and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the October 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW023, be received for information.

 

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

Support to the Multicultural Community

That Administration provide a report to Community Services Committee detailing the levels of support provided to the multicultural community and any gaps that still exist.

 

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Jan. 15, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

6.7

License Agreement with Hockey Edmonton for 2012/2013 Winter Ice Arena Rentals

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That a License Agreement with Hockey Edmonton for revenues totaling $3,428,626.51 (including GST), for City of Edmonton arena ice usage for the 2012/2013 winter ice season, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the October 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSP016, be approved, and that the Agreement be, in form and content, acceptable to the City Manager.

 

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

6.8

Art of Living Implementation Plan - Annual Update

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, L. Brenneis and D. Ridley, Community Services; and J. Mahon, Edmonton Arts Council, answered the committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the October 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSS014, be received for information.

 

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.9

Federation Internationale de Football Association - Commonwealth Stadium Upgrades - Capital Development

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  L. Cochrane, General Manager, R. Smyth, and R. Jevne, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the October 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSS016, be received for information.

 

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.10

2012 Community Facility Partner Capital Grant - 2012 Grant Award Recommendations

 

 

 

L. Brenneis and L. Cochrane, General Manager, and
R. Smyth, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.   That the 2012 Community Facility Partner Capital Grant award recommendations as outlined in Attachment 1 of the October 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW028, be approved.

2.   That under the 2012 Community Facility Partner Capital Grant Program, multi-year funding for the North Edmonton Gymnastics Club (2013 and 2014) and the Edmonton Radial Railway Society (2013), be approved.

3.   That a funding agreement in an amount up to $1,347,630 with the North Edmonton Gymnastics Club, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the October 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW028, be approved, and that the agreement be acceptable, in form and content, to the City Manager.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.11

Seniors Transit - High Level Business Plan

 

 

 

K. Barnhart, Community Services, made a presentation.

S. Hallett, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council, made a presentation.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the October 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW021, be postponed to the October 23, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Oct. 23, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

 

 

 

6.12

Community Investment Program - Project Grant for Individual Artists

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the grant recommendations as outlined in Attachment 2 of the October 9, 2012, Edmonton Arts Council report 2012EAC011, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

 

 

 

6.13

Edmonton Police Commission Radio System Maintenance

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That an agreement with Harris Canada Systems Inc., in the amount of $3.5 million, for radio system maintenance services over five years, be approved.

 

Police Commission

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

 

 

 

 

6.14

Contractual Reporting - Semi Annual Information Report - Edmonton Police Service

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the October 9, 2012, Edmonton Police Commission report 2012POAC11, be received for information.

 

Police Commission

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, S. Mandel

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor E. Gibbons asked if there were any Notices of Motions.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 4 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk