URBAN PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


August 31, 2016  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

A. Knack, D. Loken, M. Nickel, *D. Iveson
*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150, Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

B. Henderson

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, E. Gibbons, S. McKeen, M. Walters
L. Cochrane, City Manager
S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk
D. Siebold, 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                                                                                      2

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                                                                 4

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Mature Neighbourhood Overlay Review - Engagement

             Update                                                                                                    4

6.2        Defining and Addressing Community Character

             Within the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay Review -

             Shaping Edmonton's Urban Identity                                              5

6.3        Terwillegar Park Parking Lot Expansion -

             Environmental Review                                                                       6

6.4        Environmental Impact Assessment of Rossdale Water

             Treatment Plant Guardhouse, Parking Lot and

             Fence Upgrades                                                                                   7

6.5        Notice of Intention to Designate First Baptist

             Church as a Municipal Historic Resource                                     7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                8

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           8

8.1        Residential/Public Parking facility - Century Park                      8

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   8

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  8

 

 

 

Carried

Carried

None

 

See minutes

See minutes

None

None

None

None

 

 

Action

 

 

Carried

 

Carried

 

 

Carried

 

Carried

 

 

Postponed

 

None

 

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 M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the August 31, 2016, Urban Planning Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following change:

Replacement report:

8.1 Residential/Public Parking Facility – Century Park – PRIVATE

(Sections 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That the August 17, 2016, Urban Planning Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

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, and 8.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

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

6.1      Mature Neighbourhood Overlay Review - Engagement Update

·         I. Blain, West Jasper Sherwood Community League

·         M. Crowley, Ottewell Community League

·         D. Hiltz, Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Edmonton Region

·         M. Soprovich, Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Edmonton Region

·         B. Zubot, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         E. Solez, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         S. Kamp, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         J. Hardstaff, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         G. Christenson

6.2      Defining and Addressing Community Character Within the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay Review – Shaping Edmonton’s Urban Identity

·         I. Blain, West Jasper Sherwood Community League

·         J. Hardstaff, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         E. Solez, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         B. Zubot, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         S. Kamp, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

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

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Mature Neighbourhood Overlay Review - Engagement Update

 

 

 

C. Kirsop, Sustainable Development, made a presentation.

I. Blain, West Jasper Sherwood Community League;
M. Crowley, Ottewell Community League; D. Hiltz, and
M. Soprovich; Canadian Home Builders' Association - Edmonton Region, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions. A handout provided by M. Crowley was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

A handout provided by Councillor M. Nickel was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

B. Zubot, E. Solez, S. Kamp, and J. Hardstaff, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

C. Kirsop, L. Balone, and D. Hales, Sustainable Development; and L. Cochrane, City Manager, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the August 31, 2016, Sustainable Development report CR_3616, be received for information.

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

Variances in Mature Neighbourhood Overlay

That Administration provide a follow-up report to the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay review including the following:

·         Number of variances of the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay by neighbourhood for recent years

·         Types of variances granted (category breakdown)

·         Variances objected to at the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

·         Variances overturned/supported by the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

Sustainable Dev.

Due Date:
First Quarter 2017

 

 

 

R. G. Klassen, Deputy City Manager, and L. Balone, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

6.2

Defining and Addressing Community Character Within the Mature Neighbourhood Overlay Review - Shaping Edmonton's Urban Identity

 

 

 

C. Kirsop, Sustainable Development, made a presentation.

J. Hardstaff, E. Solez, B. Zubot, and S. Kamp, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, made presentations.
A handout provided by E. Solez was distributed to mebmers of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk. J. Hardstaff, B. Zubot, and S. Kamp answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the August 31, 2016, Sustainable Development report CR_3187, be received for information.

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

6.3

Terwillegar Park Parking Lot Expansion - Environmental Review

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That the Terwillegar Parking Lot, Edmonton, Alberta. Environmental Impact Assessment and the Terwillegar Park Parking Lot, Site Location Study, Edmonton, Alberta, outlined in Attachments 1 and 2 of the August 31, 2016, Sustainable Development report CR_3779, be approved.

2. That the river valley location of the expanded Terwillegar Park parking lot described as “the Project” in the Terwillegar Park Parking Lot, Edmonton, Alberta. Environmental Impact Assessment, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the August 31, 2016, Sustainable Development report CR_3779, be deemed essential and approved pursuant to Section 3.5.1 of the North Saskatchewan River Valley Area Redevelopment Plan, Bylaw 7188.

3. That the amendments to the Terwillegar Park Concept Plan Study, as outlined in Attachment 3 of the August 31, 2016, Sustainable Development report CR_3779, be approved.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

6.4

Environmental Impact Assessment of Rossdale Water Treatment Plant Guardhouse, Parking Lot and Fence Upgrades

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That the Environmental Impact Assessment and Site Location Study, as outlined in Attachment 1 and 2 of the August 31, 2016, Sustainable Development report CR_3879, be approved.

2. That the location of the Rossdale Water Treatment Plant Guardhouse, parking lot and fence upgrades as outlined in Attachment 2 of the August 31, 2016, Sustainable Development report CR_3879, be deemed essential and approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

6.5

Notice of Intention to Designate First Baptist Church as a Municipal Historic Resource

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That a Notice of Intention to Designate a Municipal Historic Resource, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the August 30, 2016, Sustainable Development report CR_3799, be served on the owners of the property occupied by First Baptist Church, located at 10033 - 109 Street NW in accordance with Section 26 of the Alberta Historical Resources Act, RSA 2000.

2. That funding of up to $100,546.50 for this project be provided from the Heritage Reserve Fund.

3. That the City Manager be appointed to implement matters arising from the issuance of the Notice of Intention to Designate a Municipal Historic Resource.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Residential/Public Parking facility - Century Park

 

 

 

R. G. Klassen, Deputy City Manager, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

1.    That the August 31, 2016, Sustainable Development report CR_2858, be postponed to the September 14, 2016, Urban Planning Committee meeting.

2.    That the August 31, 2016, Sustainable Development report CR_2858, remain private pursuant to sections 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Sustainable Dev.

Due Date:
Sept. 14, 2016

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Henderson

 

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 12:00 noon.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk