URBAN PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


October 2, 2018  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, D. Iveson*

*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 15(3), Council Committees Bylaw 18156

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

S. McKeen, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson, M. Nickel and T. Cartmell
S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk
W. Allsopp, 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             2

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      2

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              3

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

4.          REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING      3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Options for Managing Impacts of Major and Minor

             Alcohol Sales                                                                                        3

6.2        Impact of Bylaw 17836 - Exemption to the 500

             metre Separation Distance between Liquor Stores

             in Suburban Contexts                                                                        5

6.3        Impact of Clustered Pawn Stores on Local

             Socio-Economic Conditions                                                             5

6.4        Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Regulations

             for Pawn Stores                                                                                    6

6.5        Administration's Review and Comments of Section

             of Report "Consideration of Council"  -

             Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Chair                   6

6.6        Net Energy Savings Process                                                           7

6.7        Riverbend/Terwillegar, Windermere and Heritage

             Valley Integrated and Phased Approach Options -

             Express Bus and Park and Ride Recommendations -

             South East Edmonton Road Infrastructure - North

             East River Crossing                                                                            7

6.8        Terwillegar Drive Improvements                                                     8

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                9

7.1        Edmonton Transit Service Data - School Service

             (B. Esslinger)                                                                                         9

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           9

8.1        Naming Committee - Request for Direction to Fill

             Vacancy                                                                                                  9

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                10

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                10

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor M. Walters called the meeting to order at       9:32 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the October 2, 2018, Urban Planning Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the September 11, 2018, Urban Planning Committee minutes be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no protocol items.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

All items were selected for debate.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

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

6.1 Options for Managing Impacts of Major and Minor Alcohol Sales

·         I. Martinez, Alberta Liqour Store Association

·         I. Blain, West Jasper Sherwood Community League

·         D. Owens

·         S. Kovach, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

·         A. Koziak, Chateau Louis Liquor Store

6.3 Impact of Clustered Pawn Stores on Local Socio-Economic Conditions

·         I. Blain, West Jasper Sherwood Community League

·         D. Machado, Cash Canada 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

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

Options for Managing Impacts of Major and Minor Alcohol Sales

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager and C. Kirsop, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

I. Martinez, Alberta Liquor Store Association; I. Blain, West Jasper Sherwood Community Association; D. Owens;       S. Kovach, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues; and A. Koziak, Chateau Louis Liquor Store, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

C. Kirsop, D. Hales and L. Peter, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and J. Johnson, Financial and Corporate Services (Law), answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Major and Minor Alcohol Sales in the Downtown Core

That Administration prepare zoning bylaw amendments to:

1.    Reduce or eliminate the separation distance for Major and Minor Alcohol Sales in the downtown core, and include information about the implications of creating flexibility in high density residential and employment areas for alcohol sales; and

2.    Draft regulations to improve the design and safety of Major and Minor Alcohol Sales across the municipality.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

 

 

Due by: March 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

Impact of Location of Major and Minor Alcohol Sales

That Administration provide a report with the following information:

1.    The separation of Major and Minor Alcohol Sales from additional sensitive uses,

2.    Analysis of the impact of concentration of liquor stores on entertainment districts,

3.    Subdivision and Development Appeals Board decisions on appeals of Major and Minor Alcohol Sales,

4.    Current information about Cannabis Retail Sales approvals, variances and Subdivision and Development Appeals Board decisions; and

5.    A description of Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis’ jurisdiction as a regulator of liquor stores.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

 

Due by: March 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.2

Impact of Bylaw 17836 - Exemption to the 500 metre Separation Distance between Liquor Stores in Suburban Contexts

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the October 2, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_4335, be received for information.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.3

Impact of Clustered Pawn Stores on Local Socio-Economic Conditions

 

 

 

Items 6.3 and 6.4 were dealt with together.

A. Stevenson, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

I. Blain, West Jasper Sherwood Community League; and  D. Machado, Cash Canada, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, A. Stevenson and L. Peter, Urban Planning and Corporate Strategic Development; and J. Johnson, Financial and Corporate Services (Law), answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved: A. Knack

 

 

 

That the October 2, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_4754 be received for information.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

S. Hamilton

 

6.4

Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Regulations for Pawn Stores

 

 

 

Items 6.3 and 6.4 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Administration undertake the necessary steps to implement Options 1 to 3 only of the recommended approach to addressing pawn stores, as outlined in Table 1 of Attachment 2 of the October 2, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_4755.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

S. Hamilton

 

6.5

Administration's Review and Comments of Section of Report "Consideration of Council" - Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Chair

 

 

 

L. Peter and D. Hales, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and J. Johnson, Financial and Corporate Services (Law), answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the October 2, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_5873, be received for information.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev. 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.6

Net Energy Savings Process

 

 

 

M. Mellross and M. Brostrom, Regional and Economic Development; and O. Zakoc, Financial and Corporate Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the October 2, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_6075, be received for information.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.7

Riverbend/Terwillegar, Windermere and Heritage Valley Integrated and Phased Approach Options - Express Bus and Park and Ride Recommendations - South East Edmonton Road Infrastructure - North East River Crossing

 

 

 

R. Toohey, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

R. Toohey, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the October 2, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_5863, be received for information.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.8

Terwillegar Drive Improvements

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, and N. Lazurko, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation.

J. Meliefste and A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Administration:

1.   Advance public engagement on the Expressway option only for Terwillegar Drive; and

2.   Prepare a capital budget profile for construction of Terwillegar expressway for Council’s consideration during the 2019-2022 budget deliberations, including possibilities to stage the construction as outlined in the October 2, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_5730.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

Due by:
2019-2022 Budget Deliberations

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Edmonton Transit Service Data - School Service (B. Esslinger)

 

 

S. Feldman, City Operations, answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

That Administration work with School Boards to evaluate the current approach of providing school specials to work with the principles of the Bus Network Strategy.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

S. Hamilton

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Naming Committee - Request for Direction to Fill Vacancy

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

That the Committee meet in private pursuant to sections 17 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk,

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

S. Hamilton

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 4:16 p.m.

 

In Attendance:

·         M. Walters (Councillor)

·         A. Knack (Councillor)

·         J. Dziadyk (Councillor)

·         V. Gunderson, Office of the City Clerk (Subject Matter Expert)

·         S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         W. Allsopp, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the Committee meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk

 

 

 

The Committee met in public at 4:17 p.m.

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

S. Hamilton

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

1.    That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That the individual named in Attachment 1 of the October 2, 2018, Office of the City Manager report CR_6348 be appointed to the Naming Committee for the term October 9, 2018, to April 30, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

2.    That the October 2, 2018, Office of the City Manager report CR_6348 remain private pursuant to sections 17 (disclosure harmful to personal privacy) and 24 (advice from officials) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

S. Hamilton

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor M. Walters asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 4:17 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk