COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND

LICENCE APPEAL  COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


July 10, 2014  –  Churchill Building

 

 

PRESENT

T. Caterina, B. Anderson, M. Oshry

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

K. Niziol, Office of the City Clerk

C. Ashmore, Law Branch

I. Russell / T. Rowley, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                              1

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                            1

1.2        Adoption of Minutes                                                                             1

2.          EXPLANATION OF APPEAL HEARING PROCESS                      2

3.          COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND LICENCE APPEAL COMMITTEE

               MATTERS                                                                                              2

3.1        Appeal of Order 154126820-001 - S. S., 8608 - 30 Ave. NW

                Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 546(1)(c)

             of the Municipal Government Act.                                                     3

3.2        Appeal of Order 150697244-001 - G. F., M. F. and B.F.,

             9840 - 76 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Order Pursuant

             to Section 546(1)(c) of the Municipal Government Act.               2

3.3        Appeal of Order 152970435-001 - M. P., 11206 - 85 Street

             NW, Edmonton, Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the

             Municipal Government Act.                                                                 5

3.4        Appeal of Order 155326788-001 - Equitable Holdings Ltd.          

             15315 - 95 Street NW, Edmonton, Order Pursuant to

             Section 546(1)(c) of the Municpal Government Act.                     5

3.5        Appeal of Order 155932446-001 - B. L. and J. T.,                            

             5116 - 206 Street NW, Edmonton, Order Pursuant to

             Section 546(1)(c) of the Municpal Government Act.                     5

4.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                    6

 

 

 

 

Carried

See Minutes

 

 

 

 

Action

 

 

Postponed

 

 

Withdrawn

 

 

Withdrawn

 

 

Withdrawn

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

T. Caterina called the meeting to order at 9:32 a.m.

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That the Items on the Agenda that have not been withdrawn be heard in the following order:  3.2, 3.1

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Oshry, B. Anderson

 

1.2

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That the June 12, 2014, Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, B. Anderson, M. Oshry

 

2.

EXPLANATION OF APPEAL HEARING PROCESS

 

 

T. Caterina explained the appeal hearing process and asked if anyone objected to any Member of the Community Standards Licence Appeal Committee hearing the appeals. No one objected.

 

3.

COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND LICENCE APPEAL COMMITTEE MATTERS

3.2

Appeal of Order – G. F., M. F. and B. F., 9840 - 76 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 546(1) of the Municipal Government Act

 

 

 

The Committee  was informed that a Postponement Request had been received.

The Appellant was not present but had submitted a written request.

Troy Courtoreille, Community Services Dept. advised the Committee that he supports the Postponement Request.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the Appeal hearing for G. F., M. F. and B. F., 9840 - 76 Avenue NW, Edmonton – Order Pursuant to Section 546(1)(c) of the Municipal Government Act, be postponed to the August 21, 2014, Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee meeting scheduled for 9:30 a.m. in the Churchill Building.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Oshry, B. Anderson

 

3.1

Appeal of Order - S.S., 8608 - 30 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 546(1)(c) of the Municipal Government Act

 

 

 

The Committee was informed that a Postponement Request had been received.

S. S., Appellant, spoke to the Postponement Request and answered the Committee's questions.

T. Courtoreille, Respondent, spoke to the Postponement Request and answered the Committee's questions.

C. Ashmore answered the Committee's questions.

Both S. S. and T. Courtoreille were given the opportunity for closing comments and answered further questions from the Committee.

C. Ashmore answered further questions from the Committee.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the Postponement Request for 8608 – 30  Avenue NW, Edmonton - Order Pursuant to Section 546(1)(c) of the Municipal Government Act, be denied.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Oshry, B. Anderson

 

 

 

S.S., Appellant made a presentation.

S.S. requested an additional 5 minutes to speak.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the Committee allow S. S. an additional five minutes to speak

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Oshry, B. Anderson

 

 

 

S.S., Appellant continued with his presentation and answered the Committee’s questions. He agreed to forward an electronic copy of the photos used for his presentation to K. Niziol, Office of the City Clerk.

T Courtoreille, Community Services Department, made a presentation and provided three sets of photographs dated 2011, May 23, 2014, and July 9, 2014, to the Appellant, Members of the Committee and the Office of the City Clerk.

 T. Courtoreille requested an additional five minutes to speak.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the Committee allow T. Courtoreille an additional five minutes to speak

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Oshry, B. Anderson

 

 

 

T. Courtoreille, Community Services Department, concluded his presentation.

S. S. responded to T. Courtoreille's presentation and showed additional photographs to illustrate improvements he has made to his property.

S. S. requested an additional 5 minutes to speak.

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

That the Committee deny S. S. an additional five minutes to speak

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Oshry, B. Anderson

 

 

 

T. Courtoreille provided closing comments.

The Committee met in private at 10:49 a.m. pursuant to Section 20 of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 11:12 a.m.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

The Committee varies the order.

The words “storage bins, garbage cans and ladders” are removed from the original Order dated May 26, 2014.

You are therefore ordered to remove all wood, steel pipes, table, exercise equipment, plastic bags, window frames, door, barrels, lattice sheets, toys, tools, brass stand, skylight, glass panes, kids pools, sink, fencing material, all items tarped or untarped, loose litter and other assorted materials from the entire property and take any actions or remove any other items that are contributing to the unsightly condition of the property.

And thereafter maintain the property to prevent the reoccurrence of any unsightly condition detrimental to the surrounding area.

Community Services Dept.

 

Due Date:  Jun 9, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Oshry, B. Anderson

 

3.3

Appeal of Order - M .P., 10851 - 75 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the Municipal Government Act

 

 

 

K. Niziol, Office of the City Clerk, advised the Committee that pursuant to an inspection conducted on the property, Administration has withdrawn the Order against this property because it is now in compliance with the Community Standards Bylaw 14600.

 

3.4

Appeal of Order - Equitable Holdings Ltd., 515, 10503 - 98 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 546(1)(c) of the Municipal Government Act

 

 

 

K. Niziol, Office of the City Clerk, advised the Committee that pursuant to an inspection conducted on the property, Administration has withdrawn the Order against this property because it is now in compliance with the Community Standards Bylaw 14600.

 

3.5

Appeal of Order – B. L. and J. T., 5116 - 206 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 546(1)(c) of the Municipal Government Act

 

 

 

T Courtoreille, Community Services Department, advised the Committee that an inspection on the afternoon of July 9, 2014, confirmed the property is now in compliance with the Community Standards Bylaw 14600 and the Order will be Withdrawn.

 

4.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:18 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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T. Caterina, Chair                                                                City Clerk