COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


June 3, 2010  –  Council Chamber

 

 

PRESENT

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

Councillors B. Henderson, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan
J. Charchun, Office of the City Clerk
L. Turvey, 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                                                                 3

3.1        Community Leagues Signage in Outdoor Rinks                        3

4.          STATUS REPORT - NONE                                                                 4

5.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

5.1        GLBTQ Pride Centre of Edmonton - Update                                4

5.2        Bylaw 15442 - To Amend the Community Standards

             Bylaw 14600                                                                                          4

5.3        REACH Edmonton Board - Appointment                                      5

6.          NOTICES OF MOTION                                                                         6

7.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

Carried

Carried

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Passed

 

Action

Action

None

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi called the meeting to order at 9:35 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the June 3, 2010, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

5.2  Bylaw 15442 - To Amend the Community Standards Bylaw 14600

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the May 17, 2010, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

City Core Crew (A. Sohi)

 

 

 

On behalf of the Committee, Councillor A. Sohi welcomed the Downtown Business Association's City Core Crew and their leader, Elaine Bradley.  Members of the City Core Crew are downtown ambassadors and tour guides.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following item was selected for debate:  5.2.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from the following speaker:

5.2.  Bylaw 15442 - To Amend the Community Standards Bylaw 14600

L. Fournier, Motorcycle and Mopeds Industry Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

A request for time specific on the agenda was not needed.

 

 

 

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

3.1

Community Leagues Signage in Outdoor Rinks (L. Sloan)

 

 

 

I would like Administration, in conjunction with Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, to provide information on appropriate amendments to the Zoning Bylaw to permit community leagues to have off-premises signage on their property in order to allow them to sell advertising space inside their outdoor rinks, and return to Community Services Committee.

 

Planning & Dev.

Community Svcs.

EFCL

Due Date:  Aug. 23, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

4.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

5.

REPORTS

5.1

GLBTQ Pride Centre of Edmonton - Update

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the May 17, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSW001 be received for information.

 

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

 

 

 

 

5.2

Bylaw 15442 - To Amend the Community Standards Bylaw 14600

 

 

 

D. Aitken, Planning and Development Department, made a presentation.

 

L. Fournier, Motorcycle and Mopeds Industry Council, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

B. Lobay, Edmonton Police Service; D. Aitken, Planning and Development Department; A. Kaplan, Corporate Services Department (Law); and J. Charchun, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That Bylaw 15442 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

Community Standards Bylaw Amendment - Update on Effectiveness

That Administration provide a report to Community Services Committee in the spring of 2011, with an update on the effectiveness of Bylaw 15442 - To Amend the Community Standards Bylaw 14600, including the appropriateness of the amount of the fine and information on the status of related provincial legislation.

 

Police Commission

Due Date: Spring 2011

 

 

 

D. Aitken, Planning and Development Department; and B. Lobay, Edmonton Police Service, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

 

 

 

 

5.3

REACH Edmonton Board - Appointment

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That Councillor E. Gibbons be allowed to make a Motion without Notice recommending the appointment of Councillor A. Sohi to the REACH Edmonton Board of Directors.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That Councillor A. Sohi be appointed as an advisor to the REACH Edmonton Board of Directors for a term expiring October 26, 2010.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

 

 

 

 

6.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

7.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:36 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk