COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


March 5, 2012  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

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

*Mayor S. Mandel is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 1230

ABSENT

K. Krushell

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Henderson D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Diotte, T. Caterina

A. Sinclair, City Clerk
M. de Guzman, 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                                                                                      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                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                                4

5.1        Update on West Plan for Recreation Facility and

             Sports Field Plan                                                                                  4

5.2        Jasper Place Leisure Centre - Annual Operating

             Costs and Retrofitting Information                                                  4

5.3        Valley Zoo Utilities                                                                               4

5.4        Business Model on the Edmonton Aboriginal

             Business and Professional Association                                       5

5.5        Financial Requirements of iHuman Project                                  5

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Contractual Reporting - Semi Annual Information

             Report - (Formerly the Delegation of Authority -

             Semi Annual Information Report) Edmonton Police

             Service                                                                                                    5

6.2        Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council Funding

             Request                                                                                                  6

6.3        Milner Library Exterior Renewal - 2012-2014

             Capital Budget                                                                                      6

6.4        Community Facility Partner Capital Grant Program                   7

6.5        Collaboration among Organizations Providing

             Volunteer Training                                                                               7

6.6        Wicihitowin Circle Business Model                                                7

6.7        Bylaw 15961 - Outdoor Smoking Amendments to Bylaw

             14614                                                                                                       8

6.8        Funding Agreements - CKUA Radio Foundation,

             iHuman Youth Society, Francis Winspear Centre

             for Music                                                                                                 9

7.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                            9

7.1        Civic Agency Recruitment - Chair Interview and

             Short Listing - Verbal Report                                                            9

8.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

               NOTICE                                                                                               10

9.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                10

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor E. Gibbons called the meeting to order at

9:33 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the March 5, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the February 21, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

Pink Day (K. Leibovici)

 

 

 

Councillor K. Leibovici, on behalf of Community Services, acknowledged February 29, 2012, as Pink Day, in recognition of young people across the country who wore pink to send a message to Stop Bullying.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.2, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7 and 7.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee hear from the following speakers, in panels where appropriate:

6.2 Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council Funding Request

*S. Hallett, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council

*J. Innes, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council

 

6.6 Wicihitowin Circle Business Model

*F. Whiskeyjack, Elder

*N. Mison, Eunoia Consulting

*R. Campre, Wicihitowin Secretariat

*K. Mccarthy, Wicihitowin Secretariat

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the following items be made time specific:

*6.2 Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council Funding Request - 1st item of business

*6.6 Wicihitowin Circle Business Model - 2nd item of business

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Update on West Plan for Recreation Facility and Sports Field Plan

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of March 19, 2012, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Mar. 19, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

5.2

Jasper Place Leisure Centre - Annual Operating Costs and Retrofitting Information

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of March 19, 2012, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Mar. 19, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

5.3

Valley Zoo Utilities

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 10, 2012, be approved.

 

Infrastructure Svcs.

 

Due Date: Apr. 10, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

5.4

Business Model on the Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional Association

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 10, 2012, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Apr. 10, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

5.5

Financial Requirements of iHuman Project

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of June 25, 2012, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Jun. 25, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Contractual Reporting - Semi Annual Information Report - (Formerly the Delegation of Authority - Semi Annual Information Report) Edmonton Police Service

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the March 5, 2012, Edmonton Police Service report 2012POAC01, be received for information.

Police Service

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.2

Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council Funding Request

 

 

 

K. Barnhart, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  B. Wong, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

J. Innes and S. Hallett, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That the Community Services 2012 Operating Budget, be increased by $100,000, to fund the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council, on an on-going basis with funding from the tax levy.

2. That Administration request that the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council submit an interim evaluation report required under the five-year funding agreement, including the use of the additional $100,000 funding granted for 2012, and return to the September 17, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.3

Milner Library Exterior Renewal - 2012-2014 Capital Budget

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the March 5, 2012, Edmonton Public Library report 2012EPL001, be received for information.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.4

Community Facility Partner Capital Grant Program

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the March 5, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW014, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.5

Collaboration among Organizations Providing Volunteer Training

 

 

 

K. Barnhart, Community Services, made a presentation.     L. Cochrane, General Manager and S. Kankkunen, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

That the March 5, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW009, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.6

Wicihitowin Circle Business Model

 

 

 

K. Barnhart, Community Services, made a presentation.

R. Campre and K. Mccarthy, Wicihtowin Secretariat;          N. Mison, Eunoia Consulting; and F. Whiskeyjack, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

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

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That the March 5, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW010, be received for information.

2. That a five year funding agreement, in the amount of $500,000 per year, between the City of Edmonton and the Wicihitowin Circle be approved, and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

3. That the Mayor, on behalf of City Council, communicate with the Federal and Provincial Ministers of Aboriginal Affairs, regarding funding of urban aboriginal initiatives.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.7

Bylaw 15961 - Outdoor Smoking Amendments to Bylaw 14614

 

 

 

D. Aitken, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  L. Cochrane, General Manager; and S. Mcansh, Corporate Services (Law), answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That Bylaw 15961 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

6.8

Funding Agreements - CKUA Radio Foundation, iHuman Youth Society, Francis Winspear Centre for Music

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

1. That a funding agreement in the amount of $5 million, between the City of Edmonton and the CKUA Radio Foundation, as outlined in the March 5, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSS006, be approved and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

2. That a funding agreement in the amount of $1.75 million, between the City of Edmonton and the iHuman Youth Society, as outlined in the March 5, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSS006, be entered into and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

3. That a funding agreement in the amount of $1.75 million, between the City of Edmonton and the Francis Winspear Centre for Music, as outlined in the March 5, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSS006, be entered into and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

Community Svcs.

 

 

City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

7.

PRIVATE REPORTS

7.1

Civic Agency Recruitment - Chair Interview and Short Listing - Verbal Report

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 11:45 a.m., pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 12:03 p.m.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the Civic Agency Recruitment – Chair Interview and Short Listing verbal report, be received for information and remain private pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Leibovici

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell

 

8.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor E. Gibbons asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

9.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 2:14 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk