URBAN PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


April 9, 2019  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

M. Banga, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson, A. Knack, M. Walters
D. Siebold, Office of the City Clerk
T. Orbell, 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                                         4

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

4.          UPDATE ON SCHEDULED REPORTS                                          4

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Lewis Farms Community Recreation Centre and

             Library Project                                                                                      4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Gondola Feasibility/Constructability Study Cost                        4

6.2        Edmonton Bike Plan: Phase 1 Update                                          5

6.3        Zoning Bylaw Renewal - Principles and Approach                    5

6.4        Notice of Intention to Designate the Ellen Elliot

             Residence as a Municipal Historic Resource                               6

6.5        Notice of Intention to Designate the Walton L.

             Smith Residence as a Municipal Historic Resource                   6

6.6        Bylaw 18742 - Access closure to titled parcels at

             10576 - 101 Street NW, 10604 - 101 Street NW,

             and 10524 - 106 Avenue NW                                                             7

6.7        Open Streets Strategic Initiative Update                                       7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                8

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           8

8.1        Edmonton Transit System Advisory Board -

             Candidate Interviews                                                                          8

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   8

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  9

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor T. Cartmell called the meeting to order at
9:31 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Paquette:

 

 

 

That the April 9, 2019, Urban Planning Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the March 19, 2019, Urban Planning Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

Vimy Ridge (T. Cartmell)

 

 

 

Councillor T. Cartmell, on behalf of Urban Planning Committee, acknowledged today as the 102nd anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge where 10,000 soldiers were killed and wounded during the four day battle and a portion of the former battlefield serves as a memorial park and is the site of the Canadian National Vimy Monument.  A moment of silence was observed in honor of the Canadians who served.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.7 and 8.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

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

6.1 Gondola Feasibility/Constructability Study Cost

  • I. O'Donnell, Downtown Business Association
  • J. Hansen-Carlson, Prairie Sky Gondola
  • A. Wheaton, Prairie Sky Gondola
  • M. Kazda
  • P. Boyle, Prairie Sky Gondola
  • G. Josi, Prairie Sky Gondola (to answer questions only)
  • G. Poliquin (to answer questions only)
  • A. Poliquin (to answer questions only)
  • D. Abbott, Prairie Sky Gondola (to answer questions only)
  • M. Donnelly, Prairie Sky Gondola (to answer questions only)

6.2 Edmonton Bike Plan: Phase 1 Update

  • M. P. Lee

6.3 Zoning Bylaw Renewal - Principals and Approach

  • M. Graham, IDEA
  • M. Samji, IDEA

6.7 Open Streets Strategic Initiative Update

  • D. Buchanan, Paths for People

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

 

 

 

 

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.

UPDATE ON SCHEDULED REPORTS - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Lewis Farms Community Recreation Centre and Library Project

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That the April 9, 2019, Integrated Infrastructure Services CR_6773, be re-routed to the June 10, 2019, Executive Committee meeting.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Gondola Feasibility/Constructability Study Cost

 

 

 

P. Foster, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

I. O'Donnell, Downtown Business Association; A. Wheaton, J. Hansen-Carlson and P. Boyle, Prairie Sky Gondola;
M. Kazda; C. Klassen, Old Strathcona Business Association, made presentations. J. Hansen-Carlson;
A. Wheaton; P. Boyle; I. O'Donnell; and M. Donnelly, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Administration continue to work with Prairie Sky Gondola in pursuit of the Phase 1 Preliminary Economic and Technical Assessment, and report back to Urban Planning Committee on:

·         the results of the Preliminary Economic and Technical Assessment

·         exploration of options for exclusivity; and

·         a high level project plan developed by Prairie Sky

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not Put

 

 

P. Ohm and E. Backstrom, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

Councillors S. McKeen and M. Nickel requested this item be referred to City Council without a Committee recommendation.

 

6.2

Edmonton Bike Plan: Phase 1 Update

 

 

 

D. Karhut, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  S. McCabe, Deputy City Manager, D. Vriend, P. Ohm and R. Toohey, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the April 9, 2019, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6641, be received for information.

 

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

6.3

Zoning Bylaw Renewal - Principles and Approach

 

 

 

S. McCabe, Deputy City Manager, A. Stevenson and
C. Kirsop, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

M. Graham and M. Samji, IDEA, made presentations.

S. McCabe, Deputy City Manager, A. Stevenson, C. Kirsop and L. Peter, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the April 9, 2019, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6664, be received for information.

 

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

 

 

 

 

6.4

Notice of Intention to Designate the Ellen Elliot Residence as a Municipal Historic Resource

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That a Notice of Intention to Designate a Municipal Historic Resource, as set out in Attachment 1 of the April 9, 2019, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6750, be served on the owners of the property located at 10543 - 125 Street NW in accordance with Section 26 of the Alberta Historical Resources Act, RSA 2000, c H-9.

2. That funding of up to $75,000 be provided from the Heritage Resources Reserve to fund City-funded work on the Ellen Elliot Residence, as described in Attachment 5 of the April 9, 2019, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6750.

3. That the City Manager be appointed to implement matters arising from the issuance of the Notice of Intention to Designate the Ellen Elliot Residence as a Municipal Historic Resource, as set out in Attachment 1 of the April 9, 2019, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6750.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

6.5

Notice of Intention to Designate the Walton L. Smith Residence as a Municipal Historic Resource

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That a Notice of Intention to Designate a Municipal Historic Resource, as set out in Attachment 1 of the April 9, 2019, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6751, be served on the owners of the property located at 10822 - 123 Street NW in accordance with Section 26 of the Alberta Historical Resources Act, RSA 2000, c H-9.

2. That funding of up to $73,737.75 be provided from the Heritage Resources Reserve to fund City-funded work on the Walton L. Smith Residence, as described in Attachment 5 of the April 9, 2019, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6751.

3. That the City Manager be appointed to implement matters arising from the issuance of the Notice of Intention to Designate the Walton L. Smith Residence as a Municipal Historic Resource, as set out in Attachment 1 of the April 9, 2019, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6751.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

6.6

Bylaw 18742 - Access closure to titled parcels at 10576 - 101 Street NW, 10604 - 101 Street NW, and 10524 - 106 Avenue NW

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That Bylaw 18742 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

6.7

Open Streets Strategic Initiative Update

 

 

 

D. Buchanan, Paths for People, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

O. Messinis, G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager and
N. Poirier, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That Administration work with Paths for People on the Open Streets Initiative to provide funding including the civic costs up to $58,000, with $35,000 for police costs from Council Contingency, with the balance to be sourced from internal sources.

 

 

 

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

 

 

 

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Edmonton Transit System Advisory Board - Candidate Interviews

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the Committee meet in 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.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 12:01 p.m.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the Committee meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

 

 

The Committee met in public at 2:25 p.m.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

  1. That the individuals named in the revised Attachment 1 of the April 9, 2019, Office of the City Manager report CR_6887, be appointed to the Edmonton Transit System Advisory Board for the term of May 1, 2019, to April 30, 2020.
  2. That Attachment 1 of the April 9, 2019, Office of the City Manager report CR_6887, remain private until approved by City Council, pursuant to sections 17 (disclosure harmful to personal privacy) and 24 (advice from officials) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor T. Cartmell asked if there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3:02 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk