COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


February 1, 2016  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Henderson, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry
S. McKerry, 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             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        First Responders Memoriam - Update                                           3

6.2        South Pointe Community Centre - Business Case,

             Needs Assessment, and Development Options                          4

6.3        Edmonton Heritage Council – Heritage Community

             Investment Program 2016 - Operational, Project,

             and Travel Grants                                                                                5

6.4        Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment

             Program 2016 Festival Seed Grant Recommendations             5

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                5

7.1        Use of Amplified Noise on City Sidewalks
             (M. Oshry)                                                                                               5

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           6

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   6

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

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Action

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor D. Loken called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the February 1, 2016, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the January 18, 2016, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

School of Business (D. Loken)

 

 

 

Councillor D. Loken, on behalf of Community Services Committee, welcomed City of Edmonton Aspiring Supervisor Program employee participants; an eight month program designed for high potential employees who may be assuming formal supervisory responsibilities.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate:  6.1 and 7.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

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

7.1  Use of Amplified Noise on City Sidewalks
       (M. Oshry)

  • E. Newman (to answer questions only)
  • J. Newman (to answer questions only)
  • G. Newman (to answer questions only)
  • C. Newman (to answer questions only)
  • L. Newman (to answer questions only)
  • D. Brinkman, Citizen Free News as an Artist
  • N. Smeding
  • D. Kornel

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

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

First Responders Memoriam - Update

 

 

 

E. Ehrman, Community Services, made a presentation.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee hear from W. Ashley.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

 

 

W. Ashley made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

A handout provided by W. Ashley was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

R. Smyth, Acting General Manager, and E. Ehrman, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

First Responders Memoriam Glass Display Design Options

That Administration work with W. Ashley to provide design options for the placement of the glass memorial display, including sketches, to assess the need, form and appeal of the First Responders Memoriam and return to Community Services Committee.

Community Svcs.

Due by:
Apr. 25, 2016

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

6.2

South Pointe Community Centre - Business Case, Needs Assessment, and Development Options

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the February 1, 2016, Community Services report CR_2897, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

6.3

Edmonton Heritage Council – Heritage Community Investment Program 2016 - Operational, Project, and Travel Grants

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations as outlined in Attachment 1 of the February 1, 2016, Edmonton Heritage Council report CR_3301, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

6.4

Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment Program 2016 Festival Seed Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations outlined in Attachment 1 of the February 1, 2016, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_3302, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Use of Amplified Noise on City Sidewalks - (M. Oshry)

 

 

 

R. Pleckaitis, Community Services, made a presentation.

D. Brinkman, Citizen Free News as an Artist; N. Smeding; and D. Kornel made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

A handout provided by D. Brinkman was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

R. Pleckaitis and R. Smyth, Acting General Manager, Community Services; G. Cebryk, Transportation Services; and N. Jacobsen, Corporate Services (Law), answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

Excessive Amplified Noise Issues - Legislative Options

That Administration provide a report outlining what other municipalities have in place to regulate amplified noise in public spaces and legislative options that would address excessive amplified noise issues.

Community Svcs.

Due by:
Apr. 25, 2016

 

 

 

R. Pleckaitis, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, A. Knack

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor D. Loken asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:52 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk