COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


April 20, 2015  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

D. Loken, M. Walters, B. Anderson, *D. Iveson, A. Knack
*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Esslinger, B. Henderson, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Sohi
S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk
L. Long, 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                                         4

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Options for Prohibiting Smoking at All Outdoor

             City-owned Recreation Facilities, Parks and Attractions          4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Wicihitowin Circle of Stewardship Update                                   4

6.2        Comparison of Policing Costs - Edmonton Police

             Service                                                                                                    5

6.3        Telus World of Science  - Funding Agreement                            5

6.4        Francis Winspear Centre for Music – Staged Funding
             Agreement                                                                                             6

6.5        Parking Solution Component of the Francis

             Winspear Centre for Music Completion Project                          7

6.6        Catering Facilities at Fort Edmonton Park -

             Blatchford Field Air Hangar                                                               7

6.7        Single-use Recreation Fees                                                             7

6.8        Roof Rehabilitation and Replacement Program                         8

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                8

7.1        Off-Leash Dog Parks - (B. Esslinger)                                             8

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           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 D. Loken called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the April 20, 2015, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

·         6.4 Francis Winspear Centre for Music - Staged Funding Agreement

·         6.5  Parking Solution Component of the Francis Winspear Centre for Music Completion Project

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the following Community Services Committee minutes be adopted:

  • March 19, 2015, Community Services Committee
  • March 23, 2015, Community Services Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

Duggan School (D. Loken)

 

 

 

Councillor D. Loken, on behalf of Community Services Committee, welcomed Grade 5 students from Duggan School and their teacher K. Shandro.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, 6.7 and 7.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

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

6.1  Wicihitowin Circle of Stewardship Update

  • A. Greatrix, Wicihitowin
  • S. Cardinal, Wicihitowin
  • R. Potts

6.4  Francis Winspear Centre for Music Stage Funding Agreement

6.5  Parking Solution Component of the Francis Winspear Centre for Music Completion Project

  • R. Milley, Winspear Centre for Music
  • S. LePoole, Winspear Centre for Music
  • A. Petrov, Winspear Centre for Music

7.1  Off-Leash Dog Parks (B. Esslinger)

  • K. Zahara, Grand Trunk Off-Leash Dog Park Committee
  • L. Brown, Grand Trunk Off-Leash Dog Park Committee
  • S. Fernando, Grand Trunk Off-Leash Dog Park Committee
  • E. Hetu, Grand Trunk Off-Leash Dog Park Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the following items be made time specific:

7.1 Off-Leash Dog Parks (B. Esslinger)
1st item of business

6.4 Francis Winspear Centre for Music Stage Funding Agreement

6.5 Parking Solution Component of the Francis Winspear Centre for Music Completion Project
11 a.m.

That items 6.4 and 6.5 be dealt with together.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

3.1

Community Recreation Centres – Security (M. Nickel)

 

 

Upon review of recent statistics at large Edmonton Recreation Centres, I would like Administration, along with the Edmonton Police Service, to provide the following information:

1.    An overall trend analysis of the past five years of crime types that have been occurring at our Recreation Centres.

2.    An examination of the cost drivers associated with the process and handling of these crimes along with respective closure rates of such.

3.    An outline of options that could reduce Edmonton Police Services burden (as defined by the Edmonton Police Service) on the handling of these issues be it through the use of security guards and/or any other means that might present themselves, i.e., security camera’s, layout and format design of civic facilities, etc.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Aug. 17, 2015

 

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Options for Prohibiting Smoking at All Outdoor City-owned Recreation Facilities, Parks and Attractions

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of June 29, 2015, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Jun. 29, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Wicihitowin Circle of Stewardship Update

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation.

S. Cardinal, A. Greatrix and R. Potts, Wicihitowin, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.  Handouts provided by A. Greatrix were distributed to Members of the Committee and copies were filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

L. Cochrane, General Manager, and M. Chow, Community Services, answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the April 20, 2015, Community Services report CR_1903, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

Wicihitowin Update

That Administration provide an update on the progress and activities of Wicihitowin.

 

Community Svcs.

Due by:
2nd quarter 2016

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.2

Comparison of Policing Costs - Edmonton Police Service

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the April 20, 2015, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_1974, be received for information.

Police Commission

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.3

Telus World of Science - Funding Agreement

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That a funding agreement in the amount of $12 million, between the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Space and Science Foundation, as outlined in the April 20, 2015, Community Services report CR_1956, be approved and that the agreement be acceptable in form and content to the City Manager.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.4

Francis Winspear Centre for Music - Staged Funding Agreement

 

 

 

Items 6.4 and 6.5 were dealt with together.

L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation.

R. Milley and S. LePoole, Winspear Centre for Music, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions. 
A. Petrov, Winspear Centre for Music, answered the Committee's questions.

L. Cochrane, General Manager, and L. Brenneis, Community Services; and T. Burge, Acting Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That a funding agreement in the amount of
$13 million between the City of Edmonton and the Francis Winspear Centre for Music, as outlined in Attachment 2 of the April 20, 2015, Community Services report CR_2004, be approved, and that the agreement be acceptable in form and content to the City Manager.

2.    That City funding for Component One of the Francis Winspear Facility Expansion Project (15-21-3300) be increased by $9.25 million to a total of $13 million with funding from the Community Facility Partnership Capital Grant Program.

3.    That Administration bring forward, as part of future Supplementary Capital Budget Adjustment, options for alternate funding sources that could be substituted for the Community Facility Partnership Capital Grant Program, subject to other capital priorities.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.5

Parking Solution Component of the Francis Winspear Centre for Music Completion Project

 

 

 

Items 6.4 and 6.5 were dealt with together.

Councillor M. Walters and Mayor D. Iveson referred this item to City Council without a Committee recommendation.

 

 

 

 

 

6.6

Catering Facilities at Fort Edmonton Park - Blatchford Field Air Hangar

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the April 20, 2015, Community Services report CR_2299, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.7

Single-use Recreation Fees

 

 

 

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

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the April 20, 2015, Community Services report CR_1652, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Loken, B. Anderson, D. Iveson, A. Knack

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

6.8

Roof Rehabilitation and Replacement Program

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the April 20, 2015, Community Services report CR_1960, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Off-Leash Dog Parks - (B. Esslinger)

 

 

 

H. McRae, Community Services, made a presentation.

K. Zahara, L. Brown, S. Fernando and E. Hetu, Grand Trunk Off-Leash Dog Park, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.  Handouts provided by K. Zahara were distributed to Members of the Committee and copies were filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

H. McRae, P. Millar and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the April 20, 2015, Community Services report CR_2101, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

D. Iveson

 

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 12:13 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk