COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


February 23, 2015  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, *D. Iveson, M. Oshry

*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Esslinger, A. Knack, S. McKeen, A. Sohi, M. Walters
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                                                                              2

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

5.1        Ivor Dent Sports Park – Options to Complete

             Balance of Work                                                                                   3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Community Services Advisory Board 2015 Community

             Investment Operating Grant Recommendations                         3

6.2        Options to Support Suicide Prevention                                        4

6.3        Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues -

             Strategic Plan and Growth Strategy                                               5

6.4        Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment

             Program Cornerstone Art Operating Grant

             Recommendations                                                                              6

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                6

7.1        Support to Not-for-profit Organizations
             (M. Nickel)                                                                                               6

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           6

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   6

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor T. Caterina called the meeting to order at 
9:30 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the February 23, 2015, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the February 2, 2015, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no protocol items.

 

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 and 7.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from the following speaker:

6.2  Options to Support Suicide Prevention

1.    I. Challborn, Canadian Mental Health Association

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

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

5.1

Ivor Dent Sports Park – Options to Complete Balance of Work

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

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

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date:
Jun. 29, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Community Services Advisory Board 2015 Community Investment Operating Grant Recommendations

 

 

 

J. Welch, Community Services Advisory Board, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 
J. Smith, L. Cochrane, General Manager, and L. Brenneis, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the 2015 Community Investment Operating Grant award recommendations, as set out in Attachment 1 of the February 23, 2015, Community Services Advisory Board report CR_2146, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson,  M. Oshry

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

Provincial Budget Impacts on Community Organizations

That Administration provide a report, after the 2015 provincial budget is released, on potential impacts of the provincial budget on funding to community organizations and as a result, funding requests to the City from community organizations.

Community Svcs.

 

Due by:
To Be Determined

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services; and S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

6.2

Options to Support Suicide Prevention

 

 

 

H. McRae, Community Services, made a presentation.

I. Challborn, Canadian Mental Health Association, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from J. Jones, The Support Network.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

 

 

J. Jones, The Support Network, answered the Committee's questions.

H. McRae and J. Kain, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Terms of Reference for the Urban Isolation/Mental Health Initiative be amended to include work on a suicide prevention framework as part of the Desired Outcomes.

 

 

 

S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk; and H. McRae, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

6.3

Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues - Strategic Plan and Growth Strategy

 

 

 

H. McRae, Community Services ; and M. Makarechian,
A. Henry and A. Bolstad, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the February 23, 2015, Community Services report CR_1975, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

6.4

Edmonton Arts Council Community Investment Program Cornerstone Art Operating Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations for the Cornerstone Arts Operating Grants, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the February 23, 2015, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_2168, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, M. Oshry

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Support to Not-for-profit Organizations (M. Nickel)

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, L. Cochrane, General Manager, and J. Smith, Community Services; and R. Dahms, Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the February 23, 2015, Community Services report CR_1706, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor T. Caterina asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 1:50 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk