CITY COUNCIL

 

MINUTES


September 7, 2018  –  Council Chamber

 

 

PRESENT

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton,
B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

L. Cochrane, City Manager
D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk
R. Yusuf, 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        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                                         2

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

4.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

4.1        Federal and Provincial Advocacy and Updates                          3

4.2        Legislative Updates                                                                            3

4.3        Collaboration Discussions Update - City Charter

             Collaboration Tables and Intergovernmental

             Consultations                                                                                       3

4.4        Intergovernmental Associations Update                                      4

5.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           4

5.1        Intergovernmental Update - Revenue Sharing and

             Long Term Transit Investment - Verbal report                             4

5.2        Shared Investment for Shared Benefit                                          6

6.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   8

6.1        Reduction of Proposed Tax Increase (A. Knack)                       8

7.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  9

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson called the meeting to order at 9:34 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the September 7, 2018, City Council meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Addition:

·         5.2 Shared Investment for Shared Benefit – Inter-municipal and Regional Development Committee report - PRIVATE
(Sections 21 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

1.3

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: 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 5.1 and 5.2.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

 

 

 

 

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

4.1

Federal and Provincial Advocacy and Updates

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the September 7, 2018, Communications and Engagement report CR_6207, be received for information.

Comm. and Engagement

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

4.2

Legislative Updates

 

 

 

Y. Oke, Communication and Engagement, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. C. Kjenner, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; H. Roy, Communication and Engagement; C. Ashmore; and I. Johnson, Financial and Corporate Services (Law); and E. MacDonald, Impact Consulting, answered Council's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters - M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the September 7, 2018, Communications and Engagement report CR_6208, be received for information.

Comm. and Engagement

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

4.3

Collaboration Discussions Update - City Charter Collaboration Tables and Intergovernmental Consultations

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the September 7, 2018, Communications and Engagement report CR_6209, be received for information.

Comm. and Engagement

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

4.4

Intergovernmental Associations Update

 

 

Moved M. Banga - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the September 7, 2018, Communications and Engagement report CR_6210, be received for information.

Comm. and Engagement

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

5.

PRIVATE REPORTS

 

Moved M. Banga - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Council meet in private pursuant to sections 21 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the discussion of items 5.1 and 5.2.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

 

Council met in private at 10:05 a.m.

 

 

Moved M. Walters - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Council meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

 

Council met in public at 11:28 a.m.

 

5.1

Intergovernmental Update - Revenue Sharing and Long Term Transit Investment - Verbal report

 

 

 

Council met in private at 10:05 a.m., pursuant to sections 21 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson (Mayor)

·         M. Banga (Councillor)

·         T. Cartmell (Councillor)

·         T. Caterina (Councillor)

·         J. Dziadyk (Councillor)

·         B. Esslinger (Councillor)

·         S. Hamilton (Councillor)

·         B. Henderson (Councillor)

·         A. Knack (Councillor)

·         S. McKeen (Councillor)

·         M. Nickel (Councillor)

·         A. Paquette (Councillor)

·         M. Walters (Councillor)

·         L. Cochrane, City Manager

·         D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk

·         R. Yusuf, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         S. Padbury, Acting Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations

·         C. Owen, Deputy City Manager Communications and Engagement

·         E. Chong, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         L. Butterfield, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         I. Gallagher, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         G. Davis, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         Y. Oke, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         G. Hofmann, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         M. Wispinski, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         J. Pater, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Lawson, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         H. Roy, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         A. McCalla, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Popatia, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         R. Kabalin, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         F. Contreras, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         M. Petigara,  Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Turner, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         B. Belcourt, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         E. MacDonald, Impact Consulting, (Subject matter expert)

·         Y. Sumamo, Impact Consulting, (Subject matter expert)

·         B. Merit, Impact Consulting, (Subject matter expert)

·         L. Beard, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Ashmore, Financial and Corporate Services (Legal advisor)

·         A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

·         J. Charchun, Office of the Mayor (Subject matter expert)

·         S. McCabe, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         L. Hudson, Office of the Councillors (Subject matter expert)

Council met in public at 11:28 a.m.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Banga:

 

 

 

1.    That the September 7, 2018, Communications and Engagement verbal report on Intergovernmental Update - Revenue Sharing and Long Term Transit Investment, be received for information.

2.    That the September 7, 2018, Communications and Engagement verbal report on Intergovernmental Update - Revenue Sharing and Long Term Transit Investment remain private pursuant to sections 21 (disclosure harmful to intergovernmental relations) and 24 (advice from officials) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Comm. and Engagement

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

5.2

Shared Investment for Shared Benefit

 

 

 

Council met in private at 10:05 a.m., pursuant to sections 21 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson (Mayor)

·         M. Banga (Councillor)

·         T. Cartmell (Councillor)

·         T. Caterina (Councillor)

·         J. Dziadyk (Councillor)

·         B. Esslinger (Councillor)

·         S. Hamilton (Councillor)

·         B. Henderson (Councillor)

·         A. Knack (Councillor)

·         S. McKeen (Councillor)

·         M. Nickel (Councillor)

·         A. Paquette (Councillor)

·         M. Walters (Councillor)

·         L. Cochrane, City Manager

·         D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk

·         R. Yusuf, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         S. Padbury, Acting Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations

·         C. Owen, Deputy City Manager Communications and Engagement

·         E. Chong, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         L. Butterfield, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         I. Gallagher, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         G. Davis, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         Y. Oke, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         G. Hofmann, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         M. Wispinski, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         J. Pater, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Lawson, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         H. Roy, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         A. McCalla, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Popatia, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         R. Kabalin, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         F. Contreras, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         M. Petigara,  Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Turner, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         B. Belcourt, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         E. MacDonald, Impact Consulting, (Subject matter expert)

·         Y. Sumamo, Impact Consulting, (Subject matter expert)

·         B. Merit, Impact Consulting, (Subject matter expert)

·         L. Beard, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Ashmore, Financial and Corporate Services (Legal advisor)

·         A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

·         J. Charchun, Office of the Mayor (Subject matter expert)

·         S. McCabe, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         L. Hudson, Office of the Councillors (Subject matter expert)

Council met in public at 11:28 a.m.

 

 

Moved M. Banga - M. Walters:

 

 

 

1.    That the August 31, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_5994, be received for information.

2.    That the August 31, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_5994 remain private pursuant to sections 21 (disclosure harmful to intergovernmental relations) and 24 (advice from officials) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

6.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

6.1

Reduction of Proposed Tax Increase (A. Knack)

 

 

 

Councillor A. Knack stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council, he would move the following:

That Administration provide a list of possible services that could be reduced, changed, or eliminated in order to further reduce any proposed tax increase. This list is to include options that would allow us to achieve budget reductions equivalent to 1% of the tax levy ($16.1 million), a 2% reduction ($32.2 million), a 3% reduction ($48.3 million), and a 4% reduction ($64.4 million). This list to be provided with the budget package.

·         Notice of Motion Given: September 7, 2018

 

7.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:34 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk