COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


September 17, 2012  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

A. Sohi, *B. Henderson, K. Krushell, *J. Batty

*Councillors B. Henderson and J. Batty were named Members of the Committee to maintain quorum, pursuant to section 151(1), Procedures and Committees Bylaw

ABSENT

E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson
C. Mackenzie, 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                                                                                      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

4.1        Coronation Community Recreation Centre -

             Feasibility Study                                                                                   4

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Utilization of Enterprise Square Galleries and

             Program Space                                                                                     4

5.2        Elevate Report and Draft City of Edmonton

             Framework - Update                                                                            4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council Interim

             Evaluation Report                                                                                5

6.2        Partnership Possibilities with Edmonton

             Federation of Community Leagues 100th

             Anniversary at Hawrelak Park                                                          5

6.3        Possibility of a Beach Play Area along North

             Saskatchewan River                                                                           6

6.4        Strategies for the Protection and Recreational

             Use of Area 2 - Woodbend/Big Island Natural Area

             Conservation                                                                                        6

6.5        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program - Arts and Museums Building Operating

             Grant Recommendations                                                                   7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                7

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           7

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   7

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  7

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor K. Krushell called the meeting to order at
9:31 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the September 17, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

·         6.4 Strategies for the Protection and Recreational Use of Area 2 - Woodbend/Big Island Natural Area Conservation

·         6.5 Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment Program - Arts and Museums Building Operating Grants

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, J. Batty, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the September 4, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, J. Batty, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici

 

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 6.4.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

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

6.1  Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council Interim Evaluation Report

·         J. Innes, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council

6.2  Partnership Possibilites with the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th Anniversary at Hawrelak Park

·         A. Bolstad, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

6.4  Strategies of the Protection and Recreational Use of Area 2 - Woodbend/Big Island Natural Area Conservation

·         C. Richmond, Sierra Club Canada - Edmonton

·         I. Murray, North Saskatchewan River Valley Conservation Society

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, J. Batty, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici

 

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

4.1

Coronation Community Recreation Centre - Feasibility Study

 

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Utilization of Enterprise Square Galleries and Program Space

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of October 9, 2012, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Oct. 9, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, J. Batty, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici

 

5.2

Elevate Report and Draft City of Edmonton Framework - Update

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 2013 be approved.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Jan. 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, J. Batty, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council Interim Evaluation Report

 

 

 

K. Barnhardt, Community Services; and S. Hallet, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council, made a presentation.

J. Innes, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

S. Hallet, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the September 17, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW019, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, J. Batty, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici

 

6.2

Partnership Possibilities with Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues 100th Anniversary at Hawrelak Park

 

 

 

A. Bolstad, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

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

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the September 17, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSS008, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, J. Batty, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici

 

6.3

Possibility of a Beach Play Area along North Saskatchewan River

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  

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

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

Sand Experience/Beach Play Area Possible Options

That Administration provide a report exploring further possible options for a sand experience/beach play area adjoining the North Saskatchewan River on site-specific parts of the City.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Jan. 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Henderson, J. Batty

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

6.4

Strategies for the Protection and Recreational Use of Area 2 - Woodbend/Big Island Natural Area Conservation

 

 

 

C. Richmond, Sierra Club Canada - Edmonton; and
I. Murray, North Saskatchewan River Valley Conservation Society, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

P. Ohm and B. Priebe, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the September 17, 2012, Sustainable Development report 2012SPE018, be received for information.
 

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, J. Batty, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici

 

6.5

Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment Program - Arts and Museums Building Operating Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations as outlined in Attachment 1 of the September 12, 2012, Edmonton Arts Council report 2012EAC009, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, J. Batty, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 12:04 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk