COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


August 20, 2013  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, *D. Iveson,

*Participated by telephone

ABSENT

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

K. Krushell

S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk
P. Kalia, 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             3

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      3

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              3

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

3.1        Maintenance Standards for the City Hall grounds

             and Churchill Square.                                                                         3

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Cost Benefit Analysis on the Corporate Tree

             Management Policy and LEED Certification                                 4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Alberta Aviation Museum - Condition Assessment of

             Hangar 14 and 15                                                                                 4

6.2        Edmonton Heritage Council and Alberta Aviation

             Museum Joint Opportunities Update                                              5

6.3        Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan                                                  5

6.4        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program - Arts and Museums Building Operating

             Grant Recommendations                                                                   5

6.5        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program - Travel Grant Recommendations                                  5

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                6

7.1        Ways to Secure the High Level Bridge (S. Mandel)                    6

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           7

8.1        Naming Rights Agreement                                                                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 J. Batty called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That August 20, 2013, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted, with the following changes:

Replacement Pages

·         6.3 Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the July 9, 2013, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

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, 7.1, and 8.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from the following speakers:

6.1 Alberta Aviation Museum - Condition Assessment of Hanger 14 and 15.

·         T. Hinderks, Alberta Aviation Museum Association

 

6.2 Edmonton Heritage Council and Alberta Aviation Museum Joint Opportunities Update

·         T. Hinderks, Alberta Aviation Museum Association

 

7.1 Ways to Secure the High Level Bridge (S. Mandel)

·         N. McCalder, The Support Network

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

The request for time specific was not considered.

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

3.1

Maintenance Standards for the City Hall grounds and Churchill Square.

 

 

 

I was hosting international guests last week at City Hall and as we toured the front of City Hall and the Square, I was embarrassed to see the tall grass growing through the cracks of the sidewalk blocks, plants that weren't watered and the general lack of maintenance.

I would like Administration to outline:

1. Maintenance standards for the City Hall grounds and the Square.

Community Svcs.

 

 

Due Date: January 2014

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Cost Benefit Analysis on the Corporate Tree Management Policy and LEED Certification

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the following revised due date be approved.

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: First quarter 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Alberta Aviation Museum - Condition Assessment of Hangar 14 and 15

 

 

 

Item 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

R. Smyth, Community Services, T. Hinderks, Alberta Aviation Museum Association, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the August 20, 2013, Community Services report CR_92, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

6.2

Edmonton Heritage Council and Alberta Aviation Museum Joint Opportunities Update

 

 

 

R. Smyth and D. Ridley, Community Services, T. Hinderks, Alberta Aviation Museum Association, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the August 20, 2013, Community Services report CR_129, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

6.3

Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Queen Elizabeth Park Master Plan, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the August 20, 2013, Community Services report CR_376, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

6.4

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

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

 

That the recommendations as outlined in Attachment 1 of the August 20, 2013, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_508, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

6.5

Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment Program - Travel Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

 

That the recommendations for Travel Grants as outlined in Attachment 1 of the August 20, 2013, Edmonton Arts Council report, CR_509, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Ways to Secure the High Level Bridge (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

N. McCalder, The Support Network, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

Copies of a handout provided by N. McCalder, were distributed to Members of the Committee, and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

L. Cochrane, General Manager, J. Kain, and K. Andreychuk, Community Services, and G. Cebryk, Transportation Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

Options to Further Secure the High Level Bridge

That Administration consider all available options to further secure the High Level bridge including erection of a physical barrier, proactive prevention strategies and installation of a telephone with a direct line to the Distress Line and provide a comprehensive report to the Community Services Committee outlining the costs and efficacy of various options and strategies prior to budget.

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date:    Nov. 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Naming Rights Agreement

 

 

 

R, Smyth, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

 

1. That the City enter into a Naming Rights Agreement with a sponsor of The Meadows Community Recreation Centre's Arena Rink A, in a form and with contents acceptable to the City Manager and subject to the conditions outlined in the Facility Name Sale Policy C477A and Attachment 1 of the August 20, 2013, Community Services report CR_362.

2. That the August 20, 2013, Community Services report CR_362, remain private pursuant to sections 16, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor J. Batty asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The Committee meeting adjourned at 10:46 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk