COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


August 23, 2010  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, *S. Mandel

*Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

Councillors B. Henderson, D. Iveson, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici
A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Clerk
N. Rajan, 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                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

4.          STATUS REPORT/AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE

               POSTPONEMENTS                                                                           3

4.1        24/7 Service Delivery Model for High Needs

             Population                                                                                             3

5.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

5.1        Youth Council Annual Report                                                          4

5.2        Community Investment Operating Grant -

             Recommendations for Program Priorities and

             Guidelines for 2011-2013                                                                   4

5.3        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program Travel Grant Recommendations                                    5

5.4        Fire Prevention Audit Recommendations and Quality

             Management Plan                                                                                5

6.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                6

6.1        Vehicle for Hire Insurance Increases by Insurance

             Brokers (A. Sohi)                                                                                  6

6.2        Proposed Vehicle for Hire Central Dispatch System

             (A. Sohi)                                                                                                  7

6.3        Community Leagues Signage in Outdoor Rinks (L.

             Sloan)                                                                                                      8

7.          PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE                                                             8

8.          NOTICES OF MOTION                                                                         8

9.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  8

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi called the meeting to order at 9:35 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the August 23, 2010, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Replacement Pages:

5.4   Fire Prevention Audit Recommendations and Quality
        Management Plan - Revised Attachment 2

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the July 12, 2010, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no Protocol items.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The Committee selected the following items for debate:  5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 6.1 and 6.2

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee hear from the following speaker:

6.1   Vehicle for Hire Insurance Increases by Insurance
        Brokers (A. Sohi)

         P. Strong, Yellow Cab

6.2   Proposed Vehicle for Hire Central Dispatch System
        (A. Sohi)

         P. Strong, Yellow Cab

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

There were no requests for time specifics.

 

 

 

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

STATUS REPORT/AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE POSTPONEMENTS

4.1

24/7 Service Delivery Model for High Needs Population

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of September 7, 2010, be approved. 

 

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Sep. 7, 2010

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

5.

REPORTS

5.1

Youth Council Annual Report

 

 

 

H. McRae, Community Services Department, made a presentation.

K. Janzen and S. Jiwa, Members, Youth Council, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.
L. Peters, Community Services Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That the August 3, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSS019 be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

5.2

Community Investment Operating Grant - Recommendations for Program Priorities and Guidelines for 2011-2013

 

 

 

B. Morling, Community Services Advisory Board, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 
H. Owsin and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the 2011 – 2013 Program Priorities and Guidelines for the Community Investment Operating Grants for not-for-profit organizations (Social Services, Multicultural, Recreation/Amateur Sport) be amended by inserting the words:

 

- "Amateur sports" after the word "social" in number 1 - Page 1, Attachment 1 and Attachment 2

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the 2011-2013 Program Priorities and Guidelines, as amended, for the Community Investment Operating Grants for not-for-profit organizations (Social Services, Multicultural, Recreation/Amateur Sport) be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

5.3

Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment Program Travel Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the August 23, 2010, Edmonton Arts Council report 2010EAC012, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

5.4

Fire Prevention Audit Recommendations and Quality Management Plan

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, and K. Block, Community Services Department, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions. I. Sterling, Community Services Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Administration revise the Proposed Fee Structure and report so that there is no proposed fee change for Secondary Suite Inspections.

 

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Aug. 30, 2010    City Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.   That the City of Edmonton Fire Quality Management Plan, as per Attachment 2 of the August 3, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSF005rev, be approved.

2.  That Administration prepare amendments to Emergency Response Fees and Charges Bylaw 13567, to reflect the proposed fee structure, as outlined in the revised Attachment 1 of the August 3, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSF005rev.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

6.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

6.1

Vehicle for Hire Insurance Increases by Insurance Brokers
(A. Sohi)

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee hear from the following speakers in a panel and that items 6.1 and 6.2 be dealt with together:

*B. Manhas, President, United Cab Drivers Association of Edmonton

*W. Gurdip, United Cab Drivers Association of Edmonton

*J. Deol, United Cab Drivers Association of Edmonton

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

 

 

 

L. Lubin, Chair, Vehicle for Hire Commission, made a presentation.

P. Strong, Yellow Cab; B. Manhas, President, W. Gurdip and J. Deol, United Cab Drivers Association of Edmonton, made presentations.  Copies of a document provided by
B. Manhas, were distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.
B. Manhas, P. Strong and J. Deol, answered the Committee's questions.

B. Loewen, Corporate Services Department (Law);
P. Fearon, Planning and Development Department;
L. Lubin, Chair, Vehicle for Hire Commission; and
A. Giesbrect, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the August 23, 2010, Vehicle for Hire Commission/Planning and Development Department report 2010PCS015 be received for information.

Vehicle for Hire Com./
Planning & Dev.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, S. Mandel

 

6.2

Proposed Vehicle for Hire Central Dispatch System (A. Sohi)

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the July 28, 2010, Vehicle for Hire Commission/Planning and Development Department report 2010PCS016 be received for information.

Vehicle for Hire Com./
Planning & Dev.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, S. Mandel

 

6.3

Community Leagues Signage in Outdoor Rinks (L. Sloan)

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the August 23, 2010, Planning and Development Department report 2010PCP039 be received for information.

 

Planning & Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, B. Anderson

 

7.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

8.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

9.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 12:10 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk