COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


November 15, 2010  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

Councillors B. Henderson, J. Batty, K. Leibovici
A. Sinclair, 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                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

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

4.1        Review of Edmonton Combative Sports Commission              4

4.2        Panhandling Action Plan - Update                                                  4

4.3        Taxi and Limousine Zones - Meeting to Discuss

             Issues Relating to Taxi Service                                                        4

4.4        Plan to Reduce Vehicle (Taxi) Emissions                                     4

4.5        Taxi Broker Accessible Service Advertising                                4

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                                4

5.1        Edmonton Arts Council - Support Options for

             Individual Artists                                                                                  4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program Project Grant for Individual Artists

             Recommendations                                                                              4

6.2        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program Arts and Museum Building Operating Grant

             Recommendations                                                                              4

6.3        Nutritional Food Guidelines                                                              5

6.4        Alberta Initiative 2010 Update                                                           5

6.5        Update on Space for Non-Profit Organizations                          5

6.6        Edmonton Seniors' Declaration Artwork -

             Commemoration in Churchill Square                                             6

6.7        Update on One Time Family and Community Support

             Services Funds                                                                                    6

6.8        McCauley Revitalization Strategy Report                                     7

6.9        Community Services Advisory Board Community

             Investment Hosting Grant Recommendations                             7

6.10       Peace Officer Review                                                                        8

7.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                            8

7.1        Civic Agencies - Agency Applicant Interviews                            8
8.          NOTICES OF MOTION                                                                         8

9.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  9

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor L. Sloan called the meeting to order at 9:31 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That the November 15, 2010, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That the following Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted:

*September 7, 2010, Community Services Committee

*October 28, 2010, Community Services Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

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, 6.3, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.10 and 7.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from the following speakers and that the speakers for Item 6.8 be heard in a panel:

6.3 National Food Guidelines

D. Colburn

6.8 McCauley Reviatlization Strategy

*T. Lui

*Y. Chiu, Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op

*Dr. J. McNeal

*R. Lawrence

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That the following item be made time specific:

6.8 McCauley Revitalization Strategy - First Item of Business

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

 

 

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING

4.1

Review of Edmonton Combative Sports Commission

 

 

 

Due: January 10, 2011

 

4.2

Panhandling Action Plan - Update

 

 

 

Due: January 24, 2011

 

4.3

Taxi and Limousine Zones - Meeting to Discuss Issues Relating to Taxi Service

 

 

 

Due: January 24, 2011

 

4.4

Plan to Reduce Vehicle (Taxi) Emissions

 

 

 

Due: January 24, 2011

 

4.5

Taxi Broker Accessible Service Advertising

 

 

 

Due: January 24, 2011

 

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Edmonton Arts Council - Support Options for Individual Artists

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 24, 2011, be approved.

 

Arts Council

Due Date: Jan. 24, 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment Program Project Grant for Individual Artists Recommendations

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations as outlined in Attachment 1 of the November 15, 2010, Edmonton Arts Council report 2010EAC013, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

6.2

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

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations as outlined in Attachment 1 of the November 15, 2010, Edmonton Arts Council report 2010EAC014, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

6.3

Nutritional Food Guidelines

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Community Services Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 
L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services Department, answered Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That the November 15, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSR010, be received for information.

 

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

6.4

Alberta Initiative 2010 Update

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That the November 15, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSW026, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

6.5

Update on Space for Non-Profit Organizations

 

 

 

H. McRae, Community Services Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 
L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

1. That the November 15, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSS009, be received for information.

2. That Administration provide an update to Community Services Committee in late 2011 regarding Space for Non-profit Organizations.

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Late 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

6.6

Edmonton Seniors' Declaration Artwork - Commemoration in Churchill Square

 

 

 

Motion on the Floor:

MOVED L. Sloan – A. Sohi (Made at the June 9, 2010, City Council Meeting):

That Edmonton Arts Council, in conjunction with the Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council, initiate a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the commissioning of a visible and permanent piece of art in Churchill Square to accompany the official launch of the Edmonton Seniors’ Declaration.

H. McRae, Community Services Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 
L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved L. Sloan:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Motion on the Floor be amended by adding Part 2, as follows:

2. That a funding source be identified as part of the
     2011 Operating Budget process.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

6.7

Update on One Time Family and Community Support Services Funds

 

 

 

K. Barnhart, Community Services Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 
C. Burton Ochocki and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services Department; and C. Stumpf-Allen, Community Services Advisory Board, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That the November 15, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSW027 be received for information.

 

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

6.8

McCauley Revitalization Strategy

 

 

 

S. Labonne, Community Services Department, made a presentation.

T. Lui; Y. Chiu, Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op;
Dr. J. McNeal; and R. Lawrence, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

S. Labonne, L. Cochrane, General Manager, and
J. Molstad, Community Services Department; and A. Jones, Transportation Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the McCauley Revitalization “A cultural experience,” Attachment 1 of the November 15, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSW014, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

6.9

Community Services Advisory Board Community Investment Hosting Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved D. Loken:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Community Investment Hosting Grant Awards, as outlined in Attachment 2 of the November 15, 2010, Community Services Advisory Board report 2010CAAB11 in the amount of $24,085.81, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

6.10

Peace Officer Review

 

 

 

R. Boutilier, General Manager, Transportation Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the November 15, 2010, Transportation Department report 2010TD1095 be postponed to the January 24, 2011, Community Services Committee meeting.

 

Transportation

 

Due Date: Jan. 24, 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

7.

PRIVATE REPORTS

7.1

Civic Agencies - Agency Applicant Interviews

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 1:31 p.m. pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 4:09 p.m.

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommended to City Council:

1. That the citizen-at-large appointment recommendations, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the November 15, 2010, Community Services Committee Report 6, be approved for terms as shown.

2. That Attachment 1 of the November 15, 2010, Community Services Committee Report 6, remain private pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection and Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

L. Sloan, B. Anderson, D. Loken, K. Diotte

 

8.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

 

Councillor L. Sloan asked if there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

9.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 4:11 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk