EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


April 30, 2018  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

T. Cartmell, B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Walters
L. Cochrane, City Manager
S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk
D. Siebold, 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

4.          REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING     REPORTS RE-ROUTED BY AGENDA REVIEW

               COMMITTEE                                                                                        4

4.1        Conceptual Planning Clareview Town Centre                            4

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Alternative Financing Models for Industrial

             Development                                                                                         4

5.2        Belvedere Community Revitalization Levy

             Opportunities                                                                                        4

5.3        Kathleen Andrews Garage Fit-up to Support

             Electric Bus Fleet                                                                                 4

5.4        Options to Secure Land for Southwest Seniors

             Activity Centre and Community Hub                                              5

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Chinatown Strategy Implementation and Budget                      5

6.2        2017 Investment Committee Annual Report                                 6

6.3        Artists Quarters Project Update                                                       6

6.4        Downtown Business Retention                                                      7

6.5        Agreements with Community Groups Over $500,000  -

             Community Group Led Construction Projects and

             Neighbourhood Park Development Program Projects              7

6.6        Business Technology Strategy                                                       8

6.7        Open Data Update                                                                               9

6.8        Socrata Licence Agreement - Open Data Platform                     9

6.9        Bylaw 18352 The Crossroads Business Improvement

             Area Bylaw Amendment No. 6                                                          9

6.10      Enterprise Performance Management - Policy

             Principles                                                                                             10

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                              10

7.1        City-owned Land, Riverdale (S. McKeen)                                   10

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                         11

8.1        Downtown District Energy Initiative - Update                            11

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                12

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                12

 

 

 

 

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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 9:31 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the April 30, 2018, Executive Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the April 16, 2018, Executive Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

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, 6.4, 6.6, 6.7, 6.10 and 7.1.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee hear from the following speakers:

6.1  Chinatown Strategy Implementation and Budget

  • S. Mah, Chinatown Economic Task Force
  • S. Pon, Chinatown Economic Task Force

6.3  Artists Quarters Project Update

·         J. Mayne, Arts Habitat and Artists Quarters 

7.1  City-owned Land, Riverdale (S. McKeen)

·         N. Browett

·         R. Tremblay

·         J. Dolynchuk

·         P. Stephanson

·         M. Pawlina

·         A. Wilhelm, Riverdale Community League

·         A. Minaker

·         K. Minaker

·         M. Cooper

·         C. McDonald

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

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/REPORTS RE-ROUTED BY AGENDA REVIEW COMMITTEE

4.1

Conceptual Planning Clareview Town Centre

 

 

 

Rerouted by Agenda Review Committee to the May 1, 2018, Urban Planning Committee.

 

 

 

 

 

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Alternative Financing Models for Industrial Development

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of Dec. 6, 2018, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Reconsidered

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the following motion be reconsidered:

Moved M. Nickel:

That the revised due date of December 6, 2018, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of January 2019 be approved.

 

Regional and Economic Dev.

Due Date:
Jan. 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

5.2

Belvedere Community Revitalization Levy Opportunities

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of June 18, 2018, be approved.

 

Regional and Economic Dev.

Due Date:
Jun. 18, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

5.3

Kathleen Andrews Garage Fit-up to Support Electric Bus Fleet

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of May 24, 2018, be approved.

 

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Due Date:
May 24, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

5.4

Options to Secure Land for Southwest Seniors Activity Centre and Community Hub

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of June 18, 2018, be approved.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
Jun. 18, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Chinatown Strategy Implementation and Budget

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee hear from the following speaker:

 

  • W. Lau, Chinatown Economic Task Force

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

 

 



M. Debrinski and C. Wong-Ruzniak, Regional Economic Development, made a presentation.

S. Mah, W. Lau, and S. Pon, Chinatown Economic Task Force, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

M. Debrinski, and K. Fung, Financial and Corporate Services (Law), answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

Chinatown Transformation Collaborative Society - Principles and Business Case

That Administration provide a report with a business case and principles of a funding agreement for the Chinatown Community Economic Development Task Force and the Chinatown Strategy prior to the 2019-2022 budget process.

Regional and Economic Dev.

Due Date:
Oct. 29, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

6.2

2017 Investment Committee Annual Report

 

 

 

T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, and S. McPherson, Financial and Corporate Services, made a presentation. S. McPherson answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the April 30, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_5611, be received for information.

Financial and Corp. Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

6.3

Artists Quarters Project Update

 

 

 

M. Debrinski and C. St. Aubin, Regional and Economic Development, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. J. Mayne, Arts Habitat and Artists Quarters, and C. Kjenner, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

Artists Quarters Project Update - Funding and Parking

That the April 30, 2018, Regional and Economic Development report CR_5613 be referred back to Administration to provide an update on the Artists Quarters project, including information on funding from partners and other levels of government, and an analysis of parking options and Community Revitalization Levy implications.

Regional Economic Dev.

Due by:
Oct. 29, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

6.4

Downtown Business Retention

 

 

 

I. O'Donnell, Downtown Business Association, and
J. Chase, Regional and Economic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

Downtown Business Retention Update

That Administration provide an update on downtown business attraction and retention activities by the City, the Downtown Business Association, and Edmonton Economic Development Corporation.

Regional and Economic Dev.

 

Due by:
June 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

6.5

Agreements with Community Groups Over $500,000 - Community Group Led Construction Projects and Neighbourhood Park Development Program Projects

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

1.    That the Community Group Led Construction Program - Municipal Improvement Agreements over $500,000 between the City of Edmonton and the Community Group as outlined in Attachment 1 of the April 30, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_5715, be approved, and that the agreements be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

2.    That the Neighbourhood Park Development Program - Community Partner Project Agreements over $500,000 between the City of Edmonton and the Community Groups as outlined in Attachment 2 of the April 30, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_5715, be approved, and that the agreements be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

Citizen Svcs.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

6.6

Business Technology Strategy

 

 

 

Items 6.6 and 6.7 were dealt with together.

T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, and W. Gnenz, Financial and Corporate Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the April 30, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_5365, be received for information.

Financial and Corp. Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

6.7

Open Data Update

 

 

 

Items 6.6 and 6.7 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

 

Data Governance and Usable Information - Bloomberg Philanthropies and What Works Cities

That Administration provide a report that summarizes the findings of the work done to further the use of data in Edmonton as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies What Works Cities Initiative, as well as any next steps identified to Administration by the GovEx What Works Cities team and what Administration is doing to address them.

Financial and Corp. Svcs.

Due by:
Aug. 13, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

6.8

Socrata Licence Agreement - Open Data Platform

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That an agreement between the City of Edmonton and Socrata, Inc. for continued licensing, support, and upgrades, as outlined in the April 30, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_5771, be approved, and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

Financial and Corp. Svcs.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

6.9

Bylaw 18352 The Crossroads Business Improvement Area Bylaw Amendment No. 6

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee recommend to City Council:

 

That Bylaw 18352 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

6.10

Enterprise Performance Management Policy

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, City Manager; B. Knowles, pm2; S. McCabe, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and
T. Shewchuk, City Operations, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. L. McCarthy, Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the April 30, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_5839, be referred back to Administration to add references to plain language in the Enterprise Performance Management Policy, and return to the May 8, 2018, City Council meeting.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date:
May 8, 2018 City Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

City-owned Land, Riverdale (S. McKeen)

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee hear from the following speaker:

  • D. Poskocil, Riverdale Community League

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

 

 

 

T. McCargar, Financial and Corporate Services, made a presentation.

N. Browett; R. Tremblay; J. Dolynchuk; P. Stephanson;
M. Pawlina; and A. Wilhelm, Riverdale Community Leauge, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

Handouts provided by N. Browett and A. Wilhelm were distributed to members of the Committee, and copies were filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

A. Minaker and K. Minaker; M. Cooper; C. McDonald; and D. Poskocil, Riverdale Community League, made presentations. A. Minaker, K. Minaker, M. Cooper, and
C. McDonald answered the Committee's questions.

T. McCargar; P. Ohm, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Design; A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services; C. Kjenner, Citizen Services; and 
T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

Affordable Housing on City-owned Site in Riverdale

That Administration provide a report on options and feasibility for affordable housing, in consultation with the community and affordable housing providers, on the Riverdale City-owned site outlined in the April 30, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_5600.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due by:
Nov. 15, 2018

 


 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Downtown District Energy Initiative - Update

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

1.    That the April 30, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_5778, be received for information.

2.    That the April 30, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_5778, remain private pursuant to sections 24 (advice from officials) and section 25 (disclosure harmful to economic and other interests of a public body) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Nickel, M. Banga, B. Esslinger, A. Paquette

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 5:34 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk