UTILITY COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


April 22, 2016  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

A.   A. Knack
S. Kaffo, 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                                                                                      2

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             2

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      3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Bylaw 17605 - Amendment to Drainage Bylaw 16200               3

6.2        Edmonton Waste Management Centre Marketing Update       3

6.3        Bylaw 17604- A Bylaw to Amend Drainage Bylaw

             16200, Amendment No. 5                                                                   4

6.4        Utility Services Spring 2016 Capital Budget

             Adjustment                                                                                            4

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                5

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           5

8.1        Edmonton Waste Management Centre Marketing

             Strategy                                                                                                  5

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   6

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor B. Henderson called the meeting to order at
9:31 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the April 22, 2016, Utility Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following change:

Orders of the Day

That the Orders of the Day be changed to allow Members of the Committee to attend the Ground breaking Ceremony of the Valley Line LRT:

·    Lunch 11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the February 26, 2016, Utility Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

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: 6.2, 6.4 and 8.1.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

 

 

 

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the following item be made time specific as the first item of business:

6.4.      Utilities Services Spring 2016 Capital Budget
            Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Bylaw 17605 - Amendment to Drainage Bylaw 16200

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That Utility Committee recommend to City Council:

That Bylaw 17605 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.2

Edmonton Waste Management Centre Marketing Update

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That Utility Committee recommend to City Council:

That the Mayor, on behalf of City Council, write to the Minister of Environment and Parks, to advocate for the development of a regulatory compliance framework for commercial waste haulage and disposal that promotes sound environmental sustainability including incentivizing private haulers.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

 

 

C. Ward, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

Mechanisms to Inform Waste Haulage Customers on Waste Processing

That Administration prepare a report on mechanisms available to the City, including a bylaw, to ensure that waste haulage customers are informed as to how their waste is being processed.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Due by:   Aug. 26, 2016

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.3

Bylaw 17604- A Bylaw to Amend Drainage Bylaw 16200, Amendment No. 5

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That Utility Committee recommend to City Council:

That Bylaw 17604 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.4

Utility Services Spring 2016 Capital Budget Adjustment

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, General Manager, and T. Wyman, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  C. Ward, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

J. Beckett, Utilities Advisor, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

Options to Incentivize Drainage Service Connection Renewal Including Scale of Costs

That Administration provide a report with options to incentivize drainage service connection renewal, including scale of costs.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Due by:   Aug. 26, 2016

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That Utility Committee recommend to City Council:

That Administration bring forward, as part of the Spring 2016 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment, the proposed amendments to the 2015-2018 Capital Budget, as outlined in Attachments 1 and 2 of the April 22, 2016, City Operations report CR_3477.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Edmonton Waste Management Centre Marketing Strategy

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the Committee meet in private pursuant to section 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 10:23 a.m.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the Committee meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Committee met in public at 11:03 a.m.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

1.  That the April 22, 2016, City Operations report CR_3527, be received for information.

2.  That the April 22, 2016, City Operations report CR_3527, remain private pursuant to section 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

City Operations

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor B. Henderson asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:10 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk