COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


February 26, 2013  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

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

*Mayor S. Mandel is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

A. Sohi, B. Anderson

A. Sinclair, City Clerk

L. Long, 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                                                                      2

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

5.1        Parade of Festivals and K-Days Festival -

             Unfunded Funding Requests                                                           3

5.2        Monto: The Spirit of Edmonton Proposal - Update                    4

5.3        Alberta Aviation Musuem - Condition Assessment of

             Hangar 14 and 15                                                                                 4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Age Friendly Edmonton Work Plan                                                4

6.2        Development of Beach Play Area at Hawrelak Park -

             Request for Proposal                                                                          5

6.3        Memorandum of Coordination and Collaboration with

             Government of Alberta Aboriginal Relations                                6

6.4        Exemption from Leadership in Energy and

             Environmental Design Silver Certification - John

             Fry Sports Park Pavilion, Callingwood Park

             Pavilion, Mill Woods Park Pavilion and Victoria

             Park Pavilion                                                                                         6

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                7

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           7

8.1        Civic Agency Recruitment - Applicant Short

             Listing - Verbal Report                                                                        7

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   7

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  7

 

 

 

 

Carried

Carried

None

 

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See Minutes

See Minutes

None

None

 

 

Carried

Carried

 

Carried

 

Action

 

Action

 

Referred

 

 

 

 

Carried

None

 

 

Carried

 

None

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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 9:31 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the February 26, 2013, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the January 29, 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, 6.3, 6.4 and 8.1.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from the following speakers, in panels when appropriate:

6.1  Age Friendly Edmonton Work Plan

·         S. Hallett, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council

·         P. Faid, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council

6.2  Development of Beach Play Area at Hawrelak Park - Request for Proposal

·         J. Little, Edmonton Heritage Festival Association

·         S. Ooraikul Thomas, Edmonton Heritage Festival Association

·         A. Bolstad, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues (to answer questions only)

·         Willem Langenberg

·         D. Gibbens, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues (to answer questions only)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

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 - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Parade of Festivals and K-Days Festival - Unfunded Funding Requests

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 3, 2013, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Apr. 3, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

5.2

Monto: The Spirit of Edmonton Proposal - Update

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of May 14, 2013, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: May 14, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

5.3

Alberta Aviation Musuem - Condition Assessment of Hangar 14 and 15

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of June 11, 2013, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Jun. 11, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Age Friendly Edmonton Work Plan

 

 

 

E. Betchinski, Community Services, made a presentation.

P. Faid and S. Hallett; Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

L. Cochrane, General Manager, and E. Betchinski, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

Age Friendly Edmonton Work Plan – Update

That Administration provide a report on the Age Friendly Edmonton Work Plan with further clarification of the prioritization of activities over the next three to five years, with an effort to ensure no duplication of activities.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Jun. 11, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.2

Development of Beach Play Area at Hawrelak Park - Request for Proposal

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, and L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation.

S. Ooraikul Thomas and J. Little, Edmonton Heritage Festival Association; A. Bolstad, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues; and W. Langenberg, made presentations.  S. Ooraikul Thomas and J. Little, Edmonton Heritage Festival Association, answered the Committee's questions.

Handouts provided by J. Little, Edmonton Heritage Festival Association; and A. Bolstad, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, were distributed to Members of the Committee and copies were filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

L. Brenneis, L. Cochrane, General Manager, J. Kabarchuk and R. Jevne, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the design and development of a beach play area in Hawrelak Park, adjacent to the existing playground, be approved.

2.    That Administration bring forward a capital profile to fund the beach play area project in Hawrelak Park, as part of the 2013 spring Supplementary Capital Budget Adjustment, including a Preliminary Design Concept of the recommended location by the existing playground.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, S. Mandel

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

6.3

Memorandum of Coordination and Collaboration with Government of Alberta Aboriginal Relations

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the February 26, 2013, Community Services report 2013CSW007, be referred back to Administration to work with the Province on any potential implications for this initiative arising from the Provincial Budget, and return to the May 14, 2013, Community Services Committee meeting. 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: May 14, 2013

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.4

Exemption from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver Certification - John Fry Sports Park Pavilion, Callingwood Park Pavilion, Mill Woods Park Pavilion and Victoria Park Pavilion

 

 

 

J. Kabarchuk, L. Cochrane, General Manager, and
R. Jevne, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the John Fry Sports Park Pavilion, Callingwood Park Pavilion, Mill Woods Park Pavilion and Victoria Park Pavilion, be exempted from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Silver certification, as per Sustainable Building Policy C532.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Civic Agency Recruitment - Applicant Short Listing - Verbal Report

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 11:47 a.m. pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 12:03 p.m.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the February 26, 2013, Corporate Services verbal report remain private pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

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 Motions. There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 12:04 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk