URBAN PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


April 3, 2018  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, *D. Iveson

*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 15(3), Council Committees Bylaw 18156

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson, S. McKeen, M. Nickel,
A. Paquette
S. Kaffo, Office of the 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                                                                                      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                                                                 4

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Home for Life - Semi-detached Development                              4

5.2        Home-Based License Fees Elimination - Impacts and

             Options                                                                                                   4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Bylaw 18291 - Road Closure Application, Killarney

             - Closure of a portion of road right-of-way, 97

             Street NW, north of 128 Avenue NW                                               5

6.2        Bylaw 18246 - Closure of a portion of road

             right-of-way along 124 Street NW, between 124

             Avenue NW and 123 Avenue NW, Prince Charles                       5

6.3        Cannabis Legalization Update - Update on

             Administration's Recommended Actions                                      5

6.4        Prioritization of Arterial Roads and Primary

             Highways Projects - Level of Service and Capital

             Budget Information                                                                             7

6.5        Capital Line Planning - South Edmonton

             Residential Growth and Projected Transportation

             Demands                                                                                                8

6.6        Yellowhead and Calder Bus Bridge                                               9

6.7        Infill Compliance Team Annual Report                                          9

6.8        Exhibition Lands Guiding Principles                                           10

6.9        Potential Amendments to Bylaw 2202 - Sponsorship

             Recognition on Signage                                                                  10

6.10      Text Amendment to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Land Use

             Framework for Cannabis Legalization                                         10

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                              10

7.1        Automated Vehicles (A. Knack)                                                     10

7.2        Building Permits for Urban Farming (B. Henderson)              11

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                         12

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

 

 

 

Councillor M. Walters called the meeting to order at
9:30 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

That the April 3, 2018, Urban Planning Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

 

 

 

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the March 13, 2018, Urban Planning Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

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:  6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.10, 7.1 and 7.2.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

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

6.3 Cannabis Legalization Update - Update on Administration's Recommended Action

6.10 Text Amendment to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Land Use Framework for Cannabis Legalization

  • G. Keays, Alberta Health Services
  • S. Maruti, Alberta Health Services
  • M. Kilborn, Alberta Health Services
  • C. Horwitz, Spiritleaf Inc.
  • P. Hogan, Compass Cannabis Clinic

7.1 Automated Vehicles (A. Knack)

  • D. Corns
  • J. Stepovy, Pacific Western Transportation

7.2 Building Permits for Urban Farming (B. Henderson)

  • M. Day

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the following items be cross-referenced and be made time specific as follows:

6.3 Cannabis Legalization Update - Update on Administration's Recommended Action
- Second item of business

6.10 Text Amendment to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Land Use Framework for Cannabis Legalization
- Third item of business

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Home for Life - Semi-detached Development

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of September 11, 2018, be approved.

 

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date:
Sep. 11, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

5.2

Home-Based License Fees Elimination - Impacts and Options

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 17, 2018, be approved.

 

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date:
Apr. 17, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Bylaw 18291 - Road Closure Application, Killarney - Closure of a portion of road right-of-way, 97 Street NW, north of 128 Avenue NW

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That Bylaw 18291 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.2

Bylaw 18246 - Closure of a portion of road right-of-way along 124 Street NW, between 124 Avenue NW and 123 Avenue NW, Prince Charles

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That Bylaw 18246 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.3

Cannabis Legalization Update - Update on Administration's Recommended Actions

 

 

 

Items 6.3 and 6.10 were dealt with together.

L. McCarthy, Deputy City Manager, and C. Kirsop, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; R. Pleckaitis, Citizen Services; A. McLellan, Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation; and R. Patridge, Deloitte, made presentations.

G. Keays, M. Kilborn and S. Maruti, Alberta Health Services; C. Horwitz, Spiritleaf Inc.; P. Hogan, Compass Cannabis Clinic; and A. Bertoni made a presentations.

A handout provided by G. Keays was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from A. Bertoni.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from P. Hulmes.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

S. Hamilton

 

 

 

P, Hulmes made a presentation. G. Keays, M. Kilborn and S. Maruti, Alberta Health Services; C. Horwitz, Spiritleaf Inc.; P. Hogan, Compass Cannabis Clinic; and P. Hulmes answered the Committee's questions.

R. Pleckaitis, Citizen Services; C. Kirsop and L. McCarthey, Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; A. McLellan, Task Force on Cannabis Legalization and Regulation; and R. Patridge, Deloitte, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That "Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Free Youth" be added as a principle that drives consideration of development of cannabis policies and regulations.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

 

L. McCarthy, Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, D. Iveson

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That Administration bring forward proposed amendments to Bylaw 14614 - Public Places Bylaw to the May 23, 2018, Community and Public Services Committee meeting primarily based on option 3 as outlined in the April 3, 2018, Citizen Services report CR_5708, as well as alternatives and pros and cons.

 

 

 

D. Hales, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and R. Pleckaitis, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, D. Iveson

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Administration, as part of the
May 23, 2018, report on Public Places Bylaw, complete a brief analysis to include tobacco use in the amendments for public consumption of cannabis.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date:
May 23, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, D. Iveson

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

Options for Different Licensing Fees – Sale and Consumption of Cannabis

That Administration provide options for different licensing fees in an effort to recoup some of the costs associated with the sale and consumption of cannabis, such as bylaw enforcement.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due by:
Jul. 3, 2018

 

 

 

L. McCarthy, Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, D. Iveson

 

6.4

Prioritization of Arterial Roads and Primary Highways Projects - Level of Service and Capital Budget Information

 

 

 

Items 6.4, 6.5 and 6.6 were dealt with together.

P. Ohm, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and N. Alampi, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  A. Bhowmick and A. Gelinas, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development;
B. Latte, Integrated Infrastructure Services; and
S. Feldman, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

Bylaw 14380 Review - Arterial Road Improvements

That Administration review Bylaw 14380 Arterial Roads for Development Bylaw to determine if arterial road improvements can include dedicated right-of-way for BRT, HOV, emerging transportation technology etc., to move larger volumes of people more efficiently.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date:
Jul. 3, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.5

Capital Line Planning - South Edmonton Residential Growth and Projected Transportation Demands

 

 

 

Items 6.4, 6.5 and 6.6 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

Riverbend/Terwillegar, Windermere and Heritage Valley Integrated and Phased Approach Options - Express Bus and Park and Ride Recommendations

That Administration provide recommendations for an integrated and phased approach reflecting the three scenarios outlined in the April 3, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_4524rev including further analysis on express bus and park and ride options to serve Riverbend/Terwillegar, Windermere and Heritage Valley, as well as further study of the next logical southern terminus of the Capital Line.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due by:
Jul. 3, 2018

 

 

 

 

S. Feldman, City Operations; and P. Ohm, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

 

 

 

 

6.6

Yellowhead and Calder Bus Bridge

 

 

 

Items 6.4, 6.5 and 6.6 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the March 13, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_5002, be received for information.

 

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.7

Infill Compliance Team Annual Report

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the April 3, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_4706, be postponed to the April 17, 2018, Urban Planning Committee meeting.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date:
Apr. 17, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, D. Iveson

 

6.8

Exhibition Lands Guiding Principles

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the April 3, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_5774, be received for information.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.9

Potential Amendments to Bylaw 2202 - Sponsorship Recognition on Signage

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

That the April 3, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_5339, be received for information.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

6.10

Text Amendment to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Land Use Framework for Cannabis Legalization

 

 

 

Items 6.3 and 6.10 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

Bylaw Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 – Cannabis Legalization Land Use Framework

That Administration prepare amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800, as generally outlined in Attachment 1 of the April 3, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_5516, and return to a future City Council Public Hearing.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due by:
To be determined

CCPH

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, D. Iveson

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Automated Vehicles (A. Knack)

 

 

 

S. McCabe, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

D. Corns; and J. Stepovy, Pacific Western Transportation, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

Implementation of Connected Automated Vehicle Pilot Testing

1.    That Administration, in consultation with relevant stakeholders, provide a report on implementation of Connected and/or Automated Vehicle pilot(s) testing with a target start date of January 1, 2019, or earlier, to align with new provincial rules on Autonomous Vehicle testing.

Automated Vehicle Testing – Biannual Progress Reports

2.    Provide progress reports biannually.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due by:
Sep. 11, 2018

 

 


Due by:
Biannually

 

 

 

S. McCabe and L. McCarthy, Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Administration, in consultation with relevant companies and stakeholders, develop a service package for the necessary staff and potential capital profile required to support Connected and/or Automated Vehicle operations for consideration during the 2019 - 2022 Operating Budget deliberations.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due by:
2019 – 2022 Operating Budget

 

 

 

L. McCarthy, Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton

 

7.2

Building Permits for Urban Farming (B. Henderson)

 

 

Moved A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the April 3, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_5171, be postponed to the April 17, 2018, Urban Planning Committee meeting.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date:
Apr. 17, 2018

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Walters, A. Knack, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, D. Iveson

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor M. Walters asked if there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 6:08 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk