COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


June 5, 2014  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen

M. Nathoo, Office of the City Clerk

G. Joseph, Office of the 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                                                                              2

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

3.1        Nuit Blanche Event (B. Henderson/S. McKeen)                          3

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Progress of the Edmonton Museums Network - Annual

             Update                                                                                                    4

6.2        Edmonton Heritage Council - Agreement Renewal                   4

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                4

7.1        Canadian Paraplegic Association - Business Case

             Update (S. McKeen)                                                                             4

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           5

8.1        Naming Rights Agreement                                                                5

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   6

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

Carried

Carried

None

 

See Minutes

See Minutes

None

 

See Minutes

None

None

 

 

Action

Carried

 

 

Action

 

Carried

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor T. Caterina called the meeting to order at
9:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the June 5, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the May 21, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

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, 7.1 and 8.1.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

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

7.1  Canadian Paraplegic Association - Business Case Update (S. McKeen)

  • L. Pempeit, Canadian Paraplegic Association
  • T. Clarke, Canadian Paraplegic Association

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

There were no requests for a specific time on the agenda.

 

 

 

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

3.1

Nuit Blanche Event (B. Henderson/S. McKeen)

 

 

 

Nuit Blanche is a major contemporary art event that is presented for one night only in many cities both in Canada and around the world.  We and other members of City Council have had informal meetings with a group of local citizens who are working towards hosting this large-scale event in Edmonton.  I understand that Administration has also had meetings with this group.

Can Community Services answer the following questions:

1.    A description of the event.

2.    An overview of the work the local organizers have done to date.

3.    Event budget information.

4.    The role and request of the City of Edmonton.

If possible can the report return to the September 29, 2014, Community Services Committee meeting?

 

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Sep. 29, 2014

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Progress of the Edmonton Museums Network - Annual Update

 

 

 

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

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Administration develop a program statement and capital profile to fund a new City Museum and submit as appropriate into the ten-year Capital Priorities Plan.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

6.2

Edmonton Heritage Council - Agreement Renewal

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the agreement between the City of Edmonton and the Edmonton Heritage Council, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 5, 2014, Community Services report CR_1293, be approved and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Canadian Paraplegic Association - Business Case Update (S. McKeen)

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation.

L. Pempeit and T. Clarke, Canadian Paraplegic Association, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  A handout provided by L. Pempeit was distributed to members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

L. Cochrane, General Manager and L. Brenneis, Community Services; W. Trocenko, Sustainable Development, and M. Nathoo, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the June 5, 2014, Community Services report CR_1168, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

 

Moved M. Oshry:

 

 

 

MacEwan West Update

That Administration provide a report on the process for the program development and operationalization of the MacEwan West Campus Site.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Sep. 3, 2014

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Naming Rights Agreement

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 10:59 a.m., pursuant to sections 16, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 11:13 a.m.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.    That the City enter into a Naming Rights Agreement with a sponsor of the Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre's Arena Rink C, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the June 5, 204, Community Services report CR_1312, and be subject to the conditions outlined in the Facility Name Sale Policy C477A, and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

2.    That the June 5, 2014, Community Services report CR_1312 remain private pursuant to sections 16, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, M. Nickel, B. Henderson, M. Oshry

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor T. Caterina asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:15 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk