COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


July 9, 2012  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, *S. Mandel
*
Mayor S. Mandel is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

K. Leibovici

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Henderson, J. Batty, L. Sloan, T. Caterina
M. Nathoo, Deputy City Clerk
C. Johnston, 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                                                                                      3

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      4

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               4

5.1        Plan for Canada's 150 Year History Celebration                         4

5.2        Historical Information for Displays                                                 4

5.3        Business Model on the Edmonton Aboriginal

             Business and Professional Association                                       4

5.4        Edmonton Aboriginal Urban Affairs Committee -

             Status Update                                                                                       5

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Edmonton Police Service Fleet Report                                         5

6.2        Violence Reduction Strategy - Next Steps                                   6

6.3        River City Round Up - Update - Request for

             Ongoing Funding                                                                                 6

6.4        Update to City Policy C523 and the Fire Rescue

             Master Plan                                                                                            7

6.5        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program - Community Arts Project Grant

             Recommendations                                                                              8

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                8

7.1        Age-Friendly Edmonton Action Plan Update -

             Seniors Declaration Service Area

             Alignments/Age-Friendly Action Plan Update (L.

             Sloan/S. Mandel)                                                                                  8

7.2        City Hall's 20th Anniversary (J. Batty)                                            9

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           9

8.1        Former Alberta Cycle Building - 9131 - 118 Avenue

             Update                                                                                                  10

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                10

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                10

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor E. Gibbons called the meeting to order at
9:32 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the July 9, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following change:

Addition:
8.1    Former Alberta Cycle Building - 9131 - 118 Avenue Update - PRIVATE

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the June 25, 2012, Community Services minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

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, 7.1 and 7.1.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the Community Services Committee hear from the following speaker:

7.1    Age-Friendly Edmonton Action Plan Update- Seniors Declaration Service Area Alignments/Age-Friendly action Plan Update(L. Sloan/S. Mandel)

·         S. Hallett, Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

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

7.1     Age-Friendly Edmonton Action Plan Update-Seniors Declaration Service Area Alignments/Age-Friendly Action Plan Update(L. Sloan/S. Mandel)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

3.1

City’s Public Art Collection – Policies and Outreach (J. Batty)

 

 

I would like Administration to bring a report to the appropriate Committee of Council answering the following questions:

 

Given that the Public Art Committee was created as an advisory committee on the City’s public art programs to the City reporting through the Edmonton Arts Council.  I request that Administration work with the Edmonton Arts Council to obtain a report on the state of the City’s public art collection, policies and outreach.

Community Svcs/Arts Council

 

Due Date: Oct. 9, 2012

 

Community Svcs. Committee

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Plan for Canada's 150 Year History Celebration

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of October 9, 2012, be approved.

 

City Manager

Due Date:
Oct. 9, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

5.2

Historical Information for Displays

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of September 4, 2012, be approved.

 

City Manager

Due Date:
Sept. 4, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

5.3

Business Model on the Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional Association

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of September 4, 2012, be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date:
Sept. 4, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

5.4

Edmonton Aboriginal Urban Affairs Committee - Status Update

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of September 4, 2012, be approved

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date:
Sept 4, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Edmonton Police Service Fleet Report

 

 

 

A. Yakeley, Edmonton Police Commission; and
B. Kisilevich, Edmonton Police Service, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

D. Eastcott, Edmonton Police Services; and H. Wong, Corporate Services, answered the Committee's questions.  

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

Lifespan and Warranty Work of Edmonton Police Services Vehicles

That Administration provide a report outlining a comparison of planned and unplanned warranty work (over the lifespan of the vehicles) and provide a comparison with other city vehicles, taxis, other municipal police services and life cycle costs for Edmonton Police Services.

Police Commission

 

Due Date:
Oct. 9, 2012

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.2

Violence Reduction Strategy - Next Steps

 

 

 

A. Yakeley, Edmonton Police Commission; and
D. Eastcott Edmonton Police Service, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 

B. Roberts and Deputy Chief B. Simpson, Edmonton Police Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the July 9, 2012, Edmonton Police Commission report 2012POOC08, be received for information.

Police Commission

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

6.3

River City Round Up - Update - Request for Ongoing Funding

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

E. Finn, Community Services; and J. Douziech, Edmonton Northlands, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

1.            That Administration prepare a service package for the River City Round Up in the amount of $100,000, on a ongoing basis, for consideration during the 2013 Operating Budget Deliberations.

2.            That the Mayor meet with representatives of Tourism Alberta to determine Provincial commitment to supporting the River City Round Up on an  ongoing basis.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

 

Mayor

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.4

Update to City Policy C523 and the Fire Rescue Master Plan

 

 

 

K. Block, Fire Chief, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

L. Cochrane, General Manager, and C. Lawson, Community Services, answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That the Fire Rescue Service Delivery City Policy C523A, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the July 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSF006, be approved.

2. That the Fire Rescue Master Plan (2012), as outlined in Attachment 2 of the July 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSF006, be received for information.

 

 

 

Fire Services – Employment Barriers

That Administration provide a report to Community Services Committee:

a)     highlighting some of the work that has been done to reach out to the multicultural community and the Aboriginal Community and what plans exist to continue and enhance such work
b)     identifying any potential barriers to employment in Fire Services and outlining steps proposed to reduce or eliminate barriers

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date:
Oct 9. 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.5

Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment Program - Community Arts Project Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations for Community Arts Project Grants as outlined in Attachment 1 of the July 9, 2012, Edmonton Arts Council report 2012EAC007, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Age-Friendly Edmonton Action Plan Update - Seniors Declaration Service Area Alignments/Age-Friendly Action Plan Update (L. Sloan/S. Mandel)

 

 

 

K. Barnhart, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

S. Hallet, 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 K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1.  That the Vision for an Age-Friendly Edmonton Action Plan, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the July 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW016, be approved.

 

 2. That Administration, in conjunction with the Edmonton  Seniors Coordinating Council, key partners and stakeholders, return to City Council through Community Services Committee, with a report outlining detailed budget implications of the proposed action plan as outlined in Attachment 3 of the July 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW016.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

7.2

City Hall's 20th Anniversary (J. Batty)

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the July 9, 2012, Office of the City Manager report 2012CMC009, be received for information.

 

City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Former Alberta Cycle Building - 9131 - 118 Avenue Update

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

1.    That the July 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSN005, be received for information.

2.    That the July 9, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSN005, remain private pursuant to sections 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor E. Gibbons asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:50 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk