EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


November 5, 2012  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Loken, J. Batty, T. Caterina
S. Farbrother, City Manager
M. Nathoo, Deputy 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                                                                                      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      3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

5.1        Industrial Land Development (S. Mandel)                                     3

5.2        Strategies and Funding Sources for Roadway

             Improvements in Winterburn and Other Industrial

             Areas                                                                                                       4

5.3        Zoning Bylaw Amendments to Achieve Density

             Targets and Address Other Issues                                                 4

5.4        Development of the Maple Ridge Industrial Lands                    5

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Business Case for Downtown Wayfinding Signage

             System                                                                                                    5

6.2        Draft Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 to

             Regulate the Location of Body Rub Centres                               6

6.3        Bylaw 16256 - To Amend Bylaw 13138, Business

             Licence Bylaw - Status Update on After Hours

             Events                                                                                                     7

6.4        Licence Review for Large Events                                                   8

6.5        Facility Funding Strategy for Civic Partners and

             Other External Organizations - Funding Sources

             for Non-governmental Facilities (S. Mandel) /

             Telus World of Science Project - Long Term

             Financial Implications -                                                                       8

6.6        Tax Supported Debt Analysis                                                          9

6.7        Bylaw 15793 - Community Standards and Licence

             Appeal Committee Bylaw Amendment No. 2                                9

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                9

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           9

8.1        Civic Agency Applicant Interviews                                                 9

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                10

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                10

 

 

 

 

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Action

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the November 5, 2012, Executive Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved K. Diotte:

 

 

 

That the October 22, 2012, Executive Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

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: 5.1, 5.2, 5.4, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.6, 6.7 and 8.1.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee hear from the following speaker:

6.2.  Bylaw 16256 - To Amend Bylaw 13138, Business Licence Bylaw - Status Update on After Hours Events

·         K. Quinn, Edmonton Sexual Exploitation Working Group

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

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

Industrial Land Development (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

W. Trocenko, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

1.  That the revised due date of April 29, 2013, be approved. 

 

Industrial Land Development
(S. Mandel) – Status Update

2.  That Administration bring a report to the January 28, 2013, Executive Committee meeting to provide a status update and outline any challenges faced in preparation of the report on “Industrial Land Development.”

 

Sustainable Dev.

Due Date: Apr. 29, 2013

Due Date: Jan. 28, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

5.2

Strategies and Funding Sources for Roadway Improvements in Winterburn and Other Industrial Areas

 

 

 

W. Trocenko, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

1.  That the revised due date of April 29, 2013, be approved. 

 

Strategies and Funding Sources for Roadway Improvements in Winterburn and Other Industrial Areas – Status Update

2.  That Administration bring a report to the January 28, 2013, Executive Committee meeting to provide a status update and outline any challenges faced in preparation of the report on “Strategies and Funding Sources for Roadway Improvements in Winterburn and Other Industrial Areas.”

 

Sustainable Dev.

Due Date: Apr. 29, 2013

Due Date: Jan. 28, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

5.3

Zoning Bylaw Amendments to Achieve Density Targets and Address Other Issues

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of November 19, 2012, be approved.

 

Sustainable Dev.

Due Date: Nov. 19, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

5.4

Development of the Maple Ridge Industrial Lands

 

 

 

W. Trocenko, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

1.  That the revised due date of April 29, 2013, be approved. 

 

Development of the Maple Ridge Industrial Lands – Status Update

2.  That Administration bring a report to the January 28, 2013, Executive Committee meeting to provide a status update and outline any challenges faced in preparation of the report on “Development of the Maple Ridge Industrial Lands.”

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due Date: Apr. 29, 2013

Sustainable Dev.

Due Date: Jan. 28, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Business Case for Downtown Wayfinding Signage System

 

 

 

D. Fraser, Sustainable Development, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.  M. Nathoo, Deputy City Clerk; and W. Trocenko, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

A copy of a letter dated October 20, 2012, from C. Buyze, President, and I. O’Donnell, Development Chair, Downtown Edmonton Community League, was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the October 22, 2012, Sustainable Development report 2012SHE019, be received for information.

 

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.2

Draft Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 to Regulate the Location of Body Rub Centres

 

 

 

L. Balone, Sustainable Development, made a presentation.

K. Quinn, Edmonton Sexual Exploitation Working Group, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

L. Balone, G. Dziwenka, Sustainable Development; and
S. Farbrother, City Manager, answered the Committee's questions.

Mayor S. Mandel requested permission of the Committee to rescind a motion previously passed at the March 21, 2012, Executive Committee meeting regarding the location of body rub centres.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That Mayor S. Mandel be allowed to make a Motion Without the Notice to rescind a motion previously passed at the March 21, 2012, Executive Committee meeting regarding the location of body rub centres.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

That the following motion, passed at the March 21, 2012, Executive Committee meeting, be rescinded:

That Administration prepare draft Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the March 21, 2012, Sustainable Development report 2012SCP014, with additional amendments to address the following:

- a requirement for 300 metres separation distance from developments frequented by vulnerable persons, such as schools and treatment facilities, and other similar places or developments

- a requirement for separation distances between businesses of similar uses

and return to a City Council Public Hearing.

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

Draft Amendments to the Zoning Bylaw to Regulate the Location of Body Rub Centres

That Administration prepare draft amendments to the Zoning Bylaw 12800 to regulate the location of Body Rub Centres, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the November 5, 2012, Sustainable Development report 2012SCP110, and return to a City Council Public Hearing.

 

Sustainable Dev.

Due Date:

To Be Determined

City Council Public Hearing

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

Body Rub Centres - Regulations, Options and Development of an Integrated Documentation System

That Administration bring a report to Executive Committee on:

·         regulations that will ensure that documentation is clearly posted in all Body Rub Centres to clarify the roles and responsibilities of the owners and managers of Body Rub Centres

·         options for the establishment of a secure, confidential support line for the workers in the centres, (similar to the hotline established by City Auditor)

·         the development of an integrated documentation system for incidents of exploitation or abuse.

Sustainable Dev.

 

Due Date: Jan. 28, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

6.3

Bylaw 16256 - To Amend Bylaw 13138, Business Licence Bylaw - Status Update on After Hours Events

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee recommend to City Council:

     That Bylaw 16256 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

6.4

Licence Review for Large Events

 

 

 

N. Chapdelaine, Edmonton Police Commission, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.
D. Campbell, Edmonton Police Commission; and S. Farbrother, City Manager, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee hear from V. Nguyen, representing Boodang Music Canada.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

 

 

V. Nguyen, representing Boodang Music Canada, made a presentation and answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

 

C. Stasynek, Office of the City Manager; and G. Dwizenka, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

Planning, Managing, Coordinating, and Policing Large Events

That Administration work with the Edmonton Police Commission to bring a report to Executive Committee outlining plans to better plan, manage, coordinate and police large events, including  clarification of roles and exploration of additional proactive processes and/or regulations that could be implemented such as those set out in the 11 recommendations outlined in the November 5, 2012, Edmonton Police Commission report 2012POSC09.

 

Community Svcs.

Sustainable Dev.

Police Commission

 

Due Date: Jan. 28, 2013

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

6.5

Facility Funding Strategy for Civic Partners and Other External Organizations - Funding Sources for Non-governmental Facilities (S. Mandel) / Telus World of Science Project - Long Term Financial Implications -

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the November 5, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSS017, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.6

Tax Supported Debt Analysis

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the October 22, 2012, Financial Services and Utilities report 2012CA3131, be postponed to the November 19, 2012, Executive Committee meeting. 

 

Financial Svcs. & Utilities

Due Date: Nov. 19, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.7

Bylaw 15793 - Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee Bylaw Amendment No. 2

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel and Councillor K. Krushell referred this item to City Council without a Committee recommendation.

 

 

 

 

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Civic Agency Applicant Interviews

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 12 noon pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 4:20 p.m.

 

 

Moved L. SLoan:

 

 

 

That Executive Committee recommend to City Council:

1.  That the citizen-at-large appointment and re-appointment recommendations, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the November 5, 2012, Executive Committee Report, be approved for appointment terms as shown.

2.  That Attachment 1 of the November 5, 2012, Executive Committee Report remain private until approved by City Council, pursuant to sections 17, 23 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Mandel, K. Krushell, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 4:21 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk