COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND

LICENCE APPEAL  COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


February 2, 2017  –  Churchill Building, Hearing Room No. 3

 

 

PRESENT

T. Caterina, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

S. McDonald, Office of the City Clerk

C. Ashmore, Law Branch

I. Russell, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                            1

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                          1

1.2        Adoption of Agenda                                                                            2

1.3        Adoption of Minutes                                                                           2

2.          EXPLANATION OF APPEAL HEARING PROCESS                     2

3.          COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND LICENCE APPEAL COMMITTEE

               MATTERS                                                                                            2

3.1        Appeal of Order - F. P. D. P., 11015 University Avenue NW

             Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the Municipal

             Government Act.                                                                        3

3.2        Appeal of Order - E. C. and L. C., 9850 - 54 Street NW,

             Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the Municipal

             Government Act.                                                                        3

3.3        Appeal of Order - S. L., 13028 - 123 Street NW, Order

             Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the Municipal Government

             Act.                                                                                              2    

3.4        Appeal of Order - K. A. and  and M. A.,

             7818 – 118 Avenue NW, Order Pursuant to Section

             546(1)(c)of the Municipal Government Act.                                   4

4.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Action

 

 

Action

 

 

Withdrawn

 

 

Action

 

DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

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

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the February 2, 2017, Agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the November 3, 2016, Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

2.

EXPLANATION OF APPEAL HEARING PROCESS

 

 

T. Caterina introduced the members of the Committee, explained the hearing process and asked if anyone objected to any member of the Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee hearing the appeals. No one objected.

 

3.

COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND LICENCE APPEAL COMMITTEE MATTERS

3.3

Appeal of Order - S. L., 13028 - 123 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the Municipal Government Act

 

 

 

Mr. T. Courtoreille, Citizen Service Department advised that the appeal for Item 3.3 has been withdrawn.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Item 3.3 be moved forward

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

 

Moved M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Item 3.3 be Withdrawn

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

3.1

Appeal of Order - F. P. D. P., 11015 - University Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the Municipal Government Act.

 

 

 

The appellant, Mr. F. P. Del Pero, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

Mr. T. Courtoreille, Citizen Services Department, and Mr. J. Lallemand, Citizen Services Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

Two sets of photographs taken on August 17, 2016, and on February 1, 2017, were provided to the Appellant, members of the Committee and the Office of the City Clerk.

Mr. C. Ashmore answered the committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

The Committee upholds the Order

You are therefore ordered to:

Remove all burnt / damaged / dismantled / derelict motor vehicles, wood, cardboard, plastic, metal, loose litter and debris and other assorted materials from the entire property and take any actions or remove any other items that are contributing to the unsightly condition of the property.

Citizen Services Dept.

 

Due Date:  Sept. 8, 2016

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

3.2

Appeal of Order – E. C. and L. C., 9850 - 154 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 545(1) of the Municipal Government Act.

 

 

 

The Appellant, Mr. L. C., made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

Mr. T. Courtoreille, Citizen Services Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

Mr. C. Ashmore, Law Branch, answered the Committee's questions.

Two sets of photographs taken on October 12, 2016, and on February 1, 2017, were provided to the Appellant, members of the Committee and the Office of the City Clerk.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

The Committee varies the Order.

You are therefore ordered to:

Property owners shall not cause or permit nuisance conditions on land that they own or occupy. This includes but is not limited to any construction project or activity not completed within five years of the date the building permit for the project or activity was issued by the City or, if no permit was issued or required, within five years of starting construction pursuant to Section 6 (2)(h).

Remove the nuisance condition by either completing the construction of the garage including but not limited to the installation of the exterior siding or by demolishing the garage. Ensure that any action taken is in full compliance with all municipal, provincial and federal legislation.

And remove all loose litter and debris and other assorted materials from the entire property and take any actions or remove any other items that are contributing to the unsightly condition of the property.

 Citizen Services Department

 

Due Date:  May 3, 2017

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

3.4

Appeal of Order - K. A. and M.  A., 7818 - 118 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Order Pursuant to Section 546(1)(c) of the Municipal Government Act.

 

 

 

The Appellant, Mr. M. A., made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

Mr. T. Courtoreille, Citizen Services Department and Mr. J. Amerongen, Citizen Services Department, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. They described a new program approved by City Council directing them to investigate and mitigate vacant and derelict properties within the City. This program has been running since August, 2016, and this Order is a result of this new initiative.

Two sets of photographs taken on June 3, 2015, on February 1, 2017, were provided to the Appellant, members of the Committee and the Office of the City Clerk.

Mr. C. Ashmore, Law Branch, clarified that the timelines are shorter for complying with this Order as it was issued under Section 546 of the Municipal Government Act.

The Committee met in private at 11:43 a.m., pursuant to Section 20 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 12:00 Noon.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

The Committee varies the Order.

You are therefore ordered to:

(a) Remove all wooden pallets and any other combustible materials from the entire property by February 28, 2017

AND 

(b) Demolish the structure, remove the foundation, and clear and level the site to adjacent grades in accordance with all Municipal and Provincial legislation by August 31, 2017;

 Citizen Services

 

 

Due Date:  (a)  Feb. 28, 2017 and (b) Aug. 31, 2017 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Caterina, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

4.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting was adjourned at 12:03 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk