COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


July 9, 2013  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, J. Batty, S. Mandel

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, A. Sohi, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, L. Sloan, D. Loken, K. Leibovici
S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk
P. Kalia, 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                                                                      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        University of Alberta South Campus - Exploration

             of Arena Joint Venture                                                                        4

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        The Development of a Women's Advisory Committee              5

6.2        TELUS World of Science - Business Case and

             Phasing Plan - Phase 2 Facility Expansion                                  5

6.3        FIFA/Commonwealth Stadium Scoreboard and Sound -

             Funding Approval                                                                                6

6.4        Canada-China Cultural Exchange Year "The World of

             Splash Ink" Exhibition                                                                        6

6.5        iHuman Youth Society Capital Project - Release of

             City Funds                                                                                             6

6.6        Bylaw 16484 - Amendment to the Animal Licensing

             and Control Bylaw 13145                                                                   7

6.7        Bylaw 16485 - Amendment to the Community

             Standards and Licence Appeal Committee Bylaw                      8

6.8        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program - Community Arts Projects Grants                                 9

6.9        Terwillegar Park Foot Bridge                                                           9

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE               10

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE                                                          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 J. Batty called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m.

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That the July 9, 2013, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

 

That the June 25, 2013, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

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, 6.6, 6.7, and 6.9

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from the following speakers in panel when appropriate:

6.1 The Development of a Women's Advisory Committee:

  • M. Snart
  • S. Bitar
  • J. Buckmaster
  • M. Worku
  • V. Abboud.

6.2 TELUS World of Science - Business Case and Phasing Plan - Phase 2 Facility Expansion.

  • D. Clare, TELUS World of Science
  • G. Smith, TELUS World of Science.


6.5 iHuman Youth Society Capital Project - Release of City Funds

  • S. Bromley, iHuman Youth Society
  • C. Broomfield, iHuman Youth Society
  • G. Syme, iHuman Youth Society.


6.6 Bylaw 16484 - Amendment to the Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw 13145

  • C. Naturkach

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

 

The request for time specific was not considered.

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

3.1

Impacts of the Reduction in Funding to Women's Shelters (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

It is my understanding there has been a significant reduction in funding to women's shelters.

I would like Administration to report back on:

1. The impact of the funding cutbacks, particularly on our immigrant population.

2. Some suggested solutions.

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Sep. 10, 2013

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING

 

5.

STATUS REPORT

 

5.1

University of Alberta South Campus - Exploration of Arena Joint Venture

 

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of     September 10, 2013, be approved.

Community Svcs.

Due Date:     Sep. 10, 2013

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

6.

REPORTS

 

6.1

The Development of a Women's Advisory Committee

 

 

 

 

L. Brennais and M. Chow, Community Services, made a presentation.

M. Snart, S. Bitar, J. Buckmaster, M. Worku, and V. Abboud made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

L. Cochrane, General Manager; L. Brenneis and M. Chow, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

 

Bylaw 16658: A Bylaw for the Establishment of a Women’s Committee

That Administration develop:

1. A Bylaw to establish a Women’s Council/Committee

2. A first year Action Plan that will direct the inaugural women’s Council/Committee toward strategic planning and the development of an operational framework

3. Membership on the Steering Committee will be drawn from those who participated in the symposiums, as outlined in the July 9, 2013 Community Services report CR_343.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

6.2

TELUS World of Science - Business Case and Phasing Plan - Phase 2 Facility Expansion

 

 

 

 

L. Brenneis, Community Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions

G. Smith and D. Clare, TELUS World of Science, made presentations and Answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved J. Batty:

 

 

 

 

That the July 9, 2013, Community Services report CR_263, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

6.3

FIFA/Commonwealth Stadium Scoreboard and Sound - Funding Approval

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, L. Brenneis, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That Capital Profile 13-21-2083, Commonwealth Jumbotron and Sound be increased by $5,280,000, from the following funding sources:

·         $5,000,000 from Profile 12-21-5820, Replace South Central/Bonnie Doon Arena

·         $200,000 from Profile 12-21-2000, Commonwealth Stadium Equipment

·         $80,000 be redirected from the Stadium Reserve to Profile 13-21-2083, Commonwealth Jumbotron and Sound

to support the replacement of the Jumbotron Scoreboard and Sound System at Commonwealth Stadium, as outlined in the July 9, 2013, Community Services report CR_262.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

6.4

Canada-China Cultural Exchange Year "The World of Splash Ink" Exhibition

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager; L. Brenneis, and M. Chow, Community Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

That the July 9, 2013, Community Services report CR_347, be received for information.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

6.5

iHuman Youth Society Capital Project - Release of City Funds

 

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

That $968, 750 of the City contribution of $1.75 million toward the iHuman Youth Society's building purchase costs be released to iHuman, as outlined in the July 9, 2013, Community Services repot CR_355.

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

6.6

Bylaw 16484 - Amendment to the Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw 13145

 

 

 

 

Items 6.6 and 6.7 were dealt with together.

D. Aitken, and J. Simmons Community Services made a presentation. C. Naturkach, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Community Service Committee recommend to City Council:

          That Bylaw 16484 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

S. Mandel

 

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

Operations and Enforcement of Bylaw 16484 - Update

That Administration provide an update on the operation and enforcement of Bylaw 16484 one year after the bylaw has been implemented.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Aug.  2014

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

S. Mandel

 

 

6.7

Bylaw 16485 - Amendment to the Community Standards and Licence Appeal Committee Bylaw

 

 

 

 

Items 6.6 and 6.7 were dealt with together.

D. Aitken, and J. Simmons Community Services made a presentation.
C. Naturkach, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

D. Aitken, J. Simmons, Community Services; and N. Jacobson, Law, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

           That Bylaw 16485 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

S. Mandel

 

 

 

Moved T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

 

Restricted Dog Review

That Administration further review the Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw, Bylaw 13145, to include mandatory court appearances for restricted dogs.

Community Svcs.

Due Date:  Jan. 2014

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

S. Mandel

 

 

6.8

Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment Program - Community Arts Projects Grants

 

 

 

Moved S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations for Community Arts grants as outlined in Attachment 1 of the July 9, 2013, Edmonton Arts Council report CR_326, be approved.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

6.9

Terwillegar Park Foot Bridge

 

 

 

 

W. Trocenko and R. Marchuk, Sustainable Development; B. Belcourt, and A. Bartman, Transportation Services made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:


That Design Option 1 (Stressed Ribbon Bridge) as outlined in Attachment 1 of the July 9, 2013, Sustainable Development report CR_389, be approved.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

S. Mandel

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Administration further review the construction access and on-going public access to the bridge and provide a report to the July 17, 2013, City Council meeting. 

Sustainable Dev.

Due date:   Jul. 17, 2013 City Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

J. Batty, T. Caterina, B. Henderson, D. Iveson

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

S. Mandel

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

 

Councillor J. Batty asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 12:29 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk