COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


September 4, 2012  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell

ABSENT

K. Leibovici

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Henderson, J. Batty, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

A. Sinclair, 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                                                                              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        Business Model on the Edmonton Aboriginal

             Business and Professional Association                                       3

5.2        Establishment of Africa Centre - Follow-up

             Information                                                                                            3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Historical Information for Displays                                                 4

6.2        Edmonton Aboriginal Urban Affairs Committee Update           4

6.3        Snow Valley - Change to Board Composition                             5

6.4        Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment

             Program - Travel Grant Recommendations                                  5

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE                 6

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE                                                            6

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

               NOTICE                                                                                                 6

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  6

 

 

 

 

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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

9:31 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the September 4, 2012, Community Services Committee agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the August 20, 2012, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell

 

 

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, 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

 

 

 

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

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

*6.3  Snow Valley - Change to Board Composition

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Business Model on the Edmonton Aboriginal Business and Professional Association

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

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

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Nov. 19, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

5.2

Establishment of Africa Centre - Follow-up Information

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

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

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Oct. 9, 2012

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Historical Information for Displays

 

 

 

B. Latte, Office of the City Manager; R. Smythe, Community Services; J. Wright, Office of the City Manager; and M. Hall, Sustainable Development, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That the September 4, 2012, Office of the City Manager report 2012CMC008, be received for information.

 

City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.2

Edmonton Aboriginal Urban Affairs Committee Update

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

That the September 4, 2012, Community Services report 2012CSW025, be received for information.

 

Community  Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.3

Snow Valley - Change to Board Composition

 

 

 

V. Gunderson, Office of the City Clerk; S. Symington,
V. Bridgeman and P. Seres, Snow Valley Ski Club, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

A. Kaplan, Corporate Services (Law); L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services; and A. Sinclair, City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That Administration prepare a draft policy for Executive Committee's consideration regarding directions to and duties and responsibilities of individuals appointed by City Council to organizations external to the City.

2. That the City Manager send a letter to Snow Valley Ski Club requesting that the City of Edmonton still be entitled to appoint up to two Directors to their board.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

6.4

Edmonton Arts Council - Community Investment Program - Travel Grant Recommendations

 

 

Moved K. Krushell:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the recommendations for Travel Grants as outlined in Attachment 2 of the September 4, 2012, Edmonton Arts Council report 2012EAC008, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

E. Gibbons, A. Sohi, K. Krushell

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

K. Leibovici

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

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 10:46 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk