CITY COUNCIL

 

MINUTES


January 24/25, 2017  –  Council Chamber

 

 

PRESENT

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, *M. Banga, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger, E. Gibbons, B. Henderson,
A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

*Participated by telephone

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

L. Cochrane, City Manager
L. Sahli, City Clerk
D. Beaudry, Office of the City Clerk
M. de Guzman, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                            3

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                          3

1.2        Adoption of Agenda                                                                            3

1.3        Adoption of Minutes                                                                           3

1.4        Protocol Items                                                                                      4

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             5

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      5

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              5

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         5

2.4        Vote on Bylaws not Selected for Debate                                      5

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 5

4.          REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING      5

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               5

5.1        Bylaw 17897 - Amendments to Speed Zones Bylaw

             6894 - Expand 30 km/hr to Junior High School                           5

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              6

6.1        Municipal Government Act Review Update - City of

             Edmonton Submission on the Municipal Government

             Act Discussion Guide                                                                         6

6.2        Growth Management Board Regulation - City of

             Edmonton Submission                                                                      7

6.3        2017 Tax Public Auction Resolution                                              7

6.4        Taxes Recommended for Cancellation (Write-off) -

             Cancellation of Uncollectible Taxes and Penalties                    8

6.5        EPCOR Proposal - Results of Independent Assessment         8

6.6        EPCOR Proposal - Additional Information                                 11

6.7        Inter-municipal Grant Funding                                                       11

6.8        Provincial Election Boundary Review - Provincial

             Electoral Boundary Review Draft Response                             12

6.9        Edmonton Heritage Council – Heritage Community

             Investment Program 2017 - Operational, Project,

             Living Local, Travel, & Seed Project Grants                               12

6.10      Leading with Safety - Verbal report                                              13

7.          BYLAWS                                                                                              13

7.1        Bylaw 17864 - Amendments to Procedures and

             Committees Bylaw 12300 – Moment of Reflection                    13

7.2        Bylaw 17820 - 2017 Business Improvement Area

             Assessment, Supplementary Business Improvement

             Area Assessment, Business Improvement Area Tax,

             Supplementary Business Improvement Area Tax and

             Business Improvement Area Tax Rate Bylaw                           14

7.3        Bylaw 17858 - To amend Bylaw 15243, to authorize

             the City of Edmonton to undertake construct, and

             finance Utilities Infrastructure Projects - 25

             Years                                                                                                     15

7.4        Bylaw 17859 - To amend Bylaw 14890, to authorize

             the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and

             finance Utilities Infrastructure Project, Mill

             Creek Storm Improvements                                                            16

7.5        Bylaw 17860 - To amend Bylaw 13678, to authorize

             the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and

             finance Utilities Infrastructure Projects - 25

             years                                                                                                     17

7.6        Bylaw 17881 - 2017 Realty Supplementary

             Assessment Bylaw                                                                            18

7.7        Bylaw 17683 - To amend Bylaw 17102, as amended by

             Bylaw 17499, to authorize the City of Edmonton

             to undertake, construct and finance Utilities

             Infrastructure Projects – 25 years                                                 19

7.8        Bylaw 17861 - To amend Bylaw 15075, to authorize

             the City of Edmonton to lend money to a

             non-profit organization, Edmonton Northlands                        19

7.9        Bylaw 17862 - To authorize the City of Edmonton

             to undertake, construct and finance Blatchford

             District Energy Sharing System (DESS) Project                       20

8.          MOTIONS PENDING                                                                         20

8.1        Qualifications-based Selection as a Method of

             Procurement (A. Knack)                                                                   20

9.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                         21

9.1        Proposed Leduc County Annexation - Third Amending

             Agreement (R928563)                                                                       22

9.2        Proposed Leduc County Annexation - Amending

             Agreement (R928564)                                                                       22

9.3        Intergovernmental Update - City Charter                                    23

9.4        Legal Update on Claims - Verbal report                                      23

10.        NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                24

10.1      Changes to Council Calendar (B. Esslinger)                             24

10.2      Community Sandbox Program (M. Walters)                              25

10.3      Potential Opportunities and Challenges for

             Intermodal Hubs (A. Knack)                                                            25

10.4      City of Edmonton Re-organization (M. Nickel)                          26

11.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                26

 

 

 

 

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Action

 

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Postponed

 

 

 

 

Three readings

 

 

 

Three readings

 

 

 

Three readings

 

 

 

Three readings

 

Three readings

 

 

2nd and 3rd readings

 

 

First reading

 

 

First reading

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson called the meeting to order at 9:32 a.m., and acknowledged that Council is meeting on the traditional land of Treaty 6 Territory, and he also acknowledged the diverse Indigenous peoples whose ancestors' footsteps have marked this territory for centuries such as: Cree, Dene, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Nakota Sioux, as well as Metis and Inuit, and now settlers from around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

 

L. Sahli, City Clerk, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That the January 24/25, 2017, City Council meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Addition:

·         6.10 Leading with Safety – Verbal report

Replacement Page:

·         1.3 Adoption of Minutes
December 8/9/13, 2016, City Council Budget
- Page 13 of 22

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the following City Council meeting minutes be adopted:

·         December 8/9/13, 2016, City Council Budget

·         December 12, 2016, City Council Public Hearing

·         December 13, 2016, City Council

·         December 13, 2016, City Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

Waverly Elementary School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 5/6 class from Waverly Elementary School and their teacher, D. Douglas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bell Let's Talk (S. McKeen)

 

 

 

Councillor S. McKeen, on behalf of City Council, recognized an important day for mental health awareness. January 25 is Bell Let's Talk Day. Every year, this initiative engages citizens across the country in the dialogue around mental health. The annual Let's Talk campaign breaks the silence around mental illness and supports mental health all across the country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baturyn School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed
Ms. Lee's class from Baturyn School.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overlanders School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 6 class from Overlanders School and their teacher, D. Torrance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overlanders School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 6 class from Overlanders School and their teacher, K. Nabe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Good Shepherd School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 6 class from Good Shepherd School and their teacher, Mr. Fernandes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Good Shepherd School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 6 class from Good Shepherd School and their teacher, T. Senior.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.1, 6.2, 6.5, 6.6, 6.8, 6.10, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3 and 9.4.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

 

 

 

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That item 9.4 - Legal Update on Claims – Verbal report – PRIVATE, be made time specific at 11 a.m.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

2.4

Vote on Bylaws not Selected for Debate

 

 

 

See items 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.8 and 7.9.

 

 

 

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Bylaw 17897 - Amendments to Speed Zones Bylaw 6894 - Expand 30 km/hr to Junior High School

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of June 13, 2017, be approved.

 

City Ops.

Due by:
Jun. 13, 2017

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Municipal Government Act Review Update - City of Edmonton Submission on the Municipal Government Act Discussion Guide

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

Y. Oke, Office of the City Manager, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager and R. Risling, Financial and Corporate Services; N. Jacobsen, Financial and Corporate Services (Law); and L. Sahli, City Clerk, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

1.    That the City’s submission to the Minister of Municipal Affairs on the emerging topics and technical amendments in the Municipal Government Act Discussion Guide, as outlined in Attachment 3 of the January 24, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4297, be approved.

2.    That the Mayor, on behalf of City Council, provide specific feedback to the Province regarding assessment and taxation measures that will decrease costs and complexity and improve efficiency of process for the benefit of City of Edmonton ratepayers.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 


Office of the Mayor

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, M. Oshry

 

6.2

Growth Management Board Regulation - City of Edmonton Submission

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

G. Davis, Office of the City Manager, made a presentation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the draft City of Edmonton Submission on the Growth Management Board Regulation Discussion Guide, as set out in Attachment 2, of the January 24, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4334, be endorsed for submission by the Mayor, on behalf of City Council, to the Minister of Municipal Affairs.

Office of the City Manager

Office of the Mayor

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.3

2017 Tax Public Auction Resolution

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

1.    That the 2017 Tax Public Auction be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Council Chambers, City Hall, commencing at 10 a.m.

2.    That the reserve bids be set for all properties at fair market value and that the market value be determined by an independent appraisal of each property.

3.    That the Terms and Conditions of Sale as outlined in Attachment 1 of the January 24, 2017, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_4162, be approved.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.4

Taxes Recommended for Cancellation (Write-off) - Cancellation of Uncollectible Taxes and Penalties

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the cancellation (write-off) of $91,481.10 in uncollectible taxes including all accrued penalties as at December 31, 2016, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the January 24, 2017, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_4164, be approved.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.5

EPCOR Proposal - Results of Independent Assessment

 

 

 

Items 6.5 and 6.6 were dealt with together.

Mayor D. Iveson explained the Non-Statutory Public Hearing process.

L. Cochrane, City Manager; T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services, made a presentation. R. Soifer, R. Soni and
T. MacDonald, Grant Thornton LLP, made a presentation.

M. Scott, Canadian Union of Public Employees 30;
L. Chudyk and M. Leskiw, Civic Service Union 52;
C. Richmond, Sierra Club of Canada (Edmonton);
B. Fafard, Edmonton and District Labour Council;
D. Kinney, Progress Alberta; R. Olstad and R. Wilde, Council of Canadians; S. McCumsey; and H. Mandryk, made presentations.
L. Chudyk and M. Leskiw, Civic Service Union 52; M. Scott, Canadian Union of Public Employees 30; D. Kinney, Progress Alberta; C. Richmond, Sierra Club of Canada (Edmonton); R. Wilde, Council of Canadians; and 
S. McCumsey, answered Council's questions.

T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services; C. Pooli, Financial and Corporate Services (Law); G. Bridgeman, S. Lee and
S. Stanley, EPCOR; T. MacDonald and R. Soifer, Grant Thornton LLP; J. Beckett, Utilities Advisor; L. Cochrane, City Manager; and C. Ward, City Operations, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved A. Knack - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the City Manager work with EPCOR Utilities Inc. to develop draft agreement(s) (or other instruments) with EPCOR for further consideration of Council regarding the transfer of the drainage utility assets and liabilities from the City to EPCOR as outlined in the EPCOR Proposal with due consideration of the following principles:

1.    The public’s interests must be a top priority.

2.    There must be value for the taxpayers and ratepayers.

3.    Provide a net advantage to the City and maintain or enhance the City’s long-term financial sustainability.

4.    EPCOR's existing electricity, water and other business operations will be maintained.

5.    City Council will remain as regulator of drainage rates through a Performance Based Regulation, similar to water.

6.    Utility customers must not be negatively impacted: EPCOR to maintain no more than the rate increases required to support the service and quality metrics in the current Drainage Services Utility plan.

7.    Ensure ongoing effective asset management practices and continued commitment to current Council priorities for flood mitigation.

8.    All staff impacted by the proposal will be treated respectfully and their employment statuses will be maintained.

9.    Mechanisms to address and include:

·         transparency of operations,

·         equivalent public involvement to current environment situation,

·         public access to information,

·         City’s right to audit (or audit by City Auditor), 

·         future divestment of assets requiring public hearing,

·         an inquiry process to ensure the regulator and public can stay involved outside the Performance Based Rates process.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S. Lee, EPCOR, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved M. Oshry - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That “draft agreement(s) (or other instruments)” be replaced with “Letter of Intent”.

 

 

For the Amendment:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson,
D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

 

Motion, as Amended, put:

 

 

 

EPCOR Proposal for Drainage Transfer - Letter of Intent

That the City Manager work with EPCOR Utilities Inc. to develop a Letter of Intent with EPCOR for further consideration of Council regarding the transfer of the drainage utility assets and liabilities from the City to EPCOR as outlined in the EPCOR Proposal with due consideration of the following principles:

1.    The public’s interests must be a top priority.

2.    There must be value for the taxpayers and ratepayers.

3.    Provide a net advantage to the City and maintain or enhance the City’s long-term financial sustainability.

4.    EPCOR's existing electricity, water and other business operations will be maintained.

5.    City Council will remain as regulator of drainage rates through a Performance Based Regulation, similar to water.

6.    Utility customers must not be negatively impacted: EPCOR to maintain no more than the rate increases required to support the service and quality metrics in the current Drainage Services Utility plan.

7.    Ensure ongoing effective asset management practices and continued commitment to current Council priorities for flood mitigation.

8.    All staff impacted by the proposal will be treated respectfully and their employment statuses will be maintained.

9.    Mechanisms to address and include:

·         transparency of operations,

·         equivalent public involvement to current environment situation,

·         public access to information,

·         City’s right to audit (or audit by City Auditor), 

·         future divestment of assets requiring public hearing,

·         an inquiry process to ensure the regulator and public can stay involved outside the Performance Based Rates process.

Office of the City Manager

 

Due Date: Apr. 11, 2017

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson,
D. Loken, M. Nickel

 

6.6

EPCOR Proposal - Additional Information

 

 

 

Items 6.5 and 6.6 were dealt with together. See item 6.5.

 

 

 

 

 

6.7

Inter-municipal Grant Funding

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Administration participate in a Collaborative Governance Initiative Grant application to assist with completion of the Enoch Cree Nation, City of Edmonton, Parkland County Boundary Interface Protocols and Strategies Project.

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.8

Provincial Election Boundary Review - Provincial Electoral Boundary Review Draft Response

 

 

 

L. Kennedy, Office of the City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved A. Knack - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the Mayor, on behalf of City Council, provide a letter outlining City Council’s recommendations, as set out in the January 24, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4384, to the Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission, including that the Commission consider the City of Edmonton's 20 requests for electoral district closer to the median of population.

Office of the City Manager

Office of the Mayor

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.9

Edmonton Heritage Council – Heritage Community Investment Program 2017 - Operational, Project, Living Local, Travel, & Seed Project Grants

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the recommendations as outlined in Attachment 1 of the January 16, 2017, Edmonton Heritage Council report CR_4356, be approved.

Heritage Council

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

6.10

Leading with Safety - Verbal report

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, City Manager; and D. Jones, Deputy City Manager, City Operations, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the January 24, 2017, Office of the City Manager verbal report on Leading with Safety, be received for information.

Office of City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger, E. Gibbons,
B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina

 

7.

BYLAWS

7.1

Bylaw 17864 - Amendments to Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300 – Moment of Reflection

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17864 be postponed to the February 7, 2017, City Council meeting.

 

Office of the City Manager

Due Date: Feb. 7, 2017

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

7.2

Bylaw 17820 - 2017 Business Improvement Area Assessment, Supplementary Business Improvement Area Assessment, Business Improvement Area Tax, Supplementary Business Improvement Area Tax and Business Improvement Area Tax Rate Bylaw

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17820 be read a first time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17820 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17820 be considered for third reading.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17820 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

7.3

Bylaw 17858 - To amend Bylaw 15243, to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake construct, and finance Utilities Infrastructure Projects - 25 Years

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17858 be read a first time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17858 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17858 be considered for third reading.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17858 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

7.4

Bylaw 17859 - To amend Bylaw 14890, to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance Utilities Infrastructure Project, Mill Creek Storm Improvements

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17859 be read a first time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17859 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17859 be considered for third reading.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17859 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

7.5

Bylaw 17860 - To amend Bylaw 13678, to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance Utilities Infrastructure Projects - 25 years

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17860 be read a first time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17860 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

 

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17860 be considered for third reading.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17860 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

7.6

Bylaw 17881 - 2017 Realty Supplementary Assessment Bylaw

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17881 be read a first time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17881 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17881 be considered for third reading.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17881 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

7.7

Bylaw 17683 - To amend Bylaw 17102, as amended by Bylaw 17499, to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance Utilities Infrastructure Projects – 25 years

 

 

Moved S. McKeen - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17683 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Moved S. McKeen - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17683 be read a third time.

Distribution List

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

7.8

Bylaw 17861 - To amend Bylaw 15075, to authorize the City of Edmonton to lend money to a non-profit organization, Edmonton Northlands

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17861 be read a first time.

 

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

7.9

Bylaw 17862 - To authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance Blatchford District Energy Sharing System (DESS) Project

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 17862 be read a first time.

 

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

8.

MOTIONS PENDING

8.1

Qualifications-based Selection as a Method of Procurement
(A. Knack)

 

 

Moved A. Knack - B. Henderson:

 

 

 

Qualifications-based Selection as a Method of Procurement

That Administration provide a report on Qualifications-based selection as a method of procurement, including the following information:

1.    An overview of Qualifications-based selection.

2.    An analysis of the benefits and challenges of Qualifications-based selection relative to the City of Edmonton’s current method of procurement, including examples of other cities that have implemented Qualifications-based selection.

3.    A strategy to implement a pilot of Qualifications-based selection in the City of Edmonton.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due by:
May 2, 2017

Exec. Committee

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, M. Oshry

 

9.

PRIVATE REPORTS

 

Moved B. Esslinger - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Council meet in private pursuant to sections 17, 21, 24, 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the discussion of items 9.3 and 9.4.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in private at 10:37 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Council meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, M. Oshry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in public at 11:48 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

9.1

Proposed Leduc County Annexation - Third Amending Agreement (R928563)

 

 

 

Items 9.1 and 9.2 were dealt with together.

Councillor M. Nickel stated that due to a pecuniary interest on items 9.1 and 9.2, he will not participate in the deliberation of these items and would, therefore, abstain from voting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - M. Walters:

 

 

 

1.    That additional contract funding, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the January 24, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4342, be approved.

2.    That the January 24, 2017, Sustainable Development report 4342 and Attachment 1 remain private pursuant to sections 24, 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, M. Nickel

 

9.2

Proposed Leduc County Annexation - Amending Agreement (R928564)

 

 

 

Items 9.1 and 9.2 were dealt with together.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - M. Walters:

 

 

 

1.    That additional contract funding, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the January 24, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4343, be approved.

2.    That the January 24, 2017, Sustainable Development report CR_4343 and Attachment 1 remain private pursuant to sections 24, 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, M. Nickel

 

9.3

Intergovernmental Update - City Charter

 

 

 

Council met in private at 10:37 a.m., pursuant to sections 21, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Council met in public at 11:48 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

1.    That the January 24, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4348, be received for information.

2.    That the January 24, 2017, Office of the City Manager report CR_4348 remain private pursuant to sections 21, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, M. Oshry

 

9.4

Legal Update on Claims - Verbal report

 

 

 

Council met in private at 10:37 a.m., pursuant to sections 17, 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Council met in public at 11:48 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

1.    That the January 24, 2017, Office of the City Manager verbal report on Legal Update on Claims, be received for information.

2.    That the January 24, 2017, Office of the City Manager verbal report on Legal Update on Claims remain private pursuant to sections 17, 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, M. Oshry

 

10.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

10.1

Changes to Council Calendar (B. Esslinger)

 

 

 

Councillor B. Esslinger requested permission to make a motion without notice regarding changes to the Council Calendar.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved S. McKeen - D. Loken:

 

 

 

That Councillor B. Esslinger be allowed to make a motion without notice regarding changes to the Council Calendar.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger, E. Gibbons,
B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

1.    That the January 30, 2017, Community and Public Services Committee meeting, be cancelled.

2.    That the February 8, 2017, City Council meeting from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., be cancelled.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger, E. Gibbons,
B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Oshry, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Caterina

 

10.2

Community Sandbox Program (M. Walters)

 

 

 

Councillor M. Walters stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council, he will move the following:

That Administration, in consultation with the Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues and other potential partners, provide a report that details a strategy to reinstate a new and improved Community Sandbox Program for next winter.

·         Notice of Motion Given: January 24/25, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

10.3

Potential Opportunities and Challenges for Intermodal Hubs
(A. Knack)

 

 

 

Councillor A. Knack stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council, he will move the following:

That Administration conduct a preliminary review of options, including identification of opportunities and challenges, for intermodal passenger hubs that:

o   connect municipal and inter-municipal transit services and potentially other modes of transportation,

o   serve Edmonton, the metropolitan region and beyond,

o   could be established in partnership with the Capital Region Board, Government of Alberta and transportation entities.

·         Notice of Motion Given: January 24/25, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

10.4

City of Edmonton Re-organization (M. Nickel)

 

 

 

Councillor M. Nickel stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council, he will move the following:

That Administration provide a report on the following:

              i.        What has been the cost to the City for 3rd party support (consultancy, advisory, communications, and any other categories) related to planning, designing and implementing this current
re-organization? These costs should include any costs incurred in 2015 to present with a future forecast of total expenditures.

            ii.        What quantifiable metrics is the City using to determine the resulting change from the
re-organization investment?  What targets have been set for these metrics (and when were they set), and what was the benchmark for these metrics when the reorganization was conceived?

           iii.        Who is accountable for achieving these metrics, beyond the City Manager and what is the target date for achieving them?

·         Notice of Motion Given: January 24/25, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

11.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:34 a.m., on January 25, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk