CITY COUNCIL

 

MINUTES


March 9/11, 2020  –  Council Chamber

 

 

PRESENT

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, *T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, *S. Hamilton,
B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, *A. Paquette, M. Walters

Councillor T. Caterina participated by telephone and Councillor S. Hamilton partially participated by telephone.
Councillor A. Paquette was absent for a portion of the meeting without notice.

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

A. Laughlin, Interim City Manager
A. Giesbrecht, City Clerk
S. McKerry, 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                                                                           4

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                                      6

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 6

3.1        Cost of Clearing Bike Lanes (J. Dziadyk)                                      6

3.2        Procedures for Maintenance of Building Envelopes

             (J. Dziadyk)                                                                                            7

4.          UPDATE ON SCHEDULED REPORTS                                          7

5.          STATUS REPORT AND REQUESTS TO RE-ROUTE                7

5.1        Photo Radar Enforcement and Accident/Collision

             data in specific areas (J. Dziadyk)                                                   7

5.2        Interim Housing Recommendations and Financial

             Implications                                                                                           7

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              8

6.1        Capital Financial Update - December 31, 2019                            8

6.2        Operating Financial Update - December 31, 2019                       9

6.3        Councillor Appointments and Proxy - River Valley

             Alliance                                                                                                 10

6.4        Approval of Expropriations - Yellowhead Trail

             Freeway Conversion - Consideration of Inquiry

             Officer's Report for 12560 Fort Road                                            11

6.5        Council Member Appointment Reporting - Verbal

             report                                                                                                    11

6.6        ETS Seniors Fares - Sliding Scale Model                                   12

6.7        Land Governance Strategy Update - Enterprise Land

             Development Program Update - Additional

             Information                                                                                          12

6.8        Stress Test - Analysis and Implications of

             Changes to Mortgage Regulations                                               14

6.9        Further Analysis of Alternative Transit Solutions                    15

6.10      Residential Speed Limits: Increasing Safety and

             Livability in Edmonton's Neighbourhoods                                 18

6.11      Residential Speed Limits – Updated Information                     21

6.12      Speed Limit Reductions on Main Streets and Other

             High Pedestrian Locations                                                             22

6.13      Default Speed Limits and Traffic Safety Program

             Resource Update                                                                               22

6.14      Default Speed Limits - Draft Bylaws                                            22

6.15      Variable Speed Zones in Other Jurisdictions                            22

6.16      Community Led Traffic Calming Engagement and

             Administration Support                                                                    23

6.17      Traffic Safety Automated Enforcement Reserve

             Update                                                                                                  23

6.18      Neighbourhood Renewal Program Design Practices

             Update                                                                                                  23

7.          BYLAWS                                                                                              23

7.1        Bylaw 19122 - To Designate the McLear Residence

             as a Municipal Historic Resource                                                  23

7.2        Bylaw 19238 - To amend Bylaw 18283, to authorize

             the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and

             finance Waste Services Project, Groundwater

             Diversion System Replacement                                                    24

7.3        Bylaw 19239 - To amend Bylaw 18151, to authorize

             the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and

             finance The City of Edmonton Capital City

             Downtown and The Quarters Community

             Revitalization Levy Area Projects                                                  24

7.4        Bylaw 19242 - To amend Bylaw 18986, to authorize

             the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and

             finance Integrated Infrastructure Services

             Project, Streetscape Improvements (97 Street:

             Jasper Avenue to 102 Avenue)                                                      25

7.5        Bylaw 19211 - Amendments to Council Committees

             Bylaw 18156                                                                                        25

7.6        Bylaw 19143 - Business License Bylaw Amendment

             No. 43 - Short-Term Rentals - Potential Bylaw

             Amendments                                                                                       26

8.          MOTIONS PENDING                                                                         28

8.1        Residential Snow and Ice Cleaning Pilot Project

             (A. Paquette)                                                                                        28

8.2        Notifications of Media Availabilities (J. Dziadyk)                       29

8.3        City of Edmonton Credit Rating (J. Dziadyk)                             29

8.4        Property Tax Assessment in Annexed Land (T. Cartmell)     30

8.5        Residential Property Subdivision Application

             Process (T. Cartmell)                                                                        31

9.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                         31

9.1        Technology Update  - Verbal report                                             31

10.        NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                33

10.1      Asphalt Pavement (T. Cartmell)                                                     33

11.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                34

 

 

 

 

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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 meets on the traditional land of Treaty 6 Territory. 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

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the March 9/11, 2020, City Council meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

·         6.5 Council Member Appointment Reporting
- B3 - Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
- B16 – Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board
- B22 - Federation of Canadian Municipalities
- B27 - Regional Transit Services Commission Transition Team

·         6.6 ETS Seniors Fares - Sliding Scale Model

·         7.2 Bylaw 19238 - To amend Bylaw 18283, to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance Waste Services Project, Groundwater Diversion System Replacement

·         7.3 Bylaw 19239 - To amend Bylaw 18151, to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance The City of Edmonton Capital City Downtown and The Quarters Community Revitalization Levy Area Projects

·         7.4 Bylaw 19242 - To amend Bylaw 18986, to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance Integrated Infrastructure Services Project, Streetscape Improvements (97 Street: Jasper Avenue to 102 Avenue)

Deletion:

·         6.4 Approval of Expropriations - Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion - Consideration of Inquiry Officer's Report for 12560 Fort Road

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Paquette

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved A. Knack - M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the following City Council meeting minutes be approved:

·         February 18, 2020, City Council Public Hearing

·         February 19/21, 2020, City Council

·         February 20, 2020, City Council

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Walters

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

A. Paquette

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

Recognizing Sol Rolingher (J. Dziadyk)

 

 

 

Councillor J. Dziadyk, on behalf of City Council, recognized S. Rolingher, who played a key role in creating the Laurel Awards. The Awards have provided an annual opportunity to celebrate the efforts and work being done by non-profit groups in the City. He is a partner in the firm, Duncan Craig LLP, which has been a sponsor for the past 25 years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicole Rice and the Love Yourself Initiative (B. Esslinger)

 

 

 

Councillor B. Esslinger, on behalf of City Council, recognized local business owner of Sweet Jolie Boutique, N. Rice. Her mission is to empower women and create community by pioneering the Love Yourself Initiative, which raises funds and awareness for local charities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

St. Mary School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 2 class from St. Mary School and their teacher,
S. Frost.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sainte Jeanne d'Arc School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 6 classes from Sainte Jeanne d'Arc School and their teachers, Mr. Lachance and Madame Moquin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

St. Maria Goretti School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 6 classes from St. Maria Goretti School and their teachers, Ms. Ravio and Mr. Haro.

 

 

 

 

 

 

St. Angela School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 6 classes from St. Angela School and their teachers, J. Krausert and A. Lavalee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edmonton Christiain School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 6 classes from Edmonton Christian School and their teachers, E. Junk and G. Gurnett.

 

 

 

 

 

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, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.9, 6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16, 6.17, 6.18 and 9.1.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no Requests to Speak.

 

 

 

 

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

Moved A. Knack - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the following items be made time specific:

·         11:30 a.m. - 9.1 Technology Update - Verbal report -  PRIVATE

·         1:30 p.m. - 6.7 Land Governance Strategy Update - Enterprise Land Development Program Update - Additional Information

·         March 11, 2020:

·         6.10 Residential Speed Limits: Increasing Safety and Livability in Edmonton's Neighbourhoods

·         6.11 Residential Speed Limits – Updated Information

·         6.12 Speed Limit Reductions on Main Streets and Other High Pedestrian Locations

·         6.13 Default Speed Limits and Traffic Safety Program Resource Update

·         6.14 Default Speed Limits - Draft Bylaws

·         6.15 Variable Speed Zones in Other Jurisdictions

·         6.16 Community Led Traffic Calming Engagement and Administration Support

·         6.17 Traffic Safety Automated Enforcement Reserve Update

·         6.18 Neighbourhood Renewal Program Design Practices Update

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

2.4

Vote on Bylaws not Selected for Debate

 

 

 

See items 7.1, 7.2 and 7.6.

 

 

 

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

3.1

Cost of Clearing Bike Lanes (J. Dziadyk)

 

 

 

Can Administration provide a report to Council with the amount it cost to clear bike lanes during the last winter season. That the information be additionally broken down into its various costs such as (but not limited to) labour cost and the maintenance of bike lane equipment.

City Ops.

Due Date: Jun. 16, 2020

Urban Planning Committee

 

 

 

 

 

3.2

Procedures for Maintenance of Building Envelopes (J. Dziadyk)

 

 

 

Can Administration provide a report outlining procedures for maintaining, repairing, and replacing components of the building envelopes (including roof structures) of not-for-profit and non-profit buildings located on City of Edmonton owned land, regardless of how the construction of the building occurred.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Due Date: Jun. 16, 2020

Urban Planning Committee

 

 

 

 

 

4.

UPDATE ON SCHEDULED REPORTS - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT AND REQUESTS TO RE-ROUTE

5.1

Photo Radar Enforcement and Accident/Collision data in specific areas (J. Dziadyk)

 

 

Moved M. Walters - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the City Operations report CR_7832, be re-routed to the March 18, 2020, Community and Public Services Committee meeting.

City Ops.

Due Date: Mar. 18, 2020

Community and Pub. Svcs. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

5.2

Interim Housing Recommendations and Financial Implications

 

 

Moved M. Walters - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the Citizen Services report CR_7838, be re-routed to the April 6, 2020, Executive Committee meeting.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date: Apr. 6, 2020

Exec. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Capital Financial Update - December 31, 2019

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

M. Persson, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, C. Tomanek and R. Reimer, Financial and Corporate Services, made a presentation. A. Laughlin, Interim City Manager; M. Persson, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager and S. Padbury, Financial and Corporate Services; J. Meliefste, Acting Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services; C. Hotton-MacDonald, City Operations; K. Armstrong, Deputy City Manager, Employee Services; and R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters - M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the March 9, 2020, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_7891, be received for information.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

 Supply Chain Disruptions Related to COVID-19

That Administration return to Executive Committee with an overview of risks being managed related to contractor management, procurement and ongoing City operations as result of potential supply chain disruptions related to COVID-19.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due Date: Apr. 20, 2020

Exec. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

6.2

Operating Financial Update - December 31, 2019

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters - M. Banga:

 

 

 

1.    That the 2020 Operating Budget be adjusted to increase expenditures by $3,812,000 and to transfer the equivalent amount from the Financial Stabilization Reserve, to fund the carry-forward of expenditures where 2019 program commitments exist, as outlined in Schedule E, Table 1, Attachment 2, of the March 9, 2020, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_7976.

2.    That the 2020 Operating Budget be adjusted to increase expenditures by $4,461,871, offset by an equivalent transfer from amounts currently appropriated in the Financial Stabilization Reserve, to address the delay of expenditures into 2020, as outlined in Schedule A, Table 1, Attachment 2 of the March 9, 2020, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_7976.

3.    That the 2020 Operating Budget be adjusted to increase expenditures by $361,000, offset by an equivalent amount in revenue, to address the timing of expenditures for the Regional Transit Service Commission project into 2020, within City Planning, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, as outlined in Table 2, Attachment 2 of the March 9, 2020, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_7976.

4.    That the 2020 Operating Budget be adjusted to increase expenditures by $9,859,000, offset by an equivalent transfer from the Industrial Servicing Fund Reserve, to address the timing of expenditures within Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, City Planning, as outlined in Table 2, Attachment 2 of the March 9, 2020, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_7976.

5.    That the 2020 Operating Budget be adjusted to increase expenditures by $1,406,000, offset by an equivalent amount in revenue, to address the timing of expenditures for the 41st Avenue/Queen Elizabeth II interchange project into 2020, within City Operations, 41st Avenue/Queen Elizabeth II Interchange, as outlined in Table 2, Attachment 2 of the March 9, 2020, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_7976.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

6.3

Councillor Appointments and Proxy - River Valley Alliance

 

 

 

Council met in private at 11:22 a.m., pursuant to section 17 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson

·         M. Banga

·         T. Cartmell

·         T. Caterina

·         J. Dziadyk

·         B. Esslinger

·         S. Hamilton

·         B. Henderson

·         A. Knack

·         S. McKeen

·         M. Nickel

·         A. Paquette

·         M. Walters

·         A. Giesbrecht, City Clerk

·         S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         M. de Guzman, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         V. Gunderson, Office of the City Clerk (Subject matter expert)

Council met in public at 12:05 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

1.    That Councillors S. Hamilton and
A. Paquette be appointed to the River Valley Alliance Board of Directors as the City of Edmonton representatives for the term commencing at the end of the Annual General Meeting in 2020 to the Annual General Meeting in 2021.

2.    That Mayor D. Iveson and Councillors S. Hamilton and A. Paquette, in that order, be designated to serve as the City of Edmonton’s proxy holder to act on behalf of the City of Edmonton at General Meetings (or Annual, Special or Extraordinary as the case may be) of the River Valley Alliance.

3.    That Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of the City of Edmonton, sign the River Valley Alliance proxy form contained in Attachment 1 of the March 9, 2020, Office of the City Manager report CR_8035.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

6.4

Approval of Expropriations - Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion - Consideration of Inquiry Officer's Report for 12560 Fort Road

 

 

 

This item was deleted. See item 1.2.

 

 

 

 

 

6.5

Council Member Appointment Reporting - Verbal report

 

 

Moved A. Knack - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the Council Member Appointment Reporting - verbal and written reports be referred to Agenda Review Committee to schedule to a future meeting.

Office of the City Manager

Due Date:
To be determined

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

6.6

ETS Seniors Fares - Sliding Scale Model

 

 

 

C. Hotton-MacDonald, City Operations, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager and E. Robar, City Operations, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Administration proceed with implementing the ETS Seniors Fares sliding scale model and report back on budget impacts at the Spring 2020 Supplemental Operating Budget Adjustment.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

City Ops.

Due Date: Apr. 15, 2020

Spring 2020 Supplemental Operating Budget Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

6.7

Land Governance Strategy Update - Enterprise Land Development Program Update - Additional Information

 

 

 

M. Persson, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager and C. Hodgson, Financial and Corporate Services, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. A. Laughlin, Interim City Manager; R. Bidulka, PwC; R. Anderson, Financial and Corporate Services;
S. McCabe, Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters - A. Knack:

 

 

 

1.    That $2M be released, in addition to the $11.1M approved on November 28, 2018, for Capital Profile CM-16-2020, Residential / Mixed Use Land Development, to advance land use plan amendments for the greenfield residential holdings in Aster, Schonsee and Goodridge, and that the remainder of Capital Profile CM-16-2020 continue to be held in abeyance.

2.    That the remainder of funds ($17.1M) held for Capital Profile CM-16-2010, Industrial Commercial Investment Land Development, be released.

3.    That Administration return to Committee (after continued engagement with the Real Estate Advisory Committee) with a report outlining:

a.    the strategy and timelines to prepare Goodridge, Schonsee and Aster for sale,

b.    a detailed analysis of how to direct proceeds from the sale of Aster, Schonsee and Goodridge into the most strategic city building real estate catalyst opportunities aligned with ConnectEdmonton.

4.    That Attachment 8 of the February 24, 2020, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_7122rev remain private pursuant to sections 24 (advice from officials) and 25 (disclosure harmful to economic and other interests of a public body) of the Freedom and Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

Amendment moved T. Cartmell - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That a Part c. be added to 3.:

c.    the advantages and disadvantages of establishing a reserve fund to accept the proceeds of the sale of the items in part 3a.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Motion, as Amended, put:

 

 

 

1.    That $2M be released, in addition to the $11.1M approved on November 28, 2018, for Capital Profile CM-16-2020, Residential / Mixed Use Land Development, to advance land use plan amendments for the greenfield residential holdings in Aster, Schonsee and Goodridge, and that the remainder of Capital Profile CM-16-2020 continue to be held in abeyance.

2.    That the remainder of funds ($17.1M) held for Capital Profile CM-16-2010, Industrial Commercial Investment Land Development, be released.

Enterprise Land Development Program Update

3.    That Administration return to Committee (after continued engagement with the Real Estate Advisory Committee) with a report outlining:

a.    the strategy and timelines to prepare Goodridge, Schonsee and Aster for sale,

b.    a detailed analysis of how to direct proceeds from the sale of Aster, Schonsee and Goodridge into the most strategic city building real estate catalyst opportunities aligned with ConnectEdmonton,

c.    the advantages and disadvantages of establishing a reserve fund to accept the proceeds of the sale of the items in part 3a.

4.    That Attachment 8 of the February 24, 2020, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_7122rev remain private pursuant to sections 24 (advice from officials) and 25 (disclosure harmful to economic and other interests of a public body) of the Freedom and Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Due Date: First Quarter 2021

Exec. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger,
S. Hamilton, A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, B. Henderson, A. Paquette

 

6.8

Stress Test - Analysis and Implications of Changes to Mortgage Regulations

 

 

Moved M. Walters - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the Motion on the Floor be withdrawn and replaced with the following:

That the Mayor write an open letter, on behalf of City Council, to the federal government to request a review of the Residential Mortgage Underwriting Practices and Procedures, including the following specific considerations:

·         Reforming the stress test to be flexible based on regional conditions;

·         Modernizing the lending rules to be more considerate of self-employment income;

·         Reinstating 30 year amortization periods for CMHC insured loans;

·         Removing the stress test for requalification and fixed interest mortgages;

·         Reducing the stress test from the current benchmark of two percent above current rate; to a maximum of 0.75 percent above current rate.

Office of the Mayor

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

6.9

Further Analysis of Alternative Transit Solutions

 

 

 

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, S. Feldman and E. Robar, City Operations, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved T. Cartmell - A. Knack:

 

 

 

1.    That one-time interim funding of $3.8M from the Financial Stabilization Reserve to fund the 2020 portion of a 24 month pilot project to provide on-demand transit service delivery as outlined in Option 7 of Attachment 2 and Option 2 of Attachment 6 of the February 25, 2020, City Operations report CR_7812, be approved.

2.    That Administration include a funded service package in the 2020 Spring Supplementary Operating Budget to fund the remainder of the 24 month pilot project to provide on-demand transit service as outlined in Option 7 of Attachment 2 and Option 2 of Attachment 6 of the February 25, 2020, City Operations report CR_7812, with multi-year funding through the tax-levy in 2021 and 2022, including repayment to the Financial Stabilization Reserve in 2021 through tax-levy.

3.    That the transition of the contracted services to a public service model be examined within 2 years of commencement of service, including 6 month reviews in alignment with the Bus Network Redesign reporting.

4.    That Attachment 3 of the February 25, 2020, City Operations report CR_7812 remain private pursuant to section 25 (disclosure harmful to economic and other interests of a public body) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the Motion on the Floor be referred to Administration to provide updated wording at the Wednesday, March 11, 2020, City Council continuation meeting. 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved A. Paquette - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Attachment 7 be added to the February 25, 2020, City Operations report CR_7812.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With unanimous consent of Council, Councillor T. Cartmell withdrew the Motion on the Floor.

 

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager and S. Feldman, City Operations, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved T. Cartmell - A. Paquette:

 

 

 

1.    That a two year pilot for on-demand service employing a contracted service model, as outlined in Option 7 of Attachment 2 and Option 2 of Attachment 6 of the March 9, 2020 City Operations Report CR_7812, be approved.

2.    That the Edmonton Transit Branch Budget be increased by $3,675,000 in 2020 and $6,732,000 in 2021, and decreased by $3,484,000 in 2022, on a multi-year basis, to fund the First Km/Last Km Transit Service Pilot (MicroTransit Service) package, with funding from the tax levy.

3.    That Administration report to the appropriate Committee on the performance of the on-demand service, in conjunction with updates on the Bus Network Redesign and that the transition of the contracted services to a public service model be examined within two years of commencement of service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members of Council requested that the motion be split for voting purposes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 1 of Motion, put:

 

 

 

1.    That a two year pilot for on-demand service employing a contracted service model, as outlined in Option 7 of Attachment 2 and Option 2 of Attachment 6 of the March 9, 2020 City Operations Report CR_7812, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen,
M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Part 2 of Motion, put:

 

 

 

2.    That the Edmonton Transit Branch Budget be increased by $3,675,000 in 2020 and $6,732,000 in 2021, and decreased by $3,484,000 in 2022, on a multi-year basis, to fund the First Km/Last Km Transit Service Pilot (MicroTransit Service) package, with funding from the tax levy.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen,
M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Part 3 of Motion, put:

 

 

 

3.    That Administration report to the appropriate Committee on the performance of the on-demand service, in conjunction with updates on the Bus Network Redesign and that the transition of the contracted services to a public service model be examined within two years of commencement of service.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Summary of Council’s Decision on item 6.9:

 

 

 

1.    That a two year pilot for on-demand service employing a contracted service model, as outlined in Option 7 of Attachment 2 and Option 2 of Attachment 6 of the March 9, 2020 City Operations Report CR_7812, be approved.

2.    That the Edmonton Transit Branch Budget be increased by $3,675,000 in 2020 and $6,732,000 in 2021, and decreased by $3,484,000 in 2022, on a multi-year basis, to fund the First Km/Last Km Transit Service Pilot (MicroTransit Service) package, with funding from the tax levy.

Bus Network and On-Demand Service Implementation Update

3.    That Administration report to the appropriate Committee on the performance of the on-demand service, in conjunction with updates on the Bus Network Redesign and that the transition of the contracted services to a public service model be examined within two years of commencement of service.

City Ops.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

 

 


Due Date:

First Quarter 2021

Community and Pub. Svcs. Committee

 

6.10

Residential Speed Limits: Increasing Safety and Livability in Edmonton's Neighbourhoods

 

 

 

Items 6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16, 6.17 and 6.18 were dealt with together.

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, J. Lamarre, City Operations; A. Giesbrecht, City Clerk; G. Mittlesteadt and
J. Mitzel, Edmonton Police Service; A. Laughlin, Interim City Manager; and C. Walbaum, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved A. Knack - A. Paquette:

 

 

 

That Administration prepare the appropriate bylaws/bylaw amendments to reduce the speed to 30 km/hr for residential roads (not arterial roads) in the Core Zone as generally outlined in the March 9, 2020 City Operations report
CR_ 7769.

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen,
A. Paquette

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk,
B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, M. Nickel, M. Walters

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton - M. Banga:

 

 

 

Charter Bylaw – 40 km/h Default Residential Speed Limit

That Administration prepare the appropriate bylaws/bylaw amendments to reduce the speed to 40 km/hr for residential roads (not arterial roads) in the Core Zone as generally outlined in the March 9, 2020 City Operations report CR_7769.

City Ops.

Due Date:
Jun. 17, 2020

Community and Pub. Svcs. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson,
A. Knack, S. McKeen, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, M. Nickel

 

 

Moved A. Knack - A. Paquette:

 

 

 

That Administration prepare the appropriate bylaws/bylaw amendments to reduce the speed to 30 km/hr for residential roads (not arterial roads) outside of the Core Zone.

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen,
A. Paquette

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk,
B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, M. Nickel, M. Walters

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton - M. Banga:

 

 

 

Charter Bylaw – 40 km/h Default Residential Speed Limit

That Administration prepare the appropriate bylaws/bylaw amendments to reduce the speed to 40 km/hr for residential roads (not arterial roads) outside of the Core Zone.

City Ops.

Due Date:
Jun. 17, 2020

Community and Pub. Svcs. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson,
A. Knack, S. McKeen, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, M. Nickel

 

 

Moved A. Paquette - B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Administration prepare the appropriate bylaws/bylaw amendments to reduce the speed  to 30 km/hr on the following:

·         Main Street Portion of Whyte Ave (109 St-99 St)

·         Main Street Portion of Jasper Ave (124 St-97 St)

·         Chinatown (97 Street - 101 Street - 103A A - 108A)

·         North of Columbia Ave (105 Ave) North south streets btw 105 Ave & 106 Ave from 101 - 116 St but not including 101 St, 109 St or 116 St

·         South of Whyte Ave (E/W Ave btw Gateway & Calgary Trail)

·         Saskatchewan Drive (100 Street - Emily Murphy Park)

·         Fortway Drive (River Valley Road to 107 Street)

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

B. Henderson, S. McKeen, A. Paquette

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, A. Knack, M. Nickel, M. Walters

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - M. Walters:

 

 

 

Bylaw – Speed Zones Bylaw Amendment

That Administration prepare the appropriate bylaws/bylaw amendments to reduce the speed  to 40 km/hr on the following:

·         Main Street Portion of Whyte Ave (109 St-99 St)

·         Main Street Portion of Jasper Ave (124 St-97 St)

·         Chinatown (97 Street - 101 Street - 103A A - 108A)

·         North of Columbia Ave (105 Ave)

·         North south streets btw 105 Ave & 106 Ave from 101 - 116 St but not including 101 St, 109 St or 116 St

·         South of Whyte Ave (E/W Ave btw Gateway & Calgary Trail)

·         Saskatchewan Drive (100 Street - Emily Murphy Park)

·         Fortway Drive (River Valley Road to 107 Street)

City Ops.

 

Due Date:
Jun. 17, 2020

Community and Pub. Svcs. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson,
A. Knack, S. McKeen, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga, T. Cartmell, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, M. Nickel

 

6.11

Residential Speed Limits – Updated Information

 

 

 

Items 6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16, 6.17 and 6.18 were dealt with together.

 

Dealt with - see item 6.10.

 

 

 

 

 

6.12

Speed Limit Reductions on Main Streets and Other High Pedestrian Locations

 

 

 

Items 6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16, 6.17 and 6.18 were dealt with together.

 

Dealt with - see item 6.10.

 

 

 

 

 

6.13

Default Speed Limits and Traffic Safety Program Resource Update

 

 

 

Items 6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16, 6.17 and 6.18 were dealt with together.

 

Dealt with - see item 6.10.

 

 

 

 

 

6.14

Default Speed Limits - Draft Bylaws

 

 

 

Items 6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16, 6.17 and 6.18 were dealt with together.

 

Dealt with - see item 6.10.

 

 

 

 

 

6.15

Variable Speed Zones in Other Jurisdictions

 

 

 

Items 6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16, 6.17 and 6.18 were dealt with together.

 

Dealt with - see item 6.10.

 

 

 

 

 

6.16

Community Led Traffic Calming Engagement and Administration Support

 

 

 

Items 6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16, 6.17 and 6.18 were dealt with together.

 

Dealt with - see item 6.10.

 

 

 

 

 

6.17

Traffic Safety Automated Enforcement Reserve Update

 

 

 

Items 6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16, 6.17 and 6.18 were dealt with together.

 

Dealt with - see item 6.10.

 

 

 

 

 

6.18

Neighbourhood Renewal Program Design Practices Update

 

 

 

Items 6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13, 6.14, 6.15, 6.16, 6.17 and 6.18 were dealt with together.

 

Dealt with - see item 6.10.

 

 

 

 

 

7.

BYLAWS

7.1

Bylaw 19122 - To Designate the McLear Residence as a Municipal Historic Resource

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 19122 be read a first time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 19122 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 19122 be considered for third reading.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 19122 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

7.2

Bylaw 19238 - To amend Bylaw 18283, to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance Waste Services Project, Groundwater Diversion System Replacement

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 19238 be read a first time.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

7.3

Bylaw 19239 - To amend Bylaw 18151, to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance The City of Edmonton Capital City Downtown and The Quarters Community Revitalization Levy Area Projects

 

 

Moved S. McKeen - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 19239 be read a first time.

 

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen,
A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

J. Dziadyk, M. Nickel

 

7.4

Bylaw 19242 - To amend Bylaw 18986, to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance Integrated Infrastructure Services Project, Streetscape Improvements (97 Street: Jasper Avenue to 102 Avenue)

 

 

Moved S. McKeen - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 19242 be read a first time.

 

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

7.5

Bylaw 19211 - Amendments to Council Committees Bylaw 18156

 

 

 

Council met in private at 11:22 a.m., pursuant to section 17 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson

·         M. Banga

·         T. Cartmell

·         T. Caterina

·         J. Dziadyk

·         B. Esslinger

·         S. Hamilton

·         B. Henderson

·         A. Knack

·         S. McKeen

·         M. Nickel

·         A. Paquette

·         M. Walters

·         A. Giesbrecht, City Clerk

·         S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         M. de Guzman, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         V. Gunderson, Office of the City Clerk (Subject matter expert)

Council met in public at 12:05 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That, effective immediately, Councillors M. Banga and S. McKeen be appointed to Utility Committee for a term ending at the inaugural organizational City Council meeting in 2021, providing the appointees continue to serve as Members of Council throughout the term of appointment.

Office of the City Manager

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

7.6

Bylaw 19143 - Business License Bylaw Amendment No. 43 - Short-Term Rentals - Potential Bylaw Amendments

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 19143 be read a first time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 19143 be read a second time.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 19143 be considered for third reading.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Bylaw 19143 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

Moved T. Cartmell - M. Banga:

 

 

 

Exploring Additional Short Term Rental Accommodation Regulations - Potential Bylaw Considerations

That Administration explore potential bylaw changes related to short term rentals, including:

a.    Defining a short-term rental as any rental agreement of 25 days or less;

b.    Establishing a notification process to adjacent property owners for all short term rental properties;

c.    Examining options to ensure equity in approval processes between “entire rental” properties and shared home rental properties;

d.    Exploring options for "entire rental" properties to address concerns regarding:

               i.       maximum number of rental days in a year;

            ii.        maximum number of occupants;

           iii.        maximum number of rental properties owned by a single person;

           iv.        restriction of rental property ownership to those with a primary residence in Edmonton;

e.    Development of complaint and/or bylaw infraction thresholds that would result in license suspension or removal.

f.     An updated review of regulatory regimes around short-term rentals in other jurisdictions.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

Due Date: Jun. 30, 2020

Urban Planning Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

8.

MOTIONS PENDING

8.1

Residential Snow and Ice Cleaning Pilot Project (A. Paquette)

 

 

 

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved A. Paquette - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Administration include, as part of the Alternative Approaches to Snow and Ice Control report, the feasibility and high-level costs/benefits of residential snow and ice clearing pilot project in one or several neighbourhood(s) which may include full snow services eg. Sidewalks, crosswalks, windrow removal, parking bans, multi-use paths, and residential roads and alleyways.

City Ops.

Due Date: Jun. 22, 2020

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger,
B. Henderson, A. Knack, M. Nickel, A. Paquette

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga, J. Dziadyk, S. Hamilton, S. McKeen, M. Walters

 

8.2

Notifications of Media Availabilities (J. Dziadyk)

 

 

 

C. Owen, Deputy City Manager, Communications and Engagement; A. Giesbrecht, City Clerk; and A. Laughlin, Interim City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Administration update Council members on the content of scheduled non-emergency related press events and statements at least 24 hours prior to the event or statement.

Comm. and Engagement

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Banga, T. Cartmell, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson, A. Knack, M. Nickel, A. Paquette

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

D. Iveson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton,
S. McKeen, M. Walters

 

8.3

City of Edmonton Credit Rating (J. Dziadyk)

 

 

 

M. Persson, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services; and
A. Laughlin, Interim City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved J. Dziadyk - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Administration return to Committee with an overview of what would be required to bring our credit rating back to AA+ from the lowered AA rating, given by Standard and Poor’s, and report on the implications to debt serving and future borrowing, and tie this discussion with future editions of the Debt White Paper.

 

 

Moved M. Walters - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

City of Edmonton Credit Rating

That the following Motion on the Floor be postponed to the March 30, 2020, City Council meeting:

Moved J. Dziadyk - M. Nickel (Made at the March 9/11, 2020, City Council meeting):

That Administration return to Committee with an overview of what would be required to bring our credit rating back to AA+ from the lowered AA rating, given by Standard and Poor’s, and report on the implications to debt serving and future borrowing, and tie this discussion with future editions of the Debt White Paper.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due Date: Mar. 30, 2020

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

8.4

Property Tax Assessment in Annexed Land (T. Cartmell)

 

 

 

Councillor T. Cartmell stated that he would not be moving the motion for which he had given notice at the

February 25, 2020, Urban Planning Committee meeting.

 

8.5

Residential Property Subdivision Application Process
(T. Cartmell)

 

 

 

Councillor T. Cartmell stated that he would not be moving the motion for which he had given notice at the

February 25, 2020, Urban Planning Committee meeting.

 

9.

PRIVATE REPORTS

 

Moved M. Banga - B. Henderson:

 

 

 

That Council meet in private pursuant to sections 16 (disclosure harmful to business interests of a third party), 17 (disclosure harmful to personal privacy), 21 (disclosure harmful to intergovernmental relations) and 24 (advice from officials) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the discussion of items 6.3, 7.5 and 9.1.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in private at 11:22 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - M. Banga:

 

 

 

That Council meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in public at 12:05 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

9.1

Technology Update - Verbal report

 

 

 

Council met in private at 11:22 a.m., pursuant to sections 16, 21 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson

·         M. Banga

·         T. Cartmell

·         T. Caterina

·         J. Dziadyk

·         B. Esslinger

·         S. Hamilton

·         B. Henderson

·         A. Knack

·         S. McKeen

·         M. Nickel

·         A. Paquette

·         M. Walters

·         A. Giesbrecht, City Clerk

·         S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         M. de Guzman, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         A. Laughlin, Interim City Manager

·         M. Persson, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         J. Meliefste, Acting Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services

·         S. McCabe, Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development

·         C. Owen, Deputy City Manager, Communications and Engagement

·         G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations

·         R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services

·         E. Robar, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Grayson, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         L. Hudson, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         L Skillings, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Swain, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         P. Bhasin-Singh, Communications and Engagement (Communications advisor

·         K. Brunelle, Communications and Engagement (Communications advisor)

·         M. Bennett, Office of the City Manager (Legal advisor)

·         S. Ebrahim, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

Council met in public at 12:05 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - M. Banga:

 

 

 

1.    That the March 9, 2020, City Operations verbal report on Technology Update, be received for information.

2.    That the March 9, 2020, City Operations verbal report on Technology Update remain private pursuant to sections 16 (harmful to business interests of a third party), 21 (harmful to intergovernmental relations) and 24 (advice from officials) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, M. Banga, T. Cartmell, T. Caterina, J. Dziadyk, B. Esslinger, S. Hamilton, B. Henderson, A. Knack,
S. McKeen, M. Nickel, A. Paquette, M. Walters

 

10.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

10.1

Asphalt Pavement (T. Cartmell)

 

 

 

Councillor T. Cartmell stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council meeting, he would move the following:

That Administration:

1.    consult with third party stakeholders and industry experts to determine process improvements and material specification revisions that will improve asphalt pavement durability and service life in Edmonton, with a specific focus on the development of potholes and asphalt delamination;

2.    return a report to Committee summarizing expected durability and service life of asphalt pavement on Edmonton's roads, actual measured performance of Edmonton's asphalt pavement, and the results of the consultation outlined in Part 1.

·         Notice of Motion Given: March 9/11, 2020, City Council

 

 

 

 

 

11.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 2:20 p.m., on Wednesday,
March 11, 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk