URBAN PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


March 5, 2019  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, ** B. Henderson, *D. Iveson, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 15(3), Council Committees Bylaw 18156
**Councillor B. Henderson was named a Member of the Committee to maintain quorum, pursuant to section 17(3), Council Committees Bylaw 18156

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

M. Banga, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger, A. Knack, M. Walters
D. Siebold, Office of the City Clerk
T. Orbell, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                            2

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                          2

1.2        Adoption of Agenda                                                                            3

1.3        Adoption of Minutes                                                                           3

1.4        Protocol Items                                                                                      3

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             3

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      3

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              3

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         4

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 4

3.1        Economy of Edmonton’s Night Life (S. McKeen)                       5

4.          UPDATE ON SCHEDULED REPORTS                                          5

             Update on the City’s Discussions with the

             Government of Alberta – 119th Street and Anthony

             Henday Drive                                                                                        5

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               5

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

6.1        Transit Ridership Recovery and Growth                                      5

6.2        Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Major and

             Minor Alcohol Sales in the Downtown Core  -

             Exemptions to Separation Distance Requirements                   5

6.3        Implications of Alcohol Sales on Sensitive Uses

             and Entertainment Districts and Information on

             Appeals and Regulations                                                                  6

6.4        Strategies to Increase Visitable Housing Form -

             Motion to be Rescinded                                                                     7

7.          MOTIONS PENDING                                                                            7

7.1        Update on Open Streets Strategic Initiative
             (T. Cartmell)                                                                                           7

8.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                7

9.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           7

10.        NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   7

11.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  7

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

D. Siebold, Office of the City Clerk, called the meeting to order at 9:32.a.m.

Election of Chair and Vice-Chair

D. Siebold, Office of the City Clerk, called for nominations for the position of Chair, Urban Planning Committee.

Councillor S. McKeen nominated Councillor T. Cartmell for the position of Chair, Urban Planning Committee.

D. Siebold, Office of the City Clerk, asked if there were any further nominations.  There being no other nominations,
D. Siebold declared nominations closed.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Councillor T. Cartmell be elected as Chair, Urban Planning Committee.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, D. Iveson, S. McKeen

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

 

 

D. Siebold, Office of the City Clerk, vacated the Chair and Councillor T. Cartmell presided.

Councillor T. Cartmell called for nominations for the position of Vice-Chair, Urban Planning Committee.

Councillor M. Nickel nominated Councillor A. Paquette for the position of Vice-Chair, Urban Planning Committee.

Councillor T. Cartmell asked if there were any further nominations.  There being no other nominations, Councillor T. Cartmell declared nominations closed.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel :

 

 

 

That Councillor A. Paquette be elected as Vice-Chair, Urban Planning Committee.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, D. Iveson, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the March 5, 2019, Urban Planning Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, D. Iveson, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved A. Paquette:

 

 

 

That the February 12, 2019, Urban Planning Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, D. Iveson, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no protocol items.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate:  6.1, 6.2 and 6.3.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee hear from the following speakers, in panels where appropriate:

6.1 Transit Ridership Recovery and Growth

  • K. Kossnan, Emmanuel Home
  • A. De Ocampo
  • S. Bradshaw

6.2 Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Major and Minor Alcohol Sales in the Downtown Core - Exemptions to Separation Distance Requirements

6.3 Implications of Alcohol Sales on Sensitive Uses and Entertainment Districts and Information on Appeals and Regulations

  • I. Martinez
  • C. Boehm
  • J. Burns, Alcanna Inc.
  • S. Mohamedali

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, D. Iveson, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

There were no requests for any items to be dealt with at a specific time.

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

3.1

Economy of Edmonton’s Night Life (S. McKeen)

 

 

 

That Administration please provide a report on how the responsibilities formerly assumed by Responsible Hospitality are being carried out, future plans to deal with nighttime economy and if those plans include a position called “Night Mayor” as other cities have created.

 

City Ops.

Due by:
Jun. 11, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

UPDATE ON SCHEDULED REPORTS

 

Update on the City’s Discussions with the Government of Alberta – 119th Street and Anthony Henday Drive

 

 

 

Re-routed to: March 4, 2019, Executive Committee (approved at the February 26, 2019, Agenda Review Committee)

 

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Transit Ridership Recovery and Growth

 

 

 

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager and E. Robar, City Operations, made a presentation.

K. Kossnan, Emmanuel Home; and A. De Ocampo, made presentations and answered Committee's questions.

E. Robar, C. Hotton-MacDonald, E. Lannacito and 
G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations; and
D. Siebold, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved A. Paquette:

 

 

 

That Urban Planning Committee recommend to City Council:

That the March 5, 2019, City Operations report CR_6614, be received for information.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

 

 

 

 

6.2

Amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800 - Major and Minor Alcohol Sales in the Downtown Core  - Exemptions to Separation Distance Requirements

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 6.3 were dealt with together.

C. Kirsop, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, made a presentation.

I. Martinez; C. Boehm; J. Burns, Alcanna Inc; and
S. Mohamedali made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

A handout provided by S. Mohamedali was distributed to Members of the Committee and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

C. Kirsop, D. Hales, L. Peter and S. McCabe, Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and J. Johnson, Office of the City Manager (Law), answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

1.    That Administration, as a part of the zoning bylaw renewal, conduct an analysis of regulating concentration of liquor stores, in a comprehensive approach based on land use impact.

2.    That Administration prepare amendments to Zoning Bylaw 12800, as generally outlined in Attachment 2 of the March 5, 2019, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6497, except for the liquor store opportunity area, and return to a future City Council Public Hearing.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

Due Date:
To Be Determined

City Council Public Hearing

 

 

 

C. Kirsop, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development; and J. Johnson, Office of the City Manager (Law), answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

 

 

 

 

6.3

Implications of Alcohol Sales on Sensitive Uses and Entertainment Districts and Information on Appeals and Regulations

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 6.3 were dealt with together.

Item dealt with, no motion passed.

 

6.4

Strategies to Increase Visitable Housing Form - Motion to be Rescinded

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the following motion passed at the April 5, 2017, Urban Planning Committee meeting, be rescinded:

That Administration provide a report on the visitable housing pilot project in First Quarter 2019.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, D. Iveson, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

7.

MOTIONS PENDING

7.1

Update on Open Streets Strategic Initiative (T. Cartmell)

 

 

Moved T. Cartmell:

 

 

 

Open Streets Strategic Initiative Update

That Administration return to Urban Planning Committee with an update on report CR_4360 (Sustainable Development) - Open Streets Strategic Initiative.

 

City Ops.

 

Due Date:
Apr. 9, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

T. Cartmell, A. Paquette, S. McKeen, M. Nickel

 

8.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES - NONE

9.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

10.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor T. Cartmell asked if there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

11.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 2:45 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk