COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


December 4, 2019  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, D. Iveson, M. Walters
Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 15(3), Council Committee Bylaw 18156

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

T. Cartmell, J. Dziadyk, B. Henderson, A. Knack, S. McKeen, A. Paquette
K. Gibson, Office of the City Clerk
C. Schlamp, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                            2

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                          2

1.2        Adoption of Agenda                                                                            2

1.3        Adoption of Minutes                                                                           2

1.4        Protocol Items                                                                                      2

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             2

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      3

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              3

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

4.          UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS                                       3

5.          STATUS REPORTS AND REQUESTS TO RE-ROUTE             3

5.1        Piloted Naturalized Playgrounds Development and

             Implementation                                                                                     3

5.2        Youth Opioid Strategies and Youth Mental Health

             Survey Results                                                                                     3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              4

6.1        Safe Mobility Strategy Draft Vision and Principles                     4

6.2        Art Gallery of Alberta - City Funding                                               4

6.3        Assessment of the Impact of Methamphetamine Use -

             Verbal report                                                                                         5

6.4        Suicide Prevention Implementation Plan - Annual

             Report                                                                                                     5

6.5        People In Crisis Calls on the High Level Bridge                         6

6.6        Options to Develop Adventure/Activity Centre                            6

6.7        Potential Griesbach Community Hub                                            7

6.8        Fort Edmonton Park Management Agreement                            7

6.9        Reduction of Makeshift Camps - Progress Update

             and Interim Housing Options                                                            7

6.10      Food Services Leases - ACT Aquatic and Recreation

             Centre and Kinsmen Sports Centre                                                8

6.11      Busking Regulation Options                                                            8

6.12      Bylaw 19121 - Amendment to the Animal Licensing

             and Control Bylaw 13145                                                                   9

7.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           9

8.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   9

9.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  9

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor S. Hamilton called the meeting to order at 9:33 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the December 4, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

·         1.3     Adoption of Minutes November 20, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee

·         6.1     Safe Mobility Strategy Draft Vision and    Principles

·         6.5     People in Crisis Calls on the High Level Bridge

·         6.9     Reduction of Makeshift Camps – Progress      Update and Interim Housing Options

·         6.10 Food Services Leases – ACT Aquatic and Recreation Centre and Kinsmen Sports Centre

·         6.12 Bylaw 19121- Amendment to the Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw 13145

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the November 20, 2019, Community and Public Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

Councillor S. Hamilton, on behalf of the Committee, welcomed program participants of the City of Edmonton’s School of Business Aspiring Supervisors Program.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.9, and 6.10.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

 

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

 

6.1 Safe Mobility Strategy Draft Vision and    Principles

·         J. Kusiek

 

6.6 Options to Develop Adventure/Activity       Centre

·         S. Heschuk

·         M. Lund, Ceyana Canoe Club

·         B. Milne, Ceyana Canoe Club

6.9 Reduction of Makeshift Camps - Progress Update and Interim Housing Options

·         J. Gurnett, Edmonton Coalition on Housing and Homelessness

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

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

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

4.

UPDATES ON SCHEDULED REPORTS - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORTS AND REQUESTS TO RE-ROUTE

5.1

Piloted Naturalized Playgrounds Development and Implementation

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of December 2, 2020, be approved.

 

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Due Date: Dec. 2, 2020

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

5.2

Youth Opioid Strategies and Youth Mental Health Survey Results

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of February 12, 2020, be approved.

 

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date: Feb. 12, 2020

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Safe Mobility Strategy Draft Vision and Principles

 

 

 

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, and J. Lamarre, City Operations, made a presentation.

J. Kusiek made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, J. Lamarre and B. Simpson, City Operations; J. Mitzel and K. Johnson, Edmonton Police Service, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the December 4, 2019, City Operations report CR_7646, be received for information.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

             S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That Administration provide a memo to Council outlining the annual breakdown of collision statistics reported on page 32 of the 2018 Vision Zero Annual Report.

City Ops.

Due Date: Prior to
Jan.  29, 2020

 

 

 


G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, and J. Lamarre, City Operations, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.2

Art Gallery of Alberta - City Funding

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services; and C. Crowston, Art Gallery of Alberta, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Administration prepare an unfunded service package, for consideration by Council during the 2019 Fall Supplemental Operating Budget Adjustment deliberations, for implementation of the Art Gallery of Alberta's 2016-2020 Strategic Plan.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due Date: Dec. 11, 2019
Fall 2019 Supplemental Operating Budget Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.3

Assessment of the Impact of Methamphetamine Use - Verbal report

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services; D. McFee, Edmonton Police Service; and M. Snaterse, Alberta Health Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

J. Foord, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.   

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the December 4, 2019, Edmonton Police Service verbal report CR_7729, be received for information.

Edmonton Police Service

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.4

Suicide Prevention Implementation Plan - Annual Report

 

 

 

Items 6.4 and 6.5 were dealt with together.

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, J. Foord, J. Kain, Citizen Services; M. Snaterse, Alberta Health Services; and I. Challborn, Canadian Mental Health Association, made a presentation.

D. Vietch, Edmonton Police Service; I. Challborn, Canadian Mental Health Association; J. Kain, J. Foord, Citizen Services; and M. Snaterse, Alberta Health Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the December 4, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_7699, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.5

People In Crisis Calls on the High Level Bridge

 

 

 

Items 6.4 and 6.5 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the December 4, 2019, Edmonton Police Commission report CR_7338, be received for information.

Edmonton Police Commission

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.6

Options to Develop Adventure/Activity Centre

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, and R. Jevne, Citizen Services, made a presentation.

M. Lund and B. Milne, Ceyana Canoe Club, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

R. Jevne, and J. Gillis, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.    

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

All-Season Adventure/Activity Park Concept Plan

That Administration further engage with the community and develop a concept plan for an all-season adventure/activity centre at Rafter's Landing and/or Dawson Park, and provide a report to Committee.

Citizen Svcs.

 


Due Date:
Dec. 2, 2020

 

 

 


R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.7

Potential Griesbach Community Hub

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, and R. Jevne, Citizen Services; and M. Caligiuri, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Administration prepare an unfunded capital profile, for consideration by Council during the 2020 Spring Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment deliberations, for a Griesbach Community Hub.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due Date: Spring 2020 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment

 

 

 

M. Caligiuri, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.8

Fort Edmonton Park Management Agreement

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the agreement between the City of Edmonton and the Fort Edmonton Management Company, for the management of Fort Edmonton Park, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the December 4, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_7549, be approved, and that the agreement be acceptable in form and content to the City Manager.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

Office of the City Manager

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.9

Reduction of Makeshift Camps - Progress Update and Interim Housing Options

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, J. Foord and C. Kjenner, Citizen Services, made a presentation.

J. Gurnett, Edmonton Coalition on Housing and Homelessness, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. 

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

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

Interim Housing Recommendations and Financial Implications

1. That Administration bring back a detailed proposal, with recommendations, outlining:

a. project costs, for expedited short term bridge housing and modular permanent supportive housing, and

b. additional analysis on the financial implications of funding the first four permanent supportive housing sites currently being planned, without provincial and/or federal government support.

Hope Mission Project Update

2. That Administration bring back a report summarizing the work done by Administration with Hope Mission around its project and public engagement.

Citizen Svcs.

Due Date: Mar. 18, 2020

 

 

 


R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, C. Kjenner, J. Simmons, C. Kirsop, Citizen Services; and E. Dietrich, Homeward Trust, answered the Committee's questions.   

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.10

Food Services Leases - ACT Aquatic and Recreation Centre and Kinsmen Sports Centre

 

 

Moved M. Banga:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That the authority to enter into a lease agreement for food services at each of the ACT Aquatic and Recreation Centre and Kinsmen Sports Centre, as outlined in the December 4, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_7744, be approved.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.11

Busking Regulation Options

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the November 20, 2019, Citizen Services report CR_5943, be received for information.  

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

6.12

Bylaw 19121 - Amendment to the Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw 13145

 

 

Moved M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Community and Public Services Committee recommend to the December 11, 2019, City Council Budget meeting:

That Bylaw 19121 be given the appropriate readings.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

S. Hamilton, B. Esslinger, M. Banga, M. Walters

 

7.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

8.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor S. Hamilton asked if there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

9.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3:31 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk