COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


September 7, 2010  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, *L Sloan, *S. Mandel

* Mayor S. Mandel is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150 (2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

*Councillor L. Sloan was named a Member of the Committee to maintain quorum, pursuant to section 151(1), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

J. Batty

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

Councillors B. Henderson, D. Iveson, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan
J. Charchun, Office of the City Clerk
L. Turvey, 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                                                                                      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                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

4.          STATUS REPORT                                                                                3

4.1        Availability of Space for  Not-for-profit/Multicultural
Organizations                                                                                       3

4.2        Official Launch - Edmonton Seniors Declaration                       4

4.3        Nutritional Food Guidelines                                                              4

4.4        Reducing Siren Noise in Residential Neighbourhoods            4

5.          REPORTS                                                                                              5

5.1        Update on Scona Pool                                                                       5

5.2        24/7 Service Delivery Model for High Needs

             Population                                                                                             6

5.3        Delegation of Authority  - Semi-Annual

             Information Report - Edmonton Police Service                           7

5.4        Community Services Advisory Board - 2009 Annual

             Report                                                                                                     7

5.5        The Art of Living Implementation Plan - Annual

             Update                                                                                                    7

5.6        Licence Agreement with Edmonton Minor Hockey

             Association for 2010/2011 Winter Ice Arena

             Rentals                                                                                                    8

5.7        Art Gallery of Alberta "Keeping the Doors Open"

             Community Investment Grant                                                           8

6.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                            8

6.1        Naming Rights Agreement                                                                8

7.          NOTICES OF MOTION                                                                         9

8.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  9

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi called the meeting to order at 9:33 a.m.

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the September 7, 2010, Community Services Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

Additions:

* 5.2   24/7 Service Delivery Model for High Needs Populations

* 5.7   Art Gallery of Alberta "Keeping the Doors Open" Community Investment Grant

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the August 23, 2010, Community Services Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no protocol items.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 6.1.

 

 

 

 

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from the following speakers in panels:

5.1  Update on Scona Pool

* J. Speur, Friends of Scona Pool

* G. Maier, RiverCity Recreation Inc - Scona Pool

* K. Wagar, Scona High School Swim Team

* J. Kusiek, Friends of Scona Pool

5.2  24/7 Service Delivery Model for High Needs Populations

* L. O'Neill, Big Brothers Big Sisters

* M. Cherrington, Youth Criminal Defence Office

* D. Conrad, University of Alberta

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

There were no requests for time specifics.

 

 

 

 

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor inquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

STATUS REPORT

4.1

Availability of Space for Not-for-profit/Multicultural Organizations

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of November 2010 be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date:  Nov. 2010

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

4.2

Official Launch - Edmonton Seniors Declaration

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of November 2010 be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Nov. 2010

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

4.3

Nutritional Food Guidelines

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of November 2010 be approved.

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Nov. 2010

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

4.4

Reducing Siren Noise in Residential Neighbourhoods

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of February 2011 be approved

 

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Feb. 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

5.

REPORTS

5.1

Update on Scona Pool

 

 

 

R. Smyth, Community Services Department, made a presentation.

 

G. Maier, RiverCity Recreation Inc - Scona Pool; J. Speur and J. Kusiek, Friends of Scona Pool; and K. Wagar, Scona High School Swim Team, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

 

R. Smyth and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services Department; and C. Ward, Capital Construction Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

That Administration develop a service package to fund Scona Pool operations for 2011, in the amount of $300,000 on a one-time basis, for consideration during the 2011 Operating Budget deliberations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services Department, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

 

 

 

 

5.2

24/7 Service Delivery Model for High Needs Population

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the Committee hear from S. Bromley, iHuman Youth Society.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

 

 

F. Rayner, REACH Edmonton Council; J. Clark and
K. Gunn, Community Services Department, made presentations.

 

L. O'Neill, Big Brothers Big Sisters; M. Cherrington, Youth Criminal Defence Office; D. Conrad, University of Alberta; and S. Bromley, iHuman Youth Society, made presentations and answered the Committee's questions.

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, and K. Gunn, Community Services Department; and F. Rayner, REACH Edmonton Council, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That bridge funding for the REACH Edmonton 24/7 service delivery model for high needs populations, in the amount of $250,000 on a one-time basis for 2010, with funding from Community Services Department/Family and Community Support Services, be approved.

24/7 Service Delivery Model - Implementation Progress

2. That Administration work with the REACH Edmonton Council to provide a report to Community Services Committee in the spring of 2011, on the progress of the implementation of the 24/7 service delivery model for high needs populations.

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: Spring 2011

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

 

 

 

 

5.3

Delegation of Authority  - Semi-Annual Information Report - Edmonton Police Service

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the August 12, 2010, Edmonton Police Commission report 2010POAC04 be received for information.

 

Police Commission

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons, S. Mandel

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

 

 

 

 

5.4

Community Services Advisory Board - 2009 Annual Report

 

 

 

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

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the 2009 Community Services Advisory Board Annual Report, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the August 17, 2010, Community Services Advisory Board report 2010CAAB10, be received for information.

Community Services Advisory Board

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

5.5

The Art of Living Implementation Plan - Annual Update

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the August 16, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSS008 be received for information.

 

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

 

 

 

 

5.6

Licence Agreement with Edmonton Minor Hockey Association for 2010/2011 Winter Ice Arena Rentals

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That a License Agreement with the Edmonton Minor Hockey Association for City of Edmonton arena ice usage for the 2010/2011 winter ice season, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the August 18, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSR014, be approved, and that the Agreement be in a form acceptable to the City Manager.

 

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

 

 

 

 

5.7

Art Gallery of Alberta "Keeping the Doors Open" Community Investment Grant

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the August 31, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSW025 be received for information.

 

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

 

 

 

 

6.

PRIVATE REPORTS

6.1

Naming Rights Agreement

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 11:55 a.m., pursuant to sections 16, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

The Committee met in public at 12:04 p.m.

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That Community Services Committee recommend to City Council:

1. That the City enter into a Naming Rights Agreement with a sponsor of the Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre’s Flexi-Hall and Rink B, subject to the conditions outlined in the Facility Name Sale Policy (C477A) and Attachment 1 of the August 27, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSR013, and that the agreement be acceptable in form and content to the City Manager.

2. That the August 27, 2010, Community Services Department report 2010CSR013 remain private pursuant to sections 16, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, E. Gibbons

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

7.

NOTICES OF MOTION

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi asked whether there were any Notices of Motion.  There were none.

 

 

 

 

 

8.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 12:05 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                           City Clerk