Minutes for 11/28/2018, City Council Budget

AmenS

 

CITY COUNCIL - BUDGET

 

MINUTES


November 28 – December 14, 2018  –  Council Chamber

 

 

PRESENT

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

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

L. Cochrane, City Manager
L. Sahli, City Clerk
D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk
R. Yusuf, Office of the City Clerk
M. de Guzman, 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                              8

1.1      Call to Order                                                                                            8

1.2      Adoption of Agenda                                                                              9

1.3      Protocol Items                                                                                      11

2.        ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             13

2.1      Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                        13

3.        STATUS REPORTS                                                                            13

4.        COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 13

5.        CIVIC AGENCY PRESENTATIONS ON THE CAPITAL AND

           OPERATING BUDGET                                                                       13

5.1      Edmonton Police Commission                                                        14

5.2      Edmonton Public Library                                                                  14

5.3      Edmonton Economic Development Corporation                       15

5.4      Edmonton Arts Council                                                                     15

5.5      Edmonton Combative Sports Commission                                 15

5.6      Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues                           15

5.7      Edmonton Heritage Council                                                             15

5.8      Greater Edmonton Foundation                                                       16

5.9      REACH Edmonton                                                                              16

5.10    Telus World of Science                                                                     16

5.11    Edmonton Screen Industries                                                           16

6.        2019 - 2022  CAPITAL BUDGET                                                      16

6.1      Proposed 2019 - 2022 Capital Budget                                           16

6.2      Civic and Partner Projects - Additional

           Information                                                                                            16

6.3      Coronation Community Recreation Centre - Design

           Completion                                                                                            16

6.4      Council-Requested Supplemental Information for

           2019-2022 Capital Budget                                                                 17

6.5      Crosswalk Infrastructure Improvements                                      17

6.6      Infrastructure Project Financing - Legislative

           Updates                                                                                                  17

7.        2019 - 2022 OPERATING BUDGET                                                 17

7.1      Proposed 2019-2022 Operating Budget                                        17

7.2      Program and Service Review Q4 2018 Update                           17

7.3      Council Committee Budgets                                                            18

7.4      Permanent Ride Transit Program - Transition                            18

7.5      Community Facility Partner Capital Grant  -

           Potential Program Demand and Budget Source                         19

7.6      Edmonton Transit Service Fare Policy - Transit

           Strategy Pillar 2: Establish a Balanced Approach

           to Operating Funding and Fare Policy                                           19

7.7      DATS Service Levels- Increased Demand and

           Alternative Service Providers                                                           19

7.8      Turf Maintenance Enhancement Program - Follow-up             20

7.9      Benchmarking and Productivity Analysis -

           (Fulltime Equivalents, Program and Service

           Review and Earned Days Off)                                                          20

7.10    Reduction of Proposed Tax Increase                                           20

7.11    Council-Requested Supplemental Information for

           2019-2022 Operating Budget                                                            25

7.12    Neighbourhood Revitalization 2.0 - Process for

           Identifying Outcomes                                                                         26

8.        2019 - 2022 UTILITIES BUDGET                                                     26

8.1      Waste Services 2019-2022 Proposed Operating Budget         26

8.2      Waste Services 2019-2022 Proposed Capital Budget               27

8.3      Blatchford Utility Proposed 2019-2022 Budget                           27

8.4      Council - Requested Supplemental Information for

           Waste Services  2019-2022 Proposed Capital Budget              28

9.        OFFICE OF THE CITY AUDITOR                                                     28

9.1      Office of the City Auditor 2019 - 2022 Proposed

           Budget                                                                                                    29

10.      PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           29

10.1    Intergovernmental Update - Verbal report                                    29

10.2    Intergovernmental Update on Advocacy                                      33

10.3    Financial Strategies Briefing                                                            36

10.3   Financial Strategies Briefing                                                             39

10.3   Financial Strategies Briefing                                                             43

11.     VOTE ON UTILITIES BUDGET AMENDMENTS                           46

12.     VOTE ON UTILITIES BUDGET MAIN MOTION                             46

13.     VOTE ON CAPITAL BUDGET AMENDMENTS                             46

          Capital Budget Amendment 19                                                         47

          Capital Budget Amendment 20                                                         76

          Capital Budget Amendment 21                                                         77

          Capital Budget Amendment 22                                                         78

          Capital Budget Amendment 23                                                         82

          Capital Budget Amendment 24                                                         86

          Capital Budget Amendment 25                                                         87

          Capital Budget Amendment 26                                                         89

          Capital Budget Amendment 27                                                         94

          Capital Budget Amendment 28                                                         95

          Capital Budget Amendment 29                                                         98

          Capital Budget Amendment 30                                                         98

          Capital Budget Amendment 31                                                         99

          Capital Budget Amendment 32                                                       101

          Capital Budget Amendment 33                                                       102

          Capital Budget Amendment 34                                                       103

          Capital Budget Amendment 35                                                       104

          Capital Budget Amendment 36                                                       105

          Capital Budget Amendment 37                                                       106

          Capital Budget Amendment 38                                                       107

          Capital Budget Amendment 39                                                       107

          Capital Budget Amendment 40                                                       110

          Capital Budget Amendment 41                                                       110

          Capital Budget Amendment 42                                                       112

          Capital Budget Amendment 43                                                       112

          Capital Budget Amendment 44                                                       113

          Capital Budget Amendment 45                                                       114

          Capital Budget Amendment 46                                                       115

          Capital Budget Amendment 47                                                       116

          Capital Budget Amendment 48                                                       117

          Capital Budget Amendment 49                                                       117                                                   

14.     VOTE ON OPERATING BUDGET AMENDMENTS                    118

          Operating Budget Amendment 1                                                    118

          Operating Budget Amendment 2                                                    119

          Operating Budget Amendment 3                                                    119

          Operating Budget Amendment 4                                                    120

          Operating Budget Amendment 5                                                    120

          Operating Budget Amendment 6                                                    121

          Operating Budget Amendment 7                                                    121

          Operating Budget Amendment 8                                                    121

          Operating Budget Amendment 9                                                    122

          Operating Budget Amendment 10                                                 122

          Operating Budget Amendment 11                                                 123

          Operating Budget Amendment 12                                                 124

          Operating Budget Amendment 13                                                 124

          Operating Budget Amendment 14                                                 125

          Operating Budget Amendment 15                                                 125

          Operating Budget Amendment 16                                                 125

          Operating Budget Amendment 17                                                 126

          Operating Budget Amendment 18                                                 126

          Operating Budget Amendment 19                                                 127

          Operating Budget Amendment 20                                                 128

          Operating Budget Amendment 21                                                 129

          Operating Budget Amendment 22                                                 129

          Operating Budget Amendment 23                                                 130

          Operating Budget Amendment 24                                                 130

          Operating Budget Amendment  25                                                130

          Operating Budget Amendment 26                                                 131

          Operating Budget Amendment 27                                                 131

          Operating Budget Amendment 28                                                 132

          Operating Budget Amendment 29                                                 133

          Operating Budget Amendment 30                                                 133

          Operating Budget Amendment 31                                                 134

          Operating Budget Amendment 32                                                 134

          Operating Budget Amendment 33                                                 134

          Operating Budget Amendment 34                                                 135

          Operating Budget Amendment 35                                                 135

          Operating Budget Amendment 36                                                 136

          Operating Budget Amendment 37                                                 136

          Operating Budget Amendment 38                                                 137

          Operating Budget Amendment 39                                                 137

          Operating Budget Amendment 40                                                 138

          Operating Budget Amendment 41                                                 138

          Operating Budget Amendment 42                                                 138

          Operating Budget Amendment 43                                                 139

          Operating Budget Amendment 44                                                 139

          Operating Budget Amendment 45                                                 139

          Operating Budget Amendment 46                                                 140

          Operating Budget Amendment 47                                                 140

          Operating Budget Amendment 48                                                 141

          Operating Budget Amendment 49                                                 141

          Operating Budget Amendment 50                                                 142

          Operating Budget Amendment 51                                                 142

          Operating Budget Amendment 52                                                 143

          Operating Budget Amendment 53                                                 143

          Operating Budget Amendment 54                                                 144

          Operating Budget Amendment 55                                                 144

          Operating Budget Amendment 56                                                 145

          Operating Budget Amendment 57                                                 147

          Operating Budget Amendment 58                                                 148

          Operating Budget Amendment 59                                                 150

          Operating Budget Amendment 60                                                 151

          Operating Budget Amendment 61                                                 152

          Operating Budget Amendment 62                                                 153

          Operating Budget Amendment 63                                                 155

          Operating Budget Amendment 64                                                 156

          Operating Budget Amendment 65                                                 158

          Operating Budget Amendment 66                                                 159

          Operating Budget Amendment 67                                                 160

15.     VOTE ON CAPITAL AND OPERATING BUDGET MAIN MOTION 161

16.     OTHER REPORTS                                                                             162

16.1   Sole Source Approval 2019 - 2022 Diesel Bus

          Engine Purchase                                                                                162

16.2   Edmonton Economic Development Corporation -

          Financial Reporting                                                                           163

16.3   Budget Debrief                                                                                   163

17.     BYLAWS                                                                                               164

17.1   Bylaw 18604 - To Amend Fee Schedule in the

          Business Licence Bylaw 13138                                                      164

17.2   Bylaw 18603 - To Amend Fee Schedule in the

          Vehicle for Hire Bylaw 17400                                                           165

17.3   Bylaw 17943 - Blatchford Renewable Energy Utility                166

17.4   Bylaw 18651 Waste Management Bylaw 17555,

          Amendment No. 3                                                                               166

17.5   Bylaw 18654 - A Bylaw to authorize the City of

          Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance

          Citizen Services Project, Edmonton Soccer

          Association South Soccer Centre Expansion                            167

17.6   Bylaw 18062 - A Bylaw to authorize the City of

          Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance

          Coronation Community Recreation Centre                                 168

19.     OPERATING BUDGET SUBSEQUENT MOTIONS                    169

19.1   Operating Subsequent Motion 1                                                    169

19.2   Operating Subsequent Motion 2                                                    170

19.3   Operating Subsequent Motion 3                                                    171

19.4   Operating Subsequent Motion 4                                                    172

19.5   Operating Subsequent Motion 5                                                    172

19.6   Operating Subsequent Motion 6                                                    173

19.7   Operating Subsequent Motion 7                                                    175

19.8   Operating Subsequent Motion 8                                                    176

19.9   Operating Subsequent Motion 9                                                    177

19.11 Operating Subsequent Motion 11                                                 179

19.12 Operating Subsequent Motion 12                                                 180

19.13 Operating Subsequent Motion 13                                                 181

19.14 Operating Subsequent Motion 14                                                 182

19.16 Operating Subsequent Motion 16                                                 184

19.17 Operating Subsequent Motion 17                                                 185

19.18 Operating Subsequent Motion 18                                                 186

18.     NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

          NOTICE                                                                                                 187

20.1   FCM Endorsement (B. Esslinger)                                                  187

20.2   Priority based Budget - High Level Workplan (M.

             Walters)                                                                                              189

18.     CAPITAL BUDGET SUBSEQUENT MOTIONS                           191

18.5   Capital Budget Subsequent Motion 5                                          191

18.7   Capital Budget Subsequent Motion 7                                          191

18.8   Capital Budget Subsequent Motion 8                                          193

19.     ADJOURNMENT                                                                                194

 

 

 

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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 9:37 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 M. Nickel – B. Banga:

 

 

 

That the November 28, 2018, City Council Budget meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:


1. That the following sections of Council Procedures Bylaw 18155 be waived:

• (43) The Chair must leave the chair to ask questions or speak to an item on the agenda for a Council meeting.
• 28(1) A Councillor may not amend their own motion.
• 28(5) During debate on an amendment to a motion, Councillors may only debate the amendment. (only pertains to amendment and main motion)
• 38(3) Subject to subsection (2), during a Council meeting a Councillor may only ask questions and speak once in relation to a single item for a maximum of 5 minutes each. (for Capital and Operating only)

 

and that Attachment 1.1 be approved with the following change:

That the followig be added as bullet 5 for the Voting on Amendments section:

All Service Packages and Capital Projects not selected will roll over to future supplemental budget adjustments and remove note 2 from the Agencies section.

2. Additions:

6.2 Civic and Partner Projects - Additional Information

8.4 Council - Requested Supplemental Information for Waste Services 2019-2022 Proposed Capital Budget

7.12 Neighbourhood Revitalization 2.0 - Process for Identifying Outcomes

16.2 Edmonton Economic Development Corporation – Financial Reporting

17.4 Bylaw 18651 Waste Management Bylaw 17555, Amendment No. 3

3. Replacement pages:

6.1 Proposed 2019-2022 Capital Budget
337         Updated Operating Impacts of Capital in Profile #19-90-4100

603 - 604   Updated information on Profile

287 - 289   Revised estimate on Profile

593            Updated project description on Project # 100012

628 - 633   Updated profile number references (Revised #2)

4. Orders of the Day:

That the Orders of the Day be changed for item 5.3 – Edmonton Economic Development Corporation and 16.2 - Edmonton Economic Development Corporation - Financial Reporting, to be time specific as first items of business at 1:30 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - M. Banga:

 

 

 

 

That the following reports be added:

·         6.6 Infrastructure Project Financing - Legislative Updates

·         7.9 Benchmarking and Productivity Analysis - (Fulltime Equivalents, Program and Service Review and Earned Days Off)

·         7.10 Reduction of Proposed Tax Increase

·         7.11 Council-Requested Supplemental Information for 2019-2022 Operating Budget

·         10.1 Intergovernmental Update - PRIVATE
(Sections 21, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

That the following report be added:

·         10.3 Financial Strategies Briefing - PRIVATE (Sections 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the following reports be added:

·         17.5 - Bylaw 18654 - A Bylaw to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance Citizen Services Project, Edmonton Soccer Association South Soccer Centre Expansion

·         17.6 - Bylaw 18062 - A Bylaw to authorize the City of Edmonton to undertake, construct and finance Coronation Community Recreation Centre

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

1.3

Protocol Items

 

 

Grace Martin Elementary School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 6 class from Grace Martin Elementary School and their teachers, Mrs. Hussain – Ahmed and Mrs. Schriner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global TESOL College (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the ELL class from Global TESOL College and their teacher, J. Muckle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Finch School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 6 class from Elizabeth Finch School and their teachers, T. Lazarick, A. Burns, M. St. Laurent and
Y. Leung.

 

 

 

 

 

 

McKee School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Day of Action Against Violence (B. Esslinger)

 

 

 

Councilor B. Esslinger, on behalf of City Councilm aknowledged that December 6 is the National Day of Rememberence and Action of Violence Against Women.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grande Prairie Mayor B. Given (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

On behalf of City Council, Mayor D. Iveson acknowledged and welcomed Mayor B. Given of Grande Prairie.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youngstown School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Lila Fahlman School (D. Iveson)

 

 

 

Mayor D. Iveson, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the Grade 6 class from Dr. Lila Fahlman school and their teachers, K. Wakefield and V. French.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

3.

STATUS REPORTS - NONE

4.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

 

 

There were no Councillor Inquiries.

 

 

 

 

 

5.

CIVIC AGENCY PRESENTATIONS ON THE CAPITAL AND OPERATING BUDGET - NOVEMBER 29, 2018 - 9:30 A.M.

 

Moved M. Nickel - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

1.    That the November 29/30, 2018, Civic Agencies presentations (items 5.1 - 5.11 of the 2019-2022 City Council budget agenda), be received for information.

2.    That the November 27, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_6587, be received for information.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

5.1

Edmonton Police Commission

 

 

 

K. Brezinski, Police Cheif, T. O'Brien, A. Murphy,
J. Graham, Edmonton Police Service made a presentation and answered Council's questions. C. Schafer,
D. Juninville, T. Bechtold and L. Revell, Edmonton Police Service, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - A. Knack:

 

 

 

Memorandum - 5 Year Overview of Standard Clearance Rates and Calls to Service

That Edmonton Police Commission provide City Council with a memorandum that includes the following information:

1.    a five-year overview by year of the standard clearance rates used by Edmonton Police Service and, if available, the projected clearance rates for the next four years.

2.    a five-year overview by year of the calls to service by high level category and, if available, the projected calls to service by these same categories for the next four years.

Police Commission

 

Due Date: Nov. 30, 2018

(Memo received - see meeting file.)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

5.2

Edmonton Public Library

 

 

 

P. Martinez, Edmonton Public Library, made a presentation. G. Monai, Edmonton Public Library, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

5.3

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

 

 

 

D. Hudson, C. Watson and G. McKinley, Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

5.4

Edmonton Arts Council

 

 

 

S. Shahani, Edmonton Arts Council, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Walters:

 

 

 

Unfunded Operating Service Package for the Arts Common 118 project

That Administration bring forward, in time for operating deliberations, an unfunded operating profile for the Arts Common 118 project as presented by the Edmonton Community Development Company.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due Date: Nov. 28, 2018 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

5.5

Edmonton Combative Sports Commission

 

 

 

S. Phipps, Edmonton Combative Sports Commission, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

5.6

Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

 

 

 

L. Cunningham-Shepeley, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. M. Makarechian, F. Porter and
C. Johnson, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

5.7

Edmonton Heritage Council

 

 

 

A. Abboud and D. Ridley, Edmonton Heritage Council, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

5.8

Greater Edmonton Foundation

 

 

 

A. Mazoleski, Greater Edmonton Foundation, made a presentation. R. Swonek, Greater Edmonton Foundation, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

5.9

REACH Edmonton

 

 

 

L. McConnan, Reach Edmonton, made a presentation.
J. Fox, L. Viarobo and J. McCoy, Reach Edmonton, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

5.10

Telus World of Science

 

 

 

A. Nursall, Telus World of Science, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

5.11

Edmonton Screen Industries

 

 

 

J. Millern, C. Bruce and L. Tremblay, Edmonton Screen Industries, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

6.

2019 - 2022 CAPITAL BUDGET (See Section 13 for Capital Budget Amendments)  

6.1

Proposed 2019 - 2022 Capital Budget

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the 2019-2022 Capital Budget for tax-supported operations in the amount of $5.156 billion, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the October 23, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_6388, comprised of

$4.305 billion in 2019-2022 and $0.851 billion in 2023 and beyond, be approved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, City Manager, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, C. Hodgson, C. Padbury and R. Kits, Financial and Corporate Services; A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, J. Meliefste, B. Latte and
C. Walbaum, Integrated Infrastructure Services; R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager and R. Jevne, Citizen Services;
K. Block, Fire Chief; P. Ohm, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

6.2

Civic and Partner Projects - Additional Information

 

 

 

This item was dealt with.

 

6.3

Coronation Community Recreation Centre - Design Completion

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

1.    That Administration complete the design of the Coronation Community Recreation Centre, funded through existing Capital Profile 15-21-5801, and in accordance with the steps outlined in Integrated Infrastructure Services reprot CR_6404.

2.    That a single source agreement, as outlined in the November 28, 2018, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_6404, Office of the City Manager, for an amount not to exceed   $4 million CAD including GST, between the City of Edmonton and Dub Architects Ltd., and Hughes Condon Marler Architects to complete the project design be approved, and that the agreement be in form and content acceptable to the City Manager.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 


Office of the City Manager

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

6.4

Council-Requested Supplemental Information for 2019-2022 Capital Budget

 

 

 

This item was dealt with.

 

6.5

Crosswalk Infrastructure Improvements

 

 

 

This item was dealt with.

 

6.6

Infrastructure Project Financing - Legislative Updates

 

7.

2019 - 2022 OPERATING BUDGET (See Section 14 for Operating Budget Amendments)  

7.1

Proposed 2019-2022 Operating Budget

 

 

Moved M. Walters – S. McKeen:
(moved at the October 23, 2018, City Council meeting)

 

 

 

1.  That the 2019 Operating Budget be approved as follows:

Total tax-supported operations with revenues of $2,980,718,000 and expenditures of $2,980,718,000. Tax-supported operations revenue of $2,980,718,000 includes:

 

a) Revenue based on a total property and payment-in-lieu tax levy estimated to be $1,648,934,000 (0.5% general tax increase, 0.6% for Valley Line LRT, 0.3% for Alley Renewal, and 1.2% for Edmonton Police Service.)
b) Estimated non-tax revenue of $1,331,784,000.

 

2. The Municipal Enterprises operating budget includes:

 

a) Land Enterprise with revenues of $41,428,000 and expenditures of $27,160,000.
b) Blatchford Redevelopment Project with revenues of $8,627,000 and expenditures of $12,629,000.

 

3. The Community Revitalization Levies operating budget includes:

 

a) Belvedere Community Revitalization Levy with revenues of $6,283,000 and expenditures of $6,283,000.

b) Capital City Downtown Community Revitalization Levy with revenues of $22,353,000 and expenditures of $22,353,000.

 

4. Non-cash 2019 budget adjustments for amortization of $536,612,000 and contributed assets of $128,975,000.

 

5. That the 2020 Operating Budget be approved as follows:

Total tax-supported operations with revenues of $3,070,849,000 and expenditures of $3,070,849,000. Tax -supported operations revenue of $3,070,849,000 includes:

 

a) Revenue based on a total property and payment-in-lieu tax levy estimated to be $1,721,950,000 (0.6% general tax increase, 0.6% for Valley Line LRT,  0.4% for Alley Renewal, and 1.0% for Edmonton Police Service.)

b) Estimated non-tax revenue of $1,348,899,000.

 

6. The Municipal Enterprises operating budget includes:

 

a) Land Enterprise with revenues of $36,165,000 and expenditures of $28,989,000.
b) Blatchford Redevelopment Project with revenues of $16,525,000 and expenditures of $18,392,000.

 

7. The Community Revitalization Levies operating budget includes: 

 

a) Belvedere Community Revitalization Levy with revenues of $5,080,000 and expenditures of $5,080,000.
 b) Capital City Downtown Community Revitalization Levy with revenues of $28,814,000 and expenditures of $28,814,000.
c) The Quarters Revitalization Levy with revenues of $6,518,000 and expenditures of $6,518,000.

 

8. Non-cash 2020 budget adjustments for amortization of $592,199,000 and contributed assets of $128,975,000.

 

That the 2021 Operating Budget be approved as follows:

 

 9. Total tax-supported operations with revenues of $3,171,483,000 and expenditures of $3,171,483,000. Tax-supported operations revenue of $3,171,483,000 includes:

 

a) Revenue based on a total property and payment-in-lieu tax levy estimated to be $1,801,980,000 (1.1% general tax increase, 0.3% for Valley Line LRT, 0.3% for Alley Renewal, and 0.9% for Edmonton Police Service.)

b) Estimated non-tax revenue of $1,369,503,000.

 

10. The Municipal Enterprises operating budget includes:

 

a) Land Enterprise with revenues of $23,150,000 and expenditures of $21,149,000.

b) Blatchford Redevelopment Project with revenues of $22,304,000 and expenditures of $15,884,000.

 

11. The Community Revitalization Levies operating budget includes:

 

a) Belvedere Community Revitalization Levy with revenues of $2,405,000 and expenditures of $2,405,000.

b) Capital City Downtown Community Revitalization Levy with revenues of $31,979,000 and expenditures of $31,979,000.

c) The Quarters Revitalization Levy with revenues of $7,484,000 and expenditures of $7,484,000.

12. Non-cash 2021 budget adjustments for amortization of $630,823,000 and contributed assets of $128,975,000.

 

That the 2022 Operating Budget be approved as follows:

 

13. Total tax-supported operations with revenues of $3,269,078,000 and expenditures of $3,269,078,000. Tax -supported operations revenue of $3,269,078,000 includes:

 

a) Revenue based on a total property and payment-in-lieu tax levy estimated to be $1,885,191,000 (1.1% general tax increase, 0.3% for Valley Line LRT, 0.3% for Alley Renewal, and 0.9% for Edmonton Police Service.

b) Estimated non-tax revenue of $1,383,887,000.

 

14. The Municipal Enterprises operating budget includes:

 

a) Land Enterprise with revenues of $39,910,000 and expenditures of $36,270,000.

b) Blatchford Redevelopment Project with revenues of $28,785,000 and expenditures of $30,787,000.

 

15. The Community Revitalization Levies operating budget includes:

 

a) Belvedere Community Revitalization Levy with revenues of $1,934,000 and expenditures of $1,934,000.

b) Capital City Downtown Community Revitalization Levy with revenues of $35,272,000 and expenditures of $35,272,000.

c) The Quarters Revitalization Levy with revenues of $7,480,000 and expenditures of $7,480,000.

 

16. Non-cash 2022 budget adjustments for amortization of $643,571,000 and contributed assets of $128,975,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, City Manager, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, M. Dowler, M Petigara, 
S. Padbury and C. Hodgson, Financial and Corporate Services; R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, J. Foord, 
D. Aitken and C. Kjenner, Citizen Services; G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager and E. Robar, City Operations;
C. Walbaum, Integrated Infrastructure Services; P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, S. McCabe and
P. Ohm, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Delopment; C. Owen, Deputy City Manager and M. Sturgeon, Communications and Engagement; and K. Armstrong, Deputy City Manager, Employee Services; answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

7.2

Program and Service Review Q4 2018 Update

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

1.    That the November 6, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6433, be received for information.

2.    That Attachment 4 of the November 6, 2018, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development report CR_6433 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 of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Urban Form and Corp. Strategic Dev.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.3

Council Committee Budgets

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the November 6, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_5934, be received for information.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.4

Permanent Ride Transit Program - Transition

 

 

Moved A. Knack - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the Ride Transit program eligibility be expanded to include a sliding scale model and support for individuals who experience income changes during the year.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.5

Community Facility Partner Capital Grant - Potential Program Demand and Budget Source

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the November 28, 2018, Citizen Services report CR_6251, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.6

Edmonton Transit Service Fare Policy - Transit Strategy Pillar 2: Establish a Balanced Approach to Operating Funding and Fare Policy

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Attachment 7 be added to the November 28, 2018, City Operations report CR_5931.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.7

DATS Service Levels- Increased Demand and Alternative Service Providers

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the November 28, 2018, City Operations report CR_6556, be received for information.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.8

Turf Maintenance Enhancement Program - Follow-up

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the November 28, 2018, City Operations report CR_6559, be received for information.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.9

Benchmarking and Productivity Analysis - (Fulltime Equivalents, Program and Service Review and Earned Days Off)

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the November 28, 2018 Financial and Corporate Services report CR_6467, be received for information.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.10

Reduction of Proposed Tax Increase

 

 

Moved M. Banga - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Council meet in private pursuant to sections 17, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in private at 2:16 p.m. on December 3, 2018, pursuant to sections 17, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson (Mayor)

·         M. Banga (Councillor)

·         T. Cartmell (Councillor)

·         T. Caterina (Councillor)

·         J. Dziadyk (Councillor)

·         B. Esslinger (Councillor)

·         S. Hamilton (Councillor)

·         B. Henderson (Councillor)

·         A. Knack (Councillor)

·         S. McKeen (Councillor)

·         M. Nickel (Councillor)

·         A. Paquette (Councillor)

·         M. Walters (Councillor)

·         L. Cochrane, City Manager

·         L. Sahli, City Clerk

·         D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk

·         R. Yusuf, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services

·         T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         M. Dowler, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

·         K. Armstrong, Deputy City Manager, Employee Services

·         R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services

·         G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations

·         P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - M. Banga:

 

 

 

That Council meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in public at 11:30 a.m., on December 4, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved A. Knack - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the November 28, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_6462, be referred back to Administration to prepare Attachment 4.

Financial and Corp. Svcs.

Due by:
Dec. 4, 2018

(Received and attached to meeting file.)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved M. Banga - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Council meet in private pursuant to sections 17, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in private at 2:22 p.m., on December 4, 2018, pursuant to sections 21, 24 and 25, of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson (Mayor)

·         M. Banga (Councillor)

·         T. Cartmell (Councillor)

·         T. Caterina (Councillor)

·         J. Dziadyk (Councillor)

·         B. Esslinger (Councillor)

·         S. Hamilton (Councillor)

·         Knack (Councillor)

·         S. McKeen (Councillor)

·         M. Nickel (Councillor)

·         Paquette (Councillor)

·         M. Walters (Councillor)

·         L. Cochrane, City Manager

·         L. Sahli, City Clerk

·         D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk

·         T. Orbell, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development

·         G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations

·         K. Armstrong, Deputy City Manager, Employee Services

·         M. Dowler, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         S. Padbury, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services

·         A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

Council met in public at 2:27 p.m., on December 4, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved A. Knack - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

1.    That Attachment 3 - Summary of Potential Saving Strategies (Private), Attachment  4 - Summary of Amendments Made and Action Required (Public), and Attachment 5 - Additional Information Required (Private),  be added to the November 28, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_6618.

Further Options for Reducing Tax Levy 2019-2022

2.    That the actions outlined in Attachment 5 as amended be approved and that Administration return with an update.

3.    That Attachments 3 and 5 of the November 28, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_6618, remain private pursuant to sections 17, 18 and 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

Due by:
Feb. 26, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved S. Hamilton - J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

Further Options for Reducing Tax Levy 2019-2022

That Administration bring more information on options S and T, as outlined in Attachment 1, for reducing the tax levy and return to the second Council meeting in February 2019 prior to the mill rate.

Citizen Svcs.

Due by:
Feb. 26, 2019

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved S. McKeen - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That further to option O, the fire hydrant cost recovery report be circulated to City Council by memo.

 

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due by:
Dec. 14, 2018

City Council Budget

(Received and attached to meeting file.)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.11

Council-Requested Supplemental Information for 2019-2022 Operating Budget

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the November 28, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_6618, be received for information.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

7.12

Neighbourhood Revitalization 2.0 - Process for Identifying Outcomes

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the November 28, 2018, Citizen Services report CR_6619, be received for information.

Citizen Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

8.

2019 - 2022 UTILITIES BUDGET

8.1

Waste Services 2019-2022 Proposed Operating Budget

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the 2019-2022 Waste Services Operating Budget for the Waste Services Utility, as set out in Attachment 1 of the November 16, 2018, City Operations report CR_6138, be approved as follows:

1.    2019 Operating Budget with revenues of $230,929,000 and expenditures of $218,692,000.

2.    2020 Operating Budget with revenues of $231,581,000 and expenditures of $219,333,000.

3.    2021 Operating Budget with revenues of $240,116,000 and expenditures of $229,612,000.

4.    2022 Operating Budget with revenues of $249,072,000 and expenditures of $234,450,000.

5.    That the Waste Services Utility rates and fees, as set out in Attachment 1 of the November 16, 2018, City Operations report CR_6138, be approved.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

8.2

Waste Services 2019-2022 Proposed Capital Budget

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the 2019-2022 Waste Services Capital Budget in the amount of $277.6 million, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the November 16, 2018, City Operations report CR_6139, comprised of $264.6 million in 2019-2022 and $13 million in 2023 and beyond, be approved, with the following amendment:

·         That the profile recommended in line 16 of Attachment 1 of the November 16, 2018, City Operations report CR_ 6139, in the amount of $54.35 million, remain unfunded.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

8.3

Blatchford Utility Proposed 2019-2022 Budget

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

1.    That the 2019 Operating Budget for the Blatchford Renewable Energy Utility with revenues of $0.536 million and expenditures of $2.115 million, be approved.

2.    That the 2020 Operating Budget for the Blatchford Renewable Energy Utility with revenues of $0.161 million and expenditures of $2.627 million, be approved.

3.    That the 2021 Operating Budget for the Blatchford Renewable Energy Utility with revenues of $0.445 million and expenditures of $2.501 million, be approved.

4.    That the 2022 Operating Budget for the Blatchford Renewable Energy Utility with revenues of $0.747 million and expenditures of $2.614 million, be approved.

5.    That the 2019-2022 Capital Budget for the Blatchford Renewable Energy Utility in the amount of $1.431 million, be approved.

6.    That the Blatchford Renewable Energy Utility 2019 Rate, as outlined in Attachment 2 of the October 25, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services report CR_6372, be approved.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

8.4

Council - Requested Supplemental Information for Waste Services  2019-2022 Proposed Capital Budget

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the November 28, 2018, City Operations report CR_6639, be received for information.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Utility  Budget Subsequent Motion 1

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

Advocacy on District Energy Projects - Verbal

That Administration provide a verbal report on advocacy relative to grant funding for district energy projects.

City Ops.

Due Date: Nov. 28, 2018

City Council Budget

(Received and attached to meeting file.)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

9.

OFFICE OF THE CITY AUDITOR

9.1

Office of the City Auditor 2019 - 2022 Proposed Budget

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That the Office of the City Auditor’s 2019 - 2022 Budget, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the November 9, 2018, Office of the City Auditor report CR_6555, be approved.

Office of the
City Auditor

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

10.

PRIVATE REPORTS

 

Moved M. Nickel - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Council meet in private pursuant to sections 21, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in private at 10:49 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

10.1

Intergovernmental Update - Verbal report

 

 

 

Council met in private at 10:49 a.m., on November 30, 2018, pursuant to sections 21, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson (Mayor)

·         M. Banga (Councillor)

·         T. Cartmell (Councillor)

·         T. Caterina (Councillor)

·         J. Dziadyk (Councillor)

·         B. Esslinger (Councillor)

·         S. Hamilton (Councillor)

·         B. Henderson (Councillor)

·         A. Knack (Councillor)

·         S. McKeen (Councillor)

·         M. Nickel (Councillor)

·         A. Paquette (Councillor)

·         M. Walters (Councillor)

·         L. Cochrane, City Manager

·         L. Sahli, City Clerk

·         D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk

·         R. Yusuf, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services

·         T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         R. Kabalin, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         Y. Oke, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         A. McCalla, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

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

·         J. Johnson, Financial and Corporate Services (Law) (Legal advisor)

Council met in public at 3:11 p.m, on November 30, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Administration present the following projects to the Edmonton Municipal Regional Board for endorsement and submit to the Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund:

·         Terwillegar Drive Expressway (Transit/Active Modes)

·         Stadium LRT Station Upgrade

·         New Transit Bus Garage - Planning and Design

·         Electric Bus Purchase

·         Transit Priority Improvements (Heritage Park and Ride - Century Park and other locations)

·         Renewal of Transit assets  (various locations)

·         Active Modes various locations with Transit Connections
40th Avenue LRT planning and design

·         Central LRT Planning and Design and Updated preliminary design and planning Design for the Gorman Extension and 50th street park and ride planning and design.

 

 

Moved M. Walters - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the above-noted Motion on the Floor be referred to Administration to return on December 1, 2018, with suggested adjustments.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due Date: Dec. 1, 2018

(Received and attached to meeting file.)

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the November 28, 2018, Verbal report on Intergovernmental Update remain private pursuant to sections 21 (disclosure harmful to intergovernmental relations), 24 (advice from officials) and 25 (disclosure harmful to economic and other interests of a public body) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With unanimous consent of Council, Councillor
B. Henderson withdrew the following motion:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger – S. Hamilton:

Withdrawn

 

 

That Administration present the following projects to the Edmonton Municipal Regional Board for endorsement and submit to the Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund:

  • Terwillegar Drive Expressway (Transit/Active Modes)
  • Stadium LRT Station Upgrade
  • New Transit Bus Garage - Planning and Design
  • Electric Bus Purchase
  • Transit Priority Improvements (Heritage Park and Ride - Century Park and other locations)

·         Replacement and growth for the Light Rail Vehicles

·         Renewal of Transit facilities  (various locations)

·         Active Modes various locations with Transit Connections

·         40th Avenue LRT planning and design

·         Central LRT Planning and Design and Updated preliminary design and planning Design for the Gorman Extension

·         50th street park and ride planning and design.

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Administration present the following projects to the EMRB for endorsement and submit to the Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund:

·         Terwillegar Expressway (Transit/Active Modes)

·         Stadium LRT Station Upgrade

·         New Transit Bus Garage - Planning & Design

·         Electric Bus Purchase

·         Transit Priority Improvements (HV PnR - Century Park and other locations)

·         Renewal of Transit Assets (various locations)

·         40th Avenue LRT planning and design

·         50th street park and ride planning and design

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson,

A. Knack, S. McKeen, M. Nickel, M. Walters, M. Banga,
J. Dziadyk, A. Paquette, S. Hamilton, T. Cartmell

 

 

Motion as Amended, put T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the following required amendments be approved, with all funding held in abeyance until a report returns to Council at the Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment, outlining the actual grant funding received and revised funding sources if needed

  1. That a new profile called Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund - Infrastructure Planning and Design be created and increased by
    $35 million to fund planning and design of a new transit garage, with funding with 40% Alberta Community Transit Fund grant and 60% debt financing and held in abeyance subject to approval of the Alberta Community Transit Fund grant application.
  2. That a new profile called Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund - Fleet be created and increased by $25 million to fund the purchase of electric buses, with funding of 50% ACT grant and 50% debt financing and held in abeyance subject to approval of the ACT grant application.
  3. That the profile called Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund - Infrastructure Planning and Design be increased by $4 million to fund planning and design of transit priority improvements, with funding from 40% Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund and 60% debt financing and held in abeyance subject to approval of the Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund application.
  4. That a new profile called Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund - Infrastructure Delivery be created and increased by $46 million to fund delivery of transit priority improvements, with funding with 40% Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund and 60% debt financing and held in abeyance subject to approval of the Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund application.
  5. That the funding source for profile CM-21-0000 Public Transit - Renewal be changed from Pay As You Go to include $6M of ACT funding (representing 40% of a total $15M of eligible transit infrastructure renewal) subject to approval of the grant application.
  6. That the funding source for profile CM-66-3600 Bus Fleet & Equipment Rehab & Replacement be changed from Pay As You Go to include $6M of Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund funding (representing 40% of a total 15M of eligible transit infrastructure renewal) subject to approval of the grant application.
  7. That the profile called Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund - Infrastructure Planning and Design be increased by $5 million to fund planning and design of the 50th street park and ride, with funding with 40% Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund and 60% debt financing and held in abeyance subject to approval of the Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund application.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

Due by:
Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

10.2

Intergovernmental Update on Advocacy

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That Council meet in private pursuant to sections 21, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in private at 2:22 p.m., on December 4, 2018, pursuant to sections 21, 24 and 25, of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson (Mayor)

·         M. Banga (Councillor)

·         T. Cartmell (Councillor)

·         T. Caterina (Councillor)

·         J. Dziadyk (Councillor)

·         B. Esslinger (Councillor)

·         S. Hamilton (Councillor)

·         A. Knack (Councillor)

·         S. McKeen (Councillor)

·         M. Nickel (Councillor)

·         A. Paquette (Councillor)

·         M. Walters (Councillor)

·         L. Cochrane, City Manager

·         L. Sahli, City Clerk

·         D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk

·         T. Orbell, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services

·         T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services

·         P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development

·         G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations

·         K. Armstrong, Deputy City Manager, Employee Services

·         L. Cochrane, City Manager

·         M. Dowler, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         S. Padbury, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services

·         C. Fleske, (Subject matter expert)

·         T. Lumsden, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         R. Kabalin, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         D. Nielsen, Office of the Mayor (Subject matter expert)

·         R. Kelly, Office of the Mayor (Subject matter expert)

·         S. Ebrahim, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         Y. Oke, Communications and Engagement (Subject matter expert)

·         B. McNabb, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         D. Raudebaugh, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert) 

Council met in public at 2:27 p.m., on December 4, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the November 28, 2018, Verbal report on Intergovernmental Update on Advocacy be received for information and remain private pursuant to sections 21, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

10.3

Financial Strategies Briefing

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - A. Knack:

 

 

 

That Council meet in private pursuant to sections 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in private at 10:01 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Council meet in public.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in public at 10:22 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council met in private at 10:01 a.m., on
December 5, 2018, pursuant to sections 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

In Attendance:

·         D. Iveson (Mayor)

·         M. Banga (Councillor)

·         T. Cartmell (Councillor)

·         T. Caterina (Councillor)

·         J. Dziadyk (Councillor)

·         B. Esslinger (Councillor)

·         S. Hamilton (Councillor)

·         B. Henderson (Councillor)

·         A. Knack (Councillor)

·         S. McKeen (Councillor)

·         M. Nickel (Councillor)

·         A. Paquette (Councillor)

·         M. Walters (Councillor)

·         L. Sahli, City Clerk

·         D. Beaudry, Deputy City Clerk

·         R. Yusuf, Office of the City Clerk (Meeting Clerk)

·         L. Cochrane, City Manager

·         A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services

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

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

·         R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services

·         G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations

·         P. Ross, Acting Deputy City Manager, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development

·         W. Gnenz, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         J. Chase, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

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

·         J. Foord, Citizen Services (Subject matter expert)

·         R. Jevne,  Citizen Services (Subject matter expert)

·         N. Anderson, Citizen Services (Subject matter expert)

·         R. Klatchuk, Communications and Engagement  (Subject matter expert)

·         P. Ohm, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Hodgson, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         S. McCabe, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         S. Padbury, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Giesbrecht, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

·         K. Block, Fire Chief (Subject matter expert)

·         M. Dowler, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         C. Walbaum, Integrated Infrastructure Services (Subject matter expert)

·         T. Shewchuk, City Operations (Subject matter expert)

·         D. Hales, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development (Subject matter expert)

·         D. Aitken, Citizen Services (Subject matter expert)

·         M. Sturgeon, Communications and Engagement  (Subject matter expert)

·         S. Ebrahim, Communications and Engagement  (Subject matter expert)

·         R. Kits,  Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         K. Gibson, Office of the City Clerk (Subject matter expert)

·         R. Barkway, Communications and Engagement  (Subject matter expert)

·         J. Cobb, Office of the City Manager (Subject matter expert)

·         D. Traynor, Employee Services (Subject matter expert)

·         B. Bryks, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

·         A. Didluck, Financial and Corporate Services (Subject matter expert)

Council met in public at 10:22 a.m., on
December 5, 2018.

 

 

Moved M. Walters - M. Banga:

 

 

 

That the December 5, 2018, Financial and Corporate Services Verbal report on Financial Strategies Briefing be received for informaion and remain private pursuant to sections 24 (advice from officials) and 25 (disclosure harmful to the economic interests of a public body) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

11.

VOTE ON UTILITIES BUDGET AMENDMENTS (See Section 8)

12.

VOTE ON UTILITIES BUDGET MAIN MOTION (See Section 8)

13.

VOTE ON CAPITAL BUDGET AMENDMENTS

 

Moved D. Iveson - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the package of capital amendments be referred to Administration to analyze the debt impacts, funding available, and prioritization of the roadway and streets items.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due Date:
Dec. 4, 2018

City Council Budget

(Received and attached to meeting file.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T. Burge, Chief Financial Office and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services; L. Cochrane, City Manager; and A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services; and T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.
L. Cochrane City Manager; and J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered Council’s questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 1

 

 

 

T. Berthold and J. Graham, Edmonton Police Service, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved S. Hamilton - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

CP 1.1

Edmonton Police Commission - Efficiency Factor Business Case

That the funding source for the helicopter in the Edmonton Police Commission budget be changed to up to $6.2 million in borrowing, with the funding to be held in debt room subject to a report returning to Committee from the Edmonton Police Commission with a business case on how saving from the efficiency factor could repay the borrowing costs.

Police Commission

Due by:
Mar. 20, 2019

Community and Pub. Svcs. Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

B. Esslinger, M. Nickel

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - T. Cartmell:

 

 

 

CP1

That the Edmonton Police Commission 2019-2022 Capital budget be decreased by $6.2 million from capital profile number 19-60-1402, Helicopter Replacement.

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

B. Henderson, A. Knack, M. Nickel, M. Walters, J. Dziadyk, A. Paquette

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

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

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 2

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That capital profile number CM-66-2566 be increased by $20,000,000 to fund LED Streetlight Conversion project, for delivery, with funding from debt financing.

City Ops.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services; and G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

J. Dziadyk

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 3

 

 

 

T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services; A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager and J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That capital profile number CM-10-1012 be increased by $16,500,000 to fund Onsite Microgeneration Solar Voltaics project, for project planning, design and delivery, with funding from debt financing.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel, M. Banga

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 4

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That capital profile number CM-40-4040 be increased by $100,000 and CM-40-9000 be increased by $1,800,000, to add and fund CP Rail Shared Use Path Right of Way for planning, design, and delivery, with funds from available funding sources (of which $270,000 in one time funding comes from transfer from operating FSR for Edmonton Tower), and add to project southside core bike network.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services; and A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

D. Iveson, T. Caterina, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson,
A. Knack, S. McKeen, T. Cartmell

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel, M. Walters, M. Banga, J. Dziadyk, A. Paquette, S. Hamilton

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 5

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - T. Cartmell:

 

 

 

That capital profile CM-10-1010 be increased by $2,300,000 to fund Rollie Miles Leisure Centre, with funds from available funding sources.

 

 

Moved M. Walters - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the following amendment on the floor on Capital Budget Amendment 5 be postponed to the Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment:

Moved B. Henderson – T. Cartmell (Made at the November 28, 2018, City Council Budget meeting):

That capital profile CM-10-1010 be increased by $2,300,000 to fund Rollie Miles Leisure Centre, with funds from available funding sources.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.


Due by:
Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Dziadyk

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 6

 

 

 

J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services; and P. Ohm, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That capital profile number CM-20-2020 be increased by $2,000,000 to fund 101 Avenue (76 Street - 50 Street) Streetscape for planning and design, with funding from available funding sources.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel, J. Dziadyk, T. Cartmell

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 7

 

 

Amendment moved S. McKeen - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That capital profile number CM-30-3030 be increased by $250,000 and capital profile CM-99-9000 be increased by $1,550,000, to fund the Urban Tree Canopy project, from available funding sources.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters - J. Dziadyk:

 

 

 

That the following amendment on the floor be referred to Administration to return to the Fall 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment:

Moved S. McKeen – S. Hamilton (Made at the November 28, 2018, City Council Budget meeting):

That capital profile number CM-30-3030 be increased by $250,000 and capital profile CM-99-9000 be increased by $1,550,000, to fund the Urban Tree Canopy project, from available funding sources.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

Due by:
Fall 2019
Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 8

 

 

Amendment moved B. Esslinger – T. Cartmell:

 

 

 

That the amount of tax supported debt included in capital profile number 15-21-5801 (Coronation Community Recreation Centre) be increased by $16,000,000 corresponding to an equal decrease in partner funding, to be offset by grants if available. 

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, City Manager; A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services; and R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager and R. Jevne, Citizen Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel, M. Banga

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 9

 

 

Amendment moved B. Esslinger – B. Henderson

 

 

 

That capital profile number CM-10-1010, be increased by $2,600,000 to fund the Woodcroft Library Expansion project planning and design, with funds from available funding sources.

 

 

Motion moved A. Knack – S. McKeen

 

 

 

That the following amendment on the floor be postponed to the Spring 2020 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment:

Moved B. Esslinger – B. Henderson (Made at the November 28, 2018, City Council Budget meeting):

That capital profile number CM-10-1010, be increased by $2,600,000 to fund the Woodcroft Library Expansion project planning and design, with funds from available funding sources.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.


Due by:
Spring 2020
Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

J. Dziadyk

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 10

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That capital profile CM-99-9000 be increased by $750,000 to fund planning and design to checkpoint 4 of the 118 Avenue/101 Street Traffic Circle Reconstruction project, with funding from available funding sources.

City Ops.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel, A. Paquette

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 11

 

 

Amendment moved M. Banga - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That capital profile CM 99-9000 be increased by $15,000,000 to fund the delivery of the Parsons Road (19 ave - Ellerslie Road) 4 Lane Widening with funding from available funding sources.

 

 

Moved M. Nickel - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the following Amendment on the Floor be postponed to the Fall 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment:

Moved M. Banga - M. Nickel (Made at the November 28, 2018, City Council Budget meeting):

That capital profile CM 99-9000 be increased by $15,000,000 to fund the delivery of the Parsons Road (19 ave - Ellerslie Road) 4 Lane Widening with funding from available funding sources.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due Date:
Fall 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 12

 

 

Amendment moved M. Banga - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That capital profile CM-20-2020 be increased by $2,500,000 to fund the planning and design for 66 Street Widening (23 Avenue to Ellerslie Road) 4 Lane widening with funds from debt financing.

 

 

Moved B. Henderson – S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the following amendment on the floor be postponed to the Fall 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment:

Moved M. Banga - M. Nickel (Made at the November 28, 2018, City Council Budget meeting):

Funding for 66 Street Lane Widening

That capital profile CM-20-2020 be increased by $2,500,000 to fund the planning and design for 66 Street Widening (23 Avenue to Ellerslie Road) 4 Lane widening with funds from debt financing.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due by:
Fall 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deptuty City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services; and A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 13

 

 

Amendment moved M. Banga – M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Capital Profile #17-21-1000 be increased by $28,000,000 to fund the delivery of the Edmonton Soccer Association South Soccer Centre Expansion with $222,000 in PAYG and $27,778,000 funding from debt financing ($18,278,000 tax supported debt and $9,500,000 self supporting debt).

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services; R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, Citizen Services; and L. Cochrane, City Manager, asnwered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

S. McKeen

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 14

 

 

Amendment moved M. Walters - T. Cartmell:

 

 

 

That capital profile numbers CM-30-3030 and CM-99-9000, be increased by $1,000,000 ($75,000 for planning and design in CM 30-3030 and $925,000 for delivery in CM 99-9000) to fund Various Baseball Diamonds Enhancements planning, design and delivery, with funds from available funding sources or debt financing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

R. Jevne, Citizen Services, answered Council's question.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved T. Caterina - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the following amendment on the floor be postponed to the Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment:

Moved M. Walters – T. Cartmell (Made at the November 28, 2018, City Council Budget meeting):

That capital profile numbers CM-30-3030 and CM-99-9000, be increased by $1,000,000 ($75,000 for planning and design in CM 30-3030 and $925,000 for delivery in CM 99-9000) to fund Various Baseball Diamonds Enhancements planning, design and delivery, with funds from available funding sources or debt financing.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

Due by:
Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Banga

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 15

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, City Manager; and G. Cebryk, Deputy City Manager, City Operations, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved M. Walters - T. Cartmell:

 

 

 

That capital profile number 19-10-1013 be increased by $1,500,000 to fund the Ambleside Integrated Site - Phase 1, for planning and design, with funds from debt financing.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 16

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered Council's questions.

With unanimous consent of Council, Councillor M. Walters withdrew the following amendment:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved M. Walters - T. Cartmell:

 

 

 

That capital profile number 20-2020, be increased by $750,000 to fund Heritage Valley Transit Priority planning and design, with funding from debt financing or savings.

Withdrawn

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 17

 

 

Moved M. Walters - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

Planning and Design of the 40th Ave LRT Station

That the Alberta Community Transit Grant Fund - Infrastructure Planning and Design Profile be increased by $3,000,000 to fund planning and design of the 40 Avenue LRT Station, with funding with 40% Alberta Community Transit grant and 60% debt financing and held in abeyance subject to approval of the Alberta Community Transit grant application and a report returning to Council at the Spring Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment outlining the actual grant funding received and revised funding sources if needed.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

Due by:
Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel, A. Paquette, S. Hamilton

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 18

 

 

Amendment moved T. Caterina - S. McKeen:

 

 

 

Stadium LRT Station Upgrade

That capital profile #19-10-1011 be increased by $27,500,000 to fund delivery of Project Stadium LRT Station Upgrade with a funding breakdown as follows:

·         $1,500,000 for planning and design from PAYG,

·         $26,000,000 for delivery with 40% funding from the Alberta Community Transit fund grant and 60% debt financing abeyance subject to approval of ACT grant funding.

With all funding held in abeyance subject to approval of the Alberta Community Transit grant application and a report returning to Committee at the Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment outlining the actual grant funding received and revised funding sources if needed.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

Due by:
Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services; and A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

A. Paquette, M. Nickel

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 19

 

 

 

With unanimous consent of Council, Councillor T. Caterina withdrew the following amendment:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved T. Caterina - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Capital Profile CM-12-0000, be increased by $194,850 to fund Facility Service Delivery with funds from available funding.

Withdrawn

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 20

 

 

Amendment moved T. Caterina - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That Capital Profile # CM-30-3030, be increased by $470,000, to fund Glengarry Park Redevelopment Upgrade, Glengarry School Site, for planning and design, with funds from available funding sources.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 21

 

 

 

With unanimous consent of Council, Councillor T. Caterina withdrew the following amendment on the floor:

 

 

Amendment moved T. Caterina - M. Banga:

 

 

 

That Capital Profile CM 30-3030, be increased by $550,000 to fund the Rundle Golf Course Driving Range delivery, with funds from available funding sources.

Withdrawn

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 22

 

 

Amendment moved A. Knack - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

That Capital Profile # 15-21-5785, be increased by $292,871,000 to fund the Lewis Farms Community Recreation Centre and Library project delivery, with funds from debt financing.

 

 

Amendment to Amendment moved S. Hamilton - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the following be added to the end of CP 22:

 

"to be held in debt room (abeyance) until a report back in November 2019. This report is to include a value engineering exercise with our existing construction manager, options to use offsite levies, pursue opportunities for regional cost sharing on recreation infrastructure through the Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework process, and exploration of new cost allocation models available in new Municipal Government Act and City Charter, and any other relevant information."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Deputy City Manager, Financial and Corporate Services; L. Cochrane, City Manager; and A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered Council's questions

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel, M. Banga, A. Paquette

 

 

Amendment as Amended, put:

 

 

 

Lewis Farms Community Recreation Centre and Library Project

That Capital Profile # 15-21-5785, be increased by $292,871,000 to fund the Lewis Farms Community Recreation Centre and Library project delivery, with funds from debt financing, to be held in debt room (abeyance) until a report returns to Council through Committee back in November 2019.

This report is to include a value engineering exercise with our existing construction manager, options to use offsite levies, pursue opportunities for regional cost sharing on recreation infrastructure through the Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework process, and exploration of new cost allocation models available in new Municipal Government Act and City Charter, and any other relevant information.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

Due by:
Oct. 29, 2019

Urban Planning Committee

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel, M. Banga, A. Paquette

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 23

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager and J. Meliefste, Integrated Infrastructure Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With unanimous consent of Council, Councillor A. Knack withdrew the following amendments on the floor:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved A. Knack - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

CP 23 A

That Capital Profile # CM-20-2020 be increased by $5,200,000 to fund the 215 Street (Whitemud to Stony Plain Road), 215 Street (Stony Plain Road to 113 Avenue), 184 Street (107 Avenue to Yellowhead), and Webber Green Drive (Suder Greens to 215 Street) projects for Planning and Design (Checkpoint 3) with funds from available funding.

Withdrawn

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved A. Knack - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

CP 23 B

That Capital Profile # CM-22-0000 be decreased by
$2.2 million in the 163 Street (87 Avenue to 95 Avenue) project.

Withdrawn

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved A. Knack - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

CP 23 C

That Capital Profile # CM-22-0000 be decreased by $ $2.4 million in the 184 Street (107 Avenue to 114 Avenue) project.

Withdrawn

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved A. Knack - S. Hamilton:

 

 

 

CP 23 D

That Capital Profile # CM-20-2020 be decreased by $2.8 million in the Whitemud Drive (207 Street to 231 Street) project.

Withdrawn

 

Capital Budget Amendment 24

 

 

Amendment moved A. Knack - B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That Capital Profile CM-40-4040, be increased by $10,000,000 to fund Industrial Roads - Future Phases for planning and design with funding from debt financing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastrcuture Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That the following Amendment on the Floor be referred to Administration and provide a report on additional funding options and return to Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment:

Moved A. Knack – B. Esslinger (Made at the November 28, 2018, City Council Budget meeting):

That Capital Profile CM-40-4040, be increased by $10,000,000 to fund Industrial Roads - Future Phases for planning and design with funding from debt financing.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

Due by:
Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital 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

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 25

 

 

Amendment moved S. Hamilton - M. Walters:

 

 

 

That Capital Profile 19-21-9007 be increased by $39,386,000 to fund Valley Zoo - Natures Wild Backyard 2 for delivery with $386,000 of Pay As You Go, $5,400,000 from partner contributions and $33,600,000 from tax supported debt financing.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L. Sahli, City Clerk; A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integrated Infrastructure; and R. Smyth, Deputy City Manager, and R. Jevne, City Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved M. Walters - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

That the following Amendment on the Floor be referred to Administration to explore opportunities for regional cost sharing and report back at the Fall 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment:

Moved S. Hamilton – M. Walters (Made at the November 28, 2018, City Council Budget meeting):

That Capital Profile 19-21-9007 be increased by $39,386,000 to fund Valley Zoo - Natures Wild Backyard 2 for delivery with $386,000 of Pay As You Go, $5,400,000 from partner contributions and $33,600,000 from tax supported debt financing.

Financial and Corporate Svcs.

 

Due by:
Fall 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

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

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

M. Nickel, A. Paquette

 

 

Capital Budget Amendment 26

 

 

Amendment moved T. Cartmell - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That Capital Profile 19-22-9004 Terwillegar Drive Expressway Upgrades be increased by $101.3 million, for stage 1 Planning, Design and Delivery, as follows:

·         $1.3 million for planning and design for Terwillegar Drive Expressway (Stage 1) with funding from Pay As You Go

·         $24 million funding for delivery from the Alberta Community Transit Fund and $76 million funding from debt financing held in abeyance subject to approval of Alberta Community Transit grant funding

and a new capital profile be created for planning and design for Terwillegar Drive Expressway (Stage 2) be added and funded in the amount of $12 million with funding from debt financing,

with all above funding held in abeyance until a report returns to Council at the Spring 2019 Supplemental Capital Budget Adjustment outlining the actual grant funding received and revised funding sources if needed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J. Meliefste and A. Laughlin, Deputy City Manager, Integreated Infrastructure Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment to Amendment moved S. Hamilton - M. Nickel:

 

 

 

That the third bullet point "And a new profile created for planning and design for Terwillegar Drive Expressway (Stage 2) with $12 million funding from debt financing", be deleted.