Minutes for November 27, 2012, City Council Budget

 

 

CITY COUNCIL - BUDGET

 

MINUTES


November 27, 28 and 29, 2012  –  Council Chamber

December 4, 10 and 11, 2012 – Council Chamber

 

 

PRESENT

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty,
K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

S. Farbrother, City Manager
M. Nathoo, Deputy City Clerk
L. Sahli, Office of the City Clerk
C. Johnston, L. Long, N. Rajan, T. Orbell, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

 

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                            4

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                          4

1.2        Adoption of Agenda                                                                            4

1.3        Protocol Items                                                                                      6

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             7

2.1        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         8

3.          2013 UTILITIES BUDGET                                                                  8

3.1        2013 Operating and Capital Utilities Budget                                8

               Impact of Increased Utility Costs on Fixed or Limited Income
             Residents - Subsequent Motion 4                                            11                                                                                                                                                                                                    

3.2        Bylaw 16265 - Waste Management Fees, Amendment

             No. 10                                                                                                    12

3.3        Bylaw 16278 - Sewers Use Bylaw 9675, Amendment

             No. 30                                                                                                    13

3.4        Bylaw 16279 - Sewers Bylaw 9425, Amendment No. 17         15

4.          2013 OPERATING BUDGET                                                           15

4.1        2013 Operating Budget - City Council Discussions                16

4.2        Neighbourhood Renewal Program Update                               17

4.3        Tax supported Debt Analysis                                                        17

5.          COMMUNITY SERVICES                                                                 17

5.1        Discussion - page 105, Budget Binder                                        18

               Multicultural and Aboriginal Communities -

             Status of Support – Subsequent Motion 7                                  18

               Seniors Assisted Transportation Collaborative

             Model – Update – Subsequent Motion 8                                      19

               Parade of Festivals and K-Days Festival -

             Unfunded Funding Requests – Subsequent Motion 15          19

6.          CORPORATE EXPENDITURES AND REVENUES                   19

6.1        Discussion - page 157, Budget Binder                                        19

7.          CORPORATE SERVICES                                                                19

7.1        Discussion - page 168, Budget Binder                                        19

             Edmonton Transit Bus Fleet - Long Term Maintenance and
             Replacement Plan - Subsequent Motion 5                             20                                                                  

8.          FINANCIAL SERVICES AND UTILITIES                                      19

8.1        Discussion - page 207,  Budget Binder                                       19

               Subsequent Motion 4                                                                      19

9.          MAYOR AND COUNCILLOR OFFICES                                         20

9.1        Discussion - page 229, Budget Binder                                        20

               Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry Association - Funding               Subsequent Motion 6                                                              20

             Reduction to the 2013 Councillors' Office Budget -
             Subsequent Motion 9                                                               21

10.        OFFICE OF THE CITY AUDITOR                                                   21

10.1      Discussion - page 232, Budget Binder                                       21

10.2      Office of the City Auditor 2013 Proposed Budget                    21

11.        OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER                                                 22

11.1      Discussion - page 235, Budget Binder                                       22

11.2      Canada Basketball - 2013 Operating Service Package -
               Subsequent Motion 10                                                            22

12.        SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT                                                  22

12.1      Discussion - page 254, Budget Binder                                       22

12.2      Review of Sustainable Development Surplus,

             Current Planning Reserve Policy                                                  22

             Brownfields Grant Program - Policy Outline -
             Susequent Motion 14                                                                        23

13.        TRANSPORTATION SERVICES                                                   23

13.1      Discussion - page 298, Budget Binder                                       23

13.2      Proposed Community Traffic Management Plans                   23

             Late Night Transit Service Package - One-year
             Pilot Source of Funding – Subsequent Motion 11                    24

14.        2013 OPERATING BUDGET DISCUSSION - CIVIC AGENCY

             PRESENTATIONS - DECEMBER 4, 2012                                    24

14.1       Edmonton Police Commission                                               24

             Transporting Prisoners with in the City of Edmonton
             – Subsequent Motion 12                                                                  24

              Edmonton Police Commission - Multi-year Plan for Sworn
             Positions Subsequent Motion 13                                             25

14.2      Edmonton Public Libraries                                                            25

14.3       Edmonton Economic Development Corporation                    26

14.4       Edmonton Arts Council                                                                  26

14.5       Edmonton Combative Sports Commission                              26

14.6       Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues                       26

14.7       Fort Edmonton                                                                                 26

14.8       Edmonton Heritage Council                                                         26

14.9       Edmonton Homeless Commission                                             26

14.10     REACH Edmonton                                                                          27

15.         PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                        27

15.1       Biodiesel Pilot - Opportunity to Act                                             27

15.2       Bargaining Update - Fire - Verbal report                                    28

16.        VOTE ON OPERATING BUDGET AMENDMENTS AND OPERATING

             MAIN MOTION                                                                                     28

OP1       Needs of Emerging At-Risk Populations                               28

OP2      Seniors Assisted Transportation Collaborated Model           28

OP3      Seniors and Community Investment Operating Grants         29

OP4      Winter City Strategy                                                                         29

OP5      Enterprise Square Galleries                                                           30

OP6      Fort Edmonton Capital Campaign Support                               31

OP7      International Triathlon Union Event                                            31

OP8      Age Friendly Edmonton Work Plan                                             31

OP9      K Days and River City Round Up – Parade of Festivals        33

OP10    K Days and River City Round Up – Festival Experience       33

OP11    River City Round Up                                                                        33

OP12    Tax Levy Allocation – Assessment Growth                              34

OP13    Edmonton Indy                                                                         34

OP14    Winter Cities Ice and Snow Congress                                        34

OP15    Edmonton Stories                                                                    35

OP16    Edmonton Museum Strategy                                                        35

OP17    Jerry Forbes Centre                                                                         35

OP18    Alberta Aviation Museum Association                                        36

OP19    Client Satisfaction Survey                                                              36

OP20    Mayor and Councillor Offices                                                        37

OP21    Canada Basektball                                                                           37

OP22    City Image and Reputation Initiative                                            38

OP23    Artists Urban Village                                                                        38

OP24    Transfer from Current Planning Reserve Fund                       39

OP25    Development Incentive Programs                                               40

OP26    City-Wide Food Agriculture Strategy                                          40

OP27    Corporate Budget Decrease                                                         41

OP28    Neighbourhood Renewal Program                                             42

OP29    Overcrowding and Scheduling of Adherence                          42

OP30    Community Traffic Management Plans                                      42

OP31    Late Night Transit Service                                                             43

OP32    Start-up Edmonton                                                                          43

OP33    Library 2013 Centennial Celebration                                           44

OP34    Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues – Cultural
             Inclusion  Project                                                                               44

OP35    Edmonton Heritage Council – Heritage Community
               Investment                                                                                         45

OP36     2013 Edmonton Police Commission Resource
              Requirements                                                                                    46

OP37     Edmonton Police Commission 2013 Operating Budget      46

OP38     Art of Living                                                                                       46

OP39     Art Gallery of Alberta                                                                       47

OP40     Industry Development                                                                    48

OP41     REACH Edmonton – Schools as Community Hubs              49

OP42     On-Road Bike Sharrows                                                                49

OP43     External Consultants                                                                      50

OP44     Hosting                                                                                               50

OP45     Printing                                                                                               50

OP46     Overtime                                                                                   51

OP47     Brownfields Grant Program                                                    51

OP48     Adult Transit Monthly Pass Fares                                          51

              2013 Operating Main Budget Motion                                           52

17.         BYLAWS                                                                                             53

17.1       Bylaw 16298 - A Bylaw to Amend the Combative

              Sports Bylaw 15594                                                                         53

17.2       Bylaw 16310 - Fire Rescue Services Bylaw,

              Amendment No. 1                                                                             54

17.3       Bylaw 16303 - A Bylaw to Amend the Fee Schedule

              in the Business Licence Bylaw 13138                                        55

17.4       Bylaw 16304 - A Bylaw to Amend the Fee Schedule

              in the Vehicle for Hire Bylaw 14700                                             55

17.5       Bylaw 16305 - A Bylaw to Amend the Fee Schedule

              in the Safety Codes Permit Bylaw 15894                                    56

17.6       Bylaw 16308 - A Bylaw to Amend the Fee Schedule

              in the City Streets Development Control Bylaw

             12513                                                                                                     57

18.        NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                58

19.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                58

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

 

ITEM

 

DECISION

 

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

 

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel called the meeting to order at 9:33 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

 

Moved J. Batty - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That the November 27, 2012, City Council Budget meeting agenda be adopted with the following changes:

 

Addition:
15.2  Bargaining Update - Fire - Verbal report - PRIVATE
(Pursuant to section 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act)

 

Replacement Pages:
4.1   2013 Operating Budget - City Council Discussion - Budget Binder
- pages 41, 43, 48, 59, 64 and 435

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

D. Iveson, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

 

Moved J. Batty - K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

 

1.  That the following Civic Agency presentations be brought forward to November 30, 2012:

Edmonton Public Library

Edmonton Combative Sports Commission

Edmonton Heritage Council

Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

Edmonton Homeless Commission

2.  That the Orders of the Day be amended to recess the City Council Budget meeting at the end of deliberations on December 4, 2012, and reconvene on December 10, 2012, and that all the set times on December 5, 2012, be cancelled.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

That Councillor J. Batty be allowed to make a Motion without Customary Notice to amend Orders of the Day for the December 12, 2012, Regular City Council meeting and to cancel the December 10, 2012, Agenda Review Committee meeting.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, D. Iveson, E. Gibbons,
J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

B. Henderson, D. Loken, K. Leibovici

 

 

 

Moved J. Batty - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

1. That Orders of the Day for the December 12, 2012, Regular City Council meeting be changed to adjourn at
5:30 p.m., and that City Council Budget meeting reconvene upon adjournment of the Regular City Council meeting, or at 1:30 p.m., whichever is later.

2. That the December 10, 2012, Agenda Review Committee meeting be cancelled.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

B. Henderson, D. Loken, K. Leibovici

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell - J. Batty:

 

 

 

 

That Councillor J. Batty be allowed to make a Motion without Customary Notice to amend the 2013 Council Calendar.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Moved J. Batty - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That the 2013 Council Calendar be changed as follows:

1. That the January 16/17, 2013, City Council Public Hearing be cancelled.

2. That the January 15, 2013, Transportation Committee meeting be moved to January 16, 2013, from
9:30 a.m., to 5:30 p.m.

3. That the Orders of the Day for the January 15, 2013, Community Services Committee meeting be changed to adjourn at 5:30 p.m.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

1.3

Protocol Items

 

 

 

Dunluce School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the grade six class of Dunluce School and their teacher 
S. Kostiuk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dunluce School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the grade six class of Dunluce School and their teacher 
L. Innes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Belmont School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the grade six class of Belmont School and their teacher 
L. Marten.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

St. Mary Catholic School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the grade six class of St. Mary Catholic School and their teacher Ms. Coates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

St. Mary Catholic School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the grade six class of St. Mary Catholic School and their teacher Ms. Valdez.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Belvedere School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the grade six class of Belvedere School and their teacher 
J. Bogner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brightview School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the grade six students from Brightview School and their teacher Mr. Mastel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hillview School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the grade four to six students choir from Hillview School.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leo Nickerson School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the grade five students from Leo Nickerson School and their teacher Mrs. De Wit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leo Nickerson School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the grade five students from Leo Nickerson School and thier teacher Madam Stemalschuk and Principal, Mr. Jones.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leo Nickerson School (S. Mandel)

 

 

 

 

Mayor S. Mandel, on behalf of City Council, welcomed the grade five students from Leo Nickerson School and their teacher Mr. Mutschke.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

 

2.1

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

Moved J. Batty - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That the following items be set at specific times:

* 15.2    Bargaining Update - Fire - Verbal report - PRIVATE - 1st item of business, November 27, 2012

* 14.7    Fort Edmonton (Civic Agency Presentation) - 1st item of business, December 5, 2012

* 14.8     Edmonton Heritage Council (Civic Agency  Presentation) - 2nd item of business, December 5, 2012

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

D. Iveson, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

3.

2013 UTILITIES BUDGET

 

3.1

2013 Operating and Capital Utilities Budget

 

 

 

 

*Councillor K. Leibovici participated by telephone.

Mayor S. Mandel provided an explanation of the budget process.

Moved E. Gibbons - B. Henderson:

1. That the 2013 Operating Utilities Budget be approved as follows:

a) Sanitary Drainage Utility with Revenues of $100,661,000 and Expenditures of $82,549,000.

b) Stormwater Drainage Utility with Revenues of $41,519,000 and Expenditures of $27,355,000.

c) Waste Management Utility with Revenues of $152,331,000 and Expenditures of $152,331,000.

2. That the 2012 - 2014 Capital Utilities Budget be adjusted as follows:

a) The Stormwater Drainage Utility 2012-2014 Capital Budget be increased by $9,515,000 to $178,866,519.

b) The Waste Management Utility 2012-2014 Capital Budget be increased by $3,190,000 To $98,386,000 including Capital Profile 12-33-2022, Waste to Biodiesel Demonstration Facility.

L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; and R. Neehall, Financial Services and Utilities, made  presentations on the Waste Management Operating Budget and answered Council's questions.

J. Beckett, Utilities Advisor; S. Farbrother, City Manager; and M. Nathoo, Deputy City Clerk, answered Council's questions.

C. Ward, Financial Services and Utilities, made a presentation on the Drainage Services Operating Budget and answered Council's questions.

L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; and S. Farbrother, City Manager, answered Council’s questions.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons - B. Henderson:

 

 

 

 

Parts 1a and 1b of Motion, put:

That the 2013 Operating Utilities Budget be approved as follows:

a) Sanitary Drainage Utility with Revenues of $100,661,000 and Expenditures of $82,549,000.

b) Stormwater Drainage Utility with Revenues of $41,519,000 and Expenditures of $27,355,000.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons - B. Henderson:

 

 

 

 

Part 1c of Motion, put:

That the 2013 Operating Utilities Budget be approved as follows:  c) Waste Management Utility with Revenues of $152,331,000 and Expenditures of $152,331,000.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons - B. Henderson:

 

 

 

 

Part 2a of Motion, put:

2. That the 2012 - 2014 Capital Utilities Budget be adjusted as follows: a) The Stormwater Drainage Utility 2012-2014 Capital Budget be increased by $9,515,000 to $178,866,519.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons - B. Henderson:

 

 

 

 

Part 2b of Motion, put:

2. That the 2012 - 2014 Capital Utilities Budget be adjusted as follows: b) The Waste Management Utility 2012-2014 Capital Budget be increased by $3,190,000 to $98,386,000 including Capital Profile 12-33-2022, Waste to Biodiesel Demonstration Facility.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

 

Summary of Council's decision on item 3.1:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Main Motion: 2013 Utilities Budget and 2012–14 Capital Utilities Budget Adjustment

That the 2013 Operating Utilities Budget be approved as follows:

a) Sanitary Drainage Utility with Revenues of $100,661,000 and Expenditures of $82,549,000.

b) Stormwater Drainage Utility with Revenues of $41,519,000 and Expenditures of $27,355,000.

c) Waste Management Utility with Revenues of $152,331,000 and Expenditures of $152,331,000.

2. That the 2012 - 2014 Capital Utilities Budget be adjusted as follows:

a) The Stormwater Drainage Utility 2012-2014 Capital Budget be increased by $9,515,000 to $178,866,519.

b) The Waste Management Utility 2012-2014 Capital Budget be increased by $3,190,000 to $98,386,000 including Capital Profile 12-33-2022, Waste to Biodiesel Demonstration Facility.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

 

 

 

 

Subsequent Motion 4

 

 

 

Moved A. Sohi - K. Krushell:

 

 

 

 

Impact of Increased Utility Costs on Fixed or Limited Income Residents

That Administration provide a report to Committee that outlines the impact of overall increased utility costs for residents on fixed or limited incomes, such report to include:

-  options available to mitigate these impacts 

- information regarding the role that the Provincial and Federal Governments could play in mitigating these impacts.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities  

City Manager

Due Date:
Mar. 14, 2013  

Utility Committee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L.Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; and
S. Farbrother, City Manager, answered Council’s questions.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici

 

 

3.2

Bylaw 16265 - Waste Management Fees, Amendment No. 10

 

 

 

 

*Councillor K. Leibovici participated by telephone.

 

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16265 be read a first time.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16265 be read a second time.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16265 be considered for third reading.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16265 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

3.3

Bylaw 16278 - Sewers Use Bylaw 9675, Amendment No. 30

 

 

 

 

*Councillor K. Leibovici participated by telephone.

 

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16278 be read a first time.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16278 be read a second time.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16278 be considered for third reading.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16278 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

3.4

Bylaw 16279 - Sewers Bylaw 9425, Amendment No. 17

 

 

 

 

*Councillor K. Leibovici participated by telephone.

 

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16279 be read a first time.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16279 be read a second time.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16279 be considered for third reading.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

 

Moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That Bylaw 16279 be read a third time.

 

Distribution List

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

E. Gibbons

 

 

4.

2013 OPERATING BUDGET

 

4.1

2013 Operating Budget - City Council Discussions

 

 

 

Moved J. Batty - S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

That the following replacement pages and additional new unfunded service packages be added to the agenda:

Replacement Pages:

Pages 58, 59, 60 and 416

New Unfunded Service Packages:

- International Triathlon Union Event
- Edmonton Museums Strategy

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken,
E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

B. Anderson, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons - D. Iveson:

That the 2013 Operating Budget presented to City Council on November 14, 2012, be approved as follows:

1. Total tax-supported operations with revenues of $1,962,616,000 and expenditures of $1,962,616,000. Tax-supported operations revenue of $1,962,616,000 includes:

• revenue based on a total property and payment-in-lieu tax levy estimated to be $1,103,924,000 (4% increase for services and 1.5% for Neighbourhood Renewal)

• estimated non-tax revenue of $858,692,000.

2. The Municipal Enterprises operating budgets include:

a) Drainage Design and Construction with revenues of $113,804,000 and expenditures of $113,305,000.

b) Fleet Services with revenues of $185,931,000 and expenditures of $185,931,000.

c) Land Enterprise with revenues of $40,968,000 and expenditures of $36,069,000.

3. Non-cash 2012 budget adjustments for amortization of $325,417,000 and contributed assets of $78,982,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, provided updates on the 2013 Operating Budget at the commencement of deliberations each day and answered Council’s questions.

Copies of a document "Motion Summary As at November 28, 2012" were presented to Members of Council and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

 

 

 

4.2

Neighbourhood Renewal Program Update

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

That the November 27, 2012, Financial Services and Utilities report 2012CF0893, be received for information.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson,
D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

A. Sohi, L. Sloan

 

 

4.3

Tax supported Debt Analysis

 

 

 

 

D. Screpnek, Financial Services and Utilities, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.  L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; and S. Farbrother, City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - D. Loken:

 

 

 

 

That the October 22, 2012, Financial Services and Utilities report 2012CA3131, be received for information.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

5.

COMMUNITY SERVICES

 

5.1

Discussion - page 105, Budget Binder

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.
S. Farbrother, City Manager; J. Kabarchuk and K. Block, Community Services; L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; and R. Smyth, D. Aitken and H. McRae, Community Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

Subsequent Motion 7

 

 

 

Moved A. Sohi - S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

Multicultural and Aboriginal Communities - Status of Support

That Administration provide a report to Community Services Committee outlining the status of support provided from various departments in the City to Multi- cultural and Aboriginal communities.

Community Svcs.

Due Date: Mar. 12, 2013

CS Committee

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Subsequent Motion 8

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

Seniors Assisted Transportation Collaborative Model - Update

That Administration provide a report to Community Services Committee by the end of May 2013, providing an update on the $400,000 investment in the Seniors Assisted Transportation Collaborative Model and on progress with obtaining provincial funding for the Model.

Community Svcs.

Due Date:  May 28, 2013

CS Committee

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services,  answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Subsequent Motion 15

 

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

Parade of Festivals and K-Days Festival - Unfunded Funding Requests

That Administration work with Edmonton Northlands to bring forward a business case related to the unfunded $525,000 funding requests for the Parade of Festivals and on-site enhancements to the K-Days festival and return to Council through Committee as soon as possible in 2013.

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date: ASAP  

CS Committee

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

6.

CORPORATE EXPENDITURES AND REVENUES

 

6.1

Discussion - page 157, Budget Binder

 

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 8.1 were dealt with together.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.

CORPORATE SERVICES

 

7.1

Discussion - page 168, Budget Binder

 

 

 

 

D. H. Edey, General Manager, Corporate Services, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. 
S. Rapanos and C. Moore, Corporate Services; A. Sinclair, City Clerk; A. Jarman, City Solicitor; and L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subsequent Motion 5

 

 

 

Moved K. Leibovici - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

Edmonton Transit Bus Fleet - Long Term Maintenance and Replacement Plan

That Administration develop a long term maintenance and replacement plan for Edmonton's Transit's bus fleet including the financial implications, and provide a report to Transportation Committee prior to the end of the second quarter of 2013.

Transportation

Corporate Svcs.

Due Date: Jun. 26, 2013

Transportation Committee

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson,
D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

A. Sohi, L. Sloan

 

 

8.

FINANCIAL SERVICES AND UTILITIES

 

8.1

Discussion - page 207, Budget Binder

 

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 8.1 were dealt with together.

T. Burge, Financial Services and Utilities; and L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.  R. Risling and
D. Screpnek, Financial Services and Utilities, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

MAYOR AND COUNCILLOR OFFICES

 

9.1

Discussion - page 229, Budget Binder

 

 

 

 

A. Sinclair, City Clerk; C. Card, Corporate Services;
L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; and
S. Farbrother, City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

Subsequent Motion 6

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell – E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

 

Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry Association - Funding

That the Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry Association be granted $50,000 for the 100th Anniversary Project with funding from 2012 Council Contingency.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Subsequent Motion 9

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell – D. Loken:

 

 

 

 

Reduction to the 2013 Councillors’ Office Budget

That Administration bring a report forward to Council Services Committee outlining the implications of reducing Councillors’ Office budget by $50,000 based on discounting informed by prior year actuals and other options.

Corporate Svcs.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

Due Date:
Feb. 4, 2013

Council Svcs. Committee

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.

OFFICE OF THE CITY AUDITOR

 

10.1

Discussion - page 232, Budget Binder

 

 

 

 

D. Wiun, City Auditor, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.2

Office of the City Auditor 2013 Proposed Budget

 

 

 

Moved J. Batty - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That the Office of the City Auditor’s 2013 Operating Budget as outlined in Attachment 1 of the November 13, 2012, Office of the City Auditor report 2012OCA013, be approved.

City Auditor

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

D. Iveson, K. Krushell

 

 

11.

OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER

 

11.1

Discussion - page 235, Budget Binder

 

 

 

 

S. Farbrother, City Manager, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.  L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; D. H. Edey, General Manager, Corporate Services; and C. Stasynec, B. Hlus and T. Webb, Office of the City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subsequent Motion 10

 

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons - S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

Canada Basketball - 2013 Operating Service Package

That Administration provide a report to Council through Committee outlining further information regarding the 2013 operating service package for Canada Basketball.

City Manager

Due Date: Mar. 11, 2013

Exec. Committee

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

12.

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

 

12.1

Discussion - page 254, Budget Binder

 

 

 

 

R. G. Klassen, General Manager, Sustainable Development, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; S. Farbrother, City Manager; W. Trocenko, S. Mackie,
M. Hall, G. Dwizenka and P. Ohm, Sustainable Development, answered Council's questions.

Copies of a document "Current Planning Corporate Contributions" were distributed to Members of Council and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.2

Review of Sustainable Development Surplus, Current Planning Reserve Policy

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

That the Current Planning Reserve Policy C570, as outlined in Attachment 1 of the October 22, 2012, Financial Services and Utilities report 2012CA3024, be approved with the following amendment:

Policy Statement 5 be deleted and replaced with the following:

5. The current Planning Reserve balance and policy will be reviewed annually and a recommendation will be brought forward to Council.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson,
D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

A. Sohi, L. Sloan

 

 

 

Subsequent Motion 14

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

 

Brownfields Grant Program - Policy Outline

That Administration provide a report to Council through Executive Committee outlining a policy for the Brownfields Grant Program.

Sustainable Dev.

Due Date: Mar. 11, 2013

Exec. Committee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M. Nathoo, Deputy City Clerk, answered Council’s questions.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

13.

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

 

13.1

Discussion - page 298, Budget Binder

 

 

 

 

B. Stephenson, A. Laughlin, B. Latte, C. Stolte, 
K. Koropeski and R. Boutilier, General Manager, Transportation Services; L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; and S. Farbrother, City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.2

Proposed Community Traffic Management Plans

 

 

 

Moved K. Krushell – D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

That Administration undertake Community Traffic Management Plans for the Prince Charles and Pleasantview neighbourhoods, with funding from existing budgets allocated to Transportation Services.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

 

Subsequent Motion 11

 

 

 

Moved B. Henderson - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

Late Night Transit Service Package - One-year Pilot Source of Funding

That Administration bring a report to Council through Transportation Committee, prior to setting the mill rate, outlining one-time funding sources for a one-year pilot for the Late Night Transit Service Package.

Transportation Svcs.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

Due Date:
Mar. 13, 2013  

Transportation Committee

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

14.

2013 OPERATING BUDGET DISCUSSION - CIVIC AGENCY PRESENTATIONS

 

14.1

Edmonton Police Commission 

 

 

 

 

A. Yakeley, Chair, Edmonton Police Commission; and
R. Knecht, Edmonton Police Chief, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. P. North, Executive Director, Edmonton Police Service; and L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

Subsequent Motion 12

 

 

 

Moved D. Loken – K. Krushell:

 

 

 

 

Transporting Prisoners Within the City of Edmonton

That the Mayor join the Edmonton Chief of Police and the Chair of the Edmonton Police Commission to meet with the Alberta Solicitor General and Deputy Minister to discuss the costs associated with transporting prisoners within the City of Edmonton, and that the Mayor report to Council any funding options offered by the Province.

Mayor

Due Date:
Mar. 20, 2013

City Council

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subsequent Motion 13 

 

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - A. Sohi:

 

 

 

 

Edmonton Police Commission - Multi-year Plan for Sworn Positions

That Edmonton Police Commission bring a report to Community Services Committee outlining their multi-year plan to 2016 for sworn positions, with explanation of how this multi-year plan aligns to the policing plan and how it proposes to optimize recruitment and training over that period.

Edmonton Police Commission

Due Date: Mar. 12, 2013

  
CS Committee

 

 

 

 

M. Nathoo, Deputy City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

14.2

Edmonton Public Libraries

 

 

 

 

L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered Council's questions.  L. Cook and B. McDonough, Chair, Edmonton Public Library, made presentations.  L. Cook and G. Monai, Chief Financial Officer, Edmonton Public Library, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.3

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

 

 

 

 

B. Ferguson, Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. C. Ferguson, Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, answered Council's questions. S. Farbrother, City Manager; and R. G. Klassen, General Manager, Sustainable Development, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.4

Edmonton Arts Council

 

 

 

 

J. Mahon, Edmonton Arts Council, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.5

Edmonton Combative Sports Commission

 

 

 

 

R. Goltz, Edmonton Sports Commission, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.  D. Aitken, Community Services; and L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.6

Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues

 

 

 

 

A. Bolstad, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.
D. Gibbens, Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues; L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer;
L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services; and S. Farbrother, City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.7

Fort Edmonton

 

 

 

 

D. Goss, Fort Edmonton, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. R. Marshall and
B. Demchuk, Fort Edmonton, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.8

Edmonton Heritage Council

 

 

 

 

L. Chan-Marples, Edmonton Heritage Council, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. R. Smyth, Community Services; E. Chemko, Edmonton Heritage Council; and L. Cochrane, Community Services, General Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.9

Edmonton Homeless Commission

 

 

 

 

J. Freeman, Edmonton Homeless Commission, made a presentation and answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.10

REACH Edmonton

 

 

 

 

J. Fox, REACH Edmonton, made a presentation and answered Council's questions. J. Hall, REACH Edmonton, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.

PRIVATE REPORTS

 

15.1

Biodiesel Pilot - Opportunity to Act

 

 

 

 

*Councillor K. Leibovici participated by telephone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 2:01 p.m., pursuant to sections 21, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 2:20 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved D. Iveson - E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

 

1. That the November 27, 2012, Financial Services and Utilities report 2012WM8110rev, be received for information.

2. That the November 27, 2012, Financial Services and Utilities report 2012WM8110rev remain private, pursuant to sections 21, 24 and 25 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

15.2

Bargaining Update - Fire - Verbal report

 

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 2:01 p.m., pursuant to sections 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 2:20 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved J. Batty - S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

1.  That the November 27, 2012, Corporate Services verbal report be received for information.

2. That the November 27, 2012, Corporate Services verbal report remain private pursuant to section 24 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Corporate Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, L. Sloan

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

D. Iveson, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

16.

VOTE ON OPERATING BUDGET AMENDMENTS AND OPERATING MAIN MOTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OP1 – Needs of Emerging At-Risk Populations

 

 

 

Amendment moved A. Sohi - B. Henderson:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Social Development Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $700,000 to fund Communities of Interest, Aboriginal and Multicultural Relations Needs of Emerging At-Risk Populations, on an ongoing basis, from funding available for City Council (ongoing funding).

 

 

 

 

Withdrawn

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With the unanimous consent of Council, Councillor A. Sohi withdrew his amendment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OP2 – Seniors Assisted Transportation Collaborative Model

 

 

 

Amendment moved D. Loken - S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Social Development Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $400,000 to fund Seniors Assisted Transportation Collaborative Model, on a one-time basis, from funding available for City Council (one-time funding).

 

 

 

 

K. Barnhardt and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved K. Krushell - B. Henderson:

 

 

 

 

That $400,000 be replaced with $200,000.

Withdrawn

 

 

 

K. Barnhart and L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With the unanimous consent of Council, Councillor
K. Krushell withdrew her amendment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment, put:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Social Development Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $400,000 to fund Seniors Assisted Transportation Collaborative Model, on a one-time basis, from funding available for City Council (one-time funding).

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

OP3 - Seniors and Community Investment Operating Grants

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Social Development Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $900,000 to fund Community Investment Increase to Seniors and Community Investment Operating Grants, on an ongoing basis, from funding available for City Council (ongoing funding).

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken,
E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

B. Anderson, K. Diotte

 

 

 

OP4 – Winter City Strategy

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community Strategies and Development Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $362,000 to fund Winter City Strategy, on an ongoing basis, from funding available for City Council (ongoing funding).

 

 

 

Withdrawn Amount of $362,000

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved K. Krushell - S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

That $362,000 be replaced with $250,000.

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Anderson - K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

 

That $362,000 be replaced with $56,000.

Not Put to Vote

 

 

 

Councillor B. Henderson withdrew his amendment on the amount of $362,000.

 

 

 

 

In accordance with section 66 of the Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300, the largest amount was voted on first.

 

 

 

Amendment on $250,000, put:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community Strategies and Development Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $250,000 to fund Winter City Strategy, on an ongoing basis, from funding available for City Council (ongoing funding)

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken,
E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

B. Anderson, K. Diotte

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OP5 – Enterprise Square Galleries

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community Strategies and Development Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $240,000 to fund Enterprise Square Galleries, on an ongoing basis, from funding available for City Council (ongoing funding).

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken,
E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

B. Anderson, K. Diotte

 

 

 

OP6 - Fort Edmonton Capital Campaign Support

 

 

 

Amendment moved J. Batty - S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

That the Fort Edmonton 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $200,000 to fund Capital Campaign Support, for three years, from funding available for City Council (ongoing funding).

Fort Edmonton

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken,
E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

B. Anderson

 

 

 

OP7 - International Triathlon Union Event 

 

 

 

Amendment moved J. Batty - B. Anderson:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Recreation Facilities Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $600,000 to fund the International Triathlon Union Event on a one-time basis, from funding available for City Council (one-time funding).

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

OP8 – Age Friendly Edmonton Work Plan

 

 

 

Amendment moved L. Sloan - A. Sohi:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Social Development Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $400,000 to fund Vision for an Age Friendly Edmonton Work Plan Implementation and Creative Age Strategy, on an ongoing basis, from funding available for City Council (ongoing funding)

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, and K. Barnhardt, Community Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment moved K. Krushell - B. Anderson:

 

 

 

 

That "$400,000" be replaced with "$375,000" and that "Creative Age Strategy" be removed.

 

 

 

Amendment to Amendment moved K. Leibovici - B. Anderson:

 

 

 

 

That the following be added "expenditure of such funds to be subject to a report to Community Services Committee"

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

In accordance with section 66 of the Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300 the largest amount was voted on first.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment on $400,000, put:

 

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

 

B. Henderson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, D. Iveson, J. Batty,
K. Diotte, K. Krushell,

 

 

 

 

Amendment on $375,000, put:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Social Development Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $375,000 to fund Vision for an Age Friendly Edmonton Work Plan Implementation, on an ongoing basis, from funding available for City Council, expenditure of such funds to be subject to a report to Community Services Committee (ongoing funding).

Community Svcs.

 

Due Date:
Feb. 26, 2013  

CS Committee

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
L. Sloan T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

K. Diotte

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OP9 – K Days and River City Round Up – Parade of Festivals

 

 

 

Amendment moved E. Gibbons - K. Diotte:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Recreation Facilities Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $200,000 to fund K Days and River City Round Up: Parade of Festivals, on a one-time basis, from funding available for City Council (one-time funding).

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Henderson, E. Gibbons, K. Diotte, L. Sloan,
T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

S. Mandel, B. Anderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, J. Batty,
K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

 

OP10 – K Days and River City Round Up – Festival Experience

 

 

 

Amendment moved E. Gibbons - K. Diotte:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Recreation Facilities Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $325,000 to fund K Days and River City Round Up: Increased Community Outreach and Enhance the Festival Experience, on a one-time basis, from funding available for City Council (one-time funding).

 

 

 

In Favour:

Lost

 

 

 

A. Sohi, E. Gibbons, K. Diotte, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

S. Mandel, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson,
D. Loken, J. Batty, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici

 

 

 

OP11 – River City Round Up

 

 

 

Amendment moved E. Gibbons - K. Diotte:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Recreation Facilities Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $100,000 to fund River City Round Up, on an ongoing basis, from funding available for City Council (ongoing funding).

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

OP12 – Tax Levy Allocation - Assessment Growth

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

That $6 million from additional 2012 assessment growth be allocated to tax levy.

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

 

 

 

 

L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

 

OP13 – Edmonton Indy

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

That the Financial Services and Utilities, Corporate Programs 2013 Operating Budget be decreased by $1.833 million from Edmonton Indy, on an ongoing basis, and these funds be allocated to ongoing funding for City Council (ongoing funding).

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

L. Sloan

 

 

 

OP14 – Winter Cities Ice and Snow Congress

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

That the Office of the City Manager, Intergovernmental and External Affairs Branch 2013 Operating Budget be decreased by $400,000 from Winter Cities Ice and Snow Congress, on a one-time basis, and these funds be allocated to funding available for City Council (one-time funding).

City Manager

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

OP15 – Edmonton Stories

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

That the Office of the City Manager, Communications Branch 2013 Operating Budget be decreased by $500,000 from Edmonton Stories, and these funds be allocated to funding available for City Council (one-time funding).

City Manager

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

OP16 – Edmonton Museum Strategy

 

 

 

Amendment moved E. Gibbons - K. Krushell:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Recreation Facilities Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $250,000 to fund the Edmonton Museum Strategy, from funding available for City Council (one-time funding).

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

OP17 – Jerry Forbes Centre

 

 

 

Amendment moved E. Gibbons - A. Sohi:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Recreation Facilities Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $289,000 to fund the Jerry Forbes Centre, from funding available for City Council (one-time funding), and that expenditure of such funds be subject to: a report through Committee on the possibility of using capital funds for the operational need; Committee recommendation to Council on whether to release the funds; and Council approval of the expenditure.

Community Svcs.

Due Date:
Mar. 12, 2013

CS Committee

 

 

 

 

L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services; and
S. Farbrother, City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

OP18 – Alberta Aviation Museum Association

 

 

 

Amendment moved K. Krushell - D. Loken:

 

 

 

 

That the Community Services, Community and Recreation Facilities Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $96,000 to fund the Alberta Aviation Museum Association 2013 operational need on a one-time basis, from funding available for City Council (one-time funding).

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

 

 

L. Cochrane, General Manager, Community Services; and L. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell,
K. Leibovici, L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

OP19 – Client Satisfaction Survey

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Anderson - K. Diotte:

 

 

 

 

That the Financial Services and Utilities, Client Financial Services Branch 2013 Operating Budget be decreased by $70,000 from Citizen Satisfaction Survey, on an ongoing basis, and be allocated to the tax levy.

 

 

 

 

With the unanimous consent of Council, Councillor
B. Anderson withdrew his amendment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OP 20 – Mayor and Councillor Offices

 

 

 

Amendment moved J. Batty - S. Mandel:

 

 

 

 

That the Mayor and Councillor Offices 2013 Operating Budget be decreased by $75,000, as follows, on an ongoing basis, and be allocated to the tax levy:

  1. $25,000 from Mayor's Office
  2. $50,000 from Councillor Offices

Withdrawn

Part b

 

 

Amendment to Amendment moved D. Iveson - B. Henderson:

 

 

 

 

That the following words 'based on discounting informed by prior year actuals" be added after the words “Councillor Offices”

Withdrawn

 

 

 

D. H. Edey, General Manager, and C. Card, Corporate Services; and A. Sinclair, City Clerk, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

With the unanimous consent of Council, Councillor 
D. Iveson withdrew his amendment to the amendment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment on Part a, put:

 

 

 

 

That the Mayor’s Office 2013 Operating Budget be decreased as follows on an ongoing basis, and be allocated to the tax levy:

  1. $25,000 from Mayor's Office

Community Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

J. Batty

 

 

 

 

With the unanimous consent of Council, Councillor 
J Batty withdrew her Part b of the amendment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OP21 – Canada Basketball

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Anderson - T. Caterina:

 

 

 

 

That the Office of the City Manager, Intergovernmental and External Affairs Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $500,000 to fund Canada Basketball on an ongoing basis, from funding available for City Council (ongoing funding), and that expenditure of such funds be subject to Administration securing funding from the Provincial Government of $2.8 million.

Withdrawn

 

 

 

A document provided by Councillor B. Anderson was distributed to all Members of Council and a copy was filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

With the unanimous consent of Council, Councillor
B. Anderson withdrew his amendment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OP22 – City Image and Reputation Initiative

 

 

 

Amendment moved D. Loken - K. Diotte:

 

 

 

 

That the Office of the City Manager, Corporate Communications Branch 2013 Operating Budget be decreased by $1 million from City Image and Reputation Initiative, on an ongoing basis, and be allocated to the tax levy.

Not Put to Vote

 

 

Amendment moved K. Krushell – K. Diotte:

 

 

 

 

That expenditure of $1 million in funding for the Office of the City Manager, Corporate Communications Branch 2013 Operating Budget for City Image and Reputation Initiative, be subject to a report to Committee outlining further information regarding the initiative

 

 

 

 

In accordance with section 66 of the Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300 the largest amount (allocation of $1 million) was voted on first.

 

 

 

Amendment for allocation of $1 million, put:

 

 

 

 

That expenditure of $1 million in funding for the Office of the City Manager, Corporate Communications Branch 2013 Operating Budget for City Image and Reputation Initiative, be subject to a report to Committee outlining further information regarding the initiative.

City Manager

 

Due Date: Mar. 11, 2013

Exec. Committee

 

 

 

 

T. Webb, Office of the City Manager; and S. Farbrother, City Manager, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, D. Loken, E. Gibbons, K. Krushell, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Opposed:

 

 

 

 

J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Leibovici, L. Sloan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OP23 – Artists Urban Village

 

 

 

Amendment moved B. Henderson - J. Batty:

 

 

 

 

That the Sustainable Development, Housing and Economic Sustainability Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $1.5 million, to fund the Artists Urban Village in The Quarters Downtown, on an ongoing basis, from funding available for City Council (ongoing funding).

 

 

 

 

W. Trocenko, Sustainable Development, answered Council's questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment to Amendment moved S. Mandel - K. Leibovici:

 

 

 

 

That "funding available for City Council" be replaced with "existing funding within the branch."

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

 

 

Amendment as Amended, put:

 

 

 

 

That the Sustainable Development, Housing and Economic Sustainability Branch 2013 Operating Budget be increased by $1.5 million, to fund the Artists Urban Village in The Quarters Downtown, on an ongoing basis, from existing funding within the Branch. 

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

 

 

OP24 – Transfer from Current Planning Reserve Fund

 

 

 

Amendment moved K. Krushell - D. Iveson:

 

 

 

 

That $2.5 million be transferred to the Sustainable Development, Urban Planning and Environment Branch 2013 Operating Budget on an ongoing basis, in 2013 from the Current Planning Reserve Fund, such transfer in later years to be managed by Administration, and operational savings be allocated to the tax levy.  

Sustainable Dev.

 

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

 

S. Mandel, A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Henderson, D. Iveson, E. Gibbons, J. Batty, K. Diotte, K. Krushell, K. Leibovici,
L. Sloan, T. Caterina

 

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

 

D. Loken

 

 

 

OP25 - Development Incentive Program

 

 

 

Amendment moved D. Iveson - B. Henderson: