M  I  N  U  T  E  S 

 

of the Red Deer City Council Regular Meeting

held on, Monday, June 12, 2017

commenced at 2:30 P.M.

PRESENT:    Mayor Tara Veer

                        Councillor Buck Buchanan

                        Councillor Paul Harris

                        Councillor Ken Johnston                   

Councillor Lawrence Lee

Councillor Lynne Mulder      

                        Councillor Frank Wong

                        Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

                                   

                        City Manager, Craig Curtis    

                        Director of Communications & Strategic Planning, Julia Harvie-Shemko

                        Director of Community Services, Sarah Cockerill

                        Director of Corporate Transformation, Lisa Perkins                                               

                        Director of Corporate Services, Paul Goranson

                        Director of Human Resources, Kristy Svoboda

                        Director of Planning Services, Tara Lodewyk                                                          

                        Director of Development Services, Kelly Kloss

                        City Clerk, Frieda McDougall

                        Corporate Meeting Administrator, Amber Senuk

                        Corporate Meeting Support, Jackie Kurylo

                        Inspections & Licensing Manager, Erin Stuart

                        Senior Planner, David Girardin

                        Senior Planner, Orlando Toews

                       

ABSENT:      Councillor Tanya Handley

 

 

 

 

 

1.

MINUTES

 

1.1.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the May 29, 2017 Regular Council Meeting

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Lynne Mulder

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby approves the Minutes of the May 29, 2017 Council Meeting with the following amendments:

-          Page 6 Item 5.1 delete Councillor Dianne Wyntjes from the list of those In Favour as she was absent from the meeting at that time.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Paul Harris, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Lynne Mulder, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

2.

PRESENTATION

 

2.1.

Canada 150 Update

 

Lorna Johnson, Executive Director for the Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery provided an overview to Council of some of the Canada 150 events planned for Red Deer.

 

Following the presentation, the following motion was introduced:

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

Whereas Canada 150 celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of Confederation are a historic moment for communities across the country; and

 

Whereas through the leadership of the Red Deer Museum & Art Gallery, Red Deer is commemorating this 150th anniversary through a variety of community celebrations; and

 

Whereas The City of Red Deer is partner and participant in these events to celebrate our history including participation in Canada Day celebrations on July 1, 2017, Red Deer Lights the Night in November, and through the grand reopening of Discovery Canyon which is Red Deer’s official Canada 150 Legacy project in July;

 

Therefore be it Resolved that the Council of The City of Red Deer join other Federation of Canadian Municipalities communities in encouraging citizen participation in Canada 150 activities throughout our community and joins all Canadians in celebrating 150 years of confederation.

 

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Paul Harris, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Lynne Mulder, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

3.

ADDITIONAL AGENDA

 

3.1.

Volunteer Central Community Initiatives Program (CIP) Grant

 

Moved by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes, seconded by Councillor Lynne Mulder

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the report from the Community Services Directorate, dated June 5, 2017 re: Volunteer Central Community Initiatives Program (CIP) Program hereby agrees to match up to $75,000 to be funded from Operating Reserve – Tax Supported, if Volunteer Central is successful in their CIP grant application in order to ensure continued operations until September 2019.

 

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Paul Harris, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Lynne Mulder, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

4.

REPORTS

 

4.1.

Growth - Executive Limitation Policy

 

Moved by Councillor Buck Buchanan, seconded by Councillor Ken Johnston

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the report from the Planning Services Division, dated May 2, 2017 re: Growth Executive Limitation Policy, hereby adopts the Growth – Executive Limitation Policy (EL-B-2.4).

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Paul Harris, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Lynne Mulder, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

4.2.

Emergency Services Operational Review

 

Moved by Councillor Paul Harris, seconded by Councillor Buck Buchanan

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the report from Emergency Services, dated May 31, 2017 re: Emergency Services Operational Review hereby adopts the High Intensity Residential Fires (HIRF) standards for Emergency Services response times and receives the 2017 Emergency Services Operational Recommendations as information.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Paul Harris, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Lynne Mulder, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

4.3.

Financial Leadership Framework

 

Councillor Wyntjes left Council Chambers at 4:04 p.m. and returned at 4:06 p.m.

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Lynne Mulder

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the report from the Financial Leadership Charter Team, dated June 1, 2017 re: Financial Leadership Framework, hereby approves the following policies: 

1.         PS-A-2.8 Financial Sustainability; and

2.         EL-D-2.0 Financial Sustainability.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Paul Harris, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Lynne Mulder, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

5.

BYLAWS

 

5.1.

Firearms Bylaw Amendment No. 3409/A-2017

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Frank Wong

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3409/A-2017 (an amendment to the Firearms Bylaw to transfer the responsibility for administering and enforcing the bylaw from the Inspections & Licensing Department to the Municipal Policing Services Department) be read a first time.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Paul Harris, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Lynne Mulder, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

5.2.

Land Use Bylaw Amendment 3357/X-2017

Rezoning of  4718 19 Street

 

Moved by Councillor Frank Wong, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3357/X-2017 (an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw to redistrict 4718-19 Street from A1 Future Urban Development District to C4 Commercial (Major Arterial) District and A2 Environmental Preservation District) be read a first time.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Paul Harris, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Lynne Mulder, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Council recessed at 4:58 p.m. and reconvened at 6:00 p.m.

 

6.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

6.1.

Bylaw 3357/Y-2017

Site Exception - Bare Land Condominium Parking Stalls

Lots 77 & 78, Block 7, Plan 132 3870 (155 Vanier Drive)

 

Mayor Tara Veer declared open the Public Hearing for Land Use Bylaw Amendment 3357/Y-2017.  Mr. Larry Horsman, Langara Properties Corporation and Ms. Erin Miller, resident in the area spoke to this item.  As no one else was present to speak to the bylaw, Mayor Tara Veer declared the Public Hearing closed.

 

Moved by Councillor Ken Johnston, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

SECOND READING: That Bylaw 3357/Y-2017 (a Land Use Bylaw Amendment to allow for the creation of bare land condominium parking stalls on a site designated R3 – Residential (Multiple Family) District in Vanier Woods) be read a second time.

 

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Paul Harris, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lynne Mulder, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

OPPOSED:              Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Ken Johnston, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

THIRD READING:     That Bylaw 3357/Y-2017 be read a third time.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Paul Harris, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lynne Mulder, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

OPPOSED:              Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

7.

ADJOURNMENT

 

Moved by Councillor Buck Buchanan, seconded by Councillor Paul Harris

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to adjourn the Monday, June 12, 2017 Regular Council Meeting of Red Deer City Council at 6:35 p.m.

 

 


IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Paul Harris, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Lynne Mulder, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

“Mayor Tara Veer”

 

“Frieda McDougall”

MAYOR

 

CITY CLERK