M  I  N  U  T  E  S 

 

of the Red Deer City Council Regular Meeting

held on Monday, December 10, 2018

commenced at 2:38 P.M.

 

Present:        Mayor Tara Veer

                        Councillor Buck Buchanan

                        Councillor Michael Dawe

                        Councillor Tanya Handley

                        Councillor Vesna Higham

                        Councillor Ken Johnston

                        Councillor Lawrence Lee

                        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 Services, Lisa Perkins

Director of Development Services, Kelly Kloss

Director of Planning Services, Tara Lodewyk

Director of Protective Services, Paul Goranson

Deputy City Clerk, Samantha Rodwell

Corporate Meeting Administrator, Amber Senuk

Committees Coordinator, Lynn Van Laar

Inspections & Licensing Manager, Erin Stuart

City Solicitor, Michelle Baer

Controller, Property Taxation, Roxane Preedin

Development Officer, Beth McLachlan

Senior Planner, Christi Fidek


 

1.

IN CAMERA MEETING

 

1.1.

Motion to In Camera - Human Resource Matters FOIP 24(1)(b)(i), Financial Matters FOIP 24(1)(a) and Legal Matters FOIP 24(1)(a)

 

Moved by Councillor Buck Buchanan, seconded by Councillor Ken Johnston

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to enter into an In-Camera meeting of Council on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 2:38 p.m. and hereby agrees to exclude the following:

 

•           All members of the media; and

•           All members of the public; and

•           All non-related staff members

 

to discuss Human Resource Matters as protected under the Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act 24(1)(b)(i), Financial Matters as protected under the Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act, 24(1)(a), and Legal Matters as protected under the Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act, 24(1)(a).

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Councillor Vesna Higham left Council Chambers at 4:00 p.m. and returned at 4:03 p.m.

 

Councillor Buck Buchanan left Council Chambers at 4:40 p.m. and returned at 4:41 p.m.

 

1.2.

Motion to Revert to Open

 

Moved by Councillor Vesna Higham, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to enter into an open meeting of Council on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 4:49 p.m.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Council recessed at 4:50 p.m. and reconvened at 4:55 p.m.

 

2.

MINUTES

 

2.1.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the November 26, 2018 Regular Council Meeting

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Michael Dawe

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby approves the Minutes of the November 26, 2018 Regular Council Meeting as transcribed.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

3.

PRESENTATIONS

 

3.1.      Community Safety Strategy

 

Director of Community Services, Sarah Cockerill and Director of Protective Services, Paul Goranson, gave a presentation. 

 

Councillor Buck Buchanan left Council Chambers at 5:53 p.m.

 

4.

REPORTS

 


4.1.

Extension of Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) and Outreach & Support Services Initiatives (OSSI) Projects

 

Yvonne Peebles, outgoing Community Housing Advisory Board Chair, and Sandi Chalmers, Community Housing Advisory Board Chair, presented a report.

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the report from Social Planning, dated November 13, 2018 re:  Extension of Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) and Outreach & Support Services Initiative (OSSI) projects hereby endorses the extension of funding agreements from the Homelessness Partnering Strategy from April 1, 2019 to September 20, 2019 as follows:

 

Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) Agreements to be Extended

SERVICE PROVIDER

PROGRAM

FUNDING AMOUNT

April 1, 2019 to

September 30, 2019

(6 months)

Safe Harbour Society

Coordinated Entry

Coordinated Entry

$25,000.00

Bredin Centre for Learning

PATH Program

Prevention

$109,398.50

Central Alberta Women’s Outreach Society

Red Deer Housing Team

Housing First

$79,932.50

Red Deer Native Friendship Society

Aboriginal Prevention Program

Prevention

$104,268.50

Red Deer Native Friendship Society

Aboriginal Housing First

Housing First

$11,585.50

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya                                     Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston,                                     Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong,                                     Councillor      Dianne Wyntjes

 

ABSENT:                  Councillor Buck Buchanan

 

 

                                    MOTION CARRIED

 

Councillor Buck Buchanan returned to Council Chambers at 5:55 p.m.

 

Moved by Councillor Ken Johnston, seconded by Councillor Frank Wong

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the report from Social Planning, dated November 13, 2018 re:  Extension of Homelessness Partnering Strategy (HPS) and Outreach & Support Services Initiatives (OSSI) projects hereby endorses the extension of funding agreements from the Outreach & Support Services Initiative (OSSI) from July 1, 2109 to September 30, 2019, as follows:

 

Outreach & Support Services Initiative (OSSI) Agreements to be Extended

SERVICE PROVIDER

PROGRAM

FUNDING AMOUNT

July 1, 2019 to

September 30, 2019

(3 months)

Safe Harbour Society

Coordinated Entry

Coordinated Entry

$69,833.25

Central Alberta Women's Outreach Society

Coordinated Access Process (CAP)

Coordinated Access Process

$5,000.00

Central Alberta Women's Outreach Society

Red Deer Housing Team

Rapid Rehousing

$104,600.00

Safe Harbour Society

Supported Housing

Supported Housing

$22,702.00

Canadian Mental Health Association

The Buffalo Housing First Community

Permanent Supportive Housing

$198,178.00

Canadian Mental Health Association

HomeLinks

Intensive Case Management

$250,000.00

Red Deer Native Friendship Society

Pimâcihowin - Aboriginal Intensive Case Management

Intensive Case Management

$88,887.00

McMan Central

Arcadia Housing

Transitional Housing for Youth

$45,000.00

Red Deer Native Friendship

Cultural Connections

Indigenous Cultural Support

$25,027.00

Central Alberta Women's Outreach Society

Shoestring Depot

Household Amenities Warehouse

$30,000.00

Red Deer Native Friendship Society

Landlord Engagement

Landlord Engagement Services

$3,750.00

Canadian Mental Health Association

Landlord Engagement

Landlord Engagement Services

$9,375.00

Central Alberta Women's Outreach Society

Landlord Engagement

Landlord Engagement Services

$5,625.00

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED


 

4.2.

Buffalo Housing First - Request for Additional Funding

 

Moved by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes, seconded by Councillor Ken Johnston

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the report from Social Planning dated November 28, 2018 re:  Buffalo Housing First – Request for Additional Funding hereby endorses an amendment to the Buffalo Housing First agreement with the Canadian Mental Health Association by increasing the funding to this program in the amount of $130,118 to September 30, 2019 from Outreach & Support Services Initiative (OSSI) funding.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

OPPOSED:              Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

4.3.

Downtown Business Association’s 2019 Budget

 

Moved by Councillor Buck Buchanan, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the report from Legislative Services Department dated November 22, 2018 re: Downtown Business Association’s 2019 Budget, hereby approves the Downtown Business Association’s 2019 Budget.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Ken Johnston

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the report from Legislative Services Department dated November 22, 2018 re:  Downtown Business Association’s 2019 Budget, hereby approves the Board of Directors the authority to manage any accrued funds (Reserve) and to transfer amounts between expenditures so long as the total expenditures is not increased, as per the Municipal Government Act Business Improvement Area Regulation and supported by the Downtown Business Association’s Financial Policy.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Council recessed at 6:09 p.m. and reconvened at 6:55 p.m.

 

4.4.

Capital Grant Application Process

 

Moved by Councillor Buck Buchanan, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to lift from the table consideration of the Capital Grant Application Process.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

MOTION TO LIFT FROM THE TABLE CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Tanya Handley, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer, having considered the report from Financial Services dated November 6, 2018 re:  Capital Grant Application Process hereby directs Administration to create a policy to include the following principles to mitigate the financial risk related to grant applications:

 

1.         The policy will apply for any grant application exceeding $1M.

2.         A grant application will only be made for capital projects already approved in             the Capital Budget or approved in principle in the Capital Plan.  If an emerging             opportunity is identified it will be brought to Council.

3.         Council will determine whether or not to submit the grant application.

4.         Agencies will be required to request approval from Council for grant             applications that require matching funding from The City. Agencies will be             defined as part of the policy.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

 

 

4.5.

2018 Request for Property Tax Penalty Cancellation

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Frank Wong

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer, having considered the report from Revenue and Assessment Services dated December 10, 2018 re:  2018 Request for Property Tax Penalty Cancellation hereby agrees that the property tax penalties applied to the properties listed below not be waived:

 

1.         Roll #30000740115

2.         Roll #30001944433

3.         Roll #30003047045

4.         Roll #30000410310

 


 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

4.6.

Development Permit Consideration - 5233-54 Avenue

 

Moved by Councillor Buck Buchanan, seconded by Councillor Frank Wong

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer, having considered the report from Inspections and Licensing, dated October 16, 2018, hereby approves the application submitted by Turning Point Society of Central Alberta (the “Applicant”), for a Development Permit for the Discretionary Use of an Institutional Service Facility (community service programs and support) and Supervised Consumption Services, as shown on the plans filed with Inspections & Licensing (collectively referred to as the "Approved Plans"), on the lands zoned DC(28) Direct Control District, located at 5233 54 Avenue (Lot 14, Block 4, 842 0286), subject to the conditions listed below:

 

1.                  A Development Permit shall not be deemed completed based on this approval until all conditions except those of a continuing nature, have been fulfilled to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.

 

2.                  All Development must conform to the conditions of this Development Permit and the Approved Plans, and any revisions thereto as required pursuant to this Approval. Any revisions to the Approved Plans must be approved by the Development Authority.

 

3.                  The Applicant shall repair or reinstate, or pay for the repair or reinstatement, to original condition, any public property, street furniture, curbing, boulevard landscaping and tree planting or any other property owned by the City which is damaged, destroyed or otherwise harmed by development or construction on the site. Repairs shall be done to the satisfaction of The City of Red Deer. In the event that the City undertakes the repairs the Applicant shall pay the costs incurred by the City within 30 days of being invoiced for such costs.

 

4.                The Applicant shall submit a revised site plan which reflects the parking layout as recommended within the Natural Surveillance section of the CPTED Assessment dated December 4, 2018. The revised site plan shall include wheel stops or another physical barrier, 0.6m from the proposed back of walk to prevent vehicles from blocking the sidewalk. The Applicant will be required to enter into a License to Occupy for the parking stalls and landscaping within the road right-of-way.

 

5.                The Applicant shall submit a landscaping plan, in consultation with the Park Department, which shows landscaped area and raised garden beds on the site as recommended within the Natural Surveillance, Territorial Reinforcement and Access Control sections of the CPTED Assessment dated December 4, 2018. The Applicant shall ensure all landscaping is installed prior to the commencement of operations provided there are no seasonal limitations.

 

6.                The Applicant shall ensure that any outdoor storage (shopping carts, bicycles, etc.) is contained at the rear of the sight and not visible from the street and is lockable.   

 

7.                The Applicant shall construct a 1.5m wide concrete sidewalk located along 54 Avenue.  The walk must be located 0.50 m from the back of curb.  The walk must span the full north-south length of the property, along 54th Avenue. 

 

8.                The Applicant shall enter into either a Development Permit Development Agreement (DPDA) or a Cost Contribution Agreement for the construction of the 1.5 m wide concrete sidewalk.

 

9.                The Applicant shall submit a lighting plan for the site, including site lighting and exterior building lighting as recommended within the Natural Surveillance section of the CPTED Assessment dated December 4, 2018. All lighting shall be installed prior to the commencement of operations.

 

10.              The Applicant shall erect a minimum of an 8’ high opaque fence along the rear east property line and a minimum of a 6’ high opaque fence on the north and south property lines as identified on approved site plans. All fence material should be flat to prevent climbing.

 

11.              The Applicant shall install a 290 degree door eye viewer on the rear entry door. Any additional doors which face the rear in the future shall have the same to provide sightlines for occupants exiting the building.

 

12.              The Applicant shall install signage around the Site as recommended within the Territorial Reinforcement section of the CPTED Assessment dated December 4, 2018.

 

13.              The Applicant shall comply with any other recommendations within the CPTED Assessment dated December 4, 2018.

 

Prior to consideration of the motion, the following motion to amend was introduced:

 

Moved by Councillor Buck Buchanan, seconded by Councillor Ken Johnston

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to amend the resolution  by deleting condition 5 and replacing it with the following:

 

5.        The Applicant shall submit a landscaping plan, in consultation with the Parks Department, which shows landscaped area, garden beds, and a 1.5 m see-through non-climbable fence on the north and south property line at the front of the site, as recommended within the Natural Surveillance, Territorial Reinforcement and Access Control sections of the CPTED Assessment dated December 4, 2018. The Applicant shall ensure all landscaping is installed prior to the commencement of operations provided there are no seasonal limitations.

 

 


 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

 

MOTION TO AMEND CARRIED

 

Councillor Buck Buchanan left Council Chambers at 8:50 p.m. and returned at 8:52 p.m.

 

The following motion to table was introduced:

 

Moved by Councillor Vesna Higham

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to table consideration of Development Permit Consideration - 5233 – 54 Avenue until the January 7, 2019 Council Meeting.

 

As there was no seconder on the motion, the motion died on the floor.

 

The following motion to amend was introduced:

 

Moved by Councillor Vesna Higham, seconded by Councillor Tanya Handley

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to amend the resolution by adding to the preamble “until January 1, 2026” after “Supervised Consumption Services”.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong

 

OPPOSED:              Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION TO AMEND CARRIED

The original motion, as amended, was then on the floor:

 

Resolved that Council of the City of Red Deer, having considered the report from Inspections and Licensing dated October 16, 2018, hereby approves the application submitted by Turning Point Society of Central Alberta (the “Applicant”), for a Development Permit for the Discretionary Use of an Institutional Service Facility (community service programs and support) and Supervised Consumption Services, until January 1, 2026, as shown on the plans filed with Inspections & Licensing (collectively referred to as the "Approved Plans"), on the lands zoned DC(28) Direct Control District, located at 5233 54 Avenue (Lot 14, Block 4, 842 0286), subject to the conditions listed below:

 

1.                  A Development Permit shall not be deemed completed based on this approval, until all conditions, except those of a continuing nature, have been fulfilled to the satisfaction of the Development Officer.

 

2.                  All Development must conform to the conditions of this Development Permit             and the Approved Plans, and any revisions thereto, as required pursuant to this Approval. Any revisions to the Approved Plans must be approved by the Development Authority.

 

3.                  The Applicant shall repair or reinstate, or pay for the repair or reinstatement, to original condition, any public property, street furniture, curbing, boulevard landscaping and tree planting, or any other property owned by The City which is damaged, destroyed or otherwise harmed by development or construction on the site. Repairs shall be done to the satisfaction of The City of Red Deer. In the event that The City undertakes the repairs, the Applicant shall pay the costs incurred by The City within 30 days of being invoiced for such costs.

 

4.                  The Applicant shall submit a revised site plan which reflects the parking layout as recommended within the Natural Surveillance section of the CPTED Assessment dated December 4, 2018. The revised site plan shall include wheel stops or another physical barrier, 0.6m from the proposed back of walk to prevent vehicles from blocking the sidewalk. The Applicant will be required to enter into a License to Occupy for the parking stalls and landscaping within the road right-of-way.

 

5.                  The Applicant shall submit a landscaping plan, in consultation with the Parks Department, which shows landscaped area, garden beds, and a 1.5 m see-through non-climbable fence on the north and south property line at the front of the site, as recommended within the Natural Surveillance, Territorial Reinforcement and Access Control sections of the CPTED Assessment dated December 4, 2018. The Applicant shall ensure all landscaping is installed prior to the commencement of operations provided there are no seasonal limitations.

 

6.                  The Applicant shall ensure that any outdoor storage (shopping carts, bicycles, etc.) is contained at the rear of the sight and not visible from the street and is lockable.    

 

7.                  The Applicant shall construct a 1.5 m wide concrete sidewalk located along 54 Avenue.  The walk must be located 0.50 m from the back of curb.  The walk must span the full north-south length of the property, along 54th Avenue. 

 

8.                  The Applicant shall enter into either a Development Permit Development Agreement (DPDA) or a Cost Contribution Agreement for the construction of the 1.5 m wide concrete sidewalk.

 

9.                  The Applicant shall submit a lighting plan for the site, including site lighting and exterior building lighting, as recommended within the Natural Surveillance section of the CPTED Assessment dated December 4, 2018. All lighting shall be installed prior to the commencement of operations. 

 

10.              The Applicant shall erect a minimum of an 8’ high opaque fence along the rear east property line and a minimum of a 6’ high opaque fence on the north and south property lines, as identified on the approved site plans. All fence material should be flat to prevent climbing.

 

11.              The Applicant shall install a 290 degree door eye viewer on the rear entry door. Any additional doors which face the rear in the future shall have the same to provide sightlines for occupants exiting the building.

 

12.              The Applicant shall install signage around the Site, as recommended within the Territorial Reinforcement section of the CPTED Assessment dated December 4, 2018.

 

13.              The Applicant shall comply with any other recommendations within the CPTED Assessment dated December 4, 2018.

IN FAVOUR:               Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

5.         BYLAWS

 

5.1.

Business License Bylaw Amendment

Bylaw 3609/A-2018

 

 

Moved by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

 

FIRST READING:                   That Bylaw 3609/A-2018 (an amendment to the Business                                       Licence Bylaw to include Permanent Supervised Consumption                                     Services and to resolve administrative errors) with the following                                     amendment:

                                    -           Schedule G section 9(b) by adding “monitored and                                                   professional installed” after “maintains a”.

 

 

Prior to consideration of the motion, the following amendments were then introduced:

 

Moved by Councillor Vesna Higham, seconded by Councillor Tanya Handley

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to amend Licence Bylaw 3609/A-2018 deleting Schedule G section 9(c) and replacing with the following:

-           The License holder must maintain and execute a plan for daily outside inspections and twice daily clean up including needle pick up within a 150m radius of the Permanent Supervised Consumption Services during and after hours of operation;

 

Prior to consideration of the amendment, the following amendment to the amendment was then introduced:

 

Moved by Councillor Ken Johnston, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to amend Licence Bylaw 3609/A-2018 deleting Schedule G section 9(c) and replacing with the following:

 

-           The License holder must maintain and execute a plan for daily outside inspections and twice daily clean up including needle pick up within a 100m radius of the Permanent Supervised Consumption Services during and after hours of operation;

 

IN FAVOUR:           Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong

 

OPPOSED:              Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

MOTION TO AMEND THE AMENDMENT  DEFEATED

 

The original amendment was then back on the floor: 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael                       Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham,                                     Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor                                     Dianne Wyntjes

 

OPPOSED:               Councillor Frank Wong

 

MOTION TO AMEND CARRIED

Moved by Councillor Tanya Handley, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to amend Bylaw 3609/A-2018 as follows:

            Schedule G section 9(d) by adding “and the public” after “the City”.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION TO AMEND CARRIED

 

First reading, as amended, was then on the floor:

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael                       Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham,                                     Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor                                     Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

SECOND READING: That Bylaw 3609/A-2018 be read a second time.

 

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

Motion for Permission to go to Third Reading

 

 


 

Resolved that with the unanimous consent of Council members present, that Bylaw 3609/A-2018 be presented for third reading.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

OPPOSED:              Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham

 

 

MOTION DEFEATED

 

Councillor Dianne Wyntjes left Council Chambers at 10:34 p.m. and returned at 10:37 p.m.

 

6.

REPORTS - continued

 

6.1.

Municipal Planning Commission Request – Variance Tools for Cannabis Retail Sales Separation Distance Variance Guidelines

 

Moved by Councillor Buck Buchanan, seconded by Councillor Frank Wong

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the Administration

Report, dated November 26, 2018 re:  Municipal Planning Commission Request – Cannabis Retail Sales Separation Distance Variance Guidance hereby agrees that no variances be permitted to the Cannabis Retail Sales setback regulations and directs that administration prepares the required Land Use Bylaw amendment.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael                                     Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham,                                     Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor                                     Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Buck Buchanan, seconded by Councillor Frank Wong

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3357/UU-2018 (an amendment to the Land Use                                     Bylaw to preclude the Development Authority from granting                                     variances to the separation distances in the Land Use Bylaw for                                     Cannabis Retail Sales) be read a first time.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

7.

BYLAWS - continued

 

7.1.

Amendment to Freestanding Sign Exception Bylaw 3357/BB-2018

Amendment to Safety Codes Permit Bylaw 3551/B-2018

Amendment to Development Permit Fee Bylaw 3555/B-2018

 

Moved by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes, seconded by Councillor Vesna Higham

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to table consideration of the following for up to 6 weeks:

-                      Land Use Bylaw Amendment 3357/BB-2018

-                      Safety Codes Permit Bylaw 3351/B-2018

-                      Development Permit Fee Bylaw 3555/B-2018

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION TO TABLE CARRIED

 

Council recessed at 10:54 p.m. and reconvened at 11:05 p.m.


 

8.

REPORTS - continued

 

8.1.

Provincial Education Requisition Credit Application

 

Moved by Councillor Buck Buchanan, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer, having considered the report from Revenue & Assessment Services dated November 26, 2018, Re: 2018 Provincial Education Requisition Credit (PERC) hereby agrees to cancel and write off the collection of property taxes as bad debt, the 2016, 2017 and 2018 property taxes for properties identified below and directs administration to apply to the Province of Alberta for the Provincial Education Requisition Credit for Uncollected Education Property Taxes on Oil and Gas Properties for these properties, as follows:

 

 

Tax Year

Roll #

MAID #

 Assessment Value

Total Municipal Property Tax 

Total Education Property Tax

Total Senior Property Tax

Total DIP Property Tax

Total Property Taxes

2016

30008700522

1820831

         2,100

 $        27.61

$7.74

$0.06

$0.00

$35.40

2016

30008700522

1820835

         2,100

 $        27.61

$7.74

$0.06

$0.00

$35.40

2016

30008700522

1820836

         2,100

 $        27.61

$7.74

$0.06

$0.00

$35.40

2016

30008700522

8413884

         6,710

 $        88.21

$24.72

$0.18

$0.00

$113.11

2016

30008700522

8413885

       96,480

 $   1,268.30

$355.39

$2.63

$0.00

$1,626.32

2016

30008700522

8413886

       61,100

 $      803.20

$225.07

$1.67

$0.00

$1,029.94

2016

30008700522

8413887

       53,600

 $      704.61

$197.44

$1.46

$0.00

$903.51

2016

30008700522

8413888

         8,370

 $      110.03

$30.83

$0.23

$0.00

$141.09

2016

30008700522

8413889

         9,590

 $      126.07

$35.33

$0.26

$0.00

$161.65

2016

30008700522

8413945

       25,030

 $      329.04

$92.20

$0.68

$0.00

$421.92

2016

30008700522

8413946

       19,610

 $      257.79

$72.24

$0.54

$0.00

$330.56

2016

30008700522

8413947

         2,090

 $        27.47

$7.70

$0.06

$0.00

$35.23

2016

30008700522

8413949

     107,450

 $   1,412.51

$395.80

$2.93

$0.00

$1,811.24

2016

30008700522

8413951

       24,740

 $      325.22

$91.13

$0.68

$0.00

$417.03

2016

30008700522

8426612

       32,520

 $      427.50

$119.79

$0.89

$0.00

$548.18

 

 

 

     453,590

 $   5,962.76

 $1,670.84

 $12.38

 $      -  

$7,645.99

2017

30008700522

1820831

         1,790

 $        24.09

$6.68

$0.05

$0.00

$30.81

2017

30008700522

1820835

         1,790

 $        24.09

$6.68

$0.05

$0.00

$30.81

2017

30008700522

1820836

         1,790

 $        24.09

$6.68

$0.05

$0.00

$30.81

2017

30008700522

8413884

         6,080

 $        81.82

$22.68

$0.16

$0.00

$104.65

2017

30008700522

8413885

       87,470

 $   1,177.08

$326.25

$2.24

$0.00

$1,505.57

2017

30008700522

8413886

       55,400

 $      745.52

$206.63

$1.42

$0.00

$953.57

2017

30008700522

8413887

       48,590

 $      653.88

$181.23

$1.24

$0.00

$836.35

2017

30008700522

8413888

         7,590

 $      102.14

$28.31

$0.19

$0.00

$130.64

2017

30008700522

8413889

         8,690

 $      116.94

$32.41

$0.22

$0.00

$149.58

2017

30008700522

8413945

       22,690

 $      305.34

$84.63

$0.58

$0.00

$390.55

2017

30008700522

8413946

       17,770

 $      239.13

$66.28

$0.45

$0.00

$305.86

2017

30008700522

8413947

         1,890

 $        25.43

$7.05

$0.05

$0.00

$32.53

2017

30008700522

8413949

       97,420

 $   1,310.98

$363.36

$2.49

$0.00

$1,676.83

2017

30008700522

8413951

       22,430

 $      301.84

$83.66

$0.57

$0.00

$386.07

2017

30008700522

8426612

       27,750

 $      373.43

$103.50

$0.71

$0.00

$477.64

 

 

 

     409,140

 $   5,505.80

 $1,526.01

 $10.47

 $      -  

$7,042.28

2018

30008700521

2774966

             360

 $           4.95

$1.37

$0.01

$0.01

$6.34

2018

30008700521

2777883

         2,820

 $        38.76

$10.73

$0.09

$0.10

$49.68

2018

30008700521

790194

         3,550

 $        48.79

$13.51

$0.11

$0.12

$62.54

2018

30008700521

7902088

         2,120

 $        29.14

$8.07

$0.07

$0.07

$37.35

 

 

 

         8,850

 $      121.64

$33.67

$0.28

$0.30

$155.90

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     871,580

 $11,590.20

 $3,230.53

 $23.14

 $  0.30

 $14,844.17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Eligible Provincial Education Requisition Credit

$3,230.53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IN FAVOUR:              Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe,                                     Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken                                     Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor                                     Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

9.

BYLAWS - continued

 

9.1.

Proposed 2019 Off-Site Levy Rates

Off-Site Levy Bylaw Amendment 3549/B-2018

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

SECOND READING: That Bylaw 3549/B-2018 (an amendment to the Off-Site Levy                                     Bylaw to set the 2019 off-site levy rates as follows:

                      -           Trunk Water                          $15,553

                      -           Trunk Sanitary                        $33,484

                      -           Trunk Storm                           $73,176

                      -           Major Thoroughfares             $115,690

                                  Total:                                      $237,903)

                                    be read a second time.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

OPPOSED:              Councillor Ken Johnston

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

THIRD READING:     That Bylaw 3549/B-2018 be read a third time.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

OPPOSED:              Councillor Ken Johnston

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 


10.

REPORTS - continued

 

10.1.

2019 – 2022 City of Red Deer Strategic Plan

 

Councillor Frank Wong left Council Chambers at 11:44 p.m. and returned at 11:45 p.m.

 

Moved by Councillor Tanya Handley, seconded by Councillor Frank Wong

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the report from Communications & Strategic Planning and Corporate Services, dated December 10, 2018 re:  2019 – 2022 City of Red Deer Strategic Plan hereby approves the proposed 2019-2022 Strategic Plan and hereby directs Administration to develop a reasonable interpretation action plan (charters) and necessary communication documents.    

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong

 

OPPOSED:              Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

11.

BYLAWS - continued

 

11.1.

2019 Capital Budget Borrowing Bylaws

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Michael Dawe

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to lift from the table consideration of the following 2019 Capital Budget Borrowing Bylaws:

-           Bylaw 3613/2018 – 2019 Recreation Projects

-           Bylaw 3614/2018 – 2019 Roads Projects

-           Bylaw 3615/2018 – 2019 General Municipal Works

-           Bylaw 3616/2018 – 2019 EL&P Infrastructure

-           Bylaw 3617/2018 – 2019 Roads Offsite Project

-           Bylaw 3618/2018 – 2019 Sanitary Offsite Bylaw

 


 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor                                     Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna                                     Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee,                                     Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION TO LIFT FROM THE TABLE CARRIED

 

 

11.2.

Bylaw 3613/2018 – 2019 Recreation Projects

 

Moved by Councillor Vesna Higham, seconded by Councillor Tanya Handley

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3613/2018 (a borrowing bylaw in the amount of                                     $4,047,000 for the 2019 Recreation Projects) be read a first                                     time.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

11.3.

Bylaw 3614/2018 – 2019 Roads Projects

 

Moved by Councillor Ken Johnston, seconded by Councillor Michael Dawe

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3614/2018 (a borrowing bylaw in the amount of                                     $29,493,000 for 2019 Roads Projects) be read a first time.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

11.4.

Bylaw 3615/2018 – 2019 General Municipal Works Projects

 

Moved by Councillor Michael Dawe, seconded by Councillor Ken Johnston

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3615/2018 (a borrowing bylaw in the amount of                                     $4,617,000 for 2019 General Municipal Works Projects:

a.          Riverside Meadows / Fairview Communities                                                 Infrastructure

b.         Snow Dump Sediment Pond

c.          RCMP Parking Lot Expansion) be read a first time.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

OPPOSED:              Councillor Vesna Higham

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

11.5.

Bylaw 3616/2018 – 2019 EL&P Infrastructure

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3616/2018 (a borrowing bylaw in the amount of                                     $1,000,000 for the 2019 ELP Infrastructure:  ELP Substations &                                     SCADA) be read a first time.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

11.6.

Bylaw 3617/2018 – 2019 Roads Offsite Project

 

Moved by Dianne Wyntjes, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3617/2018 (a borrowing bylaw in the amount of                                     $3,244,000 for the 2019 Road Offsite Project:  CP Rail Overpass                                     (Hwy 11A between Taylor Drive and Gaetz Avenue) be read a                                     first time.

 


IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

11.7.

Bylaw 3618/2018 – 2019 Sanitary Offsite Project

 

Moved by Councillor Frank Wong, seconded by Councillor Buck Buchanan

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3618/2018 (a borrowing bylaw in the amount of                                     $9,408,000 for the 2019 Sanitary Offsite Project:  Hwy 11A                                     Sanitary Trunk Extension) be read a first time.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

12.

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 


 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to add consideration of the following to the December 10, 2018 City Council Agenda:

•           2018 Exempt Staff Salary Treatment;

•           Human Resource Matter as considered In Camera.

 


IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes, seconded by Councillor Frank Wong

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the report from Human Resources, dated November 8, 2018 re:  2018 Exempt Staff Salary Treatment, hereby approves a 1.00% general salary increase effective January 1, 2018.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Frank Wong, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered Item 1.2 – Human Resource Matter In Camera on December 10, 2018 hereby endorses revised Option 1 and agrees that the contents of the report will remain confidential as protected by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Section 24(1)(a).

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

OPPOSED:              Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Tanya Handley

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

13.

ADJOURNMENT

 

Moved by Councillor Ken Johnston, seconded by Councillor Tanya Handley

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to adjourn the Monday, December 10, 2018 Regular Council Meeting of Red Deer City Council at 12:01 a.m. on December 11, 2018.

 

IN FAVOUR:           Mayor Tara Veer, Councillor Buck Buchanan, Councillor Michael Dawe, Councillor Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

“Mayor Tara Veer”

 

“Frieda McDougall”

MAYOR

 

CITY CLERK