M  I  N  U  T  E  S 

 

of the Red Deer City Council Regular Meeting

held on, Monday, May 13, 2019

commenced at 2:31 P.M.

 

Present:        Mayor Tara Veer

                        Councillor Michael Dawe

                        Councillor Tanya Handley

                        Councillor Vesna Higham

                        Councillor Ken Johnston

                        Councillor Lawrence Lee

                        Councillor Frank Wong

                       

City Manager, Allan Seabrooke

Interim City Manager, Tara Lodewyk

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 Human Resources, Kristy Svoboda

Acting Director of Planning Services, Emily Damberger

Director of Protective Services, Paul Goranson

City Clerk, Frieda McDougall

Deputy City Clerk, Samantha Rodwell

Corporate Meeting Administrator, Amber Senuk

                        Senior Planner, Orlando Toews

                        Senior Planner, Christi Fidek

                        Planner, Kimberly Fils-Aime

                                               

Absent:          Councillor Buck Buchanan

                        Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

1.

IN CAMERA MEETING

 

1.1.

Motion to In Camera

 

Moved by Councillor Ken Johnston, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to enter into an In-Camera meeting of Council on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 2:32 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:

 

•           City Manager Recruitment FOIP 24(1)(a) Advice from Officials

•           Land Use Zoning – FOIP 27(1)(a) Privileged Information

 

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

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

1.1.a.  City Manager Recruitment - FOIP 24(1) Advice from Officials

 

The following people were in attendance as the topic under discussion related to their position within the organization:

 

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

 

Director of Human Resources Kristy Svoboda, City Clerk Frieda McDougall

 

Director of Human Resources, Kristy Svoboda left Council Chambers at 3:00 p.m.

 

Council recessed at 3:57 p.m. and reconvened the In Camera Meeting at 4:03 p.m.

 

1.1.b.  Land Use Zoning – FOIP 27(1)(a) Privileged Information

 

The following people were in attendance as the topic under discussion related to their position within the organization:

 

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

 

City Manager Allan Seabrooke, Interim City Manager Tara Lodewyk, 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 Human Resources Kristy Svoboda, Acting Director of Planning Services Emily Damberger, Director of Protective Services Paul Goranson, City Clerk Frieda McDougall, Deputy City Clerk Samantha Rodwell, Corporate Meeting Administrator Amber Senuk

 

1.2.

Motion to Revert to Open Meeting

 

Moved by Councillor Tanya Handley, seconded by Councillor Ken Johnston

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to enter into an open meeting of Council on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 4:07 p.m.

 

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

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

2.

MINUTES

 

2.1.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the April 29, 2019 Council Meeting

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Vesna Higham

 

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby approves the Minutes of the April 29, 2019 Regular Council Meeting as transcribed.

 

 

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

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

3.

REPORTS

 

3.1.

Development Permit Application - A107 - 5212-48 Street

 

Moved by Councillor Vesna Higham, seconded by Councillor Tanya Handley

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered the report from the Inspection & Licensing Department, dated April 25, 2019 re:  Development Permit at A107, 5212-48 Street hereby approves the application by Chanh Nguyen (the “Applicant”) for the Use of a Commercial Service Facility (nail salon), as shown on the plans filed with Inspections & Licensing and stamped as "Approved", copies of which form part of this approval (collectively referred to as the "Approved Plans"), on the lands zoned DC(6), located at A107-5212 48 Street, legally described as UNT 15, CDE, Plan 022 1935, (the "Site").

 

Approval is subject to the following conditions:

 

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 further 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.

 

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

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

4.

BYLAWS

 

4.1.

Bylaw 3357/L-2019
Amendment for a Site Exception
"Restaurant" as a Discretionary Use at 4501-48 Avenue

 

Moved by Councillor Frank Wong, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3357/L-2019 (an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw for a site exception to add a “restaurant” as a discretionary use at 4501-48 Avenue) be read a first time.

 

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

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

4.2.

Appeal Boards Bylaw Amendment 3619/B-2019:  Clarifying Amendments

 

Moved by Councillor Frank Wong, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

SECOND READING:   That Bylaw 3619/B-2019 (an amendment to the Appeal Boards Bylaw to clarify three sections of the bylaw) be read a second time.

 

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

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Frank Wong, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

THIRD READING:     That Bylaw 3619/B-2019 be read a third time.

 

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

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

5.

IN CAMERA - continued

 

5.1.

Motion to In Camera

 

Moved by Councillor Vesna Higham, 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, May 13, 2019 at 4:29 p.m. and hereby agrees to exclude the following:

 

•           All members of the media; and

•           All members of the public;

 

to discuss:

 

•           Advice from Officials – FOIP 24(1)(a)

 

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

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

5.1.a.  Advice from Officials FOIP 24(1)(a)

 

The following people were in attendance as the topic under discussion related to their position within the organization:

 

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

 

City Manager Allan Seabrooke, Interim City Manager Tara Lodewyk, 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 Human Resources Kristy Svoboda, Acting Director of Planning Services Emily Damberger, Director of Protective Services Paul Goranson, City Clerk Frieda McDougall, Deputy City Clerk Samantha Rodwell, Corporate Meeting Administrator Amber Senuk

 

5.2.

Motion to Revert to Open Meeting

 

Moved by Councillor Vesna Higham, seconded by Councillor Tanya Handley

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to enter into an open meeting of Council on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 4:45 p.m.

 

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

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

6.

ADD TO THE AGENDA

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Tanya Handley

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to add consideration of Advice from Officials as discussed In Camera, to the May 13, 2019 City Council Agenda.

 

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

 

 

MOTION TO ADD TO THE AGENDA CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Vesna Higham, seconded by Councillor Tanya Handley

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer having considered an Advice from Officials matter on May 13, 2019, hereby endorses the revised recommendation as presented In Camera 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 Tanya Handley, Councillor Vesna Higham, Councillor Ken Johnston, Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Council recessed at 4:47 p.m. and reconvened at 6:00 p.m.

 

7.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

7.1.

Land Use Bylaw Amendment - Bylaw 3357/A-2019
Recreation Vehicle Storage in A1 District
Equipment & Machinery Storage Site Exception

 

Mayor Tara Veer declared open the Public Hearing for Bylaw 3357/A-2019, an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw for a site exception to allow outdoor storage of recreational vehicles, equipment and machinery at 10, 39063 C&E Trail, south of the Central Park Neighbourhood.  Mr. William Porter, Mr. Howard Kathol, Mr. Dave Yakimetz, Mr. Gary Davis, Mr. Lesley Gostola and Mr. Singh Manhani 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 Tanya Handley, seconded by Councillor Vesna Higham

 

SECOND READING: That Bylaw 3357/A-2019 (an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw for a site exception to allow outdoor storage of recreational vehicles, equipment and machinery at 10, 39063 C&E Trail, south of the Central Park neighbourhood) be read a second time.

 

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

 

 

MOTION DEFEATED

 

7.2.

22 Gunn Street

Bylaw 3357/J-2019

 

Mayor Tara Veer declared open the Public Hearing for Bylaw 3357/J-2019, an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw to redesignate 22 Gunn Street from A1 Future Urban Development to R1 Residential (Low Density) and R1G Residential (Small Lot) Districts.  Mr. Jack Haakman, Ms. Carol Hargreaves, Ms. Dot Haynes and Mr. Jonathan Jacobson spoke to this item.  As no one else was present to speak to the bylaw, Mayor Tara Veer declared the Public Hearing closed.

 

Councillor Vesna Higham left Council Chambers at 7:51 p.m. and returned at 7:53 p.m.

 

Moved by Councillor Frank Wong, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

SECOND READING:            That Bylaw 3357/J-2019 (an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw to redesignate 22 Gunn Street from A1 Future Urban Development District to R1 Residential (Low Density) and R1G Residential (Small Lot) Districts.

 

Prior to voting on second reading of the bylaw, the following amendments were introduced:

 

Moved by Councillor Vesna Higham, seconded by Councillor Michael Dawe

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to amend Bylaw 3357/J-2019 as follows:

-  Section 1 Delete "and R1G Residential (Small Lot) District"

-  Section 1 and 2 replace “Schedule A” with a revised “Schedule A” to show only R1 zoning.

 

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

 

OPPOSED:              Councillor Lawrence Lee, Councillor Frank Wong

 

 

MOTION TO AMEND CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Ken Johnston, seconded by Councillor Vesna Higham

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to amend Bylaw 3357/J-2019 by adding a new section to the bylaw as follows:

3.   The R1 Permitted and Discretionary Uses Table in section 4.1 1.(a) is amended to add the following permitted use:

(vii) at 22 Gunn Street no more than 6 lots with a single dwelling unit per lot.

 

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

 

 

MOTION TO AMEND CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Ken Johnston, seconded by Councillor Tanya Handley

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to amend Bylaw 3357/J-2019 by adding a new section to the bylaw as follows:

4.  The R1 Permitted and Discretionary Uses Table in section 4.1 1.(b) is amended to add the following discretionary use:

(xv) at 22 Gunn Street tree removal

 

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

 

 

MOTION TO AMEND CARRIED

 

Second reading of the bylaw, as amended, was then back on the floor:

 

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

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

Moved by Councillor Frank Wong, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

THIRD READING:     That Bylaw 3357/J-2019 be read a third time.

 

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

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

8.

ADJOURNMENT

 

Moved by Councillor Tanya Handley, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to adjourn the Monday, May 13, 2019 Regular Council Meeting of Red Deer City Council at 9:38 p.m.

 

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

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Mayor Tara Veer”

 

“Samantha Rodwell”

MAYOR

 

DEPUTY CITY CLERK