M  I  N  U  T  E  S

 

of the Red Deer City Council Regular Meeting

held on Monday, January 21, 2019

commenced at 2:31 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 Human Resources, Kristy Svoboda

Director of Planning Services, Tara Lodewyk

Director of Protective Services, Paul Goranson

City Clerk, Frieda McDougall

Deputy City Clerk, Samantha Rodwell

Corporate Meeting Support, Kaitlin Bishop 

Electric, Light & Power Manager, Jim Jorgensen       

Inspections & Licensing Manager, Erin Stuart

Senior Planner, Jolene Tejkl

Senior Planner, Dayna Facca


 

1.

MINUTES

 

1.1.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the December 10, 2018 Regular Council Meeting

 

Moved by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes, seconded by Councillor Tanya Handley

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to lift from the table consideration of the Minutes of the December 10, 2018 Regular Council Meeting.

 

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 Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Vesna Higham

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby approves the Minutes of the December 10, 2018 Regular Council Meeting, with item 4.6 amended to reflect Councillor Frank Wong as seconder in place of Councillor Ken Johnston.

 

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

 

1.2.

Confirmation of the Minutes of the January 7, 2019 Regular Council Meeting

 

Moved by Councillor Buck Buchanan, seconded by Councillor Tanya Handley

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby approves the Minutes of the January 7, 2019 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

 

2.

REPORTS

 

2.1.

In Camera Meeting Practices

 

Council accepted the report for information.

 

3.

BYLAWS

 

3.1.

Electric Utility Bylaw Amendment 3273/A-2019 -  Distribution Tariff

 

Moved by Councillor Tanya Handley, seconded by Councillor Vesna Higham

 

FIRST READING:      That Bylaw 3273/A-2019 (an amendment to Appendix A – Distribution Tariff of the Electric Utility Bylaw) 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

 

3.2.

Intermunicipal Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Bylaw 3408/A-2019

 

 

 

Moved by Councillor Buck Buchanan, seconded by Councillor Frank Wong

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3408/A-2019 (an amendment to the Intermunicipal Subdivision and Development Appeal Board Bylaw to ensure compliance with the Municipal Government Act and administrative updates) 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

 

3.3.

Committees Bylaw 3576/A-2019

 

Moved by Councillor Frank Wong, seconded by Councillor Buck Buchanan

 

FIRST READING:                  That Bylaw 3576/A-2019 (an amendment to the Committees Bylaw to improve award criteria for the Mayor’s Recognition Awards) 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, Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

OPPOSED:              Councillor Buck Buchanan

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

3.4.

Evergreen Neighbourhood Area Structure Plan (NASP) Bylaw 3217/A-2019

Land Use Bylaw Amendment 3357/G-2019

 

 

 

Moved by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes, seconded by Councillor Lawrence Lee

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3217/A-2019 (an amendment to the Evergreen Neighbourhood Area Structure Plan) 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

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Dianne Wyntjes

 

FIRST READING:      That Bylaw 3357/G-2019 (an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw to redesignate lots in phase two of Evergreen from R1 Residential (Low Density) District to R1G Residential (Small Lot) District) 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

 

3.5.

Portable Sign Council Resolution - Report Back to Council
Bylaw 3357/F-2019

 

Moved by Councillor Michael Dawe, seconded by Councillor Ken Johnston

 

FIRST READING:      That Bylaw 3357/F-2019 (an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw to clarify that sites are to remain free of Portable Signs for 30 consecutive days before another Portable Sign may be displayed on the site and additional display time may be requested through a variance) 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 Dianne Wyntjes

 

OPPOSED:              Councillor Frank Wong

 

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

3.6.

Business Bylaw Amendment 3609/A-2019 - Not for Profit

 

Moved by Councillor Ken Johnston, seconded by Councillor Michael Dawe

 

FIRST READING:       That Bylaw 3609/A-2019 (an amendment to the Business Licence Bylaw to provide a definition of Not for Profit Organization and to provide clarification for exclusions from licensing requirements) be read a first time with the following amendment:

-          Section 2(e) add the word "Commercial" after the words "operations from 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

 

4.

ADJOURNMENT

 

Moved by Councillor Lawrence Lee, seconded by Councillor Vesna Higham

 

Resolved that Council of The City of Red Deer hereby agrees to adjourn the Monday, January 21, 2019 Regular Council Meeting of Red Deer City Council at 4:47 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

 

 

 

 

 

“Mayor Tara Veer”

 

“Frieda McDougall”

MAYOR

 

CITY CLERK