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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING NO. 18 by HC120316091051

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									               EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING NO. 18
                                                                                         August 14, 1996

MEMBERS                                                         PRESENT
B. Smith, Chair                                                 B. Smith, Chair
L. Chahley                                                      L. Chahley
L. Langley                                                      L. Langley
B. Maitson
R. Noce, Vice-Chair                                             R. Noce, Vice-Chair


ALSO IN ATTENDANCE:

Councillor A. Bolstad*
Councillor M. Phair*
Councillor J. Taylor*
R. Liteplo, Acting City Manager
U.S. Watkiss, City Clerk

* Denotes attendance at part of the meeting.



A.             CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS


A.1.           CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Smith called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m. Councillor B. Maitson was absent.

Councillor A. Bolstad entered the meeting.



A.2.           ADOPTION OF AGENDA

MOVED R. Noce:

               That the Executive Committee Agenda for the August 14, 1996 meeting be adopted.




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                                                                                              CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley, R. Noce



ABSENT:      B. Maitson.



A.3.         ADOPTION OF MINUTES

MOVED R. Noce:

             That the Minutes of the July 17, 1996 Executive Committee Meeting (No. 17), be
             adopted.

                                                                                              CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley, R. Noce
ABSENT:                      B. Maitson.


D.1.         DECISION TO HEAR

MOVED L. Chahley:

             That the Committee hear from the following:

             1.      A. Kubicki with respect to Item G.8.a.

             2.      T. Cary-Barnard with respect to Item G.8.f.

                                                                                              CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley, R. Noce
ABSENT:                      B. Maitson.

D.2.         EXEMPTIONS AND VOTE ON ALL OTHER ITEMS

MOVED L. Chahley:

             That the following items be exempted for debate:

             G.3.a., G.8.a. and G.8.f; and




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G.5.a.          Contract/Consultant Information Report for June 1996
That the July 18, 1996 Finance Department report be received as information.            City Manager
                                                                                        Finance



G.5.b.    C     Letter dated March 22, 1996 from Otto Gloeckler, Rotary Club of Edmonton-
                Millwoods, 2907 - 66 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6K 4C1 re: Tax Roll Account
                No. 4139663

                That the Executive Committee recommend to City Council:

                That the requested tax refund in the amount of $2,500.00 be approved.



G.5.c.          Open Tenders greater than $500,000.00 and Request to hire Consultants where
                estimates exceed $25,000.00, Report Dated July 18, 1996
That the July 18, 1996 Finance Department report be received as information.            City Manager
                                                                                        Finance



G.8.b.          Agreement between the City and ED TEL Communications Inc.
1.       That the City enter into an agreement (Attachment I of the July 3, 1996        City Manager
         Planning and Development Department report) with ED TEL
         Communications Inc.                                                            Law
2.       That the Agreement shall be in a form acceptable to the Law Department         Planning & Dev.
         and in contents acceptable to the General Manager of Planning &
         Development.



G.8.c.          Purchase of land at 9345 - 107A Avenue from Ha To Phung and Thanh Tu
                Phung for $300
That the purchase of a portion of Lot 18, Block 18, Plan RN23, containing 3 square City Manager
metres, more or less, from Ha To Phung and Thanh Tu Phung for $300 be approved. Planning & Dev.



G.8.d.          Purchase of land at 9351 - 107A Avenue from Jagdish Narain Rama for $1,200
That the purchase of a portion of Lot 20, Block 18, Plan RN23, containing 13            City Manager



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square metres, more or less, from Jagdish Narain Rama for $1,200 be approved.        Planning & Dev.



G.8.e.   C     Recommendation for Approval of Amending Agreement between Delcon
               Holdings Ltd. and the City of Edmonton

               That the Executive Committee recommend to City Council:

               That approval be given to enter into an amending agreement to include the transfer of
               a closed portion of redundant road right-of-way to the Owner, Delcon Holdings Ltd.,
               for $1.00.

                                                                                                CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley, R. Noce.
ABSENT:                        B. Maitson.

MOVED L. Chahley:

               That Item G.8.a. be dealt with as the first item on the agenda.

                                                                                                CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley, R. Noce.
ABSENT:                        B. Maitson.


G.             CITY MANAGER'S REPORTS



G.3.           LAW DEPARTMENT


G.3.a.         Edmonton Oilers and Edmonton Trappers - Corporate Re-Organization

MOVED R. Noce:

               That Item G.3.a. be dealt with now.

                                                                                                CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley, R. Noce.
ABSENT:                        B. Maitson.
Councillor M. Phair entered the meeting.




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R. Liteplo, City Solicitor, answered the Committee's questions.

MOVED R. Noce:

1.       That the following agreements be approved for execution by the City of       City Manager
         Edmonton, subject to any minor changes that may be approved by the Law
         Department:                                                                  Law
         a)     1996 Assumption Agreement;
         b)     Supplemental NHL Co-operation letter;
         c)     Consent Agreement With Alberta Treasury Branches;
         d)     Right of First Refusal
         e)     Unanimous Shareholder Agreement;
         f)     Consent to Transfer Agreement;
         g)     Confirmation Covenant;
         h)     Joint and Several Franchise Covenant;
         i)     Amendment to Creditor Agreement.
2.       Execution of further agreements, to amend or accommodate the assignment
         of those agreements approved by City Council at its meetings of July 26/27
         and August 4, 1994 be approved subject to approval of those further
         agreements by the City Solicitor.

                                                                                               CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley, R. Noce.
ABSENT:                        B. Maitson.


G.8.            PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT


G.8.a.          Offer to Purchase received from the Polish Heritage Society of Edmonton for
                3.51 Acres of the Prince of Wales Armoury Lands for $315,900.00

A. Kubicki, J. Szumlas & H. Bereznicki, representing the Polish Heritage Society of Edmonton, made a
presentation and answered the Committee's questions.

R. Daviss, Planning & Development Department, answered the Committee's questions.

MOVED L. Chahley




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That the offer to purchase a Portion of the Prince of Wales Armoury Lands          City Manager
containing approximately 3.51 Acres for $315,900.00 which was received from the    Planning & Dev.
Polish Heritage Society of Edmonton be rejected.

                                                                                             CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                L. Chahley, L. Langley, R. Noce.
OPPOSED:                       B. Smith.
ABSENT:                        B. Maitson.

MOVED L. Chahley

               That the Committee recess for ten minutes.

                                                                                             CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley, R. Noce.
ABSENT:                        B. Maitson.
The Committee recessed at 10:40 a.m.

The Committee reconvened at 10:50 a.m.

Mayor Smith was absent and Vice-Chair Noce presided.

Councillor J. Taylor entered the meeting.



G.8.f.    C    Amendment to the 1989 Office Tower Agreement between the City of Edmonton
               and Canadian Pacific Hotels Corporation

Mayor B. Smith entered the meeting.

Vice-Chair Noce vacated the Chair and Mayor Smith presided.

T. Cary-Barnard & R. Friesen, representing CP Hotels Corporation, made a presentation and answered the
Committee's questions.

R. Caldwell, Planning & Development Department, and B. Kashani, Finance Department, answered the
Committee's questions.

MOVED L. Chahley:

That this item be referred back to the Administration to negotiate with the CP     City Manager
Hotels Corporation in an attempt to bring forward a compromise agreement that      Planning & Dev.
considers the best interests of both parties.



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                                                                                  Finance

                                                                                             CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley, R. Noce.
ABSENT:                        B. Maitson.


G.3.            LAW DEPARTMENT



G.3.b.          Proposed Settlement of Lawsuit by Roseanne Winter v. The City of Edmonton

Councillor R. Noce stated that he had a pecuniary interest with respect to Item G.3.b. in that his law
firm is involved in this mater. Councillor Noce left the meeting and did not participate in the
deliberations or vote on Item G.3.b.

MOVED L. Chahley:

1.       That the July 10, 1996 Law Department report remain in private.          City Manager
2.       That $45,000.00 be paid to Duncan & Craig in settlement of this claim.
                                                                                  Law

                                                                                             CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley.
ABSENT:                        B. Maitson, R. Noce.
Councillor Noce re-entered the meeting.



G.3.c.          Proposed Settlement of Lawsuit by Lucille Rita Clarke v. The City of Edmonton

MOVED L. Chahley:

1.       That the July 10, 1996 Law Department report remain in private.          City Manager
2.       That $35,750.00 be paid to Attia Reeves, Barristers & Solicitors, in
         settlement of this claim.                                                Law

                                                                                             CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley, R. Noce.
ABSENT:                        B. Maitson.

MOVED L. Chahley:


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                That the Committee meeting in private.

                                                                                             CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley, R. Noce.
ABSENT:                        B. Maitson.
The Committee recessed at 11:40 a.m.

The Committee reconvened in public at 11:15 a.m.



G.3.d.          John Schnablegger

R. Liteplo, City Solicitor, answered the Committee's questions.

MOVED R. Noce:

1.       That the July 31, 1996 Law Department report remain in private.            City Manager
2.       That the City Solicitor be authorized to respond to Mr. Schnablegger's
         lawyers.                                                                   Law

                                                                                             CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                B. Smith, L. Chahley, L. Langley.
OPPOSED:                       R. Noce.
ABSENT:                        B. Maitson.


J.              NOTICES OF MOTION

Mayor Smith asked whether there were any Notices of Motion prior to adjournment. (Sec. 100, B.L. 9999,
as amended). There were none.



K.              ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 12:18 p.m.




CHAIR                                                                      OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK




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