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					                            CITY COUNCIL MEETING NO. 38

                                                                              Tuesday, August 22, 1995

PRESENT        J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley,
               T. Gomberg, R. Hayter, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben,
               M. Phair, L. Staroszik.

ABSENT:        B. Mason.


ALSO IN ATTENDANCE:

R. Picherack, City Manager.
U.S. Watkiss, City Clerk.
D.H. Edey, Office of the City Clerk.



A.             CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS


A.1.           CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Reimer called the meeting to order at 9:31 a.m.

T. Gomberg, R. Hayter and B. Mason were absent.


A.2.           OPENING PRAYER

Chaplain Rhea Plouffe, Cross Cancer Institute, led the assembly in prayer.




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B.           URGENT MATTERS - PROTOCOL ITEMS


B.01.        Presentation of First Instalment by University of Alberta from External Sources
             for Research Funding “Research Works 1995” (J. Reimer).


             Mayor Reimer introduced Dr. J. Ferguson, Chair; Dr. R. Fraser, President Dr. M.
             Piper, Vice President, Research and External Affairs and J. Murray, Director of
             Industry - Liaison Office, the representatives from the University of Alberta, who
             updated City Council on the University of Alberta’s promise to attract One Billion
             Dollars of external research funding, accumulatively over the decade by the year
             2000. The first instalment in the amount of $94.5 million was presented to Mayor
             Reimer, who accepted on behalf of the citizens of Edmonton.

             Council acknowledged the accomplishments of the University of Alberta.

             Copies of the document were distributed to all members of Council and a copy was
             filed with the Office of the City Clerk.


B.02.        ED TEL Directory Cover Presentation - Bicentennial Project (J. Reimer).


             Mayor Reimer referred to this year’s Ed Tel Directory cover, designed by artist Paul
             Wong, which is a true and vibrant depiction of Edmonton, its landmarks, its activities
             and its style.

             C. MacDonald, ED TEL Directory, presented framed ED TEL Directory covers to
             Mayor Reimer on behalf of the Council and the citizens of Edmonton; and Alderman
             Cavanagh as Chair of the Bicentennial Committee.

             Council acknowledged this bicentennial project.


A.3.         ADOPTION OF AGENDA

MOVED M. Phair - S. McKibben

             That the City Council Agenda No. 38 for the August 22, 1995 meeting be adopted
             and that:




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D.2.g.       A.G.T. Telephone Rate Increases (B. Mason).


E.08a.       Additional Information on Relocation of the Boyle Street Co-op.


E.10.        August 11, 1995 Letter from Cook Duke Cox.


J.01.        Transcript Request - Council Public Hearing Meeting No. 37, August 14, 1995 -
             Bylaw No. 11094 - To Amend the Land Use Bylaw from AG (Agricultural)
             District and AGU (Urban Reserve) District to RF1 (Single Detached Residential)
             District and PU (Public Utility)District for a Site Located at 177 Street and 45
             Avenue, Donsdale.


             1)     That Items D.2.g., E.08a., E.10. and J.01 be added to Council’s agenda.


E.08.        Correspondence dated July 5, 1995 from Angela Klassen, Boyle Street Co-op on
             Relocation of the Bylaw Street Co-op.


             2)     That Item E.08. be dealt with at 11:00 a.m.


E.09.        Possible Question for a Public Vote on Bylaw No. 10205, The Municipal Airport
             Referendum Bylaw.


             3)     That Item E.09. be dealt with at 1:30 p.m.




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                                                                                             CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                             L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                             S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                      R. Hayter, B. Mason.


G.05.         Cleaning Up the River.


MOVED A. Bolstad - T. Gomberg

              That R. Kotch, R. Chourdhry and G. Watzenberg be heard.

                                                                                                    LOST
FOR THE MOTION:              A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Gomberg, McKibben,
                             M. Phair.
OPPOSED:                     J. Reimer; T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley, P. Mackenzie,
                             S. McKay, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                      R. Hayter, B. Mason.

MOVED L. Staroszik - S. McKibben

              That Item G.05. be dealt with now.

                                                                                             CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                             L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                             S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                      R. Hayter, B. Mason.

MOVED P. Mackenzie - B. Campbell

That the August 15, 1995 Utilities and Public Works Committee report be referred   City Manager
back to the Committee to hear from R. Kotch, R. Choudhry and                       UPW Committee
G. Watzenberg.
                                                                                   Transportation

                                                                                   Due: Aug. 30, 1995




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                                                                                                 CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, L. Chahley,
                             T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKibben, M. Phair,
                             L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                     T. Cavanagh, S. McKay.
ABSENT:                      R. Hayter, B. Mason.


A.4.          ADOPTION OF MINUTES

MOVED S. McKibben - A. Bolstad

              That the Minutes of the July 17/26, 1995, July 25, 1995 and August 14, 1995 City
              Council Meetings (Nos. 35, 36 and 37), be adopted.

                                                                                                 CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                             L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                             S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                      R. Hayter, B. Mason.




B.            URGENT MATTERS - PROTOCOL ITEMS


B.03.         United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing (S. McKibben).


              Councillor McKibben referred to the fifteen women from Edmonton who are
              travelling to Beijing, China as delegates to the United Nations’ Conference on
              Women. Women from all over the globe will be attending the conference to help
              improve the status of women throughout the world.

Councillor Gomberg entered the Council Chamber.




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B.04.        Inaugural Capital City Festival Marathon (S. McKibben).


             Councillor McKibben extended her support and congratulations to the participants in
             the Capital City Festival Marathon held on August 20, 1995 in particular, the winner,
             Senior City Planner, Stefan Fekner.


B.05.        Tribute to E. Poscente (S. McKay).


             Alderman McKay paid tribute to E. Poscente, who was greatly responsible for the
             excellent racial harmony in Edmonton, through his programming work at Shaw
             Cable. Condolences were extended to his wife and family.


B.06.        Tribute to Alderman R. Hayter on Americas Challenge Cup (B. Campbell).


             Alderman Campbell referred to the great difficulties Alderman Hayter underwent
             because of the inclement weather during these activities and paid tribute to him for
             his efforts in bringing the Cup to Edmonton. He also presented a plaque to the City
             in remembrance of the participation of the Brazilian team in the Americas Challenge
             Cup, Edmonton, Canada, August 1995.


B.07.        Reconstruction of the Velodrome (T. Cavanagh).


             Alderman Cavanagh advised that the Velodrome reconstruction has been completed
             and is once again a top-level track. The Argyll Velodrome Racing Association and
             the Edmonton Juventus Sports Club have agreed to host events in 1996 at the
             National level. D. O’Neill, Parks and Recreation Southeast District Office, was
             commended for his assistance.


             EXEMPTIONS AND VOTE ON ALL OTHER ITEMS

MOVED M. Phair - S. McKibben

             That Items D.2.a.; D.2.c.; D.2.d.; D.2.f.; D.2.g.; D.3.a.; E.01.; E.02.; E.03.; E.04.;
             E.05.; E.08; E.09.; G.02. and G.03. be exempted for debate: and




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D.2.          REPORTS ON ADMINISTRATIVE INQUIRIES


D.2.b.        Planning Initiatives (P. Mackenzie).


That the July 27, 1995 Planning and Development Department report be received as City Manager
information.                                                                     Planning & Dev.



D.2.e.        City Employees Working in the Downtown Core (T. Gomberg).


That the August 9, 1995 Transportation Department report be received as         City Manager
information.                                                                    Transportation



D.3.          STATUS OF REPORTS


D.3.b.        Public Hearing Process - Section 220 - Procedures and Committees Bylaw No.
              9999, As Amended (A. Bolstad).


That the revised due date of to be determined be approved.                      City Manager
                                                                                City Clerk

                                                                                Due: To Be
                                                                                Determined



E.            REPORTS RELATED TO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MATTERS


E.06.         Federal Proposal to Delete Non-Insured Health Benefits for Indian and Inuit
              People.




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1.        That City Council, through the Mayor’s Office, write to the Honourable       City Manager
          Diane Marleau, Minister of Health, requesting that Non-Insured Health        Mayor
          Benefits for Indian and Inuit People be maintained.
2.        That copies of this letter be sent to Mr. Campbell Miller, Chair of the
          Capital Health Authority, and the Honourable Shirley McLellan, Minister of
          Health for Alberta.



E.07.            Emergency Request for Funding For the Abbotsfield Recreation Centre
                 Contingency Fund.


That the one time expenditure of $6300.00 from the Council Contingency Fund be         City Manager
approved for the Abbotsfield Recreation Centre to pay for the rent, utilities and      Finance
insurance for the remainder of this fiscal year, December 31, 1995.



E.08.a.          Additional Information on Relocation of Boyle Street Co-op.


That the August 21, 1995 Finance Department report be received as information.         City Manager
                                                                                       Finance



E.10.            August 11, 1995 Letter from Cook Duke Cox on D. Ausman.


1.        That the contents of the August 17, 1995 City Manager Offices Report         City Manager
          remain in private.                                                           Law
2.        That the request from D. Ausman or his representative to be heard be
          denied.




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F.             REPORTS RELATED TO COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE
               MATTERS


F.01.          Capital Budget Adjustment - Quints, A New Type of Unit for Fire Service.


1.      That project approval in the amount of $1,660,000 be given for project 95-    City Manager
        70-4153, Two Quint Fire Units.                                                Emergency Response
2.      That project approval in the amount of $144,000 be given for project 95-70- Studies & Bud.
        4154, Two All-Terrain Pumper Units.
3.      That project approval for project 95-70-4444, Fire Pumper Replacement be
        reduced by $353,000 and deleted.
        That funding included in the 1995-1999 Capital Priorities Plan for
        composite project XX-70-4444, Fire Pumper Replacement (1996) be
        reduced by $367,000 and deleted.
        That funding included in the 1995-1999 Capital Priorities Plan for
        composite project XX-70-6666, Fire Aerial Ladder Replacement (1996) be
        reduced by $1,084,000 and deleted.
4.      That project 95-70-4153, Two Quint Fire Units and project 95-70-4154,
        Two All-Terrain Pumper Units be funded with the General Financing
        released by deleting the projects listed in recommendation 3.



F.02.          Correspondence Dated July 10, 1995 From John Les, President, Federation of
               Canadian Municipalities Re: Participation in Project.


1.      That the City of Edmonton participate in the Federation of Canadian           City Manager
        Municipalities Project (FCM) on developing a coordinated municipal            Finance
        response to impending social policy change.
2.      That $3,750.00 be approved for payment of the City’s portion of the project
        costs (Source of Funds: Council Contingency).




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G.             REPORTS RELATED TO UTILITIES AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
               MATTERS


G.01.          Increased Use of Public Transit and Non-Motorized Modes of Transportation -
               Belmont Site.


That the July 26, 1995 Transportation Department report be received as information. City Manager
                                                                                    Transportation



G.04.          Argyll/Hazeldean/Ritchie Traffic Planning Exercise


1.      That the Transportation Department undertake a functional planning study      City Manager
        for improvements to 99 Street and that funding for the study be identified in Transportation
        1996 in the 1996–2000 Capital Priorities Plan.
                                                                                      Studies & Bud.
2.      That the review of issues involving the intersection of 82 Avenue and 96
        Street and safety improvements on 79 Avenue and 80 Avenue from
        96 Street to 99 Street, be incorporated into the Argyll/Hazeldean/Ritchie
        Traffic Planning exercise.
3.      That the review of issues involving excessive traffic flows on 76 Avenue be
        done at such time as traffic issues are reviewed in conjunction with the
        Ritchie Neighbourhood Infrastructure Improvement (NIP) or a future
        possible King Edward Park/Avonmore/Ritchie Traffic Planning exercise.




G.06.          Transit Service to Lewis Estates – Transit Turnaround Construction and
               Agreement for Developer Funding for Service.


1.      That the Utilities and Public Works Committee approve the terms of an         City Manager
        agreement between The City of Edmonton and the Extra Equity                   Transportation
        Corporation.
                                                                                      Parks and Rec.
2.      That the Agreement be in a form acceptable to the City Solicitor and the
                                                                                      Law
        contents acceptable to the General Managers of the Transportation
        Department and the Parks and Recreation Department.                           UPW Committee




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3.       That Council determine that the interests of the public are not adversely
         affected by the construction of a temporary road for the purposes of a transit
         turnaround within Municipal Reserve Lot 34MR, Block 5, Plan 912 1141, in
         accordance with Section 118 of the Planning Act.
4.       That approval be given to construct and maintain a temporary road for the
         purposes of a transit turnaround within Municipal Reserve Lot 34MR, Block
         5, Plan 912 1141 and, that upon construction of a suitable alternative transit
         turnaround, the Transportation Department coordinate restoration of the
         Municipal Reserve lot to its original condition with the approval of the Parks
         and Recreation Department.



J.              OTHER REPORTS


J.01.           Transcript Request - Council Public Hearing Meeting No. 37, August 14, 1995 -
                Bylaw No. 11094 - To Amend the Land Use Bylaw from AG (Agricultural)
                District and AGU (Urban Reserve) District to RF1 (Single Detached Residential)
                District and PU (Public Utility)District for a Site Located at 177 Street and 45
                Avenue, Donsdale.


That the request from J. Gill for a transcript of a portion of the August 14, 1995        City Manager
Council Public Hearing meeting be approved.                                               City Clerk

                                                                                                       CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                 J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                                L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                                S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                         R. Hayter, B. Mason.


D.              ADMINISTRATIVE INQUIRIES, REPORTS ON ADMINISTRATIVE
                INQUIRIES


D.1.a.          Incident at Club Malibu (M. Phair).


“I was dismayed to learn this morning about the stabbing and death last night of a        City Manager




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person in Old Strathcona outside Club Malibu. Over the past three years, my Office
                                                                                    Police Commission
has had numerous complaints regarding noise, rowdiness and drunken behaviour
around this Club by residents in this area. I would like the following information: Police Service
1)      A report from the Old Strathcona Community Policing Office on their         Finance
        dealings with Club Malibu over the past couple of years.
2)      A report from Bylaw Enforcement on the record of complaints and/or          Due: Nov. 14, 1995
         infractions that they have on this Club.
3)       I would like to know if the Administration has considered suspending or
         revoking the business license of this Club in the past.
4)       What role did alcohol/intoxication play in this latest incident and if it did,
         who is responsible?”



D.1.b.          Watermain Breaks (L. Staroszik).


“It has come to my attention that between 1990-1994 there were 94 areas which had City Manager
three watermain breaks within a one-year period. I would like to know what the    Public Works
Public Works Department is doing to address this problem?

Is there a plan in place to deal with these increasing breaks? What additional funds      Cont’d.
are required to address this problem? I would like to know what the financial
implications in the future will be if the City does not take adequate steps to address    City Manager
the present problem now?”                                                                 Public Works

                                                                                          Due: Nov. 14, 1995



D.1.c.          Restraining Order Service for Battered Women (S. McKibben).


“The August 17th Edmonton Journal had an article about a quick access restraining City Manager
order program for battered women. Could the Administration please provide for the Comm. and Fam.
Community Services Committee more details about the program, its applicability to Services
Edmonton, and, therefore, a process for implementation.
                                                                                  Police Commission
                                                                                          Police Service
                                                                                          CS Committee



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                                                                                     Due: Oct. 29, 1995



D.1.d.         Placement of Election Signs and Campaign Practises on Election Day (A.
               Bolstad).


“I would appreciate a verbal report at the next meeting of Council recapping the     City Manager
rules restricting the placement of election signs on City property and campaign      Finance
activities on election day and how the City intends to enforce rules pertaining to
each.”                                                                               City Clerk

                                                                                     Due: Sept. 12, 1995



D.2.a.         Use of Consultants (S. McKibben).


MOVED S. McKibben - M. Phair

That the July 31, 1995 Office of the City Manager report be referred to the          City Manager
Executive Committee.                                                                 Exec Committee

                                                                                     Due: Aug. 30, 1995

                                                                                                  CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Gomberg,
                               S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                       T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley, P. Mackenzie.
ABSENT:                        R. Hayter, B. Mason.


D.2.c.         Central River Valley Park - Plan Review Process (B. Campbell).


MOVED B. Campbell - A. Bolstad

That the July 19, 1995 Parks and Recreation Department report be referred to the     City Manager
Community Services Committee.                                                        Parks and Rec.
                                                                                     CS Committee



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                                                                                       Due: Aug. 28, 1995

                                                                                                 CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:               J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, L. Chahley,
                              T. Gomberg, S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                      T. Cavanagh, P. Mackenzie.
ABSENT:                       R. Hayter, B. Mason.


D.2.d.         Public Input Into the Transportation Master Plan (T. Gomberg).


MOVED T. Gomberg - S. McKibben

That the July 31, 1995 Transportation Department report be referred to the Utilities   City Manager
and Public Works Committee.                                                            Transportation
                                                                                       UPW Committee

                                                                                       Due: Aug. 29, 1995

                                                                                                 CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:               J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Gomberg,
                              P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair,
                              L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                      T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley.
ABSENT:                       R. Hayter, B. Mason.


D.2.f.         Kingsway Business Association Participation in Civic Election
               (P. Mackenzie).


MOVED A. Bolstad - S. McKibben

That the August 16, 1995 Kingsway Business Association report be referred to the       City Manager
Executive Committee.                                                                   Exec Committee

                                                                                       Due: Aug. 30, 1995




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                                                                                                CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:               J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Gomberg,
                              S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair.
OPPOSED:                      T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley, P. Mackenzie, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                       R. Hayter, B. Mason.


D.2.g.         AGT Telephone Rate Increases (B. Mason).


MOVED M. Phair - S. McKibben

That the August 14, 1995 Finance Department report be referred to the Executive       City Manager
Committee.                                                                            Finance
                                                                                      Exec Committee

                                                                                      Due: Aug. 30, 1995

                                                                                                CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:               J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Gomberg,
                              P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben, .M. Phair,
                              L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                      T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley.
ABSENT:                       R. Hayter, B. Mason.


D.3.           STATUS OF REPORTS


D.3.a.         Multi-Year Plan for Transit Fares and Operations.


MOVED M. Phair - S. McKibben

That the requested report be prepared for the October 31, 1995 Utilities and Public   City Manager
Works Committee meeting.                                                              Transportation
                                                                                      UPW Committee

                                                                                      Due: Oct. 31, 1995




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R. Picherack, City Manager and W. Mandryk, A/General Manager, Transportation Department answered
Council’s questions.

                                                                                             CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                             L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                             S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                      R. Hayter, B. Mason.


E.            REPORTS RELATED TO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MATTERS


E.01.         Old Towne Market Corporation Proxy.


MOVED P. Mackenzie - L. Chahley

That Richard Picherack, City Manager, be appointed as proxy to attend and act on    City Manager
behalf of the City of Edmonton at any and all meetings of the shareholders of the   Planning & Dev.
Old Towne Market Corporation and to vote the shares which the City of Edmonton
has in the Old Towne Market Corporation.                                            Old Towne Market
                                                                                    Corporation

R. Picherack, City Manager, answered Council’s questions.

                                                                                             CARRIED




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FOR THE MOTION:                J. Reimer; B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley,
                               P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                       A. Bolstad.
ABSENT:                        T. Gomberg, R. Hayter, B. Mason, S. McKibben,
                               M. Phair.


E.02.          Letter dated June 26, 1995 from Caritas Health Group, Nazim Merali, Director
               of Finance, and Letter dated July 7, 1995 from Otto E. Gloeckler, Rotary Club
               of Edmonton - Millwoods re: Tax Roll Account #413663, 2907 - 66 Street,
               Edmonton, Alberta, T6K 4C1, (Rotary House)


MOVED S. McKay - T. Cavanagh
               1.      That Council approve Caritas Health Group and the Rotary Club of
                       Edmonton requests for tax exemption.

               2.      That the tax forgiveness of $5,842.37 to Caritas Health Group and $2,500 to
                       the Rotary Club of Edmonton be approved.

E. Staniforth, Finance Department, answered Council’s questions.

                                                                                                     LOST
FOR THE MOTION:                T. Cavanagh, S. McKay,.
OPPOSED:                       J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, L. Chahley, T. Gomberg,
                               P. Mackenzie, S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                        B. Campbell, R. Hayter, B. Mason.

MOVED P. Mackenzie - S. McKibben

1.      That the requested tax forgiveness of $5,842.37 to Caritas Health Group and City Manager
        $2,500 to the Rotary Club of Edmonton - Millwoods, for property known as Finance
        ’Rotary House’ located at 2907 - 66 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6K 4C1, re:
        Tax Roll Account #4139663 be postponed to when the 1996 non-profit
        exemption bylaw comes forward.
2.      That the request for exemption be considered at that time.
3.      That the tax rebate request be considered at that time.

                                                                                                CARRIED




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FOR THE MOTION:                 J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley,
                                T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben,
                                M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                         B. Campbell, R. Hayter, B. Mason.
Alderman McKay stated that she had a conflict of interest with respect to Item E.03. in that her son was
involved in the sale of the building. She would, therefore, not participate in the discussion and vote on this
matter.

Alderman McKay left the Council Chamber and did not participate in the discussion or vote on this matter.


E.03.           Notice of Intention to Designate the Churchill Wire Centre located at 10003 -
                102 Avenue as a Municipal Historic Resource.


MOVED M. Phair - S. McKibben

1.      That the City Clerk serve a Notice of Intention to Designate a Municipal         City Manager
        Historic Resource (Enclosure I of the July 26, 1995 Planning and                 Planning & Dev.
        Development Department report) to the owner of the property occupied by
        the Churchill Wire Centre in accordance with Section 22 of the Historical        Law
        Resources Act.
2.      That the General Manager of the Planning and Development Department be
        hereby appointed to implement matters arising from the issuance of the
        Notice of Intention to Designate the Churchill Wire Centre.

K. Singh, Planning and Development Department, answered Council’s questions.

                                                                                                    CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                 J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, T. Cavanagh, T. Gomberg,
                                P. Mackenzie, S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                         B. Campbell, L. Chahley, R. Hayter, B. Mason,
                                S. McKay.


E.04.           Ministerial Order to Establish the Greater Edmonton Foundation as a
                Management Body.


MOVED T. Cavanagh - T. Gomberg




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1.      That the provisions outlined in Enclosure I of the July 18, 1995 Planning        City Manager
        and Development Department report be approved regarding the number of            Planning & Dev.
        persons comprising the Board for the Greater Edmonton Foundation
        Management Body and the method of appointing the Board.                          Law

2.      That the provisions outlined in Enclosure II to enable City Council be    Greater Edmonton
        approved to exercise control over the financial demands which the Greater Foundation
        Edmonton Foundation Management Body can impose on the City under the
        provisions of the Alberta Housing Act and the Regulations thereto.
3.      That the Greater Edmonton Foundation be directed to include the provisions
        of Enclosures I and II in its application for a Ministerial Order from Alberta
        Municipal Affairs establishing the Foundation as a Management Body.
4.      That the Minister of Alberta Municipal Affairs be notified of its concurrence
        with the provisions of Enclosure I and II.

T.J. Loat, Planning and Development Department, answered Council’s questions.

                                                                                                  CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, L. Chahley, T. Gomberg,
                               P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair,
                               L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                        B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh, R. Hayter, B. Mason.


E.05.          Amendment to the Ministerial Order Establishing the Capital Region Housing
               Corporation as a Management Body.


MOVED M. Phair - S. McKibben
               1.      That the provisions outlined in Enclosure I of the
                       August 1, 1995 Planning and Development Department report be approved as
                       the revised method for appointing the Board of the Capital Region Housing
                       Corporation.

               2.      That the Administration be directed to request that the Minister of Alberta
                       Municipal Affairs amend the Ministerial Order of the Capital Region Housing
                       Corporation to include the provisions outlined in Enclosure I.

T.J. Loat, Planning and Development Department, answered Council’s questions.




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AMENDMENT MOVED           P. Mackenzie - M. Phair

               That Enclosure I of the August 1, 1995 Planning and Development report be
               amended by replacing the word ”aldermanic” with the word ”City” in Section 3(1)d).

(Cont’d. on page 1030)

Orders of the Day were called to deal with Item E.08. which had been made time specific.


E.08.          Correspondence dated July 5, 1995 from Angela Klassen, Boyle Street Co-op re:
               Relocation of the Boyle Street Co-op.


MOVED L. Staroszik - S. McKibben

1.      That the Boyle Street Co-op be provided with a one time grant of             City Manager
        $140,600.00 to be used exclusively for renovations and upgrades subject to   Planning & Dev.
        the Terms and Conditions outlined in Enclosure I of the July 27, 1995
        Planning and Development Department/Public Works Department report,          Public Works
        with the source of funds to be from Council Contingency.                     Finance
2.      That the Boyle Street Co-op’s request for forgiveness of property taxes be   Studies & Bud.
        held in abeyance until such time as City Council considers the
        recommendations of the Tax Review Task Force and the Administrative
        Tax/Lease/Grant Working Group.
3.      That a commitment to sustain Grant-in-Aid funding not be granted, but that
        an annual request be considered as part of the regular city-wide Grant-in-
        Aid program and that the charter school’s component not be considered for
        City funding.
4.      That assistance in expediting various reviews and approvals be provided by
        civic departments.

B. Kashani, Finance Department, answered Council’s questions.

                                                                                               CARRIED




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FOR THE MOTION:                J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley,
                               P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair,
                               L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                       B. Campbell.
ABSENT:                        T. Gomberg, R. Hayter, B. Mason.
(Cont’d. from page 1029)


E.05.         Amendment to the Ministerial Order Establishing the Capital Region Housing
              Corporation as a Management Body.


AMENDMENT OF ALDERMAN MACKENZIE put:

              That Enclosure I of the August 1, 1995 Planning and Development report be
              amended by replacing the word ”aldermanic” with the word ”City” in Section 3(1)d).

                                                                                             CARRIED
FOR THE AMENDMENT:             B. Campbell, L. Chahley, P. Mackenzie,
                               S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                       J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, T. Cavanagh, S. McKay.
ABSENT:                        T. Gomberg, R. Hayter, B. Mason.

AMENDMENT MOVED            A. Bolstad - S. McKay

              That Section 3.(1)b) of Enclosure I of the August 1, 1995 Planning and Development
              report be amended by replacing the words “the Capital Region Housing Authority
              Corporation” with the words “Edmonton City Council”.

T.J. Loat, Housing Commissioner, Planning and Development Department, answered Council’s questions.

                                                                                                   LOST
FOR THE AMENDMENT:             A. Bolstad, T. Gomberg.
OPPOSED:                       J. Reimer; B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley,
                               P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair,
                               L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                        R. Hayter, B. Mason.

AMENDMENT MOVED            L. Staroszik - M. Phair

              That Enclosure I of the August 1, 1995 Planning and Development report be
              amended by replacing the word “aldermen” with the words “members of Council
              until City Council determines otherwise”.



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                                                                                               CARRIED
FOR THE AMENDMENT:            J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh, L.
                              Chahley, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                              S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                       R. Hayter, B. Mason.
MOTION OF COUNCILLOR PHAIR AS AMENDED put:

1.     That the provisions outlined in Enclosure I, as amended, of the August 1,     City Manager
       1995 Planning and Development Department report be approved as the            Planning & Dev.
       revised method for appointing the Board of the Capital Region Housing
       Corporation.                                                                  Capital Region
                                                                                     Housing
       AMENDMENTS
       That Enclosure I of the August 1, 1995 Planning and Development report be
       amended by:
              i)      replacing the word “aldermen” with the with the
                      words “members of Council until City Council
                      determines otherwise” in Section 3(1)b); and

              ii)     replacing the word “aldermanic” with the word
                      ”City” in Section 3(1)d).
2.     That the Administration be directed to request that the Minister of Alberta
       Municipal Affairs amend the Ministerial Order of the Capital Region
       Housing Corporation to include the provisions outlined in Enclosure I.




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                                                                                                  CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION
                               AS AMENDED:                  J. Reimer; A. Bolstad,
                               B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley, T. Gomberg,
                               P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                               S. McKibben, M. Phair,
                               L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                        R. Hayter, B. Mason.


G.             REPORTS RELATED TO UTILITIES AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
               MATTERS


G.02.          Phosphorus Removal Funding Arrangement.


MOVED T. Gomberg - M. Phair (Made at the May 23, 1995 Council Meeting):

               That the Mayor write a letter to the Capital Region Sewage Commission:

               1.      urging that they soon begin operating the equipment to reduce phosphorus
                       effluent to the North Saskatchewan River; and

               2.      requesting their support for a funding arrangement for phosphorus removal
                       from the Gold Bar Wastewater Treatment Plant effluent similar to the funding
                       arrangement they received from the Provincial Government.

K. Sawatzky, Transportation Department, answered Council’s questions.


                                                                                                        LOST
FOR THE MOTION:                J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, T. Gomberg, S. McKibben.
OPPOSED:                       T. Cavanagh, S. McKay, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                        B. Campbell, L. Chahley, R. Hayter, P. Mackenzie,
                               B. Mason.

MOVED M. Phair - T. Cavanagh

1)      That the Mayor request the Provincial Government for additional funding        City Manager
        for tertiary treatment as has been provided to other Alberta municipalities.   Mayor
2)      That the Administration comment to ensure that the Capital Region reaches      Transportation
        the same standards and requirements for their license renewal as the City of



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        Edmonton.

                                                                                                CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                  J. Reimer; A. Bolstad, T. Cavanagh, T. Gomberg,
                                 S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                          B. Campbell, L. Chahley, R. Hayter, P. Mackenzie,
                                 B. Mason.
Orders of the Day were called.

Council recessed at 12:01 p.m.

Council reconvened at 1:30 p.m.

T. Gomberg, B. Mason, S. McKay and M. Phair were absent.


E.             REPORTS RELATED TO EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MATTERS


E.09.          Possible Question for a Public Vote on Bylaw #10205, The Edmonton Municipal
               Airport Referendum Bylaw.


MOVED P. Mackenzie - L. Staroszik.
               1.     That Council hold a public vote on repealing The Edmonton Municipal
                      Airport Referendum Bylaw (No. 10,205) and that the wording on the ballot
                      be as set out in Enclosure I, as amended, of the August 8, 1995 Office of the
                      City Clerk/Corporate Communications/Law Department/Office of the Mayor
                      Report.

                      AMENDMENT

                      That Enclosure I of the August 8, 1995 Administration’s report be amended
                      by replacing the word “remove” with the word “repeal”.

               2.     That Council approve up to $183,000 for a public information program to
                      support public understanding of the airport issue (Source of Funds: Airport
                      Reserve Fund).




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R. Picherack, City Manager; R. Liteplo, City Solicitor; U. S. Watkiss, City Clerk; and D. Alston, Manager,
Corporate Communications Office, answered Council’s questions.

T. Gomberg, S. McKay and M. Phair entered the Council Chamber.

AMENDMENT MOVED            A. Bolstad - R. Hayter

               That the last sentence in the proposed question (Enclosure I of the August 8, 1995
               Administration’s report) be amended to read as follows:

                       “Under both options the City will continue to own and provide either directly
                       or through lease, general air services (e.g. private planes, small charters, air
                       ambulance) at the Municipal Airport.”

                                                                                                          LOST
FOR THE AMENDMENT:              A. Bolstad, R. Hayter.
OPPOSED:                        J. Reimer, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley,
                                T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben,
                                M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                         B. Mason.

AMENDMENT MOVED            A. Bolstad - R. Hayter

               That the proposed question (Enclosure I of the August 8, 1995 Administration’s
               report) be amended by deleting the last sentence which reads as follows:

                       “Under both options the City will continue to own and offer general air
                       services (e.g. private planes, small charters, air ambulance) at the Municipal
                       Airport.”

MOVED A. Bolstad - M. Phair

               That Council meet in private.

                                                                                                    CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                 J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                                P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                        L. Chahley, R. Hayter, S. McKibben.
ABSENT:                         T. Gomberg, B. Mason.
Council recessed at 2:06 p.m.

T. Gomberg, B. Mason, S. McKibben and M. Phair were absent.




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MOVED S. McKay - T. Cavanagh

              That Council resume meeting in public.

                                                                                                 CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                             L. Chahley, R. Hayter, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                             L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                      T. Gomberg, B. Mason, S. McKibben, M. Phair.
S. McKibben and M. Phair entered the Council Chamber.

AMENDMENT OF ALDERMAN BOLSTAD, put:

              That the proposed question (Enclosure I of the August 8, 1995 Administration’s
              report) be amended by deleting the last sentence which reads as follows:

                     “Under both options the City will continue to own and offer general air
                     services (e.g. private planes, small charters, air ambulance) at the Municipal
                     Airport.”

                                                                                                      LOST
FOR THE AMENDMENT:           A. Bolstad, R. Hayter.
OPPOSED:                     J. Reimer, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley,
                             P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair,
                             L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                      T. Gomberg, B. Mason.

AMENDMENT MOVED          R. Hayter - A. Bolstad

              That the proposed question (Enclosure I of the August 8, 1995 Administration’s
              report) be amended by adding the following sentence at the end:

                     “However, if scheduled air service is removed from the Municipal Airport, its
                     operation will likely be subsidized by the citizens of Edmonton.”

                                                                                                      LOST
FOR THE AMENDMENT:           A. Bolstad, R. Hayter.
OPPOSED:                     J. Reimer, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley,
                             P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair,
                             L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                      T. Gomberg, B. Mason.




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AMENDMENT MOVED           A. Bolstad - R. Hayter

               That the third paragraph in the proposed question (Enclosure I of the August 8, 1995
               Administration’s report) be amended to read as follows;

                      “A NO vote means the City will maintain and promote scheduled air
                      passenger service at the Edmonton Municipal Airport.”

                                                                                                      LOST
FOR THE AMENDMENT:            A. Bolstad, R. Hayter.
OPPOSED:                      J. Reimer, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley,
                              P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair,
                              L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                       T. Gomberg, B. Mason.
T. Gomberg entered the Council Chamber.

Members of Council requested the motion be split for voting purposes.

MOTION OF ALDERMAN MACKENZIE ON PART #1, put:

               1.     That Council hold a public vote on repealing The Edmonton Municipal
                      Airport Referendum Bylaw (No. 10,205) and that the wording on the ballot
                      be as set out in Enclosure I, as amended, of the August 8, 1995 Office of the
                      City Clerk/Corporate Communications/Law Department/Office of the Mayor
                      Report.

                      AMENDMENT

                      That Enclosure I of the August 8, 1995 Administration’s report be amended
                      by replacing the word “remove” with the word “repeal” so that the question
                      will read:

                      PROPOSED QUESTION

                      CITY COUNCIL WISHES TO RESOLVE THE AIRPORT ISSUE

                      Do you direct City Council to repeal “The Edmonton Municipal Airport
                      Referendum Bylaw” (No. 10205)? That bylaw requires the City to operate
                      the Municipal Airport and promote that airport’s air passenger service.

                      A YES vote means that the City will promote moving scheduled air
                      passenger service to the Edmonton International Airport.



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                     A NO vote means that the City will promote maintaining scheduled air
                     passenger service at the Edmonton Municipal Airport.

                     Yes___________

                     No____________

                     Under both options the City will continue to own and offer general air
                     services (e.g. private planes, small charters, air ambulance) at the Municipal
                     Airport.

                                                                                                 CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                             L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                             S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                     R. Hayter.
ABSENT:                      B. Mason.
MOTION OF ALDERMAN MACKENZIE ON PART #2, put:

              2.     That Council approve up to $183,000 for a public information program to
                     support public understanding of the airport issue (Source of Funds: Airport
                     Reserve Fund).

                                                                                                 CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              J. Reimer, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley,
                             T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben,
                             M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                     A. Bolstad, R. Hayter.
ABSENT:                      B. Mason.
SUMMARY OF COUNCIL’S DECISIONS

1.     That Council hold a public vote on repealing The Edmonton Municipal           City Manager
       Airport Referendum Bylaw (No. 10,205) and that the wording on the ballot City Clerk
       be as set out in Enclosure I, as amended, of the August 8, 1995 Office of the
       City Clerk/Corporate Communications/Law Department/Office of the              Law
       Mayor Report.
       AMENDMENT
       That Enclosure I of the August 8, 1995 Administration’s report be amended
       by replacing the word “remove” with the word “repeal” so that the question
       will read:




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        PROPOSED QUESTION
        CITY COUNCIL WISHES TO RESOLVE THE AIRPORT ISSUE

        Do you direct City Council to repeal “The Edmonton Municipal Airport             Cont’d.
        Referendum Bylaw” (No. 10205)? That bylaw requires the City to operate
        the Municipal Airport and promote that airport’s air passenger service.          City Manager
        A YES vote means that the City will promote moving scheduled air                 City Clerk
        passenger service to the Edmonton International Airport.                         Law
        A NO vote means that the City will promote maintaining scheduled air
        passenger service at the Edmonton Municipal Airport.
        Yes___________
        No____________
        Under both options the City will continue to own and offer general air
        services (e.g. private planes, small charters, air ambulance) at the Municipal
        Airport.
2.      That Council approve up to $183,000 for a public information program to
        support public understanding of the airport issue (Source of Funds: Airport
        Reserve Fund).

MOVED S. McKibben - L. Chahley

               That Council recess for fifteen minutes.

                                                                                                      CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:                 J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                                L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, R. Hayter, P. Mackenzie,
                                S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                         B. Mason.
Council recessed at 3:43 p.m.




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Council reconvened at 4:03 p.m. R. Hayter, B. Mason, S. McKay and M. Phair were absent.


G..            REPORTS RELATED TO UTILITIES AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
               REPORTS


G.03.          Review of Local Improvement for Sidewalk Reconstruction


MOVED P. Mackenzie - L. Chahley

1.      That the pilot project on cost shared land improvements for reconstruction    City Manager
        of deteriorated concrete sidewalk be extended to 1996, incorporating          Transportation
        revisions to program guidelines identified in Enclosure I of the June 6, 1995
        Transportation Department report.

2.      That a final assessment of the pilot program be reported to City Council in   Cont’d.
        spring of 1996.
                                                                                      City Manager
                                                                                      Transportation

                                                                                      Due: Spring 1996

B. Latte, Transportation Department and R. Neuman, Public Works Department, answered Council’s
questions.

Alderman McKay entered the Council Chamber.

                                                                                                CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:               J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                              L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                              S. McKibben, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                       R. Hayter, B. Mason, M. Phair.
Councillor Phair entered the Council Chamber.




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L.           BYLAWS


L.1.a.       Bylaw No. 11104 - To Authorize the Council of the City of Edmonton to Incur
             an Indebtedness by the Issuance of Debentures to the Alberta Municipal
             Financing Corporation for the Purpose of the Construction of Access and
             Turnbay Local Improvements Property Share.
             PURPOSE

             To provide debenture borrowing authority in the amount of $46,000.00.


L.1.b.       Bylaw No. 11113 - To Authorize the Council of the City of Edmonton to Incur
             an Indebtedness by the Issuance of Debentures to the Alberta Municipal
             Financing Corporation for the Purpose of the Construction of Access, Median
             Break and Turnbay Local Improvements Property Share.
             PURPOSE

             To provide debenture borrowing authority in the amount of $58,130.00.

MOVED P. Mackenzie - S. McKibben

             That Bylaw Nos. 11104 and 11113 be read a first time.

                                                                                        CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:             J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                            L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                            S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                     R. Hayter, B. Mason.


L.2.a.       Bylaw No. 11052 - To Authorize the Council of the City of Edmonton to Incur
             an Indebtedness by the Issuance of Debentures to the Alberta Municipal
             Financing Corporation for the Purpose of the Construction of Concrete Walk
             Reconstruction Local Improvements Property Share.
             PURPOSE

             To provide debenture borrowing authority in the amount of $1,105.00.




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L.2.b.       Bylaw No. 11090 - To Authorize the Council of the City of Edmonton to Incur
             an Indebtedness by the Issuance of Debentures to the Alberta Municipal
             Financing Corporation for the Purpose of the Construction of Asphalt Lane
             Paving Local Improvements Property Share.
             PURPOSE

             To provide debenture borrowing authority in the amount of $72,255.00.


L.2.c.       Bylaw No. 11091, As Amended - To Authorize the Council of the City of
             Edmonton to Incur an Indebtedness by the Issuance of Debentures to the
             Alberta Municipal Financing Corporation for the Purpose of the Construction
             of Curb Crossing and Asphalt Lane Paving-Heavy Duty Base Local
             Improvements Property Share.
             PURPOSE

             To provide debenture borrowing authority in the amount of $44,947.00.

MOVED P. Mackenzie - S. McKibben

             That Bylaw Nos. 11104, 11113, 11052, 11090 and 11091, as amended, be read a
             second time.

                                                                                           CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:             J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                            L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                            S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                     R. Hayter, B. Mason.

MOVED P. Mackenzie - S. McKibben

             That Bylaw Nos. 11104 and 11113 be considered for third reading.

                                                                                           CARRIED




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FOR THE MOTION:              J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                             L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                             S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                      R. Hayter, B. Mason.


L.3.c.        Bylaw No. 11089 - To Amend the Land Use Bylaw from RF1 (Single Detached
              Residential) District to RSL (Residential Small Lot) District; for a Site Located
              West of 34 Street and North of 103A Avenue, Belmont.
              PURPOSE

              To allow single detached residential dwellings on small lots.

MOVED P. Mackenzie - S. McKibben

That Bylaw Nos. 11104, 11113, 11052, 11090 and 11091, as amended be read a        Distribution List
third time and passed.
That Bylaw No. 11089 be read a third time.                                        City Manager
                                                                                  Planning & Dev.

                                                                                              CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                             L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay,
                             S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                      R. Hayter, B. Mason.
Mayor Reimer vacated the Chair and Acting Mayor Campbell presided.

Mayor Reimer left the Council Chamber.


L.3.a.        Bylaw No. 11066 - To Amend the Text of the Land Use Bylaw Regulating
              Alcohol Sales Use Classes.
              PURPOSE

              To provide the Development Officer and the Development Appeal Board with a
              clearer set of regulations concerning this matter.

MOVED P. Mackenzie - S. McKibben




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That Bylaw No. 11066 be read a third time.                                         Distribution List

                                                                                               CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie,
                             S. McKay, S. McKibben.
OPPOSED:                     L. Chahley, M. Phair.
ABSENT:                      J. Reimer, T. Cavanagh, R. Hayter, B. Mason, L. Staroszik.


L.3.b.        Bylaw No. 11076, As Amended - To Amend the Text of Bylaw No. 5996, as
              amended, the Edmonton Land Use Bylaw, by Adding a New Section 77 General
              Performance Standards for a Safe Physical Environment.
              PURPOSE

              To add general performance standards for a safe physical environment.

MOVED P. Mackenzie - S. McKibben

That Bylaw No. 11076 be read a third time.                                         Distribution List

                                                                                               CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:              A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Gomberg, P. Mackenzie,
                             S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair.
OPPOSED:                     L. Chahley.
ABSENT:                      J. Reimer, T. Cavanagh, R. Hayter, B. Mason, L. Staroszik.


L.3.d.        Bylaw No. 11094 - To Amend the Land Use Bylaw from AG (Agricultural)
              District and AGU (Urban Reserve) District to RF1 (Single Detached Residential)
              District and PU (Public Utility) District; for a Site Located at 177 Street and 45
              Avenue, Donsdale.
              PURPOSE

              To allow the development of single detached residential dwellings and a dry pond.

MOVED P. Mackenzie - S. McKibben

That Bylaw No. 11094 be read a third time.                                         Distribution List

                                                                                               CARRIED




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FOR THE MOTION:              B. Campbell, L. Chahley, R. Hayter, P. Mackenzie,
                             S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                     T. Gomberg.
ABSENT:                      J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, T. Cavanagh, B. Mason.
Mayor Reimer re-entered the Council Chamber. Acting Mayor Campbell vacated the Chair and Mayor
Reimer presided.


L.3.e.        Bylaw No. 10993 - To Amend the City of Edmonton License Bylaw No. 6124, As
              Amended, Regulation of Pawnshops and Second Hand Stores.
              PURPOSE

              To revise a number of provisions in the License Bylaw that regulate the Pawn Shop,
              Second Hand Store and Flea Market businesses.

MOVED P. Mackenzie - S. McKibben

              That Bylaw No. 10993 be read a third time.

R. Picherack, City Manager, T. Grue, R. Johnson and R. Hecht, Edmonton Police Service, answered
Council’s questions.

AMENDMENT MOVED          L. Chahley - S. McKay

              That Bylaw No. 10993 be amended by replacing “forty-five days” with “thirty days”
              in Sections 536.B., TRANSACTIONS RESPECTING PAWNED GOODS,
              subsection 11. and 536.C. TRANSACTIONS, RESPECTING THE SALE,
              PURCHASE OR EXCHANGE OF SECONDHAND GOODS , subsection 3.

                                                                                              CARRIED
FOR THE AMENDMENT:           J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                             L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, R. Hayter, P. Mackenzie, S.
                             McKay, S. McKibben, L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                     M. Phair.
ABSENT:                      B. Mason.

AMENDMENT MOVED          S. McKibben - S. McKay

              That Bylaw No. 10993 be amended by deleting from Section 536.A
              MERCHANT/MERCHANT AGENT , subsection .6; and from Section 536.C




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              TRANSACTIONS, RESPECTING THE SALE, PURCHASE OR EXCHANGE OF
              SECONDHAND GOODS , subsection 11. a, b, and d.

                                                                                              CARRIED
FOR THE AMENDMENT:           J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                             L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, R. Hayter, P. Mackenzie, S.
                             McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                      B. Mason.
MOTION OF ALDERMAN MACKENZIE ON THIRD READING OF BYLAW NO. 10993, AS
AMENDED, put:

That Bylaw No. 10993, as amended, be read a third time.                            Distribution List
AMENDMENTS
               i)     That Bylaw No. 10993 be amended by replacing “forty-five
               days” with “thirty days” in Sections 536.B., TRANSACTIONS
               RESPECTING PAWNED GOODS, subsection 11. and 536.C.
               TRANSACTIONS, RESPECTING THE SALE, PURCHASE OR
               EXCHANGE OF SECONDHAND GOODS , subsection 3.
               ii)     That Bylaw No. 10993 be amended by deleting subsection .6
               from Section 536.A MERCHANT/MERCHANT AGENT ; and a,
               b, and d. from Section 536.C TRANSACTIONS, RESPECTING
               THE SALE, PURCHASE OR EXCHANGE OF SECONDHAND
               GOODS , subsection 11.

                                                                                              CARRIED




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FOR THE MOTION
                              AS AMENDED:                  J. Reimer, A. Bolstad,
                              B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                              L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, R. Hayter, P. Mackenzie,
                              S. McKay, S. McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                       B. Mason.


M.             MOTIONS ON NOTICE


M.01.          Zero Sum Rule for User Fees (A. Bolstad).


MOVED A. Bolstad - B. Campbell

                      That the Administration be directed to refrain from proposing any new user
                      fees or increasing any existing user fees unless taxes or other user fees are cut
                      to the point where the proposal can be shown to be revenue neutral. And
                      further, that this “zero sum” approach be maintained for at least three years.

MOVED P. Mackenzie - B. Campbell

That Alderman Bolstad’s motion be referred to the Budget Committee for                 City Manager
consideration during the 1996 budget deliberations:                                    Studies & Bud.
MOVED A. Bolstad - B. Campbell (August 22, 1995)                                       Finance
        “That the Administration be directed to refrain from proposing any new user City Council for
        fees or increasing any existing user fees unless taxes or other user fees are   Budget
        cut to the point where the proposal can be shown to be revenue neutral. And
        further, that this “zero sum” approach be maintained for at least three years.” Due: Nov. 2, 1995

                                                                                                   CARRIED




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FOR THE MOTION:               J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Gomberg,
                              R. Hayter, P. Mackenzie, S. McKay, S. McKibben,
                              L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                      T. Cavanagh, L. Chahley, M. Phair.
ABSENT:                       B. Mason.


M.02.          Five Per Cent Tax Cut (A. Bolstad).


MOVED A. Bolstad - B. Campbell

                      That the Administration be directed to prepare annual budgets which will see
                      residential and non-residential property taxes drop by five percent between
                      1995 and 1998.

R. Picherack, City Manager, answered Council’s questions.

MOVED L. Staroszik - B. Campbell

That Alderman Bolstad’s motion be referred to the administration for a report on the City Manager
implications of this reduction, for the next Council’s consideration:                Studies & Bud.
MOVED A. Bolstad - B. Campbell (August 22, 1995)                                     Finance
        “That the Administration be directed to prepare annual budgets which will
        see residential and non-residential property taxes drop by five percent      Due: Nov. 14, 1995
        between 1995 and 1998.”

                                                                                                CARRIED
FOR THE MOTION:               J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, L. Chahley, S. McKay, S.
                              McKibben, M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
OPPOSED:                      T. Cavanagh, T. Gomberg, R. Hayter.
ABSENT:                       P. Mackenzie, B. Mason.


M.03.          Moving the Water Intake Upstream (S. McKay).


MOVED Alderman McKay - B. Campbell

                      That the question on moving the water intake upstream of 85 sewer outfalls
                      be placed on the ballot for the October 16, 1995 election for direction from
                      the citizens.



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                                                                                                           LOST
FOR THE MOTION:                S. McKay.
OPPOSED:                       J. Reimer, A. Bolstad, B. Campbell, T. Cavanagh,
                               L. Chahley, T. Gomberg, R. Hayter, S. McKibben,
                               M. Phair, L. Staroszik.
ABSENT:                        P. Mackenzie, B. Mason.


N.             NOTICES OF MOTION


N.01.          Request for Proposal for a Composting Facility (B. Campbell)


Alderman Campbell stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council he will move:

               That the administration prepare and issue a Request for Proposal document for a
               composting facility by September 30, 1995. The Request for Proposal should be
               issued to all qualified potential proposers.


N.02.          Amendment to City Policy No. C449B - Civic Agencies - Guideline (A. Bolstad)


Alderman Bolstad stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council he will move:

               That Section 3.03 (e) ii) of the City Policy No. C449B Civic Agencies - Guideline, be
               amended by changing the word “appointed” to “re-appointed” and the word “any” to
               the word “that” so that it would now read:
               3.03 (e) ii)    no appointee who has served six years on the same agency shall be re-
                               appointed to that city agency prior to a break in service of at least two
                               (2) years, and this shall be stated in all appropriate bylaws, operating
                               statements and agreements: and”


N.03.          Support for the Composter Project with TransAlta (M. Phair)


Councillor Phair stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council he will move:




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               That City Council re-confirm to the Provincial Government its support for the
               Composter project with TtransAlta and re-confirm its request for provincial financial
               support for this project.


N.04.          Amendment to the Edmonton Land Use Bylaw - Applications for Development
               Permits (L. Staroszik)


Alderman Staroszik stated that at the next regular meeting of City Council she will move:

               That Section 20.1 of the Edmonton Land Use Bylaw be amended to state:

                       “after the failure of two applications for a development permit, the time
                       interval for the third and all subsequent applications, be extended to one
                       year.”


O.             ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 6:10 p.m.




MAYOR                                                                     OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK




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