REVISED PUBLIC AGENDA

GOVERNANCE AND PRIORTIES

COMMITTEE

Meeting #:
Date:
Monday, January 16, 2017 at 1:00 P.m. - 2:00 P.m.
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall

Visited2.CONFIRMATION OF AGENDA
Recommendation
  1. That the letter from Mr. Alain Gaucher, Chair, Remai Modern Art Gallery received January 12, 2017, be added to item 5.1;
  2. That the speakers list be revised for item 14.1; and
  3. That the agenda be confirmed as amended.
Visited4.1Minutes - December 7, 2016
Recommendation

That the minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Governance and Priorities Committee held on December 7, 2016, be adopted.

Visited5.1Meeting - Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan Board and Governance and Priorities Committee (File No. CK. 620-5)Attachment Icon

On December 7, 2016, the Governance and Priorities Committee resolved that a meeting between the Governance and Priorities Committee and the Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan Board be arranged. 

On December 12, 2016, City Council further resolved that a communication be sent to the Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan Board of Directors indicating Council's interest in asking questions about details presented at the 2017 Budget Review as it pertains to the opening date of the gallery.

Attached is a communication dated January 11, 2016 from Scott Verity, Vice-Chair, Remai Art Gallery of Saskatchewan in response to the above as well as the briefing document mentioned therein.

Recommendation

That the information be received.

Visited6.2.1Revisions and Additions to Collective Agreement - ATU - Notice from J. Yakubowski, December 20, 2016 (File No. CK. 4720-2)Attachment Icon
Recommendation

That the information be received and forwarded to the Administration for further handling.

Visited6.2.2Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools Representative - Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Committee - Email from J. Lloyd, December 19, 2016 (File No. 225-40)  Attachment Icon
Recommendation

That a report be forwarded to City Council recommending the appointment of Delvin Kanewiyakiho (Board of Education for Saskatoon Catholic Schools) on the Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Committee to the end of 2018.

Visited6.2.3Downtown Saskatoon Representative - Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee - Email from S. Marchildon (File No. CK. 225-18)Attachment Icon
Recommendation

That a report be forwarded to City Council recommending the appointment of Tannis Miller as the Downtown Saskatoon representative on the Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee to the end of 2018.

Visited6.2.4Saskatoon Police Service Representative - Traffic Safety Committee - Email from J. McHarg (File No. CK. 225-8)Attachment Icon
Recommendation

That a report be forwarded to City Council recommending the appointment of Sgt. Dean Hoover as the representative of the Saskatoon Police Service on the Traffic Safety Committee to the end of 2018.

Visited8.2.1Appointment - Partners for the Saskatchewan River Basin (File No. CK. 225-64)

On December 12, 2016, City Council resolved that the Administration be requested to identify a nominee for consideration for appointment to the Partners for the Saskatchewan River Basin for 2017.

Recommendation

That a report be forwarded to City Council recommending Brenda Wallace as the nominee for appointment to the Partners for the Saskatchewan River Basin to the end of 2017.

Visited8.2.2Appointment - Development Appeals Board (File No. CK. 175-21)

On December 12, 2016, City Council approved the reappointment of Ms. Leanne DeLong to the Development Appeals Board to the end of 2017.  Appointments to the Development Appeals Board are to be for a two-year term.  The appointment should therefore be extended to 2018.

Recommendation

That a report be forwarded to City Council recommending extension of the appointment of Leanne DeLong to the Development Appeals Board to the end of 2018.

Visited8.2.3Appointment - Centennial Auditorium & Convention Centre Corporation Board of Directors (TCU Place - Saskatoon's Arts & Convention Centre) (File No. CK. 175-28)

On December 12, 2016, City Council resolved, in part, that the City’s representative be instructed to vote the City’s proxy at the 2017 Annual General Meeting for the appointment of Councillors B. Dubois and A. Iwanchuk to the Centennial Auditorium & Convention Centre Board of Directors throughout a term expiring at the conclusion of the 2018 Annual General Meeting.

As Councillor Dubois’ appointment replaces a former Councillor, the appointment should be effective immediately.

Recommendation

That a report be forwarded to City Council recommending:



  1. That the portion of the resolution of City Council of December 12, 2016 dealing with the appointment of Councillor Dubois to the Centennial Auditorium & Convention Centre Corporation Board of Directors be rescinded; and
  2. That Councillor Dubois be appointed to the Centennial Auditorium & Convention Centre Corporation Board of Directors effectively immediately (to fill the vacancy of former Councillor Paulsen), throughout a term expiring at the conclusion of the 2018 Annual General Meeting.
Visited8.2.4Appointments - Saskatoon Gallery and Conservatory Corporation Board of Trustees (Mendel Art Gallery) and Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan (File No. CK. 175-27)

On December 12, 2016, City Council resolved, in part, that the City’s representative be instructed to vote the City’s proxy at the 2017 Annual General Meeting for the appointments of Councillors C. Block and M. Loewen to the Saskatoon Gallery and Conservatory Corporation Board of Trustees (Mendel Art Gallery) and to the Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan throughout a term expiring at the conclusion of the 2018 Annual General Meeting of each.

As both appointments replace former Councillors, the appointments should be effective immediately.

Recommendation

That a report be forwarded to City Council recommending



  1. That the portion of the resolutions of City Council of December 12, 2016 dealing with the appointments of Councillors C. Block and M. Loewen to the Saskatoon Gallery and Conservatory Corporation Board of Trustees (Mendel Art Gallery) and to the Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan be rescinded; and
  2. That Councillors C. Block and M. Loewen be appointed to the Saskatoon Gallery and Conservatory Corporation Board of Trustees (Mendel Art Gallery) and to the Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan effective immediately, throughout a term expiring at the conclusion of the 2018 Annual General Meeting.
Visited8.2.5Appointment - Sponsor from City Council - International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (File No. CK. 375-4)

City Council, at its meeting held on December 12, 2016, resolved in part that the City of Saskatoon apply for membership on the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives, including appointing a Sponsor from City Council.

International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a network of local governments working together to advance sustainability.  Membership in ICLEI will connect the City with the most ambitious and committed local governments across Canada and around the world, enabling the City to share best practices and access resources to help achieve sustainability goals.  To become a member of ICLEI, the City must name a Sponsor from City Council.  There are no specific requirements of a Sponsor; however, through the named Councillor, the City of Saskatoon will have access to a network of other communities (both through elected officials and administration) having similar issues and initiatives.

Recommendation

That a report be forwarded to City Council recommending the appointment of a Sponsor on the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives.

Visited13.1Request for In Camera Meeting - Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan Board and Governance and Priorities Committee

[In Camera - Economic/Financial Information (Sections 17(1)(d) and (e) LAFOIPP); Third Party Information (Section 18 LAFOIPP)]

Visited13.2Project Update

[In Camera - Solicitor-Client Privilege - Section 21 LAFOIPP]

Visited13.3Appointments to Personnel Subcommittee

[In Camera - Personnel Matters - Sections 16(1)(c) and (d) - LAFOIPP]

Visited13.4Appointment to Advisory Committee

[In Camera - Personal Information - Sections 16(1)(b) and (d) and 28 LAFOIPP]

Visited13.5.2.1City Manager

[Sections 13, 14(1), 15(1), 16(1), 17(1), 18(1), 19, 20, and 21 - LAFOIPP]

Visited13.6Third Party Review

[In Camera - Third Party Information - Section 18 LAFOIPP]

Visited13.7Strategic Planning Exercise

[In Camera - Strategic Planning - Cities Act, Section 94(4)]

Visited14.1Let's Talk Trends (File No. CK. 116-1) - 6:00 P.M.

Communication from Mayor Clark dated January 4, 2016 is attached.

Presentation - Ms. Karen Thoreson, Alliance for Innovation

Speakers - (7:00 P.M.)

Innovation and Partnerships –
Felix Thomas, Tribal Chief of Saskatoon Tribal Council
Peter Stoicheff, President of University of Saskatchewan

Sustainable Growth and Planning –
Ryan Walker, U of S Professor of Urban Planning

Downtown Development –
Tom McClocklin, President and Managing Director, Saskatchewan, Colliers International

Economic Development –
Stephanie Yong, Director at the Wilson Centre for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Transportation –
Carl Kuhnke, Managing Director, Saskatchewan Centre of Excellence For Transportation and Infrastructure

Inclusion and Diversity –
Fatima Coovadia, Health Professional, Human Rights Commission’s Think Good Do Good Spokesperson, and Islamic Association of Saskatchewan member.

Crime and Safety –
Craig Nyirfa, President of Birchwood Consulting Inc., former Executive Director of the Centre of Responsibility (HUB/COR) and member of the Saskatoon Police Service

Community Well-Being –
CeCe Baptiste, Vice-Chair, United Way of Saskatoon and Area

Environmental Sustainability –
Kathleen Aitkens and David McGrane, members of Saskatoon Environmental Advisory Committee

Refreshments to follow in the lobby.