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File #: AR-19-483    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Reports Status: Passed
File created: 11/19/2019 In control: Community Living Standing Committee
On agenda: 1/13/2020 Final action: 1/13/2020
Title: City of St. Albert - City of Edmonton Recreation Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework Presented by: Trevor Duley, Manager, Government Relations
Attachments: 1. Edmonton - St. Albert Recreation ICF, 2. Text File, 3. Text File
TAMRMS#: B06


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City of St. Albert - City of Edmonton Recreation Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework
Presented by: Trevor Duley, Manager, Government Relations

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RECOMMENDATION:
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That Community Living Standing Committee recommend to Council that the Recreation Intermunicipal Collaboration Framework with City of Edmonton be approved.

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PURPOSE OF REPORT
Corporate Initiative 4.4 includes the completion of Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks (ICFs) specific to recreation with the City of St. Albert’s immediate neighbours, the City of Edmonton and Sturgeon County.

Intermunicipal discussions have occurred for over a year with the City of Edmonton’s Administration, and now the Framework between the two municipalities is ready for Council consideration and approval.

City of Edmonton is scheduled to endorse the Framework at their January 17th Intermunicipal and Regional Development Committee. It will likely proceed to Edmonton City Council on January 20th, 2020.

ALIGNMENT TO COUNCIL STRATEGIC PRIORITY
Strategic Priority #4: Infrastructure Investment: Identify and build needed capital assets.
Corporate Initiative 4.4: Support intermunicipal partnerships for shared infrastructure investment.

ALIGNMENT TO SERVICE DELIVERY
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ALIGNMENT TO COUNCIL (OR COMMITTEE) DIRECTION OR MANDATORY STATUTORY PROVISION

The Municipal Government Act was amended in 2017, requiring municipalities within the Edmonton Metropolitan Region to complete mandatory Intermunicipal Collaboration Frameworks (ICFs) for municipal services not contemplated within the EMRB’s Servicing Plan by April 1, 2020. This legislation therefore triggered a requirement for the City of St. Albert to complete ICFs with its two immediate neighbours, the City of Edmonton and Sturgeon County, specific to Recreation.

On November 18, 2019, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 25: Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act which changes Section 708 of the Municipal Government A...

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