AT REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN, Wednesday, September 2, 2020

 

AT A MEETING OF City Council

 

AT 1:30 PM

 

These are considered a draft rendering of the official minutes. Official minutes can be obtained through the Office of the City Clerk once approved.

 

Present:

Mayor Michael Fougere, in the Chair

Councillor Lori Bresciani (Videoconference)

Councillor Sharron Bryce

Councillor John Findura (Videoconference)

Councillor Jerry Flegel (Videoconference)

Councillor Bob Hawkins (Videoconference)

Councillor Jason Mancinelli (Videoconference)

Councillor Joel Murray (Videoconference)

Councillor Mike O'Donnell (Videoconference)

Councillor Andrew Stevens (Videoconference)

Councillor Barbara Young (Videoconference)

 

Also in Attendance:

City Clerk, Jim Nicol

Deputy City Clerk, Amber Ackerman

City Manager, Chris Holden

City Solicitor, Byron Werry

Executive Director, Citizen Experience, Innovation & Performance,
Louise Folk

Executive Director, Citizen Services, Kim Onrait

Executive Director, City Planning & Community Development,
Diana Hawryluk

Executive Director, Financial Strategy & Sustainability, Barry Lacey

Manager, Licensing & Parking Services, Dawn Schikowski

Policy Analyst, Benjamin Cowman

 

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF AGENDA


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the agenda for this meeting be approved, as submitted.

Pursuant to Section 14(5) of The Procedure Bylaw, the requirement for the Mayor to leave the Chair for the purpose of taking part in the debate was waived as nine of the eleven members of City Council were attending the meeting via teleconference.


DELEGATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATED REPORT

DE20-84              Janet Michaylow:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Councillor Andrew Stevens moved, seconded by Councillor Sharron Bryce, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that this communication be received and filed.

DE20-86              April Eve Pearl Wiberg, Stolen Sisters and Bothers Movement:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  April Eve Pearl Wiberg, representing Stolen Sisters and Brothers Movement, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-87              Harry Rohde:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Harry Rohde addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-85              Chris McDougall:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Chris McDougall addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-88              Isabelle Henault:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Isabelle Henault addressed Council.  There were no questions of the delegation.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-89              Deanne Makellky on behalf of Daria Frostad:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Deanne Makellky, representing Daria Frostad, addressed Council.  There were no questions of the delegation.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-90              Karin Boehler:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Karin Boehler addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-91              Bruce Ellergodt, Freedom Catalyst Alliance:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Bruce Ellergodt, representing Freedom Catalyst Alliance, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-92              Marilyn Phillips:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Marilyn Phillips addressed Council.  There were no questions of the delegation.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-93              Ed Smith:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Ed Smith addressed Council.  There were no questions of the delegation.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-94              Angie Ivey:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Angie Ivey addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-95              Devon Hill, Freedom Catalyst Regina:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Devon Hill, representing Freedom Catalyst Regina, addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-96              Carla Taylor-Brown:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Carla Taylor Brown addressed Council.  There were no questions of the delegation.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-97              Pam Shaheen:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Pam Shaheen addressed Council.  There were no questions of the delegation.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-98              Carla Johnson:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that this communication be received and filed.

DE20-99              Jane Gattinger:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Jane Gattinger addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-100              Christy Kasur, Mastery Massage Inc.:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Christy Kasur, representing Mastery Massage Inc., addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

 

RECESS
 

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 33 (2.1) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, Mayor Fougere called for a 15 minute recess.

Council recessed at 3:50 p.m.
 

Council reconvened at 4:05 p.m.
 

 

DE20-101              Marilyn Degelman:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Marilyn Degelman addressed Council.  There were no questions of the delegation.

 

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

DE20-102              Andrew Waithe:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Pursuant to due notice the delegation was present.

The Mayor invited the delegation to come forward and be heard.  Andrew Waithe addressed Council and answered a number of questions.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16(11)(c) of City Council's Procedure Bylaw No. 9004, this brief was tabled until after consideration of CR20-78, a report from Executive Committee, respecting the same subject.

CP20-41              Shayna Stock, Heritage Community Association on behalf of Anonymous Body Rub Establishment:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that this communication be received and filed.

CP20-42              Andrea Heinz:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

The City Clerk read Ms. Heinz's Communication into the record.

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that this communication be received and filed.

CP20-43              Chelsa Budd:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Councillor Bob Hawkins moved, seconded by Councillor Jerry Flegel, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that this communication be received and filed.

CR20-78              Executive Committee:  Body Rub Establishment Licensing Program

Recommendation

That Council:

 

1.      Approve the implementation of a licensing program for Body Rub Establishments as outlined in Appendix B, to include:

 

a.      Licensing for establishments;

b.      Requirements for workers and establishments including: criminal record checks, completion of an education program, proof of age and ability to work in Canada;

c.      Reporting requirements;

d.      Health and safety requirements;

e.      Limited hours of operation.

 

2.      Direct the City Solicitor to prepare the necessary bylaw to implement the licensing requirements as outlined in Appendix B Licensing Requirements, to be brought forward to the meeting of City Council one month following the disposition of this report.

 

3.      That the workers be licensed and that the requirements for worker licenses be as follows: 

 

·         Attendance in person to produce government issued photo identification containing legal name and age to be at least 18 years;

·         List of all aliases and/or pseudonyms;

·         Proof of completion of BRE education program;

·         Legally be eligible to work in Canada;

·         Proof of permanent residency

·         Certificate of approval from the Regina Police Service; and

·         Submit license fee of $100

 

4.      Increase the licensing fee for owners/operators to $1,200

 

5.      Approve that a minimum fine of $2,000 be enforced in the case of an individual owner/operator for a first offense.


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, that the recommendation of Executive Committee contained in the report be concurred in.

Councillor John Findura moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, that the owners/operators of body rub establishments not be licensed.

Councillor John Findura               Yes
Councillor Barbara Young              No
Councillor Bob Hawkins              No
Councillor Andrew Stevens              No
Councillor Lori Bresciani              Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel                            No
Councillor Sharron Bryce              Yes
Councillor Mike O’Donnell              No
Councillor Jason Mancinelli              No
Mayor Michael Fougere              No
The motion was put and declared LOST.

Councillor John Findura moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, that a requirement of fingerprints be added to the owner/operator and worker licensing requirements. 

Councillor Findura withdrew his amending motion.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, that body rub establishments remain closed between midnight and 11:00 a.m.

Councillor Jerry Flegel                            Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli              Yes
Councillor Mike O’Donnell              Yes
Councillor Sharron Bryce              Yes
Councillor Joel Murray                            No
Councillor John Findura              Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani              Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens              No
Councillor Bob Hawkins              Yes
Councillor Barbara Young              No
Mayor Michael Fougere              No

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

Councillor Jerry Flegel moved, in amendment, seconded by Councillor Bob Hawkins, that Administration report to City Council in one year on the implementation of the licensing of body rub establishments.

Councillor Jerry Flegel                            Yes
Councillor Barbara Young              Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins              Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens              Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani              Yes
Councillor John Findura              Yes
Councillor Joel Murray                            Yes
Councillor Sharron Bryce              Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell              Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli              Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere              Yes

The motion was put and declared CARRIED.

Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Lori Bresciani, that this matter be referred to Administration to :
 

1.              Work with the Regina Police Service to determine a plan to enforce the law of “buying these services” and/or profiting from the sale of these services; and
 

2.              Return with a report to consider #1 in conjunction with a reconsideration motion of the original zoning decision by Q1 of 2021.
 

The Clerk called the vote on the referral motion.

Councillor Sharron Bryce              Yes
Councillor Mike O'Donnell              No
Councillor Jason Mancinelli              No
Councillor Jerry Flegel              No
Councillor Barbara Young              No
Councillor Bob Hawkins              No
Councillor Andrew Stevens              No
Councillor Lori Bresciani              Yes
Councillor John Findura              Yes
Councillor Joel Murray              No
Councillor Michael Fougere              Yes

The Motion was put and declared LOST.

The Clerk called the vote on the main motion, as amended.

Councillor Sharron Bryce              No
Councillor Mike O'Donnell              Yes
Councillor Jason Mancinelli              Yes
Councillor Jerry Flegel              Yes
Councillor Barbara Young              Yes
Councillor Bob Hawkins              Yes
Councillor Andrew Stevens              Yes
Councillor Lori Bresciani              No
Councillor John Findura              No
Councillor Joel Murray              Yes
Mayor Michael Fougere              Yes

The motion was put and declared CARRIED

ADJOURNMENT


Councillor Sharron Bryce moved, seconded by Councillor Andrew Stevens, AND IT WAS RESOLVED, that the meeting adjourn.

The meeting adjourned at 6:03 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chairperson                                                                                    Secretary