Action: That the Mayor on behalf of City Council submit letters to the Minister of Health Minister Community and Social Services Minister of Seniors and Housing and Minister of Infrastructure advising each Ministry of the work being undertaken to establish a city-wide wellness plan.
This letter should include:
- Request to include these Ministries (and others if necessary) in the work being done on the Wellness Plan
- Encourage collaboration and consultation between the Integrated Corporate Working group and Provincial officials
- Ask the Provincial government to consult with the City when investing in social infrastructure; for example when considering requests for funding to expand outreach services from community organizations
- Outline the initiatives of the Wellness Plan including but not limited to the city wide distribution of non-market housing and the efforts to improve the delivery of health and community services.
Department: Office of the Mayor
Action: That the Terms of Reference for Recover: Edmonton's Urban Wellness Plan be approved with the understanding that the placement of Community Wellness Site(s) be informed by evidence-based research and not be limited by the geographic focus of the first phase of the Wellness Plan (Boyle Street McCauley Central McDougall Queen Mary Park and Downtown).
Department: Citizen Svcs.