Town of Wynyard

Town Council Meeting – DECEMBER 19, 2017

December 27, 2017

Call to Order:

Mayor Boylak called the meeting to order at 6:58 PM.

#879/17 Minutes:

Prystai – that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of December 5, 2017 as circulated.
CARRIED

Mayor Boylak and Councillor Kostyk declare conflict of interest due to a financial interest and leave Council Chambers 6:59 p.m. Deputy Mayor Karakochuk assumes chair.

#880/17 Vouchers:

Karakochuk – that the following vouchers be approved for payment as recommended by the General Government Committee of Councillors Jordan and Prystai and attached hereto:

General Vouchers: #1610 = $ 217.85 #1684 = $ 472.05

CARRIED

Mayor Boylak and Councillor Kostyk return to Council Chambers. Mayor Boylak resumes chair (7:00 p.m.).

#881/17 Vouchers:

Karakochuk – that the following vouchers be approved for payment as recommended by the General Government Committee of Mayor Boylak and Councillors Jordan, Kostyk and Prystai and attached hereto:

General Vouchers: #1580 to #1583 + #1604 (Manual Chqs.) = $164,926.13
#1605 to #1609 = $ 76,225.82
#1611 to #1683 = $433,570.55
#1685 to #1687 = $ 2,992.85

Payroll Vouchers #1584 to #1603 = $ 23,782.05

CARRIED

Delegation: R.C.M.P. – 7:00 P.M. – 7:12 P.M.

#882/17 R.C.M.P. Report:

Kostyk – that we receive the R.C.M.P. Report as presented by Sgt. Terry Posnikoff.

CARRIED

#883/17 Tree Root Issues:

Karakochuk – that we remove the trees on the corner of Avenue B East and 3rd Street East to remedy the issue of tree root invasion of the sewer line.

CARRIED

#884/17 Tax Enforcement:

Jordan – that we remove Roll #505110400 and Roll#505103050 from the Tax Enforcement List as all the taxes have been paid.
CARRIED

#885/17 Tax Enforcement:

Prystai – that we remove Roll #505200650 from the Tax Enforcement List as all arrears have been paid.
CARRIED
#886/17 City of Prince Albert – Vendor Panel:

Prystai – that we authorize joining the City of Prince Albert Vendor Panel procurement software program at a cost of $3,500 per year.

CARRIED
#887/17 UMAAS Certificate – Advanced Level 2:

Prystai – that we authorize payment for Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko to apply to the Board of Examiners for an Advanced Level 2 Certificate in the amount of $250.
CARRIED

#888/17 Chorneyko’s Report:

Karakochuk– that we receive Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s report as presented.

CARRIED

#889/17 Outstanding Invoices:

Kostyk – that, if not paid by December 31, 2017, we add the outstanding invoices to the respective tax rolls as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED

#890/17 Outstanding Invoices:

Karakochuk – that, if not paid by December 31, 2017, we add the outstanding invoices to the respective utility accounts as per the list attached hereto.

CARRIED
#891/17 Outstanding Invoices:

Boylak – that we refer the outstanding invoice policy to the Public Works Committee.
CARRIED
#892/17 Outstanding Utility Accounts:

Prystai – that, if not paid by December 31, 2017, we write off the utility accounts as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED

#893/17 Outstanding Utility Accounts:

Karakochuk – that, if not paid by December 31, 2017, we add outstanding utility accounts to the respective tax rolls as per the list attached hereto.

CARRIED
#894/17 Bylaw Enforcement:

Prystai – that we instruct Bylaw Enforcement Officer Quist to issue tickets on the four outstanding bylaw enforcement orders as per the Officer’s submitted report.

CARRIED
#895/17 Complaints/Comments Report:

Prystai– that we receive the Complaints/Comments Report as presented.

CARRIED

#896/17 Melsted’s Report:

Kucey – that we receive Public Works Superintendent Melsted’s Report as presented.
CARRIED

#897/17 Morrow’s Report:

Karakochuk – that we receive Water Works Superintendent Morrow’s Report as presented.
CARRIED

#898/17 Curling Rink Caretaker:

Karakochuk – that we hire Zac Pitzel as the Curling Rink Caretaker for the current curling season, as per the Wage & Salary grid attached hereto.

CARRIED

#899/17 Coulee Picnic Tables & Benches:

Jordan– that we authorize SCL Welding to construct two benches and two picnic tables for the Coulee Walking Trail Park at a cost of $2,450 plus taxes.

CARRIED

#900/17 Hoytfox’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Director of Leisure Service Hoytfox’s report as presented by Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko.
CARRIED

#901/17 Old Recycle Centre:

Prystai – that we approve Change Order #5, as recommended by RBM Architecture, to remove the demolition of the existing recylcing building from the contract awarded to RNV Ventures.
CARRIED
#902/17 Wynyard Recycling Building:

Prystai – that we approve Payment Certificate #8 for the Wynyard Recycling Building in the amount of $105,523.28.
CARRIED

#903/17 SUMAssure Insurance Premium:

Prystai – that we authorize paying the 2018 SUMAssure insurance premium in the amount of $73,779.

CARRIED
#904/17 2018 SUMA Membership:

Prystai – that we authorize the 2018 SUMA Membership in the amount of $2,109.70 plus g.s.t.

CARRIED
#905/17 2018 UMAAS Membership:

Prystai– that we authorize the 2018 Urban Municipalities Administrators Association of Saskatchewan membership in the amount of $185.
CARRIED

#906/17 Correspondence:

Karkochuk – that we receive and file the correspondence as per the list attached hereto.

CARRIED

#907/17 New Year’s Day Celebration:

Jordan – that we authorize costs incurred for the New Year’s Day Celebration being hosted by Mayor Boylak and Council.
CARRIED

#908/17 Free Special Services Bus Rides:

Swinburnson – that we authorize free Special Services Bus rides on January 1, 2018 to and from the New Year’s Day Celebration at the Wynyard Civic Centre.

CARRIED
#909/17 Town Hall Meeting:

Swinburnson – that we set the next Town Hall Meeting for January 24, 2018.

CARRIED
#910/17 Mayor’s Report:

Karakochuk – that we receive Mayor Boylak’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#911/17 Council Meeting Cancellation:

Prystai – that we cancel the January 2, 2018 Town Council Meeting.

CARRIED

#912/17 Council Meeting Cancellation:

Prystai – that we cancel the February 6, 2018 Town Council Meeting due to Town of Wynyard Council attendance at the SUMA Convention.

CARRIED

#913/17 Cell Phone Allowances:

Swinburnson – that we authorize payment of the 2017 cell phone allowances as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED

#914/17 Director of Leisure Services Cell Phone:

Prystai – that we authorize the Director of Leisure Services cell phone plan to be included on the Town of Wynyard mobility plan.
CARRIED

#915/17 2017 Holiday Gifts:

Prystai – that we authorize payment and presentation of the Employee Holiday Gifts; $200 for full-time employees and $100 for part-time employees, as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED

#916/17 General Government & Prystai Reports:

Karakochuk – that we receive the General Government Report and Councillor Prystai’s Report as presented by Councillor Prystai.
CARRIED

#917/17 Karakochuk’s Report:

Prystai – that we receive Councillor Karakochuk’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#918/17 Wynyard Museum Highway Sign:

Kucey – that we authorize payment to update the highway attraction signs by including a new “Wynyard & District Museum” sign at a cost of $1,012.08 plus GST.
CARRIED

#919/17 Civic Centre and Ukrainian Hall Caretaker Contract:

Kostyk – that we increase the Civic Centre Caretaker contract by $150 per month and that we increase the Ukrainian Hall Caretaker contract by $50 per month.

CARRIED

#920/17 Public Works Committee Report:

Prystai – that we receive the Public Works Committee Report as presented by Councillor Kucey.
CARRIED

#921/17 Adjourn:

Prystai – that we adjourn the meeting. (9:30 P.M).
CARRIED

Last modified: December 27, 2017