Town of Wynyard

Town Council Meeting – MARCH 17, 2020

April 9, 2020

Call to Order:

Mayor Boylak called the meeting to order at 7:11 PM.

#151/20 Minutes:

Prystai– that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of March 17,
2020 as circulated.
CARRIED
Mayor Boylak declares conflict of interest due to a financial interest and mutes his device. Councillor Kostyk declares conflict of interest due to a financial interest and leaves the meeting area. Deputy Mayor Karakochuk assumes the Chair. 7:12 p.m.

#152/20 Vouchers:

Swinburnson – that we approve the following vouchers for payment as recommended by the General Government Committee of Councillors Jordan and Prystai and attached hereto:

General Vouchers #6206 & 6245 = $ 2,194.29

CARRIED
Mayor Boylak turns his device on and Councillor Kostyk returns to the meeting. Mayor Boylak resumes the Chair. 7:13 p.m.

#153/20 Vouchers:

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

General Vouchers #6182 & 6151 (Manual) = $ 1,603.03
#6205, 6207-#6244, #6246, #6247 = $ 140,967.06

Brandt Payment = $ 2,275.58
Kay’s Curling – ½ Curling Rocks = $ 22,937.33
Scotia Bank Visa Auto Withdraw = $ 6,957.76

Payroll Vouchers #6183 – #6204 = $ 27,075.18

CARRIED

Delegation: Sharon Armstrong, Cheri Place Condo 7:13 p.m. – 7:24 p.m.

#154/20 Sharon Armstrong’s Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive Sharon Armstrong’s Cheri Place Recycling Report as presented.
CARRIED
#155/20 Tax Enforcement:

Prystai – that we remove the tax liens on Roll #505018950 and Roll #505119650 as sufficient taxes have been paid.
CARRIED

#156/20 Wynyard Co-op Bulk Fuel Tanks:

Karakochuk – that we approve the discretionary use application from the Wynyard Co-Operative Association, under Section 8 (3)(ii) of the Town of Wynyard’s Zoning Bylaw – “Bulk Fuel and Sales” – to install four 75,000 litre fuel tanks on Block M, Plan 101256476 subject to the Wynyard Co-Operative Association adhering to all environmental and governmental regulations including the Town of Wynyard’s Zoning Bylaw.
CARRIED

#157/20 Demolition Permit Extension:

Karakochuk – that we approve extending Demolition Permit #24/19 for six months as requested.
CARRIED
#158/20 Reserve Transfer:

Prystai – that we authorize a transfer of $252,870 from the Funded Reserve based on the calculations of the2017 audited financial statements.

CARRIED
#159/20 Special Services Bus:

Swinburnson – that we halt operations of the Special Services Bus, effective Monday, March 13, 2020, except for the delivery of Meals on Wheels, and notify the drivers of layoffs and shift changes. CARRIED

#160/20 Chorneyko’s Report:

Kucey – that we receive CAO Chorneyko’s report as presented.

CARRIED
#161/20 Outstanding Utility Bills:

Karakochuk – that we transfer outstanding utility accounts as of December 31, 2019 to the corresponding tax rolls as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED
#162/20 Outstanding Utility Bills:

Swinburnson – that we refer the topic of changing our policy regarding outstanding utility accounts with clients who own the property serviced by the utility, by including shut-off provisions, to the Public Works Committee.

CARRIED
#163/20 Outstanding Invoices:

Prystai – that we write off the unpaid invoices as of December 31, 2019 as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED
#164/20 Outstanding Invoices:

Prystai – that we transfer outstanding invoices as of December 31, 2019 to the respective tax rolls as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED
#164/20 Outstanding Invoices:

Prystai – that we transfer outstanding invoices as of December 31, 2019 to the respective utility accounts as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED

#165/20 Complaints and Comments Report:

Kostyk – that we receive the Complaints & Comments Report as presented.

CARRIED

#166/20 R.C.M.P. Report:

Kostyk– that we receive the R.C.M.P. Report as submitted by Sgt. Wlasichuk.

CARRIED

#167/20 Water Plant Control Valve:

Karakochuk – that we purchase a water control valve for the Water Plant, from Iconix, at a cost of $5,299.89.
CARRIED

#168/20 Demolition Properties:

Prystai – that we hire Jordan Asbestos Removal to undertake asbestos removal on the three properties that are on the demolition list, at a cost of $28,875 plus applicable taxes.
CARRIED
#169/20 F-350 1991 Dodge Truck:

Karakochuk – that we place for sale the Town’s F-350 1991 Dodge truck.

CARRIED

#170/20 Cut Off Saw:

Prystai – that we place for sale the Town’s cut-off saw and authorize the purchase of a new Stihl cut-off saw at a cost of $1,899.95.
CARRIED

#171/20 Town Superintendent Report:

kUCEY– that we receive Town Superintendent Reid’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#172/20 Wynyard Golf Course Employee Hire:

Jordan – that we hire Kyle Tarry, Marcy Tomblin and Sherri Johnston as golf course workers at wages per the Wage and Salary document attached hereto.

CARRIED

#173/20 Hole #6 Retaining Wall:

Jordan – that we authorize Edison Construction to repair the retaining wall on Hole #6 at the Wynyard Golf Course at a cost of $9,508 plus applicable taxes.

CARRIED
#174/20 Anderson’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Director of Leisure Services Anderson’s Report as presented.
CARRIED

#175/20 Bylaw Enforcement Officer Report:

Kostyk– that we receive the Bylaw Enforcement Officer Report as submitted.

CARRIED
#176/20 Wynyard & District Fire Association 2020 Levy:

Prystai – that we approve the 2020 Wynyard & District Fire Association Levy in the amount of $41,679.00.
CARRIED

#177/20 Correspondence:

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

CARRIED

#178/20 Mayor’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Mayor Boylak’s report as presented.

CARRIED
#179/20 Councillor Karakochuk’s Report:

Kucey – that we receive Councillor Karakochuk’s report as presented.

CARRIED
#180/20 Adjourn

Swinburnson – that we adjourn the meeting. (8:52 p.m.)
CARRIED

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