Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes APRIL 16, 2019

April 18, 2019

Call to Order:

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

#222/19 Minutes:

Kucey – that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of April 2,
2019 as circulated.
CARRIED

#223/19 Business Licence Applications:

Swinburnson – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#53/19 Page Seven Catering – Angela Herzberg – Catering – $50
CARRIED

#224/19 Vouchers:

Prystai – 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 #3971, #3972 & #3978 (Manual) = $ 12,492.41
#3973-3977 = $ 68,287.79
#3979 to #4013 = $113,919.15

Payroll Cheques # 4014 to #4034 = $ 24,615.01

CARRIED

Delegation: Norm Hall – Wynyard Co-operative Farm Centre – 6:59 a.m. – 7:03 p.m.

#225/19 Wynyard Co-operative Farm Centre Report:

Kostyk– that we receive the Wynyard Co-operative Farm Centre Report as presented by Norm Hall.
CARRIED

Delegation: Dale Johnston – Arena/Golf Club Manager – 7:03 p.m. – 7:12 p.m.

#226/19 Golf Club Staff:

Jordan – that, as recommended by Dale Johnston, we hire Golf Club staff as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED

#227/19 Golf Club Report:

Jordan – that we receive the Golf Club report as presented by Dale Johnston.

CARRIED

#228/19 Town Investments:

Prystai– that we redeem our Scotiabank GIC in the amount of $301,933.47 and our Scotia McLeod investments in the amount of approximately $530,00.

CARRIED
#229/19 Farmland Agreements:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to enter into a new farmland agreement with Melsted Farms beginning in 2020.
CARRIED
#230/19 Emergency Measures Officer Coordinator:

Kostyk – that we appoint Will Campbell as the EMO Coordinator for the Town of Wynyard.
CARRIED

#231/19 Wynyard Foodbank:

Prystai – that we allow the Wynyard Foodbank to use the Town of Wynyard wi-fi subject to approval from our Information Technology consultant.

CARRIED
#232/19 Dog & Cat Bylaw:

Kostyk – that we develop a temporary animal pound to deal with stray animals.

CARRIED

#233/19 Chorneyko’s Report:

Kucey – that we receive Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s Report as
presented.
CARRIED

#234/19 Public Notice of Intent to Borrow:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to give Public Notice of an intent to borrow funds for the construction of a new arena.

CARRIED
#235/19 2018 Annual Waterworks Information Report:

Karakochuk – that we approve the Town of Wynyard 2018 Waterworks Information Report as attached hereto.
CARRIED

#236/19 Town of Wynyard Recycle Centre Policy:

Prystai – that we adopt the Town of Wynyard Recycle Centre Policy as attached hereto.

CARRIED

#237/19 Town of Wynyard Appointments to Boards, Commissions & Committees:

Jordan – that we approve the Appointments to the Boards, Commissions & Committees as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED
#238/19 SUMA Convention Resolution:

Kucey – that we approve the resolution, presented by Norm Hall, regarding changing The Municipalities Act to include a provision whereby any person seeking a position on municipal Council must be in good standing with that municipality and that we submit that resolution to SUMA.
CARRIED

#239/19 Complaints & Comments Report:

Karakochuk – that we receive the Complaints and Comments Report as presented.

CARRIED
#239/19 Financial Statements:

Kucey – that we receive the financial statements to March 31, 2019 as presented.

CARRIED
240/19 Confined Spaces Equipment:

Karakochuk – that we purchase a gas monitor and a safety rescue tri-pod at a cost of $875 and $3,325 respectively, plus applicable taxes.
CARRIED

#241/19 Town Superintendent Report:

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

CARRIED

#242/19 Golf Club House Staff:

Swinburnson – that we hire Golf Clubhouse Staff as per the document attached hereto.
CARRIED
#242/19 Town of Wynyard Golf Course:

Karakochuk – that we offer Town of Wynyard Golf Club memberships to full time Golf Course staff members and offer a discount to the part-time Golf Course workers.
CARRIED

#243/19 New Arena Project – Change Order #28:

Prystai – that we approve CO#28, providing provision for a gas line and valve for future heaters, at a cost of $1,292.06.
CARRIED
#244/19 Anderson’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Director of Leisure Services Anderson’s Report as
presented.
CARRIED
#245/19 Bylaw Enforcement Officer’s Report:

Kucey – that we receive the Bylaw Enforcement Officer’s Report as presented.

CARRIED
#246/19 2019 Wynyard & District fire Association Levy:

Kostyk – that we approve payment of the Wynyard & District Fire Association Levy in the amount of $40,465.
CARRIED
#247/19 Correspondence:

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

#248/19 Mayor’s Report:

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

CARRIED
#249/19 Wynyard Water Works:

Prystai – that we refer the water works issues, including the purchase and installation of new meters and repair costs for service line replacement, to the Public Works Committee.
CARRIED

#250/19 Refuse Bylaw Amendment:

Kucey – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to amend the Refuse Bylaw to include updated landfill rates.
CARRIED
#251/19 Public Works Committee Report:

Kucey – that we receive the Public Works Committee Report as presented by Mayor Boylak.
CARRIED

#252/19 Prystai’s Report:

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

CARRIED
#253/19 Graffiti:

Jordan – that we send a letter to the Bank of Montreal to clean up the graffiti located on their building.
CARRIED

#254/19 Jordan’s Report:

Kostyk – that we receive Councillor Jordan’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#255/19 Kostyk’s Report:

Kucey – that we receive Councillor Kostyk’s Report as presented.

CARRIED
#256/19 Swinburnson’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Councillor Swinburnson’s Report as presented.

CARRIED
#257/19 Karakochuk’s Report:

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

CARRIED
#258/19 Kucey’s Report:

Kostyk – that we receive Councillor Kucey’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#259/19 Adjourn:

Kucey – that we adjourn the meeting. (9:17 p.m)

CARRIED

Last modified: May 2, 2019