Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – APRIL 18, 2013

April 19, 2013

Call to Order:

Mayor Czarnecki called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

Plaques of Appreciation presented to former Councillors Kostyk and Lendzyk.

#252/13 Minutes:

Prystai – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of April 4, 2013 as circulated.


Delegation: Mark and Tony Ostapowich (7:04 to 7:40 PM) concerning Zoning and Building Bylaw issues relating to the construction of a garage.

#253/13 Zoning Bylaw Issue:

Czarnecki – that we refer the Zoning Bylaw issue to the Public Works and General Government committees and set a joint meeting with the two committees.


Delegation: RCMP – Sgt. Posnikoff (7:40 to 7:56 PM)

#254/13 Police Report:

Prystai – that we receive the RCMP Report as presented by Sgt. Posnikoff.


#255/13 Business Licence Applications:

Boylak – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#63/13 Nix Inx Studio – Nicole Lamber – Tattoo Business – $50


#256/13 Building Permit Applications:

Babey – that we approve the following building permit applications as per the approval of the Building Inspector:

#5/13 Nathan Niedzwiedz – Remove Garage – 213-5th Street East – $5
#6/13 Dedrik Senft – Demolish House – 301 Teskey Crescent – $5
#7/13 Dedrik Senft – Move House – 301 Teskey Crescent – $5


#257/13 Vouchers:

Prystai – that the following vouchers be approved for payment as recommended by the General Government Committee of Mayor Czarnecki and Councillors Jordan, Swinburnson and Prystai:

General Vouchers #215 to #236 = $45,220.83
Visa Auto Withdraw J.E.#4/13 = $ 535.94

Payroll Vouchers #109 to #125 = $17,301.34

#258/13 Council Remuneration:

Czarnecki – that we increase Council remuneration as per the proposed rates.


#259/13 Reports:

Swinburnson – that we receive the following Council Reports:

a) Complaints/Comments Report
b) Bank Reconciliation to March 31, 2013
c) Financial Statement – Update to December 31, 2012
d) Financial Statement to March 31, 2013


#260/13 Spring Sports Day:

Czarnecki – that we allow the WCHS SRC to use the Sportsgrounds and equipment for their Spring Sports Day.

#261/13 Youth Representative Report:

Czarnecki – that we receive Youth Representative Jenna Townsend’s report as presented.


Townsend leaves Council Chambers at 8:28 PM.

#262/13 Sewer Line Installation on Avenue H:

Kucey – that we proceed with the sewer line installation on Avenue H as per the proposed plan, without going through the Local Improvement process and that we set a hook-up rate for accessing that portion of the sewer system.

#263/13 Chorneyko’s Report:

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


#264/13 Road Work on Rotzien and Greer:

Boylak – that we authorize Catterall & Wright to proceed with base work on Rotzien Avenue and Greer Street as per the budget.

#265/13 Purchase New Truck:

Boylak – that we authorize the purchase of a new truck from Thoen’s Service at a cost of $32,060.

#266/13 Karakochuk’s Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive Town Superintendent Karakochuk’s report as presented.


#267/13 Morrow’s Report:

Kucey – that we receive Water Works Foreman Terry Morrow’s report as presented.


#268/13 Rec Media Advertising:

Jordan – that, as they solicit advertising for the Town, we place a Rec Media link on our Recreation page on the Town’s Website.

#269/13 Minor Ball Donation:

Babey – that we donate to Minor Ball the equivalent of the Minor Ball registrations fees paid in cash that were stolen at the recent break in at the Town Office.


#270/13 Stefanovic’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Director of Leisure Services Stefanovic’s report as presented.


#271/13 SUMA Membership:

Boylak – that we authorize payment of the 2013 SUMA membership at a cost of $2,576.26.

#272/13 Tender for Backhoe and Snow Plow Attachments:

Boylak – that we accept the tender from Melvyn Karakochuk for the front hook backhoe attachment and snow plow attachment for $175.00.


#273/13 Tourism Saskatchewan Spring Workshop:

Babey – that we authorize a member of Council or staff to attend the Tourism Saskatchewan Spring Workshop in Regina at a cost of $99 plus expenses.


#274/13 Speeding on 9th Street East:

Boylak – that we refer the letter from Jamie Zaluski concerning speeding on 9th Street East to the Public Works Committee.

#275/13 Court of Queen’s Bench Closure:

Czarnecki – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to send a letter to the Ministry of Justice and other related parties objecting to the closure of the Court of Queen’s Bench in Wynyard.

#276/13 Receive Correspondence:

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


#277/13 Mayor’s Report:

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


#278/13 Boylak’s Report:

Kucey – that we receive the Transportation Report as presented by Councillor Boylak.


#279/13 Babey’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive the Environment & Health report as presented by Councillor Babey.

#280/13 Civic Centre Lighting Upgrades:

Swinburnson – that we accept the quote from Wynyard Electric to replace the lighting at the Civic Centre at a cost of $28,945 plus installation of new light switches in the auditorium.

#281/13 General Government Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive the General Government report as presented by Councillor Swinburnson.

#282/13 Adjourn:

Prystai – that we adjourn the meeting (10:23 PM).

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