Call to Order:
Mayor Czarnecki called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
Babey – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of March 20, 2014 as circulated.
#219/14 Business Licence Applications:
Swinburnson – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:
#67/14 Doug & Jody Jordan – Trucking – $100
#68/14 Szyd’s Enterprises Inc. – Dave Szydlowski – Contracting – $100
#69/14 BananaTree Art Co. – Dana Stefanson – Cake Decorating – $50
#70/14 James Welding – James Prystai – Welding – $100
#71/14 Chickencow’s Hearing Centre – Hearing Services – $100
#220/14 Lottery Licence Applications:
Boylak – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Application:
#4/14 St. Mary’s CWL – Sheila Hitchings – Raffle – $5
#5/14 Golden Acres Auxiliary – Elaine Greenshields – Raffle – $5
Councillor Boylak declares pecuniary interest and leaves Council Chambers. (7:01 p.m.)
Swinburnson – that the following vouchers be approved for payment as recommended by the General Government Committee of Mayor Czarnecki and Councillors Jordan and Prystai:
General Vouchers #197 to #234 = $96,685.98
Payroll Vouchers #97 to #116 = $19,008.87
Councillor Boylak returns to Council Chambers. (7:05 p.m.)
Delegation: BMO, Jamie Lalach (7:05 – 7:34 PM)
#222/14 Water Works Management Bylaw:
Prystai – that we refer to the Public Works Committee the issue of implementing a 1” water service line as standard into the Water Works Management Bylaw.
#223/14 R.M. Refuse:
Prystai – that we refer the R.M garbage bin issue to the Public Works Committee.
#224/14 Lots for Sale:
Prystai – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to accept the Straker request to sell Lots 8, 9, 10, Block 5, Plan Q7104 at $9,500 plus tax and legal expenses, or lots 7, 8, 9, 10, Block 5, Plan Q7104 at $13,000 plus tax and legal expenses.
#225/14 Chorneyko’s Report:
Swinburnson – that we receive Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s report as presented.
#226/14 Receive Reports:
Prystai – that we receive the following Council Reports as presented:
a) Complaints/Comments Report
#227/14 Morrow’s Report:
Kucey – that we receive Water Works Foreman Terry Morrow’s report as presented.
#228/14 Arena Water Heaters:
Swinburnson – that we authorize Speedy’s Plumbing and Heating to replace three water heaters, for ice flooding at the arena, at an approximate cost of $3,000.
#229/14 Meditation Class:
Jordan – that we allow four free uses of the Ukrainian Hall to Rita Karakochuk to determine if there is an interest in starting a meditation class.
#230/14 New Parks Mower:
Prystai – that we purchase a Ferris F800X3 Mower from Wynyard Equipment Sales at a cost of $18,000 plus tax.
#231/14 Stefanovic’s Report:
Jordan – that we receive Director of Leisure Services Stefanovic’s report as presented.
#232/14 Pleasantview Cemetery Levy:
Swinburnson – that we approve payment of the Cemetery levy in the amount of $8,500.
#233/14 2014 Education Mill Rates:
Prystai – that we acknowledge receipt of the Government Relations letter containing the 2014 school mill rates.
#234/14 GST Review:
Jordan – that we authorize Luckett Wenman and Associates to perform a GST/PST review of our financial statements.
#235/14 Receive Correspondence:
Czarnecki – that we receive and file correspondence as per the list attached hereto.
#236/14 Mayor’s Report:
Czarnecki – that we receive Mayor Czarnecki’s report as presented.
#237/14 Electronic Keyboard:
Jordan – that we add $1,500 to the budget for an electric keyboard for the Auditorium.
#238/14 Disposal of Pianos:
Jordan – that we scrap two of the pianos currently being housed at the Civic Centre.
#239/14 Jordan’s Report:
Prystai – that we receive the Recreation & Culture Report as presented by Councillor Jordan.
#240/14 Swinburnson’s Report:
Jordan – that we receive the General Government Report as presented by Councillor Swinburnson.
#241/14 Boylak’s Report:
Babey – that we receive the Transportation Report as presented by Councillor Boylak.
#242/14 Babey’s Report:
Kucey – that we receive the Environment and Health Report as presented by Councillor Babey.
Boylak – that we adjourn the meeting (9:50 PM).