Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – DECEMBER 19, 2013

December 24, 2013

Call to Order:

Mayor Czarnecki called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM.

#716/13 Minutes:

Babey – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of November 21, 2013 as circulated.
CARRIED

#717/13 Building Permit Applications:

Swinburnson – that we approve the following Building Permit Application as per the approval of the Building Inspector:

#41/13 Dedrik Senft – Demolish House – 307-3rd Street West – $5

CARRIED

#718/13 Lottery Licence Applications:

Boylak – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Applications:

#17/13 Wynyard Local 116 Metis – Dave Crook – Raffle – $5
#18/13 Golden Acres Activity Department – Laura Proznik – Raffle – $5

CARRIED
Delegation: RCMP – Cst. Jim Floyd (7:05 – 7:12 PM)

#719/13 Police Report:

Babey – that we receive the RCMP Report as presented by Constable Floyd.

CARRIED

Councillor Boylak declares pecuniary interest and leaves Council Chambers (7:13 p.m.)

#720/13 Vouchers:

Jordan – 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 #880 to #919 = $75,154.94
#920 to #964 = $66,144.38
#965 to #991 = $9,573.17
Visa Auto Withdraw J.E. #13/13 = $ 901.84

Payroll Vouchers #571 to #590 = $19,556.29
#591 = $ 115.05
#592 to #609 = $18,247.21

CARRIED
Councillor Boylak returns to Council Chambers. (7:15 p.m.)

720/13 Urban Municipal Administrators Association of Saskatchewan:

Prystai – that we approve the 2014 UMAAS Membership fee in the amount of $165.

CARRIED

#721/13 Tax Enforcement:

Boylak – that we remove Roll #505102500 from the Tax Enforcement List as sufficient arrears have been paid.
CARRIED

#722/13 Tax Enforcement:

Jordan – that we remove the tax lien from Roll #505012650 as sufficient tax arrears have been pad.
CARRIED

#723/13 Insurance Premiums-Re-valued Property:

Prystai – that we authorize the SUMAssure premium payment based on the updated property values including all playground equipment.

CARRIED

724/13 SUMA Convention:

Prystai – that we authorize all of Council, the Chief Administrative Officer and the Town Superintendent to attend the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association Convention in Regina, February 2-5, 2014.
CARRIED

#725/13 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#726/13 Bylaw #26/13:

Boylak – that Bylaw #26/13, known as a Bylaw to Authorize a Special Assessment with Respect to the Undertaking of the Construction of a 200 mm Water Main as a Local Improvement (#2-12), be introduced and read for the first time.

CARRIED

#727/13 Bylaw #26/13:

Kucey – that Bylaw #26/13 be read for a second time.

CARRIED

#728/13 Bylaw #26/13:

Babey – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #26/13.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

729/13 Bylaw #26/13:

Swinburnson – that Bylaw #26/13 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

CARRIED

#730/13 Unpaid Water Accounts Added to Tax Roll:

Jordan – that, if unpaid by December 31, 2013, we add the outstanding water
accounts to the tax roll of the property owners as per the list attached hereto.

CARRIED

#731/13 Write Off Uncollectible Water Accounts:

Boylak – that we write off the uncollectible utility accounts as per the list attached
hereto.

CARRIED

#732/13 Write Off Uncollectible Invoices:

Babey – that we write off the uncollectible invoices as per the list attached hereto.

CARRIED

733/13 Unpaid Invoices Added to Tax Roll:

Prystai – that, if unpaid by December 31, 2013, we add the outstanding invoices to
the tax roll of the property owners as per the list attached hereto.

CARRIED

#734/13 Reports:

Swinburnson – that we receive the following Council Reports:

a) Complaints/Comments Report
b) Bank Reconciliation to November 30, 2013
c) Financial Statements to November 30, 2013
CARRIED

#735/13 Capital Trust Fund:

Boylak – that we transfer $50,000 to the Capital Trust Fund as per Bylaw #51/12.

CARRIED

#736/13 Youth Representative Report:

Prystai – that we receive the Youth Representative Report as presented by Jenna Townsend.
CARRIED

#737/13 Karakochuk’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#738/13 Spare Pumphouse Pumps & Motors:

Kucey – that we purchase two spare pumps and motors for the pumphouses at a cost of approximately $1,300 each.
CARRIED

#739/13 Enviroway Workshop:

Kucey – that we authorize Derek Melsted and Laverne Popadynetz to attend an Enviroway Workshop at a cost of $150 each plus expenses.

CARRIED

#740/13 Morrow’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#741/13 Swimming Pool Furnace and Water Heater Replacement:

Jordan – that we accept the quote from 3 Boyz Plumbing & Heating to replace the furnace and water heater at the Swimming Pool at a cost of $6,195.

CARRIED

#742/13 Stefanovic’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#743/13 Heritage Saskatchewan Membership Renewal:

Boylak– that we renew our 2014 Heritage Saskatchewan membership at a cost of $50.

CARRIED

#744/13 Wynyard & District Veterinary Service District:

Prystai – that we authorize payment of the 2014 Veterinary Services Levy invoice in the amount of $2,059.69.
CARRIED

#745/13 Rapid Growth Communities Team:

Kucey – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer and the Water Works Foreman to attend the Rapid Growth Communities Water & Wastewater Infrastructure Meeting in Humboldt on January 30, 2014 at a cost of expenses.

CARRIED

#746/13 Receive Correspondence:

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

CARRIED

#747/13 Peter Dmytruk Honorary Evening:

Swinburnson – that we authorize the free use of Council Chambers for an evening honoring Peter Dmytruk to be set up in 2014.

CARRIED

#748/13 Mayor’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#749/13 Group Card Purchasing Meeting:

Swinburnson – that we authorize sending the Chief Administrative Officer to the Group Card Purchasing Meeting in Humboldt on December 11, 2013 at a cost of expenses.

CARRIED

#750/13 Employee Holiday Gift List:

Prystai – that we approve the Employee Holiday Gift list at a rate of $200 per full time employee and $100 per part time employee.
CARRIED

#751/13 Swinburnson’s Report:

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

#752/13 Babey’s Report:

Prystai – that we receive the Environment & Health Report as presented by Councillor Babey.
CARRIED

#753/13 Boylak’s Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive the Transportation report as presented by Councillor Boylak.
CARRIED

#754/13 Adjourn:

Prystai – that we adjourn the meeting (9:45 PM).
CARRIED

Last modified: December 24, 2013