Call to Order:
Mayor Czarnecki called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
Boylak – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of November 15, 2012 as circulated.
#825/12 Lottery Licence Applications:
Babey – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Applications:
#21/12 Sacred Heart Rectory – Joe Wasylynka – Raffle – $5
#826/12 Business Licence Applications:
Babey – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:
#90/12 Mike Jackson – Contractor – $90
Delegation: Morrison-Hershfield: Chris Follet – Bridge Road Developments Proposal:
7:01 p.m. -7:27 p.m.
#827/12 Library Boards:
Babey – that we appoint Sharon Armstrong to the Local Library Board and the Parkland Regional Library Board.
#828/12 Tax Enforcement:
Czarnecki – that we remove Roll #505120900 and Roll #505111250 from the Tax Enforcement List as sufficient taxes have been paid.
#829/12 Tax Enforcement:
Swinburnson – that we remove the tax lien from Roll #505006250 as sufficient taxes have been paid.
#830/12 Martres de Veyre:
Czarnecki – that we authorize Jacquie Ferraton to purchase a floral bouquet on behalf of the Town of Wynyard for the annual memorial for Peter Dmytryk and other WWII veteran taking place in Les Martres de Veyre.
#831/12 Modular Homes:
Boylak – that we authorize entering into an agreement with Greg Senft to rent a portion of Block G, Plan G143 for temporary storage of a modular home.
#832/12 Holiday Hours:
Swinburnson – that we close the Town of Wynyard Office at 3:00 PM on December 24, 2012.
#833/12 Enzo Developments:
Boylak – that, in reference to the Enzo Developments proposal regarding resource related developments, we refer the water and sewer capacity issues to Catterall and Wright Consulting Engineers.
#844/12 Scotia Mcleod:
Babey – that, as recommended by Sheldon Gray of Scotia McLeod, we invest approximately $33,500 into a Dundee Savings Account at a rate of 1.5% with no term limits.
#845/12 Chorneyko’s Report:
Jordan – that we receive Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s report as presented.
#846/12 Karakochuk’s Report:
Prystai – that we receive Town Superintendent Karakochuk’s report as presented.
#847/12 Urban Municipal Administrators Association of Saskatchewan:
Czarnecki – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, and any Council member who chooses, to attend the 2013 Assessment Revaluation & Property Tax Policy Workshop in Yorkton, January 17, 2013 at a cost of $80 plus expenses.
Swinburnson – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to represent the Town of Wynyard by attending the mandatory mediation session regarding the Glenn Unger v. the Bank of Nova Scotia and Town of Wynyard lawsuit.
#849/12 Receive Correspondence:
Jordan – that we receive and file the correspondence as per the list attached hereto.
#850/12 Curling Rink Grand Opening:
Jordan – that we advertise the Curling Rink Grand Opening in The Wynyard Advance/Gazette at a cost of $122.06 and that we also have posters for the event printed.
#851/12 Jordan’s Report:
Prystai – that we receive the Recreation & Culture Report as presented by Councillor Jordan.
#852/12 Town of Wynyard Web Site:
Prystai – that we authorize the Director of Leisure Services to pursue advertising options for the Town of Wynyard web site.
#853/12 Afterschool “Free for All” Program:
Babey – that we instruct the Director of Leisure Services to pursue the implementation of the “Free for All” afterschool Program and that we ask the Horizon School Division to contribute equally to its operation.
#854/12 General Government Committee Report:
Prystai – that we receive the General Government Committee Report as presented by Councillor Jordan.
#855/12 2013 Christmas Advertising:
Swinburnson – that we authorize Christmas advertising in the Wynyard/Advance Gazette at a cost of approximately $55.
#856/12 Out of Town Recycling Pick-up:
Babey – that we refer the issue of picking up recycling from outside the Town boundaries to the Public Works Committee.
#857/12 Recognition of Former Mayor Sharon Armstrong:
Babey – that we recognize Sharon Armstrong’s twenty-six years of service as the Mayor of the Town of Wynyard at the 2013 New Year’s Levee and present her with an appropriate commemorative gift honoring that service.
#858/12 Mayor’s Report:
Jordan – that we receive Mayor Czarnecki’s report as presented.
Jordan – that we receive the Complaints/Comments Report to December 6, 2012 as presented.
#860/12 Bank Reconciliation:
Prystai – that we receive the Bank Reconciliation to October 31, 2012 as presented.
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 #840 to #921 = $182,701.53
Visa Auto Withdraw J.E. #11/12 = $419.01
Payroll Vouchers #610 to #628 = $ 17,595.03
#629 to #647 = $ 17,553.71
#862/12 Write Off Uncollectable Water Accounts:
Prystai– that we write off the uncollectable utility accounts as per the list attached hereto.
#863/12 Unpaid Water Accounts Added to Tax Roll:
Prystai – that, if unpaid by December 31, 2012, we add the outstanding water accounts to the tax roll of the property owners as per the list attached hereto.
Jordan – that we adjourn the meeting (9:15 PM).