Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – FEBRUARY 21, 2013

February 28, 2013

Call to Order:

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

#105/13 Minutes:

Swinburnson – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of February 7, 2013 as circulated.

#106/13 Business Licence Applications:

Boylak – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#42/13 Lonna Spizawka – Petty Trade – $25
#43/13 Anne Zaluski – Catering – $90
#44/13 Ernie Dupont – Jobber – $45
#45/13 Green Tea Design – Web Design – $45
#46/13 Jim McDougall – Computer Services – $45
#47/13 Brad Jordan Construction – Contractor – $90
#48/13 Chickencows Hearing Centre – Hearing – $100
#49/13 Laurie Froehlich – Stampin’ Up – $30


#107/13 Lottery Licence Applications:

Babey – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Application:

#2/13 Sacred Heart UCWL – Vicky Hlady – Raffle – $5

Delegation: RCMP – Cst. Cam Hay (7:04 – 7:09 PM)

#108/13 RCMP Report:

Prystai – that we receive the Police Report as presented by Constable Cam Hay.


Delegation: SUMAssure – Jason Minvielle (7:09 PM – 7:54 PM)

#109/13 Vouchers:

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

General Vouchers #86 to #112 = $101,979.04
Payroll Vouchers # 39 to #55 = $16,620.30

#110/13 Board and Committee Appointments:

Jordan – that we appoint the Board and Committee members as per the list attached hereto.

#111/13 Reports:

Swinburnson – that we receive the following Council Reports:

a) Complaints/Comments Report to February 21, 2013
b) Bank Reconciliation to January 31, 2013

#112/13 Chorneyko’s Report:

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


#113/13 Karakochuk’s Report:

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


#114/13 Morrow’s Report:

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


#115/13 Tax Enforcement:

Boylak – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to proceed with title acquisition in the Town’s name on Lot 36, Block 10, Plan 99H08143 as advised by Western Municipal Tax Solutions Inc.

#116/13 RCMP Policing Priorities:

Prystai – that we request a meeting with Sergeant Posnikoff and set policing priorities as follows:

1) Reduce drug and alcohol related offences
2) Reduce property crimes
3) Reduce fraud victimization
4) Enforce municipal bylaws.


#117/13 Civic Centre Rent:

Prystai – that we waive the Civic Centre rent for the Wynyard C.A.R.R.E.S. dinner and dance celebration on Friday, March 8, 2013.

#118/13 Asset Management Refresher Course:

Czarnecki – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to attend the Asset Management refresher course in Humboldt at a cost of $75 plus expenses.


#119/13 Receive Correspondence:

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


#120/13 Meeting Extension Policy:

Prystai – that we reaffirm the policy of extending Council Meetings past 10:30 PM by unanimous consent of Council.


#121/13 General Government Committee Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive the General Government Committee Report as presented.


#122/13 Babey’s Report:

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

#123/13 Refuse Bylaw Reminder:

Prystai – that we send out a mailer to the residents of Wynyard informing them of the regulations contained in the Refuse Bylaw #23/92.

#124/13 Traffic Bylaw Amendment:

Boylak – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a bylaw to amend Traffic Bylaw #19/07 to implement a 30 km/hr speed zone by the Wynyardigans Daycare at Avenue B West between 2nd Street and 3rd Street West.


#125/13 Equipment for Sale:

Kucey – that we list for sale the used backhoe frost hook and a front-end plow blade located at the Town Shop.

#126/13 Public Works Report:

Prystai – that we receive the Public Works Report as presented by Councillors Boylak, Kucey and Babey.

#127/13 Mayor’s Report:

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


#128/13 Adjourn:

Kucey – that we adjourn the meeting (9:30 PM).

Last modified: February 28, 2013