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Town Council Minutes – FEBRUARY 7, 2013

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Call to Order:

Mayor Czarnecki called the meeting to order at 7:02 PM.

#58/13 Minutes:

Swinburnson – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of January 17, 2013 as circulated.
CARRIED

#59/13 Business Licence Applications:

Boylak – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#26/13 DBK Cards & Collectibles (Kent McCoshen) – Memorabilia – $30
#27/13 KDL Contracting – Klebeck/Denesik – Contracting – $90
#28/13 Whymandev – Lawrence Cole – Computer Services – $45
#29/13 Ambrose’s Maintenance & Construction – Contractor – $90
#30/13 Kim Magnusson – Pet Grooming – $45
#31/13 Prairie Horizon Electrical – Garnet Choney – Electrician – $90
#32/13 Grace Kihn (Passion Lines) – Jewelry Sales – $45
#33/13 Williams & Sons Excavating – Excavating – $90
#34/13 Gene’s Electric – Electrician – $90
#35/13 Kaufenberg Construction – Contractor – $90
#36/13 LW Plumbing & Heating – Plumbing & Heating – $90
#37/13 CNS Mechanical Inc. – Plumbing & Heating – $100
#38/13 Ron’s Meats – Catering – $90
#39/13 Lynne Neal – Massage Therapy – $45
#40/13 E.C. Carpet Cleaning – Cleaning Service – $45
#41/13 Bernhard Borgmann/Hookers Towing Service – Towing & Boosting – $90

CARRIED

#60/13 Land Sales:

Boylak – that we refer the potential land sale of the approximately 4.5 acre parcel located on the west end of the Service Road to the General Government Committee.

CARRIED

#61/13 Leave of Absence Request:

Prystai – that we grant a leave of absence to Jody Jordan as requested.

CARRIED

#62/13 Sign Corridor Agreement:

Babey – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to renew the Sign Corridor Agreements with the respective landowners.
CARRIED

#63/13 Land Rental Agreement:

Babey – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to negotiate a new land rental agreement with the current renters on NW 32-32-16 W2.
CARRIED

#64/13 Well Agreement:

Swinburnson – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to begin negotiations to secure an updated Well #7 Agreement with the landowner.
CARRIED

#65/13 Board of Revisions:

Boylak – that we appoint Paulette Thomson, Paul Lendzyk, and Dallas Townsend to the Board of Revisions.
CARRIED

#66/13 Board of Revisions Workshop:

Prystai – that we authorize the Board of Revisions committee to attend a Board of Revisions workshop in Kelvington on February 12, 2013 at a cost of $80 each plus expenses.
CARRIED

#67/13 Board of Revisions Rate:

Swinburnson – that we authorize setting Board of Revisions remuneration at $150 per day per person; $75 per half day per person; and other expenses as per Town of Wynyard guidelines.
CARRIED

#68/13 Potable Water Request:

Boylak – in regards to Pacer Corporation’s request to supply potable water for a work camp, that we agree to hire Catterall & Wright Consulting Engineers to check the feasibility and capacity to provide the water, if Pacer Corporation agrees to pay for the cost of the study.
CARRIED

#69/13 WCHS Work Placement Program:

Babey – that we agree to participate in the WCHS work placement program in the front office and recreation department.
CARRIED

#70/13 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#71/13 Karakochuk’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#72/13 Water Plant Filters:

Prystai – that we order two sets of filters for the water plant at a cost of approximately $5,000.

CARRIED

#73/13 Morrow’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#74/13 Tourism Advertising:

Prystai – that we place a tourism advertisement in the Yellowhead IT Travel Guide at a cost of $1,044.
CARRIED

#75/13 Groupex Membership:

Prystai – that we authorize the Director of Leisure Services to take a membership in Groupex, a vending and facility supply company, at a cost of $220.50 beginning in October 2013.
CARRIED

#76/13 Stefanovic’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#77/13 Heavy Vehicle Route:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to send a letter to Lilydale about semi-trailers using 1st Street East instead of the designated heavy truck route.

CARRIED

#78/13 SaskEnergy Easement Agreement:

Prystai – that we approve the SaskEnergy easement agreement for the gas line installation on the Klebeck subdivision.
CARRIED

#79/13 Communities of Distinction:

Czarnecki – that we thank Communities of Distinction for their interest in highlighting Wynyard, but that we deny the request to pay $19,800 USD for production costs.

CARRIED

#80/13 Receive Correspondence:

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

CARRIED

#81/13 Service Recognition:

Boylak – that we present the former Council Members with a plaque recognizing their past service to the Town of Wynyard.
CARRIED

#82/13 Boylak’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive the Public Works report as presented by Councillor Boylak.

CARRIED

#83/13 Babey’s Report:

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

#84/13 Refuse Bylaw:

Boylak – that we refer the Refuse Bylaw #23/92 to the Public Works Committee.

CARRIED

#85/13 Jordan’s Report:

Babey – that we receive the Recreation report as presented by Councillor Jordan.

CARRIED

#86/13 Meeting Extension Policy:

Czarnecki – that we refer the issue regarding extending Council Meetings past 10:30 PM to the General Government Committee.
CARRIED

#87/13 SUMAssure:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to invite SUMAssure to make an insurance presentation to Council and that we send a letter to our insurance broker indicating that we are going to check into SUMAssure.

CARRIED

#88/13 General Government Committee Report:

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

#89/13 Wyntyer Wynds:

Babey – that we allow Wynter Wynds free use of the Civic Centre for practices subject to availability.
CARRIED

#90/13 Wynyard & District Chamber of Commerce:

Boylak – that we authorize free use of the Fire Hall Clubroom for the Wynyard & District Chamber of Commerce’s initial meeting.
CARRIED

#91/13 Communities in Bloom Workshop:

Boylak – that we authorize the Mayor to attend the Communities in Bloom workshop at a cost of $15 plus expenses.
CARRIED

#92/13 Mayor’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#93/13 Reports:

Jordan – that we receive the Complaints/Comments Report to January 17 and February 7, 2013 as presented.
CARRIED

#94/13 Bank Reconciliation & Financial Statement:

Czarnecki– that we receive the Bank Reconciliation and Financial Statement to December 31, 2012 as presented.
CARRIED

Councillor Boylak declares pecuniary interest and leaves Council Chambers. (9:37 P.M.)

#95/13 Vouchers:

Swinburnson – 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 #1014 to #1039 = $55,487.19
#1040 to #1043 = $234,293.16
# 16 to # 26 = $34,770.81
# 27 to # 85 = $142,110.00

Visa Auto Withdraw J.E. #1/13 = $5,414.36

Payroll Vouchers # 1 to # 21 = $19,593.13
# 22 to # 38 = $17,218.84

CARRIED
Councillor Boylak returns to Council Chambers. (9:38 P.M.)

#96/13 Bylaw #21/13:

Swinburnson – that Bylaw #21/13, a Bylaw to authorize short-term borrowing of up to $500,000.00, be introduced and read for the first time.

CARRIED

#97/13 Bylaw #21/13:

Jordan – that Bylaw #21/13 be read for a second time.

CARRIED

#98/13 Bylaw #21/13:

Prystai – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #21/13.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#99/13 Bylaw #21/13:

Babey – that Bylaw #21/13 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

CARRIED

#100/13 Bylaw #22/13:

Boylak – that Bylaw #22/13, known as a Bylaw to Provide for Exemption from Taxation, be introduced and read for the first time.

CARRIED

#101/13 Bylaw #22/13:

Swinburnson – that Bylaw #22/13 be read for a second time.

CARRIED

#102/13 Bylaw #22/13:

Jordan – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #22/13.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#103/12 Bylaw #22/13:

Babey – that Bylaw #22/13 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

CARRIED

#104/13 Adjourn:

Prystai – that we adjourn the meeting (9:54 PM).
CARRIED