Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – JANUARY 16, 2014

January 21, 2014

Call to Order:

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

#26/14 Minutes:

Prystai – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of January 2, 2014 as circulated.
CARRIED

#27/14 Building Permits:

Boylak – that we approve the following building permit application as per the approval of the Building Inspector:

#1/14 Priority Permits – Permit to erect a sign (Thoen’s) 401 Bosworth Street – n/c

CARRIED

#28/14 Business Licence Applications:

Babey – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#1/14 GY Enterprises – Jobber – $45
#2/14 Laurinda Karakochuk – Home-based Business – $45
#3/14 John Baker – Contractor – $90
#4/14 Chad Martin – Barber – $45
#5/14 Green Tea Design – Web Design – $45
#6/14 Laverne Popadynetz – Photography/Construction – $67.50
#7/14 Marilyn Fredsberg – Jobber – $45
#8/14 Colter Contracting – Contractor – $90
#9/14 3 Boyz Plumbing & Heating – Plumbing – $90
#10/14 Shaker’s Styles – Hairdressing – $45
#11/14 Straker Electric – Electrician – $90
#12/14 Audrey Shepherd – Video Transfer – $45
#13/14 Bernhard Borgmann – Towing – $90
#14/14 Michael Jackson – Contractor – $90
#15/14 Tompkin’s Funeral Home – Funeral Services – $90
#16/14 Wynyard Electric – Electrician – $100
#17/14 Ed Gudmundson – Jobber – $45
#18/14 Hoiseth Management – Photography – $45
#19/14 L&N Plumbing & Heating – Plumbing – $90
#20/14 Ray Bashutsky – Jobber – $45
#21/14 Gloria Dubiel – Catering – $90
#22/14 Natalie’s Beauty Boutique – Hairdressing – $45
#23/14 Dianne Kostyk – Hairdressing – $45
#24/14 Marilyn Moore – Alterations – $45
#25/14 F.G. Wyatt – Trucking – $90
#26/14 KDL Contacting – Contractor – $90
#27/14 Personal Hearing Services – Hearing – $90

CARRIED

Delegation: Sgt. Posnikoff, RCMP (7:06 to 7:28 PM)

#29/14 RCMP Report:

Prystai – that we receive the Police Report as presented by Sgt. Posnikoff.

CARRIED

Mayor Czarnecki and Councillor Boylak declare pecuniary interest and leave Council Chambers. (7:28 p.m.)
Councillor Babey takes over chair. (7:28 p.m.)

#30/14 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 #1012 to #1036 = $21,049.68
#17 to #30 = $46,822.22

Payroll Vouchers #1 to #20 = $18,801.70

CARRIED

Mayor Czarnecki and Councillor Boylak return to Council Chambers. (7:29 p.m.)
Mayor Czarnecki resumes chair.

#31/14 Borrowing Bylaw:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a Borrowing Bylaw for 2014.
CARRIED

#32/14 Tax Exemption Bylaw:

Swinburnson – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a Tax Exemption Bylaw for 2014 tax exemption properties.
CARRIED

#33/14 Tax Enforcement:

Jordan – that we remove the tax lien from Roll #505028450 as all taxes have been paid.
CARRIED

#34/14 Government Services Building:

Babey – that we authorize installing a heater in the Government Services Building boardroom at a cost of approximately $900.

CARRIED

#35/14 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#36/14 Appoint Council Committees and Boards:

Prystai – that we appoint the Council Committees and Boards as per the document attached hereto.
CARRIED

#37/14 Bylaw #35/14:

Boylak – that Bylaw #35/14, known as the Borrowing Bylaw, be introduced and read for the first time.
CARRIED

#38/14 Bylaw #35/14:

Kucey – that Bylaw #35/14 be read for a second time.
CARRIED

#39/14 Bylaw #35/14:

Babey – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #35/14.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#40/14 Bylaw #35/14:

Swinburnson – that Bylaw #35/14 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.
CARRIED

#41/14 Bylaw #36/14:

Jordan – that Bylaw #36/14, known as the Tax Exemption Bylaw, be introduced and read for the first time.
CARRIED

#42/14 Bylaw #36/14:

Prystai – that Bylaw #36/14 be read for a second time.
CARRIED

#43/14 Bylaw #36/14:

Babey – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #36/14.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#44/14 Bylaw #36/14:

Kucey – that Bylaw #36/14 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

CARRIED

#45/14 Receive Reports:

Babey – that we receive the Complaints/Comments Report as presented.

CARRIED

#46/14 Receive Reports:

Prystai – that we receive the Financial Statements to December 31, 2013 as presented.

CARRIED

#47/14 Youth Representative Report:

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

#48/14 Snow Removal:

Boylak – that we hire GY Enterprises and TLF Dirtworx to assist with snow removal.

CARRIED

#49/14 Karakochuk’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#50/14 Morrow’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#51/14 Stefanovic’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#52/14 Committee and Board Bylaw:

Czarnecki – that, to comply with insurance and other regulatory matters, we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a Committees and Boards Bylaw.

CARRIED

#53/14 Parkland Regional Library Levy:

Babey – that we approve the Parkland Regional Library Levy in the amount of $24,687.42.
CARRIED

#54/14 Offer to Purchase:

Boylak – that we accept the offer from Bernhard Borgmann to purchase Lot 7, Block 24, Plan BD498 for $5,100 plus GST and his share of legal costs, stipulating that it is a residential lot.

CARRIED

#55/14 Receive Correspondence:

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

CARRIED

#56/14 Mayor’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#57/14 Amend Bylaw #33/13:

Boylak – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a bylaw to amend the Water and Sewer Utility Management Bylaw #33/13 stating that deposit refunds of less than $5.00 will not be refunded.
CARRIED

#58/14 Boylak’s Report:

Babey – that we receive the Transportation Report as presented by Councillor Boylak.

CARRIED

#59/14 Amend Bylaw #27/13 :

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a bylaw to amend the Refuse Bylaw #27/13 by removing the Landfill Key Policy portion from “Schedule A”.

CARRIED

#60/14 Contract Garbage Pickup Rates:

Swinburnson – that we increase our contract garbage pickup rates by 10% in 2014 and 5% in each of 2015, 2016 and 2017.

CARRIED

#61/14 Babey’s Report:

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

#62/14 Fire Hall Bay:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to advertise for a request for proposal for a one bay addition to the Fire Hall.

CARRIED

#63/14 Adjourn:

Babey – that we adjourn the meeting (9:17 PM).
CARRIED

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