Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – JANUARY 17, 2013

January 28, 2013

Call to Order:

Mayor Czarnecki called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM.

#21/13 Minutes:

Swinburnson – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of January 3, 2013 as circulated.

#22/13 Business Licence Applications:

Boylak – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#4/13 Hood’s Detail – Cleaning – $45
#5/13 John Baker – Contractor – $90
#6/13 Hoiseth Management – Photography – $45
#7/13 Audrey Shepherd – Video – $45
#8/13 Fred Lalach – Contractor – $90
#9/13 Wesley’s Flooring – Flooring – $90
#10/13 Dianne Kostyk – Hairdressing – $45
#11/13 Chad Martin – Barber – $45
#12/13 Curtis Hunstad – Jobber – $45
#13/13 Straker Electric – Electrician – $90
#14/13 3 Boyz Plumbing & Heating – Plumbing & Heating – $90
#15/13 James Welding/James Prystai – Welding – $90
#16/13 T.G. Swinburnson Construction – Contractor – $90
#17/13 Natalies Beauty Boutique – Hairdressing – $45
#18/13 Colter Contracting/Colin Tomblin – Contractor – $90
#19/13 Shaker’s Styles – Hairdressing – $45
#20/13 Banana Tree Art Co./Dana Stefanson – Cakes – $45
#21/13 Tompkins Funeral Home – Funeral Services – $90
#22/13 L&N Plumbing – Plumbing & Heating – $90
#23/13 G/Y Enterprises/Gord Chorney – Jobber – $45
#24/13 Personal Hearing Services – Hearing Services – $90
#25/13 Watersource Mechanical/Brian Degelman – Plumbing & Heating – $90


#23/13 Lottery Licence Applications:

Boylak – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Applications:

#1/13 Wynyard Skating Club – Carnival Raffle – $5

Delegation: RCMP – Sgt. Terry Posnikoff: 7:07-7:27 PM. Police Report for November and December, 2012.

#24/13 RCMP Report:

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

Delegation: APL Insurance – Steve Moulding – Insurance Policy Review. 7:27 – 7:43 PM

#25/13 Insurance Policy Review:

Jordan – that we receive the Insurance Policy Review as presented by Steve Moulding.


#26/13 Youth Representative Report:

Prystai – that we receive Youth Representative Townsend’s report as presented.


#27/13 Council Remuneration:

Czarnecki – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to give notice that council remuneration will be discussed.

#28/13 Minimum Tax Designation:

Boylak – that we remove the minimum tax designation for Parcels A, B, C, & E, Plan 65H01660 as these properties are deemed non-developed.


#29/13 SUMA Central Region:

Swinburnson – that we send two Ron Richardson photography books and two shirts to the SUMA Central Region to be given away as gifts at the 2013 SUMA Convention.


#30/13Projector Rental Fee:

Boylak – that we set a fee of $50 for rental of the Town of Wynyard projector.


#31/13 Penny Removal:

Czarnecki – that the Town Office begin the practice of eliminating the pennies on cash transactions beginning February 3, 2013.


#32/13 Karnalyte Resources Inc.:

Czarnecki – that we send of copy of Gary Derdall’s correspondence, received by the Town of Wynyard, detailing the scientific concerns he has with Karnalyte’s mining process, to Karnalyte Resources Inc., as per their request.


#33/13 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

Youth Representative Townsend leaves Council Chambers at 8:38 p.m.

#34/13 2013 Canadian Public Works Association Conference:

Boylak – that we authorize two Public Works employees to attend the Canadian Public Works Association Conference in Saskatoon on February 26 & 27, 2013 at a cost of $236.25 each, plus expenses.


#35/13 Karakochuk’s Report:

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


#36/13 Reservoir Cleaning Workshop:

Kucey – that we authorize Water Works Foreman Morrow to attend a Reservoir Cleaning Workshop in Saskatoon on March 1, 2013 at a cost of $100 plus expenses.


#37/13 Saskatchewan Water & Wastewater Association:

Boylak – that we authorize the Town Superintendent and the Water Works Foreman to attend the Saskatchewan Water & Wastewater Association workshop and networking conference in Moose Jaw.


#38/13 Morrow’s Report:

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


#39/13 Wynyard Curling Rink:

Jordan – that we purchase a flood hose for the Curling Rink from Goodall at a cost of 307.50.


#40/13 Stefanovic’s Report:

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


#41/13 Parkland Regional Library Levy:

Swinburnson – that we approve the 2013 Parkland Regional Library levy in the amount of $24,338 and the 2013 Evergreen Levy, a levy to ensure local libraries have sufficient funds for computer replacement by 2015, in the amount of $459.42.


#42/13 Heritage Saskatchewan:

Jordan – that we renew our 2013 membership to Heritage Saskatchewan at a cost of


#43/13 Wynyard Elementary School Community Council:

Boylak – that we table the Wynyard Elementary School Community Council request to have a Town of Wynyard Council member sit on their council.


#44/13 Community Airport Partnership (CAP) Program:

Czarneck – that we refer the Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure letter regarding the Community Airport Partnership grant to the Wynyard Memorial Airport Board.

#45/13 Municipal Detachment Clerk Resignation:

Swinburnson – that we accept Ruby Magnusson’s resignation as Municipal RCMP Clerk with regret.

#46/13 Receive Correspondence:

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


#47/13 New Year’s Levee:

Kucey – that we authorize advertising a thank you in The Wynyard Advance/Gazette for the New Year’s Levee.


#48/13 Mayor’s Report:

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


#49/13 Scotia McLeod – Discretionary Fund Management:

Kucey – that we enter into a discretionary fund management agreement with Scotia McLeod and add approximately $30,000 to the fund to achieve the $250,000 minimum required investment.


#50/13 Wynyard Museum Committee:

Kucey – that we support the Museum Committee in their quest to acquire a building for a museum.


#51/13 General Government Committee Report:

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


#52/13 Water Refund Policy:

Kucey – that we amend our Water Refund Policy to give more than a one-time refund if issues arise after an estimated reading is used.


#53/13 Kucey’s Report:

Czarnecki – that we receive the Water Works report as presented by Councillor Kucey.


#54/13 Wynyard Composite High School Community Council:

Boylak– that we inform the Wynyard Composite High School Community Council that we cannot commit to their parking lot improvement project; however, if time and resources become available we could offer some in-kind and supervisory services.


#55/13 Special Services Bus:

Boylak – that, subject to the discretion of the Special Services Bus driver, we travel up to 500 meters from the Town of Wynyard limits to pick up passenger for medical/health situations when the person has no other options.


#56/13 Meeting Extension:

Jordan – that we proceed with the Council Meeting past 10:30 PM.


#57/13 Adjourn:

Prystai – that we adjourn the meeting (10:30 PM).

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