Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – JANUARY 2, 2014

January 3, 2014

Call to Order:

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

#1/14 Minutes:

Boylak – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of December 19, 2013 as circulated.
CARRIED

Mayor Czarnecki declares pecuniary interest and leaves Council Chambers. (7:06 p.m.)
Councillor Boylak takes over chair. (7:06 p.m.)

#2/14 Vouchers:

Kucey – 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 #992 to #1011 = $45,308.22
#1 to #16 = $54,683.56

Payroll Vouchers #610 to #628 = $18,076.28

CARRIED
Mayor Czarnecki returns to Council Chambers. (7:07 p.m.)
Mayor Czarnecki resumes chair.

#3/14 North East Area Transportation Planning Committee Membership:

Boylak – that we approve the 2014 NEATPC Membership fee in the amount of $350.
CARRIED

#4/14 Tax Enforcement:

Prystai – that we remove Roll #505010450 and #505010500 from the Tax Enforcement List as all taxes have been paid.
CARRIED

#5/14 Combine Roll Numbers:

Prystai – that we combine Roll #505010450 and #505010500 as requested by the property owner.
CARRIED

#6/14 Tax Enforcement:

Jordan – that we remove Roll #505100450 from the Tax Enforcement List as sufficient arrears have been paid.
CARRIED

#7/14 Employee Bond Insurance:

Jordan – that we acknowledge receipt of the Town’s employee bond insurance as per Section 113 of The Municipalities Act.
CARRIED

#8/14 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#9/14 Reports:

Boylak – that we receive the following Council Reports:

a) Complaints/Comments Report
CARRIED

#10/14 Canadian Public Works Association Conference:

Kucey – that we authorize the Town Superintendent and one other Town employee to attend the CPWA Conference on February 25-27, 2014 in Regina at a cost of $350 plus expenses.
CARRIED

#11/14 EcoCentre:

Boylak – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to send letters to related parties informing them that the EcoCentre is now a collection point for antifreeze.

CARRIED

#12/14 Karakochuk’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#13/14 Purchase PH Meter:

Kucey – that we authorize the purchase of a PH meter for the Water Plant testing station.

CARRIED

#14/14 Morrow’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#15/14 Special Events Permit:

Jordan – that we approve a Community Events Permit for the Hot Wings Hockey Tournament for Saturday January 4, 2014 and Sunday, January 5, 2014.

CARRIED

#16/14 Forever In Motion Training:

Jordan – that we authorize free use of the Civic Centre to host the Forever In Motion leader training sessions for the four Fridays in March 2014.

CARRIED

#17/14 Purchase Fire Extinguisher:

Jordan – that we purchase a Class K fire extinguisher for the Curling Rink at a cost of $301.80.
CARRIED

#18/14 Stefanovic’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#19/14 Trans Canada Yellowhead Highway Association:

Boylak– that we authorize payment of the 2014 TCYHA membership at a cost of $247.38.
CARRIED

#20/14 SUMAssure AGM:

Czarnecki – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to be the Town’s voting delegate at the SUMAssure AGM.
CARRIED

#21/14 Bridge Road Land Management Option Agreement:

Prystai – that we approve entering into an Option Agreement with Bridge Road Land Management to purchase NW 22-32-16-2 Ext 41 as per the Agreement attached hereto.

CARRIED

#22/14 Receive Correspondence:

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

CARRIED

#23/14 Mayor’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#24/14 2014 Wage and Salary Grid:

Boylak – that, as per the recommendations of the Wage and Salary Committee, we approve the 2014 Wage and Salary Grid as attached hereto.

CARRIED

#25/14 Adjourn:

Kucey – that we adjourn the meeting (8:30 PM).
CARRIED

Last modified: January 3, 2014