Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – JANUARY 21, 2020

January 24, 2020

Call to Order:

Mayor Boylak called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

#27/20 Minutes:

Prystai– that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of January 7,
2020 as circulated.
CARRIED
#28/20 Business Licence Applications:

Swinburnson – that we approve the following 2020 Business Licence Applications:

#4/20 – Bev’s Hare –Bev Kitzel – Hair Dressing – $45
#5/20 – MJ Construction- Michael Jackson – Contractor – $90

CARRIED
#29/20 Vouchers:

Karakochuk – that we approve the following vouchers for payment as recommended by the General Government Committee of Mayor Boylak and Councillors Jordan, Kostyk, and Prystai and attached hereto:

2019 General Vouchers #5807,#5810 -5812 (Manual) = $ 38,192.08
#5813-#5825 = $ 14,729.49

2020 General Vouchers #5808- #5809 (Manual) = $ 102,319.36
#5826-#5841 = $ 120,759.02
 
Payroll Vouchers #5842 to #5870 = $ 29,652.75

CARRIED

Delegation: R.C.M.P. – Sgt. Brian Wlasichuk 7:06 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

#30/20 R.C.M.P. Report:

Kostyk – that we receive the R.C.M.P. Report as presented by Sgt. Brian Wlasichuk.

CARRIED
Delegation: Citizens on Patrol (COP) – 7:06 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

#31/20 Citizens on Patrol Report:

Kostyk– that we receive the COP Report as presented.
CARRIED

#32/20 Government Services Building:

Karakochuk – that we give a termination of duties notice to the Government Services Building caretaker effective February 29, 2020.
CARRIED

#33/20 Government Services Building:

Kostyk – that we place the Government Services Building up for sale or rent.

CARRIED

#34/20 Wynyardigans Daycare:

Karakochuk – that we deny the Wynyardigans Daycare request for a tax abatement on the municipal portion of their property tax levy.
CARRIED

#35/20 Tax Exemption Bylaw:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to draft a Tax Exemption Bylaw to exempt property taxes on Lots 27-28, Block 2, Plan 99H08143 as per the Town’s Tax Incentive Policy.
CARRIED

#36/20 Borrowing Bylaw:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to draft a 2020 Borrowing Bylaw to borrow up to $500,000 as a line of credit and issue a public notice as required by our Public Notice Bylaw.
CARRIED
#37/20 Tax Enforcement:

Prystai – that we remove from the Tax Enforcement List the following properties that have paid all or sufficient tax arrears: Roll #505006250, Roll #505011300, Roll #505021250, Roll #505049200, Roll #505102900, Roll #505110300, Roll #505115900, and Roll #505207150.
CARRIED

#38/20 Tax Enforcement:

Kucey – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to proceed for title by placing a tax lien on all the properties remaining on the 2019 Tax Enforcement List.

CARRIED
#39/20 Chorneyko’s Report:

Kucey– that we receive Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s Report as presented.
CARRIED
#40/20 2020 Council Meeting Schedule:

Prystai – that we approve the 2020 Council Meeting Schedule as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED

#41/20 Bylaw #2/20:

Swinburnson– that Bylaw #2/10, A Bylaw to Provide for Exemption from Taxation, be introduced and read for the first time.
CARRIED
#42/20 Bylaw #2/20:

Karakochuk– that Bylaw #2/20 be read for a second time
CARRIED

#43/20 Bylaw #2/20:

Kucey – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #2/20.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#44/20 Bylaw #2/20:

Kostyk – that Bylaw #2/20 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

CARRIED
#45/20 Outstanding Invoices:

Prystai – that, if not paid in due course, we write off the invoices as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED

#46/20 Outstanding Invoices:

Prystai – that we add unpaid invoices to the respective tax rolls as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED

#47/20 Outstanding Invoices:

Prystai – that we add unpaid invoices to the respective utility accounts as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED

#48/20 Snow Blade Repair:

Kucey – that we purchase a rotator for the snow blade from Redhead Equipment at a cost of $2,250 plus applicable taxes.
CARRIED

#49/20 Wolseley Training Seminar:

Karakochuk – that we authorize two Public Works employees to attend a Wolseley Training Seminar Friday 12 – 13, 2020 in Saskatoon at a cost of expenses.

CARRIED
#50/20 Water Plant Turbidimeter:

Karakochuk – that we purchase a new turbidimeter at a cost of $1,600 plus applicable taxes.
CARRIED
#51/20 Town Superintendent Report:

Kucey – that we receive Town Superintendent Reid’s Report as presented.

CARRIED
#52/20 Arena Canteen Employee:

Jordan – that we hire Alyssa Lindal as a canteen employee at a rate of pay per the Wage & Salary Grid attached hereto.
CARRIED
#53/20 Anderson’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Director of Leisure Services Anderson’s Report as
presented.
CARRIED

#54/20 Voluntary Regional Co-operation Workshops:

Prystai– that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer and/or Council to attend the Voluntary Regional Co-operation Workshop in Humboldt, February 27, 2020 at a cost of expenses.
CARRIED
#55/20 Election Workshop:

Swinburnson – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to attend the Election Workshop in Weyburn on March 26, 2020 at a cost of $100 plus expenses.

CARRIED
#56/20 SUMAssure:

Kucey – that we refer the accident claim letter from Lorna and Murray Shewchuk to SUMAssure.
CARRIED

#57/20 Correspondence:

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

CARRIED
#58/20 Mayor’ Report:

Prystai – that we receive Mayor Boylak’s Report as presented.

CARRIED
#59/20 Facility Rental Rates:

Prystai – that we increase the Town of Wynyard rental rates at the Civic Centre Auditorium and Ukrainian Hall by 25%.
CARRIED

#60/20 General Government Committee Report:

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

#61/20 Jordan’s Report:

Kostyk – that we receive Councillor Jordan’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#62/20 Public Works Committee Report:

Jordan – that we receive the Public Works Committee Report as presented by Councillor Kucey.

CARRIED

#63/20 Karakochuk’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Councillor Karakochuk’s Report as presented.

CARRIED
#64/20 Swinburnson’s Report:

Kostyk – that we receive Councillor Swinburnson’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#65/20 Adjourn

Prystai – that we adjourn the meeting. (8:58 p.m)
CARRIED

Last modified: January 24, 2020