Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – JANUARY 3, 2017

January 10, 2017

Call to Order:

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

#1/17 Minutes:

Prystai – that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of December 20, 2016 as circulated.
CARRIED

#2/17 Vouchers:

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

General Vouchers #22484 to #22504 = $ 44,429.97
#1 to #14 = $ 30,635.42

Payroll Vouchers #28698 to #28716 = $ 20,008.44

CARRIED

#3/17 Appoint Acting Administrator:

Swinburnson – that we appoint Jody Jordan as Acting Administrator for the January 3, 2017 Council Meeting.
CARRIED

#4/17 Employee Evaluation Policy Amendment:

Swinburnson – that we amend Resolution #817/16 by removing the requirement for twice yearly employee evaluations to yearly employee evaluation for permanent employees but retaining a second evaluation for all new permanent employees.

CARRIED

#5/17 Employee Health & Fitness:

Kostyk – that we refer the reduced membership fee for employees purchasing a yearly agreement at the gym to the General Government Committee.

CARRIED

#6/17 Employee Service Awards :

Prystai – that we table updating the Employee Service Awards policy to authorize using pre-loaded cards instead of Town issued gift certificates.

CARRIED

#7/17 Dangerous Dog Case:

Kostyk – that we instruct Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko to proceed with the dangerous dog case as per the recommendation from the Town of Wynyard Solicitor.

CARRIED

#8/17 Wynyard School of Dance:

Jordan – that we authorize the Wynyard School of Dance free use of the Civic Centre on January 4, 5, 11 & 12, 2017 while the studio flooring is being installed at the Cornerstone Credit Union Arts & Culture Centre.

CARRIED

#9/17 Civic Centre Round Tables:

Swinburnson – that we purchase three round tables for the Auditorium from Wynyard Home Hardware.

CARRIED

#10/17 Proof of Bonding:

Prystai – that we acknowledge receipt of Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s proof of bonding as per Section 113 of The Municipalities Act.

CARRIED

#11/17 Tax Enforcement:

Prystai – that we we remove the following properties from the Tax Enforcement list as all or sufficient arrears and/or all taxes have been paid:

Roll #505006250 All Arrears
Roll #505010300 All Taxes
Roll #505049350 All Arrears
Roll #505051200 All Taxes
Roll #505100500 Sufficient Arrears
Roll #505108600 All Arrears
CARRIED

#12/17 Chorneyko’s Report:

Karakochuk – that we receive Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s report as presented by Assistant to the Administrator Jody Jordan.

CARRIED

#13/17 Council Reports:

Karakochuk– that we receive the following Council reports:

a) Complaints/Comments
CARRIED

#14/17 Saskatchewan Public Works Association Conference:

Prystai – that we authorize Public Works Superintendent Melsted and two other members, plus a non-member pending discussion, to attend the Saskatchewan Public Works Association Conference in Saskatoon February 28 to March 2, 2017 at a cost of $350 per member and $400 per non-member, plus expenses.

CARRIED

#15/17 2008 GMC Sierra Truck Purchase:

Kucey – that we purchase a 2008 GMC Sierra Truck from Jack Mally Motors Ltd. at a cost of $15,394.50.
CARRIED

#16/17 Old Truck Tender:

Karakochuk – that we place the 1979 GMC 1-Ton for tender in the Wynyard Advance Gazette.
CARRIED

#17/17 Temporary Employee Work Extension:

Karakochuk – that we retain temporary employee Byron Lowenberger until the end of January, 2017.
CARRIED

#18/17 Melsted’s Report:

Karakochuk – that we receive Public Works Superintendent Melsted’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#19/17 Morrow’s Report:

Kucey – that we receive Water Works Superintendent Morrow’s Report as presented.
CARRIED

#20/17 Federation of Canadian Municipalities:

Prystai – that we renew our 2017 Federation of Canadian Municipalities membership in the amount of $490.27.
CARRIED

#21/17 Wynyard Memorial Airport Board:

Kucey – that we receive the Wynyard Memorial Airport Board December 30, 2016 meeting minutes, financial statements and other documents as presented.

CARRIED

#22/17 SUMAssure Delegate:

Prystai – that we appoint Mayor Boylak as the SUMAssure delegate to attend the AGM being held on Sunday, February 17, 2017.

CARRIED

#23/17 Correspondence:

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

CARRIED

#24/16 Mayor’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#25/17 Kostyk’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#26/17 Wynyard Memorial Airport:

Karakochuk – that we authorize the Public Works Department to dig up and repair or replace the septic tank at the Wynyard Memorial Airport.

CARRIED

#27/17 Karakochuk’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#28/17 Kucey’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#29/17 Adjourn:

Prystai – that we adjourn the meeting. (8:05 P.M).

CARRIED

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