Call to Order:
Mayor Boylak called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
Prystai – that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of December 20, 2016 as circulated.
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
#3/17 Appoint Acting Administrator:
Swinburnson – that we appoint Jody Jordan as Acting Administrator for the January 3, 2017 Council Meeting.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#9/17 Civic Centre Round Tables:
Swinburnson – that we purchase three round tables for the Auditorium from Wynyard Home Hardware.
#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.
#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
#12/17 Chorneyko’s Report:
Karakochuk – that we receive Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s report as presented by Assistant to the Administrator Jody Jordan.
#13/17 Council Reports:
Karakochuk– that we receive the following Council reports:
#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.
#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.
#16/17 Old Truck Tender:
Karakochuk – that we place the 1979 GMC 1-Ton for tender in the Wynyard Advance Gazette.
#17/17 Temporary Employee Work Extension:
Karakochuk – that we retain temporary employee Byron Lowenberger until the end of January, 2017.
#18/17 Melsted’s Report:
Karakochuk – that we receive Public Works Superintendent Melsted’s Report as presented.
#19/17 Morrow’s Report:
Kucey – that we receive Water Works Superintendent Morrow’s Report as presented.
#20/17 Federation of Canadian Municipalities:
Prystai – that we renew our 2017 Federation of Canadian Municipalities membership in the amount of $490.27.
#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.
#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.
Prystai – that we receive and file the correspondence as per the list attached hereto.
#24/16 Mayor’s Report:
Kostyk – that we receive Mayor Boylak’s Report as presented.
#25/17 Kostyk’s Report:
Karakochuk – that we receive Councillor Kostyk’s Report as presented.
#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.
#27/17 Karakochuk’s Report:
Kucey – that we receive Councillor Karakochuk’s Report as presented.
#28/17 Kucey’s Report:
Karakochuk – that we receive Councillor Kucey’s Report as presented.
Prystai – that we adjourn the meeting. (8:05 P.M).