Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – JANUARY 7, 2020

January 9, 2020

Call to Order:

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

#1/20 Minutes:

Kucey– that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of December 17,
2019 as circulated.
#2/20 Business Licence Applications:

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

#1/20 – Footcare by Sandra – Sandra Keep – $45
#2/20 – John Baker – Construction – $90
#3/20 – Vivint Canada Inc – Security System Sales & Installation


Mayor Boylak declares conflict of interest due to a financial interest and leaves Council Chambers at 7:01 p.m. Deputy Mayor Karakochuk assumes the Chair.

#3/20 Vouchers:

Kucey– that we approve the following vouchers for payment as recommended by the General Government Committee of Councillors Jordan and Kostyk and attached hereto:

2019 General Voucher #5749 (Boylak Ent.) = $ 717.01

Mayor Boylak returns to Council Chambers7:02 p.m. Mayor Boylak resumes the Chair.

#4/20 Vouchers:

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

2019 General Vouchers #5688-5689 (Manual) = $ 6,965.67
#5748, #5750-#5787 = $ 76,910.36

Scotia Bank Auto Withdraw = $ 2,893.30

2020 General Vouchers #5718 (Manual) = $ 5,465.30
#5790-#5806 = $ 35,386.55

Brandt Loan Payment = $ 2,275.58
Payroll Vouchers #5690 to #5717 = $ 31,737.14
#5719 to #5746 = $ 28,433.88

#5/20 Municipal Revenue Sharing:

Kostyk – that, in order to continue receiving MRS, we, the Council of the Town of Wynyard confirm the municipality’s responses to the eligibility questions contained in the Municipal Revenue Sharing Declaration of Eligibility as it is required by the Ministry of Government Relations for the purpose of confirming compliance with the eligibility requirements to receive the Municipal Revenue Sharing Grant, as attached hereto and forming a part of these minutes.

#6/20 Proof of Bonding:

Kucey– that, as per the requirements of Section 113(3) of The Municipalities Act,
we acknowledge the Chief Administrative Officer’s proof of bonding.


#7/20 Civic Centre Floor Scrubber:

Jordan – that we purchase a floor scrubber for the Civic Centre at a cost of approximately $6,000 plus applicable taxes.

#8/20 Facility Rental Rates:

Kostyk – that we refer the issue of facility rental rates to the General Government Committee.

#9/20 Chorneyko’s Report:

Kostyk– that we receive Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s Report as presented.

#10/20 Complaints & Comments Report:

Kostyk– that we receive the Complaints & Comments Report as
#11/20 R.C.M.P. Report:

Kostyk– that we receive the R.C.M.P. Report as circulated.


#12/20 Asbestos Assessment:

Kucey – that, as required by Occupational Health & Safety, we authorize asbestos testing on any building Town employees are to demolish.

#13/20 Saskatchewan Public Works Conference:

Kucey – that we authorize two staff members to attend the Saskatchewan Public Works Conference in Regina on February 25-27, 2020 at a cost of $420 per person plus expenses.

#14/20 Town Superintendent Report:

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

#15/20 Skate Sharpener Guiding Rings:

Jordan – that we purchase eleven grinding rings for the skate sharpener at a cost of approximately $850.

#16/20 2020 Wage & Salary Grid:

Jordan– that we authorize a wage increase for Caroline Holweck as per the Wage & Salary document attached hereto.
#17/20 2020 Summer Positions:

Jordan – that we authorize advertising in The Advance/Gazette for summer employment positions. CARRIED

#18/20 Anderson’s Report:

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

#19/20 Bylaw Enforcement Officer’s Report:

Kostyk– that we receive the Bylaw Enforcement Officer’s Report as circulated by email.
#20/20 Wynyard Memorial Airport Board:

Kucey – that we receive the Wynyard Memorial Airport Board minutes from the December 18, 2019 meeting and financial statements presented at that meeting.


#21/20 North East Area Transportation Committee:

Swinburnson – that we approve renewing our 2020 NEATPC membership for $350.


#22/20 Correspondence:

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


#23/20 Plastic Shopping Bags:

Kucey – that we send letters to Wynyard businesses to gauge the support in the business community to reduce or remove the use of plastic shopping bags in favour of promoting reusable shopping bags.

#24/20 Kucey’s Report:

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

#25/20 Jordan’s Report:

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

#26/20 Adjourn

Kucey – that we adjourn the meeting. (8:27 p.m)

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