Call to Order:
Mayor Armstrong called the meeting to order at 6:08 PM.
Kucey – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of June 21, 2012 as circulated.
#513/12 Business Licence Applications:
Lamb – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:
#73/12 Ferster Truckin’ Inc. – Transient Trade – $250
#74/12 Titan Alarm – Direct Seller – $130
#75/12 Albena Bartoshewski – Catering – $100
#514/12 Building Permit Applications:
Kostyk – that we approve the following building permit applications as per the approval of the Building Inspector:
#16/12 Bridge Road Development – Quillside Apartment Complex – $21,120.00
#17/12 Lawrence Cole – 505 – 8th Street East – House Addition – $450.40
#18/12 Matt Katuski – 212 – 7th Street East – Demolish House – $5.00
#19/12 Thoen’s Service – 505 Bosworth Street – Demolition – $5.00
#20/12 Rob Pytlyk – 105 – 4th Street East – Demolish Shed – $5.00
#21/12 Doug & Jody Jordan – 213 Bole Crescent – Construct Garage – $367.15
Delegation: RCMP – Sgt. Terry Posnikoff: 6:09 PM – 6:20 PM. Police Report for June, 2012.
#515/12 RCMP Report:
Boylak – that we receive the Police Report as presented by Sgt. Posnikoff.
#516/12 Tax Enforcement – Roll #505020100:
Boylak – that, as sufficient taxes have been paid, we remove the tax lien from Roll #505020100.
#517/12 Tax Enforcement – Roll #505003900:
Boylak – that, as sufficient taxes have been paid, we remove the tax lien from Roll #505003900.
#518/12 Draft Audited Financial Statements:
Kucey – that we approve the 2011 draft audited financial statements as prepared by EJC Dudley & Co., and that we authorize the Mayor and the CAO to sign the declaration stating the approval.
#519/12 Kinette Room Request:
Boylak – that we approve the request from the Wynyard Kinette Club to have use of the former Scouts room in the basement of the Civic Centre.
#520 BridgeRoad Development (BRD) Landfill Request:
Kostyk – that we accept the request from BRD to pro-rate the landfill key rate in 2012 for their construction project of a 24-unit retirement condo.
#521/12 Catterall & Wright Sewer Main Proposal:
Kucey – that we instruct the Town Administrator and Town Superintendent to proceed with Catterall & Wright’s tentative proposal to extend sewer mains approximately 212 metres down Avenue H East from 4th Street East and that we instruct the Town Administrator to proceed with this project as a Local Improvement.
#522/12 Water & Sewer Main Extension:
Kostyk – that, in regards to the Catterall & Wright proposed drawing for the water and sewer main extension down 4th Street East, which includes approximately 76 metres of water and sewer mains not originally included in the Local Improvement application, we agree to install the extra piping subject to the Town of Wynyard and SaskPower coming to an agreement to cost share the project based on the same percentage used in the Local Improvement application.
#523/12 Chorneyko’s Report:
Boylak – that we receive Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s report as presented.
#524/12 Karakochuk’s Report:
Kostyk – that we receive Town Superintendent Karakochuk’s report as presented.
#525/12 Community Events Permit:
Lamb – that we approve a Community Events Permit for the Lalach family reunion at the Sportsgrounds on the following date and times:
Sunday, August 5, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM
#526/12 Community Events Permit:
Lamb – that we approve a Community Events Permit for the Wynyard Blues Fastball Team to hold a fastball tournament at the Sportsgrounds on the following date and times:
Sunday, August 12, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM
#527/12 Pool Supplies:
Lamb – that, as recommended by the Public Health Inspector, we purchase a new water chemistry test kit, a Creepy Crawly vacuum for the paddling pool, eight new filters, a filter cleaning kit, new skimmer nets, new brushes, and new poles, and new diving board steps to replace the cracked steps.
#528/12 Paddling Pool Boiler:
Lamb – that, if the old boiler is deemed unsalvageable, we authorize DLS Stefanovic to purchase and have installed a new boiler for the paddling pool.
#529/12 Clean Arena Boards:
Lamb – that we hire Hypo Recreation to clean the arena boards at a cost of $625.00.
#530/12 Minor Ball Loan:
Lamb – that we agree to lend $500.00 to Wynyard Minor Ball to be used to offset costs to send the Pee Wee Boys baseball team to Provincials.
#531/12 Baseball Field Rules:
Kostyk – that we send a letter to the coaches of the Pee Wee Boys baseball team advising them that they are not authorized to operate mowing equipment, or any other similar type of equipment, on Town property or facilities.
#532/12 Stefanovic’s Report:
Lamb – that we receive Director of Leisure Service Stefanovic’s report as presented.
#533/12 Vacant Land Minimum Tax:
Boylak – that we reply to Brent Lebsack’s correspondence to fully explain Council’s reasons for implementing the minimum tax on vacant land.
#534/12 Move Light Standard:
Lamb – that we approve SaskPower’s proposal to move the light standard on Teskey Crescent, near the Golf Course, at a cost of $910.35.
#535/12 2011 Drinking Water Quality and Compliance Report:
Kostyk – that, as per Saskatchewan Environment regulations, we give notice that the 2011 Drinking Water Quality and Compliance Report is available at the Town Office.
#536/12 Expropriate Block A, Plan BJ2984:
Kostyk – that we instruct the CAO to begin the expropriation process to gain title to Block A, Plan BJ2984.
#537/12 Lot 3, Block B, Plan G143:
Boylak – that we agree to sell Lot 3, Block B, Plan G143 to Ambrose Woynarski and Pierrette Durand for the SAMA Assessed value of $5,100.00 plus appropriate legal and registration costs plus GST.
#538/12 East Hospital Subdivision:
Boylak – that we approve the updated subdivision plans related to File T0928-11R which proposes to create seven residential lots and a lane instead of the originally planned fourteen residential lots with a crescent road.
#539/12 Block G, Plan G143 Subdivision:
Kostyk – that we approve the map of the proposed subdivision of six lots located on Block G, Plan G143.
#540/12 Official Community Plan:
Kostyk – that we refer the correspondence from Holly Sovdi, the Town’s planning consultant with our Official Community Plan (OCP), relating to suggestions to update our OCP, to the General Government Committee.
#541/12 Municipal Value Stream Analysis Pilot Project:
Kostyk – that we refer the correspondence from Steve Brown, Vice-President of Finance for the City of Humboldt, relating to his proposal to enter into a multi-municipal “Municipal Value Stream Analysis Pilot Project”, to the General Government Committee.
#542/12 Wynyard Planning District Zoning Bylaw:
Kostyk – that, as recommended by the Wynyard Planning District Board, we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a bylaw to amend the Wynyard Planning District Zoning Bylaw to create a residential zone to allow residential development in the former Veteran’s Land Act lots located between the Pleasantview Cemetery on the south side and the CPR tracks on the north side.
#543/12 LORAAS Recycling Proposal:
Boylak–that we refer the LORAAS Recycle proposal to have third party handling of recycling in the Town of Wynyard to the Public Works Committee. CARRIED
#544/12 Wynyard Integrated Hospital Mutual Aid Agreement:
Lamb – that we authorize the Wynyard Integrated Hospital to enter into a Mutual Aid Agreement that would allow the Hospital to use the Wynyard Civic Centre Auditorium, the Ukrainian Hall, and/or the Wynyard Memorial Arena in the event of an evacuation of the Hospital.
#545/12 Karnalyte Water Data Request:
Kostyk – that we authorize Karnalyte Resources Ltd. to use water data from the Town of Wynyard’s water study reports prepared by WaterMark Consulting Ltd.
#546/12 Karnalyte Water Contingency Request:
Lamb – that we refer the request from Karnalyte Resources Ltd., to include the Town of Wynyard in a contingency plan for process water source, to the Public Works Committee.
#547/12 Receive Correspondence:
Kostyk – that we receive and file the correspondence as per the list attached hereto.
#548/12 Tax Enforcement – Roll #505011150:
Boylak – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to submit an engagement letter to Western Municipal Tax Solutions to proceed with tax collections on Roll #505011150, on a fee-for-service basis, up to a maximum of $2,000 in costs.
#549/12 Ukrainian Hall Cooler:
Boylak – that we purchase a cooler for the Ukrainian Hall, from Denson Commercial Food Equipment, at a cost of $2,785.00 plus taxes and freight.
#550/12 Abate Minimum Tax – Roll #505031550:
Boylak – that, due to the fact that the property has no frontage, we abate the minimum tax on vacant land for Roll #505031550 and that we combine this Roll Number with Roll #505031650 for future assessment purposes.
#551/12 General Government Committee Report:
Lamb – that we receive the General Government Committee Report as presented by Councillor Boylak.
#552/12 Complaints/Comments Report:
Kucey – that we receive the Complaints/Comments Report to July 19, 2012 as presented.
#553/12 Bank Reconciliation and Financial Statements:
Boylak – that we receive the Bank Reconciliation and Financial Statements to June 30, 2012 as presented.
Councillor Boylak declares pecuniary interest and left the Council Chambers.
Kostyk – that the following vouchers be approved for payment as recommended by the General Government Committee of Mayor Armstrong and Councillors Boylak, Lamb and Lendzyk
General Vouchers #429 to #478 = $111,898.94
#479 to #517 = $ 29,505.00
Payroll Vouchers #281 to #319 = $29,112.34
#320 to #357 = $31,053.85
Councillor Boylak returns to the Council Chambers.
#555/12 Updated Capital and Operating Budgets:
Boylak – that we approve the updated 5-year Capital Budget and the 2012 Operating and Maintenance Budget as attached hereto.
Kucey – that we adjourn the meeting (8:25 PM).