Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – JULY 21, 2020

July 27, 2020

Call to Order:

Mayor Boylak called the meeting to order at 7:01 PM.

#354/20 Minutes:

Jordan– that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of July 7,
2020 as circulated.

#355/20 Business Licence Applications:

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

#55/20 Booster Juice – Sales – $100
#56/20 Anne Jaye Delecruz – Scentsy – Direct Sales – $30


#356/20 Vouchers:

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

General Vouchers #6716 to #6722 (Manual) = $ 50,300.98
#6761 to #6825 = $125,999.14

Payroll Vouchers #6723 to #6760 = $ 41,656.74


Delegation: Jack Maluga- Chemical Spraying – 7:02 p.m. – 7:18 p.m.

#357/20 Chemical Spraying Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive the report on chemical spraying as presented by Jack Maluga.


#358/20 WEDCO Funds Disperal:

Prystai – that we donate the remaining WEDCO funds to the Wynyard Hospital
#359/20 2019 Waterworks Information Report:

Karakochuk– that we approve the 2019 Waterworks Information Report as presented and that we provide public notice that it is available for viewing.

#360/20 Mail-in Vote Bylaw:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a bylaw to authorize mail-in voting in Municipal Elections.

#361/20 Special Services Bus:

Swinburnson – that we purchase a new Special Services Bus, from Crestline Coach, at a cost of approximately $108,000.

#362/20 Combine Roll Numbers:

Karakochuk – that we agree to combine Roll #505048100 with Roll #505048050 and that we adjust the 2020 tax levy reflecting this action.
#363/20 Chorneyko’s Report:

Karakochuk – that we receive CAO Chorneyko’s report as presented.

#364/20 Pest/Predator Control Officer List:

Karakochuk – that we approve the Pest/Predator Control Officer List as attached hereto.

#365/20 Bylaw #6/20:

Swinburnson – that Bylaw #6/20, a bylaw to authorize mail-in ballot voting in municipal elections, be introduced and read for the first time.

#366/20 Bylaw #6/20:

Kostyk – that Bylaw #6/20 be read for a second time.

#367/20 Bylaw #6/20:

Jordan – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #6/20.


#368/20 Bylaw #6/20:

Prystai – that Bylaw #6/20 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

#369/20 Complaints and Comments Report:

Prystai – that we receive the Complaints & Comments Report as presented.


#370/20 10th Street East Water Drainage Issue:

Jordan – that we refer the issue of improper drainage along 10th Street East to the Public Works Committee.
#371/20 Town of Wynyard Lagoon:

Karakochuk – that we refer the issue of regulating septic companies using the Town’s lagoon to the Public Works Committee.
#372/20 Downtown Disposal Receptacles:

Jordan – that we purchase disposal receptacles for the downtown area, from Uline, at a cost of $657.

#373/20 Bulldozer Repair:

Karakochuk – that we instruct Town Superintendent Reid to find the best cost option and proceed to repair the bulldozer at the landfill.
#374/20 Town Superintendent Report:

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

#375/20 Town of Wynyard Golf Shirts:

Jordan – that we purchase Town of Wynyard logo golf shirts, for Town staff and for resale, from 4Imprint.

#376/20 Skatepark:

Karakochuk– that we authorize Ryan Edison to install a concrete pad and support posts under the floating pads at the north and south ends of the skatepark at a cost of $4,218; with PlayQuest paying half the cost and the Town of Wynyard and the Skatepark Committee paying half the cost.

#377/20 Zero-Tolerance for Bullying:

Jordan – that we authorize a policy creating a zero-tolerance for bullying at all Town of Wynyard facilities, and that breaching this policy will result in banishment from the Town of Wynyard facilities for a period of time to be determined by the Recreation Department.

#378/20 Haunted Forest:

Jordan – that we approve a Special Events Permit for the Rec Risers to host the Haunted Forest at the Wynyard Regional Park, September 18 and 19, 2020.


#379/20 Anderson’s Report:

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

#380/20 Bylaw Enforcement Officer Report:

Kostyk– that we receive the Bylaw Enforcement Officer Report as submitted by email.

#381/20 The Art Nest Outreach Program:

Jordan – that we authorize free use of the Ukrainian Hall for the Art Nest Outreach Program.

#382/20 Wynyard School of Dance:

Prystai – that we deny the Wynyard School of Dance request for a reduced rate at the Arts & Culture Centre.

#383/20 Combine Roll Numbers:

Karakochuk – that we combine Roll #505180750 and 505180800 as requested.


#384/20 Parkland Regional Library:

Swinburnson – that we approve the Parkland Regional Library request to allow curbside pickup and drop off for library books.

#385/20 Correspondence:

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


#386/20 Mayor’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Mayor Boylak’s report as presented.

#387/20 Retaining Wall:

Prystai – that we require the owner of Lots 24 & 25, Block 2, Plan99H08143 to remove the retaining wall abutting the curb along Avenue A West.


#388/20 Retaining Wall:

Jordan – that we contact the property owner of Lots 24 & 25, Block 2, Plan 99H08143 to discuss solutions regarding their retaining wall being built on the road allowance along Avenue A West.

#389/20 Public Works Committee Report:

Kostyk– that we receive the Public Works Committee Report as presented by Councillor Swinburnson.


#390/20 Councillor Kostyk’s Report:

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


#391/20 Adjourn:

Prystai – that we adjourn the meeting. (9:12 p.m.)

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