Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – JULY 31, 2018

August 1, 2018

Call to Order:

Mayor Boylak called the meeting to order at 7:13 PM.

#463/18 2018 Mill Rate:

Prystai– that we set the uniform mill rate for 2018 at 13 mills.

CARRIED

#464/18 Minimum Tax, Mill Rate Factors, Base Tax Bylaw:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a Minimum Tax, Mill Rate Factor, and Base Tax Bylaw whereby the minimum tax for residential property is $1,340, with $250 being on the land; the minimum tax for commercial property is $1,440, with $425 being on the land; the mill rate factor for residential property is 0.65; the mill rate factor for commercial property is 1.95; and a base tax of $250 on all residential, commercial and industrial classes of property

CARRIED
#465/18 Discounts and Penalties Bylaw:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a bylaw to set the discounts and penalties for the tax levy with a 6% discount if paid by August 31st, a 5% discount if paid by September 30th, a 4% discount if paid by October 31st and a penalty of 10% on all outstanding tax balances unpaid as of December 31st.

CARRIED

#466/18 Bylaw #8/18:

Swinburnson – that Bylaw #8/18, A Bylaw of the Town of Wynyard to Authorize Payment of Taxes or any Instalment thereof to be Made on or Before any Day or Days Specified Herein and to Provide for Imposition of an Additional Percentage for Default in Payment, be introduced and read for the first time.
CARRIED
#467/18 Bylaw #8/18:

Karakochuk – that Bylaw #8/18 be read for a second time.

CARRIED
#468/18 Bylaw #8/18:

Kucey – that we proceed with third reading of Bylaw #8/18

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY
#469/18 Bylaw #8/18:

Prystai – that Bylaw #8/18 be read a third time, adopted, and attached hereto.

CARRIED
#470/18 Bylaw #9/18:

Swinburnson – that Bylaw #9/18, a Bylaw to Establish a Minimum Tax for Residential and Commercial Classes of Property; to Set Mill Rate Factors for Local Property Classes, and to set a Base Tax for Local Property Classes be introduced and read for the first time.
CARRIED

#471/18 Bylaw #9/18:

Karakochuk – that Bylaw #9/18 be read a second time.

CARRIED
#472/18 Bylaw #9/18:

Kucey – that we proceed with third reading of Bylaw #9/18.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#473/18 Bylaw #9/18:

Prystai– that Bylaw #9/18 be read a third time, adopted, and attached hereto.

CARRIED
#474/18 Town Superintendent Interviews:

Swinburnson– that the Wage & Salary Committee conduct the interviews for the Town Superintendent position.
CARRIED

#475/18 Landfill Operator:

Kucey– that we advertise for the position of a full-time Landfill Operator.

CARRIED
#476/18 Traffic Bylaw Amendment:

Kucey – that we instruct the CAO to create a bylaw to amend Bylaw #19/07, known as the Traffic Bylaw, by repealing Appendix 13 – “Bus Stop” Areas in order to remove the parking restrictions in the area adjacent to the Wynyard Hotel.

CARRIED
#477/18 Adjourn:

Prystai – that we adjourn the meeting. (8:14 P.M).

CARRIED

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