Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – JUNE 20, 2013

June 25, 2013

Call to Order:

Mayor Czarnecki called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM.

#405/13 Amend Previous Minutes:

Swinburnson – that we correct the Minutes of June 6, 2013 to reflect that Councillor Kucey was absent.
CARRIED

#406/13 Minutes:

Swinburnson – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of June 6, 2013 as amended.
CARRIED

#407/13 Building Permit Applications:

Jordan – that we approve the following building permit applications as per the approval of the Building Inspector:

#13/13 Wynyard Co-Op – Construction of Grocery Store – $13,960.00

CARRIED
#408/13 Business Licence Applications:

Babey – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#72/13 Quadratus Construction – Greg Koshinsky – Construction – $200
#73/13 Vivint Canada Inc. – Home Automation Services Door-to-Door Sales & Installation – $130.00
#74/13 Gloria Dubiel – Catering – $100
#75/13 Titan Alarm – Alarm Door-to-door Sales – $130.00
CARRIED

#409/13 Travel Expenses:

Babey – that we pay the travel expenses for Mayor Czarnecki to attend the 40th Anniversary celebration at Les Martres-de-Veyre.
DEFEATED

Councillor Boylak declares pecuniary interest and leaves Council Chambers (7:21 PM).

#410/13 Vouchers:

Kucey – that the following vouchers, except for cheque #388, be approved for payment as recommended by the General Government Committee of Mayor Czarnecki and Councillors Jordan, Swinburnson and Prystai:

General Vouchers #389 to #431 = $77,118.62
Payroll Vouchers #224 to #258 = $29,349.31
CARRIED
Councillor Boylak returns to Council Chambers (7:22 PM)

Delegation: RCMP Report: Sgt. Posnikoff (7:22 – 7:41 PM)

#411/13 RCMP Report:

Kucey – that we receive the RCMP Report as presented by Sgt. Posnikoff.

CARRIED

#412/13 Annexation of NW 22-32-16-W2

Boylak – that we table the annexing of NW 22-32-16-W2 to the next Council meeting.
CARRIED

#413/13 Extension of Time Bylaw:

Czarnecki – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create an Extension of Time Bylaw to extend the time requirement for submitting the 2012 Financial Statements.

CARRIED

#414/13 Clearing the Path Agreement:

Boylak – that we renew the Clearing the Path Corridor Agreement for maintenance of 800 metres of the 640 Grid.

CARRIED

#415/13 SAMA Charter:

Kucey – that we approve the SAMA Service Charter which spells out the assessment duties of both the Town of Wynyard and SAMA

CARRIED

#416/13 Youth Representative Remuneration:

Boylak – that we refer the issue of remuneration for the Youth Representative to the next General Government committee.
CARRIED

#417/13 Local Improvement:

Swinburnson – that we approve the temporary road closure of the road on Avenue H and 9th Street East for the water and sewer main installation.

CARRIED

#418/13 Chorneyko’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s report as presented.

CARRIED

#419/13 Bylaw #30/13:

Babey – that Bylaw #30/13, 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

#420/13 Bylaw #30/13:

Swinburnson – that Bylaw #30/13 be read for a second time.

CARRIED

#421/13 Bylaw #30/13:

Boylak – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #30/13.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#422/13 Bylaw #30/13:

Kucey – that Bylaw #30/13 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

CARRIED

#423/13 Bylaw #31/13:

Jordan – that Bylaw #31/13, a Bylaw to Extend the Time Required for the Completion of the Financial Statement, be introduced and read for the first time.

CARRIED

#424/13 Bylaw #31/13:

Babey – that Bylaw #31/13 be read for a second time.

CARRIED

#425/13 Bylaw #31/13:

Kucey – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #31/13.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#426/13 Bylaw #31/13:

Boylak – that Bylaw #31/13 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

CARRIED

#427/13 Reports:

Jordan – that we receive the following Council Reports:

a) Complaints/Comments Report
b) Bank Reconciliation to May 31, 2013
c) Financial Statement to May 31, 2013
CARRIED

#428/13 Townsend’s Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive Youth Representative Townsend’s report as presented.

CARRIED

#429/13 New Landfill Hours:

Babey – that we eliminate the Saturday landfill hours starting July, 2013, but advertise the new landfill hours which will be Tuesdays to Fridays, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CARRIED

#430/13 Culvert Replacement:

Kucey – that we approve the quote from Schmidt Trucking to replace the culvert on Avenue B and the Coulee, subject to reference checks, at a cost of $80,000.

CARRIED

#431/13 Karakochuk’s Report:

Boylak – that we receive Town Superintendent Karakochuk’s report as presented.

CARRIED

#432/13 Stefanovic’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Director of Leisure Services Stefanovic’s report as presented.

CARRIED

#433/13 Ministry of Government Relations.:

Czarnecki – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to participate in the Ministry of Government Relations tax tool study.

CARRIED

#434/13 Water & Sewer Installation:

Babey – that we approve the Civil Works Contract for the water and sewer installation on Avenue H and 9th Street East as provided by Catterall and Wright.

CARRIED

#435/13 Wynyard Integrated Hospital Facility:

Czarnecki – that we instruct the Public Works Department to remove the stumps at the Wynyard Integrated Hospital Facility yard as requested by the Hospital Administrator, Wayne Nogier, subject to the Town Superintendent’s investigation of the underground utilities.

CARRIED

#436/13 Wynyard Chamber of Commerce:

Swinburnson – that we take out a membership in the Wynyard Chamber of Commerce at a cost of $100.

CARRIED

#437/13 Wynyardigans Child Care Center:

Prystai – that we exempt the municipal taxes for Roll #505000850, the site of the Wynyardigans Child Care Center.

CARRIED

#438/13 Wynyard CARRES:

Boylak – that we authorize the Director of Leisure Services to determine the Wynyard CARRES free access to the pool for their summer group program.

CARRIED

#439/13 Demolition Tender:

Boylak – that we award the tender to demolish Lot 36, Block 10, Plan 99H08143 to Williams & Sons Excavating at a cost of $7,600 plus taxes.

CARRIED

#440/13 Abandoned Mobile Home Tender:

Prystai – that we award the abandoned mobile home tender to Brian Brakefield at a price of $1,250.

CARRIED

#441/13 Receive Correspondence:

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

CARRIED

#442/13 Bridge Road Developments:

Czarnecki – that we allow Bridge Road Developments to use the Council Chambers, at no charge, every second Wednesday for meetings of approximately one hour in duration.

CARRIED

#443/13 Mayor’s Report:

Czarnecki – that we receive Mayor Czarnecki’s report as presented.

CARRIED

#444/13 Fire Hall Clubroom:

Prystai – that we approve the quote from Wesley’s Flooring to replace the flooring at the Fire Hall clubrooms at a cost of $4,120 plus GST.

CARRIED

#445/13 Protection and General Government Reports:

Prystai – that we receive the Protection and General Government reports as presented by Councillor Prystai.

CARRIED

#446/13 Property Clean-up:

Prystai – that, at the discretion of the Town Administration Staff, letters be sent to all pertinent people on the Public Works Maintenance Survey as put together by Councillors Boylak and Babey.

CARRIED

#447/13 Babey’s Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive the Environment & Health report as presented by Councillor Babey.
CARRIED

#448/13 Kucey’s Report:

Babey – that we receive the Water Works report as presented by Councillor Kucey.

CARRIED

#449/13 Boylak’s Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive the Transportation Report as presented by Councillor Boylak.

CARRIED

#450/13 Adjourn:

Prystai – that we adjourn the meeting (10:22 PM).
CARRIED

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