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Town Council Minutes – JUNE 21, 2012

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Call to Order:

Mayor Armstrong called the meeting to order at 7:12 PM.

#461/12 Minutes:

Kucey – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of June 7, 2012 as circulated.
CARRIED

#462/12 Building Permit Applications:

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

#14/12 Dean Heuchert-613 Little Quill Avenue – Garage Addition – $210.98

#15/12 Duane Guina – 750 Avenue B West – Shed Addition – $212.33
CARRIED

Delegation: RCMP – Sgt. Terry Posnikoff -7:15 p.m. – 7:34 p.m. Police Report for May, 2012 as presented by Sgt. Posnikoff.

#463/12 RCMP Report:

Lendzyk – that we receive the Police Report as presented by Sgt. Posnikoff.
CARRIED

#464/12 Tax Enforcement:

Kostyk – that we refer the Western Municipal Tax Solutions “Fee for Service” proposal for tax collecting on Lot 36, Block 10, Plan 99H08143 to the General Government Committee.
CARRIED

#465/12 Scotia McLeod:

Kostyk – that, as recommended by Sheldon Gray of Scotia McLeod, we place our dividend cash of approximately $13,600 into a Bank of America Bond with a return of 5%,locked in for five years.
CARRIED

#466/12 Community Events Permit:

Lamb – that we approve a Community Events Permit for the Shular family reunion at the Sportsgrounds on the following dates:

Friday, June 29, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 2:00 AM

Saturday, June 30, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 2:00 AM

Sunday, July 1, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM
CARRIED

#468/12 9th Street East Speed:

Lendzyk – that we refer the cessation of speeding vehicles along 9th Street East issue to the Public Works Committee.
CARRIED

#469/12 Carnival Committee Midway:

Lamb – that we inform the Carnival Committee that the Town of Wynyard will back the committee with guaranteed revenue to obtain midway rides for the next carnival.
CARRIED

#470/12 Civic Centre Basement:

Boylak – that we issue a letter to the Civic Centre basement user groups to tidy up their areas or the Civic Centre Caretaker will dispose of the items.
CARRIED

#471/12 Landfill Improvements:

Kostyk – that we hire Lonestar Oil Field Contracting Ltd. to clean and level the landfill, build up the road, and excavate a new pit at a cost of $47,280.
CARRIED

#472/12 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

#473/12 Halt Meeting:

Kostyk – that the meeting be halted and Council hold a public meeting.
CARRIED

Public Meeting – 8:20-8:21 p.m. – Bylaw #7/12 – No attendance.

#474/12 Resume Meeting:

Armstrong – that the meeting be called back to order at 8:21 p.m.
CARRIED

#475/12 Bylaw #7/12:

Lamb – that Bylaw #7/12, a bylaw to amend Bylaw #328/84 known as the Zoning Bylaw, be read for a second time.
CARRIED

#476/12 Bylaw #7/12:

Lendzyk – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #7/12.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#477/12 Bylaw #7/12:

Kostyk – that Bylaw #7/12 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.
CARRIED

#478/12 Morrow’s Report:

Kostyk – that we receive Water Works Foreman Morrow’s report as presented.
CARRIED

#479/12 Communities in Bloom:

Lamb – that we book two rooms at Seven Bells Bed and Breakfast on July 25, 2012, for the Communities in Bloom judges, at a cost of $140 plus taxes.
CARRIED

#480/12: Regional Park Contest:

Lamb – that we authorize the payment for the Regional Park Weekend Getaway promotional contest winner in the amount of $220.
CARRIED

#481/12 Bereavement Leave:

Lamb–that we grant Director of Leisure Services Kyle Stefanovic four bereavement days in regards to his grandfather’s illness. CARRIED

#482/12 Sportsgrounds Policy:

Lamb – that we authorize the Director of Leisure Services to create a Sportsgounds Policy to define the rules, fee, and responsibilities of the various users.
DEFEATED

#483/12 Sportsgounds Policy:

Armstrong – that we instruct the Director of Leisure Services to develop a Sportsgrounds Board similar to the Arena Board to develop a Sportsgounds Policy to define the rules, fees, and responsibilities of the various user groups.
DEFEATED

#484/23 Sportsgrounds Policy:

Kostyk – that we authorize the Director of Leisure Services to create a Sportsgrounds Policy in consultation with the various user groups to define the rules, fees, and responsibilities.
CARRIED

#485/12 Sportsgrounds Shale Rake:

Lamb – that we refer purchasing a sand trap rake for the Sportsgrounds shale to the 2013 Budget Committee.
CARRIED

#486/12 Stefanovic’s Report:

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

#487/12 Tax Abatement Request:

Boylak – that we abate the municipal tax levy on Lot 27-28, Block 1, Plan 99H08143 for one year.
CARRIED

#488/12 Fire/Mutual Aid Agreement:

Boylak – that we refer the R.M. of Emerald letter regarding a Fire/Mutual Aid Agreement to Fire Chief Doug Craig.
CARRIED

#489/12 Occupational Health & Safety:

Lendzyk – that we refer the Workplace Safety information to the Occupational Health & Safety Committee.
CARRIED

#490/12 Receive Correspondence:

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

#491/12 Local Library Grant:

Lamb – that we set up the yearly Local Library Grant as an automatic yearly payment at the budgeted amount in any given year.
CARRIED

#492/12 Mayor’s Report:

Kostyk – that we receive Mayor Armstrong’s report as presented.
CARRIED

#493/12 2012 Local Library Grant:

Boylak – that we pay the 2012 Local Library Grant in the amount of $850.
CARRIED

#494/12 2012 Mill Rate:

Boylak – that we set the 2012 uniform mill rate at 18.75 mills.
CARRIED

#495/12 Tax Levy:

Boylak – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to set the mill rate factors and minimum tax rates as follows:

a) Residential mill rate factor of 0.75 and a Commercial mill rate factor of 1.45

b) Residential minimum tax of $750 for improvements and $300 for land

c) Commercial minimum tax of $700 for improvements and $400 for land.
CARRIED

#496/12 Tax Exemption:

Boylak – that we offer a 75% reduction of the municipal property tax in 2012 and a 50% reduction in the property tax for both the municipal and school taxes in 2013 to Lot 3, Block 9, Plan Q7104.
CARRIED

#497/12 Lot 7, Block 24, Plan BD498:

Boylak – that we give notice to the renter of Lot 7, Block 24, Plan BD498 to clean up the property or face termination of the rental agreement.
CARRIED

#498/12 General Government Committee Report:

Lamb – that we receive the General Government Committee Report as presented by Councillor Boylak.
CARRIED

#499/12 Lamb’s Report:

Kucey – that we receive the Recreation & Culture Report as presented by Councillor Lamb.
CARRIED

#500/12 Complaints/Comments Report:

Kucey – that we receive the Complaints/Comments Report to June 7, 2012 as presented.
CARRIED

#501/12 Bank Reconciliation and Financial Statements:

Boylak – that we receive the Bank Reconciliation and Financial Statements to May 31, 2012 as presented.
CARRIED

#502/12 Vouchers:

Boylak – 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 #379 to #428 = $69,232.49

Payroll Vouchers #243 to #280 = $28,362.74
CARRIED

#503/12 Bylaw #11/12:

Kucey – that Bylaw #11/12, a Bylaw to Extend the time Required for the Completion of the Financial Statement, be introduced and read for the first time.
CARRIED

#504/12 Bylaw #11/12:

Boylak – that Bylaw #11/12 be read for a second time.
CARRIED

#505/12 Bylaw #11/12:

Lamb – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #11/12.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#506/12 Bylaw #11/12:

Kostyk – that Bylaw #11/12 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.
CARRIED

#507/12 Bylaw #12/12:

Kostyk – that Bylaw #12/12, a Bylaw to Establish a Minimum Tax for Residential and Commercial Classes of Property and to Set Mill Rate Factors for Local Property Classes, be introduced and read for the first time.
CARRIED

#507/12 Bylaw #12/12:

Kucey – that Bylaw #12/12 be read for a second time.
CARRIED

#508/12 Bylaw #12/12:

Boylak – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #12/12.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#509/12 Bylaw #12/12:

Lamb – that Bylaw #12/12 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.
CARRIED

#510/12 Special Services Bus:

Kostyk – that we allow free use of the Special Services Bus for the Senior’s Week activities.
CARRIED

#511/12 Adjourn:

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