Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – MARCH 21, 2013

April 8, 2013

Call to Order:

Mayor Czarnecki called the meeting to order at 7:03 PM.

#175/13 Minutes:

Kucey – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of March 7, 2013 as circulated.

#176/13 Business Licence Applications:

Babey – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#54/13 Wildflower Photography – Jenn Lindal – Photography – $50
#55/13 Bruce’s Interior & Carpentry – Bruse Meisner – Jobber – $50
#56/13 Ed Gudmundson – Jobber – $50

#177/13 Building Permit Application:

Babey – that we approve the following building permit application as per the approval of the Building Inspector:

#2/13 Dedrik Senft – Construct Garage – 310 – 8th Street East – $557.49


#178/13 Lottery Licence Applications:

Kucey – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Applications:

#3/13 Wynyard Hospital Auxiliary – Raffle – Karen Raycroft – $5
#4/13 St. Mary’s CWL – Raffle – Sheila Hitchings – $5
#5/13 Golden Acres Auxiliary – Raffle – Elaine Greenshields – $5


#179/13 Appoint Deputy Mayor:

Czarnecki – that we appoint Councillor Prystai as acting Deputy-Mayor.


Mayor Czarnecki declares pecuniary interest and leaves Council Chambers (7:06 PM).

Councillor Prystai takes over chair.

#180/13 Vouchers:

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

General Vouchers #151 to #181 = $111,386.54
Visa Auto Withdraw J.E. #2/13 $2,416.33

Payroll Vouchers #74 to #91 = $16,759.43

Mayor Czarnecki returns to Council Chambers and resumes chair (7:07 PM).

#181/13 Budget:

Prystai – that we table budget discussions until the next Council meeting.


#182/13 Reports:

Jordan – that we receive the following Council Reports:

a) Complaints/Comments Report to March 21, 2013
b) Bank Reconciliation to February 28, 2013

Delegation: RCMP Constable Jim Floyd (7:20 – 7:30 PM)

#183/13 Police Report:

Prystai – that we receive the RCMP Report as presented by Constable Floyd.


#184/13 Community Events Permit:

Jordan – that we that we approve a Community Events Permit for the Wynyard Kinsmen Hometown Hockey Tournament for the following:

Thursday, March 28, 2013 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Friday, March 29, 2013 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 30, 2013 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM


#185/13 Amend Resolution #142/13:

Prystai – that in regards to Resolution #142/13, we amend the motion by proceeding with tax enforcement by sending an application to the Provincial Mediation Board rather than issuing the six month notice on Roll #505028450 and Roll #505052700.


#186/13 Tax Title Property:

Kucey – that we table the Tax Title Property regarding Roll # 505011150 to another meeting.

#187/13 Paperless Meetings:

Czarnecki – that we refer the iCompass issue to the next Council meeting.


#188/13 Chorneyko’s Report:

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


#189/13 Raven Population:

Kucey – that we authorize Terry Danchuk to control the raven population as per the
permit issued by Saskatchewan Environment.

#190/13 Karakochuk’s Report:

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


#191/13 Morrow’s Report:

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


#192/13 Youth Representative Report:

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


#193/13 Swimming Pool Vacuum:

Jordan – that we purchase a Dolphin Vacuum for the Wynyard Swimming Pool at a cost of $4,319.49 plus tax.

#194/13 Sportsground Sand Trap Rake:

Babey – that we purchase a used sand trap rake for the Sportsgrounds at a cost of $8,500 plus tax.

#195/13 Arena Operators Course:

Jordan – that we authorize the Director of Leisure Services to attend the Arena Operators Level 2 course in Humboldt at a cost of $446.25 plus expenses.


#196/13 Stefanovic’s Report:

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


#197/13 Wynyard Minor Ball:

Prystai – that, as requested, we reply to Darcy Rafoss regarding the minor ball issue of last season.


#198/13 Receive Correspondence:

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


#199/13 Mayor’s Report:

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


#200/13 Babey’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive the Public Works and Environment & Health reports as presented by Councillor Babey.

#201/13 Bylaw Infractions:

Kucey – that we send letters regarding bylaw infractions to:

a) 319 Bosworth Street – No Garbage Cans
b) 105 – 4th Street East – Dilapidated Garbage Stand
c) 415 Avenue A East – No Garbage Cans

#202/13 Spring Cleanup:

Babey – that we authorize giving notice to residents, before spring cleanup, pertaining to what should be taken to the landfill, what should go to the compost pile, and what should be recycled.

#203/13 Sign Corridor:

Babey – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to send notice to the sign corridor lessees that non payment of sign corridor invoices will result in the signs being removed and the spot being given to the next applicant.

Youth Representative Jenna Townsend leaves Council Chambers at 8:45 p.m.

#204/13 SUMAssure:

Prystai – that we table the SUMAssure issue to the next Council meeting.


#205/13 General Government Report:

Prystai – that we receive the General Government report as presented by Councillor Prystai.

#206/13 Midway Ambulance:

Prystai – that Council supports Midway Ambulance in their quest to set up an ambulance base in Wynyard.

#207/13 Prystai’s Report:

Babey – that we receive the Protection report as presented by Councillor Prystai.


#208/13 Jordan’s Report:

Prystai – that we receive the Recreation & Culture report as presented by Councillor Jordan.

#209/13 Adjourn:

Kucey – that we adjourn the meeting (9:03 PM).

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