Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – MARCH 21, 2017

March 28, 2017

Call to Order:

Mayor Boylak called the meeting to order at 6:55 PM.

#169/17 Minutes:

Prystai – that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of March 7, 2017 as circulated.
CARRIED

#170/17 Business Licence Applications:

Swinburnson – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#50/17 Stevenson Industrial Refrigeration – Refrigeration – $200
#51/17 EMW Industrial – Contracting – $200
#52/17 RNF Ventures Ltd.- Contracting – $200 – Payment to Follow
#53/17 Dave Crook – Jobber – $50
#54/17 “Reflections by Richard” – Photography – Humboldt – $50

CARRIED

#171/17 Lottery Licence Applications:

Jordan – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Applications:

#8/17 St. Mary’s CWL – Sheila Hitchings – Raffle – $5
CARRIED

Mayor Boylak declares pecuniary interest due to a financial interest and leaves Council Chambers (6:57 p.m.). Deputy Mayor Karakochuk assumes the Chair.

#172/17 Voucher:

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

General Voucher: #289 = $ 395.83

CARRIED

Mayor Boylak returns to Council Chambers and resumes the chair (6:58 p.m.).

#173/17 Vouchers:

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

General Vouchers: #288 = $ 1,073.60
#290 to #316 = $ 90,281.71

Payroll Vouchers #270 to #287 = $ 20,983.39

CARRIED

Delegation: RCMP – 6:59 PM – 7:08 PM

#174/17 RCMP Report:

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

CARRIED
Delegation: Bylaw Enforcement Officer – Shane Quist – 7:08 PM – 7:20 PM

#175/17 Bylaw Enforcment Officer Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive the Bylaw Enforcement Officer Report as presented by Bylaw Enforcement Officer Shane Quist.
CARRIED

#176/17 Household Hazardous Waste:

Prystai – that we conduct a Household Hazardous Waste event at a date to be determined.
CARRIED

#177/17 Local Improvements:

Karakochuk – that we proceed with advertising and the sending of notices to the affected property owners for Local Improvements #1-16 and #2-16.

CARRIED

#178/17 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

#179/17 Complaints/Comments Report:

Kucey – that we receive the Complaints/Comments Report as presented.

CARRIED

#180/17 Probation Period for Pension & Benefits:

Kucey – that we waive the customary probation period for pension and benefits for the new Public Works employee, Cory Reid.
CARRIED

#181/17 Melsted’s Report:

Kostyk – that we receive Public Works Superintendent Melsted’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#182/17 Morrow’s Report:

Karakochuk – that we receive Water Works Superintendent Morrow’s Report as presented.
CARRIED

#183/17 Cornerstone Arts & Culture Centre:

Boylak – that we approve the change orders at the Cornerstone Arts & Culture Centre that we requested of VCM Construction Ltd. in the amount of $3,881.91.

CARRIED

#184/17 Cornerstone Arts & Culture Centre:

Jordan – that we approve purchasing a Cornerstone Arts & Culture sign from the Wynyard Advance/Gazette at a cost of $465 plus g.s.t.

CARRIED

#185/17 Drop-In Centre:

Swinburnson – that we approve the $950 land titles and legal expenditure to transfer the Drop-In Centre title to the Town of Wynyard.
CARRIED

#186/17 Swimming Pool Lifeguard Courses & Recertification:

Jordan – that we approve up to $200 per lifeguard per season for furthering their certification development
CARRIED

#187/17 Instructor’s Certification Updates:

Jordan – that we authorize Director of Leisure Services Hoytfox to attend the certification course to update her National Lifeguard Instructor and First Aid Instructor certificates at a cost of $70 plus expenses.

CARRIED

#188/17 Wynyard Recreation Complex Community Fundraising Package:

Swinburnson – that we authorize a shared fundraising program for the New Recreation Centre.

CARRIED

#189/17 Communities in Bloom:

Jordan – that we authorize budgeting $1,705 for Communities in Bloom.

CARRIED

#190/17 Canada 150 Program:

Swinburnson – that we authorize budgeting $1,950 for the Canada 150 Program at the 2017 Carnival Days.
CARRIED

#191/17 Hoytfox’s Report:

. Jordan – that we receive Director of Leisure Service Hoytfox’s report.

CARRIED

#192/17 2017 Pleasantview Cemetery Grant:

Kostyk – that we approve the 2017 Pleasantview Cemetery Grant in the amount of $9,000.
CARRIED

#193/17 2017 Wynyard & District Fire Association Levy:

Prystai – that we approve the 2017 Wynyard & District Fire Association Levy in the amount of $38,142.
CARRIED

#194/17 BHP Billiton Jansen Project Site Tour:

Swinburnson – that we authorize the Mayor and one Councillor to attend the BHP Jansen Project Site Tour on March 30, 2017.
CARRIED

#195/17 Other Tender Items:

Kucey – that we approve the following tenders:
1994 GMC Truck – Chris Anderson – $1,200
Blue Box Topper – Arden Start – $175
Hydraulic Press – Brett Dupont – $200

CARRIED

#196/17 Correspondence:

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

#197/17 Mayor’s Report:

Karakochuk – that we receive Mayor Boylak’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#198/17 Sign Corridor Fees:

Prystai – that, as recommended by the General government Committee, we increase the sign corridor fee to $300 per year with $75 payable to each landowner.

CARRIED

#199/17 Sign Corridor Policy:

Swinburnson – that we update our sign corridor policy to state that an inactive business will have their sign removed at the discretion of Town Council.

CARRIED

#200/17 Town of Wynyard Facility Rental Rates:

Prystai – that we approve the facility rental rate increase as per the documents attached hereto.
CARRIED

#201/17 General Government Report:

Kostyk – that we receive the General government Report as presented by Councillor Prystai.
CARRIED

#202/17 Jordan’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#203/17 Swinburnson’s Report:

Kucey – that we receive Councillor Swinburnson’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#204/17 Karakochuk’s Report:

Kucey – that we receive Councillor Karakochuk’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#205/17 Hydrant Workshop:

Kucey – that we authorize Terry Danchuk and one other Public Works employee to attend a Hydrant Workshop in Saskatoon on March 30, 2017 at a cost of expenses.

CARRIED

#206/17 Public Works Report:

Jordan – that we receive the Public Works Report as presented by Councillor Kucey.

CARRIED

#207/17 Adjourn:

Kucey– that we adjourn the meeting. (9:10 P.M).

CARRIED

Last modified: March 28, 2017