Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – MARCH 6, 2014

March 12, 2014

Call to Order:

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

#140/14 Minutes:

Babey – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of February 20, 2014 as circulated.

#141/14 Business Licence Applications:

Boylak – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#57/14 Kaufenberg Construction – Contractor – $90
#58/14 Lorne Robutka – Taxi Service – $25
#59/14 Lorne Robutka – Jobber – $45
#60/14 Dave Crook – Jobber – $50
#61/14 E.C. Carpet Cleaning – Carpet Cleaning – $50

#142/14 Lottery Licence Applications:

Jordan – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Application:

#2/14 Wynyard Monarchs – Raffle – $5

Councillor Boylak declares pecuniary interest and leaves Council Chambers. (7:05 PM)

#143/14 Vouchers:

Jordan – 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 #119 to #163 = $120,688.37

Payroll Vouchers #59 to #77 = $17,935.52


Councillor Boylak returns to Council Chambers. (7:07 PM)

Delegation: DCG Philanthropic (7:07 – 7:52 PM)

Delegation: Patty Melsted-Chabot (7:53 – 8:18 PM)

#144/14 Community Event Permit:

Jordan – that we approve issuing a Special Event Permit to the Wynyard Kinsmen for their annual Hometown Hockey Tournament for the following dates and times:

Friday, March 28, 2014 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Saturday, March 29, 2014 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, March 30, 2014 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM


#145/14 Dental Office Lease:

Swinburnson – that we send notice to terminate the lease for the Dental Office with Dr. Cameron Croll as per Section 11 Appendix “A” of the agreement.


#146/14 Dental Office Lease:

Prystai – that we enter into a lease agreement with Dr. Jamie Bumbac for the Dental Centre for up to a three year term with a renewal option, at the current rate being charged, with the lease rate being reviewed at the end of each term, and with an update to the termination clause.

#147/14 Dental Building Basement:

Czarnecki – that, in regards to the moisture conditions in the Dental Centre basement, we authorize hiring a third party to perform the clean up and repair of the basement.

#148/14 SARCAN Building:

Babey – that we hire Speedy’s Plumbing and Heating to replace the water heater at
the SARCAN building.

#149/14 Water Tank Deposits:

Boylak – that we make an accounting entry to remove the water tank deposits from our General Ledger by making a $3,300 adjustment in the 2013 fiscal year and the remainder in the 2014 fiscal year.

#150/14 Village of Dafoe Tax Enforcement:

Prystai – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to use the Town’s ISC account and some office supplies in order to assist the Village of Dafoe with tax enforcement and that the Village be invoiced for those costs.


#151/14 Chorneyko’s Report:

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


#152/14 Receive Reports:

Prystai – that we receive the following Council Reports as presented:
a) Complaints/Comments Report
b) Bank Reconciliation to January 31, 2014

#153/14 Townsend’s Report:

Boylak – that we receive the Youth Representative report as presented by Jenna Townsend.

#154/14 R.M. Garbage:

Boylak – that we refer the R.M. garbage bin issue to Public Works.


#155/14 Karakochuk’s Report:

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


#156/14 Chlorine Gas Cylinder Workshop:

Boylak – that we authorize Water Works Foreman Morrow to attend a Chlorine Gas Cylinder Workshop in Saskatoon on March 19, 2014 at a cost of $200.


#157/14 SWWA Workshop:

Boylak – that we authorize Town Superintendent Karakochuk and Water Works Foreman Morrow to attend the Saskatchewan Water and Wastewater workshop and golf tournament on May 29- 30, 2014 in Nipawin at a cost of approximately $200 each plus expenses.


#158/14 Morrow’s Report:

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


#159/14 Forever in Motion Training:

Jordan – that we authorize paying for five registrations to train Forever in Motion leaders at a cost of $175.00.

#160/14 Quill Lakes Advertising:

Swinburnson – that we authorize advertising in the Yellowhead IT tourism magazine at a cost of $757.25 plus GST and in See Scenic Saskatchewan at a cost of $552.50 plus GST.


#161/14 Landscape Applicator Course:

Swinburnson – that we authorize Ashley Eccles to attend the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association Landscape Applicator course in Humboldt on April 14-17, 2014 at a cost of $729.75 plus expenses.

#162/14 Stefanovic’s Report:

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


#163/14 2014 Fire Association Levy:

Prystai – that we authorize the payment of the 2014 Fire Association Levy in the amount of $35,420.00.


#164/14 Popowich Property:

Boylak – that we refer the letter from Carolann Berube regarding the Ken Popowich property to the General Government committee.

#165/14 Rotzien and Greer Road Project:

Boylak – that we award the tender for the Rotzien and Greer road project, as recommended by Catterall and Wright Consulting Engineers, to TLF Dirtworx at a cost of $222,065 plus possible contingencies.

#166/14 Meals on Wheels Resignation:

Boylak – that we receive Richard Cristiano’s resignation with regret.


#167/14 Meals on Wheels Contract:

Prystai – that we advertise to hire someone to deliver Meals on Wheels.


#168/14 RCMP Performance Plans:

Czarnecki – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to reply to the RCMP Annual Performance Plan stating that our priorities are traffic control, impaired driving, youth, drugs, prolific offenders and crime reduction strategies.


#169/14 Easements:

Swinburnson – that we remove Easement Int. Register #107837343 from Block E, Plan G92.

#170/14 UMAAS Workshop:

Babey – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to attend the UMAAS Labour Standards and WCB Workshop on April 17, 2014 in Yorkton at a cost of $80 plus expenses.

#171/14 UMAAS Convention:

Babey – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to attend the 2014 UMAAS Convention on June 3-6, 2014 in Saskatoon at a cost of $180 plus expenses.


#172/14 Receive Correspondence:

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


#173/14 Mayor’s Conference:

Swinburnson – that we authorize the Mayor to attend a Mayor’s Conference on March 21, 2014 in Lanigan at a cost of expenses.


#174/14 Mayor’s Report:

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


#175/14 Town Bulletin Board:

Czarnecki – that we authorize a regular “Town Bulletin Board” advertisement in the Wynyard Advance/Gazette on a monthly basis at a cost of $55 per advertisement.


#176/14 Jordan’s Report:

Babey – that we receive the Recreation report as presented by Councillor Jordan.


#177/14 Boylak’s Report:

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

#178/14 Babey’s Report:

Prystai – that we receive the Environment and Health Report as presented by Councillor Babey.

#179/14 Adjourn:

Swinburnson – that we adjourn the meeting (10:35 PM).

Last modified: March 12, 2014