Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – MAY 16, 2013

May 18, 2013

Call to Order:

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

#316/13 Minutes:

Boylak – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of May 2, 2013 as circulated.

CARRIED

Delegation: Stantec (7:06 p.m.-7:25 p.m.) – First Potash Ventures Presentation – Muskowekwan Project

Delegation: RCMP – Cst. Ashley Hatch (7:25 p.m. – 7:32 p.m.)

#317/13 Police Report:

Babey – that we receive the RCMP Report as presented by Cst. Ashley Hatch.

#318/13 Building Permit Applications:

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

#4/13 Terry Fazakas – Renovate & Add Covered Deck – 401-4th Street East – $247.72
#8/13 Dedrik Senft – Build Garage & Move Modular Home: 301 Teskey Crescent – $863.26
#12/13 Walter Lalach – Build Carport – 506 Avenue B East – $201.09
#14/13 Farmland Legacies (Duane Guina) – 100 Bosworth Street – $184.25

CARRIED

#319/13 Lottery Licence Applications:

Jordan – that we approve the following lottery licence applications:

#9/13 Shades of Pink – Karen Lorenz – Raffle – $5][

CARRIED

Councillor Boylak declares pecuniary interest and leaves Council Chambers (7:34 p.m.)

#320/13 Vouchers:

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

General Vouchers #276 to #312 = $64,134.27

Payroll Vouchers #143 to #161 = $17,938.97
CARRIED
Councillor Boylak returns to Council Chambers (7:35 p.m.)

#321/13 Youth Representative Report:

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

#322/13 Reports:

Prystai– that we receive the following Council Reports:

a) Complaints/Comments Report
b) Financial Statement to April 30, 2013
CARRIED

#323/13 Removal of Tax Lien:

Prystai – that we remove the tax lien on Roll #505113650 as sufficient taxes have been paid.
CARRIED

#324/13 Abandoned Trailer Seizure:

Prystai – that we seize the abandoned trailer at 316 Goodman Avenue as per Section 406 of The Municipalities Act and that we place the trailer up for sale by tender.

CARRIED

#325/13 Pianos for Tender:

Boylak – that we place for sale by tender the pianos located at the Civic Centre.

CARRIED

#326/13 Provincial Disaster Application Program:

Czarnecki – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to apply to PDAP for designation as a program eligible relief area.

CARRIED

Councillor Kucey declares pecuniary interest and removes himself from debating and voting.

#327/13 Local Library Board:

Czarnecki – that we appoint Pat Kucey to the Local Library Board.

CARRIED

#328/13 Civic Centre Tables:

Kucey – that we advertise for the sale of the four foot wood tables located at the Civic Centre Auditorium.

CARRIED

#329/13 New Arena Revitalization Committee:

Boylak – that we send a letter to the new Arena Revitalization Committee asking for a status update on their group and request that the Committee and the Town work closely together to fundraise for a new arena.

CARRIED

#330/13Pest Control Officers:

Czarnecki – that we appoint Vern Whalen and Laverne Popadynetz as Pest Control Officers for the Town of Wynyard.

CARRIED

#331/13 Tax Levy:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a bylaw for tax discounts and penalties as follows;
Discounts: 6% if paid by June 30
5% if paid by July 31
4% if paid by August 31
2% if paid by September 30
Penalties 10% on arrears unpaid as of December 31

CARRIED

#332/13 Dental Building:

Swinburnson – that we hire ProVac to clean the furnace ducts at the Dental Building at a cost of $455 plus $8/register.

CARRIED

#333/13 Pleasantview Cemetery:

Prystai – that we invite the R.M. of Big Quill and the Pleasantview Cemetery Board to a meeting to discuss cemetery issues.

CARRIED

#334/13 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

CARRIED

Youth Representative Townsend leaves Council Chambers (8:45 p.m.)

#335/13Bylaw #28/13:

Boylak – that Bylaw #28/13, 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

#336/13 Bylaw #28/13:

Babey – that Bylaw #28/13 be read for a second time.

CARRIED

#337/13 Bylaw #28/13:

Kucey – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #28/13.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#338/13 Bylaw #28/13:

Prystai – that Bylaw #28/13 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

CARRIED

#339/13 Bylaw #29/13:

Prystai – that Bylaw #29/13, 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

#340/13 Bylaw #29/13:

Swinburnson – that Bylaw #29/13 be read for a second time.

CARRIED

#341/13 Bylaw #29/13:

Kucey – that we proceed with a third reading of Bylaw #29/13.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#342/13 Bylaw #29/13:

Czarnecki – that Bylaw #29/13 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

CARRIED

#343/13 Landfill & Coulee Cleanup:

Babey – that we hire Lonestar Oilfield Contracting (Harvey Linnen) to perform clean-up work at the landfill and the coulee.
CARRIED

#344/13 Landfill Fence:

Babey – that we hire Nordic Industries to complete the fence installation at the landfill.

CARRIED

#345/13 Block G & Block F Water & Sewer Services:

Kucey – that we hire KC Ventures to install the water and sewer services to Lots 11-16, Block G, Plan 102116595 and Block F, Plan BK1568 at a cost of $23,950.

CARRIED

#346/13 Karakochuk’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#347/13 Morrow’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#348/13 Adobe Photoshop Licences:

Kucey – that we purchase two Adobe Photoshop licences at a cost of approximately $300.

CARRIED

#349/13 Aquafit Belts:

Jordan – that we purchase twenty aquafit belts for the Swimming Pool at a cost of $900.

CARRIED

#350/13 Landscaping Bricks:

Swinburnson – that we purchase bricks from the Wynyard Co-op for landscaping purposes at a cost of approximately $500.

CARRIED

#351/13 Stefanovic’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#352/13 Municipal Reserve:

Swinburnson – that we deny the request from the Wynyard Co-op to use the north part of the municipal reserve land for equipment display purposes.

CARRIED

#353/13 Water & Sewer Installation Tender:

Boylak – that, as recommended by Catterall & Wright, we award the water and sewer installation tender on Avenue H and 9th Street East to Ed’s Contracting at a cost of $261,785.
CARRIED

#354/13 Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers:

Prystai – that we donate $200 to Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers.

CARRIED

#355/13 Receive Correspondence:

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

CARRIED

#356/13 Mayor’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#357/13 Zoning Bylaw Amendment:

Boylak – that we deny the request from the owners of Lot 7, Block G, Plan 63H07280 to amend the Zoning Bylaw by reducing the side yard minimum from 1.2 meters to 0.75 meters.

CARRIED

#358/13 Sewer Hook Up Rate:

Kucey – that we set a sewer hook up rate at $3,000 per hook up for any user that requires hooking up to the 200 meters of sewer mains being installed on Avenue H East.

CARRIED

#359/13 Property Pin Waiver Form:

Boylak – that we create a policy whereby anyone wishing to have a property pin locate must sign a “Property Pin Waiver Form”, as attached hereto, and that we set a fee for property pin locates at $25.

CARRIED

#360/13 Joint Public Works/ General Government Report:

Boylak – that we receive the Joint Public Works/General Government Meeting Report as presented by Councillors Boylak, Kucey, & Babey.

CARRIED

#361/13 Council Meeting Cancellation Dates:

Prystai – that we cancel the July 4, 2013 & August 1, 2013 Council Meetings and that we give notice of these cancellations.
CARRIED

#362/13 General Government Report:

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

CARRIED

#363/13 Rental Agreement Termination:

Boylak – that we terminate the rental agreement with the owner of Lot 8, Block 24, Plan BD498 and demand immediate removal of items.

CARRIED

#364/13 Lot Clean Up Letters:

Boylak – that we send letters to the owners of Lot 8, Block 24, Plan BD498; Lot 7, Block 220, Plan 76H1382; and Lot 17-18, Block 21, Plan R1669 to clean up their properties.

CARRIED

#365/13 Lot 36, Block 10, Plan 99H08143:

Boylak – that we place tenders in The Wynyard Advance Gazette to demolish Lot 36, Block 10, Plan 99H08143.

CARRIED

#366/13 Boylak’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#367/13 Babey’s Report:

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

#368/13 Jordan’s Report:

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

#369/13 General Government Report:

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

#370/13 Adjourn:

Babey – that we adjourn the meeting (10:31 PM).
CARRIED

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