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Town Council Minutes – MAY 17, 2012

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Call to Order:

Mayor Armstrong called the meeting to order at 7:15 PM.

#359/12 Minutes:

Lamb – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of May 3, 2012 as circulated.
CARRIED

#360/12 Business Licence Applications:

Kucey – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#67/12 Dunn-Rite Contracting – Roger Bolt – Jobber – $50

#68/12 Stan’s Roofing – Roofing – $100
CARRIED

#361/12 Building Permit Applications:

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

#11/12 Tom Prime – Wynyard Planning District – Basement & RTM – N/A
CARRIED

#362/12 Lottery Licence Applications:

Lamb – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Applications:

#7/12 Rustriders Car Club – Lorne Smith – Raffle – $5

#10/12 Wynyard Senior citizens Co-operative – Bill Doidge – Raffle – $5
CARRIED

Delegation: RCMP – Sgt. Terry Posnikoff – 7:16 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. – Police Report for April, 2012 presented by Sgt. Terry Posnikoff.

#363/12 RCMP Report:

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

#364/12 Food Bank Upgrades:

Lendzyk – that we pay to replace the flooring at the Food Bank at a cost of approximately $2,700.
CARRIED

#365/12 Civic Centre Equipment:

Lamb – that we purchase a weed trimmer for the Civic Centre at a cost of approximately $150.
CARRIED

#366/12 Town Investment – GIC:

Kostyk– that we renew the Town of Wynyard Scotiabank GIC at a rate of 1.46% for a six month locked term.
CARRIED

#367/12 Community Event Permit:

Lamb – that we approve a Community Event Permit for the Wynyard Blues Fastball Club ball tournament at the sportsgrounds for the following day and time:

Sunday, May 20, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
CARRIED

#368/12 Nursing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Recertification:

Lendzyk – that we allow free use of the Fire Hall Clubroom for a nursing CPR recertification course on June 4, 2012.
CARRIED

#369/12 Chorneyko’s Report:

Lamb – that we receive Town Administrator Chorneyko’s report as presented.
CARRIED

#370/12 Karakochuk’s Report:

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

#371/12 Morrow’s Report:

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

#372/12 Recreation Director Assistant:

Lamb – that we increase the Assistant Recreation Director’s wage by $1.50/hour.
CARRIED

#373/12 Parks & Recreation Month:

Lamb – that we declare the month of June as Parks & Recreation month.
CARRIED

#374/12 Wynyard Curling Rink:

Lamb – that, in order to renew the sport of curling, we hire Stevenson’s Refrigeration to re-build our Curling Rink ice plant at a cost of $78,500 plus GST. CARRIED

#375/12 Wynyard Memorial Arena Chiller:

Lamb – that we purchase a new chiller for the arena, from Stevenson’s Refrigeration, at a cost of $69,500 plus GST installed.
CARRIED

#376/12 Wynyard Minor Ball Batting Cage:

Lamb – that we refer the Wynyard Minor Ball batting cage purchase to the Budget Committee for 2013 considerations.
CARRIED

#377/12 LED Sign Supply:

Kostyk – that we refer the LED Sign Supply Community Event Sign information to the General Government Committee.
CARRIED

#378/12 “Kin in the Park”:

Lamb – that we run the “Kin in the Park” event in conjunction with Senior’s Week June 25 – 29, 2012.
CARRIED

#379/12 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Course:

Lamb – that we authorize five lifeguards to be trained in CPR at a cost of $175 per person as part of the $200 per year allocation for certifications.
CARRIED

#380/12 Stefanovic’s Report:

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

#381/12 RCMP Clerical Employee:

Lendzyk – that we authorize Mayor Armstrong to sign the RCMP Memorandum of Understanding to continue the employment of the RCMP municipal clerical employee.
CARRIED

#382/12 Lure of the Lakes:

Armstrong – that we approve the Lure of the Lakes ad at a cost of $300.
CARRIED

#383/12 Receive Correspondence:

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

#384/12 50 Years in Business:

Lamb – that we purchase a frame for a certificate to honor Alfred Malinowski on fifty years of being in the lumber business in Wynyard.
CARRIED

#385/12 Mayor’s Report:

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

#386/12 LED Sign Proposal:

Boylak – that, in regards to the LED Sign proposal for third party advertising, we inform the company that we would approve the sign, we would advertise on the sign, but state that we do not have land available on which to place such a sign.
CARRIED

#387/12 Western Municipal Tax Solutions:

Boylak – that we authorize the Town Administrator to sign the Western Municipal Tax Solutions Engagement Letters to proceed with tax enforcement on Lot 1, Block A, Plan 81H04949 and on Lot 11, Block 4, Plan Q7104.
CARRIED

#388/12 Western Municipal Tax Solutions:

Boylak – that we instruct the Town Administrator to create a bylaw to authorize placement of Western Municipal Tax Solutions fees onto the tax roll of Lot 1, Block A, Plan 81H04949.
CARRIED

#389/12 Western Municipal Tax Solutions:

Boylak – that we instruct the Town Administrator to create a bylaw to authorize placement of Western Municipal Tax Solutions fees on the tax roll of Lot 11, Block 4, Plan Q7104.
CARRIED

#390/12 Community Garden Plots:

Lamb – that we instruct the Town Administrator and/or the Town Superintendent to have land located along Avenue A East between 4th Street East and 6th Street East prepared for future community garden plots.
CARRIED

#391/12 General Government Committee Report:

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

#392/12 Wynyard Co-operative Group 100th Year Celebrations:

Lamb – that we authorize the Wynyard Co-operative Group use of the Wynyard Memorial Arena as an inclement weather backup for their 100th Year Celebrations.
CARRIED

#393/12 Lendzyk’s Report:

Kostyk – that we receive the Protection Report as presented by Councillor Lendzyk.
CARRIED

#394/12 Complaints/Comments Report:

Lamb – that we receive the Complaints/Comments Report to May 17, 2012 as presented.
CARRIED

#395/12 Bank Reconciliation & Financial Statements:

Kucey – that we receive the Bank Reconciliation and Financial Statements to April 30, 2012 as presented.
CARRIED

Councillors Boylak and Lamb declare pecuniary interest and leave Council Chambers.

#396/12 Vouchers:

Lendzyk – 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 #281 to #314 = $31,032.41

#315 to #320 = $ 1,025.00

Payroll Vouchers #149 to #174 = $19,469.67
CARRIED

Councillors Boylak and Lamb return to Council Chambers.

#397/12 Bylaw #8/12:

Boylak – that Bylaw #8/12, a Bylaw to Add Western Municipal Tax Solutions Fees to Tax Roll Pertaining to Certain Lands, be introduced and read for the first time.
CARRIED

#398/12 Bylaw #8/12:

Lamb – that Bylaw #8/12 be read for a second time.
CARRIED

#399/12 Bylaw #8/12:

Lendzyk – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #8/12.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#400/12 Bylaw #8/12:

Kostyk – that Bylaw #8/12 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.
CARRIED

#401/12 Bylaw #9/12:

Kucey – that Bylaw #9/12, A Bylaw to add Certain Amounts Owing to the Town to the Tax Roll Pertaining to Certain Lands, be introduced and read for the first time.
CARRIED

#402/12 Bylaw #9/12:

Boylak – that Bylaw #9/12 be read for a second time.
CARRIED

#403/12 Bylaw #9/12:

Boylak – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #9/12.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#404/12 Bylaw #9/12:

Lendzyk – that Bylaw #9/12 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.
CARRIED

#405/12 Adjourn:

Boylak – that we adjourn the meeting (10:16 PM).
CARRIED