Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – MAY 2, 2013

May 3, 2013

Call to Order:

Mayor Czarnecki called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

#283/13 Minutes:

Kucey – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of April 4, 2013 as circulated.


#284/13 Business Licence Applications:

Swinburnson – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#64/13 Layered Delights – c/o WCHS-Emily Faye – Layered Baking Ingredients – $25
#65/13 PURUS – c/o WCHS – Kelsey Jordan – Bath Products – $25
#66/13 Daniel Lawrence – Computer Services – $50
#67/13 Cutting Edge Mechanical – Contractor – $200
#68/13 Wynyard Electric – Mark Wasylynka – Electrician – $100


#285/13 Building Permit Applications:

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

#9/13 Wayne/Joede Zemlak – Demolish House – 207-3rd Street East – $5
#10/13 Blackjack’s – Demolish Building – 317 South Service Road – $5
#11/13 Karrie Prisiak – Build Deck – 213 – 9th Street East – $25


#286/13 Vouchers:

Jordan – 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 #237 to #275 = $128,068.77

Payroll Vouchers #126 to #142 = $16,502.66

#287/13 Wynyard Library Board:

Boylak – that we appoint Margaret Melsted, Dianne Rhodes and Jean Morrow to the Wynyard Library Board.

#288/13 Traffic Bylaw Infractions:

Boylak – that we send letters to the parties who have equipment on the street or Public Reserve off 9th Street East to inform them that they are in violation of the Traffic Bylaw.

#289/13 Reports:

Kucey – that we receive the following Council Reports:

a) Complaints/Comments Report

#290/13 Provincial Disaster Assistance Program:

Boylak – that we notify the public about the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program by placing a notice at the Post Office and on our website.

#291/13 Wynyard Golf Club Grant:

Jordan – that we pay the Wynyard Golf Club $5,000 grant as per budget.


#292/13 CPR/AED Course:

Prystai – that we approve the Chief Administrative Officer to attend a CPR/AED training session at a cost of $90.

#293/13 Civic Centre Tables:

Babey – that we authorize the purchase of 15 – 6’ poly tables at a cost of $1,000.


#294/13 Mill Rate Factor and Minimum Tax Bylaw:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a bylaw to set the Mill Rate Factors at 0.75 for residential properties and 1.625 for commercial properties; and to set the Minimum Tax at $1,100 for residential properties, with $300 assigned to the land portion, and $1,200 for commercial properties, with $400 assigned to the land portion.

#295/13 Uniform Mill Rate:

Czarnecki – that we set the Uniform Mill Rate for 2013 at 15 mills.


#296/13 Chorneyko’s Report:

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


Delegation: Harry Lalach (8:00 – 8:25 PM) concerning the Pleasantview Cemetery issue.

#297/13 Increased Landfill Hours:

Swinburnson – that, to facilitate spring cleanup, we authorize opening the landfill from Tuesday – Saturday from 12:30 – 4:30 PM for the month of May and advertise the same in the Wynyard Advance.

#298/13 Karakochuk’s Report:

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


#299/13 Arrowhead Motor Inn Water Meter:

Kucey – that we supply and install a 2” water meter at the Arrowhead Motor Inn.


#300/13 Morrow’s Report:

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


#301/13 Summer Staff:

Prystai – that we approve hiring the summer staff as per the seasonal staff report attached hereto.

#302/13 Work Scheduling Software:

Swinburnson – that we subscribe to the “When to Work” software for the summer staff scheduling at a cost of $80.

#303/13 Stefanovic’s Report:

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


#304/13 Pleasantview Cemetery Grant:

Swinburnson – that we approve the request for the $8,500 grant to the Pleasantview Cemetery Board.

#305/13 Recreation & Parks Month:

Jordan – that we declare June as “Recreation and Parks” month.


#306/13 Government Services Caretaker Position:

Prystai – that we give notice of termination of contract for the Government Services Building caretaker and advertise to fill the position.


#307/13 Sale of lot:

Boylak – that we accept the offer from Tayler Jordan to purchase Lot 11, Block G, Plan 102116595 at a cost of $5,880 GST included.

#308/13 WCHS Yearbook Sponsor:

Babey – that we authorize a patron sponsorship for the WCHS Yearbook at a cost of $80.


#309/13 Receive Correspondence:

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


#310/13 Mayor’s Report:

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


#311/13 Boylak’s Report:

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


#312/13 Babey’s Report:

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

#313/13 Jordan’s Report:

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

#314/13 General Government Report:

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

#315/13 Adjourn:

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

Last modified: May 3, 2013