Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – NOVEMBER 21, 2013

November 26, 2013

Call to Order:

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

#683/13 Minutes:

Boylak – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of November 7, 2013 as circulated.
CARRIED

#684/13 Building Permit Applications:

Babey – that we approve the following Building Permit Application as per the approval of the Building Inspector:

#40/13 Wynyard Housing Authority – Demolish Garage – 508 Avenue B East – $5

CARRIED

Delegation: RCMP – Sgt. Terry Posnikoff (7:05 – 7:18 PM)

#685/13 Police Report:

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

CARRIED

#686/13 Vouchers:

Boylak – 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 #758 = $ 91.30
#848 to 879 = $97,722.63

Payroll Vouchers #551 to #570 = $19,474.31

CARRIED

#687/13 Advertise Landfill Rates:

Prystai – that we advertise the increased landfill rates effective January 1, 2014.

CARRIED

#688/13 Contract Garbage Pick up:

Jordan – that we refer the contract garbage pick up rate increase to the Public Works Committee.
CARRIED

#689/13 Sign Corridor Agreements:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to update the Sign Corridor Policy/Agreements.
CARRIED

#690/13 Early Office Closure:

Babey – that we authorize the early closing of the Town Office on December 24, 2013.
CARRIED

#691/13 Tax Enforcement:

Boylak – that we contract Western Municipal Tax Solutions to collect taxes on Roll #505108400.
CARRIED

#692/13 Suncorp Valuations:

Boylak – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to send the building and equipment valuations report to SUMAssure.
CARRIED

#693/13 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#694/13 Bylaw #32/13:

Babey – that Bylaw #32/13, known as the Dog and Cat Bylaw, be introduced and read for the first time.
CARRIED

#695/13 Bylaw #32/13:

Jordan – that Bylaw #32/13 be read for a second time.

CARRIED

#696/13 Bylaw #32/13:

Boylak – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #32/13.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#697/13 Bylaw #32/13:

Prystai – that Bylaw #32/13 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

CARRIED

#698/13 Reports:

Jordan – that we receive the following Council Reports:

a) Complaints/Comments Report
b) Bank Reconciliation to October 31, 2013
c) Financial Statements to October 31, 2013
CARRIED

#699/13 Youth Representative Report:

Babey – that we receive the Youth Representative Report as presented by Jenna Townsend.
CARRIED

#700/13 Karakochuk’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#701/13 Water Plant and Reservoir Repairs:

Boylak – that authorize the Water Works Foreman to contract Municipal Services to repair the fire pump at the Water Distribution Plant and replace the protection valves at the Reservoir.
CARRIED

#702/13 Morrow’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#703/13 Curling Rink:

Jordan – that we purchase a satellite receiver and add a subscription service for the Curling Rink at a cost of about $300.
CARRIED

#704/13 Outdoor Rink:

Jordan – that we purchase a 250 foot flooding hose for the Outdoor Rink at a cost of approximately $340.
CARRIED

#705/13 Special Event Permit:

Jordan – that we approve a Special Event Permit for the Brewers Hockey Club recreation hockey tournament for the following dates and times:

Friday, November 29, 2013 6:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Saturday, November 30, 2013 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Sunday, December 1, 2013 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

CARRIED

#706/13 Stefanovic’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#707/13 Landfill Key Policy:

Prystai – that we refer the Refuse Bylaw Key Policy to the Public Works Committee.

CARRIED

#708/13 Rapid Growth Communities Meeting:

Prystai – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to attend the Rapid Growth Communities meeting in Humboldt on December 2, 2013 at a cost of expenses.

CARRIED

#709/13 Receive Correspondence:

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

CARRIED

#710/13 Mayor’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#711/13 Boylak’s Report:

Babey – that we receive the Transportation report as presented by Councillor Boylak.

CARRIED

#712/13 Babey’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive the Environment & Health Report as presented by Councillor Babey.
CARRIED

#713/13 Adjourn:

Babey – that we adjourn the meeting (9:10 PM).
CARRIED

Call Back to Order:

Deputy Mayor Swinburnson called the meeting back to order at 9:26 PM.

#714/13 Cancel Council Meeting:

Boylak – that we cancel the December 5, 2013 Council Meeting.

CARRIED

#715/13 Adjourn:

Babey – that we adjourn the meeting (9:27 PM).
CARRIED

Last modified: November 26, 2013