Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – NOVEMBER 5, 2019

November 22, 2019

Call to Order:

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

#714/19 Minutes:

Prystai– that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of October 15,
2019 as circulated.
CARRIED

#715/19 Building Permit Applications:

Kucey – that we approve the following Building Permit Applications:

#23/19 Ted Czarnecki – Construct Solarium – 303-9th Street East – $211.20
CARRIED

#716/19 Lottery Licence Applications:

Jordan – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Applications:

#14/19 Golden Acres Auxiliary – Elaine Greenshields – Raffle – $5
#15/19 St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Parish – Linda Yaskowich – Raffle – $5

CARRIED

#717/19 Business Licence Applications:

Swinburnson – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

#68/19 Hometown History Products (Memorabilia) – Walker Bolt – $25

CARRIED

Mayor Boylak and Councillor Kostyk declare conflict of interest due to a financial interest and leave Council Chambers at 7:01 p.m. Deputy Mayor Karakochuk assumes the Chair.

#718/19 Vouchers:

Prystai – that the following vouchers be approved for payment as recommended by the General Government Committee of Councillors Jordan and Prystai and attached hereto:

General Vouchers #5246 & #5260 = $ 2,174.43

CARRIED

Mayor Boylak and Councillor Kostyk return to Council Chambers 7:02 p.m. Mayor Boylak resumes the Chair.

#719/19 Vouchers:

Karakochuk – that the following vouchers be approved for payment as recommended by the General Government Committee of Mayor Boylak and Councillors Jordan, Kostyk and Prystai and attached hereto:

General Vouchers #5176 to #5179
#5208-#5211, #5239 (Manual) = $ 19,354.70
#5116 to #5119 (Manual) = $ 36,805.14
#5240-#5245, #5247-#5259,#5261-#5341 = $ 230,277.05
#5246 & #5260 = $ 2,174.43

Visa Auto Withdraw – November 5, 2019 = $ 3,123.09
Brandt Loan Payment – November 1, 2019 = $ 2,275.58

Payroll Vouchers #5212 to #5238 = $ 29,305.00

CARRIED

Delegation: Commissionaires South Saskatchewan – Dale Schulz, Kerry Rensby and Mary Scriver – 7:03 p.m. – 7:38 p.m.

#720/19 Commissionaires Report:

Kostyk – that we receive the Commissionaires Report as presented.

CARRIED
#721/19 Traffic Bylaw Amendment:

Prystai – that we refer amending the Traffic Bylaw to the Public Works Committee.

CARRIED

#722/19 Landfill Storage Request:

Kucey – that we allow Easy Bin Waste Removal to store unused refuse bins at the landfill.
CARRIED

#723/19 Chorneyko’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s Report as
presented.
CARRIED

#724/19 Bylaw #36/19:

Prystai – that Bylaw #36/19, a Bylaw to Authorize Special Assessment to Undertake Construction of New Curb & Gutter as a Local Improvement (#1-18), be introduced and read for the first time.
CARRIED

#725/19 Bylaw #36/19:

Jordan – that Bylaw #36/19 be read for a second time.

CARRIED

#726/19 Bylaw #36/19:

Kostyk – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #36/19.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#727/19 Bylaw #36/19:

Swinburnson– that Bylaw #36/19 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.
CARRIED

#728/19 Asset Management Policy:

Prystai – that we approve and adopt the Asset Management Policy for the Town of Wynyard as per the document attached hereto.
CARRIED

#729/19 Bylaw #37/19:

Kucey – that Bylaw #37/19, a Bylaw to Amend Bylaw #33/13 Known as the Water & Sewer Utility Management Bylaw, be introduced and read for the first time.

CARRIED

#730/19 Bylaw #37/19:

Karakochuk– that Bylaw #37/19 be read for a second time.

CARRIED

#731/19 Bylaw #37/19:

Swinburnson – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #37/19.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#732/19 Bylaw #37/19:

Kostyk – that Bylaw #37/19 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

CARRIED
#733/19 Complaints & Comments Report:

Kucey – that we receive the Complaints and Comments Report as presented.

CARRIED

#734/19 R.C.M.P. Report:

Kostyk– that we receive the R.C.M.P. Report as submitted.

CARRIED
#735/19 Cramer Place Water Break:

Karakochuk – that, as the service lines were recently repaired, we waive invoicing property owners for the repair of the October water break on Cramer Place.

CARRIED

#736/19 Inert Landfill Cell:

Kucey – that we authorize hiring Catterall and Wright to provide us with a quote for designing an inert cell at our landfill for taking construction material.

CARRIED
#737/19 Special Services Bus:

Swinburnson – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to apply for capital assistance through the Transit Assistance for People With Disabilities funding program to purchase a new Special Services Bus.
CARRIED

#738/19 Town Superintendent Report:

Kucey – that we receive Town Superintendent Reid’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

Mayor Boylak declares conflict of interest due to a financial interest and leaves Council Chambers at 8:30 p.m. Deputy Mayor Karakochuk assumes the Chair.

Mayor Boylak returns to Council Chambers at 8:32 p.m. and resumes the Chair.

#739/19 Co-operative Place:

Jordan – that we accept Cargill’s offer to sponsor the televisions at Co-operative Place at an amount of $17,000.
CARRIED

Councillor Swinburnson declares conflict of interest due to a financial interest and leaves Council Chambers at 8:57 p.m.

#740/19 Curling Ice Technician Level 1 Clinic:

Jordan – that we authorize Tim Swinburnson to attend a Curling Ice Technician Level 1 Clinic in Nipawin on November 9 & 10, 2019 at a cost of $262.50 plus expenses.
CARRIED

Councillor Swinburnson returns to Council Chambers at 8:58 p.m.

#741/19 Curling Rink Carpet:

Jordan– that we hire EC Carpet Cleaning to clean the Curling Rink carpets at a cost of $993.45.
CARRIED

#742/19 Anderson’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Director of Leisure Services Anderson’s Report as
presented.
CARRIED

#743/19 Bylaw Enforcement Officer’s Report:

Kostyk– that we receive the Bylaw Enforcement Officer’s Report as submitted by email.

CARRIED
#744/19 Deny Land Purchase Request:

Prystai – that we instruct the CAO to reply to the owners of Blocks R and S, Plan 102147803 denying the request for the Town to purchase land previously sold by the Town to the owner’s.
CARRIED

#745/19 Saskatchewan Housing Corporation Operating Loss:

Prystai – that, as per our agreement with Saskatchewan Housing Corporation, we authorize payment of the Town’s share of the 2018 operating loss in the amount of $426.96.
CARRIED

#746/19 Tax Incentive – Economic Development:

Karakochuk – that we authorize the CAO to offer to the owners of Block U, Plan 90H07440 a one-year tax exemption beginning in 2021 with a further two-year tax exemption upon an active business operation.
CARRIED

#747/19 BMO Agreement to Borrow:

Swinburnson – that we authorize the Mayor and CAO to sign the BMO Letter of Agreement to borrow $1,500,000 for the construction of a new arena and the letter listing the terms of payment of the loan.
CARRIED

#748/19 Correspondence:

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

CARRIED

#749/19 Mayor’s Report:

Karakochuk– that we receive the Mayor Boylak’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#750/19 Prystai’s Report:

Karakochuk – that we receive Councillor Prystai’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#751/19 Swinburnson’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Councillor Swinburnson’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#752/19 Karakochuk’s Report:

Prystai – that we receive Councillor Karakochuk’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#753/19 Kucey’s Report:

Prystai– that we receive Councillor Kucey’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#754/19 Adjourn

Kucey – that we adjourn the meeting. (9:40 p.m)

CARRIED

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