Call to Order:
Mayor Czarnecki called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
Swinburnson – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of October 17, 2013 as circulated.
#643/13 Building Permit Applications:
Boylak – that we approve the following Building Permit Application as per the approval of the Building Inspector:
#39/13 Szydlowski Holdings – Construct Fire Escape – 101 Avenue B East – $210.00
#644/13 Business Licence Applications:
Babey – that we approve the following Business Licence Application:
#83/13 Kim Moore – Catering – $100
#645/13 Lottery Licence Applications:
Jordan – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Applications:
#14/13 Golden Acres Auxiliary – Elaine Greenshields – Raffle – $5.00
#15/13 Wynyard Monarchs Hockey Club – Warren Lorenz – Raffle – $5.00
#16/13 Sacred Heart Rectory – Diane Syrota – Raffle – $5.00
Delegation: Saskatoon Health Region – Wayne Nogier (7:01 – 7:40 PM)
Mayor Czarnecki and Councillor Boylak declare pecuniary interest and leave Council Chambers. (7:40 PM)
Councillor Swinburnson takes the chair.
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 #759 to #847 = $142,702.59
Visa Auto Withdraw J.E. #12/13 = $ 235.40
Payroll Vouchers #511 to #530 = $ 19,686.74
#531 to #550 = $ 19,808.83
Mayor Czarnecki and Councillor Boylak returns to Council Chambers. (7:42 PM)
Mayor Czarnecki resumes chair.
#647/13 Golden Acres:
Babey – that we authorize lending eight round tables to Golden Acres for the period of November 29 to December 10, 2013.
#648/13 Employee Benefits:
Boylak – that we waive the SUMA benefits waiting period for Derek Melsted.
#649/13 Scotiabank GIC:
Swinburnson – that we renew the Scotiabank GIC for a six-month term at 1.33 per cent.
#650/13 Tax Enforcement:
Boylak – that we remove Roll #505018750, 505019650 and 505102900 from the Tax Enforcement List as sufficient arrears have been paid.
#651/13 Chorneyko’s Report:
Swinburnson – that we receive Chief Administrative Officer Chorneyko’s report as presented.
#652/13 Bylaw #27/13:
Babey – that Bylaw #27/13, known as the Refuse Bylaw, be introduced and read for the first time.
#653/13 Bylaw #27/13:
Jordan – that Bylaw #27/13 be read for a second time.
#654/13 Bylaw #27/13:
Swinburnson – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #27/13.
#655/13 Bylaw #27/13:
Boylak – that Bylaw #27/13 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.
#656/13 Bylaw #33/13:
Swinburnson – that Bylaw #33/13, known as the Water and Sewer Utility Management Bylaw, be introduced and read for the first time.
#657/13 Bylaw #33/13:
Boylak – that Bylaw #33/13 be read for a second time.
#658/13 Bylaw #33/13:
Babey – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #33/13.
#659/13 Bylaw #33/13:
Jordan – that Bylaw #33/13 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.
#660/13 Bylaw #34/13:
Swinburnson – that Bylaw #34/13, known as the Water and Sewer Rates Bylaw, be introduced and read for the first time.
#661/13 Bylaw #34/13:
Boylak – that Bylaw #34/13 be read for a second time.
#662/13 Bylaw #34/13:
Babey – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #34/13.
#663/13 Bylaw #34/13:
Jordan – that Bylaw #34/13 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.
Babey – that we receive the following Council Reports:
a) Complaints/Comments Report
b) Bank Reconciliation to September 30, 2013
#665/13 Wireless Internet:
Boylak – that we authorize the Director of Leisure Services to install WiFi at the Arena.
#666/13 SPRA Board Nomination:
Jordan – that we authorize the Director of Leisure Services to run for the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association Board, and if elected we consider these duties to be part of his Town duties.
#667/13 Stefanovic’s Report:
Jordan – that we receive Director of Leisure Services Stefanovic’s report as presented.
#668/13 FCM Membership:
Boylak – that we approve payment of the 2014 Federation of Canadian Municipalities membership in the amount of $460.08.
#669/13 Land Sale:
Boylak – that we agree to sell Lot 3, Block V, Plan 102090619 to JD Properties Corp. at a price of $6,400.00 plus appropriate costs.
#670/13 Mobile Home:
Boylak – that as recommended by Leblanc Building Inspections, we inform the owner of the mobile home located at Lot 7, Block 101, Plan 77H09675 that the trailer will have to be brought up to code before it is allowed to be moved to the new RMH zoned area.
Swinburnson – that we approve the subdivision of Block Q, Plan 102105649 and reply to the Ministry of Government Relations stating the following:
a) there are no land uses in the vicinity that would be incompatible with the intended use of the proposed sites, or any site conditions that make the land unsuitable for the intended use.
b) there are no facilities that could be affected by the proposed development.
c) that there are no requirements of the applicant
#672/13 SAMA Certificate of Confirmation:
Jordan – that we acknowledge receipt of SAMA’s Certificate of Confirmation for the Town’s 2013 Assessment Roll.
Babey – that we refer the letter from Williams & Sons Excavating to Town Superintendent Karakochuk.
#674/13 Receive Correspondence:
Czarnecki – that we receive and file the correspondence as per the list attached hereto.
#675/13 New Year’s Levee:
Jordan – that we authorize Mayor Czarnecki to host the 2014 New Year’s Levee.
#676/13 Cell Phone Allowance:
Jordan – that we implement a yearly cell phone allowance for Council at a rate of $150 for Councillors and $250 for the Mayor.
#677/13 Mayor’s Report:
Czarnecki – that we receive Mayor Czarnecki’s report as presented.
#678/13 Boylak’s Report:
Swinburnson – that we receive the Transportation report as presented by Councillor Boylak.
#679/13 Babey’s Report:
Boylak – that we receive the Environment & Health Report as presented by Councillor Babey.
#680/13 Bereavement Policy:
Babey – that we update the Bereavement and Illness policy as follows:
BEREAVEMENT Mayor, Alderman (Present & Past) – Wreath, Gift, or Donation
Employees and Superannuates ($100.00 – $120.00)
All donations to be made to the charity of choice
Immediate Family – Gift or Donation
Between $50.00 – $75.00
Current Mayor, Alderman & Employees -Fruit/Candy Basket or Gift
(after two weeks or discretion of Council) ($30.00 – $50.00)
#681/13 Swinburnson’s Report:
Swinburnson – that we receive the General Government Report as presented by Councillor Swinburnson.
Babey – that we adjourn the meeting (10:40 PM).