Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – OCTOBER 15, 2019

October 18, 2019

Call to Order:

Mayor Boylak called the meeting to order at 6:59 PM.

#678/19 Minutes:

Swinburnson – that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of October 1,
2019 as circulated.
CARRIED
#679/19 Building Permit Applications:

Kucey – that we approve the following Building Permit Applications:

#23/19 Esso Sign Permit – Five Star Permits – No Charge
CARRIED

Mayor Boylak and Councillor Kostyk declare conflict of interest due to a financial interest and leave Council Chambers at 7:00 p.m. Deputy Mayor Karakochuk assumes the Chair.

#680/19 Vouchers:

Jordan – 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 #5121 & #5172 = $ 1,329.16

CARRIED

Mayor Boylak and Councillor Kostyk return to Council Chambers at 7:01 p.m. Mayor Boylak resumes the Chair.

#681/19 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 #5114 to #5115 = $ 46,803.37
#5116 to #5119 (Manual) = $ 36,805.14
#5120-#5171, #5173- #5175 = $ 230,277.05

Payroll Vouchers #5180 to #5207 = $ 28,275.98

CARRIED

Delegation: Dana Stefanson – The Art Nest – 7:02 p.m. – 7:12 p.m.

#682/19 The Art Nest Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive The Art Nest Report as presented by Dana Stefanson.

CARRIED

#682/19 Local Improvement #1/19 Construction Bylaw:

Kucey – that we instruct the CAO to create a bylaw to authorize the construction of a sidewalk with curb for Local Improvement #1/19.
CARRIED

#683/19 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

#684/19 Bylaw #35/19:

Kucey – that Bylaw #35/19, a Bylaw to Undertake the Construction of New Sidewalk as a Local Improvement, be introduced and read for the first time.

CARRIED
#685/19 Bylaw #35/19:

Karakochuk – that Bylaw #35/19 be read for a second time.

CARRIED
#686/19 Bylaw #35/19:

Swinburnson – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #35/19.

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#687/19 Bylaw #35/19:

Kostyk – that Bylaw #35/19 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

CARRIED
#688/19 Tax Enforcement – List of Land in Arrears:

Prystai – that we acknowledge the receipt of the 2019 List of Land in Arrears as Per Section 3(1) of The Tax Enforcement Act.
CARRIED

#689/19 Tax Enforcment – List of Land in Arrears:

Prystai – that, as allowed in Section 3 (3) of The Tax Enforcement Act, we remove from the List of Land in Arrears all properties in which the tax arrears do not exceed 50% of the previous year’s tax levy.
CARRIED

#690/19 Tax Enforcement – Tax Enforcement List:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to prepare and advertise the Tax Enforcement List as per Section 4 of The Tax Enforcement Act.

CARRIED

#691/19 Complaints & Comments Report:

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

CARRIED
#692/19 Financial Statements:

Kucey– that we receive the financial statements to September 30, 2019 as presented.

CARRIED

#692/19 Town Superintendent Report:

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

CARRIED

#693/19 Community Grant Program:

Jordan – that, as recommended by the Wynyard Recreation Board, we approve the Community Grant Program requests as per the list attached hereto.

CARRIED

#694/19 AMT Fitness:

Prystai– that we authorize Director of Leisure Services Anderson to negotiate a set rate for ATM Fitness to rent the Ukrainian Hall for fitness classes for a limited time basis.
CARRIED

Councillor Swinburnson declares conflict of interest due to a financial interest and leaves Council Chambers at 7:59 p.m.

#695/19 Curling Rink Caretaker:

Karakochuk – that we hire Tim Swinburnson as Curling Rink Caretaker at a rate of pay as per the document attached hereto.
CARRIED

Councillor Swinburnson returns to Council Chambers at 8:01 p.m.

#696/19 Anderson’s Report:

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

#697/19 Bylaw Enforcement Officer’s Report:

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

#698/19 Gas Tax Fund Agreement:

Kucey – that we authorize the Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer to sign the Ministry of Government Relations Municipal Gas Tax Fund Agreement amendment.

CARRIED

#699/19 SaskPower:

Prystai – that we approve the SaskPower proposal to provide a new power service to the Curling Rink at a cost of $527.27 plus applicable taxes.
CARRIED

#700/19 Lot 27-28, Block 2, Plan 99H09143:

Karakochuk – that we authorize a two-year full tax exemption for Lots 27-28, Block 2, Plan 99H09143 as per the Town of Wynyard’s Tax Incentive Policy.

CARRIED
#701/19 Correspondence:

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

#702/19 Mayor’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#703/19 Box Scraper & Tractor:

Karakochuk – that we refer the purchase of a box scraper and tractor to the 2020 budget.
CARRIED

#704/19 SARCAN “No Parking” Request:

Karakochuk – that we place a sign in front of the SARCAN walkway steps asking citizens to refrain from parking in that area.
CARRIED

#705/19 Water Management Bylaw:

Kucey – that we instruct the CAO to create a bylaw to amend the Water Management Bylaw by implementing a fee of $40 to resume the water service to those properties which had the service halted due to non-payment of utility invoices.
CARRIED
#706/19 Public Works Committee Report:

Kucey – that we receive the Public works Committee Report as presented by Councillor Karakochuk.
CARRIED

#707/19 Swinburnson’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#708/19 Prystai’s Report:

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

CARRIED
#709/19 Jordan’s Report:

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

CARRIED
#710/19 Adjourn

Kucey – that we adjourn the meeting. (8:39 p.m)

CARRIED

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