Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – OCTOBER 2, 2018

October 15, 2018

Call to Order:

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

#596/18 Minutes:

Prystai – that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of September 18, 2018 as circulated.
CARRIED

#597/18 Lottery Licence Applications:

Jordan – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Applications:

#17/18 St. Mary’s CWL – Sheila Hitchings – Raffle – $5

CARRIED

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

#598/18 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 #2943, #2974, #2951, #2957 = $ 1,677.66

CARRIED

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

#599/18 Vouchers:

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

General Vouchers #2913 – #2916 (Manual) = $ 2,416.77
#2915-#2950, #2952-#2956
#2958-#2973, #2974 = $1,112,357.39

Visa Auto Withdraw = $ 912.61

Payroll Vouchers #2976 to #2994 = $ 21,825.63

CARRIED
#600/18 Vendor Panel:

Prystai – that we renew the contract with Vendor Panel at a cost of $3,500 per year.

CARRIED

#601/18 Employee Group Benefits:

Swinburnson– that, in exchange for minor office work, we pay half the group benefits for DJ Peterson while she is on maternity leave.

CARRIED

#602/18 Repair Rate Charges:

Prystai– that we refer the issue of water and sewer service line repair charges to the Public Works Committee.
CARRIED

#603/18 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

#604/18 Complaints & Comments Report:

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

CARRIED
#605/18 Landfill Operator:

Prystai – that, as recommended by Town Superintendent Reid, we hire Kevin Arngrimson at a rate as per the Wage & Salary List attached hereto.

CARRIED

#606/18 Landfill Skid Shack Office:

Karakochuk – that we authorize purchasing a Sentag Trailer for the landfill office at a cost of $35,000 plus delivery.
CARRIED

607/18 Vis-à-Vis Site Cleanup:

Prystai – that we hire TLF Dirtworx to dispose of the hazardous debris behind the Vis-à-vis Building.
CARRIED

#608/18 Equipment Repairs:

Swinburnson – that we purchase a motor for the snow blade at a cost of $1,699.

CARRIED

#609/18 Town Superintendent and Water Works Reports:

Karakochuk – that we receive Town Superintendent and Water Works Reports as presented by Town Superintendent Reid.
CARRIED

#610/18 Arena Board Recommendations:

Jordan – that, as recommended by the Arena Board, we approve the 2018/19 user group rates, out of town/non-regular users, skating club non-prime time and prime time rates, tournament rates, arena sign board ads, and potential over 45 as per the list attached hereto.
CARRIED

#611/18 Senior Hockey Rates:

Jordan – that we set the 2019/20 senior hockey rates to be 40% of the gate capped at $7,500, with a minimum payment of $4,000.
CARRIED

#612/18 Arena Board Advertising Rates:

Jordan – that we set the new arena board advertising rates at $350 per year for the first year, which includes the lexan covering and the advertiser paying for the creation of the sign; and $250 per year for subsequent years.

CARRIED

#613/18 Anderson’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Director of Leisure Services Anderson’s Report as presented.
CARRIED
#614/18 EJC Dudley & Co.:

Prystai – that we authorize the Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer to sign the representation letter and engagement letter regarding the 2017 audit.

CARRIED

#615/18 Catterall & Wright:

Karakochuk – that we approve the Catterall & Wright engineering invoice for landfill design, in the amount of $46,416.51.
CARRIED

#616/18 Catterall & Wright:

Karakochuk – that we approve the Catterall & Wright engineering invoice for water main record drawings at a cost $1,633.64.
CARRIED

#617/18 Multi Material Stewardship Western:

Jordan – that we authorize the Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer to sign the renewal of the MMSW Agreement.
CARRIED

#618/18 Correspondence:

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

#619/18 Tri-Town Meeting:

Kucey – that we set the Tri-town Meeting for Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Civic Centre Auditorium at a cost of refreshments.

CARRIED
#620/18 Mayor’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#621/18 Swinburnson’s Report:

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

CARRIED
#622/18 Kostyk’s Report:

Swinburnson– that we receive Councillor Kostyk’s report as presented.

CARRIED

#623/18 Jordan’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#624/18 Karakochuk’s Report:

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

CARRIED
#625/18 Prystai’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#626/17 Kucey’s Report:

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

CARRIED
#627/18 Adjourn:

Kucey – that we adjourn the meeting. (8:37 P.M).

CARRIED

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