Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – OCTOBER 3, 2013

October 7, 2013

Call to Order:

Mayor Czarnecki called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM.

#579/13 Minutes:

Swinburnson – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of September 5, 2013 as circulated.

Delegation: RCMP Constable Jim Floyd (7:06 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.)

#580/13 Police Report:

Babey – that we receive the RCMP Report as presented by Cst. Jim Floyd.


#581/13 Building Permit Applications:

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

#33/13 Enver Imeri – Construct Attached Garage – 516 – 6th Street East – $304.32
#34/13 Marcco Maksymytz – Construct Ramp – 309 – 2nd Street West – $25
#35/13 Tayler Jordan – Construct Deck – 611 – Avenue A West – $25
# 37/13 & #38/13 – Lorne Hall – Construct Two Decks – 504 – 9th Street East – $50


#582/13 Vouchers:

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 #686 to #721 = $130,077.16

Payroll Vouchers #470 to #490 = $19,961.86

#583/13 Tax Enforcement:

Boylak – that we remove the tax lien on Roll #505017150 as the tax arrears have been paid.

#584/13 Tax Enforcement:

Boylak – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to proceed with issuing the 30-day notice on Roll #505108400.

#585/13 Wynyard Memorial Airport Board:

Kucey – that we appoint Forrest Pederson to the Wynyard Memorial Airport Board.


#586/13 Street Closure:

Boylak – that we temporarily close off Bosworth Street in front of the Scotiabank on October 11, 2013 for a Wynyardigans Daycare fundraising event.


#587/13 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

#588/13 Reports:

Kucey – that we receive the following Council Reports:

a) Complaints/Comments Report
b) Bank Reconciliation to August 31, 2013

#589/13 Greer Street Base Work:

Boylak – that we hire Williams & Sons Excavating Ltd. To perform the base work on
Greer Street and Rotzien Avenue at an estimated cost of $146,700 plus taxes.


#590/13 Karakochuk’s Report:

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


#591/13 Morrow’s Report:

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


#592/13 Curling Rink Markers:

Jordan – that we purchase four regular jet ice house markers for the Curling Rink at a cost of $300 each.

#593/13 Recreation Department Employee:

Jordan – that we hire Ashley Eccles as a full-time recreation department employee at his current rate of pay.

#594/13 Arena Ice Rental Rates:

Swinburnson – that, as recommended by the Arena Board, we set the ice rental rates as follows:

a) Minor Hockey and Skating Club – $42.50 per hr
b) Commercial Hockey – $68.00 per hr
c) Monarchs – 40% of gate capped at $8,500.00
d) In Town Users – $80.00 per hr
e) Out of Town Users – $100.00 per hr
f) Weekend User Fee – $650.00
g) Off Season User Fee – $350.00

#595/13 Arena Caretaker:

Babey – that, as recommended by the Arena Board, we hire Dale Johnston as the 2013/2014 Arena Caretaker at a rate of $3,700/month and $123.33 per day for extra days.


#596/13 Arena Canteen Tender:

Jordan – that, as recommended by the Arena Board, we accept Angie Madigan’s tender for the Arena Canteen in the amount of $300/month.

#597/13 Groupex:

Jordan – that we sign up with Groupex, a concession purchasing company, at a rate of $105 for the first year and $200 per year thereafter.

#598/13 Wynyard Regional Park:

Czarnecki – that, as recommended by Director of Leisure Services Stefanovic, we no longer obtain accreditation for the Regional Park in the Saskatchewan Regional Parks Association and promote the site as the Wynyard and District Campground.


#599/13 SPRA Conference:

Boylak – that we authorize Director of Leisure Services Stefanovic to attend the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association conference on October 24-26, 2013 at a cost of $300 plus expenses.

#600/13 Multi-purpose Arena Proposal:

Jordan – that we instruct Director of Leisure Services Stefanovic to proceed with the new multi-purpose arena proposal with the idea that it will be built at the Sportsgrounds.


#601/13 Arena Project Fundraising:

Boylak – that we hire DCG Philanthropic Services Inc. as the fundraising body for the new multi-purpose arena project and proceed with Phase One at a cost of $61,800.


#602/13 Stefanovic’s Report:

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


#603/13 Light Up Wynyard:

Swinburnson – that we authorize the Mayor to host the Light Up Wynyard event on December 4, 2013.

#604/13 SUMAssure:

Babey – that we authorize the payment of SUMAssure 2013/14 insurance premium in the amount of $44,809.

#605/13 Receive Correspondence:

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


#606/13 Musical Organ Donation:

Swinburnson – that we accept Forrest and Hilda Pederson’s offer to donate their musical organ to the Town.

#607/13 Fire Prevention Proclamation:

Kucey – that we authorize the Mayor to issue a proclamation for Fire Prevention Week.


#608/13 Mayor’s Report:

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


#609/13 Swinburnson’s Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive the General Government report presented by Councillor Swinburnson.

#610/13 Babey’s Report:

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

#611/13 Adjourn:

Babey – that we adjourn the meeting (9:55 PM).

Last modified: October 7, 2013