Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – OCTOBER 6, 2020

December 17, 2020

Call to Order:

 

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

 

#474/20 Minutes:

 

Jordan – that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of September 15,

2020 as circulated.

CARRIED

 

#475/20 Business Licence Applications:

 

            Kucey – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:

 

#60/20 – Shirley Sonar – To Go Orders – $65

CARRIED

 

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

 

#476/20 Vouchers:

 

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

 

#7196 & #7210                                     = $      1,166.18

 

CARRIED

 

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

 

#477/20 Vouchers:

 

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

 

        

General Vouchers:

#7154-7159, 7192 (Manual)                             = $ 15,935.42

#7160 – replacement Chq. Cosmopolitan         = $      558.67

#7193-7195, #7197-7209, #7211-7247             = $267,362.26

 

Payroll Vouchers:

#7161-#7191                                                    = $    31,238.75

 

CARRIED

 

 

Delegation: Shay Arngrimson – Dog Park Proposal – 7:03 p.m to 7:21 p.m.

 

#478/20 Dog Park Proposal:

 

Kostyk – that we receive the Dog Park Proposal Report as presented by Shay Arngrimson.

CARRIED

 

Delegation: Dana Stefanson – Art Nest – 7:21 p.m. to 7:32 p.m.

 

#479/20 Art Nest Report:

 

Jordan – that we receive the Art Nest Report as presented by Dana Stefanson.

 

CARRIED

 

Delegation: Wayne Eeklema – Dog Park Opposition – 7:32 p.m. to 7:33 p.m.

 

$480/20 Dog Park Proposal Opposition:

 

Jordan – that we receive the report of people opposed to the proposed location as indicated in the Dog Park Proposal, as presented by Wayne Eeklema.

 

CARRIED

#481/20 “In-Camera”:

 

Karakochuk – that we halt the meeting and go “in-camera” (7:34 p.m.).

 

CARRIED

Mayor Boylak calls the meeting back to order (7:56 p.m.).

 

#482/20 Munisoft Municipal Software:

 

Swinburnson – that we authorize the CAO to purchase Munisoft Municipal Software as per budget.

CARRIED

 

#483/20 Tax Enforcement:

 

Kucey– that, as all taxes are paid, we remove the tax lien from Roll #505017700.

 

CARRIED

 

#484/20 Local Improvement Special Assessment Bylaw:

 

Kucey – that we instruct the CAO to create a Special Assessment Bylaw for the following Local Improvement:

 

Description of Work     Proposed

Number     or Service                     Location          From                  To

 

1-19          Replace 23.77            Avenue B East   Lot 16, Block 5,     Part of Lot 19,

metres of sidewalk                                Plan Q7104          Block 5, Plan Q7104

 

CARRIED

 

#485/20 Town Office Closure:

 

Jordan – that we authorize closing the Town Office at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020 for bereavement reasons.

CARRIED

# 486/20 CAO Chorneyko’s Report:

 

Kucey – that we receive CAO Chorneyko’s Report as presented.

 

CARRIED

#487/20 Lagoon Discharge Bylaw #7/20:

 

Kucey – that Bylaw #7/20, a bylaw to set a fee for discharging effluent into the Town’s Lagoon, be read for the third time, adopted and attached hereto.

 

CARRIED

#488/20 Bylaw #8/20:

 

Prystai – that Bylaw #8/20, a Bylaw to Authorize Special Assessment to Undertake Construction of new sidewalk as a Local Improvement (#1-19), be introduced and read for the first time.

CARRIED

#489/20 Bylaw #8/20:

 

            Swinburnson – that Bylaw #8/20 be read for a second time.

CARRIED

 

#490/20 Bylaw #8/20:

 

            Kostyk – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #8/20.

 

CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

 

#491/20 Bylaw #8/20:

 

Karakochuk – that Bylaw #8/20 be read a third time, adopted and attached hereto.

 

CARRIED

#492/20 Complaints/Comments:

 

Kucey – that we receive the Complaints/Comments list as attached hereto.

 

CARRIED

#493/20 RCMP Report:

 

Kostyk – that we receive the September 2020 RCMP Report as submitted by Sergeant Wlasichuk.

CARRIED

 

#494/20 Dredge Drainage Channel:

 

Kucey – that we hire Ungar Construction to dredge the drainage channel along the Sportsgrounds at a cost of approximately $1,500 plus applicable taxes.

 

CARRIED

#495/20 2009 Dodge Truck:

 

Kucey – that we place the Town’s 2009 Dodge Truck for sale.

 

CARRIED

 

#496/20 Town Superintendent’s Report:

 

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

 

CARRIED     

#497/20 Government Services Building:

 

Boylak – that we authorize placing the Government Services Building, located at 606 Greer Street, up for sale or lease.

CARRIED

 

#498/20 Community Grant Program:

 

Jordan – that we approve the distribution of Community Grant Program funds to the various groups as per the list attached hereto.

CARRIED

 

#499/20 Art Nest Program – CIF:

 

Jordan – that we agree to administer the Community Initiative Fund grant for the operation of the Art Nest Program.

CARRIED

 

#500/20 Curling Rink Carpets:

 

Jordan – that we hire EC Carpet Cleaning to clean the carpets at the Curling Rink at a cost of approximately $1,000.

CARRIED

 

 

Councillor Swinburnson declares a conflict of interest, due to a related party discussion, and leaves the Council Chambers at 8:57 p.m.

 

 

#501/20 Curling Rink Caretaker:

 

Prystai – that we advertise to fill the position of Curling Rink Caretaker for the 2020/21 season.

CARRIED

 

Councillor Swinburnson returns to Council Chambers at 8:59 p.m.

 

#502/20 Anderson’s Report:

 

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

CARRIED

 

#503/20 Bylaw Enforcement Officer Report:

 

Karakochuk– that we receive the Bylaw Enforcement Officer Report as submitted by email.

CARRIED

 

#504/20 Correspondence:

 

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

 

CARRIED

 

#505/20 Mayor Boylak’s Report:

 

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

 

#506/20 Councillor Prystai’s Report:

 

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

 

CARRIED

 

#507/20 Halloween Information:

 

Jordan – that we authorize distributing Safe Halloween posters and tip sheets.

 

CARRIED

 

#508/20 Councillor Jordan’s Report:

 

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

 

CARRIED

 

#509/20 Tree & Branch Disposal:

 

Karakochuk – that we waive the landfill fee, for the month of October, for tree and branch disposal.

DEFEATED

 

#510/20 Councillor Karakochuk’s Report:

 

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

 

CARRIED

 

#511/20 Adjourn:

 

Kucey– that we adjourn the meeting. (9:32 p.m.)

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                               

Mayor

 

 

 

                                               

Chief Administrative Officer

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