Call to Order:
Mayor Boylak called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
Jordan – that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of September 15,
2020 as circulated.
#475/20 Business Licence Applications:
Kucey – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications:
#60/20 – Shirley Sonar – To Go Orders – $65
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.
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
Mayor Boylak and Councillor Kostyk return to Council Chambers at 7:02 p.m. Mayor Boylak resumes the Chair.
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:
#7154-7159, 7192 (Manual) = $ 15,935.42
#7160 – replacement Chq. Cosmopolitan = $ 558.67
#7193-7195, #7197-7209, #7211-7247 = $267,362.26
#7161-#7191 = $ 31,238.75
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.
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.
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.
Karakochuk – that we halt the meeting and go “in-camera” (7:34 p.m.).
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.
#483/20 Tax Enforcement:
Kucey– that, as all taxes are paid, we remove the tax lien from Roll #505017700.
#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
#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.
# 486/20 CAO Chorneyko’s Report:
Kucey – that we receive CAO Chorneyko’s Report as presented.
#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.
#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.
#489/20 Bylaw #8/20:
Swinburnson – that Bylaw #8/20 be read for a second time.
#490/20 Bylaw #8/20:
Kostyk – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #8/20.
#491/20 Bylaw #8/20:
Karakochuk – that Bylaw #8/20 be read a third time, adopted and attached hereto.
Kucey – that we receive the Complaints/Comments list as attached hereto.
#493/20 RCMP Report:
Kostyk – that we receive the September 2020 RCMP Report as submitted by Sergeant Wlasichuk.
#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.
#495/20 2009 Dodge Truck:
Kucey – that we place the Town’s 2009 Dodge Truck for sale.
#496/20 Town Superintendent’s Report:
Kucey – that we receive Town Superintendent Reid’s report as presented.
#497/20 Government Services Building:
Boylak – that we authorize placing the Government Services Building, located at 606 Greer Street, up for sale or lease.
#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.
#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.
#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.
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.
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.
#503/20 Bylaw Enforcement Officer Report:
Karakochuk– that we receive the Bylaw Enforcement Officer Report as submitted by email.
Jordan – that we receive and file the correspondence as per the list attached hereto.
#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.
#507/20 Halloween Information:
Jordan – that we authorize distributing Safe Halloween posters and tip sheets.
#508/20 Councillor Jordan’s Report:
Kostyk – that we receive Councillor Jordan’s report as presented.
#509/20 Tree & Branch Disposal:
Karakochuk – that we waive the landfill fee, for the month of October, for tree and branch disposal.
#510/20 Councillor Karakochuk’s Report:
Jordan– that we receive Councillor Karakochuk’s report as presented.
Kucey– that we adjourn the meeting. (9:32 p.m.)
Chief Administrative Officer
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