Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes – SEPTEMBER 6, 2012

September 15, 2012

Call to Order:

Mayor Armstrong called the meeting to order at 7:15 PM.

#585/12 Minutes:

Kucey – that we adopt the minutes of the previous meeting of August 16, 2012 as circulated. CARRIED

#586/12 Lottery Licence Applications:

Lamb – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Applications: #13/12 Sacred Heart CWL – Koni Lalach – Raffle – $5

#587/12 Business Licence Applications:

Kostyk – that we approve the following Business Licence Applications: #79/12 CNS Mechanical Inc. – Plumbing & Heating – $100 #80/12 Advantage Roofing – Roofing – $100 (Chq. to Follow) #81/12 Botts All-Purpose Cleaning – Cleaning -$50 CARRIED

#588/12 Building Permit Applications:

Kostyk – that we approve the following building permit applications as per the approval of the Building Inspector: #27/12 Randy & Sheila Proznik – 206-5th Street West – Construct Residence – $1,155.66 CARRIED

#589/12 Official Community Plan Amendment:

Lendzyk – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a bylaw to amend the Official Community Plan by implementing the transitional policies as recommended by Land Planning Consultant, Holly Sovdi.. CARRIED

#590/12 Election 2012:

Boylak – that we authorize a Mobile Poll as allowed in Section 22.1 of The Local Government Election Act. CARRIED

#591/12 Building Permit Extension:

Boylak – that we extend Building Permit#22/12 until the summer of 2013. CARRIED

#592/12 Town Office Washroom:

Kostyk – that we authorize the Civic Centre caretaker to renovate the Men’s Washroom at the Town Office. CARRIED

#593/12 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

#594/12 Sidewalk Repair:

Kostyk – that we hire Ambrose Construction to perform various sidewalk repairs as recommended by Town Superintendent Karakochuk. CARRIED

#595/12 Manhole and Gate Valve Replacement:

Kucey – that we hire Ed’s Contracting and Consulting to replace a manhole on1st Street West at a cost of $5,800 plus taxes and to replace a gate valve on Bosworth and Avenue F at a cost of $1,200 plus taxes. CARRIED

#596/12 Karakochuk’s Report:

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

#597/12 Turbidity Meter Purchase:

Kostyk – that we purchase a turbidity meter at a cost of $9,300. CARRIED

#598/12 Morrow’s Report:

Kostyk – that we receive Water Works Foreman Morrow’s report as presented. CARRIED

#599/12 Swimming Pool Change Rooms.:

Lamb – that we authorize the Parks Department to paint and repair the Swimming Pool change rooms. CARRIED

#600/12 Swimming Pool Repair:

Lamb – that we refer the issue of installing PVC welded liner at the Swimming Pool to the 2013 Budget Committee. CARRIED

#601/12 Paddling Pool Playground Equipment:

Lamb – that we remove the Paddling Pool playground equipment and sandbox and place them at the Pelepian Park. CARRIED

#602/12 Curling Rink Training Honorarium:

Lamb – that we pay an honorarium to the instructor training the Director of Leisure Services to paint lines on the Curling Rink ice surface. CARRIED

#603/12 LED Sign Ad Rates:

Kostyk – that we refer the issue of establishing advertising rates for the new LED Sign to the General Government Committee. CARRIED

#604/12 Summer Wages:

Kostyk – that we refer the issue of setting the wage scale for seasonal and summer employees to the Wage & Salary Committee. CARRIED

#605/12 Regional Park Wood Splitting:

Lamb – that we hire Bruno Bourque to split wood at the Regional Park at a cost of $200. CARRIED

#606/12 Regional Park Picnic Tables:

Lamb – that we authorize the Town employees to build eight new picnic tables for the Regional Park. CARRIED

#607/12 Stefanovic’s Report:

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

#608/12 Horizon School Division:

Boylak – that we agree to the Horizon School Division’s request to run a joint municipal and school election if necessary. CARRIED

#609/12 Regional Planning Conference:

Lendzyk – that we authorize Council, the Chief Administrative Officer and the Director of Leisure Services to attend the Regional Planning Summit Conference, to be held in Muenster, on November 23, 2012 at a cost of $78.75 per person plus expenses. CARRIED

#610/12 Wynyard Composite High School-School Community Council:

Lamb – that we refer the Wynyard Composite High School – School Community Council letter, requesting support for their parking lot repair project, to the Public Works Committee. CARRIED

#611/12 Civic Centre Acoustics Proposal:

Kostyk – that we refer Donald Olynyk’s second proposal for acoustic improvement at the Civic Centre to the General Government Committee. CARRIED

#612/12 Ministry of Government Relations:

Kostyk – that we authorize the Chief Administrative Officer to attend a Facility Growth and Development Workshop in October, 2012 at a cost of $80 plus expenses. CARRIED

#613/12 Receive Correspondence:

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

#614/12Mayor’s Report:

Kostyk – that we receive Mayor Armstrong’s report as presented. CARRIED

#615/12 Year End Summer Staff Party:

Lamb – that we reimburse Director of Leisure Services Stefanovic for expenses incurred for the year end party for the summer staff. CARRIED

#616/12 Lamb’s Report:

Lendzyk – that we receive the Recreation & Culture Report as presented by Councillor Lamb. CARRIED

#617/12 Karnalyte Resources Inc. – Water Contingency Proposal:

Kostyk – that we reply to Karnalyte that we cannot accommodate their request to include the Town of Wynyard in a contingency plan for source water for the processing system for their proposed solution mine as their contingency plan calls for the use of different water sources than our current water sources. CARRIED

#618/12 Karnalyte Resources Inc. – Water Contingency Proposal:

Kostyk – that we seek assurance from Karnalyte that their plan of drilling into the Manville-Blairmore formation for process water will not adversely affect the water that we source from the Wynyard Aquifer. CARRIED

#619/12 Utility Landlord Agreement:

Kostyk – that, in regards to Resolution #451/12, we wait to implement a Utility Landlord Agreement until such a time that a new utility rate adjustment is authorized. CARRIED

#620/12 Multi-Year Utility Rate Increase Plan:

Kostyk – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to investigate the development of a multi-year utility rate increase plan as recommended by the Saskatchewan Municipal Board. CARRIED

#621/12 Service Road – Parking and Signage:

Kucey – that we authorize the purchase of proper signage to direct semi tractor and trailer traffic to Rotzien Avenue and Greer Street and that we purchase more “No Parking” signs to be installed on the Service Road. CARRIED

#622/12 9TH Street East Speed Enforcement:

Kucey – that we request the RCMP to provide more speed enforcement in the area of the Kinsmen Park on 9th Street East. CARRIED

#623/12 Kucey’s Report:

Kostyk – that we receive the Public Works Report as presented by Councillor Kucey. CARRIED

#624/12 Kostyk’s Report:

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

#625/12 Complaints/Comments Report:

Kucey – that we receive the Complaints/Comments Report to September 6, 2012 as presented. CARRIED

#626/12 Vouchers:

Boylak – that the following vouchers be approved for payment as recommended by the General Government Committee of Mayor Armstrong and Councillors Boylak, Lamb and Lendzyk General Vouchers #595 to #633 = $373,526.30 Visa Auto Withdraw J.E. #8/12 = $ 415.25 Payroll Vouchers #438 to #477 = $29,866.07 CARRIED

#627/12 Bylaw #15/12:

Boylak – that Bylaw #15/12, a Bylaw to Amend Bylaw #58/11 Known as the Town of Wynyard Official Community Plan, be introduced and read for the first time. CARRIED

#628/12 Bylaw #15/12:

Lamb – that Bylaw #15/12 be read for a second time. CARRIED

629/12 Bylaw #15/12:

Lendzyk – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #15/12. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#630/12 Bylaw #15/12:

Kostyk – that Bylaw #15/12 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto. CARRIED

#631/12 Bylaw #16/12:

Kucey – that Bylaw #16/12, A Bylaw of the Town of Wynyard to Amend Bylaw #4/12 Known as the Water & Sewer Rates Bylaw, be introduced and read for the first time. CARRIED

#632/12 Bylaw #16/12:

Boylak – that Bylaw #16/12 be read for a second time. CARRIED

#633/12 Bylaw #16/12:

Lamb – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #16/12. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#634/12 Bylaw #16/12:

Lendzyk – that Bylaw #16/12 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto. CARRIED

#635/12 Bylaw #17/12:

Kostyk – that Bylaw #17/12, a Bylaw of the Town of Wynyard to Establish Responsibility to Downtown Commercial Property Owners to Clear Sidewalks Located in Front of Their Downtown Commercial Properties, be introduced and read for the first time. CARRIED

#636/12 Bylaw #17/12:

Kucey – that Bylaw #17/12 be read for a second time. CARRIED

#637/12 Bylaw #17/12:

Boylak – that we proceed with the third reading of Bylaw #17/12. CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

#638/12 Bylaw #17/12:

Lamb – that Bylaw #17/12 be read for a third time, adopted and attached hereto. CARRIED

#639/12 Adjourn:

Kucey – that we adjourn the meeting (10:25 PM). CARRIED

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