Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes

December 12, 2018

Call to Order:

Mayor Boylak called the meeting to order at 6:58 PM.

#753/18 Minutes:

Prystai – that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of November 20, 2018 as circulated.
CARRIED
#754/18 Lottery Licence Applications:

Jordan – that we approve the following Lottery Licence Applications:

#25/18 St. Mary’s Parish- 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 6:59 p.m.

#755/18 Vouchers:

Swinburnson – 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 #3260 = $ 185.39
#3304 = $ 839.30

CARRIED

Mayor Boylak and Councillor Kostyk return to Council Chambers. Mayor Boylak resumes Chair 7:00 p.m.

#756/18 Vouchers:

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

General Vouchers #3257 to #3259 = $ 4,058.31
#3231 (Manual) = $ 3,167.69
#3261 to #3305, 3307 = $120,819.30

Visa Auto Withdraw = 4,465.52

Payroll Cheques: #3232 to #3256 = $ 24,040.29

CARRIED
Delegation: Larry Bozek- Presented by CAO Chorneyko – 7:02 p.m. – 7:10 p.m.

#757/18 Reprieve for Demolition:

Karakochuk – that in regards to the Orders to Remedy – Repair or Demolish given to the owner of Roll #505014600, Roll #505017550, Roll #505048900 and Roll #505049150, we authorize a reprieve on the demolition order until March 31, 2019.

DEFEATED

#758/18 Reprieve for Demolition:

Kostyk – that in regards to the Orders to Remedy – Repair or Demolish given to the owner of Roll #505014600, Roll #505017550, Roll #505048900 and Roll #505049150, we deny a reprieve on the demolition of the properties.

DEFEATED

#759/18 Reprieve for Demolition:

Boylak – that in regards to the Orders to Remedy – Repair or Demolish given to the owner of Roll #505014600, Roll #505017550, Roll #505048900 and Roll #505049150, we authorize a reprieve on the demolition order until February 28, 2019.
CARRIED

#760/18 Community Safety Net:

Prystai – that we approve sponsorship of 30 Community Safety Net books, in the amount of $450, and to be distributed at the Wynyard Elementary School.

CARRIED

#761/18 Expropriation of Block A, Plan BJ2984:

Prystai – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to proceed with the expropriation of Block A, Plan BJ2984 for economic development purposes.

CARRIED

#762/18 Recycle Centre:

Swinburnson – that we authorize purchasing security cameras for the Recycle Centre, from Prairie Horizon Electrical, at a cost of $770 plus taxes.

CARRIED

#763/18 North East Area Transportation Planning Committee:

Prystai – that we authorize up to three representatives from Wynyard to attend the NEATPC meeting in Wadena on December 13, 2018.
CARRIED

#764/18 Zoning Bylaw Issue:

Kostyk – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to amend the Zoning Bylaw to rezone Lots 21-25, Block 2, Plan 99H08143 from M1 – Light Industrial District to C1 – Downtown Commercial District.
CARRIED

#765/18 Tax Title Property Shed:

Prystai – that we authorize Derek Melsted to remove the shed located at 511 – 4th Street East at his own cost for removal.
CARRIED
#766/18 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

#767/18 2019 Council Meeting Schedule:

Prystai – that we approve the 2019 Council Meeting Schedule as attached hereto and including the cancellation of the following regularly scheduled Council meetings:
January 1, 2019, February5, 2019, July2, 2019, and August 6, 2019.

CARRIED

#768/18 Complaints & Comments Report:

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

CARRIED

#769/18 Demolition Tender:

Kostyk– that we award the tender to demolish buildings to G.Y. Enterprises as follows:
Immediate Demolition: 214 – 5th Street East; 511 – 5th Street East; and 505 – 8th Street East
After February 28, 2019 if the owner has not addressed the property issues: 403 Avenue B East; 309 – 4th Street West; 312 – 2nd Street West; and 309 – 1st Street East.
CARRIED

#770/18 Well #11:

Karakochuk– that we hire KC Ventures to replace the valve at Well #11.

CARRIED

#771/18 Town Superintendent Report:

Prystai – that we receive Town Superintendent Reid’s Report as presented.

CARRIED

#772/18 SPARX PS100 Skate Sharpener:

Karakochuk – that we agree to a demonstration of the SPARX PS100 skate sharpener on a 30 day trial basis.
CARRIED

#773/18 “Go Out & Play Challenge”:

Swinburnson – that we give our support to the In-Motion 2018 “Go Out & Play Challenge”.
CARRIED

#774/18 Snow Mobile Operator Helmet:

Jordan– that we purchase a snowmobile helmet for the Recreation Department at a cost of $100.
CARRIED

#775/18 Anderson’s Report:

Jordan – that we receive Director of Leisure Services Anderson’s Report as presented.
CARRIED
#776/18 2019 S.U.M.A. Membership Renewal:

Prystai – that we renew our 2019 S.U.M.A. membership in the amount of $2,256.47.

CARRIED

#777/18 October 3, 2018 Accident Deductible:

Prystai – that we pay our $2,500 deductible to AON for the October 3, 2018 motor vehicle accident involving the Town Street Sweeper and another vehicle.

CARRIED
#778/18 Suncorp Valuations Agreement Renewal:

Prystai – that we renew our agreement with Suncorp Valuations, to provide valuation information on all Town assets, at a cost of $14,750.
CARRIED

#779/18 Wynyard & District Fire Association 2019 Levy:

Prystai – that we approve the 2019 Wynyard & District Fire Association levy in the amount of $40,465.
CARRIED
#780/18 Anderson Volunteer Honor Award:

Jordan – that we acknowledge Director of Leisure Services Anderson’s Volunteer Honor Award from the Royal Life Saving Society Commonwealth Office in England received on November 23, 2018 at the Government House ceremony.

CARRIED
#781/18 RM of Big Quill Subdivision:

Sinburnson – that we send a letter to Community Planning regarding the proposed residential subdivision within the R.M. of Big Quill No.308 stating that we have no nearby incompatible land uses, that we have no facilities affected by the subdivision, and that the subdivision is outside of the area of the Wynyard Planning District.

CARRIED
#782/18 WiFi Project Donation Request:

Jordan – that we refer the WiFi Committee donation request to the Budget Committee.
CARRIED
#783/18 Correspondence:

Karakochuk – that we receive and file the correspondence as per the list attached
hereto.
CARRIED
#784/18 Mayor’s Report:

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

CARRIED
#785/18 Employee Holiday Gift:

Karakochuk – that we approve payment of Town of Wynyard Employee Holiday Gifts at $100 for part-time employees and $200 for full-time employees.

CARRIED

#786/18 Swinburnson’s Report:

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

CARRIED
#787/18 Kostyk’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#788/18 Jordan’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#789/18 Karakochuk’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#790/18 Prystai’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#791/18 Adjourn:

Karakochuk – that we adjourn the meeting. (9:30 p.m)

CARRIED

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