Town of Wynyard

Town Council Minutes AUGUST 18, 2020

August 22, 2020

Call to Order:

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

#392/20 Minutes:

Kucey– that we adopt the minutes of the previous regular meeting of July 21,
2020 as circulated.
CARRIED

#393/20 Business Licence Applications:

Swinburnson– that we approve the following 2020 Business Licence Applications:

#57/20 Highway Maint. Ltd. – Paving – J. Manning -$100
CARRIED

#394/20 Building Permit Applications:

Kostyk – that we approve the following Building Permit Applications subject to approval of the building inspector:

# 9/20 – Permit solutions – (Co-op) –Construct Sign- N/C
#10/20 –Dean Heuchert – Move Shed – $5
#11/20 – Dean Heuchert – Build Shed – $203.48
#12/20 – Mike Koback – Construct Shed – $202.33
#13/20 – Sheldon Chasky-Construct Deck-$137.70
#14/20 – Randy & Tara Bender – Garage Concrete Pad – $353.29
#15/20 – Jason Chorneyko – Construct Replacement Deck – $137.70
#16/20 – Randy & Tara Bender – Move Garage – $5
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.

#395/20 Vouchers:

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

General Vouchers #6954 & #6985 = $ 2,314.58

CARRIED6
Mayor Boylak and Councillor Kostyk return to Council Chambers 7:02 p.m. Mayor Boylak resumes the Chair.

#395/20 Vouchers:

Prystai– 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:
#6826 to #6828 (Manual) = $ 54,845.42
#6829 to #6869 = $ 188,829.58
#6909 to #6912 (Manual) = $ 401,775.27
#6951-#6953, #6954-#6984,#6986,#6987 = $ 76,879.79

Brandt Tractor = $ 2,275.58
Redhead Eqpt. = $ 2,438.95
Visa AutoWithdraw = $ 7,097.90

Payroll Vouchers
#6870 to #6908 = $ 40,816.98
#6913 to #6950 = $ 41,466.33

CARRIED

Delegation: R.C.M.P. – Sgt. Brian Wlasichuk – 7:02 p.m. – 7:13 p.m.

#396/20 R.C.M.P. Report:

Swinburnson – that we receive the R.C.M.P. report as presented by Sgt. Wlasichuk.

CARRIED
Delegation: MP Andrew Scheer – 7:13 p.m. – 7:34p.m.

#397/20 MP Scheer’s Report:

Kostyk – that we receive MP Scheer’s Report as presented.

CARRIED
Delegation: Gordon Chorney – 7:35 p.m. – 7:49 p.m.

#398/20 Cramer Place Report:

Kucey– that we receive the Cramer Place report as presented by Gordon Chorney.

CARRIED
Delegation: Shay Arngrimson – 7:50 p.m. – 8:04 p.m.

#399/20 Dog Park Report:

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

CARRIED

#400/20 Tax Enforcement:

Kostyk – that we proceed for title on all properties remaining with a 2020 registered tax lien by issuing them the 6-month notice.
CARRIED

#401/20 Tax Enforcement:

Swinburnson – that we proceed with title acquisition by applying for consent from the Provincial Mediation Board on all properties remaining with a 2019 registered tax lien.
CARRIED
#402/20 Chorneyko’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#403/20 Complaints and Comments Report:

Kucey – that we receive the Complaints & Comments Report as presented.

CARRIED

#404/20 R.C.M.P. Report:

Kostyk – that we receive the July, 2020 R.C.M.P. Report as submitted by Sgt. Wlasichuk.
CARRIED
#405/20 Well #11:

Karakochuk – that we authorize hiring Central Drilling to replace the pump at Well #11 at a cost of $10,000.
CARRIED
#406/20 Lagoon Assessment:

Karakochuk – that we authorize proceeding with the Lagoon Assessment by Roy & Sons Dredging Services.
CARRIED

#407/20 6403 JD Tractor:

Kucey – that we purchase a rear tire for the 6403 JD Tractor at a cost of $1,100.

CARRIED
#408/20 Town Superintendent Report:

Karakochuk– that we receive Town Superintendent Reid’s Report as presented by CAO Chorneyko.

CARRIED
#409/20 Co-operative Place Computers:

Jordan – that we purchase two lap top computers from United Sales & Service to be used at Co-operative Place, at a cost of $2,138.88 plus applicable taxes.

CARRIED

#410/20 Personal Protective Equipment Stations:

Swinburnson– that we purchase PPE hand sanitizer stations for the Town of Wynyard facilities from Dekra-Lite at a cost of approximately $2,280.

CARRIED

#411/20 Anderson’s Report:

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

#412/20 2020 Updated Budget:

Prystai – that we approve the updated 2020 Capital Budget and the updated 2020 Operating and Maintenance Budget as attached hereto.
CARRIED

#413/20 Bylaw Enforcement Officer Report:

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

#414/20 Wynyard Planning District:

Swinburnson – that we request holding a meeting of the Wynyard Planning District meeting and refer the Community Planning letter regarding a subdivision request to that meeting.
CARRIED

#415/20 Tax Title Property Sale:

Prystai – that we accept the offer to sell Tax Title Property Lot 21, Block 2, Plan 99H08143 to Kevin Hordal at a cost of $7,500 plus tax and appropriate share of legal costs.
CARRIED

#416/20 Audit Engagement Agreement:

Jordan – that we authorize Mayor Boylak to sign the Audit Engagement letter from the 4 sight Group of Chartered Professional Accountants.
CARRIED

#417/20 Correspondence:

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

CARRIED

#418/20 Mayor’s Report:

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

CARRIED
#419/20 Septic Disposal Rate:

Kucey – that we instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to create a bylaw to set a rate for septic disposal operators to discharge their loads into the Town of Wynyard’s lagoon
CARRIED
#419/20 Building Permit Requirements:

Kucey – that we instruct the CAO to create a notice, to be issued in various public forums, to inform the public as to what construction projects do and do not require the application of a building permit.
CARRIED
#420/20 Public Works Committee Report:

Swinburnson– that we receive the Public Works Committee Report as presented by Councillor Kucey.

CARRIED
#421/20 Councillor Swinburnson’s Report:

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

CARRIED
#422/20 Councillor Karakochuk’s Report:

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

CARRIED

#423/20 Adjourn:

Kucey– that we adjourn the meeting. (9:36 p.m.)
CARRIED

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