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CITY OF YORKTON

SASKATCHEWAN

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

JUNE 10, 2002

 

Minutes of a Regular Meeting of Council held on Monday, June 10, 2002 in Council Chambers City Hall commencing at 7:00 p.m.

Present: Mayor Phil De Vos, Councillors Arnelien, DeRyk, Goulden and Wegner.

Absent: Councillors Fromm and Wyatt.

Staff Members Present: Wayne Jensen, Laurie-Anne Rusnak, Lonnie Kaal, Stu McFadyen, Jody Hauta, Jim Ennis, and Jeffrey Humble. Recording: Gloria Signarowski.

A quorum being present Mayor De Vos in the Chair called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

***R00224-2002

Arnelien – Goulden

That the Regular Council Meeting Agenda be approved as presented for this Meeting of Council.

Carried.***

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – May 27, 2002

***R00225-2002

Goulden – DeRyk

That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of May 27, 2002 be approved as presented.

Carried.***

Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – May 27, 2002

***R00226-2002

Arnelien- Wegner

That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of May 27, 2002 be received and filed as presented.

Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS

Discretionary Use Application – Home Day Care Centre

74 Clarewood Crescent

Ms. Kylie Bielka from 74 Clarewood Crescent was present in Council Chambers to speak to her Home Day Care Centre application.

Discretionary Use Application – Community Home – 182 Tupper Avenue

There was no one present in Council Chambers to speak for or against the Discretionary Use Application at 182 Tupper Avenue.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED

Leisure Services Commission Meeting Minutes – June 3, 2002

***R00227-2002

Arnelien- Wegner

That the Leisure Services Commission Meeting Minutes of June 3, 2002 be received and filed as presented.

Carried.***

***R00228-2002

Arnelien – Wegner

That the Council of the City of Yorkton accept Recommendation No. 02-052 as contained in the Leisure Services Commission Meeting Minutes of June 3, 2002 to proceed with the call for proposals for the consultative services for the Multipurpose Recreation Facility Needs Assessment/Feasibility/Planning Study and accept the Terms of Reference as presented.

Carried.***

***R00229-2002

Wegner – DeRyk

That the Council of the City of Yorkton accept Recommendation No. 02-053 as contained in the Leisure Services Commission Meeting Minutes of June 3, 2002 that the City waive the fees for public skating and shinny programs at the Kinsmen Arena for the 2002-2003 season in consideration of the $8,000 grant from the Painted Hand Community Development Program.

Carried.***

Protective Services Commission Meeting Minutes – June 4, 2002

***R00230-2002

Goulden – Arnelien

That the Council of the City of Yorkton receive and file the Protective Services Commission Meeting Minutes of June 4, 2002.

Carried.***

Municipal Planning Commission Meeting Minutes – June 5, 2002

***R00231-2002

DeRyk – Goulden

That the Council of the City of Yorkton receive and file the Municipal Planning Commission Meeting Minutes of June 5, 2002.

Carried.***

***R00232-2002

DeRyk – Arnelien

That the Council of the City of Yorkton accept Recommendation Numbers 02-025 and 02-026 as contained in the Municipal Planning Commission Meeting Minutes of June 5, 2002 that Items 3.2.2, 3.2.3. and 3.2.5 be deleted from the Naming of Civic Property and Development Areas Policy, and that Item 2.3 read "Suburban Development Area – an area consisting of multiple neighbourhoods and includes housing and related facilities with the policy approved as amended, and that the Sponsorship Policy, and Gifts and Memorial Program Policy be approved as presented.

Carried.***

CORRESONDENCE

Petition Received – Empty Lots 47-69 Agricultural Avenue

A petition dated June 3, 2002 from the residents of Agricultural and Assiniboia Avenues was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00233-2002

Wegner – Arnelien

That the City proceed to clean up the property located at 47 to 69 Agricultural Avenue immediately.

Carried.***

Government Relations and Aboriginal Affairs

Proposed Residential Subdivision – Lot 1, Block 4, Plan AD 3245

A letter dated May 10, 2002 from the Government Relations and Aboriginal Affairs along with an application for a subdivision in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244 were circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00234-2002

DeRyk – Goulden

That the Council of the City of Yorkton reply to Saskatchewan Government Relations and Aboriginal Affairs indicating that the City has no objections to the approval of the proposed subdivision application for the SE Ό Section 4-26-4-W2nd as presented in the Saskatchewan Government Relations and Aboriginal Affairs letter of May 10, 2002, as it complies with the Yorkton Planning District Development Plan Bylaw No. 13/94 and the Yorkton Planning District Zoning Bylaw No. Z2-04.

Carried.***

INTRODUCTION OF BYLAWS

Bylaw No. 10/2002 – Amend Traffic Bylaw No. 10/2000

A memorandum dated June 3, 2002 from the Assistant City Clerk summarizing the proposed amendments to Bylaw No. 10/2000 as recommended from the Protective Services Commission, along with the amendments inserted in Bylaw No. 10/2002 were circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00235-2002

Wegner – DeRyk

That the Council of the City of Yorkton accept the following amendments to Bylaw No. 10/2002 as recommended by the Protective Services Commission:

Part I: Interpretation, Section 2 – Definitions, be amended to include the definition of Fire Lane as provide in the National Building Code, 1995; Amend Section 24 – Obstructing Traffic by removing the following in its entirety:

  1. Add the following to Section 24 – Obstructing Traffic
  2. "24. (3) No pedestrian shall cross Broadway Street within one block from a traffic signal except at a crosswalk."

  3. Add the following to Schedule "Z" – Part 2 – Moving Violations:
  4. "24(3) $40 Jaywalking"

    Amend Section 24 – Obstructing Traffic by removing the following in its entirety:

  5. Renumber 35 to 35(1) and add the following:
  6. Tracking Mud or Debris Upon a Public Highway

    "35. (2) No person shall drive, operate or permit to be driven or operated, any vehicle or equipment of any nature or kind in such a manner as to track mud or debris upon a public highway.

    (3) Any person who tracks mud or debris upon a highway, contrary to subsection (2), in addition to the penalty specified, shall be liable to the City for costs of clean up or removal of the mud or debris."

  7. Add to the following to Schedule "Z" – Part 2 – Moving Violations:

"35(2) $100 Tracking mud or debris upon a public highway"

Carried.***

***R00236-2002

DeRyk – Arnelien

That Bylaw No. 10/2002, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to amend Traffic Bylaw No. 10/2000, as amended, be read a third time this 10th day of June A.D. 2002 and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.

Carried.***

Bylaw No. 14/2002 – Infill Housing Policy – Tax Abatement

***R00237-2002

Arnelien – Goulden

That Bylaw No. 14/2002, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for the exemption of taxation for certain properties (infill housing) within the City of Yorkton be introduced and read a first time this 10th day of June A.D. 2002.

Carried.***

***R00238-2002

DeRyk- Goulden

That Bylaw No. 14/2002 be read a second time this 10th day of June A.D. 2002.

Carried.***

***R00239-2002

Wegner – DeRyk

That Bylaw No. 14/2002 receive all three readings this 10th day of June A.D. 2002.

Carried Unanimously.***

***R00240-2002

Goulden – Arnelien

That Bylaw No. 14/2002, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for the exemption of taxation for certain properties (infill housing) within the City of Yorkton be read a third time this 10th day of June A.D. 2002 after unanimous agreement had been reached to have third reading and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.

Carried.***

Bylaw No. 15/2002 – Tax Exemption on Improvements

***R00241-2002

Arnelien – DeRyk

That Bylaw No. 15/2002, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for the exemption of improvements/assessment for certain properties (Sask. Abilities Council and Harvest Meats) within the City of Yorkton be introduced and read a first time this 10th day of June A.D. 2002.

Carried.***

***R00242-2002

Goulden – Wegner

That Bylaw No. 15/2002 be read a second time this 10th day of June A.D. 2002.

Carried.***

***R00243-2002

DeRyk – Arnelien

That Bylaw No. 15/2002 receive all three readings this 10th day of June A.D. 2002.

Carried Unanimously.***

***R00244-2002

DeRyk – Wegner

That Bylaw No. 15/2002, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for the exemption of improvements/assessment for certain properties (Sask. Abilities Council and Harvest Meats) within the City of Yorkton be read a third time after unanimous agreement had been reached to have third reading and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.

Carried.***

Bylaw No. 16/2002 – Abate Taxes – Yorkton Housing Corporation

***R00245-2002

DeRyk – Arnelien

That Bylaw No. 16/2002, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for the abatement of taxes for the Yorkton Housing Corporation properties within the City of Yorkton be introduced and read a first time this 10th day of June A.D. 2002.

Carried.***

***R00246-2002

Arnelien – Wegner

That Bylaw No. 16/2002 be read a second time this 10th day of June A.D. 2002.

Carried.***

***R00247-2002

Arnelien – Goulden

That Bylaw No. 16/2002 receive all three readings this 10th day of June A.D. 2002.

Carried Unanimously.***

***R00248-2002

DeRyk – Wegner

That Bylaw No. 16/2002, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for the abatement of taxes for the Yorkton Housing Corporation properties within the City of Yorkton be read a third time this 10th day of June A.D. 2002 after unanimous agreement had been reached to have third reading and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.

Carried.***

Bylaw No. 17/2002 – Parade of Homes – Tax Abatement

***R00249-2002

Arnelien – Wegner

That Bylaw No. 17/2002, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for the exemption of taxation for certain properties (Parade of Homes) within the City of Yorkton be introduced and read a first time this 10th day of June A.D. 2002.

Carried.***

***R00250-2002

DeRyk – Wegner

That Bylaw No. 17/2002 be read a second time this 10th day of June A.D. 2002.

Carried.***

***R00251-2002

Goulden – DeRyk

That Bylaw No. 17/2002 receive all three readings this 10th day of June A.D. 2002.

Carried Unanimously.***

***R00252-2002

Wegner – Arnelien

That Bylaw No. 17/2002, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for the exemption of taxation for certain properties (Parade of Homes) within the City of Yorkton be read a third time this 10th day of June A.D. 2002 after unanimous consent had been reached to have third reading and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.

Carried.***

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

Building & Development Officer

Discretionary Use Application - 74 Clarewood Crescent

Home Day Care Centre

A memorandum dated June 4, 2002 from the Building and Development Officer along with pertinent background information regarding a discretionary use application at 74 Clarewood Crescent were circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00253-2002

DeRyk – Goulden

That the Council of the City of Yorkton approve the Discretionary Use Application from Kylie Bielka for 74 Clarewood Crescent under the City of Yorkton Zoning Bylaw 9/96, Section 7.1 R1 – Single Detached Dwellings, Part C – Discretionary Uses: Day Care Centres.

Carried.***

Discretionary Use Application – 182 Tupper Avenue – Community Home

A memorandum dated June 5, 2002 from the Building and Development Officer, along with pertinent background information regarding a discretionary use application at 182 Tupper Avenue were circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00254-2002

DeRyk – Arnelien

That the Council of the City of Yorkton approve the Discretionary Use Application from Jeannette Heshka under the City of Yorkton Zoning Bylaw 9/96, Section 7.1 R1 – Single Detached Dwellings, Part C – Discretionary Uses: Personal Care Homes for 182 Tupper Avenue.

Carried.***

Discretionary Use Application – 125 Elizabeth Avenue – Home Day Care

A memorandum dated June 4, 2002 from the Building and Development Officer regarding a discretionary use application at 125 Elizabeth Avenue were circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00255-2002

Wegner – Arnelien

That the Council of the City of Yorkton authorize the Building and Development Officer to proceed with providing public notification of this Discretionary Use application from Naomi Walkington as required by Section 74 of the Planning and Development Act, and that this issue be brought forward for further consideration at the July 22, 2002 Regular Council Meeting.

Carried.***

Proposed Institutional Subdivision

Lot 25, Block 61, Plan No. 68Y02394

A memorandum dated June 6, 2002 from the Building and Development Officer regarding a proposed institutional subdivision along with pertinent background information were circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00256-2002

Goulden- Arnelien

That the Council of the City of Yorkton authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to issue a Certificate of Approval to the applicant, Seventh Day Adventist Church, to subdivide Lot 25, Block 61, Plan No. 68Y02394 as the proposed subdivision meets all of the requirements of the City of Yorkton Zoning Bylaw 9/96, Section 9.0 I Institutional District 9.3 General Provisions.

Carried.***

Fire Chief – Fire Department Replacement Command Vehicle

A memorandum dated June 3, 2002 from the Fire Chief regarding quotes for a Fire Department command vehicle was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00257-2002

Arnelien – Goulden

That the Council of the City of Yorkton accept the tender from Haas Nissan for a 2002 4-wheel drive Pathfinder and purchase this vehicle at the tendered price of $35,357.70 (inclusive of all taxes), as it best meets the City’s needs for a command vehicle for the Fire Department.

Carried.***

City Clerk/Director of Human Resources

Out-of-scope Annual Vacation Leave

A memorandum dated June 7, 2002 from the City Clerk/Director of Human Resources regarding Out-of-Scope Annual Vacation Leave was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00258-2002

DeRyk – Wegner

That the matter of the Out-of-Scope Annual Vacation Leave be referred to the 2003 budget deliberations.

Mayor De Vos, Councillors, Arnelien, Goulden and Wegner opposed.

Motion Defeated.***

***R00259-2002

Arnelien – Goulden

That the Council of the City of Yorkton authorize the proposed amendment to the Vacation Policy effective January 1, 2002 to provide for: One (1) additional day after 15 years of cumulative service

Two (2) additional days after 16 years of cumulative service

Three (3) additional days after 17 years of cumulative service

Four (4) additional days after 18 years of cumulative service

for out-of-scope employees.

Carried.***

***R00260-2002

DeRyk – Goulden

That this Regular Council Meeting move into a Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 7:51 p.m.

Carried.***

***R00261-2002

De Vos – DeRyk

That we rise and report from the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 8:00 p.m.

Carried.***

Mayor De Vos – Dust Control Program for City Lanes and Unpaved Streets

***R00262-2002

Wegner – Goulden

That we accept Recommendation No. C00050-2002 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of June 10th, 2002 that the City establish an overall plan for road and lane maintenance and refer this issue to Administration and then to the Municipal Planning Commission for their review and recommendation.

Carried.***

Councillor Goulden – City of Yorkton

75th Anniversary Celebration 2003

***R00263-2002

Goulden – DeRyk

That we accept Recommendation No. C00051-2002 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of June 10, 2002 that we ask the Celebrate Yorkton Committee to plan a celebration for the City’s 75th Anniversary in February 2003 and that a proposed budget be brought forward for this celebration prior to 2003 budget deliberations.

Carried.***

***R00264-2002

DeRyk – Wegner

That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn at 8:03 p.m.

Carried.***

Approved this 24th day of June A.D. 2002.

 

 

 

Mayor Phil De Vos
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