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CITY OF YORKTON

SASKATCHEWAN

SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

AUGUST 23, 2004

Minutes of a Special Council Meeting held on Monday, August 23, 2004 in Council Chambers City Hall commencing at 5:00 p.m.

Present: Mayor Phil De Vos, Councillors Arnelien, Goulden, Hill, Maloney, Schmidt and Wyatt.

Staff Members Present: Wayne Jensen, Laurie-Anne Rusnak, Lonnie Kaal, Shawna Kriger-Kemp and Kelly Kaban. Recording: Bonnie Schenher

A quorum being present Mayor Phil De Vos in the Chair called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

***R00290-2004

Arnelien–Schmidt

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

Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS, AND PRESENTATIONS

Parkland Regional College – International Literacy Day – Proclamation

– Literacy Awareness Month – September, 2004

A letter dated May 27, 2004 from Carol McCullough, Literarcy Program Coordinator, was circulated for the information of Council.

Ms. Carol McCullough was present in Council Chambers and gave a brief presentation respecting Literacy statistics as it relates to Canada and Yorkton in particular.

***R00291-2004

Goulden– Hill

That the Council of the City of Yorkton authorize Mayor Phil
De Vos to proclaim Wednesday, September 8, 2004 as "International Literacy Day" and the month of September as Literacy Awareness Month" in the City of Yorkton and to raise the Literacy Flag at City Hall Park on Wednesday, September 8, 2004 at 10:00 a.m.

Carried.***

Presentations – Smoking Bylaw Amendment

The following petitioners were present in Council and made
presentations in favour of or opposing Bylaw 21/2004 a Bylaw to amend the provisions of Smoking Bylaw 38/2003 to permit smoking in licensed establishments, lounges, bars and private clubs, where persons under 19 years of age are not permitted, shall be exempted from the provisions of this Bylaw until January 1, 2005.

Dr. Shahab
Marty and Lori Derbowka
Terry Wright
Margaret Hudzinski
Karen Dowie Yaholnitsky
Janet Simpson
Rhae Ann Bromley

INTRODUCTION OF BYLAWS

Bylaw No. 21/2004 – Amend Smoking Bylaw No. 38/2003)

***R00292-2004

Wyatt – Schmidt

That Bylaw No. 21/2004, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to amend Smoking Bylaw No. 38/2003 to exclude lounges, bars and private clubs until January 1, 2005 as long as underage children are not allowed in/on the premises be introduced and read a first time this 9th day of August A.D. 2004.

Each Councillor was afforded an opportunity and spoke to Bylaw 21/2004.

 

Mayor Phil De Vos passed the Chair to Deputy Mayor Schmidt at 6:05 p.m.

Mayor De Vos gave a brief presentation regarding his opinion respecting Bylaw 21/2004.

The Chair reverted back to Mayor De Vos at 6:10 p.m.

Voting on 1st Reading of the Bylaw.

Mayor De Vos, Councillors Arnelien, Goulden, Hill, Maloney and Schmidt opposed.

Motion Defeated.***

***R00293-2004

Arnelien - Schmidt

That this Special Council Meeting adjourn at 6:11 p.m.

Carried.***

 

Approved this 13th day of September, 2004.

Mayor Phil De Vos

MAYOR

Bonnie Schenher

ACTING CITY CLERK