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CITY OF YORKTON
SASKATCHEWAN
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
DECEMBER 17, 2007

Minutes of a Regular Meeting of Council held on Monday, December 17, 2007 in Council Chambers City Hall commencing at 5:00 p.m.

Present: Mayor Chris Wyatt, Councillors Arnelien, DeRyk, Goulden, Maloney, Pearen and Wilson.

Staff Members Present: David Putz, Bonnie Schenher, Lonnie Kaal, Roger Hunter, Darcy McLeod, Michael Buchholzer and Tricia Strutynski.
Recording: Gloria Signarowski.

A quorum being present Mayor Chris Wyatt in the Chair called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

***R00392-2007
Pearen – Maloney
That the Regular Agenda for this Council Meeting be approved as presented.
Carried.***

PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Mayor Chris Wyatt presented Councillor Larry Pearen with a sweatshirt in appreciation and gratitude for his volunteer work as Chairman of the Yorkton 125 Committee for celebrations that were held in Yorkton this year. He thanked all the volunteers that helped in this regard.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – December 3, 2007

***R00393-2007
Wilson – DeRyk
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of December 3, 2007 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – December 3, 2007

***R00394-2007
Arnelien – Goulden
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of December 3, 2007 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

REPORTS OF COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED

Protective Services Commission Meeting Minutes – November 20, 2007

***R00395-2007
Arnelien – Wilson
That the Protective Services Commission Meeting Minutes of November 20, 2007 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

INTRODUCTION OF BYLAWS

Bylaw No. 16/2007 – Amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 – Contract Zoning Broadway Street W. [2nd and 3rd reading]

***R00396-2007
DeRyk – Pearen
That Resolution No. R00382-2007 as contained in the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of December 3, 2007 regarding tabling of Bylaws No. 16/2007 and Bylaw No. 17/2007 be lifted from the table.
Carried.***


***R00397-2007
Wilson – Pearen
That Bylaw No. 16/2007, a bylaw to amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 – Contract Zoning Broadway Street West be read a second time this 17th day of December A.D. 2007.
Carried.***

***R00398-2007
Arnelien – Goulden
That Bylaw No. 16/2007, a bylaw of the City of Yorkton to allow for contract zoning and amendment to the zoning map of Bylaw No. 14/2003 be read a third time this 17th day of December A.D. 2007 and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

Bylaw No. 17/2007 – Amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 – Zoning Development Standards Broadway St. W. [2nd and 3rd reading]

***R00399-2007
Wilson – Maloney
That Bylaw No. 17/2007, a bylaw to amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 – Zoning Development Standards Broadway St. W. be read a second time this 17th day of December A.D. 2007.
Carried.***

***R00400-2007
DeRyk – Maloney
That Bylaw No. 17/2007, a bylaw of the City of Yorkton to allow for changes in Zoning Development Standards, and amendment to the Zoning Map Z-1 of Bylaw No. 14/2003 be read a third time this 17th day of December A.D. 2007 and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

City Manager – Policy No. 10.181 – Sale of Residential Lots

A report dated December 14, 2007 from the City Manager regarding policies on the sale of residential lots were circulated for the consideration of Council.

Mayor Wyatt passed the Chair to Deputy Mayor Pearen at 5:08p.m. and it reverted back at 5:09 p.m.

***R00401-2007
Maloney – DeRyk
That the Sale of Residential Lots Policy 10.181 be adopted as presented, and further that a report be brought back to Council to rescind the Sale of Residential Lots Policy 10.180 after the sale of all lots presently on the market under that policy have been completed.
Carried.***

Director of Finance – Riverside Drive and Tamarack Cove – Land Fund

A report dated December 13, 2007 from the Director of Finance regarding lots on Riverside Drive and Tamarack Cove were circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00402-2007
Goulden – Wilson
That pricing of the 25 lots on Riverside Drive and Tamarack Cove be established as listed on the attached schedule and map.
Carried.***

Utility Account Write-off’s

A report dated December 3, 2007 from the Director of Finance regarding utility account write-off’s was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00403-2007
Pearen – Arnelien
That Administration be authorized to write off the attached list of outstanding utility accounts totaling $13,386.02 for the year 2007.

Mayor Wyatt passed the Chair to Deputy Mayor Pearen at 5:24 p.m. and it reverted back at 5:26 p.m.

Mayor Wyatt passed the Chair to Deputy Mayor Pearen at 5:31 and it reverted back at 5:32 p.m.

Mayor Chris Wyatt opposed.
Carried.***

Director of Environmental Services – Phase 2, Queen Street WTP, Contract 2 Superstructure, Tender results

A report dated December 14, 2007 from the Director of Environmental Services regarding tender results for Phase 2 of the Queen Street Water Treatment Plant was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00404-2007
Arnelien – Goulden
That Graham Construction and Engineering a Joint Venture (JV) be awarded the Phase 2, Queen Street WTP, Contract 2: Superstructure for a contract price of $4,840,825 and contingency of $479,175 for a total of $5,320,000.
Carried.***

City Clerk – Commissions of Council Review

A report dated December 7, 2007 from the City Clerk regarding the Commissions of Council Review was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00405-2007
DeRyk - Maloney
That Administration be directed to amend Procedure Bylaw No. 45/2003 and the respective Commission Bylaws to provide for the Commissions to report back to the Department Head assigned to the Commission for follow-up in a Council report format directly to Council.

Mayor Wyatt passed the Chair to Deputy Mayor Pearen at 5:46 and it reverted back at 5:47 p.m.

Councillor Pearen opposed.
Carried.***

***R00406 – 2007
DeRyk – Pearen
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn at 5:47 p.m.
Carried.***


Approved this 7th day of January 2008.

Chris Wyatt
MAYOR

Bonnie Schenher
CITY CLERK