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CITY OF YORKTON
SASKATCHEWAN
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
OCTOBER 5, 2009

Minutes of a Regular Meeting of Council held on Monday, October 5, 2009 in Council Chambers City Hall commencing at 5:00 p.m.

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

Staff Members present: David Putz, Bonnie Schenher, Roger Hunter, Michael Buchholzer, Michael Eger and Darcy McLeod. 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

***R00392-2009
Goulden – Arnelien
That the Regular Council Meeting Agenda and the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Agenda be approved as presented.

***R00393-2009
DeRyk – Pearen
That the Regular Council Agenda be amended by adding Bylaw No. 36/2009 under Introduction of Bylaws, and by adding one item on the Committee of the Whole Agenda in-camera regarding a contractual matter.
Carried.***

Voting on Resolution No. R00392-2009 as amended.
Carried.**
*

PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Councillor Randy Goulden acknowledged all the schools that participated in the mini torch run and celebration for the 100 day kick off of the Olympic Torch Run. Thanks to Tami Hall Chair of the celebrations and to all the schools in Yorkton for having the students participate in the event.

Mayor Chris Wyatt explained why he had a Terrier Hockey Jersey on. It is to encourage fans to come out to the arena to support our Junior Hockey Team. This Friday they are playing against Melville and we would like to fill the house for the game.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – September 28, 2009

***R00394-2009
Pearen – DeRyk
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of September 28, 2009 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – September 28, 2009

***R00395-2009
Wilson – Arnelien
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of September 28, 2009 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

Children’s Wish Foundation Presentation – Walk for Wishes – October 17th, 2009

A letter dated September 30, 2009 along with pertinent background information from Mr. Dale Hintz representing the Children’s Wish Foundation “Walk for Wishes” was circulated for the consideration of Council.  Mr. Hintz gave a brief presentation regarding the first “Children’s Wish Foundation Walk for Wishes” to take place in Yorkton on October 17th, 2009.

***R00396-2009
Arnelien – Wilson
That we receive and file the presentation from Mr. Hintz regarding the “Children’s Wish Foundation Walk for Wishes” set for October 17th, 2009.
Carried.***

Councillor Goulden declared a pecuniary interest for the next item on the Agenda and left Council Chambers at 5:06 p.m.

Yorkton Short Film & Video Festival – Financial Request

A letter dated September 30, 2009 from the Yorkton Film Festival was circulated for the consideration of Council.
Mrs. Janet Hill, Chairperson of the Yorkton Short Film & Video Festival was present in Council Chambers to speak to their request.

**R00397-2009
Arnelien – DeRyk
That Council offer an additional annual grant in lieu for a value equal to the rent at the Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre for the Yorkton Short Film & Video Festival, with a one year cancellation clause, provided by either party.
Carried.***

Councillor Goulden returned to Council Chambers at 5:15 p.m.

INTRODUCTION OF BYLAWS

Bylaw No. 34/2009 – Amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 – (CZ) Contract Zone to (IN) Institutional District – 259 Circlebrooke Drive

***R00398-2009
DeRyk – Maloney
That Bylaw No. 34/2009, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to allow for an amendment from (CZ) Contract Zone to (IN) Institutional Zone to the Zoning Map of Bylaw No. 14/2003 be introduced and read a first time this 5th day of October A.D. 2009.
Carried.***

Bylaw No. 35/2009 – Amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 – Reduce Side Yard Setback and Standardize Lot Width – R-5 Mixed Density

***R00399-2009
Arnelien – Maloney
That Bylaw No. 35/2009 – a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 to standardize the lot width requirements for corner lots to 7.5M for Semi-detached dwellings in the R-5 Mixed Density Zoning District be introduced and read a first time this 5th day of October A.D. 2009.
Carried.***

Bylaw No. 36/2009 – Amending Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 for Lot 47, Block 3, Plan 101969466, 390 Maple Avenue

***R00400-2009
Maloney – Goulden
That Bylaw No. 36/2009, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 by providing for a Contract Zone at 390 Maple Avenue (Lot 47, Block 3, Plan 101969466) be introduced and read a first time this 5th day of October A.D. 2009.
Carried.***

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

Director of Environmental Services – Queen Street WTP, Contract 5 Site Grading Tender Results

A report dated September 30, 2009 from the Director of Environmental Services regarding the Queen Street WTP, Contract 5 Site Grading Tender Results was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00401-2009
DeRyk – Maloney
That MI-Sask Industries Ltd. be awarded the Queen Street WTP, Contract 5: Site Grading for a unit price contract of $292,500. Further, that the construction budget includes a contingency allowance of $47,500 for a total construction budget of $340,000.
Carried.***

***R00402-2009
Pearen – Maloney
That this Regular Council Meeting move into a Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:33 p.m.
Carried.***

***R00403-2009
DeRyk – Maloney
That we rise and report from the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 6:10 p.m.
Carried.***

The Director of Finance arrived at 6:10 p.m.

PROPERTY MATTERS

City Clerk – Purchase of Multi-Family Lot – Riverside Meadows Subdivision Phase 2 [27.10(e)(iii)&(f)(v)]

***R00404-2009
Pearen – Wilson
That we accept Recommendation No. C00078-2009 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of October 5, 2009 that the City enter into an Offer to Purchase Agreement with Brian Yanke for a multi-family lot in Riverside Meadows Phase 2 at the current price of $70,800.00.
Carried.***

City Manager – Land Sale – Highway 16 Pullout to Department of Highways and Infrastructure [27.10(e)(i)(iii)&(f)(v)]

***R00405-2009
Arnelien – Maloney
That we accept Recommendation No. C00079-2009 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of October 5, 2009 that the Department of Highways and Infrastructure offer of $6,805.13 for the purchase of Surface Parcel Number: 143093628; LLD (Parcel: F) Plan 91Y00303 Ext 0 be accepted.
Carried.***

City Manager – Annexation – R.M. of Wallace No. 243 [27.10(e)(i)(iii)(v)&(f)(v)(vi)&(j)]

***R00406-2009
Maloney – Arnelien
That we accept Recommendation No. C00080-2009 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of October 5, 2009 that the present application regarding the annexation of 14 quarters of land from the R.M. of Wallace No. 243 be withdrawn; and further that a new application for 4 quarters being: NW ¼ of 6-26-3; S ½ of 6-26-3 and the NW ¼ of 31-25-3 be submitted to the Municipal Board.
Carried.***

City Manager – Annexation – R.M. of Orkney No. 244 [27.10(e)(i)(iii)(v)&(f)(v)(vi)&(j)]

***R00407-2009
DeRyk – Pearen
That we accept Recommendation No. C00081-2009 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of October 5, 2009 that the City withdraw the application for the annexation of 31 quarters of land from the R.M. of Orkney and then bring back a report to Council when the R.M. of Wallace annexation process is completed.
Carried.***

***R00408-2009
Pearen – Maloney
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn at 6:12 p.m.
Carried.***

 

Approved this 19th day of October A.D. 2009.

Chris Wyatt
MAYOR

Bonnie Schenher
CITY CLERK