City Council

 2016 Election

 Bylaws

 Committees, Boards, Commissions

 Council Meetings

 Members of Council

 Mission, Vision, Values

See Also…

City Departments

Municipal Manuals

CITY OF YORKTON
SASKATCHEWAN
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 8, 2010

Minutes of a Regular Meeting of Council held on Monday, March 8, 2010 in Council Chambers City Hall commencing at 5:00 p.m.

Present: Mayor James Wilson, Councillors Arnelien, Fisher, Maloney, Okrainec, Pearen and Wyatt.

Staff Members Present: Darcy McLeod, Bonnie Schenher, Lonnie Kaal, Michael Buchholzer, Brian Dudar, Kelly Kaban and Don Kunkel. Recording: Gloria Signarowski.

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

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

***R00093-2010
Arnelien – Okrainec
That the Regular Council Agenda and the Committee of the Whole Council Agenda be approved as presented.
Carried.***

PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Mayor James Wilson advised the public of the success of the Yorkton Terriers and how proud we are of them representing us in the SJHL being up two games to none on Weyburn. He reminded the public that Wednesday is Game 4 on March 10th and he is asking the citizens of Yorkton to cheer them on. If they are not successful on March 10th then Game 6 will be on Saturday, March 13th. Support our Terriers, come out and cheer them on.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – February 22, 2010

***R00094-2010
Wyatt – Pearen
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of February 22, 2010 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – February 22, 2010

***R00095-2010
Fisher – Maloney
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of February 22, 2010 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

Presentation – Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers – Proclamation – Social Work Week – March 21st to 27th, 2010

A letter dated February 22, 2010 from the President of the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers, Yellowhead East Branch, Yorkton, requesting a proclamation was circulated for the consideration of Council.

Ms. Eileen Zarowny, President was present in Council Chambers to speak to their request.

***R00096-2010
Arnelien – Okrainec
That Council proclaim the week of March 21 to 27, 2010 as “Social Work Week in the City of Yorkton”.
Carried.***

Presentation – Yorkton Curling Club – Financial Contribution

An email from the Yorkton Curling Club dated March 4, 2010 requesting to make a presentation to the City of Yorkton for the Curling Clubs contribution towards the payment of the Windows in the BMO Lounge at the Gallagher Centre was circulated for the consideration of Council.

Mr. Bryan Kuspira, President of the Yorkton Curling Club was present in Council Chambers to speak to their request.

***R00097-2010
Arnelien – Wyatt
That Mayor James Wilson accept the cheque in the amount of $8,000.00 from the Yorkton Curling Club for their contribution towards the windows in the BMO Lounge at the Gallagher Centre.
Carried.***

Presentation – Stantec Architecture Ltd. – Conceptual Plan for Kinsmen Arena

A memorandum dated March 3, 2010 from the Director of Leisure Services regarding a presentation from Stantec Architecture Ltd. was circulated for the consideration of Council.
Mr. Bob Friesen from Stantec Architecture Ltd. was present in Council Chambers to make a power point presentation on the Conceptual Plan for the Kinsmen Arena.

The Chair was passed to the Deputy Mayor at 5:14 p.m. and it reverted back at 5:16 p.m.

***R00098-2010
Arnelien – Pearen
That Council receive and file the presentation from Stantec Architecture Ltd. on the Conceptual Plan for the Kinsmen Arena.
Carried.***

INTRODUCTION OF BYLAWS

Bylaw No. 9/2010 – Amend Cemetery Bylaw No. 14/2009 – Fees and Charges

***R00099-2010
Pearen – Okrainec
That Bylaw No. 9/2010, a Bylaw to amend the Cemetery Bylaw No. 14/2009 be introduced and read a first time this 8th day of March A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00100-2010
Arnelien – Maloney
That Bylaw No. 9/2010 be read a second time this 8th day of March A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00101-2010
Maloney – Okrainec
That Bylaw No. 9/2010 receive all three readings this 8th day of March A.D. 2010.
Carried Unanimously.***

***R00102-2010
Maloney – Arnelien
That Bylaw No. 9/2010, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to amend the Cemetery Bylaw No. 14/2009 providing for the control and regulation of the operation of cemeteries within the City Limits be read a third time this 8th day of March A.D. 2010 after unanimous agreement had been reached to have third reading and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

Bylaw No. 10/2010 – Entrance Fees to the Sanitary Landfill

***R00103-2010
Wyatt – Fisher
That Bylaw No. 10/2010, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for Entrance Fees to the Sanitary Landfill be introduced and read a first time this 8th day of March A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00104-2010
Arnelien – Pearen
That Bylaw No. 10/2010 be read a second time this 8th day of March A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00105-2010
Wyatt – Maloney
That Bylaw No. 10/2010 receive all three readings this 8th day of March A.D. 2010.
Carried Unanimously.***

***R00106-2010
Okrainec – Pearen
That Bylaw No. 10/2010, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for Entrance Fees to the Sanitary Landfill be read a third time this 8th day of March A.D. 2010 after unanimous agreement had been reached to have third reading and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

Director of Leisure Services – Kinsmen Arena Conceptual Study

A report dated March 3, 2010 from the Director of Leisure Services regarding the Kinsmen Arena Conceptual Study was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00107-2010
Wyatt – Pearen
That the conceptual design for improvements to the Kinsmen Arena be approved and further that Administration be directed to bring forward more detailed information on the construction of the expanded dressing rooms and new lobby space for consideration during 2011 budget deliberations and that the Sports Hall of Fame and the Godfrey Dean Cultural Centre be approached for their input.
Councillors Arnelien, Fisher, Maloney and Okrainec opposed.
Mayor Wilson, Councillors Pearen and Wyatt in favour.
Motion Defeated.***

The Chair was passed to the Deputy Mayor at 5:40 p.m. and it reverted back at 5:45 p.m.

***R00108-2010
Arnelien – Maloney
That this item be referred to Administration for more detailed information and further budget deliberations.

***R00109-2010
Fisher – Okrainec
That direction be given to Administration to refer this item as part of the Community Strategic Planning Sessions.
Councillors Pearen and Wyatt opposed.
Carried.***

Voting on Resolution No. R00108-2010 as amended.
Councillors Pearen and Wyatt opposed.
Carried.***

Director of Finance – 2009 Financial Review of Land Fund

A report dated March 3, 2010 from the Director of Finance regarding the 2009 Financial Review of the Land Fund was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00110-2010
Arnelien – Fisher
That the 2009 Land Fund Financial Report be approved as presented.
Carried.***

***R00111-2010
Maloney – Pearen
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn at 6:09 p.m.
Carried.***

 

Approved this 22nd day of March A.D. 2010.

James Wilson
MAYOR

Bonnie Schenher
CITY CLERK