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CITY OF YORKTON
SASKATCHEWAN
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
NOVEMBER 29, 2010

Minutes of a Regular Meeting of Council held on Monday, November 29, 2010 in Council Chambers City Hall commencing at 5:00 p.m.

Present: Deputy Mayor Ross Fisher, Councillors Maloney, Okrainec, Pearen and Wyatt.

Absent: Mayor James Wilson and Councillor Les Arnelien.

Staff Members Present: David Putz, Bonnie Schenher, Lonnie Kaal, Gord Shaw and Jeff Fawcett. Recording: Gloria Signarowski.

A quorum being present Deputy Mayor Ross Fisher in the Chair called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

***R00476-2010
Maloney – Pearen
That the Regular Council Agenda and the Committee of the Whole Council Agenda be approved as presented.
Carried.***

PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Councillor Maloney thanked the organizers of the Santa Claus parade. There were lots of kids and a great attendance. Congratulations to all and it was a nice evening.

Deputy Mayor Ross Fisher congratulated Cheryl Denesowych and Don Ingham for the Saskatchewan Aviation Council Conference which was recently held in Yorkton with over 150 delegates. This is the first time it was moved out of Saskatoon or Regina and it was a very successful and well run conference.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – November 15th, 2010

***R00477-2010
Okrainec – Wyatt
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of November 15, 2010 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – November 15th, 2010

***R00478-2010
Pearen – Maloney
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of November 15th, 2010 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

Presentation – Yorkton Women in Need - Battered Women’s Awareness Week – December 5th to 11th, 2010

A letter dated November 15, 2001 from Yorkton Women in Need requesting a proclamation was circulated for the consideration of Council.
Ms. LaVern Dumka, Director and Ms. Michelle Goulden, Outreach Worker from Shelwin House were present in Council Chambers to speak to their request.

***R00479-2010
Maloney – Wyatt
That Council authorize Deputy Mayor Ross Fisher to proclaim the week of December 5th to 11th, 2001 as “Battered Women’s Awareness Week” in the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

Public Notice – Bylaw No. 39/2010 – Permanent Closure and transfer of lane in Block 3, Plan 36064

There were no petitioners present in Council Chambers to speak for or against Bylaw No. 39/2010 for a permanent closure and transfer of lane in Block 3, Plan 36064.

REPORTS OF COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED

Municipal Planning Commission Meeting Minutes – November 17, 2010

***R00480-2010
Okrainec – Pearen
That the Municipal Planning Commission Meeting Minutes of November 17, 2010 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

INTRODUCTION OF BYLAWS

Bylaw No. 39/2010 – Permanent closure and transfer of lane in Block 3, Plan 36064 [2nd and 3rd readings]

***R00481-2010
Pearen – Wyatt
That Bylaw No. 39/2010 be read a second time this 29th day of November A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00482-2010
Wyatt – Okrainec
That Bylaw No. 39/2010, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for the permanent closure and transfer of a lane within Block 3, Plan 36064 be read a third time this 29th day of November A.D. 2010 and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

Bylaw No. 41/2010 – Amend Municipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 15/2003 – Schedule B [1st reading]

***R00483-2010
Maloney – Wyatt
That Bylaw No. 41/2010, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to amend Municipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 15/2003 by amending Schedule B – conceptual Land use map be introduced and read a first time this 29th day of November A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

Bylaw No. 42/2010 – amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 – IN to R3, Lot 2, Block B, Plan 101858979 [1st reading]

***R00484-2010
Pearen – Okrainec
That Bylaw No. 42/2010, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 by amending the Zoning of Lot 2, Block B, Plan 101858979 from Institutional District (IN) to Medium Density Residential District (R3) be introduced and read a first time this 29th day of November A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

Bylaw No. 44/2010 – Rates for residential refuse collection and removal

***R00485-2010
Pearen – Wyatt
That Bylaw No. 44/2010, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide rates for residential refuse collection and removal in the City of Yorkton be introduced and read a first time this 29th day of November A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00486-2010
Maloney – Wyatt
That Bylaw No. 44/2010 be read a second time this 29th day of November A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00487-2010
Okrainec – Maloney
That Bylaw No. 44/2010 receive all three readings this 29th day of November A.D. 2010.
Carried Unanimously.***

***R00488-2010
Wyatt – Pearen
That Bylaw No. 44/2010 a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide rates for residential refuse collection and removal in the City of Yorkton be read a third time this 29th day of November 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.***

***R00489-2010
Wyatt – Okrainec
That this Regular Council Meeting move into a Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:23 p.m.
Carried.***

***R00490-2010
Maloney – Pearen
That we rise and report from the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:48 p.m.
Carried.***

PROPERTY MATTER

Skinner Garden Classics Update – [27.10(e)(i)(iii)&(f)(v)]

***R00491-2010
Maloney – Wyatt
That we accept Recommendation No. C00083-2010 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of November 29, 2010 that the City lease the site to Skinner Garden Classics at a rate of $3,500 & GST per annum for a period of five years, including a two year Notice of Termination Clause, with a further option to renew at the City’s sole discretion.
Carried.***

***R00492-2010
Pearen – Wyatt
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn at 5:49 p.m.
Carried.***

Approved this 13th day of December A.D. 2010.

James Wilson
MAYOR

Bonnie Schenher
CITY CLERK