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CITY OF YORKTON
SASKATCHEWAN
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
DECEMBER 13, 2010

Minutes of a Regular Meeting of Council held on Monday, December 13, 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: David Putz, Bonnie Schenher, Lonnie Kaal, Gord Shaw, Faisal Anwar, Darcy McLeod, Michael Buchholzer and Michael Eger. Recording: Gloria Signarowski.

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

***R00493-2010
Arnelien – Okrainec
That the Regular Council Agenda and Committee of the Whole Council Agenda be approved as presented.
Carried.***

PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Councillor Pearen commented about the Salvation Army Christmas kettles. Volunteer donations are running very low. The kettles are at 4 different locations in the City. He encouraged the citizens to support the Salvation Army.

Mayor Wilson talked about the Community Adult Band performance the other evening with Conductor, Councillor Larry Pearen. Congratulations on a great job done. The Paper Bag Players had a new Performer from our Community. Deputy Fire Chief John Whittaker had a lead role. Mayor Wilson welcomed his son Bryce to the Council Meeting. On behalf of all of Council, Mayor Wilson wished everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. It was a great year and he looks forward to 2011.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – November 29, 2010

***R00494-2010
Maloney – Pearen
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of November 29, 2010 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – November 29, 2010

***R00495-2010
Okrainec – Wyatt
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of November 29, 2010 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

Public Notice – Bylaw No. 41/2010 – Amend Municipal Development Plan Bylaw No.15/2003 – Schedule B

There was no one present in Council Chambers to speak for or against Bylaw No. 41/2010, a Bylaw to amend Municipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 15/2003 – Schedule B.

Public Notice – Bylaw No. 42/2010 – Amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 – IN to R3, Lot 2, Block B, Plan 101858979

There was no one present in Council Chambers to speak for or against Bylaw No. 42 a Bylaw to amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 from IN to R3, Lot 2, Block B, Plan 101858979.

REPORTS OF COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED

Economic Development Committee Meeting Minutes – October 28, 2010

***R00496-2010
Maloney – Pearen
That the Economic Development Committee Meeting Minutes of October 28, 2010 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

Community Development Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting Minutes – November 23, 2010

***R00497-2010
Arnelien – Okrainec
That the Community Development Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting Minutes of November 23, 2010 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

INTRODUCTION OF BYLAWS

Bylaw No. 41/2010 – Amend Municipal Development Plan Bylaw No. 15/2003 – Schedule B [2nd and 3rd reading]

***R00498-2010
Pearen – Maloney
That Bylaw No. 41/2010 be read a second time this 13th day of December A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00499-2010
Okrainec – Fisher
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 read a third time this 13th day of December A.D. 2010 and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

Bylaw No. 42/2010 – Amend Zoning Bylaw o. 14/2003 – IN to R3, Lot 2 Block B, Plan 101858979 [2nd and 3rd reading]

***R00500-2010
Arnelien – Wyatt
That Bylaw No. 42/2010 be read a second time this 13th day of December A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00501-2010
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 read a third time this 13th day of December A.D. 2010 and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

Bylaw No. 45/2010 – Transit (Dial-A-Bus) Fares for the year 2011

***R00502-2010
Maloney – Wyatt
That Bylaw No. 45/2010, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to amend Transit Bylaw No. 29/2002 be introduced and read a first time this 13th day of December A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00503-2010
Arnelien – Pearen
That Bylaw No. 45/2010 be read a second time this 13th day of December A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00504-2010
Maloney – Wyatt
That Bylaw No. 45/2010 receive all three readings this 13th day of December A.D. 2010.
Carried Unanimously.***

***R00505-2010
Wyatt – Pearen
That Bylaw No. 45/2010, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to amend Transit Bylaw No. 29/2002 be read a third time this 13th day of December 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. 46/2010 – Sanitary Landfill Fees

***R00506-2010
Maloney – Arnelien
That Bylaw No. 46/2010 a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for entrance fees to the Sanitary Landfill be introduced and read a first time this 13th day of December A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00507-2010
Okrainec – Fisher
That Bylaw No. 46/2010 be read a second time this 13th day of December A.D. 2010.
Carried.***

***R00508-2010
Arnelien – Pearen
That Bylaw No. 46/2010 receive all three readings this 13th day of December A.D. 2010.
Carried Unanimously.***

***R00509-2010
Okrainec – Maloney
That Bylaw No. 46/2010, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton to provide for entrance fees to the Sanitary Landfill be read a third time this 13th day of December A.D. 2010 after unanimous consent had been reached to have third reading and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

The Economic Development Committee Strategic Economic Development Plan was moved to the end of this section of the Agenda as the Presenter was going to be late.

Director of Planning & Engineering – Subdivision Application -R.M. of Orkney No. 244 – SE ¼ 26-25-4-W2nd (Block C, Plan 101912363)

A report dated December 3, 2010 from the Director of Planning and Engineering regarding proposed improvements to the SaskPower switching station 1.5 km south of the City of Yorkton was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00510-2010
Wyatt – Okrainec
That Administration be directed to advise the Ministry of Municipal Affairs that the City has no objections to the proposed subdivision application within the SE ¼ Sec. 26-25-4-W2 (Block C, Plan 101912363) as shown in the tentative plan prepared by Altus Geomatics.
Carried.***

Director of Environmental Services – Residential Refuse Collection & Disposal Services Contract – Ottenbreit Sanitation Services

A report dated November 9, 2010 from the Director of Environmental Services regarding the residential refuse collection and disposal services contract renewal was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00511-2010
Arnelien – Pearen
That Administration be authorized to execute the renewal of the contract as renegotiated with Ottenbreit Sanitation Services (2002) Ltd. as provided for in the attached contract agreement.
Carried.***

Planner – Discretionary Use DU06-10 – Planned Unit Development – 83 King Street East

A report dated December 7, 2010 from the Planner regarding a Discretionary Use DU06-10 Planned Unit Development – 83 King Street East was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00512-2010
Okrainec – Fisher
That Administration be authorized to proceed with the Public Notice Process for a proposed Planned Unit Development, consisting of nine, eight-unit apartment-style condominiums, and that the application be brought back to Council for its review and decision.
Carried.***

Director of Finance – City Wide Account Write-off’s for 2010

A report dated December 8, 2010 from the Director of Finance regarding the City Wide Account Write-off’s was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00513-2010
Maloney – Okrainec
That Council receive and file the 2010 write-off list as attached in the amount of $48,594.00 for uncollectible accounts.
Carried.***

Economic Development Officer - Economic Development Committee – Strategic Economic Development Plan (2011-2013)

A report dated December 13, 2010 from the Economic Development Officer regarding the Strategic Economic Development Plan (2011 -2013) was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00514-2010
Arnelien – Pearen
That the Strategic Economic Development Plan (2011-2013) be approved and adopted as presented.
Carried.***

The Chair was passed to Deputy Mayor Fisher at 5:29 and it reverted back at 5:30 p.m.

***R00515-2010
Pearen – Maloney
That this Regular Council Meeting move into a Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:31 p.m.
Carried.***

***R00516-2010
Arnelien – Okrainec
That we rise and report from the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:49 p.m.
Carried.***

Option to Purchase NW 11 acres of SW 12-26-4-W2 [27.10(a)&(e)(i)(ii)(iii)&(f)(iv)(v)]

***R00517-2010
Arnelien – Pearen
That we accept Recommendation No. C00086-2010 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of December 13, 2010 that the Province of Saskatchewan, Department of Highways and Transportation’s request for a Two Year Option to Purchase the NW Eleven (11) acres of SW 12-26-4-W2nd be approved. The Option shall be for a fee of $33,000 with a 90 day termination clause should a bonafide offer be received. In the event the Province proceeds with the Project, the Option fee shall be applied to the purchase price of the land.
Carried.***

Commercial Subdivision Adjacent to Tourism Centre – Details Design Phase [27.10(e)(i)(iii)(v)]

***R00518-2010
Okrainec – Ross
That we accept Recommendation No. C00087-2010 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of December 13, 2010 that Council authorize Administration to proceed to the next phase of having Associated Engineering prepare the detailed design based on a fee estimate of $149,788.00 exclusive of GST.
Carried.***

***R00519-2010
Fisher – Maloney
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn at 5:50 p.m.
Carried.**
*

Approved this 10th day of January A.D. 2011.

James Wilson
MAYOR

Bonnie Schenher
CITY CLERK