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CITY OF YORKTON
SASKATCHEWAN
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
FEBRUARY 28, 2011

Minutes of a Regular Meeting of Council held on Monday, February 28th, 2011 in Council Chambers City Hall commencing at 5:06 p.m.

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

Absent: Councillor Chris Wyatt.

Staff Members Present: David Putz, Bonnie Schenher, Lonnie Kaal, Gord Shaw, Trent Mandzuk, Dennis Woroschuk, Dean Clark, Michael Eger, Faisal Anwar, and Brant Hryhorczuk. Recording: Gloria Signarowski.

A quorum being present Mayor James Wilson in the Chair called the meeting to order at 5:06 p.m.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

***R00067-2011
Arnelien – Maloney
That the Regular Council Agenda and Committee of the Whole Council Agenda be approved as presented.
Carried.***

PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Mayor James Wilson passed on condolences to Councillor Chris Wyatt and his family on the loss of his Mother. He wished the Wyatt Family all the best.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – February 14, 2011

***R00068-2011
Fisher – Pearen
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of February 14, 2011 be approved as presented.
Carried.**
*

Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – February 14, 2011

***R00069-2011
Maloney – Fisher
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of February 14, 2011 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

Presentation – Associated Engineering – Update on Building Assessment Project

A letter dated February 22, 2011 along with information on the City of Yorkton Asset Management Program from Associated Engineering (Sask) Ltd. was circulated for the consideration of Council.
Mr. David Watt, Manager of the Asset Program and Mr. Jason Horner, Project Manager were present in Council Chambers to make a presentation. Mr. Watt spoke to their request.

***R00070-2011
Arnelien – Okrainec
That the presentation from Associated Engineering (Sask) Ltd. providing an update on the Building Assessment Project for the City of Yorkton be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

REPORTS OF COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED

Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes – February 16, 2011

***R00071-2011
Pearen – Maloney
That the Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes of February 16, 2011 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

INTRODUCTION OF BYLAWS

Bylaw No. 5/2011 – Appointment of a Planning and Infrastructure Commission

***R00072-2011
Pearen – Okrainec
That Bylaw No. 5/2011, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton providing for the appointment of a Planning and Infrastructure Commission be introduced and read a first time this 28th day of February A.D. 2011.
Carried.***

***R00073-2011
Okrainec – Fisher
That Bylaw No. 5/2011 be read a second time this 28th day of February A.D. 2011.
Carried.***

***R00074-2011
Arnelien – Okrainec
That Bylaw No. 5/2011 receive all three readings this 28th day of February A.D. 2011.
Carried Unanimously.***

***R00075-2011
Okrainec – Maloney
That Bylaw No. 5/2011, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton providing for the appointment of a Planning and Infrastructure Commission be read a third time this 28th day of February A.D. 2011 after unanimous agreement had been reached to have third reading and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

Bylaw No. 7/2011 – Appointment of an Economic Development Committee

***R00076-2011
Maloney – Pearen
That Bylaw No. 7/2011, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton providing for the appointment of an Economic Development Committee be introduced and read a first time this 28th day of February A.D. 2011.
Carried.***

***R00077-2011
Arnelien – Okrainec
That Bylaw No. 7/2011 be read a second time this 28th day of February A.D. 2011.
Carried.***

***R00078-2011
Maloney – Pearen
That Bylaw No. 7/2011 receive all three readings this 28th day of February A.D. 2011.
Carried Unanimously.***

***R00079-2011
Okrainec – Fisher
That Bylaw No. 7/2011, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton providing for the appointment of an Economic Development Committee be read a third time this 28th day of February A.D. 2011 after unanimous agreement had been reached to have third reading and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

Bylaw No. 8/2011 – Appointment of a Protective Services Committee

***R00080-2011
Arnelien – Okrainec
That Bylaw No. 8/2011, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton providing for the appointment of a Protective Services Committee be introduced and read a first time this 28th day of February A.D. 2011.
Carried.***

***R00081-2011
Fisher – Pearen
That Bylaw No. 8/2011 be read a second time this 28th day of February A.D. 2011.
Carried.***

***R00082-2011
Fisher – Maloney
That Bylaw No. 8/2011 receive all three readings this 28th day of February A.D. 2011.
Carried Unanimously.***

***R00083-2011
Maloney – Pearen
That Bylaw No. 8/2011, a Bylaw of the City of Yorkton providing for the appointment of a Protective Services Committee be read a third time this 28th day of February A.D. 2011 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 Public Works – 2011 Drainage Operations

A report dated February 8, 2011 from the Director of Public Works regarding the 2011 Drainage Operations was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00084-2011
Fisher – Arnelien
That Council authorize Administration to allocate $70,000 from Public Works Reserves for additional snow removal and inspection/flushing of storm-sewer mains to assist in removing spring water run-off.
Carried.***

The Chair was passed to Deputy Mayor Okrainec at 5:49 p.m. and it reverted back at 5:50 p.m.

The Chair was passed to Deputy Mayor Okrainec at 5:55 p.m. and it reverted back at 5:56 p.m.

Director of Planning & Engineering

Sask Power Installation of Distribution Lines Adjacent to Highway #9

A report dated February 17, 2011 from the Director of Planning and Engineering regarding SaskPower distribution lines adjacent to Highway No. 9 was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00085-2011
Maloney – Okrainec
That Council table the report from the Director of Planning & Engineering dated February 17, 2011 regarding SaskPower Distribution Lines Adjacent to Highway No. 9 until arrangements can be made with SaskPower to attend a Council meeting to discuss this matter further.
Carried.***

Rural Subdivision Application – Parcel A, Plan 101761129 (NE ¼ Sec. 4-26-4-W2M)

A report dated February 17, 2011 from the Director of Planning & Engineering regarding a Rural Subdivision Application on Parcel A, Plan 101761129 (NE ¼ Sec. 4-26-4-W2m) was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00086-2011
Maloney – Pearen
That the Ministry of Municipal Affairs is advised the City has concerns about Subdivision Application R0108-11R; namely, the use is neither a prescribed or discretionary use within the A – Agricultural District, a five metre wide buffer strip is to be included along the property line adjacent to Sully Avenue, and Keats Street is to be used as an access to the property, and Sully Avenue is not to be used as a truck route.
Carried.***

The Chair was passed to Deputy Mayor Richard Okrainec at 6:06 p.m. and it reverted back at 6:07 p.m.

The Chair was passed to Deputy Mayor Richard Okrainec at 6:07 and it reverted back at 6:10 p.m.

GIVING NOTICE OF MOTION

Mayor James Wilson – Appointment to the Housing Committee

A report dated February 22, 2011 from Mayor James Wilson regarding the appointments to the Housing Committee was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00087-2011
Maloney – Okrainec
That the Council of the City of Yorkton appoint the following members to the Housing Committee:
Tom Seeley
Ron Skinner
Lori Walsh
Lee Rusnak
John Denysek
Lois Okrainec
Mayor James Wilson
Carried.***

***R00088-2011
Pearen – Maloney
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn at 6:11 p.m.
Carried.***

Approved this 14th day of March A.D. 2011.

James Wilson
MAYOR

Bonnie Schenher
CITY CLERK