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

Minutes of a Regular Meeting of Council held on Monday, November 28, 2011 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, Don Kunkel, Brant Hryhorczuk, Joshua Mickleborough, Roy Lanaway, Dean Clark, Michael Eger, Trent Mandzuk, Darcy McLeod, Michael Buchholzer, and Faisal Anwar. 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

***R00444-2011
Wyatt – Okrainec
That the Regular Council Agenda and the Committee of the Whole Council Agenda be approved as presented.
Carried.***

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – November 14, 2011

***R00445-2011
Arnelien – Pearen
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of November 14, 2011 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

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

***R00446-2011
Wyatt – Maloney
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of November 14, 2011 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

Proclamation – Violence Awareness Week – December 4 – 10, 2011

A letter dated November 22, 2011 from the Director of Shelwin House regarding a proclamation was circulated for the consideration of Council.

Ms. LaVern Dumka, Director of Shelwin House and Ms. Laura Krawetz, Support Worker were present to speak to their request.

***R00447-2011
Arnelien – Okrainec
That Council authorize Mayor James Wilson to proclaim the week of December 4th to December 10th, 2011 as “Violence Awareness Week” in the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

REPORTS OF COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED

Economic Development Committee Meeting Minutes – September 15, 2011

***R00448-2011
Maloney – Pearen
That the Economic Development Committee Meeting Minutes of September 15, 2011 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

Economic Development Committee Meeting Minutes – November 10, 2011

***R00449-2011
Okrainec – Wyatt
That the Economic Development Committee Meeting Minutes of November 10, 2011 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes – September 21, 2011

***R00450-2011
Maloney – Fisher
That the Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes of September 21, 2011 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes – November 2, 2011

***R00451-2011
Fisher – Arnelien
That the Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes of November 2, 2011 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes – November 16, 2011

***R00452-2011
Pearen – Okrainec
That the Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes of November 16, 2011 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

Planner – Discretionary Use DU06-11 – Warehouse Facility – 115 Broadway Street West

A report dated November 16, 2011 from the Planner regarding a Discretionary Use DU06-11- Warehouse Facility at 115 Broadway Street West was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00453-2011
Wyatt - Maloney
That Administration be authorized to proceed with the Public Notice Process for a proposed Warehouse Facility on Lot 33, Block 34, Plan 99Y04947, civically known as 115 Broadway Street West, and that the application be brought back to Council for its review and decision.
Carried.***

Director of Planning and Engineering - Subdivision Application in R.M. of Orkney No. 244

A report dated November 26, 2011 from the Director of Planning and Engineering regarding a Subdivision Application in the R.M. of Orkney No. 244 was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00454-2011
Pearen – Okrainec
Administration is directed to advise the Ministry of Municipal Affairs the City has no objections to application R1098-11R to subdivide a farmstead parcel from a portion of the SE ¼ Sec. 7-26-4-W2M in the RM of Orkney No. 244.
Carried.***

Director of Planning and Engineering – Request from the R.M. of Orkney No. 244 to Change Road Name

A report dated November 22, 2011 from the Director of Planning and Engineering regarding a request from the R.M. of Orkney No. 244 to change a road name was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00455-2011
Wyatt – Pearen
Administration be directed to contact the RM of Orkney No. 244 to advise that the renaming of the roadway should commence north of Grain Millers Road rather than York Road.
Carried.***

Director of Finance – 2012 Capital Budget

A memorandum dated November 24, 2011 from the Director of Finance regarding the 2012 Capital Budget was circulated for the consideration of Council.

The Chair was passed to Deputy Mayor Maloney at 5:43 and it reverted back at 5:47 p.m.

***R00456-2011
Pearen – Maloney
That Council approve the 2012 Capital Budget (option 2 using $200,000 for drainage) with total new capital projects at $4,937,650 funded from reserves, grants and other.
Mayor Wilson, Councillors Arnelien, Fisher and Wyatt opposed.
Motion defeated.***

***R00457-2011
Arnelien - Wyatt
That the 2012 Capital Budget be adopted as presented including federal grants of $905,285, debt payments of $1,800,045, reserve allocations of $625,000 and total new capital projects of $4,907,650 (as depicted in the attached spreadsheet with a net cost to the capital budget of $2,244,000).
Councillors Maloney, Okrainec and Pearen opposed.
Carried.***

***R00458-2011
Pearen – Okrainec
That this Regular Council Meeting move into a Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:51 p.m.
Carried.***

***R00459-2011
Maloney – Wyatt
That we rise and report from the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:49 p.m.
Carried.***

Tabled Motion – C00056-2011 – Business Plans

***R00460-2011
Pearen - Arnelien
That we accept Tabled Motion No. C00056-2011 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting of October 31, 2011regarding Business Plans for Department of Environmental Services, Fire Department, Human Resources and the Public Works Department be lifted from the Table.
Carried.***

Tabled Motion – C00061-2011 – Business Plans

***R00461-2011
Wyatt - Okrainec
That we accept Tabled Motion No. C00061-2011 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting of November 14, 2011regarding Business Plans for the City Clerk’s Department, the Community Development Parks and Recreation Department, and the Gallagher Centre be lifted from the Table.
Carried.***

***R00462-2011
Okrainec - Maloney
That we accept Recommendation No. C00067-2011 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of November 28, 2011 that we receive and file the Business Plans for the Department of Environmental Services, the Fire Department, the Department of Human Resources, the Public Works Department, the City Clerk’s Department, the Community Development Parks and Recreation Department, the Finance Department, the Planning and Engineering Department, and the Gallagher Centre for 2012 to 2014.
Carried.***

***R00463-2011
Pearen – Maloney
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn at 7:00 p.m.
Carried.***

Approved this 5th day of December A.D. 2011.

James Wilson
MAYOR

Bonnie Schenher
CITY CLERK