CITY OF YORKTON
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
June 11, 2012
Minutes of a Regular Council Meeting held on Monday, June 11, 2012 in Council Chambers City Hall commencing at 5:00 p.m.
Present: Mayor Wilson, Councillors Arnelien, Fisher, and Okrainec
Staff Members Present: Bonnie Schenher, Gord Shaw, David Putz, Lonnie Kaal, Michael Eger, Brant Hryhorczuk, Josh Mickleborough, Roy Lanaway, and Trevor Morrissey
Recording: Teresa Miller
A quorum being present Mayor Wilson in the chair called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
That the Regular Council Agenda and Committee of the Whole Agenda be approved as presented.
Councillor Richard Okrainec acknowledged that he has had an opportunity to attend some of the season openers that have taken place recently. He attended the Harness Racing at the Yorkton Exhibition Grounds, this may be the last season for harness racing, and noted that attendance was good but if the community wants this event to continue more people need to come out.
The season has started for the Yorkton Cardinals Baseball Club. Councillor Okrainec encouraged everyone to attend a game and commented on how good the facility at Jubilee Field is.
Councillor Okrainec also attended the D Day celebrations. It has been 68 years since June 6, 1944. He thanked the Legion and President Peter Wyatt for their work in honouring this day.
Mayor James Wilson spoke about the community having an opportunity to celebrate the Grand Opening of Yorkton’s Water Treatment Plant, which is the largest project in the history of Yorkton. He thanked the Federal and Provincial Government for their financial contributions to this project. He went on to thank all those involved who made this project and Grand Opening so successful.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Regular Council Meeting Minutes – May 28, 2012
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of May 28, 2012 be approved as presented.
Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – May 28, 2012
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of May 28, 2012 be received and filed as presented.
HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS
Presentation – Western Financial Group – Request for Noise Bylaw No. 21/99 Exemption – Rodney Ridge – September 1, 2012
A letter received May 28, 2012 from Glenn Beaulieu, Branch Manager of the Western Financial Group, was circulated for the consideration of Council. Glenn Beaulieu was present in Council Chambers to speak to this request.
That the request for an exemption under Noise Bylaw No. 21/99 for an event to be held on September 1, 2012 at Rodney Ridge be approved.
Presentation – Parkland Unit of the Canadian Cancer Society – Request for Noise Bylaw Exemption – June 22, 2012
An email dated June 18, 2012 from Janet Sharpe, Manager of the Parkland Unit of the Canadian Cancer Society was circulated for the consideration of Council. Janet Sharpe was present in Council Chambers to speak to this request.
That an exemption under Noise Bylaw No. 21/99 to the Canadian Cancer Society for the Relay for Life Fundraising event to be held on June 22, 2012 at Century Field be approved.
Public Notice – Proposed Discretionary Use – 152 Myrtle Avenue – Light Industrial Use
There was no one present in Council Chambers to speak for the proposed discretionary use application at 152 Myrtle. A letter was received and circulated to Council from Mr. Patrick Hunt expressing the concerns he had with this development.
REPORTS OF COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED
INTRODUCTION OF BYLAWS
Planner – Discretionary Use DU04-12 – 152 Myrtle Avenue – Light Industrial Use
A report dated June 4, 2012 from the Planner regarding the Discretionary Use application for 152 Myrtle Avenue was circulated for the consideration of Council. Michael Eger was present in Council Chambers to speak to this report.
That application DU04-12 for a proposed Light Industrial Use consisting of 12 grain bins on 152 Myrtle Avenue, legally described as Lot 56, Block 9, Plan 102077906, be approved and that Administration be authorized to issue a Development Permit on the condition that the Applicant/Owner provide a decorative fence to provide visual screening from Myrtle Avenue. Carried.***
NOTICE OF MOTION
That this Regular Meeting move into a Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:13 p.m.
That we rise and report from the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:25 p.m.
City Manager - Agricultural Land Lease and LDM Food Partnership [27.10(e)(i)(iii)]
That we accept Recommendation No. C00037-2012 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of June 11, 2012 that Administration is directed to give 6 months lease termination notice to the Lessee by June 15, 2012.
And further, that Administration work with LDM Foods and a grower to develop a partnership agreement, for Council approval, that will see the City’s proceeds be given to a specific project as recomended.
RFP Proposed Residential Development Plan 00Y03489, Parcel K, L and M (Morrison Drive) [27.10(e)(iii)(iv)(v)]
That we accept Recommendation No. C00038-2012 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of June 11, 2012 that Administration hold the necessary meetings with the proposed developer to address all issues identified by Mr. Shaw plus any others arising from those meetings, prior to bringing a report back for Council’s consideration.
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourns at 5:26 p.m.
Approved this 25th day of June A.D. 2012.