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CITY OF YORKTON
SASKATCHEWAN
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

Monday, June 24, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Council Chambers, City Hall



Minutes of a Regular Council Meeting held on Monday, June 24, 2013 in Council Chambers City Hall commencing at 5:00 p.m.

Present: Mayor Maloney, Councillors Arnelien, Fisher, Goulden, Pearen and Wyatt

Absent: Councillor Wilson

Staff Members Present: Bonnie Schenher, David Putz, Dean Clark, Josh Mickleborough, Lonnie Kaal, and Michael Eger

Recording: Teresa Miller

A quorum being present Mayor Maloney in the chair called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

***R00267-2013
Pearen-Goulden
That the Regular Council Agenda and Committee of the Whole Agenda be approved as presented.
Carried.***

PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Deputy Mayor Arnelien attended the Canadian Cancer Relay for Life on Friday June 21, 2013. It was a celebration for cancer survivors and a remembrance for loved ones lost to cancer. It was a well attended function; Deputy Mayor Arnelien congratulated all those who attended.

Deputy Mayor Arnelien also attended the R.M. of Orkney’s 100th Anniversary Celebration held on Saturday June 22, 2013. Congratulations on their 100th Anniversary.

Mayor Maloney congratulated Councillor Goulden on being elected to the Board of Directors for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). Councillor Goulden explained that FCM is a voice for all municipalities in Canada. They represent 84% of municipalities in their membership and they advocate for those municipalities in all that they do. There are five representatives from the Province of Saskatchewan and Councillor Goulden was elected for one of those positions.

Mayor Maloney congratulated Michael Buchholzer, Director of Environmental Services, on obtaining his Class 4 Certification in Water Treatment. Michael already has his Class 4 in Water Distribution, Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Collection. Michael now has the highest level of certification in all these areas. Congratulations Michael.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – June 10, 2013

***R00268-2013
Arnelien-Wyatt
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of June 10, 2013 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – June 10, 2013

***R00269-2013
Goulden-Fisher
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of June 10, 2013 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

No Items

REPORTS OF COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED

Community Development, Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting Minutes – June 11, 2013

***R00270-2013
Pearen-Arnelien
That the Community Development, Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting Minutes of June 11, 2013 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

CORRESPONDENCE

No Items

INTRODUCTION OF BYLAWS

Bylaw No. 18/2013 – Fixed Farmland Agreements

***R00271-2013
Wyatt-Goulden
That Bylaw No. 18/2013, authorizing Council of the City of Yorkton to enter into Certain Farmland Agreements be introduced and read a first time this 24th day of June A.D. 2013.
Carried.***

***R00272-2013
Wyatt-Pearen
That Bylaw No. 18/2013 be read a second time this 24th day of June A.D. 2013.
Carried.***

***R00273-2013
Arnelien-Pearen
That with the unanimous consent of Council, Bylaw No. 18/2013, authorizing Council of the City of Yorkton to enter into Certain Farmland Agreements proceed to third reading this 24th day of June A.D. 2013.
Carried Unanimously.***

***R00274-2013
Goulden-Fisher
That Bylaw No. 18/2013, a Bylaw authorizing Council of the City of Yorkton to enter into Certain Farmland Agreements be read a third time this 24th day of June A.D. 2013, and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

Planner – Development Permit Application DP12-2013 - Adriatic Gardens Phase I – 309 Morrison Drive

A report dated June 17, 2013 from the Planner regarding Development Permit Application DP12-2013 - Adriatic Gardens Phase I – 309 Morrison Drive was circulated for the consideration of Council. Michael Eger was present in Council Chambers to speak to this report.

***R00275-2013
Wyatt-Fisher
That Administration be authorized to issue a Development Permit for application DP12-2013, consisting of 7, 2-storey townhouse units and a 4-storey, 29-unit apartment condominium at 309 Morrison Drive, subject to all City regulations.
Carried.***

Michael Eger left council chambers at 5:09 p.m.

Director of Finance – 2012 Financial Statements

A report dated June 18, 2013 from the Director of Finance regarding the 2012 Financial Statements was circulated for the consideration of Council. Lonnie Kaal was present in Council Chambers to speak to this report.

***R00276-2013
Arnelien-Pearen
That the letter from ParkerQuine be executed and the December 31st, 2012 Draft Audited Financial Statement be approved as presented.
Furthermore, the Final Audited Financial Statement for December 31st, 2012 (will be the same as the draft financial statement) and is deemed to be approved forthwith.
Carried.***

NOTICE OF MOTION

No Items

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

No Items

***R00277-2013
Arnelien-Wyatt
That this Regular Council Meeting move into a Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:17 p.m.
Carried.***

***R00278-2013
Arnelien-Wyatt
That we rise and report from the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:46p.m.
Carried.***

OPEN

No Items

IN-CAMERA

City Manager – RCMP Facilities [27.10(a)&(e)(iii)&(f)(v)]

***R00279-2013
Pearen-Wyatt
That we accept Recommendation No. C00041-2013 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of June 24, 2013 that Administration be authorized to work with the RCMP to investigate and determine the feasibility of a joint Detachment along with the different options or forms that a partnership might take including the different forms of ownership of a new facility.
Carried.***

***R00280-2013
Goulden-Wyatt
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn at 5:46 p.m.
Carried.***

Approved this 8th day of July A.D. 2013.

Bob Maloney
MAYOR

Bonnie Schenher
CITY CLERK