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CITY OF YORKTON
SASKATCHEWAN

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
September 23, 2013




Minutes of a Regular Council Meeting held on Monday, September 23, 2013 in Council Chambers City Hall commencing at 5:00 p.m.

Present: Deputy Mayor Fisher, Councillors Arnelien, Goulden, Pearen, Wilson and Wyatt

Absent: Mayor Maloney

Staff Members Present: Bonnie Schenher, David Putz, Gord Shaw, Lonnie Kaal, Michael Eger, Trent Mandzuk, Darcy McLeod, Roy Lanaway, Greg Litvanyi and Josh Mickleborough.

Recording: Maureen Currie

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

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

***R00335-2013
Pearen-Arnelien
That the Regular Council Agenda and Committee of the Whole Agenda be approved as presented.
Carried.***

PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Deputy Mayor Fisher commented on two events he attended over the last two weeks. A banquet was held for Big Brothers Big Sisters as they celebrated their 100th Anniversary. As well he attended a reception hosted by the Canadian Federation of University Women.

Deputy Mayor Fisher encouraged everyone to gather at City Centre Park on Thursday, September 26th at 5:00 p.m. to take part in the CTV Home Town Tour. There will be a marching band, hotdogs, etc. The Yorkton Terriers will be on hand as well as local entertainment and it will be an excellent opportunity to showcase local talent. In case of rain this will be held at the Gallagher Centre.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – September 9, 2013

***R00336-2013
Wilson-Goulden
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of September 9, 2013 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – September 9, 2013

***R00337-2013
Arnelien-Pearen
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of September 9, 2013 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

Public Notice – Proposed Bylaw No. 23/2013 – Rezone 16 and 20 Gladstone Avenue South

There was one petitioner present in Council Chambers to speak for and no one present to speak against Proposed Bylaw No. 23/2013 - A Bylaw of the City of Yorkton in the Province of Saskatchewan to amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 to change the Zoning of Lots 25 and 26, Block 1, Plan 99Y00657 from R-1 General Residential District to C-2 Arterial Commercial. Mr. Angus Whitman, from C A Reed and Associates, addressed Council regarding the proposed bylaw.

Public Notice – Proposed Discretionary Use – Family Child Care Home – 199 Third Avenue North

There were no petitioners present in Council Chambers to speak for or against the Proposed Discretionary Use – Family Child Care Home – 199 Third Avenue North.

Public Notice – Proposed Discretionary Use – Family Child Care Home – 282 Maple Avenue North

There were no petitioners present in Council Chambers to speak for or against the Proposed Discretionary Use – Family Child Care Home – 282 Maple Avenue North.

REPORTS OF COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED

Mayor – Appointment to Yorkton Airport Authority Board

A memorandum dated September 16, 2013 from Mayor Bob Maloney regarding the appointment of Keith McTaggart to the Yorkton Airport Authority Board for 2013 was circulated for the consideration of Council.

***R00338-2013
Arnelien-Wilson
That the Council of the City of Yorkton approve the appointment of Keith McTaggart to the Yorkton Airport Authority Board for 2013.
Carried.***

Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes – June 12, 2013

***R00339-2013
Goulden-Wilson
That the Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes of June 12, 2013 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes – August 28, 2013

***R00340-2013
Pearen-Wilson
That the Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes of August 28, 2013 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes – September 11, 2013

***R00341-2013
Wilson-Goulden
That the Planning and Infrastructure Commission Meeting Minutes of September 11, 2013 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

Protective Services Committee Meeting Minutes – September 10, 2013

***R00342-2013
Arnelien-Pearen
That the Protective Services Committee Meeting Minutes of September 10, 2013 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

Economic Development Committee Meeting Minutes – September 12, 2013

***R00343-2013
Wilson-Goulden
That the Economic Development Committee Meeting Minutes of September 12, 2013 be received and filed as presented.
Carried.***

CORRESPONDENCE

No Items

INTRODUCTION OF BYLAWS

Bylaw No. 23/2013 – Amendment to Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 – Rezone 16 and 20 Gladstone Avenue South [Second and Third Reading]

***R00344-2013
Wyatt-Goulden
That Bylaw No. 23/2013 be read a second time this 23rd day of September A.D. 2013.
Carried.***

***R00345-2013
Arnelien-Pearen
That Bylaw No. 23/2013, a Bylaw in the City of Yorkton in the Province of Saskatchewan to amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 to change the Zoning of Lots 25 and 26, Block 1, Plan 99Y00657 from R-1 General Residential District to C-2 Arterial Commercial be read a third time this 23rd day of September A.D. 2013, and registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

Councillor Wyatt declared a pecuniary interest and left the Council Chambers at 5:15 p.m.

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

Director of Public Works – Heated Storage Rental

A report dated September 12, 2013 from the Director of Public Works regarding Heated Storage Rental was circulated for the consideration of Council. Trent Mandzuk was present in Council Chambers to speak to this report.

***R00346-2013
Wilson-Goulden
That $50,000 be pre-approved within the 2014 operational budget for the rental of 5,400 ft2 of heated storage from Yorkton Plumbing and Heating Ltd.
Councillor Arnelien opposed.
Carried.***

Councillor Wyatt returned to the Council Chambers at 5:32 p.m.

Planner – Discretionary Use DU03-2013 – Family Child Care Home – 199 Third Avenue North

A report dated September 13, 2013 from the City Planner regarding Discretionary Use DU03-2013 – Family Child Care Home – 199 Third Avenue North was circulated for the consideration of Council. Michael Eger was present in Council Chambers to speak to this report.

***R00347-2013
Pearen-Wyatt
That the Development Officer be authorized to issue a Development Permit for Discretionary Use application DU03-2013, which proposes a Family Child Care Home at 199 Third Avenue North, legally described as Lot 2 and 3, Block 3, Plan Y701.
Carried.***

Planner – Discretionary Use DU04-2013 – Family Child Care Home – 282 Maple Avenue

A report dated September 13, 2013 from the City Planner regarding Discretionary Use DU04-2013 – Family Child Care Home – 282 Maple Avenue was circulated for the consideration of Council. Michael Eger was present in Council Chambers to speak to this report.

***R00348-2013
Wyatt-Arnelien
That the Development Officer be authorized to issue a Development Permit for Discretionary Use application DU04-2013, which proposes a Family Child Care Home at 282 Maple Avenue, legally described as Lot 50 and 3, Block 11, Plan 99Y08572.
Carried.***

Director of Planning and Engineering – Subdivision Application SD07-2013 – Lots 5-15, Block B, Plan 102081811 – CJ Houston Place

A report dated September 12, 2013 from the Director of Planning and Engineering regarding the Subdivision Application SD07-2013 – Lots 5-15, Block B, Plan 102081811 – CJ Houston Place was circulated for the consideration of Council. Gord Shaw was present in Council Chambers to speak to this report.

***R00349-2013
Arnelien-Goulden
That subdivision application SD07-2013 is approved, and the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to execute the Plan of Proposed Subdivision and issue a Certificate of Approval for the application to subdivide lands legally described as Lots 5 – 15, Block B, Plan 102081811 within the SW ¼ Sec. 2-26-4-W2M.
Carried.***

Director of Finance – 2012 Public Accounts

A report dated September 16, 2013 from the Director of Finance regarding the 2012 Public Accounts was circulated for the consideration of Council. Lonnie Kaal was present in Council Chambers to speak to this report.

***R00350-2013
Pearen-Wyatt
That the 2012 Municipal Public Accounts document be approved as presented. Carried.***

Director of Finance – Tax Enforcement Proceedings – Six Month Notice

A report dated September 17, 2013 from the Director of Finance regarding Tax Enforcement Proceedings “Six Month Notice” was circulated for the consideration of Council. Lonnie Kaal was present in Council Chambers to speak to this report.

***R00351-2013
Arnelien-Wilson
That authorization be granted under Section 22 of The Tax Enforcement Act to proceed with an application for “Six Month Notice” for title to the properties attached, but that Administration be authorized not to commence proceedings on any properties where a reasonable effort is being made to pay arrears of taxes.
Carried.***

City Clerk – 2014 Council Meeting Dates

A report dated September 16, 2013 from the City Clerk regarding the 2014 Council Meeting Dates was circulated for the consideration of Council. Bonnie Schenher was present in Council Chambers to speak to this report.

***R00352-2013
Pearen-Goulden
That the following dates be scheduled for the 2014 Regular and Committee of the Whole Council Meetings as provided for in Section 4.1 of Procedure Bylaw No. 45/2003 commencing at 5:00 p.m. in Council Chambers:

January 13 and 27           July 7
February 10 and 24         August 18
March 10 and 24              September 8 and 22
April 14 and 28                October 6 and 20
May 12 and 26                 November 3 and 17
June 9 and 23                   December 1 and 15.
Carried.***

NOTICE OF MOTION

No Items

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

No Items

***R00353-2013
Wilson-Goulden
That this Regular Council Meeting move into a Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:42 p.m.
Carried.***

***R00354-2013
Goulden-Wyatt
That we rise and report from the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting at 5:56 p.m.
Carried.***

OPEN

No Items

IN-CAMERA

No Items

***R00355-2013
Wilson-Pearen
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn at 5:57 p.m.
Carried.***

Approved this 7th day of October A.D. 2013.

Bob Maloney
MAYOR

Bonnie Schenher
CITY CLERK