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CITY OF YORKTON
SASKATCHEWAN

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
February 9, 2015

Minutes of the Regular Council Meeting held on Monday, February 9, 2015 in City Hall Council Chambers

Present: Mayor Bob Maloney, Councillors Les Arnelien, Ross Fisher, and James Wilson

Regrets: Councillors Randy Goulden, Larry Pearen and Chris Wyatt

Staff Members Present: Kathy Ritchie - City Clerk, Lonnie Kaal - City Manager

Recording: Maureen Currie - Assistant City Clerk


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

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

***R00038-2015
Arnelien-Fisher
That the Regular Council Meeting Agenda and Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Agenda be approved as presented.
Carried.***

PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Mayor Maloney congratulated the organizers of Snowarama. They had another great show on the weekend raising over $116,000.00 for Camp Easter Seal. A pat on the back to Barry Bradshaw, John Denesik and our local Sno-Riders Club that do so much work in marking the trails and getting everything ready for the annual ride. It is a tremendous event and because of the event over 700 children will be going to Camp Easter Seal this year.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – January 26, 2015

***R00039-2015
Wilson-Arnelien
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of January 26, 2015 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – January 26, 2015

***R00040-2015
Fisher-Wilson
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of January 26, 2015 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

No Items

REPORTS OF COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED

Mayor – Appointments to Economic Development Committee and Changes to Yorkton Housing Committee

***R00041-2015
Wilson-Arnelien
That the Council of the City of Yorkton appoint the following people to the Economic Development Committee for 2015: Brant Schmidt, Terry Tyson and Mark Smith; and further that the following changes be made to the Yorkton Housing Committee: Sonya Reviczky be appointed for 2015 and Lois Okrainec be removed as she has withdrawn her name.
Carried.***

CORRESPONDENCE

Proclamation Request

***R00042-2015
Wilson-Fisher
That Council approves the following correspondence:
- Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating requesting proclamation of March 11, 2015 as “World Plumbing Day”.
Carried.***

INTRODUCTION OF BYLAWS

Bylaw No. 2/2015 – Amend Snowmobile Bylaw No. 33/2012

A report dated January 30, 2015 regarding an amendment to the Snowmobile Bylaw was circulated for the consideration of Council. Kathy Ritchie, City Clerk was present in Council Chambers to speak to this report.

***R00043-2015
Arnelien-Fisher
That Bylaw No. 2/2015, A Bylaw of the City of Yorkton in the Province of Saskatchewan to amend Bylaw No. 33/2012, a Bylaw to Regulate the Operation of Snowmobiles Within the Corporate Boundaries of the City of Yorkton, be introduced and read a first time this 9th day of February A.D. 2015.
Carried.***

***R00044-2015
Fisher-Wilson
That Bylaw No. 2/2015 be read a second time this 9th day of February A.D. 2015.
Carried.***

***R00045-2015
Arnelien-Wilson
That with the unanimous consent of Council, Bylaw No. 2/2015 proceed to third reading this 9th day of February A.D. 2015.
Carried Unanimously.***

***R00046-2015
Wilson-Fisher
That Bylaw No. 2/2015, A Bylaw of the City of Yorkton in the Province of Saskatchewan to amend Bylaw No. 33/2012, a Bylaw to Regulate the Operation of Snowmobiles within the Corporate Boundaries of the City of Yorkton, be read a third time this 9th day of February A.D. 2015, and be registered in the Bylaw Register of the City of Yorkton.
Carried.***

Bylaw No. 3/2015 – Amendment to Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003, Rezone Block B, Plan 101440448 in Pt. NW 3-26-4-W2 by Removing Future Development Overlay [First Reading]

A report dated February 4, 2015 regarding an amendment to the Zoning Bylaw was circulated for the consideration of Council. Michael Eger, Planner was present in Council Chambers to speak to this report.

***R00047-2015
Wilson-Fisher
That Bylaw No. 3/2015 a bylaw of the City of Yorkton in the Province of Saskatchewan to amend Zoning Bylaw No. 14/2003 by removing the Future Development Overlay from Block B, Plan 101440448 in Pt. NW 3-26-4-W2, be given 1st Reading, and that Administration be authorized to proceed with the Public Notice process.
Carried.***

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

No Items

NOTICE OF MOTION

No Items

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

No Items

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

No Items

Adjournment

***R00048-2015
Arnelien-Wilson
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn – 5:07 p.m.
Carried.***

Approved this 23rd day of February A.D. 2015

Bob Maloney
MAYOR

Kathy Ritchie
CITY CLERK