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CITY OF YORKTON
SASKATCHEWAN

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
February 8, 2016

Minutes of the Regular Council Meeting held on Monday, February 8, 2016 in City Hall Council Chambers.

Present: Mayor Bob Maloney, Councillors Les Arnelien, Ross Fisher, Randy Goulden, Larry Pearen and Chris Wyatt

Regrets: Councillor James Wilson

Staff Members Present: Lonnie Kaal - City Manager, Kathy Ritchie - Director of Legislation and Procedures (City Clerk), Shannon Bell - Director of Finance, Michael Eger - Director of Planning, Building and Development

Recording: Maureen Currie - Assistant City Clerk

CALL TO ORDER

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

APPROVAL OF AGENDA(S)

***R00041-2016
Wyatt-Goulden
That the Regular Council Meeting Agenda and Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Agenda be approved as presented.
Carried.***

PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

No Items

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – January 25, 2016

***R00042-2016
Arnelien-Pearen
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of January 25, 2016 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes -January 25, 2016

***R00043-2016
Goulden-Fisher
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of January 25, 2016 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

No Items

REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED

Yorkton Public Library Board Meeting Minutes – October 20, 2015

***R00044-2016
Pearen-Wyatt
That Council receive and file the Yorkton Public Library Board Meeting Minutes of October 20, 2015 as presented.
Carried.***

Economic Development Committee Meeting Minutes – December 10, 2015

***R00045-2016
Arnelien-Fisher
That Council receive and file the Economic Development Committee Meeting Minutes of December 10, 2015 as presented.
Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

Proclamation Request – Kin Clubs of Yorkton - Kin Week - February 29-March 6, 2016

A letter received January 19, 2016 from the Kin Clubs of Yorkton requesting February 29 - March 6, 2016 to be proclaimed as Kin Week, was circulated for the consideration of Council. Mike Thompson - Kinsmen President and Melissa Kirwan - Kinette President, were in attendance to make a presentation.

***R00046-2016
Pearen-Wyatt
That Council authorize Mayor Bob Maloney to proclaim February 29 -March 6, 2016 as “Kin Week” in the City of Yorkton and a flag raising ceremony be held at City Hall Park.
Carried.***

BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

No Items

CORRESPONDENCE

No Items

BYLAWS

No Items

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

City Manager – Yorkton Fire Protective Services Review

A report dated February 4, 2016 from the City Manager regarding the Yorkton Fire Protective Services Review was circulated for the consideration of Council. Lonnie Kaal - City Manager, presented the report.

***R00047-2016
Goulden-Fisher
That Council further table a decision regarding the Yorkton Fire Protective Services Review Report to the February 22, 2016 Regular Meeting of Council, on the premise that an Option 6 be presented in the same format as Option 4 in the Dillon Consulting Report.
Carried.***

GIVING NOTICE OF MOTION

No Items

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE COUNCIL

***R00048-2016
Pearen-Wyatt
That this Regular Council Meeting move into the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting – 5:09 p.m.
Carried.***

***R00049-2016
Goulden-Fisher
That we rise and report from the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting – 5:27 p.m.
Carried.***

Open

No Items

In Camera

***R00050-2016
Pearen-Wyatt
That Council accept Recommendation No. C00016-2016 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of February 8, 2016 to abate the 2014 and 2015 municipal portion of the property taxes for 81 & 85 Rae Avenue; and further to provide an annual tax exemption for the property taxes assessed for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 taxation years; and further that Administration bring back a report to a future Committee of the Whole Council meeting regarding a potential grant for the 2019 and beyond taxation years.
Carried.***

***R00051-2016
Arnelien-Wyatt
That Council accept Recommendation No. C00017-2016 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of February 8, 2016 to approve Policy No. 10.260 - Plan Review and Building Inspection Program, as presented.
Carried.***

ADJOURNMENT

***R00052-2016
Fisher-Wyatt
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn – 5:28 p.m.
Carried.***

Approved this 22nd day of February A.D. 2016

Bob Maloney
MAYOR

Kathy Ritchie
CITY CLERK