CITY OF YORKTON
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
February 22, 2016
Minutes of the Regular Council Meeting held on Monday, February 22, 2016 in City Hall Council Chambers.
Present: Mayor Bob Maloney, Councillors Les Arnelien, Ross Fisher, Randy Goulden, Larry Pearen, James Wilson and Chris Wyatt
Staff Members Present: Lonnie Kaal - City Manager, Kathy Ritchie - Director of Legislation and Procedures (City Clerk), Michael Eger - Director of Planning, Building and Development, Trevor Morrissey - Fire Chief
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)
That the Regular Council Meeting Agenda and Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Agenda be approved as presented.
Councillor Wilson acknowledged that the Kinsmen Club of Yorkton spent a day going around the City doing random acts of kindness in honour of ‘National Day of Kindness’. He reminded everyone that the 40th Telemiracle will be on March 5-6, 2016, and thanked the Kinsmen for all of the good they do in the community. He congratulated the Kinsmen and every service club for the random acts of kindness they do throughout the year.
Councillor Goulden acknowledged that the Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation’s 87th Banquet was hosted by the Yorkton Wildlife Federation on February 18-20, 2016 at St. Mary’s Cultural Centre. She thanked the local organization for hosting a wonderful event.
Mayor Maloney acknowledged that the Yorkton Terriers Hockey Club Banquet was held on Saturday, February 13, 2016, and both he and Councillor Pearen and many people attended. He stated that the Terriers Club have put a bid in to host the 2018 RBC Cup, and encouraged everyone to support them in bringing the event to the City.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Regular Council Meeting Minutes – February 8, 2016
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of February 8, 2016 be approved as presented.
Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – February 8, 2016
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of
February 8, 2016 be approved as presented.
REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED
Community Development, Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting Minutes – December 1, 2015
That Council receive and file the Community Development, Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting Minutes of December 1, 2015 as presented.
Protective Services Committee Meeting Minutes – January 12, 2016
That Council receive and file the Protective Services Committee Meeting Minutes of January 12, 2016 as presented.
HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS
Mayor – York Lake Regional Park Authority Board Appointments – 2016
A letter dated February 16, 2016 from His Worship Bob Maloney regarding the York Lake Regional Park Authority Board Appointments for 2016 was circulated for the consideration of Council.
That the Council of the City of Yorkton approve the appointments of the following to the York Lake Regional Park Authority Board for the terms shown: Cabin Owners Association Representatives – Dale Blazieko (2016-2017), Erin Horvath (2016-2017), Perry Robinson (2016), Ray Sass (2016), Barry Zapshala (2016); York Lake Stakeholder Recreation Organization Representatives: Doug Riley (2016), Merv Wasylenchuk (2016-2017), Kelly Procyshen (2016-2017) and Warren Thomson (2016-2017).
Proclamation Request – Canadian Red Cross – Red Cross Pink Day - February 24, 2016
A letter dated February 17, 2016 from the Canadian Red Cross requesting February 24, 2016 to be proclaimed as Red Cross Pink Day, which is an awareness day celebrated across Canada to help communities come together and take a stand against bullying, was circulated for the consideration of Council. Melanie Horton - Outreach Coordinator, Canadian Red Cross, Kimberly Merriam - Teacher/ Counsellor, Yorkton Regional High School and Venhkata Mahankali - Student, Yorkton Regional High School, were in attendance to make a presentation.
That Council authorize Mayor Bob Maloney to proclaim February 24, 2016 as “Red Cross Pink Day” in the City of Yorkton.
BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS
That Council receive and file the following correspondence:
- Yorkton Fire Protective Services Month End Report – January 2016.
Director of Planning, Building and Development – Subdivision Application SD15-2013 - Lane Configuration in Block West of Seventh Avenue North, South of Balmoral Street
A report dated February 12, 2016 from the Director of Planning, Building and Development regarding Subdivision Application SD15-2013 – lane configuration in the block west of Seventh Avenue North, South of Balmoral Street, was circulated for the consideration of Council. Michael Eger - Director of Planning, Building and Development, presented the report.
That Subdivision Application SD15-2013, which affects lands legally described as Surface Parcel No.’s 143100616, 143099455, 143100560 and 143100649; Lots 2, 3 & 15, Block 7, St/L, Plan OOY05677; and Lot 1, Block 2, St/L, Plan 02Y01012, be approved, and that the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to execute the Plan of Proposed Subdivision and Issue a Certificate of Approval.
City Manager – Fire Protective Services Operational Review
A report dated February 18, 2016 from the City Manager regarding the Yorkton Fire Protective Services Operational Review was circulated for the consideration of Council. Lonnie Kaal - City Manager, presented the report.
That Council accept the six (6) recommendations as presented in the Dillon Consulting report and establish the level of service for fire protection as noted in Option 6 as presented by Fire Protective Services and IAFF Local 1527 at the January 25th, 2016 Committee of the Whole Council, In-Camera Session, and further direct Administration to negotiate towards establishing this level of service in conjunction with the Local 1527 Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Mayor Maloney passed the Chair to Deputy Mayor Fisher – 5:50 - 5:51 p.m.
Councillor Wyatt opposed.
GIVING NOTICE OF MOTION
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE COUNCIL
That this Regular Council Meeting move into the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting – 5:52 p.m.
That Council rise and report from the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting – 6:16 p.m.
That Council accept Recommendation No. C00020-2016 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of February 22, 2016 that Administration be authorized to provide a $10.00 increase to the monthly City Allocation Benefit for Out of Scope Employees, effective January 1, 2016.
That Council accept Recommendation No. C00021-2016 as contained in the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of February 22, 2016 that Administration be directed to negotiate a four (4) year contract with Local CUPE 342 as per Option 1 or 2 presented in the report, and bring back the best case scenario that includes wage parity, for approval at a future Committee of the Whole Council Meeting.
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn – 6:19 p.m.
Approved this 7th day of March A.D. 2016