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CITY OF YORKTON
SASKATCHEWAN

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES
March 7, 2016

Minutes of the Regular Council Meeting held on Monday, March 7, 2016 in City Hall Council Chambers.

Present: Councillors Les Arnelien, Ross Fisher, Randy Goulden, Larry Pearen, James Wilson and Chris Wyatt

Regrets: Mayor Bob Maloney

Staff Members Present: Lonnie Kaal - City Manager, Maureen Currie - Assistant City Clerk, Amber Matechuk - City Controller, Darcy McLeod - Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation.

Recording: Jessica Matsalla - Executive Administrative Assistant

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)

***R00068-2016
Arnelien-Wilson
That the Regular Council Meeting Agenda and Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Agenda be approved as presented.
Carried.***

PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Councillor Pearen acknowledged the 40th Anniversary of KinsmenTelemiracle that was held March 5-6, 2016, with the event raising 5.2 million dollars. It was extra exciting this year as there was all Saskatchewan talent in attendance, including former resident Alvin Law, who was on the stage to entertain. Council congratulated the Kinsmen and Kinettes for all of their hard work and forty years of fundraising.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Council Meeting Minutes – February 22, 2016

***R00069-2016
Wyatt-Fisher
That the Regular Council Meeting Minutes of February 22, 2016 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes – February 22, 2016

***R00070-2016
Pearen-Wyatt
That the Committee of the Whole Council Meeting Minutes of February 22, 2016 be approved as presented.
Carried.***

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

No Items

REPORTS OF COUNCIL COMMITTEES AND MATTERS REFERRED

Yorkton Public Library Board Meeting Minutes – January 19, 2016

***R00071-2016
Arnelien-Wilson
That Council receive and file the Yorkton Public Library Board Meeting Minutes of January 19, 2016 as presented.
Carried.***

HEARING OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

No Items

BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF PETITIONS, PUBLIC NOTICES AND PRESENTATIONS

No Items

CORRESPONDENCE

***R00072-2016
Wyatt-Fisher
That Council receive and file the following correspondence:
- Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating – “World Plumbing Day” -March 11, 2016.
- Saskatchewan Federation of Labour – “Shift Work Recognition Day” - March 20, 2016.
Carried.***

BYLAWS

No Items

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation – Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program Policy No. 10.320

A report dated March 1, 2016 from the Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation regarding the Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program Policy No. 10.320, was circulated for the consideration of Council. Darcy McLeod - Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation, presented the report.

***R00073-2016
Pearen-Fisher
That Council approve the revised Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program Policy No. 10.320 as presented.
Carried.***

Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation – Repeal Dutch Elm Disease Control Program Policy No. 10.360

A report dated March 1, 2016 from the Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation regarding the Dutch Elm Disease Control Program Policy No. 10.360, was circulated for the consideration of Council. Darcy McLeod - Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation, presented the report.

***R00074-2016
Wyatt-Fisher
That Council approve that the Dutch Elm Disease Control Policy No. 10.360 be repealed from the City of Yorkton Policy Manual and that all future issues related to Dutch Elm Disease Control be referred to the Urban Forestry Bylaw No. 15/2007.
Carried.***

Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation – Trans Canada Trail Designation Addition

A report dated March 1, 2016 from the Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation regarding an addition to the Trans Canada Trail designation, was circulated for the consideration of Council. Darcy McLeod - Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation, presented the report.

***R00075-2016
Arnelien-Wilson
That Council approve the addition of the route from York Lake Road, north through the city following Gladstone Avenue and along York Road West before leaving the city limits at Grain Miller’s Road, to the Trans Canada Trail designation.
Carried.***

Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation – Prevention of Verbal and Physical Abuse in Recreation Facilities and Properties Policy No. 10.330

A report dated March 1, 2016 from the Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation regarding the Prevention of Verbal and Physical Abuse in Recreation Facilities and Properties Policy No. 10.330, was circulated for the consideration of Council. Darcy McLeod - Director of Community Development, Parks and Recreation, presented the report.

***R00076-2016
Pearen-Arnelien
That Council approve the Prevention of Verbal and Physical Abuse in Recreation Facilities and Properties Policy No. 10.330 as presented.
Carried.***

Director of Finance – Five-Year Capital Plan for Gas Tax Fund Requirements

A report dated February 25, 2016 from the Director of Finance regarding the five-year capital plan for gas tax fund requirements, was circulated for the consideration of Council. Amber Matechuk - City Controller, presented the report.

***R00077-2016
Wilson-Fisher
That Council approve the City Five-Year Capital Plan – March 2016, and City Five-Year Capital Plan (Fully Funded) – March 2016 as presented.
Carried.***

GIVING NOTICE OF MOTION

No Items

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE COUNCIL

No Items

ADJOURNMENT

***R00078-2016
Pearen-Wyatt
That this Regular Council Meeting adjourn – 5:19 p.m.
Carried.***

Approved this 21st day of March A.D. 2016

Bob Maloney
MAYOR

Kathy Ritchie
CITY CLERK