CITY OF HUMBOLDT

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD

TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2021

 

PRESENT:

Mayor:  Dennis Korte

Councillors:     Leon Doepker             Jerry Weyland

                        Malcolm Eaton            Leon Winkel

                        Jack Tuchscherer       Wendy Yaworski        

 

City Commissioner:  Willard Struck

City Clerk:  Sandra Pauli

Works & Utilities Director:  Rod Halyk

Leisure Services Director:  Ross Milnthorp

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Mayor Dennis Korte called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

ADOPT AGENDA:

Eaton/Winkel

That the agenda as presented be adopted with the following additions:

 

12.       New Business.

            b)         Council Indemnities (Mayor Dennis Korte)

            c)         Budget Dates (Mayor Dennis Korte)

           

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

APPROVE MINUTES:

Weyland/Yaworski

That the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held December 9, 2003 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

DELEGATION –

DR. DANIEL KIRCHGESNER:

Dr. Daniel Kirchgesner of the Humboldt Clinic was in attendance at the meeting to request Council to adopt a total non-smoking bylaw for all public buildings in the City of Humboldt.

 

Mayor Korte thanked Dr. Kirchgesner for attending the meeting.

 

 

JOHN HONATZIS – TAX ENFORCEMENT PROCEEDINGS:

Weyland/Tuchscherer

That the request from Mr. John Honatzis to delay the tax enforcement proceedings on property located on Block K, Plan 81H08612 be denied.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

DELEGATION – PARTNERS FOR RURAL FAMILY SUPPORT:

Ms. Leanne Peters and members of Humboldt’s Youth Empowerment Strategy Team were in attendance at the Council Meeting to ask Council to adopt a no smoking bylaw.

 

The youth group indicated that they would fully support Council in a total ban for smoking in the City of Humboldt.

 

Mayor Korte thanked the delegation for attending.

 

 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

Eaton/Winkel

That we sit in private session in the Committee of the Whole the time being 8:00 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

PRESENT IN THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

Mayor Dennis Korte, Councillor Leon Doepker, Councillor Jerry Weyland, Councillor Jack Tuchscherer, Councillor Malcolm Eaton, Councillor Leon Winkel, Councillor Wendy Yaworski, City Commissioner Willard Struck, City Clerk Sandra Pauli, Works & Utilities Director Rod Halyk, Leisure Services Director Ross Milnthorp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUTHORITY:

 

The Committee met under Section 6 (4) and 6 (5) of the Local Authority of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

REVERT:

Weyland/Yaworski

That we revert to the Regular Council Meeting the time being

8:55 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CHARLIE KIEFER – OFFSITE SERVICE CHARGES:

Winkel/Eaton

That the request from Mr. Charlie Kiefer to delete the off-site service charge policy be denied.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

Tuchscherer/Doepker

That the following correspondence be received:

 

a)         Minutes of the Reid-Thompson Public Library Meeting held             December 4, 2003

b)         Minutes of the Waldsea Lake Regional Park Authority Meeting             held December 9, 2003

c)         Special Events Coordinator, Stacey Kwasney – Thank You

d)         FCM Members Advisory – Paul Martin, Prime Minister

e)         Saskatchewan Environment – Pipeline to Stoney Lake

f)          Minister of Government Relations – Immigration Minister

g)         Minutes of the Lanigan Creek-Dellwood Brook Watershed             Association held July 29, 2003 and September 22, 2003

h)         SUMA – Call for Nominations and Resolutions for Annual             Convention

i)          Minutes of the Wakaw-Humboldt Regional Water Supply             System Committee Meeting held November 26, 2003

j)          Minutes of the Humboldt & District Museum and Gallery Board             Meeting held January 6, 2004

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ADMINISTRATON COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Doepker/Winkel

That the minutes of the Administration and Protection Committee Meeting held December 15, 2003 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

NO PARKING – 1ST STREET SERVICE ROAD:

Winkel/Weyland

That we approve the recommendation from the Administration and Protection Committee to amend the City’s Traffic Bylaw to include no parking on the 1st Street Service Road from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

LEISURE SERVICES COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Tuchscherer/Yaworski

That the minutes of the Leisure Services Committee Meeting held December 16, 2003 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

WORKS & UTILITIES COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Doepker/Weyland

That the minutes of the Works & Utilities Committee Meeting held January 6, 2004 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FUEL TENDER:

Doepker/Yaworski

That we approve the recommendation of the Works & Utilities Committee to award the City’s 2004 Fuel and Lubricant Tender as follows:

 

Humboldt Coop:                      Diesel - $24,943.80

Millsap Fuels Distribution:       Gasoline - $22,694.00

                                                Lubricants - $7,984.48

 

Further, that the Department monitor the difference between the pump price and the bulk price to the City on any given day.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

WATER METER REPLACEMENT –

KING CRESCENT:

Weyland/Eaton

That the Works & Utilities Department proceed to purchase the necessary water meters to complete the King Crescent water meter replacement program for 2004.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

SHOP/AIRPORT BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS:

Tuchscherer/Eaton

That the Works & Utilities Department be authorized to proceed with the installation of metal cladding to the Airport main building and the

construction of a 24’ x 24’ storage shed in the Works & Utilities Yard.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CENTENNIAL STEERING COMMITTEE:

Tuchscherer/Eaton

Be it resolved that the Centennial Steering Committee be established in accordance with Part 6 of The Procedure Bylaw.

 

Further, that the purpose of the Committee be:

 

1.         to plan and implement the special events to celebrate the             Centennial of the City of Humboldt;

2.         solicit capital legacy project ideas from the Community and             make recommendations to City Council for its consideration;

3.         in consultation with the City Council, establish a Capital             Legacy Budget, and Community Projects Support and             Operating Budget;

4.         establish a preliminary budget by March 31, 2004, and a final             budget by December 30, 2004;

5.         encourage and coordinate mini Centennial projects by             education, business, culture, sports, heritage, families, health             facilities, etc., for a presentation throughout Humboldt’s             Centennial year.

 

Further, that the membership of the Committee consist of no less than eight individuals and no more than twelve individuals;

 

Further, that the City’s Special Events Coordinator be appointed a member of the Committee and be compensated for her time at the established rate of pay for the Special Events position; and

 

Further, that the incidental expenses relating to the operation of the Committee be authorized at a duly constituted meeting of the Committee and that the invoices authorized for payment be presented to the Treasurer for processing.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CITY COMMISSIONER’S REPORT:

Winkel/Yaworski

That the City Commissioner’s Report dated January 13, 2004 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

Councillor Doepker declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 10:08 p.m.

 

 

PAY ACCOUNTS:

Eaton/Weyland

That cheque number 19890 payable to True Value in the amount of $725.73 and cheque number 20064 payable to True Value in the amount of $42.19 be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

RETURN:

Councillor Doepker returned to the Council Chambers at 10:09 p.m.

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

Mayor Korte declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 10:09 p.m.

 

 

CHAIR:

Deputy Mayor Doepker assumed the Chair.

 

 

PAY ACCOUNTS:

Eaton/Tuchscherer

That cheque number 19888 payable to Gopher Books in the amount of $44.60 and cheque number 20153 payable to Graphic Arts Printing in the amount of $604.55 be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

RETURN:

Mayor Korte returned to the Council Chambers at 10:10 p.m.

 

 

CHAIR:

Mayor Korte resumed the Chair.

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Weyland/Doepker

That the accounts payable for the period ending December 31, 2020 and JANUARY 13, 2021 as represented by general cheque numbers 19815 to 20200 inclusive, and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

REVENUE & EXPENDITURE STATEMENT:

Doepker/Winkel

That the revenue and expenditure statement for the month of December 2003 be approved as presented.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CHAIR:

Mayor Korte vacated the Chair and Deputy Mayor Doepker assumed the Chair at 10:24 p.m.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 01/2004:

Tuchscherer/Yaworski

Resolved that Bylaw No. 01/2004 being a bylaw to establish an Administrative Review Body be introduced and read a first time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 01/2004:

Weyland/Eaton

Resolved that Bylaw No. 01/2004 being a bylaw to establish an Administrative Review Body be read a second time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BYLAW NO. 01/2004:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weyland/Yaworski

Resolved that Bylaw No. 01/2004 being a bylaw to establish an Administrative Review Body be given three readings at this meeting.

 

                                    Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 01/2004:

Tuchscherer/Korte

Resolved that Bylaw No. 01/2004 being a bylaw to establish an Administrative Review Body be read a third time and be now adopted.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 02/2004:

Korte/Winkel

Resolved that Bylaw No. 02/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Procedure Bylaw be introduced and read a first time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 02/2004:

Weyland/Yaworski

Resolved that Bylaw No. 02/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Procedure Bylaw be read a second time.

 

                                    Motion Defeated.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 03/2004:

Yaworski/Eaton

Resolved that Bylaw No. 03/2004 being a bylaw to amend Bylaw

No. 02/2002, a Bylaw to fix the rates to be charged for the use of water and sewer be introduced and read a first time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 03/2004:

Korte/Winkel

Resolved that Bylaw No. 03/2004 being a bylaw to amend Bylaw

No. 02/2002, a Bylaw to fix the rates to be charged for the use of water and sewer be read a second time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

STOP THE CLOCK:

Eaton/Winkel

That this Regular Meeting of Council be allowed to continue past the hour of 10:30 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 03/2004:

Eaton/Korte

Resolved that Bylaw No. 03/2004 being a bylaw to amend Bylaw

No. 02/2002, a Bylaw to fix the rates to be charged for the use of water and sewer be given three readings at this meeting.

 

                                    Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 03/2004:

Eaton/Korte

Resolved that Bylaw No. 03/2004 being a bylaw to amend Bylaw

No. 02/2002, a Bylaw to fix the rates to be charged for the use of water and sewer be read a third time and be now adopted.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 04/2004:

Tuchscherer/Weyland

Resolved that Bylaw No. 04/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Traffic Bylaw be introduced and read a first time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BYLAW NO. 04/2004:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yaworski/Winkel

Resolved that Bylaw No. 04/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Traffic Bylaw be read a second time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 04/2004:

Korte/Eaton

Resolved that Bylaw No. 04/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Traffic Bylaw be given three readings at this meeting.

 

                                    Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 04/2004:

Eaton/Weyland

Resolved that Bylaw No. 04/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Traffic Bylaw be read a third time and be now adopted.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 05/2004:

Tuchscherer/Yaworski

Resolved that Bylaw No. 05/2004 being a bylaw to provide for the imposing of penalties be introduced and read a first time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 05/2004:

Winkel/Weyland

Resolved that Bylaw No. 05/2004 being a bylaw to provide for the imposing of penalties be read a second time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 05/2004:

Tuchscherer/Korte

Resolved that Bylaw No. 05/2004 being a bylaw to provide for the imposing of penalties be given three readings at this meeting.

 

                                    Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 05/2004:

Winkel/Korte

Resolved that Bylaw No. 05/2004 being a bylaw to provide for the imposing of penalties be read a third time and be now adopted.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CHAIR:

Mayor Korte resumed the Chair at 10:45 p.m.

 

 

APPOINTMENTS:

Doepker/Tuchscherer

That the following appointments be made for the year 2004:

 

  1.       Auditor – Meyers, Norris & Penny

 

  2.       Police Chief – Corporal Ryan Becker

 

  3.       Fire Department Appointments:

            a)         Deputy Fire Chief – Dale Becker

            b)         Captain – Joe Dutchak

            c)         Secretary/Treasurer – Francis Kunz

            d)         Safety Officer – Rick Cadrain

 

  4.       EMO Co-ordinator – Willard Struck

 

  5.       Deputy EMO Co-ordinator – Tony Dutchak

 

  6.       City Inspector and Bylaw Enforcement Officer – Lloyd Weyland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  7.       Secretary, Board of Revision – Sandra Pauli

 

  8.       Board of Revision – G. Krismer & Associates

 

  9.       Predator Control Officers – Gord Wildeman & Dan Mueller

 

10.       Lanigan Creek-Dellwood Brook Watershed Association

            - Rod Halyk

 

11.       Humboldt & District Rural Fire Protection Association

            - Councillor Jerry Weyland

 

12.       Humboldt & District Mutual Aid Area Committee

            - Councillor Jerry Weyland

 

13.       St. Elizabeth’s Board of Advisors – Mayor Dennis Korte

 

14.       REDA – Councillor Leon Doepker

 

 

15.       REACT – Councillor Leon Winkel

 

16.       Wakaw-Humboldt Regional Water Supply Committee

            - Mayor Dennis Korte

 

17.       Central Area Transportation Committee – Rod Halyk

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

COUNCILLOR INDEMNITIES:

Council instructed the Administration to prepare a report regarding an honorarium or indemnity for Councillors who represent Council on various Committees.

 

 

BUDGET MEETINGS:

Eaton/Doepker

That a budget meeting be scheduled for Monday, February 9, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

DOEPKER INDUSTRIES – TAX CONCESSION AGREEMENT:

Eaton/Weyland

That Mayor Dennis Korte, City Commissioner Willard Struck and the Chairperson of the Administration Committee, Wendy Yaworski be authorized to negotiate with Doepker Industries for a new tax concession agreement.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ADJOURN:

Tuchscherer/Doepker

That we do now adjourn, the time being 11:10 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.