CITY OF HUMBOLDT

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2004

 

PRESENT:

Mayor:  Dennis Korte

Councillors:     Leon Doepker             Leon Winkel

                        Malcolm Eaton            Wendy Yaworski

                        Jack Tuchscherer       Jerry Weyland            

 

City Commissioner:  Willard Struck

City Clerk:  Sandra Pauli

Works & Utilities Director:  Rod Halyk

Leisure Services Director:  Ross Milnthorp

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:

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

 

 

ADOPT AGENDA:

Doepker/Tuchscherer

That the agenda as presented be amended as follows:

 

  9.       Financial Statements.

           

            c)         Revenue & Expenditure Statement for the Month of             January 2004 (Delete)

 

12.       New Business.

 

            b)         Committee of the Whole

                        iii)         Economic Development

                                    – Mayor Dennis Korte (Add)

           

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

APPROVE MINUTES:

Tuchscherer/Winkel

That the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held January 27, 2004 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

DELEGATION – SASKATOON REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY:

Mr. Kelvin Fisher, Vice President of the Saskatoon Regional Health Authority, was in attendance at the meeting to extend congratulations to Council for considering a no smoking bylaw.

 

Mr. Fisher indicated that the Health Authority supports a total 100% ban of smoking in public buildings with no exemptions and offers the Authority’s services to promote awareness and assistance in implementing the bylaw.

 

A copy of Mr. Fisher’s presentation is attached hereto and forms a part of these minutes.

 

Mayor Korte thanked Mr. Fisher for the information he provided and for attending the meeting.

 

 

DELEGATION –

ECOLOGICAL PARK:

Mr. Eric Ruthven, Chairperson of the Humboldt & Area Ecological Park, was in attendance at the meeting to provide Council with an update of the activities completed to date at the Ecological Park site.

 

On behalf of the Park Committee, Mr. Ruthven requested that the City contribute to the cost of playground equipment for the Ecological Park.  He indicated that the cost of the equipment would be approximately $28,000.00 and asked that Council budget for half the cost of the playground equipment in their 2004 Budget and the remainder in the 2005 Budget.

 

Mayor Korte thanked Mr. Ruthven for attending the meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DELEGATION – SASK COALITION FOR TOBACCO REDUCTION:

 

 

 

 

 

Ms. Lynn Greaves of the Saskatchewan Coalition for Tobacco Reduction was in attendance at the meeting to commend Council for considering a 100% no smoking bylaw.

 

She indicated that the Coalition fully supports the City of Humboldt’s no smoking bylaw and encouraged Council not to make exemptions to the bylaw.

 

Mayor Korte thanked Ms. Greaves for attending the meeting.

 

 

CORRESPONDECE:

Eaton/Yaworski

That the following correspondence be received.

 

a)         FCM Members Advisory – Throne Speech

b)         Wapiti Regional Library – 2004 RMTV Category Budget

c)         St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Annual Advisory Board – Notice

            of Meeting

d)         Minutes of the Humboldt & District Museum Board Meeting             held February 3, 2021

e)         Saskatoon Health Region – West Nile Virus Control Programs

f)          FCM Advisory – GST Rebate

g)         Chamber of Commerce – No Smoking Bylaw

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

WORKS & UTILITIES COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Doepker/Tuchscherer

That the minutes of the Works & Utilities Committee Meeting held February 3, 2021 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

TRENT RIES – OFFSITE SERVICE CHARGE:

Doepker/Tuchscherer

That we approve the recommendation of the Works & Utilities Committee to waive the offsite service charge on the property located on Lot B, Block 9, owned by Mr. Trent Ries, based on an agreement with the City signed in 2000.

 

Further, that the City provide one service at this location and that any future subdivision of this property be subject to the offsite service charges.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

SASKENERGY SURCHARGE:

Eaton/Weyland

That the City request the Minister for SaskEnergy to amend the SaskEnergy regulations by removing the City of Humboldt from the provisions of Section 12(1) of the Regulations.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CITY COMMISSIONER’S REPORT:

Tuchscherer/Yaworski

That the City Commissioner’s Report dated February 10, 2021 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

Councillor Leon Doepker declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 8:46 p.m.

 

 

PAY ACCOUNT:

Eaton/Weyland

That cheque number 20410 payable to True Value in the amount of $27.09 be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RETURN:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Councillor Doepker returned to the Council Chambers at 8:47 p.m.

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Eaton/Doepker

That the accounts payable for the period February 10, 2021 as represented by general cheque numbers 20348 to 20498 inclusive, and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

REVENUE & EXPENDITURE STATEMENT:

Winkel/Yaworski

That the revenue and expenditure statement for the year ending December 31, 2020 be approved as presented.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

WALDSEA LAKE BOARD APPOINTMENT:

Eaton/Winkel

That the City accept the resignation of Mr. Raphael Merkosky to the Waldsea Lake Regional Park Authority and that Mr. Michael Schlosser be appointed to the Authority for a term ending January 31, 2005.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ECOLOGICAL PARK – PLAYGROUND REQUEST:

Weyland/Eaton

That the request from the Ecological Park Committee to provide funding for a playground structure at the Ecological Park site be referred to the 2004 Budget deliberations.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

Doepker/Tuchscherer

That we sit in private session of the Committee of the Whole the time being 9:00 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

 

 

AUTHORITY:

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

 

 

REVERT:

Doepker/Winkel

That we revert to the Regular Meeting of Council the time being

10:00 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

DOEPKER INDUSTRIES – TAX CONCESSION:

Doepker/Weyland

That the City of Humboldt amend the tax concession agreement with Doepker Industries Ltd. as follows:

 

1.         That Doepker Industries Ltd. pay full taxes for July 2003 and             thirty percent (30%) of the taxes on the remaining eleven             months of the year.

 

2.         That the reference to twenty employees in the agreement be             deleted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.         That Doepker Industries Ltd. pay forty percent (40%) of the             taxes for 2004 and 2005.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ADJOURN:

Doepker/Weyland

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

 

                                    Motion Carried.