CITY OF HUMBOLDT

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD

TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2021

 

PRESENT:

Mayor:  Dennis Korte

Councillors:     Leon Doepker             Leon Winkel

                        Malcolm Eaton            Jerry Weyland

                        Wendy Yaworski         Jack Tuchscherer                  

 

Interim City Commissioner:  Ron Hilton

City Clerk:  Sandra Pauli

Works & Utilities Director:  Rod Halyk

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:

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

 

 

ADOPT AGENDA:

Winkel/Doepker

That the agenda as presented be amended as follows:

 

6.         Correspondence.

            “B” Items Received For Information Only

           

            h)         SUMA Spring Workshop

            i)          City of Kitchener – Smoking Bylaw

 

7.         Committee Reports

            a)         Minutes of the Administration and Protection                                     Committee Meeting held March 15, 2021

                        i)          Appointment of Administrative Review Officer

           

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT – WILLARD STRUCK:

Doepker/Weyland

WHEREAS City Council and staff are saddened by the untimely death of Willard Struck on March 16, 2004;

 

AND WHEREAS, we wish to acknowledge for the public record Willard’s loyal and dedicated service to the City of Humboldt as

City Commissioner from November 3, 2020 to February 16, 2004;

 

AND WHEREAS, we wish to offer the City’s condolences to Willard’s wife, Theresa and family;

 

THEREFORE, be it resolved that by this motion we convey to Willard’s family the support and sympathy of City Council and the citizens of Humboldt and that the City make a donation of $250.00 to the Canadian Cancer Society in honour of Willard.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

APPROVE MINUTES:

Tuchscherer/Yaworski

That the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held March 9, 2021 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

Weyland/Eaton

That the minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held March 15, 2004 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DELEGATION –

WINDSOR HOTEL & THE HOTELS ASSOCIATION:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Marshall Bell, owner of the Windsor Hotel, and Mr. Tom Mullin, Executive Vice President of The Hotels Association of Saskatchewan, were in attendance at the meeting to provide their comments on the City’s proposed Smoking Bylaw.

 

Mr. Mullin requested that Council delay their decision regarding the Smoking Bylaw until the Provincial Legislation takes effect.  He indicated that the Hotels Association will be approaching the

Provincial Government to consider a ventilation option when dealing with no smoking in bars.

 

Mayor Korte thanked the delegation for attending the meeting.

 

 

DELEGATION – LUNG ASSOCIATION OF SASKATCHEWAN:

Mr. Paul van Loon, Health Educator for the Lung Association of Saskatchewan, was in attendance at the meeting to voice their support for the City’s proposed Smoking Bylaw.

 

Mr. van Loon indicated that the City of New York and the country of Ireland are completely smoke free.  He also stated that the countries of Norway and New Zealand will be completely smoke free in the near future.

 

Mayor Korte thanked Mr. van Loon for attending the meeting.

 

 

SAGEHILL DEVELOPMENT INC – CANCELLATION OF PENALTY:

Weyland/Tuchscherer

That the request from Sagehill Development Inc. to waive the tax penalty charges on the property located on 230 – 13th Street be denied.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

Yaworski/Winkel

That the following correspondence be received.

 

a)         Minutes of the Reid-Thompson Public Library Board Meeting             held February 16, 2004.

b)         Minutes of the Humboldt and Area Community Drug Action             Committee Meeting held March 10, 2021

c)         Scott & Weber – Smoking Bylaw

d)         Humboldt School Division No. 104 – SK Energy Surcharge

e)         Saskatchewan Emergency Management Organization

            - Elected Officials Course

f)          Report from City Clerk – Results of Smoking Bylaw             Questionnaire

g)         SK Coalition for Tobacco Reduction – Hotel Association of             Saskatchewan Survey

h)         SUMA Spring Workshop

i)          City of Kitchener – Smoking Bylaw

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CHAIR:

Mayor Dennis Korte vacated the Chair and Deputy Mayor Leon Doepker presided at 8:01 p.m.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 06/2004:

Korte/Weyland

Resolved that Bylaw No. 06/2004 being a bylaw to regulate, control and prohibit smoking in enclosed public places be read a third time and be now adopted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment

Eaton/Winkel

Resolved that Bylaw No. 06/2004 being a bylaw to regulate, control and prohibit smoking in enclosed public places be amended by deleting paragraph 4. 2) c).

 

                                    Amendment to Main Motion Carried.

                                    Main Motion Carried.

 

 

CHAIR:

Mayor Korte resumed the Chair at 8:15 p.m.

 

 

ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Tuchscherer/Doepker

That the minutes of the Administration and Protection Committee Meeting held March 15, 2021 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW OFFICER:

Tuchscherer/Eaton

That we approve the recommendation from the Administration and Protection Committee to appoint Mrs. Carolyn Monz as the City’s Administrative Review Officer.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

LEISURE SERVICES COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Tuchscherer/Yaworski

That the minutes of the Leisure Services Committee Meeting held March 16, 2004 be accepted for information.

 

Amendment

Eaton/Weyland

That the minutes of the Leisure Services Committee Meeting held March 16, 2004 be amended by deleting the motion made by Councillor Eaton regarding the Heritage Park Development Plan found on page two and inserting the following motion thereon.

 

“That we recommend to Council that the matter of retaining the services of a professional landscape architect to develop a conceptual plan for the Heritage Park Campground be referred to the 2004 Budget deliberations.”

 

                                    Amendment to Main Motion Carried.

                                    Main Motion Carried.

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

Mayor Korte declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 8:21 p.m.

 

 

CHAIR:

Deputy Mayor Leon Doepker assumed the Chair at 8:21 p.m.

 

 

PAY ACCOUNT:

Eaton/Yaworski

That cheque number 20866 payable to Graphics Arts Printing in the amount of $85.88 be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

RETURN:

Mayor Korte returned to the Council Chambers at 8:22 p.m.

 

 

CHAIR:

Mayor Korte resumed the Chair at 8:22 p.m.

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

Councillor Doepker declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 8:22 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAY ACCOUNT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weyland/Tuchscherer

That cheque number 20867 payable to True Value in the amount of $43.39 be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

RETURN:

Councillor Doepker returned to the Council Chambers at 8:23 p.m.

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Weyland/Tuchscherer

That the accounts payable for the period ending MARCH 23, 2021 as represented by general cheque numbers 20800 to 20956 inclusive, and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

WALDSEA LAKE PARK AUTHORITY - APPOINTMENTS:

Eaton/Yaworski

That we accept the resignation of Elizabeth Hayward from the Waldsea Lake Regional Park Authority effective immediately.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

Eaton/Tuchscherer

That Mr. Bob Galvin and Mrs. Christine Skulski be appointed to the Waldsea Lake Regional Park Authority.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

WAPITI REGIONAL LIBRARY - APPOINTMENT:

Weyland/Yaworski

That Mrs. Katherine Lucyshyn be appointed as the City’s representative to the Wapiti Regional Library Board.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CENTENNIAL BUILDS PROGRAM:

Winkel/Tuchscherer

That the Humboldt Centennial Builds Program Policy as attached hereto and forming a part of these minutes be adopted as presented.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

REPORT FROM ACCOUNTANT SUPERVISOR – SCHOOL BY-ELECTION:

Doepker/Weyland

That the following recommendations regarding the Public School by-election be adopted.

 

1.         That the following dates be set:

                        March 25, 2004 – Call for Nominations

                        April 7, 2004 – Nomination Day

                        May 1, 2004 – Advanced Poll (if needed)

                        May 5, 2004 – Election Day (if needed)

 

2.         That Linda Fraess be appointed the Returning Officer for the             2004 Public School By-Election.

 

3.         That mail-in ballots not be used.

 

4.         That the regular polling places as specified be approved.

 

5.         That the advance poll and the mobile poll be held on the terms             outlined in the report.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.         That the rates of the remuneration of election officers be             approved as follows in the event that an election is necessary.

 

            i)          Returning Officer - $250.00

 

7.         That the Returning Officer work the advanced poll on             Saturday, May 1, 2004.

 

8.         That voters be registered at the polls on election day.

 

9.         That the names of the candidates be listed in alphabetical             order by surname on the ballot.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BUDGET MEETING:

Eaton/Winkel

That Council meet on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. to discuss the proposed 2004 Capital and Operating Budget.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ADJOURN:

Weyland/Tuchscherer

That we do now adjourn, the time being 8:50 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.