CITY OF HUMBOLDT

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD

TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 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

Leisure Services Director:  Ross Milnthorp

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Mayor Korte called the meeting to order at 7:32 p.m.

 

 

ADOPT AGENDA:

Tuchscherer/Doepker

That the agenda as presented be amended to include the following:

 

  8.       City Commissioner’s Report.

            a)         Revenue Sharing

 

12.       New Business.

            c)         Closure of Local Rural Service Center

            d)         Street Markings

            e)         Committee of the Whole

 

                                    Motion Carried.           

 

 

APPROVE MINUTES:

Eaton/Weyland

That the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held March 23, 2004 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

Yaworski/Winkel

That the minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held March 30, 2004 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

DELEGATION –

BELLA VISTA INN:

Ms. Judy Plag of the Bella Vista Inn was in attendance at the meeting.  She indicated that she was also representing the Pioneer Hotel, whose owner was unable to attend, this evening.  Ms. Plag requested Council to amend the City’s proposed Smoking Bylaw to include outdoor patios.  She indicated that outdoor patios should be included in the Bylaw to ensure a level playing field for all businesses in the community.

 

Mayor Korte thanked Ms. Plag for attending the meeting.

 

 

STOREFRONT GERMAN DEVELOPMENT POLICY:

Weyland/Winkel

That the City’s Storefront German Development Policy be amended by changing the funding formula to thirty-five percent of the total cost of the Storefront Development to a maximum grant of $2500.00.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

RENTAL OF CN PARKING LOT:

Weyland/Eaton

That the City enter into a lease agreement with CN to lease the parking lot located south of Yuen’s at annual fee of $760.00 for a minimum term of five years if possible.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONFLICT OF INTEREST:

Mayor Korte declared a conflict of interest at 7:50 p.m. and left the Council Chambers.

 

 

CHAIR:

Deputy Mayor Doepker assumed the Chair.

 

 

APPROVAL OF DISCRETIONARY USE:

Tuchscherer/Eaton

That we approve the application from the Humboldt Lumber Mart to allow a tri-plex as a discretionary use in the R1 -  Residential District on Lots 5 & 6, Block L.A., Plan G112.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

RETURN:

Mayor Korte returned to the Council Chambers at 7:53 p.m. and resumed the Chair.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

Yaworski/Eaton

That the following correspondence be received.

 

a)         Report from Leisure Services Director – Repairs to Uniplex

            Boiler Room

b)         Tobacco Reduction Program – Congratulations, Smoking Bylaw

c)         Heart & Stroke Foundation – Congratulations, Smoking Bylaw

d)         Saskatoon Health Region – Congratulations, Smoking Bylaw

e)         Five Hills Health Region – Congratulations, Smoking Bylaw

f)          Manitoba Lung Association – Congratulations, Smoking Bylaw

g)         Minister of Government Relations – SAMA Update

h)         FCM Members’ Advisory – GST Refund for Municipal             Governments

i)          FCM Members’ Advisory – New Deal Down Payment

j)          Minutes of the Waldsea Lake Regional Park Authority Meeting

            held March 21, 2021

k)         Minutes of the REACT Waste Management District Authority             Meeting held March 10, 2021 and Agenda for Annual AGM to             be held April 21, 2021

l)          Humboldt Economic Development Team – April 14th Workshop

m)        Del-Air Systems – SaskEnergy Surcharge

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

WORKS & UTILITIES COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Tuchscherer/Yaworski

That the minutes of the Works & Utilities Committee Meeting held

April 6, 2021 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

14th AVENUE SUBDIVISION APPROVAL:

Doepker/Weyland

That the proposed subdivision for the area located north of the Heidgerken Subdivision be adopted as attached hereto and forming a part of these minutes.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

QUALITY ASSURANCE/QUALITY CONTROL POLICY:

Doepker/Tuchscherer

That the Quality Assurance/Quality Control Policy as attached to the minutes of the Works & Utilities Committee meeting held April 6, 2021 be adopted.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

WARRANTY PURCHASE - GRADER:

Doepker/Weyland

That the City purchase a four-year power train warranty for the grader in the amount of $4600.00.

 

Further, that this warranty be purchased in November of 2004.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

CITY COMMISSIONER’S REPORT – REVENUE SHARING REPORT:

Doepker/Tuchscherer

That we approve the recommendation from the City Managers for the new per capita distribution of the revenue sharing pool for cities that provides $65.50 per capita to the City of Humboldt.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Yaworski/Tuchscherer

That the accounts payable for the period ending APRIL 13, 2021 as represented by general cheque numbers 20957 to 21182 inclusive, and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

2004 CAPITAL BUDGET:

Winkel/Doepker

That the 2004 Capital Budget be adopted as attached hereto and forming a part of these minutes.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

2004 OPERATING BUDGET:

Tuchscherer/Doepker

That the 2004 Operating Budget be adopted as attached hereto and forming a part of these minutes.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

EXTENSION AGROLOGIST PROGRAM:

Eaton/Winkel

That a letter be written to the Premier of Saskatchewan expressing the City’s extreme disappointment and displeasure in the Government’s recent decision to terminate the Extension Agrologist Program in rural Saskatchewan and in particular the Extension Agrologist’s position and support services in Humboldt.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

STREET MARKINGS:

Councillor Winkel inquired as to whether the lanes going north at the intersection of Highway No. 5 and Highway No. 20 could be marked more appropriately.

 

The Works & Utilities Director indicated that the intersection is included in the City’s annual painting program and will be completed as soon as the tenders are awarded.

 

 

BELLA VISTA INN – OUTDOOR PATIOS:

Winkel/Yaworski

That the request from the Bella Vista Inn to include outdoor patios in the City’s Smoking Bylaw be referred to the next regular meeting of Council. 

 

Further, that Administration be instructed to contact other cities with smoking bylaws to determine the reasoning as to whether or not they included outdoor patios.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

Tuchscherer/Weyland

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 Wendy Yaworski, Councillor Malcolm Eaton, Councillor Leon Winkel, Councillor Jack Tuchscherer, Interim City Commissioner Ron Hilton and City Clerk Sandra Pauli

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUTHORITY:

The Committee met under 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

9:45 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ADJOURN:

Weyland/Tuchscherer

That we do now adjourn, the time being 9:55 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.