CITY OF HUMBOLDT

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD

MONDAY, DECEMBER 13,  2004

 

PRESENT:

Mayor:  Dennis Korte

Councillors:     Leon Winkel                Wendy Yaworski

                        Malcolm Eaton            Leon Doepker

                        Jerry Weyland            

 

City Manager:  Thomas Goulden

City Clerk:  Sandra Pauli

Works & Utilities Director:  Rod Halyk

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Mayor Korte called the meeting to order at 7:33 p.m.

 

 

ADOPT AGENDA:

 

 

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

Winkel/Yaworski

That the agenda be adopted as presented.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Winkel/Eaton

That Mr. Wayne Bowman, President of the Humboldt Curling Club

be sent a congratulatory message for doing an excellent job in hosting the Curling Masters competition.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

APPROVE MINUTES:

 

 

 

 

 

DELEGATION:

Weyland/Doepker

That the Minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held

November 22, 2004 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

It was noted that the delegation scheduled for 7:30 pm did not appear.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORKS & UTILITIES COMMITTEE MINUTES:

 

 

 

 

PURCHASE OF THAWING MACHINE:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PURCHASE OF WATER METERS:

 

 

 

 

 

SUMA RESOLUTION – REVENUE SHARING:

 

 

 

 

Weyland/Winkel

That the following correspondence be received for information:

 

a)         Minutes of the Reid-Thompson Public Library Board Meeting             held November 24, 2020.

b)         President of SUMA – 100th Annual Convention.

c)         Minutes of the Humboldt & District Museum and Gallery Board             meeting held December 7, 2020.

d)         CUPE – Negotiations for Collective Agreement.

e)         Minutes of the Occupational Health & Safety Committee             meeting held December 8, 2020.

f)          Mayor’s Notes – Meeting with Health Minister.

g)         WCB – Certificate of Achievement.

h)         Mayor of Regina – Letter to Premier.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Weyland/Winkel

That the Minutes of the Works & Utilities Committee Meeting held December 7, 2020 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Doepker/Yaworski

That we approve the recommendation of the Works & Utilities Committee to purchase a thawing machine at a cost of $1925.00 and that the purchase be included in the 2005 Capital Budget.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weyland/Doepker

That we approve the recommendation of the Works & Utilities Committee to purchase water meters at a cost of $ 30,000.00 and that the purchase be included in the 2005 Capital Budget.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Eaton/Weyland

That SUMA request the Provincial Government:

 

1.                  To reinstate the revenue sharing pool to an appropriate level from the general revenues of the province that reflects the original commitments to revenue sharing before reductions occurred through Provincial austerity; and

 

2.                  Once the revenue sharing pool is established to an appropriate and acceptable level, that it be indexed utilizing the original revenue sharing tax base indices of personal income, corporate income, fuel and retail sales; and

 

3.                  The Provincial Government commit to working with SUMA and all Saskatchewan Municipalities to define the desired outcomes from this new revenue consistent with the principles and criteria for the New Deal negotiations so that municipalities have both the capacity to maintain the growth of their infrastructure and sustain the delivery of community expectations through service delivery in a framework of local autonomy, capacity building and accountability.

 

 

 

 

CITY MANAGER’S REPORT:

 

 

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

 

 

PAY ACCOUNT:

 

 

 

 

 

RETURN:

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REVENUE & EXPENDITURE STATEMENT:

 

 

 

CHAIR:

 

 

BYLAW NO. 21/04:

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Doepker/Weyland

That the City Manager’s Report dated December 8, 2020 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Councillor Leon Doepker declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 7:56 pm.

 

Eaton/Weyland

That cheque number 24053 payable to True Value in the amount of $34.85 be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Councillor Leon Doepker returned to the Council Chambers at 7:57 pm.

 

Winkel/Doepker

That the Accounts Payable for the period ending December 13, 2020 as represented by general cheque numbers 23940 to 24208 inclusive and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved for payment. 

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weyland/Eaton

That the Revenue and Expenditure Statement for the month of November, 2004 be accepted as presented.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Mayor Dennis Korte vacated the Chair and Councillor Jerry Weyland assumed the Chair at 8:16 pm.

 

Eaton/Doepker

Resolved that Bylaw No. 21/04, being a Bylaw to Regulate the Maintenance and Management of the Waterworks System and for Collection of Water and Sewer Rates be introduced and read a first time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

BYLAW NO. 21/04:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHAIR:

 

SPECIAL EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR’S REPORT- VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION NIGHT:

 

 

COUNCIL MEETING:

 

 

 

 

 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

 

 

 

 

PRESENT IN THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

 

AUTHORITY:

 

 

REVERT:

 

 

 

 

COMMERCIAL LAND SALE POLICY:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNION NEGOTIATION COMMITTEE:

Doepker/Korte

Resolved that Bylaw No. 21/04, being a Bylaw to Regulate the Maintenance and Management of the Waterworks System and for Collection of Water and Sewer Rates be introduced and read a second time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Mayor Dennis Korte resumed the Chair at 8:18 pm.

 

Winkel/Eaton

That the report from the Special Events Co-ordinator regarding a Volunteer Appreciation Night proposal be accepted as information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Doepker/Weyland

That the Regular Meeting of Council scheduled for December 27, 2020 be cancelled.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Eaton/Yaworski

That we sit in private session in the Committee of the Whole; the time being 8:21 pm.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Mayor Dennis Korte, Councillor Jerry Weyland, Councillor Leon Doepker, Councillor Leon Winkel, Councillor Wendy Yaworski, City Clerk, Sandra Pauli, City Manager, Tom Goulden.

 

The Committee met under Section 5(3) of the Local Authority of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Doepker/Yaworski

That we revert to the Regular Meeting of Council; the time being 8:53 pm.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

Eaton/Winkel

That Administration develop a policy for Commercial Land Sales for Council’s consideration.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doepker/Yaworski

That a Union Negotiation Committee consisting of the following Council members be established to negotiate the Collective Agreement with CUPE #2357:

           

            1)         Leon Winkel, Chairman of Leisure Services Committee.            2)         Jerry Weyland, Chairman of Works & Utilities                                   Committee.    

            3)         Wendy Yaworski, Chairperson of Administration and                         Protection Committee.

            4)         Mayor Dennis Korte.

            5)         Tom Goulden, City Manager.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ADJOURN:

Eaton/Doepker

That we do now adjourn, the time being 9:00 pm.

 

                                    Motion Carried.