CITY  OF  HUMBOLDT

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2021

 

PRESENT:

 

Mayor:          Dennis Korte

Councillors:  Darlene Cash Bernie Malinoski                  

                      Jack Tuchscherer        Henry Hauber

                                Leon Doepker           Jerry Weyland

                       

City Commissioner:  Willard Struck

City Clerk:  Sandra Pauli

Works & Utilities Director:  Rod Halyk

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:

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

 

ADOPT AGENDA:

Tuchscherer/Malinoski

That the agenda be adopted as presented.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

APPROVE

MINUTES:

Tuchscherer/Malinoski

That the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held December 10, 2020 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

WERNER TORWALT – REQUEST FOR PAVEMENT:

Cash/Tuchscherer

That the request from Mr. Werner Torwalt to have a portion of

5th Avenue and 5th Street paved be referred to the 2003 Budget deliberations.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

COMMUNITY PLANNING – SUBDIVISION APPLICATION:

Weyland/Malinoski

That Government Relations and Aboriginal Affairs be advised that the City of Humboldt recommends the approval of a subdivision in the

NE 1/4 Section 19-37-22-W2M as shown on the proposed subdivision plan prepared by George, Nicholson, Franko & Associates Ltd., dated December 10, 2002.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – MEET WITH COUNCIL:

Malinoski/Hauber

That City Council accept the Chamber of Commerce’s invitation for a noon luncheon meeting.

 

Further, that January 28, 2003 be suggested to the Chamber as a possible meeting date.

           

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE REPORT:

Doepker/Weyland

That the following correspondence be received.

 

a)         Werner Torwalt – Pavement Request For 5th Street & 5th Avenue

b)         GRAA – Subdivision Application Approval

c)         Chamber of Commerce – Request To Meet With Council

d)         FCM Members’ Advisory – Resolutions For January 22, 2021

            Board of Directors’ Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

e)         Minutes of the Carlton Trail REDA Annual Meeting held

            November 21, 2002 and Minutes of the Board Meeting held

            November 25, 2002.

 

f)          FCM Members’ Advisory – Finance Committee Report

g)         SAMA – Deadline For Resolutions For Annual Meeting To Be

            Held February 10, 2003.

h)         Saskatchewan Environment – Waterworks Regulations

i)          Minutes Of The Wakaw-Humboldt Regional Water Supply

            System Committee Meeting held November 20, 2020.

j)          Crimestoppers – Thank You For Donation

k)         Minutes Of The Reid-Thompson Public Library Board Meeting

            Held December 12, 2002.

l)          SaskCulture – Benefits of SaskCulture Organization

m)        Minutes of the Lanigan Creek-Delwood Brook Watershed

            Association Board Meeting held April 26, 2021.

n)         SUMA – Resolutions to 98th Convention & Town and Village

            Legislative Review Report

o)         Minutes of the Humboldt & District Museum and Gallery Board

            Meeting held January 7, 2021

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

SUMA – RESOLUTION OF REVENUE SHARING & ALTERNATIVES:

Malinoski/Doepker

Be it resolved that the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) request that the provincial government return at least $15 million more in revenue sharing grants for urban municipalities for 2003, or equivalent incremental funding, in the form of a local road fuel tax, collected and distributed on a province-wide basis.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Tuchscherer/Cash

That the minutes of the Administration, Promotion and Protection Committee Meeting held December 16, 2002 be accepted for information.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

LEISURE SERVICES COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Doepker/Weyland

That the minutes of the Leisure Services Committee Meeting held December 17, 2020 be accepted for information.

 

                                                Motion Carried.                                

 

 

WORKS & UTILITIES COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Malinoski/Hauber

That the minutes of the Works & Utilities Committee Meeting held JANUARY 14, 2021 be accepted for information.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

PRAIRIE GRAINS ROADS PROGRAM – APPLICATION FOR FUNDING:

Malinoski/Weyland

That the City of Humboldt make application to the Prairie Grains Roads Program in 2003 for funding for Highway No. 20 from 9th Avenue to 13th Avenue.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUMBOLDT PUBLIC SCHOOL – AUTHORIZED PARKING ONLY REQUEST:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doepker/Weyland

That the letter from Mr. Ron Chapdelaine, Director of Education for the Humboldt Public School Division, requesting assistance in enforcing the “Authorized Parking Only” area at the Humboldt Collegiate be referred to the Administration and Protection Committee for their review and consideration.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

CITY COMMISSIONER’S REPORT:

Tuchscherer/Malinoski

That the City Commissioner’s Report dated JANUARY 14, 2021 be accepted for information.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

Mayor Dennis Korte, Alderman Leon Doepker and Alderman Henry Hauber declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 8:04 p.m.

 

 

CHAIR:

Deputy Mayor Jerry Weyland assumed the Chair.

 

 

PAY ACCOUNTS:

Malinoski/Cash

That cheque number 15702 payable to CIM in the amount of $36.05, cheque number 15703 payable to True Value in the amount of $397.92, cheque number 15863 payable to Gopher Books in the amount of $4.46 and cheque number 15864 payable to True Value in the amount of $25.98 be approved for payment.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

RETURN:

Mayor Dennis Korte, Alderman Leon Doepker and Alderman Henry Hauber returned to the Council Chambers at 8:05 p.m.

 

 

CHAIR:

Mayor Dennis Korte resumed the Chair.

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Cash/Hauber

That the accounts payable for the period ending December 31, 2020 as represented by general cheque numbers 15633 to 15941 inclusive, and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved for payment.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Doepker/Cash

That the accounts payable for the period ending JANUARY 14, 2021 as represented by general cheque numbers 15941 to 15970 inclusive, and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved for payment.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

CHAIR:

Mayor Dennis Korte vacated the Chair and Deputy Mayor Jerry Weyland assumed the Chair.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 01/2003:

Doepker/Malinoski

Resolved that Bylaw No. 01/2003 being the City Administration Bylaw be introduced and read a first time.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BYLAW NO. 01/2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

Korte/Cash

Resolved that Bylaw No. 01/2003 being the City Administration Bylaw be read a second time.

                                   

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 01/2003:

Tuchscherer/Doepker

Resolved that Bylaw No. 01/2003 being the City Administration Bylaw be given three readings at this meeting.

 

                                                Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 01/2003:

Malinoski/Korte

Resolved that Bylaw No. 01/2003 being the City Administration Bylaw be read a third time and be now adopted.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 02/2003:

Tuchscherer/Doepker

Resolved that Bylaw No. 02/2003 being the Procedure Bylaw be introduced and read a first time.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 02/2003:

Cash/Hauber

Resolved that Bylaw No. 02/2003 being the Procedure Bylaw be read a second time.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 02/2003:

Doepker/Korte

Resolved that Bylaw No. 02/2003 being the Procedure Bylaw be given three readings at this meeting.

 

                                                Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 02/2003:

Malinoski/Korte

Resolved that Bylaw No. 02/2003 being the Procedure Bylaw be read a third time and be now adopted.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

CHAIR:

Mayor Dennis Korte resumed the Chair.

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE POLICY:

Hauber/Doepker

That the Public Notice Policy as attached hereto and forming a part of these minutes be adopted as presented.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

INVESTMENT POLICY:

Tuchscherer/Weyland

That the Investment Policy as attached hereto and forming a part of these minutes be adopted as presented.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PURCHASING POLICY:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doepker/Hauber

That the Purchasing Policy as attached hereto and forming a part of these minutes be adopted as presented.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS/

PROGRAMS COORDINATOR’S POSITION:

Tuchscherer/Malinoski

That the matter of the Special Events/Programs Coordinator’s position be referred to the 2003 Budget deliberations.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT – CUSTOMER SERVICE & USER GROUPS SURVEY:

Malinoski/Weyland

That the Customer Service and User Groups Survey as presented by the Director of Leisure Services be accepted for information.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMITTEES:

Malinoski/Weyland

That we approve the following appointments to boards and committees for the year 2003.

 

  1.       Auditor:  Meyers Norris & Penny

  2.       Police Chief:  Staff Sergeant Harold Baydak

  3.       Fire Department Appointments:

            a) Deputy Fire Chief:  Dale Becker

            b) Captain:  Joe Dutchak

            c) Secretary/Treasurer:  Francis Kunz

            d) Safety Officer:  Rick Cadrain

            e) Training Officer:  Gary Bauer

  4.       EMO Coordinator:  Willard Struck

  5.       EMO Deputy-Coordinator:  Tony Dutchak

  6.       City Inspector & Bylaw Enforcement Officer:  Lloyd Weyland

  7.       Secretary, Board of Revision:  Sandra Pauli

  8.       Board of Revision:  G. Krismer & Associates

  9.       Predator Control Officers:  Dan Mueller and Gord Wildeman

10.       Lanigan Creek-Delwood Brook Watershed Assoc.:  Rod Halyk

11.       Humboldt & District Rural Fire Protection

            Association:  Alderman Bernie Malinoski

12.       Humboldt & District Mutual Aid Area

            Committee:  Alderman Bernie Malinoski

13.       St. Elizabeth’s Board of Advisors:  Alderman Darlene Cash

14.       REDA:  Alderman Leon Doepker

15.       REACT:  Alderman Henry Hauber

16.       Wakaw-Humboldt Regional Water Supply

            Committee:  Mayor Dennis Korte

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

Doepker/Cash

That we sit in private session in the Committee of the Whole, the time being 8:41 p.m.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

RECONVENE:

Tuchscherer/Malinoski

That we reconvene to the Regular Council Meeting, the time being

9:25 p.m.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

REORGANIZATION:

 

 

 

Doepker/Cash

In order to improve customer service and increase cost efficiency the offices of the Works & Utilities Director and the City Inspector shall move to the main floor of the City Hall.

 

Further, that the position of Accounting Clerk I in the Works & Utilities Department be eliminated and that the duties of this position be distributed amongst the Administration Department staff.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

STRATEGIC PLANNING MEETING:

Cash/Weyland

That a strategic planning meeting be held with the City Commissioner on Tuesday, January 21, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

ADJOURN:

Weyland/Tuchscherer

That we do now adjourn, the time being 9:35 p.m.

 

                                                Motion Carried.