CITY  OF  HUMBOLDT

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2020

 

PRESENT:

 

Mayor:          Dennis Korte

Aldermen:     Darlene Cash Bernie Malinoski                  

                      Jack Tuchscherer        Henry Hauber

                                Leon Doepker           Jerry Weyland

                       

City Commissioner:  Willard Struck

City Clerk:  Sandra Pauli

Leisure Services Director:  Ross Milnthorp

 

CALL TO ORDER:

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

 

ADOPT AGENDA:

Cash/Doepker

That the agenda be adopted as presented.

           

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

APPROVE

MINUTES:

Tuchscherer/Hauber

That the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held October 8, 2020 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

DELEGATION –

CRIMESTOPPERS:

Mr. Bob Pitzel, Ms. Colleen Lessmeister, Mr. Brian Cobb, and Staff Sergeant Ralph Goss representing Saskatchewan Crimestoppers were in attendance at the meeting.

 

Mr. Brian Cobb provided a presentation to Council regarding the purpose and history of Crimestoppers.  Mr. Cobb also requested that the City consider becoming a funding partner of Saskatchewan Crimestoppers for an annual fee of $200.00 per year.

 

Mayor Dennis Korte thanked the delegation for attending the meeting.

 

 

DELEGATION –

HCI REUNION COMMITTEE:

Ms. Maureen Doetzel, Mrs. Lois Winkel, Mrs. Val McNally and Mr. Garry Jenkins of the Humboldt Collegiate Institute Reunion Committee were in attendance at the meeting to present a letter to Council in response to the letter sent to them from the Leisure Services Director regarding their concerns at the Uniplex Facility during the HCI Reunion.

 

Mayor Dennis Korte thanked the delegation for attending the meeting.

 

 

MEMO – CHEQUE TO RS WELDING:

Malinoski/Doepker

That the memo from the Leisure Services Director regarding an accounts payable to RS Welding & Radiator be accepted for information.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

CARLTON TRAIL REDA – ECO ACTION 2000 GRANT:

Alderman Jack Tuchscherer declared a conflict of interest in the following matter and left the meeting at 8:20 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Malinoski/Weyland

That the letter from Carlton Trail REDA regarding the Eco Action 2000 Grant be referred to the Committee of the Whole.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

RETURN:

Alderman Jack Tuchscherer returned to the Council Chambers at

8:32 p.m.

 

 

SUMA REGIONAL MEETING:

Mayor Dennis Korte and Alderman Leon Doepker advised that they would be attending the North East Region 2002 Fall SUMA Regional Meeting to be held October 29, 2020 in Melfort.

 

 

BUSINESS RETENTION AND EXPANSION MEETING:

The Mayor and all members of Council excluding Alderman Jack Tuchscherer indicated they will be attending the Business Retention and Expansion Meeting to be held October 30, 2002.

 

 

HUMBOLDT SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB – TAX CONCESSION:

Weyland/Doepker

That the request from the Humboldt Senior Citizens Club to have a residential percentage of values used to determine the Humboldt & District Seniors Club tax bill for 2003 and onward be denied.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE REPORT:

Tuchscherer/Malinoski

That the following correspondence be received.

 

a)         SUMA – Regional Meeting in Melfort and Call For Resolutions

b)         Business Retention and Expansion Meeting – Registration

c)         Humboldt Senior Citizens Club – Tax Concession

d)         Minister of Social Services – Humboldt Territory Housing             Operations

e)         Humboldt & District Museum – Invitation To Re-opening

f)          FCM – Legal Victory in Rights-Of-Way Case

g)         Royal Canadian Legion – Laying Of Wreath

h)         Minutes of the Waldsea Lake Regional Board Meetings

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

LEISURE SERVICES COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES:

Cash/Weyland

That the Minutes of the Leisure Services Committee Meeting held October 15, 2020 be accepted for information.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – MINI GOLF PROPOSAL:

Tuchscherer/Hauber

That the proposal from the Humboldt & District Chamber of Commerce to construct a mini golf at the Historical Park be referred to the Leisure Services Committee for further review and consideration.

 

Further, that the report from the Works & Utilities Director regarding requirements for a topographical survey also be referred to the Committee to determine whether the Chamber would be interested in contributing half the cost for the survey.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CANCEL ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doepker/Weyland

That we confirm the Leisure Services Committee’s recommendation to cancel the accounts receivable owed by Humboldt Minor Hockey in the amount of $310.61, all being interest.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL BUDGET:

Doepker/Cash

That the City of Humboldt’s Five-Year Capital Budget from the years 2002 – 2006, inclusive, be adopted as attached hereto and forming a part of these minutes.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

CITY COMMISSIONER’S REPORT:

Doepker/Tuchscherer

That the City Commissioner’s Report dated OCTOBER 22, 2020 be accepted for information.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

Alderman Leon Doepker declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 9:07 p.m.

 

 

PAY ACCOUNT:

Tuchscherer/Hauber

That cheque number 14801 payable to True Value in the amount of $122.31 be approved for payment.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

RETURN:

Alderman Leon Doepker returned to the Council Chambers at 9:08 p.m.

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Malinoski/Weyland

That the accounts payable for the period ending OCTOBER 22, 2020 as represented by general cheque numbers 14735 to 14895, inclusive and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved for payment.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

BANK RECONCILIATION:

Cash/Tuchscherer

That the bank reconciliation as of September 30, 2020 be approved as presented.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

CRIMESTOPPERS:

Tuchscherer/Weyland

That the City of Humboldt become a funding partner for Saskatchewan Crimestoppers in the amount of $200.00 per year.

 

Further, that the City purchase four Crimestoppers signs for each entrance of the City.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

HCI REUNION:

Tuchscherer/Cash

That the letter from the HCI Reunion and Alderman Jack Tuchscherer’s recommendations be referred to the Leisure Services Committee Meeting for further review.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

 

 

 

 

Malinoski/Cash

That we sit in private session of the Committee of the Whole, the time being 9:20 p.m.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

RECONVENE:

Cash/Malinoski

That we reconvene to the Regular Council Meeting, the time being 10:20 p.m.

 

 

 

PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE – ANGELSTAD:

 

Doepker/Malinoski

That the City approve the proposal from Mr. & Mrs. Angelstad to accept $1500.00 in full settlement of their claim regarding overpayment of property tax.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR:

Doepker/Malinoski

That the City do not advertise for the position of Special Events Coordinator.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

REDA – ECO ACTION 2000 GRANT:

Malinoski/Weyland

That Council’s representative on the REDA Board, Alderman Leon Doepker, be instructed to advise the Board that the City’s response to their proposal shall be contingent upon changes to be made to the management of REDA.

 

                                                Motion Carried.

 

 

ADJOURN:

Malinoski/Weyland

That we do now adjourn, the time being 10:30 p.m.

 

                                                Motion Carried.