CITY OF HUMBOLDT

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD

TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 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

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:

 

  6.       Correspondence.

            “A” Items Requiring Council Resolution

           

            c)         Mary Loroff – Two Hour Parking and Tour Bus Pickup

 

                                    Motion Carried.           

 

 

APPROVE MINUTES:

Weyland/Yaworski

That the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held April 13, 2021 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

DELEGATION –

WINDSOR HOTEL:

Mr. Marshall Bell of the Windsor Hotel was in attendance at the meeting to request Council not to amend the City’s proposed Smoking Bylaw to include outdoor patios.

 

He asked that outdoor patios remain exempt from the Bylaw.

 

Mayor Korte thanked Mr. Bell for attending the meeting.

 

 

HUMBOLDT MUSEUM PUBLIC FOUNDATION – SPONSORSHIP OF GOLF TOURNAMENT:

Weyland/Tuchscherer

That the City sponsor the Quill Plains Regional Recreation Association and the Humboldt & District Museum and Gallery Public Foundation Golf Tournament to be held June 18, 2020 with a donation of $250.00.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CONFLICT OF INTEREST:

Mayor Dennis Korte declared a conflict of interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 7:45 p.m.

 

 

CHAIR:

Deputy Mayor Doepker assumed the Chair.

 

 

HUMBOLDT LUMBER MART – REQUEST FOR VARIANCE IN ZONING BYLAW:

Winkel/Eaton

That the City approve the application from the Humboldt Lumber Mart to allow a deviation from the front yard requirement in the Zoning Bylaw from twenty-five feet to twenty feet for their proposed development of a tri-plex condominium unit located on Lot 5 and

Lot 6, Block L.A., Plan G112.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

RETURN:

Mayor Korte returned to the Council Chambers at 7:50 p.m. and resumed the Chair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARY LOROFF – TOUR BUS COMPANIES:

Winkel/Weyland

That Mrs. Mary Loroff be advised that tour companies are allowed to pick up people in residential areas as long as the vehicles of the people are not on the streets for more than twenty-four hours as in accordance with the City’s Traffic Bylaw.

 

If twenty-four hours is insufficient, the tour company will have to make alternate arrangements for pick up such as the CN parking lot or the Uniplex parking lot.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

Yaworski/Winkel

That the following correspondence be received.

 

a)         Minutes of the Reid-Thompson Public Library Board Meeting             held April 14, 2021.  

b)         FCM – Members’ Advisory – Quality of Life Highlights Report             Released

c)         FCM – Consent Form – National Board of Directors

d)         SK Environment – Thank You, Operator Certification                        Information Meeting

e)         SK Energy – Exemption Regulations

f)          Canadian Cancer Society – Congratulations, Smoking Bylaw

g)         Minister of Health – Congratulations, Smoking Bylaw

h)         Manitoba Lung Association – Congratulations, Smoking Bylaw

i)          Canadian Cancer Society – Donation for Willard Struck

j)          Minutes of the Humboldt & District Museum and Gallery Board             Meeting held April 13, 2021.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Winkel/Eaton

That the minutes of the Administration and Protection Committee Meeting held April 18, 2021 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT – RATE AND FEE SCHEDULE:

Yaworski/Eaton

That the Rate and Fee Schedule for the Leisure Services Department as attached to the minutes of the Leisure Services Committee Meeting held April 22, 2004 be adopted.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

LESIURE SERVICES COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Eaton/Winkel

That the minutes of the Leisure Services Committee Meeting held April 22, 2021 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

Councillor Doepker declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 8:30 p.m.

 

 

PAY ACCOUNT:

Eaton/Yaworski

That cheque number 21241 payable to True Value in the amount of $109.24 be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

RETURN:

Councillor Doepker returned to the Council Chambers at 8:31 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Yaworski/Weyland

That the accounts payable for the period ending APRIL 27, 2021 as represented by general cheque numbers 21183 to 21352 inclusive, and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CHAIR:

Mayor Korte vacated the Chair and Deputy Mayor Doepker assumed the Chair at 8:35 p.m.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 08/2004:

Eaton/Korte

Resolved that Bylaw No. 08/2004 being a bylaw to authorize an agreement which provides for an exemption of taxation be introduced and read a first time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 08/2004:

Weyland/Winkel

Resolved that Bylaw No. 08/2004 being a bylaw to authorize an agreement which provides for an exemption of taxation be read a second time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 08/2004:

Yaworski/Korte

Resolved that Bylaw No. 08/2004 being a bylaw to authorize an agreement which provides for an exemption of taxation be allowed three readings at this meeting.

 

                                    Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 08/2004:

Weyland/Tuchscherer

Resolved that Bylaw No. 08/2004 being a bylaw to authorize an agreement which provides for an exemption of taxation be read a third time and be now adopted.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

SMOKING BYLAW – OUTDOOR PATIOS:

Tuchscherer/Doepker

That Administration correspond with the Bella Vista Inn and the Windsor Hotel advising them that no changes will be made to the City’s Smoking Bylaw.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

APPLICATION TO MOVE IN SHED:

Doepker/Eaton

That we approve the application from Edwin & Elsie Gourlay to move a shed from out of town to 732 – 13th Street known as Lot 8, Block 19, Plan G345.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

PUBLIC ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

Mayor Korte reported that the City hosted a group of foreign delegates and provided a tour of Humboldt on Monday, April 26, 2021.

 

 

ADJOURN:

Doepker/Eaton

That we do now adjourn, the time being 8:55 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.