CITY OF HUMBOLDT

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2021

 

PRESENT:

Mayor:  Dennis Korte

Councillors:     Leon Doepker             Leon Winkel

                        Malcolm Eaton            Jerry Weyland

                        Jack Tuchscherer                              

 

City Clerk:  Sandra Pauli

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Mayor Korte called the meeting to order at 7:31 p.m.

 

 

ADOPT AGENDA:

Doepker/Tuchscherer

That the agenda as presented be amended as follows:

 

  10.     New Business.

           

            b)         Committee of the Whole

                        i)          Personnel (Mayor Dennis Korte)

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

APPROVE MINUTES:

Doepker/Eaton

That the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held February 10, 2021 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

DELEGATION – BELLA VISTA INN & PIONEER HOTEL:

Ms. Judy Plag of the Bella Vista Inn and Mr. Russell Wittke of the Pioneer Hotel were in attendance at the meeting to provide their comments on the City’s proposed No Smoking Bylaw.

 

A copy of their presentation is attached hereto and forms a part of these minutes.

 

Mayor Korte thanked Ms. Plag and Mr. Wittke for attending the meeting.

 

 

DELEGATION –

WINDSOR HOTEL:

Mr. Marshall Bell, owner and manager of the Windsor Hotel, was in attendance at the meeting to provide his comments on the City’s proposed No Smoking Bylaw.

 

Mr. Bell questioned if there was a definition of enclosed public places in the bylaw and how was the bylaw going to be enforced.  The Mayor advised that copies of the bylaw were available to the public and can be picked up at City Hall or the Reid-Thompson Public Library. 

 

Mr. Bell questioned whether home based businesses would be included in the bylaw.  City Council indicated that the bylaw will be reviewed by the City Solicitor and his comments regarding this matter would be obtained.  

 

Mayor Korte thanked Mr. Bell for attending the meeting.

 

 

DELEGATION – SASKATOON REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY:

Dr. Daniel Kirchgesner, of the Humboldt Medical Clinic, and

Ms. Lori Hinz, Manager of the Saskatoon Regional Health Authority, were in attendance at the meeting to provide their comments on the smoking bylaw.  Ms. Hinz indicated that she was attending the meeting on behalf of Mr. Kelvin Fisher, Vice President of the Saskatoon Health Authority, and indicated that the Health Region will provide any support required for Council to implement the No Smoking Bylaw.  She also indicated that the Health Authority have

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

contacted the Humboldt & District Chamber of Commerce and offered to do a presentation at a Chamber Meeting; however, the Chamber of Commerce had declined the invitation at this time.

 

Dr. Kirchgesner asked that the City Council show leadership in this issue and move forward with the No Smoking Bylaw and not wait until the Province makes the legislation.

 

Mayor Korte thanked Dr. Kirchgesner and Ms. Hinz for attending the meeting.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

Weyland/Eaton

That the following correspondence be received.

 

a)         Leanne Peters – No Smoking Bylaw

b)         Mary Watson – No Smoking Bylaw

c)         Margaret Angelstad – No Smoking Bylaw

d)         Ted & Joyce Bay – No Smoking Bylaw

e)         Mary & Chester Rustad – No Smoking Bylaw

f)          MaryLee Breker – No Smoking Bylaw

g)         Minutes of the Reid-Thompson Public Library Board meeting             held February 11, 2021

h)         Minutes of the REACT Waste Management District Authority             Board Meeting held January 21, 2004

i)          Jerry Angelstad – No Smoking Bylaw

j)          Maggie Bernal – No Smoking Bylaw

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

LEISURE SERVICES COMMITTEE MINUTES:

Weyland/Winkel

That the minutes of the Leisure Services Committee Meeting held February 17, 2021 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

Councillor Leon Doepker declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 8:12 p.m.

 

 

 

PAY ACCOUNT:

Weyland/Eaton

That cheque number 20567 payable to True Value in the amount of $65.08 be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

RETURN:

Councillor Doepker returned to the Council Chambers at 8:13 p.m.

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Eaton/Doepker

That the accounts payable for the period ending FEBRUARY 24, 2021 as represented by general cheque numbers 20499 to 20653 inclusive, and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

REVENUE & EXPENDITURE STATEMENT:

Weyland/Tuchscherer

That the revenue and expenditure statement for the month of January 2004 be approved as presented.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

WALDSEA LAKE BOARD APPOINTMENT:

Eaton/Winkel

That the City accept the resignation of Ms. Carolynn Galka to the Waldsea Lake Regional Park Authority.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Further, that an advertisement be placed in the Humboldt Journal advising the public that there are vacancies on the Waldsea Lake Regional Park Authority and the Reid-Thompson Public Library Board.

 

Furthermore, that Mr. Bob Galvin and Mr. Reg Gaetz be contacted to determine whether they are still interested in being a member of the Waldsea Lake Regional Park Authority and that they provide additional information to Council for their consideration.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

Doepker/Eaton

That we sit in private session of the Committee of the Whole, the time being 8:30 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

PRESENT IN THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

Mayor Dennis Korte, Councillor Leon Doepker, Councillor Jerry Weyland, Councillor Jack Tuchscherer, Councillor Malcolm Eaton, Councillor Leon Winkel, City Clerk Sandra Pauli

 

 

AUTHORITY:

The Committee met under Section 5(2) of the Local Authority of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

REVERT:

Doepker/Eaton

That we revert to the Regular Meeting of Council, the time being

9:30 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

CITY COMMISSIONER:

Doepker/Weyland

That we accept with regret the letter from the City Commissioner advising his intent to go on long-term disability and that the Mayor be authorized to begin the recruitment process for the position of City Commissioner.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ADJOURN:

Weyland/Tuchscherer

That we do now adjourn, the time being 10:00 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.