CITY OF HUMBOLDT

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD

TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2020

 

PRESENT:

Mayor:  Dennis Korte

Councillors:     Darlene Cash              Leon Doepker

Jerry Weyland  Jack Tuchscherer      Bernie Malinoski                     

 

City Clerk:  Sandra Pauli

Works & Utilities Director:  Rod Halyk

Leisure Services Director:  Ross Milnthorp

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Mayor Dennis Korte called the meeting to order at 7:32 p.m.

 

 

ADOPT AGENDA:

Malinoski/Tuchscherer

That the agenda as presented be amended to include the following:

 

11.    New Business:

a)      Mr. Leonard Novecosky – Application for Move-In Permit. (City Clerk)

b)      2002 Sask. Winter Games Surplus(Councillor Doepker)

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

APPROVE MINUTES:

Cash/Malinoski

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

                                   

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

DELEGATION –

MAURICE SOULODRE

ROOFING CONSULTANT:

 

ARRIVAL:  

Mr. Maurice Soulodre, Architect was in attendance at the meeting to present his report on the condition of the roofs of all city-owned buildings.

                                  

 

Councillor Jerry Weyland arrived at 7:40 p.m.

 

 

Mayor Dennis Korte thanked Mr. Soulodre for attending the meeting and presenting his report.

 

DELEGATION –     

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE:

Mr. Phil Griffeth, President of the Humboldt & District Chamber of Commerce was in attendance at the meeting to present two letters from the Chamber.

 

Mr. Griffeth stated that the Chamber’s first letter indicates that the contract with the City to operate the Tourist Booth expires June 30, 2020.  He requested that the City continue the current contract with the Chamber to the end of the year and that the City enter into a 5 year contract in 2004 with increases to the contract of 5% in 2004 and 3% each year after.

 

Mr. Griffeth also stated that the Chamber’s second letter deals with a proposed plan for the Historical Park.  Mr. Griffeth indicated that the Chamber is in favour of the City obtaining a plan for the park and suggested that the City work with a Committee consisting of members of the Leisure Services Committee, Ecological Park Committee and the Golf Course Executive.

 

Mayor Korte thanked Mr. Griffeth for his presentation.

 

 

REPORT FROM CITY CLERK & ACCOUNTANT SUPERVISOR – 2003 ELECTION:

Weyland/Doepker

That the recommendations from the report from the City Clerk and the Accountant Supervisor regarding the 2003 election be adopted as follows:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1)      That Linda Fraess be appointed as Returning Officer for the 2003 Election.

2)      That mail-in ballots not be used.

3)      That the regular polling places as outlined in the amended

      Appendix “A” and attached hereto to these minutes be

      approved.

4)      That special polls not be used.

5)      That the advance and mobile polls be held on the terms outlined in this report;

6)      That the rates of remuneration of election officials be approved as follows:

                         Returning Officer - $250.00

                         Deputy – Returning Officer - $160.00

                         Poll Clerks - $135.00

 

7)      That the Returning Officer work the advance poll on Saturday,

      October 18, 2003 for time-in-lieu at one and half times her

      regular salary.

8)      That voters be registered at the polls on Election Day;

9)      That the names of candidates on the Mayor and Councillor ballots be listed in alphabetical order by surname.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

HUMBOLDT & AREA ECOLOGICAL PARK COMMITTEE – DEVELOPMENT OF FIRST STREET:

Doepker/Cash

That First Street be developed to Municipal Crescent and that the access from Municipal Crescent to the Golf Course road remain as constructed.

                                    Motion Withdrawn.

 

Weyland/Malinoski

That the Works & Utilities Director in consultation with the executives of the Golf Club and the Ecological Park Committee prepare drawings for access to the golf course road from Municipal Crescent. 

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

Tuchscherer/Cash

That the following correspondence be received:

 

a)         Report from City Clerk & Accountant Supervisor – 2003

            Election.

b)         Humboldt & Area Ecological Park – Development of 1st  St.

c)         Minutes of the Reid-Thompson Public Library Meeting held 

            June 11, 2003.

d)         Report from City Clerk – Trailers at Sunset Estates

e)         Environment Canada – Pollution Prevention Planning

f)          City of Weyburn – Assessors attendance at SAMA Meetings

g)         City of Edmonton – Invitation to Urban Sustainability  

            Conference

h)         Accounts Payable Report

i)         FCM Advisory – Municipal Leader’s Tool Kit

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MINUTES:

 

 

 

 

WORKS & UTILITIES               

COMMITTEE MINUTES:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FORMER SCHENN             PROPERTY – DUST/NOISE CONTROL:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COUNCIL MEETING –       RM OF HUMBOLDT & SOUTH WATER USERS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEISURE SERVICES COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES:

 

 

 

PROPOSALS FOR THE HISTORICAL PARK:

 

 

 

 

 

 

BARN DOG MUSIC –             ASSESSMENT OF SOUND SYSTEM:

 

 

 

 

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

Malinoski/Tuchscherer

That the minutes of the Administration and Promotion Committee Meeting held June 16, 2020 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Malinoski/Weyland

That the Minutes of the Works & Utilities Committee Meeting held June 17, 2020 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

Doepker/ Weyland 

That we approve the recommendation of the Works and Utilities Committee to apply calcium chloride dust suppressant to Lot B, Block 11, Plan G247 and to Lots 15 – 16, Block 11, Plan G247, known as the former Schenn Property.

 

Further, that a fence be installed along the back one-third portion of the property and a sign be installed that states:  “No Parking from 12:00 midnight to 6:00 a.m.”

 

                                     Motion Carried.

                                    

Malinoski/Weyland

That we approve the recommendation of the Works & Utilities Committee to invite the Reeve and Council Members of the RM of Humboldt and the residents who receive water services south of the City limits to the next Regular Meeting of Council to be held Tuesday, July 22, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss a resolution regarding the supply of water to those residents in the rural municipality.

 

                                   Motion Carried.

 

Cash/Doepker

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

 

                                     Motion Carried.

 

Doepker/Tuchscherer

That we approve the recommendation of the Leisure Services Committee to authorize the Director of Leisure Services to requisition proposals for the development of the Historical Park and present his recommendations at the September meeting of the Leisure Services Committee.

                                     Motion Carried.

 

Tuchscherer/Doepker

That we approve the recommendation of the Leisure Services Committee to authorize the Director of Leisure Services to contact Mr. Al Vicaryous of Barn Dog Music to investigate how our present equipment and any new equipment would be needed to repair the sound system as well as an approximation of the cost.

 

                                       Motion Carried.

 

Councillor Leon Doepker declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 8:53 p.m.

 

 

PAY ACCOUNT:

Cash/Malinoski

That cheque number 17676 payable to payable to True Value in the amount of $10.16 be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

RETURN:

 

Councillor Leon Doepker returned to the Council Chambers at

8:54 p.m.

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Malinoski/Tuchscherer

That the accounts payable for the period ending JUNE 24, 2020 as represented by general cheque numbers 17609 to 17797 inclusive, and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

APPLICATION FOR MOVE-IN PERMIT –

L. NOVECOSKY:

 

 

Weyland/Malinoski

That the we approve the application from Mr. Leonard Novecosky to move a shed from the Department of Highways Yard to Lot 3, Block 22, Plan F4747 known as 710 – 10th Street.      

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

2002 WINTER GAMES SURPLUS:

Councillor Leon Doepker reported that the 2002 Winter Games Committee had their last meeting to determine the Games surplus and to provide a recommendation to Council as to how the surplus funds be spent.

 

In order of priority the Games Committee have indicated that the surplus should be spent on the following items as funds allow:

 

1)      Portable Score Clock

2)      Lights for the Outdoor Arena

3)      Grants to the local youth sport groups.

 

Doepker/Weyland

That we approve the recommendation from the 2002 Winter Games Committee to allocate the Games surplus to the following items listed in priority as funds allow:

 

1)      Portable Score Clock

2)      Lights for Outdoor Arena

3)      Grants to local youth sport groups.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CURLING RINK & COMMUNITY CENTRE ROOFS -  TENDERS:

Weyland/Doepker

That the City acquire tenders for the replacement of the roof on the curling rink and the community centre.

 

Further, that tenders be obtained for a 2 ply SBS Modified Bitumen Membrane roof and a tin roof and that the tender include separate pricing for each of the Curling Rink and the Community Centre as well as identify savings achieved if both roofs are done at same time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – TOURIST BOOTH CONTRACT:

 

 

 

 

Tuchscherer/Malinoski

That the City renew the contract with the Chamber of Commerce for the operation of the Tourist Booth at the current rate of $11,000 to December 31, 2020.

 

Further, that the Chamber into negotiations with the City for a longer term contract in 2004.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

 

 

 

PRESENT IN THE

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE

 

 

 

AUTHORITY:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REVERT:

 

 

 

 

MR. N. BUCHACHER – REMOVAL OF BRUSH PILE:

 

 

 

 

ADJOURN:

Malinoski/Cash

That we sit in private session in the Committee of the Whole, the time being 9:30 p.m.

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Mayor Dennis Korte, Councillor Leon Doepker, Councillor Darlene Cash, Councillor Bernie Malinoski, Councillor Jack Tuchscherer, Councillor Jerry Weyland, City Clerk Sandra Pauli, Works & Utilities Director, Rod Halyk and Mr. Neil Buchacher.

 

 

The Committee met under Section 5 subsection (2) in Part 3 of The Local Authority of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuchscherer/Malinoski

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

9:45 p.m.

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Weyland/Malinoski:

That Mr. Neil Buchacher be advised that the City will remove the trees from his backyard after he has removed the dirt from the pile and has cut the trees into manageable pieces.

 

                                     Motion Carried.

 

Cash/Doepker:

That we do now adjourn, the time being 9:50 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.