CITY OF HUMBOLDT

 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF COUNCIL HELD

TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2021

 

PRESENT:

Deputy Mayor:  Jerry Weyland

Councillors:     Leon Doepker             Leon Winkel

                        Malcolm Eaton            Wendy Yaworski        

                       Jack Tuchscherer                   

 

Interim City Commissioner:  Ron Hilton

City Clerk:  Sandra Pauli

Leisure Services Director:  Ross Milnthorp

Works & Utilities Director:  Rod Halyk

 

 

CALL TO ORDER:

Deputy Mayor Weyland called the meeting to order at 7:32 p.m.

 

 

ADOPT AGENDA:

Doepker/Tuchscherer

That the agenda as presented be adopted.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

           

PRESENTATION –

T. WITTKE:

Deputy Mayor Weyland presented Mrs. Tracy Wittke, Clerk Steno of the Administration Department with a token of the City’s appreciation for her 10 years of dedicated service.  Mrs. Wittke will be resigning from the City effective May 28, 2021.  Deputy Mayor Weyland wished Mrs. Wittke good luck in her future endeavours and thanked her for her years of service.

 

APPROVE MINUTES:

Eaton/Winkel

That the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held May 11, 2021 be approved as recorded and circulated.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

HUMBOLDT & AREA

DRUG ACTION COMMITTEE – REQUEST FOR FUNDING:

Doepker/Winkel

That the City contribute $200.00 to the Humboldt and Area Drug Action Committee.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ECONOMIC DEVEOPMENT TEAM - JUBILEE HALL:

Tuchscherer/Eaton

That we approve the request from the Humboldt Economic Development Team to provide the use of Jubilee Hall free of charge for their Candlelight Dinner to be held June 23, 2004.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

TASKO – REZONING REQUEST:

Yaworski/Eaton

That we accept the Interim City Commissioner’s recommendation to deny the request from Tasko to rezone Lot 4, Block 100, Plan 77H11406 from R1 Residential District to R3 Residential District as their development would not be compatible with the existing neighbourhood.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE:

Doepker/Yaworski

That the following correspondence be received for information:

a)         FCM - Notice of 2004 Annual General Meeting

b)         FCM Members’ Advisory – International Policy Review

c)         St. Elizabeth HospitalSask. Energy Surcharge

d)         Carlton Trail REDA – Update

e)         Minutes of the Reid Thompson Public Library Board meeting                         held May 12, 2021

f)          Leader of the Official Opposition – Extension Agrologist Program

g)         Premier of Saskatchewan – Extension  Agrologist Program

 

                                    Motion Carried.

                              

 

 

LEISURE SERVICES COMMITTEE MINUTES:

 

Eaton/Tuchscherer

That the minutes of the Leisure Services Committee meeting held May 18, 2021 be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

It was noted that Councillor Eaton did not attend the May 18 meeting and therefore, did not make the motion adopting the Director’s Report as found on page 1 and that it should be changed to Councillor Tuchscherer.

 

DUST CONTROL TENDERS:

Eaton/Winkel

That Western Road Management be awarded the Dust Control Tender for the amount of $14,405.00 plus GST which includes delivery of application and supervision.

 

                                    Motion Carried

 

CITY COMMISSIONERS REPORT:

Tuchscherer/Yaworski

That the City Commissioner’s Report be accepted for information.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

PECUNIARY INTEREST:

Councillor Doepker declared a pecuniary interest in the following matter and left the Council Chambers at 8:03 p.m.

 

 

 

 

PAY ACCOUNT:

Eaton/Yaworski

That cheque number 21593 payable to True Value in the amount of $16.15 be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

RETURN:

Councillor Doepker returned to the Council Chambers at 8:04 p.m.

 

 

 

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE:

Tuchscherer/Eaton

That the accounts payable for the period ending MAY 25, 2021 and as represented by general cheque numbers 21531 to 21701 inclusive, and as filed in the Accounts Payable Register be approved for payment.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

REVENUE & EXPENDITURE STATEMENT:

Doepker/Yaworski

That the revenue and expenditure statement for the month of April 2004 be adopted as presented.

 

                                    Motion Carried

 

 

BYLAW NO. 14/2004:

 Tuchscherer/Doepker

 Resolved that Bylaw No. 14/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Smoking

Bylaw be introduced and read a first time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 14/2004:

Yaworski/Winkel

Resolved that Bylaw No. 14/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Smoking Bylaw be read a second time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 14/2004:

Winkel/Tuchscherer

Resolved that Bylaw No. 14/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Smoking Bylaw be allowed three readings at this meeting.

 

                                    Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

 

 

 

 

BYLAW NO. 14/2004:

 

 

 

Doepker/Yaworski

Resolved that Bylaw No.14/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Smoking Bylaw be read a third time and be now adopted.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 15/2004:

Doepker/Tuchscherer

Resolved that Bylaw No. 15/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Procedure Bylaw be introduced and read a first time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 15/2004:

Yaworski/Doepker

Resolved that Bylaw No. 15/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Procedure Bylaw be read a second time.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 15/2004:

Eaton/Yaworski

Resolved that Bylaw No. 15/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Procedure Bylaw be allowed three readings at this meeting.

 

                                    Motion Carried Unanimously.

 

 

BYLAW NO. 15/2004:

Tuchscherer/Doepker

Resolved that Bylaw No. 15/2004 being a bylaw to amend the Procedure Bylaw be read a third time and be now adopted.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

POLKAFEST – COMMUNITY EVENTS PERMIT:

Eaton/Winkel

That we approve the application from the Humboldt and District German Heritage Society for a community events permit for Polkafest to be held during the following dates and times at the Uniplex:

 

 

Friday, July 23, 2020 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.

 

Saturday, July 24, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 1 a.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

SUMMER SIZZLER – COMMUNITY EVENTS PERMIT:

 

Winkel/Tuchscherer

That we approve the application from the Leisure Services Department for a community events permit for Summer Sizzler to be held during the following days and times:

 

Wednesday, June 30, 2020 - 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Uniplex tent)

                                             - 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. (Jubilee Hall)

Thursday, July 1, 202012 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Uniplex tent)

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

LOCAL IMPROVEMENT RESOLUTION:

Doepker/Eaton

That the City’s Engineer prepare a report in accordance with Section 6 of The Local Improvements Act,  1993  with respect to the proposed local improvements listed below:

 

WORK________________ON________FROM____________TO_________

 

1.  Asphalt Pavement     4th Street         13th Avenue   Lot 11, Block 304      

2.  Asphalt Pavement    3rd Street          Laskin Cr.     Saskatchewan Avenue

 

which has an estimated cost of $221,100.00.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

 

 

Eaton/Winkel

That the report prepared by the City’s Engineer with respect to the proposed local improvements listed below, be adopted; that application be made under Section 5(1)(a) of The Local Improvements Act, 1993 to the Saskatchewan Municipal Board, Local Government Committee, to undertake this work as a local improvement at an estimated cost of $221,100.00:

 

WORK_________________ON_________FROM___________TO________

 

1.  Asphalt Pavement     4th Street         13th Avenue    Lot 11, Block 304

2.  Asphalt Pavement     3rd Street          Laskin Cr.     Saskatchewan Avenue

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

 

PUBLIC SCHOOL DIVISION – OUTDOOR SOCCER PITCH AGREEMENT:

Doepker/Winkel

That the Mayor and the Interim City Commissioner  be authorized to execute the agreement between the City and the Humboldt Public School Division regarding the outdoor soccer pitch.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

COUNCIL MEETING – JULY & AUGUST:

 

Eaton/Yaworski

That the Council Meetings for July and August be established as follows:

 

1.  Monday, July 26, 2020 - 7:30 p.m.

2.  Monday, August 23, 2020 - 7:30 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

APPOINTMENT OF CITY MANAGER:

 

 

 

 

 

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

 

 

 

 

PRESENT IN THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE:

 

 

AUTHORITY:

 

 

REVERT:

 

 

 

 

OFFER TO PURCHASE – HENRY HAUBER:

 

 

 

 

OFFER TO PURCHASE – BRIAN RAAB:

Winkel/Eaton

That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to sign the employment contract with Mr. Thomas Goulden and further, that Mr. Thomas Goulden be appointed City Manager as of July 1, 2020.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Eaton/Doepker

That we sit in private session of the Committee of the Whole, the time being

8:30 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Deputy Mayor Jerry Weyland, Councillor Leon Doepker, Councillor Leon Winkel, Councillor Malcom Eaton, Councillor Wendy Yaworski, Councillor Jack Tuchscherer, Interim City Commissioner Ron Hilton, City Clerk Sandra Pauli.

 

The Committee met under Section 5(3) of the Local Authority of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

Doepker/Tuchscherer

That we revert to the Regular Meeting of Council, the time being 8:45 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Eaton/Tuchscherer

That we accept the recommendation of the Interim City Commissioner to sell Lots 25, 26, 27 and 28, Block 1, Plan G267 to Mr. Henry Hauber for the amount of $14,000.00 plus GST.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Eaton/Yaworski

That we accept the recommendation from the Interim City Commissioner to reject the offer from Mr. Brian Raab to purchase Parcel K, Plan 81H08612.

 

                                    Motion Carried.

 

 

ADJOURN:

 

Tuchscherer/Winkel

That we do now adjourn, the time being 8:57 p.m.

 

                                    Motion Carried.