Town Of Swan River Minutes – November 6th, 2012

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with Deputy Mayor Delaurier presiding and Councillors Bobick, Jacobson, Friesen, Sakal, and Whyte present. Mayor McKenzie was absent.

Minutes:

1. RESOLVED that the minutes of the October 16th, 2012 regular meeting of Council be adopted as received.
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2. RESOLVED that the agenda for the November 6th, 2012 regular meeting of Council be received.
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3. RESOLVED that By-Law No. 12/2012 being a by-law to provide for the expenditure and borrowing of funds to upgrade the mechanical piping and pumping and fully replace electrical components plus installation of additional monitoring equipment at the Ross Street Wastewater Pumping Station located at 1422 Ross Street be read a second time.
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4. RESOLVED that By-Law No. 12/2012 being a by-law to provide for the expenditure and borrowing of funds to upgrade the mechanical piping and pumping and fully replace electrical components plus installation of additional monitoring equipment at the Ross Street Wastewater Pumping Station located at 1422 Ross Street be read a third time and passed.
Glen McKenzie - absent
Don Bobick - yes
Phylis Friesen - yes
Jason Delaurier - yes
Lance Jacobson - yes
Jason Sakal - yes
Duane Whyte - yes
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5. RESOLVED that By-Law No. 13/2012 being a by-law to provide for the expenditure and borrowing of funds to upgrade the mechanical piping and pumping and fully replace electrical components plus installation of additional monitoring equipment at the Heyes Street Wastewater Pumping Station located at 315 Heyes Street be read a second time.
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6. RESOLVED that By-Law No. 13/2012 being a by-law to provide for the expenditure and borrowing of funds to upgrade the mechanical piping and pumping and fully replace electrical components plus installation of additional monitoring equipment at the Heyes Street Wastewater Pumping Station located at 315 Heyes Street be read a third time and be passed.
Glen McKenzie - absent
Don Bobick - yes
Phylis Friesen - yes
Jason Delaurier - yes
Lance Jacobson - yes
Jason Sakal - yes
Duane Whyte - yes
Carried:

7. RESOLVED that By-Law No. 15/2012 being a by-law to amend By-Law No. 5/2010 to provide for the expenditure and borrowing of funds for construction of a new municipal office in the Town of Swan River be read a second time.
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8. RESOLVED that By-Law No. 15/2012 being a by-law to amend By-Law No. 5/2010 to provide for the expenditure and borrowing of funds for construction of a new municipal office in the Town of Swan River be read a third time and be passed.
Glen McKenzie - absent
Don Bobick - yes
Phylis Friesen - yes
Jason Delaurier - yes
Lance Jacobson - yes
Jason Sakal - yes
Duane Whyte - yes
Carried:

9. RESOLVED that the Report on Negotiations and Consultations for the Annexation of NE ¼ Section 16 Township 36 Range 27W from the Rural Municipality of Swan River to the Town of Swan River dated November 6th, 2012 be submitted to the Municipal Board.
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10. RESOLVED that By-Law No. 17/2012 being a by-law to open a municipal road be read first time.
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11. RESOVLED that the following Building Permit Applications be received:

100/12 - 452 9th Ave N - House Addition/Canopy
101/12 - 1426 Main St - Fence
102/12 - 31 Park Dr – House Addition
103/12 - 126 7th Ave N – Garage
104/12 - 322 Main St - Fence
105/12 - 304 12th Ave S - House w/Garage
106/12 - 306 12th Ave S - House w/Garage
107/12 - 456 Laverendrye Bay - Shed
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12. WHEREAS no appeals have been received for the 2012 Board of Revision.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the 2012 Board of Revision scheduled for November 6th, 2012 be hereby cancelled.
AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the 2012 Assessment Rolls be adopted as presented.
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13. RESOLVED that the October, 2012 R.C.M.P. Reports be received.
Carried:

14. WHEREAS the Town of Swan River (“Town”) encountered overland flooding during the period of July 12th to July 20th, 2012 due to heavy rains which resulted in sewer back-up to many homes;

AND WHEREAS this damage would cause financial hardship for the homeowners;

AND WHEREAS the heavy influx of water from these heavy rains caused the Town’s major wastewater lift station to malfunction which resulted in the Town declaring a State of Local Emergency on July 18, 2012;

AND WHEREAS the Town incurred major costs to remedy the lift station situation during the State of Local Emergency;

AND WHEREAS the 2012 Manitoba Summer Games was taking place in the Town from July 15th to July 22nd, 2012 and the Manitoba Summer Games committee incurred extra expenses because of the State of Local Emergency;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED the Town of Swan River apply to Manitoba Emergency Measures to provide Disaster Financial Assistance for the public and private sector.
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15. RESOLVED that Tetra Tech, on behalf of Shell Canada, be given access to complete testing by drilling monitoring wells on locations shown on the map attached as Schedule “A”.
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16. RESOLVED that Duane Whyte be authorized to attend a Medical Services Committee meeting held in Minitonas, MB on November 1st, 2012.
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17. RESOLVED that the October, 2012 Swan River Fire Department Call Report be received.
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18. RESOLVED that the Handi Van Report for October, 2012 be received.
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19. RESOLVED that the accounts as follows be hereby approved for payment:
(1) General Accounts from Cheque No.12230 to No.12306 for a total of $122,677.95.
(2) Payroll Accounts from Cheque No. 2949 to No.2963 for a total of $141,476.22.
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20. RESOLVED that the Superintendent of Works and Building Inspection Reports be received.
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21. RESOLVED that By-Law No. 16/2012 being a by-law to open a municipal road be read a first time.
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22. RESOLVED that, pursuant to Section 152(3) of The Municipal Act, Council go into Committee and close the meeting to the public.
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23. RESOLVED that pursuant to Section 152(4) of The Municipal Act this meeting be reopened to the public.
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24. RESOLVED that Council approve the sale of Lots 3, 4 & 5, Block 4, Plan 21440 and Lot 10, Plan 2282 to Valley View Ventures Ltd. of Swan River, MB as per Schedule “A” attached.
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25. RESOLVED that this regular meeting of Council now adjourn.
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