Town Of Swan River Minutes – February 5th, 2013

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor McKenzie presiding and Councillors Bobick, Jacobson, Friesen, Whyte, and Sakal present. Councillor Delaurier was absent.

Delegations:

Swan Valley Farmer’s Market Coop represented by Yoenne Ewald – requesting financial support to assist with project to enchance the Market site.

Minutes:

1. RESOLVED that the minutes of the January 15th, 2013 regular meeting of Council be adopted as received.

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2. RESOLVED that the Agenda for the February 5th, 2013 regular meeting of Council be received.

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3. RESOLVED that Resolution No. 5, tabled at the January 15th, 2013 regular meeting of council, be taken from the table.

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4. RESOLVED that Council authorize a grant in the amount of $5,423.00 to the Swan Valley Veterinary Services District Board.

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5. RESOLVED that Associated Engineering be instructed to re-tender the Ross Street Lift Station upgrade project with redefined scope.

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6. RESOLVED that Ken Kokot be authorized to attend the Rural Handi-van meeting put on by Transportation Options Network for Seniors being held in Portage la Prairie, MB on May 13th, 2013.

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7. RESOLVED that By-Law No. 1/2013 being a By-Law of the Town of Swan River to amend By-Law No. 9/2004 being the Town of Swan River Zoning By-Law be read a first time.

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8. RESOLVED that Mayor McKenzie and Councillor Whyte be authorized to attend the Manitoba 2013 Planning Conference being held in Winnipeg, MB on February 26th to February 28th, 2013.

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9. RESOLVED that Resolution No. 4, tabled at the January 15th, 2013 regular meeting of council, be taken from the table.

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10. RESOLVED that the tender received from Imperial Oil (Doak’s) for fuel in the amount of $199,206.00 be hereby approved.

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11. RESOLVED that Mayor McKenzie and Chief Administrative Officer Shirley Bateman be authorized to attend the Association of Manitoba Municipalities 2013 Mayors, Reeves and CAOs meeting being held in Dauphin, MB on March 22nd, 2013.

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12. RESOLVED that the Handi Van Report for January 2013 be received.

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13. RESOLVED that Council approve a grant in the amount of $1,000.00 to the Swan Valley Crisis Centre to assist with operating expenditures.

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14. RESOLVED that the accounts as follows be hereby approved for payment:

(1) General Accounts from Cheque No. 12672 to No. 12717 for a total of $335,233.78.
(2) Payroll Account from Cheque No. 3009 to No. 3015 for a total of $76,229.24.

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15. RESOLVED that the following Building Permit Applications be received:

1/13 - 1600 Main St - Demolish Service Station
2/13 - 406 7th Ave N - House Renovations
3/13 – 1015 2nd St S - Day Care

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16. RESOLVED that the January 2013 Swan River Fire Department Call Report be received.

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17. 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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17. RESOLVED that pursuant to Section 152(4) of The Municipal Act this meeting be reopended to the public.

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18. RESOLVED that this regular Meeting of Council now adjourn.

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