RM of Swan River Minutes – March 12, 2013

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Rural Municipality of Swan River, held in the Council Chamber at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.

Present Reeve: Lorne Henkelman
Councillors: Glen Foster, Don Machan, Alex Haluschak, Terry Neely, Earl Hrappstead, Brian Burick

TERRY NEELY
ALEX HALUSCHAK
RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Regular Council Meeting held Tuesday, February 26, 2013, the Special Meeting of Council held on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, and the Special Meeting held on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 be adopted as received.
Carried:

EARL HRAPPSTEAD
BRIAN BURICK
RESOLVED that the Agenda for the Regular Council Meeting, held Tuesday, March 12, 2013 be adopted as received.
Carried:

DON MACHAN
ALEX HALUSCHAK
RESOLVED that the Council of the Rural Municipality of Swan River authorize additions to the 2013 Financial Plan for the budget requests previously made by Swan Valley Health Facilities Foundation for Physician Recruitment and Retention as follows:
Physician Recruitment/Retention (.25 mills) $29,804.72
5 Year Supplemental Amount (year 2) (.15 mills) $17,882.83
TOTAL - $47,687.55
Carried:

BRIAN BURICK
GLEN FOSTER
RESOLVED that the following 2013 Fees for Service and 2013 Grants for the Village of Benito be approved and added to the 2013 Financial Plan:
Fees for Service:
Fire Protection (Operating & Call out fees) $20,000.00
Landfill Services $ 3,750.00
Grants:
Recreation Complex $15,000.00
Physician Services $ 6,450.00
July 1st Fireworks $ 300.00
Benito Cemetery $ 400.00
Defeated:

BRIAN BURICK
ALEX HALUSCHAK
RESOLVED that the following 2013 Budget requests be approved and added to the 2013 Financial Plan:
Swan Valley Municipal Airport $21,800.00
Swan Valley District Rec. Commission $22,277.50
Swan Valley Chamber of Commerce $ 2,546.00
North West Regional Library $44,517.85
Swan Lake Watershed Conservation Dist. $35,138.69
Carried:

ALEX HALUSCHAK
BRIAN BURICK
RESOLVED that the 2012 Year End Inventories be accepted as attached.
Carried:

ALEX HALUSCHAK
EARL HRAPPSTEAD
RESOLVED that Don Bobick be hired for the position of R.M. of Swan River Municipal Public Works Foreman subject to the conditions of employment as stated in the Job Offer.
Carried:

GLEN FOSTER
TERRY NEELY
RESOLVED that the Council of the Rural Municipality of Swan River agrees in principle with the DRAFT Agreement for the proposed changes to the Problem Beaver Management Program and the they are prepared to give it further consideration should the proposed agreement proceed.
Carried:

BRIAN BURICK
TERRY NEELY
RESOLVED that 5 members of council be authorized to attend the Municipal Officials Seminar in Brandon on April 10 & 11, 2013 and that accommodations and compensation as per By-Law No. 2430-13 be paid.
Carried:

TERRY NEELY
GLEN FOSTER
RESOLVED that the Municipal Public Works Foreman and 2 operators be authorized to attend the Municipalities Trading Co. Trade Show and Exhibition in Brandon on April 10, 2013 and that expenses be paid.
Carried:

DON MACHAN
GLEN FOSTER
RESOLVED that the Rural Municipality of Swan River continue to provide 50% funding, inthe amount $250.00 per week, for the purpose of Physician Services to the Village of Benito and surrounding area; until an agreement can be reached with the Regional Health Authority to provided the services of a Nurse Practitioner.
Carried:

TERRY NEELY
DON MACHAN
WHEREAS tenders have been received for the crushing of approximately 6,000 yds of traffic gravel at Alpine Pit from the following:
Campbell Construction Inc.
C&B Stirling Enterprises Ltd.
Cook Bros. Cartage Ltd.
Mykula Contracting Ltd.
Stilkiwski Contracting
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the tender be accepted from C & B Stirling Enterprises Ltd.
Carried:

GLEN FOSTER
DON MACHAN
WHEREAS tenders have been received for the crushing of approximately 22,500 yds of traffic gravel at various pit in the Municipality form the following:
Campbell Construction Inc.
C & B Stirling Enterprises Ltd.
Cook Bros. Cartage Ltd.
Strilkiwski Contracting
THEREFORE BE IS RESOLVED that the tender be accepted from Cook Bros. Cartage Ltd.
Carried:

GLEN FOSTER
ALEX HALUSCHAK
WHEREAS tenders have been received for the hauling and application of approximately 30,000 yds of traffic gravel upon gravel-surfaced roads in the Rural Municipality of Swan River from the following:
Campbell Construction Inc.
Cook Bros. Cartage Ltd.
Eastside Gravel Co. Ltd.
Mykula Contracting Ltd.
Strilkiwski Contracting
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the tender be accepted from Eastside Gravel Co. Ltd.
Carried:

GLEN FOSTER
EARL HRAPPSTEAD
WHEREAS quotes have been received for the supply of a 2013 Half Ton Truck from Todd Chrysler & R.V., Powell Motors Ltd., and Formo Motors Ltd.;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Rural Municipality of Swan River accept the quote from Todd Chrysler & R.V. in the amount of $25,433.00 plus applicable taxes.
Carried:

GLEN FOSTER
DON MACHAN
RESOLVED that the following 2013 Memberships be paid:
Parkland Tourism $520.00
Manitoba Good Roads Assoc. $150.00
Hudson Bay Route Assoc. $300.00
Carried:

DON MACHAN
EARL HRAPPSTEAD
RESOLVED that the accounts as follows be approved for payment:
General Cheque #8319 to #8347 for a total of $24,439.38;
Payroll Cheque #4824 to #4832 for a total of $9,769.41 and
Council Payroll Cheque #4833 to #4839 for a total of $7,253.00.
Carried:

ALEX HALUSCHAK
DON MACHAN
RESOLVED that this meeting now adjourn.
Carried: