Minitonas-Bowsman Minutes – April 18, 2017

Regular Meeting of the members of Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman held in Council Chambers, in Minitonas, Manitoba this 18th day of April, 2017 A.D. at 7:00 p.m.

Present:
Reeve: Clint Eisner
Councillors: J. Caruk, C. Densen, L. Hutman, L. Mychalchuk, S. Walmsley, & G. Bartel
C.A.O. – K. Chartrand

Delegations:
8:00 pm – Minitonas Curling Club

Additions to Agenda:
4.19 Schulte Mower Seminar

1. L. Mychalchuk – L. Hutman
RESOLVED THAT the Agenda be adopted as amended.
Carried.

2. C. Densen – G. Bartel
RESOLVED THAT the members of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman Council do hereby agree to go ‘In Camera’ as a Committee of the Whole in accordance with Subsection 152(3)(b)(ii) of The Municipal Act.
Carried.

3. L. Mychalchuk – L. Hutman
RESOLVED THAT we do agree to return to reopen the meeting to the public in accordance with Subsection 152(4) of the Municipal Act.
Carried.

4. C. Densen – G. Bartel
RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the Regular Meeting of Council held on April 4th, 2017 and the Special Meeting of Council held on April 11th, 2017 shall be adopted as circulated.
Carried.

5. C. Densen – G. Bartel
RESOLVED THAT Stuart Walmsley shall be appointed as Finance Chair for this Council meeting.
Carried.

6. G. Bartel – J. Caruk
RESOLVED THAT we do hereby authorize payment of the List of Accounts numbered 3277 to 3394 inclusive, amounting to $425,207.25.
Carried.

7. L. Mychalchuk – S. Walmsley
RESOLVED THAT the Financial Statement and Bank Reconciliation for the month ending March 31st, 2017 shall be approved as presented.
Carried.

8. S. Walmsley – G. Bartel
RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman does hereby approve the Staff Expense Reports as submitted.
Carried.

9. S. Walmsley – L. Mychalchuk
RESOLVED THAT we do hereby agree to place an ad in the Star & Times and on Valley Biz for a period of 2 weeks, advertising for the positions of Summer Laborers from June 1st, 2017 to August 31st, 2017 and;
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT the deadline for applications shall be set at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 12th, 2017.
Carried.

10. J. Caruk – C. Densen
RESOLVED THAT we do hereby approve the attendance of the Minitonas Fire Chief at the 2017 Fire Chief Conference in Winnipeg, MB on June 1st – June 3rd, 2017;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT all applicable expenses related to said conference will be paid in accordance with current Municipal Policies and By-Laws.
Carried.

11. J. Caruk – G. Bartel
RESOLVED THAT we do hereby agree to accept the attached list of changes to the Minitonas Fire Department members list as per the recommendation of the Minitonas Fire Chief.
Carried.

12. L. Hutman – S. Walmsley
RESOLVED THAT By-law No. 03/2017, being a By-law of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman for the purpose of opening a municipal road in the municipality, shall be read a third time this 18th day of April, 2017 A.D., signed by the Reeve, and signed and sealed by the Chief Administrative Officer.
Bartel - For
Caruk – For
Densen – For
Hutman – For
Mychalchuk – For
Walmsley – For
Eisner – For
Carried.

13. L. Mychalchuk – L. Hutman
RESOLVED THAT CAO, Kasey Chartrand shall hereby be authorized to make an application to Manitoba Conservation for the application of the attached list of pesticides for rural weed control during the 2017 calendar year.

14. G. Bartel – J. Caruk
RESOLVED THAT we do hereby agree to purchase a commercial dishwasher for the Minitonas Town Hall as per the attached quote.
Carried.

15. S. Walmsley – L. Hutman
RESOLVED THAT the Council of the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman does hereby designate the date of May 13th, 2017 as the Lenswood Community Event known as the “Lenswood Mother’s Day Dance”.
Carried.

16. L. Mychalchuk – L. Hutman
RESOLVED THAT we do hereby approve the attendance of Wayne Hay at the Schulte Mower Service School in Neepawa, MB on May 2nd, 2017;
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all applicable expenses related to said seminar will be paid in accordance with current Municipal Policies and By-laws.
Carried.

17. S. Walmsley – L. Mychalchuk
RESOLVED THAT the Council for the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman does hereby agree to continue past curfew by majority of council in accordance with the current Procedures By-law.
Carried.

18. J. Caruk – G. Bartel
RESOLVED THAT we do now adjourn at 11:30 p.m. to meet again on May 2nd, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for the next regular meeting of council.
Carried.