Town of Swan River Minutes – May 7, 2019

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding and Councillors Wintoniw, Delaurier, Whyte, Friesen, Moriaux, and Gray present.


1. Call meeting to order

2. Adoption of the Agenda

Resolution No: 2019.100
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: Duane Whyte
RESOLVED that the Agenda for the May 7th regular meeting of Council be Approved
Carried

3. Confirmation of the minutes

Resolution No: 2019.101
Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Phylis Friesen
RESOLVED the minutes of the April 16th regular, and April 18th Special meetings of council be received and approved.
Carried

4. Reception of Delegations and Hearings

4.1 Ron Kostyshyn- AMM Board of Directors- Update

5. Reception of Petitions

6. Communications

6.1 Value of building permit 2/19

7. Reports of Committees

7.1 Superintendent of Works Report

Resolution No: 2019.102
Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Jason Delaurier
RESOLVED the Superintendent of Works report be received.
Carried

7.2 Other Reports

7.2.1 Fire Chief Report

Resolution No: 2019.103
Moved By: Duane Whyte
Seconded By: Johnny Wintoniw
RESOLVED the Fire Chief Report be received
Carried

7.2.2 2018 Police Report

Resolution No: 2019.104
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: David Moriaux
RESOLVED the 2018 Swan River detachment RCMP Police Report be recieved
Carried

7.2.3 Council and CAO Reports

7.3 Management meeting minutes

Resolution No: 2019.105
Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Phylis Friesen
RESOLVED that the management meeting minutes be received.
Carried

8. New Business

8.1 Community Event Request- Friends of the Valley Golf Bonanza

Resolution No: 2019.106
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: Duane Whyte
RESOLVED the Friends of the Valley Golf Bonanza held June 15th be declared a community event.
Carried

8.2 Traffic Paint

Resolution No: 2019.107
Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Johnny Wintoniw
RESOLVED that traffic paint be purchased from Northern Specialties Ltd. as per the attached summary
Carried

8.3 Garbage Truck Purchase

Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Jason Delaurier
RESOLVED that The Town of Swan River purchase the Frieightliner chassis with Heil PT1000 compactor from Fer-mac for $259,123.28 including taxes.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that The Town of Swan River also purchase the 2 camera recording system for $5,686.16 plus taxes.
Tabled

8.4 2019 Schedule of Fees

Resolution No: 2019.108
Moved By: Phylis Friesen
Seconded By: Johnny Wintoniw
Resolved that the Town of Swan River 2019 Schedule of fees, rates and prices be approved.
Carried

8.5 To approve payment of Valley in the Mountains and Parkland Tourism memberships

Resolution No: 2019.109
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: Duane Whyte
RESOLVED that the Valley in the Mountains Tourism 2019 memberships in the amount of $1,250.00 be approved for payment,
Carried

8.6 High School Rodeo donation request

Resolution No: 2019.110
Moved By: Duane Whyte
Seconded By: Phylis Friesen
RESOLVED that the Town of Swan River donate the use of 15 picnic tables (cost: $75) to the High School Rodeo on May 11, 2019.
Defeated

8.7 6th Ave South 100 block- Road Closure Request

Resolution No: 2019.111
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: David Gray
Where as Minish Construction Ltd. is currently in construction phase of 703 Main St. development, and
Where as street access is needed in order for large equipment to access certain areas of the site; and
Where as the excavation needed for the proper and safe installation of the fuel tanks requires the safety parameter to include a portion of 6th Ave South, though the excavation doesn’t include any demolition of the road structure; therefore be it
RESOLVED the request from Minish construction to close 6th Ave Ave South in various hours from May 7th to May 14th, and for one full day during the tank installation projected to take place in the period of May 7th to May 14th; be approved.
Carried

9. Unfinished Business

9.1 Heyes Child Care / Association for Community Living- Fire Inspection Fee request

Resolution No: 2019.112
Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Jason Delaurier
Resolved the requests from the Heyes Child Care Center in the amount of $75.00; and the Association for Community Living for four residential home in the amount of $300.00; both to cover Town of Swan River Fire Inspection fees be approved.
Defeated

9.2 To approve payment of the SLWCD levy for 2019-2020

Resolution No: 2019.113
Moved By: Phylis Friesen
Seconded By: Duane Whyte
RESOLVED that the Swan Lake Watershed Conservation District municipal levy for the 2019-2020 fiscal year in the amount of 7,170.54 be approved for payment.
Carried

10. Accounts

10.1 To approve accounts

Resolution No: 2019.114
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: Duane Whyte
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the accounts as follows be hereby approved for payment:
1. General Account Cheques No. 24261 to No. 24332 for a total of $273,187.07.
2. Payroll Account Cheques No. 4442 to No. 4448 for a total of $100,106.24.
Carried

11. By-Laws

11.1 By-Law 2/2019 – Special Service Solid Waste Collection – Second Reading
Resolution No: 2019.115
Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Johnny Wintoniw
Resolved That By-Law 2.2019 -Special Service Solid Waste Collection By-law be read a second time
Carried

11.2 By-law 4/2019 – Tax Certificate Fee – First Reading

Resolution No: 2019.116
Moved By: Phylis Friesen
Seconded By: David Moriaux
Resolved that By-law 4/2019 “Tax Certificate Fee By-law” be read a first time.
Carried

11.3 Special Swan Lake Conservation District Contribution

Resolution No: 2019.117
Moved By: David Gray
Seconded By: Johnny Wintoniw
RESOLVED that $1,009.94 be paid to the Swan Lake Watershed District as a special contribution.
Carried

12. Notice of Motion

13. In Camera

Resolution No: 2019.118
Moved By: Jason Delaurier
Seconded By: David Moriaux
RESOLVED that, pursuant to Section 152(3) of the Municipal Act, Council go into Committee and close the meeting to the public to discuss:
- CAO position
- Personell issues
Carried

14. Out of Camera

Resolution No: 2019.119
Moved By: Jason Delaurier
Seconded By: David Moriaux
RESOLVED that pursuant to Sections 152(4) of the Municipal Act this meeting be reopened to the public.
Carried

15. CAO position

Resolution No: 2019.120
Moved By: Jason Delaurier
Seconded By: Duane Whyte
RESOLVED that Charles Croll be offered the position of CAO
Jason Delaurier – Yes
Phylis Friesen – Abstained
David Gray – No
Lance Jacobson – Yes
David Moriaux – Yes
Duane Whyte – Yes
Johnny Wintoniw – No
Carried

16. Adjournment

Resolution No: 2019.121
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: Duane Whyte
RESOLVED that this regular Meeting of Council now adjourn.