Town of Swan River Minutes – June 4, 2019

The Council of the Town of Swan River met on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers with Mayor Jacobson presiding and Councillors Wintoniw, Delaurier, Friesen, Moriaux, and Gray present. Councillor Whyte is absent with permission.

1. Call meeting to order

2. Adoption of the Agenda

Resolution No: 2019.148
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: Jason Delaurier
RESOLVED that the Agenda for the June 4th 2019 regular meeting of Council be approved as ammended.
Carried

3. Confirmation of the minutes

Resolution No: 2019.149
Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Phylis Friesen
RESOLVED the minutes of the May 21st 2019 regular council meeting, and May 27th, 2019 special council meeting be received and approved.
Carried

4. Reception of Delegations and Hearings

5. Reception of Petitions

6. Communications

6.1 Public Works – Appreciation

7. Reports of Committees

7.1 Superintendent of Works Report

Resolution No: 2019.150
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: David Moriaux
RESOLVED the Superintendent of Works report be received.
Carried

7.2 Other Reports

7.2.1 Handivan Report for April 2019

Resolution No: 2019.151
Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Jason Delaurier
RESOLVED that the Handivan Report for April 2019 be received.
Carried

7.2.2 May Fire Report

Resolution No: 2019.152
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: David Moriaux
RESOLVED the May Fire Department Report be recieved.
Carried

7.3 Council and CAO Reports

8. New Business

8.1 To receive the Library 2018 audited financial statements

Resolution No: 2019.153
Moved By: Phylis Friesen
Seconded By: Jason Delaurier
RESOLVED that the North-West Regional Library audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2018 be received.
Carried

8.2 To receive building permit applications

Resolution No: 2019.154
Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Jason Delaurier
RESOLVED that the following 24 Building Permit Applications totaling an estimated value of $1,527,321.00 be received:
Carried

8.3 To receive the Swan Valley District Recreation Commission 2018 audited financial statements

Resolution No: 2019.155
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: Phylis Friesen
RESOLVED that the Swan Valley District Recreation commission audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2018 be received.
Carried

8.4 Community Event request

Resolution No: 2019.156
Moved By: David Gray
Seconded By: Phylis Friesen
RESOLVED that the Manitoba 55+ Games being held on June 11 – 13, 2019 be declared a Community Event.
FURTHER IT BE RESOLVED that the Swan River Curling Club be given access to the Legion Park for the purpose of holding a liquor permit for a beer gardens on said premises during that time period from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm each day.
Carried

8.5 Swan Valley Sport Fishing Enhancement- Grant Request

Resolution No: 2019.157
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: Phylis Friesen
WHEREAS the Town of Swan River Temporary Ice Surface Project has caused the Swan River Centennial Arena ice surface to be unable to be rented;
AND WHEREAS Swan Valley Sport Fishing Enhancement Inc. has, as a result, been forced to make last minute plans to hold its annual event that is normally held in the Centennial Arena, and has incurred extra expenses in order to do so;
THEREFOR BE IT RESOLVED that the Town of Swan River grant Swan Valley Sport Fishing Enhancement Inc. the amount of extra expenses as approved by the CAO to the maximum amount of $2,500.00.
Defeated

8.6 Adopt Swan River Fire Department Mission Statement/Policies

Resolution No: 2019.158
Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Jason Delaurier
RESOLVED the Swan River Fire Department mission statement be recieved and approved,
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the Swan River Attendance Policy, Firefighter Renumeration Policy, and Rules of Conduct Policy be recieved and approved.
Carried

8.7 AMM June Meeting Attendance

Resolution No: 2019.159
Moved By: Phylis Friesen
Seconded By: Johnny Wintoniw
Resolved the Town of Swan River send the following representatives to the AMM June meeting held in Gilbert Plains June 12th 2019.
- David Moriaux
- Duane Whyte
- Jason Delaurier
- Charles Croll
Carried

8.8 Cell Service Inquiry Meeting Attendance

Resolution No: 2019.160
Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Jason Delaurier
RESOLVED Johnny Wintoniw attend the Cell Service Inquiry Group meeting in Winnipegosis May 23rd 2019.
Carried

9. Unfinished Business

10. Accounts

10.1 To approve accounts

Resolution No: 2019.161
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: Jason Delaurier
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the accounts as follows be hereby approved for payment:
1. General Account Cheques No. 24419 to No. 24487 for a total of $457,914.17.
2. Wire transfer on May 28th for $13,634.13.
3. Payroll Account Cheques No. 4465 to No. 4472 for a total of $108,576.56.
Carried

11. By-Laws

11.1 Third reading to By-Law 3/2019 Tax Certificate Fee By-Law

Resolution No: 2019.162
Moved By: Phylis Friesen
Seconded By: Jason Delaurier
Resolved that By-Law 3/2019 “Tax Certificate Fee By-Law” be read a third time and be passed.

Jason Delaurier – Yes
Phylis Friesen – Yes
David Gray – No
Lance Jacobson – Yes
David Moriaux – Yes
Duane Whyte – Yes
Johnny Wintoniw – Yes
Carried

11.2 First Reading – Indemnity Bylaw

Resolution No: 2019.163
Moved By: David Gray
Seconded By: David Moriaux
RESOLVED the council indemnities by-law be read a first time.
Carried

11.3 Third reading to by-law 4/2019- Fire Prevention and Emergency Service By-law

Resolution No: 2019.164
Moved By: Johnny Wintoniw
Seconded By: David Moriaux
RESOLVED that Bylaw # 4/2019, the Fire Prevention and Emergency Services By-law be read a third time and passed.

Jason Delaurier - Yes
Phylis Friesen – Yes
David Gray – Yes
Lance Jacobson – Yes
David Moriaux – Yes
Duane Whyte – Yes
Johnny Wintoniw – Yes
Carried

12. Notice of Motion

13. In Camera

RESOLVED that, pursuant to Section 152(3) of the Municipal Act, Council go into Committee and close the meeting to the public.

14. Out of Camera

RESOLVED that pursuant to Sections 152(4) of the Municipal Act this meeting be reopened to the public.

15. Adjournment

Resolution No: 2019.165
Moved By: David Moriaux
Seconded By: Jason Delaurier
RESOLVED that this regular Meeting of Council now adjourn.
Carried