Swan Valley West Minutes – August 13, 2019

Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chambers at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba this 13th day of August, 2019 at 7:05 pm.



Present:
Reeve: William Galloway
Councillors: Carrie Blosha
Glen Foster
Bill Gade (attending by phone)
Matt Wills
Darryl Pierrepont
Tyler Kushniryk
Finance Officer: Kasey Chartrand

1. DARRYL PIERREPONT
MATT WILLS
RESOLVED that Councillor, Bill Gade, be approved to attend the Regular Meeting of Council on Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 via conference call.
Carried.

2. GLEN FOSTER
MATT WILLS
RESOLVED that the Agenda for the Regular Council Meeting held on this 13th day of August, 2019 shall be adopted as presented.
Carried.

3. CARRIE BLOSHA
GLEN FOSTER
RESOLVED that the minutes from the Regular Council Meeting of July 23rd, 2019 shall be approved as presented.
Carried.

4. DARRYL PIERREPONT
CARRIE BLOSHA
RESOLVED that the following Animal Control Report shall be received by the Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West;
-Urban Animal Control Officer’s Report for the month of July, 2019
AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that payment for the above services shall be approved as submitted.
Carried.

5. CARRIE BLOSHA
GLEN FOSTER
RESOLVED that the Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West does hereby approve attendance of the Finance Officer to the Payroll Level III training session and the District 7 Meeting, in Winnipeg, MB to be held on September 12th & 13th, 2019.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all applicable expenses shall be paid in accordance with current municipal policies and by-laws.
Carried.

6. MATT WILLS
DARRYL PIERREPONT
RESOLVED that the Swan River Fire Department Response Report for the month of July, 2019 shall be received by the Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West.
Carried.

7. CARRIE BLOSHA
GLEN FOSTER
RESOLVED that the following Grants be approved for payment, as provided for in the 2019 Financial Plan:
-Durban Community Hall.
Carried.

8. CARRIE BLOSHA
MATT WILLS
WHEREAS the owners of PT. NE ¼ SEC. 16-34-29 WPM have made an application to subdivide their property, and;
WHEREAS the Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West has reviewed said application, along with the letter received from Community and Regional Planning dated August 7th, 2019 and have no objections to the aforementioned subdivision;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED we do hereby approve the Subdivision of the aforementioned property, provided all conditions and requirements set out in said letter from the Province of Manitoba, Community and Regional Planning Branch are met.
Carried.

9. MATT WILLS
CARRIE BLOSHA
WHEREAS the owners of PT. NW ¼ SEC. 15-36-27 WPM have made an application to subdivide their property, and;
WHEREAS the Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West has reviewed said application, along with the letter received from Community and Regional Planning dated August 6th, 2019 and have no objections to the aforementioned subdivision;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED we do hereby approve the Subdivision of the aforementioned property, provided all conditions and requirements set out in said letter from the Province of Manitoba, Community and Regional Planning Branch are met.
Carried.

10. DARRYL PIERREPONT
CARRIE BLOSHA
RESOLVED that the Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West does hereby approve the following payments:
General Cheques #15449 to #15490 in the amount of $83,061.12 Payroll Payments #2706 to #2724 in the amount of $26,689.08 Council Payments #2725 to #2734 in the amount of $11,075.68 Excluding Cheque #15465 in the amount of $638.69
For a Grand Total of $120,187.19
Carried.

11. MATT WILLS
GLEN FOSTER
WHEREAS Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West has purchased advertising in the Swan Valley District Recreation Commission Guide in past years and has received correspondence requesting submissions for the 2019/2020 edition;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that we do hereby agree to purchase a full page ad for $400.00 with the amendments as attached.
Carried.

12. GLEN FOSTER
TYLER KUSHNIRYK
WHEREAS Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West has discussed the purchase of a projector and screen for the council chambers for use during council and committee meetings, and;
WHEREAS a projector and screen has been made available to the municipality for a reasonable price;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that we do hereby agree to purchase an Epson Projector and 85 inch collapsible screen for $300.00
Carried.

13. MATT WILLS
CARRIE BLOSHA
RESOLVED that the Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West shall accept the Swan Valley Planning District 2018 Audited Financial Statements, as presented;
Carried.

14. TYLER KUSHNIRYK
MATT WILLS
RESOLVED that the Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West accept the Swan Valley Historical Museum 2018 Audited Financial Statement, as presented.
Carried.

15. CARRIE BLOSHA
MATT WILLS
RESOLVED that we do hereby accept the following verbal reports regarding Council Committees and Communications;
- T. Kushniryk – RISE Meeting
- C. Blosha – LUD Meeting
- M. Wills – Recycling Meeting
- D. Pierrepont – nothing to report
- B. Gade – Look into noise by-law in Kenville, RISE-deferred to Councillor Kushniryk, signs posted, trucks turning in fields
- G. Foster – Vet Board
- Reeve, Galloway – Recycling Meeting
Carried.

16. TYLER KUSHNIRYK
DARRYL PIERREPONT
RESOLVED that pursuant to Section 152(3) of the Municipal Act, the Council as a whole shall go into camera and close the meeting to continue discussions regarding HR issues and tenders / quotes.
Carried.

17. GLEN FOSTER
MATT WILLS
RESOLVED that pursuant to Section 152(4) of the Municipal Act, this meeting shall be re-opened to the public.
Carried.

18. MATT WILLS
DARRYL PIERREPONT
RESOLVED that the Council of Municipality of Swan Valley West does hereby agree to accept the attached estimate from SV Solutions for a monthly dumpster rental at the Durban Landfill for the collection of household waste, which will be transferred to the Benito Landfill.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Municipality does hereby reserve the right to discontinue the service with a one month’s notice.
Carried.

19. GLEN FOSTER
CARRIE BLOSHA
RESOLVED that this meeting shall now adjourn at 9:21 p.m.
Carried.