Swan Valley West Minutes – October 8, 2019

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Swan Valley West, held in the Council Chamber at 216 Main Street West, Swan River, Manitoba this 8th day of October, 2019 at 7:02 p.m.


Present
Reeve: William Galloway

Councillors: Carrie Blosha
Bill Gade
Matt Wills
Darryl Pierrepont
Tyler Kushniryk

Interim-Acting CAO: Cheryle Zbirun

Absent with Prior Written Notice: Glen Foster

Delegations: 7:15 pm: Public Hearing – NE 29-36-27 Conditional Use (kennel)
7:30 pm: Public Hearing – NW 15-36-27 Conditional Use
7:40 pm: Public Hearing – NW 15-36-27 Variance

1. CARRIE BLOSHA
DARRYL PIERREPONT
RESOLVED that written notice of absence has been received from Councillor, Glen Foster regarding his inability to attend the Regular Meeting of Council held on this 8th day of October, 2019 and the same shall be accepted by the members of Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West.
Carried:

2. CARRIE BLOSHA
TYLER KUSHNIRYK
RESOLVED that the Agenda for the Regular Meeting of Council held this 8th day of October, 2019 shall be adopted as amended.
Carried:

3. MATT WILLS
TYLER KUSHNIRYK
RESOLVED that the minutes from the Regular Council Meeting held on September 24th, 2019 shall be approved as presented.
Tabled:

4. BILL GADE
TYLER KUSHNIRYK
RESOLVED that we do hereby adjourn the Regular Meeting of Council at 7:19 pm to open the following Public Hearings:
1. Conditional Use Application for NE ¼ of Section 29-36-27 W
2. Conditional Use Application for NW ¼ of Section 15-36-27 W
3. Variance Application for NW ¼ of Section 15-36-27 W
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that we shall reconvene the Regular Meeting of Councilimmediately following the adjournment of said Public Hearings.
Carried:

5. TYLER KUSHNIRYK
BILL GADE
RESOLVED that the Regular Meeting of the Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West shall now re-open at 7:38 p.m. to proceed with the regular business of council.
Carried:

6. CARRIE BLOSHA
DARRYL PIERREPONT
RESOLVED that the Swan River Fire Department Response Report for the month of September, 2019 shall be received by the Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West.
Carried:

7. TYLER KUSHNIRYK
CARRIE BLOSHA
RESOLVED that the following Animal Control Reports shall be received by the Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West; Urban Animal Control Officer’s Report for the month of September, 2019
AND BE IT FUTHER RESOLVED that payment for the above services shall be approved as submitted.
Carried:

8. BILL GADE
TYLER KUSHNIRYK
RESOLVED that the Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West does hereby approve the following payments:
General Cheques #15583 to #15602 in the amount of $16,270.08
For a Total of: $16,270.08
Carried:

9. BILL GADE
MATT WILLS
RESOLVED that Council accept the recommendation of the Safety Committee for the replacement of the radios, which were not able to be repaired, and;
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that quotes for said radios shall be obtained from at least two (2) venders and submitted to Council.
Carried:

10. DARRYL PIERREPONT
MATT WILLS
RESOLVED that the following Grant be approved for payment, as provided for in the 2019 Financial Plan:
-Big Woody Community Centre – $1000.00
Carried:

11. TYLER KUSHNIRYK
DARRYL PIERREPONT
RESOLVED that the minutes for the Swan Lake Watershed Conservation District be received.
Carried:

12. TYLER KUSHNIRYK
DARRYL PIERREPONT
WHEREAS due to the AMM Convention falling on the November 26th, 2019, Regular Meeting of Council;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED the November 26th meeting shall be moved to December 3rd, 2019 and the December 10th meeting shall be moved to December 17th, 2019;
AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the December 24th, 2019 meeting shall be cancelled. Carried:

13. TYLER KUSHNIRYK
DARRYL PIERREPONT
WHEREAS under section 148(2) c of the Municipal Act, councils are given the authority to appoint members to committees, and;
WHEREAS the Municipality’s Organizational By-Law No. 0057-17 gives council the authority to establish committees and appoint members to those committees, and;
WHEREAS By-Law No. 0057-17 also states in section 4.10;
-An appointment to any committee of council may be repealed by resolution of council.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED Council for the Municipality of Swan Valley West hereby removes Councillor Bill Gade from any, and all, committee appointments assigned to him for the municipality.
Blosha – Yes
Pierrepont – No
Gade – No
Kushniryk – No
Wills – Yes
Galloway – Yes
Defeated:

14. MATT WILLS
BILL GADE
RESOLVED that we do hereby accept the following verbal reports regarding Council Committees and Communications;
- T. Kushniryk – No Report
- C. Blosha – G-5 meeting, Interviews, Special meeting.
- M. Wills – Special meeting-Sept 3rd
- D. Pierrepont – Special meeting
- B. Gade –Chamber of Commerce, G-5 meeting
- G. Foster – Absent
- Reeve, Galloway – Interviews, Progress on Municipal Shop, G-5 meeting.
Carried:

Councillor Glen Foster arrived at 8:45 pm

15. BILL GADE
MATT WILLS
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:
Employee contracts.
Carried:

16. TYLER KUSHNIRYK
DARRYL PIERREPONT
RESOLVED that pursuant to Section 152(4) of the Municipal Act, this meeting shall be re-opened to the public.
Carried:

17. DARRYL PIERREPONT
CARRIE BLOSHA
WHEREAS Swan Valley RISE has contacted the municipalities in its membership with regard to the purchase of the now vacant, Minitonas School.
THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Municipality of Swan Valley West does hereby agree to support the purchase of said building.
Foster – No
Gade – Yes
Wills – No
Pierrepont – No
Kushniryk – Yes
Blosha – No
Galloway – No
Defeated:

18. MATT WILLS
DARRYL PIERREPONT
RESOLVED that the Municipality of Swan Valley West does hereby agree to support the Municipality of Minitonas-Bowsman in the purchase of the now vacant, Minitonas School Building, either on their own, or in partnership with other local municipalities.
Gade – Yes
Kushniryk – Yes
Galloway – Yes
Pierrepont – Yes
Foster – Yes
Wills – Yes
Blosha – Yes
Carried:

Notice of Motion to Review and/or Reverse a Decision of Council
I, Councillor Tyler Kushniryk do hereby give written notice that I will, at the next regular meeting of council, introduce a motion to reconsider Resolution No. 6, dated September 10th, 2019 regarding Attendance of Council Members to the AMM Convention.

19. CARRIE BLOSHA
DARRLY PIERREPONT
RESOLVED that this meeting shall now adjourn at 9:33 pm
Carried: