The Outlook has obtained the adopted minutes of the July 24 and August 21 regular meeting of Outlook’s town council, as well as the minutes of the July 31 and August 2 special meetings of council that were held.
The following are highlighted motions that had been made at those meetings, including any motions made after council exited in-camera discussions, which are closed to the public.
July 24 Regular Meeting
EMS On-Call Accommodations
540/19 – Childerhose/Smith: That we offer cottage #3, located at 801 Progress Avenue, Outlook Saskatchewan to the Saskatchewan Health Authority Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Operations to be used as their on-call accommodations for a period of three (3) years at no charge. Carried.
Civic Centre Partial Refund
561/19 – Applin/McLeod: That we refund Andrew Bell and Katharine Graham fifty percent (50%) of the Civic Centre Rental fees paid for the event held on Saturday July 20, 2019 in the amount of two hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents ($262.50) in addition to refunding their damage deposit in the amount of one hundred dollars ($100.00), and further that we send a written apology acknowledging their inconvenience. Carried.
Landfill Contract Advice
568/19 – Grotheim/Applin: That we engage Mark Yemen of McDougall Gauley LLP to act as the Town’s legal representation for future landfill contract negotiations. Carried.
Lots 14-17, Block 60, Plan G358
570/19 – Childerhose/Simonson: That we obtain an appraisal for the land and improvements located at Lots 14-17, Block 60, Plan G358. Carried.
P. Machibroda Overlay Map
571/19 – Grotheim/Applin: That we contract P. Machibroda Engineering to draw a new overlay map for proposed changes to the Town’s Zoning Bylaw. Carried.
July 31 Special Meeting
Public Works Coordinator Bonny Pshyk opened four (4) tenders for the construction of the lagoon drying bed; of the tenders received one (1) was in order complete with WCB letter of good standing.
Construction of Lagoon Drying Bed:
575/19 – Grotheim/Smith: That we accept the bid for the construction of the drying bed at the lagoon from K. McIntosh & Sons Construction & Supply Ltd. at a bid price of eighty-six thousand one hundred dollars ($86,100.00) with work to be completed by August 6, 2019 as it was the only complete tender received.
Councillor Applin requested a recorded vote.
Derdall – Yea
Smith – Yea
Grotheim – Yea
McLeod – Nay
Applin – Nay
Childerhose – Nay
Simonson – Nay
Retender Construction of Lagoon Drying Bed:
576/19 – Applin/Childerhose: That we retender by invitation the construction of a lagoon drying bed to the four (4) bidders, and further establish the deadline for job completion to be midnight Monday August 12, 2019 with tender to close at 10:00 a.m. Friday August 2, 2019 and that we specify in the tender package that the dimensions of the drying bed have been staked and the line locates have already been completed. Carried.
Approval of Payments:
577/19 – Childerhose/McLeod: That we authorize Administration to issue reimbursement payment to B. Ross Derdall for expenses incurred in the month of July 2019 in the amount of one thousand and eighty-four dollars ($1,084.00). Carried.
August 2 Special Meeting
Public Works Coordinator Bonnie Pshyk opened four (4) tenders for the construction of the lagoon drying bed; of the tenders received three (3) were in order complete with WCB letter of good standing.
Construction of Lagoon Drying Bed:
580/19 – Simonson/Smith: That we accept the bid for the construction of the drying bed at the lagoon from KMS Construction at a bid price of forty-eight thousand eight hundred and forty dollars ($48,840.00) with work to be completed by August 12th, 2019. Carried.
August 21 Regular Meeting
Small Steps Tax Abatement:
597/19 – Grotheim/Applin: That we abate the municipal and school portions of the 2019 tax levy for Small Steps Early Learning Centre property located at 600 Christie Street (Parcel D, Plan 84S21732) in the amount of fourteen thousand five hundred dollars and twenty-eight cents ($14,500.28). Carried.
RM of Rudy Tax Abatement:
599/19 – Childerhose/Smith: That we abate the municipal and school portions of the 2019 tax levy for the RM of Rudy property located at 211 Saskatchewan Avenue East (Lot 8, Block 8, Plan T6729) in the amount of one thousand nine-hundred and fifty-four dollars and sixty-four cents ($1,954.64). Carried.
Authorize Secondary Credit Card:
600/19 – Simonson/Applin: That we authorize the issuance of a secondary Town of Outlook credit card in the name of Acting Administrator Rachel Sillers with a credit limit of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00), and further that we grant authorization to Sillers to charge up to one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) at her discretion without seeking prior approval from Council. Carried.
Lake Diefenbaker Tourism Membership Renewal:
605/19 – Applin/Smith: That we renew our Lake Diefenbaker Tourism membership for a period of one (1) year at a cost of one thousand and fifty dollars ($1,050.00) taxes inclusive. Carried.
Raymond & Carson Derdall Request for Cancellation of Fire Services Invoice:
610/19 – Simonson/McLeod: That we acknowledge the letter dated August 14, 2019 from Raymond and Carson Derdall, and further instruct Administration to advise the Derdall’s that payment is due within thirty (30) days. Carried.
Appraisal Lots 14-17, Block 60, Plan G358:
611/19 – Grotheim/Childerhose: That we contract SunCorp Valuations to complete an appraisal of the property located at Lots 14-17, Block 60, Plan G358 at an estimated cost of three thousand one hundred dollars ($3,100.00) plus applicable taxes. Carried.
P. Machibroda Overlay Map:
612/19 – Simonson/Applin: That we proceed with contracting P. Machibroda Engineering to complete a slope stability assessment overlay map at an estimated cost of eight thousand one hundred and seventy dollars ($8,170.00) plus applicable taxes. Carried.