The Outlook has obtained the adopted minutes of the March 11 regular meeting of the Outlook town council.
The following are highlighted motions and informational points that were made at the meeting, including any motions made after council exited in-camera discussions, which are closed to the public.
NOTE: Certain points may include information related to events or happenings scheduled before the measures put in place due to COVID-19, but we believe it is still important to publish in order for residents & taxpayers to gain as much information as possible.
215/20 – Grotheim/McLeod: That we schedule a special meeting of council to discuss land subdivision matters on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. Carried.
216/20 – McLeod/Simonson: That Council authorize two people to attend the SEDA Conference on April 27 to 29, 2020, in Saskatoon, and that all necessary expenses be paid. Carried.
Outlook and District Playschool Graduation:
218/20 – McLeod/Childerhose: That the Curling Rink Lounge be provided free of charge to the Outlook & District Playschool for their annual graduation program on May 28, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. Carried.
Approval of Accounts:
223/20 – Applin/Grotheim: That Council acknowledge and approve the list of payments, Cheques #50401 to 50477 inclusive, in the amount of One Hundred Thirteen Thousand, Four Hundred and Twenty-four Dollars and Sixty-three Cents ($113,424.63) and payroll deposits in the amount of Twenty-six Thousand, Three Hundred and Sixty Dollars and Fifty-five Cents ($26,360.55), as attached to and forming part of these minutes. Carried.
Mayor Derdall declared a conflict of interest and left the chambers at 8:31 p.m. Deputy Mayor Simonson assumed the Chair.
227/20 – McLeod/Grotheim: That the property owner at Lot 19, Block 51, Plan 101898546, be required to obtain a building permit for the sun room, and that this addition be inspected by the building inspector to ensure that it meets the required codes, and that a ninety-day time limit be placed on these actions. Carried.
Regional Park Lease:
231/20 – Applin/Grotheim: That the Regional Park Lease be tabled until the April 8th Regular Meeting in order to obtain more information. Carried.
Changes to Zoning bylaw re Cannabis:
234/20 – Applin/Grotheim: That the discussions regarding changes to the Zoning Bylaw regarding Cannabis retailers be tabled to a Planning & Development Committee Meeting. Carried.
Security System at Swimming Pool:
236/20 – Grotheim/Childerhose: That Council authorize the purchase of a Swann 8 channel 4K NRV Surveillance System with TB Hard Drive, 4 4K bullet cameras and 2 LED spotlight cameras, at a cost of $899.99 plus applicable taxes. Carried.
Transfer of Doctor Clinic Funds:
239/20 – Grotheim/Applin:
That council authorize the transfer of $22,490.32 from the General Operating Account to the Doctor Clinic Bank Account, to reflect the 2019 surplus. Carried.
ICIP Grant Application:
241/20 – Applin/McLeod: That Council commit to contribute its share from Utility Reserves and Debenture Borrowing to cover the costs of eligible and ineligible costs and overages related to the Raw Water Intake and Water Treatment Plant Upgrade project. Carried.
244/20 – McLeod/Applin: That Council authorize the preparation of a land lease proposal to ICDC as discussed. Carried.
245/20 – Simonson/Smith: That Council authorize a three year lease renewal with Miles Moore, as discussed. Carried.
246/20 – Grotheim/McLeod: That Council authorize the preparation of a land sale proposal as discussed. Carried.
247/20 – Grotheim/Smith: That Trevor Ouellette be offered the position of Recreation Director, effective immediately, with terms as agreed upon. Carried.
Rec Plex Kitchen Staff:
248/20 – Grotheim/Smith: That the rec plex kitchen workers be paid $14.00 per hour, retroactive to January 1, 2020. A recorded vote was requested:
In Favor: Floyd Childerhose, Kyle McLeod, Kevin Grotheim, Ross Derdall
Opposed: David Simonson, Maureen Applin, Donna Smith