REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF NEVILLE
HELD IN THE VILLAGE OFFICE ON March 7, 2023
PRESENT: Mayor Nora McLearn, Councillor Jennifer Cote, Councillor Mary Ferris, Administrator Sandra Krushelniski, Clerk Cindy Berry
CALL TO ORDER: Mayor McLearn called the regular meeting of Council to order at 7:00 p.m.
39/23 Adoption of Agenda
Ferris: That the Agenda be adopted.
PRESENTATION: There were no presentations
Cote: That the minutes of the regular meeting held on February 8, 2023 be approved.
Ferris: That the following correspondence having been read, be accepted as information and filed:
- Approval Letter from Community Planning
- FCM Membership Letter
- Ambulance Statistics for February 2023
42/23 Financial Reports
Cote: That bank reconciliations, cash receipts and cash payments for the month of February 2023 be acknowledged and filed.
43/23 Payment of Accounts
Ferris: That the following expenses for February 9, 2023 – March 7, 2023 are approved:
#1026131 SaskTel 151.55 ---
Cindy Berry 1013.85 5327
FCM 114.02 5328
SUMA 1050.00 5329
Xerox 44.57 5330
CanSpace (C. Berry) 57.70 5331
Cindy Berry 747.05 5332
Revenue Canada 1012.84 5333
Square 0.10 ---
Square 0.20 ---
Ben McLearn 50.00 5334
Harvey Linnen 275.00 5335
Nora McLearn 150.00 5336
Mary Ferris 90.00 5337
Jennifer Cote 90.00 5338
Sandra Krushelniski 108.00 5339
SaskPower 331.10 ---
SaskPower 141.91 ---
SaskEnergy 246.86 ---
SUMA 414.98 5340
MEPP 528.26 5341
SK Finance School Tax 50.00 5342
Southwest Booster 383.25 5343
SUMA 84.00 5344
Chinook Regional Library 611.48 5345
Canada Post 96.60 5346
Triways 1614.15 5347
#8023 195 Receiver General 404.38 933
SVFFA 300.00 934
SaskPower 91.63 ---
SaskEnergy 136.81 ---
44/23 Council Monthly Reports
McLearn: That council accepts the written Council Monthly Report.
45/23 Tax Enforcement
Cote: That Council acknowledges, and agrees to the new terms of the contract with Taxervice. Further, Council agrees to a 3 year engagement with Taxervice.
46/23 Tax Enforcement
McLearn: That Council approves the new Tax Enforcement Policy which will come into effect on December 31, 2023. This Tax Enforcement Policy aligns with the new Taxervice terms of contract and will set the January meeting, of each year, to have the List of Land in Arrears presented to Council.
Council was updated on the status of our Canada Community Building Fund application.
47/23 Fire Department Report
McLearn: That Council accepts the written Fire Report.
48/23 Lagoon Report
Ferris: That Council accepts the written lagoon report for March 2023.
Webinars and Meetings
Council was apprised of upcoming meetings and webinars.
49/23 SAMA Administration Training
Cote: That Council approves the Clerk to attend the SAMA Administration Training on April 4, 2023 in Saskatoon, SK. All out of pocket expenses will be covered.
50/23 SAMA Municipal Invoice
Ferris: That Council directs the Clerk to pay the 2023 SAMA Municipal Invoice of $1831.00.
51/23 Lawn Mower Tender
Cote: That Council directs the Clerk to place a bid of $7300.00 all inclusive, on the 2019 Country Clipper zero turn mower which the Vanguard Community School has for tender.
Ferris: That Council directs the Clerk to pay J. Lockwood for mileage, to and from Vanguard, to view the 2019 Country Clipper mower
53/23 Old Village Computer
Ferris: That Council approves placing the old computer in the Corner Library for community use. The computer will be accessible when either the Drop In or the Village Office is open.
54/23 R.C.M.P. to Attend Future Meeting
Cote: That Council directs the Clerk to respond with April and May meeting dates to the Ponteix Detachment’s request to attend a future meeting.
55/23 March and April 2023 Calendars
Ferris: That Council approves the March and April 2023 calendars.
56/23 2023 Budget and Fire Meetings
McLearn: That the 2023 Fire Meeting will be Wednesday April 26, 2023 at 6 p.m., and the 2023 Budget meeting will be Wednesday April 26, 2023 at 7 p.m.
57/23 Next Meeting
McLearn: That the next regular Council Meeting will be Wednesday April 12, 2023 at 7 p.m.
ADJOURNMENT: Mayor McLearn declared the meeting adjourned at 8:20 p.m.