REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF NEVILLE
HELD IN THE VILLAGE OFFICE ON August 24, 2022
PRESENT: Mayor Nora McLearn, Councilor Jennifer Cote, Councilor Mary Ferris, Clerk Cindy Berry, and Administrator Sandra Krushelniski.
CALL TO ORDER: Mayor McLearn called the regular meeting of Council to order at 7:00 p.m.
161/22 Adoption of Agenda
Ferris: That the Agenda be adopted.
Cote: That the minutes of the regular meeting held on July 13, 2022 be approved.
Ferris: That the following correspondence having been read, be accepted as information and filed:
- Ambulance Statistics for June
- Minister of Education Response to SWMGC Letter
- SAMA Primary Audit Report
- SUMA Newsletter
- Matthewson & Co. – Council Training
- Fire Prevention Week
- RCMP Report
- South West Micro Grant
- Eco-West EV Charger Program
164/22 Financial Reports
Cote: That bank reconciliations, cash receipts and cash payments for the month of July 2022 be acknowledged and filed.
165/22 Payment of Accounts
Ferris: That the approval of the following expenses for July 14, 2022 – July 31, 2022 is ratified by this motion:
SaskTel 151.96 ---
Cindy Berry 963.91 5174
SWMGC 20.00 5175
Dudley & Col 7215.00 5176
Transfer to Cemetery 50.00 ---
Transfer to Fire 226.05 ---
Len’s Plumbing 545.46 5177
SUMA 315.00 5178
TAXervice 21.00 5179
Square 7.42 ---
Square .10 ---
Xerox 20.61 5180
Neville Rec Board 1966.00 5181
Canada Post 96.60 5182
Square 64.73 ---
Cindy Berry 773.44 5183
Revenue Canada 1087.66 5184
#8023 195 Great West Auto 226.05 897
166/22 Payment of Accounts
Ferris: That the following expenses for August 1, 2022 – August 24, 2022 are approved:
Ben McLearn 50.00 5185
Harvey Linnen 1334.00 5186
Nora McLearn 150.00 5187
Mary Ferris 90.00 5188
Jennifer Cote 90.00 5189
Sandra Krushelniski 108.00 5190
SaskPower 323.11 ---
SaskPower 92.15 ---
SaskEnergy 49.39 ---
SUMA 412.92 5191
MEPP 538.20 5192
SK Finance School Tax 602.13 5193
Xerox 164.77 5194
RM of Whiska Creek 126.00 5195
Triways 1296.43 5196
WCB 399.66 5197
Cindy Berry 897.23 5198
Pioneer Co-Op 241.57 5199
Transfer to Capital 620.00 ---
Morris Froslie 17.66 5200
Monette Farms 96.86 5201
Square .10 ---
MacMor 214.75 5202
ATS Traffic 114.53 5203
Xerox 20.61 5204
#8023 195 SaskPower 58.94 ---
SaskEnergy 40.43 ---
MacMor 435.12 898
Comm Centre 27.75 899
167/22 Council Monthly Reports
McLearn: That council accepts the verbal Council Monthly Reports.
Council was updated on Tax Enforcement.
168/22 Fire Department Report
McLearn: That Council accepts the written Fire Report.
169/22 Lagoon Report
Ferris: That Council accepts the written lagoon report for August 2022.
Asset Management SK
Council was updated on the progress of Asset Management.
170/22 Disc Golf
Cote: That Council directs the Clerk to continue to sell the disc sets for $25.00, and retain the other 4 sets for rental discs.
Council reviewed the draft Zoning Bylaw.
171/22 Zoning Bylaw
McLearn: That Council directs the Clerk to seek legal advice on addressing pools, hot tubs and ponds, in the Zoning Bylaw.
172/22 Targeted Sector Support Grant
Ferris: That Council directs the Clerk to seek interest on applying for this grant for a Regional EMO and Regional Emergency Plan.
Nuisance Bylaw Enforcement
Council discussed enforcement of Nuisance Bylaw due to high fire hazard.
173/22 Fire Ban
Cote: That Council immediately enacts a complete fire ban, including fireworks, in the Village of Neville due to the high fire hazard.
174/22 R.M. of Whiska Creek No. 106
McLearn: That Council will send 2 Council members to the R.M. of Whiska Creek No. 106’s Regular Council Meeting on October 3, 2022 at 1 pm, to discuss road issues and snow removal.
175/22 Transfer of Land Title
Ferris: That Council directs the Clerk to transfer title of Block 2, Lots 1-6, Plan M278 to the purchaser, as the requirements for title transfer have been completed.
176/22 Webinars and Meetings
Ferris: That Council directs the Clerk to register for the UMAAS/RMAA Community Planning Workshop in Swift Current on October 27, 2022. Further, Council directs the Clerk to register Mayor McLearn for the Southwest Municipal Government Committee meeting in Cabri on September 29, 2022. All out of pocket expenses will be paid.
177/22 August Calendar
Cote: That Council rescinds motion 159/22.
178/22 August Calendar
Ferris: That the approval of the new August 2022 Calendar is ratified by this motion.
179/22 Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Cote: That Council directs the Clerk to use the FCM template to write to our MP concerning the effects of the R.C.M.P. retroactive pay on our community.
Councillor Ferris leaves the meeting at 8:46 pm
180/22 Development Permit
Cote: That Council approves the presented Development Permit with the following conditions: a) the property in question will be measured by the Village before construction begins to ensure compliance with the Zoning Bylaw, b) if the building is not completed before the Building Bylaw is officially in place, then the construction could be subject to additional conditions and inspections.
Councillor Ferris returns to the meeting at 8:58 pm
181/22 September 2022 Calendar
Ferris: That Council approves the Office Calendar for September 2022, and approves the Village Clerk’s holidays for September 20, 2022 to September 29, 2022 inclusive.
182/22 Next Meeting
McLearn: That the next regular Council Meeting will be September 14, 2022 at 7 pm.
ADJOURNMENT: Mayor McLearn declared the meeting adjourned at 9:05 p.m.