REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF NEVILLE
HELD IN THE VILLAGE OFFICE ON June 14, 2023
PRESENT: Mayor Nora McLearn, Councillor Jennifer Cote, Councillor Mary Ferris, Clerk Cindy Berry
ABSENT: Administrator Sandra Krushelniski
CALL TO ORDER: Mayor McLearn called the regular meeting of Council to order at 7:05 p.m.
128/23 Adoption of Agenda
Cote: That the Agenda be adopted.
PRESENTATION: There were no presentations.
Cote: That the minutes of the regular meeting held on May 10, 2023 be approved.
Cote: That the following correspondence having been read, be accepted as information and filed:
- Ambulance Monthly Report April
- Bank of Montreal GIC
- SWTPC Membership
- Old Wives Watershed AGM
- Ministry of Highways
- Revenue Sharing Grant
- Multi Material Stewardship
- Ministry of the Environment
131/23 Financial Reports
Ferris: That bank reconciliations, cash receipts and cash payments for the month of May 2023 be acknowledged and filed.
132/23 Payment of Accounts
Cote: That the following expenses for May 11, 2023 – June 14, 2023 are approved:
#1026131 SaskTel 152.19 ---
Transfer to Capital 645.67 ---
Cindy Berry 892.19 5397
ISC 200.00 5398
Square 0.10 ---
Square 0.10 ---
Square 0.10 ---
Canada Post 193.20 5399
WCB 488.80 5400
TAXervice 1625.40 5401
Square 0.10 ---
Square 0.20 ---
Cindy Berry 1188.74 5402
Void Cheque 0.00 5403
Revenue Canada 1303.93 5404
Ben McLearn 50.00 5405
Harvey Linnen 1341.63 5406
Nora McLearn 150.00 5407
Mary Ferris 90.00 5408
Jennifer Cote 90.00 5409
Sandra Krushelniski 111.00 5410
SaskPower 339.58 ---
SaskPower 160.47 ---
SaskEnergy 93.98 ---
SUMA 414.98 5411
MEPP 639.54 5412
SK Finance School Tax 299.24 5413
Vanguard Co-Op 248.21 5414
SK Finance King’s Printer 30.00 5415
Southwest Booster 225.75 5416
Square 11.59 ---
AED Advantage 888.00 5417
ATS Traffic 89.78 5418
Triways 2175.66 5419
Petty Cash 50.00 5420
H. Linnen (Kal Tire) 131.58 5421
Xerox 63.10 5422
Void Cheque 0.00 5423
C. Berry (milage) 59.00 5424
#8023 195 SaskPower 74.44 ---
SaskEnergy 76.84 ---
Nora McLearn 60.18 937
Nora McLearn 115.00 938
Stacey Belanger 75.00 939
Colby Belange 75.00 940
Travis Uteck 75.00 941
Randy Wernicke 75.00 942
Grant Friesen 75.00 943
Daniel Friesen 75.00 944
Blaine Friesen 75.00 945
133/23 Council Monthly Reports
McLearn: That Council accepts the written and verbal Council Monthly Reports.
Council was informed as to the outcome of the Auditor’s observation on the village’s tax bylaw.
134/23 Nuisance Grounds
Cote: Council will investigate having a local person test the wells at the Nuisance Ground, and will determine costs involved.
135/23 Fire Department Report
McLearn: That Council approves the purchase of 2 new batteries at $225 per battery for the large fire truck, new batteries for the fire fighter flashlights, and ear defenders.
136/23 Fire Department Report
McLearn: That Council accepts the written Fire Report.
137/23 Lagoon Report
Ferris: That Council accepts the written lagoon report for June 2023 and the Water Security Agency’s report from June 7, 2023.
138/23 AED Invoicing
Cote: That Council directs the Clerk to invoice the Fire Department for 1 set of new battery and pads for the AEDs, and to invoice the Neville Recreation Board for half the cost for the second set.
Ferris: That Council accepts the final Audit for 2022 and directs the Clerk to pay the invoice of $6890.00 plus GST.
140/23 Well Decommissioning
Cote: That Mayor McLearn will inquire about the amount of Bentonite and gravel needed to decommission the old well on Railway Ave.
141/23 Council Remuneration
Cote: That Council’s current remuneration remain at $150.00 per month for mayor, and $90.00 per month for councillors.
142/23 Webinars and Meetings
Ferris: Council directs the Clerk to register for the Multi-Material Stewardship Western Program Plan Consultation virtual session on Wednesday July 5, 2023 at 10 am.
New Hard Drive
Council was informed that a new external hard drive, for computer back-ups, had been purchased.
143/23 Development Permit
Ferris: That Council approves the Development Permit for a wheelchair ramp on a residence.
144/23 Municipal Surcharge on SaskEnergy Bills
Cote: That Council approves remaining in the SaskEnergy Surcharge program.
145/23 Bank Letter
Ferris: That Council approves the new letter to the Bank of Montreal, which will allow the Clerk to transfer funds between accounts without a second signature.
146/23 Chinook Library Report
Ferris: That Council accepts the written library report on the AGM held May 13, 2023, and agrees to pay the $50.00 invoice for the library representative to attend virtually.
147/23 Invoice to Landowner
Cote: That Council directs the Clerk to invoice the landowner for 1 hour of tractor time for filling in the sinkhole on their property.
148/23 Southwest Transportation Planning Committee Membership
Ferris: That Council directs the Clerk to send the 2023 membership fee of $51.00 to the SWTPC
149/23 July 2023 Calendar
Cote: That Council approves the July 2023 calendar.
150/23 Next Meeting
McLearn: That the next regular Council Meeting will be Wednesday July 12, 2023 at 7 p.m.
ADJOURNMENT: Mayor McLearn declared the meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m.