REGULAR MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE VILLAGE OF NEVILLE

HELD IN THE VILLAGE OFFICE ON October 13, 2021

                         

PRESENT:  Mayor Nora McLearn, Councilor Mary Ferris, Councilor Jennifer Cote, Clerk Cindy Berry, and Administrator Sandra Krushelniski. 

ABSENT: 

 

CALL TO ORDER: Mayor McLearn called the regular meeting of Council to order at 7:00 p.m. 

 

PRESENTATION:

 

199/21 Adoption of Agenda

Cote:  That the Agenda be adopted as provided.

 

                                                            CARRIED  

200/21 Minutes

Ferris:  That the minutes of the regular meeting held on September 8, 2021 be approved.

 

                                                            CARRIED 

201/21 Correspondence

Cote:  That the following correspondence having been read, be accepted as information and filed:

                           - Ambulance Statistics for August

                           - SUMA President’s Message

                           - Parks and Recreation Connection

                           - SAMA Primary Audit Report

                           - Star’s Request

                           - Diabetes Society Request

                           -911 Contract Amendment - signed

                           - DIY Strategic Planning

                          

                                                               CARRIED

202/21 Financial Reports

Ferris:  That bank reconciliations, cash receipts and cash payments for the month of September 2021 be acknowledged and filed.

                                                                        CARRIED

203/21 Payment of Accounts

            Cote:  That the following expenses for September 9, 2021 – October 13, 2021 are approved:

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                                    SaskTel                                            73.65       ---

                                    Cindy Berry                                1008.91       4935

                                    Xerox                                                8.65       4936

                                    Cindy Berry                                  157.50       4937   

                                    Transfer to Cemetery (Donation)  100.00       ---

                                    Transfer to Fire (Tank)                5383.50       ---

                                    Cindy Berry                                  932.55       4938

                                    Revenue Canada                         1136.45       4939

                                    Ben McLearn                                  50.00       4940

                                    Harvey Linnen                              726.00       4941

                                    Nora McLearn                               150.00       4942

                                    Mary Ferris                                      90.00       4943

                                    Jennifer Cote                                   90.00       4944

                                    Sandra Krushelniski                      108.00       4945

                                    SaskPower                                    294.26       ---

                                    SaskPower                                    141.72       ---

                                    SaskEnergy                                     62.28       ---

                                    SUMA                                          397.83       4946

                                    MEPP                                            585.02       4947

                                    SK Finance School Tax                622.96       4948

                                    Triways                                       1183.39       4949

                                    Xerox                                              11.09       4950

                                    Commissionaires                           166.95       4951   

                                    E. Klein’s Construction              6327.00       4952

                                    Vanguard Co-Op                            17.00       4953

                                    Pioneer Co-Op                                88.79       4954

                                                                                                                                                           

#8023 195                   C. Berry (Pattison Ag)                5383.50         852

                                    SGI                                                 49.44         853

                                    SaskPower                                      45.00           ---

                                    SaskEnergy                                     49.78           ---

                                    Pioneer Co-Op                              239.24         854

                                                                                                                                   

                                                       CARRIED

OLD BUSINESS

                                                             

204/21 Council Monthly Reports

            McLearn:  That Council accepts the verbal Council Monthly Reports. 

 

                                                                        CARRIED

205/21 Tax Enforcement

            Ferris:  That TAXervice be authorized under s22(1) of The Tax Enforcement Act on or after             October 14, 2021 to commence proceedings to request title with respect to the following described lands:

 

            505008500      LOT 15-BLK/PAR 6 PLAN M278 EXT 0    Title No.          144190245

            505008500      LOT 16-BLK/PAR 6 PLAN M278 EXT 0                            144190267

            505008350      LOT 12-BLK/PAR 6 PLAN M278 EXT 0                            139648203

            505008350      LOT 13-BLK/PAR 6 PLAN M278 EXT 0                            139648292      505008350            LOT 14-BLK/PAR 6 PLAN M278 EXT 0                            139648337

           

                                                                        CARRIED

 

206/21 Request to Neville Recreation Board for Funding

            Ferris:  That Council directs the Clerk to write to the Neville Recreation Board and request             funding for half the costs of removing the caragana bushes from the Community Hall property.              Further, the Clerk is directed to state the village’s appreciation of H. Linnen’s efforts and time in             completing the project.

                                                                        CARRIED

 

207/21 Nuisance Grounds

            Ferris:  That Council directs the Clerk to allocate the unused portion of the Gas Tax Fund             towards Stantec’s supplemental groundwater monitoring and sampling at the Nuisance     Grounds, at a cost of $6310.00 plus tax.  These tests and samples are required by the Ministry of          the Environment. Further, the Clerk should schedule this sampling for the spring of 2022 to   ensure adequate moisture at the test sites. 

                       

                                                                        CARRIED                                                                

208/21 Commissionaires

            Cote:  That the Commissionaires report from September 15, 2021 is accepted.

 

                                                                        CARRIED  

209/21 Fire Department Report

            McLearn:  That Council accepts the Fire Report as read. 

 

                                                                        CARRIED    

210/21 Fire Department T-Shirts

            Cote:  That Council directs the Fire Chief to order T-Shirts for the Fire Department members at    the price quoted.   

                                                                        CARRIED    

211/21 Lagoon Report

            Ferris:  That Council accepts the report from the Water Security Agency’s visit on October 12, 2021. 

                                                                        CARRIED                                                    

            Asset Management

            Council was updated that we are currently working on the village owned buildings.

                                                             

NEW BUSINESS     

                                   

            Municipal Policing

            Council was informed that the new R.C.M.P. contract and retroactive pay increases could             amount to a significant cost to the village. 

 

212/21 SAMA Re-inspection

            Cote:  That Council directs the Clerk to advise SAMA that a physical re-inspection of all properties in the Village of Neville should be completed in 2021. 

 

                                          CARRIED

213/21 Asphalt at Community Hall

            Ferris:  That Council approves the use of asphalt to fill the sidewalk gap at the Community Hall. 

 

                                          CARRIED

 214/21 Light Ballast

            Cote:  That Council approves the purchase of a new light ballast for the front entry of the Municipal Building, at an approximate cost of $165.00.

 

                                          CARRIED

215/21 Virtual SUMA Regional Meeting

            Ferris:  That Council directs the Clerk to register 2 people for the SUMA Regional Meeting             which will be held virtually on November 3, 2021. 

 

                                          CARRIED

            Southwest Micro Grant

            Council was advised of the Southwest Micro Grant which is available to apply for until October 31, 2021.

 

216/21 Covid Policy

            Cote:  That Council directs the Clerk to bring a Covid policy to the November meeting. 

 

                                          CARRIED

217/21 Audit Tender

            Ferris:  That Council accepts the audit proposal from Dudley & Company LLP for the 2021,         2022, 2023 and 2024 year end audits. 

                                          CARRIED

218/21 Legion Wreath Donation

            Ferris:  That Council agrees to make a donation of $55.00 to the RCL Branch 328 for the             Remembrance Day wreath. 

                                          CARRIED

219/21 November Calendar

Cote:  That Council approves the Office Calendar for November 2021.

 

                                                            CARRIED

BY-LAWS    

 

220/21 Next Meeting

            McLearn:  That the next regular Council Meeting will be November 10, 2021 at 7 p.m.     

 

                                                              CARRIED

 

ADJOURNMENT:  Mayor McLearn declared the meeting adjourned at 9:08 p.m.

 

 

 

                                    _____________________                 ______________________                        

                       

                                     Mayor                                                Clerk