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.
CALL TO ORDER: Mayor McLearn called the regular meeting of Council to order at 7:00 p.m.
199/21 Adoption of Agenda
Cote: That the Agenda be adopted as provided.
Ferris: That the minutes of the regular meeting held on September 8, 2021 be approved.
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
202/21 Financial Reports
Ferris: That bank reconciliations, cash receipts and cash payments for the month of September 2021 be acknowledged and filed.
203/21 Payment of Accounts
Cote: That the following expenses for September 9, 2021 – October 13, 2021 are approved:
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
204/21 Council Monthly Reports
McLearn: That Council accepts the verbal Council Monthly Reports.
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
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.
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.
Cote: That the Commissionaires report from September 15, 2021 is accepted.
209/21 Fire Department Report
McLearn: That Council accepts the Fire Report as read.
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.
211/21 Lagoon Report
Ferris: That Council accepts the report from the Water Security Agency’s visit on October 12, 2021.
Council was updated that we are currently working on the village owned buildings.
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.
213/21 Asphalt at Community Hall
Ferris: That Council approves the use of asphalt to fill the sidewalk gap at the Community Hall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
219/21 November Calendar
Cote: That Council approves the Office Calendar for November 2021.
220/21 Next Meeting
McLearn: That the next regular Council Meeting will be November 10, 2021 at 7 p.m.
ADJOURNMENT: Mayor McLearn declared the meeting adjourned at 9:08 p.m.