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Town of Nokomis
September 18, 2013
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan    

Present:      Mayor   David Mark

Councillors: Jim Tait, Dennis Kresier, Ken Koenig, Edwards, Kalie Hendry, Leah Edwards            

Absent: Doug Edwards               

Chief Administrative Officer:  Joanne Hamilton           

A quorum being present, Mayor David Mark called the meeting to order 6:00 pm

Agenda  134/2013 Kresier Dennis:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.            
CARRIED

Abatement Fine  135/2013 Edwards Doug(email motion and vote)   
That the Town of Nokomis enact the Bylaw 2013-06 and sent a Notice of a voluntary fine to Barry McLaughlin for being in violation of the Bylaw 2013-06 Sections 6, 11.            
CARRIED

Minutes  136/2013 Kresier Dennis:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the amended minutes of the regular meeting of Council held  August 21, 2013 as read.           
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports 137/2013 Tait Jim:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                      
CARRIED   

Delegation
6:05 pm – 6:10 pm
Maureen Tait came in to discuss the new Animal Control Bylaw 2013-07

6:15 pm – 6:40 pm
Guy Macpherson with Metasoft a software program to help the Town of Nokomis and it umbrella organizations to apply for grants from Foundations across Canada.

Metasoft 138/2013 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis approve and sign the five year membership with Metasoft at a cost of seven thousand nine hundred and ninety five dollars ($7995.00).          
CARRIED

6:40 pm – 7:00 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council

Valve Replacement  139/2013 Edwards Leah:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the replacement of the two (2) valves as suggested by Tony Schmidt the town foreman.
CARRIED

Financial Statement 140/2013 Koenig Ken:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending August 2013 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.              
CARRIED

Joanne Hamilton will email Carl Knowles and see if November 30 -December 1, 2013 will work for the EMO workshop.

List of Accounts 141/2013 Hendry Kalie:  
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED

Correspondence: 142/2013 Edwards Leah:   
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Chief Administrative Officer be filed:
1. K & C Ventures & Sales Ltd
2. Horizon School Division         
CARRIED                     

Old Business:

Lagoon Assessment   143/2013 Tait Jim: 
That the Town of Nokomis continue with the sampling of the land around the Lagoon to find out if there is any contamination.
CARRIED      

New Business:

The Town of Nokomis will table the quotes for a new tractor until we hear if the MSMA is able to purchase the tractors at a group price.

The Lagoon assessment from Bullee Consulting was presented and will go to the Waterworks and Sewage committee for recommendations. We will talk to Greg McGovern about applying for the Build Canada Fund for the Town of Nokomis.

Bylaw 2013-07 144/2013 Tait Jim:    
That Bylaw 2013-07 being a Bylaw to repeal Bylaws 2002-05 and Bylaw 2004-02 for the Control of Dogs and Cats in the Town of Nokomis be read for a first time.               
CARRIED         

145/2013 Koenig Ken:
That Bylaw 2013-07 being a Bylaw to repeal Bylaws 2002-05 and Bylaw 2004-02 for the Control of Dogs and Cats in the Town of Nokomis be read a second time.         
CARRIED

146/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That Bylaw 2013-07 being a Bylaw to repeal Bylaws 2002-05 and Bylaw 2004-02 for the Control of Dogs and Cats in the Town of Nokomis be given three readings.       
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

147/2013 Edwards Leah:
That Bylaw 2013-07 being a Bylaw to repeal Bylaws 2002-05 and Bylaw 2004-02 for the Control of Dogs and Cats in the Town of Nokomis be read a third time and finally adopted.          
CARRIED

Dog/Cat Supplies148/2013 Tait Jim:  
That the Town of Nokomis approves the purchase of supplies for housing the animals as set out in Bylaw 2013-07 the Animal Control Bylaw.           
CARRIED

Animal  Control 149/2013 Koenig Ken:   
That the Town of Nokomis hire Don Landru as the Animal Control Officer Officer  for the Town of Nokomis at a cost of twenty seven dollars and fifty seven cents per hour ($27.57).
CARRIED                                    

Building Permit  150/2013 Kresier Dennis:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the building permit submitted by Jeff Allport on behalf of Nokomis Craft Ales.
CARRIED

SWWA Courses 151/2013 Edwards Leah:  
That the Town of Nokomis authorize Don Landru to attend the following courses provided by ATAP October 10, 2013 and December 4, 2013 at a cost of two hundred and ten dollars ($210.00) GST included per course plus expenses.                      
CARRIED

MLDP Courses 152/2013 Koenig Ken:  
That the Town of Nokomis send David Mark and Jim Tait to the MLDP course in Humboldt on November 20, 2013 at a cost of one hundred and twenty five dollars plus GST and travel expenses.           
CARRIED

Holidays  153/2013 Koenig Ken:   
That the Town of Nokomis approved Joanne Hamilton’s holiday January 17, 2014 until January 30, 2014 inclusive.           
CARRIED

Beautification  154/2013 Hendry Kalie:   
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the transfer of the last of the playground money from the Community Initiative’s Grant they received in the amount of sixteen hundred and twenty five dollars and twenty – eight cents.                 
CARRIED

Reports: 

Leah Edwards reported that the Nokomis Daycare Care fundraising is going well and they have put a proposal together to buy the lots from the Horizon School Division.

David Mark reported on his attendance at the MSMA meeting and that Greg is working on the Canada Building Grant for municipalities within the region and we need to contact Greg to submit the grant on our behalf.

Kalie Hendry would like everyone to drive by the school and see the new school sign.          

Next Meeting 155/2013 Kresier Dennis
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be October 16, 2013 at 6:00 pm. at the Nokomis Administration Building.  
CARRIED

Adjourn 156/2013 Tait Jim:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourns the meeting at 8:52 pm

 

 

Town of Nokomis
August 21, 2013
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan    

Present:      Mayor   David Mark

Councillors: Jim Tait, Dennis Kresier, Doug Edwards, Kalie Hendry, Leah Edwards            

Absent: Ken Koenig               

Chief Administrative Officer:  Joanne Hamilton          

A quorum being present, Mayor David Mark called the meeting to order 6:05 pm

Agenda  114/2013 Kresier Dennis:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.            
CARRIED

The council discussed the 2002-05 and 2004-02 Dog and Cat Bylaw.

Delegation
6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council

7:05 pm – 7:35 pm
The Nokomis Legion #290 was pleased to announce that they have received a donation of one hundred thousand dollars for the purchase of a StarCraft Bus for the transportation of all residents. The donation was from Sybil McNichol. The Town has agreed to set up a working trust fund for donations for the purpose of expenses and will add the bus to the Town of Nokomis insurance policy. The Nokomis Legion will get back to us on the details of the committee and trust arrangements.

7:35 pm – 8:45 pm
A delegation of eight people came to council to get our interpretation of the Dog and Cat Bylaw. The discussion was productive and the delegation knows that the Town of Nokomis will be enforcing the Bylaw.

Minutes  115/2013 Edwards Leah:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the amended minutes of the regular meeting of Council held  July 17, 2013 as read.           
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports  116/2013 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                       
CARRIED

Financial Statement  117/2013 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending July 2013 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.              
CARRIED

List of  Accounts 118/2013 Edwards Doug:  
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED

Correspondence: 119/2013 Hendry Kalie:   
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Chief Administrative Officer be filed:
1. Letter to the Minister
2. Sasktel         
CARRIED

  Old Business:

Culverts 120/2013 Edwards Doug:   
That the Town of Nokomis purchase the culverts from Walter Scruten for this cost price.            
CARRIED  

The Town of Nokomis will table the quotes for a new tractor until we hear if the MSMA is able to purchase the tractors at a group price.

The Lagoon assessment from Bullee Consulting was presented and will go to the Waterworks and Sewage committee for recommendations.

Bylaw 2013-05 121/2013 Doug Edwards:   
That Bylaw No.2013-05, being a bylaw to provide the Town of Nokomis to enter into an agreement to establish a planning District be read the first time.           
CARRIED

122/2013 Tait Jim:   
That Bylaw No.2013-05, being a bylaw to provide the Town of Nokomis to enter into an agreement to establish a planning District  be read  a second time.            
CARRIED

123/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That Bylaw No.2013-04, being a bylaw to provide the Town of Nokomis to enter into an agreement to establish a planning District be given three readings.        
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

124-2013 Edwards Leah:
That Bylaw No.2013-04, being a bylaw to provide the Town of Nokomis to enter into an agreement to establish a planning District be read a third time and finally adopted.          
CARRIED

Notice of Intent  125/2013 Kresier Dennis:
That the Town of Nokomis approves the Notice of Intent to be advertised in the Last Mountain Times and the Public hearing to be held September 5, 2013 from  9:30 am – 10:30 am at the Nokomis Administration Office.            
CARRIED                                       

      New Business:

Formal Complaint  126/2013 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis enact the Bylaw 2004-02 and sent a Notice of a voluntary fine to MarK Fischer for being in violation of the Bylaw 2004-2 Section 4.           
CARRIED

Bylaw 2013-06 127/2013 Tait Jim:    
That Bylaw 2013-06 being a Bylaw to repeal Bylaw 2005-06 for the Abatement of Nuisances in the Town of Nokomis be read for a first time.               
CARRIED  

128/2013 Edwards Doug: That Bylaw 2013-06 being a Bylaw to repeal Bylaw 2005-06 for the Abatement of Nuisances in the Town of Nokomis be read a second time.         
CARRIED

129/2013 Mark David: That Bylaw 2013-06 being a Bylaw to repeal Bylaw 2005-06 for the Abatement of Nuisances in the Town of Nokomis be given three readings.       
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

130/2013 Hendry Kalie: That Bylaw 2013-06 being a Bylaw to repeal Bylaw 2005-06 for the Abatement of Nuisances in the Town of Nokomis be read a third time and finally adopted.         
CARRIED 

Business Abatement  131/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis accept the business proposal for Nokomis Craft Ales and sell the land  Lots 1-9 Block 37 Plan O5032 for one dollar(1.00) with the condition an Offer to Purchase is signed. The Town of Nokomis will give Nokomis Craft Ales a tax abatement of one hundred percent (100%) of municipal taxes for 3 years.             
CARRIED

Reports

Doug Edwards asked if anyone had any questions about his circulated MSMA report.

David Mark reported on his attendance at the Touchwood Hill Regional Landfill meeting. They are in great financial shape and are looking at digging another pit.

David mark also reported that the meeting with the  Minister of Education on August 6, 2013 went very well and the Minister know knows that the project of repairing the Nokomis gym roof can be done for half the cost estimated previously. The Town of Nokomis would also like to complete a five year plan for the town. We will have to get a facilitator to help with process.

Jim Tait reported on the Last Mountain Regional Park meeting and the minutes were presented. The CAO with keep a copy of the minutes in the file.

Reminder Call Marj Mohr and let her know we are still interested in having the ambulance in Nokomis

Next Meeting 132/2013 Edwards Leah:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be September 18, 2013 at 6:00 pm. at the Nokomis Administration Building.  
CARRIED

Adjourn 133/2013 Hendry Kalie:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourns the meeting at 9:47 pm

Town of Nokomis
July 17, 2013
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan    

Present:      Mayor   David Mark

Councillors: Ken Koenig, Jim Tait, Dennis Kresier, Doug Edwards, Kalie Hendry            

Absent: Leah Edwards               

Chief Administrative Officer:  Joanne Hamilton           

A quorum being present, Mayor David Mark called the meeting to order 6:05 pm

Agenda  95/2013 Kresier Dennis:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.           
CARRIED

Minutes  96/2013 Tait Jim:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the amended minutes of the regular meeting of Council held  June 21, 2013 as read.           
CARRIED

Road Closures 97/2013 Kresier Dennis:  
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the CAO Joanne Hamilton to start the procedures to close the following roads permanently:  
Henry Street between lots 34-36- Block 69 Plan S4814 and Lots 20-22 Block 78 Plan S 4814  
Ontario Street - complete road  
Alley between lots 34-36 Block 53 R1923 and Lots 29-33 Block 53 Plan R1923           
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports  98/2013 Koenig Ken: That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                       
CARRIED

Financial Statement 99/2013 Tait Jim:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending June 2013 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.              
CARRIED

List of  Accounts   100/2013 Koenig Ken:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED

Correspondence: 101/2013 Kresier Dennis:   
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Chief Administrative Officer be filed:
1. THRL
2. Barry McLaughlin
3. Ministry of Gov’t Relations
4. RCMP Reports
5. MSMA Reports      
CARRIED

Asset  Management  102/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis move ahead with Asset Management and Chief Administrative Officer to send a letter to BHP Serge Pelletier to let them know we are interested in being included in the Asset Management Workshop.          
CARRIED

Delegation
6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council

7:15 pm – 7:40 pm
Dan Grajczyk attended the meeting to introduce himself to the new council and explain the EMO plan and the need for changes. He will set up the Basic Emergency Management course for all council to attend. He will contact Carl Knowles.

  Old Business:

Mayor David Mark had not heard anything from Bruce Peberty about the school Gym. Joanne Hamilton will contact Bruce Peberty and inform him that the Nokomis School Committee would like him to attend the meeting with the Minister on August 6, 2013 in Regina.

The Town of Nokomis will table the quotes for a new tractor until the August 21, 2013 meeting.

      New Business:

Nokomis Welcome Inn  103/2013 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the abatement of the land only base tax of three hundred and fifty dollars ($350.00) for the Nokomis Welcome Inn.            
CARRIED

The Town of Nokomis and the Nokomis Beautification will meet and look at where trees should be trimmed or replaced. Joanne Hamilton will look into what kind of trees should be planted when we decide to remove a tree on the boulevard. Joanne will contact the city centres to find out what their plan is in replacing trees.

Ag Society Road Closure  104/2013 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the closure of the north part of the intersection at 4th Avenue and the furthest eastern intersecting street on August 3, 2013 from the period of 7am to 4pm.               
CARRIED

Special Events Permit 105/2013 Koenig Ken:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the special events permit for August 3, 2013 for the Nokomis Agricultural Fair.             
CARRIED

Tax Enforcement  106/2013 Tait Jim: That the Town of Nokomis approve the following properties for the 2013 Tax Enforcement:

203 4th Ave West  Lots 03-05 Block 34  Plan O5032    
208 4th Ave East  Lots 25-27  Block 35  Plan O5032    
204 3rd Ave East  Lots 35-37  Block 36  Plan O5032                     
302 2nd Ave East Lots 28-29  Block 37  Plan O5032                 
304 2nd Ave East  Lots 26-27  Block 37  Plan O5032    
302 3Rd Ave East  Lots 01-02 Block 52  Plan R1923    
309 3rd Ave East   Lots 9-12   Block 82  Plan G102    
201 Main Street Lots 01-02  Block 04 Plan O5032    
109 3rd Ave East Lots 30-31  Block 11 Plan O5032    
104 5th Ave West Lots 13-16  Block 13 Plan O5032    
111 5th Ave East Lots 12-13 Block 22 Plan O5032    
301 4th Ave East   Block 83 Plan G102    
207 5th Ave East Lots 11-13 Block 90 Plan G102    
215 4th Ave East Lots 07-08 Block 91 Plan G102         
Block 26 Plan O5032             
CARRIED

Refund  Cremains  Lots 107/2013 Kresier Dennis:
That the Town of Nokomis refund Mrs. Shirley Kirk for the cremation plots Plots  she purchased and no longer has a use for at a cost of fifty dollars per plot for a total of one hundred dollars ($100.00).            
CARRIED

Bridge Road  108/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis refund the one thousand dollar ($1000.00) deposit that they made to build the senior complex that is no longer in process.             
CARRIED 

Building Permits  109/2013 Koenig Ken:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the following building permits:    
Lots 1-4  Block 58  Plan R1923 New build    
Lots 15-07 Block 33 Plan O5032 Reconstruct            
CARRIED

Financial Statements  110/2013 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis advertise the 2012 Financial Statements Synopsis in the Last Mountain Times next issue.             
CARRIED

Richardson  Pioneer  111/2013 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the advertisement congratulation Richardson Pioneer on their 100th Anniversary i8n the Last Mountain Times.             
CARRIED

Reports: 

Doug Edwards reported that the R.M. of Mount Hope would like to renegotiate the current agreement that municipalities have with the Nokomis & District Fire Department.

Doug Edwards also talked about the survey that SUMA has out for ideas for tax tools.

Reminder:
 We need to discuss Pest Control.         

Next Meeting 112/2013 Koenig Ken:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be August 21, 2013 at 6:00 pm. at the Nokomis Administration Building.  
CARRIED

Adjourn 113/2013 Hendry Kalie:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourns the meeting at 8:55 pm

Town of Nokomis
June 21, 2013
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan    
Present:      Mayor   David Mark

Councillors: Leah Edwards, Jim Tait, Dennis Kresier, Doug Edwards, Kalie Hendry
      
Absent: Ken Koenig                  

Chief Administrative Officer:  Joanne Hamilton           

A quorum being present, Mayor David Mark called the meeting to order 7:00 pm

Agenda  84/2013 Tait Jim
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED

Minutes  85/2013 Edwards Leah:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the amended minutes of the regular meeting of Council held  May 15, 2013 as read.          
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports  86/2013 Edwards Leah:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                       
CARRIED

Financial Statement 87/2013 Kresier Dennis:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending May 2013 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.              
CARRIED

List of Accounts  88/2013 Tait Jim:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED

Correspondence: 89/2013 Hendry Kalie:   
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Chief Administrative Officer be filed:
1. Municipal Operating Grant
2. SAMA Primary Audit Report
3. Daycare Thank You
4. Tractor Quotes      
CARRIED 

Delegation
7:30 pm – 8:50 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council

Lot  Measurements  90/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approves the policy that all lots must be measured by a legal surveyor, the Town of Nokomis will no longer measure lots. The following set back of 5 ft. or more must be followed according to the Zoning Bylaw.            
CARRIED

  Old Business:

Sign Repayment   91/2013 Edwards Leah:
That the Town of Nokomis approves the request to have the Bridge Road sign cost reimbursed.              
CARRIED

The H.R. Manual will be tabled and a meeting will be scheduled to go through the Manual before printing.

The quotes for the dust control are tabled until we get more information on the application and when is the best time to have it applied.

Don Grajczyk will be asked to attend the July 21, 2013 to go over the EMO plan.

      New Business:

Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton will look into the road allowance issues we have with the zoned streets in the Town of Nokomis as requested by council in concern with Murray and Sandra Braun, Eric Konchuh and John and Lydia requests.

Building Permit  92/2013 Tait Jim:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve Charles Hulan’s building permit.              
CARRIED

MNP  Financial 93/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis accept the 2012 Audited Financial Statement from MNP as presented.               
CARRIED

Reports:
Leah Edwards reported that the new teeter tooter has been installed and a few trees have been planted at the playground and they are talking about putting curbing in the playground. 

The Nokomis Daycare has approached Horizon School Division to purchase the tennis courts for the daycare building. They are hosting a Children’s Festival at the tennis court on June 22 if weather is inclement they will move to the Centennial Hall.    

Doug Edwards reported on the MSMA the town zoning bylaw and Official Community Plan is still being worked on. He also talked about Asset Management. We are not in the BHP region so the cost could be eight thousand to twelve thousand dollars.

David Mark reported that he attend the THRL meeting and brought back the single stream and don not tip signs.

Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton is to write up a follow up letter to Al about her phone call to Loraas about the driver’s treatment of bins.

Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton will check into the rights and responsibilities of landlords and what the town can do with rental property that do not meet code.

Kalie Hendry voiced her concerns about the downtown area and the need to try revitalizing the area.             

Next Meeting 93/2013 Kresier Dennis:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be July 17, 2013 at 7:00 pm. at the Nokomis Administration Building.
CARRIED

Adjourn 94/2013 Hendry Kalie:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourns the meeting at 10:35 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
May 15, 2013
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan    

Present: Deputy Mayor   Kalie Hendry

Councillors:   Leah Edwards, Jim Tait, Ken Koenig, Dennis Kresier            

Absent: David Mark, Doug Edwards                   

Chief Administrative Officer:  Joanne Hamilton           

A quorum being present, Deputy Mayor Kalie Hendry called the meeting to order 6:55 pm    

Agenda  66/2013 Koenig Ken:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.           
CARRIED

Minutes  67/2013 Edwards Leah:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the amended minutes of the regular meeting of Council held April 19, 2013 as read.           
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports  68/2013 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED

Financial Statement  69/2013 Edwards Leah:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending April 2013 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.              
CARRIED

List of Accounts 70/2013 Kresier Dennis:  
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED  

Correspondence: 71/2013 Koenig Ken:   
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Chief Administrative Officer be filed:
1. SaskPower Newsletter
2. MSMA Report
CARRIED

  Old Business:

That the Town of Nokomis Table the request again from EV Edwards until the next meeting for review.

2013 Budget  72/2013 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the 2013 Revenue and Expenditures budget for 2013.                      
CARRIED  

Delegation 7:15 pm – 8:05 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council

Summer Student 73/2013 Tait Jim: 
That the Town of Nokomis hire Adam Landru as our summer student for a total of thirty hours (35) a week. Thirty hours for the town employment (30) and five (5) hours as the landfill gate attendant. The reason for cutting the hours is we did not receive funding for the 2013.               
CARRIED

Legion Advertisement 74/2013 Kresier Dennis:  
That the Town of Nokomis advertise in the Military Service Recognition Book for 2014 at a cost of one hundred and eighty five dollars and seventy one cents ($185.71) plus GST.            
CARRIED                

New Business

Business Garbage 75/2013 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis offer the curbside garbage pickup to the small business at a cost of ten dollars($10.00) per month plus any further increases as determined by Loraas.           
CARRIED   

Asphalt  76/2013 Tait Jim:  The Town of Nokomis order two (2) semi loads of asphalt from ASL paving.                          
CARRIED 

Bylaw 04/2013 77/2013 Koenig Ken:                    
That Bylaw No.2013-04, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2011-04 a bylaw to establish a Base Tax for Residential Improvements/Land, Commercial Improvement/Land and Agricultural Improvement/Land, be read a first time.                                   
CARRIED

That Bylaw No.2013-04, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2011-04 a bylaw to establish a Base Tax for Residential Improvements/Land, Commercial Improvement/Land and Agricultural Improvement/Land, be read a second time.            
CARRIED

That Bylaw No.2013-04, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2011-04 a bylaw to establish a Base Tax for Residential Improvements/Land, Commercial Improvement/Land and Agricultural Improvement/Land, be given three readings.          
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

That Bylaw No.2013-04, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2011-04 a bylaw to establish a Base Tax for Residential Improvements/Land, Commercial Improvement/Land and Agricultural Improvement/Land be read a third time and finally adopted.           
CARRIED

Mill Rate 78/2013 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the mill rate for 2013 at ten(10) mills down from twenty-four point five (24.5) mills from 2012.          
CARRIED

LMRP Donation 79/2013 Edwards Leah:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from Last Mountain Regional Park for a donation for the annual July 1 celebration. The CAO will purchase a fifty dollar ($50.00) gift certificate from Kirks and one from Buds and Blossoms.                       
CARRIED

School Roof   80/2013 Kresier Dennis:   
That the Town of Nokomis hire KGS Group to give the Town of Nokomis second opinion on the Nokomis School RooF.
CARRIED

Merle Williams  81/2013 Edwards Leah:    
That the Town of Nokomis write a letter to Merle Williams telling him of the rules at the landfill and that he has to abide them or his privileges will be revoked.                    
CARRIED

Reports
Leah Edwards mentioned that we need to have an EMO meeting before fall to make all the changes. We will schedule it at the June meeting.    

Joanne Hamilton the Chief Administrative Officer will bring back information on the Economic Development Officer and how it all works.             

Next Meeting 82/2013 Kresier Dennis:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be June 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm. at the Nokomis Administration Building.  
CARRIED

Adjourn 83/2013 Tait Jim:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourns the meeting at 9:00 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
April 19, 2013
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan    

Present:      Mayor   David Mark

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Leah Edwards, Doug Edwards, Jim Tait, Ken Koenig, Dennis Kresier            

Absent:                    

Chief Administrative Officer:  Joanne Hamilton           

A quorum being present, Mayor David Mark called the meeting to order 7:00 pm    

Agenda  54/2013 Koenig Ken
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.           
CARRIED

Minutes  55/2013 Tait Jim:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the amended minutes of the regular meeting of Council held March 9, 2013 as read.     
CARRIED

Holiday  Sick Reports  56/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                         
CARRIED

Financial Statement  57/2013 Kresier Dennis:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending March 2013 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.              
CARRIED

Delegation  7:15 pm – 7:40 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council

List of Accounts  58/2013 Edwards Leah:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED     

Correspondence: 59/2013 Koenig Ken:   
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Chief Administrative Officer be filed:
1. Community Grant Program
2. Education Mill Rates
3. SPRA
4. Thank you from Konschuh Family
5. Urban Voice 6. Nokomis & District Fire Report
CARRIED 

  Old Business:

That the Town of Nokomis Table the request again from EV Edwards until the next meeting for review.

Budget meeting set for May 10, 2013 at 7:00 pm                      

New Business:

UMASS Convention  60/2013 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis sends Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton to the annual UMAAS Convention in Saskatoon on June 4-7, 2013 accommodations and expenses paid.            
CARRIED

Color Photocopier  61/2013 Tait Jim:  
The Town of Nokomis enters into a sixty (60) month lease with Success Office Systems for a Ricoh Model MP C305SPF Digital Colour Copying System for one hundred and seventeen dollars ($117.00).               
CARRIED

Donation 62/2013 Edwards Doug:  
That the Town of Nokomis approves the donation of one hundred dollars ($100.00) for hall rental to the Nokomis Community Day Care fundraiser.                             
CARRIED

Community Calendar 63/2013 Hendry Kalie  
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a large square on the Community Calendar for forty dollars ($40.00) for 2013.           
CARRIED

The Town of Nokomis send a letter to the Nokomis and District Fire Cooperative informing them of the Town of Nokomis representative for 2013.         

Reports: 
Doug Edwards sent out his MSMA report to council on the packages and there were no questions. Doug suggested that he would look into the MSMA grant writer and see how they work it at the regional level.

Tony Schmidt and Joanne Hamilton will go through the maps and ask Dave at Last Mountain Times to try and copy them and put them on a digital cd.

Next Meeting 64/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be May 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm. at the Nokomis Administration Building.  
CARRIED

Adjourn 65/2013 Kresier Dennis:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourns the meeting at 9:30 pm

 

 

Town of Nokomis
March 9, 2013
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan  

Present:      Mayor   David Mark

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Leah Edwards, Doug Edwards, Jim Tait, Ken Koenig

Absent:    Dennis Kresier              

Chief Administrative Officer:  Joanne Hamilton        

A quorum being present, Mayor David Mark called the meeting to order 8:59m    

Agenda  41/2013 Edwards Doug
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.           
CARRIED

Minutes  42/2013 Tait Jim:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the amended minutes of the regular meeting of Council held February 13, 2013 as read.           
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports 43/2013 Edwards Leah:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED

Financial Statement 44/2013 Edwards Leah:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending February 2013 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.              
CARRIED

List of Accounts 45/2013 Edwards Leah:  
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED

    
Delegation:
9:15 am – 9:25 pm Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council

Correspondence: None

  Old Business:

Table letter From E Edwards 46/2013 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis Table the request from Ev Edwards until the next meeting for review.          
CARRIED

Audit Service Plan 47/2013 Koenig Ken
That the Town of Nokomis approve the MNP Audit service plan for the 2012 year.            
CARRIED

We need to do an inventory and service all pumps that the Town of Nokomis owns in preparation for the 2013 spring thaw.

                New Business:

Pump Rental  48/2013 Tait Jim:   
That the Town of Nokomis rent Doug Edwards pump for a rental fee and costs as set out by the owner.  
CARRIED             

Delegation:   9:35 am – 9:45 am
Callie Greenshields attended the meeting to talk about the agreement with the Town of Nokomis and the Last Mountain Regional Park.

LMRP Agreement 49/2013 Tait Jim: The Town of Nokomis enter into a five year agreement with the Last Mountain Regional Park levy of two thousand and eighteen dollars (2518.00). The Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton will draw up the agreement for signatures.                
CARRIED

Delegation:  9:45 am – 10:20 am  
Pat Shalapata gave a presentation on the snow that is piled on the road allowance on her street. Pat is worried that when it starts melting that the water will all be in her basement. The council has agreed that in 2013- 2014 they will make sure that if possible the snow be pushed in a different direction.

The Town of Nokomis council will write a newsletter to the ratepayers explaining the following increases: Assessment 2013, the Water Infrastructure Fee and Water and Sewer increase as well as the change in the garbage from outside employee pick up to curbside pickup by Loraas.         

Letter to R.M. Wreford 50/2013 Edwards Doug:  
That the Town of Nokomis sent the letter to the R.M. of Wreford to ask to be put on the rotation for winter snow removal to keep the Town of Nokomis well road open as it is an essential service and a priority to be able to get to the Town of Nokomis wells if there is a problem in the winter months. The Town of Nokomis would be willing to negotiate a price for this custom work to be done if needed.           
CARRIED

Holidays 51/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton holidays from August 6 – August 12, 2013 inclusive.         
CARRIED 

Reports:

Doug Edwards sent out his MSMA report to council on the packages and there were no questions. Doug asked that everyone view the Zoning Bylaw, Official Community Plan and District Plan.

Leah Edwards talked to Council about the Day Care Committee and that they are in full mode to get the process started. Joanne Hamilton Chief Administrative officer will write a letter of Support to submit with their application.

Next Meeting 52/2013 Koenig Ken:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be April 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm. at the Nokomis Administration Building. 
 CARRIED

Adjourn 53/2013 Hendry Kalie:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 11:45 am

 

Town of Nokomis
February 13, 2013
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan  

Present:         Deputy Mayor  Ken Koenig

Councillors:    Kalie Hendry,  Leah Edwards, Doug Edwards, Dennis Kresier, Jim Tait,        

Absent:           David Mark             

Chief Administrative Officer:  Joanne Hamilton        

A quorum being present, Deputy Mayor Ken Koenig called the meeting to order at 4:30 pm    

Agenda  28/2013 Edwards Doug
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED

Minutes  29/2013 Tait Jim:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the amended minutes of the regular meeting of Council held January 23, 2013 as read.           
CARRIED

Delegation:
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Town Foreman Tony
Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Marj Mohr from Strasbourg EMS attended the meeting to update us on response time and services they provided out of Strasbourg. She also explained how the STARS program works for call outs.

Holiday Sick Reports  30/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                         
CARRIED

Financial Statement 31/2013 Edwards Leah:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending January 2013 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.              
CARRIED

List of Accounts 32/2013 Edwards Leah:  
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED   

Correspondence 33/2013 Kresier Dennis:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Chief Administrative Officer be filed:          
1. Sask Parks
2. Nokomis District Museum and Heritage Cooperative Annual Report 2012                            
CARRIED   

             Old Business:                

 

New Business:

Bylaw 2013-01 33/2013 Edwards Doug:
That Bylaw No.2013-01, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2011-04 to establish fixing rates to be charged for the use of water, water meters   and sewer, be read a first time.           
 CARRIED

That Bylaw No.2013-01, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2011-04 to establish fixing rates to be charged for the use of water, water meters   and sewer, be read a second time.            
CARRIED

That Bylaw No.2013-01, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2011-04 to establish fixing rates to be charged for the use of water, water meters   and sewer, be given three readings.             
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

That Bylaw No.2013-01, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2011-04 to establish fixing rates to be charged for the use of water, water meters   and sewer be read a third time and finally adopted.            
CARRIED

Waterworks 34/2013 Tait Jim:
Policy 2013/02 That Bylaw No. 2013-02, being a bylaw to establish Water and Sewer Rate Policy.          
CARRIED

That That Bylaw No. 2013-02, being a bylaw to establish Water and Sewer Rate Policy. be read a second time.            
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2013-02, being a bylaw to establish Water and Sewer Rate Policy be given three readings.              
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY 

That Bylaw No. 2013-02, being a bylaw to establish Water and Sewer Rate Policy be read a third time and finally adopted.           
CARRIED

Municipal Infra Conference 35/2013 Tait Jim:  
The Town of Nokomis send Doug Edwards and Dennis Kresier to the Municipal Infrastructure Conference in Humboldt at a cost of one hundred and twenty-nine dollars ($129.00) plus expenses on April 24-25, 2013.                
CARRIED         

Kelly  Kirk  36/2013 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from Kelly Kirk to change the classification of the old Four J’s to residential pending the inspection by the Town Foreman. The zoning of the property must stay Commercial.         
CARRIED

Table letter From E Edwards 37/2013 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis Table the request from Ev Edwards until the next meeting for review.          
CARRIED

Primary Growth Letter 38/2013 Koenig Ken:   
The Town of Nokomis sent the letter to Gary Papic about the Waste Water Facilities.           
CARRIED

Reports:
Doug Edwards sent out his MSMA report to council on the packages and there were no questions.

Next Meeting 39/2013 Edwards Leah:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be March 9, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Nokomis Administration Building.  
CARRIED

Adjourn 27/2013 Edwards Leah:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 7:15 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
January 23, 2013
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan  

Present:    Mayor  David Mark

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Leah Edwards, Doug Edwards, Dennis Kresier, Jim Tait, Kalie Hendry, Ken Koenig        

Absent:                

Chief Administrative Officer:  Joanne Hamilton                  

A quorum being present, Mayor David Mark called the meeting to order at 4:25 pm    

Agenda  01/2013 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.                                                       
CARRIED

Minutes  02/2013 Tait Jim:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held December 12, 2012 as read.      
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports  03/2013 Leah Edwards:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED

Holidays 04/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the policy that you must use your holidays before March 31, there will be not be any carryover of holidays.                                                                                                                                                               
CARRIED

Financial  Statement 05/2013 Kresier Dennis:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending December 2012 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                                                                                                                                                 
CARRIED

List of  Accounts 06/2013 Koenig Ken:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                                                                                             
CARRIED

Correspondence 07/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Chief Administrative Officer be filed:               
1. SUMA                                                                                                                                                               
CARRIED

Delegation
4:45 pm – 5:05 pm

Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council

  Old Business:          

Main  08/2013 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the following recommendation  from the Waterworks and Sewer System committee meetings to gather more information from our new environmental representative on the possibility of routing the collected water in the Southwest lot (north of the playground) into the sewer system through a valve-controlled outlet.                                                  
CARRIED

Curbside Garbage 09/2013 Tait Jim:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the recommendation from the Waterworks and Sewer System committee to move to curbside garbage pickup for garbage only. The 60 month contract to start on May 1, 2013.                                                        
CARRIED

Waterworks Inventory 10/2013 Edwards Leah:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt into policy the following recommendation from the Water and Sewer System committee that the outside maintenance employees complete an inventory of the Waterworks system throughout town to assess the repairs needed to shut-off valves, curb stops and other critical aspects of the system to use in the development of the maintance.             
CARRIED 

Soil Testing Lagoon Site 11/2013 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis approve and authorize the following recommendation from the Waterworks and System committee to have the soil samples done at the Lagoon Site to ensure the site is suitable for the future development.  The samples will be a necessary piece to any future infrastructure applications made by the town for potential municipal, provincial and federal funding.  These samples will cost approximately $12,000.00.                                                                                                           
CARRIED

Infrastructure  Fee 12/2013 Koenig Ken:
That the Town of Nokomis approve and authorize the recommendation of the Waterworks and Sewer System committee to implement a surcharge of forty dollars(40.00) per quarter be added to ratepayers water bills starting with the January – April billing 2013 and this infrastructure fee will be reviewed annually.                                                                                                    
CARRIED

         First Meeting Business:

Hire  CAO  13/2013 Koenig Ken:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Joanne Hamilton to the position of town Chief Administrative Officer at the wage agreed upon by the Finance committee.                                                                                                                                                
CARRIED

Hire Town Foreman 14/2013 Koenig Ken:  
That the Town of Nokomis hire Tony Schmidt to the position of Town Foreman at a wage of twenty - one dollars and  three cents ($21.03) per hour for 2013.
CARRIED.                      

Hire Utility Personal 15/2013 Hendry Kalie: That the Town of Nokomis Donald Landru to the position of full time Utility helper at a wage of eighteen dollars and thirty- eight cents ($18.38) per hour for 2013.                                                                 
CARRIED

Hire Office  Assistant 16/2013 Edwards Leah:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Joyce Braun to the position of office assistant at a wage of thirteen dollars ($13.00) per hour for 2013.                                                                                                                                                                     
CARRIED           

Board of Revisions  18/2013 Koenig Ken:
That the Town of Nokomis retain the services of gh+  for Board of Revisions with a retainer fee of two hundred dollars($200.00) plus fees they charge for the convening of the Board of Revisions if needed.                                                                       
CARRIED

Assessor 19/2013 Edwards Doug:   
That the Town of Nokomis appoints Joanne Hamilton as the Assessor for 2013.                                                             
CARRIED

Auditor  20/2013 Koenig Ken:   
That the Town of Nokomis appoints MNP as our auditor for 2013.                                                                                 
CARRIED

Head of LAFIOP 21/2013 Edwards Doug:  
That the Town of Nokomis appoint Joanne Hamilton the Chief Administrative Officer as the ‘Head’ for the purpose of the Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CARRIED

Bond 22/2013 Kresier Dennis:  
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge the SGI bond that we carry through our town policy.                                          
CARRIED 

                 New Business:

Nokomis Library 23/013 Tait Jim:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Wheatland Library Nokomis Branch request for one thousand dollars ($1000.00) for 2013.                                                                                                                                                                       
CARRIED

Aerial Picture   24/2013 Edwards Doug:   
The Town of Nokomis purchase the aerial photo and cd from Prestige Air Photo for the price of two hundred and twenty nine dollars ($229.00) which included a one hundred dollar value ($100.00)J-peg.                                                                          
CARRIED

The Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton will be taking the following holidays and the office will be closed from March 18 -26 inclusive. It will be advertised on the website and on posters in town.                  

Predator Officer 25/2013 Kresier Dennis:  
That the Town of Nokomis appoint Willard Beeler as the Predator Control officer for 2013.                                              
CARRIED

Reports 
Doug Edwards sent out his MSMA report to council ion the packages and there were no questions.

Next Meeting 26/2013 Koenig Ken:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be February 13, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. at the Nokomis Administration Building.
CARRIED

Adjourn 27/2013 Tait Jim:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 7:30 pm

Town of Nokomis
December 12, 2012
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan  
Present:    Mayor  David Mark

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Leah Edwards, Doug Edwards, Dennis Kresier, Jim Tait, Kalie Hendry, Ken Koenig        

Absent:                

Chief Administrative Officer:  Joanne Hamilton                  

A quorum being present, Mayor David mark called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm    

Agenda  201/2012 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.           
CARRIED

Minutes  202/2012 Koenig Ken:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes  of the regular meeting of Council held November 21, 2012 as read.
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports 203/2012 Edwards Leah:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED   

Delegation:   

7:10pm – 7:35 pm
Kerry Vaughan came from Loraas to inform the new council the advantages of front street pickup.

7:35 pm – 7:45 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt and Assistant Foreman Don Landru joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council

Financial Statement 204/2012 Edwards Doug:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending November 2012 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED

List of  Accounts 205/2012 Koenig Ken:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED

Correspondence  206/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Chief Administrative Officer be filed:               
1. Munisoft     
2. House of Commons     
3. Water Security Agency     
4. Regional Planning Report     
5. Water Reports     
6. MSMA Report     
7. Housing Workshop Report     
8. Nokomis Taxable Assessment – Doug Edwards     
9. SHR     
10. SAMA     
11. MNP     
12. THRL                                
 CARRIED   

Old Business:             

The drainage on Main Street was tabled and to be put on the agenda next meeting.

Landfill  Fees  207/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis set the following schedule of fees for the Nokomis Transfer station:   

   
Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, appliances and furnaces (Please remove doors on refrigerators and freezers  $10.00 per item          

Regular Sofa        $10.00       
Pull out Sofa        $20.00      
Living Room Chairs                     $10.00 per item      
Single Mattress & Box Spring     $5.00                    
Double, Queen, King Mattress & Box Spring, Table & Chairs   $10.00       
Unpainted Wood, Yard and Garden Waste   
 FREE The above items must be prepaid and a receipt from the Town office     must be produced to the gate attendant before the above can be dumped. The Chief Administrative officer will send the draft to the committee before advertising.                                             
 CARRIED 

     New Business:

Tax Incentives & Penalties  208/012 Edwards Doug:
Bylaw No. 2012-05, being a bylaw to establish property Tax Incentives and Penalties be read a first time          
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2012-05, being a bylaw to establish property Tax Incentives and Penalties be read a second time.
CARRIED


That Bylaw No. 2012-05, being a bylaw to establish property Tax Incentives and Penalties be given three readings.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

That Bylaw No. 2012-05, being a bylaw to establish property Tax Incentives and Penalties be read a third time and finally adopted.
CARRIED

Finance  Committee   209/2012 Dennis Kresier:   
That the Town of Nokomis approves the recommendations from the Finance committee and implements the changes January 1, 2013.
CARRIED   

   
Assessment Workshop 210/2012Tait Jim:
The Town of Nokomis send Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton councillors Doug Edwards, Jim Tait and Dennis Kresier to the 2013 Assessment Revaluation & Property Tax Policy Workshop In Regina January 24, 2013 with a registration fee of eighty-four dollars ($84.00) plus expenses.           
CARRIED

Human Resources 211/2012 Edwards Doug: 
That the Town of Nokomis sign the Letter of Engagement of Services with Sagehill Community Futures to produce the Human Resources Strategy Manual.
CARRIED

Pest Control Officer 212/2012 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis hire ADD and Dennis Friend as the Pest Control Officer for 2013.
CARRIED 

Reports 

Kalie Hendry reported on the Nokomis Cemetery meeting and they have some concerns about planting more trees at the Cemetery. Janice Edwards also has been looking into other communities reclaiming graves.  Joanne Hamilton commented that we have no way of knowing when the graves were purchased and if and where we would start looking for the purchasers. The Town of Nokomis doesn’t keep records on when they were bought just know they have been bought and they have reserved them in the cemetery books.

Kalie Hendry also reported on the CTV Hometown Tour and she has received a picture and a CD that will be left in the Library for anybody’s viewing.

Jim Tait attended the Last Mountain Regional Park meeting and reported that the Park is in a good financial position and Dwayne Steve has been hired as the Manager.

Doug Edwards talked with Tim Ledding about the Lagoon Assessment and Tim suggested we do a soil test at the lagoon it could cost us anywhere from ten thousand ($10,000.00) to fourteen thousand dollars ($14,000.00) The final report should be here in the next 20 weeks.

Doug Edwards also talked about trying for a Sarcan Depot and the Chief Administrative Officer looked into it a few years ago to put into what is now the Edwards Mechanical building and told that they would not be opening anymore Depots.    Doug Edwards will also be touring the Greg McGovern from MSMA around our area on Saturday December 15, 2012.

David Mark reported on the Touchwood Hill Regional Landfill meeting. The Mayor also asked that the big ticket items on the agenda be discussed at the committee level and then brought to the council meeting.          

Next Meeting 199/2012 Kresier Dennis:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be January 23, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. at the Nokomis Administration Building.
CARRIED

Adjourn 200/2012 Hendry Kalie:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:30 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
November 21, 2012
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan  

Present:    Mayor  David Mark

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Leah Edwards, Doug Edwards, Dennis Kresier, Jim Tait, Kalie Hendry, Ken Koenig        

Absent:                

Chief Administrative Officer:  Joanne Hamilton                  

A quorum being present, Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  

The oath of office was read and signed by Mayor and Councillors.

Mayor David Mark took over the meeting. 

Agenda  181/2012 Ken Koenig:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.          
                                                                                                                                                                     CARRIED

Minutes  182/2012 Edwards Doug:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes  of the regular meeting of Council held October 18, 2012 as read.

                                                                                                                                                                     CARRIED

Holiday  Sick Reports 183/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
                                                                                                                                                                     CARRIED

Financial Statement 184/2012 Kresier Dennis:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending October 2012 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.               
                                                                                                                                                                     CARRIED     

Delegation:  
7:15 pm – 7:55 pm     
Bullee Consulting Ltd Tim Ledding came out and when over the report on the capacity of the Lagoon that was Commissioned by the Town of Nokomis.

7:55 pm – 8:15 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt and Assistant Foreman Don Landru joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council  

Bottled Water 185/2012 Hendry Kalie    
That the Town of Nokomis set the price for 18L bottled water from the main street pipe stand at two dollars ($2.00).                                                                                                                                                                         CARRIED

Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton will look into landfill fees in our area for dumping loads of garbage etc.

Kalie Hendry brought up that the guest book on the webpage is not working.      

List of  Accounts 186/2012 Tait Jim:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
                                                                                                                                                                       CARRIED

Correspondence 187/2012 Edwards Leah:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Chief Administrative Officer be filed:               
1. MSMA Report     
2. SUMA Welcome     
3. Royal Canadian Legion                                
                                                                                                                                                                      CARRIED

Human Resources 188/2012 Ken Koenig: 
That the Town of Nokomis hire Sagehill to produce a manual that Manual will contain the Town of Nokomis mission statement, job descriptions, policies and forms of leave of absence, sick leave, holidays and performance reviews etc. at a cost of fifteen hundred dollars ($1500.00).                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                      CARRIED   

Old Business:             

The drainage on Main Street was tabled and to be put on the agenda next meeting.

Loraas Proposal to be put on the December Agenda.     

Donors Choice 189/2012 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis give the Nokomis & District Donors choice a grant of one hundred and fifty dollars($150.00) for the purchase of receipts from the Last Mountain Times. The Last Mountain Times are giving us a cut rate on the receipts.                                                                                                                                                                                CARRIED

                                                                               New Business:

Xmas  Hours  190/2012 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis Christmas hours for the Administration Office be as follows:    
December 24, 2012 - Closed    
December 25, 2012 - Closed    
December 26, 2012 - Closed    
January 1, 2013    -   Closed                     

                                                                                                                                                                    CARRIED

Xmas Party   191/2012 Hendry Kalie:     
That the Town of Nokomis hold their annual Xmas party at the Nokomis Centennial Hall on December 9, 2012 with the Nokomis Hotel to cater. The price is fifteen dollars ($15.00) per plate. 
                                                                                                                                                                    CARRIED

     
MasterCard 192/2012Tait Jim:   
That the Town of Nokomis apply to Affinity Credit Union for a corporate MasterCard.
                                                                                                                                                                    CARRIED

The Chief Administrative officer will send a letter on behalf of the Town of Nokomis council asking that they value our land in the Town of Nokomis to show market prices for lots.

Extension Bridge Road 193/2012 Tait Jim:
That the Town of Nokomis amend the agreement with Bride Road Development to extend the option date from December 31, 2012 to June 30, 2013 as requested.           
                                                                                                                                                                   CARRIED

Committees 194/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the following committee changes:

GENERAL GOVERNMENT & FISCAL SERVICES  (Finance, Budget, License Insurance, Assessment, Administration, Employees) Chairman Kalie Hendry  Leah Edwards, Ken Koenig

TRANSPORTATION SERVICE ( Equipment, Streets, Sidewalks, Street Lights,  Snow Removal, Drainage) Chairman Doug Edwards, Ken Koenig, Jim Tait

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TOURISM,  RECREATION & CULTURE  (Rink, Hall, Town Property, Library, Regional Park,Physician’s residence) Chairperson Leah Edwards,  Kalie Hendry, Doug Edwards

WATERWORKS & SEWAGE SYSTEM, (Wells, Mains, Pump house, Reservoir,  Sewage Lift, Lagoon System, Landfill) Chairman Doug Edwards , Jim Tait,  Ken Koenig                                              

DEPUTY MAYOR   
January to February            Ken Koenig   
March to April                     Jim Tait   
May to June                        Kalie Hendry   
July to August                     Doug Edwards      
September to October          Leah Edwards   
November to December        Dennis Kresier

APPOINTMENTS

Physician Recruit & Retention   Kalie Hendry

Library Board     Kalie Hendry   Alternate Leah Edwards     

Beautification     

Fire Cooperative     Jim Tait            Leah Edwards         Dennis Kresier  

Recreation Facility Board    Kalie Hendry

Health Foundation     Dennis Kresier        

Recreation Board     Joanne Hamilton/Ken Koenig     

Cemetery      Kalie Hendry     

Regional Park Authority    Jim Tait

E.M.O. Representative    Dan Grajczyk

MSMA Representative    Doug Edwards

Health Authority     Fred Wright        Colleen McNichol

THRL Representative    David Mark            
                                                                                                                                                                     CARRIED

SUMA Convention  195/2012 Ken Koenig:
That the Town of Nokomis send CAO Joanne Hamilton, Jim Tait, Leah Edwards and David Mark to the 2013 SUMA Convention in Saskatoon with registration and accommodations and expenses paid.         
                                                                                                                                                                     CARRIED

Miter Saw 196/2012 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis replace Don Landru miter saw.            
                                                                                                                                                                     CARRIED

Hall Caretaker  197/2012 Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis hire Carole Kresier as the Nokomis Centennial Hall caretaker at a wage of twenty dollars ($20.00) per hour.           
                                                                                                                                                                     CARRIED

Minor Hockey Donation 198/2012 Koenig Ken:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize a donation of one hundred dollars($100.00) to the Nokomis Minor Hockey for Minor Hockey Day on January 19, 2013 with the stipulation that it be spent locally.         
                                                                                                                                                                     CARRIED      

Reports:       Kalie Hendry reported on the Wheatland Library meeting that she attended in Saskatoon.                

Next Meeting 199/2012Edwards Doug
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be December 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Nokomis Administration Building.  
                                                                                                                                                                     CARRIED  

Adjourn 200/2012 Hendry Kalie:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:30 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
October 18, 2012
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan  

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Willard Beeler, Doug Edwards        

Absent:                

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton           

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05 pm

Agenda  160/2012 Knouse Carolyn: That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.                                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                                           CARRIED Minutes  161/2012 Beeler Willard:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes  of the regular meeting of Council held August 22, 2012 as read.           
                                                                                                                                                           CARRIED

Send  letter to the Royal Canadian Legion expressing our disappointment with about the donation from the Town of Nokomis
not being spent locally.

Holiday Sick Reports  162/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
                                                                                                                                                           CARRIED

Financial Statement 163/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending September 2012 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
                                                                                                                                                           CARRIED     

Delegation:   7:30 am – 7:45 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council     

Kalie Hendry thanked the outside employees for all the work they did for the CTV Home Town Tour.

½ Ton Truck  164/2012 Knouse Carolyn:   
That the Town of Nokomis give the old ½ ton truck to Hendry’s Western Service in exchange for the fee for the tires that were taken out of the dump.                                   
                                                                                                                                                           CARRIED    

List of  Accounts 165/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  

                                                                                                                                                           CARRIED

Correspondence 166/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:               
1. Junction City News 2012     
2. Prairie Central District     
3. Amalgamated Contractors & Enterprises     
4. Watrous Police Reports     
5. AMEC Final Analytical Report                    
                                                                                                                                                            CARRIED

                Old Business:

The drainage on Main Street was tabled and to be put on the agenda next meeting.

Loraas Proposal to be put on the November Agenda.

Bylaw 2012-03  167/2012 McNichol Jake:
That Bylaw No. 2012-03, being a bylaw to prohibit the sounding of engine whistles at certain Canadian National Railway crossings in the Town of Nokomis be read a first time          
                                                                                                                                                            CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2012-03, being a bylaw to prohibit the sounding of engine whistles at certain Canadian National Railway crossings in the Town of Nokomis be read a second time            
                                                                                                                                                            CARRIED  

That Bylaw No. 2012-03, being a bylaw to prohibit the sounding of engine whistles at certain Canadian National Railway crossings in the Town of Nokomis be given three readings.            

                                                                                                                                     CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

That Bylaw No. 2012-03, being a bylaw to prohibit the sounding of engine whistles at certain Canadian National Railway crossings in the Town of Nokomis be read a third time and finally adopted.     

                                                                                                                                                           CARRIED 

Bylaw  2012-04 168/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That Bylaw No. 2012-04, being a bylaw to prohibit the sounding of engine whistles at certain Canadian Pacific Railway crossings in the Town of Nokomis be read a first time          

                                                                                                                                                           CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2012-04, being a bylaw to prohibit the sounding of engine whistles at certain Canadian Pacific Railway crossings in the Town of Nokomis be read a second time            
                                                                                                                                                            CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2012-04, being a bylaw to prohibit the sounding of engine whistles at certain Canadian Pacific Railway crossings in the Town of Nokomis be given three readings.

                                                                                                                                      CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

That Bylaw No. 2012-04, being a bylaw to prohibit the sounding of engine whistles at certain Canadian Pacific Railway crossings in the Town of Nokomis be read a third time and finally adopted.                        

                                                                                                                                                           CARRIED

Kalie Hendry reported that she had talked to CTV and they are a little behind and will send out the DVD of the day as soon as possible.         

New Business:      

Tax  Enforcement  169/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Unpaid tax report as presented and to start tax proceeding on the following properties:   
15-16  Block 04    Plan O5032  $1211.45   
19-20 Block 04   Plan O5032  $25.52   
21-22 Block 04 Plan O5032  $255.88   
18-19 Block 12 Plan O5032  $358.01   
25-27 Block 35   Plan O5032  $1558.26   
23-24 Block 36  Plan O5032  $258.90   
25      Block 36 Plan O5032  $58.34   
26      Block 36 Plan O5032  $251.01  

                                                                                                                                                            CARRIED      

Nokomis Rec Board 170/2012  Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge the Nokomis Recreation Financial Statement for October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012.                                                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                                                            CARRIED                    

Honorarium 171/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of one thousand dollars ($1000.00) to Willard Beeler’s Honorarium for his services as the predator Control Officer for 2012.            
                                                                                                                                                            CARRIED

Sale of Lots 172/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the sale of lot 32 Block 58 Plan R1923 at fifty dollars a frontage foot ($50.00).

                                                                                                                                                            CARRIED

MDLP  173/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the new council members to take the Community and Land Use planning course in Strasbourg on November 26, 2012.            
                                                                                                                                                           CARRIED

Donors Choice  174/2012 Knouse Carolyn:   
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of the 2012 Donors Choice mail out for the 2012 Campaign.            
                                                                                                                                                           CARRIED

Signs  175/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the replacement of the Health Centre Signs in and around Nokomis.

                                                                                                                                                         CARRIED      

Reports:      

Carolyn Knouse reported on the Beautification and they are looking into purchasing a new teeter totter for the park with leftover monies.      

Jake McNichol will be attending the Last Mountain Regional Park meeting on October 1, 2012 they have been dealing with Sk Environment and Health about lagoon issues.

Jake McNichol attended the Nokomis Recreation Centre meeting and the Town of Nokomis was asked about advertising on the Zamboni or on the rink walls.

Advertising 176/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the advertising at the rink on the wall by the player boxes ngfor one hundred dollars ($100.00) a year and ask Art Harding if he would make up the sign to go to the rink.

                                                                                                                                                         CARRIED

Regional  Planning 177/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the new councillors to attend the Regional Planning Conference at a cost of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) per member plus travel expenses.           
                                                                                                                                                        CARRIED

Willard Beeler repeated his concern with the lagoon assessment. The street lights are all good we have two (2) that stay on all day.

Doug Edwards submitted a report about the MSMA meeting and will look into the SEDA invoice we received this week when he and David Mark attend the housing workshop on October 19, 2012.

Fred Wright submitted the THRL financial report.

Next Meeting 178/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be November 21, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Nokomis Administration Building.

                                                                                                                                                      CARRIED  
Adjourn 180/2012 Beeler Willard:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:30 pm

 

 

 

Town of Nokomis
September 19, 2012
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Willard Beeler, Doug Edwards

Absent:                     

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton 

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:07 pm

Agenda:  148/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.           
                                                                                                                                                      CARRIED

Minutes:  149/2012 Beeler Willard:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes  of the regular meeting of Council held August 22, 2012 as read.           
                                                                                                                                                      CARRIED

Holiday  Sick Reports: 150/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
                                                                                                                                                      CARRIED

Financial Statement: 151/2012 Edwards Doug:  That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending August 2012 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
                                                                                                                                                      CARRIED 

List of Accounts:  152/2012 Knouse Carolyn:  That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
                                                                                                                                                      CARRIED

Correspondence: 153/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1. Urban Voice     
2. MSMA                             
                                                                                                                                                     CARRIED

Delegation: 7:30 am – 7:45 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

 Call THRL and find out who picks up their metals.          

Old Business:

The drainage on Main Street was tabled and to be put on the agenda next meeting.

Loraas Proposal to be put on the October Agenda.

Gate Attendant: 154/2012 McNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis hire Adam Landru as the gate attendant at twelve dollars ($12.00) per hour. The Chief Administrative Officer will notify and thank all the other applicants for their interest in the position.
                                                                                                                                                       CARRIED 

Lagoon Assessment: 155/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis award the contract to Bullee Consulting Ltd (BCL) for the Lagoon Assessment at a cost of six thousand and nine hundred dollars ($6900.00) for the Pre-Design.
Recorded vote requested:      
In Favor:   Doug Edwards    Jake McNichol         Kalie Hendry         Carolyn Knouse
Against:    Willard Beeler     Fred Wright               
                                                                                                                                                       CARRIED    

       New Business:  

Ducks Donation: 156/2012 Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis donate one hundred ($100.00) to the Royal Canadian Legion Nokomis Branch for the Ducks Unlimited Banquet.         
                                                                                                                                                       CARRIED      

Nokomis Dance: 157/2012Edwards Doug:   
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Nokomis Dance Club a grant for the 2012-2013 season.
                                                                                                                                                       CARRIED

Reports:      

Kalie Hendry reported on the CTV Hometown Tour. The Hometown Hero is Lois Mortenson. The schedule for the day is lunch will be served at the Nokomis Centennial Hall then onto the school as well touring to all our local attractions for the afternoon.

Paul O’Carroll has offered to take the crew up in the helicopter.

Supper and Live interviews will then be taped at the Nokomis Playground (depending on weather) or the Nokomis Recreation Centre. Everyone is welcome to both lunch and supper.      

Carolyn Knouse reported on the Beautification and they are looking into purchasing a new teeter totter for the park with leftover monies.

They would like to paint the concrete garbage container and get the boards put around the sand pile.

There also was talk about getting the school kids involved mapping the trees.  

Jake McNichol will be attending the Last Mountain Regional Park meeting on October 1, 2012. 

Next Meeting: 158/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be October 17, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Nokomis Administration Building.  
                                                                                                                                                       CARRIED  

Adjourn: 159/2012 Beeler Willard:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:45 pm

 

 

Town of Nokomis August 22, 2012 Regular Meeting
Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan 

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright 

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Willard Beeler 

Absent:    Doug Edwards                 

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton 

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:00 am 

Agenda:  129/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED 

Minutes:  130/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes  of the regular meeting of Council held July 18, 2012 as read.
CARRIED 

Holiday Sick Reports: 131/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED 

Financial Statement: 132/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending July 2012 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED  

List of Accounts:  133/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.
CARRIED 

MSMA Agreement: 134/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the MSMA Planning Agreement as presented.
CARRIED 

Correspondence: 135/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1. Nokomis Library     
2. MSMA     
3. WUQWATR     
4. MDCP Inter- Municipal Conference
CARRIED             

Delegation:
7:40 am – 8:30 am   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.
The following dates have been set as days our outside employees are to pick up trees and garden refuse: October 11, 2012 & October 25, 2012. We will advertise these dates in October 2012.          

Call Display: 136/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis put call display back on Tony Schmidt’s cell and add it to Don Landru’s cell contract.
CARRIED 

Asphalt:  137/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis order another 40 tonnes of asphalt from ASL to be delivered A.S.A.P.
CARRIED

 

  Old Business:

Gravel:  138/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis order 40 yards of gravel from Melron Backhoe Services.
CARRIED  

Manhole Repair: 139/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis replace the manhole that collapsed by 306 2nd Ave West. Melron Backhoes services will repair the manhole.
CARRIED

 

Gate Attendant: 140/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis advertise for a Gate Attendant for the Town of Nokomis Transfer Station in the Last Mountain Times for two (2) weeks and with posters on the bulletin boards.
CARRIED 

Resolution 126/2012 Edwards Doug for Engineer quotes for the capacity and expansion of the lagoon will be tabled until all members of council can be in attendance. 

Delegation:
9:00 am – 9:20 am
Loraas Disposal did a presentation on curbside pickup with recycle bins included in the pricing. It was tabled to September meeting.

Jake McNichol would like a spreadsheet on our costs for us picking up the garbage.

Website Approval: 141/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the final mockup of the Town of Nokomis webpage from vital effects.
CARRIED

New Business:

Voters List:  142/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis dispense with the voters list for the 2012 election.
CARRIED

Advance Poll: 143/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis hold the advance poll for the 2012 election at the Nokomis Centennial Hall on October 17, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm if needed.
CARRIED  

Husqvarna 128R: 144/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase two (2) Husqvarna 128R bush  from Logan Stevens Construction for two hundred and fifty nine dollars each plus taxes and the three (3) year consumer warranty.
CARRIED 

EMO Courses:  145/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the EMO Coordinator Dan Grajczyk to attend the EMO Courses with expenses paid.
CARRIED 

Reports:
Carolyn Knouse reported on the Beautification and the trees to be taken down and trimmed.  

Jake McNichol will be attending the Last Mountain Regional Park meeting. They need a copy of our agreement. 

Next Meeting: 146/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be September 19, 2012 at 7:00 p.m at the Nokomis Administration building.
CARRIED

Adjourn: 147/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:20 am

 

 

Town of Nokomis July 18, 2012 Regular Meeting
Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present: Mayor Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Doug Edwards, Willard Beeler

Absent:

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton
A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 4:00 pm

Agenda: 112/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED

Minutes: 113/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held June 20, 2012 as read.
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports: 114/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED

Financial Statement: 115/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending June 2012 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED

Delegation: 4:10 pm – 4:45 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

Leasing Agreement: 116/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis enter into a leasing agreement to lease the Imperial Oil site Lot 01-15 Block 51 Plan R1923 108 2nd Ave West for one dollar a year and Imperial Oil will be responsible for the yearly taxes.
CARRIED

Mower Parts: 117/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase the parts for the John Deere mower and budget to get a newer mower in 2013.
CARRIED

List of Accounts: 118/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.
CARRIED

Correspondence: 119/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:
1. Watrous Police Reports
2. R.M. Wreford
3. Horizon School Division
CARRIED

Old Business

Water Meter: 120/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis use the old coin meter on the small hose for drinking water.
CARRIED

New Business:

Street Closure: 121/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the closure of the north part of the intersection at 4th Avenue and the furthest eastern intersecting street on August 4, 2012 from the period of 7am to 4pm.
CARRIED

Special Events Permit: 122/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the special events permit for August 4, 2012 for the Nokomis Agricultural Fair.
CARRIED

Cell Phone : 123/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a Samsung Rugby ll from Sasktel with the basic package for the Assistant Foreman.
CARRIED

Building Permit: 124/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Building Permit submitted by Karen Lee to build a garage.
CARRIED

Abatements: 125/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the following Abatement for the 2012 tax year:
Lot 5-7 Block 02 Plan O5032 $850.55 Year 2
216 Ontario St Farm House $805.00 Base Taxes
26 O5032 $101.42 Ag Class
29+ $1024.54 Ag Class Build Demolished
325 2nd Ave East $1530.44 Last Year
CARRIED

Lagoon: 126/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the administrator contact engineering firms until a minimum of three bids for the assessment of and/or expansion of the town lagoons are received for consideration by council at the September 2012 meeting. A list of engineering firms contacted and their response is to be presented to council at the August 2012 meeting.
CARRIED

Reports:
Carolyn Knouse reported on the CIF & Infrastructure Grant with intake on August 2/Nov2012.


Kalie Hendry comment on the sidewalk at the school they will get to it in August.


Jake McNichol will be attending the Last Mountain Regional Park meeting on July 18, 2012 at 7:30pm.


Willard Beeler reported that the streetlights are all working!


Doug Edwards reported on the tennis court and the cost to resurface the court.

Next Meeting: 127/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be August 22, 2012 at 7:00 am at the Nokomis Administration building.
CARRIED

Adjourn: 128/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 6:10 pm

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Town of Nokomis June 20, 2012 Regular Meeting
Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Centennial Hall in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present: Mayor Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Doug Edwards, Willard Beeler

Absent:

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton
A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 4:05 pm

Agenda: 91/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED

Delegation: 4:10 pm – 5:00 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

Chainsaw: 92/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a 465 20in chainsaw from Logan Stevens Construction in Yorkton for five hundred and ninety- nine dollars ($599.00) plus taxes and shipping.
CARRIED

Minutes: 93/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held May 22, 2012 as read.
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports: 94/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED

Financial Statement: 95/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending May 2012 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED

List of Accounts: 96/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.
CARRIED

Correspondence: 97/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:
1. Ministry of Environment Reports
2. Communities in Bloom
3. Urban Voice
4. Prairie Central
CARRIED

Old Business:

Doug Edwards excused himself because of pecuniary interest.

Option to Purchase: 98/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis sign the agreement for the option to purchase as revised and amended for Lots 1-8 Block 13 Plan O5032 Ext 0 that Bridge Road Developments had drawn up for the prospective housing project. CARRIED

Doug Edwards returned to the meeting.

Coin Meter: 99/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase the new coin meter for the pipe stand from Wolseley Waterworks at a price of approximately five hundred and seventy- nine dollars and seventy five -cents ($579.75) plus GST.
CARRIED

New Business:

Offer to Purchase: 100/2012 Knouse Carolyn
That the Town of Nokomis accept the offer to purchase Lots 1-4 Blk 58 Plan R1923 at a price of four thousand dollars($4,000.00) and the option to purchase must be signed by Heather Tait.
CARRIED

Hall Fridge: 101/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a Miracool 1300S-1 cooler from Alsort for the community hall for two thousand and three hundred and ninety- five dollars ($2,395.00) plus taxes.
CARRIED

Tractor Tires: 102/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase two (2) tires for the Kubota tractor from Hendry's Western Service Firestone Super AlltracII-13.6x24- 8 ply for eight hundred and twenty- five dollars ($825.00) per tire plus installation and tire tax plus GST.
CARRIED

Sand Sealing: 103/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis accept Diamond Asphalt quote of sixty thousand and three hundred dollars ($60,300.00) plus GST for approx 22,000 meters of sand sealing in the Town of Nokomis.
CARRIED

Extension of Time Bylaw: 104/2012 McNichol Jake:
That Bylaw No. 2012-02, being a bylaw to extend the time requirement for the completion of the financial statements be read a first time.
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2012-02, being a bylaw to extend the time requirement for the completion of the financial statements be read a second time.
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2012-02, being a bylaw to extend the time requirement for the completion of the financial statements be given three readings.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

That Bylaw No. 2012-02, being a bylaw to extend the time requirement for the completion of the financial statements be read a third time and finally adopted.
CARRIED

Surveyor: 104/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Meridian Survey Ltd to pin and mark the following lots:Lots 1-4 Block 58 Plan 1923
Lots 27-32 Block 58 Plan 1923
Lot 25 Block 55 Plan 1923
Lots 25-27 Block 09 Plan O5032
CARRIED

Library Board: 105/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis appoint Evelyn Edwards as the new board member to the Nokomis Library Board.
CARRIED

Building Permit: 106/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the building permit for lot 13-15 Block 82 Plan G102 313 3rd Ave East.
CARRIED

Beautification Tree Letter: 107/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from the Nokomis Beautification Committee to send the tree trimming letter with the next water billing.
CARRIED

MNP Financial: 108/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis accept the 2011 Draft Audited Financial Statement from MNP and advertise the synopsis in the Last Mountain Times when the final draft is submitted to the Town of Nokomis.
CARRIED.

2012 Budget: 107/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the 2012 Revenues and Expenditures General Budget as presented and attached hereto and forming part of these minutes.
CARRIED

Landfill Hours: 108/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the following summer hours for the Nokomis Transfer Station:
Wednesdays  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturdays     1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CARRIED

Reports:
Carolyn Knouse reported on the Health Advisory meeting and that a pamphlet is being made up for our area.


Kalie Hendry comment on a few lots in town that have to have Bylaw 2005-06 applied. CAO Joanne Hamilton will send out letters.
The Town of Nokomis has to get a better map made to give out for lots for sale and to be put on the website. Joanne Hamilton will look into programs and businesses that have these services.


Jake McNichol will be attending the Last Mountain Regional Park meeting. They have received some grant money to help replace the liner in the pool.
Jake McNichol also attended the school review committee meeting to tie up some loose ends.


Willard Beeler reported that the following streetlights are out. Dominion and 2nd and 4th Ave East in front of Claude McNichol. Joanne Hamilton will report these outages to Sask Power. The signs need to be straightened up as most of them are on a slant.


Doug Edwards reported on the MSMA meeting developments. The Town of Watson has a bylaw enforcement officer hired and told us to contact the Town of Watson for more information.


R.M. of Wreford
: 109/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis pay for the cement portion of the R.M. of Wreford repairs in the amount of twenty nine hundred and sixteen dollars and ninety- six cents ($2916.96).
CARRIED

Next Meeting: 110/2012 McNichol Jake
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be July 18, 2012 at 4:00 pm at the Nokomis Administration building.
CARRIED

Adjourn: 111/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 8:50 pm

 

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Town of Nokomis May 22, 2012 Regular Meeting
Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present: Mayor Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Doug Edwards, Willard Beeler

Absent:

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton
A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm

Agenda: 73/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED

Minutes: 74/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held April 23, 2012 as read.
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports: 75/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED

Financial Statement: 76/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending April 2012 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED

List of Accounts: 77/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.
CARRIED

Garden Refuse: 78/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the pickup of garden refuse, trees and leaves twice a year early spring and late fall dates to be set at a later date due to the seasons and not be set on our regular garbage day.
CARRIED

Correspondence: 79/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:
1. Scenic Saskatchewan
2. Touchwood Hills Regional Landfill
CARRIED

Delegation: 7:40 pm – 8:00 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

Old Business:

CAO Joanne Hamilton gave Doug Edwards the report of lots in town through an excel spreadsheet for the minimum tax discussion with 3 properties that both Doug Edwards and Carolyn Knouse pointed out so Joanne Hamilton will look into the lot size and correct the report.

Pump: 80/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase the backup distribution pump from Municipal Utilities Central with all the fitting for the price as quoted one thousand and eight hundred dollars ( $1800.00) for the pump and the fitting and hoses for three hundred dollars($300.00).
CARRIED

Option to Purchase: 81/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis sign the agreement for the option to purchase the Lots 1-8 Block 13 Plan O5032 Ext 0 that Bridge Road Developments had drawn up for the prospective housing project.
CARRIED

RM of Wreford: 82/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis replace the sidewalk beside the R.M. of Sidewalk Wreford at 118 Main Street.
DEFEATED

New Business:

Call Out Policy: 83/2012 Knouse Carolyn
That the Town of Nokomis approve the following policy for call outs. The Mayor/Deputy Mayor will make the decision to call out the outside employee’s he will then contact the Town foreman and he will contact the person on call for that weekend.
CARRIED

Trees: 84/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis outside employees trim the trees on the boulevards on 2nd and 3rd Ave. Doug Edwards suggested Janice Edwards and Carolyn Knouse will take a walk and mark the trees that need to be trimmed.
CARRIED

Computer Quote: 85/2012 McNichol Jake:
That he Town of Nokomis approve the purchase of a new computer system from Munisoft at a cost of two thousand six hundred and fifty - six dollars ($2656.00) installed and including file transfer and software re-configuration.
CARRIED

LMRP Donation: 86/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from Last Mountain Regional Park for a donation for the annual July 1 celebration. The CAO will purchase a fifty dollar ($50.00) gift certificate from Kirks and one from Buds and Blossoms.
CARRIED

Dr Grass Cutting: 87/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the outside employees put in the Dr House owned by the Town in the rotation for grass cutting.
CARRIED

Summer Student: 88/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the hiring of Adam Landru for the position of Summer Student starting June 1, 2012.
CARRIED

Reports:

Carolyn Knouse suggested some changes to the Town website for it to be more interactive and user friendly. They are hoping to have the play structure installed by mid June. Now that the Legion hall has been sided they are going to approach Jim and Maureen Tait to see if they could do a Movie in the Park.

Kalie Hendry attended the Wheatland Library meeting Nokomis Branch.

Jake McNichol will be attending the Last Mountain Regional Park meeting May 23, 2012.

Willard Beeler reported that the following streetlights are out. Dominion and 2Nd and 4th Ave East in front of Claude McNichol. Joanne Hamilton will report these outages to Sask Power.

Fred Wright reported that the THRL AGM is June 13, 23012 in Raymore and that the Nokomis Health Authority meeting is May 23, 2012 at the Nokomis Centennial Hall.

Next Meeting: 89/2012 Hendry Kalie
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be June 20, 2012 at 4:00 pm at the Nokomis Administration building.
CARRIED

Adjourn: 90/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 11:16 pm

 

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Town of Nokomis April 23, 2012 Regular Meeting
Held in the Council Chambers of the Nokomis Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present: Mayor Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Doug Edwards,

Absent: Willard Beeler

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton
A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm

Agenda: 60/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED

Minutes: 61/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held March 21, 2012 as read.
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports: 62/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED

Financial Statement: 63/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending March 2012 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED

List of Accounts: 64/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.
CARRIED

Correspondence: 65/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:
1. Municipal Utilities Central Ltd
2. Sask Park and Recreation Association
3. RCMP Report
CARRIED

June Park Month: 66/2012 Edwards Doug: That the Town of Nokomis in recognition of the benefits and values that recreation, parks and leisure services provide, do herby designate the month of June as June is Recreation & Parks Month.
CARRIED

Old Business:

Delegation: 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

Gravel: 67/2012 McNichol Jake
That the Town of Nokomis order gravel from Melron Backhoe Services and have them gravel the priority roads as set by town foreman Tony Schmidt.
CARRIED

Prohibited Lots: 67/2012 McNichol Jake
That the Town of Nokomis prohibits the sale of Lots 1-6 Blk 12 Plan O5032 and Lots 3-12 Blk 11 Plan O5032 as recommended by the 1974 survey and 2012 recommendation of the engineers Walker Projects for the Town of Nokomis drainage to the surveyed holding ponds.
CARRIED

New Business:

2012 Confirmed Education Mill: 68/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That he Town of Nokomis approve and acknowledge the 2012 Confirmed Education Mill rates of Agricultural 3.91 mills Residential Property 9.51 mills and Commercial 12.25 mills as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes.
CARRIED

NCSR: 69/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approves the payment of three thousand and nine hundred and thirty dollars and eighty-seven cents ($3,930.87) for the advertising for the Nokomis School Community Review.
CARRIED

That the outside employees make a sign to put in the sign corridor to Advertise the campground. Kalie Hendry will look into the golf course sign and Doug will talk to Lawrence about moving the NHL sign to the corridors as well as talk to Ev Edwards about another Bridge Road sign to put in the corridor.

CAO Joanne Hamilton will write a letter to Ev Edwards and attach the resolutions and building Bylaws and zoning requirements for the Bridge Roads Projects requested by Doug Edwards.

CAO will resend the letter mailed on December 22, 2011 to the ADD Board as well as a copy of the November request letter and resolution made on December 21, 2011 at their regular council meeting to Laurie Regier.

Building Permit: 70/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the building permit for lots 26-29 Block 11 Plan O5032 111 3rd Ave East.
CARRIED

Reports:

Kalie Hendry reported on all the work being done on surrounding communities and would like to see Nokomis start to have a plan for future growth. BHP is thinking of training workshops for grant writing. The Bridge Road projects in Lanigan and Watrous are breaking ground. We will try and look into what Young is doing with the affordable housing project.

Carolyn Knouse reported the Beautification will be meeting shortly to get the playground equipment set up and anchored.

The Town of Nokomis will look into policy for emergency call outs.

Joanne Hamilton will find out from vital effects when we can expect the changes on the website to take place.

Next Meeting: 71/2012 Hendry Kalie
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be May 16, 2012.
CARRIED

Adjourn: 72/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:16 pm

 

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Town of Nokomis March 21, 2012 Regular Meeting
Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present: Mayor Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Doug Edwards

Absent: Willard Beeler

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton
A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05 pm

Agenda: 41/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED.

Minutes: 42/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held February 15, 2012 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 43/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 44/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending February 2012 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 45/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.
CARRIED

Correspondence: 46/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:
1. THRL
2. 2012 PIER Regional Housing Summit
3. Davidson and Rural Area Spirit
4. Central Area Transportation
5. ACME
6. C.S.A.A.
7. Prairie Central
8. SAMA
9. SUMA
CARRIED.

Old Business:

Pump House Repairs: 47/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Sean Edwards to order the parts and do the repairs needed at the Water Treatment Plant.
CARRIED.

Delegation: 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

The CAO is to call Walker Projects (Epec Consulting) about the drainage on Main Street.

Sub Division Costs: 48/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize Walker Projects to get the costs of the costs for the new sub division.
CARRIED

Delegation: 8:00 pm – 8:35 pm
Tim Hendry and David Mark attended the meeting to update on the Nokomis Community School Review.

New Business:

Audit Service Plan: 49/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve and acknowledge the MNP Audit Service Plan.
CARRIED

Workshop: 50/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis send the CAO Joanne Hamilton, Joyce Braun and Teresa Strachan to the Election Workshop on May 24, 2012 at cost of eighty- four dollars ($84.00) per person plus expenses.
CARRIED

Election Remuneration: 51/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis remuneration for the 2012 Civic Election be set as follows
Returning Officer $300.00 per day
Deputy Returning Officer $200.00 per day
Poll Clerk $200.00 per day
plus the cost of meals if an election is warranted.
CARRIED

MOG: 52/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge the letter from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs acknowledging the Municipal Operating Grant for 2012/2013 in the amount of eighty one thousand and four hundred and twenty- two ($81,422.00).
CARRIED

SUMA Membership: 53/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of the 2012 SUMA membership fee for 2012 in the amount of seven hundred and thirty- seven dollars and thirty cents ($737.30).
CARRIED

Tax Concession For Bridge Road: 54/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the following tax concessions for the Bridge Road Development project two(2) years tax free from the completion date or the first resident moving into the complex.
CARRIED

Imperial Oil Site: 55/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis inform Al Melanchuk that the Imperial Oil site could not be used for storage of junked machinery or RV parking as it is not zoned as industrial but zoned commercial.
CARRIED

Housing Summit: 56/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize Fred Wright to attend the Housing & Development Summit in Regina on April 24 & 25, 2012 at a cost of one hundred and ninety -five ($195) plus GST and travel expenses.
CARRIED

UMAAS Convention: 57/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the CAO Joanne Hamilton to attend the UMAAS Convention June 5th – 8th, 2012 in Saskatoon at a cost of one hundred and eight- nine dollars ($189.00) plus travel and accommodation expenses.
CARRIED

Reports:
Jake McNichol reported that the lake is getting ready for the 2012 season. The Nokomis Recreation Centre has been shut down for the season.

Doug Edwards updated council on the current Bridge Road Development Project.

Next Meeting: 58/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be April 25, 2012.
CARRIED

Adjourn: 59/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:45 pm

 

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Town of Nokomis February 15, 2012 Regular Meeting
Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present: Mayor Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Doug Edwards, Willard Beeler,

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton
A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05 pm

Agenda: 26/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED.

Minutes: 27/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held January 18, 2012 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 28/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 29/2012 Edwards Doug
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending January, 2012 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 30/2012 Knouse Carolyn
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.
CARRIED

Correspondence: 31/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:
1. Nokomis School Review Notes
2. Central Area Transportation Committee
CARRIED.

Old Business:

That we continue with the painting at the hall and that we make sure the renters pay the damage deposit.

Tables: 32/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis replace the old wooden tables in the banquet room with plastic folding tables and put the old wooden tables up for sale.
CARRIED.

Web Design: 33/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Vital Effects to redesign and train the CAO Joanne Hamilton.
CARRIED.

New Business:

The CAO Joanne Hamilton will talk to the Town of Watrous about sharing their dog catcher to try and control our dog and cat  populatioin that are running at large.

Delegation: 7:30 pm – 7:50 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

Chairs: 34/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase eight (8) new council chairs from Supreme Office Products.
CARRIED

MLDP: 35/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of the MLDP course that Doug Edwards attended in Regina on February 14, 2012 at the Regina Inn at a cost of one hundred and thirty one dollars and twenty- five cents ($131.25) plus mileage.
CARRIED

First Aid Course: 36/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve and authorize payment of one hundred and sixty dollars to the Nokomis and District Fire Coop ($160.00) first aid course Don Landru attended for his one point six CEU (1.6) for his water certification requirements.
CARRIED

Delegation: 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Nokomis Community School committee members Tim Hendry, Betty Styles and Lois Mortenson attended the meeting to update the council on what has been happening with the Nokomis School Review. The Committee will be sending out community packages as well as sending packages to the Premier and the Minister of Education and our MLA.

Sale of Existing Lots and Hookups: 38/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis sell existing service lots at $100.00 a frontage foot and that policy be set that all costs for tapping into to the water and sewer line’s on the street be that of the ratepayer with a recommendation that Melron Services be used to complete the tie in to water and sewer lines.
CARRIED

Nokomis District Museum: 39/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge the Nokomis and District Museum Heritage Co-operative Annual report 2011.
CARRIED

Salute to Agriculture: 40/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis advertise in the Last Mountain Times in the Agriculture Issue.
CARRIED

Reports:

Carolyn Knouse reported on the Nokomis Beautification

The Nokomis Health Foundation Board held a meeting and they will have to start raising funds to replace the flooring in the older wing of the Heath Centre. 

Jake McNichol reported that the lake is getting ready for the 2012 season. 

Doug Edwards presented council with a chart of possible land prices for taxation purposes. 

Doug Edwards will be away and won’t be able to attend the MSMA meeting in Jansen on March 1, 2012 so Fred Wright will attend and he will be away for the April 1st meeting held in Nokomis but one of the councilors will be attending. 

Willard Beeler reported that all the streetlights are working. 

Next Meeting:  39/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be March 21, 2012.
CARRIED         

Adjourn:   40/2012Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:30 pm

 

 

Town of Nokomis
January 18, 2012

Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan 

Present: Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors:  Kalie Hendry,  Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Doug Edwards, Willard Beeler,                                

Absent: Hazel Eddy          

Chief Administrative Officer:    Joanne Hamilton           

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05 pm 

Agenda:  01/2012Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED.

Resignation: 02/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis accept the resignation of town councilor Hazel Eddy effective January 1, 2012.
CARRIED.

Minutes: 03/2012 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes  of the regular meeting of Council held December 21, 2011 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports 04/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED.

Financial Statement:  05/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending December, 2011 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 06/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.
CARRIED

Correspondence: 07/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:
1.  Prairie Innovation     
2.  R.M. of Wreford     
3.  SAMA     
4.  SaskPower     
5.  Urban Voice     
6. Framework for Rural Policy
CARRIED..


     Old Business:

That we continue with the painting at the hall.

CAO Joanne Hamilton will email to Ron about the website and she if she will be able to access and update from the office. Kalie Hendry will speak with Ron when he is home.

  First Meeting Business:

Hire CAO:  08/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Joanne Hamilton to the position of town Chief Administrative Officer at the wage agreed upon by the Finance committee.
CARRIED.

Hire Town Foreman: 09/2012Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Tony Schmidt to the position of Town Foreman at a wage of twenty dollars and three cents ($20.03) per hour for 2012.
CARRIED.                     

Hire Utility Personal: 10/2012Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis Donald Landru to the position of full time Utility helper at a wage of sixteen dollars and seventy cents ($16.70) per hour for 2012.
CARRIED.

Hire Office Assistant: 11/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Joyce Braun to the position of office assistant at a wage of thirteen dollars ($13.00) per hour for 2012.
CARRIED.

Regular Meeting Dates: 12/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis set the regular meeting dates as  every third Wednesday of the month.
CARRIED.

Board of Revisions: 13/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis set the following remuneration for the board of revisions for 2012:
Chairperson:   $ 20.00 per hour    
Secretary:       $15.00 per hour    
Board Member: $15.00 per hour
CARRIED.

Assessor: 14/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis appoints Joanne Hamilton as the Assessor for 2012.
CARRIED. 

Auditor:  15/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis appoints MNP as our auditor for 2012.
CARRIED. 

Head of  LAFIOP: 16/2012 Edwards Doug:That the Town of Nokomis appoint Joanne Hamilton the Chief Administrative Officer as the ‘Head’ for the purpose of the Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
CARRIED. 

Appointment of Committees: 17/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis appoint the following committees for 2012:

GENERAL GOVERNMENT & FISCAL SERVICES: Chairman Jake McNichol (Finance, Budget, License Insurance, Assessment,  Administration, Employees) Doug Edwards,Carolyn Knouse,Willard Beeler, Kalie Hendry

PROTECTIVE SERVICES: Chairman Willard Beeler (R.C.M.P., Fire Department, E.M.O.,Fire Inspector) Kalie Hendry,  Carolyn Knouse

TRANSPORTATION SERVICE:  Chairman – Willard Beeler (Equipment, Streets, Sidewalks, Street Lights,  Snow Removal, Drainage) Jake McNichol, Doug Edwards

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TOURISM: Chairman Jake McNichol RECREATION & CULTURE (Rink, Hall, Town Property, Library, Regional Park, Physician’s residence)  Doug Edwards, Kalie Hendry    

ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT & HEALTH SERVICES: (Landfill, Cemetery, Land Sales, Pest Control,  Health District, Trailer Court, Decorative Lighting, Health Centre)  Chairman Carolyn Knouse,  Kalie Hendry,  Willard Beeler

WATERWORKS & SEWAGE SYSTEM: (Wells, Mains, Pump house, Reservoir,Sewage Lift, Lagoon System) Chairman Willard Beeler, Kalie Hendry, Carolyn Knouse

DEPUTY MAYOR:
January, February & March              Willard Beeler   
April, May & June                              Kalie Hendry   
July to August                                   Doug Edwards      
September to October                     Carolyn Knouse   
November to December                   Jake McNichol

APPOINTMENTS

Physician Recruit & Retention        Kalie Hendry
Library Board                                   Kalie Hendry  
Beautification                                 Carolyn Knouse
Fire Cooperative                              Willard Beeler           Fred Wright        Carolyn Knouse  
Recreation Facility Board                Jake McNichol
Health Foundation                           Carolyn Knouse       
Recreation Board                            Joanne Hamilton     
Cemetery                                         Kalie Hendry     
Regional Park Authority                  Jake McNichol
E.M.O. Representative                     Dan Grajczyk
MSMA Representative                      Doug Edwards
CARRIED.

 

Predator Control Officer: 18/2012 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis appoint Willard Beeler, Predator Control Officer for 2012.
CARRIED.

Bylaw 2012-01 19/2012 Doug Edwards:
That Bylaw No. 2012-01, being a bylaw to provide for the appointment of a Predator Control Officer be read for the first time.
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2012-01, being a bylaw to provide for the appointment of a Predator Control Officer be read a second time.
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2012-01, being a bylaw to provide for the appointment of a Predator Control Officer be given three readings.              CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY 

That Bylaw No. 2012-01, being a bylaw to provide for the appointment of a Predator Control Officer be read a third time and finally adopted.
CARRIED.

Delegation: 7:35 pm – 8:00 pm
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

 

  New Business:

CAO  Holidays: 20/2012 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton to take holidays on March 9-16 inclusive and April 12-19 inclusive.
CARRIED

Scenic Sk:  21/2012 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize The Western Producer to reserve an advertising spot in the Scenic Saskatchewan magazine for 2012.
CARRIED

Tax Arrears Withholding Service: 22/2012 Edwards Doug
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the CAO to write a letter to the ratepayer with outstanding taxes informing them if the taxes are not paid that the Town of Nokomis will withhold services.
CARRIED

Library Grant: 23/20121Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the grant of three thousand four hundred and eighty- seven dollars and fifty cents ($3487.50) for the 2012.
CARRIED      

Reports:
Carolyn Knouse reported on the Nokomis Beautification has ordered the play structure and it is due to arrive the end of February.

Kalie Hendry attended a Cemetery Committee meeting. They would like to order trees when the town orders from the PFRA. She also attended the Library meeting.

Jake McNichol reported that the lake has been quiet and that they will be advertising soon for the 2012 season. He has also attended all the Nokomis Community School review meetings. They meet with BHP, Greg Brkich, and with the lawyer and will be meeting with Horizon School Division on January 30, 2012.

Doug Edwards presented council with a chart of possible land prices for taxation purposes.

Willard Beeler reported that all the streetlights are working and that we may have to look into a new meter for the pipe stand as the government is coming out with lighter coins.

Next Meeting: 24/2012 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next meeting to be February 15, 2012.
CARRIED  

Adjourn: 25/2012Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:30 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
December 21, 2011
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers nof the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Doug Edwards, Willard Beeler,         

Absent:   Hazel Eddy

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton   

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05 pm

Agenda:  211/2011Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED.

Minutes:  212/2011Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes  of the regular meeting of Council held November 17, 2011 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 213/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED.

Finance Committee: 214/2011Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the Finance committee meeting of Council held December 14, 2011 be approved as read.
CARRIED.

Financial  Statement: 215/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending November, 2011 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED.

List of  Accounts:  216/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.
CARRIED

Correspondence:  217/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1.  Heritage Saskatchewan     
2.  SUMA                                        
CARRIED. 

Old Business:

Truck  Tender:  218/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis not accept the tender from Hendry’s Western Service for the half ton truck. That we retender the ½ half ton truck for sale as is and the tenders to close January 18, 2012 at 4:00 pm Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
CARRIED

Delegation:   8:00 pm – 8:15 pm     
Betty Haines and Merle Williams attended the meeting to discuss their concerns with dogs and cats running at large and excessive barking. The Town of Nokomis assured them that we are trying to deal with their and other concerns.

      New Business:

Water Refund:  219/2011 Knouse Carolyn:  That the Town of Nokomis refund Barrie McClughan’s, ninety one dollars ($ 91.00) for a 2011 prepaid water bill.
CARRIED

Senior Housing  Project : 220/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis give the Nokomis Senior Housing first right of refusal on lots 1-8 Block 13 Plan O5032 to expire on Dec 31, 2012.
CARRIED

Sub Division: 221/2011 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis has no objections to the proposed residential Subdivision of SW 14-30-22 W2M.
CARRIED

ADD:  222/2011Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the inspection of our landfill transfer station by Dennis Friend once a year.
CARRIED

Water Readings:  223/2011McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis estimate the water and sewer reading from Oct to Dec 2011 as the water and sewer rates are to be raised this billing.
CARRIED

Sale of  Lots:  224/2011 Hendry Kalie:
 That the Town of Nokomis sell Lots 1-4 Block 12 Plan O5032 to Heather Tait for one hundred dollars($100.00) with the understanding that the building up and landscaping the lots is at her expense and that she sign the Offer to Purchase agreement.
CARRIED

Sale of Lots: 225/2011Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis sell Lots 4-8 Block 1 Plan O5032 to Mei Wong Hung for a deposit of  one hundred dollars and the remainder to paid when the building plans are submitted to the Chief Administrative Officer at the Nokomis Administration. Mei Wong Hung will sign the offer to purchase contract.
CARRIED

Gravel:  226/2011  That the Town of Nokomis set a price of thirty dollars per bucket of gravel for 2012.
CARRIED

 Reports:

Carolyn Knouse reported on the Nokomis Beautification will decide which play structure that will fit the Nokomis Playground.

Kalie Hendry asked if it was possible to purchase catering equipment for the rink as they have to cart it from the hall to rink and back. Council told her to make a list and report back to them.

Jake McNichol has attended all the Nokomis School Review Committee meeting and they have hired a lawyer to help plead their case.

The street light at 3rd Ave by Dennis Kresier

Next Meeting: 227/2011 Doug Edwards:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the December meeting to be January 18, 2012.
CARRIED  

Adjourn: 228/2011Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:35 pm

         

Town of Nokomis
November 17, 2011
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Doug Edwards, Willard Beeler, Hazel Eddy         

Absent:   

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton   

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm

Agenda:  177/2011McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.            
CARRIED.

Minutes:  178/2011Beeler Willard:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes  of the regular meeting of Council held October 19, 2011 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 179/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 180/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending October, 2011 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED.  

List of Accounts: 181/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED

Correspondence: 182 /2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1.  Stantec     
2.  Urban Voice     
3.  BHP                                    
CARRIED.      

Old Business:

Tender:  183/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis tender the half ton truck for sale as is and the tenders to close December  21, 2012 at 4:00 pm Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
CARRIED.


Tender:  183/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis accept the tender from Barry McLaughlin for the property of 210 3rd Ave East lots 29-30 Blk 36 Plan O5032 for four thousand and five dollars ($4005.00).         
CARRIED

Delegation:   8:00 pm – 8:35 pm   
Tim Hendry and David Mark attended the meeting to update the council   about the school review . They have the full support of the Town of   Nokomis Council.

   New Business:

Winter Tires: 184/2011 Edwards Doug:  
That the Town of Nokomis purchase 4 Hankook Rw11 Pike studded tires from Hendry’s Western Service for the price of one thousand one hundred and ninety- two dollars and forty cents ($1,192.40).
CARRIED

Senior Hockey Program : 185/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase advertising at the cost of one hundred dollars($100.00)  in the Nokomis Senior Hockey programs for the 2011-2012 season.
CARRIED

Xmas Advertising : 186/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase the Christmas greeting from the Last Mountain Times at a cost of one hundred and thirty eight dollars and sixty cents ($138.60) plus GST.       
CARRIED

Xmas Party: 187/2011Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis hold their annual Xmas party at Nokomis Pizza at a cost of ten dollars ($10.00) per plate on December 11, 2011 at 5:00 pm with donations to the food bank.                                
 CARRIED

SUMA  Convention:  188/2011Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis send CAO Joanne Hamilton, Mayor Fred Wright and Councillor  Doug Edwards to the SUMA Convention January 29, 2012 to February 1, 2012.                                      
CARRIED

Meter: 189/2011  Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a Solinst Coaxial Cable Water Level Meter from Wolseley Water works Group for six hundred and forty eight dollars and forty- six cents ($648.46).                                   
CARRIED

EMO Course’s: 190/2011Eddy Hazel:  
That the Town of Nokomis send Dan Grajczyk to Emergency Operations Centre course in Moose Jaw February 8-9, 2012 and the Evacuation Contingency Planning March 7-8, 2012 paying his expenses.                                 
CARRIED

Holiday  Hours: 191/2011
That the Town of Nokomis set the following holidays hours as follows:    
December 26, 2011 – Closed    
December 27, 2011 – Closed    
January 2, 2012       -  Closed                
CARRIED

Special  Permit:  192/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the follows dates for the Special Events permit for the Nokomis Curling Club:
December 2-4, 2011   
February 3-5 , 2012   
February 14-15, 2012   
March 16-18, 2012
CARRIED

Sectional  Machine:  193/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase the parts from Wolseley Mechanical Group to fix the rotorooter machine at a cost of five hundred and sixteen dollars and forty cents ($516.40) plus taxes and budget for a new sectional machine in 2012.              
CARRIED

SUMA Resolution: 194/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis approve and submit the resolution as requested by the Nokomis School Committee to SUMA and be attached hereto and forming part of these minutes.
CARRIED

Nokomis School Committee: 195/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis support and assist the Nokomis Community  School Committee financially in their quest to hire a lawyer for the school review  process.
CARRIED

SGI Deductible: 196/2011 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of the deductible or the adjuster’s amount on Rhonda Hards damaged vehicle.
CARRIED

Donors Choice:  197/2011 Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis donate the photocopying the mail out sheets for the 2011 Campaign.
CARRIED 

Finance Meeting:  198/2011 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the finance committee to meet on Dec 14, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the administration office.
CARRIED

Minor Hockey: 199/2011McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis donate one hundred dollars ($100.00) to the Nokomis Minor Hockey Association for Minor Hockey Day 2012.
CARRIED

Bereavement 200/2011 Eddy Hazel:  
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the following policy for death of a family member of council or staff that we send out a sympathy card to the family.
CARRIED

Fire Hall Garage Door: 201/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis replace the garage door opener at the fire hall.
CARRIED

Reports:  Carolyn Knouse reported on the Nokomis Beautification is fundraising by selling tickets on a quilt.

Kalie Hendry attended the Adult Living meeting (Assisted Living /Senior Housing ). They are going to have a meeting to see who is interested in investing in the project set out by Bridge Road.

The EMO meeting was well attended and great suggestions have been brought forward. Joanne Hamilton will talk with the EMO Co-ordinate Dan Grajczyk about getting them implemented.

The street light at Masur’s is still out.

It should also be mentioned to Karen Lee and Gary Edwards that they should keep a tap dripping just in case the new pipes decide to break.     

Next Meeting: 202/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the December meeting to be December 21, 2011.
CARRIED  

Adjourn: 203/2011Edwards Doug:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:35 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
October 19, 2011
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Doug Edwards, Willard Beeler, Hazel Eddy         

Absent:   

Chief Administrative Officer:  Joanne Hamilton   
A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:10 pm

Agenda:  164/2011Beeler Willard:   
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.            
CARRIED.

Minutes:  165/2011Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes  of the regular meeting of Council held September 21, 2011 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 166/2011 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement:  167/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending September, 2011 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED.

Delegation:      
7:35 pm – 7:55 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council. 

8:00 pm – 8:35 pm
Ivan Nesdoly of Vital effect  a web design, media and marketing company gave us  a  presentation on a new software package to update the Nokomis Webpage. They have redone Kipling, Regina Beach, and Whitewood and Grenfell webpage’s.   

List of  Accounts:  168/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED 

Correspondence: 169 /2011 McNichol Jake:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1.  SPRA     
2.  Head Start at Home     
3.  Stantec              
4. District Official Community Plan     
5. Regional Library Board Report                                         
CARRIED.      

Old Business:

That the Town of Nokomis sign corridor be relocated as soon as possible

That the Town of Nokomis set policy to start replacing the sidewalks as prioritized by town council starting June 2012.

Tender:  170/2011 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis tender the house at 210 3rd Ave East Legal description lots 29-30 Blk 36 O5032 as is. Tender to be opened Nov 17, 2011. Lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.
CARRIED.

  

  New Business:

Rec Centre Financials: 171/2011 Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledges and accepts the Nokomis Recreation Centre 2010/2011 financial statement.
CARRIED 

Foreman Accommodations: 172/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the payment of Tony Schmidt’s hotel accommodation at a cost of three hundred and two dollars and ninety six cents ($302.96) for the Saskatchewan Waste Water Conference on November 16- 17, 2011.
CARRIED

Legion:  173/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a wreath from the Nokomis Legion for the 2011 Remembrance Day.
CARRIED

Horizon School Appointee: 174/2011Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis appoint Jake McNichol and Sandra Braun to the School Review Committee as requested by the Horizon   School Division # 205.                                 
CARRIED

Reports:  

Carolyn Knouse reported on the Nokomis Beautification is fundraising and applying for grants for the playground structure.

Carolyn Knouse and Evelyn Edwards will be attending the Charities Workshop on October 20, 2011. Evelyn Edwards has volunteered to take the position of secretary/treasurer on the Nokomis Health Centre Foundation Board.

Kalie Hendry attended the Assisted Living /Senior Housing meeting. The next meeting is Oct 24, 2011at the Nokomis Centennial Hall for the committee members.

Jake McNichol attended the LMRP meeting the park is looking at upgrading to all 30 amp sites. Jake attended the Nokomis Recreation Facility Board meeting they have purchased a Zamboni.

Doug Edwards has looked at the tennis court and will bring in his tractor to see if he can secure the fence posts into the ground.

Saskatoon Health Authority meeting is November 21, 2011 at the Nokomis Centennial Hall at 7:00 pm

EMO public meeting is set for November 9, 2011 Joanne Hamilton will advertise this meeting.

Next Meeting:  175/2011 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the November meeting to be November 17, 2011.
CARRIED  

Adjourn: 176/2011Beeler Willard:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:23 pm

 

 

Town of Nokomis
September 21, 2011
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Doug Edwards         Absent:   Willard Beeler

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm

Agenda:  145/2011Knouse Carolyn:   
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.            
CARRIED.

Minutes : 146/2011Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes  of the regular meeting of Council held August 17, 2011 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 147/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 148/2011 McNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending August, 2011 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED.

List of  Accounts: 149/2011 Edwards Doug:That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.
CARRIED.

Correspondence :150 /2011 McNichol Jake:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1.  Urban Voice     
2.  Prairie Central     
3.  Arena Ice Course              
4. Saskatoon Health region     
5. Prime Minister Volunteer Award     
6. SCC                                    
CARRIED.

Horizon School Division projected numbers are not accurate. SCC is not sure where they got the numbers.

A curling ice making course will be held at the Nokomis Recreation Centre on Nov 19- 20, 2011.

 

Delegation:  7:35 pm – 7:55 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

       Old Business:

Lawn Tractor:151/2011 Knouse Carolyn:   
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a block heater from Midwest Tractor in Raymore for the Kubota lawn tractor.           
CARRIED.    

EMO  152/2011 Eddy Hazel:   
That the Town of Nokomis send Dan Grajczyk to the Basic Emergency Management Course in Pangman on October 18 &19 with reimbursement of his hotel room and mileage and meals.
CARRIED.

That we schedule an EMO meeting of Council & Coordinator Oct 6, 2011 at 6:30 pm at the Nokomis Administration Office

  New Business:

Hazel Eddy declared a pecuniary interest and left the meeting at 8:10 pm

Formal Complaint:  153/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis address the formal complaint and set out traps and make sure the animals in question have been licensed.
CARRIED

A mail out for dogs and cats running at large will be sent with the water bills

Hazel Eddy returned to the meeting at 8:30 pm

Building Permits: 154/2011 McNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the following building permits:
Allan & Gladys Rahn – Building a garage    
Richard & Sam Kautz- Building an addition           
CARRIED

Legion Donation:  155/2011 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve a request for a one hundred dollar donation ($100.00) for the Ducks Unlimited Supper.
CARRIED

UMAAS Workshop:  156/2011 McNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis authorize to send Chief Administrative Officer to attend the Bylaw Preparation/Enforcement & Policy Manual Workshop in Prince Albert on November 16, 2011 at a cost of eighty dollars($80.00) for registration plus accommodations and mileage.
CARRIED

Title Requests: 157/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis proceed for titles on the following properties:
 Lots 26-27 Blk 37 Plan O5032  
Lots 28-29 Blk 37 Plan O5032  
Lots 35-37 Blk 36 Plan O5032  
Lots 10-13 Blk 19 Plan O5032  
Lots 37-38 Blk 04 Plan O5032  
Lots 20-21 Blk 09 PlanO5032
Lots 39 Blk 09 Plan 101794349  
Lots 13-13 Blk 33 Plan O5032
Lots 33-35 Blk 03 Plan O5032
CARRIED .

Quick Facts: 158/2011Eddy Hazel:  
That the Town of Nokomis orders one thousand (1000) Quickfacts with the changes from Supreme Printing.                       
CARRIED

Runoff Lift Station: 159/2011McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis construct a small reservoir for runoff at the lift that the large pump can access if we have lift station problems in the future.
CARRIED

Synopsis:  160/2011 Edwards Doug: 2010   
That the Town of Nokomis advertise in the Last Mountain Times the 2010 Synopsis of the financial position from MNP.         
CARRIED

Reports:  
Carolyn Knouse reported on the Nokomis Beautification Gazebo opening was a huge success.

Carolyn Knouse reported on the Community Development Committee is having a meeting October 24 at 7:30 pm and they are having a speaker give us some information about the Housing Complex they are building in Lanigan to see if is viable to build in Nokomis.

Carolyn Knouse and Ev Edwards will be attending the Charities Workshop on October 20, 2011.

Kalie Hendry attended the Nokomis Library meeting and the board will ask the percentage split between the R.M. of Wreford and Town of Nokomis be a 50/50 split in 2012. MSMA meeting in Drake on Oct 20, 2011 at 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Jake McNichol attended the LMRP meeting the pool skimmers are not working and it will cost between three thousand ($3000.000 to five thousand ($5000.00) to fix. John Cornelius is the new Park Manager.

Jake McNichol will be the Town of Nokomis representative on the Nokomis School Committee.  

Fred Wright reminded everyone that the Saskatoon Health Committee meeting will be October 12, 2011 in the Nokomis Centennial Hall at 7:00pm.

Joanne Hamilton will write a letter to R.M. of Wreford asking for funding for the ratepayers use of the Landfill.

The Town of Nokomis will ask Ron Isherwood to advertise the trailer court lots and put the 2010 Financial Synopsis on the Nokomis website.               

Next Meeting: 161/2011 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on October 19, 2011.
CARRIED  

November  Meeting:  162/2011 Edwards Doug:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the November meeting to be changed from November 16, 2011 to November 17, 2011.
CARRIED

Adjourn: 163/2011Eddy Hazel:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:00 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
August 17, 2011
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Willard Beeler, Doug Edwards         Absent:   Hazel Eddy

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm

Agenda:  129/2011Hendry Kalie:   
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED

Minute’s 130/2011Beeler Willard:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes  of the regular meeting of Council held July 19, 2011 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 131/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 132/2011 McNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending July, 2011 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED.

List of Accounts:  133/2011 Knouse Carolyn: That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED.

Correspondence: 134 /2011 Hendry Kalie
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1.  Vital Effect     
2.  STARS     
3.  MNP                                    
CARRIED.    

Joanne Hamilton will contact Ivan Nesdoly from Vital Effect to come out and do a presentation on Vital Effect.

        Old Business:

Dodge Truck : 135/2011 McNichol Jake:   
That the Town of Nokomis purchase the 2007 Dodge 1500 ST Regular Cab 4x4 from Hendry’s Western Service at a cost of sixteen thousand and nine hundred dollars ($16,9000.00) plus taxes.
CARRIED.

Delegation:   7:35 pm – 8:10 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

8:10 pm – 8:35 pm   
Green Teal Insurance Broker Ev Edwards attended the meeting to go over and explain our insurance policy.

Dr House Repairs: 136/2011 Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis will do the repairs that were suggested by the cleaning crew and will budget the replacement of the windows in 2012.
CARRIED.

Trailer Court  Rent: 137/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis increase the trailer court rental from thirty dollars to thirty-five dollars ($35.00) a month.
CARRIED

 

Waterworks Policy 2011/03:  138/2011 McNichol Jake:
That Bylaw No. 2011-03, being a bylaw to establish Water and Sewer Rate Policy.           
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2011-03, being a bylaw to establish Water and Sewer Rate Policy. be read a second time.
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2011-03, being a bylaw to establish Water and Sewer Rate Policy be given three readings.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY 

That Bylaw No. 2011-03, being a bylaw to establish Water and Sewer Rate Policy be read a third time and finally adopted.
CARRIED.

Bylaw  2011-04: 139/2011: Edwards Doug::
That Bylaw No.2011-04, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2009-01 to establish fixing rates to be charged for the use of water, water meters   and sewer, be read a first time.            
CARRIED

That Bylaw No.2011-04, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2009-01 to establish fixing rates to be charged for the use of water, water meters   and sewer, be read a second time.            
CARRIED

That Bylaw No.2011-04, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2009-01 to establish fixing rates to be charged for the use of water, water meters   and sewer, be given three readings.             
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

That Bylaw No.2011-04, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2009-01 to establish fixing rates to be charged for the use of water, water meters   and sewer be read a third time and finally adopted.            
CARRIED

Kubota Sweeper:  139/2011Edwards Doug
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a Kubota brush sweeper to be mounted on the new 2011 Kubota F3080 from Midwest Tractor at a cost of fifty - one hundred dollars($5100.00) plus taxes..                      
CARRIED

SGI:   140/2011Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis increase the following insurance values and authorize the Chief Administrative officer to add on any new equipment. Office Contents from 37,500.00 to 50,000.00 Community Hall from 213,000.00 SGI have made notes of upgrade Playground Equipment  from 6,000.00 -12,000.00.
CARRIED

Request for Title:  141/2011 Beeler Willard:  
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton to precede for title on the property at 210 3rd Ave East as set out by the requirements of The Tax Enforcement Act.
CARRIED

Sand Sealing: 142/2011McNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis contact Diamond Asphalt to sand seal the following locations 2nd Ave West patching, Carwash and Hendry’s garage on 2nd Ave west, intersection of Dominion and 2nd Ave East and  other locations to be announced if we have oil left over.                 
CARRIED

Reports:  
Carolyn Knouse reported on the Nokomis Beautification Gazebo it has been built where the monkey bars were, so they will decide where they should be installed at a later date. 
Nokomis Health Centre Foundation is looking for a secretary treasurer for the board. They are still planning a fundraiser to replace the flooring at The Nokomis Health Centre. The November date didn’t work out so they are looking at other dates. They received ten thousand dollar ($10,000.00) from the R.M. of Last mountain valley to replace the carpeting in the Dr Office. There next meeting is August 25, 2011.  

Jake McNichol reported that the LMRP have made an offer to a candidate for Park Manager.

The Nokomis Arena Support Committee has purchased a Zamboni.

Doug Edwards asked if there was any way we could rezone some properties in Nokomis. Joanne Hamilton will try to find out more information.

Willard Beeler commented on streetlights. They were just here on Monday to fix so he will get the office an update on the light to see if they are actually working.

Next Meeting: 143/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on September  21 ,2011            
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 144/2011Beeler Willard:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:10 pm

 

 

Town of Nokomis
July 19, 2011
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Joanne Hamilton recited the oath of office and the oath was signed Councillor Doug Edwards

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Hazel Eddy, Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Willard Beeler, Doug Edwards        

 Absent: 

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton  

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05p.m.

Agenda:  113/2011Knouse Carolyn:   
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED

Minutes: 114/2011MCNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes  of the regular meeting of Council held June 16, 2011 as read.
CARRIED.

Budget Meeting:  115/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the budget meeting held on June 27, 2011 be approved as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday  Sick Reports: 116/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 117/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending June 2011 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED 

List of Accounts:  118/2011 Knouse Carolyn: 
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.
CARRIED.

Correspondence: 119 /2011 Hendry Kalie :
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1.  WQUWTR Annual Report     
2.  Watrous RCMP Detachment Report     
3.  Urban Voice     
4.  THRL     
5.  LMRP Minutes     
6.  The Badger    
7.  Enterprise Now
CARRIED.

            Old Business:

Centennial Hall: 120/2011 Eddy Hazel:   
That the Town of Nokomis accept the quote from Superior Spray Foam to redo the Nokomis Centennial Hall as quoted with the ceiling cap on the renovations not exceeding twenty thousand dollars ($20, 000.00).
CARRIED.

Delegation: 7:30 pm – 7:50 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

 

Joanne Hamilton will send out letters to all the business asking if they are interested in adding signs to the sign corridor after it is moved this fall. They are responsible for the actual sign the Town of Nokomis Supplies the posts.        

Schira House Demolition: 121/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis contact Melron Services to demolish the property at 213 2nd Ave East. Willard Beeler has offered a piece of ground to have a whole dug and the house to be buried after harvest.   We will also contact Jim Frohaug to see if we can take it out to his pit west of Nokomis.
CARRIED

Joanne Hamilton will talk to Melron to see if they could do the Thacker house as well. Trent Ediger was given permission to tear it down from the Thacker’s. Joanne Hamilton will try and get hold of the Thacker’s

Delegation:      8:15 pm – 8:30 pm
Pat Shalapata attended the meeting and expressed her valid concerns about the water problem she has been experiencing and her other concern is the grass cutting. Council listened to her to and assured her that they would try to rectify the problems she has been experiencing. They thanked Pat for bringing these concerns to the attention of council.

New Business:

The Town council have arranged a walking tour on August 10, 2011 at 10:00 am to prioritize the sidewalks that need to be replaced.

Kubota Lawn Tractor:  122/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis accept the quote from Midwest Tractor for a new 2011 Kubota F3080, 4wd, suspension seat and a 2011 Kubota 60” side discharge mower at a total cost of twenty three thousand eight hundred dollars ($23, 800.00) with our trade in of 2005 Kubota F 2560-4wd c/w deck nine thousand and three hundred dollars ($9,300.00) net price therefore coming in at fourteen thousand five hundred dollars($14, 500.00) plus taxes.                  
CARRIED.

Letter to  Ratepayers: It has been requested that the Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Ratepayer Hamilton write letters to ratepayers asking to trim back there hedges.                

Gravel: 123/2011Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis order two hundred (200) yards of gravel to be stockpiled from Melron Backhoe Services.
CARRIED

Mayor Fred Wright and Hazel Eddy were excused from the meeting stating pecuniary interest.

Building Permit: 124/2011Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the building permit for the Nokomis Legion renovation as presented to council.
CARRIED

Mayor Fred Wright and Hazel Eddy returned to the meeting. 

In Camera: 125/2011 Eddy Hazel:  
That the Town of Nokomis council meeting go in camera at 9:45.
CARRIED

Out of In Camera: 126//2011 Knouse Carolyn
That the Town of Nokomis council meeting go out of the in camera session.               
CARRIED.

It was decided that the Town of Nokomis position of caretaker would be done internally and we thank Susan Harding for her services and wish her well with her future endeavors.

Reports:  
Carolyn Knouse reported on the Nokomis Beautification Gazebo and where it is too being placed. The Town of Nokomis wants the merry go round to remain a play structure at the Kinsmen Kiddieland.

Nokomis Health Centre Foundation is looking for a secretary treasurer for the board. They are planning a Supper and Live Auction fundraiser on November 5, 2011 to replace the flooring at The Nokomis Health Centre.  

Jake McNichol reported that the LMRP has 2 volunteers acting as Park Manager and they are going to advertise again for a permanent Park Manager.

Doug Edwards mentioned that Blair’s graveled the road and maybe we should find out what it cost and try and reimburse them. Joanne Hamilton called Blair’s and John Scruten told us they wouldn’t charge the Town of Nokomis but the Town of Nokomis is responsible to do the next gravelling.

Next Meeting: 127/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on August 17, 2011 at 7:00 pm.            
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 128/2011Beeler Willard:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:15 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
June 27, 2011
Budget Meeting Held at the Centennial Hall in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Willard Beeler, Carolyn Knouse,         Absent:  Jake McNichol, Hazel Eddy  

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton
A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  

Approval of  Agenda: 106/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the agenda as presented.
CARRIED

2011 Budget: 107/2011Beeler Willard:        
That the Town of Nokomis approve the 2011 Revenues and Expenditures General Budget as presented.           
CARRIED

Mill Rate: 108/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the uniform mill rate be set at 24.5 mills for the 2011 taxation year with base taxes as follows:    
Residential Improvements  $605.00    Land        $200.00   
Agricultural Improvements  $605.00    Land        $200.00
Commercial Improvements $765.00    Land        $200.00          
CARRIED

Bylaw  2011-01:  109/2011 Hendry Kalie;
That Bylaw No. 2011-01, being a bylaw to establish Base tax for Residential Improvements/Land, Commercial Improvements/Land and Agricultural Improvements/ Land be read a first time.
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2011-01, being a bylaw to establish Base tax for Residential Improvements/Land, Commercial Improvements/Land and Agricultural Improvements/ Land be read a second time.
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2011-01, being a bylaw to establish Base tax for Residential Improvements/Land, Commercial Improvements/Land and Agricultural Improvements/ Land be given three readings.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY 

That Bylaw No. 2011-01, being a bylaw to establish Base tax for Residential Improvements/Land, Commercial Improvements/Land and Agricultural Improvements/ Land be read a third time and finally adopted.
CARRIED.

Bylaw  2011-02: 110/2011 Hendry Kalie:That Bylaw No. 2011-02, being a bylaw to establish Property Tax Incentives and Penalties be read a first time.
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2011-02, being a bylaw to establish Property Tax Incentives and Penalties be read a second time.
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2011-02, being a bylaw to establish Property Tax Incentives and Penalties be given three readings.
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY 

That Bylaw No. 2011-02, being a bylaw to establish Property Tax Incentives and Penalties be read a third time and finally adopted.
CARRIED.

Abatements 111/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the following Abatements for the 2011 tax year:
Lots 57- Block 02 O5032 100% of Municipal Taxes
Blocks 29+ O5032 Change Classification from 100% to 70% Blocks 26 O5032  
Change Classification from 100% to 70% Lots 1-8 G129 Base tax 805.00
CARRIED.   

Adjourn:  112/2011 Knouse Carolyn:   
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn at 7:45 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
June 16, 2011
egular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Hazel Eddy, Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Willard Beeler         

Absent: 

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton  

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05p.m.

Agenda:  84/2011 Beeler Willard:   
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
CARRIED

Minutes: 85/2011Eddy Hazel:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes as amended of the regular meeting of Council held May 18, 2011 as read.            
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 86/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement:  87/2011 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending May, 2011 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED. 

List of Accounts:  88/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED.

Correspondence: 89 /2011 McNichol Jake
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1.  SEDA     
2. Urban Voice     
3 Prairie Innovation     
4. Michelle Cruise - Pratchler                        
CARRIED.

The Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton will include a note on the next Utility Billing about the policy for picking up receipts at the office when payment is made by cheques’s that come in the mail and Internet payments. Therefore clearing up any confusion that Michelle Cruise Pratchler expressed in her letter to Council.

Delegation: 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.   

  Old Business:

  The Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton will look into getting quotes from Action Roofing for the Centennial Hall roof

  The Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton will send a letter to the new Pioneer Manager concerning the sign corridor.

  Hazel Eddy and Kalie Hendry were excused from the meeting stating pecuniary interest.

 

Classification Change :  90/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from Kelly Bonneau for the change of Classification from Commercial to Agricultural assessment for Blocks 26, 27,29,30,31 and 32. 2011 taxes will reflect an abatement and it will be sent into SAMA for 2012 assessment change.
CARRIED.

Hazel Eddy and Kalie Hendry rejoined the meeting.

Demolition Permit:  91/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the demolition permit that Kelly Kirk applied for to tear down the house at 213 1st Ave West with the completion date set as June 30, 2011.                   
CARRIED.

Summer Student:  92/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Joel Styles as the summer student as approved by Service Canada at a wage of nine dollars and twenty-five cents ($9.25 per hour) to start immediately.                
CARRIED.   

New Business:

EMO Coordinator: 93/2011Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the remuneration for the EMO Coordinator to be the same as the Councillors per meeting.
CARRIED

Unpaid Tax Report:  94/2011Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Unpaid tax report as presented and to start tax proceeding on the following properties:   
056 000 19-20  Block04    Plan O5032   
186 000 26  Plan O5032   
187 000 29+   Plan O5032   
182 000 10-13 Block 19        Plan O5032   
397 000 7-8 Block 91  Plan G102   
156 000 30-32 Block 16 Plan O5032   
079 000 20-22 Block 09 Plan O5032   
122 000 13-16  Block 13 Plan O5032   
371 000 09-12  Block 82  Plan G102   
062 000 37-38 Block 04 Plan O5032  
226 000 23-24  Block 36 Plan O5032   
227 000 25 Block 36 Plan O5032   
249 000 01-02 Block 52 Plan R1923   
379 000  Block 83 Plan G102  
 017 000 9 Block 02 Plan O5032   
018 000 10-13 Block 02 Plan O5032   
041 000 26-32 Block 03 Plan O5032   
045 000 36 Block 03 Plan O5032   
232 000 35-37 Block 36 Plan O5032
CARRIED

Title Request:  95/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis apply to the Provincial Mediation Board for the request of Title for the following property:  
229 000  29-30 Block 36 Plan O5032
CARRIED

Operator Certification:  96/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of Anthony Schmidt’s Certification fees in the amount of one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00) for the renewal September 15, 2011 to September 15, 2013.               
CARRIED.

MNP Financial:  97/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis accept the 2010 Draft Audited Financial Statement from MNP.               
CARRIED.

Building  Permit:  98/2011 Knouse Carolyn: 
That the Town of Nokomis approve the building permit that was submitted by Lloyd Kresier for the addition to his garage.
CARRIED.

Term  Renewal:  99/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the renewal of the Nokomis Capital Fund In Trust Term Number 10 1year GIC to a two year GIC at a rate of 2 per cent.
CARRIED.

Utility Write Off:  100/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis write off Utility bill number 786239 Account number 217 0010 in the amount of three thousand four hundred and forty seven dollars and thirty- five cents($3437.35) and reissue the Utility Billing for one thousand dollars($1000.00) to Alice Shields for the water break that occurred in February to March.
CARRIED

Nokomis Ag Society:  101/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from the Nokomis Agricultural Society to maintain the fairgrounds and to submit an invoice for three hundred dollars ($300.00) by October 31, 2011.
CARRIED.

Nokomis Ag Society: 102/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from the Nokomis Agricultural Society for the closure of 4th Avenue East at the intersection of 4th Ave East and Princess Street for the Nokomis Agricultural Fair on Saturday July 30, 2011.The Town of Nokomis has also granted the permission to run the ropes from the ends of the barricades down into the ditches.
CARRIED.

Nokomis Ag Society:  103/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from the Nokomis Agricultural Society to apply for the Special Events Liquor permit to use in conjunction with the Nokomis Agricultural Fair for the hours of 11:00 am until 6:00 pm  at the Nokomis Recreation Centre on July 30, 2011.
CARRIED.

Reports:  
Carolyn Knouse reported that she sent pictures to Saskatoon Health Region for a slideshow presentation for a meet & greet for nurses to come and work in rural Saskatchewan. Carolyn also sent them a copy of the Quickfacts.   

Jake McNichol reported that the Swimming pool is up and running at the Last Mountain Regional Park. The concession is up and running and they have great confidence in the new operator.

Hazel Eddy commented on the MSMA meeting that was held at the Nokomis Centennial Hall on June 14, 2011.All council that attended agreed the meeting went extremely well.

Mayor Fred Wright attended a Saskatoon Health Region meeting in Lanigan. The Saskatoon Health Authority came away with a 4.2 million dollar surplus for the 2010 year. The 2011 operating budget is 998.8 million dollars. 

Next Meeting: 104/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on July 19, 2011 at 7:00 pm.            
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 105/2011Hendry Kalie:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:05 pm

Town of Nokomis
May 18, 2011
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Hazel Eddy, Carolyn Knouse

Absent:  Jake McNichol, Willard Beeler

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton  

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.

Agenda:  65/2011 Knouse Carolyn:   
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented.
CARRIED

Minutes: 66/2011Eddy Hazel:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held April 19, 2011as read.
CARRIED.

Special  Meeting: 67/2011Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the special meeting of Council held May 3, 2011 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports:  68/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED.

Financial  Statement: 68/2011 Hendry Kalie:That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending April 19, 2011 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED 

List of Accounts:  69/2011 Eddy Hazel:  
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED.

Correspondence: 70 /2011 eddy Hazel:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1.  MSMA Minutes     
2. THRL Minutes     
3. Last Mountain Coop Open Letter     
4. LMRP Minutes     
5. See Scenic     
6. SAMA Annual Report                         
 CARRIED.

     Old Business:

Fred Wright will look into the sign corridor talking to Blain Keeler and CAO Joanne Hamilton will write a letter to the Neison’s to see if they will allow us to move the sign corridor closer to town.

Highway Sign Quote: 71/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis accept and order the highway attraction signs from Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure at a cost of two hundred and forty one dollars and forty- five cents ($245.45) for the twenty five signs.
CARRIED.

Delegation: 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council. A pump at the treatment is starting to make noises. Tony is to call Municipal Utilities Central to look at the pumps. Our surprise environmental inspection went well.    

         New Business:

Fiddlefest Sign Quote: 72/2011 Eddy Hazel: Signs  
That the Town of Nokomis will donate the Govan Fiddlefest signs only to the Govan Community Centennial Committee and they will be responsible for taking them down leaving the posts in place.
CARRIED.

Building  Permit: 73/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the building permit that was submitted by Gary and Leah Edwards.                
CARRIED.

Demolition Permit: 74/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis table the demolition permit until they can come up with a demolish date. If they cannot come up with a date they need to fence the demolition area.                       
CARRIED.

Schira Property: 75/2011Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis advertise the demolition for salvage property at 213 2nd Ave East.
CARRIED

Last Mtn Trees: 76/2011Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from the Last Mountain Coop to trim the trees on the north side of the grocery store
CARRIED

LMRP Donation:  77/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from the LMRP Fundraising Committee for a donation of one hundred dollars ($100.00) for the annual July 1st celebrations.               
 CARRIED.

Nokomis Museum: 78/2011 Eddy Hazel:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the advertising in the amount of twenty- two dollars ($22.00) for the Nokomis Community Calendar.               
CARRIED.

Pump Course:  79/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis send Don Landru to the Pump Operations and Maintenance Course in Regina June 8, 2011 at a cost of one hundred and five dollars ($105.00) plus mileage.              
CARRIED.

Term Withdrawal:  80/2011 Eddy Hazel: That the Town of Nokomis withdraw fifty thousand dollars from the 1year flex term 2 at the Affinity Credit Union and put into the general account.
CARRIED.

Pumping Invoice:  81/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of the invoice from Doug Edwards for forty three thousand and for hundred and seventy dollars ($43,470.00) for the rental of the pump for the 2011 spring runoff.
CARRIED.

Reports:

 
Kalie Hendry reported on the Library Meeting and brought their concerns to council. Wheatland is implementing a per capita levy. The Wheatland Nokomis branch library receives a grant from the Town of Nokomis every year for clarification it is a grant not a levy. The Town of Nokomis pays a levy twice a year to Wheatland head office.

Kalie Hendry attended the Nokomis Cemetery meeting. The cemetery would like the town to post an ad about the cemetery regulations. The Town of Nokomis will give out a copy of the Bylaw 2000-06 a bylaw to provide, regulate and control a public cemetery each time a plot is sold. The Bylaw will be put on the webpage for all to view and it will also be available at the Town office for viewing.

Carolyn Knouse reported on the Safe Park Seminar she attended in Saskatoon. It was recommended that we have a policy for the inspection of the park on a monthly basis and it be documented. It was also suggested that we have a sign suggesting that the park is patrolled on a regular basis.    

Carolyn Knouse reported on the Community Development Committee (formally Asset Mapping). The next meeting will be in September with a guest speaker. It was suggested that the assisted Living Facility they are gathering information for should have a business plan suggested it be done in the next 2 months. The community Regular Meeting of the Council of the Town of Nokomis Held in the Council Chambers in Nokomis, Saskatchewan on April 18, 2011  Page 4 of 5

Development Committee will be meeting with other assisted living facilities personnel to see if they can help with the business plan. They will also be talking to Leroy, Middle Lake, Cudworth and Kelvin Fischer. They have started an account at Affinity with a donation from the Cairns account.

It was also suggested that we contact Sgt Sean Porter and ask him for policing during the commuter traffic from 6:30 am until 9:00 am it has been brought to the council attention that the speed travelled through Nokomis during this time is dangerous.

Next Meeting:  82/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on June 15, 2011 at 7:00 pm.            
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 83/2011Hendry Kalie:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:17 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
May 3, 2011
Special Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Willard Beeler, Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Hazel Eddy         

Absent:   

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.  

Approval of  Agenda: 60/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the agenda as presented.
CARRIED

By Election: 61/2011 Knouse Carolyn:   
That the Town of Nokomis call a by election for June 28, 2011. The election will be held in the Town of Nokomis administration office. The returning officer will be Chief Administrative Officer Joanne Hamilton.
CARRIED

The Town of Nokomis will provide the sand for the playground from the well site.

Mail Outs:  62/2011McNichol Jake:    
That the Town of Notice send out a mail out’s to the Town of Nokomis residents reminding them of the rules and regulations of the Landfill site.
CARRIED

Emergency Reduction: 63/2011Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis sign the agreement with Saskatchewan Grant  Watershed Authority in order to receive the grant of twenty seven thousand and sixty- three dollars ($27,063.00) for the temporary measures as set forth by the Clifton Engineering. It was brought to our attention that we did not qualify for a grant for the permanent measure as it was an over site at the Saskatchewan Watershed Authority.
CARRIED

Tony Schmidt will look into the number of culverts we will need to try and minimize the flood water damage in the future. Tony Schmidt will also look into the plastic culvert.

Adjourn:  64/2011 Knouse Carolyn:   
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn at 11:15 am

 

 

 

Town of Nokomis
April 19, 2011
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Willard Beeler, Jake McNichol, Carolyn Knouse         

Absent:  Hazel Eddy 

Chief Adminisrative Officer:Joanne Hamilton  

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:20 p.m.

Delegation: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.     

Agenda:  60/2011 McNichol Jake:   
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented.
CARRIED

Minute’s 61/2011Beeler Willard:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held March 18, 2011 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 62/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement:  63/2011 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending March 18, 2011 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.               
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 64/2011 McNichol Jake:  
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED.

Correspondence: 65 /2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1.  Last Mountain Regional Park Minutes    
2. Hydro Boys     
3. Sask Compensation     
4. Nokomis & Area Residents     
5. MSMA Agenda     
6. Urban Voice                         
CARRIED.

     Old Business:

  Kalie Hendry has made up a list of services needed and submitted it too Ron Isherwood to post on the webpage.

  Fred Wright will look into the pump that Barry Linford has for rent.

 New Business:

Pipe Stand : 66/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis change the pressure and time at the pipe stand to increase the cost of water.
CARRIED.

Braun Resignation:  67/2011 Beeler Willard:  
That the Town of Nokomis accept the letter of resignation from Sandra Braun effective March 18, 2011.
CARRIED.

Horizon School  Div Mill Rate: 68/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis accept the confirmed Education Mill Rates for the Horizon School Division #205 for 2011.
CARRIED.

Development Permit:  69/2011 Beeler Willard:   
That the Town of Nokomis approve the development permit for Tony Allen and Tamara Maunder at 109 4th Ave West to build an 18ft diameter pool in their backyard.
CARRIED

UMAAS Convention:  70/2011McNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the CAO Joanne Hamilton to attend the UMAAS Convention in Saskatoon on June 7-10 inclusive at a cost of one hundred and forty one and seventy five cents ($141.75) plus accommodations and mileage.
CARRIED

Nokomis& District Fire Annual: 71/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge the Nokomis and District Fire Annual Minutes & Financial Statements.                
CARRIED.

Reports:  

Jake McNichol talked about a drainage idea of digging a dugout. Jake also reported that the filter at the LMRP swimming pool needs to be replaced.

Kalie Hendry asked that if we had any feedback on the posters for First Responders. The Town hasn’t had any inquires as of yet.

Carolyn Knouse reported on the asset mapping.

Library Kalie Hendry will represent the Town of Nokomis as the Library representative on the Library Board.       

Next Meeting: 72/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on May 18, 2011 at 7:00 pm.            
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 73/2011Beeler Willard:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:45 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
March 18, 2011
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Hazel Eddy, Sandy Braun, Willard Beeler, Jake McNichol, Carolyn Knouse         

Absent:  

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton

Delegation: 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm   
Brandon Gorr from epec Consulting to discuss the 2010 Waterworks Assessment and answer any questions council had.   

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:35 p.m.

Delegation: 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.     

Agenda:  43/2011 Hendry Kalie   
That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented.
CARRIED

Minutes: 44/2011Beeler Willard:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held February 23, 2011 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports:  45/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED. 

Financial Statement: 46/2011 Eddy Hazel:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending February 28, 2011 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.               
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 47/2011 McNichol Jake:  
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED.

Correspondence: 48 /2011 Beeler Willard:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1.  Horizon School Division 205       
2. Last Mountain Regional Park Minutes & Financial Statements     
3. Checklist and Community Resources     
4. New Horizons for senior Programs     
5. New Deals     
6. Saskatoon Health Region     
7. WUQWATR     
8. SaskPower Review     
9. MSMA Minutes                
CARRIED.

Delegation: 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.   

  Old Business:

   

New Business:

Pole Saw:   49/2011 Eddy Hazel:   
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a Husqvarna 327P5x 5 meters from Prairieland Rentals for six hundred and ninety- nine dollars ($699.00).
CARRIED. 

Donation Winter Games: 50/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve a grant of one hundred dollars ($100.00) to Region G District 20.                   
CARRIED. 

Safe Playground Workshop: 51/2011 Braun Sandra:  
That the Town of Nokomis we send Carolyn Knouse to the Safe Park workshop in Saskatoon at a cost of one hundred and forty nine dollars ($149.00) plus GST and mileage.                       
CARRIED.

Emergency  Flood Reduction:  52/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis apply for the Emergency Planning Reduction Program. The Town foreman and the CAO will fill out all the information and email into the East Central Area for approval.
CARRIED 

SUMA Fees: 53/2011Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of the SUMA membership fees in the amount of seven hundred and three dollars and seventy-one cents ($703.71)
CARRIED

Vacuum: 54/2011 McNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the CAO to purchase a new vacuum if the old vacuum cannot be repaired.           
CARRIED 

Quickfacts: 55/2011 McNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis order another one thousand (1000) Quickfacts  from Supreme Printing.                      
CARRIED

Reports:

Hazel Eddy reported on the Mid Sask Municipal Alliance and that they will be holding Public meetings our meeting is in Watrous on April 5, 2011 at 6:30pm

Jake McNichol reported that there would be a fire Coop meeting on April 13, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the R.M. of Wreford office.  He also reported that the Zamboni Fund is low.

Kalie Hendry asked that we ask Ron Isherwood to advertise for services on the website and add the Mid Sask Municipal Alliance link.

Willard Beeler reported on the meeting at the RCMP detachment in Watrous and was very impressed with the workings and reports structure we will receive at yearend. Willard also got prices for used tires for the Champion grader at Graham Tire in Regina.

Sandy Braun reported on the Nokomis Library Board share of the annual budget and we will ask that the share be divided equally next budget year.

Grader  Tires: 56/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase six used grader tires from Graham tire in Regina at a cost of six hundred and fifty dollars ($650.00) plus taxes. The tires are to be installed at Hendry’s Western Service.
CARRIED.

Gazebo: 57/2011 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the purchase of a gazebo and have it installed in the Kinsmen Kiddieland Park.
CARRIED.

Next Meeting: 58/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on April 20, 2011 at 7:00 pm.            
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 59/2011 Beeler Willard:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:45 pm

 

 Town of Nokomis
 February 23, 2011
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Hazel Eddy, Sandy Braun, Willard Beeler, Jake McNichol         

Absent:  Carolyn Knouse

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.  

Agenda:  24/2011 Hendry Kalie   That the Town of Nokomis adopt the agenda as presented.
CARRIED

Minutes:  25/2011Eddy Hazel:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held January 20, 2011 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports:  26/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 27/2011 McNichol Jake: That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending January 31, 2011 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.               
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 28/2011 Eddy Hazel:  That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED 

Correspondence: 29 /2011 Beeler Willard:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:                
1. Horizon School Division 205       
2. THRL     
3. Western Diversification     
4. Ministry of Municipal Affairs     
5. Ministry of Agriculture     
6. Last Mountain Regional Park Minutes     
7. Last Mountain Regional Newsletter     
8. Village of Vanguard                
CARRIED.

Delegation: 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

Willard Beeler will look into pricing out some tires for the Champion Grader

 

  Old Business:

Water Meters & Reader: 30/2011Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis order ten water metres and a reader from Wolseley Waterworks Group at a price of one hundred and fifty three dollars and fifty three cents ($153.53) and a Sensus visual display touchreader for the quoted price of five hundred dollars and ninety four dollars and eight cents ($594.08).
CARRIED.

  

Meter Deposit:  31/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis set the meter deposit at one hundred dollars ($100.00).
CARRIED.

Special  Events:  32/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the following Special Events Liquor permits at the Nokomis Curling Rink:     
Ladies Bonspiels     
Senior Spiel     
Open Spiel     
Fun Spiel            
CARRIED.

New Business:

Lots:   33/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis hire a Surveyor to help the Town of Nokomis to start the process of developing  the lots on 7th Ave.
CARRIED.

The Town of Nokomis council would also like to post for sale signs on all the town lots that are for sale as well as put an approximate civic address to the lots on the website.

Sale of Carden Building:  34/2011 Braun Sandra:
That the Town of Nokomis accept the proposal and business plan from Edwards Mechanical and extend the following Municipal Tax Abatement for new Business:       
First Yr       100% Municipal Taxes       
Second Yr    75%   Municipal Taxes       
Third Yr       50%   Municipal Taxes       
Fourth Yr     25%   Municipal Taxes                
CARRIED.

Salute to Agriculture: 35/2011 McNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the  advertisement and salute to Agriculture in the Market Connection and the Last Mountain Times at a cost of sixty four dollars and sixty-three cents($64.63).           
CARRIED 

Scenic  Sask Ad:  36/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis advertise in the Scenic Saskatchewan  offered through The Western Producer at a cost of seven hundred and seventy dollars ($770.00) plus GST for a ¼ page advertisement in Black and white.
CARRIED

Nokomis &  District Museum: 37/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge the Nokomis & District Museum Annual Report and Financial Statement.
CARRIED.

Nokomis  Library:  38/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the grant of five thousand and five hundred ninety dollars ($5590.00) requested from the Nokomis Branch Library.
CARRIED. 

Sandra Braun is to find out why the budget has a 65% town and only 35% from the R.M of Wreford.

Labour  Standards:  39/2011 Braun Sandra
That the Town of Nokomis send Joanne Hamilton to the Labour Standards workshop in Bruno March 29, 2011 at a cost of thirty dollars($30.00) plus expenses.
CARRIED.

Letter of Interest:  40/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis send a letter of Interest to in building a canola crushing plant in Nokomis.
CARRIED

Reports:   

Hazel Eddy has also set a meeting date for the EMO plan March 9, 2011 in the library.

Next Meeting: 41/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on March 16, 2011 at 7:00 pm.            
CARRIED.

Adjourn 42/2011 Hendry Kalie:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:55 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
January 20, 2011
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Hazel Eddy, Carolyn Knouse, Sandy Braun, Willard Beeler, Jake McNichol         

Absent:

Chief Adminisrtative Officer: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m. 

Minutes: 01/2011McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held December 15, 2010 as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 02/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.                          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 03/2011 Beeler Willard: That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending December 31, 2010 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.               
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 04/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED.

Delegation:   7:10 pm – 7:35 pm     
Sgt Sean Porter from the RCMP detachment in Watrous attended the meeting to introduce himself and members to council as we are now being serviced through the Watrous Detachment. He talked about helping out in the community, regular visits to the school and will help the council with the EMO plan.

7:40 pm – 8:15 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

Correspondence: 05 /2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:           
1.   LMRP Financial Statements 2008-2009     
2. Clarks Supply    
3. Humboldt Regional Newcomers Centre     
4. John Deere     
5. SUMA                 
CARRIED.

  Old Business:

Will look into the quantity of meters and see if we can get a better price and bring it back to the February meeting.

Tony and Fred will talk to Municipal Utilities Central to get a timeline to switch out the pumps and get the suction line replaces as soon as possible.

  First Meeting Business:

Hire Chief Administrative Officer:  06/2011Braun Sandra:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Joanne Hamilton to the position of Chief  Administratitive Officer at the wage agreed upon by the Finance committee.
CARRIED.

Hire Town  Foreman: 07/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Tony Schmidt to the position of Town Foreman at a wage of eighteen dollars and ninety cents ($18.90) per hour for 2011.
CARRIED.                     

Hire Utility Personal:  08/2011 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis Donald Landru to the position of full time Utility helper at a wage of fifteen dollars and seventy-five cents ($15.75) per hour for 2011.            
CARRIED.

Hire Office Assistant: 09/2011 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Joyce Braun to the position of office assistant at a wage of thirteen dollars ($13.00) per hour for 2011.
CARRIED.

Regular Meeting Dates:  10/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis set the regular meeting dates as every third Wednesday of the month with the exception of February that will be held on February 23, 2011.            
CARRIED.

Board of Revisions: 11/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis set the following remuneration for the board of revisions for 2011:    
Chairperson:   $ 20.00 per hour    
Secretary:       $15.00 per hour    
Board Member: $15.00 per hour            
CARRIED.

Assessor: 12/2011 Braun Sandra:   
That the Town of Nokomis appoints Joanne Hamilton as the Assessor for 2011.
CARRIED.

Auditor:  13/2011 Beeler Willard:   
That the Town of Nokomis appoints Meyer Norris Penny as our auditor for 2011.
CARRIED.

Bond:  14/2011 Beeler/ Braun
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledges the SUMA bond that is in effect.
CARRIED.

Head of  LAFIOP: 15/2011 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis appoint Joanne Hamilton the administrator as the’Head’ for the purpose of the Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
CARRIED.

Appointment  of Committees:  16/2011 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis appoint the following committees for 2011:

GENERAL GOVERNMENT & FISCAL SERVICES:(Finance, Budget, License Insurance, Assessment, Administration, Employees) Chairman Jake McNichol    
Sandy Braun        
Hazel Eddy         
Carolyn Knouse 
Kalie Hendry

PROTECTIVE SERVICES :(R.C.M.P., Fire Department, E.M.O.Fire Inspector) 
Chairman Willard Beeler     
Carolyn Knouse   
Kalie Hendry

TRANSPORTATION SERVICE :(Equipment, Streets, Sidewalks, Street Lights,  Snow Removal, Drainage)     
Chairman – Willard Beeler
Sandy Braun
Jake McNichol

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TOURISM,RECREATION & CULTURE:(Rink, Hall, Town Property, Library, Regional Park,Physician’s residence) 
Chairman Jake McNichol    
Hazel Eddy    
Sandy Braun
 Kalie Hendry

ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT &  HEALTH SERVICES: (Landfill, Cemetery, Land Sales, Pest Control,Health District, Trailer Court, Decorative Lighting, Health Centre) 
Chairman Carolyn Knouse     
Hazel Eddy   
Willard Beeler

WATERWORKS & SEWAGE SYSTEM :(Wells, Mains, Pump house, Reservoir, Sewage Lift, Lagoon System)  
Chairman Willard Beeler           
Kalie Hendry
Carolyn Knouse  

DEPUTY MAYOR   
January to February  Willard Beeler   
March to April  Hazel Eddy   
May to June   Kalie Hendry   
July to August  Sandy Braun      
September to October Carolyn Knouse   
November to December Jake McNichol 

APPOINTMENTS

Physician Recruit & Retention:   Kalie Hendry

Library Board:     Sandy Braun 

Community Show Review:    Hazel Eddy

Beautification:     Carolyn Knouse        Sandy Braun

Fire Cooperative:    Willard Beeler           Fred Wright        Hazel Eddy   Recreation Facility Board    Jake McNichol

Health Foundation:     Carolyn Knouse/ Joanne Hamilton        

Recreation Board:     Joanne Hamilton     

Cemetery:      Kalie Hendry     

Regional Park Authority:    Jake McNichol

E.M.O. Representative:    All of Council

MSMA Representative:    Hazel Eddy
CARRIED. 

Pest Control Officer:  17/2011 Braun Sandra:
That the Town of Nokomis appoint Willard Beeler, Pest Control Officer for 2011.           
CARRIED.

  New Business:

CAO:   18/2011 Beeler Willard: Holidays 
That the Town of Nokomis approve Joanne Hamilton’s holiday from February 9 to 17, 2011 inclusive.                      
CARRIED. 

Closed Office Hours:  19/2011 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis administration office be closed February 15-17, 2011 and February 28 and March 1, 2011.
CARRIED.

Hazel Eddy declared a pecuniary interest.

Formal Complaint: 20/2011 Braun Sandra: 
That the Town of Nokomis write a letter to Merle William and assure him we have talked to Hazel Eddy about her dog. Hazel Eddy will try to keep her dog on her property and if it happens to get out and defecate in his yard he is to call her and she will come and clean it up.
CARRIED

Windows Software: 21/2011 McNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis accept the quote by Munisoft for the new windows based program at a cost of four thousand and four hundred and ninety dollars ($4490.00) and the cost of installing and training of five hundred dollars and seventeen dollars ($517.00).
CARRIED

Reports:
Kalie Hendry attended the Cemetery meeting and they discuss grading and gravelling of the cemetery roads. We had some discussion on what could be done to the downtown to make it look more appealing it was decided we would call a meeting with the business owners on February 22, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the Nokomis Centennial Hall. Joanne Hamilton will send out personal invitations to each business.

Carolyn Knouse reported that the Beautification committee has been contacted by Paul O’Carroll and he is going to make a donation on behalf of his wife Penny for the Nokomis Playground updates.

Carolyn Knouse will also look after the Welcome evening for all New Comers to Nokomis.

Carolyn Knouse has also set a meeting date for the EMO plan February 9, 2011 in the library.

Next Meeting:  22/2011 Eddy Hazel
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on February 23, 2011 at 7:00 pm.            
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 23/2011 Beeler Willard:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:25 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
December 15, 2010
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Willard Beeler, Carolyn Knouse, Sandy Braun, Kalie Hendry, Jake McNichol, Hazel Eddy         

Absent:         

Chief Administrative Officer: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.

Minutes:  200/2010 Braun Sandra:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held November 16, 2010 be approved as read.
CARRIED

Holiday Sick Reports:  201/2010 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 202/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending November 30, 2010 be accepted as presented
CARRIED.

List of Accounts:   203/2010 McNichol Jake:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                
CARRIED

Correspondence: 204/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:           
1.  SUMA     
2.  Munisoft     
3.  Meyers Norris Penny     
4.  R.M. Wreford     
5.  MSMA Minutes     
6.  Christmas Greetings     
7.  SHR    
 8. EPEC Draft 2010 WSA              
 CARRIED     

WSA  Council would like to have EPEC Consulting attend the January meeting to go over the draft Waterworks System Assessment Round 2

Delegation:  7:30 pm – 8:03 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

 

  Old Business:

  New Business:

Pump:  205/2010 Knouse Carolyn:   
The Town of Nokomis accept the quote and order two (2) 5.5 HP Honda 3 inch pumps at a cost of eight hundred and fifty nine dollars ($859.00) plus taxes from Last Mountain Coop.               
CARRIED   

Tipping Fees :  206/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
The Town of Nokomis acknowledge and approve the increase of 10% in tipping fees charged by the Touchwood Hills Regional Landfill as of January 2011.            
CARRIED

Show & Shine:  207/2010 Hendry Kalie:   That the Town of Nokomis give consent to the Show & Shine to hold their Car Show at the Nokomis Campground on June 9, 2011 preferably around the cookhouse as not to interfere with the campers in the campground.
CARRIED

  

ADD  Board :  208/2010 Braun Sandra:
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge that Dennis Friend inspect our landfill only once a year as we have our own Pest Control Officer appointed January 20, 2011.
CARRIED

Minor Hockey Donation: 209/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approves a donation to the Nokomis Minor Hockey for one hundred dollars ($100.00) for their annual Minor Hockey Day.             
CARRIED

Lights:  210/2010 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis fix the lights in the office complex with the full light fixture instead of just replacing the ballast’s.
CARRIED

Fire Levy:  211/2010 Beeler Willard:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of the 2010 Fire Levy of nine thousand and eight hundred and ninety dollars and one cent ($9890.01).                      
CARRIED 

Community Initiatives:  212/2010 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis approves the request from the Nokomis Arena Support Board to sign and administer the Community Initiatives Grant for the upgrading of the Nokomis Recreation Centre Washrooms.             
CARRIED

Sask Wind Turbines: 213/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis apply to SaskPower for consideration for the SaskPower Wind Turbines Demonstration Project.
CARRIED

In Camera 9:35 pm                  

Out of Camera – 10: 05 pm

Finance Committee:  215/2010 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the recommendations set forth by the Financial Committee for January 1, 2011 as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes.
CARRIED

Reports

Fred Wright reported that the Touchwood Hills Regional Landfill is looking for a cat for the landfill and will be taking a loan out to purchase.

Willard Beeler has been talking to the mayor of Pilger about the Pumpkin Contest and they are in the process of having a sign made up for the Pumpkin Capital of the Year and the Town of Nokomis will be able to proudly display the sign for the year of 2011. They are looking into funding for the sign with a few towns contributing monies for the sign.

Carolyn Knouse has arranged to have an Asset Mapping meeting on January 10, 2011 at the Nokomis Centennial Hall.

Jake McNichol will attend the Last Mountain Regional Park meeting on December 16, 2010.

Hazel Eddy reported on the MSMA meetings and Nokomis will be hosting a meeting on December 16, 2010 at the Nokomis Centennial Hall.

Next Meeting: 216/2010 Braun Sandra That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held Thursday January 20, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the Administration Office.              
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 217/010 Hendry Kalie:   
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:30 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
November 16, 2010
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Willard Beeler, Carolyn Knouse, Sandy Braun, Kalie Hendry         

Absent:  Jake McNichol, Hazel Eddy       

Chief Administratitive Officer: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.

Minutes : 186/2010 Braun Sandra:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held October 25, 2010 be approved as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 187/2010 Knouse Carolyn; That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 188/2010 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending October 31, 2010 be accepted as presented
CARRIED.

List of Accounts:  189/2010 Braun Sandy:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                
CARRIED

Correspondence: 190/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:           
1. WSQWATR     
2. SaskPower Review     
3. MSMA                             
CARRIED 

     Old Business:

Hall Door:   191/2010 Knouse Carolyn:  
The Town of Nokomis accept the quote from Mortenson Construction to replace the fire door at the hall at a cost of thirty four hundred and sixty five dollars ($3465.00).
CARRIED   

Landfill  Hours : 192/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
The Town of Nokomis authorize the landfill to be open with the understanding that if any of the rules are abused or broken the gates will be closed and locked.
CARRIED

Xmas Party:  193/2010 Hendry Kalie:   
That the Town of Nokomis accept the quote of nine dollars and ninety five cents ($9.95) per plate from Nokomis Pizza for the 2010 Christmas Party to be held on December 4, 2010.
CARRIED

Delegation:  7:30 pm – 7:55 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

Mercroid  Switch’s:  194/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase two (2) Mercroid Switch’s through Sapphire Group.
CARRIED

     New Business:

Edwards Invoice: 195/2010 Knouse Carolyn:   
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of the invoice for pump rental from Doug Edwards of thirty one thousand and nine hundred and forty one dollars ($31,941.00).
CARRIED

Chiefs  Advertisement:   196/2010 Beeler Willard:
That THE Town of Nokomis purchase advertising from the Nokomis Chiefs At a cost of one hundred dollars ($100.00).
CARRIED

THRL  197/2010 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge the change of hour’s information from the Touchwood Hills Regional Landfill (THRL).
 CARRIED

Delegation:  8:10 pm – 8:55 pm   
The Nokomis School Community Council attended the meeting to discuss the Nokomis School being put under review for the third time.              

Reports

Kalie Hendry reported that the Curb Stop at the Nokomis Recreation Centre has been fixed and the water is working at the Recreation Centre.

Carolyn Knouse reported that the new Emergency Measures Officer is Colin King and she has a call into him to see what changes need to be made at the local level of the Emergency Measures Plan.  Asset Mapping is still a concern and that she has talked to Melanie Rich from the RM of Wreford and is hoping we can continue will the implementation at all levels.

Next Meeting: 198/2010 Braun
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held Wednesday December 15, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the Administration Office.              
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 199/2010 Beeler Willard     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:15 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
October 25, 2010
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Willard Beeler, Carolyn Knouse, Sandy Braun, Jake McNichol, Hazel Eddy, Kalie Hendry         

Absent:         

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 8:37 a.m.

Minutes:   158/2010 Braun Sandra:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held September 15, 2010 be approved as read.
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports:  159/2010 Eddy Hazel: That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.
CARRIED.

Financial  Statement: 160/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending September 30, 2010 be accepted as presented
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 161/2010 Eddy Hazel: That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                
CARRIED

Delegation:  9:30 am – 10:00 am   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council. 

Correspondence: 162/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:           
1. MSMA Minutes & Proposal     
2. Retire your Ride     
3. Sask Tel     
4. Star Phoenix                        
CARRIED   

Old Business:

Hall Repairs:  163/2010 Beeler Willard:   
That the Town of Nokomis ask Mortenson Construction to reframe the back door of the hall. A metal door from the shop is to be used if possible.              
CARRIED   

Landfill Hours: 164/2010 Knouse Carolyn:   
The Town of Nokomis authorize the landfill to be open with the understanding that if any of the rules are abused or broken the gates will be closed and locked.           
CARRIED

EMO:  165/2010 Eddy Hazel:   
That the Town of Nokomis appoint Hazel Eddy as the EMO Coordinator for reviewing the EMO Plan.           
CARRIED      

New Business:

Horizon Appointee’s:  166/2010 Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis appoint Hazel Eddy to represent the Town of Nokomis as the elected member of the Municipality and Geoff Bedard as the member from the Community to sit on the Nokomis School Review Committee.           
CARRIED

Dentist Equipment: 166/2010 Eddy Hazel: That the Town of Nokomis dispose and haul the old dental equipment from the shed at the Nokomis trailer court to The Touchwood Hills Regional Landfill at Raymore.            
CARRIED

Bylaw  2010-04:  167/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That Bylaw No. 2010-04, being a bylaw to establish the Duties and Powers of the Chief Administrative Officer and Designated Officers for the Town of Nokomis be read a first time          
CARRIED

168/2010 Eddy Hazel:
That Bylaw No. 2010-04, being a bylaw to Duties and Powers of the Chief Administrative Officer and Designated Officers for the Town of Nokomis be read a second time.           
CARRIED

169/2010 Braun Sandra:
That Bylaw No. 2010-04, being a bylaw to establish Duties and Powers of the Chief Administrative Officer and Designated Officers for the Town of Nokomis be given three readings.             
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY 

170/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
That Bylaw No. 2010-04, being a bylaw to establish Duties and Powers of the Chief Administrative Officer and Designated Officers for the Town of Nokomis be read a third time and finally adopted.           
CARRIED.

Tenders for Auditor’s: 171/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis call for tender’s for the purpose of auditing the Town of Nokomis books.       
CARRIED                    

Financial Statements:  172/2010Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis accept the 2009 Audited Financial Statement from Meyers, Norris and Penny and that the Synopsis be posted on the Town of Nokomis Website.                   
CARRIED

Hutter  Drainage:  173/2010 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis write a letter to Anne Hutter –Frank that they can undertake their own drainage on their lot as long as it doesn’t interfere with neighbor’s drainage. .                
CARRIED

Saskatoon Health Region Appointee:  174/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
That the of Nokomis appoint Colleen McNichol to represent the Town of Nokomis on the Saskatoon Health Region  Committee and pay all her travel expenses that the Saskatoon Health Region does not cover.                
CARRIED

Central Meeting:  175/2010 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis send Fred Wright and Hazel Eddy to the SUMA    Regional meeting on November 9, 2010 in Pilot Butte at a cost of fifty dollars ($50.00) plus mileage.            
CARRIED

SUMA Convention: 176/2010 Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis send the Joanne Hamilton, Fred Wright, 2011   Sandra Braun, Jake McNichol, Hazel Eddy and Kalie Hendry to the 2011 SUMA Convention in Saskatoon on January 31, 2010 to February 2, 2010 all expenses and registration included.
CARRIED

Rec Board Financial:  177/2010 Eddy Hazel:  
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge and approve the 2009/2010 Recreational Facility Board Financial Statement.            
CARRIED

Snow Removal: 178/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis send out letters stating that all snow removal be hauled or push to the designated area at the old fairgrounds beside the drainage ditch when there is no other place suitable in the Town of Nokomis.              
CARRIED

Term  Deposit: 179/2010 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the transfer of one hundred thousand dollars($1000,00.00) from the Maximizer  Chequing Account  into a Accelerated  Term at rate of 10-13 months 1.10%, 14-26 months 1.75 % and 27-39 months at 3.75%.            
CARRIED

Term   Deposit: 180/2010 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the transfer of two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00) from the Maximizer Chequing Account to a one year flex term with an interest rate of 1.05%            
CARRIED

Gravel: 181/2010 Beeler Willard:    
That the Town of Nokomis order one hundred (100) yard of gravel to be stockpiled from Melron Backhoe Services.           
 CARRIED     

Holiday Hours:  182/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis Christmas Hours are as follows:     
December 24, 2010 – Closed     
December 27, 2010 - Closed     
December 28, 2010 - Closed     
January 3, 2011 -  Closed            
CARRIED

Pamphlet Holders: 183/2010 Braun Sandra:  
That the Town of Nokomis purchase pamphlet holders for the Nokomis Quick Facts Sheet.                    
 CARRIED              

Reports

Hazel Eddy requested that we have look into the PIER funding to help offset the cost of the Official Community Plan.

Jake McNichol reported on the Nokomis Recreational Facility Board quest for an Icemaker and Custodian.

We are going to send the Nokomis Quick Facts Sheets to PCS, BHP, Mosaic Human Resources and Saskatchewan Tourism and ask they be included in any correspondence they give a potential employee.   

Next Meeting: 184/2010 Braun Sandra:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held Tuesday November 16, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the Administration Office.              
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 185/2010 Beeler Willard     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 11:10 pm

  

Town of Nokomis
September 15, 2010
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Willard Beeler, Carolyn Knouse, Sandy Braun, Jake McNichol, Hazel Eddy, Kalie Hendry         

Absent:         

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 8:05 a.m.

Leave of Absence:  142/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the leave of absence by Hazel Eddy for holidays and health reasons.           
CARRIED 

Minutes : 143/2010 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held August  13, 2010 as read.           
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 144/2010 McNichol Jake:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.           
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 145/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending August 31, 2010 be accepted as presented           
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 146/2010 Eddy Hazel: That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                
CARRIED 

Correspondence: 147/2010 Braun Sandra:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:           
1.   THRLL     
2. Star Phoenix   
3. Horizon School Board Notes   
4. Nathan and Krista Pederson   
5.  Urban Voice   
6.  SAMA                           
CARRIED

   Old Business:

Hall  Repairs:  148/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
The Town of Nokomis accept the quote from Mortenson Construction to install for colored metal roofing and supply metal sheathing on the front and side walls at the Centennial Hall at a cost of twenty six thousand and forty dollar (26,040.00) GST included.               
CARRIED   

Fact Sheet:  149/2010 McNichol Jake:  
The Town of Nokomis accept the quote from Supreme Printing to print the Nokomis Quick Facts Sheet at seven hundred and fifty dollars ($750.00) for one thousand copies (1000).           
CARRIED

     New Business:

Gravel:  150/2010 Eddy Hazel:   
That the Town of Nokomis the purchase of 110 yards of gravel to be spread 30 yards for the landfill ramp, 20 yards for the cemetery road and 60 yards to be stockpiled from Melron Backhoe Services.           
CARRIED 

Donation Ducks: 151/2010 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis donate one hundred dollars ($100.00) to the Annual Ducks Unlimited Banquet.               
CARRIED

Workshop: 152/2010 Braun Sandra:   
That the Town of Nokomis send Don Landru to the ATAP Confined Space Entry Course on October 13, 2010 at a cost of two hundred  and ten dollars ($210.00) GST included and mileage and meals.                     
CARRIED

Donors Choice:   153/2010 Beeler Willard:
The Town of Nokomis approve the request from Nokomis Donor’s Choice to supply photocopying and postage for the 2010 Donor’s Choice campaign.               
CARRIED

Water Leak: 154/2010 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis contact Melron Backhoe Services to fix the water leak at Dominion and 2nd Ave East and also do the water and sewer lines for Karen Lee at Lots 10-12 Block 81 Plan O5032.                
CARRIED

Slurry Pump:   155/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the of Nokomis purchase a new 3 inch Slurry Pump for the Nokomis Lift Station as soon as possible.                
CARRIED 

Reports:

 Hazel Eddy requested that we have the Mid Sask Municipal Alliance minutes in our correspondence. The MSMA has applied for the New Growth Grant and it is a matching grant for one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00). The MSMA portion of the grant will be made of by per capita fees from all the communities and R.M.’s.

Jake McNichol report on the happenings out at LMRP.

Carolyn Knouse reported on SAASE Community Initiative Grant for playground upgrades with intakes Oct 1 and April 1. Carolyn will pass the information on to the school for the tennis courts. Beautification will apply in April 1.

The Town of Nokomis will be responsible for putting in the posts for the Jordon Hendry sign. 

Next Meeting: 156/2010 Braun Sandra:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held Wednesday October 19, 2010 at 8:30 am at the Administration Office.              
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 157/2010 Eddy Hazel:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:45 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
August 13, 2010
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Willard Beeler, Carolyn Knouse, Sandy Braun, Jake McNichol         

Absent:  Hazel Eddy, Kalie Hendry       

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.  

Minutes:  126/2010 Braun Sandra:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held July 20, 2010 as read.          
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 127/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 128/2010 Beeler Willard:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending July 31, 2010 be accepted as presented         
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 129/2010 McNichol Jake:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                              
CARRIED

Correspondence: 130/2010 Braun Sandra:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:           
1. Senator Pamela Wallin     
2. Urban Update   
3. Touchwood Hills Regional Landfill                          
CARRIED

  Old Business:

Dr House Repairs: 131/2010 McNichol Jake:   
The Town of Nokomis repair and hire Joyce Braun and Teresa Strachan to clean the Doctor’s residence and have the Town Foreman to repair the damage caused by the mold as requested by Joyce Braun.               
CARRIED   

Delegation:  7:30 pm – 8:00 pm   
Ass’t Foreman Don Landru joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

  New Business:

H1N1 Clinic :132/2010 Braun Sandra:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from the Saskatoon Health region to hold the H1N1 Clinic on October 19, 2010 at the Nokomis Centennial Hall at no charge to the Health District.          
CARRIED

Building Permits:   133/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the following building permits:   
Brian Dempsey – 208 2nd Ave East   
Nokomis Pizza – 102 Main Street          
CARRIED

Sale of Lots: 134/2010 Braun Sandra:   
That the Town of Nokomis approve the sale of Lots 10-12 Blk 81 Plan G102 to Karen Lee for seventy-five dollars($75.00)  plus the cost of transfer of title.                        
CARRIED

SWWA Conference: 135/2010 Knouse Carolyn:  
The Town of Nokomis send Don Landru to the SWWA Conference in Saskatoon on November 3- 5, 2010 at a cost of three hundred and forty eight dollars and sixty four cents ($348.64) plus accommodations.              
CARRIED

Tax  Enforcement: 136/2010 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the administrator Joanne Hamilton to proceed with Tax Enforcement on the following properties:   
Lots 33-35 Block 03 Plan O5032     
Lots 37-38 Block 04 Plan O5032    
Lots 20-22 Block 09 Plan O5032    
Lots 30-31 Block 11 Plan O5032    
Lots 30-32 Block 16 Plan O5032    
Lots 10-13 Block 19 Plan O5032    
Lots 29-30 Block 36 Plan O5032    
Lots 35-37 Block 36 Plan O5032   
Lots 26-27 Block 37 Plan O5032    
Lots 27-28 Block 37 Plan O5032    
Lots 01-02 Block 52 Plan O5032    
Lots 13-14 Block 91 Plan G102             
CARRIED

Capital Asset  Policy: 137/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the of Nokomis amend the Capitalization Policy for computer hardware, computer software, office equipment and equipment to an five thousand dollars ($5000.00) threshold.               
CARRIED

Bulletin Board: 138/2010 Braun Sandra:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize Ron McConnell to make the repairs to the bulletin Board beside 203 Main Street.                        
CARRIED.

Gravel:  139/2010 McNichol Jake:    
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of gravel hauled by Kirk’s    Hardware and authorize the Administrator Joanne Hamilton to send a letter requesting that any further requests be submitted through the town office.            
CARRIED

Reports:  

Next Meeting 140/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held Wednesday September 15, 2010 at 8:00 am at the Administration Office.              
CARRIED.

Adjourn 141/2010Braun Sandra:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:30 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
July 20, 2010
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Willard Beeler, Carolyn Knouse, Sandy Braun, Jake McNichol         

Absent:  Hazel Eddy

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m.  

Minutes : 106/2010 Knouse Carolyn  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held June16, 2010 as read.        
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 107/2010 Braun Sandra:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 108/2010 McNichol Jake:That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending June 30, 2010 be accepted as presented           
CARRIED.

List of  Accounts: 109/2010 McNichol Jake:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                              
CARRIED

Correspondence: 110/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:           
1.   CUPW            
2. Nokomis District Museum   
3. Urban Update     
4. Urban Voice     
5.  Rural Strategy Survey                     
CARRIED

   Old Business:

Landfill Signs:  111/2010 Knouse Carolyn:  
The Town of Nokomis order four (4) magnetic Do Not Tip signs from Papp Signs at a cost of twenty four dollars ($24.00) per sign plus GST.               
CARRIED   

Delegation: 7:30 pm – 7:55 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

  New Business:

Grader Blades & Skids:  112/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase new four (4) new grader blades at a price of fifty-eight dollars ($58.00) each and four (4) skids at a price of sixty dollar ($60.00) each.          
CARRIED

Mid Sask Alliance:  113/2010 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis join the Mid Sask Municipal Alliance and continue to have Hazel Eddy represent the Town of Nokomis.          
CARRIED

Workshops:114/2010 Hendry Kalie:   
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the administrator to attend the Financial Statement Workshop on October 6, 201 at a cost of seventy- five dollars plus accommodation and mileage and the Tax Enforcement  Workshop on Oct 20, 2010 at a cost of sixty- five($65.00) plus mileage.                         
CARRIED

Holidays: 115/2010 Knouse Carolyn:   
The Town of Nokomis approve the Administrator Joanne Hamilton holidays from August 16 to August 24, 2010 inclusive.             
CARRIED

Hendry  Banner: 116/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase the Championship Banner from Kane Communications. Congratulating Jordon Hendry on his Stanley Cup championship at a cost of one thousand and forty one dollars and seventy- cents ($1041.70).            
CARRIED

Donation: 117/2010 Braun Sandra:    
That the Town of Nokomis approve a request from the Govan Fiddle Fest for a donation of one hundred dollars (100.00) for the 2010 Fiddle Fest.               
CARRIED

Nokomis Ag Society: 118/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from the Nokomis Agricultural Society for street closure for the 2010 Nokomis Agricultural Fair and the request to mow the grounds for 2010 at a cost of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00). The Town of Nokomis approve the Special Events Permit for the following:     
July 31, 2010 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.                         
CARRIED.

Lucy Bart & Jim Munro:  119/2010 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge the letter sent to the Town of Letter  Nokomis from Lucy Bart and Jim Munro about the water in the lane and authorize the administrator to write a letter explaining that there is not much we can do due to the heavy rains.               
CARRIED

Dr House: 120/2010 Beeler Willard:    
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a Dehumidifier from Kirk’s Hardware for the Doctor’s residence and hire a contractor to clean the house.            
CARRIED

Planning Workshop: 121/2010 Braun Sandra:
That the Town of Nokomis send Hazel Eddy to the Planning for Growth Workshop at Manitou Beach on August 19, 2010 at a cost fifty dollars ($50.00) plus mileage.
CARRIED

Culvert: 122/2010 Knouse Carolyn:    
That the Town of Nokomis establishes the following policy for requests from the residents to install culverts in the drainage ditches. If the residents want to put a culvert along any drainage ditches it is at their own expense to purchase and install the culvert to town specifications.             
CARRIED

Derrick Schmidt: 123/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of two hundred dollars ($200.00) to Derrick Schmidt for his time helping with the Lift Station repairs.          
CARRIED

Reports: 

Carolyn Knouse reported on the Nokomis Community quick facts page it is now ready for publication. The Administrator is to look into pricing for printing.    

Jake McNichol will look into the progress of the RinC and will get back to the administrator.

Willard Beeler requested that we have the truck decorated for the parade on July 31, 2010 and the administrator will purchase the candies.  

Next Meeting: 124/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held Friday August 13, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the Administration Office.              
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 125/2010 Beeler Willard:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:30 pm

 

 

Town of Nokomis
June 16, 2010
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Willard Beeler, Carolyn Knouse, Sandy Braun, Jake McNichol

Absent:  Hazel Eddy       

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  

Minutes:  88/2010 Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held May 19, 2010 as read.          
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports:  89/2010 McNichol Jake:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement :90/2010 Braun Sandy:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending May 31, 2010 be accepted as presented          
CARRIED.

List of  Accounts:  91/2010 McNichol Jake:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                              
CARRIED

Correspondence: 92/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:          
1. Urban Updates            
2. Sask Energy   
3. Thank you from Ann Hutter - Frank     
4. THRL                     
CARRIED

  Old Business:

Landfill Business: 93/2010 McNichol Jake:
The Town of Nokomis send all business letter outlining all the requirement for Touchwood Hill Regional Landfill Inc bin rental and tipping fees and that the Town of Nokomis will cease picking up business garbage as of July 1, 2010.          
CARRIED

Landfill Mail Out :  94/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis send a mail out to the ratepayers outlining the requirement for garbage pickup and the fee schedule for the Touchwood Regional Landfill fees at the landfill site.           
CARRIED

Transfer Station: 95/2010 McNichol Jake:   
That the Town of Nokomis hire Melron Backhoes Services to build the transfer station at the Nokomis Landfill site.  

  New Business:

Bylaw  96/2010: Hendry Kalie; 2010-03 
That Bylaw No. 2010-03, being a bylaw to Extend the time requirement for the completion of the financial statements be read a first time.          
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2010-03, being a bylaw to Extend the time requirement for the completion of the financial statements be read a second time.           
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2010-03, being a bylaw to Extend the time requirement for the completion of the financial statements be given three readings.           
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

That Bylaw No. 2010-03, being a bylaw to Extend the time requirement for the completion of the financial statements be read a third time and finally adopted.                    
CARRIED              

Mosquito Grant:  97/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis apply for the Mosquito Control grant from the Saskatchewan Government at $1.10 per Capita.                         
CARRIED

Meter Readings April - June :98/2010 Hendry Kalie:
The Town of Nokomis estimate the water bills for April to June billing so they can be sent out with the 2010 taxes.                
 CARRIED

LMRP Allocation 2010: 99/2010 Braun Sandra:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the payment of the 2010 Last Mountain Regional Park allocation of two thousand five hundred and eighteen dollars ($2518.00).            
CARRIED

Cemetery Map: 100/2010 Knouse Carolyn:   
That the Town of Nokomis send the cemetery Map to Prairie Mapping to get a quote for a new map and CD.                
CARRIED

Disaster Assistance: 101/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis apply to the Ministry of Corrections, Public Safety and Policing to be designated and eligible assistance area under the Provincial Disaster Assistance Program (PDAP), which provides financial assistance for restoring essential services and property, public and/or private, as a result of substantial damages caused by spring runoff and heavy rains from May 22 to June 17, 2010.                            
CARRIED

Sump Pump Mail Out: 102/2010 Knouse Carolyn: That the Town of Nokomis send a mail out asking resident to refrain from pumping out there sump pumps into the Town of Nokomis’s sewer system whenever possible.               
 CARRIED

Kay Hamilton Water Refund: 103/2010 McNichol Jake: That the Town of Nokomis refund Kay Hamilton’s 2010 prepaid water and meter deposit.            
CARRIED

Reports

Carolyn Knouse reported on the Central Meeting held in Nokomis on June 14, 2010 at the Centennial Hall.    

Jake McNichol reported on the Nokomis Recreation Centre and the last Mountain Regional Park meeting he attended.

Willard Beeler report that the Govan Fiddle Fest is all ready for the July 2 & 3, 2010 Competition held in Nokomis at The Nokomis Recreation Centre.  

Next Meeting :104/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held Tuesday July 20, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the Administration Office.              
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 105/2010Beeler Willard:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:15 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
May 19, 2010
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Hazel Eddy, Carolyn Knouse, Sandy Braun, Jake McNichol

Absent:  Willard Beeler       

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.  

Agenda  69/2010: Eddy Hazel:   
That the Town of Nokomis approve the agenda for May19, 2010.          
CARRIED.

Minutes:  70/2010 Braun Sandra:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held April 21, 2010 as read.          
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 71/2010 Knouse Carolyn:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.            
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 72/2010 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending April 30, 2010 be accepted as presented          
CARRIED.

List of Accounts:  73/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                              
CARRIED 

Correspondence: 74/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:          
1. BHP   
2. Urban Updates          
3. Community Growth Tool Kit     
4. Urban Voice                     
CARRIED

Delegation:  7:20 pm – 7:55 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

                    7:55 pm – 8:30 pm   
Ray Zillich joined the meeting to discuss the policing needs for Nokomis. Lanigan detachment is in the process of fully amalgamating with Humboldt.  A Bike Rodeo is being planned at the school.

  Old Business:

Landfill:  75/2010 Eddy Hazel:   
That the Town of Nokomis enter into an agreement with the Touchwood Hills Regional Landfill Inc for the purpose of the creation of a regional landfill and waste management system starting June 1, 2010.          
CARRIED

Nokomis Seniors: 76/2010 Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis send our regrets to Nokomis Welcome Inn that we are unable to abate the taxes as requested in their letter dated April 16, 2010.           
CARRIED

     New Business:

Budget:  77/2010 Hendry Kalie:     
That the Town of Nokomis approve the 2009 Revenues and Expenditures General Budget as presented.           
CARRIED 

Mill Rate: 78/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the uniform mill rate be set at 20.0 mills for the 2010 taxation year with base taxes as follows:    
Residential Improvements  $545.00    Land         $  60.00   
Agricultural Improvements  $545.00   Land         $ 60.00   
Commercial Improvements $705.00    Land         $ 60.00          
CARRIED

Bylaw 2010-01:  79/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That Bylaw No. 2010-01, being a bylaw to establish Base tax for Residential Improvements/Land, Commercial Improvements/Land and Agricultural Improvements/ Land be read a first time          
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2010-01, being a bylaw to establish Base tax for Residential Improvements/Land, Commercial Improvements/Land and Agricultural Improvements/ Land be read a second time.           
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2010-01, being a bylaw to establish Base tax for Residential Improvements/Land, Commercial Improvements/Land and Agricultural Improvements/ Land be given three readings.             
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY 

That Bylaw No. 2010-01, being a bylaw to establish Base tax for Residential Improvements/Land, Commercial Improvements/Land and Agricultural Improvements/ Land be read a third time and finally adopted.           
CARRIED.

Bylaw 2010-02:  80/2010 McNichol Jake:  
That Bylaw No. 2010-01, being a bylaw to establish Property Tax Incentives and Penalties be read a first time          
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2010-01, being a bylaw to establish Property Tax Incentives and Penalties be read a second time.         
CARRIED

That Bylaw No. 2010-01, being a bylaw to establish Property Tax Incentives and Penalties be given three readings.             
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY 

That Bylaw No. 2010-01, being a bylaw to establish Property Tax Incentives and Penalties be read a third time and finally adopted.           
CARRIED.

 

Summer Student: 81/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Joel Styles for the summer student at a wage of nine dollars and twenty- five cents ($9.25) per hour based on a forty (40) hrs a week.           
CARRIED.

Central Meeting:  82/2010 Eddy Hazel:  
That the Town of Nokomis send Fred Wright. Joanne Hamilton, Carolyn Knouse to the SUMA Central Meeting to be held in Nokomis on  June 14, 2010 at the Nokomis Centennial Hall and approve the payment of twenty- five dollars ($25.00) per person.          
CARRIED

ADD Board: 83/2010 Knouse Carolyn:  
That the Town of Nokomis sign the agreement sent out from the ADD Board District #43 to have the Pest Control Officer Dennis Friend inspect and treat the Nokomis Landfill at a cost of sixty dollars ($60.00) plus bait once a year.          
CARRIED     

Education Mill Rates: 84/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledges the Saskatchewan Provincial Government Mill Rates set for School Divisions as presented and subsequently filed.                  
CARRIED

RCMP Allocation:   85/ 2010 Braun Sandra:  
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge and approve payment the 2010 RCMP Allocation of Thirteen thousand one hundred and nine dollars and eighty cents ($13,109.80)                    
CARRIED

LMRP  July 1st:   86/2010 Braun Sandra:That the Town of Nokomis approve a one hundred dollar donation ($100.00) as requested by LMRP Auction Coordinator for the July 1, 2010 festivities.          
CARRIED

Reports:   

Next Meeting :87/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held June 16, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the Administration Office.           
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 88/2010 McNichol:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 10:45 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
April 21, 2010
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Hazel Eddy,Sandy Braun, Willard Beeler,

Absent: Jake McNichol, Carolyn Knouse

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  

Seconded: 51/2010: Braun:   
That the Town of Nokomis approve the recommendation of the Administrator Joanne Hamilton that we don’t have to have a second for motions.           
CARRIED.

Minutes:  52/2010 Braun Sandra:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held March 23, 2010 as read.           
CARRIED.

Holiday Sick Reports: 53/2010 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the Holiday/Sick Day Report as presented and subsequently filed.           
CARRIED.

Special  Meeting:  54/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the Special Meeting of Council held April 12, 2010 as read.          
CARRIED.

Financial  Statement 55/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending March 31, 2010 be accepted as presented          
CARRIED.

List of  Accounts: 56/2010 Eddy Hazel:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                              
CARRIED 

Correspondence: 57/2010 Beeler Willard:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:          
1.   Urban Updates              
2. Small Business Success     
3. CMHC Infrastructure     
4. SaskPower Review     
5. Sage Hill Community Futures                
CARRIED

Delegation:  7:20 pm – 7:35 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

  Old Business:

Landfill  That the Town of Nokomis ask the Touchwood Hills Regional Landfill Inc   attend our next meeting on May 19, 2010 with the financial statement and to answer any questions the council may have on the landfill authority.

  New Business:

Municipal Sewer: 58/2010 Hendry Kalie:  
That the Town of Nokomis sign the agreement with Municipal Sewer Maintenance Ltd to provide cleaning of the sanitary sewers with in the Town of Nokomis for a period of five(5) years.              
CARRIED

Audit Service Plan: 59/2010 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledges the Meyer, Norris Penny Service Plan as presented.         
CARRIED

UMAAS: 60/2010 Braun Sandra:   
The Town of Nokomis authorize the administrator Joanne Hamilton to attend the UMAAS Convention in Saskatoon on June 8-11, 2010 at a cost of one hundred and forty one dollars and seventy- five cents ($141.75) plus mileage and accommodations.              
CARRIED

Delegation:  8:25 pm – 8:55 pm   
The Nokomis Agricultural Society members Jackie Code, Christine McNichol and Jeff Edwards from the Arena Support Board attended the meeting to talk about the RinC Grant. The Arena Support Committee will take on the responsibly of providing the funding 1/3 portion of the RinC grant that had been guaranteed by the Nokomis Agricultural Society when the grant was approved. Therefore the Town of Nokomis and the Arena Support Board will release the Nokomis Agricultural Society from any monetary agreements with the stipulation that the Nokomis Agricultural Society has no involvement with the project.

Nokomis Hall  Plaque:  61/ 2010 Beeler Willard:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the purchase of a wall plaque for the Nokomis Centennial Hall to place names of people donating to the hall.                  
CARRIED

Nokomis Fire Coop:  62/2010 Beeler Willard:
The Town of Nokomis acknowledges the Nokomis and District Fire Cooperative Annual Report as presented.         
CARRIED

Certification Fees: 63/2010 Eddy Hazel: 
That the Town of Nokomis approve the fee of one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00) for Don Landru’s Class 1 Certification with Operators Certification Board.         
CARRIED

Water  Assessment:  64/2010 Braun Sandra:
The Town of Nokomis approve the quote from Epec for the 2010 Water Assessment at a cost of approximately sixty five hundred and ask to proceed with the Water Assessment.         
CARRIED

PRFA Trees:  65/2010 Eddy Hazel:
That the Town of Nokomis pay the shipping charge of thirty- two dollars ($32.00) for the PFRA Trees to be paid to the District 43 4-H Council.          
CARRIED

Beautification Report 66/2010 Eddy Hazel:  
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge the Beautification Committee that Carolyn Knouse submitted by fax on April 21, 2010.         
CARRIED

Reports:   
Hazel Eddy reported on the Local Municipalities Meeting and thought they were progressing and have a good start at the Strategic Plan for the region. The next meeting is Nokomis at the Centennial Hall April 22, 2010 at 6:30 pm.

Sandy Braun attended the Wheatland Regional meeting and presented the minutes as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes.

Next Meeting: 67/2010 Hendry Kalie:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held May 19, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the Administration Office.           
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 68/2010 Beeler:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:45 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
April 12, 2010
Special Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Willard Beeler, Carolyn Knouse, Jake McNichol, Sandra Braun, Hazel Eddy

Absent:   

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  

Delegation:  7:30 pm – 8:45 pm  
Representatives from the Nokomis Agricultural Society attended the meeting to discuss the RinC Grant that the Town of Nokomis is administering on Behalf of the Nokomis Recreation Centre upgrades. The Nokomis Agricultural Society guaranteed the funding in August 2010.   A detailed discussion took place about the application process and the correspondence as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes.The Nokomis agricultural Society will attend the April 21, 2010 with new quotes for the Nokomis Recreation Centre Upgrades.

 

 

Town of Nokomis
March 23, 2010
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Hazel Eddy, Carolyn Knouse, Sandy Braun, Willard Beeler, Jake McNichol

Absent:        

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  

 Minutes:  38/2010 Hendry/Knouse:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held February 23, 2010 be approved as read.           
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 39/2010 Braun/ Beeler:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending February 28, 2010 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.               
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 40/2010 McNichol/Braun:  
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED.   

Correspondence: 41/2010 Beeler/Knouse
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:           
1.   Urban Updates                
2. Janice Edwards     
3. Trees     
4. Occupational Health and Safety     
5. WQWATER     
6. SPRA     
7. SEIU     
8. Senator Pamela Wallin     
9. Multi-Formes Inc             
10. Desert Planters            
CARRIED

Delegation:  7:30 pm – 8:00 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council. Fred Wright and Willard Beeler volunteered to make a new curb stop wrench.

 

Mail Drop: 42/2010 Knouse/Hendry:   
That the Town of Nokomis authorize a mail drop to remind ratepayers that 2010 Dog and Cat License’s are now due and will spring approaching that they must comply with the bylaw and clean up after their animals and remind ratepayers that animals are not prohibited in the Nokomis Playground.            
CARRIED

  Old Business:

Tables:  43/2010 Eddy/Knouse:   
That the Town of Nokomis order thirty(30) new eight (8) foot tables from Supreme Basics at a quoted price of one hundred and thirteen dollars and fiftY cents ($113.50) plus taxes and freight.           
CARRIED

Safety Equipment: 44/2010 Eddy/ Braun: That the Town of Nokomis order the following safety equipment from Superior Safety  at a total cost of five thousand and seven hundred and forty four dollars and eighty four cents ($5744.84):
* Allegro Ventilation Blower 
* M.S.A Lynx Tripod Confined Space Kit/with combination winch/SRL
* M.S.A  Altair 4-Head Gas Monitor W/Motion Alert
* M.S.A. Premair Cadet, 5 Min Escape
* M.S.A Workman Harness, Universal Fit, Single D-Ring
* Cascade Cylinder, 300 CuFt, Reconditioned
* Breathing Air Hose, 50’, Low Pressure
* Weldmark Breathing Air Regulator               
CARRIED              

New Business:

 

Hazel Eddy requested a report of employees Holidays and Sick Leave days be presented at every meeting.

Administrator Holidays: 45/2010 Hendry/Eddy:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the Administrator, Joanne Hamilton to take holidays from April 9th to 15th 2010 inclusive.         
CARRIED

RCMP Report:  46/2010  Eddy/ Braun:
The Town of Nokomis acknowledge the RCMP Community Report and answer the questions on the survey and authorize the Administrator, Joanne Hamilton to sign  the document and  be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED

2010 SAMA Requisition: 47/2010 Eddy/Knouse:  
The Town of Nokomis approve the payment the 2010 SAMA Requisition in the amount of five thousand five hundred and forty four dollars ($5544.00).          
CARRIED

Nokomis Ag Representative: 48/ 2010 Beeler/ McNichol:
That the Town of Nokomis appoint Carolyn Knouse as the Representative to the Board of the Nokomis Agricultural Society.          
CARRIED      

Reports

Fred Wright talked about the SEPA Conference that he attended in Saskatoon and will make up a package to help use update the EMO plan.

Hazel Eddy reported on the Local Municipalities Meeting and thought they were progressing and have a good start at the Strategic Plan for the region. Hazel Eddy and Carolyn Knouse will attend the next meeting on Thursday March 25, 2010 in Jansen.

Kalie Hendry was approached about the Imperial Oil site and wanted to know who was responsible for the site. Kalie also asked about the tennis court maintenance. In former years the school has said that they are responsible for the up keep.  

Next Meeting: 49/2010 McNichol/Hendr:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held April 21, 2010 at 7:00 pm at the Administration Office.           
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 50/2010 Beeler:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:50 pm

 

 

Town of Nokomis
February 24, 2010
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Hazel Eddy, Carolyn Knouse Sandy Braun, Willard Beeler         

Absent:  Jake McNichol

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.  

Minutes : 23/2010 Braun/Eddy:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held January 20, 2010  as read.           
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 24/2010 Beeler/Knouse:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending January 31, 2010 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.               
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 25/2010 Eddy/Hendry:  
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED.

Correspondence: 26 /2010 Beeler/Knouse
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:           
1.   Urban Updates                
2. WQWATER     
3. Midwest Tractor     
4. Strasbourg EMS     
5. Local Municipalities Workshop     
6. Central Transportation Planning Committee     
7. Saskatoon Health Region     
8. Wheatland Library     
9. Road Dust suppressant             
10. SUMA Urban Voice            
CARRIED

  Old Business:

  Walk through the Hall set up for Monday March 1, 2010

  Tour of the Well and Waterworks Facility to be scheduled in March 2010.

                 New Business:

Curb Stops & Snow Removal: 27/2010 Hendry/Braun:
That the Town of Nokomis write a letter to Wesley Kirk informing him that while removing snow on at the Four J’s building and at the Robert Nelson/Legion property that he broke 2 curb stops and he will be billed for the repair. When he is hired by a ratepayer to remove snow he is not allowed to push the snow into the town alleys.               
CARRIED.

District Museum Annual Report: 28/2010 Braun/Knouse:
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge the Nokomis District Museum & Heritage Cooperative Annual Report.          
CARRIED

Horizon School Annual Report: 29/2010 Eddy/Beeler:
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledges The Horizon School Division No. 250 Annual Report.          
CARRIED

SEPA Conference: 30/2010 Knouse/Beeler:  
That the Town of Nokomis send Mayor Fred Wright to the SEPA Conference on March 17-19 at a cost of two hundred and fifty($250.00) plus accommodations.          
CARRIED

Library Levy:  31/2010 Eddy/Knouse:  
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge the Nokomis Library Report and approve the request for five thousand and three hundred and thirty- eight dollars ($5338.00) for the Library Levy for 2010.          
CARRIED

Scenic Sask:  32/2010 Beeler/Braun:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the 2010 advertisement in the See Scenic Saskatchewan at a cost of three hundred and eighty five ($385.00) plus GST.          
CARRIED

Valves Workshop: 33/2010 Beeler/Eddy:  
That the Town of Nokomis send Tony Schmidt to the Valves, Meters & Piping attachment Workshop in Humboldt on April 6, 2010 at a cost of eighty-four dollars ($84.00) GST included.          
CARRIED

Engine Retarder:  34/2010 Eddy/ Beeler:
That the Town of Nokomis enforce Bylaw 99-07 Section 5 (c) and Bylaw Signs 97-02 and purchase (3) Prohibited Use of Engine Retarder brakes within the town limits signs. 
CARRIED

Vaccinations: 35/2010 Braun/Hendry:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the payment of all fees in order that the outside employees are up to date with the mandatory vaccinations.             
CARRIED      

Reports: 

Next Meeting :36/2010 Hendry/Knouse:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on March 23, 2010 at 7:00 pm.            
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 37/2010 Beeler:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 9:15 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
January 20, 2010
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Hazel Eddy, Carolyn Knouse Sandy Braun, Willard Beeler         

Absent:  Jake McNichol

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.   

Minutes:  01/2010 Beeler/Knouse:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held December 15, 2009 as read.           
CARRIED.

Financial  Statement: 02/2010 Eddy/Knouse:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending December 31, 2009 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.               
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 03/2010 Hendry/Knouse:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED.

Correspondence: 04 /2010 Braun/Beeler:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:           
1.   Urban Updates                
2. Alan Earle     
3. Hertz     
4. Walker Projects     
5. Minister of Education     
6. RM of Wreford     
7. SAMA            
CARRIED.

   Old Business:

  Walk through the Hall set up for Monday January 25, 2010.

  Tour of the Well and Waterworks Facility to be scheduled in March 2010.

  First Meeting Business:

Hire Administrator: 05/2010Braun/Eddy:  
That the Town of Nokomis hire Joanne Hamilton to the position of town administrator at the wage agreed upon by the Finance committee.           
CARRIED.

Hire Town Foreman: 06/2010 Beeler/Hendry:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Tony Schmidt to the position of Town Foreman at a wage of eighteen dollars and ninety cents ($18.90) per hour for 2010.                            
CARRIED.                     

Hire Utility Personal: 07/2010 Eddy/Knouse:  
That the Town of Nokomis Donald Landru to the position of full time Utility helper at a wage of fifteen dollars and seventy-five cents ($15.75) per hour for 2010.            
CARRIED.

Hire Office  Assistant: 08/2010 Hendry/Beeler:
That the Town of Nokomis hire Joyce Braun to the position of office assistant at a wage of twelve dollars ($12.00) per hour for 2010.           
CARRIED.

Regular Meeting Dates: 09/2010 Knouse/Braun:
That the Town of Nokomis set the regular meeting dates as every third Wednesday of the month with the exception of February that will be held on February 24, 2010.            
CARRIED.

Board of Revisions:  10/2010 Eddy/Hendry:  
That the Town of Nokomis set the following remuneration for the board of revisions for 2010:    
Chairperson:    20.00 per hour    
Secretary:       15.00 per hour    
Board Member: 15.00 per hour            
CARRIED. 

Assessor: 11/2010 Braun/Knouse:
That the Town of Nokomis appoints Joanne Hamilton as the Assessor for 2010.           
CARRIED.

Auditor:  12/2010 Beeler/Hendry:   
That the Town of Nokomis appoints Meyer Norris Penny as our auditor for 2010.           
CARRIED.

Bond:  13/2010 Beeler/ Braun
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledges the SUMA bond that is in effect.           
CARRIED.

Head of  LAFIOP: 14/2010 Knouse/ Beeler
That the Town of Nokomis appoint Joanne Hamilton the administrator as the’Head’ for the purpose of the Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.                                                                                                  
CARRIED.

Appointment of Committees: 15/2010 Hendry/Knouse:
That the Town of Nokomis appoint the following committees for 2010:

GENERAL GOVERNMENT & FISCAL SERVICES(Finance, Budget, License Insurance, Assessment, Administration, Employees) 
Chairman Jake McNichol   
Sandy Braun         
Hazel Eddy         
Carolyn Knouse,  
Kalie Hendry

PROTECTIVE SERVICES(R.C.M.P., Fire Department, E.M.O.,Fire Inspector)   
Chairman Willard Beeler    
Carolyn Knouse  
Kalie Hendry

TRANSPORTATION SERVICE(Equipment, Streets, Sidewalks, Street Lights, Snow Removal, Drainage)
Chairman – Willard Beeler    
Sandy Braun   
Jake McNichol

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, TOURISM, RECREATION & CULTURE(Rink, Hall, Town Property, Library, Regional Park, Physician’s residence)
Chairman Jake McNichol     
Hazel Eddy
Kalie Hendry
Sandy Braun

ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT & HEALTH SERVICES(Landfill, Cemetery, Land Sales, Pest Control,Health District, Trailer Court, Decorative Lighting, Health Centre)
Chairman Carolyn Knouse
Hazel Eddy
Willard Beeler

WATERWORKS & SEWAGE SYSTEM(Wells, Mains, Pump house, Reservoir,Sewage Lift, Lagoon System)
Chairman Willard Beeler           
Kalie Hendry
Carolyn Knouse

DEPUTY MAYOR   
January to February  Willard Beeler   
March to April  Hazel Eddy   
May to June   Kalie Hendry   
July to August  Sandy Braun      
September to October Carolyn Knouse  
 November to December Jake McNichol

APPOINTMENTS

Nokomis Business Association   Jake McNichol

Physician Recruit & Retention   Kalie Hendry

Library Board     Sandy Braun   

Beautification     Carolyn Knouse        Sandy Braun

Fire Cooperative     Willard Beeler           Fred Wright        Hazel Eddy  

Recreation Facility Board    Jake McNichol

Health Foundation     Carolyn Knouse/ Joanne Hamilton        

Recreation Board     Joanne Hamilton     

Cemetery      Kalie Hendry     

Regional Park Authority    Jake McNichol

E.M.O. Representative    All of Council          
CARRIED.   

Pest Control Officer: 16/2010 Braun/ Eddy:
That the Town of Nokomis appoint Willard Beeler, Pest Control Officer for 2010.           
CARRIED.

Donation Ski Wizards: 17/2010 Eddy/Beeler:
That the Town of Nokomis approves the donation request from the Govan Ski Wizards of one hundred dollars ($100.00).          
CARRIED

Fire Callouts: 18/2010 Braun/Hendry:  
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge that the fee for fire callouts for the residents of Nokomis is the responsibility of the home owner and homeowners insurance.          
CARRIED

Papa C’s: 19/2010 Braun/ Knouse:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a small plaque acknowledging the Papa C’s as a new business in the Town of Nokomis.          
CARRIED 

Reports: 

Kalie Hendry attended the Cemetery meeting and they discuss planting more trees and putting curbs around the existing trees.

Carolyn Knouse reported that the Beautification committee received a one thousand dollar ($1000.00) grant from Affinity Credit Union for the Nokomis Playground updates.

Willard Beeler attended a Govan Fiddle fest meeting, the 25th Annual Govan Fiddle fest is again going to be hosted by Nokomis, and another meeting will be called at a later date.

Special  Meeting: 20/2010 Eddy/Knouse: 
That the Town of Nokomis hold a special meeting to go over the Community Strategic Planning on February 23, 2010 at 5:00 pm           
CARRIED. 

Next Meeting: 21/2010 Hendry/Braun:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on February 24, 2010 at 7:00 pm.            
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 22/2010 Eddy:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourn the meeting at 8:45 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
December 15, 2009
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Hazel Eddy, Jake McNichol, Sandy Braun, Carolyn Knouse, Willard Beeler          

Absent:    

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Wright called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m.    

Minutes:  188/2009 Braun/Knouse:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes as amended of the regular meeting of Council held November 17, 2009 as read.            
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 189/2009 McNichol/Beeler:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending November 2009 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 190/2009McNichol/Hendry:  
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” are   attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved an paid.                                  
CARRIED.

Correspondence:
191/2009 Hendry/Beeler:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:
1. Urban Update
2. Meyer Norris Penny
3. Sask Ministry of Corrections
4. Sask Municipal Awards
5. Workers Compensation
6. Munisoft
7. Saskatoon Health Region
8. Diamond Asphalt
9. SAMA
10. Alan Earle           
CARRIED

Delegation:  5:30 pm – 6:00 pm   
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

                    6:00 pm – 6:20 pm
Ray Zillich from the Lanigan RCMP Detachment joined the meeting to introduce himself and give a brief overview to the new council members Mayor and to remind us of the Crime Stopper Meeting at the Nokomis School Library on Friday December 18, 2009 at 7:30 pm

     Old Business:

 

  New Business:

Financial  Committee: 192/2009 McNichol/ Eddy:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the recommendations set forth by the Financial Committee for January 1, 2010 as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes.                
CARRIED

Beeler Honorarium: 193/2009 McNichol/Braun:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize an honorarium of one thousand dollars ($1000.00) for Willard Beeler for all the work and time her has put in as Pest Control Officer for the year 2009.                                   
CARRIED

Whiteboard: 194/2009 Knouse/Eddy:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the purchase of a four by eight (4X8) piece of puck board for the town shop.             
CARRIED.

Minor Hockey:   195/2009 Braun/McNichol:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve a donation of one hundred dollars ($100.00) to the Nokomis Minor Hockey.              
CARRIED.

MLDP: 196/2009 Hendry/Beeler:  
That the Town of Nokomis authorize Hazel Eddy and Carolyn Knouse to attend the MLDP course on January 30, 2009 at the Regina Inn at a cost of one hundred and thirty-one twenty five cents($131.25) each including all expenses.                             
CARRIED

 REPORTS:

Sandy Braun attended the Library meeting and the Carol Festival was a great success.

Hazel Eddy attended the MLDP Workshop in Manitou Beach and recommends we have a separate meeting to discuss implementing a Strategic Plan for the Town of Nokomis.

Jake McNichol reported on the Facility Board meeting and the upcoming Santa Day.

Carolyn Knouse recommended we discuss the Asset Mapping that was started by Kickstart and is going to get all the information so we can continue with the process.

The Beautification Committee has given Carolyn Knouse all the Christmas lights and she is going to try and find a place to put a tree. 

Next Meeting: 197/2009 Hendry/Knouse:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on January 20, 2010 at 7:00 pm.              
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 198/2009 Knouse:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourns the meeting at 7:00 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
November 17, 2009
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Fred Wright

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Hazel Eddy, Jake McNichol, Sandy Braun, Carolyn Knouse, Willard Beeler          

Absent:    

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

 A quorum being present, Administrator Joanne Hamilton called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

 The oath of office was read and signed by Mayor and Councillors.

Mayor Fred Wright took over the meeting.   

Minutes:  173/2009 Beeler/Hendry:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held October 20,2009 as read.           
CARRIED.

Financial  Statement: 174/2009 Braun/McNichol:
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending October 2009 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 175/2009 Eddy/Knouse:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” are   attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED.

Correspondence: 176/2009 Braun/Hendry:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:
1. Urban Update
2. Prairie Mapping
3. H1N1 Update
4. East Central Tourism
5. Senator Pamela Wallin
6. East Central Tourism
7. Blair’s
8. SUMA Update                            
CARRIED

     Old Business:

Wastewater Course: 177/2009 Knouse/Beeler:   
That the Town of Nokomis we send the Assistant Foreman Don Landru to Saskatoon on February 8th – 12th to take the Class 1 Wastewater Treatment and Wastewater Collection course.           
 CARRIED.

Delegation:  7:20 pm – 7:40 pm   
Assistant Town Foreman Don Landru joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

   New Business:

MLDP Workshop: 178/2009 Hendry/McNichol:
That the Town of Nokomis send Joanne Hamilton, Hazel Eddy, Carolyn Knouse and Fred Wright to the Municipal Leadership Workshop and Central Division Meeting at a cost of four hundred ($400.00) dollars, plus mileage on November 23, 2009 at Pilot Butte.          
CARRIED

MLDP Workshop: 179/2009 Hendry/Braun:
That the Town of Nokomis send Hazel Eddy  following MLDP courses on Nov 27, 2009  at Manitou Beach and November 28, 2009 at Jansen at a cost of one hundred and thirty-one and twenty- five cents($131.25) per course plus mileage.                                     
CARRIED.

Committees: 180/2009 Braun/Beeler:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the following list of committees and appointments for the year 2009/2010 as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes              
CARRIED.

Xmas Party:    181/2009 Knouse/McNichol:  
That the Town of Nokomis have the annual Christmas Party on December 4th, 2009 at the Nokomis Hotel.              
CARRIED.

Baskets 182/2009 McNichol/Eddy:  
That the Town of Nokomis purchase 3 gift baskets for the outgoing councillor's and mayor  at a cost of sixty dollars($60.00) each.                            
CARRIED

Xmas Hours:   183/2009 Hendry/Beeler:
That the Town of Nokomis set the following Christmas hours for the administration office;     
December 24 -  Closed     
December 25-   Closed     
December 28-   Closed     
January 1 -     Closed                                       
CARRIED.  

Facility Board Financial:  184/2009 McNichol J/Hendry:    
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledge the Nokomis Recreation Centre Financial Statement.                       
CARRIED.

SUMA  Convention: 185/2009 Braun/McNichol: 
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the following to attend the 2010 SUMA Convention in Regina on January 31, 2010 to February 3, 2010 Joanne Hamilton, Fred Wright, Hazel Eddy and Carolyn Knouse including registration and all expenses                    
CARRIED.

REPORTS:

Kalie Hendry reported on the Nokomis Curling Club meeting.

Carolyn Knouse reported on the St Pete’s College and Carlton Trail Regional College amalgamation. The Beautification Committee has applied for two grants’s to help to upgrade the equipment at the Nokomis Playground. 

Next Meeting: 186/2009 Hendry/McNichol:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on December 15, 2009 at 5:00 pm.              
CARRIED. 

Adjourn: 187/2009 Eddy:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourns the meeting at 10:00 pm

 

Town of Nokomis
October 20, 2009
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Willard Beeler

Councillors: Kalie Hendry, Leland Greenfield, Jake McNichol, Sandy Braun

Absent:  Robert McNichol  

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Beeler called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Minutes:  158/2009 Greenfield/Braun:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held September 16,2009 as read.          
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 159/2009 McNichol J/Hendry:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending September 2009 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED.

List of Accounts 160/2009 Hendry/McNichol J:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” a attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                  
CARRIED.

Correspondence:  161/2009 Greenfield/McNichol J:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:
1. Horizon School Division
2. Ministry of Municipal Affairs                            
CARRIED

Delegation:  7:25 pm – 7:55 pm   
Assistant Town Foreman Don Landru joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

 

   Old Business:

Truck  Complaint: 162/2009 Hendry/ McNichol J:
That the Town of Nokomis write Peyton McNichol a letter apologizing for the oversight not writing a response to the letter she wrote  in May 2008 about the complaint of the semi truck parking on the highway.           
CARRIED.

  New Business:

Holidays: 163/2009 Hendry/Braun: 2010  
That the Town of Nokomis approve Joanne Hamilton holidays to be taken February 9th to February 17, 2010 inclusive.           
CARRIED

Gravel: 164/2009 Hendry/Braun:  
That the Town of Nokomis purchase one hundred and forty (140) yards of gravel from Melron Backhoe Services at a price of eighteen dollars ($18.00) per yard delivered.                                 
CARRIED.

Sale of Lots: 165/2009 Greenfield/McNichol J:  
That the Town of Nokomis sell Derrick Schmidt Lot 38 Blk 03 Plan O5032 for one dollar ($1.00) per frontage foot.             
CARRIED.

Parking Sign: 166/2009 Braun/McNichol:  
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a No Parking sign with the message 5 Minute Loading Zone from Signal Industries to be installed at the Centennial Hall at the side entrance.             
CARRIED.

Culvert :167/2009 Greenfield/Hendry:  
That the Town of Nokomis install a culvert on the Lot 28-29 Blk 9 Plan R1923 once the lot has been developed.                            
CARRIED

Cross Shredder: 168/2009 McNichol J/Greenfield:
That the Town of Nokomis purchase a cross shredder from Supreme Basics at a price of three hundred and twenty nine dollars and ninety- nine cents ($329.99) plus all taxes.                                    
CARRIED.  

Fence :  169/2009 McNichol J/Hendry:          
That the Town of Nokomis approve the request from Art and Deanie Harding to build a fence on the trailer court lot they are renting from the Town of Nokomis.                       
CARRIED.

Compressor Bill: 170/2009 McNichol J/Braun:
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the payment submitted by Leland Greenfield for five hundred dollars ($500.00) for the use and labor of his air compressor.                    
CARRIED.

REPORTS:

Sandra Braun expressed her concern with a comment that was made in the minutes of the Nokomis School Community Council directed at the Nokomis Town Council and is still waiting for response from the President.

Jake McNichol has a request from the Nokomis Facility Board that when anyone needs into to the rink to clean or repair the fire extinguishers that Al Hemmingway be called and informed that they are in the Recreation Centre.

Shirley Kamphuis offered at the candidate’s forum to help with a welcome wagon for new residents to Nokomis.

Next Meeting: 171/2009 Hendry/Braun:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on November 18, 2009 at 7:00 pm.              
CARRIED. 

Adjourn: 172/2009 McNichol J:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourns the meeting at 9:00 pm

 

 

 

Town of Nokomis
September 16, 2009
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Willard Beeler

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Leland Greenfield, Robert McNichol, Jake McNichol, Sandy Braun         

Absent:   

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Beeler called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 

Minutes:  142/2009 McNichol R/Braun:  That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held August 20,2009 as read           
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 143/2009 Braun/Hendry: 
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending August 2009 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.               
CARRIED.

List of Accounts: 144/2009 McNichol R/Greenfield:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” a   attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved and paid.                                 
CARRIED.

Correspondence: 145/2009 Greenfield/McNichol J:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed: 1. Local Municipalities Working Together Workshop                           
CARRIED

       Old Business:

½ Ton Truck: 146/2009 McNichol R/Hendry:  T
hat the Town of Nokomis purchase the parts for the ½ ton truck from Hendry’s Western Service.          
CARRIED.

  New Business:

Bylaw  2009-01: 147/2009Greenfield/Harley: That Bylaw No.2009-01, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2005-02 to establish fixing rates to be charged for the use of water, water meters   and sewer, be read a first time.           
CARRIED  

That Bylaw No.2009-01, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2005-02 to establish fixing rates to be charged for the use of water, water meters and sewer, be read a second time.
CARRIED

That Bylaw No.2009-01, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2005-02 to establish fixing rates to be charged for the use of water, water meters   and sewer, be given three readings.             
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY  

That Bylaw No.2009-01, being a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No.2005-02 to establish fixing rates to be charged for the use of water, water meters   and sewer be read a third time and finally adopted.           
CARRIED         

Town  Sign Lights: 148/2009 McNichol R/McNichol J: That the Town of Nokomis accept the quote from Nokomis Electric to install lights at the Town of Nokomis sign at a cost of six hundred and twenty five dollars ($625.00) per sign plus GST.                      CARRIED.

Campground Repairs:  149/2009 McNichol J/Greenfield:  
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the installation of two (2) more thirty (30) amp sites at the Nokomis Campground.                  CARRIED.

Delegation:   7:35 pm – 8:15 pm  
Town Foreman Tony Schmidt joined the meeting to discuss any outside maintenance issues or concerns with Council.

Building Permit: 150/2009 McNichol R/Greenfield:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the following building permit: 
Building Permit 2009 – Charles Whitfield                            
CARRIED 

Highway Signs:  151/2009 McNichol R/Greenfield: 
That the Town of Nokomis accept the quote from Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure for the replacement of the Community signs on Highway twenty(20) south at a cost of five hundred and ninety dollars and sixteen cents($590.16) installed.                                  
CARRIED. 

Donation: 152/2009 McNichol J/Hendry:         
That the Town of Nokomis donate two hundred dollars ($200.00) to the Nokomis Legion for the Ducks Unlimited Banquet.                     
CARRIED.

Water Refund: 153/2009 Hendry/ Greenfield:
That the Town of Nokomis refund Leona Lawrence twenty-five dollars and thirty- four cents ($25.34) for the water and sewer.                   
CARRIED.

Tax Enforcement: 154/2009Hendry/ Greenfield: 
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the administrator Joanne Hamilton to start tax enforcement proceeding on the following properties:
14 000  1-4 02 O5032  $155.48  
15 000  5-7 02 O5032  $925.07  
17 000  09 02 O5032  $257.41  
18 000  10-13 02 O5032  $685.45  
44 000  33-35  03 O5032  $1,162.19 
45 000  36 03 O5032  $646.78
46 000  37 03 O5032  $51.65                    
53 000  13-14  04 O5032  $1,244.84                    
122 000  13-16  13 O5032  $1,213.60           
194 000  12-13 33 O5032  $1,062.73           
223 000  17-18 36 O5032  $2,269.23           
232 000  35-37 36 O5032  $563.16                  
CARRIED.

Storage Sweeper: 155/2009 Hendry/ Greenfield: 
That the Town of Nokomis rent storage space from John Dzurick at a cost of three hundred and eighteen dollars ($318.00) for 2009.              
CARRIED. 

REPORTS:

Robert McNichol reported that the Town will have to get together with the Catering Committee to discuss stocking the rink .

Leland Greenfield reported some vandalism at the well site.          

Next Meeting: 156/2009 Hendry/Braun:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on October 21, 2009 at 7:00 pm.              CARRIED.

Adjourn: 157/2009 McNichol R:    
That the Town of Nokomis adjourns the meeting at 9:15 pm

 

 

Town of Nokomis
August 20, 2009
Regular Meeting Held in the Council Chambers of the Administration Office in Nokomis, Saskatchewan

Present:    Mayor  Willard Beeler

Councillors: Kalie Hendry,  Leland Greenfield, Robert McNichol, Jake McNichol         

Absent:  Sandy Braun   

Administrator: Joanne Hamilton

A quorum being present, Mayor Beeler called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.  

Minutes:  126/2009 McNichol R/Greenfield:  
That the Town of Nokomis approve the minutes of the regular meeting of Council held July 15,2009 as read.           
CARRIED.

Financial Statement: 127/2009 McNichol/Hendry:  
That the Town of Nokomis Statement of Financial Activities for the month ending July 2009 be accepted as presented and subsequently filed.                
CARRIED.

List of Account:s 128/2009 McNichol J/McNichol R:
That the accounts as listed on the “List of Accounts for Approval” a   attached hereto and forming part of these minutes be now approved an   paid.                                
 CARRIED.

Correspondence: 129/2009 Greenfield/McNichol J:
That the following correspondence and reports as introduced by the Administrator be filed:
1. Connect Energy
2. Urban Update
3. Access Communications    
4. SUMA Urban Voice                           
 CARRIED

       Old Business:

Oil Truck:  130/2009 McNichol R/Hendry:   
That the Town of Nokomis approve the sale of the oil truck to Woiden Construction for seven thousand dollars ($7000.00).           
CARRIED.

                                                                                            New Business:

SPRA Membership:  131/2009 McNichol R/Hendry:  
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the payment of the 2009 Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Membership of fifty dollars($50.00).                    
CARRIED.

Campground Repairs:  132/2009 McNichol J/Greenfield:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the separating of the power plug in at the campground and increase the 30 amp campsites.           
CARRIED.

Horizon Election: 133/2009 McNichol J/Hendry:
That the Town of Nokomis acknowledges the letter from Horizon School Division to share costs for the election officials and hall rental for the 2009 Election.                      
CARRIED.

Cunningham Fine 134/2009Greenfield/ McNichol J:   
That the Town of Nokomis enforce Bylaw 2005-05 Section 29 and impose a fine of sixty dollars ($60.00) to Nina Cunningham.                  
CARRIED. 

Delegation:   8:45 – 9:30 pm
Sean Edwards (Facility Board Member), Dale Knouse (Curling Club & Nokomis Agricultural Society member) and Michelle Cruise- Pratchler (Nokomis Agricultural Society member) attended the meeting to explain the RInC grant that they applied for and were awarded that the Town of Nokomis will be administrating. The funds are in place for the repairs and upgrades to the Nokomis Recreational Facility and are the responsibility of the joint committee from the above organizations and the Town of Nokomis only responsibility will be to administer the grant once it is disbursed.  

RInC:  135/2009 Hendry/McNichol R: Grant  
That the Town of Nokomis sign the agreement between Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada as represented by the Minister of Western Diversification and the Town of Nokomis for the RInC grant as attached hereto and forming part of these minutes.         
CARRIED.

Building Permits: 136/2009 Greenfield/McNichol J:
That the Town of Nokomis approve the following building permits:  
Building Permit 2009 – Alex and June Munroe Building Permit
2009 - Darryl Strudwick                 
CARRIED  

Home Business  :137/2009 McNichol R/Greenfield:  
That the Town of Nokomis issue a letter to Darryl Strudwick clarifying that his home business is to be taxed residential and issue Darryl Strudwick a business license.                                    
CARRIED.  

Sidewalk:   138/2009 McNichol J/Hendry:          
That the Town of Nokomis authorize the payment to of one thousand five hundred and twenty- seven dollars and fifty- four cents ($1527.54) for the installation of ninety ft (90) of concrete sidewalk.                       
CARRIED.

SWWA Conference: 139/2009 Hendry/ Greenfield:  
That the Town of Nokomis send Tony Schmidt to the SWWA conference in Saskatoon November 4th – 6th at a cost of three hundred and thirty- six dollar and sixty cents ($336.60) plus  accommodations and mileage.                   
CARRIED.

REPORTS:

Robert McNichol reported that Bernard Hinz will be coming to replace the trees that have died. 

Next Meeting: 140/2009 Greenfield/McNichol J:
That the Town of Nokomis authorizes the next regular meeting to be held on September 16, 2009 at 7:00 pm.              
CARRIED.

Adjourn: 141/2009 Hendry:     
That the Town of Nokomis adjourns the meeting at 10:05 pm