Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Semans held on Wednesday, the 13th day of August, 2014 in the Municipal Office at Semans, Saskatchewan.



Mayor – Duane Linford

Deputy Mayor – Malcolm Bains

Alderman – Heidi Linford

Alderman – Tom Anderson

Acting Clerk – Ashley Greenshields


Signing of Declarations:Mayor and Councillors


Call to Order:

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



142/14             H. Linford:                

That the agenda be accepted as presented.



143/14             Anderson:                  

That the minutes of the regular meeting July 16th, 2014 be approved as read.                                                            Carried.



144/14             D. Linford:                

That the accounts be accepted as presented/attached.



Financial Reports:    

145/14             Bains:                        

That the financials be accepted as presented.


Business Arising From Minutes:


AD&D Insurance:

146/14             D. Linford:                

That we do not get Accidental Death and Dismemberment
for part time employees or volunteers at this time.


New Buisiness:



147/14             D. Linford:                

That Ashley contact Dean Linford to get a quote for tree removal.                                                           Carried.


Lot 9 Block 15 Plan 84H03228 :

148/14             D. Linford:                

That we sell this lot to the Bruvold’s.             Carried.


Munisoft Online Training:

149/14             D. Linford:                

That Ashley attend two online training sessions through
Munisoft at a cost of $100.                             Carried.


Job Postings on SUMA website:

150/14             H. Linford:                

That we put the Townman/Water Treatment Plant Operator
and Assistant Administrator job postings on the SUMA website for one month at a cost of $150 per posting.        Carried.


Ron Hido Wage:

151/14             H. Linford:                

That we pay Ron Hido $22.50 per hour plus $.38/km
mileage for looking after our water treatment plant while searching for a new operator/training new operator.       Carried.


Sam Anderson Wage:

152/14             D. Linford:                

That we pay Sam $15/hr now that he has taken over the town man duties as well as grass cutting. Make retroactive to when Sam took over for Tom Stark.                                          Carried.


Councillor Wage:

153/14             D. Linford                 

That we pay councilors $20/hr for their work in town while
we are without a town man.                             Carried.


School Heating System:

154/14             Anderson:                  

That we shut the heat off in the south end of the school and
move to a smaller boiler. Kevin Acton will be installing the new boiler.                                                                 Carried.


Tanner Linford Wage:

155/14             Bains:                        

That we pay Tanner Linford $10/hr.                         Carried.


Dog Issue:

156/14             D. Linford:                

That Ashley talk to Klebeck Law Office in Wynyard and
see what our next steps are to handle the dog bite issue.



157/14             D. Linford:                

That the next meeting will be call of the chair.


158/14             D. Linford:                

That the meeting be adjourned at 8:38pm.