Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Semans
held on Wednesday, the 10th day of December, 2014 in the Municipal Office
at Semans, Saskatchewan.
Mayor – Duane Linford
Deputy Mayor – Malcolm Bains
Alderman – Heidi Linford
Administrator – Ashley Greenshields
Assistant Administrator – Shannon Cameron
Deputy Mayor – Malcolm Bains
Alderman – Tom Anderson
Alderman – Perry Fehr
Signing of Declarations: Mayor and Councillors
Call to Order:
A quorum being present, Mayor Duane Linford, called the meeting to order at 4:33pm.
234/14 H. Linford: That the agenda be accepted as presented.
235/14 Bains: That the minutes of the regular meeting November
10th, 2014 be approved as read.
236/14 D. Linford: That the accounts be accepted as presented/attached.
237/14 H. Linford: That the financials be accepted as presented.
Water Treatment Courses:
238/14 D. Linford: That we wait to enroll Shane in the water treatment courses
for another month. Carried.
Water Bill for Lot 31-32 Block 6 Plan C815:
239/14 D. Linford That we do not charge for garbage at this property as they
will not have any to be picked up. Carried.
Lot 9 Block 15 Plan 84H03228:
240/14 Bains: That we refund $100 paid for this lot due to caveat on the
New Building Canada Fund:
241/14 H. Linford: That we apply for the Saskatchewan portion of the New
Building Canada Fund Grant for the water treatment plant.
242/14 D. Linford: That we clear alley ways that are being used by residents
that have their driveways in the back of their lots at no
Bylaw No. 7 – 2014 – Water and Sewer Rates:
243/14 Unaminous: That all 3 readings be completed at this meeting.
H. Linford: 1st reading of Bylaw No. 7 – 2014.
Bains: 2nd reading of Bylaw No. 7 – 2014.
D. Linford: 3rd reading and passing of Bylaw No. 7 – 2014.
244/14 H. Linford: That council will go through new dog bylaw and revisit at
245/14 D. Linford: That at the next meeting when all of council is present will
discuss use of mini router as a back up sewer router. Carried.
Summer Student Info Session:
246/14 Bains: That Ashley attend the Summer Student Information
Session in Lumsden on December 18th.
247/14 H. Linford: That due to not receiving the service being paid for (mat
rental/cleaning), we will cease payment on any invoices received until service is restored. Carried.
248/14 Bains: That Ashley talk to Sask Water about getting CN to clean
out the culvert under the tracks. Carried.
Water Heater in School:
249/14 D. Linford: That we get Ray to install a new water heater at the school
for the kitchen. Carried.
Rhonda Godwin’s Dog:
250/14 D. Linford: That Ashley start the legal process to get Rhonda’s dog
declared dangerous. Carried.
Acting Clerk Permit:
251/14 H. Linford: That we pay $25 for an Acting Clerk permit for Shannon.
252/14 Bains: That we apply for an AED for the school.
253/14 D. Linford: That the next meeting will be January 13th , 2014 at
254/14 D. Linford: That the meeting be adjourned at 5:21pm.