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
Not Present:
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.


Financial Reports: 
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.


New Buisiness:


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
lot.               Carried.


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.          
Clearing Alley’s:
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
charge.                Carried.


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.
.                          Carried.
Dog Bylaw:
244/14  H. Linford:   That council will go through new dog bylaw and revisit at
January meeting.


Roto Router:
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.


Watrous Cleaners:
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.


Sask Water:
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.