Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Semans
held on Tuesday, the 12th day of July, 2016 in the Municipal Office
at Semans, Saskatchewan.
    
Present:
Mayor – Duane Linford
Deputy Mayor – Malcolm Bains
Alderman – Heidi Linford
Alderman – Tom Anderson
Alderman – Perry Fehr
Administrator – Ashley Greenshields


Call to Order:
A quorum being present, Mayor Duane Linford, called the meeting to order at 5:30pm.

Agenda:
168/16    H. Linford:    That we adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.                                  Carried.
Minutes:
169/16    D. Linford:    That the minutes of the regular meeting of June 16th, 2016 be approved as read.                          Carried.

Accounts:
170/16    Anderson:    That the list of accounts be accepted as presented and attached.                                                                    Carried.

Financial Reports:    
171/16    D. Linford:    That the July 2016 financials be accepted as presented, and filed OR as attached hereto and forming a part of these minutes.                              Carried.

New Business:

Water Leak @ Frank Phillips:
172/16    Bains:    That Frank put a claim in through his household insurance so they can contact our insurance to see if there will be any coverage for the flooding in his basement.              Carried.

Semans Centennial Committee Donations:
173/16    Fehr:    That we issue a cheque to the Semans Centennial Committee for all donations received at the Village Office in the amounts of $1,082.00 and $500.00.              Carried.
Military Book:
174/16    H. Linford:    That we do not donate to the Canadian Legion for the printing of the military books.                                  Carried.
Speed Limit:
175/16    D. Linford:    That we lower the speed limit on Semans Street to 40km/hr. Ashley will draft a new bylaw for the next meeting.                              Carried.



Raccoons on 2nd Ave:
176/16    D. Linford:    That we set up the big wire trap in yard at 425 2nd Ave.                                      Carried.
Barrels of Chlorine:
177/16    D. Linford:    That we sell our expired barrels of chlorine to Raymore for their pool. Will sell for our cost plus deposit on each barrel.                                      Carried.
Ashley’s Holidays:
178/16    H.Linford:    That Ashley close the office for holidays on August 22nd to 26th and either July 21-22 or August 3-5, 2016.       Carried.

Justin Day off:
179/16    D.Linford:    That Justin take July 29th off and we move garbage pickup to July 28th that week.                          Carried.

Garbage Pickup:
180/16    D. Linford:    That Justin set certain times for garbage pickup so ratepayers know when to have their garbage out so they don’t get missed.                               Carried.

Water Pump:
181/16    D. Linford:    That we get the water pump fixed at Flamans.                                          Carried.

Scrap Metal Pickup Fee:
182/16    H. Linford:    That we increase the scrap metal pickup fee to $100.00 so all of our costs are covered.                                      Carried.

Old Fashion Saturday Night:
183/16    D. Linford:    That Justin ensure all grass is cut, hedges are trimmed and any other trimming is done before the Old Fashion Saturday Night on August 13th. We will also hold a Village work bee the week of the Old Fashion Saturday Night.                                                Carried.

Announcements:
184/16        D. Linford        Next meeting will be Wednesday, August 10th at 7:00pm.
                                                      Carried.
185/16        D. Linford:        That the meeting be adjourned at 6:48pm.