September 2016

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Council of the Municipality of Semans
held on Thursday, the 8th day of September, 2016 in the Municipal Office
at Semans, Saskatchewan.
Mayor – Duane Linford
Deputy Mayor – Malcolm Bains
Alderman – Heidi Linford
Alderman – Tom Anderson
Alderman – Perrry Fehr
Acting Administrator – Amanda Meyers

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

215/16    T. Anderson:    That we add Elaine McGinnis to the agenda.  Motion to adopt the agenda as presented with the power to add.
216/16    H.Linford:    That the minutes of the regular meeting of August10th, 2016 be approved as read.                            

Business Arising from Minutes:

Speed Limit Bylaw – 3 readings:   
217/16            D. Linford:    That Bylaw No. 2-2016 being “a bylaw to amend bylaw No. 3-72”, be introduced and read a first time.

218/16    M. Bains    That Bylaw No. 2-2016 being “a bylaw to amend bylaw No. 3-72” be read a second time.

219/16    T. Anderson    That Bylaw No. 2 – 2016 be given three (3) readings at this meeting of council.

220/16    H.Linford    That Bylaw No. 2 – 2016 being “a bylaw to repeal Bylaw No. 3-72”, as attached hereto and forming a part of these minutes, be read a third time and finally adopted.

221/16    M.Bains:    That the list of accounts be accepted as presented and attached.                                                                    Carried.


Financial Reports:    
222/16    D. Linford:    That the August 2016 financials be accepted as presented, and filed OR as attached hereto and forming a part of these minutes.                              Carried.


New Business:

Advance Polling:
223/16    P.Fehr:    That we set our advance polling date for Thursday October 13, 2016.              

Amanda’s Vacation:
224/16    P. Fehr:    That we approve Amanda’s proposed unpaid vacation time from Dec. 2 – 16 for her wedding. She will use her banked STAT holidays (Sept. 5 and Oct. 10) during her time off.     
Ashley’s Request for Payment:
225/16    D. Linford:    That we approve Ashley Greenshields request for payment  of $79.89 for her 3 hours of work at her normal wage of $26.63 training Amanda on Payroll on August 24th from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Rob Thiessen:
226/16    D. Linford:    That we hire Rob Thiessen as The Village of Semans temporary labourer at a rate of $18.00 per hour.                                                    


Rob Thiessen Medical Bill:
227/16    T. Anderson:    That we pay for Rob’s Medical Exam at a cost of $95.00 that council asked him to get in order to receive his driver’s license back.                                                                                               

Tri-Central Insurance Policy:
228/16    D.Linford:    That we remove Richmond Cole from our insurance agency and add Amanda Meyers and Shannon Cameron.

Tanner Linford:
229/16    P. Fehr:    That we pay Tanner Linford a wage of $15.00 per hour for garbage collection.                      
Lot Transfer
230/16    D. Linford:    That we will accept the transfer of lot J-11-62H06659, but will not cover the transfer fee.

Michelle Pratchler:
231/16    T. Anderson:    That we hire Michelle Pratchler as Amanda’s Mentor for a rate of $60.00 per hour plus mileage.

Carried .                                                                         

Dave Marshall
232/16    D. Linford:    That we approve the $400.00 payment to Dave Marshall for the use of his man lift to cut trees.


Sam Anderson:
233/16    D. Linford:    That we pay Sam Anderson a rate of 18.00 per hour for his work cutting trees.

234/16        D. Linford        Next meeting will be at the call of the chair
235/16        D. Linford:        That the meeting be adjourned at 8:34pm.