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THE VILLAGE OF MACOUN

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

HELD IN THE MACOUN MUNICIPAL COUNCIL CHAMBERS

Tuesday April 12, 2022

Mayor Suzanne Kuchinka Councillor Vince Martin Councillor Frank Schaefer

Councillor Dave Schindel Councillor Judy Sovdi CAO Carmen Dodd-Vicary

1. Call to Order:

Mayor Kuchinka called the meeting to order at 7:00pm.

2. Adoption of Agenda:

MOTION 2022/74 by Sovdi THAT, the Agenda is approved with the following additions. Seconded by Schindel.

CARRIED.

ADDITIONS: Add Malea Eagles as a Delegation, New Business add Earth Day BBQ and add 2 received letters

to Correspondence.

3. Delegations:

Discussion was held with Malea Eagles regarding possibly allowing chickens within Village limits. Malea

left a proposal for Council’s consideration.

Village Foreman gave his first quarterly report to Council regarding maintenance matters.

4. Approval of Minutes and Bills to be Paid:

MOTION 2022/75 by Sovdi THAT, the March 14, 2022 meeting minutes be approved and the March 31, 2022

bills be approved in the amount of $27,341.12. Seconded by Schindel. CARRIED

5. Policies and Bylaws:

TABLE Road Ban policy to discuss with Traffic Bylaw amendments.

6. Unfinished Business:

MOTION 2022/76 by Sovdi THAT, new employee contracts are accepted as presented, retroactive April 1, 2022.

Seconded by Martin. CARRIED

TABLE gopher control and continue monitoring.

MOTION 2022/77 by Kuchinka THAT, no further action is required in the matter of waste collection rates on

utility bills. Seconded by Sovdi. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/78 by Kuchinka THAT, no further action is required in the matter of recycle pick up on windy

days. Seconded by Martin. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/79 by Kuchinka THAT, no further action is required in the matter of support to Town Hall Board

for grant funding. seconded by Sovdi. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/80 by Kuchinka that no further action is required in the matter of colorimeter purchase.

Seconded by Schaefer. CARRIED

TABLE Air Brake matter for update once Foreman is scheduled.

MOTION 2022/81 by Kuchinka THAT, dust control be completed by Fort Distributors from Highway 39 north

on Appleton Ave to Tallman St. Seconded by Schaefer. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/82 by Kuchinka THAT, no further action is required in the matter of letter to province. Seconded

by Schindel. CARRIED

7. New Business:

MOTION 2022/83 by Kuchinka THAT, Village offer a BBQ lunch at the Macoun School on Friday April 29,

2022 for an Earth Day Cleanup. Seconded by Sovdi. CARRIED

Mayor Kuchinka gave an update from the 2022 SUMA Convention she attended earlier in April.

MOTION 2022/84 by Sovdi THAT, regular scheduled Council meeting dates be moved to the second Tuesday of

each month. Seconded by Schaefer. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/85 by Kuchinka THAT, Village Council is not interested in leasing long-term any Village owned

facilities at this time. Seconded by Sovdi. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/86 by Kuchinka THAT, TAXervice be authorized under S22(1) of The Tax Enforcement Act on

or after March 14, 2022 to commence proceedings to request title with respect to the following lands:

Roll 57000 Lot 10 Block 12 Plan T549 Ext. 0 Title No. 142629093

Lot 11 Block 12 Plan T549 Ext. 0 142629082

Roll 113000 Lot 4 Block 31 Plan O5753 Ext. 0 Title No. 135301317

Lot 5 Block 31 Plan O5753 Ext. 0 135301340

Lot 6 Block 31 Plan O5753 Ext. 0 135301395

Seconded by Martin. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/87 by Sovdi THAT, Village advertise for part time summer maintenance at the Macoun

Cemetery as well as part time summer maintenance on Parks & Rec land, to be advertised on social media,

Macoun Coop, newsletter and send to Midale to ask if they would mind posting on social media, tenders to be

discussed at May meeting. Seconded by Kuchinka. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/88 by Kuchinka THAT, Village advertise the 2022 gravel tender in one issue of the Estevan

Mercury, post to social media and post in the Macoun Co-op, tenders to be discussed at the May meeting.

Seconded by Sovdi. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/89 by Kuchinka THAT, Village send a letter to the RM of Cymri requesting permission for

Village residents to use the RM well located just south of Macoun to haul water. Seconded by Schaefer.

CARRIED

TABLE UMAAS Convention for May meeting.

8. Correspondence:

MOTION 2022/90 by Kuchinka THAT, Council deny request for semi-trailer to be brought into Village limits

for storage. Seconded by Sovdi. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/91 by Kuchinka THAT, Council accept Water Rights License as presented. Seconded by

Schaefer. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/92 by Kuchinka THAT, Council deny tender for purchase of Lot 1 Block 33 Plan O5753 at this

time. Seconded by Sovdi. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/93 by Kuchinka THAT, Village advertise to residents that Council will be considering allowing

chickens within Village limits at the May 2022 Council meeting and if anyone has concerns to please submit

them to the Village office for Council’s consideration. Seconded by Martin. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/94 by Kuchinka THAT, meeting continue past 9pm to complete remaining items on agenda.

Seconded by Sovdi. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/95 by Kuchinka THAT, Council deny request to build a fence on Village property. Seconded by

Schaefer. CARRIED

MOTION 2022/96 by Kuchinka THAT, Council approve kids program starting in Macoun with the blessing of

the Macoun Parks & Rec Board. Seconded by Martin. CARRIED

9. Adjournment:

MOTION 2022/97 by Kuchinka THAT, meeting is adjourned at 9:26pm. CARRIED


Monthly News

May Newsletter

Council Meeting Dates

Council of the Village of Macoun will be holding a Special Meeting on Tuesday May 3, 2022 at 7pm to discuss the 2022 Operating Budget. The Regular Meeting of Council will be held on Tuesday May 10, 2022 at 7pm. Both meetings will be held in the Village office and are open to the public to come listen to the topics Council will be discussing.

Staff Availability

Council of the Village of Macoun would like to remind residents that staff are available Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm by calling 306-634-9352. Council is asking residents not to contact staff outside of regular hours by phone or by attending staff’s homes except in the case of an emergency, such as a water or sewer line break. For none emergencies after hours, please call and leave a voicemail at 306-634-9352 or email [email protected] and you will be contacted by staff once back in the office.

Council wishes to thank you all for respecting staff’s time away from work with their families.

May Waste Collection

Grey Bin Garbage Collection returns to weekly pick up in May.

Grey Bin Collection: May 5, 12, 19 & 26

Blue Bin Collection: May 4 & 18

Office Closed

The Village office will be closed on Monday May 23, 2022 for the Victoria Day Holiday. 

Bylaws and Policies

The Village of Macoun has a number of Policies

and Bylaws that were developed by Council over time.

These regulations were created to address matters of the

community that at one time or another caused concern

and needed a more permanent way to address them. The

Village has a contract with Commissionaires for Bylaw Enforcement.

BYLAW NO. 1-21

A Bylaw of the Village of Macoun for Licensing Dogs and Cats and Regulating

and Controlling Persons Owning or Harboring Pets

The Council of the Village of Macoun enacts as follows:

1) For the purposes of this Bylaw:

(a) “Pet” means any domesticated or tamed animal kept primarily for a person’s company or entertainment rather than as a working animal, livestock or a laboratory animal and cared for affectionately;

(b) "Dog" or "Cat" includes all species of the animals commonly known as dogs or cats, male or female, spayed or neutered and of every breed or classification or mixture of breeds;

(c) "License Year" means the period from January 1 to December 31 of the same year, both dates inclusive;

(d) "Judge" means a judge of the Provincial Court;

(e) "Treasurer" means the Village Administrator of the Village of Macoun;

(f) "Owner" means any person or persons, partnership, association or corporation owning, possessing, harboring, having charge of or control over any pet, and includes a keeper of a pet;

(g) "Running at Large" means off the premises of the owner when not on a leash held by a person able to control the pet.

2) No dog or cat under the age of six months shall require a license.

3) The annual license fee charged for dogs or cats owned, possessed or harbored by any person while residing in the Village of Macoun, excepting seeing eye dogs, shall be in accordance with the schedule of fees prescribed in Schedule "A" attached to this Bylaw;

4) The owner of every dog or cat shall apply to the Treasurer on or before January 31 of each year for a license to keep such dog or cat within the Village, upon receipt of payment in full, the Treasurer shall issue a license and a tag, when required, for each dog or cat owned by the owner.

5) Every applicant for license for a spayed or neutered dog or cat, shall produce to the Treasurer, at the time of making application, a certificate of a Veterinary Surgeon, that such dog or cat has been spayed or neutered.

6) All license fees to be paid under this Bylaw shall be paid to the Treasurer of the Village, located at the Village Office, 454 Appleton Ave.

7) (a) No owner shall permit any pet to be running at large in the Village of Macoun;

(b) No owner or other person shall use a leash greater than two (2) meters in length on a pet, when such pet is off the premises of the owner, and where a leash greater than two (2) meters in length is used by the owner or any other person, the pet shall be deemed to be running at large. If a retractable leash is used on your dog or cat, you must be able to maintain no greater than a (2) meter length.

(c) If an owner or other person uses a tether long enough that a pet can step off the property boundaries of the owner, the pet shall be deemed to be running at large.

8) No owner or keeper of a dog or cat shall permit their dog or cat on any school grounds, playground or posted area, except when using the dog in question for a guide or "seeing- eye" dog.

9) (a) If a pet defecates on any public or private property, other than the property of its owner, the owner or keeper shall cause such defecation to be removed immediately. If the owner of a pet fails to remove such defecation immediately, the owner shall be in violation of this Bylaw.

(b) Section 9(a) shall not apply to an owner who is a blind person and who is using the dog in question for a guide or "seeing-eye" dog.

10) No owner or keeper shall permit his pet to damage public or private property.

11) Any person teasing, enticing, baiting, poisoning or throwing objects at a pet, within Village limits, shall be in violation of this Bylaw.

12) (a) Any owner whose pet chases any pedestrian, vehicle or any other animal, bitten, attempted to bite, attacked, growled, killed or destroyed any person or any animal in the Village of Macoun, whether on or off leash, is guilty of an offense and liable on summary conviction to the penalties prescribed by this Bylaw.

(b) If a person is convicted of an offense under Section 12(a) of this Bylaw and it appears to the Judge or Justice of the Peace hearing the complaint that the pet is dangerous, the Judge or Justice of the Peace may make an order:

i) directing that the pet be kept by the owner or keeper under proper control; or

ii) directing that the pet be destroyed; or

iii) when a Judge or Justice of the Peace orders that pet be destroyed, he may, by the same order direct the appropriate authority to destroy the pet; in addition to assessing any fine upon conviction.

13) Notwithstanding Section 12 of this Bylaw, where any pet is suspected of having rabies, such pet shall not be killed but shall be secured and isolated for ten days and the matter immediately reported to a Medical Health Officer whose instructions shall be carried out.

14) No owner of a pet shall permit his pet to become a nuisance by barking or howling or emitting other animal sounds outside of the home.

15) (a) Any owner of a dog or cat that has not registered their dog or cat and contravenes any provisions in this bylaw shall receive a fine, no warning will be issued.

(b) Any owner of a dog or cat that has registered their dog or cat and contravenes any provisions of this bylaw shall receive a warning for the first offence and a ticket for any offense thereafter of the same contravention.

(c) Any owner of a pet, other than a dog or cat, that contravenes any provision of this bylaw shall receive a warning for the first offence and a ticket for any offense thereafter of the same contravention.

16) Any owner of a pet within Village limits, who’s pet contravenes a provision of this bylaw, will receive all warnings or tickets issued regardless of whether the owner was present during the contravention of the bylaw.

17) No person is authorized to set up traps within Village limits for the purpose of trapping animals, expect for Village employees.  Omit as per Motion 2021/145

18) Bylaw No. 5-13 is hereby repealed.


Schedule "A" to Bylaw No. 1-21

Dogs and Cats License Fee

1) All dogs and cats $10.00 / annually

2) All dogs and cats not spayed/neutered $50.00 / first time fee

3) Late payment of license fee $2.50 / per month late

Schedule "B" to Bylaw No. 1-21

The penalty for a person who has contravened the provisions of Sections 7(a)(b)(c), 8, 9(a), 10, 12(a), 14 and 17 shall be:

$300.00 for the first offence

$600.00 for the second offence

$900.00 for the third offence

$900.00 for every recurring offence

A $100.00 discount will be deducted off the penalty fine for a first offense only, if the dog or cat is registered prior to any contravention of Bylaw No. 1-21.

The penalty for a person who contravened the provision of Section 11 shall be:

$500.00 for the first and every recurring offence

BYLAW 8.21

A BYLAW OF THE VILLAGE OF MACOUN IN THE PROVINCE OF SASKATCHEWAN

TO REGULATE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND RELATED ACTIVITIES

Council of the Village of Macoun in the Province of Saskatchewan enacts as follows:


SHORT TITLE

1. This bylaw may be cited as the Building Bylaw.

INTERPRETATION/ LEGISLATION

2. (1) “Act means The Uniform Building and Accessibility Standards Act being Chapter U-1.2 of the Statutes of Saskatchewan, 1983-84 and amendments, the new Construction Codes Act (CCA) and equivalent Acts.

(2) “Administrative Requirements” means The Administrative Requirements for Use with the National Building Code.

(3) “Authorized representative” means a building official appointed by the local authority pursuant to subsection 5(4) of the Act or the municipals official.

(4) “Local authority” means the Village of Macoun.

(5) “Regulations” means regulations made pursuant to the Act.

(6) “Deck” means an open structure used as an extension to the interior of a dwelling with or without direct access from the principal dwelling to the ground, constructed 24 inches or higher above-grade with a foundation as per The National Building Code to hold it erect and attached to or abutting a dwelling. Shall not include a landing.

(7) “Landing” means an open structure used as an extension to the interior of a dwelling with direct access from the principal dwelling to the ground, constructed no more than 24 inches above-grade with a foundation as per The National Building Code to hold it erect and attached to or abutting a dwelling. Shall not include a deck.

(8) “Moved-in-Home” means a single-family dwelling that was constructed on another site and was not originally intended to be portable. This does not include a ready-to-move (RTM) home, manufactured home or a mobile home.

(9) Definitions contained in the Act and Regulations shall apply in this bylaw.

SCOPE OF THE BYLAW

3. (1) This bylaw applies to matters governed by the Act and the Regulations, including the National Building Code of Canada, the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings and the Administrative Requirements.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection 3(1), references and requirements in the Administrative Requirements respecting matters regulated by the Act and Regulations shall apply.

GENERAL

4. (1) A permit is required whenever work is to be undertaken that is regulated by the Act and Regulations. This includes work undertaken to erect, move, place, construct, alter, reconstruct, repair, renovate, demolish, remove or occupy a building.

(a) A building permit is required for accessory building and decks.

(b) Exemptions: Notwithstanding clause 4(1)(a), the following are exempt from obtaining

building permits:

1. Cosmetic repairs and renovation which do not involve any structural alteration or additions to the superstructure.

2. Fences or landings erected on private property.

3. Any structure 100 square feet or smaller in dimension.

(2) No owner or owner's agent shall work or authorize work or allow work to proceed on a project for which a permit is required unless a valid permit exists for the work to be done.

(3) The granting of any permit that is authorized by this bylaw shall not:

(a) entitle the grantee, his successor or assigns, or anyone on his behalf to erect any building that fails to comply with the requirements of any building restriction agreement, bylaw, act and / or regulation affecting the site described in the permit, or

(b) make either the local authority or its authorized representative liable for damages or otherwise by reason of the fact that a building, the construction, erection, placement, alteration, repair, renovation demolition, relocation, removal, use or occupancy of which has been authorized by permit, does not comply with the requirements of any building restriction agreement bylaw and / or regulation affecting the site described in the permit.

(4) The building standards shall apply to all residences constructed, erected, placed, altered, repaired, renovated, relocated, used or occupied in the Village of Macoun.

(5) All buildings or mobile homes to be moved into the Village must first be approved by Council at a Council meeting.

(6) No person shall erect a dwelling in the Village of Macoun except in compliance with the site regulations set out herein;

(a) Minimum front yard from foundation to property line shall be four and a half (4 ½) meters;

(b) Minimum side yard from the foundation to adjacent property line shall be two (2) meters;

(c) Dwelling on corner Lot shall be four and a half (4 ½) meters from Foundation to both property lines;

(d) No part of any structure shall enter into any adjacent property line, including but not limited too; eaves, cantilevers, garage, shed, shops.

(e) These rules can be adjusted only with Council’s written approval.

(7) Notwithstanding the imposition of a penalty for violation of this bylaw, the Council may require the owner of any building erected contrary to the regulations herein to remove or demolish such building. If the owner fails to do so, Council may proceed to have removal or demolition carried out at the expense of the owner, cost of which will be added to the property taxes on the said land(s).

BUILDING PERMITS

5. (1) Every application for a permit to construct, erect, place, alter, repair, renovate or reconstruct a building shall be in Form A and shall be accompanied by two sets of the plans and specifications of the proposed building, except that when authorized by the local authority or its authorized representative plans and / or specifications need not be submitted. The building application may require, but shall not be limited to the following information:

(a) the legal and civic description of the land;

(b) the estimated value of construction;

(c) the size of the building;

(d) the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the owner, contractor, architect and / or engineer.

(2) Except when authorized by the building official or the local authority, the following construction drawings shall be submitted at the time of application:

(a) two sets of construction drawing and specifications;

(b) a certified truss plan and layout for all roof truss systems and floor truss system;

(c) a site sketch indicating the distance between all property lines, existing and proposed buildings.

(d) stamped engineered drawings (where applicable)

(e) CSA stickers or equivalent (where applicable)

(3) If the work described in an application for building permit, to the best of the knowledge of the local authority or its authorized representative, complies with the requirements of the bylaw, the local authority upon receipt of the prescribed fee, shall issue a permit in Form B and return one set of submitted plans to the applicant.

(4) The local authority may, at its discretion, have plan review, inspection and other services for the purpose of enforcement of the Act and Regulations provided by building officials designated by the minister to assist the local authority pursuant to subsection 4(4) of the Act.

(5) The local authority may, at its discretion, have plan review, inspection and other services provided by a person, firm or corporation employed under contract to the local authority.

(6) All permits issued under this section expire:

(a) one year from the date of first issuance, or

(b) six months from the date of issue if work is not commenced within that period; or

(c) if work is suspended for a period of six months, except

(d) if work is suspended for a period of longer than six months by prior written agreement of the

local authority or its authorized representative.

(7) Approval in writing from the local authority or its authorized representative is required for any deviation, omission or revision to work for which a permit has been issued under this section.

(8) The permit fee for construction as per subsection 4(1) is based on the fee schedule in Appendix “A”

as attached. Updates to the fee schedule can occur through an agreed upon process without affecting this bylaw.

(9) The local authority may, at its discretion, rebate a portion of a permit fee where work is reduced in scope or discontinued, or where other exceptional circumstances occur.

BUILDING INSPECTIONS

6. (1) Pursuant to the Act, the building official may, at their discretion, inspect any building in the Village of Macoun at any time during any reasonable hour of the day.

(2) Inspections may include:

(a) Foundation Inspection

(b) Framing Inspection

(c) Final Inspection

(d) Basement development pre-inspection

(3) For all buildings requiring a permit, the owner or its authorized agent, shall be required to notify the building official at least 48 hours in advance of the following:

(a) when the foundation is ready to be poured

(b) when a superstructure is to be placed on the foundation

(c) when the building is ready for framing inspection prior to insulating

(d) when the building is substantially completed and prior to occupancy

(4) The building official may require additional inspections at any time throughout the construction projects. In the event that addition inspections are required as a result of faulty workmanship or an exceptional number of building deficiencies, or if the owner or the owner's agent has requested an additional inspection, the fees mentioned in subsection 5(8) and 5(9) shall apply.

(5) A building shall not be approved for occupancy until the local authority is satisfied that all outstanding infractions as noted on the building official’s final inspection report have been corrected at which time an Occupancy Certificate will be issued.

(6) An Occupancy Certificate will not be issued until all building and development fees are paid in full.

DEMOLITON OR REMOVAL PERMITS

7. (1) The fee for a permit to demolish or remove a building is based on the fee schedule in Appendix “A”, unless the Village of Macoun requires professional services.

(2) Every application for a permit to demolish or remove a building shall be in Form C.

(3) Where a building is to be demolished and / or removed and the local authority or its authorized representative is satisfied that there are no debts or taxes in arrears, or taxes outstanding with respect to the building or land on which the building is situated, the local authority, upon receipt of the fee and deposit prescribed, shall issue a permit for the removal in Form D

(4) All permits issued under this section expire six months from the date of issue except that a permit may be renewed for six months upon written application to the local authority.

(5) Any and all custom work to be completed on the land after demolition or removal, due to damage related to the demolition or removal, shall be at the cost of the property owner and applied to the property taxes associated with the land.

(6) It is hereby required that before filling in old basements, cisterns or wells, that all stones and cement be removed to prevent the harboring of snakes.

ENFORCEMENT OF BYLAW

8. (1) If any building or part thereof or addition thereto is constructed, erected, placed, altered, repaired, renovated or reconstructed in contravention of any provision of this bylaw, the local authority or its authorized representative may take any measures as permitted by Part V of the Act for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this bylaw including, but not limited to:

(a) entering a building,

(b) ordering a production of documents, tests, certificates, etc. relating to building,

(c) taking material samples,

(d) issuing notices to owners that order actions within a prescribed time,

(e) eliminated unsafe conditions,

(f) completing actions, upon an owner's non-compliance with an order, and adding the expenses incurred to the tax payable on the property, and

(g) obtaining restraining orders.

(2) If any building, or part thereof, is in an unsafe condition due to its faulty construction, dilapidated state, abandonment, open or unguarded condition or any other reason, the local authority or its authorized representative may take any measures allowed by subsection 8(1).

(3) The owner of a building for which a permit has been issued or for which actions are being taken in compliance with an order shall give notice in writing to the local authority as required in Section 17(2) of the Act including but not limited to:

(a) on start, progress and completion of construction,

(b) of change in ownership prior to completion of construction and

(c) of intended partial occupancy prior to completion of construction.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

9. (1) Notwithstanding the requirements of the Regulations, an architect or professional engineer registered in the Province of Saskatchewan shall be engaged by the owner of assessment of design and inspection of construction or certification of a building or part of a building where required by the local authority or its authorized representative.

(2) An up-to-date plan or survey of the site described in a permit or permit application prepared by a registered land surveyor shall be submitted by the owner where required by the local authority or its authorized representative.

(3) It shall be the responsibility of the owner to ensure that change in proper lines and / or change in ground elevations will not bring the building or an adjacent building into contravention of this bylaw.

(4) It shall be the responsibility of the owner to arrange for all permits, inspections and certificates required by other applicable bylaws, acts and regulations.

(5) Every request by property owner to cancel a building permit shall be in Form E.

Penalty

10. (1) Any person who contravenes any of the provisions of this bylaw shall be liable to the penalties provided in Section 22 of the Act.

(2) Conviction of a person or corporation for breach of any provision of this bylaw shall not relieve him from compliance therewith.

11. Bylaw No. 67, 7/97, 13.13, 7.14 and 1.19 are hereby repealed.

ASSESSMENT APPEAL FEES BYLAW

Assessment Appeal Fees Bylaw

VILLAGE OF MACOUN

BYLAW NO. 01.22

A BYLAW TO ESTABLISH A FEE TO APPEAL ASSESSMENTS

The Council of the Village of Macoun in the Province of Saskatchewan, enacts as follows:

1. This bylaw may be referred to as the “Assessment Appeal Fee Bylaw”.

2. In this bylaw:

a) “Act” shall mean “The Municipalities Act”;

b) “Board” shall mean the Board of Revision established by the Municipality;

c) “Municipality” shall mean the Village of Macoun;

d) “Secretary” shall mean the Secretary to the Board of Revision.

3. A person desiring to appeal their assessment to the Board shall file their appeal in the form prescribed in the Act on or before the last date on which appeals can be lodged as indicated:

a) within the notice required by Section 217 of the Act; or

b) on the notice of assessment required by Sections 215 and 219 of the Act.

4. A fee of $300.00 per appeal is hereby established for the purpose of filing an appeal to the Board.

5. The applicable fee shall be payable to the Municipality and may be paid at the time of filing the appeal and in any event no later than the final date for lodging an appeal with the Board.

6. Where an appellant fails to pay the applicable fee pursuant to Sections 4 and 5 of this bylaw, the appeal is deemed to be dismissed.

7. The Municipality shall refund any fee that was submitted by the appellant if:

a) the appeal is successful either in whole or in part by decision of either the Board or the Assessment Appeal Committee of the Saskatchewan Municipal Board;

b) the appeal is not filed by the Secretary of the Board;

c) the appeal is withdrawn in accordance with Section 227 of the Act; or

d) an agreement is entered into pursuant to Section 228 of the Act.

8. Bylaw No. 3/97 is hereby repealed.


Bylaws of the Village of Macoun

Table of Contents

Please contact Village office to obtain copies of Bylaws

Most Common Bylaws:

3-92 Licensing Bylaw

1-06 Nuisance Bylaw

9-14 Amendment to Nuisance Bylaw

3-11 Noise Bylaw

1-21 Pet Bylaw

10-13 Regulate the Use of Recreational Vehicles Within Village Limits

12-13 Regulate the Traffic and Use of Streets Within the Village

1-17 Amendment to The Traffic Bylaw

2-15 Set Rates for Usage of Village Tractors and Weed Whippers

2-20 To Control the Use of Fireworks Within Village Limits


Council/Employees:

1-08 Administrative Bylaw

4-09 Allow More Councilors on the Village Council

11-21 Regulate the Proceedings of Municipal Council

6-16 Code of Ethics

4-19 Employee Code of Conduct


Fire and Emergency:

2017-1992 Establishment of a Mutual Aid Emergency Measures Organization

9 Respecting Fire Prevention

2-01 Regulate the Burning of Refuse Within the Boundaries of the Village

2-04 To Establish a Municipal Emergency Measures Organization

3-19 To Fix the Rates to Be Charged for Responding to a Call

1-20 To Fix the Fine to be Charged for Use of the Fire Service Pump

2-21 To Establish a Volunteer Fire Department


Water and Sewer:

8-11 Water and Sewer Rates

2-13 Amendment to Bylaw 8-11 Water and Sewer Rates

3-14 Amended Water and Sewer Rates

9-13 Control, Collection, Storage, Treatment and Disposal of Sewage

1-14 Amended Control, Collection, Storage, Treatment and Disposal of Sewage

4-14 To Add Water and Sewer Arrears to Property Taxes

1-18 Maintenance and Management of The Water Works and Sanitary Sewer System

6-14 Amendment to Maintenance and Management of The Water Works and Sanitary Sewer System


Building:

8-21 To Regulate Building Construction and Related Activities

2-05 To Designate a Site as Municipal Heritage Property

2-08 To Establish an Option to Purchase Agreement of Village Lots for Sale

2-17 To Provide A Uniform System for The Numbering of Houses

2-18 Notice Before Digging Within Village Limits


Macoun Boards:

73 Gun Club Facility

2-09 Amend Bylaw 73 To Allow Macoun Gun Club to Operate A Recreation Facility

1-12 To Establish a Macoun Parks and Recreation Board

11-13 To Establish A Town Hall Board


Taxes:

2-19 Tax Discount and Penalty

53 Assessment Notices

1-22 To Establish A Fee for The Appeal of An Assessment

6-21To Establish A Base Tax to Be Levied


Misc:

42 To License Persons Having Billiards, Pool Tables or Bowling Alleys

80 General Penalty Bylaw

7-10 To Amend Bylaw 80 General Penalty Bylaw

2-99 To Control the Disposal of Scrap Tires

4-04 To Provide for Retention and Disposal of Documents

2-06 Public Notice Bylaw

10-11 To Amend Bylaw 79 With Respect to Livestock and Poultry Within Village

8-21 Snowmobile Bylaw