THE VILLAGE OF MACOUN
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
HELD IN THE MACOUN MUNICIPAL COUNCIL CHAMBER
Monday November 2, 2020
Mayor Glenys Baerg (attended by phone) Councillor Juergen Hauck Councillor Vi Neb
Councillor Dale Hillier Councillor Wade Cox CAO Carmen Dodd-Vicary
1. Call to order:
Deputy Mayor Cox called the meeting to order at 7:04pm.
2. Adoption of agenda as Presented:
Motion 2020/111 by Hillier THAT, the Agenda is approved with the following additions. Seconded by Cox.
Addition: Brick House added to New Business.
4. Committee Report:
Fire Service- CAO received Fire meeting minutes for January – August 2020 from Fire Chief.
Parks and Rec- Holding a meeting on November 12, 2020 to see what interest from the public before
considering setting up outdoor rink. If there is enough interest, location will be discussed later.
Happy Gang Club- Turkey Bingo and Soup and Sandwich planned for November. It was asked if they would
consider an evening or weekend soup and sandwich day to reach different residents as well. They will take it to
their meeting on Wednesday evening.
5. Approval of Minutes:
MOTION 2020/112 by Hillier THAT, the minutes from the October 5, 2020 meeting be approved. Seconded by Baerg. CARRIED.
6. Business Arising from Minutes:
MOTION 2020/113 by Hillier THAT, CAO send letter to the owner of Lot 1 Block 31 informing that due to the time of year, the cleanup of the yard with all garbage, broken appliances and debris be stored in the garage, sheds or removed from the property, weeds and long grass cut and cleaned up as well proof of all vehicles registered and plated, removed from the property or placed in a structure on the property, must be completed by May 15, 2021 to prevent costs due to the Village cleaning up the property in accordance with Bylaw 1.06, Nuisance Abatement Bylaw. Seconded by Neb. CARRIED
MOTION 2020/114 by Baerg THAT, Dallas Neb be transitioned from an hourly wage to monthly salary of $1,000.00 for his position of Water and Wastewater Supervisor for the Village of Macoun. Seconded by Cox. CARRIED
7. Financial Reports:
8. Bills to be Paid:
MOTION 2020/115 by Hauck THAT, the October 31, 2020 bills in the amount of $43,940.22 be paid. Seconded by Neb. CARRIED
9. Policies and Bylaws:
MOTION 2020/116 by Hauck THAT, Council approve the Access to Information Policy as presented. Seconded by Cox. CARRIED
10. Old Business:
11. New Business:
MOTION 2020/117 by Cox THAT, Village purchase the Connect by All-Net program, paying for 2 years up front, to offer better communication to residents in the Village of Macoun, to be paid for by the Safe Restart Program funding. Seconded by Hillier. CARRIED
MOTION 2020/118 by Hillier THAT, Village use some of the Safe Restart Program funding to purchase AED machines for Village owned facilities as well upgrade the medical first aid kits and fire extinguishers. Seconded by Hauck. CARRIED
MOTION 2020/119 by Baerg THAT, in accordance with the service agreement with Professional Building Inspections Inc., the Village of Macoun hereby resolves to issue a Certificate of Appointment for Ken Pasiechnyk, a Licensed Building Official who is a resident of the Province of Saskatchewan. Seconded by Cox.
MOTION 2020/120 by Hillier THAT, Village support the Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers' 13th Annual Crime Prevention Guide focusing on Child Abuse Awareness with the 1/15th page black and white advertisement. Seconded by Cox. CARRIED
MOTION 2020/121 by Cox THAT, meeting is adjourned at 8:26pm. CARRIED.
Bylaws and Policies
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.