April 11, 2014 Council minutes

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April 11, 2014

Minutes of the regular Meeting of Council of the Rural Municipality of Rosedale held on the above date in the Municipal Office, Neepawa, with the following members present: Reeve Ed Levandoski, Councillors Stacy Ellis, Ward 1, Robert Scott – Ward 2, Steve Pegoski – Ward 3, Ron Kostenchuk – Ward 4, Michael Porrok – Ward 5, Barry Kohinski – Ward 6

14/63        Porrok – Kostenchuk

That this regular meeting of Council convene at 10:00 a.m. with Reeve Ed Levandoski as chairman.


14/64        Kostenchuk – Pegoski

That the minutes of the regular meeting held March 14th, 2014 and the minutes of the special meeting held March 26th, 2014 be adopted as circulated.


14/65        Pegoski – Porrok

That we adopt the March 2014 financial statements.


14/66        Scott – Ellis

That the Council approve the accounts for the month and amounts as follows:

General           Water

March 2014                  $276,591.82        $1,548.93


14/67        Kohinski – Kostenchuk

That we authorize Karen McDonald, CAO to attend the MMAA Conference to be held in Winnipeg April 27-30, 2014 and that allowable expenses be paid; meals ($40 a day).


14/68        Kohinski – Pegoski

That we agree to pay our 2014 levy of the amount of $883.71 to Turtle River Watershed Conservation District.


14/69        Pegoski – Kostenchuk

That we make the following grants for 2014:

Salvation Army – $200

Neepawa Centennial Project – $1500

Neepawa Collegiate – $500

Central Plains Cancer Program – $150

Beautiful Plains Horticultural Society – $100


14/70        Kostenchuk – Pegoski

That we agree to grant our local Beef Neepawa 4-H Club $300 for 2014.


14/71        Scott – Ellis

That Be It Resolved that the R. M. of Rosedale supports the application of NADCO 2014 Inc. for the proposed seniors’ housing project to Manitoba Housing to address the important need and demand for seniors’ housing development in the area.


14/72        Kohinski – Kostenchuk

That we the Council of the R. M. of Rosedale appoint Barry Truesdale as our Municipal Weed Inspector.


14/73        Kohinski – Ellis

That we do now adjourn our regular meeting at 11.25 A. M. to hold a public hearing regarding our 2014 Financial Plan.


14/74        Kostenchuk – Pegoski

That the Public Hearing be now open at 11:30 A. M.


14/75        Pegoski – Porrok

That we do now adjourn our public hearing regarding the 2014 Financial Plan and reconvene for our regular meeting.


14/76        Pegoski – Scott

That By-law 1-2014, being a by-law of the R. M. of Rosedale to adopt the 2014 Financial Plan be now read a second time.


14/77        Pegoski – Porrok

That By-law 1-2014 be now read a third time, passed, signed and sealed.


For:  Levandoski, Porrok, Scott, Pegoski, Kostenchuk, Ellis, Kohinski

14/78        Ellis – Pegoski

That we adopt the R. M. of Rosedale’s 5 Year Capital Expenditures Program as required under Section 167 of the Municipal Act.


14/79        Kohinski – Kostenchuk

That we agree to increase Syd Burton’s wages by 3% for 2014.


14/80        Kohinski – Porrok

That we the Council of the R. M. of Rosedale grant the Kelwood Arboretum Community Garden Project $300 from VLT funding.

Ward 5 – $100; Ward 6 – $200


14/81        Kohinski – Ellis

That Be It Resolved that we the Council of the R. M. of Rosedale agree to hire Marion Robulak to prepare our 2014 Voters List for the amount of $1,000.00 plus mileage.


14/82        Ellis – Scott

That Be It Resolved that the Council of the R. M. of Rosedale Award Quotation 01-14 Boundary Road Re-build to Rob Smith & Son Backhoe for the quoted price of $113,000 plus applicable taxes providing this quote meets the approval of the R. M. of Rosedale Councillor.


14/83        Ellis – Porrok

That Whereas the Council of the R. M. of Rosedale approves the project to reconstruct the Municipal Road for approximately 3.2 kms;

And Whereas The Municipal Road Improvement Program would support up to 50% of the Project costs, once approved;

Therefore Be It Resolved that the Council of the R. M. of Rosedale apply for assistance through the Municipal Road Improvement Program.



RCMP – March 2014 report – copy

Municipal Government – Municipal Road & Bridge Program

Turtle River Watershed – minutes of Jan 17/14

Riding Mountain Liaison Committee – minutes of March 6/14

Prairie Mountain Heath – March 2014 report – copy

Neepawa & District Palliative Care – thank you for the grant

Howard Penno – re: Responding to March 14th letter – copy

Manitoba Conservation & Water Stewardship – 2013 Annual Audit Report for Eden Water

Manitoba Housing – Rural Homeownership Program – copy

Manitoba Conservation & Water Stewardship – 2013 Audited Report for Kelwood Water

Neepawa & Planning District – minutes of March 19/14

Neepawa & District Disabled Persons – will not be asking for support, no deficit for 2013

Neepawa & Area Lily Festival – Sponsorship

Dale Wilson, CP railway – re: sightline issue

AMM – Municipal Officials Seminar Agenda for April 16 & 17/14 – copy

NADCO – minutes of Jan 29 & March 19/14

Manitoba Hydro – proposing to construct new line Road 85 (copies given to Stacey & Steve)

AMM – news bulletin – copy

Whitemud Watershed – minutes of March 20/14

Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives – re: Appoint Weed Inspector

Wayne Hildebrand – re: NADCO wanting a resolution of support on the east view lodge seniors housing development

(Public meeting will be held on April 22 at 3:00 and 7:30 PM) – copy

Neepawa & District Disabled Persons Assoc. Inc. – minutes of Jan 27 & April 2nd, 2014

Syd Burton – asking for 3% raise at Kelwood Water Plant

Riding Mountain Biosphere – minutes of Jan 9 meeting

Grant & Kathy Levandoski – requesting financial donation for maintenance and projects at the Arboretum Garden

Minister of Municipal Government – 2014 Municipal Tax Sharing grant $36,456.27 (1st payment)

Prairie Mountain Health – Volunteers making a difference

Travis Parsons – update

Neepawa & District Medical Clinic – minutes


– Norma Somers – East Riding Mountain – copy of report from workshop

– 2014 Financial Plan Hearing

– Staff Sargent Mike Hengen Re:  Penno Complaint

Dennis Unger – Council is OK with a new house as long as he goes through the proper channels and applies for a Variation.

Council advised the CAO not to reply to Howard Penno’s letter “Responding to March 14, 2014 letter”.

14/84        Kostenchuk – Scott

That we do now adjourn this regular meeting at 2:30 pm to meet again for our regular meeting on May 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.


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Municipal Administrator                       Reeve


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