THE RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF STRATHCONA The Regular Meeting of the Council of The Rural Municipality of Strathcona was held May 11, 2011 in Council Chambers. Reeve Schram presiding. Councillors McEachern, Wilton, Myers and Cline present. 121/2011 MCEACHERN / WILTON THAT the Minutes of the April 11, 2011 Regular Meeting and the April 13, 2011 Special Meeting, be adopted as circulated. Carried. 122/2011 MCEACHERN / CLINE THAT the Agenda be adopted with noted additions. Carried. The Senior Belmont Water Utility Operator met with Council to discuss matters pertaining to the Belmont Utility. Brett Morton of Brandt Tractor Ltd. met with Council. 123/2011 MYERS / WILTON THAT resolutions B33/2011 to B46/2011, be approved and adopted on behalf of the L.U.D. of Belmont. Carried. Robert Wanless met with Council to discuss an issue relating to Strathcona Memorial Park. Dean Carlson met with Council to discuss issues relating to a proposed subdivision within the Municipality. Jim Stevenson of Westcon Equipment and Rentals Ltd. met with Council. 124/2011 MYERS / CLINE THAT the application, as submitted by Blair and Judy Foote, to install a boat dock at the South end of Pelican Lake for 2011, be approved subject to compliance with recommendations as provided by the Pleasant Valley Cottage Owners Association. Carried. 125/2011 WILTON / CLINE THAT the Fire Chief, Dennis Pryke, be and is hereby authorized to attend the Manitoba Association of Fire Chiefs Conference, to be held in Brandon, Mb. June 9th to 11th, 2011. AND THAT the municipality pay actual traveling and living expenses, as per By-Law No. 26, 2010. Carried. Council reviewed the Public Water System Annual Audit for the Strathcona Memorial Park Water Treatment Plant. Council reviewed correspondence from Mrs. P. Fisher and requested the Chief Administrative Officer to respond. 126/2011 MYERS / WILTON THAT the following changes be made to the Municipal Insurance Program: Belmont Skating and Curling Rink – building to be insured at $300,000; Hilton United Church – building coverage to be removed; All Mobile Municipal Equipment insured at a “Replacement Value” be changed to “Depreciated Value”. AND THAT the Chief Administrative Officer be, and is hereby authorized, to sign and return the Statement of Locations / Items Insured. Carried. 127/2011 CLINE / MCEACHERN THAT the Municipal Dust Suppressant requirement, for 2011, be ordered from Fort Distributors Ltd. at a cost of twenty-six ($0.26) cents per litre. Carried. 128/2011 MYERS / CLINE THAT the Members of Council and the C.A.O. be, and are hereby authorized to attend the AMM June District Meeting on June 15, 2011, at Tilston, Mb. AND THAT traveling, living expense and compensation be paid in accordance with By-Law No. 26, 2010. Carried. 129/2011 MCEACHERN / CLINE THAT Councillor Myers be, and is hereby authorized to attend the Assiniboine Municipal Health Committee meeting on May 16, 2011, at Rivers, Mb. AND THAT traveling, living expense and compensation be paid in accordance with By-Law No. 26, 2010. Carried. 130/2011 WILTON / MYERS THAT the quotation, to replace ten (10) tires on the L9000 Gravel Tractor and Trailer, as provided by Denray Tire Ltd., in the amount of three thousand four hundred and fourty one ($3,441.72) dollars and seventy two cents, be approved by the Council of the Rural Municipality of Strathcona. Carried. 131/2011 MCEACHERN / CLINE THAT a request be forwarded to the Department of Infrastructure and Transportation, that the size of the existing culverts running under Highway No. 253 at Pleasant Valley, be increased to better accommodate the outflow from the Pelican Lake outflow structure and so prevent water back-ups and pooling issues currently affecting Municipal taxpayers. Carried. Reeve Schram reported on current matters concerning the municipality. Councillor McEachern reported on the following meetings recently attended: Pelican Lake Fish Enhancement Committee, Southwest Regional Development Committee and Prairie Lakes Recreation District. Council reviewed correspondence from AMM Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation (2) Minister of Local Government Tourism Westman 132/2011 WILTON / CLINE THAT the accounts, in the amount of $204,644.52, being cheque No. 20110244 to cheque No. 20110357 be approved. Carried. 133/2011 MYERS / WILTON THAT this meeting be adjourned. Carried. _______________________ Reeve. ________________________ Chief Administrative Officer.
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