Town Council amends zoning bylaw and discusses orders to remedy for residents

The amendment of a zoning bylaw and appeals of orders to remedy were among the items of concern to town council at its regular meeting on July 17.

Council amended the zoning bylaw to read, “In a residential district, a carport or garage of up to 93.7 square metres (1,008 sq. ft.) in area shall be permitted” and authorized the chief administrative officer to give the required public notice and prepare drafts       to amend the bylaw.

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Council stayed the order to remedy issued to Jay and Clair Taylor at 119 Alexander Avenue requiring the demolition of a dilapidated detached garage/storage building, provided satisfactory repairs to the building are completed by October 31.

Council stayed the order to remedy issued to Richard and Jackie Pelechaty Donahue at 633 Mary Street requiring the removal of a light blue truck provided the vehicle remains licensed and/or insured.

Council tabled the request of Cory O’Dell to develop additional accesses to his property on Railway Avenue.

Council authorized Darcy Rewakowsky, water treatment plant operator, and Corey Heshka, labourer, to attend the Saskatchewan         Water and Wastewater Association annual conference to be held November 6 to 8 in Saskatoon.

Council authorized Randy Molyneaux, Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) co-ordinator, to attend the Saskatchewan Emergency Planners Association (SEPA) annual conference and workshop to be held November 5 to 8 in Saskatoon.

A bylaw to provide for the closing and selling of back lanes was introduced, read three times and adopted.

A bylaw to enter into a landfill assessment agreement was introduced, read three times and adopted.

A bylaw to enter into a street paving agreement was introduced, read three times and adopted.