Town Council makes appointment to Canora Leisure Services board

A new appointment to the Canora Leisure Services board and policies at the Canora Civic Centre were among the items of concern for town council at its regular meeting on July 7.

Council appointed Roxilana Roberts to the Canora Leisure Services board.

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Fred Morozoff met with council (via telephone) to discuss policies at the Canora Civic Centre.

Cory O’Dell met with council (via telephone) to discuss a conflict of interest complaint regarding Councillor Sheldon Derkatch. Council proceeded in-camera to discuss matters under the council code of ethics after Councillor Derkatch left the meeting due to a conflict of interest. Councillor Derkatch rejoined the meeting after the end of the in-camera meeting.

Council opened the campgrounds with no access to the building or             outside water hose at a rate of $10 per night.

Council approved a 2020 veterans’ services grant of $750 to the Royal Canadian Legion-Canora Branch.

Council authorized the chief administrative officer to prepare a report in accordance with Section 6 of the Local Improvement Act, 1993 with respect to water main replacement work on Main Street from Eighth Avenue West to First Street, which has an estimated cost of $104,500.

The report, prepared by the chief administrative officer with respect to the proposed local improvement, was adopted and application was to be made under the Act to the Saskatchewan Municipal Board, Local Government Committee, to undertake this work as a local improvement.

Council extended the deadline for Roger Sabiston to obtain his Labourer II qualifications to the end of July.

Council accepted the offer of Grace Wyonzek to purchase 219 First Avenue East (Lot 5, Block 38, Plan AA5526) for $1,500 plus GST, provided the current year’s taxes are prepaid, payment is received within 30 days and the parcel is tied to the adjacent lot.

Council authorized the sale of 255 Parker Crescent (Lot 43, Block 73, Plan 76Y00489) to

Deborah Camilla Yaa Henewah Djan for $5,000 for the purpose of             constructing a house thereon; and further that title be transferred upon completion of construction or authorization of a $10,000 performance bond in favour of the Town.