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Town of Lumsden Council Meeting

By Jennifer Argue, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterFinal Mountain Events

Solar., Sept. 19, 20214 min. read

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Mayor Matheson congratulated the Duck Derby committee on their work for the 2021 Duck Derby. He acknowledged, “Lumsden seemed very factual the day previous. Tons of of us smiling and great of of us from out of city. I had heaps of very factual comments. The Shriners couldn’t win over how factual Lumsden used to be.”

He acknowledged the parade used to be sizable and quick town ship a indicate to the Derby committee thanking them for their work. Council agreed and made motioned to pause so. Town’s webpage also famed their commendations on the beautiful work on the Duck Derby.

Councillor Barber reported that Todd Wilson hosted the Cindy Wilson memorial golf match on the Saturday of the Duck Derby. Barber acknowledged the event used to be a resounding success that generated on the sphere of $2000 and donated to the Cindy Wilson Fund at Lumsden Traditional College. He acknowledged, “For these of us that knew Cindy and knew her successfully it’s a terribly good manner to honour her.” He acknowledged for of us that didn’t know, Cindy used to be a lengthy-time teacher at Lumsden Traditional College. He acknowledged many of her fashioned college students participate in the golf match, which has change into a surely good event.

Councillor Rhonda Phillips acknowledged the Huge Opening for the Wastewater Therapy Plant used to be postponed except October 15th as a consequence of the Federal Election. She acknowledged this used to be because they couldn’t advertise that they received funding from the Federal Authorities in the route of an election.

Councillor Jenelle Brennan reported the rink has been operational since July 31st, with ice times instant filling up for the season. She acknowledged the rink had received a liquor license, and attendees can now seize drinks at the canteen. The rink will be offering skate sharpening, and the board is attempting to search out more board members. The AGM is scheduled for Tuesday, September 21st.

Council discussed the fresh federal statutory vacation on September 30th for Fact and Reconciliation. Chief Administrative Officer Monica Merkosky famed that someone now not federally regulated doesn’t possess to gape the vacation; then again, the City of Regina is. She acknowledged the municipal office used to be planning on working that day. Merkosky acknowledged she used to be now not certain what the Province used to be planning on doing however famed she had now not received any notification of any fresh recordsdata.

Councillor Byron Tumbach famed that some collective agreements encompass language that if there is a brand fresh nationwide vacation, the workers covered under the settlement would also safe the day off regardless of their Province of region. He acknowledged that they be taught about these agreements in some of the care dwelling has in location.

CAO Merkosky famed that a totem pole in city used to be evaluated for some restoration work. Because it used to be firm the pole wasn’t going to final in its location, town moved it to the museum, where it’d be rehabilitated.

Merkosky famed there may maybe presumably be one more with the lend a hand of some truth and reconciliation funding to skedaddle the totem pole to 1 other location in the neighborhood.

The Zoom link address is now on town’s web attach with the checklist of agendas. It used to be famed that the link doesn’t alternate, and members of the general public who must ogle the assembly can access it at their comfort.

The Town of Lumsden received $109,531.20 from the Canada Community-Building Funds, formerly the ‘Gas Tax.’ These funds will be positioned into the Town’s Utility Reserve.

Merkosky famed that the RM Council has the same opinion with Councillor Verne Barber that the joint administration committee may maybe presumably accrued meet more on a normal foundation. The subsequent assembly will be in November to keep in touch referring to the Fireplace Department and Library Price range and joint administration staffing for 2022.

Mayor Bryan Matheson started the discussion board and equipped some recordsdata to the Council on the Mayor’s Summer College he attended. Matheson acknowledged the convention used to be very factual, with 58 Municipal Mayors in attendance. He commended the massive city mayors in attendance because it showed cohesion in SUMA and that factors that will furthermore be huge or runt are the same for each and each greater and smaller municipalities.

The Mayor beneficial that the Council may maybe presumably accrued meet thrice over the summer season in 2022 in its build of 2. The extra assembly would indicate that selections on city industry may maybe maybe be more timely. Merkosky acknowledged route had been given to possess three conferences booked in when the time desk is made.

Council discussed the Building Levy Bylaw. Assistant Administrator Krystal Get explained this to LMT after we asked for lend a hand working out the bylaw. She acknowledged, “this bylaw outlines what rate the municipality will payment for subdivision/Building. The expenses are based fully on the next:

Right here is the link to the bylaw must you prefer to possess to read more: https://lumsden.ca/app/uploads/2014/10/Bylaw-08-2016-Building-Levy-Bylaw-1.pdf

The motion Council made on this used to be to refer it to the Crew I committee, which is assembly closer to the cease of the month, for discussion. And that Councillor Phillips may maybe maybe be authorised to participate in that conversation (she is technically on the Crew II Committee).”

The subsequent assembly will be on September 21st at 6: 30 pm.

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Town of Lumsden Council Meeting – Sept 7, 2021