July 10

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Council meets every second and fourth Tuesday of each month in the Shell River Office Council Chambers, 213 - 2nd Avenue NW, Roblin. Meetings start at 1:30 PM for November to April and at 7:30 AM for May to October. The time changes are to accommodate council members during busy farm seasons (i.e. seeding, haying, harvest). Our latest set of minutes are shown below. If you see anything in them that you would like to comment on, please email us at shellrvr@mts.net. We keep one years minutes on the website. If you need to look for anything further back than that, please stop by the office and we'll be happy to let you look through the minute books.




Minutes of the regular meeting of Council of the RM of Shell River held Tuesday,

July 10, 2012 in the Council Chambers of the municipal office.

PRESENT:  Reeve – Albert Nabe

                   Councillors - Louise Smigelsky, Doug Cranwell (absent until 7:51 AM),

                   Joe Senderewich, Jack Lenderbeck, Craig Mohr

Administrative Assistant – Michelle Harrison

CALL TO ORDER:  Meeting called to order at 7:36 AM.

ADOPTION OF AGENDA:  Adopt agenda as presented or amended

#287-12 Mohr/Lenderbeck: BE IT RESOLVED THAT the agenda for the regular meeting of June 26, 2012 be adopted as amended by: Adding: In Camera 1. A Matter in Preliminary Stages;       Committees of Council: Legislative and Finance (d) Gravel Road Initiative ($32,149.77); 2. Public Works and Equipment (d) Gravel agreement  4. Personnel & Policy (a) CAO and Administrative Assistant Employment Agreements and Job Descriptions UNFINISHED BUSINESS:  2. Cupar’s Creek Boat Launch (iii) Letter from Jaime Patrick COMMUNICATIONS/CORRESPONDENCE: 8. Burns Maendel Consulting - BMCE Company Profile        Carried 5/0

MINUTES: Regular Meeting of June 26, 2012

#288-12 Smigelsky/Senderewich: BE IT RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the regular meeting held June 26, 2012 be adopted as amended.         Carried 5/0


          Accounts Payable

Unaudited Financial Statement to June 30, 2012

#289-12 Lenderbeck/Smigelsky: WHEREAS the Finance Committee has reviewed the list of accounts; NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the accounts are approved for payment in the amount of $49,223.70, cheques #15991 to #15995, #15996 – 16001 Void, #16002 – 16031.          Carried 5/0


1.          A Matter in Preliminary Stages

#290-12 Senderewich/Mohr: BE IT RESOLVED THAT we resolve into “Committee of the Whole” under the authority of Section 152 (3) (b) (iii) of The Municipal Act time being 7:41 AM; FURTHERMORE THAT all items discussed are confidential.        Carried 5/0

#291-12 Senderewich/Smigelsky: BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council resumes the former order of business, time being 7:51 AM.       Carried 6/0


Boards & Commissions:

1.   AMM

      (a)   Copy of Letter to Councillor Mohr re: Resolutions Committee Chair

2.   Roblin Planning District

(a)  Conditional Use Order C-65-2012-12 (Verstappen/Liberloo)

3.    S.A.V.E.D.

(a)  KAP – Assiniboine Flooding Meeting July 6

4.    Recreation Commission

      (a)  Damages from Wind June 27

      (b)  Report on July 9 Meeting


#292-12 Mohr/Cranwell: WHEREAS application C-65-2012-182 has been made for a Conditional Use on NW 5-26-29, being Lot 1 Block 4 Plan 2715, to allow for a guest/rental cabin in an SRG-Seasonal Recreation General Zone in the RM of Shell River; AND WHEREAS there were no objectors; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council approves of the Conditional Use; FURTHERMORE THAT all other necessary municipal and provincial government regulations must be approved and complied with.          Carried 6/0

Committees of Council:

1.  Legislative and Finance

     (a)   Letter from MIT regarding Main Market and 50/50 Fund - TABLED

     (b)   Main Market and 50/50 Roads Working Group – Report on June 28 Meetings

     (c)    Main Market and 50/50 Roads Working Group meeting July 19 @ 2:00 PM

     (d)   VLT Payment ($9560.35); MEPTC Advance ($16,926.28); Main Market

             ($50,000); Gravel Road Initiative ($32,149.77)

2.  Public Works and Equipment

     (a)   7:45 AM – Dennis Beck/Transportation Update

     (b)   Manitoba Hydro Electric Service Agreement for SE 10-26-28 W - TABLED

     (c)    MIT letter approving 10% Project request for PR 484

     (d)   Gravel agreement

     (e)   Water on Road 154 N, SE 27-26-28

3.  Environmental Health

     (a)   Water and Waste Water Refresher Course – Fall 2012

4.  Personnel & Policy

(a)       CAO and Administrative Assistant Employment Agreements and Job Descriptions - TABLED


#293-12 Smigelsky/Cranwell: BE IT RESOLVED THAT Jack Lenderbeck & Craig Mohr are the representatives for the RM of Shell River for the Main Market & 50/50 Road Programs – working Group Meeting.         Carried 6/0

#294-12 Smigelsky/Mohr: BE IT RESOLVED THAT Albert Nabe and Dione Cherneski are authorized to sign the gravel agreement between B. Elder Farms and the RM of Shell River.        Carried 6/0



1.  Municipal Office Roof Repair

2.  Cupar’s Creek Boat Launch

     (i)  Conservation/Subdivision Concerns

     (ii) Letter from Grant Wright

     (iii) Letter from Jaime Patrick



1.  WRHA Meeting – Dauphin July 17 @ 12:00 PM

2.  Invoice regarding tree removal

3.  Cancelling outstanding A/R - TABLED

4.  Deer Park Cemetery Plots - TABLED

5.  Septic hauler Town of Roblin Lagoon key


#295-12 Mohr/Lenderbeck: BE IT RESOLVED THAT all of Council attend WRHA meeting in Roblin July 17th at 5:00 – 6:00 PM and that all expenses and indemnity be allowed for the same.        Carried 6/0

#296-12 Cranwell/Mohr: BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Statement received from Del Stainer June 28, 2012 in the amount of $50.00 be paid in full.          Defeated 0/6

#297-12 Senderewich/Mohr: BE IT RESOLVED THAT Council purchases two tickets to the Community Foundation BBQ Fundraiser for $50.00.              Carried 6/0


From                                                                                        Subject

1.   Manitoba 2011 Flood Review Task Force                 New Survey: Flood Preparedness, Flood

                                                                                    Fighting Capacity and Response
2.   MAFRI                                                                    Response to letter

3.   FCM                                                                       FCM Update

                                                                                    News Week of June 25
                                                                                    News Week of July 2                           

4.   MVSD                                                                    News Digest

5.   Robert Sopuck, MP                                                 Coffee and Conversation July 17

6.   Community Futures Parkland                                  Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund

7.   Recreation & Regional Svcs – Parkland                   E-newsletter

8.   Burns Maendel Consulting                                       BMCE Company Profile




Councillor Louise Smigelsky gave written notice to rescind Res #428-11 and #429-11.


#298-12 Senderewich/Mohr: BE IT RESOLVED THAT we hereby adjourn at 10:48 AM, with the next regular meeting to be held July 24, 2012 at 7:30 AM.     Carried 6/0

 Coming Events:          

July 3 to 13 – Employee Holidays (DC)

          July 11 – Roblin & District Chamber Meeting @ 12:00 PM

          July 16 – Ground Force Training @ Dauphin (Dennis, Danny & Frank)

          July 17 to 20 – Employee Holidays (FC)

July 18 – Clinic Board Meeting @ 9:00 AM

July 18 – Supper for Jennifer Neuhofer @ 6:00 PM

          July 19 – Planning Meeting @ 9:00 AM                          

          July 19 – SAVED Meeting @ 7:30 PM

          July 19 – Main Market & 50/50 Road Program @ Headingly @ 2:00 PM