A Regular Meeting of the Council of the Village of Montrose held in the Council Chambers on August 15, 2000.

Present:                      Acting Mayor G. Parker

                                    Councillor A. Benzer

                                    Councillor R. Dostaler

                                    Councillor P. Stone

                                    Deputy Clerk G. Terness

Absent:                      Mayor M. Walsh

                                    Administrator A. Carrel

                                    Call to Order

                                    Acting Mayor Parker called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.


Agenda                     Moved by Councillor Dostaler

                                    Seconded by Councillor Benzer

                                    That the agenda for Regular Meeting #20-00 be adopted as circulated.




Meeting #18-00        Moved by Councillor Benzer

                                    Seconded by Councillor Stone

                                    That the minutes of Regular Meeting #18-00 of August 1, 2000, be adopted as circulated.


                                    Consent Calendar

                                    Moved by Councillor Benzer

                                    Seconded by Councillor Dostaler

                                    That the Consent Calendar including:


(1)     Approval of $2000 for Parks Application

(2)     MIA Risk Management Tidbits

(3)     July Bylaw Enforcement Report

(4)     Min of Municipal Affairs

(5)     July Building Report

(6)     UBCM Position on Westbank First Nation negotiations


                                    be accepted as circulated.


                                    Motions & Submissions





                                    Referrals From Prior Meetings


BV Youth Cente       Council requested Financial Statement – advised Council that the Village of Montrose portion of the lease is $1239.34.  Be referred to next meeting for Mayor Walsh’s comments.

Shylo Stucco             Moved by Councillor Dostaler

                                    Seconded by Councillor Stone


                                    That the Shylo Stucco quote #249662 for $5405.64 & #249663  in for  $4451.20 (includes taxes) to paint and re-stucco the Firehall / Shop be accepted and further that if the five new overhead doors do not need to be painted that the quote be reduced by the amount required to paint the five overhead doors.



Viewmont                  Moved by Councillor Stone

Basketball Nets          Seconded by Councillor Dostaler


                                    That the Village purchase two complete basketball sets for the Viewmont Park play area not to exceed $2500.




Kiewit Sons Grant      Moved by Councillor Benzer

People for Parks        Seconded by Councillor Dostaler


                                    That the People for Parks Grant in the amount of $2000 be applied towards the purchase of the basketball standards for Viewmont Park.




                                    When the project is completed advise all concerned and have pictures taken for the Source and the Trail Daily Times



Child Services            Request for support of Tumbler Ridge resolution


Safe Drinking              Request for financial support

Water Foundation    Acknowledged


WKB Addiction Ser    Invitation to participate in “Getting to Know You”Fair Nov 16th Acknowledged

BC Hydro                    White Sturgeon Recovery7 Initiative Workshop Sept 16  /00

                                    Advise that Councillors Benzer, Dostaler and Stone will attend.

                                    Reports & Memoranda

Shop Windows           Administrator – memorandum advising Council that one shop window has been replaced and one window closed, framed and insulated.


Recreation  Cap.    Administrator – memorandum advising Council of how

Funds Invest.           the surplus pool funds have been invested.




Ball Equip Shed          Administrator – memorandum with recommendation to purchase a metal shed for the purpose of storing ball equipment, shared, managed and maintained by all ball teams and located at a site authorized by Council

                                    Moved by Councillor Benzer

                                    Seconded by Councillor Dostaler


                                    That staff obtain costs for the construction of a concrete pad and for different types of sheds and that this be referred to next meeting.



Miscellaneous            Deputy Clerk      

·          Bill 14 section 784 (1) & (2)

·          Community Service Award Pictures – will arrange sittings for                           September 28th starting at 9:00 AM – see Councillor Stone’s report

                                    Financial matters

Accounts Payable   Moved by Councillor Stone

                                    Seconded by Councillor Dostaler

                                    That the commitments and expenditures represented by the accounts payable listed below be authorized and that their payment in the amount of TWENTY TWO THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND THIRTY-TWO dollars and SIXTY cents ($22,432.60) in total be approved:

                                    Cheques #4112 – 4127 inclusive                                      $  22,432.60

                                    TOTAL NET CURRENT EXPENDITURE                                  $  22,432.60






                                    Member Reports & Inquiries

Councillor Stone       A written report on:

a)     RDKB - Appointed to Task Group to make recommendation on court award to City of Rossland re: recycling contract.

b)     Health – attended City of Trail meeting re:  local physicians concerns

c)     Publicity & Public Relations – suggested a design for Community Service Award to be communicated to Mark Ziemann for comment.

Moved by Councillor Stone

Seconded by Councillor Dostaler

Service Award           That the size for the sittings for the Community Service Award pictures be 4 x 5.


d)    Recreation Capital Fund Investments   

Councillor Benzer      A verbal report on:

a)     items ongoing - Montrose Community Association, MOU with School District #20, cost estimate for renovations, Golden Acre Lift Station

b)     attended City of Trail Health meeting

c)     will attend Subway Day fundraiser for CHILD

d)     shrubs need to be trimmed back at Viewmont Park (when turning off highway from Fruitvale onto 11th Avenue cannot see children running out from park)

Councillor Parker       A verbal report on:

a)     request staff check the Montrose Community Hall wheelchair access to  hall washrooms

b)     road access between school and park often has water pooling  from sprinklers – check with Works Dept and School Board regarding the automatic sprinkler system.

c)     Will attend Subway Day fundraiser for CHILD

Councillor Dostaler   A verbal report on:

a)     status of truck box

b)     trim grass on 400 block 11th Avenue – fire hazard

c)     trim grass on bank side of 7th Avenue

d)     concern about owners not cleaning up after their dogs

e)     attended City of Trail Health meeting

f)       will attend Subway Day fundraiser for CHILD             

Mayor Walsh              no report

Administrator             no report

Deputy Clerk             a)   advised Council that notice was received today that a carport at 820 12th Avenue is encroaching on Village property.  The residence has been sold and the new owners mortgage company required a surveyor certificate.  Our soliciter is on holidays and will be back on August 21st. 


                                    On a motion by Councillor Benzer the meeting adjourned at  8:40        p.m.

I hereby certify the preceding to be a true and correct account of the Regular Meeting #20-00 of Council held on August 15, 2000.



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                                 Acting Mayor                                                                                 Deputy Clerk