A Regular Meeting of the Council of the Village of Montrose held in the Council Chambers on June 19, 2001.

Present:                      Mayor M. Walsh

                                    Councillor R. Dostaler

                                    Councillor G. Parker

                                    Councillor P. Stone

                                    Deputy Clerk Terness

Absent:                      Councillor A. Benzer

                                    Administrator A. Carrel

                                    Call to Order

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


Agenda                     Moved by Councillor Parker

                                    Seconded by Councillor Dostaler

                                    That the Revised Agenda for Regular Meeting #16-01 be adopted as circulated.



Montrose CCERC     Director Jennine Shannon updated Council on CCERC and advised that:

·        child care/out of school care would be provided at the school outside of the CCERC mandate;

·        Montrose School has been designated a Community School

·        received a $48,000 grant from the Columbia Basin Trust

·        spoke in favour of the lease agreement

Moved by Councillor Parker

Seconded by Councillor Dostaler

That Montrose Council approve the Montrose Park Building Lease with the Comprehensive Community Education & Resource Centre Society for a term of 5 years and a rental payment, including utilities, of $1.00 in the first three years of the lease and the rental payment for the remaining two years to be negotiated prior to July 1, 2004.



Lance Siebert            Presented Council with a request for a skate park and a petition signed by potential users.


Meeting #15-01        Moved by Councillor Parker

                                    Seconded by Councillor Stone

                                    That the minutes of Regular Meeting #15-01 of May 15, 2001, be adopted as circulated.




                                    Consent Calendar

                                    Moved by Councillor Stone

                                    Seconded by Councillor Dostaler

                                    That the Consent Calendar including:

(1)        May Report Corp of Commissionaires

(2)        UBCM - Prov Response to 2000 Resolutions

(3)        Minutes – RDKB

(4)        Minutes – RD Community Services Commission

(5)        UBCM – Aboriginal update

(6)        UBCM – Letters to Prov Gov on Treaty Related issues

(7)        Administrator – Hon Sandy Santori address info

                                    be accepted as circulated.


                                    Motions & Submissions


                                    Referrals From Prior Meetings



Hwy 3 Comm            Re-establishing Highway 3B Mayor’s Committee

                                    Councillor Art Benzer on behalf of the Mayor will attend the meeting in Rossland on Wednesday June 27

KIDS Care                   Copy of letter from Barb Ewings to MLA Hon Sandy Santori


ESSA                           Requesting appointment of an Emergency Social Services Director

                                    through the Municipal Emergency Coordinator


Paul Caraca              “The Lonely Planet” review of Trail


City of Armstrong     Health Care resolution

                                    Moved by Councillor Stone

                                    Seconded by Councillor Dostaler

                                    That a letter in support of the City of Armstrong resolution be sent to all stakeholders in the health care crises.


Min of Agriculture     Delta’ s concerns as circulated by Administrator

                                    Referred to the July 3rd Meeting

City of Delta              Minister’s  visit & update

                                    Referred to the July 3rd Meeting

KSYSA                         Invitation to opening ceremonies B.C Provincial Soccer Championship

                                    Someone from Council will attend and advise the office

Trail Times                   Thank you from the Centennial Committee for participating in the

                                    School Birthday cake celebration






                                    REPORTS & MEMORANDA


Well                             Well Performance   & Graphs

                                    Referred to July 3rd Meeting

Town Mtg.                  Administrator Report – Acknowledged

Miscellaneous            Deputy written report:

·        Per policy #0330 flowers & Mayor’ s Letter  to G & B Henke on 50th Anniversary & flowers to Mrs. Edmonstone – death in family

·        playing field fees

·        C. O’shea concerns about absentee landlords to be discussed with Council on July 3rd meeting

·        Palmer concerns about adequate fencing at park to protect residents from balls over the fence  - to be advised that park upgrades this fall include the fence.

                                    Financial matters

Accounts Payable   Moved by Councillor Stone

#4690 - 4725              Seconded by Councillor

                                    That the commitments and expenditures represented by the accounts payable listed below be authorized and that the payment in the amount of FORTY THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHT dollars and FOUR cents ($40,228.04) in total be approved:

                                    Payroll direct deposits and cheques #4655-4689                $  40,228.04

                                    TOTAL NET CURRENT EXPENDITURE                                  $  40,228.04





Policy #7910              Moved by  Councillor Stone

Canopy Rental         Seconded by Councillor Parker


                                    That Policy #7910 Canopy Rental Policy be adopted as presented



Policy #1770              Moved by Councillor Parker

Education Grants     Seconded by Councillor Stone


That Policy #1770 Education Grants policy be adopted as presented.



                                    Member Reports & Inquiries

Councillor Stone       A verbal report on:

a)       Tanis McLean is interested in helping with the planning and  placement of trees and shrubs in Montrose Park

b)       A resident has indicated that the Montrose Recreation Commission should not be using plastic plates and cutlery for the Pancake Breakfast

c)       Val Langille planted several plants in the Hall planter that have since died.  She suggested that perhaps some replacement plants could be purchased  by the Village.

d)       A resident has indicated that Village staff should be proactive in checking for bylaw infractions throughout the Village rather than waiting to act on complaints.

Councillor Benzer      No report :

Councillor Parker       A verbal report:

                                    a) When park upgrade is done there are backstop boards that      need  replacing

Councillor Dostaler   No report:

Mayor Walsh              A verbal report on:

a)     Notice of absence due to vacations from June 29 to July 15 and August 1 – 15

b)     Thank you cards received from Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Henke and Robin Parker and Lisa Koerber

c)     CCERC Open House is not going to be feasible for July or August.   Suggestion perhaps with opening of CCERC building.

 in September.  Completion date  of building is August 31,2001


FH/ Shop Signs           Moved by Councillor Dostaler

                                    Seconded by Councillor Stone

That the sign proposal #2 & #3 from Interior Signs be accepted with details to be finalized.


Administrator             No  report


                                    On a motion by Councillor Parker the meeting adjourned 8:30           p.m.

I hereby certify the preceding to be a true and correct account of the Regular Meeting #16-01 of Council held on June 19, 2001.



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                                       Mayor                                                                                       Deputy Clerk