The following items are on the agenda for Monday’s regular council meeting at city hall:
• Coun. Dawn Luhning will bring forward a motion that council should have a planning session before the end of the month.
• Council will consider a report from the financial services department regarding authorization for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Central Services to award the fuel supply requirements for the city for a four-year term.
• Council will discuss a report from the financial services department about changes to the Cities Act and the effect of prepayment discounts and penalties for property taxes. The report also details Bylaw 4279, which is the bylaw to provide for the instalment payment of taxes and to provide for discounts, penalties and surcharges.
• Michel Labonte will address city council regarding legalizing drugs.
• The director of parks and recreation will present the monthly update of Mosaic Place and the field house.
• Engineering service will present a report concerning information about the New Year’s Eve service “Ride’s On Us” campaign.
• The city clerk/solicitor’s department will present a report regarding two additional appointments to the Moose Jaw Youth Advisory Committee.
• Robert Thomas will speak to council regarding his concerns with the 2012 Civic Election and the changes he feels need to be made. His concerns include changes to ensure ballot secrecy, the elimination of the double-sided ballot, three different voting systems and the need for rules to ensure campaign transparency.
• Council will discuss a report about the quarterly reports for the period July 1 to Sep. 30 of this year regarding activities of the various city departments.
• Council will discuss the tabled matter of the results of the 2012 municipal and school board elections.
• Council will review the minutes from recent meetings of the transportation services advisory committee, the two meetings of the special needs advisory committee, the cultural diversity advisory committee, the two meetings of the heritage advisory committee and the environment advisory committee.