© Times-Herald photo by Lisa Goudy
The following items are on the agenda for Monday’s regular city council meeting at city hall:
• Council will receive the 2014 operating budget estimates for the Moose Jaw Public Library and the 2014 operating budget submissions for the Moose Jaw Police Service. The police department will ask for a 4.5 per cent budget increase from 2013.
• Jonathan Blanchard of Blanchard Holdings Inc. will address council about the proposed rezoning of residential lots from R1 low-density residential to R3 high-density residential on Maple Street. He will request council have any developer to build a multi-family dwelling on the land reimburse him for their portion of the street paving cost because he has paid for the street.
• Council will discuss two reports from Dana Skoropad, co-ordinator of the Moose Jaw School District No. 1 Bursary Fund Inc. regarding the Dubinsky Family Scholarship Award 2013 and the 2013 Snowbirds Scholarship Award.
• Councillors will deal with a report regarding the potential to submit resolutions to the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) for consideration at the upcoming convention held Feb. 2-5 in Regina.
• Jody Hauta, director of parks and recreation, will present the 39th monthly update on Mosaic Place and Yara Centre.
• Council will receive the minutes of the recent meetings of executive committee, the youth advisory committee, the heritage advisory committee, the cultural diversity advisory committee and the municipal planning commission.
In the municipal planning commission minutes, there are three items requiring council approval. One is the recommendation that the proposed subdivision at 22 and 26 Wellington Place be approved subject to a number of conditions.
Another is the recommendation of approval of a proposed subdivision to the east of 11th Avenue Southwest.
The third items is a proposed zoning bylaw text amendment to begin procedures to add the term “retail stores” to the list of discretionary uses in the heavy industrial district.
• Council will appoint a new deputy mayor, chairperson of executive committee and chairperson of the personnel committee with terms beginning Nov. 1 and ending Dec. 31.
• Three zoning amendment bylaws will come before council.