What’s happening at Monday’s council meeting

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Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda for Monday’s regular city council meeting in council chambers at city hall:

Moose Jaw city hall is pictured.

• Councillors will discuss the potential to participate in the Multi Material Stewardship Western Program for Residential Recycling announced by the province. In order to participate, the city needs to sign the funding agreement by June 30. The program is set to start on Jan. 1.

• Citizen Clarice Palsich will speak to council about her thoughts regarding recycling.

• The parks and recreation department will present a report regarding the curling rink heating ventilation and air conditioning system for Mosaic Place. The recommendation is for the city to fund 40 per cent of the cost or $14,000 from the original project budget for Mosaic Place and YaraCentre.

• There will also be a report presented regarding elimination of these capital project enhancements for Mosaic Place and YaraCentre: arena acrylic glass, venue-run software and YaraCentre Marquee. The elimination of these will provide additional funding for the escalator project.

• The engineering department will present a report requesting approval to award the construction contract for the East Water Feeder Line Replacement Project Phase 1 in 2014.

• Yvette Moore will make a city hall print presentation to council.

• Councillors will make councillor appointments to advisory and statutory boards, commissions and committees. There will also be citizen appointments to city boards, committees and commissions for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016.

• Council will receive the report of the recent meetings of executive committee, youth advisory committee, housing advisory committee, transportation services advisory committee and cultural diversity advisory committee.

In the housing advisory committee minutes, there is requested approval for Darcia Johenski to be appointed as the representative of the Moose Jaw and District Chamber of Commerce to the committee.

In the transportation advisory committee minutes, there are three items requiring council approval. The first is the installation of three No Parking signs to be located 12 meters on either side of the extended centre line of Ominica Street East and on the southwest corner of Ominica Street East and Third Avenue Northeast.

The second item is the appointment of Douglas Sears as the Holy Trinity Catholic School Division representative to the transportation advisory committee.

The final item requiring approval is the installation of a concrete barrier and No Parking sign 24 meters on either side of Grandview Street West. As well, the recommendation is to reduce the posted speed limit from 50 kilometers per hour to 30 kilometers per hour and restricting heavy vehicles on the 200 block of Grandview Street West.

In the cultural diversity committee minutes, the item requiring approval is the appointment of Joan Stumborg as the Holy Trinity Catholic School Division representative to the committee.

• Councillors will appoint Coun. Patrick Boyle deputy mayor, Coun. Candis Kirkpatrick chairperson of the executive committee and Coun. Heather Eby chairperson of the personnel committee.

• Council will consider the procedure amendment bylaw, the remuneration amendment bylaw and the City of Moose Jaw pension plan amendment bylaw.

Organizations: Holy Trinity Catholic School Division, Moose Jaw and District Chamber of Commerce

Geographic location: Ominica Street East, Third Avenue Northeast, Moose Jaw

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