Calder requests the court to recommend a motion

The Village of Calder held a Special Meeting to Swear in the Council with the Oath of Office. Mayor Ivan Sobkow called the meeting to order at 7:02 P.M. on November 16th with the new council all present.

Mayor Sobkow made a motion to accept the minutes of the last meeting as reviewed;  motion carried.

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With no business arising from the minutes, Sobkow moved on to the village’s correspondence.  Administrator Brock reviewed the correspondence received by the village. Mayor Sobkow made a motion to advertise in the Christmas edition with the Four Town+ Journal. Councillor Buzniski made a motion to accept the correspondence which was carried. 

Moving on, the council reviewed the village’s finances. Councillor Buzinski made the motion to accept the bank reconciliation report after reviewing the motion carried.

The council next reviewed the town’s financial statement before Mayor Sobkow motioned to accept them; motion carried.

Administrator Rita Brock read her report to the council. Brock welcomed the two new councillors, Jaqueline Spence and Kalandra Buzinski, to the council chambers. Brock has been reviewing the Tax Enforcement Act as well as tenders that are in place for the village, prepping the village's insurance policies.


After a short discussion, Kali Strand was appointed to the Calder Library Board after a motion by Mayor Sobkow, if she is still willing to accept the position, the motion carried.

Mayor Sobkow made a motion to give the council all signing authority for the village’s account; motion carried.

The village clerk has requested time off at the end of the year for a short time. Councillor Buzinski made a motion to accept Brock’s request for holidays; motion carried.

Councillors Buzinski and Spence then declared a conflict of interest and left the council chambers. There is a request to purchase property in the village. Mayor Sobkow will make a recommendation to the court to accept this proposal with the provisions provided. 

The two councillors returned and the council reviewed another offer to the village. This is a second offer received after a counter-offer by the village due to past circumstances. Councillor Spencer made a motion to counter-offer the resident; motion carried.

The Calder 4-H club made an offer to rent space from the village to hold their meetings. After a discussion on the offer, Councillor Buzinski made a motion to make a counteroffer to the 4-H club; the motion carried.

The council moved on to review the snow tenders received, awarding the tenders to the desired offer.

Mayor Sobkow adjourned the meeting.

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