Wolseley town council held its regular meeting on May 4 at 7 p.m. with all members present.
Council noted that employee Mark Smith will receive a Certificate of Recognition for 10 Years of Service with the Town of Wolseley, in addition to a $250 bonus. Smith started his full-time labourer position with the Public Works Department in May 2012 and the town appreciates his continued valuable contributions.
The Town of Wolseley had advertised a by-election for one councilor position. Administration informed council that only one individual was nominated. After the necessary time allowed for withdrawal, Norman MacDonald was declared the new councillor by acclamation.
Councillor Ken Drever stated that Sportsplex Board has two vacancies for two-year terms, and three vacancies for three-year terms. Council approved a motion to advertise for volunteer Board Members for the Wolseley & District Sportsplex Board.
Mayor Gerald Hill presented a drawing of grounds for a Shelby Patton memorial. Work, including pouring a concrete base, will need to start on the area soon. The mayor also shared that the Horticultural committee will hold a bbq fundraiser in front of Hometown Meats on June 16, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m..
CAO Candice Cieckiewicz indicated that the town received a call from Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation and the town has been approved for a $25,000 grant to help offset costs of the roof repair project at the Town Hall (Opera House).
A draft bylaw was provided to Town Council regarding swimming pools within town boundaries. It is being proposed that individuals who wish to have a pool apply for a permit. This item was tabled and no decision was made at the meeting.

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