Council Minutes – August 11, 2014

1. CALL TO ORDER – 7:37 P.M.

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Council met in a Regular Session on Monday, August 11, 2014 with Mayor Losier presiding.

 2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE

Deputy Mayor Likely, Councillor Day, Councillor Calvin, Councillor Evans, and Councillor Snodgrass were in attendance.

3. APPROVAL OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS

Councillor Day moved to approve the agenda of August 11, 2014 as presented.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass. Carried.

4. DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST

None

5. PUBLIC HEARINGS

None

6. PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

 6.1 PRESENTATION RE: TRADE & CONVENTION CENTRE OPERATIONS – ANDREW RICKETTS, TOWN REPRESENTATIVE PRESENTER

Deputy Mayor Likely moved to receive and file the Presentation Re: Trade & Convention Centre Operations – Andrew Ricketts, Town Representative Presenter.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

7. MINUTES

7.1 MINUTES OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF JULY 14, 2014

Councillor Calvin moved to adopt the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting of July 14, 2014 as presented.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

7.2 MINUTES OF PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING OF JUNE 16, 2014

Councillor Day moved to receive and file the Minutes of Planning Advisory Committee Meeting of June 16, 2014.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

7.3 EMAIL POLL OF JULY 22, 2014 RE: LAGOON ITEMS

Councillor Day moved to ratify the Email Poll of July 22, 2014 Re: Lagoon Items as presented.

Seconded by Councillor Calvin. Carried.

Email Poll of July 22, 2014 was read.

7.4 MINUTES OF EMERGENCY MEASURES ORGANIZATION (EMO) MEETINGS OF FEBRUARY 18, 2014 AND MAY 20, 2014/EMO TRAINING MEETINGS OF FEBRUARY 18, 2014, APRIL 15, 2014, AND MAY 20, 2014

Councillor Snodgrass moved to receive and file the Minutes of Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) Meetings of February 18, 2014 and May 20, 2014/EMO Training Meetings of February 18, 2014, April 15, 2014, and May 20, 2014.

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Likely. Carried.

7.5 EMAIL POLL OF AUGUST 1, 2014 RE: INSTALLATION EXTENSION FOR JUMPS AT TAILWHIP PARK

Councillor Calvin moved to ratify the Email Poll of August 1, 2014 Re: Installation Extension for Jumps at Tailwhip Park as presented.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

 8. BILLS FOR PAYMENT

Councillor Day moved to pay Bills for Payment for $918.36 and Bills for Ratification for $432,234.28 for a total of $433,152.64.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

9. CONSENT AGENDA

a) Building Inspector’s Report for July 2014

b) Grand Bay-Westfield Volunteer Fire Rescue Department Report for July 2014

c) Dog Control Report for July 2014

d) Works Commissioner’s Report for June 2014

e) River Centre Coordinator’s Reports for June and July 2014

f) Recreation Director’s Reports for June and July 2014

Councillor Calvin moved to receive and file the following Consent Agenda items:

a) Building Inspector’s Report for July 2014

b) Grand Bay-Westfield Volunteer Fire Rescue Department Report for July 2014

c) Dog Control Report for July 2014

d) Works Commissioner’s Report for June 2014

e) River Centre Coordinator’s Reports for June and July 2014

f) Recreation Director’s Reports for June and July 2014.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass. Carried.

Thanks and appreciation were extended to the Volunteer Fire Department and the Works Department for their efforts during Tropical Storm Arthur.

10. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

a) Regular Council Meeting Minutes of July 14, 2014

None

 11. DELEGATIONS

None

12. PETITIONS

None

 13. BY-LAWS

None

14. NOTICE OF MOTIONS

None

15. REPORTS

None

 16. LETTERS OF JUNE 24, 2014 FROM DIANA ALEXANDER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SCULPTURE SAINT JOHN RE: SCULPTURE SAINT JOHN 2014 – COMMUNITY PARTNER AGREEMENT AND SCULPTURE SAINT JOHN 2012 – COMMUNITY PARTNER AGREEMENT

Councillor Snodgrass moved to authorize the appropriate signatures from Staff and Mayor regarding Letters of June 24, 2014 from Diana Alexander, Executive Director, Sculpture Saint John Re: Sculpture Saint John 2014 – Community Partner Agreement and Sculpture Saint John 2012 – Community Partner Agreement.

Seconded by Councillor Day. Carried.

17. FIRE CHIEF’S MEMORANDUM OF JULY 23, 2014 RE: REVIEW OF ITEM NO. 21 FROM JULY 14, 2014 COUNCIL MEETING – AMENDMENTS TO CRIMINAL CODE

Councillor Day moved to receive and file the Fire Chief’s Memorandum of July 23, 2014 Re: Review of Item No. 21 from July 14, 2014 Council Meeting – Amendments to Criminal Code.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

18. LETTER OF JULY 18, 2014 FROM DOUGLAS HARTFORD, P. ENG., DILLON CONSULTING RE: STORM SEWER & STREET IMPROVEMENTS 2014, PHASE 1, PROJECT NO. 149239A, CERTIFICATE NO. 1

Councillor Snodgrass moved to pay Keel Construction Ltd. $122,822.20 for Storm Sewer & Street Improvements 2014, Phase 1, Project No. 149239A, Certificate No. 1.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

19. DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMORANDUM OF JULY 25, 2014 RE: BRANDY POINT ROAD

Councillor Evans moved to refer the Development Officer’s Memorandum of July 25, 2014 Re: Brandy Point Road to the Capital Budget process for consideration.

Seconded by Councillor Day. Carried.

20. EMAIL OF AUGUST 6, 2014 FROM LARRY TANNAHILL RE: COMMUNITY WOOD STOVE CHANGE OUT PROGRAM

Councillor Day moved to refer the Email of August 6, 2014 from Larry Tannahill Re: Community Wood Stove Change Out Program to staff to be brought forward to budget discussions.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

 21. ADJOURNMENT

Councillor Calvin moved adjournment.

Seconded by Councillor Day. Carried.

Time 8:01 pm

Respectfully submitted,

Sandra Gautreau                                                                               Grace Losier

Town Manager/Clerk                                                                        Mayor

 

 

 

 

Lynn Campbell

Assistant Clerk