Council Minutes – February 11, 2013

1.….. CALL TO ORDER – 7:30 PM

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Council met in a Regular Session on Monday, February 11, 2013 with Mayor Losier presiding.

2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE

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

Councillor Day moved to pay Deputy Mayor Likely in his absence.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

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

Councillor Day moved to approve the agenda of Monday, February 11, 2013 as presented.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

4. DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST

None

5. PUBLIC HEARINGS

None

6. PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
6.1 PRESENTATION OF RCMP STATISTICAL REPORT FOR JANUARY 2013 – RCMP REPRESENTATIVE ATTENDING

Councillor Calvin moved to table item No. 6.1 – Presentation of RCMP Statistical Report for January 2013 until the arrival of an RCMP Officer.

Seconded by Councillor Day.  Carried.

7. MINUTES
7.1 MINUTES OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF JANUARY 28, 2013

Councillor Snodgrass moved to adopt the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting of January 28, 2013 as presented.

Seconded by Councillor Calvin.  Carried.

8. BILLS FOR PAYMENT

Councillor Day moved to pay the Bills for Payment in the amount of $2,453.79 and Bills for Ratification in the amount of $200,377.51; Grand Total of $202,831.30.

Seconded by Councillor Calvin.  Carried.

9. CONSENT AGENDA

a) Works Department Report for January 2013
b) River Centre Report for January 2013
c) Grand Bay-Westfield Volunteer Fire/Rescue Department Report for January 2013
d) Dog Control Report for January 2013
e) Building Inspector’s Report for January 2013

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

a) Works Department Report for January 2013
b) River Centre Report for January 2013
c) Grand Bay-Westfield Volunteer Fire/Rescue Department Report for January 2013
d) Dog Control Report for January 2013
e) Building Inspector’s Report for January 2013.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

10. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

a) Regular Council Meeting Minutes January 28, 2013

None

11. DELEGATIONS

None

12. PETITIONS

None

13. BY-LAWS

None

14. NOTICE OF MOTIONS

None

15. REPORTS

None

16. LETTER OF JANUARY 21, 2013 FROM LOUISE BELAND, PRESIDENT OF THE SAINT JOHN COMMUNITY LOAN FUND RE:  PATHWAYS TO EMPOWERMENT

Councillor Day moved to support Pathways to Empowerment with a donation of $250 per letter of January 21, 2013 from Louise Beland, President of the Saint John Community Loan Fund.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

17. WORKS COMMISSIONER’S REPORT OF JANUARY 31, 2013 RE:  PAVEMENT MARKINGS TENDER RENEWAL

Councillor Day moved to renew the Pavement Markings Tender Q01-2012 for 2013 with Northside Pavement Markings Ltd. per option to renew for 2013 under the same terms, conditions and price.

Seconded by Councillor Calvin.  Carried.

18. ADJOURNMENT

Councillor Calvin moved adjournment.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

Time:  7:35 pm

Respectfully submitted,

Sandra Gautreau Grace Losier
Town Manager/Clerk Mayor

Marcia Mason
Assistant Clerk