Council Minutes – February 25, 2013

1.….. CALL TO ORDER – 7:30 PM

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Council met in a Regular Session on Monday, February 25, 2013 with Mayor Losier presiding.

2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE

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

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

Councillor Day moved to approve the agenda of Monday, February 25, 2013 with the addition of item No. 17 – Letter of February 8, 2013 – Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation Re:  Thank You for Support, and further moved that Adjournment be renumbered as 18.

Seconded by Councillor Calvin.  Carried unanimously.

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DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST

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PUBLIC HEARINGS

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PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

6.1 PRESENTATION OF RCMP STATISTICAL REPORT FOR JANUARY 2013 – RCMP REPRESENTATIVE ATTENDING/BROUGHT FORWARD FROM FEBRUARY 11, 2013

Sgt. Bernard provided information to Council regarding the RCMP Statistical Report for January 2013.

Councillor Snodgrass moved to receive and file the RCMP Statistical Report for January 2013.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

It was noted that RCMP representatives are visiting schools on a regular basis to compensate for the closure of the DARE Program and that changes to the monthly report would include the number of visits to the schools and the previous year column will be changed to show the totals for the year.

7. MINUTES
7.1 MINUTES OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 11, 2013

Councillor Snodgrass moved to adopt the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting of February 11, 2013 as presented.

Seconded by Councillor Day.  Carried.

7.2 MINUTES OF PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING OF JANUARY 21, 2013

Councillor Calvin moved to receive and file minutes of the Planning Advisory Committee Meeting of January 21, 2013.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

7.3 Minutes of River Valley Community Center Foundation Inc. Meetings of October 16, 2012, November 20, 2012, and January 22, 2013

Councillor Day moved to receive and file minutes of River Valley Community Center Foundation Inc. Meetings of October 16, 2012, November 20, 2012, and January 22, 2013.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

7.4 MINUTES OF TOURISM COMMITTEE MEETING OF NOVEMBER 15, 2012

Councillor Snodgrass moved to receive and file minutes of Tourism Committee Meeting of November 15, 2012.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

8. BILLS FOR PAYMENT

Councillor Day moved to pay the Bills for Payment in the amount of $1,285.02 and Bills for Ratification in the amount of $66,937.07; Grand Total of $68,222.09.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

9. CONSENT AGENDA

a) RECREATION DEPARTMENT REPORT FOR JANUARY 2013

Councillor Snodgrass moved to receive and file the following Consent Agenda item:

a) Recreation Department Report for January 2013.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

10. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

a) Regular Council Meeting Minutes of February 11, 2013

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DELEGATIONS

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PETITIONS

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BY-LAWS

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NOTICE OF MOTIONS

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REPORTS

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16. RECREATION DIRECTOR’S REPORT OF FEBRUARY 13, 2013 RE:  BALL FIELD SERVICES

Councillor Evans moved to approve the renewal with Squeaky Kleen for Ball Field Services for the amount of $25/hour plus applicable taxes for the period of May 2013 to October 2013 with an option to renew for another six (6) month period at the same price.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

17. LETTER OF FEBRUARY 8, 2013 FROM MURIEL MCQUEEN FERGUSSON FOUNDATION RE:  THANK YOU FOR SUPPORT

Councillor Calvin moved to receive and file letter of February 8, 2013 from Muriel McQueen Fergusson Foundation Re:  Thank You for Support.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

18. ADJOURNMENT

Councillor Calvin moved adjournment.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

Time:  7:43 pm

Respectfully submitted,

Sandra Gautreau Grace Losier
Town Manager/Clerk Mayor

Marcia Mason
Assistant Clerk