Council Minutes – February 27, 2017

 

1.   CALL TO ORDER – 7:36 PM

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Council met in a Regular Session on Monday, February 27, 2017 with Mayor Losier presiding.

2.   RECORD OF ATTENDANCE

Deputy Mayor Likely, Councillor Balemans, Councillor Day, 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 February 27, 2017 with the addition of Item 16. a – Request from Enterprise Saint John for Letter of Support – Foreign Trade Zone.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass. Carried Unanimously.

4.   DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST

None

5.   PUBLIC HEARINGS

None

6   .PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

None

7.   MINUTES

7.1    EMAIL POLL OF FEBRUARY 13, 2017 RE: REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 13, 2017 – CANCELLATION

Councillor Snodgrass moved to ratify the Email Poll of February 13, 2017 to cancel the February 13, 2017 regular Council Meeting and to reschedule the Council Meeting of February 13, 2017 to February 14, 2017.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

7.2   MINUTES OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF FEBRUARY 14, 2017

Councillor Day moved to adopt the Minutes of Regular Council Meeting of February 14, 2017 as presented.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

7.3   MINUTES OF TOWN OF GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD EMERGENCY MEASURES ORGANIZATION (EMO) MEETINGS OF NOVEMBER 14, 15, AND DECEMBER 20, 2016

Councillor Evans moved to receive and file the Minutes of Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) Meetings of November 14, 15, and December 20, 2016.

Seconded by Councillor Day. Carried.

8.   bBILLS FOR PAYMENT

Councillor Day moved to pay Bills for Payment as presented for $8,352.33 and Bills for Ratification for $215,156.05 for a total of $223,508.38.

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Likely. Carried.

9.     CONSENT AGENDA

None

10.    BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

a)Regular Council Meeting Minutes of February 14, 2017

None

11.   DELEGATIONS

None

12.   PETITIONS

None

13.   BY-LAWS

None

14.   NOTICE OF MOTIONS

None

15.   REPORTS

None

16.   LETTER OF FEBRUARY 20, 2017 FROM THE ZOOMERS RE: APPRECIATION FROM VOLUNTEERS AND PARTICIPANTS FOR USE OF THE FACILITIES

Councillor Evans moved to receive and file the Letter of February 20, 2017 from the Zoomers Re: Appreciation from Volunteers and Participants for Use of the Facilities.

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Likely. Carried.

16. a)    DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT OF FEBRUARY 27, 2017 RE: REQUEST TO SUPPORT A PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH THE SAINT JOHN REGION AS A FOREIGN TRADE ZONE (FTZ) POINT

Councillor Day moved to endorse the letter of support to Enterprise Saint John on their Proposal to Establish a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Point in Greater Saint John as attached to the Development Officer’s Report of February 27, 2017.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass. Carried.

17.   ADJOURNMENT

Councillor Day moved adjournment.
Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass. Carried.
Time 7:42 pm

Respectfully submitted,
Sandra Gautreau                                                            Grace Losier
Town Manager/Clerk                                                       Mayor
Lynn Campbell
Assistant Clerk/Treasurer