Council Minutes – July 11, 2016

1.CALL TO ORDER – 7:30 P.M.

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Council met in a Regular Session on Monday, July 11, 2016 with Mayor Losier presiding.

2.RECORD OF ATTENDANCE

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

3.APPROVAL OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS
 
Councillor Day moved to approve the agenda of July 11, 2016 as presented.
Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

4.DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST

None

5.PUBLIC HEARINGS

None

6.PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

6.1PRESENTATION OF TOWN BURSARY TO RECIPIENT ALEXANDER CURRAN – BROUGHT FORWARD FROM JUNE 27, 2016 AGENDA

Mayor Losier presented a Town Bursary for NBCC for $500.00 to Alexander Curran.

6.2    PRESENTATION OF RCMP REPORT FOR JUNE 2016 – RCMP REPRESENTATIVE ATTENDING

Constable James MacKinnon was in attendance to present the RCMP report for June 2016.
Councillor Evans moved to receive and file the RCMP Report for June 2016.
Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

7.MINUTES

7.1MINUTES OF RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER FOUNDATION INC. MEETING OF MAY 17, 2016

Councillor Day moved to receive and file the Minutes of River Valley Community Center Foundation Inc. Meeting of May 17, 2016.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

7.2    MINUTES OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF JUNE 27, 2016
 
Councillor Snodgrass moved to receive and file the Minutes of Regular     Council Meeting of June 27, 2016.
Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

8.BILLS FOR PAYMENT
 
Councillor Day moved to pay Bills for Payment for $1,754.60 and Bills for Ratification for $67,709.06 for a total of $69,463.66.

Seconded by Councillor Balemans.  Carried.

9.CONSENT AGENDA
a)Grand Bay-Westfield Volunteer Fire/Rescue Report for June 2016
b)Works Department Report for June 2016
c)Building Inspector’s Report for June 2016
d)River Centre Coordinator’s Report for June 2016
e)Dog Control Report for June 2016
f)Recreation Department Report for June 2016

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

a)Grand Bay-Westfield Volunteer Fire/Rescue Report for June 2016
b)Works Department Report for June 2016
c)Building Inspector’s Report for June 2016
d)River Centre Coordinator’s Report for June 2016
e)Dog Control Report for June 2016
f)Recreation Department Report for June 2016.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

10.BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES
 
a)Regular Council Meeting Minutes of June 27, 2016

None

11.DELEGATIONS
 
None

12.PETITIONS

None

13.BY-LAWS

None

14.NOTICE OF MOTIONS

None

15.REPORTS

15.1    SEWERAGE UTILITY ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE REPORT AS AT     JULY 6, 2016

Councillor Day moved to receive and file the Sewerage Utility Accounts Receivable Report as at July 6, 2016.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

16.LETTER OF JUNE 16, 2016 FROM MAYOR DON DARLING RE:  CONGRATULATION TO MAYOR AND COUNCIL ON RECENT ELECTION

Councillor Evans moved to receive and file the Letter of June 16, 2016 from Mayor Don Darling, City of Saint John Re:  Congratulation to Mayor and Council on Recent Election.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

17.THANK YOU CARD FROM HARBOUR VIEW HIGH SCHOOL FOR CONTRIBUTION TO SAFE GRAD CELEBRATION

Councillor Day moved to receive and file the Thank You Card from Harbour View High School on Contribution to Safe Grad Celebration.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

18.TOWN MANAGER’S REPORT OF JULY 5, 2016 RE:  APPOINTMENT OF AQUATIC CENTRE BOARD MEMBER

Councillor Evans moved to appoint Erin Toole as the Town Representative on the Aquatic Centre Board effective July 11, 2016 – April, 2019.

Seconded by Councillor Balemans.  Carried.

19.LETTER OF JULY 7, 2016 FROM DOUG HARTFORD, P. ENG., DILLON CONSULTING RE:  STORM SEWER & STREET IMP. 2016, PROJECT 16-3595A, CERTIFICATE NO. 2

Councillor Snodgrass moved to pay TerraEx Inc. the amount of $161,518.47 as per the Letter of July 7, 2016 from Doug Hartford, P. Eng., Dillon Consulting Re:  Storm Sewer & Street Imp. 2016, Project 16-3595A, Certificate No. 2.

Seconded by Councillor Balemans.  Carried.

20.LETTER OF JULY 6, 2016 FROM DOUG HARTFORD, P. ENG., DILLON CONSULTING RE:  FLOATING DOCK IMPROVEMENTS, PROJECT 092797F, CERTIFICATE NO. 2, COMPLETION CERTIFICATE

Councillor Day moved to pay TerraEx Inc. the amount of $54,743.40 as per the Letter of July 6, 2016 from Doug Hartford, P. Eng., Dillon Consulting Re:  Floating Dock Improvements, Project 092797F, Certificate No. 2, Completion Certificate.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

21.LETTER OF JULY 8, 2016 FROM DOUG HARTFORD, P. ENG., DILLON CONSULTING RE:  WASTEWATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS, MURRAY STREET SLS NO. 4 REMOVAL, PROJECT 163317B, CERTIFICATE NO. 1

Councillor Snodgrass moved to pay Keel Construction Ltd. the amount of $186,886.72 as per the Letter of July 8, 2016 from Doug Hartford, P. Eng., Dillon Consulting Re:  Wastewater System Improvements, Murray Street SLS No. 4 Removal, Project 163317B, Certificate No. 1.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

22.ADJOURNMENT

Councillor Day moved adjournment.
Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.
Time 7:50 pm

Respectfully submitted,

Sandra Gautreau                                                                   Grace Losier
Town Manager/Clerk                                                             Mayor