Council Minutes – November 10, 2014

1. CALL TO ORDER – 7:26 PM

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Council met in a Regular Session on Monday, November 10, 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 November 10, 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 OF RCMP REPORT FOR OCTOBER 2014 – RCMP REPRESENTATIVE ATTENDING

Cst. Everett presented the October 2014 RCMP Report and responded to inquiries from members of Council.

Councillor Snodgrass moved to receive and file the RCMP Report for October 2014.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

6.2 RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER FOUNDATION INC. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2013, FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE SEVEN MONTH PERIOD ENDED JULY 31, 2014 – JOHN WEBBER, CA PRESENTER

Councillor Day moved to receive and file the River Valley Community Center Foundation Inc. (RVCC) Financial Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 2013, Financial Statements for the Seven Month Period Ended July 31, 2014 as presented by John Webber, CA Treasurer for the RVCC.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

In addition to the RVCC financial statements, Mr. Webber provided draft 2015 River Valley Community Center budget information which will be brought forward to the Town’s 2015 budget process for consideration.

7. MINUTES

7.1 MINUTES OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF OCTOBER 27, 2014

Councillor Snodgrass moved to adopt the minutes of the Regular Council Meeting of October 27, 2014 as presented.

Seconded by Councillor Day. Carried.

8. BILLS FOR PAYMENT

Councillor Day moved to pay Bills for Payment for $19,458.26 and Bills for Ratification for $72,191.45 for a total of $91,649.71.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass. Carried.

9. CONSENT AGENDA

a) Building Inspector’s Report for October 2014
b) Grand Bay-Westfield Volunteer Fire Rescue Department Report for October 2014
c) Recreation Director’s Report for October 2014
d) Dog Control Report for October 2014
e) River Centre Coordinator’s Report for October 2014
f) River Centre Coordinator’s Historical Statistics Report 2008-2014

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

a) Building Inspector’s Report for October 2014
b) Grand Bay-Westfield Volunteer Fire Rescue Department Report for October 2014
c) Recreation Director’s Report for October 2014
d) Dog Control Report for October 2014
e) River Centre Coordinator’s Report for October 2014
f) River Centre Coordinator’s Historical Statistics Report 2008-2014.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass. Carried.

 10. BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

a) Regular Council Meeting Minutes of October 27, 2014

None

11. DELEGATIONS

None

12. PETITIONS

None

13. BY-LAWS

None

14. NOTICE OF MOTIONS

None

 15. REPORTS

None

16. EMAIL OF OCTOBER 29, 2014 FROM BROCK CARLTON, FCM RE: DEDICATED FUND FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT UPGRADES NEEDED

Councillor Day moved to support the request per Email of October 29, 2014 from Brock Carlton, FCM Re: Dedicated Fund for Wastewater Treatment Upgrades Needed by writing a letter to Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs highlighting the additional costs for federally regulated Wastewater Treatment upgrades and request a dedicated fund.

Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.

17. LETTER RECEIVED OCTOBER 29, 2014 FROM ERIN SCHRYER, PHD, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ELEMENTARY LITERACY INC. RE: SUPPORT FOR LITERACY

Councillor Evans moved to refer the Letter received October 29, 2014 from Erin Schryer, PhD, Executive Director Elementary Literacy Inc. Re: Support for Literacy to 2015 Town budget deliberations.

Seconded by Councillor Day. Carried.

18. LETTER OF AUGUST 8, 2014 FROM SHANNON BRAKE, PRESIDENT CANNON SECURITY INC. RE: HD CAMERA SYSTEM FOR THE TOWN OF GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD

Councillor Evans moved to purchase and install the HD Camera System from Cannon Security for $4,915.50 subject to execution of an agreement with Grand Bay Car Wash.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass. Carried.

19. DRAFT TOWN OF GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD VIDEO SURVEILLANCE POLICY

Councillor Day moved to adopt the Draft Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Video Surveillance Policy as presented.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass. Carried.

20. TOWN MANAGER’S REPORT OF NOVEMBER 5, 2014 RE: SECOND COUNCIL MEETING FOR DECEMBER 2014

Councillor Calvin moved to cancel the Second Council Meeting for December 2014, with a special Council meeting to be called if necessary.

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Likely. Carried.

21. ADJOURNMENT

Councillor Calvin moved adjournment.
Seconded by Councillor Evans. Carried.
Time 8:03 pm
Respectfully submitted,

Sandra Gautreau                                                                  Grace Losier
Town Manager/Clerk                                                            Mayor

Lynn Campbell
Assistant Clerk