Council Minutes – October 23, 2017

 

1.    CALL TO ORDER – 7:30 P.M.

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Council met in a Regular Session on Monday, October 23, 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 Snodgrass moved to approve the agenda of October 23, 2017 with the addition of 18.a) Letter of October 20, 2017 from Dillon Consulting Ltd. Re:  Storm Sewer & Street Improvements 2017, Various Locations, Certificate No. 3, Project No. 175700A.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried unanimously.

4.    DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST

None

5.    PUBLIC HEARINGS

None

6.   PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

6.1      SAINT JOHN REGIONAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION PRESENTATION RE:  AMBULATORY CARE CLINIC 1 – THE GIVE CAMPAIGN, PRESENTER – DARREN MCLEOD, SENIOR PHILANTHROPY SPECIALIST PRESENTER

Councillor Day moved to refer the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation Presentation Re:  Ambulatory Care Clinic 1 – The GIVE Campaign – Darren McLeod, Senior Philanthropy Specialist Presenter to the 2018 budget deliberations.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

7.    MINUTES

7.1    MINUTES OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF TUESDAY OCTOBER 10, 2017

Councillor Evans moved to adopt the Minutes of Regular Council Meeting of October 10, 2017 as presented.

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Likely.  Carried.

7.2    MINUTES OF EMO MEETING AND TRAINING MEETING OF APRIL 18, 2017 AND MINUTES OF EMO TRAINING MEETING OF MAY 16, 2017

Councillor Day moved to receive and file the Minutes of EMO Meeting and Training Meeting of April 18, 2017 and Minutes of EMO Training Meeting of May 16, 2017.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

8.    BILLS FOR PAYMENT

Councillor Day moved to pay Bills for Payment as presented for $7,452.77 and Bills for Ratification for $180,169.01 for a total of $187,621.78

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

9.    CONSENT AGENDA

None

10.    BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

a)  Regular Council Meeting Minutes of Tuesday October 10, 2017

None

11.    DELEGATIONS

None

12.    PETITIONS

None

13.    BY-LAWS

None

14.    NOTICE OF MOTIONS

None

15.    REPORTS

15.1     GENERAL REVENUE FUND OPERATING BUDGET FINANCIAL REPORT AS AT SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

Councillor Day moved to receive and file the General Revenue Fund Operating Budget Financial Report as at September 30, 2017.

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Likely.  Carried.

16.     REPORT OF OCTOBER 11, 2017 FROM TOWN MANAGER RE:  APPOINTMENT OF LIAISON PERSON FOR 2018 SCULPTURE PROJECT

Councillor Snodgrass moved to appoint Councillor Stephen Evans as Liaison Person for the Sculpture 2018 Project.

Seconded by Councillor Day.  Carried.

17.    LETTER OF SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 FROM ENTERPRISE SAINT JOHN (ESJ), STEVE CARSON, CEO RE:  ESJ BUDGET FOR 2018

Councillor Day moved to refer the Letter of September 30, 2017 from Enterprise Saint John (ESJ), Steve Carson, CEO Re:  ESJ Budget for 2018 to the 2018 budget deliberations.

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Likely.  Carried.

18.    REPORT OF OCTOBER 19, 2017 FROM TOWN MANAGER RE:  RENEWAL OF LEASE – TOWN OF GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD AND NB EMS INC.

Councillor Evans moved to renew the lease with NB EMS Inc. for use of a portion of Town premises located at 293 Nerepis Road as outlined in the draft lease and as described in Schedule “A”, copy attached to this report, to extend the lease for the period November 1, 2017 – October 31, 2019 with rental fees set at $1,700 per month with authorization for appropriate Town signatures.

Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

18.a      Letter of October 20, 2017 from Dillon Consulting Ltd. Re: Storm Sewer & Street Improvements 2017, Various Locations, Certificate No. 3, Project No. 175700A

Councillor Snodgrass moved to pay the amount of $116,784.77 to Keel Construction as per the Letter of October 20, 2017 from Dillon Consulting Ltd. Re:  Storm Sewer & Street Improvements 2017, Various Locations, Certificate No. 3, Project No. 175700A.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

19.    ADJOURNMENT

Councillor Day moved adjournment.
Seconded by Councillor Balemans.  Carried.
Time 7:48 pm

Respectfully submitted,

Sandra Gautreau                                                Grace Losier
Town Manager/Clerk                                         Mayor

Lynn Campbell
Assistant Clerk/Treasurer