Council Minutes – September 28, 2015

1. CALL TO ORDER – 7:34 PM

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Council met in a Regular Session on Monday, September 28, 2015 with Mayor Losier presiding.

2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE

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

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

Councillor Day moved to approve the agenda of September 28, 2015 as presented.
Seconded by Councillor Snodgrass.  Carried.

4. DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Mayor Losier declared a conflict of interest with item number 6.2 Presentation by the Waterfront Beautification Committee – Joan Pougnet Presenter.

5. PUBLIC HEARINGS

None

6. PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

6.1 PRESENTATION/UPDATE RE:  AQUATIC CENTRE – ERIN LUKIE, TOWN REPRESENTATIVE, AQUATIC CENTRE BOARD PRESENTER

Erin Lukie reviewed Aquatic Centre Operations for the period June     2015 – October 2015 and responded to questions from Elected Officials.

6.2    PRESENTATION BY THE WATERFRONT BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE – JOAN POUGNET PRESENTER

Mayor Losier departed the room due to a stated conflict of interest.

Councillor Day moved to refer the September 28, 2015 Presentation by the Waterfront Beautification Committee, Joan Pougnet Presenter, to Town Staff for advisement.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried*.
Mayor Losier rejoined the meeting.

7. MINUTES

7.1 MINUTES OF REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 14, 2015

Councillor Day moved to adopt the Minutes of Regular Council Meeting of September 14, 2015 as presented.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

7.2 MINUTES OF RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTER FOUNDATION INC., BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS OF MAY 19, 2015 AND JUNE 15, 2015

Councillor Snodgrass moved to receive and file the Minutes of River Valley Community Center Foundation Inc., Board of Directors Meetings of May 19, 2015 and June 15, 2015.

Seconded by Deputy Mayor Likely.  Carried.

8. BILLS FOR PAYMENT

Councillor Day moved to pay Bills for Payment for $1,097.50 and Bills for Ratification for $156,664.58 for a total of $157,762.08.

* Indicates that Deputy Mayor Likely voted in favour of Item 6.2.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

9. CONSENT AGENDA

None

10.    BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES

a) Regular Council Meeting Minutes of September 14, 2015

None

11.    DELEGATIONS

None

12.    PETITIONS

None

13.    BY-LAWS

None

14.    NOTICE OF MOTIONS

None

15.    REPORTS

None

16.    EMAIL OF SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 FROM DOUGLAS HARTFORD, P. ENG., DILLON CONSULTING RE:  STORM SEWER & STREET IMPROVEMENTS 2014, PHASE 1, PROJECT NO. 14-9239A, CERTIFICATE NO. 5 FINAL COMPLETION

Councillor Snodgrass moved to authorize payment to Keel Construction Ltd. in the amount of $17,493.45 for Storm Sewer & Street Improvements 2014, Phase 1, Project No. 14-9239A, Certificate No. 5.

Seconded by Councillor Evans.  Carried.

17.    EMAIL OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2015 FROM DOUGLAS HARTFORD, P. ENG., DILLON CONSULTING RE:  STORM SEWER & STREET IMPROVEMENTS 2015, VARIOUS LOCATIONS, PROJECT NO. 151954B, CERTIFICATE NO. 1

Councillor Snodgrass moved to authorize payment to Classic Construction (2012) Ltd. in the amount of $209,559.07 for Storm Sewer & Street Improvements 2015, Various Locations, Project No. 151954B, Certificate No. 1.

Seconded by Councillor Calvin.  Carried.

18.    LETTER OF SEPTEMBER 23, 2015 FROM MARC MACLEOD, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FUNDY REGIONAL SERVICE COMMISSION RE:  2016 DRAFT BUDGET

Councillor Day moved to support the draft 2016 budget per Letter of September 23, 2015 from Marc MacLeod, Executive Director, Fundy Regional Service Commission.

Seconded by Councillor Calvin.  Carried.

19.    ADJOURNMENT

Councillor Calvin moved adjournment.
Seconded by Councillor Day.  Carried.
Time 7:57 pm

Respectfully submitted,

Sandra Gautreau                                                                               Grace Losier
Town Manager/Clerk                                                                           Mayor

Wendy Boyles
Secretary