PAC Minutes – April 18, 2006

1. CALL TO ORDER
The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 8:01 p.m. with Chairman, Ralph Stevens presiding.
2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
All Members were present, with the exception of Mel Steffens.
“…moved by Jim Burke to excuse Mel Steffens with cause….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
3. PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF APRIL 3, 2006
“…moved by Ron Daigle to accept as presented the April 3, 2006 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”
Seconded by Linda Estabrooks.  Carried.
4. REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF MARCH 27, 2006
“…moved by Cllr. Little to receive and file Regular Council Minutes of  March 27, 2006….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
5. CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS
The Chairman requested that the following Item be added to the Agenda.
“…moved by Ron Daigle that a letter received April 13, 2006 from Brenda Chapman be added to the Agenda as Item No. 7(b)….”
Seconded by Linda Estabrooks.  Carried.
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DECLARATION OF CONFILCT OF INTEREST
No conflict declared.
7. APPLICATION FOR TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION APPROVAL RE: MURRAY POWER SUBDIVISION, 2 KIRTLEY AVENUE
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED APRIL 12, 2006
Applicant, Murray Power was present and addressed the Committee, stating that he is subdividing so that his son may build a house.
Speaking in favor of this Application was Lori Brooks of 1 Maple Row.
Speaking against this Application was Brenda Chapman.  Ms. Chapman addressed the Committee, stating her strong objection and concerns, as per her letter received on April 13, 2006.
1. ”.…moved by Jim Burke that the Planning Advisory Committee approve the following variance to the Town’s Zoning By-law, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law No. 101, for the creation of one new building lot out of the existing PID No. 00221580: a) under Section 8.2.2.3 (c)(ii), grant a variance of 1.4 m to reduce the required lot depth from 30 m to 28.6  m….”
2. “ …moved that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council to approve the payment of $919.93 (cash, money order or certified cheque) for money in lieu of Land for Public Purposes for the creation of one new building lot as shown on the Tentative Subdivision Plan, Murray Power Subdivision, as prepared by Terrain Group Inc., dated March 22, 2006, subject to: a) recording Utility Easements required by the NB Power/Aliant on the Final Subdivision Plan….”
Seconded by Linda Estabrooks.  Carried.
8. ADJOURNMENT
“…moved by Jim Burke to adjourn at 8:10 p.m….”
Seconded by James Evans.  Carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Ralph Stevens,
PAC Chairman
Laylia Nice,
PAC Secretary