PAC MINUTES APRIL 20, 2014

1. CALL TO ORDER

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Monday, April 20, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. with Chair, Ralph Stevens presiding.

2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE

All Members were present with the exception of Ron Daigle and Theresa Gordon.        .
“…moved by Cllr. Bev Day to excuse Ron Daigle and Theresa Gordon      with cause….”

Seconded by Jim Burke    .  Carried.

3.  PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF JANUARY 19, 2015

“…moved by Chyann Kirby to accept as presented the January 19, 2015 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”

Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.

4. REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF JANUARY 12, 2015, JANUARY 26, 2015, FEBRUARY 9, 2015, FEBRUARY 23, 2015 AND MARCH 23, 2015

“…moved by Cllr. Bev Day to receive and file the Regular Council Minutes of January 12, 2015, January 26, 215, February 9, 2015, February 23, 2015 and March 23, 2015    ….”

Seconded by     Chyann Kirby.  Carried.
5. DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST

None.

6.      REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR
 
None.

7.     TOWN MANAGER’S MEMO DATED JANUARY 13, 2015
RE:   2015 GENERAL OPERATING BUDGET    

“…moved by Jim Burke to receive and file the Town Manager’s Memo dated January 13, 2015  Re:  2015 General Operating Budget….”

Seconded by Chyann Kirby.  Carried.

8. APPLICATION FOR VARIANCE
RE: RICHARD COUGHLAN & JULIE COLE – 14 BAYSONG BLUFF
(A)  DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED APRIL 16, 2015

Applicants, Richard Coughlan and Julie Cole were present and addressed the Committee as follows:

Their Application for Variance is for the addition of an attached two car garage, replacing the existing single car garage;
the proposed garage is a single storey;
a Variance is required to increase the maximum permitted area of the attached single storey garage because it is being built within the permitted reduced side yard.

There was no one present speaking in favor of or against this Application.

“…moved by Cllr. Bev Day that the Planning Advisory Committee APPROVE  the following Variance to the Town’s Zoning By-law, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law No. 112, to permit the proposed addition to an existing attached single car garage, located at 14 Baysong Bluff, PID No. 30046841;

a)   under Section 4.9.1, grant a Variance of 30.8 m² to increase the  maximum area of the attached single storey garage from 70.0 m² to 100.8 m²….”

Seconded by Jim Burke.   Carried

 9. APPLICATION FOR TEMPORY USE PERMIT
(TO OPERATE A SEASONAL GARDEN CENTRE)
RE:  GRAND BAY HOME HARDWARE C/O JOHN JARVIS –
277/279 RIVER VALLEY DRIVE
(A)  DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED APRIL 16, 2015

Applicant was not present. There was no one present speaking in favor of or against this Application.

“… moved by Jim Burke that the Planning Advisory Committee grant a Temporary Use  Permit to Donald G. Myles Ltd., to operate a seasonal Garden Centre permitting a temporary structure (fence compound) to be used as a Garden Centre between May 4, 2015 and November 30, 2015, to be located in the parking lot located at 277/279 River Valley Drive, PID No. 00090258, subject to:

a) the area proposed for the Temporary Use is to be limited to a total of 65m² (700 sf);

b) no more than four permanent parking spaces are to be lost in the location of the Temporary Use;

c) pursuant to Section 2.9 of the Town’s Zoning By-law, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law No. 112, authorization for the development described above (Garden Centre) is hereby granted for the temporary period beginning May 4, 2015 and expiring on November 30, 2015.  At the end of the authorized period, you (Donald G. Myles Ltd.) are hereby required to terminate or remove the development hereby authorized….”

Seconded by Cllr. Bev Day.  Carried.

10.    ADJOURNMENT

“…moved by Jim Burke and seconded by Alex Calvin to adjourn….” at 8:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Ralph Stevens,                                         Laylia Nice,
PAC Chair                                                 PAC Secretary