PAC Minutes – December 21, 1998

The regular meeting of the Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee was held Monday, December 21, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. in Room “A”.  Chairman, Larry Chapman called the meeting to order at 7:05 p.m.
1. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
All members were present.
2. P.A.C. MINUTES OF DECEMBER 7, 1998
It was moved by Philip Kelly and seconded by Ralph Stevens to accept as presented the December 7, 1998 Meeting Minutes.
Motion carried.
3. COUNCIL MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 23, 1998
It was moved by Ralph Stevens and seconded by Deputy Mayor Black to receive and file the November 23, 1998 Council Minutes.
Motion carried.
4. CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS
The Chairman reminded the Secretary to have the Election of Officers for 1999 put on the Agenda the first meeting in January.
5. DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST
No conflict declared.
6. ITEM TABLED DECEMBER 7, 1998 MEETING RE:  APPLICATION FOR REZONING DONALD MYLES – 15 THOMPSON ROAD
A discussion was held during the Closed Session regarding the terms and conditions placed on the Section 39 Rezoning of the above mentioned property.  Due to the short Agenda, the secretary telephoned Donald Myles and left a message advising him that he could attend the Open Session of the meeting at 7:15 p.m. instead of 8:00 p.m..
Mr. Myles was present for discussion at 7:18 p.m., and informed the Committee that he had a problem with item (f) of the terms and conditions, in particular the 2.5 m (8 ft.) chain line fence to be erected to effectively screen the storage yard.
Following a discussion with Mr. Myles regarding the height of the chain link fence, it was unamious that the height of the chain link fence be lowered as to conform with the height of the existing fence and that Item (f) of the terms and conditions be amended to read; “having a height of 2 m (6.5 ft.).”
Regarding Item (j), Mr. Myles advised the Committee that the semi-trailer will be removed and that his was not the only semi-trailer being used for similar purposes in the Town.  The Chairman advised him that the Committee was well aware of this and that the matter is being addressed in the new Zoning By-law.
It was moved by Mel Steffens that P.A.C. request the Development Officer prepare a Draft Section 39 with terms and conditions, as amended.
Motion seconded by Deputy Mayor Black.  Carried.
7. FURTHER REVIEW OF DRAFT ZONING BY-LAW  NO. 215
It was noted that a clause was omitted regarding Main Structures/Accessory Structures, in particular the time limit for completion regarding exterior finish on main/accessory buildings.  The Secretary was instructed to contact Town Consultant, Irvin T. Bruhier and request that he draft a clause to be added to the Zoning By-law No. 215 regarding Main Structure/Accessory Structure exterior finish, with time limit for completion and where this clause is to be inserted in the Zoning By-law.
The committee then reviewed pages 30 to 41 inclusive, of Draft Zoning By-law No. 215.
8. ADJOURNMENT
Ralph Stevens moved to adjourn at 9:37 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Laylia Nice,                                                     Larry Chapman,
Secretary                                                         Chairman