PAC MINUTES FEBRUARY 17, 2014

1. CALL TO ORDER

The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Monday, February 17, 2014 at 8:02 p.m. with Chair, Ralph Stevens presiding.

2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE

All Members were present with the exception of Jim Burke..
“…moved by Ron Daigle to excuse Jim Burke with cause….”
Seconded by Cllr. Bev Day. Carried.

3. PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF DECEMBER 2, 2013

“…moved by Cllr. Bev Day to accept as presented the December 2, 2013 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”
Seconded by Chyann Kirby. Carried.

4. ELECTION OF OFFICERS

Cllr. Bev Day took the Chair for the Election of Officers for 2014 and called three times for nominations for Chair, with one nomination.
“…Chyann Kirby moved to nominate Ralph Stevens for Office of Chair….”
Seconded by Ron Daigle. Nomination accepted.
Cllr. Bev Day called three times for nominations for Vice-Chair, with one nomination.
“… Ron Daigle moved to nominate Chyann Kirby for Office of Vice-Chair….”
Seconded by Alex Calvin. Nomination accepted.
Newly elected Chair, Ralph Stevens, resumed the Office of Chair and presided over the meeting.

5. REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 25, 2013, DECEMBER 9, 2013, JANUARY 13, 2014 AND SPECIAL COUNCIL MINUTES OF JANUARY 28, 2014

“…moved by Chyann Kirby to receive and file the Regular Council Minutes of November 25, 2013, December 9, 2013, January 13, 2014 and January 28, 2014 ….”
Seconded by Cllr. Bev Day. Carried.

6. DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST

None.

7. REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR

None.

8. DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMO DATED JANUARY 21, 2014

RE: DECLARATION OF CO NFLICT OF INTEREST FORM
“…moved by Ron Daigle to receive and file Development Officer’s Memo dated January 21, 2014 Re: Declaration of Conflict of Interest Form….”
Seconded by Alex Calvin. Carried.

9. TOWN MANAGER’S MEMO DATED JANUARY 31, 2014

RE: 2014 OPERATING BUDGET
“…moved by Chyann Kirby to receive and file Town Manager’s Memo dated January 31, 2014 Re: 2014 Operating Budget….”
Seconded by Cllr. Bev Day. Carried.

10. DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMO DATED JANUARY 21, 2014

RE: INDEX LIST OF PAC ITEMS FOR 2013
“…moved by Ron Daigle that the Planning Advisory Committee forward to Council the accompanying Index List of Planning Advisory Committee Items considered during 2013, for their reference and information…”
Seconded by Cllr. Bev Day. Carried

11. DISCRETIONARY USE APPLICATION (HOME OCCUPATION)

RE: RHETT FENTON & MICHELINE DUBÉ – 38 SUNNYSIDE DRIVE
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED FEBRUARY 13, 2014
Applicants, Rhett Fenton and Micheline Dubé were present. Micheline Dube׳ addressed the Committee as follows:
Her Application is to operate a Gentle Hydrotherapy and Wellness Centre in her home;
she has been operating her business for the past 3 & 1/2 years in Saint John and now wishes to operate out of her home;
they are adding an addition to their home with a separate bathroom for her clients only;
there will only be one client at a time, consisting of 2-3 per week from 3-6 pm in the evening, therefore parking will not be an issue;
she described for the Committee the procedures she will be providing, which include Colon Irrigation, Blood Analysis, and Foot Water Detoxification.
There was no one present speaking in favor of or against this Application.

“…moved by Chyann Kirby that the Planning Advisory Committee APPROVE the request for a Discretionary Use, to permit Rhett Fenton and Micheline Dubé of 38 Sunnyside Drive, PID No. 00458828, to operate a private Wellness Centre, to be located within the single family dwelling, subject to:

a) being limited up to 40 m² (430 sq. ft.) in total floor area;
b) no signage other than one non-illuminated fascia sign, up to 0.4 m² in total area;
c) no direct sale of goods on the property (outside of consultation work);
d) no outdoor storage of materials;
e) no more than one person to be employed who is not a resident of the dwelling;
f) providing two parking spaces in addition to the required (one) single family space;
g) be restricted from operating a Group Home, Daycare facility or Tourist Home/Bed & Breakfast on the property at the same time;
and noting that Plumbing, Electrical and Building Permits are required for the renovations addition and change of use….”
Seconded by Cllr. Bev Day. Carried.

“…moved by Ron Daigle and seconded by Alex Calvin to adjourn….” at 8:13 pm.
Respectfully Submitted,

Ralph Stevens
PAC Chair

Laylia Nice
PAC Secretary