PAC Minutes – February 17, 2003

1. CALL TO ORDER
The regular meeting of the Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee was held Monday, February 17, 2003 in the Council Chambers, 609 River Valley Drive.
Chairman, Larry Chapman conducted the meeting and called the meeting to order at 7:07 p.m.
2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
All Members were present, with the exception of Cllr. Little and Mel Steffens.
Cllr. Silliphant was present as Council Liaison in the absence of Cllr. Little.

3. PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF FEBURARY 3, 2003
“…moved by Jim Burke to accept as presented the February 3, 2003 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”
Motion seconded by James Evans.  Carried.
4. REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF JANUARY 27, 2003
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to receive and file the Regular Council Minutes of January 27, 2003….”
Motion seconded by Andrew Shaw.  Carried.
5. CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS
Chairman, Larry Chapman gave the following remarks:

  • Cllr. Silliphant was welcomed;
  • advised that Cllr. Little is absent due to a death in the family;
  • upon Cllr. Little’s request, it was unanimous that from time to time different topics be brought forward as information sessions, to be discussed during meetings when the agendas are not full;
  • next meeting, each Member is to bring his By-law Binder for review.
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DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST
No conflict declared.
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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED FEBRUARY 12, 2003 RE:  TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION PLAN  JAMES STEVENS, WOOLASTOOK DRIVE
  A discussion was held in Closed Session regarding Application for Tentative Subdivision Approval, to subdivide a single lot from a larger remnant lot, with no street or variance to be dealt with, just a recommendation to Council for Land for Public Purposes.
Present during the Open Session were Applicant, James Stevens and his daughter, Judy Curry.  Mrs. Curry gave presentation and advised the Committee of the following:

  • Due to the death of his sister, her father wishes to sell the house and build a house on the remnant part, where the barn now exists;
  • Mr. Stevens plans on building this spring.

There were no other presentations made in favor of or against this proposal.
The Chairman advised the Applicant of the Province’s formula for calculating the amount of Money in Lieu of Land for Public Purposes to be paid, in this case $537.31.
The following motion was then made:
“…moved by James Evans that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council the acceptance of cash, money or certified cheque in the amount of $537.31 as Money in Lieu of Land for Public Purposes for proposed subdivision of land, creating Lot 2003-1 and Lot 2003-2, out of PID 00219824, as shown on the Tentative Subdivision Plan, James Stevens Subdivision, being Lot 2003-1 and Lot 2003-2, as prepared by DeSaulniers Surveys Inc. and dated January 28, 2003….”
Motion seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
The Applicant was then advised that the Planning Advisory Committee’s recommendation to Council to accept $537.31 as Money in Lieu of Land for Public Purposes will be addressed during the next Council Meeting, Monday, February 24, 2003.  Once this amount is accepted and paid, the Final Plan will be stamped and registered.

8. DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMO DATED FEBRUARY 12, 2003 RE: DRAFT SUBDIVISON BY-LAW NO. 102
The Development Officer recommended that if Members have not already done so, they review the Draft Subdivision By-law No. 102.
The following motion was then made:
“…moved by Ralph Stevens that the Draft Subdivision By-law No. 102 be Tabled for two weeks until the March 3, 2003 meeting….”
Motion seconded by Andrew Shaw.  Carried.

9. ADJOURNMENT
Ralph Stevens moved to adjourn at 7:33 p.m.
Motion seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.

Respectfully submitted,

 

Laylia Nice,
P.A.C. Secretary
Larry Chapman,
P.A.C. Chairman