PAC Minutes – January 16, 2006

1. CALL TO ORDER
The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Monday, January 16, 2006 at 8:23 p.m. with Vice-Chairman, Ralph Stevens presiding.
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RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
All Members were present.
3. PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF DECEMBER 19, 2005
“…moved by Jim Burke to accept as presented the December 19, 2005 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”
Seconded by Mel Steffens.  Carried.
4. (A) REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF DECEMBER 12, 2005
(B) SPECIAL COUNCIL MINUTES OF DECEMBER 22, 2005
“…moved by Cllr. Little to receive and file the Regular Council Minutes of  December 12, 2005 and the Special Council Minutes of December 22, 2005….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
5. CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS
Vice-Chairman, Ralph Stevens welcomed new Member, Linda Estabrooks to PAC, and congratulated Jim Burke on his recent appointment for another term.
6. ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2006
During the Election of Officers for 2006, Cllr. Little took the chair.
Cllr. Little called three times for nominations for Chairman, with one nomination received as follows:
“…moved by Jim Burke and seconded by Mel Steffens to nominate Ralph Stevens for office of Chairman of the Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee for 2006….”
Ralph agreed to let his nomination stand and was elected Chairman of the Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee for 2006.
Cllr. Little called three times for nominations for Vice-Chairman, with nominations received as follows:
“…moved by Ralph Stevens and seconded by Jim Burke to nominate James Evans for office of Vice-Chairman of the Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee….”
James Evans declined to let his nomination stand for the position of Vice-Chairman.
“…moved by Ralph Stevens and seconded by Jim Burke to  nominate Ron Daigle for office of Vice-Chairman of the Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee for 2006….”
Ron agreed to let his name stand and was elected Vice-Chairman of the Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee for 2006.
Chairman, Ralph Stevens then resumed the Chair.
7. DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMO DATED JANUARY 5, 2006 RE: CONFLICT OF INTEREST
 “…moved by Jim Burke to receive and file the Development Officer’s Memo dated January 5, 2006 Re:  Conflict of Interest….”
Seconded by Ron Daigle.  Carried.
8. DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMO DATED JANUARY 12, 2006  RE:  INDEX LIST OF PAC ITEMS FOR 2005
“…moved by Mel Steffens to receive and file Index List of PAC Items for 2005, and to forward same on to Council for their reference and information….”
Seconded by James Evans.  Carried.
9. ADJOURNMENT
“…moved by Jim Burke to adjourn at 8:28 p. m….”
Seconded by Ron Daigle.  Carried.
Respectfully submitted,

Ralph Stevens,
PAC Chairman
Laylia Nice,
PAC Secretary