PAC Minutes – January 17, 2005

1. CALL TO ORDER
The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Monday, January 17, 2005 at 8:01 p.m. with Chairman, Larry Chapman presiding.
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RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
All Members were present.
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PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF JANUARY 4, 2005
“…moved by Jim Burke to accept as amended the January 4, 2005 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”
Seconded by Ralph Stevens.  Carried.
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REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF DECEMBER 13, 2004
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to receive and file Regular Council Minutes of  December 13, 2004….”
Seconded by Mel Steffens.  Carried.
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CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS
No remarks.
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DECLARATION OF CONFIICT OF INTEREST
No conflict declared.
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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMO DATED DECEMBER 16, 2004 RE: ITEM TABLED JANUARY 4, 2005 MEETING – INFORMATION ITEM – GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT ACTION PLAN
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to receive and file Development Officer’s Memo Dated December 16, 2004 Re:  Information Item – Grand Bay-Westfield Strategic Development Action Plan….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
8. DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMO DATED JANUARY 6, 2005 RE: INDEX LIST OF PAC ITEMS FOR 2004
 “…moved by James Evans that the Planning Advisory Committee forward to Council the accompanying Index List of Planning Advisory Committee items considered during 2004, for their reference and information…”
Seconded by Mel Steffens.  Carried.
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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMO DATED JANUARY 11, 2005 RE: TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION PLAN APPROVAL, PANORAMIC ESTATES SUBDIVISION, PHASE 3
There was no one present with regard to the above noted Application.
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to recommend to Council the following motions regarding street design and as previously considered by the Planning Advisory Committee on November 18, 2002, September 2, 2003, March 1, 2004 and August 3, 2004 for Tentative Subdivision Plan, Panoramic Estates Subdivision, Phase 3, as prepared by Kierstead Quigley & Roberts Ltd., revised plan dated August 15, 2003 and Plan and Profile Garfield Street, Subdivision Services Drawing 4-2, Panoramic Estates Subdivision as prepared by ADI Ltd. dated August 8, 2003, subject to:
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street design to be completed by professional Engineer, and reviewed to the satisfaction of the Town Engineer prior to completion of Developer’s Subdivision Agreement and approval of Final Subdivision Plan, meeting development standards for concrete curb and gutter street design, storm sewer and sanitary sewer design to be assumed by the Town;
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the maximum slope on any roadway embankment (right-of-way) beyond the 2.5 m level space behind the curb, shall be 3H:1V for stability, except when rock is encountered;
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subject to (b), positive sloped embankments shall be provided with a maximum positive slope from the 2.5 m level area behind curb to extend onto the proposed building lots, providing for top of concrete foundation walls to be a minimum of 750 mm above finished centre line road grade at a minimum 7.5 m set back from street line for future residential construction or be subject to Variance approval before building permit is issued for the development of the lot;
d) behind the curb to allow for future sidewalks (without having to re-shape driveways);
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during any construction of roadways, sanitary and storm sewers, check-dams and other appropriate measures must be used to prevent and control erosion and debris from entering active infrastructure;
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slope stabilization for all lots to be created with slopes greater than 15 % grade shall be designed by professional Engineer, and reviewed to the satisfaction of the Town Engineer prior to completion of Developer’s Subdivision Agreement and approval of Final Subdivision Plan;
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no blasting is to occur in the construction of the subdivision without a comprehensive pre-blast survey being conducted with prior approval of Council;
h) utility easements for Phase 3 shall be reviewed by NB Power and NB Tel and recorded on the Final  Subdivision Plan;
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pursuant to Water Quality Regulation # 82-126, under the Clean Environment Act, the Department of the Environment and Local Government shall approve plans & profiles for installation of storm sewers, catch basins and manholes prior to Final Subdivision Approval;

to permit the Development Officer to grant a further 6-month period for Tentative Approval of the Tentative Subdivision Plan….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.

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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMO DATED JANUARY 12, 2005 RE: TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION PLAN APPROVAL, VALLEYVIEW ESTATES SUBDIVISION, PHASE 9, STAGE 3
 There was no one present with regard to the above noted Application.
“…moved by Jim Burke to grant approvals as previously granted by the Committee on January 19, 2004 and July 5, 2004 and recommend to Council to grant approvals as previously granted by Council concerning the street design and Land for Public Purposes for Tentative Subdivision Plan, Valley View Estates Subdivision, Phase 9, Stage 3, as prepared by Hughes Surveys& Consultants Ltd., plan dated January 7, 2004 permitting the Development Officer to grant a further 6-month period for Tentative Approval of the Tentative Subdivision Plan…”
Seconded by Ralph Stevens.  Carried.
11. TOWN MANAGER’S MEMO DATED JANUARY 11, 2005 RE:  2005 GENERAL OPERATING BUDGET
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to receive and file the Town Manager’’s Memo Dated January 11, 2005 Re: 2005 General Operating Budget….”
Seconded by Mel Steffens.  Carried.
12. ADJOURNMENT
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to adjourn at 8:07 p. m….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Larry Chapman,
PAC Chairman
Laylia Nice,
PAC Secretary