PAC Minutes – January 19, 2009

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CALL TO ORDER
The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Monday, January 19, 2009 at 8:01 p.m. with Chairman, Ralph Stevens presiding.
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RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
All Members were present.
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PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF DECEMBER 1, 2008
“… moved by Linda Estabrooks to accept as presented the December 1,  2008 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes …”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
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REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 24, 2008
“… moved by Ron Daigle to receive and file the November 24, 2008 Regular Council Minutes .…”
Seconded by Bev Day.  Carried.
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CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS
Jim Burke and Linda Estabrooks were welcomed back for another term
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DECLARATION OF CONFILCT OF INTEREST
None.
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MEMO FROM TOWN MANAGER DATED JANUARY 7, 2009 RE: 2009 GENERAL OPERATING BUDGET
“…moved by Jim Burke to receive and file Memo from Town Manager dated January 7, 2009 Re: 2009 General Operating Budget….”
Seconded by James Evans.  Carried.
APPLICATION FOR TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION APPROVAL RE: WAYNE C. MACLEOD VALLEY VIEW SUBDIVISION, PHASE 10
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED JAN. 14, 2009
Applicant, Wayne MacLeod was present and advised that he did not have anything to add to his Application.
There was no one present speaking in favor of or against this Application.
1. “…moved by Ron Daigle that the Planning Advisory Committee recognize the following Variances to the Town’s Zoning By-law, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law No. 101, for the creation of 15 new residential lots to be created out of PID No. 00220871 as shown on the Tentative Subdivision Plan, Valley View Estates Subdivision – Phase 10, as prepared by Kierstead Quigley & Roberts Ltd. dated July 8, 2008:
a) under Section 8.2.2.3(b)(ii), grant a variance of 2.6 m to reduce the minimum lot frontage from 23 m to 20.40 m for lot 3-P;
b) under Section 8.2.2.3(c)(ii), grant a variance of 9.38 m to reduce the minimum lot depth from 30 m to 20.62 m as shown for lot 3-N ….”
2. “…moved that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council the acceptance of the proposed road design standards as shown on Plan Profile of Emma Avenue as prepared by CBCL Limited dated July 28, 2008, subject to recommendations from the Town Engineer in letter dated October 6, 2008 for:
i) Temporary turn around to be constructed as a bulb design;
ii) extension of 450 mm diameter storm sewer down Ridge Way to close the storm pipe into the existing storm pipe system, with the design to ensure that the capacity of the existing storm sewer system is not exceeded; and also subject to approval of the following conditions:
a) no blasting to occur in the development of the subdivision without a pre-blast survey and proof of liability insurance to the approval of Council;
b) recording of NB Power utility Easements on the Final Subdivision Plan;
c) a Subdivision Developer’s Agreement prior to approval of the Final Subdivision Plan;
d) civic addresses to be identified on the Final Plan for NB911 identification….”
3. “…moved that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council the acceptance of 1,090 m² Land for Public Purposes to be assigned to the existing Land for Public Purposes Land Bank (leaving a total of 0.1740 ha or 7.68% of the total Land Bank for future subdivisions) for the creation of fifteen new building lots as shown on the Tentative Subdivision Plan, Valley View Estates Subdivision – Phase 10, as prepared by Kierstead Quigley & Roberts Ltd. dated July 8, 2008….”
4. “…moved that the Planning Advisory Committee approve the name of the proposed street name as Emma Avenue as shown on the Tentative Subdivision Plan, Valley View Estates Subdivision – Phase 10, as prepared by Kierstead Quigley & Roberts Ltd. dated July 8, 2008 and recommend to Council to assent to the name on the Final Subdivision Plan….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
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APPLICATION FOR TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION APPROVAL RE: MAGUIRE EXCAVATING LTD. – PANARAMIC ESTATES SUBDIVISION, JUNE AVENUE (EXTENSION)
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED JAN. 15, 2009
There was no one present speaking in favor of or against this Application.
1. “… moved by Cllr. Bev Day that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council the acceptance of the Tentative Subdivision Plan, Panoramic Estates Phase 2, as prepared by Kierstead Quigley & Roberts dated October 16, 2008 and the proposed road design standards as shown on Preliminary Plans, Subdivision Services, Panoramic Estates Phase 2, Drawings 4-1 and 4-2 for an extension of June Avenue as prepared by ADI Limited dated February 25, 2008; subject to:
a) recommendation of the street design by the Town Engineer to be submitted to Council and require the extension of the approval granted by the Department of Environment for extension of sewer services to these 14 lots;
b) and also subject to approval of the following general conditions prior to consideration of registration of a Developer’s Agreement with Final Approval of the Subdivision Plan:
i) a note on the plan to identify the area of the lots subject to engineered lots designed to meet the minimum lot area with grade less than 15%;
ii) a note on the plan to indicate lots subject to restrictions on modification to engineered fill, to form part of the Developer’s agreement and a Covenant registered against deeds to these applicable lots;
iii) civic addresses to be identified on the Final Plan for  NB911 identification….”
2. “… moved that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council the acceptance of $261.97, money in lieu of Land For Public Purposes (cash, debit, money order or certified cheque) for the creation of fourteen new building lots as shown on the Tentative Subdivision Plans, Panoramic Estates Subdivision Phase 2 as prepared by Kierstead Quigley & Roberts Ltd., dated October 16, 2008.…”
3. “… moved that the Planning Advisory Committee approve of the name of the proposed street name as June Avenue, as shown on Tentative Subdivision Plan, Panoramic Estates Subdivision Phase 2, as prepared by Kierstead Quigley & Roberts Ltd. dated October 16, 2008 and recommend to Council to assent to the name on the Final Subdivision Plan….”
Seconded by Chyann Kirby.  Carried.
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ADJOURNMENT
“… moved by Jim Burke to adjourn at 8:11 p.m.…”
Seconded by Linda Estabrooks.  Carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Ralph Stevens,                                                      . Laylia Nice,
Chairman PAC Secretary