PAC Minutes – January 4, 2005

1. CALL TO ORDER
The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, January 4, 2005 at 8:07 p.m. with Chairman, Larry Chapman presiding.
2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
Members absent were James Evans, Mel Steffens and Cllr. Little.“…moved by Jim Burke to excuse Mel Steffens….”
Seconded by Ralph Stevens.  Carried.
The Chairman welcomed new PAC Member, Ronald Daigle and Deputy Mayor Murphy, who was filling in for Cllr. Little.
3. PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF DECEMBER 6, 2004
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to accept as presented the December 6, 2004 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
4. REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 22, 2004
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to receive and file Regular Council Minutes of  November 22, 2004….”
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Murphy.  Carried.
5. CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS
The Chairman requested Item # 7(a) be added to the Agenda  and that  Item # 7 become 7(b).“…moved by Jim Burke that Item # 7(a) Re:  Declaration of Conflict of Interest be added to the Agenda and that Item # 7 Re: Development Officer’s Memo Dated December 16, 2004 – Conflict of Interest become Item # 7(b)….”
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Murphy.  Carried.
6. ELECTION OF OFFICERS FOR 2005
During the Election of Officers for 2005, Deputy Mayor Murphy took the chair.Deputy Mayor Murphy called three times for nominations for Chairman, with one nomination received as follows:
“…moved by Ralph Stevens and seconded by Jim Burke to nominate Larry Chapman for office of Chairman of the Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee for 2005….”
Larry agreed to let his name stand and was acclaimed Chairman of the Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee for 2005.
Deputy Mayor Murphy called three times for nominations for Vice-Chairman, with one nomination received as follows:
“…moved by Larry Chapman and seconded by Jim Burke to  nominate Ralph Stevens for office of Vice-Chairman of the Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee for 2005….”
Ralph agreed to let his name stand and was acclaimed Vice-Chairman of the Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee for 2005.
Chairman, Larry Chapman then resumed the Chair.
7. (A) DECLARATION OF CONFIICT OF INTEREST No conflict declared.
(B) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMO DATED DECEMBER 16, 2004 RE:  CONFLICT OF INTEREST
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to receive and file Development Officer’s Memo Dated December 16, 2004 Re:  Conflict of Interest….”
Seconded by Deputy Mayor Murphy.  Carried.
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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMO DATED DECEMBER 16, 2004 RE:  INFORMATION ITEM – GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT ACTION PLAN
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to Table Information Item Re:  Grand Bay-Westfield Strategic Development Action Plan to the January 17, 2005 meeting….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
9. ADJOURNMENT
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to adjourn at 8:12 p. m….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Larry Chapman,
PAC Chairman
Laylia Nice,
PAC Secretary