PAC Minutes – July 18, 2005

1. CALL TO ORDER
The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Monday, July 18, 2005 at 8:04 p.m., with Chairman, Larry Chapman presiding.
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RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
All Members were present.
3. PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF JUNE 20 2005
“…moved by Mel Steffens to accept as presented the June 20, 2005 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”
Seconded by James Evans.  Carried.
4. REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF JUNE 13, 2005
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to receive and file the Regular Council Minutes of  June 13, 2005 ….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
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CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS
No remarks.
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DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST
No conflict declared.
7. APPLICATION FOR TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION APPROVAL RE: S & A HOLDING LTD. – NORMAN W. FRANCIS 9 BANDY POINT ROAD
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED JULY 14, 2005
Applicant, Norman Francis and Realtor, David Maxwell were present.
There was no one present speaking in favor of or against this Application.
1. “…moved by Ralph Stevens that the Planning Advisory Committee grant the following Variances to the Town’s Zoning By-law, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law 101, for the creation of one new building lot out of PID No. 30204242 located at 9 Brandy Point Road as shown on Tentative Subdivision Plan, Norman W. Francis Ltd. Subdivision lots 05-01 & 05-02 as prepared by Fulton Surveys (2004) Ltd.:
a) under section 8.2.1.3(b) grant a variance of 5.0m to reduce the minimum lot frontage on lot 05-01 from 30.0m to 25.0m; b) grant a variance of 5.0m to reduce the minimum lot frontage on lot 05-02 from 30.0m to 25.0m, subject to Final Plan recording: (i) a Key Plan; (ii) a date of the Plan; (iii) a north arrow….”
2. “…move that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council the acceptance of $767.27 money in lieu of Land for Public Purposes (cash, money order, or certified cheque) for the purposes of creating one new building lot as shown on Tentative Subdivision Plan, Norman W. Francis Ltd. Subdivision lots 05-01 & 05-02 as prepared by Fulton Surveys (2004) Ltd., with approval of final Subdivision Plan to be subject to:
a) payment of $767.27 (cash, money order, or certified cheque);
b) any utility easements as required by NB Power & NB Tel for servicing lot to be recorded on the Final Plan…..”
Motions seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
8. APPLICATION FOR VARIANCE RE: KEEL CONSTRUCTION – RIDGE WAY
 (A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED JULY 14, 2005
There was no one present speaking in favor of or against this Application.
1. …moved by Jim Burke that the Planning Advisory Committee grant the following variances to the Town’s Zoning By-law, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law No. 101, for the creation of 9 new residential lots to be created out of PID No. 00220871 as shown on the Tentative Subdivision Plan, Valleyview Estates Subdivision – Phase 10, as prepared by Kierstead Quigley & Roberts Ltd. dated June 17, 2005: 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; c) under Section 8.2.2.3(c)(ii), grant a variance of 0.32 m to reduce the minimum lot depth from 30 m to 29.68 m as shown for lot 4a-N….”
2. “… move 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 June 17, 2005, subject to recommendations from the Town Engineer in letter dated July 5, 2005 for:
a)   Catch Basin # 1 to be lowered to at least elevation 104.70 metres;
b) extension of 450 mm diameter storm sewer down Ridge Way with removal and re-installation of one 450 driveway culvert and approximately 29 m of new storm sewer and a new 1050 diametre catch basin at the junction with the existing storm pipe;
and also subject to approval of the following conditions: (i)  review and acceptance of water supply source assessment by the Department of Environment & Local Government & Department of Health under Subdivision By-law provisions 8(4); (ii)   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; (iii) recording of NB Power utility Easements on the Final Subdivision Plan; (iv) approval of the Subdivision Developer’s    Agreement….”
3. “…move that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council the acceptance of 659.68 m² Land for Public Purposes to be assigned to the existing Land for Public Purposes Land Bank (leaving a total of 0.2174 ha or 9.03% of the total Land Bank for future subdivisions) for the creation of nine new building lots as shown on the Tentative Subdivision Plan, Valleyview Estates Subdivision – Phase 10, as prepared by Kierstead Quigley & Roberts Ltd. dated June 17, 2005….”
4. “…move that the Planning Advisory Committee approve the name of the proposed street name as Emma Avenue as shown on the Tentative Subdivision Plan, Valleyview Estates Subdivision – Phase 10, as prepared by Kierstead Quigley & Roberts Ltd. dated June 17, 2005 Emergency Services and recommend to Council to assent to the name on the Final Subdivision Plan….”
Motions seconded by Cllr. Little. Carried. 9. DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S MEMO DATED JULY 11, 2005   RE: INDEX LIST OF PAC ITEMS FOR FIRST HALF OF 2005
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to accept as amended the Development Officer’s Index List of PAC Items for first half of 2005, and to forward same on to Council for their reference and information….”
Seconded by James Evans.  Carried.
10. ADJOURNMENT
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to adjourn at 8:10 p. m….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.Respectfully submitted,
 

Larry Chapman,
PAC Chairman
Laylia Nice,
PAC Secretary