PAC Minutes – March 17, 2003

1. CALL TO ORDER
The regular meeting of the Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee was held Monday, March 17, 2003 in Room “A”, 609 River Valley Drive.
Chairman, Larry Chapman conducted the meeting and called the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m.
2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
All Members were present, with the exception of Andrew Shaw and James Burke.

3. PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF MARCH 03, 2003
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to accept as presented the March 3, 2003 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”
Motion seconded by Mel Steffens.  Carried.
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REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 24, 2003
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to receive and file the Regular Council Minutes of February 24, 2003….”
Motion seconded by Cllr. Little.  Carried.
5. CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS
  • Information handed out to Members Re: Waterfront Development Workshop Pubic Meeting – Wednesday, March 19, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. in Room “A”;
  • Chairman reminded Members, as per PAC Rules of Procedure, Section II (6);  “if at all possible, Committee Members shall notify the Town Office if they are unable to attend a meeting”.
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DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST
No conflict declared.
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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED MARCH 13, 2003 RE:  APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY USE PERMIT  GRAND BAY HOME HARDWARE – 277/279 RIVER VALLEY DR.
A Closed Session discussion was held regarding Application for Temporary Use Permit to erect a temporary structure (Garden Centre).
The Development Officer reported that he received one response from a surrounding property owner stating no objection to this Application.  He further advised that this Application is no different from the previous Applications, with the only difference being in the wording due to the new By-law.
The Secretary advised that there would be no one present this evening  representing Grand Bay Home Hardware.
The following motion was then made:
“…moved by Cllr. Little that the Planning Advisory Committee grant a Temporary Use Permit to Donald G. Myles Ltd., for the construction of a temporary structure to be used as a Garden Centre between April 21, 2003 and August 1, 2003 to be located in the parking lot located at 277/279 River Valley Drive, PID No. 00219089/00090266/00090258, subject to: a) the area proposed for the Temporary Use is to be limited to a total of 55m²; b) no more than four permanent parking spaces are to be lost in the location of the Temporary Use; c) pursuant to section 2.9 of the Town’s Zoning By-law, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law No. 101, authorization for the development described above (Garden Centre) is hereby granted for the temporary period beginning April 21, 2003 and expiring on August 1, 2003 at the end of the authorized period, you (Donald G. Myles Ltd.) are hereby required to terminate or remove the development hereby authorized….”
Motion seconded by Mel Steffens.  Carried.

8. ADJOURNMENT
Ralph Stevens moved to adjourn at 7:09 p.m.
Motion seconded by James Evans.  Carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Laylia Nice,
P.A.C. Secretary
Larry Chapman,
P.A.C. Chairman