PAC Minutes – March 19, 2012

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CALL TO ORDER
The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 8:02 p.m. with Chair, Ralph Stevens presiding.
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RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
All Members were present with the exception of Ron Daigle.
“…moved by Cllr. Bev Day to excuse Ron Daigle with cause….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
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PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 6, 2012
“… moved by Linda Estabrooks to accept as presented the February 6, 2012 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”
Seconded by James Evans.  Carried.
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(A) REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 13, 2012
(B) REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 27, 2012
“…moved by Cllr. Bev Day to receive and file the February 13, 2012 and February 27, 2012 Regular Council Minutes….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
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REMARKS FROM THE CHAIR
No remarks.
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DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST
None.
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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED MARCH 14, 2012 RE: RECOMMENDATION TO COUNCIL ON ZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT
“… moved by Chyann Kirby that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council to proceed with the enactment of the proposed Draft By-law No. 112 B, Amendment to By-law No. 112, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Zoning By-law …”
Seconded by James Burke.  Carried.
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APPLICATION FOR TEMPORARY USE PERMIT (SEASONAL GARDEN CENTRE)  RE:  GRAND BAY HOME HARDWARE – 277/279 RIVER VALLEY DRIVE   (A)   DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED MARCH 15, 2012
There was no one present speaking in favor of or against this Application.   “… moved by Linda Estabrooks that the Planning Advisory Committee grant a Temporary Use  Permit to Donald G. Myles Ltd., to operate a seasonal Garden Centre permitting a temporary structure to be used as a Garden Centre between April 1, 2012 and September 31, 2012, to be located in the parking lot located at 277/279 River Valley Drive, PID No. 00090258, subject to:
a) the area proposed for the Temporary Use is to be limited to a total of 65m² (700 sf);
b) no more than four (4) 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. 112, authorization for the development described above (Garden Centre) is hereby granted for the temporary period beginning April 1, 2012 and expiring on September 31, 2012. At the end of the authorized period, you (Donald G. Myles Ltd.), are hereby required to terminate or remove the development hereby authorized….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED MARCH 15, 2012 RE: COMMUNITY REPORT – GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD,  WEATHER, CLIMATE CHANGE AND MY COMMUNITY,  COMMUNITY VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT TOOL BY LEONE PIPPARD, LPA
“… moved by Cllr. Bev Day to Receive and File the above   Report….”
Seconded by James Evans.  Carried.
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ADJOURNMENT
“… moved by Jim Burke to adjourn the meeting….”, at 8:07  p.m.
Seconded by Linda Estabrooks.  Carried.

Respectfully submitted,

Ralph Stevens, Laylia Nice,
Chairman…………………………………………………………………………………….. PAC Secretary