PAC Minutes – October 20, 2003

1. CALL TO ORDER
The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Monday, October 20, 2003 in the Multi-Purpose Room, 609 River Valley Drive at 7:33 p.m., with Chairman, Larry Chapman presiding.
2. RECORD OF ATTENDANCE
All Members were present with the exception of Andy Shaw.
“…moved by Cllr. Little that Andy Shaw be excused by the Committee for reasonable cause, noting that any subsequent non-notification of attendance during a three year term of office shall result in a recommendation to Council by the Committee for the removal of the Member….”
Seconded by Mel Steffens.  Carried.
3. PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MINUTES OF OCTOBER 6, 2003
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to accept as amended the October 6, 2003 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”
Seconded by James Evans.  Carried.
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REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 22, 2003
“…moved by Cllr. Little to receive and file the Regular Council Minutes of September 22, 2003….”
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 of Interest declared
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DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED OCTOBER 10, 2003 RE:  APPLICATION FOR SIGNAGE PERMIT – DONALD G. MYLES / RIVER VALLEY COMMUNITY CENTRE – 749 RIVER VALLEY DRIVE
Applicant, Donald Myles was present and advised the Committee that this sign is temporary, until such time a new addition to the existing permanent freestanding sign is erected.
The following motion was then made:
“…moved by Cllr. Little that the Planning Advisory Committee grant the Request for Variance to the Town’s Zoning By-law, Town of Grand Bay-Westfield By-law No. 101, to allow for additional Applications for a Portable Sign, located at 749 River Valley Drive, PID No. 30165179 for the year 2003.
a) under Section 7.2.6 (e), permit six (6) additional Applications for the year 2003,
subject to:
i) placement of the temporary sign shall conform with the requirements under the by-law for location, with set back from the traveled portion of the road a minimum of 6 m and 23 m from a permanent sign….”
Seconded by Mel Steffens.  Carried.
8. ADJOURNMENT
Ralph Stevens moved to adjourn at 7:36 p.m.
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.

Respectfully submitted,

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