PAC Minutes – September 7, 2004

1. CALL TO ORDER
The Town of Grand Bay-Westfield Planning Advisory Committee met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 7, 2004 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 AUGUST 3, 2004
“…moved by Mel Steffens to accept as presented the August 3, 2004 Planning Advisory Committee Minutes….”
Seconded by James Evans.  Carried.
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REGULAR COUNCIL MINUTES OF JULY 12, 2004
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to receive and file Regular Council Minutes of  July 12, 2004….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.
5. CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS
The Chairman requested an addition to Item No. 7.
“…moved by Ralph Stevens that a letter received from Hughes Surveys& Consultants Inc. dated September 7, 2004 be added to the Agenda as Item No. 7(d)….”
Seconded by Cllr. Litte.  Carried.
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DECLARATION OF CONFILCT OF INTEREST
No conflict declared.
7. TENTATIVE SUBDIVISION PLAN RE: HUGHES SURVEYS & CONSULTANTS INC. DANIEL & BARBARA SAUNDERS SUBDIVISION
(A) DEVELOPMENT OFFICER’S REPORT DATED AUGUST 24/04
(B) INSPECTION BRIEFING NOTE
(C) LETTER DATED AUGUST 26/04 FROM DAVID & JEAN WILSON – 28 NEREPIS ROAD
(D) LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 7/04 FROM HUGES SURVEYS & CONSULTANTS INC.
Present was property owner, Barabra Saunders, her daughter and son-in-law, Trindy and Jay Reid.
Letter received from David & Jean Wilson stated reasons why they were not in support of this Application:

  • sight distance with regard to traffic;
  • frontage not consistent with other homes on Nerepis Road;
  • house location.

Mrs. Saunders gave presentation to the Committee and addressed Mr. and Mrs. Wilson’s concerns, as per Hughes Surveys & Consultants Inc. letter dated September 7, 2004.  She also presented pictures to the Committee depicting a gully at the back of their property, making it unsuitable for building.
There was no one present speaking in favor of or against this Application.
1. “…moved by Ralph Stevens that the Planning Advisory Committee approve the following variances for the creation of one new residential lot, as shown on Tentative Subdivision Plan, Daniel & Barbara Saunders Subdivision as prepared by Hughes Surveys & Consultants Inc., dated July 21, 2004:   a) grant a variance of 10.5 m to reduce the minimum frontage required for Lot 04-02 from 55  m to 44.5 m;
b) grant a variance of 3.0 m to reduce the minimum frontage required for Lot 04-01 from 55 m to 52 m, subject to Department of Health approval of an onsite septic system for Lot 04-02….”
2. “…moved that the Planning Advisory Committee recommend to Council the acceptance of $1,263.16 (cash, money order or certified cheque) as money in lieu of Land for Public Purposes (LFFP), for the approval of 1 new residential building lot to be created on Nerepis Road, as shown on Tentative Subdivision Plan, Daniel & Barbara Saunders Subdivision, as prepared by Hughes Surveys & Consultants Inc., dated July 21, 2004, subject to:
a) Final Subdivision Plan recording any Utility easements required by the NB Power;
b) Payment of LFPP amount prior to the approval of the Subdivision Plan by the Development Officer….”
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.

8. ADJOURNMENT
“…moved by Ralph Stevens to adjourn at 8:16 p.m.
Seconded by Jim Burke.  Carried.Respectfully submitted,

 

Larry Chapman,
PAC Chairman
Laylia Nice,
PAC Secretary