Council Meeting Agendas

AGENDA
Municipality of the District of Clare
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 7:00 PM

1) Call to Order

 

2) a) Adoption of the Agenda
b) Declaration of Conflict of Interest

 

3) Presentations
3.1 CDÉNÉ – Nova Scotia Works – Francine Thimot & André LeBlanc

3.2 Digby Harbour Port Association – Edwin Chisholm & Mike Gushu

 

4) Adoption of Minutes
4.1 April 18th, 2018: Regular Council Meeting

4.2 May 2nd, 2018: Council-In-Committee Meeting

 

5) Business Arising From Previous Council Meetings
None

 

6) Warden’s Activity Report – Warden Ronnie LeBlanc

 

7) Official Statements from the Members of Council

 

8) Correspondence
8.1 Emergency Management Program Evaluation – Andrew Mitton, Nova Scotia EMO

8.2 Advertising Request – Marie-Claude Rioux, FANE



9) Chief Administrative Officer's (CAO) Report – CAO Stéphane Cyr



10) Committee Reports
10.1 Building Permits – Councillor Danny Hill

10.2 Highway 101 Committee – Councillor Danny Hill

 

11) New Business
11.1 Fire Dispatch Services

11.2 Bursary – Cultural Exchange, City of Taicang

11.3 Motion to write a Letter to the Mayor of the City of Taicang

11.4 Motion to increase the contribution for the Lost to the Sea Monument

11.5 Motion to adopt the new Proclamation Policy

11.6 Motion to pass a resolution in support of the government of Nova Scotia’s effort to implement a province-wide ban on single use plastic bags

11.7 Motion to award a grant to the High C’s Choral Festival

11.8 Motion to write-off a total of $5,258.92 in accounts receivable

11.9 Motion to use digital maps in all upcoming municipal elections as the official description of the District

11.10 Motion to name a Road – Maddison Mill Road

11.11 Motion to award the Tender for the repairs at 795 Highway 1 Comeauville (Cultural Hub)

 

12) In Camera Session
12.1 Clare Veterans Centre

12.2 Dangerous and Unsightly

 

13) Date and Time of Next Regular Council Meeting: Wednesday, June 20th, 2018



14) Adjournment

AGENDA

Municipality of Clare

Council-In-Committee Meeting

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

 

1) CALL TO ORDER

 

2) 2.1 APPROVAL OF AGENDA

2.2 CONFLICT OF INTEREST DECLARATION

 

3) PRESENTATIONS

3.1 Yarmouth International Airport – Alain Muise, Interim Manager and Clark Sigfridson, Board Member

3.2 Western Counties Regional Library – Erin Comeau, Regional Library Director

 

4) STAFF REPORTS

4.1 2018-2019 Capital Budget – Ginette Cheff, Director of Finance

 

5) BUSINESS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS

5.1 Proclamation Policy

5.2 Plastic Film Ban – Draft Resolution

 

6) NEW BUSINESS

6.1 Sewer System Extension – d’Entremont Road

6.2 Société Nationale de l’Acadie – CMA 2024

6.3 Invitation Letter – City of Taicang

6.4 Proposed Write-off of Accounts Receivable

6.5 Mapping – Electoral Boundaries

6.6 Road Naming – Maddison Mill Road



7) QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

 

8) CLOSED SESSION

8.1 Dangerous and Unsightly

8.2 Comeauville Wharf



9) DATE OF NEXT COUNCIL-IN-COMMITTEE MEETING
Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 at 7:00 pm.

 

10) ADJOURNMENT

1) Call to Order

 

2) a) Adoption of the Agenda

b) Declaration of Conflict of Interest

 

3) Presentations

3.1 Proposed Ban on Plastic Film – Gus Green, Waste Check General Manager

3.2 Atlantic Immigration Pilot – Gino Thibeault, WREN Immigration Lead

 

4) Adoption of Minutes

4.1 February 21st, 2018: Regular Council Meeting

4.2 March 7th, 2018: Council-In-Committee Meeting

 

5) Business Arising From Previous Council Meetings

5.1 Re-development Project – Belliveau Cove Development Commission

 

6) Warden’s Activity Report – Warden Ronnie LeBlanc

 

7) Official Statements from the Members of Council

 

8) Correspondence

8.1 Letter from Waste Check – General Manager, Gus Green

8.2 Letter from South Shore Regional Hospital Auxiliary – President, Sharon Ritcey

8.3 Letter from the Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia – Executive Director, Debbi Tobin

8.4 Letter from the Employment Opportunities Partership – Executive Director, Debbie Cook

8.5 Email – Peter Evans, Major Point Road



9) Chief Administrative Officer's (CAO) Report – CAO Stéphane Cyr



10) Committee Reports

10.1 Building Permits – Councillor Danny Hill

 

11) New Business

11.1 Motion to Contribute to the 2018 Jeux de l’Acadie Regional Games

11.2 Motion to Register Clare Ground Search and Rescue as an Emergency Services Provider

11.3 Motion to Set the 2018-2019 Low Income Property Tax Exemption

11.4 Motion to Write a Letter of Support – Société acadienne de Clare

11.5 Motion to Write a letter to the Nova Scotia Department of Municipal Affairs and the Office of Acadian Affairs and Francophonie

11.6 Invitation – Université Sainte-Anne

 

12) In Camera Session

12.1 CAO Evaluation

12.2 St.Bernard Fire Department

 

13) Date and Time of Next Regular Council Meeting: Wednesday, April 18th, 2018



14) Adjournment

AGENDA

Municipality of Clare

Council-In-Committee Meeting

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

 

1)      CALL TO ORDER

2)      2.1       APPROVAL OF AGENDA

         2.2       CONFLICT OF INTEREST DECLARATION

 

3)      PRESENTATIONS

         None

 

4)      STAFF REPORTS

         4.1       Financial Report – Director of Finance, Ginette Cheff

 

5)      BUSINESS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS

         5.1       Plastic Film – Input on Region 7 Resolution

 

6)      NEW BUSINESS

         6.1       Solid Waste By-law

         6.2       UNSM Priorities for 2018

         6.3       Fire Departments – 2018/19 Capital Funding

         6.4       Fire Departments – 2018/19 Operational Funding

         6.5       Request for Decision – Waste Check Budget

         6.6       Western Counties Regional Library Funding

         6.7       Yarmouth Hospital Foundation Gala

         6.8       Volunteers Banquet

        

7)      QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

 

8)      CLOSED SESSION
         8.1       Ecoparc

         8.2       CAO Evaluation

                    

9)      DATE OF NEXT COUNCIL-IN-COMMITTEE MEETING

            Wednesday, May 2th, 2018 at 7:00 pm.

 

10)    ADJOURNMENT

1) CALL TO ORDER

 

2) 2.1 APPROVAL OF AGENDA

2.2 CONFLICT OF INTEREST DECLARATION

 

3) PRESENTATIONS

3.1 Regional Games Organizing Committee – Jeux de l’Acadie

 

4) STAFF REPORTS

4.1 Financial Report – Director of Finance, Ginette Cheff

 

5) BUSINESS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS

5.1 Clare Ground Search and Rescue

 

6) NEW BUSINESS

6.1 Low Income Property Tax Exemption

6.2 Recommendations – Commission on Effective Electoral Representation of Acadians and African Nova Scotians

6.3 Human Resources Policy Manual



7) QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

 

8) CLOSED SESSION

8.1 Private Sector Roundtable

8.2 Southwest Eco Energy Ltd.

8.3 Order of Nova Scotia nominations

8.4 CAO Evaluation

8.5 Personnel



9) DATE OF NEXT COUNCIL-IN-COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018 at 7:00 pm.

 

10) ADJOURNMENT

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