Motion to Recommend

Here are the motions to recommend for the next Regular Council Meeting taking place on March 18, 2020.

Municipality of the District of Clare
MOTIONS TO RECOMMEND
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

PROPOSED BY Councillor Hector Thibault and SECONDED BY Councillor Eric Pothier that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend creating a reserve account for prospective capital projects at Université Sainte-Anne and that $50,000 be transferred to the reserve, which represents $25,000 from each of the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 fiscal years.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Councillor Yvon LeBlanc that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend participating in the Asset Management Cohort Program, as offered by the Atlantic Infrastructure Management Network, and that the $7,500 registration fee be taken from the Municipality’s Gas Tax Reserve.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Councillor Hector Thibault that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend writing a letter to the Honourable Zach Churchill, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, asking that programs be available in schools to teach students how to properly use defibrillators.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Councillor Carl Deveau that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend increasing its original contribution to Upland as part of the Tourism Public Spaces Development and Improvement Project, from $25,000 up to a maximum of $38,000, to allow for the addition of the Clare Veterans Centre and the Wentworth Park.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Eric Pothier and SECONDED BY Councillor Yvon LeBlanc that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend awarding an annual sponsorship of $500 for the next five years, in support of the Clare Curling Association’s Summerspiel.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Brian Comeau and SECONDED BY Councillor Eric Pothier that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend approving the Societé acadienne de Clare’s request to fly the pride flag on the Municipality’s community flag pole, in recognition of pride week, from June 8, 2020, up to and including June 13, 2020.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Councillor Carl Deveau that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend sending a letter to the Nova Scotia Civic Address File (NSCAF) advising it of the proper spelling of “Belliveau Cove” and requesting that it update its records accordingly.
MOTION CARRIED

WHEREAS :
1. Villa Acadienne was incorporated by the Municipality pursuant to the Municipal Housing Corporations Act, RSNS 1989, c 304 (the "MHCA Organization");
2. Villa Acadienne is also an incorporated society pursuant to the Societies Act, RSNS 1989, c 435 (the "Villa"), which operates a Home for Special Care pursuant to the Homes for Special Care Act, RSNS 1989, c 203, and its regulations;
3. The MHCA Organization has not been operating the Home for Special Care since the Villa was incorporated and in order to reduce confusion regarding which organization operates the Villa;

PROPOSED BY Councillor Yvon LeBlanc and SECONDED BY Councillor Hector Thibault that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend the following:
1. It approves the wind-up of the MHCA Organization;
2. It approves the transfer by the MHCA Organization of all of its existing assets and liabilities, if any, to the Villa, at such date and time as to be determined (the "Transfer");
3. The Chief Administrative Officer of the Municipality is hereby authorized and directed to do, execute, and deliver such things or documents as may be necessary in order to carry out such Transfer.
RESOLUTION PASSED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Councillor Eric Pothier that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend sending a letter to the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal asking them to complete a study of a section of the Hilltown Cross Road due to road safety concerns stemming from the lack of guardrails.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Councillor Hector Thibault that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend purchase a parcel of land (PID 30376370) from the Richfield Community Church for the price $1, for use as a community park and in recognition of the former Richfield Schoolhouse.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Carl Deveau and SECONDED BY Councillor Danny Hill that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend approving the proposed polling station locations for the upcoming 2020 Municipal and School Board elections.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Yvon LeBlanc and SECONDED BY Councillor Brian Comeau that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend approving the Chemin Point Road Administration Association’s application under By #34, a by-law respecting private road maintenance charges.
MOTION CARRIED

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