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Municipality of the District of Clare
SWEARING IN CEREMONY
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Meeting held at 1185 Highway 1, Little Brook, NS

 

PRESENT: Council: Ronnie LeBlanc, Nil Doucet, Carl Deveau, Danny Hill, Brian Comeau, Philippe Gaudet, Eric Pothier and Yvon LeBlanc
Staff: CAO Stéphane Cyr, Executive Assistant, Ashley Hanks, and Communications Officer, Amy Paradis
Presenters:
ABSENT:

1)  Call to Order
The CAO called the ceremony to order at 7:00 pm.

2) Presentation of new Council
The CAO presented the new Council:

  • District 1– Councillor Nil Doucet
  • District 2 – Councillor Danny Hill
  • District 3 – Councillor Philippe Gaudet
  • District 4 – Councillor Carl Deveau
  • District 5 – Councillor Brian Comeau
  • District 6 – Councillor Eric Pothier
  • District 7 – Councillor Ronnie LeBlanc
  • District 8 – Councillor Yvon LeBlanc

3) Signature of the Oath of Councillors
Starting with District 1, the CAO asked each Councillor to come up to the front of the room, and recite the Oath of Allegiance (pdfSee attached).
All 8 Councillors recited the Oath.

4) Signature of the Oath of Warden
The CAO asked if there were any nominations for the position of Warden. Councillor Ronnie LeBlanc was nominated for the position of Warden and subsequently accepted. As there were no other nominations, the following motion was passed:

MOVED BY Councillor Eric Pothier and SECONDED BY Councillor Yvon LeBlanc that Councillor Ronnie LeBlanc be appointed as Warden for the Municipality of the District of Clare.
MOTION CARRIED

The CAO asked Councillor Ronnie LeBlanc to come forward and recite the Oath of Allegiance for the position of Warden of the Municipality of the District of Clare (pdfSee attached).

 5) Signature of the Oath of Deputy Warden
The CAO asked if there were any nominations for the position of Deputy Warden. Councillor Nil Doucet and Councillor Yvon LeBlanc were nominated for the position of Deputy Warden. A vote was held, and Councillor Yvon LeBlanc was elected as Deputy Warden.  The following motion was passed:

MOVED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Councillor Nil Doucet that Councillor Yvon LeBlanc be appointed as Deputy Warden for the Municipality of the District of Clare.
MOTION CARRIED

The CAO asked Councillor Yvon LeBlanc to come forward and recite the Oath of Allegiance for the position of Deputy Warden of the Municipality of the District of Clare (pdfSee attached).

6) Committee Appointments
The Warden and CAO proposed the following committee appointments:

Committees No. of ElectedOfficials Required Councillors
1. Planning Advisory Committee 4
  1. Yvon LeBlanc
  2. Philippe Gaudet
  3. Ronnie LeBlanc
  4. Nil Doucet
2. By-Laws Committee 3
  1. Brian Comeau
  2. Yvon LeBlanc
  3. Danny Hill
3. Public Works Committee 3
  1. Yvon LeBlanc
  2. Eric Pothier
  3. Nil Doucet
4. Audit Committee 4
  1. Philippe Gaudet
  2. Danny Hill
  3. Brian Comeau
  4. Ronnie LeBlanc
5. Personnel Committee Warden + 2
  1. Warden
  2. Philippe Gaudet
  3. Brian Comeau
6. Doctor Recruitment 3
  1. Ronnie LeBlanc
  2. Nil Doucet
  3. Carl Deveau
7. Villa Acadienne 4
  1. Yvon LeBlanc
  2. Brian Comeau
  3. Eric Pothier
  4. Philippe Gaudet
8. EMO 3
  1. Ronnie LeBlanc
  2. Yvon LeBlanc
  3. Eric Pothier
9. Clare Firefighters Association 3
  1. Danny Hill
  2. Nil Doucet
  3. Eric Pothier
10. Police Advisory Board 2
  1. Eric Pothier
  2. Carl Deveau
11. Western County Regional Library 1
  1. Carl Deveau
12. Western Regional Enterprise Network (WREN) Warden + Alternate
  1. Warden
  2. Yvon LeBlanc
13. Wastecheck 2
  1. Carl Deveau
  2. Ronnie LeBlanc
14. Accessibility Committee 3
  1. Yvon LeBlanc
  2. Eric Pothier
  3. Brian Comeau
15. Yarmouth Hospital Foundation 1
  1. Philippe Gaudet
16. Highway 101 Task Force 2
  1. Danny Hill
  2. Nil Doucet
17. Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve Association 1
  1. Carl Deveau
19. Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ) Warden
  1. Warden
20. Université Sainte-Anne Board of Directors Warden
  1. Warden
21. Weymouth Doctor Recruiting Committee 2
  1. Ronnie LeBlanc
  2. Danny Hill
22. Community and Nova Scotia Health Authority Stakeholder Group 1
  1. Warden
23. Carleton River Watershed Area Water Quality Monitoring Steering Committee 1
  1. Carl Deveau
24. Société édifice Sainte-Marie de la Pointe 1
  1. Warden

These appointments were discussed and accepted unanimously. Council passed the following motion:

MOVED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Deputy Warden Yvon LeBlanc that the proposed committee appointments be approved as presented.
MOTION CARRIED

7) Adjournment
PROPOSED BY Councillor Nil Doucet that the Swearing in Ceremony be adjourned at 8:03 p.m.

Submitted by:  

Ashley Hanks
Executive Assistant