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December 2016 Archive

 

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

 

Minutes of the Regular Public Meeting of Council held on Thursday, December 8th, 2016 in Council Chambers.

 

Attendees:                  Mayor Keith Howell (Chair)

                                    Deputy Mayor Marlene Peddle (arrived late)

                                    Councillor Dale Howell

                                    Councillor Kim Blackwood

                                    Councillor Sam Winsor

                                    Councillor Michel Bailet

                                    Clerk/Manager Dianne Goodyear

 

Absent:                       Councillor Linda Bailet

 

Call to Order:            Chair at 7:30 p.m.

 

Agenda:                      “Remuneration” was added to the Agenda under Finance.

                                    Motion-4002-16-Councillor K. Blackwood/Councillor M. Bailet

                                    Resolve that the Agenda be adopted as amended.

 

                                    In favour:        Mayor Howell                         Councillor D. Howell

                                                            Councillor K. Blackwood       Councillor S. Winsor

                                                            Councillor M. Bailet

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:     0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Minutes:                     Mayor Howell asked if there were any errors or omissions to the Minutes of the Regular Public Council Meeting held on November 21st, 2016 which had been circulated to all members.

                                    Motion-4003-16-Councillor D. Howell/Councillor S. Winsor

                                    Resolve that the Minutes of the Regular Public Council Meeting of November 21st, 2016 be adopted as circulated.

                                   

                                    In favour:        Mayor Howell                         Councillor D. Howell

                                                            Councillor K. Blackwood       Councillor S. Winsor

                                                            Councillor M. Bailet

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:     0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Business

Arising:                      W/S Project

Drawings/Specs for Phase 2 of our Water and Sewer Project were presented and reviewed by members.  All the relevant information has now been forwarded to Municipal Affairs for approval and tender call.

 

Waterline Break

Members were in agreement to pay the invoice from H. Wareham and Sons for the repair of the waterline break.  Mayor Howell and Clerk/Manager will meet with the resident to discuss the charges resulting from the waterline break.  Results will be brought back to the next meeting for further discussion.

 

Committees

Finance:                     Budget

                                    Motion-4004-16-Councillor K. Blackwood/Councillor S. Winsor

Resolve to adopt the 2017 Budget balanced at $887,396 with the mil rate remaining at 5.75 and all other taxes and fees remaining the same as the 2016 rates. 

 

 

In favour:        Mayor Howell                         Councillor D. Howell

                                                            Councillor K. Blackwood       Councillor S. Winsor

                                                            Councillor M. Bailet

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:     0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

A 2017 Tax and Fee Structure is attached and will be posted throughout the community and on the town website.

 

Christmas Hours

Members were in agreement that the office will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 26th and 27th and open for the remainder of the week.  The office will also be closed on Monday, January 2nd, and open the remainder of that week as well.

 

Christmas Bonus

(Clerk/Manager left the meeting at 8:10 p.m. due to a conflict of interest and was invited back to the meeting at 8:15 p.m.)

Motion-4005-16-Councillor D. Howell/Councillor K. Blackwood

Resolve to give a Christmas Bonus to the Town Employees as in previous years.

 

In favour:        Mayor Howell                         Councillor D. Howell

                                                            Councillor K. Blackwood       Councillor S. Winsor

                                                            Councillor M. Bailet

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:     0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

                                    Remuneration (Added to Agenda)

Members were informed that their Remuneration will be paid next week.

 

Fire Dept:                  Cell Phone App.

Members were in agreement to invite Fire Chief Nathanael White and Constable Duncan MacRae to the next meeting to discuss the cell phone app they are interested in acquiring.

 

Public Works:           Water Report

                                    Satisfactory

 

Water Usage/Flow Data

The average water usage was 134,745 gal/day during the month of November.

 

Chlorine Readings

Chlorine readings were reviewed and were within guidelines during the month of November.

 

Loader/Backhoe Work

Members were in agreement to send a letter to the contractors in the area to advise them of resident’s concerns and ask them to notify the office when they are unavailable to do loader and backhoe work.

 

Generator

The town generator is not working again. - same problem as before.  We are now using the Rec. Generator.  Councillor Winsor will take the generator back to Domestic Service on Monday.

 

Accounts

Payable:        

Receiver General for Canada             $2,454.44 – Payroll Remittance (Paid)

CIBC Mellon                                      $   406.20 – Pension Premiums (Paid)

NAPE                                                 $     62.57 – Union Dues (Paid)

Bell Aliant                                          $   235.49 – Phone/Fax/Internet- Office (Paid)

Bell Aliant                                          $     76.70 – Phone – Fire Dept. (Paid)

Bell Mobility                                      $     36.45 – Phone – Cell (Paid)

P. J. Sports                                          $     19.49 – Shirt – Summer Student

Mercer’s Marine                                 $   110.62 – Flags

NL Power                                           $1,711.56 – Hydro – Street Lighting (Paid)

NL Power                                           $     55.12 – Hydro – Garage (Paid)

NL Power                                           $   149.80 – Hydro – Fire Hall (Paid)

NL Power                                           $   135.14 – Hydro – Booster Station (Paid)

NL Power                                           $   221.65 – Hydro – Municipal Bldg. (Paid)

NL Power                                           $     48.48 – Hydro – Chlor. Chamber (Paid)

Rockwater                                          $1,235.56 – Chlorine

EMCO                                                $1,191.77 – Hydrant Parts

Central Office Equipment                  $    40.43 – Office Supplies

Tulk’s Home Hardware                     $     64.44 – Deadbolt/Grease/Glue/Signs

G & M Services                                 $   717.15 – Town 466.10; FD 251.05

Gander & Area SPCA                        $     65.00 – Christmas Tree (Paid)

Carmanville Valufoods                      $     19.16 – Kitchen Supplies

TRIO                                                  $   341.66 – Health Premiums Dec.

Fireworks FX                                     $     67.17 – Glasses re Tree Lighting

CNWM                                               $2,161.52 – Curbside Collection Fees

CNWM                                               $1,916.64 – Tipping Fees

 

                                    Motion-4006-16-Councillor D. Howell/Councillor M. Bailet

                                    Resolve that the outstanding accounts be paid in full as presented.

 

                                    In favour:        Mayor Howell                         Councillor D. Howell

                                                            Councillor K. Blackwood       Councillor S. Winsor

                                                            Councillor M. Bailet

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:     0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Correspondence:

From                                                   Regarding                              Action            

Town of Grand-Falls Windsor            CNWM                                   Info only

 

(Deputy Mayor Peddle arrived at the meeting at 9:20 p.m.)

                                   

New Business:           2017 Canada Summer Jobs

Members were in agreement to apply for the 2017 Canada Summer Jobs as in previous years.

 

Adjournment:            Motion-4007-16-Councillor D. Howell/Councillor K. Blackwood

Resolve that Council do now adjourn to meet again at the call of the Chair.

 

In favour:        Mayor Howell                       Deputy Mayor Peddle

                        Councillor D. Howell            Councillor K. Blackwood

                        Councillor S. Winsor             Councillor M. Bailet

Opposed:         0

Abstaining:     0

Motion Carried.

 

Meeting adjourned at 9:30 p.m.