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April 2021 Archive

 

Monday, April 19th, 2021

 

Minutes of the Regular Public Meeting of Council held on Monday, April 19th, 2021 in Council Chambers.

 

Attendees:                  Mayor Keith Howell (Chair)

                                    Deputy Mayor Marlene Peddle (Remote Attendance)

                                    Councillor Shawn Budgell (Remote Attendance)

                                    Councillor Dwight Day

                                    Councillor Michael Wheaton

                                    Councillor Gordon Blackwood (Remote Attendance)

                                    Councillor Dale Howell

                                    Clerk/Manager Dianne Goodyear

 

Call to Order:            Chair @ 7:40 p.m.

 

Agenda:                      Motion-4745-21-Councillor M. Wheaton/Councillor D. Day

                                    Resolve that the Agenda be adopted as circulated.

 

                                    In favour:         Mayor Howell                        Deputy Mayor Peddle

                                                             Councillor S. Budgell            Councillor D. Day

                                                             Councillor M. Wheaton         Councillor G. Blackwood

                                                             Councillor D. Howell

                                    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 of March 29th, 2021 which had been circulated to all members.

                                    Motion-4746-21-Deputy Mayor Peddle/Councillor G. Blackwood

Resolve that the Minutes of the Regular Public Council Meeting of March 29th, 2021 be adopted as circulated.

 

                                    In favour:         Mayor Howell                        Deputy Mayor Peddle

                                                             Councillor S. Budgell            Councillor D. Day

                                                             Councillor M. Wheaton         Councillor G. Blackwood

                                                             Councillor D. Howell

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:      0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Business

Arising:                      Dehumidifier

                                    Motion-4747-21-Councillor D. Day/Councillor S. Budgell

Resolve to purchase the Humidex Dehumidifier for the Recreation Center Basement at the cost of $719.99 plus tax.

 

In favour:         Mayor Howell                        Deputy Mayor Peddle

                                                             Councillor S. Budgell            Councillor D. Day

                                                             Councillor M. Wheaton         Councillor G. Blackwood

                                                             Councillor D. Howell

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:      0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Sea Container

Motion-4748-21-Councillor M. Wheaton/Councillor G Blackwood

Resolve the Sea Container must be moved back to the location it was originally intended as the cost analysis had already been done.

 

In favour:         Mayor Howell                        Deputy Mayor Peddle

                                                             Councillor S. Budgell            Councillor D. Day

                                                             Councillor M. Wheaton         Councillor G. Blackwood

                                                             Councillor D. Howell

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:      0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Pumper Repairs

Members were informed that the Compressor on the Pumper has been repaired and is now working as it should be.

 

Fire Van Repairs

Members were informed that the instrument cluster has not been found yet for the Fire Van. Members will assist with research to locate one. Other repairs are ongoing.

 

Fire Department (Privileged)

Motion-4749-21-Councillor D. Day/Councillor M. Wheaton

Resolve to enter into a “Privileged Session” to discuss this topic.

 

                                    In favour:         Mayor Howell                        Deputy Mayor Peddle

                                                             Councillor S. Budgell            Councillor D. Day

                                                             Councillor M. Wheaton         Councillor G. Blackwood

                                                             Councillor D. Howell

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:      0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Mayor Howell and Councillor D. Howell left the meeting at 8:00 p.m. due to a conflict of interest. Deputy Mayor Peddle assumed the position of Chair.

 

Further research is required and results will be brought back to the next meeting for further discussion.

 

Motion-4750-21-Councillor M. Wheaton/Councillor G Blackwod

Resolve that the meeting be returned to an “Open Session”.

 

In favour:         Mayor Howell                        Deputy Mayor Peddle

                                                             Councillor S. Budgell            Councillor D. Day

                                                             Councillor M. Wheaton         Councillor G. Blackwood

                                                             Councillor D. Howell

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:      0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Mayor Howell and Councillor D. Howell were invited back to the meeting at 8:25 p.m. Mayor Howell resumed the position of Chair.

 

Committees:

Finance:                     1st Quarter Financial Reports

The 1st Quarter Financial Reports were presented to and reviewed by members and found to be on par with previous years.

 

Collection Report (March)

The Collection Report for March was presented to and reviewed by members and found to be on par. Collections are ongoing.

 

Finance:                     Gas Tax Fund

Members were informed that the Federal Government will be doubling the amount of next year’s Gas Tax Fund transfer to municipalities.

 

W.S. Permit to Construct

The town has received the “Permit to Construct” regarding Phase 3 of the Water and Sewer Project.

 

Public Works:           Garbage Collection

Research is required to prepare a policy with regard to garbage boxes and collection. Results will be brought back to the next meeting for further discussion.

 

Waterline Leak MSS

Members were informed that there is a waterline leak on Main Street South that is located in the shoulder of the road. A contractor will be required to do the repairs as Trans and Works will only allow CORE Certified operators to work on their roads. The water pipe required is Kitec which is on order. It was noted that the ground is too wet at this time to do the repair. Arrangements will be made to repair the leak as per protocol.

 

Chlorine Readings

The Chlorine Reading Report for March was presented to and reviewed by members. Readings were all within guidelines.

 

Monthly Usage & Flow Data

The Monthly Water Usage and Flow Data Chart for the month of March was presented to and reviewed by members. The monthly water usage for March was 138,441 gallons per day.

 

Water Pipe Request

A request from a resident to purchase 8” or 10” water pipe from the town to correct drainage issues on his property was presented to Council. Members were in agreement that the request be denied. Council is not willing to sell the pipe.

 

Public Works;           Town Keys

Members were in agreement to provide a set of Keys to the Town Garage, Chlorination Chambers, Booster Station, Municipal Building and Town Pickup for the part time worker with the following stipulation. Keys are to remain at the town office and would be picked up by the part-time worker on Friday and returned to the office on Monday for weekends that he is scheduled to work.

 

Recycling

Deputy Mayor Peddle presented information regarding recycling of plastic bottle caps and lids. A bin would be provided and located in the area of the Recreation Center and Town Garage for public access. Deputy Mayor Peddle volunteered to change out the bag and drop off the collected bottle caps at the depot in Gander as required.

 

Fire Dept:                  Inspections

The following issues were identified by the Fire Chief during their monthly inspections: New wiper blades were needed for the pickup, oil was low on the pumper and batteries on town’s scba needed to be replaced. Members were informed that all issues have been resolved.

 

Incident Reports

Incident reports from the Fire Department were presented to and reviewed by members.

 

Mother’s Day Breakfast

A request from the Fire Department to offer a Mother’s Day Breakfast with options of either in person or take out was presented to and discussed by members. Members were in agreement that it is not possible at this time to meet all the COVID and Food Safety Guidelines so the request cannot be approved.

 

Member Application/Recommendation

Councillor M. Wheaton left the meeting and Councillor S. Budgell signed off the electronic device at 9:15 p.m. due to a conflict of interest.

 

                                    Motion-4751-21-Deputy Mayor Peddle/Councillor D. Howell

Resolve to reinstate Craig Boone to the Fire Department in the position of Deputy Chief as recommended by Fire Chief White.

 

In favour:         Mayor Howell                        Deputy Mayor Peddle

                                                             Councillor D. Day                  Councillor G. Blackwood

                                                             Councillor D. Howell

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:      0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Councillor M. Wheaton and Councillor S. Budgell were invited back to the meeting at 9:35 p.m.

 

Recreation:                New Member

                                    Motion-4752-21-Councillor D. Howell/Councillor D. Day

Resolve to approve the request for Sheena Brett to join the Carmanville Recreation Committee.

 

In favour:         Mayor Howell                        Deputy Mayor Peddle

                                                             Councillor S. Budgell            Councillor D. Day

                                                             Councillor M. Wheaton         Councillor G. Blackwood

                                                             Councillor D. Howell

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:      0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Activities

The following activities planned for the summer were presented to Council for consideration by the Recreation Committee:

- Online Cooking (virtual)

- Running/Walking Group

- Adult Softball

- Family Nature Walk

- Kids Sports (outdoor)

- Kids Dart League (Rec. Center)

 

Members were in agreement that the Virtual and Outdoor activities could be offered provided all COVID, Health and Safety and Town SOP’s are adhered to.

The Kids Darts will be considered closer to the time frame the event would be scheduled as that is an indoor event and there are more factors which must be taken into consideration.

 

Accounts Payable:

CNWM                                                $1,973.36 – Tipping Fees

Car Quest                                             $   441.21 – FD Van Repair

Rockwater                                            $1,494.08 – Chlorine

Dooley’s Trucking                               $     59.77 – Courier Service

Bell Aliant                                           $   376.67 – Phone/Fax/Internet (Paid)

Tulk’s Home Hardware                       $   154.92 – Rack/Janitorial/COVID

TRIO Benefits                                     $   333.61 – Health Premiums

G & M Services                                   $   850.98 – Gas: FD 259.99; Town 590.99

Carmanville Value Grocer                   $     15.27 – Kitchen Supplies

Municipal Assessment Agency            $3,068.00 – 2nd Quarter Assess Fees

Computer Shack                                  $   471.45 – Printer Toners

Pennell’s Service Station                     $     25.19 – FD Pickup – Wipers

Cal LeGrow Insurance Limited           32,122.60 – Insurance Premiums

Cal LeGrow Insurance Limited           $   823.00 – Insurance - Firefighter

Carmanville Value Grocer                   $     27.60 – Sympathy Cards

Abbott’s AutoGraphics                        $   580.18 – Street/Stop/Handicap Signs

Pennell’s Service Station                     $     91.89 – Town Pickup – Oil Change

 

                                    Motion-4753-21-Deputy Mayor Peddle/Councillor G Blackwood

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

 

                                    In favour:         Mayor Howell                        Deputy Mayor Peddle

                                                             Councillor S. Budgell            Councillor D. Day

                                                             Councillor M. Wheaton         Councillor G. Blackwood

                                                             Councillor D. Howell

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:      0

                                    Motion Carried.

 

Correspondence:

From                                      Regarding                              Action

Miles for Smiles                     Proclamation                          Signed by Mayor        

Royal NL Const.                    Crime Prevention Guide         Info Only

 

New Business:            Bell (Phone issues)

Councillor D. Day brought forward issues from citizens complaining about the poor telephone service in our community. Members were in agreement to write Bell Aliant and contact our MHA on behalf of the citizens to get the issues addressed.

 

Members

Business:                    NL Power – Take Charge Program

                                    Mayor Howell will review and bring results back to council.

 

ATV Trail Meeting Update

Deputy Mayor Peddle and Councillor S. Budgell gave an update from the recent meeting they attended.

 

Municipal and Provincial Affairs-Minister

Krista Lynn Howell is the new Minister of Municipal and Provincial Affairs and Registrar General in the new provincial cabinet.

 

MNL Symposium

Members were reminded that if they wish register for the MNL Virtual Symposium on May 6 – 8, 2021, to contact the office.

 

Adjournment:           Motion-4754-Councillor D. Howell/Councillor D. Day

Resolve that Council do now adjourn to meet again on May 3rd, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

 

                                    In favour:         Mayor Howell                        Deputy Mayor Peddle

                                                             Councillor S. Budgell            Councillor D. Day

                                                             Councillor M. Wheaton         Councillor G. Blackwood

                                                             Councillor D. Howell

                                    Opposed:         0

                                    Abstaining:      0

                                    Motion Carried.    

              

                                    Meeting adjourned at 10:10 p.m.