Council Meeting Agendas

AGENDA
Municipality of Clare
Council-In-Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) 2.1 APPROVAL OF AGENDA
2.2 CONFLICT OF INTEREST DECLARATION

3) PRESENTATIONS

4) STAFF REPORTS
4.1 COVID-19 Property Tax Financing Plan Policy – Chief Administrative Officer Stéphane Cyr and Director of Finance Ginette Cheff

5) BUSINESS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS

6) NEW BUSINESS
6.1 Fire Departments – Capital Funding 2020-2021
6.2 C&D Site
6.3 Belliveau Cove Wharf – Update
6.4 Variance Letter – Waste Check
6.5 Low-Income Property Tax Exemption 2020-2021

7) QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

8) CLOSED SESSION
8.1 Contract Negotiations – Université Sainte-Anne

9) DATE OF NEXT COUNCIL-IN-COMMITTEE MEETING
Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.

10) ADJOURNMENT

AGENDA
Municipality of the District of Clare
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at 7:00 PM

1) Call to Order

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

3) Presentations

4) Adoption of Minutes
4.1 March 18, 2020 – Regular Council Meeting
4.2 April 1, 2020 – Council-In-Committee Meeting

5) Business Arising from Previous Council Meetings

6) Warden’s Activity Report – Warden Ronnie LeBlanc

7) Official Statements from Members of Council

8) Correspondence

9) Presentation of the 2020-2021 Operational Budget and Corresponding Motions
9.1 Motion to Adopt Municipal Tax Rates
9.2 Motion to Adopt Sewer Service Charges
9.3 Motion to Adopt Streetlight Area Rates
9.4 Motion to Adopt Fire Department Rates
9.5 Motion to Adopt the Council Write-Offs
9.6 Motion to Adopt Due Date and Interest Commencement Date
9.7 Motion to Adopt 2020-2021 Municipal Operational Budget

10) Presentation of the 2020-2021 Capital Budget
10.1 Motion to Adopt the 2020-2021 Capital Budget

11) Chief Administrative Officer’s (CAO) Report – CAO Stéphane Cyr

12) Committee Reports
12.1 Building Permits – Councillor Danny Hill

13) New Business
13.1 Motion to Write a Letter of Support – Meteghan Marina Association
13.2 Motion to Accept Proposed Amendment – Occupational Health and Safety Policy
13.3 Motion to Award Tender – Mowing and Maintenance of Ball Fields, Soccer Fields and Grounds

14) Closed Session

15) Date and Time of Next Regular Council Meeting: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

16) Adjournment

AGENDA
Municipality of the District of Clare
REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 7:00 PM

1) Call to Order

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

3) Presentations

4) Adoption of Minutes
4.1 February 19, 2020 – Regular Council Meeting
4.2 March 4, 2020 – Council-In-Committee Meeting

5) Business Arising from Previous Council Meetings
5.1 Dangerous and Unsightly
5.2 Atlantic Canada BBQ Championships

6) Warden’s Activity Report – Warden Ronnie LeBlanc

7) Official Statements from Members of Council

8) Correspondence
8.1 Paulette Sweeney-Goodwin – Managing Director, Yarmouth Hospital Foundation
8.2 The Honourable Mark Furey – Minister of Justice
8.3 Shirley Vigneault – Executive Director, Équipe d’alphabétisation Nouvelle-Écosse
8.4 Marcel Weaver – Le Petit Bois 2020

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 Create a Reserve Account – Prospective Capital Projects at Université Sainte-Anne
11.2 Motion to Participate in the Asset Management Cohort Program
11.3 Motion to Write a Letter to the Honourable Zach Churchill – Defibrillators
11.4 Motion to Increase Funding Contribution – Upland Tourism Public Spaces Development and Improvement Project
11.5 Motion to Award an Annual Sponsorship – Clare Curling Association
11.6 Motion to Approve Municipal Flagpole Request – Societé acadienne de Clare
11.7 Motion to Send a Letter – Nova Scotia Civic Address File (NSCAF) – Belliveau Cove
11.8 Resolution for the Villa acadienne
11.9 Motion to Send a Letter – Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal – Hilltown Cross Road
11.10 Motion to Purchase Land – PID 30376370
11.11 Motion to Approve Proposed Polling Station Locations – 2020 Municipal and School Board Elections
11.12 Motion to Approve Application under By-Law 34 – Chemin Point Road Administration Association
11.13 Proposed Sidewalk Extension – Saulnierville
11.14 Tax Write-Off – Southwest Eco Energy Ltd.

12) Closed Session
12.1 Acquisition and Sale of Municipal Property

13) Date and Time of Next Regular Council Meeting: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

14) Adjournment

AGENDA
Municipality of Clare
Council-In-Committee Meeting
Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.

1) CALL TO ORDER

2) 2.1 APPROVAL OF AGENDA
2.2 CONFLICT OF INTEREST DECLARATION

3) PRESENTATIONS

4) STAFF REPORTS

5) BUSINESS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS

6) NEW BUSINESS
6.1 Request for Letter of Support – Meteghan Marina Association
6.2 Purchase of Artwork
6.3 Occupational Health and Safety Policy
6.4 Review of 2020-2021 Draft Operational Budget
6.5 Review of 2020-2021 Draft Capital Budget

7) QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

8) CLOSED SESSION
8.1 Contract Negotiations – Grants to Organizations
8.2 Human Resources

9) DATE OF NEXT COUNCIL-IN-COMMITTEE MEETING
Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.

10) ADJOURNMENT

AGENDA
Municipality of Clare
Council-In-Committee Meeting
Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 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 Atlantic Canada BBQ Championships – Philippe Gaudet and André LeBlanc

4) STAFF REPORTS
4.1 Financial Update – Director of Finance, Ginette Cheff
4.2 Asset Management Program

5) BUSINESS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MEETINGS
5.1 Capital Projects 2020-2021

6) NEW BUSINESS
6.1 Dangerous and Unsightly
6.2 Defibrillators
6.3 Audit Committee
6.4 Recycling Program – C & D Site
6.5 Wentworth Municipal Park
6.6 Sponsorship Request – Clare Curling Association
6.7 Community Flag Pole Request – Société Acadienne de Clare
6.8 Revision to NSCAF – Belliveau Cove
6.9 Request for Resolution – Villa acadienne
6.10 Request for a Guard Rail – Common Cross Road
6.11 Transfer of Land – Former Richfield School
6.12 Approval of Polling Locations – 2020 Municipal and School Board Elections

7) QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

8) CLOSED SESSION
8.1 Rural Internet
8.2 Human Resources

9) DATE OF NEXT COUNCIL-IN-COMMITTEE MEETING
Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.

10) ADJOURNMENT

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