Regular Council Minutes

Municipality of the District of Clare

SPECIAL SESSION OF COUNCIL

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at 7:00 pm

 

PRESENT:  Council: Warden Ronnie LeBlanc, Deputy Warden Brian Comeau; Councillors, Lester Doucet, Nil Doucet, Danny Hill, Hector Thibault, Russell Comeau and Robert Thibault.

Staff: CAO Stéphane Cyr, Administrative Assistant to the CAO, Alain Poirier.

ABSENT:  None

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1) Call to order

Warden Ronnie LeBlanc called the Council Meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

 

2) (a) Approval of the agenda

 The Warden asked that the following items be added to the Agenda under “Closed Session"

4.4 Garbage Collection

4.5 Major Point Road

4.6 St. Bernard Fire Hall

 

MOVED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Councillor Russell Comeau that the proposed agenda be approved with the above noted changes.

MOTION CARRIED        

 

(b) Declaration of conflict of interest

Warden Ronnie LeBlanc asked for any declarations of conflict of interest.

None declared

 

3) New Business

3.1 Motion to approve date for completion of amended list of electors

The CAO explained that September 2, 2016 is the date recommended by the Returning Officer as the completion date for the amended list of electors. Although it is a technicality, it does nevertheless require Council approval. Council passed the following motion.

MOVED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Councillor Hector Thibault that the Municipality of the District of Clare approve the date of September 2nd, 2016 as the date for the completion of the amended list to electors as recommended by the Returning Officer.

MOTION CARRIED

 

 

3.2 Motion to write a letter of support for Université Sainte-Anne

The CAO informed Council that both he and the Warden were contacted by the President and Vice-Chancellor of Université Sainte-Anne, Mr. Allister Surette, requesting a letter from the Municipality in support of proposed renovations to the University`s sports complex. The University is currently preparing an application for funding assistance from the Federal Government and the letter of support from the Municipality is a requirement of said application. No financial assistance is being requested from the Municipality. Council passed the following motion.

MOVED BY Councillor Russell Comeau and SECONDED BY Councillor Nil Doucet that the Municipality of the District of Clare write a letter in support of Université Sainte-Anne`s sports complex renovation project.

MOTION CARRIED

 

4) Closed Session

PROPOSED BY Councillor Nil Doucet and SECONDED BY Councillor Lester Doucet that the Council proceed to an In Camera Session.

MOTION CARRIED

 

Topics discussed:

4.1 Personnel

4.2 Meteghan Centre Landfill

4.3 Clare Veterans Centre

4.4 Garbage Collection

4.5 Major Point Road

4.6 St. Bernard Fire Hall

 

PROPOSED BY Councillor Nil Doucet and SECONDED BY Councillor Lester Doucet that Council proceed to the Regular Council Meeting.

MOTION CARRIED

 

5) Date and time of next Regular Council Meeting

The next Regular Council Meeting will be held on September 21st, 2016 at 7:00 pm.

 

6) Adjournment

PROPOSED BY Councillor Nil Doucet to adjourn the meeting at 8:15 pm.

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