Regular Council Minutes

Municipality of Clare

Swearing In Ceremony

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 7:00 PM

 

 

PRESENT:    Council : Ronnie LeBlanc, Brian Comeau, Nil Doucet, Hector Thibault, Danny Hill, Yvon LeBlanc, Eric Pothier, Carl Deveau

Personnel: Chief Administrative Officer, Stéphane Cyr; Assistant to the Chief Administrative Officer, Alain Poirier

ABSENT:      None

 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 Hector Thibault
  • 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, place his hand on the Bible and recite the Oath of Allegiance (See 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 Hector Thibault and SECONDED BY Councillor Danny Hill 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 (See 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 was nominated for the position of Deputy Warden and subsequently accepted. As there were no other nominations, the following motion was passed:

MOVED BY Councillor Carl Deveau and SECONDED BY Councillor Eric Pothier that Councillor Nil Doucet be appointed as Deputy Warden for the Municipality of the District of Clare.

MOTION CARRIED

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

6) Committees with municipal Councillors

The Warden and CAO proposed the following committee appointments:

Committees Councillors
Planning Advisory Committee Brian ComeauEric PothierNil Doucet (Deputy Warden)Carl Deveau 
By-Laws Committee Brian ComeauYvon LeBlancEric Pothier 
Public Works Hector ThibaultEric PothierYvon LeBlanc 
Audit Committee Eric PothierDanny HillBrian ComeauYvon LeBlanc 
Personnel Committee Ronnie LeBlanc (Warden)Hector ThibaultBrian Comeau 
Doctor Recruitment Ronnie LeBlanc (Warden)Carl DeveauNil Doucet (Deputy Warden) 
Villa acadienne Hector ThibaultRonnie LeBlanc (Warden)Brian ComeauEric Pothier 
E.M.O. Ronnie LeBlanc (Warden)Hector ThibaultCarl Deveau 
Clare Firefighters Association Nil Doucet (Deputy Warden)Danny HillYvon LeBlanc 
Police Advisory Committee Nil Doucet (Deputy Warden)Hector Thibault 
Western County Regional Library Yvon LeBlanc 
W.R.E.N. Ronnie LeBlanc (Warden) 
Wastecheck Carl DeveauYvon LeBlanc 
Harbourside Ronnie LeBlanc (Warden) 
Yarmouth Hospital Foundation Danny Hill 
Hwy 101 taskforce Ronnie LeBlanc (Warden)Danny Hill 
Upper Clements Park Society Nil Doucet (Deputy Warden) 
South West Nova Biosphere Reserve Association Carl Deveau 
CDÉNÉ Ronnie LeBlanc (Warden) 
Université Sainte-Anne Board of Directors Ronnie LeBlanc (Warden) 
Weymouth Doctor Recruiting Committee Ronnie LeBlanc (Warden)Danny Hill 
Community & N.S. Health Authority Stakeholder Group Ronnie LeBlanc (Warden)
T.R.E.P.A. Carl Deveau

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

MOVED BY Councillor Nil Doucet and SECONDED BY Councillor Danny Hill that the proposed Councillors for each committee be approved as presented.

MOTION CARRIED

 

7) Adjournment

PROPOSED BY Councillor Hector Thibault that the Swearing in Ceremony be adjourned at 7:29 pm.

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