Motion to Recommend

Here are the motions to recommend for the next Regular Council Meeting taking place on September 16, 2020.

Municipality of the District of Clare
MOTIONS TO RECOMMEND
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

PROPOSED BY Councillor Hector Thibault and SECONDED BY Councillor Eric Pothier that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend awarding a grant in the amount of $10,000 to the Clare Columbus Club for renovations to their building and that these funds be taken from Grants to Organizations.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Councillor Hector Thibault that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend rescinding the following motion from June 17, 2020:

MOVED BY Councillor Eric Pothier and SECONDED BY Councillor Carl Deveau that the Municipality of the District of Clare approve funding for the proposed Track and Field Facility at Université Sainte-Anne in the amount of $400,000 and that these funds be taken from the Municipality’s Operating Reserve.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Eric Pothier and SECONDED BY Councillor Brian Comeau that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend signing a 10-year lease with Université Sainte-Anne (with option for renewal) to confirm use of the land on which the proposed track and field facility will be located, as well as responsibility for the administration and ongoing maintenance of the facility and as a means of ensuring long-term community access.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Hector Thibault and SECONDED BY Councillor Carl Deveau that the Municipality of the District of Clare approve funding for the proposed Track and Field Facility at Université Sainte-Anne in the amount of $400,000 and that these funds be taken from the Municipality’s Capital Reserve.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Eric Pothier and SECONDED BY Councillor Carl Deveau that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend contributing up to an additional $30,000 towards the Tourism Public Spaces Project for the completion of technical drawings by RHAD Architects for the Clare Veterans Centre, including all structural, mechanical, electrical and civil sub-trades, as well as cost estimates and project specifications, and that these funds be taken from the Municipality’s Operating Reserve.
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PROPOSED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Deputy Warden Nil Doucet that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend awarding the tender for the repairs to the bridge at Joseph and Marie Dugas Park to Blue Bay Construction Limited in the amount of $6,600 plus HST and that these funds be taken from the Municipality’s Capital Reserve.
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PROPOSED BY Councillor Carl Deveau and SECONDED BY Councillor Danny Hill that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend contributing an amount equal to 25% of the cost of a proposed Housing Strategy and Action Plan for the Municipality, up to a maximum of $25,000, and that these funds be taken form the Municipality’s Operating Reserve.
MOTION CARRIED

PROPOSED BY Councillor Eric Pothier and SECONDED BY Deputy Warden Nil Doucet that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend writing a letter to the Clare Organization Representing Persons with Disabilities (CORD), in support of its plan to transfer management of the Café Lisa T. to l’Atelier de Clare.
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PROPOSED BY Councillor Brian Comeau and SECONDED BY Councillor Carl Deveau that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend sending a letter to the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal asking for calcium chloride to be applied onto Henry Hicks Road in a more timely manner.
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PROPOSED BY Councillor Eric Pothier and SECONDED BY Councillor Hector Thibault that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend sending a letter to the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal and to the MLA for Digby-Clare, the Honourable Gordon Wilson, asking that Peter Dugas Road (from Highway 1 to the Meteghan Wharf) be added to the provincial paving list due to safety concerns.
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PROPOSED BY Councillor Brian Comeau and SECONDED BY Councillor Carl Deveau that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend sending a letter to the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal asking the Department to resume brush cutting along the Duffy Road, from Highway 1 up to the Maza Road.
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PROPOSED BY Councillor Hector Thibault and SECONDED BY Councillor Danny Hill that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend adopting the Destruction of Documents Policy as presented.
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PROPOSED BY Councillor Danny Hill and SECONDED BY Councillor Carl Deveau that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend that the road shared by the PIDs (Property Identification Number) listed below be named as follows:

In English: Bartlett Lake Lane
In French: ruelle du lac Bartlett

30377675 30039275 30268130 30356794 30372205 30039408
30039978 30039523 30039572 30284335 30281760 30039614

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PROPOSED BY Councillor Eric Pothier and SECONDED BY Councillor Brian Comeau that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend that the road shared by the PIDs (Property Identification Number) listed below be named as follows:

In English: Gaspereau Lake Lane
In French: ruelle du lac Gaspereau

30099535 30098032 30239453 30098230 30100168 30097638 30100382
30099527 30281810 30250864 30097992 30100457 30098073 30100440
30099568 30250815 30097455 30099162 30100283 30097422 30100465
30250807 30100630 30114748 30099030 30100242 30099014 30100929
30099550 30100648 30099386 30098396 30100259 30098057 30099618
30108484 30100614 30099378 30251128 30100234 30097414
30099907 30098040 30114771 30100556 30099691 30082283
30099055 30099683 30114763 30100176 30100317 30097398
30099006 30100911 30100507 30097448 30100416 30100606
30250906 30250872 30114755 30100408 30099899 30101281

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PROPOSED BY Deputy Warden Nil Doucet and SECONDED BY Councillor Eric Pothier that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend authorizing a municipal credit card for the Manager of the Clare Health Centre, Mrs. Chantal Pottier, with a maximum limit of $2,000.
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PROPOSED BY Councillor Brian Comeau and SECONDED BY Councillor Hector Thibault that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend sending a letter to the Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry asking the Department to resume regular monitoring and enforcement activities along chemin de la Montagne Road.
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PROPOSED BY Councillor Hector Thibault and SECONDED BY Councillor Danny Hill that the Council for the Municipality of the District of Clare recommend awarding the tender for the installation of a stone barrier along PID 30040216 to protect against further erosion to Gary Belliveau Construction and Excavation Limited in the amount of $19,700 plus HST and that these funds be taken from the Municipality’s Capital Reserve.
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