2015-06-16_Council

MUNICIPAL COUNCIL

June 16, 2015

SUMMARY OF MOTIONS



MOTION 150616.01  Minutes Regular Session May 19, 2015. 1

MOTION 150616.02  Minutes Special Session May 26, 2015. 1

MOTION 150616.03  M10 Sewer Charges Bylaw – Final Reading to Amend. 2

MOTION 150616.04  A1 Dogs Bylaw – Final Reading to Repeal2

MOTION 150616.05  A1 Dog Bylaw – Final Reading to Enact2

MOTION 150616.06  Bridgetown Inflammable Materials Bylaw – Final Reading to Repeal2

MOTION 150616.07  AM-1.4.11 Community Contributions Policy - Amend. 2

MOTION 150616.08  Letter to Tanya McGill, Inglisville, National Youth Dart Champion. 3

MOTION 150616.09  A4 Cat Bylaw – Amend – First Reading to Amend. 4

MOTION 150616.10  Upper Clements Area Land Use Bylaw Amendment Application. 4

MOTION 150616.11  Bridgetown Land Use Bylaw Amendment Application. 4

MOTION 150616.12  Valley Waste-Resource Management – Municipal Guarantee. 5

MOTION 150616.13  Transp. & Infrastructure Renewal Cost Share Agreement 2015-028. 5

MOTION 150616.14  Bridgetown Water Supply Area MPS/LUB – Repeal5

MOTION 150616.15  Town of Bridgetown Impounding of Animals Bylaw – First Reading to Repeal5

MOTION 150616.16  AM-1.4.2.1 Fire Response Services Policy - Amend. 5

MOTION 150616.17  Port George Country Jamboree. 6

MOTION 150616.18  Town of Bridgetown Policy #25 Tax Exemption for Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations - Repeal6

MOTION 150616.19  AM-1.4.12 Tax Exemption and Reduction Policy - Amend. 6

MOTION 150616.20  Property Formerly Owned by Donald and Anne Taylor and Charles Garnett6

MOTION 150616.21  Acadian Passport 2015-16 Contribution. 6

MOTION 150616.22  Grants Barbeque – July 21, 2015. 6

MOTION 150616.23  Bridgetown School Trust Funds. 7

MOTION 150616.24  Bridgetown & Area Garden Club. 7

MOTION 150616.25  2015-16 Capital Budget7

MOTION 150616.26  Letter of Recognition – Tim Gillis. 7

MOTION 150616.27  Forestry Management in the County of Annapolis. 7

MOTION 150616.28  Paradise Baptist Church. 7

MOTION 150616.29  Village of Lawrencetown Corrections to Spectator. 8

MOTION 150616.30  Clementsport – Brake Signage. 8

MOTION 150616.31  Bell Aliant Ethernet Service. 8

MOTION 150616.32  Nova Scotia Fire and Associated Services Report8

MOTION 150616.33  UNSM 2016 Spring Workshop. 8

MOTION 150616.34  Annapolis Partnership Steering Committee – Recreation Services. 8

MOTION 150616.35  Proclamation – June is Recreation Month in County of Annapolis. 9

MOTION 150616.36  Hampton Lighthouse Society – Grant Application. 9

MOTION 150616.37  Old Mill Trail – Portable Washroom.. 10

MOTION 150616.38  South Shore Annapolis Valley Recreational Trails Association Map. 10

MOTION 150616.39  CUPE Agreement – Ratify Approval10









Minutes of the regular session of Municipal Council held on June 16, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in Council Chambers of the Municipal Administration building, Annapolis Royal, N.S.  



Present: Warden Reg Ritchie; Deputy Warden Timothy Habinski: Councillors Marilyn Wilkins, Brian “Fuzzy” Connell, Wayne Fowler, Paul McDonald, Gregory Heming, Alex Morrison, Frank Chipman, Martha Roberts, Diane LeBlanc, and Horace Hurlburt.

Also Present: CAO John Ferguson, Municipal Clerk Carolyn Young, other staff.



Additions

The following items were added to the agenda: 12(A) NS UARB Boundary Review Hearing, (B) Hampton Lighthouse Grant, (C) Bridgetown Regional Elementary School, (D) Paved Walkways, (E) Port-a-Potties, (F) Marketing - County of Annapolis, (G) South Shore Annapolis Valley Recreational Trails Association, (H) Warden’s Walk (during morning break), (I) Move Solicitor Report to follow in-camera, and (J) FCM Power Point Presentation.



Approval of the Agenda

Upon motion of Councillor Roberts, seconded by Councillor LeBlanc, the agenda was approved as amended. Motion carried unanimously.



Minutes



MOTION 150616.01                 Minutes Regular Session May 19, 2015

Councillor Fowler moved, seconded by McDonald, that the minutes of the regular session of Municipal Council held on May 19, 2015, be approved as circulated. Motion carried unanimously.

MOTION 150616.02                 Minutes Special Session May 26, 2015

It was moved by Councillor Roberts, seconded by Councillor Hurlburt, that the minutes of the special session of Council held on May 26, 2015, be approved as circulated. Motion carried unanimously.



In-Camera

It was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor LeBlanc, to meet in-camera in accordance with Sections (a), (c), (d) and (g) of the Municipal Government Act, from 10:07 a.m. until 11:05 a.m. Motion carried unanimously.



Municipal Solicitor’s Report

- Monthly Report

A report for the month of May was circulated in the agenda package. It was moved by Councillor Fowler, seconded by Councillor LeBlanc, to receive for information. Motion carried unanimously.  



Break

The Warden declared a break and invited all to participate on the ‘Warden’s Walk’ in celebration of June as Recreation Month.

Addition to the Agenda

Councillor Roberts moved, seconded by Councillor LeBlanc, to add (K) Ratify CUPE Agreement to the agenda. Motion carried unanimously.



Business Arising from the Minutes



Re: M10 Sewer Charges Bylaw – Final Reading to Amend (from May 19th)

MOTION 150616.03                 M10 Sewer Charges Bylaw – Final Reading to Amend

Pursuant to first reading given on May 19th, Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Connell, that Municipal Council give final reading to amend M10 Sewer Charges Bylaw. Motion carried unanimously.  



Re: A1 Dogs Bylaw – Final Reading to Repeal (from May 19th)

MOTION 150616.04                 A1 Dogs Bylaw – Final Reading to Repeal

It was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor Hurlburt, pursuant to first reading given on May 19th, that Municipal Council give final reading to repeal A1 Dogs Bylaw. Motion carried unanimously.  



Re: A1 Dog Bylaw – Final Reading to Enact (from May 19th)

MOTION 150616.05                 A1 Dog Bylaw – Final Reading to Enact

In accordance with first reading given on May 19th, it was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor Heming, that Municipal Council give final reading to enact A1 Dog Bylaw.  Motion carried unanimously.



Re: Bridgetown Inflammable Materials Bylaw – Final Reading to Repeal (from May 19th)

MOTION 150616.06                 Bridgetown Inflammable Materials Bylaw – Final Reading to Repeal

Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Fowler, in accordance with first reading given on May 19th, that Municipal Council give final reading to repeal Bridgetown Inflammable Materials Bylaw. Motion carried unanimously.



Re: AM-1.4.11 Community Contributions Policy – Amend (from May 26th)

MOTION 150616.07                 AM-1.4.11 Community Contributions Policy - Amend

In accordance with seven day notice having been given on May 26th, Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Morrison, that Municipal Council approve amendments to Am-1.4.11 Community Contributions Policy as follows:

-          In Section 5 delete “$52,460” and insert the words “the amount;”;

-          Increase the amount provided to Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve Association to $500, and Special Olympics Annapolis County to $1,500;

-          IN Appendix A correct name to “Annapolis Valley Exhibition Society rather than Association; and

-          Include annual contributions of $2,000 to operation Visitor Information Centres within the County.

Motion carried unanimously.



Councillor Comments



Bridgetown – Councillor Hurlburt noted a new group that has formed in Bridgetown called Think BIG (Bridgetown Improvement Group), who meet together and assist with helping to improve facilities around the community (painting the pool, painting a storefront, helping with yard work, etc).  He added that Bridgetown is a busy place, with Riverfest coming to Jubilee Park in July, the Triathlon returning this summer, and construction having commenced for the new Bank of Nova Scotia building.



District 6 – Councillor Morrison noted the many weekend functions he could attend in his district, from Friday night supper at the Clementsport Legion; to Saturday morning breakfast at Felker Hall, Deep Brook Hall flea market, Moose River Rug Hooking Studio and two monuments in village centre at Clementsport Park, followed that evening by an appreciation dinner for retiring MP Greg Kerr; and to Sunday attendance at King’s Theatre’s “Kings Shorts”, with one play written by Andrew Wetmore of Clementsport, and another directed by Lynda Hanshaw of Cornwallis Park



District 7 – Deputy Warden Habinski noted two young local residents - Hamilton Elliot and Michaela Drever - will be appearing on the upcoming season of Amazing Race Canada. He wishes them luck.



District 1 – Councillor Wilkins thanked council for consenting to her attendance at the recent FCM annual conference in Edmonton; 1700 delegates were in attendance from all across Canada. She noted, particularly, sessions held on the upcoming federal election, and having the courage to be more involved.



District 4 – Councillor McDonald reported that the Southwest Nova Biosphere Annual General Meeting is taking place Thursday at the District of Yarmouth. He also added that he hopes motorists will be aware of turtles nesting on sides of roads, and fledgling birds and reptiles during this spring season.



District 10 – Councillor Roberts noted the success of local resident Tanya McGill.

MOTION 150616.08                 Letter to Tanya McGill, Inglisville, National Youth Dart Champion

It was moved by Councillor Roberts, seconded by Deputy Warden Habinski, that a congratulatory letter be sent to Tanya McGill of Inglisville upon her win as Senior Female at the National Youth Dart Championships recently held in St. Catherine’s, Ontario, in May. Motion carried unanimously.



She added that the Pegasus Amateur Boxing Club is looking for a new space as they can no longer stay at the Fitness Experience Health Center in Middleton, where they have been for 11 years. .



It was moved by Councillor Roberts, seconded by Councillor Heming, that staff investigate finding space for Pegasus Amateur Boxing Club. Motion carried unanimously.



District 8 – Warden Ritchie noted that he had enjoyed attending FCM in Edmonton and found it to be one of the better conferences and a great venue. It will take place next year in Winnipeg.



New Business



Re: RFD – A4 Cat Bylaw – First Reading to Amend

MOTION 150616.09                 A4 Cat Bylaw – Amend – First Reading to Amend

It was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor Heming, in accordance with the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, that Municipal Council give first reading to amend the A4 Cat Bylaw by:

-          Deleting the current wording in Sub-section 2(3) and replacing it with “euthanize” means to put to death humanely;

-          Replacing the word “destroyed” with “euthanized” in all places that it appears in the Bylaw;

-          Deleting the current wording in Section 9 and replacing it with “Any cat which has not been redeemed by its owner at the expiry of a period of 72 hours after being impounded may be given away or euthanized:

Motion lost, 5 in favour, 7 against.



Re: RFD – Upper Clements Area Land Use Bylaw (LUB) Amendment - The Director of Community Services provided a presentation on the request for amendment, and noted that this issue would normally be sent to the Area Advisory Committee first, but only one person has been appointed to the Upper Clements Area Advisory Committee, and Council has the option to send the matter directly to the Planning Advisory Committee.



MOTION 150616.10                 Upper Clements Area Land Use Bylaw Amendment Application

It was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Morrison; that Municipal Council consider the Bunchberry Nurseries Inc. application to amend the Upper Clements Area Land Use Bylaw (LUB) and to adopt a public participation process involving the referral of the amendment application to the Annapolis County Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) for their review and recommendation and to hold a PAC sponsored public meeting at 7:00 p.m. on June 30, 2015 at the Upper Clements Hall, 2951 Hwy 1 Upper Clements. Motion carried unanimously.



Re: RFD – Bridgetown Land Use Bylaw (LUB) Amendment – the Director of Community Services provided a presentation on this request for amendment.

MOTION 150616.11                 Bridgetown Land Use Bylaw Amendment Application

Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Hurlburt, that Municipal Council consider the Hamilton application to amend the Bridgetown Land Use Bylaw (LUB) and to adopt a public participation process involving the referral of the amendment application to the Annapolis County Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) for their review and recommendation and to hold a PAC sponsored public meeting at 7:00 p.m. on July 2, 2015, at the Bridgetown Fire Hall, 31 Bay Road Bridgetown.

Motion carried unanimously.



LUNCH

The Warden declared a lunch break at 12:35 p.m., with all returning at 1:35 p.m. as previously stated.  



Reports and Recommendations



Re: Committee of the Whole (June 9th meeting)

·   Valley Waste-Resource Management – Municipal Guarantee

MOTION 150616.12                 Valley Waste-Resource Management – Municipal Guarantee

Pursuant to the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Heming, that Municipal Council approve the borrowing of eight hundred sixty thousand dollars ($860,000) and unconditionally guarantee repayment of one hundred seventy-nine thousand three hundred ten dollars ($179,310) of the principal and interest of the borrowing of eight hundred sixty thousand dollars ($860,000) for the purpose of a wheel loader, an outgoing scale at the Eastern Management Centre, and the installation of a small wind turbine, as presented to Municipal Council on March 17, 2015. Motion carried unanimously.



·   Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal Cost Share Agreement 2015-028

MOTION 150616.13                 Transp. & Infrastructure Renewal Cost Share Agreement 2015-028

Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Fowler, pursuant to the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, that Municipal Council authorize the Warden and Clerk to enter into cost share agreement No. 2015-028 for fifty percent of all costs associated with the installation of paved shoulders along a portion of Church Street during the planned repaving project from the end of the sidewalk near Mountain Lea Lodge approximately 400 metres northerly, with the estimated project cost being $70,000. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Bridgetown Water Supply Area MPS/LUB - Repeal

MOTION 150616.14                 Bridgetown Water Supply Area MPS/LUB – Repeal

In accordance with the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Hurlburt, that Municipal Council commence a repeal of the Bridgetown Water Supply Area Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use Bylaw and to adopt a public participation process involving the repeal referral to the Annapolis County Planning Advisory Committee (PAC) for their review and recommendation along with open public meetings and newspaper advertisements. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Town of Bridgetown Impounding of Animals Bylaw – First Reading to Repeal

MOTION 150616.15                 Town of Bridgetown Impounding of Animals Bylaw – First Reading to Repeal

It was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor Fowler, in accordance with the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, that Municipal Council give first reading to repeal the Town of Bridgetown Impounding of Animals Bylaw. Motion carried unanimously.

·   AM-1.4.2.1 Fire Response Services Policy – Amend

MOTION 150616.16                 AM-1.4.2.1 Fire Response Services Policy - Amend

Pursuant to seven day notice having been given, Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Roberts, that Municipal Council amend AM-1.4.2.1 Fire Response Services Policy by deleting Sub-section 7.6(a):

  1. Meet the National Fire Protection Association I500 Standard on Fire Safety and Occupational Health Program as accepted by the NS Office of the Fire Marshall for Firefighter Occupational Health and Safety, or other standards as acceptable to the municipality, including standards for apparatus, equipment and the National Building Code and the National Fire Code for buildings as well as the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of the Province of Nova Scotia, where applicable;
and renumbering subsequent sections accordingly. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Port George Country Jamboree

MOTION 150616.17                 Port George Country Jamboree

Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Connell, pursuant to the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, that Municipal Council approve a promotional contribution of $500 to the 33rd Annual Port George Country Jamboree, to promote the brand of the County of Annapolis during the week of and during the event taking place on July 25, 2015. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Town of Bridgetown Policy #25 Tax Exemption for Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations – Repeal

MOTION 150616.18                 Town of Bridgetown Policy #25 Tax Exemption for Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations - Repeal

In accordance with seven day notice having been given, it was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor Hurlburt, that Municipal Council repeal Bridgetown Policy #25 Tax Exemption for Charitable and Non-Profit Organizations. Motion carried unanimously.

·   AM-1.4.12 Tax Exemption and Reduction Policy – Amend

MOTION 150616.19                 AM-1.4.12 Tax Exemption and Reduction Policy - Amend

Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Fowler, in accordance with seven day notice having been given, that Municipal Council amend AM-1.4.12 Tax Exemption and Reduction Policy as circulated. Motion carried unanimously.



·   Property Formerly Owned by Donald and Anne Taylor and Charles Garnett

MOTION 150616.20                 Property Formerly Owned by Donald and Anne Taylor and Charles Garnett

Pursuant to the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Roberts, that Municipal Council make a payment arrangement of $524 and approve a write-off of $524, for property previously owned by Donald and Anne Taylor and Charles Garnett located at 497 Carleton Road, Lawrencetown. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Acadian Passport 2015-16 Contribution

MOTION 150616.21                 Acadian Passport 2015-16 Contribution

It was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor LeBlanc, pursuant to the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, that Municipal Council approve a contribution of $1,500 to the Acadian Passport Project for the 2015-16 fiscal year as provided for in the operating budget. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Grants Barbeque

MOTION 150616.22                 Grants Barbeque – July 21, 2015

In accordance with the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, it was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor Morrison, that Municipal Council host a lunchtime barbeque at the July 21, 2015, session of Council for the grant recipients of the 2015-16 fiscal year. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Bridgetown School Trust Funds

MOTION 150616.23                 Bridgetown School Trust Funds

Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Hurlburt, in accordance with the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, that Municipal Council approve payments from the School Trust bank account to Bridgetown Regional High School students up to $6,875 for awards/prizes, and additionally $1,500 to Bridgetown Regional High School for 2015 programs as per fund directives, and that Councillor Hurlburt attend the ceremony and present the awards as needed. Motion carried unanimously.



·   Bridgetown & Area Garden Club

MOTION 150616.24                 Bridgetown & Area Garden Club

Pursuant to the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Hurlburt, that Municipal Council approve a $300 payment to the Bridgetown & Area Garden Club from the Charles Pratt Beautification Trust Fund. Habinski Hurlburt. Motion carried unanimously.

·   2015-16 Capital Budget

MOTION 150616.25                 2015-16 Capital Budget

It was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor Heming, pursuant to the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, that Municipal Council approve the 2015-16 capital budget as presented. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Letter of Recognition – Tim Gillis

MOTION 150616.26                 Letter of Recognition – Tim Gillis

In accordance with the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor LeBlanc, that Municipal Council send a congratulatory letter to Tim Gillis, who has been recognized by The Most Reverend Archbishop Fred Hiltz Anglican Primate, for 40 years of faithful service as Crucifer at the Holy Trinity Church in Middleton. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Forestry Management in the County of Annapolis

MOTION 150616.27                 Forestry Management in the County of Annapolis

Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Heming, in accordance with the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, that Municipal Council send a letter to the province to register our concerns about forestry management in the County of Annapolis and requesting a meeting with appropriate parties to more clearly understand the authority and the issues. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Paradise Baptist Church

MOTION 150616.28                 Paradise Baptist Church

Pursuant to the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Wilkins, that Municipal Council send a letter of commendation and support to Paradise Baptist Church as they work towards supporting and relocating a refugee family of six from Syria to Bridgetown, and have an information link added to the county website. Motion carried, 10 in favour, 1 against.

·   Village of Lawrencetown

MOTION 150616.29                 Village of Lawrencetown Corrections to Spectator

It was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor McDonald, pursuant to the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, that Municipal Council send a letter to the Spectator asking that the report regarding paving in Lawrencetown be corrected to state that paving in Lawrencetown will not take place until 2016-17. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Clementsport Brake Signage

MOTION 150616.30                 Clementsport – Brake Signage

It was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor Morrison, pursuant to the recommendation of Committee of the Whole that Municipal Council request Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal to install two signs in Clementsport that read “No Engine Braking”. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Bell Aliant Ethernet Service

MOTION 150616.31                 Bell Aliant Ethernet Service

In accordance with the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Connell, that Municipal Council authorize staff to extend the Bell Aliant contract for Ethernet service. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Nova Scotia Fire and Associated Services Report (December 14, 2012)

MOTION 150616.32                 Nova Scotia Fire and Associated Services Report

Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor McDonald, in accordance with the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, that Municipal Council send a letter to the author of the report and ask that they extend the deadline to receive feedback until the Fall in order that proper review and input can be collected from both Municipal Council and the Annapolis County Fire Services Association. Motion carried unanimously.

·   UNSM 2016 Spring Workshop

MOTION 150616.33                 UNSM 2016 Spring Workshop

Pursuant to the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, it was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor LeBlanc, that Municipal Council send a letter to UNSM, Attention Judy Webber, requesting information on what would be involved in hosting the UNSM 2016 Spring workshop in Annapolis County. Motion carried unanimously.

·   Annapolis Partnership Steering Committee

MOTION 150616.34                 Annapolis Partnership Steering Committee – Recreation Services

It was moved by Deputy Warden Habinski, seconded by Councillor McDonald, pursuant to the recommendation of Committee of the Whole, that Municipal Council direct the CAO to investigate further collaboration among the Annapolis County municipal units regarding the efficient and effective delivery of recreation services. Motion carried unanimously.  



Correspondence



Re: NS Department of Justice (May 27th) – providing the budget for RCMP services under the Provincial Police Services Agreement for the period of April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. Based on level of services to this municipality costs allocated will be $2,151,468 for 2015-16 include $120,205 as the shared service component, representation an approximate 2.1 percent increase over 2014-15. Councillor Chipman moved, seconded by Councillor Fowler, to receive for information. Motion carried unanimously.



Re: Annapolis Board of Trade (May 27th) – thanking for an operating grant of $3,000 for the Annapolis Royal Visitor Information Centre at the Tidal Power Plant. It was moved by Councillor Chipman, seconded by Councillor Heming, to receive for information. Motion carried unanimously.



Re: NS Municipal Affairs (June 2nd) – outlining the disbursement of payments and reporting process pursuant the Letter of Intent for post-transitional expenses. Councillor Chipman moved, seconded by Deputy Warden Habinski, to receive for information. Motion carried unanimously.



Re: Town of Annapolis Royal (June 5th) – acknowledging the fire inspection which took place on June 2, 2015, and noting follow-up timeline for the noted deficiencies. It was moved by Councillor Fowler, seconded by Councillor Connell, to receive for information. Motion carried unanimously.



Re: Proclamation – June is Recreation Month

MOTION 150616.35                 Proclamation – June is Recreation Month in County of Annapolis

The Warden proclaimed June as Recreation Month in the Municipality of the County of Annapolis.



Additions



Re: UARB Boundary Review Hearing– the Clerk informed that a date has been set by the Utility and Review Board for a Public Hearing on the matter of Council’s application to elect 11 councillors from 11 districts and to alter the boundaries of the polling districts. It will take place in these Council Chambers on Monday, July 13, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. Persons wishing to comment on the application may provide comments to the Board no later than Monday, July 6, 2015.



Re: Hampton Lighthouse Society – Councillor Fowler noted that the Society had issues downloading a grant application form to submit an application for $800 for a port-a-pottie.

MOTION 150616.36                 Hampton Lighthouse Society – Grant Application

Councillor Fowler moved, seconded by Deputy Warden Habinski, to approve a grant of $800 upon receipt of an application by the Hampton Lighthouse Society. Motion carried, 10 in favour, 1 against.



Re: Bridgetown Regional Elementary School (BRES) – Councillor Hurlburt noted he would withdraw this item in order to have it added to Committee of the Whole.



Re: Paved Walkways – Councillor Chipman reported he had received a call from Steve MacIsaac Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (TIR) who advised that they will be resurfacing 4.5 kms north on Hwy 362 from the Community College, going east at Spa Springs Road, then northerly to Delusion Road, projected at a 50% cost to the County of $548,000 if the County would like to extend the project to include a paved walkway.



Director of Operations, Steve McInnis, noted that Junction Road has planned upgrades as well. Because portions are within the Town of Middleton, he would like to have conversations with TIR the Town. The CAO noted that Council may have to be called to a special session if they need to make a decision. Steve McInnis will contact TIR directly regarding cost.



It was noted that Council had asked for a map of TIR’s “blue route’ and have not received it. Steve McInnis will check and see if it is ready for this area yet. Connell said the project will be happening soon.



Re: Port-a-Potties – Councillor LeBlanc noted that people who use the Old Mill Trail have complained that there are no bathroom facilities.

MOTION 150616.37                 Old Mill Trail – Portable Washroom

It was moved by Councillor Leblanc, seconded by Councillor Fowler, that a portable washroom be place at the Old Mill Trail as a pilot project for the months of July, August and September. Motion carried unanimously.



Re: Marketing - County of Annapolis – Councillor Morrison withdrew his request to have this item added to the agenda.



Re: South Shore Annapolis Valley Recreational Trails Association – Councillor Roberts received a map from the South Shore Annapolis Valley Trails Society, which shows where you can eat and refuel along the trail. They have asked if a link can be put on the County of Annapolis website.

MOTION 150616.38                 South Shore Annapolis Valley Recreational Trails Association Map

Councillor Roberts moved, seconded by Councillor LeBlanc, to request that the CAO have the South Shore Annapolis Valley Trails Map put on the County of Annapolis website. Motion carried unanimously.



Councillor Hurlburt left at this time (2:20 p.m.)



Re: Ratify CUPE Agreement

MOTION 150616.39                 CUPE Agreement – Ratify Approval

Deputy Warden Habinski moved, seconded by Councillor Wilkins, that Municipal Council ratify approval of the CUPE agreement as discussed. Motion carried unanimously.



Re: Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Presentation – the Warden showed a brief Power Point presentation on the recent FCM annual conference held in Edmonton, Alberta.



In-camera

It was moved by Councillor Chipman, seconded by Councillor Fowler, to meet in-camera at 2:25 p.m. until 2:34 p.m., in accordance with Section 22(2)(e) of the Municipal Government Act. Motion carried unanimously.



Adjournment

Upon motion of Councillors Roberts and Connell, the meeting adjourned at 2:35 p.m.











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