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Village of Belledune - Special Meeting Minutes

December 18th, 2006
MinDec18, 2006 (S).pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

December 11th, 2006
MinDec11, 2006.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

December 4th, 2006
MinDec4.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

November 20th, 2006
MinNov20.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

November 6th, 2006
MinNov6.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

October 16th, 2006
MinOct16.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

October 2nd, 2006
MinOct2.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

September 18th, 2006
MinSept18.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

September 5th, 2006
MinSept5.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

August 14th, 2006
MinAug14.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

August 8th, 2006
MinAug. 8.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

July 10th, 2006
MinJuly10.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

July 4th, 2006
MinJuly4, 2006.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

June 26th, 2006
MinJune26, 2006.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

June 5th, 2006
MinJune5, 2006.pdf


Village of Belledune - Special Meeting Minutes

May 25th, 2006
MinMay25, 2006(S).pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

May 15th, 2006
MinMay15, 2006.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

May 1st, 2006
MinMay1, 2006.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

April 18th, 2006
MinApr18, 2006.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

April 3rd, 2006
MinApr3, 2006.pdf


Village of Belledune -Regular Meeting Minutes

March 20th, 2006

Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting of March 20, 2006

Time: 7:00 P.M.
Place: Belledune Municipal Chambers


Present: Mayor, Nick Duivenvoorden CAO - Clerk/Treasurer, Brenda Cormier
Deputy Mayor, Ron Bourque
Councillor, James Carrier
Councillor, Michael Firlotte
Councillor, Emmie Flanagan
Councillor, Austin Tardif

Mayor, Nick Duivenvoorden called the meeting to order.

Councillor, Emmie Flanagan delivered the Serenity Prayer.

Austin Tardif moved that the agenda with deletions and addition be adopted as presented, seconded by Emmie Flanagan. Motion carried.

Deputy Mayor, Bourque:
· Clarification on Procedure By-law – Council agenda items (written or verbal)

Statement of Conflict of Interest:
Mayor, Nick Duivenvoorden stated depending on the action the Council wish to take this evening regarding Committee Appointments – he may have to file a Disclosure of Interest.

Minutes & Business Arising from Minutes
James Carrier moved that the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on February 20, 2006 be adopted as presented, seconded by Austin Tardif. Motion carried.

Business Arising: Nil

Presentations / Petitions / Delegations:
New Belledune Website – Launch – Presenter, David Goyette had to cancel to a later date.

Statements by Members of Council:
Mayor, Duivenvoorden - Items for Council Consideration and future discussion

  • Update – Meeting of Chaleur Mayors and Enterprise Chaleur
    • Concerns expressed by Enterprise Chaleur & Recommendation for consideration
    • Coverage Area - Different Planning Structure & Planning Guidelines
      • Consideration for becoming one
  • Competition for Development between municipalities
    • Concerns expressed over infighting between municipalities
      • Consideration for sharing of tax revenues between the municipalities for any businesses brought into the region as a result of Enterprise Chaleur efforts.

Council comments & questions

  • Not in favour of sharing Belledune natural resources with other municipalities
  • Belledune benefit first
  • What about existing industries for tax sharing
  • Is there anything available in writing.

Deputy Mayor, Bourque

  • Roof Tender (Legion & Municipal Garage) – Under Motions & Resolutions
  • High Speed Internet (Fire Stn. #1 & Fire Chief’s Home) – Under Motions & Resolutions
  • Certificate of Recognition - Special Occasions
    • Policy already exists, Post notification in Newsletter and Change Birthday age from 90 to 80.
  • Arena – Lap top for Clock – Under Motions & Resolutions

Councillor, Firlotte

  • NCSWC Recycle Program Update – Blue Bin Box
    • Program ready to start May 1, 2006
    • Local Business – E. A. Poirier has accepted their location for bin
    • Administration will advise NCSWC, Mr. Bryar.

Councillor, Tardif

  • Fire Department
    • Purchasing Policy, Work Order System, Appreciation Party, Air Conditioners, Awning/Step – Under Motions & Resolutions.
  • Messenger – Advertizing
    • Clarified that an error had been made in the March newsletter for advertising but it is the Council’s policy not to have advertising in the newsletter.

Reports:
Austin Tardif moved that 2005 General Operating and 2005 Utility Operating Audited Financial Statements be accepted as presented and forwarded to the Dept. of Environment & Local Government, seconded by Emmie Flanagan. Motion carried.

Michael Firlotte moved that the Financial Report be accepted as presented and Accounts Payable paid, seconded by James Carrier. Motion carried.

Administrative Report:

  • Computer Upgrades – Software
    • Recommendation according to MicroAge quotation
  • AMANB - Clerks Workshop, March 30, 2006
    • Recommendation that the Clerk and Assistant Clerk attend
  • Economic Development Committee – Meeting Request
    • Scheduled for working session – April 10, 2006 @7:30 p.m.

Mayor, Duivenvoorden filed a Conflict of Interest with the Clerk and vacated meeting at 8:03 p.m.
Deputy Mayor, Bourque assumed the chair.

  • Committee Members Recruitment – Results
    • There are two Committees (Economic Development & Tourism) with one vacancy each
    • There has been one name received for the Economic Development Committee and two names received for the Tourism Committee

Michael Firlotte moved that Reginald Dempsey be appointed to the Economic Development Committee, seconded by James Carrier. Motion carried.

Emmie Flanagan moved that Cynthia Robinson be appointed to the Tourism Committee, seconded by Austin Tardif. Motion carried.

Councillor, Flanagan wish to have it noted in the minutes that her purpose for selecting Cynthia Robinson is because she has extensive tourism experience and is a Curator.

Mayor, Duivenvoorden reassumed the chair at 8:06 p.m.

By-laws and Policies: Nil

Motions & Resolutions:


Ron Bourque moved that the Village have Roy Consultants proceed with preparing a tender for replacement of Roof on Legion and for replacement of roofing on Municipal Garage and invite bids from A-1 Construction, James Hilliard Construction & JG Carpentry, seconded by Austin Tardif. Motion tabled.

Emmie Flanagan asked that the motion be tabled until April 3, 2006 meeting pending receiving a written request from the Legion, seconded by James Carrier. Motion carried. (3 yeas – Councillor’s Carrier, Flanagan & Tardif) 2 nays (Councillor’s Bourque & Firlotte)

Ron Bourque moved that the Village have High Speed Internet (Home Package) installed at Fire Station # 1 for a cost of $134 connection charge and $45 per month, seconded by Michael Firlotte. Motion carried.

Emmie Flanagan moved that the Village not install high speed internet at the Fire Chief home, seconded by James Carrier. Motion carried.

Ron Bourque moved that the Village purchase from MicroAge a laptop computer, a program and storage bag, to run the clock at the Arena for the cost $820 plus taxes, seconded by James Carrier. Motion carried.

Austin Tardif moved that the Village adopt as presented the Policy as drafted to govern spending related to the operation of the Fire Department and Fire Department Work Order procedure, seconded by Michael Firlotte. Motion carried.

Austin Tardif moved that the Village provide $2,000 to defray the cost of the Annual Fire Fighters Dinner, seconded by James Carrier. Motion carried.

Austin Tardif moved that the Village purchase, for Fire Station lounge /meeting areas two air conditioners as per the recommendation of Carmichael Engineering for the quoted amount of $6,000 plus HST, seconded by Michael Firlotte. Motion carried.

Austin Tardif moved that the Village invite local area contractors to review the Fire Entrance at the east side of the municipal building and provide recommendations for an extension to the step and contact Sweets Upholstery and request solution for Awning at east side door and main entrance door, seconded by Ron Bourque. Motion carried.

Michael Firlotte moved that the Village of Belledune accept the specification for new refuse truck as presented and proceed with tender advertisement as per public procurement policy and regulations, seconded by James Carrier. Motion carried.

Austin Tardif moved that the Consulting Contract between the Village of Belledune and
Mario Lapointe for the term commencing March 1, 2006 and for the same terms and conditions as previous year, be accepted and endorsed, seconded by Michael Firlotte. Motion carried.

Austin Tardif moved that the Clerk/Treasurer and Assistant Clerk/Treasurer attend the AMANB Clerk’s Workshop in Fredericton on March 30, 2006, seconded by Emmie Flanagan. Motion carried.

Michael Firlotte moved that the Village purchase from MicroAge, upgrades for the office computers with Acrobat Standard & Acrobat Professional software and upgrade RAM for the Administration Laptop as per the quotation of $1,470 plus taxes, seconded by Austin Tardif. Motion carried.

General Correspondence:
Correspondence In:
Peggy Gordon - Belledune Citizens Committee
Dept. of Local Governments - Gas Tax Information

  • Mayor, Duivenvoorden, Councillor, Flanagan and CAO, Clerk/Treasurer Cormier will attend session in Campbellton on April 5, 2006.

Donations / Advertizements


Austin Tardif moved that the Donation Committee report be accepted as presented and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society be given the use of the Belledune Recreation & Cultural Centre Ballroom on June 3, 2006 free of charge, seconded by Ron Bourque. Motion carried.

Ron Bourque moved that the Village place a ¼ page advertisement in the Restigouche Female Hockey Community Club- Bantam Provincials for the cost of $50, seconded by Austin Tardif. Motion carried.

Austin Tardif moved that the Village purchase two ads in The Tribune at a cost of $50 each for Administrative Professional Week, seconded by James Carrier. Motion carried.

Correspondence In: continued:
BDPC - Louis Furlotte Subdivision
Letter to Hon. Lord from Village of Charlo - Forestry Industry
Monthly Fire Chief's Report – February 2006
Restigouche County SPCA Report – February 2006
Roy's Consultants, Francis Frenette - Roherty Road
BDPC - Permits Report
BDPC - PID #50085620
BPA - Quarterly Meeting on Port Security

Correspondence Out:
Mrs. Charlotte Hickey - article for the newsletter
Mrs. Gail Bourque - donation of Recreation Centre
Mrs. Brenda Carrier - Library hours
Women in Municipal Government – Councillor’s registration cancellation
Min. T. Holder - Request to meet - Re: Soil Sampling Report

Mayor, Duivenvoorden: Information

  • Advised Council that Enterprise Chaleur said there are available funds for Strategic Planning Session
  • A Petition was received today and Council has been issued copies and they can review as they see fit.

Question Period
Norma Doucet

  • Question Councillor, Flanagan regarding her concerns regarding tendering for Legion Roof
Robert Killoran
  • Requested Mayor to clarify the discussion regarding Enterprise Chaleur request for distribution of wealth with other communities.
  • Would like to know if Council could vote on this issue tonight to see what their opinion is.
Linda Daigle
  • Clarification that such proposal is only for those industries that this organization brings in.
Reggie Killoran
  • Expressed concerns that it would be promoted that the dirty industry be in Belledune and the clean industry for down there.

Meeting adjourned at 8:55 P.M. on a motion by James Carrier and seconded by Emmie Flanagan

_________________________________ ________________________________
Clerk/Treasurer Mayor


Village of Belledune - Minutes March 20, 2006.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

February 20th, 2006
MinFeb20, 2006.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

February 6th, 2006
MinFeb6, 2006.pdf


Village of Belledune - Regular Meeting Minutes

January 16th, 2006
MinJan16, 2006.pdf


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