Regular Meeting of Council – Jun 23 2021

AGENDA

Regular Meeting of Council  —  Wednesday, June 23, 2021

  1.  
    Note: Meeting to be held virtually – the meeting will be recorded and livestreamed
  2. 7:00 PM
    Call to Order
  3.  
    Land Acknowledgement
  4.  
    Moment of Silent Contemplation
  5.  
    Approval of or Amendments to the Agenda
  6.  
    Approval of the Minutes of May 26, 2021 Regular Meeting of Council
  7.  
    Correspondence for Information
  8.  
    Correspondence for Decision
    • Correspondence for Decision
      • (53) Letter from West Hants Regional Municipality regarding the Former Dominion Atlantic Railway (DAR) Corridor. Council may consider next steps to include requesting an in camera review of the issues through prior reports to Council (July Executive), staff to initiate conversations with West Hants to determine their plans (July/August) and to plan the public consultation to fulfill Council motion for adjacent property owner consultation (early September).
      • (41) Letter from Bill Falkenberg, President of East Hants Sportsplex requesting approval to increase their operating line of credit with BMO to assist with cashflow needs as they move through the agreement process with the municipality.
      • (25) Letter of Intent from the Shubenacadie Hall & Grounds Society (SHGS) to turn over their property in Shubenacadie to the Municipality.
      • (14) Letter from the East Hants Curling Association providing a funding update and request in advance of Council’s consideration of their request to meet with corridor Councillors (to be considered at the July Council meeting). Update June 22: The $15,000 grant money was received, curling stones purchased and stored at the EH Sportsplex.
      • (13) Appointment of Fire Inspector – Under the Fire Safety Act, Council is required to appointment municipal fire inspectors. Staff request that Jason Wiles, new Fire Inspector be officially appointed – Council meeting – June 23, 2021.
      • (1) Letter from residents of Acorn Avenue, Lantz raising concerns with the road conditions and want to be advised of the municipal plan to pave Acorn Avenue and request a meeting with District 7 Councillor and staff when safe to do so.
  9.  
    Motions Going Forward to Council
  10.  
    Dr. Recruitment and Investment Videos: J. MacArthur
  11.  
    Committee Reports
  12.  
    Police Advisory Committee: Councillor Rhyno, Chairperson
  13.  
    Infrastructure & Operations Committee: Councillor Moussa, Chairperson
  14.  
    Corporate & Residential Services Committee: Deputy Warden MacDonald, Chairperson
  15.  
    Planning Advisory Committee: Councillor Greene, Chairperson
  16.  
    Parks, Recreation & Culture Committee: Councillor Rhyno, Chairperson
  17.  
    Fire Advisory Committee: Councillor Greene, Chairperson
  18.  
    Audit Committee: Deputy Warden MacDonald, Chairperson
  19.  
    Warden’s Report
  20.  
    Business from Councillors
  21.  
    Set Date & Time of Next Council Meetings: July 20th, 2021 Regular Meeting of Council (Policy) and July 28th, 2021 Regular Meeting of Council
  22. 9:00 PM
    Adjournment