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Council Highlights

Council Highlights provide a snapshot of public meetings to help residents, businesses and stakeholders understand the decisions that affect their community.

For the official record of Council Meetings, please refer to the Adopted Minutes.

Regular Council Meeting - February 14, 2017

Adoption of the Minutes 

  • Regular Council Meeting - January 9, 2017
  • Committee of the Whole - January 23, 2017

Minutes are now available on the Town website.

First and second reading of by-laws to be enacted at the next Regular Council Meeting

  • Amendments to the Traffic By-Law-700-10-03. Council added 'no parking' restrictions to portions of the following streets: Hillsdale Avenue, McAllister Road and Trites Road.
    Council removed 'no parking' restrictions on portions of Hawthorne Drive and Woolridge Street following local improvements in 2016 that widened those streets.

Third and final reading of by-laws enacted by Council

  • None presented 

Monthly Grant Report

  • $100 to the ALS Society for the ALS walk on June 17, 2017
  • $500 to the NB Building Officials Association in support of the Mike O'Neill Memorial Bursary

Policies

Council adopted a policy pertaining to breastfeeding. The policy encourages mothers to breastfeed anywhere and anytime they want on municipal territory; offers a tangible support to breastfeeding mothers who might be criticized because they breastfed in public; provides a place for mothers to breastfeed discretely if she so requests; supports breastfeeding employees who are back to work after maternity leave providing sufficient break time and a private space to breastfeed or pump breast milk.

Other Business

Council accepted a recommendation from the Committee of the Whole to proceed with the rezoning process and sale of a parcel of land on Runneymeade Road. The rezoning will accommodate the potential for new mixed residential development. A meeting to consider written objections to the proposed change will be held on Monday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at Riverview Town Hall. Any person who wishes to speak for or against the written objections is entitled to be heard at the public hearing. Written objections must be addressed to the Town Clerk, 30 Honour House Court, Riverview, E1B 3Y9, or by e-mail to [email protected] before the public meeting.

Council approved the purchase of a 40-foot Nova bus under the current purchase agreement in place with Codiac Transpo. This bus will arrive in February of 2018 and replaces one of two existing buses owned by the Town of Riverview.   

Council authorized the use of the General Capital and Utility Capital Reserves to fund the Town's share ($555,000) of the Pine Glen Road phase 5 project, for which the Town received federal and provincial government funding ($1.8 million) to allow for a water main extension and sewer upgrades.

Council approved changes to the Town's policy, 'Council attendance at FCM and UMNB conferences' to include the same criteria for the UMNB conference as is currently being used for the FCM conference. Attendance at both conferences will now be limited to three Councillors and the Mayor.

Council approved a Notice of Intention to effect Local Improvement Projects on the following streets in 2017: Ashburn Avenue, Fatima Drive, Hawkes Street, Olive Street, Prescott Drive and Wentworth Drive. Residents have been notified of the intended work by mail. A meeting to consider written objections against the proposed Local Improvement Project will be held on March 13, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Written objections must be received by the Town Clerk by March 7.

Next Meeting 

The next Council meeting will take place on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at 7 p.m. 

The agenda will be available at www.townofriverview.ca on Thursday prior to the meeting. For more information contact [email protected]506-387-2136.