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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 - August 14, 2017

 Adoption of the Minutes 

  • Regular Council Meeting - July 10, 2017

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

  • Amendments to BY-LAW 700-10-3 (Relating to the Regulation of Traffic, Parking and the Use of Streets in the Town of Riverview). As the Town receives many complaints concerning tall grass on residential properties, staff proposed the following addition: "With the exception of a vacant lot, any person who owns or leases a property shall ensure that the lawn or grass growing on that property, including on that portion of the street immediately in front of or adjacent to such property, does not measure more than 20 centimetres."

    Under this by-law, any person in violation may be liable to a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50) and not more than one thousand and seventy dollars ($1070).

Third and final reading of by-laws enacted by Council

  • None presented

Monthly Grant Report

  • $450 donation to the Greater Moncton Women's Progress Club for the Freaky Friday Halloween Party in support of Riverview Boys and Girls Club on Oct. 21, 2017
  • $1000 sponsorship of the Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce Excellence Awards on Oct. 25, 2017

Policies

  • None presented.

Tenders and Requests for Proposals (RFP)

  • RFP awarded to WSP in the amount of $97,000+HST for a storm water study of the McAllister Park and Bridgedale area following the event of May 25, 2016 when several homes reported flooding in basements following an isolated downpour.
  • Award of Tender 17-25 to Bell Mobility Inc. in the amount of $27,036+HST for the supply of emergency radios.
  • Award of Tender 17-70 to Lounsbury Automotive Ltd. in the amount of $30,223.13 and a trade-in amount of $5,500 for the supply of a 2018 4x4 half-ton double cab truck.

Other Business

Council made a motion to approve a list of three projects for the Province's consideration under its Municipal Designated Highway Five-Year Program. This includes improvements to the Gunningsville/Coverdale/Hillsborough intersection; culvert upgrades on Coverdale Road between Patricia Drive and town limits; realignment of Hillsborough Road and relocation of the Mill Creek culvert.

Council made a motion to make the replacement of Lion Ken Gabbey Community Pool a priority during the upcoming 2018 budget process. This project was originally planned for 2017, however since the tenders for the project exceeded the amount budgeted in 2017, Council deferred this matter for further discussion in the 2018 budget process.

Council made a motion to approve a request for a partial street closure on Summerdale Court on Sept. 10, 2017 for a promotional event of the Fairways subdivision.

Council endorsed the Our Food South-East Community Food Pledge. The food pledge promotes easy and affordable access to good food for all and contributes to the overall well-being of communities in the region.

Mayor Seamans appointed Jennifer Dingman to the TransAqua Board of Directors.

Mayor Seamans reappointed Ross Mackay to the Codiac Regional Policing Authority for a four-year term.

Next Meeting 

The next Council meeting will take place on Monday, September 11, 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.