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Town of Riverview / News / Council Highlights - March 9, 2020

Council Highlights - March 9, 2020


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, which are posted for each meeting once approved at the next Regular Council Meeting. Consult this meeting's agenda to view files mentioned in the Council Highlights. 

Council Highlights
Regular Council Meeting – March 9, 2020

Adoption of the Minutes 

  • Regular Council Meeting – February 10, 2020
  • Committee of the Whole – February 24, 2020

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

  • By-Law 300-25-20 relating to Local Improvements Cosburn Drive
  • By-Law 300-25-21 relating to Local Improvements Hebron Street
  • By-Law 300-25-22 relating to Local Improvements Nowlan Drive
  • By-Law 300-66, respecting the Establishment of Controlled Access Streets Within the Town of Riverview
  • By-Law 500-11, respecting Fire Protection of the Inhabitants of the Town of Riverview

Second and final reading of by-laws enacted by Council

  • By-Law 700-5-2 relating to the Promotion of Health, Safety and Welfare of the Inhabitants of the Town of Riverview
  • By-Law 700-85 respecting the Provision of Police Protection Services in the Town of Riverview


None presented.                                                                     

Monthly Grant Report

  • $1000 to the Soldier On Air Show being held on September 23, 2020.
  • $2,500 in support of the 2020 HubCap Comedy Festival.
  • $500 to the Albert County Historical Association in support of the 175th Anniversary of Albert County.
  • $1,000 in support of the Greater Moncton Santa Claus Parade.
  • $300 to The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 54 to offset costs to pave the parking lot at the Legion.
  • $3,500 in support of the Atlantic Nationals.
  • $10,000 to the Anglophone East School District in support of a YOU Turns Strategic Coordinator.
  • $300 in support of the Spring Skate Competition being held on April 17-19, 2020.
  • $1,000 to the Association of Municipal Administrators in support of the Annual Conference being held June 9-12, 2020.


  • None presented.

Tenders and Requests for Proposals (RFP)

  • Tender 20-01 for Asphalt Concrete Patching, Utility and General - Various Streets awarded to MacDonald Paving & Construction Limited in the amount of $355,300 (plus HST).
  • Tender 20-03 for Traffic Lane Markings - Various Streets awarded to Stripe Works Limited in the amount of $40,556.04 (plus HST).
  • Quotation 20-04 for the Supply of Crushed Rock awarded to Dexter Construction Co. Ltd. in the amount of $59,450.00 (plus HST).
  • Tender 20-20 for the Supply & Delivery of One (1) New Latest Model 1 Ton Full Size Crew Cab (Gas) 4WD Truck, Chassis without Rear Cargo Box awarded to Lounsbury Automotive Ltd. in the amount of $41,148.00 (plus HST).
  • Tender 20-22 for the Supply & Delivery of One (1) New 2020 - 4.5 Metre Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) with Aluminum Hull, Motor and Trailer awarded to NewStar Marine and Scooter Inc. in the amount of $39,550.00 (plus HST).
  • Tender 20-51 for Asphalt Concrete Paving - Various Streets awarded to MacArthur's Paving & Construction Co. Inc. in the amount of $775,635.00 (plus HST).
  • Tender 20-63T for Bridgedale Boulevard Phase 1 - Clearing awarded to Phillips Bros Excavating Ltd. in the amount of $32,700.00 (plus HST).
  • Tender 20-79 for One (1) New Asphalt Recycler in the amount of $175,000 (plus HST) awarded to SNT Solutions.
  • Tender 20-87 for One (1) New Rubber Tire Wheeled Excavator be awarded to Brandt Tractor Ltd. in the amount of $317,400 (plus HST).
  • Tender 20-91 for Watermain Renewal - Diligente Drive and Sanford Street awarded to Monarch Construction Ltd. in the amount of $335,800 plus HST.
  • Tender 20-93 for Watermain Renewal - Belfast Street awarded to Bowsers’ Construction Ltd. in the amount of $238,600 (plus HST).

Other Business

Council appointed Denis Pleau, Robin True and Mitch Short as Fire Prevention Officers for the Town of Riverview.

Council approved the technical and functional program for the Riverview Recreation Complex as presented and use it as the foundation for the following steps to continue to move this project forward

Council granted the request for an exemption from the noise by-law to allow the contractor to work 24 hours per day in order to ensure completion of the tree clearing on Bridgedale Boulevard.

Council intends to proceed with the Process for Amendment to Municipal Plan By-Law, Zoning By-Law and the Controlled Access By-Law relating to Dobson Landing.

Council declared a state of climate emergency.

Next Meeting 

In light of the COVID-19 situation, the March 23, 2020 Committee of the Whole meeting has been cancelled. Council will hold a brief Special Council Meeting at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020 via a conference call.

In accordance with Section 69 of the Local Governance Act, Council have the option to attend meetings electronically. On this occasion, Council will use the Go To Meeting online service and the meeting will be broadcast live on our web page as usual.

The Town of Riverview remains committed to delivering critical and essential municipal services to the public over the coming time period. Whilst ensuring we can continue to serve our residents, it is also our responsibility to ensure we act in a way that reduces the spread of COVID-19.

We are holding this meeting in order to approve a tender so Council can authorize the continued planning and preparatory work for an upcoming capital project. The agenda can be viewed at:

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