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Town of Riverview / News / Council Highlights - November 12, 2019

Council Highlights - November 12, 2019

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 – November 12, 2019

Before the meeting, Mayor Seamans recognized the artists whose pieces were selected for the 2019 Art Procurement Program. The Town of Riverview’s Art Procurement Committee purchased seven pieces of artwork this year including four pieces from its own call out in September which solicited 18 submissions from Riverview artists. The selections were:

  • Frosted Coats, acrylic on canvas by Chrystal Moynagh        
  • Northern Lights, water colour by Stephen Ritchie              
  • Lilies Dock, oil on canvas by Ji Hyang Ryu
  • Watering Cans, photograph on canvas by Ira Crummey

With remaining funds, three pieces of artwork were also purchased from the Riverview Library Art Show which ran Oct- Nov 29, 2019:

  • Sackville Days, acrylic on canvas by Alison Davidson
  • Backyard Birch, linoprint on paper by Lisa Killam
  • 5 Baby Swallows, scratchboard on masonite in a Nest by Diane Cote

Riverview artists whose work was purchased in the 2019 Art Procurement Program
Riverview artists whose work was purchased in the 2019 Art Procurement Program

Adoption of the Minutes 

  • Regular Council Meeting – October 15, 2019
  • Committee of the Whole – October 24, 2019
  • Committee of the Whole – October 28, 2019
  • Special Council Meeting – October 28, 2019

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

  • None presented

Second and final reading of by-laws enacted by Council

  • By-Law 100-25, A By-Law Respecting a Code of Conduct for Elected Officials in the Town of Riverview.


  • None presented.                                                                     

Monthly Grant Report

  • $850 to the C3 Leadership – Act Three event taking place on November 21, 2019.  


  • None presented.

Tenders and Requests for Proposals (RFP)

  • Tender 19-42 for the Supply & Delivery of Ventrac Tractor with Cab & Attachments be awarded to Green Diamond Equipment Ltd. in the revised amount of $83,995.29 (including optional attachments and excluding tax).

Other Business

Council made a resolution to set date for a public presentation regarding the new Street Trees By-Law.

  • A public presentation for the Municipal Plan By-law Amendment No. 300-33-1 be scheduled for December 9, 2019 at 4:15 p.m.;
  • That the Municipal Plan By-law Amendment No. 300-33-1 and Zoning By-law Amendment No. 300-7-2, with associated additions and changes, be referred to the Planning Advisory Committee for its written views; and
  • That a public hearing be scheduled for January 13, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at Riverview Town Hall.

Next Meeting 

Council will next meet for two Committee of the Whole meetings specific to budget deliberations on Wednesday, November 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, November 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The next regularly scheduled Committee of the Whole is Monday, November 25 at 7 p.m. All public meetings are live-streamed on our website. Visit to view the recordings and find the agendas available prior to the meeting. For more information contact; 506-387-2136.

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