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Council Highlights - September 28, 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. 

Committee of the Whole – September 28, 2020


  • Committee of the Whole recommends Council to direct staff to complete a review of the Town’s communication program and to report back to Council with regards to the operational and budget implications of implementing any proposed improvements.
  • Committee of the Whole recommends that the motion that consideration be given to appoint an Audit Committee be deferred until after the next Municipal Election.
  • Committee of the Whole recommends that the Community Investment application submitted by the Unicorn Children's Centre be denied.
  • Committee of the Whole recommends Council to approve the Alternative Procurement Request and award the Animal Control services contract to the Greater Moncton SPCA in the amount of $44,427.42 in year one; $49,705.44 in year two; $54,983.04 in year three; $60,260.76 in year four and $65,538.48 in year five.

Other Business

  • The Town has launched a new shopping program to help local business owners increase customer traffic and sales amid challenging times. Riverview Rewards is a loyalty-based shopping program that encourages shoppers to choose local first. Cardholders will have access to a number of deals and discounts throughout the year that can be redeemed in-store to further enhance their shopping experience.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Riverview Fire and Rescue have cancelled this year’s Fire Open House.
  • The Town is currently recruiting for a Communications Coordinator (7-months) and Firefighter/Paramedic.

These recommendations will be brought forward for adoption at the next Regular Council Meeting. View files associated with these recommendations in the agenda for this meeting.

Next Meeting 

Council will next meet for the Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, October 13 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be live-streamed on our website. Visit www.townofriverview.ca/council to view the recording and find the agenda available on Thursday prior to the meeting. For more information contact clerk@townofriverview.ca; 506-387-2136.

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