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Council Highlights - December 11, 2023

Council Highlights provide a snapshot of public meetings. For the official record, please refer to the adopted minutes, which are posted once approved at the next month’s Regular Council Meeting. Consult this meeting's agenda to view presentations and files mentioned in the Council Highlights.  


Regular Council Meeting – December 11, 2023 


  • Committee of the Whole Meeting - November 1, 2023
  • Oath of Office Ceremony - November 14, 2023
  • Regular Council Meeting - November 14, 2023
  • Committee of the Whole Meeting - November 27, 2023
  • Special Council Meeting - November 27, 2023


  • The Art Procurement Committee chose nine pieces of work to purchase and be displayed in Council Chambers this year (photos below). Pieces can be viewed below and at Town Hall (30 Honour House Court) during public council meetings. Since it's inception in 2017, the Committee has purchased 42 original pieces from local Riverview artists. 
  • Presentation by Jamie Burke, Stantec, on the Housing Needs Assessment & the Affordable Housing Strategy.


  • Council voted to opt out of the Circular Materials contract
  • Council approved two resolutions to Transfer Funds to the Reserves in the amount of $2,300,000 from the General Operating Fund to the General Capital Reserve Fund, and the amount of $100,000 from the Utility Operating Fund to the Utility Capital Reserve Fund. 
  • Council approved a motion to accept the recommendations from the recent Regional Policing Study and give direction to Town management to work in collaboration with the two other municipalities on an action plan to implement those recommendations starting in 2024. Council also gave direction to Town Management to work in partnership with the two other municipalities to update the current Tri-Community Regional Police Service Agreement that established the Codiac Regional Policy Authority (CRPA) to strengthen and enhance the accountability relationship between the CRPA and the municipalities that fund that organization.
  • Land Acquisition - Council approved a motion to authorize the transfer of portions of PID 05009949 and PID 05009956 to Trans Aqua in exchange for Trans Aqua’s PID 00642736. 
  • Award of Tender - Council approved a motion through Alternative Procurement for the purchase of one (1) new latest model ½-ton extended cab 4x4 truck, to be awarded to Lounsbury Automotive Ltd in the amount of $51,997.35 plus HST.


  • Council passed a motion to cancel the Committee of the Whole meeting for December. 

Next meeting 

The next Regular Council Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, January 8, 2024. The agenda for the meeting will be available on the Town’s website – - the Thursday prior to the meeting. For more information, contact, 506-387-2136

Watch archived and upcoming Council meetings here and find the agenda available on Thursday prior to the meeting. 


Art Procurement Pieces

Woman and mayor standing with photo
"Guardian" a photograph by Shannon Williams-Moss
Artist and mayor standing together with painting
"Mirror of Stone" an acrylic on canvas painting by Kirsten Sampson
Woman holding painting
"Peggy's Paradise 2" an acrylic on canvas painting by Chrystal Moynagh (artist not pictured)
Artist and mayor standing together holding fall painting
"Lunchtime at Mill Creek" an acrylic on canvas painting by Louise Morin-Pelletier
Artist holding painted mandela with mayor
"Dotted Mandela" acrylic paint on a record by Susan Dunfield
Artist holding tree painting with mayor
"Mill Creek Forest" an oil painting by Cathy McComiskey
Artist holding yellow painting with purple flowers with mayor
"Spring is Here" an acrylic on canvas painting by Ji Hyang Ryu (artist not pictured)
Artist holding painting of a tree over water with mayor
"Fundy Trail" an acrylic on canvas painting by Heather Page
Heather Silliker with her painting
"Fiona" a water colour on paper by Heather Silliker