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Council Highlights – February 26, 2018

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.

Council Highlights
Committee of the Whole – February 26, 2018

Public Presentation:

Sarah Anderson from the City of Moncton’s Urban Planning presented on the proposal to amend the Municipal Development Plan and Zoning By-law to redesignate 1174 Coverdale Road (a church property) to allow for a residential home with rentable space in the basement for small gatherings, meetings, social clubs and seniors groups. The recommendation includes limiting entertainment use to a maximum of 40 per cent of the total floor plan. No objections were received.

The proposal will proceed to a public hearing on April 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

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

  • None presented

Third and final reading of by-laws enacted by Council

  • None presented

Presentations and Delegations

  • None presented.

Monthly Grant Report

  • $100 to Isaac Acker an Atlantic Exchange Student.
  • $500 to the NB Building Officials Association for the bursary for Mike O’Neill.
  • $1000 to Harvest House Atlantic for the walk for homelessness on March 17, 2018.
  • $1500 to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s walk for cure on June 10, 2018.
  • $3000 to Atlantic Nationals Car Show Extravaganza’s annual Riverview breakfast on July 5, 2018.
  • $1250 to River of Pride’s Pride Week celebrations from August 18-25, 2018.

Policies

  • None presented

Tenders and Requests for Proposals (RFP)

  • None presented

Other Business

  • Town of Riverview’s building permit reached the highest values for the month of January since 2009.

Council Recommendations 

  • Council approved a recommendation from the Department of Economic Development, to proceed with drafting a financial incentive program to attract new investment.

These recommendations are brought forward for adoption at the next Regular Council Meeting.

Next Meeting

The next Regular Council Meeting will be held on Monday, March 12 immediately following the public hearing which begins at 6:30 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.

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