Council Highlights Regular Council Meeting – September 12, 2016
First reading of by-Laws to be enacted at the next Regular Council Meeting
By-law 400-15-04, a by-law related to the collection and disposal of waste. This by-law will include the addition of a third stream of waste per the decision of the Southeast Regional Service Commission.
$500 Metro Junior Mud Cats – National baseball championship in Saskatchewan
$1007.40 for season tickets to the Moncton Wildcats
$624 for season tickets to the Moncton Miracles
$2500 to the Riverview Veterans Association for a custom display cabinet
$499 sponsorship of the Provincial Forum: Basic Income? – Sept. 27, 2016 in Moncton
$1000 sponsorship of the Harvest House Atlantic Recovery Gala – Nov. 10, 2016 in Moncton
Council approved the location of a new public street in The Fairways subdivision. This street will be located on the north side of Pinewood Road.
Council passed a resolution to apply for funding under the Government of Canada’s Clean Water and Waste Water Fund for water main and sewer renewal on various streets. This funding would offset costs for projects identified in the 10-year capital plan.
Council passed a motion to apply for funding under the Province of New Brunswick’s Designated Highway Program for the 2017 construction season. This funding would allow the Town to expedite road construction projects identified in the 10-year capital plan.
Council passed a motion to appoint the firm AC Stevenson & Partners as auditors for the Town of Riverview’s fiscal year ending December 31, 2016.
Council is proceeding with the removal of the traffic signals on Coverdale Road at the causeway exit intersection following a successful 90-day trial period. The poles, arms and light head will be stored and used as reserve equipment.
Council approved the relocation of the crosswalk on Cleveland Avenue at Bradford Road as part of recommended improvements on Cleveland Avenue. The existing crosswalk at the northwesterly corner is not ideal and potentially unsafe as it encourages pedestrians to enter the middle of the driveway at St. Paul’s Church. The Dept. of Engineering and Public Works will proceed with the relocation of the crosswalk to the southerly side of the intersection and install all appropriate signage.
Mayor Seamans appointed the following individuals to the ad-hoc Civic Engagement Committee: Richard Blackstock, Richard Rheaume and Zach Beatty-Taylor.