1. ADDITIONS/DELETIONS(added to end of Agenda) (skip to video) 2. APPROVALoftheAGENDA(skip to video) 3. MINUTES (skip to video) A. Public Hearing – October 20, 2015 B. Special Session – November 16, 2015 C. Public Hearing – December 15, 2015 D. Regular Session – January 19, 2016
Councillor’s Comments (skip to video)
BUSINESS ARISING from the MINUTES (skip to video)
i. Repeal Bridgetown Buildings Etc. in Unsafe Condition Bylaw – Final Reading ii. Repeal Bridgetown Deed Transfer Tax Bylaw – Final Reading iii. Repeal Bridgetown Deposits by Candidates at an Election bylaw – Final Reading iv. Repeal Bridgetown Loitering Bylaw – Final Reading v. Repeal Outdated Bridgetown Bylaws – Final Reading 6. REPORTS and RECOMMENDATIONS (skip to video) A. Municipal Solicitor W. Bruce Gillis, Q.C. (January) B. Committee of the Whole (February 8th) i. AM-1.4.14 Low Income Tax Exemption Policy – Amend ii. AM-1.4.12 Tax Exemption and Reduction Policy – Amend iii. Cornwallis Community Gardens Association – Grant iv. Unnamed Road – Springfield v. Nova Scotia Power – Grant Easement at PID 05142039, Church St. Bridgetown North vi. Volunteer Week Selection Committee vii. Historic Gardens – Request for Letter of Support 11:00 a.m.
PROCLAMATIONS – County Crier Peter Davies (skip to video) A. National Flag of Canada Day – followed by one verse of O Canada B. Nova Scotia Heritage Day C. African Heritage Month – followed by one verse of Lift Ev’ry Voice GREETINGS (skip to video) A. Hon. Stephen McNeil, Premier B. Mr. Colin Fraser, MP, West Nova (Mr. Jason Deveau on his behalf) C. Hon. Tony Ince, Minister, Communities, Culture & Heritage and African Nova Scotian Affairs D. Michael Tompkins, Mayor, Town of Annapolis Royal E. Gail Smith, Councillor, Town of Middleton F. Lavinia Parrish-Zwicker, Chair, AVRSB G. Peter Cromwell, ANS Representative, AVRSB H. Krishinda McBride, Race Relations Cross Cultural Understanding and Human Rights Coordinator, AVRSB I. Geraldine Browning, Chair, Valley African Nova Scotia Development Association (VANSDA) J. Mr. Bill Reid, Principal, Bridgetown Regional High School (along with Student Council President Hailey Saunders and Vice President Jonathon Saunders K. Mr. James Gushue, Principal, Middleton Reginal High School (along with Student Council President Matthew Smith and Vice President Caroline Saxon) 7. ANNUAL REPORTS(Refer to Policy AM-1.3.1 Presentation of Annual Reports) (skip to video) and cont'd at (skip to video) A. Annapolis Basin Conference Centre – Beth Earle, Chief Executive Officer B. Annapolis County 4-H Club – Danny Phinney, President C. Annapolis County Federation of Agriculture D. Annapolis Co. Fire Services –Hilliard Ewing, President (to be circulated) E. Annapolis Co. Ground Search and Rescue – Barry Oliver, President F. Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens – John Mildon, Chair; Trish Fry, Manager G. Annapolis Detachment, RCMP– S. Sgt. Dan MacGillivray H. Annapolis Valley Exhibition – Rachel Taylor, General Manager I. Annapolis Valley Regional Library – Ann-Marie Mathieu, CEO J. Annapolis Valley Regional School Board – Margo Tait, Superintendent K. South West Nova Transition House Association (Juniper House) – Rhonda Fraser, Outreach Worker L. Special Olympics Annapolis County – Derek Woodbury, Curling Coach M. Trans County Transportation Society – Phil Milo, Chair; Bob Duff, Treasurer; Debbie Decker, General Manager N. Upper Clements Parks – Gino Thibault, General Manager O. Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) Community Supports – (report not provided)
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