Council Highlights: November 17, 2015

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·      Five recommendations from the Youth Engagement Committee has been referred to the Strategic Planning Committee; with the mandate of the Youth Engagement Committee fulfilled the committee has been dissolved.

·      Consideration of ways to improve public engagement and youth engagement has been referred to the Strategic Planning Committee.

·      The Cornwallis Park snow control contract (two-years) was awarded to Annapolis Maintenance Services Ltd.; with Somme Lane not being part of the contracted service.

·      Municipal Staff will work with the Clean Annapolis River Project (CARP) to see the implementation of the following projects - Stormwater Resilient Communities: Adapting to a Changing Climate; TD Green Streets Municipal Funding Program and GIS Map-Based Assessment of Riparian Health.                                                                                                                                   

·      The Dangerous & Unsightly Administrator will issue a tender to have a property located on Granville Rd., Bridgetown, to be cleaned up, the outbuilding to be cleaned out and disposed of in an appropriate manner and ensure the residential building be rendered inaccessible; with a lien placed on the property to recover costs.

·      The Dangerous & Unsightly Administrator will call a tender to demolish a dilapidated structure on Round Hill Rd., Round Hill.

·      Municipal staff will work in cooperation with the “Let’s Get a Playground in Nictaux Society” to create a playground and park on the land purchased by the County in 2014.

·      A Letter of Congratulations will be sent to newly elected Southwest Nova MP Colin Fraser.

·      The February 2016 Committee of the Whole date will be changed from Tuesday, February 9th to Monday, February 8th.

·      A Public Hearing regarding Council’s intent to sell the former sewage treatment plant property in Bear River to the Bear River Board of Trade for the purposes of creating a community greenhouse is scheduled for Tuesday, December 15th, 11:00 am.