The Council’s Regular Monthly Meeting was held following the Annual Meeting on Monday, March 14th 2016 at 9:55pm.

Present
Council:      Allan McInnis
Jeff Hackett
Judy Morrissey Richard
Angel Murphy
Debbie Fennessey
Wayne Gavin
Gerald Keough

CAO      Karen Gaudet Gavin

Resident/Staff: Mike Gavin

Staff:             Chancey Gaudette

Media:          West Prince Graphic – Laura Mills
Journal Pioneer            – Eric McCarthy

 

  1. Meeting called to order
    Chairperson Allan McInnis called the meeting to order, time 9:55: pm.
  1. A)  Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
       No one declared in conflict.
  1. Approval of Agenda
    It was discussed and moved by Councillor Angel Murphy and seconded by Councillor Judy Morrissey Richard:
    That the agenda be approved with the addition under New Business to tender off the Maintenance Truck. Motion Carried

 

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  1. Approval of Minutes
      It was moved by Councillor Gerald Keough and seconded by Councillor Angel Murphy
    That the minutes of the Council’s Regular Monthly meeting of February 8th be approved
  1. Business Arising
    It was noted on page 2 of the minutes that Davey is spelt Davy.
  1. Reports
     Since the meeting had started late the council’s reports was omitted.
  1. Correspondence:
  2. A) FPEIM Annual Meeting will be held in St. Peters at St. Peters Bay Complex on Monday, April 25th. To date Chairperson McInnis and the CAO will be attending.
  3. b) FPEIM is asking the members to submit questions to the board of FPEIM for the Forum in advance of the Annual. It was suggested the question of the gas tax funding and when will the New Municipal Act be completed.
  4. C) Motion –AMA PEI Work Shop – The workshop is being held in Milton on Thursday, April 7th at 6: pm.  The workshop is on Best Practice.  The CAO expressed interest in attending.
  5. D) Motion – Workplace & Safety – The workshop will be held on Thursday, May 5th in Charlottetown for a cost of $125.

It was discussed and moved by Councillor Jeff Hackett and seconded by Councillor Angel Murphy That the CAO attend both workshops. Motion Carried

 

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  1. 8. New Business:
  2. a) Motion – Cell Phone expense:

It was moved by Councillor Jeff Hackett and seconded by Councillor Debbie Fennessey:
That the CAO cell phone expense be increase from $20 to $50. Motion Carried

  1. b) Motion – Maintenance Person wage increase:

It was moved by Councillor Debbie Fennessey and seconded by Jeff Hackett:
That the Maintenance Person be approve a 2 per cent increase in wage to be retroactive January 1st. Motion Carried

  1. c) Motion –additional storage room:

It was moved by Councillor Jeff Hackett and seconded by Angel Murphy:
To construct a second storage room in the recreation room.  Motion Carried

  1. d) Motion – painting the interior of the municipal building:

It was moved by Jeff Hackett and seconded by Councillor Wayne Gavin:
To hire Judy Doucette to paint the interior of the Municipal Offices. Motion Carried

  1. e)    Motion – Sound System:

It was moved by Councillor Gerald Keough and seconded by Councillor Judy Morrissey Richard
To purchase a Sound System from Long & McQuade for $1457.46. Motion Carried
The system will be paid from the surplus of the Winter Carnival that was recently held.

  1. f) Motion – Tendering of the Maintenance Truck– reserve bid
    It was moved by Councillor Jeff Hackett and seconded by Councillor Debbie Fennessey:
    To place a reserve bid of $1200 on the 2006 Dodge Truck. Motion Carried

 

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  1.  New Business – continue

Re: sale of 2006 dodge truck
It was agreed by the council that the money received from the sale of the 2006 dodge truck will go toward a backup beeper, and a light on top of cap of the 2016 Dodge Truck.

  1. Motion – Finance
    Copies of the list of bills were circulated to the council.
    It was moved by Councillor Jeff Hackett and seconded by Councillor Debbie Fennessey:
    To pay the list of bills presented for a total of $52,255.10 as of March 14th, 2016. Motion Carried
  1. Next Council Meeting
    The council’s next monthly meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 11th.

 

  1. 11. Adjournment
    Chairperson McInnis adjourned the meeting, time 10:25pm.

 

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Chairperson Allan McInnis                                                                      CAO – Karen Gaudet Gavin