Regular Council Meeting, June 10, 2021
The regular meeting of the Blackville Village Council met in the Council Chambers at 19:00hrs June 10, 2021 with Mayor Fortune presiding.
BRING MEETING TO ORDER:
The Mayor brought the meeting to order and welcomed everyone to the meeting.
GUESTS: Eric Dube from the RCMP was in attendance to discuss any issues council may have.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
It was moved by Councillor Ross & seconded by Councillor Underhill to approve agenda as circulated. MOTION CARRIED.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
It was moved by Councillor Underhill, seconded by Councillor Ross to adopt the minutes, as circulated, of the Regular Council meeting May 12, 2021. MOTION CARRIED
It was moved by Councillor Ross, seconded by Councillor Underhill to adopt the minutes, as circulated, of the Special Council meeting June 7, 2021. MOTION CARRIED
BUSINESS ARISING FROM MINUTES
Councillor A. Brennan was absent due to sickness.
BILLS & ACCOUNTS
Moved by Councillor Underhill second by Councillor Ross that the bills in the amount of $21,064.59 be paid. MOTION CARRIED.
COMMITTEE REPORTS: ALL REPORTS ARE ATTACHED
SENIORS: Councillor Ross had nothing to report.
BY-LAWS: Councillor Ross will start reviewing bylaws.
FIRE DEPARTMENT: Councillor Ross gave fire report for May 2021. Total manpower available (23), Call responded to within village during month (1), call outside village (0), training session held (2); New equipment: 4500 PSI compressor and 4 bottles; Equipment Not in Service: one exhaust fan broken, truck #2.
RCMP: Councillor Underhill had nothing to report.
EMO: Councillor Ross had nothing to report.
DOG CONTROL: Councillor D. Brennan had nothing to report.
STREET LIGHTING: Councillor Ross reported that all lights are working and those that are not have been reported.
LEISURE SERVICES: Councillor A. Brennan was absent.
RECREATION: Councillor D. Brennan had nothing to report.
AMBULANCE NB: Councillor D. Brennan had nothing to report.
TOURISM Councillor Underhill had nothing to report.
JULY 1: Councillor Underhill had nothing to report.
BEAUTIFICATION: Councillor A. Brennan was absent.
PARK: Mayor Fortune reported that the flowers for the park have been donated by Grant Green. Parts for the splash pad are on order and will be installed as soon as we receive them. Park roadway has been repaired and a mini split has been installed in the tourism building.
UNSIGHTLY PREMISES: Councillor Underhill had nothing to report.
FINANCE: Mayor Fortune reported that the 2020 audit is complete. We will be transferring $85,000 into reserves.
BUILDINGS: Councillor A. Brennan was absent.
SEWER: Councillor A. Brennan was absent.
STREET & PUBLIC WORKS Mayor Fortune had nothing to report.
Regional Service Commission: Mayor Fortune had nothing to report.
Publicity & Promotion: Mayor Fortune had nothing to report.
9.1 Unsightly Premises
A letter will be sent to a property owner on Veteran Street asking that the area be cleaned up.
Mayor Fortune will contact the fire marshal to discuss a property on Main Street.
Moved by Councillor Ross to adjourn the meeting at 20:10 hours.
Council meets in regular session on the first Tuesday of each month. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers at the Miramichi River Valley Municipal Office, 12 Bartholomew Road South in Blackville and are open to the public.
If you wish to address Council, please contact the municipal office at 506-843-6337 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.