Rivers council: set to support high school's efforts in proposed project
- Published on Thursday, April 4, 2013
The following are some news and notes from the latest Town of Rivers council meeting . . .
- Accounts of $128,145.57 and utility of $12,821.94 were passed for payment.
- Council will support the efforts of Rivers Collegiate students in their proposed project to create a long-term wetland conservation program (Ducks Unlimited Wetlands Center of Excellence) on a portion of the northeast quarter of Sec. 24-12-21 owned by the Town of Rivers.
- Council will proceed with the process of defining and designating the desired wetland area for this purpose.
- Council approved the handi-transit audited financial statements and will take full responsibility for the financial statements for the year ended Dec. 31, 2012 and cover the annual shortfall.
- Bylaw 01-2013 to amend the town’s planning scheme has been given second reading subject to one minor alteration, that being moving the easterly limit of the area being rezoned 25 feet to the west was defeated; further, the applicant is to comply with current zoning designation of “R1d” which allows for one dwelling unit only.
- Councillor Ken Tait reported on the resignation of Larry Silvius as the contact for ice rental; Tait also talked about a daycare proposal. CAO Kat Bridgeman spoke about the CN sale.